New Release: The Foreign Exchange – ‘Dear Friends’ CD+DVD + Tour Dates


In early June, we posted a lovely track from The Foreign Exchange’s Dear Friends CD+DVD featuring Paris and Amber of KING. Dear Friends captures the live recording of a very special intimate evening that went down in Durham earlier this year.

For folks not already up on game, the project released a few weeks ago and it’s is chockfull of jazzy, lounge-worthy renditions that will have you doing your swanky most at your next dinner party.

Sway to classics like “I Wanna Know,” “House Of Cards,” and “Daykeeper” as well as new tracks such as “Steal Away” featuring Jeanne Jolly and the aforementioned track with Paris and Amber.

Foreign Exchange has also just started out on a handful of tour dates. Really go check out their live show, folks – it’s entertainment for days.

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Timothy Bloom Announces US Tour Dates


Having already written and produced songs for Ne-Yo, Chris Brown, and Smokey Robinson, Timothy Bloom is well on his way. Most recently, he’s left swooning audiences eagerly awaiting his forthcoming debut album with his The Budding Rose EP. The EP’s sultry lead single, “Til the End of Time” created much buzz, due in part to the ballad’s tastefully provocative video directed by David Rodriguez.

Catch Bloom across stages nationwide this summer. The tour starts in Los Angeles on July 29th, and ends on the east coast with Philadelphia on August 30th and Vienna, VA on September 1st.

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Tour dates after the jump

Video: Theophilus London – “Girls Girls $” + New Tracks


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Yesterday, Theophilus London unveiled an interesting animated video for “Girls Girls $.” Slightly NSFW, the video starts off leaving the viewer at somewhat of a loss for words – and then continues as such. We won’t lie, it’s certainly amusing and quite visually engaging. The song is pretty darn catchy, too.

As if that weren’t enough, Theophilus also dropped another single entitled “I Stand Alone” a few days ago. On the Soundcloud player below, you’ll find a couple other new treats as well. High five for Theo! Looking forward to his new album, Timez Are Weird These Days, dropping next week.

Also, be sure to check for Theophilus’ upcoming tour dates, including a free show at Weeksville in Brooklyn next Saturday, July 23rd.

Theophilus London – I Stand Alone by TheophilusLondon

Pre-Order Timez Are Weird These Days (out July 19th) on iTunes

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Tour Dates after the jump

Ellie Goulding Unleashes Remixes of “Lights” + Tour Dates


Gearing up for her stateside tour, Ellie Goulding has released 9 remixes of her smash hit, “Lights” from her debut album. The remixes feature a variety of contributors: Drop Lamond, Fernando Garibay, Captain Cuts, Ming, RAC, Bassnectar, MK Charlee, Max Gordon, and Shook. Above, find the video for the Bassnectar remix. While “Part 2″ of the remixes are currently only circling the DJ circuit, “Part 1″ is available for purchase! All remixes, however, are streaming on the Giant Step Jukebox.

This spring, Ellie made headlines when she was personally asked by William and Kate to play at the royal wedding where she performed a gorgeous cover of Elton John’s “Your Song.” May followed with performances on Saturday Night Live and Live With Regis and Kelly. Ellie’s “The Lights Tour” commences July 23rd in Atlanta and wraps in late August. Find tour dates after the jump!

Buzznet recently did a video interview with the “folktronica songstress,” which touches on everything from unicorns to Drake to Nachos. The London Evening Standard also caught up with the seeming overnight sensation to discuss the royal wedding and her journey thus far.

Ellie Goulding – “Lights” (Drop Lamond Remix)

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“Lights” video, Best Buy in-store, & tour dates after the jump

Seun Kuti Releases From Africa With Fury: Rise + Wax Poetics Interview, Tour Dates, & Contest to Win Tickets


From Africa With Fury: Rise is the sophomore release from Seun Anikulapo Kuti and shows the Egypt 80 leader coming into his own voice. With a new confidence, Kuti took this opportunity to be daring in his craft and make this work “completely different” from his first album. The album is produced by the legendary Brian Eno and John Reynolds, and boasts a fiery spirited sound sure to move the masses. So move, and don’t miss one of “today’s most incendiary live acts” who will also be touring the US this summer. Enter to win tickets to shows in San Francisco, San Diego, and Miami.

Purchase From Africa With Fury: Rise on iTunes | Amazon

Wax Poetics interview and tour dates after the jump