Tami Neilson's 'SASSAFRASS!' Blends Powerhouse Vocals, Sly Lyrics, From New Zealand's Twangy Rock 'n' Soul Singer
Tami Neilson won't be staying New Zealand's secret for much longer. For the past decade, the Canadian-born, New Zealand-based singer/songwriter has been the queen of her adopted homeland's country and roots music scenes. She picked up handful of Best Country Album awards at the New Zealand Music Awards ...
Music Legend & Virtuoso Guitarist Shawn Phillips Releases His Most Daring, Socially Conscious Album Yet With Continuance
Shawn Phillips, one of music's most daring, influential and enigmatic figures, has an announced the release of his new album, Continuance, via Tunecore Distribution. The record - Phillips' 26th solo effort - sees the genre-bending singer-songwriter and virtuoso guitarist, who was once described by Bill ...
Elvis Costello's "I'll Still Love You" Contribution From 'Johnny Cash: Forever Words' (Legacy Recordings/April 6) Unveiled Today
Legacy Recordings has unveiled Elvis Costello's contribution to the forthcoming 'Johnny Cash: Forever Words' album, out April 6 on Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. The brand-new song is set to a poem written by Johnny Cash that is now being put to music for the very first time.
Introducing Cosmos Sunshine
Born Cosmos Sunshine Heidtmann on a commune-like hippie settlement on the Connecticut River, there's an outpouring of influence behind the music that draws from years of reflection and observation. The settlement was a homestead farm with no electricity, no phones and an outhouse. Water had to be hand ...
The Lucky Losers Deal Winning CD, Blind Spot, On May 18 From Dirty Cat Records
Veteran blues vocalists Cathy Lemons and Phil Berkowitz, aka The Lucky Losers, deliver a soulful '60s retro sound on their third CD, Blind Spot, coming May 18 on Dirty Cat Records, distributed through CD Baby.
Watch a video about recording the new CD here: https://www.theluckylosers.com/epk/
Okkervil River Embark On Mystical Journey In Epic New Video For "Pulled Up The Ribbon" From Forthcoming Album 'In The Rainbow Rain' (4/27, ATO)
Okkervil River have released a new song and video "Pulled Up The Ribbon," the second new track from their forthcoming album 'In The Rainbow Rain,' out 4/27 on ATO Records. The epic and esoteric video, directed by Christopher Good, follows the band as they embark on a mystical journey that seems to transcend ...
Palms Casino Resort And Live Nation Present Blink-182's "Kings Of The Weekend" Rock Residency At The Newly Renovated Pearl Concert Theater
Palms Casino Resort and Live Nation present GRAMMY-nominated trio blink-182's first-ever Las Vegas rock residency "Kings of the Weekend" at the newly renovated Pearl Concert Theater. The 16-show run, which begins May 26 with dates through November, is one of the resort's first major entertainment collaborations ...
King Crimson Meets Van Der Graaf Generator! David Cross & David Jackson Release New Album "Another Day"
During the 1970s David Cross was a member of King Crimson and David Jackson was a member of Van der Graaf Generator. Now much to the excitement of music aficionados worldwide, the duo have teamed up for an amazing new album titled "Another Day"!
Released via Cherry Red Records, the 12 new tracks ...
John Craigie's New Album Live - Opening For Steinbeck Out Now
Portland, OR-based John Craigie releases his second live album LIVE - Opening For Steinbeck today. With wry observational humor interwoven in both story and song, the album is an ideal introduction to an artist doing something that's simultaneously old and brand new. The album documents a pair of sold ...
Dave Kerzner Releases New Music Video "Dirty Soap Box" Featuring Steve Hackett
Sound of Contact co-founder Dave Kerzner has released a new music video from his second solo album "Static". It's for his song "Dirty Soap Box" which features a guest appearance from the legendary Steve Hackett, former guitarist of Genesis.
"I wanted to make reference to my deep rooted influences ...
Award Winning Songwriter Gar Francis Experiences Highest Form Of Flattery When Various Artists Covering Versions Of His Songs On New Album Release On Bongo Boy Records
Gar Francis Songbook Volume One by Various Artists includes songs that won at the Global Music Awards and won Awards at the Songwriters Universe. The album is currently pick up for heavy radio rotation on iSpin Radio.
It's been an honor and a pleasure working with so many talented artists over ...
After Supporting The Waterboys, Singer/Songwriter Alba Steps Away From Rock Roots To Release Neo-Soul Single 'Lucky'
After years of rock experience as the front woman of Sons Of Rock in her native Spain, winning dozens of awards for her live and studio work, performing in over a hundred venues including festivals such as Rock In Rio, The Great Escape and Ronnie Scott's, ALBA has returned with soulful single 'Lucky, ...
YES Guitar Legend Peter Banks's Anthology Be Well, Be Safe, Be Lucky... 2CD & The Self-Contained Trilogy 3CD
YES and Flash guitar legend Peter Banks's Be Well, Be Safe, Be Lucky...The Anthology 2CD & The Self-Contained Trilogy 3CD are now available!
PETER BANKS: BE WELL, BE SAFE, BE LUCKY… THE ANTHOLOGY
Peter Banks was one of the original members of YES and an accomplished guitarist, but sadly passed ...
Steve Wynn Of The Dream Syndicate Readies Two Expanded Reissues Via Omnivore Recordings On April 27, 2018
The Dream Syndicate brought strains of psychedelia to the early '80s American indie-rock movement with their influential Slash Records album The Days of Wine and Roses. And they made a critically hailed comeback with 2017's How Did I Find Myself Here on Anti- Records. But when the band took a hiatus ...
Perfect Blue Sky Release 'Fiction Man' Single, Lyric + Live Video
Multinational Band PERFECT BLUE SKY have released their third classic rock single 'Fiction Man' including a lyric video and live video. The live video was at The Preservation Room in London UK by videographer John Kye. The song is taken from the album 'The Eye Of Tilos', which debuted on May 19th, 2017. ...
Austin's Jeff Plankenhorn Shifts From Side (And Slide) Guitar Work Into Spotlight With New Album, Out May 4, 2018
When Jeff Plankenhorn, arguably one of the busiest and most highly regarded guitar players on the Austin music scene, tells you that he "hardly ever takes sideman gigs anymore," take it with a grain of salt.
Yes, it's true he's made a concerted effort to carve out more time for his own solo career ...
David Fitzpatrick To Release Solo Studio LP "Parachutes In Hurricanes" New Album Due April 27th
David Fitzpatrick who has led Milwaukee's Dave Fitzpatrick Band for decades will release his first major solo work entitled "Parachutes In Hurricanes" on Daystorm Music. Known for his production résumé, musician/engineer/producer Gary Tanin (Jack Spann, Sam Llanas, Roger Powell, Daryl Stuermer) was ...
Gar Francis Releases A New Album Titled: Gar Francis Songbook Volume One By Various Artists Doing Versions Of Songwriter Gar Francis Songs
Gar Francis Songbook Volume One by Various Artists
Album Presale: 3.9.18
Official Release Date: 3.16.18
Featuring the following Songs and Artists:
01. Baby Let's Go - Tom Vicario 2:42
02. Come On Come On - The Easy Outs 3:10
03. I Won't Cry Anymore - Genya Ravan 4:35
(Ten Wheel Drive)
2018: 50th Anniversary Of 1968 War Protests, Beatles & Stones "Revolution"
2018 is the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 political riots (led by Jerry Rubin & the Yippies) at the Chicago Democratic Convention. That same week in August saw the release of the Beatles single "Revolution" and the Rolling Stones '45 "Street Fighting Man" - the perfect protest soundtrack.
In Pat ...
New Single From Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys
Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys are proud to announce their new radio single "Raining In My Heart" written by Ralph Stanley II, Alex Leach and Joe Rose. The song is from the band's self-titled album that has appeared on Billboard's Top Bluegrass Albums Chart numerous times since its release. ...
Van Morrison Joins Forces With Jazz Organ Virtuoso Joey DeFrancesco On You're Driving Me Crazy, A New Studio Album Available On April 27, 2018
Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Van Morrison's new 39th studio album, You're Driving Me Crazy, a musical collaboration with Hammond organ virtuoso and trumpet master Joey DeFrancesco, on Friday, April 27.
The successor to Versatile, Van's chart-topping jazz ...
Blues Funk Musician Unleashes Latest Single
Zach Prather, based in Switzerland, is a blues funk artist and singer-songwriter who has worked with renowned acts including Mick Jagger and Etta James as well as Screamin' J Hawkins and Willie Dixon, who have been part of Zach's journey to create his own "B Funk" style.
Born in Chicago in 1952, ...
George Thorogood & The Destroyers Cover The Sonics' "Shot Down" On Exclusive Record Store Day 7" Single
George Thorogood & the Destroyers are releasing a limited-edition 7" single for Record Store Day featuring two new recordings. The A-side features a cover of "Shot Down," originally recorded by legendary garage rockers The Sonics, backed with "Ain't Coming Home Tonight," an all new original penned by ...
Tom Rush, Legendary Folk Singer/Song-Finder, Readies 'Voices,' First Album Of Originals, Out April 27, 2018
Over the course of his 50-year-plus career, one of Tom Rush's defining gifts has been his ear for the faint voices of significant new songs by little-known writers. The New England-based singer-guitarist, a surviving giant of the early '60s folk boom, was among the very first to record future standards ...
Angela Josephine Releasing New Album May 4th
Daylight, the long-awaited, full-length album from indie-folk artist Angela Josephine, is scheduled for release on May 4, 2018. This project is at once a folk-rock opera and personal exploration; the listener is drawn into the narrative of a woman caught in the dark night and her revelatory journey ...
Mt. Joy's "Amiable & Soaring" (NPR Music) Self-Titled Debut Out Today
Today, Mt. Joy's "amiable & soaring" (NPR Music) debut album 'Mt. Joy' is out on Dualtone, an Entertainment One company. Deemed "your new folk-rock heroes" by Rolling Stone and selected by NPR as one of their Slingshot Artists for 2018, 'Mt. Joy' -- produced by Jon Gilbert -- stands among 2018's boldest ...
George Thorogood & The Destroyers To Release Three Essential Albums In New Vinyl LP Editions
On March 30, George Thorogood & The Destroyers' Bad To The Bone and Born To Be Bad albums, long out of print on vinyl, and the band's Greatest Hits: 30 Years Of Rock collection, never before available on vinyl, will be released in special vinyl LP editions via Capitol/UMe. All three albums are available ...
Vitamin String Quartet Delivers A Hypnotic Take On Flaming Lips' Whimsical Hits
This April, Vitamin String Quartet continues their tradition of putting a virtuosic spin on music's most popular hits with this special Record Store Day release of the quartet's hypnotic, all-strings take on the acid-tinged, psychedelic rock of The Flaming Lips hits "Do You Realize??" and "All We Have ...
HIP Video Promo Presents: Rocky Athas Premieres The Epic Blues-Rock, Guitar-Shredding "Dictator" Music Video
The cut-throat licks that Rocky brings to the table slice through the mix of this roaring tune. His quintessential Strat tone gives his riffs their signature All-American grit that fellow Lone Star residents can consider their national anthem.
Rocky Athas, known by critics and fans as "The Texas ...
Alfonso Velez & Phil Joly Record At Power Station New England
Manhattan rocker Alfonso Velez recently recorded three new songs at Power Station New England with Grammy-winning engineer Phil Joly. Velez's music has been described as old school rock 'n' roll with comparisons to Elliot Smith's songwriting and Paul Simon's vocal timbre.
"Alfonso and I saw eye ...