Internationally acclaimed singer Melody Gardot has released a brand new video clip about the inspiration behind her upcoming album, The Absence. The enchanting behind-the-scenes piece is narrated by Melody herself and features commentary from renowned guitarist Hector Pereira, whose Spanish guitars provide the backbone for the new record. The singer also shares how her travels in Lisbon and Brazil brought new life to her music: “I sat under a tree and I had this thought,” says Melody, “which is if you sit under a tree long enough, either somebody finds you or you find yourself. And I found myself.”Read More
Daily Archives May 16, 2012
WaterTower Music is getting ready to rock on May 15, when the highly anticipated ROCK OF AGES: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK becomes available for pre-order. And on iTunes, each soundtrack pre-order will come with an instant download of the song “Pour Some Sugar On Me,” as performed by Tom Cruise in the film. The track was mixed by Mike Shipley, who mixed the original version of the song.
Also on May 15 Vevo.com will debut the music video for “Anyway You Want It,” performed by Mary J. Blige, Constantine Maroulis and Julianne Hough; it features the movie cast and exclusive never-before-seen clips from the film.
The ROCK OF AGES: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK will be released in its entirety June 5, 2012 and features hits from iconic rockers Def Leppard, Foreigner, Journey, Poison ...Read More
Having already made a splash writing the hook on Sebastian Ingrosso and Alesso’s smash single “Calling (Lose My Mind)” featuring Ryan Tedder, singer and songwriter Matthew Koma will step out on his own with the Parachute EP, which will be released by Cherrytree/Darkchild/Interscope Records on May 29th. On May 22nd, Koma hits the road with LMFAO, Far East Movement, The Quest Crew, Sidney Samson, and Eva Simons for the first night of the “Sorry For Party Rocking Tour,” which crisscrosses North America through July 7th.
An inventive songwriter with a keen sense of melody, the New York-born and bred Koma wrote and produced/co-produced all of the four tracks on Parachute, working with collaborators Alex Da Kid (Nicki Minaj, Rihanna), The Runaways’ Sam Watters and Louis Biancaniello (K...Read More
- Singer-songwriter-guitarist Brandi Carlile will give her new single, “That Wasn’t Me,” its national television debut on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” on June 11. That same evening, American Express will present “The Drop: Brandi Carlile” at the GRAMMY Museum’s Clive Davis Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. After an interview, Carlile will take questions and perform a selection of songs from her new studio album, Bear Creek, set for June 5 release by Columbia Records. For details on the event, please go to www.grammymuseum.org.“That Wasn’t Me” – available now on the iTunes Store (http://www.smarturl.it/thatwasntme)
- Undefeated champions of British electronic music, Orbital, get back in the ring in 2012 with Wonky, their first new album in eight years...