TUNE-YARDS SHARE NEW SINGLE + VIDEO

TUNE -YARDS Present ‘ABC 123’

New Song + Video

NEW ALBUM:

‘I can feel you creep into my private life’

RELEASED 19 JANUARY 2018 on 4AD / RHYTHMETHOD.

Tune-Yards has released a new song, ‘ABC 123’, from forthcoming album I can feel you creep into my private life.

Watch the companion video, directed by Dear Mr Quistgaard, below.

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MOANING ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM!


The impassioned, self-titled debut from Los Angeles-band Moaning will be released March 2nd, 2018 worldwide through Sub Pop

Moaning

On March 2nd, 2018, Moaning will release their impassioned self-titled debut on CD/LP/CS/DL worldwide through Sub Pop.  The 10-track album, featuring the “Don’t Go” along with highlights “Artificial,” “The Same,” and “Misheard,” was recorded and engineered by Alex Newport in Los Angeles.

Moaning have delivered a charmingly chaotic, black & white visual for “Don’t Go,” which was directed by Michael Schmelling. The video stars the band and a few of their dear friends, and was shot in Los Angeles in the waning days of summer.

Watch official video for “Don’t Go”

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THE RETURN OF REVEREND PEYTON’S BIG DAMN BAND

95bFM’s Border Radio & The Tuning Fork Presents:
The Return Of

Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

Live and direct from Beanblossom, Indiana, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band return to Auckland to deliver a super fun night of punk-fuelled, ragtime, folk, rural blues at The Tuning Fork on Friday 23 February 2018.

Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band’s debut NZ tour in 2016 won over audiences with the exceptional slide guitar skills of the Rev himself along with his wife, “Washboard” Breezy Peyton’s rhythmic washboard strumming accompanied by some boot stompin’ drums.  Music reviewer Marty Duda reported, “It was clear from the way Peyton spoke about his custom-made instruments and his own songs that the man has a deep love for what he is doing. By the end of the 15-song show, so did his audience”.

The Rev. Peyton is very much looking forward to returning to Aotearoa, saying “Last time we were in New Zealand, we were welcomed with a M?ori haka, we fished, we swam in the clear blue water, and we made amazing friends. It’s going to be tough to beat that first tour, but we are so excited and we are going to try”.

The Big Damn Band has won a large and loyal fan base the world over, thanks to their great sense of humour, high-energy showmanship along with nine acclaimed albums and tireless touring efforts including all of the big festivals; SXSW, Glastonbury, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, High Sierra, and Warped Tour. With nearly 6 million combined views of the Rev playing his Shotgun Guitar (true story), there is much to learn about this band!

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RENZ SHARES NEW SINGLE ‘WANT ME’

RENZ
Shares new single ‘Want Me ft. Trinna Carter’

Following on from his single ‘Anyting’, which was released via New Gen / Remote Control, Renz is back with ‘Want Me ft. Trinna Carter’, another laid-back summertime jam that will make you regret never getting around to booking that winter break to Mauritius.

Even managing to bring summer-vibes to the basement club of Birthdays in Shoreditch, if Renz and Trinna Carter’s new video doesn’t help you shrug off the winter chill, I don’t know what will. Filled with Renz’ blissed out approach to vocals and production, it’s an unassuming earworm.

Having executive produced the first New Gen record as well as creating one of the most popular song on it (Flexin’), London’s Renz steps further out of the pack and into his own light as a solo artist with ‘Want Me’, which will feature on forthcoming self-released mixtape Lifestyle.

WATCH HERE

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Moses Sumney Performs Live On ‘Tiny Desk’

MOSES SUMNEY LIVE ON ‘TINY DESK’

Aromanticism is a concept album about lovelessness as a sonic dreamscape. Set for September 22nd release via Jagjaguwar, it seeks to interrogate social constructions around romance. The debut will include the recently released single ‘Doomed’ as well as new versions of standouts ‘Lonely World’ and ‘Plastic’.

Moses Sumney puts a great deal of thought into the heartfelt music he creates. On his debut album, Aromanticism, he was inspired by everything from the works of Plato and Aristophanes’ account of the origin of humanity to the Bible, particularly Genesis and the story of creation. It’s all in an attempt to understand human relationships and the sorts of couplings we tend to be drawn to. But despite the working and reworking it took to put these ideas to song, and to then make his brilliant debut, there’s a spontaneous side that you’ll see in this Tiny Desk Concert.

WATCH HERE!
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A short film about The xx and their fans!

‘We See You – Berlin’

A short film about The xx and their fans by Sylvie Weber

The first of a series of ‘We See You’ films, supported by YouTube

The xx play Auckland – Trusts Arena – Jan 11th, 2018 – Tickets HERE 

In November 2016 – just over a year ago to the day – The xx’s Romy Madly Croft, Oliver Sim and Jamie Smith announced their return with a brand new single ‘On Hold’ and news of a third full length album, I See You. Recorded between New York, Marfa TX, Reykjavik, Los Angeles and London, and released in January 2017, I See You would go on to become a huge critical and commercial success, building on the achievements of The xx’s two previous albums, xx and Coexist. The xx’s three albums now have now sold over 4 million copies between them.

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THE NATIONAL RELEASE VIDEO FOR “DARK SIDE OF THE GYM”

DIRECTED BY AND FEATURING NEW YORK CITY BALLET CHOREOGRAPHER JUSTIN PECK
SLEEP WELL BEAST NOMINATED FOR TWO 2018 GRAMMY® AWARDS
Playing Auckland’s Villa Maria Winery – Feb 23, 2017
The National are pleased to release the video for “Dark Side Of The Gym”, directed, choreographed and starring NYC Ballet Resident Choreographer and soloist Justin Peck and executive produced by former Miami City Ballet dancer and current dance filmmaker Ezra Hurwitz. Also starring former Miami City Ballet mentor and Principal dancer, Patricia Delgado, the video finds the duo gracefully move around a balloon filled auditorium. The video premiered via New Yorker, who described it as “essentially an extended pas de deux, highly technical but low-key, intimate, and a little sexy…The song and the video read like a love letter. At the end, as the music frays and the dancing stops, the camera settles on Delgado’s sorrowful, vulnerable expression.” 

It’s already been a big week for the band, with their critically acclaimed new album Sleep Well Beast receiving Grammy nominations for Best Alternative Music Album and Best Recording Package.
The National are returning to New Zealand  in 2018 to play on the  Feb 23 in the beautiful grounds of Villa Maria Winery – Auckland.

NYC’s WIKI (Ratking) – debut album dropping on wax!

NO MOUNTAINS IN MANHATTAN OUT ON CD & 2LP 

DECEMBER 8TH VIA XL RECORDINGS / RHYTHMETHOD

PRE-ORDER FROM YOUR LOCAL RETAILER TODAY!!

Recently Wiki dropped in to hang with our own Zane Lowe…and had to have a play on the new drum machine! Check it out wiki wiki…

 

LISTEN: No Mountains In Manhattan – http://x-l-r.co/NMIM

After digitally releasing his album in August, Wiki is back this month to release his debut No Mountains in Manhattan IRL – on CD and 2LP!. Out now via XL Recordings, the album features fellow New York natives, both legend and novice, including Ghostface Killah, Lakutis, ACAB, Slicky Boy, Your Old Droog and more. Production credits include Ratking’s Sporting Life, Tony Seltzer, Kaytranada, Earl Sweatshirt, and Wiki himself.

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