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(London) - Röyksopp and Robyn have announced their plans for a joint tour during the summer of 2014. The “Röyksopp & Robyn Do It Again Tour 2014” will head across Europe, North America and points beyond, stopping at carefully selected venues around the world.
Robyn and Röyksopp have a long history of working and performing together. They collaborated on 2009’s “The Girl and The Robot,” (from Röyksopp’s album Junior) and again on 2010’s “None of Dem” (from Robyn’s album Body Talk). They have also played live together several times, notably at the iconic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles in 2011, and most recently, Robyn joined Röyksopp onstage in Trondheim, Norway. Röyksopp and Robyn are currently working together in the studio. Last week, Röyksopp’s #1 Norwegian hit “Running To The Sea” was voted 2013’s “Hit of the Year” by the listeners of radio station P3 Guld in Norway. The single is now available worldwide.
Says Robyn, “Playing this music live with Svein and Torbjørn is going to be wildly fun!” Add Svein and Torbjørn from Röyksopp, “We look forward to basking in the warm glow that is Robyn’s presence. We predict one helluva ride.” The first festivals and dates will be announced this week. For more information head to www.doitaga.in, www.robyn.com and www.royksopp.com.
Congratulations to Disclosure on their Grammy Nomination for their debut album 'Settle' in the Best Dance/Electronica Album, to Matthew Koma for his co-writing efforts on 'Clarity' by Zedd ft Foxes being nominated for Best Dance Recording and to producer Jeff Bhasker for his work on Bruno Mars "Locked out of Heaven", Record of the Year and Song of the Year, Taylor Swift's "Red", Album of the Year and Pink ft. Nate Ruess "Just Give Me A Reason" for Song of the Year. The full list of nominations can be seen below.
Settle, Best Dance/Electronica Album
Matthew Koma (As Co-Writer)
Zedd ft. Foxes - Clarity, Best Dance Recording
Jeff Bhasker (As Producer)
Bruno Mars - Locked Out of Heaven, Record of The Year, Song of The Year
Taylor Swift - Red, Album of the Year
Pink ft. Nate Ruess - Just Give Me a Reason, Song of The Year
The best song to bubble up from the EDM underground in 2013 was a tech-house blast that kicks your a** in the club at night, and kicks your a** out of bed the next morning. And that titular hook – a fragment of motivational speaker Eric Thomas – was pure sampling genius.
This debut from LA duo Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards was bold and fearless. It wasn’t just the riotous rock n' roll clatter that was gutsy, though. It was also the messages within the music: an assault on misogyny and sexism in the music industry that sat alongside storming jams about peace, love and understanding.
Read more at NME.com
KEANE ANNOUNCE ENCORE PRESENTATION OF LIVE BERLIN SHOW TO HIT U.S. THEATERS STARTING NEXT WEEK
THE BEST OF KEANE OUT NOW
Santa Monica, California, December 4, 2013 - To celebrate ten incredible years of success, Keane released The Best Of Keane November 12th on Cherrytree Records/Interscope. The album features 18 fan favorites, plucked from the band’s five consecutive UK Number One albums, alongside two powerful new songs, “Higher Than The Sun” and “Won’t Be Broken.” The Deluxe version of the album includes a collection of the band’s exceptionally strong B-sides. The super deluxe edition contains the two discs from the deluxe edition (The Best Of and B-sides) and an exclusive DVD of a special acoustic set, for which the setlist was chosen by Keane fans.
On November 6th, Keane broadcasted their show from the iconic Goya venue in Berlin live into over a thousand cinemas across the UK, Europe and South America. This Live In Berlin concert is now coming to select theaters in America. The concert will be shown in full - exactly as it was in November. The theaters showing this encore presentation are listed below with ticket links. More showings will be added; check www.keanemusic.com for updates.
iTunes Audio: Keane 'The Best Of Keane' Deluxe Album
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December 4th, 2013-- Cherrytree Records - in partnership with Interscope Records - is proud to announce the launch of Cherrytree Records France. The French-based A&R and marketing operation will be overseen by Polydor/Universal Music veteran and Cherrytree France head, Guénael "GG" Geay (aka Guena LG). Cherrytree France will look to sign artists from Europe with an eye toward building them in France and taking them onto the international stage. In true Cherrytree spirit, the Paris-based label office will focus on finding and introducing progressive artists and pop alternative music. Signings to Cherrytree Records France already include Skip the Use, Carbon Airways, Julian Perretta and The Young Professionals.
Chairman and founder of Cherrytree Records Martin Kierszenbaum had this to say about the launch: "It is an honor to be able to establish a real home base in France where we've had so much love and support for our progressive pop music over the years. It's also an absolute pleasure to be doing it with my great friend Guenael "GG" Geay whose innovation and musicality have helped Cherrytree and its artists find such a warm and loyal audience in France."
Guenael Geay commented: "Launching Cherrytree Records France is a brilliant opportunity to stretch our artistic offering throughout Polydor and reinforce the bridges between France and international markets. Martin Kierszenbaum is one of the people I trust and admire most in this business. His capacities as a producer and song writer are as impressive as his skills that have guided Cherrytree to such incredible success. What an exciting time."
Founded in 2005 by Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer and label executive Martin Kierszenbaum, Cherrytree Records has had a huge impact on modern pop, launching the 15 million album selling Lady Gaga in 2009 as well as guiding the flourishing US careers of Feist, Ellie Goulding, Disclosure, Robyn, La Roux and…Continue