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NW1 Writer/Producer Fredro Contributes Three Songs To J-Pop Star Kumi Koda's Latest Album

J-Pop star Kumi Koda released her twelfth studio album on March 18th entitled WALK OF MY LIFE (Avex Records).

Skyrocketing to the top of the Oricon Weekly Album Chart, Walk Of My Life sold 39,000 copies on the first day alone. NW1 writer/producer Fredro has three tracks featured on this release: “Like It” (second single on WOML), “You Can Keep Up With Me,” and “Introduction ~Walk of My Life~”.

Fredro is no stranger to J-Pop success, having written Namie Amuro's certified platinum hit “Hands on Me,” as well as several K-Pop smashes (Wonder Girls' certified 7x Platinum hit “G.N.O.” among them).

Watch the video for "Like It" HERE.

Morgan Page Announces North American Tour To Support Forthcoming Album, 'DC To Light' (June 9)

GRAMMY-nominated American producer/artist Morgan Page will bring his forthcoming album, DC to Light, to life on June 9, as he embarks on his North American tour under the same name. DC to Light is where organic sound meets technology, infused with the enchanting vocals of such artists as Angela McCluskey, Lissie and many more! Kicking off April 9 in Seattle, WA, Morgan will bring his original tracks into full frequency at some of the country’s most iconic and popular clubs and venues. Undoubtedly, fans will be engrossed in an out-of-this-world experience that only Morgan can create. Additionally, with every tour ticket purchased, fans will receive a digital copy of DC to Light.

Listen (& Share) “Open Heart” Feat. Lissie:

To purchase tour tickets along with DC to Light album pre-order, visit here.

DC to Light Tour dates:
Thursday, April 9, 2015   Seattle, WA    Foundation
Saturday, April 11, 2015  Portland, OR  Whiskey Bar
Friday, April 17, 2015  Milwaukee, WI Oak Lounge
Saturday, April 18, 2015 Kansas City, MO Mosaic KC
Thursday, April 23, 2015 Denver, CO BETA
Friday, April 24, 2015  San Antonio, TX Rio
Saturday, April 25, 2015  Dallas, TX  Lizard Lounge
Saturday, May 2, 2015  New York, NY  Webster Hall
Friday, May 8, 2015  Pontiac, MI  Elektricity
Saturday, May 9, 2015  Philadelphia, PA  District N9NE
Friday, May 15, 2015  Park City, UT  Park City Live
Saturday, May 16, 2015  Edmonton, AB / CAN  Encore
Sunday, May 24, 2015  Orange County, CA  Yost
Friday, May 29, 2015 Vancouver, BC / CAN Celebrities
Saturday, May 30, 2015 Houston, TX Stereo
Friday, June 5, 2015 Hollywood, CA  Control @ Avalon
Saturday, June 6, 2015 Hollywood, CA Avalon
Friday, June 12, 2015 Austin, TX  V Lounge
Friday, June 19, 2015 El Paso, TX  Buchanan’s
Saturday, June 20, 2015 Orlando, FL  Gilt
Friday, June 26, 2015 San Francisco, CA  Temple SF
Friday, July 17, 2015 Columbus, OH Sway Night Club
Saturday, July 18, 2015 Cincinnati, OH  Mynt Night Club

Passenger Announces 'Whispers II' Album Release & Partnership With Unicef UK

Passenger’s upcoming album Whispers II will be released via his own label, Black Crow Records, on April 20, 2015 and 100% of all profits raised will go towards Unicef UK’s groundbreaking initiative in Liberia. 

Every year ten thousand children die of malnutrition in Liberia. Over the next five years, Unicef UK aims to reach every child under the age of five in the country, and protect them from the danger of malnutrition.

Mike Rosenberg (aka Passenger):
“It's so exciting to be able to work with Unicef on such an important campaign. Money raised from these sales will go directly towards food and supplements to help bring severely malnourished kids back to health, facility upgrades and maintenance, education and training for health workers in the region."

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Father John Misty delivered an unforgettable performance on The Late Show with David Letterman in anticipation of his forthcoming album I Love You, Honeybear, which is out February 10 on Sub Pop. The album is produced by Josh Tillman and Jonathan Wilson, mixed by Phil Ek, and mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound.

With his Bella Union debut album How To Die In The North due for release 19th January, BC Camplight - one of NW1’s longest serving songwriters - has announced news of a number of UK shows for early next year and unveiled a brilliant video for current single "Just Because I Love You". Written and directed by Seth Fuller, and featuring a brief cameo from BC Camplight himself, this sobering melodrama encapsulates the bittersweet taste of love gone wrong. 

Film & TV
Family Of The Year’s “Hero” Featured In Oscar-Nominated Boyhood

Family of the Year’s “Hero” is the featured track in Richard Linklater’s Oscar-nominated, Golden Globe winning movie Boyhood, appearing in the film, the film trailer and the official Boyhood soundtrack. The single first gained attention following the release of the band’s last album, Loma Vista, when “Hero” went #1 on the Triple A Top 30 Chart and Top 10 at Alternative Radio, leading to appearances on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, CONAN and more.

Guster’s latest studio album Evermotion (Nettwerk/Ocho Mule) is out now. The album, produced by The Shins’ keyboardist and The Black Keys’ touring bassist Richard Swift, offers up the quartet’s most experimental instrumentation and layered arrangements to date.