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LISTEN – Open Mike Eagle – ‘Very Much Money (Ice King Dream)’

May 12th, 2014


Open Mike Eagle released another single from his upcoming album, ‘Dark Comedy,’ due out June 10 via Mello Music Group. The song is called ‘Very Much Money (Ice King Dream)‘ and was premiered on SPIN Magazine‘s website. Listen to the song below, and read the full premiere on SPIN’s website here!

Pre-order ‘Dark Comedy’ on iTunes here!

Deap Vally Announce US Tour Dates

May 10th, 2014

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Deap Vally are continuing their conquests on the road with the imminent arrival of their US tour dates this spring with Band of Skulls. The Los Angeles duo are touring in support of ‘Sistrionix‘, which was released in 2013. The band will be playing shows in San Francisco (May 22 at The Grand Ballroom at the Regency) and in Chicago (Jun 5 at Park West), among many others. For the band’s full tour itinerary, see below.

May 13 – Los Angeles, CA @ Amoeba Hollywood
May 19 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
May 20 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory OC
May 22 – San Francisco, CA @ The Grand Ballroom at the Regency
May 24 – George, WA @ The Gorge Amphitheatre
May 27 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
June 3 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
June 5 – Chicago, IL @ Park West
June 6 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
June 7 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
June 9 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall
June 10 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
June 11 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre

WATCH – Thus Owls On BreakThruRadio Live

May 9th, 2014

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Thus Owls appeared on BreakThruRadio for a live, in studio performance of several of the songs from their latest album, ‘Turning Rocks,’ which came out on Secret City Records. They also were able to sit down with the BTR DJ’s to talk about the new LP and story behind the making of it. Watch the full interview and performances below!

Buy ‘Turning Rocks’ on iTunes here!

WATCH – Kris Bowers – The History Of Jazz In 11 Minutes

May 8th, 2014

Kris Bowers live at the Catalina Bar and Grill with Billy Dee Williams and family in the audience

Kris Bowers teamed up with YouTube history veterans CDZA to provide an overview of jazz piano styles from the late 1800s to the present day. The band includes Bowers, Brad Mehldau, Jason Moran and Robert Glasper, and in a short 11 minutes covers 40 different jazz tunes throughout history. Watch the video below!

STREAM – Atmosphere On ETown

May 7th, 2014


Atmosphere is featured this week (5/7 – 5/13) on eTown Radio. The podcast is available for free on iTunes, as well as on other podcast directories such as Stitcher. The video below is the duo’s first live performance of their single ‘Kanye West‘ from their eTown show. Watch all the clips on eTown’s website here!

Get the free podcast on iTunes here!

LISTEN – Illum Sphere FACT Mag Mix

May 7th, 2014


Illum Sphere recorded the latest FACT Mix, which was released last week on FACT Magazine’s website. The hour long mix features a wide variety of genres, much like his latest album, ‘The Ghosts of Then and Now,’ released on Ninja Tune earlier this year. Listen to the mix below!

Buy ‘The Ghosts of Then and Now’ on iTunes here!

WATCH – Resistor – ‘Narcissist’

May 6th, 2014


Resistor (Steve Goldberg) released this video for his single ‘Narcissist.’ The song comes off his upcoming album, ‘First World Problems,’ due out May 30th and was premiered on music blog PopMatters. Watch the video below, and check out the full premiere here!