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Hollywood Records News Roundup

Hollywood Records news for the week of July 5:

  • Rising country music star Laine Hardy released two versions (studio and acoustic) of his brand-new song, “Tiny Town” today. Written by Michael Tyler and produced by Michael Knox, the down-to-earth lyrics ring true for Laine with humble honesty coming from the small town of Livingston, Louisiana. Listen here.
  • The alt-pop trio almost monday just dropped “broken people” Sofi Tukker remix! The hypnotic track, which delivers a message of persistence in the face of hardship, blends their signature California chill with Sofi Tukker’s eclectic electronic dance sound. Stream it here.
  • Catch British trio New Hope Club on MTV Video Request Livestream Friday, July 10 (5-8pm ET – MTV’s YouTube channel) Watch here.
  • TV MOMENT OF THE WEEK: The original score for season 4 of the NBC original hit series This Is Us is out now! Listen here. All seasons now streaming on Hulu.
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almost monday × Sofi Tukker

Alt-pop trio almost monday have teamed up with Grammy-nominated Sofi Tukker for the remix of their debut single “broken people.” The track is available everywhere today. Click here to listen.

almost monday (vocalist Dawson Daugherty, guitarist Cole Clisby and bassist Luke Fabry) have already racked up impressive stats with nearly 2 million Spotify streams and over 653k views on YouTube following the release of their latest single “come on come on,” the energetic and genre-defying track “parking lot view” and “broken people,” which was met with praise from multiple indie outlets.

The Kollection called “broken people” an “indie-pop single showcasing Daugherty’s powerful vocal abilities aside groovy guitar licks, disco strings and a rhythmic bass line,” and the UK’s Indie Midlands said, “The Bruno Mars-like pin-sharp funk melds with a cornucopia of sumptuous MGMT-esque synths, “The Indie-rock sensibility remains at its core but it has a layer of good-times and beach-party bristling on top.”

The band tapped Sofi Tukker for the remix to put a throbbing, ‘90s house-inspired jungle pop spin on the track. almost monday’s debut material artfully mines such influences as David Bowie, Gorillaz, Justice, and Prince while revealing the many eclectic elements that inspired them to make music: Cole’s passion for rock (sparked in part by attending countless blink-182 and Foo Fighters shows as a kid), Luke’s longtime love of The Beatles, and Dawson’s childhood exposure to seminal alt-rock bands like U2 and The Smiths.

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4XFAR FESTIVAL

Land Rover has presented 4xFAR, a weekend festival featuring live performances from some of the music industry’s most celebrated artists, along with culinary and adventure experiences for people with a passion for exploring the unknown. 
 
The festival featured two-days of music from Grammy award-winning producers and today’s biggest artists, including globally-recognised headline Anderson. Paak & The Free Nationals and Mark Ronson & Q-Tip. 

Also taking to the stage over the weekend were urban beatsmith Kaytranada, Sofi Tukker, Young The Giant, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Chappaqua Wrestling, LP Giobbi, Mahalia, Maya Jane Coles and Tijuana Panthers. 

Created to celebrate the new 2020 Land Rover Defender coming to the USA, 4xFAR was created for people with a passion for exploring the unknown and exploring new adventures. The festival allowed visitors the first opportunity to experience the highly anticipated new 2020 Land Rover Defender on a purpose-built off-road course, alongside the full range of current Land Rover vehicles.

The ticket-only event took place at Empire Grand Oasis in the Coachella Valley in Southern California.

Sheppard’s ‘On My Way’

Multi-platinum selling recording artist Sheppard is back with a brand-new single “On My Way” – available now via your preferred music platform! Cowritten by John Hume (co-writes with Dean Lewis, Sofi Tukker), the anthemic, uplifting song, which was originally penned as a stand-alone single, earned the band a nod to participate in the show which will select Australia’s next representative at Eurovision 2019! “On My Way” is the ultimate love song as singer George Sheppard explains:

“This song is about someone craving the uncontrollable heat and passion they feel when they are with the one they love. It’s about excitedly making their way to reunite with their lover, wherever that may be in the world.”

“On My Way” is the first new music since last summer’s sophomore effort Watching the Sky (June 8, 2018 via Empire of Song/Decca Records/Republic Records) which rocketed to the top of the charts globally, earning them their first #1 on the ARIA Album Chart in their home country of Australia and hitting Top 10 on the US iTunes Pop Charts. Watching the Sky spawned global smash “Coming Home,” which climbed to #1 on the AIRcharts and went double platinum in Australia while taking over radio charts across Europe and Mexico. The song debuted on US television on the TODAY Show and was featured in American Ninja WarriorAmerican Idol, Champions, and Lionsgate’s hit feature length animated film Early Man.

The band exploded onto the global stage with the massive success of 2015’s “Geronimo” – the RIAA Certified Double Platinum lead single from the band’s debut album Bombs Away. The song rose all the way to #53 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, Top 5 at AAA and landed them on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Today Show, and The Talk. Sheppard have also become mainstays on the festival circuit across the globe, performing at Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Summer Sonic, Rock in Rio, Billboard’s Hot 100 Festival, and many more to date.

Sheppard will perform “On My Way” at Eurovision – Australia Decides alongside Australia’s top talents to battle it out to become Australia’s 2019 Eurovision entry on February 9th as they continue their run as Australia’s royal family of pop.

Check out “On My Way” now and be sure to keep your eyes on www.wearesheppard.com for the most up to date information!

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FUSE TV FUTURE WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

Women everywhere will rise to the top this March as Fuse celebrates Future Women’s History all month long. To mark National Women’s History Month, Fuse will honor today’s established and emerging women making waves in music, film, TV, digital, and other pop culture fields.

Coinciding with International Women’s Day, Fuse has announced the world broadcast premiere of She Started It, airing Thursday, March 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FuseThe two-hour documentary provides a rare look into the ambitious and challenging lives of five diverse young women entrepreneurs in the tech field. Shot in Silicon Valley, New York, Vietnam, Mississippi, and France, She Started It follows these young women as they pitch their ideas, build teams, meet with investors, fail and find the inspiration to start again. Also featured in the film are women who have reached the top of their fields in tech, including several Entrepreneur Spotlights featuring women who have navigated and survived the challenges of Silicon Valley, and are inspiring other women along the way.

Also announced today: Girls in Tech and Girls Who Code, two technology, female-forward non-profits are uniting with the network as part of the premiere. Girls in Tech, a global organization focusing on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology, and Girls Who Code, which works to close the gender gap in technology, will both serve as a resource for the Fuse audience, and encourage more women to pursue careers in the tech field.

And Fuse is kicking it all off on Thursday, March 1 with a series of short form videos featuring Young M.A, Tinashe, MILCK, Jessie Reyez, Halsey, and Camila Cabello which will roll out during the month. Also airing on Thursday, March 8 at 10 a.m. is a Future Women’s History music block of fierce female artists including Dua Lipa, Sofi Tukker, and Halsey. The conversation will continue on Fuse.tv throughout the month, with editorial listicles highlighting up-and-coming talent who are making history now.

Learn more about Fuse programming by visiting http://www.fuse.tv/shows.

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