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May 22, 2013

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros Premiere "Better Days"

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros have just premiered their new song "Better Days" on Soundcloud! The track will appear on the band's forthcoming self-titled third studio album out July 23rd via our friends at Community Music. "These songs mean everything to me," said frontman Alex Ebert who produced the album. "It's the rawest, most liberated, most rambunctious stuff we've done." Stream the new song below.

The Zeros recently hit the road for an extensive run of live headlines dates and festival appearances (Sasquatch, Governor’s Ball, Bonnaroo, Firefly, Kanrocksas, Floydfest). Click HERE for all tour dates and ticket links.

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May 21, 2013

The 1975's IV EP Available Now

The 1975's new five-track IV EP is available today! View the full tracklist below and click HERE to purchase the new five-track release on iTunes for just $3.45.

The band will return stateside as support for The Neighbourhood for three weeks of dates in June. They will also perform two headlining shows in California in July and will shortly be announcing a full US headline tour for October. Click HERE for all dates and ticket links.

The 1975 - IV EP:
1. The City
2. Sex
3. Chocolate
4. Me
5. You

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May 07, 2013

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros Announce New Self-Titled Album Out July 23rd

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros today announced the release of their forthcoming third studio album. The self-titled offering will be released in the U.S. and Canada on July 23rd via Community Music and everywhere else on July 29th. See below for the complete tracklisting and album art and stay tuned for new music to be unveiled in the coming weeks.

“These songs mean everything to me,” said frontman Alex Ebert who produced the album. “It’s the rawest, most liberated, most rambunctious stuff we’ve done.”

On August 4th, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros will headline the legendary Hollywood Bowl for a special hometown performance. Tickets are currently available for purchase HERE.

The band recently hit the road for an extensive run of live headlines dates and festival appearances (SunFest, Beale Street Music Festival, BottleRock, Sasquatch, Governor’s Ball, Bonnaroo, Firefly, Kanrocksas, Floydfest) and will travel to Europe in July for dates in Portugal, Ireland, and the UK with more international dates to be announced soon. Click HERE for all tour dates and ticket links.

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros tracklisting:
1. Better Days
2. Lets Get High
3. Two 
4. Please!
5. Country Calling
6. Life Is Hard
7. If I Were Free 
8. In The Lion
9. They Were Wrong
10. In The Summer 
11. Remember To Remember
12. This Life

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May 07, 2013

Rogue Wave Release New Track "Siren's Song", Nightingale Floors Now Available for Pre-Order

Stereogum has just premiered Rogue Wave's new track "Siren's Song"! Click HERE to give it a listen. "Siren's Song" appears on the band's upcoming fifth studio album Nightingale Floors out June 4th via Vagrant.

Nightingale Floors is now available for pre-order on iTunes. Click HERE to pre-order and you’ll receive “College” instantly and four bonus tracks on release day.

The upcoming 10-track effort captures a newly reignited energy from frontman Zach Rogue and primary creative collaborator Pat Spurgeon. The songs recall the band's indie-rock and folk-like tendencies from its first three albums-2003's Out Of The Shadow (re-released in 2004), 2005's Descended Like Vultures, and 2007's Asleep At Heaven's Gate-but also included an experimental edge that the members have always been interested in but never really explored on record. Rogue Wave's Nightingale Floors is secure in its sound and brimming with confidence.

Rogue Wave previously announced a summer tour in support of the new album that kicks off June 12th in Salt Lake City. Supporting the band will be New York's Caveman and Seattle's Hey, Marseilles on select dates. Click HERE for all dates and ticket links.

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May 03, 2013

AmazonMP3 Features 5 Vagrant Albums for $5 Now Through May 15th

AmazonMP3 editors have hand-selected five Vagrant albums to make up five percent of their "100 Albums for $5" for the first half of May 2013. The full-album digital downloads are only discounted for a limited time, check out the five Vagrant titles below and follow the links to take advantage!

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Specter At The Feast
PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
City and Colour - Little Hell
Active Child - You Are All I See
School of Seven Bells - Ghostory

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May 01, 2013

Fossil Collective Sign to Vagrant, Debut Album Tell Where I Lie Out Now

We are very excited to welcome Yorkshire, UK's Fossil Collective to the Vagrant roster! The band’s debut album Tell Where I Lie is now available in the US through a partnership between Vagrant and Dirty Hit Records. The album was released on April 8, 2013 and debuted at #1 on Billboard’s New Artist chart as well as at #2 on Billboard’s Heatseekers chart. Tell Where I Lie has received international critical acclaim for the group’s layers of rich harmonies and delicately melodic contemporary sounds. Listen to the single "Let It Go" below and click HERE to purchase the album on iTunes.

Fossil Collective formed in 2011 and consists of multi-instrumentalists David Fendick and Jonny Hooker. "We were listening to the kind of music we grew up with (Neil Young, Fleetwood Mac, The Beach Boys, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor)," Jonny reminisces. "We decided there and then to try and capture the essence of that traditional song craft, to strip everything back to the song, lyrics and melody." Added Dave, "it was actually very liberating to be able to do that."

Fossil Collective will be touring throughout North America beginning in late May supporting The Boxer Rebellion. Dates begin in Montreal on May 23 and currently wrap in Cambridge, Mass. on June 22. The band is currently wrapping up a 21-date UK tour with festival appearances scheduled for later this summer.



Fossil Collective on tour with The Boxer Rebellion:
May 23 – Montreal, QC @ Café Campus
May 24 – Toronto, ON @ The Opera House
May 28 – Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room
May 29 – Calgary, BC @ Republik
May 31 – Vancouver, BC @ Electric Owl
Jun 01 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
Jun 02 – Seattle, WA @ Neptune
Jun 05 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
Jun 07 – Hollywood, CA @ Avalon
Jun 10 – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
Jun 12 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
Jun 14 – St. Louis, MO @ Old Rock House
Jun 15 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
Jun 17 – Millvale, PA @ Mr Smalls
Jun 18 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
Jun 20 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
Jun 22 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair

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Apr 29, 2013

Wake Owl Takes "Wild Country" Acoustic for Relix Magazine Artist Exclusive

Wake Owl performed a stripped-down version of their single "Wild Country" captivating the staff at the offices of Relix Magazine in NYC last Friday. See it HERE or just watch it below.

"Wild Country" is the single and title track off Wake Owl's debut EP, available now on iTunes!

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Apr 26, 2013

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Perform on Leno, Specter At The Feast Featured on iTunes

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club were the musical guest last night on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Click HERE to watch the full episode, or check out the performance of "Hate the Taste" below.

"Hate the Taste" appears on BRMC's new album Specter At The Feast which is currently being featured on iTunes for just $7.99 for a limited time. Click HERE to purchase.

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Apr 25, 2013

The 1975 Premiere "The City" Video, Announce US Summer Tour with The Neighbourhood

The 1975 have just premiered their new official video for "The City" via The Fader! Click HERE to check it out or watch below.

The band has announced they will return stateside as support for The Neighbourhood for three weeks of dates in June. They will also perform two headlining shows in California in July and will shortly be announcing a full US headline tour for October. See all dates below and click HERE for ticket links.



The 1975 on tour with The Neighbourhood:
June 4th - Tulsa, OK @ Vanguard
June 5th - Dallas, TX @ Trees
June 7th - Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald's
June 8th - Austin, TX @ Antones
June 11th - Orlando, FL @ The Social
June 12th - St. Petersburg, FL @ The Local 662
June 14th - Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
June 15th - Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
June 17th - Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl
June 18th - Charlotte, NC @ Amos Southend
June 19th - Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
June 22nd - Rochester, NY @ Main Street Armory
June 23rd - South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground Showcase
June 25th - Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda's
June 26th - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg
July 24th - Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour**
July 25th - San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop**
**Headline shows

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Apr 18, 2013

Rogue Wave Announce Summer Tour

Rogue Wave have just announced a North American headline tour in support of their forthcoming album Nightingale Floors this June and July! The tour will feature support from Caveman and Hey, Marseilles on select dates. See below for all dates and click HERE for pre-sale ticket links.

Before each tour date (excluding festivals), Rogue Wave will be holding exclusive "Soundcheck Parties." Purchase four tickets together (either through the band's pre-sale or through the general on sale) and forward your receipt to roguewavesoundcheck@gmail.com and as the date of the show gets closer you will be sent directions on how to attend the Soundcheck Party being held in your city.

Rogue Wave on tour:
June 12th - Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
June 13th - Boulder, CO @ eTown
June 14th - Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
June 15th - St. Louis, MO @ Old Rock House *
June 16th - Indianapolis, IN @ Radio Radio *
June 18th - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
June 19th - Washington, DC @ Black Cat *
June 20th - Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair *
June 21st - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg *
June 22nd - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *
June 23rd - Millvale, PA @ Mr. Small's Theatre *
June 25th - Toronto, Canada @ The Mod Club *
June 26th - Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre *
June 27th - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall *
June 28th - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall *
June 29th - Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Cafe *
July 12th - San Francisco, CA The Independent #
July 13th - San Francisco, CA The Independent #
July 16th - Vancouver, Canada @ Biltmore Cabaret #
July 17th - Seattle, WA @ Neumos Crystal Ball Room
July 18th - Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom #
July 20th - Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre #
July 21st - Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern #

* Appearing with Caveman
# Appearing with Hey, Marseilles