As 2014 draws to a close, we wanted to highlight some of our artists’ appearances on various “Best Of” lists around the web. Here are just a few of the accolades bestowed upon them this year. As always, thank you to everyone who made it an amazing year. We’re looking forward to another in 2015!
Basia Bulat is featured in a new video in the Live at Massey Hall series, which documents concerts by Canadian artists in the legendary Toronto venue. Filmed on July 10 and directed by Mitch Fillion, the short film includes performances of songs from Bulat’s latest album, Tall Tall Shadow. Watch the video and see Basia Bulat on tour.
Billions would like to proudly announce the latest addition to our roster, Cookies. Cookies’ debut album, Music for Touching, features guest musicians including Colin Stetson, Aakaash Israni (Dawn of Midi), and Rebecca Zeller (Ra Ra Riot). The New Yorker calls Cookies “pop music that is built to last.” NPR hails the band as “indelible [and] sophisticated.”
Future Islands released a short documentary video about touring and traveling, ‘Road Dawgs.’ Directed by Jay Buim, who also directed the music video for “Seasons (Waiting On You)”, the video features clips of the band performing live, interviews, and candid footage from the past year. Future Islands’ album Singles is out now via 4AD. Watch the video below and see Future Islands on tour.
St. Vincent debuted a new video for the track “Birth In Reverse.” Stereogum describes the video, directed by Willo Perron, as focusing on Annie Clark “acting as de facto goddess ruling over the whole world and taking her insane guitar-playing skills up into a starry galaxy.” ”Birth In Reverse” appears on the Grammy-nominated album, St. Vincent, out now via Loma Vista. Watch the video below and see St. Vincent on tour.
The Billions Corporation is pleased to welcome Andrew Colvin to our team of agents. Andrew is a veteran agent currently nominated for the Pollstar Award for Third Coast Agent of the Year along with Adam Voith. Joined by his associate, Tom Weir, Andrew will begin work under the Billions banner from our Nashville office effective immediately.