Month: February 2012

GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW NEW VIDEO “SEEDS”

As Georgia Anne Muldrow continues to prep the release of her forthcoming album Seeds, a collaborative effort with producer Madlib that will be released March 27th via SomeOthaShip Connect, the singer is excited to release the album’s debut visual, for lead single and title track “Seeds.” The 7″ single for “Seeds,” including the recently leaked…

OFF! ANNOUNCE RELEASE OF FIRST PROPER FULL LENGTH IN MAY

In a creative pace to match the breathless vehemence of their music, punk/hardcore luminaries OFF! have announced the follow up to their much heralded debut First Four EPs will arrive in the form of a self-titled full length May 8th, 2012 from Vice Records. Barrelling through sixteen high intensity tracks in as many minutes, the…

CARLY RAE JEPSEN SIGNS TO SCHOOLBOY RECORDS/INTERSCOPE

Carly Rae Jepsen, the Canadian singer and songwriter who has pop fans buzzing about her current single “Call Me Maybe,” has signed to Schoolboy Records, created by Scooter Braun and run by Braun and multi platinum Schoolboy/RMBG/IDJ   artist Justin Bieber. The irresistibly catchy “Call Me Maybe,” which Jepsen co-wrote, began to climb the iTunes…

AARON COHEN “UP & DOWN” VIDEO

Brooklyn by way of Seattle emcee Aaron Cohen follows up his highly anticipated mixtape Crack with the visuals for one of the project’s marquis cuts, “Up And Down”.   Directed by Shervins World, the video takes both The Electric Cool-Aid Acid Test and Alice In Wonderland to new heights as the bi-coastal rhymesayer invites all…

PHISH ANNOUNCES 2012 SUMMER TOUR

Phish will kick off its 2012 summer tour with a two-night stand at DCU Center in Worcester, MA (June 7 & 8) and a headlining performance at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, which will be held in Manchester, TN June 7-10. The run will include three consecutive dates – June 15, 16 & 17…

ROADRUNNER RECORDS ANNOUNCES THE SIGNING OF AVALANCHE CITY

Roadrunner Records is pleased to announce the signing of New Zealand’s Avalanche City in North America.   Avalanche City is the brainchild of Dave Baxter, a singer songwriter who wrote, produced, recorded and played every instrument on his debut album Our New Life Above The Ground, which was released July 8, 2011 in New Zealand.…

NEW VIDEO FROM A DAY TO REMEMBER

Day To Remember’s brand new music video for the hard and heavy track, “2nd Sucks,” off of What Separates Me From You premieres today exclusively on Vevo. The video, directed by Drew Russ, triggers a wave of nostalgia with its old-school, video game-themed antics. [youtube n6T9olarH-U nolink] http://www.facebook.com/adtr

LOTS GOING ON FOR ROB CARLTON IN MARCH & APRIL

Breaking News: Rob has a new pedal endorsement with www.sonicfusionpedals.com. ASCAP award-winning songwriter ROB CARLTON will be talking with Al Cole From CBS Radio In an EXCLUSIVE Conference Call TeleClass that you won’t hear anyplace else! Thursday, March 1st @ 9:00 pm, EST Rob has performed with Blue Oyster Cult, Zebra and Cinderella. He’ll be…

Nehedar, High Tide

Nehedar is the musical creation of Emilia Cataldo. Her latest CD, “High Tide” is her fifth self released project. Her voice is as mystical as her name. Nehedar means “wonderful” in Hebrew, and she was named well in my opinion, because this music is simply wonderful. She has a sweet petite voice that sings with…

DOUG PRESCOTT RELEASES DEBUT

Doug Prescott, an Americana/Country rock singer/songwriter from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, has been garnering some serious critical acclaim for his new CD release “The Journey & the Deep Blue Sea”, which features an all-star cast that reads like a who’s who of Americana and country music. Backing Doug up on the disc are Craig Fuller…

Q PARKER OF 112 RETURNS

Independent music powerhouse, Malaco Records, proudly announces the addition of Grammy Award winning singer & songwriter and multi-platinum recording artist, Q Parker, to their growing roster. The six-time ASCAP Award winner has formed a partnership between his production/artist development company, NeWFAM Entertainment, and Malaco Records, for the release of his upcoming solo debut titled, ‘The…

Paul Jordanous Ensemble, Kenny Quirky

Over the years we’ve seen music slowly erode into over-commercialized, corporate puppet shows providing music that is extremely sing songy, predictable, popish & highly corporate. I hereby call this new breed of music “Poser Rock” and I want to personally thank all the corporate giants for successfully transforming “Sex Drugs and Rock n Roll” into…

GARY “G” JENKINS PRESENTS NEW SINGLE “I LOVE”

Gary “G” Jenkins, lead singer of the multiplatinum group SILK, has released his brand new solo single “I Love” from his forthcoming album slated for a Fall 2012 release. The single is a blend of traditional R&B with a new flavor transcending but not forgetting today?s music. Instead of trying to “keep up with the…

TRUE WITNESS UNLEASH DEBUT RELEASE ‘THE HUMAN CONDITION’

In a day and age where ‘American Idol’ and heavily studio-enhanced music runs rampant, some good old fashioned, straight ahead, unapologetic heavy metal is just what the doctor ordered. And on the full-length debut by True Witness, ‘The Human Condition’ (releases on April 10th via Dark Star Records) 100% headbanging tunes are offered up throughout.…

EMI LABEL SERVICES/CARLOLINE DISTRIBUTION LAUNCH MARCH IS METAL MONTH 2012

EMI Music Label Services/Caroline Distribution is celebrating its fourth year of bringing metal to the masses with the March Is Metal Month (MIMM) retail campaign which kicks off in physical and digital music stores around the country on March 1. The campaign – a collaboration between retailers, record companies and digital partners – promises to…

MELVINS LITE DEBUTS

The Melvins unveil the latest twist in their 29-year history with Melvins Lite, an additional incarnation of the band that finds founders Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover partnering with Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle, Tomahawk) for a 10-song released titled Freak Puke (June 5, Ipecac Recordings).   “The Melvins have a long history of mixing up…

BIG TIME RUSH TO HIT OVER 50 CITIES

In overwhelming response to their sold-out “Better With U Tour,” Big Time Rush announced today that they will kick off “Big Time Summer Tour,” performing in over 50 cities across the US and Canada including stops in New York, Chicago, Boston and Toronto. Beginning on July 5th in Columbus, OH, the Nickelodeon stars and Columbia…

NEW SINGLE BY JORDY TOWERS POSTED

Towers has been feverishly writing and recording the songs that will appear on his debut album, which he is thinking of calling Jordy Towers Featuring Himself. He’s also finishing up a script for a short film based on several songs from the album, including first single, “Spaceboy Boogie.” “It’s a take-off on Star Trek, Star…

JA RULE RELEASES ALBUM WHILE IN PRISON

On Tuesday February 28th,Ja Rule’s highly-anticipated album PIL2 will be available in stores and on iTunes.   After a seven-year hiatus, Rule returns with an album he recorded up until the day he left for his 2-year prison sentence. PIL2 is a follow up to triple platinum selling Pain Is Love, teaming up with original…

PAUL THORN’S NEW ALBUM DUE MAY 8

Paul Thorn took an unexpected detour on the road to recording a follow-up to his most successful release, 2010’s Pimps and Preachers. After writing many discs of semi-autobiographical tunes that have drawn comparisons to John Hiatt and John Prine, the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter – hailed as the “Mark Twain of Americana” – decided to do…

CHIDDY BANG PARTNERS WITH FEEDING AMERICA

Breakout electro inspired hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang, comprised of rapper Chidera “Chiddy” Anamege and producer Noah “Xaphoon Jones” Beresin, is partnering with Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief charity, to launch a Breakfast Food Drive with college fans from 13 markets across the United States.   The Feeding America network is comprised of more…

PYYRAMIDS SHARE NEW “DON’T GO” VIDEO

PYYRAMIDS’ new music video for “Don’t Go” will put a smile on your face.   It will remind you of yourself at a younger age or of somebody you know.   Directed by Ericka Clevenger with art direction by Javier Meza, the video captures the joy we get from music, the excitement that ensues, and…

EMERGING ARTIST AMARILY RELEASES NEW SINGLES AND NEW VIDEO

Specializing in authentic, sexually charged electro-dance-pop, Amarily originally comes from the Dominican Republic but now calls Boston home.   Promoting herself with recent singles such as “Take This Kiss” and “Mucho Dolares”, Amarily hopes to cater to the highly competitive mainstream club/radio pop scene with her very well-produced tracks and upcoming music video, which was…

KENNEITH PERRIN INVITES US ALL ON HIS LIFE JOURNEY

As you all know I love technology. I just bought my second Roku and I just am ready to tell Comcast to get rid of my phone & cable but leave the Internet access. Its amazing that Comcast wants over $150 per month and Roku offers more content for close to nothing. Let me get…

MIKEL ROUSE DOUBLE CD OUT MAY 1

Composer, filmmaker, director and solo performer Mikel Rouse announces the May 1, 2012 release of his first double album, Boost|False Doors (Exit Music 1015-1016), through iTunes and all major retailers. Boost|False Doors will be available via iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp, CD Baby, CD Connection and CD Universe and on disc through All Major Retail Stores and…

BILLY RAY DEIZ DELIVERS WISDOM AND MUSIC WITH A SMILE

Billy Ray Deiz has a long history with music and showbiz, having been a founding member of Los Angeles cult favourites The Seven Souls (who Fleetwood Mac’s Bob Welch also played for), and also serving as a popular radio and television personality in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Portland. Now he makes music on his…

LUCY ANGEL ON HGTV

Lucy Angel is kicking off 2012 with a bang like only Lucy Angel can. After touring the country in support of the self-titled Lucy Angel EP, 3 hugely successful singles, and 2 music videos which garnered worldwide attention, the girls of Lucy Angel are ready to get down to business. Country’s favorite mother-daughter trio is…

BO WALTON HITS #1

UK based Bo Walton has hit number one on the British & Irish Country charts with only his second single “Wild at heart.” Released less than four weeks ago the feedback has been tremendous with plays on Country and Rockabilly stations around the world. In the words of USA DJ Jimmy Jay – “How often…

Out Like Pluto, Take Cover

Out Like Pluto is an alternative pop/rock from Seattle, Washington who state clearly that “they’re not here to revolutionize music, but do want to make you dance”. Fair enough. Both revolution and dancing can be critical, but of course, most people would choose a good dance if they could only take one. The band’s new…

The Hitchhiker, Insatiable Curiosity

  The Hitchhiker reigns out of Seoul, KR. Their debut album was released last year and they are currently working on a double release for 2012. They have been keeping busy with live performances and celebrating the success of having their musical scores released on the movie “Metamorphosis”, from the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film…

Darlene Bailey, Wrenches & Rags

  Darlene Bailey is an emotionally charged folk singer/songwriter from Boston whose story is a realistic one that may have some lessons in it, as most stories do. Darlene began writing songs during her teen years before sidelining this passion for many years because of, well, life getting in the way. Many of us have…

MAN OF THE HOUR NEW VIDEO

South Wales’s latest pop punkers, Man of the Hour, have unveiled the video to coincide with their latest single ‘A Modern Day Epic’.   The hard edged punks’ video displays their journey from starting out as a bedroom band, who have evolved into a force to be reckoned with, spilling out into the public domain.

GETTY IMAGES & TRIBE OF NOISE PARTNER

The partnership launches with the ‘Tribe of Noise Tour Around the World’, a worldwide tour which aims to connect Tribe’s musicians with Getty Images Music’s customers, producing royalty free music which is local and relevant to Getty Images’ global customer base, meeting the needs of content creators around the world. The tour will target musicians,…

Chinese Singer Ruhan Delights Midem Attendees

Midem 2012 served as the forum for China’s shot at launching a new artist internationally. Together with representative from the General Administration of Press & Publication (GAPP) and China Audio Video Association (CAVA), Shanghai Synergy Culture & Entertainment Group introduced singer Ruhan during a press conference at the Sound of China Pavilion on Sunday, January…

Shades of Jade giveaway free track

Track taken from Debut EP ‘Her Soul’ which is out NOW Shades of Jade, the most talked about soul rockers from London, are giving away ‘Her Soul’, the title track from their debut EP, which was released on Valentines Day. The indie soul songsters are preparing for a busy summer indeed, with a vast amount…

BO WALTON ‘WAITING ON A DREAM’ OUT NOW

Early press releases declared that, with the advent of Bo Walton, rock ’n’ roll would “never sound the same.” The problem with making such a claim is that once rock ’n’ roll doesn’t sound the same, it’s no longer rock ’n’ roll. Of course, these days almost anything can be – and often is –…

Man of the Hour release brand new video and announce tour dates

South Wales’s latest pop punkers, Man of the Hour, have unveiled the video to coincide with their latest single ‘A Modern Day Epic’. The hard edged punks’ video displays their journey from starting out as a bedroom band, who have evolved into a force to be reckoned with, spilling out into the public domain. The…