Ásgeir shares video “Unbound”

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Earlier in the year, the mighty Ásgeir returned with brand new single “Unbound“, taken from his highly anticipated second album Afterglow, out May 5 on Pod via Inertia / Rhythmethod. Today, the trailblazing singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has shared a brand new video for the incredible lead single, one that deals in an unknown virtual reality world, where the subjects are able to express their deepest and darkest desires through a futuristic virtual reality lens. The video explores their intertwining virtual lives, the perfect interplay between the lyric “nothing holds me back now” and a virtual world that is yet to exist. Continue reading Ásgeir shares video “Unbound”

The Delta Riggs share “June Gloom”, announce local support act

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Today cosmic disco punk rockers The Delta Riggs share a new single June Gloomoff their third album Active Galactic (out now on Inertia Music), and announce additional support for their early Radio Hauraki presented Whammy Bardebut this Sunday 26th FebruaryContinue reading The Delta Riggs share “June Gloom”, announce local support act

Soundgarden share “Flower” from reissue Ultramega OK

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Soundgarden’s “Flower” is the opening track and (original) lead single from Ultramega OK, the newly remixed and expanded reissue and long-planned “correction” of the legendary band’s GRAMMY®-nominated debut full-length. The album will be available March 10th worldwide from Sub Pop. Continue reading Soundgarden share “Flower” from reissue Ultramega OK

London O’Connor shares video for “Nobody Hangs Out Anymore

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Praise for O?:

“as expertly constructed a pop album as anything that will be released this year”  – Pitchfork

“A singular talent”  – The Guardian

“a dreamy tribute to growing up bored in the suburbs and finding adventure in the nether regions of his imagination” – The FADER

“mercurial, genre-shifting” – Stereogum

Today, self-produced American songwriter London O’Connor officially releases the re-mastered version of his debut album, O?, via True Panther Sounds / Rhythmethod. To coincide with the album release, London also shared his self-directed music video for his melancholy ode to the smart phone-obsessed internet generation, ‘Nobody Hangs Out Anymore.’ Continue reading London O’Connor shares video for “Nobody Hangs Out Anymore

Sam Gellaitry shares ‘Jungle Waters’ from upcoming EP ‘Escapism III’

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“With the release of his eclectic five-track EP Escapism II…Sam Gellaitry cemented himself as one of the most exciting, boundary-pushing young producers in the electronic music scene right now.” –Hypetrak

“Sam Gellaitry’s sound is eclectic and constantly evolving, and that’s why we can’t stop listening” –

Pigeons and Planes, “20 Artists Under 20 You Should Know 

“But Gellaitry’s gentle keyboard touch and far-swung bass lines grip fans in a way that music by few nineteen-year-olds can.” – New Yorker

exuberant globetrotting aesthetic, but rarely feels cluttered” – Guardian 

Sam Gellaitry is ready to present the third chapter in his Escapism saga: a coming-of-age trilogy that demonstrates the young prodigy’s unique, filmic musical productions. Hot off the heels of the previous two Escapism instalments, Escapism III sees Sam Gellaitry’s sound transcending, invoking a cinematic feel of technicolour-esque scope to his experimental production. Continue reading Sam Gellaitry shares ‘Jungle Waters’ from upcoming EP ‘Escapism III’

Nadia Reid shares music video “The Arrow and The Aim”

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“For a new artist, her confident grace is all the more remarkable”
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Fresh from a sold out run around the UK which culminated last night in an enraptured packed Hoxton Hall and just before she continues around Europe, Nadia Reid would like to share with you her new video for ‘The Arrow and The Aim’. Taken from her upcoming album Preservation, released this March on Spunk Records. Continue reading Nadia Reid shares music video “The Arrow and The Aim”

Thomas Oliver announces ‘Floating In The Darkness’, shares new single “Shine Like The Sun”

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New Zealand singer-songwriter and local Weissenborn meistro, Thomas Oliver today shares his brand new single ‘Shine Like The Sun and announces the release date of his second studio album, Floating In The Darkness coming out 28th April 2017.

Shine Like The Sun is “a song of longing for love” wrapped up in a warm, slow-building groove, backed by healthy bursts of horns, features Louis Baker on backing vocals/electric guitar, Sam Notman (drums), Johnny Lawrence (bass), Ed Zuccollo (Hammond organ, Rhodes), Adam Page (tenor/alto sax, clarinet, flute) and Ariel Bamborough (backing vocals). Continue reading Thomas Oliver announces ‘Floating In The Darkness’, shares new single “Shine Like The Sun”

Pixx announces debut album: The Age Of Anxiety

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Hannah Rodgers, the 21 year old musician behind Pixx, has announced details of her long-awaited debut album, The Age Of Anxiety and previews its opening salvo, I Bow Down. Following the singles ‘Baboo’ and ‘Grip’, its technicolour video was created by Natasha Lawes and premiered by FADER today. Continue reading Pixx announces debut album: The Age Of Anxiety

Happy Valentines Day from us here at The Label!

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On the eve of this special occasion, our pals The Lemon Twigs created something very sweet with their friend Nick Roney, who directed this beauty of a music video before your eyes, feat. Nick’s grandparents. “I Wanna Prove To You” comes from the band’s debut album Do Hollywood, out now on 4AD.

“The song is about proving your love which is something I can’t really fathom. But I figured my grandparents knew something about it because they had been married for 50-years, so their relationship seemed to make an appropriate backdrop for the video. Overall the experience was heartbreaking for me but I wish The Lemon Twigs and my grandparents the best and hold no ill-will against them.” Nick Roney, Director

“We had a great time getting to know Nick’s grandparents. They’re great people and we really liked talking to them about music and the values that made their marriage so successful.” The Lemon Twigs

Old Crow Medicine Show are releasing a hearty Best Of album on February 10th 2017, and this week they share a previously unreleased song to feature on the old collection of tunes called “Heart Up In The Sky”. The song was written 20 years ago and recorded in the 2006 sessions for Big Iron World. Read more about it here in Garden & Gun’s exclusive interview and first listen feature:
http://gardenandgun.com/articles/first-listen-old-crow-medicine-shows-heart-sky/
Continue reading Happy Valentines Day from us here at The Label!

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