The B-52s’ Kate Pierson is releasing her first solo album, Guitars and Microphones, on Feb. 17th. Produced by Tim Anderson, guitarist for the Los Angeles band Ima Robot, the album features guitarist Nick Valensi of The Strokes on several tracks. Pierson collaborated on songwriting with Australian pop star Sia, who executive produced the album. A video for the song “Bring Your Arms” can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvKCfiVNh3Uy6mFoJKgia7w
Guitars and Microphones is being released through Kobalt Label Services on Pierson’s personal imprint Lazy Meadow Music, which shares a name with the Catskill Mountains lodge she owns with her partner, Monica Coleman, Kate’s Lazy Meadow. The couple also owns a motel in Landers, California called Kate’s Lazy Desert, where guests stay in renovated Airstream trailers.