TOMI Shares Video For “What Kind Of Love,”
Director Thom Kerr explains the video’s glam and glittering visuals saying, “I wanted to [simulate] a surreal live stage show dripping with color and movement. A nod to the simplicity we saw in ’80s rock videos that really showcases TOMI’s attitude, style and energy.” TOMI adds, “I’ve been playing guitar my entire life and have always dreamed of capturing that live energy in a music video. I grew up inspired by Hole, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and all of the badass front women. I wanted this video to be just me, my guitar and a lightbulb microphone.”
Highly respected Radio 1 DJ and producer Danny Howard has unveiled his brand new production on Erick Morillo’s legendary label, Subliminal Records. Set to drop on 7th May, the release showcases Danny’s dynamic versatility as a producer, as the British DJ laces the track with a high powered bassline and chunky beats, which create an atmospheric floorfiller.
Stream The Ballroom Thieves New EP at Consequence of Sound
The Ballroom Thieves new EP Paper Crown (Nettwerk Records) is out everywhere on Friday, May 11. The full EP is available now to stream at Consequence of Sound. The Thieves are also pleased to announce several new headlining tour dates that will bring them from coast late 2018. The tour will include stops in Denver, LA, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Nashville, DC, Philadelphia and Brooklyn.
AMY SHARK UNVEILS MUSIC VIDEO FOR “I SAID HI”
Today, Australian singer-songwriter Amy Shark unveils the music video for “I Said Hi,” which was directed by Nick Waterman and co-directed by Amy Shark. The track is the first single off her upcoming debut album entitled Love Monster, which is set for release on July 13th and is available for pre-order now via Wonderlick Recording Company/Sony Music Entertainment Australia/RCA Records. Fans who pre-order the album will receive “I Said Hi” along with breakout song “Adore” as an instant-grat upon purchase.
In addition, Amy Shark is gearing up to hit the road on the second leg of her 2018 North American headlining tour, which will be supported by label mate TOMI. The tour kicks off on May 12th in Albany and will be making stops in a number of major cities across the U.S. including Detroit, Atlanta, and Dallas and will also include festival appearances at Hangout Music Festival and BottleRock Napa Valley.
SECRET CUTTER: Decibel Magazine Premieres “Trampled By Light”
Decibel Magazine is now streaming “Trampled By Light,” the first single from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania sludge/grind trio SECRET CUTTER’s second album, Quantum Eraser. The new track is issued with preorders for the album as the band begins to announce tour dates supporting the release.
Henrik Appel (of Kilroy, Martin Savage Gang, and Lion’s Den) announces first solo album
Burning Bodies, out June 29th on PNKSLM Recordings, is Appel’s first solo album, pieced together over the course of five years and consisting primarily of love songs that pertain both to relationships and friendships. His normally boundless energy has been dialed back, and the production and instrumentation are lo-fi; he wanted this to be a slower, more deliberate album than we’re used to from him.
U2’s “Love Is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way” Receives Official Remix From The Funk Hunters
Vancouver duo The Funk Hunters have been nominated for Electronic/Dance Artist of the Year at the Western Canadian Music Awards, and have had the tremendous honor of being asked to do an official remix for the world’s biggest band, U2. “Love Is Bigger Than Anything In Its Way (The Funk Hunters Remix)” is available now on all major music platforms, transforming a classic U2 instrumentation into a future bass anthem.
Mayflower Madame Share “Premonition” Video Via Northern Transmissions
Norway’s Mayflower Madame share a new video for their single, “Premonition,” with Northern Transmissions. This is the title track off the band’s upcoming EP, Premonition, dropping on May 18th.
Jealous of the Birds shares the new song “Plastic Skeletons” today and announce the release of a new EP titled The Moths Of What I Want Will Eat Me In My Sleep, due out July 13 via Canvasback Music (US) and Hand in Hive (UK & Europe). “Plastic Skeletons” debuted yesterday via NPR’s All Songs Considered.
Today, UK via Australia moody pop chanteuse PARKER releases her highly anticipated debut EP ‘The Life Illusion’ (Killing Moon). Pairing up with Rupert Lyddon (Gabriel Bruce, Grand National) the EP is a gorgeous display of PARKER at her finest; breathy and broody pop vocals, haunting melodies and deeply personal lyrics that mix together to create a collection of dark pop gems. Listen to ‘The Life Illusion’, featuring the new single ‘316’ HERE.
FERGUS releases ‘Sinking’ – 26-04-18
Today, FERGUS releases ‘Sinking’ (rel 26.04.18) via Goldun Egg Records, the second track, taken from his debut EP due for release summer 2018. ‘Sinking’ follows the release of his debut single ‘You or Nothing’ in Oct ’17.
In keeping with FERGUS’ stunning debut, ‘You Or Nothing’, his follow-up single is a stark reminder of the artists undeniable talent for stirring, emotive songwriting. Produced by Jake Gosling ((Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga, The Libertines) ‘Sinking’ takes us on a poignant emotional journey, pulling at our heart strings as we experience the highs and lows of a twisted love story.
BAPTISTS: Title Track To Beacon Of Faith LP Streaming On All Platforms
“Beacon Of Faith,” the title track to the impending third LP by Vancouver, British Columbia-based metallic hardcore punk outfit, BAPTISTS, is now available on all digital platforms ahead of the album’s release through Southern Lord later this month.
Having effected a career breakout last year, the opening months of 2018 have seen Cold Blue shift up another couple of gears again. With debut festival performances for the young German incoming at Tomorrowland, EDC Vegas and Airbeat One, studio-side he’s cemented his position equally firmly with a salvo of new heat-seekers.
His disc of the recent ‘Subculture’ mixcomp served as a de facto artist album, which showcased in ever-greater focus his artistic capabilities and there, amongst its number, was the indomitable ‘A New Spirit’.
Wildeor “The Devil Makes Three” Debut Single
The Los Angeles-based band, comprised of singer-songwriter Megan Brickwood, percussionist Caleb Conner, and cellist Mark Bassett, met each other four years after Brickwood made her way from Northern California to Los Angeles. They connected over their mutual inspirations, a mix of folk and rock influences with an infusion of Medieval storytelling. Much of their alternative folk sound has been crafted around Brickwood’s influences as a child in the Pacific Northwest, her connection to the ethereal landscape, and a desire to tell stories that showcase the emotional highs and lows of the human experience.
INDYA Release ‘Tha Final Line’ Music Video Feat. Johnny Doom Of Kerrang! Radio
UK Glam Rock/Metal band, INDYA, have released a new music video for ‘Tha Final Line’ feat. Johnny Doom of Kerrang! Radio. The song is taken from the new album ‘Rebel Music’, to be out in the summer of 2018 via HOLIER THAN THOU RECORDS.
Jack Larsen “Breaks” video (Closed Sessions)
Jack Larsen makes bedroom pop in Chicago and I wanted to put him on your radar. Today he released a video for “Break” which is off an EP coming 5/18 via Chicago’s Closed Sessions label entitled Push-Ups. ‘”Break” is the first introduction to an EP revolved around entering young adulthood,” explains Larsen. “Half a year of my life was spent making the song and video to capture my coming-of-age story.” Check it below, sharing always encouraged.
CHROMEO DEBUTS “BAD DECISION”
Furthermore, tonight the band performs the Head Over Heels lead single “Must’ve Been” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon alongside DRAM, legendary funk guitarist Jesse Johnson and The Roots. Safe to say the late-night airwaves are in for a funk extravaganza.
Ciaran Lavery Releases “13”
Ciaran Lavery has released the new video, “13,” and announced a US tour in support of his new album, Sweet Decay. Sweet Decay was released April 13th, 2018, via AllPoints (James Vincent McMorrow, Novo Amor, Anna Leone).
Vice’s music portal, Noisey, is currently streaming the record in advance of its release noting, “At its core, CHRCH stands as a beacon representing the war between dark and light that exists within the world, ourselves, and any great tale-and the ultimate triumph of the light that awaits if one is patient. Take that as a metaphor, and you’ll find the optimism that good will eventually triumph over evil. Take it literally and you’ll face the fact that, no matter what, the earth will ultimately be destroyed by the sun as the hydrogen fuel in its core depletes, forcing it to expand into an unrelenting red giant…”
LVVRS make their debut with ‘Wild Heart’, a club ready banger full of emotion
LVVRS, a brand new band out of New Orleans, have unleashed their debut single, Wild Heart. The track is a pulsing, club-ready pop song that sees the group harnessing Top 40 euphoria with the instrumentation of a traditional rock group, enhanced with nuanced production and frontman River Gibson’s gravelly, intimate vocals. IDOBI just ran a First Listen of the track, where they called it “Dance worthy pop-rock”.