Archives: March 2014

STREAM – Slow Club Announces Album Release + Single

March 24th, 2014

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Sheffield, England’s Slow Club return this summer with their third album ‘Complete Surrender,’ to be released in the US on July 15, 2014 on Wichita Recordings. Three years after their last album, ‘Paradise‘, the duo have grown into a new musical style of soulful, sophisticated pop songs. The title track single is now available to stream, and can be heard below.

Pre-order ‘Complete Surrender’ on iTunes here!

New elbow Album #1 On Billboard Heatseekers Chart

March 24th, 2014

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The Manchester five-piece, elbow, has made an impressive Billboard Chart debut for their new album ‘The Take Off And Landing Of Everything‘ by entering at #1 on the Heatseekers Chart and reaching their highest ever Top 200 chart positioning in the U.S, entering at #109 and currently sitting at #83 on the album’s second week. The band also reached #1 for the first time ever in their native United Kingdom last week. Many of their North American tour dates are already sold out, so check the list below to see if you can still get tickets!

05.11.14 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club – SOLD OUT
05.12.14 – Boston, MA – Royale Night Club – SOLD OUT
05.13.14 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
05.16.14 – New York, NY – Webster Hall – SOLD OUT
05.17.14 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall – SOLD OUT
05.19.14 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
05.20.14 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
05.23.14 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom – SOLD OUT
05.24.14 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom – SOLD OUT
05.25.14 – Quincy, WA – Sasquatch Music Festival
05.27.14 – Oakland, CA – The Fox Theatre
05.28.14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern

WATCH – The Souljazz Orchestra – ‘One Life To Live’

March 23rd, 2014

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Canadian jazz and funk band, The Souljazz Orchestra, got together in an Ottawa basement to perform ‘One Life To Live‘ from their new studio album ‘Inner Fire‘ on Strut Records. The band has just finished their North American tour and are now off to Europe to continue it. Watch the video below, and download ‘Inner Fire’ from their website here.

LISTEN – Karol Conka – ‘Batuk Freak’ Album Mini Mix

March 21st, 2014

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Brazilian rapper/singer, Karol Conka, announced the released date for her upcoming album ‘Batuk Freak.’ The new record will come out on April 7th on Mr. Bongo Records. The rapper worked with big time producer Nave to create this distinctive and exciting new hip-hop album. Listen to the ‘Batuk Freak’ mini mix below to get a sample of the tunes from the new record, and grab it on iTunes here.

WATCH – Kelis – ‘Breakfast’ At NPR Music’s SXSW Showcase

March 20th, 2014

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For her first US performance in three years, singer Kelis played for SXSW at NPR Music’s SXSW Showcase. The show garnered large attraction to the singer, whose new R&B style has already wowed the likes of Rolling Stone and Spin Magazine. Her new album, ‘Food,’ comes out April 8th on Ninja Tune Records. You can watch Kelis perform ‘Breakfast‘ at the NPR Music showcase, then stream the full concert on NPR’s website here.

Deltron 3030 Announces Spring Tour Dates

March 19th, 2014

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Deltron 3030 is touring this spring in support of their latest release Deltron 3030: Event II, out now on Bulk Recordings. The southern tour will begin in Scottsdale at Pub Rock on March 22nd and wrap up in Ft. Lauderdale at Culture Room on April 3rd. Juan Alderete, known for his work in The Mars Volta and Racer X, is playing bass on the tour. Throughout the year, Deltron 3030 will continue their world tour in support of their new album, with more dates to be announced soon. Check out the list below to see if Deltron 3030 is coming to you!

03.22.14 – Scottsdale, AZ – Pub Rock
03.23.14 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater
03.24.14 – El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls
03.26.14 – Dallas, TX – Trees
03.27.14 – Emo’s East – Austin, TX
03.28.14 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
03.29.14 – New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
03.30.14 – Baton Rouge, LA – Spanish Moon
04.01.14 – Orlando, FL – The Social
04.02.14 – St. Petersburg, FL – State Theater
04.03.14 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room