SULTAN + SHEPARD NEW SINGLE
Fellow Canadian DJ/producer, Guilty Pleasure, breathes new life into Sultan + Shepard’s smash single, ‘Bring Me Back’ featuring Kreesha Turner. Scheduled for release June 24 on Enhanced Music, Guilty Pleasure’s classic house remix proves yet again Sultan + Shepard’s knack for spotting talent early on.
Grammy-nominated producers, Sultan + Shepard have managed to put out new music consistantly without compromising quality or holding back from experimenting with their sound. The duo had a huge 2015 with their original ‘Bring Me Back’ featuring r&b pop star Kreesha Turner and their remix of Ed Sheeran and Rudimental’s ‘Lay It On Me’ soon after. Continuing the momentum, 2016 has seen Sultan + Shepard drop two fresh remixes for 3Lau’s smash single ‘Is It Love’ and ‘Give It Up’ by Jack Wins. The summer will continue strong as the guys begin to release a new original single each month on Armada starting in July, culminating in their first EP.
CLOVES NEW VIDEO
“Don’t Forget About Me” is featured in the film and soundtrack for Me Before You as well as on her debut EP XIII.
DESERT STARS FESTIVAL SHARES LINE UP VIDEO
DESERT STARS FESTIVAL has shared the lineup video for their 9th annual festival taking place at Pappy & Harriet’s in legendary Pioneertown, CA.
The lineup this year includes: Dinosaur Jr., …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead performing Source Tags and Codes (FIRST U.S. SHOW OF THE YEAR,) Sebadoh, Sloan performing One Chord To Another, Strawberry Alarm Clock, Moon Duo, Christian Bland of The Black Angels, Federale (featuring Collin Hegna of Brian Jonestown Massacre) and many, many more.
ALESSO ANNOUNCES SPECIAL HEADLINING SHOW AT THE GREEK THEATRE ON SEPTEMBER 24
Celebrated Swedish DJ/producer Alesso announces he will be headlining a special show at the iconic Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, CA on September 24th. Playing such a legendary venue as The Greek is a huge milestone and achievement for Alesso, who has been continuously selling out shows and playing to massive crowds at some of the biggest festivals around the world for the past few years. This performance will be a revamped version of his already electrifying shows and his first LA show in two years. Tickets go on sale to the public this Thursday, June 30th at 10am PT here:
SERBIAN ROCKER AND “LOVE HUNTER” STAR MILAN MUMIN TO RELEASE “IN CASE THAT ONE OF THEM IS YOU” EP ON JULY 8, 2016
ATHENS, GA—Milan Mumin, front man for the highly regarded Serbian rock band Love Hunters, will release a 5 song EP entitled “In Case That One Of Them Is You,” on the Atlanta based Plus Sized Dan Productions on July 8, 2016.
Mumin, who lives in Brooklyn and Serbia when not touring, was the lead actor in the art-imitates-life indie film, “Love Hunter,” which was released in 2014 and received rave reviews in New York Times and Hollywood Reporter primarily due to Mumin’s charismatic performance.
His vocals, reminiscent of Tom Waits, Benjamin Smoke of Opal Foxx Quartet, and Joe Strummer, envelope his clever lyrics. The intensity of his live performances, whether backed by a band or in an acoustic setting, has earned him a world-wide audience propelled even more by the success of the movie.
RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS’ THE GETAWAY DEBUTS #1 AROUND THE WORLD
Red Hot Chili Peppers 11th studio album The Getaway debuted at number one around the world today. The heralded studio album from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees debuted at #1 on the Billboard Album Sales Chart selling 108,000 traditional units and debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 with 118,000 album equivalent units. The Getaway, marks the Grammy Award-winning band’s seventh top 10 album and third #2 on the Top 200 Chart. The album debuted at # 1 in Australia, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands and New Zealand. It debuted at #2 in the United Kingdom and Germany.
“EVERYBODY LOOKING” AT GUCCI MANE FRIDAY JULY 22ND
Atlantic recording artist Gucci Mane has announced the release of his hugely anticipated new album, “EVERYBODY LOOKING” – the iconic rapper’s first studio album in half a decade – drops at last on Friday, July 22nd:
LATE SEA COVER PAUL SIMON’S “SOUND OF SILENCE”
NYC-based art rock outfit, Late Sea, announce their cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s timeless tune, “Sound of Silence.” The trio add a new interpretation to the hit song, adding dimensions of intensity and depth that are not as dominant in the original release.
PET SUN “THE DAWN”
Hailing from somewhere between Hamilton and The Gates of Hades, Pet Sun are a band of self-proclaimed Rock N Roll Heathens whose only goal is to unearth your inner demons as they entrance you with their doom-laden garage tracks.
Over the past year, Pet Sun have been mercilessly spreading their ferociously wild stage show from town to town, playing for headbangers throughout the Canadian and American landscapes, sharing stages with bands such as The Black Lips, Together Pangea, King Khan and BBQ Show, and The Wytches.
ELUVIUM X PITCHFORK STREAMS MIND-MELTING NEW TRACK “FUGUE STATE”
Cognitive dissonance is, at this point, an everyday part of modern society. The difference between belief and reality is blurrier than ever, and there is often sufficient manipulation to both so as to make the distinction intentionally unclear. The source of those manipulations can either be external, or deceptively internal.
X AMBASSADORS RELEASE VIDEO FOR “LOW LIFE 2.0”
‘Low Life,’ starring Liev Schreiber, as seen on SHOWTIME’s Ray Donovan.
SYLER NEW VIDEO
At age 16, Syler has already established a sizable social media following, garnering over 350K on her first music video, featuring Snoop Dogg, released late last year. She was also featured artist in the LA’s recent CINCO 4 festival. Titled a “young flame” by Cliché Magazine, she’s stirring quite the buzz in the teen pop music sphere!
CIRCLE OF REASON RELEASE THE THEORY UK TOUR DATES
Having completed their ‘Faith Tour’ in June, the connoisseurs of modern alternative rock return to announce news of ‘The ‘Theory’ UK tour this July.
Parading their acclaimed fusion of infectious melodies, hooks and adrenaline fuelled stage performances at more UK venues – Southampton’s Circle Of Reason are to reach various towns and major cities in the North of England. Their first visit to greet fans in the region since 2014. Armed with material from their highly acclaimed ‘Faith Or Theory’ mini album, the stoic quartet are out to maintain their reputation as a tour de force within the emerging wave of new and accessible British rock acts.
After four years of building a fan base through social media, the Nashville duo Truitt is making it official: They’re a pop band with something to say – and two voices to say it.
Comprised of brother and sister, Brett and Brigetta Truitt, the pop duo just premiered their striking video for “Throne” at Twist Magazine, who called it “a new jam to be obsessed with.”
TRUDY AND THE ROMANCE “W ILD”
After performances at The Great Escape, Gold Sounds and Sound City, all eyes are now on London where the punch drunk three piece play their debut headline show at The Victoria on the 12th of July with support coming from fellow Liverpudlians Her’s.
The band can also today announce a tour in Oct/Nov with dates supporting The Big Moon.
Previous track ‘He Sings’ debuted online in early May and bolted to no. 7 in the UK Spotify viral charts with support from Consequence of Sound, NME, DIY, Pigeons and Planes. Radio plays has come from BEATS 1 and Radio 1 where they have been included in their Best of BBC Music Introducing.
PIERCE THE VEIL PERFORMS “CIRCLES” ON “CONAN”
Pierce The Veil made its late-night television talk show debut last night on “Conan,” performing their hot new single “Circles.” The band wrapped its sold-out U.S. “Misadventures Tour” on Sunday night, and heads to South America, Mexico and Australia next month. Pierce The Veil’s new album, Misadventures (Fearless Records) was released May 13 and debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Alternative, Rock, Hard Rock and Independent charts.
JORDYN MALLORY DEBUT EP
Rising singer-songwriter Jordyn Mallory’s debut EP featuring the CMT spotlighted “Boat Friend” is now available on iTunes.
The self-titled EP, originally released via Spotify this May, consists of four tracks compiling Mallory’s “southern pop” style with her witty and flirty lyricism. The EP transitions through multiple levels of emotion from the ultimate summer anthem “Boat Friend,” to the storytelling ballad “Southern Belle.”
SARA WATKINS ANTICIPATED SOLO ALBUM STREAM
Ahead of its release this Friday, July 1 on New West Records, Sara Watkins much anticipated new solo album, Young in All The Wrong Ways, is premiering in full all week long at NPR First Listen. “By now, Watkins has been in the spotlight for half her life. Never before has she made her voice heard quite this clearly,” they exclaimed. “The title track opens the album and sets the tone. Watkins momentarily loses herself in lulling wistfulness, only to lurch into a rebuke of naïveté, bearing down on her scorn for once-automatic acquiescence over spiky eruptions of electric guitar and a tumultuous drum groove. ‘I’m going out to see about my own frontier,’ she insists twice in a row, sounding determinedly detached.
THE STARGAZER LILIES NEW VIDEO
Psych-gaze trio The Stargazer Lilies have announced they will open for Best Coast on four dates later this year, including shows in Clifton Park, NY, Portland, ME, and Pittsburgh, PA. The band’s North American tour, continuing with upcoming dates at Chicago’s Empty Bottle (7.03), Brooklyn’s Shea Stadium (7.07), and Boston’s Lillypad (7.08), has also expanded to include more dates with recent tour mates Ringo Deathstarr. Today, the band premiered the new music video for the album’s lead track, “Golden Key,” via Impose.
FANTASIA RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR “SLEEPING WITH THE ONE I LOVE”
Grammy Award and third season American Idol winner FANTASIA releases her new music video for “Sleeping With The One I Love.” Fantasia premiered the video last night during the BET Awards Red Carpet telecast.
CHRISTIAN O “WILD KIDS”
“Wild Kids” is a song that highlights Christian O’s travels and its crazy adventures. His experiences paralleled with a fictionalized narrative shows us that it’s not about what you have, not about the tangibles, it’s about the journey and the fun along the way.
MATOMA & BECKY HILL PREMIERE HUGE NEW SINGLE ‘FALSE ALARM’
Norwegian electronic music star Matoma’s innovative ‘Hakuna Matoma’ album project – available via Big Beat Records/Parlophone – continues to go from strength-to-strength as it expands and evolves over time on streaming media platforms. With 280 million streams to date and 7.5 million regular monthly listeners on Spotify, Matoma is proving that his unconventional approach is paying dividends.
THE STROKES RELEASE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “THREAT OF JOY”
Debuting exclusively on Noisey, The Strokes’ new music video finds the band working with longtime collaborator Warren Fu on a surreal, mysterious new video for “Threat of Joy” off the band’s new EP, Future, Present, Past
MONSTER® AND RAP PHENOM STRO JOIN FORCES
19-year-old rap prodigy Stro has officially become a Monster®. The esteemed recording artist and actor is the newest member of the Monster family; the electronics giant behind the sound of Beats® headphones and the world’s leading manufacturer of high-performance headphones.
The exclusive partnership will cultivate greater awareness of Monster’s consumer electronic products while enhancing Stro’s brand in the consumer electronics world through strategic cross-branding initiatives such as in-store promotions with Monster® retail partners around the world, photo shoots, commercials, and additional marketing and special events.
PRESCHOOL POPSTARS VIDEO
PRESCHOOL POPSTARS is an adorable trio of cartoon girls who sing, rap, and dance. Their names are Hailey, Bailey, and Jazz, and their new album “Daycare Dance Party” features an exciting mix of pop, hip-hop and country styles. And though these sassy little divas are in still in preschool, their clever brand of music appeals to children of all ages.
EMILY JANE NEW VIDEO
Introducing Emily Jane White’s new video for “Pallid Eyes,” the latest single from her forthcoming LP They Moved in Shadow All Together. Directed by Dan Jenkins, as White told Brooklyn Vegan, the video “depicts a body, estranged from relational dysfunction, which dwells in patterns of isolation and dissociation. Greys and whites, opaque and frozen, express the heavy and numbing debility of this state.”
After recently announcing news of their debut self-titled album, which is set for release August 19th via Sacred Bones Records, new four-piece Exploded View, fronted by German/Bristol political- journalist-turned-musician/singer Anika, are sharing their new video ‘Orlando’. The band are set to play London on August 23rd at The Shacklewell Arms, as well as various European dates this summer.