Archive for June 17, 2012

Erika Spring of Au Revoir Simone- Hidden (download)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on June 17, 2012 by E.N.

Singer/keyboardist Erika Forster (Au Revoir Simone) has released the first single ‘Hidden’ off her forthcoming self-titled debut EP, coming out on pop label Cascine on July 10th. Backed by Jorge Elbrecht ofViolens on percussion (who she released a 7″split with last year), Erika fills out her sound. Under Elbrecht’s guidance as producer, she experimented with effects and instrumentation, recording a handful of tracks at his Greenpoint home studio in 2011.

Erika Spring Tracklisting

1. Happy At Your Gate
2. Hidden
3. Like A Fire
4. When Tomorrow Comes
5. 6 More Weeks

Erika Spring Live

7/12 – New York, NY – Ivana Helsinki Space
8/01 – Los Angeles – The Echo
8/02 – San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop (Popscene)

letthemusicplay share newsingle ‘Don’t Weigh Me Down’

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 17, 2012 by E.N.

letthemusicplay are back with another new release and again they are generously sharing it with the world for free.
Don’t Weigh Me Down ft. UTRB

letthemusicplay ft UTRB – Don’t Weigh Me Down – Original Mix – ( Official Video )

Mika Announces New Album, Listen to lead single “Celebrate”

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 17, 2012 by E.N.

NEW ALBUM: THE ORIGIN OF LOVE– OUT THIS FALL

FEATURING COLLABORATIONS WITH PHARRELL WILLIAMS,
EMPIRE OF THE SUN, BENNY BENASSI, WILLIAM ORBIT

MIKA has announced his new album The Origin of Love, due out on Universal Republic this fall. Following up his multi-million selling worldwide smash ‘The Boy Who Knew Too Much’ (which debuted in every single iTunes top ten around the world), The Origin of Love is Mika’s third album and will be preceded by an EP this summer.  The anthemic brand new single “Celebrate” is an epic slice of cool modern pop destined to be a global summer soundtrack, written by Mika, produced by Nick Littlemore from Empire of the Sun and featuring Pharrell Williams on vocals.

Completely self-created and self-imagined, The Origin of Love has been a two-year DIY labour of love for Mika who has put together everything on the record himself, flying around the world under his own steam personally assembling an incredible roll call of collaborators – in addition to Nick Littlemore and Pharrell Williams Mika has also worked with William Orbit, Benny Benassi, FrYars, Greg Wells (Katy Perry, Adele), Klas Ahlund (Robyn’s Body Talk) as well as working with some brand new unsigned musicians he found himself online.

“This single is what happens when you combine a 22 year old you find online, Fryars, with an extra-planetary Nick Littlemore and Pharrell Williams!” says Mika of ‘Celebrate’“Written by me, Pharrell and Fryars and produced by Nick, this kind of collaboration is only possible when everyone throws themselves into it wanting to have fun and without any ego. This collective and open attitude was at the heart of ‘The Origin Of Love’. It’s an album about crazy love songs and tolerance. It was recorded in Miami and London but mostly in Fryars’ north London bedroom studio!”

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