Universal Sigh released a new single on August 22, 2019 entitled “Bedrock & Paradox”. It is an upbeat, rock tune inspired by the struggle to remain present in the information age. The name of the song references the title of a chapter in the book Desert Solitaire by author and activist Edward Abbey. Bedrock & Paradox is a reminder that no one is immune from feelings of isolation and separation, even in times of abundant digital interconnection.
Indie rock darling Henry Chadwick has unveiled the piano driven “Never Say No,” the second single from his upcoming new EP, The President of Make Believe, due out this fall via Swoon City. Premiering the song with GLIDE Magazine, they describe, “[Never Say No] showcases Chadwick’s skill in the greatly underrated realm of piano rock alongside his savvy songwriting skills… effortlessly infectious.” “Never Say No” will be available on all digital platforms this Friday, August 23rd, 2019 here.
Grammy-Winning Mexican-American Quartet La Santa Cecilia Announce New LP, ‘La Santa Cecilia,’ Take on Social Media with “Winning”
GRAMMY-winning, LA-based quartet La Santa Cecilia will release their new album, ‘La Santa Cecilia,’ on October 11th, via Rebeleon Entertainment / Universal. Produced by Sebastian Krys, the five-time GRAMMY and 12-time Latin GRAMMY winner who most recently produced Elvis Costello’s ‘Look Now’ and has worked with Luis Fonsi, Shakira and many others, the sonically wide-ranging collection is a thematic fusion of pain and persistence written after a year in which three of the four band member’s fathers passed.
Scott Seisler, former drummer and singer from the band Black Rooster, started his music career in a unique way. It was born as a coping mechanism following tragedy that struck not once, but three times. Seisler lost his younger brother, Shawn, to an opioid-related suicide. Shortly after, his parents Paul and Beverly were both diagnosed with cancer and passed away within five months of each other. With his entire immediate family gone within a few years, Seisler decided to turn to music to heal and embark on spreading the message about the opioid and suicide crises. To help achieve this, Seisler has partnered with Glenn Close’s organization, Bring Change To Mind, donating a portion of proceeds from album sales to the organization whose mission is to end the stigma and discrimination that surrounds mental illness.
Nashville’s Callie McCullough, a modern songwriter inspired by timeless bluegrass and old-school country music, has released the gently-rolling “Five Dollar Pearls.” The song which debuted earlier this week with The Bluegrass Situation is the lead single from her forthcoming After Midnight EP which is expected to be released in winter (exact date TBA).
Thirty-five years ago, having met when Steve Kimock auditioned for former Grateful Dead members Keith and Donna Jean Godchaux’s Heart of Gold Band (which already had Greg Anton as its drummer), Greg and Steve recorded an album, Greg on drums and piano, Steve on guitars and bass. Then they started a band to play the music.
An evening with decker. is a rock 'n' roll concert, a traveling salvation show and a healthy dose of desert psychedelia. It's designed to move souls, to leave its grooves on listeners, to elevate the collective consciousness of the audience through the music and the words of the lead visionary himself, Brandon Decker. This is what his following has come to expect of him—part frontman, part preacher. Though there is no religion being spoken of, there is a gospel according to decker.
The Electric Waste Band, featuring NBA legend Bill Walton on percussion, will be joined by special guests Jeff Chimenti on keyboards and Dave Ellis on sax for an extraordinary evening of spectacular Grateful Dead music on August 29, 2019 at the epically magnificent and historic Sweetwater Music Hall in downtown Mill Valley, California.