LOUIS AMANTI WILL PERFORM NEW YEAR’S EVE @ MIAMI’S “HIALEAH PARK RACING & CASINO”
Louis Amanti, the new exponent of romantic music and jazz, will perform during the 3rd annual charity gala, which takes place in Miami’s Hialeah Park Racing & Casino on December the 31st, to raise funds for the non-profit organizations, Here’s Help and University of Miami Woman’s Cancer Association. The gala will start at 8:30 pm and will include dinner, music, dancing and an auction. “I feel very grateful for having the opportunity to take part in this event,” said Armanti. “My ambition is to bring back the essence, style and grace of the Swing era and what better place to do that than this very especial evening in Hialeah Park.”
Amanti a 24-year-old of Italian and Cuban heritage is an exponent of the new Jazz-Swing music movement who has been making his talents known in Miami for several years. Amanti’s homemade video cover of Nat King Cole’s classic “L-O-V-E” has reached over one million views on YouTube.
SAINT WKND FEAT. INGLISH “LOST” REMIX
Christmas morning saw the Dimond saints deliver a sonic gift, in the likes of this very tasty reworking on Saint Wknd’s, Lost. Going for the laid back approach, the Saints bathe it in this lushness with spacious beats and an interesting take on the whole tropical vibe. This is that perfect soundtrack for all those special occasions.
DJ SHADOW “SWERVE”
About a year ago, DJ Shadow launched his Liquid Amber Imprint with an EP of the same name, and since then, we haven’t heard any new solo material from him. However, that is about to change. He’s been hitting it hard in the studio for several months, and has decided in keeping with the Christmas spirit to gift us with “Swerve.” This battle weapon bumps hard, and will certainly spice up your holiday celebration.
WATCH GLEN HANSARD’S ANNUAL TRADITION OF BUSKING ON THE STREETS OF DUBLIN
Over the past few years acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter Glen Hansard has organized the “Christmas Busk” on Grafton Street in Dublin, as a simple way to gather friends and play music. While the busk has grown over the years, it’s goal has remained the same—to raise awareness and money for the homeless in Dublin and in particular the Simon Community. Profits from recent shows in Cork and Dublin also went to Right2Homes and Peter McVerry Trust. Take a look at this year’s busk here:
NEW VIDEO SHEILA CASHANOVA
Sheila Cashanova “All A Dream”:
DJ SNAKE NEW SINGLE
Grammy-nominated French DJ and producer DJ Snake releases new track, “Propaganda,” available now for streaming and digital download. DJ Snake originally gifted the track to his fans last week via his SoundCloud, which has already garnered over 400,000 streams. SPIN has called it “An earth-shaking banger”, while
Run The Trap says, “If this is any indication of what he is working on, fans should be really excited”.
MIKE BAGGZ “NWA”
Mike Baggz releases a new single off his brand new project “The Beauty of Money” available on iTunes, Tidal, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play and all other digital media outlets.
DOCKS EP STREAM
Recently, math-rock/punk/pop group Docks, have worked with music blog Culture Addicts to bring you a stream of their forthcoming Misdirected EP – which will be available via Bad Break Cassettes and Open Door Records on January 12, 2016. In anticipation of the EP release, the band will also be embarking on a West Coast tour.
NEW ORLEANS SUSPECTS TO PERFORM AT JOHNNY D’S IN SOMERVILLE ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2016
NEW ORLEANS SUSPECTS will perform at Johnny D’s Uptown Restaurant and Music Club on Wednesday, January 20th with the GLEN DAVID ANDREWS BAND and BEN KNIGHT. Doors open at 6:00 P.M. Showtime is 8:00 P.M. Tickets are $25.00. The venue is located at 17 Holland Street, Davis Square, Somerville, MA. For more information call 617-776-2004 or visit http://johnnyds.com/.
New Orleans Suspects brings together some of the best, most highly respected players in New Orleans including: Reggie Scanlan on bass (The Radiators, Professor Longhair Band); “Mean” Willie Green on drums (Neville Bros.); Jeff Watkins on saxophone (James Brown Band, Joss Stone Band); Jake Eckert on guitar/vocals (Dirty Dozen Brass Band); and CR Gruver on keyboards and vocals (Polytoxic, Outformation).
CRSSD FESTIVAL 2016
CRSSD Festival today revealed the line-up for its Spring 2016 edition. Returning to San Diego’s Waterfront Park on March 5 and 6, for its third installment, the festival continues to champion cutting edge live and DJ talent from across the spectrum of electronic music.
Despite debuting just a year ago in California’s crowded festival market, CRSSD has already cemented its reputation with a forward-thinking underground focused booking policy. Eschewing established EDM headliners, CRSSD has turned heads and won hearts and minds by providing a platform for the edgier and more adventurous live acts and DJs within electronic music to shine.
MATUBES NEW SINGLE
MATUBES are proudly to announce their new single “Песента На Мъртвеца.”
JUSTUS PROFFIT NEW VIDEO
L.A. downer-punk Justus Proffit shared the new music video for “Saturday”, a track from his new album Magic, via Ghettoblaster Magazine just this past Tuesday the 29th.
Make sure to head over to Ghettoblaster’s website to check out the video.
THEOLOGIAN ALBUM STREAM
The latest works of auditory cruelty from New York City-area dark ambient/industrial act, THEOLOGIAN, see release today, with their self-released new album, Dregs, as well as the Black Fire Theology collaborative EP.
JIMMY BUFFETT & THE CORAL REEFER BAND TO HEADLINE BAL MASQUE
Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band will headline the first annual Link Stryjewski Foundation Bal Masque. “As a long-time fan, I am especially honored that Jimmy will perform at our gala,” states Donald Link. “He has always supported children and family causes, and his support of our event will help raise the awareness we need to help end the cycle of violence and poverty in our young population in New Orleans. Special musical guests John Cleary and the Preservation Hall Horns will be joined by The Roots of Music and The Cha Wa Indians. Seven world-renowned chefs will prepare the party menu for the Bal. An exclusive list of auction items will be presented including “The Ballers” a painting by artist John Alexander. Chef Mario Batali will craft a premium 4-course dinner on Friday evening at Calcasieu. This “add-on” event is available for only 150 guests.
WHEN: Saturday, January 9th, 2016 ~ 7:00PM – 11:00PM
WHERE: Orpheum Theatre ~ 129 Roosevelt Way ~ New Orleans
“THEY CALL THAT GANGSTA”
Blaze Ya Dead Homie has announced the dates of “The Casket Factory Tour” with special guests Lex The Hex Master and Trilogy. The tour kicks off on February 4th in Columbus, Ohio and works it’s way throughout the United States wrapping up in late March.
Blaze has also released a music video for his track “They Call That Gangsta” (featuring The R.O.C. & Lex The Hex Master) from his upcoming album “The Casket Factory” which comes out on January 15th on Majik Ninja Entertainment. The album is available for pre-order now on iTunes.