BOY Announce Sophomore Album 'We Were Here' Out September 18

Hamburg’s favorite female duo BOY will release their highly anticipated sophomore album We Were Here on September 18, 2015. This is the follow up to their 2013 critically acclaimed debut album Mutual Friends, featuring the infectiously catchy “Little Numbers,” with a video that boasts over 14 million YouTube views.

The ladies behind BOY—Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass—captured the hearts of North American fans in 2013, when they made their stateside live debut with sold-out tour dates, including a successful run at SXSW, where they came out a favorite among festival attendees and landed on numerous “Best Of” lists. Over their time here, they received praise from The New York Times, NPR Music, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Glamour, Nylon and more. They also made huge fans at influential radio stations like Sirius Spectrum, KBCO/Denver, KCMP/Minneapolis, WRLT/Nashville, WXPN/Philadelphia, WXRT/Chicago and KCRW/Los Angeles.

NPR Music Premieres The Weepies "No Trouble" Video

“If the mix of extreme parkour with a gentle acoustic folk band seems jarring, it's supposed to.” – NPR Music

The new video for single “No Trouble” from Sirens is the first to actually feature Deb Talan and Steve Tannen, better known as folk/pop duo The Weepies, and for their debut video appearance, they pulled out all the stops. “No Trouble,” which premiered yesterday on NPR Music, shows the band turn downtown Los Angeles into their personal parkour playground (with some help from stunt doubles of course).

Nettwerk Artists At NXNE 2015

June 23rd @ The Drake Underground (8pm-12am)

Artists from Nettwerk Music Group’s label, management and publishing divisions are heading to Toronto this week, including David Vertesi (Management), WILLA (Management/Publishing) and Twin Bandit (Label/Management/Publishing).

Nettwerk will also be putting on a NXNE showcase on Tuesday June 23 from 8pm – 12am at The Drake Underground. Attendees will be treated to live music from David Vertesi, WILLA and Twin Bandit.

NW1 Signs Artist/Songwriter Shane Hines To Publishing Roster

Pictured (L-R) Michele Samuel (Beautiful Day Ent.), Shane Hines, AJ Burton (Nettwerk)

Nettwerk One Music (NW1) and Beautiful Day Entertainment has signed artist and songwriter Shane Hines to its expanding roster of talented songwriters, which includes Jessie Jo Dillon, Neil Mason (The Cadillac Three), Mike Fiorentino, Kyle Cook, Austin Jenckes, Tammi Kidd Hutton and others.

Originally from Northern Virginia, Shane has enjoyed writing and recording both solo and band records for himself and others. Shane is half of duo Paperhouse, has had his songs placed in many film and television shows and currently has The Lacs single “God Bless A Country Girl.” Shane is also an accomplished producer and guitar player.

Nettwerk’s AJ Burton says, “Shane is an extraordinary songwriter and talented musician. We look forward to working together!”

Shane adds, “I'm pumped to be working with AJ and to be a part of the Nettwerk family. Can't wait to get started!"

Dispatch Sells Out One Of Two Nights At Madison Square Garden In July

Seven years since Dispatch became the first indie band to sell out Madison Square Garden, the trio returns to the legendary venue for two nights next month for “DISPATCH: HUNGER,” an event geared to shine a light on the issue of hunger in the United States. The Saturday, July 11th date (w/ special guest The John Butler Trio) is sold out; tickets for Friday, July 10th (w/ special guest Dr. Dog) are still available.

Dispatch (Brad Corrigan, Pete Francis and Chadwick Stokes) has been known to use their platform – the stage - to raise awareness for humanitarian issues, including fundraising for the atrocities happening in Zimbabwe in 2007 and through their Amplifying Education campaign in 2011-2013. This time the band’s goal of awareness remains the same, which is to draw attention to the issue of hunger in the United States.

Peter Murphy Releases 'Remixes From Lion'

Iconic frontman Peter Murphy today releases Remixes From Lion, a companion piece to his last summer’s critically acclaimed album of the same name. This new release features seven remixes from Killing Joke bassist Youth, who also produced last summer’s Lion. It also includes four bonus songs from the Lion recording sessions. The album is available on iTunes and other digital service providers, with a limited run of 2,000 physical copies worldwide.

Listen to previously unreleased song "The Sound Of Water":

New Signing: Twin Bandit

Nettwerk Music Group is thrilled to announce the signing of Vancouver based folk duo Twin Bandit to its label, publishing and management rosters. Twin Bandit – Hannah Walker and Jamie Elliot – will release their debut album For You on June 29, 2015.

"There is a certain musical magic that happens when Twin Bandit sing together that really hit us when we first saw them perform," says Mark Jowett (Partner & Co-Founder). "Twin Bandit alchemize a whole new kind of musical gold with their gorgeous vocals as they sing about heartbreak, joy, and emotional arsonists.”

Produced by Jon Anderson (We Are The City, Aidan Knight, Jordan Klassen) and recorded on a farm in Maple Ridge, B.C, For You consists of nine tracks, including two covers (“Crown” by Mason Jennings and “Shine” by Daniel Lanois) that bring to mind familiar memories of new love and old scars. The first single “Rosalyn,’ which pays tribute to a close friend who recently passed away after a battle with addiction, premiered yesterday onThe Bluegrass Situation. “This song is a reminder of the beauty that shines through people like Rosalyn, who bring joy into the lives of those they meet, even in the midst of their struggles,” says Hannah


Scars On 45 Launch U.S. Tour

England's Scars On 45 have returned to the States to tour in support of their sophomore album, Safety In Numbers. The run includes stops at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC on June 24th, Martyr's in Chicago on July 8th, Brick and Mortar on July 16th and Soiled Dove in Denver on July 19th.

Safety In Numbers was released October 7th and landed at #14 on Billboard Heatseekers Chart. The lead single "Crazy For You" stayed in the Top 15 on the Triple A radio chart for over 5 weeks following the release. Already a favorite among film and TV music supervisors, the band’s gorgeous melodies, driving instrumentation and boy/girl harmonies caught the attention of VH1 who chose them as a coveted You Oughta Know Artist. They made their national TV debut on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno and received media support from the likes of USA Today, People, Entertainment Weekly, Paste, Spin, Billboard and more. Scars On 45 is Danny Bemrose (vocals/guitar), Aimee Driver (vocals), David “Nova” Nowakowski (piano/keyboard) and Chris Durling (drums).

NETTCAST - Episode 6: The Pack A.D.

The sixth episode of Nettcast features Maya Miller of The Pack A.D. Listen as Maya answers 5 questions from a little hat, draws a fancy cat with a top-hat cat and plays a game of misheard lyrics!

Hosted by Nettwerkers Raj Sharma & Penny Palmer.

Family Of The Year To Release Studio Album On September 4; Listen To Lead Single "Make You Mine"

On September 4, Family Of The Year will release the highly anticipated self-titled studio album via Nettwerk Records.

Recorded in Berlin and back home in Los Angeles, the alt-rock foursome delivers an exciting musical progression with a more electric sound than previous releases. Taking on new subject matters, the band’s assorted instrumentation and lyrical arc are emblematic of the last three years on the road and finding success here and abroad.

Family Of The Year gained notoriety with “Hero” from 2012’s Loma Vista and its featured appearance in the Oscar-nominated, Golden Globe winning film Boyhood. With 90 million combined YouTube and Spotify streams, “Hero” also became a Top 10 hit in Austria, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland.

Listen To “Make You Mine” HERE:

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