Indie criticâ€™s darlingÂ Jeff KleinÂ is currently working on new demos for his third album, recently free from his One Little Indian recording contract, heâ€™s currently entertaining offers from several labels.Â Klein will be on tour in the U.S. in May & June as the support act for The Twilight Singers.Â Heâ€™s toured with Joseph Arthur, The Honorary Title & People In Planes in 2006. For more information contact Keith Hagan at 212-334-6116.Â Â
“The service, called â€˜Urgeâ€™, will use Microsoftâ€™s latest Media Player technology and represents perhaps the most serious challenge to Appleâ€™s dominance of the legal digital music download market to date.”
“While other rival music download services have had limited success, none has had the marketing muscle of MTV behind it or been as tightly integrated with Microsoftâ€™s technology â€“ the latest version of Windows Media Player software will launch along with Urge this week.” Read the full article.
Somewhere between indie and mainstream, between emo and pop/rock, you’ll findÂ My Favorite Highway. Quickly expanding their fanbase through polished and exhilirating performances as well as the spread of their self-released EP ‘The Pre-Release,’ My Favorite Highway are rapidly becoming the unsigned band to watch. With their unique spin, MFH somehow sound like The Rocket Summer, Coheed and Cambria, Saves The Day and a number of others without sounding anything like them. Currently in the process of releasing a full-length album and preparing for a tour this summer. For more information contact legal Daniel R. Friedman at 314.497.1060
Expect The Red Hot Chili Peppersâ€™Â Stadium Arcadium to top 400K+. Looks like the calculatedÂ press and public break upÂ will pay off for Nick Lachey who is expected to reach 160k+. KOAR mentioned artist The Outline has signed to Capitol/Fearless.
Hotspur will be showcasing this Wednesday (May 17) at Kenny’s Castaways in NYC with multiple labels attending, Hollywood, Octone, Warner & Virgin just to name a few.
A propulsive blend of hook-heavy alternative rock combined with solid lyrics and a killer live show have Seattle-based rock band Glimpse catching the attention of many in the industry with their self-released albumÂ ‘Sessions From The Garage’, produced by Rick Parashar (Pearl Jam, Nickelback, 3 Doors Down).Â Songs from the release have been making their way into television and film, being featured on the WB’s “One Tree Hill” and “Cruel Intentions 3.” The first single, ‘Nothin’ spent 3 months in regular rotation on KISW,Â and has made appearancesÂ on stations across the country, facilitating their upcoming US tour this summer. No management attached. For more information, contact legal Kent Marcus of Zumwalt Alman and Hayes at 615.256.7200