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Justin Townes Earle Signs to Loose Music & Announces New Album

Justin Townes Earle Signs to Loose Music & Announces New Album @JustinTEarle @LooseMusic

Once compared to a man who wears many suits, in thirty-two short years Justin Townes Earle has experienced more than most, both personally and professionally. Between releasing four full-length-critically-acclaimed albums, constant touring, multiple stints in rehab, a new found sobriety, being born Steve Earle’s son, amicable and not-so-amicable break-ups with record labels, and facing the trials…

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Track of the Day 26th August 2014: Hek - I’m on my Way

Track of the Day 26th August 2014: Hek - I’m on my Way @HEKMusician

Icelandic-sensation, Hek, has just announced his brand new album, Please Tease Me. Calling in favours from other Icelandic powerhouses, Please Tease Me is full of collaborations, proving Icelandic music is a force to be reckoned with. The album was produced by Björgvin Gíslason, who’s also responsible for producing Björk’s first album. The LP was also engineered by Þór Eldon, Björk’s ex-husband…

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Track of the Day 24th August 2014: Elliott Brood - Jigsaw Heart

Track of the Day 24th August 2014: Elliott Brood - Jigsaw Heart @ElliottBROOD @PaperBagRecords

For their fifth album, Elliott Brood wanted to break things. 2008’s ‘Mountain Meadows’ was shortlisted for the Polaris Prize, and the band’s last record, ‘Days Into Years’, won a 2011 Juno award for roots album of the year. Now was the time to smash the precedents, break the mould. To withdraw to a farmhouse in Bath, Ontario, hammering out nine songs in two weeks.

For the first time, Elliott…

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Track of the Day 23rd August 2014: Vance Joy - Wasted Time

Track of the Day 23rd August 2014: Vance Joy - Wasted Time @vancejoy

‘Wasted Time’ is taken from Vance Joy‘s debut album Dream Your Life Away – Available September 2014.

The past 18 months for Vance Joy read like a dream. In addition to a plethora of local achievements, including being dubbed Fearne Cotton’s song of 2013, and a Top 10 UK single, whilst back home in Australia being crowned #1 in Triple J’s Hottest 100 and most recently winning the prestigious Apra…

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Track of the Day 20th August 2014: Lost On The River: The New Basement Tape - Nothing to It

Track of the Day 20th August 2014: Lost On The River: The New Basement Tape - Nothing to It @MumfordAndSons @ElvisCostello @dawestheband

Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes, a collaborative album project from Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens (Carolina Chocolate Drops), Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes), Jim James (My Morning Jacket), Marcus Mumford (Mumford & Sons) and producer T Bone Burnett, will be released 10th November on Electromagnetic Recordings/Island Records. The album was recorded in March at Capitol Studios in Hollywood,…

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First Aid Kit announce iTunes Festival date with Ryan Adams

First Aid Kit announce iTunes Festival date with Ryan Adams @FirstAidKitBand @TheRyanAdams #itunesfestival

In June, First Aid Kitmade a triumphant return with their brand new album Stay Gold. It entered the UK chart at #11 and soon after they sold out their UK tour and biggest headline show to date, set to take place at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 24 September. In celebration, the pair have revealed a live clip of ‘Master Pretender’ and support Ryan Adams as part of iTunes Festival at the Roundhouse…

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Track of the Day 19th August 2014: Lily & Madeleine - The Wolf is Free

Track of the Day 19th August 2014: Lily & Madeleine - The Wolf is Free @LilandMad

The beautifully eerie video for Lily & Madeleine’s new single ‘The Wolf Is Free’.  The new song is from the sister’s sophomore album ‘Fumes’ which will be released October 27th on Asthmatic Kitty Records.

Ahead of the release, Lily & Madeleine will be in the UK to play End of the Road festival on Saturday 30th August.

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David Gray Announces iTunes Festival show

David Gray Announces iTunes Festival show #itunesfestival @DavidGray

David Gray-4192David Gray has today announced details for an iTunes Festivalshow at London’s Roundhouse on September 14 2014. The date follows the release of Gray’s new top 10 album Mutineers, his tenth studio release and first in four years, which came out earlier this year on IHT Records via Kobalt Label Services to widespread critical acclaim. Gray’s iTunes slot will see him playing alongside the likes of…

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Track of the Day 17th August 2014: KONGOS - Come With Me Now

Track of the Day 17th August 2014: KONGOS - Come With Me Now @KONGOSMUSIC

Currently cutting a swathe through the USA, KONGOSrelease their debut single ‘Come With Me now’ in the UK on August 18th via Epic Records. Already a huge – and critically acclaimed – hit in North America and South Africa, their debut album ‘Lunatic’, from which CWMN is taken, is a dramatic, exciting and vital collection of songs that showcases these four brothers’ gift for beautiful songwriting,…

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