BREAKING ARTIST ONCUE PREMIERES NEW MUSIC VIDEO “CRY WOLF” WITH RESPECT MAGAZINE
Today, breaking hip-hop artist OnCue premieres the visual to his buzzed-about single “Cry Wolf” featuring Dntel (The Postal Service) exclusively with Respect Magazine. The captivating visual was filmed and directed by Hunter Lyon at the Floyd Bennett Airfield in Brooklyn. Refreshingly raw, the video features cameos from Just Blaze, Ro Ransom, Sonny Shotz, and Alex Ciccimaro. “Cry Wolf” is taken from OnCue’s upcoming EP, PERFECTLY, TRAGICALLY, FLAWED which will be released on March 24. 2017.
NSFW: Joe Cardamone presents ‘Holy War’
Former Icarus Line frontman Joe Cardamone releasing the first material from th 40 odd songs he’s created as part of his HOLY WAR project, the first music he’s released since disbanding the group.
Self-proclaimed negative metal project REBEL WIZARD will reissue the infectious sounds of the Triumph Of Gloom full-length via Prosthetic Records this Friday, February 24th. Initially self-released, the Prosthetic edition includes previously unheard bonus track, “Defenders Of The Gloom.”
As a precursor to its official unveiling, today Decibel is streaming the reissue with the included bonus track in full. In trying to properly describe the record, REBEL WIZARD creator NKSV utters, “Anarchic alchemical process of outsider energies respecting the power of traditional triumphant metal into a unique sound to smash out the coerced gloom and banality of our times…”
Due to overwhelming demand, Shawn Mendes has added four new North American shows to his first-ever arena world tour, now making stops at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center, a New York City area show at Newark’s Prudential Center, Mexico City’s National Auditorium, and the Air Canada Centre in Shawn’s hometown of Toronto, Canada. The previously announced Illuminate World Tour will kick off April 27th in Europe before going on to North and South America, with more dates to be announced soon. The North American leg of the tour will run from July 6th in Portland, OR through September 20th in Mexico City. 3x GRAMMY® nominee Charlie Puth will be direct support on all US and Canadian dates, and James TW will be direct support on all UK and European dates.
This year’s performances at Jazz in the Gardens will feature three-time Grammy award winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott, legendary hip hop artist LL COOL J feat. DJ Z-TRIP, socially conscious rap pioneer Common, smooth crooner Robin Thicke, hip hop legends The Roots, up and coming soul singer Andra Day, jazz royalty Herbie Hancock, sultry bassist and vocalist Esperanza Spalding, funk music innovator Morris Day & The Time, the JITG All-Stars Chante Moore, Will Downing & Marion Meadows and gospel sensation Smokie Norful! Once again, JITG will be hosted by the hilarious radio personality Ricky Smiley, host of the popular nationally syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Show.
THE CHAINSMOKERS RELEASE NEW SINGLE WITH COLDPLAY “SOMETHING JUST LIKE THIS”
GRAMMY Award-winning artist/producer duo The Chainsmokers have released their brand new single with Coldplay, “Something Just Like This.” Following four consecutive Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 Hits (including the record-shattering hit “Closer”), “Something Just Like This” was debuted with a surprise live performance from both acts at the Brit Awards just moments ago and is available now via the above platforms.
Garrett Pierce began writing for magazines and playing in rock bands as a teen in Los Angeles before permanently relocating to the Bay Area in the early 2000’s. His first full-length album Like A Moth was a stripped down acoustic affair with guest appearances by notable songwriters Jolie Holland and Matt Bauer. Garrett then traveled and toured Europe where he was honored to support Nick Cave in Greece. With a pocketful of songs, he returned to make All Masks (Crossbill Records) – a lush album recorded in the gold rush town of Columbia, CA featuring strings, wind instruments and a cast of over ten musicians.
MAJOR. “Why I Love You”
With a distinct voice and cool presence, MAJOR. fuses the charm of yesteryear with the high power impact of today. Having written for artists like Ariana Grande and Nathan Sykes, MAJOR. has stepped out from behind the scenes to share is unique soulful-pop sound.
Swindail Puts His Aussie Touch on mura masa’s “lotus eater”
Following the buzz surrounding his first single release in over a year, rising Australian star Swindail returns with his second release of ’17, a wild and jungle-vibe infused take on mura masa’s “lotus eater.”
HOLLY MIRANDA SHARES “MIGNIGHT OIL” VIA PEOPLE
Today People has released Holly Miranda’s cover of the Cris Williamson song “Midnight OIl” as a benefit single for Standing Rock. You can purchase the song here and all proceeds are directly donated to Standing Rock. The song also features Williamson herself, as well as Ani Difranco, Kyp Malone, Sasheer Zamata and more.
Michael Franti Announces New Dates on his ‘Love Out Loud 2017 World Tour’
Singer/Songwriter and humanitarian Michael Franti is spreading his message of love and peace announcing additional shows on his ‘Love Out Loud’ 2017 World Tour in support of his current release SOULROCKER.
New shows include three dates in South Africa, Hawaii, Japan as well as New York City, San Diego, Philadelphia and more! Tickets for the added shows are available via fan club presale on Thursday, February 23rd with general on sale tickets beginning Wednesday, March 1st. Franti’s ‘Love Out Love’ 2017 World Tour kicks off on March 2nd in Anchorage, AK at the Bear Tooth Theater which is sold out! Franti also makes a triumphant return to Red Rocks Amphitheater on July 13th with special guest Trevor Hall and HIRIE. Many shows include Meet and Greet Packages. Tickets for previously announced tickets are currently on sale. Full list of dates below with new dates depicted in bold.
Damar Jackson “Calling Me”
It’s hard to miss Damar Jackson when he walks into a room, his 6’1″ frame crowned by shoulder length locks, rendered even more impressive by this confidence that makes it clear he knows exactly where he belongs. Once he steps onto a stage, it becomes absolutely undeniable: R&B newcomer Damar Jackson is a star.
SKIPP WHITMAN – ‘DOWNTOWN’ FEAT CUTS BY STATIK SELEKTAH
Rapper/producer originally from Boston MA but now in LA.
Liam Bryant & The Handsome Devils ‘Her Name Means Grace’
Accompanied by his trusty acoustic foot stomp box, “Stompy” and his foot tambourine, “Tamby”, Liam recorded his debut album, The Pessimist & The Optimist at Airlock Studios in Samford Valley with Producer Yanto Browning (Art of Sleeping, Kate Miller- Heidke). The album has been mastered by the ARIA winning William Bowden (Gotye).
To complete the album, Liam invited a very talented bunch of musicians named The Handsome Devils who each brought with them their instrument of choice (electric guitar, bass, keys and drums). Their contribution brought great power, dynamic and space to the album recording and has certainly given their live show a devilish amount of depth.
James McMurtry’s forthcoming solo East Coast Stateside Solo Tour launches at the Millennium Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. and routes throughout the region before concluding at Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River, Mass. on April 6. Major markets on this run include shows at legendary listening rooms the Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia; World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and New York City’s City Winery. “Nothing makes you miss Waffle House like a couple of weeks in Europe,” says McMurtry, who has been touring abroad recently. “The term ‘Continental Breakfast’ is an oxymoron. And I haven’t heard Spanish in nearly a month. I sure miss the States.”
Bearcubs Shares New EP Track ‘False Mirrors’
London based artist/producer Bearcubs has previewed a brand new track from his forthcoming ‘Underwaterfall’ EP, following the recent release of its title track which has seen lots of support from FADER, Mistajam (BBC Radio 1), Huw Stephens (BBC Radio 1), Nemone (BBC 6Music) and more.
GOSS new song ‘Time’
‘Time’ is the infectious new pop track from enigmatic Danish songwriter and producer Goss.
Twisted vocal samples and synth stabs dance across a slow futuristic pop beat in this three-and-a-half-minute pop jam. The track’s high end production and intricate phrasing set it apart from the generic pop genre, giving it character and warmth.
King No-One reveal new single ‘Antichrist’
From busking on the streets to selling out shows across the country, UK indie rockers King No-One are roaring back with their new single ‘Antichrist’, which is out February 24th.
Championing a band ethos that everyone is equal regardless of gender, colour or sexual orientation, ‘Antichrist’ comes with a message about standing strong against the arrogance and narrow-mindedness surrounding recent events happening across the globe.
The line-up for the first ever Subterranean Festival, a brand new indie and rock festival in the heart of Cambridge which takes place on Saturday 23 September, has just been announced.
Headlining the Underworld stage are Scottish three-piece rock band The Amorettes who will be bringing their distinctive style to the Festival. Since they exploded onto the music scene with the release of their album Game On, they have toured extensively, garnering huge critical and popular acclaim and will be on tour this spring as official support to Black Star Riders.
Mark Thirkell debuts his newest solo project with ‘In One Sense EP’
‘In One Sense’ is a four-track EP – the latest project and debut solo release from Indie Electro vocalist Mark Thirkell.
Having drawn inspiration from a number of Indie bands and performers such as Roxy Music, Joy Division, The XX, Chvrches, The Cocteau Twins, John Foxx, Visage, Bauhaus, Goldfrapp, Jean Michel Jarre, The Cure and Interpol, the influence drawn from likes of Interpol and The Cure is notable on ‘In One Sense’.
ZEDD RELEASES NEW SINGLE “STAY”WITH ALESSIA CARA
Today, multi-platinum, GRAMMY award-winning artist/DJ/producer Zedd releases “Stay,” his new single with multi-platinum recording artist Alessia Cara. The track marks a departure in style for both Zedd and Alessia, contrasting an uplifting chorus with darker undertones that play into the vulnerability of the song’s lyrics. After being teased earlier this month, the lyric video for “Stay” is available in its entirety now HERE.
Diet Cig have shared the video for their catchy new single ‘Tummy Ache’ with NPR. Called “a near-utopian space of grrrl power, music and community,” the video was directed by Robert Kolodny and stars campers from the Willie Mae Girl’s Rock Camp and Girl’s Rock Philly. The song is featured on their forthcoming debut album, ‘Swear I’m Good At This’, which is due out on April 7th via Frenchkiss Records.
Mimi Raver is a multi-instrumentalist from New Jersey, she began her performing career at 16 in coffee shops and collaborating with friends in various bands. She studied studio music and jazz at the University of Miami where she earned a Bachelors of Music. In 2014 she relocated to Los Angeles where she has been working as a studio musician and songwriter. Along with music she is known for her work in photography and painting and has had paintings featured at the Lowe Art Museum in Miami, FL.
Max Joseph Launches New Mini-doc Series “Charismatic Thinker” Exclusively on Vero
Touching on urgent themes of fascism, narcissism, global politics, and gender equality, filmmaker Max Joseph (best known for co-hosting MTV’s “Catfish” and directing We Are Your Friends) has teamed-up with social network Vero to create “Charismatic Thinker” a series of bold short films tackling, in his own words, “anything he wants”, of which “Dicks” is the first episode. Watch the teaser for the series “Charismatic Thinker” here.
HEALTH RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR “EUPHORIA”
Following the release of their remix album DISCO3 and reverse telethon last Friday, HEALTH continue the momentum with the nostalgic video for their new single “Euphoria.” Directed by
John Famiglietti (from the band), the video features old footage and live performances chronicling the band’s 10+ year history and addressing the 2015 departure of member Jupiter Keyes. In his own words:
HEALTH and I parted ways in late 2015 and while I haven’t been involved with any of their projects or content since then, including the music featured in their new video, I’ve always had a deep appreciation for their talents. I wish them well with this release and in their future with the band.
Show-stopping and stylish singer, songwriter, and trumpeter Spencer Ludwig will support Warner Bros. Records label-mate and pop disruptor Bebe Rexha on tour this Spring. The month-long North American run begins March 1 at Trees in Dallas, TX, rolls through major markets across the country, and finishes up at Warsaw in Brooklyn, NY on March 31. Tickets are on-sale now at this link.
“Corrupted” is the new Digital 45 from Famous Underground available on February 24, 2017
Famous Underground is excited to officially announce the release of their brand new Digital 45, “Corrupted”. The Digital 45 has 2 singles, side-A features their brand new song ‘Corrupted’ and the B-side is a mash up of Megadeth’s ‘Peace Sells’ with Bob Marley’s ‘Get Up, Stand Up’. “Corrupted” delivers energy and power; it’s definitely a track that gets the fists pumping. If you are listening to Corrupted while driving, ‘Warning’ keep your eye on the speedometer.
Pennsylvanian two-piece Slingshot Dakota follow-up last year’s all-too-excellent “Break” LP on Topshelf with two more songs recorded in those same sessions. The unreleased songs make up the “Broken” EP, a 7” co-release between Topshelf Records (US) & Specialist Subject (UK) and its A-side, the cathartic, righteous pop of “Grudge” premieres today over at DIY.
Annabel Allum – ‘Rich Backgrounds’
Guildford-based singer-songwriter Annabel Allum has announced the release of brand new single Rich Backgrounds. Expanding from her folk roots into slacker territory, Allum signals a real statement of intent with blistering riffs and frenetic vocals on display throughout Rich Backgrounds heralding a distinct change in style.
Following the release of her debut single Tricks in July 2016, the songstress received early support from the online community and airplay on the likes of BBC 6 Music and Radio X, whilst her original look and self-styling has already lead to endorsements from Bastian Classics, Cheap Monday and various other indie clothing brands.
With their highly-anticipated debut LP landmark released this Friday, fast-rising Minnesotans Hippo Campus have shared a brand new live video for album cut, ‘simple season’ – as well as announcing news of a full UK/European tour for Autumn 2017.
Nashville-based indie punk band Benchmarks will be releasing their debut full-length Our Undivided Attention on March 24th via SofaBurn Records, but today you can hear their latest single “Let You Down” (originally premiering with CLRVYNT). The song attempts to be a much needed reminder that we could all be a bit kinder to one another, while the lyrics also paint a picture of a city that has become overgrown and has started to lose its small town charm.
DJ Jayhood ‘Hands On Ya Hips’
DJ Jayhood is one of the most important producers from the second generation of Jersey Club.
A regional form of dance music that evolved from Baltimore Club after artists like DJ Tameil started putting their own twists on B-more drum breaks and kick patterns, Jersey Club is one of the most influential and imitated dance styles in the world today. Dance music powerhouses (Diplo, Skrillex, Cashmere Cat) and underground taste-makers (Sinjin Hawke, Her Records) alike have been openly inspired by its raw, sample-driven sound and the dance moves that accompany the songs (such as the recent Running Man Challenge) regularly take on lives of their own.
Casey Golden Premieres Single “The Waiter” via Gold Flake Paint
Contributing to various Tucson projects like Night Collectors, Secret Highway Secrets, and Union Pacific, Casey Golden has found his place within a lush and supportive music scene that is largely unencumbered by big city pressures. In his solo project, he remains in a state of becoming, drawing on everything from the cinematic qualities of 1960’s Brazilian arrangements to majestic Beach Boys-esque vocal harmonies, attempting to construct a series of images, a jungle, a friendship, a dream, a body without organs.
Some Boston Calling news to share with you today! Boston-based metalcore band Converge will replace Modern Baseball on Boston Calling’s 2017 lineup. Modern Baseball recently announced they’re taking a break from touring and have canceled all of their upcoming U.S. tour dates and festival appearances.
Boston Calling is excited to welcome Converge to this May’s festival, adding to the many local acts from Massachusetts on its lineup including Buffalo Tom, Cousin Stizz, The Hotelier and Piebald.
On the heels of the release of his debut project, Final Moments of Forever, Matt Citron joins OG Maco on his Desperado Tour. The “404” rapper will hit major mid-west and west-coast markets through April 15th, in celebration of the success of his debut project.
Matt hit NYC this week to shoot visuals for “Save My Soul”, found on Final Moments of Forever (Brooklyn Knights/Sony RAL). With the Desperado Tour and upcoming “Save My Soul” visuals, Matt continues on his busy, self-paved path to reaching the upper echelon of the Hip-Hop stardom.
The Maine debut new video for “Bad Behavior”
Phoenix act, The Maine arrive today with the video for their new single, “Bad Behavior”. Filmed at the bands’ 10 Year Anniversary festival “8123 Fest”, the video features live festival footage and a behind the scenes look into the world that the band has created over the last decade.
“Bad Behavior” is the first single from the new album and sixth studio release, Lovely Little Lonely. Available April 7, this is the first record the band are releasing entirely independently. Garnering half a million Spotify streams since it’s release in January, “Bad Behavior” is currently creeping up the alternative radio charts and has been added to KXNA, KPOI, KYRK, KNOB, KUCD, KRAB and KDKB with additional spins across the country. “Bad Behavior” is a taste into how the band has evolved – blending infectious guitar with wistful melodies and an energy that is impossible to ignore.
Of the long-anticipated offering Noisey champions, “a particularly dark and bludgeoning set of tunes packaged in a distinctly Sabbath-esque sleeve. But the doom landscape that UNEARTHLY TRANCE is returning to,” furthers the esteemed blog, “is vastly different than the one they entered in 2000 – and even the one they left in 2012. ‘When we first started out, nobody liked us,’ [guitarist/vocalist Ryan] Lipynsky says from his new pad across the bridge in New Jersey. ‘They thought we were just horrible. But now this is an accepted form of music that gets press, there’s tons of bands, and it’s a really thriving scene. It’s changed a lot since we split up, too. There’s a real overabundance of mediocre bands, in my opinion, and that’s one of the downsides. We’d rather be our own entity than part of a scene or a genre….'”
A gritty street emcee with lyrics for days, Boldy James embodies the blue collar spirit of his hometown of Detroit. On his latest single, Boldy evokes “Maserati Rick,” a legend in Detroit’s underworld, comparing his illicit wealth and outrageous swag of the deceased drug lord: “Fresh up out the clink I stepped out on the streets/spill a drink on my Italian leather seats/can’t name a n*gga in this city that’s as hot as me/they call me Maserati Ricky cause I got the keys.” Accustomed to rhyming over dark, grimy instrumentals, Boldy expanded his sound to incorporate elements of trap music on House of Blues, his upcoming mixtape. The new expansive sound is evident on “Maserati Rick,” as Boldy rides a twinkling, yet hard-hitting beat courtesy of Go Grizzly and Millz Douglas. Premiered by Passion of the Weiss, “Maserati Rick” follows the VIBE-premiered, boxing themed visual for “Do It.” A full return to form after the appetizer EP The Art of Rock Climbing released in January, House of Blues releases on February 27th.
On April 21, Jason Eady returns with his first album in more than three years in partnership with Thirty Tigers. The self-titled release marks his sixth full-length effort and finds the Mississippi-bred singer/guitarist merging his distinct sensibilities into a stripped-down, roots-oriented sound that starkly showcases the gritty elegance of his songwriting.
Today, NPR Music premiered “Barabbas,” the second song to be released from the forthcoming album.
Chicano Batman will release Freedom Is Free next week (March 3) via ATO Records but you can listen to the album in full courtesty of NPR’s FIRST LISTEN. Produced by Leon Michels (El Michels Affair, The Arcs) the album foregrounds the soul and R&B elements of the band’s sound, truly captuing the band’s live energy, bringing their aesthetic goals to life. Oliver Wang at NPR urges you to, “Dive into a sound that blends Rio de Janiero’s tropicalia, Lima’s cumbia, and American soul and funk.”
Kaleido Announce Release of Debut Full-length Album, ‘EXPERIENCE’
Detroit based rock band Kaleido has announced the release of their debut full-length album, Experience. Due to release May 19th, *Experience was recorded at The Pipeyard Studio in Plymouth, MI. The band also revealed the Official Music Video for the second single, “Trouble In Paradise.”
“Our album “EXPERIENCE” captures the duality of life that many will easily relate to – real people, real stories, real emotions. Through the good times, the bad times, the ups and the downs; it’s these experiences that make us who we are.” – Kaleido
The San Diego Indie Rock Band LOS HOLLYWOOD Releases Video For Their Latest Single “CuCu”
San Diego’s American-Brit pop/rock influenced band Los Hollywood officially premiered their new video for the single “Cucu”, their catchy song off their recent self-titled EP that was produced by fifteen Grammy-winner producer, musician and composer Thom Russo via Afónico Music and distributed by Sony Music Latin.
“Cucu” is a love ballad with a playful pop melody that crosses over pop with a hint of country undertones. The video was directed by the band in collaboration with Zerch Alvarez. It follows the adventure of a girl shooting Polaroids throughout the city while listening to a Los Hollywood cassette, only to find out that she was not as alone as she initially thought. Heidy Flores, front woman singer and bass player of the bilingual band, mentioned that the song, which has over one million plays on Spotify is “a metaphor for the similarities of a loving heart and a ‘koo koo’ clock.”
Washington, DC area hardcore grind outfit PAIN TANK is preparing to mercilessly deploy their 97,901,726 Confirmed Kills album in March, having tested one of the album’s deadly wares on the public with a stream of “Starvation Cockhard.”
PAIN TANK was formed in 2016 as a side project for its four members, who also hold rank in the likes of Construct Of Lethe, Palkoski, Cammo Shorts and Reticle; the project rapidly became a focused, permanent act which ventures into musical and lyrical territory not explored with their other bands.
oday Matthew Logan Vasquez has shared the video for his second single “Red Fish” on Paste. Matthew also recently released his first single from the album entitled “Same” as well as another track “Headed West”.These songs will all be on his new album ‘Does What He Wants’ out 4/21 on Dine Alone Records.
JENNY SCHEINMAN To Release ‘HERE ON EARTH’
Jenny Scheinman has announced the release of her new album, ‘Here on Earth.’ The digital edition will be available next Friday, March 3, while a CD package is set for April 28, both to be released via Royal Potato Family. This latest recording from the violinist and songwriter presents 15 instrumental songs that were composed for the film, ‘Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait,’ a collaboration with director Finn Taylor and commissioned by Aaron Greenwald at Duke Performances. The movie collects archival footage taken between 1936-42 by H. Lee Waters, a North Carolina photographer who traveled across the Piedmont, taking short movies of ordinary, small town folks living through the Great Depression.
“I grew up in a small town obsessed by ideas of self-reliance, community, and life off the grid,” Scheinman says. “The folks that H. Lee Waters filmed display all the characteristics that we aspired to—poor and proud, theatrical, resilient—real toughies. It resonated with the way I want to make art. Something that feels real. Real expression.”
Dante Jones and Drew Love of THEY. continue THEY. week on Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio. Each day the global radio station will premiere a brand-new track from their upcoming debut. Last night, the “grunge-n-b” dropped off their new song “All” ahead of their sit-down with Ebro in New York today. “All” arrives a day after Julie Adenuga premiered “Silence” from her show in London.
Jidenna Premieres New Video for “Bambi”!
They say it is better to have loved and lost than never loved at all— and in Jidenna’s cinematic new video for the infectious afro-trap ballad “Bambi” off of his debut album The Chief, we see that familiar saying get put to the test. Directed by Dano Cerny and featuring cameos by actress Megalyn Echikunwoke, known for her roles on CSI: Miami and Arrow, plus Jay Ellis from Issa Rae’s breakout hit show Insecure, the video weaves a compelling story of romance gone off the rails— you’ll just have to watch and see how this tale as old as time unfolds.
Justin Carter’s Arthur Russell-inspired LP ‘The Leaves Fall’ streams in full
Justin Carter’s The Leaves Fall is out tomorrow. Centered on his intimate vocals, pointed with hints of Arthur Russell and John Martyn, the eight tracks are buttressed by warm acoustic guitars, vibraphones, and organs and flourished with modern production. They are familiar but distant, like ghosts living in the present. Stream it in full along Carter’s insightful track-by-track commentary ahead of the release over at Self-Titled.
Video: Young Dolph – “Play Wit Yo Bitch”
Building up momentum with a steady stream of quality visuals and strong projects, Young Dolph is one of the best and most popular independent rappers in the game today. On “Play Wit Yo Bitch,” the Zaytoven-produced closing track of his latest mixtape, Gelato, Dolph declared himself the unquestioned King of Memphis, taking vicious shots at crosstown rival Yo Gotti. The video, released last night, provides more background about the beef, from Yo Gotti’s attempts to sign Dolph to his about-face when Dolph started getting popular on his own. Employing a Yo Gotti look-alike to recreate scenes from the past, Young Dolph provides a humorous look at his conflict with “Ho Gotti” and illustrates legitimate reasons for beef between the two Bluff City rivals.
Ambient Rock Group Dear Kora Makes Their Debut with Powerful Single “Sunflower”
Orange County, CA’s rising ambient/alternative rock group Dear Kora is thrilled to enter the spotlight with the release of their debut single “Sunflower,” premiering exclusively with idobi Radio today. Inspired by lead singer Avery Robitaille’s move to America from Indonesia, “Sunflower” is about running away from reality and pursuing what makes you happy, as well as the fear that comes along with settling down in a new place.
Today, SINNER SINNERS released a third new track from Optimism Disorder, entitled “Celexa Blues”, via a behind-the-scenes studio and touring footage-focused music video. The track is carried by a charging blues riff with a heavy rock twist, and was one of the last songs written before the album was recorded with producer Adam Greenspan (Refused, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nick Cave). The track also features a dizzying flute solo by the band’s good friend, multi-talented instrumentalist Jesse Hughes of Eagles Of Death Metal.
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down ‘Meticulous Bird’ VideoWatch HERE
Accompanying the release of this video, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
will be selling a limited edition t-shirt, with all proceeds going to Planned Parenthood. The t-shirt was designed by Thao, and will be available for 3 days only, starting today.
The Legends “Cash”
“I’ve never cared much about what people are gonna think of my music. If I did I’d be the biggest artist on the planet” proclaim The Legends, who announce the new LP Nightshift coming April 21 on Labrador Records.
Nightshiftis an album brimful of lazy space-funk, electro-noir, and feral pop frenzy from the hyper-confident musical alter-ego of Stockholm-based Labrador Records label-head Johan Angergård (Djustin, Club 8, Acid House Kings).
Migos drop new video for “Deadz” feat. 2 Chainz
Continuing their unmatched winning streak Migos follow up their chart-topping #1 album
C U L T U R E with a captivating video for “Deadz” feat. 2 Chainz. Directed by Daps, who also directed their iconic video for “T-shirt”, the video has a similar dramatic feel and features an orchestra and dead presidents in caskets. The trio plus 2 Chainz, dressed to kill, spit flames over the Cardo-produced track reminding the rest of the rap-game that Migos are a musical force that cannot be stopped.
GHASTLY SOUND Unleashes New Song “The Worst”
Burlington, VT power trio GHASTLY SOUND will release its self-titled debut EP on March 10 via Magnetic Eye Records. The band is a bass-driven three-piece, which fuses 90’s-era noise rock dissonance and distortion with a nod to modern stoner, doom and cult rock. In advance of the EP’s release, MetalSucks premieres the lead track, “The Worst”, saying, “the Burlington, VT outfit packs one helluva gut punch for being a) just a three-piece, and b) a band without any guitars at all. And not only is their music strong and ferocious, but it’s got hooks, too”.
R&B-influenced singer/songwriter STOLAR has released the brand new video for the single “Paralyzed”. Premiering on respected music tome POPMATTERS, the atmospheric video was directed by Kevin Slack (The Gaslight Anthem, Shawn Mendes, Hailee Steinfeld) and features Stolar performing the song amidst images filmed in reverse. “Kevin and I worked together to ensure the video had the perfect balance of a dream and subtle narrative,” explains Stolar to PopMatters. “The end product honestly blew my mind. ‘Paralyzed’ is meant to feel like a three-minute film about pushing through the fear of the unknown. The final cut captures that uncannily.”
Sacramento, CA-based electro-thrash metal collective KILL THE PRECEDENT will release their new EP, Some Version of the Truth, tomorrow via minus HEAD Records. Pre-orders are available via Bandcamp and Amazon. In celebration of tomorrow’s release, KILL THE PRECEDENT and PureGrainAudio.com have teamed up to bring you a free download of their new track “Irrational Anthem”.
Balsam Range is currently touring in support of Mountain Voodoo, their sixth studio album, on Mountain Home Music Company. With it, they are offering something that is sure to continue to mesmerize fans of bluegrass and beyond with elements of jazz, country, gospel, swing, and old-time music that are all infused into the fresh sound of this unique Southern band. It’s five distinct personalities creating one remarkable musical experience.
Mountain Voodoo [Released 11/11/17] is like the book of life “Chapter Six” for Balsam Range; 13-tracks filled with songs of journey, home, sense of place, hardcore drive, and longing. There are fiery instrumental parts alternating with heavy, deep ballads overlaid by the vocal harmonies the group has become known for.