Sounds and Tones Records

Francesca Shanks released a 10-song LP, I Am Walking Away, Nov. 5, 2016. It got coverage in Modern Vinyl and Music for Lunch and a couple other things.

A Day Without Love "Too Fast" video premiere gets coverage in Impose Magazine, New Noise Magazine


S&T has signed The Chain Letter, bedroom rock for fans of Tiger's Jaw, Alkaline Trio, and Barnswallow.


Their EP, "Worse Things Have Happened to Better People," will be out May 5 on cassette/digital download/streaming. 

Joe Mansman and the Midnight Revival Band Unveil New Music Video



Joe Mansman and the Midnight Revival Band have released the official music video for their newest single, Reap and Sow.

You can watch the video above, and download or stream the single at the Sounds and Tones Bandcamp.


Flannel Dan and the Panhandle Band featured on WMNB



Flannel Dan and the Panhandle Band stopped by Julia Dixon's "Creative City" radio show on WMNB-lp 107.1FM to play some songs and talk about the amazing, growing Berkshire music scene.

You can check out a portion of their interview as well as a live performance of their song at the link above.


Joe Mansman and the Midnight Revival Band Release New Single


Sounds and Tones' resident hell-raisers Joe Mansman and the Midnight Revival Band have released their newest single, Reap and Sow.

The single can be streamed and downloaded for free through the label's Bandcamp


Pre-Orders Open for New A Day Without Love LP


Pre-orders for Solace by A Day Without Love, physical CD or digital files, are available now at the Sounds and Tones Bandcamp. The album comes out August 30 through the label.

The first single, It Hurts, is streaming on Austin Town Hall as well as on our Sounds of Summer compilation!


Summer Compilation "Sounds of Summer" Now Available


Sounds and Tones Records is proud to announce the release of our summer 2016 compilation, "Sounds of Summer." The compilation features 18 tracks that includes both label and non-label artists, and can be streamed through Bandcamp, Spotify, iTunes and all major streaming services.

Submissions were gathered throughout the late spring, ultimately bringing together a wide-spanning tracklisting over several genres, styles, and geographical regions. Stay tuned for our next compilation, and its call for submissions, here on the website or through our Facebook.


Darling Valley signs with label and releases new single




Sounds and Tones signs Albany folk rockers Darling Valley and releases their newest single, "Widows and Revolutionaries," the second single released off their forthcoming album.

The single can be streamed through the label's Bandcamp, as well as the previously released single "Graces." You can also pre-order their album Crooked Orchards in anticipation of its June 24 release through Sounds and Tones.




Francesca Shanks begins work on next album




Francesca Shanks, singer/songwriter/ukulele wonder, has written about half of her next album, she says, and has begun recording.

The album, titled “I Am Walking Away” will be her second album with Sounds and Tones.
Her debut Wolf Island can be streamed on Spotify, Bandcamp, and found on CD in the webstore. .Check back with Sounds and Tones for more information and a release date.




Submissions open for the next label compilation


Sounds and Tones begins taking submissions for their next compilation album, titled Sounds of Summer. It is summer themed, and the interpretation of the theme is left up to the artist.

All genres and styles are welcome, and each submission is considered by the label; however, submission does not guarantee a spot on the compilation.
Deadline for submission is June 15, and the compilation will be available on all major digital distributors including Spotify, Itunes and Tidal.
For inquiries and submission please email soundsandtones@gmail.com.




Crafter announces tour with Castor's Hollow




Sounds and Tones artist Crafter announce that they are heading out on a cross-country tour supporting Castor's Hollow. The tour kicks off in Crafter’s home-base of Adams, MA on May 31 and continues through the month of June.

The tour is sponsored by Digital Tour Bus and the tour dates can be found on their website. Stream Crafter's EP on Spotify, Bandcamp, or buy the CD on the webstore.




Joe Mansman and the Midnight Revival Band joins the label




Sounds and Tones has added Glens Falls, NY based rock and rollers Joe Mansman and the Midnight Revival Band to the label. The five-piece already has a full-length EP “Too Far Gone,” available on the Sounds and Tones Bandcamp and in the webstore.


Corkbush Field Mutiny signs with the label and re-releases album




Sounds and Tones not only signs St. Louis alt-rockers Corkbush Field Mutiny, they also re-issue their album Interstellar Rockefeller.

The album can be found on all digital streaming platforms such as Spotify and Tidal. The album can also be purchased on the Sounds and Tones Bandcamp.




Sounds and Tones signs Flannel Dan and the Panhandle Band




Flannel Dan and the Panhandle Band joins the Sounds and Tones lineup in a twofold manner - as their own project, and as the backing band for Sounds and Tones artist Izzy Heltai.

The band consists of all North Adams residents, and are all members of the Common Folk Artist Collective, who routinely hold open jams in their gallery hosted by the band.




Crafter releases EP with Sounds and Tones Records




Crafter's new EP, titled Distance, can be streamed on Spotify, Bandcamp, and as a CD in the webstore.




Heart of Gold debut A Profound Sense of Slipping out now




The debut album of Berkshires singer-songwriter Heart of Gold, A Profound Sense of Slipping, is available now through Sounds and Tones. Find it on Bandcamp and on CD through the webstore.




Sounds and Tones debuts their first collection, Snow Songs




Just in time for the first snowfalls, Sounds and tones releases Snow Songs: A Sounds and Tones Holiday Compilation. It is a collection of songs, both original and covers, that reminded the artists of winter. With no particular religion or holiday as a theme, this album more focuses on the various ways people interact and remember winter.

All of the profits from this album will be donated to benefit Erika's Lighthouse , a non-profit that supports youth with depression and mental illness as well as their families. Album available here .




Francesca Shanks releases debut album, Wolf Island




Sounds and Tones releases Wolf Island, eleven succinct ukulele driven folk songs written by Berkshire-transplant, Francesca Shanks.

The album can be found on Spotify, downloaded from Bandcamp, or purchased on CD from the webstore.