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  • Drive A To release Loss Of Desire Limited

    posted on February 26, 2010
    Drive A

    Armed with killer punk rock hooks, fierce vocals and raw, rock n’ roll gutter-snarl, DRIVE A turned heads with their 2009 debut album LOSS OF DESIRE (Adrenaline/Dead Conflict). The Los Angeles foursome have amped things up further with a limited edit...

  • Andreya Triana To release Lost Where I Belong

    posted on February 26, 2010
    Andreya Triana

    Welcome, please, Andreya Triana. The singer whose past credits include work with Mr Scruff, Flying Lotus, Theo Parrish and Bonobo releases the first single from her forthcoming debut album, “Lost Where I Belong”. “Lost Where I Belong,” like the rest ...

  • Cymphonique To release Lil Miss Swagger

    posted on February 26, 2010
    Cymphonique

    Sony Music recording artist and new teen phenom Cymphonique will be taking part in I Heart Haiti Kids, a global youth benefit concert and book drive, on February 27th at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California. I Heart Haiti Kids looks to...

  • Chew Lips To release Unicorn

    posted on February 26, 2010
    CHEW LiPS

    Be sure to check out the exciting London-based female-fronted electronic-pop trio CHEW LiPS. The group just released their highly anticipated debut album, "Unicorn," on January 25 in the UK via Family. "Unicorn" was produced by Dave Kosten (Bat for L...

  • fun To release Aim and Ignite

    posted on February 25, 2010
    fun.

    If you were a fan of Anathallo, The Format and still are of Steel Train and you were wondering where your favorite boys went, I found them for you in Fun. You probably didn't need my help though since Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff have ju...

  • Ben Harper To release Live From The Montreal

    posted on February 25, 2010
    Ben Harper and Relentless7

    On the heels of an incredible first year as a band and the release of their powerful album, White Lies For Dark Times, Ben Harper and Relentless7 is hitting fans with a one-two punch by delivering a commanding documentation of one of their most incre...

  • Jonny Lang To release Live at the Ryman

    posted on February 25, 2010
    Jonny Lang

    While still in his teens in the mid 1990s, Jonny Lang exploded onto the national scene with a combination of highly developed blues guitar chops and a powerful voice that rivaled some musicians more than twice his age. And that was just the beginning...

  • Red Sparowes To release Fear is Excruciating But Therein Lies the Answer

    posted on February 25, 2010
    Red Sparowes

    Los Angeles epic, heavy quintet Red Sparowes has announced North American headlining tour dates this spring supporting its forthcoming third album. The disc, titled The Fear Is Excruciating, But Therein Lies The Answer, will be released via Sargent H...

  • Selena To release The Legend

    posted on February 25, 2010
    Selena

    15 years after her tragic and untimely death, the life and legacy of Latin music superstar Selena will be celebrated this spring by Capitol Latin/EMI and her family’s Q-Productions. On March 9, Capitol Latin/EMI will release La Leyenda (‘The Legend’)...

  • Peter Wolf To release Midnight Souvenirs

    posted on February 25, 2010
    Peter Wolf

    One glance around Peter Wolf's Boston home and you'll immediately notice his massive "Wall Of Influences," as he refers to a wall of vinyl records. Says Wolf, "This ain't a record collection. It's just the stuff I love." The list ranges wildly. Wo...

  • David Ford To release Let The Hard Times Roll

    posted on February 25, 2010
    David Ford

    British troubadour David Ford is set to release his third album Let The Hard Times Roll on April 20, 2010 via Original Signal Recordings. Let The Hard Times Roll is Ford's third and boldest album, containing some of the most upbeat, rocking songs he'...

  • Trombone Shorty To release Backatown

    posted on February 25, 2010
    Trombone Shorty

    In 2010 alone, 24-year-old New Orleans singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist and all-around musical powerhouse Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews has signed with Verve Forecast Records and performed on Good Morning America and ESPN's SportsCenter in th...

  • Massive Attack To release Heligoland

    posted on February 25, 2010
    Massive Attack

    Massive Attack will tour North America for the first time since 2006 in support of their newly released 5th studio album ‘Heligoland.’ The North American trek will start May 7th at Sound Academy in Toronto, ON and wrap May 30th at the Sasquatch Fest...

  • Casiokids To release Great Vibe At Local Bar

    posted on February 25, 2010
    Casiokids

    Bergen quintet Casiokids is pleased to announce the release of their US debut with Polyvinyl! Featuring the first Norwegian-language pop music ever to be released in the U.S., Topp stemning på lokal bar (loosely translated to "Great vibe at local ba...

  • Tom Petty To release Mojo

    posted on February 25, 2010
    Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

    Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers today announced their 2010 North American tour and the upcoming release of Mojo, their first studio album in eight years, set for release on Reprise Records this spring. The North American tour, produced by Live Nation,...

  • Las Rubias Del Norte To release Ziguala

    posted on February 25, 2010
    Las Rubias Del Norte

    What if America lost the war for cultural imperialism, rock’n’roll never existed, and Latin music became the common language for popular sounds the world around? You don’t really have to imagine it. Just slap on Ziguala, the new record from Las Rubi...

  • Xcerts To release as-yet-untitled

    posted on February 25, 2010
    The Xcerts

    THE XCERTS have already kicked 2010 off in style supporting the incredible Fightstar. Later this week they will be heading off to the U.S. to begin work on the follow up to 2009’s critically acclaimed debut album ‘In The Cold Wind We Smile’. Their as...

  • Elusive To release District 2 District

    posted on February 25, 2010
    Elusive

    Los Angeles, California based producer Elusive is no stranger to the underground hip hop scene. Making his debut production appearance on Eligh's (of the Living Legends) album in 1997.

  • The Residents To release Open House

    posted on February 25, 2010
    The Residents

    In 2009, Super Producers/Emcees Muneshine and Saint collaborated together to make the group The Residents. Muneshine hailing from Toronto, Canada and Saint representing Long Island, New York, finally finished their anticipated album "Open House" whic...

  • Standing Shadows To release Five Years of Darkness

    posted on February 24, 2010
    Standing Shadows

    LA-based-band Standing Shadows is set to release their debut full-length album “Five Years of Darkness” on March 9th. The band is also excited to announce a new video for “Get Together,” a track from their recently released “High Rise” EP and forthco...

  • Pretty Lights To release First EP Out of a Trilogy

    posted on February 24, 2010
    Pretty Lights

    Mark your calendars. On March 2, June 15, and October 12, Colorado-based producer Pretty Lights, aka Derek Vincent Smith, is set to release a trilogy of EPs. Now here’s the fun part: in an effort to get his music directly to his fans as soon as it’s ...

  • Walter Schreifels To release An Open Letter To The Scene

    posted on February 24, 2010
    Walter Schreifels

    Walter Schreifels is an artist who has been in perpetual motion for well over 20 years. On An Open Letter To The Scene, he reflects on his legacy while shapeshifting creatively yet again, this time gravitating towards a decidedly stripped-down, most...

  • Keane To release Night Train

    posted on February 24, 2010
    Keane

    Following the worldwide success of their first three albums, the members of Keane announce today the release date of Night Train to be released on Cherrytree/Interscope Records in the U.S. on May 11. The band who has had three consecutive #1 albums i...

  • Norma Jean To release fifth untitled

    posted on February 24, 2010
    Norma Jean

    Norma Jean is back in the studio this month to record their fifth studio album and debut for new record label, Razor & Tie. The currently untitled album will be released this summer, and is being recorded in Atlanta, GA at Glow in the Dark Studios w...

  • Cast Spells To release Bright Works and Baton

    posted on February 24, 2010
    Cast Spells

    Dovecote Records is elated to announce that they will be releasing the Cast Spells Bright Works and Baton EP on clear vinyl come May 4, 2010. Cast Spells is David Davison, lead singer of Maps & Atlases. This is the first time the EP will be available...

  • Savoir Adore To release In The Wooded Forest

    posted on February 24, 2010
    Savoir Adore

    Even in a scene as vibrant as Brooklyn's, Savoir Adore creates something entirely unique and exciting with its addictively lush slant on pop music. As an experimental-pop collective, they paint songs with imagery and imagination while making fans o...

  • The Depreciation Guild To release Spirit Youth

    posted on February 24, 2010
    The Depreciation Guild

    Kurt Feldman joined the mile high club last year. Oh, it's not what you think. Well, not exactly. "You know how airplane cabins have a drone to them?" asks The Depreciation Guild frontman. "Well, it's like an A note, and I was singing melodies over i...

  • Gift Horse To release Mountain of Youth

    posted on February 24, 2010
    Gift Horse

    Athens based Gift Horse release their solo debut "Mountain of Youth". The Hank Sullivant (Kuroma, The Whigs, MGMT) produced LP will be self released on May 4th. Look for the album on iTunes on March 12th. Formed in Athens, GA in 2008, Gift Horse i...

  • Ilhan Ersahin To release Istanbul Sessions

    posted on February 23, 2010
    Ilhan Ersahin

    The free-form jazz riffs of NYC's East Village and the exotic-tinged jazz rhythms of Istanbul come together harmoniously on the compelling new album ILHAN ERSAHIN'S ISTANBUL SESSIONS, to be released April 6 on Nublu Records. Noted saxophonist/compose...

  • Julia Nunes To release I Think You Know

    posted on February 23, 2010
    Julia Nunes

    Julia Nunes has made her mark with her playful songwriting and personality which has landed her with a massive YouTube fanbase and recent tour with Ben Folds. Julia’s YouTube video channel has now received over 31 million views! She also released h...

  • Dayna Kurtz Mamie Minch To release For the Love of Hazel

    posted on February 23, 2010
    Dayna Kurtz & Mamie Minch

    Brooklyn-based musicians Mamie Minch and Dayna Kurtz were brought together by their mutual love of the pure, old-time music of Hazel Dickens for this special EP, For the Love of Hazel, available online on Tuesday, March 2. Mamie Minch is an NYC cou...

  • Electric President To release The Violent Blue

    posted on February 23, 2010
    Electric President

    The Violent Blue, the third full length but first stateside release from acclaimed indie duo Electric President, releases today on New Haven, CT record label Fake Four Inc. Gorgeous and heart wrenching, The Violent Blue, is a sigh inducing gem mixing...

  • Flugente To release Flugente 2

    posted on February 23, 2010
    Flugente

    Flugente, the solo project for former The Blam front man Jerry Adler, has just released its sophomore album, Flugente 2. Noticeably stripped down and raw compared to his previous project, Adler’s new musical focus is on unadorned Americana––a captiva...

  • Solex To release Amsterdam Throwdown King Street Showdown

    posted on February 23, 2010
    Solex vs Cristina Martinez & Jon Spencer

    Punk rock royalty Jon Spencer and Cristina Martinez have joined forces with Dutch electronic heroine Elisabeth Esselink, aka Solex, for the most exciting collaboration/confrontation since The Jetsons meet The Flinstones. Imagine if you will, a fisti...

  • Eytan To release The Perfect Break Up

    posted on February 23, 2010
    Eytan

    World...meet Eytan. Soulful, talented and beware, his single Do It For Me WILL be stuck in your head all day! Hailing from New York, Eytan has put together his debut solo album The Perfect Break Up which will be released this spring containing the pe...

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater To release To Billie With Love From Dee Dee

    posted on February 23, 2010
    Dee Dee Bridgewater

    Over the course of a multifaceted career that has spanned four decades, Dee Dee Bridgewater has risen to the top tier of today’s jazz vocalists, putting her own unique spin on standards as well as taking intrepid leaps of faith in re-envisioning jazz...

  • Friendo To release Cold Toads

    posted on February 23, 2010
    Friendo

    Friendo is a three-piece, guitar-driven band largely inspired by ‘90s experimental rock, ‘70s punk and ‘60s pop. Their songs range anywhere from breezy, effortless jams, to pulse-pounding post-punk gems. The multi-instrumentalist members love to mix ...

  • 30 Seconds To Mars To release This Is War

    posted on February 23, 2010
    30 Seconds To Mars

    Thirty Seconds to Mars has announced U.S. dates of their Into The Wild world tour starting April 9th at the Pearl Theater in Las Vegas, NV through May 13th at the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA (full schedule below). The Into The Wild tour is the band’s...

  • Free Energy To release Stuck On Nothing

    posted on February 23, 2010
    Free Energy

    From “Free Energy” to “Dark Trance,” Free Energy has been hinting at their forthcoming debut full-length album since the Spring. As an early treat, the band released a digital EP in September featuring two album tracks and a B-side, “Something In Co...

  • Dave Sitek and Randy To release mixtape

    posted on February 23, 2010
    Dave Sitek & Raaaaandy

    Comedy-rap is normally a tool for clueless tools and that's what makes Raaaaaaaandy's mission of a mixtape so righteous. The alter-ego of Aziz Ansari's complex mind-first seen in Judd Apatow's Funny People-is hosting a hip-hop mixtape of epically-fun...

  • The Protomen To release Act 2 The Father Of Death

    posted on February 23, 2010
    The Protomen

    The Protomen are more than just a band... They are messengers, riding atop an Iron Stallion on their way to deliver the most vicious rock 'n' roll fable that the world has ever known. With several planned albums, and a live show that could crumble mo...

  • Bigbang To release Edendale

    posted on February 22, 2010
    Bigbang

    Dubbed “Norway’s Greatest Live Band,” Bigbang have returned stateside with Edendale, their tribute to the Silverlake area of the city of Los Angeles. Front man and founder Øystein Greni explains: “The area of Los Angeles today known as Echo Park/Silv...

  • Roscoe Dash To release Ready Set Go

    posted on February 22, 2010
    Roscoe Dash

    Atlanta breeds its fair share of music milestones – chart-topping trap boys, dance innovators, crunk divas, trendsetting teens who finger-snap, “twerk,” and “swag surf” their way into the pop culture mainstream. And then there’s Roscoe Dash, an ATL n...

  • Justyna Kelley To release Over The Moon

    posted on February 22, 2010
    Justyna Kelley

    Every once in a while an artist comes down the ‘pike that merits serious attention from fans of popular music. Singer, songwriter, Justyna Kelley is one such artist whose radio friendly folk-influenced pop fits comfortably along the lines of Sheryl C...

  • Patrick Bower To release The Dark Lord (of Love)

    posted on February 22, 2010
    Patrick Bower

    While humanity is thankful for all that science has done to advance society through its exacting explanations and demystifications, it must be noted that a toll has been exacted through that seeking. Constantly waging wars against folklore, we've los...

  • Son of Aurelius To release The Farthest Reaches

    posted on February 22, 2010
    Son of Aurelius

    In 2009 local Santa Cruz musicians came together for a 3 song recording project that included vocalist Josh Miller, guitarist Cary Gear, and a rhythm section made up of drummer Spencer Edwards and Berklee trained bassist Max Zigman. The recording too...

  • Linfinity To release Martian's Bloom

    posted on February 22, 2010
    Linfinity

    American Myth Recordings is excited to announce that Linfinity have confirmed their first-ever tour of North America, a 37-date run with Murder By Death that kicks off in St. Louis on the 31st of March, and winds its way from coast to coast before fi...

  • Honneycombs To release self-titled

    posted on February 20, 2010
    Honneycombs

    Siblings James and April Combs (ex-Arson Garden) return to the stage as HONNEYCOMBS. Along with Laurie Burnham, the band creates a harmony-rich brew of ecstatic pop, alt-folk, and psychedelia. Fans of Fleet Foxes, Neko Case, Bon Iver, Flaming Lips, E...

  • Sam and Ruby To release Press On EP

    posted on February 19, 2010
    Sam and Ruby

    Next week, Nashville pop-folk duo Sam & Ruby will release their new six-track EP, Press On, on Ryko. This February 23rd digital release features two original new tracks, “I Hope You’re Well” and “Taking Memories,” and a new version of “Never Surrende...

  • World Atlas To release self-titled EP

    posted on February 19, 2010
    World Atlas

    Lost in a metropolis of noise, dance music and indie rock, INDIE-POP still manages to find a way to shine in New York City. With influences from the likes of Donavon and The Smiths, Brian Broux found a way to fuse these influences into an orchestral...

  • Seven Fields of Aphelion To release Periphery

    posted on February 19, 2010
    Seven Fields of Aphelion

    The Seven Fields of Aphelion’s delicately wistful and reflective debut record, Periphery, was released Tuesday, February 16th on Graveface, with its lilting melodies hovering over captivating drones, drawing listeners into a welcome dream state, a st...

  • Kevin Max To release Cotes d'Armor

    posted on February 19, 2010
    Kevin Max

    Three simple words describe the bold and innovative career of dPulse artist Kevin Max: Strength Through Reinvention. That will certainly be evident in the forthcoming dPulse release Cotes d'Armor, announced today for an April 27, 2010 worldwide relea...

  • Black Sheep To release From The Black Pool Of Genius

    posted on February 18, 2010
    Dres of Black Sheep

    With his first proper full length album since 2006, Dres of the legendary Queens outfit Black Sheep is gearing up to once again command the airwaves with the April 6th release of his highly anticipated album, From The Black Pool Of Genius. In an effo...

  • BBU To release Fear Of A Clear Channel Planet

    posted on February 18, 2010
    BBU

    The heart of Chicago’s DIY hip hop scene pumps out the arteries of three ravenous Emcees - Epic, Illekt and Jasson Perez - who make up the bombastic hip-hop trio Bin Laden Blowin’ Up (BBU). With arrestingly catchy beats and hard-hitting lyrics, the ...

  • The Juan Maclean To release DJ-KiCKS

    posted on February 18, 2010
    Juan MacLean

    That Juan MacLean is just a bundle of contradictions. Here he's created one of the year's best mix CDs—and not just a proper party mix, which it certainly is, but even what you might call an "important" mix, a timely lesson in the enduring spirit of ...

  • Edwin McCain To release The Best of

    posted on February 18, 2010
    Edwin McCain

    Edwin McCain will kick off the release of The Best of Edwin McCain with an appearance on the CBS News’ The Early Show, Saturday edition on March 27th, performing his new single, “Walk With You.” Produced by Don Was, the track is already gearing up t...

  • Becca To release Alive!!

    posted on February 18, 2010
    Becca

    Hailing from Portland, OR Becca has already made a mark on the international music charts and is now gearing up to do the same in the U.S. as she gets set for the release of her U.S. debut CD ALIVE!!, which hit the streets on March 2nd via the SonyMu...

  • The Black Atlantic To release Reverence For Fallen Trees

    posted on February 18, 2010
    The Black Atlantic

    Fresh off an extensive European release tour in support of their debut album, REVERENCE FOR FALLEN TREES, The Black Atlantic will head out to Austin, TX to perform at the 2010 South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW). This will mark their maiden trip...

  • Trail To release To the Rest of the World

    posted on February 18, 2010
    Trail

    On 22nd February 2010 London five-piece Trail will release their stunning debut album ‘To the Rest of the World’ through indie label Twistid, which will be closely followed by the new single ‘City’ on 1st March 2010 – a driving Editors-esque song wit...

  • FlyinFisch To release self-titled

    posted on February 17, 2010
    FlyinFisch

    FlyinFisch, the new project of modern-day-renaissance-man Adrian Fischer, is set to release its self-titled debut album on March 19th. With each song representing a unique exploration into the experiences and cultural influences that have formed his ...

  • Lawrence Arabia To release Chant Darling

    posted on February 17, 2010
    Lawrence Arabia

    Here's a record that is particularly arresting - Chant Darling from Lawrence Arabia, set for release March 9th on Bella Union Records via the Yep Rock Label Group. "Apple Pie Bed" is the first single from Chant Darling, and received New Zealand’s hig...

  • Outlandish To release Sound Of A Rebel

    posted on February 17, 2010
    Outlandish

    A mainstay in the rest of the world, where they routinely sell hundreds of thousands of records and headline enormous music festivals, Outlandish, the multi-ethnic hip-hop group, is now setting their sights on busting out in America.

  • Tracey Thorn To release Love and Its Opposite

    posted on February 17, 2010
    Tracey Thorn

    Tracey Thorn is back with a new album that marks her return to the indie scene. The first track from the album, "Oh, The Divorces!" is available today. After pausing an 18-year career with partner Ben Watt in best-selling alt-pop duo Everything But T...

  • Nathaniel Rateliff To release In Memory Of Loss

    posted on February 17, 2010
    Nathaniel Rateliff

    In Memory Of Loss (Rounder Records, April 27) is a stunning, heartbreaking sonic document chronicling the life of Denver-by-way-of-Missouri songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff (who formerly performed as The Wheel). Both fresh and classic, it is imbued with...

  • Leela James To release My Soul

    posted on February 17, 2010
    Leela James

    From the very first track on her 2005 debut album Leela James has captured the gritty, emotion-drenched essence of artists like Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Mavis Staples, Marvin Gaye and has made it her mission to bring it all back – pushing the ...

  • Bullet For My Valentine To release Fever

    posted on February 17, 2010
    Bullet For My Valentine

    Fever pairs Bullet For My Valentine with producer Don Gilmore, best known for his work with Linkin Park and Good Charlotte. The Welsh band—vocalist/guitarist Matt Tuck, guitarist Michael Paget, bassist Jason James and drummer Michael Thomas--recorded...

  • Circa Survive To release Blue Sky Noise

    posted on February 16, 2010
    Circa Survive

    Circa Survive has announced the upcoming release of their major label debut, “BLUE SKY NOISE.” Produced by three-time Grammy winner David Bottrill (Tool, Muse, King Crimson) and mixed by Rich Costey (Interpol, The Mars Volta, Rage Against The Machin...

  • Like Trains and Taxis To release Tales From A Revolving Door

    posted on February 16, 2010
    Like Trains & Taxis

    Jersey-based band Like Trains & Taxis is gearing up to self-release their debut full-length album on April 6th, “Tales From A Revolving Door”. Following the D.I.Y. ethos of the New Brunswick, NJ music scene where they formed and developed, Like Train...

  • Judson Claiborne To release Time and Temperature

    posted on February 16, 2010
    Judson Claiborne

    Following his self-released solo debut, Before Midnight Scholar, Chicago's Judson Claiborne continues to document the phenomenon of personal transformation with Time and Temperature, his new record on La Société Expéditionnaire.

  • Booka Shade To release MORE!

    posted on February 16, 2010
    Booka Shade

    World-renowned electronic live act Booka Shade have announced the release of their fourth artist album MORE!, set for its U.S. debut May 4 on Get Physical Music in cooperation with William Morris Endeavor’s Self Service.

  • Clogs To release Creatures in the Garden of Lady Walton

    posted on February 16, 2010
    Clogs

    Clogs (Bryce Dessner of The National, guitar; Rachael Elliott, bassoon; Thomas Kozumplik, percussion; and Australian composer Padma Newsome, viola) are playing select cities in the coming weeks in support of their forthcoming album, The Creatures in ...

  • The Ravenna Colt To release Slight Spell

    posted on February 16, 2010
    The Ravenna Colt

    Slight Spell is the debut album by The Ravenna Colt, a project from former My Morning Jacket guitarist Johnny Quaid (who amicably parted ways in '04). It's out today on Removador Recordings & Solutions, the label that Johnny has co-founded with My M...

  • Kaki King To release Junior

    posted on February 16, 2010
    Kaki King

    Rounder Records is excited to announce the release of Kaki King's bold and thrilling new record on April 13, 2010. Entitled Junior, it is the highly acclaimed singer/songwriter and guitarist extraordinaire's fifth record, and first for Rounder. Junio...

  • Bettie Serveert To release Pharmacy of Love

    posted on February 16, 2010
    Bettie Serveert

    As previously announced, Dutch indie rockers Bettie Serveert are back with a new album, Pharmacy of Love. Out March 23 via Second Motion Records in the US, Pharmacy of Love marks Bettie Serveert's first release in four years and is sure to satisfy t...

  • Brotha Lynch Hung To release Dinner and A Movie

    posted on February 16, 2010
    Brotha Lynch Hung

    Last year, Tech N9ne’s indie powerhouse Strange Music welcomed Brotha Lynch Hung into its growing family. On March 23, 2010, the King of Sacramento unveils the full-length album fans have been waiting for since 2003’s Lynch by Inch.

  • Peter Frampton To release Thank You Mr Churchill

    posted on February 15, 2010
    Peter Frampton

    Thank You Mr Churchill takes Peter Frampton back to the beginning. Literally. “This album is very autobiographical. It starts with my birth, in which I thank Mr. Churchill for bringing my father back from the Second World War,” says Frampton of his n...

  • Crash Kings To release Crash Kings

    posted on February 15, 2010
    Crash Kings

    Recently, I got the chance to come out to the winter Rooney tour to watch Crash Kings heat up the crowd for the rest of the night! Their set was electrifying and something I don't think even the crowd was expecting. Unfortunately, the idea of a th...

  • Scripts n Screwz To release I Heart Beats

    posted on February 12, 2010
    Scripts n Screwz

    Scripts ‘n Screwz is back with their all-new single, “ON 10.” The meaning of “ON 10” originally came from the duo joking around and describing ‘extreme behavior’. The kind of behavior that is “ON 10.”

  • Wu-Tang Clan To release Return of the Wu & Friends

    posted on February 12, 2010
    Wu-Tang Clan

    Since their debut album, 1993's Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), Wu-Tang has become synonymous with gritty, direct lyrics and beats that draw from classic soul, horn-blasted funk, cinematic curios, and dirty guitar licks (among many others.) With eac...

  • Bright Eyes To release One Jug Of Wine Two Vessels

    posted on February 12, 2010
    Bright Eyes & Neva Dinova

    Back in 2004 two revered Nebraskan songwriters, Conor Oberst of BRIGHT EYES and Jake Bellows of NEVA DINOVA brought their respective bands together to record an EP for indie label Crank!. The collaboration, One Jug of Wine, Two Vessels, was the fruit...

  • Marvin Sapp To release Here I Am

    posted on February 12, 2010
    Marvin Sapp

    When BET’s Celebration of Gospel airs this Sunday it will feature the first televised performance of “Best In Me” - the new single from Marvin Sapp’s upcoming CD HERE I AM, which is set for release on March 16, 2010.

  • The Radio Dept To release Clinging To A Scheme

    posted on February 12, 2010
    The Radio Dept

    The long wait is finally over! The Radio Department’s “Clinging to a Scheme” is without a doubt this year’s most eagerly anticipated Swedish indie pop album. It’s been four long years, but a simple press on Play and you’ll know it’s been worth ever...

  • Kicking Daisies To release debut

    posted on February 12, 2010
    Kicking Daisies

    The fiery rock foursome Duran, Caitlin, Ben and Carly- better known as Kicking Daisies- first jammed together about a year ago. "It might have not sounded good, but it felt great," says Ben, lead guitarist. So they practiced hard, played shows, met m...

  • The Fletchers To release Lights Out Loud

    posted on February 12, 2010
    The Fletchers

    On February 23, indie rock band The Fletchers, will self-release the anticipated follow up to the 2008 debut Bright Blue Lights. Lights Out Loud, which has been topping the CMJ Charts at WRSU-FM Rutgers for three consecutive weeks, is the sophomore e...

  • Envy On The Coast To release Lowcountry

    posted on February 11, 2010
    Envy On The Coast

    On March 30th, Long Island, NY’s Envy On The Coast will release its second full-length, LowCountry. To celebrate the band has added two new songs, “Numb” and “Devil’s Tongue”, to its MySpace page (www.myspace.com/evnyonthecoast) and has launched vari...

  • Matt Kennon To release self-titled

    posted on February 11, 2010
    Matt Kennon

    Riding the momentum of his poignant breakthrough single “The Call”, Matt Kennon will release his self-titled debut album on April 27, 2010 on BamaJam Records. Co-written by Kennon with Noah Gordon and Jeremy Campbell, “The Call” is lighting up reques...

  • Nils Frahm To release The Bells

    posted on February 11, 2010
    Nils Frahm

    Hamburg composer Nils Frahm, will release his debut EP and LP in North America via Erased Tapes (Peter Broderick, Ólafur Arnalds). Nils had an early introduction to music. During his childhood he was taught to play piano by Nahum Brodski - a student ...

  • Rob Zombie To release Hellbilly Deluxe 2

    posted on February 11, 2010
    Rob Zombie

    Multi-platinum hard rock artist and filmmaker Rob Zombie’s album HELLBILLY DELUXE 2, his first for new label home Roadrunner/Loud & Proud Records, has debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart with upwards of 48,500 units sold in its first w...

  • Masta Killa To release Live On Stage

    posted on February 11, 2010
    Masta Killa

    Gold Dust is proud to present Live On Stage, the new live album by original Wu-Tang member Masta Killa and the first recorded concert effort from a member of the group in over five years. Live On Stage culls together some of the best verses the versa...

  • Nicole Simone To release debut EP

    posted on February 10, 2010
    Nicole Simone

    Although she was born in the eighties, Nicole Simone has always been fascinated with nostalgia and old films from a very young age. She writes all her music with love for creating a mood and environment of her own in which one gets transported into ...

  • The Downtown Fiction To release Best I Never Had EP

    posted on February 10, 2010
    Downtown Fiction

    The Downtown Fiction (TDF) hailing from Fairfax, VA, will release its new Best I Never Had - EP, March 23 on Photo Finish Records (3OH!3, Envy on the Coast, Anthony Green). In addition to being sold separately as a digital or physical EP ($5 each...

  • Court Yard Hounds To release Digital EP

    posted on February 10, 2010
    Court Yard Hounds

    After much chatter and anticipation, Emily Robison and Martie Maguire of The Dixie Chicks, announced today via their website that they will release new music under the moniker Court Yard Hounds. The album of all new material will be available for pre...

  • Money First To release Blog Goon Mixtape

    posted on February 10, 2010
    Money First

    Trenton, NJ outfit MONEY FIRST releases its Block Starz Music mixtape debut with "The Blog Goon Mixtape". The monster lead single, "Rap Juggernauts" featuring Uncle Murda and produced by group member ILL Kayn, has been circulating the underground and...

  • Drink Up Buttercup To release Born and Thrown on a Hook

    posted on February 10, 2010
    Drink Up Buttercup

    Philadelphia pop quartet Drink Up Buttercup will release their first full-length album, Born and Thrown on a Hook, on March 23rd through Yep Roc Records. Drink Up Buttercup earned the attention of fans with the release of their debut 7” Sosey & D...

  • Jackie Ryan To release Best of Love Songs

    posted on February 10, 2010
    Jackie Ryan

    Make every day Valentine's Day with "one of the outstanding vocalists of her generation and, quite possibly, of all time" (JazzTimes). Featured on NPR, Voice of America, CNN TV enEspañol, and Primetime A&E, "Jackie [Ryan] bridges gaps between both ge...

  • Streetlab To release debut full-length

    posted on February 10, 2010
    Streetlab

    Fans of rock and dance music alike have New York City duo Streetlab to thank for creating catchy and danceable versions of some of their favorite tunes. Since 2001, friends Mark “Cosmo” Lamorg and Ryan Leary have been exploring the pastiche between c...

  • AM To release Future Sons and Daughters

    posted on February 9, 2010
    AM

    Los Angeles-based musician AM has been invited by French electro-pop kings, AIR, to open their first North American tour in three years. Kicking off March 13 in Miami, the jaunt will serve as the perfect launching pad for AM's sophomore album, Future...

  • Theresa Andersson To release Live at Le Petit

    posted on February 9, 2010
    Theresa Andersson

    On Sunday, February 28, 2010, Theresa Andersson will perform live at the Le Petit Theatre with very some very special guests, including the legendary musician, composer and producer Allen Toussaint. The show will be recorded for Theresa's new DVD, "T...

  • Year Long Disaster To release Black Magic All Mysteries Revealed

    posted on February 9, 2010
    Year Long Disaster

    Year Long Disaster’s 2007 self-titled debut landed them tours with Foo Fighters, The Sword and The Cult, as well as praise from critics and fans alike, including Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister (with whom they also toured), who told Kerrang! Magazine tha...

  • Josh Kramon To release Say It Now

    posted on February 9, 2010
    Josh Kramon

    “Set up the tables and/Let it begin now… I’m alive.” Singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist Josh Kramon is a go-to musician who has played for several bands and released a pair of indie albums as a solo artist. Kramon also boasts a number of impress...

  • Ruste Juxx To release The eXXecution

    posted on February 9, 2010
    Marco Polo & Ruste Juxx

    Marco Polo & Ruste Juxx have combined forces to bring fans a serious dose of hardcore Hip Hop. The eXXecution is entirely produced by Marco Polo with Ruste Juxx providing gut-wrenching vocals over heavy hitting drums.

  • Class Actress To release Journal of Ardency

    posted on February 9, 2010
    Class Actress

    Brooklyn synth-pop outfit Class Actress releases their debut EP, Journal of Ardency, today on Chris Taylor from Grizzly Bear and Ethan Silverman's Terrible Records. Class Actress started out of songwriter Elizabeth Harper's bedroom in Greenpoint. No...

  • The Apples in Stereo To release Travellers in Space and Time

    posted on February 9, 2010
    The Apples in Stereo

    On April 20th, studio obsessed indie-pop band The Apples in stereo will unleash the cosmic happiness that is Travellers in Space and Time (Yep Roc/Simian/Elephant 6). And on April 16, the band kicks off a US tour in support of the album.

  • Chosen Few To release New World Symphony

    posted on February 9, 2010
    Chosen Few

    West Coast/Midwest trio Chosen Few (comprised of MC's Cold Showda, Charles “Chop” Cooper, and producer Unjust) are preparing to drop their highly anticipated Hiero Imperium Records debut New World Symphony on April 6th. The first official single, "El...

  • Emily Jane White To release Victorian America

    posted on February 8, 2010
    Emily Jane White

    Emily Jane White releases “Victorian America” on April 27th on Milan Records. The follow up to her 2007 beloved collection of beautiful, shadowy tunes “Dark Undercoat”, Emily Jane White was recently nominated for her third SF Weekly Music Award and h...

  • Horse Feathers To release Thistled Spring

    posted on February 8, 2010
    Horse Feathers

    It seems like a great time to announce the beautiful new Horse Feathers record. Thistled Spring will be out in April 20th! Justin Ringle has turned out to be a songwriter strongly influenced by the seasons. His Portland, Oregon-based band’s last...

  • Faith Evans To release 6th studio

    posted on February 8, 2010
    Faith Evans

    E1 Television and E1 Music have teamed up with Faith Evans, recording artist, New York Times best-selling author, wife, mother and entrepreneur, to release a new studio album and reality series.

  • Zade Review: One Night In Jordan

    posted on February 8, 2010
    Zade

    Named by the Washington Post as a "gorgeous pianist/composer/hunk," and recognized by The Washington Times as "Jordan’s leading Cultural Ambassador (who) dedicates his music to building bridges of peace and tolerance," the young Jordanian composer an...

  • Living Things To release The Runaways

    posted on February 8, 2010
    Lillian Berlin

    Best known for his main gig as frontman for political rockers Living Things, Lillian Berlin has expanded his horizons by taking on film scoring chores for the upcoming, highly-anticipated film The Runaways.

  • The Hours To release Ali In The Jungle

    posted on February 8, 2010
    The Hours

    The acclaimed UK band The Hours made its avidly awaited stateside debut on January 26 with the release of "Ali In The Jungle," a four-song digital EP available on iTunes now. Inspired by the historic 1974 world heavyweight bout between then-reign...

  • Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds To release Re-masters

    posted on February 8, 2010
    Nick Cave

    Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Mute announce the next installment in a series of releases that will ultimately see the band’s entire studio album catalogue digitally re-mastered and remixed for 5.1 Surround Sound for the first time since their origina...

  • Codeine Velvet Club To release self-titled

    posted on February 8, 2010
    Codeine Velvet Club

    Codeine Velvet Club, the new musical project from The Fratellis' Jon Lawler and singer/songwriter Lou Hickey, will release their self-titled US debut April 6th on Dangerbird Records.

  • Neon Trees To release Habits

    posted on February 8, 2010
    Neon Trees

    NEON TREES are ready to light up the charts with the release of Habits, their Mercury Records debut due out March 16th.

  • Reni Lane To release Ready

    posted on February 6, 2010
    Reni Lane

    With a bold new single and a style all her own, Reni Lane has come on the scene with a bang. Her song “Place for Us” is unique and hard to pigeonhole - not unlike Ms. Lane herself. Her series of video shorts entitled "10 Random Things About Reni Lane...

  • Flobots To release Survival Story

    posted on February 6, 2010
    Flobots

    When we last left Flobots, there was a war going on for your mind. Apathy, fear, and militarism reigned. Many people failed to understand their own power. Flobots responded by waking people up, bringing them together, and telling them they were no...

  • Joe Bonamassa To release Black Rock

    posted on February 6, 2010
    Joe Bonamassa

    Just awarded the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award at the U.K.’s prestigious Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards, blues-rock guitar hero and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa is set to release his tenth full-length solo album, BLACK ROCK, on March 2...

  • Raul Midon To release Synthesis

    posted on February 6, 2010
    Raul Midon

    Raul Midón - who critics have compared to Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, and Donny Hathaway - may be the most compelling “triple threat” to come along in years - a show-stopping guitarist, brilliant pop/soul/jazz vocalist, and a remarkable, outspoken son...

  • DJ Center To release Everything in Time

    posted on February 6, 2010
    DJ Center

    Crafted in Brooklyn, New York by Romanian-born DJ Center, “Everything in Time” is a debut album years in the making that couldn’t have arrived at a more perfect moment. For over a decade, DJ Center has been a purveyor of fine music and this album fin...

  • A Shoreline Dream To release new EP

    posted on February 5, 2010
    A Shoreline Dream

    A Shoreline Dream, originally from Denver, Colorado, has been doing-it-themselves from day one. Releasing their debut album, “Avoiding The Consequences” on their own label and on their own dime, the band built their sound and their fan-base by travel...

  • Bleeding Through To release self-titled

    posted on February 5, 2010
    Bleeding Through

    Rise Records and Bleeding Through are pleased to announce "The Spring Breakdown Tour: 2010". Bleeding Through is one of the most important bands to take the mixture of metal and hardcore to international prominence in the last decade, touring with Sl...

  • The Butterfly Explosion To release Lost Trails

    posted on February 5, 2010
    The Butterfly Explosion

    The Butterfly Explosion are a band from Ireland that blend powerful spiraling music with delicate vocals to form rich soundscapes of beautiful melodies, gliding between moments of ethereal dreampop and explosive sonic bliss.

  • CJ To release The Package

    posted on February 5, 2010
    CJ

    CJ's debut album will be out this summer on J Records, but you can get an early preview with The Package mixtape. You may have already heard him singing on Raphael Saadiq's Grammy Nominated song "Never Give You Up" from the album The Way I See It.

  • Eli Paperboy Reed To release Come and Get It

    posted on February 5, 2010
    Eli Paperboy Reed

    Singer/songwriter Eli "Paperboy" Reed's will debut his album "Come and Get It" which was produced by Mike Elizondo and will be released in the U.S. this summer, the next step in an incredible journey that has taken the soul belter from a Boston high ...

  • Pretty Good Dance Moves To release PGDM

    posted on February 4, 2010
    Pretty Good Dance Moves

    Formed in Chicago, IL and now based out of Brooklyn, electro-pop duo Pretty Good Dance Moves will release their long-awaited new EP, PGDM on March 9. The duo, Jimmy Giannapoulos and Aaron Allieta, created an EP full of slinky synthesizers and seduct...

  • Holy Grail To release Crisis In Utopia

    posted on February 4, 2010
    Holy Grail

    Los Angeles rising star metal quintet Holy Grail will head in to the studio this month to record their debut album, CRISIS IN UTOPIA, due out on Prosthetic Records in late Spring. Acclaimed producer/remixer/musician Danny Lohner (Nine Inch Nails, A P...

  • The Morning Pages To release Rising Rain

    posted on February 4, 2010
    The Morning Pages

    Fusing country authenticity with the grit of city life, New York’s The Morning Pages aren’t just another Brooklyn band. Since forming in 2007, the band has been adding some much-needed, rustic soul to the New York scene. With members hailing from ev...

  • Under Byen To release Alt Er Tabt

    posted on February 4, 2010
    Under Byen

    Denmark’s Under Byen are set to release their new, “cut to the bone”, fourth album Alt Er Tabt (All Is Lost) on April 6th 2010. The new album is the band’s first studio album since 2006’s internationally-acclaimed Samme Stof Som Stof.

  • Jonsi To release Go

    posted on February 4, 2010
    Jónsi

    On April 6th, Sigur Rós front man Jón “Jónsi” Thor Birgisson will release his solo debut, Go (XL Recordings), and set out on his first solo North American tour. The tour, which begins in Vancouver, BC, will see Jónsi teaming up with 59 Productions t...

  • Magnetic Fields To release Realism

    posted on February 4, 2010
    Magnetic Fields

    Magnetic Fields' third Nonesuch disc, Realism, is the flipside to the industrial pop of Distortion, the quartet's brilliant 2008 homage to, of all things, the clangorous sound of the Jesus and Mary Chain. While Distortion was recorded quickly and noi...

  • Brad Mehldau To release Highway Rider

    posted on February 4, 2010
    Brad Mehldau

    Eight years ago, pianist-composer Brad Mehldau and Los Angeles-based producer Jon Brion (Dido, Kanye West, Fiona Apple, Rufus Wainwright) collaborated on the groundbreaking Largo album. They mixed Mehldau originals with radically reinterpreted versio...

  • Elizabeth South To release The Singles

    posted on February 4, 2010
    Elizabeth South

    Elizabeth South is a fresh new face in the field of singers and songwriters, and her music comes with a fresh twist of theater, spirituality, romance, and honesty not usually seen in one album. She pours her heart into the songs. Her music is both he...

  • Balmorhea To release Constellations

    posted on February 4, 2010
    Balmorhea

    Balmorhea's previous album explored the freedom and isolation of settlers learning to live on an untamed frontier. By contrast, their new album Constellations shifts our focus to the cosmos and beyond, meditating solemnly on the mystical and metaphys...

  • Jaheim To release Another Round

    posted on February 4, 2010
    Jaheim

    One of R&B’s most beloved and enduring voices, has kicked off 2010 by scoring yet another #1 single. “Ain’t Leavin Without You,” the first single off of Jaheim’s forthcoming album, “ANOTHER ROUND” (due out February 9), is #1 in both airplay and audie...

  • Boog Brown To release Grind Season Vol 1

    posted on February 3, 2010
    Boog Brown

    Boog Brown and producer Apollo Brown join forces to form UPS with their forthcoming album The Brown Study LP, due for release in the summer of 2010. In anticipation of their debut Boog Brown is releasing a mixtape entitled The Grind Season Vol. 1.

  • Greg Laswell To release Take a Bow

    posted on February 3, 2010
    Greg Laswell

    Producer/songwriter Greg Laswell returns with his third full-length release for Vanguard records, Take a Bow, which both closes and opens another chapter in the California native's journey about love, loss and rebirth. Following his critically acclai...

  • Kaylah Marin To release Loving Life

    posted on February 3, 2010
    Kaylah Marin

    Kaylah Marin, continues her climb to the top in 2010 breaking the Billboard Dance Club Play chart’s top five this week with her club hit “ON THE FLOOR,” which is currently at #4 and climbing. The song debuted at #47 just a few months ago.

  • Kevin Rudolf To release second album

    posted on February 3, 2010
    Kevin Rudolf

    Producer extraordinaire and Cash Money artist, Kevin Rudolf is no stranger to the top of the radio charts. Kevin made major waves with his 2008’s monstrous, international smash “Let it Rock,” from his debut album In the City, and he arrives back on t...

  • Army of the Pharaohs To release The Unholy Terror

    posted on February 3, 2010
    Army Of The Pharaohs

    Enemy Soil and Babygrande Records are proud to announce the upcoming release of the new Army of the Pharaohs album: Jedi Mind Tricks Presents "Army Of The Pharaohs: The Unholy Terror" on March 30th, 2010. After 8 years of close partnership and hundre...

  • The Specials To release Live DVD

    posted on February 3, 2010
    The Specials

    It would be impossible to overstate the importance of The Specials to the music scene. Despite a brief career, the Coventry band lit up the late 70’s like a comet, their melding of punk and ska creating the 2-Tone sound that is still today is held u...

  • Daedelus To release Righteous Fists of Harmony

    posted on February 3, 2010
    Daedelus

    In this release for Flying Lotus' up-and-coming label Brainfeeder, Daedelus presents a soundtrack-of-sorts to the Boxer Rebellion. What, you ask, could make such ancient history an inspiration for modern electronics? Well, Daedelus has found a strang...

  • VV Brown To release Travelling Like The Light

    posted on February 3, 2010
    VV Brown

    Anticipation continues to build for the U.S. release of TRAVELLING LIKE THE LIGHT, the debut full-length from the warm-voiced, strikingly visual singer-songwriter V V BROWN. Starting February 2, her single "Shark In The Water," which the New York Pos...

  • Young and Divine To release self-titled

    posted on February 3, 2010
    Young and Divine

    Albany pop-punk trio Young & Divine have weathered enough ups and downs during their two-year career to trade war stories with bands three times their age. But JP Clark, 23 (vocals/bass), Jake Mai, 23 (guitar/vocals) and Joe Bortscheller, 22 (drums) ...

  • Evelyn Evelyn To release self-titled

    posted on February 2, 2010
    Evelyn Evelyn

    Discovered and launched by punk-cabaret queen Amanda Palmer (The Dresden Dolls) and endless minstrel Jason Webley, Evelyn Evelyn is one of the most anticipated acts of 2010. After three full years in the studio, the Evelyn sisters are gearing up for...

  • TRUTHLiVE To release Patience

    posted on February 2, 2010
    TRUTHLiVE

    Faith is something that MC, producer and Interdependent Media (iM) owner Evan "TRUTHLiVE" Phillips understands. Living through three heart surgeries, “Live truth. Truth life,” has become his motto and is evident in every aspect of his music. His high...

  • Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings To release I Learned The Hard Way

    posted on February 2, 2010
    Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

    Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings have come a long way since their humble beginnings nearly a decade ago. Steeped within the gilded and gritty sounds of gospel, soul and funk, this nine-piece Brooklyn collective has continued to electrify fans, disc joc...

  • Damo To release The Proof

    posted on February 2, 2010
    Damo

    Philadelphia rapper Damo is releasing his second mix tape titled “The Proof” February 8, 2010 in which he executively produced himself alongside Steven Pierre. The album consisting of 24 tracks is a definite listen from beginning to end. With produce...

  • The Postelles To release White Night

    posted on February 2, 2010
    The Postelles

    NYC rock quartet The Postelles has announced plans to release a new 4-track EP ‘White Night’ (Astralwerks / Capitol) on March 2nd, 2010. ‘White Night’ will be available digitally and will include three brand new songs, “White Night,” “Sleep on the D...

  • Glint To release self-titled EP

    posted on February 2, 2010
    Glint

    With haunting vocals, dynamic hooks, lush guitars and climactic percussion all set against a dramatic ethereal electronic soundscape, GLINT is nothing short of compelling. Billboard Magazine has already called them an 'air-tight and irresistible' liv...

  • Gobotron To release On Your Mark Get Set

    posted on February 2, 2010
    Gobotron

    Last January 19th, the debut album from Gobotron, the solo project of guitarist Robert McDowell of Manchester Orchestra, will be released digitally via Favorite Gentlemen Recordings. A personal pet project two years in the making, ON YOUR MARK, GET ...

  • John Hiatt To release The Open Road

    posted on February 1, 2010
    John Hiatt

    The great John Hiatt, who last year was the recipient of a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ by the Americana Music Association, and was also an inductee to the Nashville Songwriters Association, is to release a brand new album, entitled The Open Road, on...

  • Nedry To release Condors

    posted on February 1, 2010
    Nedry

    London, UK trio Nedry -- whose dazzling fusion of electronica, instrumental rock, dub-step rhythms and hauntingly beautiful vocals has generated a wellspring of excitement in the UK media -- announces the U.S. release of its debut album Condors. The ...

  • Felix Cartal To release Popular Music

    posted on February 1, 2010
    Felix Cartal

    That’s one hell of statement. To be absolutely clear, Felix Cartal was joking when he said it. But listening to his debut LP, Popular Music (Dim Mak, Feb. 23), it’s hard not to wonder if he wasn’t just a little bit serious. Packed from start to finis...

  • Cinematic Orchestra To release Late Night Tales

    posted on February 1, 2010
    Cinematic Orchestra

    As Late Night Tales moves into a new decade, the long awaited chapter from The Cinematic Orchestra greets us with style. Following editions from behemoths of rock Arctic Monkeys and Snow Patrol, The Cinematic Orchestra’s selection sees a return to a ...

  • Cobblestone Jazz To release Modern Deep Left Quartet

    posted on February 1, 2010
    Cobblestone Jazz

    Two and a half years after their debut LP, 23 Seconds dazzled critics and lit up dance floors worldwide, Cobblestone Jazz are back with a powerhouse new album that captures their live-in-the-studio energy like never before. A mixture of heady, jazz-i...

  • The Soundtrack of Our Lives To release Communion

    posted on February 1, 2010
    The Soundtrack of Our Lives

    Swedish rock force The Soundtrack of Our Lives released its new studio album Communion last January 6th, 2010. Nearly four years since their last studio effort, power pop-psychedelicists The Soundtrack of Our Lives land the rock n’ roll mother ship o...

  • Motor To release Hyper Machine

    posted on February 1, 2010
    Motor

    After a successful run supporting Depeche Mode in Europe for their 2009 tour, New York and France-based dance-metal band MOTOR will release their third album, Hyper Machine, on Dim Mak Records, this February. Featuring MOTOR’s signature mix of metal,...

  • The Secret History To release The World That Never Was

    posted on February 1, 2010
    The Secret History

    Having written an album that was just labeled "best of the decade” by Kip Berman (of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart) as a guest editor for Pitchfork, Michael Grace, Jr. (of cult indie-pop icons My Favorite) and his decade long collaborators have re...

  • Broken Social Scene To release Forgiveness Rock Record

    posted on February 1, 2010
    Broken Social Scene

    Forgiveness Rock Record will be released May 4th, 2010 on Arts & Crafts. Co-produced by the band and Tortoise’s John McEntire at Soma Studios in Chicago, with additional recording at Giant Studio and The Schvitz Studio in Toronto, Forgiveness Rock R...

  • Oh No Ono To release Eggs

    posted on February 1, 2010
    Oh No Ono

    Oh No Ono is an experimental pop quintet from the tiny Danish town of Aalborg. Their music, intricate and otherworldly, defies conventions and expectations (and sometimes gravity). The ten dense, hypertextured sour-sweet-sad opuses found on their US ...