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Shamir announces new East coast tour dates. His forthcoming LP 'Ratchet' will be out May 18th

Shamir announces June tour dates

A week after hmultiple SXSW performances, Shamir has announced his first tour of the east coast – coming this June. The tour will see Shamir playing shows for the first time in Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia (full list of dates below). These dates will be in support of Shamir’s debut release Ratchet […]

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DMA Announce Self-Titled Debut EP out May 19th via Mom + Pop Music

DMA Announce Self-Titled Debut EP

DMA will release their debut self-titled EP in North America on May 19th on Mom + Pop Music in North America (Infectious Records in the UK). Immediately following the release, the Australian trio comprised of Tommy O’Dell (vocals), Johnny Took (guitar) and Matt Mason (guitar) supported by their touring band will bring their enchantingly awesome […]

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GABI has Streamed her Debut LP 'Sympathy' in it's entirety, Out 4/7 On Software Recording Co.

GABI Streams Debut LP ‘Sympathy’ Out 4/7

GABI, New York composer and vocalist, Gabrielle Herbst has streamed her debut LP Sympathy, you can listen to the full album below. Herbst began her formal training at an early age, studying Balinese dance and gamelan in Indonesia while learning both the clarinet and piano. She continued her training at Bard College where she studied […]

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Eels debut live video for "I Like Birds" from their forthcoming Royal Albert Hall Concert

EELS debut “I Like Birds” Live Video

The ever-changing project of principal singer/songwriter Mark Oliver Everett, aka E, EELS have released 10 studio albums since their 1996 debut, Beautiful Freak. legendary troubadour Tom Waits says he “eagerly awaits each new release.” In 2008 E published his highly acclaimed book Things the Grandchildren Should Know and starred in the award-winning Parallel Worlds, Parallel […]

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Les Jupes share their first single "Everything Will Change" from their upcoming LP 'Some Kind Of Family,'

Les Jupes announce ‘Some Kind Of Family’ LP

Les Jupes’ sophomore album, Some Kind Of Family, set to arrive April 14 on Head In The Sand. The band premiered a first single from the album today, “Everything Will Change.” Some Kind Of Family was produced by Marcus Paquin (The National) in Montreal, brought home to Winnipeg for overdubs, including guests from the Winnipeg […]

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On an On release new video for "Drifting" from their forthcoming album

On An On premiere video for “Drifting”

ON AN ON will release their new album And The Wave Has Two Sides later this summer on Roll Call Records. The Minneapolis band gave a glimpse of what’s to come on the album last month when they unveiled the song “Drifting” ahead of SXSW. Now they’re back with a reveal of the album title […]

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Alpine announce details of their forthcoming album 'Yuck,'

Alpine Announce New album ‘Yuck’

Australian band Alpine’s new record Yuck will be released June 16 via Votiv Music. The video for lead single “Foolish” is out today. Yuck is Alpine’s follow up to their debut, A Is For Alpine. Lyrically, the album sees the band explore their “yuck” reactions to “first world problems”— awkward dates, a distaste for romance, […]

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