[EXCLUSIVE] Cristoph forges graceful progressive mix ahead of CRSSD Debut

by: Christina Hernandez Feb 20, 2018 Any fan of modern progressive has likely heard the name ‘Cristoph.’ The British producer has been amidst an avalanche of his success since the start of his career, breaking through officially in 2016 with a release on Hot Since 82‘s Knee Deep In Sound. Soonafter, he found himself not only…

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia reuniting for spring tour

Todd Rundgren is getting the band back together, specifically his ’70s progressive rock group Utopia, for a spring tour. The lineup this time features bassist Kasim Sulton, drummer Willie Wilcox and keyboardist Ralph Shuckett. Dates include a stop at NYC’s Town Hall on May 3, plus NYC-area shows at NJ’s Bergen Performing Arts Center on…

Modestep and Dion Timmer team up on ‘Going Nowhere’

About the Author: Robyn Dexter Robyn Dexter is DA’s music editor and creator of Dexter’s Beat Laboratory. She graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a journalism degree and now works for a St. Louis magazine as its digital editor. She can usually be found editing and writing for DA and listening to too much drum…

Fast Company’s Surprising 10 Most Innovative Music Companies 2018

Fast Company has named its annual Most Innovative Companies list for 2018. Unsurprisingly, Spotify took the #1 spot in the Music category and #9 for all companies “for pointing fans toward new artists.”  But most of the other names in music’s innovative top 10 are far less well known. _________________________ Fast Company 10 Most Innovative Music…

Post Malone Announces Tour with 21 Savage, SOB x RBE

With his Beerbongs & Bentleys album expected to release this year, Post Malone just announced his next tour. A 28-date experience, Postey will be joined by his “Rockstar” collaborator 21 Savage and thriving West Coasters SOB x RBE—who recently scored a feature on the Black Panther album—as they run through cities like Seattle, Denver, Charlotte, Philly,…

announcing the official Gorilla vs. Bear x SXSW 2018 showcase

The official Gorilla vs. Bear x SXSW 2018 showcase goes down on Friday night, March 16th, at Seven Grand in downtown Austin. Featuring the best official SXSW showcase lineup I’ve ever seen in my life, starring: Hinds, Faye Webster, Men I Trust, Helena Deland, Hater, and Forever… Continue reading… Source: http://www.gorillavsbear.net/announcing-the-official-gorilla-vs-bear-x-sxsw-2018-showcase/

Margo Price – “A Little Pain” Video

Margo Price’s fantastic All American Made came in second place on our 10 Best Country Albums Of 2017 list. Today she shares Mike Dempsey and Joshua Shoemaker’s visual treatment for the album’s third track, “A Little Pain.” The video depicts Price’s life as a diner waitress, braving the daily drudgery. A … More » Source:…

Radiohead announce North American tour (3 nights at MSG)

photo by P Squared Radiohead have announced a new round of North American tour dates. Following spring shows in South America, they’ll head up to North America in July for some headlining shows, including three nights at NYC’s Madison Square Garden: July 10, 11, and 13. Tickets for the MSG shows go on sale Saturday,…

stream Kero Kero Bonito’s surprise TOTEP EP

KKB follows up that rocking new single with a very sweet surprise self-released 4-song EP, and you can listen to the whole thing now below: Continue reading… Source: http://www.gorillavsbear.net/stream-kero-kero-bonitos-surprise-totep-ep/

Ride: Tomorrow’s Shore EP

In a 1990 interview with the long-defunct UK music program Rapido, a very young Ride can be seen talking about what young indie bands tend to talk about: their favorite groups from their scene. It’s a typical list of anorak icons including My Bloody Valentine, the House of Love, and the Wedding Present. Bassist Steve…

Mach-Hommy: Bulletproof Luh

Mach-Hommy thinks a lot about what his labor is worth. Very little of the Newark MC’s music is available online, and the physical editions are always limited. His last project, the seven-track EP Fete Des Morts AKA Dia De Los Muertos, mostly produced by Earl Sweatshirt, costs $111.11 to download on Bandcamp. If you don’t…

Glastonbury Strives To Be More Eco-Friendly With Plastic Bottle Ban

As Glastonbury takes off 2018 as a “fallow year,” the legendary music festival is making at least one huge change that will benefit the environment and overall experience. Glastonbury hasn’t exactly been the most tidy of events. In recent years, literally thousands of tonnes of recycling and items left behind, and most staggering of all –…

Fever Ray Plays First Show In Over 7 Years

Karin Dreijer returned to the stage tonight for the first Fever Ray show in over seven years after releasing Plunge in 2017. The new Fever Ray band, which was introduced in the “IDK About You” video last week, were on hand to perform in Vienna, Austria at the kickoff for a tour that’ll … More…

Felix Jaehn releases highly anticipated 25-track LP, ‘I’

by: Grace Fleisher Feb 19, 2018 Tropical house overseer Felix Jaehn has released his 25-track debut album, I. Having teased the project with an effervescent collaboration between Marc E. Bassy and Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane, Jaehn masterfully reels listeners in on “Cool” as he serves up a delectable bassline, jovial trumpet licks, and bouncy chords. There’s something remarkably…

Beyond The Booth 011: Kicking it with UMEK

by: Elizabeth Ninivaggi Feb 19, 2018 Beyond the Booth is a feature dedicated to the hidden side of artists that exists outside electronic music— a side rarely discussed with those outside their immediate circle. We venture “beyond the booth,” so to speak, and dive into their deepest passions that tie into their unique personalities. After some…

The Damnation of Adam Blessing :: S/T / Second Damnation

Bong-rattling riffs, Cream-y vocals, a ridiculously locked-in rhythm section and killer covers of “Morning Dew” and “Last Train To Clarksville”? The Damnation of Adam Blessing should’ve been bigger than Grand Funk! Things didn’t work out that way, of course, but now we can dig back into the Cleveland band’s two stellar LPs, which have been…

All That Remains’ Phil Labonte Speaks Out Against Gun Control

All That Remains’ Phil Labonte has spoken out in favor of continuing to allow the ongoing murder of innocent children in exchange for making weapons manufacturers rich and allowing men with small penises to overcompensate. Labonte, whose sole job in life seems to be making Ted Nugent look charming and articulate by comparison (’cause Christ knows…

YG Announces New Album, ‘Stay Dangerous’

You knew it was coming. Over the weekend, YG repped his set to the fullest with the release of his DJ Mustard-laced single, “Suu Whoop.” And now, the Bompton rapper has revealed where the song will end up living—his third album, Stay Dangerous. Two years removed from Still Brazy, YG made the announcement during a…

Bun B Announces ‘Return Of The Trill’ Album, Release Date

Last summer, Bun B announced he had a new album in the works, his first since 2013’s Trill OG: The Epilogue. Bun also revealed that Big K.R.I.T. was the album’s “musical coordinator,” with K.R.I.T. helping Bun to create a new sound. In an Action Bronson-esque way, Bun took to his cooking series, #TrillMealz, to announce…

Add A Booking Section On Your Music Website

When it comes to landing gigs for you band, it’s essential to have a booking section on your website that provides any potentially interested promoter with answers to all their booking inquiries, from basic info to average crowd size. _______________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 One of the things that’s vital to…

Denny Doherty :: Watcha Gonna Do

Watcha gonna do? – often heard when people appear to be shit out of luck or otherwise down and out. But this time it was the title of Denny Doherty’s first solo album after The Mamas and the Papas quietly disbanded in 1968 following the release of The Papas & The Mamas. Mama Cass had…