With tape on their guitars and a penchant for persistent dancing, The Holidays brought their unstoppable grooves to Austin in full force all the way from their native Australia. The band injected a fresh energy into their tropical tunes, a welcome vacation from the more regular bands in the genre of escapist pop. The band played a few off their debut album Post Paradise, although it certainly didnt seem like they were anywhere past their perfect climate of songwriting, enthusiasm, and frenzied fun. Take a break from boredom with The Holidays

A new video of Metronomy has just gone up on Noisey.com. In this video meet the Mercury Prize nominated band from Devon. Metronomy just put out one of the best records of the year. Departing from the arty electro of their first recordings, the English Riviera is an economical collection of funked-out basslines and nostalgic pop gems. Still led by Joseph Mount, the band is well into its second decade and quickly becoming a pop institution.

Melbourne, Australia's Indie-Alternative quartet The Dead Leaves

are currently offering the track "Harm", from their upcoming album
"Cities On The Sea", as a free download. Harm lives creatively
smewhere between The National and Joy Division, and showcases
lead singer Matt Joe Gow's versatility as he lifts from an impressively
melodic deeper register in the verses to a high-soaring pitch during
the track's infectious refrain.
You can currently download "Harm" from the band's facebook page, where
you'll also have the chance to check out the recently announced artwork
for "Cities On The Sea". In the meantime, you can also download the
band's reinvention of "This Must Be The Place" by The Talking Heads
for free here.
The Dead Leaves, originally formed as Matt Joe Gow's solo

project in 2009, have evolved into one of the premiere bands in
Australia. With the release of "Cities On The Sea" (due out this
September on Liberation Music), the band will undoubtedly take
their national success to a more global level. Make sure to get in
on the band now before the rest of the world inevitably does.

The Daydream Club: "The Night | Remix EP"
The Daydream Club, best known for their stripped back, acoustic folk sound are going on their summer holidays. “The Night Remix EP” sees the duo taking a break from their usual sound to explore their diverse musical tastes remixing a selection of exciting new & emerging artists from around the world.

Hot on the heels of the first remix which saw The Daydream Club take on one of Steve Lamacq’s favourite new bands: Tigers That Talked, the duo have now turned their attention to hotly tipped Australian four piece Blackchords after discovering them on new music station Amazing Radio. This second remix taken from “The Night | Remix EP” has The Daydream Club transform former Blackchords single ‘Pretty Little Thing’ into a sparkling, summer dance floor filler, available from 29th July 2011.

Two further remixes will be announced in the coming weeks and as an added bonus, the final instalment of the project will see The Daydream Club produce their own Podcast entitled "The Daydream Club Presents..." with the duo picking their favourite new music, and playing some of their own tracks to soothe your ears after a summer full of big nights out and music festival excess.

All four tracks & the Podcast will be available for FREE download from The Daydream Club BandCamp page:

Hoodie Allen
"Leap Year"
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Track List:

1. Lady Gaga - Scheiße/Judas (Acapellas)
2. Willow Smith vs. Rose Royce - Whip My Hair (Peo de Pitte Remix)
3. Chris Brown featuring Busta Rhymes & Lil' Wayne - Look at Me Now (Dillon Francis Remix)
4. Khia - My Neck, My Back (Acapella)
5. Kito & Reija Lee - Broken Hearts (Dillon Francis Remix)
6. Katy Perry & Snoop Dogg - California Gurls (Acapella)
7. Kelly Rowland featuring Lil' Wayne - Motivation (Diplo Remix)
8. Chuckie & Mastiksoul featuring TOK - Body Move (Instrumental)
9. Ninjasonik - Mosh Pit (Acapella)
10. Dillon Francis & Diplo featuring Maluca - Que Que
11. Beyonce - Run the World (Girls)
12. Time Takers - She Blows (The Whistle Song)
13. Jimmy Jones & Booman - Watch Out for the Big Girls
14. Dennis Ferrer - Hey Hey (Friscia & Lamboy Pop Radio Edit)
15. Green Velvet featuring Russoul - Millie Vanillie
16. Duck Sauce - The Big Bad Wolf
17. Britney Spears - I Wanna Go (Whistle Only Instrumental)
18. Green Velvet - La La Land (Bingo Players Remix)
19. Stardust - Music Sounds Better with You
20. Cajmere - Percolator (Claude Vonstroke Remix)
21. Marble Players - Playground
22. Miss Fernando - Watch Me Serve (Janet Jackson Got Caught Stealing Acapella)

March to This - A Mixtape by Van Scott by djvanscott

By now, it should almost be a guarantee that your ear waves and musical senses have been graced by the sounds that are San Francisco and Shiny Disco Club's latest sensation, Viceroy.Arriving on the scene with an array of successful singles including "Sunny Daze", "Green Light", and "Like It", his position was immediately affirmed as one of today's great up and coming french house producers.Then, in an added push to rid the world of any doubts, Viceroy arrived with an official "coming out" party and his wildly successful edit of Duck Sauce' forthcoming single "Goody Two Shoes".

Now, after support from the likes of such heavyweight music publications as: Gotta Dance Dirty, Vacay Vitamins, Hard Candy, All Things Go Music, and more, Viceroy has decided to show no signs of slowing down.

So go ahead, grab that pina colada.Sip on that Miami Vice.Get Lai'd.We have got the perfect poolside remix for you just waiting to be played at your next party.

Viceroy has just released what can only be tagged as a "better than the original" remix for the California girl herself, Katy Perry, and her latest smash single "Last Friday Night".A subtle, yet perfectly executed remix with enough slap bass and added keys to keep any booty shakin' across the dancefloor.Grab the FREE download below!

Katy Perry - Last Friday Night (Viceroy Poolside Remix) by VICEROY

Want more?Here's the latest batch of Viceroy's perfectly crafted remixes - each with a different party atmosphere.Whether you find yourself poolside on a sunny afternoon, getting ready for the night with a drink in tow, or in the heat of the night club scene...there's something for everyone in this package.

Pearl Jam Twenty from Pearl Jam on Vimeo.

Toronto, ON (JULY 26, 2011) – In celebration of their 20th Anniversary, Pearl Jam will debut Pearl Jam Twenty, a definitive portrait of the band as told by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker and music journalist, Cameron Crowe, at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday September 10, 2011. Information on purchasing tickets, dates and times for the world premiere of Pearl Jam Twenty at the Toronto International Film festival, as well as two additional festival screenings of the film can be found at www.tiff.net.

Pearl Jam is set to release the documentary Pearl Jam Twenty worldwide on September 20th in select theaters for one night only, with a full week run of the film beginning Friday, September 23rd in key markets. The film will be shown at the highest caliber of theaters in select cities in the U.S. and internationally. For the latest update of theaters and cities showing Pearl Jam Twenty, visit www.PJ20.com.

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (July 13, 2011) - Today, Converse Inc. announced the official opening of Converse Rubber Tracks, a new state-of-the-art recording studio in Brooklyn, NY. Converse Rubber Tracks will provide dedicated artists of all genres the opportunity to record their original music in a high quality studio alongside a team of experienced engineers at no cost. Converse Rubber Tracks is providing a new platform for musicians by helping them overcome one of the biggest hurdles in their career -- affording studio time.

"We're incredibly thrilled to announce the official opening of Converse Rubber Tracks," said Geoff Cottrill, Chief Marketing Officer, Converse. "One of our goals as a brand is to give back and help inspire a new generation of musicians. By opening Converse Rubber Tracks, it's a way for us to say thank you to musicians all over who have helped us become the brand we are and to provide a place for new artists to have access to
resources they may not be able to afford. This is our way to invest in the future of music
and we couldn't be more excited about it."

Converse will support the local New York music scene with the first round of emerging bands set to record at Converse Rubber Tracks. Kicking off today, five emerging New York area bands including the funk/R&B group Aabaraki (Brooklyn, NY), psychedelic rock group Majuscules (Brooklyn, NY), hip/hop funk group G.I.C & Funk Face (Brooklyn, NY), R&B pop artist Andre Henry (New York, NY) and the pop/punk band Super Rocket Car (New Brunswick, NJ) will begin recording at the space. They will work alongside a team of experienced and professional engineers to lay down original music that the artists themselves will retain all rights for.

"Knowing how hard it is to make a living as a musician and the amount of money it takes to get into a studio of that caliber, it's unbelievably generous for Converse to provide it for free," said Ra Ra Riot indie rock band member and Brooklyn resident Rebecca Zeller. "Coupled with the fact that artists retain all rights to their music is a testament to Converse."

Every artist entering the studio will be afforded the unique opportunity to record their original music using state of the art equipment and instruments supplied solely by Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer. As an exclusive, Guitar Center has provided Converse Rubber Tracks with the Ocean Way HR2 large-format monitor system, making the studio the only one in all of New York City to offer the use of the state-of-the-art system designed by multi-GRAMMY award winning producer/engineer Allen Sides. In addition, high-quality guitars and amps by Fender, Gibson, Ernie Ball, BlackStar, Marshall and Schecter among others will also be available for all musicians to use. For more information about Guitar Center visit www.guitarcenter.com.

This summer, in addition to giving musicians the chance to record in a state-of-the-art environment, Converse Rubber Tracks will also host the GRAMMY Foundation®'s annual GRAMMY Camp®. Held for the past six years in Los Angeles, the program is expanding to the East Coast to reach a broader range of students. This summer, GRAMMY Camps are being held in Los Angeles from July 9 -18 and Brooklyn from August 2 - 8 at Converse Rubber Tracks. During this week, students will get to experience an in-depth look at the entire creative process from the first spark of original material through the promotion of a finished product, and will culminate in a launch party at a theater in Times Square.

Converse Rubber Tracks will also give bands the means to expose their music to a much larger audience through compelling content captured at the studio, including exclusive in-studio video testimonials, track- of-the-week features, behind-the-scenes footage, and unique rehearsal session clips. Converse's Rubber Tracks will be a catalyst for creativity and will provide a window to see into an artist's experience, again all at www.converse.com/rubbertracks.

Musicians can visit www.converse.com/rubbertracks to receive more information about Converse Rubber Tracks studio and details on the registration process

Black Fabio - Black Fabio ft. J. Moore by Rad Summer
As Oreo Jones and Action Jackson ready their mixtape "Black Fabio" to debut Thursday, the duo release the the lead single also titled "Black Fabio":

When Oreo Jones debuted his Halloween costume last year Black Fabio, no one expected it to spawn a concept mixtape that keeps you dancing and laughing front to back. Nine months later and with the help of Action Jackson, that is exactly what's been created. Just as Fabio was never constrained by wearing a shirt, OJ and Jackson chose not to be encumbered by genre and drew from anything including rap to post-punk to moombahton. The song "Black Fabio" is an original production from Action that mixes strong drums and a funky bass-guitar-line with Oreo's lyrical description of the titular character. J. Moore makes an appearance near the end instructing listeners on how to keep their pimp hand strong. The complete "Black Fabio" mixtape is set to debut Thursday, July 28th!

Who is Oreo Jones? In the spring of 2010, Oreo Jones took the hip-hop and indie music scenes of Indianapolis by storm with the release of his Delicious EP featuring the break-out single "Good Times". Since that time he has steadily built his fan base with a number of strong collaborations and features like on his "Oreo Jones & Friends" EP. Oreo is also cooking up a new season of his cooking show Let's Do Lunch with guests DJ Limelight, Gunner of X103, Rob and Dave of the Melody Inn, and Wayne of Barfly just to name a few. Oreo is currently completing his first full length album Super Model Death Dive that should be out sometime soon. Make sure to checkout the lead single "Cordon Bleu's" video! If you don't know who Oreo Jones is, this summer is a perfect time to get familiar!

Indianapolis born and raised, Action Jackson has quickly established himself as one of the premier up and coming DJs in the country. Specializing in genre bending mixes that span multiple styles of music, he is equally comfortable spinning hip-hop, dance music, old school classics, reggae, rock, and everything in between. His productions are diverse as well, having remixed artists such as Passion Pit, Hall and Oates, and Smokey Robinson. In short, there’s not a crowd or party that he can’t rock. In 2007, he partnered with Flufftronix to form Rad Summer, a promotion and booking company based in Bloomington, IN. Rad Summer has now expanded Philadelphia, PA and Indianapolis, IN along with the inclusion of a record label.

Lumerians - "After Eden" from m m on Vimeo.

Rock-N-Jocks is having their biggest sale of the summer with 15% off of everything on their site. Enter promo. code BASEBALL at the checkout page to take advantage of this huge savings. Hurry because this short sale only lasts from July 25th-27th. Only at www.rocknjocks.com

OneRepublic have just released thefinal installment of "The Good Life Series" which has documented their whirlwind European tour. Watch the clip to see more footage from the road plus exclusive interviews with Ryan, Zach, Brent, Eddie and Drew. The guys discuss everything from their extremely dedicated fans and live show experience to how they chose the name OneRepublic and what's in store for the band's future.

Bed Intruder Remix - Watch more Funny Videos

About: SDHC is a year-long side project by Danny Dance. It represents House Music you can dance to, live to, study to, work to, love to, play to, or do anything else to. A new song is released EVERY TUESDAY, one for each of the 52 playing cards in a deck of cards. Read more at http://danceisafeeling.com/tag/sdhc

House Music Series (Tuesdays)

Scion A/V Presents: Cubic Zirconia - Take Me High from Scion A/V on Vimeo.

Roc Marciano - 'Jaws' (Prod. by Oh No) by DeconRecords

METRIC is pleased to announce the release of their remix album Fantasies Flashbacks, comprised entirely of fan-created remixes of songs from the band's critically and commercially acclaimed 2009 album Fantasies.

Late last year, METRIC elected to work with Indaba Music when the online musician community offered to provide a platform to launch an innovative crowdsourced remix contest which ultimately yielded thousands of submissions.

Overwhelmed by the quantity and quality of the remixes, in an effort to honor their fans' abundant talents and creativity, METRIC compiled a list of their personal favorites and decided to release them as part of this Fantasies Flashbacks deluxe, limited-edition vinyl box set, with all proceeds to be donated to the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).

Slated for release on October 11th, 2011, the package will contain:

· 10 x 7" vinyl singles, each containing an original song from Fantasies and the associated winning remix from the Indaba Music contest;

· A PlayButton digital music player pre-loaded with (the same) 10 winning remixes (one of the first new notable commercial releases available on PlayButton);

· A digital download code redeemable for all music from the 7" singles (20 tracks including the original studio album version of Fantasies), plus an additional 11 of the band's favorite remixes. In total this is 31 songs or over 80 minutes of music;

· Two 6" x 6", two-sided color inserts featuring fan-created artwork/imagery, track listing, credits and information about the genesis of the remix album and the charitable tie-in with CAMH;

· A limited edition 18" x 24" glossy METRIC poster;

· A custom box housing everything listed above.

Fans may also pre-order the limited edition deluxe physical package effectively immediately, while supplies last from METRIC's online store. By purchasing directly from Metric, fans will receive a 15% discount from the suggested retail list price plus 3 exclusive bonus tracks not available on the retail version of the album.

In keeping with METRIC's drive to innovate and try new things, combined with a desire to help support music retail stores across the country, as of July 20th, to promote the upcoming release and help drive traffic to record stores, METRIC will test a new technology which will allow fans worldwide to "check-in" to 3 participating independent record store locations through Facebook Places using the new Hear Now mobile app (available at http://m.hearnow.me) , thus instantly unlocking a free unreleased download from the upcoming Fantasies Flashbacks album.

METRIC thanks Waterloo Records in Austin, TX, and the two Sonic Boom locations in Seattle, WA who have agreed to work with METRIC to test this new technology. These stores will be given 100 free, limited-edition METRIC PlayButtons, pre-loaded with all ten of the never-before-released winning Indaba remixes, all to be given out free of charge, on a first come first serve basis to anyone who comes in person to one of their stores with a proof of "check-in" on hand.

The Hear Now app is a new location-aware mobile web app powered by Fan Groove and Sonic Living which enables users in major cities across the world to discover music events and related promotions going on around them. The beta version can be used in any HTML5 mobile web browser or saved to the iPhone homescreen to function as an app.

Last week, 1320 Records announced the addition of Mochipet to their growing list of artists. He is set to release "Chicxulub" next month but 1320 decided to release a free Mochipet compilation titled "Hello My Name is Mochipet". It is available for download now on 1320 Records website to keep you company until "Chicxulub" is out!

Madina Lake's first single "Hey Superstar" is available online for purchase HERE. Fans can also listen to a full stream of the song at Altpress.com HERE. Madina Lake's highly anticipated new studio album World War III is set for release on September 13th and the band will kick off a North American tour in support (early tour dates below). Madina Lake just completed a series of dates on the Vans Warped Tour as well as the U.K.'s Download Festival at Donington Park this past June. "Hey Superstar" will impact Alternative Radio on August 8th.

Madina Lake lead singer Nathan Leone explains the song, "It feels like everything is becoming completely plastic and contrived lately. From cosmetic adjustments like Botox to technological 'fixes' like Photoshop, Auto-Tune, etc., there's this implication that to be accepted you have to be anything but yourself. That's way too much pressure. I think most people are pretty kickass just as they are, and removing that pressure would probably lead to a much happier life. 'Hey Superstar' is a sentiment to the 'perfect' people that the rest of us are just fine, thanks."

For Madina Lake, World War III closes one chapter and opens another. The Chicago quartet of twin brothers Nathan (Vocals) and Matthew Leone (Bass, Vocals), Mateo Camargo (Guitar, Programming), and Dan Torelli (Drums) has endured more in the past two years than most artists will experience over the course of an entirecareer. Last June, Madina Lake bassist Matthew Leone was hospitalized after intervening in a domestic violence incident in Chicago involving a man beating his wife. In critical condition, Leone's injuries included a fractured skull, broken jaw and a swollen brain as doctors removed one-third of his skull while waiting for the swelling in his brain to go down. Local musicians and supporters pulled together to raise money for Matthew's hospital bills with The Smashing Pumpkins playing a benefit show in Chicago raising over $80,000. A lot of uncertainty followed, with doubts that Madina Lake would ever play together again. Fortunately, Matthew's recovery in the last year has been nothing short miraculous leading to this next chapter in the band's history, which brings us to the band's most exciting album yet, World War III.

Madina Lake's new album will be the third and final installment of their concept trilogy, World War III which continues the Leone brothers' tales of a metaphorical universe. Pouring their life experiences into their songs, Madina Lake set out to release three albums which would congruently tell the story of Madina Lake, a small town of their own creation, which would also serve as the canvas for a much larger message. The first chapter, 2007's From Them, Through Us, to You (Roadrunner Records), introduced the town set in the 1950's and the story is focused on the town socialite(Adalia), who goes missing, and the reaction the town's inhabitants have - a commentary on society's obsession with celebrity and materialism. The second chapter, 2009's Attics to Eden (Roadrunner Records), continued the search for the missing socialite while introducing other characters to the world outside Madina Lake as well as exploring Adalia's journey. The album dove into the psychological aspects of the society and what truly separates and degrades humanity when elements of greed, lying, cheating, violence, power struggles and insecurity are displayed. In the final chapter, World War III, concludes with the discovery of Adalia and an epic battle of good and evil that mirrors human internal struggles with self. The album was produced by Mateo Camargo and Madina Lake except the song "Imagineer" which was produced and written by Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins) and Madina Lake.

Over the years, Madina Lake has toured with Linkin Park, My Chemical Romance, Taking Back Sunday, Paramore and Gym Class Heroes, in addition to taking part on several runs of the Vans Warped Tour. Madina Lake is Nathan Leone (Vocals), Matthew Leone (Bass, Vocals), Mateo Camargo (Guitars, Programming), and Daniel Torelli (Drums).

Madina Lake Tour Dates


13 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
14 Cleveland, OH Peabody's
15 St Louis, Mo Firebird
16 Toledo, Oh Frankies
17 Chicago, IL Metro

Official video landing early August. Album news soon after. To get Last Man Standing:

Doing The Best That We Can by KIDS AT RISK
The Australian band KIDS AT RISK is coming to America in support of their new album, the soundtrack created for the forthcoming Australian feature film Griff the Invisible, starring True Blood’s Ryan Kwanten.

At this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego, the band will play their first-ever show in the United States the day before the screening of the movie that inspired the soundtrack. The band will perform at The Pacific Theatre on Friday, July 22nd immediately following an advance screening of Griff the Invisible The movie debuts in theatres across the country on August 19th.

Kids at Risk will then continue their tour playing two shows in West Hollywood and two shows in New York City before returning home. The band received attention back home as the Australian Council for the Arts issued them a grant enabling Kids At Risk to travel to the United States and for this trip to become a reality. From being features in Australia’s Rolling Stone twice to airplay on radio and TV stations throughout Australia, Kids At Risk have gained a sizeable following in their native country.

For the Griff the Invisible soundtrack, the trio kept their indie-pop sound but also added diverse orchestral sounds for the action packed moments and smooth ambient sounds for the intimate moments that depict a vibe fit for a superhero film. Music Inspired by the Film Griff the Invisible shows how the songwriting talent and vast musical knowledge Kids at Risk have can produce a soundtrack that is unique yet enjoyable to a vast array of music fans.

“The band put their case forward for being an eclectic juggernaut that could, and should go places. Highly

Kids at Risk US Tour Dates:
July 22nd San Diego, CA - Comic-Con / The Pacific Theatre Griff the Invisible screening 7pm

July 22nd San Diego, CA - Comic-Con / The Pacific Theatre performance 9:30pm
July 25th West Hollywood, CA – Bar Lubitsch
July 29th West Hollywood, CA – The Viper Room
July 31st Brooklyn, NY – Public Assembly
August 1st New York, NY – Piano’sollywood, CAHol

Momentum (Hollidayrain Remix) by Kenton Dunson
If Progressive House isn't your style, Kenton recently released a song titled "NFL Flow" to his supporters last Friday in celebration of his album Creative Destruction 2 reaching over 30,000 downloads as well as in hopes that the NFL lockout comes to a close next week. He pulled a beat out from his archives that he made back in college using the NFL on Fox theme as a sample and ripped a verse over it.

- If you don't know, I'm from Halifax, NS (Canada) and Shady is from Oakland, California. We're about 6000km apart and haven't met yet, but I'm proud to say that Distorted has been one of the most fun, honest things I've ever worked on.

We put a lot into this album, so I hope you can get something out of it. Also, to avoid confusion, because it happens, if you want to download and don't like it enough to pay just click 'buy' and put in '0' and you'll get the free download. We want as many people as possible to be able to listen and enjoy - so if you do, pass it on to a friend.

Me Likey!!!!!! A LOT!!! .... BahhabhabhbHA!!!!



The prolific DJ A-Trak is teaming up with SiriusXM to bring the best in electronic music on Electric Area, channel 52. A-Trak Presents: Fool's Gold Radio launches on July 18th at 10:00 pm EST and will air the third Monday every month. This represents yet another outlet for A-Trak, the incessantly touring turntablist, producer and label head who has already established himself as the leading figure in electronic music's North American takeover.

"My mission with my radio show is to bring DJ skills to the forefront. You won't hear any other DJ play the way I'm playing on this radio station. I come from a hip hop background, cutting, scratching, juggling, and I brought that to electronic music. With Fool's Gold we've broken artists and we've broken down the boundaries between electro and hip hop. I'm thrilled and honored to bring that to SiriusXM." -A-Trak

Electric Area plays progressive house, trance and electronic music along with shows from the world's top DJs, including Paul van Dyk, Armin van Buuren, Paul Oakenfold, Tiësto and Ferry Corsten, Above & Beyond, Sander Van Doorn, Carl Cox, Josh Wink and A-Trak.

Fans of The Vaccines’ are being given the opportunity to get involved in creating a new video for the band’s forthcoming single, ‘Wetsuit.’

The band is asking their fans to take photos at festivals using the free iPhone app Instagram, tag them with #vaccinesvideo and they’ll then create an animated photo video.

The Vaccines are the first band to create a music video using Instagram. Fans can submit photos live, just by shooting and tagging with #vaccinesvideo, or by filtering and tagging festival photos they already have on their iPhone.

Starting at Latitude Festival, the band will be collecting photos across the summer, the world over, with the new single out early autumn.

‘Wetsuit’ is taken from their 100,000 selling album “What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?” and the festival-photo video is set to capture the spirit of an intimate song. The Vaccines are currently on their biggest ever tour, with dates across the UK and rest of the world.

With more than 5 million users, Instagram is the world’s leading photo sharing App. It allows users to shoot and share their lives with a range of classic photo filters. Users can create gorgeous photos and share instantly across Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Tumblr

Best video of 2011!

Scion A/V Presents: Black Lips - New Direction from Scion A/V on Vimeo.

Watch the full video at Baeblemusic.com

Shyvonne - Damn! (Quickie Mart remix) by Quickie Mart

Brooklyn-based Electronic Rockabilly pioneer Drop The Lime is one of the elite
DJ's recently selected for iTunes first series of Featured DJ Playlists. Fresh off his show-stealing performance at the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, Drop The Lime joins other superstars of the electronic music world (such as David Guetta, Diplo, A-Trak, dJ Harvey, Boys Noize and Armin Van Buuren) in this new iTunes feature which can be found throught the itunes store, as well as on other electronic music/DJ pages within the service.

Drop The Lime, who recently released his debut single "Hot As Hell" in North America, is known for his unique blending of 50's rockabilly and bass heavy club music. He is currently building a buzz both in the States and in Europe off of his video for "Hot As Hell", which has been enjoying early support from such tastemakers as KRCW and The New York Post.

You can download Drop The Lime's itunes playlist here, and you can visit his website or facebook page for a free remix of "Hot As Hell". You can also catch his explosive DJ set on select dates in North American and Europe this summer (see dates below).

Tour Dates

07.15 - Hollywood, CA @ Avalon
07.22 - Atlanta, GA @ QUAD
07.27 - Madrid, Spain @ Sala Heineken
07.29 - Aberdeen, UK @ Snafu Nightclub
07.30 - Dublin, Ireland @ Pod
08.04 - Paris, France @ Social Club
08.12 - London, UK @ XOYO
08.13 - Amsterdam, Netherlands @ RAUW
08.14 - Edinburgh, UK @ Sneaky Pete's

Devin Miles - SuperBad (Produced by Sayez) by Itsdevinmiles

Michael Froh - Critical Mass (Darth & Vader Remix) by Darth & Vader

Cut Off Your Hands - Fooling No One from They on Vimeo.

Kiwi indie quartet Cut Off Your Hands recently premiered the new song "Hollowed Out" from their upcoming album Hollow on SPIN. Hollow is the band's sophomore LP, and second on Frenchkiss Records, and will hit all digital stores on July 19th. The album is currently streaming in full on AOL Spinner, and is available for pre-order on cutoffyourhands.com.

Bahahbahbhahbabba!!!!!!!! finally Murs cuts off his homeless hair and now looks like someone that might get an interview ay Burger King..LOL!L!! just saying he still needs to clean up a little more before he can be considered for drive through attendant..loL!

nah but shit now Murs has lost his MOJO! we're going to miss that crazy hair!

Rock-N-Jocks brings you yet another custom Chicago Bulls New Era fitted to match your Jordans. This just came back in stock after selling out. It is all purple with the embroidered bull logo on the front in purple, teal and white. The bill of the hat is teal. On the back of the hat is also the bull logo but smaller embroidered in purple and teal. Limited to just 30 total pieces. Go pick this up an many other new drops exclusively at www.rocknjocks.com

Rimer London feat. Cata Pirata - Put Your Gun Away from magnetron music on Vimeo.

Rimer London feat. Cata Pirata - Put your Gun Away by Low Life Inc

Inspired by two of life’s sustainers; music and water, June 21st 2011 not only marks the first day of summer but also the debut EP of Bottled Water by ALR. So in a refreshing manner, accompanying the days that warm and extend this 10-track project provides a fluid listen into life, love and inspiration.

Track Listing

1. Intro – Prod. By Casino
2. The Grind – Prod. By Beat Cartel
3. Move – Prod. By Beat Cartel
4. Flying Free – Prod. By Beat Cartel
5. I Gotta Keep (Movin On) [They Say Freestyle]
6. Lost In You – Prod. By Shinya Sugimoto
7. Don't Go – Prod. By Shinya Sugimoto
8. The Way – Prod. By ANTiX
9. My Last [Unthinkable Freestyle]
10. Showtime – Prod. By Logrithmic

AudioDax has teamed up with DjBooth.net and GoodMusicAllDay.com, and is proud to present it's follow up to last summers The Annexation, with their newest mixtape Pop Rocks. They have spent the past year experiencing the country on the road and making sure they put together a quality project for the public, and their fans. With 12 tracks of great music including a feature from the one and only OnCue, they are proud to present the new mixtape of the summer of 2011, Pop Rocks.

"The Cool Kids are hot summer fun." - THE HUFFINGTON POST

Chicago's The Cool Kids have announced a string of headlining tour dates in support of their debut LP, When Fish Ride Bicycles, out now on Green Label Sound. The long-awaited album is being lauded with critical praise for its straight-no-chaser aesthetic, heralding summer with the booming drums and reclined rhyme schemes that have kept listeners sated since their breakout Bake Sale EP. In person, both Chuck Inglish and Mikey Rocks personify their moniker, effortlessly trading verses donning style you wish you had.





July 23rd - Ocean City, MD - Dew Tour

July 28th - Oakland, CA - New Parish

July 30th - Los Angeles, CA - Audiotistic

July 31st - Tucson, AZ - Congress

August 2nd - Denver, CO - Fox Theater

August 5th - Chicago, IL - Reggie's Rock Club (Lollapalooza Pre-Party)

August 7th - Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza

August 9th - Washington, DC - Rock and Roll Hotel

August 10th - NYC - Brooklyn Bowl

August 11th - Westchester, PA - The Note

August 14th - Cleveland, OH - The Grog Shop

Back in August of 2008, Mountain Dew launched their record label, Green Label Sound, by releasing an exclusive single, "Delivery Man" by The Cool Kids. Two and a half years later, When Fish Ride Bicycles will be the first full-length release for Green Label Sound via the iTunes Music Store with all profits going back to The Cool Kids.

Green Label Sound, Mountain Dew's record label, is a unique model music outlet designed to elevate and empower independent artists. Music fans can go to GreenLabelSound.com to download free music and watch exclusive videos by Chromeo, Wavves, Neon Indian, Matt & Kim, Theophilus London, Holy Ghost!, The Cool Kids, MNDR, Freelance Whales, U-N-I, Flosstradamus and Caroline Polachek, Solid Gold, Amazing Baby, and Kuroma.

Go Outside, by Cults from Boing Boing on Vimeo.

MANIKA, 17-year-old emerging pop artist, will perform live on the nationwide "Shop Til You Rock" tour this summer, on seven dates starting July 23 through September 10. Manika will be the only female performer participating in this summer's STYR tour, and will perform two amplified acoustic performances per show date, followed by a meet and greet for her fans. In between performances, and after the meet and greet, Manika will join the kids in the audience as they participate in the "Just Dance 2" Fan Challenge. Sponsors are Pepsi, GameStop and Ubisoft's "Just Dance 2" videogame.

Shop Til You Rock is a music-inspired mall tour that empowers teens to look and feel like rock stars with live bands, exclusive teen activities and special mall offers and giveaways. The back-to-school tour will be hitting 38 mall locations this year. Teens can visit ShopTilYouRock.com for a complete list of event dates, bands, activities and special offer. Also visit Twitter: @shoptilurock and Facebook: Facebook.com/shoptilyourock.

Video for posting | "Just Can't Let You Go"

Managed by Frank DiLeo, Michael Jackson's long-time manager, and revered-music coach CeCe Sammy of UK's Pop Idol, Manika recently released her debut single titled "Just Can't Let You Go," featuring Young Money's Lil Twist. The song has already been added to more than 20 Top 40 radio stations nationwide, and is available digitally on all platforms, including iTunes. "Just Can't Let You Go" was written and produced by Tearce Kizzo and Francci (Keyshia Cole, Patti LaBelle, Jo Jo); the video for the single was directed by Travis Payne, Michael Jackson's "This Is It" choreographer and associate producer of the film "This Is It." Manika's "Just Can't Let You Go" is available on Wamaframa Records distributed by BDG. BDG is distributed by RED Distribution, LLC (a division of SONY Music Entertainment).

Manika's "Shop Til You Rock" Tour Dates:

7/23/11 North Point Mall Alpharetta, GA

7/30/11 Park Place Tucson, AZ

8/6/11 The Woodlands Mall The Woodlands, TX

8/13/11 North Town Mall Spokane, WA

8/20/11 Perimeter Mall Atlanta, GA

8/27/11 Paramus Park Paramus, NJ

9/10/11 River Hills Mall Mankato, MN

Manika is currently in the studio collaborating with A-list songwriters/producers for her full-length debut, including Tearce and Francci, and such heavy hitters as Qura Rankin and Evan Bogart (Beyonce, Rihanna, Leona Lewis, Natasha Bedingfield, Jennifer Lopez).

Manika (pronounced Ma-NEE-ka), whose mixed heritage includes Filipino, Japanese, Chinese, Malaysian and Spanish, is winner of the Outstanding Performance Award three years in a row at the National Performing Arts Festival in New York. At age 15, she wrote and published The Exciting Adventures of Boo, a fictional children's book, donating proceeds for the first 750 copies to the Nevada SPCA animal shelter.

Never Shout Never return with a new album, Time Travel, September 20th. The band, led by Singer/Songwriter/Guitar Player Christofer Drew, revealed the album artwork to fans on AltPress.com today. The album teaser video also contains a short clip of the

No longer just Christofer Drew's solo moniker, Never Shout Never is now a full band made up of Chris's longtime Joplin, MO friends and cohorts. Permanently joining Chris both in the studio and on the road are Caleb Denison (Guitar/Drums/Percussion), Taylor MacFee (Bass) and Hayden Kaiser (Percussion). Time Travel is their first recorded effort as a unit. The band holed up at Studio 2100 just outside their hometown in Springfield, MO and produced the entire record themselves, a big change from the last record, Harmony, which was a big budget production by legendary sound doctor Butch Vig. With Time Travel, the band's sound has progressed and matured, resulting in Never Shout Never's most complete album to date.

Christofer Drew and Never Shout Never continue to help raise money for their hometown of Joplin, MO which was devastated by tornados in late May. Christofer put together a campaign with the United Way in hopes to raise 1 Million dollars for Joplin. Text "JOMO" to 50555 to donate $10 to the immediate and long-term relief of Joplin, MO and watch the video of the destruction Chris put together himself, which also contains a clip of "Time Travel."

Never Shout Never will be recording a special MTV.com "Live In NYC" performance at The Studio at Webster Hall on August 4th, a show that sold out in the first five minutes. Stay tuned for a full US and European headlining tour announcement coming first week of August.

Never Shout Never's recently recorded Daytrotter session is the #1 most downloaded/listened to on the site, ahead of The Head And The Heart, Black Lips and The Books. Last week, Peta2 crowned Christofer Drew as 2011's Sexiest Vegetarian, where he joins a hot group of former winners including Olivia Wilde, Gabe Saporta of Cobra Starship, Alyssa Milano and Natalie Portman.

Amazing song and video

Toddla T - 'Watch Me Dance' (Martelo Album Minimix) by toddla_t

new Toddla T video is being premiered with VEVO today. Featuring an achingly cool Roots Manuva, the video is every bit as bold and dynamic as the single; the title track from Toddla's forthcoming album 'Watch Me Dance'.

The track does not simply feature Roots Manuva on vocals but is more a collaboration between the two producers. In fact, it was Rodney's original demo that inspired Toddla to mould it into this very version for his album, naturally with Rodney’s stamp of approval.

Continuing work on the demo resulted in Rodney's own version which will also appear as track two on the single package along with a wealth of remixes including one from Sebastian and the legend that is Andrew Weatherall. The Roots Manuva version will also feature on his fifth studio album, 4everevolution later in the year.
This unique release displays the different interpretations borne from the same demo and displays the mutual appreciation between these two highly respected and innovative UK artists.

The Watch Me Dance EP will be released 1 August 2011 - http://itunes.apple.com/US/preorder/watch-me-dance-ep/id448318350

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New York, NY (July 12th, 2011) - Today, The Cool Kids release their highly anticipated, full-length album, When Fish Ride Bicycles on Green Label Sound. The album is exclusively available via the iTunes Music Store and marks a long awaited milestone for Chuck Inglish and Mikey Rocks.

Currently the #1 Hip Hop Album in iTunes, check out what others are saying about When Fish Ride Bicycles so far...

"8 out of 10." - Spin

"Despite the presence of several high-profile guest rappers and producers, including Travis Barker, the Neptunes, Ghostface, Bun B, Mayer Hawthorne and Asher Roth, "Bicycles" remains unmistakably a Cool Kids album, full of Inglish's uncluttered beats and rhymes that burst at the seams with clever pop-culture references way beyond the usual hip-hop lexicon." - Metromix

"I can't see any reaction to this release other than a token head nod of approval, a raised hand bobbing up and down to the beat..." - PopMatters, 8/10

"One of the best rap albums in recent memory. The long wait was more than worth it, and these Kids are back and better than ever." - The Owl Mag

To celebrate the album, the band embarks on a US tour kicking off in Ocean City, Maryland this July for the start of the Dew Tour.

When Fish Ride Bicycles Tour Dates
July 23rd - Ocean City, MD - Dew Tour
July 28th - Oakland, CA - New Parish
July 30th - Los Angeles, CA - Audiotistic
July 31st - Tucson, AZ - Congress
August 2nd - Denver, CO - Fox Theater
August 5th - Chicago, IL - Reggie's Rock Club (Lollapalooza Pre-Party)
August 7th - Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza
August 9th - Washington, DC - Rock and Roll Hotel
August 10th - NYC - Brooklyn Bowl
August 11th - Westchester, PA - The Note
August 14th - Cleveland, OH - The Grog Shop
More Dates TBD...

Back in August of 2008, Mountain Dew launched their record label, Green Label Sound, by releasing an exclusive single, "Delivery Man" by The Cool Kids. Two and a half years later, When Fish Ride Bicycles will be the first full-length release for Green Label Sound via the iTunes Music Store with all profits going back to The Cool Kids.

Green Label Sound, Mountain Dew's record label, is a unique model music outlet designed to elevate and empower independent artists. Music fans can go to GreenLabelSound.com to download free music and watch exclusive videos by Chromeo, Wavves, Neon Indian, Matt & Kim, Theophilus London, Holy Ghost!, The Cool Kids, MNDR, Freelance Whales, U-N-I, Flosstradamus and Caroline Polachek, Solid Gold, Amazing Baby, and Kuroma.

Echo Ledge Productions and GreenHaus Films bring you Ill Skillz - Ill Skillionaire.

The "funky white bitch" Nikka Costa premieres the first video off her recently released EP, Pro*Whoa!, today on her YouTube channel, Nikka's Box. Directed by Keith Megna, the "Nylons In A Rip" video conveys the intensity of her live shows that have received praise from fans and media alike across the globe.

It is the first music video from Nikka as she ventures into the indie world with her own label, Gofunkyourself Records, but she hasn't been lacking in visuals. Nikka's Box has developed a solid following with a slew of videos, also directed by Megna, including her and Adam Lambert working on a new song, an intense pre-tour training montage, a cover of Mumford & Sons' "Little Lion Man" and the YouTube censored streaking Nikka video. There's lots more surprises and celebrity guests making their way into her Box in the next few weeks, so be sure to subscribe.

In anticipation of her east coast tour kicking off July 13th in Philadelphia, Nikka is making a special guest appearance tonight, July 12th, on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to sit in with The Roots as they back her on tracks from Pro*Whoa!. Tune in to NBC at 12:35/11:35C.



It’s one busy week for DENIS LEARY.

The comedian’s long-running series, Rescue Me will begin its final run this week with the season 8 premiere on Wednesday, July 13th on FX.

The next day, Thursday, July 14th Leary, the show’s co-creator Peter Tolan, and Rescue Me actor/comedian Lenny Clarke will cap off the series by gathering at the Smithsonian where clothes and props from the show, which focused on NYC Firefighters in a post 9/11 world, will be added to the Smithsonian’s pop culture collection.

Finally, Leary will also make two live appearances on his #ThinningTheHerd tour. The stand-up tour will feature Rescue Me actors/comedians Lenny Clarke and Adam Ferrara as well as his backing band, The Enablers featuring The Rehab Horns

7/13 – Mayo Performing Arts Center: Morristown, NJ
7/15 – The Wellmont Theatre: Montclair, NJ

Right now Denis Leary and The Enablers featuring The Rehab Horns singles, such as “Douchebag,” “F.U.,” and “At the Rehab,” are currently available on iTunes.


The highly contagious, electrofunk duo Chromeo has done it again with the latest official remix for "When the Night Falls". This time, Hercules & Love Affair worked their magic on the track, which features a stellar vocal performance from Solange Knowles.

Last week, Chromeo announced their aptly titled Night Falls Tour, a 34-date trek across the US. This seven week journey across North America will be the biggest, most extensive tour in the band's history. Opening acts include Mayer Hawthorne and Breakbot. Audiences should expect a spectacle as Chromeo's performances are known for their trademark hot-legged keyboard stands, elaborate light show and sultry Robert Palmer-esque back-up singers. Tickets just went on sale.

If you would like a to set up an interview with the band or check out an upcoming show, please contact Nathalie Levey at Cornerstone, Nathalie@cornerstoneagency.com 212.652.9275


9/14 - DALLAS, TX - House of Blues
9/16 - HOUSTON, TX - House of Blues
9/17 - AUSTIN, TX - Austin City Limits *
9/18 - NEW ORLEANS, LA - House of Blues
9/20 - MIAMI, FL - Fillmore
9/21 - ORLANDO, FL - Beacham Theater
9/22 - ATLANTA GA - Masquerade (Heaven Stage)
9/24 - MONTREAL, QC - Metropolis (Pop Montreal) *
9/26 - DETROIT, MI - Majestic
9/27 - COLUMBUS, OH - Newport Music Hall
9/28 - PITTSBURGH, PA - Stage AE
9/30 - CHICAGO, IL - House of Blues *
10/3 - MILWAUKEE, WI - Turner Hall
10/4 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN - First Avenue
10/6 - BOULDER, CO - Boulder Theater
10/7 - DENVER, CO - Ogden
10/8 - ASPEN, CO - Belly Up
10/10 - SEATTLE, WA- Showbox Sodo
10/11 - PORTLAND, OR - Roseland
10/12 - ARCATA, CA - Arcata Community Center
10/13 - RENO, NV - Knitting Factory
10/17 - SAN DIEGO, CA- House of Blues **
10/18 - TEMPE, AZ - Marquee Theatre **
10/20 - KANSAS CITY, MO - Midland Theater **
10/21 - TULSA, OK - Cain's Ballroom **
10/22 - OXFORD, MS - The Lyric **
10/24 - ST. LOUIS, MO - The Pageant **
10/25 - NASHVILLE, TN - Cannery Ballroom **
10/27 - RICHMOND, VA - The National **
10/28 - ASHEVILLE, NC - MoogFest *
10/31 - PHILADELPHIA, PA - Electric Factory **
11/1 - BOSTON, MA - House of Blues **
11/2 - TORONTO, ON - Sound Academy **

* without Mayer Hawthorne

** with Breakbot

Shout outs 2 Djcassidy!

Last fall, tha Doc dropped his debut IMPOSE EP on iQ Entertainment and garnered a good buzz for his creativity. Now he's making his return with the 6 tracks that compose his Evolution EP. Evolution is a great selection of interesting and soulful dubstep, drum-n-bass, and downtempo songs from the young producer. Evolution proves to be an appropriate name for his second release as it shows tremendous artistic growth in the composition of each track.


J.Nolan- Whatever Works(prod. Todd Jordan) by manifestmovement

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