Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros' New Album Available Now
The self-titled, third studio album from Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros is out today on iTunes and Amazon! The deluxe edition of the album on iTunes also includes 3 bonus tracks: “Give Me A Sign”, “When You’re Young” and “Milton” as well as a digital booklet. CDs and vinyl are also available from the band's store.
The band have also just announced they will perform on the Late Show with David Letterman tomorrow, July 24th, and on Conan on July 31st. Be sure to tune-in!
The Zeros are currently on the road with a hometown headline show coming up at the Hollywood Bowl on August 4th. Click HERE for all tour dates and ticket links.
Rogue Wave Premiere New "College" Video via Paste
Paste Magazine has just premiered the new official video for Rogue Wave's "College"! The hilarious new clip features the band playing amid an an epic live action role-playing battle. Click HERE to check it out or watch below.
"College" appears on Rogue Wave's new album Nightingale Floors, available now on iTunes. The guys are currently wrapping up their North American tour with a few west coast shows still to go. All upcoming dates and ticket links can be found HERE.
Fossil Collective Announce North American Headline Tour
Fossil Collective have just announced their first North American headline tour for this fall! The tour begins October 22 in New York City and visits major cities across the country with stops in Philadelphia, Atlanta, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle and Chicago among others. Main support will by provided by Jamestown Revival from November 4 through November 24. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Friday, July 19 and all ticket links can be found HERE.
Fossil Collective is touring in support of their debut album Tell Where I Lie, which was released in April 2013 through a partnership between Vagrant and Dirty Hit Records and is available now on iTunes. The album debuted at #1 on Billboard’s New Artist chart as well as at #2 on Billboard’s Heatseekers chart.
The group are performing at several festivals in the UK this summer before embarking on “The Magpie Tour 2013” in the UK from October 4 until October 16.
Fossil Collective on tour:
10/22 – New York, NY @ The Studio at Webster Hall
10/24 – Vienna, VA @ Jammin’ Java
10/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
10/27 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
10/28 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade-Purgatory
10/29 – Birmingham, AL @ WorkPlay Theatre
10/30 – Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
11/01 – Dallas, TX @ The Prophet Bar
11/02 – Austin, TX @ Lambert’s
11/04 – Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room
11/05 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Hotel Cafe
11/06 – San Francisco, CA @ The Rickshaw Stop
11/08 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
11/09 – Seattle, WA @ The Vera Project
11/10 – Vancouver, BC @ The Media Club
11/12 – Salt Lake City, UT @ TBD
11/13 – Denver, CO @ Hi Dive
11/15 – Lawrence, KS @ The Bottleneck
11/16 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
11/18 – Milwaukee, WI @ Shank Hall
11/19 – Chicago, IL @ Schuba’s Tavern
11/20 – Newport, KY @ The Southgate House Revival
11/21 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Café
11/22 – Toronto, ON @ The Drake Hotel
11/24 – Allston, MA @ Great Scott
AlunaGeorge Set to Release Body Music on July 30, 2013 on Vagrant Records
We are very excited to welcome AlunaGeorge to the Vagrant roster! Taking the boom of British bass culture and marrying it to the sweet slickness of classic American R&B, AlunaGeorge – aka Aluna Francis and producer George Reid – will release their eagerly awaited debut album Body Music on July 30th via Vagrant Records. See below for the full track listing.
In the 12 months since their first release went viral, AlunaGeorge’s DIY video for “You Know You Like It” has clocked up over 2 million views, the band were crowned the most blogged artist of 2012, they sold out a European tour, performed at Moschino’s catwalk show during London Fashion Week and made the top 3 for both last year’s prestigious BRITS Critics Award and the BBC Sound of 2013 (#2). On top of all of the above, scored a #2 single in the UK with their Disclosure collaboration “White Noise”.
This summer they continue to perform in front of festival crowds as big as 80,000 people and support the likes of Kendrick Lamar before embarking on their debut North American tour this September. All upcoming North American dates can be seen below.
These accolades, and the universal praise heaped upon the duo’s shoulders, were of course a direct result of the incredibly fresh and unique music the pair are producing.
Fast becoming an unstoppable force in 2013 with their signature sound that has captured the attention of critics and fans alike, AlunaGeorge are turning British pop on its head. The summer of 2013 looks set to be theirs for the taking as the debut album Body Music takes center stage.
Body Music track listing:
2. You Know You Like It
3. Attracting Flies
4. Your Drums, Your Love
5. Kaleidoscope Love
6. Bad Idea
8. Lost And Found
9. Best Be Believing
11. Just A Touch
12. Body Music
13. Friends to Lovers
14. This is How We Do It (bonus track)
AlunaGeorge on tour:
8/30 North Coast Music Festival - Chicago, IL
9/01 Made In America Fest - Philadelphia, PA
9/03 U Street Music Hall - Washington, DC
9/05 Bowery Ballroom - New York, NY
9/06 Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY
9/07 The Sinclair - Cambridge, MA
9/08 Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre - Montreal, Canada
9/09 The Hoxton - Toronto, Canada
9/11 The Independent - San Francisco, CA
9/12 El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA
9/14 St Jerome's Laneway Festival - Detroit, MI
Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros' forthcoming album featured on NPR Music's First Listen
Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros' forthcoming self-titled LP is set to be released next Tuesday, the 23rd of July, but you can listen to the whole album today by streaming it directly from NPR Music's First Listen! If you like what you hear, pre-order the digital Deluxe Edition (which includes 3 bonus tracks and a digital booklet!) on iTunes. If you'd prefer to have a CD or Vinyl in hand, pre-order either from the band's official store.
The Zeros are currently wrapping up their European tour before returning stateside for a run of dates in August and September including a headline show at the Hollywood Bowl and three Gentleman of the Road Stopovers with Mumford & Sons. All upcoming tour dates can be found here.
Black Joe Lewis Premiere “Come To My Party” via Entertainment Weekly, Electric Slave Pre-Orders Available Now
Black Joe Lewis’s new song “Come To My Party” has just premiered via Entertainment Weekly! Click HERE to check it out or listen below. The track appears on the forthcoming album Electric Slave due out August 27th.
Electric Slave is now available for pre-order in various formats at iTunes, Amazon, and the band's store. All iTunes and band store pre-orders of the new album include an instant download of “Come To My Party.”
The band will tour supporting Electric Slave beginning in September, playing a number of shows along the east coast including a show at New York’s Terminal 5 on September 26. Click HERE for all dates and ticket links.
EELS Premiere New Video for "Kinda Fuzzy" via VEVO
EELS have just premiered the new official video for "Kinda Fuzzy" via VEVO! Directed by Jessica Hundley, the video features EELS leader Mark Oliver Everett, a.k.a. E, as an alcoholic clown hosting a children's TV show. Click HERE to watch or check it out below. "Kinda Fuzzy" appears on the band's latest album, Wonderful, Glorious, available now on iTunes.
After a hugely successful 54 show tour of North America and Europe this spring, EELS are embarking on a tour of European festivals and headline shows that begin August 14th. Click HERE for all current dates and ticket links.
The 1975 Announce North American Fall Tour, Debut Album Now Available for Pre-Order
As the countdown to the release of their eagerly anticipated self-titled debut album continues, The 1975 have announced details of their extensive, 23 date, headline North American tour! See below for all dates on the tour poster.
The forthcoming album is now available for pre-order on CD and 180 gram double vinyl HERE. Starting Wednesday, July 10th, the album will be available for pre-order with a ticket to the fall tour. The first 500 fans to purchase a CD with their ticket will receive an autographed copy!
Finally, Zane Lowe just premiered The 1975's new, definitive album version of "Sex" as his "Hottest Record in the World" on BBC Radio 1. The track has now been uploaded to SoundCloud and can be heard below.
The 1975's "Chocolate" is iTunes Single of the Week, Debut Album Announced
"Chocolate" by The 1975 is currently featured on iTunes as the Single of the Week! Click HERE to grab the free track download. "Chocolate" appears on the band's five-track IV EP which is available HERE for just $2.67 this week only.
The 1975 recently announced that they will release their debut self-titled album on Tuesday, September 10th. See below for the full track listing and artwork. Album pre-order details and a full US headline tour for October will be announced shortly.
The 1975 track listing:
1. The 1975
2. The City
7. An Encounter
8. Heart Out
9. Settle Down
13. She Way Out
16. Is There Somebody Who Can Watch You
Amazon Indie Rock Sale
Amazon is having a huge indie rock sale for July that features a bunch of our releases! You can get the latest albums from Edward Sharpe, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Rogue Wave, and more. Click HERE to check out all of our included releases. Digital albums start at $5.99 and CDs start at $8.99.