THE HOOCHIE COOCHIE MEN RELEASE NEW SINGLE “THINGS I KNOW”
New York based folk-blues rock band The Hoochie Coochie Men releases their new single, “Things I Know”. This single is the latest single off of the band’s EP Big Blue Tree, which is set to release in January 2015. This single was recently premiered on GroundSounds where they said the song was “a fresh take on classic folk & americana and showcases the band’s impressive musicianship.”
NEW SINGLE BY MAHD
“I swear they don’t make ’em like me no more” proclaims Detroit rapper MAHD on his loose single, “Raptizm,” which debuts via HipHopDX. What makes “Raptizm” stand-out is the dichotomy between MAHD’s gruff vocals and urgent delivery with the lush production by Jeff Gore. Amid a soaring sample of a choir, MAHD calls out a host of individuals. “Normally when I hear a track that I like, the beat gives me the inspiration and subject matter follows,” MAHD explains. “I’ve watched almost every rap battle ever, so that competitive part of the culture is definitely in me.”
R5 PREMIERES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “SMILE” ON MTV & MTV.COM
To wrap up an incredible year of sold out shows around the world, R5 is ending 2014 with the video premiere of their new track, “Smile,” off their upcoming sophomore album due out in early 2015.
“This is really a video for our fans,” says Ross Lynch. “We wanted to thank them for supporting us all year and to give them something that will make them smile.”
LION BABE TO JOIN THE ROOTS FOR A MULTI-STOP TOUR
New York duo LION BABE is preparing to hit the road for a five stop tour of the United States west coast, opening for The Roots on four of the five stops, starting December 27 at Oakland, CA’s Fox Theater, and running through January 2 at Los Angeles, CA’s The Sayers Club, with stops in Seattle, WA (The Showbox Dec. 28 and 29) and Santa Ana, CA (Jan. 1).
NEW SINGLE BY ZUSE
Atlanta-based Jamaican hip hop artist, Zuse (@iamzuse), dropped his newest project Illegal Immigrant this afternoon. The project, his 3rd in 2014, contains 14 new tracks, including hits Dirty Sprite ft Ricky Blow, Heat ft. OG Macoand What You Gon’ Do Bout It ft. T.I.,Trae The Truth & Spodee.
FREE EP BY MICHAEL MENERT
The “Godfather of Electro-Soul” Michal Menert has finally released his highly praised Elements EP as a free digital download. The album was released earlier in 2014 but only available in it’s original vinyl format through Menert’s own label, Super Best Records. For the first time, fans can download and enjoy Elements without having to fire up the record player.
NEW VIDEO BY FURYON
“These Four Walls“, a brand new video from UK rockers FURYON, premiered by CLASSIC ROCK today, can be viewed below. The track is taken from the band’s forthcoming second album, “Lost Salvation“, which is to be released on January 26th, 2015 in UK/EUROPE via Dream Records/Cargo Records and feature 10 new killer songs. The album will be available in stores and at all popular digital outlets. US/Canada release date to follow.
NEW ALBUM BY INCOLORS SUMMER 2015
Incolors, a young music project that blurs the lines between progressive and contemporary popular music, recently announced the release date of their upcoming album. “The Unchained” will be in stores on June 1st, 2015.