My AweSOMe Preview is back. This year we have the pleasure to share 55 previews from september, october, november releases. Artwork by Gigi Scorcia. This is the Volume 3; it includes William Ryan Fritch, Joe Sampson, Craig Hallsworth, Rookie, meanwhile.in.texas, Alien Ensemble, Houstones, Pin Cushion Queen, Klunks. Listen below.
1. William Ryan Fritch – Karakorum. American genius composer William Ryan Fritch will release a new album (an original soundtrack) via Lost Tribe Sound. We are glad to share the first excerpt “Karakorum”.
2. Joe Sampson – My Love. Joe Sampson recently joined the Hidden Shoal family. He has announced the release of a new Ep titled Songs of Delay that will be out on Spetember 12. “My Love” is the first excerpt.
3. meawhile.in.texas – Another Earth. meanwhile.in.texas is the Brindisi-based experimental music projectthat involves musician and producer Angelo Guido. Take Black Pills is the new album that is out now via Triple Moon.
4. Alien Ensemble – Skeleton Dance. Alien Ensemble is the side project of German musician Micha Acher (Notwist). It involves also Karl-Ivar Refseth, Andi Haberl, Mathias Götz , Stefan Schreiber, Oliver Roth and Matthias Pichler. 2 is their second album that will be out on September 23 via Alien Transistor.
5. Houstones – Smile. Houstones is the Locarno-based project that involves Saul Savarino and Joel Pfister. Self-titled first full-length will be out via Old Bicycle Records (150 copies limited edition on tape).
6. Pin Cushion Queen – Under Electric Lights. Pin Cushion Queen is a Bologna-based three-piece band that includes Igor Micciola (synth, guitars, vocals), Marco Calandrino (bass, synth, vocals) and Nicola Zanardi (drums). Settings_2 is the second part of their project Settings. A third part will follow later this year.
7. Klunks – Smiles Too. Klunks is a electronic composer and digital sound surgeon residing in Bergen, Norway. Last year he released his debut album Elastic Forest. Hollow Scenes is the new album that will be out in October via Hush Hush Records.
8. Craig Hallsworth – We’re Too Far Away (My Other Future My Other Youth). Craig Hallsworth (Tangled Star and The Slow Beings) will return with a new album, out via Hidden Shoal.”We’re Too Far Away (My Other Future My Other Youth)” is the first excerpt.
9. Rookie – Mitch. Rookie is a Vicenza-based band that includes Nicola Cerantola, Andrea Rigoni, Carlo Demo, Antonio Loseto and Luca Sammartin. Appartamento in Centro is the first album that will be out on September 23rd via Dischi Bervisti e Dreamingorilla Rec. “Mitch” is the first excerpt.