Music Monday: Emmeline, Brian Lambert, Ali Holder

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This weekend, Emmeline was kind enough to share a brand new song with me entitled “Lead with the Hands”.  You’re excited about that, right?  Well, don’t get too excited, because I’m not sharing that track with you… yet.  Patience, my fans, in due time you will get to hear that new song.  Emmeline has been very generous about sharing tunes from her upcoming full length, Rise.  This past summer, I had the honor of debuting “Something More” on the blog.  And last week, she shared another new track on her Soundcloud page.  The song shares some of the jazzier feel of the tracks on her Early Morning Hours EP, but “If You Can’t Love Me” has a more accessible quality to the song.  It’s another song about getting through heartbreak, which seems to be a common theme in the tracks from the forthcoming Rise album.  It’s easily the local music release that I’m most eagerly anticipating at the moment, and I suspect I’m not the only one.  Emmeline’s fan base is continuing to grow, and others are now taking notice.  Last night, DJ Mark on The Local Ticket played the song, marking the first (though doubtfully last) time Emmeline will be played on FM radio.  Hear what all the buzz is about below…

I know that Emmeline was thrilled to hear her music on the radio yesterday.  One event that I’m sure she was not happy about, however, was the Cowboys’ loss to the Falcons.  It was a difficult game for Cowboys fans like Emmeline (and myself) to watch, seeing the team lose steam as the game progressed.  I suspect most fans of the team are hoping for the return of Tony Romo sooner rather than later.  Prior to Romo’s injury, local musician Brian Lambert recorded “The Ballad of Tony Romo”.  It’s a fun song that I’m sure Cowboys fans will like.  And as for the Romo haters, you can “shove off”, as Mr. Lambert says in the song.  You can download the track on Bandcamp; there’s no word as to whether or not the funds raised through Bandcamp will go to pay Romo’s medical bills.  Because I’m sure he’ll need the money.  Not really.

Finally, I leave you with From My Veins Will Fall, the new album by Austin based singer-songwriter Ali Holder (pictured above).  The past week or so, I’ve been playing the album so much that if it were a vinyl record, I’d have worn out the first copy and would be well on my way to wearing out the replacement.  To pinpoint what makes this album so captivating is a little hard to pinpoint.  I will say that her voice, equal parts sultry and heartbreaking, is a significant factor.  Also, Jeremy Menking’s electric guitar contributions are powerful without ever going over the top.  If you’re curious to hear her live, she’ll be opening for The Roomsounds October 10th at Magnolia Motor Lounge.  I’m posting the album below so you can listen, and more importantly, download From My Veins Will Fall.

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