Shift K3Y Releases New Single, “Only You,” Via Ultra Music- Out Today
London producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ, Shift K3Y, is back with brand new single “Only You.” Out now via Ultra Music / Columbia UK, the artist revealed the track via BBC Radio 1Xtra as Mistajam’s selection for Jam Hot Record. Real name Lewis Jankel, “Only You” is the first single of 2018 from Shift K3Y and again sees the artist fully compose each aspect of the track including production, organic instrumentation, and vocals.
Japan’s legendary punk pop princesses; SHONEN KNIFE, will be releasing ALIVE! In Osaka via Good Charamel Records in North America, Europe and The UK on May 4th 2017.
The DVD/CD package was recorded live at Juso Fandango in Osaka, Japan in December of 2017 and includes 21 tracks from the band’s 3+ decade long career as Japan’s most loved Indie rock import.
Featuring classics such as “Twist Barbie”, “Bear Up Bison” and “Sushi Bar Song”, newer tracks like “Jump Into The New World” and “Rock N Roll Tee Shirt” as well as a cover of Nick Lowe’s classic “Cruel to be Kind”, the band is captured in their true element, entertaining fans in the city that made them who they are today.
When you convince two of the best and longest-standing psych/noise bands in the universe to play shows, you put out a record with them. It’s that simple. Today on Self-Titled, Bardo Pond and Major Stars share new tracks off a new split single from Chunklet Industries. Click here to check out Bardo Pond’s “Inner Light” and here to stream Major Star’s “S.L.T.” Both bands are touring with Chunklet’s own Henry Owings as they lay waste to Boston, Philadelphia and Brooklyn together.
In Capital drop new single Little Architect
Overflowing with ’80s synthpop hooks and irresistible beats, In Capital’s debut album Human Is bridges the space between ambitious studio project and dance floor masterpiece with effortless stride. The first full-length release from Melbourne musicians Nick Jenkin and Cameron Ford, Human Is delivers a dopamine hit of pure music bliss as it winds its way from anthem to anthem.
Opening with the mesmerising ambience of Universal Man, Human Is covers a tremendous amount of creative ground. Each song feels to continue on from the last, yet takes you to somewhere entirely new – from the synthwave perfection of Afterthoughts, to the gentle, rising strings of first single Little Architect. Following an uplifting Interlude, the album embarks upon its stirring second half… nestling the brooding C.O.A.L.A. and Dark Horse amidst NM’s smouldering remix of Underground. As the final note of the album’s beautiful closer Of A Fire On The Moon fades out, the grandeur of Human Is is impossible to deny.
Jess Weimer “Telltale Signs”
Jess Weimer released her first single, “Telltale Signs” in late 2015, proceed by the music video for the single that came out in early 2016. Each one of her songs has its own feel; live and snazzy, upbeat and instrumental, brooding and rhythmic. Jess’s first EP, “Until You Drop”, was released on January 23rd, 2017, and she’s already working on the next one. The first of four singles, “Won’t Follow You Down”, was released on September 21st, 2017. With a bit more edge and a vibe leaning toward alt-rock, Weimer comes out swinging by delivering powerful vocals and a bold new sound.
MEEK MILL & TEE GRIZZLEY LINK UP FOR ‘FIRST DAY OUT’ REMIX
Rap’s biggest break out star, Tee Grizzley gifted fans with a surprise remix of his hit single, “First Day Out” featuring Meek Mill.
Following the release of his latest single, “Colors,” Tee’s “First Day Out (Remix)” comes just a day after the Philadelphia Eagles celebrated their big Super Bowl LII victory in their locker room partying to Meek’s classic record, “Dreams & Nightmares.” Everyone from LeBron James to Gabrielle Union rejoiced in the support shown for the incarcerated Philly native with “#FreeMeek” tweets last night. This isn’t the first time Tee and Meek have collaborated on a record, last fall the two teamed up for Tee’s highly anticipated “Beef” record.
New Music Video From Kwamevi
Roots Musician Records and Top Shelf Reggae are proud to announce the priemer of Kwamevi’s official music video for his song “Faithful.” The song comes of his deubt album “Faithful” which was released last November by Roots Musician Records.
Reichelt – ‘Seduced By The Light Side’ Single & Video
Reichelt is an Australian solo artist, producer & multi-instrumentalist. He’s been writing, recording and performing fiercely original songs for over 15 years. Described as ‘quirky, eclectic and emotive’ Reichelt’smusic tugs at the heart, with hand-crafted arrangements and addictive melodies.
The new record Seduced by the Light Side was produced by Luke Reichelt and Guy Cooper at Serotonin Studios on the Gold Coast. Featuring the angelic vocals of Sammy Griffin, keyboards and other instruments by Ian Peres, drums from Jeff Paton and a host of Reichelt’s other musical collaborators.
Video premiere: ticktock’s trippy visuals for new song ‘A Violence Of Innocence’
Danish/ UK band ticktock have just been releasing their EP ‘A Violence Of Innocence’ wich will clearly make it’s mark on the Indie music horizon. The title track sees singer Sebastian Zieler switching between a tenderly crooned verse and a soulful chorus. The video, which is premiered via The Revue (US/CAN), Fantastic Plastic (ESP), Indie Rocks (LATAM) and Wickedd Childd (AUS) was a collaborative effort between the photographer Morten Jensen, lighting operator Milan Bjørnild, assistant Nina Zieler and the band, tied together artfully by editor Martin Munck Schmidt.
With Valentine’s Day around the corner and more than 45 percent of all U.S. adults being single, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst States for Singles.
To help unattached Americans improve their chances of finding love, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 27 key indicators of dating-friendliness. The data set ranges from share of single adults to movie costs to nightlife options per capita.
Pianist Maria Rago New Video Leaves a Lasting Impression
Pianist Maria Rago is proud to present to the video to The Sound of Leaves, a composition she wrote to celebrate the relationship between herself and her natural surroundings. Using leaves as a metaphor for our lives, the combination of Maria’s exceptional musicianship, the sumptuous video and poignant message is something that will intrigue, move and engage listeners to music of all kinds. Appropriately, her video sees her playing her composition surrounded by trees.
“Thanks. And Sorry: The Chuck Mosley Movie” Announced
Director and Musician Drew Fortier has announced his latest film project, a documentary about the late Faith No More / Bad Brains / Cement / Primitive Race Chuck Mosley. The film was initially conceived as a narrative on the legendary singer and musician’s then burgeoning comeback, and Chuck originally agreed to the project through a typically irreverent voicemail.
RICH HOMIE QUAN RELEASES VIDEO FOR “CHANGED” OUT TODAY ON VEVO
Quan came to prominence in 2012 with the release of his I Go In On Every Song project. He exploded the following year with the release of the mixtape Still Going In Reloaded, his Gold-certified “Type Of Way” single and an appearance on YG’s triple Platinum “My Hitta” track. His 2015 single, “Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh),” has been certified double Platinum. The accompanying video has more than 100 million YouTube views and inspired countless fan versions.
Paddy Hanna shares humorous new video – Album out March 2nd
Paddy Hanna is set to release his new album Frankly I mutate on March 2nd. Paddy’s career to date has not been conventional. A cult figure in the Dublin music scene, he has released numerous critically acclaimed singles and one prior album, before retreating inwards. But now an album bursting full of Hanna’s morose charm and sardonic wit. Poetically, the studio where the album was recorded, Bow Lane, was knocked down a month after the album’s completion. Job done in timely fashion.
WEDGE’s frontman Kiryk Drewinski tells us more about “Killing Tongue” : “Although we obviously love vintage music we wanted the new record to sound also fresh and not as garagey as our debut. Overall recording “Killing Tongue” was a quite different experience compared to cutting the first album, which we did mainly live in just a few days at our rehearsal room. With the new album we had the opportunity to make use of a proper studio, equipped with all kinds of vintage analog goodies. Because of that we were able to arrange and produce some of the songs with less limitations and just the way we had imagined them in our heads, using a bunch of instruments and sounds which we don’t use live. On the other hand we had the freedom to play nearly all of the tracks in concerts for quite a while prior to recording, which we consider a huge luxury. Having unrecorded tunes in our live set enabled us to “test” and develop them first. Usually bands are forced to put out albums at a certain time rate so it’s not surprising that the first few albums of many bands are among their best. This is exactly due to the fact that those albums consist of the groups’ live material. We had no need to “fill in any gaps” but instead picked the songs for the record that worked best live, enhancing them with some nice overdubs here and there. All in all the new record is a good blend between straight forward fuzz rockers that work live as a trio and more elaborated stuff. We are very happy with the outcome of “Killing Tongue” and hope you will enjoy the album as well. ”
via The 405: If you are like me, ‘Jungle’ may very well be your first encounter with Isador. This is the monstrously ambitious project of Warren Heller. Heller maintains a fairly modest online presence so information about him and his project is scant, but one listen to ‘Jungle’ will help you realize he’s one to watch out for in the future.
Blacktop Mojo Release Live Acoustic Video for “Underneath,” Filmed Live at Audioworx Studios
February 6, 2018 – Texas based hard rock band Blacktop Mojo has released a video for their track, “Underneath,” from their 2017 LP, Burn the Ships. Filmed live at Audioworx Studios in Palestine, TX, the Drew McCuistion filmed video features front-man Matt James and lead guitarist Ryan Kiefer performing an acoustic version of the track.
CROCELL Release ‘Once Called Slaves’ Stop Motion Music Video
Danish death/black metal outfit, CROCELL, has released a stop motion video for “Once Called Slaves”, which was premiered by BlankTV and can be viewed below. The song is taken from CROCELL’s fifth album, “Relics”, which was recorded during Crocell’s ten year anniversary in 2017 and will be released via LongLife Records on March 16th 2018.
The Suzan consists of the sisters Rie and Saori and friend Nico. Their music is a multi-genre, wild song and dance that puts the POP in pop! Today they premiere their song “DESIRE” to put all the grooves back into yourheart. We chat with them about their new video and how they keep their music fresh.
NEW RELEASE: And Then Came Fall
And Then Came Fall sounds like a crushing heat that is blown away by a deep sigh. Annelies Tanghe’s lyrics cut, carve, and scratch their way through your soul, but when wrapped up in Sam Pieter Janssens’ musical cloak, they are distilled into pure beauty. Nothing more, nothing less. About life, about love. A musical statement, eschewing all trends and hypes. A melancholy autumn journey that leaves you wanting more. Last, but certainly not least, there is hope here, which slowly nestles deep into your heart. This fresh start by Tanghe and Janssens has definitely given sparkle to their oeuvre. After Iza and ZeeSter, they are adding a mature chapter to their stories with And Then Came Fall.
Chicago-based experimental rock trio RLYR (pronounced “Relayer”) have announced details of their sophomore album Actual Existence. Set for release on April 13, 2018 via San Francisco tastemakers The Flenser, the new four song full-length distills and expands on the explosive energy and anthemic catharses of the band’s 2016 debut Delayer.
Phoenix, AZ atmospheric blackened death metal outfit, Sun Speaker, have teamed up with the flush happy folks at Toilet Ov Hell to premiere their first official single today for an all new track entitled ‘Arrival.’ The absolutely crushing track is taken from their forthcoming debut album, ‘Ov Lustra’, which is set to be released on Friday April 20, 2018 via Subliminal Groove Records. The stunning artwork for ‘Ov Lustra’ was created by a local Phoenix based artist known as Saprophial.
It’s been a truly memorable week for Above & Beyond (aka Jono, Paavo Siljamäki and Tony McGuinness). Their acclaimed studio album Common Ground was released January 26, just a day before a sold out performance at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York during Grammy week. While in New York City, the band also hosted a screening of their new concert documentary Above & Beyond Acoustic: Giving Up The Day Job, a film which chronicles their 2016 Hollywood Bowl acoustic performance. Now for the icing on the cake, Above & Beyond’s Common Ground has debuted at an astounding No.3 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, in the company of popular releases from the likes of Migos, Ed Sheeran, Post Malone, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and Taylor Swift, to name a few.
Kendrick Lamar and SZA Release Video For “All The Stars”
Directed by Dave Meyers and The Little Homies
BRUCE LAMONT To Release Broken Limbs Excite No Pity Via War Crime Recordings This March; Album Teaser Posted
When BRUCE LAMONT released his first solo album, Feral Songs For The Epic Decline, seven years ago, he was best known as the leader of the psychedelic Chicago jazz-metal group Yakuza. Thus, that album’s morose, arty songs came as a radical departure, showing him to be just as comfortable constructing droning, Swans-like epics as exploding with industrial and black metal-inspired rage. In the six years since, his creative journey has taken him farther and farther afield. He’s part of electronic noise-dirge squad Corrections House, with Eyehategod’s Mike IX Williams, Neurosis’s Scott Kelly, and longtime creative partner Sanford Parker; the mind-melting jazz-prog-hardcore trio Brain Tentacles, with Keelhaul bassist Aaron Dallison and grind drummer par excellence Dave Witte, and dozens of other projects, large and small, collaborating with an ever-growing network of like minds.
Newcomer Badrapper has quickly made a splash in the Soundcloud trapsphere, thanks big flips of Ekali & Denzel Curry’s “Babylon” and What So Not & Burns’ “Trust.” Paired with his original material, Badrapper accumulated over half a million collective streams in the past year. His production chops and energetic shows lead to a recent signing with Maker Agency, home to fellow Aussies What So Not, Nina Las Vegas, Enschway, and LUUDE. The Sydney native closed 2017 with a bang, embarking on his debut tour and also supporting Boombox Cartel at the year’s end.
DAVE Announces May 2018 US Tour
Teenage prodigy Dave today announces his next run of US & Canadian tour dates, set to take place in May 2018. Following 2017’s joint North American tour alongside fellow Londoner AJ Tracey, Dave is set to return for a run of highly anticipated headline shows following the release of his latest EP ‘Game Over’. The in demand 19 year old will begin the run at Baby’s All Right in New York on May 3rd before further shows at Velvet Underground in Toronto on May 4th and The Echo in Los Angeles on May 9th. Tickets for all dates go on sale Friday 9th February at 10am EST and are available from santandave.com/.
THE TILLERS SHARE NEW “REVOLUTION ROW” VIDEO
The Tillers have been thumping their own distinctive sound of string band style folk music for a decade, riding it all over the country and across the sea. Four studio albums and one live record have won them praise as modern folk storytellers of the national soundscape.
Ezra Furman has shared his new single “Maraschino-Red Dress $8.99 at Goodwill” exclusively on I-D Magazine. Last week Ezra’s episode on the wildly popular Marc Maron WTF Podcast aired, you can listen to it here. It was an illuminating and wide ranging interview that discussed his musical influences, religion, sexuality and the themes of his new album Transangelic Exodus.
The Magic Gang Release “Getting Along” Video
With youthful exuberance and a catalogue of life-affirming slacker pop anthems, it’s no wonder that The Magic Gang are at the forefront of 2018’s breaking guitar bands. Recently nominated for Best New Artist at the NME Awards, The Magic Gang will release their self-titled debut album on March 16th on Yala! Records.
“Gypsy-Punk” mavericks, GOGOL BORDELLO, will be contributing their take on the beloved “Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide” to the upcoming star-studded HOWARD STERN TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE – Airing Friday February 9th at 10:00pm on SiriusXM Howard101. Other contributing artists include Peter Frampton, Daryl Hall, Biffy Clyro, Car Seat Headrest, Dawes, Bleachers and many more.