“She Used to Love Me A Lot” – the first single from the new Johnny Cash album in stores 3/25, Out Among the Stars.One of 12 Unreleased tracks from the early 1980s, features Marty Stuart on mandolin, recently posted at rollingstone.com. Great track for AAA, Americana, Country, Roots-Rock Specialty shows and other great stations. Share the links for the video (http://bit.ly/cashlovevo) and Amazon’s full album stream (http://bit.ly/cashazon). Airplay Direct users can download full album now. Contact me if you need a CD or download link. Read below for press release and promo request form.
New La Blogotheque short film presents Johnny Cash’s songs you never heard before last week like they’ve never been heard before. 16-minute video features three Out Among the Stars tracks covered by contemporary artists. ”I Came to Believe” by The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers with Dawes, “Baby Ride Easy” by Father John Misty, and the title track by Local Natives. Film posted on Youtube can be easily shared on websites, blogs and social media with the url http://bit.ly/cashfilm
Ollabelle’s Glenn Patscha and Fiona McBain plus singer/songwriter Liz Tormes perform “New Wave Nocturnes” as The Big Bright. Highly respectful, Down-tempo, acoustic interpretations of 80s hits and deep tracks, mostly from the Alt-Euro Songbook, everything from INXS – Change to Tears for Fears – Don’t Change. Hear for yourself in the soundcloud player. They’re available for radio sessions around the northeast. Glenn can also visit stations elsewhere while touring behind Marc Cohn and Rosanne Cash through the spring.
Billy Joel / Ringo Starr sideman Mark Rivera takes center stage with debut solo album “Common Bond.” “Money, Money, Money” features Ringo Starr’s newest drum tracks, timely for any Beatles US 50th anniversary features this year. Billy Joel, Nils Lofgren, Steve Lukather and others appear on select tracks. Catch Mark on tour with Billy Joel all this year at arenas, stadiums and the monthly MSG shows in NYC. He’s available for any interviews, station visits, special performances or other events around these dates listed below the jump. Check out “Money, Money, Money” (with Ringo Starr) below, share the Soundcloud on websites or social media. Download it for airplay here or find it on PlayMPE.
New band led by Dashboard Confessional’s Chris Carrabba follows EP with full album in stores Feb 25. Includes the EP radio tracks “Cross My Mind” and “Scraping Up the Pieces” plus brand new songs. April/May tour with Augustana hits many top markets. See full schedule below the jump.
New Boy George solo album This is What I Do hits the states on March 25. His first solo album in almost 20 years features a beautiful track called “King of Everything.” The Guardian says the album is the “Comeback of the Year.” Check out video below – great to share on websites and social media. The track is also on PlayMPE or contact me for an airplay download.
Radio listeners who grew up with Culture Club will want to know about this new release. We’re open to anything you think you can do to support it, especially around his April 2014 US concerts. Tour dates, CD giveaway form and more album details are below the jump. Also check out Boy George’s KOST-FM “Mark and Kristin in the Morning” feature on the new album that aired on Feb 14.
English band The Feeling return with “the album of their career.” (Sunday Times UK, Q Magazine) Boy Cried Wolf hits US stores Feb 18 following Top 30 chart success at home. The single “Rescue” is impacting radio now. Watch the video below, following by an album teaser with the comedy talents of Dominic West, then some past hits. You can also click here for the airplay download.
Award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter releases Weightless, produced by Los Lobos’ Steve Berlin (Deer Tick). Follows repeat “Entertainer of the Year” and “Best Acoustic Artist” titles at Canada’s Maple Blues Awards. Listen to album and live versions of “I Lost My Way,” plus live “Ain’t No Sunshine” video with 875,000+ Youtube hits.
Singer/songwriter revisits classic songs for new solo acoustic album. Winter US solo tour in select cities followed by more solo and band shows in the spring. Preview tracks with full album player. Suggested songs include “Bouncing Very Well,” “Wisconsin Death Trip” and “Ten Little Fairies.”. Click here to download the full album.
Share Kelly Clarkson Wrapped in Red content with your listeners. Four part official podcast series features Kelly’s comments and music from her first-ever Xmas music album. All songs are excerpts, cleared by RCA for all online use.
Preview and Share with this Soundcloud Player. Click play to hear it. Click “share” to post it. You’ll see icons for Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, or text box to copy link or embed code. More detailed instructions are below the jump.
Deluxe reissue of 1990 Alt-Country classic album in stores Jan 28, 2014. Bonus disc is loaded with early demos and outtakes. In time for the 20th anniversary of their last tour. Listen to tracks from the original album, full reissue press release below the jump.
Brand-new one-hour Wrapped in Red special lets your listeners celebrate the holidays with one of their favorite artists.
Premiere Date: Friday Nov 15 – Sign Up with Form Below the Jump. Great to air anytime through Christmas. Solid hour of music-intensive holiday programming features Clarkson’s new album of originals and covers, all destined to be seasonal radio classics for many years to come. She also introduces each track with brief, exclusive holiday memories and other stories about what inspired the recordings. Sample the program with this audio player.
Unique Kelly Clarkson production bits for regular programming. Add Kelly Clarkson to your talent staff with the short music-free bumpers and intros she prepared for each song on Wrapped in Red. Content for her covers are also great for any versions of these songs. The longer pieces may also work well in place of any unsold inventory during your online streams.
Podcasts for websites. Four 5-8 minute podcast episodes cleared for any online use will be great for website posts and social media sharing. Click here for more details.
Quebecois musical pirates mix celtic, rock and gypsy traditions on new album that has nothing to do with Bob Seger on a boat.
Great Big Sea’s Alan Doyle as special guest. “Dansez (Dance Hey!)” (#5) and “3 Captains” (#1) features the GBS frontman on two great Maritime party tracks. The album’s mix of ballads, instrumentals and other high energy cuts concludes with a rousing cover of Rage Against the Machine’s “Killing in the Name Of.”
Looking for more traditional, less rock tracks to play? Start with “Sore Feet Set” (#6), or “Here by the Sea” (#12). Check out full album soundcloud player below the jump.
Four part podcast series, edited from the Willie Nelson – To All the Girls special is now ready for station website, blogs and social media.
Two episodes live with more scheduled soon. Click play to hear the latest episodes in this series, plus other Willie Nelson features collected for his year-long 80th birthday celebration. More details and instructions are below the jump.
First-ever Paul Simon + Simon & Garfunkel single-disc compilation, 20 tracks spanning 1964-2011. In stores 10/15, two days after his birthday on 10/13.
All the classics from nearly every phase of Paul Simon’s career. Sounds of Silence, America, The Boxer, Me and Julio…, Mother and Child Reunion, 50 Ways…, You Can Call Me Al, and more in track list below. Use form to request radio giveaways.
Paul Simon Demos Radio Sampler also on the way. Early demos, alternate takes, live cuts and outtakes from throughout Paul’s solo career, as featured on his Complete Albums Collection also in stores from Legacy on 10/15. Unique rarely-heard takes of familiar songs will be great for specialty airplay. “Gone at Last” is the coolest track.
Knives & Teeth – the third album by Americana-inspired rock band from Philadelphia, led by Tom Hamilton (Brothers Past), in stores Oct with national tour through Nov.
Cold Blooded + Bulleseye Blues. Two tracks included on radio promo CD as radio edits (tracks 1 + 2) followed by original versions in the album sequence. See below for the excellent “Cold Blooded” video that premiered recently on Paste. As heard on WXPN, WCBE, WBJB and more. Tour dates below the jump also include shows with Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, GD tribute with members of Further, Benevento Russo, Ween, Bustle in your Hedgerow and Trixie Whitley and Shooter Jennings touring bands.
Legendary jazz trumpeter/composer Wynton Marsalis gets in touch with his spiritual side on new compilation of gospel-inspired works recorded 1988-2002. Includes one unreleased track with Marion Williams.
In Stores Oct 22 – Giveaways Available. Fifteen tracks include both vocal and instrumental recordings of original pieces and traditional gospel hyms, performed with big and small bands. Below the jump, fill out the giveaway request form and read more album details.
“Precious Lord Take My Hand” with Marion Williams. One previously unreleased track recorded in 1993 with 94-year-old Marion Williams, a year before she passed away. Cassandra Wilson and Shirley Caesar guest on other vocal cuts.
Gospel Tour with Jazz and Lincoln Center – Oct 2013. Release is timed for the “Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration Tour” starring Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Damien Sneed, and Chorale Le Chateau. Hits a mix of PAC and Church venues in 16 cities listed below. Please contact us for promotion and interview opportunities around these dates.