NEW YORK, NY (May 31, 2016) — GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist JAMES BLAKE announces the itinerary for his 2016 North American headline tour this fall. He first makes an appearance at Bon Iver’s Eaux Claires in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and then stops in major cities across the country including a night at the famed Radio City Music Hall in New York City on October 3, and finishes up the tour at The Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles October 20.
There will be a presale for Songkick followers of James Blake beginning at 10am local time on June 1 HERE with local presales happening on June 2nd. Public tickets go on-sale at 10am local time on Friday, June 3rd HERE. Full tour routing is below.
BLAKE will be on tour supporting the release of his critically acclaimed third full-length offering, The Colour In Anything [Republic Records] which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Electronic/Dance charts. Get it HERE.
He recently premiered the music video for “I Need A Forest Fire” [feat. Bon Iver]. It’s already amassed over 500K views. Watch it HERE.
BLAKE recently headlined two sold out shows at Los Angeles’ Belasco Theatre May 16 and New York’s Webster Hall May 18. Tickets for both shows were sold out in less than a minute.
Among its 17 tracks, the new record features the recently revealed songs “Modern Soul” and “Timeless”— both initially featured on his BBC Radio 1 Residency show. In addition, it includes “I Need a Forest Fire” [feat. Bon Iver] and “Radio Silence”, both of which premiered on BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac show. In addition to the Bon Iver feature, Frank Ocean and Rick Rubin also contributed to The Colour In Anything as co-writer and co-producer, respectively.
BLAKE’s touch can be felt throughout the modern music landscape. He lent his inimitable voice and production to “Forward” on Beyoncé’s chart-dominating #1 blockbuster Lemonade. In addition, he co-wrote the opener “Pray You Catch Me.” Following the release of 2013’s OvergrownBLAKE garnered a “Best New Artist” nomination at the 2014 GRAMMY® Awards, a nod for “British Male Solo Artist” at the 2014 BRIT Awards and won Great Britain’s esteemed “Mercury Prize”. To cap it off BLAKE also took home the Ivor Novello Award for “Best Contemporary Song” for the track Retrograde. He’s graced the stage at Coachella, Bonnaroo, Governors Ball, and countless other festivals as well as performing sold out headline tours.
8/12-13 Eau Claire, WI            Eaux Claires
9/23     Dallas, TX                   House of Blues
9/24     Houston, TX               House of Blues
9/25     Austin, TX                   ACL Live at the Moody Theater
9/27     New Orleans, LA        Orpheum Theatre
9/28     Atlanta, GA                 Tabernacle
9/30     Philadelphia, PA          Electric Factory
10/1     Washington, D.C.        Lincoln Theatre
10/3     New York, NY             Radio City Music Hall
10/4     Boston, MA                 House of Blues
10/5     Montreal, QC              Metropolis
10/7     Toronto, ON                Massey Hall
10/8     Royal Oak, MI             Royal Oak Music Theatre
10/9     Chicago, IL                  Cadillac Palace Theater
10/12   Seattle, WA                 Moore Theatre
10/13   Vancouver, BC            Orpheum Theatre
10/14   Portland, OR               Roseland Theater
10/18   Santa Barbra, CA        Arlington Theatre
10/20   Los Angeles, CA         Hollywood Palladium
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Introducing Savoy Motel on What's Your Rupture: New single + live dates

Introducing Savoy Motel: Sign With What's Your Rupture?

Live Dates Announced: NYC, Chicago and More
Photo: Semi Song

Welcome to Nashville's Savoy Motel - an intensely orchestrated and unique hybrid of glam rock, boogie, soul, power-pop, garage, punk, dance music and showmanship all rolled into one.  

Savoy's whole package opens up their horizons, and yours, to a sound made by four friends tired of witnessing music eat its own tail; with unclouded judgment, creative refinements, and peerless technique, they grab that tail and stick it into a wall socket, putting the cap back on 15+ years of rock revivalism and strident genre adherence. And they make it seem easy.

Savoy Motel are thrilled to announce they've signed to What's Your Rupture? who've recently given us memorable releases from Parquet Courts, Royal Headache, Iceage and more.  After their debut Hot One 7" which Consequence of Sound raved "a style of funky rock that feels somehow detached from the reality of the present, or really any reality at all. It's slick yet shambolic, grooving yet kooky.." and a slew of dates with Black Lips, Savoy hit the road this June playing Brooklyn, Chicago, Philadelphia and more - full list of dates below. 

Today they share new single "Souvenir Shop Rock" which NME claims is "the best guitar-based offering by a new act I've heard all year."

Savoy confess they "use rock and roll as a vehicle to reach and promote the feeling of TOTAL FREEDOM and "are defined more by a feeling than a sound."  The about face in approach is something the members of Savoy Motel had worked up to for years in their earlier projects (Cheap Time, Heavy Cream). They are prepared to change minds.

Stay tuned.

Savoy Motel Live Dates:

June 15: Ottobar - Baltimore, MD
June 16: The Pharmacy - Philadelphia, PA
June 17: Union Pool - Brooklyn, NY *
June 18: Brillobox - Pittsburgh, PA #
June 19: Happy Dog - Cleveland, OH
June 20: UFO Factory - Detroit, MI
June 21: The East Room - Chicago, IL
June 22: PK's - Carbondale, IL 

* - w/ Nude Beach and Cheena
# - w/ Gotobeds

Savoy Motel Is:
Jeffrey Novak: bass / vocals
Jessica McFarland: drums / vocals
Mimi Galbierz: guitar / vocals
Dillon Watson: guitar

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Brian Jonestown Massacre come to LA this weekend


27th May 2016  US San Francisco CA- The Independent
28th May 2016 US San Francisco CA- The Independent
29th May 2016  US Los Angeles CA- Teregram Ballroom
30th May 2016  US Los Angeles CA- Teregram Ballroom
31st May 2016 US Los Angeles CA- Teragram Ballroom
1st June 2016 US Phoenix AZ- Crescent Ballroom
2nd June 2016  US San Diego CA- Belly Up

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DIANE COFFEE summer tour 2016


Gearing up for the next leg of our 2016 Summer Tour! 

6/3 Fort Wayne, IN - The Brass Rail
6/4 Indianapolis, IN - The Hi-Fi
6/5 Chicago, IL - Do Division Street Fest
6/11 Cincinnati, OH - The Woodward Theater
6/24 Lexington, KY - Cosmic Charlie's
6/25 Louisville, KY - Zanzabar
6/26 Nashville, TN - The Basement East
6/29 Appleton, WI - Concerts In The Courtyard
6/30 Madison, WI - The East Side Club
7/1 Milwaukee, WI - Summerfest
7/9 New York, NY - 4 Knots Music Fest
7/10 Lancaster, PA - Chameleon Club (Lizard Lounge)
7/22 Baltimore, MD - Metro Gallery
7/23 Washington, DC - DC9 Nightclub
7/24 Camden, NY - XPoNential Music Festival
7/26 Akron, OH - Musica
8/18 Costa Mesa, CA - The Wayfarer
8/19 San Diego, CA - The Hideout
8/20 Pioneertown, CA - Pappy & Harriet's
8/23 Santa Barbara, CA - Velvet Jones
8/25 San Francisco, CA - The Chapel
8/26 Visalia, CA - Cellar Door
8/27 Los Angeles, CA - Getty Museum

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The Raveonettes Share "Scout" Track Via Brooklyn Vegan

 Photo Credit: Amber and Ashlie Chavez


WATCH & SHARE: The Raveonettes - "Scout" (Lyric Video)

"Like the others in this series, “Scout” is different than almost anything Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo have done before. In this case, a rhythm-section-driven song with a very funky muted bass and atmospheric orchestration." - Brooklyn Vegan
The Raveonettes premiere their brand new track "Scout" this week via Brooklyn Vegan The song is the fifth track release from the band's official RAVE-SOUND-OF-THE-MONTH playlist where the duo will continue to upload a freshly recorded track on the last Friday of every month until December. The 'anti-album' will feature a collection of new tracks that aren't bound by the constraints of the format.  Join the RAVE-SOUND-OF-THE-MONTH and subscribe to the playlist here + listen to the new track and read an exclusive interview with Sune Rose Wagner on Brooklyn Vegan.

The duo also announces an appearance at this year's Reverence Festival in Seattle on June 11th. You can purchase tickets and find more details on the festival here.

The Raveonettes also continue their new Pledge Music Campaign where fans can pledge for the CD and vinyl of the forthcoming new album. Sign up for the Pledge Music Campaign at http://radi.al/TheRaveonettesPledge.
01. The World Is Empty (Without You)
02. Run Mascara Run
03. Excuses
04. Junko Ozawa
05. Scout
Tour Dates
06.11 - Seattle, WA - Reverence Festival


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Band of Skulls' By Default out TODAY



Photo credit: Andy Cotterill

By Default, the latest album from U.K. trio Band of Skulls, is out today via BMG. The new music is receiving early critical acclaim both stateside and abroad:
“Band of Skulls rip and roar, the song a wily mix of clashing guitars, vocals that both rocket high and dip low, and a fierce chorus that is the sonic equivalent of being stared down by some imposing authority. Think a savage hybrid of Modest Mouse
and Jack White.”—Consequence of Sound
“…each song packs a punch…they've always had a certain swagger in their music but here you can really feel an authority and confidence…”—The Independent

“I hear a new attitude behind it…shows them sharpening their sound.”—KCRW
“A crisp return.”—Clash

To celebrate the release, Band of Skulls has confirmed North American dates this fall. The tour will kick off September 6 at Boston’s Royale and will make stops at Chicago’s Metro, San Francisco’s The Fillmore, Los Angeles’ Wiltern and New York City’s Terminal 5 among many others.
In addition, New York area fans will have a chance to catch Band of Skulls ahead of the fall tour at a very special acoustic performance and signing on Sunday, June 19 at Rough Trade in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Fans will receive two wristbands to the show by purchasing By Default at Rough Trade starting at 11a.m. today:http://www.roughtrade.com/events/2016/6/2289.
Produced by Gil Norton (Pixies, Foo Fighters, Patti Smith) and recorded at Rockfield Studios, By Default finds the band—Emma Richardson (bass, vocals), Russell Marsden (guitar, vocals) and Matt Hayward (drums)—following up on their acclaimed 2014 release, Himalayan, by making a conscious decision to take a step back from their relentless world-wide touring schedule, having never spent more than a month off the road in the last two years.
“We went back to square one,” says Hayward. In the church—between visits from the vicar, bringing tea and biscuits on his trolley—they found the new songs in hours of woodshedding on ratty old practice amps. “It’s definitely a new era,” says Marsden. “The first three records were like a trilogy, a piece of work in of themselves. We wanted to do those things, and we did them all. We took a breath, took a look at what we’d done, and started from scratch again.”
Listen to the lead single “Bodies” here: https://BoS.lnk.to/BodiesVideo.
September 6—Boston, MA—Royale
September 7—Montreal, QC—Corona Theatre
September 8—Toronto, ON—The Opera House
September 9—Columbus, OH—Skully’s Music Diner
September 10—Chicago, IL—Metro
September 11—Minneapolis, MN—Fine Line Music Café
September 13—Denver, CO—Gothic Theatre
September 14—Salt Lake City, UT—Urban Lounge
September 15-18—Victoria, BC—Rifflandia
September 16—Vancouver, BC—The Vogue Theatre
September 18—Seattle, WA—The Showbox
September 19—Portland, OR—Revolution Hall
September 21—San Francisco, CA—Fillmore
September 23—Los Angeles, CA—Wiltern
September 23-25—Las Vegas, NV—Life is Beautiful
September 24—Solana Beach, CA—Belly Up
September 26—Tucson, AZ—Rialto Theatre
September 28—Austin, TX—Antone’s
September 29—Dallas, TX—Trees
September 30—Memphis, TN—Minglewood Hall
October 1—Nashville, TN—Exit/In
October 2—Atlanta, GA—Terminal West
October 3—Durham, NC—Motorco Music Hall
October 4—Washington DC—Black Cat
October 6—New York, NY—Terminal 5
October 7—Philadelphia, PA—Union Transfer  
Pre-Order By Default Now:

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BAT FOR LASHES Releases Video For "Sunday Love"

Releases "Sunday Love" Video - PRESS HERE To Watch
The Bride out July 1st via Parlophone/Warner Bros Records
Bat For Lashes - aka multi-instrumentalist and visual artist Natasha Khan - has released the visually striking and heartfelt clip for new single "Sunday Love," off of her upcoming album, The Bride (out July 1, 2016 via Parlophone/Warner Bros Records). PRESS HERE to watch. This new video continues to expand on The Bride's chilling story, which chronicles a woman whose fiancé is killed in a crash on the way to the church for their wedding. Shot in the Californian desert at night, the film - created and conceived by Khan and co-directed by John DeMenil - shows The Bride frantically searching for her lost love, only to end up devastated and alone.

Written as the soundtrack with a feature length film in mind, The Bride was created and produced by Natasha Khan alongside a host of long-time collaborators and friends including Simone Felice, Dan Carey, Head and Ben Christophers. During its conception, Khan wrote and directed a short film entitled I Do, making its debut at this year's Tribeca Film Festival in NYC in April, the themes of which point to the new album. The Bride was created over the course of 18 months in London, Los Angeles, and Brighton. Finally, last Autumn, Natasha headed to the mountains of Woodstock, NY, where she built a studio into the ground floor of a big old house and lived there for two months, finishing the record with co-producer Simone Felice (Lumineers, Felice Bros). The album was mixed by Head in London and mastered at Metropolis Studios.

Bat For Lashes is set to perform The Bride in its entirety to a sold out crowd at Saint Ann & The Holy Trinity in New York on June 1st. This will conclude her exclusive series of intimate church performances, which have garnered rave reviews - including five stars from The Guardian. See full routing below.

PRESS HERE to watch "In God's House," the first clip off of the record, conceived by Natasha Khan and co-directed by John De Menil.
PRESS HERE to read what Khan tells Pitchfork about The Bride.

The Bride Shows:
6/1                         Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Ann & The Holy Trinity **SOLD OUT**
6/3                         New York, NY @ Governors Ball
6/22-26                 Somerset, UK @ Glastonbury
9/3                         Larmer Tree Gardens, UK @ End Of The Road Festival
Pre order The Bride:

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The Coathangers play NYC on July 12th as part of their extended 'Nosebleed Weekend' North American tour!

The Coathangers newest album,
Nosebleed Weekend, is out now on
Suicide Squeeze Records
In addition to their run supporting Refused, they're extending their North American tour into July and beyond!

Fans in New York can see them play live on
July 12th at the Bowery Ballroom


Early Praise for Nosebleed Weekend:
“Who knew that even in punk, practice could make perfect?” SPIN

“…the group's best so far!” NPR’s All Songs Considered

Nosebleed Weekend, their newest record out this Friday, solidifies a place in punk history for the band…” Galore

“The Coathangers are mad as hell on Nosebleed Weekend.” The FADER

“On its 13 tracks, the album bristles with edgy energy.” BITCH

“…the trio consistently pushes itself into new territory with every release.” Interview Magazine

“Though they may have lived a decade-long adrenaline rush, The Coathangers’ persistence and motivation is as present as ever on Nosebleed Weekend.” She Shreds

“…it’s a nasty, jagged piece of rockabilly-influenced punk rock, the kind nobody makes often enough anymore.” Stereogum

“Those who doubted their skills in the beginning will get a face full of the Coathangers' sharpest songs to date with Nosebleed Weekend…” Creative Loafing

“…spiky garage rock guitars and a clap-along chorus that bridges the gap between power pop and no wave dissonance.” Consequence of Sound

“…reminiscent of the garage rock sound of 2014’s Suck My Shirt yet slightly rougher, showcasing Stephanie Luke’s raspy vocals.” Brooklyn Vegan

“Much like their Atlanta-scene peers Black Lips, The Coathangers have morphed from their shambolic punk beginnings and expanded their sound to encompass garage and pop.” LA Weekly

Tour Dates:
Thu- May-26    San Francisco, CA    The Fillmore
Fri- May-27    Los Angeles, CA    The Fonda Theatre
Sat- May-28    Pomona, CA    The Glass House
Mon- May-30    Solana Beach, CA    Belly Up
Tue- May-31    Tucson, AZ    Rialto Theatre

Wed- Jun-01    Albuquerque, NM    Sunshine Theater
Fri- Jun-03    Dallas, TX    Trees
Sat- Jun-04    Houston, TX    Free Press Summer Festival
Sun- Jun-05    Austin, TX    Mohawk
Tue- Jun-07    Jacksonville, FL    Mavericks at the Landing
Wed- Jun-08    Fort Lauderdale, FL    Revolution
Thu- Jun-09    Orlando, FL    The Beacham Theatre
Sat- Jun-11    San Juan, PR    Club 77
Fri- Jun-24    Athens, GA    Georgia Theatre - Athfest Club Crawl

Thu- Jul-07    Asheville, NC    Mothlight
Fri- Jul-08    Baltimore, MD    Windup Space
Sat- Jul-09    Washington, DC    Comet Ping Pong
Sun- Jul-10    Philadelphia, PA    Black Box at Underground arts
Tue- Jul-12    New York, NY    Bowery Ballroom
Thu- Jul-14    Boston, MA    ONCE
Fri- Jul-15    Montreal, QC    TRH-Bar
Sat- Jul-16    Toronto, ON    Silver Dollar
Sun- Jul-17    Cleveland, OH    Mahall's
Mon- Jul-18    Detroit, MI    Marble Bar
Tue- Jul-19    St. Louis, MO    Off Broadway
Thu- Jul-21    Minneapolis, MN    7th Street Entry
Fri- Jul-22    Milwaukee, WI    Cactus Club
Sat- Jul-23    Chicago, IL    Beat Kitchen
Mon- Jul-25    Louisville, KY    Zanzabar
Tue- Jul-26    Nashville, TN    12th + Porter

Thu- Aug-25    Seattle, WA    Suicide Squeeze 20th Anniversary @ Neumos
Sat- Aug-27    Portland, OR    Project Pabst

Sept 8-10    Raleigh, NC    Hopscotch Music Festival

5/26-6/9 supporting Refused
6/4 w/ Deadmau5, Modest Mouse, The National, Refused, and more
8/25 w/ Guantanamo Baywatch, Childbirth, and Audacity
8/27 w/ Duran Duran, Ice Cube, Andrew WK + more
9/8-9/10 w/ Beach House, Converge, Erykah Badu, Television and more

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(Columbia Records; New York, NY – May 27, 2016) Following the announcement of her sophomore album The Dreaming Room, Laura Mvula has unveiled brand new track “Show Me Love.” Serving as the cornerstone of The Dreaming Room, “Show Me Love” is a hymn-like ballad that swells to mighty proportions.  The heartfelt track speaks of missing a lover’s touch – listen to the song HERE.

The Dreaming Room, which follows her universally adored debut album Sing To The Moon, is officially available for preorder today HERE ahead of its release on June 17. Fans who pre-order the album will receive an instant download of “Show Me Love” along with previously released tracks “Phenomenal Woman,” “Overcome” and “People.”

The Dreaming Room is an expansion on what was already a captivating sound. The heavenly layers of voices, the unexpected complex diversions and the celestial grandeur are still all there but with the addition of buzzy analogue synths and electric guitar lines. This is Laura in a new found light - still reflecting her distinctive signature sound but showing the progression of an artist who has come into her own.

The music that makes up The Dreaming Room is lively and ferocious - from the Afro-disco “Overcome”, packed with upbeat sounds and intricate harmonies layered beneath stunning tribal beats, to the captivating “Kiss My Feet”- a mass of disjointed beats and heartfelt lyrics, to the epic and bold “People”, inspired by the crisis of black identity in the west.

Amidst the struggle, Laura believes that she has written “A beast of an album” in The Dreaming Room.  “I never thought I’d be able to.  This is the hardest I’ve worked on anything.  I’ve grown up - by taking the music more seriously, I take myself less so.  When I listen to this music I feel whole.  I feel so at home in myself.  I feel comfortable”.

Taking the writing of this album out of the studio and in to the garden shed of her producer and musical director Troy Miller, Laura also recruited The London Sympathy Orchestra, Wretch 32 (People) and guitar giants Nile Rodgers and Miles Davis collaborator John Scofield (Overcome) to help create the album.

The Dreaming Room will be released June 17 via Columbia Records.

1.       Who I Am
2.       Overcome ft. Nile Rogers
3.       Bread
4.       Lucky Man
5.       Let Me Fall
6.       Kiss My Feet
7.       Show Me Love
8.       Renaissance Moon
9.       Angel
10.     People ft. Wretch 32
11.     Nan
12.     Phenomenal Woman

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