Hiss Golden Messenger

Hiss Golden Messenger



Hiss Golden Messenger is an American folk music band, originating from Durham, North Carolina, led by MC Taylor.[1] For the various recordings he is joined by a number of guest musicians.[2] After releasing his earlier material on his own label, Taylor signed with Merge Records in 2014. In 2016 he released the album Heart Like a Levee and embarked on an international tour.



Hallelujah Anyhow
Hallelujah Anyhow is an album by musical group Hiss Golden Messenger, released on September 22, 2017.
Domino is an album by musical group Hiss Golden Messenger, released on August 28, 2017.
Domino is a song by musical group Hiss Golden Messenger, released on August 28, 2017.
Standing in the Doorway
Standing in the Doorway is a song by musical group Hiss Golden Messenger, released on June 30, 2017.

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Song of the Day: Hiss Golden Messenger – When The Wall Comes Down
  –  September 21, 2017
North Carolina project Hiss Golden Messenger has never been just one thing. Founder and frontman M.C. Taylor started out playing in SoCal hardcore band Ex-Ignota, but now plays music that’s about as far from hardcore as Henry Rollins is from shoegaze.
Tonight in live music; Mumford & Sons, Luis Fonsi, Hiss Golden Messenger, Riff Raff and more
  –  September 21, 2017
️ Luis Fonsi The undisputed king of the summer arrives in Clearwater to close the season with a performance that will certainly include the most-streamed song of all time (“Despacito”) as well as selections from a nearly 20-year career that’s ...
Hallelujah Anyhow (Review) — Hiss Golden Messenger
  –  September 20, 2017
The music of Hiss Golden Messenger has always fallen more in the realm of alt-country, but on his seventh effort Taylor provides some much appreciated bluesy swagger. "Domino (Time Will Tell)" chugs mightily behind a soulful slide guitar and some very ...
Hiss Golden Messenger Finds Light in Darkness
  –  September 20, 2017
It followed 2016’s stellar Heart Like a Levee, and it was a reminder of the uplifting power of music when you feel untethered and hopeless. Since then, Taylor has continued to grow with Hiss Golden Messenger, this past summer putting on a memorable ...
Hiss Golden Messenger’s Spontaneous, Imperfect New Record ‘Hallelujah Anyhow’ Is A Beacon In Dark Times
  –  September 19, 2017
Taylor jokingly refers to his current body position while on the phone to discuss his masterful new record as Hiss Golden Messenger, Hallelujah Anyhow ... period between releases as he says creating music is his job. It’s his own chosen profession ...
Win a Hiss Golden Messenger Prize Pack!
  –  September 15, 2017
Relix and Merge Records are giving away a Hiss Golden Messenger prize pack that includes the new album ... and John Paul White provided vocal harmonies. “This music is for hope. That’s the only thing I want to say about it. Love is the only way out.
Mumford & Sons and Hiss Golden Messenger perform at Amalie Arena
  –  September 13, 2017
Six months after its release, an eternity in pop-music time frames ... They’ll be at Amalie Arena in Tampa on Wednesday. Opening the show is Hiss Golden Messenger, a strong retro folk-rock band that is actually a guy named MC Taylor and a varying ...

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