GOON BAGS “OLYMPUS”
Closing their massive year with one last banger, Goon Bags have brought forth “Olympus.” Packed with gargantuan trap vibes that don’t sacrifice musicality, “Olympus” is an exemplary display of the trails Goon Bags are blazing, always pushing the boundaries of genre for bass bin-rattling results. Make sure you cop the free download via EDM.com’s Artist Intelligence Agency and watch out for the Goons in 2015.
NEW VIDEO BY WORDSMITH
An intimate track about the love we seek to keep us warm when reality gets cold. Life can feel like a frigid day in winter but with a little Coco we can keep warm and weather the storm. Wordsmith’s metaphor for Coco is the love of a good woman, revealing how she can change a man’s life so profoundly with her devotion.
DARKNESS DIVIDED PREMIERE “ETERNAL THIRST”
Devout metal band DARKNESS DIVIDED have partnered with Decibel Magazine to release the latest video for ‘Eternal Thirst’, from their heralded debut album Written In Blood. The release from the San Antonio quartet pushed the experimental envelope and gave the world of heavy music a much needed stir, with a sound so vicious you’d think it was sent from a less-than-heavenly place.
AFIKA NX UNVEILS OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO “RAT TAT TAT”
“Life keeps beating on your bones,” declares Afika Nx in his delightfully catchy, yet powerfully poignant new single, “Rat Tat Tat.” And, whether or not he sings from experience, Afika Nx is beating on the door of the music industry with his satisfying blend of Hip-Hop, Rock and Reggae.
“Rat Tat Tat” showcases Afika’s rhythmic vocals, as well as his impressive ability to layer sounds, defy genres and pen thought-provoking lyrics.
LEE GREENWOOD SET TO PERFORM AT 2015 BRIDGESTONE NHL WINTER CLASSIC
America’s most-beloved patriot Lee Greenwood is set to perform his award-winning anthem “God Bless The USA” during the second intermission of the National Hockey League’s 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® featuring the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals on Jan. 1, 2015, which will be held at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. The annual, outdoor celebration of hockey will be televised live nationally on NBC in the U.S. and on CBC and TVA in Canada at 1 p.m. ET on New Year’s Day.
“Performing ‘God Bless The USA’ is always special and meaningful in different ways depending on what the event is,” says Greenwood. “Getting to perform it at the NHL Winter Classic for the first time is a thrill for me, and I can’t wait to get on the ice.”
TARTU POPI JA ROKI INSTITUUT NEW VIDEO
Prepping for their first U.S. tour of select cities in January, and the March U.S. release of their third album, Estonian indie pop collective Tartu Popi ja Roki Instituut release a video for the song “Marienbad”. Taken from the album of the same name, “Marienbad” was directed by fellow Estonian Jaak Kilmi (Revolution Of Pigs, Disco and Atomic War) and features the band in homage to silent films. In the next two weeks, Tartu Popi ja Roki Instituut will perform for the first time in the United States, with shows in NYC, Chicago, and Minneapolis.
NEW ALBUM BY JUSKWAM
The brand new album “JusKwam aka The Solution” is co-produced by @ProProspek and @dublamusic at Inner Recess studio in New Orleans.
The Houston-based emcee @Juskwam gets help from featured artists Suave, Elespee, Yuri Jones and more to cultivate his revolutionary sound. In the spirit of resistance of such hip-hop groups as Public Enemy and Dead Prez; Juskwam uses his music as a platform to uplift disenfranchised communities.
SKRILLEX AND DIPLO ON TIMEOUT.COM
This week Time Out New York covers EDM demigods Skrillex and Diplo and we’ve got an up close interview with the two! Skrillex and Diplo dish on the New York club scene, their collaboration and even about their upcoming New Year’s Eve Bash at Madison Square Garden.
NEW SINGLE BY MIND VICE
Continuing their recent creative rampage through the jungles of 2014 into the New Year, the rock quadruped, known only as Mind Vice, will be moving and shaking speaker cones and audiences alike with the release of their new single, “Consumer Nation.”
Together with its accompanying B-side “The Profit,” “Consumer Nation” is as much social commentary as it is head-banging material. “It’s a reflection on what makes America a consumer nation, and on the mindset necessary to succeed in a consumer nation,” according to vocalist Walter O’Toole. Mind Vice backs up the theme with crushing riffs and primal grooves, a musical beast lurking under the surface of the lyrics, speaking to the animal inside the human mind, waiting to be unleashed.
KOR CAPITAL DIRECTS NEW VIDEO FOR BRIMZ
Kor Capital is at it again, taking over the west with visuals! This time, Kor Capital films the eye candy for his client BRIMZ, check out “Monster” below.
Kor Capital is an American Music Video Director/Editor from Phoenix, Arizona.Beginning his career in 2012, he began taking photos and filming videos for localrecording artists around the Phoenix Metropolitan Valley. Shortly after developing agroup of regular clients, a cult of followers and a growing buzz, Kor gave birth to thebrand; Captial Visions Co. or CVC. The CVC brand is most notable for ‘Doing the mostwith the least,’ as in taking any size budget project, large or low, and turning it intosomething truly aesthetically appealing for the viewer.