• READ – Lee Scratch Perry w/ Subatomic Sound System Tour

    Lee Scratch Perry is coming to your town. LargeUp has partnered with the Dub Champions Festival and Subpac to present the Super Ape Returns to Conquer Tour, which kicks off Oct. 24th. Last time Scratch hit the road in the States, he had a giant, inflatable ape on stage with him. Who knows what surprises this tour holds?
  • READ – St. Vincent’s Masseducation + Tour Dates

    "...the truth is that Clark doesn’t need to show her face on MASSEDUCTION; her vitality is implanted on every note of the collection. For once, the listener doesn’t need help drawing the connection from the artist they hear to the artist they see. Or, maybe, Clark is drawing attention to the fact that this album presents a new side to her.”
  • WATCH – Lawrence Rothman’s ‘Wolves Still Cry’

    Lawrence Rothman has announced his debut album, The Book of Law, due out October 13th. The first song off the album, 'Wolves Still Cry,' begins the journey through Lawrence’s alters and features background vocals by How To Dress Well.
  • Watch – Cold Specks’ “Fool’s Paradise” Live

    Now with her third album, Fool’s Paradise, Cold Speck’s confidence and comfort level in revealing herself to her fans has grown, and we’re richer for it. Not only has her platform amplified — as she openly confronts political issues such as Trump’s travel ban and negative narratives around Somali identity — but her music is also transcending.
  • WATCH – Odesza’s “Across The Room” ft. Leon Bridges

    Odesza released a soul-warming music video for “Across The Room.” Just try not to smile as you watch Leon Bridges shimmy his way through a backyard barbecue. Get cozy and click here to watch.
  • WATCH – An Evening With Stars

    The table was set for a candid and intimate moment with Stars. And in this setting lives the stories, anecdotes, memories and thoughts on their new album and where they are in their careers now.
  • WATCH — Hundred Waters ‘Fingers’ + Tour Dates

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Recent News

Grieves Announces Album Release Date + Single

February 7th, 2014

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Seattle rapper, Grieves, returns to deliver his fourth studio album, Winter & The Wolves. The insatiable, devil-may-care MC is well known for his meticulous exploration of life, love and loss, through a unique medley of hip-hop and soulful music. Together with B. Lewis, Grieves has created 14 new tracks, combining organic pianos and guitars with boisterous synthesizers, to paint a colorful backdrop for his unique blend of rapping and singing. Listen to his single ‘Shreds‘ below!

Pre-order his album on iTunes here!

STREAM – Jessica Childress – ‘Don’t Forget My Name EP’

February 6th, 2014

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“Vintage Soul Songstress” Jessica Childress has just released a full stream of her upcoming EP ‘Don’t Forget My Name‘ on music and entertainment blog Vibe. The Los Angeles singer has a style similar to classic mo-town singers with a funky, 21st century kick to it. Listen to the full EP on Vibe’s website, and watch the video for her song ‘I Quit‘ below!

STREAM – Illum Sphere – ‘Ghosts Of Then And Now’

February 5th, 2014

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Our very good friends at Pitchfork have just put up a full stream of Illum Sphere‘s debut album ‘Ghosts Of Then And Now.’ His style ranges from electronic to hip-hop to techno, and this album is an excellent display of Illum’s versatile skills. The Ninja Tune artist (real name Ryan Hunn) is also co-owner to the Manchester nightclub Hoya:Hoya, where many other large electronic artists have played. Listen to the full album on Pitchfork’s website!

WATCH – Quantic – Duvido feat. Pongolove

February 3rd, 2014

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Quantic (aka Will Holland) released his video for his first single ‘Duvido‘ AND dropped his album, ‘Magnetica,’ which sees Quantic revisiting his electronic roots, blending cutting edge and distinctive production with elements of folk, reggae, soul, highlife, cumbia and more. ‘Magnetica’ is the first studio album from Quantic under his main solo moniker since ‘An Announcement To Answer’ in 2006 so the anticipation is running high. Buy the album on Quantic’s website here, and watch music video for Duvido below!

WATCH – Elbow Premieres Video For ‘New York Morning’

February 3rd, 2014

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British rock band elbow premiered the music video for their first single New York Morning. The track comes off their upcoming, sixth studio album ‘The Take Off And Landing Of Everything,’ which will be available March 11th. The video was produced in collaboration with Soup Collective, and features Dennis and Lois, two legendary New Yorkers whose forty-year plus involvement in the music scene of Greenwich Village saw them befriend a host of bands from The Ramones to Blondie, Doves to elbow. The band first met Dennis and Lois on an early US tour whilst supporting fellow Manchester band Doves helping out on their merchandise stand. Watch the video below!

Pre-order ‘The Take Off And Landing Of Everything here!

Valerie June Announces Tour Dates With Sharon Jones

January 31st, 2014

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Tennessee native singer/songwriter Valerie June has announced her US tour dates with singer Sharon Jones for this winter! Her debut album ‘Pushin’ Against A Stone‘ is available now on Amazon and iTunes for download. Check out the list below to see if Valerie June will be stopping close to you!

02.06.14 – The Beacon Theatre – New York, NY
02.10.14 – Washington, DC – Lincoln Theatre
02.11.14 – Washington DC – Lincoln Theatre
02.13.14 – Durham, NC – The Carolina Theatre
02.14.14 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
02.15.14 – Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
02.17.14 – Charleston, SC – Music Farm
02.20.14 – St. Petersburg, FL – State Theatre
02.21.14 – Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
02.25.14 – Houston, TX – House Of Blues
02.26.14 – Austin, TX – ACL Live
03.01.14 – Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
03.02.14 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
03.05.14 – Iowa City, IA – The Eglert Theatre
03.08.14 – Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall

Break Science Tour Dates Up Now

January 31st, 2014

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The Brooklyn-based electronic duo, Break Science, are on tour now for their album ‘Seven Bridges.’ They will be making their way across the US, so check below to see if they are coming close to you! Download their album on their website and follow them on Facebook here!

01.31.14 – Northampton, MA – Pearl St
02.01.14 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
03.05.14 – Jackson Hole, WY – Pink Garter Theater
03.06.14 – Park City, UT – Park City Live
03.07.14 – Vail, CO – Shakedown
03.08.14 – Denver, CO – Ogden
03.12.14 – Bloomington, IN – Bluebird
03.13.14 – Urbana, IL – Canopy Club
03.14.14 – Detroit, MI – Eleckricity
03.15.14 – Columbus, OH – Skully’s – Le Boom Party
03.16.14 – Grand Rapids, MI – Intersection