British synth-pop sensation La Roux are set to hit the shores of North America for a slew of highly anticipated performances this fall in support of their self titled US debut coming out September 29th on Cherrytree Records. 21-year-old Elly Jackson and co-producer co-songwriter co-hort Ben Langmaid,… Continue
Tune in to CherrytreeRecords.com on Tuesday to participate in a live video chat with Cinema Bizarre who will be answering your questions live on webcam all the way from Germany about their debut US-album BANG! Which is also released on Tuesday.
Hello my parasites! I give you bugs a first notice about what I really wanna do for you all.
If I do become what I wanna be, which is to be a pop icon, I want you to know that I will do my ultimate best to enteratian you all with everything I have in me. *Reminder: I made a unique name for myself, not to be confused with the name, Lady Gaga, my inspiration. Throughout this blog entry it might sound boring, but to the ones who does believe that I may have the potential I know this… Continue
Added by Bloo Jaga on August 21, 2009 at 3:59am —
Hello Pop Universe!
First off, I want to tell you that this is really me, Jaga Gada, sending you all this message. Everything included in this message is the things on my mind right now. One thing I will never, ever do is lie to you, fans and haters. The best thing for me to do is to keep everything real to everybody, which includes you guys.
Okay, so let's start. I wanted to say thank you for those who believe that I can make my name stand out. It's a really true honor, you… Continue
Added by Bloo Jaga on August 21, 2009 at 3:37am —
"Charlie Fink brings it all into focus on Noah and the Whales lovelorn new album.... the title track beings with a blur of dilated strings and the words, "It's the first day of spring/and my life is starting over again"
Check out this great review by Laura Barton in the… Continue
NOAH AND THE WHALE are back with their new album FIRST DAYS OF SPRING – out on October 6th (Cherrytree/Interscope)
The First Days of Spring is the follow-up to the London-based quartet’s Gold-selling 2008 debut, Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down. Uniquely, the record comes accompanied by a film, directed by the band’s Charlie Fink, which runs the length of the album. The film has an ensemble cast that stars model Daisy Lowe. Check out the trailer featuring “Blue Skies”… Continue
Right. On to the review. This is an album about a breakup, very openly and obviously. Laura Marling, ex-member of Noah and the Whale has split from singer Charlie Fink and the result, is this. Considering the youth of the pair, you would be forgiven for expecting a cliché ridden revenge album. This is most definitely not the case.
The album opens with the 7 minute long, epic title track and sets the tone wonderfully. The… Continue
Space Cowboy's "Falling Down" video will be featured on mtvU's "freshman" next week. The show spotlights emerging artists on air and online! Fans can vote on these videos online, starting Monday morning, and votes will end on Friday at 2:00 PM (EST)
Space Cowboy has an amazing full page feature in the latest issue of NME where he discusses musical influences, his latest song with label-mates Cinema Bizarre called 'I Came 2 Party', as well as other label-mates Lady Gaga and LMFAO along with producer Red-One and The Paradiso Girls from which Chelsea Korka featured on the fantastic single 'Falling Down.'
'It's a pretty awesome time for people experimenting; we just did a song with a band called Cinema Bizarre, who are from…Continue
Cherrytree Record’s La Roux have just been nominated for the UK’s prestigious Mercury Prize.
Since Elly Jackson and Ben Langmaid began collaborating as La Roux just a few years ago, they have made quite the splash in their hometown of London as well as in dance clubs and on radio waves worldwide. The synth-pop duo’s inventive take on 80’s classics can be found on upcoming debut release La Roux (Cherrytree Records, September 29th), an impressive tour de force that’s sure to top the… Continue
Added by La Roux on July 21, 2009 at 4:30pm —
Lindi is featured in the August issue of Latina Magazine themed “Best Latin Music You Don’t Know”.
“She’s already become a veteran of the Toronto club scene, opened for James Blunt and released an EP of haunting melodic folk songs called The Drifter EP. It’s just a teaser for her pop-conscious major label debut, due in the fall via Cherrytree/Intersope Records”… Continue
“I do see the film and the album as being together, as a unified thing,” says Noah and the Whale’s chief songwriter and singer Charlie Fink about the band’s new record and accompanying film, The First Days of Spring. “But the album very much came first – it has its own internal narrative.”
As with their debut, last year’s Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down, the Londoners’ second release follows a structure. There are songs here – Blue Skies, Our Window,… Continue
Periodically, my super cool job requires me to travel to Europe where I've been for several days now taking meetings and covering different Cherrytree-related events and activities.
My trip kicked off with a visit to Berlin for some quality time with the topnotch team at Universal Germany. Frank, Tom, Cornelius, Dirk, Milli, Sven, Alex, Sarah, Michael, Jochem all treated me like family and we went over a lot of exciting new ideas. For those you wondering right… Continue