Gingerlys Announce Self-Titled Album + Share “Turtledoves”
Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, Gingerlys are a five-piece indie pop band formed in 2013. The group began when guitarist Matt Richards started sharing acoustic demos of his strummy pop songs with his fellow bandmates in his Valley Stream, NY basement. They released their debut 7″ Jumprope EP with Portland, OR’s Shelflife Records and the group subsequently started to play several shows in and around NYC before settling into writing new material.
ALASKALASKA share video for ‘Patience’
ALASKALASKA are a London based art-pop 6 piece. Since 2016 they have been busy cultivating a beautiful groove-laden sound, seamlessly blending jazz, disco, funk and R&B into something totally new and unique. Bandleader and vocalist, Lucinda John-Duarte’s ethereal and otherworldly voice twists brooding and introspective lyrics into hypnotic melodies, which play out alongside rich and intricate arrangements – synthetic beats and live drums, shimmering guitars, pulsing bass, with swirling synths and saxophones rounding it all off.
Their brilliant self-titled debut EP is the perfect introduction to their brand of unique off-kilter pop. The four songs – Bitter Winter, Familiar Ways, Patience, This – mark the arrival of a formidable group, reminiscent of Arthur Russell, Talk Talk, Dirty Projectors and Warpaint. They’ve built a cult following and reputation as extraordinary performers through a handful of shows in London and most recently on tour throughout the UK and Europe supporting Alvvays.
HALCYON DRIVE share video for ‘The Birds’
Melbourne electro rockers, Halcyon Drive take an intelligent prod at the future of ‘the human connection’ today with a Black Mirror inspired video for latest single, ‘The Birds’.
Kirtan Leader Adam Bauer New England Mini Tour
Popular New England Kirtan leader Adam Bauer brings his sacred chants to the Northeast this fall to support his new album Wonderville out on noted Kirtan label Mantralogy this Friday September 22nd.
The enigmatic triple j’s House Party host, artist and songwriter KLP has announced a remix competition with Wavo, giving young producers everywhere the chance to remix her anthemic new banger ‘Melt’. Producers can download the stems to ‘Melt’ and put their own spin on the track, with the chance for their remix to be officially released through KLP’s label Cereus Records, a full Australian publicity campaign and a one on one with KLP herself.
MITHRIDATIC announce live album
In 2007, Blackened Death Metal dark matter particles aggregated and formed MITHRIDATIC. In 2015, they unleashed their debut single, “The Hunt Is On”. In 2016, they burst immense blasts of dark energy, “Miserable Miracle”, their debut, followed by a full European irradiation with NILE and MELECHESH and countless gigs creating the new black hole you’re about to discover: “He Who Lies Underneath”.
Filmed with multiple cameras and professionally recorded in their hometown of Saint-Etienne, France, “He Who Lies Underneath” is a full concert that will plunge the audience into a whirlwind of a nauseating, oppressing and sickening experience through nine tracks retracing the band’s ten years-long carreer featuring not only songs from “Miserable Miracle”, but also from “The Hunt Is On” and more.
TRAGUL Release ‘Into the heart of the Sun’ Lyric Video
International melodic metal band, TRAGUL, featuring members of (DIABULUS IN MUSICA, PERGANA, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, BLIND GUARDIAN, TARJA, RHAPSODY, SERIOUS BLACK), have released a new lyric video for the song ‘Into the heart of the Sun’.
GET YOUR GUN Share New Video “You’re Nothing”
Heavy allternative rock trio Get Your Gun just premiered a new music video for You’re Nothing, the fifth track on Get Your Gun’s long awaited sophomore full-length album Doubt Is My Rope Back To You due out on Empty Tape on October 13, 2017.
WESLEE – ‘Bathwater (Official Video)’
Enigmatic duo WESLEE, unveil their debut video for latest single ‘Bathwater’, released independently and available to watch HERE
Sittin Pretty – “Then You Break” – 24th November
The North West’s very own Sittin Pretty come confidently striding out on to the streets to deliver you their thumping slab of defiance ‘ Then You Break’, the new single to be released on Gas Music 24th November.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEONARD COHEN!
SINCERELY, L. COHEN: A LIVE CELEBRATION OF LEONARD COHEN is out today — what would have been Leonard Cohen’s 83rd birthday. The live album is available for streaming and download via the Royal Potato Family.
LIFE share new video
LIFE released their debut album Popular Music earlier this year. Their pissed-off and heartfelt indignation earning them critical acclaim and an army of loyal new fans. Giving a voice to the untapped anger of working class anger in Britain, 2017 – its no surprise that LIFE are due to hit the road with fellow outspoken artists, Nadine Shah and Idles.
Corbin releases cinematic new video for “Hunker Down”
Minnesota singer, songwriter Corbin has just dropped a cinematic new video directed by Braden Lee video on the heels of the release of his debut album Mourn for stand out track “Hunker Down.” The album was produced entirely by Shlohmo and D33J of WEDIDIT who Corbin is currently on tour with.
Have you seen Felix Hagan & The Family’s new video for ‘Hey I Want You’?
Felix and his band’s on-going mission is to cram British pop music with the exuberance and majesty of grandiose, flamboyant rock’n’roll. To watch them perform is similar to watching Queen and Abba starring in The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
The video finds Felix Hagan & The Family performing the single at a glitter-smacked underground party.
The Boch Center, The Madison Square Garden Company and Live Nation announced that three-time Grammy® Award-winning and multiplatinum selling artists Pentatonix will add a foruth show at the Boch Center Wang Theatre on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 7:00PM in addition to their previously announced shows on Tuesday, December 12, Wednesday, December 13 and Thursday, December 14 as part of their A Pentatonix Christmas Tour. Tickets for the newly added show go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 10:00AM. Tickets for the previously announced show are on sale now
The concerts will be the group’s first to feature songs from their three hugely successful holiday albums. To coincide with the tour, Pentatonix has also announced a deluxe version of 2016’s platinum-selling, chart-topping album – A Pentatonix Christmas. A Pentatonix Christmas Deluxe will be released on October 20th via RCA Records and is currently available for pre-order on Amazon.
In the wake of the recent hurricanes wreaking havoc in the Caribbean, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is sending the M/V John Paul DeJoria to the area to provide relief to both humans and animals in need.
Dubbed Operation: Good Pirates of the Caribbean, the M/V John Paul DeJoria will bring aid and supplies to several islands including St. Martin, Antigua-Barbuda, Virgin Islands and others.
Terror Empire reveal video for “Burn the Flags”
The track that presented “Obscurity Rising, the upcoming album to the world finally gets a videoclip. Directed by Guilherme Henriques (Belphegor, Wormed, Hideous Divinity, Noctem, Haemorrhage, Unfathomable Ruination), the video for “Burn the Flags” is the perfect blend between the sonic frenzy and the sense of visual vertigo, a constant throughout the clip.
“Our intention is to provide a feeling of permanent caos and unrest on all levels”, refers guitarist Rui Alexandre. “One of the best parts of the artistic field is not having to have a functional purpose, if the artists desire to do so. We had no problem into creating a sheer massacre unto the spectator’s senses. Maximum intensity”, he finishes.
Sam Amidon Releases New Video
Singer, musician and composer Sam Amidon embarks on a US tour later this week, beginning in Seattle, WA at the Fremont Abbey Arts Center on Saturday, in support of his latest Nonesuch Records release, The Following Mountain. Amidon, who presently resides in London, is returning to the States for his first extensive tour since 2014, and will perform concerts in Portland, OR, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boulder, CO, Chicago, Washington, D.C., New York, Portland, ME and more. He will be joined by multi-instrumentalist Chris Vatalaro and performing as a trio with a variety of accompanying musicians throughout.
Sivion’s “Alone” is about trying to “figure it out”… all alone.
Sivion and Illect Recordings announce the release of Alone. Produced by Sebastian Hochstein, this single is about a time in Sivion’s life where he was trying to “figure it out”… all alone.
A gifted musical and visual artist who began his career as a tattoo entrepreneur, Tuki Carter’s unique story and creativity sets him apart from his peers in the rap game. Celebrating his successful pursuit of his twin passions, Tuki Carter delivers a statement of purpose with “Flowers & Planes,” his latest video premiered by XXL.
The Americans Announce New Album “I’ll Be Yours”
The Americans, a rock & roll band from Los Angeles, are announcing the release of their debut full-length album I’ll Be Yours on October 20th, via Loose Records.
The group, composed of frontman Patrick Ferris, bassist Jake Faulkner, and guitarist Zac Sokolow, has created a sound on this new record that emulates the deep roots of traditional American music, with a captivating new edge that brings progress to the genre.
Lomond Campbell Shares New Track “Every Florist In Every Town”
Speaking about the track, Campbell elaborates: “I wrote this song in the middle of a particularly gnarly highland winter and deliberated a lot on whether it suited Black River Promise. After adding strings and drums it became one of my favourites from the album. Lyrically it follows the story of a tempestuous relationship; so much so that every florist in every town the pair lived in know their names.”
It has been revealed that, within the last few weeks, “Pretty Paper” has been recorded as a last-minute addition for A Love So Beautiful: Roy Orbison With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The album’s release had been previously announced before the session that yielded the addition of “Pretty Paper.” Utilizing Roy’s original 1963 vocal track, the Royal Philharmonic laid down instrumentation for the holiday standard written by Willie Nelson. It joins 15 other Orbison classics tracks that comprise the album. Due out November 3, A Love So Beautiful is to be released through Sony Music’s Legacy Recordings in partnership with Roy’s Boys LLC, the Nashville-based company founded by the late icon’s sons to administer their father’s catalog and safeguard his legacy. Available on CD, vinyl LP and digital formats, this brand-new album infuses Orbison’s best original vocal performances, consisting of hits and fan favorites such as “Oh, Pretty Woman,” “Crying” and “Only the Lonely,” with the emotion and world class musicianship of the Royal Philharmonic, London’s most notable orchestra. Roy’s sons Wesley (guitar), Roy Jr. (guitar) and Alex (drums) provided instrumental backing on selected tracks, along with ten-month-old grandson Roy III (guitar, tambourine).
From the Top receives grant to support chamber music performances
From the Top (FTT), America’s national platform celebrating classically-trained young musicians, is pleased to announce the receipt of a grant from the Association of Chamber Music Players (ACMP).
The $10,000 grant will support the performances of chamber groups on two episodes of NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, the weekly public radio showcase of talented young classically-trained musicians.
The first ACMP Young Chamber Ensemble will perform on October 1, 2017, in a recording at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston. Trio Giocoso, a piano trio of 12-year-old musicians Eleanor Markey (violin), Oan Woo Park (cello), and Hyeonuk Park (piano) was formed at NEC’s Preparatory School and is coached by Laura Blustein. The young musicians will perform the fourth movement of the Piano Trio in E-flat major Op. 1, No. 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven.
NESSERIA new video “Les Ruines”
You can watch their new video “Les Ruines”, taken from their new album “Cette Erosion De Nous-Mêmes” and it will be out in October, 6.
7 Minutes in Heaven Unleash “LOTL” Music Video
The band’s lead vocalist/guitarists Timmy Rasmussen expands on the song by stating,
“The action of breaking away from the status quo, forcing you to create your own path and taking action to find a solution. Calling yourself out for not doing the things you’ve set out to do, and letting go of what’s been holding you back to allow yourself to grow. Self-reflecting that everything works itself out in the end if you believe in yourself and are aware of what’s going on around you.”
KORE ROZZIK Releases “Mistress”
Queens,NY theatrical rocker Kore Rozzik is back with a cinematically schocking new music video for his single “Mistress,” off of the upcoming, full length album, Vengeance Overdrive’
Dark0 announces new project ‘Xenotype’
London producer Dark0 has announced his latest project, Xenotype, dropping via Adult Swim on October 2nd and shares new single “Qarin” today. This new music is his way of processing recent experiences of death, prejudice and isolation into a collection of songs, clothing, videos and graphics. Channeling these experiences through the lens of video game culture, Xenotype was heavily inspired by games like Need For Speed and Rocket League and the freedom that comes with them.
SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT’S (Handmaid’s Tale) new project set to Mainland’s new track
After a year of living off the grid in Marfa, TX, artist Charlotte Fassler — former visual editor and producer at Man Repeller — is officially partnering with long time creative collaborator Dani Girdwood — protégé of director Reed Morano. Girdwood is coming fresh off of The Handmaid’s Tale and associate producing Morano’s most recent film I Think We’re Alone Now, starring Elle Fanning and Peter Dinklage.
LA’s reigning queen of mysterious pop, Luna Shadows, has unveiled a stunning reimagination of Brand New’s “Jesus Christ”. Premiering via Billboard, the minimal production along with Luna’s signature brooding, atmospheric vocals boldly takes the modern classic to riveting new heights.
Kev Minney “Just Another Day”
Independent singer/songwriter Kev Minney began his musical career at the age of 30. Battling with a stutter, Kev had to overcome severe stage fright to get performing. Fueled with drive he spent the first two years practicing six hours a day before going to work as a guitar teacher in the evenings.
Via The Line of Best Fit: “On her debut single “Closer”, Norway’s Emma Jensen hinted at great things. On her new track she fulfils that early promise.
“Make You Mine” is thrillingly minimal; with Jensen’s slightly throaty croon all the way up in the mix there’s very little else needed to make this track a winner.
FRIGHTENED RABBIT UNVEIL OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SONG “ROADLESS”
“There’s something uncanny about hearing the band’s telegenic guitars juxtaposed with the vivid body horror of Baker’s prose, but Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison meets her on her level …it’s combination of Baker’s weary voice and Frightened Rabbit’s strum-and-stomp sound that makes this one particularly effective. The contrast between the two is like stepping out of a dark movie theater, and adjusting your eyes to the sunlight of the world outside.” – PITCHFORK
Exciting London rock duo Anavae release music you need to hear
This duo have been making their mark on the UK rock scene following previous releases such as the Dimensions EP and are now back with new singles, videos and an EP about to drop.
On Friday they surprised fans with the new video for ‘Are We Alone?’, which saw a great reaction across YouTube and Facebook.
No Way Back brings ‘Minute’ back in nostalgic new Music Video
Los Angeles-based producer No Way Back brought his imitable piano-led House style to Enhanced with the outstanding ‘Minute’ featuring the soulful Sophia Black on vocals.
Bringing a bumpy, playful production to the label No Way Back coupled Sophia Black’s soothing lyrics with crisp claps and mellow, grooving pads to form a production brimming with positivity whilst No Way Back’s vocal edits switch-up ‘Minute’ to deliver an exquisitely produced end-product providing a healthy insight into No Way Back’s brilliantly unique and exuberant style.
HOUSTON FEMCEE NESSACARY LIKES TO “SHOW OFF” ON NEW SINGLE
Houston resident femcee by way of Cleveland, NessaCary, flaunts her independence on her latest single, “Show Off.” Produced by TBlack, the track will appear on the follow up to her collab effort with Killa Kyleon, “Mr & Mrs Smith.” The new project is entitled “NessaCary: Conceited Music” which currently has no release date.
“Romeo” was premiered exclusive via V Magazine HERE, who called it “an explosive pop anthem”. The duo of Julie Budet and Jean-François Perrier (aka GrandMarnier), made a creative, fun and nostalgic video to go along with it.
The track, which premiered this morning as Zane Lowe’s World Record on Beats 1, features Lauv and was written by DJ Snake, Ed Sheeran, Steve Mac, Lindy Robbins, Ilsey Juber & Johnny McDaid.
Aha Gazelle Joins Lecrae On All Things Work Together Tour
New Orleans rapper, producer, singer-songwriter Aha Gazelle is joining Lecrae’s upcoming 24-date tour, All Things Work Together. As premiered on Beats 1 Radio with Ebro yesterday, the two Reach Records artists released “Whatchu Mean,” their newest single together, in anticipation of the tour. Kicking off in Memphis on Oct. 4th, dates include stops in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago and New York City.
DEERHOOF SHARE VIDEO FOR “SINGALONG JUNK (FT. XENIA RUBINOS)”
Mountain Moves — which debuted this week at #2 of Billboard’s Heatseekers chart, at #1 on the Alternative New Artist Albums chart, at #10 on LP Vinyl Albums chart, among other career high positions — has earned acclaim from Pitchfork, SPIN, Newsweek, The AV Club, Under The Radar, and more.The band kicked off their headlining U.S. tour this week, including upcoming performances at LA’s Teragram Ballroom on Friday Sept. 22, and Brooklyn, NY’s Villain on October 7th. A full itinerary is listed below.
Kadija Kamara’s Alternative Soul Brims With Vitality in ‘Eyes On You’
“Eyes on you is fun and sexy song. It’s about meeting someone you connect with on more than just the physical … In a room full of others … You are the only 2 who matter in the room. Slightly shy but cheeky.”
The official video for “Too Much To Ask” – the new single from Niall Horan’s debut solo album, Flicker (Capitol Records) – was unveiled today. The clip was directed by Malia James (Troye Sivan, Halsey). Tom Birmingham and Targa Sahyoun served as the video’s producers.
The Shelters debut video for “Gold”
The band kicks off their tour with The Head & The Heart tonight in New York at Central Park’s Summerstage. The select run of dates now include additional stops in Philadelphia, Atlanta, Nashville, St. Louis, Birmingham, Richmond, Memphis and more. Of their live performances, The Chicago Tribune declares, “Echoing the likes of The Kinks—with Boston-esque riffs dropping into a swirling duel of two guitars versus one bass, and a vocalist/guitarist serving a rockabilly look—The Shelters were a hodge-podge of classic rock hooks and iconography.”
Today, Norwegian superstar, Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, a.k.a Kygo, releases his EP entitled Stargazing via Sony Music Sweden/Ultra Music/RCA Record. The EP includes his new single also titled “Stargazing”, and “This Town” featuring singer-songwriter, Sasha Sloane, as well as previously released “First Time” with Ellie Goulding. The EP is released fresh off the heels of the global hit record “It Ain’t Me” with Selena Gomez and a collaboration with U2 on “You’re The Best Thing About Me”. Both products are available at all retailers now.
One of the best young players in the NBA, Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo’s incredible athleticism is only rivaled by his hidden singing ability. This fall, Oladipo prepares to unveil his his considerable musical ability on Songs For You, his upcoming EP. Blessed with a deep and soulful set of pipes, Oladipo is equally influenced by modern R&B and classic 70s soul, delivering an impressive set of tracks that span the R&B spectrum. On the new EP, Oladipo flexes a strong work ethic and an athletic vocal ability that mirrors his aggressive playing style. Distributed by EMPIRE, the EP hits stores later this fall.
Fergie, the eight-time GRAMMY® Award-winner and global superstar, shares the music video for “Like It Ain’t Nuttin'”. The track is from Double Dutchess, Fergie’s highly anticipated second full-length opus and very first visual album “experience,” out September 22 via her own label Dutchess Music/BMG.
As summer comes to a close, BROADSIDE are delivering another slice of paradise, the Morrissey-inspired song and new music video “I Love You, I Love You. It’s Disgusting.” The bittersweet track is the closer on their latest album Paradise, and furthers BROADSIDE’s abiding pledge to fearlessly expand their voice as leaders of the pop-punk crusade.
Sparks celebrate “The Missionary Position” with a new lyric video
Recorded in Los Angeles, Hippopotamus sees Sparks take the pop form, shake it up, and create an album that is adventurous, fresh, and idiosyncratically ‘Sparks.’ Described as “the smartest, most consistently evolving band in the history of rock”, and internationally-acclaimed as pop pioneers, Sparks’ music has always been innovative and instantly identifiable.
Jessica Lea Mayfield’s anticipated new album, Sorry Is Gone, is now streaming in full exclusively at NPR Music’s First Listen series. Listen HERE. Of the album, NPR Music’s Tom Moon declares, “She doesn’t hide or hold back—a raw, fierce attitude runs through the confessional stanzas. And there are expressions of anger, too. But Mayfield never lets bitterness become the whole story—she tempers the astringent lyrics of ‘Offa My Hands’ and ‘Wish You Could See Me Now’ with a breezy, beguiling melodic sweetness. There’s a sense of catharsis, but it’s catharsis on pop terms: Sorry Is Gone is the sound of someone who knows exactly how much her baggage weighs, and exactly how much energy it takes to get it out of her way and into the rearview mirror.”
Detroit Heavy-hitter BandGang Masoe Calls Out Music Industry Sleepers on “Let Us In”
The industry may not be paying attention, but BandGang Masoe and his crew have been tirelessly putting on Detroit, releasing heater after heater while representing the streets they grew up in. In “Let Us In,” Masoe shows his prolific work ethic and unmatchable flow. Trying to get his family and friends out the hood, the young artist demands the shine he deserves from the music industry and label executives. With his “God’s Boy” video earning over 244k views on YouTube, and his forthcoming God’s Boy project coming in the near future, BandGang Masoe is on his way to do just that.
“Many of the crumbling, abandoned buildings in Cleveland experienced their summer many years ago and now they sit frozen in some permanent state of fall,” says Sweet Apple’s John Petkovic, who directed the video and shot the Cleveland portion of it. “They are evocative and full of sadness: The roofs are missing; the windows are smashed; the doors are busted – and they seem so vulnerable as winter approaches. Seeing them crumbling and abandoned is reminiscent of an excavation site – a geological dig for remnants of some long-gone America.”
“Stone Cold” had its beginnings as a pure conversation. As Chris ran into an ex of his at a café, and as all the emotions were coming to the surface, all he could remember saying was “It’s kinda random running into you.” From that simple sentence, the inspiration behind “Stone Cold” came to be; being direct and to the point, just like the conversation.
The new song was co- written by Charli XCX and produced by Charlie Handsome [Drake, Mac Miller], the track pairs Finland’s biggest voice with Morocco’s biggest rapper. Today the UK tastemaker Annie Mac premiered it on Radio 1 as her “Hottest Record”.
On October 6, the Nashville-based singer and songwriter Becca Mancari will release her debut album Good Woman via Gold Tooth Records. Today, Rolling Stone Country premiered the “gorgeous, panoramic” video for “Golden,” the third single to be released from the forthcoming album.