BLACK COFFEE Announce Go Fund Me to Finance New Record & Facilitate Future Touring

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Columbus, OH based Rock Band BLACK COFFEE has announced a GO FUND ME campaign to help fund their upcoming new album. Funds will also go towards renovating an old school bus for future touring.

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“We need your help to convert our school bus into a tour bus so we can play shows worldwide and so we can work on our studio album with some of the top producers in the world who have worked with everyone from AEROSMITH, AC/DC, GUNS N’ ROSES, FLEETWOOD MAC, METALLICA, BLACK SABBATH, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, and SOUNDGARDEN to ADELE, ARIANA GRANDE, KATY PERRY, and PHARRELL.” – Black Coffee

Click to Donate to Black Coffee’s Go Fund Me Page

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Track List:
1. Creamer
2. I Barely Know Her
3. Hurricane
4. Monica
5. Born to Lie
6. The Traveler
7. Psychedelic Red
8. Fade
9. Away

Click HERE to Download ‘Take One’!

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Black Coffee formed in late 2017 and consists of drummer Tommy McCullough, singer Ehab Omran, guitarist Justin Young, and bassist Nick Fratianne.

With the release of Black Coffee’s first demo, Take One, on April 21st, the Columbus, Ohio rockers definitely possess the sound, style, confidence and work ethic to drive this band’s success. Take One and the original single, “I Barely Know Her,” is available on all streaming services, and its accompanying video which debuted Friday, April 20th.

Fans can expect a diverse selection of original music. From the raw and dominant 1st single to the blistering, “Hurricane,” and funky, “Monica,” . . . along with otherworldly, “The Traveler,” and drive-with-the-top-down classic,“Born To Lie,” Take One proves to be one of the most exciting musical debut’s in modern history.

Black Coffee combines superb musicianship with a high-energy performance. Dedicated to re-inventing modern rock music, Black Coffee parts the proverbial sea for the next generation of artists.

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Liam Gallagher Shares Video For New Track “Chinatown”

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: https://youtu.be/GWDu-9zHG6Y
 
Debut Solo Album As You Were

Released Globally October 6 on Warner Bros. Records

 

 
Last week Liam Gallagher debuted another new track from his highly anticipated solo album, As You Were. Gallagher continues to build anticipation for theOctober 6 release of his debut solo album by sharing the brand new video for the track “Chinatown.” The video was directed by Charlie Lightening for Lightening Films (Paul McCartney, Paul Weller, Kasabian) and was filmed at several locations in London one of which of course was London’s Chinatown area. Click here to view and share the video.
In contrast to album’s first single “Wall Of Glass,” “Chinatown” is an atmospheric, psychedelic slow burner in which he utilizes a softer side of his inimitable vocal prowess. The two tracks hint at what to expect from As You Were, with Gallagher adding a forward-looking expression of his passion for a wide range of influences from the 60s and 70s.
 
“Chinatown” was produced and written by Andrew Wyatt, the frontman of the band Miike Snow, whose previous credits include collaborations with the likes of Florence + The Machine. In addition to his work on “Chinatown”, Wyatt also co-wrote four other tracks on As You Were the shape of “Wall Of Glass”, “Paper Crown”, “Come Back To Me” and “Doesn’t Have To Be That Way”.
 
Gallagher is already back to his very best. Click here to view and share Gallagher’s performance of his first-ever solo single “Wall Of Glass” from his recent triumphant Glastonbury performance. Click here to view and share an interview with Gallagher also from Glastonbury.
 
As previously announced, tracklisting for As You Were is as follows:
 
  1. Wall Of Glass
  2. Bold
  3. Greedy Soul
  4. Paper Crown
  5. For What It’s Worth
  6. When I’m In Need
  7. You Better Run
  8. I Get By
  9. Chinatown
  10. Come Back To Me
  11. Universal Gleam
  12. I’ve All I Need
Bonus tracks on deluxe album editions:
 
13.   Doesn’t Have To Be That Way
14.   All My People / All Mankind
15.   I Never Wanna Be Like You
As You Were is now available to pre-order from https://l-gx.com/lg_asyouwere with “Wall Of Glass” and “Chinatown” provided as an instant download. It will be released on digital (standard and deluxe), CD (standard and deluxe) and vinyl (standard 12″ and limited edition color 12″ formats).
 

A special boxset is also available from https://wbr.ec/lg-store-dlxboxset. It compiles a color 12″ vinyl of the album, an exclusive 7″ format of “For What It’s Worth,” a print designed by Klaus Voorman (the artist behind The Beatles’ Revolver album cover) and additional collectors’ items. Click here for more information.

 
As previously announced, Liam Gallagher and band will tour North America this fall:
 
Nov 13              San Francisco, CA        Warfield
Nov 18              Denver, CO                   Gothic
Nov 20              Minneapolis, MN           First Avenue
Nov 21              Chicago, IL                   The Riviera
Nov 23              Toronto, ON                  Rebel
Nov 25              Boston, MA                  House of Blues
Nov 27              New York, NY               Terminal 5
Nov 29              Washington, DC            Lincoln Theatre

Nov 30              Philadelphia, PA            Union Transfer

 
Joining Liam Gallagher on the road will be Jay Mehler on guitars, Mike Moore on guitars, Christian Madden on keyboards, Drew McConnell on bass, and Dan McDougall on drums.

Transviolet and LANY at Mr. Smalls in Millvale, PA on October 21

sxsw_2016_vans_jw_transviolet_569-photo-credit-jonathan-weinerTransviolet released their debut EP last fall and will have a full length coming soon…they’ve blown up in the Hype Machine world, have been tweeted about by the likes of Harry Styles, Katy Perry and Twin Shadow, who did a remix, too.

Listen to “LA Love” on Fader here: http://www.thefader.com/2016/07/06/transviolet-la-love

Watch new video for “Nightvision” on Billboard here: http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/7486967/tranviolet-premieres-culty-video-for-nightvision

“Girls Your Age” on Late Late Show with James Corden: https://vimeo.com/151172071

“The spaciously sexy ‘Girls Your Age’….somewhere between the knowingness of Lana and the lilt of Lorde, its insta-appeal is clear.” – Noisey
“Channeling their inner David Bowie, the US electropop four-piece offer up a rallying cry to the young and the renegade.” – The Guardian

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Isn’t it funny when you have enough distance to look back and realize there was one accidental meeting, one look exchanged, one conversation shared which set in motion a chain of events that changed your life forever? It’s hardly a revelatory sentence—after all, whole films, artworks and albums have crystallized these kinds of coincidences and their knock-on effects. Transviolet’s forthcoming full length is not one of those records, but the sequence of events that brought them to the point of a) creating a collection of songs together and b) for those songs to then be released, can be attributed to talent and chemistry, sure, but some divine happenstance too.

For instance, several years ago Transviolet singer Sarah McTaggart’s mom was seated next to a celebrity hairdresser on a flight. The pair got talking and being the proud parent, Sarah’s mom ended up bending his ear about her daughter’s band. When she hopped off the flight she insisted Sarah reach out to him via Twitter. “I was like, stop bothering this poor man, he was nice enough to talk to you on the plane, I don’t think he really wants to hear our music!” Sarah laughs. “But she kept asking until I finally sent him some of our stuff.” And you can bet he liked what he heard—so much so in fact, that when dining with a record exec friend later that week, said hairdresser mentioned Transviolet. After one listen the exec was hooked, insisting that they speak with Sarah that very night.

“They called me at 10.30 PM and I was in my PJs and I thought someone was pranking me because the guy on the other line was like, ‘We want to sign you, we want to do a showcase,” she recalls, still somewhat incredulous. “I got off the phone stunned. It was super freaking crazy: they called that night and we were signed and moving to LA a month later.” All because someone chose an aisle seat (probably).

But this wasn’t the only moment that a twist of chance altered the course their path: their origin story is equally serendipitous. Thanks to her father’s job as an entrepreneur, Sarah’s family lead a nomadic existence. She spent her childhood bouncing from place to place before settling in Grand Cayman, where her father’s family hailed from originally. A Caribbean island surrounded by crystal cerulean water sounds like paradise, but removed from her friends and the “normal” high school existence, Sarah felt isolated. Although she arrived late to artists like The Beatles, Nirvana, Bob Dylan and Radiohead—“those timeless songwriters whose music really seems to transcend time and space”—it was at this point in her life that these artists really resonated.

“I clung to that kind of music because I moved around a lot as a kid and didn’t really fit in or I got sick of trying to fit in,” she explains. “So I’d escape by listening to songs like ‘Across the Universe’ or ‘Lithium’ or ‘Creep’—these artists, they get me. I became obsessed with lyrics and songwriting and that’s when I knew it was what I wanted to do.”

It was around this time that Sarah picked up the guitar. She cut her teeth playing open mic nights on the island, eventually uploading her material to a site designed to bring musicians together. And here’s where the other random split second decision triggered a crucial set of events: instead of listing her whereabouts as the Caymans, Sarah wrote San Diego on her profile. She’d set her sights on the SoCal city and it turned out to be something of self-fulfilling prophecy because when multi-instrumentalist Michael Panek logged on to search for a female vocalist, he narrowed his search to his area in—you guessed it—San Diego. A sucker for “90s jams” there was something in Sarah’s songs that appealed to this leaning. “Her lyrical style reminded me of Death Cab For Cutie,” explains the Rochester, NY native. But more than that it was her innate sense of melody that reeled him in.

“There’s a lot of good singers out there who can write crappy lyrics and get by,” he explains. “But there was something about her that had substance, it was a real visceral connection.” Despite the fact that Sarah immediately admitted she wasn’t based in San Diego, the pair quickly forged a musical partnership: Michael would email his music and Sarah would apply her words and melodies. She introduced him to Alt-J; he played her Sigur Ros. This was at the top of 2011 and by the end of it she’d uprooted her life and moved to San Diego. Was it a shock to meet each other in person for the first time after the intimacy of long distance songwriting?

“Luckily in those emails we were both pretty honest about who we were,” says Michael. “She was exactly who I thought she was going to be—except she was a lot shorter. I think the first thing I said to her when I hugged her was like, ‘Oh you’re so small!’”

It wasn’t long after the airplane-Twitter-phone call exchange that the duo upped sticks and moved to LA. Once there, Transviolet truly solidified thanks to the addition of Michael’s high school buddies and former bandmates, drummer Jonathan Garcia and guitarist Judah McCarthy. What followed was an incredibly fertile period: they signed to Epic and penned some 60-odd songs which were eventually whittled to a svelte debut album scheduled to drop next year.

But it was the quartet’s first song, which they popped online in the summer of 2015, that announced Transviolet’s arrival and really whet appetites for more. “Girls Your Age” is a bewitching slip of a song with Sarah’s voice at once recalling the Lana, Lorde and Imogen Heap: sultry, measured, assured. The song gained instant online traction. People clicked play and clicked play again. Katy Perry praised the lyrics, Harry Styles tweeted his support, Ellie Goulding selected it for a spin on Beats1 and Twin Shadow delivered an exclusive remix. “Girls Your Age” soon became a bonafide viral sensation with over a million plays on Spotify alone. Unflinchingly personal, it was also an apt introduction to the band. “It was my coming of age story, I wanted to put something out there that was raw, it wasn’t trying to be anything, it was just a true account of how I felt growing up and the turmoil that surrounded that,” states Sarah. “You’re trying to figure out who you are and at the same time the world is telling you feel this and be that and want this and you’re caught in the crossfire.”

Their four song eponymous EP (released this past September) further underscores what’s in store. “Bloodstream” is a straight up toxic love tune, while “Night Vision” expresses the flip of this. Elsewhere “New Bohemia” is unabashedly anthemic, but the lyrics are anything but throwaway. “I feel like every individual has the power to change the world, we decide on a daily basis what our world looks like and every decision we make effects our reality,” explains Sarah of the song’s message. “I wanted to write a song that inspired people to speak up and take action and to take responsibility for our generation and take a stand for something that you believe in.”

“For all of us it’s more than just the music,” Michael concurs. “We think it’s important to spread positive messages and have a nice effect on the world around us.” While Michael describes Sarah and him as yin and yang—her lyrics and melodies, his beats and arrangements—the addition of Jon and Judah should also not be underestimated. Sarah credits them as being essential to the development of their sound, which they’re now honing live on their first ever tour (they made their stage debut back in September 2015). The foursome are a tight unit and it works. “There are no divas, we all look at each other as equals and there’s no such thing as stupid ideas,” affirms Sarah. “I think that safety is what allows us to feel so free in the writing process because no matter what, the other three people are always going to back you up. Those stupid ideas are what sometimes lead to the brilliant ideas.”

Fate may have leant a helping hand, but Transviolet don’t need luck to take this to the next level.

Watch Katy Perry Vote Naked For Rock The Vote

Katy Perry Teams with Funny Or Die and iHeartMedia to Reveal The Most Natural Way to Rock The Vote on November 8.

Katy Perry gives us the bare truth about this year’s election, urging everyone to get registered and to vote. Katy came to Funny Or Die and Rock the Vote demanding to be naked on camera, so they decided to channel this to urge young voters to get registered – no matter what they’re wearing (or not wearing). Funny Or Die’s wardrobe department was thrilled with the day off, and America was thrilled with the results. Katy is joined in the PSA by comedian Joel McHale and YouTube star iJustine.

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Before You Exit’s Katy Perry Cover

The pop trio, known as Before You Exit, have released a cover for Katy Perry’s hit song, “Roar”, here: http://bit.ly/1eM0YKb. Releasing their new EP, I Like Thaton February 4th, these young pop-rockers combine catchy hooks, charm, with the great musicianship to make an adorable group you will be seeing everywhere in 2013! For more information, please visit: http://www.BeforeYouExit.com.

 

Before You Exit released the video for their most recent single, “I Like That” on Seventeen.com, which you can watch here:http://bit.ly/17snSCH. The band just got off tour supporting Cody Simpson on his Summer Headline Tour, along with special guest, Ryan Beatty. Check out the behind the scenes for Before You Exit’s “I Like That” video on Teen.com, here:http://bit.ly/11kGH2p.

 

The Orlando-based band began a few years ago with brothers Connor McDonough, 19, (Vocals/Guitar) and Riley McDonough, 17, (Vocals), only recently did the band bring in younger brother Toby McDonough, 15, on vocals. Unlike many bands of brothers, Oasis and The Black Crowes come to mind, the trio work harmoniously. “We actually get along really well. We all have our thing and work in categories by preference,” Connor says. “I write vocal melodies, Riley writes lyrics, and Toby helps with both. There are never fights because each of us can do our own thing, but also contribute to each other.”

 

Just releasing their brand new EP in February 2013, the three brothers have crafted a soaring pop album of uplifting relationship songs that effortlessly blend sharp hooks with bright and buoyant rock. The album standout and first single, “I Like That”, is a tune with tenderly romantic lyrics and big pop-rock beat. Ryan Daly and Anthony Improgo, along with Connor McDonough, produced the new album. “They really listened to what we wanted to do and let us try out our ideas, no matter how crazy,” Connor says laughing. “Because of that, we feel really connected to the way the recording turned out,” Riley adds.

 

Before You Exit’s debut EP, Letting Go (March 2011), and most recent release, I Like That have been critically acclaimed by the likes of MTV, J-14, Seventeen, Teen Just Jared, Girls Life, just to name a few. The band has also gained a great buzz from touring in support of Allstar Weekend, All Time Low, Action Item, and more!

 

Conjuring up the optimism in the band’s name-inspired by the sentiment “make a difference before you exit – the band works daily to make their way to the top but they never fail to stop and appreciate what has got them thus far. There’s no way we’d be anywhere without our incredible fans. They are behind us every step of the way and are a huge piece of this band,” states youngest brother, Toby. In light of the many short lived and fly by night artists, this young, singer/songwriting, brother driven band, is one to be around for a while.

 

Before You Exit released their new EP, I Like That on February 4th. To purchase I Like That, please visit: http://smarturl.it/ILikeThatEP. For More information, please visit: www.BeforeYouExit.com

 

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Lefty – “Katy Perry” Video (Rap/Hip Hop)

About the Video:

Lefty follows up his last singles which are The Industry Featuring Freeway and Random aka Megaran and Aint’t Fucken Wit Me Featuring Cory Gunz and Rugaz with his first video for his song Katy Perry Produced by Hexsagon. Trust me when I tell you, this is a banger for real and the way he put this concept together it out of this world. Once you see this video and get the concept, you are going to wet your pants. This song is off of lefty’s upcoming album “My Views” coming out August 7th, 2013. Download this song now and share it with your friends by clicking the link below.

About Lefty

Many hip-hop artists claim titles like Entrepreneur, Hustler, or Go-Getter, but none exemplify this title better than Lefty. Born Kareem Williams in South Philadelphia, PA, Lefty, the son of The Late Doo Wop singer Charles Williams From “The Turbans”, began his quest to hip-hop stardom in 1998, rapping his heart out on the set of Philly Most Wanted video shoot for legendary producer Pharrell Williams of the Neptunes, heavily influenced by 2Pac, E-40, Eightball and MJG and more, as part of a South Philly rap group named Plead Da Fifth, including Takedown Records star Daytona, among others. After dropping 3 well received mixtapes with the group, Lefty, decided to become a co-owner of Lab Addicts studio. He helped shape the careers of noted Philly rappers NH, Random (aka Mega Ran) and many more.

Never one to hustle backwards, Lefty decided to leave the studio and mic behind in 2003 to focus on business ownership and family life. After putting up amazing numbers in the MLM (Multi-Level-Marketing) and Internet marketing business and relocating to Phoenix, AZ, Lefty is now returning to the hip-hop world with a vengeance, boasting an improved flow and sharper business mind. On the side, Lefty hosts a high profile hip-hop gossip blog, and has conducted interviews with some of the biggest names in Reality Television and Adult Entertainers.

Lefty’s first single “The Industry,” features legendary Philly MC Freeway, as well as Random aka Megaran. His upcoming album release will feature several noted guests, including Corey Gunz (Young Money), Journalist, Daytona, Mr. Charlie (Suave House) and more. Multiple hustles, many talents. One Lefty.

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Rosie Soul & The Rock N Roll Cowboys Live @ Daddios

ROSIE SOUL & THE ROCK’N’ROLL COWBOYS are – without a doubt – the hottest hard rock party band in the world. AC/DC, Lady Gaga, Shinedown, Def Leppard, Katy Perry, Nickelback, Bon Jovi, Pink, Van Halen, and MORE. Rosie’s show is NON-STOP DANCING to everyone’s all time favorite songs. Crimson Society is the lead single off of an upcoming EP, the first studio recording effort from Rosie Soul and the Rock and Roll Cowboys. Listen to it here.

ROSIE SOUL is the ultimate, interactive rock’n’roll experience. Rosie brings a full, professional sound and light show that will make your guests feel like they are at Madison Square Garden. This is not a dull, ho-hum, “variety” or “wedding” band – sleepwalking through songs. Rosie Soul’s show crackles with flash and passion on every note.

“Last Saturday was the first time we had Rosie at our venue and I was blown away! From the beginning to the end the crew, the band and Rosie herself was kind, accommodating, friendly, but most importantly entertaining. One of our regular customers told me they felt they weren’t just seeing a band in a bar, they felt like they were truly at a concert and I think from the feedback I have gotten that the whole room felt the same way. It was a pleasure to see all the new faces of Rosie fans in our bar and see all of our regulars converted into Rosie followers! Even our staff hasn’t quit talking about what a good time they had even though they were working the whole time. One of the bartenders said it was the best time he has ever had while working. We thank you for the boost in sales you brought us for the night, for the new customers you brought to our door, for your professionalism and the care you took to make sure we were pleased, but most importantly, we thank you for a stellar night of music we won’t soon forget!

Sincerely,
Glenna K. Strable
Event Coordinator Daddio’s Bar & Grille”