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

THE NATIONAL SHARELIGHT YEARS
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...

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Press release: Beggars Group - what's new - week ending March 29th29 March 2019

BLACK MIDI SHARE NEW SONGCROWS PERCH
New Rough Trade Records signing black midi have unleashed new single “Crow’s Perch”, along with a video by Vilhjálmur Yngvi Hjálmarssonalso.

Since forming just over a year ago, black midi — Geordie Greep (vocals/guitar), Cameron Picton (bass/vocals), Matt Kelvin (guitar/vocals) and Morgan Simpson (drums) have quickly cemented their reputation as one of the hottest new underground bands, following a string of sold-out UK live dates and surprise shows punctuated by constantly shifting sets and blistering musicianship. Recently, the band played their first North American live shows, were named a standout act at SXSW and sold out their first two NYC shows.
“Almost every song Black Midi performs unfolds in surprising ways, one riff quickly switching to another, one mellow passage blooming into caustic screams and dissonant guitars, songs constantly collapsing in on themselves and being...

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Press release: Beggars Group - what's new - week ending March 22nd26 March 2019

JELANI ARYEH – “UNION STATION
This week, b4 released Jelani Aryeh’s track “Union Station,” an ode to leaving suburbia and finding home, not only in a new place, but in the people you take with you. The 18-year-old artist seamlessly melds hip hop, indie rock, R&B and pop on on the bright-eyed and heartfelt track, which is produced by Jack Kolbe. The pair are members of the rising global collective Raised By The Internet, all of whom met on a Brockhampton subreddit.

Jelani says, “‘Union Station’ represents the start of a new journey into the realm of the unknown as we leave our places of security to chase our dreams and follow art. The feeling of talking about something for a long time and having that thing finally manifest itself is powerful and something we can all relate to. I hope this song inspires people...

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