SISTER SIN PREMIERE “CHAOS ROYALE” LYRIC VIDEO
Sister Sin have delivered the heavy metal album of the decade – Black Lotus, their fifth studio album in stores 10/27/14.
Sister Sin skillfully inject elements of classic, metal-tinged hard rock in the vein of Motley Crue, Accept, and Judas Priest, while remaining contemporary, fresh and pushing heavy metal to wider audiences, akin to bands like The Pretty Reckless and Halestorm. Revolver adds, “If you think Sister Sin are just another female-fronted metal band, you’ve got another thing comin’. Spiked and leather-clad, these Swedes crank out music for fighting hard and partying harder.”
KAT EDMONSON NYT FEATURE
The Big Picture is Edmonson’s label debut and was recorded with Grammy-nominated producer Mitchell Froom (Paul McCartney) in his Los Angeles studio. She has October tour dates in support of her new music with a new dates added at North Oak Cliff Music Festival in Dallas, and a performance at the legendary KLRU Studio 6A in Austin, former home of Austin City Limits. Tickets for the show, which will be broadcast live on KUTX, are only available with a purchase of The Big Picture from local staple Waterloo Records, starting this Friday, September 12th.
BORGEOUS NEW VIDEO GOES VIRAL
Fresh from his UK number 1 single, Borgeous is quickly making waves in the Electronic Dance Music scene as a top class music producer and DJ. His keen ear and innate talent to produce a provocative, textured sound has made people take notice. His UK number 1 “Tsunami (Jump)” which saw him team up with Tinie Tempah and Canadian duo Dvbbs is one of the biggest tracks of 2014 and has charted Worldwide! This was followed up with more chart success as he, together with Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike and Dvbbs took “Stampede” to the number 1 spot on the Beatport chart.
SOS NEW ALBUM STREAM
“…a sign of exciting new beginnings for the experimental artists, largely representative of youthful energy and self-discovery.” – Pigeons & Planes
MARK LANEGAN BAND NEW SINGLE
Today the MARK LANEGAN BAND announces an Autumn U.S. tour that will begin in Seattle, Washington on October 29th. The band is touring in support of PHANTOM RADIO, a new full-length album that will be released October 21, 2014 on Flooded Soil/Vagrant Records.
This will be Lanegan’s first full-band tour since 2012. Tickets go on sale Thursday, September 18.
DREAM POLICE (FOUNDING MEMBERS OF THE MEN) SHARE NEW TRACK
Having recently announced their debut LP as Dream Police, Mark Perro and Nick Chiericozzi (best known as the founding members of The Men) are sharing the title track from Hypnotized with us today.
“Hypnotized” finds the duo utilizing a Roland 707 drum machine and Juno 106 synthesizer to compliment the psychedelic, and fuzzed out guitars that the two are best known for. Mark Perro’s monotone vocals lay even with the instrumentation in the mix so that the entire track washes over you.
ZULU PEARLS AND DIRTY BEACHES TEAM UP TO RELEASE “LIGHTWEIGHT (DIRTY BEACHES REMIX FT. SAPPHIRE SLOWS)”
Berlin-based, by way of Washington, DC, Zulu Pearls is pleased to share their latest collaboration. This time Zach Van Hoozer, the creative force behind the project, teamed up with avant-garde experimentalist Dirty Beaches and Tokyo’s Sapphire Slows for an atmospheric take on his latest single “Lightweight” via Under The Radar Magazine.
MAPEI FULL ALBUM STREAM
Today you can listen to Mapei’s debut LP Hey Hey via NPR and download her single “Don’t Wait” via iTunes Single of the Week for free. Album comes next Tuesday 9/23, check out both below and see her on tour with Lykke Li starting tomorrow.
JUKEBOX THE GHOST ON VH1
“Made for Ending” is the latest track to be released in advance of Jukebox the Ghost’s forthcoming full-length self-titled album, due out on October 21st via Yep Roc Records. Last week, the band also announced that they’ll be hitting the road after the album release for a run of headlining dates up and down the east coast.
PANIC! AT THE DISCO COVER OF “BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY” BY QUEEN!
Panic! At The Disco recently wrapped THE GOSPEL TOUR, a national headline tour in support of their latest album, “Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die.” The band released a live video of their impressive cover of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” You can check it out here:
THE PRETTY RECKLESS MAKE RADIO HISTORY
Taylor Momsen and The Pretty Reckless make radio history as they become just the second female-fronted group ever to have two #1 hits in a row at rock radio (the last group to achieve this was The Pretenders, led by Chrissie Hynde). “Messed Up World,” the band’s new chart-topper, follows The Pretty Reckless’ first single, “Heaven Knows,” which has spent 14 weeks at #1 at mainstream rock and is the top rock song of the year.
AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS TICKETS GO ON SALE
dick clark productions and AEG announced today that tickets for the 42nd Annual AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS go on sale to the public beginning Friday, September 19 at 10 AM PST on www.axs.com or by calling 888-929-7849. The 42nd Annual AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS will take place at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Sunday, November 23, 2014. The show will be broadcast live on ABC from 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM ET/PT.
The AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS features performances from today’s hottest artists and presents fan-voted awards in the categories of Pop/Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Rap/Hip-Hop, Soul/R&B, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Inspirational, Latin, Single of The Year, New Artist of the Year and more.
NEW SINGLE BY MEDICINE
During this past year, Brad Laner, Elizabeth Thompson and Jim Goodall eschewed the 90s-nostalgia touring circuit trod and instead dug deep to bring you Home Everywhere: A collection of new songs created with a gaze that is omni-directional. An answer to no other band, movement or genre. An ambitious piece that could be the work of none other than three lifer music weirdos in full inspiration mode.
AMBER RUN POST “THANK YOU”
Amber Run will release their brand new EP, ‘Pilot’, on September 21st on RCA Victor. Having already revealed a two-part video for lead track ‘I Found’ and title-track ‘Pilot’, the band have just unveiled the third song from their EP, ‘Thank You’.
ERIC BELLINGER “AWKWARD”
Award-winning singer/songwriter Eric Bellinger is set to release his mixtape, Choose Up Season, featuring all new music on October 1st. Today, he releases a trailer for the nine-track mixtape that also features the intro song, “Choose Up.” Furthermore, Eric is also releasing a brand new song titled ‘Awkward’ featuring West Coast rap king The Game. With “Awkward,” Bellinger explores the uncomfortable post break-up feelings of his past relationships.
YOUTH CODE STREAMS A PLACE TO STAND EP
Youth Code’s upcoming release, A Place To Stand, is an expression of rage that could only come from Los Angeles. Perfectly capturing the frustration and claustrophobia of the early 80s LA hardcore scene but re-appropriating that aggression and melding it to the strict, pounding electronics of classic industrial. Recorded by Josh Eustis (Nine Inch Nails, Telefon Tel Aviv, Sons of Magdalene), Side A of A Place to Stand features four new Youth Code tracks that showcase an the band exploring an evolved sense of melodic synth work and more varied tempos than anything they have released to date.
BROOKLYN VEGAN CHICAGO PREMIERES “WHEN PUPPIES CRY”
It’s widely known that when a new baby laughs for the first time, Bob Iger clubs a baby seal with Pinocchio’s nose. But you should also know that when Chicago band Gypsyblood falls apart, trash-pop duo Tinkerbelles is born. Bassist/vocalist Adam Mohundro and drummer/vocalist Christian Dawson’s debut album, Fine Asses comes out on 7” vinyl on October 28 via new Chicago label Teepeespeek Records. They’ll also be celebrating the release with a show at Phantom Phest in Chicago on November 2. Brooklyn Vegan Chicago is premiering the first single today, the lachrymosely titled “When Puppies Cry.”
MASSiVE VIDEO “STILL ALIVE”
New York based metalcore band MASSiVE have released the official music video for their track ‘Still Alive’, showcasing their expert blend of thrashy metalcore, high-energy nu-metal and progressive rock.
CHUCK PROPHET’S NEW ALBUM NOW STREAMING IN FULL EXCLUSIVELY AT ESQUIRE
Night Surfer, the thirteenth studio album for acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Chuck Prophet, is now streaming in full exclusively at Esquire. Out next Tuesday, September 23 on Yep Roc Records and available for pre-order here, the album is already receiving critical acclaim. The Boston Globe proclaims, “…category-defying…” while the Chicago Sun-Times asserts, “One of the best songwriters of the last 20 years who could wear Tom Petty’s crown…” and The Washington Times praises, “Chuck Prophet’s music is, once again, magic.” In celebration of the release, Prophet will embark on a worldwide tour this fall.
KURT COBAIN: THE LAST SESSION
From acclaimed photographer Jesse Frohman, KURT COBAIN: The Last Session (Thames & Hudson, November 1, 2014) is an experiential book that combines over a hundred of Frohman’s photographs-many of which helped define Cobain’s legacy-with revealing commentary and insights from two of pop culture’s finest literary iconoclasts, writers Jon Savage (England’s Dreaming: Sex Pistols and Punk Rock) and Glenn O’Brien (author of books on style and contributor to monographs on Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and other artists).
HATEBREED ANNOUNCE WINTER TOUR WITH HEADLINER BLACK LABEL SOCIETY
Hatebreed announces Winter tour with headliner Black Label Society and other supporting act Butcher Babies. The tour kicks off December 28th in Spokane, WA and tickets will go on sale Friday, September 19. Prior to this tour, Hatebreed will be heading out to South America, Europe and the UK with Napalm Death and Volbeat.
Hatebreed lead vocalist Jamey Jasta comments, “Playing with Zakk is always a good time and we hardly ever get to play some of these cities so we’re excited to hit the road with our Ozzfest alums!”
AJR NEW EP ON SPOTIFY
AJR’s new Infinity EP just premiered on Spotify! It’s featured as an exclusive in this week’s new releases and includes new single “Infinity,” described by Idolator, who premiered the lyric video for the track last week, as “A stripped-back, folk-tinged pop song with a powerful sing-a-long chorus.”
LIGHTS STREAMS THIRD ALBUM AT THE NEW YORK TIMES
Canada’s acclaimed pop multi-instrumentalist Lights has collaborated with The New York Times to offer an exclusive first listen to her third studio album, Little Machines, out on September 23rd via Warner Brothers Records.
KAZ JAMES NEW LYRIC VIDEO
As Kaz James’ summer anthem SHOW ME ALL YOUR LOVE continues to take off around the World, backed notably by Pete Tong on BBC Radio 1, ONELOVE are excited to share a ’teaser lyric’ video shot live at Kaz James SHOW ME nights at paradise Club –Mykonos this summer.
NASHVILLE BAND, GOODBYE JUNE WINS GRAND PRIZE IN UNSIGNED ONLY MUSIC COMPETITION
Unsigned Only Music Competition is pleased to announce its 2014 winners selected from over 8,000 entries worldwide. The overall Grand Prize goes to the up-and-coming Nashville band Goodbye June with the song “Daisy.” Judged by a roster of high-profile journalists and artists such as Of Monsters And Men, Rosanne Cash, Mike Posner, John Oates, Dustin Lynch, Anthony DeCurtis (Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone), and many more, Unsigned Only is a unique music competition for solo artists and bands who are unsigned to a major label.
Winning $10,000 cash and additional merchandise, the Grand Prize winner also receives the unprecedented opportunity to be mentored by the top echelon of record company professionals, including Presidents and top-level executives from Universal Republic, Sire, Elektra, Atlantic, Warner Bros., Capitol, Sub Pop, Big Machine, Roc Nation, Virgin, Word, American Recordings, and Minty Fresh.
MARKETA IRGLOVA’S NEW ALBUM CAN BE HEARD A WEEK IN ADVANCE AT WONDERINGSOUND.COM
MARKETA IRGLOVA is releasing her second solo album September 23 and it can be heard in advance here:
PUSSY RIOT JOIN LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL FESTIVAL
Life is Beautiful Festival is pleased to announce the addition of Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina to its 2014 Learning program. The women received international attention after being imprisoned for two years in their home country of Russia, following a performance in 2012. After their release in December of last year, both Nadya and Masha have been on a mission to raise awareness for those who have been deprived of liberty in camps and prisons around the world. Joining the speaker lineup on Friday, October 24th, the founding members of the feminist punk art collective will discuss their experiences and efforts related to their incarceration, their music, feminism, LGBT rights, anti-authoritarianism and their foundation Zona Prova (Zone of Rights).
NEULORE EXCLUSIVE STREAM OF DEBUT
Nashville modern folk band NEULORE deliver an exclusive stream of their Chop Shop Records debut Animal Evolve on PANDORA beginning September 16, 2014. “With tribal drums and electric guitars,” the album due September 23rd, “puts a spin on the notion of ‘folk’”. (-CBS News)
GROUNDISLAVA ALBUM STREAM
LA-Based produced Groundislava is streaming his new album Frozen Throne today. The album comes next week 9/23 on WEDIDIT. The album is a cyber-punk ode about “the search for real love in a future cyber-based reality.” Check it out below.
YLVIS NEW VIDEO
Ylvis, the Norwegian comedy duo behind the global hit song and YouTube phenomenon “The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)” have released “The Trucker’s Hitch,” the first of a series of brand new videos to be released over the next several weeks on YouTube.
“The Trucker’s Hitch” was co-written with another legendary Norwegian duo, the incredible production and songwriting team StarGate (Rhianna, Katy Perry, Beyonce). The video premiered in Oslo, Norway tonight on the first episode of Ylvis’ highly successful Scandinavian late night TV series “Tonight with Ylvis” and is now available to view on YouTube HERE.
“LOVE & HIP HOP HOLLYWOOD” STAR RAY J JOINS THE REAL AND TALKS RELATIONSHIPS
Star of the new reality TV show “Love and Hip Hop Hollywood,” RAY J, drops by “THE REAL” on Wednesday, September 17th, to talk love and relationships, and shares his views on proposing! Tamar shares a personal moment between her and LADY GAGA during “Show and Tell” and the ladies of “The Real” welcome a little superstar with a BIG voice as OLIVIA KAY steals the show!
COASTGAARD’S NEW SINGLE “BLACK WHITE FUZZ” PREMIERES ON BROOKLYN VEGAN
COASTGAARD is back in the studio, hard at work on “Derecho”, their sophomoric album to follow up on their self-titled debut released in Spring of 2013. Impossible to tag with just one genre, COASTGAARD’s retro surf rock sound is complete with early-60’s rhythms, 90’s guitar layering and dreamy arrangements. Derecho will bring a stripped-down and edgier sound, evolving naturally from a warm summer vibe to cooler September nights.
SHADOW LANES VIDEO “SEA AND BACK”
Shadow Lanes is a Brooklyn/LA band consisting of two electronic music stalwarts, Chris Manik (MANIK) and Alex Hamadey (N’Conduit). Chris on Keys and drum programming. Alex on Guitars and samples/drum programming.
Shadow Lanes artfully merges rolling synth lines with ethereal vocals and melodic bass to encapsulate lazy California days. Channeling the definition of indie pop paired with underlying nu-disco vibes Shadow Lanes is a fitting soundtrack to your summer, from sunny days relaxing on the beach, to long balmy nights.
PHILM NEW SINGLE AT DRUM MAGAZINE
Today marks the release of PHILM’s brand new album, Fire From The Evening Sun, via UDR Music! Right now, in celebration of the new release, DRUM! Magazine is streaming the track ‘Train’. Listen here.
“I couldn’t be more excited about the release of our sophomore album”, states Dave Lombardo. “I think fans will appreciate the many maniacal levels of our combined personalities showing their crazed head on this record. I believe Fire From The Evening Sun is a combination of being fearless, methodical, focused and charming. I recently read that those are the four traits that successful entrepreneurs and psychopaths have in common. So.. listen at your own risk.”
NEW LYRIC VIDEO BY PIPE DREAM
Pipe Dream just released a brand new lyric video for our song ‘Atmosphere’ off the ‘The Oak’ EP!
BRONCHO RELEASE “CLASS HISTORIAN” VIDEO
“This is a band that are excellent at writing hooks, and as an added bonus, they’re excellent at playing their instruments. Throughout the album, the Oklahoma band shift styles and tones, never coasting in the same lane. They try on a variety of looks, all of which look good on this band.” – Pitchfork
MR. WIRED UP GETS CLUBS FIENDING FOR ‘STRIP CLUB JUNKIE’
Hot off his successful mixtape, Inside My Mind 2, H-Town rapper Mr. Wired Up released today his highly anticipated new single “Strip Club Junkie.”
The club banger is guaranteed to have the streets slayed, strippers paid and a “Strip Hop” movement made. It’s the first drop from the LP of the same name and is definitely art imitating life. Inspiration for the single, album and all of Mr. Wired Up’s music came from the places that served as his muse – strip clubs. From lacing signature Strip Hop tracks for dancers to creating the hottest pole anthem, Mr. Wired Up has definitely come a long way and he’s just getting started.
THE ORDER OF ELIJAH NEW VIDEO AT HM MAGAZINE
Joplin, MO metalcore outfit The Order of Elijah is back with a retooled lineup and a tweaked sound. The band has partnered up with HM Magazine to exclusively premiere the band’s brand new music video for their single, “God’s Unwanted Children,” that was directed by Fredy Polania of Polania Paravison and produced by Mark Hunt and David Cole while being shot in their hometown. The single is off of the band’s forthcoming sophomore album, entitled War At Heart, that will be released January 6th.
MURDA MOOK “PREACH”
Hailed as the KING OF BATTLE RAP, Murda Mook is the Harlem rapper who has broken the all hip hop barriers to become a star in his own right. Praised by some of the industry’s biggest superstars including Lil’ Wayne, Eminem and LL Cool J, Mook has just finished a collaboration with the latter and is currently gearing up for his Rap Battle concert in Atlanta with Snoop Dogg on September 19th, as well as an upcoming appearance on the BET Hip Hop Awards! He’s the rapper of the moment, and is also the star of Fuse’s ROAD TO TOTAL SLAUGHTER.
JAKIL VIDEO “ISTANBUL”
Newcomers Jakil today unveil the video for their new single ‘Istanbul’, out on the 28th of September via Sticky Lips Music.
As the follow-up to the tender tune ‘Look Like Gold’, the band’s self-released debut single, ‘Istanbul’ conjures up feelings of sleepless nights under a smouldering sky. A Quincy Jones inspired groove and an 80’s guitar lick slinks throughout whilst dancing around singer Kieran’s breathy falsetto.