07.30.10

An Autographed "Kite"

If you haven't already picked up a copy of Mark Olson's new album, Many Colored Kite, a number of retailers across the country have limited quantities of the album autographed by Mr. Olson himself. Check out the list below to see if there's a music store near you offering this special opportunity:

Other Music, NYC
http://www.othermusic.com/

Electric Foetus, Minneapolis
http://www.electricfetus.com/

Park Ave CD
2916 Corrine Dr.
Orlando, FL 32803
http://www.parkavecds.com/

Amoeba
6400 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
http://www.amoeba.com/

Waterloo
600A N. Lamar
Austin, TX 78703
http://www.waterloorecords.com/

Grimey's
1604 8th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203
http://www.grimeys.com/

Cactus
2110 Portsmouth
Houston, TX 77098
http://www.cactusmusictx.com/

Twist & Shout
2508 E Colfax
Denver, CO 80206
http://www.twistandshout.com/

Music Millennium
3158 E Burnside
Portland, OR 97214
http://www.musicmillennium.com/

Guest Room
125 E Main St
Norman, OK 73069
http://guestroom-records.com/

Shake It
4156 Hamilton Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45223
http://www.shakeitrecords.com/

Tumblin' Dice Music
697 Bluff Canyon Circle
El Paso, TX 79912

CO-OP Records
516 S. 2nd St.
Clinton, IA 52732

07.29.10

Megan McCormick in Relix Magazine

Megan's forthcoming Ryko debut, Honest Words, received a glowing review in the new issue of Relix magazine, saying that Megan "expresses her joy and agony with a sound that blurs the lines between blues, rock and alternative-country, while channeling everyone from Bonnie Raitt to Steely Dan."

Check out the full review on Megan's MySpace blog.

07.27.10

Mark Olson's "Many Colored Kite" Takes Flight

Mark Olson's new studio album, Many Colored Kite, is out today! The album is available on CD and LP on Amazon or check out iTunes for an exclusive digital bundle featuring two exclusive bonus tracks and a digital booklet.

07.27.10

"The McGarrigle Hour" Out Now on Ryko Analogue

For the first time, Ryko offers a double vinyl edition of Kate & Anne McGarrigle’s The McGarrigle Hour, featuring new liner notes written by Hannibal Records’ founder and producer, Joe Boyd.

The release features appearances by family and friends Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Loudon Wainwright, Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright, Chaim Tannenbaum, Jane McGarrigle and Lily Lanken.

 This special package is available on InSound.

07.23.10

Mark Olson Performs at Relix

Mark Olson stopped by Relix magazine while he was in New York City and performed a special acoustic version of "Many Colored Kite," the title track from his new album.

Click here to watch the performance on the Relix website.

07.21.10

Fran Healy Presents

Ryko is proud to announce that Fran Healy, frontman of acclaimed Scottish rock band Travis, will release his debut solo album, Wreckorder, on October 5th.

Wreckorder was recorded in Berlin, New York and Vermont. The collection of songs includes the Neko Case duet, “Sing Me To Sleep,” which bounces over warm melodies and a syncopated drum loop, and the dramatic waltz of “As It Comes,” which features Paul McCartney on bass.

To give fans a glimpse of his new release, Healy will stream the guitar-rich first single BUTTERCUPS on www.franhealy.com
 

07.14.10

Matt White Performing at the New Music Seminar 2010

Matt White is part of the line-up at this year's New Music Seminar 2010. Matt is performing songs from his upcoming album, It's The Good Crazy, at the opening night ceremony on July 19th at Webster Hall.

The event, which takes place over the course of three days, is a forum for artists and labels. Visit the event website where you can learn how to sign up to attend the seminar.

07.12.10

The Posies Announce "Blood/Candy"

The Posies are back! In an exclusive interview with The Huffington Post today, Posies' frontmen Jon and Ken revealed details about their upcoming album, Blood/Candy, the band's first album since 2005's Every Kind of Light.

 The album is out September 28th on Ryko. For tracklisting and European tour dates, click here to read the feature.

07.08.10

Mark Olson Premieres Morning Dove

Head over to Mark Olson's MySpace page and and get an exclusive listen of "Morning Dove," the second track on his new album, Many Colored Kite.

 Mark also wrote a blog about the inspiration behind "Morning Dove." Read his story here .

07.02.10

Mark Olson Featured On The Huffington Post

Mark Olson is interviewed on The Huffington Post website in a feature called Americanarama. Mark discusses in depth the process recording his new album and shares details about tracks from his new release, Many Colored Kite. Click here to read the interview.