Month: April 2020

Dallas Austin Relaunches Rowdy Records

Label’s first single by Atlanta MC Johnny Apollo coming May 1 as producer also ramps up JDA music venture with Jermaine Dupri Talk about best-laid plans. Grammy-winning songwriter-producer Dallas Austin was all set to formally relaunch his early ‘90s label Rowdy Records during this year’s SXSW festival in March. Then the novel coronavirus outbreak took …

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Dua Lipa

In rough times, sometimes what the world needs is an insanely fun dance-pop album – and that’s just what Dua Lipa gave us last month with Future Nostalgia. On the new episode of our Rolling Stone Music Now podcast, the pop star joins host Brian Hiatt to discuss making the album, the surreal experience of …

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Timely Billy Gibbons Video Unearthed

“Missin Yo’ Kissin’,” a performance video shot towards the end of Billy F Gibbons’ 2018 tour has surfaced and been posted. Its relevance to the current circumstance of quarantine/shelter-in-place is implicit. The song, the creation of the video and the discovery of that video last week were all truly serendipitous. November 11, 2018 found the …

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New UK Virtual Gig Guide

Album release management, PR, and graphics & merchandise developer New Outlaw is offering a weekly Virtual Gig Guide for performances in the UK. They encourage all artists to let them know of online events so that they may be included in this weekly guide. This week’s offerings include: Saturday, 25 April: Robin Bibi via Saturday …

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‘Private Lives’

Today, Low Cut Connie announces his new album Private Lives with the official music video for the title track. The self-produced double album which took the Philadelphia-based rock and roll act three years to assemble will be released later this year via Contender Records/MidCitizen Records. “I am fascinated by how people live, what they do …

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‘One World: Together at Home’ Concert:

Here’s what stood out at the Gaga-curated event. When One World: Together at Home kicked off Saturday (April 18) evening on a wide variety of channels and streaming services, the Lady Gaga-curated event had already raised more than $50 million to combat the coronavirus pandemic. As with previously charitable fundraisers aiming to mitigate the effect …

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Tab Benoit PRESENTS

Tab Benoit Announces WHISKEY BAYOU WEDNESDAYS Live on Tab’s Facebook, featuring artists from Benoit’s record label, Whiskey Bayou Records. Artists scheduled to appear: JP Soars, Alastair Greene, Josh Garrett, Jeff McCarty, Eric McFadden, Damon Fowler, and Eric Johanson. This talented roster of artists, hand-picked by Benoit, will rotate streaming LIVE from Tab’s Facebook page showcasing …

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A TRIBUTE TO HAL WILLNER

Tom Waits and collaborator and wife Kathleen Brennan penned a tribute to late producer and longtime friend, Hal Willner. Willner died last week at the age of 64. The cause of death has not yet been publicly confirmed, but he was reportedly suffering from symptoms consistent with the coronavirus. In 1974, the pair met after one …

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