New Releases

Young Liars Debut Album 'Tidal Wave' Out Today

Today, Vancouver-based Young Liars released their debut album, Tidal Wave via Nettwerk Records. Stream the album in its entirety here. It is also available via iTunes and Spotify. In support of the album release, the electro, indie-rock quartet are set to tour the US this Fall. Stay tuned for more details.

CRITICAL QUOTES FOR TIDAL WAVE:

“With an elevated sense of passion and drive, Young Liars have shown that they have grown off their previous experience with their latest release... They are the kind of group that show every sign of being on the verge of breaking through.”
Earmilk

"...a terrific number that’s bound to be on heavy rotation for us this summer. ‘Young Again’ by Canadian dream pop quartet Young Liars will get stuck in your head immediately with its woozy synths, triumphant drumbeats, and crooning vocals."
- The Wild Honey Pie

“...the band is certainly due to make a splash in 2014.” - Indie Shuffle

"a heady dreamy slice of pop sweet enough to tide me over until the weather (hopefully) turns warm and sunny." - Don't Need No Melody

“…what should be a sure thing, summer anthem...” – Alt Citizen (re “Young Again”)

“…an uplifting ode to teenage romance.” – All Things Go (re “Night Window”)

Boxed In Shares New Video For "Run Quicker"

 
Oli Bayston aka Boxed In shared the video for "Run Quicker" earlier this week. The track is the second single from the UK producer and songwriter's upcoming debut album (TBA, Nettwerk Records). The first single, "No Joke,"  was released back in April. The psychedelic video for "Run Quicker" was directed by Sam Mason. The song will be available on June 23 (UK) on July 22nd (North America).  

Passenger Sees Career High Chart Debuts Around The Globe

Mike Rosenberg, better known by the moniker Passenger, is seeing career high chart debuts around the globe this week. In the U.S., his new album Whispers lands at #12 on the Billboard 200 with 19,000 sold. It also charted at #1 on the Folk Albums chart, #5 on the Rock Albums chart, and #5 on the Overall Digital Albums chart. In other parts of the world, Whispers landed at #5 in his native UK, #2 in his second home of Australia and Canada, #3 in New Zealand and the Netherlands and #6 in Germany.

Passenger, who played the main stage at last weekend’s Isle of Wight Festival in England to over 50,000 people, will be touring the world in support of Whispers, starting in North America on Saturday, August 2 in Atlanta, with 10 of 23 cities already sold-out and other venues upgraded. He’ll be supported by fellow Nettwerk label mates The Once and Stu Larsen, both of whom also appear on Whispers. He’ll also play a free show at NYC’s Central Park SummerStage on August 10. Full list of dates/venues is below.

Sinéad O'Connor - "Take Me To Church"

“I’m gonna sing songs of loving and forgiving
Songs of eating and of drinking, songs of living
Songs of calling in the night ‘Cause songs are like a bolt of light
And love’s the only love you should invite
Songs of longings but fulfilled, Songs that don’t let you sit still
Songs that mend your broken bones”
- (“Take Me To Church” lyrics)

Partnering with NPR Music, Sinéad O’Connor reveals the first track, “Take Me To Church,” from her forthcoming studio album, I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss (Out August 12 via Nettwerk Records).

To Listen (& Share) “Take Me To Church”

New Signing: The Once

 Listen To The Once’s “We Are All Running” from Departures:

Nettwerk is pleased to announce the signing of folk trio The Once to its label roster. The Newfoundland-based band has been quietly making a name for themselves in their native Canada, having collected a trio of Canadian Folk Music Awards, been named Newfoundland & Labrador Art Council’s Artist of the Year and earned a Juno nomination for best Roots/Traditional album. In the coming year, however, the rest of the world will get to discover the joyous, harmony-rich acoustic music that have made them such favorites in their homeland.

On August 5, 2014, the trio (Geraldine Hollett, Andrew Dale and Phil Churchill) will release their new album Departures, just a few days after embarking on a world tour opening for label-mate Passenger, which begins in North America on August 2nd before hitting Europe, Australia and Asia.

Passenger Unveils Music Video For "Scare Away The Dark," 'Whispers' Out Today!

Today marks the highly anticipated release of Passenger's new album, Whispers. To celebrate, Mike Rosenberg (aka Passenger) has unveiled a brand new music video (above) for his North American lead single "Scare Away The Dark." It premiered on VH1.com yesterday, and will make its broadcast debut this Saturday, June 14 on VH1's Top 20 Countdown.

Of the video, Passenger says, "We had so much fun making it - massive thank you to everybody involved (especially the actors that ran around like naked lunatics in a field in the middle of nowhere on a monday morning …. LEGENDS !! ) I'm really really proud of this and hope you guys like it!!"

Madi Diaz's 'The Other Side EP' Out Today, Featuring Remixes From Gold Fields And Magic Man


Click the artwork to listen to the EP

“‘The Other Side' sees Diaz shedding her acoustic proclivity…and trading charm for seduction as she wreaths steadily building vocals in a cloud of blooming, respirating synths. The EP's two featured remixes aren't anything to miss, either — Gold Fields transmutes the song into a pristine, popped-up runway track, while producer Magic Man goes still another shade darker with Diaz's shadowy, building sound.” —
Baeble Music

“…the combination of [Madi’s] stellar voice, and [Gold Fields’] great production work birthed a very solid rework of an already strong original mix...”—
Hillydilly

"Magic Man’s instigated a dimmer start that’s picked up by a snare-based beat before continuing a low undertone below the voice of Diaz. Then, as the synth kicks and turns the tone of the track into an upbeat sonic compilation, we’re able to truly enjoy how two similar musical talents mesh as well as they do here."—
Hillydilly

“It’s a jam for midnight drives in the summer heat. Madi’s beautiful vocals float perfectly over the slightly haunting grooves.” —
The Burning Ear (Magic Man Remix)

“…a moody, yet glistening and balmy jam.” — I Heart Moosiq (Magic Man Remix)

 "Their beats plus her voice are a match-made in Summer heaven." - Leather And Porridge (Gold Fields Remix)

"Instantly catchy and super upbeat, [’Stay Together’] has that special warm seasonality to surely be a fixture on many summer playlists.” — BlahBlahBlahScience

“Stay Together’ is a buoyant track filled with the perfect amount of edgy effects and soaring pop.” – Free Bike Valet

Old Crow Medicine Show Announce July 1st Release Of Remedy Via Nettwerk Records

FIRST SINGLE “SWEET AMARILLO” OUT NOW + ALBUM AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER

Click HERE To View Remedy Album Teaser

Heavily celebrated Grammy Award winning band Old Crow Medicine Show has rejoined Nettwerk Records for the Canadian release of their upcoming new album Remedy, due out July 1. Remedy is full of catchy melodies, quirky and often humorous lyrics, all executed with mesmerizing musicianship. Ten years after the massive success of folk anthem “Wagon Wheel,” which started as a track on a Bob Dylan work tape later finished by fiddler/band leader Ketch Secor, Remedy features a new Dylan/Old Crow penned collaboration on the track “Sweet Amarillo” one of the album’s many highlights. Remedy also features the return of producer Ted Hutt (Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, Gaslight Anthem), who produced 2012’s highly praised Carry Me Back.

Long before the resurgence of folk and roots rock, Old Crow Medicine Show was performing their fiery style of amped up old-time music, cultivating a diverse fan base who thrive on the band’s energetic performances. The songs on Remedy are chock full of the same raw energy, swagger and drive that has made rabid fans of everyone from hipsters to college students to traditional music purists. “This is country music for people who think country music needs a whoopin,'’ says Secor, who adds, “Country music that knows how deep its roots run--- from the dirtiest blues to the folkiest folk, the songwriters, the crooners and the Outlaws, to the Opry stage; it's all here.” Kicking off with "Brushy Mountain Conjugal Trailer,” a new take on the classic prison tale, the band then launches into the hyper speed "8 Dogs 8 Banjos," a timeless original that could have been penned ages ago, but with more fire. Though Old Crow Medicine Show is loved for their fast and furious up-tempo numbers, they shine brightly on the ballads including the touching "Dearly Departed Friend" and Critter Fuqua’s “Firewater.”

New Signing: Sinead O'Connor

Nettwerk Music Group is thrilled to announce the signing of Sinéad O’Connor to its worldwide label roster. An album of brand new recordings The Vishnu Room will be released on August 12.

Indicative of where Sinéad is in life, the album is passionate and direct, yet with an overarching fragility; her voice is a weapon, as powerful as it is tender. “Having published Sinead as a songwriter for the last 5 years, it’s great to now broaden that relationship to the Nettwerk label too. The new recordings are incredible and we’re all very excited to be working on this worldwide release for later this year,” says Blair McDonald, MD of Nettwerk Music Group UK.

From her breakthrough hit, 1987’s Mandinka, to the multi-platinum international success of 1990’s I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got with its number one version of Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U,” from her fearless genre-crossing forays into Irish folk, and roots reggae to her collaborations with artists as diverse as Peter Gabriel, Massive Attack and The Chieftains, O’Connor has trodden a unique path to become the most iconic female artist of the past 30 years. There is no one like Sinéad O’Connor.

New Signing: Gossling


both dramatic and danceable” – New York Magazine

“Whatever pause this Australian's childlike voice gives you is almost immediately erased by the sophistication of what unfurls next. She's part Lykke Li, part Feist, and not an iota less interesting than either.”— Esquire

“A traditional pop sensibility structures elements of wandering, atmospheric electronica, while crescendos of rich instrumentation give the collection a classical touch. And then there’s Croome’s singular voice: Utterly sweet, but with the thick complexity of honey, rather than a childlike or cheeky bubblegum smack” – MTV World

“Gossling’s already won over her Australian audience, but now it’s our turn to get acquainted with her” –
All Things Go

LISTEN TO (& SHARE!) “Harvest Of Gold”:


 

Nettwerk Music Group is proud to announce the signing of Melbourne’s Gossling (aka Helen Croome) to its label roster. Having won critical praise in the states and abroad, Gossling will see the proper release of her debut full-length album, Harvest Of Gold, in North America on September 23.

Written in Tasmania and realized in Melbourne, alongside producer John Castle (The Bamboos/Vance Joy/Washington), Harvest Of Gold is ten tracks of gorgeous pop songcraft – a rich blend of plucked harps, guitar climaxes and retro, European disco.

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