Grim Streaker Shares New Single “Mojito” & Summer Tour Dates
Brooklyn’s Grim Streaker burst onto the scene in 2016 and hasn’t slowed down since. Last year brought the band’s explosive first single “Guts,” a highly-praised debut EP, Minority Girl, and bills with bands like METZ, A Place To Bury Strangers, Thunderpussy, and Jacuzzi Boys. Their aggressive, in-your-face brand of punk has drawn comparisons to acts like Twin Peaks, Perfect Pussy, and White Lung, and they’ve become best known for lead singer Amelia Bushell’s snarling vocals and wild on-stage antics.
5-Star Flying”, a cut from Jaz Mattu’s debut album ‘Sanguine Man’
The track is quick to get started. Quivering, post-punk-inspired vocals and hypnotic guitar reverberation is prominent from the get-go, reminding of a cross between The Jam and Franz Ferdinand. The “it’s what we craved,” bridge adds some enjoyable discordance to the fold, injecting energy and accommodating the entry of additionally shimmering guitars as Mattu sings “dreaming, dreaming, drifting, drifting…” in the hook. It’s an example of the passionate, hook-y ideas throughout Sanguine Man
Brazilian producer and visual artist Das Kope premieres his second track / video ‘L.A.X.’ today via Atwood Magazine.
The LA based musician says that sonically, the track blends “future twang with airport disco in a psychedelic pop vein.” Lyrically “it’s about expanding the mind by experiencing different cultures and reaching a higher level.”
DRÆMINGS Share New Single “Siamese Flame” | Track Out Now On DSPs Via PLAG Records
“‘Siamese Flame’ is about meeting your loved ones again and again, and the flames that we carry for each other, only to find each other’s light again and again in the darkness of every lifetime,” states Kimi Recor, who started DRÆMINGS as a solo project in 2012, having played with various bands throughout her music career. Quickly landing a label deal after putting out her first ever collection of solo tracks on Soundcloud, she released a slew of singles and a full-length LP in 2016, selling out The Echo and touring the West Coast.
For Peace Band is proud to release Always Love, their sophomore album out now on the Rootfire Cooperative imprint. Formed in 2012 and hailing from the mighty island of Guam, For Peace Band is Ronald “RJ” Pereira (Guitar/Vocals), Freddy Bordallo (Drums/Vocals), Jacob Iosa (Keys/Vocals), and Danton Cruz (Bass/Vocals). They quickly gained prominence at home, winning the 2014 Island Music Awards for Best Original Song, and 2015 Island Music Awards for Best Reggae Band.
Imperial’s “Transit” a hazy, jazzy Summer chill joint
Imperial shares, “Transit is the final single from my debut instrumental album, Layers. It’s a chilled hip hop head nodder perfect for an evening under the stars letting your mind take you on a journey to far off lands.”
Layers is set for an August 3rd release via Illect Recordings.
VUYO aerates completion on prequel to EP “Under The Stars” – a straight-up ode of grief and aspiration to the lost Soweto souls
In terms of production and lyricism, VUYO’s musical inspirations oscillate through J Dilla, Miles Davies, Fela Kuti, and The Beach Boys. Accordingly, he derives eclecticism in his style of “seldom” penned, impromptu compositions, being most comparable to the humble perseverance and conversational music of Anderson .Paak, with its twinges of neo-alt-hip-hop and life-experience outpours. Born in Zimbabwe and partly raised between Norway, South Africa and Zambia, Ole “VUYO” – Xhosa for “happiness” – Småge experienced varied culture and hardships when still a toddler. With a father heavily involved in the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa amid Nelson Mandela, and a mother deeply invested in the Namibian liberation, their family suffered recurrent death-threats. Consequently, Ole and his mother moved to Oslo where he lived out his teenage years in the Norwegian capital, and recently joined the collective North Of.
The new song emerges as a playful burst of pop bliss, continuing to establish the breakout duo as refreshing difference-makers in the realm of hybrid pop. Known for their multi-cultural blend of acoustically-flecked rhythms and instantly identifiable hooks, “American Girl” weaves Latin-tinged guitar over sparkling finger snaps and taut percussion in a catchy devotional pledge to an American girl who just may be the remedy to an expiring visa. The song is underscored by their upbeat electronic flourishes and follows their previously released single “Only Fools Fall In Love,” which has racked up over 1.9 million streams thus far.
Veli is an urban artist from Lake Worth, Florida. His influences come from a variety of artists. Veli can’t exactly be placed in a box as he is in a lane of his own. He’s a dedicated and passionate young talent . Although his southern Florida lingo may be confusing, his efforts as an artist are clear as a day.
Seattle’s Dismal Thinkings Release “Modesto” And Debut Album
Dismal Thinking’s second single from their debut album “blanketfort” is titled Modesto. It’s a brooding yet vibrant indie rock tune with an infectious chorus and slick, booming instrumentals. A call to missed opportunities, and the agony of waiting amidst a seemingly desolate wasteland of a home, Modesto is the creation of Guitarist/Vocalist Isaac Evans, drummer Jacob Sloniker, and bassist Mylean Raeder, who all shared these experiences during their time at school in Seattle.