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  • The Funk Hunters put their 'Hands Up' in first single from upcoming album, announce 'Soul City' North American tour

    The Funk Hunters put their 'Hands Up' in first single from upcoming album, announce 'Soul City' North American tour

    Vancouver-based electronic aficionados The Funk Hunters have laid down a double dose of updates for fans. The duo will release their debut record TYPECAST early next year, and they've just dropped the first single titled "Hands Up (Raise Your Fist)." The North American Soul City tour will also run...
  • Umphrey's McGee‏ to celebrate 20 years with new album and 2018 tour

    Umphrey's McGee‏ to celebrate 20 years with new album and 2018 tour

    Indiana-based jam band Umphrey's McGee is poised for a major 2018. The band will celebrate its 20th anniversary in style with the release of its 11th studio album it's not us and a subsequent tour through U.S. this winter. Check below for the complete list of tour dates. Umphrey's McGee will hit the...
  • Arcade Fire engulfs The Ellen Show with 'Everything Now'

    Arcade Fire engulfs The Ellen Show with 'Everything Now'

    Arcade Fire is currently on the final stretch of their North American Infinite Content tour, but they still had time to stop by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to delight her fans with a brilliant live performance of "Everything Now," the title track from their 2017 album. Everything Now was co-produced...
  • Get in the groove with 'Stone and Sky' by Crowd Company

    Get in the groove with 'Stone and Sky' by Crowd Company

    If you listen to a lot of funk and soul, you realize that a lot of good funk and soul bands hail from the UK. On the new album Stone and Sky Crowd Company shows it is one of those bands from the UK that is worth getting to know. Funk is a kind of music that has always been good for getting bodies...
  • Brendan Hines releases new album 'Qualms' and new music video

    Brendan Hines releases new album 'Qualms' and new music video

    Brendan Hines has not only released his new record Qualms, but the actor, singer and songwriter also produced a new video for the song "What's Good" on Wednesday. You can watch it by playing the video above and download Qualms now on iTunes. The record is Hines' third album, and its arrival follows...
  • Korn talk 'Follow the Leader' 20th anniversary plans, new album in recent interview

    Korn talk 'Follow the Leader' 20th anniversary plans, new album in recent interview

    Nu metal heavyweights Korn are approaching a milestone year in 2018, and guitarist Brian "Head" Welch recently sat down with Pulse of Radio program Good Company to discuss the group's future plans. Next year marks the 20th anniversary of their classic album Follow the Leader and Welch hinted at...
  • Luke Bryan's new album 'What Makes You Country' coming in December

    Luke Bryan's new album 'What Makes You Country' coming in December

    Luke Bryan not only has a new job, he also has a new album. The country superstar, who joined the judges' table for the ABC revival of "American Idol" this month, has also announced that his next album called What Makes You Country will be released on Dec. 8. You can listen to the title track now by...
  • Buffalo Killers are 'Alive and Well in Ohio'

    Buffalo Killers are 'Alive and Well in Ohio'

    With some bands, it seems like they have a new album at least once a year. Buffalo Killers is one of those prolific bands, and every new album is something to anticipate. The new album Alive and Well in Ohio is no different. Buffalo Killers has always had a retro psychedelic sound that is steeped in...
  • Fever Ray teases new music in cool, spooky promotional clip

    Fever Ray teases new music in cool, spooky promotional clip

    If you're a fan of ambiguous promotional clips, you're in luck. Fever Ray, the solo project and moniker of Karin Dreijer Andersoon of the Swedish electronic group The Knife, recently released a cryptic video titled "Switch Seeks Same" with a lot to analyze. The spooky clip starts off with words that...
  • Find your groove with the self-titled album by Ozone Squeeze

    Find your groove with the self-titled album by Ozone Squeeze

    If you turn on the radio - no matter the genre - you're likely to hear a lot of music that sounds very similar. That being the case, it's nice to hear some music that doesn't fit nicely into any category. On its self-titled album, Ozone Squeeze shows that it is one of those bands who wants to create...
  • Nick Fradiani releases new EP 'Where We Left Off' and sets fall tour dates

    Nick Fradiani releases new EP 'Where We Left Off' and sets fall tour dates

    Nick Fradiani is back with his new EP entitled Where We Left Off, as well as fall tour dates and a music video for the EP's first single "I'll Wait For You" that you can watch by playing the video above. That makes the end of 2017 a very busy period for the incumbent winner of "American Idol...
  • Sia announces 'Everyday Is Christmas' album

    Sia announces 'Everyday Is Christmas' album

    Sia is getting in the holiday spirit this year. The pop star has revealed a brand new Christmas album, aptly title Everyday Is Christmas, set for a Nov. 17 release. Check out the album artwork and tracklist below. The "Unstoppable" singer is back with 10 new holiday tracks on her latest work...
  • Pigeons Playing Ping Pong puts the fun in funk on 'Pizazz'

    Pigeons Playing Ping Pong puts the fun in funk on 'Pizazz'

    You have to give credit to those bands that come up with a unique and memorable name. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is a band that has certainly done that. On the new album Pizazz, the band shows that its music is as memorable as its name. The album begins with "Fun in Funk", a party song that...
  • The Front Bottoms release ‘Going Grey’; unveil ‘Peace Sign’ video

    The Front Bottoms release ‘Going Grey’; unveil ‘Peace Sign’ video

    Friday the 13th is supposedly an unpromising date, steeped in superstition and assumed by some to bring bad luck; however, if you're the popular folk-punk band The Front Bottoms, you might be more inclined to make Friday the 13th your lucky day.  On a day that continues to inspire unease and fears...
  • VISTA premiere new video for single 'Hellbent'

    VISTA premiere new video for single 'Hellbent'

    Rock band VISTA, currently featuring lead singer Hope Vista and guitarist Greg Almeida, have had a busy year with their second EP Long Live and touring in support of it. According to their bio, the EP heralded its way at the tenth spot on iTunes Alternative charts in the top-selling $5.99 albums...
  • Dolly Parton's first children's album "I Believe in You" is out today.

    Interview: Dolly Parton discusses her new children's album 'I Believe in You'

    With a career that has now spanned 50 years, it would seem Dolly Parton has done everything.  Multi-Grammy winner?  Check.  Actress in beloved movies?  Check.  Academy Award nominated?  Twice, thank you very much.   Amazingly, there's one thing the multi-hyphenate hasn't done: release a children's...
  • Watch Illenium discuss his new album 'Awake,' before he heads out on tour

    Watch Illenium discuss his new album 'Awake,' before he heads out on tour

    Nick Miller, who is better known as Illenium, recently released his second studio album Awake on Sept. 21, in addition to announcing his North American tour. The Denver-based DJ chatted with AXS about his songwriting process and inspirations before he kicks off his tour on Oct. 28. "it kind of...
  • Jesse Royal makes you think and move on 'Lily of Da Valley'

    Jesse Royal makes you think and move on 'Lily of Da Valley'

    Reggae has long been about the message of the lyrics as much as a catchy melody. On the new album Lily of Da Valley, Jesse Royal shows that he can give healthy doses of both catchy melodies and thought-provoking lyrics.  In the first song "400 Years", you quickly get a sense for how important the...
  • Jhené Aiko invites fans on a 'Trip' across North America

    Jhené Aiko invites fans on a 'Trip' across North America

    Always on a journey from her 2013 Sail Out, 2014 Souled Out and her latest album, Trip, fans of singer-songwriter Jhené Aiko will have the chance to join the songstress live during her 2017 "Trip (the tour)" across North America.  Aiko announced the tour today (Oct. 11) on Twitter with 16 stops...
  • Interview: Brian Dunne talks catharsis of songwriting, new album and influences

    Interview: Brian Dunne talks catharsis of songwriting, new album and influences

    Americana musician Brian Dunne has been touring in support of his latest album, Bug Fixes & Performance Improvements, and will continue touring through the end of October, with more dates to come. He's currently been touring with some long-standing names like Joan Osborne, Emmylou Harris, Steve...
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