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    • Brian Eno to Score New Sci-Fi TV Series for Amazon, “Strange New Things”
      Brian Eno is releasing a new album, The Ship, tomorrow via Warp. Deadline reports that Amazon are close to a deal on producing the a new British sci-fi TV series, Strange New Things, and that Eno will provide the series' "music and soundscapes."
    • The Ship
      Brian Eno's intentions will never cease to be helplessly rooted in discovery. Strikingly modest for a man with such colossal cultural impact and a production résumé boasting John Cage, David Bowie, and John Cale to name a few, Eno is unrivaled in his influence on the dynamics of modern electronic music. 
    • Papa: Hemingway in Cuba
      Papa: Hemingway in Cuba does an excellent job of showing the various facets of Hemingway’s personality.
    • Listen: Big Thief - “Humans”
      Big Thief are a promising new band on Saddle Creek, perhaps the indie label's most exciting new signee in several years. The four-piece are releasing their debut album, Masterpiece, on the label on May 27. Now they have shared the third single from the album, "Humans." Listen below.
    • The Monkees Share Lyric Video for “She Makes Me Laugh,” Written by Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo
      The Monkees are releasing a new album, Good Times! on May 27 via Rhino. What makes it noteworthy is that the lyrics have been written by Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, Oasis' Noel Gallagher, and Rogue Wave'sZach Rogue. 
    • Sally Shapiro Break-up, Share One Last Single, “If You Ever Wanna Change Your Mind”
      Swedish duo Sally Shapiro (the project of producer Johan Agebjörn and an anonymous singer who goes under the name Sally Shapiro) have decided to call it a day. But before they do so, they are releasing one last single, "If You Ever Wanna Change Your Mind," which you can stream below. It will be released as a white 7-inch single on May 12 via Fika, […]
    • Stream the New Album by Julianna Barwick - “Will”
      Julianna Barwick is releasing a new album, Will, next Friday (May 6) via Dead Oceans. Now you can stream the whole album below via NPR First Listen.
    • José González Announces More Tour Dates
      José González has announced some more tour dates in honor of Vestiges & Claws, released last year via Mute. The dates include some dates in Canada, South America, Mexico, Denver, and Chicago. The dates are below, followed by the video for "Let It Carry You."
    • Whitney Houston “Official” Documentary in the Works from Director Kevin Macdonald
      Deadline reports that Scottish director Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland, Black Sea) will be directing a documentary on the late Whitney Houston. It's described as an "official" documentary, as it has Houston's estate's blessing to, as Deadline puts it, "tell the unvarnished and authentic story of the singer's lif […]
    • Todd Terje & The Olsens Announce “The Big Cover Up” Covers EP, Share Boney M Cover
      Todd Terje and his backing band The Olsens have announced The Big Cover Up, a new EP of covers due out June 17 on Olsen Records. The double 12-inch includes eight tracks, four covers (of songs by Martin Denny/Yellow Magic Orchestra, Martin Circus, Boney M, and Vangelis) and four remixes of those covers (by Daniel Maloso, Dan Tyler, Prins Thomas, and Øyvind M […]
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    • Premiere: XY&O Live In Session April 29, 2016
      For BBC Introducing...XY&O are a trio from Wales, a three-piece who specialise in artful, contagious synth pop. Electronic music that comes laced with colour, the band have begun picking up some nationwide attention. BBC Introducing stepped in to shoot their first ever live session, allowing the band to showcase their nascent live sound. 'One More N […]
    • AMP Lost & Found: Annie Mac Interviewed April 29, 2016
      Radio 1 host and festival curator in conversation...Until last year putting on a festival had only been a distant dream for Annie Mac. She’d always had the idea sat in the back of her head, but assumed that when she eventually came around to curating a festival it would be in some muddy farmer’s field in Britain. In fact, when she was presented with the idea […]
    • Track Of The Day 29/4 - Benjamin Carlisle April 29, 2016
      'Love Me Like This' (Jaguar Skills Remix)Brooklyn's Benjamin Carlisle is making all the right noises, and being tipped in all the right places. Inaugural release 'Love Me Like This' is probably the reason for this. Gaining serious radio traction, the track is blowing up online. Jaguar Skills has stepped in on remix duties, supplying […]
    • Premiere: J(ay).AD - 'Lights' April 29, 2016
      From new EP 'Keti Koti'...J(ay).AD Suriname-born, Amsterdam-based talent, who uses electronic music to investigate themes of identity and belonging. New EP 'Keti Koti' emphasises this. Out now via Cosmic Bridge’s new digital-only imprint CBD, it's a fascinating, inquisitive work. Burring together elements of instrumental grime and fo […]
    • Album Stream: Kurtz - 'Made Of Waves' April 29, 2016
      Featuring Frank Turner, Tom Ryland...Kurtz is a duo, comprised of brotherly musicians Ralph Fuller and Frederick Fuller. The pair make a righteous racket on their own, but recently decided to invite others into their lair. New album 'Made Of Waves' is the result. Remarkably, Kurtz have managed to collate some superb guests, including Frank Turner, […]
    • Listen: New Atlas Share 'Young Hearts' April 29, 2016
      Ambient pop from Northern Ireland...It may well be a Bank Holiday weekend, but not everyone is the mood to party. Some simply want to relax, to grab an opportunity to unwind and shut down for a few days. Well, you could do worse than try fresh material from New Atlas. The Northern Irish duo make ambient pop music, with the trickling electronic tapestries set […]
    • Soulwax, Gold Panda, Steve Mason For Latitude April 29, 2016
      Host of new additions unfurled...The line up for Latitude has expanded yet again, with Soulwax, Gold Panda, Steve Mason, and more hopping on board. The new additions join previously announced headliners New Order, The Maccabees, and The National, with Latitude yet again proving to be incredibly diverse. Soulwax will come to Suffolk, while Gold Panda will unf […]
    • Listen: Samm Henshaw Shares 'Our Love' April 29, 2016
      From upcoming EP 'The Sound Experiment 2'...Samm Henshaw has shared blistering soul track 'Our Love'. The newcomer could well dominate 2016, with his crisp live show matching some superb songwriting to a precocious sense of charisma. New EP 'The Sound Experiment 2' impacts on July 15th, with Samm Henshaw sharing the soulful […]
    • James Blake Hints At Album Artwork April 29, 2016
      Posters by Sir Quentin Blake are placed in East London...James Blake has hinted at potential artwork for his new album. The songwriter re-tweeted a photograph posted by Sir Quentin Blake, the legendary illustrator whose partnership with Roald Dahl has delighted children for decades. The four panel mural features the phrase 'The Colour In Anything', […]
    • Premiere: Young Moon - 'Colt' April 29, 2016
      West Coast songwriter returns...Trevor Montgomery is a veteran of numerous cult bands and revered groups, releasing a string of left field material on America's West Coast. Unveiling his first solo album under the Young Moon moniker in 2012, however, the songwriter appeared to hit a brick wall. A relationship unravelled, and - feeling burnt out - Montgo […]
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Posts Tagged ‘Sunshine Riot’

Five Cool Ones: Five Artists that Follow The Falcon’s Nest on Twitter

Posted by falconi5 on February 10, 2014

twitterOne of the great things about social media is the ability to expose yourself to musical acts from all over the globe. Some new, some old, and  lot that might be new to you but have been around for while. Every artist you encounter on your journey may not be to your liking, but the joy is in the journey. Here are five of our favorite musicians that are following us on twitter.  Thanks for the follow.

Jamestown Revival

One of our favorite new finds with a sound right out of Laurel Canyon. Check out the song “California (Cast Iron Soul)” from their recent Conan appearance. Move over Mumford and Sons, Dawes, and The Avett Brothers.  There is a new cosmic cowboy in town.

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The Repeat Offenders

The Repeat Offenders are a Post Punk band with attitude and energy to spare. Picture Oasis with a little bit more of an edge, and you have the sound scape for this fine up and coming new band.

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Twitter: @repeatoffender5

Love and a .38

If you sometimes are in the mood for some real old school Sunset Strip Rock & Roll, and who isn’t, Love and a .38 is the band for you. They can be found mostly in the Los Angeles area at The Whiskey, The Troubadour, or any number of those cool So. Cal haunts. Their new album will be out in a couple of months, so keep your ears peeled.  In the meantime to hold you over check out this fine Rock and Roll tune, “Rock ‘n Lola.”

Twitter: @loveanda38

Sunshine Riot

Sunshine Riot describes themselves as a Cash-Meets-Cobain Rock & Roll Band from Boston.  Check them out.  They deserve to be on your radar.

Twitter: @SunshineRiot

Pickering White

Breaking up the sausage fest a bit, we have Pickering White. Exquisitely fronted by Jennifer Pickering, the four piece band is an exciting blend of blues, country, Rock, and a little bit of soul. The vibe is retro cool, and on the excellent “Lady Blue Sky” a little bit of ELO comes out.  Not a lot, just a little bit. Also think Imelda May with a little bit of Lydia Loveless thrown in for good measure.

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Twitter: @PickeringWhite

 

 

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