Free MP3 of the Day
One of the best country rock bands to come out of L.A. since the Flying Burrito Brothers, I See Hawks In L.A. have a new album coming out in March called A New Kind Of Lonely. Our Free MP3 of the Day, “Spirit of Death,” is one of the prettiest country rock songs you’ll hear this year.
Jon’s “Fairytale” is a heartfelt plea to live life to the fullest and grow beyond your self-constructed restraints. “Fairytale” opens simply enough with Jon singing and strumming, but give it a minute, and the track builds to full chug-a-lug hand clapper and foot stomper.
You can check out Jon’s DIY video for “Fairytale” below. You’ve gotta respect a guy who puts on his short pants, sets up a tripod in a park, and just plays his song and runs in a couple of circles, and then cuts in a few shots of monkeys and red pandas, and says, “Perfect! That’s just what I wanted.” Perfect, in deed, Jon– that’s just what we wanted too. Nicely done.
For a sneak peak of the upcoming film Safety Not Guaranteed” (from the makers of Little Miss Sunshine) check out the film’s original theme song, written by Ryan Miller and performed by Mark Duplass. Matching the film’s quiet emotional power, the “Big Machine” starts softly but gradually builds to a cathartic climax.
Nashville-based rock duo Bonaventure have just released their debut EP Come Hell Or High Water. With a diverse sound reminiscent of bands like Kings of Leon, The Goo Goo Dolls and Tom Petty. Bonaventure’s highly anticipated debut EP, Come Hell or High Water, is feel-good rock n’ roll at its best.