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BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020) BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020)
by Peter Nason - April 16, 2020

The Beatles! Rihanna! Michael Jackson! Johnny Cash! Kanye West! The Rolling Stones! Aretha Franklin! Bob Dylan! Miles Davis! Nirvana! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest albums from the rock and rap era (1950-2020); see if your favorites made the grade!... (more...)
Midwife Releases New LP FOREVER Midwife Releases New LP FOREVER
by TV News Desk - April 08, 2020

On her new LP Forever, Midwife combines ambient and dream pop into nuanced, reverb-soaked music that is equal parts haunting and moving.... (more...)
Midwife Shares New Single 'S.W.I.M.' from 'Forever' LP Midwife Shares New Single 'S.W.I.M.' from 'Forever' LP
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2020

Denver-based multi-instrumentalist Madeline Johnston will release her 6-song LP as Midwife, titled Forever, this April.  The album combines ambient and dream pop into nuanced, reverb-soaked music that is equal parts haunting and moving.  On her new single “S.W.I.M.,” Midwife navigates though loss an... (more...)
Olivia Jean Shares Lyric Video for 'Jaan Pehechaan Ho' Olivia Jean Shares Lyric Video for 'Jaan Pehechaan Ho'
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2020

Today, Olivia Jean has shared a lyric video for her cover of the Mohammed Rafi classic 'Jaan Pehechaan Ho' from last year's stellar Night Owl LP -- watch below!... (more...)
Season 3 of FAMILY GHOSTS Podcast Launches Today from Spoke Media and WALT-FM Season 3 of FAMILY GHOSTS Podcast Launches Today from Spoke Media and WALT-FM
by TV News Desk - December 10, 2019

The third season of the Family Ghosts podcast begins with The Clotilda Legacy, Part 1: The Descendants. Producer Vera Carothers bears witness to the story of the residents of Africatown in Mobile, Alabama - the town was founded by their ancestors, who came over on the last known slave ship to dock o... (more...)
Ørjan Nilsens' Fourth Studio Album Available for Streaming Ørjan Nilsens' Fourth Studio Album Available for Streaming
by TV News Desk - October 18, 2019

Norwegian trance powerhouse Ørjan Nilsen has officially dropped his highly anticipated fourth studio album The Devil Is In The Detail via Armada Music, available for streaming now. ... (more...)
Hot Club Of Cowtown Announces New Album And Seattle Date 9/24 Hot Club Of Cowtown Announces New Album And Seattle Date 9/24
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2019

Something magical happens when the sultry hot jazz made famous by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli meets the hard-driving Western swing sound pioneered by Bob Wills and early string bands of the American Southwest. The ear-catching result of this surprising marriage is the Hot Club of Cowtown... (more...)
C.W. Stoneking Announces First North American Tour in 2 Years C.W. Stoneking Announces First North American Tour in 2 Years
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2019

C.W. Stoneking has announced his first North American tour in two years.  The celebrated Australian songsmith recently relocated to Nashville, a perfect fit for the musician's soft drawl, Southern spirit, and expansive musical vocabulary. The solo headline run kicks-off on August 30th in St. Louis b... (more...)
Olivia Jean Announces New Album NIGHT OWL On Third Man Records Olivia Jean Announces New Album NIGHT OWL On Third Man Records
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2019

Olivia Jean is back on the beat with her second full-length (and first self-produced) album Night Owl, due out August 30, 2019 on Third Man Records. The title track and first single “Night Owl” is available today on streaming services and on 7” vinyl with physical-only B-side “Jaan Pehechaan Ho.” Th... (more...)
Sanctuary Return To Europe For Fesitval Shows Sanctuary Return To Europe For Fesitval Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

On December 13th, 2017, Warrel Dane, the legendary lead singer of Sanctuary and Nevermore passed away while recording his posthumously released studio album Shadow Work. At that time, Sanctuary had already confirmed and announced a US tour supporting Iced Earth in February/March 2018 and while shock... (more...)
Cellista Previews LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL Ahead Of New Album Cellista Previews LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL Ahead Of New Album
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

Ahead of her new 'Transfigurations' album, groundbreaking experimental cellist and multidisciplinary artist Cellista presents 'Look Homeward, Angel', a cutting edge genre-bending track featuring the lyrics and rhymes of hip hop artist DEM ONE (a.k.a. Demone Carter) and beautiful soprano vocals by Me... (more...)
Sanctuary Announces 2019 North American Tour Sanctuary Announces 2019 North American Tour
by TV News Desk - April 30, 2019

US metal legends Sanctuary announce 2019 North American Headline tour with Ghost Ship Octavius as support. The band will be performing Refuge Denied in its entirety for this run. The tour starts on July 11th in Atlanta, GA and wraps on August 17th in Seattle, WA. The band will be hitting up major ma... (more...)
All Your Sisters to Release LP 'Trust Ruins' All Your Sisters to Release LP 'Trust Ruins'
by TV News Desk - April 09, 2019

A project that has always cut marrow-deep, All Your Sisters serves as both a diary and musical outlet for Jordan Morrison. His forthcoming LP, Trust Ruins, finds the multi-instrumentalist at peak emotional intensity. Pairing power electronics with heart bearing lyrics, Morrison has further perfected... (more...)
All Your Sisters Release New Single POWER ABUSE Today All Your Sisters Release New Single POWER ABUSE Today
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2019

Conceived as a means to combat the tragedy he witnessed on the graveyard shift as a paramedic, Jordan Morrison's project All Your Sisters never fails to poke and prod mankind's freshest wounds. With his forthcoming LP, Trust Ruins, he dives even deeper into the emotional wasteland of modern living u... (more...)
All Your Sisters Announce New Album 'Trust Ruins' All Your Sisters Announce New Album 'Trust Ruins'
by TV News Desk - February 07, 2019

With All Your Sisters, multi-instrumentalist Jordan Morrison lends sound to humankind's darkest depths and deepest debasements. Morrison digs his heels even deeper into neo-punk electro-clatter with the forthcoming LP Trust Ruins, which will be released on April 12 by San Francisco-based label The F... (more...)
Stephen Steinbrink Shares UTOPIA TEASED Album Stream, Out This Friday Stephen Steinbrink Shares UTOPIA TEASED Album Stream, Out This Friday
by BWW News Desk - November 05, 2018

Stephen Steinbrink, the prolific Oakland-based singer-songwriter, has shared the album stream for his anticipated new album, Utopia Teased. Paste Magazine, who premiered the stream today is calling it a 'a faithful reflection of his head space in all its disarray, awash in agonized humanity...  a 37... (more...)
Stephen Steinbrink Releases A PART OF ME IS A PART OF YOU, 'Utopia Teased' Out 11/9 Stephen Steinbrink Releases A PART OF ME IS A PART OF YOU, 'Utopia Teased' Out 11/9
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2018

Stephen Steinbrink, the prolific Oakland-based singer-songwriter, has released 'A Part Of Me Is A Part Of You' today, the latest from his anticipated new album, Utopia Teased. The FADER , who premiered the song today is calling it a 'doozy of a track that could send you into a minor existential cris... (more...)
Stephen Steinbrink Shares MOM, Featuring Guest Vocals From Jay Som Stephen Steinbrink Shares MOM, Featuring Guest Vocals From Jay Som
by BWW News Desk - October 04, 2018

Today, the prolific Oakland-based singer-songwriter, Stephen Steinbrink has shared 'Mom,' the latest from his upcoming new album, Utopia Teased. Noisey, who premiered the song today, which features guest vocals from Jay Som's Melina Duterte, is calling it 'a Big Star-esque ballad... reflective of th... (more...)
SRSQ Debuts New Single CHERISH, Announces Tour SRSQ Debuts New Single CHERISH, Announces Tour
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2018

Today, SRSQ (Kennedy Ashlyn) unveils the second single ' Cherish' from her debut album, Unreality. SRSQ's pulse began after the death of Kennedy's closest friend and Them Are Us Too collaborator Cash Askew, a casualty in the sudden and tragic Oakland Ghost Ship Fire of 2016. Driven by grief and loss... (more...)
Slow & Steady Records Announces Release of Brass Magic's Fanfare Slow & Steady Records Announces Release of Brass Magic's Fanfare
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2018

Slow & Steady Records announces the release of Brass Magic's third album, Fanfare, which finds the Oakland-based “horns and drums” band building on its foundation of bringing non-traditional grooves, textures and influences into the brass band tradition. More so than previous albums, Fanfare finds B... (more...)
Beltfed Weapon and Ronny Munroe Release 'P.O.W.' Beltfed Weapon and Ronny Munroe Release 'P.O.W.'
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2018

BELTFED WEAPON's Frank Hetzel and RONNY MUNROE (Munroe's Thunder, Metal Church, TSO) are not just friends with mutual desire to complete a quest to work together on a song. They have united and joined in the fight against cancer. Hetzel, upon hearing of Munroe's wife and manager J. Von Hughes Munroe... (more...)
Jack White Releases New Track 'Corporation'; Tour Tix On Sale Today Jack White Releases New Track 'Corporation'; Tour Tix On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2018

Jack White has released a third track from his eagerly anticipated solo album, BOARDING HOUSE REACH (out March 23 via Third Man/Columbia). 'Corporation' is available now digitally worldwide.... (more...)
Grammy Winner Jack White Shares New Album Details Grammy Winner Jack White Shares New Album Details
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2018

Jack White has announced the release of his eagerly anticipated new album, BOARDING HOUSE REACH (Third Man/Columbia). The 12-time GRAMMY Award-winner's third solo LP and first all-new album in nearly four years, BOARDING HOUSE REACH will arrive everywhere on Friday, March 23.... (more...)
Wolves In The Throne Room Premiere New Song 'Angreboda'
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2017

Wolves In The Throne Room have released another track off of their forthcoming masterpiece Thrice Woven; titled “Angrboda,” the song premiered on Adult Swim's Singles Program to coincide with 'The Great American Eclipse' when the moon passed totally in front of the sun.... (more...)
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Sets Sail 5/26
by Movies News Desk - May 24, 2017

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES Original Motion Picture Soundtrack physical and digital soundtrack is set for release from Walt Disney Records on May 26, 2017... (more...)