HEYROCCO “MOM JEANS” SINGLE
Mom Jeans; a song about young love, long summer days and of course, jeans.
HEYROCCO are set to release their new single Mom Jeans on 22nd October on Vital Music, the follow-up to Virgin which was Kerrang! Track of the Week. HEYROCCO will be recording a session for XFM and playing Club NME at Koko when they hit the shores at the start of October.
DEJA BRYSON SINGLE “LOVERS ONLY”
Deja Bryson is keeping consistent with her Monday morning drops with a new record called “Lovers Only!”
Deja Bryson is an emerging R&B, Soul & Rock artist from Richmond, CA. She sings, writes and produces music with a message of love, empowerment and individuality. Nice of Vocal icon, Peabo Bryson, Deja’s vocal skills come naturally. She is a powerhouse live, able to sing acapella or with music and still rocks the crowd. Deja has performed with artists such as Nas, Marsha Ambrosius, Dwele, Bobby Valentino and Peabo Bryson. She has performed at several NBA games with her inimitable rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner,” has been featured at one of the 2009 Inagural balls and has had many other spectacular milestones.
STORM LARGE COMES TO BOSTON
On Le Bonheur, classic songs get a twist of what The New York Times called the “personality plus” of irrepressible vocalist Storm Large, whose singular career has traversed the West Coast club scene, reality television, symphony engagements and international concert halls with beloved retro-chic band Pink Martini. Storm will perform from this one-of-a-kind album at the Paramount Center (559 Washington Street) in Boston, MA on November 2 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $35 and $45. Click here to purchase or call 617-824-8000 for the box office.
CHRYSALIDE “QUESTION EVERYTHING” SINGLE
French Industrial trio CHRYSALIDE have released the debut track off of their much anticipated “Personal Revolution” album, out October 14, 2014 on Dependent.
MAX JURY “BLACK METAL” VIDEO
Des Moines singer-songwriter Max Jury has revealed a new studio video for his song “Black Metal.” The song is the lead-off track on his new EP, All I Want: The Sonic Factory Sessions which will be released next week on October 13. About the song, the Evening Standard hailed, “”Black Metal is another beauty, slow-paced and fragile, that doesn’t need to scream and stamp to grab attention.”
SAMPOLOGY FEAT DANIEL MERRIWEATHER
Creating multi sensory, high octane, audio visual landscapes from sound, Australian prodigal producer SAMPOLOGY is making today a little brighter and bouncier with his new single, “Shine A Light” from his debut US studio album (released June 2015). Featuring award-winning neo-soul R&B singer/songwriter, Daniel Merriweather, “Shine A Light”has got its own groove, with smooth, gold-laden vocals and a Caribbean house beat with synths, percussion, and gospel choir-like harmonies thrown in for good measure. With “Shine A Light”, the Aussie artist seems intent on providing the world with an endless summer – stream it now HERE.
ALECIA MOORE (P!NK) & DALLAS GREEN (CITY & COLOUR) OF YOU+ME STREAM DEBUT ALBUM
Alecia Moore (P!nk) and Dallas Green (City And Colour) of You+Me are set to release their debut album, rose ave. on October 14th via RCA Records. Starting now, fans can listen to the album in its entirety exclusively on First Play on iTunes Radio.
PAUL MCCARTNEY HOOKS UP WITH AVID
Avid(R) (OTC:AVID) today announced that music legend Paul McCartney has embraced Avid Everywhere(TM) to support his “Out There” tour. Industry-standard Avid VENUE live sound and Pro Tools(R) audio production solutions, from the Avid Artist Suite, powered by the Avid MediaCentral Platform, are being used to mix and record his concerts, delivering a faster, more efficient and tightly-integrated workflow, as well as world-class sound for the 59-show tour.
The high point of McCartney’s tour was a historic performance at San Francisco’s legendary stadium, Candlestick Park–where The Beatles’ last public concert took place 48 years ago. McCartney’s most recent performance was also the stadium’s last show before shutting down after 54 years of hosting live acts and serving as home field to the city’s sports teams.
DINOSAUR FEATHERS STREAM NEW ALBUM
Ernest Jenning Record Co. is proud to share a full stream of Dinosaur Feathers’ new full-length CONTROL, which is out today. The stream premiered via PopMatters, who called CONTROL “a delightful cornucopia of the odd… Dinosaur Feathers are anything but a normal group.”
SUBURBAN LIVING PREMIERES FIRST SINGLE “NEW STRINGS”
Philadelphia-based Wesley Bunch aka Suburban Living has announced that his self-titled, debut, full-length album will be arriving on January 27, 2015 on PaperCup Music – pre-order vinyl here. In conjunction, Suburban Living has premiered a first single, “New Strings”, via IMPOSE. Suburban Living was recorded by Bunch at EarthSound Studios in Virginia Beach with good friend and engineer Mark Padgett, this spring.
ELLE KING’S LIVE ACTION-ANIMATED VIDEO FOR “EX’S & OH’S”
Video created by production team Chisel Pixel www.chiselpixel.com:
NEW SINGLE BY ODESZA
NYC’s Infuze sets off a firework of a track for the remix contest of Odesza’s “Say My Name” held by This Song Is Sick. Epic, melodic and orchestral, it’s the perfect example of the distinctly New York production tradition originating with Just Blaze’s Dipset beats. This banger is sure to have on impact in this contest. It’s further proof that Infuze is one of the strongest bass music producers in the game right now.
WELCOME BACK SAILORS “BEST FRIEND” PREMIERES ON GOLD FLAKE PAINT
Three years after their debut Yes/Sun, Italian dreampop duo Welcome Back Sailors (made up of members Alesio & Danilo) return with Tourismo. Inspired by the whirlwind tour following their first release which took them around the world, the band wanted to write about the people they met and places they saw; in addition, “tourism” describes movement, curiosity, relaxation. The eleven songs that make up Tourismo are described by the band itself as purely pop; the influences behind the new tracks include diverse contemporaries as Grizzly Bear, Sampha, Blood Orange, Beach House, Cascine, Chad Valley, London Grammar and more.
NEW SINGLE BY THE BULLS “COME UNWOUND”
Los Angeles shoegazers The Bulls are sharing their debut single “Come Unwound” via SoundCloud this morning. The Bulls came to be when multi-instrumentalist Anna Bulbrook of The Airborne Toxic Event and guitarist Marc Sallis of The Duke Spirit continued crossing paths geographically in New York, Paris and London, then musically in their love for 80’s and 90’s new wave and shoegaze. Having just played their first shows in Los Angeles, The Bulls are currently in the studio finishing up their debut EP. “Come Unwound” is set to be released as a stand-alone single on October 14.
MURDA MOOK “HIGH TIMES” SINGLE
Produced by The Avengers, High Times is the latest single unofficially released from the King of Battle Rap’s upcoming Mook Jack City EP.
It is the third leaked single since Murda Mook’s much talked about performance at the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards scheduled to air on BET next Tuesday, October 14th, 2014.
YO GOTTI “ERRRBODY” REMIX
Listen to the remix of Yo Gotti’s latest single “Errrbody” ft. Lil Wayne and Ludacris.
AMANDA KRAVAT ON HUFFPO
The EP, ‘AK’, is out digitally on October 14th via Viper Records and will get broader distribution in early 2015 as well. It focuses on the panic attacks that plagued Amanda following the death of her father (‘Not Myself Today’,) the punch-in-the-gut of considering the ‘what ifs’ of a former love (‘I Could Tell You I Don’t Love You’,) a sense of acceptance and forward-motion (‘Wouldn’t Be This’,) and a new-found faith in a ‘Higher Power’, set to a witty, uptempo beat (‘Somebody Else Is Driving’).
LILY LAMBERT NEW SINGLE
It’s probably a safe assumption that the majority of today’s songstresses have never set foot inside a law school, much less graduated from one with honors. Lily Lambert has, and she uses her informed opinions to shape her catchy, radio-ready melodies that reference celebrity culture and finding a higher purpose within oneself.
DAVE RAWLINGS ON NPR
Having just wrapped up his tour with acoustic-supergroup Dave Rawlings Machine, called “one of the hottest string bands on the planet,” Willie Watson is preparing for his October and November tour in North America. The tour hits most major markets, with Willie playing both headlining shows and shows supporting Shovels & Rope on their record release tour.
To get a taste for what to expect on the upcoming tour, listen to Willie Watson’s set from Mountain Stage which is currently airing at NPR at the link below:
ANWAR SADAT SHARE THE TITLE TRACK VIA IMPOSE
Industrial punk-trio Anwar Sadat is pleased to announce their upcoming Obedience EP. Available on December 2, 2014 on Sick Room Records, Ltd., the four-song recoding marks new territory for the band focusing on slower tempos that rely on a groove, rather than lightning-fast punk aggression, as heard in their previous releases. To celebrate the release, the band is making their title track available for free download courtesy of Impose Magazine.
PHARMAKON STREAMS ‘BESTIAL BURDEN’ VIA PITCHFORK ADVANCE
Pharmakon’s highly anticipated follow-up to last year’s acclaimed Abandon LP is finally out next week (10/14) and today you can stream the entire record over at Pitchfork Advance.
BEAR’S DEN’S “ABOVE THE CLOUDS OF POMPEII” VIDEO OUT NOW
Islands, due October 21 via Communion Records, is receiving early critical acclaim with NYLON explaining, “even though Bear’s Den maintains classic musical values, that doesn’t mean their work is stuck in the past. With a healthy dose of synth, ivory melodies, reversed guitar loops, and strong drumlines, the band is producing a new, infectious post-modern take on folk.” WFUV also recently chose the single as one of their “Current Favorite Songs.”
SPANK ROCK VIDEO “ASSASSIN”
He might reside in Philly, but Spank Rock’s new single “Assassin” is still very entrenched in Baltimore Club. In the clip Naeem takes it to the streets and the club while collaborator Amanda Blank puts the “ass” in “Assassin” over production by Boys Noize and Kid Kamillion. Buy the extended single today in itunes, or download the track for free below.
BUMMER VACATION NEW SINGLE VIA IMPOSE
Bummer Vacation is in a genre field that tests the fields that we listen to today. There ambition and sole purpose is “to be the loudest and most beautifully destructive sounding band, that a pair of virgin ears have ever heard”.
CHECK OUT DILLON FRANCIS’ NEW TRACK “SET ME FREE”
“Set Me Free” (with Martin Garrix), the latest track from Dillon Francis’ highly anticipated debut album Money Sucks, Friends Rule, is now available as an instant download to fans who pre-order the album. Check out the track HERE! Speaking on the partnership with Garrix, Dillon says: “He is so great to be around, has such happiness when he’s creating. The song was truly a labor of love.”
FIGGY “MISSING YOU” SINGLE
Cruizin’ through Figgy’s soundcloud, it’s fairly obvious that the producer has a wide variety of influences. Seamlessly crossing between house, r&b and disco, Figgy’s sound is defined more by the vibe then it is the genre. Equal parts feel good and deep, Figgy’s tracks have the right energy for the dance floor with enough soul for a late night walk with headphones.
MILKY CHANCE’S #1 DEBUT HIT “STOLEN DANCE” CERTIFIED GOLD
MILKY CHANCE’s breakthrough single “Stolen Dance” has officially been certified gold by the RIAA for digital sales and streams in excess of 500,000. This is the German duo’s very first gold plaque in the United States. Given its success at radio and online with over 74 million YouTube views, the track establishes an impressive foundation for the release of their full-length debut, Sadnecessary [Lichtdicht/Republic Records] — in stores and available via all digital retailers October 14th.
NEW ALBUM BY NEAL SMITH
From Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame drummer, song writer and founding Alice Cooper band member, comes his latest killer album. Neal’s most recent album, the third in his critically acclaimed solo project KillSmith series that has garnered praise from fans and critics worldwide. And now, Neal takes his ferocious brand of rock and roll to another level! This time “KillSmith & The GreenFire Empire” weaves a tapestry of musical styles to tell the “GreenFire” story along with a little help from his friends.
Is this conceptual heavy metal adventure, being dubbed the last Rock Opera, destined to become a movie! The story of a poor boy who grows up in the jungles of South America, then becomes “Diablos the Emerald King” the most ruthless, furious and powerful drug lord in the world. As a young boy Diablos discovers an ancient secret that has been hidden for thousands of years in pre-Columbian jungle ruins. The secret he discovers is an ancient sacrificial drug called “GreenFire.” As GreenFire’s deadly addiction spreads like wildfire around the globe, it reaches a country called “Blue Soul Land.” The havoc it creates in “Blue Soul Land” and with grave consequences it unleashes the rage of a retired Special Ops Military hero who’s nicknamed “KillSmith.” “GreenFire Born Of Poison” is the first single off of the album.
STRANGER CAT COVER SIA
Stranger Cat is the musical project from Cat Martino, joined by Sven Britt – born out a respite in the wilderness.
Martino has released several albums under her own name, and has also been a member of the bands of Sufjan Stevens and Sharon Van Etten, has performed with the Shins on SNL, has sung with Son Lux on the album Lanterns, toured with Marissa Nadler, and many other notable collaborations.
TREY ANASTASIO BAND ANNOUNCES FALL 2014 TOUR
Trey Anastasio Band’s new album, Paper Wheels, isn’t due out until early 2015, but the group will be previewing some of the new songs during its fall 2014 tour. The run will kick off on November 28 – the day after Thanksgiving – at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago and include two-night stands at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC (December 2 and 3), the Orpheum Theatre in Boston (December 5 and 6) and New York City’s Beacon Theatre (December 11 and 12).
TJR “ASS HYPNOTIZED”
TJR’s ‘Ass Hypnotized’ featuring Dances With White Girls is finally unleashed upon the world today! Fans have been clambering for the killer bounce and funky style of the track ever since TJR’s Miami Ultra set, and today their prayers have been answered. The King of Bounce and Dances With White Girls have unleashed the anthem for the new Ass generation.
WATCH MOXXI’S VIDEO FOR “FROM HERE TO OBLIVION”
The MuseBox today announced that MOXXI has exclusively released via Audiofemme, the compelling new video for “From Here to Oblivion,” the newest single from her upcoming EP out November 25th. The video is a modern take on the execution of Marie Antoinette and in keeping with MOXXI’s style, it is dark and thought-provoking. The Long Island-based MOXXI, whose electro-pop sound has earned her comparisons to Robyn and Little Boots, has distinguished herself in the genre through her eccentric themes and willingness to speak her mind.
CHUCK PROPHET’S “FORD ECONOLINE” MUSIC VIDEO
The Boston Globe calls the record, “…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.”
TIM RUSHLOW & HIS BIG BAND PRESENT ‘CLASSIC CHRISTMAS’
Tim Rushlow was the lead vocalist of the Country Supergroup Little Texas which recorded five albums and a greatest hits package on Warner Bros. Records. Tim went on to 3 other major record labels including Atlantic Records, Lyric Street Records, and Show Dog Universal and garnered chart topping hits as a solo artist. Tim has been involved in record sales of over 11 million units and has won CMA awards, ACM awards, and has amassed many various industry award nominations including multiple Grammy award nominations.
INTERSCOPE RECORDING ARTIST KEYSHIA COLE RELEASES ‘POINT OF NO RETURN’
Multi-platinum recording artist Keyshia Cole will releases her sixth studio album today, Point Of No Return. The album features her sexy new single “She” which depicts Cole’s commitment to self-love. Among the guest artists featured on the album are Wale, Future, 2 Chainz, Juicy J, and August Alsina. Prominent producers on Point Of No Return are Mike WiLL (Miley Cyrus, Kanye West, Rihanna, 2 Chainz, Juicy J, Lil Wayne), Stargate (Beyonce, Rihanna), DJ Mustard (YG, 2 Chainz).
WHITE VIOLET “WEIGHS” VIDEO PREMIERE ON PURE VOLUME
White Violet premiered the video for “Weighs,” off new album Stay Lost, today via Pure Volume and the Monica Nelson-directed, Bruce Nauman-inspired black and white clip can be seen here. Stay Lost was released on September 23rd, 2014 via Normaltown Records.
COLD WAR KIDS “HOT COALS”
Cold War Kids have announced an ESPN takeover for the month of October. Tune-in to your favorite ESPN programming all month long and hear “All This Could Be Yours” and “Hold My Home” from their forthcoming October 21 release, Hold My Home through Downtown Records. Fans who pre-order Hold My Home through iTunes will receive an automatic download of the album’s lead single, “All This Could Be Yours” as well as album track “First” and the newly added download track, “Hot Coals.”
NOEL GALLAGHER IS BACK
On Monday October 13 Noel Gallagher will appear at a live Q&A event at Facebook headquarters in London. Noel made the special announcement today via Facebook to his 646,000 fans. The message can be seen on Noel’s Facebook page.
HASAN SALAAM “JERICHO” VIDEO
New Jersey rapper Hasan Salaam presents the Wayne-directed music video for “Jericho”, his new Hezekiah-produced single featuring Immortal Technique and Hezekiah. “Jericho” will appear on Life In Black & White, Hasan’s forthcoming Viper Records full-length also set to feature Kendal Good, Maya Azucena and Drue Davis as well as production from Snowgoons, DJ Static, Denny Carson, Remot, dj INSITE, Craig Rip, Hezekiah, Beatnick Dee, Crossbone T, Southpaw, and Douglas G. Simpson & Kareem Knight of the Aqua League.
DOCMAN VIDEO “PYRAMIDS”
Hailing from both the north and south, Docman has a unique flow that reminds us of Jay-Z meets Big Krit. This new record Pyramids is perfect proof of that, where he talks about love and being together against the world, with alot of socially commentative lyrics thrown in there.
WILLODEAN VIDEO “PIECES”
Willodean isn’t a mainstream moniker. It’s an anachronistic name, one for a band that chronicles longing, loneliness, and lost loves.
Willodean’s self-titled debut album exposes someone as afraid of finding love as losing it. Dan Barrett’s gravelly baritone has a toughness suited to — maybe rooted in — the vulnerability of the lyrics. Producer Eric Holden’s upright bass resonates with sturdy, near-ancient melodies. Guitarist/pianist Randy Wooten’s lyrics evoke a dreamy world of misgiving and missed chances.
SLEEPY MAN BANJO BOYS FIRST MUSIC VIDEO
The next generation of roots music, the Sleepy Man Banjo Boys have just released their first ever music video for “Same Same Stars.” The song is from the band’s new EP titled By My Side. It’s a special song for the boys, inspired by the emotions of being separated from those we love.
DAVID BOWIE ‘SUE (OR IN A SEASON OF CRIME)’
SUE (or IN A SEASON OF CRIME) the new single from David Bowie taken from the forthcoming definitive collection of Bowie’s music NOTHING HAS CHANGED is released on Columbia/Legacy on November 17th.
SUE was recorded this Summer in New York with the Maria Schneider Orchestra and produced by Bowie and Tony Visconti. Maria Schneider, who also arranged the track, has won numerous Grammys and is the leader of one of the best big bands in the USA. The song features Donny McCaslin as soloist on tenor saxophone and Ryan Keberle soloist on trombone. Bowie wrote the lyrics for SUE and collaborated on the music with Maria Schneider.
SABILA SABILA “SETTLE IN”
On October 8, 2014 Sabila Sabila will release her first single ‘Settle In.’Playful, penetrating lyrics, washed out, sparkling electric guitar lines, warm, inviting vocals, and a thumping bass drum make ‘Settle In’ an inviting and deeply entrancing song. There is an intimacy and a mystical quality to the song as if she’s both whispering in the audience’s ears and sending listeners comfortably floating through space.
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS SETS NEW RECORD FOR MOST NUMBER ONES ON BILLBOARD DANCE CLUB SONGS CHART
Continuing a scorching hot streak, ENRIQUE IGLESIAS breaks another record with the 2014 smash “Bailando”—available on his tenth full-length album SEX AND LOVE [Republic Records]. The platinum-certified anthem has ascended to #1 on Billboard’s Dance Club Song Chart, earning the Grammy Award-winning global icon his 13th number one and even besting his own record, previously 12th. To date, he has scored more number ones on the chart than any other male artist in history—including Michael Jackson and Prince. Online, it has accumulated over half a billion views.
JAMES BAY PREMIERES “HOLD BACK THE RIVER”
Currently on tour with Hozier this fall – James has been making waves with his single “Let It Go” which has been the most Shazam’ed track in the World in REAL TIME each time it has been played on BBC 1. Since its release his Let It Go EP has been soaring up the iTunes 100 chart and debuted Top 10 on the Singer/Songwriter Chart.