Muskets – ’17 Years’
Muskets found their birth in Brighton, UK where they quickly engaged in the city’s always-growing music scene. Here, they connected with like-minded peers who held a shared DIY ethos and influence of grunge, punk and emo sounds, such as Broadbay, The New Tusk and Water Canvas. With these names the band put touring and weekenders in throughout 2014, supported by their ‘Pollyseed’ EP on cassette released through Wake and Don’t Shoot The Messenger.
Platinum-selling rock band X Ambassadors release new song “Torches” today on Interscope Records. “Torches” is available for streaming and digital download via all participating digital retailers.
“Liberation” has got fantastic reviews all over the world. Following these great reviews the press believes that this may be the album that takes Art Nation to the big stages.
The album was recorded once again at Top Floor Studios by producer/engineer Jakob Herrmann (Amaranthe, Evergrey, Hardcore Superstar), and co-produced by Theodor Hedström and the studio’s assistant engineer Christoffer Borg (Kee Marcello, Bob Hund), who is also one of Art Nation’s guitarists.
Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated quintet OneRepublic release a brand new song, “No Vacancy,” April 28th on Mosely/Interscope Records. “No Vacancy” is available for streaming and digital download via all participating digital retailers. “No Vacancy” was written by Ryan Tedder, Mikkel Eriksen and Tor Hermansen and was produced by Stargate and Tedder.
Charm’n “I’m Saucy”
Having been raised by a single mother in a tough neighborhood in Northern Kentucky, life wasn’t always easy for Charm’n, born Brandi Bright. Her anger and frustration got her into trouble a few times at a young age, leading her to spend time in juvie. This is when she realized that she had to do something and that she deserved better in life. Soon after, she began modeling and discovered her passion for music.
GaBso – ‘Made We Wanna Change My Name’ – EP
GaBso’s songs are an important part of the Israeli soundtrack, and he has reached the status of one of the most respected and intriguing artists in Israel. His incessant search for inspiration and musical worlds, has led him to a truly unique and original works of art.
New York’s Wilder Maker have shared their beautiful new song “New Streets” which will be featured on Saddle Creek’s new 7″ vinyl and zine series called Document.
“New Streets” premiered on Stereogum which you can stream here. Though the 7″ is out June 2, you can stream both sides of the record now!
Infectious Psychedelic Indie Electro New Single
New single that was just released from Aussie-American duo Vox Eagle. Entitled “Come Over”, the new infectious single features the band’s signature sound of psychedelic indie pop, highlighting the duo’s use of layered sampled beats, ethereal melodies and strong catchy hooks.
The Secret Sisters are set to release their anticipated New West Records debut, You Don’t Own Me Anymore, on June 9th, 2017. The 12-song set was produced by Brandi Carlile & her collaborators Tim and Phil Hanseroth, and is Laura and Lydia Rogers’ first new record in over three years. Paste Magazine premiered the new video for album highlight “He’s Fine” today which depicts the Rogers sisters recording the album with Brandi Carlile at Bear Creek Studio in Woodinville, WA (See it HERE). Paste describes the track as “catchy as hell; a foot-stomping folk-pop singalong that marks a clear progression from their sound before, and bears a passing resemblance to some of the tracks off Carlile’s last album, The Firewatcher’s Daughter.”
An increasing world population and a shift in global diets toward vegetable oils and animal products increase the demand for agricultural commodities. To meet this demand, forestland is frequently converted into crop fields or pasture, especially in developing countries, according to a new report from USDA’s Economic Research Service, International Trade and Deforestation: Potential Policy Effects via a Global Economic Model.
Atlantic artist – managed by Nick Cannon – releases video for “Fall In Luv”
Millennial hip hop dancer/artist and social influencer, YVNG SWAG, has released the video for his popular single, “Fall In Luv,” which is nearing 2 MILLION plays on Spotify and 2.4 MILLION on Soundcloud. Complex recently featured the track as part of “Bout to Blow: Dope New Songs You Should Be Hearing Everywhere Soon.”
The Northern Gets Glitchy With Their New Video
he Northern is proud to premiere their new video for “Terra,” off their Tragic Hero Records debut album, ‘Solstice.’ The song is an important track off the record that focuses on the human interest topic of how technology is slowly taking over. As shown in the lyrics, “There’s a passion in your heart but you’ve forgot it in your mind. Instead, we plug ourselves into machines, using filters and friend lists as common currency,” the band uses the song to get a strong message across.
NIIA PREMIERES “NOBODY”
“Equipped with a smooth whisper-like voice, a tight ponytail and hoop earrings, she’s quick to draw comparisons to Sade; but with the release of her debut album, Niia is making a name for herself.” – HARPER’S BAZAAR
Belgian producer & SHOMI label boss DJ Licious has unveiled the music video for his latest single, ‘I Hear You Calling’.
The music video follows a female protagonist documenting her day on social media before preparing for a night out with her friends. The female character continues to capture her escapades in the club before meeting DJ Licious himself, who makes a cameo appearance behind the decks.
musical.ly, the world’s fastest growing entertainment social network, today announced an integration with Apple Music that enables subscribers to stream full length songs within the app. Starting today, musical.ly users (“musers”) who are also Apple Music subscribers will have the ability to play a song from start to finish inside musical.ly. The integration also allows musers to save their favorite songs to a custom “musical.ly playlist” in addition to listening to playlists curated by musical.ly at applemusic.com/musically. This is the latest in a series of initiatives launched by musical.ly that supports new music discovery through friends and provides users with a space to engage and connect with music on a deeper level.
Harry Styles announces his world tour for late 2017, visiting intimate venues around the world. Harry Styles Live On Tour begins with a 13 city run of North America, which kicks off on September 19 at The Masonic in San Francisco, CA and runs through October 14 in Phoenix, AZ. The next stop is Europe starting in Paris on October 25 and the tour wraps up in Japan’s EX Theater on December 8. All tickets go on sale on Friday May 5 (excluding Japan) via local ticket agents. Fan Registration for all North American dates is set to begin Friday, April 28 at 8:00 AM EST.
What’s in a name? A set of words by which we are known, addressed or referred to! With Names the question follows their every creative move, what are / who are Names? This melancholic, electronic, piano based alt pop duo defy easy definitions. They have no intention of sucoming to the fivurlous demands of pop culture.
Folk/Americana duo, Ferris & Sylvester have released the video for their debut single ‘Save Yourself’. The video premiered with Hot Press who said, “The video accompanies the heartbreaking duet with footage of the duo on the beach, evoking nostalgic, melancholy emotions central to the message of the song.”
Singer-songwriter Jena Irene Asciutto has teamed up with FUSE to release the anthemic new single “So I Get High.” The track is the second listen off of her highly anticipated debut album, Cold Fame, set to drop on June 2 via Original 1265 Recordings. The follow up to 2016’s Innocence EP, Cold Fame takes listeners through Jena’s experiences and growth over the past few years. “So I Get High,” set to release on Friday, April 28, endorses cannabis culture and features a strong statement of pro-legalization. “‘So I Get High’ is more so about the hypocrisy rather than judgement from people towards those who chose to use marijuana recreationally,” says Jena. “There are so many other things people choose to do like drink, fight, etc. that involve violence and disruption. I’m not hurting anyone by smoking a joint and I am standing up for its legalization.”
NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records announce the 2017 release of Prince’s Academy Award® and GRAMMY Award®-winning, RIAA diamond-certified masterpiece Purple Rain in new Deluxe and Deluxe – Expanded Edition formats on June 23, 2017.
A special fan pre-order goes live on Friday, April 28 and unlocks an instant grat download of the previously unreleased “Electric Intercourse.” Recorded in 1983 and heard only in its live incarnations, this marks the very first time fans will experience the studio version of this song.
WOWH New Single ‘Suffer’ Out Today
WOWH have today released their new single ‘Suffer’ showcasing the band’s classic pop sensibilities filtered through modern production techniques. Recalling ‘Saturdays = Youth’ era M83, ‘Suffer’ sits beautifully between the slinky, roller-skate jams of Phoenix and the songcraft and immediacy of Two Door Cinema Club. This is confessional synth pop with a light sound that belies a heart full of heavy feelings, as the band acknowledge themselves: “although a sad story we hope it still manages to uplift you, as it does us, especially in these mad times.”
Luke Black drops new single “Walpurgis Night”
At the end of March, Luke Black performed at the legendary club Berghain in Berlin, which was an ideal place for him to present new, unreleased material. Right after coming back from Berlin, he recorded the video for “Walpurgis Night” that just had its video premiere today at the Luke Black VEVO channel. The video was directed by Sara Vulovic, while the costume design was arranged by the young designer Mona Lacko.
With Niia’s debut album, I, coming next week 5/5 via Atlantic she’s dropped one last single for “Nobody”. You can check it via Genius.com where she also annotated the lyrics. Produced by longtime collaborator and Grammy-nominated producer Robin Hannibal (Rhye, Quadron, Kendrick Lamar, Chairlift, THE INTERNET) the album has been garnering attention from the likes of Fader, The LA Times, NYLON and more.
ALL TIME LOW PREMIERE “LIFE OF THE PARTY”
Fueled By Ramen band All Time Low has premiered, “Life Of The Party,” a brand new track off their anticipated LP, LAST YOUNG RENEGADE. The song and accompanying Pat Tracy directed music video is streaming now on Fueled By Ramen’s official YouTube channel.
THE WAR ON DRUGS RETURN WITH “THINKING OF A PLACE,”
The War On Drugs return with the new song “Thinking of a Place,” and the announcement of a fall North American, European and UK tour. Their first new, original material since 2014’s Lost In The Dream and their debut for Atlantic Records, “Thinking of a Place” was produced by The War On Drugs’ Adam Granduciel and recorded and mixed by Shawn Everett. It was released as a limited edition, vinyl-only Record Store Day exclusive, and is available as of today via all DSPs.
It started with the blind promos. Snippets of John C. McGinley delivering a speech in a college lecture hall, challenging the notion of what has value, how one defines happiness, what really makes you rich. They began popping up on SiriusXM’s homepage, The Highway and Y2K Country with only the tag “World Video Premiere,” along with a date (Friday, 4/28/17) and a time (10 a.m. EST).
Nothing more than the intriguing pieces of a lecture, and a plain page. What it was about remained to be seen, and that was the intention of Kenny Chesney, who’s spent his last two album cycles doing the unlikely and the unpredictable.
Kweku Collins Grey EP out today
Kweku Collins has released his Grey EP today via Closed Sessions. His first project since his critically acclaimed Nat Love LP, the Evanston IL artist/producer steps into a darker and more experienced direction with this one under the guise of sun-drenched production.
Legendary drummer Louis Hayes will make his Blue Note debut with the May 26th release of Serenade for Horace, a loving tribute to his mentor and friend, the great pianist, composer and bandleader Horace Silver. Hayes was 19 years old when he moved to New York City in 1956 and joined Silver’s Quintet, putting his stamp on timeless Blue Note recordings like “Señor Blues,” “Sister Sadie,” and “Blowin’ the Blues Away.”
Matt Nash announces upcoming ‘Generation Love’ EP
British DJ/Producer Matt Nash has announced the release of his upcoming 2-track EP ‘Generation Love’, due out on 5th May via Steve Angello’s SIZE Records.
TOVE STYRKE RELEASES BRAND NEW SINGLE “SAY MY NAME”
Today, Swedish recording artist Tove Styrke has returned with a brand new single “Say My Name.” The track is released today via Sony Music Sweden/RCA Records. Click here to watch the lyric video made by Regent Co.
Today at NPR, Buffalo-based hardcore band Every Time I Die shares the powerful video for their latest single “Map Change.” The track appears on their 2016 album Low Teens, was nominated for the Alternative Press Music Award for Album of the Year.
HAILEE STEINFELD’S NEW SINGLE “MOST GIRLS” ARRIVES TODAY
Multi-platinum-certified pop powerhouse HAILEE STEINFELD released her new single “Most Girls” via Republic Records today. Upon release, the song took flight to the Top 10 of iTunes Overall Top Songs Chart and Top Pop Songs Chart.
In unprecedented support, Spotify premiered teasers of the track on their tastemaker Teen Party playlist with video teaser content, never before used on the platform. Hailee will be taking over the playlist this weekend with hand-picked tracks, celebrating the release of “Most Girls”.
A band with energy, attitude and intelligence in abundance, London quartet INHEAVEN are inspiring a cult-like devotion. Afnew chapter in INHEAVEN’s story commences with today’s release of the new track ‘VULTURES’ which is accompanied by a confrontational video that makes it’s premiere on Interview Magazine.
MATTHEW KOMA RELEASES LYRIC VIDEO FOR DEEPLY PERSONAL NEW SINGLE “DEAR ANA” FT. JAI WOLF
“It’s hopeful in its musicality, though heavy in atmosphere and lyrical sentiment. It opens with a wonky synth line and builds strength over the course of its three and a half minutes.” – Billboard
LISTEN TO KALBELLS’ WHIMSICAL “CRAVING ART DROPLETS”
Ten Flowers is the forthcoming album from Kalbells, the solo endeavor of Kalmia Traver, singer and saxophonist in the euphoric art-pop band Rubblebucket. After encountering a challenging personal time period including beating cancer, Traver emerged with a handful of songs co-produced with NNA Tapes artist, Ryan Power.
Grammy Award-winning artist/producer duo The Chainsmokers’ new remix package for their single “Something Just Like This” with Coldplay is officially available now HERE. The package features innovative versions of the song from Grammy nominated producer Alesso, R3hab, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Don Diablo, Jai Wolf and ARMNHMR.
Chris Stapleton’s “Second One To Know” is premiering today.
The song is the third sequential track unveiled from Stapleton’s highly anticipated new album, From A Room: Volume 1, which will be released next Friday, May 5 on Mercury Records Nashville and is now available for pre-order digitally and with physical bundles. Each digital pre-order comes with an instant download of “Second One To Know” as well as the album tracks “Broken Halos” and “Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning.”
Mew Announces 2017 North American Tour
To support and celebrate today’s release of Visuals, the band’s seventh album (Play It Again Sam), Denmark’s biggest export, the indie-art-rockers MEW, announces an 18-date North American major-market tour that kicks off August 3 at the Bowery Ballroom in New York, and wraps in Los Angeles on August 26 at the El Rey Theatre. Confirmed dates are below; tickets go on sale next Friday, May 5 at 10AM local time.
MISSIO SHARE NEW SONG, “EVERYBODY GETS HIGH”
RCA recording artist, MISSIO, have shared the fourth song, “Everybody Gets High,” from their debut album, LONER, out May 19. Fans can pre-order the album now and receive an instant download of four songs – “Middle Fingers,” “KDV,” “Bottom of the Deep Blue Sea” and “Everybody Gets High.”
JASMINE THOMPSON RELEASES NEW SONG & VIDEO FOR “OLD FRIENDS”
Atlantic recording artist Jasmine Thompson has released her new song and video for “Old Friends.” The video premiered yesterday via People.com and the song was featured on last night’s episode of “Grey’s Anatomy.” The song quickly rose up the iTunes Pop Chart, currently at #29 and climbing. Jasmine is also set to make her national TV performance debut of “Old Friends” on the Today Show on May 24th.
The Fader has shared “Freaking Out” the new single from Juiceboxxx off his upcoming LP ‘Freaked Out American Loser’. When talking about the track, Juiceboxxx explained, “”Freaking Out” is about hitting brick walls and fucking everything up but despite it all staying the course and trying to change your life in a positive way. It is also just my attempt to make a high energy rap song with some real nerve. Musically, it is influenced by everyone from The Breeders to Wu-Tang Clan. I’ve been doing music my whole life. The real ones are in this regardless of trends or the internet attention economy or really anything. We do this because we have no choice. Scope a Juiceboxxx show and tell me otherwise.” ‘Freaked Out American Loser’ will be out 7/28 on Dangerbird Records.
ONEREPUBLIC RELEASE BRAND NEW SONG “NO VACANCY” TODAY
Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated quintet OneRepublic release a brand new song, “No Vacancy,” today on Mosely/Interscope Records. “No Vacancy” is available for streaming and digital download via all participating digital retailers -http://smarturl.it/NoVacancy1R. “No Vacancy” was written by Ryan Tedder, Mikkel Eriksen and Tor Hermansen and was produced by Stargate and Tedder.