HANSON ANNOUNCE LIVE STREAM ON YAHOO LIVE
HANSON announces an exclusive Yahoo live stream of their Chicago concert on October 8 at 7:30pm CT. Fans can catch the live stream on the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo or through the Yahoo Screen App on mobile (iOS & Android) and connected devices (Apple TV, Roku, Xbox).
After two years without a North American tour, HANSON is returning with a special 10-city tour across the US and Canada, featuring 2 concerts in each of the 10 major markets. Paul McDonald will be supporting each night one of the tour and CARRICK will be supporting each night two. The tour marks the launch of the band’s craft beer, Mmmhops Pale Ale, in new markets across the country.
VIKTOR RASIIA “36 CHAMBERZ”
“I was blessed enough to spend a substantial amount of time around them and in particular Inspectah Deck, Who gave me jewel after jewel of Wu wisdom. No matter how many questions I had he always had an insightful answer. I remember when I got my first beat machine, it was an ASR-X – the black and purple one. He got up from in front of his and showed me step by step how to work it, then left me with it for two days! I now know how rare it is for a kid to get the opportunity to sit at the feet of masters and learn. ’36 Chamberz’ is my small way of saying much appreciated, your words didn’t fall on deaf ears.”
AMATEUR BEST ALBUM STREAM
Ahead of its release this Friday, October 2nd on Brille Records, Amateur Best is streaming his second album The Gleaners in full via DIY Mag.
Amateur Best is the alias of Birmingham-based “personal pop” musician, songwriter, and producer Joe Flory. After releasing debut album No Thrills via Double Denim Records (Empress Of, Tei Shi, Kero Kero Bonito) in 2013, Amateur Best returns with The Gleaners, his second full-length, due on October 2nd via Brille Records (The Knife, Gwilym Gold, John Wizards).
CHRIS SHIFLETT ‘WALKING THE FLOOR’ PODCAST INTERVIEW
Since launching in late 2013, Walking The Floor has presented captivating artist-to artist discussions between Shiflett and fellow musicians, directors, authors, athletes and more. His now 30+ deep podcast archive features interviews with artists including: Grammy award-winning country superstar Brad Paisley; contemporary country/Americana artists Dwight Yoakam, Steve Earle, and Robbie Fulks; renowned classic country singers and musicians like Red Simpson, Redd Volkaert and Tommy Hays; author Thomas Frank; pro-surfer Connor Coffin; photographer/director/talk show host Sam Jones; boxing trainer Robert Garcia; and rockers spanning three decades, including John Doe (X), Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio), Jonny “Two Bags” Wickersham (Social Distortion), and Nicholaus Arson (The Hives), among others. Upcoming podcasts will include interviews with Dale Watson and Dickey Barrett (of The Mighty Mighty Bosstones), among others.
ZOMBI NEW SINGLE
Zombi, the prolific OST-influenced instrumental duo whose early albums and tours presaged the rise of John Carpenter/Goblin-influenced acts, has just shared “Shadow Hand”, a groove-heavy track from the band’s forthcoming album Shape Shift (out 10/16 on Relapse).
CHARMING DISASTER “GHOST STORY”
Dark and quirky alt-folk duo Charming Disaster, based in Brooklyn, NY, are hitting the road for their first East Coast tour to promote their debut album, Love, Crime & Other Trouble. The macabre musical duo features uniquely haunting songs about death, crime, and the supernatural, written and performed by seasoned indie bandleaders Ellia Bisker (Sweet Soubrette) and Jeff Morris (Kotorino). Charming Disaster gained cult status last year when their paranormal love song “Ghost Story” was featured on the creepy hit podcast Welcome to Night Vale.
SYD KULY “BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL”
Mostly influenced by rock from the seventies, stoner rock and prog-rock, Syd Kult offers an incisive and darkened musical universe, mixing with smooth and heady melodies, brightly-played rythmics and introspective lyrics.
Touring relentlessly across the country, Syd Kult shoots its very first videoclip on 2015 fall from its new single, “Beyond good and evil”, recorded with Yohann François’ complicity from “Malambo/Squat Studio” studios.
BRYDES SHARE VIDEO FOR FIRST SINGLE “BRIGHT EYED BOY”
Tucson, AZ-based BRYDES is pleased to announce the release of their debut EP TURQUOISE, available November 10, 2015. Already drawing comparisons to HAIM, Chvrches, and Sky Ferreira, the three-piece act’s first offering is a blissful, sand-streaked collection of five songs in the vein of modern, expansive pop music. To celebrate the release, the trio is giving fans a free dose of their first single “Bright Eyed Boy” with their latest award-winning animated video.
LEGS NEW SINGLE
If extroversion had a musical embodiment, it would be in the sounds and rhythms of Brooklyn newcomers LEGS. Blending modern indie pop with Stax-worthy hooks, they are a mobile cauldron of everything retro and cosmopolitan. LEGS was formed in 2013 by Seattle-based Tito Ramsey, his brother Jack, their childhood friend Charles Larson, and Ecuadorian brothers Juan Miguel and Herman Marin. Their self-titled EP attracted early press when their single “So Obvious” was featured in the 2014 film Obvious Child, starring Jenny Slate and David Cross. Pitchfork ranked the Obvious Child soundtrack as one of the top six of the summer.
BORGORE “WANNA DO”
Borgore is back and hotter than ever with his brand new music video for “Wanna Do,” out Oct. 2nd on Buygore as part of his upcoming EP Keep It Sexy.
The bass-heavy track is laden with nostalgia as it reflects Borgore’s old school style, exposing his abilities as a vocalist and lyricist, and reminding listeners of his massive wobbling sound. The music video brims with intensity, as Borgore prescribes ground-shaking bass to his eager patients. Playing doctor, the video for “Wanna Do” features Borgore tapping into the innermost impulses of his patients, studying their subconscious and unearthing their deepest and most seductive thoughts.
DAVID COOK NEW VIDEO
David Cook has entered the Billboard Pop Album Chart at No. 4 with new album Digital Vein (Analog Heart/marketed and distributed by INgrooves Music Group).
The premiere follows a flurry of activity from Cook, who recently teamed with VH1 for the premiere of his new video “Criminals,” which can be seen HERE.
R. CITY’S DEBUT SINGLE “LOCKED AWAY” #1 ON THE BILLBOARD POP CHART
Platinum-selling songwriting/production duo R. City claims the #1 spot on the Billboard Pop chart and reaches platinum status with their hit single “Locked Away” featuring Adam Levine. “Locked Away” is currently #1 on the Shazam Worldwide Top 200 chart, #6 on both the U.S. iTunes Top Songs chart and Spotify’s Global Top 50 chart, amassing over 74 million streams worldwide.
“NEED” FOR FREE
Orlando native Chris Bushnell delivers his Dim Mak debut with the too-turnt, bass-fueled “Need.” Wrought with a steady house groove, the track swiftly launches into a funky bass tune accentuated by muffled, heaving vocals. The wubby percussion and eargasmic melody will leave you not wanting, but needing more.
ATOM ALBUM STREAM
Following teasers from Metal Hammer and Decibel Magazine, today Invisible Oranges delivers Atom By Atom, the impending new full-length from heavy metal giants, SATAN, in its horn-raising entirety!
STRAIGHT NO CHASER SERVE UP “THE NEW OLD FASHIONED”
Atlantic Records recording group Straight No Chaser has announced details of their new album. “THE NEW OLD FASHIONED” – the world famous a cappella group’s fifth full-length release – arrives everywhere on October 30th.
Today, September 30, marks the first day of #SNC30to30. From today through the album’s release date, October 30, the group will release behind-the-scenes photos, videos, stories, and more about making “THE NEW OLD FASHIONED.” This morning, Ryan Seacrest premiered the first video, a companion video for Charlie Puth’s “Marvin Gaye.”
You can see Seacrest’s post here http://smarturl.it/SNCMarvinGayeVid and the video here – https://youtu.be/2DCTFrIzzr0
MOON TAXI PREMIERE NEW SONG “RUN RIGHT BACK”
A few days ahead of album release, Moon Taxi have unveiled their latest song “Run Right Back.” CLICK HERE to listen exclusively on Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy. The alt-rock song was written by Moon Taxi’s keyboardist Wes Bailey and guitarist Spencer Thomson and will be featured on Daybreaker (out October 2nd on BMG).
HIGH TIMES AND RASTAFARI ROOTZFEST JOIN FORCES
HIGH TIMES heads to Jamaica. Rastafari Rootzfest will host the HIGH TIMES 2015 Jamaican World Cannabis Cup in Negril from Nov. 12 through 15. Rastafari Rootzfest is a comprehensive, educational and experiential event that highlights Rastafari ideology, livity and culture, tells the story of the Rastafari struggle for the legalization of ganja and celebrates the decriminalization of ganja in Jamaica. Rastafari Rootzfest is the first ganja-exempt event since the Jamaican government legally recognized Rastafari Sacramental and Religious rights in the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act earlier this year.
“It’s time to get up and stand up, stand up for what is right! Let’s get up and stand up, time we all unite!” said Rastafarian elder and event organizer Ras Iyah V of Rastafari In Inity Limited. “It is good that this government can recognize that I & I do have the right and are able to enjoy that right of herb as I & I Sacrament. Hail RasTafari!”
CALAN MAI NEW SINGLE
Australian singer-songwriter Calan Mai has unveiled a lush new folk-tronic ballad, ‘Mountain Mountain’ recorded over three months at his home in Manchester, UK. The standalone single, produced by manager Adam Lyons (singer of FAIRCHILD), is a major departure of style, following the success of debut EP ‘Days on the Rock Face’. The track features vocals by friend and Singaporean artist Linying.
KEEP SHELLY IN ATHENS NEW SINGLE
Today Keep Shelly In Athens shares “Silent Rain,” the fourth single from its forthcoming LP Now I’m Ready, due Oct. 16 on Friends of Friends via DUMMY, who writes about the track: “Dreamy and meditative textures are traded for propulsive and direct melodies, with Myrtha’s vocals repeating a refrain that calls for a moment of hydration until it rises above hazy synths and dissolves into a blur of mood and mood alone.”
ANTDOG DA BEAST EP STREAM
21-year-old Santa Cruz rapper Antdog Da Beast has been bubbling in the Golden State scene rapping at 13 and hitting the Catalyst Club stage at 16 as an opener for The Pack and Dev. Additionally, he’s shared stages with YG, Rae Sremmurd, Too Short, Roach Gigz, Problem, Mistah Fab, the Hieroglyphics, Andre Nickatina, Mac Mall, and more. Today, he’s sharing his coming-of-age release, Tunnel Vision, via GoodMusicAllDay. “Antdog establishes his own identity with his flow,” GMAD stated. “The project will definitely get played heavy during weekend pre-games.”
“BRAND NEW MAN”
On October 16, the certified pure blues singer, harmonica player, songwriter and producer, The Reverend Shawn Amos will continue to spread his secular gospel with a brand new album The Reverend Shawn Amos Loves You. Today he shares “Brand New Man”, a gritty R&B rave-up from the album that, in the words of The Reverend, “tears the roof off the sucka.” The track is currently streaming via PureVolume.
Listen – “Brand New Man”
“TAKE ME TO A PARTY” BY SWEET SPIRIT
Today, Sweet Spirit shares their raucous anthem “Take Me To A Party,” via Culture Collide. The band is firing on all cylinders from start to finish – guitars and synths are cranked to eleven over a drumstick-splintering rhythm attack, with the irrepressible vocals of singer Sabrina Ellis cutting through the sublime din to proclaim “I’ve got a broken heart, so take me to a party!”
AFROPUNK ATLANTA CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
In the interest of patron, artist, and staff safety, we are reluctantly canceling AFROPUNK FEST ATL, set to take place this Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4, amidst an ongoing and increasingly poor weather outlook for the greater Atlanta area. Site operations and build have been greatly impeded due to heavy rains throughout the week, with more inclement weather in the forecast for the next several days. These unfortunate and challenging circumstances are preventing us from presenting a world class experience that measures up to our reputation and providing a safe, welcoming environment for all involved. All of the approximately 10,000 plus ticket holders will automatically be refunded at point of purchase.
‘DEATHGASM’ THE MOVIE OPENS TOMORROW
DEATHGASM, the hilarious, action-filled, bloodsoaked ode to heavy metal horror that’s blown away festival audiences worldwide, hits U.S. cinemas and VOD on October 2, 2015 via Dark Sky Films! Today, premier heavy metal site MetalSucks.net posted an exclusive clip from the film along with their positive review! Check out the clip and review here:
CLINTON WASHINGTON NEW SINGLE
Soul-pop phenom Clinton Washington spent years singing and attracting audiences in different major U.S. cities before finally being introduced to the world via NBC’s The Voice last year. He quickly proved that his talent couldn’t be confined to brief TV segments, and went on to create an original soundscape in the form of this LP, known simply as Clinton. set to hit on November 20th. This stunning debut forces listeners to completely rethink modern pop vocals, all while taking them through the phases of a tumultuous relationship.
MIAMIGO RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘WHAT I WANT’
Enigmatic Brighton based duo MIAMIGO released their brand new single ‘What I Want,’ which premiered on Huw Stephen’s Radio 1 show, and is released via Indian Hop Recordings. Written and produced by MIAMIGO, the pair return with their refined dark pop sound ‘What I Want’, taken from their forthcoming EP, release date TBD.
CHE-VAL NEW VIDEO
Here is a new video here from pop duo, Che-Val. The husband and wife team, Laura and Kenny Cash, blend live orchestration with electronic synths to conjure their very own edgy sound. Think 80s-early 90s, Madonna, modern alternative pop.
MATT CORBY ANNOUNCES ‘MONDAY’
Australian singer/songwriter Matt Corby has announced his first release in nearly two years – ‘Monday’ is a soulful and spine tingling gospel song and a bold step away from his previous releases.