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The Black Keys – Fever [Official Video]

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on May 2, 2014 by dk

The Black Keys’ new album Turn Blue will be released May 13th.

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The Impossible Girl (Kim Boekbinder) LP Drops 6/21, New MP3 Download Now!

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 4, 2013 by dk

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New Album The Sky Is Calling Out June 21st

 

Canadian-born, NYC-based songstress Kim Boekbinder performs under the moniker The Impossible Girl, crafting lush, genre-defying songs that fuse elements of electronic and acoustic music.  A performer, composer, and visual artist, Boekbinder made headlines in 2010 when she successfully funded her debut LP via Kickstarter and went on to pre-sell her US tour using the fundraising platform. Having built a loyal and enthusiastic following over the past few years, The Impossible Girl is back with her second fan-funded solo album, The Sky Is Calling, a celebration of humans in space. Produced by Joel Hamilton (The Black Keys, Tom Waits, Pretty Lights), the cosmic album will be released on June 21st, and is now available for pre-order here.

Opening the album with an infectious electric energy, “Stellar Alchemist” is driven by a whirlwind of instrumentation swirling above heavy, driving percussion. For a sneak peek into Boekbinder’s world, you can download the “Stellar Alchemist” MP3

The Sky Is Calling launches listeners into the stratosphere with captivating pop songs that are packed with scientific themes and otherworldly sounds. Boekbinder utilizes instruments ranging from synthesizers and drum pads to hammer dulcimer and mbira to bring her audience on an epic journey through time and space. Album track “Fix You Good” has all the elements of a dance floor banger, with buzzing synths, an impossibly catchy melody, and a beat that begs you to move. Title track “The Sky is Calling” showcases Boekbinder’s sweet but commanding vocals above dense layers of W139instrumentation and reverberating vocal harmonies. “Hand To Mouth” is a shimmering slower cut with a melancholic tone that captures the cold, dark loneliness of outer space, while “Alien” does its title justice with a haunting, otherworldly quality that stays with you long after the song ends.

A collection of unique and diverse tracks that explore the vast world around us, The Sky Is Calling has the ability to transport listeners to a place full of mystery and adventure.

 

 

Caveman announce new album and 30 date Spring tour

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 19, 2012 by dk

Tour Will Run Through SXSW, LA 3/28 and end at Webster Hall on 4/10

Caveman_PhilipDiFioreA lot has gone down in the year and a half since the men of Caveman released their debut album CoCo Beware, much of it out on the road. They played through a blackout in Dallas as a tornado tore the power lines down, hunted for crop circles in middle America, and saw first-hand the place where aliens landed in New Mexico. They visited the castles of seaside France and got lost in London more than once.

When a group goes through all that together, they’re bound to grow as a team. What’s more, while all of this was going on, each of the band’s members happened to be undergoing significant changes in his own personal life. All of this combined to produce the band’s follow-up to their critically acclaimed debut album CoCo Beware, slated for release this Spring on Fat Possum Records.

Fat Possum is an independent label home to an illustrious roster including The Black Keys, Band of Horses, Wavves, Yuck, Spiritualized, The Walkmen, Smith WesternsLissie, etc.

Caveman is made up of five proud New York natives: lead singer/songwriter Matt Iwanusa, who also adds percussion and drums to the band on record and live on stage, Guitarist Jimmy “Cobra” Carbonetti, who designs his hand- made Carbonetti Instruments from scratch, drummer and native Manhattanite Stefan Marolachakis, bassist Jeff Berrall, and Sam Hopkinson synths.

Full tour dates and links to Caveman’s music videos can be found below.

Caveman Tour Dates:
Tue, Feb 26 – New Haven, CT @ Café Nine
Wed, Feb 27 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
Thu, Feb 28 – Montreal, QC @ Casa Del Popolo
Fri, Mar 01 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
Sat, Mar 02 – Detroit, MI @ Garden Bowl
Mon, Mar 04 – Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
Tue, Mar 05 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas
Wed, Mar 06 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry
Thu, Mar 07 – Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar
Fri, Mar 08 – St. Louis, MO @ Old Rock House
Sat, Mar 09 – Oxford, MS @ Lamar Lounge
Mon, Mar 11 – New Orleans, LA @ Hi Ho Lounge
Tue, Mar 12-17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (details TBD)
Mon, Mar 18 – Alberquerque, NM @ Low Spirits
Tue, Mar 19 – Denver, Co @ Larimer Lounge
Wed, Mar 20 – Salt Lake City, UK @ Urban Lounge
Fri, Mar 22 – Las Vegas, NV @ Beauty Bar
Sat, Mar 23 – Visalia, CA @ The Cellar Door
Tue, Mar 26 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
Thu, Mar 28 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
Fri, Mar 29 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
Sat, Mar 30 – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
Mon, Apr 01 – Austin, TX @ The Parish
Tue, Apr 02 – Denton, TX @ Dan’s Silverleaf
Thu, Apr 04 – Birmingham, AL @ The Bottletree
Fri, Apr 05 – Nashville, TN @ The High Watt
Sat, Apr 06 – Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
Sun, Apr 07 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
Tue, Apr 09  – Washington, DC @ Black Cat Backstage
Wed, Apr 10 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
Thu, Apr 11 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s

 videos:
“Old Friend” w/ Peter Sarsgaard – directed by Philip Di Fiore HERE
“Thankful” directed by Austin Peters HERE
“Easy Water” directed by Bianca Butti HERE
“Great Life” directed by Yourstru.ly HERE

http://www.cavemantheband.com

The Peach Kings Announce New York City +Free Download

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on August 30, 2012 by dk

The Peach Kings, Texan Paige McClain Wood and Californian Steven Trezevant Dies, are set to release their new EP Handsome Moves in September 6, 2012 and in celebration are playing 3 special shows in New York City.
They describe their sound as “gypsydelic,” which is just what it sounds like. Stemming from their inability to choose one genre of music to play, they coined the term in order to reflect their own personal view of the band. “Gypsy-” because they were inspired by playing outdoors and “-delic” because it contains just a hint of strange.  Paige and Steven are strongly influenced by visuals in cinema and fashion. In fact, Drew Barrymore discovered their music and selected them to be a part of her Spring Music Preview spread for V Magazine, alongside the likes ofMayer Hawthorne, M83, Spank Rock, Warpaint, and The Drums.
The duo fill the gap between upbeat rock and downtempo electronic, with comparisons being made to The Black Keys, Mazzy Star and The XX. Similarities can also be drawn to Little Dragon, and how they do so much with so little. They draw their sound and inspiration from the smoky smooth crackle of blues, folk, and soul vinyls as well as the hypodermic tones synthesized in various beat laboratories across the globe. Stripped down, The Peach Kings’ power is derived from Paige’s hauntingly sensual vocals combined with Steven’s complementary rhythm and picking.
Sexy is a word used often in describing The Peach Kings sound. The EP features the intoxicating lead single “Fisherman” to the sultry “Like A Stone” and the sweet sounds of “Lonely”. The EP in its entirety has a lot of found sounds that were salvaged from the delirious recordings of giddy musicians with really expensive gear.
It’s been a long time goal for the Peach Kings to press a record on vinyl, as they want themselves and their families to have an artifact that can be found in a crate 50 years from now. Not only that, but in 50 years, that piece of music, like a fine wine, will have gathered all the character and noise that makes vinyl so nostalgic and timeless.

The EP artwork for Handsome Moves was created by Shane A. Richard, a musically inspired artist from California. The Peach Kings are large supporters of their local art scene, with a strong belief in building an artistic community around themselves. Look out for the upcoming video for “Fisherman,” directed by Jace Armstrong, and old friend of Steven’s from Silver Lake.
Tracklisting:
1. Fisherman
2. Do For Me
3. Lonely
4. Like A Stone
5. Soon Will Be
6. Thieves & Kings

The Peach Kings New York City Dates

8/28/12 Harvard & Stone Los Angeles, CA
9/6/12 Union Hall Brooklyn, NY
9/8/12 Pianos NYC, NY
9/9/12 Cameos Brooklyn, NY

The Black Keys – Lonely Boy

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on November 3, 2011 by dk


“Lonely Boy” is the first single off the forthcoming album El Camino – in stores Dec. 6th.