Sam Weber's storied exodus from his homeland of Canada to find new footing and opportunity in America resonates like a classic story of pain, loss, and rebirth. That narrative thread is woven throughout his new record, Get Free, offering a warm, intimate, and multidimensional portrait of the 28-year-old singer-songwriter. With this new collection of material, Weber reaches fresh emotional depths, commanding more expressive personal moments than ever before—at times within the margins of a single verse.
Multi-platinum selling and 4-time Grammy nominated saxophone player Boney James is on the road, performing for fans across the U.S and resuming his delayed 2020 tour dates in support of his recently released album Solid.
As an added treat, Boney released a new single “Sundance” on August 17th and debuted new merchandise via his website!
Trinidad López III was born in Dallas, Texas on May 15, 1937, and at the tender age of 15 formed his first band, the Big Beats. Lopez played guitar; his repertoire consisted of Mexican folk songs, rhythm and blues hits and rock ’n’ roll favorites. The Big Beats played the local clubs, where Lopez met Buddy Holly. Holly referred him to his producer, Norman Petty, who helped the Big Beats and Trini get their first record deal, with Columbia Records. Unfortunately, Petty wanted them to be an instrumental outfit.
Canna Provisions, the award-winning leader of the adult-use retail cannabis community in Western Massachusetts, proudly announce musician, performer, producer, actor, director, international DJ, activist, historian, teacher, New York Times best-selling author, and one of the world’s foremost authorities on both contemporary and traditional rock and roll Stevie Van Zandt will launch Little Steven’s Underground Apothecary line of cannabis pre-roll joints using Smash Hits cannabis, Canna Provisions proprietary craft cannabis flower.
Whirling fiercely in the wake of wildfires, fear-induced headlines and a pandemic in its path was the too-real tornado that struck Nashville in March 2020. Admittedly shaken up by the storm, Folk-Americana singer/songwriter Calista Garcia snapped out of fear by turning to music… specifically, “Banana Pancakes” by Jack Johnson. As howling winds have continued over the past year, Calista has kept her calm by tapping back into this feeling through renewed awareness of the beauty that remains.
Breakthrough singer, songwriter and musician Joy Oladokun will embark on her first ever headline tour next spring with newly confirmed shows at Austin’s Antone’s, Dallas’ Club Dada, Los Angeles’ Troubadour, San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall, Seattle’s Neumos, Denver’s Marquis Theater, Minneapolis’ Fine Line, Chicago’s Lincoln Hall, New York’s Bowery Ballroom, Washington, DC’s Union Stage, Atlanta’s Terminal West and Nashville’s The Basement East among several others. See below for complete itinerary.
L.A-based singer-songwriter Dana Williams, who’s been dubbed a “modern day Ella Fitzgerald” by InStyle releases a visual for her new single “Let Me,” a flirtatious track about the fear and excitement at the beginning of a relationship. Swooning with jazzy nonchalance and huge emotion, the video, directed by @Hustlecake (Khalid, Wiz Khalifa), places Dana’s vocal and lyrical subtleties center stage. Williams co-wrote the song with Jack Laboz, who also produced the track.
It takes an artist with a soul to understand the soul of a city. Nashville-based soul/pop artist Elliott Blaufuss has done just that with his new single, “Nashville.” Out today, “Nashville” arrives with a music video that portrays an authentic and fitting representation of a city dealing with massive expansion and migration. Blaufuss composed the video as a visual montage, capturing many of the city's vibrant neighborhoods.
World Party is proud to announce that Goodbye Jumbo will be reissued on vinyl via Seaview Records on Oct 29, 2021. This past year has already seen vinyl reissues of Private Revolution and Bang! – and an expanded Dumbing Up.
World Party is Karl Wallinger; Karl Wallinger is World Party. Musical associates have come and gone, helping the Welsh-born multi-instrumentalist bring his creative ideas to life, but World Party has always been the product of his musical vision.
Since April, Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters have been releasing music from their upcoming collection, The Devil and The Deep Blue Sea, a concept suite built from songs recorded under the straitened circumstances of quarantine and envisioned as a “deconstructed album,” released, not as a package, but in a series of paired singles, with each pair drawing on both of the titular concept’s two sides.