3/24/2017

THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS PREMIERE TITLE TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM WHITEOUT CONDITIONS


NEW TOUR DATES WITH SPOON
BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE FROM “HIGH TICKET ATTRACTIONS” VIDEO PREMIERES AT UNDER THE RADAR
NEW RECORD DUE APRIL 7; THE FIRST ALBUM ON THE BAND’S OWN COLLECTED WORKS RECORDS IMPRINT

The New Pornographers are premiering the title track off their forthcoming album Whiteout Conditions today, you can listen/share it at https://youtu.be/hXwGX5Es9vM.
The band is also premiering the behind-the-scenes video from the shoot for the "High Ticket Attractions" video at Under the Radarhttp://bit.ly/2odR8Hw

“Hold on tight: it’s another relentlessly exuberant, propulsive jam from
The New Pornographers. The latest in the band’s deep catalog of clever and addictive power pop is ‘High Ticket Attractions.’”

“Expect flawless harmonies, precisely arranged power pop, and more Neko Case vocal wizardry than any mere human deserves to hear in one lifetime.”



“A parade of hook-laden songs.”
Whiteout Conditions [is] a characteristically punchy and catchy LP with more than a few jams set to become worthy contenders in the New Pornos’ canon.”
 “These days we all could use a little cheer, and fortunately, The New Pornographers will supply some with the April 7th release of Whiteout Conditions.”


 Whiteout Conditions offers another hit of the high gloss power-pop they’ve perfected over the years, complete with catchy melodies and gorgeous harmonies.”
Critically acclaimed supergroup The New Pornographers are premiering the title track off their forthcoming full-length record Whiteout Conditions today. Stream/share the song athttps://youtu.be/hXwGX5Es9vM. The album is due April 7 and is the first release on the band’s own Collected Works Records imprint in partnership with Concord Records. See below for a complete track list. The album is available for pre-order with a glow-in-the-dark poster now at www.thenewpornographers.com.
In the wake of their headlining performance at the 2017 NPR Showcase at SXSW, The New Pornographers will also tour the U.S. and Europe this spring and summer including a run of newly added dates with Spoon. Tickets for all headlining U.S. shows include a free download of the new album; see below for a complete list of dates.
Additionally, Under the Radar is premiering a behind the scenes featurette of the filming of the video for the song “High Ticket Attractions.” Of the video, director Dan Huiting(Bon Iver, Sylvan Esso) notes, “I have always wanted to wreck things in music videos, I just never thought I would get a chance to destroy an entire high school!” Watch/share the behind the scenes video at http://bit.ly/2odR8Hw, and the music video athttps://youtu.be/ZAlHISTNbwY.

Photo credit Jenny Jimenez
THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS, WHITEOUT CONDITIONS
1. Play Money
2. Whiteout Conditions
3. High Ticket Attractions
4. This is the World of the Theater
5. Darling Shade
6. Second Sleep
7. Colosseums
8. We’ve Been Here Before
9. Juke
10. Clockwise
11. Avalanche Alley

THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS LIVE
*with Waxahatchee
†with Spoon
April 12
Los Angeles, CA
Theatre at The Ace Hotel*
April 13
Oakland, CA
Fox Theater*
April 14
Bend, OR
Midtown Ballroom*
April 15
Seattle, WA
Moore Theatre*
April 16
Portland, OR
Wonder Ballroom*
April 18
Minneapolis, MN
First Avenue*
April 19
Chicago, IL
The Metro*
April 20
Milwaukee, WI
Pabst Theater*
April 21
Chicago, IL
The Metro*
April 22
Columbus, OH
Newport Music Hall*
April 25
Boston, MA
House of Blues*
April 26
New York, NY
Terminal 5*
April 27
Philadelphia, PA
Union Transfer*
April 28
Washington, DC
9:30 Club (sold out)*
April 29
Washington, DC
9:30 Club*
May 1
Raleigh, NC
Ritz*
May 2
Atlanta, GA
Variety Playhouse*
May 3
New Orleans, LA
Tipitina’s*
May 4
Houston, TX
White Oak Music Hall*
May 5
Dallas, TX
Granada Theater*
May 6
Austin, TX
Stubb’s*
May 9
London, UK
Electric Ballroom
May 10
Amsterdam, NL
Paradiso Noord/Tolhuistuin
May 11
Berlin, DE
Lido
May 13
Oslo, NO
Vulkan Arena
May 14
Stockholm, SE
Debaser Strand
May 16
Copenhagen, DK
Loppen
May 18
Paris, FR
Divan Du Monde
July 18
Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amph.
July 19
Charlottesville, VA
Sprint Pavilion
July 22
Portland, ME
State Theatre†
July 23
Montreal, QC
Metropolis†
July 26
Pittsburgh, PA
Stage AE†
August 11
Denver, CO
Velorama Festival



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Trementina Share "Oh Child" Video On The 405 II Debut LP '810' Out Now On Burger Records

Trementina Share "Oh Child" Video On The 405

Debut LP '810' Out March 24th On Burger Records
WATCH & SHARE: Trementina - "Oh Child"
LISTEN & SHARE: Trementina - "Please, Let's Go Away"
"Lead singer Vanessa Cea has the capability of conjuring stirring imagery around the fantastic, dreamy guitar parts of Cristobal Ortiz. Meanwhile, bassist Lucas Martinic and drummer Andrés firm a thunderous rhythm section, carrying the emotional weight of the track on their shoulders."
- The 405

"Chilean band Trementina sound like they could’ve been from London 1990 signed to 4AD; shimmering dreampop that’s not afraid of a little noise or a big hook."
- Brooklyn Vegan
Today The 405 shares the video for "Oh Child", the second single from Chilean shoegaze band Trementina.  The single originally appeared on CLRVYNT where lead singer Vanessa Cea also did an exclusive "Late Night Dedication" interview with the site. Prior to "Oh Child" the band shared "Please, Let's Go Away".  Both tracks are featured on the band's new album '810' out now on Burger Records. 
Trementina create music for lucid dreaming. It’s an intense, yet melancholic conjuring by art students and skaters from the damp forests of Valdivia, Chile, where the rainfall creates faded polaroids out of daily life. 

Valdivian shoegaze emerges from the fissures of their homeland. Isolated from urban static, Trementina has created a dizzying symphony that drowns you with noise, hallucinatory guitars, and beauty among chaos — which can be felt in the ethereal vocals of Vanessa Cea. 

Their third album, 810, is the evolutionary star-child of their sound, which first made contact with the U.S. in 2013, and then again in 2015 when their song “Hazy Youth” appeared on the now famous Ear to Ear Records’ shoegaze comp.

Recorded roughly 810 kilometers south of Santiago, during the cold winter, when the “sky is charcoal gray,” to borrow a line from DIY pioneer Martin Newell, 810 upgrades their sound from My Bloody Valentine-tinged haze on 2013’s Brilliant Noise [Vinyl Junkies], into a meditative experience that’s surreal, a “dream within a dream” — the byproduct of Cristobal Ortiz’s modulated guitar and the thick bass of Lucas Martinic. 

810  includes nine tracks that flood the musical landscape; ranging from songs like “Oh Child,” which capture the atmospheric pressure of Joshua Tree-era U2, or early CHVRCHES, to “Please, Let’s Go Away,” which sounds like it was recorded inside a cosmic cathedral, as opposed to a DIY studio from the Chilean countryside. It’s a track the band recorded after the sudden departure of their drummer, which inspired them to augment their sound with influences as broad as Brian Eno and Robin Guthrie. 810 includes several tracks that show the quartet reaching beyond the shoegaze galaxy, even back in time, like the opium-den tripping of “Out of the Lights” and the African textures on “A Place Up in the Sky.” 

The overall effect is a youthful pilgrimage across the south of Chile, during a waking dream. 
810  will be released on Burger Records on March 24, 2017. Trementina is a DIY rock band based in Valdivia, Chile, and consists of Vanessa Cea (vocals), Cristobal Ortiz (guitar), Lucas Martinic (bass), and Andrés on drums.
Trementina – 810 tracklist
01. Please, Let’s Go Away
02. All I Wanted.
03. Oh Child
04. Out Of The Lights
05. No Control
06. The Sound & The South
07. A Place Up In The Sky
08. Fall Over Myself
09. 810



 

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Aimee Mann's Mental Illness streaming now on NPR First Listen + To perform on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

AIMEE MANN’S MENTAL ILLNESSSTREAMING NOW ON NPR FIRST LISTEN, OUT MARCH 31 VIA SUPEREGO RECORDS
TO PERFORM ON “THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT”
SPRING TOUR DATES CONFIRMED
 
“One of the top 10 living songwriters along with Paul McCartney,
Bob Dylan and
Bruce Springsteen.”
“One of the finest songwriters
of her generation.” 
Aimee Mann’s highly anticipated new album Mental Illnessout on March 31 via her own SuperEgo Recordsis exclusively streaming now on NPR First Listen, who proclaim “…these songs are buoyantly catchy in their own way, with calmly dispensed beauty that consistently outweighs their dourness,” while the Los Angeles Times furthers “Every doomed syllable is sacred and every tragic rhyme fits, as though each song were a puzzle to which only Mann knows the solution.” Additionally, Mann will perform her track “Goose Snow Cone” on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Monday, March 27.Mental Illness can be pre-ordered now at hyperurl.co/aimeemann.
Mental Illness shows off Mann’s rich, incisive and wry melancholia in an almost all-acoustic format, with a “finger-picky” style inspired by some of her favorite ‘60s and ‘70s folk-rock records, augmented by haunting strings arranged by her longtime producer, Paul Bryan. Additional players include:Jonathan Coulton on acoustic guitar and backing vocals, Jay Bellerose on drums, Jamie Edwards on piano, John Roderick as a co-writer and Ted Leo(who recently joined her in a joint side project, The Both) as a background singer.
On this eleven-track album, the Oscar-nominated, Grammy-winning singer remains a student of human behavior, drawing not just on her own experiences to form the characters in the songs but tales told by friends. “I assume the brief on me is that people think that I write these really depressing songs,” Mann says. “I don’t know—people may have a different viewpoint—but that’s my own interpretation of the cliché about me. So if they thought that my songs were very down-tempo, very depressing, very sad and very acoustic, I thought I’d just give myself permission to write the saddest, slowest, most acoustic, if-they’re-all-waltzes-so-be-it record I could…I mean, calling it Mental Illnessmakes me laugh, because it is true, but it’s so blunt that it’s funny.”
In support of the release, Mann will play a headlining North American tour this spring with stops in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia and more. Tickets can be purchased here: aimeemann.com/tour. See below for complete tour details.
After several albums with Til Tuesday, Mann began her solo career in 1993 with the album Whatever and made a name for herself through her independent success and the founding of her record label, SuperEgo Records. In addition to her solo albums, she has appeared on many film soundtracks, most notably the score for Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia, with “Save Me” landing her Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for Best Original Song.
In 2014, Mann joined up with Ted Leo for a more rock-oriented duo project, releasing a self-titled album under the name The Both. Other extracurricular activities since her previous record Charmer ranged from playing herself on the hit TV series Portlandia to performing for President Obama and the First Lady at the White House. Named one of The Huffington Post’s “13 Funny Musicians You Should Be Following On Twitter,” Mann has gained a diehard social media following for her quick wit and stinging observation.
MENTAL ILLNESS TRACKLIST 
  1. Goose Snow Cone 
  2. Stuck In The Past
  3. You Never Loved Me
  4. Rollercoasters
  5. Lies Of Summer
  6. Patient Zero
  7. Good For Me
  8. Knock It Off
  9. Philly Sinks
  10. Simple Fix
  11. Poor Judge

AIMEE MANN LIVE
April 20—Washington, DC—Lincoln Theatre
April 21—Philadelphia, PA—Keswick Theatre
April 22—New York, NY—The Town Hall
April 23—Boston, MA—The Wilbur Theatre
April 25—Albany, NY—The Egg Center For The Performing Arts
April 26—Toronto, ON—Danforth Music Hall 
April 28—Ann Arbor, MI—The Ark
April 29—Chicago, IL—Park West
April 30—Milwaukee, WI—Pabst Theater
May 2—Madison, WI—Barrymore Theatre
May 3—Saint Paul, MN—Fitzgerald Theater
May 5—Boulder, CO—Boulder Theater
May 6—Salt Lake City, UT—The State Room
May 8—Missoula, MT—The Wilma
May 9—Seattle, WA—Neptune
May 10—Portland, OR—Revolution Hall
May 12—San Francisco, CA—The Fillmore
May 13—Los Angeles, CA—The Theatre at Ace Hotel

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London Grammar Announce Album Title & Release Date. Release New Track. To Perform at Lollapalooza in August

NEW ALBUM
"TRUTH IS A BEAUTIFUL THING"
SET FOR RELEASE ON JUNE 9

NEW TRACK “TRUTH IS A BEAUTIFUL THING” OUT TODAY

CONFIRMED TO PERFORM AT OSHEAGA IN MONTREAL & CHICAGO’S LOLLAPALOOZA FESTIVAL THIS SUMMER.

LISTEN
"TRUTH IS A BEAUTIFUL THING" (SINGLE)

iTunes | Apple Music | Spotify | Amazon

NORTH AMERICAN DATES
08/4-6 - Osheaga Festival - Montreal, Canada
08/06 – Lollapalooza Festival – Chicago, IL

Today London Grammar announce the release of their highly anticipated second album, “Truth Is A Beautiful Thing" on June 9 via Metal & Dust/Columbia Records. Additionally, the title track is available now via all DSPs. Listen to Truth Is A Beautiful Thing” HERE.

In other news, the band will be returning to North America this summer with a live performance at Chicago’s annual Lollapalooza Festival. The band will be gracing the stage on Sunday, August 6th. Earlier this year, the band released new tracks  “Rooting For You” and “Big Picture” and performed new material to a sold-out crowd in both Los Angeles and New York City.

As with their debut If You Wait, this album was written almost exclusively by Hannah, Dot and Dan who poured their experiences from thirty months on the road into the new material.

The trio went on to work with the likes of Oscar winning producer Paul Epworth (Florence & The Machine, Bloc Party), Mercury nominated Jon Hopkins (Brian Eno, King Creosote) and LA based Greg Kurstin (Sia, Beck) as well as Tim Bran and Roy Kerr who also worked on their debut If You Wait.

Winning a prestigious Ivor Novello Award for “Strong,” two AIM Independent Music awards (Independent Breakthrough of The Year; PPL Award For Most Played New Independent Act) and receiving a Brit Award nomination (British Breakthrough Act), London Grammar’s debut album, If You Wait has sold almost 2 million copies internationally.

Get the single “Truth is a Beautiful Thing” on iTunes, Apple MusicSpotify and Amazon today.
(single artwork)

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Japan's Otoboke Beaver Release Love Is Short EP Today + UK Tour

Otoboke Beaver Release Love Is Short EP Today



UK Tour in May

“The poppy-but-blistering equivalent of 15 consecutive exclamation points.” 
NPR 

 
“Otoboke Beaver destroys stages with breakneck speed and a litany of Kyoto slang.”
Austin Chronicle


Kyoto’s punk-rock-garage quartet Otoboke Beaver have released their EP Love Is Short today via Damnably RecordsLove Is Short is their second EP and third release outside of Japan.

Otoboke Beaver made their US performance debut at SXSW to critical praise. NPR All Songs Considered listed them in their “What We Loved At SXSW” coverage: “Their hardcore punk sound was tempered by their presence onstage, which was at turns coy, flirtatious and completely badass…their energy was so infectious, it crossed all language barriers.” Otoboke Beaver will have a headline tour of the UK following in May.

Otoboke Beaver describe themselves as: “Japanese girls 'knock out or pound cake' band”.Formed in the summer of 2009 in Kyoto, Japan, and consists of Accorinrin (lead Vocal & Guitar), Yoyoyoshie (Guitar &Vocals), Hiro-chan (Bass &Vocals), Pop (Drums &Vocals). Live, the band invade the audience and have shared stages with Shonen Knife, Guitar Wolf, BO NINGEN and more. “Love is Short!!” is the second EP and third release (outside Japan) from Otoboke Beaver.
 
The band’s name is taken from a local ‘Love Hotel’ and the song subject matter is a screw you to bad love, devious boyfriends and general sexism. Their early releases carried artwork with scary visual beaver puns and Otoboke Beaver are part of a new wave of feminist Japanese bands, defining themselves sexually and musically. The pressure of the conformist and patriarchal society is palpable in their music.
 
Love Is Short sees the band blood-letting a generation’s gender frustration. Introduce me to your family has more vocal playfulness, funky bass and buzzsaw guitar that eventually tumbles into a volcano of noise, with beats tripping over themselves and looks at relationships as a kind of personal war. Ikezu (Mean) at 19 seconds is a stamping flash of anger. There's something about the Kansai triangle (Osaka/Kobe/Kyoto - it's Japan's Midlands, America’s midwest) that's produced some great and very varied music with a great sense of unity, though each city is radically different. Otoboke Beaver have emerged from one of those many provincial scenes, influenced by western Riot Grrrl attitudes and the sounds of punk and angular post-rock, make easy work of the complex arrangements, reminiscent of inventive jazzy queercore punks ‘God Is My Co-Pilot’, or more recently ‘Afrirampo’. The band sing in Japanese, and often in difficult to translate Kyoto slang.



Love Is Short Tracklist:
1. ラブ・イズ・ショート(Love is short)
2. 親族に紹介して(Introduce me to your family)
3. いけず (Mean)
 
Golden Week UK Tour 2017 w/ Say Sue Me (Korea)
May 1 -  London -­‐ 100 Club
May 2 -  Bristol -­‐ Exchange
May 3 - Glasgow -­‐ CCA
May 4 - Leicester-­‐ Musician

Buy Love Is Short Here
 
Otoboke Beaver Links
Website
Twitter
Facebook
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Tei Shi Releases New Single "Justify," East Coast Headline Dates Announced

TEI SHI RELEASES NEW SINGLE "JUSTIFY"

EAST COAST HEADLINE DATES ANNOUNCED

DEBUT ALBUM CRAWL SPACE TO BE RELEASED MARCH 31ST ON DOWNTOWN / INTERSCOPE RECORDS
 
Photo Credit: JJ Medina
Following a week of incredible performances and praise from critics and fans alike at Austin's SXSW festival, Tei Shi has debuted "Justify" off of her highly anticipated debut album Crawl Space, which is out March 31st on Downtown/Interscope Records. 

Valerie Teicher aka Tei Shi noted, "Justify is a kind of protest song against the way in which we are categorized or judged by others based off of very superficial or one dimensional standards. It came from a place of rebellion against the insecurities and pressures that come into play when you put yourself in a position to be defined by another. For me the song is a challenge against that musically and emotionally."

Tei Shi is wrapping up a tour with MØ and has also announced another round of tour dates this Spring, headlining shows in NYC, Boston and DC. Tickets are on sale now and a full rundown can be found below.


The pre-order for Crawl Space now available. 

"Tei Shi's vibrant music video for "Keep Running"... is a hypnotic visual expression of the dynamic track." Billboard

"Prepare your roommates for the impromptu karaoke sessions you'll be having to this song all year long." Cosmopolitan, 25 Albums to Obsess Over in 2017

"Tei Shi may have been a long time coming, but "Keep Running" feels like the debut of an artist properly establishing her musical identity with plenty of potential for success." V Magazine

""Keep Running," a silky slip of R&B pop, a little Jesse Ware, a little Solange. The video, directed by Agostina Gálvez, which you can watch below, features the Colombian-born singer back to brunette, in various satiny numbers, curving her body with the sensual ease with which she delivers her melodies." Noisey

"Tei Shi's acrobatic vocals shine once again on "How Far,"... The track - which pairs gut-wrenching lyrics like "If it pleases you to see me struggle/ I will" with dreamy guitars and buzzing production - explores the thin line between love and destruction. And it'll stick with you."FADER

" 
Fluttering above light, synth-driven production, the singer's sunny vocals shine, asserting herself as both a prolific producer and acrobatic vocalist."
 
- Out Magazine, Women In Power-Pop: 50 Musicians Taking Over
 


Upcoming Tour Dates:
5.9.17 - Rough Trade - Brooklyn, NY
5.11.17 - Great Scott - Boston, MA
5.12.17 - Songbyrd - Washington, DC
5.13.17 - Radio 104.5 10th Birthday Celebration - Camden NJ


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