Fine-tuning his melodic and empathetic approach to trap music for the past three years, Ralo earned the respect and admiration of some of Atlanta’s most notable names. Teaming up with kindred spirit Young Thug for an inspirational trap power ballad, Ralo shares “See The Light (Pt. 2).” Good friends and frequent collaborators, Thug brings out the best performance from Ralo, as Ralo’s cadences mesh seamlessly with Thug’s catchy melody. Premiered by HYPEBEAST, “See The Light (Pt. 2)” finds the rappers digging deep into their personal lives, with Thug emotionally recounting his grandfather’s battle with cancer, and Ralo’s insistence that riches can’t buy happiness: “Just because I have money that shit don’t wash away my problems.” “See The Light (Pt. 2)” is the latest single from Diary of the Streets 3, Ralo’s upcoming mixtape, following XXL-premiered “Dream Last Night,” which boasts a guest spot from YFN Lucci, the Youngboy Never Broke Again-featuring, FADER-premiered “Rain Storm,” “Die Real,” a Complex-premiered track featuring Young Dolph and Trouble.
The video for “Lucifer The Light Bearer”, which premiered today on BandsinTown, was co-directed by acclaimed visual artists Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe, who recently teamed up with underground rock legend Jennifer Herrema (Royal Trux, Black Bananas) to create an immersive exhibition and adjoining film entitled “Scenario in the Shade” for Red Bull Studios in Chelsea. This new video features Notable cameos by Eleanor Friedberger, Cory Kennedy, and Joey Frank.
Witherfall Debut Music Video via Decibel Magazine
Today the band releases their new video for the song ‘Portrait’ taken from their full-length debut, “Nocturnes and Requiems”. The video was post-production on the video was completed by renowned producer/director Eduardo Rodriguez known for: Fright Night 2 and El Gringo. Watch the exclusive premiere of the video HERE, courtesy of Decibel Magazine.
Sam Hunt Announces First-Ever THE NASHIONAL Music Festival
Multi-platinum-selling artist Sam Hunt announced that he will be curating his first-ever music festival The Nashional this spring at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville, TN on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21. Hunt will be headlining the musically diverse line-up that includes Nashville genre-bending band Judah & The Lion, R&B rapper Fetty Wap, American country music duo Brothers Osborne, west coast rapper Kyle, indie-pop artist Quinn XCII, LA’s indie-rock band LANY, American country music band LANCO, electronica singer/songwriter/producer Chelsea Cutler, Nashville-based rapper Ernest K. and contemporary country duo Muscadine Bloodline, making it one of the most eclectic music events this spring. Tickets go on sale on Friday, February 9 at 10 AM CT at www.ticketmaster.com.
Mija makes her singing debut on “Notice Me” ahead of debut EP
Mija has shared her new song “Notice Me”, the second single from her upcoming debut EP How To Measure The Distance Between Lovers out next Friday, February 9th. The song and EP are a DIY self-release, run by the artist herself. The song also marks her singing debut, a new milestone in her musical career as she releases her first body of work. The song is officially out tomorrow, but she’s dropping an early stream today on SoundCloud and YouTube.
Rainer + Grimm Release Official Music Video for “Tempted”
Whether it’s lighting candles for date night or tearing up the dance floor in a dark club, look no further than Rainer + Grimm’s music for your fix of groovy, soulful tunes. The R&B-influenced dance music duo has created another sultry masterpiece in the form of their new release “Tempted.” With its deep bassline and come-hither vocals by Beach Season, “Tempted” is essentially romance in sonic form: a little playful, a lot of sexual energy, and a touch of mystery come together to create a sound that’s irresistible. It’s no surprise that “Tempted” possesses the sophistication representative of true talent; Rainer co-wrote ‘Wicked Games’ and ‘Party & the After Party’ for The Weeknd alongside Drake’s ‘Shot For Me,’ and Grimm was assistant engineer to Noah ’40’ Shebib on Drake’s Grammy winning ‘Nothing Was The Same’ album, so Rainer + Grimm are no strangers to producing hits. Their penchant for creating a fusion of R&B and modern dance music has seduced fans and industry tastemakers alike around the globe.
Washington, DC-based metal quintet DARKEST HOUR has filmed an official video for the song “Enter Oblivion,” which hails from their eleventh LP, Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora, released in 2017 through Southern Lord. The new video has been issued through an exclusive premiere at Noisey, as the band prepares to embark on a new run of tour dates on two continents.
CLOVES, the London via-Melbourne singer/songwriter, releases her new single today, “Bringing the House Down,” produced by Ariel Rechtshaid (HAIM, Adele, Vampire Weekend). The track had its first play on Beats 1 with Zane Lowe, who was “floored” upon his initial listen. The visually stunning music video was directed by Sophie Muller (Beyoncé, Coldplay, Gwen Stefani) and premiered with Harper’s BAZAAR, calling her vocals “airy but soulful.” Watch it here. “Bringing the House Down” is the first single from CLOVES’ forthcoming debut album on Interscope Records, and is available at all digital retailers here.