Paul Arcane delivers Prog Trance gem ‘Transcend’ on Enhanced Progressive

Chilean producer Paul Arcane brings his expansive Progressive sound back to Enhanced Progressive with the dreamy ‘Transcend’.

One of the scene’s steadily rising names with a host of well-received releases of late, Paul Arcane’s first Original on the label sees the Chile-based producer bringing his chord-heavy, euphoric sound back onto the label with ‘Transcend’ – a divine journey through crisp, uplifting chords & chunky, growling bass.

Clay Melton featured on the front cover of Pump It Up Magazine

exas rocker Clay Melton continues to blaze a fiery trail into the future moving forward at record speed with no end in sight. This genre-crossing force lights up the stage with vocal acumen that co-exists with a prowess on lead guitar that is coupled with superior song writing abilities. The young man continues to rise fast and soon even his newest songs will be available for licensing. It wasn’t that long ago that the young rocker caught the eye of super producer Dan Workman at SugarHill Studios. Working together they turned out Clay’s newest release plus Clay went on to record a super cool over the top music video complete with a resident big band sound backing the musical score.

New Video! Skizzy Mack “Rollin” ft. Shawn Butler

Reppin’ the City of Brotherly Love, artists Skizzy Mack and Shawn Butler had been trying to get in the studio for months having known the same people in the city. They each had heard about each others talents from mutual friends and wanted to build a working relationship. Once they finally caught up the magic was instant. They both talked about how they wanted to get their career rolling and weren’t gonna stop for anyone. Thus the title “Rollin”. Shawn Butler, who is featured on the hook also produced the track that night in the studio. Skizzy laid his verse in two takes and they knew they had a joint on their hands for the city! They shot the video a few days later with Inferno, another Philly Native. Look for more from these two artists in the near future!

Legendary Music Producer Rick Hall Dies at 85, Family Issues Statement

Legendary music producer and FAME Studios founder Rick Hall has died at the age of 85. Hall died this morning at his home in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, not far from his world famous recording studio.

The family has issued the following statement:

It is with the deepest sorrow that we announce the passing of our father, husband and beloved grandfather, Rick Hall. His spirit will live on forever through the massive amount of legendary music that he so tirelessly produced. Music was his life and because of him, Fame Studios and Muscle Shoals will always be “shooting for the stars!” We hope the band in Heaven is ready. If not, there’s going to be a problem.


Tying into the release of their upcoming album, Nashville’s own alt-rock-five-piece band Moon Taxi will be performing their hit single “Two High” on January 12, 2018 on The Today Show/ Megyn Kelly TODAY. The song is a global streaming hit, reaching #1 at Triple A Radio, is being played on Sirius XM’s The Spectrum, Alt Nation and Jam On, and has garnered over 72 million streams on Spotify alone.

Declan McKenna To Play Coachella & Adds New Dates On U.S. Tour

Declan McKenna is confirmed for 2018’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, and will perform sets during both weekends of the Indio, California festival. The festival performances are part of Declan’s extensive 40+ date U.S. headlining tour which begins January 31st in support of his new album What Do You Think About The Car?. Due to demand, shows on this tour have been added or upgraded to larger rooms in Decatur, Syracuse, and Evanston (full dates below). Various cities including Austin, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, AZ, and Santa Ana have also sold out quickly (full dates below). Chappell Roan, newly signed to Atlantic Records, will open for McKenna on all dates on this tour.


Berry Share “Fragments” Track Via All Things Go

All Things Go have premiered “Fragments”, the second single from Berry’s LP ‘Everything Compromised’. Prior to this, The 405 premiered the single “Civil Disobedience”. ‘Everything Compromised’ will be getting a physical release on 1/12 via Joyful Noise Recordings.

The music of Berry is a strange animal. But writing and recording over 100 songs in their 15 years together has resulted in some dense, delicate, graceful pop songs with a certain Searching for Bobby Fischer mentality.

2017 BuzzAngle U.S. Music Consumption Report Highlights

Welcome to BuzzAngle Music’s 2017 report on U.S. music consumption. 2017 saw a significant increase in overall consumption, an outstanding 12.8% over 2016 that marks the third year in a row with increasing growth.

Audio stream consumption continued its explosive expansion with a 50.3% increase to 377B streams, an amazing 127B more streams than in 2016. Subscription streams are now at an impressive 80% of total audio streams, up from 76% in 2016.

Both album sales and song sales continued to decline, 14.6% and 23.2% respectively, but physical sales declined only 7%, while vinyl sales continued its impressive growth with an increase of 20.1% over 2016 and now comprises 10.4% of all physical album sales.

The BuzzAngle 2017 U.S. music report is filled with stats on consumption, top artists, albums and songs, as well as a number of interesting and fun highlights. We hope you enjoy it and we welcome any feedback.

CYANIDE SUNDAE Release New Official Video For ‘What Can I Do’

British group Cyanide Sundae hit 2018 running with the release of their first official video taken from their recent EP Nothing to Lose. The track What Can I Do is instantly catchy whilst retaining the bands raw, electric edge.

Cyanide Sundae are a hard rock band with a splash of punk and intense, raspy vocals tied together with a just a squeeze of metal. The group have quickly built a reputation for being an energetic and dynamic hard rock/metal hybrid with powerful melodies that appeal to fans of rock, hard rock & metal music.

JERYKO releases new video/single “FIGHTING FOR”

The NYC artist invites you to join a collective journey, searching for a mission. The video comes as the first of a two-part saga that rides the themes of brotherhood, bravery, and cliffhangers akin to a full-length film. With a clean and driving acoustic guitar, smooth vocals, original choruses, and meaningful lyrics, Jeryko sets the stage for what is sure to be an exciting ride.

Jared Saltiel Releases New Single, “The Fountain”

The Fountain,” the scene-setting new single from singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jared Saltiel, begins with a softly strummed guitar and Saltiel’s sweet falsetto, gently ushering the listener into an intoxicating haze of magical storytelling. The ornate arrangement of warm, rich strings, delicate harp, and bittersweet countermelodies give way to a lush trio of female voices, beckoning us toward a beautiful vision. The second single and opening track of Saltiel’s upcoming album Out of Clay (due out February 2), “The Fountain” was recorded at The Bunker Studio, and is available as an approved downloadable mp3.