Nettwerk congratulates Boy & Bear, Gossling and The Bamboos on their 2014 ARIA Nominations. Boy & Bear, who are currently in the midst of their biggest North American headline tour to date,arenominated for "Best Australian Live Acts," which is decided by public vote. Gossling is nominated for "Best Adult Contemporary Album" for her latest album Harvest of Gold and The Bamboos are nominated for "Best Blues And Roots Album" for Fever In The Road. All winners will be announced at The Star, Sydney on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.
Acclaimed producer/DJ and Grammy nominee Morgan Page delivers a new original mix called “We Receive You.” Collaborating with audacious trapaholic producer DJ Carnage and South African songstress Candice Pillay, Page once again shows off his knack for fusing seductive vocals with progressive dance grooves to create big room electro.
Watch (and Share) The Official Lyric Video for "We Receive You"
Feat. Carnage and Candice Pillay:
Stay tuned in the coming weeks for big Morgan news.
Nettwerk is pleased to announce the signing of Bobs & LoLo to its label and management roster. The Vancouver-based children’s music duo are prepping to release their brand new album Wave Your Antlers on November 4, 2014, featuring the instant children’s favorite ‘Chris Moose.’
Bobs & LoLo are two-time Juno nominated singer-songwriters and the dynamic duo regularly spotted on Canada’s national preschool network, Treehouse TV in their upbeat, musical preschool series - Sing, Dance and Play with Bobs & LoLo. The Canadian pair is dedicated to connecting children to nature and healthy choices with music, movement and make-believe.
What began as a small collaboration in 2003 between childhood friends Robyn Hardy(Bobs) and Lorraine Pond (LoLo) has led to numerous awards including recognition from the Parents’ Choice Foundation, the Western Canadian Music Alliance and the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada in addition to the JUNO Awards (2012 and 2010 nominees.) Growing up together on Vancouver Island, Robyn and Lorraine have always shared a love of music, the outdoors and a passion for working with children.
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“Rarely has an album about being knocked down by life sounded so attractively catchy...Glossy production nicely shapes Diaz' dance-music flecked songs, which throb with subterranean bass lines, ear-tickling refrains and her own genuine, no-frills vocals...a statement record that declares [Madi] as an artist of note.” -- KCRW
“Madi Diaz Writes The Most Danceable Break Up Record Ever” — LA Weekly
“Her best album yet - a raw, emotional journey that hits you in the proverbial gut." — Huffington Post
“Madi Diaz Shows Us How To Get Through A Shitty Break Up” – VICE’s Noisey
“’Stay Together’ does not disappoint, offering crisp melodies, gossamer synths and an explosively hooky chorus.” — CMJ
"‘Phantom' is one of the dance-while-you’re-mad, dance-while-you’re sad collections that sees the Berklee-educated, formerly Nashville-based singer-songwriter fully transitioning from folk to electro-pop. As evidenced by the irresistible single 'Stay Together,' it works.” — Buzzbands.la
In case you missed it, Mike Rosenberg, aka Passenger, wrapped up his North American summer tour with a performance on CONAN, where he debuted new single "Heart's On Fire" from latest album Whispers. Watch the performance above and see the official video for "Heart's On Fire" below.
For the first time, Festival Music House Pacific brings Canada’s top musical talent to Vancouver for a one-night concert on Friday, October 3rd at The Imperial. Coinciding with the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF), the invite-only, intimate concert provides a platform for established and up-and-coming Canadian acts to perform for festival delegates.
This year’s performers include critically-acclaimed pop/rock singer-songwriter Hannah Georgas, rising electro-pop artist Willa, Vancouver’s four-piece rock band Damn Fools and recently announced electro-soul/dance quartet Bear Mountain.
“I find that our two creative industries run in parallel to each other and I thought what better way to get together than to throw a party during VIFF. Invite the attending VIFF film and TV delegates to an intimate showcase of Canada’s top musicians,” said Ric Arboit, President and Co-Founder of Nettwerk Music Group, which helped to curate and organize the event. “Music plays such a significant role in screen-based industries and I’m thrilled to celebrate these collaborative art forms at this must-attend event,” adds Jacqueline Dupuis, Executive Director of Vancouver International Film Festival.
The Greater Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) Society is a well-established not-for-profit cultural society that produces year-round programming at the Vancouver International Film Centre in addition to the 16-day International Film Festival and the four-day VIFF Industry Conference. The Society is a charitable not-for-profit arts and cultural organization, employing over 100 staff and 750 volunteers in British Columbia, with an annual operating budget of approximately $5.0 million. Its mandate is to encourage the understanding of other nations through the art of cinema, facilitate the meeting of entertainment professionals from around the world and to stimulate the motion picture industry in BC and Canada.
“...melancholy yet propulsive soft rock that sounds like the midpoint between Dave Longstreth and Donald Fagen. You’d do well to listen to it.” — Stereogum
"It’s a polished, ambitious effort that puts melody and layered arrangements (created with composer Stefan Udell) at the forefront…” — Tiny Mix Tapes
Music savant (and NW1 client) Nicholas Krgovich, mostly known for his work with No Kids, Gigi and P:ano, will self-release his debut solo album On Sunset on October 7, 2014.
Having lived in Los Angeles for the past four years, On Sunset stands as a rich, widescreen tribute to a lost Los Angeles. Produced and mixed by John Collins (Destroyer, New Pornographers) and recorded by Colin Stewart (Black Mountain, Cave Singers), the album is a sweeping Technicolor extravaganza. In the tradition of experimental music masquerading as pop (Avalon, Cupid & Psyche '85, Steve McQueen), On Sunset is a lonely, glamorous, late-night answer to a city's seductive and endless sprawl.
Watch The Video For “Along The PCH On Oscar Night” Here:
“Current Swell play solid feel good music” – Beatroute Magazine
“Current Swell knows how to put on one hell of a show… between lovely sway-worthy moments to hard-hitting rock tunes, there wasn’t a dull moment in the entire set.”
– Music Vice
Victoria, BC’s Current Swell have announced a run of headline tour dates this fall, starting in London, Ontario on October 2 at Rum Runners and finishing at Sanctuary in Ridgeway, Ontario on October 24. A full list of dates is below.
Released on May 6 via Nettwerk Records, Current Swell’s latest album Ulysses landed at #1 on the Rock iTunes chart, #10 on the Alternative Albums Chart and reached a career high Top 50 debut on the Top 200 chart. The latest single “Rollin’” was recently the #1 most added track at Alternative Rock Radio and is now #24, in the competitive formats Top 30 chart.
"The singer-songwriter is a musical chameleon, who can churn hook-filled songs that sound like Lana Del Rey spent a lot of time listening to Coldplay…it's piano ballads with haunting melodies that will stick in your head for days." – TIME
“both dramatic and danceable” – New York Magazine
“Whatever pause this Australian's childlike voice gives you is almost immediately erased by the sophistication of what unfurls next. She's part Lykke Li, part Feist, and not an iota less interesting than either.”— Esquire
“A traditional pop sensibility structures elements of wandering, atmospheric electronica, while crescendos of rich instrumentation give the collection a classical touch. And then there’s Croome’s singular voice: Utterly sweet, but with the thick complexity of honey, rather than a childlike or cheeky bubblegum smack” – MTV World
“Melbourne’s Gossling is an act on the rise… Croome’s stunning vocals are placed on full display, backed perfectly with a rich, full musical arrangement which reveals a band at the top of their game” – Indie Shuffle
Melbourne’s Gossling (aka Helen Croome) is set to make her North American debut with the release of Harvest Of Gold on September 23 (available HERE via Nettwerk Records). Croome’s voice has an extraordinary timbre and it’s this distinction that makes her instantly recognizable. Check out Gossling’s cover of “Riptide” by country-mate and friend, Vance Joy.
In support of the release, Croome will embark on her first proper tour of the states. Known for her enchanting live presence, dates will include a special show at Culture Collide in San Francisco and Los Angeles, before heading east for CMJ Music Marathon (dates below).
Los Angeles-based Run River North announce a run of Fall dates, following the already announced tour with Australia’s Boy & Bear. During the summer, the band embarked on their first US tour, selling out dates along the way, including Los Angeles' famed Troubadour and New York's Bowery Ballroom.
To support the upcoming tour, Run River North stopped by the Pandora offices to perform “Growing Up” from their self-titled debut (out now). "Growing Up" will also be used in the Ron Howard produced film, The Good Lie, featuring Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon (Out October 3).