SWMRS PERFORM “FIGURING IT OUT” ON THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN
In case you missed it, last night SWMRS made their network television debut, performing “Figuring It Out” on The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS.
aussie act, allday debuts new single
After a meteoric rise in Australia, selling out venues across the country and garnering praise from taste-making radio station, Triple J, Adelaide emcee Allday is quickly garnering a name for himself in the United States.
A GROUNDBREAKING IMMERSIVE MUSIC EXPERIENCE “I FEEL LOVE” IS COMING TO BROOKLYN THIS SEPTEMBER 9 & 10
Mingling immersive experiences and an intimate dance floor rapture that lives until the morning light, I FEEL LOVE will come to life in Brooklyn at an abandoned factory on September 9 and 10. Imagine the most debauch night from the 70’s, reimagined in 2016. Things aren’t what they seem, and that’s why it’s a night that will be impossible to forget.
I FEEL LOVE will grant attendees access into a world reflective of the sights and sounds of the disco era with classic music re-envisioned and reimagined live by today’s top artists. A step away from bottle service and a step back to the music, I FEEL LOVE is sure to be an experience unlike anything in the current NYC club landscape.
Lesley Barth Reveals Free-Spirited Video for “Just Like Summer”
Armed with a creative spirit and vocal harmonies for days, Lesley Barth is making the most of her summer. While wrapping up her first full-length album, which was crowd-funded by her dedicated legion of fans, the entrancing artist is once again showcasing her knack for catchy tunes and brilliant DIY visuals for her new tune “Just Like Summer.”
“In terms of the story behind the song, I had a little melody of “I love you just like summer” that popped into my head a few months ago. This idea of wanting someone as badly as you want summer felt like a strong lyrical idea to explore, and the chorus fell quickly into place, with verses following afterwards,” notes Lesley. “This is definitely the grooviest tune I’ve made so far, and it was unbelievably fun to record.”
ALEXANDER UNVEILS DEBUT SINGLE/MUSIC VIDEO FOR “CAN’T SLEEP WITHOUT YOU”
Nashville-based singer/songwriter, Alexander, is thrilled to unveil his debut single/music video for “Can’t Sleep Without You,” a song detailing the most trying moments post breakup when the realization hits and you are no longer with the one you love. Alexander details, ‘They’re haunting your dreams, your thoughts, and it’s inescapable.” The video takes the viewer through a moment of realization when Alexander needs therapy and drives around the city in the middle of the night in hopes that it’ll ease the pain.
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS RELEASES “DUELE EL CORAZON” (ENGLISH VERSION) FEAT. TINASHE AND JAVADA TODAY
Global superstar Enrique Iglesias releases “DUELE EL CORAZON” (English Version) feat. Tinashe and Javada today at all digital providers. Click here to listen. The English language track is the companion to Enrique’s Spanish language #1 Latin hit “DUELE EL CORAZON” feat. Wisin which was released earlier this summer.
GWEN STEFANI’S RECORD-BREAKING CONCERT LIVESTREAM & APPEARANCE ON HOWARD STERN SHOW JULY 20
When Gwen Stefani’s opening night performance from her “This is What the Truth Feels Like” Tour was streamed live on the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Music (a partnership with Live Nation TV), the exclusive one-time-only broadcast on Tuesday, July 12 from Mansfield, MA, became the most watched live-only concert of the program with more than 1.5x the next-highest artist. On the electrifying webcast, attendees and online viewers were treated to a career-spanning set of hits, including “The Sweet Escape” and “Hollaback Girl”; songs from her newest record, such as “Make Me Like You,” “Used To Love You” and “Misery”; special collaborations with Eve on “Rich Girl” and “Let Me Blow Ya Mind”; No Doubt classics “Just a Girl” and “Don’t Speak”; plus a cover of Talk Talk’s “It’s My Life”; and more.
Beauty in the Suffering Release Long Awaited “Reveille” Music Video
Producer DieTrich Thrall (Ex-DOYLE, Marazene) leads the zombie charge with “Reveille” the band’s second zombie themed music video single from their debut EP via Narcicessity Records appropriately titled The Crazies. Premiered on Revolver, “Reveille” was produced by DieTrich Thrall.
Something Wicked 2016
Fresh off announcing their massive headlining acts Something Wicked 2016, Disco Donnie Presents and NightCulture are back at it again with the full lineup unveiling for the Houston-based Halloween festival. Joining heavy hitting headliners Diplo, Hardwell, Deorro, Carnage, and Excision will be a star-studded lineup including names like 3LAU, A-trak, Illenium, marshmello, Slander and more for what is quickly developing into one of the ‘must attend events’ of the year.
Something Wicked returns to Sam Houston Race Park in Houston, Texas on October 29-30th for an incredible journey through spine-tingling performances from today’s most in-demand electronic artists. The hallowed festival grounds will be transformed with the spirit of dance and haunting stage production design. Coming from out of town? Head to the Something Wicked website to check out luxury hotels at low rates for after hours partying. Also, check out the official mobile app for optimizing your festival experience.
Second Annual Ball & Chain Music Festival Labor Day Weekend
Ball & Chain, the notable and world-famous live music venue is thrilled to present their second annual three-day music festival in honor of the venue’s 81st anniversary this Labor Day Weekend September 2016. The historical Little Havana landmark originally opened its doors in September 1935 as a thriving live jazz music venue until the1950s. The retro Cuban speakeasy on Calle Ocho was reopened in September 2014 with an authentic Cuban flare meticulously redecorated in iconic 1950s Miami style under new ownership by Ben Bush, Zack Bush and Bill Fuller.
This is the second annual multiple-day musical driven event to celebrate the venue’s birthday. The anticipated live performances will begin on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 12 p.m. and last until 3 a.m. and will feature more than 100 musicians and DJs.
STALGIA “IN THE TREES”
STALGIA makes music as tactile as it is sonic. In a rare expression of dark thoughts and light desires, it’s insightful, but familiar, like the sound of your own heart beating. You recognize it for what it is… a snapshot of the human condition put on paper, sung out loud and translated into chords.
Rich The Kid releases remix featuring Desiigner
Rich The Kid has enlisted Desiigner for his new remix of “Plug Callin” feat. Famous Dex, one of the standout tracks from his recently released Rich Forever 2 mixtape. Produced by Jaasu, the track bangs and features all three rappers styling and profiling all over it. Check it out now and share.
ROLLING STONE premiere “BE HERE”
In a classic case of “opposites attract,” American Young finds two celebrated songwriters — Kristy Osmunson and Jon Stone — joining forces, bringing together a set of influences that run from classic country to modern pop. The result is American Young’s genre-bending debut album, a self-tiled record filled with everything from entwined harmonies and fiddle solos to digital samples.
“Jon’s a perfectionist and a finisher,” explains Kristy, a classically-trained violinist who crossed paths with her future bandmate at a Lee Brice performance in Nashville. “He works harder than anybody I know. I’m all about the vibe and the feel of the moment.”
The Boot premiere Gary Quinn’s single ‘Shame’
British country singer-songwriter Gary Quinn is premiering his new single “Shame” exclusively with The Boot.
“Shame” is a mid-tempo, traditional-sounding track with a prominent drum beat that finds Quinn lamenting that, despite knowing better, he keeps finding himself in the same bad situation: “It’s such a shame / Shame on you / For making me / Such a fool / To fall in love with you,” he sings in the song’s chorus.
David Guetta unveils remix package for ‘This One’s For You’
Following on from performing at UEFA EURO 2016 closing ceremony alongside Zara Larsson, UEFA EURO 2016’s music ambassador and world’s biggest electronic music artist – David Guetta – can now reveal the spectacular remixes to accompany the global hit.
A definitive career highlight for the French DJ, ‘This One’s For You’ has already garnered 100 million Spotify streams in just 2 months, along with the official video reaching over 45million views on YouTube in a matter of weeks. The single has also reached #1 spot in native France, Germany and 15 other countries, also gaining Top 10 status in an additional 30 other countries – in an addition to a Top 10 chart position on Spotify & Shazam, #1 on iTunes, #2 on Deezer, #14 on Apple Music and a consistent Top 10 position across all European radio airplay.
SIGUR RÓS RELEASE ‘Óveður’ – ROUTE ONE 24-HOUR 360 VIDEO
Sigur Rós have launched the entirety of their 24-hour ‘Slow TV’ event Route One on YouTube 360 video today. Viewers are now able to experience the full journey round Iceland’s ring road in 4k, creating their own experience as they go. Could this be the longest 360 video yet released?
SETH LAKEMAN ‘BALLAD OF THE BROKEN FEW’
Seth Lakeman’s eighth studio album is a stunning combination of his dynamic songwriting and playing, the genius of legendary producer Ethan Johns and the sublime harmony vocals of emerging young female trio Wildwood Kin. Between them they have conjured up an epic, soulful album of compelling songs that are stripped back to their very essence.
Ethan Johns has worked with the likes of Ryan Adams, Kings of Leon, Paul McCartney, Tom Jones, Ray LaMontagne, Laura Marling, The Staves and Crosby, Stills and Nash. He agreed to produce the album after Seth sent him one roughly recorded song on his mobile phone, with Wildwood Kin adding their lush harmonies to his own gritty lead vocals.
CHARLIE PUTH AND SELENA GOMEZ UNVEIL OFFICIAL LIVE PERFORMANCE
GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter/producer/artist Charlie Puth joined international superstar and recording artist Selena Gomez for the last U.S. date of her worldwide “Revival Tour” at the Honda Center in Anaheim last weekend. During Selena’s set, Charlie jumped on the stage to perform together – for the first time ever – their smash single “We Don’t Talk Anymore,” which is currently climbing radio, sales and streaming charts globally.
DJ/PRODUCER PROPER VILLAINS AND MC METRIC MAN FORM NEW GROUP AS FIRE ALARM
Feel Up Records, the label co-owned by Jillionaire of Major Lazer, presents Fire Alarm, a dynamic DJ and MC collaboration between nightclub veteran Proper Villains and the Trinidadian lyrical juggernaut Metric Man. Their alliance as Fire Alarm captures the essence of their musical chemistry on their anticipated 5-track self-titled EP of raucous beats and rhymes, available August 5, 2016.
The album is sparked by “Two to the Chest,” a nostalgic moment that borrows the classic Stalag Riddim, that birthed 80s dancehall hits from Tenor Saw, Sister Nancy and Super Beagle. Metric Man’s brassy vocals shine effortlessly, toasting as if he was at a sound clash. Throughout the EP, the San Juan, Trinidad native’s vocals flow over a mixture of contemporary EDM sounds and the soca and calypso that raised him.
ALAN SCOTT DEBUTS “YOU ONLY SEE ME WHEN I’M GONE”
D.C. songwriter and music teacher Alan Scott debuted his new song “You Only See Me When I’m Gone,” a song written and recorded in the wake of incidents in Ferguson and Baltimore and mass shootings in Charleston, SC. on Sunday, July 17, the anniversary of Eric Garner’s death. Scott and Mark Williams produced the song and the Lenny Bass-directed video also features Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner. Watch it here: HERE.
Watch Kamaiyah’s New Mini-Documentary “A Good Night in the Ghetto”
While the hyphy movement has come to an end, the Bay area has found a new savior just as refreshing as the sun that sets behind the Bay Bridge but honest enough to make the Chevy’s jump in the hoods of Oakland. Kamaiyah, gives fans a glimpse of her reality in this new mini documentary, “A Good Night in the Ghetto.”
AVERS PREMIERE QUIRKY VIDEO FOR SUMMERY GARAGE ROCK ANTHEM “VAMPIRE” AT NOISEY
With four songwriters, four singers, and 11 tracks of guitar-saturated rock & roll, Avers’ second album, Omega/Whatever, is proof that there’s strength in numbers. The record shines new light on a band that made its first splash with 2014’s Empty Light. Avers supported that debut release by leaving their hometown of Richmond, VA, and crisscrossing the country on tour, opening for bands like Foo Fighters and J. Roddy Walston along the way. They made a national splash during the 2015 SXSW Festival, too, with everyone from Esquire Magazine to The Daily Beast listing them as one of the week’s breakout bands.
b.good presents Festival at the Farm on July 30
On July 30, Boston’s own b.good is bringing music, real food and fun to beautiful Prowse Farm in Canton, and it’s all to do some good in our community. The Festival at the Farm will feature live music all day long with national acts and Boston’s best pop-up performances. Attendees can dig into a locally-sourced and seasonally inspired menu, local craft beer and unique wines. They’ll even be able to meet the farmers and makers on-site. In addition to the music and food, there will be backyard games and other surprises, a kids zone and more (kids under 5 are free). All proceeds will benefit the b.good Family Foundation.
When: Saturday, July 30, 1 – 10 p.m.
Where: Prowse Farm, Canton, Mass.
Who: Festival line-up includes:
JACOB WHITESIDES APPEARS IN THE ECONOMIST’S DISRUPTORS: AN ORIGINAL SERIES ABOUT INDUSTRIES UNDERGOING TRANSFORMATION
Jacob Whitesides is currently appearing alongside Radiohead, Moby, Faithless, Snow Patrol, Until The Ribbon Breaks, and more, in the second episode of The Economist’s new series Disruptors. This new series identifies industries confronted with an accelerated pace of change, obsolescence and renewal as entire companies are facing unprecedented challenges. Disruptors examines how businesses evolve and turn threat into opportunity.
The second episode of the series investigates the disruption occurring in the music industry, how digital innovation has revolutionized the way fans consume music, and how this affects artists’ compensation.
OMNIA SAN DIEGO REVEALS AUGUST TALENT ROSTER
The summertime excitement continues as OMNIA San Diego announced its August artist lineup. Weekend after weekend, turntable talent including Audien, Borgeous, Dash Berlin, Jauz and more will make their way to the Gaslamp Quarter’s leading nightlife destination and spin their chart-topping hits for hundreds of partygoers.
NYC Nightlife Veteran Eddie Dean Secures Winning Bid For Verboten
Eddie Dean entered in a winning bid of $1.2 million for the purchase of the lease for the premises located at 54 North 11th Street, Brooklyn, NY in U.S. Bankruptcy Court yesterday.
The venue is expected to open in the fall under a new name and vision dedicated to the creative ethos of Brooklyn and serve as an outpost for the global dance music scene. The new space will operate under the direction of Eddie Dean and Director Andrew Inomata, who previously worked with Dean at Pacha NYC and events company RPM Presents, and is anticapted to include a carefully curated team of industry experts.
Their collective long-term plan for the venue is to become a creative hub for musicians and artists and tap into the maker-culture of DIY Brooklyn with arts, music, food, and community life. It is anticipated that the venue will continue to host live music concerts and DJ shows, booking globally renowned talent, as well as seek to be an incubator for up and coming talent for all genres of music.
ALT POP BAND LAVOY RELEASE SUNNY SUMMER SYNTH-POP SINGLE “SMILE”
Alt pop five-piece band Lavoy have released their sunny synth-pop single “Smile” just in time for Summer. The track is off their upcoming untitled EP, due for release later this year. “Smile” can be streamed on
The Vinyl District and on Lavoy’s official Soundcloud.
“Smile is about finding something you thought you’d lost forever,” singler Tyrell Tompkins explained. “It’s about that moment when you lock eyes with your best friend or loved one. You know you’re home and you can’t help but smile.”
BATTLE LINES ANNOUNCE ‘PRIMAL’ STREAM NEW SONG
The things we’ve done and the places we’ve been were way beyond our wildest ambitions when we first made music in a room together. We’ve always felt like it was ‘us against the world’, we’ve been through some of the biggest, hardest and best changes in our lives during that time.
It’s not a secret that we’ve been very quiet over the last year… There’s no big story, we love each other, we’re as good friends as we’ve ever been. Life has moved on for all of us, and we now reside in New York, London, Brighton and Leeds, geography prevents us from touring, but it can’t prevent us from releasing new music.
The Teen Age Shares New “Liquor Store” Video
Brooklyn’s The Teen Age released its latest EP, Bad Seed, this Spring via PaperCup Music. A follow-up to their 2014 debut EP Ways To Adapt and 2015’s “Low Cunning” single, it marries the band’s diverse influences — which range from ’70s punk and garage rock to the pop sensibilities of classic doo-wop — to create a cohesive sound that’s equal parts grit and melody.
NAILBITER (Toronto industrial techno) share new track
Toronto’s Nailbiter premieres his new track “Spiral” from second EP album Sworm (Hand Drawn Dracula).
WILD CHILD “BULLETS (RA RA RIOT REMIX)” PREMIERE
Wild Child – the core duo of Kelsey Wilson (violin/vocals) and Alexander Beggins (ukulele/vocals) together with their band – have also announced a new set of headlining tour dates this December, beginning on the 1st in Denver, CO and wrapping up on the 14th in San Diego, CA. The tour includes a December 13th Los Angeles, CA show at The Troubadour. The band is currently on a summer run that includes a stop at the Newport Folk Festival this Friday, July 22nd and at Lollapalooza in Chicago, IL next Thursday, July 28th.
Gosh Pith “Gold Chain” RMX
Josh Smith and Josh Freed, better known Gosh Pith, struck absolute gold with their critically acclaimed single “Gold Chain”. The Detroit-based duo crafted a silky smooth production filled with heart wrenching vocals, a polished & steady beat evoking R&B stylings of the past, gentle percussions and moreover, a record that paid homage all those who inspired them in their youth.
AceMyth keeps the allure of the original intact, especially through the use of Gosh Pith’s mesmerizing vocal top line. The breezy, mellow jam flows effortlessly before transitioning into the main melody – a subtle glitch progression that’s back drop effortlessly infuses the vocals from Gosh Pith’s soulful masterpiece.