Once again, we present our end-of-the-year favorites from the Burst & Bloom family and friends. It is our hope that you might discover something that has made us happy in 2017, and that it will make you happy as well.
Burst & Bloom had a banner year, releasing the following: “A Light I Can Feel: A Tribute to Brown Bird” compilation 2CD, the Buzzy zine anthology book, the free “Burst & Bloom 50” compilation, Guy Capecelatro III’s “Hope is the Thing With Feathers” CD, The Great Auk’s “Paradox” CD, and Cape Snow’s “The Last of the Light” CD. We encourage you to check these out, if you haven’t already.
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We’d like to welcome The Great Auk to the Burst & Bloom family! The Great Auk is the acoustic and sometimes semi-plugged-in duo of Carrie Bradley and Bernie Jungle. Their songs run from acoustic to electric, big harmonies to near whispers, and distortion to silence, as Bradley and Jungle deliver stories, vivid imagery from the mundane to the phantasmagoric, humor, a love of language, and a lot of conversation between the strings.
Listen below, and order HERE.
Chris Hislop interviewed Cape Snow’s Bree Scanlon about the new album, being a trans-continental band, and playing live for the first time. Read it HERE.
The band is playing a few select dates in support of the album. See the live page for details.
- Erik Tans “Beacon / Certain Ghosts” from Tiny Fires’ Tiny Fires
- Dan Blakeslee “Commerce in the Night” from Tiger Saw’s Tigers on Fire
- Blake Seale Jr. “Lucky” from Guy Capecelatro III’s The Silence of Our Predicament
- Tiger Saw featuring Helena Sundin “Acreless” from Wesley Hartley’s Narrow Gauge Quad Trains
- Friendship “Woo-Hoo”, from Seekonk’s Pinkwood 2
- Chris Decato “Night Pt 2 (Helena’s Song)” from Tiger Saw’s Nightingales
- Pale Wallace featuring Emma Vachon “Jamb Figure” from Ruin/ Renewal’s Ruin/Renewal
- Gregg Porter “Montreal Canyons” from Hello Shark’s Break Arms
- Zach Tremblay “My Worried Mind” by Gideon Brown from Seasonal Disorder – Autumn
- Mara Flynn “Useless Rain” from Guy Capecelatro III & Craig Werth’s Ten Miles Out
- Scott Houston “The Longest Distance” from Guy Capecelatro III’s Every Last Light
- Ackport “Plastic Light” from Bellows’ As If To Say I Hate Daylight
- Craig Werth “Vivisector” from The Verms’ The Verms
- Eric Ott “Box of Wine” from Hello Shark’s HS
- Marc McElroy “Out of My Head” from The Landladys The Landladys
- Peter Squires “Broken Highway” from Pale Wallace’s Pale Wallace
- Jerusha Robinson “Time To Come In” from Mara Flynn’s Wide Open
- Guy Capecelatro III “The Warmth of the Sun” from Eastern Mountain Time’s Really Comin’ Down
- Wesley Hartley “Tired of Wishing” from Guy Capecelatro III’s Everything You Are
- Jim Rioux “I’m Over Love” from Cape Snow’s Cape Snow
- Eastern Mountain Time “I’m Serious” from Friendship’s You’re Going To Have To Trust Me
- Breakfastsong “I Am On Fire” from The Landladys’ 20 Year Reunion
- Justin Carloni “Rocketship” from Jim Rioux’s Darlings of the Soil
- Cape Snow “Good Hands” from Mara Flynn’s Good Hands
- Best Girl Athlete “Frayed” from Guy Capecelatro III’s Hope is the Thing with Feathers
For our 50th release, we invited Burst & Bloom artists and friends to cover songs from our catalog. Every artist who’s released an album on Burst & Bloom has been covered for this collection. Only one song per release is represented. Burst & Bloom 50 will be available free-of-charge digitally in the coming weeks. Thank you for your support and stay tuned!
Ackport covers Bellows
Best Girl Athlete covers Guy Capecelatro III
Dan Blakeslee covers Tiger Saw
Breakfastsong covers The Landladys
Justin Carloni covers Jim Rioux
Cape Snow covers Mara Flynn
Guy Capecelatro III covers Eastern Mountain Time
Chris Decato covers Tiger Saw
Eastern Mountain Time covers Friendship
Mara Flynn covers Guy Capecelatro III & Craig Werth
Friendship covers Seekonk
Wesley Hartley covers Guy Capecelatro III
Scott Houston covers Guy Capecelatro III
Marc McElroy covers The Landladys
Eric Ott covers Hello Shark
Pale Wallace covers Ruin/ Renewal
Gregg Porter covers Hello Shark
Jim Rioux covers Cape Snow
Jerusha Robinson covers Mara Flynn
Blake Seale Jr. covers Guy Capecelatro III
Peter Squires covers Pale Wallace
Erik Tans covers Tiny Fires
Tiger Saw covers Wesley Hartley
Zach Tremblay covers Gideon Brown
Craig Werth covers The Verms