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RICHARD THOMPSON – STILL

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RICHARD THOMPSON – STILL

Guitar and folk music legend (and former Fairport Convention leader) Richard Thompson, who has been named one of Rolling Stone’s 20 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time presents “Still,” a stunning all‐new collection of gifted songwriting and virtuosic guitar playing produced by Jeff Tweedy, leader of the famed band Wilco. This unexpected yet exciting paring presents one of the most anticipated new releases of the year.

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REFUSED – FREEDOM

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REFUSED – FREEDOM

Refused came to an end in front of 50 kids at a basement show in a Virginia college town in 1998, just as their release of the same year, The Shape of Punk to Come, was taking its first steps toward becoming an acknowledged classic and a massive influence on a generation of bands. Refused Are Fucking Dead! became the slogan, as kids discovered Shape and its breakout track “New Noise” only to find their new heroes disbanded. Refused Are Fucking Alive! After a 2012 invitation to reform for the Coachella festival, Refused followed its first shows in 15 years with a triumphant tour, as every kid who had discovered them after death came out to see them reborn. Now comes Freedom, the first album in almost 20 years, on Epitaph, the label that released The Shape of Punk to Come all those years ago. Freedom explodes out of the speakers with opening ...

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JOY WILLIAMS – VENUS

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JOY WILLIAMS – VENUS

The highly anticipated solo album, VENUS from one half of the eclaimed duo The Civil Wars, Joy Williams is set to release on June 30th via Sensibility Music/ Columbia Records. VENUS takes you through her journey of self-discovery and the three dimensional aspect of what it is to be a woman. The debut single “Woman (Oh Mama)” is pop-leaning, empowering track about acceptance, transcendence, forgiveness and growing stronger after having stared into the darkest of places. With electronic elements and a fresh sound, VENUS presents Joy Williams like you’ve never heard her before.

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311 – ARCHIVE

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311 – ARCHIVE

25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION WITH 81-TRACK BOX SET Features Wide Range Of Rarities from 1992 – 2014 Including More Than 60 Previously Unreleased Recordings  Legendary alternative rock band 311 will celebrate its milestone 25th year with a career-spanning Volcano Entertainment/Legacy Recordings Box Set 311 –ARCHIVE, available everywhere on June 30th, and supported by a 30-show US tour. 311 – ARCHIVE commemorates the multi-platinum band’s silver anniversary with an unprecedented four-disc 81 track compilation of unreleased songs, b-sides, bonus tracks, pre-production recordings, alternate versions & demos (see attached tracklisting). As if that weren’t enough, 311 – ARCHIVE also features a 60-page book filled with rare photos, flyers, memorabilia, and artifacts from the bands personal collection. • “In preparing to make this Box Set, we took a trip through our own history and the history of our studio recordings from Music to Stereolithic,” writes 311 in 311 –ARCHIVE’s exclusive liner notes. “We felt that we didn’t really need another ‘Greatest Hits’ compilation so we started searching for things we knew ...

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MIGUEL – WILDHEART

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MIGUEL – WILDHEART

Grammy Award winning recording artist Miguel will release his third studio album, WILDHEART on June 30th via ByStorm Entertainment/ RCA Records. WILDHEART is the long awaited follow up to Miguel’s critically acclaimed sophomore release in 2012, Kaleidoscope Dream. Produced by Miguel himself, the album’s first single “Coffee,” and its edgy, re-imagined alternate version, “Coffee (F***ing)” ft. Wale is his strongest effort so far with a mixture of fuzzy guitars and romantic lyrics. With his stark hip-hop beats and creamy vocals, Miguel is one of the most unique and soulful voices in modern R&B.

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SLIGHTLY STOOPID – MEANWHILE…BACK AT THE LAB

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SLIGHTLY STOOPID –...

It's a rare commodity for a band to tour as consistently  as Slightly Stoopid. The group's diligent commitment to live music provides some insight into their loyal fan base and unique creative metamorphosis throughout their existence. As apparent by their latest studio album "Meanwhile...Back At The Lab" The Ocean Beach California based group led by co-founders and multi-instrumentalists Kyle McDonald and Miles Doughty has also found the same passionate dedication to their studio craft, holding up between tours in their own San Diego recording studio and record label complex. The balance of a prolific touring regimen between albums has helped to refine the tasty fusion and massive groove that permeates Stoopid's trademark sound and eight studio album catalog, as well as live shows.

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X AMBASSADORS – VHS

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X AMBASSADORS – VHS

Brooklyn indie‐rockers X Ambassadors will release their debut album VHS June 23rd on KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records. “Renegades” is the new single from X Ambassadors. The song is featured in the new Jeep brand television spot “Renegades” that is currently on air in Canada and is being backed by a $150 Million dollar worldwide campaign. X Ambassadors have spent the last two years on the road in support of their two KIDinaKORNER/Interscope releases ‐ Love Songs Drug Songs EP and The Reason EP. They shared the bill with Imagine Dragons, Panic! At The Disco, Lights, Jimmy Eat World, performed at festivals such as Firefly Festival, Made in America and Lollapalooza and headlined two tours of North America including the “Into The Jungle” tour which followed the success of their single “Jungle,” a track that has seen half a million in sales and 50 million streams around the world. X Ambassadors will be out on the road this spring/summer playing festivals, ...

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STOMPIN’ TOM CONNORS – SONGS FROM THE VAULT...

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STOMPIN’ TOM CONNORS &...

Universal Music Canada (UMC), the country’s leading music company, announces the welcome continuation of Stompin’ Tom Connors’s recorded music legacy with the Unreleased: Songs From The Vault Collection Volume 02, the second release in the “Songs From The Vault” series. The preeminently Canadian musical legend passed with 120 recordings in, as he put it, ‘The Vault,’ completed as a safeguard against the possibility that he should at some point find himself unable to continue in the studio. Devoted fans will now be cheered to learn that Tom’s book has many chapters still to be issued. In 2011, following what was to become his final concert tour, Stompin’ Tom Connors entered the studio with an epic project in mind. Tom envisioned a 10 album set, drawn from a selection of old songs that formed the basis of his repertoire when he first began performing in the ‘50s. This was back when he could sing, from memory, over 2500 ...

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AUGUST BURNS RED – FOUND IN FARAWAY PLACES

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AUGUST BURNS RED – FOUND...

Since their formation in 2003, August Burns Red has evolved into one of the biggest names  in modern metal. The Lancaster PA. quintet has fiercely connected with a legion of fans worldwide, admired for skillfully crafting a balance between ferociously heavy sound and empowering lyrical content while showcasing a rich surplus if inventive guitar riffs, blistering solos, and dynamic drumming. Their Fearless Records debut Found In Far Away Places is the climax of the creativity they have been honing for a decade, at once perfecting their brand of inventive metal while still providing unpredictable, unexpected moments that will both surprise and delight the band's fanbase. With a solid collection of 5 previous albums Thrill Seeker (2005), Messengers (2007), Constellations (2009, Leveler (2011), the band's latest release Rescue and Restore debuted at #9 on the Billboard Top 200. The road to the top has seen the band across the globe alongside the ...

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RICKIE LEE JONES – THE OTHER SIDE OF DESIRE

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RICKIE LEE JONES – THE...

Two time Grammy winner Rickie Lee Jones exploded on the pop scene with the groundbreaking self-titled debut and has fearlessly experimented with her sound and persona over 15 critically acclaimed albums. Her latest, The Other Side Of Desire was written, recorded and rooted in the city of New Orleans, where Jones lives on the opposite side of the street made famous by Tennessee Williams, Produced by John Porter and Mark Howard, this is the first new music Jones has written in over a decade. "This work is inspired by many years of sitting with all the events of my life until I had something to paint with" says Rickie. "I came to New Orleans to write and live a different way than what I have known on the west coast...  Here is another record then, made on my imagination, and whatever else that has no words, using the clay of this place ...

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