Lawrence Rothman released a new single and video for the track “Oath” last Friday. Watch above! This is Rothman’s first new song since sharing their debut project The Book of Law last October. The clip, directed by Floria Sigismondi, is set on an empty landscape, filtered with dreamy wisps of light and smoke as Lawrence, and dancer Denna Thompson embrace under the gleaming moonlight. The track, produced by Justin Raisen, is carried by an elastic sounding snare drum and warm, ambient synth melodies as Rothman lays down slowed, dreamlike vocals. – Via The Fader
John Grant’s new solo album, Love is Magic is HERE and we are ready for it all. Watch him perform “He’s Got His Mother’s Hips” on the BBC show, Later… with Jools Holland and give us a taste of an album that’s filled with 80’s synths, chiptune sounds and intertwining lyrics that range from topics of cheese sauce, ISIS, and yeast infections. Hear the record, Love is Magic out now via Partisan Records.
West-coast blue-eyed soul singer, Allen Stone has released his latest track, “Taste Of You” ( Ft. Jamie Lidell) ahead of his upcoming as-yet-to-be announced full-length album out on ATO records. The sunny track radiates positivity, funk and love and is a follow up to his recent release, “Brown Eyed Lover.”
Adrianne Lenker, the front-woman of Big Thief and now a solo artist sat down with Bob Boilen from NPR to talk about the smaller moments and intricacies behind her new record, abyskiss. The soft folk record digs deep into the personal and is connected by themes of birth and death: two ideas that continue to fascinate Lenker. Listen to the full interview HERE! And listen to the new record out now via Saddle Creek Records.
The sweet n’ sunny track, “Cellophane Girl” by singer-songwriters, Tracyanne & Danny is now sweetly paired with a music video to match. When asked about the song, Danny said:
“I worked in a plastics factory for a while in my teens, and there was a woman, I guess in her late twenties, who would turn up for her shift looking like a film star despite the hair net, white wellies, and love bites on her neck. We all had crushes on her and adored her. I guess it’s a fond look back at a simpler time of adolescent infatuations.”
Listen to their 2018 self-titled debut, Traceyanne & Danny out now via Merge Records
Today, Minneapolis Hip-Hop legends Atmosphere release their 7th studio album, Mi Vida Local, available everywhere via Rhymesayers Entertainment.
The 12-song LP features guest appearances from The Dynospectrum, Musab, deM atlaS, The Lioness, and Cashinova. Leading up to the release of the project, Atmosphere released videos for the tracks “Virgo” (directed by Jason Goldwatch) and the newly released “Jerome” (directed by Evidence.)
In support of Mi Vida Local, Atmosphere heads out today for their fall headlining tour. The North American jaunt features support from fellow Rhymesayers act deM atlaS, as well as The Lioness and DJ Keezy. The tours first leg will make will run through December 15 with a west coast leg to be announced soon. See below tour admat for list of current dates.
Tickets for Atmosphere’s fall tour dates available HERE.
GRAMMY® nominated recording artist Emily King has unveiled eagerly anticipated new material in the form of new single “Remind Me”. The track was produced by long time musical cohort Jeremy Most, mixed by Tom Elmhirst (Adele, Amy Winehouse, David Bowie), and written by Emily herself. Recorded in upstate New York, “Remind Me” is the first taste from her long awaited new album, due for release on ATO Records in early 2019.
A handful of tour dates for November, including TheApollo Theater in Harlem and the El Rey in Los Angeles, have also been announced – full details below. Posting the track earlier today NPR Music called the track “an irresistible piece of anthemic R&B that captures the retro-cinematic quality of that first drive and the breathless feeling of greeting something new.”
Emily King is an acclaimed artist with pop, indie and soul influences that she hones with carefully crafted compositions. Now returning with a new record, she is ready to take the next step with songs that tell a coming of age story as she moved from her hometown of Manhattan to upstate New York’s Catskill mountains. “Remind Me” follows the critically acclaimed album The Switch (2015) which included the hit “Distance” (more than 13 million streams). Following the album’s release, King performed on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Conan, Prairie Home Companion, and toured with Alabama Shakes. This is her first release with ATO Records.
Emily King – All Dates:
11/10 – Variety Playhouse – Atlanta, GA (tix)
11/12 – El Rey Theater – Los Angeles, CA (tix)
11/13 – Bimbo’s 365 Club – San Francisco, CA (tix)
11/15 – Apollo Theatre – New York, NY (tix)