Missing Piece Group at SXSW 2015: Colony House, Happyness, Hippo Campus & Ryan Culwell

Greetings Friends, Colleagues, Journos, Editors: It’s that time of the year again! We’re itching to get the hell out of this ice box and head down to Austin, TX for another fun(?) SXSW Music Conference. Please take a look at who we have down there and let us know if you want to meet up [...]

February 20, 2015 Jinsen Wang Press Releases, SXSW 0

Lowland Hum remind us – Celebrate Love Every Day, not just Valentine’s Day

North Carolina husband-and-wife band LOWLAND HUM created this new video as a reminder that love isn’t just one day   Watch & Share: http://youtu.be/t9-eX1n1wJE It’s a charming video to share for Valentine’s Day and all year round: http://youtu.be/t9-eX1n1wJE Lowland Hum’s self-titled sophomore album is out April 14th www.lowlandhum.com – Lowland Hum on Facebook – @lowlandhum  Lowland Hum Kickstarter Campaign [...]

February 13, 2015 Jinsen Wang Lowland Hum, Press Releases 0

Americana-Soul Slinger SAM LEWIS Calls Upon Nashville Royalty for Sophomore LP, Waiting On You, out April 21st

Produced by Wood Brothers’ Oliver Wood with Guest Appearances by Kenny Vaughan, Darrell Scott, The McCrary Sisters, and More   As a Nashville transplant with no real place to call a hometown, Sam Lewis’ goal upon moving to Music City was to make friends.  “I felt its pull, its draw,” he recalls. “Some of my favorite people live [...]

February 13, 2015 Jinsen Wang Press Releases, Sam Lewis 0

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Appearing At Music Hall Of Williamsburg For The Valentine’s Day Planned Parenthood Benefit FREEDOM TOWER – NO WAVE DANCE PARTY 2015

Out March 24th Through Mom+Pop   US Tour Begins April 8th More Dates Forthcoming Listen To DO THE GET DOWN On Pitchfork “Proof the city hasn’t lost its soul just yet” – New York Post   New York City is a big place. A loud place. Some of that noise is music. And some of the music is [...]

February 12, 2015 Jinsen Wang Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, JSBX, Press Releases 0

Ryan Culwell Premieres “I Think I’ll Be Their God” with Folk Alley

First Album in 8 Years Out March 3rd via   Lightning Rod Records  Showcase Announced at the 27th Annual International Folk Alliance Conference in Kansas City, MO   On March 3rd, the Nashville-via-West Texas songwriter Ryan Culwell will release Flatlands, his first album in more than 8 years, on Lightning Rod Records (Jason Isbell, Billy Joe Shaver, Amanda Shires). When asked to describe [...]

February 12, 2015 Jinsen Wang Press Releases, Ryan Culwell 0

Lucy Kaplansky & Richard Shindell Combine Forces to Become THE PINE HILL PROJECT

Tomorrow You’re Going Produced by Grammy Award-Winner Larry Campbell out March 17th   As solo artists, Lucy Kaplansky and Richard Shindell have been making critically acclaimed albums since the early 1990s, and each have contributed harmonies to every one of those albums.  But with the exception of 1998’s one-off Cry Cry Cryalbum with Dar Williams, the two songwriters have never made [...]

February 11, 2015 Jinsen Wang Lucy Kaplansky & Richard Shindell, Press Releases 0

South Africa’s Bala Brothers Dedicate Anti-Apartheid Anthem “(Something Inside) So Strong” To Nelson Mandela Celebrating 25th Anniversary of His Release from Prison

Brothers Battled Apartheid To Become First Black Members of World-Famous Drakensburg Choir;  Win Praise from Archbishop Tutu Self-Titled CD/DVD Due Out On Warner Classics in March 2015    February 11th, 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela being freed from prison. In celebration of this momentous occasion, South Africa’s the Bala Brothers are sharing their powerful rendition of [...]

February 10, 2015 Jinsen Wang Bala Brothers, Press Releases 0

Ivan & Alyosha Premiere “All This Wandering Around”

First Taste of Sophomore LP It’s All Just Pretend Due May 5 Via Dualtone   Seattle’s Ivan & Alyosha have released “All This Wandering Around,” the first single off their upcoming album. In describing “Wandering”, Paste writes, “The song stands out from the very opening notes, but its message is as captivating as its melody.” Listen: Ivan & [...]

February 10, 2015 Jinsen Wang Ivan & Alyosha, Press Releases 0

Steve Grand at SubCulture on Valentines Day, February 14, 2015

Debut Album All American Boy out March 24th   On March 24th, Chicago-based singer-songwriter Steve Grand will release his debut album All American Boy. Produced by Aaron Johnson (The Fray, Eve6), the album is a culmination of years of support that Steve has received from his fans. Fueled by donations from nearly 5,000 fans, Grand raised over $325,000 in what became 3rd most funded [...]

February 10, 2015 Jinsen Wang Press Releases, Steve Grand 0

Taylor Berrett Premieres New Song “Broken” with Teen Vogue

Debut Album Great Falls Coming March 10, 2015 Tour dates announced, including residency at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC and co-headline tour with Dylan Gardner   Singer and songwriter Taylor Berrett just premiered his haunting new track “Broken” with TeenVogue.com. The song is just one of many standouts from the upcoming debut album Great Falls, slated for release March 10, 2015 with Warner [...]

February 9, 2015 Jinsen Wang Press Releases, Taylor Berrett 0