3/31/2017

MARNIE -- (LADYTRON'S HELEN MARNIE) SHARES NEW TRACK “LOST MAPS” FROM NEW ALBUM STRANGE WORDS AND WEIRD WARS OUT 6.2

MARNIE SHARES NEW TRACK “LOST MAPS” FROM UPCOMING ALBUM STRANGE WORDS AND WEIRD WARS

PLAYBOY PREMIERED VIDEO HERE
CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND PREMIERED TRACK HERE

LADYTRON’S HELEN MARNIE RELEASES NEW ALBUM ON JUNE 2ND VIA DISCO PINATA
         

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Today, Marnie continues to develop her very own take on a modern pop sound through the release of “Lost Maps” taken from her album Strange Words and Weird Wars, out on 2nd June 2017 via Disco Piñata. TheLadytron frontwoman Helen Marnie, aka Marnie, releases the track “Lost Maps” alongside an emotionally charged video via Playboy HERE.

Comprised of ten pulsating tracks, Strange Words And Weird Wars showcases the most impressive elements of Marnie’s incarnation as a solo artist along with those that made her band, Ladytron, one of the most respected pioneers in electronic music; soul crushing synths are wonderfully accented by hook-laden choruses as Marnie boldly explores up-tempo electro dream-pop.The album is on 
iTunes pre-order, and you will instantly receive “Lost Maps”, "Alphabet Block” now and “Electric Youth” on 5.12.

The ability to effortlessly play with genres becomes more and more apparent as you work your way through what is such a sonically impressive record. Tracks such as album opener, the unashamedly melodic “Alphabet Block”, nods to contemporary electro-pop artists. While “Electric Youth” channels 80’s mall pop, think Pat Benatar via M83, a glorious guilty pleasure and one of the stand-out tracks on the album, introspection comes in the form of the shoegaze-inspired“A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night”, giving the air of an unreleased b-side from a cult vampire movie. And while the new single “Lost Maps” should be heard on dancefloors around the world, 
“Summer Boys”echos the hazy days of summer, dreaming big whilst reading stolenMills & Boons books.

Having moved back to Glasgow in September 2012 after many years living in London, Marnie continued to write music following the success of her solo project and subsequent album release in 2013. Influenced by life, love, loss, politics and all things 80’s pop, Marnie has created an album that has an intelligence and a depth behind what, on the surface, is a melodic contemporary pop record.

Listen

Marnie - Strange Words and Weird Wars - tracklisting:
01. Alphabet Block HERE
02. Bloom 
03. GIRLS 
04. Electric Youth 
05. A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night 

06. Lost Maps HERE
07. Summer Boys 
08. Little Knives 
09. Invisible Girl 
10. Heartbreak Kid
 
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Paul Weller to Release New Studio Album A Kind Revolution on May 12

  
 
PAUL WELLER TO RELEASE NEW STUDIO ALBUM A KIND REVOLUTION ON MAY 12
 
ALBUM PRE-ORDER BEGINS TODAY





March 31, 2017 (Burbank, CA) - PAUL WELLER will release his long-awaited new studio album,A KIND REVOLUTION, on Warner Bros. Records/Parlophone on May 12. This is Weller's 25thalbum and as is customary with each new release, Weller continues to boldly blaze his own sonic pathway into fresh musical territory.

Weller recorded the 10 songs that comprise A KIND REVOLUTION at his own Black Barn Studio. He co-produced the album with long-time collaborator and mixer Jan "Stan" Kybert (Oasis, Bjork, Massive Attack, etc.), who has previously worked closely with Weller on his last studio album Saturns Pattern (2015), as well as Sonik Kicks (2012), As Is Now (2005), Studio 150 (2004)and Illumination(2002).Fans can pre-order A KIND REVOLUTION beginning today by clicking here.

A KIND REVOLUTION features guest contributions from Boy George, Madeline Bell, PP Arnold, Robert Wyatt and Josh McClory from The Strypes, as well as members of his own band, Andy Crofts, Steve Cradock, Ben Gordelier and Steve Pilgrim.

One of the most influential and enduring songwriters of all-time, Weller remains among the most celebrated and awarded musicians in British music history.  His impressive body of work includes a nearly endless cycle of hit singles and albums as a solo artist and with The Jam(1976-1982), The Style Council (1983-1989)and an impressive range of collaborationsthat have elevated his status as a peerless, creative force of nature.

Weller also recently released JAWBONE: Music From The Film, his first-ever film score/soundtrack albumreleased on March 10.

A KIND REVOLUTION Track listing:

Woo Sé Mama
Nova
Long Long Road
She Moves with the Fayre
The Cranes are Back
Hopper
New York
One Tear
Satellite Kid
The Impossible Idea

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Tei Shi - 'Crawl Space' out today on Downtown Records

TEI SHI'S  
DEBUT ALBUM CRAWL SPACE OUT TODAY ON DOWNTOWN / INTERSCOPE RECORDS

US TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED
Tei Shi is the moniker of Buenos Aires-born, Brooklyn-based Valerie Teicher. Following a string of vivacious and critically lauded performances on tour with MØ, Tei Shi is releasing her eagerly anticipated full length Crawl Space today. An impressive and accomplished debut, Crawl Space, has one of the most engaging and dynamic releases of the year so far.

In case you missed the "How Far" video, Dazed Digital noted that Tei Shi "channels the Coen Brothers," going on to say "The greatest gift of Tei Shi might be her natural ability to transmute personal stories into sticky pop hooks."


Purchase Crawl Space now via

Acclaim for Crawl Space:

"Tei Shi may have been a long time coming, but "Keep Running" feels like the debut of an artist properly establishing her musical identity with plenty of potential for success." V Magazine

"Swooning synth-pop and the latter's psychedelic soul" Stereogum

"Prepare your roommates for the impromptu karaoke sessions you'll be having to this song all year long." Cosmopolitan, 25 Albums to Obsess Over in 2017

"Shimmering vocals, pulsing basslines, sultry synths and a vulnerable-yet-cool-girl attitude"  
PAPER

"'Crawl Space' draws the focus in on Tei Shi's compelling and sultry vocals like never before" Clash Magazine

"Tei Shi's acrobatic vocals shine once again on "How Far,"... The track - which pairs gut-wrenching lyrics like "If it pleases you to see me struggle/ I will" with dreamy guitars and buzzing production - explores the thin line between love and destruction. And it'll stick with you."  
FADER

""Keep Running," a silky slip of R&B pop, a little Jesse Ware, a little Solange. The video, directed by Agostina Gálvez, which you can watch below, features the Colombian-born singer back to brunette, in various satiny numbers, curving her body with the sensual ease with which she delivers her melodies." 
 Noisey

"Fluttering above light, synth-driven production, the singer's sunny vocals shine, asserting herself as both a prolific producer and acrobatic vocalist." Out Magazine, Women In Power-Pop: 50 Musicians Taking Over

"Teicher's breathy soprano vocals steal the show; Aaliyah-like, they're the strongest instrument on the album." 
 
BUST

Upcoming Tour Dates:

5/09 - Rough Trade - Brooklyn, NY **SOLD OUT**
5/10 - Rough Trade - Brooklyn, NY
5/11 - Great Scott - Allston, MA
5/12 - Songbyrd - Washington, DC
5/13 - Radio 104.5 10th Birthday Celebration - Camden, NJ
6/03 - Field Trip Music & Arts Festival - Toronto, ON
9/22-23 - Cayuga Sound - Ithaca, NY

Crawl Space Tracklisting:

01. Way To Record
02. Keep Running
03. Creep
04. Baby
05. How Far
06. Bad Singer
07. Say You Do
08. Bad Girl
09. Justify
10. Lift Me
11. Como Si
12. Crawl
13. Year 3K
14. Your World
15. Sleepy

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DEPECHE MODE’S "SPIRIT" DEBUTS AT NO. 1 IN MULTIPLE COUNTRIES

DEPECHE MODE’S SPIRIT DEBUTS AT NO. 1 IN MULTIPLE COUNTRIES 

UPCOMING GLOBAL SPIRIT TOUR SELLING OUT ACROSS EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA, WITH SOUTH AMERICAN DATES JUST ANNOUNCED
Spirit, the 14th studio album from iconic, multi-platinum selling musical pioneers Depeche Mode debuted at No. 1 in multiple countries including Germany, France, Italy, Poland, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Portugal and Denmark. Proving to be not only a fan but critic favorite, Spirit has debuted in the Top 10 in 15 countries, including coming in at No. 5 in the United States and the United Kingdom. Entertainment Weekly raves, “…an impressive new album that strikes a timely note…” while Under the Radar notes that, “the perennial group has hit yet another career peak.”

The album, available both digitally and physically, was released globally via Columbia Records on March 17. Spirit is available as a standard 12-track album. The band has also released a 2-CD Deluxe version of the album featuring a 28-page booklet of exclusive artwork and photos, along with five remixes created by Depeche Mode, Matrixxman and Kurt Uenala, collectively entitled the “Jungle Spirit Mixes.” The vinyl version of Spirit was released on two 180 gram LPs, featuring the standard album and a special Spirit etching on the fourth side. Fans can purchase Spirit from online retailers here:smarturl.it/Spirit.

Spirit (STANDARD):
Going Backwards             
Where's the Revolution                                 
The Worst Crime                              
Scum                     
You Move                            
Cover Me                            
Eternal                                 
Poison Heart        
So Much Love                     
Poorman            
No More (This is the Last Time)                                   
Fail  

Spirit (DELUXE):
DISC 1
Going Backwards             
Where's the Revolution                                 
The Worst Crime                              
Scum                     
You Move                            
Cover Me                            
Eternal                                 
Poison Heart        
So Much Love                     
Poorman            
No More (This is the Last Time)                                   
Fail          

DISC 2 – Jungle Spirit Mixes
Cover Me (Alt Out)                        
Scum (Frenetic Mix)       
Poison Heart (Tripped Mix)      
Fail (Cinematic Cut)                       
So Much Love (Machine Mix)     

Depeche Mode celebrated release day with an intimate live show for Telekom Street Gigs in the legendary Funkhaus Berlin. Fans across the globe joined the event via HD live stream; the entire launch event was streamed on Depeche Mode’s Facebook and Twitter (a worldwide-trending and world first global Twitter concert live stream), as well as on Telekom Street Gigs’ website in both 360-degree and 4K formats.

Prior to the release day event, Depeche Mode also performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and sat down with The New York Times chief music critic Jon Pareles for a Times Talk in front of a sold out audience at the NYU Skirball Center; view the conversation online here:http://www.timestalks.com/detail-event.php?event=depeche_mode.

Spirit marks the band’s first collaboration with producer James Ford of Simian Mobile Disco (Foals, Florence & The Machine, Arctic Monkeys) and serves as the follow-up to the band’s blockbuster 2013 album Delta Machine. Long time visual collaborator Anton Corbijn directed the video for lead track, “Where’s The Revolution,” viewable online here: http://smarturl.it/WTRvideo.

Depeche Mode will support the release of the LP with an extensive global tourgiving fans around the world a chance to experience the band’s stunning live shows. The Global Spirit Tour will see the band play to over 3 million fans in Europe, North America and South America. The tour kicks off May 5 in Stockholm, Sweden, stopping at stadiums across Europe before continuing on to North America in late August. Tickets for the European and North American legs are on sale now. The tour will then continue to Latin America in March 2018, with stadium shows just announced in six countries. Tickets for the Latin American tour are on sale soon. For more details and to sign up to receive announcements about upcoming tour dates, visit www.depechemode.com.

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CHARLOTTE OC RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM CARELESS PEOPLE TODAY ON HARVEST RECORDS

 
CHARLOTTE OC RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM  
CARELESS PEOPLE  TODAY
 ON HARVEST RECORDS

NEW SINGLE "SHELL" OUT NOW

"Darkest Hour" Video Streaming On Vevo
 
 
"Hair-raisingly beautiful...Charlotte OC makes spacious ballads tinged with ominousness and sorcery."
 
"(Charlotte OC) channels the bewitching allure of Stevie Nicks and the big-throated finesse of Alicia Keys."
"It's only a matter of time before you get hooked on this U.K. singer and songwriter's gorgeous sound." 
 
March 31, 2017 - (Hollywood, CA) - Charlotte OC releases her debut album Careless People today via Harvest Records.  The young U.K. artist recorded the album at Hollywood's legendary Sunset Sound with producer/former Ima Robot member Tim Anderson (Solange, Youngblood Hawke, Halsey).  See below for track listing. Says Charlotte O.C., "The album is a collection of songs that tells the story of how other people's recklessness and careless behaviour can hurt and affect others.  It's also about me being careless and moments where I probably should have cared less while finding out what I actually cared about."
 
Listen to Charlotte's new single "Shell" HERE   
 
Charlotte recently made her television debut on NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers, where she performed the album's lead single, "Darkest Hour."  The track, which already has over one million  streams, is one of 10 originals on Careless PeopleThe FADER hailed the accompanying video as "striking" and noted, "Charlotte gives her all to her performance. As the anthemic song continues, the key lines of the power chorus, the devil he waits, the devil he waits for you, seem more like reality and less like metaphor." The Line of Best Fit observed, "The brilliance of the song lies in its contrasts; spacious, piano-led verses giving way to the towering vocals of the chorus. Lyrically, it's every part the soulful sorcery we've come to expect from this rising star."
 
Throughout Careless PeopleCharlotte matches the stormy intensity of her music with fearlessly intimate lyrics. With its title taken from a passage in The Great Gatsby("They were careless people, Tom and Daisy-they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness"), the album closely explores her own fascination with careless behavior.
 
"I wrote a lot about family problems, things I grew up with that have stayed with me through my life-but also about falling in love for the first time and everything that comes with that," says Charlotte OC, who grew up in the former mill town of Blackburn.  The stark, darkly romantic album was inspired by her homeland. "Northern England is quite gloomy and industrial, but there's also all this folklore about the North that's got a lot to do with witches," explains Charlotte. "Making this album, I wanted to mix the real and surreal in that way, to be as honest as possible but also bring out the mystical side of where I'm from."
 
On the slow burning "Blackout," Charlotte laces intense beats and dusky guitar lines through lyrics examining the isolation of anxiety and the beauty of breaking free.  Driven by heavy beats and ethereal effects, the stripped-back and seductive"Medicine Man"perfectly captures the dizzy thrill of falling head over heels. Meanwhile, on the R&B-tinged "Running Back to You," silken grooves and stirring harmonies meet in a bittersweet portrait of the constant longing that comes with long-distance love.  Careless People follows her acclaimed breakout EP, Colour My HeartCharlotte has also developed a reputation as a formidable live performer, delivering highly praised performances on tour throughout the UK and Australia and in the US at SXSW and Governors Ball.  Upcoming U.S. tour dates will be announced soon.
 
Careless People - Track Listing
  1. Blackout
  2. Darkest Hour
  3. Medicine Man
  4. River
  5. Shell
  6. Choice
  7. Running Back To You
  8. Higher
  9. I Want Your Love
  10.  Where It Stays
  11.  In Paris

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DRILL LOS ANGELES Bob Mould, Immersion, Alina Bea @ The Echo













Thursday, March 30


photos by Liane Chan and Alexander Laurence
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3/30/2017

DRILL LA w/ Bob Mould, Mikal Cronin, Wire, Julia Holter




Wire Tour Dates 
03.28 - Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
03.29 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah
03.30 - Los Angeles, CA - DRILL : LA @ Echo
03.31 - Los Angeles, CA - DRILL : LA @ Echo/Echoplex
04.01 - Los Angeles, CA - DRILL : LA @ Echo/Echoplex
04.03 - San Francisco, CA @ Slims
04.05 - Portland, OR @ Dantes
04.07 - Vancouver, BC @ Imperial
04.08 - Seattle, WA @ Crocodile


Just A Friendly Heads up! 
Only about 50 Single day tickets remain for day one of Drill Fest headlined by Bob Mould. 
Also only about 50 3 day passes remain! 


Grab the last few below: 
TICKETS:
3 Day Passes: http://bit.ly/DRILLFEST3Day
Day 1: http://bit.ly/DRILLBobMould
Day 2: http://bit.ly/DRILLMikalCronin
Day 3: http://bit.ly/DRILLWire

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