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Collaborative 'a sonic love letter to Birmingham' Album to Be Released Photo Collaborative 'a sonic love letter to Birmingham' Album to Be Released
by Marissa Tomeo - May 12, 2022

On Record, a new ‘sonic love letter to Birmingham’, is specially produced and commissioned by Birmingham Music Archive for the Birmingham 2022 Festival. Featuring UB40, Dapz on the Map, Friendly Fire Band, SANITY ft Black Voices, and Xhosa Cole with Soweto Kinch amongst others, the 11-track LP is an...
Emeli Sandé Releases New Album 'Let's Say for Instance' Photo Emeli Sandé Releases New Album 'Let's Say for Instance'
by Michael Major - May 06, 2022

Featuring writing and production by Emeli, alongside collaborations with F A L L E N, Naughty Boy, Booker T, Ollie Green, Henri Davies, and others, the album marks her first release on an independent label, and a brand-new era of Emeli’s expansive artistry after a decade on stage and on the airwaves...
Max Frost Releases First Independent EP 'Flying Machines' Photo Max Frost Releases First Independent EP 'Flying Machines'
by Michael Major - May 06, 2022

Beyond proficiency across multiple instruments, eloquent songwriting, and a downright dynamic voice, Max Frost masters the element of surprise in his music. Ebbing and flowing with fierce and fiery fluidity, danceable grooves melt into psychedelic production only to dissolve into ecstatic pop hooks ...
Jake Owen Adds Fall Leg to the Up There Down Here Tour Photo Jake Owen Adds Fall Leg to the Up There Down Here Tour
by Michael Major - May 06, 2022

Extending his just-announced headlining Up There Down Here Tour, multi-platinum country star Jake Owen adds 12 fall dates to the run today with Mercury Nashville's Travis Denning and newcomer Mackenzie Carpenter joining as support....
Phil Lynott to Release 'Songs For While I'm Away' Photo Phil Lynott to Release 'Songs For While I'm Away'
by Michael Major - May 05, 2022

Mercury Studios salutes their legacy with the release of Phil Lynott Songs For While I’m Away + Thin Lizzy The Boys Are Back In Town Live At The Sydney Opera House October 1978 on June 24. Pairing the acclaimed Phil Lynott documentary with a renowned live concert film, the set will be available as a...
Wolf Alice Announce 'Blue Lullaby' Album Photo Wolf Alice Announce 'Blue Lullaby' Album
by Michael Major - May 05, 2022

The new companion EP, which features stripped down versions of songs from Blue Weekend, will be released on June 24, 2022 via RCA Records.  Blue Lullaby’s first song, a stunning piano-and-choir version of “The Last Man On Earth,” is available to hear now. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates with Hal...
Queen's 'The Platinum Collection' Vinyl Box Set To Be Released For The First Time Photo Queen's 'The Platinum Collection' Vinyl Box Set To Be Released For The First Time
by Michael Major - May 05, 2022

But this album also dazzles with its stylistically promiscuous range, from the crowd rousing “We Will Rock You,” the tongue in cheek “Fat Bottom Girls,” the stomp-stomp-stomp late 70’s disco inspired “Another One Bites the Dust,” to the jukebox retro-rock homage “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” and ...
Folk-Rockers The Rural Alberta Advantage Shares Music Video '3 Sisters' Photo Folk-Rockers The Rural Alberta Advantage Shares Music Video '3 Sisters'
by Marissa Tomeo - May 04, 2022

Acclaimed percussive folk-rock trio, The Rural Alberta Advantage (The RAA), have shared a video for the track “3 Sisters,” off their new EP, The Rise, out now via Saddle Creek/Paper Bag Records, to announce a cross-Canada tour. The band head out across the U.S. prior, kicking things off May 16 in Se...
New Rules Announce Debut Mixtape 'Go the Distance' Photo New Rules Announce Debut Mixtape 'Go the Distance'
by Michael Major - May 04, 2022

The announcement follows the trio’s April single “Go The Distance,” which was produced by Sir Nolan [Selena Gomez, Tate McRae, Shawn Mendes] and co-produced and co-written with Kieran Shudall of Circa Waves. The track bounces between a slick bass line, handclaps, and glossy synths, and is accompanie...
VIDEO: Female Punk Band The Linda Lindas Perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW Photo VIDEO: Female Punk Band The Linda Lindas Perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Marissa Tomeo - May 03, 2022

Los Angeles-based, all-female punk band The Linda Lindas performed “Oh!” last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Band member Mila De La Garza, at age 11, is also the youngest musical performer in Tonight Show history. The song comes off of their recently released debut album Growing Up...
Almost Monday Announce New Show Dates in North and South America Photo Almost Monday Announce New Show Dates in North and South America
by Michael Major - May 03, 2022

The band is set to tease unreleased tracks at the upcoming dates along with their new single “sunburn”, which has all the makings for the song of the summer. With its addicting beat and funky guitar licks, the new single carries on the band’s signature California sound. Check out the full list of to...
Governors Ball Announces After Dark Shows With Soccer Mommy, Tove Lo & More Photo Governors Ball Announces After Dark Shows With Soccer Mommy, Tove Lo & More
by Michael Major - May 03, 2022

Tove Lo, beabadoobee and Ultra Q kick things off the night before gates open on Friday, and Gov Ball After Dark programming continues throughout the weekend with performances from KAYTRANADA, Soccer Mommy, BENEE and Surf Curse among others. Check out the full schedule now!...
Charlie Hickey Shares New Single 'Gold Line' Photo Charlie Hickey Shares New Single 'Gold Line'
by Michael Major - May 03, 2022

Twenty-one year old Pasadena-based artist Charlie Hickey will release his debut album later this month via Saddest Factory Records, the label owned by Hickey’s long-time friend and collaborator Phoebe Bridgers. Watch the new music video now! Plus, check out upcoming tour dates....
Razor Braids Shares New Break-up Song 'Kellogg's' Photo Razor Braids Shares New Break-up Song 'Kellogg's'
by Michael Major - May 02, 2022

The single's cover art is like the crests that appear at the beginning of each episode of Ozark, foreshadowing mundane items that will play a role in the unfortunate chain of events that's about to unfold. It's the first new music from the band since its debut LP, I Could Cry Right Now If You Wanted...
Singer-Songwriter Caroline Spence Unveils Fourth Studio Album Photo Singer-Songwriter Caroline Spence Unveils Fourth Studio Album
by Marissa Tomeo - May 01, 2022

Today, singer-songwriter Caroline Spence releases her eagerly-anticipated fourth studio album True North. The follow-up to 2019’s critically acclaimed Mint Condition—hailed by Rolling Stone as a “gorgeous reflection on finding peace amid upheaval”— the twelve songs on True North plumb the depths of ...
Jake Huffman Releases New EP 'Adderall & Whisky' Photo Jake Huffman Releases New EP 'Adderall & Whisky'
by Michael Major - April 29, 2022

Jake Huffman’s debut EP “Adderall & Whisky” is out today, April 29, 2022. In celebration, we are sharing the Allison Flom directed video for the track, “Just A Little More.” Jake’s band has shared the stage with acts such as Blink-182, Jack White, BB King, and The Flaming Lips. Listen to the new EP ...
Blossoms Release Brand-New Album 'Ribbon Around the Bomb' Photo Blossoms Release Brand-New Album 'Ribbon Around the Bomb'
by Michael Major - April 29, 2022

Acclaimed British band Blossoms’ brand-new album ‘Ribbon Around The Bomb’ is out today. The album features production by their consistent and renowned collaborators James Skelly and Rich Turvey. Listen to the new album and check out the music video for 'The Sulking Poet' now!...
The Blssm Releases Sophomore EP 'Pure Energy' Photo The Blssm Releases Sophomore EP 'Pure Energy'
by Michael Major - April 29, 2022

The collection of songs – which blend pop, grunge, alternative, and hip-hop – were also co-produced and written with THE BLSSM’s frequent collaborators, Nick Long (Avril Lavigne, King Princess) and Suzy Shinn (Panic! At the Disco, Dua Lipa). The EP was released along with a new music video for stand...
Frankie And The Witch Fingers Announce 2022 Headline US/Canada Tour Dates Photo Frankie And The Witch Fingers Announce 2022 Headline US/Canada Tour Dates
by Michael Major - April 28, 2022

Frankie and The Witch Fingers have announced an extensive run of 2022 headline tour dates, which will take them across both US coasts and into Canada. Last year, the band returned with the riotous single 'Cookin'' and its appropriately bloody accompanying video. The track appeared as the A-side on a...
Belief Confirm Self-Titled Debut Album Photo Belief Confirm Self-Titled Debut Album
by Michael Major - April 28, 2022

Belief, the acclaimed experimentalist techno duo of Stella Mozgawa (Warpaint, Kurt Vile, Courtney Barnett) and Boom Bip, confirm their self-titled debut album today with a new single, “Jung,” and video directed by Ali Lee Hollon. Pre-order the new album now!...
VIDEO: alt-J Release the Official video for 'The Actor' Photo VIDEO: alt-J Release the Official video for 'The Actor'
by Michael Major - April 27, 2022

The video, directed by Saskia Dixie (Nike, About Town, Sinead O’Brien), tells the tale of a classically all- American couple who have been through the ringer. The heroine of the video encounters her partner in an unresponsive state, passed away in a dingy hotel room. Watch the new music video now!...
Breakout British Band Sports Team Announce New Album 'Gulp!' Photo Breakout British Band Sports Team Announce New Album 'Gulp!'
by Michael Major - April 25, 2022

Gulp! follows Sports Team’s 2020 Mercury Prize-nominated debut album Deep Down Happy, which charted at #2 on the UK’s Official Charts, achieving the biggest vinyl sales for a debut British artist that year. Watch a visualizer for “R Entertainment' now! Plus, check out upcoming tour dates....
The Backfires Release New Single 'Blindsided' Photo The Backfires Release New Single 'Blindsided'
by Nicole Rosky - April 23, 2022

From both sides of the Atlantic by way of London and Washington DC, the Backfires are an independent rock band based in New York City. Combining Britpop relatability, New York indie rock moodiness, and Pop-Punk energy, the Backfires draw influence from acts like Catfish and the Bottlemen, Sam Fender...
Larry Fleet Announces First-Ever Headline Tour Photo Larry Fleet Announces First-Ever Headline Tour
by Michael Major - April 18, 2022

Presented by Black Buffalo, the One For The Road Tour will launch Sept. 15, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. and runs across 18-dates in cities nationwide, with notable stops at New York City's Gramercy Theatre, Chicago's Joe's on Weed, and a hometown show for Fleet at Chattanooga's The Signal. Check out the fu...
Kitchen Dwellers Share New Song 'Smokestack' From New Album Produced by Cory Wong Photo Kitchen Dwellers Share New Song 'Smokestack' From New Album Produced by Cory Wong
by Michael Major - April 15, 2022

“Smokestack” follows the releases of “Sundown” “Wise River,” and “Stand at Ease.” The quartet—Shawn Swain [Mandolin], Torrin Daniels [banjo], Joe Funk [upright bass], and Max Davies [acoustic guitar]—twist bluegrass, folk, and rock through a kaleidoscope of homegrown stories, rich mythology and psyc...