MI2N
Music Industry News Network
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21ST
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Releases (more headlines) 05-27-2014

Feather Beds’ Single “Walter” From Upcoming Debut Album Alights Upon Listeners’ Ears

Bookmark and Share
Website: http://www.facebook.com/FeatherBeds
At times relaxed, atmospheric music that gently washes over listeners and other times upbeat, impassioned anthems that get them moving, Feather Beds has found a niche that connects with listeners on many different levels and suits a variety of musical moods. Music lovers can finally get a complete picture of this complex sound when his debut album, The Skeletal System, is released this coming fall. In the meantime, the album’s first single, “Walter” will be released this summer following its inclusion on WiFi PR Group’s Indie Anthems Vol. 5 compilation, released in April.

Feather Beds is the ambient-meets-indie pop solo project of producer and instrumentalist Michael Orange. Michael’s first inspiration to pursue music on his own was hearing Weezer’s Blue Album at age 11 and learning all of the songs with his two childhood friends. The album was transformative for his young musical tastes, and it motivated him to create music that would reflect this passion and the background from which he came. His parents bought him his own drum set the next year, which was his first step into a future career in music.

Feather Beds looks to a number of different musical influences, ranging from My Bloody Valentine, The Smiths, Joy Division and Mogwai to The Beach Boys, Hot Chip, Roy Orbison, Kate Bush, Tool and Radiohead. With all of these influences and Michael’s own musical background and tastes comes a sound that’s often compared to Animal Collective, Sigur Ros, Liars, Four Tet, Panda Bear, Sleep Party People and Shlohmo, among others.

CatFromJapan describes Feather Beds’ sound on “Walter,” “Combining the ambient etherealism of what sounds like other-worldly field recordings with the DIY production style of someone like Shlohmo, Feather Beds have created a sound that is eerily close to CFJ favorite ‘Oliver Wilde’s’ down-tempo brand of folky atmospherics.” SoundSXP.com has its own take, saying, “Dublin's Feather Beds make the kind of music that probably soundtracks Animal Collective's dreams.”

Slated for a summer 2014 release, “Walter” is the first single off Feather Beds’ debut album, The Skeletal System, which will be released on Victoria Warehouse Records in fall 2014. On the album, Michael played everything and recorded and produced it himself. Victoria Warehouse is now taking the time to remix and master it, but the album is a true independent production in the making. It conveys a wide range of emotions, from dark humor, love and romanticism to anger, sadness and feeling lost.

Feather Beds’ track “Walter” is featured on WiFi PR Group’s Indie Anthems Vol. 5, a compilation of international independent talent spanning a wide range of genres who WiFi PR hopes to put on the radar of music lovers and industry movers and shakers alike. Recently released at Coachella in April, the digital mixtape was handed out on 3,500 downloads cards to festival attendees, and 1,500 more download copies are now available on the Indie Anthems Bandcamp website.

As a solo project, Feather Beds has not yet performed live, as his music was mostly focused on studio releases, but Michael has tours in Europe and North America planned for later this year and in 2015. In the past, he has toured with other bands, including The Star Department, Subplots and Autumn Owls, during which time he’s played with such national artists as Low, Why?, James Vincent McMorrow and The Futureheads.

Fans can purchase physical copies (vinyl and CD) of Feather Beds’ music from Victoria Warehouse Records. Digital copies are also available on iTunes and his Bandcamp page.



About Feather Beds Music

“Walter” Single (2014)

The Skeletal System (2014)



Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FeatherBeds

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Feather_Beds

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/BedsFeather

Bandcamp: http://featherbeds.bandcamp.com/

SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/feather-beds



Media Contact:

Alisa St. Rock

WiFi PR Group

800.614.6473 Ext.1

wifiprgroup@gmail.com

www.wifiprgroup.com



About WiFi PR Group

WiFi PR Group, www.wifiprgroup.com, based in Los Angeles, CA, is an innovative marketing force in the interconnecting worlds of Philanthropy, Business and Entertainment. Specializing in digital publicity and branding, WiFi PR works closely with its clients to create business to business and business to consumer campaigns.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Suburban Mom Indie Musicians Plot To Walk The Red Carpet At GRAMMY® And HMMA Music Awards

Invitation From Within: Ann Licater's Music & Vision Offers A Pathway To Peace

The EGH Project Launches First Album "Life Song" On New House And Lounge Music Label

CEntrance Announces 'i5' An Audiophile Case For iPhone

Malaysian Artist, Tan, Breaks Into The US Music Scene With Debut EP

HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS PUT OUT AN AMAZING INDIE SELF-TITLED DEBUT LP

Illustrious Hip-Hop And R&B Producer Afrokeys Wants You To Enter His "Best Song Contest"

TwinsMusic Enterprises Presents The 5th Edition Of Italian Jazz Day



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» CISAC Takes Digital Royalties Issue To The UN
» Audio-Technica Microphones Provide The Right Solution For Fusion Act Snarky Puppy’s Unique Recording Method
» ASCC Artist Signs Deal With Nashville Record Label
» Online Rap Sensation, K-Slick, Releases New Video
» Statement On Turtles Victory: All Digital Radio Must Pay For Pre-1972 Recordings
» Jim Mahoney Becomes General Manager Of Merlin In USA
» Torrpedo Launches AWARE BitTorrent Campaign In Support Of Chinese Rockers' #UselessRockUSA Tour
» PhantomFocus™ System Stuns At PotLuck Audio Conference (PotLuckCon)
» Rachael Sage's Blue Roses Out On Nov. 4, Key US & UK Tour Dates Added
» HOBART OCEAN Stays Connected With Their Fan Base Via New IPhone And Google Play Apps


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Show Your Red&Green And Support China's Second Hand Rose #UselessRockUSA Tour
» Provocative Beijing Rockers Second Hand Rose To Play NYC, DC, Philly, Boston
» BROBST Electro-Rock Leads MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart
» Second Hand Rose To Play NYC, DC, Philly, Boston
» Love And Peace 2014 Outdoor Camping Music Festival
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart (Vol. 1, No. 4)
» The Courtesans Drives MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart
» FM Pilots Skyrockets To Top Of MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart 07/19-07/25/2014
» Zebra Music Festival (Shanghai) Ticket Giveaway Winners
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart 07/12-07/18/2014
» Temple Bar 3 Year Anniversary

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2014 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.