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Video: Sir Sly – “You Haunt Me”

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Los Angeles based alt-rock trio Sir Sly released the video for their lead single “You Haunt Me” today. Lead vocalist and songwriter, Landon Jacobs said of the video, “We wanted to capture the spirit of the song through energetic vignettes of different characters that all share a common unsettling darkness that they carry and exude.”

Sir Sly release their full length debut album You Haunt Me on Tuesday, September 16th  via Cherrytree / Interscope Records.

STREAM the new album HERE!

The band is currently on a national headline tour with label mates WOLF GANG.

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Check ‘Em Out: The Hunts

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Cherrytree Records and Interscope Records are pleased to announce that they have signed seven-piece sibling band The Hunts to their roster and have released the group’s major-label debut EP, Life Was Simple. In addition, a video for The Hunts’ current single, “Make This Leap,” premieres today.

The pastoral video for “Make This Leap” was shot in The Hunts’ hometown of Chesapeake, Virginia, with a few moments filmed on the family’s actual property. It was directed by Michelle Peerali, who has collaborated with such artists as The Kills, The Cult, The Black Keys, Pyyramids, and Moby. The idyllic location settings beautifully capture the band’s harmony-laced take on alt-folk that’s both breathtaking and sweetly ethereal.

The Hunts have been playing music together almost their entire lives. Ranging from ages 16 to 24, twin sisters Jenni and Jessi and their five brothers Josh, Jonathan, Jordan, Justin, and Jamison all learned to sing and play violin as young kids and spent much of their childhood performing throughout their community. After teaching themselves to play instruments like mandolin, piano, ukulele, banjo, and drums, The Hunts began experimenting with songwriting and soon brought to life a batch of songs that reveal their sophisticated sense of melody and dreamy innocence.

Lead single “Make This Leap” is a lilting piece of indie- folk built on layered harmonies, intricately textured acoustic instrumentation, and lyrics that gracefully shift from melancholy to triumphant. With Josh and Jenni taking turns as lead vocalist, The Hunts sustain that dynamic throughout Life Was Simple, often turning their shared memories into songs that capture heartache and wonder with a wide-eyed but wistful elegance.

“Growing up the way we did, we had to learn to make do with what we had, so the stories from that time are incredibly special to us,” says Jessi, who explains that all seven members of The Hunts write each song together. “A lot of the time we write about what we remember from being young — the things we went through that have drawn us together and stuck in our hearts and really made us who we are.”

The Hunts will hit the road for a U.S. tour in September. All upcoming dates are below.

  • 08/23 Wilson, NC                            Barton College
  • 08/29 Norfolk, VA                            Virginia Wesleyan College–Batten Lawn
  • 09/09 Vienna, VA                           Jammin’ Java
  • 09/10 Pittsburgh, PA                      Hard Rock Cafe
  • 09/12 South Burlington, VT          Higher Ground Showcase Lounge
  • 09/13 Boston, MA                           Cafe 939 at Berklee
  • 09/15 New York, NY                       Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
  • 09/16 Malvern, PA                          General Wayne E.S.
  • 09/17 Philadelphia, PA                  World Cafe Live
  • 09/17 Malvern, PA                          Charlestown E.S.
  • 09/18 Carrboro, NC                        Cat’s Cradle – Back Room
  • 09/19 Highland Springs, VA         Henrico Theatre
  • 09/20 Rock Island, IL                      Centennial Hall–Augustana College
  • 09/21 Chicago, IL                            Schubas Tavern
  • 09/23 Columbus, OH                     Rumba Cafe
  • 09/24 Nashville, TN                        High Watt
  • 09/26 Houston, TX                          McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
  • 09/27 Dallas, TX                              Index Festival
  • 09/29 Athens, GA                           Georgia Theatre–Rooftop
  • 09/30 Atlanta, GA                            Vinyl
  • 10/03 Georgetown, TX                   The Cove/Southwestern
  • 10/04 Austin, TX                             Austin City Limits
  • 10/08  Pineville, LA                        Louisana College-outdoor open field
  • 10/10 Montgomery, AL                   Faulkner University
  • 10/11 Roswell, GA                          Roswell Cultural Arts Center
  • 10/17 Madison, WI                          Capitol Theater
  • 10/18 Chippewa Falls, WI             Heyde Center for the Arts
  • 10/19 Spirit Lake, IA                       Sami Bedell Center for the Performing Arts
  • 10/22 Fulton, MO                            William Woods University
  • 10/24 Brussels, WI                          Southern Door Community Auditorium
  • 10/26 Batavia, IL                             Batavia Fine Arts Centre
  • 10/28 Searcy, AR                            Harding University
  • 11/07 Henderson, TN                     Freed-Hardeman University
  • 11/08 Memphis, TN                        Buckman Performing Arts Center

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Tame Impala Releases Live Versions

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Tame Impala has released Live Versions, an album of songs selected from a 2013 Chicago Tame Impala concert on Interscope Records. Chief songwriter Kevin Parker chose the 9 tracks for the record based on how different the live versions are from the album versions. Parker’s goal was to give fans something they won’t already have; something they’ve only previously experienced at a Tame Impala show. Songs from this show were recorded by and broadcast on WXRT. Live Versions was originally released on vinyl only as a limited release in celebration of 2014’s Record Store Day and was the highest selling Record Store Day 2014 release. The album will be made widely available via Amazon MP3, iTunes, and Google Play.

Listen to “Mind Mischief” off of Live Versions here

Winning widespread critical acclaim from music publications, and also winning the hearts of music lovers the world over, Tame Impala’s most recent album Lonerism was released in late 2012 and has gone on to sell in excess of 172,000 copies in the United States, and was nominated for Best Alternative Album at the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. The band’s sophomore album, features the hits “Elephant” and “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.” The album reached the #1 spot on the CMJ chart and received wide commercial airplay as well.
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LIVE VERSIONS TRACK LISTING

01. Endors Toi (Live Version)

02. Why Won’t You Make Up Your Mind (Live Version)

03. Sestri Levante (Live Version)

04. Mind Mischief (Live Version)

05. Desire Be Desire Go (Live Version)

06. Half Full Glass Of Wine (Live Version)

07. Be Above It (Live Version)

08. Feels Like We Only Go Backwards (Live Version)

09. Apocalypse Dreams (Live Version)

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New Album From La Roux Out Next Week

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Welcome back La Roux – your return hasn’t let us down at all.” – NME

La Roux’s highly anticipated sophomore release, Trouble In Paradise is set to hit next week, July 22nd via Cherrytree/Interscope Records. Listen to the album in full now via iTunes First Play, then pre-order your copy with three immediate song downloads (iTunes.com/LaRoux). The already acclaimed upcoming release features nine tracks, each written and performed by multi-instrumentalist Elly Jackson and co-produced with Ian Sherwin. The reviews coming in have been incredible with Rolling Stone raving, “her vintage synth-pop magnificence…has warmed into the sort of electro-disco drama you imagine the Daft Punk robots blasting as they cruise down Highway 1.” while Billboard exclaimed, “La Roux returns with a bold new look and a thrilling new sound.” 

On the eve of release for Trouble in Paradise, La Roux has also announced a fall headlining tour that will kick off in Canada at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom on September 18 before heading stateside for a ten show run. The dates will see her crisscrossing the country before wrapping in New York City atTerminal 5 on October 4th.

La Roux (Cherrytree/Interscope Records) blew up internationally, going platinum and gold in multiple countries. Stateside, multi-platinum hit single “Bulletproof” soared up the Billboard Hot 100 charts making its way to the Top Ten where it stayed for weeks. The debut release also garnered a GRAMMY for Best Electronic/Dance Album amongst other illustrious honors including nominations for a Mercury Prize, MTV Europe Award, MTV Woodie and two Brit Awards.

Tour Dates:

09/18/2014      Vancouver, BC        Commodore Ballroom
09/19/2014      Seattle, WA            The Showbox @ The Market
09/20/2014     Portland, OR            Wonder Ballroom
09/22/2014     Oakland, CA            Fox Theatre
09/23/2014     Los Angeles, CA      The Fonda Theatre
09/26/2014     Salt Lake City, UT    In The Venue
09/27/2014     Boulder, CO            Boulder Theatre
09/29/2014     Minneapolis, MN      First Avenue
10/01/2014      Chicago, IL            Concord Music Hall
10/02/2014      Detroit, MI             St. Andrews Hall
10/04/2014      New York, NY          Terminal 5

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Stream: The Kin – Get On It EP

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Popular alternative rock band The Kin kicks off yet another nationwide tour on February 5, 2014, in support of their new five-track EP Get On It (Interscope Records). Fresh off their Australian and US tours supporting P!NK, the power trio amps up to headline their own two month tour, bringing their explosive live shows to 27 cities across the US in February and March 2014.

The Kin, comprised of Isaac Koren (vocals, keys), Thorald Koren (vocals, guitar, keys), and Shakerleg (drums, percussion), have enraptured live audiences worldwide with their powerful vocal harmonies, hard-driving guitar and percussion and captivating stage presence. It was only a matter of time until major labels took notice and Interscope signed on to help promote their current EP Get On It, released in October 2013.  The Kin teamed up with legendary producer Tony Visconti (best known for his work with David Bowie and T.Rex), as well as former Record Plant staff engineer Jack Douglas (John Lennon, Aerosmith) and Nic Hard (Joey Ramone, The Church) to capture the group’s gritty, propulsive rock sound that comes across best during their live performances.  The Get On It EP is currently charting in the US and Australia and went gold in New Zealand, reaching #2 on the Pop charts there.

During their tours, The Kin also are known for causing trouble with their signature “Musical Robberies” where they burst into a randomly chosen high-traffic public area, such as a diner or airport, and surprise innocent on-lookers with a spontaneous live performance. The Kin have launched several of these “musical robberies,” including at the Sundance Film Festival, SXSW, Soho House, Seven Grand Whiskey Bar in Los Angeles, and a French airport. “We’re looking to surprise people and give them a musical experience,” says Isaac. “Even if it’s just for a split second, it’s a rush for everyone involved.”

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Listen: The Kin – Get On It EP

Tour Dates:

2/18/2014        7pm     Columbus, OH             A&R  Bar

2/20/2014        7pm     Pittsburgh, PA             Club Cafe

2/22/2014        6pm     Cambridge, MA           TT The Bear’s

2/23/2014        8pm     New York, NY             Bowery Ballroom

2/24/2014        8pm     Vienna, VA                  Jammin Java

2/26/2014        8pm     Philadelphia, PA          World Cafe Live

3/9/2014          9pm     Indianapolis, IN           Deluxe at ONC

3/15/2014        9pm     Denver, CO                 Larimer Lounge

3/17/2014        7pm     Salt Lake City, UT       Kilby Court

3/19/2014        7pm     Seattle, WA                 The Crocodile

3/20/2014        9pm     Portland, OR               Doug Fir Lounge

3/21/2014        7pm     Sacramento, CA          Assembly

3/23/2014        9pm     Santa Cruz, CA           The Catalyst

3/24/2014        8pm     Fresno, CA                  Strummer’s

3/26/2014        8pm     Santa Ana, CA            Constellation Rm

3/27/2014        830pm San Diego, CA            Soda Bar

3/28/2014        8pm     Los Angeles, CA         Troubadour

3/29/2014        5pm     Las Vegas, NV            Container Park

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