How To Get Music In Spotify Playlists

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How To Get Music In Spotify Playlists

The General Assembly announce new album Vanishing Point

Melbourne 5-piece The General Assembly have released their debut album Vanishing Point and announced launch shows at The Toff In Town, Melbourne on 16 Nov, The Bearded Tit, Sydney on 25 Nov, The Milk Factory, Brisbane on 22 Nov and The Lass O’Gowrie, Newcastle on 26 Nov.

Pairing Matt Wicking’s remarkable voice and poetic lyrics with a dark electric spirit, the album fulfils the promise of live shows that audiences have called “achingly beautiful”, “divine”, “confronting and inspiring”, “truly incredible” and “an emotional experience”.

Paul Wetz – ‘Moonlight EP

At the youthful age of 20 Paul Wetz from the Black Forest in Germany is already moving dancefloors across Europe on his summer tour with Texan born artist Sean Bradford. In Just 3 short years Paul has built up an impressive collection of his own music, remixes, and productions for various artists. This year he is set to push things up even further with an exciting release schedule of his infectious groovy tracks.

Erick Morillo Releases Two-Part Subliminal Sessions Mix for 2017.

A name synonymous with electronic music, Erick Morillo is part of the generation of DJs that were formative of the house music revolution. With a career spanning several decades, Erick has remained one of the most in-demand and instantly recognizable producers in the world since launching Subliminal Records in 1997 with Harry Romero and Jose Nunez.

Black Futures release video for debut single ‘KARMA YA DIG!?’

Industrial noise-punk duo Black Futures have revealed the brand new video for their debut single ‘KARMA YA DIG!?’. Reminiscent of Death From Above 1979, Nine Inch Nails and The Chemical Brothers, ‘KARMA YA DIG!?’ combines deep, dark, dangerous bass, throbbing beats, serrated guitars and trippy vocals to create a nihilistic dream-like soundscape.

DEVINE ELECTRIC Release Video For ‘Don’t Lie To Me’

Sydney’s Devine Electric has released a new video from their recently released self titled new album.
Formed in 2005, when pretentious and lack lustre acts were dominating the local Sydney venues, Devine Electric brought a raw and uplifting form of dirty rock crashing back into the local scene.

Sydney Pop Singer SIki Daha releases a sweet love tune ‘Certain Someone’

Sydney Pop singer Siki Daha has released a new love song dedication tune dubbed ‘Certain Someone’ which was premiered by Auspop.

‘Certain Someone’ elicits similar strong emotions such as your classic R&B tunes, channeling the Boyz II Men/Craig David love song days with a splash of pop.

auspOp PREMIERE : SIKI DAHA – Certain Someone

ICYMI: And So I Watch You From Afar share new single ‘Dying Giants’

‘The Endless Shimmering’ is due out on 20th October 2017 and will be released via Sargent House (home to the likes of Russian Circles, Deafheaven, Marriages, Mutoid Man, TTNG, Boris, Chelsea Wolfe, Mylets, Tera Melos and more).

GENUS ORDINIS DEI Release New Single

Symphonic death metal quartet Genus Ordinis Dei have released a new single and music video for the song ‘Halls of Human Delights’. The impressive music video was directed by Steve Saints, and filmed on location at Villa Cavour in Trino, Italy. Watch it now at this location.

‘Halls of Human Delights’ is the first single taken from their upcoming second full-length album entitled Great Olden Dynasty which will see a global release on November 24, 2017 via Eclipse Records. The album features ten pummeling tracks of symphonic death-metal mastery, including Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil) on guest vocals for the song ‘Salem’. The album was produced, mixed, and mastered by Simone Mularoni (Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody, DGM) at Domination Studio.

The Plague release upbeat synth-punk single “Can’t Stop Loving You”

Rochester-based “Futurepunk” band The Plague has debuted another new single from their upcoming full-length album Hope For The F.U.T.U.R.E. The track “Can’t Stop Loving You” premiered with and is an upbeat tune about accepting someone for who they are and loving them unconditionally.

First play of The Plague’s latest single ‘Can’t Stop Loving You’

Lawrence Preston Goes from Child Prodigy to Bass-Playing Guiding Light of Modern Soul

It’s reassuring to know that in these days of click tracks and auto tune, REAL SOUL still exists. Not just music which fits a convenient pigeon-hole but music with real heart and a real musician creating it. Lawrence Preston is not just an incredible singer, he is a skilled-songwriter; studio producer and multi-instrumentalist, focussing on the bass as his primary instrument. “Something for You” typifies the effortless, soothing song-writing style Lawrence has come to be known for, whilst incorporating more surprising influences from the worlds of jazz and gospel. This then is what Lawrence deems, Eclectic Soul, a sound which we can all expect to hear much more of.

Fifth Freedom Release Official Music Video for “Midnight Rain”

Portland, ME Southern Rock Band Fifth Freedom has released the Official Music Video for the single “Midnight Rain” off of their 2016, sophomore album Heartbreak & Hellfire.

“Midnight Rain, is a bluesy ballad shouted from the very depths of singer, Alan Jones’ soul. It’s a song about moving on from a love lost by knife-twisting betrayal. Midnight Rain showcases the band’s earnest songwriting as well as their technical chops. – Fifth Freedom

HUMANS ETCETERA: “Bedsores” Video Premiered At No Echo

No Echo has debuted the new “Bedsores” video from China-based American musician Christopher Henry and his HUMANS ETCETERA project. The track is pulled from the outfit’s Intelligent Skeleton album, impending release through Nefarious Industries in less than two weeks.

Westerman explores human urge for self-documentation on new single ‘Keep Track’

Sometimes a narrative songwriter emerges from the hinterland of mainstream culture. On his new Call And Response EP, west London’s Westerman renders the contemporary experience with razor wit and poignancy, pitting timeless human vulnerabilities with the often baffling ephemera of modern living.


Power Quest, the renowned melodic power metal band based in the UK just released a music video for “Lords of Tomorrow”, the second single from their long awaited 6th album “Sixth Dimension”. The album will be released on October 13th via Inner Wound Recordings in Europe/USA and on October 11th in Japan via Marquee/Avalon.

DJ Seinfeld announces debut album ‘Time Spent Away From U’ (Lobster Fury)

DJ Seinfeld announces his long-awaited debut album ‘Time Spent Away From U’ on Lobster Fury out November 3rd. The album follows a year packed with EP releases on Endotherm, Natural Sciences and E-Beamz.


The video for ‘Love Like Ours’ by Estelle featuring Tarrus Riley is now out. The smooth, mid-tempo track is an exclusive on the Reggae Gold 2017 compilation album. The Reggae Gold compilation series from VP Records has presented the best of dancehall, roots and lovers rock reggae for over two decades.

Rodney Carrington’s NETFLIX Special ‘Here Comes The Truth’ Premieres Today

Fans of Rodney Carrington, one of America’s best-loved and commercially-successful comedians, are in luck with two new releases this week that will look to enhance his reputation as a funny man who continues to deliver the goods. The Laughter’s Good recording artist released a Netflix-only special today entitled Here Comes The Truth, and also issued an album of the same performance, available through iTunes and Google Play.

Recorded before a live audience at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Here Comes The Truth offers his devoted fan following a no-holds-barred look at life and love – in a unique way that only Carrington can deliver. With track titles such as “I’m Fat,” “Viagra,” and “The Marriage Advice Song,” both the special and the recording are sure to put smiles on plenty of faces throughout the world.

Slaughter Beach, Dog (Jake Ewald of Modern Baseball) premieres new single with Noisey

Slaughter Beach, Dog (Jake of Modern Baseball) are now streaming their new song”Acolyte” via Noisey. Noisey calls “Acolyte” a “perfect love song,” saying, “Slaughter Beach, Dog, softens the lines between reality, fiction, and metaphor like a drunk memory.”

Soulwax Share Video For “Is It Always Binary”

Today Soulwax are thrilled to share the video for their track “Is It Always Binary”, taken from their recently-released album FROM DEEWEE, their first proper studio album in over a decade. The film provides a glimpse of the band’s universally acclaimed live installation imagined by Soulwax and III-Studio under the name of Transient Program for Drums and Machinery. The performance was recorded and filmed live on August 29th at 3 Mills Studios in London, captured by James Willis at Bullion Productions.

Pauline Andres Announces New Album “Fearless Heart” Out February 2018

Exciting news coming from singer-songwriter, and world-traveler — Pauline Andres. The French-born songstress will be releasing her next full-length album, Fearless Heart, in February of 2018!

Born in France a coal miner’s daughter, Pauline Andres made a name for herself with a sweet and smoky voice that “perfectly conveys the thoughts and observations of an old soul walking home at closing time.” A true citizen of the world, she’s lived in Paris, London, Berlin and now Nashville. She traveled the world, survived life-threatening diseases, late night fights and all kinds of heartbreaks. Her nonchalant style tastefully serves an inclination for ordinary suffering and everyday disappointments combined with subtle literary references.


LA-based artist Miya Folick has just announced the details of her impending EP Give It To Me, a five-song collection dropping November 3rd on Terrible Records. In conjunction with the announcement she has shared new EP track “Woodstock,”which follows previously released single “Trouble Adjusting.” While the previous single effectively captured the bombast of her live shows, her cover of Joni Mitchell’s “Woodstock” is a contemplative exercise in slow-burning crescendo, peaking with a virtuosic vocal catharsis. Miya and her band have added a Los Angeles EP release show at The Moroccan on December 5th, adding to her previously announced show with Mitski at Lincoln Hall on November 7th as part of Red Bull’s 30 Days in Chicago series – full details for both dates below.

LA River Bend New Single

The new single from indie, Americana/folk band LA River Bend, entitled ‘Summer Wind’ the new feel good love song was just released and is already gaining quick media attention.

With stunning three-part harmonies, driving drum beats and catchy Californian melodies, the song builds into a fast paced, toe-tapping anthemic chorus, where you’ll find yourself incapable of keeping still.


Italian artist and producer, Daniele Luppi & Parquet Courts’ have teamed up for collaborative album, MILANO, out October 27th on Danger Mouse’s 30th Century Records. The LP is inspired by mid-1980s Milan, with songs about misfits, fashionistas, outsiders and artists of the city, set against the backdrop of culture and creativity struggling to survive amidst rapid gentrification.

Lisa Loeb Performs Title Track from “Lullaby Girl” on CONAN

This Friday, October 6, Lisa Loeb will release Lullaby Girl, a new Amazon Original family music album available for streaming exclusively through Amazon Music Unlimited and Prime Music, as well as for digital download or physical purchase through Amazon Music.

Last week, Lisa Loeb, alongside her all star band of Garretson Lang (bass), Jacob Reed (drums), Adam Chester (piano) and Josh Nelson (keyboard) performed the album’s title track on CONAN.

GROUND: Watch the new video for the track “Ritual”

Hailing from Barcelona, Spain, sludge/doom metal duo Ground have released a brand new video for the track “Ritual”, which is taken off from the band’s debut full-length “I”.

The album is available for free download at the band’s official Bandcamp page:

Nina Nesbitt Announces US Tour Dates

Scottish songwriter Nina Nesbitt will be venturing across the Atlantic this month for two intimate shows in New York City and Los Angeles.

Having sold-out shows in the U.K this summer and being been beckoned by fans to perform in the States for sometime now, Nina is delighted to announce she will be performing with her band at The Peppermint Club in Los Angeles on October 23rd, then will be heading to New York City on October 30thwhere she’ll be performing live at The Mercury Lounge in the Lower East Side.

BRYSON TILLER releases “Self-Made” video

Having just wrapped his North American tour as well as a string of dates in Australia and New Zealand and gearing up to take his Set It Off Tour to Europe alongside SZA, BRYSON TILLER today releases the music video for True to Self fan-favorite track “Self-Made.” Directed by Colin Tilley, the trippy video follows Bryson as he ghost rides and jet skis through the neighborhood streets, and is the perfect visual for the energy of “Self-Made” – watch here.

Hype Machine streams Sound of Ceres’ “gorgeous and spellbinding” new LP

Sound of Ceres — featuring Candy Claws’ Karen Hover and Ryan Hover, The Drums’ Jacob Graham, Apples In Stereo’s Ben Phelan, and guitarist Derrick Bozich — are streaming their second album The Twin produced by Alex Somers (Sigur Rós, Julianna Barwick) in full via Hype Machine ahead of Friday’s release on Joyful Noise Recordings. Hype Machine calls the album “gorgeous and spellbinding.”


Code Orange have shared their official music video for “The Mud,” which debuted during Adult Swim’s Toonami this past Saturday, September 30th. The animated video, which was directed by Dmitry Zakharov and Code Orange’s Shade, is streaming now on the band’s YouTube Channel and on Adult Swim’s website. Earlier this year Code Orange was announced for Adult Swim’s 2017 Singles Series, which features 52 new tracks from a variety of artists over the course of 52 weeks.

LKFFCT shares “breezy and beautiful” single, “Ayy Lmao”

The song premiered on Substream Magazine who said, “The song is so bouncy and so catchy that you’ll walk around with the melody alone stuck in your head for days after hitting play.”

The band’s Max Rauch also shared, “‘Ayy Lmao’ was arranged in very collaborative way. Once this song was written it felt as if the album had a definitive identity. The song title was cute little a joke at first but it stuck. The lyrics are about not allowing your past failures to discourage the continued pursuit of your dreams.”

PREMIERE: LKFFCT’s breezy and beautiful new song, “Ayy Lmao”

Quicksand Share “Cosmonauts”

Fresh off a successful headlining North American tour that wrapped up in the band’s hometown of New York City this weekend, Quicksand are pleased to share a new song “Cosmonauts”. The song is off the band’s first new album in 22 years, Interiors, out on November 10 on Epitaph.

Olan Monk watch video for ‘New Water’

Anam (Meditation Tape) is a self-released set of electronic and instrumental mantras soundtracking time spent in the Atlantic ocean and night walking London early 2017. It’s the first release from the Irish artist under combined alias Olan Monk. Anam was released alongside a performance at Festival Hyperlocal 2017 in London’s Café Oto on 16.9.17.

Hunter Hayes Renovates Music Classroom With Support from Samsung, CMA Foundation

Five-time GRAMMY© nominee Hunter Hayes, with support from Samsung Electronics America, Inc., has generously gifted $100,000 to the CMA Foundation to fully renovate the well-worn music room at the Nashville School of the Arts, home to 621 students in Davidson County. Hayes has always supported and noted the importance of having a dedicated workspace in schools for students to bolster their creative inspiration.

“I’ve always loved what music and charity organizations can do together, and I believe every child should have a place in school that allows them to discover more about their passions and be creative,” shared Hayes. “Thanks to the support of Samsung, CMA Foundation and numerous sponsors, we are able to help restore the Nashville School of the Arts guitar lab and give the students the necessary tools to practice and grow as musicians and artists.”

Hunter Hayes Renovates Music Classroom With Support from Samsung, CMA Foundation

Five-time GRAMMY© nominee Hunter Hayes, with support from Samsung Electronics America, Inc., has generously gifted $100,000 to the CMA Foundation to fully renovate the well-worn music room at the Nashville School of the Arts, home to 621 students in Davidson County. Hayes has always supported and noted the importance of having a dedicated workspace in schools for students to bolster their creative inspiration.

“I’ve always loved what music and charity organizations can do together, and I believe every child should have a place in school that allows them to discover more about their passions and be creative,” shared Hayes. “Thanks to the support of Samsung, CMA Foundation and numerous sponsors, we are able to help restore the Nashville School of the Arts guitar lab and give the students the necessary tools to practice and grow as musicians and artists.”

The Spook School announces new LP, shares video for “Still Alive” via DIY

Today The Spook School announces its eagerly anticipated third album Could It Be Different?, due Jan. 26, 2018 on Slumberland Records and Alcopop! in the UK. To celebrate the news, the band have revealed a video for brand new track “Still Alive” which you can watch and share.

HuffPost premieres deft folk pop from Once cast member Common Jack

Last week Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Common Jack, who played a primary role in the Broadway show Once while functioning as the on-site music director, premiered his new single on HuffPost who noted “Restless’ is a superb song.”

Somewhere between 837 performances in the past year, Common Jack linked up with producer Harper James of the band EIGHTY-NINETY to track his new single “Restless” – if ya dig the amalgamation of pop rock elements into the Americana matrix a la Lumineers.

Garbanotas Bosistas: Track Submission from Lithuania

Lithuanian psych-rock quartet Garbanotas Bosistas exude a gorgeous sound on new track “Last Summer’s Day”, a ballad for its aforementioned season, “about the peaks of mountains and the peaks of days, about friends and fields, about truths and tresses.” Off the band’s forthcoming second album (out in December), “Last Summer’s Day” rides on hazy delights in the verses, really shining during the chorus as the vocals ascend in pitch


Eleven-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum rap icon, producer, actor, and The Conglomerate Entertainment C.E.O. BUSTA RHYMES just uncovered the music video for his new single “Girlfriend.”

Elijah Blake “Technicolor”

The lead single “Technicolor” with accompanying visuals, is paving the way for the R&B, funk and pop-infused project ‘Audiology’, the sophomore release from singer/songwriter Elijah Blake. The artist bares it all in this 14-track set, issued via Steel Wool Entertainment/Empire, and signals Blake as coming full circle with his return to the independent ranks. Today (Sept. 27), Blake premieres his new video for “Technicolor,” on Billboard where he salutes a slew of iconic visuals from the ’80s from Janet Jackson’s “Rhythm Nation” to Bobby Brown’s “Every Little Step”, MJ’s “The Way You Make Me Feel” and Prince’s “When Doves Cry.”

Oddisee – ‘You Grew Up’

Prolific MC and producer Oddisee released ‘The Iceberg’ earlier this year to raves from the NY Times, New Yorker, Pitchfork, NPR and much more, and followed it with a massive international tour that took him across the globe.

The Bronx Hit Highest Chart Debut With New Album “V”

The Bronx, a Los Angeles-based punk band, released the new album V on September 22nd through ATO Records (Alabama Shakes, King Gizzard). In a time when album sales are falling off drastically as streaming grows, this album sold 3,347 copies upon debut, surpassing their previous album, which came out in 2013 with a strong debut sale of 3,085 units.

V’s chart impact was equally strong, seeing The Bronx achieve the highest Billboard Chart numbers in their history; the punk rock band slammed into the Billboard Top 200 at #62, at #5 on Billboard’s selective Heatseekers list, and #27 on the Rock Albums list.

BLACK MARE: Revolver Offers Exclusive “Death By Desire”

Death Magick Mother is the latest studio offering from Los Angeles, California’s BLACK MARE. Mixed by Andrew Clinco of Drab Majesty and mastered by Dan Randall at Mammoth Sound Mastering, the record’s seven haunting tracks capture driving force, Sera Timms, amidst a dynamic cohesion and confluence of inspiration unlike any prior. In their Pick Of the Week, Meat Mead Metal crowns the offering Timms,’ “most striking, from-the-bloody-heart recording of her life,” while Mysteria Maxim commends a, “dreamy, trance-inducing piece of work, layered with ‘other-worldly’ visions (both musically and vocally) that intertwine themselves with Mother Nature.”

Sunderfeet stream new album ‘Nightmare For Myself’

After spending the past weeks sharing a few audio excerpt from the effort with the songs “Dying Day” and “13”, Stoner-grunge power-trio from the East of France Sunderfeet just released its debut full-length album called ‘Nigthmare For Myself’ and available right now for physical & digital formats on Bandcamp.


Raleigh North Carolina’s BIRDS OF AVALON (Guitarists Paul Siler and Cheetie Kumar, bassist David Mueller, synthesist Missy Thangs and dual drummers Scott Nurkin & Jason Aylward) re-congeal for 2017 with a new LP, Operator’s Midnight, on Third Uncle Records; wherein far-flung sonic abstractions braid tightly between earworm melodies and polyrhythmic clamor. The band continues their decade-plus road pilgrimage this fall, having toured with a vast array of fellow aural travelers including The Flaming Lips, Future Islands, Ex Hex, Black Mountain, Big Business, Wooden Shjips, Mudhoney, The Raconteurs, Ted Leo and (this time around) Moon Duo.

Hear Tough Age’s “Piquant Frieze” ahead of the October 20th release of their new album

Shame is out October 20th on Mint Records and, recently, Tiny Mix Tapes premiered the album’s second single, “Piquant Frieze,” calling their upcoming album “the band’s most direct record to date, and their fine balance of good humor and perfect guitar pop feels like both a throwback to the very best of 80s/90s indie rock — from The Bats to The Feelies — as well as a worthy successor to such a legacy.”

GNAW Releases “Rat” Via No Clean Singing

As Translation Loss Records prepares Cutting Pieces, the third LP by New York City-based GNAW, for release at the end of the month, No Clean Singing has undertaken the task of issuing the album’s lead track, “Rat.”

Sluka “Rise” Official Video

In the visually elaborate music video, Sluka’s satirical twist on everything from immigration to those running the country gets magnified in a dream-like series of events. The psychedelic-infused rock track coincides in perfect harmony with the visual aesthetic, which transitions between live performances and locational backdrops that include everything from San Diego high rises to Little Italy sidewalks. The video captures the emotional strength within the chorus scene by scene.

Electro-Pop Duo Shares Far-Out Music Video for “My Mistake”

Today, October 4th, 2017, Phoenix-based electro-pop duo — MRCH — brings us a far-out music video gem for their latest single, “My Mistake.” With a mix of NASA found footage and stunning imagery of vocalist, Mickey Pangburn, the video is reminiscent of a sci-fi cult classic. The silence of space echoes the songs’ message of feeling isolated and alone.

Husser of The Posterz Announces Geto Rock For The Youth EP

With an evocative pen, an authoritative stage-whisper flow, and a sinister demeanor, Husser is one of Canada’s underground kings. Returning to the scene for his first solo project, Husser announces Geto Rock For The Youth EP, a hard-edged and lyrical dose of industrial rap. Featuring seven tracks of dark, dense sonics, revealing personal stories, clever wordplay, and unique flows, Geto Rock For The Youth is an invigorating solo debut release, influenced by Yaadcore, Eminem, Beck, and Rage Against The Machine alike. A member of the critically acclaimed rap group The Posterz, dubbed “best new rap group” by Jeff Weiss and the “pillars of the new wave of Montreal rap” by Complex, Husser makes the most of his time in the solo spotlight on GRFTY, showcasing his off-kilter charisma, nimbly weaving his high-pitched rasp through spaces in the beat. Releasing on November 15th, Geto Rock For The Youth posits Husser as a vital underground artist for the internet age, providing a thinking man’s counterpoint to the sinister sound dominating South Florida’s SoundCloud rap scene.

hunter & wolfe Release “All The Vultures” Via All Things Go

Today, Brooklyn-based rock duo hunter & wolfe release “All The Vultures” exclusively on All Things Go, who states, “From moments of regret to active movements toward change, the single offers a taste of the duo’s psyche. What is proves is music’s infinite ability to heal wounds when we’re all out of time.” This is the second tease from hunter & wolfe’s EP Late Then Never, due out late Fall 2017.


Suspect Parts is the brainchild of two exiled Americans, one Brit and a German who managed to tame their inner demons with buzzsaw punk/powerpop, a cotton candy-meets-razorblade concoction that goes down surprisingly smooth. Ex and current members of bands like The Briefs, Clorox Girls, Maniac, Ripchord, Radio Dead Ones and Red Dons – they are Suspect, they come from Suspect Parts.

Eddie Who – ‘REMIX’

Eddie Harris was one the greatest tenor saxophonist of his era. In the course of recording more than 70 albums, and authoring 7 music books, Eddie has displayed himself as a jazz artist , also known as The Electrifying Eddie Harris who has played blues, rock, jazz fusion, straight-ahead, soul, and funk grooves. Eddie’s pioneering work in musical electronics (the Varitone electronic saxophone amplification system) and the effective conjunction of different elements of blues, R&B, jazz, and funk has had a widespread influence on what is generally considered today’s music. Eddie’s music has been sampled by countless artists including, but not limited to the following: Jamiroquai, Macy Gray, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, Heavy D, etc. He has also had many works featured in highly popular films and television shows from Martin Scorsese’s “Casino” to A&E’s “Bates Motel” and HBO’s “Vinyl.” Eddie’s most popular tunes include: Exodus, Listen Here, Freedom Jazz Dance, Compared To What and Cold Duck Time.

Fyvr announces beat heavy, experimental new album

Humble Michigan native, Fyvr stages driving beats along lush instrumental landscapes. His approach to music embraces lo-fi aesthetics, sampling analog synthesizers and recording to cassette tape. Shifting from Michigan to New York City and finally settling on an island off the coast of Maine, Fyvr maintains an obsessive relationship with outdated audio hardware and continues to experiment and evolve his studio practice.

Lisa Loeb to be Honored at the 2018 She Rocks Awards

The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) is pleased to announce acclaimed platinum-selling artist Lisa Loeb as the first honoree at the upcoming 2018 She Rocks Awards. Recognizing women who stand out as role models in the music industry, the live awards event will take place on January 26, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at the new House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. Tickets are now on sale and available for purchase at

Lisa Loeb is a singer-songwriter, producer, touring artist, author and philanthropist who started her career with the platinum-selling Number 1 hit song “Stay (I Missed You)” from the film Reality Bites. A trailblazing independent artist, Lisa was the first pop musician to have a Number 1 single while not signed to a recording contract. Lisa continues to craft irresistible pop songs for the 21st century, while designing Lisa Loeb Eyewear, writing children’s books, and supporting non-profit causes. She is releasing a new children’s album on October 6, titled Lullaby Girl. For more information about Lisa Loeb, visit


Alamo Records own, Smokepurpp is having his best year ever and he’s bringing the gang with him! In Purpp’s new video,”Phantom” (directed by RAHEEMISBLIND), the young rapper takes a walk in a Phantom Rolls Royce with his Gucci Gang comrades, Lil Pump and Richie Samos.

Chase Atlantic Debut Album Out Today

Australian alt-pop trio Chase Atlantic have released their self-titled debut album, out today via Warner Bros. Records. Fresh off a 30+ date tour with Sleeping With Sirens, the debut full-length release continues what has already been a momentous year for the band, which has manifested an exponential growth in the band’s social following, amassing over 35 million global streams to date andrecently peaking at nearly 900,000 monthly listeners on Spotify. The 14-track album includes eight new songs alongside six previously released favorites off their series of releases from earlier this year – Part One,Part Two, and Part Three. To coincide with the album release, their new track, “Okay” premiered today exclusively on Apple Music’s Beats 1 with Zane Lowe.

Blues Duo Screamin’ John & T.D. Lind Release New Single “Big Bad Coraline”

lues duo Screamin’ John & T.D. Lind have released their new single “Big Bad Coraline.” The song premiered exclusively on The Vinyl District and is now available to stream on the official Down the Alley Records Soundcloud.

“Everybody really hit it out of the park on this session, and it was great to have the freedom to actually write songs in the studio,” Screamin’ John Hawkins recalled. “We wrote, rehearsed, and recorded ‘Coraline’ in about an hour and a half, and actually played it at a gig that night. Amazing things happen here in Kentucky when you get old friends together with guitars and bourbon!”

Jade Bird’s “Grinnin’ In Your Face” video premieres

The video for emerging British artist Jade Bird’s cover of “Grinnin’ in Your Face” (opb Son House), is premiering via Entertainment Weekly who explain, “Listen to 19-year-old Jade Bird’s debut EP, Something American, which released this July, and a gorgeous pastiche of well-worn American sounds—blues, folk, country—will wash over you. Listen to her speak, though, and you’ll hear the lilt of her hometown of Hexham, England. It’s a compelling combination, made more compelling by just how well she seems to capture the spirit of those traditions, which is never felt more strongly than on her cover of Son House’s ‘Grinnin’ In Your Face.’”

See U.K. country music breakout Jade Bird cover ‘Grinnin’ In Your Face’

Paperhaus Stream New LP ‘Are These The Questions That We Need To Ask?’ Via The 405

Washington, DC-based, psychedelic rock band, Paperhaus, stream their new album, Are These The Questions That We Need To Ask?, due out this Friday, October 6th via Misra Records. Today, fans can get an exclusive listen to the LP via The 405, who say, “Musically, the song rides a wavering synth line and an insistent snare—as the track goes on, it becomes louder, more urgent; the instrumentation explodes at the end, not content to let the song’s message of antifascism and its difficulties play out as a whisper.”

Prolly Knot (RIYL Jay Som, Maggie Rogers) shares breezy new track “Teeth (Never Should Have)”

Portland based, R&B/ Pop artist Prolly Knot (the project of previously Nashville based singer-songwriter, Sam Pinkerton) is set to release her debut EP, It’s Not Anymore this Fall. Moving from hip/hop inspired heartbreak to care-free pop music, the project marries eccentricity and depth, and has garnered Pinkerton comparisons to contemporaries Maggie Rogers, Jay Som, Banks and more.

BELL WITCH: Seattle Doom Metal Duo Announces US Tour Dates With Monarch!

Seattle doom metal duo, BELL WITCH, will join French doom metalists/labelmates Monarch! for a stretch of US live dates this December. The tour will commence on December 1st and run through December 7th with additional performances to be announced in the coming days. The trek follows BELL WITCH’s previously announced North American tour with Denver doom troupe Primitive Man from October 25th to November 17th. See all confirmed dates below.

KIIRA’s “Last Time” feat. Noah North & Naomi Wild of ODESZA fame

“This song means so much to me because of how I relate with it on a personal level. I recorded it in July and was going through some things, just trying to figure myself out and also cute ties with epople who were bringing negative energy around. The title came from the theme of it’s the last time that I will let people take advantage of me, hurt and betray my trust.” – KIIRA

DRMCTHR New Single “Apartment”

Baltimore alternative pop band DRMCTHR (formerly spelled Dreamcatcher). Having faced several challenges since the release of their debut EP in 2013, DRMCTHR is back back with a refined style and new lineup consisting of Chelsea Tyler (vocals), Bryan Czap (guitar), Craig Perkins (bass), and Billy Wahler (drums). The band has been turning heads with an atmospheric sound that falters the line between indie rock and pop with light-hearted shoegaze instrumentals that create a dreamy ambience. Recently DRMCTHR announced their debut full-length album, Hold Your Love, which is set for release on November 17, 2017 via Darkshore Music Group.

New Single from I the Mighty!

Where The Mind Wants To Go” is the sort of adrenaline-fueled, kinetic single that the band has built their large and dedicated fanbase on; finding that perfect balance between the progressive and the sort of relatable magnetism that is at the core of all the best rock anthems. It comes hot on the heels of “Chaos In Motion”, the OCD-trigger video for which was picked up by Viral Thread whose post about the track/visual has amassed over 1.3 million plays.

187 Kane and Wessgogetem “Gotta Get Mine”

Baton Rouge LA hip hop duo 187 Kane & Wessgogetem of the Buried Treasures label, team up with SS Filmz and director Sedrick Savoy to deliver the new over the top visual for their latest single “Gotta Get Mine”

Buffalo Black Releases Arguably The Most Important Visual of 2017 I

Today, Team CMG & Spike Lee Affiliate – Buffalo Black Release Potentially The Most Important Visual Of 2017. In one of the most important times in American history where there are many questions and much conflict, Buffalo Black prepares to release powerful visual “American Colors”. The last visual prior to the release of his album “Be Like Water” serves as reminder that we should all love each-other and are made equal. Buffalo Black has built quite the anticipation for his album with releases of singles “Megaman”, “Hustle” & “American Colors”. He continually pushes music and listeners to place where most are afraid to visit.

SPOOK THE HORSES: New Zealand-Based Atmospheric Metal Collective To Release ‘People Used To Live Here’

Imagine if band members could rotate between instrument positions, because each musician had a proficient grasp on each instrument involved? It would supply a degree of freedom and mutual musical understanding, something that most bands could only dream of. SPOOK THE HORSES, from Wellington, New Zealand, are such a band.