• Lever and Beam Announces Two New Management Clients

    October 23, 2014

    Sleater-Kinney and Ne-Hi Now Represented By Lever and Beam Portland’s SLEATER-KINNEY and Chicago’s NE-HI have joined the roster of New York-based artist management firm Lever and Beam. This assembly of talented bands, producers and songwriters already includes St. Vincent, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, The Budos Band, Antibalas, Gabriel Roth, Tom Brenneck, Michael Leonhart and […]

  • Sleater-Kinney’s “Bury our Friends” is Pitchfork’s Best New Track

    October 20, 2014

    One great rock song in, and Sleater-Kinney 2.0 is an audibly purposeful return: a looping and instantly memorable Carrie Brownstein riff, her iconic vocal overlap with Corin Tucker, and Janet Weiss’ swoop carrying us into the future. Of course, they’ve all kept active since Sleater-Kinney ended in 2006—Tucker with solo records and an as-yet-unrevealed collaboration […]

  • Sharon Jones to perform National Anthem on Monday Night Football

    October 5, 2014

    On Monday, October 6th, Sharon Jones will be singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” from FedExField in Landover, MD before the NFL’s Monday Night Football match-up between the Super Bowl winning Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins. You can catch Sharon’s performance on ESPN at 8:30PM EDT. Sharon Jones is a cancer survivor who spent most of […]

  • St. Vincent Leaps Ahead, Will Tour With Black Keys

    September 5, 2014

    The Associated Press August 5, 2014 After watching a video of St. Vincent’s performance at a British rock festival this summer, an anonymous music fan posted a succinct review. “It’s bonkers,” the viewer wrote. “But fascinating, original and strangely addictive.”

  • Sharon Jones on cancer, fishing and more soul music

    September 4, 2014

    The Sydney Morning Herald Sharon Jones isn’t tired of being asked how she is, even if that question is more than regular politeness but also loaded with “oh my God, you had cancer, were knocked about by the treatment and now you’re back performing” sub-questions.

  • A sneak peak into the studio with the Budos Band

    August 11, 2014

    Wax Poetics This month, the band is sharing a sneak peak into their process in their Staten Island studio. For 15 years, the band has gathered there for weekly rehearsals.

  • St. Vincent to (temporarily) lead ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ 8G Band

    August 7, 2014

    Entertainment Weekly Fred Armisen is taking a couple nights off from his regular gig leading Late Night with Seth Meyers‘s 8G Band next week. Sitting in as his temporary replacement for August 11 and 12 will be Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent.

  • The Budos Band announce new album, Burnt Offering, stream “The Sticks”

    July 11, 2014

    Consequence of Sound On October 21st, 10-piece instrumental outfit The Budos Band will return with Burnt Offering, their first new album in over four years. Due out on Daptone, the follow-up to 2010’s The Budos Band III was recorded at their longtime Staten Island studio with Tom Brenneck (Charles Bradley, Cee-Lo Green).

  • Stories from the Daptone Super Soul Revue

    June 24, 2014

    by Martin Perna What this is all about… Hello music lovers and other curious people who found their way to this site. My name is Martín Perna. I’m the founder of the Daptone group Antibalas and played baritone saxophone and tambourine with Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings from 1997-ish to around 2002, and before that […]

  • St. Vincent and Nirvana at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony (Video)

    June 5, 2014

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