SHIFT K3Y NEW SINGLE “GONE MISSING” FEAT. BB DIAMOND
Producer, singer, DJ, and instrumentalist Shift K3Y returns with his brand new release “Gone Missing,” a single which speaks volumes of talent, and truly focuses on the sheer passion Lewis Jankel has for the music that he creates. The sound is very much of the moment, a return to Jankel’s electronic roots, and a true dose of UK Garage. The single makes its global premiere today via THUMP.
ALLIE X RELEASES FIRST UK EP ‘CATCH’
Since Allie X appeared online in 2014, the Toronto-born, LA-based artist’s radio-ready electronic pop and bold visual style have caused waves internationally. Time magazine called ‘Catch’ a “perfect pop debut single” while Pitchfork likened it to “a shot of adrenaline straight to the chest”. Even Princess of Pop, Katy Perry jumped on board calling ‘Catch’ her “summer jam”, and tweeting it to her 50M Followers.
PRINCE FOX’S NEW SINGLE “I DON’T WANNA LOVE YOU” FEATURING MELODY NOEL OUT
“I Don’t Wanna Love You” has already drummed up considerable buzz. In a special preview, YourEDM pegged it as the “Future pop hit of the year.” Meanwhile, the track received its live debut during PRINCE FOX’s packed pre-Halloween set at Webster Hall in New York City. The song itself fuses a propulsive and powerful dance floor energy with a soulful and soaring hook. It’s a true anthem from the critically acclaimed New York artist and producer.
ARONCHUPA NEW SINGLE
Rising Swedish hit maker AronChupa returns with his latest single ‘Fired Cuz I Was Late,’ out now. As the follow-up to his viral hit ‘I’m An Albatraoz,’ which hit Double Platinum across the board and has collectively streamed more than 550 million times, AronChupa’s second single continues his trend for fun and infectious dance music with a sharp pop twist.
LEON BRIDGES SONG “SO LONG”
Columbia Records R&B artist and singer songwriter Leon Bridges is proud to announce that his song “So Long”, from the highly anticipated motion picture Concussion starring Will Smith, is now available for sale on digital retailers. Will Smith treated audiences to a special sneak peek of the track on his Facebook page earlier this morning.
Stream “So Long” here:
TYGA RELEASES NEW SINGLE “HAPPY BIRTHDAY” FOR KYLIE JENNER
TYGA serves up his new single “Happy Birthday” on all digital retailers today through Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records.
DIGG PREMIERE NEW ALBUM ON GRATEFUL WEB
The group has recently supported acts such as Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, The Main Squeeze, George Porter Jr. of The Meters, Orgone, Soul Rebels, The Revivalists, The Delta Saints and Mike Dillon.
ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER NEW TRACK ‘STICK IT TO THE MAN’
Billboard.com also premiered new track, ‘Stick It To The Man,’ taken from the School of Rock: The Musical, original cast recording, which will be released on December 4th–the eve of opening night. Watch the cast perform it at Gramercy earlier this year HERE.
BRAVES NEW SINGLE
Australian Surf-Punk group Braves shared their newest single, “Dropout”, over at Consequence of Sound last Friday, the 20th. The rowdy slacker anthem comes hot on the heels of their other new track, “Get It Right”, which Braves previewed for their fans over Rolling Stone Australia just a little over a week ago.
“It’s a ferocious punk anthem, complete with snark and plenty of vicious screams.” – Dusty Henry, Consequence of Sound
RÜFÜS DU SOL DEBUT LATEST OFFERING ‘INNERBLOOM’
Today, live electronic golden boys RÜFÜS DU SOL have announced the release date and tracklisting for their sophomore album ‘Bloom’ along with its third offering ‘Innerbloom’.
CARLY RAE JEPSEN RELEASES HER VERSION OF WHAM!’S HOLIDAY CLASSIC
Multi-platinum, GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen releases “Last Christmas” today at all digital partners. Produced by Ben Romans, check out Jepsen’s version of the WHAM! ‘80s Christmas classic HERE.
JAY WATTS RELEASES NEW SINGLE “HOW YOU FEEL”
The song itself is just as vibrant as his signature multi-colored half-moon fedoras. Produced by Reefa [Lil Wayne, Rick Ross], 12 Keys, Paul Ruess, and WATTS himself, it’s a lush and lively anthem steeped in soul and style that properly heralds his arrival.
FEMME VIDEO “GOLD”
And FEMME says; “This is another video straight out of the FEMME Factory. Made with the same group of friends that have been involved with all our other output so far. Like with every video I’ve made I wanted to create something with such a strong visual identity that the imagery would stick with the viewers even when they hear the song in isolation. Inspired by The Supremes and coupled with a blow dry my nan would be proud of. It’s an insight into my glitter filled life with a gang of Bullet Girls i couldn’t be without.”
KRISTA POLVERE RELEASES NEW SINGLE
Melbourne based alt-country siren Krista Polvere returns from an international hiatus with the release of her new single Shut Up and Ride on November 27.
The single is the first taste of Polvere’s new self-titled album due for release early in 2016. Both single and album were recorded in Virginia, USA, and produced by producer/artist Brian Elijah Smith. The recordings were made over an intense period in a basement studio fuelled by an intense relationship between the pair resulting in an album of rare emotional vulnerability and fire.
MONICA REVEALS ALBUM COVER ARTWORK AND TRACK LIST FOR CODE RED
Grammy award winning songstress, Monica reveals album cover artwork and track list for her highly anticipated eighth studio album, CODE RED , available for pre-sale on November 20 and in stores on December 18, 2015. Fans who pre-order CODE RED will receive an instant download of her current single “Just Right For Me” featuring Lil Wayne and the album’s title track, “Code Red.”
“Each time I complete an album it’s a milestone that I in no way take lightly. CODE RED embodies my love for true music and an art form that has touched many over the years. As we move closer to its release, this cover speaks volumes as to how I feel. Empowered. Motivated. Dedicated. I’m fully immersed in this necessary movement for R&B Music. There’s no greater feeling than doing what you love with authenticity. I give you CODE RED ”
AKON & MATOMA TEAM UP FOR NEW TRACK “STICK AROUND”
The feel-good, ‘tropical house’ single is available:
NEW CARNIVAL ‘WHERE YOU YOU WANNA GO?’ EP
The EP was recorded and produced by the band in their home-made bedroom studio, set-up with a little help from Grammy Award-winning producer Hugh Padgham (Phil Collins, XTC, The Police), who came onboard after meeting Max’s Mother while buying kitchen knives (obviously!). It blends catch guitar riffs and grooving baselines with a balance of sultry lyrics and a carefree attitude.
THREESOUND NEW SINGLE
Threesound, a Virginia based quartet, seamlessly merges various genres of music to create something fresh. Through eclectic and lyrical songwriting, soulful grooves and soaring guitars, they deliver an organically original sound filled with fat backbeats and smooth sensibilities. Catchy songs that encompass rock, jazz, funk, pop, fusion and dance, Threesound brings the groove.
In addition to being interviewed on Dead.net and topping the ReverbNation Rock chart in Winchester, Virginia for over a year, music festival magazine Appalachian Jamwich describes Threesound with “Grooves that make you wanna dance, smooth instrumentals and Sublime like vocals.”
NEW YORK DUO LION BABE NEW SINGLE “WHERE DO WE GO”
On the heels of selling out their first headlining Los Angeles show and opening for Disclosure at the iconic Madison Square Gardens, New York duo LION BABE, composed of Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodman, release their new single “Where Do We Go”.
ATLAS GENIUS COVERS THE WEEKND’S “THE HILLS”
Atlas Genius has released a haunting cover of The Weeknd’s #1 hit single “The Hills.” Entertainment Weekly premiered the track, calling it a “wild…brooding, sleek cover.”
Listen to Atlas Genius’ cover of The Weeknd’s “The Hills”:
VAN DAMSEL SHARE NEW SINGLE
In advance of their self titled debut (February 19, 2016), British Columbia’s Van Damsel have released the lead single “Sophia”. It’s a playful pop number, that clocks in at the exact perfect time of 3:24, a “golden runtime” in the eyes of the pop gatekeepers. Featuring a delayed, sparkle guitar that would make any blissed-out member of a band in the 1970s jealous, the track is brimming with more hooks than an attic in Hellraiser.
HARMONIC HEROES “I LOST MY KEYS” FREE DOWNLOAD
Rising star Harmonic Heroes has been putting his name behind some remarkable efforts in recent months and he’s piled up impressive productions such as: ‘One 3’, ‘When I Met You’, ‘Shady People EP’ and ‘Roses Remix’.
DANNY L HARLE RELEASES DEBUT EP
Today London native Danny L Harle has unveiled his much anticipated Broken Flowers EP via PC Music / Ultra Music. The EP is an impressive 4 track bundle that pays homage to 90’s classic dance tracks such as Haddaway’s “What Is Love”, Corona’s “Rhythm Is A Dancer”, and video game composers such as Koji Kondo.
“HANUKKAH IN THE VILLAGE”
New Yorker Rachael Sage will herald the holiday season with her charming new holiday song “Hanukkah in the Village.” It’s the most wonderful, magical time of the year, thanks to the lights, the festive decor, and the general upbeat spirit of the season, and this song certainly captures the energy of the holidays.
The song premiered via Yahoo! Music, listen here.
J.KWEST ALBUM STREAM
J.Kwest is an emcee; an Emmy-Award winning performer; a writer and contributor to the Huffington Post, and a pastor: truly one of the good guys in Chicago hip hop. He’s also 1/2 of the group Verbal Kwest, and makes dope, refreshing music that is both inspiring and challenging…and fun. J has been featured in Rolling Out and N’Digo magazines; on Dr. Maya Angelou’s Oprah & Friends radio station and at the Children’s Defense Fund; Urban Ministries International has named him “Living Black History.” It’s time you met him.
MONEY NEW SINGLE
MONEY have premiered their epic, soaring number ‘I’ll be the Night’ on Stereogum today. You can listen to it here.
In 2013, MONEY released their acclaimed debut album The Shadow Of Heaven, following only a handful of concerts that felt more like communions in out-of-the-way venues, advertised only by word-of-mouth. The record sounded similarly crafted – all haunted melody and atmosphere, invested with an unusually ambitious and uncompromising lyrical zeal. This was a band that invested as much in what they meant as how they sounded.
ENYA SHARES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “ECHOES IN RAIN”
“With her serene effortless voice and lulling orchestral arrangements… [Dark Sky Island] features the lush strings, harps, and choral arrangements you’d expect to find on any Enya work of proper form.” – New York Times
WHO IS FANCY’S NEW SINGLE “BOYS LIKE YOU” FEATURING ARIANA GRANDE & MEGHAN TRAINOR AVAILABLE NOW
Celebrating the arrival of “Boys Like You,” WHO IS FANCY, ARIANA GRANDE, and MEGHAN TRAINOR will perform the song together live for the first time at tonight’s season finale episode of Dancing With The Stars on ABC. Be sure to tune in at 9pm local time. It’s bound to be nothing short of epic.
CLUB 8 “SKIN”
With the new album “Pleasure” just released this Friday Club 8 now offers a dark, beautifully twisted and slightly David Lynch-esque video for their recent single.
THE CHAINSMOKERS & TRITONAL PREMIERE SOULCYCLE THEMED VIDEO FOR NEW TRACK “UNTIL YOU WERE GONE”
DJ/producer duo The Chainsmokers have officially premiered their new video with Tritonal for their single “Until You Were Gone” – check it out HERE. The video follows Drew and Alex as they hilariously compete with fellow DJ/producers Chad and David from Tritonal for the affection of SoulCycle instructor Karyn Nesbit.
TROYE SIVAN RELEASES “YOUTH” LYRIC VIDEO
Troye Sivan recently played his first ever live shows on handful of sold out dates across the U.S. to critics’ unanimous praise. According to The Boston Globe, “…it was apparent the 20-year-old musician will be playing larger rooms and to bigger crowds sooner rather than later.” Due to demand, Troye returns to bigger stages next year with a 22-city headlining tour which kicks off in Canada in February and continues throughout the U.S. into March.
MIXMAG COMES TO THE USA
Groundbreaking UK electronic music media company Mixmag is officially announcing its launch in the US. Off the back of a hugely successful launch event in New York this past Thursday, Mixmag is opening its doors for business with offices in both New York City and Los Angeles. With a view on building partnerships, events, and their editorial arm in America, Mixmag will be extending their reach into all aspects of music media and leveraging their considerable audience. In a time when the future of so many media companies within the electronic sphere is uncertain, Mixmag’s authenticity and creativity has allowed them to take a big step forward and enter the highly competitive US market.
CURREN$Y RELEASES NEW VIDEO FOR HIT TRACK “BOULDERS”
#Boulders is the third visual released off of the forthcoming 2nd studio album from @CurrenSy_Spitta.
ST LOUIS JAZZ RADIO
Today St. Louis music lovers have a new way to hear their favorite style of contemporary jazz music with the fresh design of pure-play: Groove Jazz Radio online — a station that “breaks the rules” to fit the mood.
Get your groove back now when you: (1) LISTEN to Groove Jazz Radio’s website for free at www.theroots.fm, on free apps available via iTunes or Google Play stores. (2) FOLLOW their social media news. Simply “Like” Groove Jazz Radio for all your contemporary jazz news updates on Facebook and “Follow” the station on Twitter.
PANDORA RELEASES 2015 TOP THUMB HUNDRED
Pandora (NYSE:P), the world’s largest music discovery platform, today released the 100 most thumbed up songs of 2015. Like Pandora listeners themselves, the Top Thumb Hundred reflects a wide range of music. Pop divas Taylor Swift and Beyoncé, crooners Sam Smith and John Legend, hip hop’s Rich Homie Quan, Fetty Wap, Drake (and yes, Meek Mill), even legendary artists Lynyrd Skynyrd and Ben E. King made the list. To listen to full Thumb Hundred mixtape, click here.
U2 iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE TOUR RETURNS TO PARIS
U2 will return to Paris in early December to play their two concerts postponed from earlier in November. The new dates – Sunday, December 6th and Monday, December 7th at the Accorhotels Arena in Bercy – are confirmed by Live Nation today. Tickets for the previously scheduled November 14th performance will be valid for the December 6th event. Tickets for the previously scheduled November 15th performance will be valid for the December 7th event. Complete ticket information below.
Speaking from Dublin ahead of tonight’s opening night of U2’s four-night run in their hometown, Bono commented: “So much that was taken from Paris on the tragic night of November 13th is irreplaceable. For one night, the killers took lives, took music, took peace of mind – but they couldn’t steal the spirit of that city. It’s a spirit our band knows well and will try to serve when we return for the postponed shows on December 6th and 7th. We’re going to put on our best for Paris.”
“I SAW YOUR FACE”
Strange Faces is a four piece rock band from Chicago, IL, originating as the solo project of David Miller in 2013. Delivering lo-fi punk rock with 60s pop hooks, the band now consists of frontman David Miller, guitarist Taylor Walters, bassist Phillip Valdez and drummer Ben Leach. Their debut album “Stonerism” is out this December via Autumn Tone Records. The album was mixed and mastered by Cadien James of Twin Peaks.
RATBOYS ALBUM STREAM
Hailing from Chicago and its South Suburbs, the members of Ratboys have no qualms scurrying through the streets to meet up and make music. What started out as a spacey, acoustic two-piece playing secret shows in dorm rooms, has morphed into a post-country foursome that simply cannot deny the power of rodent rock. They recorded their debut, AOID at The Owlery in Chicago, released earlier this year on Topshelf Records.
The California hardcore band Lionheart has released a music video for “Pain”, their first new song in over two years. The song comes from Love Don’t Live Here, the band’s new full-length album that will be available worldwide on January 22nd and premiered exclusively on Loudwire.com.