Twenty-one year old Pasadena-based artist Charlie Hickey released his remarkable Marshall Vore-produced debut EP Count The Stairs earlier this year to praise from the likes of Rolling Stone, NPR Music, Pitchfork, The FADER, Brooklyn Vegan, Stereogum, UPROXX, Paste, and more. Today he announces that the EP will receive a physical release on November 12, courtesy of his new label home Saddest Factory Records, Phoebe Bridgers’ label via Dead Oceans. Of the signing, Bridgers says, “Being able to sign Charlie is one of the reasons I started a label.” To celebrate the announcement, Hickey shares a reimagined version of Count The Stairs single “Seeing Things” with some help from his new labelmates, MUNA.
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Charlie Hickey on NPR All Songs Considered
[NPR] By Bob Boilen & Marissa Lorusso On this week’s All Songs Considered, we have a brilliant collaboration between Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Matt Sweeney and the blistering guitar of the Tuareg musician Mdou Moctar. We’ve also got the first new song in five years from José González — and for the first time, this Swedish-Argentinian musician sings in Spanish. Then […]