Casper and The Cookies

2 09 2009

The art pop band from Athens, GA stopped by the Relay Recording Studios to perform for our cameras. After putting on some fine vintage apparel and applying some glittery eye lashes, the trio kicked things off with “Sharp”.

“Pete Erchick Bicentennial Service Area” and “You Love Me” after the jump…

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Hopewell

27 08 2009

Brooklyn psych-rockers Hopewell joined us at 1305 studios to play a few songs off their Good Good Desparation record.

“Island” and “Preamble, Pt. II” after the jump…

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Kevin Devine

17 08 2009

It was our lucky day. Despite his beloved Mets being in the dumper, New York singer/songwriter Kevin Devine dropped by Relay Recording August 4th to play tracks from his latest “Brother’s Blood.” Devine may be the most affable person we’ve ever met in music. Later that week he rejoined his God Damned Band for a well received set at Lollapalooza in Chicago.

two more tracks & mp3 download after the jump…

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Samantha Crain and the Midnight Shivers

21 07 2009

During a recent tour stop in Columbus, OH, Samantha Crain and her band the Midnight Shivers were kind enough to spend an afternoon of coffee drinking and recording with us at the Relay Recording studio. They played three tracks off their debut LP “Songs in the Night” for us (and you) to enjoy…

two more tracks & mp3 download after the jump…

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Willy Mason

16 07 2009

We finally dusted of these tapes from a few months back when Martha’s Vineyard singer/songwriter Willy Mason came through Columbus, OH. Willy was touring solo across the Midwest and hung out at Relay Recording for a few hours to sing three new tunes (the titles listed here are actually tentative, seeing as the songs didn’t really have names yet.)

Willy Mason “If it’s the End” Live at Relay Recording (download)

Hear (and watch) “Wind” and “Carry On” after the jump…

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Ernie Halter

22 05 2009

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To watch the other two songs Ernie recorded for us, click the pictures below to watch at palestra.net/music/relay after the jump…

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Angel Taylor

19 05 2009

Perhaps this won’t sit well with serious, career minded artists. Angel Taylor had no intention of any of this happening. No major label deal, no touring, no nothing. The 20 year old from Castaic, California was content writing poetry, and singing for family members. Heck her first plane trip was to meet with her eventual record label.

“Love Travels” is her debut. Label mate John Mayer is a fan.

Angel stopped by Relay Recording while on tour in May 2009. We also interview Angel in January 2009 at the Sundance Film Festival. Watch that interview here.

To watch the other two songs Angel recorded for us after the jump…

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