LINCOLN JESSER RELEASES FULL ALBUM STREAM
While Lincoln Jesser’s debut, full-length album, ‘Modern Color’ won’t be available until next week, Spotify has the album streaming in its entirety right now, HERE! Packed with nine emotionally engaging, feel-good electronic pop tracks, the album officially drops on September 23, 2014 and can be preordered on iTunes.
NABIHA’S ‘MIND THE GAP’ EP NOW AVAILABLE TO STREAM
Primed to become the next breakout pop-star in the US, platinum-selling Danish songstress, Nabiha has offered up a free stream of her debut EP Mind The Gap, which will be released September 23rd via The End Records / ADA. Continuing their on-going support, VH1 is exclusively streaming the EP as part of their Hear It First platform, which in the past has helped launch the careers for artists such as Lorde and Sam Smith. The EP is also available now for pre-order on iTunes.
WYATT ‘HERE COMES EVERYBODY’ EP OUT NOVEMBER 11, 2014
Maddy Wyatt will never have wisdom teeth. Her dentist told her it’s because she’s so highly evolved, but he probably says that to all the girls. Nonetheless, she believes in change as a constant. Especially for the better and most especially when it comes to music. WYATT will release the new EP, Here Comes Everybody on November 11, 2014.
WYATT’s music is born out of the Colorado calm and NYC craze that have molded Maddy as a writer. It continues on the folk/pop path they’ve forged, but this time it’s infused with bits of psychedelia, California dreaming and French revolution.
TG SHEPPARD ON TOUR
Country star TG Sheppard is hitting the road for the fall leg of his 2014 concert tour with a schedule that shows no signs of slowing down. He’ll be taking the spotlight in theaters and concert halls across North America. Cities listed among the lineup include Joplin, MO, Laughlin, NV, Topeka, KS, Conroe, TX, Branson, MO, Ocean City, MD and more. In addition to the tour, the legendary singer is celebrating the 40th anniversary of his chart-topping single, “Devil in the Bottle.”
The acclaimed singer/songwriter has scored 21 Number One singles during his show-stopping musical career. “Last Cheaters Waltz,” “Do You Wanna Go to Heaven,” “I Loved ‘Em Everyone,” “Party Time,” “Finally,” “Only One You” and “Slow Burn” are among his greatest hits.
MATT STAMM RELEASES NEW SINGLE “I DON’T KNOW HOW TO MEND YOUR HEART”
Check out New York singer-songwriter Matt Stamm and his new single, “I Don’t Know How To Mend Your Heart” from his recently-released sixth studio album, Lines and Waves. Lines and Waves has been described as a “soothing, enjoyable album” by Confront Magazine, with Audio Fuzz saying, “Not since Todd Rundgren has an artist so completely made someone else’s songs his own… This is absolutely beautiful.” Urb.com called his music video for his cover of “Always Something There To Remind Me” a “classic in the making.”
SLOW CLUB “WANDERER WANDERING (ACOUSTIC LIVE)” VIDEO ONLINE NOW
Sheffield, England’s Slow Club will launch their North American headlining tour in support of recent album Complete Surrender tonight at the Bowery Ballroom in New York, NY. The run will take the duo of Rebecca Taylor and Charles Watson, together with their backing band, across the US and into Canada through October 5th, where it will wrap up in San Diego, CA.
HATSUNE MIKU EXPO COMES TO THE U.S.
Part of a worldwide event inaugurated in Indonesia this spring, the “Hatsune Miku Expo” will bring the cyber-celebrity Hatsune Miku to Los Angeles and New York City this October. Full details on this comprehensive event below.
Hatsune Miku 3D live show
Dates: October 11 & 12, 2014
Venue: Nokia Theatre
Hatsune Miku Halloween Party
Dates: October 11 & 12, 2014
Venue: Los Angeles Center Studios
Address: 1201 W 5th St T-110, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Hatsune Miku 3D live show
Dates: October 17 & 18, 2014
Venue: Hammerstein Ballroom
Tickets: please visit http://mikuexpo.com/ny
Hatsune Miku Art Exhibition – Universal Positivity
Dates: October 9 to 19, 2014
Address: 118 Orchard Street (corner of Delancey), New York, NY 10002
NEW SINGLE BY CELLDWELLER “LOST IN TIME”
Independent Artist/Producer Celldweller has released ‘End of an Empire (Chapter 01: Time)’ featuring 5 new, original tracks along with remixes from Breathe Carolina, Comaduster, KJ Sawka and OCTiV. Stream the new single “Lost in Time” below.
MICHAEL PERSALL PREMIERES NEW TRACK “STANCE”
Singer-songwriter, Michael Persall premieres his BRAND NEW single “Stance” on Performer Magazine. “Stance” is the second single from Persall’s debut EP, This & That, set for release November 2014.
Known for his honest and conversational style of songwriting, and a combination of alternative, pop, and soulful influences, Baeble Music says “this kid has some pipes on him, and I am jealous.”
HUDSON MOHAWKE FULL SET FEATURING EXCLUSIVE NEW MUSIC AND SPECIAL GUESTS
On August 22 in Los Angeles, Ray-Ban and Boiler Room partnered for a warehouse spectacular presented by Hudson Mohawke. Created in collaboration with Warp Records and art directed by LuckyMe Studio, with a line up at the forefront of breaking electronic music, the event was broadcasted live around the globe.
NEW SINGLE BY LEGATO VIPERS
Translating their fever-pitch live show to ½” reel-to-reel tape, LV is a live off the floor set of trash can surf instrumentals. Recruiting drummer Jay Anderson (Biblical) the album finds the reformed band – which features members of The Magic, Jim Guthrie band, and Del Bel – staying true to their raw, driving songs, bent humour, and bent notes.
FF POST “PAST YEAR”
Last month FF released the rip-roaring track “Caught In A Dream,” the first cut from their debut album Lord. Today they are back with new single “Past Year,” premiering on Culture COLLiDE, which proves to be an exercise in the delicate balance of distortion and melody. Keep your eye out for this band at CMJ!
ONEREPUBLIC “I LIVED” REMIX
Remix comes out September 23 on iTunes and all digital/streaming partners. First official remix from the new OneRepublic single “I Lived.” Follow-up to multi-platinum hit singles “Love Runs Out” and “Counting Stars”.
IAMEVE RELEASE’S “TO FEEL ALIVE” 7INCH
IAMEVE is thrilled to release the “To Feel Alive” 7inch featuring alternative versions of the song “To Feel Alive,” originally written for the Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters soundtrack, which sold over 20,000 copies worldwide and garnered over a million streams on youtube.
Described by the Huffington Post as “….if Alice took Ziggy Stardust’s hand and followed him down the rabbit hole to a world guided by the twists and turns of ethereal and colorful vocals,” IAMEVE is inspired by telling stories through cinematic pop soundscapes.
NEW VIDEO BY KLOGR
For now, you can enjoy an amazing preview of what’s to come via KLOGR’s new video for ‘Failing Crowns’, one of the most appreciated tracks off of the band’s latest release, Black Snow. Watch the video, directed by KLOGR frontman Gabriele “Rusty” Rustichelli, bassist Joba, and photographer Nico Cagarelli, here:
JOHNNY STIMSON REVEALS NEW TRACK ‘OBSESSION’
After an exciting arrival with a viral video to accompany his debut single, “Human Man,” beguiling pop artist, Johnny Stimson, shows no signs of slowing down. Stimson has since unleashed four additional hits with “Daddy’s Money,” “Here We Go Again”, “SO.GOOD.” and “Sugar”.
“NEW-WOP” ARTISTS THE FONTAINES DEBUT VIDEO
Los Angeles, CA: Genre-bending “new-wop” artists THE FONTAINES would like you to consider covering their first single and first video for the song “Paul Newman.” The video exclusively debuted Monday, September 15 on Yahoo Music, and the song debuted the week before on Buzzbands.la. This tune is the first cut from their upcoming EP, set to drop in January 2015.
KYLE ADEM SINGLE “I GO ON”
Beautiful Dreamer is a journey from the gentle naivety of falling in love for the first time to the confusing confrontation with your adult self in the mirror. Adem carves a redemptive story of love and loss that displays the elements of previous released, [syracuse.] through a more, polished lens. Driven musically by six months of playing multiple shows daily and given shape by the commercial accessibility of producer Brian Vodinh of 10 Years, the songs are very palatable without compromising their integrity. The EP will be released on Ghost Motel Records on October 14th.
KILL FRENZY EP PREVIEW
He’s ridden us raw with his naked piano, made our booties clap so hard we needed medical care, shown us his titsss and he’s even taken us to the mo… Wherever that is. Now Belgian wunderkind Kill Frenzy is about to flip the biggest switch of his career and whisk us away on his most exciting, most extensive dirtybird adventure yet: His long-awaited debut album, Taylr Swft.
JOHN DIGWEED & NICK MUIR PRESENT PREVIEW “3B3”
John Digweed and Nick Muir’s partnership has been one of electronic music’s most fruitful pairings, leaving a body of work that’s seen them become one of the world’s most highly regarded production duos. While science fiction and electronic music have intertwined at numerous points since the emergence of the genre – from Jeff Mills to Global Communication and beyond – together with bestselling author, John Twelve Hawks, Digweed & Muir have taken the relationship into new territory and the album, ‘The Traveler’, is the result of this symbiotic connection.
LOS STRAITJACKETS NEW VIDEO
The world’s number one instrumental combo team Los Straitjackets have teamed up with roots-music legend Deke Dickerson for their newest album Los Straitjackets: Deke Dickerson Sings The Instrumental Hits!!! Set to be released on October 7th via Yep Roc Records, the new LP boasts a collection of famous instrumental hits with their lost original lyrics. Earlier today, the band released the new video for “Kawanga,” premiering exclusively on PopMatters.
TRANSIT DEBUTS NEW VIDEO “REST TO GET BETTER”
Boston’s Transit has premiered a new video for their song, “Rest To Get Better,” courtesy of Alternative Press. “Rest To Get Better” is the first release from their forthcoming album, Joyride, which is out October 21st via Rise Records. Fans are invited to pre-order Joyride by going to https://www.districtlines.com/transit. Transit is also gearing up for a full fall headline tour starting October 17th in Philadelphia, PA.
LEE FIELDS & THE EXPRESSIONS “JUST CAN’T WIN” MARCO POLO REMIX
Truth & Soul is proud to present the Marco Polo Remix of Lee Fields & The Expressions “Just Can’t Win”.
Marco brought his signature slamming drums to the table balanced out by the smooth keys and the raspy delivery of the man himself, Mr Lee Fields. Marco Polo has done production for the who’s who of Hip Hop music including Pharoahe Monch, Masta Ace, M.O.P., and Large Professor to name a few. We were really excited to see what he would do with Lee’s tune and to put it lightly we are not surprised.
JIM PHOTOGLO RELEASES “HALLS OF MY HEART” MUSIC VIDEO
Folk singer/songwriter Jim Photoglo releases the title-track music video from his acclaimed new album, Halls of My Heart, today, September 17. Photoglo’s fans were given a sneak peek of the video September 16, which was shot at the home of his friend, renowned producer Josh Leo (Alabama, Love and Theft). Leo also produced Photoglo’s seminal #1 songwriting hit, Fishin’ in The Dark.
Musing about the video and album Photoglo says, “The father-son relationship theme runs throughout my CD. All of the ‘sons’ in the video are played by actors, except the one with long hair…That’s my real son, Griffin.”
ALT-J STREAMS NEW ALBUM ON ITUNES RADIO
alt-J’s brand new album This Is All Yours is streaming a week early as an iTunes Radio First Play starting today. Listen to the record in its entirety here. This Is All Yours will be released in the U.S. on September 23, via Canvasback Music in CD, digital and double-vinyl editions. Fans can pre-order the album on iTunes at iTunes.com/alt-J.
IN THE VALLEY BELOW NEW VIDEO
LA synth-pop outfit, In The Valley Below, recently released their impressive debut LP, The Belt, and they just announced they will be supporting the The Airborne Toxic Event this fall, kicking off a 30-date tour across North America this week! Along with announcing the tour, the band has released a new video for “Neverminders” via Antenna. The upbeat pop track paired with morbid images and disconnected dreamlike shots creates a captivating juxtaposition.
GRAMMY AWARD WINNER LECRAE’S NEW ALBUM DEBUTS AT #1 IN U.S.
On Tuesday, Sept. 9th, Grammy-award winning hip-hop artist Lecrae released his seventh studio album, Anomaly to critical acclaim. The album has now officially debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart as well as several other Billboard charts including, Digital Album, Rap Album, Christian Album and Gospel Album. As noted by Billboard Magazine, “Anomaly is the Grammy winner’s sixth No. 1 on the Gospel Albums chart and his fifth leader on Christian Albums.” Consequently this means that, “Anomaly is the first title to crown both Gospel Albums and the Billboard 200, and just the fifth set to lead both Christian Albums and the Billboard 200.”
WOOLYMAMMOTH NEW SINGLE
WoolyMammoth has been putting in work in the studio of late and his newest, “CULT” cuts like a guillotine. Combining elements of future bass with a trap aesthetic all his own, “CULT” builds into an anthem poised to wreak havoc on sound system low-ends the world over, with each drop exploring newer, triller, heavier territory. It’s just another coordinated step to WoolyMammoth, who keeps cranking the heat. Released today via the Pantheon Collective soundcloud, it’s a clear harbinger of bass happenings to come from the group, not to mention ongoing proof that WoolyMammoth is capable of sounds as big as his name implies.
NEW ALBUM BY DAN SIEGEL
Having recorded a catalogue of Top 10 albums in a vivid spectrum of jazz hues with topflight musicians for 35 years, Dan Siegel only emerges when he has something engaging to say with his poetic piano and crafty keyboards. Back with his first new statement in five years, Siegel’s DSM record label will release “Indigo” on October 14, a set comprised of ten new compositions that he wrote, arranged and shared production chores with Grammy-nominated bassist Brian Bromberg.
On his 20th album, Siegel creates right up the spine of the jazz dichotomy allowing the melodies, improvisational soloing and grooves to unfold and flourish unencumbered by restrictive genre borders and polarizing labels. His cerebral compositions traverse the expansive jazz terrain, but do so with heart rendering them instantly accessible. The keyboardist has a gift for writing inviting, emotionally-evocative material that connects soulfully.
MIDDLE CLASH POST “TOMMY BOY”
The best demonstration allows action to speak louder literally. Use doubters and detractors as fuel.
Wes Pendleton & Taelor Gray have joined together to create the producer/emcee team, “Middle Clash”. In accordance with The Resistance Tour, they will be releasing a brand new track every Wednesday for the next 6 weeks, which will be sponsored and hosted by Sphereofhiphop.com. Come out to The Resistance Tour to hear them perform these tracks live in concert!
MURDA MOOK & LL COOL J
Battle rap king, Murda Mook has joined forces with Hip-Hop legend LL Cool J, Wu-Tang Clan’s Raekwon and record producer/rapper Ron Browz for their latest collaboration “I’m Nice”, which will be featured on LL’s upcoming album, G.O.A.T. 2.
The prolific rappers were recently spotted on set filming I’m Nice on location in NYC.
DOUBLE DUCHESS RELEASES “GOOD GIRL FREAK OUT”
With big beats and playful narratives, San Francisco’s Double Duchess transcends genres and genders through its live experience and highenergy delivery. Krylon Superstar’s mesmerizing voice and performance art genius, coupled with davO’s emceeing and production deftness, delivers a raw and campy electronic sound. Double Duchess’ musical influences include Baltimore club, booty breaks, and ballroom house, all wrapped in a world of couture fashion.
SILVA ALBUM STREAM
Combining breezy synths, bossa nova rhythms, and instantly memorable song hooks, SILVA creates tropically-inspired electronic pop. An exclusive stream of his new album Ocean View premieres today via Popmatters, in advance of it’s September 23 release. As Popmatters writes, “From the subtle pulse of “Okinawa” to the full-on ‘80s saxophone blast of “Janeiro”, SILVA has crafted a batch of songs that are equally fun as they are beautiful.”
LAZYEYES SINGLE “ISLIP”
Lazyeyes have just released the breezy and atmospheric new single, “Islip”. It’s the first track from their upcoming EP, coming later this year. Lazyeyes will be playing at Rough Trade in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Friday September 26th. Please feel free to post and share.
HILLARY HAND AND THE ROSELIERS VIDEO ON CREEM
Colorado based indie pop band Hillary Hand & The Roseliers announce the release of their new music video for “Run Like A Rabbit.” The video premiered exclusively on CREEM Magazine. This past year, MileHIMusic chose them as one of the “Standout CO Artists from SxSW 2014,” where they raved, “Hillary’s soaring vocals are reminiscent of Adele’s 21 album, with traces of Fiona Apple.”
HANDSOME JACK’S NEW STUDIO ALBUM “DO WHAT COMES NATURALLY” STREAM
Some people call it a vibe and some people call it a groove. We call it boogie soul. It’s the sound of Handsome Jack on their new album Do What Comes Naturally. Produced by Zachary Gabbard of the Buffalo Killers and featuring Bob Nave (of the legendary Lemon Pipers) on Hammond organ, among others, the music of this album seamlessly flows through deep, dark mid-tempo boogies, smoky upbeat burners and soulful feel-good rockers all with a natural ease.
THE JASON SPOONER BAND VIDEO “FIREFLIES”
The Jason Spooner Band hails from the booming harbor city of Portland, Maine – a small but bustling sea port gaining significant national recognition for world-class food, art and a celebrated music scene. As the band approached the recording of their fourth album chemical, they decided to leave the comforts and conveniences of the city behind and retreat “down east” to the quiet Mid-coast region of Maine for the particularly long and brutal winter of 2014.
NEW LEO JUSTI VIDEO
Leo Justi dropped his video for “HVY BL NSS PRR” today, the title track off his forthcoming EP. Directed by Leandro HBL the video showcases many examples of the brazilian physique and a gentleman dancing his ass off, in place, on roller blades; an impressive feat. Stay tuned for the full EP coming September 29th for free download.
RYAN ADAMS VIDEO FOR “MY WRECKING BALL” NOW LIVE
With critical accolades continuing to roll in, Ryan Adams’ eponymous new album on PAX-AM/Blue Note has entered at #4 on the US albums chart, making it Adams’ highest ever chart debut. The record has sold over 44,000 copies since its September 9th release.
NEW YELAWOLF SINGLE
Yelawolf releases his new track “Till It’s Gone.” The song premiered on Tuesday nights season premiere of Sons of Anarchy.
PITCH BLACK FORECAST POST NEW TRACK
The new all-star album project from PITCH BLACK FORECAST will be released October 21st on Ferocious Records in CD, Vinyl and digital download formats. As The World Burns is an all-star project that features J-Mann of Mushroomhead, M. Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold, Randy Blythe of Lamb Of God, Devin Townsend, Gene Hoglan (Death, Strapping Young Lad, Dark Angel, Testament) and The Human Furnace of Ringworm.
“Open Letter To God” featuring DEVIN TOWNSEND is now available for streaming here:
JAY BURNA ON MTV
Today we bring you Jay Burna’s latest visuals for his buzzing single Ready. MTV seems to be the only outlet as of right now to have it. The visual is directed by Jay Burna himself.
SCION AUDIO VISUAL OFFERS EXCLUSIVE OLIVIA JEAN DIGITAL SINGLE
Scion Audio Visual offers an exclusive preview of music from Third Man Records’ artist Olivia Jean and her debut album, Bathtub Love Killings, with a digital single titled “Reminisce” which can be downloaded for free, at:
NEW VIDEO BY BREAKFAST “SCARRED”
The bizarre sci-fi tinged video features lead singer Andrea Adolph covered in all white body paint, stuck in an equally white “other world” where she is oppressed by the black hollow figures of former lovers.
A stark claustrophobic closeup of her broken paint-smeared face (shot in a single unbroken long take) guides the viewer through this strange universe.
At the request of the band and their director, they ask that you turn up the volume and play it loud.
MACHINE GUN KELLY DROPS “WANNA BALL”!
Check out the hot new video from his No Class Tour:
THE YETIS SHARE NEW SINGLE “LITTLE SURFER GIRL”
The Yetis are an indie rock band from Allentown, Pennsylvania. The sometimes-snowy Pennsylvanian town is not inhabited by abominable snowmen but instead by four young friends who started out covering The Strokes and Arctic Monkeys in a garage attic. Soon after, increased exposure to bands like Girls, The Beach Boys and Buddy Holly led to plenty of inspiration for original efforts. Original compositions like “Little Surfer Girl” and “Girl, I Wanna Be Your Man” show that The Yetis are far from a cover group at this point.
NOISEY TO LIVE-STREAM A RARE SOLO PERFORMANCE BY AUSTRALIAN ROCK ICON NICK CAVE
Noisey, VICE’s music channel, is honored to present an exclusive live-stream of a rare solo performance by the legendary Nick Cave at Town Hall in New York City on September 20th. The sold-out show, presented in partnership with Drafthouse Films, will be held in support of the release of the critically-acclaimed documentary 20,000 Days on Earth, which delves into the mind of the enigmatic Cave.
Tune in to Noisey.com at 10pm EST on September 20th to witness the highly-anticipated performance.
ELEKTRA RECORDS SIGNS THE MOTH & THE FLAME
Elektra Records has announced The Moth & The Flame as the newest members of its legendary roster. Acclaimed for their highly energetic shows, the Provo, Utah alternative rock band has released a live performance video of their fan-favorite track “Sorry” to herald the exciting news. The video made its premiere yesterday on Billboard.com and is streaming now at their official YouTube channel:
CIBO MATTO RELEASE VIDEO FOR “DEJA VU”
Cibo Matto is releasing their new video for “Deja Vu” off their latest album
Hotel Valentine. The video was directed by Jean Claude Billmaier, using a RGBD Toolkit and filmed with a Microsoft Xbox Kinect camera.
NYC TRIO NEW MYTHS SHARE ENIGMATIC “EDGE OF THE WORLD”
New Myths is a NYC based trio made up of Rosie Slater (drums and vocals), Marina Ross (bass and vocals) and Brit Boras (guitar and lead vocals), also a member of Brooklyn based band Future Punx. After being brought together through a string of personal connections- Ross and Slater played together in a band throughout high school, Slater and Boras went to the same jazz conservatory for college, and Boras and Ross were childhood neighbors, the band was formed in 2012. Inspired by the different music they all loved, everything from Blondie to the Cure to Heart to Kate Bush and Joy Division, the music of New Myths is a combination of electronic elements with a new wave sensibility.
NEW SINGLE BY GODFLESH
“Imperator” hearkens back to the band’s early experiments blending hypnotic heaviness with ethereal melody but with unparalleled focus and execution. A World Lit Only by Fire is out on the band’s own Avalanche Recordings on October 7th.
Godflesh have just shared another song from their bludgeoning comeback album A World Lit Only By Fire:
DANNY BROWN “SMOKIN & DRINKIN” VIDEO
The Bruisers throw a house party in the video for Danny Brown’s “Smokin & Drinkin”, as director Alan Del Rio Ortiz (Blood Orange, Smith Westerns) creates a darkly beautiful, black-lit universe for Danny’s chemically enhanced anthem, produced by A-Trak and JMIKE.
YAWN NEW VIDEO “TRAP”
Chicago’s YAWN released their sophomore album, Love Chills, earlier this month on Old Flame Records. Now, the band has shared a trippy, dizzying video for lead single “Flytrap,” which invites viewers behind the scenes of their strange, dream-like video shoot.