Grammy-nominated Reggae artist Matisyahu has teamed up with Baeble Music to exclusively premiere his new single "Shade From The Sun" today! "Shade From The Sun" is the first single to release off of his new EP, Release The Bound, which is set to drop on November 18th via Thirty Tigers. This highly anticipated EP features collaborations with electronic artist The Polish Ambassador, and Columbian pop duo Salt Cathedral.
Today, the non-partisan voter registration organization HeadCount announced it will provide a free, live webcast to “Soundtrack to History,” a first-of-its-kind Election Day concert where an all-star band jams live to the election results.
Sitting at the base of the mountains in Placerville, California, High Sierra’s sister festival Hangtown Music Festival covered 4 days of festivities which included beer tasting, meditation, yoga, costumes, but most of all, for the rock solid line up of diverse musicians. El Dorado County Fairgrounds opened its door with a freshly titled, Hangtown Music Festival. They may have dropped the Halloween Ball from their name, but that certainly didn’t slow down the party of twirling costumes under sunny skies and cool mountain air all weekend long.
Canadian bluegrass band The Dead South are set to bring their foot-stomping music to Western Canada on an 18-date fall tour in support of their upcoming album Illusion and Doubt (Curve Music / Entertainment One), set to be released November 18, 2016. The tour will kick off on November 23 at Tracks Pub in Olds, AB and wrap on December 16 at The Exchange in their hometown of Regina, SK. For ticket information visit: www.thedeadsouth.com.
Few musicians completely transcend cultural barriers while keeping their craft authentic to their origins. One of the few percussionists to achieve this feat in the 20th century is tabla legend Zakir Hussain. Traditionally in Indian culture, one carries on their family’s craft. Zakir is son of iconic table master Alla Rakha, who frequently collaborated with Ravi Shankar. Both masters were pivotal in exposing the music of North India to the Americas.
Today, (11/4) THE MAGPIE SALUTE released a statement about this morning's passing of EDDIE HARSCH, the band's keyboardist and a former member of The Black Crowes.
A leading figure in electronic music, deadmau5 has seen international chart success with such memorable tracks as the recently platinum-certified "Ghosts 'n' Stuff," "Faxing Berlin," "Sofi Needs a Ladder," "I Remember" and "The Veldt." deadmau5 has received six GRAMMY® nominations (performed at the 54th GRAMMY® telecast) and has won multiple JUNO Awards.