September 23, 2014
Dark Blue "Sounds Like Hell On Earth" Now Streaming at Noisey
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September 9, 2014
Jaye Jayle "The Beast Keeps Cool" 7" Single Out Now
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September 8, 2014
Dark Blue "Hanging From The Chandelier" Now Streaming at Brooklyn Vegan
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August 19, 2014
Dark Blue "Pure Reality" LP/CD Out 10/7, Stream a Track on Stereogum
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August 15, 2014
Bose "Scene+Heard" Mini Documentary Covers Late 90s Emo, Cap'n Jazz, Joan of Arc & The Promise Ring
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August 6, 2014
Jaye Jayle "The Beast Keeps Cool" 7" Single Out 9/9 (Stream and Video)
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July 23, 2014
Spin: Q&A: Label Founder Tim Owen on the Evolution of Jade Tree
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July 15, 2014
Dark Blue "Just Another Night With The Boys" Out Now
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June 24, 2014
Pitchfork highlights the "(In)essential Jade Tree Records"
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The Beast Keeps Cool
Seven Inch | Digital Download (JT1134)

Those who know Evan Patterson from the aggressive throb he deals as the front man of Louisville’s Young Widows might be taken aback by his singer-songwriter alter ego Jaye Jayle. There is no cocksure swagger or the aggressive walls of guitar the band is known for anywhere on either side of this solo single. Instead, you get the A Side “The Beast Keeps Cool”, a late night burner of a track that ties together the simple, synthetic swiggles and pulses of 60’s electronic mavericks the Silver Apples with the straight ahead strum and bang of a Velvet Underground jam while the B Side “It’s Jayle Time” comes off like the soundtrack to an unmade psychedelic spaghetti western where an outlaw with a heart of gold rides into town to settle a score and maybe score a little peyote. Jaye Jayle is a one way trip into the loner zone occupied by the likes of Neil Young, Fred Neil, Vernon Wray and many other introverted souls. Do yourself a favor and grab a ticket for the ride.

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