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Music News in September, 2004

  • The Blood Brothers The Blood Brothers

    posted on September 30, 2004
    The Blood Brothers

    “In 2000 it was Soccer Moms,” laments Blood Brother lung burner Jordan Blilie. “Now it’s NASCAR Dads.”

  • Har Mar Superstar To release The Handler

    posted on September 30, 2004
    Har Mar Superstar

    I am proud to deliver you my new album, The Handler. Writing this letter to all of you is an exciting prospect.

  • Ying Yang Twins To release My Brother and Me

    posted on September 30, 2004
    Ying Yang Twins

    Feel-good party songs often make people dance and have a good time. But music means much more when there’s another dimension.

  • The Mick Fleetwood Band The Mick Fleetwood Band

    posted on September 30, 2004
    The Mick Fleetwood Band

    For decades, MICK FLEETWOOD has proven to be not only one of rock’s greatest drummers but also an astute discoverer of great talent.

  • DJ G Brown DJ G. Brown

    posted on September 30, 2004
    DJ G. Brown

    What are the true elements of a DJ? The perfect deejay must be a total package.

  • Shania Twain To release Greatest Hits

    posted on September 29, 2004
    Shania Twain

    Shania Twain’s Greatest Hits, the first ever greatest hits album from the multi-Grammy, platinum-selling artist will be released November 9, 2004.

  • Nonpoint Nonpoint

    posted on September 29, 2004
    Nonpoint

    Elias Soriano is not content to sit still and neither is his band.

  • VHS or BETA VHS or BETA

    posted on September 28, 2004
    VHS or BETA

    In art, as in commerce and conflict, the element of surprise plays a key role.

  • Jon B To release Stronger Everyday

    posted on September 28, 2004
    Jon B.

    Some people become artists because they seek fortune and fame. They believe that somehow, performing, writing and producing will bring them the accolades and acclaim they feel they’ve been missing.

  • Lalah Hathaway Lalah Hathaway

    posted on September 28, 2004
    Lalah Hathaway

    All things in time…so they say. The finer things in life, such as art, can never be rushed.

  • Rascal Flatts Rascal Flatts

    posted on September 27, 2004
    Rascal Flatts

    By any measure, Rascal Flatts has entered elite territory. Five years into a career marked by superlatives, they have become country music's premiere young headliners.

  • Amy Grant To release Greatest Hits 1986-2004

    posted on September 27, 2004
    Amy Grant

    The first “best of” collection from Amy Grant to span her pop career, Greatest Hits 1986-2004 (A&M/UTV/UMe), released October 12, 2004, also features two new recordings...

  • Jonathan Elias Jonathan Elias

    posted on September 24, 2004
    Jonathan Elias

    One of the most talented and versatile American composers of his generation, Jonathan Elias is a highly regarded writer, arranger and conductor of music for film, television and advertising.

  • Ciara Ciara

    posted on September 24, 2004
    Ciara

    Take the best songwriters and the best singers, add the most exciting performers and the best all around personalities, throw in the hottest looks and the sexiest smiles mix them all together and the finished product would probably look and sound a l...

  • American Minor To release The Buffalo Creek EP

    posted on September 23, 2004
    American Minor

    American Minor is a five-piece guitar-driven rock and roll band that hails from the Kanawha River valley of southern West Virginia;

  • Jarvis Jarvis

    posted on September 23, 2004
    Jarvis

    At the ripe age of sixteen, Jarvis has the persona to become one of the latest in a line of superstars attached to So So Def CEO, Jermaine “JD” Dupri.

  • REM To release Around The Sun

    posted on September 23, 2004
    REM

    Rock band R.E.M. emerged from the burgeoning D.I.Y. music scene in Athens, Georgia in 1980 and over the last 24 years have become one of the most successful and influential bands not only in America, but throughout the world.

  • Citizen Cope To release The Clarence Greenwood Recordings

    posted on September 23, 2004
    Citizen Cope

    Like a cool breeze blowing through the soundscapes of contemporary musical composition, the material composed by Citizen Cope for his RCA debut The Clarence Greenwood Recordings marks a new high point for this compelling and evocative songwriter.

  • Ramsey Lewis Trio Ramsey Lewis Trio

    posted on September 22, 2004
    Ramsey Lewis Trio

    What makes a man? Perhaps it is the sum of one’s history and experiences that shape the fabric of one’s personality.

  • Ice City Ice City

    posted on September 21, 2004
    Ice City

    Though currently signed to Roc-A-Fella and working on his sophomore effort, Freeway introduces...

  • Toshi Toshi

    posted on September 21, 2004
    Toshi

    Can you hear with your eyes closed? Forget everything your mind, your society, or your community have told you about what soul music looks like.

  • The Concretes The Concretes

    posted on September 21, 2004
    The Concretes

    Stockholm, summer '95. Three girls in love with pop music decide they can make as good a fist of it as anyone.

  • Radio 4 To release Stealing of a Nation

    posted on September 21, 2004
    Radio 4

    “Do your life justice." Those are the words at the end of the song "Nation," the cornerstone of Radio 4's third album, Stealing Of A Nation.

  • Zap Mama Zap Mama

    posted on September 17, 2004
    Zap Mama

    Say you're a globally respected artist. Over the past decade, you've crossed continents winning hundreds of thousands of fans, while introducing your musical heritage to the world.

  • Zion I To release Family Business

    posted on September 17, 2004
    Zion I

    In between their critically acclaimed sophomore release and their forthcoming LP, True & Livin (due out Spring of 2005), hip-hop duo Zion-I bring fans a 14-track mixtape Family Business.

  • The Explosion To release Black Tape

    posted on September 17, 2004
    The Explosion

    In the beginning, there was the music. It was easy. Some friends started playing in 1998.

  • Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg

    posted on September 17, 2004
    Snoop Dogg

    Grammy nominated recording artist and multi-media star Snoop Dogg is recording an album tentatively titled R&G: (Rhythm & Gangsta) The Masterpiece to be released this fall.

  • Magnet Magnet

    posted on September 15, 2004
    Magnet

    Magnet equals one Even Johansen of Bergen, Norway, an alluring young troubadour whose gift has made him the premier endeavor of Filter US Recordings.

  • The Legends To release Up Against The Legends

    posted on September 15, 2004
    The Legends

    The Legends formed in January 2003 and the week after a gig was booked, supporting The Radio Dept. in Stockholm.

  • Lovedrug Lovedrug

    posted on September 14, 2004
    Lovedrug

    Like many great bands, there is something hauntingly spiritual and honest about Lovedrug.

  • DJ Krush DJ Krush

    posted on September 14, 2004
    DJ Krush

    September 7th marks the release of legendary producer DJ Krush’ eighth solo album, Jaku (Red Ink/Sony).

  • John Cale John Cale

    posted on September 14, 2004
    John Cale

    Bestriding the history of cerebral rock like a mighty Welsh colossus, John Cale remains an indefatigable presence on the musical landscape,...

  • De La Soul De La Soul

    posted on September 14, 2004
    De La Soul

    Celebrated hip-hop originators De La Soul are set to release their 8th CD, The Grind Date, on Mathew Knowles-helmed Sanctuary Urban Records Group (SURG) on October 5.

  • Jake One Jake One

    posted on September 13, 2004
    Jake One

    The hottest emcees fiend for beats with the most fire, and Jake One has the touch to keep them on point.

  • Virginia Coalition To release Ok To Go

    posted on September 13, 2004
    Virginia Coalition

    Although the DC area has traditionally been known as a musical no-man’s land, the four members of the Virginia Coalition feel it has largely been misunderstood.

  • Mindi Abair Mindi Abair

    posted on September 12, 2004
    Mindi Abair

    Of the varied mix of female artists that are currently populating contemporary music, few are creating as compelling a presence as Mindi Abair.

  • Ray Charles Ray Charles

    posted on September 10, 2004
    Ray Charles

    “I've recorded with so many amazing artists in my career but never on a duets album of my own."

  • Wu-Tang Clan To release Disciples of the 36 Chambers

    posted on September 10, 2004
    Wu-Tang Clan

    The Wu-Tang Clan made their first step to reclaiming the throne of rap as they regrouped on July 17, 2004 to perform at the Rock The Bells festival in San Bernardino, CA.

  • Fatboy Slim To release Palookaville

    posted on September 10, 2004
    Fatboy Slim

    After months of speculation, Fatboy Slim (AKA Norman Cook) will return this October with an eagerly awaited new album.

  • Queen Latifah To release The Dana Owens Album

    posted on September 10, 2004
    Queen Latifah

    Queen Latifah has aptly titled her first full-length album as a vocalist with her given name.

  • The Waxwings The Waxwings

    posted on September 8, 2004
    The Waxwings

    Detroit quartet The Waxwings aren't straight outta the garage.

  • Foreign Legion Foreign Legion

    posted on September 8, 2004
    Foreign Legion

    If you haven’t heard of Marc Stretch, Prozack and DJ Design (d.b.a. Foreign Legion), you’re about to.

  • Tiffany Evans To release Tiffany Evans

    posted on September 8, 2004
    Tiffany Evans

    Chances are you know girls a bit like Tiffany Evans. Girls who love playing video games, going to the movies, reading their favorite books--Tiffany is fond of history in particular--and inventing new dance moves.

  • Faultline Faultline

    posted on September 8, 2004
    Faultline

    The sophomore album from Faultline (aka U.K. electronic artist David Kosten and guests), Your Love Means Everything, will be re-issued in the U.S. by Capitol Records with three new songs on August 24th.

  • The Datsuns The Datsuns

    posted on September 7, 2004
    The Datsuns

    “Rock has become a marketing tool just like anything else- you see a pop idol or a movie star wearing an AC/DC t-shirt,” proclaims Christian Datsun, lead guitarist and composer of New Zealand’s Datsuns.

  • Hot Water Music Hot Water Music

    posted on September 7, 2004
    Hot Water Music

    If it’s trite to say HOT WATER MUSIC’s third album for Epitaph is easily its finest album yet, it’s also the goddamn truth.

  • Anna Nalick To release Wreck of the Day

    posted on September 6, 2004
    Anna Nalick

    Anna Nalick is beginning to live her dreams. As one of the new breed of singer-songwriters for the new century,...

  • CAKE To release Pressure Chief

    posted on September 6, 2004
    CAKE

    On October 5, multi-platinum alt standard-bearers CAKE will hit the road, kicking off a U.S. tour on the day they release their highly anticipated new album 'Pressure Chief' (Columbia).

  • George Strait George Strait

    posted on September 6, 2004
    George Strait

    On October 5, 2004, MCA Records will release George Strait’s 50 Number Ones, the definitive anthology for one of country music’s most enduring artists.

  • Dem Franchize Boyz Dem Franchize Boyz

    posted on September 6, 2004
    Dem Franchize Boyz

    Dem Franchize Boyz never had a problem with getting their hands dirty for the cause.

  • Anita Baker To release My Everything

    posted on September 3, 2004
    Anita Baker

    Anita Baker—multiple Grammy Award winner, composer, producer, mother and all-around superstar—contemplated long and hard before she got ready to take her show on the road again.

  • The Break To release Handbook For The Hopeless

    posted on September 3, 2004
    The Break

    Most bands in the world can be lumped into one category or another, they are shuffled, redefined, and in that way they begin to lose the qualities that could make them important or meaningful.

  • Omarion To release O

    posted on September 2, 2004
    Omarion

    You know him as the former lead singer of the multi-platinum boy band B2K; now a solo artist and actor Omari “Omarion” Grandberry is a force to be reckoned with.

  • Converge To release You Fail Me

    posted on September 1, 2004
    Converge

    The chaotic lure of You Fail Me, the new album from iconic punk-metal quartet CONVERGE, is about to blow your unsuspecting mind.

  • Mase MASE

    posted on September 1, 2004
    MASE

    When we're talking about the return of the young man who made his mark during one of the most exciting and memorable moments in hip-hop history;

  • Paradime Paradime

    posted on September 1, 2004
    Paradime

    Detroit, arguably the country’s hotbed for beat maestros and lyrically tight emcees, has been luring global fans within recent time to focus on more than just the 8 Mile and its most successful rapper, Eminem.

  • Strung Out Strung Out

    posted on September 1, 2004
    Strung Out

    Technical and aggressive, yet melodic and emotional, Strung Out has emerged from the grossly populated Southern California music scene as one of the strongest and most creative melodic punk bands in the land.

  • Alison Crockett Alison Crockett

    posted on September 1, 2004
    Alison Crockett

    Alison Crockett has paid her musical "dues" in full...