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  • WATCH | Café Tacvba “Que No” + Tour Dates

    Ahead of the release of 'Jei Beibi,' Café Tacvba have released a video for the track "Que No" which features a "slender albino protagonist in a stark white universe" that gets into some trouble when a masked doppelgänger appears. Watch now!
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WATCH — Landon McNamara’s “Don’t Go Away” + Tour Dates

June 14th, 2017

Landon McNamara (Oahu, Hawaii), an 8th Annual California Roots artist, has released a brand new music video for his latest single “Don’t Go Away”. It’s taken from his #1 charting debut album A Dollar Short & A Minute Late“. Watch the music video below.

— via Session Tapes

Tour Dates:
JUN 25 – The Republik – Honolulu, HI
JUN 29 – The Starboard – Dewey Beach, DE
JUN 30 – Laguna Grill & Rum Bar – Brigantine, NJ
JUL 1 – Algonquin Arts Theatre Manasquan, NJ
JUL 2 – Jack’s Place – Avalon, NJ
JUL 5 – Grey Horse Tavern – Bayport, NY
JUL 6 – Grey Horse Tavern – Bayport, NY
JUL 8 – Levitate Music Festival – Marshfield, MA
JUL 9 – The Surf Lodge – Montauk, NY
JUL 11- The Ritz – Oak Bluffs, MA
JUL 12 – Cape Cod Jazz Festival – Harwich, MA
JUL 22 – Reggae on the Mountain – Topanga, CA
JUL 29 – Rootfire in The Emerald City – Redmond, WA
AUG 6 – Oak Canyon Park – Silverado, CA
AUG 9 – Watergate Bay – Cornwall, United Kingdom
AUG 17 – Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua – Bayfield, WI
AUG 18 – Weesner Amphitheatre – Apple Valley, MN
AUG 19 – Royal Oak Music Theatre – Royal Oak, MI
AUG 20 – Meijer Gardens Amphitheater – Grand Rapids, MI
AUG 23 – Penn’s Peak – Jim Thorpe, PA
AUG 24 – The Capitol Theatre – Port Chester, NY
AUG 25 – The Fillmore Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA
AUG 26 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, CO
AUG 27 Highland Brewing Company – Asheville, NC

WATCH — Charly Bliss’ “Westermarck” Video + Tour Dates

June 13th, 2017

“Brooklyn power poppers Charly Bliss are here with a wet hot American music video for the hookiest song on their excellent debut album Guppy. The new “Westermarck” clip captures summer camp in all its nostalgic, carefree glory; if they look like they’re having a genuine blast doing arts and crafts or rocking the mess hall, that’s because there’s some serious sentimental value here.”

— via Billboard

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Tour Dates:
6/13 – Pittsburgh, Penn. @ Spirit Hall
6/14 – Lancaster, Penn. @ Chameleon Club
6/15 – Washington, D.C. @ Black Cat
6/16 – New Haven, Conn. @ Cafe Nine
6/17 – Somerville, Mass. @ Lance Tobin
6/23 – Port Chester, N.Y. @ Garcia’s at the Capitol Theatre
9/8 – Phoenix, Ari. @ The Van Buren
9/9 – San Bernardino, Cali. @ High and Low East
9/9 – San Bernardino, Cali. @ NOS Events Center
9/28 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

LISTEN — ALA.NI on Morning Edition

June 13th, 2017

“Hearing ALA.NI sing for just a moment feels like being transported back in time. On her debut album, You & I, the British-born, Paris-based singer’s voice evokes greats like Billie Holiday and Judy Garland. But ALA.NI is not one for blindly indulging nostalgia: She’s just staying true to the music she’s always loved.”

— via NPR

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WATCH — Tricky’s ‘The Only Way’

June 12th, 2017

“A skeletal, scour-throated producer who regularly paints tremulous-but-thunderous songs of rain-grey, council-flattened hustling and solitary suffering, Tricky has released a beautiful new song called “The Only Way.” The track was intended to provide a sort of belated companion piece to “Hell Is Round The Corner,” from his career-making 1995 record Maxinquaye.”

— via NPR

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LISTEN — New Bonobo EP + Tour Dates

June 7th, 2017

Bonobo unleashed a new three song EP titled ‘Bambro Koyo Ganda‘ on the world today. Give it a listen. You won’t regret it.

Tour Dates:

WATCH — Hurray for the Riff Raff at Meow Wolf + Tour Dates

June 7th, 2017

Check out this mesmerizing performance from Hurray for the Riff Raff. It was streamed live via Pitchfork from the Meow Wolf in Santa Fe.


Tour Dates:
June 6 – Santa Fe, NM – Meow Wolf*
June 7 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom*
June 9 – Los Angeles, CA – Teragram Ballroom*
June 10 – Santa Cruz, CA – Rio Theater*
June 11 – San Francisco, CA – Fillmore*
June 13 – Portland, OR – Revolution Hall*
June 15 – Vancouver, BC – Imperial*
June 16 – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile*
June 18 – Boise, ID – The Olympic*
June 19 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge*
June 20 – Vail, CO – Crazy Mountain Brewery Hot Summer Nights
June 21 – Denver, CO – The Bluebird Theater*
June 22 – Chicago, IL – Millennium Park
July 27 – New York, NY – Nosotros Festival
July 28 – Newport, RI – Newport Folk Festival
July 30 – Camden, NJ – XPoNential Music Festival
July 31 – Millvale, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre
August 1 – Toronto, ON – The Great Hall
August 10 – Rees Haldern, DE – Haldern Pop Festival
August 11 – Oslo, NO – Øya Festival
August 12 – Gothenburg, SE – Way Out West Festival
August 14 – Leicester, GB – The Cookie
August 15 – York, GB – The Crescent
August 16 – Hebden Bridge, GB – The Trades Club
August 18 – Brecon, GB – Green Man Festival
September 9 – Raliegh, NC – Hopscotch Music Festival
September 16 – Burlington, VT – Grand Point North
September 17 – Montreal, QC – POP Montreal @ Piccolo Rialto
October 17 – London, GB – Koko
October 18 – Liverpool, GB – Arts Club
October 19 – Dublin, IE – Whelans
October 21 – Glasgow, GB – Saint Luke’s
October 22 – Nottingham, GB – Rescue Rooms
October 23 – Bristol, GB – Trinity Centre
October 25 – Portsmouth, GB – Wedgewood Rooms
October 26 – Paris, FR – Point Ephémère
October 27 – Nijmegen, NL – Doornroosje
October 28 – Amsterdam, NL – London Calling @ Paradiso
October 30 – Odense, DK – Posten
October 31 – Copenhagen, DK – Lille Vega
November 2 – Berlin, DE – Privatclub
November 4 – Groningen, NL – Take Root Festival
* – w/Making Movies

WATCH — Deer Tick “Sea Of Clouds” & “It’s A Whale”

June 6th, 2017

For the first time in four years the acclaimed and beloved band Deer Tick announce the September 15 release of a long-awaited new album…actually, two. Never a group to stand by conventional protocol, the celebrated Providence, RI quartet will release two separate albums of original material, Deer Tick Vol. 1 and Deer Tick Vol. 2 (Partisan Records), recorded at Ardent Studios in Memphis, TN. The two albums complement each other yet reflect completely contrasting styles, both of which accurately represent the two distinctive musical personalities of Deer Tick — quiet and thoughtful / loud and raucous. Listen to the beautiful “Sea Of Clouds” from Vol. 1 (BELOW) and the garage punk-infused “It’s a Whale” from Vol. 2 (BELOW).

Deer Tick Vol. 1 showcases the folk-driven, roots/rock style with the right amount of grit, that Deer Tick is known for. Lead singer/songwriter John McCauley is a masterful, introspective and observational songwriter, who documents inner struggles and external conflicts with a perfect balance of heartfelt sincerity and wry wit. The opening track “Sea of Clouds” encompasses all of what brought so many fans to Deer Tick in the first place, and also what kept them there. Guitarist Ian O’Neil’s “Hope is Big” and drummer Dennis Ryan’s “Me & My Man” expand on the group’s already dynamic range.

On Deer Tick Vol. 2, the band turns it up and lets it fly with an injection of punk-inspired garage rock at its finest. Clever lyrics, infectious hooks and captivating melodies pack Vol. 2 with bassist Christopher Ryan skillfully laying it down with authority and attitude. The propulsion of opener “Don’t Hurt”, edgy pop of “Jumpstarting” and rowdy punk of “It’s a Whale” reveal that there was an obvious Jekyll & Hyde approach to recording Vol. 1 & Vol. 2. Vol. 2 closes with the boisterous “Mr. Nothing Gets Worse”, with all three singers taking a verse on a song that would have made The Replacements proud.

Check out “Sea Of Clouds” & “It’s A Whale” below!