Phono Pony’s Single “Tattoo Of My Face”
Consisting of guitar, drums, synth and vocals, “they elicit more than they suggest with their barebones methodology scattered like a broken beer bottle. There’s something demented and gluttonous about Phono Pony.” Their first EP, Phonography, was well received by Vancouver’s critics and their broad musical style landed them gigs playing alongside Sublime w/ Rome, The Sheepdogs, Bif Naked, Daniel Wesley, Five Alarm Funk & more.
Dog is the latest full-length from Italian noise rockers ELM. Out now via Italy’s Bronson Recordings, the record was captured live at the band’s rehearsal studio in April 2017 and includes a cover of Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues.” Holed up in their den, they used no outside producers or studio trickery, Dog is dirty, sharp, crushing, no-frills rock ‘n’ roll, constantly overloaded but never underestimated.
Monti’s music empowers the next generation with thought provoking lyrics about overcoming a life of hardships. Born into an abusive broken home filled with drugs and alcoholism, Monti was a runaway who dodged foster care systems living off and on the streets, escaping a life of gangs, mental hospitals, group homes, and drug and alcohol abuse. Her turbulent past is brilliantly conveyed in her debut song Echo with moody synths and electro pop.
On the heels of his first US headlining tour Detroit rapper Tee Grizzley drops a new video for the Helluva produced “Win” via 300 Entertainment. The video is a representation of Tee’s unrelenting ambition from his rags to riches come up in the streets to purchasing a mansion and luxury cars. 2017 has been Tee’s biggest year yet and he shows no signs of slowing down. After peaking at #13 on Billboard’s Hot 100, his breakout single “First Day Out” spent 20 weeks on the chart and was RIAA Certified Platinum and streamed over 200 million times.
The Gloomies drop new single “Space”
California based indie-pop duo The Gloomies are back with a new single “Space”. The track is a lush reverb-drenched power ballad-esque duet between the Gloomies’ Andy Craig & guest vocalist Madeline Follin (Cults). This special collaboration was mixed by Cults’ songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Brian Oblivion with additional assistance by producer/engineer Shane Stoneback.
HEAVEN & EARTH “Hard To Kill” video
HEAVEN & EARTH features Joe Retta (lead vocals, guitar, harmonica), Stuart Smith (guitars), Lynn Sorensen (bass and vocals), keyboardist Ty Baillie (who has played with Katy Perry and Robbie Robertson), and essential to the album with his songwriting and drumming is Kenny Aronoff, who has been a sideman to countless bands both live and in-studio including Bob Seger, John Mellencamp, and the Rolling Stones. His distinctive style and energy While on tour, the band includes musicians Mike Mangan (Hammond organ and keyboards) and Steven Wilson (drums, percussion, vocals). is one to behold on HARD TO KILL.
Fresh off tour with Bishop Briggs and many incredible festivals performances this summer, Grant adventured out to Detroit to work out of an old church that had been transformed into a music school. His time there was rich with collaborating and long hours spent in the studio with many talented singers and emcees including the incredible Siena Liggins.
Doron Ofir Casting would like to explore the fabulously iconic relationships that only a gay man and his best female friend share. In one of the greatest cities in the world, amidst the hustle and bustle, love, relationships, and professional ambition combine with the frenzied and ultimately wonderful dysfunction that two like minds can share and help prove that this type of friendship is one of a kind.
If you are 21+, based in Los Angeles or NYC, have a super close relationship, finish each other’s sentences, and might even be married if things were different. We want to hear from you.
Sydney’s Wild Honey share their debut album, In Your Head, out TODAY and lead with new single, ‘Supermarket’; an introspective pop slow burner, decorated with ringing guitars and angelic vocals. Catch them before the year is out on their six date run in support of the brand new record.
Released on the band’s own label SPILLWAY Records, In Your Head is a nod to growing up and getting it done. The album’s twelve songs are an ode to coming of age; the days when the beach is your escape from the sound of your parents fighting, the nights you finally get the confidence to talk to the crush from your uni lecture at a house party. In Your Head covers it all; overcoming hang ups and hang overs at the same time.
Ella Mai Releases New Single “Naked”
There’s something extremely resonating about 10 Summers/Interscope Records’ singer/songwriter Ella Mai. The London born songstress continues to deliver sizzling empathetic singles. Her latest track, “Naked” is nothing short of phenomenal. On this heartfelt single Ella Mai effortlessly delivers powerful notes in the sultriest way possible. “Naked,” speaks to every girl that yearns for unconditional love.
Singer, songwriter, and producer blackbear releases new single, “santa monica & la brea” today via Beartrap/Alamo/Interscope Records. This follows the release of last week’s ‘up in this’ feat Tinashe in addition to the releases of “bright pink tims” feat Cam’ron and “playboy shit” feat Lil Aaron, the first singles to come from blackbear’s upcoming album cybersex which will be released on the Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend, November 27th, also known as Cyber Monday.
Songwriter, guitarist and singer Michael Crimson will be releasing his third single, “Weeping Window” on November 3, 2017 via Gain Music Entertainment/Sony Music in digital formats and streaming. The single is off his upcoming debut album, Medusa, a collection of lyrics-and-guitar-driven songs that explore the magic and mystery of epic stories from Greek mythology and how their lessons apply to his own life.
ENERATE TO RELEASE ‘INTERACTIVE VISUAL ALBUM’
In a first for Australia, and quite possibly the world, colourful Sydney indie video poppers Enerate, have today announced they will be releasing their anticipated debut full-length as an interactive visual album – an app containing interactive music videos for each and every song. Titled Good Times Airlines and featuring recent single Half Asleep, the interactive album will be available for free on the Apple App Store and Google Play. The music will be available on all the usual platforms, but there is no doubt the most immersive and exciting way to consume this album is through the Enerate app. Out on November 16, the album and app release coinsides with the release of their new single Transit Lounge.
Throne of Heresy – ‘Decameron’
Throne of Heresy release their ambitious new concept album Decameron on November 3rd through The Sign Records. The album depicts the horrors of the Black Death in the 14th century. Much like the book it takes its name from, Decameron revolves around 10 stories, beginning with the first known victims of the plague in Asia and moving through the known world, ending on the band’s native Ostrogothian soil. Throne of Heresy teamed up with producer Magnus “Devo” Andersson (Marduk) to create a blend of heavy riffing and atmospheric, sometimes even chaotic, melodies wrapped in an earthy and dynamic soundscape.
Brighton indie upstarts White Room have announced the release of psychedelic thriller Cannibal Song, taken from their upcoming double EP Eight out later this year via Deltasonic Records (The Coral, The Vryll Society).
Recent signees to the legendary Liverpool label, White Room’s nod to 60s psychedelic rock alongside more contemporary influences (Pond, Temples, Cage The Elephant) is evident throughout their new record Eight, a collection of songs that interlock conceptually, comprising similar themes such as forward thinking, hope, positivity and escape.
On November 6, Big Deal Music Group and Mega House Music’s acclaimed podcast series And The Writer Is… will partner with Country Music Association for CMA Awards Week, to compliment the CMA Awards being held on November 8.
The podcast, which normally releases a new episode each Monday, will offer a new episode every day, beginning with a conversation with CMA Male Vocalist of the Year nominee Thomas Rhett. Episodes with top country songwriters Rhett Akins, Nicolle Galyon, Ashley Gorley and Zach Crowell will follow.
Aly & AJ release new track, “I Know”
Musical duo, Aly & AJ, who have sold over 2 million records worldwide, recently returned after a 10 year musical hiatus, with new track, “Take Me”, and the accompanying visuals produced by visionary director and screenwriter Alex Ross Perry (Listen Up Philip, Queen of Earth), with cinematography from the talented Sean Price Williams (Good Time).