THE REPLACEMENTS ARE “BACK BY UNPOPULAR DEMAND”
The Replacements walked away from each other in Chicago’s Grant Park on July 4, 1991, seemingly never to return to the stage toether again. That all changed in late 2013 when singer, guitarist and principal songwriter Paul Westerberg and bassist Tommy Stinson enthusiastically reunited (with drummer Josh Freese and guitarist David Minehan in tow) for nearly 100,000 fans over three Riot Fests in Toronto, Chicago and Denver.
WHIIITE EP STREAM
Today Whiiite releases his sophomore EP, “Monstiiir”, a two-track affair featuring the all-new “Lock Poppin” and title track “Monstiiir”. The EP title accurately describes its massive potential, unleashing a hypnotic, bass- and 808-driven assault that will be destroying dance floors for months to come.
As told to Bloody Disgusting, Whiiite explains, “The saga continues with the latest EP… Whiiite begins to discover his powers…” Whiiite reveals his darker side uncovered with his latest release.
NEW SINGLE BY KENDRICK LAMAR
Kendrick Lamar Drops His New Track “The Blacker The Berry”:
AIMES’ NEW EP ONLINE
We are excited to announce the release of AIMES’ Harmonique Cosmique EP. Designed as a somewhat concept EP, it showcases one track made for four different types of dance floors. The ‘Disco Version’ is a feel good nu disco romper with hints of italo and classic disco, meant for an early in the night fun and funky dance floor.
RAVE OF THRONES COMES TO LIVEWIRE MARCH 28
Steve LeVine Entertainment presents “Rave of Thrones” featuring a live DJ set by Hodor of “Game of Thrones” at Livewire on Saturday, March 28. Doors open at 7 p.m. Must be 18 or older to attend. Tickets are on sale now at Livewireaz.com. Attendees are encouraged to come in Game of Thrones themed costumes.
Rave of Thrones is a musical event centered on Kristian Nairn, the actor turned DJ who plays Hodor on the popular HBO television series “Game of Thrones.” Nairn is a Northern Irish actor who has appeared in other documentaries and TV series including the English mystery series “Ripper Street.” Hodor is his first major role, also an enigmatic fan favorite character who only repeats one line, “Hodor.” Nairn has been traveling around the world performing deep house music including remixes of music from the show.
RYAN SCHMIDT NEW SINGLE “SUNBURN”
Ryan Schmidt, his new single Sunburn is a tribute to growing up on the Atlantic Ocean and of summers/loves past and their transient nature. It will be released and go live on Soundcloud this Wednesday February 11.
ABATRACTER’S CRUSHING SECOND ALBUM FULL ALBUM STREAMING VIA CVLT NATION
Wound Empire was recorded and mixed between May 23 and June 13th 2014 at Earhammer Studios in Oakland, California by Greg “The Wizard of Doom” Wilkinson (Brainoil, Iron Lung, Pallbearer Lycus, Laudanum, High On Fire, Noothgrush, OM, Atriarch, Sleep, Worm Ouroboros, Vohl) and was mastered at Audiosiege Mastering studios in Portland, Oregon by Brad Boatright (Wolves in the Throne room, Culted, Oathbreaker, Dead in the Dirt, Nails, Sleep, Sunn O))) and countless others), and features beautiful artwork and packaging design by Kevin Gan Yuen of Bay Area cult blackened noise sorcerers Sutekh Hexen. With out a shadow of a doubt this is a release to look out for in the underground and in the realm of all things heavy and dark, and is also an absolute must for any fan of bands like Altar of Plagues, Inter Arma, Thou, Samothrace, Amenra, Drudkh, Tragedy, Coffinworm, Indian, Unkind, Wolvhammer, Unearthly Trance and the such.
NEW SINGLE BY BOOGEY ROBINSON
Boogey Robinson Release Hot New Song ‘The Black Anthem.’ It’s clear he got some major inspiration from the late soul artist Donny Hathaway’s song “Everything is Everything.”
NEW VIDEO BY BLIND ALLEY
A few weeks after having released its brand new album called “Primal howl”, (the second record after “Ordinary madness” released in 2012), the French quintet Blind Alley have just unveiled an official music video illustrating the song “Battlefield”.
POYNTE “TAKE CONTROL”
POYNTE have released a lyric video for “Take Control”, the first track from their debut full length album Discreet Enemy, available February 17th via THC : Music/Ingrooves. Written and refined over the course of a year, the band recorded Discreet Enemy over a 60 day marathon in the band’s own studio, Covington, GA’s The Audiovault, with additional recording by Mike Froedge (Black Label Society/Double Drive/Bloodsimple) at Open Sky Studio. Discreet Enemy was mixed by acclaimed producer/mixer Andy Reilly (The Cult/Iron Maiden/Bon Jovi/The Police) and mastered by Matt Dalton (Chiodos/Hed Pe/Attila/Tantric) at 37 Studios.
ALABAMA SHAKES’ NEW ALBUM SET FOR RELEASE ON APRIL 21 + NEW VIDEO
Sound & Color – the follow-up to Alabama Shakes’ Gold-certified debut album, Boys & Girls, which earned the group three GRAMMY® nominations, including a nod for Best New Artist – will be released in North America on April 21 by ATO Records. Rough Trade will release the album in the UK/Europe on April 20. See below for track listing.
Today, Alabama Shakes premiered the album’s searing first single, “Don’t Wanna Fight,” and unveiled the cover of Sound & Color. Fans can stream “Don’t Wanna Fight” now at www.alabamashakes.com and at:
BARENAKED LADIES 2015 LAST SUMMER ON EARTH TOUR
BARENAKED LADIES will be heading back out on the road this summer for their 2015 Last Summer on Earth Tour. Joined by special guests Violent Femmes and Colin Hay of Men At Work, the Ladies are once again recreating their winning formula with performances in 30+ amphitheaters across the country. Tour kicks off on June 5th in Columbus, OH and wraps on July 26th in Seattle, WA. Tickets go on sale as early as Friday, February 13th at 10am local time in select markets and every tour date will have VIP upgrade packages available.
THE MARY ONETTES NEW TRACK
The Mary Onettes don’t rush, they take things as they come. But after two cancelled US tours in a row they’re gonna make it happens this time. And to celebrate this they’re giving away a new, free track.
“Sharkbrains (Skewed Studio Takeout)” is a little piece of music that was made one evening in the studio, longing for endless american highways. It’s a US tour exclusive and will never be officially released. So get it while it’s still floating around in cyber space!
LE COULEUR NEW EP STREAM
Fueled by the music of Todd Terje and Giorgio Moroder, Montreal’s Le Couleur set out to record a 5-track EP that would eventually be dubbed Dolce Désir. The follow up to 2013’s much beloved Voyage Love EP, Dolce Désir sees the band fully embrace the romantic disco visions of yore, while maintaining their forward thinking franco-pop sensibilities.
Dolce Désir is out February 17, 2015 on boutique label Lisbon Lux Records, but Exclaim! is streaming it for a week prior to release!
NEW VIDEO BY TUNJI IGE
“The video confronts a variety of social issues in an attempt to generate discussion. It’s about the idea that we all want change, but have a hard time distinguishing good change from bad change. Most of all it’s the story of an ego death, followed by a meditation.”
MADONNA IS NUMBER ONE GLOBAL ARTIST ON ITUNES
Madonna’s Rebel Heart album out on March 10th on Interscope Records and can be preordered here.
LADE SHARES “OPEN WATER” VIA IMPOSE
Lade is the musical project of 26 year old Los Angeles-based Ethan Edenburg. While studying electronic production at Berklee Colllege of Music, Ethan began to compose/produce music driven by passionate and intense lyrics. Drawing comparisons to artists such as James Blake, Bon Iver, Beck, the music Ethan creates as Lade is influenced by a myriad of musicians. His Debut EP “The Flood” is being released on March 7th.
SANTIPARRO “WHERE WE’RE FROM”
Santiparro’s brand of psychedelic folk is the direct result of total immersion into ceremonial living. True Prayer ushes past the typical psychedelic folk boundaries to penetrate the mysteries of the spirit world and the outer reaches of expanded consciousness. The album is an emergent work, imparting ancient teachings and timeless visions, transmitted through the artistry of a modern man.
ESCHATON SIGN RECORD DEAL
New England-based technical death metal tacticians, ESCHATON (es-kut-on), are the latest addition to Unique Leader Records’ expanding roster of extreme.
A name signifying the “end of the world” or a “climax of history,” ESCHATON was founded in 2007 near Providence, Rhode Island and manifests a uniquely aggressive, stand-alone sound that’s at once procedural yet wholly-enthralling. Comments Unique Leader of their newest recruits, “We are pleased to present yet another great signing for Unique Leader Records this year. ESCHATON brings a perfect blend of technicality, power and groove and are sure to turn heads with their debut album out this Spring.”
GREAT PEACOCK NEW SINGLE
Great Peacock (formed by the duo of Andrew Nelson and Blount Floyd) are excited to announce the May 12 release of debut album Making Ghosts. The album is a harmony-heavy, guitar-driven debut album whose 11 songs find the middle ground between rootsy, down-home Americana and super-sized arena rock. Making Ghosts is available for pre-order now, along with first single “Broken Hearted Fool,” which is streaming now.
JUNG YOUTH “PETER”
“The story of ‘Peter’ is the story of Yada Yada as a whole: I wanted to take a break from playing Mr. Nice Guy and talk a little smack,” Jung Youth explains. “I found myself grabbing phrases from so many different experiences and pop culture influences, drenched in dark vibes as if it were part of some strange outer-body experience that quickly evolved into a stream of consciousness protest song against bulls–t.” Yada Yada drops March 3.
BOBBY BRACKINS NEW SINGLE “MY JAM”
Produced by Dem Jointz, “My Jam” follows the release of Bobby Brackins’ previous single, “Hot Box,” featuring G-Eazy and Mila J, which has amassed nearly 4 million SoundCloud plays and 1 million YouTube views. Although the song was released over five months ago, it’s continued to pick up speed with remix after remix, the majority of them, voluntarily. Soon after L.A’s Power 106 named “Hot Box” the Song of the Week last year, Bobby Brackins’ friend and former tour DJ, DJ Mustard, remixed the track, giving a New Jack Swing vibe. Then, renowned UK house producer Sinden turned up the BPM’s and made it dance floor-ready. “Unless you’ve been sleeping under a rock and/or live in North Korea-you’ve surely cozied up to the sex, drugs, and alcohol-fueled bangingness of Bobby Brackins’ hit single ‘Hot Box,'” said THUMP in their premiere of the Sinden remix.