OurStage.com Acquired By Amazing Media

medialogoGreat news!

OurStage has recently been acquired by Amazing Media. We at Amazing Media are a UK-based music company dedicated to helping new and emerging artists reach audiences. We work with the world’s best new musicians through amazingtunes.com and Amazing Radio. Since we started seven years ago, we have helped thousands of artists find an audience and make money “ bands like Alt J, HAIM, London Grammar, Chvrches, Daughter, and many others.

We bought OurStage because we recognized a shared ambition to help new musicians achieve success. We’re musicians ourselves, and we understand the challenges you face. Our aim is to make OurStage amazing “ to breathe new life into it, and to give you a bigger global opportunity to reach an audience.

We’ll be writing again soon with more news about how that works and what we have planned. Everything we do is designed to connect new artists & their music to fans across America and beyond. Meantime, please check us out at amazingradio.com and amazingtunes.com and connect with us on Twitter and Facebook.

Many thanks for reading this.

All the best,
The Amazing Media and OurStage Team

Vanna Sign To Pure Noise Records

vanna_2If you ask us, Vanna is having a pretty great year. In addition to being added to the 2014 Vans Warped Tour, the Boston natives have just signed with Pure Noise Records, and will be releasing their label debut this June. Speaking about the signing, Vanna said, “The entire idea of making music is to be able to share your passion your frustrations your problems with as many people as possible, that’s always been our goal as a band. In saying that we always strive to work with people who feel the same way we do. Pure Noise Records is about that exactly. After co-releasing The Few and The Far Between on vinyl last year and seeing what the record label is all about, we as a band felt that Pure Noise would be a good home for our future and a step in the direction that we wanted to take. We are honored to join the Pure Noise Records roster, full of amazing bands that are just killing it. We look forward to the future, as our musical family grows larger. Thank you for listening. I believe in you if you believe in me.”

Catch the band on Vans Warped Tour this summer, and keep an eye out for more details on their June release.

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Blondfire Release New Album 'Young Heart'

BondfireLast year around this time, we showcased electro-pop brother-sister duo, Blondfire as our Pro Artist of the Week, and we’ve been watching (and listening to) them closely ever since. So when we heard that they had just dropped their latest album via Tender Tender Rush, and it was mixed by Wally Gagel (Best Coast, Family of the Year), you can only imagine how thrilled we were to share the news with you.

We like to think this music will reach just about everyone, but for fans of MGMT especially, this is about to become your new favorite band. Grab a copy of the new album right here, and and catch the band on tour this winter with The Sounds and Ghost Beach. (more…)

Danny Brown Releases 'Old' Album Trailer

Detroit native Danny Brown has released a trailer for his highly-anticipated debut album, Old.

Brown has already built himself a rep. He’s a troublemaker with a fondness for drugs and a heart of gold, building a fun-loving brand in the world of hip-hop. But in the trailer for Old, there are essentially no lighthearted moments. Brown showcases his Detroit neighborhood, including the homes of friends and neighbors, and the dilapidated buildings that are littered throughout the once thriving city. It’s simple and powerful, and sets up Old as an effort produced by a more mature Danny Brown than what fans heard on XXX. You can view the clip below.

Old arrives in stores September 30, which is just in time for Brown’s fall co-headlining tour with Action Bronson. Click here to view the full tour itinerary. (more…)

Trinidad James Announces '10 Pc Mild' Mixtape, Reveals Artwork

Less than a year after topping the charts with his debut single “All Gold Everything,” Atlanta rapper Trinidad James has announced plans to release a new mixtape tomorrow, August 13.

Borrowing its name from James’ favorite chicken wing order, 10 Pc Mild will hit digital outlets around midday Tuesday and offer fans the first new music from James since his October 2012 release, Don’t Be S.A.F.E. (Sensitive As Fuck Everyday). You can view the official artwork for the release below.

In a surprising marketing move, Trinidad James has announced that he has no plans to release material before the full mixtape is made available. Further, he’s also chosen to not mention any featured artists in advance, in hopes that fans will start at the beginning and enjoy the full album listening experience. Do you think this is a wise move? Comment below and let us know your thoughts. We’ll post a link to 10 Pc Mild as soon as it becomes available. (more…)

Weekend Update: March 24, 2013

Hello, everyone! It’s a cool Sunday afternoon here in Boston, but the headlines keep on rolling. After a few days away, we thought it best to take a couple minutes and recap everything major that happened in the industry while you were out enjoying the weekend. We’ll return with regular article tomorrow, but for now…

  • New Jersey rock act My Chemical Romance have broken up.
  • Fall Out Boy are reportedly planning to release a new music video this week. Also, the tracklist for their forthcoming album has leaked.
  • Meek Mill released his video for “Believe It.”

  • Katy Perry and Justin Bieber were among those who took home Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards.
  • Daft Punk have all but confirmed a new album. Check out this teaser commercial that aired during SNL.

  • The debut album from *NSYNC turned 15 this weekend. Editor James Shotwell shared a memory he connects with the release to mark the occasion.
  • Rumor has it Justin Timberlake’s new album will sell upwards of 900,000 in its first week.