January 2017

Delia Derbyshire Appreciation Society Debut Album Out 2/10/17

The debut album by the Delia Derbyshire Appreciation Society is the culmination of a 30-year friendship between two electronic music veterans, Garry Hughes and Harvey Jones. Garry has worked with artists as diverse as Bjork, Sly & Robbie, Killing Joke, The Art Of Noise and the Orchestral Pink Floyd project, he is also the co-founder of the popular Six Degrees act, Bombay Dub Orchestra.

Jam Master Jay Tribute Video to Celebrate 52nd Birthday

To commemorate what would be the 52nd birthday of late groundbreaking DJ / producer, Jam Master Jay of legendary hip-hop trio Run DMC, his son TJ Mizell has teamed up with turntable artisan Skratch Bastid for a tribute to the legacy of JMJ. The three minute session features both turntablists laying it down on the 1s and 2s in an epic side by side performance.

Matisyahu Announces 2017 National Tour

Grammy-nominated Reggae artist Matisyahu has announced a national tour, set to kick off on March 2nd! Dates are listed below.

Watch Phil & Friends Live from Las Vegas

Phil Lesh is entering his 19th year of playing with a rotating mix of Friends, both old and new. Phil began playing under the moniker Phil Lesh and Friends in 1998, after he'd returned to performing following the death of his friend and bandmate Jerry Garcia in 1995.

The Victor Wooten Trio is Hitting the Road

The Victor Wooten Trio, featuring saxophonist Bob Franceschini and drummer Dennis Chambers have added new dates to their 2017 tour! Many dates are on sale now so check the schedule below and get your tickets now!

Tamikrest Announce New Album "Kidal"

All around Kidal, the Malian desert stretches in every direction. Endless horizons of rock and sand, barren and parched. This is the southwestern edge of the Sahara, the home of the Tuareg people, and the town of Kidal is one of their main cultural centers. Fought over, conquered and re-conquered, it remains the symbol of Tuareg defiance and hope, the spiritual home of a dispossessed people.

2017 Marks 50 Years Since The Dead's Debut Album

2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead's eponymous debut studio album. What better way to celebrate than with a special album reissue series that will include two-disc deluxe editions and limited edition vinyl picture disc versions of all the group’s studio and live albums! These two-disc deluxe editions will include the original album with newly remastered sound, plus a bonus disc of unreleased recordings.

Get Involved on World Cancer Day - Feb 4th

On 4 February every year, World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer.

The ‘We can. I can.’ campaign explores how everyone – as a collective or as individuals – can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer.

Join World Cancer Day 2017 to show that together ‘We can. I can.’ make a difference in the fight against cancer.

Discover how to get involved on worldcancerday.org.

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J Boog New Album Out + On Tour Now

J Boog is back with his highly anticipated new album, Wash House Ting, which was released on November 18, 2016 on Wash House Music Group. He is now in the midst of a massive national tour which began January 12th with support from Jemere Morgan and Jo Mersa Marley.

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Sensimilla Dub's "Unity" Availabe Now

The SENSIMILLA DUB “Heavy Reggae” Brazilian band, based at Ipiranga (Brazil) formed in September 2000 by Nescau Magnarello(lead singer.composer,songwriter) and Caio Bernardes(guitarist,arranjer & composer), with the proposal to make one different and original kind of Reggae music, using personal influences of others music styles, as: Black Uhuru, Led Zeppelin, Peter Tosh, The Clash, Peter Tosh, Beto Guedes, Israel Vibration, Black Sabbath, Bob Marley

Mipso hits Colorado, March 2 - 4

Mipso brings their distinctive and stirring indie folk sound, which recently landed them on Rolling Stone’s list of favorite bands at DelFest 2016, to The Gold Room in Colorado Springs on March 2, The Bluebird in Denver on March 3, and The Caribou Room in Nederland on March 4, all shows with Colorado-grown innovative folk band Gipsy Moon.

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Flobots Release Protest Song "Pray"

Today, Denver’s alternative hip-hop band Flobots release protest song “Pray” (Extended) from their forthcoming new album, NOENEMIES. “Pray,” written and recorded in early 2016 prior to the country’s recent presidential election, is a call to action to address head on the toxic legacy of racism and division in the United States.

“Pray” (Extended) is available for download at all digital service providers.

Deep Roots Mountain Revival Early Bird Tickets Now Available

The second annual Deep Roots Mountain Revival is proud to announce its return to the legendary Marvin’s Mountaintop in Masontown, WV on July 20-22, 2017. Nestled in the Appalachian hills, the festival combines world-class bluegrass, funk, rock and jam music with regional visual artists, craft vendors, camping and family-friendly activities.

Announcing Suwannee Spring Reunion '17

Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is happy to announce the Suwannee Spring Reunion on March 23 – 25, 2017, at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida.

Wynonna Announces Roots & Revival Tour

WYNONNA and her band The Big Noise will bring a highly anticipated new tour to fans across the US. The 2017 "Roots & Revival Tour" will explore the past, present and future of WYNONNA's extensive 33-year career.

WYNONNA's live shows are well known not only for the energy of her talented band, but also for the undeniable connection that she has with her audience. The show is part nostalgia, part comedy, and all rich, soulful music featuring WYNONNA's incomparable vocals.

The New Up set to release new Album

San Francisco’s The New Up is set to release their new album Tiny Mirrors on February 3rd. Politically charged yet intensely introspective, raw in emotion yet cinematic in scope, the band’s new single Falling From The Sky is highlighted by a driving base line and growling guitars.

Umphrey's McGee | 12/30/16 | Review

What an honor it was to see one of my favorite bands in one of my very favorite cities, and with some of my very favorite people. This year I traveled my way three hours to Chicago by car then by train to get to the Aragon Ballroom on December 30th, 2016 to see one my favorite bands of all time Umphrey’s McGee.

Great American Taxi | "Dr. Feel Good's Traveling Medicine Show"

Let me just say, “Dr. Feel Good’s Traveling Medicine Show” by Great American Taxi sounds just like what I would expect from such a band performing an album with such a name. This is not to say that the album is bad or bland—very far from it—but that this is a “feel good” show that brings together the best elements of what a traveling show might be. And it’s quite the adventure.

BIG Something | "Tumbleweed" | Review

There is something undeniably appealing about music that evokes the desert landscapes of the American West. The imagery of sun-soaked plains of dust beneath a never ending blue sky has pulled at my heartstrings since I first heard the Dead’s “Jack Straw.” This landscape has had a clear influence on psychedelic and improvisational music, and provides the inspiration for BIG Something’s fourth album, Tumbleweed.

Naughty Professor Featuring Chali 2na Release Single "Darker Daze"

Today, iconoclastic New Orleans-based jazz-funk sextet Naughty Professor release their politically charged song “Darker Daze.” Released with an accompanying video, “Darker Daze” is the second single release from Naughty Professor’s forthcoming 2017 album Identity, and features a unique collaboration with legendary hip-hop artist Chali 2na (Jurassic 5) as well as a guest appearance by fellow New Orleans guitarist/vocalist Dexter Gilmore.

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