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ST. VINCENT: Beck “Uneventful Days (St. Vincent Remix)” Out Now

St. Vincent a/k/a Annie Clark has unfolded new dimensions of “Uneventful Days” a/k/a “quite possibly the best song Beck has made since Morning Phase” (STEREOGUM) from seven-time GRAMMY-winner Beck’s current album Hyperspace a/k/a “his best in a decade” (PEOPLE).

St. Vincent, who plays guitar, bass and keys in addition to remixing the song, commented:

“I remixed Beck’s new song, ‘Uneventful Days!’ I guess I was listening to a lot of ’70s Herbie and WAR at the time and wondering how much funk was inside me, too. I sent it to Beck and he dug it, but he said ‘it should be 3 bpm faster.’ And what do you know? HE WAS SO RIGHT. It made all the difference in the groove.”


070 Shake – the innovative, genre-defying artist who garnered huge buzz for her role on Kanye West’s 2018 Wyoming sessions – releases the brand new single “Guilty Conscience” available today via G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam Recordings. “Guilty Conscience” is the latest advance track from 070 Shake’s upcoming debut album MODUS VIVENDI, arriving in stores next Friday, January 17th. The 14-track album will include songs “Under The Moon,” “Nice To Have,” and “Morrow” –

Colin Stetson shares blistering cut “Contact” from ‘Color Out of Space’ score

Available now to preorder is COLOR OUT OF SPACE (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) with music by GRAMMY® Award-winning saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and composer COLIN STETSON. Set for digital release on January 24 via Milan Records, the soundtrack features music written by Stetson for the Nicolas Cage-starring, sci-fi thriller, which makes its theatrical debut on January 24. The soundtrack will also be in vinyl format via Waxwork Records on March 10, with vinyl preorder available beginning January 24.


With his anticipated new album Concrete and Glass due for release on the 24th January, via Because Music, Nicolas Godin has shared two excellent remixes of recent single “The Border”. The first is by Pierre Rousseau of Paradis, the producer of Concrete and Glass, who delivers a delicious, bass-driven interpretation of the track. The second is by Mick Starwood a regular collaborator with Jam City, who turns in a beautifully spacey and atmospheric reimagining of the track.


“hungover & i miss u” arrives almost exactly a year after gnash released his full-length debut album, we, via Atlantic Records featuring the 4X RIAA-certified platinum single “i hate u, i love u (feat. Olivia O’Brien)” which spent an astounding 39 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #10.

Colony House unveil brand new single ‘Where I’m From’

“It’s a song about the beauty I see in the wonderful and also the painful things around me and how even in those fragile times in my life, there is something connecting everything,” explains Chapman. “I’m just one small part of a bigger picture and that is what we wanted to capture in Shiprock, New Mexico in the video. This simple and peaceful area that is also expansive and grandiose with each of us playing our part in the song and in life.”

SHAPE SHIFTING FEMALE FORM – ethereal electro-pop: UV ‘Summoning’

shot while 9 months pregnant, Marina Elderton (aka UV) returns this week with a stunning new video for ‘Summoning’, directed by Phillip James McGoldrick.

Not shying away from subtle nudity, the video was intended to ace at a glimpse into the shape shifting female form, set to an a cappella recording of the ethereal track ‘Summoning’ made at UV’s sold out show at St Pancreas Old Church in the summer of this year.

Jill Andrews’ new album “Thirties” out March 27, new song “Back Together” debuts today

Her first solo release in nearly five years and the first project she has co-produced, Thirties is a deeply personal record that chronicles the beauty and brutality of Andrews’ past decade. Through exploring the isolation and joys of motherhood, the loss of a partner and the path to standing up for yourself, Andrews uses the album to give a voice to the unsung moments and stories of women.


Heartland country rocker Logan Mize and rising star Willie Jones unveil a brand new collaboration today with the song “I Ain’t Gotta Grow Up,” a song Billboard calls ” an infectious ode to youth.” Produced by Dan Agee (HBO’s Big Little Lies, Joe Nichols, Jessie James Decker), the party anthem was written by Kyle Fishman, Dallas Davidson, and Rhett Akins seamlessly fusing Mize’s “serrated edge vocals” and Jones’ “audaciously innovative” (Rolling Stone Country) twang laden hip-hop swagger for a dance-inducing melody set to the tone of rambunctious youth.

Italian bedroom pop artist BIRTHH announces sophomore album ‘WHOA’ (out 3/06)

“Parakeet” is a gorgeous song that BIRTHH (aka Alice Bisi) penned as a tribute to her beloved grandmother… in her words, “Growing up I used to spend a lot of time with my grandma, she was the silent type, definitely someone who showed her love through action, not as much through words. She had two parakeets, her eyes watered a little when the first one died, she loved Nougat and I don’t remember her ever yelling at me – or at anybody else for that matter. Two years ago I was touring around Europe supporting Hein Cooper, my dad called me and said that nana just had a stroke, that she survived but wasn’t really the nonna Franca we were used to anymore. Before visiting her at the hospital I collected all the pictures and memories I had of my childhood with her, that’s how “Parakeet” was born. Every line is a memory, music is a time machine, I wrote this one for myself and myself only.”

Sebadoh Announce Spring Tour Dates

Tour Dates:
04/15 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
04/16 – Portland, ME @ Port City Music Hall
04/17 – Providence, RI @ Met Cafe
04/18 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
04/19 – Durham, NC @ Motorco
04/21 – Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
04/22 – Orlando, FL @ The Social
04/23 – Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
04/24 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt
04/25 – Asheville, NC @ Mothlight
04/26 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall
04/28 – Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
04/29 – Minneapolis, MN @ Turf Club
04/30 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
05/01 – Ann Arbor, MI @ Blind Pig
05/02 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe
05/04 – Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt
05/05 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
05/06 – Albany, NY @ The Hollow
05/07 – Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
05/08 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
05/09 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg


CONNOR BVRNS was born with Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD), a rare condition that affects his perception of sound. To compensate, he paid extremely close attention to his environment, the people around him, and the nuances of sound. Initially challenging, the adversity allowed him to process frequencies indistinguishable to most people. In addition, Connor has synesthesia and perfect pitch. These attributes combine to deliver a uniquely nuanced and personal soundscape. It’s with this refreshing approach that Connor sets himself apart within an industry saturated with talent.

UK Artist Becky Hill Releases Brand New Single “Better Off Without You” Ft. Shift K3y Today

After an incredible 2019, Becky Hill is now the 2nd most listened to British female artist on Spotify in the UK having notched up over a billion streams and 17 ​million Spotify monthly listeners. Her brand new single “Better Off Without You” – written by Becky and produced by Mark Ralph – is the follow up to her “I Could Get Used To This” with Weiss.

Indie rock band, Brother Moses, releases new single and announces upcoming album

Indie rock band, Brother Moses, has released the new single, “What Does It Take?,” and announced the release of their upcoming album, Desperation Pop, on March 6th, 2020. Engineered by Calvin Lauber (The Band CAMINO, Julien Baker), Desperation Pop is the follow up to Brother Moses’ 2018’s debut LP, Magnolia.