Kingmaker/Please Rewind recording artist Skizzy Mars has released his new EP, “are you OK?” available now at all DSPs. The release of “are you OK?” comes just one week after Skizzy kicked off his headlining North American tour – with dates running through May. “are you OK?” is heralded by singles “2006” and “American Dream” – the latter of which premiered via Complex declaring, “Skizzy Mars is back.” He recently released the official video for “American Dream,” which was inspired by his hometown and experiences growing up and premiered on HypeBeast alongside an in-depth interview.
nothing,nowhere. RELEASE FUELED BY RAMEN DEBUT ALBUM RUINER
nothing,nowhere. returns with the release of his sophomore album RUINER, out today via Fueled By Ramen/DCD2. Earlier this year nothing,nowhere. released RUINER’s extraordinary title track accompanied by a companion visual, directed, edited, and shot by nothing,nowhere. – watch here.
DREAMS REVEAL NEW TRACK AND VIDEO, “SILENCE”
A much-anticipated debut live set at Coachella this weekend promises high drama and a truly unmissable performance. The only band ever to be booked for the festival before releasing any music, the duo is the highest-billed Australian band. DREAMS will perform tonight at 8:40pm on the Mojave Stage. The duo will also perform next Friday, April 20. Fans can view their performance via the live stream on the Official Coachella YouTube Channel.
San Juan-via-Brooklyn band Balún are proud to announce their sophomore album Prisma Tropical, due July 20, 2018 via Good Child Music. To ring in the announcement, the group has shared new track “El Espanto” in a premiere via NPR Music’s Alt.Latino, who called the album “an adventurous journey into a heavily electronic mélange of sounds complemented by ethereal and beguiling vocals.”
Australian Band The Goods Release New EP, ‘Make Your Move’
Comprised of founding members Badmandela and Rosario, along with the more recent addition of vocalist Black Tree, The Goods have proven one of Australia’s most hotly tipped up and coming acts. A trio stemming out of Sydney’s rising soul/electronic scene, The Goods have been awarded critical praise from tastemaking outlets including Complex, MTV, VICE, Indie Shuffle, and more. Today, The Goods are now ready to unveil the next act in their lauded discography with brand a new EP titled ‘Make Your Move.’
Chucky Blk Releases New Album
A nationally accomplished poet, Chucky Blk as a Hip-Hop artist builds from gold-winning group and solo performances and published works. Blurring the lines of spoken word and Hip-Hop, Chucky Blk’s debut EP is wrought with nuanced existentialism and Black angst underpinned by horn-laden beats. Inspired by the works of James Baldwin, Outkast, and Saul William, their influence can be felt in the lyrics, music, and delivery throughout the record.
Hear High Sunn’s new single, “I Thought You Were There,”
The Bay Area’s Justin Cheromiah, aka High Sunn, releases his debut studio album next month and, recently, Consequence of Sound premiered a new single alongside an extensive Origins feature into the influences on the song.
Bristolian producer Daniel Pearce, aka Eats Everything, has unveiled his remix of the timeless ‘U (I Got A Feeling)’ by Scot Project, a release celebrating 25 years of iconic dance label, Positiva Records. Having sound-tracked an array of nights over the last quarter of a century, 2018 marks Positiva’s anniversary year, with the Eats remix preceding their upcoming weekend of shows at Ministry of Sound as a very special celebration of their 25th anniversary.
Adam, Bebban, Carl, and Ted will return to clubs across Europe this weekend in support of their latest album Ease My Mind and their brand new single “In New Europe,” out today.
THE RINN Release Brand New Single ‘Destiny Calls’
Destiny Calls is the brand new single from Russian power metal group The Rinn. Compared to previous the LP Stories Of The Green Fairy, which was a compilation of the songs written from 2013 until 2015, the new song represents the band’s current experience, ideas and feelings. With this song, The Rinn wanted to say to all their listeners, that sometimes we are only given one chance in our life, so don’t miss it!
Tearing into the fabric of New York City nightlife, blues-punk rock band Johnny & the Bootlegs present the single “NYC Woman” today. With a blend of gritty yet heartful, soul-inspired rock n’ roll, the track provides an unfiltered glimpse of the ‘city that never sleeps’. “NYC Woman” premiered yesterday on GroundSounds, who said it’s “a fist-in-the-air mix of gritty and catchy, and is a welcome sound for anyone itching for good old fashioned rock n’ roll.” The single had its radio debut on Q104.3/ iHeart Radio’s “Out of the Box” show earlier this week and comes off the band’s upcoming EP NYC Rags, scheduled for release on May 11, 2018.
New Zealand’s Alae Drop New Single
Continuing on from the streaming smash ‘Too Strung Up’, which saw the Auckland 3-piece woo a legion of new fans across NZ, Australia and the USA, Alae return with an addictive ode to the mother of all drugs – love – on their brand-new track ‘Stone Cold’. The single premiered with Atwood Magazine and debuts in Spotify’s New Music Friday AU & NZ and New Music Friday USA today.
Nashville artist Boo Ray is excited to announce the release of a new original duet with Lilly Winwood (Americana singer and daughter of Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Steve Winwood) called “Hard to Tell.” This fun, original track is the A side in the latest vinyl collaboration series Ray is doing called “Boocoo Amigos.” The B side is the pair’s take on the classic “Islands in the Stream.”
Rising star & 2018 one to watch Trinidad Cardona, the 18-year old Phoenix native who has amassed over 30 million global streams, releases his much anticipated new single “Even If.” “Even If” follows Cardona’s buzzing single “Dinero,” which was released at the top of the year via Island/RunItUp Records. The track reintroduces a sound and vibe similar but not identical to “Jennifer,” the track that catapulted Cardona’s career and captured hearts around the globe. Cardona also showcases his diversity as a true entertainer with a brief rap offering towards the end of the track.
Vexxed Announce Debut EP ‘Thank You Sooo Much’
Zach Sewall and Max Steen met when they were 5 years old in Hebrew School and grew up playing music together—eventually becoming estranged and reuniting in Philadelphia in 2014. Steen met Lucy Stone through Sewall, who offered him a room in her North Philadelphia apartment. The trio coalesced—and that winter, Vexxed was born, the band name taken from a humorous appreciation for the Affliction clothing brand and the Travel Channel program Ghost Adventures.
LA-BASED COMPOSER RELEASES DEBUT NATURE SOUNDSCAPE ALBUM INSPIRED BY DAUGHTER
Originally from Mexico, Forest Robots AKA Fran Dominguez is a talented LA-based music composer who has honed his craft over several years. Specializing in contemporary instrumental music, Fran’s work evokes strong emotions through the creation of beautiful sounds, which listeners have described as “hypnotic”, “ambient”, and “infectious”.
The concept for Forest Robots began while Fran was traveling through the legendary mountain range of the Sierra Nevada in [2011-present]. While compiling hundreds of pictures of the beautiful landscape, narratives of his adventures attached themselves to his collection of images.
Moncrieff releases new collaboration with JUDGE – ‘Serial Killer’
Growing up with an insatiable curiosity for the soul and blues greats, Moncrieff has quickly established himself as an unmistakable burgeoning talent within London’s live circuit. The release of ‘Serial Killer’ today signals a progression from his signature soulful sound, adding an intriguing electronically charged backdrop to his stunning vocal delivery.
Sheppard Announces New Album
With a clear vision of who they are and what they stand for, Sheppard continue their ascent as a global pop powerhouse, following up their smash “Geronimo” with two breakout hits with singles “Keep Me Crazy” and “Coming Home” which topped radio and went Gold and Platinum in their home country, respectively. “Coming Home” was first heard in the US when the band debuted the single on the TODAY Show in November 2017 following a successful stateside club tour and further cemented itself in the US market this past February when it was tapped for the theatrical release and US trailer for Lionsgate’s animated hit comedy Early Man. Since its release, “Coming Home” has also been heard on American Idol, The Voice, American Ninja Warrior, and is set to appear on NBC’s Champions in May.
MIDAS FALL: Ambient Post-Rock Duo Premieres 3D Animated Video For “Glue”
Directed and produced by Stefano Bertelli of Seenfilm (www.seenfilm.com), the stop motion video, which depicts the odyssey of a lone wolf, was created using only colored cards. 3D software was used to generate the models, and then the cards were cut with a vinyl cutter and folded to create each item in the set.
Raven Black premiere “Monster”
Los Angeles based RAVEN BLACK have joined the roster at CB Entertainment. The band recently announced a new album titled “13” available for pre-order here. Working with the famed Ulrich Wild, Raven Black is set to embark on a Spring headlining tour “The Little Monsters Tour” with guests Hail Sagan and Aboleth.
Similar to his work on his album 1972 where he captured the aesthetics of a specific moment in time, Josh’s new album Love in the Modern Age takes inspiration from the sound and production of early 1980’s releases by The Blue Nile, The Style Council and Prefab Sprout. Also serving as inspiration were Roxy Music’s Avalon, Leonard Cohen’s Various Positions and I’m Your Man. Non-ironic touches like sax, handclaps, reverbed guitar, backing vocals and keyboards give the moody but infectious songs a New Romantic flair.
The official music video for Brent Cobb’s new single, “Mornin’s Gonna Come,” is premiering today at Relix, who call it, “awesome,” and further that the album, “maintains the warm, engaging spirit of its predecessor.”
Choir Boy announces tour with Cold Cave, shares ‘Sunday Light’ video
Choir Boy was what the kids called singer/songwriter Adam Klopp in his early teens when he fronted punk cover bands in Cleveland, Ohio. An intended insult, the label seemed fair and fitting in a way, given Klopp’s religious upbringing and angelic voice. After high school, Adam left Ohio for college in Utah. While his career as a student would prove short-lived, he integrated into Provo and SLC’s underground music and art scene, left religion behind, and called his new band Choir Boy.
Laboratory debuts first video “Diviner”
“Diviner” is slow, threatening, heavy and in many ways bizarre like a dream. Synths, bass, and drum machines snake around each other, while light guitar notes, theremin and vocals float over the music. Laboratory’s sound is one defined by darkness, and their performances are ominous, mysterious acts.
The Bones of J.R. Jones gritty new single + LP out 5/11
In anticipation of his third studio album Ones To Keep Close out May 11th, The Bones of J.R. Jones shared new single “Know My Name” today. Known for his moody blend of garage-influenced soul, blues, roots, and Americana, “Know My Name” is a stomp-along track highlighted by gritty guitar riffs and J.R’s soulful vocals.
Today the Austin-based trio Greyhounds have released their new album Cheyenne Valley Drive. Sporting ten tracks ranging from swaggering boogie to space-age soul, each song feels both timelessly lived-in and uniquely fresh. The album is currently streaming via Billboard.com who spoke with singer/guitarist Andrew Trube about their approach in the studio; “The key is just not to overthink it,” says Trube. “So many people stew on it, especially now when you can go really deep on the computer and spend months and months on one song, editing and fine-tuning. But then all the little fun curve-ball things usually get taken out, and to me that’s the good stuff.”
Former contestant of NBC’s The Voice and Salt Lake City, Utah native Ryan Innes is proud to announce the worldwide digital release of his debut full length album THE INBETWEEN. Filled with soulful, groove-based tracks, the record is now available on all music streaming platforms.
Grammy Award Winning HUMAN Releases Post-Apocalyptic Electro-Pop Single ‘R_O_B_O_T’
It was freezing outside… But if you ask them they’d say they met in spring. One of them had shorts that were a little too short even though the other wore shores that were just as long. And just like that, you’ve already figured out what I’m talking about a girl and a boy.
Kicking off Summer 2018 as he means to go on, Youngr continues to bring the heat and announces the release of ‘Drive,’ his newest single following ‘This Is Not An Album’ (a collection of his releases to date) which was led by recent single ‘Ooh Lordy.’
RCA Records and global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced the next single from the soundtrack of the highly anticipated feature film UNLCE DREW, which will be released on Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment label on June 29th. Multi-platinum selling rapper and producer G-Eazy releases “1942” feat. Yo Gotti & YBN Nahmir, which is available now at all digital providers via RCA Records.