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Gravenhurst Announces New Album The Ghost In Daylight Out May 1

Submitted by Warp Records on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 12:15 pm

Gravenhurst is the work of songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Nick Talbot from Bristol, England. The Ghost In Daylight is his most sonically diverse work yet, building upon his brand of gloomy folk with starkly acoustic songs resting alongside densely layered pieces.

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Yuksek Album Out Today + MP3!

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 4:42 pm

Classically trained musician and electro-pop composer Yuksek (aka Pierre-Alexander Busson) has invaded the US, bringing a flurry of swooping, dance-pop anthem and a brand new record, Living On The Edge Of Time, released today on Ultra Records. Empowered by his previous work with artists such as Chromeo and Amanda Blank, Yuksek’s new album pushes Pierre to the front lines, both as vocalist and leading a fierce live band.

Chilly Gonzales Announces U.S. Tour, Shares New Piano Mix

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 10:52 am

He plays the piano, he talks.  He usually raps, often complains and, between moments of utter musical genius and grace, teaches the audience the joys of improvisation. The one and only Chilly Gonzales is back, with the announcement of a North American tour in April, and the promise of a new album, Solo Piano II, coming later this year on Arts & Crafts.

Audio Fidelity to Release Sade's "Diamond Life" as 180-Gram Vinyl

Submitted by W3 Public Relations on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 12:33 pm
Marshall Blonstein, president of Audio Fidelity, has announced February 14 as the release date for the audiophile label's 180-gram virgin-vinyl reissue of Sade's DIAMOND LIFE album. Originally issued 27 years ago this month, DIAMOND LIFE launched the career of one of the most distinctive and enduring vocalists in contemporary pop.
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Blix Street Records to Release Debut Solo Project from Cathy Jordan of Ireland's Dervish

Submitted by W3 Public Relations on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 4:13 pm

Blix Street Records will release Irish singer Cathy Jordan's debut solo album, ALL THE WAY HOME, on March 13, 2012. A driving force in the internationally renowned Irish traditional band Dervish, Jordan is a singer, musician and composer whose cultural and musical roots are entrenched in the Midlands of Ireland and whose influences stretch across the Atlantic to America.

Just Announced: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 at Boulder Theater

Submitted by Boulder Theater on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 4:28 pm

KGNU & Z2 Entertainment is proud to present the Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 at the Boulder Theater on  Thursday, March 29th, 2012.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, January 27th, 2012 at 10:00 am for $18.00 in advance & $20.00 the day of the show.With the mighty new album, From Africa With Fury: Rise, Seun Anikulapo, Kuti returns with his hybrid of Afrobeat touchstones and contemporary cues.

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Just Announced: The Black Seeds & Rubblebucket @ The Fox Theater

Submitted by Fox Theater on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 3:37 pm

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present The Black Seeds & Rubblebucket at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, April 14th.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, January 27th for $14.00 in advance and $16.00 day of show. The Black Seeds originate from Wellington, New Zealand, The Black Seeds

Sidi Touré To Release Koïma April 17th on Thrill Jockey Records

Submitted by Pitch Perfect PR on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 3:09 pm
Thrill Jockey Records is proud to present Koïma, the second full-length album by Malian songwriter and guitarist Sidi Touré. Sidi’s music comes from Gao, a city in the north of Mali, and draws inspiration from traditional music and religion, but is informed by western blues, rock, and culture. The winner of two Malian national awards for best singer, Sidi was leader of Gao’s regional orchestra, The Songhaï Stars, and is a nationally renowned figure in his home country.