During a hectic record store day Nicholas Stevenson managed to squeeze in a rendition of Dead Arm down the corridors of Bristol’s RISE Records for the guys at GoldFlake Paint blog.
Take a little time to view this wonderful video for the Nicholas Stevenson song ‘Comet’. It was directed by Freddie Lloyd, who also happens to be the man behind Ursine Vulpine.
In other news this coming Saturday will see the arrival of international Record Store Day. The idea behind it is to celebrate the culture of the independent stores that have served us all so well over the years, and will do so for some time to come. In view of this Nicholas Stevenson will be minstreling his way around the South West for a series of in-store performances so try and make it down if you can.
He’ll be stopping by at the following shops:
Today sees the first in a series of monthly audio zines from our very own Nicholas Stevenson. Each one is to be exclusive to a range of choice music and art blogs. This month go to ThisIsFakeDIY where you can stream the audio, view the illustration and enter a competition to win a copy of Phantom Sweetheart and a T-Shirt. A few Dead Arm (Issue One) audio cassettes are floating about for you to find and will soon be accompanied by a set of limited edition prints of each piece of accompanying artwork.
Little Sea Monsters’ Bear On My Back EP found its way in front of the New Bands Panel of esteemed folk music website For Folk’s Sake. The resulting reviews can be found here.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Hilldrop Records.
Click HERE and warm your toes with a Free Christmas single from Nicholas Stevenson called ‘Honest Indian’.
During the Phantom Sweetheart Tour, Nicholas Stevenson and his band stopped off to make this video with the good folks of the Brixton Sessions.
You can find more Brixton Sessions at www.brixtonsessions.com
We had the pleasure, foresight and good fortune to sign Nicholas Stevenson early in 2010. Over the summer we worked with him to put together a record that captures his distinctive talents.
The outcome is the wonderful ‘Phantom Sweetheart’, you can sample some free tracks below or better still purchase it from iTunes, our web store, or independent stores across the UK.
The track listing for our second compilation ‘An Upward Artful Scarp‘ is nearing completion and there are some rather exciting acts indeed that shall be gracing it. More on that soon but in the meantime enjoy a sneak peak of the cover artwork and of a track by Eddie Halliday.