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5/23/2016: NASTY LITTLE MAN MOVING DAY IS HERE!

End of an era: after 13 years at 110 Greene, nasty little man has moved to 285 West Broadway #310 New York NY 10013. Please our contact info accordingly. Our phone number has stayed the same, but is temporarily out of service due to the Verizon strike.

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UPCOMING RELEASES:

06/10/16 – PAUL McCARTNEY – Pure McCartney (Hear Music/Concord Music Group

06/10/16 – BAND OF HORSES – Why Are You Ok (Interscope Records/American Recordings)

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Jaunt Collaborates with Paul McCartney to Produce PURE McCartney VR, Six-Part Documentary Series

Award-winning team including Tony Kaye, Geoff Emerick, Cliff Plumer, Lucas Wilson and Doug Allenstein produce immersive VR retrospectives

PALO ALTO, CA – May 24, 2016 –  Jaunt, the leading producer and publisher of fully-immersive cinematic virtual reality experiences, and legendary singer-songwriter Paul McCartney, today released the first two episodes of PURE McCartney VR, a six-part series of virtual reality (VR) documentary shorts. As part of the upcoming launch of PURE McCartney, a career-spanning compilation album, each of these immersive VR experiences delve into the stories behind some of Paul’s most iconic songs.

Fans will embark on a personal journey with Paul as he recounts memories and anecdotes related to various tracks, while sharing archived and never-before-seen footage. Filmed in his private home studio, the PURE McCartney VR episodes, which chronicle “Dance Tonight”, “Coming Up”, “My Valentine”, “Mull of Kintyre” and “Early Days”, will be released episodically, starting today, and continuing through the PURE McCartney album release on June 10, 2016.

In building the series, the team sought out the creative expertise of some of the most innovative minds in the business, including award-winning Director, Tony Kaye; Producer and Soundscape Architect Geoff Emerick; and Executive Producers Cliff Plumer, Lucas Wilson and Doug Allenstein. The resulting VR experiences include not only high quality cinematic VR, but digitally remastered and spatially oriented ambisonic audio mixed in Dolby Atmos. This project marks the first time an original Paul McCartney track has been remixed in Dolby Atmos. For a full list of project credits, see here.

“It is an honor to be part of such a tremendously talented team of artists, tasked with documenting the thinking of this great man, in order to bring his fans a new means of experiencing some of his greatest songs,” said Tony Kaye, director for PURE McCartney VR. “His musical genius is now on display for the world in an entirely new light.”

“We used to see artists connect with their fans through album covers and liner notes but that personal expression, and deeper understanding  of the music, has diminished over the years,” said Cliff Plumer, president of Jaunt Studios. “With virtual reality, Paul McCartney is taking the most innovative step yet; he’s connecting directly with his fans, to share his innermost thoughts and experiences, in an entirely new, personal and immersive way.”

Each track will be released into the custom Paul McCartney world within the Jaunt VR App. Jaunt VR is available on iOS, Android, Gear VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Desktop 360.

The PURE McCartney VR series is presented by VisitBritain and the GREAT Britain ‘Home of Amazing Moments’ #OMGB campaign. Paul McCartney has played, and continues to play, a central role in Britain’s music heritage and the GREAT Britain campaign is proud to be associated with this innovative and ground-breaking initiative that gives everyone the opportunity to share an amazing moment with Paul McCartney in VR.

About Jaunt Inc.

Jaunt is pioneering the future of creative storytelling through cinematic virtual reality. Founded in 2013, Jaunt is the leading developer of the hardware, software, tools, and applications to enable cinematic VR and put the power of virtual reality in the hands of today’s best content creators. In addition, Jaunt works with leading creatives – from brands to artists to filmmakers – to create cutting-edge content through its studio arm, Jaunt Studios. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, the company also maintains a presence in Los Angeles and produces branded and original VR content for audiences worldwide. Jaunt’s investors include The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners, China Media Capital, Highland Capital Partners, Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Axel Springer, ProSiebenSat.1 SE, The Madison Square Garden Company, Peter Gotcher, Blake Krikorian, and Sky (corporate.sky.com). Experience more at www.jauntvr.com.

Media Contact
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415-500-0619

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BAND OF HORSES UNVEIL VIDEO FOR “CASUAL PARTY”

WATCH THE FIRST EVER LIVE PERFORMANCES OF “CASUAL PARTY” AND “IN A DRAWER” ON THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT

WHY ARE YOU OK OUT ON JUNE 10

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Band Of Horses blew the minds as well as the ears of a dazzled audience at Wednesday’s taping of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert as they were accompanied for a rollicking debut performance of “Casual Party” by a motley complement of difficult to describe monstrosities.

No, Band Of Horses are not going all Muppets on acid on us, they’d merely invited a few of the unnerving but somehow a little cuddly creatures from the video to their instantly infectious “Casual Party” which dropped today. You can watch the Ben Fee-directed cut right HERE.

“The band’s performance of lead single “Casual Party” was accompanied by a unique posse of hype men (/women/things?) that ranged from a human gold pom-pom to a crouching pink alien to what looks like Speed Racer with a major tooth issue. And none of the accompanying weirdos seemed too psyched to be onstage. Casual Party, indeed. We do get a little head bob from Pom Pom Swamp Thing near the end. Oh, the power of indie rock.”–RELIX MAGAZINE

Produced by Jason Lytle, and Executive Produced by Rick Rubin, Why Are You OK will hit stores on June 10 via Interscope Records/American Recordings. The band breathed life into the recordings from the album this week, CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND noted that “They still very much know how to make a small room feel like a cavernous arena.” While STEREOGUM found their performance “Heartfelt and expansive…ringing, uplifting, country-fried indie rock.” 

Band Of Horses is set to kick off their North American tour tomorrow evening in Wilmington, Delaware. Watch this space for more album & tour announcements coming soon.

Band Of Horses 2016 Tour Dates

5/21  – Wilmington, DE – Playhouse on Rodney Square
6/8  – Richmond, VA – The National
6/9 – 6/11 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo
6/15 – Bergen, Norway – Bergenfest
6/17 – Madrid, Spain – Mad Cool Festival
6/19 – Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands – Best Kept Secret Festival
6/20 – Cologne, Germany – Gloria Theater
6/22 – Berlin, Germany – Spandauer Zitadelle
6/22-26 – Pilton, United Kingdom – Glastonbury Festival
6/23 – Odense, Denmark – Tinderbox
6/24 – Oslo, Norway, Piknik I Parken Festival
6/30 – Norrkoping, Sweden – Bravalla Festival
7/2 – Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter
7/3 – Arras, France – Main Square Festival
7/5-6 – London, United Kingdom – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
7/7 – Manchester, United Kingdom – The Albert Hall
7/9 – Lisbon, Portugal – Nos Alive
7/22 – Byron Bay, Australia – Splendour In The Grass
7/24 – Melbourne, Australia – The Forum
7/25 – Sydney, Australia – Sydney Opera House
8/11 – Bellvue, CO – Mishawaka Amphitheatre
8/13 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
8/27 – Dana Point, CA – Ohana Festival
9/30-2 & 10/7-9 – Austin, Texas – Austin City Limits

MORE TOUR DATES TBA

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U2 – iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE – Live In Paris

ON BLU RAY, DVD AND DOWNLOAD

View trailer HERE

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“The Paris show that concluded U2’s Innocence and Experience tour… was concert as personal memoir, archetypal story, prayer, exorcism and vow of unity.”—THE NEW YORK TIMES

“Sounded absolutely amazing… U2 have done much of their best work when their backs are against the wall. They played this show like a young band with something to prove.”—ROLLING STONE

“It’s stunning to realize that it’s always simply been these four men making all this sound onstage, for almost 40 years… nobody else even approaches this level of the massive, euphoric concert experience… This is the kind of experience that makes you believe things.”—STEREOGUM

“A U2 show comes with heightened expectations… an impossibly high bar to meet… An invigorated band tore through anthems and new stuff under a reconstituted sight-and-sound show. Enormous speakers from the ceiling spread out sound more evenly in the arena. Dazzling screens split the room in half. At times, it was a case of seeing is disbelieving… U2 reached that impossibly high bar. Again.”—USA TODAY

U2 – iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE – Live In Paris will be released worldwide on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download on Friday 10th June on Interscope/Island.

The concert film captures the Irish band’s groundbreaking tour as it returned to the French capital for two very special shows in December last year—one of which was The New York Times’ Jon Pareles’ #1 concert of 2015—despite the fact that he was not in attendance, marking quite possibly the first time a TV broadcast topped the Times’ live shows of the year list.

In addition to uplifting guest spots from Eagles of Death Metal and Patti Smith, U2 – iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE – Live In Paris puts viewers inside the AccorHotels Arena with Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge and Larry Mullen Jr.: the deluxe versions of the release also include a behind-the-scenes interview with live broadcast director Hamish Hamilton; exclusive tour visuals narrated by the band’s lifelong friend Gavin Friday; music videos; additional live tracks filmed during the tour; and much more.

“Directing iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE was scary,” says live broadcast director Hamish Hamilton who previously worked with U2 on their 2001 Elevation Tour. “A technical nightmare married with a creative rollercoaster. It challenged everything I knew on so many levels…what blew my mind were the multiple narrative arcs combined with the number of emotional arcs you are taken through as you journey through the show. There’s a lot of good shows out there – but very few great shows.”

U2’s iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour kicked off in Vancouver in May 2015 and, to date, has played to over 1.2 million fans in 22 cities across Europe and North America. Staged in the round, the tour features multiple performance areas plus a state of the art 100 foot LED screen suspended above a 118 foot walkway running the length of the arena floor. Combined with an innovative suspended sound system, the tour has delivered mindblowing sound and visuals from every seat in every venue, as every night has seen “U2 reinvent the arena show” (Rolling Stone).

At the heart of U2 – iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE – Live In Paris is, of course, the songs: The band performs a staggering selection from its timeless catalogue, new and old: From ‘Songs of Innocence’ highlights featuring Cedarwood Road, Song for Someone and the stripped down live version of Every Breaking Wave, as well as career-spanning staples including I Will Follow, Pride (In the Name of Love), Vertigo, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Until The End of the World, Beautiful Day, Where The Streets Have No Name and many more.

For the full concert film track listing and bonus content information, visit U2.com.

U2 “iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris” Pre Order:

iTunes DIGITAL STANDARD: http://smarturl.it/U2LiveParis.SD
iTunes DIGITAL DLX: http://smarturl.it/U2LiveParis 
Amazon STANDARD DVD: http://smarturl.it/U2LiveParis.DVD
Amazon DELUXE DVD: http://smarturl.it/U2LiveParis.DVDLX
Amazon BLU-RAY: http://smarturl.it/U2LiveParis.BLURAY
Amazon SUPER DELUXE BOX: http://smarturl.it/U2LiveParis.SUPDLX
U2 store: http://smarturl.it/U2.Store

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IGGY POP “SUNDAY” VIDEO UNVEILED;
WATCH NOW AT http://found.ee/IggyPop_SundayVevo

DIRECTED BY ANDREAS NEUMANN

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Iggy Pop

“right at home alongside classics such as ‘The Passenger.’”—THE CURRENT

“Channeling Pop’s high point as a solo artist… the classic ’70s albums The Idiot and Lust For Life, ‘Sunday‘…  unabashedly recalls that era with its skeletal yet punchy drumming, sculpted guitar and avant-garage edge.”—NPR

“Homme’s steady, signature riffing casts a brilliant rhythm while Iggy Pop’s classic voice exudes David Bowie in this song… A truly fantastic track, that stands by itself as a tremendous piece of work”—POPMATTERS

“scorching”—ROLLING STONE

Having recently wrapped up a unanimously acclaimed North American tour, Iggy Pop and Joshua Homme proudly release the video for “Sunday,” the standout third single from Iggy’s critically acclaimed and career-high-charting Post Pop Depression (Rekords Rekords/Loma Vista/Caroline International).

Directed by Andreas Neumann, produced by Joshua Homme and Neumann, and edited by Tony Hays, the video gives fans an inside look at Post Pop Depression from its creation at Rancho De Luna up until the band’s first public performance at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles. Featuring behind-the-scenes footage from early rehearsals, the inaugural live show and sweeping ariel shots of lush, tropical Miami greenery juxtaposed with blistering scenes of the Joshua Tree desert, it strikingly embodies the two worlds of these unstoppable forces of nature that have brought us “one of the most vital and engaged works” (TIME) of Iggy Pop’s career.

Watch HERE.

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PJ HARVEY

U.S. SHOWS FOR 2016 ANNOUNCED

August 16 — Terminal 5 – New York, NY
August 18 — Shrine Expo Hall – Los Angeles, CA

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY MAY 13

NEW ALBUM THE HOPE SIX DEMOLITION PROJECT OUT NOW ON VAGRANT RECORDS

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PJ Harvey is to perform in the U.S. for the first time in 5 years, accompanied by her nine-piece band. She will play in New York and Los Angeles, her only 2016 U.S. concerts in support of her ninth album, The Hope Six Demolition Project.

Recorded in public view at London’s Somerset House The Hope Six Demolition Project was released on April 15 and topped the Official UK Album Chart.

The U.S. dates are confirmed as August 16 at Terminal 5, New York City and August 18 at Shrine Expo Hall, Los Angeles. Tickets for both shows will go on sale at 10am ET in New York and 10am PT in Los Angeles on Friday, May 13.

PJ Harvey and her band will arrive in the US following appearances through the summer at landmark European festivals such as Glastonbury, Primavera Sound, Roskilde, and Rock Werchter. She will be accompanied on-stage by: Alain Johannes, Alessandro Stefana, Enrico Gabrielli, James Johnston, Jean-Marc Butty, John Parish, Kenrick Rowe, Mick Harvey, and Terry Edwards. The show’s additional creative team includes Ian Rickson (Director), Jeremy Herbert (Set Designer), Adam Silverman (Lighting Designer), and Ann Demeulemeester (Costume Designer).

The Hope Six Demolition Project draws from Harvey’s observations made during journeys to Kosovo, Afghanistan and Washington, D.C. over a four-year period.

PJ Harvey has released nine critically acclaimed albums, been nominated for six Grammy Awards, and is the only artist to have been awarded the UK’s prestigious Mercury Music Prize twice (for her albums Stories from the City, Stories From The Sea and Let England Shake). In 2015 she published her debut collection of poetry in collaboration with photographer Seamus Murphy entitled The Hollow of the Hand.

For further information, check www.pjharvey.net

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BAND OF HORSES CONFIRM JUNE 10 RELEASE DATE FOR WHY ARE YOU OK

ALBUM AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER NOW WITH ‘CASUAL PARTY’ AND NEW SONG ‘IN A DRAWER’ AS INSTANT GRAT TRACKS

LISTEN TO SECOND INSTANT GRAT TRACK “IN A DRAWER” HERE 

“CASUAL PARTY” TO BE PERFORMED LIVE FOR THE FIRST TIME MAY 18 ON THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT

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Last month Band Of Horses confirmed the existence of their fifth studio album, Why Are You OK. Today they confirm that the album will come out on June 10th via Interscope Records/American Recordings. The album is available for pre-order now  from iTunes, Amazon mp3, and bandofhorses.com and includes two instant great tracks: first single “Casual Party” and the previously unheard “In A Drawer,” which features backing vocals from J. Mascis (Dinosaur Jr.), Sera Cahoone and Jenn Champion. Stream “In A Drawer” on Spotify or Apple Music now.

The band will perform “Casual Party” live for the very first time on May 18th as they make their debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Critics and fans alike are coming to the “Casual Party”: “pure indie-rock at its finest… head thrashing and awkward head dancing are encouraged on this one” said THE NEW YORK OBSERVER, while premiere partner @7Adrewg aka “Fuck” called the song “The greatest experience of my life”.

Pre-Order Why Are You OK 
iTunes: http://smarturl.it/WAYOK
Amazon MP3: http://smarturl.it/WAYOK.amz
Google Play: http://smarturl.it/WAYOK.gp
Amazon Vinyl (Exclusive Blue Color): http://smarturl.it/WAYOK.amzBlueVinyl

Pre-order directly from the band at http://smarturl.it/whyareyouokd2c and receive early access to tickets for headline shows on the world tour. Full list of tour dates are below including their just announced appearance at Austin City Limits.

COMING SOON:

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Band Of Horses 2016 Tour Dates

5/21  – Wilmington, DE – Playhouse on Rodney Square
6/8  – Richmond, VA – The National
6/9 – 6/11 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo
6/15 – Bergen, Norway – Bergenfest
6/17 – Madrid, Spain – Mad Cool Festival
6/19 – Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands – Best Kept Secret Festival
6/20 – Cologne, Germany – Gloria Theater
6/22-26 – Pilton, United Kingdom – Glastonbury Festival
6/23 – Odense, Denmark – Tinderbox
6/24 – Oslo, Norway, Piknik I Parken Festival
6/30 – Norrkoping, Sweden – Bravalla Festival
7/2 – Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter
7/3 – Arras, France – Main Square Festival
7/5-6 – London, United Kingdom – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
7/9 – Lisbon, Portugal – Nos Alive
7/22 – Byron Bay, Australia – Splendour In The Grass
7/24 – Melbourne, Australia – The Forum
8/11 – Bellvue, CO – Mishawaka Amphitheatre
8/13 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
8/27 – Dana Point, CA – Ohana Festival
9/30-2 & 10/7-9  Austin, Texas – Austin City Limits

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RADIOHEAD

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DIGITAL ALBUM RELEASE AT 2PM ET ON SUNDAY MAY 8TH ON XL RECORDINGS

THE NEW TRACK ‘DAYDREAMING’ IS AVAILABLE DIGITALLY NOW; WATCH THE VIDEO DIRECTED BY PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON/RADIOHEAD HERE.

THE NEW ALBUM WILL BE RELEASED IN PHYSICAL FORMATS FROM JUNE 17.

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PAUL McCARTNEY
ONE ON ONE Tour Adds Second & Final Show in Sacramento

Second Show at Golden 1 Center – Wednesday, October 5
General Public Sale Opens for Both Shows on Friday, May 6 at 10 a.m.

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© 2015 MPL Communications Ltd/Photographer: MJ Kim.

Due to incredible demand for tickets to his October 4 opening show at the Golden 1 Center, Paul McCartney has added a second performance on Wednesday, October 5. The October 5 show will be Paul’s only additional appearance in the area on his new One on One tour.

“What an amazing response to an historic event for Sacramento,” said Kings President Chris Granger. “We’re honored to have Paul play back-to-back shows and launch Golden 1 Center in true rock and roll fashion.”

At this time, all pre-sales for the first show on Tuesday, October 4 have been exhausted. General public tickets for show one will open at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 6. Show two will also go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 6. Early access pre-sales will begin at 1:15 p.m. this afternoon and close this evening.

Keep checking PaulMcCartney.com for further announcements.

PAUL McCARTNEY
ONE ON ONE
North American Dates 2016—New Dates in BOLD

May 5 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
July 8 – Milwaukee, WI – SummerFest
July 10 – Cincinnati, OH – US Bank Arena
July 12 – Philadelphia, PA – Citizens Bank Park
July 17 – Boston, MA — Fenway Park
July 19 – Hershey, PA – Hersheypark Stadium
July 21- Hamilton, ONT – FirstOntario Centre
August 7 – East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium
August 9 – Washington D.C. – Verizon Center
August 10 – Washington D.C. – Verizon Center
August 13 – St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium
August 15 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
August 17 & 18 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena
October 4 – Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
October 5 – Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
October 8 – Indio, CA – Desert Trip

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