FATHER SHARES VIDEO FOR “WE HAD A DEAL”
Released last month, “We Had A Deal” was met with great critical praise. Pitchfork exclaims, “… [with] rattling sub-bass, plenty of open space, and sticky choruses…Father’s charisma [is evident]…he finds nuance and humor where other rappers see black and white.” FADER proclaims, “[Father is] an influential figure in today’s SoundCloud rap scene with flows and acidic humor for days,” while NY Magazine’s Vulture, HighSnobiety and XXL all included the song in their “Best Tracks of the Week” roundups.
5 SECONDS OF SUMMER PREMIERE THE VIDEO FOR “YOUNGBLOOD” TODAY
Says Ashton Irwin (vocals/drums), “There are many wonderful, interesting, and captivating subcultures all over the world. In every corner of this earth there are groups of inventors, visionaries, thrill seekers, and boundary pushers. These wonderful worlds that people have created, spread, and effect everyone that comes into contact with them. The Japanese Rockabilly culture is that of a renaissance and a beautiful flare of passion for everything old and new and that makes this particular subculture so interesting and amazing to us. We hope you enjoy this video. Thank you for allowing us to be explorative with the concepts we choose to visually express our songs to you. Thank you to everyone that brought this video to life.”
With an entrancing croak of a voice that helps him stand apart from and above the crowd, ATL’s Lil Wop pushes trap music to its limits. Unleashing a demonic vocal performance, Lil Wop takes a stab at horrorcore with “Deathnote,” his latest single. Issuing death warrants above droning bells and subterranean bass, Lil Wop delivers his detractors a final warning, accompanied by sampled quotes from the classic horror film Child’s Play. Directed by Paul John of Midnight Cinema, the “Deathnote” video finds Wop presiding over a dinner party where the guests have been violently killed, rhyming from his whip and his throne, pondering who shall live and who shall die. Premiered by Complex, who raved “Layering ragged vocals over ominous production, Lil Wop’s ‘Deathnote’ is a song that feels like it should be playing on loop in hell. It sounds evil,” “Deathnote” is the latest single in the lead-up to Wopavelli 4, Wop’s upcoming mixtape.
“Girls Like You” rose to #1atTop 40 radio, making it the top song in the country and #2 greatest gainer on the format. The single also climbed to #3 at Hot AC as the #1 greatest gainer and #28 at Rhythm. The single has also gained over 700 million global streams and accumulated over 491 million views. “Girls Like You” featuring Cardi B is available on the Deluxe Edition of Maroon 5’s platinum-certified sixth full-length album, Red Pill Blues [222/Interscope].
Comprised of Tate Logan (Vocals/Rhythm Guitar), Jack Eskridge (Guitar), Caleb Rucker (Drums), and Sean Bowick (Bass), Happy. is more than just a pop punk band from Columbia, SC. Formed in 2016, Happy. released a successful EP, The Endless Bummer, with a mission to provide a sense of nostalgia for listeners with a sound that is full of infectious melodic hooks and oozing with catchy harmonies before signing with independent record label Rude Records in early 2018. Last month the band announced their debut album, Cult Classic,due out September 7th. The album, which was produced/engineered by Will Pugh of Cartel and mastered by Cameron Boucher of Sorority Noise, offers an exorbitant amount of heartfelt writing with the overarching theme of working to be the best version of yourself.
LANY Release Music Video For New Single “Thru These Tears”
Following the release of their brand new single “Thru These Tears,” the first taste off their upcoming second album Malibu Nights (due later this year on Interscope and Polydor), LANY share the accompanying video. The clip sees lead singer and songwriter Paul Klein rise from the dead, a striking metaphor for moving through troubled times.
“Thru These Tears” has received massive critical praise with TIME Magazine naming the track one of the “5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Week,” and Harper’s BAZAAR stating, “[‘Thru These Tears’] has the band’s signature alternative-meets-synth-pop sound, coupled with Klein’s ambient vocals and tweet-worthy lyrics.” V Magazine also proclaimed the song a, “majestic soundtrack… with just the right amounts of grit and sweeping melodrama.”
Meg Myers has much to celebrate with her sophomore album ‘Take Me To The Disco’ (300 Entertainment). Following release, the sprawling 12-song set has earned glowing reviews from Associated Press, NPR, The New York Times, and UPROXX, who called the set the “work of an artist that has looked at herself in the mirror and dared to examine her past.”. With its impressive first week sales, the album also debuts at #5 on Billboard’s Current Alternative Chart, #6 on their Current Rock Chart and #18 on the Current Album Chart, a new career high. Meg also lands at #8 on the Emerging Artists Chart, her first appearance on the metric.
Suicide Prevention Organization SAVE Holding Benefit Feat. Peter Noone & Herman’s Hermits 10/18
On Thursday, October 18th at 6:30PM, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to the prevention of suicide through public awareness and education – SAVE – will be holding a major music charity event in conjunction with MD25 Entertainment featuring one of the shining stars of the 1960’s British Invasion, Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone. The event will take place at Eden On The Hudson (637 W. 50th Street New York, NY 10019).
SMRTDEATH Releases Music Video For “ima shine like the best coke that u ever had”
Canadian rapper SMRTDEATH has released a music video for his song “ima shine like the best coke that u ever had” this week on YouTube. The video, which depicts Smrtdeath and his friends crashing an old man’s house in the Canadian tundra and throwing a house party much to his chagrin, fits the fun and irresponsible vibe that Smrtdeath masterfully exudes in his music.
NEW SINGLE- Twanguero’s “Me Voy Pa’ La Tusa”
Considered by many as one of the best guitarists in Spain,Twanguero invites all kinds of audiences to see and hear him perform, including guitar fans, entertainment fans, and people of all ages who enjoy great music.
The “fire-breathing guitar hero” as he was dubbed by the U.S. press, launched his successful solo career after years of accompanying Latin music giants such as Bunbury, Calamaro, El Cigala, and others. He has achieved major accomplishments in the last couple years: memorable albums such as his previous album, PACHUCO and ARGENTINE SONGBOOK, Pachuco refers to a particular old school subculture of Latino Americans from the 1930’s – the 1950’s associated with zoot suits, and vibrant, flamboyant nightlife. Originating in Mexico, Pachuco eventually made its way to El Paso, Texas. Hence, El Paso became known to many as “El Chuco .” Pachuco was also an important part of the young Mexican-American culture in the 1950’s.