ETNIK “UNCLASSIFIED” VIDEO
Etnik’s latest EP, Unclassified, is out today via OWSLA / Bitclap. This EP dives into the unexplored side of techno, including a collaboration with rapper Mykki Blanco on the title track. Watch the official video for “Unclassified” below.
KHARY DURGAN NEW VIDEO “THE GIVING TREE”
Khary Durgans returns today with his new video “The Giving Tree”, premiering as the first installment of All Def Digital’s new series The Signal*. “The Giving Tree”, directed by Durgans, takes it’s name and metaphoric value from the popular children’s story by Shel Silverstein. The video serves as a mission statement for the risk an artist is willing to take to maintain individuality. “When I die, and they bury me in earth, I just hope a greater plant was planted first, so you can take from me, so you can take from me, so you can take from me.” raps Durgans on the hook.
SOILWORK GETS A RECORD DEAL
Swedish melodic death metal front-runners SOILWORK are pleased to announce their recent signing with Breaking Bands LLC for management! Breaking Bands LLC is directed and founded by the powerhouse team of Testament vocalist and co-manager Chuck Billy, Adrenaline PR CEO Maria Ferrero, and former MegaForce Records and Crazed Management owners Jon and Marsha Zazula.
Chuck Billy states, “I remember finding this band called SOILWORK while browsing on my computer and was hooked on them from the first listen. I soon became friends with them and wanted us to tour together with Testament. I am so thrilled to now be working with the band so many years later. I see great things to come in the near future. Let the good times roll.”
LANDLADY COVERS NINA SIMONE
Today, Landlady is releasing their new collaboration with Rubblebucket: a cover of Nina Simone’s “Be My Husband.” In their take, Landlady’s Adam Schatz and Rubblebucket’s Kalmia Trevor bring their respective singular voices to the sparse, powerful classic. The track premiered via Stereogum, who called the cover “excellent,” highlighting that “the male vocal [puts] a new spin on the haunting qualities of the original.”
TWICEYOUNG NEW SINGLE “SEPERATE YOU”
“Upon first listen, the three-piece, Nashville-based band TWICEYOUNG has a seemingly happy, electronic pop aesthetic, but listening the second time around reveals much darker undertones. We first stumbled upon the Bonnie and Clyde-esque video for their single “Uncover,” and now are pleased to introduce the band’s second single, “Separate You,” from their forthcoming sophomore EP, Prefer You.” – NYLON
FUTURE PUNX “SPIKE TRAIN” VIDEO
Future Punx are Brooklyn’s preeminent Post-Wave ensemble; Future Punx are humanoids that come together to create energetic, catchy, danceable and thought provoking music. “Post-Wave” is their personalized genre/state-of-being, which indicates a wide ranging pallet of sonic possibility, combining elements of punk, post-punk, new wave, disco, funk, and pop with modern electronics, visuals and lyrical concerns.
IN THIS MOMENT RELEASES “SICK LIKE ME” OFFICIAL VIDEO
In This Moment has released the official video for “Sick Like Me,” the first single off the band’s upcoming album, Black Widow, out November 17th. The band will embark on the “Black Widow Tour,” kicking off with a performance at Knotfest this Saturday. Catch In This Moment on Stage 003 at 4:20 PM this Saturday, 10/25.
SWEARING AT MOTORISTS ALBUM STREAM
After an eight-year sabbatical of sorts, former Secretly Canadian mainstay Swearing At Motorists has returned to the musical fray with a new album and live dates. The band has resurfaced in Hamburg, Germany, with a new album titled While Laughing, The Joker Tells The Truth, to be released on October 21, 2014 on Anton Newcombe’s label, A Recordings Ltd (home of Brian Jonestown Massacre, Dirty Beaches, Magic Castles and more). The entire album is streaming now online here:
JACK GARRATT HEAR SON LUX REMIX “I COULDN’T WANT YOU ANYWAY”
Without question the UK’s Jack Garratt has been one of the breakthrough debut artists of 2014. His release of his 1st EP, Remnants, has earned kudos from the world’s internet media & beyond. To tie the knot on this release, there will be a special repackage of the EP with remixes of each track. The version of the EP will be called the Remnix EP out October 28.
LILY & MADELEINE’S SOPHOMORE ALBUM FUMES NOW STREAMING
Lily & Madeleine’s sophomore album, Fumes, is now streaming in full exclusively at NPR Music. Of the record, the site praises, “Fumes is a misleading record, the way a masterfully performed dance is misleading: It looks easy only because the complexities behind it are unfathomable to outsiders. There’s a borderlessness to Lily & Madeleine that leans from seamlessly natural to mesmerizingly preternatural, hinting at deeper forces at work than skill and practice.”
CIMORELLI NEW VIDEO
Cimorelli shot to fame and gained a legion of fans by performing pop hits-of-the-day on their YouTube channel. Now, the Cimorelli sisters which include Christina, Katherine, Lisa, Amy, Lauren and Dani, range in age from 14-24 years old, went from winning Ryan Seacrest’s Bieber-Off, which led them to break Billboard’s Top 10 on the social charts landing them amongst icons like JLo and Nicki Minaj, to now releasing their fourth EP Renegade on October 28th, 2014 through a unique partnership between Universal Island Records and Awesomeness TV.
WATCH LIFE LEONE’S OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “IS THIS LOVE”
The MuseBox today announced that Life Leone will embark on a cross-country tour of the United States this fall in support of his highly acclaimed debut EP, Comes Crashing In (via Wild Farm Records). According to music blog Free Bike Valet, Comes Crashing In features a “rougher brand of indie rock, filled with swooning overtones blurred with dusty fuzz.”
“BREATHING” VIDEO PREMIERES AT BAEBLE MUSIC
Faded Paper Figures released Relics, last month via Shorthand Records and are now proud to present the first video from the album. “Breathing” is a sultry synth vision of a hieroglyphic future and Baeble Music debuted the clip this morning saying, “Set to their catchy, electronica drenched song… The synth-pop trio’s new video takes you away to another land, filled with black lights, neon, and a nod to ancient Egypt.”
P.O.D. SIGNS GLOBAL RECORDING AGREEMENT WITH T-BOY/UMe
Multi-platinum Southern California alternative metal band P.O.D. (Payable On Death) has signed an exclusive, worldwide recording contract with T-Boy Records and Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), with global distribution via UMGD. The acclaimed San Diego band’s first release under the new agreement will be a new acoustic album, SoCal Sessions, on November 17. Available now for preorder via PledgeMusic and Amazon, P.O.D.’s first-ever acoustic album features 12 newly recorded unplugged versions of the band’s top hits and other standouts, including “Youth of the Nation” and “Alive.”
KENDRICK LAMAR HOOKS UP WITH THE NBA
“i” will be the musical backdrop for the start of the 2014-2015 NBA regular season. A series of promotional videos will be aired throughout the beginning of the season featuring Kendrick’s recent single.
DARYL’S HOUSE PRESENTS: HALL-OWEEN & OATES
Legendary performers Daryl Hall & John Oates have teamed up with Live Nation and Yahoo to live stream their sold out Halloween night concert live from Daryl’s House in Pawling, NY officially titled “Daryl’s House Presents:
Hall-oween & Oates.” The special performance marks the public opening of Daryl’s House, where “Live from Daryl’s House” is filmed. This is one of 365 concerts to stream live over a 12-month period on the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen.
Fans can tune in on October 31, 2014 at 6pm PT here:
BAS DROPS THE VIDEO FOR HIS NEW TRACK “MOOK IN NEW MEXICO”
Dreamville / Intecope Records artist Bas has been working at a frenzied pace this year. With a slew of records released, his Last Winter project, and continuous touring, the recent J Cole signee has certainly made his impression. Bas strives to push himself and his songs to new levels as he continues to plug away. He is currently touring with Ab-Soul on the These Days Tour.
THE SHIVAS NEW ALBUM STREAM
The Shivas’ fourth LP, You Know What To Do, is due out next Tuesday on Olympia-based label K and on cassette via Burger Records. In advance of its release, KEXP is streaming the full album, giving fans a sneak peek at the band’s new collection of fuzzy, energetic surf-rock jams.
20 EYES PREMIERE NEW SINGLE “OTHER LOVER”
Alternative rock trio 20 Eyes have premiered their new single “Other Lover.” The track is available to stream on music blog The Record Stache and the band’s Soundcloud page.
“I had never been in a situation like it,” singer Wolf Bradley explained about the lyrics. “I was thrown into some sort of odd love triangle. This girl had everything; brains, personality, sense of humor, looks. Little did I know she was dating another guy as well. I decided to embrace the circumstance and enjoy whatever time we had. This piece of music just kind of fell out of me after it was all over. This song is about a girl who two-timed me and I don’t care.”
BILLBOARD PREMIERES OLIVIA SOMERLYN’S “PARACHUTE”
Olivia Somerlyn is proud to announce Billboard’s premiere of her new music video “Parachute,” now live on Billboard.com. “Parachute” was co-written and produced by the multitalented Nick Jonas after a studio session with Somerlyn that she refers to as “magic.” The song is now in heavy rotation on Sirius XM Hits 1, the biggest top 40 station in the US, as well as regional radio stations across the country.
CLEAN BANDIT & JESS GLYNNE “REAL LOVE”
The British acts behind the masterful collaboration “Rather Be” – Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne – unveil a stunning new video for their latest, “Real Love,” self-produced (once again) by Jack Patterson (Clean Bandit) during their recent North American tour in Los Angeles. The track has already had over 1.6 million audio plays and was honoured as “Track of the Day” on BBC’s Radio 1 last week.
TOM LARK “SOMETHING TO TELL YOU”
Tom Lark’s latest video for his single “Something To Tell You” is currently featured as a Vimeo staff pick. With a retro flare, the video imitates a 1970’s recording session, equipped with all the quirky dress and dance moves that the song craves. Lark released this track as part of his debut self-titled EP on Universal Records. The compilation is saturated in moronic genius, showcasing Larks adorable wit and charm, blended with an uncompromising and endless pop imagination.
COLD FRONTS PREMIERES FIRST SINGLE “HIT ME”
Philly-based indie rock band Cold Fronts have announced plans for their forthcoming EP, ‘Forever,’ which is set for release on November 4th via Sire Records (Warner Music Group), as well as upcoming tour dates. The band also premiered the lyric video for “Hit Me”- the first cut off the 4-track EP – today on EARMILK.COM. “Hit Me” is now available for purchase (along with the EP pre-order) at iTunes.
MEGHAN TRAINOR NEW SINGLE “LIPS ARE MOVIN”
Meghan Trainor continues her breakout year with the release of brand new single “Lips Are Movin.” Shazam offered a First Listen and MTV premiered the song last week at:
JOHN ONDRASIK “ALL FOR ONE” SNIPPET
Grammy Award-nominated artist John Ondrasik, aka Five For Fighting, created a new song specifically for the 100th episode of “HAWAII FIVE-0.” The song, titled “All For One,” will premiere within the broadcast of the milestone episode, Friday, November 7 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. “All For One” will also be available through iTunes on November 7.
T.I. SPEAKS ON MARRIAGE WITH TINY ON “THE REAL” ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21
Star of VH1’s “The Family Hustle,” and superstar rapper/actor, T.I., drops by “The Real” to talk about his new album, “Paperwork.” He addresses rumors surrounding his marriage and shares why his beautiful wife, Tiny, was “the one.” T.I. keeps it fun as he puts his drawing skills to the test while playing a game of “HipHoptionary!”
CAZZETTE’S NEW SINGLE “BLIND HEART”
Stockholm breakouts turned Billboard-chart toppers, Cazzette, today released its funky new single, “Blind Heart,” on PRMD sub-label, Icons. “Blind Heart” is an upbeat, groovy track laced with hard-hitting beats and soulful vocals by producer/songwriter TERRI B! The track blends elements of house and electro with dance-inducing electronic beats. Fuse is premiering “Blind Heart” today, which is now available on Spotify.