BODY CLOCKS “STILL LIFE”
Body Clocks reveal debut track “Still Life” as a free download.
Body Clocks are a new electronic duo from the southwest consisting of Joe Craven and Josef Kašpar. Their unique sound is created through layering and looping beats with ambient soundscapes, live double bass and guitar. Blues and classical influences are merged with experimental electronic elements, resulting in a truly immersive, yet danceable sound.
Recent performances include support slots with Doldrums, Phaeleh & Grasscut.
Body Clocks debut EP is currently being mixed at Dean Street Studios, Soho.
SEX ON TOAST RELEASE NEW EP ‘READY’
Sex On Toast – arguably the most outrageous musical outfit in the country – have finally dropped their much-awaited new self-produced EP, ‘Ready’, which premiered on Music Feeds last week.
If you suddenly feel an irrepressible urge to don besequined jackets, lose your inhibitions and get the funk out, don’t blame your city’s polluted air. Relax. It’s just the Toast takin’ over.
THE HIDING ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE
Melbourne indie electro-pop act The Hiding have today announced their new single, Karma My Life alongside an artistic, emotive video clip and several show dates kicking off in Bendigo at Rifle Brigade Hotel on April 29, moving through to Mynt Lounge (Werribee) on May 6 and finishing up at Revolver (Melb) on May 21.
JESSE REDWING ANNOUNCE NEW VIDEO
Jesse Redwing has come from humble beginnings having spent the last 3 years cutting his teeth at an underground jazz/blues club hidden away in Sydney’s Darlinghurst. With the help of Melbourne based producer Stephen Mowat (Ali Barter, WILSN), Jesse is in the process of recording an EP.
After releasing his debut single “Comin On” in late 2015, Jesse and his band “The Real MVPs” gained momentum by playing killer, packed out shows in and around their home town of Sydney, while also playing the support for Aussie legends, Cold Chisel, in front of 5,000 people at the picturesque Hunter Valley’s Hope Estate.
MICHAEL ZAXXON “MY BODY IS DEAD”
Out on Labrador on April 8.
MITHRIDATIC ANNOUNCE EUROPE TOUR WITH NILE AND MELECHESH
Kaotoxin and Massive Music are proud to announce MITHRIDATIC‘s “Miserable Miracle Europe Tour 2016” with NILE, MELECHESH and EMBRYO in support of their debut full-length, “Miserable Miracle” released on March 11 with great media comments such as “France continues to churn out some of the most chaotic, malevolent extreme metal in the world and the latest happens to be MITHRIDATIC.” [Loudwire].
Seattle feminist-punk band Boyfriends debuted “Groovy”, the second single from their new 7″, over at Culture Collide.
NEW JOHN 5 VIDEO
Guitarist John 5 today debuted the music video for his latest single, “Now Fear This.” Once again, he is collaborating with director/editor Matt Zane who previously worked on the “Making Monsters” video. The video coincides with the release of the single, now available on all digital outlets.
JEFF BECK ANNOUNCES NEW STUDIO ALBUM
Announced today, in conjunction with this summer’s U.S. tour, JEFF BECK will release a new studio album on July 15. This marks his first studio album since the Grammy® winning Emotion & Commotion in 2010. In addition, more U.S. Tour dates, co-headlining with the blues legend, BUDDY GUY (except where noted below) were also announced today.
As was previously announced, the duo will begin their joint tour on July 19th in Port Chester, NY, before hitting NYC, CT, NJ, PA, VA, MI. The tour will make a special stop at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, IL, on Sunday, July 31st, before heading to Nashville and then making the trek west to Los Angeles. As was previously announced, BECK will make a very special appearance at the Hollywood Bowl on August 10th to celebrate 50 years of ‘dynamic music making’.
It takes a great deal to be not only extremely versatile in today’s music industry, but to have the passion, drive and entrepreneurial spirit to take fans by storm, and with her self-titled debut EP and powerful live performances- NY recording artist Corvaa has done just that! Combining genres from pop music to dance, electronica, and house music, she’s able take art and evolve it to suit her unique tone/voice. With her new single “Zipper” OUT NEXT WEEK on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Rhapsody, Google Play and various other online platforms along with two shows coming up Wednesday, April 13th at Astoria’s Melrose Ballroom and Wednesday, May 4th at Revolution Bar & Music Hall in Amityville for a Live TV Taping on Verizon FiOS1’s Rick’s Rising Stars; you’ll have your chance to see this creative talent in action!
LISTEN TO DARKEND’S NEW SINGLE
Hailing from Italy, gothic metallers DARKEND are streaming a new song taken off from the band’s upcoming full-length “The Canticle Of Shadows”.
Titled “Of The Defunct”, the track features Attila Csihar from Norwegian legends Mayhem. Listen below:
STAY WILD TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT
Stay Wild are set to go on a tour to promote their latest record livelearnlove.
Stay Wild are intersectional feminists, strong supporters of the LGBTQ community, animal rights advocates and complete goofs who laugh at their own jokes. That is Stay Wild in a boisterous nutshell. Their exuberant live performance paired with a wide range of song subjects like rape culture, consumerism, and white privilege, they have carved their own unique form of energetic, veracious socio-political music into the realm of hardcore and punk rock.
DIGITALISM “GO TIME”
Following a Hype Machine No.1 with first single ‘Utopia’, Pete Tong’s ‘Essential New Tune’ on BBC Radio 1, Digitalism unleash new track ‘Go Time’.
Saying that Hamburg hailing Digitalism’s third album ‘Mirage’ stems from “the ecstasy” of “epic trips around the globe” is no overstatement. 10 years of touring, creating and scouting inspiration have cut a path for the duo that sits somewhere between nostalgia and futurism. This comes to a head in the second single off the album, ‘Go Time’, further proof of their ever-increasing appetite for adventure.
THE BROADCAST “ON THE EDGE”
One of Asheville’s most exciting and dynamic acts, The Broadcast has announced the release of its sophomore album, From The Horizon. This paramount 11-track-collection is due Friday, June 17th.
Produced and engineered by multi-Grammy award winner Jim Scott (Johnny Cash, Sting, Tedeschi Trucks Band, etc) From The Horizon stays true to The Broadcast’s roots, while also showcasing an evolving maturity. “This record is very brave in the fact that it doesn’t follow a pattern or trend. It’s classically good music based on the music that we’ve all listened to since the ‘50s ’til today,” says Scott. “It’s got soul, and vibrancy, and life. [Caitlin] is such a great singer.”
‘LOST THEMES II’ STREAM IT AT NPR
With his new album ‘Lost Themes II’ streaming on NPR ahead of release next Friday, April 15th on Sacred Bones, John Carpenter has shared a new live studio video which the legendary filmmaker has directed himself.
Accompanying the album’s first single ‘Distant Dream’, the clip was recorded live at The Village Recorder studio in Los Angeles and offers a preview of The Horror Master’s forthcoming historic debut live performances.
CHRISTIAN ‘KING’ COMBS SIGNED TO BAD BOY ENTERTAINMENT/EPIC RECORDS
Gifted songwriter and rapper Christian Combs has signed an exclusive recording deal with Bad Boy Entertainment/Epic Records.
The signing was overseen by Epic Chairman and CEO LA Reid, and his long-time friend and musical partner, Grammy Award®-winning artist, producer, entrepreneur Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs aka Puff Daddy, Christian’s father and the founder of hip-hop’s iconic Bad Boy Entertainment.
In late-2015, Bad Boy signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Epic that includes distribution through Sony Music Entertainment. Since the deal, Puff Daddy has had a string of hits and just released his latest, ‘You Could Be My Lover” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Gizzle, from his critically-acclaimed album MMM (November 2015).
HATSUNE MIKU NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINING TOUR
Due to the demand of fans and the overflow of requests from promoters, the Hatsune Miku North American headlining tour has been extended and will now visit Chicago, Houston and Monterrey, Mexico. Additionally, two more concerts have been added in Mexico City after the first two shows sold out within days of its announcement.
This first of its kind tour will begin in Seattle, WA on April 23rd and will visit San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Toronto and New York. Electronic chiptunes band Anamaguchi is confirmed for the opening
Fans across the country are eager and thrilled about this chance to see the international pop culture phenomenon “live” in concert. To further the experience, a series of fan gathering events exploring the cultural movement surrounding Miku have been added. Fans can look forward to a film festival spotlighting Miku related shorts from around the world, a Barnes & Noble drawing workshop that will culminate in a collaborative music video, and a club event series which serves as a pre-party on nights before MIKU EXPO concerts in select cities. Full details below.
OHANA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016
This year marks the debut of Ohana- a two-day music festival at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA – featuring performances by Eddie Vedder, Lana Del Rey, Elvis Costello, Band Of Horses and tons more. Produced by Live Nation and SGE, the festival will take place on Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28.
In addition to offering a full day in the sun with a diverse music lineup, Ohana will donate a portion of proceeds to the San Onofre Parks Foundation, a California non-profit that cooperatively works with the California State Parks to develop, preserve and enhance the recreation and experience of California’s unique and beautiful coastal parks.
Festival general admission allows for free roaming throughout the lush grass areas of Doheny State Beach, right off the shore of the Pacific Ocean, touching the sand. Craft beer, wine, and signature cocktails, as well as artisan food options from local restaurants and food trucks will be available all day long.
THE LOOM NEW SINGLE
NYC’s The Loom is back after a nearly five-year hiatus, releasing their new album Here In The Deadlights on April 22nd via Crossbill Records/Stereocilia. Today, the band is sharing “I Am Not Young” (SoundCloud), the second single from the album, which follows the scorching lead single “Fire Makes” (SoundCloud), featuring a manic saxophone breakdown from Phantom Family Halo’s David Lackner. “I Am Not Young” is about rebuilding after a collapse, and the song structure even reflects that, starting out with a long blissful intro, and quickly building into a churning psych-rock track.
TORY LANEZ “LA CONFIDENTIAL”
Fresh from a massive week at SXSW, with Hot New Hip Hop calling him “one of the highlights of the entire SXSW festival” and Billboard naming him an Artist To Watch, Toronto’s rising star Tory Lanez is set to tour the U.S. this spring with A$AP Ferg. Lanez and Ferg will co-headline the dates with a special joint set trading off between their own tracks, collaborations and more.
After premiering as a BET Jam of the Week, rising rap star Tory Lanez’s new video for L.A. Confidential—his collaboration with Miguel, Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat—is out now, watch it here:
SUNFLOWER DEAD X JONATHAN DAVIS
Sunflower Dead, the infectious active rock band from Long Beach, CA, will be hitting the road this spring and summer to support its second effort It’s Time To Get Weird. The band will be teaming up with Avatar, Hellyeah and In This Moment respectively on a trek that will take them across the US. The album’s title track and current single features guest vocals from Korn frontman Jonathan Davis and is at radio now. A video for the song can be viewed at this location:
JOON MOON “I MIGHT BE WRONG”
Last week on Clash, Joon Moon shared their cover of Radiohead’s ‘I Might Be Wrong’ off their EP Call Me which came out April 1, 2016 on Kwaidan Records / !K7.
Joon Moon’s story started in 2014 in Montmartre, Paris, in the studio of the excessively discreet Julien Decoret – with Phoebe Killdeer giving breath to his first lyric sheets. The indefatigable Moon’s aim was to continue creating, after touring with Nouvelle Vague, Florent Marchet etc, and start his own project.
P!NK IS SET FOR AN APRIL 15th RELEASE OF HER NEW SINGLE
International pop icon P!nk is set to release “Just Like Fire” from Walt Disney Studios’ upcoming feature film Alice Through The Looking Glass on April 15th at all digital providers via RCA Records/Walt Disney Records. The track, which is the first single from P!nk in 3 years, will impact at radio on April 18th and a music video directed by Dave Meyers will debut in early May.
“Just Like Fire” was co-written by P!nk, Max Martin, Shellback and Oscar Holter and produced by Martin, Shellback and Holter specifically for the film. This is the first time P!nk has written an original song for a live action feature film. “Just Like Fire” will appear in the film and on the motion picture soundtrack from Walt Disney Records featuring score from four-time Academy Award® nominee Danny Elfman.
COMMODO VIDEO PREMIERE
U.K. bassmaker Commodo has shared a RUFFMERCY directed video for his new track “Hadi Hadi Ah”, taken from his forthcoming debut album “How What Time” on Black Acre. The new clip from the acclaimed director and animator is a kaleidoscopic trip through psychedelic colour splashes.
“How What Time” follows Commodo’s impressive collaborative LP with Kahn and Gantz, released on the bastion of low frequency excellence, Deep Medi Musik. An artist with deep roots in bass music’s history and present, Commodo experiments with a variety of underground elements, with components of hip-hop, grime, dubstep, and more in the mix.
SNOOP DOGG AND WIZ KHALIFA ANNOUNCE THE HIGH ROAD
Multi-platinum selling artists Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa announced today that they will kick off a 33-city North American co-headline summer tour dubbed The High Road Summer Tour this July. The summer tour will kick off on Wednesday, July 20 at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, FL and hit markets including Atlanta, Philadelphia, Boston, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Chicago, Houston and San Diego before wrapping at White River Amphitheatre on Friday, September 2 in Auburn, WA. Kevin Gates, Jhene Aiko, Casey Veggies and DJ Drama will be special guests on all dates on The High Road Summer Tour.
THE OLD ADAGE DEBUT LP “CYCLES”
Electro-Pop sibling duo The Old Adage have released their debut LP Cycles today, after a pre-release stream was made available yesterday via Idobi Radio. Cycles is a true DIY release, produced/engineered at the band’s own studio, Little Butter Records, and released by the band themselves.
JULIEN BAKER PREMIERES ELLIOTT SMITH COVER “BALLAD OF BIG NOTHING”
The Memphis, TN-native Baker will head back out on a North American headlining tour in support of her widely heralded debut album Sprained Ankle next week, playing to her biggest rooms to date throughout the midwest, east coast, and into Canada. The dates begin next Wednesday, April 13th in Indianapolis, IN and continue through April 27th with a sold-out show at New York’s Bowery Ballroom. Having wrapped up east and west coast US runs in January and February – as well as a stop at SXSW in Austin, TX last month – her live shows have earned high praise from outlets including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Noisey, and NME, among many others.
LEWIS DEL MAR TO JOIN BØRNS ON TOUR
Lewis Del Mar will join BØRNS on tour this summer and have also confirmed select dates supporting Glass Animals. The duo will also bring their 5 piece live show to the main stage at Lollapalooza 2016. This announcement follows a sold-out headline show at Los Angeles’ Lyric Theatre and an incredible week in Austin at SXSW.
DON HENLEY TO TOUR EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA IN SUMMER 2016
Don Henley will tour Europe and North America this summer beginning 20 June in Stockholm, Sweden at Ericsson Globe, with dates scheduled through September 21 in Brooklyn, New York at The Amphitheater at Coney Island. A special performance with Carole King on Sunday, 3 July at BST Hyde Park in London was announced in March. The artist will perform songs spanning his entire career from the Eagles and his vast solo catalog, including songs from his latest release, Cass County. A full list of scheduled concerts can be found below.
Tickets go on sale beginning Friday, April 8 at 10AM local time. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets for many of the concerts before the general public beginning Tuesday, April 5 at 10 AM. local time.
YOURS NEW SINGLE
Just recently, San Francisco’s eclectic electronic indie-pop duo YOURS unveiled the new single Forever, Never. The new single finds the group honing in on their hip-hop influences to conjure up feelings of vulnerability and strength.
The group teamed up with renowned international music publication The Line of Best Fit to bring the sounds of Forever, Never to the public.
PureGrainAudio has premiered the latest single from Detroit-based progressive rock champions TILES, in the form of a lyric video for the album’s “Weightless.” The new song sees release now less than two weeks ahead of their 2xCD Pretending 2 Run album, which hits the streets Friday, April 15th via Laser’s Edge, and features guest musicians hailing from such acts as Jethro Tull, Miles Davis, Dream Theater, Steven Wilson Band, Porcupine Tree, and many others. Created by Chromatin Productions, the colorful lyric video documents the experience of creating this massive and ambitious album.
KYLIE ODETTA NEW SINGLE
Kylie Odetta’s newest EP High Dreamer has been championed by the likes of Paste, The Music Ninja, Wild Honey Pie and Earmilk.
LUKE BURLAND JOINS BRIAN BUMBERY AT BB GUN PRESS
BB Gun Press founder Brian Bumbery announces that longtime publicity executive Luke Burland has joined the Los Angeles-based company as a partner.
The two first met in 2002 when Burland hired Bumbery away from his independent PR company to join her team at the Warner Bros. Records Publicity department, where she served as Senior Vice President of Publicity for 14 years. There Bumbery and the British-born Burland became fast friends and developed the palpable personal chemistry that they bring to every project they undertake. Both are well-known in the industry for their larger-than-life personalities, fierce loyalty to their clients, and innovative approach to creating publicity campaigns.
WEEKENDER PREMIERE VIDEO FOR “FLOATY FEELING, BLUE”
Released in January on PaperCup Music, Floaty Feeling, Blue is a record of dreamy, textured pop tunes, soaked in psychedelic effects, recorded at Fancy Time Studios with Derek Sheehan once again teaming with Kyle “Slick” Johnson, who worked on the band’s debut, Spanish Peaks.
OHANA LUAU HOSTED BY COMEDIAN JEFF ROSS
Eddie Vedder and Kelly Slater are throwing a kick-off celebration at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel the night before the two-day music festival Ohana at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA.
On Friday, August 26, the Ohana weekend will kick off with The Ohana Luau – a night of inspiration and entertainment hosted by ‘The Roast Master’ himself Jeff Ross, alongside Eddie Vedder, Kelly Slater and friends. Held at The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA, a portion of the proceeds will benefit The San Onofre Parks Foundation, a California non-profit that cooperatively works with California State Parks to develop, preserve and enhance the recreation and experience of California’s unique and beautiful coastal parks. Funds will support maintaining coastal access at South Orange County state beaches.
“I DO COKE” VIDEO
Kill The Noise and Feed Me have dropped their new video for “I Do Coke” from KTN’s latest album OCCULT CLASSIC, out now on OWSLA. The song and video are not pro-drug, but a commentary on destructive habits. Kill The Noise explains: “In this story the message is that if you aren’t careful, you can become figuratively (and literally) consumed by your lifestyle of addiction. The main character in this story has found himself stuck on an endless merry-go-round that goes nowhere.” KTN will be actively discussing the video with fans today at 3pm EST / 12pm PST via Facebook Live.
Taken from his new album After The Rain, Benjamin Francis Leftwich is sharing the video to his new song ‘Tilikum’ – the effortlessly beautiful and honest opening track from his upcoming second album, due out on August 19th through Vagrant/BMG in the US and Dirty Hit in the UK.