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.
Spindrift will release The Legend Of God’s Gun July 21st on Tee Pee Records.
With three worldwide smash hits already and global album sales exceeding 3 million copies, the excitement of Capitol Records’ breakthrough artist KATY PERRY’s album ONE OF THE BOYS continues undiminished, even as the first anniversary of its release on June 17, 2008 approaches.
The title of Elizabeth & the Catapult’s Verve Forecast debut album “Taller Children” reflects the unique blend of pop playfulness and grown-up introspection that defines Ziman’s distinctive songwriting.
Golden City, the new band led by singer/guitarist/song-writer Eric Richter of CHRISTIE FRONT DRIVE has released their debut offering in CD, 10” LP, and digital formats on Magic Bullet Records.
Our Lady Peace, the Canadian rock band consisting of Raine Maida, Duncan Coutts, Jeremy Taggart and Steve Mazur will release their 7th studio album on July 21st, 2009. Burn Burn will be released in the U.S. through Warner Music Group’s Independent Label Group.
When it comes to cultural melting pots, New York City is constantly simmering, with hybrid sounds and micro-scenes ebbing and flowing from all corners of the metropolis.
One of the defining moments of this year’s SXSW was the pair of surprise collaborations between Atlanta garage rock rabble-rousers The Black Lips and Wu Tang impresario GZA.
My next guest is a 21 year old named Livvi Franc. Livvi is a musician who was born in North Yorkshire, UK but grew up in Barbados. Livvi got her break when a friend of hers was babysitting for a music industry insider in Barbados. Livvi made a demo which would lead her to a…
Recently named one of Spin Magazine’s “8 Undiscovered Bands Worth a Listen,” Golden Bloom plans the national release of the upcoming full-length album , Fan the Flames, on August 18th, 2009.
Seasoned with unrivaled soul that only native New Orleans’ artists can boast, Bonerama spins a three-trombone frontline into heavy hitting rock ‘n’ funk. In celebration of New Orleans’ famous Jazz & Heritage Festival, where the band will perform this Saturday on the Gentilly Stage, Bonerama is releasing their first ever studio recording, “Hard Times”…
It’s a widely accepted notion: not much rivals listening to reggae on a warm spring or summer day. Enter Jamaican reggae drum legend Larry McDonald. Larry has worked with Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, Bad Brains, Gil Scott Heron and many others over his 40-year career.
Check out the video for “Maybe,” Secondhand Serenade’s third single off A Twist In My Story. This video is made up of behind the scenes footage of life on the road over the past few months while John Vesely (A.K.A Secondhand Serenade) toured Portugal, the Philippines and Australia.