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Lake Street Dive's Nonesuch Records debut album, Side Pony, produced by recent Grammy winner Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell), is out now. The band is on NPR's World Cafe today and will lead a Twitter Q&A today at 1 PM ET. Their tour begins next week, and tickets for newly announced dates, including Radio City Music Hall, go on sale today. Rolling Stone calls Side Pony "irresistible." Glamour says: "This band is going to own the universe this year." The San Diego Reader says: "Side Pony sides are the band's best yet." The Boston Globe declares: "Another auspicious marker on the timeline of Lake Street Dive's nascent world domination."Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist NewsAlbum ReleaseFriday, February 12, 2016|0 comments
Rokia Traoré's sixth album, Né So (Home), is out now. Produced by John Parish (PJ Harvey, Tracy Chapman), it comprises 10 original songs plus a cover of Billie Holiday's "Strange Fruit" and features guest performances by John Paul Jones and Devendra Banhart. NPR calls Né So a "gorgeous new album" from a "fantastically gifted" artist. The Times says: "Traoré has made the album of her career." Uncut exclaims: "Brave, challenging and arrestingly original, Traoré may just have gone and made the finest indie-rock album to emerge from arguably the world's most musical continent."Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist NewsAlbum ReleaseFriday, February 12, 2016|0 comments
Lianne La Havas's new EP, Blood Solo, is out now. The EP is a collection of five tracks and an interlude from her Grammy-nominated album Blood plus a new song, "Fairytale," performed solo. She will perform from the new EP on The Late Late Show with James Corden next week. Tickets for La Havas's US tour with Leon Bridges this fall are on sale now.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist NewsAlbum ReleaseThursday, February 11, 2016|1 comments
Lake Street Dive's new album, Side Pony, is out on Nonesuch Records next Friday, February 19. But you don't need to wait till then to hear it: the album is streaming in full till then at the band's website, lakestreetdive.com. Head to the site to hear the complete album now.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist News Web/TechnologyAlbum ReleaseMonday, February 8, 2016|0 comments
Lianne La Havas will release Blood Solo, a collection of five tracks and an interlude from her Grammy-nominated album Blood plus a new song, "Fairytale," performed solo, on February 12. In celebration of the EP's release, La Havas performs two of the solo songs on Conan and The Late Late Show with James Corden in the coming week. Additionally, Leon Bridges has announced that La Havas will open for him during his autumn US tour. Tickets go on sale this Friday. "I'm so excited to go on the road with Leon because I am a fan," says La Havas. "It will also be a great chance to see many parts of the USA that I've not yet had the pleasure of visiting."