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  • Danzig To release Deth Red Sabaoth

    posted on March 31, 2010

    The charismatic and complex singer/songwriter Glenn Danzig is set to unleash his first new Danzig studio album in six years. Deth Red Sabaoth, produced by Glenn and recorded in Los Angeles over the course of 2009, will be released on June 22, 2010 (...

  • Delta Spirit To release History From Below

    posted on March 31, 2010
    Delta Spirit

    Rounder Records is excited to announce the release of the new Delta Spirit Record on June 8, 2010. Entitled History From Below, the record was produced by My Morning Jacket's keyboardist Bo Koster and Eli Thomson. History From Below is the follow up ...

  • Tobacco To release Maniac Meat

    posted on March 31, 2010

    As previously announced, Tobacco, known for his side project, Black Moth Super Rainbow, is returning May 25th with the new anticon. records album, Maniac Meat. In anticipation of this release, Tobacco is giving listeners the chance to check out one o...

  • The Scorpions To release Sting in the Tail

    posted on March 31, 2010
    The Scorpions

    SCORPIONS--one of the most successful rock bands in the world--have hit another career milestone. Their new and final album, STING IN THE TAIL, released March 23 via Universal Music Enterprises, entered the Billboard Top 200 charts at #23, marking th...

  • Goldfrapp To release Head First

    posted on March 31, 2010

    Goldfrapp– the British duo Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory – release their new album ‘‘Head First’’ to worldwide critical acclaim with The Times of London saying ‘Head First’ is “Fantastic and fantastical electro pop”and People Magazine calling it ...

  • She and Him To release Volume Two

    posted on March 31, 2010
    She & Him

    She & Him’s sophomore album, Volume Two (Merge Records), has debuted at #6 on the Top 200 chart, selling 47,200 copies in its first week of release. Volume Two is the follow up to the band’s sparkling debut, Volume One, released in 2008, which has s...

  • Delphic To release Acolyte

    posted on March 31, 2010

    In a world of indie bands dipping a cautious toe into dance music’s occasionally baffling computer world, Delphic are post-dance futurist nostalgics from Manchester who have managed to take repetitive beats and crisp electronics out of the undergroun...

  • Transmit Now To release Downtown Merry-Go-Round

    posted on March 30, 2010
    Transmit Now

    Transmit Now – Andy Brooks (vocals), Kevin Parrow (guitars), Lee Gianou (bass), Greg Parrow (drums), and Tony Aguirre (guitars) – are set to release their debut album Downtown Merry-Go-Round May 25th on Silent Majority Group/ILG (special digital rel...

  • Active Child To release Curtis Lane

    posted on March 30, 2010
    Active Child

    LA-based indie artist Active Child (a.k.a. songwriter/musician Pat Grossi) will release his highly-anticipated EP June 1st on Filter US Recordings. Titled Curtis Lane, the EP is ACTIVE CHILD's first stateside offering; he released several singles in ...

  • Tokyo Police Club To release Champ

    posted on March 30, 2010
    Tokyo Police Club

    Newmarket Ontario's favorite sons Tokyo Police Club have confirmed the title and release date of the band's second full length album: Champ will be released June 8 on the band's new U.S. label home mom+pop. Though coincidental, the title of the ne...

  • Those Mockingbirds To release No Symmetry EP

    posted on March 30, 2010
    Those Mockingbirds

    New Jersey’s Those Mockingbirds came together with the intention of capturing a collective desire for new sonic fusion. With a balance of old and new, soft and spacey, and in-your-face rock grit, the band will be introduced to the world with the rele...

  • Semi Precious Weapons To release You Love You

    posted on March 30, 2010
    Semi Precious Weapons

    Semi Precious Weapons have been hinting at the dirty fucking showbiz their debut would bring and it is finally upon us! The band’s self-titled EP was the first taste of filthy glamour anthems like “Magnetic Baby” and “Put a Diamond In It”. The albu...

  • Tender Forever To release No Snare

    posted on March 30, 2010
    Tender Forever

    No Snare is less a rejection of things that have been, as it a reconfiguration. Take away the snare and there isn't loss, just a new song. As we pass through the flood of moments that is our lives we make a constant stream of decisions as to what to ...

  • Veara To release What We Left Behind

    posted on March 30, 2010

    Pop-punk newcomers Veara have announced plans to release their new album, What We Left Behind, on May 25 via Epitaph Records in partnership with Running Man Records. Starting today, fans can pre-order the new album here http://tinyurl.com/yjzg539. ...

  • Eternia To release At Last

    posted on March 30, 2010
    Eternia & MoSS

    In 2007, Eternia began recording her sophomore album with MoSS (a fellow Canadian), two years later the LP is complete and the title of the album says it all: At Last! Going where instinct took them, Eternia and MoSS’ collaborative union manifested ...

  • Sevendust To release Cold Day Memory

    posted on March 30, 2010

    SEVENDUST--Lajon Witherspoon (vocals), Morgan Rose (drums/vocals), Clint Lowery (guitar/vocals), Vince Hornsby (bass/vocals), John Connolly (guitar/vocals)— are currently putting the finishing touches on a headlining tour with Drowning Pool and will ...

  • John Brown To release Imma Love You Right

    posted on March 30, 2010
    John Brown

    Detroit’s own John Brown wants to make you scream…or cry, or laugh – any kind of emotion will do, so long as you feel something when you hear his music. “Good music is about passion,” says the R&B singer/songwriter. “When I write or sing a song, I pu...

  • Boy Eats Drum Machine To release Hoop + Wire

    posted on March 30, 2010
    Boy Eats Drum Machine

    Boy Eats Drum Machine is Portland singer, producer, songwriter, visual artist and multi-instrumentalist Jon Ragel. Hoop + Wire, BEDM's newest full-length, is masterfully-designed, pure post-pop bliss. Disparate ideas and sweeping themes bob and w...

  • New Kids On The Block To release Coming Home

    posted on March 30, 2010
    New Kids On The Block

    The story of New Kids On The Block’s triumphant return to the worlds stage. An intimate look at their life on the road & special behind-the-scenes moments. Includes Live Performances of: Step By Step, Hangin’ Tough, (You Got It) The Right Stuff, I’ll...

  • Tunng To release And Then We Saw Land

    posted on March 30, 2010

    Who says waiting rooms have to be boring? London’s Tunng are back with their fourth studio album …And Then We Saw Land – out in April on Thrill Jockey Records in the US. The first single off the album is “Hustle," which now features a video complete...

  • Lorn To release Nothing Else

    posted on March 30, 2010

    All is not lost; the unconquerable Will, And study of revenge, immortal hate, And courage never to submit or yield: And what is else not to be overcome? - John Milton, Paradise Lost "My answer to that," explains Lorn, having quoted the words of Sa...

  • Hot Chelle Rae To release Lovesick Electrick

    posted on March 29, 2010
    Hot Chelle Rae

    Hot Chelle Rae was scheduled to hit Boston on March 14 while on tour with Sherwood, but dropped off the night before due to a bad case of bronchitis. They rescheduled the shows for the cities they missed by jumping on tour with another act going thro...

  • The Perfects To release Future Automatic

    posted on March 29, 2010
    The Perfects

    After last year’s leaking of their debut LP Future Automatic, The Perfects are gearing up for the highly anticipated re-release in Spring 2010. Releasing the album via FU Records, the Baltimore musicians will be including two new songs, remixes from ...

  • Beneath Me To release Wish I Wouldn't Care

    posted on March 29, 2010
    Beneath Me

    The Windy City does not have the strength to sustain the sonic hurricane of sound that is BENEATH ME. BENEATH ME is a modern rock powerhouse that has the drive, determination and ambition to become the next big thing on the hard rock scene. BENEA...

  • Richy Nix To release Note To Self EP

    posted on March 29, 2010
    Richy Nix

    Richy Nix would be the first to tell you his brand of hip hop-cropped alt-rock flows from a range of formative experiences tailor-made for fusing a unique sound both unifying and uplifting to others. His first single, the scorching, keyboard-tinged a...

  • Laura Marling To release I Speak Because I Can

    posted on March 29, 2010
    Laura Marling

    Laura Marling returns stateside for her most extensive U.S. tour to date behind the release of her sophomore album, I Speak Because I Can (April 6, Astralwerks). The 22 date engagement begins May 4 at Chicago’s Lincoln Hall. I Speak Because I Can wa...

  • Marching Band To release Pop Cycle

    posted on March 29, 2010
    Marching Band

    Marching Band is a duo consisting of Jacob Lind and Erik Sunbring from Linköping, Sweden who have a knack for crafting beautiful pop songs with intricate melodies and complex arrangements. Their debut release, Spark Large, caught the attention of a ...

  • Archeology To release Memorial

    posted on March 29, 2010

    Next month, the men in Archeology are heading on tour down the West coast and back in celebration of their new album, Memorial. The album is a cache of songs that reflect Daniel Walker and Jason Davis's (principal songwriters) backgrounds growing up ...

  • Backstreet Boys To release This Is Us

    posted on March 29, 2010
    Backstreet Boys

    The Backstreet Boys are very excited to announce a North American headlining tour beginning June 1st in Orlando, FL. The tour comes in support of their new album, THIS IS US, the seventh studio album from the groundbreaking and chart topping group th...

  • Villagers To release Becoming A Jackal

    posted on March 29, 2010

    On June 8, Domino Records will release Villagers' debut album 'Becoming a Jackal.' Since releasing their first EP in 2009, this young Dublin-based group has already opened for Neil Young, booked multiple TV and music festival gigs across Europe, and ...

  • Renee Fleming To release Dark Hope

    posted on March 27, 2010
    Renee Fleming

    Renée Fleming's new album 'Dark Hope', which the opera star describes as a "visit to a new, parallel universe," will be released by Decca this spring. The album was recorded in close collaboration with producer David Kahne (Regina Spektor, The Stroke...

  • Dearly Beloved To release Make It Bleed

    posted on March 27, 2010
    Dearly Beloved

    Zoë/Rounder Records is pleased to announce the U.S. debut release of Canadian rock outfit Dearly Beloved’s Make It Bleed on March 30, 2010. Make It Bleed, the band’s third album, speaks for itself in short, sharp bursts: with succinct verses and econ...

  • Mike Patton To release Mondo Cane

    posted on March 27, 2010
    Mike Patton

    Ipecac Recordings has announced the release date off Mike Patton’s Mondo Cane, a new entity for the inimitable vocalist that marries his instrument-like voice with a 40-piece orchestra, choir and band.

  • Bill Charlap To release Double Portrait

    posted on March 27, 2010
    Bill Charlap & Renee Rosnes

    Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes, two of the premiere pianists in Jazz, and also husband and wife, have joined forces to record their first collaborative album, Double Portrait, which will be released June 8 on EMI’s Blue Note Records. The album is a sp...

  • GAYNGS To release Relayted

    posted on March 26, 2010

    If you haven't heard about GAYNGS yet, it's time to get with the program. Comprised of 25 of Minneapolis' finest musicians and lead by Ryan Olson, GAYNGS members include POS, Dessa, Michael Lewis, and members of Bon Iver, Megafaun and Solid Gold. GAY...

  • Sara Jackson-Holman To release When You Dream

    posted on March 26, 2010
    Sara Jackson-Holman

    On May 25, 2010, Portland, Oregon based indie-label Expunged Records (home to Blind Pilot) will release the debut full-length from Bend, Oregon-based, 21-year-old pianist/singer Sara Jackson-Holman entitled "When You Dream." An 11-track collection...

  • Ashlyne Huff To release self-titled

    posted on March 26, 2010
    Ashlyne Huff

    Multi-talented newcomer Ashlyne Huff's first single, an infectious blend of pop and rock, entitled "Heart of Gold" is featured on NOW That's What I Call Music! 33 - the newest installment of the groundbreaking compilation series. The album was releas...

  • The Cringe To release Play Thing

    posted on March 26, 2010
    The Cringe

    Having just returned from a successful string of shows at SXSW, THE CRINGE—singer/songwriter/guitarist John Cusimano, lead guitarist James Rotondi (ex-Air, Mr. Bungle), bassist Jonny Matias (ex-Crash Moderns) and drummer Shawn Pelton (“Saturday Night...

  • The Do To release A Mouthful

    posted on March 26, 2010
    The DØ

    Already the first French act to score a #1 record in France with an album sung in English, The Dø are set to release A Mouthful in the US on April 6th via Six Degrees Records, complete with three bonus tracks. Running the full musical gamut, A Mouthf...

  • Robert Plant To release new album

    posted on March 26, 2010
    Robert Plant

    Robert Plant has confirmed a 12 city North American tour. Beginning in July, this 1st leg of shows which will be followed by further dates in the fall will preview material from a new album. Featuring a diverse group of musicians - Patty Griffin, v...

  • Kings Go Forth To release Outsiders are Back

    posted on March 26, 2010
    Kings Go Forth

    With Danger Mouse, James Mercer, The Black Keys, and members of Broken Social Scene all in attendance, the final SXSW set by Milwaukee's Kings Go Forth was the place to be last Saturday night. NPR's Bob Boilen was there too, and called KGF "sensation...

  • Sebastian Blanck To release Alibi Coast

    posted on March 26, 2010
    Sebastian Blanck

    Rare Book Room Records is extremely proud to announce the June 22, 2010 release of Alibi Coast, the debut LP by New York City singer, songwriter and accomplished painter Sebastian Blanck. While Sebastian was an early member of Black Dice (more than t...

  • Serena Maneesh To release S-M 2 Abyss In B-Minor

    posted on March 25, 2010

    Serena-Maneesh are back with their new album, S-M 2: Abyss In B Minor, which is out now. Following the release of their self-titled LP in 2006, they established themselves as an act that could merge the lilting, ethereal melodies with crushingly loud...

  • Dead Weather To release Sea Of Cowards

    posted on March 25, 2010
    The Dead Weather

    Baton down the hatches! The Dead Weather are back. The Nashville-based 4-piece have announced plans for the release of their sophomore album Sea Of Cowards. The band exploded onto the music scene early last year with a stunning debut that combined th...

  • Saving Abel To release Miss America

    posted on March 25, 2010
    Saving Abel

    Saving Abel’s sophomore release MISS AMERICA will hit stores on June 8th, and lead singer Jared Weeks recently explained why the band chose Miss America as their album title: "Miss America is actually a song on the album that Saving Abel co-wrote wit...

  • Jason Moran To release Ten

    posted on March 24, 2010
    Jason Moran

    In 1999, the same year that Jason Moran released his debut "Soundtrack To Human Motion," the prodigy pianist and composer also joined New Directions, a band made up of young stars from the Blue Note roster that went on tour in celebration of the labe...

  • Authority Zero To release Stories Of Survival

    posted on March 24, 2010
    Authority Zero

    Mesa, Arizona’s punk/reggae veterans Authority Zero are the first act signed to Viking Funeral, a new label imprint founded by Pennywise guitarist Fletcher Dragge, Ken Seaton of Hardline Entertainment, and Suburban Noize Records. The group will relea...

  • Charice To release self-titled

    posted on March 24, 2010

    Charice is quickly moving up the Top 40 radio charts with her new single "Pyramid" featuring Virgin Isles singer Iyaz! Charice first found herself with a worldwide audience on YouTube, and she's since appeared on Oprah and the Ellen Degeneres show. O...

  • American Hi-Fi To release Fight The Frequency

    posted on March 24, 2010
    American Hi-Fi

    American Hi-Fi is ready to FIGHT THE FREQUENCY and back to their roots with their fourth studio album, due out June 22 on their own label, Hi-Fi Killers/The Ascot Club. It’s the highly anticipated follow-up to 2005’s HEARTS ON PARADE (Maverick). It w...

  • Ane Brun To release 4 Albums

    posted on March 24, 2010
    Ane Brun

    On April 27th, Ane will release her currently unavailable in the US catalog via Amazon.com. These fan faves will be available @ all digital retail outlets on May 5th. Ane will be the main support in the US for Peter Gabriel on his amazing "New Blood"...

  • yU To release Before Taxes

    posted on March 24, 2010

    yU, a member of the celebrated hip-hop group Diamond District, is proud to announce the release of his solo album Before Taxes. The album showcases the incomparable skill and talent displayed on his group effort, while pushing this dynamic artist int...

  • Sergio Mendes To release Bom Tempo

    posted on March 24, 2010
    Sergio Mendes

    On May 4th, Sergio Mendes will release his new album, Bom Tempo, on Concord Records following his 2008 Encanto release. Bom Tempo, produced by Sergio himself, showcases songs from the crème de la crème of Brazilian songwriters and also features a so...

  • Glee To release The Power of Madonna

    posted on March 24, 2010

    The excitement continues to build for the prime time return of Fox’s hit comedy Glee on Tuesday April 13, 2010. The excitement continues one week later with the release of The Power of Madonna on Tuesday April 20th. The Power of Madonna marks the ...

  • Stars To release The Five Ghosts

    posted on March 24, 2010

    Canadian indie-pop/rock revolutionaries, Stars announce their US tour will start June 1, 2010 in Boston at the Paradise Rock Club. The tour will serve as a special introduction to their new album, The Five Ghosts. Available on June 22, The Five Ghost...

  • Jacki-O To release Griselda Blanco

    posted on March 24, 2010

    Artist/author, Jacki-O, is back with the new street album “Griselda Blanco”. The 1st single off the mixtape ‘How You Been’, has been serviced to urban radio and mix shows nationally. Jacki-O debuted in 2003 with the controversial rap song ‘Nookie’, ...

  • Unnatural Helpers To release Cracked Love & Other Drugs

    posted on March 24, 2010
    Unnatural Helpers

    The Unnatural Helpers have been banging around Seattle for a few years now as the perennial hobbyhorse of singer / drummer / songwriter / sole consistent member Dean Whitmore, who has also spent time with such Seattle outfits as the Intelligence, Wel...

  • Olney Clark To release self-titled

    posted on March 24, 2010
    Olney Clark

    "Josefin the Writer" is the first video from Olney Clark's striking self-titled debut, out April 13th on their own Friendly Police UK label. The hand drawn video was animated and directed by Tokyo based Hanae Seida, an talented up-in-coming illustrat...

  • Bibi Tanga To release Dunya

    posted on March 24, 2010
    Bibi Tanga

    Afro-funk bandleader Bibi Tanga and groove-heavy accompaniment The Selenites are excited to team up with Nat Geo Music in preparation for their American debut release of Dunya on June 1.

  • Hawthorne Heights To release Skeletons

    posted on March 23, 2010
    Hawthorne Heights

    Hawthorne Heights prepares to release their Wind Up Records debut, Skeletons on June 1st. Fans who pre-order the record from the band's official website will get a limited edition lithograph with their name in the album artwork (offer expires on Apri...

  • The Glitch Mob To release Drink The Sea

    posted on March 23, 2010
    The Glitch Mob

    Selling out major venues from coast to coast simply by word of mouth, The Glitch Mob has become a festival favorite, rocking crowds from Lollapalooza to Red Rocks to upcoming key slots at Coachella and Ultra with their visceral, innovative performanc...

  • The Lights To release Failed Graves

    posted on March 23, 2010
    The Lights

    "We were music punk; they were social punk. We were punk against rock & roll and restrictive categories - it was natural that we would want to make music that was different because that, for us, made a punk band!" Mike Watt speaking on the Minutemen.

  • Discover America To release Future Paths

    posted on March 23, 2010
    Discover America

    Discover America, the one-man band from singer-songwriter Chris Staples, will release his sophomore album Future Paths on April 27th through his new label home, Lujo Records. Formerly a member of acclaimed bands Telekinesis and Twothirtyeight, Staple...

  • Kottonmouth Kings To release Long Live The Kings

    posted on March 23, 2010
    Kottonmouth Kings

    It is the dawn of a new era in the Kottonmouth Kingdom, and on April 20th, 2010, the Kottonmouth Kings will unleash their eleventh studio album Long Live The Kings. For the release of this epic recording, the Kottonmouth Kings have reinvented themse...

  • Outasight To release Further

    posted on March 23, 2010

    Outasight is gearing up for the release of his first commercial release, a digital EP titled Further. The EP comes as a follow-up to the incredibly successful mixtape of the same name that dropped as a free digital download in December of 2009, accr...

  • The Joy Formidable To release A Balloon called Moaning

    posted on March 23, 2010
    The Joy Formidable

    Wales trio The Joy Formidable is the first band signed to Black Bell Records, the label founded by Passion Pit's Ayad Al Adhamy. The band's debut release on Black Bell will be an 8-song EP titled A Balloon Called Moaning on May 4. The EP was record...

  • Airship To release Algebra

    posted on March 23, 2010

    Following standout tracks on limited compilation EP’s through Leeds’ Dance To The Radio, and Manchester’s Love & Disaster labels, and coupled with a healthy blog following, Airship ready their debut EP ‘Algebra' for release on May 10th.

  • Misery To release Evil Is Crowned

    posted on March 22, 2010

    Hard Hitting Long Island metallers MISERY have just confirmed a show with the band Anvil in New York, NY. The show is going to be at the Gramercy Theater on March 19th. Tickets are on sale now so make sure you don’t miss your chance to see MISERY t...

  • Andy Bell To release Non-Stop

    posted on March 22, 2010
    Andy Bell

    Connoisseurs of deluxe dance-pop, seductive electro anthems and gold-plated disco grooves - lend me your ears, Andy Bell releases a brand new album, Non-Stop, on May 25th 2010.

  • Archie Bronson Outfit To release Coconut

    posted on March 22, 2010
    Archie Bronson Outfit

    Coconut by the London trio Archie Bronson Outfit is coming out tomorrow (3-23) on Domino Records! Coconut is the follow up to ABO's 2006 record Derang Derang and features the Archie's incredible one-two-punch of high-strung energy and demented groove...

  • Microbunny To release 49 Swans

    posted on March 22, 2010

    Many people file King Cobb Steelie in the “Where are they now?” file. However, a more appropriate filing should be “What could have been.” Al Okada knows this filing system all too well. In his seven years as a founding member of King Cobb Steelie...

  • Karen Elson To release The Ghost Who Walks

    posted on March 22, 2010
    Karen Elson

    Karen Elson's The Ghost Who Walks marks the debut solo release from the British singer/songwriter. Her transformation from fashion’s favorite redheaded ingénue to beguiling chanteuse has been something of a slow burn. In 2003 she provided vocals for ...

  • Trek Life To release Rhymes Within Reason

    posted on March 22, 2010
    Trek Life

    West coast rapper Trek Life has teamed up with fellow left coast producer J.Bizness to release a brand new (and free) 10 song EP. Titled Rhymes Within Reason, the EP is produced entirely by the IllRegular Instrumentals producer, who laces Trek with h...

  • Grovesnor To release Soft Return

    posted on March 22, 2010

    Grovesnor aka Rob Smoughton, drummer for UK electro-pop outfit Hot Chip and glitch-troubadour in his own right, has announced the debut of his solo album, ironically titled Soft Return, on May 25th through Lo Recordings. Grovesnor blends silky vocals...

  • Jo Dee Messina To release Unmistakable: Love

    posted on March 22, 2010
    Jo Dee Messina

    Multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated Country singer/songwriter JO DEE MESSINA will release her first new material in six years on April 27 with the first in a trilogy of EPs to be issued throughout the year. The initial installment, “Unmistakable: Lo...

  • Moby To release Wait For Me Remixes!

    posted on March 22, 2010

    On May 18th, Moby will release ‘Wait For Me. Remixes!’, an album consisting of reworked versions of tracks from the critically acclaimed ‘Wait For Me’, released through Mute last year. Moby has enlisted some of dance music’s biggest names for the pr...

  • Agnes To release Dance Love Pop

    posted on March 20, 2010

    Agnes is not your typical “New Artist.” Actually, she’s not really that new — certainly not if “new” means a lack of experience. She is new in the sense that she has recently been discovered by American audiences, who are quickly following suit behi...

  • Jose James To release For All We Know

    posted on March 20, 2010
    Jose James & Jef Neve

    American-born, London-based vocal sensation José James makes his U.S. debut with his stellar standards set For All We Know. "A labor of love" is how José James describes his May 11, 2010, release For All We Know, his first American release and his fi...

  • Erykah Badu To release New Amerykah Part 2

    posted on March 19, 2010
    Erykah Badu

    Erykah Badu has revealed the cover artwork for her upcoming fifth studio album, NEW AMERYKAH PART TWO: RETURN OF THE ANKH, which will be released by Universal Motown Records on 3.30 2010 AD (((333))).

  • Pete Francis To release The Movie We Are In

    posted on March 19, 2010
    Pete Francis

    New York City based singer-songwriter Pete Francis is set to release his new album The Movie We Are In on May 18. Movie is Pete's first album recorded in Los Angeles with a new band including members of Gnarls Barkley, Queens of the Stone Age, Nine I...

  • Miles Kurosky To release The Desert of Shallow Effects

    posted on March 18, 2010
    Miles Kurosky

    Miles Kurosky, former lead singer and songwriter of indie rock heroes Beulah, released his first solo album, The Desert of Shallow Effects, March 9 on Majordomo/Shout! Factory. Miles has released a video for “Dog in the Burning Building,” which ha...

  • Donn T To release Kaleidoscopic

    posted on March 18, 2010
    Donn T

    The soulful, futuristic dance music on songstress Donn T's KALEIDOSCOPIC (due this June from MoreAboutMusic Records) embodies all these superlatives and more. This forward-facing singer-songwriter from the streets of Philadelphia satisfies all expect...

  • Jason Boland To release High In The Rockies Live

    posted on March 18, 2010
    Jason Boland and The Stragglers

    Jason Boland and The Stragglers—acclaimed for their distinctive, hard-charging and rootsy brew of country and rock—achieve a new artistic peak with HIGH IN THE ROCKIES: A LIVE ALBUM. Due for release on April 20, the 80-minute, proudly overdub-free ...

  • Pharoahe Monch To release W.A.R. (We Are Renegades)

    posted on March 18, 2010
    Pharoahe Monch

    Pharoahe Monch is on the front lines once again and this time it's bigger than just album talk. Monch is gearing up to release his new project W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) through a partnership with Duck Down Music, while establishing his company W.A.R...

  • Grandpa Elliott To release Sugar Sweet

    posted on March 17, 2010
    Grandpa Elliott

    Playing for Change Records & Concord Music Group are proud to release Grandpa Elliott’s debut album Sugar Sweet at traditional retail outlets April 6th! The legendary New Orleans street performer and Playing for Change vocalist will also be performi...

  • Christian Scott To release Yesterday You Said Tomorrow

    posted on March 17, 2010
    Christian Scott

    On March 30, 2010 star trumpeter Christian Scott will release Yesterday You Said Tomorrow, his highly anticipated, all-new 10-song collection. This highly anticipated, all-new 10-song collection features a Thom Yorke (Radiohead) cover of 'The Eraser'...

  • Gucci Mane To release The Burrprint 2

    posted on March 17, 2010
    Gucci Mane

    Rapper Gucci Mane, along with 1017 Bricksquad/Asylum/Warner Bros. Records, have announced plans to release the first installment in a series of commercial mixtapes, The Burrprint 2, a follow-up to the biggest mixtape release of 2009. The Burrprint 2 ...

  • Bobby McFerrin To release VOCAbuLarieS

    posted on March 17, 2010
    Bobby McFerrin

    VOCAbuLarieS is Bobby McFerrin music for the 21st century. It is unlike anything the 10-time Grammy-winner has ever recorded. An ambitious project several years in the making, it draws from the array of influences that have long contributed to McFerr...

  • Tino Coury To release Diary

    posted on March 17, 2010
    Tino Coury

    Tino Coury is ready to introduce himself to the pop world with the single “Diary.” It’s a canny combination of exhilarating pop, slamming beats and lyrical drama, which is the essence of the 21-year-old singer/songwriter/producer’s craft. The song i...

  • Grey Matter To release Breathe

    posted on March 17, 2010
    Grey Matter

    Now available for free download is Grey Matter's micro-album entitled "Breathe". Most artists release singles but Illustrate and TEMPERMENTAL didn't feel satisfied with giving you just one song. A single track didn't fully capture the vibe that Grey ...

  • You Me At Six To release Hold Me Down

    posted on March 16, 2010
    You Me At Six

    They may not be the most common name in the alternative pop rock scene right now but You Me At Six is sure to be an undeniable force after the kids in the US get a listen to their new record that comes out today "Hold Me Down". They've played Warped ...

  • Melissa Etheridge To release Fearless Love

    posted on March 16, 2010
    Melissa Etheridge

    On April 27, Melissa Etheridge will release her new album Fearless Love on Island Records. Produced by John Shanks (Sheryl Crow, Alanis Morissette, Bon Jovi) Fearless Love expands on the multiple strengths that have made Etheridge one of the most be...

  • Fortune To release Staring At The Ice Melt

    posted on March 16, 2010

    Friends, we’ve got something really cool for you! It’s the “Gimme” EP from Thomas Mars (Phoenix) favorite new band, Fortune! To celebrate the release of this new EP and the forthcoming debut album Staring At The Ice Melt (both released March 23), For...

  • Follow the Train To release Mercury

    posted on March 16, 2010
    Follow the Train

    Louisville, KY natives Follow the Train spent the last year in the studio crafting their shimmering new album Mercury, a lushly detailed collection of music that is packed with ideas and brimming with emotion at every corner. Produced by Kevin Ratt...

  • The 88 To release No One Here

    posted on March 16, 2010
    The 88

    The 88 announced today that they have released a new five-song EP No One Here exclusively via iTunes. The title track of the EP is something fans of the hit CBS comedy show How I Met Your Mother should be especially interested in, as the song was fe...

  • I Declare War To release Malevolence

    posted on March 16, 2010
    I Declare War

    I Declare War has officially been signed as the fifth band to Artery Recordings, the new joint venture between The Artery Foundation and Razor & Tie. Founded in 2005, the death metal band is comprised of five guys in their 20s out of Seattle, Washin...

  • Nas To release Distant Relatives

    posted on March 16, 2010
    Nas & Damian Marley

    Nas and Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley are proud to announce the release of their highly-anticipated collaborative studio album, Distant Relatives (Universal Republic) on Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Featuring the signature instrumentation and musicianship of Da...

  • Of Mice and Men To release self-titled

    posted on March 16, 2010
    Of Mice & Men

    Over the past year or so that I have been actively writing about the music industry and the scene, I have began to listen to genres that I never thought I would, and one of those is screamo/hardcore. Most often the music choices I make in that genre ...

  • Murs To release ForNever

    posted on March 16, 2010
    Murs & 9th Wonder

    Underground rap stalwart Murs reunites with 9th Wonder for ForNever, the pair’s third collaborative album. The 10-track collection features “I Used To Luv Her,” a remake of Common’s mid-1990s classic, as well as "The Problem Is...", a powerful exami...

  • SIA To release We Are Born

    posted on March 16, 2010

    Sia is excited to announce Monkey Puzzle/Jive Records will release her new album, We Are Born, on June 22. The record is the highly anticipated follow-up to her 2007 smash, Some People Have Real Problems, and was produced by Greg Kurstin (Kylie Minog...

  • Mishka To release Talk About

    posted on March 15, 2010

    Named 2009’s Best New Artist by digital music leader, iTunes, j.k. livin artist Mishka releases his new album, “Talk About,” on March 30th 2010. Mega-producer Butch Walker (Pete Yorn, Pink, Fall Out Boy) infuses some of his mainstream melodies on tw...

  • Bertell To release Goin Hard

    posted on March 15, 2010

    From college basketball player to the studio. From homelessness to Capitol Records, Bertell has experienced a true rollercoaster ride to a destination of dreams and accomplishments. Bertell is a 24-year old Houston native, who understood the notion “...

  • Nikki and Rich To release Greatest Hits

    posted on March 15, 2010
    Nikki & Rich

    Nikki & Rich, releasing their debut album in 2010, are Nikki Leonti, a California-born pastor’s daughter who grew up singing in church, and Rich Velonskis, a Queens, NY-born former DJ and established hip-hop/R&B producer who got his start spinning in...

  • All The Day Holiday To release The Things We've Grown To Love

    posted on March 15, 2010
    All The Day Holiday

    All The Day Holiday is a four-piece who has freshly come out of nowhere. With their rhythmically driven music and sophisticated melodies, ATHD songs have depth and purpose. The guitars and vocals give the music an vessel that embraces the music's sou...

  • Stanley Odd To release Oddio

    posted on March 15, 2010
    Stanley Odd

    The international six-piece hip-hop act Stanley Odd release their second single Think of a Number on March 22nd. Their uniquely infectious blend of hip-hop, funk and electronica creates an exhilarating live experience not to be missed. Stanley Odd’s ...

  • Belinda To release Carpe Diem

    posted on March 15, 2010

    Belinda Peregrín Schull was born in Madrid on August 15, 1989. At the age of 4 she moved to Mexico City where she has lived with her family ever since. At a very early age she showed an incredible talent for singing, acting and making home videos tha...

  • TRUTHLiVE To release The Unlearning

    posted on March 15, 2010

    Multi-talented emcee, producer, artist and owner of Interdependent Media, TRUTHLiVE continues to build anticipation for his upcoming debut album with the release of the pre-album EP, The UnLearning. The EP, now available for free download, has alread...

  • Sleigh Bells To release Treats

    posted on March 15, 2010
    Sleigh Bells

    Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells – comprised of Derek Miller (guitars/production) and Alexis Krauss (vocals) – will be releasing their debut album, Treats, on May 11th, 2010. Treats was produced by Derek Miller, with additional engineering by Shane Stoneba...

  • Dimitri From Paris To release Get Down With The Philly Sound

    posted on March 15, 2010
    Dimitri From Paris

    BBE Records proudly presents its 5th and arguably most exciting compilation with the French dj and ambassador of disco, Dimitri from Paris. This compilation focuses on Dimitri’s essential disco era tracks - made in Philadelphia, that feature the core...

  • DM Stith To release Heavy Ghost

    posted on March 13, 2010
    DM Stith

    Heavy Ghost, the debut album from DM Stith, cast an almost supernatural effect on reviewers and fans when it was released in March of 2009. Both groups acclaimed it as a stunning debut unlike anything else they had heard. NPR called the LP “complex… ...

  • Alpha Rev To release New Morning

    posted on March 13, 2010
    Alpha Rev

    Hollywood Record’s newest signing Alpha Rev chose their hometown of Austin, TX to film their first video for "New Morning," the premiere single and title track from their upcoming Hollywood Records debut CD. At the helm, Mark Pellington, acclaimed di...

  • Shunda K To release Da Backwoods EP

    posted on March 13, 2010
    Shunda K & Damp Heat

    Shunda K has been all over the world as member of Yo! Majesty and recently as a solo artist touring with Peaches in Australia. Home is where the heart is and one town Shunda K considers home is Austin, Texas. Teaming up with Austin-based rapper, Dam...

  • Christian Chavez To release Almas Transparentes

    posted on March 13, 2010
    Christian Chavez

    Christian Chavez's first solo album release Almas Transparentes on EMI Music Mexico will be in stores on March the 23th. New tracks from the album will be available for purchase exclusively on the iTunes Store every week for three weeks leading up th...

  • Seasick Steve To release Man From Another Time

    posted on March 13, 2010
    Seasick Steve

    Ryko is pleased to announce the U.S. release of Seasick Steve’s Man From Another Time on March 30, 2010. The tale of Seasick Steve is that of an anomaly in modern recorded music – signed in his 60’s, the US-born musician came to see a platinum-selli...

  • Moneypenny To release debut EP

    posted on March 12, 2010

    Moneypenny is an alluring female electro pop duo born from Chicago's burgeoning Nu-Indie scene and poised to pop in 2010. Though the group has yet to officially release any music, they've licensed three songs to ABC, played Lollapalooza and performed...

  • Infected Mushroom To release Killing Time Remix EP

    posted on March 12, 2010
    Infected Mushroom

    Infected Mushroom have announced their participation in this year's official Record Store Day with the exclusive import of the Killing Time Remix EP, a five-song collection of brand new versions of the track "Killing Time" from their latest album LEG...

  • TVTV To release debut

    posted on March 12, 2010

    "The Hives because they are my favorite live band, the Strokes because they are from NYC and are one of our favorite bands, and Empire of the Sun because they are just so fucking cool". Taking a look into who Josh Ocean, the lead singer of TV/TV woul...

  • Sing It Loud To release Come Around

    posted on March 12, 2010
    Sing It Loud

    If you went to the Warped Tour this year, or the Cheap Date tour, or are going to the new Motion City Soundtrack tour, then you probably have heard of this next band, whew! Pretty much attacking the road these last few months, Sing It Loud have been ...

  • Jim Lauderdale To release Patchwork River

    posted on March 12, 2010
    Jim Lauderdale

    Jim Lauderdale will release his new album Patchwork River (Thirty Tigers) May 11. He co-wrote the album--filled with such highlights as “Alligator Alley,” “Louisville Roll” and “Patchwork River”--with longtime Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter wh...

  • The Futureheads To release The Chaos

    posted on March 12, 2010
    The Futureheads

    The Futureheads' new full-length album, The Chaos will be released June 1st via Dovecote Records. The Chaos is the band's fourth album and arguably their most riotous to date. Following high-profile tours supporting the likes of The Pixies and Foo Fi...

  • Piebald To release The Early Years

    posted on March 12, 2010

    Piebald was perhaps one of the most beloved bands in the hardcore/ indie rock crossover genre. Starting out in 1994, the band released a ton of songs throughout their decorated career. Some of these songs are hard to find because most of the releases...

  • Gordon Voidwell To release Ivy League Circus Single

    posted on March 12, 2010
    Gordon Voidwell

    Will Johnson and his alter-ego, Gordon Voidwell, are a lot things – a trained vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and even published fashion writer. Just like the man behind the moniker, Voidwell’s retro-futuristic pop is a unique yet unified...

  • Shawn Fisher To release This is Me

    posted on March 12, 2010
    Shawn Fisher

    “When I started to write my own songs, I tried to just take in everything I heard and learn from it,” says Shawn Fisher. “It wasn’t until a few years later that I really began to figure out my own way of saying things.” And these days, judging by the...

  • Wicked Jones To release Supernatural Flesh

    posted on March 11, 2010
    Wicked Jones

    WICKED JONES once again creates hard rock and soul in a very delicious flavor with two new bonus tracks on the re-released EP, Supernatural Flesh this spring. Only to be followed up later on this year by the long awaited hard heavy hitting full leng...

  • Echo and The Bunnymen To release The Fountain

    posted on March 11, 2010
    Echo & The Bunnymen

    British post-punk legends Echo & The Bunnymen are launching their first US tour in support of their acclaimed new album, The Fountain. The shows are hot on the heels of the band’s recent tour celebrating their landmark album Ocean Rain that included ...

  • Bone Thugs-N-Harmony To release Uni5 The World's Enemy

    posted on March 11, 2010
    Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

    Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will launch a 34-city U.S. tour this spring in support of their long-awaited reunion album entitled Uni5: The World’s Enemy set for an April 27 release on BTNH Worldwide/ Asylum/ Warner Bros. Records. Krayzie, Wish, Layzie and F...

  • Kokane To release Gimmie All Mine

    posted on March 11, 2010

    To say that music courses thru Kokane’s veins would be an understatement, as besides being an accomplished multi-dimensional artist (writing, producing, rapper, singer) in his own right, he is cousins with Big Hutch of the groundbreaking California d...

  • Makeba Riddick To release Change Up

    posted on March 11, 2010
    Makeba Riddick

    Makeba Riddick who has enjoyed hits with multi-platinum sellers like Beyonce’, Mariah Carey and Jennifer Lopez, to name a few is topping the Billboard Dance Charts and is well on her way to topping the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with two hot re...

  • TJay To release Take A Seat

    posted on March 11, 2010

    Talented upstate NY-based musician TJAY has knocked one “out of the park” with his much anticipated new album, "Take a Seat," which has already started receiving strong attention from fans and music critics alike. James Spina of 20/20 Magazine write...

  • The Wailing Wall To release The Low Hanging Fruit

    posted on March 11, 2010
    The Wailing Wall

    The Wailing Wall's first record, Hospital Blossoms, released free on the JDub Records website, was downloaded well over 15,000 times by new fans all around the world. That project landed Jesse live spots on MTVU, WNYC Soundcheck, WFMU and Fearless M...

  • Daniel Lioneye To release VOL 2

    posted on March 11, 2010
    Daniel Lioneye

    The End Records is proud to announce the worldwide release of VOL. II from Daniel Lioneye (on Warner Bros. Records in Finland), the side project from members of HIM, on April 27th. Consisting of Linde (HIM) on guitars, bass and vocals, Burton (HIM) o...

  • Konono No 1 To release Assume Crash Position

    posted on March 10, 2010
    Konono No 1

    Recorded in their home domain of Kinshasa, DR Congo by Congotronics series producer Vincent Kenis, the long-anticipated follow-up to Konono's 2005 debut, Conogotronics 1, sees their trademark thrilling junkyard sonics and relentlessly hypnotic percus...

  • As I Lay Dying To release The Powerless Rise

    posted on March 10, 2010
    As I Lay Dying

    As I Lay Dying will release their fifth full-length album THE POWERLESS RISE May 11 via Metal Blade Records. AS I LAY DYING is currently putting the finishing touches on THE POWERLESS RISE in San Diego with producer Adam Dutkiewicz of Killswitch Enga...

  • Here We Go Magic To release Pigeons

    posted on March 10, 2010
    Here We Go Magic

    Here We Go Magic is a five-piece band made up of members Luke Temple, Kristina Lieberson, Michael Bloch, Jennifer Turner, and Peter Hale. They originally came together in New York in early 2009 through a series of chance encounters, overheard convers...

  • Brad Senne To release Aerial Views

    posted on March 10, 2010
    Brad Senne

    Minneapolis singer songwriter, Brad Senne, will release Aerial Views on April 6th through Grain Belt Records/The Orchard. Originally released in limited quantities in 2009, the album now features two new songs and has been re-mixed with added instrum...

  • Bad Religion To release 30 Years Live

    posted on March 10, 2010
    Bad Religion

    2010 marks the 30th anniversary of quintessential Los Angeles punk rock pioneers Bad Religion and the band will kick off their celebration at House of Blues in Anaheim, CA on March 17th, followed by a big list of festival and headlining club shows th...

  • Flex To release La Esencia Romantic Style Part 3

    posted on March 10, 2010

    “Besos de Amor” is the title of the newest FLEX song which will arrive to radio stations in the next few days. The song was co-written by FLEX, Reynold Martinez and Ricky Rick who also performs a duet in the song. The accompanying video "Besos de Am...

  • Lisa Papineau To release Red Trees

    posted on March 10, 2010
    Lisa Papineau

    The highly-accomplished singer/composer Lisa Papineau releases her Sargent House debut, Red Trees this spring. The album is the second solo venture from the active collaborator known for her vocal contributions to Air and M83, as well as writing with...

  • Lenny White To release Anomaly

    posted on March 10, 2010
    Lenny White

    Following his triumphant worldwide reunion tour with Return To Forever in 2008 and separate trio tours in 2009 with Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke and pianist Hiromi with Clarke, Lenny White was primed to put out his own recording, his first as a lea...

  • Cornershop To release Judy Sucks A Lemon For Breakfast

    posted on March 10, 2010

    Cornershop will release Judy Sucks A Lemon For Breakfast on April 20, 2010 in North America through their label, Ample Play. Released in the UK and Europe this past summer to critics’ delight, this is the follow up to 2002’s critically acclaimed Han...

  • Cate Le Bon To release Me Oh My

    posted on March 10, 2010
    Cate Le Bon

    You may recognize Cate Le Bon's name from her featured guest vocals on Neon Neon's "I Lust You." Her name may ring a bell because of her UK label deal on Super Furry Animals front man Gruff Rhys', Irony Bored Records. But it is Cate Le Bon's dark ...

  • Yancy To release Rock-N-Happy Heart

    posted on March 10, 2010

    Yancy is redefining youthful worship with Rock-N-Happy Heart, which was released in stores nationwide on March 2nd via Pure Blue Records and Word Distribution, a Warner/Curb company. Geared toward pre-teens but effective for kids of all ages, the wor...

  • Jeff Beck To release Emotion and Commotion

    posted on March 9, 2010
    Jeff Beck

    For his first studio album in seven years, Grammy-winning guitarist and rock n roll legend Jeff Beck returns with an eclectic mix of tracks that find the guitar virtuoso accompanied by a handpicked cast of talented musicians, as well as several songs...

  • Grupo Fantasma To release El Existential

    posted on March 9, 2010
    Grupo Fantasma

    Grupo is a 10 piece Latin Funk Orchestra hailing out of Austin, Tx. who has backed Prince and Spoon on a number of occasions and their last album, 'Sonidos Gold' was nominated for a Grammy for "Best Latin Rock or Alternative". In this latest release,...

  • City Center To release Spring St

    posted on March 9, 2010
    City Center

    NYC-based City Center aka Fred Thomas and Ryan Howard of Saturday Looks Good To Me (Polyvinyl, K Records) have announced a full DIY spring tour in support of their Quite Scientific Records debut, a limited edition EP called Spring St.

  • NaShay To release R U Ready

    posted on March 9, 2010

    South of the City of Angels lives a vibrant, small and extremely multi-cultural town called Carson, CA. This is the home of R&B princess Na’Shay who is signed to the renowned Ruthless Records. Na’Shay, with her angelic tone, is Ruthless Records’...

  • Jana Mashonee To release New Moon Born

    posted on March 9, 2010
    Jana Mashonee

    With the April 27 release of her new album New Moon Born, Grammy nominee and eight-time NAMMY (Native American Music Award) winner Jana Mashonee has created a work that showcases the singer, songwriter, musician, author and entrepreneur’s powerful vo...

  • DaVinci To release Day The Turf Stood Still

    posted on March 9, 2010

    After much hard work, DaVinci is excited to finally release his debut album, The Day The Turf Stood Still. Steadily building momentum for this album with a series pre-album leaks and singles, culminating in the release of DaVinci's "What You Finna Do...

  • Suckers To release Wild Smile

    posted on March 9, 2010

    Brooklyn four-piece SUCKERS will be releasing their debut full-length, Wild Smile, on June 8 through NYC tastemaker label Frenchkiss Records (Les Savy Fav, The Dodos, Local Natives, The Antlers and more). The album was recorded, produced and mixed i...

  • Color of Clouds To release Satellite of Love

    posted on March 9, 2010
    Color of Clouds

    Brooklyn-based trio Color of Clouds will digitally self-release their debut album Satellite of Love on April 6th, 2010, a follow up to last year's well-received EP The Look. A new band by old friends, Color of Clouds is fronted by singer-songwriter a...

  • Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip To release The Logic Of Chance

    posted on March 9, 2010
    dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip

    With the free-flowing rhyme’n’bass opener Sick Tonight, old school dancefloor hip-hop of The Beat and the euphoric Italo-disco of Get Better, le sac Vs Pip have delivered a second album of beat led polemics; instantly danceable, yet increasingly vita...

  • GBH To release Perfume and Piss

    posted on March 9, 2010

    After years of speculation, groundbreaking English hardcore band GBH has announced plans to release their eleventh studio album, Perfume and Piss, via Hellcat Records on April 5. There isn't a self-respecting gutter punk, hardcore kid or subcultural ...

  • Sleepy Sun To release Fever

    posted on March 9, 2010
    Sleepy Sun

    Sleepy Sun is a California band from many Californias. They hail from the rolling oak and sage hills of Sierra Gold Country, The San Francisco Peninsula, where Kesey raged and the Dead were once Warlocks, and the forever-sunshine climes of the Southl...

  • Martin Sexton To release Sugarcoating

    posted on March 8, 2010
    Martin Sexton

    Sugarcoating, Martin Sexton's new studio album (April 6 release) finds this one-of-a-kind writer/artist doing what he does best: locating larger truths within the specific details of the life he’s living. “I write from personal experience — my own ha...

  • Band of Horses To release Infinite Arms

    posted on March 8, 2010
    Band of Horses

    Band of Horses, the Low Country’s premier rock n’ roll outfit, will release their third full length LP, entitled Infinite Arms, on May 18th through Brown Records/ Fat Possum Records/ Columbia Records. The album package will feature the photography of...

  • Dark Dark Dark To release Bright Bright Bright

    posted on March 8, 2010
    Dark Dark Dark

    On March 9, Dark Dark Dark releases the stunning six-song EP Bright Bright Bright on Supply and Demand Music. Hailing from New Orleans, New York and Minneapolis, the chamber-folk sextet have yielded a lush and intoxicating follow-up to their 2008 ful...

  • Judas Priest To release British Steel: Legacy Edition

    posted on March 8, 2010
    Judas Priest

    In the summer and fall of 2009, while on tour throughout North America and Japan, Judas Priest celebrated the 30th anniversary of the album British Steel at each of their concert stops. Each night featured a complete performance of their breakthroug...

  • Jawbreaker To release Unfun

    posted on March 8, 2010

    Blackball Records presents the 20th anniversary edition of Jawbreaker's beloved 1990 debut album Unfun--twelve groundbreaking tracks (sixteen on the CD) that captured the very inception of emo's big band and launched a galaxy of young, earnest bands ...

  • Rhymefest To release El Che

    posted on March 8, 2010

    While originally slated for release on May 18, Grammy Award winner, Rhymefest, will unleash his highly anticipated El Che album on June 8, 2010 via dN|Be Entertainment. Distributed by EMI, the full length LP features production from beatsmiths Scram ...

  • Baaba Maal To release Television

    posted on March 8, 2010
    Baaba Maal

    Legendary Senegalese singer and star of the world stage Baaba Maal will head out on a coast to coast U.S. tour this spring, marking his first stateside dates in four years. The master musician will also make his debut on the Bonnaroo stage this June,...

  • Tia Fuller To release Decisive Steps

    posted on March 6, 2010
    Tia Fuller

    The astonishingly gifted, Colorado-born, alto / soprano saxophonist / flautist Tia Fuller is at home at all points of the musicverse - from her show-stopping solos as a member of superstar Beyoncé's all-female band, to her scintillatingly swinging ja...

  • Kirk Whalum To release The Gospel According To Jazz Chapter 3

    posted on March 6, 2010
    Kirk Whalum

    Eight-time Grammy nominated jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum will release the long-awaited third installment in his popular genre-bridging gospel jazz series with a special package and unique online marketing campaign. The star-studded live celebration T...

  • Sachal Vasandani To release We Move

    posted on March 6, 2010
    Sachal Vasandani

    "My music always starts off with jazz, but can end up in any number of places because of all my different influences. I guess I value the freedom to explore as much as the discipline of tradition," says Sachal Vasandani. That's Sachal Vasandani refle...

  • Mumiy Troll To release Polar Bear EP

    posted on March 6, 2010
    Mumiy Troll

    This SxSW you’ll finally have the chance to meet the Russian band everyone is a-tingle about – MUMIY TROLL. If it hadn’t been for frontman Ilya Lagutenko’s explosive appendix last year, you’d already have had a passionate love affair well underway. ...

  • Angelique Kidjo To release OYO

    posted on March 5, 2010
    Angelique Kidjo

    Angelique Kidjo, whom TIME has deemed “Africa’s premier diva,” collaborates with Bono, one of the continent’s most ardent supporters, on her new album, OYO. Upon hearing music from the album, he very much wanted to contribute, and so he joined her an...

  • Angela McCluskey To release You Could Start A Fight In An Empty House

    posted on March 5, 2010
    Angela McCluskey

    Scottish-born chanteuse and force of nature Angela McCluskey returns with her first solo album in years, You Could Start a Fight in an Empty House, her much-anticipated follow-up to her acclaimed solo debut, The Things We Do. The album’s first singl...

  • Rafter To release Animal Feelings

    posted on March 5, 2010

    Rafter’s Animal Feelings, out April 13th on Asthmatic Kitty, struts cleanly from one hit to the next, speakers blowing, bodies moving, club lights flashing. Full of FM-ready pop gems playfully sabotaged by Rafter’s fearless mouth, the album is an exh...

  • Codeine Velvet Club To release self-titled

    posted on March 5, 2010
    Codeine Velvet Club

    Codeine Velvet Club, the new musical project from The Fratellis’ Jon Lawler (AKA Jon Fratelli) and singer/songwriter Lou Hickey, will release their self-titled U.S. debut April 6th on Dangerbird Records. The album will be available for digital purcha...

  • Funki Porcini To release On

    posted on March 5, 2010
    Funki Porcini

    James Braddell AKA Funki Porcini returns with his 5th album for Ninja Tune, his first since 2002's "Fast Asleep". Mixing together surreal jazz, found noise, synthetic strangeness and dream logic. “On” is as beautiful and odd as anything he has made. ...

  • Quitzow To release Juice Water

    posted on March 4, 2010

    Multi-instrumentalist songwriter Erica Quitzow will release her latest record, Juice Water June 1st on Young Love Records. A follow up to 2008’s critically lauded Art College, Juice Water finds Quitzow creating bubbly, effervescent pop that’s as spun...

  • Cady Groves To release The Life of a Pirate

    posted on March 4, 2010
    Cady Groves

    March 23th, 2010 will the upcoming EP from Cady Groves entitled The Life of a Pirate be released. Do you enjoy Never Shout Never, Paramore or Dixie Chicks? Well, I bet you will love Cady Groves!

  • Godsmack To release The Oracle

    posted on March 4, 2010

    Multi-platinum selling artist Godsmack are preparing to release their highly anticipated album, The Oracle. With two consecutive number one albums on the Billboard Top 200 (Faceless and IV) and their latest single "Cryin' Like A Bitch" rapidly climbi...

  • An Horse To release Beds Rearranged EP

    posted on March 4, 2010
    An Horse

    On March 23rd, Q Prime's Mom+Pop Music Company will release An Horse's Beds Rearranged EP. The five-song collection will be available at all digital retailers. A limited edition bundle pairing their full-length 2009 album, Rearrange Beds, with the re...

  • E-40 To release Revenue Retrievin Night Day Shift

    posted on March 4, 2010

    Bay Area ambassador, E-40 is gearing up to release two new epic albums on March 30, 2010. With 38 brand new slaps, E-40's Revenue Retrievin’ Night Shift and Revenue Retrievin’ Day Shift, will be sure to knock in your scraper! Both albums feature an...

  • Hacienda To release Big Red & Barbacoa

    posted on March 4, 2010

    Big Red & Barbacoa is the second album by South Texas' Hacienda, and like its predecessor Loud Is The Night (Alive 2008), it was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. Recorded on the tail-end of a year playing clubs and festivals across North A...

  • Ellen Allien To release Dust

    posted on March 4, 2010
    Ellen Allien

    Ellen Allien, owner of the BPitch Control label and queen of Berlin's more delicately woven rave music, has been tinkering with the sound of the city for over a decade now. What has remained from all these years – packed with great releases, highly o...

  • Scott Hardkiss To release Come On Come On Part 2

    posted on March 3, 2010
    Scott Hardkiss

    We're excited to present the new EP from Scott Hardkiss Come On, Come On (Part II) which features all new remixes that take the unique track into completely different sonic territories! Dean & Britta, Joaquin “Joe” Claussell, and DJ Phunkae each put ...

  • Doves To release The Places Between The Best of

    posted on March 3, 2010

    So here we are, twelve years since Doves formed in Manchester and released the Cedar Room EP on the Casino Records imprint, and ten years since Doves epochal debut, Lost Souls was released on Astralwerks/Heavenly Recordings. In that time we have been...

  • Jennie Arnau To release Chasing Giants

    posted on March 3, 2010
    Jennie Arnau

    Jennie Arnau creates a unique blend of New York-nurtured South Carolina-born Grassroots rock. Her original blend of Americana, Alt-Country and rock along with her bold and bittersweet voice have lead more than one critic to describe her as a cross b...

  • Kurupt To release Streetlights

    posted on March 3, 2010

    Dogg Pound affiliate gangster-rapper extraordinaire and former Death Row franchise player Kurupt has announced plans for his fourth studio album entitled Streetlights set for an April 20th release on Kurupt's own Penagon Records along with Fontana/Un...

  • Midnight Kids To release Basement Dreams

    posted on March 3, 2010
    Midnight Kids

    Midnight Kids will make their debut 6 song EP, Basement Dreams, available for free as a digital download through March 15, 2010. After that, the EP will be available for purchase exclusively through the band’s Bandcamp website.

  • Audio Bullys To release Higher Than The Eiffel

    posted on March 3, 2010
    Audio Bullys

    Audio Bullys return with a new album on 29th March. Higher Than The Eiffel follows a four year gap since the pair’s second album, ‘Generation’ and sees Simon Franks and Tom Dinsdale recapture the energy and dancefloor instincts that made Audio Bullys...

  • Seasons After To release Through Tomorrow

    posted on March 3, 2010
    Seasons After

    Seasons After hails from the Air Capital of Wichita, KS. They are a five piece rock/metal band comprised of guitarists James Beattie and Chris Dawson, Vocalist Chris Shlichting, drummer Tim Rails, and bassist Michael Byers. Their radio-ready sound o...

  • The Whigs To release In The Dark

    posted on March 3, 2010
    The Whigs

    The Whigs are proud to announce a number of upcoming events as they gear up for the release of their new album, IN THE DARK, out March 16th on ATO Records. Known for their enthralling live show, the Athens, GA trio are currently on tour with Black Re...

  • Violent Soho To release self-titled

    posted on March 3, 2010
    Violent Soho

    They say good things come in twos. Some 35 years after Brisbane, Australia unleashed Ramones’ precursors The Saints on unsuspecting rock fans, the port capital of the Australian state of Queensland is once again the focus of the indie rock world, h...

  • Plants and Animals To release La La Land

    posted on March 3, 2010
    Plants and Animals

    Plants and Animals’ sophomore album, La La Land, will be released April 20th on Secret City Records. The band has much in the works leading up to this release – a striking new video for the new single “The Mama Papa,” several shows at SXSW, and a com...

  • Green River Ordinance To release Out of My Hands

    posted on March 3, 2010
    Green River Ordinance

    At the last minute, I sat down to experience a band I've known about for a while now. Green River Ordinance have just reached the ten year mark as a band which makes this group of 24 and 25 year olds something magical. Being together since they were ...

  • 65daysofstatic To release We Were Exploding Anyway

    posted on March 3, 2010

    65daysofstatic – the name still shrouded in inspirational ambiguity, the band still one of the most arresting live acts on the circuit – arrive at album four reborn. Following years of incessant touring, including tours with The Cure, not only all ov...

  • Crystal Antlers To release Little Sister Dead Horses

    posted on March 3, 2010
    Crystal Antlers

    Currently holed up on a small farm near the ocean in La Bufadora, Mexico writing their second album, Californian 6 piece Crystal Antlers (Damian Edwards – percussion, Jonny Bell - vocals/bass, Andrew King– guitar, Cora Foxx – organ, Kevin Stuart – dr...

  • Lauren Pritchard To release Jackson Sessions EP

    posted on March 3, 2010
    Lauren Pritchard

    Lauren Pritchard releases her debut EP 'The Jackson Sessions EP' on April 26th. Lead track 'When The Night Kills The Day' is a haunting, bluesy shuffle featuring the eerie sound of an ancient Steinway piano belonging to Ed Harcourt (who co-wrote the ...

  • mr Gnome To release Tastes Like Magic

    posted on March 2, 2010
    mr Gnome

    Critically-praised Cleveland duo Mr. Gnome has announced U.S. tour dates beginning in March in support of a new EP due out later this month. The EP, titled Tastes Like Magic will be released on vinyl and digital download on March 16th. The new songs ...

  • LoveLikeFire To release Tear Ourselves Away

    posted on March 2, 2010

    LoveLikeFire and Heist or Hit are thrilled to announce the release of Tear Ourselves Away, the debut full-length from the San Franciscan four-piece. Release digitally on March 1st 2010, the album will be available in stores in physical form starting ...

  • Lifehouse To release Smoke and Mirrors

    posted on March 2, 2010

    The wait is finally over for Lifehouse fans - the band's fifth studio album Smoke & Mirrors is on sale today. Smoke & Mirrors, already the top-selling album on iTunes, showcases two sides of Lifehouse: songs like "Smoke & Mirrors," "Wrecking Ball" a...

  • Moby To release Live from Montreal

    posted on March 2, 2010

    While in the midst of an extensive critically acclaimed US tour in Fall 2009, Moby recorded an intimate live performance at the Montreal iTunes store to a captivated audience. 'Moby iTunes Live from Montreal' becomes available around the world at iT...

  • Nive Nielsen To release Nive Sings

    posted on March 2, 2010
    Nive Nielsen

    Nive Nielsen (pronounced Nehvee) embarks on her first North-American adventure, kicking off March 4th in Montreal, bringing with her an all-encompassing passion for ukelele’s and cowboy boots. Debut EP "Nive Sings!" available digitally now.

  • Goldheart Assembly To release Wolves and Thieves

    posted on March 2, 2010
    Goldheart Assembly

    Goldheart Assembly are a London sextet in their early twenties who have been making waves across the pond for months, thanks in no small part to their sophisticated songwriting and joyous live shows. Their music is full of effortless six-part harmon...

  • Manchester Orchestra To release Live from SoHo

    posted on March 2, 2010
    Manchester Orchestra

    Columbia Records and Favorite Gentlemen Recordings are excited to announce that Manchester Orchestra's iTunes Live from SoHo is available for purchase exclusively on the iTunes store today, March 2nd. An amazing set that quickly turned the packed App...

  • Benni Hemm Hemm To release Retaliate EP

    posted on March 1, 2010
    Benni Hemm Hemm

    During a recent move to Edinburgh, Scotland, Iceland native Benni Hemm Hemm aka Benedikt Hermannsson learned two things: 1.) to speak Scottish, and 2.) that it's just as much fun recording at home as it is to record in Sundlaugin, the Sigur Rós studi...

  • Holy Hail To release The Dying (After) Party

    posted on March 1, 2010
    Holy Hail

    Intelligent Dance Music (IDM) has an unfortunate problem: it tends to be undanceable. Indeed, there is great intelligence behind the experimentation and risks taken by many producers, but it often lacks the rollicking bass lines, drum fills and lyric...

  • Meriwether To release Plug In The Snakes

    posted on March 1, 2010

    Baton Rouge rockers MERIWETHER announced the digital release date of their new album, Plug In The Snakes for March 22, 2010. The band will begin celebrating its new release with three high profile shows in Austin , TX at SXSW on March 19 and 20.

  • Super 400 To release Sweet Fist

    posted on March 1, 2010
    Super 400

    Super 400 has released their fifth studio album, Sweet Fist on Response Records/Rock Ridge Music. Recorded on tape at the famed Ardent Studios in Memphis, TN, with cover art by Klaus Voormann, the renowned creator of the Beatles' 'Revolver' album cov...

  • Netherfriends To release Barry and Sherry

    posted on March 1, 2010

    Based both on necessity and an amazing sense of adventure Netherfriends' Shawn Rosenblatt embarks on his 50 Songs 50 States project in April! Travelling around the country performing and writing songs with local musicians, Netherfriends will create a...

  • Setting Sun To release Fantasurreal

    posted on March 1, 2010
    Setting Sun

    Setting Sun, aka. prolific songwriter Gary Levitt, will release his latest record Fantasurreal this Summer. The fourth full-length from New York State’s leading indie folk pioneer, Fantasurreal finds Setting Sun exploring new, more electronic territo...

  • Herbie Hancock To release The Imagine Project

    posted on March 1, 2010
    Herbie Hancock

    Herbie Hancock’s “The Imagine Project”, the new CD from multiple Grammy-winning artist and musical pioneer Herbie Hancock, is an unprecedented international recording and film project featuring collaborations between music legend Herbie Hancock and o...

  • Gogol Bordello To release Trans-Continental Hustle

    posted on March 1, 2010
    Gogol Bordello

    Trans-Continental Hustle, the avidly-awaited fifth studio album from rebel rockers Gogol Bordello, will be released on American Recordings on April 27th. Produced by Rick Rubin, Trans-Continental Hustle is an extraordinary 13-song powerhouse that con...

  • Everest To release On Approach

    posted on March 1, 2010

    Everest’s bold sophomore LP, On Approach [due April 20 on Vapor Records], soars to new heights, and reveals a band that is both confident and unified. “We weren't a band for very long when we made Ghost Notes,” admits Russell Pollard (vocals, guitar,...

  • Devin The Dude To release Suite 420

    posted on March 1, 2010
    Devin The Dude

    Devin The Dude is ready to release his new album "Suite 420" on April 20th, 2010. Suite 420 features The Odd Squad (Jugg Mugg, Devin & Rob), Smit D (originally from the Facemob), 14K, Tony Mac, Ced-B, Kory-B, School-Boy, Alpha-Bet-D with production ...

  • Smile Empty Soul To release More Anxiety

    posted on March 1, 2010
    Smile Empty Soul

    Smile Empty Soul will release a new version of their previously unreleased “Anxiety” album on March 9th, 2010 through FOF Label Group/EMI. The album will be re-titled 'More Anxiety' and will contain the album's 17 tracks, along with a bonus DVD of li...

  • Soul Mafia To release MK Ultra

    posted on March 1, 2010
    Soul Mafia

    A jazz saxophonist/rapper/guitarist who looks like an MMA fighter; a classically trained pianist turned Hip Hop producer infatuated with ‘80s rock; a foster kid from Indianapolis who channeled his pain like a Hip Hop Marvin Gaye; and a young percussi...

  • The Lodger To release Flashbacks

    posted on March 1, 2010
    The Lodger

    'Flashbacks' is the third album from Leeds-based quartet The Lodger ("Refreshing, hook-filled simplicity" - Pitchfork / a long time favourite of ours), and is released on 26th April. 'Have A Little Faith In People' is the first single to be taken fro...