New Tim Carr Single
Tim Carr is a Los Angeles based singer, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist. His music is a stunning mix of instrumental interludes, and minimal folkesque songs inspired by African rhythms, melodies of the French Romantics and 60s pop.
London’s Rude Audio preview ‘To The Sun’ off ‘Rude Redux’ EP
Rude Audio are proud to announce their new ‘Rude Redux’ EP, slated for release on October 8 through Zirkus Records. Featuring five tracks, this new release sees the band refine their trademark sound, and fusing their love of woozy dub with throbbing electronics. Here, house music, flecked with Arab and Indian vibes, also shamelessly cavorts with dub.
FUTURE USSES: Revolver Premieres “Heavenly Superperson” From Ambient Sludge Rock Unit Featuring Members Of Intronaut And Bereft
An astounding instrumental record of devastatingly heavy, oppressively slow, yet shimmering and lush sludge-paced rock, run through a filter of nightmarish psychedelia, and mixed by Converge’s Kurt Ballou at GodCity Studio, it’s hard to believe that The Existential Haunting is really a debut album. The trio’s sound comes across too shrewd, too canny, and too sophisticated. But while FUTURE USSES has only played a handful of shows in their short career, main songwriter Sacha Dunable has been a member of Intronaut for almost fifteen years and dabbled with various doom metal projects, like Bereft. FUTURE USSES takes small elements of what those bands do and magnifies them, combining the crushing, slow-motion power of doom with the atmosphere and dense harmonic tendencies of Intronaut.
Following twenty albums over 50 years, Yoko Ono’s Warzone is strikingly different from any record she has made previously, but it is also strikingly different from any album that anyone is making…
Yoko revisits and reimagines 13 songs from her past work, spanning 1970-2009, the lyrics and messages still pertinent—perhaps even more pertinent—in 2018. “The world is so messed up. Things are very difficult for everybody. It’s a warzone that we are living in…” says Ono. “I like to create things in a new way. Every day things change.”
GASHI SHARES NEW SINGLE “CREEP ON ME” FT. FRENCH MONTANA AND DJ SNAKE
Generating over 100 million streams across all platforms, Brooklyn’sGASHI is hip-hop’s next crossover superstar. Coming through with a hook-filled, Afropop-inflected jam for the late summer, GASHI shares “Creep On Me,” his new single via Honesty Saves Time/RCA Records. Dancing above a syncopated instrumental with a smoothly rhythmic vocal, GASHI describes the process of falling head over heels in love with someone who shows affection in private but plays hard to get in public. Produced by Cirkut, with an appearance from French Montana and additional production from DJ Snake, the first guest artists to ever appear on one of GASHI’s singles, “Creep On Me” is a bright blast of fresh air and a perfect fit for the radio.
Grace Carter Shares New Track “Why Her Not Me”
As with all of Grace’s songs, “Why Her Not Me” strikes the listener to the core. Although its message could be universal, the meaning behind it is much more personal, tackling subjects such as jealousy and abandonment. The dynamic with her father and his lack of presence in her early life inspires much of her music. Grace explains, “These songs are like the letters I never got to write. They’re everything I wanted to say but never could until now. “
Aaron Lee Tasjan To Release “Karma For Cheap” August 31st
Aaron Lee Tasjan is set to return with Karma for Cheap on August 31st, 2018 via New West Records. The 10-song set is the follow up to Tasjan’s critically acclaimed 2016 New West Records debut Silver Tears which was named one of the best albums of that year by multiple outlets including NPR Music.
DEAD SARA PREMIERE “ANYBODY” MUSIC VIDEO
Los Angeles-based alternative rock band Dead Sara have premiered the music video for latest single “Anybody,” off their Atlantic Records debut EP, Temporary Things Taking Up Space. The Cory James Bailey-directed visual premiered today via NYLON, who raved that “‘Anybody’ is the perfect adventuresome, end-of-summer anthem, and the visuals are a perfect match.”
The band will embark on their fall headline tour next month, kicking off September 5th in Phoenix, AZ and continuing through October with a hometown headline show at Los Angeles’ Teragram Ballroom on October 20th. For tour dates and ticket info, please visit deadsara.com.
New single from Van Bobbi
The journey of Van Bobbi began in Downtown Los Angeles on 8th/Spring street in the fall of 2016. With the desire to create a project that reflected the musicians love of R&B, pop, funk and Afro-beat, Van Bobbi created a musical entity fusing elements of all his favorite genres, while seeking influence from the likes of Van Morrison to Janet Jackson, to Chromeo and Blood Orange.
Cleveland Trapper Doe Boy Teams with Young Thug & 808 Mafia for 88 Birdz Mixtape
Though he proudly reps Cleveland, few people have more easily earned the respect of ATL’s rap cognoscenti than FBG’s Doe Boy. Serving up a glistening plate of hard-nosed and deeply textured trap music, Doe Boy shares 88 Birdz, his new mixtape. Executive produced by Young Thug, who appears on the Billboard-premiered “Slimey As It Get,” 88 Birdz is a showcase for Doe Boy’s hypnotic flows and understated bars, as he rhymes about his troubled childhood, his recent prison stay, and his aspirations to reach the upper echelons of the rap game.
Smashing Pumpkins Concert To Be Live-streamed By Live Nation On Twitter This Friday
The Smashing Pumpkins are currently on the road for their Shiny And Oh So Bright North American arena tour. Produced by Live Nation, the tour is the band’s first in nearly 20 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, and James Iha. Longtime Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder, bassist Jack Bates, and keyboardist Katie Cole round out the lineup. Critics were quick to praise the tour’s opening dates as “a massive gift to their fans” (Uproxx), “a triumphant performance” (Arizona Republic), and “an uplifting spectacle” (Loudwire). Tickets for the tour’s remaining dates are available now at www.smashingpumpkins.com, LiveNation.com, and via the Live Nation App.
Minor Moon – Sacrificial Animal single
Minor Moon’s latest single Sacrificial Animal, is a playful, guitar-driven spirit journey through layers of disillusionment. At once cynical and searching, dark-minded and light-footed, it’s the feverish soundtrack of a modern duality cracking open and still refusing to reveal an easy way out.
Centering around the juxtaposed images of a ritual animal sacrifice and an unkempt apartment, singer/songwriter Sam Cantor’s dusky lyrics float in and out of major licks and dramatic pauses, stopping to reflect at the song’s moment of greatest potency: “Maybe I feel betrayed by the holy and the profane.”
Julia Why? Reveal New Single ‘Pocket’
Forcing you to sit up and listen, Sydney based Julia Why? shares their new unapologetic single ‘Pocket’, taken from their forthcoming album. They’ll also be taking their music to the people with a mega east coast tour this September.
Drenched in distortion, ‘Pocket’ is slower than what’s expected for the garage-rock trio but no less devastating. Commenting on recent reforms, Julia Wylie explains, “I wrote this song after the government announced it wanted to drug test welfare recipients. When people are down and out, they need help – not another knee-jerk policy that demonises vulnerable people and does nothing to address what leads to addiction in the first place.”
AFL player stars in music video for DIET’s ‘Game Plan’
Just a day out from the release of their Sundown EP, DIET have gifted an absolute rip-snorter film clip for final single ‘Game Plan’.
Premiering last night on football meme page The Carlton Draft, the ‘Game Plan’ video stars Jack Turner and Western Bulldogs’ Tom Liberatore in a side-splitting late night TV spectacle.
Italian Hard Rockers BAD BONES Announce Brand New Album Release
Hard rock heroes Bad Bones are set to unleash their fifth album High Rollers worldwide via Sliptrick Records on October 23rd. It’s a no compromise, tough and heavy record that will literally shake your bones. The amazing voice of Max Malmerenda (very close to Badland’s singer Ray Gillen) will lead you on a journey made of furious hard rock and outstanding melodies. If you can imagine Van Halen, Scorpions, Mororhead and a glimpse of Iron Maiden mixed together, you’ll be getting close to the unique sound of Bad Bones. Sergio Aschieris Guitar riffs and solos touch perfection and the pounding bass of Steve Balocco united with the killer drumming of his brother Lele, produce a wall of sound that takes no prisoners.
NEWS: Paul Kelly announces new album, ‘Nature,’ set for gloibal release on October 12th
Following the triumphant success of his 2017 album Life Is Fine, Australia’s greatest and most enduring songwriter, Paul Kelly, returns in 2018 with his new studio album Nature, set for global release on October 12, 2018.
Nature is launched by the single “With the One I Love” and a video directed by Siân Darling, shot in Melbourne’s Old Magistrates’ Court, where Ned Kelly was famously tried and sentenced to death in 1880. Kelly explains, “I’m on trial in the witness box, Mojo Juju plays the judge and Vika and Linda are my defence lawyers.”
Theophilus London Reveals Collab With Giggs + ‘Bebey’ Lyric Video
After dropping his surprise project ‘Nights B4 BeBey’ earlier this month, Theophilus London debuts his latest single, ‘Bebey’, via My Bebey Records/Independently Popular. “Bebey” showcases Theo’s new sound; capturing the state of his effortless creativity and uniqueness with the record’s summer melodies, charismatic wordplay, and an undeniable island groove that only he could create.
‘Bebey’ is the focus track of his forthcoming album, due out later this year. As one of the originators of contemporary cool returns to music, Theophilus gives us a first taste of what to expect on his latest project.
Zedd Shares Video for “Happy Now” with Elley Duhé
Multi-platinum GRAMMY Award-winning artist, DJ & producer Zedd has shared the video for his latest single, “Happy Now” with Elley Duhé (Interscope Records). Directed by Dori Oskowitz (Justin Bieber, Kesha, Jack White), the video finds two couples enjoying themselves poolside at a modern house in the desert, but then flashes back to the night before where it becomes clear there’s an underlying tension. Will they be Happy Now?
John Lennon’s Iconic “Imagine” Celebrated With Six-Disc “Ultimate Collection” Box Set
On October 5, Geffen/UMe celebrates the apex of John Lennon’s solo career with a six-disc box set, Imagine – The Ultimate Collection. This historical, remixed and remastered 140-track collection is fully authorized by Yoko Ono Lennon, who oversaw the production and creative direction. Spread across four CDs and two Blu-ray discs, this truly unique expanded edition offers a variety of listening experiences that are at once immersive and intimate, ranging from the brand new Ultimate Mixes of the iconic album, which reveal whole new levels of sonic depth, definition and clarity to these timeless songs, to the Raw Studio Mixes that allow listeners to hear Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band’s original, unadorned performances, to enveloping 5.1 surround sound mixes, and a Quadrasonic Album Mix, presenting the original four speaker mix remastered in Quadrasonic sound for the first time in nearly fifty years.
Rising alt-rockers FEVA release gripping new single ‘Uneasy’
Rising alt-rockers FEVA storm back into the limelight with gripping new single Uneasy, furthering their reputation as one of the North East’s biggest emerging indie talents.
With a seemingly endless production line of ready-made anthems, the Newcastle quartet continue to impress with their heaviest release to date, a relentless onslaught of noise that draws welcome comparisons to the likes of Sundara Karma and The Amazons.
Two-spirit native artist Mich Cota shares first single ‘Kija / Care’ via Paper Magazine
Newcomer Mich Cota has today shared the first single and video taken from her debut album via Paper Magazine., both titled Kijà / Care. The singular artist has also announced her debut album will be released on 2nd November via revered indie label Tin Angel Records.
The language of sound has always been ingrained in Mich Cota’s identity. As a two-spirit woman, raised by a native father and a white mother in Southern Ontario, Cota began composing small melodies on the piano from the age of three to create her own sacred space in an intensely religious home. Inspired by her countryside surroundings, she would ingrain herself in nature, imagining herself in a place free of theology and restraint.
The Milk Carton Kids share first video from new record
Today, The Milk Carton Kids unveil the music video for “Younger Years” from their sophomore album All The Things That I Did and All The Things That I Didn’t Do. Recorded in a live, minimal setting at Layman Studios in Nashville, the “Younger Years” video displays The Milk Carton Kids’ evolution from a folk duo to full 7 piece band. All The Things That I Did and All The Things That I Didn’t Do is streaming now at all DSPs.
neek Shares “something new something blue” (ft. Saro) Via The 405
LA-based electronic artist and producer neek shares her new single “something new something blue” (ft. Saro), and its accompanying visual. The 405 premiered the single, and announced her forthcoming debut EP, with praise, stating, “Dealing with pain, loss, and longing, ‘Something New Something Blue,’ and Words I Shouldn’t Have as a whole, explores some of the most difficult emotions with a stunning amount of candor and vulnerability. According to both neek and Saro, this would not have been possible without their unique chemistry.” words i shouldn’t have EP is due out October 19th on Mateo Sound.