Music

Things are looking quite solid for Mr. Wiz Khalifa as his debut album, Rolling Papers lands on the Billboard 200 with album sales between 190K and 220K on it’s opening week. And now that things are getting quite clearer and we’re finding out that the rapper is indeed dating Amber Rose.. Wiz wants to let […]

Nettwerk Records and William Fitzsimmons are pleased to celebrate William’s career high album debut, with Gold In The Shadow landing at #3 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart, as well as #3 on the Folk Albums Chart, #41 on the Overall Digital Albums Chart and #161 on the Billboard Top 200. William’s success spreads well beyond […]

The much-anticipated debut single “Summer Rain” and self-titled debut album by Matthew Morrison will be released by Mercury Records on May 30th 2011. Fans will also get to see the ‘Glee’ star in action on his first ever UK tour, kicking off in June 2011. Performing at prestigious venues in Glasgow, Manchester,Birmingham, Brighton and London, […]

‘Come Around’ is the brilliant debut single from new musical upstarts Tim & Jean, whose short career has progressed at lightning speed. It’s a sunny electropop gem that effortlessly captures the euphoria of a damn good party whilst applying the sheen of sun-bleached nostalgia. About Tim & Jean: Unusually for ones so young, Tim & […]

Check out the new video for the new Two Wounded Birds track called ‘All We Wanna Do’ being released on limited edition 7″ vinyl and digital download, April 18th via Moshi Moshi. About Two Wounded Birds – They formed in 2008 and last year the Margate four-piece received a leg up from Moshi soul mates […]

Rihanna features prominently on the ‘Songs for Japan’ charity album, that will help victims of the earthquake and tsunami. The epic Songs for Japan album features 38 tracks from the biggest names in music from Justin Bieber, to Eminem, Leona Lewis and Cee Lo Green. Whether your taste is hip hop, rock or pop, there […]

American icon Tony Bennett will celebrate his 85th birthday this year with a new CD, “Tony Bennett: Duets II,” which will be released on September 20th on RPM/Columbia Records. Bennett has already begun the live recording process with several artists during Grammy week in February at LA’s famed Capitol Studios. Subsequent sessions are planned for […]

If ever there was a band to set the blogs in a frenzy it would be Tennis – you might have heard a track called “Marathon” in early 2010 ; an instantly infectious slice of perfect pop which set a tale of sailing the high seas to a glorious backdrop of chiming guitars, handclaps and […]

Musical legend, Dionne Warwick, celebrates an illustrious music career spanning over 50 years. She’s entertained dignitaries around the world and she’ll soon be charming desert audiences, Saturday, May 14th, during a very special appearance at the Spotlight 29 Casino Showroom at 8pm. With nearly sixty charted hits she’s known as a consummate artist and her […]

Manchester International Festival welcomes Björk to Manchester for the world premiere of her Biophilia live show. Björk will be at MIF for a three-week residency; six intimate shows in the striking space of Campfield Market Hall for audiences of 1800, her first UK dates in over three years. Where do music, nature and technology meet? […]

120 Minutes, the prolific MTV music franchise, is set to make its return to MTV2 as an on-air monthly show beginning later this year and as a weekly online show, 120 Seconds, beginning tomorrow morning, Friday, March 18th on MTV Hive, (www.mtvhive.com/120) the brand new curated pure music play, experience and online destination for passionate […]

The Black Eyed Peas have just premiered the video for their new single “Just Can’t Get Enough” on Entertainment Tonight, VEVO and Dipdive.com. The Peas teamed up with director Ben Mor (“I Gotta Feeling,” “Meet Me Halfway”) and traveled to Tokyo for the shoot which took place only one week before the devastating natural disaster […]

Grammy winner Colbie Caillat has released the official music video for “I Do,” which hails from Caillat’s upcoming album, All Of You, due in July. The upbeat, playful track offers an engaging twist on the two traditional wedding vow words. Check out the video below! All Of You features Common as a guest as well […]

The Long Island piano-rock foursome known as The Sliders have released their first full-length album, City By The Sound, produced by Jim Wirt (Incubus, Hoobastank, Jack’s Mannequin). The band’s first full-length album, City By The Sound, is a record comprised of 11 coming-of-age tracks reminiscent of bands like The Script, Parachute, OAR, and Maroon 5. […]

AltSounds.com are proud to announce that we have the UK exclusive album stream of the debut full length from Roadrunner Records Royal Republic. Starting today, visitors can listen to We Are The Royal in its entirety right here on AltSounds.com, click the link below to listen. Roadrunner Records are proud to welcome Royal Republic to […]

2009 saw the release of The Antlers’ astonishing album “Hospice”, an elaborate song cycle dealing with life, death and all the in-between, a record which earned the trio of Peter Silberman, Michael Lerner and Darby Cicci rapturous praise, striking a deep and resonant chord in both critics and audiences alike. Now comes their follow-up, the […]

Following a critically-acclaimed breakout performance at the GRAMMY Awards, Skylar Grey, who has become known for her songwriting and featured vocal collaborations with Eminem and Dr. Dre, T.I., Lupe Fiasco, and Diddy-Dirty Money, will perform “Coming Home,” with the group on American Idol this week, during the live results show on Thursday, March 10th. In […]

The first UK release from justifiably tipped Canadian quartet BRAIDS- Lemonade which comes accompanied with the exquisite Plath Heart will be released March 14th on Kanine Records. (Chairlift, Grizzly Bear, Surfer Blood). BRAIDS was formed by four best friends (Raphaelle Standell-Preston: lead vocals & guitar: Austin Tufts: drums & vocals: Katie Lee: keys & vocals: […]

Michael Franti and Spearhead appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, performing two songs from the band’s acclaimed album, The Sound of Sunshine, which you can download right here. Check out the video below to see all the action! Michael Franti and Spearhead performed “I’ll Be Waiting” and “Hey, Hey, Hey” on Jimmy Kimmel Live, […]

Robyn, will headline the “NewNowNext Awards” 2011 live musical performances. Joining Robyn will be electro-pop act Oh Land and dance-music diva Wynter Gordon. The “NewNowNext Awards” musical acts showcase on-the-brink performers who will undoubtedly break big in the upcoming months. Most notably, Lady Gaga made her first televised appearance on the “NewNowNext Awards” before she […]

MTV’s 24-hour college network, mtvU today announced that the Foo Fighters will take the Woodies stage for the first time with a live performance of “Rope,” the first single off of their highly anticipated seventh studio album “Wasting Light,” during the “2011 mtvU Woodie Awards” airing live from Austin, Texas on Wednesday night, March 16 […]

Usually, when someone retires, he or she acknowledges the fact that things won’t be quite the same. Not Phil Collins. The musician, who revealed he will be stepping away from music, said he didn’t expect anyone to miss him. Phil Collins is quitting music due to medical problems, but despite seven Grammys and countless other […]

OneRepublic have premiered the video for their new single, “Good Life.” The group teamed up with Ethan Lader who recently directed B.o.B’s “Nothin on You” and Bruno Mars’ “Just The Way You Are.” The track appears on OneRepublic’s sophomore album, Waking Up, which is available now on iTunes.

Sarah Jaffe returns to New York after amazing year end accolades and toping 2010 best of lists from USA Today, Paste, Amazon, and a variety of others. Performing at the Living Room this Wednesday, it will be only a few days before her debut EP Even Born Again is re-released nationally for the first time […]

A sultry, enigmatic presence in global ad campaigns for Tommy Hilfiger Denim and Calvin Klein’s ck one, and a media darling who’s been featured in Teen Vogue, V, Interview, Nylon, Marie Claire, Billboard, Entertainment Weekly and more, 18-year-old singer-songwriter Sky Ferreira continues to build on the buzz surrounding her with the release of As If! […]