When Jordan Dunn-Pilz and Daniel Alvarez de Toledo were just small lads, they started playing guitar in the nearby town to attract listeners. Now, the two seasoned musicians are gigging and giggling their way to success as TOLEDO. With a blend of traditional and modern sounds, TOLEDO is an indie pop, sailor goth, pirate rock band based in Brooklyn NY.
GRIDFAILURE & MEGALOPHOBE: Toilet Ov Hell Premieres “Panic Day” Video
MEGALOPHOBE describes “Panic Day” as, “An acoustic introduction to sustained anxiety. Floor toms beaten with abandon, obsessively repeated guitar loops, throat abusing imperatives to remain calm – what’s not calming about that? Recorded in the lounge at GRIDFAILURE’s The Compound, with both vocal tracks added later on, we stripped away almost all of the big electronics and amplifiers present on most of our other songs in favor of the physicality of acoustic instruments and tension. ‘Will it be okay?’ Yeah, probably not.”
AVICII: TRUE STORIES Documentary Set To Make Long-Awaited USA Debut
Levan Tsikurishvili, director of the Oscar-buzzing documentary AVICII: TRUE STORIES announced today that the film’s USA premiere is confirmed for a limited theatrical run in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Music Hall Theater (9036 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills) December 14-20, and in New York at Cinema Village (22 East 12th Street, NYC) December 21-27.
AVICII: TRUE STORIES focuses on the incredible rise of Avicii (a.k.a Tim Bergling) one of the world’s most successful electronic music artists of all time whose tragic death on April 20th this year left fans and the music industry grieving. The film reveals the unvarnished truth behind the success of the pioneering GRAMMY® nominated producer, songwriter and artist and his seemingly sudden decision last year to quit doing live shows. From his humble beginnings, to his meteoric rise, the film documents not only the success Avicii had, but also his struggles with physical and emotional health and the overwhelming pressures that come with global success.
The 405 has shared Heart Bones’ (Har Mar Superstar + Sabrina Ellis) new track entitled “Little Dancer”. Brooklyn Vegan shared the first track “This Time It’s Different”. They will also be touring this fall, covering the songs from the Dirty Dancing Soundtrack. Dates are below.
JORDAN MAX (NEON GOLD, DANGER MOUSE) REVEALS NEW EP TALES OF US + VIDEO “KINGDOM”
Jordan Max on “Kingdom”: “Kingdom” is the final song I wrote about a break up I went through a few years ago, the emotions at the time inspired a new feeling that brought out a different texture in my voice. This song is me signing off from that relationship and moving on from the dark days and heartache I went through after discovering how painful love can be.”
Another Winter Alive reflects on the GospelbeacH California rock-and-roll dream, and pays homage to friend and founding member Neal Casal by covering his most well known song “Freeway To The Canyon.”
Dermot Kennedy Releases Acoustic Video To New Single “Power Over Me”
Wooing will release their new 7″, The Clouds, tomorrow via Kanine Records. It pairs previously-released single “Could Have Been” with “In Her Head,” a track that wanders deep inside one’s mind, giving into unwanted thoughts or the feeling of a spirit possession. You can stream the new single on Bandcamp now, and on all digital services tomorrow.
Eric Clapton Releases EPK For Holiday Album HAPPY XMAS
Additionally, “A Clapton Christmas” TV special will premiere on MTV Live and MTV Classic on Friday, November 16 with numerous airings to follow. SiriusXM will debut their exclusive track-by-track audio album special on Friday, November 23 at 12pm ET/PT. The special will air on Classic Vinyl and will encore on several SiriusXM channels including Deep Tracks, BB King’s Bluesville, The Spectrum and Holly.