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Bonnaroo announces 2020 lineup

Today, Bonnaroo reveals the initial lineup for the 19th annual edition of the internationally acclaimed four-day multi-stage camping festival set to take place June 11 – 14 at Great Stage Park, the spectacular 700-acre farm and event space located just 60 miles southeast of Nashville in Manchester, TN. The 2020 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will once again present an extraordinarily diverse bill featuring top artists spanning countless genres and stylistic approaches performing around the clock across more than 10 unique stages over the four-day event. Thursday, June 11 will include: Grand Ole Opry Feat. Special Guests, Andy Frasco, Larkin Poe, The Regrettes and more.

Canadian punks Kiwi Jr. have just released infectious new track (and video) “Gimme Money”

Really excited to see what 2020 will bring this band, lots going for them right now: 4 star review of the album in latest issue of Mojo, with them their “tautly tuneful jangle” and CLASH describing their last single as “a gloriously raggedy piece of indie pop that recalls early R.E.M. and Pavement singles in its Rickenbacker sweep”. Already had some great support slots for the likes of Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Wolf Parade, New Pornographers, and Alvvays, themselves.

New release: Lush Puppy – Kill For Fun (single)

Genre-defying Lush Puppy just might be the next best thing coming from The Netherlands. After their first 4 singles and debut EP in 2019, Lush Puppy is back in 2020 with even more guns blazing on new single Kill For Fun! Vocals and lyrics with the attitude of Beth Ditto meets M.I.A., a prominent rousing synth bass, subtle arpeggios, tribal chants and sturdy lyrics: honey you’re fake!

MONDO GENERATOR: stream punk-laden new single off “Fuck It”

Nick Oliveri’s legendary punk rock unit MONDO GENERATOR unveil the second single taken from their long-awaited new album ‘Fuck It’, due out February 21st on Heavy Psych Sounds and supported by a month and a half long tour across Europe. Propel yourselves at full throttle with “Turboner” via Soundsphere Magazine!

Georgia Shares New Video & Single “24 Hours”

For Georgia, 2019 was a hugely triumphant year: her past three singles shot to the top of the UK radio charts, she played a debut set at Glastonbury Festival, and in October, she toured the US for the first time ever before returning home to the UK, where she performed on the late night TV show Later…With Jools Holland.

Georgia capped off the year with a nomination for BBC’s Sound of 2020, while her summer smash, “About Work The Dancefloor”, was included in Pitchfork and Gorilla vs. Bear’s Best Songs of 2019 lists.

Emo Punks Four Stars Release New Single “Small Hands, Small Spaces”

“‘Small Hands, Small Spaces’ is a song about feeling a certain way, not knowing why you feel that way, and knowing that it’s okay to feel what you do,” says vocalist Aida Ahmed. “The lyrics to this song is the release to all the social anxiety I experience in my day to day. I often used to feel terrible about having to cancel plans with friends/family because my anxiety got the best of me, despite knowing I just needed time to get in the right headspace.”

Stream the new single from Caroline Rose: “Feel The Way I Want”

We are excited to announce new music from Caroline Rose. Superstar will be released March 6. Pre-order or pre-save today and stream the first single, “Feel The Way I Want”


Baltimore band Turnstile and Australian producer Mall Grab have teamed up for “Share A View,” a collaborative EP which finds Turnstile and Mall Grab reimagining three songs – “Generator,” “Real Thing,” and “I Don’t Wanna Be Blind” – off of Turnstile’s acclaimed 2018 LP TIME & SPACE.

Agnes Obel Releases New Single & Video for “Broken Sleep”

“This song was, surprisingly enough, written in a period where I was struggling with falling asleep. In the effort to find a cure I began to read about the science of sleep as well as the cultural history of sleep which led me to the ancient idea that sleep and death are familiar states and problems with sleep are linked to a fear of death. Relics of this idea are still to be found in our language today, in the way we describe both death and sleep.” – Agnes Obel