Hiss Golden Messenger

Hiss Golden Messenger – Lateness Of Dancers (9/9/14)

June 25, 2014

I was made aware of the brilliance of Hiss Golden Messenger last year. It was like finding water after walking in the desert. I have been soaking up anything Hiss Golden Messenger since. Hiss Golden Messenger is the moniker of MC Taylor and they will be releasing their Merge Records debut on September 9th. Its […]

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Hiss Golden Messenger signs w/ Merge.

May 15, 2014

Hiss Golden Messenger, the vehicle that MC Taylor delivers wonderful music to us all has now signed to Merge Records. I came across Hiss Golden Messenger last year while he was still on Paradise of Bachelors and have been infatuated since. Earlier this year, he re-released Bad Debt. I surmised that was going to be […]

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Promised Land Sound – s/t debut

September 20, 2013

Promised Land Sound are a four-piece out of Nashville that evolved from the garage rock scene that spawned Pujol and JEFF the Brotherhood. Transitioning into a more twangy inspired sound came over time. Lead singer, Sean Thompson said, “It takes time to learn who you are creatively before you can really start writing your own […]

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Promised Land Sound – Fading Fast {mp3}

August 14, 2013

Promised Land Sound are a four piece based out of Nashville. They are releasing their debut on the Paradise of Bachelors label, which also brought us one of 2013’s best efforts in Hiss Golden Messenger’s Haw. They play a twangy sound that will recall Gram Parsons and the more contemporary Dexateens. The album will see […]

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Hiss Golden Messenger – Haw [album review]

May 28, 2013

After belatedly finding out about Hiss Golden Messenger and M.C. Taylor just prior to SXSW, I made it a point of catching one of his sets in Austin. I didn’t know if it would be a solo set or full band as I made my way to St. David’s up on 9th. Turns out it […]

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Hiss Golden Messenger – Haw (out 4/2/13)

March 5, 2013

I like to think of myself as someone who is pretty up to speed on music; especially for a forty-something suburban dad. But when I stumbled upon Hiss Golden Messenger, a project led by M.C. Taylor & Scott Hirsch, let alone their previous effort The Court & The Spark ; I realized I’m not as […]

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