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AVETT BROTHERS – CLOSER THAN TOGETHER

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The Avett Brothers' music has roots in traditional folk and bluegrass, but also captures the high spirits and no‐boundaries attitude of rock & roll ‐‐ which is appropriate, since rock is where Scott Avett and Seth Avett first cut their teeth as musicians. Although siblings Scott (vocals, banjo) and Seth (vocals, guitar) began making music together as children, their group's genesis began when they were members of Nemo, a rock band that gigged regularly in Greenville, North Carolina. Looking for another outlet for their musical ideas, the Avetts began getting together with like‐minded friends (most notably Nemo guitarist John Twomey) on Tuesdays for acoustic guitar pulls, where they'd share a few drinks and swap songs. As time passed, the weekly get‐together (which was called "the Back Door Project" or "Nemo Downstairs") became a semi‐public event, with the pickers busking for the enjoyment of passers‐by, and Seth and Scott decided the new acoustic music they were making was ...

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CATHERINE MACLELLAN – COYOTE

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Canadian Folk music gem, Catherine MacLellan returns with her most anticipated seventh album. COYOTE, 14 songs recorded and self-produced at her studio in PEI, is reflective and hopeful; a travelogue through heartbreak, loss and the joy of life. A musician’s musician, respected by her peers for her talent and dedication to the craft of songwriting. A craft she had a front row seat to at an early age, watching her father, the legendary Gene MacLellan. Seven albums and countless awards, including a JUNO for Raven’s Sun, Catherine’s commitment remains at the heart of her work, evident to fans and industry alike. 

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THE DEAD SOUTH – SUGAR & JOY

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Try not to step on the chalk outlines when navigating through prairie pickers The Dead South's catalogue. Over the course of two full-length albums, it's true that the villainous, murderous match-strikers and revenge-takers outnumber those with good intentions, but in the end, no heinous act goes unpunished.  “Diamond Ring” Music Video (June 25, 2019) has reached over 137,000 YouTube views in less than 48hrs of premiere Full Canadian and UK tour went on sale in late April more tour dates to follow Winner of 2018 Juno Award for Roots and Traditional Album of the Year Winner of 2018 Western Canadian Music Awards in the categories of Roots Group/Duo of the Year and BreakOut Artist of the Year Over 100 shows per year since 2014 Received the Canadian Independent Music Association’s Road Gold status in 2015 for selling over 25,000 tickets in a 12 month period Album: GOOD COMPANY ‐ Second largest selling Canadian Album in America (3rd and 4th quarter 2017) Over 144 ...

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LACUNA COIL – BLACK ANIMA

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Hot off chart‐smashing full‐length Delirium and ground‐breaking, widely‐applauded The 119 Show, Italy‐based gothfathers Lacuna Coil return with stunning new fulllength Black Anima. Both a paradigm shift and a respectful look back to the early days, Black Anima spreads its wings and flies high above the rest of the pack. Lacuna Coil’s ninth full‐length is epic, atmospheric, groovy, heavy yet forward‐thinking. 

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KALSEY KULYK – KALSEY KULYK

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Kalsy Kulyk’s debut, self-titled album features single “Bad Liar” that is climbing Canadian country radio charts. The “Bad Liar” music video was exclusively premiered by CMT and debuted at #10 on the CMT 12 Pack Countdown. Follow up single “Damn You Love” and vibe filled “Roll With It” round out the album alongside nostalgia-laced balled “More Time” and more. "It’s a record for people who feel like they haven’t yet been heard in a song. For people who have felt love, felt loss, and need to be reminded that they are not alone." says Kulyk. “I’m really excited about the music that I have now. I feel it really encompasses everything about me and who I am, and what I want to give to my audience. I grew up around a lot of old school and ‘90’s country music - John Prine, Dolly Parton, Shania Twain, Emmylou Harris, Jason Isbell - and I think that can ...

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CITY AND COLOUR – A PILL FOR LONLINESS

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City and Colour, acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Dallas Green, to release his 6th studio album A PILL FOR LONELINESS on October 4 on Green’s newly minted Still Records, an imprint of Dine Alone Records. The highly anticipated follow-up to City and Colour’s #1 selling album If I Should Go Before You, A Pill For Loneliness is produced by three-time Grammy-winning Jacquire King (Kings Of Leon, Tom Waits, Modest Mouse, Norah Jones) and mastered by Emily Lazar (Beck, Coldplay, Dolly Parton, The Chainsmokers), the first female mastering engineer to win a Grammy for best engineered album (2019). Over the course of five studio albums, Green has compiled a canon ripe with songs born of adoration and devotion amassing a legion of fans worldwide. Under this banner, Green siphons serenity from stress on his sixth full-length album, A Pill for Loneliness (Still Records). Through a kaleidoscope of lush guitars, ethereal orchestration, and heavenly delivery, City and Colour alchemically transform ...

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WILCO – ODE TO JOY

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WILCO – ODE TO JOY

Ode to Joy - the 11th studio album from the pioneering Chicago rock band Wilco - will be released Oct. 4 via dBpm Records. The album features 11 new songs written and produced by Jeff Tweedy and recorded by Wilco at the bands' own Chicago studio dubbed The Loft. “The record is, in a weird way, an ode; this terrible stuff is happening, this deepening sense of creeping authoritarianism that weighs on everybody’s psyche on a daily basis, and you’re allowed to feel a lot of things at once. And one thing that is worth feeling, that is worth fighting for, is your freedom to still have joy even though things are going to shit.” – Jeff Tweedy 

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EPICA – DESIGN YOUR UNIVERSE

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To celebrate the 10th anniversary of their milestone album “Design Your Universe”, an album that has become a fan favorite over the years, EPICA will be re-issuing the record this October. The album will be remixed and remastered by Joost van den Broek and be accompanied with updated artwork and a second disc containing newly-recorded acoustic versions of songs from the “Design Your Universe” session. 

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BRANTLEY GILBERT – FIRE & BRIMSTONE

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It’s been three years since Brantley Gilbert released an album, and in those three years, the life of the Georgia native has changed dramatically. The man Entertainment Weekly hails for “his swaggering guitars, catchy hooks, and a DGAF attitude,” is approaching life and music a bit differently these days – feeling confident in his relationship with music and with his fans, the BG Nation. The Maysville, Georgia native established who he is on albums 1-4 and with that came the freedom to go deeper with his fifth studio album, FIRE & BRIMSTONE, available everywhere October 4 via The Valory Music Co FIRE & BRIMSTONE reflects life as it stands for Gilbert today: as a husband, father and one of Country music’s most honest and talented singer/songwriter/rockers. With 15 songs – all written or co-written by Gilbert – the album includes already-released cuts like the personal ode to his children “Man That Hung the Moon,” the growl-heavy “Not Like Us” ...

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SAMANTHA FISH – KILL OR BE KIND

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Kill or Be Kind is Samantha Fish’s fifth studio album, but her debut release with a firm independent label and major distribution outlet. Selling out approximately 90% of her shows (stateside and internationally) her highly engaged live audience translates online as well. Month‐to‐month, her Facebook page likes increase by over 50% and her official Facebook Group boasts 70k members. Kill or Be Kind is poised to break her out of the blues market as it sonically caters to both rock and Americana fans, and expand her demographic out to a younger, female audience. 

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