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The Voice Finalist Koryn Hawthorne Releases Debut EP 'Koryn Hawthorne' The Voice Finalist Koryn Hawthorne Releases Debut EP 'Koryn Hawthorne'
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

The acclaimed singer and former 'The Voice' finalist Koryn Hawthorne unveils her eagerly-awaited debut project today, collaborating with a lineup of hitmaking producers/songwriters, including Warryn Campbell, Bernie Herms, and more! Check out 'Won't He Do it' (Remix) and 'Speak The Name' from Koryn'... (more...)
Low Cut Connie Release Video For Prince's 'Controversy'; Announces New Tour Dates Low Cut Connie Release Video For Prince's 'Controversy'; Announces New Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Low Cut Connie recently released their fourth studio album Dirty Pictures (Part 1) available worldwide via Contender Records. The album was recorded on analog tape at the legendary Ardent Studios in Memphis, TN and is available for purchase and streaming... (more...)
Low Cut Connie Set for First-Ever UK Tour This December Low Cut Connie Set for First-Ever UK Tour This December
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2017

Low Cut Connie recently released their fourth studio album Dirty Pictures (Part 1) available worldwide via Contender Records. The album was recorded on analog tape at the legendary Ardent Studios in Memphis, TN and is available for purchase... (more...)
Jef Miles Team Up with Warren Dean Flandez for 'Sun Also Rises' Jef Miles Team Up with Warren Dean Flandez for 'Sun Also Rises'
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

Jef Miles have once again released another smash hit which is set to make the ground shake this summer with 'Sun Also Rises'. An emotional vocal performance from Warren Dean Flandez is shaken at the drop with pulsating synths and powerful kicks which you can feel through running through your veins.... (more...)
Branchez & Big Wet Share 'Turn Up The Weekend' Video Branchez & Big Wet Share 'Turn Up The Weekend' Video
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2017

As we approach mid-July, Branchez and Big Wet are releasing a late contender for this year's song of the summer in the form of their new single 'Turn Up On the Weekend.' Released today across all digital retailers and in the form of a Matt Sukkar-directed music video, 'Turn Up On the Weekend' combin... (more...)
Low Cut Connie Release Video for 'Dirty Water' Low Cut Connie Release Video for 'Dirty Water'
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

Last month, Low Cut Connie released their fourth studio album Dirty Pictures (Part 1) available worldwide via Contender Records. The album was recorded on analog tape at the legendary Ardent Studios in Memphis, TN and is available for purchase and streaming via iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon.... (more...)
Scottish Sensation RYZY Takes on Quintino and NERVO's 'Lost In You' Scottish Sensation RYZY Takes on Quintino and NERVO's 'Lost In You'
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2017

This submission for Spinnin' Records' DJ Competition 2017 comes from RYZY, a 23-year-old producer from Scotland, remixing Quintino & NERVO's 'Lost in You'.... (more...)
Drumsound & Bassline Smith Release The Odyssey VIP on Prototype Recordings Drumsound & Bassline Smith Release The Odyssey VIP on Prototype Recordings
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2017

A legendary figurehead within drum & bass, Grooverider set up his genre defining Prototype Recordings label in 1993 and since then it's remained one of the genre's pillars.... (more...)
VIDEO: Darren Criss' Computer Games Releases Music Video for 'Every Single Night' VIDEO: Darren Criss' Computer Games Releases Music Video for 'Every Single Night'
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2017

Indie alt-pop band Computer Games, comprised of frontman Darren Criss and multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Chuck Criss, have released their first music video for "Every Single Night," lead track from their debut album Lost Boys Life EP. Directed by Y2K, the video encapsulates the songs eclectic instru... (more...)
Low Cut Connie's 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)' Out Today via Contender Records Low Cut Connie's 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)' Out Today via Contender Records
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Today, Low Cut Connie release their fourth studio album Dirty Pictures (Part 1) available worldwide via Contender Records.... (more...)
Logic Announces 'Everybody's Tour' With Support From Joey Bada$$ & Big Lenbo Logic Announces 'Everybody's Tour' With Support From Joey Bada$$ & Big Lenbo
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Following the release of his new album EVERYBODY last week, today Def Jam Recordings/Visionary Music Group artist Logic announces 'EVERYBODY'S TOUR' featuring support from Brooklyn upstart Joey Bada$$ and Big Lenbo.... (more...)
Low Cut Connie Share New Song 'Dirty Water' from New Album 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)' Low Cut Connie Share New Song 'Dirty Water' from New Album 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)'
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Next Friday, May 19, Low Cut Connie will return with Dirty Pictures (Part 1) available worldwide via Contender Records.... (more...)
Big Sean & Noah Cyrus Set to Perform Live at MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS Big Sean & Noah Cyrus Set to Perform Live at MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS
by TV News Desk - May 01, 2017

MTV today announced platinum-selling, Detroit rapper Big Sean will perform his new track, 'Jump Out the Window,' for the first time on television at the 2017 Big Sean and Noah Cyrus Set to Perform Live at MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS LIVE on Sunday, May 7... (more...)
Darren Criss's Band Computer Games to Play First L.A. Show This June Darren Criss's Band Computer Games to Play First L.A. Show This June
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Indie alt-pop band Computer Games, comprised of frontman Darren Criss and multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Chuck Criss, have announced their first ever Los Angeles show taking place on June 4th at the Teregram Ballroom.... (more...)
Charlie Worsham's New Album 'Beginning of Things' Out Today Charlie Worsham's New Album 'Beginning of Things' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2017

Charlie Worsham's anticipated new album, Beginning Of Things, is out today on Warner Bros. Records / Warner Music Nashville (purchase here).... (more...)
Charlie Worsham's 'Beginning Of Things' Now Streaming Exclusively at NPR Music Charlie Worsham's 'Beginning Of Things' Now Streaming Exclusively at NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

Charlie Worsham's anticipated new album, Beginning Of Things, is now exclusively streaming in full as part of NPR Music's First Listen series.... (more...)
BROKE LA 2017 Kicks Off Tomorrow BROKE LA 2017 Kicks Off Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

The one-day extravaganza now in its 7th year celebrating the immense talent and diversity of LA's art scene, will feature more than 50 musical acts across four stages, LA's best up-and-coming comedians, festival-encompassing art installations, one-of-a-kind delicious street food, Lagunitas, Angel Ci... (more...)
Low Cut Connie Announce 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)' Out 5/19 Low Cut Connie Announce 'Dirty Pictures (Part 1)' Out 5/19
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2017

On May 19, Philadelphia's Low Cut Connie return with their fourth studio album Dirty Pictures (Part 1) available worldwide via Contender Records. The album was recorded live-to-analog tape at the legendary Ardent Studios in Memphis, TN and is now available for pre-order.... (more...)
Rogerio Martins Unleashes '300 EP' for Piston Recordings' Landmark Release Rogerio Martins Unleashes '300 EP' for Piston Recordings' Landmark Release
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Portugal's cutting edge electronic music label Piston Recordings reaches a double milestone in 2017 as it celebrates 10 years as well as its 300th release.... (more...)
Rare & Limited Release Frank Zappa Albums to Be Made Available Physically & Digitally Via Zappa Records/UMe Rare & Limited Release Frank Zappa Albums to Be Made Available Physically & Digitally Via Zappa Records/UMe
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

Two dozen rare and limited release Frank Zappa recordings will be made widely available around the world when UMe assumes distribution of the albums as part of their global partnership with the Zappa Family Trust.... (more...)
Low Cut Connie Announces DIRTY PICTURES Low Cut Connie Announces DIRTY PICTURES
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2017

Dubbed by NPR's Sound Opinions as “the essence of what rock and roll should be,' Low Cut Connie's music undresses America. On Dirty Pictures (part 1), the Philadelphia band moves beyond its characteristic drunken bar boogie and dives into deeper, darker, grittier American life. Its fourth LP will be... (more...)
NYC's Mack Keane Releases 'Imagine';  Announces '2107 EP' NYC's Mack Keane Releases 'Imagine'; Announces '2107 EP'
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2017

Mack Keane has a finesse to putting a modern twist on retro soul. It's helped the 20-year-old singer-songwriter/producer build a buzz for himself on New York University's campus and beyond, and it's best exemplified on the 2107 EP, out May 5.... (more...)
Brandy Clark and Charlie Worsham Unite for 20+ City Tour Brandy Clark and Charlie Worsham Unite for 20+ City Tour
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2017

Two of Nashville's “best-kept secret(s)” (Billboard/Taste of Country) are getting together for a noteworthy tour promising an incredible night of music and immense talent.... (more...)
Alicia Keys, Maren Morris & More Join GRAMMY AWARDS Performance Lineup Alicia Keys, Maren Morris & More Join GRAMMY AWARDS Performance Lineup
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2017

The Recording Academy has expanded its lineup for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards with a series of debuts and collaborations poised to make for some incredible GRAMMY Moments.... (more...)
Musician & Songwriter Charlie Worsham Unveils Five New Songs Musician & Songwriter Charlie Worsham Unveils Five New Songs
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2017

Acclaimed musician, songwriter and performer Charlie Worsham unveiled five new songs this week, which are available starting today at all digital services... (more...)