Noise-pop / alt-rock band The Voms release video for “Left Right”
Man’s best friend… or is he? The Voms new music video for “Left Right” takes a comical perspective of urgent cravings and crude problem-solving, as an adorable canine takes a turn for the dark side, plotting revenge against his owner. Premiered on Alt Dialogue, the track fuses noise-pop, experimental punk beats, and alternative-indie rock for “truly one of a kind sound.” With a driving floor tom setting the pace, “Left Right” builds into an upbeat and addictive earworm that will having you coming back for more.
Ruel Reveals Official Video For “Dazed & Confused.” Debut EP “Ready” Out 6/15
Following the release of his latest bluesy-pop gem “Dazed & Confused,” 15-year-old multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter Ruel unveils his official music video for the single, which Time Magazine described as “moody pop magic.” The video, which was directed byGrey Ghost, incorporates gritty DIY video-style, behind-the-scenes footage alongside the picturesque and cinematic landscape ofMelbourne, Australia, where the video was shot on-location.
The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is excited to announce The Official Bonnaroo Podcast hosted by veteran music reporter John Norris (MTV News, Billboard, Sirius XM). The podcast will bring fans behind the scenes with highlights from backstage and interviews with artists and festival insiders. Episode 1 is now available for streaming on Apple Music, Google Play and Bonnaroo.com/podcast.
Alexandra Stréliski announces new album ‘INSCAPE’
Eight years after her first self-released, critically-acclaimed Pianoscope ; an album imbued with both melancholy and light (The Telegraph UK), Alexandra Stréliski is thrilled to be unveiling her raw and sincere sophomore album titled INSCAPE, set to be released on October 5th via Secret City Records.
HAYLEY KIYOKO + KEHLANI “WHAT I NEED” VIDEO OUT NOW
This spring, Atlantic recording artist Hayley Kiyoko tapped R&B powerhouse Kehlani for “What I Need,” the only collaboration on her critically-acclaimed debut album Expectations. Today, on the eve of Pride Month, the rising pop star debuts the epic, self-directed companion video starring both artists. Watch “What I Need” here.
Rhode Island quartet Deer Tick are today sharing a video for their brand new single Wants – Needs. Taken from their acclaimed new album Vol 2. – released through Partisan Records as a twin release accompanied by Vol 1. – the single is, in the words of drummer / singer-songwriter Dennis Ryan, “about determining necessity in an age of modern convenience where the lines between wants and needs are a bit blurred.”
New Video from Christopher Shayne!
Shayne has long been regarded as one of the most promising torchbearers of southern rock. He further solidified that reputation this past month with the release of “Burn Me Down” – a good old-fashion romper perfect for anchoring your summer playlist. “Burn Me Down” is full of soulful vocals and heavy blues guitars that set up an infectious country-tinged hard rock chorus that was built to fill out cavernous arenas from coast to coast.
COHEED AND CAMBRIA SHARE NEW TRACK “THE DARK SENTENCER”
Roadrunner Records group Coheed and Cambria have shared a brand-new track titled “The Dark Sentencer.” The song, which will appear on Coheed and Cambria’s forthcoming LP expected to arrive later this year, is the first new music to be released by the band since their acclaimed 2015 LP, The Color Before The Sun.
Next in line in a history that includes beers such as Rubberneck Red, Bockslider, and Hell Below/Stars Above, Martin House Brewing Company announces their fifth collaborative effort with Toadies, Possum Kingdom Pilsner. Possum Kingdom Pilsner is a sessional beer brewed with Czech Saaz hops and pilsner malts. At 4% abv, it is the first low-alcohol beer Martin House have ever produced. The sessionability of this beer is what sets it apart from their other craft beers. Martin House founder, Cody Martin says “We worked to create an easy-drinking pilsner that the guys in the band and the brewers alike would love. Brewing a true pilsner is something we’ve wanted to do for a while but didn’t have enough tanks to properly lager the beer. This beer with the Toadies was great excuse to get those extra tanks and finally take on a crisp, refreshing and dry pilsner.”
Moonbeau Premiere New Single “Like The Night” With MXDWN
MXDWN premiered the track, praising its “strong pop songwriting foundation, with verses pulling in the listener and a bouncing chorus hooking them in for good.”
X Marks The Spot
Struggling with maintaining positive mental health is something that can affect anyone and bringing awareness is crucial as it makes people know they’re not alone in their dark times. It’s that feeling of being there for someone is what inspired the new track that sheds light on the often not discussed topic of depression and suicide. As May is Mental Health Awareness month, Everyone Dies in Utah is proud to premiere their powerful new single, “X,” that shows listeners that others are experiencing similar struggles and that it’s okay to not be okay; things will get better and there are people in this world that do care.
Chief White Lightning Announces Debut Album & Premieres “Bleach Blonde Heritage” Video
Long Beach, CA by way of Austin, TX musician Joshua Logan (aka Chief White Lightning) is excited to announce his self-titled debut full-length studio album – due out July 13th via El Camino Media (sElf, Veruca Salt). The record’s nine tracks were produced by Battleme front-man and label-mate Matt Drenik at Get Loud studio in Portland alongside multi-instrumentalist Jonas Wilson and drummer Paul Pulvirenti (Elliot Smith) – a truly collaborative effort that would culminate in the birth of Chief White Lightning. Logan is also excited to premiere the video for the album’s lead-single “Bleach Blonde Heritage,” which you can check out here.
Continuing his prolific and astounding collaborative BLACK NEEDLE NOISE project of releasing videos and singles featuring different vocalists from around the world, legendary producer / artist JOHN FRYER has released his latest “THAT WHICH WATCHES,” featuring the baritone stylings of Antic Clay. The stark sepia-toned video matches the song’s roots-based expansive texture, taking visual clues from the percussive rhythm. Spill Magazine premiered the video here.
Blanche Shares New Track “Wrong Turn”
“Wrong turn is about daring to go the way nobody expects you to, but still not knowing if it is the right way,” she says. “It’s about not going where’s expected; doubts, losing time, love, other people’s views, strength, fears, talking the right way, and the influence of love on our life decisions.”
Yuksek & JD Samson team up for nu-disco single “Don’t Even Try”
The track premiered via Culture Collide who said, “Perfectly mirroring the strengths of its co-creators, ‘Don’t Even Try’ is an experimental anthem at its core with a Euro club exterior.”
Reese Laflare needs “No Stylist” in new animated video
Atlanta rapper, skater, fashion killer Reese Laflare is back with a new video for “No Stylist”. The video follows his recent track “Big Mad” feat. Ty Dolla $ign. Premiered by The FADER here, the new video features an animated Reese at different fashion shows during 2017 Paris Fashion Week. He also released a freestyle in conjunction with the video today called “Donsliponthedrip” produced by Sladedamonsta.
LIL SKIES TEAMS UP WITH YUNG PINCH ON NEW SONG + VIDEO “I KNOW YOU”
Today, Lil Skies has unveiled a new track featuring Yung Pinch, available now at all DSPs at streaming services HERE. Skies and Pinch also dropped a video to accompany the track, directed by frequent collaborator Nicholas Jandora. Watch HERE.
Pro Surfer almost dies after attempting to ride the biggest wave ever in Fiji
This past Memorial Day weekend professional surfer and musician Makua Rothman survived a violent wipeout after attempting to ride what most are calling the biggest wave in Fijian history at Maxing Cloudbreak. Most experts are also calling it the biggest barrel ever ridden and it will go down in Surfing history as one of the waves of the Century. After finishing recording sessions in Los Angeles, Rothman flew back to Hawaii to do stunt work for a new movie starring Dwayne” Rock” Johnson. Rothman conveniently wrapped up filming on set for the film. After tracking the swell heading to Fiji online Makua left to chase what could be a once in lifetime chance. During the mega swell that hit Fiji, Rothman attempted to ride a monstrous wave that ended up swallowing him.
This video came to fruition in a very unique way – Universal Music Group’s talented young college representatives worked with lead singer Addie Sartino on the treatment and creation of the video from start to finish. Their youthful vision and creativity resulted in a visual component which perfectly fits the song’s emotion and narrative.
LA’s James Rose. “Head for the Coast”
A geographical depth is threaded throughout his songcraft. Rose was born and currently lives in Los Angeles, resided for some time in New Orleans, and draws from family roots in the UK. He uses a lot of natural imagery that is steeped in a novel of metaphorical occurrences. “Head for the Coast” echos the sunny west coast vibe while subconsciously embedding itself into the laid back sounds of New Orleans. Buzzing amplifiers compliment swirling guitar riffs that groove through aqueous hooks. Recorded with on a Tascam 388 8 Track reel to reel tape recorder, the single has an intimate and handmade polish that stays true to Rose’s genuine personality.
Experimental hip hop artist Jean Dawson releases new single “Bull Fighter”
Los Angeles, experimental artist Jean Dawson has released his new single “Bull Fighter” today.
Produced by Dawson’s longtime collaborator, San Diego songwriter Lecx Stacy, “Bull Fighter” builds off of the atmospheric, darkwave beats of his earlier single “Glacier Gallery” while also highlighting Dawson’s vocals and hip hop tendencies.
Jean has also announced his first live show of 2018 at Los Angele’s Unscene Fest on June 30th at the Hi Hat.
JOE SETTINERI Releases Official Music Video for Poignant Pop Gem, “Hello Goodbye”
American Singer/Song-writer JOE SETTINERI has released the official music video for his impassioned pop single “Hello Goodbye.” Originally premiered on Paste Magazine, “Hello Goodbye” was written in collaboration with platinum Nashville-based producer Mike Krompass (Smash Mouth, Nellie Furtado).
Singer/songwriter/producer MNDR (AKA Amanda Warner) has shared her first new song of 2018 titled “Gravity”, out today via Mom + Pop. The hypnotic and psychedelic song was produced by Hudson Mohawke (co-produced by John Hill and with Peter Wade as vocal producer), while Warner’s lyrics touch on the feeling of being pulled into a black hole but finding a way to pull yourself back out. Listen to the track below and read more at The FADER where she hints at a new body of work on the horizon.
Los Angeles based Love Ghost
The music video is a portrayal of an identity split deriving from trauma. It also touches on the Chinese theory of the red string, everything being connected. As the teenager witnesses his parents die from the fire and is also left disfigured, he becomes afraid of the whole world. Once returning to the outside world, he is met with abuse once more. This time from children that don’t understand his disfigurement and are afraid of him, thus throwing rocks at him. In a split alternate reality, his id, otherwise known as the part of his personality indulging in primitive and natural desires is not tainted by society… Which is why, he has no burn marks on his face. His alternate personality reacts impulsively, and punishes his abusers. However his method of punishment is the source of his destruction. As the seed of anger that was planted in him as a child (from being burned) grows into a plant of him burning others. Ultimately it ends with the two personalities, the id and the deformed man seeing each other. The shock of seeing himself without burn marks leads to a psychosis… An escape from this world into the world of his head. This parasitical identity, (the man with an unburned face) manifests itself as an inclination of revenge and (deformed man) represents a fascination with solitude.