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BETH HART – WAR IN MY MIND

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BETH HART – WAR IN MY...

2018 was an exceptional year for Beth Hart. She played the biggest headline shows of her career so far, including to 12000 screaming fans in the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, a sold-out Royal Albert Hall in London and her first solo tour in the USA, which completely sold out. Riding high on this success, she’s back with a stunning brand new studio album, War In My Mind, on which she has collaborated with Rob Cavallo (Dave Matthews Band, Phil Collins, Green Day, etc). The album sees Hart at her most passionate and emotive yet with bigger shows and festivals planned than ever. Hart has had an incredible career, beginning with the release of a fistful of hit albums through the ’90s, then reigniting in the post-millennium as both a solo artist and the head-turning vocalist for guitar heroes like Joe Bonamassa, Slash, Buddy Guy and long-time collaborator Jeff Beck. But it’s ...

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OF MICE & MEN – EARTHANDSKY

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Of Mice & Men have become a household name in the rock and metal communities. They've shared the stage with the likes of Slipknot, Linkin Park, In This Moment and more, and have played sold-out tours and festivals around the globe. They've graced the covers of magazines, including Revolver, Alternative Press and Rock Sound, and have reached the top 5 in the Billboard Top 200 charts. Over 975,000 albums by Of Mice & Men have been consumed in the U.S. alone (3 releases have all sold over 100,000 copies each). There's no stopping this band, and that is even more apparent with their new album. "EARTHANDSKY" is the band's heaviest work to date, and easily their strongest. These songs are fast, aggressive, and sure to please old and new fans, alike. 

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JON PARDI – HEARTACHE MEDICATION

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JON PARDI – HEARTACHE...

Country singer and songwriter Jon Pardi, born May 20, 1985, and raised in Dixon, California, discovered his love of country music early, thanks in no small part to his grandmother's country karaoke machine. Falling under the spell of traditional country artists like George Jones and George Strait, and with a special affinity for Hank Williams, Jr., Pardi was playing guitar as a child, and was only seven years old when he belted out "Friends in Low Places" at his father's 30th birthday party at a local hall. Pardi was 12 when he started writing his own songs, and he joined his first band at the age of 14. Country music was the only thing Pardi really wanted to do. He formed a duo with friend Chase McGrew after he graduated from high school, and the pair began playing the regional clubs and bars. Pardi and McGrew moved to Chico together to attend Butte Junior College, and ...

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BRITTANY HOWARD – JAIME

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BRITTANY HOWARD – JAIME

Brittany Howard is the lead singer of the Alabama Shakes and Jaime is her debut solo album “I wrote this record as a process of healing. Every song, I confront something within me or beyond me... I dedicated the title of this album to my sister who passed away as a teenager. She was a musician too. I did this so her name would no longer bring me memories sadness, but as a way to thank her for passing on to me everything she loved – music, art, & creativity. But, the record is not about her. It’s about me.” - Brittany Howard 

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BLINK 182 – NINE

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BLINK 182 – NINE

NINE is the new album from Grammy nominated California rock heavyweights, blink-182. The album features soon to be classics “Darkside,” “Happy Days,” “Generational Divide,” “Blame It On My Youth,” and others. blink-182 is Mark Hoppus (vocals/bass), Travis Barker (drums) and Matt Skiba (vocals/guitar). Since their humble beginnings in 1992 in San Diego, blink-182 have sold over fifty million albums worldwide and rocked audiences around the globe, becoming one of the defining and inspirational rock bands of their generation. 

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ROBBIE ROBERTSON – SINEMATIC

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ROBBIE ROBERTSON’S EVOCATIVE NEW SOLO ALBUM, SINEMATIC, INFLUENCED BY DECADES OF FILM WORK AND FASCINATION WITH HUMAN NATURE’S DARKER CORRIDORS LEGENDARY SONGWRITER/MUSICIAN JOINED BY VAN MORRISON, GLEN HANSARD, CITIZEN COPE, J.S. ONDARA, DEREK TRUCKS, HOWIE B, AND MORE WORLD PREMIERE FOR NEW DOCUMENTARY FILM, ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND TO OPEN TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Sinematic is an enthralling set of songs that explore the darker corridors of human nature. The title says it all, Sinematic, Robbie Robertson’s sixth solo album, sprang from a deep immersion in film work, his own dramatic life story and a fascination with the darker corridors of human nature. Narrated in Robertson’s cool parched croon, the yarns unspool over his tasteful vibrant guitar stylings and a bedrock of moody, midtempo rock anchored on most tracks by bassist Pino Palladino (John Mayer Trio, The Who) and drummer Chris Dave (D’Angelo, Adele). The album also features guest stars such as Van Morrison, Glen Hansard, and ...

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KEANE – CAUSE AND EFFECT

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KEANE – CAUSE AND EFFECT

Keane's piano‐driven pop/rock is created by vocalist Tom Chaplin, drummer Richard Hughes, and pianist Tim Rice‐Oxley, three childhood friends from the small town of Battle in East Sussex, England. Formed in 1997, the group started out as a college‐aged cover band. Guitarist Dominic Scott was also part of this early incarnation, having previously played cover songs with Hughes and Rice‐Oxley in a band named the Lotus Eaters. Keane toured the East Sussex circuit for several years while internalizing the epic sounds of their set list, which included songs by Oasis, U2, and the Beatles. The quartet began performing original material in 1998, although Chaplin left for Edinburgh University shortly thereafter to study art history. The move proved to be brief, as he returned to London in 1999 and doubled his efforts with Keane. Buoyed by Chaplin's tenor vocals and Rice‐Oxley's inventive keyboard effects, the group made its studio debut in 2000 with a self‐released single, "Call Me What ...

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BRUCE COCKBURN – CROWING IGNITES

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BRUCE COCKBURN – CROWING...

In 2005, Bruce Cockburn released Speechless, a collection of instrumental tracks that shone the spotlight on the singer-songwriter’s exceptional acoustic guitar playing. The album earned Cockburn a Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Instrumentalist and underscored his stature as one of the world’s premier pickers. More than 40 years since he embarked on his singer-songwriter career, Cockburn continues pushing himself to create—and winning accolades in the process. Most recently, the Order of Canada recipient earned a 2018 Juno Award for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year, for Bone on Bone, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from SOCAN, the Peoples’ Voice Award from Folk Alliance International and was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2017. Now, with the intriguingly titled Crowing Ignites, Cockburn has released another dazzling instrumental album that will further cement his reputation as both an exceptional composer and a picker with few peers. Unlike Speechless, which included mostly previously recorded tracks, the latest album—Cockburn’s 34th—features 11 brand new compositions. Although ...

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THE LUMINEERS – III

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THE LUMINEERS – III

Two-time GRAMMY and JUNO-nominated band The Lumineers are back with their third album, III, a cinematic piece presented as a narrative in three chapters, with each one centering on one main character. III’s concept began while the band was writing in the Catskill mountains, where producer Simone Felice works. Decidedly darker than their previous work in concept, but replete with their trademark expressive vocals and dynamic arrangements, III boldly and expertly goes in an artistic direction not yet traveled by the band. The Lumineers have enjoyed substantial commercial success: their 2012 self-titled debut album featured the hit single, “Ho Hey” and was certified triple-platinum in the US in 2018, and quadruple-platinum in Canada. The same year their 2016 sophomore album, Cleopatra, was certified platinum (U.S.) and double-platinum in Canada, hitting #1 simultaneously on the U.S. Billboard Top 200, Top 200 Soundscan Chart (Canada) and the Official Albums Chart Top 100 (UK). ...

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EMELI SANDE – REAL LIFE

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EMELI SANDE – REAL LIFE

An R&B singer/songwriter and soul‐jazz artist with a highly resonant voice and diverse set of cross‐genre musical influences, Emeli Sandé broke through with her hit 2012 debut Our Version of Events. Influenced by Nina Simone, Massive Attack, and Joni Mitchell, Sandé regularly provided guest vocals for several of the U.K.'s most successful grime artists before eventually embarking on her own successful solo career in 2010. Born Adele Sandé in Aberdeen, she was encouraged to hone her musical talents, which included playing the clarinet and piano and writing and performing her own songs by her Zambian choirmaster father. While studying medicine at Glasgow University, she signed a publishing deal with EMI and, following a meeting with producer Naughty Boy, the pair began working together on a number of songs, including Chipmunk's Top Ten hit "Diamond Rings," which she was also featured on, and "Boys," which was later recorded by Cheryl Cole as the B‐side to "3 Words." After ...

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