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audio ‘stache: Acoustic Dark Rockers ANCIENT VVISDOM To Release ‘Deathlike’ February 5th on Prosthetic Records

February 1, 2013 Leave a comment

Stream Ancient VVisdom’s Deathlike in full on Terrorizer.com and check out the band’s North American tour dates with Pallbearer and Royal Thunder. 

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From the dark corners of Austin, Texas, singer/songwriter Nathan Opposition, his brother Michael Jochum (electric guitar) and acoustic guitarist Justin “Ribs” Mason have been annihilating the underground rock scene under the moniker of ANCIENT VVISDOM. On February 5th, the acoustic dark rockers will release their sophomore album Deathlike, a follow-up to their 2011 critically acclaimed debut A Godlike Inferno. The mesmerizing new collection was recorded at Diamond Factory Studios in Austin and once again mixed and mastered by engineer/co-producer Jason Buntz (Jet, The Darkness,…Trail of Dead), along with partner and Enormous Door founder Jack Control.

Stream Deathlike now on TERRORIZER.COM

Download the title track on iTunes and Amazon MP3

ANCIENT VVISDOM has confirmed a two-week tour alongside Royal Thunder, which will directly follow their trek supporting Enslaved on the upcoming “Winter Rites” tour. Additionally, the band will perform intimate acoustic sets at select local record stores along the way, including a recently confirmed appearance at Vacation Vinyl in Los Angeles. Full dates can be found listed below.

ANCIENT VVISDOM Tour Dates:
1/30        Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts #
1/31        Baltimore, MD – Ottobar #
2/1          Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre #
2/2          Detroit, MI –  The Magic Stick #
2/3          Chicago, IL – Reggie’s Rock Club #
2/4          Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights #
2/6          Littleton, CO – Angelo’s CD’s (5 p.m. acoustic in-store performance)
2/6          Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre #
2/8          Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour #
2/8          Los Angeles, CA – Vacation Vinyl (5 p.m. acoustic in-store performance)
2/9          San Francisco, CA – Slim’s #
2/10        Portland, OR – Music Millennium (4 p.m. acoustic in-store performance)
2/10        Portland, OR – Branx #
2/11        Seattle, WA – Silver Platters (5 p.m. acoustic in-store performance)
2/11        Seattle, WA – Highline Bar #
2/12        Vancouver, BC – Scrape Records (5:30 p.m. acoustic in-store performance)
2/12        Vancouver, BC – Biltmore Cabaret #
2/14        Edmonton, AB – Pawn Shop #
2/15        Calgary, AB – Dickens Pub #
2/16        Regina, SK – The Exchange #
2/17        Winnipeg, MB – The Osborne Village Inn #
2/19        Toronto, ON – The Opera House #
2/20        Montreal, QC – Les Foufounes Electriques #
2/21        Boston, MA – The Sinclair #
2/22        New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom #
2/23        New Haven,CT – Cafe Nine *
2/25        Burlington, VT – Nectars *
2/26        Providence, RI – Firehouse 13 *
2/27        Harrisburg, PA – Fed Live *
3/1          Columbus, OH – Kobo Live *
3/2          Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class *
3/3          Newport, KY – Southgate House Revival *
3/4          Grand Rapids, MI – The Pyramid Scheme *
3/6          Madison, WI – Frequency *
3/8          Dekalb, IL – House Cafe *
# with Enslaved, Pallbearer, Royal Thunder
* with Royal Thunder

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Pre-order Deathlike on CD or LP here: Prosthetic Records

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buzz ‘stache: MANIKA to Debut New Single, Tour with One Direction

Eighteen-year-old pop artist, MANIKA, is set to debut her “Good Girls” anthem on Top 40 Radio June 5th and tour with teen heartthrobs, One Direction, this summer.


MANIKA made an announcement on Tuesday, May 15th, that her highly anticipated second single, “Good Girls” will be added to Top 40 Radio starting June 5th. This fun, energetic pop track is destined to be an anthem for all the “good girls” out there and meant to be turned up loud!

Listen to “Good Girls” before it hits radio on SoundCloud.

The June release follows her breakout Top 40 pop hit “Just Can’t Let You Go” featuring Young Money’s Lil Twist. “Good Girls” is the lead single from her debut, five-track EP entitled , The Middle of Hollywood EP, slated for release May 22nd via Wamaframa Records/CCA Entertainment.

Watch the video for “Just Can’t Let You Go” on YouTube.

MANIKA, a fresh and positive role model for teens, is also jet setting across the nation with special performances. She has been chosen by teen sensation, One Direction, the first British group to ever have their first record debut at #1, to be the opening act on their North American Summer Tour. In between performances with One Direction, MANIKA, a former girl scout herself, will also headline a few dates of The Girl Scouts of America 100th Anniversary Tour.  MANIKA performed last Saturday on May 12 on the Village Stage at KIIS-FM’s Wango Tango alongside Nicki Minaj, Pitbull and Maroon 5.

MANIKA Tour Dates (Dates with One Direction Indicated Below):

22-May            Mohegan Sun Arena (with One Direction)                  Uncasville, CT

24-May            Patriot Center (with One Direction)                             Fairfax, VA

25-May            IZOD Center (with One Direction)                               East Rutherford, NJ

26-May            Beacon Theatre (2 SHOWS with One Direction)        New York, NY

28-May            Susquehanna Bank Center (with One Direction)        Camden, NJ

29-May            Molson Amphitheatre (with One Direction)                 Toronto, Ontario

31-May            Molson Amphitheatre (with One Direction)                 Toronto, Ontario

1-Jun               Fox Theatre (with One Direction)                               Detroit, MI

2-Jun               Allstate Arena (with One Direction)                            Chicago, IL

9-Jun               Girl Scouts “Rock The Mall”                                         Washington, DC

13-Jun            Event Ctr at San Jose State (with One Direction)       San Jose, CA

14-Jun            Paramount Theatre (with One Direction)                    Oakland, CA

17-Jun            Honda Center (with One Direction)                             Anaheim, CA

23-Jun            Gexa Energy Pavillion (with One Direction)                Dallas, TX

24-Jun            Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion (with One Direction) Houston, TX

26-Jun            Arena at Gwinnett Center (with One Direction)         Atlanta, GA

27-Jun            Time Warner Cable Arena (with One Direction)         Charlotte, NC

29-Jun            1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre (with One Direction) Tampa, FL

30-Jun            Amway Center (with One Direction)                          Orlando, FL

1-Jul                BankAtlantic Center (with One Direction)                   Sunrise, FL

8-Sep              Girl Scouts “GirlaPalooza”                                           Atlanta, GA

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live ‘stache: Céu Brings Brazilian Bohemia to North America

April 23, 2012 Leave a comment

Brazilian Sensation Céu Hits Road and Announces North American Tour This Summer For New Travel-Inspired Record

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Brazilian sensation Céu announces her North American summer tour in support of her new travel-inspired record, Caravana Sereia Bloom which debuted at #1 on the iTunes Brazilian Chart. After completing the European leg of her tour with stops in France, Germany and the UK where she performed on the legendary program Later…with Jools Holland, Céu returns to play the US and Canada on June 9th. Céu will be joined by fellow Brazilian musician and Six Degrees label mate Curumin, who is releasing his new album Arrocha on June 5th.

Watch the official video for  Retrovisorand see tour dates below:

Céu North American Tour

June 9 – Princeton, NJ – Pettoranello Gardens Amphitheater
June 10 – New York, NY – Highline Ballroom
June 12 – Washington, DC – 6th & I Historic Synagogue
June 14 – Chicago, IL – Double Door
June 15 – Dakota Jazz Club – St. Paul, MN
June 17- Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
June 19 – Phoenix, AZ – Musical Instrument Museum
June 20 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern
June 21- Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
June 22 – San Francisco, CA – Herbst Theatre (SF Jazz)
June 25 – Seattle, WA – The Triple Door
June 26 – Vancouver, BC – Rio Theatre
June 28 – Allston, MA – Brighton Music Hall

On Caravana Sereia Bloom, the Brazilian singer was inspired by numerous road trips from her São Paulo home to Brazil’s Northeast. Céu envisioned the existential mythology of travel, the bohemian atmosphere, and on her new sonic adventure you can hear how much Céu is enjoying her journey. Producer Gui Amabis does a fantastic job of allowing stripped down guitars to convey a constant sense of momentum and Céu pushes musical boundaries by exploring a multitude of Latin American sounds. NY Daily News praises Céu as “One of Sao Paulo’s most innovative singers,” a sentiment echoed by All Music who calls Caravana Sereia Bloom an “expansive and ambitious recording,” CBS Street Date who boasts that “Céu shows strokes of genius once again on new album,” and The Guardian notes “her voice is distinctive and versatile as ever.”

 Read more ‘stache coverage on Céu here and follow the Brazilian siren online:

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live ‘stache: Discover ‘Volcanic Sunlight’ Live

January 19, 2012 Leave a comment

Saul Williams will begin his North American ‘Volcanic Sunlight Tour’ February 17th in Brooklyn, NY.

Saul will be backed by a full band with an explosive set designed to highlight all the different aspects of his talented personality. Check out the below video to discover a date near you.

The multi-talented artist, musician, influential poet, and award-winning screenwriter/actor will be performing songs from the new album, Volcanic Sunlight, which was recorded in Paris (Williams’ newfound home), and produced by Renaud Letang (Feist, Manu Chao). Discover Saul on stage coming to a city near you and visit SaulWilliams.com for more information. If you have already seen Saul Williams perform, post a live testimonial on Facebook.com/SaulWilliams!

+ Enjoy this free mp3 of “Patience” from Volcanic Sunlight
 

Volcanic Sunlight

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Watch music videos for “Dance” and “Explain My Heart“   

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