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Single Serving: Loch Lomond – Little Me Will Start A Storm

Portland’s fantastic Tender Loving Empire have been quietly releasing some of the best new music over the past couple years (including No. 5 on TK’s Top LPs of 2010: last year’s excellent Hunger & Thirst LP by Typhoon).  And they clearly haven’t run out of talent to feature: yesterday they released another stunning LP, this one by Portland’s Loch LomondLittle Me Will Start a Storm is the sextet’s first release on Tender Loving Empire following a series of releases on Hush Records (many of which are still available). Blending the earnest, rustic sensibilities of folk with their brand of symphonic chamber pop, Loch Lomond have spun a lush, earthy record that is sure to earn them a spot in many listeners’ hearts this year. Download the album’s first two cuts and a Fleetwood Mac cover below.  That cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain” is simply smoking.  This is orchestral folk at it’s best.

Loch Lomond – Blue Lead Fences
Loch Lomond – Elephants & Little Girls
Loch Lomond – The Chain (Fleetwood Mac Cover)

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Posted by Matthew Hickey

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Matthew is the music editor and co-founder of Turntable Kitchen. He’s addicted to vinyl records, pour over coffee, craft beer, small batch bourbon, and pan roasting pork chops.

  • Brian

    In the middle of my first listen of Blue Lead Fences. This song is pretty freaking tough!

  • Brian

    Elephant & Little Girls is great too!

    Thanks again Matt!

  • Matthew

    Yeah, Brian – this album was a real find. I love Tender Loving Empire. They are on it.

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