JOHAN HEDBERG “DET FULA” SINGLE
Johan Hedberg (ex. Suburban Kids with Biblical Names) returns with an upbeat, indiedisco hit with a touch of Cuba. “Det Fula” is about his love for suburbs others find ugly. Irresistable.
The single is taken from Johan Hedberg’s upcoming debut “Paradiset” which is out on September 23.
THE NEIGHBOURHOOD AND DANNY BROWN DEBUT NEW TRACK “HATE MACHINE”
This is from The Neighbourhood’s upcoming mixtape, #000000 & #FFFFFF
NEW SINGLE BY MAX JURY
Max Jury is from Des Moines, Iowa. His 4 song EP “All I want: The Sonic Factory Sessions” will be out October 13 in the States (it was released today in the UK where he has a growing following). The soundcloud for the lead song off the EP, “Black Metal” — a lovely ditty about a woman who digs that genre of music, is available for you to listen to.
BASEMENT JAXX ARE BACK
Basement Jaxx released their first record 15 years ago, they’ve been near to our hearts ever since with a definitive, yet timeless sound. This week they release their latest, Junto, and stopped by the THUMP HQ to discuss their thoughts on the state of music and their own career trajectory.
FRONT PORCH STEP RELEASES NEW MUSIC VIDEO
Front Porch Step, the indie acoustic solo project of singer/songwriter Jake Mcelfresh, has released a new music video for his song “Private Fears in Public Places,” featuring scenes of his summer on the Vans Warped Tour. Front Porch Step will be touring this fall as part of the Pure Noise Records Tour with other label mates such as State Champs, Handguns, and more.
SEBJAK & JAZ VON D “INTO THE WILD”
Amidst a promising summer of releases that include the laudable collab with Steve Angello and AN21 for ‘GODS’, and Summerburst’s official festival anthem ‘We Are’ amongst many others, Swedish upstart Sebjak has now joined forces with Dutch producer Jaz Von D for ‘Into The Wild’, out now through Ultra Records.
THE DOYLE BROTHERS ANNOUNCES NEW TOUR DATES FOR THEIR 2014 TOUR
NEW YORK, NY, AUGUST 29, 2014 – The Doyle Brothers is proud to announce new dates to their 2014 Synapse Tour. The Doyle Brothers Synapse Tour kicked off Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the Rockwood Music Hall in New York and has added new dates and shows in major cities in NY, VA, MA and PA.
The Doyle Brothers Tour Dates and Locations include:
September 7, 2014 at Darien Lake (VIP TENT) Tom Petty in Darien, NY
September 20, 2014 at Red Room at Café 939 in Boston, MA
September 21, 2014 at Columbus Ave Street Festival in New York, NY
October 14, 2014 at Springfield College in Springfield, MA
October 16, 2014 at Marymount Manhattan in New York, NY
November 5, 2014 at Studio at Waiting Room in Buffalo, NY
November 6, 2014 at Santos Party House in New York, NY
November 14, 2014 at Philadelphia University in Philadelphia, PA
DOTAN SIGNS TO REPUBLIC RECORDS AND RELEASES SINGLE “HOME”
Republic Records has released Dotan’s single “Home,” available on iTunes, Spotify and other digital music services.
Dotan debuted this week in the Top 10 of Billboard’s “Next Big Sound” Chart, which delivers a prediction of future success by analyzing the fastest accelerating artists throughout all major social and music channels. Additionally, his song “Home II” is being prominently featured in trailers for TLC’s Return to Amish.
NEW VIDEO BY JON HOPE
Jon Hope releases the visual for his street single ‘Camp St. & Comstock’ which was directed by long time collaborator Colby Blanchet. The stark composition is an honest depiction of the artist’s hometown Providence inner city life.
Hope says ” It was important for me to clearly articulate the conditions that surround many out here.It’s a gift between me and my city”
ALTERNATIVE PRESS STREAMS MERIDIAN’S ‘THE AWFUL TRUTH’
Alternative Press proudly presents the complete album stream for MERIDIAN’s upcoming Victory debut, The Awful Truth.
For the entire weekend anyone can stream, for free, MERIDIAN’s genre bending, emotionally and harmonically gripping, infectiously melodic hardcore album, The Awful Truth.
K SPARKS ALBUM SAMPLER
As the September 2nd drop date of Queens MC K Sparks’ project, “Vintage Art”, approaches, he blesses us with a wonderfully blended album sampler, courtesy of Kurser. “Vintage Art” is a breath of fresh air in a landscape of beat-heavy, storytelling light fare and will be a welcome addition to the playlist of heads everywhere.
ALEXANDER WILDWOOD “BAD BLOOD”
Singer-Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Alexander Wildwood recently came on to the scene this summer in a big way with his debut single “Summer Skin” and is quick to follow-up with a second smash, “Bad Blood” this month. Both singles are off of Wildwood’s forthcoming debut ep, scheduled for release this October.
NEW SINGLE BY KIDD KIDD
While G-Unit’s new EP, The Beauty Of Independence, currently resides as a top-five release on the iTunes chart, the Unit’s newest member, Kidd Kidd, took time to dedicate a new track, “Mr. Rogers,” to his city on the nine-year anniversary of the Hurricane (Katrina) which ravaged his hometown.
NEW VIDEO BY REDMAN
Who better then Redman and Kurupt to advocate for the “The Strongest Medicine On The Planet”? Caviar Gold’s musical compilation will feature names such as Wiz Khalifa, E-40, Kurupt, Bone, Redman, Snoop Dogg, Crooked I & Techn9ne.
STANN SMITH POSTS “FERGUSON”
Stann Smith also referred to, as “The Sober Poet” is a Hip Hop Artist/Music Producer who prides himself on not drinking alcohol, smoking, or using Drugs. He is also the Co-founder of EKOET, a subculture of individuals who refrains from using alcohol, tobacco and other recreational drugs.
THIS FLIGHT TONIGHT “LATELY”
The 3rd single from this EP now has a new animated music video which you can watch here, the song even has the guitar skills of Lorenzo Sillitto from The Temper Trap and was mastered by Universal Music, now that is sexy name dropping.
NEW VIDEO BY SYVIA
The Wild Honey Pie premiered the official music video for “Two Homes” from Brooklyn based electropop-rock group Syvia. Called “a mixture of shoegaze, electro and some old-fashioned rock swagger, the track ebbs and flows spectacularly, as it takes you along in it’s wonderful wash of noise. [The video] is like watching a hazy performance video that meshes absolutely flawlessly with the blown out sound.”
SHADOWQUEEN NEW SINGLE “BURNING”
Australian female-fronted Rock trio, Shadowqueen is set to release their brand new single Burning this September.
Formed in early 2010, Shadowqueen’s roots began with the collaboration of Robbi Zana (Lead Vocals, Bass Guitar & Keyboards) and Si Hopman (Guitar & Backing Vocals) who have played and written together in bands for years. Drummer, Alex Deegan, came into the picture in late 2009 and together the three share a compelling bond – the love of great Rock’n’Roll!
MISTER LIES ON THE FADER
Mister Lies is the multimedia project of musician, producer and performance artist Nick Zanca. He was born in Washington, D.C. in 1992 and raised in New Canaan, Connecticut. The project, named after an imaginary friend to a character in Tony Kushner’s play “Angels In America”, was established when Zanca moved to Chicago in persuit of a playwriting degree at Columbia College. His dorm-room experiments became anonymous Bandcamp releases in early 2012 before Lefse Records released his first full-length, “Mowgli”, the following year.
TV ON THE RADIO “HAPPY IDIOT”
“Happy Idiot” ignites a hearty introduction to Seeds, catapulting out of the gate with an earnestly frenetic beat over a sweet sweet chorus of resignation. One thing that remains a constant with TV on the Radio is that there is no constant, and one curveball trounces another on Seeds.
WOLF GANG RELEASE NEW SINGLE “LAY YOUR LOVE DOWN”
Wolf Gang release their new single “Lay Your Love Down” Today on Cherrytree Records. Initially formed as a solo project by London musician Max McElligott, Wolf Gang has since evolved into a full-on collaborative effort between its four members who also include Gavin Slater, James Wood and Lasse Petersen.
GARY CHERONE’S HURTSMILE TO RELEASE SOPHOMORE ALBUM
Frontman extraordinaire/songwriter Gary Cherone (Extreme/Van Halen) is proud to announce the release of the sophomore album from Hurtsmile, his collaboration with brother/guitarist Mark Cherone; RETROGRENADE will be available in North America on October 7th via Cherone’s own Slipkid Records. Following up on the band’s acclaimed self-titled debut in 2011, the fan-funded RETROGRENADE pays homage to almost every genre Cherone has excelled at in the past. Inspired by the classic rock records they grew up on, RETROGRENADE is the collective effort of Hurtsmile flexing their musical muscle.
BEAUTY IN THE SUFFERING “JULIET”
Oklahoma City based Industrial Metal band Beauty In The Suffering have released their official lyric video for their new track “Juliet (You’re Mine).” The track, originally premiering with Bloody Disgusting was written, programmed, arranged, performed, and produced by DieTrich Thrall and features drums from Chris Emery (American Head Charge).
FOREVER CAME CALLING PREMIERE NEW SONG “MAPPING WITH A SENSE OF DIRECTION”
Forever Came Calling has premiered a new song titled “Mapping with a Sense of Direction” from their upcoming album What Matters Most here. Pre-orders are also now available where fans can hear the new song. What Matters Most was engineered and produced by Kyle Black (New Found Glory, Comeback Kid) in Los Angeles and will be available everywhere October 21st. Forever Came Calling will be on the Pure Noise Records Tour this fall with label mates State Champs, Handguns, Heart to Heart, Brigades and Front Porch Step.
DONN T’s “MIDNIGHT” LYRIC VIDEO
Eclectic singer/songwriter Donn T makes a triumphant impression on the music scene with her new single “Midnight.” The first release on Donn T’s D-Tone Victorious label (distributed by MRI through RED, a division of Sony Music Entertainment,) the dramatic midtempo song is available on iTunes, Amazon and many other digital outlets today, September 2.
MARC BENJAMIN “CITY LIGHTS”
Straight off the back of his recent collaboration with Laidback Luke, Marc Benjamin has yet again hit the dance floor running with his brand new single – ‘City Lights’, released today through Mixmash Records.
With ‘City Lights’ Marc Benjamin offers up a no holds barred assault on the ears, with its driving bass line from the get go, leading to the synth laden chorus this epic slice of electro-house is set to get clubbers dancing the world over.
CHIODOS PREMIERES “3 AM” VIDEO ON POPCRUSH
Chiodos’ Bradley Bell comments, “Never has this band been so excited about a music video, it’s weird. This time we took the approach of having fun and getting everybody involved in some acting and just being their weird selves. Hopefully everyone else enjoys it as much as we did!”
SLOAN NEW ALBUM ON PITCHFORK ADVANCE
With only a week to go before Sloan releases their 11th studio album Commonwealth, fans can now get a sneak peek at the record via Pitchfork Advance. The new album, which is out on September 9th via Yep Roc Records, is a 15-song collection that sees Sloan creating one of the most unique and ambitious recordings of their two-decade-plus career.
ANDREW MCMAHON ON BUZZFEED
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness has shared his new track, “High Dive,” today with BuzzFeed. The song is from his forthcoming self-titled album, out October 14 on Vanguard Records. BuzzFeed has also featured Andrew in a profile on their site.
THE PRETTIOTS’ NEW VIDEO
Meet The Prettiots – New York’s no-nonsense ukulele wielding ‘It Girls’ and undoubtedly your next crush. Brimming with all the charm and innocence of Cher Horowitz in Clueless, but armed with the attitude and precocious wit of Winona Ryder in Heathers, this all girl three-piece arrive with glittering, indie art-pop, on their forthcoming EP.
THEOPHILUS LONDON RELEASES NEW SINGLE “TRIBES”
Theophilus London releases the Brodinski & Club Cheval-produced first single “Tribes” featuring frequent collaborator Jessie Boykins III from his upcoming VIBES! album which hits stores this fall.
Premiered on The FADER, “Tribes” is “a blaring war cry and the most grin-inducing thing London has done to date, bouncing along on a bed of finger clicks and interspersed with yells of HEY! and PRAISE!”
RICH AUCOIN PREMIERES NEW ALBUM ‘EPHEMERAL’
Ephemeral was inspired by the story of ‘The Little Prince’ (it runs in synchronization with the 1979 claymation film). This album was written to explore the same concepts and themes contained in Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s densely filled children’s novella; “themes of the ephemerality of human existence, the absurdity of life, the values placed upon the pursuit of power, wealth and knowledge,” says Aucoin. Isolation and relationships are a big focus in the book and the record and the realization that our relationships are the most important part of our short existence.
RAY J RELEASES “ATM”
Ray J’s new video for “A.T.M.” featuring Dria and Migos. The track is from his forthcoming album through his very own Knockout Entertainment.In the sexually charged new video, Ray hits the club where all the women are trying to get on him, but he has his eyes set on one special lady.