Internationally acclaimed rock band Stone Sour has announced new spring headline tour dates. The trek features support from The Bronx, Palaye Royale and 68 on select dates and includes festival stops at Welcome To Rockville, Fort Rock, Carolina Rebellion and Lunatic Luau before wrapping up at Columbus, Ohio’s Rock On The Range. Tickets for most dates will be available beginning March 2nd at 10am local time, with select dates available beginning March 9th.
Premiered by KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic, “Need You” finds the perfect balance of fragile melancholy and determined beat in a seamlessly compiled electronic release. Impeccably polished and fluent as ever, “Need You” is a charming new stride from last year’s highly triumphant and collaborative “Stranded.”
aBIRD shares sparkling single, “A Cool Island Song”
The track premiered on Songwriting Magazine where the artist shared, “I had always heard that drinking ocean water can make people really sick and see things that might not really be there. So I decided to tell a love story that seems too good to be true via that concept, leaving the main character to never be entirely sure if it’s real or not.”
While in the midst of the UK leg of her Take Me Apart Tour, rising musical Phenom, Kelela, releases the futuristic sims-inspired visual for her single “Frontline” – premiered on Rolling Stone today. Frontline first debuted on HBO’s hit show Insecure – noted as a dreamy R&B break up anthem. The video opens up with serene shape shifting sonics and a computer generated version of Kelela sitting down explaining to her cyber lover in her smooth varied tone that the place he once held in her heart is now behind her.
BOYS Release Sumptuous New Offering ‘Hollywood’
Written and recorded following the conclusion of their debut US tour last year, Hollywood captures the band’s creative tendencies in full flow with delicate tones and warm, fuzzy guitar work drawing obvious comparisons to Beach Fossils, Real Estate and Wild Nothing.
Grammy-nominated, world-renown DJ and producer A-Trak just did the impossible: the video for “Ride For Me” with Young Thug, Falcons and 24hrs, which premieres today, bends the laws of time and space. He teamed up with his old friend Eli Morgan Gesner (acclaimed director and co-founder of Zoo York and SHUT Skateboards) to create a piece that seamlessly crosses generations, subcultures and geography. Watch it here.
Having revealed the release of his highly-anticipated debut album Places We Don’t Know, due out on March 23rd via Foreign Family Collective/Counter Records, Kasbo unveils the music video for his single “Aldrig Mer (feat. TENDER)”, first premiered with Complex UK.
KYLYPSO New Single ‘Deep Blue’
Honing their craft performing at various club nights across London in the past year, KYLYPSO are finally ready to unveil their debut single ‘Deep Blue’. The Bow three-piece have been forming a distinct sound in their east London studio with the songs translating into a vast and expansive live show.
With creativity at the heart the group have also been putting together a zine to go with the release, collaborating with local skateboarders, film-makers and tennis players to create the KYLYPSO world.
Today, RCA Records has announced RCA Collective – a collaborative venture dedicated to the merging of art, music, and creative expression, in which its purpose is to reimagine and reinterpret the RCA brand through the execution of innovative projects that celebrate the diversity of the label’s roster. The Collective’s first project, a collaboration with French illustrator and visual artist Jean Jullien, was released last month to coincide with the Grammy Awards. In an effort to connect RCA artists with various creators throughout the worlds of art and fashion, The Collective tapped Jean Jullien to create custom, limited edition prints with the spirit of RCA’s talent in mind.
A young, culturally important artist whose work speaks to the climate of the moment, Jean Jullien represented a natural choice for The Collective’s inaugural artistic collaboration – as he shares an inextinguishable spirit with RCA’s roster of talent.
Nina June To Release Global Debut Album: ‘Bon Voyage’ Out March 23rd
Nina June will release her global debut album ‘Bon Voyage’ on March 23rd. The record is the result of a 3 year long journey that began in a home studio in Amsterdam and went through France and Spain on a pilgrimage and ended in London with world class producer Tim Bran. The first singles ‘For Love’, ‘We Watched It All Come Down’ and ‘When We Fall’ have garnered more than 5 million streams so far.
Bon Voyage is about letting go, making choices and staying faithful to yourself. The eleven songs were produced by Nina and her musical partner in crime Lieuwe Roonder. Together they combined organical elements with modern beats and synths. To elevate the songs Nina approached producer Tim Bran (known for his work with Paul McCartney, London Grammar and Birdy) on Facebook. A small week later she was in his studio in London.
New > The Skull Eclipses > ‘Gone’
Following the announcement of their joint project The Skull Eclipses and its eponymous debut album, Austin producer Spencer Stephenson and Philadelphia emcee Raj Haldar are back today to share a new single. “Gone” features Open Mike Eagle and follows “Pillars” ft. Baba Maraire & Felicia Douglass as the second single from The Skull Eclipses, which is set to release on March 9th. Stephenson and Haldar will perform together as The Skull Eclipses on March 7th in Brooklyn, and March 9th in Philadelphia.
Nuela Charles releases new single
Nuela is known for her soulful vocals and captivating stage presence and landed 11 TV placements off of her debut album alone. The singles from her 2018 Juno Award nominated sophomore album garnered attention from media outlets like The FADER and were played in heavy rotation on KCRW and CBC Radio. She also added an additional 4 TV placements to her name including ESPN and “Jane The Virgin”.