Goldfrapp returns with a brand new album, Tales Of Us (Mute), her most cinematic, narrative and intimate recording to date.  The album, Goldfrapp’s sixth full-length, will be released September 10th.Tales of Us was written and produced by Alison Goldfrapp with Will Gregory, the album was recorded in their English countryside studio.

Goldfrapp released the visual for Drew, directed by Lisa Gunning, the video is the first taste of a film by Gunning that'll accompany the album, the film is due out... [read full story]
Deltron 3030
The wait is over! Deltron 3030 finally make a return with their long-awaited full-length release, Deltron 3030: Event II (Bulk). Del The Funky Homosapien, Dan The Automator and Kid Koala have enlisted a “who’s who”  group of guests for the album; comedian David Cross, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, The Lonely Island, Damon Albarn, Chef David Chang, Mike Patton – amongst many others. The group dropped an album trailer that features Joseph Gordon-Levitt on narrative, and will release an EP City Rising From the Ashes on August 13 ... [read full story]
Matt Nathanson
Matt Nathanson recently released his new album; Last of the Great Pretenders (Vanguard) and on release day he wrote this, talented writer isn’t he? He’s a stunner on the TV too, having performed onThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno performingMission Bells, he was also featured on VH1’s “Stop/Watch”.“Mission Bells” is firmly placed in the Top 10 on the AAA radio chart and quickly climbing the Hot AC charts.   A proven dynamic performer, Matt will be hitting the road in support ofLast of the Great Pretenders, go hear him (& see him)! Full tour dates
Okkervil River
Okkervil River are kind of geniuses, just look at THIS, it’s so cool right? What’s better than Will Sheff’s emotive voice? Who knew as a child he wanted to break into a church? Who knew ‘Will’ was a weird name? Okkervil River will be releasing The Silver Gymnasium (their first for ATO) on September 3rd,.  The album was produced by John Agnello and it’s an ‘autobiography’ album, set in a very specific time and place from Will Sheff’s childhood –in 1986 in the small town of Meriden, NH (hence the aforementioned “THISwhere Sheff's parents worked as teachers for a boarding school. Sheff conceived the album as a tribute to... [read full story]
White Lies

London outfit White Lies are set to release their third album BIG TV on August 20th via Harvest.  The album was recorded with producer Ed Buller (Suede, Pulp, Spiritualized).  It’s teaser track, “Getting Even”premiered on KCRW and immediately shot into the Top 20 on Hype Machine’s global buzz chart. White Lie’s dropped a video for “Their Goes Our Love Again”).The UK chart topping trio have played sold out shows, toured with Coldplay, Muse and Kings of Leon, and even found time to create cool videos, like this cool home video they made of a recent tour  ***NEWS ALERT WHITE LIES HAVE JUST BEEN CONFIRMED FOR THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO – Sept 4th!! ***

Basia Bulat

Canadian singer-songwriter Basia Bulat is set to release her third album Tall Tall Shadow (Secret City Records). The album was co-produced by Basia herself, Tim Kingsbury (Arcade Fire) and Mark Lawson, the Grammy-winning engineer for Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs. Tall Tall Shadow is set for release October 1st  and you can hear the title track here. Basia is a musician’s musician with a plethora of notable fans from Neil Young to Arcade Fire, she has also toured with the likes of The National, Nick Cave, St Vincent, Beirut and Arcade Fire. Also a press darling, Basia has appeared on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert, and YoursTruly... [read full story]

Wrong Side of Heaven Vol. 1

Released: July 30, 2013
Pura Vida Conspiracy

Released: July 16, 2013
The Hurry and The Harm

Released: June 4, 2013
112K (+25%) 7K (+40%) 20K+ (+47%)
#2 Chart Debut &
#1 Indie Release
The band's highest Billboard chart debut! Highest chart position & largest 1st week ever!
  @SaidTheWhale drops the extreme new video for #ILoveYou before stepping out on their US tour. Are you up to the challenge?
  @CityandColour release a stunning visual experience to accompany their single #Thirst. Don't worry, this one is #SFW!
  Our new friends @KopeckyFamily Band light up the #TonightShow with a performance of my new summer jam #Heartbeat. Get your dance on!
  Canada's @Dinosaur_Bones whets our appetite for their upcoming album #ShakyDream with a video for #NothingLeftBetweenTheLines
  @Defeater's #LettersHome brings the band (and our friends at @Bridge9) their highest chart debut EVER!
  @TwinForksMusic, the new project from ChrisCarraba and friends heads out on tour in support of their debut EP, out Sept 17th. Watch the teaser featuring #BackToYou!
  @TalibKweli joins megastars Macklemore & Ryan Lewis on tour this fall! Check out the new video for #ComeHere featuring another megastar Miguel
  @Yellowcard is reissuing their decade old hit album #OceanAvenue with a newly recorded acoustic reimagining. They're also touring it! Can't Wait!
  @Charming_Liars premieres their first official video for #NewDisorder, before stepping out on this summer's #UPROARTOUR
  The amazing @AlicemcRussell returns stateside for round 2 of touring! Check out the cool new video for #ForAWhile on her Youtube Channel


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