Lianne La Havas Goes for Adds

Posted on Aug 3, 2015
Lianne La Havas Goes for Adds

Lianne La Havas, the English singer / songwriter / guitarist whose Mercury Prize-nominated debut Is Your Love Big Enough? was named Album of the Year in 2012 by iTunes UK, has returned with sophomore album Blood. Inspired by a trip with her mother to visit their ancestral homeland of Jamaica, La Havas has pushed the boundaries of her sound […]

Tobias the Owl Goes for Adds

Posted on Aug 3, 2015
Tobias the Owl Goes for Adds

Elijah Dhawan, the Toronto-born singer-songwriter who performs as Tobias the Owl with a multiregional cast of musical collaborators, is no stranger to the road. Dhawan has spent years traveling – sometimes on foot – throughout North America, gathering a diverse set of influences from Texas roots and folk traditions, deep Southern bluegrass, Canadian indie rock, […]

Futurebirds Go For Adds with “twentyseven” Digital Single

Posted on Aug 3, 2015
Futurebirds Go For Adds with “twentyseven” Digital Single

The Athens, GA-based five-piece band Futurebirds is a touring band. They hit the road for months while looking for a label to release Baby Yaga in 2013, earning a reputation for playing chaotic live shows with the energy of primal, sweat-filled, cosmic rock revivals. After Fat Possum took notice and brought the band's blend of country, […]

The Bird and the Bee Perform on KCSN & are #9 at CMJ Radio 200; Bandmember Greg Kurstin Talks to Q Magazine

Posted on Aug 3, 2015
The Bird and the Bee Perform on KCSN & are #9 at CMJ Radio 200; Bandmember Greg Kurstin Talks to Q Magazine

The Bird and the Bee stopped by Los Angeles' KCSN 88.5 FM to do a live session last week, joining an incredibly impressive roster of artists – both obscure and huge – who have performed on the station in recent years. The band showed off a few essential cuts from new LP Recreational Love, which […]

Rolling Stone AU and the Mushroom Group Love Alpine; New Album Yuck is Top 40 at CMJ

Posted on Aug 3, 2015
Rolling Stone AU and the Mushroom Group Love Alpine; New Album Yuck is Top 40 at CMJ

"God it's sexy being Alpine," opines Michael Dwyer in the opening to his recent four start review of Alpine's Yuck in Rolling Stone Australia. "The hyperventilating rush of the Melbourne indie-electro sextet's helium-light debut of 2012," he continues, "is in a state of orgasmic escalation on album two." While other reviewers have praised the album for […]

Young Empires’ Sunshine Premieres on SPIN

Posted on Aug 3, 2015
Young Empires’ Sunshine Premieres on SPIN

Toronto trio Young Empires has been teasing debut LP The Gates all year, starting with the release of the upbeat, tribal singles “The Gates” and “So Cruel” and continuing now with the album’s third single, “Sunshine.” SPIN debuted the “dreamy, sun-soaked” video for the song, which it calls an “indie pop delicacy,” last month. According to […]

Also At Radio

Posted on Aug 3, 2015
Also At Radio

Lael Neale – I’ll Be Your Man (Liberal Arts) Aqueduct – Wild Knights (Aqueduct Music) Jeremy and the Harlequins – American Dreamer (Harlequins LLC) Zella Day – Kicker (Pinetop/Hollywood) Elohim – “She Talks Too Much” & “Xanax” [digital singles] (B3SCI) CHAPPO – Future Former Self (Votiv) NEEDS – NEEDS (File Under: Music) Sam Cohen – […]

New Music from Tobias the Owl – Get It Here

Posted on Jul 30, 2015
New Music from Tobias the Owl – Get It Here

Elijah Dhawan, the Toronto-born singer-songwriter who performs as Tobias the Owl with a multiregional cast of musical collaborators, is no stranger to the road. Dhawan has spent years traveling – sometimes on foot – throughout North America, gathering a diverse set of influences from Texas roots and folk traditions, deep Southern bluegrass, Canadian indie rock, […]

Aqueduct’s Wild Knights is City Arts’ “Album of the Month,” Debuts in the CMJ Top 100

Posted on Jul 30, 2015
Aqueduct’s Wild Knights is City Arts’ “Album of the Month,” Debuts in the CMJ Top 100

Seattle’s City Arts selected Aqueduct‘s Wild Knights as its “Album of the Month” for July, writing that “the songs are great and the record is magnetic.” Reviewer Jonathan Zwickel has a long history with the band, having interviewed mastermind David Terry years ago during the beginning of his music journalism career. On Wild Knights, he says, “Terry […]

Jeremy and the Harlequins are Interviewed by Groundsounds, Moving Up at CMJ

Posted on Jul 30, 2015
Jeremy and the Harlequins are Interviewed by Groundsounds, Moving Up at CMJ

Groundsounds has an interview, here, with Jeremy and the Harlequins bandleader Jeremy Fury. Read it to learn about how the band came together to record debut LP American Dreamer, a stunning collection of vintage-sounding rock ‘n’ roll that recalls Elvis, Buddy Holly, and Roy Orbison while giving them a dark and modern twist. Fury explained his love […]