Written by Fense
Iâ€™m reading a little note by a key force behind Hardly Art Records, the label releasing The Pica Beats (MySpace) sophomore album, Beating Back The Claws Of The Cold, today. I usually donâ€™t quote press releases, but this one is both important and relevant:
If thereâ€™s one thing I love about this label, it is being able to introduce bands that no one knew existed.
And itâ€™s true. I hadnâ€™t known about Le Loup or Pretty & Nice (the latter will hit later this year), or even their set of local Seattle bands. The list: Arthur & Yu, The Moondoggies, and, of course, The Pica Beats. That is, I didnâ€™t know about any of them until the Hardly Art introduction. Read More »The Pica Beats: Beating Back The Claws Of The Cold [Album Review]