JOSIE DUNNE RELEASES NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO FOR “GOOD BOYS”
Atlantic recording artist Josie Dunne has announced the release of her new single. “Good Boys” – which follows Dunne’s breakthrough pop debut, “Old School” – is available today at all digital music retailers and streaming services.
Taking a page out of the Brian Wilson songbook, Wesley Jensen & the Penny Arcade deliver a glistening retro-pop tune that harkens back to the golden age of 60s baroque. Premiering on Atwood Magazine, “Everything” is the lead single from the upcoming EP Something New. Both musically and lyrically complex, the track is chalk full of warm textures and orchestral layers all while sounding inherently modern. Jensen says the track deals with themes “trying to survive in the world and what it means to find success.”
Musician, producer and educator Dana Murray has released his socially conscious album Negro Manifesto via Ropeadope Records. Blending jazz, hip-hop, spoken word and more the album seeks the true roots of the system that creates and perpetuates injustice. Not a tidy story with simple answers – it’s a noisy and deep chasm of universal struggle. Negro Manifesto stands as a summary of history and a challenging artistic piece, touching on racism and sexism in the capitalist paradigm. It evokes artists from Gil-Scott Heron to Hip-Hop activists The Goats, from Coltrane to Philip Glass. Social justice movements need more than just tough stories and hopeful mantras. Dana Murray delivers for us a testimony of truth, challenge, with a call to engagement.
Alteras Releases New Single, “Another Breath”
Youngtown, OH band, Alteras, has released a brand new single, “Another Breath,” through Revival Recordings. The track was premiered alongside a music video on the Alternative Press Facebook page and is available worldwide today. “Another Breath” is the second single that Alteras has released this year. When speaking of the track, vocalist Jake Clasen stated, “Another Breath has quickly become one of our favorite music videos we’ve ever done, and the song itself has been an incredible experience from start to finish. Shout out to everyone involved!”
American Songwriter premiered Clint Michigan’s animated video for “Shirt Off”
“Animated by Quelle Chris, the video follows a young character plagued by negativity and insecurity about their body, wandering a cityscape alone as monsters and villains taunt and tease. The song itself, which hinges on the fear of baring one’s physical body to another person, is a personal one for Asay, who, in press materials for Centuries, reveals that the album grapples with his real-life struggles, including “[his] body, living with HIV, [his] childhood.”‘ – American Songwriter/Brittney McKenna
Dim Mak labelhead Steve Aoki joins forces with Israeli psy-trance duo Vini Vici on “Moshi Moshi,” an up-tempo banger led by a classic 303 acid line, premiered on Highsnobiety. The track endearingly features Japanese vocal samples from Aoki’s mother, Mama Aoki. “Moshi Moshi’s” music video, produced by Electronic Arts’ (EA) Australian-based creative studio Firemonkeys, will function both as a music video as well as a teaser for the upcoming Need For Speed No Limits in-game event, hosted by Aoki himself. Launching on May 4th, the six-week in game event allows players to collect exclusive Steve Aoki wrapped street racing vehicles, including the Subaru BRZ.
SEAN PAUL & MAJOR LAZER RELEASE NEW SONG “TIP PON IT”
International superstar Sean Paul reveals the video for his brand new Major Lazer produced single “Tip On It” via Island Records. The video, shot on location in Paris, was directed by legendary French artist and director Alex Courtes (Daft Punk, Kylie Minogue, The White Stripes).
“Tip On It” comes hot on the heels of Sean’s latest smash single “Mad Love” featuring David Guetta and rising Mexican / American pop star Becky G.
Yonatan Gat Shares “Cue The Machines” Track
Yonatan Gat has just shared Universalists’ opening track “Cue the Machines”. The undefinable track opens with an Italo-Spanish choir recorded by Alan Lomax in 1950s Genoa – but it only takes 20 seconds for the voices get manipulated, chopped and mangled beyond recognition into stuttering rhythms below Yonatan’s live band – guitar, bass, saxophone and drums working up an uncontrollable maelstrom of punk and free jazz.
KASKADE RELEASES OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE “COLD AS STONE” FT. CHARLOTTE LAWRENCE
Six-time Grammy® nominated singer, songwriter and producer Kaskade has released the official video for his new single “Cold As Stone” featuring indie pop songstress Charlotte Lawrence today – check it out HERE.
Mind Monogram Premieres Sophomore Album, Ivory Hall, via New Noise Magazine
The Los Angeles based band Mind Monogram started out in 2014 as the passion project of vocalist/guitarist Edgar A. Ruiz who wrote, recorded, and self-released the band’s debut EP Moments In Time. Ruiz’s project has now come into fruition as a full band with the addition of members Christian Caro (guitar), Bryan Mejia (drums), and Billy Azurdia (bass).
CADE unveils brand new three track ‘Warning Signs’ EP
21 year old American producer CADE has unveiled his hotly anticipated ‘Warning Signs’ EP, with the release set to drop on April 20th via Spinnin’ Records.
Yung Pinch Connects with Zaytoven for the Trapified “The Navy”
Spinning saccharine hooks infused with hip-hop tradition, Southern California’s Yung Pinch is one of the rap game’s rapid risers. Joining forces with one of the Dirty South’s most influential sound architects, Pinch struts his stuff on “The Navy,” his latest single. Created during Zaytoven’s SXSW producer seminar, “The Navy” emphasizes the melodic gifts of both artists, with Pinch effortlessly delivering impeccable tunes over Zaytoven’s arpeggiated keys, dramatic, pitch-shifted vocals, and pulsating bass. Featured in a standalone coda about the future of trap from The Note: Zaytoven, a new Red Bull-produced documentary about the ATL producer, “The Navy” is the latest entry in Yung Pinch’s #4EVERFRIDAY series of singles and his latest collaboration with a major producer following his appearance on Carnage’s “Bed Bugs,” alongside Takeoff and Nessly.