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“It's a constant challenge to try to keep making better and better records, write better and better songs. I still always feel like I'm a developing artist,” says veteran songwriter and Americana renaissance man, Jim Lauderdale. This may be a surprising sentiment from a man who’s won two Grammys, released 34 full-length albums, and taken home the Americana Music Association’s coveted Wagonmaster Award. But his brand new album Game Changer is convincing evidence that the North Carolina native is only continuing to hone his craft.

“XYZ”--the latest single from world-renowned electronic musician deadmau5—has received a remix treatment from NERO.  It is released today, August 23 on mau5trap.  For their rendition, the U.K. trio trim down deadmau5’ fast tracking synths and driving beats instrumental to a five-minute edit incorporating sweeping and ethereal elements.

Listen to deadmau5’ “XYZ (NERO Remix)” now: https://wearefriend5.ffm.to/neroxyzremix

Powerhouse UMG Nashville duo The War And Treaty open their hearts for a soul-shattering therapy session in “That’s How Love Is Made,” exploring what true partnership means in a romantic stunner today (8/26). Another vocal masterclass from the husband-and-wife duo of Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Trotter, the bluesy ballad was co-written by the pair with Dave Barnes and marks the first taste of a highly-anticipated album, produced by Grammy award-winner Dave Cobb.

Electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre reveals today (August 26) his brand new single “BRUTALISM.” It is the first track to be taken from his 22nd studio album OXYMORE. One of his most ambitious projects to date, it will be released on October 21, 2022 via Sony Music.

“BRUTALISM” is an unashamedly banging techno track that wouldn’t sound out of place at Berghain, the iconic Berlin club and the temple of the genre.

Tickets for career-spanning documentary on the life and times of legendary metal icon Ronnie James Dio, “DIO: DREAMERS NEVER DIE,” go on sale today at www.diodreamersneverdie.com. Presented in more than 500 cinemas worldwide by Trafalgar Releasing and BMG for two days only on Wed., Sept. 28 and Sun., Oct.

"One of my favorite 45s as a kid was the double A side of "I Get Around" and "Don't Worry Baby" by the Beach Boys. Their sound and energy stayed with me throughout the years. The recording of "Summer in a Bottle" was built starting with vocal and piano and Don Heffington on drums. I brought in Scott Babcock for percussion and timpani. One thing led to another and Carol Kaye (who played bass on "Good Vibrations") came in and overdubbed bass.

Chicago’s new multi-genre festival SACRED ROSE happening at SeatGeek Stadium this weekend (August 26 - 28, 2022) invites fans to experience a once in a lifetime musical moment via PPV live stream of performances by Phil Lesh & Friends (PHILCO) featuring Jeff Tweedy & Nels Cline of Wilco + more; AND Joe Russo’s Almost Dead.

WHO/WHEN: Phil Lesh & Friends (aka PHILCO) – Friday, August 26 at 9PM CT

Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas Sultry New Video "How Could I Help but Love You" - A Tango with Howard Levy

Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas has just released a sultry new video  "How Could I Help but Love You" featuring harmonica virtuoso Howard Levy, from their new release BLUE TRAIN

After releasing two albums under the name of “Staring Into Nothing,” the collaborative songwriting partnership between Kurt Barabas and Steve Rogers has evolved into a live stage production featuring all new music.

“Staring Into Nothing,” the new musical/rock opera, explores the impact of mass media, social media and the digital information age on the quality of our lives. It asks and attempts to answer the age-old philosopher's question: "What Is Good And What Is Not?"