METHRA’s Grueling Desert Sludge Attracts Wanton Drifter In “Dead Ram” Video
Desert sludge sickos METHRA have just allowed the public into their damaged collective psyche once again with a bizarre visual enhancer for the gnarled “Dead Ram,” culled from their freshly dispatched Acolytedebut LP. The gutsy video is primed to get you fired up, as band practice for the duo comes to an unexpected halt in the new video, which makes its public induction through a premiere via Decibel Magazine.
LOOK PARK STREAMS NEW RECORD EXCLUSIVELY VIA CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND
LOOK PARK is Collingwood’s first album outside of Fountains of Wayne and was recorded in collaboration with legendary producer Mitchell Froom (Elvis Costello, Crowded House, Suzanne Vega). Shot through with earnest emotion and restless energy, LOOK PARK is unlike anything in Collingwood’s already extraordinary canon, a fact affirmed by his decision to dub both the album and overall project as “Look Park,” the name borrowed from a favorite green space in his hometown of Northampton, MA.
CLASSIXX ANNOUNCE FARAWAY REACH TOUR
Los Angeles electronic duo Classixx has announced their headline Faraway Reach Tour, kicking off September 22nd in Dallas, Texas in support of their acclaimed sophomore album Faraway Reach, out now via Innovative Leisure. The tour starts right after a stellar Summer festival run including stops at Panorama, Lollapalooza, Summer Set, FYF and more, bringing their renowned live set from major festival stages back to intimate venues. Classixx is bringing special guests Neon Indian, Alex Frankel and Harriet Brown on select dates to help bring the album’s collaborative spirit to life.
GABRIELLE ROSS PAYS HOMAGE TO THE WEEKND
NYC emerging Singer and songwriter Gabrielle Ross pays homage to The Weeknd by covering his top single “Real Life” A true artist, Gabrielle was inspired by The Weeknd as he “is mysterious, unique, and powerful. I admire his story, and his dedication to growing as an artist and continuing to master his craft. I absolutely love his music and vibe, which is why I chose to cover this record.”
TRACK AND VIDEO FOR “CANDYLAND” FEATURING JÓNSI HITS STEREOGUM
Leaving the rooted flora of his previous album(s) behind, Sin Fang glides into uncharted territory with his fourth full-length entitled “Spaceland” – a collection of electrified tunes that pack a soft punch and some invisible bling. It’s his idiosyncratic take on future r&b, one that doesn’t mince matters and features various guests including Jónsi (Sigur Rós), Sóley, Pascal Pinon’s Jófríður Ákadóttir and Farao.
Bells & Robes releases new EP ft. unreleased track “Follow”
Bells and Robes has been working hard this year, teasing us with their upcoming 5 track EP “How Could We Have Know”. Set for release on July 19th. Each track is a representation of the duo’s production talents. Ranging from Hip-hop to ambient wavy tunes. Self describing their EP as “exploring the vast ocean of sound and it’s connection to all human senses”.
Henrietta Brand new single “Wendigo”
Henrietta is a young band which knows how to channel the glory days of metal while still playing a style all of their own. There is some death metal, some thrash metal and even some progressive elements. This all is completed with melodic guitar playing and well composed vocal lines. After recording and releasing their well received debut album DEAD BY DAWN, Henrietta decided to step up their game.
Mackenzie Shivers Releases New Folk Rock Single
With a whimsical, driving piano as its backbone, and a ghost-story of an introduction, Mackenzie Shivers releases the second single, “Tell Me to Run,” off of her EP, Living in My Head, due out September 2. The song was inspired by living in New York for eight years, yet having ties to other places that were once home.
KROSIS Release “FEED” feat. Lucas Mann
Raleigh, North Carolina’s Krosis just premiered their newest single, “Feed” on It Djents. The song features Lucas Mann from Rings of Saturn.
Said Mann about his experience working with Krosis:
“The quality of musicianship in this song is impressive and rare. It allowed me to experiment with a lot of my more melodic playing that I am not able to showcase too often in my own band. It was fun working with these guys.”
NEW SINGLE BY -$A The Martian
“This is my latest song titled “Last Night In Shanghai”. Last Night In Shanghai is A adventurous song with a comical style of expression, giving listeners a feeling of euphoria while riding on this comical journey through “Shanghai”.
Queencore band Hit Bargain shares music video for “Cheap Death”
Los Angeles Queencore band Hit Bargain debuts the Peter Kalisch directed art music video for their song, “Cheap Death”, announces July tour dates.
In this first video piece for the LA quartet, young performance artist, musician, and videographer Peter Kalisch has created a shiny panoply of fellow underground performers, party kids, fetishists and friends, defunct technology, bondage gear, and a latex drenched mannequin. The director was inspired by the idea of a “cheap death”, the result of when consumerism is prioritized over creation, and the potential for our freedoms to also enslave us.
ALLAH-LAS PREMIERE VIDEO “COULD BE YOU” ON INTERIVEW
“Could Be You,” the new video from Allah-Las’ forthcoming album, Calico Review, premieres today via Interview Magazine, who says, “Allah-Las is a bona fide Los Angeles rock band…creating down-to-earth tracks that sound as though they emerged from a sultry garage in Southern California.”
RAG’N’BONE MAN RETURNS WITH POWERFUL NEW SINGLE
Rory Graham, AKA Rag’n’Bone Man returns with his long awaited new single Human, out now on Columbia Records / Best Laid Plans. This brand new offering explores the powerhouse singer’s own expression of mortal vulnerability, set to a stark chain-gang rhythm whilst encapsulating Graham’s peculiar contradictions: his strength and gentleness.
In person, Rory is the exact definition of a gentle giant. His appearance suggests something serious. A big man, bearded and with tattoos, but instead of “Hate and Love”, he has the words “Soul and Funk” inked across his knuckles. A conveyor of myriad human emotions, themes of romance, pain and people run clear through Human and Rory’s impending future track’s, which will eventually conclude in the form of his debut album out early next year.
Stephanie Mabey Premieres Video “I Still Taste Fire”
Stephanie Mabey is a singer/songwriter best known for creating dreamy (often strange) songs with razor-sharp lyrics. Her music has been featured on HBO, MTV and several independent films. She released an album called Wake Up Dreaming in 2012 & her self-made video for ‘The Zombie Song’ organically gathered over 2.5 million views. She knew this was the part where most artists would run full force at their music, but her personal world was collapsing at the same time. Instead of moving forward, she found herself starting over.
Kevlar Releases Official Video for “Oblivion”
Pennsylvania hard rock band Kevlar has released the Official Video for “Oblivion,” off of their April released Home Is Where The Heart Is EP. Premiered on Blank TV, “Oblivion” was directed by Zach Kubiak and filmed in Erie, PA.
RACCOON PREMIERE FIRST SINGLE “LVLR” VIA IMPOSE
Friends since grade school, Sean Gavigan (vox/guitar) and Zac Ciancaglini (drums) have been playing in bands together for over a decade. Originally from the small farm town of Vineland, NJ, the duo came up in Philadelphia and relocated to New York in 2008 to work in recording studios and start a new band. They played their first show in the summer of 2009 where they met Gabe Wilhelm (vox/bass) – also a Vineland native – who had relocated to do much the same in 2005. Wilhelm (who was previously in Ryan Adams band The Cardinals during the making of Easy Tiger) joined on bass and instantly became a permanent fixture and collaborative songwriter. Collectively combined, they’ve had the pleasure of working in the studio with Blonde Redhead, Real Estate, Willie Nelson, Minnie Driver and Warren Haynes to name a few. Their experience and versatility is apparent on Hover Craft.
NEW DIPLOMAT GEAR UP TO RELEASE DEBUT SINGLE “STAY UP”
Indie alternative rockers NEW DIPLOMAT are gearing up to release “Stay Up,” the debut track from their upcoming EP, Replaced. The accompanying video for “Stay Up” is set to come out a week later, August 5.
The six-song EP was produced by uber-producer Jeff Saltzman, who is best known for his work with The Killers, Fischerspooner, Blondie and more. NEW DIPLOMAT’s individual musical influences, (The Killers, Muse, New Order, The Strokes) each lend a bit of unique flavor to the trio’s sound. NEW DIPLOMAT is: guitarist Paolo Von Giordano, vocalist/bassist Horacio O’Brien-Ferres and drummer/percussionist/synth player Jacob Hartog.
KESTRELS SHARE FIERCE, 90S TINGED ALBUM OPENER “NO ALTERNATIVE”
Halifax noise pop power trio Kestrels return with their new self-titled LP to be released worldwide on September 30, 2016. Their third in total and second for Hamilton, Ontario’s fabled Sonic Unyon label, the record sees the band combining a frenzied union of striking melody and sonic bliss.
Steve Aoki Releases 4OKI Single “Bring The Funk Back” With Reid Stefan
Old school meets new school as Steve Aoki partners with Reid Stefan for the massive single “Bring The Funk Back,” off of Aoki’s forthcoming 4OKI EP. Reid’s signature booty-music influence shines through on the wubby underground tune made club-ready by electrifying Aoki synths. Complementing the track is the third installment of the 4OKI video series, directed by LA-based visual artist David “Yarvo” Yarovesky and shot entirely in black & white.
BLACK ATLASS PERFORMS “BLONDE”
Black Atlass delivers an intimate live performance of “Blonde” (from his upcoming Haunted Paradise LP, out 8/9 on Fool’s Gold) as the inaugural OCV Session.
Cosmonauts New Single
Cosmonauts came into being in 2009 in outer space or Orange County, depending on the way you like to look at things. The band was originally formed by Derek Cowart and Alexander Ahmadi after he heard Cowart play a Spaceman3 song solo at a show in their home town of Fullerton, CA. The two were students at different high schools but as it turned out, of the same musical school of thought: two lovers of lofi, adorers of the atmospheric, kindred poploving spirits. The two bonded over the Velvet Underground and Brian Jonestown Massacre, and quickly turned their mutual appreciation club into a band. Cosmonauts have been making music ever since, picking up bassist James Sanderson and a host of different drummers along the way (the spot is currently filled by Mark Morones). Now residing in Los Angeles, they’ve put out a number of releases through Burger Records and various other labels.
Haley Bonar Shares “Stupid Face” with SPIN
Haley Bonar will release her upcoming full length album Impossible Dream on August 5th via GNDwire (US) / Spit Comet (CA) / Memphis Industries (UK + EU). The album was recorded on analog tape in at Pachyderm Studios in Cannon Falls, MN and was mixed by Chris Coady (Beach House, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, TVOTR) & Robbie Lackritz (Feist) at Haut Bruun.
Greg Cornell & The Cornell Brothers unveil single “Broken Wings”
Folk/Americana traditionalists Greg Cornell & The Cornell Brothers have linked up with the team at Post To Wire to unveil their latest single “Broken Wings”. Set for release in early August “Broken Wings” serves as the opening cut off of the bands forthcoming sophomore release Come On Home; an album whose rootsy textures and stringband-centric arrangements recall the sounds of folk and bluegrass pioneers like Del McCoury, Peter Rowan, and David Grisman.
“Grip” the Official Remix from Lenny Emery & DJ Phresh
DJ Phresh and Lenny Emery are giving a summer reboot to the this years pop anthem “Grip” by the Disko Killerz & Sarah Charness with vocals by Jem Cooke. Using deep and tropical house influences, classic funk piano, and chopped vocal samples this remix brings in all the right vibes to enjoy this summer.
Macy Gray Reimagined Hit “I Try” Premieres on ELLE
One of the most iconic and instantly recognizable voices in music history is back in a way you’ve never heard before. Multi-platinum artist Macy Gray makes her Chesky Records debut with her new jazz-infused album Stripped, an intimate offering recorded live on high resolution audio in a decommissioned Brooklyn church around one binaural microphone. Out on September 9th, Stripped features new original songs, intriguing covers, and stunning new arrangements of her classic hits. Today, ELLE debuted the reimagined version of her Grammy-winning song “I Try” stating “the new version feels totally effortless, yet just as influenced by love’s spell as the original.”
Truitt Premieres “Touch” at Substream Magazine
After four years of building a fan base through social media, the Nashville duo Truitt is making it official: They’re a pop band with something to say – and two voices to say it.
Comprised of brother and sister Brett and Brigetta Truitt, the pop duo just premiered their second single “Touch” at Substream Magazine. The site’s Brian Leak commented “with tremendous catchiness between its vocal hooks and dance-inducing beats, ‘Touch’ is a perfect candidate for your upbeat, summer playlists.”
Secret Society debut track “Best Friends Forever” streaming now
Brooklyn-based composer-bandleader Darcy James Argue and his innovative 18-piece big band Secret Society announce the release of their third album, Real Enemies, out September 30 on New Amsterdam Records. Composed by Argue, Real Enemies is a 13-chapter exploration of America’s fascination with conspiracy theories; narratives behind the Red Scare, the Illuminati, Edward Snowden, and alien sightings are meticulously examined and interrogated through Argue’s dazzling score.
PIP BLOM SHARES HER NEW SINGLE “HOURS”
19 year old Netherlands lo-fi rocker Pip Blom has released the video for her catchy new single “Hours”. The BBC Radio 1 approved track is a groovy, danceable slice of indie rock which brings to mind Courtney Barnett, Speedy Ortiz and even The Breeders.
GONJASUFI SHARES NEW TRACKS “THE KILL” AND “PRINTS OF SIN”
Out on August 19, Gonjasufi recently announced his latest album Callus with the track “Maniac Depressant”. This deeply personal track is followed by “The Kill”, a song that is equally soul-baring with monstrous guitar riffs courtesy of Pearl Thompson, and “Prints of Sin” a cacophony of drums and distorted electronics, with all three setting the tone for Gonjasufi’s thematic statement of embracing the pain and negativity to try and come out the other side.
PEGA5U5 Releases Their Abstract Single “Temporary Love”
Juxtaposition meets trip-hop in West Coast-based brother duo PEGA5U5’s newest single “Temporary Love” featuring Cellojoe – off their forthcoming sophomore EP Hippocrene. Last month they greeted us with “True Love”, a glitched -infused track that featured Pharro’s complex verse carried the flow forward. “Temporary Love” instead takes us on a laidback journey through a percussion-driven rabbit hole that is filled with wonked out synths as Pharro’s voice soothes you into a state of serenity.
WFMU News: Free Music Archive Hits 100,000-Song Mark
The Free Music Archive, a long-running, curated audio platform, has steadily grown since its inception nearly seven years ago, and the site recently hit a major milestone. The audio library reached, and surpassed, its 100,000th song upload on July 19th, 2016.
The Free Music Archive is a curated audio repository of music that is licensed to share and made freely available to anyone with an internet connection, primarily using the Creative Commons licensing framework. Since the Free Music Archive’s launch, more than 100 audio curators have participated in adding music from over 20,000 artists to the collection, representing all genres. The site has become a destination for musicians who wish to participate in the open sharing of their works, as well as for independent filmmakers, TV and radio producers, educators, podcasters, journalists, and other artists who seek curated legal music in order to harness the potential of digital distribution for the creative arts.
ERA ISTREFI RELEASES “BONBON (POST MALONE REMIX)”
Today, Albanian singer-songwriter, Era Istrefi, releases the Post Malone remix of her hit single, “Bonbon”. The track premiered yesterday as a “World Record” on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 Radio Show. Following the radio show, The Source also premiered the track (Click HERE), and said, “As Malone creeps into the remix, the duo creates an enticingly smooth sound guaranteed to take over the airways.”
HIRIE ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM
On August 19, 2016, HIRIE will release Wandering Soul, her highly anticipated sophomore album on the forward-thinking Rootfire Cooperative record label. True to the title, one can get lost in the soulful reggae grooves, pop lyrics and riddims that the album has to offer. HIRIEelaborates, “I’ve definitely felt like a gypsy – having lived in so many countries (Philippines, Italy, UK, Hawaii, Mainland U.S.) and even more so having toured and slept in so many hotel rooms, on living room floors, and more. This kind of gypsy existence excites me. Being a Wandering Soul can mean so many things, and I hope my listeners will find their own questions within the album about themselves and everything around them.”
GHOUL: The Masked Malefactors Of Creepsylvania Premiere “Shred The Dead”
Today, the masked malefactors of Creepsylvania GHOUL are pleased to contaminate the airwaves with a premiere of “Shred The Dead” from their forthcoming Dungeon Bastards opus. In “Shred The Dead,” vocalist Baron Samedi’s commands to retrieve the Omicron Bomb fall on deaf ears, as GHOUL retreats deeper into the Catacombs muttering half-hearted assurances; that is, until Samedi unleashes an army of revivified corpses to persuade them otherwise.
Phantogram release official video for “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore”
Phantogram has an official video for their chart-climbing single “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore”, available today on YouTube / VEVO. Josh & Sarah went to the Salton Sea in California with director Grant Singer to create the stunning & slightly disturbing visual. Their third studio album Three is out October 14th on Republic.
JABEE “COME UP”
Emmy award-winning Oklahoma City rapper Jabee presents “Come Up”, his new single featuring Meant2B and produced by Chris Cutta. His last visual was for the Statik Selektah-produced single “Exhausted”.
2016 Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded To Musicians
An ongoing partnership between Lollapalooza and Berklee College of Music has resulted in scholarship awards for 14 outstanding musicians since 2011. Millisa Henderson of Muskogee, Oklahoma, is the 2016 recipient of the Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship, a four-year, full-tuition award that brings her to Berklee in the fall. Megan Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, has been awarded the Berklee Lollapalooza Five-Week Scholarship to attend this summer’s program for high school students.
Jeezy & Young Thug hop on summer scorcher “F*ck the Summer Up”
CTE artists Boo Rossini (@BooRossiniCTE) and Boston George (@BostonGeorgeAMG) enlist Jeezy & Young Thug on their newest banger, “F*ck the Summer Up” (FTSU), produced by @SuperProducerTA. FTSU is the first record off Boo Rossini and Boston George’s upcoming collaboration project, Drug War 3, which is scheduled to drop next month.
TROLLER: “Sundowner” Video
Austin, Texas-based doom-laden darkwave trio TROLLER has just issued their brand new video for “Sundowner,” the track culled from their recently-released full-length, Graphic. The visually stunning new clip comes into the public domain through a premiere hosted at BrooklynVegan.
WORSHIPPER to Release Debut Album ‘Shadow Hymns’ August 26
Boston-based metal band WORSHIPPER has signed to NYC’s Tee Pee Records, the independent record label known for releasing landmark albums from acts such as Graveyard, Earthless and Sleep. WORSHIPPER will release its full-length debut, Shadow Hymns, on August 26. Recorded at Q Division, Mad Oak, and Converse Rubber Tracks Studios with producers Benny Grotto (Aerosmith, Orange Goblin) and David Minehan (The Replacements), the LP showcases the group’s melodically thunderous sound that The Obelisk says “balances classic metal riffs and doom tendencies with soaring-style clean vocals and fast-moving grooves, as much Candlemass as High on Fire”.
Thom Sonny Green (alt-J) shares new track “Phoenix”
Thom Sonny Green has shared a third track, “Phoenix,” from his debut solo LP High Anxiety, out August 19th via Sudden Records / Canvasback. “Phoenix” is the album’s uplifting midpoint that builds listeners up to the clouds before gently setting them back down and into the second half of the LP. High Anxiety is a departure from Thom’s work as alt-J’s drummer, revealing his longstanding interest and talent in deep, cerebral electronic production. The album spans 21 diverse tracks made over the course of two years on tour with alt-J and highlights Thom’s versatility across different genres and soundscapes.
The Songbird of New Orleans is ready to spread her wings soulfully
Having conquered hearts locally and captured media acclaim as “The Songbird of New Orleans,” award-winning jazz singer Robin Barnes is preparing to spread her soulful song beyond The Big Easy. On August 26, the powerfully-voiced siren who was named the Favorite New Orleans Musician earlier this year by New Orleans Magazine will issue her second EP, “Songbird Sessions,” on the Rhythm Elevation Records label. Barnes and bassist Pat Casey produced the intimate five-song acoustic jazz date of standards and gems made famous by her seminal influences such as New Orleans icons Allen Toussaint and Irma Thomas. The first track being serviced to radio is Barnes’s smoldering and sultry rendition of Thomas’s “Ruler of My Heart.”
Esh & Arc Release New Video!
Esh & Arc have released a new visual for “The Other Shoulder” featuring DJ Slipwax. Director and editor, Xander Hayes takes a classic performance approach to the video, and gives it a slight twist with some detailed attention to color, accenting the black and white video with hints of red throughout. Esh & Arc’s performance paired with the editing style match the dark, driving nature of the song. The echoed chorus of “Angels don’t sing, let’s clip their wings” is paired with imagery of blood-drenched angelic statues.
LORI MCKENNA’S THE BIRD & THE RIFLE NOW STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY AT NPR MUSIC
Lori McKenna’s anticipated new album, The Bird & The Rifle, is now exclusively streaming in full as part of NPR Music’s First Listen series. In her glowing review, NPR Music’s Ann Powers calls the album, “one of 2016’s best releases” and goes on to assert, “There’s a heroic aspect to McKenna’s sound, but it’s the steadfast kind, never grandstanding.”
FORTY WINTERS, PUNKNEWS.ORG STREAM UPCOMING ALBUM “ROTTING EMPIRE”
South Florida heavy metal outfit, Forty Winters, has teamed up with PunkNews.org to stream its sophomore album Rotting Empire before it drops tomorrow on Dead Truth Recordings. Stream the upcoming release in its entirety today exclusively at:
Atlas Engine Premieres “Ghost on the Shore” Via Impose Magazine
Atlas Engine, the one-man endeavor from Brooklyn multi-instrumentalist Nick LaFalce (ex-BRAEVES, Terrible Terrible), will release the debut EP, “after the end” on July 29th, 2016. Self-recorded and produced, the EP showcases LaFalce’s knack for bending and blending genres: From the intricate layers and harmonies of Local Natives, to Tame Impala-inspired falsettos, and soaring melodies reminiscent of The Killers or U2, it’s clear that this diverse set of influences carves out a unique place for Atlas Engine to stand among them.
Philthy Rich ft. G Herbo – “59 To 79”
Oakland rapper Philthy Rich is a slick-talking emcee with a tireless work ethic and a bottomless Rolodex. Today, Rich recruits G Herbo (formerly Lil Herb), drill rap’s premier lyricist, for “59 To 79,” a hard-hitting, piano-driven banger. Featuring over three and a half minutes of hook-free bars, “59 To 79” finds the two rappers blazing a new connection between Oakland and the South Side of Chicago, bonding over the dangerous neighborhoods they call home and their shared predilection for sipping cough syrup. Premiered today by XXL, “59 To 79” is the latest single from Philthy Rich’s upcoming Hood Rich 4 mixtape, following the Zaytoven-produced cut “Numbers” and the remix to “Broke Boy,” which features a long guest list of buzzing artists. With guest appearances from Skeme, Shy Glizzy, Sauce Walka, Soulja Boy and more, and production by the likes of Zaytoven and Shawty Fresh, Hood Rich 4 releases August 17th.
KOLAJ’s “The Touch” Acoustic Music Video Out Now
After premiering exclusively on Teen Vogue, the stripped down acoustic video for L.A.-based indie-pop/dance band KOLAJ’s “The Touch” is out now.
KOLAJ – which is singer-songwriter Teesa Houston and producer “Mighty” Mike McGarity – first released the tropical house-influenced “The Touch” back in April on Darkroom/ Interscope Records. The single gained early support from Zane Lowe, who spun it on his Beats 1 Radio show. Co-produced by Houston and McGarity, “The Touch” has racked up nearly 1 million plays on Spotify. It also went to No. 1 on HypeMachine and Spotify’s Viral chart.
New Smino track
Check out the previously unreleased Smino track “Kajun.” Performed acoustically on his recent Soulection Radio interview w/ Joe Kay the song was produced by fellow Zero Fatigue collective member Monte Booker and features Jean Deaux and Phoelix.
DAWN OF DEMISE Pulverizes All With “Deride The Wretch” Lyric Video At Decibel Magazine
“Deride The Wretch” is the unrelenting new single from Denmark’s brutal death faction, DAWN OF DEMISE. Culled from the band’s impending fourth full-length studio album, The Suffering, which is rapidly nearing release through Unique Leader Records, the song is delivered to the public by way of a new lyric video, premiered through Decibel Magazine.
MACY GRAY STRIPS DOWN FOR NEW JAZZ-INFUSED ALBUM
One of the most iconic and instantly recognizable voices in music history is back in a way you’ve never heard before. Multi-platinum artist Macy Gray makes her Chesky Records debut with her new jazz-infused album “Stripped,” an intimate offering recorded live on high resolution audio in a decommissioned Brooklyn church around one binaural microphone. Out on September 9th, “Stripped” features new original songs, intriguing covers, and stunning new arrangements of her classic hits. ELLE Magazine debuted the reimagined version of her Grammy-winning song “I Try” stating “the new version feels totally effortless, yet just as influenced by love’s spell as the original.”
NOSOUND LAUNCHES NEW VIDEO FOR “SOGNO E INCENDIO”
Ahead of the release of its fifth studio album Scintilla on September 2 via Kscope, Nosound has launched a new video for the song “Sogno E Incendio” featuring acclaimed Italian singer Andrea Chimenti. Stream the clip on YouTube at:
Vara’s New Video for “Break Down the Walls”
The track is pristine and incredibly uplifting in a very ethereal way and the video matches the beauty of the song as Brandon Vara (the man behind VARA) exploring a surreal, natural scene in the hills overlooking Los Angeles intertwined with more intimate portraits of the singer.
MARY BETH CROSS EP ‘FEELS LIKE HOME’ HITS FIVE RECORD CHARTS
Award-winning folk-Americana artist Mary Beth Cross is experiencing unprecedented success, with her latest EP and a featured Paul Simon cover song hitting the Top 40 on five separate record charts.
The Americana/bluegrass EP “Feels Like Home”, which includes original songs and classics, continues to climb various charts compiled by Roots Music Report. The eight-song project, which was released in June, celebrates the importance of home in the lives of average, everyday Americans. Following are highlights of the artist’s growing success.
GORGON CITY DEBUT NEW SONG “ZOOM ZOOM” FT. WYCLEF JEAN
The end of 2015 saw Matt Robson-Scott and Kye Gibbon fly out to New Jersey to spend two days in the studio with Wyclef Jean. Together they wrote “Zoom Zoom” – the next installment from their current Kingdom Project, which has already included Radio 1 smash “All Four Walls” along side club tracks “Blue Parrot,” “Smoke” and “Impaired Vision” featuring Tink and Mikky Ekko. “Zoom Zoom” is once again an instantly catchy and insanely addictive hit of classic bass-driven house-pop, which provides the perfect vessel for Wylcef’s iconic and famously unique vocal.