The title of Barns Courtney’s new album will no doubt be familiar to anyone who’s ever searched for something online and found themselves face to face with nothing. 404 is an album that explores feelings of loss, inspired by life’s habit of throwing up its own error pages. Barns Courtney describes it as “a commentary on my own journey from awestruck naiveté to the dark realization of adulthood.”
Award-winning Northern Irish singer/songwriter Foy Vance has released his new album To Memphis via Ed Sheeran’s Gingerbread Man Records/Elektra. His second LP of 2019, To Memphis is the companion album to From Muscle Shoals, which was released earlier this summer. To Memphis, which includes the lead tracks “The Strong Hand”, “I Won’t Let You Fall”, “Only The Artist”, “Wind Blows Chloe” and “Malibu Jane”, is available to stream and download starting today.
MELANIE MARTINEZ UNVEILS “K-12”
“K-12” marks Martinez’s long anticipated follow-up to her RIAA platinum certified, 2015 debut album, “CRY BABY.” Produced by Michael Keenan with the exception of one song produced by Kinetics & One Love, the album serves as a soundtrack companion to an eerily enchanting new musical film, written, directed, and starring Martinez. K-12 is streaming now at DSPs as well as Melanie Martinez’s official YouTube channel. The film is also available on iTunes, Amazon, Amazon Prime, Google Play, Fandango Now, Vudu US, Comcast cable, Cox cable, Microsoft Store US, and Stingray/Qello.
Today, the critically acclaimed and multi-award winning electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling shares her highly-anticipated fifth studio album, Artemis.
The Artemis album carries deep meaning for Stirling and features collaborations with the likes of Elle King, Amy Lee (Evanescence), and more.
Country music’s impact on this week’s LIVE75 begins with a chart-topping performance by Florida Georgia Line, earning the top ranking with an average of 21,227 sold tickets from six venues on their summer amphitheater tour through U.S. cities. All six sheds drew sellout crowds with the most tickets moved at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Illinois.
Thomas Rhett follows at No. 2, with a ticket average of 19,618 from six shed dates of his own. Rhett’s most successful Boxoffice results came from the Philadelphia market with 24,760 fans present for an Aug. 1 sellout at BB&T Pavilion in Camden, N.J.
New entries by this week’s HOT SHOT artist Chris Stapleton and Luke Bryan give country music two more slots in the Top 5 – Stapleton at No. 4 with a 15,069 sales average from five concerts and Bryan with his own five-show average just 110 seats less. Brad Paisley also makes his debut on the chart at No. 13 with a nine-show average of 11,963.
In their third week on the chart, the Jonas Brothers land at No. 7 as this week’s NOISE MAKER.
Newly inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Bryan Ferry is the BREAKTHROUGH artist with sold-out shows at all four of his concerts tallied for the chart.
MUNA’S SOPHOMORE ALBUM SAVES THE WORLD IS OUT NOW
Later this month, the band will be hitting the road on their North American headlining tour, MUNA “Saves The World” after a stop in London. Both LA and NY dates have sold out. US tickets are on sale now and December UK tour dates are on sale Friday, September 13 at 4am ET / 9am BST.
Charming Liars share ‘Ocean’ video following UK tour w/ The Faim
Band co-founder Karnig Manoukian says “When we were deciding on what the next single should be, we didn’t want it to sound like any of the previous singles and ‘Ocean’ fits that mould for us. Simply put, the song is about a crumbling relationship and the baggage, feelings and characteristics that come with it.
“In typical Daniella Mason style, “Woman Lover Powerful” blends perfect pop melodies with powerful, impactful lyrics that are clearly inspired by and pulled from Mason’s own life,” 1883 Magazine wrote on Thursday. “The track acts as a call to arms to all women who are struggling and reminds them of the power they have inside of them… For Mason, this song serves as a dedication to all of the women in her life who persevered against all odds… It’s through her lyrics that Mason shines, and her glow is even brighter when she’s singing about the women in her life who she adores.”
“Pick You Up” follows the band’s latest releases “Imagination,” “Style,” “Worst Nites” and their multi-format hit “Sit Next To Me,” which was recently certified double platinum.
Blinded By The Light: Music Video for A.R. Rahman’s “For You My Love”
Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, is premiering a music video for “For You My Love” (a new original song penned by Oscar and Grammy winning composer A.R. Rahman for the “Blinded By The Light” soundtrack) on Friday, September 6.
Directed by Amith Krishnan (who worked on “One Heart: The A.R. Rahman Concert Film”), the “For You My Love” music clip intercuts scenes from “Blinded By The Light” with new footage featuring A.R. Rahman on piano with singers Hriday Gattani (performing English verses) and Parag Chhabra (performing Punjabi verses) alongside choreographed dancers in a dreamy Bollywood setting.
Canto-autor, Osmani Garcia, se ha mantenido ocupado! Hoy lanza su nuevo album con 16 canciones bajo del titulo apropiado, “Arroz con Mango”. Este album ha estado varios anos en produccion y muestra la versatilidad de Osmani como nunca antes. Los generos representados a traves de este trabajo incluyen cubaton, trap y balada, al igual que algunos tracks que no se pueden definer por un solo estilo.
“Blue Bloods” and “Kids in ’99” both received production from Katis (The National, Interpol, Kurt Vile), while “To The Ground” and “Before The Bombs” were produced by Rich Costey during the recording sessions for the band’s critically acclaimed ninth studio album, Thank You for Today and held for this planned subsequent EP. Rounding out the project, “Man in Blue” was self-produced by the band.
SOUL OF STEEL – new official lyric video for “Sailing To My Fate”
Power metal band Soul Of Steel have just unleashed their latest lyric video Sailing to my Fate taken from the new album Rebirth out on September 20th via Revalve Records.
KORN SHARE NEW SONG “CAN YOU HEAR ME” & ANNOUNCE GROUNDBREAKING DRAMATIZED PODCAST SERIES ‘THE NOTHING’
KORN has shared “Can You Hear Me,” the latest single from their widely anticipated new album THE NOTHING, set for release September 13th via Elektra Records / Roadrunner Records. The new track arrives alongside the announcement of the band’s groundbreaking dramatized anthology podcast series, ‘The Nothing,’ which was written and created by Adam Mason and Simon Boyes with KORN. The official visualizer for “Can You Hear Me” doubles as a trailer for the upcoming podcast series and is streaming now KORN’s YouTube channel.
On Thursday we teamed up with Paste to share the new video from Los Angeles slowcore outfit Milly, and announce their forthcoming tour with Swervedriver. The band originally hail from Connecticut, but have found their footing as members of a flourishing LA scene that includes rising acts like Ian Sweet, Justus Proffit, Momma, Cryogeyser and more.
TEGAN AND SARA RELEASE NEW TRACK, “HEY, I’M JUST LIKE YOU”
Sara says of the song; “Tegan and I were dirtbags in high school. Stoned on acid, sneaking out, skipping school, lying to our parents. But we were also having the time of our lives. On acid, Tegan seemed like the funniest, coolest person in the universe. All the animosity and fighting melted away, and we were returned to the original joy of our friendship and delivered back into the wonder of our childhood. This is the origin of this song.”
THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS DEBUT VIDEO FOR “FALLING DOWN THE STAIRS OF YOUR SMILE” TODAY
Of the video, director Mitchell deQuilettes – says, “I was really drawn towards the idea of an individual being sucked into a larger entity against their own will. And how we all need to become a part of the business system in order to survive. Carl said he wanted dancers and a strange tumbling sequence. This is our weirdo result.”
ROB THOMAS SHARES “CAN’T HELP ME NOW (STRIPPED)”
Multiple-GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Rob Thomas has shared a stripped back version of his latest single “Can’t Help Me Now,” off his critically acclaimed fourth solo album Chip Tooth Smile (available now via Emblem/Atlantic Records). Thomas is currently on the road wrapping the second leg of his North American Chip Tooth Tour, which also served as the setting for the single’s official music video that launched last month.
With the U.S. ranking No. 19 on this year’s World Happiness Report, down one spot since the previous edition, and research showing that money up to a certain dollar amount can contribute to happiness, the personal-finance website today released its report on 2019’s Happiest States in America as well as accompanying videos.
To determine where Americans have the highest satisfaction with life, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 31 key indicators of happiness. The data set ranges from emotional health to income level to sports participation rate.
The Milk Carton Kids’ The Only Ones Out October 18
Critically acclaimed The Milk Carton Kids return with The Only Ones, out October 18 via the band’s own Milk Carton Records imprint in partnership with Thirty Tigers. The release follows 2018’s All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn’t Do, dubbed “practically irresistible” by NPR.