Like Jay-Z before him, Quadri is aiming high with not only his music but also his brand. Quadri’s new single, Fire, showcases his immediately engaging easy-going urban pop style with lyrics that tell of a life which has seen its share of set-backs and adversity. Fire is the turning point for Quadri, as he becomes the musical phoenix rising from the ashes, keen to prove his doubters wrong and put both his music and name out there to be judged by the people who really matter.
SONS OF ALPHA CENTAURI announce new album “Continuum” on H42/Cobraside Records
Over a decade since the release of their debut album SONS OF ALPHA CENTAURI return for their second full-length album – an epic introspective journey of abrasive and ambient progressive electronic alt rock entitled “Continuum”.
Over a decade in development “Continuum” is driven with an raw infusion of power that only Aaron Harris from ISIS and Palms could deliver from the producing and mixing helm. Harris has driven his unique and deep understanding of the genre to channel the album to compare against contemporaries such as the debut Palms album and the ISIS masterpiece “Panopticon”.
Hooka Hey may have been born in Paris, France a decade ago but it wasn’t until frontman Hugo de Saint-Quentin took a trip to Austin and engaged with the city’s music-obsessed crowds that he truly felt at home. Saint-Quentin swiftly relocated and formed a new incarnation of the band in Austin and now five years later, he’s still here and ready to unleash War Cry, Hooka Hey’s first new album in three years.
JESUSCMPLXX – ‘SUVI’
“I’m the guy who first picked up John Legend in my Acura 2000, back before his first album, when I had to drag 100 people to a Toronto bar to watch him play a showcase.. I’m the guy who took Destiny’s Child to Canada’s Wonderland, the guy an 18 year old Beyoncé called “Uncle Steve.”” – JESUSCMPLXX
LOUDWIRE Announces GEN-X SUMMER With BUCKCHERRY, P.O.D., LIT, & ALIEN ANT FARM!
OUDWIRE has announced the launch of what is expected to be among the biggest shows of the 2018 Summer tour season, GEN-X SUMMER With BUCKCHERRY, P.O.D., LIT, & ALIEN ANT FARM!
“Loudwire is proud to present the inaugural Gen-X Summer Tour with the always rocking Buckcherry, P.O.D., Lit and Alien Ant Farm. Excited for this to destroy a town near you!” – Josh Bernstein (Loudwire)
RED DEVIL VORTEX Releases Official Music Video for Lead Single Off of ‘Something Has To Die’ EP
LA Based Metal Rock Band RED DEVIL VORTEX has released the Official Music Video for the debut, title single off of their upcoming EP, Something Has to Die, due out May 8th but available to pre-order NOW! Directed and edited by Raphael Bittencourt, “Something Has to Die” showcases the trio’s unique re-interpretation of the heavy rock genre.
RAZORWIRE HALO Release Official Music Video for “Sweat”!
Kansas City, MO based electro-rock band Razorwire Halo has released the official music video for “Sweat,” from their March 27th released EP, Retaliate. Originally premiered on AntiHero Magazine, “Sweat” was filmed on site in downtown Kansas City, MO by Kenn Little of “A Ghost in Every Room”
“Sweat is a powerfully rhythmic track that is very sexual by design. It focuses on the pure unrestrained sexual urges between two entities and we felt the video should continue on with that feeling. We wanted to show the entities crossing each other throughout the video without ever being able to interact. As though they were worlds apart but could still sense each other.” – Tak Kitara (Vocalist)
Nashville based rock band Hogan’s Goat has released the Official Music Video for their single “Shit Kicker”. Originally premiered on The Gauntlet, “Shit Kicker” is off of Hogan’s Goat’s self titled, debut album.
“We went out to Montana, fucked around, and summoned the spirit of the ‘Shit Kicker.’
jeremy messersmith Unveils Video for “Monday, You’re Not So Bad”
Today, singer songwriter, jeremy messersmith, unveils the video for “Monday, You’re Not So Bad,” from his recently released album Late Stage Capitalism. The animated video was directed and produced by Eric Power. The video releases today in hopes of raising spirits before Tax Day.
Magdalena delivers melodic remix of Joan Retamero’s ‘Magnus’
Magdalena continues to add strings to her bow as a producer with a brand new remix, this time for upcoming Argentinian producer Joan Retamero. Her take on ‘Magnus’ will be released as part of the producer’s EP of the same title on Monday, 16th April.
In 2017, Afro-Carribbean soul and pop artist Taliwoah revealed one of her most acclaimed hits to date- “Details.” Showcasing the Los Angeles-by-way-of London songstress’ penchant for R&B stylings paired with afro-beat rhythms, “Details” awarded Taliwoah over 400K streams, and critical acclaim for outlets including FADER, NME, Complex, Okayplayer, High Snobiety, MTV, DIY Mag, Apple Music and Spotify dedicated play listing, and radio support from tastemakers including London’s Rinse FM.
The UK’s Black Deer Music Festival
Since the initial announcement in 2017 of the UK’s roots-based Black Deer Music Festival (set for Friday June 22 – Sunday June 24), and the recent announcement of the festival’s musical lineup, including an appearance by award winning artist Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit in their only UK festival appearance of 2018, the festival has only grown in stature and level of excitement created amongst music fans all over the world.
What sets Black Deer apart from other festivals is its fierce dedication to showcasing indie roots music and creating an associated lifestyle event to boot. The weekend of music will celebrate Americana, blues, roots, authentic country, folk and bluegrass genres, as well as singer-songwriters and storytellers.
Alternative indie rock, one man band ‘Satellite Ravens’ releases debut album
Hatched in Arizona and with wings affixed in California, Satellite Ravens is as close to a one-man band as you can get without the spectacle of someone with cymbals strapped to their knees and an array of whistles around their neck. The creator is multi-instrumentalist, Carson Rohde; his vehicle, the many-headed psychedelic funk gull, Satellite Ravens; the album, a mind-expanding zoo of colourful characters from this world and beyond, from yesterday and tomorrow. The hippy vibes are back for a new generation and lift-off is available any time you’re ready.
WALK THE MOON UNVEIL MUSIC VIDEO FOR “KAMIKAZE”
Today, critically acclaimed band WALK THE MOON unveil the music video for “Kamikaze”, which was directed by Tobias Nathan (also directed Miguel’s music video for “Coffee”, G-Eazy’s music video for “Some Kind of Drug” Feat. Mark E. Bassy, and Daya’s music video for “New”), produced by Emi Steward, and choreographed by Amy Gardner (performance and choreography credits include Madonna, So You Think You Can Dance, Justin Bieber, X Factor, Cirque du Soleil). The dancers who appear in the video are Ty Wells, Shauna Davis, Nicola Collie, Sam McReynolds, Domenique McDougal, and Derek Tabda. “Kamikaze” is featured on WALK THE MOON’s recently released album What If Nothing, which is available via RCA Records on all digital retail providers.
Today Heavenly Recordings are thrilled to announce their latest signees audiobooks, a duo comprised of super-producer/mixer David Wrench (Frank Ocean, The xx, Caribou, FKA Twigs) and fine arts student Evangeline Ling. Alongside this news they have premiered their immersive debut track “Gothenburg” on Gorilla vs. Bear.
LGBTQ Indie-Pop Band CARRY ILLINOIS Announce New EP & Austin Release Show
Carry Illinois, the indie-pop band founded and fronted by Lizzy Lehman, have announced the release of the new EP, Work in Progress, on 5/25/18. The band will celebrate the release th
at same day with a show at Cheer Up Charlies in their hometown of Austin, TX.
Work In Progress was co-produced by Carry Illinois and Grant Johnson (Calliope Musicals, Abram Shook, Feverbones, Bayonne), and is the follow up to 2017’s, Garage Sale. Many of the songs on Garage Sale reflected the band’s struggle to find the will to write and record after Carry Illinois’ original bassist, John Winsor, took his own life. Lehman explains, “After John committed suicide in March of 2016, I decided that I no longer needed to shy away from the real struggles that I face. I decided that writing about it, singing about it, and performing with utmost strength and courage is what I need to do.” After its release, Garage Sale gained critical acclaim, with praise from No Depression, Paste, Bitch, NewNowNext and more, earning Carry Illinois the title of Austin Monthly’s Artist of The Month, May 2017.
Introducing > GreenTea Peng > watch “Moonchild” video here
She’s here to speak to a New Age. As inspired by Lauryn Hill as UK funky, the London born artist finds peace in nature and admires artists like Finley Quaye.
Back Being Blue is out May 18 on Premium Records/Thirty Tigers, and Willis begins her much anticipated North American tour on April 19 in Austin, TX. See below for a complete list of dates.
“Queendom. A song where all that has been silent can sing, all that has been weak can fight back and all that has been suppressed can be seen. It’s a song about my own little world. My queendom. A place where I am the world , where the sun is a crown and sea waves are a gown. It’s a safe place. Small, but big enough to fit all the people in the world.” – AURORA
Catherine McGrath album announced
Fans of Catherine who have seen her live will know that ‘Wild’ is about the time she went to a Coldplay concert with a guy she liked, only to realise that he was not yet over his ex. It’s a fun, and personal country-pop tune that you’ll find on a number of playlists across streaming platforms right now.
Gothenburg-based band Seaside Heights share their new single “Better Days” via PopMatters who describes the track as “filled with hazy synths, soulful vocals and a chorus that doesn’t much explode as it eases its way into your psyche, convincing you that this might be the ultimate statement of optimism for 2018. Filled with hope and resolution, it’s not unnecessarily sunny.