April 2013 New Releases!

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Are you in need of new music to listen to? Here is a list of new album releases for April 2013 to look forward to!

April 4th

Bradley Joseph- Pain the Sky

(Twelfth Studio Album; Instrumental)

 

April 8th

The Knife- Shaking the Habitual

(Fourth Studio Album; Electronic)

 

April 9th

Paramore- Paramore

(Fourth Studio Album; Alternative)

 

April 12th

Fall Out Boy- Save Rock and Roll

(Sixth Studio Album; Alternative)

 

April 16th

Iron & Wine- Ghost on Ghost

(Fifth Studio Album; Alternative)

 

April 22nd

Frank Turner- Tape Deck Heart

(Fifth Studio Album; Folk Rock)

 

April 23rd

Phoenix- Bankrupt!

(Fifth Studio Album; Alternative)

Laura Stevenson- Wheel

(Third Studio Album; Indie Rock)

Kid Cudi- Indicud

(Third Studio Album; Hip Hop)

 

April 26th

HIM- Tears on Tape

(Eighth Studio Album; Rock)

 

April 30th

Chunk! No, Captain Chunk- Pardon My French

(Second Studio Album; Pop Punk)

Kenny Chesney- Life on a Rock

(Sixteenth Studio Album; Country)

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Music News for March 22, 2013-March 24, 2013

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Rock and Alternative

It has been confirmed that The Stone Roses documentary “Made of Stone” will open nationwide on June 5th. This film was made by director, Shane Meadows and it goes behind the scene on The Stone Roses’ 2012 reunion, from the early stages to their hometown shows at Heaton Park. This event will be satellite-linked to over 100 cinemas for nationwide preview screenings. These preview screenings will run concurrently with the premiere launch and tickets for the host venue and satellite-linked cinemas will be available to the public. The film premiere, which will have all of the band members in attendance, will be on May 30th at Manchester. Fans who attended last year’s Warrington Parr Hall and Heaton Park gigs who are featured in the film will get tickets to the premiere in Manchester. Meadows had filmed The Stone Roses for about a year from their reunion press conference in October 2011 to their performances in August 2012. This film will include scene of early rehearsals in a barn and footage of The Stone Roses’ comeback shows in multiple locations.

Paul McCartney has revealed plans for a 2013 tour called, Out There! McCartney has only confirmed two dates so far which are at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland on June 22nd  and at the Happel Stadium in Vienna, Austria on June 27th. McCartney was said that more dates will be announced soon. There has also been mention that Paul McCartney is currently working on a new studio album. McCartney will be headlining the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, Tennessee this summer. Paul McCartney & Wings will be releasing a live version of Maybe I’m Amazed on 12-inch vinyl for Record Store Day on April 20th.

The Strokes are preparing to release their new album, Comedown Machine, on March 26th. To pre-order their new, upcoming album, be sure to go to: http://www.myplaydirect.com/the-strokes. The Stroke’s fans can now stream the entire album on: http://pitchfork.com/advance/48-comedown-machine/. Check it out!

Noah and the Whale have released the video for their new single called, “There Will Come a Time.” To view the video, visit: http://www.nme.com/news/noah-and-the-whale/69332. This song is taken from Noah and the Whale’s new album, Heart of Nowhere, which was recorded in West London’s British Grove Studios. Noah and the Whale will play many shows across the UK for this summer. The complete list of shows that they will play includes: Bournemouth O2 Academy (April 27th), London Palace Theatre (April 28th), Bexhill De La Warr Pavillion (May 1st), Liverpool Sound City (May 2nd), Warwick Arts Centre (May 4th), London Palace Theatre (May 5th), London Palace Theatre (May 12th), Manchester Opera House (May 13th), London Palace Theatre (May 19th), Hay-On-Wye Festival (May 23rd), and Wilderness Festival (August 11th). To check for the availability of tickets, be sure to visit: http://www.nme.com/tickets.

Fall Out Boy have revealed that they will be performing at L’Olympia Bruno Coquatrix in Paris, France on August 20th. Tickets for this show can be purchased by going to: http://www.olympiahall.com/rock-electro/fall-out-boy.html. Fall Out Boy will also be touring in the United States this summer. To see a complete list of their tour dates, visit: http://www.altpress.com/news/entry/fall_out_boy_announce_august_paris_show.

Paramore have revealed that they will embark on a South American tour this summer which will take place across Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil. Tickets for this tour are set to go on sale in April. To watch Paramore’s tour announcement video and to see a list of complete tour dates, visit:  http://www.altpress.com/news/entry/paramore_announce_south_american_tour.

Electronic and Dance

The Postal Service have announced an unheard song called “Turn Around”. To listen to this track, be sure to visit: http://www.nme.com/news/the-postal-service/69340. This song is one of two new songs that will be featured on the 10-year anniversary of their only album, Give Up. The re-release of this album will include a second disc which has the songs “A Tattered Line of String” and “Turn Around”, along with the album’s original ten tracks. The second disc will include live recordings, remixes, and covers. The Postal Service have revealed some UK tour dates and they will also play Coachella on April 13th and 20th, along with Barcelona’s Primavera Sound Festival.

Ellie Goulding’s track, “Anything Could happen has been remixed by Mt. Eden, as hefty drum and bass jolts have been included on the track. This song is available for a free download and can be downloaded at: http://www.dancingastronaut.com/2013/03/ellie-goulding-anything-could-happen-mt-eden-remix-free-download/.

Pop and R&B

Prince has announced a 28-date West Coast tour that will be spanning over 23 days. Prince has booked these shoes in small club venues and he will perform in seven different clubs in seven different cities. Prince will also be playing an early show and a late show on each date of the tour. To view the complete list of dates for this tour, be sure to visit: http://popcrush.com/prince-west-coast-tour/.

Country

Kip Moore has recently released a video for his latest single, “Hey Pretty Girl”. In regards to the song, Moore had mentioned that the whole song is about hope and what one hopes to experience with somebody. To watch the new video, be sure to visit:   http://latenightjimmy.tumblr.com/post/45674404975/web-exclusive-premiere-kip-moores-hey-pretty.

Music News for January 25, 2013-January 27, 2013

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Rock and Alternative

Vampire Weekend have debuted a brand new track titled “Arms”, live. The new song was performed during their show at the Metro Theatre in Sydney. This event took place on January 23rd. The song is taken from their forthcoming third album. The new album is set to be released on May 6th in the UK and on May 7th in the US. To listen to the new song, be sure to visit: http://consequenceofsound.net/2013/01/watch-vampire-weekend-perform-a-new-song-arms/.

 

The Strokes have released a new song, titled “One Way Trigger”. To listen to the new song, visit: http://www.thestrokes.com/thankyou. The song is also being offered as a free download on their website (http://www.thestrokes.com/). The Strokes are set to release a new album later this year.

 

A recording of Paul McCartney singing “A World without Love” has been unearthed by Peter Asher. The song was written by McCartney and given to Asher for his duo, Peter and Gordon, in order for them to record it. Until now, there was no confirmation if there was a recording of McCartney performing the song. This song had gone to No. 1 in the UK and the US, after it was released in 1964. The version that was discovered includes Paul McCartney singing and playing the acoustic guitar for the song. Some of these same tapes include a recording of McCartney singing an early version of The Beatles’ “I’ll follow the Sun”.

 

Paramore have recently revealed details of the tracks that will be featured in their upcoming self-titled album. They have already released a trailer for their new album, which can be viewed here:  http://www.nme.com/news/paramore/68178. Paramore’s Hayley Williams has mentioned that electronic music and Alt-J have been an influence for this new album. Paramore will be released on April 8th and their new single “Now” will be out on February 24th in the UK. The track listing for the new album is “Fast in My Car”, “Now”, “Grow Up”, “Daydreaming”, “Interlude: Moving On”, “Ain’t It Fun”, “Part II”, “Last Hope”, “Still Into You”, “Anklebiters”, “Interlude: Holiday”, “Proof”, “Hate to See Your Heart Break”, “(One of Those) Crazy Girls”, “Interlude: I’m Not Angry Anymore”, “Be Alone”, and “Future”.

 

The Vaccines had headlined The Joiners in Southampton on January 22nd, where they played a one-off not-for-profit show in order to raise money and awareness of the venue. The Vaccines played an hour-long set with a selection of songs from their debut album What Did You Expect from the Vaccines? And from their second album Come of Age. The Joiners has played host to bands such as Oasis, Kings of Leon, The Liberteens, etc., in the past. The set was made because the venue has been facing an uncertain future after a dramatic recent drop in ticket sales. The Vaccines had played songs such as “No Hope”, “Wreckin Bar (Ra Ra Ra)”, “Teenage Icon”, and more at this set. They are now set to embark on a UK arena tour this May, which will include the biggest show they have done so far at London’s O2 Arena on May 2nd.

 

Electronic and Dance

Gold Panda has been working on some new material and it has now been released as the Trust EP. This new EP features microhouse sounds and shows Gold Panda’s progression since his release of Lucky Sinner.  To stream the latest EP from electronic music producer, Gold Panda, visit: http://theneedledrop.com/2013/01/gold-panda-trust-ep/.

 

Swedish House Mafia have announced the full lineup for the highly-anticipated North American part of One Last Tour. The tour includes over a dozen acts that have been booked to open for them. New York will be treated with Pete Tong, AN21, Otto Knows and Armand Van Helden in Madison Square Garden. AN21 and Max Vangeli will be in San Francisco as well. Nero, Alesso, Zedd, Monsta, and more will be at LA’s Masquerade Motel. Swediah House Mafia’s last United States performance will take place at this year’s Ultra Music Festival.

 

Pop and R&B

Adele has confirmed that she will be performing “Skyfall” live at this year’s Academy Awards, which will be held in Los Angeles. She had posted on her label’s website (XL Recordings) that it was an honor to be nominated and chosen to sing in front of so many people. Adele is also nominated for the Best Original Song category at the awards. Adele had also picked up a Golden Globe award for “Skyfall”. The Academy Awards will take place on February 24th at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

 

Justin Timberlake is set to take the stage during the Super Bowl weekend in New Orleans. Timberlake will perform at the DIRECTV Super Saturday Night event. This event takes place one day before the big game, on February 2nd. This charity event will benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. Timberlake has yet to confirm any tour plans to support the release of his next album, The 20/20 Experience.

 

Country

Carrie Underwood has done a duet with Steven Tyler for Aerosmith’s latest album. The song is titled “Can’t Stop Lovin’ You” and is now a radio single. Steven Tyler and Carrie Underwood have sung together in a mash-up of “Undo It” and “Walk This Way” at the ACM Awards, back in 2011. It was said that the decision to add Underwood’s vocals to the song was last minute, yet they worked well for the song.

Music News for December 7, 2012-December 9, 2012

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Rock and Alternative

Paramore have revealed details on their upcoming album. The new self-titled album is set to be released April 9, 2013. The band has also released their first single off of their new self-titled album called “Now”.

The Fratellis have announced that they will be doing a seven-date tour in the UK. The tour will start at London Electric Ballroom on April 11, 2013. The band will also have tour dates in Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol, Newcastle and Liverpool, and their last stop is in Glasgow Barrowland (April 18). Tickets for these tour dates go on sale December 6th. For more information and a complete list of tour dates, be sure to check out: http://www.nme.com/news/the-fratellis/67552

My Bloody Valentine’s bassist, Debbie Googe, has announced that the band’s new album is almost finished. My Bloody Valentine has also released details about their addition to tour dates in their brief UK tour in 2013. The band is confirmed for shows in Glasgow Barrowlands, Manchester Apollo, and London Hammersmith. For more information on these tour dates, be sure to check out: http://www.nme.com/news/my-bloody-valentine/67606

Electronic and Dance

Dance music producer, Nicky Romero has just co-produced the track, “Right Now” with David Guetta for the album Unapologetic by Rihanna. Romero has mentioned that he is very proud of the production of the track. After Guetta had suggested making some beats for Rihanna, Romero agreed to the task. For more information and an interview with Nicky Romero, be sure to check out: http://www.dancingastronaut.com/2012/12/nicky-romero-breaks-down-production-of-rihannas-right-now-with-david-guetta/.

Pop and R&B

Nominees for the 2013 Grammy Awards have already been announced! The nominations were announced live at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The event included performances by Maroon 5, Ne-Yo, and fun., and more. Among many of the artists nominated included fun. (earned six nominations) and Kelly Clarkson (earned four nominations). To see a complete list of the rest of the nominees, be sure to check out:  http://popcrush.com/2013-grammy-nominations-announced/

Alicia Keys has scored her fourth number 1 billboard debut with her album Girl on Fire with sales of nearly 159,000. Despite the album’s first low chart position, Key’s album has quickly risen to the top as it goes for its third week.

Country

Chris young has announced that he has rescheduled the last three shows of his Liquid Neon Tour. The reason for the postponed shows is because he was placed on vocal arrest for the rest of the week by his doctor. The rescheduled shows include Huntsville, Ala. (Dec. 6), Savannah, Ga. (Dec. 7), and Chattanooga, Tenn. (Dec. 8). Let us hope he gets well soon!

IF THERE IS A NEW ALBUM, WE WANT IT “NOW”!

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Paramore is coming out with their new album, Paramore! Paramore by Paramore, so nice you see it twice. In this new album, the group only contains Hayley Williams, Jeremy Davis, and Taylor York. Even though they only have 3 members in their group, I’m pretty sure that their music will amazing or maybe better than before! This album will be including their new song, “Now”. NOW we want the whole thing! Sorry fans but you have to wait untill April 9th, 2013. Tune in WARG 88.9 FM to hear some of their other hits like CrushCrushCrush, The Only Exception, and Monster. Check out Paramore’s Website at: http://www.paramore.net/splash

~ Andrew Garcia