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German Error Message shares new single “Murmuring,” announces new album Mend

Singer-songwriter Paul Kintzing, aka German Error Message, has released “Murmuring,” the first single from his upcoming full-length album titled Mend, the follow-up to 2014’s Haunts. The LP will be the project’s fifth full-length album.

The track was recorded at Kintzing’s Nashville, Tennessee home and Written and recorded at his home in Nashville, Tennessee. 

“Murmuring” is the first track German Error Code has released since his 2016 track, “2017.” Find the cover art below.

SASAMI announces debut album, shares video for new song “Jealousy”

Los Angeles songwriter Sasami Ashworth, aka SASAMI, has announced her debut self-titled album which is out March 8th via Domino. She’s shared the lead single “Jealousy” and its music video which she wrote, edited, and co-directed with Kate Hollowell. In a press release, SASAMI said, “The whole ‘Jealousy’ video was born out of inspiration from the scene ‘Bruce Vs Chocolate cake’ from the 1996 film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda.” She added, “I wanted to make something grotesque and creepy and funny of course.” Check it out here via NPR.

In a statement, SASAMI described the record as a “a mix of a diary and a collection of letters, written but never sent, to people I’ve been intimately involved with in one way or another.” Check out the SASAMI tracklist and cover art below.

SASAMI:

01 I Was a Window [ft. Dustin Payseur]
02 Not the Time
03 Morning Comes
04 Free [ft. Devendra Banhart]
05 Pacify
06 At Hollywood
07 Jealousy
08 Callous
09 Adult Contemporary [ft. Soko]
10 Turned Out I Was Everyone

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The Melodic Tree’s Weekly Playlist

1. Gold Dust – Duster

2. Helicopter – Deerhunter

3. Sun Was High (So Was I) – Small Black

4. Summer of Our Discontent – Sugar Candy Mountain

5. Eliot St. – Quilt

6. Camberwell – #1 Dads

7. Burbank – Harriet

8. Hometown -Haley Bonar

9. Love Forever – The Babe Rainbow

10. Is This Sound Okay? – Coconut Records

11. Sleeves – Tough Boy

12. 2soft2chew – Ian Sweet

13. Glued to You – Tomorrows Tulips

14. Free From All Sense of Purpose – Blithe Field

15. Old Enough to Know – Tony Molina

16. Phone Sex – Cutouts

17. Ett Stilla Regn – Ashley Erikkson

18. Playing With Fire – Nick Leng

19. First Field – The Antlers

20. Now You See Everything – Stephen Steinbrink

Generifus, Montgomery Brown, Sob Dylan at the Carlton in photos

New David Bowie app narrated by Gary Oldman

The new app based on “David Bowie Is,” an exhibit based on David Bowie’s life and career and it will be narrated by actor Gary Oldman. “This brings the amazing ‘David Bowie Is’ exhibition to a wider audience,” Oldman said in a press release. “It’s great that his fans get to experience it. It was a privilege to be involved.” The app will guide the users through “the show’s hundreds of costumes, videos, handwritten lyrics, original works of art, and more.” It is set to launch on January 8th, on what would be Bowie’s 72nd birthday.

Webster Hall to reopen this year

The historic Webster Hall in New York closed its doors in August 2017 after a sale to AEG Presents and Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment. Gerard McNamee, the director of operations, wrote in a statement, “[Webster Hall] will be closed for an undisclosed period of time for demo, reno, and transition to corporate ownership under Barclays/AEG/Bowery Presents.”

Webster Hall’s social media accounts shared a video captioned, “See ya in 2019!” on New Years Eve. See the tweet below.

The last concert at Webster Hall before it closed was Action Bronson on August 10, 2017.

The Melodic Tree’s Top 20 Pictures of 2018