SEATTLE DUO SCIENCE! TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM
December 2014, Seattle, WA: Award winning Seattle duo Science! is starting 2015 off with a brand new album – Alcoves and Alleyways – set to be released digitally on January 20th, 2015. The 11 track album is Science!’s first full length work and is the culmination of three years of writing and recording.
Alcoves and Alleyways is an album that mixes the soaring virtuosic guitar of multi-instrumentalist and producer Jim Elenteny with the daring political and social justice lyrics of Justin Stang’s heartbreak and loss. With heavy blues, rock, reggae and jam influences, the album follows a blistering tour schedule over two years and 200 shows across the United States and aims to put the music world on notice: The guitar is alive and well in the Pacific Northwest.
VIDEO JASMINE V “I LOVE YOUR CRAZY”
Jasmine V drops her sultry new video “I Love Your Crazy” from her debut EP That’s Me Right There, available now at all digital retailers.
PENTATONIX ANNOUNCE UK & EUROPEAN LEG OF THEIR “ON MY WAY HOME” TOUR
Grammy nominated vocal sensations Pentatonix have scored the 5th biggest selling album of 2014 with That’s Christmas To Me. The certified gold album continues its domination as the #1 best selling CD and MP3 album of the year on Amazon and remains in the Top 5 on iTunes Main Album Chart.
That’s Christmas To Me remains the best selling holiday album of 2014 and stays within the Top 3 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album and Digital Album Chart selling over 218,000 total album equivalent units this week alone. The album continues at #1 on Billboard’s Holiday Album Chart for the 8th consecutive week totaling over 819,000 albums sold to date. Around the world, That’s Christmas To Me peaked in the top 10 on iTunes in over 48 countries including Japan, Germany, Australia and Canada and is certified gold in Canada.
NEW MARILYN MANSON VIDEO
Check out the new video for Marilyn Manson’s “Deep Six” directed by Bart Hess. The track comes off his forthcoming album ‘THE PALE EMPEROR’ out 1/20 on Loma Vista. Check it below and see him live on his “Hell Not Hallelujah Tour” kicking of January 21st in DC.
CHUCKY ORBITZ FEAT LIL FLIP
Houston’s rising star, Chucky Orbitz along with Houston legend, Lil Flip, crash the “Pop Bandz” (Remix) featured on “Trillmatic”, the forthcoming mixtape from Chucky Orbitz. The tape is Chucky’s ode to his idol, Nas, whose work ethic inspires him daily. Besides Flip, the only other feature on “Trillmatic” is fellow H-town up-and-comer, DeLorean, who is also creating a solid buzz across the nation. Look for “Trillmatic” to solidify Chucky’s place on the Houston music scene and beyond.
NEW SINGLE BY MENAGE
Menage has collaborated with producers David Bottrill (Smashing Pumpkins, Placebo), Michael Phillips (Stone Sour, The Cliks), Dale Penner (Nickleback, Holly McNarland), and Ted Jensen (Sigur Ros, Coldplay). Additionally, the band has been featured on Diffuser.fm, PopMatters, CraveOnline, Exclaim.ca, The Huffington Post, among other accolades including Rock Song of the Year at the International Portuguese Music Awards, presented by guitarist Nuno Bettencourt (Rihanna, Extreme).
FACE AKA MR MAGNIFICENT FEAT LIL SCRAPPY
Since the beginning of time the definition of a dream has always been the question of whether or not it’s fantasy or a visual expression of your reality. If you talk to anyone who is successful most, if not all, will tell you his or her success began and/or was inspired by a DREAM.
Such is the case with Randy “FACE aka Mr. Magnificent” Harrison, CEO of Dream2IMG (International Music Group). “I began Dream 2 International Music Group because I want to put hope and dreams back into the minds and vocabulary of our youth. People today, especially our teens, are so busy keeping it real and living for the moment that they don’t give themselves enough time to dream about tomorrow. Dream2IMG wants to dare everyone to Dream 2!
DAVID PAGE “VITAMIN PILLS”
David Strange was a session musician and former guitarist in Courtney Love’s band, who was privately writing music until Charlotte Kemp Muhl from The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger heard his songs and asked to become his producer. What followed is the upcoming, self-titled EP, David Strange. Charlotte also sings gorgeous back-up vocals and plays bombastic drums on the recordings. David will be releasing his debut S/T EP on January 20th.
MAX FROST RELEASES “LET ME DOWN EASY” OFFICIAL VIDEO
Austin native Max Frost released the official video for his latest single “Let Me Down Easy” off of his upcoming full length album, due out next year. The video premiered on Teen Vogue who called it “all sorts of amazing.”
KIND OF LIKE SPITTING SONG ON VICE
Kind of Like Spitting formed in 1996 in Portland, Oregon. The band, led by singer-songwriter Ben Barnett, regularly toured in the US and released twelve albums in seven years. They broke-up in 2006 but Barnett re-formed the band earlier this year. The current lineup consists of Barnett, (guitar/vocals), Brian Grant (bass) and Dante Johnson (drums).
Rockford, IL indie pop/emo stalwarts Warren Franklin & The Founding Fathers’ most recent effort was a split with Mikey Erg (ex-The Ergs) earlier this fall on Count Your Lucky Stars. The band will release their next LP soon.
LUDLOW RELEASES NEW SINGLE “VIKING”
Alt-rock group Ludlow (formally known as Mara Donis) releases their new single, “Viking,” which they recently premiered on Hartford’s alternative station WPKN 89.5 FM on “CT Rocks!”. With lush guitar lines and anthemic choruses, “Viking” is the first single from Ludlow’s upcoming full-length album which is set to release in early 2015.
FIRST AID KIT COVER R.E.M
First Aid Kit, acclaimed Swedish folk-pop duo, released a music video today for their stunning new version of R.E.M’s “Walk Unafraid,” which can be heard on Wild: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The album is available now on Amazon and iTunes. First Aid Kit’s music video for “Walk Unafraid” debuted today on Entertainment Weekly’s EW.com.
FILOUS REMIX OF PORTER ROBINSON’S “DIVINITY”
The new Filous remix of Porter Robinson’s “Divinity” (feat. Amy Millan) is out now andcan be purchased at http://smarturl.it/porterfilous. The remix will debut exclusively as part of the YouTube EDM 15, airing on SiriusXM’s BPM (Channel 51) at 8 p.m. tonight. It can be streamed on Spotify at:
BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT NEW EP
Following a whirlwind run of dates opening for Elton John, BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT (a.k.a. Rod Thomas) is set to release the four-track There Are No Miracles EP on January 13, 2015. Taken from his second album LIFE IS EASY, the radio edit of “There Are No Miracles” will accompany three live tracks from the Elton John tour, including “Disco Moment”, “Cry At Films”, and “I Believe”.
To close out the great year he’s had, Bright Light Bright Light will kick off Elton John’s New Year’s Eve concert at Barclays Center (620 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217) in Brooklyn, New York – his largest concert on the East Coast so far.
OBILIVIOUS “SHORE TO SHORE”
Out Of Wilderness is the name of Oblivious third album. Heavy rock and strong melodies have always been the characteristics for the Swedish band. With a changed lineup, a new studio and a new label the band blossomed and found new confidence. With their already strong and compelling groove the band have focused on building stronger choruses and developing vocal harmonies in Studio Underjorden, a studio that previously recorded bands as Year of the goat, Night and Vanhelgd. The biggest change can be found in going from two to one guitarist, bringing forward a more crisp and classic guitar sound, giving more space for the primal groove and the wilderness in the songs. Album artwork is made by Mattias Frisk that has work with artists as Ghost BC, Night and Morbus Chron.
GEE KAZZ “SETOOO”
Brightlife Music artist Gee Kazz is the newest, and youngest, member of the Brightlife family. With roots stretching from the outback of Australia to the tropics of Nigeria, he is a unique blend of his ancestry and worldliness, projecting a genuine eclecticism which can’t be falsely construed.
MADONNA RETURNS TO THE TOP OF THE CHARTS
Madonna is currently #1 in 36 countries around the world with the release of six songs from her forthcoming album Rebel Heart. In virtually every country the songs were released, they held six of the ten slots on the Top 10 iTunes chart. In seven of those countries, she had multiple No. 1’s. The single Living for Love is currently No. 1 in 20 countries. The six songs – Living For Love, Devil Pray, Ghosttown, Unapologetic Bitch, Illuminati and Bitch I’m Madonna (featuring Nicki Minaj) – are available HERE.
“NASHVILLE SIDE STREETS” SEEKS TOP INDIE TALENT FOR SHOW
“NASHVILLE SIDE STREETS”, a new internet TV music show, is broadcast live in full HD from the front room of a house, turned state-of-the-art studio, near Nashville, TN. This live show is to exploit the musical talent that is hidden on the streets of Nashville and beyond, for a worldwide audience to view, and to let everyone know that there is still good music “JUST WAITING TO BE SEEN AND HEARD”. The set is designed for both the comfort of home and the audio visual quality of a professional facility.
Many shows have been aired since the show’s launching in 2013. Cuts may be seen on the show’s own YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/user/RonnieDean60
Anyone who would like to appear on the show may audition by sending a simple 1 minute cell phone video of themselves and their music to producer Ronnie Dean at: email@example.com or contact us at the studio @ 615-859-5523.
BOB MARLEY HONORED WITH YEAR-LONG CELEBRATION FOR HIS 70TH BIRTHDAY
Throughout history, no artist has so dominated the world of music as Bob Marley. A musical, political and even spiritual icon, a figure of almost mythical proportions, both poet and prophet, Marley was the first Jamaican artist to give voice to the struggles of his people and the Rastafarian culture, and the first to gain worldwide fame.
Today, Bob Marley remains one of the 20th century’s most important and influential entertainment icons. Marley’s lifestyle and music continue to inspire new generations around the world as his legacy lives on through his music. In the digital era, he has the second-highest social media following of any posthumous celebrity, with the official Bob Marley Facebook page drawing more than 74 million fans. Marley’s music catalog has sold millions of albums worldwide and his hits compilation, Legend, holds the distinction of being the longest-charting album in the history of Billboard magazine’s Catalog Albums chart and remains the world’s best-selling reggae album.
The Marley family will honor the legacy of Bob Marley commemorating his 70th birthday milestone and his importance in the history of global music with a year-long celebration.
KYDD JONES X MAX FROST X SCOTT PACE “LET ME DOWN EASY (REMIX)”
Austin, Texas producers Kydd Jones and Scott Pace team up for a remix of Atlantic Records artist (and fellow Austinite) Max Frost’s new smash single, “Let Me Down Easy.” Kydd & Scott recently produced the majority of Atlantic Records rapper Kirko Bangz’s new mixtape, “Progression V”, while Max is currently finishing up his debut album due 2015.
MPULSE “OPEN PAGES”
Mpulse has some big things planned for 2015, so we decided to end 2014 the right way by releasing something new, seeing as Mpulse hasn’t released any new music since his project “Be Incredible” back in August.
This new song is titled “Open Pages”, and heres what Mpulse has to say:
“A personal favorite. The second verse means so much to me. This isn’t going on any project, its just a song that I recorded and I personally wanted to share with everybody. Built up frustration. Its personal, but I feel like a lot of people can relate to this song in one way or another.”
HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM RUSSIA WITH 208 TALKS OF ANGELS
Russian band “208 Talks of angels” heartily congratulates you on Christmas and New Year with our new song that was written specially for these amazing days! We wish you all the best, we wish your fortune, prosperity, love and long life to you, your family and your friends!