Seattle's 8-piece progressive outfit The Complex Dialect are thrilled to announce the official details for their debut album, Change, which was released today, December 1st. Produced at Seattle's infamous London Bridge Studios by Eric Lilavois (Saint Motel, Atlas Genius, Surfer Blood) and mastered by Ed Brooks (Fleet Foxes, Death Cab for Cutie, Pearl Jam), Change is a representation of both "problem" and "solution" perspectives when engaging with the ever-changing world we deal with in present time.
The iconic Texas songwriter Robert Earl Keen is currently on tour in his most extensive holiday tour yet, with the all-new REK’s Fam-O-Lee Back to the Country Jamboree.
Now in its sixth year, the holiday tour delivers a tip of the hat to legendary musicians like Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Dwight Yoakam, and Neil Young. “It is country but we explore the rock side of things and we even mashup a couple of tunes,” Keen says. “If you’re not in the holiday spirit now, you will be when you leave this show.”
Fresh off a month long tour of Europe, including sold out shows in Holland, Germany and Italy, Grayson Capps returns to the U.S. to release his new album, 'Scarlett Roses,' on December 1 via Royal Potato Family. The nine-track effort is the acclaimed Alabama-based songwriter's sixth studio recording and his first new solo release in six years. Throughout the collection, Capps showcases the kind of understated brilliance that can blossom when creativity is detached from expectation, when songs are truly given the space and time to find their writer.
On #GivingTuesday, To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) launched the #into18 campaign. The goal of the campaign is to raise $100,000 before December 31st. The campaign is anchored by the idea that each gift and donation will help TWLOHA renew the fight to bring a conversation about mental health into unexpected places and spaces. It also gives our supporters and donors a chance to reflect and answer the question about what they want to bring #into18.
Today, indie rock trio Vern Matz share the lead track off their forthcoming self-titled debut LP, due out January 2018. The 405 is premiering "Trampolines" stating, "On their debut single, 'Trampolines,' the band melds acoustic folk sensibilities with experimental flair, resulting in one of the most moving singles of the year."
American Beauty NYC, midtown Manhattan’s premier craft beer bar + music venue is gearing up for another few weeks full of exciting concerts.
Aaron Johnston (Brazilian Girls) has recruited keyboardist Borahm Lee (Break Science), saxophonist Ryan Zoidis (Lettuce), and bassist Nate Edgar (The Nth Power) to form J.E.D.I. for a night of improvisational jazz on Friday, 12/2.