Grant-Lee Phillips To Release ‘Widdershins’ February 23, 2018
“I’m drawing from the urgency of the moment,” says acclaimed Nashville-based singer-songwriter Grant-Lee Phillips of Widdershins, his ninth solo album set for February 23, 2018 release on Yep Roc Records. Inspired by “the things that eat away in the late hours,” Phillips invests the insight, nuance and wit in a riveting dissection of today’s fraught social landscape.
Phillips unveils the first single, “Totally You Gunslinger,” from the much-anticipated album now available for pre-order. A backhanded salute with a mix that combines Roy Orbison with The Smiths, the track is available at all digital music providers.
Tuvaband Release new Single ‘Mess’
Tuvaband is a Norwegian/English duo made of Tuva Hellum Marschhaüser and Simon Would. Their sound is a melancholic dream world of indie and contemplative lo-fi folk aesthetics influenced by Bon Iver. However you describe their sound, it’s quickly gaining mass appeal. Since their first release one year ago their songs are already pushing 13 million Spotify plays. Their new single, “Mess” is a poetic song gently balancing piano and acoustic guitar with Tuva’s voice. The effect is an immersive listening experience that invokes imagery of a bird guarding an empty nest from predators.
POISON PILL Offer You The Self Titled ‘Poison Pill’
The sound of Poison Pill can be linked to metal greats such as Judas Priest, Accept on occasion and other genre titans. However, Poison Pill have a distinct and unique sound that’s all their own.
Our Ceasing Voice – ‘Delusion of Love’
Our Ceasing Voice have always thrived on change. At the heart of their new sound are vocals as distinctive as the music itself: dark and poetic, dramatic and brave. It’s a soundtrack for late hours of long summer nights. Music for the times when every kiss goodbye seems too brief, and when farewells still bear the hope of sweet reunion.
Monsieur Job “Chow Chow Eyyy Pow Pow”
The industry is thrilled to present Monsieur Job’s staggering first release; “Chow Chow eyyy Pow Pow”!
This project – created and led by Basswalk Latino’s executive head; Jose Fernando Holguin – is surely to take it’s wings to the masses. This brilliant song was written by Toby Holguin & Stan Kolev, that features Martin Cintron, singer and guitar player from the recognized nineties band; “No Mercy”. In this single we can sense a mix of Latin grooves with a beautiful blend of organic elements and modern urban beats, produced with top notch quality.
A Shadow Of Jaguar Release Debut LP ‘RAW’
New York City based gritty rock and rollers, A Shadow Of Jaguar, announce their debut LP RAW, due out October 2017. Substream Magazine premiered the lead single and video “Don’t Want To Die Here” stating, “A Shadow Of Jaguar is a high-energy, no holds barred rock-n-roll band with a sound ripped right out of the late 70s. They are the kind of band that is very much ‘what you see is what you get’ in that there are no frills or gimmicks.”
Godz Chyld, “That’s It”
Bronx, New York emcee G.C. a.k.a. Godz Chyld presents the Focus Framez Media-directed music video for “That’s It”, the DG Beats-produced single from Things Ain’t What They Seem.
NOTHING BUT THIEVES RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR “PARTICLES” TODAY
Critically acclaimed U.K. based band, Nothing But Thieves release the music video for “Particles” today, which was directed by Thomas James who also directed the band’s previous music videos for “Amsterdam” and “Sorry”. “Particles” is included on their sophomore album entitled Broken Machine, which was recently released via Sony Music U.K./RCA Records, and debuted at #2 in the U.K.
“If the sweeping landscapes and the sun drenched meadows displayed in Candace’s new music video for the song “Horizons,” premiering exclusively today on BUST, won’t be enough to bring you out of your November-grey gloom, the romantic and dreamy vocals (with the suitably, yet contrasting, darkly cool lyrics) definitely will. Or, if not completely bring you out of it, it will at least help to bring you into a well-deserved, temporary summer haze: something we all are in deep need of right now.”
A mob music master with a slick sense of street lyricism, J. Stalin is West Oakland’s favorite son. A respected businessman and a prolific rapper, J. Stalin exemplifies the Bay Area hustle. Riding roughshod over a slap-heavy mob instrumental, J. Stalin gives a glimpse into his life on “Reality,” his new video premiered by Mass Appeal.
MOONFALL Premieres New Music Video For “Empty Cage”
Pop/rock trio Moonfall has teamed up with Substream Magazine to unleash their music video for “Empty Cage” today. ?The video was filmed inside Philadelphia’s Magic Garden, a non-profit organization/space showcasing a plethora of mosaic tiles. “Isaiah Zagar, a local artist who began tiling South Street in the 1960s, constructed the space out of cement, bicycle spokes, bottles, ceramic shards and other artistic knick-knacks.” “Empty Cage” is off their latest EP of the same title which was released last week (11/3/2017) via Outerloop Records/Cooking Vinyl.
Humming House Release Video for “Hope In My Head”
Nashville band Humming House recently released their third full-length album Companion via Soundly Music. The follow-up to 2015’s Revelries, the new album finds the Music City quartet expanding their sound into a new territory, creating sonic landscapes that remain compelling and honest while still maintaining a sense of intimacy that is derived from their roots of making music as friends all together in the same room. Today they released the video for “Hope In My Head” ahead of their homecoming show at Cannery Ballroom later this week following months of being on the road.
When Ann Arbor’s Tadd Mullinix began exploring hip-hop under the name Dabrye 20 years ago, he soon honed in on a startling vision of what the genre could be: ingenious, refined, daring. This vision came to life across two albums for Ghostly International – 2001’s One/Three and its 2006 follow-up Two/Three – with each record further positioning the quiet Michigan producer as one of his generation’s best, equally comfortable creating minimalist instrumental meditations or sharp rap salvos. In the late 2000s, following critical acclaim and accolades from both peers and inspirations (including the late J Dilla aka Jay Dee, with whom Mullinix collaborated before his untimely passing), Mullinix put the Dabrye moniker on ice and dedicated himself to other genres and ideas. All the while the influence of his work on a new generation of electronic musicians continued to make itself felt in subtle but meaningful ways.
Venson is upping her songwriting chops on the upcoming release that was produced by Michael Ramos( John Mellencamp, Los Lonely Boys, Paul Simon) and mixed by Boo Mitchell (John Mayer, Mark Ronson, Mississippi All Stars). SheShreds declares: “Jackie Venson is one of the most talented up and coming blues guitarists of her generation. With a gorgeous singing voice, a guitar style that is both dynamic and technically precise, and music that blends genres, she is one to watch out for. She is set to release a live album this fall.”
New Jersey rock band The Mylars announce the premiere of their new video “Let’s Go”, a tribute to The Cars first single off of their second studio album Candy-O on Alternative Nation today. The video, directed by Steven Nathan, was shot in two locations, The Mylars hometown of Union, NJ and also in Summit, NJ.
When asked why the band chose to cover “Let’s Go”, they stated “For us, The band The Cars always embodied everything that was so great about late 70’s/ early 80’s power pop rock. Amazing, hook laden songs with huge choruses. Songs that embraced the innocent and purest definition of having fun. ‘Let’s Go’ has that very simple and direct message: The party is on, and don’t forget to bring your friends along for the ride.”
With an innate knack for conversational melodicism, Ajey wins fans with his effortless relatability. Addressing a former lover who wants him back now that he’s poppin’, Ajey gets the best revenge by living well on “Fuck My Ex,” his latest video. Showing off his hoops skills for two beautiful ladies on the courts in Hudson River Park on Manhattan’s West Side, the video looks like an Instagram filter come to life, shot under neon light with a grainy rack focused lens. A wavy and slyly infectious jam with audio premiered last month by ELEVATOR, “Fuck My Ex” is a highlight from Met Her Off The Gram Ajey’s debut album released last month. Premiered by Dirty Glove Bastard, “Fuck My Ex” is the second video from Met Her Off The Gram, following “Single For Tonight,” which debuted on HipHopHundred last month.
The Sun Machine is a 5 piece Schitzo Pop band from Austin, Texas. Inspired by the spooky and psychedelic sounds of the ’60s and classic rock n roll music, the’ve formed Third Coast Surf music for your cerebral cortex. The band features Nathanael Rendon (Lead vocals, Guitar), Jese Hernandez (Vocals, Percussion), Levi Murray (Vocals, Guitar), Emily Kolb (Vocals, Bass), and David Cortinas (Keys).
Lighting the streets of Toronto ablaze with her abrasive, industrial rap sound, Tasha The Amazon is an uncommonly intense artist. Showing off her fierce charisma under flashing lights, Tasha shines in “Die Every Day,” her latest video. Premiered by MILK, the new video perfectly complements the ethereal production, and the existential nature of Tasha’s lyrics, as the visage of the critically acclaimed emcee literally transforms into gold: “I know that death is certain/Your show will catch a curtain/This goes for every person.” “Die Every Day” is the title track from Tasha’s recent album Die Every Day, which earned a nomination for Rap Recording of the Year in the 2016 Juno Awards. Canada’s biggest music award show, the Juno Awards placed her alongside fellow nominees Drake, Tory Lanez, Belly, and Jazz Cartier and recognized Die Every Day as one of the five best rap albums in the country.
Choppa Dunks Drops Energetic New Noise Debut “Fight”
Melding exotically frenetic rhythms with pulsating drops and healthy dose of bass, Bermuda native Choppa Dunks unleashes his trap-infused New Noise debut, “Fight.”
H.C. McEntire announces debut solo album and shares “A Lamb, A Dove”
On January 26, H.C. McEntire, frontwoman of Mount Moriah, strikes out on her own with her debut solo album LIONHEART. Today she shares album opener “A Lamb, A Dove,” along with a lyric video, tour dates, and an interview with Uproxx detailing the record.
Today, Leeds quartet NARCS have shared their new video for ‘Raus!’, a single taken from their sophomore album ‘A Thinking Animal’, which was released via Clue Records. The video was premiered exclusively by Billboard yesterday HERE.
Stockholm based dream-pop band Steve Buscemi’s Dreamy Eyes share new single ‘Swim Deep’
Swedish indie/dream pop quartet Steve Buscemi’s Dreamy Eyes are back with an excellent first taste of their upcoming debut EP ‘Four Waters’.
New single ‘Swim Deep’ explores the idea of wanting to hide away from your own mistakes in life, deconstructing the feeling behind wanting to simply “disappear”. Effervescent, intriguing pop music, with a pure Swedish heart, on this new single the band meld indie pop, electronic rock, and dream pop – into one fluid hybrid.
WALK THE MOON RELEASE NEW TRACK “KAMIKAZE” TODAY
Today, critically acclaimed band, WALK THE MOON release new track “Kamikaze”. The song is the fourth release off of their upcoming album entitled What If Nothing, which is due out this Friday, November 10th, 2017 via RCA Records, and is available for pre-order now at all digital retail providers. “Kamikaze”, the band’s current single “One Foot”, along with recently released tracks “Headphones” and “Surrender” will be available as instant-grat upon pre-order.
Music Video Release: Jaye Gems – ‘Here I Am’
Born and raised in Brooklyn and Queens, NY, Jaye Gems has written for major artists, performed all over the New York and Jersey City area, worked with major artists, A&R, producers such as Junior Johnson, Frankie Metalz, Punch, Hero Gawd, CitoOnTheBeat, was signed to a major label and has performed at SOBs.
Today, JASON KUI and Gear Gods have teamed up to reveal a new “Rigged” video, where Kui showcases his impressive collection of guitars and other gear used on Absence of Words and during his live performances. Watch here.
Koda shares new track “Curse” via Atwood Magazine, who says the song is a “dark and mesmerizing distillation of trapped emotion”. The single is from his forthcoming album ‘I Hope This Makes Us Better’, which is due out Spring 2018. Stay tuned for more new music and details coming soon.
Dave 1 and P-Thugg, better known as the Canadian funk brothers Chromeo, shared the trailer for their upcoming 5th studio album Head Over Heels ( Big Beat / Atlantic) last week. Today they give us a taste of their next musical odyssey with the release of their first song and video in over three years: “Juice”. The tune captures Chromeo’s trademark cheeky lyrics and soulful vocals on top of a bass-heavy, synth-laden California bop. The video, shot by Grammy-nominated director David Wilson, showcases the Funklordz in a whole new light, blurring the line between muse and artist and seeing their iconic leg imagery come full circle. With their usual, unassuming ease, they push the artistic envelope and leave fans thirsty for more.
How does the individual deal with loss? How do they restore cohesion to an identity that has been stripped of a vital component? How do they pick up the pieces of a fractured life and attempt to put things back together?
INDIE MUSICIAN SHANE SHARES NEW SINGLE & VIDEO – “LOSERS”
In the new clip, Shane takes to the football field. When his team can’t score, they break out their naughty dance moves and Shane bolts for the bleachers, where he’s spied his dream girl – on the arm of another guy.
For its 2nd annual Music Issue, VICE Magazine, in a collaboration with Noisey, profiles a selection of well known and rising musicians: from a longform feature on 2 Chainz’s ascension to the rap throne to shorter profiles featuring Dave, Mija, CupcakKe, and Wolfgang Tillmans.
Highlights also include a nostalgia-inducing feature by renowned writer Luc Sante which chronicles his youth growing up in New York’s music scene from 1975–1982 and features beautiful black and white archival photos by Meryl Meisler.
After Allentown alternative rockers Vicious. made their official debut, teaming up with New Noise Magazine to unveil the official music video for their track, “Everything Sucks,” the band is back with a new track for a charitable cause. Today, Vicious. has teamed up with Rock to Recovery, and idobi Radio to unveil “Conflict,” a song the band wrote for those who are struggling, and need to know they are not alone.
As its 2017 U.S. leg resumes with tonight’s sold out show in Madison WI, Foo Fighters’ Concrete and Gold Tour is fast approaching 750,000 tickets sold in North America alone.
Since kicking off October 7 with the band’s triumphant headline set before some 30,000+ true rock believers at its own CalJam 17 festival, the domestic leg of the tour supporting the international #1 Concrete and Gold (Roswell Records/RCA Records) has played to capacity crowds in Washington DC, Richmond VA, Greensboro NC, Cincinnati OH and more. Among the 2017-2018 dates that have sold out well in advance are Houston, Dallas, Tampa, Philadelphia, the 45,500-capacity Rogers Centre in Toronto, and three nights in the New York area: two at Madison Square Garden and one at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater.
The 2017 Concrete and Gold Tour winds down with a recently announced New Years Eve Show at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. The tour’s North American run resumes April 18 in Austin, Texas and will continue through the band’s July 29 return to Chicago’s Wrigley Field, a July 21-22 encore doubleheader at Boston’s Fenway Park, and more. Tickets for all shows are on sale now, with the exception of Chicago, which goes on sale to the general public Friday, November 10.
Moonfall’s Empty Cage EP hits No. 32 on Billboard Top New Artists chart
Pop/rock trio Moonfall has teamed up with Substream Magazine to unleash their music video for “Empty Cage” today. ?The video was filmed inside Philadelphia’s Magic Garden, a non-profit organization/space showcasing a plethora of mosaic tiles. “Isaiah Zagar, a local artist who began tiling South Street in the 1960s, constructed the space out of cement, bicycle spokes, bottles, ceramic shards and other artistic knick-knacks.”
THE OBSESSED: Decibel Magazine Shares “Tombstone Highway”
Doom rock legends THE OBSESSED have shared “Tombstone Highway,” the opening track off their soon-to-be reissued, self-titled full-length via Decibel Magazine.
Daniel Fogel – ‘Stick Your Nose In’ New Release
After many years of music journalism and music technology entrepreneurship, in the spring of 2016 Daniel Fogel finally decided to stop suppressing his own music and he started to publicly perform. When he wrote “Stick Your Nose In”, he felt that this song must be recorded.
Daniel Fogel was born in Belgrade, Serbia and at the age of 20 immigrated to Israel. Almost the whole life he spent in areas heavily influenced by wars and by politicians. All this experience is expressed in the first single, when each line is a concentrate of his strong anti-war views.
“Out of all of your songs, you picked this one as the first single? Everybody will love it and agree with you, but who’ll have the nerve to share it or talk about it in public?” This was one of Daniel Fogel’s friends first reactions.
Lender Releases Music Video for “Take Your Time”
“Obstacles can sometimes pull us apart, but they can also be the force that binds us.”
GRAMMY® recognized music producer and artist Michael Starita has premiered the third single “The One” featuring drummer Madame Gandhi, vocalist Trent Park and American singer/songwriter Trevor Hall on background vocals with PopMatters. The song appears on Starita’s debut EP For The Record, coming out Fall 2017. Listen and share the upbeat & unexpected single on Soundcloud.
British/Nigerian Producer Tony Njoku has been described as creating ‘strikingly evocative soundscapes’
Tony Njoku is a British-Nigerian electronic music producer and songwriter from London. Raised in between Lagos and London the twenty-three year old has always been a frequent globetrotter with the breadth of his travels reflected in his music. His self-penned and produced songs have been described as ‘strikingly evocative soundscapes, managing to make even the shortest pop songs sound like epic adventures.’
Os Mutantes Releases Trump Protest Track “Black & Gray”
Os Mutantes is proud to release “Black & Gray” today via Krian Music Group. Os Mutantes’ founding member Sergio Dias, who became a US citizen last year and voted for Hillary Clinton in the first Presidential election he was eligible to take part in, penned the song following Donald Trump’s victory. Dias was in disbelief at that outcome and reacted in song. He likens Trump’s victory to something he experienced in Brazil. “Black & Gray” finds Dias bemoaning the world situation, concerned for humanity and human rights, fearing global war, and satirically asking Melania Trump to help – further amplifying the direness of the situation.
Breakups are something we all experience in our lives and can be a great source of inspiration for artists. The roller coaster of emotions one goes through post-separation is exactly what Whitney Peyton wanted to convey in her song, “Burden,” which she is excited to be premiering the video for the track exclusively over at HipHopDX.
Joshua Tree, CA-based, psych-folk artist Grant Earl LaValley shares a new video for his recent album’s lead single, “The In-Betweens.” Today, Folk Radio UK premiered the video, cheering, “love this video”…”amazing setting.” Grant Earl LaValley’s debut LP, From LaValley Below, is out now on Exit Stencil Recordings. Martin Craft, collaborator and band member of Jarvis Cocker, made notable contributions to the record, including production, recording, mixing and instrumental credits. All songs, except “The In-Betweens,” were mixed by producer Robert Harder, who has credentials with artists, such as, The Slits, David Byrne and Brian Eno.
Today, Brooklyn, NY’s Gingerlys are sharing the third single off their self-titled album, due November 17th, a co-release between Topshelf Records and Babe City Records. NPR Music, who premiered the song, says the record “feels decidedly drenched in late autumn sunshine, nostalgic yet optimistic.”
After a hugely successful festival launch during Miami Music Week in 2017 with headline acts that included Andhim, Art Department, Ellen Allien, Hernan Cattaneo, Rodriguez Jr., Steve Lawler, tINI and more, Rapture Electronic Music Festival returns to the stunning Historic Virginia Key Beach Park on Thursday March 22, 2018. The multi-stage festival which is set in pristine beachside surrounds provides an alternative experience to the usual Miami pool parties and will feature a specially curated lineup of as yet to be announced top underground electronic talent. With early bird tickets going on sale Tuesday November 14 at 11am EST / 8am PST via rapturefestivals.com, this not-to-be missed event promises to be their biggest yet.
Now in its seventh year, Unsigned Only is a unique music competition designed for solo artists, bands, and singers all over the world who are looking for exposure, recognition, and a chance to be noticed by industry professionals. Unsigned Only gives away more than $150,000 in cash and prizes, as well as the chance to be heard by some of today’s premier artists and industry editors and journalists. The Grand Prize winner receives a $20,000 cash prize, as well as one-on-one mentoring by an elite group of record company executives. Our goal is to help our winners get to the next level. Two of our former winners are now major label artists and we?re hoping you might be able to help us find more outstanding artists.
After over 120 remix entries, KLP found it hard to pick just one winner of her recent ‘Melt’ remix competition in conjunction with Wavo, instead choosing three young up and coming producers to share the prize: Sydney based producer – SAYYA, ENEMi and Champloø. KLP shared the stems to her anthemic banger ‘Melt’, with the winners remixes released through KLP’s label Cereus Records.