May 2022

Charleston, South Carolina-based electro-funk powerhouse Doom Flamingo invites you to visit “Lux Noir,” the namesake of the band’s newest single release. Fusing gritty synths with punchy drums and heavy low-end, the emergent sextet places dynamic vocalist Kanika Moore front and center, resulting in an intrepid disco groove poised to infiltrate dance floors nationwide. Engineered by Matt Zutell at Coast Records, the track is accompanied by a captivating video, directed by Paul Chelmis.

JD McPherson will release The Warm Covers EP, Vol 2 digitally this Friday, May 27th via New West Records. The 5-song set features McPherson’s interpretations of songs originally performed by Iggy Pop, Pixies, Irma Thomas, Art Neville, and Oklahoma R&B and Country Legend Big Al Downing. McPherson has digitally released one cover a month throughout 2022 with all songs engineered & mixed by Alex Hall (The Cactus Blossoms, Pokey LaFarge) at Reliable Recorders in Chicago, IL.

BeachLife Festival, Southern California’s premier three-day live music, art, and culinary experience, is proud to announce its 2022 return to Seaside Lagoon in Redondo Beach, CA on September 16-18 for the first annual BeachLife Ranch Country & Americana festival.

Love From Philly will officially kick off Philly’s newest outdoor venue – The Oval On the Parkway with a free all Philadelphia culture celebration featuring performances from local artists who call the city home including Rich Medina, Cosmo Baker, Lauren Hart, the West Philly Orchestra, Schooly D, The Philly Gospel Preservation Alliance, The Ultimates, Ursula Rucker, The Tisburys, WALLIS and more.

For more than a quarter of a century, Acoustic Syndicate has been setting the pace for a style of music that fuses southern roots music, bluegrass, rock and roll and a healthy dose of improvisation in an approach that now permeates the American music scene. Hailed as a progenitor of and inspiration to generations of jam and jamgrass bands, the group has released seven albums and taken its distinctive, North Carolina-bred sound across the country more times than any of its members can recall.

Florence + the Machine’s much lauded new album Dance Fever debuts at #1 on Billboard’s Top Alternative Albums and Top Rock Albums charts, #2 on Top Album Sales and #7 on the Billboard 200—her fourth consecutive album in the top ten. In addition, the album debuts at #1 in the U.K., the band’s fourth LP to reach the top spot.