Graves have new record “Con Tios Y Tias” out on Tape cassette with Florida’s Whirlingcloud Records. On other side of said Tape is “Friendly Phones” a compilation of friends songs and personal phone messages. get personal. tell dark secrets. try harder.
It’s rare that musicians are able to upload video of their entire album as it was recorded in the studio, but an attainable goal when performed ‘live’ without overdubs. In this case, video illuminates some aspects of the performance that our ears might take for granted. For example: simultaneous guitar and piano playing on “Guilt’s Tune”.
On the heels of recording the detailed, epic followup to Home, Peter took some downtime in Oregon on the mend (after knee surgery) to write a collection of songs and record them one Spring day at the Type Foundry Studio in Portland. Seven of those songs, presented here, comprise the entirety of How they Are, out last week on HUSH / Bella Union.
Hosannas played this two song set for the videographers at circletosquare.com highlighting their own brand of balladry as a duo.
1. Don’t Talk (Put Your Head on my Shoulder) (Beach Boys cover)
2. Open Your Doors
Today they embark on an epic tour. They’ll have their latest album in tow, the first release for their own label Tree Farm (in partnership with HUSH). Together is the first studio album from Hosannas, recorded earlier this year with John Askew (Dodos, Tu Fawning) at Scenic Burrows Studio in Portland. Due out Nov 9th, you can hear it first by picking up a copy at one of their shows.