Marsicans release video for new single ‘Pop-Ups (Sunny at the Weekend)’
A soaring indie-pop jam and the perfect companion to long hazy summer days, the track unsurprisingly picked up rave reviews including the Sunday Times’ ‘Hottest Tracks’, BBC Radio 1 support from the likes of Huw Stephens, Phil Taggart and Abbie McCarthy who made it her BBC Introducing ‘Tip of the Week’, 6Music, #2 on Hype Machine’s Top 10 Most Blogged Artists of the week and Spotify support including NMF (UK & Japan), The Indie List, Summer Indie, Hot New Bands, Transistor, One Week One Playlist. It’s the follow up to recent singles ‘Wake Up Freya’ and ‘Friends’.
Bobby Brackins Recruits P-Lo and Marc E. Bassy for the Exotic Video for “Whiplash 2.0”
Bobby Brackins’ supernatural ability to find the perfect hook helps him tear up charts as both an artist and a songwriter. Giving us an appealing glimpse into his hedonistic lifestyle, Bobby shares “Whiplash 2.0,” his latest video. Joined by fellow Bay Area maestros Marc E. Bassy and P-Lo, Bobby crafts a bouncy summer jam, complete with manipulated vocals and a singable bassline via producer Nic Nac. In the video, premiered by XXL, Bobby, P-Lo, and Bassy relax by the pool with a cadre of supermodels, enjoying swan floats and popsicles in the Northern California sun. Directed by Bobby himself, “Whiplash 2.0” is the latest single from …To Kill For, Bobby’s upcoming EP. Featuring appearances from Jeremih, G-Eazy, Marc E. Bassy, Olivia O’Brien, August Grant, and Joy, and with production from Nic Nac,, Count Bassy, and Davidior, …To Kill For arrives on August 24th via EMPIRE.
WATCH “BECOMING BILLIE EILISH” ON VEVO
The third installment of Vevo’s LIFT series featuring Billie Eilish arrives today. Told by Eilish herself, the new video titled “Becoming Billie Eilish” exclusively highlights the evolution of her career and the unapologetic artist she aspires to be. Eilish tells Vevo, “The only thing that doesn’t change about me is the fact that I’m going to change over and over again.”
Rejoicer + Mndsgn on “Purple T-Shirts”
Rejoicer, a.k.a. Yuvi Havkin, is a musician and producer who splices together funk, hip-hop, breakbeats and jazz rhythms. Today he shares the next track off forthcoming album ‘Energy Dreams,’ featuring labelmate Mndsgn. Watch the animated video for “Purple T-Shirts”:
Nef The Pharaoh Recruits Dej Loaf for the Candy-Coated and Romantic “What We Have”
Bending his elastic flow around hyperactive Bay Area beats, Nef The Pharaoh is the Crown Prince of the East Bay. Opening up for an emotionally vulnerable and romantic new single, Nef shares “What We Have,” his latest single. Rhyming and singing over a glistening, tempo-shifting instrumental from Juneonnabeat, Nef pledges his devotion to his number one, working through his relationship problems and expressing the depths of his love. Featuring an appearance from Dej Loaf, who contributes a delicate and melodic opening verse, the HotNewHipHop-premiered “What We Have” is a highlight from The Big Chang Theory, Nef’s upcoming album. “What We Have” follows “86,” a rowdy and violent club single, premiered last week via Complex.
Yoshi Flower Signs To Interscope Records and Releases New Track “Brown Paper Bag”
Writer, producer, and multi-genre artist Yoshi Flower today announces his signing to Interscope Records with new track “Brown Paper Bag”. Written and produced by Yoshi himself, the vibrant track combines elements of hip hop and electronic music, sounds that the Detroit born up and comer grew up with.
The track was Zane Lowe’s World First today on Beats 1 Radio on Apple Music and is now available on GRDN (his own imprint) / Interscope Records via all digital retailers HERE.
PROTOJE & CHRONIXX RETURN TO THE SCREEN
Director Dan Regan says their approach “was really to metaphorically convey how nothing is guaranteed. We wanted to distort the natural order of things, defy gravity.” Protoje adds, “With this video, it was all about the mood and showing faces and snippets of real life.” Regan concludes: “The people of Port Royal really helped us bring that to life allowing us to document their everyday practices and routines and then visually altering the order of these outcomes.”
ATLANTIC RECORDS UNVEILS “PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING)”
PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, with original music and lyrics by GRAMMY® Award-winner Bryan Adams and his longtime songwriting partner Jim Vallance, a book by the film’s legendary director Garry Marshall and screenwriter J.F. Lawton, and direction and choreography by two-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (KINKY BOOTS, LEGALLY BLONDE, HAIRSPRAY), will open at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Thursday, August 16th. PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL stars Samantha Barks and three-time Tony Award-nominee and Laurence Olivier Award winner Andy Karl; “PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING)” is produced by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance.
LSD evolved as a natural kinship amongst artists, initiated by songwriters Labrinth and Sia who came together one night to write a song and quickly realized there were many more waiting to be penned. Their undeniable musical chemistry evolved and they were soon joined by Diplo, who rounded out the trio. Their debut album will be released via RECORDS LLC./Columbia later this year.