HENRY CHADWICK “OVERTIME”
Henry Chadwick is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. His New self-produced EP, Guest At Home, showcases Henry’s skills, as he wrote, engineered and played most of the instruments on it. Premiering his new video, “Overtime,” via IMPOSE this afternoon, Chadwick has been creating quite a stir in the Indie scene. From charting on the Hype Machine and Indie Shuffle charts, to Guest at Home being deemed a must-have record for your Summer via Rolling Stone Magazine, he has also been garnering love from the likes of Paste, Huffington Post and beyond.
THE 1975 RELEASE VIDEO FOR “SOMEBODY ELSE”
The 1975 are sharing the video for the song “Somebody Else,” today. The song is from their critically acclaimed US and UK #1 album, I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it.
Picking up where the video for “A Change Of Heart” left off, “Somebody Else” continues to see the band taking their unique aesthetic to new heights. Directed by Tim Mattia and treatment written by Matthew Healy, the video follows Healy through the murky world of a Lynchian night-time London, struggling with self -obsession in the face of heart-break.
Video Premiere: KORR-A “Cali Love”
“Cali Love” is the official pop anthem of Summer ’16 dedicated to KORR-A’s hometown of California. KORR-A will release the video along with single for “Cali Love” at an exclusive private viewing event in Los Angeles on July 15th.
Always one to get the party started KORR-A professes her adoration for the West Side over an upbeat tempo, complimented by horns and an infectious EDM bounce courtesy of producer Jared Overeem of Overdrive Productions. “Cali Love” emphasizes California’s addictive atmosphere, it only made sense for a summer, beach loving girl like me to express my love for all the state has to offer,” KORR-A describes of her new single.
The Attics ‘Bluffing’
The Attics release their new single “Bluffing” – a bright yet hazy picture of adventure in their most addictive release to date.
In 2016, a whimsical return to the band’s beginnings sees The Attics once again embracing electronic elements that bring to mind future pop and 80s synth-driven ballads. Guitars jangle over infectious bass hooks while soft programmed electronica sounds and hip-hop style beats are blended into pop music that’s informed by the past, yet forward thinking. This is pop songwriting buried in swirling reverberations begging to be played under flickering disco lights.
Vomitface premiere new single with GoldFlakePaint
Jared Micah (vocals/guitar) and Preetma Singh (drums) found themselves trapped in their Jersey City, NJ, home during Hurricane Sandy. Drawing inspiration from their depressing surroundings and a shelf full of equally depressing records – Slint, Shellac, and Babes in Toyland, to name a few – Micah and Singh decided they had nothing better to do than to write loud songs. Those songs eventually became a band that they decided to call Vomitface, despite several industry professionals subsequently telling them that was a bad idea.
RITUAL reveal new single ’The Only One (feat Skizzy Mars)’
Teasing the release of highly-anticipated third EP Every Night Another But Not You – the new single The Only One – featuring rising New York rapper Skizzy Mars is a slick, swirling hip-hop influenced electronic gem, showing yet another intriguing layer to their songwriting prowess.
Speaking on the release of the new single, RITUAL said: “‘The Only One’ is something a bit different for us, we wanted to show that Ritual is more than just a smooth RnB/ambient type project – we’re huge fans of indie and hip-hop; this track really has its roots in that.
ALLIE X RELEASES ‘ALL THE RAGE’
All The Rage is the next track to be taken from Allie Xs upcoming album CollXtion ll and is another pop gem from the Canadian born, LA-based, most extraordinary new pop talent. Allie X says of the track, “All the Rage is the night where you channel a lifetime of rejection and failure and turn it into something fantastic. While in the all the rage state of mind, you are encouraged to be manic, ridiculous and let your delusions guide you!”
MY SILENT BRAVERY SETS UPCOMING FALL TOUR DATES WITH AUGUST 5TH WORCESTER, MA KICKOFF
My Silent Bravery, a.k.a., the one-man musical powerhouse Matt Wade, announces upcoming 2016 fall dates following the rapid success of the summer anthem “Drunk Off the Sun,” and video which premiered on AXS.com just as the height of the summer season is underway. The irresistible first single and video are from the artist’s upcoming album, Breakthrough, slated for a fall 2016 release on the independent label, MWS Records. The tour will feature soulful American pop singer-songwriter Eric Hutchinson, Elliot Yamin, former third place contestant on American Idol’s fifth season; singer-songwriter and beatboxer Blake Lewis, runner-up on the sixth season of American Idol.
Following its premiere, the “Drunk Off the Sun” video has become a #1 trending video in Brazil and top trending video in Norway, Finland and Sweden. The single is now available for download on iTunes and all major retailers and includes four versions of the song: the original version; a Matthew Heyer remix featuring Maurico; Richard Fraioli’s “Chill Out” remix and an acoustic version of the tune. “Drunk Off the Sun is also featured on the United Airlines’ playlist, “The Hits List,” throughout the summer, at 35,000 feet altitude, globally.
DELILAH JOINS THE 2017 ROCK & ROMANCE CRUISE
Delilah, the most-listened-to-woman on radio in the U.S., will join the 2017 Rock & Romance Cruise as both a host and a marketing partner, bringing her distinctive blend of storytelling and empathy – not to mention her devotion to a great love song – to the guests aboard the cruise as it sails throughout the Caribbean from March 11-16, 2017. Delilah will immerse herself into the entire Rock & Romance Cruise experience, leading panel discussions with the soft rock stars of the 70s, hosting a women’s seminar and even inviting her own friends aboard with her to share in the luxury and the fun. Delilah will also record a very special podcast on the ship, giving guests the chance to participate in her famed dedication and listener segments.
John Newman releases new single ‘Olé’
John Newman, owner of one of the most distinctive voices, writer and performer of some of the biggest anthems (including 3 number 1 singles) and one of the major breakthrough artists in the UK in recent years, follows his recent Sigala / Nile Rodgers collaboration with his brand new single Olé.
This future smash, written and produced by friend and regular creative partner Calvin Harris, is like nothing John or Calvin has done before. The very definition of earworm, Olé is one of those rare songs that, once heard, remains lodged in your brain and you find yourself singing over and over again.
Towkio EP out now
Chicago’s Towkio has released his Community Service 2 EP. His first project since his breakthrough mixtape .Wav Theory, which garnered over 35 million track streams on soundcloud alone, features fellow Savemoney members Vic Mensa and Joey Purp along with production from Smoko Ono, Garren, Mr Carmack, Peter Cottontale and Kenny Segal. Check the EP below and share if you love it.
The Dabbers Premiere Video “Hidden Tin” Via Noisey
“San Diego garage-pop duo The Dabbers are picking up where the Pixies left off—both in their lilting garage pop jams, and, more literally, as the soundtrack to the trailer for Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club 2 comics collection.
That the author has cosigned the outfit, who are also collaborating with him on the film adaptation of his novel Lullaby, isn’t surprising: the pair are something of a creative force to be reckoned with.
JAW GEMS Drop New Single “DAVINCI”
Electronic outfit, Jaw Gems, is a Portland, Maine-based collective of young, experimental producers bringing beat-music—traditionally programmed and played on samplers—to a live band setting. On August 26, Jaw Gems will release their second album, HEATWEAVER via STS9’s 1320 Records.
This week Glide Magazine brought us an advance stream of the next single, “DaVinci,” saying “Jaw Gems create music that is simultaneously polished like electronic music and also loose and flowing like jazz.”
JOHN NEWMAN RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE “OLÉ” PRODUCED BY CALVIN HARRIS
Following up last year’s acclaimed Revolve [Republic Records], BRIT Award-nominated UK platinum-selling singer, songwriter, and performer JOHN NEWMAN releases his brand new single “Olé” co-written and produced by electronic dance music powerhouse Calvin Harris. It’s available at all digital retailers now.
POLISH PUNKS WHITE CROSSES LAUNCH ‘DEAD SOULS’ VIDEO SINGLE
Having recently joined forces with UK indie label Engineer Records, the infectiously heartfelt alternative punk/rock outfit ‘White Crosses’ unleash their ‘Dead Souls’ video single.
Hailing from Warsaw (Poland) the quartet, featuring the creative partnership of Konrad Sloka (Vox/Guitar), Sebastian Prokop (Guitar), Stefan Banaszynski (Bass) and Marcin Plocha (Drums), produced big waves in their native country with their acclaimed EP release ‘Native Handshakes’ in 2015. Releasing ‘Dead Souls’ as a taste of things to come from their forthcoming EP ‘Anchorless’, White Crosses are armed to bring their music to an international audience.
MISHA’S “OPTICAL ILLUSION OF THE HEART” VIDEO
Misha—the multi-lingual, experimental pop band from New York City—debut a new video via Mxdwn. Watch the video for “Optical Illusion of the Heart” here.
GOJIRA DEBUT NEW VIDEO FOR ‘LOW LANDS’
Roadrunner Records’ group Gojira have debuted their official music video for ‘Low Lands.’ Taken from their acclaimed chart topping new album MAGMA, ‘Low Lands’ and its music video are streaming now on the Gojira’s official YouTube channel. The captivating video – directed by band members Joe and Mario Duplantier’s cousin, Alain Duplantier – was shot at the brothers’ family home in Ondres, France.
Joe Duplantier commented on the new visual stating, “It is an intimate and poetic piece directed by our dear cousin and friend Alain Duplantier. One of the ‘characters’ featured in this film is ‘Gayeres’ the family house where Mario and I grew up. We jammed to our first songs, started Gojira, and recorded most of our albums there. Our sister Gabrielle also contributed to the making of this video. We want to thank all the wonderful people who worked hard to make this happen and all our fans for supporting us with so much passion and respect. We hope you’ll enjoy the trip as much as we do.”
LÉON – “TIRED OF TALKING”
A-Trak and Cory Enemy have put a brand new spin on Swedish singer/songwriter LÉON’s viral debut single “Tired of Talking” – Check it out HERE. The remix, dubbed by The FADER as “insanely catchy,” is officially available now. The original track hit #1 on Hype Machine upon its release and has been praised by Noisey, Buzzfeed, Nylon, Paper and more.
VIDEO FOR “FOCUS” PREMIERES TODAY
Jacob Whitesides will release his long-awaited debut solo album Why? on Friday, September 9th via Double U Records. The album, produced by Nashville-based David Spencer, showcases the soulful singing and songwriting of an 18-year old whose independent approach has captured the attention of critics and industry tastemakers as well as connecting with millions of fans around the world. Why? is available for preorder today at iTunes.
KT TUNSTALL HITS THE ROAD THIS FALL
“This feels like an exciting and important creative juncture for me,” says Tunstall. “I have something to say, and I’ve crafted how to say it in a way that feels like the spiritual and sonic follow up to my first album.”
AMOS LEE TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM
SPIRIT’s 13 songs reflect both the critically acclaimed Philadelphia singer and songwriter’s musical journey over the past few years and his expansive sonic palette. Most notably, this is the first time, AMOS acted as his own producer. Informed by everything from his performances alongside some of the world’s most prestigious orchestras to a personal taste that spans Robert Glasper, ScHoolboy Q, and Drake, this body of work boasts an aural anatomy all its own.
James Leonard Hewitson Reveals Debut Single ‘Care Less, Love Less’
Emerging artist James Leonard Hewitson has announced the forthcoming release of his debut single Care Less, Love Less. The melodic anti-folk track, the first in a series of releases planned by the singer-songwriter, combines clever wordplay with laid-back summer vibes and is sure to earn plenty of plaudits.
Drawing from strong American influences such as Black Lips and Adam Green, Hewitson’s unique style provides a fresh take on slacker pop, with soothing vocals and fuzzy guitars creating a sumptuous sound crafted to perfection.
BOBBY RUSH ON NPR
Naming one’s album after a song titled “Porcupine Meat” may seem a little unusual — unless, of course, you’re Bobby Rush, who earned his first gold record in 1971 with a hit entitled “Chicken Heads.” He elaborates on his recent composition: “If a lady won’t treat me right, but she doesn’t want anyone else to have me, that is hard to digest.” Hence the lyric, “too fat to eat, too lean to throw away.”
Porcupine Meat is Rush’s debut release for Rounder Records, and one of the best recordings of his astonishing 60-plus year career. The album is due out September 16, 2016.
GIRLI releases new single ‘It Was My Party’
An artist unlike any other, GIRLI has been carving unique pink path for the past few months and today see’s her unleash new single “It Was My Party”, available to buy now and impacting on 19th August via PMR Records.
“It Was My Party” follows on from her recent releases “Too Much Fun” and “Girls Get Angry Too” and echoes GIRLI’s take-no-prisoners attitude, jam packed with teenage angst and reckless antics. Produced by Grades (Nao) the track sees GIRLI’s unique pop-rap flow across stripped back production lamenting about selfies, fake eyelashes, Lara Croft, nights out, Snapchat, imaginary mansions and chicken and chips.
LORI MCKENNA’S “HUMBLE & KIND” PREMIERES AT CMT.COM
Written by McKenna, “Humble & Kind” was recently recorded by Tim McGraw, who took it to No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay and Hot Country Songs charts––the first time in more than four years a song written by one person has topped the charts (the last was Taylor Swift’s “Ours”). Read more about the remarkable accomplishment via Billboard. Of the song, McKenna comments, “I can say it’s one of my favorite songs, mostly because I had my kids in my head the whole time I was trying to write it. My kids know that it’s theirs, and it’s nice in that way. It worked out pretty well.”
LISTEN TO STREETS OF LAREDO’S NEW TRACK ‘DEVIL AND THE SEA’
Today, Streets of Laredo have unveiled their new track, ‘Devil and the Sea’ via Canvasback Music (US) / Dine Alone Records (WW). The song is the b-side to the single ‘99.9%’ which was released late last month, and serves as a prelude to the band’s sophomore album, which will be produced by John Agnello (Kurt Vile, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr.), with plans to release in the fall.
“We all ride the line between the best of us and the worst of us,” the band notes. “Really, this song is about accepting but still wrestling with your humanity…or maybe it’s just about sailing.”
BROOKE CANDY RELEASES NEW SINGLE “PAPER OR PLASTIC”
Today, 26-year-old California rapper and singer, Brooke Candy, releases her new single, “Paper or Plastic”. Noisey premiered the song yesterday, calling it “sweet, poppy and hella catchy”.
TENDERFOOT RELEASE NEW VIDEO
Sydney band Tenderfoot believes that the best music speaks for itself and their debut EP does just that. With a nod to classic acts like Bob Dylan and Ryan Adams; Tenderfoot have created a sound that is unaffected.
The group has recently signed to international music company Audio Network, who will release their first EP ‘Beginnings’ on Friday 5th August 2016.
“Come Down” ft. Ty Dolla $ign
“Come Down” ft. Ty Dolla $ign is featured on PJ’s upcoming project, Rare, out July 15. Rare also features appearances by G-Eazy & Jevon Doe. Catch PJ on K. Michelle’s Hello Kimberly Tour beginning July 12!
PHOEBE RYAN RELEASES NEW SINGLE “DOLLAR BILL” FT. KID INK
Phoebe says: “We wrote ‘Dollar Bill’ on a boat last summer, and I’m stoked to have it finally coming out in the world!! It’s one of the more fun records that I’ve done, and I’d like to think it’s perfect for the summer.”
MP3: Ripp Flamez – “Your Way”
Ripp Flamez is a versatile talent, blending streetwise rhymes with sweetly sung melodies into a signature cocktail. The rising artist is Cleveland’s formidable entry into the Bryson Tiller/PartyNextDoor school of Rap&B, earning over 262,000 Soundcloud plays on single “Wavez”. Today, the Wave God releases his latest single “Your Way,” a romantic, for-the-ladies ballad with twinkling piano, plaintive electric guitar, and finger snaps via G Styles. “Your Way” is the latest single from the artist’s upcoming project DayOne Forever, dropping later this summer.
Erick Morillo, Junolarc, DJ Eako and Miss McClore “Better Life”
When the musical minds of Erick Morillo, Junolarc, and DJ Eako come together, the end result is simply sublime tech house. Their new track “Better Life,” out now on Subliminal Records, starts off with a deep and dark intro that slowly builds with progressive sweeps and uplifting pans meeting with Miss McClore’s vocals. The new track is filled with atmospheric textures and layers featuring underlying humming bass and pulsing kicks.
Philthy Rich – “Numbers” ft. Skeme & Sauce Walka
A bruising emcee with a tireless work ethic, Philthy Rich returns today with a hallucinatory visual and a new track “Numbers,” premiered today by HotNewHipHop. “Numbers” finds the Oakland rapper delivering matter-of-fact rhymes about his substantial ends over subdued minor-key organ and electric keys courtesy of Atlanta sound architect Zaytoven. A laid-back, yet insistent track, “Numbers” features standout guest appearances from fellow Californian Skeme and Houston rapper/Sauce Twinz member Sauce Walka, who previously collaborated with Philthy Rich on “Feeling Rich Today,” garnering over 844,000 plays on YouTube. “Numbers” is the first single from Philthy Rich’s upcoming Hood Rich 4 mixtape, his third full-length release of 2016 following Real N*ggas Back in $tyle and SemCity Moneyman 4, expected to hit the internet in August. The sequel to 2011’s Hood Rich 3, Hood Rich 4 features guest appearances by G-Herbo, Shy Glizzy, Kash Doll and Soulja Boy with production from the likes of Zaytoven and Shawty Fresh.
EMILY KING “FOCUS”
Hailing from the New York City, Emily King is a GRAMMY® nominated artist with pop, indie and soul influences and today she is releasing the deluxe edition of her album The Switch, with five new bonus tracks and demos.