NOV 17 2014
Performing on Saturday Night Live November 22nd
Still from “Uptown Funk” video
“[‘Uptown Funk’ is] a full-on combustible groove workout with elastic bass and indomitable spirit.” - Billboard
“I think we just heard the 'Get Lucky' of 2015” – NME
"`Uptown Funk’ [is] the kind of song you'll be unable to escape on the radio in a matter of days.” – SPIN
“It only takes one listen to know that ‘Uptown Funk’ is heading straight up the chart.” – New York Post
“’Uptown Funk’ is a straight-up ass-kicker” ¬ Idolator
“Rise and shine, Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars are bringing the party to you this Monday morning. On Ronson's hot-stepping new song ‘Uptown Funk,’ he and Bruno Mars amp up the energy over a funky beat.” – Vibe
“Get your dancing shoes on!...Get ready to get funky!” - Perez Hilton
Today, GRAMMY® award-winning producer and musician Mark Ronson unveils the music video for his infectious new single “Uptown Funk” featuring Bruno Mars. PRESS HERE to watch the video directed by Bruno Mars and Cameron Duddy (Bruno Mars, Grouplove, Awolnation) on Yahoo.com! “Uptown Funk” premiered on November 10th, and in just one week it has skyrocketed to be the #1 most added song on Top 40 Radio at over 100 stations, #2 most searched for song on iTunes, and the YouTube audio stream has garnered more than 1.2 million views. The song was co-written and co-produced by Mars and Ronson, and is the first from Ronson’s highly-anticipated new album Uptown Special, which will be released via RCA Records on January 27th, 2015.
NOV 17 2014
NOV 17 2014
(New York, New York) Just off the heels of their sold out underplay tour; critically praised alt pop band WALK THE MOON announces 2015 headlining “TALKING IS HARD TOUR”. WALK THE MOON’s sophomore album “TALKING IS HARD” is due out December 2nd on RCA Records and is available for pre-order now at iTunes and Amazon with “Different Colors” as the instant grat track (LISTEN HERE). To celebrate their album release, the band will be performing their smash hit single “Shut Up and Dance” and more on the outdoor stage on ABC’S Jimmy Kimmel Live! on December 2nd (TICKETS HERE).
“Shut Up and Dance” held the #1 spot on the Spotify viral top 50 US chart for two consecutive weeks following its release and was last week’s iTunes single of the week. The song just crashed into the top 15 at Alt radio and is rapidly moving up the charts.
Having just wrapped their sold out underplay tour, “SHUT UP AND TOUR 2014”, WALK THE MOON will be hitting the road again in 2015 to support their new album on the “TALKING IS HARD TOUR”. The tour kicks off in San Diego on March 10th and will finish up in LA Vegas on May 9th, The Griswolds will be main support. Starting tomorrow, November 18th at 10:00 AM local time, you can enter a special pre-sale for tickets with the option to get a VIP/Early Entry Package. The bundle includes a skip the line pass, exclusive tour poster, commemorative laminate and tote bag that will be available for purchase at http://www.walkthemoonband.com/ with the password “SUAD”. General tickets go on sale Friday at 10:00 AM local time at www.walkthemoonband.com.
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NOV 17 2014
VIA RCA RECORDS/SONY SWEDEN
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO SINGLE AND TITLE TRACK “BORDERLINE”
"Puts most other pop stars to shame" – The Guardian
"Talented, sassy, amoral...between Lykke Li and Santigold" – Stereogum
"Attitude-packed vocals and post-chorus hook sit expertly against the tropical backdrop" – Dazed & Confused
“From the dystopian interstellar synths to Styrke's space age swagger, "Borderline" plays like a Scandinavian M.I.A. covering Bad Boys theme with a bit of Coldplay’s "Paradise" thrown in there for good measure.” - Neon Gold
(New York, NY) RCA Records announces today the signing of Swedish recording artist Tove Styrke and is set release her highly anticipated US debut Borderline EP on November 23rd. The Borderline EP is available now for pre-order on iTunes. Listen to the EP title track and lead single “Borderline” now on Spotify and Vevo.
Upon release, “Borderline” held the #1 spot on the coveted Hype Machine “Popular Chart.” "Off-kilter guitar strumming, warm steel drum washes and a bounty of attitude," described The Fader who recently premiered the music video for “Borderline.” The video was shot on the Nordic Island of Svalbard close to the North Pole offering a stunning yet edgy setting for a song that pushes the boundaries of modern pop with its production, dancehall undertones and sharp lyricism (WATCH VIDEO HERE). Tove burst onto the international music scene earlier this year with the release of the critically acclaimed track, “Even If I’m Loud It Doesn’t Mean I’m Talking To You,” which is also featured on the Borderline EP.
Her infectious new single “Borderline” grabbed the attention of music industry tastemakers worldwide and in publications such as Dazed & Confused, Noisey (VICE), Billboard, Stereogum, and more.
NOV 17 2014
SONY MUSIC INTERNATIONAL/RCA RECORDS SIGNS A WORLDWIDE RECORDING DEAL WITH LEGENDARY MUSICIAN/ PRODUCER/SONGWRITER GIORGIO MORODER
ALBUM SET FOR RELEASE SPRING 2015 FEATURING BRITNEY SPEARS, SIA, CHARLI XCX,KYLIE MINOGUE, MIKKY EKKO, FOXES, MATTHEW KOMA, AND MORE CLICK HERE TO LISTEN/ WATCH THE VIDEO FOR “74 IS THE NEW 24”
Comments Moroder on the track, "Dance music doesn’t care where you live. It doesn’t care who your friends are. It doesn’t care how much money you make. It doesn't care if your 74 or if you are 24 because… 74 is the new 24!”
Giorgio’s long-awaited, forthcoming album will feature a superstar line up of collaborators including Britney Spears, Sia, Charli XCX, Kylie Minogue, Mikky Ekko, Foxes, Matthew Koma, and many more to be announced soon.
Giorgio made his mark as an influential Italian producer, songwriter, performer and DJ. At 74 years-old, Moroder still has his hands in the center of EDM culture, swinging back into the spotlight as a guest collaborator on the GRAMMY Award-winning Daft Punk album Random Access Memories (“Album Of the Year”), remixing Lady Gaga’s and Tony Bennett’s “I Can’t Give You Anything but Love,” Coldplay’s “Magic,” along with remixes for Donna Summer, Haim and his Scarface motion picture soundtrack. He has a newfound station as a live DJ which included major festival slots in Japan, Sweden, Mexico, Germany, the HARD’s Day Of The Dead in Los Angeles, and at the Pitchfork Music Festival earlier this year.
Comments Giorgio Moroder on his new label: "Sony/RCA constitutes one of the most groundbreaking histories in the world. As my new label, I believe my record will live up to their history, but more importantly, pave the way for the future! Sony from here to eternity."