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Carswell & Hope release new album Sign of the Times

Lawrence, KS five-piece Carswell & Hope have released of Sign of the Times, their 2nd full length studio album, on Tuesday August 30th, 2022. The first post-pandemic offering from the group led by Irish songwriter and lead vocalist, Nick Carswell, the album features ten tracks that move from atmospheric landscapes through pulsing guitars and flavors of electronica, … Continue reading

Carswell & Hope new single + album announce

Carswell & Hope, Lawrence’s favorite all-singing 5 piece alt rock outfit, have announced their next full length release: Sign of the Times will be available Aug 30th on all streaming platforms, released by Silly Goose Records. The album features ten tracks that move from atmospheric landscapes through pulsing guitars and flavors of electronica, to the … Continue reading

All MixMaster2021 Sessions Available Now

Our MixMaster2021 offerings concluded this week, and all sessions are available to view from KKFI 90.1FM’s Facebook page, as well as embedded below (our Demo Dip features copyrighted material that Facebook won’t allow us to embed directly here). We thoroughly enjoyed hosting some great conversations with some fantastic artists from the Kansas City region and … Continue reading

Now Accepting Submissions for Demo Dip at MXM2021!

Have you ever wondered what happens to all that music you’ve submitted to festival bookers, venues managers or radio stations once you’ve hit send or mailed your CD? Continue reading

Live Show: Carswell & Hope / Christena Graves Band at Replay Lounge / Aug 15

The summer live show vibe is back! Join Carswell & Hope with guests Christena Graves Band on Aug 15 at the Replay Lounge in Lawrence, KS Continue reading

Carswell & Hope’s Pandemic Playlist

Carswell & Hope were busy at home, during the pandemic. Here’s a selection of music released in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mostly cover versions recorded at home and released with videos on social media. Featuring guests and collaborators Jason Slote, Austin Quick, Beau Bledsoe, CS Luxem, Katlyn Conroy. Continue reading

Carswell & Hope new release & video: On My Way

The latest single “On My Way” from Carswell & Hope harks back to folk-rock of the 1970s with rich vocals, warm organs and silky guitars holding up a sing-along earworm that evokes a road trip on a summer’s day. The song is accompanied by a crowd-sourced music video, compiled of footage submitted by fans from all … Continue reading

Demo Dip at MXM2019

One of our most popular workshops, The Demo Dip returns at #MXM2019 this Saturday at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, as part of Crossroads Music Festival. The idea is simple. Musicians and bands put their CDs in a box at the start of the session, and one-by-one, a disc is pulled out at … Continue reading

The Wave (A Reckoning) – Debut Track from Nick Carswell solo project

Nick Carswell is the main creative force behind Carswell & Hope, but he has also quietly been working on some new solo material that has just been released. The Wave (A Reckoning) is from a new project that drifts into the acoustic-electronica, with looping, sequencing and a custom-made multimedia performance to go with it. Debuting … Continue reading

Songs From Ireland 2019

Kansas Public Radio and Liberty Hall presents The 3rd Annual “Songs From Ireland” concert A unique evening of Irish traditional, rock, folk and pop music with special guest performers and a dance performance by Céilí at the Crossroads. A portion of the proceeds go to benefit Audio-Reader Network. featuring: Carswell & Hope Katlyn Conroy Sky … Continue reading

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