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New Mobile App JouleBug Saves Both Money and the Environment

Sustainable Living App Enables Individuals, Communities and Organizations to Save Money, Conserve Energy and Reduce Waste SxSW Eco Booth #8 RALEIGH, N.C. JouleBug, the mobile app that makes sustainable living simple, fun and social, today announced the availability of JouleBug 2.0, the latest version of the application that enables individuals to track their daily “green” activities and save up to $200 a…

Diamond Rugs Premiere New Single, Country Mile

Having returned from an outstanding run of shows at SXSW, Diamond Rugs are excited to premiere the new single off their forthcoming debut, Diamond Rugs, which will be released on April 24th on Partisan Records. “Country Mile,” which features lead vocals by Dead Confederate’s Hardy Morris, can be streamed and downloaded via Rolling Stone. The band will release their next…

The Gay Blades On The Road To SXSW

NYC Trash Pop auteurs The Gay Blades have lined up a string of March tour dates that includes 4 shows during the Annual SXSW Music Festival. The duo, consisting of Clark Westfield (guitar/vocals) and Puppy Mills (drums/vocals), will be out in support of their most recent release, Savages (4Never/Triple Crown Records) which USA Today describes as, “an eclectic mix of…

Locksley’s “Oh, Wisconsin!” and “The Whip” Play During Superbowl

As the Green Bay Packers hoisted the Lombardi Trophy this past Sunday, Wisconsin natives and Packer fans Locksley celebrated as well, in spirit and song as their newly minted track “Oh Wisconsin” played through the PA at Cowboys Stadium following the trophy ceremony. Earlier in the night, their song “The Whip” was the background to an NFL 2010 season retrospective…

The Megaphonic Thrift Announces US Debut with Sonic Unyon, Prepares for SXSW

Norway’s The Megaphonic Thrift (Stereo 21′s Richard, Casiokids’ Feddi and The Low Frequency and Stereo’s Linn and Njal) has announced the release of their upcoming LP, Decay Decoy,  March 8th on Sonic Unyon.   The album marks both their first album on Sonic Unyon as well as their official US debut. The aptly named album stemmed from literal decay, as all of the band’s equipment was destroyed in a…

EMPRESS HOTEL Announces Tour in Support of Debut EP with Park the Van, Heads to SXSW

New Orleans-based pop ensemble Empress Hotel are hitting the road in support of the release of their self-titled debut EP via Park the Van (Dr. Dog, The Spinto Band, The Generationals) on March 8. Inspired by both one hit wonders of the ’70s (Ace and The Dwight Twilley Band) and such legends as Prince, Sparks, and Roxy Music, the band is a by-product of a pair of brothers, some…