21-year old musician, and curator of one of the fastest growing YouTube channels in the world, Alex Aiono released an acoustic version of his debut single “Work The Middle” last week and today the video premieres on Vevo.
Aiono is currently on a North American co-headline tour with Australia-based singer/songwriter/producer William Singe playing to mostly sold out audiences.
Grammy award-winning superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill announced today the release of their newest collaboration, “Speak to a Girl,” to impact country radio at 4 pm Central Time Thursday, March 23. Subsequently, the new single on Arista Nashville, will be available to download and stream.
Marking its television world premiere, “Speak to a Girl” will be performed by Tim and Faith on the “52nd Academy of Country Music Awards™” on Sunday, April 2 (live 8:00-11:0o PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
About a year after the official release through Escudero Records, Swiss power-rock rock band is pleased to announce the worldwide release of its second album “The Age Of Decadence”, released one year ago in Switzerland by Escudero Records and available right now for CD/DVD & LP formats on the band’s webstore and Digital through the main legal platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Deezer or Spotify
The CD/DVD and LP are available on the band’s webstore, digitally on legal platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Deezer or Spotify and full streaming on Bandcamp.
THE HAUNTING release 2nd single from upcoming album “Survivor’s Guilt”
THE HAUNTING has recently shared “Unconditional”, the second single to go public from their forthcoming album “Survivor’s Guilt, due out March 31, 2017 via Gravel Entertainment. The song is an enchanting ballad with sweeping, atmospheric tones punctuated by impactful rhythms and impassioned melodies.
CORDAMES – Album “Promenade Andante” From Classic to Jazz
Promenade Andante is the name of the new album by two Bulgarian ladies who have been living in France for decades. This is their first joint project and features their own compositions. Stefka Miteva is a singer with a penchant for jazz, ethnic, she teaches music to non-professionals and conducts small choirs. Youliana Toshkova-Patrouilleau plays the harp, composes music, lectures music theory at the conservatory in Chartres and Org?res-en-Beauce.
The duo have been working together for two years, calling themselves Cordames. “It was only natural to create our duo, after all we have known each other for 25 years and are constantly exchanging ideas,” says Youliana and adds:
Vera Blue first found her feet as a singer and acoustic guitarist in the small town of Forbes, Australia before adopting Sydney as her home. Her signature sound mixing lush, sultry electronica with acoustic guitar and piano is featured in her debut single “Hold,” written with veteran producers Andy and Thom Mak and Melbourne songstress Gossling. She recently released her Finger Tips EP and sells out shows all across Australia.
Today marks the official unveiling of Hope Attrition, the long-anticipated new full-length from US black metal collective WOE.
Out now on Vendetta Records, Hope Attrition is a dark, mournful work that draws from WOE’s darkest black metal influences while drawing out dormant death metal undertones, bolstered by the crushing production of renowned engineer Stephen DeAcutis (Evoken, Dim Mak) at Sound Spa Studios in Edison, New Jersey. Hope Attrition is a personal commentary on the chaos of the modern world that only WOE can offer.
New Video – Bushrah “Surrender”
Bushrah is an English singer, songwriter and dancer born and raised in Dudley, England. She started performing in school demonstrating Arabic and Indian influences with beautiful belly dancing abilities. Bushrah was born to a Kenyan mother and Indian father, in which she honors both her African and Indian heritage in her music fused with pop.
Finnish shredders One Hidden Frame have released their fifth full-length album, titled Harmful Content, through Bird Attack Records. You can purchase the album now through Bandcamp, where you can also stream it in full.
JASON DERULO RELEASES ENERGETIC NEW VIDEO FOR “SWALLA” FEATURING NICKI MINAJ AND TY DOLLA $IGN
Jason Derulo celebrated the release of his new video for “Swalla” which features Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign with a Live Q&A with Z100’s Maxwell from YouTube Space LA. Produced by Ricky Reed (Wallpaper), who also produced “Want To Want Me”, “Swalla” delivers an unshakable chorus over a sun-soaked island groove. “Swalla” is available across all platforms.
THE CLASSIC CRIME Reveals “Holy Water”
Nearly five years since their last release, THE CLASSIC CRIME have resurfaced with a furious new album titled How to Be Human, a record so successfully crowdfunded via Kickstarter that received three times its intended goal is set for an April 28th release via BC Music. The lyric video for the first single “Holy Water” can be seen over at the band’s website along with pre-order bundles. In addition, the track is available for streaming on Spotify and Apple Music.
Country Music Magazine premiere Morganway’s “My Love Ain’t Gonna Save You”
Morganway are introducing their distinctive take on alt-country with their brand new single ‘My Love Ain’t Gonna Save You’, set to be released February 3rd. Originating from North Norfolk’s rural outback, Morganway’s fiery, Americana-influenced style is packed full of powerful riffs, charismatic five-part harmonies and compelling, honest song writing. The band was established by twins Callum (acoustic guitar, lead vocals) and Kieran Morgan (lead guitar), and features Yve Mary B (lead vocals), Matt Brocklehurst (keyboard) and Simon Tinmouth (drums).
F.Y.I., “LEGEND OF G.O.A.T.”
Los Angeles-based emcee F.Y.I. presents the APEX Visions-directed music video for “Legend of G.O.A.T.”, the Rich Kidd-produced single from his new EP F.Y.I. Invented Green.
DEATHAWAITS New Official Video
French hardcore metal group DeathAwaits, come at you kicking and growling their way through their head smashing new video Brainless. Taken from the forthcoming album, Solve Coagula, the track really bristles with anger and aggression whilst showing plenty of musical dexterity.
Fresh from the top of the charts on his debut release “I’ll Take You,” which hit #1 on Spotify’s Global Viral Chart and #6 on the US Viral Chart, MSTR ROGERS has returned with his latest single “Sooner Or Later,” out today on Ultra Music. The LA-based producer explores his bubbly side with this futuristic single, enlisting vocal support from fellow Aussie-born songstress Inka Wood.
FRANCES AND UNIVERSAL MUSIC UK TEAM UP WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARITY
National Domestic violence charity Refuge has created a ground breaking music video to raise awareness of domestic violence and the support available to victims with the support of Globe, Universal Music UK’s Creative & Commercial Partnerships division. World-famous Hollywood Animation Director Clay Kaytis (Frozen and The Angry Birds Movie) has worked as a Creative Consultant on the project.
The video will be released on 20 March to accompany Frances’ single ‘Grow’, a moving ballad about supporting a friend. Named one of BBC Music’s ‘Sounds of 2016’, nominated for the ‘Critics Choice’ Award at the BRITs and Glamour’s Women of the Year 2017, multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter, Frances is one of the country’s most talented young musicians. Her much anticipated
Starmourner is the forthcoming full-length from atmospheric black metallers GHOST BATH. Set for release on April 21st via Nuclear Blast Entertainment, the twelve-track offering and was recorded, mixed, mastered, and produced by Josh Schroeder (Battlecross, Still Remains), and features cover artwork by Luciana Nedelea (Enbilulugugal, Foehammer).
In advance of its release, today GHOST BATH offers up “Ambrosial” for public consumption. Issues vocalist Nameless of the track, “‘Ambrosial’ is one of the most surreal songs on the record. The end is near trance-inducing in its structure. If you make it out to one of our shows you can hear this beast of a track live.”
Australian Duo Vallis Alps to Release FABLES EP on March 31
Vallis Alps today share their new single, ‘East’ which premiered on triple j’s 2017 with Richard Kingsmill overnight. The track is taken from their Fable EP which is set for release on March 31. The anthemic track explores new territory both in sound and lyricism to deliver a powerful song that’s both reflective and uplifting.
Night releases new single and video ‘Time’
‘Time’ is the second single from Night’s forthcoming album ‘Raft of the world’ to be released by The Sign records the 1st of september. The video is recorded and produced by Joakim Sjöholm at a secret location in Östergötland, Sweden. It’s catchy, raw, riffy and sinister – Here’s ‘Time’.
New Reggae Tune By MARK BALET
Mark Balet is a contemporary reggae artist based in New York City. Born in April 1983 to military and diplomat parents, he grew up between Ivory Coast, Egypt, United States, France, England and Spain. In 1996 he formed Mauvaise Race, a Hip-hop & Reggae duo with his sidekick Tashunke and developed his skills through reggae sound systems and open mics.
Vicious Grace “All My Gods Are Monsters” 30,000 views in one week
Vicious Grace just released on march 10th, 2017 “All My Gods Are Monsters” and it’s almost 30 000 views right now. Their next album “All My Gods Are Monsters” will release on March 24th, 2017 on Send The Wood Music / Season of Mist
Watch Many Voices Speak new video for “Video Child”
There’s an airy freedom to Many Voices Speak’s debut Away for All Time EP, conjuring a calm suiting the space in which it was created. Written and recorded in the small Swedish industrial town of Borlänge — where Matilda Mård relocated for two years to escape Stockholm’s busier pace — less distractions gave way to creative rejuvenation and a revitalized approach to music.
Following last week’s news that Sean “Diddy” Combs aka Puff Daddy will premiere his Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival, the music mogul announces an exclusive one-night-only performance at the screening event alongside Bad Boy Entertainment’s finest – multi-platinum award-winning artists “First Lady of Bad Boy” Faith Evans, “Queen Bee” Lil’ Kim and Mase. Following 2016’s massively successful Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, the performance will once again reunite members of the Bad Boy family for a night celebrating the storied heritage of the iconic label. Combs will return to the home of Bad Boy Entertainment, taking the stage at New York’s historic Beacon Theatre on Thursday, April 27 as part of the documentary’s premiere at the 16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T. Tickets will go on sale to the public tomorrow, March 21 at 10am ET via TribecaFilm.com/Festival and Ticketmaster.
The King’s Parade and their new single ‘Haze’
‘Haze’ is the first taste of new music following the band’s 2015 debut EP Vagabond, which saw The King’s Parade build a fervent fanbase. The band have previously sold out headline shows at London’s Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, Oslo and held a residency at the legendary Ronnie Scott’s. They’ve also become a strong live draw in Germany, selling out headline shows across the country.
Atlantic recording artist Trey Songz has announced plans for a fan appreciation tour – offering fans an up close and personal experience of his 7th studio album. “Tremaine The Tour” begins Wednesday, May 3rd at Detroit, MI’s Royal Oak Music Theatre and then travels the U.S. through early June (see attached itinerary). Atlantic ticket pre-sales for all dates begin Tuesday, March 28th at 10 am; Pandora pre-sale – supported by an exclusive Trey Songz takeover of the service’s popular “Beats Between The Sheets” station – begins on Wednesday, March 29th at 10 am; local pre-sales start on Thursday, March 30th at 10 am; all remaining tickets will then be released to the general public on Friday, March 31st at 10 am (all times local).
STRANGE KARMA UNLEASH NEW VINYL ALBUM, ‘COLD BLOODED’
With many rock artists trying to figure out the best way to service their music to their fans, melodic rockers Strange Karma are returning back-to-basics – by issuing their latest album, ‘Cold Blooded,’ as a vinyl-only release. The ten-track album includes the lead-off single, “Devil from the Moon,” and is available for purchase via PayPal through the band’s site (in the US, it is priced at $24.95 + $7.80 shipping and handling): strangekarma.net/music/
Orchin is the noise pop project from LA-based Jeremy McLennan. Raised between Sydney, Australia and Los Angeles, McLennan is the band’s frontman, songwriter and producer. Orchin plays live as a four piece with Peyton Wilson on guitar, Nathan Castiel on bass and Griffin Kisner on drums.
Orchin songs play with form and effects, and draw from the moods of dystopian fiction, nostalgic sci-fi and McLennan’s favorite artists like Cocteau Twins, Arthur Russell, The Smiths and Kate Bush.
MIIKE SNOW UNVEIL US SUMMER TOUR
Downtown/Atlantic recording group Miike Snow has announced plans for a string of US summer tour dates. The schedule begins at the historic Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK on June 9th and continues through July 3rd with headline dates, festival performances including Firefly Music Festival, and shows with Phantogram and Glass Animals (see attached itinerary). Klangstof will join as support on the majority of headline dates. Pre-sale tickets for the newly announced headline shows will be available on Wednesday, March 22 at 10am (local) by using the password “miiike17”. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, March 20th at 10 am (local) – for complete details and additional information.
Belly Squad ‘Morning’ watch here
Along with the likes of J Hus and MoStack and more, Belly Squad are bringing the afrobeats revolution to the forefront of UK urban music. Belly Squad drop their debut EP ‘Banana’, featuring previously released tracks, ‘Banana’, ‘Banana’ Remix, ‘Like That’ and ‘Papa’, plus new track ‘Morning’.
JFDR Shares ‘Brazil’ LP On Consequence Of Sound
Consequence Of Sound has streamed the debut album from JFDR entitled ‘Brazil’. Prior to the album stream JFDR released the singles, White Sun, Airborne, Wires & Instant Patience. Brazil is out now.
BROHUG Release “Knuckles” EP on Dim Mak
Returning to Dim Mak with a vengeance, the bass house trio known as BROHUG unleash their Knuckles EP. The record’s title track, premiered by YourEDM, brings thumping horns and a grimey bassline to the forefront, while “Guns Go Boom” goes the tech house route, using rhythmic hi-hat hits and vocal chops to propel this energetic B-side.
Anthrax Debuts New Track, “Vice of The People”
Anthrax’s absolutely gorgeous “‘For All Kings’ Limited Edition 7-Inch Box Set, available worldwide (Megaforce), hits stores this Friday 3/24, and the band has just made a new track from the set available, “Vice of the People,” previously released as a bonus track only in Japan. Check the song out here.
Since their debut release in 2013 UK duo Eli & Fur aka Eliza Noble and Jennifer Skillman have steadily risen towards the top of the electronic music world. Following a string of well received releases on Anjunadeep and NYX Music, the pair have carved out a stellar reputation for their energetic and engaging DJ sets, which see them play Coachella for the first time this April.
19-year-old singer-songwriter, Khalid, releases the remix of his smash hit “Location (Remix)” ft. Lil Wayne & Kehlani.
Black Coffee Featured on Drake’s New Album
Among the list of laudable guest contributors on Drake’s newest album ‘More Life’ which was released on Saturday, sits celebrated South African DJ Black Coffee. Featured as the album’s fifth track, ‘Get It Together’ sees Drake sing over Black Coffee’s 2010 release, “Superman” – now re-imagined with the vocals of rising UK talent Jorja Smith.
Following on his historic reunion with the classic Misfits lineup attended by record numbers at last year’s Riot Fest in Denver and Chicago as well as the recent confirmation of a headlining set at this year’s Blackest Of The Black festival… Glenn Danzig has now confirmed the title and release date of first Danzig album of all new material since 2010’s widely acclaimed DETH RED SABAOTH:
BLACK LADEN CROWN, 50 minutes of long awaited brand new Danzig music, will be released mid-May on Evilive Records/Nuclear Blast Entertainment.
Marvin Powell releases debut EP ‘Salt’
Marvin Powell, the latest signing to Skeleton Key Records, will release his debut EP ?Salt? on March 20th. His music has been described as ‘folk with something behind the eyes’ and the depiction couldn?t be more apt for the young Liverpudlian, who cites Neil Young, Simon and Garfunkel and Joni Mitchell as influences. His songs capture the same fragile, spider web beauty and emotional resonance of those by Tim Hardin and Bert Jansch, but such is the compelling nature of his eloquent tales, his work is cast in its own image.
The active rock outfit and former members of Emmure, Lakeshore just released a teaser for their upcoming single “Kings (The Reawakening)” that features Karl Shubach of Misery Signals and Jessie Freeland of The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza.
Kelly Lee Owens (Smalltown Supersound) ‘Anxi’ video
Kelly Lee Owens, the 28-year old London-based producer, is set to release her self-titled debut album, next Friday, March 24th via Smalltown Supersound. Leading into this Friday’s release, the album is available to stream via NPR Music’s “First Listen.” Additionally, Kelly is excited to present the music video (her first!) for “Anxi” ft. Jenny Hval. Directed by visual artist Kim Hiorthøy, it’s a perfect compliment to the song’s “steady pulse of techno-inflected thumps and bright melodies.” (Pitchfork)
BLOOD YOUTH RELEASE VIDEO SINGLE ‘I REMEMBER’
Harrogate hardcore heavyweights Blood Youth have revealed the video for ‘I Remember’, a new single off their highly-anticipated debut album ‘Beyond Repair’, due out on 7th April 2017 via Rude Records.
Vocalist Kaya Tarsus explains about the track: “When I wrote the lyrics for I remember, I was thinking about what it would be like to have a conversation with my younger self and what we would say to each other. I used to get very frustrated and I would blame myself for being unprepared for what life was throwing at me, it took a while for me to realise that in reality we all just go with the flow. Life is something you have to figure out on your own. Musically, A lot of our hardcore influences come out in this track, probably one of the heaviest riffs we have written, so we’re all really looking forward to playing it live!.”
Victory Heights Sign Management Deal with FM Entertainment
Denver, Colorado band Victory Heights have signed to FM Music Management. The band has been hard at work finishing up the full length record, “Nothing Is Beautiful” which they plan to release during the first half of 2017.
“We had been searching for the right management team for months when we discovered FM and began talking. I felt chemistry with them right out of the gate, and we knew that this was the team. We feel very privileged to be working with a team that backs what we do and is passionate about music like we are. We found that a lot of managers are just stacking artists because quantity means more releases and more money. It was refreshing to discover a company that wants to work with us and help us develop our craft and career with focus and genuine care.”- Karl Bagnall, Vocalist of Victory Heights
JARRYD JAMES RELEASES NEW SINGLE — “HOW DO WE MAKE IT”
Australian singer-songwriter Jarryd James releases a new single — “How Do We Make It” — today via all digital partners.
The track is the second single from APRA and ARIA award winning artist James’ second album High, which was released by Interscope Records last year. The first single was “1000x” featuring Broods, with whom James toured the U.S with late last year. “How Do We Make It” was written by James, alongside Tobias Jesso Jr. and How To Dress Well’s Tom Krell. To date Jarryd James has amassed over 100M streams on Spotify. High features additional collaborations with Grammy-winning songwriter/producer Joel Little, Mikky Ekko and Andrew “Pop” Wansel.
The Academy of Country Music® announced today that ACM Award® nominee Kelsea Ballerini will perform on the 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™ broadcasting LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 2 (live 8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. As previously announced, Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will return to co-host the 52nd ACM Awards®, which honors and showcases the biggest names and emerging talent in country music, and is produced for television by dick clark productions.
Previous ACM Award winner Kelsea Ballerini received two nominations this year including the Female Vocalist of the Year category and Video of the Year Presented by Xfinity for “Peter Pan.”
Blood And Glass Share ‘Punk Shadows’ LP On BlackBook
Blood and Glass formally invites you to join them in their erratic universe, with the release of their sophomore record, Punk Shadows.
Get ready to loose yourself in the band’s eccentric, cinematic sound of twisted dance-floors shaking up a storm of colors. With influences ranging from Bjork, Pink Floyd, Nine Inch Nails, David Bowie and Patti Smith, Punk Shadows is a bold, untamed album, moving from dark poetic segues to boisterous catchy anthemic songs, where electro pop meets moody punk.
Post-punk duo NØMADS share dizzying new single “Acrophobia”
“Acrophobia” is the third new song NØMADS has shared since they re-emerged earlier from working on PHØBIAC, a conceptual collection of songs based on a different clinical phobia.
New York City-based black/death coven TELOCH VOVIN unveils the sixth installment of their ongoing Psalms Ov Khaos singles series for the Vernal Equinox
The banddeclares alongside the debut of “Psalm Ov Khaos: The Clear Light Ov The Void,” “The lyrics are inspired by the Saturnian Working arching over TELOCH VOVIN’s entire existence. The title is a reference to the lyrics and the expressions: The White Light (Light Of Creation) which is broken up through the prism/prison of manifestation into the myriad of manifested forms. The Black Light (The Devouring Light Of Anti-Creation) which is the adversarial aspects ov the Khaos which is at the Heart ov all TELOCH VOVIN Psalms, and The Clear Light is the light of the void before and after creation and which is what will remain after Mahapralaya.”
Santiago, Chile based metal band Half Blood have released the lyric video for “El Origen.” Originally premiered on Revolver Magazine, “El Origen” was the first single off of their debut, eponymous full length EP due out later this year.
Young Fox Debut “Wine Of Violence” Lyric Video
Two years after the release of their impressive debut EP (Predecessors), Young Fox returns with Sky Beats Gold, a beautifully layered and moody discourse aimed directly at perpetual questions. The material vs. the immaterial. The closing gap between what we’ve become and what we’ve feared. Empty hands and empty hearts. The darker spectrum of the human experience.