Welcome to another amazing month of music from the incredible musicians that make up the Sonicbids.com community. We have selected ten bands to feature this month. We chose these bands for various reasons but most importantly we love the music they are creating.
It’s that time of year again for fun in the sun and great music. With great music there always a great dance. For the three members of Fast Life Youngstaz aka F.L.Y., the phenomenon of “Swag Surfin’” has been a straight shot to stardom.
On June 2, Capitol/EMI Records and Frank Sinatra Enterprises will release Classic Sinatra II, the long-awaited follow-up to the double platinum Classic Sinatra released in 2000. Featuring 20 classic recordings spanning from 1954 to 1961, the CD also offers a previously unreleased recording.
The three friends began long jam sessions that lasted for days, searching for a sound and feel that would develop into a breathing entity. Super 400 takes the classic ‘power trio’ approach with their live show three instruments taking up the sonic space of an airplane hangar, rocking to the heavens but their vocal…
We have been excited all week to unleash this interview with Mercury Records band, Parachute. We sent over a Q&A for them to answer and Will Anderson took it one step further. Will answered all our questions and placed them on MP3 for all to download & enjoy.
DePedro may be the first solo album for the man behind the name, Jairo Zavala, but in no way is it his debut. Already a celebrated recording artist in Spain, where he was born and raised, Zavala has spent the past two decades playing, writing, and performing with bands like Amparanoia, Vacazul, Los Coronas, and…
On May 12, Hill Country Revue released their new album Make A Move via Razor & Tie.
21st Century Breakdown, Green Day’s highly-anticipated eighth studio album, is being released worldwide today, Friday May 15th, by Reprise Records.
James Apollo returns to New York City to play The Living Room on Friday, May 29, 2009. This is following a successful 12 show tour of the UK supporting his new release, Angels We Have Grown Apart.
Check out the new video for Aaron Barnhart’s single “Day In Day Out” off his album Missing Pieces available on May 26th from Bonded Records/Fontana/Universal Music Group. In support of the album Barnhart will be on tour including west coast dates with JR Richards from Dishwalla.
Cage The Elephant left crowds staggering after outrageous performances on their latest US tour with stops at Coachella and Bamboozle. Rolling Stone annointed the band to be the “Next Big Thing” and Entertainment Weekly describes the band’s live show as “…good clean spastic fun.”
The Floozies have a new song and video “Get Up (and Shout)!” by Born Again Floozies featuring Jane Jensen and ESW. Available on iTunes and many other digital outlets now.
Last year The Toadies reunited after a 7-year absence, released a record entitled No Deliverance and played a US Tour that sold out in many major markets including New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Atlanta, Washington DC, Seattle, Minneapolis and of course all over Texas including Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin.
Internationally-renowned singer and actress Vanessa Williams will release her thirteenth album and debut for Concord Records entitled THE REAL THING, on June 2nd, 2009.
311 has put the final touches on their new video for new track “Hey You”! “Hey You” combines the band’s new slightly heavier rock tone with their signature reggae-funk roots.
Few new artists embody the spirit of downtown NYC more completely than Cazwell. A leading figure in the renaissance of New York City nightlife that has taken place over the last five years, Cazwell’s music a ridiculously fun mix of electrified dance music and old school hip hop–is the perfect example of the new spirit…
Nothing Rhymes Like Woman, the band’s third release on Vanguard, is the much anticipated follow-up to the quintet’s acclaimed 2006 effort, Love, Loss, Hope, Repeat which rose to #3 on Billboard’s Top New Artists chart.
Right on the heels of Tom Brosseau’s European tour with PJ Harvey and John Parish, as well as playing select dates with Mice Parade, Brosseau is announcing a U.S. tour in support of his June 23rd FatCat release, Posthumous Success.
“You Raised A Vampire” the new single by Budapest alternative rock band THE MOOG is being released on 7″ clear gold vinyl.
Sally’s debut “Disco Romance” will come out in early fall of 2009. Sally will first be releasing her single “Miracle” on Paper Bag Records in North America on June 16th. “Miracle” is written and produced by Johan AgebjÃ¶rn and Roger Gunnarsson, and includes a remix by up-and-coming Bulgarian producer Bogdan IrkÃ¼k.
Nightriders are the Boston dance duo; Matt Johnson and Joe Faria, where a chance meeting in 2004 at Boston’s legendary superclub, Avalon, (and many drinks later); formed a solid friendship. Little did they know that their similar tastes in music and their technical teamwork would be the essential ingredients of Nightriders in the making.
Exploring the comedic twists and emotional turns in one couple’s journey across contemporary America is ‘Away We Go.’
My nexy guest is a one man band and he proves that on his album, ‘Burden The Hand.’ Bailey is from Los Angeles by way of Ohio. He spent the better part of 2008 recording ‘Burden The Hand’ in his Hollywood apartment. Bailey went without a band as he played all the instruments from guitar,…
Esser, a 23 year old UK native, created an album’s worth of forward-thinking, explosively catchy electronic pop songs in his bedroom.
The Musebox is proud to announce that their very own Deadbeat Darling’s long anticipated album, “Weight of Wandering”, will be released on June 5th.
To celebrate President Obama’s first 100 days in office Hidden Beach has released a Presidential inauguration music and video collection titled, Change is Now: Renewing America’s Promise, that is out now.
Jack’s Mannequin are back with a new single from their highly-acclaimed album, The Glass Passenger. “Swim” features lead singer Andrew McMahon’s trademark expressive piano playing in a song about fighting for the goodness in life at all costs. With music as his emotional release, McMahon was able to inject the songs on the…
Chicago based alt-rockers Madina Lake have finally released their sophomore album, Attics To Eden, via Roadrunner Records.
Mercury Prize winners and the Grammy-nominated Arctic Monkeys are set to release ‘Arctic Monkeys at The Apollo’ on DVD/CD on May 5th, 2009 via Warp Films Productions.
The 14 musicians who make up OPERATION ALOHA had an amazing opportunity. With a month of free time in between tours, recording and the general chaos of their schedules, each musician flew to the beautiful island of Maui, Hawaii, to live in a strange compound of tree houses with friends whom they respect and share…
Renowned house DJ BAD BOY BILL will release his full-length debut THE ALBUM on July 28 via Nettwerk.
Texan Alt-rockers Blue October have just released the video for “Say It”, the latest single off their hit album Approaching Normal.
Snob Doodle must not be taking his meds again.
Nettwerk Music Group is proud to announce the signing of Australian rock n rollers HOWLING BELLS. The breakout group is set to release their sophomore album and N. American debut RADIO WARS on July 28th in the US and Canada, with their smoldering first single “Cities Burning Down” out June 2nd on iTunes.
The first single “Sam Loomis” is available now for free download so check it out. The bands debut album got favorable reviews from publications ranging from Paste Magazine (online), Southeast Performer, The Independent Florida Alligator, and Flagpole Magazine.
Having enjoyed tremendous success overseas with his debut album, Soul Movement, Slakah the Beatchild and BBE are proud to announce the official release date for the album in the US.
The video for “Magnificent” was directed by French filmmaker Alex Courtes. Alex also directed the video for the band’s previous single, “Get On Your Boots,” and alongside his former creative partner Martin Fougeral won a Grammy award for the “Vertigo” video. The video for “Magnificent” was shot in the historic city of Fez, Morocco last…
Reed KD’s new album ‘In Case The Comet Comes,’ a record born out of his adventures traveling the country while living out of a VW Vanagon in 2007 and 2008 will be released June 9.
International soca star Destra Garcia successfully launched her latest studio effort, HOTT, in Manhattan last Saturday, April 25, 2009.
New York’s exuberant “new wave folk” outfit The Honey Brothers are ready to kick off summer with brand new music in the form of the ‘Demonstration’ EP out June 16th.