The 21 year old New Jersey based multi-talented singer, songwriter, and producer, Jeremy Zucker has just released his new single, “End”. The track, which was written on an exceptionally overcast day in London, is about finding that tiny thread of hope amidst feelings of frustration and despondence. Following the success of his independently released EP’s Beach Island and Breathe in 2015, as well as his EP Motions in 2016, Jeremy released “Talk Is Overrated” Feat blackbear this past July. Both new tracks will be featured on Jeremy Zucker’s upcoming EP, out on October 27th.
Chris Bones Drops Stylistically Vibrant Single Today
At only 19, Chris has effortlessly blended Pop with R&B to create a single that is both emotionally charged and stylistically vibrant, and I would love to hear your thoughts about the song.
“Rock and Roll doesn’t need saving; the cure’s right here.” That’s what David Fricke, the legendary Rolling Stone journalist said of The Len Price 3, an English pop band who deliver instantly memorable tunes and an unstoppable whirlwind of power. With an ever growing and ferociously loyal worldwide following, twelve years and five albums under their belts, they remain the best-kept secret in show business
Their new release, Kentish Longtails name-checks a piece of local folklore concerning a curse allegedly placed upon the people of Strood by Thomas à Becket which condemned the children of this town on the banks of the Medway to be born with tails. Thankfully tail-less, but with tall tales and colorful harmonies intact, the Len Price 3 deliver catchy vintage pop tunes with plenty of punk rock oomph and a sprinkling of sonic weirdness. Expect melodic nuggets, shiny pop hooks and rich lyrical content laden with wry social observations and acid-tongued retorts.
Darius Rucker Celebrates Eighth No. 1 “If I Told You” + Previews New Music
Darius Rucker toasted to songwriters Ross Copperman (BMI), Shane McAnally (GMR) and Jon Nite (ASCAP) at the No. 1 party celebrating “If I Told You” last night at the newly unveiled Topgolf complex in Nashville, Tenn. “If I Told You” is Rucker’s eighth No. 1 single since his debut in country music in 2008 and the first single from his upcoming fifth studio album on Capitol Records Nashville, WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME. As Rucker announced on the TODAY show earlier this summer, WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME will be released nationwide Friday, October 20.
— Darius Rucker (@dariusrucker) July 25, 2017
Last night, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, director, musician Bruno Mars brought his massive 24K Magic World Tour to New York City for the first of two consecutive sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden. The two-time Super Bowl Halftime performer conquered the arena with his acclaimed band The Hooligans and gave the audience the spectacular show everyone’s been talking about.
Mars’ 24K Magic World Tour – which sold over 1 million tickets in a day – will take over the tri-state area four more times in the upcoming weeks:
SEPTEMBER 23 – MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
SEPTEMBER 26 – PRUDENTIAL CENTER
OCTOBER 4 – BARCLAYS CENTER
OCTOBER 5 – THE NEW COLISEUM
Washington electronic duo Indignis release soothing, electro-pop single “Only You”
Washington DC based production duo Indiginis drop new single “Only You”. Recently signed to Majestic Casual, the Tibetan brother’s have figured out how to strike a fine balance between electro pop, tasteful electronic and chillstep. Featuring the tender vocal stylings of songwriter Jessica Millete, the track, which was originally started 2 years ago, has been refined to a point where the brothers believe it ready to be shared.
Jacob Diamond releases new single ‘Blue Begets Blue’
Having wrapped his Docks single tour just months ago, award-winning WA alt-folk oddity Jacob Diamond today releases Blue Begets Blue, the second single from his forthcoming debut LP (due in 2018), with an intimate national tour to follow, punctuated by an appearance at legendary festival Camp Doogs.
Guitar Legend Steve Hunter To Release New Album “Before The Lights Go Out”
“Before The Lights Go Out” is long time Alice Cooper/Lou Reed Guitarist Steve Hunter’s latest solo album. The cover art and title make a statement about his failing eyesight, but don’t make the mistake of thinking this is a quiet wave goodbye. As soon as you put on the first track, you will know that this is more like a Blues Rock Declaration of Independence! There are sexy grooves, luscious guitar tones and melodies galore.
As with all Hunter’s releases, there is some diversity and sound imagery, not least of which is Tienes Mi Corazón where alongside his nylon string improvisation comes the sound of his own heart. And listen out for Joe Satriani adding his fire to the heat of “Mojo Man.”
Featuring Former DIO Guitarist, The TRACY G GROUP’s New Album “Tramp”
The TRACY G GROUP, featuring former DIO and WWIII guitarist Tracy G, will release their new album “Tramp” October 13th, 2017 via Sonic Night Music Club.
LA’s TRACY G GROUP is back with its heavy release “Tramp”. The album showcases outstanding former DIO and WWIII guitarist Tracy G’s blend of modern day heavy metal. Joining Tracy on the album are drummers Ray Luzier (KORN) and Patrick Johansson (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, W.A.S.P.) as well as powerful vocalist Michael Beatty and labyrinthian bassist Randy Oviedo.
New Orleans rapper, producer, singer-songwriter, Aha Gazelle, officially releases “Back In My Bag.” Teased on his SoundCloud earlier this month to hold fans over, the track is now available on all DSPs, including iTunes and Spotify. A straight-up motivational record, “Back In My Bag” is about not losing one’s self. “I almost took the bait and played the part,” Aha said, annotating the lyrics. “I almost forgot who I truly am.”
Ahead of their No Escape Out Of Time project release on Friday, RITUAL have hooked up with Atlanta fast riser 6LACK for a rework of their single, “Drown The Lovers.” Chosen today as Zane Lowe’s World Record, the union came about when RITUAL posted a cover of 6LACK’s “Loyal” online, and the artists have been in touch ever since.
GRIZFOLK RELEASE “IN MY ARMS ” VIDEO
Southern California’s Grizfolk have released the video for their “In My Arms” single, a collaboration with Jamie N Commons that has garnered over 2.2 million streams on Spotify since its release. Drawing on wide-ranging backgrounds both musical and geographical — frontman Adam Roth, bassist Brendan Willing James, and drummer Billy Delia hail from different corners from the U.S., while keyboardist Sebastian Fritze and guitarist Fredrik Eriksson come from opposite coasts of Sweden — the band textures its songs with a heady mix of graceful melody, sprawling guitar work, and lush but edgy electronics.
Falsifier Release Their New Album “World Demise”!
Falsifier took the Canadian metal scene by storm, now releasing a their debut full-length album “World Demise. The band followed their first release with extensive touring, with Canadian downtempo juggernauts ‘Continent’.
Belgian heavy music luminaries AMENRA have just issued an evocative music video for the track “Children Of The Eye” through Revolver Magazine. The track is the first single to be premiered from the band’s Mass VI full-length, due out October 20th through Neurot Recordings. The stunning new video for the song was directed by Wim Reygaert.
HARRISON STORM To Make U.S. Debut
Australia’s Harrison Storm shares his latest EP Change It All (out now via Nettwerk Records) featuring the standout title track that has over 3 million combined streams.
Storm personifies that eloquent edict of carpe diem. Under the cover of sand and waves, the fabled Australian beach life defined Harrison’s formative years.
Leisure Club Premieres “Hold On” via GRAYOWL POINT
They recently teamed up with Grayowl Point to premiere their latest single “Hold On,” off of their upcoming self-titled LP due for release November 17th.
Kishi Bashi Announces Fall U.S. Tour
Kishi Bashi is the pseudonym for violin virtuoso K Ishibashi. Having recorded, toured, and collaborated with diverse artists such as Regina Spektor, Sondre Lerche, and of Montreal, Kishi Bashi released his first full-length album “151a” via Joyful Noise in 2012, which received high praise and the title of NPR’s “Best New Artist Of The Year”. K’s follow-up album “Lighght” expanded his palette to include more diverse and nuanced instrumentation, flirting with Eastern-tinged arrangements, Philip Glass inspired improvisations, and 70s prog.
Sacred Shrines to Release Debut LP, ‘Come Down From the Mountain’
Australia’s psych/garage cult quintet Sacred Shrines will release its debut album, Come Down from the Mountain on November 17 via Rogue Wave Records. The Brisbane-based group delivers juicy psychedelic and garage-inspired tunes with fuzzy guitars and driving rhythms wrapped in gorgeous reverb and a rare authenticity. The full-length is the follow-up to Sacred Shrines’ double A-Side 7″, “Apollo / Hung Up On Your Wall”, released in 2014 to celebrate the band’s inaugural live gig.
Linking old school breaks with modern big room electro sounds, Matisse & Sadko prove why they are nicknamed ‘Russia’s finest export’ on their energetic Dim Mak single “HNDZ Up,” premiered on YourEDM.
Saturn Rising shares intimate “Ghost” video
Black Plastica on “Ghost”:
“The beauty of the myriad of dualities within us and our expression of them through intimacy with others and ourselves can be so tender yet, brutal. We created our own neon dreamscape to channel those feels through the music, the artist, flesh, textures, and movement.”
Luca Testa’s “Go Down” on Deorro’s Panda Funk
The newest release on Panda Funk is Luca Testa’s massive “Go Down,” a tech-house and electro influenced club bomb. “Go Down” features Luca’s own vocals and a driving bassline with one of the most intense drops that he’s ever created; the track demonstrates Luca’s tech house and techno influences as a producer combined with his love of electronic music, resulting in a track that will appeal to fans of multiple genres of electronic music and a perfect complement to club or festival sets. As the lyrics appropriately quip, when this track is played, it’s truly “about to go down.” Luca has been playing the unreleased version of the track during his shows already to crazed crowds, so look to hear this one coming through your local haunt’s speakers soon. “Go Down” is out on Panda Funk, the Los Angeles based record label and cultural expedition whose roster also includes Michael Sparks, FESTIVILLAINZ, A Boy & A Girl and more promising avante-garde artists.
Foo Fighters’ ninth studio album Concrete and Gold has entered the Billboard 200 at #1, with sales of nearly 130,000 copies in the first week since its September 15 release on Roswell Records/RCA Records.
The second FF album to hit #1 in the U.S.–the first being 2011’s Wasting Light—Concrete and Gold has also posted the band’s biggest ever first week numbers outside its home country. At press time, the album’s world domination included #1 debuts in a total of eleven countries: The U.S., the UK (the band’s fourth UK #1), Australia (its seventh Australian #1), New Zealand (its sixth #1 in New Zealand), Canada (the band’s third Canadian #1), Ireland (first FF #1 since 2002), Norway, Austria, Greece, Japan and the Netherlands—the latter three territories seeing their first #1 Foo Fighters record. Additionally, Concrete and Gold bowed at #2 in Germany, Sweden, Italy and Belgium, #3 in Finland, and #9 in France, marking the band’s first French top 10 debut.
Video: Led By Vajra “White Dress”
Italian Prog/Core band, Led By Vajra, have released their first official video from their forthcoming Sliptrick Records release ΨΥXN. It’s a monster track entitled White Dress which features the bands duel female/male fronted vocals, their eclectic new wave metal-core sound and carries a serious social message within the lyrics. In the bands own words; “The video stands for the double identity of the women who get raped: they start to think they deserved what happened to them instead of feeling just like a victim.”
Acclaimed Guitarist Kevin Breit Presents All-Instrumental Album
Stony Plain Records announces a November 17 release date for acclaimed guitarist Kevin Breit’s new CD, Johnny Goldtooth and The Chevy Casanovas. The new disc was written and produced by Kevin Breit.
Check out LA’s Sleeptalk Self-Titled Album!
LA-based electro-pop quartet Sleeptalk’s debut album is out now via Artery Recordings
Vocalist Anthony Fitzpatrick says “It’s about being with the girl you have wanted to be with for so long and realizing you both were meant to be together.”
The song premiered in an interview piece with What Youth where the band’s Max Rauch shared, “I had been listening to a lot of 70’s Power Pop (Todd Rundgren/Big Star/Badfinger) and was inspired to write a song that dealt with adoration in a very immediate kind of way. When I brought the demo to the rest of the band the song really came to life. Brian added a melodic & snappy bass line, Ryan made the groove bounce and Keith added lead guitar parts that manage to be both heartwarming and heart-wrenching.”
Video: Ari Lennox x Night Drive
2017 is proving to be a breakout year for Dreamville newcomer Ari Lennox. A year after the release of her EP PHO, Ari Lennox joined one of the most anticipated tours this year, J Cole’s 4 Your Eyez Only World Tour. As the tour heads to Europe the soulful singer releases a visual for “Night Drive.” Check it out HERE.