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Craft Recordings Announces 12 Exclusive Vinyl Releases for Record Store Day 2021 Photo Craft Recordings Announces 12 Exclusive Vinyl Releases for Record Store Day 2021
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 07, 2021

Titles include the first vinyl reissue of John Martyn’s 1998 collection of blues covers, The Church With One Bell, as well as a deluxe edition of the highly influential 1966 blues trilogy Chicago/The Blues/Today! ...
Violent Femmes Celebrate 40th Anniversary With Reissue for 'Add It Up' Photo Violent Femmes Celebrate 40th Anniversary With Reissue for 'Add It Up'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 01, 2021

The 23-track compilation features Violent Femmes’ biggest hits, including “Blister in the Sun,” “American Music,” and “Gone Daddy Gone,” plus live recordings of favorites like “Add It Up,” and “Kiss Off,” alongside a trove of demos, B-sides, interstitial voice recordings, and rarities....
Power Pop Icon Richard X Heyman Releasing New Single Photo Power Pop Icon Richard X Heyman Releasing New Single
by Sarah Jae Leiber - October 15, 2020

“Choices We Make” is the emotive and optimistic CD single by storied singer/songwriter Richard X. Heyman....
Lauren Records Announces Diners LP and First Single Photo Lauren Records Announces Diners LP and First Single
by Kaitlin Milligan - February 17, 2020

Lauren Records has announced the new LP from Diners and unveiled the first single from “Leisure World” via the Ambar Navarro-directed (SWMRS, CUCO, Soccer Mommy, etc.) video for “Cup of Coffee.”.......
Maurice and the Stiff Sisters Release WELCOME TO LOVE Photo Maurice and the Stiff Sisters Release WELCOME TO LOVE
by Kaitlin Milligan - January 28, 2020

Horn-heavy power-pop quintet Maurice and the Stiff Sisters recently released their debut album 'Welcome To Love' and the doors are swinging wide open for Maurice and company....
NJs Garage Rock Icons The Doughboys Releasing RUNNING FOR COVERS Album Photo NJs Garage Rock Icons The Doughboys Releasing RUNNING FOR COVERS Album
by Tori Hartshorn - June 20, 2019

The Doughboys proudly present their sixth studio album, Running For Covers, 13 brilliant new tracks from the band whose career spans pretty much all the decades rock'n'roll has been in existence. They once again worked at the House of Vibes with producerengineer Kurt Reil, and staged a return to the...
Tim Bluhm Releases Acclaimed Album SORTA SURVIVING Photo Tim Bluhm Releases Acclaimed Album SORTA SURVIVING
by Tori Hartshorn - March 29, 2019

Today, Tim Bluhm releases his new full-length solo album Sorta Surviving via Blue Rose Music. Known as the frontman for praised rock outfit The Mother Hips, Sorta Surviving is a testament to Bluhm's versatility as an artist and honed skill as a songwriter. Recorded while coping with a recent divorce...
Tim Bluhm To Release SORTA SURVIVING On 3/29 Photo Tim Bluhm To Release SORTA SURVIVING On 3/29
by Tori Hartshorn - January 24, 2019

Tim Bluhm is set to release his new full-length solo album, Sorta Surviving, on March 29, 2019. A gentle departure from his usual California-Soul sound of the Mother Hips, Sorta Surviving finds Bluhm living out his classic country musical dreams. Produced by Widespread Panic's Dave Schools and ancho...
The Growlers Announce New Album and BEACH GOTH POP UP WEEK 2 Photo The Growlers Announce New Album and BEACH GOTH POP UP WEEK 2
by Macon Prickett - July 26, 2018

The Growlers are thrilled to present Beach Goth Pop Up: WEEK 2 in Downtown LA, Thursday 7/26 - Sunday 7/29 at 1700 Naud Street. Free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis, it redefines what a pop-up can be, bringing The Growlers' signature psychedelic vibes to their fans in an i...
The Growlers Launch BEACH GOTH POP UP in LA Photo The Growlers Launch BEACH GOTH POP UP in LA
by Macon Prickett - July 16, 2018

Live bands! Drag queens! Marionettes! The Growlers are excited to announce their very first Beach Goth Pop Up in Downtown LA, open exclusively on the weekends of Thursday 7/19 - Sunday 7/22, and Friday 7/27 - Sunday 7/29. Nestled in the industrial paradise of 1700 Naud Street in downtown's Cornfield...
The Growlers Announce BEACH GOTH TOUR 2018 Photo The Growlers Announce BEACH GOTH TOUR 2018
by Macon Prickett - June 19, 2018

The Growlers take their swirling psychedelic carnival on the road this fall, bringing their Beach Goth Tour 2018 across America and into the hearts, minds, and concert halls of several lucky European cities. Led by singer Brooks Nielsen, music director Matt Taylor and guitarist Kyle Straka, the band...
Dent May Kicks Off Summer Tour with Shannon Lay This Month Photo Dent May Kicks Off Summer Tour with Shannon Lay This Month
by Macon Prickett - June 13, 2018

Dent May is taking his latest album Across The Multiverse on the road again. His summer North American tour kicks off with a show on June 28 in San Francisco with Michael Rault and will continue on across the continent and back over the next month with support from fellow Los Angeles songwriter Shan...
The Growlers Reveal Lineup for BEACH GOTH 2018 Photo The Growlers Reveal Lineup for BEACH GOTH 2018
by Macon Prickett - June 12, 2018

The Growlers are bringing Beach Goth 2018 to Los Angeles State Historic Park on Sunday, August 5, 2018, this time with a legendary lineup and multiple performance spaces, all compressed into a single day's epic event. Gates open at 1pm, with all tickets priced at $66 each (available for purchase at ...
Ali Zagame's New Album BRUTALLY HONTEST Out Now Via Wampus Multimedia Photo Ali Zagame's New Album BRUTALLY HONTEST Out Now Via Wampus Multimedia
by Macon Prickett - May 11, 2018

U.S. independent label Wampus Multimedia introduces 'Brutally Honest,' the debut album from NYC-based recording artist Ali Zagame....
Andrew Bird's Winter/Spring Tour Begins This February Photo Andrew Bird's Winter/Spring Tour Begins This February
by Caryn Robbins - January 16, 2018

Andrew Bird begins his first run of 2018 tour dates in February and March, further supporting his latest album and film piece, Echolocations: River, with stops in Buffalo, NY, Roanoke, VA and at the iconic Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY among others. Watch the video for Echolocations:...
Drum Legend Simon Phillips to Release 'Protocol 4' 10/27 Photo Drum Legend Simon Phillips to Release 'Protocol 4' 10/27
by Caryn Robbins - October 24, 2017

Drum legend & producer extraordinaire Simon Phillips will be releasing Protocol 4 on October 27th on Phantom Recordings, distributed by AMPED. Simon Phillips is by far one of the world's most renowned and respected drummers, whose style not only reflects his technical gift but also his distinct mu...
The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Wixen Music Authentic Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

The Wixen Music Authentic Voices Festival presents some of the best of both established and emerging American songwriting talent, including Andrew Bird and Lucinda Williams, over two days at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24 from 4 p.m. to 8...
Richard X. Heyman Releasing 12th Album
by Richard Best - May 23, 2017

2017 finds Richard X. Heyman releasing his twelfth album Incognito - 14 brand-new songs incorporating the many talents of the veteran singer, songwriter, multi- instrumentalist and DIY recording pioneer, including forays into blues, funk and folk alongside his signature melodic pop gems....