|By Marketwired .||
|January 29, 2014 11:40 AM EST||
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/14 -- "MIND OVER MATTER," the acclaimed new album from Fueled By Ramen recording group Young The Giant, has made a spectacular debut upon the SoundScan/Billboard 200, entering the chart at #7. With sales in excess of 33,500, the album also came in at a remarkable #2 on the "Rock Album" chart (surpassed only by Lorde who performed and won at Sunday's GRAMMY Awards).
"MIND OVER MATTER" is highlighted by the hit single, "It's About Time," which is currently ascending the top 10 at Alternative radio outlets nationwide, climbing to #6 this week. In addition, the track's companion video -- directed by acclaimed visual artist David Vincent Wolf -- is fast approaching 1 million views on YouTube at www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO6LJUyNA0M.
Young The Giant will celebrate "MIND OVER MATTER" with an epic North American tour, set to get underway February 4th at Ventura, California's Ventura Theatre and then travel through mid-April (see below itinerary). Accompanying Young The Giant on the trek will be special guests Cayucas (February 4th-28th) and F-Stop/Atlantic recording artist Vance Joy (March 1st-April 10th). For up to the minute news and ticket availability, please visit www.youngthegiant.com/tour.
Young The Giant -- who has also just been announced among the line-up for the Firefly Music Festival, slated for June 19th -- recently heralded "MIND OVER MATTER" with a number of high-profile TV appearances including TBS' Conan and an electrifying live performance on the famed outdoor stage of ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! The set, which includes stellar renditions of both "It's About Time" and the "MIND OVER MATTER" album track, "Crystallized," can be viewed now at www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLPOVSQSnwvdd9KK6zBkEkDXqrVsyUdbs6&v=jIB3oOXtbAU.
Produced by Justin Meldal Johnsen (Paramore, M83, Tegan & Sara), "MIND OVER MATTER" has already earned a range of critical applause, with USA Today noting in a three-out-of-four starred rave that Young The Giant's "...twin-guitar lines, buzzy synths and wide-open melodies fit together in a way that makes perfect sense." Entertainment Weekly awarded the album a B+ rating, while Relix commended the album's "dazzlingly immersive textures and eclectic songcraft," further decreeing, "'MIND OVER MATTER' is a major creative leap."
Young The Giant has quickly established itself as one of the most exciting new bands in recent memory. Buoyed by hit singles including "Apartment" and the RIAA-gold certified smashes, "My Body" and "Cough Syrup," the Southern California-based quintet's 2010 full length debut "YOUNG THE GIANT" was a breakthrough success earning widespread acclaim from the likes of SPIN, The New Yorker, and the Wall Street Journal, which hailed the album as "a pop masterpiece with well-crafted songs, surprising arrangements and soaring vocal harmonies."
Young The Giant spent much of 2011 and 2012 traveling the globe, with sold out headline tours, top-billing on mtvU's inaugural "Woodies Tour," and show-stopping appearances at such festivals as Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, and Lollapalooza. A dynamic and distinctive live act, the band also made a series of major TV performances, spanning ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and NBC's TODAY and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to 2011's MTV Video Music Awards and their own edition of MTV Unplugged.
(TOUR ITINERARY BELOW)
Young The Giant Tour 2014 w/Special Guests Cayucas (February 4th-28th) Vance Joy (March 1st-April 10th) FEBRUARY 4 Ventura, CA The Ventura Theatre 6 Oakland, CA Fox Theater 7 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Palladium 9 San Diego, CA SOMA 11 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre 12 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre 14 Dallas, TX South Side Ballroom 15 Austin, TX Austin Music Hall 16 Houston, TX Bayou Music Center 18 St. Petersburg, FL Jannus Live 19 Jacksonville, FL Maverick's at The Landing 21 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore Charlotte 22 Atlanta, GA The Tabernacle 23 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore Silver Spring 25 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live 26 Philadelphia, PA Tower Theater 28 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom MARCH 1 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom 2 Boston, MA House of Blues 4 Wallingford, CT The Dome at Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre 6 Montreal, QC Metropolis 7 Toronto, ON Kool Haus 8 Detroit, MI The Fillmore Detroit 10 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room at Old National Centre 11 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium 12 Cleveland, OH House of Blues 17 Columbus, OH LC Pavilion 19 Kansas City, MO The Midland 21 St. Louis, MO The Pageant 22 Chicago, IL Riviera Theatre 23 Milwaukee, WI The Rave 25 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue 27 Winnipeg, MB Garrick Centre 28 Saskatoon, SK O'Brians Event Centre 29 Calgary, AB MacEwan Hall 31 Edmonton, AB Winspear Centre APRIL 2 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom 3 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom 5 Seattle, WA Showbox Market 6 Seattle, WA Showbox Market 8 Eugene, OR McDonald Theatre 10 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex 11 Las Vegas, NV Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas JUNE 19 Dover, DE Firefly Music Festival
Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2507130
The 17th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. 17th International Cloud Expo, to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Microservices, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding bu...
May. 22, 2015 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,925
Operational Hadoop and the Lambda Architecture for Streaming Data Apache Hadoop is emerging as a distributed platform for handling large and fast incoming streams of data. Predictive maintenance, supply chain optimization, and Internet-of-Things analysis are examples where Hadoop provides the scalable storage, processing, and analytics platform to gain meaningful insights from granular data that is typically only valuable from a large-scale, aggregate view. One architecture useful for capturing...
May. 22, 2015 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,494
Actifio, the copy data virtualization company, today announced a series of new features and functional enhancements to better support the growing number of customers leveraging its virtual data pipeline technology in support of DevOps use cases. While infrastructure is increasingly seen as a commodity inside large enterprises, applications – where the technology touches the business – are becoming more strategic. Managing the flow of data that powers those applications presents a range of cha...
May. 22, 2015 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,549
Cloud services are the newest tool in the arsenal of IT products in the market today. These cloud services integrate process and tools. In order to use these products effectively, organizations must have a good understanding of themselves and their business requirements. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Brian Lewis, Principal Architect at Verizon Cloud, outlined key areas of organizational focus, and how to formalize an actionable plan when migrating applications and internal services to the ...
May. 22, 2015 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,401
Most companies hope for rapid growth so it's important to invest in scalable core technologies that won't demand a complete overhaul when a business goes through a growth spurt. Cloud technology enables previously difficult-to-scale solutions like phone, network infrastructure or billing systems to automatically scale based on demand. For example, with a virtual PBX service, a single-user cloud phone service can easily transition into an advanced VoIP system that supports hundreds of phones and ...
May. 22, 2015 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,589
The explosion of connected devices / sensors is creating an ever-expanding set of new and valuable data. In parallel the emerging capability of Big Data technologies to store, access, analyze, and react to this data is producing changes in business models under the umbrella of the Internet of Things (IoT). In particular within the Insurance industry, IoT appears positioned to enable deep changes by altering relationships between insurers, distributors, and the insured. In his session at @Things...
May. 22, 2015 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,461
Since 2008 and for the first time in history, more than half of humans live in urban areas, urging cities to become “smart.” Today, cities can leverage the wide availability of smartphones combined with new technologies such as Beacons or NFC to connect their urban furniture and environment to create citizen-first services that improve transportation, way-finding and information delivery. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Laetitia Gazel-Anthoine, CEO of Connecthings, will focus on successful use c...
May. 22, 2015 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,642
The recent trends like cloud computing, social, mobile and Internet of Things are forcing enterprises to modernize in order to compete in the competitive globalized markets. However, enterprises are approaching newer technologies with a more silo-ed way, gaining only sub optimal benefits. The Modern Enterprise model is presented as a newer way to think of enterprise IT, which takes a more holistic approach to embracing modern technologies.
May. 22, 2015 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 5,799
DevOps Summit, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long developmen...
May. 22, 2015 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,998
Security can create serious friction for DevOps processes. We've come up with an approach to alleviate the friction and provide security value to DevOps teams. In her session at DevOps Summit, Shannon Lietz, Senior Manager of DevSecOps at Intuit, will discuss how DevSecOps got started and how it has evolved. Shannon Lietz has over two decades of experience pursuing next generation security solutions. She is currently the DevSecOps Leader for Intuit where she is responsible for setting and driv...
May. 22, 2015 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,688
Software-driven innovation is becoming a primary approach to how businesses create and deliver new value to customers. A survey of 400 business and IT executives by the IBM Institute for Business Value showed businesses that are more effective at software delivery are also more profitable than their peers nearly 70 percent of the time (1). DevOps provides a way for businesses to remain competitive, applying lean and agile principles to software development to speed the delivery of software that ...
May. 22, 2015 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 6,247
“Oh, dev is dev and ops is ops, and never the twain shall meet.” With apoloies to Rudyard Kipling and all of his fans, this describes the early state of the two sides of DevOps. Yet the DevOps approach is demanded by cloud computing, as the speed, flexibility, and scalability in today's so-called “Third Platform” must not be hindered by the traditional limitations of software development and deployment. A recent report by Gartner, for example, says that 25% of Global 2000 companies will b...
May. 22, 2015 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,602
Big Data is amazing, it's life changing and yes it is changing how we see our world. Big Data, however, can sometimes be too big. Organizations that are not amassing massive amounts of information and feeding into their decision buckets, smaller data that feeds in from customer buying patterns, buying decisions and buying influences can be more useful when used in the right way. In their session at Big Data Expo, Ermanno Bonifazi, CEO & Founder of Solgenia, and Ian Khan, Global Strategic Positi...
May. 22, 2015 05:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,183
JFrog on Thursday announced that it has added Docker support to Bintray, its distribution-as-a-service (DaaS) platform. When combined with JFrog’s Artifactory binary repository management system, organizations can now manage Docker images with an end-to-end solution that supports all technologies. The new version of Bintray allows organizations to create an unlimited number of private Docker repositories, and through the use of fast Akamai content delivery networks (CDNs), it decreases the dow...
May. 22, 2015 05:30 AM EDT Reads: 3,118
More organizations are embracing DevOps to realize compelling business benefits such as more frequent feature releases, increased application stability, and more productive resource utilization. However, security and compliance monitoring tools have not kept up and often represent the single largest remaining hurdle to continuous delivery. In their session at DevOps Summit, Justin Criswell, Senior Sales Engineer at Alert Logic, Ricardo Lupo, a Solution Architect with Chef, will discuss how to ...
May. 22, 2015 05:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,876