THE SILENT COMEDY RELEASE "ENEMIES MULTIPLY" + ALBUM ANNOUNCEMENT



 

THE SILENT COMEDY RELEASE THEIR “ENEMIES MULTIPLY” SINGLE

 + ANNOUNCE THE  ENEMIES MULTIPLY ALBUM OUT 10/19

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The Silent Comedy have released “Enemies Multiply” the title track from the forthcoming album due out 10/19 and available for pre-order HERE.

 The songs on the album are inspired by professional and personal struggles the band found themselves in several years ago. The turmoil had a profound influence on the recording process, resulting in a body of work that was the most difficult to date for the band to create. But, like most great works of art, something really beautiful emerged from that very dark place. Enemies Multiply is a collection of 11 songs  that the band is very proud of. The timing couldn’t be better, with our current cultural climate, to release this album in 2018. “This album is a collection of anthems for dark times,” says Joshua Zimmerman. “Given the state of society today, we feel this is a perfect time to release Enemies Multiply. The average person has become more engaged in issues of exploitation and injustice than we have seen in recent years, and these songs speak directly to the feelings of anger, defiance, and frustration that many of us are feeling."

The release of the album was delayed for a number of reasons, with the main reason being that reliving the pain and frustration put into the songs was like rubbing salt into their wounds, and the brothers (Joshua and Jeremiah Zimmerman) chose, for a time, to focus their creative energies elsewhere. But then the 2016 election happened.  Joshua was living in New York City and was feeling bewildered and frustrated at the country’s new reality. He realized that the feeling of this moment is what they wrote the record for.  A certain pall of outrage and desperation had settled over the country and in Joshua’s estimation, the album now had greater cultural resonance. 

The title track and current single, “Enemies Multiply,” is an examination of destructive personality types and how they affect the world around us. It embraces the view that mere participation in our society leaves an individual open to a certain amount of exploitation and betrayal. With lyrics like, “Won’t allow my heart to break for every beautiful mistake,” it also stands as a defiant anthem in the face of a bleak reality.  

Joshua and Jeremiah Zimmerman formed the Silent Comedy in their adopted hometown of San Diego. The brothers spent their childhood traveling around the world with their missionary parents. The family returned to the U.S. and meandered a bit on the road before settling in San Diego, where they moved into a house with nothing in it but an upright piano. It was then - around junior high - that the brothers started collaborating on songwriting as a form of catharsis. It is their travels that have colored their worldview, which when compared to some of their peers, is decidedly darker. Seeing the immense amount of suffering around the world really shaped how they look at life, and Enemies Multiply is a distillation of this somber perspective.

 

This will be the band’s third full length record and the follow up to their last full length, Common Faults, which has gone through three rounds of CD re-pressings due to demand, and has garnered tens of millions of streams and downloads.Their music has also been paired with gritty American tales such as  Hatfields & McCoys, starring Kevin Costner,  the History Channel’s original series The Men Who Built America, Showtime’s Shameless, and the theme song for the first season of the Amazon show Goliath. The success of the album led to tours of North America, Europe, and the UK, and supporting slots with artists such as The Heavy, ZZ Ward, Ryan Bingham, and Dave Matthews Band to name a few. 

 

 

The band has two release shows planned for Enemies Multiply. The first in Los Angeles at the Hi Hat on 10/18 and the second in San Diego at the Casbah on 10/19, which is already sold out.

 

ALBUM RELEASE SHOWS

10/18 The Hi Hat Los Angeles, CA INFO/TICKETS

10/19 The Casbah San Diego, CA INFO - SOLD OUT

  

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JACK MOSBACHER RELEASES "VALERIES"

JACK MOSBACHER RELEASES “VALERIE”

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San Francisco soul man Jack Mosbacher has released a brand new cover of “Valerie” originally performed and recorded by English band The Zutons. “Valerie” has also been covered by so many of Mosbacher’s favorite artists including Bruno Mars, Panic! At the Disco and most famously, the late Amy Winehouse who recorded a swinging soul version of the song for Mark Ronson’s 2007 record Version. His take on the single is fresh and upbeat but still captures the velvety, soulful essence of the original. He said of the song, “It’s my favorite to sing and perform, and I’m so proud of our Motown-style recording produced by the incomparable Michael Eisenstein.”

Having previously worked with Eisenstein on his magnificent David Ruffin tribute EP WhyNot (after Ruffin’s hometown of Whynot, Mississippi), “Valerie” seemed like the perfect song to record next.

WhyNot which was released earlier this year, was a way for Mosbacher to pay tribute to one of his biggest heroes growing up. He first began an ongoing love affair with music by listening to the music of The Temptations. Ruffin was forced to abandon a solo record following struggles with addiction and a tussle with Motown Records but thirty years later, an independent label acquired the album and quietly released it. Mosbacher jumped at the chance to honor his late idol’s forgotten work, and in collaboration with Eisenstein and an eclectic array of musicians, he covered four of Ruffin’s previously unreleased songs in a classic Motown session style: all of the instruments in one room, making music until they got it right. Watch an incredible live performance of one of the songs on the EP, “Your Heartaches I Can Surely Heal” HERE.

“He teamed up with Michael Eisenstein (Letters to Cleo, The Posies, Beck etc.) and a team of incredible musicians to breathe new life into these songs. The finished product is incredible.” –All Access Music (on WhyNot)

Exuding confidence, modern charisma and soulful warmth on “Valerie,” he considers it his love letter to the late Amy Winehouse whose beautiful light went out far too soon. Mosbacher’s voice revives the best of the past with timeless warmth, contemporary sensibility and authentic joy.

As with all his original music and tributes, Mosbacher’s respect for the incredible artists that came before him shines through in every note. Passionate, genuine and full of admiration, he is ecstatic to release his rendition of this wildly popular track.

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LETTERS TO CLEO ANNOUNCE FALL TOUR + THEIR ANNUAL BOSTON HOMECOMING SHOWS

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Boston’s Alt. Rock pioneers Letters to Cleo will be headed back out on the road this fall for a short run of intimate shows on the east coast including their annual pair of homecoming shows at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston.

“The idea to make this a yearly event came right after we played the Boston shows supporting the Back to Nebraska EP in 2016,”  says Michael Eisenstein. “We were right on stage at The Paradise when our manager said ‘same weekend next year?’  We want to play more shows but having half the band in Boston and half in LA, and managing our professional lives outside the band makes it super hard. But now we know a year out, we’re playing Boston (and maybe a few other cities) the weekend before Thanksgiving. It’s great for our fans too. People travel in from other cities, other countries even. We’re really thrilled to be announcing the third annual LTC Homecoming Weekend.” The band will be doing two nights at the Paradise with both single and two day tickets available.

“There aren’t many things we love more than playing Cleo songs in front of a Boston audience,” says Kay Hanley. “So when the conversation came up about doing another homecoming weekend at the Paradise this year, it was pretty much the quickest, most unanimous group text in band history.” 

American HiFi will be supporting Letters to Cleo on all four dates. Stacy Jones who will be doing double duty fronting American HiFi and playing drums with Letters to Cleo said “I am excited to be playing with both bands. There is a real family element here. We have all known each other for over 20 years. Being back in Boston, where Letters to Cleo started and being with friends and family is really special. It’s a great start to the Holidays.”  American HiFi is currently in the studio and plan on releasing an EP of covers this fall.  

Letters to Cleo formed in 1990 in Boston, lead by guitarist Greg Mckenna and singer Kay Hanley. The band came onto the National spotlight with the release of their first hit single "Here & Now,” released by Giant Records (a subsidiary of Warner Brothers Records). The song reached No. 10 on the Billboard Modern Rock Singles chart. The band’s music could be heard on many of the top TV shows and films throughout the 1990’s, including the cult classic 10 Things I Hate About You, where the band contributed 4 songs to the soundtrack and were feature in the film.  The band played their last show in 2000 and each of the members went on to have successful careers working in different areas of music from production, writing, performance, musical directing etc.

The original members reunited in the fall of 2016 for the release of the Back to Nebraska EP, their first new music from Letters to Cleo in seventeen years.  

ABC News said “These five songs deliver exactly the kind of infectious power-pop that made them famous” and the Boston Globe said “It’s full of sweetly sour confections that recall the Alternative Nation era, like “Can’t Say,” which undercuts its sunshine-bright chorus with a growling bridge, and the brooding title track, which showcases lead singer Kay Hanley’s pensive side.” 

Last fall the band released their first three albums Aurora Gory Alice, Wholesale Meats and Fish and Go! on vinyl for the first time ever, through a limited edition pressing. Copies of these three albums along with the vinyl version of Back to Nebraska are available on LettersToCleo.net 

 

TOUR DATES 

November 13  New York, NY  Bowery Ballroom (ON SALE 8/17 HERE

November 14 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts (ON SALE 8/17 HERE

November 16 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club (ON SALE 8/17 HERE

November 17 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club (ON SALE 8/17 HERE  

+ TWO DAY TICKETS HERE)

 

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THE MOWGLI’S ANNOUNCE THEIR NEW EP 'I WAS STARTING TO WONDER' + FALL TOUR DATES

THE MOWGLI’S ANNOUNCE THEIR NEW EP "I WAS STARTING TO WONDER'  

+ FALL TOUR DATES

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The Mowgli’s will be releasing a four song EP  I Was Starting to Wonder on August 17th.  The EP includes two previously released singles “Real Good Life” and “Kansas City” and two new tracks “I Feel Good About This” and “Best of Us.” Both of the new songs offer a glimpse into the band’s life: On the road where missing family and friends is balanced by the excitement of new experiences; and reflection on their personal lives as they’ve grown up in the group together. “Kansas City”, which is currently The Mowgli’s 3rd highest streaming song reflects on more intimate themes of dealing with personal struggles. Ultimately though, the EP is a celebration of life in all its forms and contrasts. 

“From political unjust and ‘fake news’ to climate change and tragic natural disasters, it's difficult to see the good things sometimes. But if anyone can do it, it's The Mowgli's.” - Pop Crush

The band took this celebration on the road with the Real Good Life tour earlier this year, a run that saw them go back into more intimate venues to re-establish that close connection with fans. Starting the tour with the release of the “Real Good Life” single, they wrapped up in Kansas City, releasing the song “Kansas City” the evening before. These club dates were followed by a trip to Honduras and Guantanamo Bay for back-to-back July 4th shows entertaining the Armed Forces, an experience that was profoundly memorable for the whole band. 

The band also wrote and performed the title track to Disney TV’s new animated series “Big City Greens”. Directors The Houghton Brothers sought the band out specifically to capture the raucous excitement embodied by main character Cricket Green.  

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Formed in 2010 by the coalescing of a Venice music collective, The Mowgli’s began as a 10+ member group playing house parties and warehouse gatherings. The release of their first major-label LP Waiting For The Dawn in 2013 saw immediate success with the hit single “San Francisco." The record - which focused on the joy of bringing people together - immediately connected in a cynical world. The band quickly found themselves playing to sold out crowds in clubs around the U.S. and inundated by requests for press, sponsorships and partnerships.  Appearances at Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Firefly, Osheaga, Bottlerock and many other festivals followed as did performances on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan and a stint as the SXSW House band for Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens Live (Bravo).  

To support the EP the band will heading out on the road in November playing shows on the West Coast.

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MIRANDA GLORY RELEASES NEW SINGLE “HYPOCHONDRIAC”

MIRANDA GLORY RELEASES NEW SINGLE “HYPOCHONDRIAC”

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Los Angeles-based artist Miranda Glory is excited to announce the release of her new single “Hypochondriac” out today. The initial inspiration for this track stemmed from hours of endlessly surfing WebMD. She started to see some interesting parallels between the fear of diseases and the anxieties we experience in relationships. During a late night songwriting session with a few close friends, she wrote the lyrics to visually convey these feelings, and laid them over a catchy melody syncopated with beats.

"Wherever she goes, Miranda Glory makes an impression. Her innate talent and music school pedigree have made her a rising star to watch in the singer/songwriter community." –Inspirer Magazine

This hypnotic new track follows Glory’s previous collaboration “Stain” with Colin Chase and Gill Chang that came out on KnightVision Records earlier this year. Before that, she also collaborated with established European Artist & DJ Tujamo on the single “Body Language” (feat. Miranda Glory & Haris) and with R3HAB & Noah Neiman for the single “We Do (feat. Miranda Glory)” which debuted on 25 of Spotify’s New Music Fridays worldwide in April and has since garnered over 6.8 million plays.

2017 was just as much of a whirlwind for Glory as her career skyrocketed with two debut singles “Blue Eyes (feat. Matty Owens)” and “Take” on iconic New York City-based label Tommy Boy Entertainment. This was also when she signed a worldwide deal with Selected/Sony Music Germany and Ultra Music U.S. for her single “Instant Gratification,” all while co-writing and being featured on RYNX’s single “Want You” that has gained over 9 million plays on Spotify, and has been shared and reposted racking up over 100 million impressions on YouTube & other platforms, alongside the official video.

"...the writing is some of the best you have heard in months; maybe even years." –Indie Shuffle

Growing up, Glory first fell in love with music by doing musical theater and listening to everything from John Mayer and Coldplay to Michael Jackson and Nirvana. This is where her eclectic pop sound truly began to develop. She started writing her own songs and learned to play guitar, piano and drums. It catapulted her into an ongoing love affair with music, later attending the prestigious Berklee College of Music where she earned her degree. After graduating, she was discovered and selected to the exclusive Neverland Songwriting Retreat in Costa Rica, which put her on the map as a songwriter. After that, she went bicoastal, ferrying back and forth from New York and Los Angeles, writing with established songwriters and producers, including Autumn Rowe (Fifth Harmony, Cher Lloyd), Sheppard Solomon (Enrique Iglesias, Britney Spears), Zac Poor (Tori Kelly, MNEK), David Brook (Eminem, Charlie Puth), The Fliptones (Jason  Derulo, Flo Rida) and more.

Working with such established producers and songwriters helped her to hone her craft and draw inspiration from all different areas of her life. “Hypochondriac” is the perfect example of how Glory can take a spark of an idea and turn it into cleverly crafted lyrics and an infectious, captivating beat.

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THE DAVENPORTS RELEASE DON'T BE MAD AT ME ALBUM TODAY

THE DAVENPORTS RELEASE DON’T BE MAD AT ME

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Filled with smooth, slightly punky angst and raw yet beautifully affective arrangements, it's a must-hear collection for any fan of the style. – Pop Matters

New York indie pop band The Davenports are excited to announce the release of their new album Don’t Be Mad At Me out everywhere today.

The Davenports is the longtime project of songwriter and musician Scott Klass. Although Klass is at the helm of the writing and creative process behind The Davenports, he has always looked at the project as a collective. The collective is made up a rotating group of stellar artists creating music with regular appearances by Claudia Chopek (Father John Misty, Springsteen, Moby), Garo Yellin (The Band’s Visit, The Ordinaires, Pere Ubu), Danny Weinkauf, Dan Miller (They Might Be Giants), Erik Philbrook, Rob Draghi and Cheri Leone to name a few. Best known for “Five Steps,” the theme song to A&E’s Emmy-nominated Intervention, Klass has also built a reputation for what Pop Matters calls “gentle compositions and earnest songwriting [that] evoke the inviting, bittersweet charm of artists like Weezer, Andrew McMahon, Ben Folds, Danielson, Loud Family, and Half-Handed Cloud.”

This record is all about moment-in-time stories that drive through the rocky terrain of human nature. Twists and turns of phrase and melody connect a soundtrack that’s equal parts expansive rock and close melancholy. The first single on the album, “Where Shall We Hang Elena,” was inspired by a photograph of Klass’s mother who passed away when he was young and the sadness that often comes with the desire to honor the memory of a lost loved one but also wanting to forget the pain that comes with it. The album’s title track “Don’t Be Mad at Me” is another story very close to Klass about his father who had to take the car keys away from his mentally ill aunt, even though it was her prized possession.

“Don’t Be Mad At Me” examines this complicated relationship from both sides, and once again, Klass captures it with the same cleverness and intellect he’s come to be known for.” –Magnet Magazine

Don’t Be Mad At Me also marks a series of firsts for Klass. Shirley Simms of The Magnetic Fields handles lead vocals on “Miranda in Her Room,” the first Davenport's song to ever feature a lead vocalist other than Klass. The track ”I Don’t Know What to Do”--marks Klass’s entry into the world of co-writing as he worked on the song with Swedish pop musician David Myhr (The Merrymakers) last year. “Miranda in Her Room,” and “I Don’t Know What to Do” were also collaborations, and in this case long distance international collaborations.

In addition to the Davenports, Klass is a member of Look Park, the new project from Fountains of Wayne frontman Chris Collingwood which also includes Philip Price of Winterpills. Last year, the trio played Japan’s Fuji Rock festival, opened for Squeeze on their west coast tour, and last spring, Klass and Collingwood supported rock legend Dave Davies of the Kinks.

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DR. JOEL PIERSON SUCCESSFULLY FUNDS 'YOU SUCK AT PIANO 2: YOU STILL SUCK'

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Dr. Joel Pierson has successfully funded You Suck at Piano 2: You Still Suck via KickstarterThe follow up to the wildly popular You Suck at Piano, it reached its initial goal of $15,000 within 48 hours. With now double that amount, the project will launch later this summer. 

You Suck at Piano takes a brutally honest but fun approach to improving your piano skills. Complete with 50 arrangements of famous piano pieces, comic strips about the composers and cocktail recipes, fans can expect more of the same from the second installment. 

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DAN SADIN RELEASES SELF-TITLED DEBUT EP

DAN SADIN RELEASES SELF-TITLED DEBUT EP

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“The Dan Sadin EP trembles and aches, like aftershocks of an altogether damaging, merciless earthquake."B-Sides & Badlands

Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Dan Sadin is excited to announce the release of his debut solo self-titled EP. Best known for being the guitarist in electropop band FRENSHIP, his debut solo EP is raw, honest and filled with tender, heart-swelling lyrics.

In addition to working with FRENSHIP regularly, he has co-written and played on tracks with artists including Sabrina Claudio, Jessie Ware, Frenship, MØ and more. As a guitarist, producer and songwriter, Sadin felt it was important to explore his vulnerability and dug deep into his rock roots for this project, having grown up listening to artists like Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac and Bruce Springsteen. His songs are an honest exploration of where the music we currently listen to comes from and an original take on where it can go. In fact, Sadin does what  very few artists are willing to do: disregard current music trends in an effort to stay true to his roots and openly connect with his most important musical inspirations.

“It’s almost instinctual – that feeling of dread when we know the relationship is over and how it’s only a matter of time before the glass shatters. LA artist Dan Sadin is channeling that darkness into something a little sweeter today with ‘Here Comes The Heartbreak’...With this in mind, Sadin plucks soft strings with bitter intent, bearing the heavy weight of a heart breaking in real time.

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The material for this self-explorative EP was taken from a critical time in Sadin’s life. Fresh from a romantic and band break up, he went on to travel the world with Frenship, not leaving him a ton of time to process the loss. “The Way That It Hurts” is a cathartic outpouring in the form of big guitars and a sweeping chorus. Girl Underground Music said of the track, “The repetitive and progressive strumming hails from the end of the glam era of rock, as Sadin’s musical breaks revives the modern approach of the track.” The second single, “Here Comes The Heartbreak” is a deeply personal track about expressing gratitude for someone who’d changed his life, even if their relationship didn’t work. In “Lost on Nothing,” written alongside his close friend and collaborator, Colyer, he reflects on the struggle of seeing his country divided and tearing itself apart while feeling powerless in coming up with a sustainable solution.

The material emmenates sincerity and results in a unique musical style seamlessly intertwined  in vulnerability. Of the EP Sadin says, “I needed to create the music I’ve been looking for. I had to capture the voice I needed to hear. This EP is me: my experiences, my relationships and my feelings. There’s nothing to hide behind. The fear of being this open and exposed has held me back from doing this for a long time. But if I truly want something, I have to be willing to try and create it for myself and this EP is the start of that journey.”

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BOO RAY ANNOUNCES A NEW 7-INCH WITH CHEF SEAN BROCK

BOO RAY ANNOUNCES A NEW 7-INCH WITH CHEF SEAN BROCK

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Nashville artist Boo Ray will be releasing the third installment in his ‘BooCoo Amigos’ 7inch duet series, with celebrity chef Sean Brock via Soundly Music. The digital release will be arriving July 27th followed by the physical vinyl release on August 24th. The 7inch features featuring two original songs “Saint Misbehavin’” and “Soul Food Cookin,” The vinyl is currently available for pre-order HERE.

Prior releases in the ‘BooCoo Amigos’ series include duets with Lilly Winwood (Americana singer and daughter of Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Steve Winwood) and Elizabeth Cook. Cowboys & Indians called the Lilly Winwood duet “Hard to Tell,” “a fun, whimsical track that utilizes its steel guitar, organ, and bluesy guitar licks to emphasize Winwood’s unique voice and Ray’s signature eccentric style.” The Holiday duet with Elizabeth Cook “All Strung Out With Christmas Lights” was praised by Rolling Stone County, who called “a boozy bedrock of electric guitar, pedal steel and barroom piano.”  The Country Note called the song “fun” and “flirty,” and  No Depression recommended for readers to “Spin this tune while you’re stringing the lights on the tree with someone you want to be with and see what happens.” Additional praise for the series has come from  Wide Open Country, Battered and Brewed, Glide Magazine, Nashville Music Guide, The Alternate Root and more.

Ray and Brock struck up a fast friendship over their mutual love of food and tattoo’s, both of which served as inspiration for the 7inch. The relationship started as most modern friendships do, on the internet. Brock had spotted a photo Ray posted to instagram of a tattoo from Athens, GA artist Mitchell Atkinson (Twins of Pain), via the hashtag #MitchellAtkins. Brock was so impressed to find a like-minded admirer of Atkins’ work the photo left a lasting impression him, and he started to follow Ray on social media. As luck would have it Brock spotted Boo, recognizing him from Instagram, at the East Nashville coffee shop Barista Parlor.  The two struck up a conversation and became fast friends.

When they started to write and make music together, they back to the source of how the first met for “Saint Misbehavin.’“ “Sean and I discovered that we had an Athens Georgia tattooist in common, “ Says Ray, “a wild rebel soul named Mitchell Atkinson that was one half of Twins of Pain Tattooing. After talking guitars, Jerry Reed, Billy Gibbons and Southern Culture On The Skids we figured we ought to write a number about Mitch, bemoaning ‘the foolish ways that take our friend before they’re old,’  and since it’s Chef Sean Brock I’m working with here, the obligatory ‘Soul Food Cookin’ song was natural as a hiccup.”

The first verse of “Saint MisBehavin’” references Atkins’ violent and fiery death in a hot rod accident  with the verse “curse the foolish ways that take my friends before they're old.”  The  second verse the lyric “friends taken away by the foolish ways” eludes the coal mining industry in  the Appalachian Mountains  where both Brock and Ray grew up. “Watching Boo Ray magically turn our ideas into something you can play on a turntable was the songwriting equivalent of ‘farm to table’ cooking,” say Brock. “These songs were made to crank up with the windows down and the throttle wide open.“

The titled “Saint Misbehavin” is cleverly named after the Patron Saint of Body Art, “Saint Theresa the Tatted,” a mystical character who lived in war torn state of Kosovo in the early 90s. Legend has it that she kept an entire convent on nuns alive during the war by smuggling them food under her clothes, hanging the items on her body piercings.

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ZAYDE WØLF RELEASES NEW ALBUM MODERN ALCHEMY

ZAYDE WØLF RELEASES NEW ALBUM MODERN ALCHEMY

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Nashville’s ZAYDE WØLF has released his brand new album Modern Alchemy, out everywhere today. ZAYDE WØLF is a relatively new project for producer, songwriter and entrepreneur Dustin Burnett. His creative empire began with one song by accident and has since skyrocketed to include over 489,000 Spotify monthly listeners with 29 million streams, 9 million YouTube views, 88,000 YouTube subscribers and his music has been heard in hundreds of  TV shows, films, trailers, commercials, video games and more.

The album title Modern Alchemy is derived from the medieval chemistry of converting poor metals into gold. This ties into the albums theme of self-betterment and pushing yourself into something greater than where you came from or how people may have defined you. It is powered by the previously released singles "Gladiator" and "Rule the World" which collectively have earned over 1.8 million streams.  This is a topic of self-betterment is very close to home from Burnett, who grew up in Metropolis, IL a small town in Illinois best known for its fictional son, Clark Kent aka Superman. The riverfront factory town is a shell of what it used to be, and the level of success Burnett has achieved, both personally and professionally, is beyond anything he ever imagined.

The songs on this record are packed with uplifting and motivational lyrics mixed with the epic sonic production ZAYDE WØLF has become known for. “Next Level” encompasses the mentality of what this record is all about. It’s about reaching for new heights and always striving to become the best possible version of yourself you can possibly be. “The Crown” was inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. “Higher Than High” is one of the most personal tracks. “When I was young, we didn't have much,” says Burnett, “but I always had a head full of dreams of what I wanted to do with my life and celebrating others. I wanted this song to make everyone feel like they were standing on a mountain with the sun shining bright in their life.” The motivational nature of of these songs has led ZAYDE WØLF to accrue a dedicated fan base around the world. Modern Alchemy has already charted in over 25 countries on the iTunes overall charts and in the U.S. debuted in the top ten Alternative charts.

In addition to being the creative mastermind behind ZAYDE WØLF, Burnett is also the co-owner of a drum sample and loops company called That Sound that has become a staple for top level artists and producers. The business has more than doubled in the past year, due to the quality of their work, making their live drum samples more in demand than ever before.

With Modern Alchemy, Burnett knows that real achievement is in the journey and the struggle. With this record, he is excited to share his incredible experiences with fans so that they too might be inspired by his journey through the music, to reach for new heights.

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DAN SADIN RELEASES “HERE COMES THE HEARTBREAK”

DAN SADIN RELEASES “HERE COMES THE HEARTBREAK”

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“It’s almost instinctual – that feeling of dread when we know the relationship is over and how it’s only a matter of time before the glass shatters. LA artist Dan Sadin is channeling that darkness into something a little sweeter today with ‘Here Comes The Heartbreak’...With this in mind, Sadin plucks soft strings with bitter intent, bearing the heavy weight of a heart breaking in real time.” –All Things Go

Los Angeles guitarist, producer and songwriter Dan Sadin has released “Here Comes The Heartbreak,” the latest single from his upcoming debut EP out June 22nd. Dan is best known for his work with electropop duo FRENSHIP with whom he records and tours with as their guitarist. This EP will see Dan stepping out into the spotlight as a solo artist for the first time with raw, honest songwriting paired with tender vocals and organic guitar sounds. As a seasoned musician, he has co-written and played on RIAA Platinum certified tracks and albums for artists such as Sabrina Claudio, Jessie Ware, MØ and more in the past.

“Here Comes The Heartbreak” is a deeply personal track for Sadin. After going through a heart wrenching breakup, the song was his way of expressing the gratitude and respect he had for someone who’d essentially changed his life. “Working on this song made me realize I don’t give enough value to my feelings,” says Sadin. I brush them off and make excuses. One of the reasons this relationship fell apart was my inability to get in touch with and communicate what I was feeling. I didn’t know how to let my guard down. I couldn’t be vulnerable, at least not until after the fact. It’s tough to do in a world where masculinity is valued by stoic machismo instead of emotional awareness and vulnerability. But this song has a tenderness that reminds me it’s ok to feel; to not keep it in, to embrace it, and let it out.”

The majority of the material on the EP is written from life experiences, born from short breaks between long tours, and Sadin found himself returning to the music of artists he grew up listening to like Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac and Bruce Springsteen. If there’s one word to describe Dan, it’s honest, and this sincerity emanates from his artistry, having found the perfect equilibrium of being a songwriter, singer and guitarist. The amalgamation of all three results in a unique musical style seamlessly intertwined in vulnerability. The songs that make up this  forthcoming EP are no exception. Heavily comprised of first takes and minimal productions, the album explores what it’s like to be young and figuring things out, and delves into the highs and lows of being in a relationship; but to him, “it’s just life.”

Dan is fresh off a tour run with FRENSHIP where he did double duty as their opening act, and handling guitar duties in their headlining show.
 

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WILL DAILEY RELEASES GOLDEN WALKER ALBUM TODAY

WILL DAILEY RELEASES GOLDEN WALKER ALBUM TODAY

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Boston artist  Will Dailey has released Golden Walker, an 11 song meditation on life and how to navigate it within our current cultural climate. Golden Walker is Dailey’s second album released outside of the major label system. The album is a follow up to National Throat, his indie debut, that went on to receive numerous awards including Album and Artist of the Year at the Boston Music Awards, Song of the Year and Producer of the Year at the New England Music Awards, Best of the Year by Improper Bostonian Magazine, debuted in the top 20 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, and garnered over 9 Million streams on Spotify.

In a world of instant gratification Dailey is challenging listeners to sit and savor the songs on this album. Twangville said that Golden Walker “is generally pensive and restrained, challenging the listener to dig into the songs. Those who do will be amply rewarded.” 

According to the Boston Globe, “ the closer one listens, the more ‘Golden Walker’ reveals itself a hard-won product of that interim. Partly, it’s about current events. It’s not essential to know that the Women’s March of 2017 inspired ‘Bad Behavior’ — it could be a general celebration of rule-breaking — but that knowledge draws the lyrical threads tight. ‘He Better Be Alive,’ meanwhile, is inescapably about the horror of ‘Baltimore, Carolina, Staten Island,’ even without recognizing the title refrain as the words of Keith Scott’s wife as a North Carolina police officer fatally shot him in 2016.”

Dailey started the album as a handbook on accountability, but  as the writing progressed it  morphed into so much more.  Not only do the songs on Golden Walker, serve as social commentary, but they are meditations on life and the struggles, both internal and external, that come with aging and just plainly existing on the planet.  “ It’s an album, Daily says “about being an adult and feeling like a lost child.”

The idea for this album was sparked  by a once in a lifetime interaction Dailey had a with a sculptor in France who heard his set in the tiny village Dailey was playing one night several years ago. The sculptor told Dailey “All the gold is being take from our world. They take it all to use in technological devices that are supposed to help us communicate. The gold is disappearing, hidden in phones and computers that only leave us feeling more alone, separated and disconnected. When I heard you tonight through the walls of my workshop, I heard real communication. I heard you. You are a communicator.” He then sculpted and gifted Will a sculpture of a man with a gold nugget on  his foot called “The Golden Walker,” and told Dailey that he had to be a keeper and protector of the gold and to keep communicating through music; he had to become a “Golden Walker.”

“He evokes a Paul Simon intricacy at times, a Jeff Buckley fragility at others, topping it with challenging folk-pop and a breezy, almost Motown soul flair in the first single, 'Bad Behavior.' The clincher for me is 'He Better Be Alive,' a driving, percussive track inspired by the nightly news. Dailey has a wonderfully elastic voice, a natural sense of poetry, and a restless mind that looks for answers and often takes us to them.”   Steve Morse (longtime Boston Globe staff pop critic, current Rock History at Berklee College of Music)

“Loneliness is an epidemic,” says Dailey. “Content is tyrannical. Being together has atrophied, as evident in our leadership crisis and cultural absurdity. Being present with each other should really be in abundance. The aspect of being human should come first. Yet our limitless interconnectivity limits our connection.” Golden Walker is Dailey’s way of adding compost to the soil for the coming spring and a world that thrives on genuine connection and where truth and accountability not only prosper, but are celebrated.
 

TOUR DATES
6/8 Hot Stove Cool Music Chicago, IL
6/9 GMan Tavern  Chicago, IL
6/14 Bourbon & Branch Philadelphia, PA
6/15 Fete Lounge Providence, RI
6/16 ONCE Somerville, MA
6/30 Bath Heritage Festival Bath, ME
7/14 Nextival Crownsville, MD
8/2 Miles of Music Appleton, WI


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LIZ VICE RELEASES NEW ALBUM SAVE ME

LIZ VICE RELEASES NEW ALBUM SAVE ME

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The mindfulness she brings to the stories she tells on ‘Save Me proves essential, and powerful.”  - NPR Music

“Liz Vice walks the stony road to redemption, delivering tunes that celebrate the victory over the illusions that hold us down while acknowledging the heavy weight of self-doubt and missed opportunities for loving others that we bear. “  - No Depression

Soulful songstress Liz Vice is excited to announce the release of her sophomore album Save Me out everywhere today. 

The material for this dynamic record, that was featured as part of NPR’s First Listen program, was taken from different periods of Vice’s life and her struggle to continuously answer her call to music. The opening track “Drift Away” was described by NPR as having “a bit of the prophetic exhortation of a Civil Rights-era spiritual. The way she elevates an internal struggle to life-or-death heights in the title track straddles contemporary worship and modern rock language.” “Brick By Brick,” a powerful track featuring the chanting of travel ban protesters at the Portland airport, proves a forceful reminder that no one is alone in this world.  "Fancy Feet" which has a  jazzy Norah Jones feel to it,  examines Liz's struggle with the idea of femininity. Through the song she comes to the conclusion that being a woman is not about what she wears but is about who she is, and who she is is someone who gets to bring love, hope, light  and a bit of an escape from the world to people of all shapes and sizes. The beautiful title track  “Save Me,” that features Vice’s voice on top of sparse piano compositions is the first song she ever wrote. The song sees Vice  questioning why she was called into an artistic life, which is far from easy. Throughout the song she comes to terms with the fact that she may never know the answers to most of the questions she has about being alive, but having received the gift of song, she gets to see people who would never meet,  gather in one space with their arms around each other singing her songs; our songs. 

“It's no wonder that the warm, woolen, throwback soul textures of Liz Vice's debut, ‘There's A Light,’ was quickly embraced a few years back. But until she made her entrancing follow-up Save Me (out June 1 on Vice's own label), it was easy to overlook all the ways that she breaks the mold.”  - NPR

Vice has been playing these songs live on tour supporting Rodriguez and Lake Street Dive. She will be on tour throughout the summer, including at album release show on June 14th at SOB’s in New York City.   

TOUR DATES
6/14 SOB’s New York, NY *Record Release Show*
6/16 Mountain Jam Hunter, NY
6/23 Levitt Shell Orion Concert Series Memphis, TN
6/27 Rochester Jazz Festival Rochester, NY
7/5 City Center White Plains, NY
9/8  Moon River Music Festival Chattanooga, TN
 

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THE DAVENPORTS RELEASE "WHERE SHALL WE HANG ELENA?" + ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM

THE DAVENPORTS RELEASE “WHERE SHALL WE HANG ELENA?” + ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM DON’T BE MAD AT ME COMING JULY 13TH

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New York indie pop group The Davenports have released the single “Where Shall We Hang Elena?” from the forthcoming album Don’t Be Mad at Me due out July 13th.

The Davenports is the long time project of songwriter and musician Scott Klass, who according to the Deli Magazine are “steeped in pop/rock—Ben Folds meets Weezer …leading you to sing along to songs you’re hearing for the first time while stories unfold of relationships gone awry….”  

“Where Shall We Hang Elena? ” was inspired by an incredible 60’s/70’s era photo Klass had of his mother, who died when he was only twelve. He wanted to hang the image, but wasn’t sure he wanted the constant reminder of the painful memory. Klass found this dilemma of wanting to honor the life of a loved one, but also being fearful of the pain the constant reminder of their absence would bring to be a relatively universal feeling. Everyone has experienced this mixture of loss, fear and love and it was this idea that sparked  the writing of “ Where Shall We Hang Elena?”  The song is not about his mother, but a fictional girl, who both mesmerized the family and caused them heartache.

Prior Davenports albums have been released to critical acclaim, the songs of which can be heard in a number of films and TV shows, including the song “Five Steps,” which is the theme song to A&E’s Emmy-nominated show Intervention. Although, Klass is at the helm of the writing and creative process behind the Davenports, he has always looked at the project as a collective. The collective is made up a rotating group of stellar artists creating music with regular appearances by Claudia Chopek (Father John Misty, Springsteen, Moby), Garo Yellin (The Band’s Visit, The Ordinaires, Pere Ubu), Danny Weinkauf, Dan Miller (They Might Be Giants), Erik Philbrook, Rob Draghi and Cheri Leone to name a few.   “

“Klass writes melodic confections that seep into your psyche and stay…and does so with wit and intelligence.” – Pop Matters

Don’t Be Mad at Me, marks a series of firsts for Klass. Shirley Simms of The Magnetic Fields handles lead vocals on “Miranda in Her Room”--the first Davenport's song to ever feature a lead vocalist other than Klass. The track ”I Don’t Know What to Do”--marks Klass’s entry into the world of co-writing.  Klass wrote the song with Swedish pop musician David Myhr (The Merrymakers) while on a “co-writing tour” of the U.S. The tracks “Miranda in Her Room,” and  “I Don’t Know What to Do” were also collaborations, and in this case long distance international collaborations.

In addition to the Davenports, Klass is member of Look Park, the new project from Fountains of Wayne front man Chris Collingwood which also includes Philip Price of Winterpills. Last year, the trio played Japan’s Fuji Rock festival, opened for Squeeze on their west coast tour, and last Spring Klass and Collingwood supported rock legend Dave Davies of the Kinks.

 

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1. Where Shall We Hang Elena
2. I Don’t Know What to Do
3. Don’t Be Mad at Me
4. You Kind of Kept the Deal
5. Miranda in Her Room
6. Leanne
7. With me Or Against Me
8. Freedom
9. Away From Me
10. To the End

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JACK MOSBACHER RELEASES “YOUR HEARTACHES I CAN SURELY HEAL” SECOND SINGLE FROM DAVID RUFFIN TRIBUTE

JACK MOSBACHER RELEASES “YOUR HEARTACHES I CAN SURELY HEAL” SINGLE

Part of the WhyNot EP (A Tribute to David Ruffin)

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San Francisco troubadour Jack Mosbacher is excited to announce the release of “Your Heartaches I Can Surely Heal,” a song originally recorded by soul icon David Ruffin. The single is part of a very special tribute EP to Ruffin called Whynot (after Ruffin’s hometown of Whynot, Mississippi) that features four of his relatively unknown solo recordings.

It has always been a dream of Mosbacher’s to honor Ruffin’s forgotten work, so he teamed up with Michael Eisenstein (Letters to Cleo, Tracy Bonham, The Posies etc.) and an eclectic array of musicians to record four of Ruffin’s songs in a classic Motown session style: all of the instruments in one room, making music until they got it right. The full EP will be released June 22nd.

Mosbacher’s unique retro pop sound stems from the music of his childhood. Groups like The Temptations influenced him deeply and to this day, he taps into the spirit of this music to create something new and unique but equally soulful and radiant. His songwriting has become known for its spirited style of retro soul. His carefully crafted hooks and modern charisma have drawn comparisons to masters of a bygone era: Hall and Oates, Otis Redding and Smokey Robinson. Mosbacher’s voice revives the best of the past with timeless warmth, contemporary sensibility and authentic joy.

"So much of American music and popular culture…was driven by heroes and geniuses of color, or from some kind of background that is not like mine,” he says. “The things I’ve seen, and my faith, have taught me that you really run into trouble when you’re not acknowledging who your influences are and all the systemic injustices and hardships that inspired artists before me to write a lot of this music in the first place."

For Jack, authenticity is key. Audiences are more educated, connected and responsive than ever. He trusts that they know when it’s real. He hopes to continue to spread light and bring people of all generations together. His genuine approach to music and paying respect to the incredibly inspiring artists that came before him is what matters most to him. With this single and EP, he wants to send a clear message of true respect and warmth.

Mosbacher also wrapped up a winter residency to packed crowds at the Peppermint Club in Los Angeles, and wowed fans with his electrifying show and infectious energy on Train’s Sail Across the Sun Cruise this spring alongside Train, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Gym Class Heroes and more. He will be playing a number of select dates this summer to be announced soon. 

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Brady Zdan Releases Secretear

BRANDY ZDAN RELEASES SECRETEAR

OUT TODAY VIA TALLEST MAN RECORDS   LISTEN TO

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SECRETEAR : HERE  

“Come for the guitar work, split by Zdan and My Morning Jacket’s Carl Broemel. Stay for the reverb-drenched harmonies, which connect the dots between the poppy and the psychedelic Americana.”  - ROLLING STONE

Nashville’s Brandy Zdan has released her sophomore album Secretear out today via Tallest Man Records. Secretear which is a Spanish word for “a secret conversation” was co-produced by Zdan and Teddy Morgan, and features  My Morning Jacket’s Tom Blankenship (bass), Carl Broemel (guitar and pedal steel) and The Texas Gentlemen’s Aaron Haynes (drums). For this record the Juno award nominee dug back into the music she grew up on, 60 & 70s rock n’ roll. Inspirer Magazine said “Zdan is bringing back with this vibe by revisiting what made her into the artist she is today, is the joy and innocence of a time I can personally only remember for its music,” and Rolling Stone said “Brandy Zdan stretches her legs with her solo career, exploring the middle ground between the Beatles, the Breeders and the Bangles.” Songs from Secretear can be heard rockin’ Spotify playlists like “BadAss Women” “Rockin’ Vibes” and “Fierce Femmes.”

“Clearly drawing inspiration from 70s and 80s pop groups like Talking Heads and The Go Gos, “I Want Your Trouble” is going to have you toe-tapping along to its every beat. With its perfect combination of electric guitar strums and drum hits, “I Want Your Trouble” has all the satisfying elements of the perfect rock n’ roll tune.”  — East of 8th

Writing and recording this album Zdan pushed herself farther that she had gone before, both emotionally and physically. She let herself be vulnerable enough to come to terms with the mistakes she has made, along with her toxic leaning emotional patterns, and channeled those into these songs. Physically, these songs have a ton of energy, which she wanted to reflect in the recording, so much so that she blew out her voice and ran her fingers to the point of being raw and bleeding the first week of recording. All the self-inflicted pain was worth it. She came out of  the recording process as the best version other herself, both as a musician and a human being. Leading into the release Zdan spent time on the road winning over some tough audiences of rock and guitar purists opening for Doyle Bramhall and then supporting Buddy Guy on his West Coast tour.  

“Zdan played electric guitar and sang, while accompanied only by a drummer. And while she was playing the blues, it brought back fond memories of another famous guitar-drum duo, The White Stripes.”  — California Rocker (on Brandy opening for Buddy Guy in LA)

Zdan will be performing Secretear in full tonight at Douglas Corner in Nashville. Her band for the show will feature the musicians from the record including Carl Broemel and Tom Blankenship of My Morning Jacket, and Aaron Haynes of The Texas Gentlemen (drums).

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DAN SADIN RELEASES “THE WAY THAT IT HURTS” + ANNOUNCES HIS DEBUT EP

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Los Angeles musician, songwriter and producer Dan Sadin, pronounced “say-den,”  born Danny Sadin Schnair, has released “The Way That It Hurts,” the first single from his debut EP. Dan is a seasoned musician, currently best known for his work with electro pop band Frenship, with whom he records and tours with as their guitarist. As a seasoned player and a songwriter he has co-written and played on RIAA Platinum certified tracks and albums for artists such as Sabrina Claudio, Jessie Ware,  Frenship, MØ and more.  

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As a long time studio musician, band member, and sideman, Sadin knew that forging his own artistic path was going to be a fresh start with an opportunity to show the world his honest, most authentic self. The material for this project was born from short breaks between long tours, and Sadin found himself returning  to the music of artists he grew up listening to like Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac and Bruce Springsteen. In naming the project, he knew very quickly that he would adopt his maternal grandfather’s name: Sadin (pronounced “say-den”). His grandfather was an arranger for swing bands in the Chicago swing era and wrote music for Walt Disney. Memories, in the form of finger scratches on the family grand piano, remain from the days his Grandfather owned the piano. Dan has his Grandpa Sadin’s original sheet music from 1929 hanging above his bed, so taking on the name “Sadin” felt like a way to honor both his family legacy and his own values.

“The Way That is Hurts,” was the first song to come together for this EP. This song, like most great songs, is a break up song. Dan went through a romantic breakup, a band break up, and then went on to travel the world with Frenship, not leaving him a ton of time to process the loss. “The Way That It Hurts” is a cathartic outpouring in the form of big guitars and a sweeping chorus.

The majority of the material on the EP is written from life experiences, but as art is a reflection of the world we live in Dan and collaborator Colyer penned the poignant “Lost on Nothing,” an observation of a divided country tearing itself apart with no solution in sight. “In this song, we tried to explore both sides of the story,” says Dan. “It’s mind boggling that each side feels the same way about the other and yet there is no common ground to be found. The saddest part is, we all want the same things in the end. That’s why to us, it felt like this whole country has gotten lost on absolutely nothing—simple misunderstanding, an inability to see the bigger picture, unable to empathize with or be compassionate towards our neighbors.”

Dan is currently on the road playing guitar with Frenship and has opened for them as a solo act Dan Sadin on select dates, with the next stop being in Boise, ID at the Neurolux on May 1.

FULL EP (OUT JUNE 22)

The Way That It Hurts

Here Comes The Heartbreak

Edge Of the Dark

Lost On Nothing

JACK MOSBACHER RELEASES “I’VE GOT A NEED FOR YOU” AND ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF THE WHYNOT EP

JACK MOSBACHER RELEASES “I’VE GOT A NEED FOR YOU” SINGLE AND ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF  THE WHYNOT EP

A TRIBUTE TO DAVID RUFFIN

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San Francisco’s Jack Mosbacher is excited to announce the release of “I’ve Got a Need for You,”  a song originally written for and recorded by soul icon David Ruffin. Growing up, Mosbacher fell in love with music by hearing The Temptations, specifically their original lead singer David Ruffin. Following his time with the Temptations, Ruffin was forced to abandon a solo record that was in the works following struggles with addiction and a tussle with Motown Records. Thirty years later, and long after his death, the album was quietly released. It has always been a dream of Mosbacher’s to honor his late idol’s forgotten work, so he teamed up with Michael Eisenstein (Letters to Cleo, Tracy Bonham, The Posies etc.) and an eclectic array of musicians to record four of Ruffin’s  songs in a classic Motown session style: all of the instruments in one room, making music until they got it right. The EP Whynot, named after Ruffin’s hometown of Whynot, Mississippi, comes out on June 22nd.

Jack’s music is his means of “accessing a higher joy” passed down from traditional greats of bygone eras. “I had a teacher once tell me,” says Mosbacher, “‘you’re either in the lighting business, or the heating business. You’re either doing something new, or you’re bringing forgotten warmth to people who need it. I’ve always wanted to be a combination of both.’”

Mosbacher’s journey into the ‘heating business’ began in early childhood, upon finding an old cassette of The Temptations in drawer. It was a moment that ignited his spirit with fervor, but unlike his idols he hadn’t been exposed to the painful adversity they faced, or the turbulent era that he would himself enter into as an adult. Today, Mosbacher harbors no illusions about what it means to honor their work. “The vast majority of people whose art has significantly shaped my life have looked different from me, and have gone through things I’ve never had to deal with,” says Mosbacher. “There’s a huge sensitivity there. Our culture has, and continues to be shaped by individuals of some kind of ‘other.’ And the main thing that really strikes me about all of it is that I fell in love with this music before I knew what any of that was. There was an innocence there that I’m trying to retain, while also being mindful of my own place in all of this.”

Mosbacher’s background is as varied as his influences. Prior to pursuing music, Mosbacher was an accomplished athlete and student. International affairs and human rights were (and are) deeply important to him. At Stanford, Mosbacher  played on the nationally ranked baseball team and was awarded a special grant to write a thesis on income inequality and oil politics in East Africa as part of an international development program. His work took him to thirteen African countries and led to publishing pieces in Foreign Affairs and The Washington Quarterly, setting a clear trajectory for a career in journalism and policy. But Mosbacher’s family, friends, and mentors pushed him to follow his heart, and it called him to music and entertainment. Once he listened, he never looked back.

Mosbacher wrapped up a winter residency to packed crowds at the Peppermint Club in Los Angeles, and wowed fans  on Train’s Sail Across the Sun Cruise this Spring alongside Train, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Magic! and more. He will be playing a number of select dates this summer to be announced soon.

WHYNOT  (Out June 22) :

1. Your Heartaches I Can Surely Heal

2. I've Got A Need For You

3. It’s Gonna Take a Whole Lot of Doin’

4. Get Away Heartbreak (Keep on Moving)

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WILL DAILEY RELEASES NEW SINGLE "BAD BEHAVIOR"

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 Boston’s Will Dailey has released the disco infused pop jam “Bad Behavior,” the second single from his forthcoming album Golden Walker out June 1st, Dailey’s second full length album outside of the major label system. Dailey’s debut release as an independent artist,  National Throat was met with a tremendous amount of success, debuting in the top 20 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, receiving over 8 Million streams on Spotify,  earning Dailey numerous awards including Album and Artist of the Year at the Boston Music Awards,  Song of the Year and Producer of the Year at the New England Music Awards, Best of the Year by Improper Bostonian Magazine, with the icing on the cake coming in the form of several performances with Eddie Vedder.

“Dailey proved to be a formidable foil for Vedder over the course of the 20-song stretch, particularly on a cover of Squeeze’s sprightly 1980 track ‘Another Nail in My Heart.’”


— The Boston Globe (on the Hot Stove performance with Eddie Vedder)

Golden Walker  was written as a handbook on how to be accountable and take responsibility in our modern world. As Dailey sees it, especially from the perspective of a straight white male, and a Father, accountability is necessary for compassion and connection. It is an essential element for humility and humanity to survive, and hopefully thrive in this world. The disco infused pop jam “Bad Behavior” was sparked by the remarkable juxtaposition that Dailey observed in what was considered “Bad Behavior” in the current cultural climate in the United States. Acts of civil disobedience like the women’s march inspired lyrics like, “you best believe I love your bad behavior marching up the streets in every town, cutting straight into the heart of matters, keep me upright to when all is upside down,” to this current president’s multiple indiscretions, lies, dangerous comments and actions, with lyrics like “best believe I see your bad behavior, staring down the barrel of a gun, blacken the eye of evil intentions, holding up the sky until tomorrow comes. Everyone I know is now afraid of waking up to find out what’s going on with bad behavior.”

Fans who pre-ordered Golden Walker through PledgeMusic have been able to get a early listen to the album and the feedback has been remarkable. One fan commented that “the music was so rich and took me through small nuances of five decades, which was appropriate to the compendium of stories of all the risks we take though life. It’s a real gift for those who listen.” Another said,   “what this entire album is doing to me….I can’t well put into English yet. Saying I love it is an understatement. It’s so intense, right at the first listen. I am still shaking, my head is spinning, my synapses on fire, I am all tears and wide smile. What is happening? And, Oh Thank You!” To one fan succinctly wrote, “#WDpoet”

Dailey looks forward to the day when it is proper to celebrate accountability, and Golden Walker  is his way of adding compost to the soil for the coming spring. Dailey hopes accountability is part of a path towards a reality that thrives with facts and truth.

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