On Tour: Gold Panda, The Felice Brothers, Chris Staples & Rocky Votolato

August 19th, 2016
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GOLD PANDA

8/19 – Seattle, WA – Neumos
8/20 – Portland, OR – Holocene
8/24 – Santa Cruz, CA- The Catalyst Atrium
8/25 – San Francisco, CA – The Independent
8/26 – San Francisco, CA – The Independent
8/27 – FYF, Los Angeles, CA
9/04 – UK, Portmeriom – Festival no.6
9/08 – Cambridge – The Sinclair
9/09 – Washington, DC – Street Music Hall
9/10 – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’a
9/11 – Canada, Montreal – Theatre Fairmount
9/14 – Canada, Toronto – The Mod Club
9/15 – Ann Arbor, MI – The Blind Pig
9/16 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
9/17 – Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club
9/18 – Madison, WA – Majestic Theatre

THE FELICE BROTHERS

9/08 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
9/09 – Philadephia, PA – Boot & Saddle
9/10 – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
9/11 – Pittsburgh, PA – Club Cafe
9/13 – Chicago, IL – Schubas
9/28 – Richmond, VA – The Camel
9/29 – Asheville, NC – Grey Eagle
9/30 – Decatur, GA – Eddy’s Attic
10/01 – Nashville, TN – High Watt
10/05 – Austin, TX – Sidewinder
10/07 – Sante Fe, NM – Meow Wolf
10/08 – Tempe, AZ Valley Bar
10/09 – San Diego, CA- Casbah
10/10 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
10/11 – San Francisco, CA – Slims
10/13 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir
10/15 – Seattle, WA – Tractor Tavern
10/19 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
10/21 – Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
10/22 – Omaha, NE – Waiting Room
10/24 – Minneapolis – Turf Club
10/25 – Madison, WI High Noon

CHRIS STAPLES/ROCK VOTOLATO

8/31 Spokane, WA The Bartlett
9/01 Boise, ID Neurolux
9/03 Denver, CO Hi Dive
9/06 Kansas City, MO The Riot Room
9/07 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry
9/08 Chicago, IL Schuba’s
9/14 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda’s
9/15 Boston, MA Great Scott
9/16 New York, NY Mercury Lounge
9/17 Washington, DC DC9
9/20 Orlando, FL The Backbooth
9/22 Houston, TX Rudyard’s
9/24 Austin, TX The Parish
9/27 Albuquerque, NM Low Spirits
9/28 Phoenix, AZ The Rebel Lounge
9/29 Tucson, AZ Club Congress
9/30 San Diego, CA The Casbah
10/01 Los Angeles, CA Bootleg Theater
10/05 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill
10/07 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios

Weekly Alert: Roosevelt, Chris Staples, Zomby + More

August 19th, 2016
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Pitchfork calls Roosevelt’s debut “a cocktail of disco, French touch, Ibiza house, yacht rock, and electropop that evokes some crowded Tiki-torch dancefloor lost on the Mediterranean coast.” NPR says his sound is “a gleaming, dubbed-out blend of ’80s new wave and electro-pop that feels like Human League at the beach.” Paste also chimes in, saying “given the album’s August release date, this is one of the nearly perfect LPs for the last few hazy weeks of a brilliant summer.”

– NPR gives Chris Staples’ Golden Age a First Listen, stating its “unassuming but potent mix of sounds feel like close confidants.” Golden Age is out today on Barsuk Records.

Paper Mag is excited about Zomby’s forthcoming release, exclaiming “this time around, we see the masked producer teaming up with the emotive electronic masterminds behind Darkstar to create what may be one of the most well-executed collaborative efforts we’ve heard in a long time.”

NPR gives a glowing review to Battle Trance’s Blade of Love, calling it “a fierce piece, and one that demands attention.” It’s out 9/16 on NNA Tapes.

– The New York Times puts a spotlight on Aziza, the new jazz supergroup featuring Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Lionel Loueke and Eric Harland. Their self-titled debut is out 10/16.

Listen to “Grey Skies” from Southern Culture on the Skids’ upcoming release Electric Pinecones. It premiered on WXPN.

Pitchfork calls Gonjasufi’s Callus “an album that’s disorienting at its catchiest, harrowing at its ugliest, and more than willing to run both of those modes at the same time.”

– Brooklyn Vegan announced Mykki Blanco’s debut LP. Titled Mikki, it drops 9/16 on !K7.

– Have you heard that Danny Brown is releasing a new album as well? It enlists Kendrick Lamar, Earl Sweatshirt, Kelela, Ab-Soul, B-Real and Petite Noir.

On Tour: The Growlers and Khruangbin

August 5th, 2016
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THE GROWLERS

9/16 – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, NV
9/17 – The Fox Theatre – Boulder, CO
9/18 – The Waiting Room Omaha, NE
9/19 – The Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
9/21 – Thalia Hall – Chicago, IL
9/22 – Majestic Theater – Detroit, MI
9/23 – The Opera HouseToronto, ON
9/24 – Tralf Music HallBuffalo, NY
9/25 – The BasementColumbus, OH
9/27 – Union TransferPhiladelphia, PA
9/28 – Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA
9/29 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
9/30 – Webster Hall – NYC, NY
10/1 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
10/3 – Terminal West – Atlanta, GA
10/4 – Music Farm – Charleston, SC
10/5 – The Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
10/6 – Exit / In – Nashville, TN
10/7 – Headliners Music Hall – Louisville, KY
10/8 – Off Broadway – St. Louis, MO
10/22 – Beach Goth V @ Oak Canyon Park – Orange County, CA
10/23 – Beach Goth V @ Oak Canyon Park – Orange County, CA

KHRUANGBIN

9/06 – DC9 Nightclub – Washington, DC
9/07 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
9/08 – Great Scott – Allston, MA
9/09 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
9/12 – Schubas Tavern – Chicago, IL
9/13 – 7th St Entry – Minneapolis, MN
9/15 – Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
9/17 – The Rebel Lounge – Phoenix, AZ
9/18 – The Casbah – San Diego, CA
9/20 – Teragram Ballroom – Los Angeles, CA
9/21 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA
9/23 – Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR
9/24 – Tractor – Seattle, WA

 

Redeye Alert: Health&Beauty, Hieroglyphic Being, Rival Consoles + more

August 5th, 2016
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– MOJO states Health&Beauty “explore the tricksy time signatures and artful insouciance of Deerhoof or Tortoise with aplomb.” Stereogum called the band “a formidable force” and CoS said the band provides No Scare “with enough oxygen to make the album reflect your dreams for this world.”

Pitchfork calls Rival Consoles’ Night Melody “his most expressive and emotional music yet.” The album is out today on Erased Tapes.

– Hieroglyphic Being also has a new album out today on Technicolour. Pitchfork says The Disco’s of Imhotep is “sweaty and ecstatic, elevated and pure, weaving quite the spell.”

– Catch up with inc no World and listen to the first single off their sophomore As Light As Light at The Fader. It’s out September 9th on No World Recordings.

– Don’t miss this great feature on the Studio One Money Maker compilation at NPR. It shows how the history of the label ties into Jamaican Independence Day. The long overdue reissue is out today!

Pitchfork says “composer, designer and programmer Tristan Perich uses very small objects—microchips—to pose very big questions about art, music, and the state of the ‘album.’”

Resident Advisor gives Elysia Crampton Presents: Demon City a 4/5, stating “it’s not sound design for sound design’s sake: it’s what’s required to bring the drama to life.” The album’s out now.

– The New York Times says Sharon Jones “presents her life as a series of high hurdles she has cleared with grit and grace” on her new single “I’m Still Here.” Miss Sharon Jones is out August 19th.

Stereogum was the lucky home to the premiere of the “Piggin’ In The Pumpkin Patch” from the Arab On Radar Yahweh or the Highway Session 7”. It’s out August 19th on Skin Graft.

Listen to Shilpa Ray cover Prince’s “When Doves Cry” on new her new digital single on Brooklyn Vegan. Out now on Northern Spy.

Redeye Welcomes East Meets West Music

August 2nd, 2016


East Meets West Music is the official recording label of the Ravi Shankar Foundation. With access to the sitar master’s personal archive of thousands of hours of live performance audio, film footage, interviews, and studio masters, EMWMusic provides unique access for the listener. In addition to Ravi Shankar’s personally selected source material from the archive, EMWMusic also hopes to provide a platform for new artists, projects, and collaborations.

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