She was a seamstress who made love from secret patterns of language. Some clients came to her for her skill in mending holes left by a changed mind, others for dresses whose curves were designed to keep men’s eyes forever tracing, equatorial. There were socks spun with cozy, hems taken in with the threads of [...]
Seamstress For the Band is a funny sort of blog. We decided to combine little pieces of prose (by us) with a song (not by us.) We don't write about music. We write along side it.
We choose songs we love, without preferential treatment to what is new/popular/unheard of/faster/slower/happier/sadder. We do our best to keep a good blend: something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and then we offer it to you like a proposal, a bouquet of lemon jonquils, a tiny gold band, a partnership between words and music.
All MP3s are offered as samples for a period of 1-2 weeks. Please support artists by purchasing albums legally.
PC users: RIGHT + CLICK on the song title and "Save Target As" to the folder you would like to save the mp3.
MAC users: ALT/OPTION + CLICK and "Save Target As" to the folder you would like to save the mp3.
If you are the copyright owner of a sound file we've posted and would like for us to remove it, please let us know and we will be happy to comply.
If you are an artist or represent an artist and would like to submit an MP3 for our consideration, please email as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who we are:
Fluffy Cloud of GeniusChrysta Bell1 Hosannas1 Alex Clare1 Jens Lekman1 lissie2 The Drums1 Beach House1 Passion Pit1 Julia Stone1 This Mortal Coil1 Steve Martin & Bernadette Peters1 silver swans1 Neko Case2 Perfume Genius1 Holly Golightly1 Toussaint McCall1 koko taylor1 Lower Dens1 Bombay Bicycle Club1 Bonnie "Prince" Billy1 The Mynabirds1 Mount Moriah1 Danielle Doyle1 Florence + the Machine1 Uncategorized227 The xx1 Tori Amos1 The Civil Wars1 CocoRosie1 The Moondoggies1 Angus & Julia Stone2 Coeur de Pirate1 Lightnin' Hopkins1 The Books1 Damion Suomi & The Minor Prophets1 Marissa Nadler1 Handsome Boy Modeling School1 Nick Cave1 Frightened Rabbit1 Outrageous Cherry1 Jackie DeShannon1 Dutch1 The Morning Clouds1 Cowboy Junkies1 Antony & The Johnsons1 Led Zepplin1 Stornoway1 Maria Callas1 Jesse Woods1 Vic Chestnutt1 Hugh Laurie1 My Bubba & Mi1 Loudon Wainwright III1 Jeff Buckley1 Porter Wagner1 Madeline1 Iron & Wine1 Dan Auerbach1 phantogram1 Tune-Yards1 House of Wolves1 The Black Keys1 Nick Waterhouse1 rikki98 MNDR1 Lia Ices1 Jeans Wilder1 Dolly Parton1 Nina Simone1 Ben Trickey1 Vermillion Club1 Janelle Monae1 Horse Feathers2 Dum Dum Girls1 Rising Appalachia1 explosions in the sky1 The Weeknd1 Youth Lagoon1 Camera Obscura1 Otis Redding1 Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside1 Steel Train1 saint motel1 A Fight to the Death1 Big Brother and the Holding Company1 The Tallest Man on Earth2 Gardens & Villa1 m. ward1 Reptar1 Yeasayer1 Amen Dunes1 The Old Believers1 Mazzy Star2 Grouper1 Abbey Lincoln1 Miles Davis1 Sóley1 Kishi Bashi1 Cat Power1 Josh Ritter1