3/31/2015

Fat White Family Appearing On Letterman This Thursday

FAT WHITE FAMILY MAKE THEIR NETWORK TELEVISION DEBUT
THIS THURSDAY, APRIL 2ND
 
PLAY ONE OFF SHOW AT MERCURY LOUNGE (LATE SHOW)
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS THE MYSTERY LIGHTS
 
NORTH AMERICAN TOUR BEGINS APRIL 29TH
 
CLICK ON IMAGE TO WATCH EXCLUSIVE LIVE FOOTAGE/INTERVIEW ON PITCHFORK TV
 
 
In the past year, Fat White Family have been critically acclaimed, both in the UK and the US. Conquering SXSW 2014, CMJ, Fun Fun Fun Fest, and embarking on a hugely successful US tour last fall, they were among the nominees for Best Live Band and Best Video (for Touch The Leather), at this year's NME Awards in London, and were recently part of the NME Awards Tour. The band will be making their network television debut on the Late Show With David Letterman (11.35pm/10.35pmCT) this Thursday, April 2nd, and playing a one off show at Mercury Lounge that evening. Tour starts April 29th.

LIVE SHOWS:
 
4/2 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge
4/29 – Cambridge, MA – TT the Bears
4/30 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
5/1 – Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts (Black Box)
5/2 – Baltimore, MD – The Metro Gallery
5/3 – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
5/5 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
5/6 – Pontiac, MI – The Crofoot (Pike Room)
5/7 – Toronto, ON – Canadian Music Week – The Horseshoe
5/8 – Toronto, ON – Canadian Music Week - Garrison
5/10 – Austin, TX – Austin Psych Fest
5/11 – Dallas, TX – Club Dada
5/13 – Tucson, AZ – Club Congress
5/14 – San Diego, CA – Casbah
5/15 – Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
5/16 – Costa Mesa, CA – The Wayfarer
5/17 – San Francisco, CA – The Chapel
 
  "Fat White Family have a knack for turning questionable taste into excellent punk rock." Rolling Stone

"...utterly unhinged live performances that have become claustrophobically packed, must-see events...they incited a full-on freak-out - the longest and most crowd-engulfing mosh pit I've seen at a club show in years."Maxim (read article)
 
"...rock ‘n’ roll desperados who play with such debauched ferocity that you worry their art will be the death of them." New York Post

".....excellent, wild performers... great stuff." Brooklyn Vegan
"....the most exciting young band in Britain..." Q Magazine
 
"...unconscionably thrilling. "  The Guardian 
 
"...reminds me of long-lost groups like the Cravats and Marc Riley and the Creepers, as well as perennially loved cult artists like the Gun Club and the Fall....Don’t ever lose your ramshackleness and devil-may-care attitude, Fat White Family." The Stranger
 
"...refreshingly unique..." Bust

"Fat White Family have this dirty energy to them that just takes over a room...f you cut loose and let them work their magic on you, it’s a grand old time." WeAllWantSomeone
 
 'Champagne Holocaust' is available through Fat Possum Records, and the band also have their own label,Without Consent.
   


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The Rolling Stones to end ZIP CODE tour at Festival d'été de Québec

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THE ROLLING STONES
ZIP CODE TOUR

FESTIVAL D'ÉTÉ DE QUÉBEC - QUÉBEC CITY - JULY 15, 2015

PASSES ON SALE SATURDAY, APRIL 11 AT 12PM LOCAL TIME


REMASTERED STICKY FINGERS TO BE RELEASED MAY 26

#StonesZip
March 31, 2015 - Québec City - Ladies and gentlemen...The Rolling Stones are back!  The band has announced that they will kick off their new 15-city North American stadium, ZIP CODE tour, in San Diego on May 24 at Petco Park. The tour will make stops in Columbus, Minneapolis, Dallas, Atlanta, Orlando, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Raleigh, Indianapolis, Detroit and Buffalo before wrapping in Québec on the Plains of Abraham on July 15 at Festival d'été de Québec. This last concert being their only performance in Canada. Passes for Québec will go on sale Saturday, April 11 at 12pm local time. For ticketing information please visit infofestival.comor rollingstones.com.

"The Rolling Stones show underlines the Festival's placement among top music events worldwide. We expect fans from all over to converge on Québec City for the band's only show date in Canada, putting the Festival and the city in the spotlight, with great spinoffs for tourism," said Daniel Gélinas, general manager of the Festival. "It's an honor to host the legendary Stones, and their concert, adding tremendous excitement to an already very impressive 2015 lineup, will no doubt be a dream come true for so many of our local and international festival fans," he added.

Festival d'été de Québec, one of Canada's most important outdoor music festival, is set in modern, yet historic and picturesque Québec City. With global shows attendance usually topping over one million entries each season, the Festival celebrates music for 11 days in July. With 10 indoor and outdoor venues, it offers the perfect setting to discover up-and-coming artists and enjoy world-renowned stars.

 "We are excited to be back in North America playing stadiums this summer!  We are looking forward to being back on stage and playing your favorite songs." - Mick Jagger

"We love being out on the road and it is great to come back to North America!  I can't wait to get back on the stage!" - Keith Richards

The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE tour will see Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood head back out on the road after their critically-acclaimed 14 ON FIRE tour in Asia, Europe, Australia and New Zealand in 2014. The iconic band will treat their generations of fans to special one night only shows, with a set packed full of classic Stones hits such as "Gimme Shelter", "Paint It Black", "Jumpin' Jack Flash", "Tumbling Dice" and "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll", as well as special gems from their extraordinary catalog.

The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE tour will be the first time the rock legends have played North American stadiums since 2005-2007's "A Bigger Bang Tour."

The stage design includes a thrust that extends deep into the audience allowing the Stones to interact directly with their fans. Known for their ground-breaking sets and use of cutting-edge technology, the Stones' set design will feature video screens and special effects that will enhance the high-octane experience of attending a live Stones' show.

AEG Live's Concerts West is the promoter of The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE tour.

The tour will also coincide with the Rolling Stones re-release of  Sticky Fingers on May 26 by Universal Music. Sticky Fingers , one of the most revered albums from the Rolling Stones, is set to enthrall a new generation of fans in 2015. The 1971 classic features timeless tracks such as 'Brown Sugar,' 'Wild Horses,' 'Bitch' and 'Dead Flowers'. Sticky Fingers 2015, with its iconic zip cover, will be unveiled in a variety of formats. The deluxe editions include a generous selection of previously unreleased Stones studio outtakes from the  Sticky Fingers  sessions and stunning live performances from that time. These sought after tracks have never been available until this release.

Recorded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama and Olympic Studios in London, and produced by regular confidant Jimmy Miller,  Sticky Fingers  was released just before the Stones became tax exiles in the south of France, leaving Britain after a sensational farewell tour. It also featured some of the most ground breaking design in rock history, with its famous working zip on the front cover and artwork by Andy Warhol.

THE ROLLING STONES - ZIP CODE TOUR

May 24, 2015San Diego, CAPetco Park
May 30, 2015Columbus, OHOhio Stadium
June 3, 2015Minneapolis, MNTCF Bank Stadium
June 6, 2015Dallas, TXAT&T Stadium
June 9, 2015Atlanta, GABobby Dodd Stadium
June 12, 2015Orlando, FLOrlando Citrus Bowl
June 17, 2015Nashville, TNLP Field
June 20, 2015Pittsburgh, PAHeinz Field
June 23, 2015Milwaukee, WI    
Summerfest / Marcus Amphitheater
June 27, 2015     Kansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium
July 1, 2015Raleigh, NCCarter-Finley Stadium
July 4, 2015Indianapolis, INIndianapolis Motor Speedway
July 8, 2015Detroit, MIComerica Park
July 11, 2015Buffalo, NYRalph Wilson Stadium
July 15, 2015Québec, QCFestival d'été de Québec*

*Festival passes will go on sale at 12pm local time on Saturday, April 11, 2015

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#StonesZip

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Capitol Hill Block Party Announces Initial 2015 Line-up

Including RATATAT, TV on the Radio, The Kills

Three-day Passes on Sale Today at 9 a.m. PST.




2015 PARTIAL LINEUP
RATATAT * TV On The Radio * The Kills * Toro Y Moi * Built to Spill * The Julie Ruin * 
Broods * Wye Oak * Flatbush Zombies * Jamie XX * Giraffage * Shabazz Palaces * DIIV * 
Com Truise * Deafheaven * Wet * Shannon And The Clams * Unknown Mortal Orchestra * 
The Flavr Blue * Sam Lachow * BADBADNOTGOOD * Lower Dens * Protomartyr * Daktyl * 
The Coathangers * Meatbodies * Chastity Belt * Ambassadeurs * Lost Lander * Kite String Tangle * The Wooden Sky * Smokey Brights * Industrial Revelation * Kinski * Crater * 
One Above None Below * Slow Bird * Zoolab

CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY 2015 TICKET INFORMATION
• March 31 – April 2: pre-sale three-day passes available for $99, while supplies last
• April 3 – July 4: three-day pass price will be $125, while supplies last
• July 5 – July 26: three-day pass price will be $150
• VIP Packages will now be made available for $250, while supplies last

MORE ABOUT CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY
Named by USA Today’s “Pop Candy” as one of the “Twelve reasons to visit Seattle”, CHBP offers outstanding musical performances. In addition, the festival features resident art galleries, restaurants, clubs, and stores that help define Seattle as a cultural hub. CHBP’s reputation for bringing the best in regional and touring indie artists to the stage has drawn 10,000 people a day for sold out shows year after year. The Capitol Hill Block Party showcases over 100 of the best Northwest and national bands and DJ’s. CHBP’s low ticket price offers fans five stages over three days each summer in. Surrounded by all the great amenities you get in the middle of our beautiful city, we’re all about independent music and culture, thought, and progressive politics. We feature excellent independent craft booths, food trucks, local non-profits, introduce you to local pro-music politicians, and raise money for The Vera Project (www.theveraproject.org), KEXP (www.kexp.org), and The Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce, as well as the neighborhood and various other charities.

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS & MARILYN MANSON ANNOUNCE TOUR

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS & 
MARILYN MANSON ANNOUNCE 
THE END TIMES TOUR

The Smashing Pumpkins and  Marilyn Manson are joining forces to co-headline  The End Times tour. 
Kicking off July 7th in Concord, CA and wrapping up August 8th in Cincinnati, the tour will span 23 dates in 
support of Marilyn Manson's  The Pale Emperor and The Smashing Pumpkins  Monuments To An Elegy  
Tickets go on sale starting April 3 rd .  For more information, fans can go tothesmashingpumpkins.com 
 
Monuments To An Elegy , The Smashing Pumpkins 8 th studio album was released on December 9th to 
rave reviews via Martha's Music/BMG as part of their ongoing work-in-progress  Teargarden By Kaleidyscope.  
Click  here  to buy  Monuments To An Elegy .  Marilyn Manson's critically acclaimed album  The Pale 
Emperor is available now via Loma Vista by clicking here 


 

 

 

 

 

 
The End Times Tour Dates:
7/7/2015 Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
7/9/2015 Irvine, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7/10/2015 Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
7/11/2015 Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
7/13/2015 Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
7/15/2015 Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
7/16/2015 Houston, TX @ NRG Arena
7/18/2015 San Antonio, TX @ Freeman Coliseum
7/19/2015 Austin, TX  @ Austin City Limits Live
7/20/2015 New Orleans, LA @ Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square
7/22/2015 Miami, FL @ Bayfront Park Amphitheatre
7/24/2015 Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds
7/25/2015 Atlanta, GA @ Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood
7/26/2015 Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater
7/28/2015 Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
7/29/2015 Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
7/31/2015 Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
8/1/2015 Mashantucket, CT @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
8/2/2015 Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
8/4/2015 Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
8/5/2015 Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/7/2015 Chicago, IL @ FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
8/8/2015 Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center

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Kitten "Big Dope Baby"


LISTEN:  "Big Dope Baby"
https://soundcloud.com/kittentheband/justin-l-raisen-jerry-james-kitten-big-dope-baby
 

PRESS:
"a promising future for the 19-year-old" - Wall Street Journal
" bringing eighties glam rock back to the stage" -Teen Vogue
"a dynamic take on the powerful and unique blend of loud guitars  and warm electronics" - Vice


 
ABOUT KITTEN:
“That’s one cool chick,” said Iggy Pop of Kitten’s Chloe Chaidez while the two danced together onstage. Many others have shared similar sentiments: Kitten fulfilled Rolling Stone’s 2013 prophecy that she was a “top ten artist to watch” when, one year later, the foremost music publication once again hailed Chaidez, including Kitten’s self-titled album in their list of " 20 Best Pop Albums of 2014" alongside Pharell Williams, La Roux, Lana Del Rey and Taylor Swift. They were similarly praised by Time Magazine, Spin, and the Los Angeles Times -- with Time placing Kitten in the company of My Bloody Valentine and Azalea Banks in the "11 albums to look forward to in 2014."
 
Kitten has also earned the reputation of being a formidable live act, both as headliners and through extensive touring with Paramore, Joy Formidable and Charli XCX as well as opening for a diverse range of artists from Garbage and No Doubt to Phoenix and Young the Giant. And despite overwhelming praise and success for their album, it is on these stages where Kitten truly shines: “What’s going to make this band different is our live show,” said the Chloe. “I love being onstage more than anything. When you are up there you can do whatever you want. You can be whatever you want. If there’s one person in the back of the room not involved, then that’s my audience. I’ll do whatever I have to do to blow that person away. I want everybody in the audience to remember where they were when they saw Kitten for the first time.”
 
Kitten is an American indie rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 2009. In 2010, they released their first EP, Sunday School. In 2011, they followed up with the release of their second EP Cut It Out. In August 2013, the EP Like a Stranger was made available on iTunes. Kitten's self-titled debut album, produced by co-writer Chad Anderson with Nick Johns and Gavin MacKillop, was released on June 24, 2014. Rolling Stone Magazine ranked it #16 on its list of 20 Best Pop Albums of 2014. It has been documented that witnessing Kitten perform elicits “the honest chill of discovery."

 
TOUR SCHEDULE:

APRIL 2015
FRI      3          Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour *C
SAT    4          Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour *C

 
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PINS Share Cover Of The Misfits 'Hybrid Moments'


New Album Wild Nights
Out June 9th On Bella Union

Announce UK Tours With Wire And Drenge



Manchester all-female four-piece PINS have just released a new 7" in the UK for 'Too Little Too Late'. The B-side to the 7" is a cover of The Misfits 'Hybrid Moments', a track the band also perform live, which was recorded for Part Time Punks and mixed byJosiah Mazzaschi. PINS' Faith Vern describes it as "a simple and perfect pop song! We started to play it live to make everyone dance, we recorded it with Part Time Punks and gave it a PINS stamp with lots of choir girl harmonies."

PINS have announced the release of their new album Wild Nights on June 9th.  Recorded in Joshua Tree at Rancho De La Luna with Dave Catching (QOTSA, Eagles of Death Metal) and Hayden Scott, and mixed in New York with Ben Baptie at Atomic Sound NYC (Mark Ronson), PINS second album Wild Nights will be released through Bella Union on June 9th.


The video for the first single 'Too Little Too Late' sees PINS, dressed exclusively bySaint Laurent, cut between visuals of screaming and swearing girls amidst overflowing glitter and powder, 'Too Little Too Late' is the perfect taster of the bands new album. Opening with a fearless drumbeat and heavy bassline, the track slows into a sparse momentary instrumental before reverting back to Faith's alluring vocal and finally stampeding heavily into a fuzzed up sound clash of guitars and drums.





Wild Nights Track Listing
Baby Bhangs
Young Girls
Curse These Dreams
Oh Lord
Dazed By You
Got It Bad
Too Little Too Late
House of Love
If Only
Molly
Everyone Says

Accumulating high praise and a growing fanbase for their debut album Girls Like Us, along with packed out headline shows and tour dates supporting the likes of Crocodiles, Sleigh Bells, Warpaint, The Growlers and The Fall, tight-knit girl gang PINS have had quite a two years.

Following on from their first West Coast tour and performances at New York's CMJ festival at the end of last year, PINS have just supported Sleater-Kinney on a European tour and will follow up by supporting Drenge on their April tour before heading off on the road with post-punk legends Wire. Full live dates are as follows:

UK Tour Dates
Apr 4th – Cardif – The Gate (Wales Goes Pop! Festival)
Apr 10th – Nottingham – Rescue Rooms #
Apr 11th – Birmingham – The Institute #
Apr 13th – Gateshead – The Sage #
Apr 14th – Glasgow – The Classic Grand #
Apr 15th – Liverpool – The Kazimier #
Apr 20th – Southampton – Engine Rooms *
Apr 21st – London – Electric Ballroom #
Apr 26th – Aberdeen – The Lemon Tree *
Apr 27th – Glasgow – King Tut's Wah Wah Hut *
Apr 28th – Leeds – Brudenell Social Club *
Apr 29th – Manchester – Club Academy *
Apr 30th – Bristol – The Fleece *
May 14-16 – Brighton – The Great Escape Festival
May 22nd – Manchester – Dot To Dot
May 27th – London – The Lexington

w/ Wire
wDrenge

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Make The Girl Dance Takes Us Back in Time

French Duo Make the Girl Dance
Unleashes French Electro-Pop Gold
With Extraball
 
(Ultra Records) 

Yé Yé (Ooh La La)” Video Out Now on Earmilk 
  
“' Ye Ye (Ooh La La)' is uniquely French, and with the addition of Ornette 's vocals and simple guitar riffs, becomes a lens into 60's surf rock. “ - Earmilk 
  
 
 (photo by Flavien Prioreau) 
Click HERE for Video 

Premiering on Earmilk, “YéYé (Ooh La La)” is the first video off of Make the Girl Dance’s highly anticipated sophomore release Extraball.  
  
It’s with some 60’s rock influences that the Parisian electro duo Make The Girl Dance has decided to conquer the world’s dance floors. The first extract of their second album ‘Extraball’ surprises once again by surpassing the electronic music’s borders and drifting into some old-school rock tunes which were directly inspired by the most glamorous period of French music: the YéYé. ‘YéYé’ is the title of the first single, as well, which sounds like an international smash hit, bouncing and persistent, just like a bouncing ball. 

            This metaphor was the source for the music video. The video is as foolish, fresh, and off-key as the band itself. Greg starts throwing the bouncing ball in Malibu, California. With a bit of luck and force, this ball might bounce across the United States to eventually arrive on the East Coast, more precisely, New York City, where Pierre is impatiently waiting for it. A fun and magical video, during which a little yellow ball seems to come alive to make us visit this huge country: from the Joshua Tree Canyons to the bayous in Louisiana and making stopovers on the Aircraft boneyard in Arizona and in some disused factories.  “It reminds us of the unifying nature of music, and the way communication can make our world seem smaller than it really is,” explains Earmilk. 

Their first album’s success is undeniable: their video clips have more than 40 million views ( Baby Baby BabyKill MeTchiki Tchiki Tchiki…), their music is synchronized on some massive TV campaigns such as Microsoft, Magnum Ice Cream, Victoria’s Secret or Nivea as well as on TV shows ( Gossip GirlCastleJersey Shore…) and blockbusters (lately, for Luc Besson's movie Lucy) and they’re still releasing infectious tracks and videos. Last but not least, the guys keep touring since years across the world (Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Turkey, Russia...), in other words: three times around the world in only five years! Composed in sunny Los Angeles and recorded and mixed in less sunny Paris, Make The Girl Dance will release their new album Extraball on May 4, 2015. 
  
 
The new record holds all elements true to Make the Girl Dance’s infectious beats and pumping original sounds that build a soundtrack to your own imaginative video clips. With songs like “Your Spring,” an ethereal track surely made to send the listener into a deep reverie, and a pulsating “Dancing In Nowhere,” featuring the voice of Swiss electro-punk duo Solange la Frange. 
  
Make The Girl Dance - Extraball *pre-order with "Yé Yé (Ooh La La)" instant grat* 
http://smarturl.it/Extraball 
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