Sonny Alven Unveils Official Video for New Single ‘Backseat Lovin’
Norwegian breakthrough artist Sonny Alven has unleashed the official video release for his latest production, ‘Backseat Lovin’, via Universal Music.
The track, a soft, and melancholic production guided by a sultry female vocal, was released on 2nd February, and follows Sonny’s various 2017 successes, including Dragonette collaboration ‘Awake’, dreamy GOLDENS collab ‘Cool With You’, and his highly acclaimed Girls EP, which has so far received over 8 million Spotify plays.
Focusing on hazy summer days spent lazing on the beach, and golden memories from a loving relationship, the video for Sonny’s single is a warm and nostalgic cut. Matching the soothing downtempo nature of the release itself, the video accompaniment is laced with clever edits of road trip drives, and soft sepia filters.
Alyssa Joseph Shares Soulful New Video for “n i g h t”
Soulful Rock artist ALYSSA JOSEPH has just launched her latest, buzz-worthy video for “n i g h t,” which premiered via Paste Magazine.
Alyssa Joseph is a singer/songwriter hailing from Philadelphia, PA. Her electrified, calculated guitar playing, paired with her passionate vocals creates emotional alt-indie music that draws influence from some of the greats – Regina Spektor, Brandi Carlile, and Daughter.
Painted Doll, the new rock band featuring the unlikely pairing of comedian / guitar shredder Dave Hill (Valley Lodge, HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver theme) and heavy metal legend Chris Reifert (Autopsy, Death) will release its self-titled debut album on February 16 via Tee Pee Records. The record delivers an infectious blend of late 60’s/early 70’s Dutch and British psych pop and garage rock. In celebration, Brooklyn Vegan is streaming Painted Doll in full, adding, “The two musicians come from very different musical backgrounds, and for Painted Doll, they’ve channelled late ’60s psychedelia and stoner rock, and it works out really well”.
Acclaimed musician, recording artist, producer, and songwriter Printz Board has released the first single for his new project Parker Lane. Parker Lane’s music is organic and familiar folk pop anthems with a country twist brought to life by a revolving cast of co-vocalists and guests drawn to the push-and-pull of his communal jukebox vision. An EP will be released this Spring. “3 A.M.” not only introduces Parker Lane, but the single also earmarks a new chapter for Printz – a Los Angeles-based two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning musician. With his work to date, he’s quietly impacted pop music and culture from behind-the-scenes, creating a string of recognizable and renowned hits.
Meg DeLacy Shares New Single “Red Wine”
Keep the Valentines Day feels going with actor and musician Meg DeLacy’s seductive and playful new single “Red Wine.” Premiered exclusively via Just Jared Jr., “Red Wine” is piano and bass driven, standing as a metaphor for taking your time when falling for someone – you nurse a glass of wine just as if you were taking your time, enjoying those first sparks.
Brooklyn rockers NO ICE share multi-tiered video for “We Get High Together”
“This project was a collaboration with our good friend Joe Wakeman, who plays in the Brooklyn band Toyzanne, but is also an accomplished Auteur filmmaker. I loved his full-length film, They Read By Night. He loved our song “We Get High Together”, and he came up with the concept of his parents taking medicinal marijuana and watching Classic Movies starring nice. Chaplin is one of my great heroes and I had always wanted to do a tribute to him, and Joe came up with the insane Swashbuckler film for Jesse, Gwynn and Sam and the surreal, boring Cowboy film for Sean and Jordan.
Avalon Shares “Downhill Together” Track Via LA Record
AVALON is the project of Chicana producer, multi-instrumentalist, and singer/songwriter Avalon Lurks. Unpredictable live shows, a fiercely DIY ethic and eclectic musical output have garnered Avalon a cult fan base around her hometown of Santa Ana, Orange County and her new home in LA, as well as an ever-growing loyal following online.
Swell Spells Release Debut Track “Demons”
“Demons” is the most collaborative track on the record. It’s a song about anxiety and its desperate, uncontrollable nature. Our bassist Jarrett Alarcon wrote the melody in the chorus and came up with a really tight bass line to boot. The rest of it was written by Pat with a little help from Logan in the guitar department. It’s got a really tight, consistent structure that moves quickly, wasting no time to jump from one idea to the next.
Lucy Wise unveils new single + video + tour
Singer-songwriter Lucy Wise has released a taste of her third album Winter Sun. The songs on the forthcoming album show a strong artistic development since her last release back in 2015, and the lead single ‘Solid Ground’ is no exception.
Today, EverythingOShauN shares the video for “Pylons,” a track off his EP Almost Everything. The “Pylons” video, directed by Fatty Soprano & Shutter, premieres on The 405. The 405 writes of the video, “His 2017 EP Almost Everything was one of the year’s most striking hip-hop releases. The Brampton, Ontario-based artist hopes to build on that success with a two-part video series, which begins today with the video for his single ‘Pylons.'”
ALBERT HAMMOND JR SHARES NEW TRACK ‘FAR AWAY TRUTHS’
Earlier this month Albert Hammond Jr announced his fourth studio album Francis Trouble. The album will be available globally on March 9th but today fans can preorder the album and get instant downloads of the tracks ‘Far Away Truths’ and ‘Muted Beatings.’
WHITNEY ROSE DELIVERS FIERY COVER OF “YOU DON’T OWN ME,”
Some songs just don’t get old. “You Don’t Own Me,” emblazoned in our hearts by Lesley Gore in 1963, remains as compelling an anthem of empowerment as ever in 2018. Enter Whitney Rose, a ‘spitfire’ songwriter who has made Austin, Texas her home. In Whitney Rose’s hands, ‘You Don’t Own Me,’ is a scorching country noir takedown of all the unsolicited opinions, insidious (or totally blatant) sexism and baked-in assumptions about a woman’s lack of autonomy in the music business and beyond.
After inking a deal with Sony/Ultra Music on the strength of her viral debut EP Low, which to date has netted over 40 million streams, Vietnamese-American newcomer TRACE closed out 2017 with a one-two punch of smoky R&B-inflected bops “Oh My My” and “You Don’t Know Me,” the latter which hit No. 1 on Hype Machine, and earned her comparisons to Lana Del Rey and James Blake.
ÖBLIVÏON Release ‘Bells From Babylon Lyric Video
French Power Metal band, ÖBLIVÏON, (feat. former Nightmare members) have released a lyric video for ‘Bells From Babylon’, a track taken from their debut album ‘Resilience’ + DVD ‘Live at Leym’Fest’, out on February 23, 2018 via ROAR Rock Of Angels Records. The video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/bgP1T46YqUo
Öblivïon’s debut album, “Resilience”, bring some serious and ass-kickin’ classic metal stuff and they are ready to make some noise out there! (Heavy Paradise)
If you are looking for some guitar forward European power metal established in the “keep it true” heavy metal tradition, then Oblivion and Resilience deserve your attention. (Dangerdog.com)
Rosborough releases debut UK single ‘Another Lesson’
Loaded with alternative grit but lifted by soaring, cinematic soundscapes, Glenn Rosborough has been creating a stir since he released the single Burn Blue in his native Ireland last October. Awarded Single Of The Fortnight by Hot Press magazine, Burn Blue was described as Jawdropping by Daily Mirror (Ulster), who voted it their No.1 track of 2017 as did Ulster music website Chordblossom. Radio support came from every major Irish network, with Burn Blue playlisted at RTE Radio One, 2fm Rising and Today FM, and Rosborough performed live sessions for Today FM, BBC Radio Foyle and BBC Radio Ulster. Last December Rosborough was invited to perform at the prestigious Other Voices Festival in Dingle alongside artists including Loyle Carner and Django Django.
Jacob Plant has unveiled his brand new single ‘Eastside’ (ft. Soren Bryce) set for release on 16th February via Skint/BMG.
The release follows Jacob’s previous single ‘About You’ & BBC Radio 1 ‘Track of the Day’ – ‘Bike Engine’ with Stylo G. Fusing a blend of beautifully crisp and melancholic vocals with an atmospheric bassline, ‘Eastside’ uses layered strings and a toe-tapping melody to create a deep, brooding feel to the piece.
GABRIEL VARGAS ANNOUNCES DEEPLY PERSONAL NEW SINGLE
An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. “One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, self-doubt, and ego. “The other is good – he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. “This same fight is going on inside you – and inside every other person, too.” The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather, “Which wolf will win?” The old chief simply replied, “The one you feed.”
Georgie releases new single ‘Too Much TV’ today through Kobalt
Mansfield troubadour Georgie makes a welcome return with her new single ‘Too Much TV’ on February 16th. Taken from the EP of the same title which will be released a month later on March 16th, that will feature three brand new songs, highlighting her rich, powerful vocals and deft songwriting. ‘Too Much TV’ will be released alongside ‘Be The Fire’ and Mathew E white produced live favourite ‘Wildcat’. Georgie will support Jake Bugg across all of his upcoming UK and European dates.
Manic Street Preachers share new single ‘Distant Colours’
The first track from the new album ‘International Blue’ came out in December and was quickly added to the A-lists at Radio 2, 6 Music, Virgin, Absolute and Radio X. The band have also been announced on the line up for the BBC Biggest Weekend on 25th May at the Titanic Slipways in Belfast as well as slots at several UK festivals.
With lyrics by James Dean Bradfield it’s about his disenchantment with the left of his youth; where the classic Labour of Nye Bevan has ended up. “Musically, the verse is downcast and melancholic and the chorus is an explosion of disillusionment and tears.”
ALISON WONDERLAND RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO “CHURCH”
Today, Sydney-born, L.A. based singer-songwriter, producer and DJ Alison Wonderland unveiled her new single, “Church,” and the accompanying video. The soaring synth-pop track is from her forthcoming album, AWAKE, which will be released by Astralwerks later this year.
THE CHAINSMOKERS RELEASE NEW SONG “YOU OWE ME”
Grammy Award-winning artist/producer duo The Chainsmokers have released their new song, “You Owe Me” via Disruptor Records / Columbia Records today – listen HERE. The duo has also released the official video for the track.
YellowStraps find the perfect blend of indie infused, electronic RnB with new single “Nights Up”
Young Belgian act YellowStraps share the single taste of their debut EP with “Nights Up”. The track is a chill, soulful electronic offering featuring the wonderful vocals of Australian artist and producer St. South – sitting at the perfect crossroads of indie RnB, beats and neo-soul.
NASAYA showcases his dexterity with genre in the bounce worthy “Orange”
“Orange” is a shimmery, electronic ode to embracing chaos. The idea was to make something danceable while keeping a dreamy atmosphere with airy, bright textures. The song describes the abandonment of fear at the door of chaos with an optimism and excitement that grows gradually throughout. The lyrics create a trance-like world that flashes with colours and psychedelic geometry.
Prog/Death metal band Disaffected release new video for “Glossolalia”
Prog/Death metal band Disaffected release new video for “Glossolalia”. “Glossolalia” is taken from Disaffected’s third studio album “The Trinity Threshold”, which was released last November via Chaosphere Recordings.
Bellhouse “On a Night Like This”
Bellhouse, aka Emma-Lee Andersson, occupies that perfect place where soul meets the mainstream edge. Her debut ‘On A Night Like This’ is an alluring, hit radio-friendly slice of pop, packed with vocals that hook you after one listen, and leave you curious about this young Gothenburg songstress.
Bellhouse is no run-of-the-mill pop star. A trained truck driver who would have chosen the road as a criminologist if it weren’t for her music, Bellhouse learnt the ropes on a rock stage in a punk band as an early teen. This no-frills, raw background makes her a potential standout on the Swedish pop music landscape both as an artist and songwriter. Her colorful stories from her travels, passion for books and natural flair for poetry contribute to a depth in her character that are unique in a plethora of contemporary popular artists.
CORROSIVE release video for “Taste The Pain”
The Marburg based death metallers Corrosive have released a video for the track “Taste The Pain”, taken from their latest album “Lucifer Gave The Faith”, which is available since December 8th. In the opening credits of the video, which contains controversial scenes, the band publishes the following statement: “This video is not intended to incite people to harass others sexuality, nor do we glorify any kind of violence and abuse. The song is written through the eyes of an agressor. It is intended to raise awareness of the problem of molestation.”