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    alisonmoyet.com Alison Moyet is a Basildon girl born to a French father and English mother. Having left school at 16, she began her musical journey in punk bands and on the Canvey Island pub rock scene. Her piano tuning studies came to an abrupt halt when ‘Only You’ became a […]

Alison Moyet


    blackalicious.com   “We’re older, we’re wiser, we’re more mature,” MC Gift of Gab (nee Timothy Parker) says of Imani, Vol. 1, Blackalicious‘ first new album in a decade.  “It’s better now, because we’ve grown as people and artists.” “Each one of these records is a chapter in our lives, and […]

Blackalicious


  BLUE OCTOBER is the Texas-based band known for its shimmering melodies and heart-string pulling lyrics, boasting a powerful line-up of players and one of the most emotionally charged and magnetic front men in music today. Blue October is Jeremy Furstenfeld (drums), Matt Noveskey (bass), Ryan Delahoussaye (violin and piano) […]

Blue October


  Passion brought The Brevet together, and it defines their music. Their very name represents a Civil War rank awarded to individuals who went above and beyond the call of duty without the expectation of extra monetary compensation. In other words, The Brevet traditionally act out of their passion for […]

The Brevet



    chuckraganmusic.com   Chuck Ragan’s bracing new release Till Midnight once again confirms what the iconoclastic singer-songwriter’s fans have known all along: that he’s a deeply compelling songwriter and an effortlessly charismatic performer, as well as a true believer in music’s ability to illuminate and inspire. Till Midnight‘s ten typically impassioned new Ragan […]

Chuck Ragan


    electricsix.com Thirteen.  It’s a really lucky number.  When you turn thirteen you get to have a bat mitzvah.  That’s the definition of lucky.  Want another example?  If you live on the thirteenth floor of an apartment building, you get to tell people you live on the fourteenth floor, and this […]

Electric Six


  Engelbert Humperdinck never wanted to be a singer. A career in music, yes, but he was extraordinarily shy. The youngest boy of a family of ten children originally from Leicester, England, he grew up in Madras, India, where his father was stationed during World War II. Engelbert’s childhood was […]

Engelbert Humperdinck


    englishbeat.net   Words by Louis Kahn please do not reprint without permission ([email protected]) ©2015 The English Beat is a band with an energetic mix of musical styles and a sound like no other. The band’s unique sound has allowed it to endure for nearly three decades and appeal to fans, young […]

English Beat



    entershikari.com     In 2015, the ground started to fall from under Rou Reynolds’ feet. He’d been having occasional panic attacks for years, but hadn’t put a name to the problem until that brutal summer. Frayed by touring and heavy professional expectations, he started self-medicating, which backfired massively. “The anxiety […]

Enter Shikari


  Fantastic Negrito is a man’s truth told in the form of black roots music. Each song is a real story about a musician from Oakland who experienced the highs of a million dollar record deal, the lows of a near fatal car accident that left him in a coma, […]

Fantastic Negrito



The Gift of Gab is most well known as MC, and one-half, of the rap duo Blackalicious. Along with producer/DJ Chief Xcel, the two have sold over half a million records worldwide, toured extensively across the globe and have had their music licensed by some of the most well-known brands […]

Gift of Gab



    gangoffour.co.uk   UK’s legendary post-punk GANG OF FOUR will release a new album, What Happens Next, on February 24, 2015 on Metropolis Records in the USA and Canada, and Membran in Europe. The follow-up to the critically acclaimed album Content, What Happens Next features collaborations with Alison Mosshart from The […]

Gang of Four


  Gogol Bordello never stays in the same place for long. Bandleader Eugene Hütz started to hear the songs of Seekers and Finders as he shuttled back and forth between three continents, and the nine-piece ensemble developed and refined them on the road. From its inception, Gogol Bordello has been […]

Gogol Bordello





     “The concept of this EP is essentially personal growth and strength. Like everyone, I have been through tough times and have always been resilient and rose back up,” says alt-rocker JULIET SIMMS about her new EP FROM THE GRAVE which will be independently released on July 15, 2016. “In many ways, […]

Juliet Simms


      kristiannairn.com Renowned locally and internationally in the fields of Music and Performance, Kristian Nairn is a prolific homegrown talent. As a musician, Nairn has tread the boards with such acts as Scissor Sisters, Mylo, Calvin Harris and Alphabeat; as well as being part of bands such as AJ Suzuki and Dublin’s very own Daddy’s Little Princess. As a DJ and […]

Kristian Nairn


Georgia sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe are carrying on the American roots tradition with their own innovative blend of blues, Americana, rock, and beats on their new album Peach. Flavored by their southern gothic heritage, the album is comprised of five original blues rock songs written by […]

Larkin Poe


  “I’ve had people come up to me after shows and tell me that they have never danced in public before, but they couldn’t help themselves at our show,” says saxophonist and bass clarinetist Daro Behroozi of Lucky Chops, an explosive NYC-based brass/woodwind/drums five-piece live juggernaut of a band.  Formed initially over 10 years […]

Lucky Chops



  Manic Street Preachers get set for spring/summer of 2017 with a selection of activities both release wise and live.  Having recently moved into a new studio outside Newport after leaving their Cardiff base in the Autumn of 2016, they are about to start work on a new album, the […]

Manic Street Preachers


Jack Dangers is the composer and sound sculptor behind Meat Beat Manifesto. His constantly evolving musical invention has generated a long string of futuristic classics, “God O.D.,” “Strap Down,” “Psyche Out,” “Helter Skelter,” “Radio Babylon,” “Edge of No Control” and “It’s The Music.” The single, “Prime Audio Soup,” from the Meat Beat […]

Meat Beat Manifesto


  Music and emotion share a timeless physiological, psychological, and spiritual bond. A chord, a melody, or a lyric can lift spirits and inspire. Movements achieve that sort of reaction on their full-length debut, Feel Something [Fearless Records]. Threading together spacey guitars, evocative and introspective lyricism, ponderous spoken word, and […]

MOVEMENTS


  The New York City area’s newest alt-rock outfit THE NECTARS have released their debut single “Heaven”, a gritty, punk-inspired belter, coated with rock ‘n’ roll sass. Breaking out of the suburbs of New Jersey, the four-piece consisting of members Jon Paul (bass / vocals), Mike Montalbano (drums / vocals), Michael Baron (guitar / vocals) and lead vocalist Jessica Kenny, […]

The Nectars



     WHITE NOISE             In America today, anyone can engage in spiritual surrender. Performing the rite is simple: one first gathers with their community in a room of mirrors (in peripheral vision these mirrors appear as windows). Next, the agendas, hopes, and grievances of each […]

Noah Gundersen


    Thin with prominent cheekbones, a baritone voice, and a penchant for gloomy poetics, Peter John Joseph Murphy (born 11 July 1957) is an English singer and musician. He was the vocalist of the rock group Bauhaus and later went on to release a number of solo albums, such […]

Peter Murphy


    Since 2006, Pierce The Veil unassumingly, yet consistently have climbed their way into the hearts of millions worldwide via an unshakable devotion to making honest and hypnotic hard rock. The San Diego quartet—Vic Fuentes [vocals, rhythm guitar, keys], Mike Fuentes [drums, percussion], Tony Perry [lead guitar], and Jaime […]

Pierce the Veil


   the-sounds.com   It has been three long years since Swedish indie rockers THE SOUNDS have toured the US and it’s been ten full years since they released their iconic breakthrough album DYING TO SAY THIS TO YOU (2006).  Realizing that this has been far too long in both instances, The Sounds have announced that […]

The Sounds



Whereas other artists may withdraw to quieter havens to get into their zones, it’s interesting that Stolar would further retreat to New York, a place far from tranquil and calm, to work on his upcoming releases. “Paralyzed,” out in February, is a song about pondering the escape from feeling irrevocably stuck […]

Stolar


    TIDAL WAVE (Hopeless Records) In case you don’t know us, here are some words from a long-time friend and journalist, Jonah Bayer, about our new album, Tidal Wave…   It’s difficult to believe that Tidal Wave is Taking Back Sunday’s seventh album. While most of their peers have […]

Taking Back Sunday


    twinforksmusic.com   “I use my gut, and my gut don’t lie to me” is more than just a lyric in Twin Forks’ exuberant “Something We Just Know,” it is a kind of mission statement for the quartet. If you’ve ever been to a musical performance that made you lose all […]

Twin Forks




  “Hold On To Your Heart is about finding a pinhole of light in the dark and turning it into the sun. We really did shoot for the stars with this one.” When Murray Macleod, frontman of The XCERTS, surmises the band’s new album, it’s with the same wild-eyed enthusiasm […]

The XCERTS


    yellowcardrock.com     “When saying farewell, it is hard to know where to start, especially when there are so many reasons not to say it, but the time has come to share this news,” said YELLOWCARD in a unified statement. “After countless discussions and months of thought, we have decided that it […]

Yellowcard