Redeye Welcomes Anticon

July 31st, 2015

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Redeye has partnered with 17-year-old avant-garde hip-hop label Anticon on a variety of services including distribution for North and South America, Asia, and Australia and New Zealand.

The first release through the new partnership will be Deradoorian ‘s The Expanding Flower Planet, out August 21. The first single, “A Beautiful Woman,” recently premiered at Pitchfork and was named ‘Best New Track.’

The deal also includes some of Anticon’s best-known titles, including the compilation Anticon Presents Music For The Advancement Of Hip Hop,  Baths’s Cerulean, Why?’s Elephant Eyelash, Sole’s Bottle of Humans, and Tobacco’s Fucked Up Friends.

Pitchfork Gives Earthly a 7.8 on Pitchfork

July 24th, 2015

Earthly - Days

Earthly’s Days gets huge love from Pitchfork.

“But throughout the record, Brook and Hansen discover new ways to surprise and thrill, making unexpected turns with each consecutive track. Even low-slung drifts and beatless shimmers aren’t off limits in their topsy-turvy digital funhouse. Maybe ‘balanced noise album’ is an oxymoron, but so is ‘adult playground.’ Indeed, Days is both.”

Read the full review HERE

On Tour: Jackie Greene, Screaming Females & Ben Browning

July 23rd, 2015

Jackie Greene

7/24 – FloydFest
Floyd, VA
8/01 – Gathering of the Vibes
Bridgeport, CT
8/02 – 3rd & Lindsley
Nashville, TN
8/06 – Gothic Theater
Denver, CO
8/07 – O.P. Rockwell
Park City, UT
8/08-09 – The State Room
Salt Lake City, UT
8/11 – GRAMMY Museum
Los Angeles, CA
8/12 – Troubadour
Los Angeles, CA
8/22 – Full Tilt Boogie Festival
Pownal, VT
8/05 – Wente Vineyards
Livermore, CA
9/08 – Bing Crosby Theater
Spokane, WA
9/09 – Neumos
Seattle, WA
9/10 – Wonder Ballroom
Portland, OR
9/11 – Rogue Theater
Grants Pass, OR
9/13 – Russian River Jazz & Blues Festival
Guerneville, CA
9/18 – Americana Music Festival Nashville, TN
9/20 – Brighton Music Hall
Boston, MA
9/22 – The Hamilton
Washington, DC
9/24 – The Gramercy Theatre
New York, NY
9/25 – World Café Live
Philadelphia, PA
9/26 – Levon Helm’s Studio
Woodstock, NY
9/27 – Port City Music Hall
Portland, ME

Screaming Females

07/27: Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class
07/28: Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle
07/29: Chicago, IL – Subterranean
07/30: Milwaukee, WI – Borg Ward
07/31: Madison, WI – The Frequency
08/01: Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock
08/02: Iowa City, IA – The Mill
08/03: Omaha, NE – Sweatshop Gallery
08/04: Denver, CO Larimer Lounge
08/06: Boise, ID – Neurolux
08/07: Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
08/08: Vancouver, BC – Media Club
08/09: Seattle, WA – Chop Suey
08/11: San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop
08/13: Honolulu, HI – The Manifest
08/14: Honolulu, HI – Downbeat Lounge
08/16: Santa Ana, CA – Berserktown
08/17: San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
08/18: Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar
08/19: El Paso, TX – Lowbrow Palace
08/21: Austin, TX – Red 7
08/23: Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s Downstairs
08/22: Dallas, TX – The Foundry
08/24: New Orleans, LA – Siberia
08/25: Nashville, TN – Stone Fox
08/26: Atlanta, GA – Aisle 5
08/27: Durham, NC – Pinhook
08/28: Washington, DC – Rock and Roll Hotel
08/29: Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

Ben Browning

07/23 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
07/25 – Austin, TX – Empire Control Room & Garage
07/30 – New York, NY – Le Poisson Rouge
07/31 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent
08/01 – San Francisco, CA – Neck of the Woods

Redeye Alert: AFX Is Back, Press on Hudson Mohawke, The Stray Birds + More

July 23rd, 2015

- Aphex Twin, heralding the return of his AFX moniker, sparks up press outlets with the announcement of orphaned deejay selek 2006-2008, out August 21st. Check out a couple of the announcements on Pitchfork and Spin.

– Watch the Pitchfork premiere of Hudson Mohawke’s “Warriors” video featuring Pusha T, a track  Consequence of Sound called “an ode to love and an inspirational number…”

– “The Stray Birds – they’re a band known for their tight harmonies, their impeccable instrumentation and their ability to make their audience feel completely involved in the music they make.” – Folk Alley (on the new video for “Never for Nothing”). Watch it here.

– “Marissa Paternoster is pretty much peerless when it comes to the uneasy over-caffeination of her vocal and guitar work for the New Jersey punks in Screaming Females.”  – SPIN (on their new video for “Empty Head”). You can watch the premiere here.

– Watch Lightning Bolt record shop in Amoeba’s latest “What’s in My Bag.”

– Listen to Jessie Jones S/T debut on NPR before it comes out this Friday!

– Read Pitchfork’s review on Seven Davis Jr.’s Universes, where they call the album “cause for celebration.”

– Be sure to watch the mini documentary on Battles’ upcoming album, La Di Da Di, one that offers an intimate behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the album and just premiered on Pitchfork.

– See Eleni Mandell play strip poker in the “Someone to Love Like You” video at Rolling Stone

Battles Announce New Album ‘La Di Da Di’

July 21st, 2015

After announcing their world tour, Battles have unleashed the details for their new album,  La Di Da Di, out September 18 via Warp. Read further details in the Pitchfork announcement here.