Archives: September 2014

READ – Kele Opens up to Thump Magazine

September 24th, 2014


Bloc Party frontman and now solo artist Kele recently opened up about a question he was asked by a journalist. The question in short: how has his experience being a gay and black musician varied between the indie rock and dance genres.

You can read his incredibly moving answer to that question, as well as his feelings on his latest project, via Thump by clicking here. Also be sure to check out Kele’s single “Doubt” by streaming it below.

WATCH – Meiko Performs “Be Mine” on WTMX

September 23rd, 2014


Meiko recently stopped by the WTMX studios in Chicago. While there, she be-slimmer an incredible version “Be Mine,” which you can watch below! Her new record Dear You will be released on October 14, 2014 on Fantasy/Concord Music Group. You can pre-order it on iTunes by clicking here.

LISTEN – Kele Releases New Song “Coasting”

September 22nd, 2014


Bloc Party frontman Kele has released a new track called Coasting off of his highly anticipated debut solo record Trick, due out October 14. Listen to the heartfelt track below, read more about it HERE, and preorder Trick HERE.

VOTE – ODESZA feat. Zyra part of MTV’s “The Freshman” This Week

September 22nd, 2014


ODESZA‘s buzzworthy track “Say My Name (feat. Zyra)” will be part of MTV’s “The Freshman” this week. As one of five candidates, the video with the most votes at the end of the week will be added to MTVU‘s rotation next week! From now until 3pm EST on Friday, you can vote for ODESZA as many times as you’d like HERE!

For more info on MTVU’s The Freshman, click HERE.

TOUR – Teleman’s First US Tour Dates

September 22nd, 2014


The UK’s Teleman have recently released their debut album Breakfast via Moshi Moshi, and are now headed to the US for the FIRST time to share it with everyone. Check out the few dates below and don’t forget to get tickets!

Teleman On Tour…

09.25.14 New York, NY Mercury Lounge USA
09.26.14 Brooklyn, NY Glasslands USA
09.30.14 Los Angeles, CA Echo USA

WATCH – Brother Ali Releases Video for “Home Away From Home” + Tour

September 22nd, 2014


This past Friday, Brother Ali, Bambu & MaLLy headed out on the Home Away From Home Tour. To celebrate the occasion, the dynamic trio decided to record a video for the new Brother Ali produced track “Home Away From Home (feat. Bambu & MaLLy).” Check it out below.

Also click HERE to see a list of dates for the Home Away From Home Tour. Tickets are on sale now.

TOUR – Hollie Cook Taking to the Road

September 20th, 2014


Tropical pop singer Hollie Cook will be going on tour with support from Zuna starting in October. Tickets are on sale now, and the dates are listed below:

October 13 – Glasslands, Brooklyn, NY
October 14 – Paradise, Boston, MA
October 16 – Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
October 17 – Lisner Auditorium, Washington, D.C.
October 19 – Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO
October 21 – Nectar Lounge, Seattle, WA
October 22 – Alhambra Theatre, Portland, OR
October 23 – Leo’s, Oakland, CA
October 24 – Echo, Los Angeles, CA

Hollie Cook can also be seen on Saturday, October 25 as part of KCRW’s 6th annual Masquerade Bash at the Legendary Park Plaza Hotel. Get tickets to the event by clicking HERE.