Dr Dog Share new single
Philadelphia’s beloved Dr Dog are today sharing their new single, ‘Buzzing In The Light’, the latest to be taken from their forthcoming album Critical Equation, due for release via We Buy Gold Records/Thirty Tigers on April 27, 2018. This new cut follows in the footsteps of the Consequence of Sound-supported ‘Go Out Fighting’ and is the third to be taken from the Gus Seyffert-produced (Beck, Michael Kiwanuka, The Black Keys) album. Dr Dog will support the new release with a full UK tour throughout autumn 2018 with dates to be announced imminently.
Stygian Crypt productions teamed up with Therion to release “Blood Of The Dragon”! The release will contain 2 CDs: 1st CD – rare cover-versions of different bands which were recorded by Therion and released on compilations just, 2nd CD – new cover versions of Therion songs.
Sínai releases debut single ‘Race Horse’ on March 9th
Sínai is an Oslo-born, London-bred singer and songwriter with Eritrean and Ethiopian roots. After having studied in Wolverhampton, she moved back to her home town of London at the age of 19 to pursue a career as a songwriter for other artists, and an artist in her own right.
Bad Breeding share brand new track ‘Abandonment’
Bad Breeding have today returned with a brand new track – a riotous, impassioned statement about the frustration of the UK’s marginalised majority – Abandonment. The Stevenage-based anarcho punks have just signed to One Little Indian Records for the release of their 12″ EP of the same name. The band’s affinity to label founder Derek Birkett’s ’80s punk band Flux of Pink Indians made OLI a natural home for the political punk band, as well as their now-label-mate Crass’ Penny Rimbaud.
Simone & Girlfunkle to release and tour new album ‘Hold On’
Perth Avant-folk darlings Simone & Girlfunkle are pleased to announce the March 24 arrival of their sophomore album Hold On, the much-anticipated follow up to 2013’s Hurry, Harry which was hailed as “a debut that has no weak points.” (X-Press Magazine).
Spearheaded by new single and album opener “Girls”, a self-described war cry declaring that their gender-equal band won’t be stepped on, Simone & Girlfunkle have once again proven they’re a band with many strings in their multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist bow. Pitch perfect three-part female harmonies, dreamy guitars, keys, omnichord, drums, bass, and a smattering of lush instrumentation make this album a sonically satisfying listen.
CARVED new Lyric video and Musicraiser for the new album “Thanatos”
The Prog Death Metal band Carved, have released the new lyric video for the song “Absence”, taken from the Last album “Kyrie Eleison”
Legend Claude VonStroke announces his return to Europe today with a beasty string of dates playing the UK, Belgium, Spain, Germany and The Netherlands this spring.
The tour, which will see the DJ, producer and label owner play both festivals and clubs, will begin at renowned Birmingham warehouse, Lab11, followed by world-renowned XOYO London, continuing on to Club Vaag for a date in Antwerp. Claude VonStroke will then play festival La Gran Corrdia Cultural, Barcelona, stopping at Kater Blau Berlin before heading onto Gorilla in Manchester. The last stretch will see the man behind the Dirtybird empire play Music On Festival, Amsterdam, rounding up in the UK with dates at Brighton’s The Arch and Colchester’s prolific night, Freqklash.
Manic Street Preachers share album track ‘Dylan & Caitlin’
Following the release of ‘International Blue’ at the end of 2017, and ‘Distant Colours’ in February, Manic Street Preachers have made a third track available from their forthcoming 13th studio album ‘Resistance Is Futile’.’Dylan and Caitlin’ is out today (9 March) and is a duet with The Anchoress. The band have also been confirmed as playing the 25th Meltdown Festival curated by The Cure’s Robert Smith. The band will appear at the Royal Festival Hall in London on the 19th June following their own UK tour.
Fresh from his energetic appearance at this year’s CRSSD Festival, LA producer SNBRN has unveiled his highly-anticipated new single ‘Lovin’ Me’.
From his forthcoming EP titled ‘U Want It’, ‘Lovin’ Me’ demonstrates SNBRN’s diversity as a producer with a series of cleverly crafted chord arrangements and vibrant melodies. A dynamic and upbeat party-starter, the track follows his last single ‘Melrose’, a collaboration with American duo Strange Club.
Rapidly-rising Irish artist DERMOT KENNEDY today releases his incredible new single ‘YOUNG & FREE’, the second track to be released from his upcoming mixtape with Mike Dean (Kanye West, Jay Z, Travis Scott, Desiigner), following the fantastic remix of single ‘Moments Passed’ by the legendary producer. Dermot is currently on a sold out world tour which travels from coast to coast across the US, UK, Europe and across to Australia, playing his biggest headline shows to date. The original version of ‘Moments Passed’ has now exceeded 6m streams to date, adding to his over 100m total streams on Spotify alone. ‘Young & Free’ further proves Dermot as a highly skilled songwriter, mixing his melodic folk influenced roots with his love of hip hop production to create a sound that is soulful and organic but fresh and modern at the same time, listen here.
Ahead of their Treehouse World Tour Part 1, SOFI TUKKER shares a new single “Baby I’m A Queen”. Steeped in raucous guitars and anthemic lyricism, the track is a full-blown hands in the air tune that’s ready to jump start your weekend. The song was written about embracing tumultuousness and vulnerability. “Just because you are vulnerable, doesn’t mean you have to let yourself be belittled or infantilized (why is “baby” the default nickname?)” the band says of the song. “We are strong and empowered because we cry, because we desire, and because of what is chaotic about us. This song is about standing up as strong and powerful, because of that courage to share ourselves. It’s about being both a baby and a queen at the same time.”
The Naked And Famous have returned to their breakthrough hit ‘Young Blood’ in a poignant new video clip on the eve of their latest album release and the first show of the A Still Heart Stripped tour. Premiering on Billboard, this ‘stripped’ version of ‘Young Blood’ reaches for the heart of the group’s songwriting, capturing the essence of youthful spirit lost and coming at the same time as the group announces its first lineup change in almost a decade.
The track, which follows Klingande’s recent Autograf x Dragonette collaboration ‘Hope For Tomorrow’, witnesses Jamaican artist Krishane take the helm on vocals, lacing the track with Caribbean vibes, though staying true to Klingande’s signature sound. “After ‘Hope for Tomorrow’, I wanted to continue with meaningful songs.” says the French producer. “‘Rebel Yell’ is an uplifting song about being human in today’s world, it’s a reminder to be the better versions of ourselves. I’m super happy and excited to share it with you all!”
Sasha Sloan Releases “Ready Yet (San Holo Remix)”
Rising indie singer and songwriter Sasha Sloan has shared a new remix of her debut single, “Ready Yet,” from Dutch producer San Holo. Available today, the “Ready Yet (San Holo Remix)” combines Sasha’s vocals and vulnerable lyrics with San Holo’s charming electronic production. Listen to “Ready Yet (San Holo Remix)” on Apple Music, iTunes, and Spotify.
The Magic Numbers Share ‘Sweet Divide’ video
I never wanted to be a part of anything, the cool kids at school, the pretend outlaws. I was always an outsider, we’ve always been an outsider band. We don’t fit in, never have and never will. Especially now. As you get older you realise your strength in not giving a fuck. You realise what you’ve been trying to do your whole life. Create something that’s yours, your own world, your own views, make something special, start your own gang but always be YOU within it. Don’t conform. Don’t fall in line. Be free. Be inspired. Inspire. Live & Love. To all the Outsiders – Romeo, The Magic Numbers.
West London singer-songwriter Cleo Sol releases her new beautifully crafted EP ‘Winter Songs’ on March 9th. The EP was produced by Cleo and Inflo (Michael Kiwanuka, Tom Odell, The Kooks) and is the first in a series of four EP’s, recorded over four years, and self-released on her own label. ‘Winter Songs’ features the captivating ‘Why Don’t You’, released in mid 2017, and soulful jam ‘Try And You Try’.
“My first single from the upcoming album Golden Walker is out everywhere today! Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who’s made this day possible with your ears, hearts and participation. So much more to come. Spin & download away at the link above.” Will
Rising LA-based artist morgxn has revealed his latest uplifting single “translucent”(stream here/download here.) morgxn is also gearing up for the release of his debut album vital, out May 18th via wxnderlost records / Hollywood Records. Next week morgxn attends SXSW, performing at events for WeWork, StubHub, Culture Collide, KGSR and We Found New Music, before heading to Europe to support X Ambassadors. See a full list of tour dates below.
British metalcore band Bleed Again have released a new official video for Slavery taken from their acclaimed first album Momentum, released in 2017 via Sliptrick Records. Here’s all you need to know about the track and video shoot:
Australia’s What So Not (Emoh / Chris Emerson) releases his long-awaited debut album Not All The Beautiful Things today via Counter Records HERE. Today all 12 tracks are ready to be heard, after having revealed 3 tracks “Be Ok Again” feat. Daniel Johns, “Stuck in Orbit” feat. BUOY (co-written by Jono Ma of Jagwar Ma) and “Beautiful” feat. Winona Oak, as well as having tested the album out live on the road in his sets (see All Beautiful Things World Tour dates below).
Between the Lights showcases the subtlety and sensitivity in Coralcrown’s body of work. It’s a song about a shy guy fighting his own insecurities to ask a girl to dance. Unbeknownst to him, she’s fighting her own securities too. It’s a clever and poignant meditation on the prison of our internal complexes, made into something aesthetically sublime through Coralcrown’s tactful guitar work and his mastery of vocal layering and harmony.
My Sun and Stars Video ‘Married in Las Vegas’
If everyone tells you to stop doing what you love the most, what would you do? Many people sure would give up, but “My Sun and Stars” lead singer Emma Patterson did the most unexpected thing: she took all the criticism and negative vibes and turned them into happy songs.
“Through all my life everyone told me that my songwriting wasn’t good enough, my voice not outstanding enough and that I should stop making music immediately.” But instead of quitting, Emma continued to believe in her music. “The more they told me to stop, the more I wanted to prove them wrong.”
Jalen N’Gonda Releases New Single “I Guess That Makes Me A Loser”
Jalen N’Gonda has released the new single “I Guess That Makes Me a Loser”, which is available today. A series of dates for the spring and summer have also been confirmed, including Bonnaroo in Tennessee, with more headline shows and festival appearances to be confirmed soon. “I Guess That Makes Me A Loser” is taken from Jalen N’Gonda’s new EP, which will follow early summer.
Emerged from the ancient city Polotsk in 2004, Belarusian band RAVEN THRONE is having 05 LPs and an EP in its amassment. The short lived first line-up collapsed after a few shows, the guitarist Chernotur (aka Dzianis Lukianovich, Thy Wings) kept the flame alive with War Head, who joined the band as a bass player in 2005. Encountering several lineup changes, the main core of the band had been formed in the person of Chernotur and War Head since then. During 2005 and 2006 RAVEN THRONE was a studio project, until Ingwar Winterheart (aka Galdor) joined the band. The first records were made at that time.
New > BOYBOY reveals single ‘Alrite Tho’
Today, New Zealand-born LA-based BOYBOY reveals single ‘Alrite Tho’ – an autobiographical narrative building on atmospheric melodies. BOYBOY’s self-titled debut album is out 6th April 2018.
Frances Luke Accord Release New Single, “Maria” + Spring Headlining Tour Dates
Frances Luke Accord’s first release since their breakthrough debut LP, Fluke, “Maria” is a hold-me-over for fans awaiting the duo’s next full-length album, to be released sometime in 2019. The single is available everywhere now, and will be accompanied by headlining tour dates around the midwest and east coast this spring.
On March 16, Motown Records will release Rich As In Spirit, the debut album from Rich Homie Quan – the young Atlanta-based rapper who has already sold millions of singles as an independent artist. The album pre-order is underway now at HERE. Fans who pre-order the digital album will instantly receive the first single, “Changed,” plus “34” and “The Author.”
Today, Amazon Music is launching “Made in Australia”: an Amazon Original playlist filled with exclusive, newly-recorded covers of Australian songs, reworked by a new generation of Australian artists including The Temper Trap, Gang of Youths, Betty Who, Alex Cameron, Mansionair and many more.
Produced by Mike Crossey (Arctic Monkeys, The 1975, Foals, Jake Bugg), the song features collaborations with Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter. The visual was directed by Frank Ockenfels, best known for his portraits of prominent celebrities like David Bowie, Angelina Jolie, Kurt Cobain and Bill Murray, among others. More music from Raffoul is to come as he continues to work on his forthcoming EP.
NEW RELEASE: Brooklin unleash six minute jazz epic, ‘Gravity’
The track, which comes in at a mighty 5 minutes, is an adventure into the minds of all great jazz musicians of time gone by. Although the band have are all in their 20s, Brooklin as a force has a sound beyond their years.
The track was recorded at Old Pig Farm Studios, engineered and mixed by Steve Goodison and Nick Hunter. Whilst the Artwork was done by friend of the band, Isabelle Dubik.
PULL UP A SEAT AT MNEK’S DINNER TABLE AND WATCH THE NEW VIDEO FOR “TONGUE”
MNEK is the host of a very special dinner party in the official video for his new single, “Tongue” (Capitol Records). The clip, which was directed by Bradley&Pablo (Charli XCX, Frank Ocean, Migos, Cardi B) and premiered on Noisey, can be viewed HERE.
Wifisfuneral has “25 Lighters” On His Dresser on New Introspective Single & Video
Specializing in insular and cerebral rap music, wifisfuneral is one of the premier lyricists in rap’s new wave. Paying tribute to the DJ DMD classic, based on a phrase originally used by Memphis legends 8 Ball & MJG, wifi paints a bleak picture of his habits in “25 Lighters,” his latest single. Chronicling his inner demons in exquisite detail, wifi mixes confessions with slick braggodocio and double-time flows. In the video, wifi retreats to his New York hotel room, with only his substances and an upright piano to keep him company, as video director Lonewolf embellishes his fractured mental state with collage-style animations. The video was released following a cryptic countdown sequence on his website, wifisfuneral.com, which kept fans speculating on what the Palm Beach phenom had up his sleeves. The follow-up to last week’s “Friday Take” visual, “25 Lighters” is the first video off Ethernet, the South Florida rapper’s upcoming mixtape. In January, wifisfuneral teamed up with frequent collaborator and producer Cris Dinero for Last Time Doing Drugs, a new bite-sized EP with an appearance from Craig Xen.
Be Like Pablo have premiered their new video for ‘My Kind Of Girl’ at New Noise Magazine in support of the single’s release today, March 9th.
Lauren Ruth Ward’s video for “Blue Collar Sex Kitten” premiered today. The video pulls viewers into a dreamlike sequence as Ward unleashed her mesmerizing rock n’ roll swagger on an eclectic cast of characters including local LA DJs, bandmates and friends.
On May 4th psych-pop artist The Goldberg Sisters will release their new album HOME: A Nice Place To Visit. Known as the musical alter-ego of actor, musician, filmmaker and photographer Adam Goldberg, (and his mythical sister-twin “Celeste”) The Goldberg Sisters today have shared a new song “Where Or When Or Why” via an exclusive premiere on Billboard who describes it as “lushly melodic.”
Rising Malian singer, songwriter, guitarist and acclaimed actress Fatoumata Diawara is set for the release of her second solo full length album Fenfo (which translates as “Something to Say”), out May 18 on Shanachie Entertainment. In celebration of the forthcoming album, NPR Music is premiering the video for the album’s first single “Nterini,” directed by Ethiopian photographer and contemporary artist Aïda Muluneh whose work is slated to appear in the “Being: New Photography 2018” exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art later this month.
Check Out RadioBlack “Thread (I Am)” Official Music Video”
California Rock Band RadioBlack have partnered with Legend Distribution / INgrooves to launch their action packed single “Thread (I Am).” After signing with CB Entertainment Artist Management firm in 2017, this year will see a new single in March with a full-length album in May followed by extensive touring.
ATLANTIC RECORDS TEAMS WITH PRODUCERS OF “HAMILTON”
Atlantic Records has announced plans for a prolific slate of musical releases tied to “Rise,” NBC’s much anticipated new drama series from the producers of “Hamilton,” “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood.”
Each Friday, beginning, March 9, original cast recordings of the tracks featured in the following Tuesday’s episode of “Rise” will be released at all DSPs and streaming services. The first musical offering highlights cast recordings included in the “Rise” series premiere, airing on Tuesday, March 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC, immediately following the season finale of “This Is Us.” The weekly musical releases will culminate with a full album, entitled “RISE SEASON 1: THE ALBUM,” due Friday, May 11. The collection will highlight selected tracks released over the course of the season, alongside additional unreleased songs from the cast.