Authentik Artists is proud to announce the signing of The Break Mission from Brooklyn, NY. We will be digitally releasing their new 13 track LP Alpha on June 22, 2010. The band have posted the new track “Thieves” on their Myspace page along with a behind-the-scenes clip of their recording and recent touring using the mentioned track.
Alpha was produced by Ben Lindell (MGMT) and the band has been previously featured in Spin, The Boston Globe, CMJ and on a national compilation distributed by Starbucks. Fans of bands like Doves, Band Of Horses, Elliot Smith and Fleet Foxes will appreciate their diverse and forward-thinking indie rock sound.
“We just found out about this trio….The music sounds and feels passionate, and the instrumentation is beautiful.” – mog.com
Catch a very special Authentik Artists showcase on May 24th at The Viper Room in Hollywood with Automatic Static and Michael Lowman. RSVP for the show and gain free access to the show (must email RSVP@AuthentikArtists.com). Automatic Static are currently in the studio putting the final touches on their new EP for Authentik and is slated for a Summer 2010 release.
Singer songstress Justine Bennett grew up amongst artists and hippies in the mountains of British Columbia, listening to the folk songbirds of her piano teaching mothers generation. As a late teen, she packed her things and moved to San Francisco. After years of playing on the streets where she lived, Justine recorded her debut album “Invisible”, which synched every song to television and afforded her performances at legendary venues such as the Fillmore in SF and the Troubadour in LA.
Her most recent work, “Heavy Feeling” is a mystical folk rock album, capturing her North Country influences and hauntingly unique vocal timbre. There’s something vintage in her angelic alto voice, that recalls other singing sirens, Joni Mitchell, Stevie Nicks and Natalie Merchant, from rocks golden ages.
Producer Chris Seefried (Rosanne Cash, Low Stars) along with musicians David Immergluck (Counting Crows, John Hiatt) and Don Heffington (Emylou Harris, Ricky Lee Jones) have adorned this record with loose instrumental embellishments, creating songs that feel lived in and music that is timeless.
Pete Kilpatrick Band released a brand new EP entitled Shapes And Sounds today. The EP marks the band’s fifth studio album and is available in stores now! Catch PKB touring the East Coast and Midwest in support of the release. The ‘Shapes And Sounds Tour‘ dates are posted below.
12.18 - Crested Butte Resort – Crested Butte, CO 12.22 - 207 The TV Show On Air @ 7pm – Everywhere, ME 12.26 – Middle East – Cambridge, MA (Boston Album Release Party) 1.5 - Port City Music Hall – Portland, ME w/ Ryan Cabrera 1.8 – The Frontier – Brunswick, ME w/ Marie Moreshead 1.9 - Space Gallery – Portland, ME (Portland Album Release Party) 1.22-1.23 – Talons Challenge – Beaver Creek, CO 2.5 - The Phoenix – Sunday River, ME w/ 40 Ounces To Freedom 2.12 - The Old Goat – Richmond, ME 2.21-2.22 - Mt. Sunapee Resort – Mt. Sunapee, NH 2.27-2.28 – Okemo Mountain Resort – Okemo, VT 3.6-3.7 – Sunday River – Sunday River, ME 3.13-3.14 - Stowe Resort – Stowe, VT
Check out the brand new music video from Matt Stansberry for the track “I’m So Blue”. The song comes from his new release Self Portrait EP, available now on iTunes and most online retailers. Hear more music from the effort on his official website.