Artist News

Coves To Support Band Of Skulls; Album Out March 31 In UK

Coves are thrilled to announce that they will be joining Band of Skulls on their UK tour in March 2014. Their highly anticipated debut album Soft Friday is released on Nettwerk Records in the UK on March 31, 2014 (North American release date tbd).

Coves have spent the last 18 months quietly acquiring critical acclaim and support from BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe, Huw Stephens, Nick Grimshaw, 6Music’s Lauren Laverne, Don Letts and Radcliffe and Maconie and XFM’s John Kennedy, to name but a few. Their scuzzy cover of Chris Isaak’s haunting classic "Wicked Game" peaked at No. 1 on the Hype Machine last year and has since been used to advertise ‘The White Queen’ drama series across BBC’s networks. In September, they signed with Nettwerk Records and in November they released "Beatings," the first single to be taken from their debut album Soft Friday.

Basements hung with fairy lights, 60s tape reels spinning antique spools, drums dusted with white powder. Gritty riffs and psych rock washes slither beneath airy, blissed-blank Nico vocals spinning spectral tales of shattered romance. A beautifully ruined pair – he a leather-clad glowering guitar phantom, she a glacial, broken bombshell – blow glitter at each other through the flashes from old cameras.

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Morgan Page Extends Residency At Wynn Las Vegas For 2014

Grammy-nominated Producer/DJ Morgan Page has announced that he will be extending his residency at Wynn Las Vegas for another year, marking the third year of his relationship with Wynn. Page's first date of 2014 will be on January 11th at Wynn's indoor/outdoor venue, Surrender, where he will play the second Saturday of every month.

As an added bonus, fans traveling to Las Vegas to see Morgan Page will be able to use a special promo code (DJMP14) when booking their rooms at Wynn Las Vegas, which will offer preferred hotel rates and include four complimentary passes to Page's performance.

Throughout 2014, Page will continue to bring his charged live DJ sets that brilliantly balances highly energized House beats and blissful radio-ready vocal tracks to XS, Surrender and Encore Beach Club.

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Passenger's "Let Her Go" Is Double Platinum, #7 On Billboard Hot 100

Mike Rosenberg is starting 2014 off on a high note, with his international hit single “Let Her Go” certified Double Platinum by the RIAA with nearly 2.5 Million tracks sold. The song also reached a new peak on the Billboard Hot 100 over the holidays, grabbing the #7 spot for two weeks in a row. The single has also been sitting comfortably in the top 5 on iTunes’ Top Singles Chart for several weeks, peaking at #3 just last week.

At radio, the single closed out the year and is now in its fourth week in the #1 spot at Triple A, as well as top 5 at Hot AC (#3) and top 10 at Top 40 (#9). The video, which is approaching nearly 170 Million views on YouTube, ended the year at #2 on the VH1 Top 20 Video Countdown and was included in VH1’s Top 40 of 2013.

During his sold-out North American summer tour, the VH1 You Oughta Know Artist made his stateside national television debut in July on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, where he performed “Let Her Go” with Rickey Minor and the Tonight Show Band. He followed that performance with a morning television debut on Live! With Kelly and Michael. Media coverage has included mentions on The Today Show (iHoda Playlist) and in the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone, and features in USA Today, Billboard, Washington Post, Rolling Stone.com and more.

Nettwerk Signs Electronic Artist And 2014 Grammy Nominee Andy Caldwell

Nettwerk Music Group is pleased to announce the signing of electronic artist Andy Caldwell to its full-service electronic music label Nettrax.

"With infectious grooves and fabulous vocalists, Nettwerk Music Group is very honored to help electronic music fans the world over discover Andy's music," says Mark Jowett, VP of International A&R/Publishing at Nettwerk.

The DJ/Producer is nominated for a 2014 Grammy for “Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical” for his remix of fellow Nettwerk label artist Delerium’s “Days Turn Into Nights” - a track from the influential Canadian outfit’s latest studio album, Music Box Opera.

On receiving the nomination, Caldwell says, “It’s always an honor to receive a Grammy nomination from your peers. I plan to fully relish in this milestone achievement; it's not the kind of thing that happens just any old day. I'm now one step closer to my ultimate goal of winning a Grammy! No rest for the wicked.”

Ghost Beach To Release Debut Album 'Blonde' March 4; "On My Side" Premieres On Vibe

 

"If you can get people dancing as early as noon. You're good. They did." – NPR ‘All Songs Considered’

" ...a fusion of retro 80's-inspired melodies mixed with innovative experimental sounds." – VIBE

"…contagious pop hooks and tropicool vibes…" – Dancing Astronaut

Brooklyn-based duo Ghost Beach will release their debut album Blonde, on March 4 via Nettwerk Records. Formed in 2012, duo Josh Ocean and Eric “Doc” Mendelsohn have perfected their unique blend of retro and futuristic soaring synth pop.

We recently shared party-starting album single, “Miracle”, when it was released alongside remixes by Le Youth, DallasK and Nathan C. “Every Time We Touch” is a dancefloor banger strapped with funky disco beats and gritty guitar, while “Without You” is an undeniable pop song with reggae undertones that commands listeners to move. Tropical grit-pop track “On My Side” opens with vintage synth sounds and grooves into a deliriously catchy chorus. The “On My Side” MP3premiered with Vibe, and is available to post & share below.

Family Of The Year's "Hero" Certified Gold By Music Canada

Hit single "Hero" from Family Of The Year is officially certified Gold by Music Canada. The single reached #61 on the Billboard Hot 100, #57 on the Hot Digital Tracks chart and boasts more than 3 million views on Youtube.

While at radio, “Hero” peaked at #18 at Alternative Rock, #33 at AC and #42 at Top 40. Internationally, "Hero" reached the Billboard Top 10 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and continues to spread in Europe, while in the United States, it has sold over 148,000 digital tracks and reached #1 at Triple A and Top 10 at Alternative radio formats. Nettwerk Music Group's Mark Jowett (VP of International A&R/Publishing), Dan Fraser (President) and Lexani Llaguno (Director of Canadian Marketing) recently presented Family Of The Year with a Gold plaque commemorating over 40,000 singles sold.

Savoir Adore Collaborate With French Horn Rebellion On New Track (Free MP3)

Brooklyn favorites Savoir Adore and French Horn Rebellion have collaborated on a new track called “The Fire,” which premiered over the weekend on East Village Radio (here: http://bit.ly/1jcX0di). The bands will celebrate this week with three co-headline shows: Dec 3 in Washington, DC, Dec 5 in Boston and December 6 in Brooklyn. The Brooklyn show will also feature guest appearances by Haerts, Ghost Beach and Genghis Barbie.

Listen To And Download “The Fire” On Soundcloud:

Though the two bands have been related by marriage for a few years (Deidre Muro of Savoir Adore and David Perlick-Molinari of French Horn Rebellion) and have shared the stage in the past, “The Fire” marks the first time they have collaborated on a track, creating the perfect blend of Savoir’s forest fantasy pop with FHR’s hot dancefloor beats.

Savoir Adore With French Horn Rebellion:
Wed, December 4 Washington DC @ Living Social House (w/ Carousel)
Thur, December 5 Boston @ TT The Bear's Place (w/ The Griswolds)
Friday, December 6 Brooklyn @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (w/ Rush Midnight, plus guest
appearances by Haerts, Ghost Beach and Genghis Barbie)

Guster To Release Free Live Album; Sold-out NYC Shows

Out now, Guster releases a free live album called Guster Live With The Redacted Symphony. Guster has performed with multiple symphony orchestras on their recent tours and this album chronicles some of their favorite performances. The 10-song album can be downloaded for free at www.guster.com and www.noisetrade.com/guster.

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The album comes out on the heels of a sold-out round of New York City concerts. This past weekend, Guster performed the Keep It Together album in its entirety at The Beacon Theatre on Saturday (November 30) and two shows of the Parachute album at Brooklyn Bowl on Sunday (December 1).

Passenger's "Let Her Go" Is Top 10 On Billboard Hot 100, #1 At Triple A, #5 At Hot AC

 

Passenger’s “Let Her Go” cracks the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 in its 17th week on the chart, landing at #10. The single, which was recently certified Platinum by the RIAA, also claims the #1 spot on the Triple A Top 30 Radio Cart, climbs to #5 at Hot AC and breaks into the top 20 at Top 40 (#18).

“Let Her Go” continues to scan over 100,000 in weekly track sales and remains in the top 10 of the iTunes Top Singles Chart for its seventh consecutive week. The music video, which now boasts more than 140 million views on YouTube, remains in high rotation at VH1 and in the top 10 of the VH1 Top 20 Countdown.

During his sold-out North American summer tour, the VH1 You Oughta Know Artist made his stateside national television debut in July on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, where he performed “Let Her Go” with Rickey Minor and the Tonight Show Band. He followed that performance with a morning television debut on Live! With Kelly and Michael. Media coverage has included mentions in the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone, and features in USA Today, Billboard, Washington Post and more.

 

The Pack A.D., Royal Canoe and Tony Dekker Nominated For CBC Radio 3 Bucky Awards!

CBC Radio 3 announces nominations for the annual Bucky Awards, honoring the best in Canadian independent music.

Nettwerk Music Group congratulates The Pack A.D., Royal Canoe and Tony Dekker on their multiple nominations.

The Pack A.D. are nominated for "Best Video" for "Battering Ram," included as a Top 10 finalist for "Dynamic Duo" and "Must Follow Artist."   Great Lake Swimmers' frontman Tony Dekker is up for "Most Canadian Song" for "Prayer of the Woods," the title track from his solo debut (out now).  Royal Canoe is also nominated for "Best Song" and "Best Live Show." Be sure to catch Royal Canoe's most recent performance on CBC Q HERE.

Voting is open from now until Friday, November 29 at midnight EST. The winners will be revealed on Wednesday, December 4. Click HERE to vote.

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