Having been supported by the likes of U2, Simple Minds and supported The Who, The White Stripes and Primal Scream it is obvious Alan Mair is a force to be reckoned with. His involvement with Scottish band The Beatstalkers was instrumental in their ascension to being Scotland’s first ever pop stars. Thankfully Alan has now finally released his own music.
Watch the video for ‘Stairway to Hell’ here:
Alan with “The Only Ones” “Another Girl Another Planet
We are stoked to have our friends from Under The Gun Review premiere “Daylight Savings” from No Tide’s debut full length “Death Of The Sun” which was produced by Jay Maas (Defeater, Transit, Polar Bear Club). They are currently on the road with Giants At Large. “Death Of The Sun” will be released on 12″/CD/Digital on June 30th via Take This To Heart Records.
“We’re all so small in this universe; we may go our whole lives without one star in our galaxy dying.”- Will Conner (Singer/Guitarist)
The Lincoln, Nebraska indie/punk band No Tide isn’t shy about telling you what their music means to them and that they are extremely appreciative for anyone who will listen. “Death Of The Sun is about being grateful”, says Conner. “Getting to do the things you’re passionate about in life doesn’t always come easy.”
Listen To “Daylight Savings”: http://bit.ly/1Q0uXR1
Pre-Order 12″/CD/Digital: http://bit.ly/1DneAVw
Featuring some of the greatest soul music and vocals ever written, this exciting November night will fill Wembley with soul thanks to the spectacular, star studded ‘Voices of Soul’ event. Headed by the legendary likes of Patti LaBelle, The Whispers and Soul II Soul, the line-up of award winning stars are preparing for this once in a lifetime opportunity to bring the house down at the SSE Arena, Wembley.
Supported by Smooth Radio and presented by TBH events, the show will be a must-see for fans of true soul music, and for live music fans who want to see how these innovative artists shaped the pop music landscape as we see it today.
At the very top of the bill will be multi-Grammy award winner Patti LaBelle, christened the ‘Godmother of Soul’ thanks to a five decade career that has seen 50 million albums sold. After her 16 years as the lead singer of Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles, LaBelle made the decision to go solo and had several number one hits including ‘If Only You Knew’ and ‘On My Own’, a duet with Michael McDonald. Tremendous critical success followed from Grammy Award winning albums, making her one of the icons of soul music the world over.
Almost too good to be true, this line-up is one that celebrates the beauty of soul music through the decades, and will make for an unbelievable night of entertainment and spectacle – all taking place at the ‘SSE Arena, Wembley, November 15th.
www.AXS.com (Box Office)
Tickets: £50, £60, £75, £80, £100
A prolific teen sensation ready for her fifth single release in less than a year, Shannon K is a pop vocalist whose star is shooting quickly upwards. Having found her perfect pure pop sound with March single ‘Just Another Boy’, she is now ready to further develop her new approach with brand new single ‘Lose Control’. You might even notice her shorter hair this time round, as she’s just cut her hair for the cancer charity, the Little Princess Trust.
With ‘Lose Yourself’, Shannon K continues to mark herself out as one of the most versatile young artists on the independent scene today. Previous singles such as anti-drugs tune ‘Just Say No’ and the festive track ‘Christmas Song’ first marked her out as a talented vocalist, but with this year’s quick punch of ‘Just Another Boy’, ‘MOM’ (released on Mother’s Day, lyrics by Brian Bogdanovic) which is an emotional track that really showcases Shannon’s vocal ability, and now ‘Lose Control’, she is showing herself to be a real contender.
A glittering career as a vocalist in Bollywood has seen her father Kumar Sanu win a total of 69 awards including 64 in his native India (from Filmfare, Zee Cine, Kishore Kumarand more) plus 5 internationally (from Sunrise Radio-London, West Indian Academy, Grammy-West Indies, Bollywood Music-U.S.A. and Radio Lotus-South Africa).
But now, thanks to her developing mainstream sound and with many years ahead of her, Shannon K has every chance of eclipsing all those accolades – and with more top pop singles on the way, we wouldn’t bet against her.
Growing up in East London, surrounded by rappers like Dizzee Rascal, Robyn Regan is the sensational young singer-songwriter who is not afraid to buck the trend. Her upbeat pop works well against the grain, with a unique sound and spectacular pop vocal that truly stands out from the crowd.
You can hear the track here:
Robyn’s previous releases have gained high praise from radio stations and critics alike, plus plaudits from an even higher source, with tracks already making the top 10 in the iTunes’ songwriter chart!
‘Oh I’ is released on July 13th.
Due to be released on July 20th
You can get a feel for the album from the track ‘Silence’:
Having already toured with or supported the likes of Interpol, Alan Parsons, British Sea Power and soon Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, most of whom they now count among their ever growing and dedicated fan base, it’s very easy to see Electric Litany breaking out of their cult status to mainstream success very soon.