STOOKI SOUND NEW SINGLE
Having just signed to new management, Stööki Sound release a fresh banger that puts fans in high hopes for what will become of this young talented duo. “Stage Dive” has the core elements of true trap, while pushing the edge with its heavy 808s, and brings in a melody that just can’t be resisted. Featuring Los Angeles-based MC, Marky D, the single gets all of us ready to rock in the 2016. “Stage Dive” premeirs today, Wednesday December 30th, via DJBooth.net at 10 am pst.
Whether you have bought your first house, or graduated from University or just came home from jail – there is always a cause for celebration. Have fun and get ready for the new Imperial and K.I.N.E.T.I.K. album dropping in early 2016 on Illect Recordings!
THE CHAINSMOKERS NEW MIX
Musical Freedom Records is wrapping up a killer 2015 with one last volume of Musical Freedom Radio featuring none other than The Chainsmokers. Since re-inventing their mix series this time last year, the label headed by Tiësto has invited a variety of artists to showcase their own “musical freedom” in an hour-long set. The initiative gives its guests the opportunity to step outside the box of what they might typically play live. Highlights from 2015 include Oliver Heldens’ classic disco set, Bassjackers taking on house, and Don Diablo slowing it down in a chill 60-minute set. Available now for free download exclusively on Musical Freedom’s Soundcloud page.
CHECK OUT DREEZY’S “FROM NOW ON” VIDEO
Recording artist Dreezy premieres the video for the title track from her new EP “From Now On”. The gritty track features Dreezy staying true to her Southside Chicago roots, delivering unfiltered punchlines and daring others artists to battle the witty MC. Using her authentic bravado, Dreezy delivers insight into her world, painting a vivid picture of her life both before and after fame. “From Now On” follows the release of Dreezy’s “Serena” video featuring DeJ Loaf.
Alesso takes it back to the club with his brand new track “Anthem” available now as a free download and only for 24 hours. The track celebrates the end of the Swedish producer’s incredible year. It became available as New Year’s Eve hit across the globe and ends as Alesso comes off the decks at Wynn Las Vegas tonight for one of the biggest NYE events in the world, kicks off his massive new residency and heralds in a new year of brand new music and shows.
SUNNATA NEW ALBUM IN 2016
Warsaw-based magnificent heavy unit SUNNATA is back with their sophomore full-length entitled “Zorya”. Described as “deeper and heavier” by the band and largely influenced by Slavic myths, this is one record meant to cast a spell on all heavy music worshippers…
“Zorya is totally different than Climbing the colossus from top to bottom, says drummer Robert Ruszczyk about this new album. Sound, songs, atmosphere and our approach has changed and evolved towards something deeper, yet less direct. It means that Zorya is definitely heavier, but not that aggressive.”
DEVIL’S CROSSROAD NEW SINGLE
Devil’s Crossroad will release their new single, ‘Sleeping with Venus’, from their sophomore EP, Gypsy Kings, which showcases the band’s wild imagination & ‘outside the box’ musical approach to song writing and recording. Sydney Music Australia calls ‘Sleeping with Venus’ “catchy and contemporary.” The single features 2-time ARIA nominated producer & musician Matt Hills. The single will also feature mastering engineer Neville Clark, who has worked with the likes of multi-platinum selling Hilltop Hoods.
CELLUS HAMILTON RELEASES “CRITICAL CONDITION PT. 3” MIXTAPE
Instead of looking to receive a gift on his birthday, Cellus Hamilton gifts the hiphop world with Critical Condition Part 3; the final trilogy in the historic series. Boasting production from the usual heavyweights, Cellus Hamilton proves to the world that despite changing his artist name, he hasn’t changed his team or lost his lyrical ability. Sit back and enjoy the sounds of #CCPT3
NPR MUSIC’S “SONGS WE LOVE” FEATURES CALLIOPE MUSICALS’ “PARTY MASTER & THE SPACE BRIGADE”
NPR Music’s “Songs We Love” features “Austin’s boy/girl psychedelic-pop favorites” Calliope Musicals’ new track, “Party Master & the Space Brigade,” calling the band a, “…full-blown psychedelic pop carnival” and describing the track as, “a slice of electro-tinged, boisterous fun that wisely strives for nothing more.”
BIRDY RELEASES HER BRILLIANTLY ASSERTIVE NEW SINGLE ‘KEEPING YOUR HEAD UP’
The incredible B irdyis back with a brand new sound on her compelling new single “Keeping Your Head Up,” out now via Atlantic Records. The single was co-produced by Birdy and Steve Mac and has been chosen by the BBC as the sound-bed for previews of their forthcoming 2016 schedule.
ANTHRAX’S FIRST RADIO TRACK “BREATHING LIGHTNING” LANDS AT RADIO TODAY
“Breathing Lightning,” the first official track from Anthrax’s upcoming album For All Kings due out February 26 (Megaforce/North America), goes to radio today. The band’s Frank Bello, Charlie Benante and Scott Ian talk about the writing and recording of the song in this new video clip: https://youtu.be/hgMl5q0FXxE
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THE SKULX DEBUT ALBUM
Ohio’s rising rock phenoms The Skulx (feat. members of Foxy Shazam & Cadaver Dogs) recently partnered up with New Noise Magazine to exclusively stream their highly anticipated debut self-titled full length [LINK]. Thanks to Mind Over Matter Records, they are proud to finally be able to share that record with everyone today!
The nine song album features special guests from acts including Bad Rabbits, Slash & The Conspirators, Larry & His Flask, and is now available digitally through itunes, Bandcamp, Amazon, Spotify and all other major digital outlets. It can also be purchased in the form of a limited-edition deluxe vinyl LP [HERE]. The vinyl version will see a metallic silver (219 copies) or clear with black & white splatter (109 copies) pressing, contained in a die-cut jacket with a sixteen page oversize booklet, with pre-orders going live on Dec. 19. The band has released three singles, “Do What You Do”, “Suckin’ On Stars” and “Different Breed”.
OG MACO DROPS MIXTAPE
OG Maco is ringing in the new year with the release of his anticipated mixtape The Lord Of Rage streaming live via SoundCloud and his official site www.thelordofrage.com. The tape features 9 tracks including the recently released standout first single, “Ape Shit”, and features the Atlanta native’s explosive delivery over an array of production handled by long time collaborator, PHRESH PRODUCE, along with Dolan Beats and Slade Da Monsta.
If there’s a Rookie of the Year award for rappers in 2015, then Nef The Pharaoh wins and his new single “No Masturbation” is his acceptance speech. The 20-year-old Vallejo, CA rapper delivers humble boasts about dinner parties with E-40 and conversations with Drake, which he calls “the initiation of a king” before proclaiming “I fucked 2015 raw, no masturbation.” In December, Drake shouted out Nef The Pharaoh on Instagram after the two linked during the OVO general’s trip California. Later in the month, Kehlani announced Nef The Pharaoh as the special guest for her sold out Tsunami Christmas event where he performed his hit single “Big Tymin’.”
DAKIDQUENCE & DJ SBEEZ “LIMOS”
FlyLikeUs presents their artist DaKidQuence’s new music video for “Limos”, hosted by DJ Sbeez & FlyLikeUs. The video is directed by Rogelio & Nathan James. Quence & Sbeez are planning to release an EP this spring, as well as TooMuchSauce, produced by FKI. “The inspiration of the song was the anger trying to break through into the mainstream industry,” says Quence. “I’m hungry, and aiming to take over in 2016.”
KINGS OF LEON CELEBRATE THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF MUSIC CITY DURING MASSIVE FREE NEW YEAR’S EVE SHOW IN MUSIC CITY
Kings of Leon rang in the New Year in style last night with a free show designed to pay tribute to Music City’s rich history and bright future. Playing to the city they call home, Kings of Leon drew the largest crowd the city of Nashville has ever seen for any New Year’s Eve event with an unprecedented crowd of over 150K flooding lower Broadway to celebrate the New Year. The band also welcomed friends Chris Stapleton, Sugar & The Hi-Lows, The Whigs, Wild Cub and Kelsea Ballerini to perform during the concert event.
GUY VALARINO “OCEANS”
In ‘Oceans’, gentle rhythms melt under his acoustic pop tones, and that distinctive yet classic vocal remains throughout. ‘Nargis’ and ‘Woolfe’s Beach’ however, see the pace change and Valarino flit between indie folk and dynamic rock. It’s breezy, mature, heat-rending, and overwhelming all at once.
CLASSHOLE NEW SINGLE
In an advance review of the record, Rockshockpop.com celebrates, “a half hour of pure, unadulterated anger,” furthering, “there’s a strong crossover element here, blending punk and hardcore with thrash metal and even doom in a couple of spots… These guys do what they do really well…. This album is fucking awesome,” while Razorcake observes, “influences range from early hardcore to later powerviolence, with not a single dud song to speak of. Plus, how can you not love a band named CLASSHOLE? Highly recommended.”
K. SPARKS NEW ALBUM
“First single from my up coming album Seasons Theme dropping Feb 28th” – K. Sparks
GNARLY KARMA LIVE IN NYC
In a world of ever-growing music genres and subgenres it can often be a hard sell for band’s attempting to mix a lot of different influences while still keeping unique elements to their sound that make them stand out. For Long Island’s own Gnarly Karma however, this seems fairly effortless in regards to their debut album “Classic Breeze”- released via iTunes in late September of this year. Now, as the band heads into 2016, you’ll have your chance to catch them Saturday, January 23rd at New York City’s The Bitter End- 147 Bleecker St, New York, NY!
THEY CALLED HIM ZONE RELEASES ‘REFLECTIONS’ FREE DOWNLOAD DÉBUT ALBUM
Bradford’s (UK) experimental/electro act ‘They Called Him Zone’ offers his debut album creation as an entirely free download. Self-produced in a psychedelic studio basement in West Yorkshire, TCHZ produces cinematic sound-scapes incorporating a fusion of dark electronica and acoustic instruments wrapped up with lo-fi integrity and electro -pop overtones.
Championed by influential radio show BBC Introducing, They Called Him Zone is a fresh and enigmatic artist emerging upon the underground of the British electro scene.
R.I.P. ALBUM TEASER
If there’s one thing you didn’t see coming for 2016, it’s a radical heavy metal assault by Oregon’s self-proclaimed “street doomers” R.I.P.. Their rousing debut album “In The Wind” – due out this March on Totem Cat Records and illustrated by US painter Adam Burke – will make all metalheads’ hearts leap with joy. Get in the wind or get out the way…
KEVIN GATES DROPS NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR SINGLE “2 PHONES”
On New Year’s Day, Bread Winners’ Association artist Kevin Gates released the new music video for his single, “2 Phones” from his massively anticipated debut album ISLAH (pronounced EES-lah) which arrives JANUARY 29TH. The video was directed by Jon J (Rick Ross, Wale) and is currently streaming at Gates’ official YouTube Channel.
“WHO ARE YOU?” VIDEO
An accomplished pianist and violinist, London-based Hayley picked up the keys aged a very young 4 years old. Waiting for the right moment to pen the album she’d spent her life waiting to record, Hayley retreated to the solitude of a French hamlet.
“I was resolved to redress the balance, and get a piece of me back”, she says of that time. First-written was ‘Blood And Bone’, before Hayley returned to London for more writing and recording, involving the ubiquitous creative overnights in the studio. “During that time music was just pouring out of me,and capturing it in the recording studio was the most rewarding thing I’ve ever done.”