David Berman 1967 – 2019

August 8th, 2019

It was learned yesterday that the great David Berman had passed away at age 52. His longtime label partner Drag City announced the news on August 7th.  Redeye has had the great pleasure of working with David’s projects including Silver Jews and (most recently) Purple Mountains.

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Redeye Winners: A2IM 2019 Libera Awards

June 21st, 2019

Congratulations to all the A2IM 2019 Libera Awards winners. Six Redeye labels and artists brought home awards in the following categories:

Best R&B Album: Charles Bradley – Black Velvet (Daptone Records)

Best Dance / Electronic Album: Yves Tumor – Safe In The Hands Of Love (Warp Records)

Best Rock Album: Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel (Mom+Pop)

Best Live Act: BADBADNOTGOOD (Innovative Leisure)

Marketing Genius: Aphex Twin – Collapse EP (Warp Records)

Label of the Year (Small): Daptone Records

Billboard’s 2019 Indie Power Players List

June 18th, 2019

Billboard has released their third annual Indie Power Players list including 80 executives across the scope of label, distributor and advocate in the independent music community. Redeye’s own Glenn Dicker & Tor Hansen are once again featured on the list for the 2nd consecutive year. Additionally, Billy Maupin makes his debut on the list for his work as General Manager at Yep Roc Music Group. You can read the full list and write-ups here.

Redeye Remembers Dr. John (1941-2019)

June 7th, 2019

It was announced on June 6th that the New Orleans funk icon, Dr John, had passed away. Please join Redeye in remembering his legacy. More information can be found through Pitchfork here.

NYC Mayor’s Office Announces $500,000 in Grants for Female Musicians

June 5th, 2019

The New York City Mayor’s Office has announced $500,000 in grants for local female musicians through the NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre. Read more through Billboard HERE.