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ALBUM ANNOUNCE // Lia Ices Shares “Thousand Eyes” Lyric Video, New Album ‘Ices’ Out 9/16



Very happy to welcome back Lia Ices with the announcement of her new album Ices out on September 16th on Jagjaguwar. Following up 2011’s acclaimed Grown Unknown, the new album was produced by Benny Sagittarius [production team of Lia and her brother Eliot] and support from Clams Casino on several tracks. You can experience the first single “Thousand Eyes,” off the new album via an enthralling video directed by Dougal Henken that features artwork by Hugo Barros. Watch the “Thousand Eyes” video above or here on YouTube.

Pre-order the new album via iTunes, Amazon, Jagjaguwar, and your local record.

On making the new album, Lia explains,

“Each song on the record became a collage of times, places, and people. Most of them started in the Hudson Valley, where Eliot and I wrote and recorded vocals, guitars, synths, and beat ideas.

“We’d send those first incarnations to Clams Casino in New Jersey and then we’d meet up in Brooklyn to arrange the new parts together. We worked in the penthouse of the Wythe Hotel – a floating glass box. We’d set up our computer, mixing speakers, midi keyboards, and all our weird gear, plus thai food and red wine. We’d bring up one of our demos and we’d sit behind the midi keyboard and sift through sounds and ideas and beats and find new things together.

“After those Wythe Sessions (in Brooklyn) we took different tracks to Woodstock and Los Angeles to layer in live drums and percussion, and I went to Atlanta to record final vocals. For the first time, Lia Ices felt like an inclusive project with its own identity, not just a name.”

ICES Track Listing

1. Tell Me
2. Thousand Eyes
3. Higher
4. Love Ices Over
5. Magick
6. Electric Arc
7. Sweet as Ice
8. Creature
9. How We Are
10. Waves

Sharon Van Etten to Release ‘Tramp Deluxe Edition’ on November 13, New Track Available For Streaming

It’s been an incredible year for Sharon Van Etten. Her Jagjaguwar debut, Tramp, has received the highest of praises, while the live performances have morphed each beautiful song into an experience. We couldn’t be happier to share the news of her Tramp Deluxe Edition, set for release on November 13! The deluxe edition features both the original album, released this past February, AND demos of each track. In addition to the 12 songs, the demo album features the previously unreleased bonus track, “Tell Me,” which you can stream above. It’s Tramp come full circle.

The demo version of Tramp includes new self-portrait artwork and liner notes about each song taken from Van Etten’s journals. Pre-order at SC Distribution or iTunes.

Earlier today, Rolling Stone named Sharon Van Etten a Band To Watch and posted an exclusive video of her and the band performing at Paris’s Ladyfest. Watch HERE. Sharon heads back out on tour this Thursday, October 25, playing Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club with Damien Jurado. See the full list of shows and ticket links HERE.

Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves
Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices
Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten
Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten
Lines of Latitude by Small Black
North Hollywood Microwaves by Pink Mountaintops
Fire-scene by S. Carey
Crown the Pines by S. Carey
Forgiven/Forgotten by Angel Olsen

Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten

Ambulance City by Pink Mountaintops

Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten

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