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Press release: Beggars Group - what's new - week ending April 12th12 April 2019

This week, Aldous Harding shares a new song and video for “Fixture Picture” from her forthcoming third album Designer, out April 26. Co-directed by Aldous Harding and Jack Whiteley, the video’s suspenseful opening scene finds Harding strumming her guitar on the white cliffs of Dover. The pay-off comes later with a dramatic and enigmatic live performance by Harding and her band inspired by Alejandro Jodorowsky.

“Fixture Picture” follows first album single “The Barrel” and its delightfully off-kilter accompanying video, the latter described as “uplifting and beautifully arranged,” by MOJO, with the Guardian saying “her spell remains strong.” Watch “The Barrel” video here.

Aldous Harding’s third album, Designer is released on April 26th and finds the New Zealander hitting her creative stride. After the sleeper success of Party (internationally lauded and crowned Rough Trade...


Press release: Label Group artists receive 11 A2IM Libera Award nominations! 8 April 2019


Read more here. Congrats to our nominees…

Album of the Year
Kamasi Washington - Heaven and Earth (Young Turks)

Best Jazz Album
Kamasi Washington – Heaven and Earth (Young Turks)

Best Re-Issue Album
Pixies – Come On Pilgrim…It’s Surfer Rosa (4AD)
Liz Phair – Girly-Sound To Guyville: The 25th Anniversary Boxset (Matador Records)

Best Rock Album
Snail Mail – Lush (Matador Records)

Best Sync Usage
Perfume Genius – “Eighth Grade” Trailer (Matador Records)

Breakthrough Artist/Release
Snail Mail – Lush (Matador Records)
Lucy Dacus – Historian (Matador Records)

Creative Packaging
Kamasi Washington – Heaven and Earth (Young Turks)

Label of the Year (Big)
Rough Trade Records

Video of the Year
Kamasi Washington – “Street Fighter Mas” (Young Turks)


Press release: Beggars Group - what's new - week ending April 5th 5 April 2019

The National have shared another album track “Light Years” off their forthcoming album I Am Easy To Find. Watch the accompanying video above, featuring scenes from the short film “I Am Easy To Find,” directed by Academy Award-nominated director Mike Mills (20th Century Women, Beginners), and starring Academy Award Winner Alicia Vikander.

I Am Easy To Find is the band’s eighth studio album and will be released May 17th on 4AD.  With the recent album announcement, the band shared the opening track “You Had Your Soul With You” featuring the vocals of longtime David Bowie collaborator Gail Ann Dorsey. A companion short film with the same name will also be released with music by The National and inspired by the album.  Director Mike Mills, along with the band, is credited as co-producer of the album, which was mostly recorded...