NEAL SCHON Pays Homage to PRINCE with “Purple Rain” Tribute

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NEAL SCHONJOURNEY Founder, has revealed a first taste of his upcoming, solo LP, Universe, with a Birthday homage to Prince, an inspirational tribute to “Purple Rain.”

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“Prince, pancakes and Journey guitar riffs at 4 am…. late eighties and I am sitting with Prince on the floor in his apartment at Paisley Park. We’ve listened to Joni Mitchell, Peter Gabriel and I notice a worn Journey Escape record in his collection. Surprised I turned to him and said “Never took you for a Journey fan”. He gave me that doe eyed look that always made me uncomfortable and said: “Neal Schon is one of my favorite guitarists on the planet, he is a genius.”

I thought it only fitting that Neal would return the respect by playing a fiery, inspired version of “Purple Rain”. Having worked for Prince for the last few years of his life, Neal’s beautiful interpretation makes the loss of the colossal talent of “P” a little less sad. They are each prodigy’s that have woven themselves into the fabric of our lives and our lives are richer as a result.”

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Neal Schon founded Journey in 1972 and has been the only consistent member, having participated in every album and tour to date. Schon is a Grammy-nominated guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist who is not only the founding member of Journey, but was a member of Santana and has performed with a variety of other acts including Bad EnglishJan HammerHSAS and has released 10 solo albums including his latest Votex. His guitar style has been described as soulful and melodic, admired by such fellow legends as Eric Clapton and Prince, who reportedly asked for Journey’s blessing to release “Purple Rain”, which echoed a similar sound to Journey’s “Faithfully”.

Journey’s worldwide sales have reached over 100 million records, making them one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time, with a wide selection of chart-topping hits like “Don’t Stop Believin­'”, “Open Arms”, “Lights”, “Faithfully”, and “When You Love a Woman”, among others.

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BLACKLIST UNION Pays Tribute to Legendary Hardcore Guitarist TODD YOUTH with FREE DOWNLOAD of ‘Back To Momo’

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Devastated BLACKLIST UNION front-man TONY WEST has announced that, in tribute to the tragic death of iconic New York Hardcore guitar legend and former bandmate TODD YOUTH, that the band will be offering a limited free download of Back To Momo through the remainder of 2018. The close friends, described as “…two controversial characters. Rock n roll to the bone With huge hearts and both very misunderstood,” co-wrote the explosive 2015 LP that was applauded by both long term fans and music critics alike.

“I just lost one of my best friends . we wrote this amazing record together. I want to make sure people hear it. Todd had a fire in his soul for rock ‘n’ roll . I’m going to miss you so much. I love you very much Todd . See you on the other side my friend . R.I.P. ” – TONY WEST

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Back to Momo” is an album chock full of adrenaline, heart, and grit. Blacklist Union’s fourth studio album is a combination of all that is right with music. It has the feel of alternative, punk, and classic metal and something new altogether. Tony West and Todd Youth have truly written a masterpiece that should go down with some of the greatest alternative albums in history.” – Ted Darden – RockRevolt Magazine

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Track List:
1. Intro
2. Alive-N-Well Smack in the Middle of Hell
3. Shake It Off
4. Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
5. Evil Eye
6. Super Jaded
7. Rock N Roll Outlaw
8. Back to Momo
9. We Are Not Saints
10. It’s All About You
11. Meet Me on Zen Street
12. Graveyard Valentine
13. Wined, Dined, & 69’d
14. Read Between the Lines

Click to Download ‘Back to Momo’ FREE Until 12:01 am 1/1/2018

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Formed in 2004 by front-man Tony West, Blacklist Union released their debut After The Mourning in April of 2006, which was met by critical acclaim all across the globe. From Memphis to Melbourne to Louisiana to London, Blacklist Union instantly made a mark throughout the rock n’ roll underground. Their follow-up in 2008 Breakin’ Bread With The Devil with tracks including the title track, along with “Sixty-Five Steps Away” and “Wicked Love Song,” received the same amount of critical acclaim and put them on the map in the rock n’ roll world yet again. The band’s third full-length CD entitled, Til Death Do Us Part was released in 2012 and features amazing tracks including “Alabama Slammer” & “Diggin’ 4 Gold” was received yet again with the highest ratings and reviews in the press. Blacklist Union released their fourth CD, Back to Momo’ in July 2015, which has without a doubt has been received with as much or even more enthusiasm as their prior 3 releases & has certainly been exposing them to a larger audience around the world.

Blacklist Union have toured nationally receiving five star reviews from music industry magazines, fanzines, webzines, and has a continuously growing fan base both domestically and internationally. With all of their hard work and perseverance, Blacklist Union are a true rock n’ roll band that continuously push themselves to the limit in every aspect of their music. Singer/songwriter Tony West tackles real life situations that affect each and every one of us in one form or another. From character assassination, to name dropping, addictions, sexual innuendos, romance, friendships, birth, death and living on the edge of destruction is just a fraction of what is touched on in their music.

Blacklist Union previously worked with Doug Goldstein and When Pigs Fly Entertainment. The former Guns n’ Roses manager and now former Blacklist Union manager has said that Back to Momo is “The best record that he’s heard since Appetite For Destruction and that “Tony West is the hardest working frontman he knows.” Hailed worldwide as the next “big rock band”, Blacklist Union are clearly on their way from the street to the elite.

 

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Latest Installment Of CVLT Nation’s Compilation Series Now Playing With BLACK FLAG’s My War

CVLT Nation — now celebrating their seventh anniversary — is proud to present the next in their series of underground classic compilations with BLACK FLAG‘s sophomore album My War. This album may have polarized punks in the early ’80s, but it has gone on to become a true classic! This comp. features brutal sounds from across the spectrum of heavy, with covers from No Funeral, Hellkeeper, -(16)-, Bleach Birth, Fange, Kalloused, Disrotted, Devoidov and Skincarver.
Stream/download BLACK FLAG’s My War: The CVLT Nation Sessions at THIS LOCATION.
 
BLACK FLAG – My War: The CVLT Nation Sessions Track Listing:
1. No Funeral – My War
2. Hellkeeper – Can’t Decide
3. -(16)- – Beat My Head Against The Wall
4. Bleach Birth – I Love You
5. Fange – Forever Time
6. Kalloused – The Swinging Man
7. Disrotted – Nothing Left Inside
8. Devoidov – Three Nights
9. Skincarver – Scream
The CVLT Nation Sessions is a musical project with the aim of reinterpreting iconic music that has influenced a wide spectrum of genres, while also widening the audience for the participating bands. CVLT Nation has recruited some of its favorite underground heavy bands from around the world to record covers for free distribution and download via CVLTNation.com. All mastering is done by Black Matter Mastering in Nashville, Tennessee.

Zack de la Rocha Releases “digging for windows” From Forthcoming Solo Album

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 Zack de la Rocha – digging for windows
fuck that bright shit
the spot or the flashlights
we in la ducking both
in the shadows with lead pipes
the days are all night
see if i pay edison
no medicine
these blues ain’t more better when
my fever rise in the jungle
as quick as the price spikes
the days are all night
my future snapped like a rubber band
off my fold on a hand to hand
he drew from his waist
i put two in his roof
and i can still hear his screams
all night
now they ride their portfolios
like rodeos
rise every time my cherry glows
on the end of my cig as
the smoke blows through the bars
and the co’s laugh fades
as he strolls away
says i gotta pay
off that roll away
or its fuck your visitation days
and i pop off so in solitaire
i dream of offing these fred astaires
and the skin off my fingers tear
we digging for windows here
where the days are all night
this city’s a trap my partner
under the lights of they choppers
bodies tools for they coffers
not worth the cost of our coffins
i stare at a future so toxic
no trust in the dust of a promise
won’t mark the name on a ballot
so they can be free to devour our options
and just like you I’m a target
ill defined by the guap in my pocket
but the stage make figures
as quick as it off em
what marley  and pac get?
i put these caps in capitals
leave minds blazed in they capitols
i step with a fury so actual fact
that my offense could be capital

we digging for windows here

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Tankcrimes Issues Every One Is Wrong! Free Downloadable Compilation

Get your Labor Day weekend jams on with a free compilation courtesy of Tankcrimes. Entitled Every One Is Wrong!, the fourteen track collection includes a ravenous lineup of sonic deviance from the likes of Ghoul, Victims, Necrot, Spazz, Deny The Cross, Connoisseur, Brainoil, Double Cross, Kicker, and Vivisick.

 

And it’s not just cheap, it’s FREE. Download it now at THIS LOCATION.unnamed (9)

 

Every One Is Wrong! More Top Sounds For True Freaks 2016 Track Listing:

1. Ghoul – Shred The Dead

2. Victims – Questions

3. Necrot – Rebirth In Chaos

4. Spazz – B-Street Butta

5. Deny The Cross – Bacteria Tribute

6. Connoisseur – Brick Weed

7. Connoisseur – Machinegun Grenade

8. Brainoil – Support In Numbers

9. Deny The Cross – Heart Like Siberia

10. Spazz – Thrice The Heiney

11. Double Cross – Anywhere But Here

12. Kicker – You Can’t Take Me Anywhere

13. Vivisick – Rebel Is Creation

14. Ghoul – Ghoulunatics

 

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German-American rapper George Nicholas releases SORRY4THEWAIT | Free EP

US born / Germany raised rapper George Nicholas releases his latest effort “SORRY4THEWAIT”, a 4-track free tape of him rapping over hand-picked mainstream instrumentals and classic instrumentals as well. Roughly mixed and unmastered, consider this an appetiser to his upcoming “Capital Gain” EP…No apologies.

Check it out and grab your free copy below.

https://soundcloud.com/georgethenicholas/sets/sorry4thewait-free-tape
https://georgenicholas.bandcamp.com/releases

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About George Nicholas

George Nicholas was born a 90’s baby in the Peninsula of California’s Bay Area. After spending his early childhood years in Redwood City his family moved to rainy Hamburg, Germany where he grew up and currently still resides. George first got into contact with Rap music through a friend in elementary school and by the time he was 10 years old he knew that he wanted to be part of the culture. What followed were his first written lyrics and vocal recordings using a shitty laptop microphone. Through his family ties and regular trips back to the Bay Area, George stayed true to his California roots while living in Germany and it wouldn’t be long until the young teen started smoking his first blunts to the sounds of Mac Dre and Andre Nickatina. Throughout the years George recorded various free tracks and mixtapes, which he distributed locally in his hometown Hamburg. In 2014 he released his “Dual Citizenship” EP, which helped him gain attention in the German underground Rap scene (yaay!). The following year he released “The Biopsy” EP in cooperation with German Hip-Hop magazine JUICE. As of right now George Nicholas is working on his latest EP titled “Capital Gain”. Stay tuned…

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Free Show: Beverly / Flowers / The Lampshades 6/25 @ClubCafe

Beverly,from Brooklyn, have a new record out on Kanine Records. PBR is sponsoring a FREE SHOW @Club Cafe 6/25! It’s going to be a fun night with their labelmates, Flowers, over from the UK, and The Lampshades.

Beverly, the duo of Drew Citron (Avan Lava, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Frankie Rose) and Scott Rosenthal, recently announced a new album, The Blue Swell. Today, they’ve shared a video for “South Collins.” Directed and edited by Pitchfork’s Jim Larson, the clip mingles shots of vast woodlands with footage of an eerie bar—which becomes “a wild and progressively sinister party,” according to Citron. Read her description below, and scroll down to watch the video. The Blue Swell is out May 6 on Kanine.

I originally wrote the song “South Collins” as a noir film script, the music and lyrics describe a murder at an art deco hotel. One weekend after a friend’s wedding in the Catskills, I came across The Colonial Inn, and it was the perfect setting to film the video. It’s a 150 house replete with 150 years worth of taxidermy and tchotchkes. The place definitely had a surreal and creepy vibe, and the owner Steve was amazing. He has a friendly relationship with a brown bear named Baby, who comes into the hotel occasionally to eat leftovers, much to the dismay of the neighbors and wildlife protection service… Steve was totally down to let me and 20 of my friends take over the hotel for a weekend, and we ended up casting him as the older bartender.
The idea behind the video is that I walk into a hotel, and the sight of me triggers the bartender’s flashbacks to a nightclub singer he met decades before at the same hotel. A wild and progressively sinister party ensues. Years later he is still haunted by it – what happened that night? Director Jim Larson created the perfect look of an eerie “Twin Peaks” orThe Shining-like world, without getting too overtly into ghost stories and the supernatural.

Marco Benevento – Fri. 6/3 @ Rex Theatre

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w/ special guests, Superhuman Happiness

Touring in support of his new album, THE STORY OF FRED SHORT

FRIDAY, JUNE 3
REX THEATRE
PITTSBURGH, PA

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Doors at 8pm / Show at 9pm


“[Marco] continues a rewarding effort to straighten his twisted sound into the guise of an indie-rock singer-songwriter, harnessing his inventive sonic palette into rewardingly bite-size pop songs that touch on disco and soul” – LA Times

“Music that disregards genres, and the new album definitely carries on that omnivorous approach” – All Music

“The keyboardist’s finest compositional achievement thus far” – Relix

“A swirling pastiche of deep grooves, buoyant pop filigrees and grinding old-school psychedelic reveries” – Boulder Weekly


For more than a decade pianist Marco Benevento has been amassing an extensive body of work. His studio albums and live performances set forth a vision that connects the vast space between LCD Soundsystem and Leon Russell, pulsating with dance rock energy, but smart, earthy songwriting to match. It has led to numerous high profile appearances, ranging fromCarnegie Hall to Pickathon, Mountain Jam to Bonnaroo, while headlining shows coast to coast.

Marco Benevento’s latest LP, The Story of Fred Short, is some of his finest and most adventurous work to date—a maestro making “bold indie rock” says Brooklyn Vegan.  The collection is the follow-up to 2014’s Swift, which found Benevento singing for the first time and honing his psych rock and late night dance party sensibilities. The Story Of Fred Short is a continuation of this exploration with Benevento citing everything from Harry Nilsson, Manu Chau and Gorillaz as inspiration.

Divided into two sides, The Story Of Fred Short oozes with Benevento’s relentless creative spirit in songwriting, performance and production.  Side A is stuffed with mesmerizing dance rock gold.  Marco doubles down on the groove using a rare Casio drum machine that’s become a recurring muse, in addition to a live drummer. The B Side tells the story of Fred Short in seven chapters of wild, heavy rock n’ roll.  Fred Short was a Native American man known for throwing musical bacchanals on the property Marco now lives on in the Catskills.

As anybody who’s seen Marco Benevento perform can attest, with eyes closed, smile wide across his face and fingers free-flowing across the keys, he’s a satellite to the muse. With a devout and growing fan-base, Benevento is an artist whose story is only beginning to unfold.

Watch Marco Benevento “Dropkick” (Official Video)

Watch Marco Benevento “In The Afternoon Tomorrow (Official Video)

Listen to Marco Benevento “In The Afternoon Tomorrow (Spotify)

Listen to Marco Benevento “All The Other Dreams” (Soundcloud)

WE’RE ALL TO BLAME: the second single “Rotten World” in free download on Indiependent Reviews

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Rotten World” is the second single from “Matt 15:14”, the new We’re All To Blame Ep, out on June the 6th: a powerful mix of different genres, from electro rock to experimental music, from noise to ambient

“Rotten World” represents what is happening nowadays in the world in front of everybody’s eyes. When you follow the masses, being emotionless to the horrors showed perpetually to us, committed by other human beings, when you’re willing to spill blood for a wrong cause which only leads to pain and death, and, furthermore, thinking there’s nothing wrong with it, you cannot claim to have a clean conscience, you are an executioner. The world goes downhill not only because of those committing the worst crimes, but above all because of those doing nothing, too lazy and coward to do something or try to change things.

 

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WE’RE ALL TO BLAME – “MATT 15:14” Ep
(Self – Release date: 06/06/2016)

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“Matt 15:14” represents a strong criticism towards politics, religion and, in a more general sense, those beliefs and habits which most of the time do not allow the individual to live with dignity, both with himself and the world surrounding him. It is an invitation to open our minds, to gain awareness of ourselves and the reality we live in, to admit our mistakes so to reinvent ourselves, just like Nietzschean man would do. It is above all a shout of protest towards anyone committing atrocities and tries to hide them behind cultural customs and tradition dogmas appearances.
It is the voice of those who stopped taking for granted that everything considered right and true is really so, of those who are tired of just watching without doing nothing and no longer want to be victims of a corrupted system, and of those who constantly ask themselves questions about the universe and existence.
In the end, it is an ecouragement for those fighting and sacrificing themselves for justice, for those who feel alone, in a world that doesn’t always go in the best direction, but still try in their own small way to make this planet – that since the dawn of time has given us so much, but from which we’re greedily taking more than we need – a place where each creature, from the biggest to the smallest, could live together in harmony.

 

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Produced by We’re All To Blame

 

Tracklist

1. Break The Circle

2. Rotten World

3. Faithless

4. S.W.H.

Line Up

Erika Finessi – voice

Attimo Constantinov – keyboards

Andrea Zambonini – keyboards, baking vocals

 

 

WE’RE ALL TO BLAME
Alternative Rock, Electronic // Ferrara (ITA)

We’re All To Blame (WAATB) is a mix of different genres, from electro rock to experimental music, from noise to ambient. The project started at the end of 2012 in Ferrara, Italy. During the years the band released an Ep, an album, two videos and several singles and remixes. The group also played at many festivals and clubs around Italy, opening for bands such as Colt Silvers (France) and I Monaci Del Surf (Italy).
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Chinese Noise Punk Carsick Cars to Release New Album, Embark on US Tour + Free MP3

Track “15 Minutes Older” FREE for Fans

“A nervy, consonant euphoria” – New York Times
“The trio careens from spiky punk-pop to all-out noise bliss and back” – Village Voice

Carsick Cars is one of the most established indie rock bands in China. Their much anticipated third studio album 3, produced by Sonic Boom of Spacemen 3 and Hamish Kilgour of The Clean, in New York, is set to be released on February 28th, on Maybe Mars. For a FREE MP3 of the track “15 Minutes Older” to download click HERE.

Formed in 2005, almost from the very beginning Carsick Cars has been at the center of the musical explosion in Beijing and has received a mixture of snarling opprobrium, especially from some of their elders, and near-fanatic enthusiasm from their rapidly growing fan base among culturally sophisticated but alienated young Chinese around the country.

Their 20-city tour of China in March 2009 with label-mates The Gar has already passed into Chinese musical history as one of the key events in the development of the Chinese independent music scene, and their shows indicate how for many in the young audience Carsick Cars “belongs” to them as much as the young Bob Dylan “belonged” to his fans in the mid 1960s. Besides being one of the most admired and written-about bands in China, they have also received a huge amount of attention from musicians and critics in Europe and North America, having played in numerous festivals, most notably All Tomorrow’s Parties in the UK and the Primavera Sound in Barcelona, and toured with Sonic Youth in Europe.

Their second studio album was the long-awaited You Can Listen, You Can Talk a follow up of two years of explosive and almost joyful anger evoked in their first album, Panda Noise. Produced by P.K.14 frontman Yang Haisong, their first CD threw out into the Chinese indie scene some of its most iconic songs, including “Zhongnanhai”, widely seen as the anthem of disenfranchised Chinese youth, and “Rock and Roll Hero”, a standard for younger bands.

Carsick Cars – 2014 North American Tour Dates
Mar 12 Brick & Mortar Music Hall San Francisco, CA
Mar 13 Los Globos Los Angeles, CA
Mar 15 Cafe Stritch San Jose, CA
Mar 17 Habesha Lounge Portland, OR
Mar 18 The Guest House Olympia, WA
Mar 19 Chop Suey Seattle, WA
Mar 20 Copper Owl Victoria, Canada
Mar 21 Pat’s Pub Vancouver, Canada
Mar 22 Kootaney Coop Radio Nelson, Canada
Mar 23 Local 510 Calgary, Canada
Mar 24 Wunderbar Edmonton, Canada
Mar 25 Vangelis Tavern Saskatoon, Canada
Mar 26 West End Cultural Centre Winnipeg, Canada
Mar 27 Cause Minneapolis, MN
Mar 28 The Burlington Chicago, IL
Mar 30 izakaya sushi house Toronto, Canada
Apr 03 Baby’s All Right Brooklyn, NY
Apr 05 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY

Art Rap Goddess Bunny Michael Debuts “Gasolina” Video + EP Release Date

Transports Daddy Yankee to the gate of a demonic mirror universe where you’re not sure if you want to party or run for your life.
–Bullett

I am fond of the deeply odd, occasionally obscene art rap of [Bunny Michael]. 
The New Yorker

What do you get when you send a rapping Bjork and Mother Nature on a spiritual journey through space, time, another dimension? Bunny Michael. Named the original “art rapper” by Sasha Frere Jones in The New YorkerBunny Michael provides the soundtrack to your personal creative evolution.

Bunny’s oozing of inspiration is clear. Her debut video for “Gasolina”, which premiered on Bullett Magazine, was birthed from a collective of artists with a goal of empowering women.  Directed and animated by Meriem Bennani, produced by VICE duo Purple Milk, and styled by “Other Travel” collaborator (along with Bennani) Hayden Dunham,  Bunny says of the experience, “Making this video was an out of body experience. My friends and I traveled to another realm, danced, laughed and sweat there. Meriem was our guide.“ Fans can receive the mp3 of “Gasolina” for free on Bunny’s Facebook page.

Formerly known as Bunny Rabbit, Bunny Michael has spent the past 4 years dedicating herself to the pedagogy of self realization through soundscapes and visualization, becoming an expanding vessel to Universal Creative Consciousness. The result is her first self produced EP, Rainbow Licker, a 4 song initiation that not only moves you in the physical realm but transports to dimensions beyond. Rainbow Licker joins our physical world on March 25th, on Separate Reality Records.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club “Some Kind of Ghost” Music Video

Brand New Music Video: “Some Kind of Ghost”

Click HERE to watch the brand new music video for “Some Kind of Ghost”, directed by Daniel Mancini. 

Free Download of Two BRMC B-Side Tracks

Download “Gods Gonna Cut You Down” as featured on the HBO drama series ‘True Detective’ and an acoustic version of “Some Kind of Ghost” by clicking HERE

TOUR DATES

BRMC is now on tour in Europe. Click HERE for ticketing information.

DATES:
2.11.14 – Reims, France @ La Cartonnerie
2.12.14 – Dijon, France @ La Vapeur Dijon
2.13.14 – Lille, France @ L’Aéronef
2.15.14 – Strasbourg, France @ La Laiterie
2.16.14 – Nancy, France @ L’Autre Canal
2.17.14 – Besançon, France @ La Rodia
2.18.14 – Clermont-Ferrand, France @ La Cooperative De Mai
2.20.14 – Antwerp, Belgium @ TRIX Centrum Voor Muziek
2.21.14 – Brussels, Belgium @ Botanique Orangerie
2.22.14 – Kortrijk, Belgium @ De Kreun
2.24.14 – Paris, France @ Le Trianon
2.26.14 – Lausanne, Switzerland @ Les Docks
2.27.14 – Zürich, Switzerland @ Komplex 457
3.1.14 – Kufstein, Austria @ Standtsaal
3.2.14 – Dornbirn, Austria Conrad Sohm
3.4.14 – Athens, Greece @ ACRO (Guests TBA)
3.5.14 – Thessaloniki, Greece @ Principal Club Theater (guests TBA)

Hollow & Akimbo Reveal MP3 w/ NYLON Guys

“The One Who Has To Carry You Home” MP3

“…10 tracks of awesome!” – NYLON Guys

 …a buoyant and impeccably layered sound full of vibrant little melodies, chirpy electronics and choppy beats” – WNYC

“Newcomers Hollow & Akimbo have been treated to a typically synth-soaked remix of their “Singularity” single by Ghostly affiliate Com Truise.” – XLR8R

Hollow & Akimbo construct a peculiar- yet enthralling- brand of cerebral electronic pop.Today, the trio releases their self-titled debut LP via Quite Scientific Records and share album track “The One Who Has to Carry You Home” as a FREE MP3!

Having previously unveiled LP cut “Singularity,” which features deliciously fuzzy guitars & earnest, yearning vocals, The One Who Has to Carry You Home” further showcases the trio’s skill at creating pop songs with a unique electronic-meets-rock edge. The “The One Who Has to Carry You Home” MP3 premiered with NYLON Guys, and is available  HERE.

Written, recorded, mixed and mastered entirely by the band, Hollow & Akimbo features gritty textures layered over intricate arrangements. Combined with a special blend of looped rhythms, the group- Jon Visger, Brian Konicek & Mike Higgins- have created a collection that is difficult to categorize.

Recording together at home in basements, bedrooms, attics, and closets,
Hollow & Akimbo have amassed an ever-evolving archive of musical snippets,
song fragments and a fair share of noisy four track experiments.

Video: Mic Audio ft Mixo & John Wize – 30’s (prod by Matcy P)

Mic Audio of the Stereo Boyz releases the first single off his upcoming project “Hometown Advantage”, a collaborative effort with Chicago producer Matcy P.
The song “30’s” features fellow Stereo Boyz member Mixo and John Wize of the Stereo Crew whose voice can be heard on the intro and outro of the song.
Matcy P’s production made this song incredibly smooth which perfectly compliments Mic Audio’s flow and voice.

The full project “Hometown Advantage” will be released Feb 28th to close out Black History Month, under the Stereo Boyz’ slogan #MakingBlackHistoryMonth.

Check out the video below and grab your free copy of “30’s”.

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The Stereo Boyz consist of members Mixo (aka Applauze Beetz) and Mic Audio (aka Perfect Hell). Before becoming the super group Stereo Boyz they were a part of the “Rhyme Asylum” (1999 – 2008), a group that claimed a reputation of being one of Detroit’s most hardcore underground rap groups. Performing since a young age, the two MCs have created an undeniable stage presence, they master the ceremony, and in countless freestyle competitions the Stereo Boyz have earned the respect of every emcee they came across. Completing their second tour across Europe in early 2013, with shows in Germany, France, Austria and Switzerland the Stereo Boyz have been internationally approved.

With Mixo coming from Detroit and Mic Audio from Chicago they have created a perfect fusion of the Midwest. Combining strong lyrics with catchy hooks, their sound merges the best of both worlds: clever rhymes and beats that any hip hop fan will nod their head or move their feet to.The mixtape “Sound Check Vol 1” was their first group effort and has earned praises from rap fans worldwide, as well as Mic Audios following solo project “Biblical Fearical”. The Stereo Boyz dropped their EP “Live from the Ghettoblaster” in January of 2011 and after releases like the “Guten Tag!” mixtape, beat tapes and several street releases, their highly anticipated debut album “Carz, Clubz & Theatrez” was released August 13th 2013. Constantly in the studio recording and working on new beats and rhymes the group makes it impossible to be slept on.

The Stereo Boyz represent the past, present, & future of Detroit Hip-Hop. Their combination of Detroit Motown and Chicago’s House & Electro sound has created a midwest masterpiece. Now it’s time to share that masterpiece with the world.

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Chalk And Numbers Premiere 60s-Inspired Misfits Cover on The Wild Honey Pie | Download “Angelf*ck” Free

DOWNLOAD: “ANGELF*CK”

“Brave Boy Jump” Featured on Beats Per Minute,
Included on the Official Jim Henson Company
‘Fraggle Rock – Shine On’ Compilation Alongside
Covers from Animal Collective, Thee Oh Sees,
Red Fang, Dandy Warhols, and More.

STREAM: “BRAVE BOY JUMP”

STREAM: ‘PARADE’ EP

“A girl group-drenched dollop of wonderfulness.”
– THE GUARDIAN

“Vibrant pop songs infused with a colorful, swirly, breezy mix of classic 60’s pop sounds reminiscent of the Girl Group era, touches of the Beach Boys, The Zombies,
and the Left Banke.”
– XPN

“[Chalk And Numbers] pull from a wide array of influences to create their unique sound… modern and timeless simultaneously.”
– FILTER

Chalk And Numbers are a Brooklyn-based duo comprised of vocalist Sable Yong and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Pierce. Together Yong and Pierce craft catchy modern pop songs influenced by the 60’s musical cannon and analog recording technology, and today they’ve gifted us with a 60s-inspired cover of Misfits’ “Angelf*ck”, available for free download from The Wild Honey Pie — “With front woman Sable Young’s lush, flowing vocals and Andrew Pierce’s robust analog instrumentation… the band doesn’t get caught up in the Misfits’ fast-paced punk style, rather keeping their own pace and spinning their own originality and surf-rock style into the blindingly reckless punk rock original.”

Chalk and Numbers are currently working on their debut full length release as they prepare to attend SXSW 2014. Their latest EP, Parade, was released in March 2013 to positive reviews from Rolling Stone and The Guardian, who described the duo as a “a girl group-drenched dollop of wonderfulness”. Music from previous Chalk and Numbers releases has been featured on major network television shows such as Nashville,Awkward, and The Inbetweeners, and in 2012 the band contributed a song to the full length feature film “For A Good Time Call…”. 

Late last year, Beats Per Minute premiered Chalk and Numbers’ cover of “Brave Boy Jump” — a Fraggle Rock song the band was asked to record for a special compilation being released by the official Jim Henson company. Other artists contributing covers include Animal Collective, Thee Oh Sees, Red Fang, City Lights, Sleepy Sun, and many more.Fraggle Rock – Shine On is currently looking at an early 2014 limited edition vinyl release.

CHALK AND NUMBERS: FACEBOOK | BANDCAMP | TWITTER

Free Mp3: The IGive, Mr. Al Pete & Takara Houston – For Dilla (prod. by ill Clinton)

About the Song:

As the title says, “For Dilla” is a track made to honor the great J Dilla. Jacksonville artists The IGive, Mr. Al Pete & Takara Houston came together on a beat produced by ill Clinton to pay their respects to the widely loved producer and artist, who passed away in 2006.
The song can be downloaded for free, but any donations are welcome, and will go toward the charity www.jdillafoundation.org

http://illclinton.com/track/for-dilla-2

About ill Clinton & The IGive:

ill Clinton, is a producer, mult-instrumentalist, and song-writer. As one of the premier soul and hip hop producers in northeast Florida, ill has produced music for many talented artists in Florida’s underground soul and hip hop scene. “ill” is also a team member at The Cypher Open Mic Poetry & soul, a bi-weekly spoken word open mic and soul music event.

Duval based hip hop artist The IGive takes you to the stars with his reviving brand of rhythm and poetry that both captures his audience through energetic performances and delivers fabulous heart gripping lyricism and whit with soul and rhythm. The IGive’s music is a refreshing listen in a seemingly uninspired hip hop genre today.
The IGive has performed as far north as NYC and as far south as Miami, FL and has appeared in numerous festivals from the Savannah Urban Arts Festival to the city of Jacksonville’s World of Nations Celebration.

Find more info on ill Clinton here:

Facebook
Twitter
www.illClinton.com
Bandcamp

Little Racer Premieres “Dancing” Track + Free Download

Click Here To Stream + Download “Dancing” On Filter

Little Racer is a four-piece from Brooklyn consisting of Elliot Michaud (vocals, guitar), Ish Nazmi (bass), Wade Michael (guitar), and Dave Tedeschi (Drums). Shortly after forming in 2010, their eponymous single Little Racer found it’s away across the ocean to the BBC and London imprint Young and Lost Club, who subsequently released the 7″ single  The Town/Split for the Coast in late 2011.  After a short visit to London to support the single, they returned to New York to write and record a follow up EP.  With influences ranging from New Order to Cat Stevens, their ringing guitars and choruses will most definitely take you away from it all, even if only for 24 minutes.

 

Click Here To Download “Vanessa” On Young And Lost Club

Click Here To Watch “Split For The Coast” Video 

Click Here To Listen To “Split For The Coast” // “The Town”

 

Links: 

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Boys Noize remix album out now + video “Got It” feat Snoop Dogg

OUT NOW: BOYS NOIZE OUT OF THE BLACK – THE REMIXES VIA BOYSNOIZE RECORDS – PREMIERE VIA i-D MAGAZINE HERE

“GOT IT” FEAT. SNOOP DOGG MUSIC VIDEO EXCLUSIVELY PREMIERED VIA DAZED & CONFUSED HERE (free  HERE)

NEW USA TOUR DATES: LOS ANGELES’ INVASION, MIAMI, AUSTIN’S SXSW ETC
(more details below)

BOYS NOIZE (Alexander Ridha) released Out Of The Black – The Remixes yesterday, including unreleased remixes from Audion (Matthew Dear), Oliver, Jimmy Edgar,Housemeister and MMM in addition to BOYS NOIZE DJ-edits.

Boys Noize shared the official “Got It” music video featuring Snoop Dogg dancing to Boys Noize’s signature raw vibe and sound via Dazed & Confused HERE . The remix album features the Blood Diamonds remix of “Got It”, the Snoop Dogg collaboration first performed live at Ultra Music Festival (view live concert footage HERE).

In March, Boys Noize will invade Los Angeles with 4 uniquely curated events between shows at Austin’s SXSW and Miami where he will play several shows, including Boysnoize Records events. Please see details below.

The album’s Jimmy Edgar remix was premiered via Rolling Stone HERE . “Jimmy Edgar is one of my favorite producers right now,” Ridha tells Rolling Stone. “On his remix he took the funk essence of the original and flipped it to a darker but club-friendlier banger. So killer!”.

In the past year, Boys Noize has toured the US, Europe, Asia, Australia and South Africa with his signature SKULL, and performed headline shows at ULTRA, Bonnaroo, HARD Summer and HARD Day Of The Dead. In addition to releasing the GO HARD EP last June, Boys Noize teamed up with Skrillex this year to form the new group Dog Blood and lit up Coachella, Lollapalooza, Electric Zoo and HARD Summer with an electrifying live show. Entertainment Weekly described the Dog Blood debut at Coachella as “the world’s most joyous Satanic ritual. It was mystifying but fascinating—the Sahara Tent became its own congregation complete with everything but the swinging incense.” In September 2013 Dog Blood released the Middle Finger Part II EP (accessible HERE).

The remix album is released on Boysnoize Records (BNR), the label Alexander Ridha founded 2005 in order to allow himself to retain full artistic freedom while releasing his own music under the name Boys Noize and other monikers. BNR became a home for multidirectional quality electronic music. The Berlin-based anarchist collective are celebrating their 100th deafeningly successful release incl. albums from high-ranked artists Spank Rock, Siriusmo, Housemeister, Strip Steve and SCNTS, and EPs from Djedjotronic, Boody & Le1f, Peaches and UZ. – and of course BOYS NOIZE‘s debut Oi Oi Oi (2007), POWER (2009) and Out of The Black (2012). Alex has also released his highly acclaimed FABRICLIVE 72 (stream HERE) and BNR’s Boysnoize presents Dance Mania (stream HERE.)

BOYS NOIZE TOUR DATES:

Official SXSW BNR Showcase
Thursday, March 13th – Austin, TX @ Majestic Music Hall

Boys Noize Los Angeles Invasion
Wednesday, March 19th – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre

Thursday, March 20th – Pomona, CA @ The Glass House

Friday, March 21st – Los Angeles, CA @ Lot 613

Saturday, March 22nd – Los Angeles, CA @ Lure Patio

Official Miami BNR Showcase
Saturday, March 29th – Miami, FL @ LMNT

Boys Noize Out Of The Black – The Remixes (out 2/3/14 via BNR):
** Previously unreleased & exclusive mixes

1. What You Want (Jimmy Edgar Unreleased Dub MixAlb)  **
2. XTC (MMM Remix Boys Noize Re-Did) **
3. Missile (Boys Noize DJ Edit) **
4. Conchord featuring Siriusmo (Oliver Remix) **

5. Ich R U (Justice Remix)
6. Got It featuring Snoop Dogg (Blood Diamonds Remix) **
7. What You Want (Chromeo Remix)
8. XTC (The Chemical Brothers Remix)
9. Stop (Audion’s Acid State Mix) **
10. Circus Full Of Clowns feat. Gizzle (Housemeister Remix) **

FREE TO SHARE:
Teaser video HERE
“Starwin” music video HERE
“Ich R U” music video HERE
“Stop” interactive music video HERE
Snoop Dogg and Boys Noize “Got It” LIVE AT ULTRA HERE
“Got It” feat. Snoop Dogg HERE
“Ich R U” Justice remix HERE
“What You Want” music video HERE
Boys Noize & Housemeister “1988” HERE

“Here are my favorite released & unreleased remixes of my Out Of The Black album incl. Chemical Brothers, Justice, Chromeo, Oliver, Jimmy Edgar, Audion (Mathew Dear), Blood Diamonds + 2 DJ-edits of mine.” – Alex Ridha“My aim was to take the rise and fall of the original song, but engross it within a completely different system of layers and groove. It’s as if the song did I’ts thing at one club, grabbed I’ts coat and went to another club across town to take on a new life.” – Matthew Dear / Audion

“When I received the remix request, I knew what I wanted to do immediately – to bring the ‘clowns’ from dark to light, from rap to techno and ready for the dance floor circus!” – Housemeister

“This remix was really fun to work on, so much that I ended up doing two.. one that Alex used for his live show and is now coming out and the other for the single, really happy to be part of this. I wanted the remix to sound like a power tool cutting through, and coincidentally thats what the vinyl looked like.” – Jimmy Edgar


http://boysnoize.com/
http://www.twitter.com/boysnoize
http://www.facebook.com/boysnoize
http://www.soundcloud.com/boysnoize
http://www.instagram.com/boysnoize
Spotify: HERE
iTunes: HERE
Beatport: HERE

KYNG posts free download of “Burn The Serum”

Kyng’s new album Burn The Serum comes out April 15 on Razor and Tie and if you go to http://kyngband.com/ now and give them your email they will send you the title track for free.  It sort of sounds like a mix of classic Black Sabbath meets Pepper Keenan’s Corrosion of Conformity…in other words killer!

KYNG the southern California hard rock trio, originated in January of 2008 in Los Angeles. Singer/songwriter Eddie Veliz bassist, Tony Castaneda and drummer Pepe Clarke Magana, after years of working off and on with each other on various projects, decided to propagate the idea of a band that would closer fulfill their musical desires. Within months of sessioning the three were sold on the chemistry and shortly after that went into the studio to record their debut album. The sound they realized was exactly what they had sought after, a unique and universally appealing combination of heavy and captivating concepts, channeling influences from Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin to the Foo Fighters and Queens of the Stone Age. “We wanted a band that could stand alongside anything in the scene, have the ability to crossover seamlessly and still bridge who we are.” KYNG’s versatile approach of a sweet devastation bleeds from an artistic drive toward a momentum described as “California Heavy”. Their evolution will undoubtedly blaze a trail that redefines what is expected and defines the giants they will become. The Los Angeles based trio, hailing from LA and parts of Mexico, is as unique in spirit as their sound. Reminiscent at times of the metal and hard rock of the late 1970’s in style and musical collection, with a presentation that is totally heavy, classic and modern-day all at once, they are sure to refresh the Active Rock and Metal landscapes of today and tomorrow. As drummer Pepe Clarke Magaña puts it, “I think we’re doing stuff, or a combination of stuff that has been done before, in a way it’s never been done before.” Their sound on Trampled Sun easily provokes the question, “Is that really just 3 dudes?” The pipes on Eddie Veliz reminiscent of Cornell is his early days, the thunder brought by Pepe Clarke Magaña on the drums and the rolling rhythms brought by bassist Tony Castañeda have KYNG meant for great things.

Montreal’s MIRE (prog rock/metal) Announce Release of Inward/Outward; Offer Free Download

Rising out of Montreal, QC’s vibrant music scene, progressive rock / metal band MIRE are proud to announce the official release of their debut album Inward/Outward on March 18th to follow up their 2010 self titled EP.

 

Two years in the making, Inward/Outward is a 10 track reflection of ideas flying every which way around the recording studio, ranging from cognitive science to a military stint in Afghanistan by guitarist Dave Massicotte.

 

“We created this with our guts and have dared to explore a less common style of metal where the music is less obvious and sometimes requires the individual to have more than one listen before being able to grasp and really appreciate every musical element,” says guitarist Massicotte of the album. “From big chunky guitar to light piano melody, every song will take you on a different journey and set of emotions.”

The band has released the first music video ‘Limitless Pt. 2’ in support of the album, which can be viewed at the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQnqLxFv5oM

mire - "limitless(pt2)" [official hd]

FREE Download – Soundcloud stream: http://soundcloud.com/mireband/04-limitless-pt-2 

FREE Download – Bandcamp stream: https://mire.bandcamp.com/track/limitless-pt-2

“Limitless Pt. 2 is about waking up from your daily grind to acknowledge the mysticism of your existence. The potential of what mankind is capable of, starts in the hands of its individual subjects – it starts with you. As the title implies, Limitless is an expression of how far you should push your ambitions in all directions to fulfill your own ideal based on your individual experience.’ says vocalist JP LaChapelle. “MIRE celebrates diversity, because slaving to fit the mold serves another. Enough of us have been sacrificed for a semblance of freedom, and to perfect it takes mad balls. Courage to confront fear every single morning, day and night, live on the edge of your seat at all times and lean forward – goad life to ‘come at you bro’. Developing your conscience allows you to stretch out the fiber of the NOW and analyse it. Establish objectives; try 10 times in different ways until you succeed. OWN YOUR DESTINY. That’s the passion we felt when we created Limitless together.”

Track Listing: Inward/Outward

1. Complex (7:18)
2. Tyrannicide (5:33)
3. Limitless (Pt. 1) (3:47)
4. Limitless (Pt. 2) (3:22)
5. Convolution (1:23)
6. Beast and The Machine (5:53)
7. Catalan Atlas (5:05)
8. Mantra Cymatic (1:51)
9. Open Circle (5:42)
10. Upheaval (1:19)

Total Length: 41:17

Upcoming Show Dates:

Feb 15, 2014 – Montreal, QC – Club Soda – Show Details

Feb 28, 2014 – Montreal, QC – Live Interview & Performance at MusiquePlus

March 20, 2014 – Montreal, QC – Underworld

For more info, please visit the following links:

http://www.MireMusic.com

http://www.facebook.com/miremusic

https://twitter.com/MireMusicCan

Free EP: QuePac – “QuePac”

From battling alcoholism to an all out swat-ninja assault on Fox News, QuePac’s debut EP explores a dynamic range of styles and content within 5 tracks (and a 6th bonus track which is one of the most brutal diss tracks in years). Though diverse, the project remains unified through its focus on the Brooklyn Wildlife art scene, offering portraits of the lives and ideas of artists bubbling from the Bushwick underground. The production on the EP keeps heads nodding, while the lyrics appeal to lovers of commercial music and hip hop purists alike. While this is QuePac’s first EP, members of QuePac have been featured on Shade45, Kevin Nottingham, 8th Boro, and many other notable blogs and hip hop outlets. The new group can be found at www.soundcloud.com/quepac andwww.facebook.com/quepacmusic.

The EP features production from Tony Bella (Debrah Cox, Paige), July Quin, Double A, No Surrender and 5 Star Beatz, with guest appearances from Shane MauX (of the acclaimed group, Duk Duk Goose), Sharina Marisela, and the infamous DJ duo TeamEviL. Each track’s artwork also features portraits by Eat the Cake NYC (who has worked on photo/film projects with Rex Arrow, Mac Miller, Homeboy Sandman and others).

QuePac is a collaboration between long-time Brooklyn favorites Que Cee and Paco the Dopest Nerd (also from Duk Duk Goose). The team-up sprouted out of the vibrant Bushwick music scene, where some of the most innovative sounds in Brooklyn are emerging, and from which most of their inspiration for this project is drawn. Independently, they have performed shows at major New York venues such as Irving Plaza, Gramercy Theater, Public Assembly, Sullivan Hall, as well as at out of state venues and music festivals like Afro-Punk and StereoTerra.

http://dirtylifestudio.bandcamp.com/album/quepac-ep

Stream / Free Download:
http://dirtylifestudio.bandcamp.com/album/quepac-ep
http://soundcloud.com/quepac/sets/quepac-ep
https://www.mediafire.com/?rseddq7hwk1qvsn

Que Cee Bio

LIVINGSTON presents Artificially Intelligent Folks Songs of Canada Vol. 1

Featuring work produced by the sentient database LIVINGSTONArtificially Intelligent Folk Songs of Canada, Vol. 1 is the culmination of years of research in both Canadian folklore and computer science. What if we had a digital machine that could access the entirety of Canadian folk music and generate new yet hyper-authentic compositions from the source data? Thanks to this exciting collaboration between Canadian song collector Dr. Henry Adam Svec (The CFL SessionsFolk Songs of Canada Now) and Czech programmer Mirek Plíhal (Všechny Milí Lidé), there is no longer any need to wonder.
An intelligent archive is already an achievement. Yet, LIVINGSTON only produces transcriptions of words and melodies, and so our engineers also needed to put together a band. Fronted by Svec himself and featuring Misha Bower (Bruce Peninsula), Marshall Bureau (Octoberman, The Pinecones), J.J. Ipsen (Hayden, Jim Guthrie), Andrew Penner (Sunparlour Players), and more, these human musicians have breathed life into LIVINGSTON’s brilliantly cold calculations; from rough hollers and stomps to smooth-country croons, from the sparse sounds of the field to the sparkle of Andy Magoffin’s House of Miracles Studio, Artificially Intelligent Folk Songs of Canada, Vol. 1 documents the limits and possibilities of Canadian folksong—a record as wide and as varied as our land and/or the internet.
Download the music for free (or for a small contribution) via www.folksingularity.com, where you can also access tour dates and the FAQ, and stay tuned for Vol. 2 (sung by Olenka Krakus) and Vol. 3 (sung by Mathias Kom).
Witness Demonstrations
The first volume of LIVINGSTON’s Artificially Intelligent Folk Songs of Canada will be officially released on March 7th, but co-programmer Dr. Henry Adam Svec will be giving a few presentations in the coming months:
# Feb 12th @ Art Bar, Hamilton, ON (in Folk Roots Stew)
# Feb 13th @ Cafe Pyrus, Kitchener, ON (in Folk Roots Stew)
# Feb 15th @ Bicycle Cafe, Flesherton, ON
# Feb 19th @ The Cornerstone, Guelph, ON
Feb 21st @ Raw Sugar Cafe, Ottawa, ON
Feb 22nd @ The Artel, Kingston, ON
Feb 23rd @ Casa Del Popolo, Montreal, QC *
March 6th @ Tranzac Main Hall, Toronto, ON
March 28th @ Forest City Gallery, London, ON (with Olenka Krakus)
# with Jenny Omnichord/ Bird City!
* For March 6th show, Henry will be joined by the Vol. 1 Band

Free Mp3: Rock Mecca – W.A.S.C. (Rebel Anthem)

Rock Mecca Returns! One of Hip-Hop’s rising stars is back with the first single from his anticipated sophomore release, “Ironworld”. The single is called “W.A.S.C. (Rebel Anthem) and it’s an instant classic of raw aggression, rarely seen in this era of watered down rap.

Tennessee by way of Brooklyn producer Jake Palumbo provides the high octane instrumental and the scratch cuts on a track sure to blow up on mixtapes, mix shows and on the streets.

This is the track to blast in your car and to turn all the way up in your headphones, a surefire rebel’s anthem. The track has already started to cause commotion with DJS and industry insiders, and eyes are now beginning to turn to the Queens rapper as one to watch this year. Make sure to download, share, like, tweet and re-tweet, and spread the word about what is sure to be an incredible project from Rock Mecca.

“W.A.S.C.”, an acronym for Winner And Still Champion, is the first single from Rock Mecca’s upcoming release “Ironworld”.

http://www.hulkshare.com/meccadon/rock-mecca-w-a-s-c

Rock Mecca is an emcee from Queens NY, whose critically acclaimed debut Pirate Radio Star was released on September 2012 on indie label Rebel Vein Entertainment.
From the same Queens streets that brought you Nas, Mobb Deep, G-Unit and others, Rock Mecca has been steadily taking the underground in New York City and is poised to have a breakout year in 2014.

ABOUT @JakePalumbo

Tennessee’s Jake Palumbo is a rapper, producer, DJ and engineer who heads Spacelab Records and is part of New York City’s Space Camp Collective. A prolific producer, he’s teamed up with Rock Mecca to release “Ironworld”, which is slated for a March/April release

Maximo Park Previews New Album On Facebook

Click Here To Stream ‘Too Much Information’ On Facebook

Click Here To Listen “Leave This Island” (Mogwai Remix) On Filter

Click Here To Watch Video For “Leave This Island”

Click Here To Watch Video For “Brain Cells”

Click Here For Free “Brain Cells” Download

Maxïmo Park have made their new album, Too Much Information available to stream one week before the album release on Monday, February 3rd. Recorded and self-produced  by the band in Newcastle and Sunderland  with additional production duties from The Invisible’s Dave Okumu and from Field Music’s  David and Peter Brewis, the album is the follow-up  to 2012’s  critically acclaimed ‘The National Health’, and sees the band reach new heights in their remarkable songwriting and  sonic experimentation.

From the beautiful weirdness of “Brain Cells”, to the poetic “Leave This Island” and “Midnight On The Hill,” and the refined rock of “Give, Get ,Take”, ‘Too Much Information’ sees the band keen to challenge the listener  with some of their most adventurous musical and lyrical work to date.

‘Too Much Information’ will be available on vinyl, CD and digitally via all reputable outlets  through Daylighting/ Co-op/PIAS.

UK Tour Dates

2/3/14 – London, Rough Trade East + Sebright Arms
2/8/14 – Newcastle, Bridge Hotel
3/6/14 –  Portsmouth, Pyramids
3/7/14 – Bristol, O2 Academy
3/8/14 – Glasgow, Academy
3/10/14 – Liverpool, O2 Academy
3/11/14 – Nottingham, Rock City
3/13/14 – Leeds, O2 Academy
3/14/14 – Birmingham, HMC Institute
3/15/14 – Manchester, Academy
3/17/14 – Norwich, UEA
3/19/14 – Oxford, O2 Academy
3/20/14 – London, Forum
3/21/14 – Newcastle, O2 Academy
5/23-25 – Boston, MA, Boston Calling

Maximo Park are: Tom English (Drums), Duncan Lloyd (Guitar), Paul Smith (Vocals), Archis Tiku (Bass), Lukas Wooller (Keyboards)

The Revivalists, “Pretty Phonograph” (Quickie Mart RMX) | New Orleans dubstep/glitch/trap hits #4 in Beatport’s Top 100

New Orleanian producer/deejay Quickie Mart presents his remix of New Orleans indie band The Revivialists’ song “Pretty Phonograph”. The song is featured on the Space Monkey Radio 2 EP, his second collection of artist-approved dubstep/glitch trap remixes. The first EP contained remixes of songs by rapper Freddie Gibbs, California ska-funk outfit Slightly Stoopid, New Orleans bounce pioneer Ricky B, and singers Shyvonne and Justina and hit #4 in Beatport’s Top 100 Dubstep Releases. The new installment artist-sanctioned remixes of songs by Def Jam rapper Wax, Platinum Hit cast member Jes Hudak, Robopunx, and the Vettes. Click herefor an exclusive advance download of the EP, and here to stream and download Quickie Mart’s recently released remix of Justina’s track “Hard To The Body”.

stream “Pretty Phonograph” on Soundcloud
download the Space Monkey Radio 2 EP free
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Crew54 – Recognize | Video

About the Video:

“Recognize” is the latest single from the upcoming “Wyld Gentlemen” project from Crew54 & Dichter2 Productions. The Cuts on this joint were done by DJ Knexx.

Crew54 came together with Germany’s Dichter2 Productions to create an international piece of dopeness.

Check the video out below and grab your free copy of “Recognize”.

About Crew54

One of Texas brightest and hardest working acts, Crew54 is determined to make their way into the game. Combining raw reality lyrics with soul driven banging beats, G-christ and M.O.S. deliver a high energy product that bumps in your system and will blow you away live in person.

Find more info on Crew54 here:

Facebook Twitter MOS
Twitter G-christ
SlapRapz.com
The54RealityShow.com

Boys Noize Shares Jimmy Edgar Remix from Out Of The Black – The Remixes via Rolling Stone

BOYS NOIZE REVEALS FIRST REMIX “WHAT YOU WANT” (JIMMY EDGAR DUB REMIX) VIA ROLLING STONE HERE
(Free HERE)

OUT OF THE BLACK – THE REMIXES OUT 2/3/14 VIA BOYSNOIZE RECORDS

TEASER VIDEO EXCLUSIVE VIA BILLBOARD HERE
(Free HERE)

BOYS NOIZE LIVE AT HOLY SHIP!!! 

On February 3rd 2014, BOYS NOIZE (Alexander Ridha) will release Out Of The Black – The Remixes. The album includes unreleased remixes from Audion (Matthew Dear), Oliver, Jimmy EdgarHousemeister and MMM in addition to BOYS NOIZE DJ-edits. Yesterday, he revealed the first Jimmy Edgar remix via Rolling Stone HERE (free to share HERE). “Jimmy Edgar is one of my favorite producers right now,” Ridha tells Rolling Stone. “On his remix he took the funk essence of the original and flipped it to a darker but club-friendlier banger. So killer!”. Earlier, Billboard Magazine shared the exclusive teaser video HERE. The album also features the Blood Diamonds remix of “Got It”, the Snoop Dogg collaboration first performed live at Ultra Music Festival (view live concert footage HERE). In January, Boys Noize will release the official “Got It” music video featuring Snoop Dogg dancing to Boys Noize’s signature raw vibe and sound.

“Here are my favorite released & unreleased remixes of my Out Of The Black album incl. Chemical Brothers, Justice, Chromeo, Oliver, Jimmy Edgar, Audion (Mathew Dear), Blood Diamonds + 2 DJ-edits of mine.” – Alex Ridha“My aim was to take the rise and fall of the original song, but engross it within a completely different system of layers and groove. It’s as if the song did I’ts thing at one club, grabbed I’ts coat and went to another club across town to take on a new life.” – Matthew Dear / Audion

“When I received the remix request, I knew what I wanted to do immediately – to bring the ‘clowns’ from dark to light, from rap to techno and ready for the dance floor circus!” – Housemeister

“This remix was really fun to work on, so much that I ended up doing two.. one that Alex used for his live show and is now coming out and the other for the single, really happy to be part of this. I wanted the remix to sound like a power tool cutting through, and coincidentally thats what the vinyl looked like.” – Jimmy Edgar

In the past year, Boys Noize has toured the US, Europe, Asia, Australia and South Africa with his signature SKULL, and performed headline shows at ULTRA, Bonnaroo, HARD Summer and HARD Day Of The Dead. In addition to releasing the GO HARD EP in June, Boys Noize teamed up with Skrillex this year to form the new group Dog Blood and lit up Coachella, Lollapalooza, Electric Zoo and HARD Summer with an electrifying live show. Entertainment Weekly described the Dog Blood debut at Coachella as “the world’s most joyous Satanic ritual. It was mystifying but fascinating—the Sahara Tent became its own congregation complete with everything but the swinging incense.” In September 2013 Dog Blood released the Middle Finger Part II EP (accessible HERE).

The remix album will be released on Boysnoize Records (BNR), a label Alexander Ridha founded 2005 in order to allow himself to retain full artistic freedom while releasing his own music under the name Boys Noize and other monikers. BNR became a home for multidirectional quality electronic music. The Berlin-based anarchist collective are celebrating their 100th deafeningly successful release incl. albums from high-ranked artists Spank Rock, Siriusmo, Housemeister, Strip Steve and SCNTS, and EPs from Djedjotronic, Boody & Le1f, Peaches and UZ. – and of course BOYS NOIZE‘s debut Oi Oi Oi (2007),POWER (2009) and Out of The Black (2012). Alex has also released his highly acclaimedFABRICLIVE 72 (stream HERE) and BNR’s Boysnoize presents Dance Mania (streamHERE.)

Boys Noize Out Of The Black – The Remixes (out 2/3/14 via BNR):
** Previously unreleased & exclusive mixes

1. What You Want (Jimmy Edgar Unreleased Dub MixAlb)  **
2. XTC (MMM Remix Boys Noize Re-Did) **
3. Missile (Boys Noize DJ Edit) **
4. Conchord featuring Siriusmo (Oliver Remix) **

5. Ich R U (Justice Remix)
6. Got It featuring Snoop Dogg (Blood Diamonds Remix) **
7. What You Want (Chromeo Remix)
8. XTC (The Chemical Brothers Remix)
9. Stop (Audion’s Acid State Mix) **
10. Circus Full Of Clowns feat. Gizzle (Housemeister Remix) **

FREE TO SHARE:
“Starwin” music video HERE
“Ich R U” music video HERE
“Stop” interactive music video HERE
Snoop Dogg and Boys Noize “Got It” LIVE AT ULTRA HERE
“Got It” feat. Snoop Dogg HERE
“Ich R U” Justice remix HERE
“What You Want” music video HERE
Boys Noize & Housemeister “1988” HERE

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Christina Martin releases first song in Remember Me: Songs and Stories Relating to Dementia series

Christina Martin has released the first song in her Remember Me: Songs and Stories Relating to Dementia series. The title track has been paired with the story of Iona Darragh. To listen to the song and read Iona’s story, visit: http://www.christinamartin.net/category/rememberme/
Remember Me sees Martin partner with The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia to release a song a week in January for Alzheimer Awareness Month. Each track will be made available for free streaming/download at www.christinamartin.net/rememberme and paired with the story of a Nova Scotian affected by dementia.
Remember Me was developed from a series of songs written during Martin’s artist-in-residency (2011-2012) with Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, Dalhousie Geriatric Medical Research and the Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network (CDKTN). Five of the songs have been recorded over the past year with award winning producer Dale Murray.
For more information on the Remember Me: Songs and Stories Relating to Dementia, visit:

http://www.christinamartin.net/category/rememberme/

Free Download + Miami New Times votes Prez P one of “Miami’s Top 10 Rappers On The Comeup”

North Miami rapper Prez P presents the Unkleluc-directed music video for “Neva Love Em”, the new Pyrvmids-produced single from his new album The Ambiance featuring Glocky Davis, Ransom Note, J Nics and Rell Burgandy as well as production from Nuez, The Ear Drummerz, Mr. Maneuvers, DT Spacely, Ronny J, RAH, MVSIC, Sir Flywalker, Kenneth Cartel, Green City, Eccentric Music, Squareboogie and Danny Dee. Prez first emerged onto the underground rap scene in Miami with his group Da Camp in 2011 with their mixtape 7 Day Weekend: Campin Out In Da RV. That record was followed by 7 Day Weekend: Bumpin olDCool Da Campilation and VII Day Vacay, which was voted 2012 Mixtape Of The Year by the Miami blog the305.com. Miami New Times recently named him one of the Top 10 Miami Rappers On The Comeup (see article).  “‘Neva Love Em’ is an anthem for me and people like me who won’t get caught slipping falling for the traps set up for me to fail,” says Prez. “In this case we’re talking bitches.” The Ambiance is available for free download now at DatPiff.

FREE download: Moduloktopus presents ALLTOPUS (ALL tracks in 1 link)

From our good friend in Boston, Moduloktopus, a special gift to our readers:

Blessings to you Pittsburgh Music Magazine
As my welcoming gift to 2014 I am very excited to give you :
A L L T O P U SMy Complete body of work from all years of creative output for you to enjoy and Download.Releasing at least a track every week for the past year and a half, I’ve never ceased to give everyone the best of myself in many genres.
This is my gift for all who wanted a collection of all my music and a closing chapter to my constant bootleg output.
Spending Countless hours in my studio making all this music happen for me to gift it away, all I wish in return is to have it Shared and Enjoyed!

SNDCLD

Enjoy and Post as a FREE download
Always grateful for the Love and support you’ve brought
Thank You
My Best Wishes in 2014 your way,

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