New Music From The Dream Syndicate

Posted on Mar 25, 2020
New Music From The Dream Syndicate

When The Dream Syndicate emerged in the early 1980s, frontman Steve Wynn declared, “We’re playing music we want to hear because nobody else is doing it.” He added, “I’ll compromise on what I eat or where I sleep, but I won’t compromise on what music I play.” Both were true, and although their template of Velvet Underground […]

AllMusic Says Deap Lips is “Required Listening”

Posted on Mar 25, 2020
AllMusic Says Deap Lips is “Required Listening”

According to Allmusic, the new collaborative LP from The Flaming Lips and Deap Vally is “required listening for anyone already invested in either band and a wild, enjoyable listen for even the uninitiated.” The self-titled debut from Deap Lips is “a collaboration that stretches outside of its contributors’ expected roles,” the site says, and the […]

Leif Vollebekk Performs For KINK FM

Posted on Mar 25, 2020
Leif Vollebekk Performs For KINK FM

Leif Vollebekk visited KINK 101.9 FM in Portland, OR in January, and the resultant Bloodworks Live Studio session is great for comfort-watching at home if you’re missing the thrill of live music in these quarantined times. The multifaceted Montréalier played songs from his new album New Ways – at radio now – including “Transatlantic Flight,” “Apalachee […]

La Vague Paralléle Praises Pluralone’s To Be One With You

Posted on Mar 25, 2020
La Vague Paralléle Praises Pluralone’s To Be One With You

On Josh Kinghoffer’s debut album under the name Pluralone, “he took the liberty of doing an album in his own image: humble, pure, brilliant.” This is how La Vague Paralléle describes To Be One With You, which is at radio now. The site notes that Klinghoffer has been in the news recently because of his […]

Your EDM Gets “Savage” With Bahari

Posted on Mar 25, 2020
Your EDM Gets “Savage” With Bahari

We recently serviced “Savage,” the standout 2018 track from Bahari, along with Elohim‘s single “Group Therapy” and Mehro‘s “Perfume.” The songs were packaged together to promote The Group Therapy Tour, helmed by Elohim, which was set to storm North American this spring. Those plans have been put on hold, but the tracks are still at […]

Pluralone Speaks To American Songwriter

Posted on Mar 23, 2020
Pluralone Speaks To American Songwriter

American Songwriter has an interview with Josh Klinghoffer, the former Red Hot Chili Peppers member whose new Pluralone album To Be One with You is at radio now. The magazine describes the band as sounding ” like a mix of Smashing Pumpkins and Radiohead, [which] should please rock fans with its elastic vocals and thoughtful, pulsing […]

Gig Goer Compares Nick Leng To The Beatles And Shares His New Video

Posted on Mar 23, 2020
Gig Goer Compares Nick Leng To The Beatles And Shares His New Video

Gig Goer has the video for Nick Leng‘s “Music To Clean The House To,” a new advance single from his upcoming LP LEMONS. According to the site, “If The Beatles had released Magical Mystery Tour in 2020, ‘Music To Clean The House To’ could easily have had a spot on it. Fortunately for us, Nick […]

Nashville Scene Profiles Elohim

Posted on Mar 23, 2020
Nashville Scene Profiles Elohim

Elohim’s Group Therapy Tour has had a rough couple of weeks, and none of it has been the fault of her or her tourmates Bahari and Mehro. Now, of course, the whole tour has been sidelined due to Covid-19. But before that, the tour’s East Nashville show was canceled when a tornado flattened the venue. At […]

The Sights And Sounds Shares Mehro’s “Perfume” Video

Posted on Mar 23, 2020
The Sights And Sounds Shares Mehro’s “Perfume” Video

The Sights And Sounds describes Mehro, who has just released his debut single, as “a man with a voice, a dream, and his guitar.” The site continues, “Mehro strikes the perfect balance between the otherworldly and material worlds while revealing his keen musicianship and poetic lyricism… Replete with an atmospheric vibe and soulfully buoyant and […]

New Music From Deap Lips

Posted on Mar 20, 2020
New Music From Deap Lips

Deap Lips is a collaborative project between The Flaming Lips and Deap Vally. According to Deap Vally’s Lindsey Troy & Julie Edwards, who’ve been inspired by the Lips since 1999’s The Soft Bulletin, Wayne Coyne started following Deap Vally on Instagram after seeing them on tour with Wolfmother. He would tag them in random posts […]

Forbes Interviews Samantha Sidley

Posted on Mar 18, 2020
Forbes Interviews Samantha Sidley

“I wasn’t intentionally trying to be revolutionary,” Samantha Sidley tells Forbes in a recent interview about her barrier-breaking album Interior Person. She continues, “I was just trying to be honest. What’s the point of making art if you can’t be honest? I’m not going to stand up on stage in front of people and lie.” […]

Lido Pimienta Sings “Nada” For COLORS

Posted on Mar 18, 2020
Lido Pimienta Sings “Nada” For COLORS

According to its Youtube page, “COLORSXSTUDIOS is a unique aesthetic music platform showcasing exceptional talent from around the globe. COLORS focuses on the most distinctive new artists and original sounds in an increasingly fragmented and saturated scene. All COLORS shows seek to provide clear, minimalistic stage that shines a spotlight on the artists, giving them […]

The Casual Geekery Gives Song Of The Week Honors To Braids

Posted on Mar 16, 2020
The Casual Geekery Gives Song Of The Week Honors To Braids

The Casual Geekery recently bestowed “Song Of The Week” honors upon “Young Buck,” the advance single from Braids‘ upcoming Shadow Offering LP. Writes the site, “The band embraces the anxious, heady joys of desire. Among Braids’ many talents is their ability to take deep issues of the heart and sing about them in wonderfully catchy, […]

Leif Vollebekk is Interviewed by SYN Radio

Posted on Mar 16, 2020
Leif Vollebekk is Interviewed by SYN Radio

SYN Radio, a community-run station in Australia, recently interviewed Leif Vollebekk. Broadcast in Melbourne on 90.7 FM back on March 6, the feature is now available to stream worldwide. Learn all about Vollebekk's new album New Ways right here.

New Music From Nick Leng

Posted on Mar 11, 2020
New Music From Nick Leng

Nick Leng’s debut LP, LEMONS, is set for release via SOTA Recordings on April 24. The full-length follows two EPs, Tunnels and Planes and Drivers, which have racked up millions of streams online and found widespread support from the likes of Consequence of Sound, Vogue, and Christian Dior. LEMONS represents the next stage in the […]

Folk Radio Premieres “Sukhe Phool” From Yorkston/Thorne/Khan

Posted on Mar 11, 2020
Folk Radio Premieres “Sukhe Phool” From Yorkston/Thorne/Khan

Folk Radio celebrated Yorkston/Thorne/Khan‘s “Sukhe Phool,” from their new release Navarasa: Nine Emotions, as yesterday’s Song of the Day. The site also premiered the video for the song, along with some background from director Jack Barraclough: “James, Suhail and Jon’s collaboration is already so distinctive, and with the beautiful choreography added by Kali and Parbati, there […]

The Independent Applauds Leif Vollebekk’s New Ways

Posted on Mar 11, 2020
The Independent Applauds Leif Vollebekk’s New Ways

“Where before he was perhaps trying too hard to leave an impression of authenticity,” writes The Independent about Leif Vollebekk‘s New Ways LP, “here his piano playing is less hermetically sealed, with shivery notes of violin and deft percussion from Homer Steinweiss (The Dap-Kings, Amy Winehouse) adding ballast. The lyrics are heavy with poetic detail, […]

Billboard Premieres Alex Lilly’s “2% Milk” Video

Posted on Mar 9, 2020
Billboard Premieres Alex Lilly’s “2% Milk” Video

“I’m not totally sure exactly what it all means,” Alex Lilly recently told Billboard about the new video for her song “2% Milk,” taken from the album of the same name. As the magazine describes it, “The clip, directed by Sherry Romito, combines both black-and-white and color images of the bathing-capped swimmers in full routine — […]

Bandcamp Features The Good Ones

Posted on Mar 9, 2020
Bandcamp Features The Good Ones

Bandcamp recently did a scene report exploring “Six Artists Bridging Past and Present in Rwanda,” and – unsurprisingly – The Good Ones earned first mention. Writes Bandcamp, “Lifelong farmers living in a remote area with no electricity or running water, the trio sings emotionally uplifting folk songs about love and tragedy, using only acoustic guitar […]

New Music From Pluralone

Posted on Mar 5, 2020
New Music From Pluralone

Pluralone (pronounced “plural one”) is the new project from multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Josh Klinghoffer. While Klinghoffer is best known for his stint as guitarist in Red Hot Chili Peppers from 2009 until 2019, he has played and recorded with a variety of acts – including PJ Harvey, Beck, and Gnarls Barkley – and has fronted […]

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