Nashville singer/songwriter Gretchen Peters has released her new track “Disappearing Act”. The song is currently streaming via Rolling Stone Country, who describes the track: “A vivid portrait of a woman who’s lost too much to care about appearing genteel, Peters’ character sounds like she knows better than to get too comfortable.” “Disappearing Act” is the first single from Peters’ upcoming album Dancing With The Beast, which will be released May 18th.
Fischerspooner release 5 new remixes of “TopBrazil” from their acclaimed new album Sir. Featuring mixes from Benny Benassi vs. Constantin & MazZz, Ben Aqua and Mr. A, it’s available now on all DSPs via Ultra Music, with an extra dub mix of the Benny Benassi vs. Constantin & MazZz remix available exclusively on Beatport. They will also be performing a special set at Miami’s Ultra Music Festival tonight.
Tremends present “Hands On The Wheel”
“Hands On The Wheel” is the latest effort by the Miami rockers. The single will be released today, March 23rd via Gummdrops Records.
The track is a gentle, piano based song, distancing itself in style from the normal Tremends sound of indie/brit rock. The vocals and piano are performed in their majority by Alejo Rozas (drums), with band members Juan Rozas and Alex Posada providing more of a backing role. The end result is a beautiful and relaxing track to enjoy on a Miami evening.
After introducing his forthcoming debut album ‘One In A Million’ by teaming up with Noah Cyrus for his recent track ‘Slow’, Matoma ramps up the anticipation for the collection by dropping the new track ‘Lonely’ featuring ‘Lights Down Low’ hitmaker MAX, available at all DSPs and streaming services now via Big Beat Records. The duo will again team up for the launch of the track’s official video which will be unveiled soon.
Today singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Mélissa Laveaux, releases her highly anticipated record, ‘Radyo Siwèl’ via Nø Førmat! The album has already been predicted by BBC Culture among ‘the most exciting music of 2018’ and now it is premiering on AFROPUNK who says, ‘Mélissa Laveaux has created something totally unforgettable.’ Be sure to keep an eye out for a string of shows in support of the release.
Sloppy Jane’s debut LP Willow is streaming now on Gorilla vs. Bear, who calls the band, “the most unexpectedly intense and unforgettable performance I saw at SXSW this year”. Their shows were also praised by the likes of NME and BrooklynVegan, who named Sloppy Jane as one of the “18 Best Sets We Saw At SXSW”. Sloppy Jane’s Haley Dahl explains that the album “is a work of nonfiction, and if consumed correctly will take the listener through a journey.” You can stream the album here.
MONKS OF DOOMS NEW STUDIO LP “THE BRONTË PIN”
Victor Krummenacher, Greg Lisher, Chris Pedersen (all from Camper Van Beethoven) and David Immerglück (Counting Crows) collectively known as Monks of Doom, are set to release their first album of all new material since 1993’s Forgery in the Spring of 2018. Recorded over a several years beginning in 2009, The Brontë Pin continues the Monks’ spontaneous forays into the worlds of improvised music, adventurous instrumental work, dystopian paranoia and mind melting psychedelia.
A project five years in the making, New York DJ and producer Nickodemus is gearing up for one of his largest undertakings to date with upcoming artist album, A Long Engagement. Due out May 4th via Nickodemus’ Brooklyn label Wonderwheel Recordings, the project encompasses the artist’s travels over the past few years and incorporates a myriad of genres including Funk, Latin, Deep House, Hip-Hop, Arabic, and Electronic. Earlier this month, Nicko released the first track from the internationally sown album titled “Do You Do You?” Feat. Carol C & The Spy From Cairo. Now, ready to switch gears from the Arabic feel of “Do You Do You?,” Nickodemus is throwing it to his time spent in the islands with new single “Livin’ The Dream” featuring legendary Reggae vocalist Jahdan Blakkamoore.
Del the Funky Homosapien and Amp Live have premiered “Wheel of Fortune,” the lead single from Gate 13, their new collaborative album, out 4/20 on Gate 13 Records. The video, shot and edited by Spencer Groshong, matches Del and Amp’s energy with trippy, glitchy, and colorful quick-cuts. Ambrosia for Heads, who premiered the video, called the collaboration “a merging of two very meaningful Hip-Hop artists.”
Finding itself at a unique intersection of house music rhythms and 70s funk psychedelia, Diaz’s music feels as welcome on a crowded dance floor as it does on long road trips, blending bright electronic synths with layered guitars and vocals to create lush tropical soundscapes. Mike is a multi-talented artist, producer, and DJ. He released his debut EP in 2009 titled ‘Sunndreamm’, and has since released numerous LPs, EPs, and remixes that have seen coverage from outlets from Pitchfork to The Guardian. The last two years have found Diaz performing at Miami festivals such as III Points, House of Creatives Fest, and FM Festival, as well as select dates across the U.S.
NME Partners with PledgeMusic to Support New Bands and Artists
NME – the brand that champions new music – today announces a new partnership with PledgeMusic to offer new, emerging artists and bands funding, marketing and promotional support. The move follows last year’s launch of ‘NME Emerging’, a platform hosted on NME.COM that is dedicated to supporting emerging talent, giving them the chance to be heard by NME and the 3m UK unique users that turn to NME.COM each month.
The new partnership will see PledgeMusic offering NME Emerging artists the opportunity to build their own campaign and develop their fan-base across the fast-growing 3 million-plus PledgeMusic community who are looking for new music. By the same token, the 50,000-plus artists who have already run successful PledgeMusic campaigns can now access the discerning NME.com audience. PledgeMusic will be messaging the partnership to artists across its newsletter and social media platforms.
CHIEF KEEF “THE LEEK (VOL. 5)” NOW AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE
Kicking his career off at the age of 16 with the street single I Don’t Like, rapper Chief Keef was a hit on Chicago’s high school circuit before mixtapes and viral videos led to a contract with Interscope. At a time when Kanye sat atop the throne, Drake was dictating hip-hop’s ever-shifting sound, and Kendrick was busy recording the most-anticipated rap debut since 50 Cent, Keef had become the hottest star.
Blake Brown & The American Dust Choir Shares “Up In Arms” Video
Denver-based folk rockers Blake Brown & The American Dust Choir shares the video for “Up In Arms” off their recently released debut LP Long Way Home. “Up In Arms” was released exclusively via Substream Magazine, who writes, “The beautifully directed music video for ‘Up In Arms’ spends its runtime in the style of double exposure; a style that is as captivating as it is necessary for the story being told in these four minutes. This style is visually indicative of a duality that exists in the video’s two protagonists; they are human and they are the memories they share.”
BESVÄRJELSEN: Cvlt Nation Streams Vallmo Full-Length
In just a few short days, Swedish occult doom practitioners BESVÄRJELSEN will unleash their debut full-length, Vallmo, upon unsuspecting ears. In advance of its release, Cvlt Nation is streaming the record in its dark, kaleidoscopic entirety.
Hailing the band’s, “empowering occult anthems,” the esteemed blog furthers, “This band dips their riffs into the melodic ocean before giving them the sonic wings they need to soar into our eardrums.”
Today, Colorado-raised rapper, CHASE, released his latest project, The Chase LP via Way Way Down Records. The 17 track LP is the second album from the 20 year old LA based rapper, with each song serving as a different story about Chase’s life.
Forever Came Calling Debut Video For “WISH”
American emo-indie rock band FOREVER CAME CALLING have independently released Retro Future EP. The EP serves as their highly anticipated follow-up to their 2014 album What Matters Most. Retro Future explores lead singer-songwriter Joseph Candelaria’s personal and emotive songwriting style, with first-hand accounts of his experience dealing with the news of his Mother’s Traumatic Brain Injury as well as what it means to be depended on by his family during that time.