Archives: January 2014

Valerie June Announces Tour Dates With Sharon Jones

January 31st, 2014


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


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

Ume Announces Album Release Date + Single

January 31st, 2014


Austin rock band Ume announced that they will release their much-anticipated new album, ‘Monuments,’ on March 4th via Dangerbird Records. This will be their second studio album, after 2011’s big-hit ‘Phantoms.’ Their first single off ‘Monuments,’ ‘Black Stone,’ is now available on Ume’s SoundCloud, and can be listened to below.

Pre-order ‘Monuments’ on iTunes here!

LISTEN – Interview With Connan Mockasin On KCRW

January 30th, 2014


This week, DJ Anthony Valadez hosted New Zealand based musician Connan Mockasin on his Monday night show on KCRW. The singer/songwriter talked to KCRW about his latest record, Caramel, and the recording process that went into it. Check out the interview below, and buy Caramel on iTunes here!

STREAM – Sweetheart 2014 on NPR First Listen

January 30th, 2014


Streaming now is the Sweetheart 2014 on NPR First Listen! Put together by Starbucks every couple of years, the Sweetheart compilations include various covers of classic love songs by artists from today. Dating back a decade, this is the fifth installment of the series and contains covers from popular bands like Vampire Weekend and The Head and The Heart. Listen to it today on NPR’s website!

LISTEN – Tosca – Unreleased Track + US TOUR

January 29th, 2014


Austrian electric music duo, Tosca, has just released a never-heard-before version of their song ‘Looking.’ Originally an alternate version bonus track for their album Odeon, ‘Looking’ is now available for download on Tosca’s SoundCloud in it’s original, unreleased form. As an extra treat, the duo decided to give us their North American tour dates for February and March, which can be found here. Listen below!

STREAM – Actress – ‘Ghettoville’ On NPR First Listen

January 29th, 2014


British producer Actress (Darren Cunningham) dropped his fourth album ‘Ghettoville‘ last week and it is streaming on NPR’s First Listen site. After calling ‘Ghettoville’ a sequel to 2008’s ‘Hazyville,’ Cunningham gave his fans something exciting to listen to that was similar to his debut album. The entire album is up on NPR First listen here, don’t miss it!

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