ZAYDE WØLF RELEASES A NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR HIS SINGLE "RUMBLE" TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL VIDEO GAMES DAY

ZAYDE WØLF RELEASES A NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR HIS SINGLE “RUMBLE” TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL VIDEO GAMES DAY

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WATCH “RUMBLE”: HERE

ZAYDE WØLF has released an incredible music video for his latest single “Rumble” featuring world-renowned gamer DrLupo to celebrate National Video Games Day. “Rumble” started out as a small yet mighty chorus roaring around in his head which then became a full-formed explosive and arena-ready track. The video follows DrLupo along on his journey through a game of Fortnite

DrLupo is Ben Lupo, a talented gamer and Twitch broadcaster with over 3.5M followers. His unbelievable gaming skills made him the perfect partner for this video. “Matching up these huge and crazy Fortnite eliminations with ‘Rumble’ go together like French fries and ketchup,” says ZAYDE WØLF mastermind Dustin Burnett. It’s an in-your-face rock anthem to push you through any given battle. “Ever since I was introduced to ZAYDE a few months ago by a viewer, his music has been a driving force for hyping up the stream for a good day. Big plays in Fortnite and ZAYDE WØLF’s beats are the the PB&J of the channel,” Lupo adds. 

“Anthemic and heroic,‘Cold Blooded’ is a single that inspires and brings out the animalistic rebel in anyone who listens.” -Come Here Floyd (on “Cold-Blooded”) 

Based in Nashville, TN, ZAYDE WØLF is the project of Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer and entrepreneur Dustin Burnett. His incredible work all started from a single, somewhat accidental, song that received such a strong reaction that it turned into an all-consuming project. Since then, Burnett has been making music, directing and producing his own music videos and artistic directing his own visuals. 

Without any outside funding or corporate help, ZAYDE WØLF has gained 174K YouTube subscribers, 38 million views, and his music has been streamed over 235 million times. His musical success has also lead to placements in hundreds of films, TV shows, trailers, commercials, and video games. The list includes Shameless, Teen Wolf, Love, Simon, the Jack Reacher 2 trailer, The Maze Runner 3, Pride Prejudice & Zombies, spots for UFC, the NFL and the NBA. Burnett has also creatively expanded his reach by cultivating relationships with partners such as Dude Perfect, one of the top YouTube sports channels with over 40 Million subscribers and 7 Billion views. In the past, he has also partnered with America's Got Talent and YouTube star Sofi Dossi on the video for his single "Rule the World."

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BOOTSTRAPS RELEASES "EVERGREEN" & ANNOUNCES HIS NEW ALBUM 'DEMO LOVE'

BOOTSTRAPS RELEASES “EVERGREEN” & ANNOUNCES HIS NEW ALBUM DEMO LOVE OUT 10/18

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Los Angeles based artist Bootstraps has released his new single “Evergreen”and announced the release of his third full length album Demo Love out October 18th via HyperExtension and available for pre-order HERE

“He sings with a beautifully hollowed out purpose, seemingly reminding, or taunting us, that there really might not be a tomorrow, but you've got a fat sack of yesterdays that you could spend all of your time on -- contemplating, dealing with, processing until they're worn soft.” –Paste Magazine 

“Evergreen” was written while Beckett was traveling to Europe, fleeing a painful breakup. He was half-awake on a flight heading over the Atlantic watching a nondescript entertainment talk show when he overheard the host say, “such and such is riding a wave of success,” then and there Beckett wrote the first lyric for “I ride a wave, only made to break,” setting the tone for the heartbreaking but stunning lead-off track, “Evergreen,” on what would become his next album. "'Evergreen' is about feeling transient," Beckett told Variance Magazine. "The world I was seeing in L.A. and my own life was like a TV eternally switching channels, riding out waves of relationships that were here and gone too soon. False starts, 'a wild horse on a leash' but still believing in the existence of permanence and finding something constant; evergreen as it were. This kind of dualism, reality vs. optimism, creates a certain conflict I like in my music."

When working on writing the rest of the album, Jordan Beckett, who writes and records as Bootstraps, was fascinated by the dichotomy of the word Demo,” which can mean to demonstrate or to demolish. Getting ‘demo love’ is also a music expression where you can’t let go of a song’s original version ‘the demo’ and you love it so much you can’t see or hear a new take. These contrasting ideas are all thematically woven throughout the album Demo Love.

“Singer-songwriter Jordan Beckett is a crafstman whose folk-pop has a filmic quality. – Buzzbands

Beckett grew up in the fertile Portland music scene, spending his teen years going to Elliott Smith, Death Cab For Cutie and Modest Mouse shows - the influences of which are still ever-present in his music. A friend gave him Lucinda Williams’ Car Wheels On A Gravel Road, which changed the way he thought about songwriting and is an album he still credits as being a heavy influence on his writing style. Music was not always Beckett’s true calling. He was a college baseball star, but an injury sidelined him, and any future he had in sports. He refocused that time and energy from sports into learning guitar and honing in on his songwriting, using the rich musical and geographical landscape of the Pacific Northwest as a jumping-off point.  

His music gained attention quickly from numerous placements in film and TV that include shows like Suits, Supergirl, Parenthood, MacGyver, Grey's Anatomy, Elementary, and films such as Power Rangers, as well as features in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Beckett also wrote the entire soundtrack to the film Take Me Home, which won ‘Best Music’ at the Nashville Film Festival. His music has been streamed over 25 million times and Shazamed over 1 Million times. Bootstraps also found a fan in Taylor Swift. His song “Replica” is featured on the Songs Taylor Loves Spotify Playlist. The success and power of his songwriting led to touring with Mumford and Sons’ Ben Lovett on the Communion Tour. 

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KEZAR RELEASES AN EMPOWERING MUSIC VIDEO FOR THEIR SINGLE "DON'T TOUCH THE QUEEN"

KEZAR RELEASES AN EMPOWERING MUSIC VIDEO FOR “DON’T TOUCH THE QUEEN”

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WATCH “DON’T TOUCH THE QUEEN”: HERE

Indie pop band Kezar is excited to announce the release of their empowering music video for their single “Don’t Touch the Queen” crafted by an all-female production team. An incredible display of the ferocity of women, the video is essentially a vehicle to celebrate the lives and stories of seven amazing queens. 

Directed by Sarah Wilson Thacker, the video features women from all walks of life, including the Director of the Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion Initiative at Google, a plus-size fashion model and designer, film director, cancer survivor, stay-at-home mother, sexual assault survivor, and a transgender activist. Alongside Thacker’s stunning visuals, each of these stories beautifully captures the essence of this song, painting a striking portrait of women and their often superhuman capabilities. 

“What these women made with my song is so beautiful and so much more powerful than anything I could have done myself,” frontman Jack Mosbacher shared. “The all-female creative team showed seven real women living in their normal daily lives. And then, we dressed them like what they really are: tough, brilliant, fearless, adversity-overcoming queens.” 

An incident Mosbacher witnessed in a club served as the direct inspiration for the song itself. “I was speaking to a woman when a drunk idiot stumbled up and groped her. Without hesitating, she punched him directly in the face. As he gasped for air, she said: ‘Uh uh. Don’t touch the queen.’ I immediately asked her if I could write a song about it - she was kind enough to say yes.”

San Francisco-based Kezar is the project of seasoned musician Jack Mosbacher. He comes from a strong soul background, and the more you listen to each cleverly crafted beat and infectious hook, the more you recognize it as the backbone of his signature pop style. When choosing a name for this project, Mosbacher wanted to stay true to his hometown by naming it after Kezar Stadium in San Francisco, the original home of the 49ers and a music venue that played host to legends like Led Zeppelin, Santana, Bob Dylan, and The Grateful Dead. It was a name that captured this phase in Mosbacher’s musical trajectory: a new chapter, but true to his roots. The band’s debut single “(Tell Me) It’s Not Love,” was produced by K-Kov (Keith Urban, Justin Timberlake), has been streamed over 845K times and was included in Spotify’s official Love Pop and Young & Free playlists. The track’s video was inspired by the beautiful aesthetic of the classic tale Pride & Prejudice and has been received 1.1 million views. The bad also released a five song EP earlier this summer that has received over 635K streams.

WATCH “DON’T TOUCH THE QUEEN”: HERE

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LETHAL AMOUNTS AND AHUIXA PRESENT: "LUX IN TENEBRIS" EXHIBIT

LETHAL AMOUNTS  AND AHUIXA PRESENT: “LUX IN TENEBRIS” EXHIBIT

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AHUIXA and Lethal Amounts have announced the Lux in Tenebris, an exhibit running September 28th through October 12th.  Lux In Tenebris is the Latin term for “in the darkness there is light.” This new exhibit co-curated by Diana Ahuixa and Brooke Kent and produced by Lethal Amounts is a group show featuring artists from the United States, Europe, Japan and more whose work reflects the theme of “darkness. “  The event will feature over 30 artists from around the globe, including Nikol King, Django Nokes, Esther Limones, Orphné Achéron and Alex Reisfar.

“Lethal Amounts prides itself on exhibiting the work of those pushing boundaries in art and comfort,” says Lethal Amounts Owner and Creative Director Danny Fuentes. “As the times change and trends in art come and go,  an image of macabre and torment will always be timeless. ‘Dark Art’ boasts so many talented modern-day masters, that one day it will be known as a great art era of the 21st century and discussed in art history classes. We are glad to be a vessel for such amazing visionaries unafraid to express their morbid yet beautiful fascinations.”

AHUIXA is Diana’s swimwear brand known for their dark psychedelic and esoteric inspired designs, while Brooke’s imagery graces numerous pieces in their collection. The two artists have been collaborating for several years and found the perfect home in the Lethal Amounts gallery for this upcoming group show. 


“For outsiders and outliers, Danny Fuentes’ gallery is a place to call home.” 

- The Los Angeles Times

Lux in Tenebris

Opening night September 28th.

7pm -11pm 

Lethal Amounts Gallery

1226 W. 7th St Los Angeles CA 90017





LETHAL AMOUNTS PRESENTS SEX CELLS - THE TOUR WITH MARC ALMOND & HERCULES AND THE LOVE AFFAIR

LETHAL AMOUNTS PRESENTS SEX CELLS - THE TOUR WITH MARC ALMOND & HERCULES AND THE LOVE AFFAIR

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Los Angeles art gallery and promoter Lethal Amounts will be taking their signature club night - Sex Cells on the road this fall. Marc Almond of Soft Cell will be returning to the club stage as a headliner after making his debut in February on the club’s second anniversary. This tour is particularly special since Sex Cells was created in homage to the lurid and seedy lyrics of Almond’s band. The infamous club name is a combination of Soft Cell and their song “Sex Dwarf” which describes a dominatrix in a Rolls Royce, perfectly embodying the regular cast of characters that have come to define the night.

Sex Cells, which got its start in Los Angeles has become a clubhouse for some of LA’s most eccentric and creative people to get decked out and turn heads with talented line-ups and music.  As with most things Lethal Amounts, the club night has its foot in the past and in the future, paying homage to the originators of dance music while showcasing modern-day Electro, Techno and Indie Dance artists. 

“Danny’s Sex Cells party was simply out of this world, sensational. It was a great thrill to play in LA to such an amazing, beautiful crowd. Unforgettable and mind-blowing. We can’t wait to come over again soon.”

- MARC ALMOND

Joining Marc Almond on all he dates is Hercules and The Love Affair performing a DJ set.  Additional performers on select dates include TR/ST, Dita VonTeese, Plack Blague  and more. 

“It’s my kind of  playground...one for us fabulous freaks”  - Traci Lords

‘Sex Cells is total freedom. A post-everything universe of its own... what you spent your whole youth imagining what the night could be.” - Wes Eisold of Cold Cave

2019 TOUR DATES

10/ 25: Granada Theater Dallas, TX w/ TR/ST (DJ Set) w/  hosts May May Graves and Frida Monet TIX

10/ 26: Castro Theatre - San Francisco, CA w/ TR/ST (live) TIX

10/27: Palace Theatre Los Angeles, CA w/ Dita Von Teese, TIX

10/29: Thalia Hall - Chicago, IL - w/ Plack Blague  TIX

10/30: The Crofoot  Detroit, MI TIX

w/ Plack Blague, Looky Looky and hosted by Cole Davis, Lou Ramo & Jezebel

11/1:  99 Scott Brooklyn NY TIX

w/ Katie Rex, Becka Diamond, Nikki Sneakers, Blu Anxxiety and Andi Herrimann

LETTERS TO CLEO ANNOUNCE FALL TOUR + ANNUAL HOMECOMING SHOWS

LETTERS TO CLEO ANNOUNCE FALL TOUR + ANNUAL 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 and west coast including their annual pair of homecoming shows at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston. The band will be doing two nights at the Paradise with both single and two-day tickets available.  The idea for the annual homecoming shows started in 2016 when the band was on the road supporting their first release in 17 years, their Back to Nebraska EP.  The band was on stage at the Paradise playing to an enthusiastic and elated hometown crowd when their manager suggested “same time next year?,” and now this year will be their fourth annual set of homecoming shows.  In addition to the two Boston shows the tour starts out in Los Angeles, with stops in Washington D.C. and Pawtucket, RI.


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 featured 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 the production, writing, performance, musical directing etc.


In addition to Back to Nebraska, new music came last fall when Letters to Cleo released their first three albums Aurora Gory Alice, Wholesale Meats and Fish and Go! On vinyl for the very first time through a limited edition pressing. Copies of all three albums along with the vinyl version of Back to Nebraska are available on LettersToCleo.net 


TOUR DATES

November 16  Los Angeles, CA The Hi Hat (on sale 8/16 @ 10am HERE)

November 19 Washington, DC Union Stage (on sale 8/16 @ 10am HERE)**

November 21 Pawtucket, RI The Met (8/16 @ 10am HERE)**

November 22 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club (8/16 @ 10am HERE)**

November 23 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club (8/16 @ 10am HERE)**

** Supported by Speedy Oritz


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SPEELBURG RELEASES "MILLION AIR"

SPEELBURG RELEASES  

“MILLION AIR”  

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LISTEN : HERE   

“Speelburg charms with dextrous wordplay in new single ‘Million Air’”  

The Line of Best Fit 

The Belgian-American Brighton, UK based artist Speelburg has released his charming new single “Million Air” that the Line of Best Fit, who premiered the track this week,  has called “perfect millennial slice of wonky pop.” The song also received an early look  from BBC Radio 1’s  Phil Taggart who picked the song as this week’s “Chillest Record”getting plays from Taggart, Clara Amfo and Annie Mac. In the US, it also got played by Jason Kramer at KCRW. 

 

“Million Air” is the latest single to be released from a group of songs that Speelburg mastermind Noah Sacré has coined “pop music for important people” and are part of his forthcoming album, Character Actor. “Million Air” follows, ”Oxy Cotton Candy,” Speelburg’s twisted take on the “song of the summer” that was released in conjunction with an incredibly funny and bizarre video that channels the Lonely Island as if directed by Wes Anderson. The song was the BBC  Introducing Track of the Day and was featured on Spotify’s NMF (UK).    

 

Watch “Oxy Cotton Candy”: HERE 

 

Like most of these new songs, the lyrics on “Million Air” are dripping with Sacré's oddball sense of humor. The song opens with the mantra "everybody hates you, but they don’t like me either,"  over a slow "Benny And The Jets" type beat.  Sacré told the Line of Best Fit that he  “wanted to write a love song that sounded like the feeling you get when you walk by first class, then business class, and then get to economy - like, this sux, but we're in it together!”  He went on to explain the theme of infatuation woven throughout the song and that “the springtime of any relationship is always daisies and birdsong and, though the real world may try to elbow its way in between, you're just holding onto your bubble as tight as you can, for as long as you can. " 

 

The song is filled with subtle and offbeat references to auklets, adorable little seabirds which have this weird mustache type of crown, to the television show Friends, that force the listener to really tune in, baiting them to listen just once more to make sure that they really did hear that  lyric "got more divorces than four scores of Rosses” which references Ross Geller from Friends. Sacré also claims that for “Million Air” he was unconsciously doing his best Sufjan Stevens impression on the “there’s a cricket in the corner of my room” breakdown, which according to Sacré is "…….pretty coooooool.” 

 

 “Speelburg...is a force to be reckoned with.” Pigeons & Planes 

 

Sacré, who has a deep love of cinema, directs produces and animates his own videos. With a name like Speelburg, Sacré has put a significant amount of pressure on himself and his creative output, in the hopes that someday he will live up to the name. 

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Speelburg’s music has been championed by tastemakers such as Pigeons and Planes, Indie Shuffle, Clash Music, Vice, DIY Magazine,  BBC Radio 1’s Phil Target, Annie Mac and Clara Amfo, KCRW’s Jason Kramer, Jason Bently, and Apple’s Zane Lowe.  Speelburg will be spending the month of August on the west coast in the U.S. playing these new songs live at the Hi Hat in Los Angeles on August 14th (details HERE) and at the Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco on August 16th (details HERE) as part of New Alt. 105 DJ Aaron Axelsen’s Popscene. 

 

 

 

 

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ADULT(ED) WITH MEGAN NICOLE LAUNCHES EPISODE NINE: TAXES

ADULT(ED) WITH MEGAN NICOLE

LAUNCHES EPISODE NINE: TAXES

Megan Nicole, in conjunction with Jeenyus Entertainment, has launched the ninth episode of her new YouTube show Adult(ed). This episode features expert and accountant David Small who breaks down the ins and outs of filing taxes.


Megan is joined by her friend and fellow YouTube star Samantha Fekete who learn all about what it means for your taxes to be an independent contractor, how to know what bracket you fall into and how to manage those scary-sounding forms every year when it comes time to file. Small guides them through the grey areas of handling write-offs and deductions in a straight-forward, easy-to-understand way. He also provides helpful tips on how to choose the best accountant for you and your needs. See a few more of Megan’s key take-aways from this episode HERE


ADULT(ED) EPISODE NINE: WATCH HERE 


This past year of Megan’s life was a whirlwind. She was catapulted from adolescence to adulthood with her getting married, buying her first home and becoming a pet parent. These rapid changes left her a little overwhelmed and wishing she had a sort of handbook which was the inspiration for the concept of Adult(ed). 


In this 10-episode season, Megan, along with a guest, tackle a new subject with the help of an expert on the topic. From throwing a fancy dinner party and working out anywhere to figuring out taxes, Megan hopes viewers will learn something new and will leave each episode feeling confident about taking action to live a more positive adult life. 


FAN FEEDBACK

I really enjoyed this. The repartee and all. Dr. Ryan is totally cool and entertaining. I would have loved to have done this. Glad Rydel enjoyed it also. -JMRsDesk (on the Wine Episode)


“...so great! I love all the energy in this -- and such great tips! I'm gonna stock up on paper plates now haha! so cool!” -Julie Tecson (on the Working Out Episode)


“Good advice Megan, these episodes ease my worry going into the scary world of adulting” -Krystal Star (on the Relationship episode)


MORE ON MEGAN 

Megan Nicole is a singer/songwriter, and actress. With a studio film, headlining tour and original music under her belt, this multi-talented artist is breaking boundaries and leading the merging force between traditional and new media. Megan had the honor of traveling to Argentina to interview the former First Lady of The United States, Michelle Obama, as a part of the Let Girls Learn Initiative. She wants to continue to use her influence and voice to promote positive global change, and recently returned from India where she went to work with Project Rescue, a non-profit organization that provides physical, emotional and spiritual restoration for women and children in sexual slavery.  

 

 

EPISODE LIST  

4/24 Episode One: Apartment  

5/8 Episode Two: Dinner Party 

5/22  Episode Three: Kitchen 

6/5 Episode Four: Working Out 

6/19 Episode Five: Relationships 

6/26 Episode Six: How to Be a Good Pet Parent

7/10 Episode Seven: Wine 

7/24 Episode Eight: Organizing 

8/7 Episode Nine: Taxes 

8/21 Episode Ten: How to Take Care of Plants 

 

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CONGRESS ANNOUNCES VOLUME V

CONGRESS ANNOUNCES VOLUME V

AUGUST  23-25 AT THE SWEATSPOT

Los Angeles’ premiere dance collective,  Congress is announcing Volume V taking place Friday August 23, Saturday August 24 and Sun August 25th at the Sweatspot in Echo Park. 

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Created by world-renown artists Denna Thomsen and Zak Ryan Schlegel in association with MAAVVEN, Congress is a salon-style collective serving as a platform for cross-genre artists to share their work in an environment that evokes powerful thoughts and discussion, with the overall intention of strengthening the dance community as a whole. The bi-monthly series is done in the round, creating an intimate experience between the performers and the audience. Due to the nature of the show, space is limited and demand is high.

View highlights from Congress Volume IV HERE

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(Congress Volume IV cr: Jake Lanza)

Congress has been the home to some of the most exciting art being created by artists from around the world. The work that is showcased crosses race, gender, and cultural lines. The environment at Congress is an equal playing field. There is no seniority,  no meritocracy, whether you are an award-winning accomplished choreographer or are just starting out everyone gets equal billing, equal time and the most importantly everyone gets paid, exactly the same. The act of paying the artists in a huge part of what sets  Congress apart in an entertainment town built on the backs of having artists work for free in exchange for exposure. The series has been incredibly well-received with shows selling out far in advance and attendees that include some of the world most well-known music and visual artists who are come to seek inspiration.  Congress is better experienced than described. So please join us!

CONGRESS VOLUME V 

Friday Saturday and Sunday, August 23-25. Doors at 7, performance starts at 8.

Sweatspot in Echo Park

3327 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90026

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FEATURED ARTISTS

 Rebecah Goldstone (IG)

 Slauson Rec (IG)

Boy Boi (IG)

Jen Rose (IG)

Kat Burns (IG)

Tucker Barkely (IG)

Mayte Valdes + Carlos Barrionuevo (WEB)

Sam McReynolds (IG)

ABOUT DENNA THOMSEN

Denna Thomsen is a maverick performer, choreographer, and artist who has made a significant impact with how dance is used in the entertainment industry. From AXIOM Dance Theatre to SIA’s Australia Tour, Denna’s choreography has paved the way in creating a unique vocabulary of movement that is known for evoking emotion and questioning the status quo.  Denna recently choreographed the widely popular Apple holiday commercial “Sway”. Her choreography also includes commercials for KFC, Sonos Speakers, Jockey, and Google. Choreography Reel HERE

ABOUT ZAK RYAN SCHLEGEL

Zak Ryan Schlegel is an internationally recognized dance artist, teacher and choreographer. He creates original works independently, as artistic director of LA-based AXIOM Dance Theatre with partner Denna Thomsen and is company member and soloist of Shen Wei Dance Arts in New York City. He is currently performing with Spellbound Contemporary Ballet in Italy and across Europe, his choreography has been featured from Walt Disney Concert Hall to The Juilliard School, he teaches at The Joffrey School and Youth America Grand Prix has named him outstanding choreographer. Zak holds a BFA in Dance Performance from Chapman University and New York Times calls him “a star”. Zak asks questions as answers. https://www.instagram.com/zakryanschlegel 

MAAVVEN

A Los Angeles based agency representing a roster in visual artists who are shaping what culture looks like today and tomorrow. The talent on the roster has directed culture shifting movies, TV shows, music videos and have designed fashion shows and experiences for some of the most prestigious brands in the world.  The projects and clients with whom they have worked with include Rihanna, Coldplay, Miguel, Dua Lipa, Pharrell, Alicia Keys, Grimes, Aluna George, Banks, Kanye West, SIA, David Bowie, and St. Vincent, events and installations for Apple Music,  Stella McCartney, ANA Japan, Conde Nast, Vogue, Art Basel, Gentle Monster and they have overseen  the creative direction for brands such as SAVAGExFENTY.  View their work HERE

ADULT(ED) WITH MEGAN NICOLE LAUNCHES EPISODE EIGHT: ORGANIZATION

ADULT(ED) WITH MEGAN NICOLE 

LAUNCHES EPISODE EIGHT: ORGANIZATION

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Megan Nicole, in conjunction with Jeenyus Entertainment, has launched the eighth episode of her brand new YouTube show Adult(ed). This episode is all about how to get organized.  


Megan and Ashley Stanfield of Creatively Neat pay a visit to the home of music executive Kimberly Nieva. At first look, Nieva’s home is deceptively put together, but as Megan and Ashley start to open closet doors they find where the mess lives. The team starts off by working through Nieva’s closets using Stanfield’s three basic steps to organizing - sort, purge and make a home for all the keeps. 


Stanfield walks them through helpful principles of organization and where people often get stuck. Her philosophy is simple: when in doubt, throw it out. One big road block that almost everyone experiences while organizing is holding on to items that have sentimental value. Stanfield explains that although we receive gifts from the people that we love, those things don’t represent the love we have with that friend or family member. The love exists with or without the item. 


Organizing is one thing, but the tricky part is staying organized. Stanfield rounds out the episode focusing on the importance of having intention with the things you own. For example, instead of coming into your home and throwing off your shoes and coat, take the time to hang the coat and put shoes in their proper place. She stresses the motto “file don’t pile.” See a few more of Megan’s key take-aways from this episode HERE


ADULT(ED) EPISODE EIGHT : WATCH HERE


This past year, Megan’s life really catapulted from adolescence to adulthood with her getting married, buying her first home and becoming a pet parent. These rapid changes left her a little overwhelmed and wishing she had a sort of handbook which was the inspiration for the concept of Adult(ed). 


In this 10-episode season, Megan, along with a guest tackle a new subject with the help of an expert on the topic. Fan feedback from the first seven episodes has been incredible thus far. From throwing a fancy dinner party and working out anywhere to figuring out taxes, Megan hopes viewers will learn something new and will leave each episode feeling confident about taking action to live a more positive adult life. 


FAN FEEDBACK

I really enjoyed this. The repartee and all. Dr. Ryan is totally cool and entertaining. I would have loved to have done this. Glad Rydel enjoyed it also. -JMRsDesk (on the Wine Episode)


“...so great! I love all the energy in this -- and such great tips! I'm gonna stock up on paper plates now haha! so cool!” -Julie Tecson (on the Working Out Episode)


“Good advice Megan, these episodes ease my worry going into the scary world of adulting” -Krystal Star (on the Relationship episode)


MORE ON MEGAN 

Megan Nicole is a singer/songwriter, and actress. With a studio film, headlining tour and original music under her belt, this multi-talented artist is breaking boundaries and leading the merging force between traditional and new media. Megan had the honor of traveling to Argentina to interview the former First Lady of The United States, Michelle Obama, as a part of the Let Girls Learn Initiative. She wants to continue to use her influence and voice to promote positive global change, and recently returned from India where she went to work with Project Rescue, a non-profit organization that provides physical, emotional and spiritual restoration for women and children in sexual slavery.  

 

 

EPISODE LIST  

4/24 Episode One: Apartment  

5/8 Episode Two: Dinner Party 

5/22  Episode Three: Kitchen 

6/5 Episode Four: Working Out 

6/19 Episode Five: Relationships 

6/26 Episode Six: How to Be a Good Pet Parent

7/10 Episode Seven: Wine 

7/24 Episode Eight: Organizing 

8/7 Episode Nine: Taxes 

8/21 Episode Ten: How to Take Care of Plants 

 

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KEZAR RELEASES THEIR DEBUT SELF-TITLED EP

KEZAR RELEASES THEIR DEBUT SELF-TITLED EP

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Indie pop band Kezar is excited to announce the release of their debut self-titled EP out everywhere today. Frontman Jack Mosabcher said of the EP “every song on it is so near and dear to my heart - a dream come true, really. My hope it is fairly simple: that it becomes a part of the soundtrack of your summer and adds joy and love to everything that you do.”

The danceable, hook-heavy number opens with their infectious debut “Tell Me (It’s Not Love),” produced by K-Kov (Keith Urban, Justin Timberlake) that has now been streamed over 845K times and was included in Spotify’s official Love Pop and Young & Free playlists. The track’s video was also inspired by the beautiful aesthetic of the classic tale Pride & Prejudice

“Feelings” was the very first song penned for the project. It will always be a milestone in frontman Jack Mosbacher’s life who, in just a few days, found a new sound, attitude and chapter in his life. “It’s a song about a woman who is totally in control, from a man’s perspective - she is confident and fearless…[it’s] an anthem for empowerment and the unmatchable strength of women." Fresh track “Ooh La La” started as a fun tinkering in the studio and turned into what frontman Jack Mosbacher calls an epic and unapologetic “Stadium Reggae” summer track. 

“(Tell Me) It’s Not Love,” [is] an unmistakably radio-ready pop bop. Blending soulful vocals with a dazzling array of modern indie-pop elements, it’s an electric debut destined for major attention. We’re seeing KEZAR in bright lights on famous marquees. We’re hearing his neon anthems on Top 40. We’re thinking he just carved himself a well-deserved spot in the wild world of pop stardom.”  The Music Mermaid 

At the helm of the band is seasoned musician Jack Mosbacher, the mastermind behind Kezar. He comes from a strong soul background and the more you listen to each cleverly crafted beat and infectious hook, the more you recognize it as the backbone of his newfound signature pop style. Mosbacher also has a deep admiration and respect for the artists that came before him. Using state-of-the-art synthesizer technology, he and the producers added throwback elements from hip-hop’s glory days, like the big 808 drum machines on Run-DMC and NWA records and stacked backing vocals and bass synths reminiscent of the 2000’s Hyphy Movement – homages to Mac Dre, Mistah F.A.B., Keak da Sneak, and Traxamillion. When choosing a name for this project, Mosbacher wanted to stay true to his hometown of San Francisco by naming it after Kezar Stadium in the Haight-Ashbury district. Choosing the original home of the 49ers and a now music venue that played host to music legends such as Led Zeppelin, Santana and The Grateful Dead, seemed like the perfect segway into a new era of his career while staying true to his roots. 

“The song is the perfect combination of soul and modern pop” Affinity Magazine (on “Let’s Talk About You”)



COOPER & GATLIN RELEASE THE ANTHEM OF THE SUMMER "ON YOUR MIND"

COOPER & GATLIN RELEASE THE ANTHEM OF SUMMER “ON YOUR MIND”

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Powerhouse brother-sister pop duo Cooper & Gatlin have released their catchy and relatable summer anthem “On Your Mind” out everywhere today. The pair was inspired to pen this tune after Gatlin’s self-described fantasy turned flatline dating experience. As frustrating as the situation was, it served as the perfect lyrical inspiration. Hurt by this guy’s lack of devotion, she knew she was worth more than being put on anyone’s back burner. “On Your Mind became our  ‘buck up, or butt out’ anthem,” the pair said. 

“The world is loud + sometimes you need an excuse to slow down. “Fragile” gives you a peaceful moment alone–so go ahead, hit repeat a few times.” -Idobi Radio (on “Fragile”)

Their previous release “Fragile,” a raw, beautiful track about vulnerability and daring to be authentic, was released to warm praise from fans and the media alike. The track’s success includes over 2 million streams and an incredible video featuring NBC's World of Dance stars Sean Lew and Kaycee Rice. It came hot on the heels of their debut single “Break,” another rhythmic track about the stoic face you put on in front of ex- lovers. Upon its release the track was featured on Spotify’s New Music Friday U.S. playlist and the video has now amassed over 628K views. Ultra Records artist Tep No also produced a remix of the track that he even called “one of the best remixes I've made.” 

The two have the brilliant ability to blend elements of both acoustic and electronic elements seamlessly into their music. They draw you in with their lush harmonies, tight melodies and playful brother-sister dynamic. They truly found their sound when the pair’s family relocated to Los Angeles in 2014 from their hometown of Franklin, Tennessee. They’ve spent the past several years honing their craft as songwriters and musicians by forging their wide array of influences together to create a sound uniquely their own. They recently wrote a batch of new left-of-center pop songs that are universal and uplifting in delivery, but also deeply personal. 


“There is an element of Cooper & Gatlin’s dynamic as a duo that instantly resonates with listeners – making you feel as if you’ve known them forever when, in fact, they’ve only just released their third single. The Tennessee born, LA based, brother-sister alternative-pop team captivate their audience with their fresh and spirited ability to connect through storytelling in their music that stems from a powerful mutual understanding.” -Heirwaves

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ADULT(ED) WITH MEGAN NICOLE LAUNCHES EPISODE SEVEN: WINE

ADULT(ED) WITH MEGAN NICOLE LAUNCHES EPISODE SEVEN: WINE

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Megan Nicole, in conjunction with Jeenyus Entertainment, has launched the seventh episode of her brand new YouTube show Adult(ed). This episode is all about wine.  

In this episode, Megan and her friend Rydel Lynch are joined by sommelier Dr. Ryan Hess who has a Ph.D. in viticulture and enology and is the beverage director for Sprout LA. Hess starts the episode with the goal of making wine consumption more accessible and enjoyable, in particular for Lynch who is a wine skeptic and feels that she is missing out on a lot of social time with friends and family due to her lack of enthusiasm for wine. 

Hess walks the two women through the basics of tasting and enjoying wine, from why certain glasses are shaped the way they are, to why wines are named the way they are, like Savginon Blanc ‘translating to the savage grape,’ due to the brightness of its acidity. Dr. Hess gives some insightful advice for shopping for wine and how the occasion should dictate the cost, in addition to how packaging and the weight of the bottle is oftentimes an indicator of the quality of the wine. The episode sees both Rydel and Megan, become exponentially more confident in their abilities to enjoy and shop for wine. See Megan’s key takeaways from the episode HERE

ADULT(ED) EPISODE SEVEN: WATCH HERE

This past year, Megan’s life really catapulted from adolescence to adulthood, with her getting married, buying her first home and become a pet parent. These rapid changes left her a little overwhelmed and wishing she had a sort of handbook which was the inspiration for the concept of Adult(ed). 

In this 10-episode season, Megan, along with a guest tackle a new subject with the help of an expert on the topic. Fan feedback from the first five episodes has been incredible thus far. From throwing a fancy dinner party and working out anywhere to figuring out taxes, Megan hopes viewers will learn something new and will leave each episode feeling confident about taking action to live a more positive adult life.

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SPEELBURG RELEASES “OXY COTTON CANDY”

SPEELBURG RELEASES “OXY COTTON CANDY”

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“Speelburg...is a force to be reckoned with.” - Pigeons & Planes

 Just in time for the 4th of July Speelburg has released his cheeky yet cheery song of the summer ‘Oxy Cotton Candy.”  The Belgian-American Brighton, UK based artist spent the last two years making “pop music for important people,” and "Oxy Cotton Candy”  is the first single from the body of work created in those sessions. These new songs are a departure from his previous releases, offering a sunnier musical disposition that puts a spotlight on Speelburg mastermind Noah Sacré’s sharp wit and unique sense of humor. The track is fantastically intricate and slyly brilliant, drawing listeners into Speelburg’s pleasantly oddball world with jangly hooks and effervescent choruses.

“..... that killer falsetto, playfully arranged guitars and synths and melodies that can evoke Connan Mockasin one moment, and Father John Misty or ‘The Bay’-era Metronomy the next.”

 - VICE on "Screener Season”(the last single)

When choosing a name for the project, Sacré, who has a deep love of cinema,  decided that if he was going to be a creative and put those creations out into the world he should set the bar high. So he aimed for genius level, naming the project Speelburg, to keep a nice and slightly uncomfortable level of pressure oh his shoulders, in the hopes that someday he will live up to the name.  Speelburg’s oddball view of the world makes its way into all of his work from his songs named after famous people like “Gwyneth Paltrow” and song titles like “Oxy Cotton Candy,” that Sacré feels encapsulates the vibe of these new songs: “absurd weird and fun,” says Sacré “like there’s something off-kilter about it but it’s still disco-y and danceable.” 

Speelburg’s music has been championed by tastemakers such as Pigeons and Planes, Indie Shuffle, Clash Music, Vice, DIY Magazine,  BBC Radio 1’s Phil Target, Annie Mac and Clara Amfo, KCRW’s Jason Kramer and Apple’s Zane Lowe. Collectively Speelburg’s music has been streamed over 8 million times and counting. 

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ADULT(ED) WITH MEGAN NICOLE LAUNCHES EPISODE SIX: HOW TO BE A GOOD DOG PARENT

ADULT(ED) WITH MEGAN NICOLE LAUNCHES EPISODE SIX: HOW TO BE A GOOD DOG PARENT

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Megan Nicole, in conjunction with Jeenyus Entertainment, has launched the sixth episode of her brand new YouTube show Adult(ed). This episode is all about how to be a good dog parent to a new pup. 

In this episode, Megan and her friend Alex Robert are joined by expert Claire Anderson (a behavior consultant and trainer from Tully’s Training) who teaches them how to properly train a new pup using easy and efficient techniques. Anderson stresses the importance of communication, positive reinforcement and socialization. 

Anderson outlines specific topics and training techniques including using treats to reward good behavior, easy-to-understand language and how to properly potty train. Her informative training tips are perfect for any new dog parent as they’re both effective and economical. You can also view Megan’s key takeaways from the episode HERE

ADULT(ED) EPISODE SIX: WATCH HERE

This past year, Megan’s life really catapulted from adolescence to adulthood, with her getting married, buying her first home and become a pet parent. These rapid changes left her a little overwhelmed and wishing she had a sort of handbook which was the inspiration for the concept of Adult(ed). 

In this 10-episode season, Megan, along with a guest tackle a new subject with the help of an expert on the topic. Fan feedback from the first five episodes has been incredible thus far. From throwing a fancy dinner party and working out anywhere to figuring out taxes, Megan hopes viewers will learn something new and will leave each episode feeling confident about taking action to live a more positive adult life. 

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ADULT(ED) WITH MEGAN NICOLE LAUNCHES EPISODE FOUR: HOW TO WORK OUT ANYWHERE

ADULT(ED) WITH MEGAN NICOLE LAUNCHES EPISODE FOUR: HOW TO WORK OUT ANYWHERE

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Megan Nicole, in conjunction with Jeenyus Entertainment, has launched the fourth episode of her brand new YouTube show Adult(ed). This episode is all about working out and is another incredible chapter to the full guide on how to being a grown up.

In this episode, Megan brings in muscle and mindset coach Natalie Flowers to walk Megan’s friend actress Greer Grammer  through how to live healthier despite being a busy working actress with a hectic schedule and lot’s of travel. Flowers takes Megan and Greer through a series of workouts that can be done on the go and almost anywhere using resistance bands and household items like paper plates. Flowers also coaches the girls on meal prep and portion control breaking it down into simple palpable rules and guidelines to make the task less daunting. One of the most important things Flowers touches on is how making real change starts with the right mindset. The human brain has over 70,000 thoughts a day, 90% of which are negative, so to start seeing real change we need to change our thoughts. Flowers’ gives viewers some insight into her four F’s system for creating a healthy and more positive mindset. Faith, which is what you believe about yourself.  Focus, and what you began to see. Feet, which is taking action on what you believe about yourself all which lead to a healthy and positive Future.

Adult (ed) was inspired by the last year of Megan’s life where she felt like she went from adolescence to adulthood overnight. She got married, bought her first home and became a pet parent. These rapid changes left her a little overwhelmed and wishing she had a handbook of sorts, thus, Adult(ed) was born. The feedback on the three episodes, “How to Transform A Rental Space,”  “How to Throw an Adult Dinner Party” and “What You Need in Your Kitchen” has been incredible thus far.  With this show, Megan is hoping that viewers walk away from the series and the individual episodes feeling informed, positive and confident about living a meaningful adult life.

MORE ON MEGAN

Megan Nicole is a singer/songwriter, and actress. With a studio film, headlining tour, and original music under her belt, this multi-talented artist is breaking boundaries and leading the merging force between traditional and new media. Megan had the honor of traveling to Argentina to interview the former First Lady of The United States, Michelle Obama, as a part of the Let Girls Learn Initiative. She wants to continue to use her influence and voice to promote positive global change, and recently returned from India where she went to work with Project Rescue, a non-profit organization that provides physical, emotional and spiritual restoration for women and children in sexual slavery.  

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ZAYDE WØLF RELEASES HIS ANTHEMIC RENDITION OF "THE BOYS OF SUMMER"

ZAYDE WØLF RELEASES HIS ANTHEMIC RENDITION OF “THE BOYS OF SUMMER”

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Based in Nashville, TN, ZAYDE WØLF is the project of Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer and entrepreneur Dustin Burnett. His incredible work all started from a single, somewhat accidental, song that received such a strong reaction that it turned into an all-consuming project. Since then, Burnett has been making music, directing and producing his own music videos and artistic directing his own visuals. In addition to being the mastermind behind ZAYDE WØLF, he’s 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.

Without any outside funding or corporate help, ZAYDE WØLF has gained 160K YouTube subscribers, 37 million views, 72 million streams on Spotify, 82K Spotify followers and 13 million streams on Apple. His musical success has also lead to placements in hundreds of films, TV shows, trailers, commercials, and video games. The list includes Shameless, Teen Wolf, Love, Simon, the Jack Reacher 2 trailer, The Maze Runner 3, Pride Prejudice & Zombies, spots for UFC, the NFL and the NBA. Burnett has also creatively expanded his reach by cultivating relationships with partners such as Dude Perfect, one of the top YouTube sports channels with over 40 Million subscribers and 7 Billion views. They’ve used his ZAYDE WØLF has released his anthemic rendition of Don Henley’s classic tune “The Boys of Summer” out everywhere today. “I just wanted to be a part of the legacy of this song and show it to everyone a new way,” he says, “I was drawn in by the melody and music video when I was a kid. Over the years the song has hit me on so many levels of love and loss.”

This is the fun summer follow up to his latest release “Cold-Blooded” that has amassed over 1.7M streams and was used as the theme song for the Chicago Cubs for the start of their season. This is only a small portion of the success of the ZAYDE WØLF empire. His latest album Modern Alchemy charted in over 25 countries on the iTunes overall charts and debuted in the top ten Alternative charts here in the U.S. upon its release.  

“Anthemic and heroic,‘Cold Blooded’ is a single that inspires and brings out the animalistic rebel in anyone who listens.” -Come Here Floyd

music in numerous videos and continue to support his music and success. In the past, he has also partnered with America's Got Talent and YouTube star Sofi Dossi on the video for his single "Rule the World."

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WASI RELEASES THEIR DEBUT ALBUM RIOT POP

WASI RELEASES THEIR DEBUT ALBUM RIOT POP

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Los Angeles revolutionaries WASI usher in a new movement of empowerment, inclusion and self-love with their debut album Riot Pop out everywhere today. Pushing for change and acceptance, this record comes right in time to celebrate Pride Month. In addition to the release of their debut, the band will head out on the road for their Love is Gay tour starting June 10th where they’ll be working with LGBTQ youth centers around the country at every tour stop, meeting with kids in each city to talk to them about music, art and above all, spreading a message of pride and breaking down barriers. To celebrate even further, the band will be DJing the Pride show at the tastemaker Los Angeles showcase night, School Night!

“WASI is the pop band the world needs right now.” AFFINITY MAGAZINE

WASI’s anthemic and relatable music is deeply rooted in their experience as outsiders. They own their voice and draw equal influence from the rebellion of the Clash and the pop sensibilities of Tegan & Sara. Not only do they write songs about defiance and shaking up the system, they live it every day. At the helm of the band are newlyweds and human rights activists Jessie Meehan and Merilou Salazar. The group developed and produce the Women Fuck Shit Up Fest that takes place in both Los Angeles and D.C., an event for women to show off their art in a safe, free and empowering environment. Their activism reached new heights last year when they single-handedly got Walgreens to establish a nationwide bathroom discrimination policy. See the video on the ACLU website HERE.

“It’s titled ‘Riot Pop,’ which is WASI’s name for their brand of music, which mashes electro-pop, hip-hop, dance-punk and garage-rock into a cocktail of self-affirmation and inclusivity. The band, founded by Buena Park natives (and now newlyweds) Merilou Salazar and Jessie Meehan, has become a beacon of positivity for youth whose identity, body type or politics has left them feeling as if they’re on the outside looking in.” –BUZZBANDS LA

This record explores themes of fear and isolation but balances that with messages of love and being comfortable in your own skin. “Riot Pop is the optimism we hold onto in the chaos of the world around us and in our heads,” says the band. They hope it will provide the same sense of security and reassurance to fans that they’ve found through their music.

“Like the rad, queer riot bands before them, this Los Angeles duo, comprised of Merilou Salazar and Jessie Meehan, is about more than just sick beats: it’s about using the emotive intensity of sound to rock the world into a better, more progressive future. “ –CURVE MAGAZINE

“WASI  is a pop dream for woke grrrls.” – BUST

LOVE IS GAY TOUR DATES:

6/10 Long Beach Long Beach, CA (teaming up with “Queer Nights at Que Sera”)

6/16 Seventh Circle Music Collective Denver, CO (working with Rainbow Alley)

6/18 Gold Blood Collective Salt Lake City, UT  (working with Familia Trans Queer Liberation)

6/21 Queer Variety Show Portland, OR

6/22 Screwdriver Bar Seattle, WA (w/ the Seattle Lesbian)

6/26 Maltese Bar Chico, CA (working with Stonewall Alliance)

6/27 Ivy Room Oakland, CA  (working with Queer Gym)

6/28 Honey Hive Gallery San Francisco, CA (working with Lyric)

6/29 Knockout Bar San Francisco, CA (presented by Uncensored Visionary)

7/8  Bootleg Theater Los Angeles, CA (presented by Badass Bands)

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THE MOWGLI'S ANNOUNCE THEIR SUMMER VACATION TOUR

THE MOWGLI’S ANNOUNCE THEIR SUMMER VACATION TOUR

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Alt. rock, good vibes torchbearers The Mowgli’s are hitting the road this summer bringing their feel-good anthems to the East Coast and Midwest on their Summer Vacation tour, supported by Petal and Arms Akimbo.

From their beginning as a music collective in Venice Beach, California, The Mowgli’s have been writing songs of love, unity, and togetherness. Their breakout hit “San Francisco” brought them national attention and cemented the band as indie-rockers with purpose and a message. Two subsequent albums and two independent EP have captured an ever-growing fanbase drawn to their message of positivity.

“California indie collective The Mowgli's infuse their latest EP with their signature breezy style and heartwarming lyrics.” - Pop Dust

This tour comes on the heels of their second independent EP release American Feelings, a collection of songs about connection and the lack thereof in the modern world, that has been streamed over 2 million times and was released to warm praise from fans and the media alike. Billboard called the brooding song “Norman Rockwell” a“..richly textured and rhythmic track, ” Alternative Addition said “The EP features four of the band’s best songs to date,” and Unclear Magazine commented that “with nostalgic touches with a modern heartbeat, the band gives us the ballads of love and light.”

“American Feelings shows how truly versatile The Mowgli’s are as a group.”

- Highlight Magazine

The Mowgli’s - who began as a 10+ member group playing house parties and warehouse gatherings - is now led by Katie Jayne Earl with singer/guitarist Josh Hogan, drummer Andy Warren, keys player David Appelbaum and Matt Di Panni on bass. The release of their first major-label LP Waiting For The Dawn in 2013 saw immediate success with the hit single “San Francisco” and 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. The band’s music has accumulated 250 Million streams and counting, and they’ve graced the stages of major festivals such as Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, ACL, Firefly, Osheaga, Arroyo Seco, BottleRock, Bumbershoot and more. They’ve worked with major international brands such as Spotify, Abercrombie, Levi’s, GM, Dunkin’ Donuts, VW and Verizon and continue to spread their message of positivity not only through their music but through their work with charities such as Heal The Bay, Happy Bottoms and the International Rescue Committee.

THE MOWGLI’S SUMMER VACATION TOUR

w/ Arms Akimbo and Petal

7.14 @ Union Stage - Washington, D.C.

7.16 @ Elevation 27 - Virginia Beach, VA

7.17 @ The Underground - Fillmore - Charlotte, NC

7.19 @ The Social - Orlando, FL

7.20 @ Jack Rabbits - Jacksonville, FL

7.21 @ Crowbar - Tampa, FL

7.24 @ White Oak Music Hall - Houston, TX

7.26 @ Globe Hall - Denver, CO

7.27 @ Black Sheep - Colorado Springs, CO

7.29 @ The Ready Room - St. Louis, MO

7.30 @ The HiFI - Indianapolis, IN

7.31 @ Taft Theatre - Cincinnati, OH *

8.01 @ The Basement East - Nashville, TN *

* w/o Petal

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LIZ VICE RELEASES "IT WAS GOOD"

LIZ VICE RELEASES “IT WAS GOOD” SINGLE

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“Chance the Rapper and Kanye West may use gospel elements to give their music a reverent lilt, but the genre hasn’t had many crossover evangelists since Kirk Franklin’s hip-hop bombast brought it to the pop charts in the 1990s. Enter Ms. Vice, whose version of gospel is more rootsy than radio. She has a rich voice that fits easily into her groovy yet understated arrangements; the result recalls the gentle revival of artists like Leon Bridges. “ - The New York Time

Brooklyn by way of Portland, Oregon artist Liz Vice has released a new single “It Was Good.”  This song is the follow up to her sophomore album Save Me, released last year,  that debuted in the top 25 on the Billboard Gospel charts

The song was co-written with Glenn Lavender and Leslie Jordan and is based on the poem “Creation,” by James Weldon Johnson, who also wrote “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” Johnson became the national organizer for the NAACP in 1920 and edited the Book of American Negro Poetry, a major contribution to the history of African American literature. The song, like the poem, simply focuses on the beauty in the world, and what a gift it is to be alive and living on this planet.

Liz Vice is a storyteller at heart. The Portland native started her career working behind the scenes in the world of film and video, only to accidentally find herself behind the mic. Liz Vice’s sound is a fusion of Gospel and R&B, with dynamic and soulful vocals, and lyrics, deeply rooted in spirituality, that gives her work a  timeless feel. For the past four years, Vice’s music and live performances have put her on the map as an artist to watch. She has been praised and featured by Oregon Public Broadcasts’ One Song, NPR’s World Cafe and Weekend Edition, Mountain Stage, eTown, NPR’s Weekend Edition, Relevant Magazine, and more. She has shared the stage with artists such as Lake Street Dive, Rodriguez, Joss Stone, The Wood Brothers, Lecrae, Blind Boys of Alabama and performed at Mavis Staple’s 80th Birthday at the Apollo alongside David Byrne, Norah Jones, Jon Batiste, Warren Haynes and more.

Upon its release  Save Me was warmly received by fans and media alike. NPR said, “The mindfulness she brings to the stories she tells on Save Me proves essential and powerful.”  No Depression said, “Liz Vice walks the stony road to redemption, delivering tunes that celebrate the victory over the illusions that hold us down while acknowledging the heavyweight of self-doubt and missed opportunities for loving others that we bear,” and Bitch Magazine commented that “Liz Vice is unpretentious and uncomplicated on Save Me, a gospel album that aims straight for the spirit. Vice’s faith-based music, influenced by legends Mavis Staples and Sister Rosetta Tharpe, is lifting.”

Vice is currently working on her third full-length album which will come out next year.

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