The Henry Millers Founding Member has new single “Mismatched”
Nashville based King John releases his brand new single “Mismatched” for all those whose Valentine’s Day did not go as planned. EDM Sauce says about the track, “In a genre filled with generic blah after blah, King John’s latest is just so refreshing.”
TRU-Signee Skooly Only Buys The Finest in the Romantic “White Balenciaga” Video
Crafting infectious singles for the trap and the club, Skooly is one of Atlanta’s foremost melody masters. Rocking a floral jacket and many gold chains, Skooly only buys the finest for his woman in the video for “White Balenciaga.” A bubbly, yet hard-hitting single produced by Two17, “White Balenciaga” finds Skooly in lothario mode, rhyming about his many women and their expensive clothes. In the video, Skooly romances a model, accompanying her to Neiman’s, the runway, and the bedroom. Premiered by VIBE, “White Balenciaga” is the latest video from Don’t You Ever Forget Me Vol. 1, the T.R.U.-signee’s adventurous and infectious new EP. The new clip follows last week’s “Dirty Dawg ‘Insane’,” a psychedelic visual for the EP’s aggressive introductory track.
TERROR UNIVERSAL Premieres Slasher Flick-Inspired Music Video for “Through the Mirrors”
Masked metal supergroup TERROR UNIVERSAL recently released their debut full-length album, Make Them Bleed, via minus HEAD Records. Today, the band is “thrilled” to reveal their brand new slasher flick-inspired track for the song “Through the Mirrors” via premier horror site Dread Central. The video is directed by vocalist PLAGUE via Film/Facer productions.
Hot off a tour with Gary Clark Jr. and high praise from tastemakers, including Guitar Player, The Austin Chronicle, SheShreds, Austin Monthly, Relix, LadyGunn and Texas Monthly, and a guest spot on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Jackie Venson is gearing up for an exciting 2018. She is kicking off the year with a US tour throughout January and European dates in February.
Lindsay Lou Announces New Album Southland + New Single
Linsay Lou will release a new studio album Southland on April 6th. Pre-orders can be made through Pledge Music.
“The First single off the new record, “The Voice” was written after a particularly tumultuous time in my personal life. I co-wrote it with a friend in Michigan, Max Lockwood who is a poet and a musician. We took around 12 hours to write the song with just one break to hit up Shorts Brewery for dinner and a beer.” -Lindsay Lou
VIDEO: Tarrey Torae’s ‘Make Music’
After a long day at the studio and several hours of work on a song called “Make Music,” Tarrey Torae needs a boost of energy for the last stretch of music recording. In the creation of the song “Make Music,” we get a real view here of what it takes sometimes to make a hit song.
Sometimes its a long day of singing and correction and then in a split moment of time, the energy can change and it all falls in the right place. Get enthralled into the story of this hit making moment, as Tarrey gets a shot of motivation and inspiration from an enthusiastic engineer and producer.
Belgian Alt-Rock/Stoner Metallers Black Strike stream new EP ‘132’
A few days after unveiled the official music video for the single “Tiger” from their new effort ‘132’, Belgian alternative/stoner metallers Black Strike just officially released this new EP for CD & Digital format on Bandcamp.
In addition to the official release-news, the entire EP is also available right now for full stream at the same location.
After their first full-length record was named “best post-punk debut LP of 2017” by Post-Punk.com, While the songs from this newest release retain the sheer power and intensity of the band’s previous two releases, Equals sees Second Still evolving their sound and progressing forward into sonically uncharted territory. The four main components of the band’s signature sound are still there –chorus and delay-heavy guitar, hypnotic bass grooves, heavyweight drum machine beats, and hauntingly beautiful vocal melodies– but they have added a couple analog synthesizers into the arsenal for Equals, mixing a whole new element into their already uniquely realized style of post-punk. Commanding synth bass, subtle ambient soundscapes, and forceful lead synth hooks now supplement and enhance the distinctive sound that Second Still had already crafted on their first two releases.
CRAIG OWENS Launches New Project, badXChannels
“badXchannels comes from the idea that there is potential for the understanding of beauty and art in unordinary and strange places, unfiltered by the flaws of humanity,” explains CRAIG OWENS about the meaning of his latest project’s moniker. “badXchannels represent the static stations on your television, the one’s coming into your living room without a network or a sales pitch attached… basically pre-homogenization.”
EDM Artist Kim Cameron premieres new video “Spin Me Ever After”
Miami EDM artist Kim Cameron releases her latest music video, Spin Me Ever After. The single was produced by DJ Max, an award-winning DJ, producer and radio broadcaster from Croatia. This magical video is a unique take on the old French classic, Sleeping Beauty. In this version, the characters come to life with their hidden romances and flirtations that were never told in Charles Perrault’s or Germany’s Brothers Grimm versions. The video stars Kim Cameron as the Sleeping Beauty in the backdrop of a 172-year-old Spanish monastery. “Spin Me Ever After” is from Cameron’s latest Greatest Hits album, out now!
A newly-completed video for “Breathing A Vein” – the new single from German sludge metal trio TREEDEON and their second LP, Under The Manchineel – is now playing at Echoes And Dust. The video hits just days ahead of the record’s release this Friday through Exile On Mainstream.
LEA LOVE ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE “DOCTOR”
Oceanside based songstress, Lea Love will release her new single “Doctor” on February 9th, the title track from her upcoming debut EP slated for a March release. Her music and multi-layered artistry draws from her rich Hawaiian, Japanese, and Samoan heritage. This diversity is evident in her songs, which ranges from R&B Soul to Island Reggae to Pop.
Rich Brian “Cold”
Rich Brian delivered his debut LP Amen only days before the 2018 Olympic Winter Games kicked off in Pyeongchang, South Korea earlier this month. Fittingly, the rapper has taken up a winter sport in a new video for album cut “Cold.” Courtesy of 88rising, the aesthetic was conceptualized by Sean88 and his wife while watching the U.S. National Championships.
AU/RA SHARES STIRRING VIDEO FOR NEW TRACK “PANIC ROOM”
Au/Ra has released the captivating visual for her latest track “Panic Room,” which premiered today via Substream Magazine.
Set within the walls of a hospital, the video builds on a series of unsettling themes in a true cinematic fashion. Images of blood, death and flashing lights are accompanied by the significant, omnipresent feeling of fear. Au/Ra, along with director Granz Herman, has managed to perfectly capture the sense of entrapment and prevailing anxiety that the song’s lyrics evoke.
SPINN release love letter to posers on, ‘Who You Are’
Running on twin-rails of angular drums and guitar, Who You Are is a swipe at the fakers and haters delivered with sparkling guitars and lyrical wit. The latest track from the Liverpool four-piece SPINN featured on the debut EP out 6th April 2018 on Modern Sky UK.
BESVÄRJELSEN: The Obelisk Unveils “Under En Svart Himmel” Video
Vallmo is the forthcoming debut from Swedish psychedelic stoner doom unit BESVÄRJELSEN. Featuring within its ranks past members of Dozer, Greenleaf, Afgrund, Lastkaj, and V, BESVÄRJELSEN will release Vallmo this March via Suicide Records.
Southern California’s reggae-punk pioneers Sublime are celebrating the 50th birthday of their dear friend Bradley Nowell with a special animated video of “Boss D.J.,” the acoustic fan favorite off of the Sublime Acoustic: Bradley Nowell & Friends album. The band commissioned renowned animator and artist Andrew William Ralph to create and direct a “looped” animation video that will debut on their official website on what would have been Nowell’s 50th birthday, February 22. In addition to the new video, Sublime will launch a birthday fan-wall on their official website and will have a space where fans can write birthday notes and post memories using the hashtag #BradleyNowell50th as well as exclusive merchandise sold through Sublime’s webstore.
Imagine Dragons Release New Song “Next To Me” Along With Evolve North American Tour Dates
“Next To Me,” produced by Alex Da Kid, was today’s World Record with Zane Lowe on Beats 1. “Next To Me” is the first new music released from Imagine Dragons since Evolve, the band’s 2017 platinum selling third album. Evolve, the biggest rock album of 2017, has sold over 1.3 million albums in the US and over 4 billion streams globally.
Lil Yachty, aka Lil Boat, aka “King of the Youth” is a 20-year old Atlanta native, a Grammy-nominated singer, rapper, producer, creative designer, branding genius and fashion icon who smashed onto the scene two years ago with his debut mixtape Lil Boat. In May, 2017, he released Teenage Emotions which entered The Billboard Top 200 at #5 and remained on the charts more than four months. Since then he accumulated nearly 3 billion streams, found himself on the covers of Paper and FADER magazines, as well as landing the cover of The New York Times Men’s Style section and a XXL Freshman cover. Rolling Stone said his album ‘Teenage Emotions’ was a “landmark moment that may change the way people rap,” while The New York Times Magazine dubbed him as an artist “that tell us where music is going.”
At first listen, Clint Michigan’s beautiful, sanguine Centuries (Out on Kiam Records April 27, 2018) sounds like a document of reckoning, a nine track mediation that takes stock of certain realities—both personal and universal—that feel particularly pervasive in the cultural ether right now. Given the steady, assured nature of tracks like “Knickerbocker Street” and “Steven Says,” one might never guess that the record is, in many ways, a snapshot of chaos—a record made by an artist who travelled through the looking glass of a crippling addiction and managed to somehow come out the other side.
Today, NPR Music released August Greene’s Tiny Desk Concert, featuring performances of their two previously released singles “Optimistic (ft. Brandy)” and “Black Kennedy,” along with two previously unreleased tracks “Practice” and “Let Go.” The group also performed Common’s GRAMMY and Oscar-nominated song “Stand Up For Something” with Andra Day.