Premieres New Lyric Video For
"Lullaby" With Popdust: http://bit.ly/17I2Amo
Listen to Strangers In Fairyland on ArtistDirect, here: http://bit.ly/1FMhp47
Featured on Fanlala, here: http://bit.ly/1uKOoA5
Featured on Joonbug, here: http://bit.ly/1s3POAS
Boston-based singer/songwriter, Jocelyn Arndt, has teamed up with Popdust to exclusively premiere her new lyric video for "Lullaby" today, here http://bit.ly/17I2Amo. "Lullaby" is the third track off Jocelyn's new EP, Strangers In Fairyland, which was released on October 27th. Jocelyn previously released her first single "Cinderella" with Joonbug and her second single "Nevermind" with Fanlala. Currently based in Boston, Jocelyn crafts songs that blend raw energy and striking vocals with breathtaking, personal emotion. Her new EP, mastered by Brad Blackwood (Maroon 5, Saving Abel, Eve 6) brings that energy to a new level. For more information, please visit www.JocelynArndt.com.
Regarding the video, Jocelyn stated, "it was a truly awesome experience to see the emotions in my lyrics for Lullaby actually come to life in this video. The whole feel is incredibly stark, empty, and resigned which is great considering that we filmed our parts on a green screen with the computer art work added later. I think the emotion really comes through!"
Jocelyn and her brother/co-writer Chris began to reach past their living room practice space when they were barely teens, playing anywhere they could find permission and a power outlet. While Jocelyn's distinctive vocal style took shape, Chris's guitar skills flourished, both drawing inspiration from local classic rock stations and their parents' bottomless record collection. The duo soon became known for their stylized songs and powerful performances borrowing equally from classic rock and contemporary indie energy. The music is stunning, mature, sensual, and always impassioned.
At the same time, the siblings recognized another common strength. Both excelled in academics. When Jocelyn completed high school, graduating as Salutatorian, she was accepted at Harvard University. Chris, not to be outdone, finished school a year later as Valedictorian. He was offered enrollment at Yale, but with the duos music gaining traction and a development deal on the line he opted to join Jocelyn at Harvard. This critical decision allowed Jocelyn and Chris to accelerate their writing and complete their debut EP while at the same time providing a common home base to perform and tour from.
Strangers In Fairyland gave Jocelyn Arndt the opportunity to work with Grammy award-winner Brad Blackwood (Maroon 5, Saving Abel, Eve 6) who mastered the EP. Throughout her musical career, Jocelyn has played the Big Apple Indie Music Series, Black Bear Music Festival, Move Music Fest, and the Utica Music & Arts Festival as well as appearing live on Fox Television's Good Day New York. In addition she's shared the stage with artists such as Magic Man, Ryan Montbleau, Shawn Rowe, and Shinobi Ninja, performing throughout New York, Massachusetts, Virginia, Michigan, Tennessee, and Georgia.
Today, Jocelyn 19 and her brother Chris 18, continue to blend alt-rock texture with strong hooks to create broad-genre appeal. The result is worlds beyond ordinary.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
Jan 23/24 Sundance Film Festival - The New York Lounge Park City, Utah
February 7 The Hollow - WSG TBA Albany, NY
March 21st Acme Feed & Seed on Broadway Nashville, TN
April 25th The Move Music Festival Albany, NY
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IRISH LIBRARY CELEBRATES “DUBLINERS” 100-YEAR ANNIVERSARY
James Joyce book inspires lectures, movies, and more at McClelland Irish Library
James Joyce wrote “Dubliners” before 1905. The book is a collection of 15 short stories that was groundbreaking because it pushed the genre while featuring real people and real situations — something that had never been done before. Many of the characters in the book bore a close resemblance to family members, friends and enemies of the author.
Joyce spent almost a decade trying to have the book published in part because he refused to cut out controversial sections. After countless rejections by Irish printers who burned and destroyed pages, it was finally published in London.
The lecture “James Joyce’s Dubliners: Still Engaging Readers and Writers 100 Years After Publication” takes place from 7-8 p.m. Sept. 24 and will be presented by Irish-born poet Adrienne Leavy. Leavy is widely published in Irish literary journals and currently working on her first poetry collection. The lecture is $5 donation for nonmembers, free for members.
To Release New Album Absent Sounds
On October 7th!
Started in 2007 by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joey Vannucchi, From Indian Lakes has since expanded to include Justin Stanphill (guitar and vocals), Chris Kellogg (bass and vocals), Tohm Ifergan (drums), and Enrique Gutierrez (keys and vocals).
Their debut album, 'The Man With Wooden Legs' was released in 2009 and was quickly followed up by a fan favorite, 'Acoustic EP', which Joey recorded and mixed in a home studio. After a few years of writing, touring, and building their fan base, they released 'Able Bodies' in November 2013. The album took the music scene by storm and remains in high acclaim by countless sites, magazines, blogs, and of course, their fans.
Absent Sounds' will be the band's first album since signing to Triple Crown Records in 2013. From Indian Lakes explores what it means to be alive throughout the album; "Sleeping Limbs," is an echoing and ethereal song that asks, "What's the point to this?" Meanwhile "Am I Alive," uses sweet and lilting melodies to lift the mood.
On the release of 'Absent Sounds,' Vannucci tells us, "To me this album feels like finally sleeping at night, or the first sigh of relief after good news. With a label behind the band, it is a record that wasn't constrained by time, or other things that usually get in the way of ones vision. I always felt like no matter what I did, being in a studio had to always be "Here's a guitar and a drumset kid, you've got x amount of time", but this time it was about making the songs sound exactly like they did in my head, no matter how long it took. Having no regrets about an album is an incredible feeling."
From Indian Lakes will release their new album, 'Absent Sounds', on October 7th, 2014.
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Pitchfork Premieres Full Stream for Upcoming "How To Train Your Dragon 2" Soundtrack,
Featuring Sigur Rós Frontman Jónsi and Composer John Powell
Stream Soundtrack on Pitchfork, Here: http://bit.ly/HTTYD2Pitchfork
Soundtrack Available on iTunes via Relativity Music Group on June 10th and Pre-Orders Available Now via Amazon: http://amzn.to/1gsbbgp
"...upbeat, rollicking..." - Stereogum
"...Bright piano lines and jovial aesthetic." - Consequence of Sound
"...It sounds bright and twinkly...upbeat and whimsical." - Death And Taxes
(Beverly Hills, California) June 3, 2014 - Pitchfork has premiered the full stream of the highly anticipated soundtrack for DreamWorks Animation's upcoming "How To Train Your Dragon 2," featuring collaborations between composer John Powell and Jónsi (frontman of the Icelandic atmospheric rock band, Sigur Rós), including new Jónsi single, "Where No One Goes". Stream the full soundtrack here: http://bit.ly/HTTYD2Pitchfork. "How To Train Your Dragon 2: Music From The Motion Picture" will be available on iTunes via Relativity Music Group on June 10th, 2014. Pre-orders are now available on Amazon here: http://amzn.to/1gsbbgp. A special ZinePak edition of the soundtrack, which in addition to the 19-track soundtrack CD, includes posters, a dragon field guide, games and a collectible dragon insignia patch inside a 64-page magazine, is available for pre-order exclusively with Walmart here: http://bit.ly/U7RiRY.
Critically acclaimed composer John Powell has contributed original compositions to over 50 film scores including "Happy Feet", "Shrek," "PS. I Love You", "X-Men: The Last Stand", "Rio", "Ice Age: The Meltdown", "The Bourne Identity" series, "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," "Robots", and numerous others. Powell's outstanding work on 2010's "How To Train Your Dragon" landed him two International Film Music Critics Association Awards (Score of The Year, Best Score for an Animated Feature) andearned him his first Academy Award®nomination at the 83rd Academy Awards.
Jónsi, internationally known for being the guitarist and vocalist for Icelandic post-rock band, Sigur Rós, isn't new to the scoring world. In addition to composing the score for "We Bought A Zoo," his original song, "Sticks and Stones" for 2010's How To Train Your Dragon, skyrocketed into a worldwide hit. His new release, "Where No One Goes" off the upcoming soundtrack has already garnered praise from the likes of Pitchfork, Stereogum, Consequence of Sound, Death + Taxes, KEXP, NME, Rolling Stone, Filter Magazine and more.
In theaters nationwide June 13th,the thrilling second chapter of the epic "How to Train Your Dragon" trilogy returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless. The inseparable duo must protect the peace - and save the future of men and dragons from the power-hungry Drago."How to Train Your Dragon 2" is written and directed by Dean DeBlois (How to Train Your Dragon, Lilo & Stitch) and features an all-star cast including Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig, Djimon Hounsou, and Kit Harington.
A ZinePak edition of the "How To Train Your Dragon 2" soundtrack will be released on June 10 exclusively at Walmart and Walmart.com. The ZinePak will include the 19-track CD with music from the motion picture, a 64-page magazine including a dragon field guide, games, and activities plus a collectible dragon insignia patch and posters. This limited-edition collectible is available only at Walmart while supplies last.
"How To Train Your Dragon 2: Music from the Motion Picture" Track Listing:
01. Dragon Racing
02. Together We Map the World
03. Hiccup the Chief/Drago's Coming
04. Toothless Lost
05. Should I Know You?
06. Valka's Dragon Sanctuary
07. Losing Mom/Meet the Good Alpha
08. Meet Drago
09. Stoick Finds Beauty
10. Flying with Mother
11. For the Dancing and the Dreaming
12. Battle of the Bewilderbeast
13. Hiccup Confronts Drago
14. Stoick Saves Hiccup
15. Stoick's Ship
16. Alpha Comes to Berk
17. Toothless Found
18. Two New Alphas
19. Where No One Goes
Relativity Music Group recently released soundtracks for DreamWorks Animation's Mr. Peabody & Sherman, The Croods, Safe Haven, Millennium Films' Olympus Has Fallen and The Iceman as well as Focus Features' Hyde Park on Hudson and Promised Land.
For more information on How To Train Your Dragon 2, please visit http://www.howtotrainyourdragon.com. You can also follow the film on Facebook and on Twitter through #HTTYD2.
ABOUT RELATIVITY MUSIC GROUP
Relativity Music Group was formed in 2009 under the leadership of Happy Walters (Co-COO of Relativity Media) and Jason Markey (EVP Music & Soundtracks). Since then, the music division has provided music supervision, music publishing catalogues and soundtrack services for films produced and/or financed by Relativity Media and other major Hollywood studios, including such titlesas: Don Jon, HBO's Clear History, Turbo, The Croods, Safe Haven, Hyde Park on Hudson, Promised Land, Chasing Mavericks, ParaNorman, American Reunion, Mirror Mirror, Act of Valor, Haywire, Bridesmaids, Beginners, Dear John, Repo Men, Couples Retreat, A Single Man, Love Happens, Biutiful, The Adjustment Bureau, Zombieland, Brothers, 30 Rock, A Perfect Getaway, Limitless, The Fighter and many others.
Relativity Music Group plans to release 15-20 soundtracks per year. Its current domestic licensing and distribution agreement is with Capitol Music Group/Caroline.
For more information, please visit Relativity Music Group at http://relativitymusicgroup.net
Relativity (relativitymedia.com) is a next-generation studio engaged in multiple aspects of entertainment, including film production; financing and distribution; television; sports management; music publishing and digital media.
The studio has produced, distributed or structured financing for nearly 200 motion pictures, generating more than $22 billion in worldwide box office revenue and earning 73 Oscar® nominations. Recent films include: Safe Haven, Act of Valor and Immortals, the latter both opening number one at the box office in their debut. Relativity's other films include the eight-time Oscar® nominee The Social Network as well as Limitless and two-time Oscar® winner The Fighter. Upcoming films include the irreverent 3D animated buddy-comedy Free Birds, starring Owen Wilson, Amy Poehler and Oscar® nominee Woody Harrelson and Scott Cooper's gritty dramatic thriller Out of the Furnace, starring Oscar® winner Christian Bale, Oscar® nominee Casey Affleck and Oscar® nominee Woody Harrelson.
Relativity Sports is the industry's fastest growing sports agency, providing more than 400 NBA, NFL and MLB athletes with services ranging from contract negotiation to custom film and television content production. Relativity Television is one of the country's largest suppliers of unscripted television and has recently expanded to produce scripted series.
ABOUT DREAMWORKS ANIMATION
DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by FORTUNE® Magazine for five consecutive years. In 2013, DreamWorks Animation ranks #12 on the list. All of DreamWorks Animation's feature films are produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 28 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, Puss In Boots and The Croods.
ABOUT TWENTY FIRST CENTURY FOX FILM
One of the world's largest producers and distributors of motion pictures, 20th Century Fox Film produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world. These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of 20TH Century Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation.
ZinePak (pronounced ZEEN-pack) is an entertainment company dedicated to elevating fan experiences with collectible memorabilia and merchandise. In the past three years, fans have purchased more than 2 million ZinePaks at Walmart for superstar artists and brands including Katy Perry, KIDZ BOP, Lionsgate, Taylor Swift, and dozens more.
This is really neat. It's sort of a "Jukebox Time Machine" of music. Each of the years below connects to the best 20 hits of that year via a Jukebox. Click on a year, wait a few seconds, and a Jukebox will appear showing you 20 hits from that year to select from. You can play all 20 hits, or.. click on just those that you like. Enjoy the ride!