Potatohead People New Single “Morning Sun”
Earlier this year, we got the first glimpse at the long-awaited return of Vancouver production duo Potatohead People. With two year’s having passed since their critically acclaimed 2015 debut album, Big Luxury, the pair comprised of Nick Wisdom and Astrological, revealed “Quest For Love-” the first track off their upcoming album Nick & Astro’s Guide To The Galaxy due May 11, 2018 via Bastard Jazz.
EXCLUSIVE NEW SONG FROM NEXT WEEK’S EPISODE OF NBC’S “RISE” AVAILABLE NOW
Today, Atlantic Records has unveiled another brand new cast recording of one of the songs that will be featured in next week’s episode of “Rise,” NBC’s new drama series from the producers of “Hamilton,” “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood.” An exclusive rendition of “My Junk” by the “Rise” cast is now available at all DSPs and streaming services.
Steve Aoki and longtime friend Laidback Luke provide the long awaited follow up to their fan-favorite collaboration “Turbulence” with “It’s Time,” premiered on Men’s Health. This fight-themed electro house banger sees Steve Aoki battling Laidback Luke for world supremacy, with legendary UFC announcer Bruce Buffer on board to provide his signature tagline. “It’s Time” is the third single from Aoki’s ‘5OKI’ campaign, which consists of five collaborative singles and music videos, all coming out over five consecutive weeks on Dim Mak. Each track in the 5OKI campaign marks a return to the big room, electro house sound that established Aoki as an international festival force.
Frøkedal announces new album ‘How We Made It’
Oslo, Norway based Frøkedal today announces her long-awaited second album ‘How We Made It’, alongside the release of new single, and album opener ‘I Don’t Care’.
The new album ‘How We Made It’, set for release August 31st via Propeller Recordings, follows her Norwegian Grammy-nominated debut LP of 2016, Hold On Dreamer – with her releases to date celebrated by the likes of The New Yorker, The Fader, The Sunday Times, The Independent, DIY Magazine, CLASH, The Line Of Best Fit, Q Magazine and many more.
“2018 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” WILL BROADCAST LIVE FROM MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA
dick clark productions and NBC announced today that the “2018 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC.
This will mark the first year the highly popular music awards show will air on the network. The three-hour telecast will feature this year’s hottest musical acts, biggest performances, unexpected collaborations and buzzworthy pop culture moments.
DJ MEGAN RYTE SIGNS TO RULE#1/INTERSCOPE RECORDS ANNOUNCES NEW SONG WITH TORY LANEZ
Rule #1/Interscope Records today announces the signing of talented DJ and radio personality, Megan Ryte. Heard daily on NYC’s Hot 97, Megan will be releasing her debut single, “On and On,” featuring Tory Lanez and HoodCelebrityy on April 13th. “On and On,” will be the first release off of her upcoming compilation album.
Cam Joins Khalid And Noah Cyrus For SONY “Lost In Music” Spring 2018 Campaign; Out Today
GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Cam has been tapped as an artist ambassador alongside, Khalid and Noah Cyrus, for Sony’s ‘Lost In Music’ Campaign launching today with a three-part video series. Utilizing Sony’s state-of-the-art technology, Cam tapped long-time producer, Jeff Bhasker (Bruno Mars, Harry Styles, Katy Perry, Rihanna), to reimagine the arrangement for her fiery brand new single, ‘Diane’. Recorded in one-day in Los Angeles’ legendary Sunset Sound studios, Cam delivers the originally up tempo, power song in a recreated live soulful ballad accompanied by Jeff on the piano.
Soul Of Ruin, Body Of Filth, the new album by Erie, Pennsylvania-based doom/death industrial duo ABJECTION RITUAL, is out today through Malignant Records.
Alice Merton has released a new single entitled “Lash Out”. It is out today along with her ‘No Roots’ EP which features the hit title track along with three other brand new tracks. This occurs just weeks after she held #1 for 2 consecutive weeks at alternative radio and held it for 8 weeks in Canada. She also has cracked the Top 30 on the pop charts, the Top 15 on Hot AC and entered The Billboard Hot 100. “No Roots” is synced in a Mini Cooper commercial that will be running on TV/Radio for the next 6 months. On 2/9/2018 Alice made her primetime television debut performing on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”. Earlier this year “No Roots” reached #1 on the AAA charts 5 weeks in a row. Recently she was featured in Rolling Stone’s “One To Watch” as well as Billboard’s ‘Chartbreaker’ section which has previously featured artists such as Cardi B & Khalid. The up and coming singer-songwriter signed to Mom + Pop Music last year and earned a major feature on Billboard, which is online now. In May, Alice will go on tour with Vance Joy. Dates are below. Her single “No Roots” has already captured an immense amount of attention with over 160 million global plays on Spotify and YouTube.
wifisfuneral Hops on a DJ Mustard Production for Comethazine’s “Sticks” (Remix)
A prolific and cerebral rhymer, wifisfuneral is a leader in the South Florida scene. Hopping in with a new verse for a viral hit from Alamo labelmate Comethazine, wifi demonstrates his lyrical prowess on “Sticks” (Remix). Produced by DJ Mustard, who tweaks his formula from his signature West Coast slap to a more ethereal and room-enveloping sound, “Sticks” (Remix) finds the two rappers flashing their best bars, with wifi varying his flow into contorted boasts: “My momma told me ‘get it how I live,’ I can’t get over it/Pullin’ up with this shit, I got that boy singing like Jodeci.” “Sticks” (Remix) follows the recent release of wifi’s “Knots,” a playful and inventive single that features Brooklyn rapper Jay Critch, and is the latest in a steady stream of releases leading up to Ethernet, wifi’s forthcoming mixtape.
On the road to the anticipated release of her second studio album Joyride (out April 13), Tinashe rocked the “Good Morning America” stage and screen with a live performance of her hit single “No Drama.”
Legendary Lisa Stansfield Returns With “Deeper” LP
Today, the legendary, multi-award-winning, multi-platinum and million-selling artist Lisa Stansfield returns with the release of her new album, “Deeper.” The album is available via digital download, CD, limited edition boxset and 12″ vinyl in North America from today. Written by Lisa and her long-time song-writing partner Ian Devaney, produced by Ian & Mark “Snowboy” Cotgrove, and with Lisa taking the role of executive producer, “Deeper” is the legendary soul singer’s eighth studio album. In other news, her latest single “Never Ever” is the #1 most added song in the Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart, reaffirming yet again that the British songstress remains the reigning Queen of the dance-floor.
Eric Zayne Premieres “Neon Eyes” from Upcoming EP on Saint Audio
Today, Saint Audio premieres the music video for “Neon Eyes” with the single set to release across streaming platforms on April 11th.
“Zayne’s falsetto pairs perfectly with the slinky bassline and a rollicking guitar that bursts through in the chorus. Zayne’s Prince-like persona and vocals pop in this video that’s sexy and vibrant, just like the nightlife of Los Angeles.”
The Second After Release Debut Label EP, “Treadmill at the Finish Line”
Durham, NC based pop punk band The Second After has released their debut label EP, Treadmill at the Finish Line. The band has previously released two singles, “Homewreck Sick” and “Before I Lose,” which are featured on the EP. When talking about the EP, The Second After stated, “We’re so excited to present our EP, Treadmill at the Finish Line! We’ve been working hard over the past couple of years at refining our sound, and creating something that is truly unique, but also nostalgic in a certain sense. This collection of songs is a reflection of that journey and of us exploring what The Second After means. We can’t wait for you all to hear it!”
We Are Scientists Release “Not Another Word” Off ‘MEGAPLEX’, Out April 27
With a their bold and brilliant new album Megaplex dropping later this month, We Are Scientists reveal another instant classic cut in the form of “Not Another Word”. Adding to the electro-leaning opener of “One In, One Out” and the literally infectious, riff-heavy follow up “Your Light Has Changed'” the power pop trio present more evidence of their pristine synth-laden new direction.
KABAKA PYRAMID DEBUTS NEW VIDEO FOR “KAUGHT UP”
Kabaka Pyramid, the versatile Jamaican lyricist and singer, drops his brand new video today for “Kaught Up,” his fourth single (produced by Genis Nadal) revealed from his upcoming debut album Kontraband, following “Well Done,” “Can’t Breathe” and “Borders” feat. Stonebwoy.
Demir Demirkan New Lyric Video for Freedom single
Rock star singer-songwriter and technical guitar virtuoso Demir Demirkan is sharing a new lyric video for “Freedom,” off his February EP “Awakening” as he kicks off his European tour in Istanbul. The video sets the song’s bold lyrics over video loops symbolising the song’s themes of war, paranoia, alienation, and commercialism, evoking the revolutionary narrative to “Awakening” itself and putting Demirkan’s top-notch lyricism at the forefront.
Strawberry Wind is an Amazon Original album, available exclusively for streaming on Amazon Music Unlimited and Prime Music, and for digital download or physical purchase through Amazon Music. A vinyl LP will also be released on Baylin’s own imprint Blonde Rat in association with New West Records to both Amazon and independent retailers.
Mean Girls, the new musical produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film, opens on Broadway this Sunday, April 8 at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).
Released today, THE DEAD DAISIES 4th studio album “BURN IT DOWN” is a muscular tour-de-force, a tornado of pounding drums, pulverizing bass, screaming guitars and in-your-face raw vocals. Evoking the best of 70s Rock, with moments of Birmingham’s finest, blended with the early works of Boston’s best, “Burn It Down” will do just that: Burn down everything in its path until there is nothing left standing.
Recorded in Nashville with Marti Frederiksen at the helm, the band finished their 4th studio album “Burn It Down” in December, with Anthony Focx once again handling the mix and mastering legend Howie Weinberg adding his magic.
Psychotica Returns with “All The Broken Souls” 7″
’90s band Psychotica is back with two brand new singles and a West Coast tour, kicking off next week. The band, who officially returned to the public eye with a recent co-headlining gig at the Azkena Rock Festival in Spain, releases their All The Broken Souls 7″ today on Greenway Records, on limited-edition clear vinyl. Its two tracks are also streaming on Spotify.
Indie-Pop Sensation LOREN NORTH Drops New Music Video for “In Too Deep”
Today indie-pop sensation and rising star, Loren North, makes her return with the dazzling new music video for single, “In Too Deep.” North addresses the conflicted emotions that come with a relationship becoming ever complicated. Afraid to let things get “too deep”, the video uses a contrast between vintage 8mm film and digital production to illustrate the back and forth between seeing things as they are as opposed to through a rose-colored lens.
Today Gabriel Garzón-Montano shares the newest remix off his critically acclaimed debut album Jardín. Listen to Audra The Rapper’s version of “Crawl” here.
Audra, the DC-based MC, commented about the collaboration saying, “Teaming up with Gabriel Garzón-Montano to remix Crawl was a no-brainer. He’s a musician’s musician. I remember obsessing over the fact that he made Jardín in analog and watching the in-studio footage of him playing all the instruments and recording on tape on YouTube. ‘Crawl’ was already a feel good track, glad I could add my little two step over it.”
Today, garage/art rock trio Rich Girls share their debut album Black City. Yesterday, Atwood Magazine exclusively streamed the album, praising it, stating, “Rich Girls’ fiery debut album is born out of such imbalance: Bursting with an unquenchable thirst and unforgiving garage rock energy, Black City casts pretense to the four winds, finding beauty in contrast while dwelling in thick, dazzling darkness.” The album was recorded by Travis Harrison at Serious Business, Brooklyn and Sean Beresford at Blighty Sound, San Francisco. It was mastered by John Greenham at Infrasonic. Black City is out now on Tricycle Records.
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 released the new single “Dear Mr. Nilsson,” written in the form of a letter to the iconic singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson. Goldberg explains that the track is “about the futility of trying to compose a song that measures up to Nilsson’s work. Somewhat ironically I wrote and recorded the demo for this in about 2 hours.” The song is currently streaming via All Things Go.
Serving as a follow up to 2017’s critically acclaimed I Don’t Like Being Honest EP, When My Heart Felt Volcanic is a collection of songs that exhibits confidence and polish that belies their young years. In celebration of the album’s release The Aces just wrapped up a US tour with COIN and headline dates throughout the UK and Europe. Shortly following the album’s release the band will embark on a US run w/ X Ambassadors and a performance at Lollapalooza. A full list of dates can be found below.
It´s one of the coldest places on earth, but two of Norway’s hottest stars have teamed up; Worldwide chart toppers Seeb are joining forces with emerging popstar Dagny on their brand-new single, ‘Drink About’, out now!
‘Drink About’ is the first single to be lifted from Seeb’s forthcoming EP, ‘Nice To Meet You,’ set to be released on April 20th, and follows on from 2017’s ‘Cruel World’, which was a collaboration with Skip Marley.
Rafiq Bhatia Releases Meticulous New Album “Breaking English”
New York composer, producer, and Son Lux guitarist Rafiq Bhatia is reaching for the emotional intensity of avant-garde jazz through sculptural electronic composition on his new album, Breaking English, out today on ANTI- Records. Bhatia’s audacious first album as a producer seeks to shatter preconceptions about how much can be said without a word, challenging existing musical vocabulary with a language of its own.