Buzz Track: Like a Rainbow
ColorKaleido is one of the latest acts to emerge on the Danish alternative pop scene. Although having released their debut single recently, this is no debut for the two members of the band. Lead vocalist Christine Milton had her first hit Superstar in Denmark in 2004, when she was only 17, and male part Kim Vagn Wagner starred in many danish acts including the 2010 Danish Radio P3 award finalist Lastbandalive. They performed at various venues and festivals in Denmark, and the duo are now ready to release their debut EP in December.
The Telegraph slams the Rolling Stones with the headline “The Rolling Stones: the greatest rock and roll band in the world? That’s a bit rich. Their latest shows prove the Rolling Stones can still work a crowd, but their music is of a time long gone”
“On Sunday night, while the Rolling Stones were performing for 20,000 people at the O2 in London – the first of five concerts they will be playing in London and New York to mark their 50th anniversary – one of their early heroes was also making an appearance a few miles across town, in the somewhat shabbier surroundings of the Kentish Town Forum.
Bobby Womack is the veteran soul singer who wrote, and with his group The Valentinos recorded, the original version of It’s All Over Now, which gave the Stones their first number one hit in Britain in 1964. Womack once recalled his chagrin at his mentor Sam Cooke giving the Stones his song, and depriving him of having the hit himself. “I was still screaming and hollering right up until I got my first royalty cheque. Man, the amount of money rolling in shut me right up.” Read more here…
Buzz Track: Steady Now
Indie rock band Westland will release a new EP in January which was recorded with producers such as Shep Goodman and Aaron Accetta (He Is We, Bayside, Four Year Strong). A mainstay of the music scene, the band has released a full length album as well as two EP’s. Selling over 30,000 copies of their debut album “Don’t Take It Personal”, as well as performing on Warped Tour 2011 and 2012, new songs such as Steady Now could take the band to the next level.
Just hours before the band took to the stage at London’s O2 Arena, scores of tickets for the veteran rockers’ first performance in five years were still available online for up to £1,300.
Agencies and individual touts hoping to profit by snapping up the tickets at face value before selling them at vastly inflated prices found that fans simply refused to pay, leaving the band facing the prospect of playing to a far from sell-out crowd.
A Rolling Stones spokesman told the Daily Telegraph: “It’s a real shame that fans have been prevented from buying tickets at the original price and that secondary marketing agencies are attempting to profit. The band does not participate in anything of this nature.” Read more here.
News Update: You can hear the track ‘View From The Top‘ by Kings favorite The Wrecking on ABC’s Family “Home Alone: The Holiday Heist”. The band was picked as one of Kings top 8 emerging artists. They released a sophomore album that landed on the New & Noteworthy section of the Christian/Gospel homepage on iTunes as wells as top 5 on Billboard’s Contemporary Christian Album chart, having an epic year