When he laughs in his sleep. Or talks to me in our invented language of hums and clucks and streams of song. When he says, come here, in every language. Sounds carry power because we give them meaning. They incite, invite, comfort, crush. And over time, the sounds that we become accustomed to hearing develop [...]
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 GeniusPorter Wagner1 Youth Lagoon1 saint motel1 Alex Clare1 Vic Chestnutt1 Amen Dunes1 Passion Pit1 Danielle Doyle1 Neko Case2 Hosannas1 Handsome Boy Modeling School1 Jesse Woods1 Nick Waterhouse1 Jackie DeShannon1 Dan Auerbach1 Sóley1 Stornoway1 Josh Ritter1 Grouper1 A Fight to the Death1 Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside1 Miles Davis1 Cat Power1 Loudon Wainwright III1 House of Wolves1 The Civil Wars1 Jeff Buckley1 Florence + the Machine1 Rising Appalachia1 Janelle Monae1 koko taylor1 Angus & Julia Stone2 Coeur de Pirate1 Big Brother and the Holding Company1 Nina Simone1 The Morning Clouds1 The Mynabirds1 Chrysta Bell1 Led Zepplin1 Bombay Bicycle Club1 Holly Golightly1 Tori Amos1 Marissa Nadler1 The xx1 Hugh Laurie1 Jens Lekman1 The Books1 lissie2 rikki98 Perfume Genius1 Frightened Rabbit1 Otis Redding1 m. ward1 Horse Feathers2 Vermillion Club1 The Old Believers1 Jeans Wilder1 The Weeknd1 Iron & Wine1 Steve Martin & Bernadette Peters1 Nick Cave1 Abbey Lincoln1 Gardens & Villa1 MNDR1 Mazzy Star2 explosions in the sky1 The Black Keys1 This Mortal Coil1 Kishi Bashi1 My Bubba & Mi1 Beach House1 Tune-Yards1 Lightnin' Hopkins1 Dutch1 Toussaint McCall1 Yeasayer1 The Drums1 Madeline1 Bonnie "Prince" Billy1 Uncategorized227 Dum Dum Girls1 The Moondoggies1 Mount Moriah1 Damion Suomi & The Minor Prophets1 Steel Train1 Dolly Parton1 CocoRosie1 Julia Stone1 silver swans1 Lower Dens1 phantogram1 Camera Obscura1 Cowboy Junkies1 Antony & The Johnsons1 Maria Callas1 Outrageous Cherry1 Reptar1 Lia Ices1 Ben Trickey1 The Tallest Man on Earth2