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Longwave Release Music Video for Latest Single "Stay With Me"

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LONGWAVE SHARE MUSIC VIDEO FOR RETURN SINGLE "STAY WITH ME”

 BAND PLAYS THE BOWERY BALLROOM IN NYC
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17

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Today, Longwave share the music video for their first single in ten years “Stay With Me”. Dave Doobinin of Follette Films directed the video.

 

“‘Stay With Me’ is a love song,” frontman Steve Schiltz shares, “albeit not really in a typical guy-girl-hold hands type way. A while back now, a family member of mine was diagnosed with cancer. It looked bad, and we were pretty sure we were going to lose him. This was someone I'd had in my life as far back I can remember. I was worried about him, and it occurred to me, what is his wife going to do? I couldn't imagine the grief she was preparing to withstand.

It was at this moment in time that I wrote the words for this song. I was thinking about her loss, which wasn't going to simple - it clearly meant she was going to have to carry on without him. What was that going to look like for her?

 

In the end, against all odds, he beat the cancer into remission, and at this time there is no detectable cancer. It was truly a miracle. So, this was a case of everyone winning here...I got the song, and our family gets to keep him.”

 

“Stay With Me” is currently available as a limited-pressed 7" through indie label Bodan Kuma Recordings, available here. Though the band’s album is still under wraps, they’ve just completed a North American fall tour with Blue October and are headlining Bowery Ballroom in NYC on Saturday, November 17. Longwave has also launched a Pledge Music campaign to coincide with the album release.

 

TOUR

(headlining)
11.17 - New York City, NY @ Bowery Ballroom

 

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Grand Canyon Release New Album "Le Grand Cañon"

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In the smoky living room of an old stagecoach stop-turned-airbnb five hours north of Los Angeles, five east coast transplants sat behind their instruments contemplating band names. They had left LA for North Fork that morning, hoping that a week away from the usual sunny distractions would help them focus and finish writing their first album. They were already distracted. 

That night, they took another break from writing and strolled into town. As they approached the one building with it's lights on, two Rottweilers tied to the back of a jacked up mud truck began howling, lunging at them. Against better judgement, they made their way up to the front door. 

The bar was surprisingly lively but filled with a skeptical crowd who greeted the out of towners with a mix of cold stares and whispers. A heavily tatooed ex-marine-turned-bartender finally cut the tension, shouting over the jukebox, "YOU GUYS IN A BAND OR SOMETHING?" 

The band doubled down, made their way to the bar, and ordered a round. One by one, the locals let down their guard and sparked up conversations inquiring about the band. 

By the end of the night, they booked their first show ever - a three hour set of covers and originals to be played at the bar on the band's last night in town, five days away. 

The first gig is now the stuff of local legend in North Fork. Midway through the third set, appropriately in the middle of the Petty classic "Refugee," two thirds of a packed bar emptied into the parking lot, the other third pressed up against the windows in the back of the bar. "All of a sudden, the place was empty," guitarist Joe Guese says, "I thought maybe we had finally worn out our welcome, or worse, maybe we were just terrible?" Unsure of what was happening, the band played on. 

A few minutes later, the ex-marine bartender ran inside gesturing wildly, shouting for the shotgun. "Refugee" in full swing.  A couple minutes later, three shirtless, adrenaline-filled locals stumbled in blood-soaked, b-lining their way to the bathroom. Holding the smoking gun, the bartender followed and locked the door behind them. Looking around in disbelief, the band played on. 

"They ended up shutting it down and locking us all in after the gun fight. I joke all the time about barely surviving gigs, but that was a special one," singer Casey Shea jokes. “Grand Canyon could easily have been one of those bands you've never heard of,” laughing to himself, “as a matter of fact, we probably are." 

We have a feeling that won’t be the case anymore.

Listen to “Le Grand Cañon” via Spotify, Apple Music or your favorite streaming service.

LONGWAVE RELEASES NEW SINGLE, "STAY WITH ME"

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LONGWAVE RELEASES NEW SINGLE, "STAY WITH ME"

AVAILABLE NOW ON ALL DIGITAL PLATFORMS

While their new album is still under wraps, the band just released, "Stay With Me", the first single from the NY rockers in ten years. Soon to be released as a limited-pressed 7" through indie label Bodan Kuma Recordings

Pre-Order the 7" here.

The band will also be embarking on a fall tour supporting Blue October, kicking off in Royal Oak, MI on October 11th. They've also launched a Pledge Music campaign to coincide with the upcoming tour and album release.

Tour Dates

(headlining)
11.17 - New York City, NY @ Bowery Ballroom

(with Blue October)
10.11 - Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
10.12 - St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
10.13 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave / Eagles Club
10.14 - Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room
10.17 - Fayetteville, AR @ George's Majestic Room
10.18 - Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
10.19 - Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theatre
10.20 - Dallas, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
10.21 - San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theatre

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Detroit Rebellion's Sophomore Album, SEE YOU NEXT YEAR, is out now!

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Providence, Rhode Island duo Detroit Rebellion has released their sophomore album, See You Next Year, today via Bodan Kuma – listen via Spotify.  The follow up to their 2017 debut album, The Man, See You Next Year continues to find Toste exploring a world of gritty blues and garage rock with drummer Micaiah Castro.  Taking their name from the violent upheaval that shook Detroit in the summer of 1967, Toste felt it an appropriate label for a genre of music created to simultaneously soothe the soul, as well as wrestle with the problems that troubles it.

See You Next Year takes the energy and the attitude up a notch, immediately obvious on lead track, “Wrong Number”, which is driven by frantic vocals and spirited drum work, delivered like a jab in the face.  Spurts of post-punk energy, timely touches of reverb, and bursts of anger and indignation mark tunes like the three-minute blast “Black.”  While See You Next Year is more raw and aggressive than its predecessor, it never strays too far from moody, thinking-man’s blues, with its hints of jazz and haunting guitar. It is a record for which the right energy outweighed precise lyrical clarity, harkening back to traditional blues in spirit, if not necessarily in structure.

Listen to the album now on all your favorite DSP's.

LONGWAVE return with first single in 10 years, "Stay With Me", on Bodan Kuma Recordings

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Announce Bowery Ballroom show + fall tour, new album to come in early 2019
 

Acclaimed NYC indie rockers Longwave have announced a New York show at the Bowery Ballroom on November 17th, along with a fall tour with Blue October. The announcement comes on the heels of news that Longwave are working on their first album in over a decade, coming in early 2019.

While the album is still under wraps, the band is gearing up to release a single, "Stay With Me", to be released digitally and as an limited-pressed 7" through indie label Bodan Kuma Recordings. The single will be their first music since 2008's Peter Katis produced Secrets Are Sinister

The Bowery Ballroom show will also feature The Shelia Divine, with tickets going on sale this Friday, August 17th at 12pm (EST) via this link

The band will also be embarking on a fall tour supporting Blue October, kicking off in Royal Oak, MI on October 11th. The dates are below. 

10.11 - Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
10.12 - St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
10.13 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave / Eagles Club
10.14 - Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room
10.17 - Fayetteville, AR @ George's Majestic Room
10.18 - Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
10.19 - Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theatre
10.20 - Dallas, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
10.21 - San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theatre

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About Longwave

Longwave formed at the dawn of the New York indie rock resurgence in 1999. The Brooklyn-based band’s first release was the indie distributed Endsongs.

The band then signed to RCA Records where it released the Dave Fridmann-produced The Strangest Things. Longwave followed up with an EP, Life Of The Party, which was produced by Fridmann and future producer of The National, Peter Katis. The band would enlist John Leckie (Radiohead, XTC, and Stone Roses) to helm the production for the full length a There’s A Fire. In 2008 Longwave released Secrets Are Sinister, which Katis produced, through Original Signal Recordings.
 
To support these releases the band toured throughout the world sharing billing domestically and overseas with their friends The Strokes. They’ve also toured with The National, The Vines, The Doves, bloc party, Blue October, and Kasabian among others.
 
The band are gearing up to release a single, “Stay With Me”, and a new album to follow in early 2019.

Video Premiere: Detroit Rebellion - 'See You Next Year' via New Noise Magazine

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Providence, Rhode Island duo Detroit Rebellion has premiered a video today for the title-track single off their upcoming album, See You Next Year, today via New Noise prior to the album’s arrival, August 24 on Bodan Kuma.  

Discussing the single, singer/songwriter/guitarist Jeff Toste stated, "This song is about what it is to be in fashion - that it often seems more important to be part of something new than of lasting value. We shot the video in what we thought was an abandoned mill area. When security surrounded us they said… We've seen people with drugs back here, guns back here, but we ain’t never seen nobody in no space suits before.”

MAGNET and Ghettoblaster Magazine Premiere Detroit Rebellion's video for "Black"

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MAGNET and Ghettoblaster Magazine have the pleasure of premiering the video for “Black,”

Detroit Rebellion just released a video for “Black,” a track from sophomore album See You Next Year, out August 24 on Bodan Kuma. Jeff Toste, the frontman of the Providence, R.I., garage/blues duo, says the song “is all about getting screwed and the nature of evil.” Given the track’s subject matter, the video—directed by Toste—is the perfect fit. 

Together, MAGNET and Ghettoblaster Magazine premiered the video, which offers spurts of post-punk energy, touches of reverb, and bursts of anger and indignation. This is what the duo had to say about it:

“‘Black’ is a song about getting screwed and the nature of evil. We actually almost got arrested shooting the video; police said they got about ten 911 calls about a guy in a devil mask on the highway.”

Detroit Rebellion Announce Sophomore Album, See You Next Year, out August 24

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“Detroit Rebellion are not from the Motor City but they do kinda sound like the could be. Their sound is less Jack White however and maybe more early Beck.” – BrooklynVegan

Providence, Rhode Island duo Detroit Rebellion has announced their sophomore album, See You Next Year, will arrive August 24 on Bodan Kuma, sharing a lyric video for the track “Wrong Number”.

The follow up to their 2017 debut album, The Man, See You Next Year continues to find singer/songwriter/guitarist Jeff Toste exploring a world of gritty blues and garage rock with drummer Micaiah Castro.  Taking their name from the violent upheaval that shook Detroit in the summer of 1967, Toste felt it an appropriate label for a genre of music created to simultaneously sooth the soul, as well as wrestle with the problems that troubles it.

See You Next Year takes the energy and the attitude up a notch, immediately obvious on lead track, “Wrong Number”, which is driven by frantic vocals and spirited drum work, delivered like a jab in the face.  Spurts of post-punk energy, timely touches of reverb, and bursts of anger and indignation mark tunes like the three-minute blast “Black.” While See You Next Year is more raw and aggressive than its predecessor, it never strays too far from moody, thinking-man’s blues, with its hints of jazz and haunting guitar. It is a record for which the right energy outweighed precise lyrical clarity, harkening back to traditional blues in spirit, if not necessarily in structure.

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See You Next Year track listing:

01.  Wrong Number
02.  Troubadour
03.  You’re Going South Tonight
04.  Black
05.  When The Finger Points At You
06.  See You Next Year
07.  Snake Eyes
08.  Storyteller
09.  The Bug Jar
10.  Spit Fire
11.  Put On A Show
12.  Graveyard Blues

Grand Canyon 7"s now available! Listen to the b-side "Standing In The Shadows"

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The new 7" from Grand Canyon is now available in the Bodan Kuma store! Limited to only 100 pressings, the 45 features the lead single "Lucinda" as the A-side with "Standing In The Shadows" as the B-side. You can listen to "Standing In The Shadows" above. 

To celebrate the release of the 7", Grand Canyon will be performing at the Bootleg Theatre on June 5th, with the first 50 people getting one for free! Get your tickets here now. 

Listen to the first single from LA's Grand Canyon - "Lucinda"

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Los Angeles based rockers Grand Canyon just released their first official single for Bodan Kuma Recordings, the Heartbreakers inspired "Lucinda". Mixed by Brendan Benson, it's the first taste from the group off their forthcoming debut album, due in late 2018. You can hear the track in the video above. 

Now available on all DSPs, "Lucinda" will also be released on a limited edition 7" exclusively in the Bodan Kuma store starting on May 15th. The b-side, "Standing In The Shadows" (which also appears off the new album) will be pressed to only 100 copies of cream colored vinyl. You can pre-order your copy now. 

The band will celebrate the release with a show on June 5th at the Bootleg Theatre, with special guests Brian Whelan and Elijah Ocean. All the details and tickets can be found here