Los Angeles-based, neo-soul artist Nova Moura shares the single “Alone, Together” exclusively via Discobelle, who writes of the single, “His surreal, dark and dreamlike R&B/neo-soul sound explores themes of vulnerability, isolation and loneliness.”
LIL SKIES UNVEILS NEW VIDEO
19-year-old rapper on the rise, Lil Skies unveils today another new video from his critically acclaimed debut mixtape LIFE OF A DARK ROSE (All We Got Ent / Atlantic Records). Watch the video for “Lettuce Sandwich”.
Rising star & 2018 one to watch Trinidad Cardona, the 18-year old Phoenix native whose viral hit “Jennifer” has amassed over 8 million streams and over 26 million YouTube views since last summer, and whose signing to Island Records/Run-It-Up Records was announced earlier this month via Billboard, releases his long-awaited new single “Dinero” today via all platforms.
JUDAS PRIEST UNLEASH TITLE TRACK FROM ‘FIREPOWER’
The buzz surrounding legendary metal band Judas Priest’s forthcoming album, ‘Firepower,’ is undeniably growing louder – on the strength of the video clip for the track “Lightning Strike,” as well as many of the attractive/limited edition purchasing options made available for fans via PledgeMusic already being sold out. And it will soon reach a fever pitch with the unveiling of another new killer track, plus another limited edition of the forthcoming album being made available for purchase.
Kansas City garage punk powerhouse Braggers are back with Live, a look at the band at their most pristine. The seven tracks show seminal Midwest punk artist Esteban Leon leading a band that delivers a live album of gigantic proportions. The album puts together raw guitars, Leon’s own brand of pop-punk lyrics and one of the tightest drummers in rock, to give you a live album for the ages. This thing kicks your arse in perfect punk intimacy.
Brandi Carlile’s “Whatever You Do” premieres today
“Whatever You Do” is the fourth track unveiled from Carlile’s highly anticipated new album By The Way, I Forgive You, which will be released February 16 and is now available for pre-order. Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb and acclaimed musician Shooter Jennings, the album is Carlile’s first release in partnership with Cobb’s Low Country Sound imprint at Elektra Records.
Emancipator Premieres Baralku video
Today, tickets go on sale for the return of classically-trained electronic producer Emancipator (Doug Appling) to Colorado’s famed venue Red Rocks May 26th as part of his nationwide 25-date tour with the Emancipator Ensemble which kicked off on January 30, 2018. In tandem, the downtempo star releases the spiritual video for the eponymous track to his #1 iTunes Electronic album, Baralku, out now on his Loci Records.
JACHARY SHARES NEW SONG “POSSE CUT #1”
But ALSO on this day, Brooklyn based artist Jachary shares new track, “Posse Cut #1,” a loosie cooked up in his Brooklyn-based lovelove studios. The track, which is written and produced by Jachary, features 13 guest artists ranging from rappers, vocalists, horn players and more. It’s a true testament to the power of lovelove studios, bringing folks from all walks of life together for a positive, energy filled anthem to get you ready for warmer days.
ZAYDE WØLF RELEASES HIS INNER “GLADIATOR”
Right on time for the Super Bowl, Nashville’s ZAYDE WØLF, releases the larger than life anthem, “Gladiator.” Dustin Burnett, the Grammy nominated, chart topping mastermind behind ZAYDE WØLF, says it’s the sound of his inner, “unhinged, grungy teenager.”
2 Chainz Signee Skooly Shares the Melodic Don’t You Ever Forget Me EP
A sonic innovator and an architect of Atlanta’s melodic trap renaissance, Skooly is ready to make the move from underground hero status to mainstream recognition. Respected by ATL mainstays as a behind-the-scenes influencer, Skooly seeks recognition from the public with Don’t You Ever Forget Me Vol. 1, his adventurous and infectious new EP. The first volume of an EP trilogy, Don’t You Ever Forget Me Vol. 1 is a seven-track dose of bubblegum trap, with radio-ready jams like “White Balenciaga,” druggy anthems like “Leakin,” and bangers like “Dirty Dawg ‘Insane,'” the XXL-premiered lead single from the project. Released by T.R.U. (The Real University), an imprint founded by 2 Chainz, who appears on the raucous “Habit,” Don’t You Ever Forget Me Vol. 1 is sure to convince listeners to obey the EP’s titular command.
German producers and DJs Jens Moelle and Ismail Tufekci, AKA Digitalism, have unveiled their hotly anticipated production ‘Holograms’ taken from their latest EP, ‘Zdar C1u6’ – the name in reference to their club hit ‘Zdarlight’.
Vienna electronic, experimental rock pop act Hearts Hearts are proud to announce their forthcoming sophomore album, ‘Goods/Gods’, which will be out 4/20/18 on Berlin’s Tomlab (Mountain Goats, Deerhoof, Mt. Eerie). Today the band shares their surreal and stunning video for “Phantom / Island”, directed by Austrian artist Gabriel Hyden with Clash. Clash on the video: “It’s a remarkable feat of breakneck creativity, coupled with a chorus that remains lodged in your cranium for weeks after the final note.” You can watch now on YouTube.
Video: Trav – “Fuck N*gga”
Melding streetwise lyrics with addictive flows and melodies, Queens’ Trav is one of New York’s most underrated emcees. Bringing out his neighborhood for a boisterous and threatening new video, Trav shares “Fuck N*gga,” his latest video. Packing his crew into a Queens bodega, Trav excoriates a fake friend in his new video, lamenting how he used to look up to him before he turned snitch. An infectious, auto-tuned laced banger, “Fuck N*gga” is a highlight from QRAK, Trav’s most recent album, released in December. Premiered by VIBE, the album boasts excellent tracks such as the rowdy, Lil Durk-featuring banger “Boost Mobile,” the urgent, yet laid-back “Blow My High,” featuring Meek Mill, the druggy, HYPEBEAST-premiered”Rolled Up,” which features Tory Lanez and Belly, and the Jahlil Beats-produced “QRAK,” which received an intense, prison-set video. Featuring additional appearances from Jim Jones, Blac Youngsta, Don Q, and Vory, QRAK is a welcome window into the life of an NYC rapper on the rise.
KIESZA RELEASES “MOTHER” NEW SONG + VISUALS
Kiesza and Chris Malinchak have joined forces to bring to life new music with “Mother.” Released today, “Mother” is the first collaboration from singer/songwriter Kiesza whose career-defining multi-platinum worldwide dance music sensation “Hideaway” netted over 500 million global streams and DJ/Producer/Songwriter Chris Malinchak whose 2013 hit song “So Good To Me” quickly became the most Shazamed record in the UK and the most played record on BBC Radio 1. At first glance, “Mother” is a departure for both; smooth, reggae-infused, 4-on-the-floor with a deeply spiritual cast.
Today, Denver-based group Blake Brown & The American Dust Choir shares the first track off their debut LP Long Way Home. “Stop Shakin'” was released exclusively via All Things Go, who writes, “Set to the tune of classic Americana, it matches the rhythm of our lofty thoughts and encourages us rise up from almost certain defeat and endure. What lies ahead is well earned stability, but first we need to stop the shaking..”
Today, February 9, 2018, Canadian singer-songwriter (and nephew of painter, Bob Ross), Morgan Cameron Ross, shared his music video for “Please Don’t Let Me Down,” premiering now on Atwood Magazine. The track is a raw tune written by Ross that tackles his own experience dealing with depression and being bi-polar throughout much of his adult life, along with the notion of vulnerability in general.