She & Him's Columbia Records debut will be a cover album titled Classics.
She & Him recorded the album live, allowing a spontaneity that captured the spirit of the songs in their truest form. Ward exercised his acute ear for string arrangements, co-arranging a full 20-piece orchestra. The result unfurls as thirteen classic cuts as heartbreaking as they are uplifting.
Everyone's favorite EDM superhero Dillon Francis will release his debut full length, Money Sucks, Friends Rule, on October 28th via Columbia Records. You can stream a new track called "When We Were Young" in the replies.
01) All That (feat. Twista & The Rejectz)
02) Get Low (with DJ Snake)
03) When We Were Young (with Sultan + Ned Shepard feat. Chain Gang of 1974)
04) Set Me Free (with Martin Garrix)
05) Drunk All The Time (feat. Simon Lord)
06) Love in the Middle of a Firefight (feat. Brendon Urie)
07) Not Butter
08) I Can’t Take It
09) We Are Impossible (feat. The Presets)
10) We Make It Bounce (feat. Major Lazer & Stylo G)
11) What’s That Spell? (feat....
Columbia Records' A&R department is looking for an intern (in Beverly Hills) for the upcoming Spring semester. The internship will be focused on music research, and requires a working knowledge of the current music climate as well as online research skills. This will be a hands on internship working with and assisting the A&R staff. Interns must be able to work at least one, preferably two days a week from 10-6. This internship is not salaried and you must be able to receive credit. If interested, please email your resume here.
Larry Fitzmaurice of Pitchfork has written an eye opening cover story on Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit and the struggles he has faced through his life up until now. If you've got a spare 10 minutes, please check this out.
Bruce Springsteen's official lyric video for "We Take Care of Our Own" is in the replies, and you can read a detailed analysis of the track that I wrote here. Wrecking Ball is due out on March 6 via Columbia.
Edit: The opening track "We Take Care of Our Own" can be heard in the replies.
According to the British iTunes website, the name of Bruce Springsteen's new record is Wrecking Ball and its expected release in the UK is March 5. This would theoretically mean a March 6 release in the U.S. The album is slated for 13 songs, which includes two bonus tracks. Fans will recognize "Wrecking Ball" as the name of a song Springsteen wrote and dedicated to the closing of Giants Stadium in 2009; the tracklisting also includes "Land of Hope and Dreams," which is presumably the same song as the B-side from The Rising era, and one of the bonus tracks is "American Land," which Springsteen has played in...
The Avett Brothers have releasedthreenew song and video clips as a preview of their forthcoming album, I and Love and You. They also have another new track featured as NPR's song of the day. Look out for more preview clips to come (especially on a certain bleeding heart zine).
Columbia Records' west coast office is looking for interns for their A&R department. The internship will be focused on music research, and requires a working knowledge of the current music climate as well as online research skills. This will be a hands on internship working with and assisting the A&R staff, and promises to be a tremendous learning experience. The office is located in Santa Monica, CA and College credit is a requirement. Please send a cover letter and resume to Columbiawestcoast@gmail.com.
Luna Halo will be having an in-store performance at FYE (2400 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203) and starting their pub crawl at Dan McGuinness Pub tomorrow night. They will also be playing another free show at The Cannery Ballroom at 9PM (must email firstname.lastname@example.org to get in). More details can be found in the replies.
The Automatic Automatic have parted ways with bassist Alex Pennie. The group, who are currently supporting their latest release, Not Accepted Anywhere, which is available now courtesy of Columbia Records, have cited a change in interests as reason for the departure.
You can now pre-order Moses Mayfield's album, The Inside, by heading to the band's myspace. The first 250 orders will receive limited edition, signed copies. The album is scheduled for release on March 27th; the band will be touring in support of the disc with Pete Yorn throughout March and Blue October throughout April.