Archives: March 2015

LISTEN – Chelsea Lankes Covers Motley Crüe

March 9th, 2015

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Yes, you read that headline right – electro-pop newcomer Chelsea Lankes has released a cover of Motley Crüe‘s Too Young to Fall In Love. The best part about it – she did an incredible job in giving a classic song a modern sound. Even if you’re not a fan of the Crüe, you’ll appreciate Chelsea’s version of one of their best songs! Check it out below.

TOUR – Pell Announces Dates with Kindness

March 5th, 2015

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If you haven’t yet heard of New Orleans rapper Jared Pellerin (better known as Pell), then you need to get familiar with him; he is going to be all the rage once more people (inevitably) give a listen to his debut record Floating While Dreaming. To build even more buzz, it was recently announced that he will be going on tour with Kindness. You can check that list of dates, as well as his video for Pell’s killer track, Eleven:11, below.

Pell On Tour w/ Kindness:
03.05.15 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
03.06.15 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
03.07.15 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
03.08.15 – Calgary, AB @ Commonwealth
03.10.15 – Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
03.11.15 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
03.13.15 – Toronto, ON @ Wrongbar
03.14.15 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
03.15.15 – Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade
03.17.15 – Syracuse, NY @ Syracuse University (w/ Isaiah Rashad)
03.18.15 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
03.19.15 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
03.20-22.15 – Austin, TX @ SXSW Music Festival

Fader Premieres New Hiatus Kaiyote Track + Tour Dates

March 4th, 2015

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The Fader recently debuted a brand new single from Melbourne’s Hiatus Kaiyote called Breathing Underwater. The track is beautifully soulful and has incredible instrumentation that’ll have you captivated by its uniqueness almost immediately. Check it out below, click HERE to read the original article, and check the very bottom of this post for a list of tour dates (including a few at SXSW).

Hiatus Kaiyote On Tour:
03.18.15 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (KCRW at The Parish)
03.19,15 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (YouTube at Copper Tank Brewing Co.)
03.20.15 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (Aussie BBQ at Brush Square Park)
03.20.15 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (Sound Sessions at The Tap Room)
03.21.15 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (Okayplayer at Bungalow)
05.05.15 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
05.07.15 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
05.08.15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
05.09.15 – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
05.11.15 – Chicago, IL @ Double Door
05.12.15 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Cafe
05.14.15 – Boulder, CO @ The Fox Theatre
05.17.15 – Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s
05.19.15 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
05.20.15 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
05.21.15 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
05.22.15 – San Diego, CA @ House Of Blues (Voodoo Room)
05.23.15 – Las Vegas, NV @ Insert Coin(s)
05.26.15 – Austin, TX @ The Parish
05.27.15 – Dallas, TX @ Trees
05.29.15 – Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl
05.31.15 – Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
06.03.15 – Providence, RI @ The Met

Niia & Phantoms to Play In Red Bull Sound Select Show

March 3rd, 2015

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Niia and Phantoms, two of our amazing artists, are going to be playing a show on March 25th in Los Angeles at the Sayer’s Club. The event is sponsored by Red Bull Sound Select and curated by Los Angeles’ own KCRW. You can click HERE to RSVP/purchase tickets to the show, and stream a track from each artist below.

For starters, how about an amazing live version of Body by Niia:

And from DJ-duo Phantoms, here’s Broken Halo (feat. Nicholas Braun):

Red Bull Sound Select is a monthly live music showcase featuring emerging artists from Los Angeles throughout the year.

NPR Premieres New Pokey LaFarge Video

March 1st, 2015

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Pokey LaFarge will be releasing his new album, Something In the Water, on April 7th via Rounder Records, but he has given us all something to help build more excitement: the music video for the title track (via NPR)! Click HERE to read NPR‘s original article, and check out the video (and remaining tour dates) below!

Pokey LaFarge On Tour:
04.17.15 – Dallas, TX, @ The Loft
04.18.15 – Driftwood, TX @ Old Settler’s Music Festival
04.19.15 – Driftwood, TX @ Old Settler’s Music Festival
04.22.15 – Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge
04.24.15 – St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
04.25.15 – St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
04.26.15 – St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
04.30.15 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theater
05.01.15 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Café Live
05.02.15 – 
Washington, DC @ Black Cat
05.03.15 – Charleston, WV @ Mountain Stage
05.06.15 – 
New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
05.07.15 – 
Cambridge, MA @ Sinclair
05.08.15 – Burlington, VT @ Showcase Lounge
05.15.15 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
05.12.15 – Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
05.13.15 – Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick Lounge
05.14.15 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme
05.15.15 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
05.16.15 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
06.12.15 – Eau Claire, WI @ Blue Ox Music Festival
06.14.15 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo