Vansire’s “Postal Codes”
Vansire was created by Josh Augustin and Sam Winemiller in the summer of 2015. The two had just finished their junior and senior year of high school, respectively, having spent most of high school playing together in many settings. Their first musical interaction was on their school’s drumline in their pep band, and they went on to play in the school’s symphonic winds band, pit orchestras, and jazz band.
“CELLPHONE” Taahrr Video
Rolling through with premium nighttime vibes, Taahrr breaks off an anthem in “CELLPHONE,” a sexy and visually appealing music video experience backed with silk-smooth RnB that establishes him as the next player from NYC you need in your contacts. The Jon Pan and Chop Suey Films-directed video takes you on a ride-along with Taahrr through Brooklyn on a Summer night, tailing his affairs conducted by the way of his phone.
Paul Bergmann “100 Years” Official Video at Buzzbands LA
Paul Bergmann will release his debut full-length album, Stars And Streams, on August 26. The album is the follow up to the criticially acclaimed Romantic Thoughts EP out now on Fairfax Recordings. Buzzbands LA has premiered the official music video for “100 Years” from Stars And Streams. Paul Bergmann told Buzzbands, “It’s [the album] sort of a purging of some backlogged material that’s also very relevant in my life right now,” He adds, “‘100 Years’ was written years ago and it took me a while to get a recording of it that felt natural and true to its spirit.” Paul Bergmann has a hometown record release show taking place August 30 at The Bootleg in Los Angeles.
ENIGMATIC POP EXPERIMENTALIST PUZZLE RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE
Your new favourite pop star PUZZLE today announces the release of his third single, Comedown.
The follow-up to the twitchy Godlike and the pulsating Trial By Fire – the stunning videos to which have combined views of 400,000 – Comedown is sleek electro-pop that draws from the Brazilian-born, London-based artist’s smorgasbord of influences (from the Pet Shop Boys to Kate Bush to Bronksi Beat to Depeche Mode) and spins them into a modern tale of fractured love.
LAYNE Reaches One Million Spotify Streams For Hit Single “Good”
With the impending release of their debut EP The Black Hills upon them, LAYNE is excited to announce that their single “Good” has now reached over 1 Million streams on Spotify after being released through Taste & Tone in April of this year. The single has previously landed two Top 15 spots on the Spotify charts, including U.S. Spotify Viral 50 and the Global Viral 50.
The single’s video premiered on FUSE, and can be viewed here:
Decadent Nation Tease Trump Laden Visuals Ahead of Video Release
Doomsday-like wildfires and a seizuring Donald Trump accompany a teaser video released by Missouri based rockers Decadent Nation today. The band stated in a post on social media that the premiere for their socio-politically charged new single My Kind will be released on Friday.
Hannah Gill & The Hours Premiere Video For “Austin” Via NPR
The group is fronted by 18-year old vocal powerhouse and songwriter Hannah Gill, along with guitarist, songwriter and arranger Brad Hammonds. Throughout their EP, Hannah Gill & The Hours combine various genres, including lo-fi pop, contemporary blues and classic rock featuring songs inspired by Hannah’s transition from a small town to New York City. They were brought together by their shared love of many musical genres and styles, Hammonds and Gill initially connected through a family friend, who felt their sensibilities and improvisational approach to songwriting and performing would click.
Trudy and the Romance reveal video for new single ‘Wild’
The Trudy boys hit the seaside on a bad date with 10 delicious dancers. Olly dreams of what could be and everybody’s going Wild in New Brighton. The video was created with Liverpool based creative agency Coney’s Studio.
With the recent release of AA single He Sings/Wild (B3SCI Records), and having played to a packed crowd last week for what was their debut London headline, the Liverpool three piece continue to leave an impression.
FINANCE COMPANY ROOTED IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY PAVING THE WAY WITH THE RETURN OF “BOWIE BONDS”
In today’s music industry it’s getting harder and harder for musicians, writers, producers, and creative individuals to not only make a living financially, but to retain the rights to the final products they toil frivolously to create. But in an ever-growing and ever-changing music market, New York based company Sound Royalties is helping the creators get the cash they need so they can continue doing what they do best with the return of a creation made famous by one of the most iconic figures in music.
LIL YACHTY RELEASES SUMMER SONGS 2 MIXTAPE
Today, Atlanta singer/rapper Lil Yachty unleashes his new 15-song mixtape, Summer Songs 2 (Quality Control / Motown / Capitol). The mixtape is streaming exclusively on Apple Music right now.
GAWVI RELEASES “LATE NIGHTS” VIA REACH RECORDS
GAWVI, a name that is instantly recognizable to many within the world of hip-hop, marks a change in his musical career with the release of a dance-infused cut, “Late Nights” – out now via Reach Records.
Ian Hunter shares David Bowie homage track ‘Dandy’
Ian Hunter’s latest studio album, ‘Fingers Crossed’ unveils ten new, self-penned songs including his much-anticipated homage to David Bowie ‘Dandy’. Recorded at HOBO Studios in New Jersey, and co-produced by Hunter and Andy York, the record features his magnificent Rant Band and is the follow-up to 2012’s acclaimed ‘When I’m President’.
Ablebody “Backseat Heart”
Ablebody is an LA-based duo comprised of identical twins Christoph and Anton Hochheim (members of Pains Of Being Pure At Heart / Depreciation Guild). They’ve been quietly releasing music under this moniker since 2013, self-releasing an EP and 7″ single, crafting remixes and demoing original material as well as a myriad of covers.
Katie Rose Releases “Wonder” Video
Anticipation of victory pours out of seventeen year old Katie Rose in the live music video for her debut single, “Wonder”. The track, while speaking to her generation and the aspiring young adults that encompass it, still grasps the more humanistic desire of reaching our biggest goals. Her EP, Everything Yesterday, is due out August 18.
Video: Ricko “God Saved Me”
Ricko has released the visuals to his heartfelt song “God Saved Me” taken from his debut Album “The Slick Rick LP”, which is scheduled to be released on September 29th.
Set in the housing estates of his home town London, Ricko breaks down his life from the humble beginnings to the struggles of growing up in a broken home and his strong connection with God that is keeping him on the straight path.
The New Low Stream Debut Album On VANSWARPEDTOUR.COM
Salt Lake City alternative metal band The New Low is exclusively streaming their debut album Continuance with Vans Warped Tour, coinciding with their first date on the tour. Listen to the full album premiere HERE. The album is available for preorder on iTunes and MerchNow, and at all digital and physical retailers on Friday, July 22.
MACHEL MONTANO & VIBE MAGAZINE PREMIERE “I FORGET” MUSIC VIDEO
International Soca superstar Machel Montano partners with VIBE Magazine for the premiere of his brand new irresistible summer jam “I Forget.” With performances by Montano and Nikita Brown and production by LAZAbeam, “I Forget” captures the exuberance of Trindad and Tobago’s world famous Carnival. The new single is exclusively featured in the forthcoming Bollywood musical Bazodee releasing nationwide August 5th where the King of Soca will be making his much-anticipated film debut and infusing his infectious Caribbean flavor.
Premiere: Machel Montano Has His Eyes Set In His “I Forget” Video
Gurr catches the beat in “Moby Dick” video
“Moby Dick” − less RiotGrrrl, more of a soundtrack to a California trip, yet unmistakably Gurr. With their new single the Berlin duo step away from power chords and grunginess, towards harmonic west coast pop which is yet as charmingly cynical as one would expect from these ladies. And so singer Andreya currs through “Moby Dick”, breathless and almost tender. Guitar and bass subtly and melodically illustrate the background without stealing that intimate moment from the voice, and so “Moby Dick” strums away easily and fluffily.
Fabrikate “Want you to know”
The mysterious masked duo Fabrikate continue to bring good vibes for our eager ears off of their latest album, “Bodies.” Fabrikate’s wavy new album serves a refreshingly new genre, blending a unique mix of house and retro-inspired productions. “Bodies” features talented vocal toplines that capture a unique atmosphere sought after by the production duo; from film score to dance floor, the album is true to the niche they’re cutting out for themselves.
LEAF FEAT. LIL YACHTY “NADA” OUT NOW ON FOOL’S GOLD
Leaf continues to make moves while her haters do “Nada.” The young Fool’s Gold / RPM MSC starlet continues to boss up with single after single, this time flexing with ATL’s Lil Yachty on a melodically icy, Henny-smooth collaboration. Get on this wave early…
GRAVEL KINGS Release Cover of NIRVANA’s “Come As You Are”
The emotive Americana outfit Gravel Kings have just released a new cover featuring the Nirvana song “Come As You Are.” The band demonstrates their own unique version of the song by flipping the song into what PopMatters calls a, “Brightly-lit yet melancholy piece of rock-band folk.”
Angela McCluskey premieres “You and Me”
The new single from chanteuse Angela McCluskey, You and Me, just premiered exclusively at Brightest Young Things. The complete album entitled The Roxy Sessions will be released on September 9th via Angela’s own imprint, Bernadette Records. Recently, Angela was heard on KENDRICK LAMAR’s Is it Love ; on AZALEA BANKS’ supreme Ice Princess; with BIG GIGANTIC on the smash hit – The Little Things ; with TELEPOPMUSIK on several cuts including the worldwide #1 hit Breathe, and now the ‘featured’ vocalist behind those massive hits is stepping into the light with a new album, The Roxy Sessions.
JILL SCOTT SCORES 3RD #1 SINGLE FROM #1 ALBUM ‘WOMAN’ WITH ‘CAN”T WAIT’
3x Grammy® award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott has made yet another stride in her ever-rising career. After almost one year since the release of Scott’s fifth studio album, WOMAN, the R&B songstress’ third LP single “Can’t Wait” has just peaked at the #1 spot on the Mediabase Urban/AC charts. WOMAN was released on July 24, 2015 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart – marking the singers third number one studio-album to date. Listen to WOMAN by Jill Scott here.
TAKING BACK SUNDAY Announce Intimate Club Tour
“Our idea is to go to the smallest clubs we can go to,” TAKING BACK SUNDAY vocalist Adam Lazzara excitedly told ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY about their upcoming follow-up tour in support of their new album TIDAL WAVE (Hopeless Records, release date: September 16, 2016). Kicking off at Omaha, NE’s The Waiting Room on September 17, this tour brings the wide focus from the big sheds of their early Summer run co-headlining Taste of Chaos Tour with Dashboard Confessional down to more intimate rooms in order to connect more directly with fans. “We’d like to debut this record as honestly as we can and what better way to do that in a small club? Outside of a week there in the middle, it’s a two band bill, so we’re going to have to play for a long time.” You Blew It! will be direct support (except Oct. 8 and 9th where Loose Talk, featuring former members of Anberlin, will fill-in) and Mammoth Indigo will open Oct. 5 through 11.
LEWIS DEL MAR MAKES THEIR TELEVISION DEBUT
Last night, Lewis Del Mar made their television debut on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Check out their performance of “Loud(y)” here.
MONO ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM
MONO are a band driven by intangible conflicts. Their albums have found inspiration in the inescapable coexistence of love and loss, faith and hopelessness, light and darkness. Fittingly, their new album, Requiem For Hell, incorporates all of those conflicts into the one universal inevitability in life: birth, and death.
Sultan + Shepard (ft. Gia) “Love Me Crazy”
Today, Sultan + Shepard unleashed “Love Me Crazy,” their poppy, reggae-flavored collaboration with singer-songwriter Gia. The single sees its release on Armada Music and is the first of several extraordinary creations, all to be bundled into a full-blown EP. The single will be accompanied by an official music video later on.
TEMPLE OF THE DOG — FEATURING CHRIS CORNELL, STONE GOSSARD, JEFF AMENT, MIKE MCCREADY, AND MATT CAMERON — REUNITE TO TOUR FOR FIRST-TIME EVER
Temple of the Dog — the Seattle supergroup featuring Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell, Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, and Mike McCready, and drummer Matt Cameron (who plays drums with both Soundgarden and Pearl Jam) — has reunited and will tour for the first time ever since forming in 1990. The band will play five cities, Philadelphia, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Seattle, in November. A special ticket pre-sale for fans signed up to the Ten Club, Soundgarden, and Chris Cornell email lists begins immediately and runs through July 27th. Tickets will go on sale to the general public at 12:00 PM local time on Friday the 29th. $1.50 from each ticket sold will benefit the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation and an additional $1.50 will benefit Pearl Jam’s Vitalogy Foundation.
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP AND INTERSCOPE RECORDS FORGE MULTITIERED PACT
Interscope Records, with parent company Universal Music Group (UMG), reached an exclusive distribution and label-services agreement with Downtown Records founders Josh Deutsch and Terence Lam. The announcement was made today by Interscope Geffen A&M Chairman/CEO John Janick and UMG Executive Vice President Michele Anthony.
The arrangement, which coincides with Downtown’s 10th anniversary, is structured to provide an exceptional level of service to the label’s artists. The Downtown Records catalog, which includes Cold War Kids, Mos Def and Major Lazer, among others, will move to Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) for distribution, bringing new creative opportunities to the label and its artists.
Listen to PWR BTTM’s New Single “Projection”
“‘Projection’ is a song about feeling unqualified to be the way you see yourself because of the way other people see you, and how other people’s perception of your identity can warp your sense of self. It’s about being exhausted with the pressure of fitting in and throwing a shiny, glorious middle finger to those who doubt you.” – Ben Hopkins, PWR BTTM
W/SH Release Indie Banger “Feel”
Songwriter Max Willian-Jones sings with a sense of love and foreboding through a domestic lens. Melody and tension collide and then collapse into the everyday, we follow in tow as W/SH lead us through the wreckage.
Citizen Zero debut new song
When done honestly, rock ‘n’ roll can stick with you for a lifetime. It rides shotgun for the whole way, soundtracking those big moments and memories. Once you hear a Citizen Zero song, you remember it.
The Detroit rock outfit—Josh LeMay [vocals], Sammy Boller [lead guitar], John Dudley [drums], and Sam Collins [bass]—deliver arena-size anthems fueled by intricate musicianship on their full-length debut album, State of Mind [Wind-up Records]. Striking a balance between edgy grunge attitude a la Stone Temple Pilots and bluesy alternative expanse reminiscent of Kings of Leon, their knack for a hook immediately resonated with a growing national fan base.
SOUTHERN LIVING PREMIERES “HOW LONG” VIDEO TODAY
Nashville singer-songwriter Jerry Castle recently celebrated the release of his new album Not So Soft Landing. The 10-song set was recorded in East Nashville and Topanga, CA and was produced by the Grammy Award-winning producer Chad Brown (Ryan Adams, Hayes Carll) and mixed by 3-time Grammy-winning engineer and producer Warren Riker (Wyclef Jean, Down, Common). Southern Living premiered the new video for single “How Long” today which can be seen Here.
Watch Lil Yachty x The FADER’s short film “Keep Sailing”
Lil Yachty & The FADER have teamed up for the short film “Keep Sailing” (directed by Petra Collins) in celebration of Yachty’s new mixtape, Summer Songs 2, out now on Apple Music. The 14-minute docu-musical was filmed in the same Atlanta suburbs Yachty grew up in and touches on young adult themes like struggling to fit in, following your dreams and discovering who you are. It’s a gorgeous, in-depth look at his meteoric rise packed with interviews with his mom and friends, skits, surreal reenactments and new music from SS2.
LISTEN TO “DEEP END” BY THEY. HERE
LA based duo THEY. reveal new song “Deep End,” a trap inspired cut laced with the pairs’ silky R&B vocals and gritty rapping. Speaking on the track, THEY. state:
“We’ve always been huge death row fans, so when we got a chance to work in 2pac’s old room, it was only right that we channelled that energy into one of our best songs to date. It’s some trap R. Kelly shit.”
Zaytoven Releases “Where Would The Game Be Without Me”
Legendary producer Zaytoven releases Where Would the Game Be Without Me ahead of Gucci Mane’s album Everybody Lookin. The mixtape hosted by DJ Showtime and Digital Dope features a collection of the ATL producer’s hottest summer songs with Gucci Mane, Future, Migos, Juicy J, Mike Will Made It, Metro Boomin and more.
JPNSGRLS PREMIERES ‘DIVORCE’ EXCLUSIVELY WITH SUBSTREAM MAGAZINE
Vancouver quartet JPNSGRLS offers up a politically charged, thoughtful and emotive new batch of indie punk with Divorce. Premiering today with Substream Magazine, the sophomore LP touches on everything from brutal heartbreak to gender inquality and drops via Light Organ Records this Friday, July 22.
18 Y/O A-F-R-O FOLLOWS UP FALLON APPEARANCE WITH MARCO POLO COLLAB “AFRO POLO”
It’s a great time to be 18 y/o A-F-R-O (All Flows Reach Out.) A few short weeks ago this lyrically blessed yung’un was showing off his talents on Fallon , and now he is gifting us with his new Marco Polo collab, “Afro Polo” and getting love from the likes of OkayPlayer, Vibe, EgoTripLand, AmbrosiaForHeads and a host of other ‘head pedigreed’ outlets. Stream this talented young man below and feel free to reach out with feedback, reviews or post links.
POST MALONE X ZANE LOWE BEATS 1 INTERVIEW
Multiplatinum Dallas, TX artist Post Malone just guested on renowned tastemaker Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show today. Listen to it on Apple Music!
The Tigerlilies premiere on Ghettoblaster Mag
Yesterday Cincinnati quartet The Tigerlilies premiered their lead-off single “Easy As It Seems” via Ghettoblaster Magazine who noted “The style set forth by the Buzzcocks, Cheap Trick and The Ramones is alive and well in the hands of The Tigerlilies”
SELVES Premiere “Say My Name” via All Things Go
Yesterday, Philadelphia based singer-songwriter Geron Hoy shares the first track from his new project, SELVES, via All Things Go.
SELVES debut was recorded in the winter of 2015 in a secluded studio in the pine forests of upstate New York with U.K. producer Dave Thomas Junior. Combining American roots rock with a very British Indie sensibility, SELVES is a true passion project for both creators.
THE BIGGEST EVENT EVER ATTEMPTED TO CELEBRATE EDGAR ALLAN POE
We are pleased to announce that the band Edgar Allan Poets have just released their last single and project titled the “Poe Parade”. The Lyrics of the song are a collage of 24 titles of Edgar Allan Poe’s works.
Edgar Allan Poets’ Poe Parade is a musical call for all the Edgar Allan Poe’s fans around the world. The band, supported by the artist Robert Bang (Poe’s lookalike robertbang.com) filmed a video where Edgar Allan Poe is dancing a simple choreography. With this video, the band is asking to Poe’s lovers around the world, to film a short video of them dancing like Poe. The people interested in being part of this project will be featured on the official video and their names will be on the cover of the Poe Parade single.