MIST GIANT : added to Velvet Blue Music roster

Velvet Blue Music is happy to annouce we’ve added San Francisco’s Mist Giant to the label ! ! ! !
Owl Magazine was kind enough to offer up a free download from them : here.
Their new ep Human Tree is available now as a 1 sided 12″ or in digital form : here.
Mist Giant could be described as indie, electro, post rock ?  . . .  others have decribed it as 60’s drug music set to todays sounds ?  We’ll let you call it whatever you like.
If you live near San Fran. be sure to see them this Sat. w/ Birds & Batteries and James & Evander @ The Rock Make Festival


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