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Sharon Van Etten Peels Away The Layers For “New Stage” Series At The Chapel

Sharon Van Etten Peels Away The Layers For “New Stage”...

30 July 2014

San Francisco - Hearing a favorite artist or band perform a stripped-down or acoustic set is a rare thrill.  When it does happen, it...

How Do You Feel Joywave? An Interview with Sean Donnelly and Daniel Armbruster

How Do You Feel Joywave? An Interview with Sean Donnelly...

27 July 2014

Chicago – Ready to update your summer playlist? Start with one of the hottest tracks from Joywave: “Tongues.” This New York indie electronic-pop band...

Real Friends - Maybe This Place Is The Same And We're Just Changing

Real Friends - Maybe This Place Is The Same And...

25 July 2014

New York - On Real Friends' new album, their first full length, the intro/opening track “Maybe This Place Is The Same…” sets the tone....

Features

The Last Internationale Plays Lollapalooza - Debuts On Letterman

The Last Internationale Plays Lollapalooza - Debuts On Letterman

30 July 2014

Los Angeles - Fresh off a European tour that included shows with Kings of Leon and Neil Young and performances at numerous festivals, including British Summer Time in Hyde Park, The Last Internationale will perform at U.S. festivals including Lollapalooza in Chicago (August 2), the Monster Energy Aftershock Festival in Sacramento,...

Acclaimed Seattle Artist Fences Unveils “Arrows” Featuring Macklemore And Produced By Ryan Lewis

Acclaimed Seattle Artist Fences Unveils “Arrows” Featuring Macklemore And Produced By Ryan Lewis

28 July 2014

New York - Elektra Records has announced the label debut from acclaimed singer/songwriter Fences. “LESSER OCEANS” – which includes the new single, “Arrows” featuring Macklemore and produced by Ryan Lewis – arrives everywhere on October 14th.  “LESSER OCEANS” is available for pre-sale beginning today (see below), with all...

Bleachers' Debut Single "I Wanna Get Better" Hits #1 at Alt Radio + Tour Dates

Bleachers' Debut Single "I Wanna Get Better" Hits #1 at Alt Radio + Tour Dates

27 July 2014

New York -  Bleachers' debut hit single "I Wanna Get Better" hits #1* at Alt radio after only 20 weeks on the chart and is the #3 Greatest Gainer. Since its launch in February "I Wanna Get Better" has sold over 200 thousand singles and streamed over 4 million times;...

How Do You Feel Joywave? An Interview with Sean Donnelly and Daniel Armbruster

How Do You Feel Joywave? An Interview with Sean Donnelly and Daniel Armbruster

27 July 2014

Chicago – Ready to update your summer playlist? Start with one of the hottest tracks from Joywave: “Tongues.” This New York indie electronic-pop band melds punk, funk, house, and hip-hop on the irresistible How Do You Feel? EP.  Back in 2011, the band sprung onto the scene...

Real Friends - Maybe This Place Is The Same And We're Just Changing

Real Friends - Maybe This Place Is The Same And We're Just Changing

25 July 2014

New York - On Real Friends' new album, their first full length, the intro/opening track “Maybe This Place Is The Same…” sets the tone. Primarily instrumental, with only a line or two of vocals, it introduces the themes of change and interpersonal relationships. The album isn’t simply...

Album Review: When I Was Younger by Colony House

Album Review: When I Was Younger by Colony House

24 July 2014

New York - After Franklin, Tennessee's CALEB reinvented, renamed and re-imagined themselves to create Colony House, band members Caleb Chapman (vocals), Scott Mills (guitar) and Will Franklin Chapman (drums) released their debut, When I Was Younger, off of Descendant Records. A lengthy fourteen tracks long, the album...

Rey Pila Announce Interpol Tour And Austin City Limits Festival

Rey Pila Announce Interpol Tour And Austin City Limits Festival

24 July 2014

Los Angeles - Rey Pila has announced they will be supporting Interpol on their upcoming tour, starting September 15 in Vancouver, BC and have been added to this year's incredible Austin City Limits Festival line up. The Mexico City quartet released a new track, "Blast", earlier this month, in conjunction...

Tame Impala Release "Live Versions", A 9 Track Live EP

Tame Impala Release "Live Versions", A 9 Track Live EP

23 July 2014

Los Angeles - Tame Impala has released Live Versions, an album of songs selected from a 2013 Chicago Tame Impala concert on Interscope Records. Chief songwriter Kevin Parker chose the 9 tracks for the record based on how different the live versions are from the album versions....

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Make Do And Mend Premiere New Song

Published in Breaking News
Tuesday, 05 June 2012 12:32
NEW ALBUM, EVERYTHING YOU EVER LOVED, PRODUCED BY MATT BAYLES (MASTODON, MINUS THE BEAR) IN STORES AND ONLINE VIA RISE RECORDS ON JUNE 19, 2012 Brighton, MA-based rock quartet Make Do And Mend are excited to present a new track from their forthcoming album, the Matt Bayles-produced Everything You Ever Loved (Rise Records, June 19, 2012). A...

Atlas Genius Sign To WBR

Published in Breaking News
Tuesday, 22 May 2012 13:31
"Like an invitation you weren't expecting to get, Atlas Genius knocks on your door and creeps into your peripheries in stealth mode," said Neon Gold shortly after the then-unsigned new band put "Trojans" on SoundCloud last year, offering it for sale via TuneCore on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify. "Fair warning: 'Trojans' will invade your head, all dr...
In two weeks, on May 15th, the Wakefield trio will release their fifth studio album, In The Belly of the Brazen Bull, via Wichita Records. Recorded between Abbey Road in London, Steve Albini’s EAR studio in Chicago, and David Fridmann’s Tarbox Road studio in Upstate New York, the album can now be streamed in it's entirety over at Hype Machine. Go...

GOLD MOTEL Album Release

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 13 April 2012 13:38
GOLD MOTEL has announced the release date of new self-titled release.  The band's second album will be out July 3rd on their Good As Gold imprint with the band's new partner, Thirty Tigers.  

The press announcement was made today, but the band leaked a teaser video of the new material last night so their fans had the scoop.  You can ...

Maps & Atlases Release "Fever" Off Upcoming LP

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 30 March 2012 15:54
Barsuk Records is excited to debut "Fever", the new single off the upcoming Maps & Atlases full-length Beware & Be Grateful, out April 17th. Maps & Atlases will embark on a headlining tour this spring in support of the sophomore LP. The tour kicks off in their hometown, with a May 11th show at the Metro in Chicago, and wraps up on Ju...
The Lumineers Tour Begins Tonight in San Diego Multiple Dates Already Sold Out Stream Self-Titled Debut Album Now To Be Released April 3 on Dualtone Following a stellar showing at SXSW, Denver-based trio The Lumineers begin their tour tonight in San Diego, CA. The band's upcoming self-titled debut album will see release on April 3 through...