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DJ Havana Brown’s “We Run The Night” Ft. Pitbull Out Now On iTunes

January 26, 2012 drainu182 0

DJ Havana Brown can do it all.

Not only is she a superstar, international DJ, she’s also quickly becoming a pop phenomenon with “We Run the Night” (iTunes) featuring Pitbull, her debut single for Universal Republic Records. However, that was always the plan for Brown.

Growing up in Melbourne, the singer discovered music by raiding her brother’s collection of R&B records. Crooning along to the likes of Janet Jackson and Bobby Brown, Brown taught herself how to sing. …

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Introducing…Cherri Bomb (Watch their Foo Fighters’ “The Pretender” Cover)

August 3, 2011 drainu182 0

Hollywood Records recently announced that it has signed all-girl rock group Cherri Bomb, one of the hottest up-and-coming bands coming out of Los Angeles.

The group – Julia Pierce (vocals/guitar), Nia Lovelis (drums/vocals), Miranda Miller (guitar/keyboards/ vocals), and Rena Lovelis (bass/vocals) – have begun recording their debut EP slated for release later this summer.

“We’ve been working so hard for three years – intense rehearsals, lots of gigging (including opening slots with the Smashing Pumpkins, Filter, Camp Freddy, and …

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Introducing…Novi

August 3, 2011 drainu182 0

Like her namesake, Novi is a new artist that is on a fast-track to stardom. Her first EP, Now I’m Here, set to be released for Fall of 2011, is sure to spark an immediate following from listeners throughout the music spectrum.

She comes to the scene with an original, distinct sound that is eclectic enough to hit the chords of any music lover in the galaxy. The smooth, electro-pop sounds that emanate from the speakers are a compulsive …

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Only Living Boy Playing Bowery Electric June 9th, New Album Hide Nothing Out June 18th

June 1, 2011 drainu182 0

Only Living Boy eats raw hearts for breakfast. Fueled by life’s stunning brokenness, the band offers an authentic and poignant experience through a distinct rock sound. The trio’s unrivaled style is a combination of 70s vinyl inherited from their parents and the alternative rock of their own MTV adolescence, rounded out with bits of jam, blues, reggae and punk. Thanks to their hometown’s suspension between Pennsylvanian woods and New York City concrete, Only Living Boy’s Northwest New Jersey roots help …

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Introducing…Emily’s Army

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Hailing from the East Bay, Emily’s Army is comprised of Max Becker on bass, Cole Becker on guitar, Travis Neumann on guitar, and drummer Joey Armstrong (son of Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong). Co-songwriters Max and Cole share vocal duties on the album. At the ripe age of 15, 16 and 17 years old, the Oakland-based band has already spent two years touring up and down the West Coast. The band’s name comes from Max and Cole’s 15 …

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Introducing…Starscream

May 12, 2011 drainu182 0

Founded in the fall of 2007 by Damon Hardjowirogo and George Stroud, Starscream is a two (sometimes three) piece band that create deceptively complex and progressive post rock compositions through the use of drums, electronics, bass and guitar.

Perhaps best known for being featured throughout MTV’s Skins (in particularly the finale), Starscream are excited to announce their debut LP Future, Towards the Edge of Forever is out digitally on 5/10/11 and on a 2xLP available exclusively through Insound on 5/17/11…

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Introducing…Gypsyhawk

May 6, 2011 drainu182 1

Gypsyhawk! The band conceived in a bottle of Johnny Walker, and expelled onto the streets of Pasadena, California are about to take to the road this Spring/Summer in what has been dubbed the Defending Good Times Tour. After performing several one-off shows in Los Angeles to get acquainted with new guitarist Erik Kluiber (formerly of White Wizzard fame), it was decided that the four would embark on a tour that will (nightly) consist of three things: Excellent musicianship, outstanding …

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Introducing…GIVERS

May 5, 2011 drainu182 1

GIVERS’ debut album – In Light – set for release on Glassnote Entertainment Group on June 7th – is the most rewarding and joyous album you’ll hear all year. The Lafayette, Louisiana-based five-piece are nothing short of ebullient, tying together ecstatic ribbons of melodies into songs that leave you no choice but to smile upon hearing them.

In understanding GIVERS, it’s helpful to think of a constellation, a configuration of points that, when placed in succession, led to the …

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Introducing…Cheeseburger

April 27, 2011 drainu182 0

The band that keeps you salivating all throughout the day, Cheeseburger, has announced the release of their sophomore album Another Big Night Down the Drain. The Brooklyn based party rock band’s new album will be released on their new label Williams Street Records (Adult Swim) on May 3rd on CD and digital. Original band members Joe Bradley (vocals), Luke Crotty (Drums) and Christy Karacas (Guitar) are now joined by Jayson Green (vocals), Christian Gordy (Bass) and Eric Dufresne

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The Young Things Unveil “All My Friends Are Junkies” Video

April 20, 2011 drainu182 1

If you live outside New York City, you’ve been missing out on one of Manhattan’s biggest secrets, The Young Things. The Young Things are a five piece retro-rock band whose shows happen to be the best parties in town. Good friends who first met in London, The Young Things have been packing every NYC venue from The Bowery Electric, Pianos, The Knitting Factory and Mercury Lounge to Brooklyn popular spots Spike Hill, Pete’s Candy Store and Cameo Gallery.

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