Aaron Shanley & The Horrortongues album launch will now take place in VOODOO, Belfast. All tix for McHugh's still valid.
Zach writes: "Hello world, some more news... Swallow Song are delighted to be giving Aaron Shanley's 'Metal Alligator' album an official release on May 24th featuring bonus material and limited edition physical copies. The album will also be available on all usual digital platforms.
To celebrate this, Aaron Shanley & The Horrortongues will be performing on the launch day at McHugh's. Event here: Aaron Shanley: Album Launch McHugh's 24/5/17 Tickets on sale now"
Amy Montgomery is a singer songwriter from County Antrim, set apart by a mesmerising voice likened to the coarse tones of Janis Joplin. Her songwriting exploits an exciting fusion of alternative acoustic rock and blues, reminiscent of early Sheryl Crow but with influences of eastern melody with droning sitars and strings. Amy's first single 'Dangerous' is taken from her forthcoming debut EP, set for release May 2017.
Watch the video HERE
In our first show of the year, Michael Mormecha will perform at Belfast's Output Festival on February 16th alongside a plethora of other fantastic artists.
Read HotPress magazine's feature on the festival HERE
On 30th November, Micheal Mormecha will launch his debut album in a special full band show in Paper Dress Vintage, Hackney, London. Including special guests.
More info here: http://paperdressvintage.co.uk/2016/11/30
'LOFi LiFE', Michael Mormecha's debut album, has been nominated for the 2016 Northern Ireland Music Prize as voted for by an extensive academy of NI music industry and media.The overall winner will be announced at a special event on the 11th November at the Mandela Hall.
Check out the other great nominees below. More info HERE
Michael Mormecha's track 'Mixtapes' is featured in this month's The Unsigned Guide's Spotlight. Here's what they said about it:
"The quirky and delightful alternative, lo-fi pop of Michael Mormecha had us hooked after one listen. Highlighting the idiosyncrasies of a relationship, the track was built around a loop written on an old guitar picked up by Michael in a junk shop, perfectly reflecting the fun nature of the song..."
Check it out HERE and keep an ear on Amazing Radio to hear the track spinning from next week.
ANÚNA's limited edition EP 'SUNSHINE | SHADOWS' is now SOLD OUT! Digital copies still available to download from our store.
BUY HERE: http://www.swallowsongrecords.com/store/
STREAM HERE: https://play.spotify.com/album/79wwYvXKH7UBX8vRaAiXWi
“Wonderfully unique” – Artrocker
“Darkly sensitive with an experimental edge” – Hot Press
“Simply breath-taking” – Across The Line (BBC Radio Ulster)
“An impressive cut of alt-pop lushness” - State Magazine
“A wonderfully-produced, ridiculously catchy alt-pop masterstroke” - The Thin Air
"...It is a reflection of an artist producing art for its, and his own sake, a (to quote the title of the opening track) ‘Restlesss’ talent not seeking direction but content to explore multiple ones and finding satisfaction at the end of each road travelled..."
READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE