Making history as the highest ever billed female DJ at last year’s Coachella, Alison Wonderland announces a 14-track LP, titled ‘Awake’, set to land on 6th April. The album features Alison’s previous singles ‘Happy Place’ and ‘Church’ as well as an array of brand-new vibrant mainstage bangers from the highly acclaimed singer, DJ, and producer. To mark the album announce, Alison releases the third track from the album, ‘No’, available now.
Ahmad Ali and His Double A Blues Band Release “Standing on the Shoulders of the Blues”
With the hard hitting electric feel of latest single “Riverhead” rounding out the gritty early Chicago Blues style of their 2018 LP “Standing on the Shoulders of the Blues” – Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist Ahmad Ali and his Double A Blues Band have brought a refreshingly nostalgic feeling back to the current blues scene. But for a jack-of-all trades personality, rockin’ the blues isn’t the only thing he’s focused his efforts on in a wide-spanning music and entertainment career!
Indie-punk scenesters The Nectars launch to Jupiter in ‘I Want It’ video
New Jersey scenesters The Nectars have revealed the video for their new single, ‘I Want It’, the second track to be taken from their upcoming debut album Sci-Fi Television, out May 25th. The video premiered with leading US publication Alternative Press.
AP LIVE PREMIERE: THE NECTARS – “I Want It”
Posted by Alternative Press on Friday, March 9, 2018
INDYA Release ‘Tha Final Line’ Audio Video feat. Johnny Doom of Kerrang Radio
UK Glam Rock/Metal band, INDYA, have released a audio video for ‘Tha Final Line’ feat. Johnny Doom of Kerrang! Radio. The song is taken from the new album ‘Rebel Music’, to be out in the summer of 2018 via HOLIER THAN THOU RECORDS. The album will be out in two versions, one of them features the metal Singer HEDRA (James Brett Marten).
US Power Metallers REVERENCE Release ‘New Order’ Lyric Video
REVERENCE just have singed a multi album deal for Europe, CIS and UK with ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records. REVERENCE is working on a live CD and writing on a new full length studio album for an release later this year. REVERENCE will add some summer US shows, and a European tour is being planned for this fall.
ARCADE FIRE PRESENTS “MONEY + LOVE”
Everything Now is proud to present a more in depth advance look at “Money + Love,” a double video directed by David Wilson, written by David Wilson and Arcade Fire, and starring Arcade Fire and Toni Collette.
“Money + Love” will be released March 15.
McCARTNEY FAMILY’S MEAT FREE MONDAY – “A GROWING MOVEMENT”
Support for Meat Free Monday has noticeably increased since the launch of ‘One Day a Week’ in November 2017, ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference.
In addition to many individuals, new supporters include universities (UEA, Ulster), businesses (Universal Music UK, Abbey Road Studios) and schools (Trafford Council, Edinburgh City Council). ‘edie’ also went meat free for its annual Sustainability Leaders Forum in January, and a number of cafes and restaurants in Primrose Hill are supporting the campaign this month. The film was promoted by a range of high profile personalities including Ellen DeGeneres, Mike Bloomberg, Richard Branson, Vivienne Westwood, Chris Packham, Ricky Gervais, Gary Barlow, Leona Lewis and The Killers.
Narrated by Paul McCartney, and with appearances by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney, Woody Harrelson and Emma Stone, ‘One Day a Week’ describes how the beauty of the planet only exists through a delicate balance of climatic conditions – a balance we are dangerously disrupting through our overconsumption of animal products.
Fresh off the back of the wonderfully dynamic single ‘FAMOUS’, producer MODEL 86 delivers his eagerly anticipated follow-up, the richly electro ‘TRAUMA’.
The second track to be taken from MODEL 86 (real name Matthew Wilcock)’s upcoming EP entitled ‘I was depressed and anxious for most of my 20s until I came off my tablets’, features a superbly crafted jaunty bassline, alongside deep, melodic synths which contribute to a down-tempo and hypnotic feel to the production.
UK death metallers Nihil Eyes have signed a deal with Portugal’s Ultraje to release their debut full-length “Black Path” for the first time on CD format on May 18th 2018.
“Black Path” offers a glimpse into the darkest aspects of the human psyche, exploring motivations for people’s darkest intentions. Topics include homicide, suicide, narcissism, mental instability and political corruption, all through different perspectives and approaches regarding composition and subject matter.
Mipso Release New Album Edges Run April 6th, 2018
Mipso has always been a creative democracy, and on Edges Run the band takes this ideal to greater lengths than ever before. “We’re four personalities with different ways of telling stories who hope to tell a stronger story collectively,” says vocalist, fiddle player and songwriter Libby Rodenbough of bandmates Jacob Sharp (vocalist, mandolinist and songwriter), Joseph Terrell (vocalist, guitarist, songwriter) and Wood Robinson (vocalist, bassist). “Working so closely forces all of your edges to rub up against each other.”
Sen Morimoto “Cannonball” video
Putting a new Biz3 artist on your radar named Sen Morimoto. He has an album on the way and this is the first track. It’s Thundercat meets Steve Lacey meets Hiatus Kaiyote meets Little Dragon. It’s an earworm yet complicated. It’s like an atmospheric board game modeled after an M.C Escher painting.
GNUCCI Releases New Single
Ana Rab, better known by her stage name GNUCCI is an exuberant performer proving herself a reckoning force as a DIY artist. Today, GNUCCI is ecstatic to showcase her versatile skill with the release of a remix of “Fuck What They Want We Are What They Need,” with Shanghai producer Zean and Chinese hip-hop prodigy, Charity.The remix applauds the original (Rachel Green & Subp Yaoas) as GNUCCI playfully mingles her raps over Zean’s hard-hitting bombastic bass, and bridges the East and West, with lucid Chinese spitfire bars from rapper Charity. A catalyzer of energies, GNUCCI implants her high-spirit and frenetic creativity on the mix, aiming to soundtrack the good times.
After unveilling a first excerpt on January and then inking a record-deal withSend The Wood Music // Lunatik Music // Season of Mist // The Orchard on February, French alternative band Seven Eyed Crow (rock/metal/progressive crossover) just unleashed a brand new song extracted from its upcoming debut album with “As Leaders” available right now on Bandcamp.
KAWALA release new single ‘Do It Like You Do’ today on Mahogany Records
KAWALA release their new single ‘Do It Like You Do’ through Mahogany Records on March 12th. The follow-up to the Kentish town duo’s debut single ‘Small Death’, ‘Do It Like You Do’ pushes the band forward in natural but unexpected ways, a slinky, summery jam that features hushed vocals that could easily belong to Wild Beasts or Glass Animals, incorporating afrobeat, indie-pop and beyond, while making it feel natural, and not cobbled together.
SSION & ARIEL PINK STAR AS LIZ TAYLOR & LIZA MINELLI IN NEW VIDEO
Creative mastermind and musician Cody Critcheloe, the force behnd the multi-faceted music / art project SSION (pronounced SHUN), today has released a new video for his recently released single “At Least The Sky is Blue” ft. Ariel Pink, the new single from his third full-length studio album O. In addition to today’s video release SSION has announced that his forthcoming album O is slated for release on May 11th via Dero Arcade.
The Boot premiere Ben Glover’s Ride The River (featuring Kim Richey)
Born and raised in Glenarm, Northern Ireland, Nashville based Ben Glover has been hailed by journalists around the world as one of Northern Ireland’s finest exports. A compelling songwriter, who was awarded International Song of the Year at the 2016 UK Americana Awards with Gretchen Peters for their co-written song “Blackbirds,” a song which appears on Glover’s album Atlantic and serves as the title track to Peters’ 2015 solo album, his impending studio album, Shorebound, sees him evolve even further as an artist and collaborator.
Royston Langdon (Spacehog) To Release Solo LP
Royston Langdon, former lead singer of Spacehog is releasing a solo LP ‘Everthing’s Dandy,’ under the moniker LEEDS (a nod to his UK hometown) on May 4.
Even among the pantheon of music’s finest artists, Del McCoury stands alone. From the nascent sound of bluegrass that charmed hardscrabble hillbilly honkytonks, rural schoolhouse stages, and the crowning glory of the Grand Ole Opry to the present-day culture-buzz of viral videos and digital streams, Del is the living link. From headlining sold-out concerts to music festivals of all genres, including one carrying his namesake, there is Del. Where audiences number in the tens of thousands, and admirers as diverse as country-rock icon Steve Earle and jamband royalty Phish count as two among hundreds, there is Del.
ENNOR shine through the bleak British winter with the ‘Californwall’
“It’s a road song about traveling home after a long time away and the emotional experiences that come with that journey. You’re happy to be home, but also find yourself having to face up to the fact that people and places shift in the wind. The glory days of growing up fade into the past. It’s a humbling reality – one we need to accept in order to move onto the future.”
Don’t Let the Devil Ride, Paul Thorn’s collection of soulful songs originally recorded by black southern gospel groups, was co-produced by Billy Maddox and Colin Linden and recorded in 3 legendary locations: Sam Phillips Recording in Memphis, FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, and Preservation Hall in New Orleans. Don’t Let The Devil Ride features contributions from the Blind Boys of Alabama, The McCrary Sisters, the Preservation Hall Jazz Horns and Bonnie Bishop.
With a beat so hot it’ll extend your New Year’s Party – Paris Reneau is back with an incredible new single called “BAD” that’s destined to find out just how loud you can pump a song through your stereo. The New Urban Hip-Hop Artist is at the top of his game on “BAD” and confidently leading the way to a better tomorrow for us all through a gripping tale that details the grittiest aspects of a career musician’s life all the way up to its most wild successes, all based upon raw & real personal experience.
New Portals have released the video for their brand new single ‘Inch’. The track is the official theme song for the forthcoming feature film Faces from the award-winning director Joseph A. Adesunloye.
‘Inch’ features exclusive footage of the forthcoming film coming out this autumn. Faces is a multi-narrative film set across four storylines that follow a group of characters as their lives begin to unravel.
Slim Loris Introduce ‘Scandicana’ to the UK with New EP, “Wild & Untamed”
As the leading lights of Scandicana, the Swedish cousin of Americana, Slim Loris have already received glowing tributes from the likes of Huffington Post and Axs, but now embark on a new chapter in their career which sees them moving away from the melancholia of their first three full-length releases and into more uplifting pastures. The previous two years have seen the band battling collectively through personal set-backs but the end result is a Slim Loris which emerges as a tighter unit and even more able to demonstrate the sum of their influences, from UK 60’s Beat to Country-Rock to 90’s Indie.
Boasting a formidable 4×4 house beat and out of this world production, Toby Green makes his Dim Mak debut with “Beyond Mars.” The track is accompanied by Kris Kiss’ multi-talented vocals, urging everyone to report to the dance floor.
Chart-topping rock band STRYPER has released the official music video for “Sorry” – the first video from their upcoming 10th studio album, God Damn Evil, due April 20, 2018 from Frontiers Music SRL. Stryper reunited with director Jamie Brown of Smoking Gun Productions for the “Sorry” video, which was shot on location in the open desert outside of Las Vegas.
“’Sorry’ is a song with a groove that chugs right along,” says frontman Michael Sweet who also produced the album. “It’s got a heavy feel yet it also has a melodic sense and a chorus that may have you singing along. We’ve always been drawn to harmonies and melodies and this one doesn’t fall short. Lyrically it speaks of a volatile relationship and it gives hope to anyone who has been involved in one. Every song is unique in its own way on God Damn Evil and there’s something for everyone. We’re counting the days to April 20th!”
The one and only Violent Femmes have announced plans for a summer headline tour, set to get underway June 11th at Denver, CO’s Botanica Gardens and then continue through the month. Support throughout will come from a variety of special guests, including Ava Mendoza, Dirty Femmes, Ashwin Batish, and the band’s own Blaise Garza & John Sparrow.
ZAYTOVEN SHARES MUSIC VIDEO FOR “WHAT YOU THINK”
Today, GRAMMY® Award-winning multiplatinum super producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Zaytoven shares the music video for his latest single “What You Think” [feat. Ty Dolla $ign, Jeremih, & OJ Da Juiceman] on VEVO.
New York-based artist and student of feminist philosophy, Raffaella, releases her first official music video for “Sororicide,” which was #1 for a few days on Spotify Viral US Top 50 and #6 on the Spotify Viral Global Top 50 cause of its placement on Spotify New Music Friday.
Fox Stevenson unveils ‘Take You Down/Melange’ EP
British singer songwriter Fox Stevenson has delivered his brand new two-track EP, titled ‘Take You Down/Melange’, with the release set to drop on 12th March via Liquicity Records.
Premiering exclusively on MyMixtapez, Def Jam rapper Trap Beckham, releases his new mixtape, Evil Emoji. The Jacksonville, FL artist caught a major buzz with the release of the first single, “Thumbin Thru It,” on XXL. The mixtape not only showcases Trap’s versatility, but boasts significant guest features fitting Trap’s aesthetic including D-Roc of The Ying Yang Twins, Trinidad James, Tokyo Jetz, Foolio, Strap Da Fool of Travis Porter, and more. See the full tracklist below.
Tiger Darrow Drops New Track “Like Summer”
Tiger has opened for The Eagles, Zoe Keating, Edie Brickell and The New Bohemians and Erykah Badu. As a vocalist and performer, Tiger has been featured on dozens of albums, including Wakey! Wakey!’s Overreactivist, Yanni Burton’s SameOldLove, Devin Levi’s Elegant Like Wax and Bonomo’s Phases. She’s been featured by Interview Magazine, Dancing Astronaut, The New York Times, ?NYLON, ?Earmilk and many more.
For Immediate Release March 12, 2018 – Sonic and visual provocateur IAMX (Chris Corner) released the dramatic censored new video for ‘Stardust,’ the latest single from his recent album “Alive in New Light” featuring guest vocalist and kindred spirit Kat Von D on March 2. While The censored version made its premiere via Alternative Press the uncensored version unviels globally via Playboy.com now.
Strangers on the Internet’s sound is a mixture of electro-pop, hip-hop, and classical, with strings, chimes, pianos and vocoded soprano over 808-driven drums. Members Lilly Wolfson and Alex Neuhausen work as coders and live in a former textile factory where they produce tracks and record vocals in a homemade booth in the basement. Inspired by multi-faceted artists like Stromae, St. Vincent, Logic, and Kendrick Lamar, Strangers on the Internet run a series of underground music parties in Manhattan called Secret Loft where they frequently perform their own music and showcase other New York City bands.
“WHAT’S BEST” by Finding Novyon Official Music Video VEVO Premiere
Since landing on Pigeons & Planes “Best Songs of 2015” list with his Allan Kingdom assisted single, “Lots,” Novyon spent most of 2016 traveling and sharing stages with the likes of Big Sean, Rhymsayer’s Prof, Wiz Khalifa, Future, and Sub Pop’s Shabazz Palaces. BrooklynVegan-curated Red Bull Sound Select shows, Zombie Pub Crawls, 30 DAYS IN LA, and Rhymesayer’s Soundset Festival highlighted a year which also included the release of two well-received projects; “Super Saiyan” EP (Jan 2016) and “Believe in Mpls” (July 2016). The latter, co-created by Blended Babies producer, J.KELR, featuring Sonny Digital, Chuck Inglish, Asher Roth, and Leon Thomas III, landed an honorable mention on Go.95.3’s Best Albums of 2016 (So Far).
Nina June New Single ‘Out To Sea’ Available Now
Nina June has released her new single Out To Sea. The track is taken from her global debut album ‘Bon Voyage’ out on March 23rd and is now available on all streaming platforms. ‘Bon Voyage’ 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.
THE BREVET Get “Locked & Loaded” with New Video… National Tour!
Fresh off of a national tour supporting Magic Giant that had Midwest tome Twin Cities Media gushing, “calm down boys you aren’t supposed to steal the show…. but feel free [with your] stage presence, crowd interaction, and flat out joy for the music”, SoCal’s alt-rockers THE BREVET are celebrating with the premiere of their new single and video “Locked & Loaded”. Set in a surreal backyard party gone mad, the video posits vocalist Aric Chase Damm, drummer David Aguiar, and guitarist John Kingsley amidst a seeming dance-off amongst the partygoers who may or may not really exist.
Bishat Discusses insecurities in her new track ‘Dream About Me’
Bishat is a rising Swedish artist, songwriter and producer with roots in Ethiopia and Eritrea. She writes and performs dark soulful pop with influences from contemporary R&B. Bishat was named ‘Best New Artist of the Month’ by Pigeons & Planes and received support from the likes of The 405, High Snobiety, United By Pop and Indie Shuffle making her sound a blog favorite.
Flower Face is Ruby Mckinnon, a 19-year-old songwriter from Ontario, Canada, whose voice stretches far beyond her years. Taking her musical cues from an eclectic range of influences, her sound sits somewhere between Conor Oberst, Big Thief and The National.