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Eric Turner Releases “Written in the Stars 2.0” Video & Free Download

Eric Turner Releases “Written in the Stars 2.0” Video & Free Download

Eric Turner

Eric Turner’s collaboration with Tinie Tempah on “Written in the Stars” was a platinum hit single in the US, as well as a number one song on the UK Singles Chart.

Now, Eric has reinvented the track as his own on “Written in the Stars 2.0,” complete with a brand new video of the studio sessions. The track is now available as a free download over at his Facebook page.

Eric’s current single, “Angels and Stars” featuring Tinie Tempah and Lupe Fiasco, is available now on iTunes. Be sure to check out the official video, and keep an eye out for the singer’s debut album due on Capitol Records in mid 2012. For more on Eric Turner, visit his official siteFacebook, and Twitter.

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Eric Turner Releases Video For “Angels & Stars” Ft. Lupe Fiasco and Tinie Tempah

Eric Turner Releases Video For “Angels & Stars” Ft. Lupe Fiasco and Tinie Tempah

Eric Turner

As promised, Eric Turner has delivered the official music video for his new single, “Angels & Stars.” The street art inspired video also stars rappers Lupe Fiasco and Tinie Tempah (who are featured on the track), and was shot in Los Angeles by director P.R. Brown (Skylar Grey, John Mayer, Alicia Keys).

Best known for his work with Tinie Tempah on the platinum single “Written In The Stars” and Lupe Fiasco on the anthemic “Break The Chain,” singer-songwriter Eric Turner’s upcoming debut album is due on Capitol Records in mid-2012. “Angels & Stars,” produced by Eshraque “iSHi” Mughal (“Written In The Stars”), is available now on iTunes.

For the latest on Eric, visit his official siteFacebook, and Twitter.

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Eric Turner Feat. Lupe Fiasco And Tinie Tempah “Angels & Stars” Behind The Scenes

Eric Turner Feat. Lupe Fiasco And Tinie Tempah “Angels & Stars” Behind The Scenes

Eric Turner

Best known for his work with Tinie Tempah on the platinum single “Written In The Stars” and Lupe Fiasco on the anthemic “Break The Chain,” singer-songwriter Eric Turner has teamed with the two rappers for “Angels & Stars,” the lead single from his upcoming debut album on Capitol Records (due in mid-2012). Produced by Eshraque “iSHi” Mughal (“Written In The Stars”), the song serves as a cautionary meditation on people’s fascination with stardom.

In anticipation of the official video for “Angels & Stars” – recently shot in Los Angeles by director P.R. Brown (Skylar Grey, John Mayer, Alicia Keys) – Eric Turner has just unveiled a Behind the Scenes look at the making of it. The video includes footage of Turner filming the street art inspired video, along with appearances by Lupe and Tempah.

Turner was born in Boston and decided to live in Sweden after attending Uppsala University in an exchange program. He got his start in music as the front man for the band Street Fighting Man, and was introduced to iSHi at the suggestion of a mutual friend. The duo blend iSHi’s hip hop production style with Turner’s songwriting roots to create a big stadium sound. “It’s organic and natural,” says Turner. “We write songs like they did back in the ’60s.””

Angels & Stars” is available now on iTunes. Keep an eye out for the official video premiering this Friday, February 3rd, and stay up-to-date on Eric via his official siteFacebook, and Twitter.

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MTV2’s 120 Minutes With Matt Pinfield Launches On July 30th!

MTV2’s 120 Minutes With Matt Pinfield Launches On July 30th!

Matt Pinfield

MTV2’s 120 Minutes with Matt Pinfield, the re-invention of MTV’s prolific music series, is set to return to MTV2 as an on-air monthly series beginning Saturday, July 30th at 1 AM ET/ 10 PM PT. Matt Pinfield, 120 Minutes’ most beloved and respected host, returns to provide music fans with an unfiltered look at today’s hottest alternative and indie artists, as well as emerging artists spanning multiple genres including hip-hop and rock through exclusive interviews and music videos.

“I am ecstatic to part of the rebirth of this iconic and influential music series,” said Matt Pinfield. “While the new show on MTV2 will feature the same dose of progressive music fans of the original 120 Minutes embraced and loved, we’ll now be expanding outside the alternative music universe to feature a myriad of emerging artists and sounds from a variety of genres.”

The debut episode of MTV2’s 120 Minutes with Matt Pinfield will feature exclusive interviews with Dave Grohl, PJ Harvey, Kings of Leon, Dangermouse with Danielle Luppi, Das Racist, Sleigh Bells, Lupe Fiasco, Zach Braff, Black Angels, Fitz and the Tantrums and Theophilus London. Fans will also see the uncensored version of Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy” music video, Mumford and Sons VH1 Unplugged performance of “Roll Your Stone,” the music video for Cults’ “Abducted” and more.

New episodes of MTV2’s 120 Minutes with Matt Pinfield will air the last Saturday of every month at 1 AM ET/ 10pm PT and will be available online at 120.MTV2.com. In addition, music fans will be treated to a bi-weekly two-minute fix of Pinfield via 120 Seconds, the web companion series, exclusively on MTV’s newly launched pure music website, MTV Hive, as well as great moments and performances from many classic 120 Minutes episodes. Since launching in March at SXSW, 120 Seconds has featured interviews with artists including The Decemberists, Waaves, Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Kills, Richard Ashcroft and Ratatat.

“The original 120 Minutes’ paved the way for the most exciting bands and artists of the time to forge deep-rooted connections with their fans,” said Amy Doyle, Executive Vice President of Music & Talent for MTV. “With the show’s re-launch across MTV’s multiple platforms and screens, we’re once again providing passionate music fans with a weekly and monthly destination to discover, celebrate and connect with the best established and emerging musical talent of today.”

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Travis Barker Premieres “Carry It” Video From Upcoming Album ‘Give The Drummer Some’

Travis Barker Premieres “Carry It” Video From Upcoming Album ‘Give The Drummer Some’

Last week Travis Barker gave fans a behind the scenes look at the creation of the “Carry It” music video off of his highly anticipated debut album, Give The Drummer Some.

Now the hip-hop punk rock drummer has premiered the official music video and he does not fail to deliver. “Carry It” features high energy performances from Wu-Tang Clan members, RZA and Raekwon, along with Rage Against the Machine guitarist, Tom Morello. To watch the official music video for “Carry It” visit Vevo.com.

Give The Drummer Some, is slated for for a Feburary 2011 release and will feature a star studded line-up including Rick Ross, Ludacris, E-40, The Cool Kids, Yelawolf, Snoop Dogg, Lupe Fiasco, Pharrell, Clipse, Game, Bun B, Lil Wayne, and more.

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Travis Barker Premieres “Carry It” Track With Behind The Scenes Video

Travis Barker Premieres “Carry It” Track With Behind The Scenes Video

Blink 182 drummer and hip-hop producer, Travis Barker, has premiered another track off of his forthcoming album. “Carry It” features Wu-Tang swordsmen RZA and Raekwon as well as Rage Against The Machine guitarist, Tom Morello. Travis’ hard hitting drums along with Morello’s ripping guitar sounds and the lyrical mastery of RZA and “The Chef” make this track nothing short of a smash. “Carry It” will be available for purchase on 11/9 but can now be heard in its entirety at TravisBarker.com along with a behind the scenes look at the making of the music video.

Travis Barker’s debut solo album, Give The Drummer Some, is scheduled for a Feburary 2011 release and will feature a number of guests from the biggest names in music including Rick Ross, Ludacris, E-40, The Cool Kids, Yelawolf, Snoop Dogg, Lupe Fiasco, Pharrell, Clipse, Game, Bun B, Lil Wayne, and more.

For more information on Give The Drummer Some and all things Travis Barker visit TravisBarker.com.

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