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Lake Street Dive Receive Critical Praise for Bad Self Portraits LP

Breakout Performances on Colbert, Letterman & Ellen; North American Tour Starting This June “Lake Street Dive: The year’s best new band.” – Rolling StoneWith recent performances on The Colbert Report, CBS’s Late Show with DavidLetterman, & Ellen, and a top 20 debut for their album Bad Self Portaits, the Brooklyn-by-way-of-Boston based quartet Lake Street Dive seem to have come out of nowhere. The band, consisting of vocalist [...]

May 1, 2014 gina Lake Street Dive, Press Releases 0
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PLAYING FOR CHANGE Reveals New Video For Song “WORDS OF WONDER / GET UP STAND UP”

Featuring Keith Richards, Keb’ Mo’ and Musicians From Around the World  Pre-order Playing For Change 3 “Songs Around The World” Now - Available on June 17, 2014 Playing For Change have released their new music video “Words of Wonder / Get Up Stand Up” featuring Keith Richards, Keb’ Mo’, Mermans Mosengo (PFC Band), Sherieta Lewis from Kingston, Jamaica and Natalie of Blue King [...]

April 30, 2014 gina Playing For Change, Press Releases 0
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PopMatters Premieres Carsie Blanton’s Cover of Cole Porter’s “Laziest Gal In Town”

PopMatters Premieres New Orleans based singer-songwriter, Carsie Blanton’s, cover of Cole Porter’s “Laziest Gal In Town.” The song is the debut single off her Kickstarter funded new album Not Old, Not New out on June 24th! Take a listen at PopMatters.com [...]

April 30, 2014 gina Blog, Carsie Blanton 0
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21st Century Broad Carsie Blanton Set To Release New Album Not Old, Not New on June 24th

PopMatters Premieres Debut Single “Laziest Gal In Town” Written by Cole Porter Carsie Blanton is a 21st century broad. She’s a sassy, sophisticated musician and songwriter who also happens to write about sex, love, and art. Blanton believes that music and sex are inexorably linked together, and she has made it her business to study and contemplate [...]

April 30, 2014 gina Carsie Blanton, Press Releases 0
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Consequence of Sound Interview with Jon Langford: Sweet Home Chicago

Chicago isn’t short on musical icons to brag about. The Smashing Pumpkins proudly served as the Windy City’s ambassador to Alternative Nation in the ’90s. On the hip-hop front, the city proudly boasts the most famous of college dropouts in Kanye West. The band Chicago was savvy enough to ensure that you’d always think of [...]

April 29, 2014 James Blog, Jon Langford 0
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Happy U.S. Release Day to Ben Watt!

Today, Ben Watt, renowned DJ, Author, Label boss of Buzzin’ Fly Records and 1/2 of Everything But The Girl releases his first solo album in 30+ years in the U.S. Hendra is now available everywhere: iTunes –  http://smarturl.it/HendraiTunes iTunes Deluxe – http://smarturl.it/HendraDeluxeiTunes Amazon CD – http://smarturl.it/HendraCD Amazon Deluxe CD – http://smarturl.it/HendraDeluxe Ben also follows up this release with his first [...]

April 29, 2014 gina Ben Watt, Blog 0
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Ben Watt Releases Hendra, His First Solo LP In More Than 30 Years

First-ever Solo Tour Dates This June Featuring ex-Suede Guitarist Bernard Butler After twenty years in Everything But The Girl, ten years as a respected DJ and record label boss of Buzzin’ Fly, Ben Watt has released Hendra, his first solo album in more than 30 years. In celebration of the new release, Watt – accompanied by friend, album-collaborator and ex-Suede guitarist Bernard [...]

April 29, 2014 gina Ben Watt, Press Releases 0
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Belgium’s Melanie De Biasio’s Critically Acclaimed LP to be Released in the US on May 27th

No Deal Reaches Gold in Belgium, Silver in France; Q Magazine Premieres Full Album Stream “No Deal’s atmosphere lurks in the same place as This Mortal Coil’s Lynchian glow, Portishead’s sinister authority, and Mark Hollis of Talk Talk’s smoky self-titled solo album.” – The Guardian“No Deal is an album to get completely immersed in.” - BBC Music Magazine “On a line between a [...]

April 29, 2014 gina Melanie De Biasio, Press Releases 0
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Matt Andersen On Tour Now, Adds New Dates Supporting Jonny Lang and Buddy Guy

New Album Weightless Receives 4-Star Reviews From DownBeat and Maverick Magazine; Upcoming Appearance at WXPN’s NON-COMMvention on May 14th in Philadelphia, PA On April 1st, New Brunswick’s Matt Andersen released a new studio album, Weightless, via True North Records. The new album was released to great praise and saw a double LP release for Record Store Day.Weightless received glowing four-star reviews from both Maverick Magazineand DownBeat Magazine. Writing [...]

April 28, 2014 gina Matt Andersen, Press Releases 0
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Noir-Kissed Pop Outfit Kan Wakan To Release 70’s Film Score Inspired Album

Moving On Out June 6th LA indie/orchestral-pop group Kan Wakan is releasing their full length debut Moving On on June 6th via Verve Records. Kan Wakan arrive with a striking breadth of vision that immediately places them among modern pop’s most beguiling and inventive new artists. The Los Angeles­-based group’s extraordinary new album introduces their ornate amalgam of psychedelic soul, post rock, noir [...]

April 22, 2014 gina Kan Wakan, Press Releases 0