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NYC band The Postelles unveil new cover for self-titled album, free track download

NYC-based quartet The Postelles have just unveiled the cover and tracklisting for their debut, self-titled album, which is co-producd by The Strokes’ Albert Hammond, Jr. and slated for July 27 release on Astralwerks/Capitol.  A free download of “White Night,” a track off the new album, is available here:   The band has a busy summer, [...]

Cyborg Noodle comes to life!

Introducing Jaicko – yes he can!

A great new artist that we’re very excited about is Jaicko, a Barbadian hearthrob who releases his debut international album, ‘Can I’, digitally in North America next week, June 1. A big star in his native Barbados where he recently won the Best R&B Star prize at the Barbados Music Awards (previously won by one [...]

EMI Music appoints Bertrand Bodson as senior vice president, global digital marketing

LONDON, 28 MAY 2010 — EMI Music today announced the appointment of Bertrand Bodson as senior vice president, global digital marketing. Bodson is a co-founder of successful social networking and viral marketing site Bragster.com which was acquired by Guinness World Records earlier this year as part of its online expansion plan.  He also launched and [...]

Kylie – All The Lovers video trailer

The wait is almost up – Kylie‘s new single ‘All The Lovers’ is released digitally on June 13 (June 14 in US) followed by CD, Maxi CD, Digital Bundle and 7″ Picture Disc on June 28. Check out the preview of the song’s video here: ‘All The Lovers’ is taken from Kylie’s new album ‘Aphrodite’ [...]

Gorillaz confirmed for Glastonbury headline slot

Gorillaz will play the Friday headline slot on the Pyramid stage at this year’s Glastonbury festival in the UK. The band were drafted in at the 11th hour after U2 were forced to cancel their planned appearance. “We’re like some great big horrible warship pulling in to the Bay of Glastonbury to save the day. [...]

The CW’s all about Katy Perry’s “California Gurls”

Last week, all the major US TV networks previewed their upcoming seasons at big glitzy events.  One of the most buzzed about, must-do shindigs was for The CW Network, home to shows like “Gossip Girl,” “America’s Next Top Model” and “Vampire Diaries.”  Their big draw?  Katy Perry, who performed for an A-list crowd. The CW’s now [...]

Chiddy Bang makes USA Today’s “Pick of the day”

Philly electronic/hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang continue to take the airwaves and blog-o-sphere by storm and music critics are taking note!  USA Today Critic Steve Jones included their smash hit, “Opposite of Adults” as a playlist pick today. Chiddy Bang’s Chidera “Chiddy” Anamege and DJ/producer Xaphoon Jones are busy getting ready to embark on their first [...]

Mandisa featured in LA Times story on “American Idol” alums

EMI CMG gospel artist Mandisa was one of several “American Idol” alums featured in a Los Angeles Times story on how many contestants on the popular show started singing in church. Mandisa, a top 9 finalist from Season 5 told the paper:   “There are always so many Christians that go on ‘American Idol’ and I don’t [...]

LCD Soundsystem unveil video for ‘Bye Bye Bayou’

Last year LCD Soundsystem recorded a cover version of ‘Bye Bye Bayou’, originally by Suicide singer Alan Vega’s 1980 solo debut album, as part of Vinyl Day in the US. And now they’ve just released this video for the song featuring LCD main man James Murphy and drummer Pat Mahoney. Check it out here: LCD [...]