Category: FEATURES

Feature stories and artist interviews

ALINA BARAZ SHARES “ELECTRIC” FEATURING KHALID

Since releasing her chart-topping debut EP, Urban Flora, Alina Baraz has been charming fans across the world with her live show and quietly working away on her debut full length album for Mom + Pop. Building on Alina’s viral success from YouTube and collaboration with Danish artist Galiamatias, Urban Flora has grown exponentially since release,…

Johnossi Release New Single ‘Hands’

Swedish duo Johnossi release their brand new single today (20th January), entitled ‘Hands’. A soaring indie-rock anthem, with chiming guitars and singalong chorus, its radio-friendly nature belies the song’s subject matter, where singer/guitarist John Engelbert addresses police brutality from both the victim and the perpetrator’s perspective. Johnossi have also announced a second London headline show…

Amy Jay Music Video “Only One”

New York based singer-songwriter Amy Jay releases the official lyric video for “Only One” – the debut single from her Supposed To Be EP – on Friday, January 20th. Amy Jay released her debut EP Supposed To Be last year via AWAL and has since amassed close to 200,000 streams on Spotify with a peak…

Germain “Propheteer” Video

It was one year ago that we introduced programmers and viewers to a Queens-based emcee named Germain. A rock steady demeanor and laser focus on his craft made him a formidable entry into the hip-hop world. His debut video for “Up All Night” was a no-frills metaphor for the endless hours he has dedicated to…

SIVIK RELEASES OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR SINGLE “ALL DAY ALL NIGHT”

Elusive, electro-pop artist SIVIK is riding high after releasing his latest hit single, “All Day All Night,” which Pop Dust appropriately called “the perfect track to bump literally all day and all night.” Now, SIVIK is releasing the video for “All Day All Night,” which premiers exclusively via Taste and Tone. “Conceptually I wanted the…

DareDevil Squadron “Last Resort” Video

Metal. Hard Rock. Power Metal. Progressive. Categorize them any way you want, DareDevil Squadron rocks with a vengeance and won’t quit until they’ve shown the world what a five-man band can do. Armed with some of the finest songs written in this or any genre, the Squadron combines virtuosity with finesse in order to create…

Beau + Luci Share New Single “Deeper Well”

Beau + Luci have recently shared their new single “Deeper Well,” the first single from their upcoming EP, Fire Dancer, due out March 3, 201. A cover of the Emmylou Harris classic, the track tells the story of the struggling and striving human existence. Their vocals and instrumentation are reminiscent of artists like Johnny Cash…

PWRHAUS Premieres New Track ‘Heartbeat’

Golden Brown is stoked to introduce our first single from Portland, Oregon-based PWRHAUS. Reveal a mysterious soulful voice swimming over swirling synths with a driving backbeat in the track ‘Heartbeat.’ The self-titled Golden Brown debut from PWRHAUS is out Feb. 3, 2017. PWRHAUS is the life-long project of Anthony Schatz, a self-proclaimed hermit who has…

Christina Rubino “Down To The Sea” Video

Christina Rubino has released a new single and video, “Down to the Sea” off her latest album “Godspeed and Guns.” http://www.christinarubino.com/ The track list is quite eclectic and ranges from indie folk tunes to dreamlike piano ballads, all with a story to tell.

Natalise + The Sunset Run “The Lucky Ones” Video

Natalise is an unexpected talent in the music industry. She began her musical journey at a young age and has taken a variety of adventurous paths to find herself where she is today. Piano at three, dance at seven, church choir at eight all led her to the renowned San Francisco Conservatory of Music where…

LAURA LAVALLE “NOW” VIDEO

Laura LaValle’s “NOW” is an empowering break-up song. The music video features beautiful cinematography, choreography and the dance talent of Michael Silas, former dancer for Lady Gaga and Mariah Carey. The music video was shot by the production team of Lady Gaga the day after a huge fire took place on location in Valencia. This…

Kambui Chui-Moore’s Debut Album

Kambui Chui-Moore is thrilled to share his debut full length album Confier today, January 17, 2017. Confier means “entrust” in French. Kambui delivers heartfelt lyrics covering themes of identity, vulnerability, and the fear of what’s next. Taking cues from James Blake and Kid Cudi, he creates otherworldly beats built on unconventional rhythms, sparse piano riffs,…

MILCK DELIVERS PERSONAL THESIS AGAINST ABUSE WITH NEW SINGLE “QUIET”

After MILCK’s first single, “Devil Devil,” hit over 1 million streams on YouTube, landed on multiple TV shows and films including The Royals, Marco Polo, Lucifer, and Pretty Little Liars, and garnered her a spot on Shazam’s Watchlist, the Los Angeles-based artist found that her rebellious voice was gaining momentum. Her next single, “Quiet,” to…

FREE.D VIDEO “LIBERATE YOUR MIND” (ORIGINAL MIX)

Moscow’s FREE.D isn’t content with just creating music. Through his hard work and vision he is also the mastermind behind Hidden Vibes, his label that gives a voice to the carefully selected voices in the music world. This ambitious visionary is a jack of all trades, writing, recording, producing, label head, and also an exceptionally…

ELA MINUS “JUAN SANT”

Hailing from Bogotá, Colombia, musician ela minus (Gabriela Jimeno) grew up in two parallel underground musical worlds, hardcore and electronic music. After years of playing drums in bands in Colombia and the U.S and moving to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music, she eventually graduated with a dual major in drum set performance and…

Tiësto Releases New Single “On My Way”

Today, Grammy Award-winning DJ/producer Tiësto released his new single, “On My Way,” featuring the exciting up-and-coming vocalist duo, Bright Sparks. The song is available now via digital retailers and streaming platforms. “On My Way” is Tiësto’s first official single of 2017. The song, which makes use of flames imagery to suggest a cycle of rebirth…

The Regrettes Release Debut Record

Friday the 13th – unlucky for some, but monumental for others. LA based band The Regrettes fall into the later category as they unleash today their debut record, “Feel Your Feelings, Fool!” via Warner Bros. Records. Why today of all days? Outspoken 16 year old and band front woman, Lydia Night explains – “Friday the…

The Beach releases single ‘Bite My Tongue’ today on RCA Records

The energetic track combines an epic, spirited melody with The Beach’s powerful lyricism, showcasing the distinctive sound that sets The Beach apart as a unique new voice in British music. The Beach said of the track: “The song is about saying something in the heat of the moment and then instantly wishing you could take…

Dos Floris “Water” Video

Florence Donovan, aka Dos Floris, is an artist whose resolve and inspiration in the face of adversity is nothing short of remarkable. Music has been a part of her life since a very young age, but it wasn’t until a struggle with and recovery from anorexia that she was able to fully immerse herself in…

Pharmakon Shares New Track “Transmission”

The release date of Contact marks the ten-year anniversary of Margaret Chardiet’s project, Pharmakon. While working on her newest release, she began to evaluate the project as a whole. Though the content of each record has been very different and specific, the pervading question, which has underlined them all, is what is means to be…

Antenna Man Releases New Alt Country Single “Knockdown”

Antenna Man announces the whiskey-drenched single, “Knockdown” off the upcoming album, Elaine Jr. Recorded at Postal Recording (Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s) in Indianapolis, the album is due out on February 17. “Knock Down” is available as an approved downloadable mp3. “Knockdown” is an anti-social song exposing a liberating catharsis. The upbeat melody…

SURVIVORMAN AKA LES STROUD VIDEO “ARCTIC MISTRESS”

Millions of dedicated viewers know Les Stroud as Survivorman: the nature-loving, joke-cracking, critter-eating, odds-defying star of the television program of the same name. As Survivorman, Stroud has braved the elements in some of the harshest — and most gorgeous — places on earth, filming himself and his struggles as he takes on Mother Nature in…

VAMA “MEMORIES NOW” VIDEO

VAMA is an independent top Romanian rock alternative band. It was founded in 2006 by award winning actor and musician Tudor Chirila and guitarist Eugen Caminschi who split up from VAMA VECHE, a highly appreciated band founded in 1996. http://www.vamamusic.ro/ Continuing the tradition of the former band, VAMA became one of the most beloved local…

NATASHA KMETO “POUR DOWN” VIDEO

Natasha Kmeto returns with her latest video for her recently released single “Pour Down.” Reminiscent of mid-’90s R&B aesthetics, the video is a stripped down and mesmerizing display of color and Natasha Kmeto’s powerful performance. As described by IMPOSE Magazine: “flashing lights, mirrors, and the very dance atmosphere in which we find Kmeto in “Pour…

GROG TO RELEASE ‘PRODIGAL DAUGHTER’

“Prodigal Daughter is a fun one for the girls and for everyone who loves the girls” says Grog. “It’s about the warrior spirit of the lone individual trying to carve out their path in life. About trying to stay brave and grounded whilst negotiating technological advancement and the realities of ultra global ‘connectedness’. I’ve never…

HICCUP ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM +”TEASIN”

The Hiccup origin story is a rather unlikely one for a breakneck paced, harmony-laden indie band. Dual vocalists Hallie Bulleit (formerly of The Unlovables) and Alex Clute first met when they began playing together in the house band on a late-night television program. The Chris Gethard Show – a club house for suburban dorks, outcasts,…

R.K. JACKSON FT. BRANDON MICHAEL VIDEO “TOO FAR TO LET GO”

Boston’s own Brandon Michael taps into a deep well of influences to create a sound that he believes will last a lifetime. It’s appropriate then that his debut album was named Timeless. Though he only wrote his first song at the age of 18, this 23 year old is a quick study and quickly immersed…

MR. TOPHAT X ROBYN “RIGHT TIME”

Swedish house maestro Mr. Tophat and pop phenomenon Robyn have come together for “Trust Me,” a sleek three track EP of dark disco and luscious grooves, featuring contributions from Abba’s original drummer, Per Lindvall, and his brother, bassist David Lindvall. With each track going well beyond the nine-minute mark, “Trust Me” is the artistic culmination…

THE UNIVERSE BY EAR VIDEO ‘OCEAN/CLOUDS’

Where is it written that there may only be one Big Bang? In Summer 2015, to the day 13,8 billion years after the first one, The Universe By Ear have initiated another big boom. Since then basses tear black holes into space, drums dart like unstoppable comets through zero gravity and guitars paint stripes of…

J-WONN “24/7” VIDEO

Jackson, Mississippi’s homegrown J-WONN knows a thing or two about writing a killer song. He’s grown up surrounded by the sounds of R&B, Soul, Pop, and the Blues, all of which have come together into one complete package of not just radio-ready jams, but also songwriting and performance chops that artists of all generations and…

SONS OF REVOLUTION VIDEO “I FEEL LIKE CRYING”

Take a sprinkling of Jack White, a dose of the Black Keys and a touch of Arctic Monkeys cool. Sons Of Revolution present the first official video, taken from their forthcoming album, the self-titled Sons Of Revolution. The I Feel Like Crying video itself is moody and dark, filmed in noir-ish black and white that…

iLLPHONiCS “96to99″ VIDEO

iLLPHONiCS is a rare find. The experimental outfit is the kind of elusive group that can make a crowd both dance and think. Using a soulful concoction of hard-hitting and real lyrics wrapped around a symphony of authentic jazzy bass lines, sharp drums, clean guitars, ever-evolving keys, and three-part vocal harmonies, this Missouri collective is…

MONTE MADER RELEASES NEW SINGLE “SELFISH GIRL”

NYC-based singer/songwriter, Monte Mader, is a girl from the middle of nowhere, who lost everything and is now on the brink of everything. After a tumultuous journey of love and loss, Monte emerges onto the music scene with the release of her debut EP, Skydive, out May 2017. The first track, “Selfish Girl,” is a…

HARLEA NEW SINGLE “YOU DON’T GET IT”

Birmingham born, North London raised Harlea is today (6th January 2017) sharing her new single ‘You Don’t Get It’ – a snarling second offering, which marries together crushing blues-inflected guitar work, with infectious pop-tinged vocal melodies. ‘You Don’t Get It’ is out now via 0E0E. Sparkling evidence that Harlea has truly found her voice, the…

DANIEL CORREA “FOLD IT BACK” VIDEO

Some artists entertain. Others captivate. Twenty-one-year-old singer-songwriter Daniel Correa electrifies. When Daniel performs, people don’t just listen to his music, they inhale it. His lyrics speak to anyone who has ever struggled for a sense of truth. His songs, an innovative blend of alternative rock and pop, are a high-octane testimonial to the exhilaration, yearning,…

TAL RELEASES HER DEBUT INTERNATIONAL SINGLE

26-year-old French-Israeli singer TAL releases her debut international single, the highly infectious ‘Slow Down The Flow’, out now on Warner Music. The track, which mixes urban pop with ragga stylings and is co-produced by TAL and French duo LNT, and mastered by Daddy’s Groove (David Guetta), is a global smash hit in the making. It’s…

Vama – ‘Memories Now’

Sung and stomped with passion is Vama’s triumphant “Memories Now”. Rhythms beat their way to the very heart as they help to deliver the song’s message with a sense of urgency. The chorus works wonders too as it nicely meshes with the overall fast-paced glorious nature of the track. Everything simply comes together as it…

THE NUDE PARTY VIDEO FOR ‘WATER ON MARS’

The Nude Party congealed as one unit in the southern mountain town of Boone, NC in 2013 and gained their namesake very literally. Bonded by isolation, house party debauchery, a religion based on pushing the limits of bad taste, and a precocious predisposition towards the Kinks, the Animals and the Velvets, they have burgeoned into…