WILLIAM PATRICK CORGAN (smashing pumpkins) släpper album 13 oktober.




Los Angeles, CA – August 22, 2017 – GRAMMY® Award winning, acclaimed singer-songwriter and Smashing Pumpkins frontman, William Patrick Corgan announced today that his second solo album Ogilala will be released on October 13, 2017 via BMG. The album, produced by Rick Rubin and recorded at Shangri La studios in Malibu, presents Corgan’s distinctive vocals and melodies across a sparse, but rich palette of acoustic guitar, piano, and strings. Pre-orders for Ogilala start today HERE.

“For as long as I can remember the delineation point between songs I wrote for myself and songs I’d pen for whatever band was something I couldn’t explain. And it remains so, for they all feel quite personal to me, no matter their time orera. The lone difference on songs for Ogilala is that they seemed to want little in the way of adornment,” said Corgan. “Having written the songs for voice and guitar, I put myself in Rick’s hands to take the music wherever he’d like. Normally I would have done more, and tinkered more on production, but rather Rick put the onus on me to deliver at a molecular level via live takes. The rest was simply a reaction.”

Corgan also released the album’s striking first track, “Aeronaut,” which is available now HERE and in all DSPs. Fans who pre-order Ogilala will receive an immediate download of “Aeronaut.” Ogilala will be available digitally as well as physically on CD and 180 gram gatefold vinyl. A limited edition opaque blue vinyl will be available directly from Corgan’s web store (tk) and a limited edition pink vinyl will be available at select indie retailers.

This fall, Corgan will embark on a solo acoustic North American tour that kicks off on October 14th in Brooklyn, NY and wrap up on November 11th in Los Angeles, CA with a three night stint at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetary. These intimate performances will see Corgan perform songs from Ogilala, as well as a second set which will span works from his earliest days through his years as the frontman of The Smashing Pumpkins and beyond.

William Patrick Corgan is a singer, songwriter, producer, and frontman of celebrated alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins. Formed in Chicago, IL in 1988, the band released their heralded debut album Gish in 1991 and found mainstream success with 1993’s 4x multi-platinum Siamese Dream and 1995’s 10x multi-platinum Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. Following the band’s 2000 dissolution, Corgan helmed the alternative rock band Zwan before releasing his debut solo album TheFutureEmbrace and reforming The Smashing Pumpkins in 2005. With over 30 million albums sold, the GRAMMY®, MTV VMA, andAmerican Music Award winning band remains an influential force in alternative rock.

Skrivet av Skiva | 30 augusti, 2017

Dream Wife FIRE ep 29 september


Fire EP släpps 29de september via Lucky Number
Tidigare i år, gjorde brittisk/isländska trion DREAM WIFE sin USA debut turné med THE KILLS och på SXSW och fick löjligt bra kritik av bla. NPR, DIY, Entertainment Weekly mfl.
Nu kommer singeln FIRE tagen från kommande Epn med samma namn. Missa inte!  Mer info nedan:

Earlier this year, London-based and British/Icelandic born trio Dream Wife made their triumphant U.S. debut on tour with The Kills and at SXSW, which earned them praise from the likes of NPR, Entertainment Weekly, DIY and more. Today, the band announces a new EP entitled Fire to be released on September 29th via Lucky Number. The EP’s title track can be heard now via The FADER. EP cover art and tracklisting are below.

“It’s a song of explosive emotion; volcanic, eruptive and reflective in turn,” explains the band members, all three of which are astrological fire signs, to The FADER. “During moments of pure connection a bolt of fire can be felt between people. The explosion begins; movement is electric, conversation erratic and you become fully immersed in the moment. Thematically and tonally we explore the paradox present in the symbolism of ‘fire’ as both a creative and destructive force.”

Listen to “Fire” via The FADER HERE.http://www.thefader.com/2017/08/15/dream-wife-fire

Dream Wife released their debut EP last year which earnedthem spins on BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music, Beats 1, and KEXP, as well as massive support from The FADER, Dazed, The Guardian, i-D, NME, and more. The band has also garnered a well-deserved reputation for their exhilarating live shows, having sold out venues acrossUK/Europe, played festivals such as Iceland Airwaves, and toured with the likes of Sleigh Bells. This Summer festival season, they performed at Blue Dot, Benicassim, Latitude and Truck, and will embark on a headline UK tour in October. See below to find a UK/Europe shownear you.

Dream Wife are: Rakel Mjöll (lead vocals), Alice Go (guitar and vocals) and Bella Podpadec (bass and vocals).

Skrivet av Skiva | 30 augusti, 2017

Looptroop Rockers fyller 25 år! 25 låtar på 25 veckor.

25 years. 25 releases. 25 weeks.

We’re celebrating 25 years as Looptroop Rockers this year so we decided to give you something extra. We’re putting out a new release every Friday for 25 weeks! It’ll be a carnival of tracks from LTRPromoeEmbee and The Casual Brothers + guest appearances. It’s our gift from us to you for all the support we’ve received through the years! Let’s go!


Skrivet av Skiva | 5 juni, 2017


1 Abstract
2 MD
3 Nowhere
4 Hommage
The EP is named after a slogan by one of our favourite bands The Fire Engines but the music is mostly piano magic.
The ambition was to make simple music for small people or as they say “Background music for action people”.
RELEASE 7/6   (International LTD)

Skrivet av Skiva | 5 juni, 2017

The Blaze debut EP 7 april!!!


The Blaze – Territory: (dela gärna) https://youtu.be/54fea7wuV6s




Introducing French production & director duo The Blaze, here to share their pulsating new single andvideo titled, “Territory”.

Taken from their forthcoming debut EP due on Animal63, a new label headed by Savoir Faire and Believe Recordings, the pair’s latest output is powerful, compelling and raw.

“Territory” joins poignant melodies and dark rhythms to tell a story of returning home and embracing family, friends and long forgotten sceneries. As directed by The Blaze, the accompanying video sees a man explore his roots in theremote place he once called home. When integrated with the pair’s superior production skills, the visuals evoke a constant shift between sensitivity, fierceness and a sparked sense of sentimentality.

“Territory” follows the momentum of The Blaze’s debut single “Virile” which exploded onto the scene back in early 2016 via Bromance Records. A brilliant first offering, “Virile” along with their directed video, took the UK by storm, hitting over 600K views on YouTube and winning Best PopAlternative Video at the UK Video Music Awards. The Blaze has since given lush remix treatment to the likes of Joe Hertz and M83, all the while working on their next release.

“Territory” is a highly infectious first offering from The Blaze in 2017, and a stunning taste of what is still yet to come from these two talented producer slash directors.

Skrivet av Skiva | 1 mars, 2017

Nino Keller (the slaves, les big byrd mfl) album 24 mars.

Nino Keller – “The Hunt”
Releasedatum 24 mars 2017. På limiterad vinyl och digitalt.
Skivbolag: Sing a song fighter
Distribution: Border (Sverige), Clearspot (Europa).

Nino Keller har varit och är med i en rad uppskattade musikkonstellationer (les big byrd, caesars, The Slaves, Taken by Trees, teddybears och Håkan Hellström, Bröderna Lindgren mm). Till viss del som medkompositör men i huvudsak som en svängig trummis.
”The hunt” är hans överraskande debutalbum som ensam kompositör och soloartist. Och det är en djupt ambitiös och imponerande intrumentalskiva, som tar ett stort steg bort från rocktrummor och larm.

Här är istället bedårandekompositioner, ofta pianobaserade,
som med sina filmiska, orkestrala arrangemang skapar en helhet fylld med visuella bilder. I en genre där kompositörer som Ennio Morricone mm härskar så kan det vara svårt att hävda sig, men detta debutalbum (som har visst släktskap medbåde Philip Glass, franske Sebastien Tellier och italienske filmmusikkompositören Piero Umiliani) står stolt på egna ben och kan mäta sig med dom bästa i genren. Det finns en enkelhet och naturlighet i dessa nio spår som utgör “The Hunt”. Liksom finurlighet, äventyrslusta och stora och små känslor.

Sing a song fighter berörs och tycker att ett slitet format som
filmiska instrumentalskivor åter känns spännande och angeläget. Och vi har en ödmjuk förhoppning om att fler runt om i världen
kommer att hålla med.

Skrivet av Skiva | 1 mars, 2017

Circa Waves album 10 mars! (Universal)



Circa Waves today reveal the video for ‘Fire That Burns’, the second single to be lifted from their upcoming album ‘Different Creatures’, released 10th March on Virgin EMI. Watch the video here: https://po.st/CWFireThatBurns

Starring SAG Award-nominee Isaac Hempstead Wright, best known as Bran Stark in Game Of Thrones, the ‘Fire That Burns’ video is a thriller within a thriller within a thriller. Frontman Kieran Shudall stars as a sinister B-movie actor in a classic, Giallo-style horror, whose character commits a string of gruesome murders before the actor himself loses touch with reality and embarks on a bloodthirsty rampage. Morbid, unnerving and strangely fascinating, the short film sees Circa Waves continue along their heavier, grittier new path, shattering the boundaries of everything we’ve come to expect from them.

Lead singer, Kieran Shuddall says, “When someone offered me the chance to be a serial killer in an Italian b-movie it was hard to resist…. I messaged Isaac from Game of Thrones on Twitter to see if he would be one of my victims and by some weird twist of fate it turned out he was a big fan of the band and agreed. It was great to do something away from your standard performance video and incorporate some early hammer house of horror into the song, it’s a monster!”

Actor Isaac Hempstead Wright says, “I am a big fan of Circa Waves so when Kieran reached out on Twitter to ask if I would like to be involved with their new video I had no hesitationaccepting. We had a great day filming, the guys are lovely, and the concept for the video is really cool. It is like a short film, with its own narrative which gives an intriguing spin on the song.”

Co-produced by Alan Moulder (Foals, Arctic Monkeys, Smashing Pumpkins), ‘Different Creatures’ is the grittier, ‘night time’ counterpart to the breezy summer vibes of its Top 10 predecessor ‘Young Chasers’, exuding a newfound swagger. Shaped by Kieran’s perceptive songwriting ability to reflect the changes he sees in the world,‘Different Creatures’ showcases a disenchantment with the world he sees, a louder and more vital band, nudging their sonic palette into a territory shared with rock heavyweights such as Arctic Monkeys and Queens Of The Stone Age.

Skrivet av Skiva | 1 mars, 2017

svenska sir Was släpper album 10 mars! (city slang)

sir Was

Göteborgsbaserade sir Was, Joel Wästbergs musikaliska alias, släpper debutalbumet ‘Digging A Tunnel’, den 10 mars via City Slang.
För att visa upp sin variant av oortodox electronica, släpper han även singeln ‘In The Midst’ från albumet.

Videon till ‘In The Midst’ är gjord av FredrikEgerstrand (José González mfl) och utspelar sig i någon typ av äventyrsfylld, alternativ värld runt sir Was.
Om det visuella säger Joel : ”Jag gillar att vara bekväm. När jag är hemma och bara tar det lugnt har jag alltid väldigt bekväma kläder. Det får mig att känna mig avslappnad och glömma av mig själv typ. Denna gången gjorde jag ett undantag och har på mig kläderna framför kameran, hoppas ni gillar!

Lyssna/titta på ‘In The Midst’ här: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoXnOq6_zQw
Joel spelar även i José González band.

Om kommande albumet ‘Digging A Tunnel’ släpps 10 mars (City Slang/Playground) nedan:

Comprised of 10 original songs, ‘Digging A Tunnel’ is an album that constantly bucks trends and confounds expectations. Traveling as widely as Wästberg has — and filtered through a love for hip hop — the album is as unrestrained and spirited as the music that inspired it. Wästberg explains, “Moondog, Bob Hund, My Bloody Valentine, D’Angelo, J Dilla, Thomas Mapfuno. Liturgy, Dudley Perkins, Sly and the Family Stone, The Beatles, Mahavishnu Orchestra… I don’t know. I listen to a lot of stuff!”

sir Was played almost all the instruments on his debut, including drums, bass, keyboards, guitar, percussion, clarinets, and saxophone. “Everything except the bagpipe and the harmonica… Those I captured with my iPhone,” says Wästberg. Much of ‘Digging A Tunnel’ was recorded between autumn 2014 and spring 2015 in Wästberg’s favored Gothenburg studio space, Stampen, but the record is lent its especially singular atmosphere by the strange background noises the producer employs, many from field recordings he compiled during his travels, whether maracas in Mexico or flutes from another distant land. It boasts, too, an effortless flow, reflected in Wästberg’s vocal delivery, which shifts from the aforementioned falsetto to a lazy spoken word delivery that circles round the beat rather than landing on it.

Inspired by Charlie Parker and John Coltrane, sir Was began studying jazz saxophone at an early age and was soon flying around the world to perform with a variety of ensembles. His more unlikely experiences included jamming with a pajama-clad Sean Lennon in his New York apartment and escaping the 2012 coup d’état after playing at a festival in Bamako, Mali. Though he later moved back to Gothenburg, he also spent time at the University of Kwasulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, where he developed an interest in pan-African rhythms that was furthered by travels through Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

Soon he was making a living not from his saxophone – as he had since 2010 – but from other musical adventures, including playing with José González. Eventually, however, the time came to strike out on his own. “I’ve been interviewing myself in the shower for years,” he jokes, “secretly dreaming about daring to put out my own music. But I finally felt ready to give myself the opportunity. I didn’t have a clear intellectual idea, but I had agut feeling, an imagination of a sound. A lot was going on – big changes, break ups – and life felt shitty, but also open. I was broke, but I was starting to feel some kind of new feeling of… let’s call it freedom. I realised that I needed to make an album or I’d become bitter and angry. I thought, ‘If I don’t take myself seriously, I can’t takeanyone else seriously either’. I don’t care if 5 or 5,000 people hearit, as long as it comes out of my studio.”

Skrivet av Skiva | 1 mars, 2017

Peter Doherty – Hamburg Demonstrations album 2 december! (BMG/Clouds Hill)

Peter Doherty
Nytt album den 2 December
Single ute nu


Peter Doherty släpper sitt album ‘Hamburg Demonstrations’ genom BMG/Cloud Hill Fredag den 2December. Albumet går att förbeställa fr.o.m idag och första singeln ‘I Don’t Love Anyone (But You’re Not Just Anyone’ finns tillgänglig på samtliga plattformar. ‘
‘Hamburg Demonstrations’ är producerad, inspelad och mixad av Johann Scheerer (Faust/Bosnian Rainbows/Gallon Drunk/Omar Rodriguéz-Lopéz) at Cloud Hill Recordings, Hamburg, med hjälp av en 8 Spår 2 “Studer A820 bandspelare och mastrats på en 1/4″ Telefunken.

Peter som allltid har velat spela in i Hamburg, främst då det var där Beatels först utvecklades, fick höra talas om Cloud Hill Recordings och bestämde sig för att redan dagen efter dyka upp oannonserad. Han blev så förälskad I studion att han stannade I hela 6 månader. Albumet kommer finnas tillgängligt digitalt på CD, och 12” vinyl.

‘Hamburg Demonstrations’ innehåller en nyinspelning av Amy Winehouses tribute ‘Flags Of The Old Regime’ (nu kallad ‘Flags From The Old Regime’). På albumet finns även låtar som ‘Hell To Pay At The Gates Of Heaven’, skriven efter terrorattackerna i Paris i November förra året – Den beklagar det faktum att unga människor plockar upp vapen istället för gitarrer “Kom igen pojkar välj ditt vapen J-45 eller AK-47?”(Gibson J-45 var John Lennons favorit gitarr).


•   Kolly Kibber
•   Down For The Outing
•   Birdcage
•   Hell To Pay At The Gates Of Heaven
•   Flags From The Old Regime
•   I Don’t Love Anyone (But You’re Not Just Anyone) V2
•   A Spy In The House Of Love
•   Oily Boker
•   I Don’t Love Anyone (But You’re Not Just Anyone)
•   The Whole World Is Our Playground
•   She is Far

Peter Doherty släppte sitt kritikerrosade debut solo album Grace/Wastelands 2009. Han har släppt 3 album med The Libertines- Up The Bracket (2002), The Libertines (2004) and Anthems For Doomed Youth (2015) och 3 album med Babyshambles – Down In Albion (2005), Shotter’s Nation (2007) and Sequel To The Prequel (2013).

Skrivet av Skiva | 27 oktober, 2016

Efterklang – Leaves – The Colour of Falling, album 4 november

Efterklang have carved a path as one of the most successful and progressive Danish bands, constantly trying to evolve through every record and seeking new grounds with their music. They have played in the Sydney Opera House, made films with Vincent Moon, created a sound installation in the famous restaurant Noma and performed the opera Leaves – The Colour of Falling as part of the Copenhagen Opera Festival.

In the summer of 2015 Leaves – The Colour of Falling was performed at 16 sold out nights in the1000 m2 nuclear basement of the former Copenhagen Municipal Hospital. The opera was commissioned by Copenhagen Opera Festival who produced it in collaboration with the local theatre Sort/Hvid. The scenography was made by Marie Rosendahl Chemnitz and it was staged by Christian Lollike. The result was 16 horrifying, fascinating and mysterious evenings received by an enthusiastic audience and with great reviews to follow. The set-up in the basement can never be remade, but the opera will be granted new life with this release and the coming concerts with Efterklang & The Happy Hopeless Orchestra.

The lyrics for Leaves – The Colour of Falling are written by the poet Ursula Andkjær Olsen and transformed into a musical piece by Efterklang and Karsten Fundal. Together they have experimented with musical tradition from both the rhythmical and classical world. This release shows you a way into the exciting world of opera as well as challenging the genre and the discography of Efterklang and Fundal.

Leaves – The Colour of Falling features appearances from the legendary danish opera star Lisbeth Balslev, the countertenor Morten Grove Frandsen (one of Denmark’s most promising opera talents), Nicolai Elsberg (known for his formidable bass), and Katinka Fogh Vindelev (who has been touring with Efterklang for many years).

Leaves – The Colour of Falling was recorded by Francesco Donadello and Michael Bojesen was the conductor during the recordings.

Skrivet av Skiva | 27 oktober, 2016

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