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13 Kinds of Happiness out and available for purchase now

"Enchanting solo set from droll German [...] Excellent." - Uncut 09/2018, 8/10 "exquisite and engulfing voice" - THE 405 "13 Kinds Of Happiness is dark, but there's hopeless beauty in abundance." - THE LINE OF BEST FIT, 8.5

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Pre-order Stella Sommer's 13 Kinds of Happiness now

Das kann ja heiter werden... 13 Kinds of Happiness, the oh so cheerful debut solo album from DIE HEITERKEIT singer and songwriter STELLA SOMMER, available for pre-order now. Official release date is August 10. We can't wait.

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the elwins european tour for keeps pt. 2

Starts Feb. 4 in Zaragoza, Spain. Please see SHOWS section for details and ticket links.


kodiak deathbeds european tour announced

European dates revealed. Please see SHOWS section for details. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Berlin and Paris shows cancelled. Hamburg show has moved to a different date, November 23rd. You can catch them either at 6 PM at Michelle Records or later at 8:40 at Knust opening for Giant Sand. Or you can go to both. Which is what I'm gonna do.


Kodiak Deathbeds' debut album

now available for pre-order at iTunes.

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Kodiak Deathbeds sign with Affairs Of The Heart

Kodiak Deathbeds or as some people like to refer to them: the tiniest supergroup. We don't know about that. All we know is they recorded an album, 10 songs of pristine beauty. That's what makes them special to us. Super even. And yes, they're no strangers. Amber Webber is the singer in Black Mountain and Lightning Dust, Derek Fudesco is the guitarist in The Cave Singers. Both incredibly talented in their own right. Put together, well... Listen and find out. There are a few songs available on the band's soundcloud. The album will come out September 25.


Play For Keeps iTunes pre-order

Shop till you drop! Play For Keeps, the new album from Canadian indie pop sensation THE ELWINS, out March 20 is available for pre-order now at iTunes.

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the elwins european dates announced

Please see SHOWS section for a full list of dates and ways to get hold of your ticket.


THE ELWINS play for keeps in 2015

Super pumped is what we are. Isn't that what the kids say? Well, it's true. Why you ask? THE ELWINS are back. With a new album, their much anticipated sophomore offering Play For Keeps, scheduled for release March 20 on Affairs Of The Heart. While that is great news, it's still a ways off. Meanwhile, here's one of the songs, "So Down Low", in the form of a lyric video. So sing along, peeps!

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elwins summer tour pt. 2

starts next Wednesday in Lörrach. See SHOWS for details.


THE ELWINS new single and European tour

Listen to the new single "Sittin' Pretty" via the player on the left. It's the third and final single from the band's acclaimed debut album And I Thank You. A new album scheduled to arrive later this year/early next year. Tour dates posted in the SHOWS section of this website.


the elwins euro tour update

New dates added under SHOWS. Exciting!


clash vs. the elwins

New issue of Clash's iPhone app available now via following link: Featuring Forgetful Assistance from THE ELWINS.


elwins fall dates announced

The first batch. More to come. 11.09.2013 DE- Schorndorf, Manufaktur 13.09.2013 DE- Erfurt, Franz Mehlhose 14.09.2013 DE- Freiburg, Swamp 20.09.2013 DE- Munich, Atomic Café 21.09.2013 AT- Aflenz, Sublime 23.09.2013 AT- Vienna, Rhiz 26.09.2013 DE- Dresden, Bärenzwinger 27.09.2013 DE- Berlin, Magnet 29.09.2013 DE- Oberhausen, Druckluft 01.10.2013 UK- London, Old Blue Last


new signing - the elwins

Signed a new band. They're awesome. Album, And I Thank You, out July 12. You can listen to the first single, Forgetful Assistance, on the player on the left. Watch the video in the MEDIA section. And if you're in the UK, even see them live. May dates announced. See SHOWS for details.



"Hallo Deutschland. Wie geht es Euch?"

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wintersleep new video/euro dates announced

Cute, hilarious, disturbing, awesome. The new video for Nothing Is Anything (Without You) just went up in the MEDIA section. Also new May dates have been added. Benelux, Switzerland and France. See SHOWS for details and purchase your tickets now.


wintersleep return to germany

German May dates confirmed. See SHOWS for details.


wintersleep uk tour

Our beloved WINTERSLEEP are gonna head out soon, the day after tomorrow actually, on an extensive UK tour as support of the equally fantastic FRIGHTENED RABBIT. Check SHOWS for dates. A tour trailer is posted in the MEDIA section.


Dead Fingers European Tour announced

First time over. How exciting. Dates are posted under SHOWS.


wintersleep europe tour 2012

New European tour dates are now posted in the shows section. The tour will start Sept 18th in Amsterdam and wrap up in the UK with stops in Germany (including Reeperbahn!), Norway, Denmark and more.


dead fingers take europe

Finally, a new release date is set. DEAD FINGERS' now not so new self-titled debut full-length will come out October 26. Promise! Something to look forward to. To tell your friends about. You heard it here first people. An album trailer is posted in the media section.

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wintersleep release new album hello hum

Juno Award winners return with a new album. Hello Hum is, well let's not be overdramatic, their previous records were pretty darn great, but this one stands out. As their best to date. Or not. Make up your own mind. In stores September 21 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Benelux. I'm overwhelmed. Again. Listen to Resuscitate on the player on the upper left. The video for In Came The Flood and a few other live videos can be found in the media section. Enjoy.


new azure ray mini-album as above so below out september, 7

As Above So Below marks somewhat of a departure from their original sound. It's sparser, more minimal and more electronic, yet unmistakably AZURE RAY. Producers Todd Fink of the electronica band THE FAINT - who also happens to be Orenda's husband - and long-time collaborator Andy LeMaster (BRIGHT EYES, NOW IT'S OVERHEAD) left their distinctive marks. Listen to the first track "Scattered Like Leaves" on the player on the upper left. An album teaser can be found in the media section.



Next year will see Affairs of the Heart's 5 year anniversary. A giant achievement we keep telling us here and enough reason to celebrate the only way we know how. With Schnaps. Sorry, what I meant to say was music of course. MARIA TAYLOR, FLARE ACOUSTIC ARTS LEAGUE and UNBUNNY together on one stage. Come join us for what promises to be a series of memorable evenings.

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Tim Kasher on tour in Europe with Mariachi El Bronx

Please see SHOWS section for dates.


LD strikes back - new FLARE album/EP² out November 25

On November 25 FLARE will release the follow-up to their critically acclaimed yet criminally overlooked 2009 masterpiece Cut.

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Tim Kasher to release new EP

Tim Kasher will release his new EP Bigamy: More Songs From The Monogamy Sessions on September 30 in Europe.

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A family affair - Maria Taylor's new album Overlook

Maria Taylor, known also as one half of the beloved duo AZURE RAY, returns with a new solo album, her fourth.

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New signing: The Dead Trees

THE DEAD TREES will release their sophomore album entitled WHATWAVE with Affairs Of The Heart on July 15. This record has become very dear to us over these past few months and we hope you will share in our excitement. You can listen to the first single "World Gone Global" right here on this website. Download, share, do whatever with it. Just click on the play button on the player to your left. DEAD TREES are a bunch of nomadic dudes. To be more precise, they are Michael Ian Cummings (vox, guitar), Todd Dalhoff (bass, vox), Matthew Borg (guitar, vox) and Noah Rubin (drums, vox).

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Nik Freitas opening for Bright Eyes

Nik has just been confirmed to open for BRIGHT EYES in Zurich, Berlin and Cologne this summer. Here are the dates: 16.06. CH- Zurich, Kaufleuten // 19.06. DE- Berlin, Columbiahalle // 21.06. DE- Cologne, E-Werk SOLD OUT! MORE DATES HAVE BEEN ADDED. PLEASE SEE SHOWS SECTION FOR A FULL LIST. THANKS.


Nik Freitas new release

Nik Freitas releases his new album Saturday Night Underwater on June 3. It is the follow-up to 2008's Sun Down. Nik has been busy playing with the Mystic Valley Band (Conor Oberst) and BROKEN BELLS these past years. Saturday Night Underwater marks his 5th solo effort, his most accomplished one.

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Tim Kasher European tour

What a great way to start the new year! Acclaimed frontman of CURSIVE and THE GOOD LIFE Tim Kasher is about to embark on his first ever European tour as a solo artist.

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David Dondero announces European tour details

Acclaimed songwriting troubadour David Dondero is about to kick off his European tour in support of # Zero with a Bullet, his new album due out August 27 on Affairs of the Heart, next Tuesday, August 24, in Dublin.

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Tim Kasher: “Cold Love” song premiere on

Today exclusively premiered “Cold Love,” the first MP3 off Tim Kasher’s debut solo album The Game Of Monogamy, which will be released November 19th, 2010, on Affairs of the Heart.

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