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Happy Opening Day 2014!

Calling all baseball fans! The Baseball Project, which features R.E.M founder Peter Buck, former members Scott McCaughey & Mike Mills, Steve Wynn of The Dream Syndicate and Linda Pitmon of The Miracle 3, just released their album “3rd”. The perfect soundtrack to open the season, the album was recently featured on NPR’s “Only A Game” along with [...]

March 31, 2014 gina Blog, The Baseball Project 0
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The New York Times Premieres Jon Langford’s New Album Here Be Monsters – Out April 1

Flavorwire Premieres Paintings by Langford Inspired by Each Song Here Be Monsters, the new album by Jon Langford & Skull Orchard, finds the band scanning the outskirts of popular culture, its title born of medieval cartographers’ term for the dragons, sea serpents, and other mythical beasties that reside beyond the boundaries of the known universe.  Earlier today, The New [...]

March 25, 2014 gina Jon Langford, Press Releases 0
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Happy Release Day to Boy George, Elton John, Matthew Fowler and The Baseball Project!

It’s a big Tuesday over here at Missing Piece Group! Happy Release Day to… Boy George This Is What I Do is the Culture Club frontman’s first studio album in 19 years. He recently spoke to NPR’s Morning Edition about his childhood, being sober, Lady Gaga and his new album. Deluxe Version may be purchased on iTunes [...]

March 25, 2014 gina Blog, Boy George, Elton John, Matthew Fowler, The Baseball Project 0
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WAR To Release First New Studio Album in 20 Years, Evolutionary, on May 13th via Far Out Records/UMe

Featuring Special Guest Collaborations with Cheech & Chong, Tower Of Power, Joe Walsh, Malik Yusef, and the USC Marching Band On May 13, the legendary and groundbreaking group, WAR, will release their first new studio album in 20 years, titled Evolutionary, on Far Out Records/UMe.  Available on 2CD and digitally, the package includes the new Evolutionary album and WAR’s [...]

March 24, 2014 gina Press Releases, WAR 0
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Ben Watt Shares New Single “Nathaniel” With USA Today

AV Club Premieres “Big-Star like Ballad” “Spring”; First Solo Album in 30+ Years Hendra Out April 29th on Unmade Road On April 29th, Ben Watt, also known as one half of Everything But The Girl and founder of Buzzin’ Fly Records, will release Hendra, his first album in more than 30 years. Yesterday, USA Today’s Pop Candy blog premiered “Nathaniel”, the third track to be released from [...]

March 21, 2014 gina Ben Watt, Press Releases 0
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USA Today Premieres Ben Watt’s ‘Nathaniel’

“Though Ben Watt has been making music for more than 30 years, most people don’t recognize him as a solo artist; he’s best known as half of the alt-rock/electronic duo Everything but the Girl. That’s about to change, though, as Watt releases an impressive solo effort next month. The album, Hendra, reflects more of Watt’s folk and rock influences [...]

March 20, 2014 gina Ben Watt, Blog 0
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David Broza Profiled in The New York Times: “Seeking To Bridge The Arab-Jewish Divide With Music”

New Album East Jerusalem West Jerusalem Out Now via S-Curve Records; Feature Interviews include NPR’s Here & Now NY1 and Moment Magazine On January 14th, David Broza, Israel’s best-selling musician, released his groundbreaking new album East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem on S-Curve Records. Recently, David Broza was featured as the Saturday Profile in The New York Times. Jerusalem Coorespondent Jodi Rudoren spent time with David Broza during the recording [...]

March 20, 2014 gina David Broza, Press Releases 0
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The Baseball Project’s 3rd Out 3.25.14

Band Comprised of Members of R.E.M. and Dream Syndicate Continue Their Obsessive Musical Tribute to Our National Pastime; New LP out just in time for Baseball’s Opening Day. feat. Mike Mills, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, and Linda Pitmon “That’s the true harbinger of spring,” legendary baseball impresario Bill Veeck once opined, “not crocuses or [...]

March 20, 2014 gina The Baseball Project 0
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Flavorwire Premiere: Jon Langford — “Sugar On Your Tongue”

You probably know Jon Langford from the Mekons, the band with which he recorded a whopping 18 albums, but he’s been a prolific talent over the years, contributing to a bewildering variety of musical projects. He’s also a visual artist, with a particular liking for painting country music luminaries — he’s done portraits of Johnny Cash, [...]

March 19, 2014 James Blog, Jon Langford 0
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Ivan & Alyosha, Dawn Landes on Bob Dylan’s ’80s Tribute

The 1980s were not Bob Dylan’s most beloved creative period. After writing some of the most iconic songs of the ’60s and releasing gems like “Blood on the Tracks” in the ’70s, the singer and songwriter hit a rough patch in the ’80s with a string of slight albums that were often not well-received, critically [...]

March 19, 2014 James Blog, Dawn Landes, Ivan & Alyosha 0