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Johari Noelle “Show Me"

Johari Noelle has released her debut single, “Show Me”, from her forthcoming debut EP, “Things You Can’t Say Out Loud”, which will be released on May 31st. This is soulful R&B at its finest.

You can help Johari celebrate the release of the new album on June 5th at The Promontory.

   

Pivot Gang “You Can’t Sit With Us"

Pivot Gang announced this week that their debut album, You Can’t Sit With Us, this Friday, April 19th. The album features the first three singles that have been released in 2019, “Jason Statham Pt. 2”, “Studio Ground Rules” and ”Bad Boys” along with 10 other new tracks.

The album also features contribution from Femdot, Smino, Mick Jenkins, Kari Faux Sylvan LaCue, Benjamin Turner and Jean Deaux.

Below is only new single, “Bad Boys” (featuring Smino), that we had not previously shared.

   

Ex-Band of Horses' Tyler Ramsey plays 04.18 at The Basement

If you're a longtime Band of Horses fan, take note of this last minute notification that former lead guitarist and co-songwriter Tyler Ramsey will perform solo at The Basement on April 18th. Ramsey released his latest album For The Morning at the beginning of April; tracks like "Firewood" and "A Dream Of Home" have the same pensive folksiness that helped Band of Horses skyrocket to fame. In fact, "A Dream Of Home" took shape on a day off from a Horses tour, and "Evening Country" is a country version of the Horses' track "Evening Kitchen". But there's plenty of original Ramsey composition on this album: Guitars, piano, drums, and droning synths and strings create a lush soundscape that will draw you into his world. Take a listen to "Firewood" below, and check out Ramsey and his new tracks when he comes to The Basement on April 18th. - Will Sisskind

   

New Wyatt Flynn EP Available for Streaming & Purchase

Wyatt Flynn recently shared a new EP Moving Day. An open-book, folk honesty shines through as Flynn tries to find footing in a world that is continuously in flux. Exploring one’s identity and how and where one fits in the grand scheme are not easy tasks. We all have a voice that needs to be heard and supported by others.

   

Pop masters Modern Diet return with entrancing new EP, play Knit on 05.01

NYC pop masters Modern Diet are back with a new EP that serenely lays out a sonic tapestry of colorful compositions that are brushed with indie rock, R&B, and psych-pop influences. Sit Down and Dance is an appropriate title for a record that grooves and entrances at once with waves of flanged guitar chords and synth embellishments that linger regally. There is a poise to the record that shows the band’s ability to mold its music: while the group's 2015 self-titled debut album had a more aggressive approach of alternative rock with a tinge of mellow jazz, this second release expands on the latter and adds some rich harmonies to boot. The band is preparing for a string of shows, and one of the stops will be at Knitting Factory in Brooklyn on May 1st. We have a track from the new EP here for you. - Rene Cobar