Guitarist Jennifer Batten (Jeff Beck, Michael Jackson) announces a series of U.S. dates for seminars this summer, which will teach musicians how to stay mentally centered and how to maintain creativity in a technology-driven world.
The new album from LA rock quartet Dawes is out now. Produced by David Rawlings at Woodland Sound Studios in Nashville, TN, All Your Favorite Bands is Dawes' fourth album and second on their own label. The album includes nine bracing new original recordings written by Taylor Goldsmith, except for the title track, which was co-written with Jonny Fritz.
Compass Records is pleased to announce the release of Bobby Long’s new record, Ode To Thinking. Long has built a dedicated fan base around his hauntingly poetic lyrics and catchy melodies. On his new record, Long returns to the basics: a guitar, sturdy songs, and his singularly plaintive voice.
American Opera, the brainchild of NYC singer-songwriter John Bee, will be out on Vans Warped Tour's Acoustic Basement Stage all Summer. Bee has also launched a new weekly series titled, 'Warped Wednesday with American Opera,’ which kicks off this week with an acoustic cover of PVRIS' "My House." Every Wednesday, American Opera will post a new cover of a song from a fellow 2015 Vans Warped Tour act.
Ocean Carolina is what happens when a life-long musician stops questioning himself and lets the music unfold on its own. Michael Simone left an EDM career as a producer to become the songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist behind the band and Ocean Carolina will release Maudlin Days on June 30 via Old Hand Record Company.
It's a video of Brazilian bank worker Anthony Kulkamp Dias playing guitar during brain surgery. Doctors were able to keep Dias, 33, awake during the surgery, the goal of which was to remove a brain tumor.
Vance Joy has released today the official music video for “All I Ever Wanted” from his debut album Dream Your Life Away. The video was filmed during Vance Joy’s Australian headlining tour in March and was directed by Max Fairclough. Vance Joy is currently touring with Taylor Swift as main support on The 1989 World Tour, which kicked off May 20.
The Indigo Girls are streaming their upcoming release, One Lost Day, the Grammy-winning duo's first studio album in four years. The album will be available on June 2 on IG Recordings/Vanguard Records. With the help of visionary new producer Jordan Brooke Hamlin (Lucy Wainwright Roche) and mixer Brian Joseph (Bon Iver, PHOX, Kathleen Edwards), Amy Ray and Emily Sailers have created a landscape of truly original sounds and stories ranging from stark intimacy to bombastic pop and grind.
The 2015 LA Bluegrass Situation has been announced, with the festival taking place on October 3 at Los Angeles' famous Greek Theatre. This year's event features a full day of music, food, culture, and activities, with more details to be announced. Presented by The Bluegrass Situation, Goldenvoice, and Nederlander Concerts, the 2015 LA Bluegrass Situation marks the fifth year of the annual event co-founded by Ed Helms.