Born in Costa Rica and raised in Southern California, Romeo Testa began his musical career at a very young age, playing violin in elementary school and eventually learning guitar, viola, and mandolin as well. At only 18 years old, Testa dropped his debut EP, ‘The End,’ using his brother’s recent passing as a muse for his writing. Watch the music video for ‘With You‘ below, and buy his EP on iTunes here.
The Manchester 5-piece rock band Elbow have announced their tour dates for North America this May. The tour is to promote their sixth studio album, ‘The Take Off And Landing Of Everything.’ The tickets go on sale TODAY, and can be purchased by going to Elbow’s website. To see if they are playing in your town, check the dates below!
05.11.14 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
05.12.14 – Boston, MA – Royale Night Club
05.13.14 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
05.16.14 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
05.17.14 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
05.19.14 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
05.20.14 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
05.23.14 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
05.24.14 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
05.25.14 – Quincy, WA – Sasquatch Music Festival
05.27.14 – Oakland, CA – The Fox Theatre
05.28.14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
Ninja Tune artist Kelis has dropped her second single on Pitchfork magazine! The song is called ‘Rumble,’ and it’s off her upcoming album ‘Food.’ The album is entirely produced by David Sitek and is scheduled to be released April 22. Listen to the new song below or on Pitchfork’s website, and pre-order ‘Food‘ here!
DJ Center‘s debut album ‘Everything In Time‘ is four years old already. To celebrate, he is offering his album FREE for this week! Head on over to his bandcamp to get a copy for yourself today. Also, be on the lookout for new music from him coming this April.
Last Friday, British record label Ninja Tune took over a two hour spot on East Village Radio to feature some of their artists spinning tracks and discussing their past, current and upcoming projects. Hosted by DJ Still Life, the Ninja Tune lineup of Bonobo, Machine Drum, FaltyDL, and Lee Bannon excited fans with news of future releases as well as playing some of their classic favorites. Listen to the full show on EVR’s website!
Welsh rock band Los Campesinos! dropped by the Grand Street Recording Studio, while on tour the US to support their latest album, ‘No Blues.’ While there, they were able to perform for the ninth installment of Brooklyn Vegan‘s BV Studio Sessions. They played ‘Cemetery Gaits‘ and ‘What Death Leaves Behind,’ both from the new album. Check it out:
Seattle rapper, Grieves, returns to deliver his fourth studio album, Winter & The Wolves. The insatiable, devil-may-care MC is well known for his meticulous exploration of life, love and loss, through a unique medley of hip-hop and soulful music. Together with B. Lewis, Grieves has created 14 new tracks, combining organic pianos and guitars with boisterous synthesizers, to paint a colorful backdrop for his unique blend of rapping and singing. Listen to his single ‘Shreds‘ below!
Pre-order his album on iTunes here!