JOYOUS WOLF Release New Single “Place In Time”
Southern California based Rock band JOYOUS WOLF has released the first two singles off of their upcoming EP, Place in Time, “Quiet Heart” and “Place In Time,” which is due out 4/19 via Roadrunner Records.
Kim Viera Releases New Single “Here For Ya” Today
The track is powered by a throwback beat and sultry production, building toward a seismic and soaring refrain carried by Kim’s powerhouse voice. The two versions in English and Spanglish speak to her worldwide appeal.
The music of BANNERS ascends towards steeple-size heights, lifted by frontman Michael Nelson’s dynamic delivery and exquisite song craft, as well as the robust presence and impressive instrumental chops of his band. The group hones this expansive and cinematic delivery in 2019 with a bevy of new releases and extensive touring around the world.
“This album is about one main character: this guy, me, who’s out there following his dream to have his music heard, but at the same time, he’s just trying to get home,” says lead singer Simon Ward. “The reason it’s called Rattlesnake is because it’s about him facing his fears head on. Shedding his skin, evolving, and realizing he’s got these three kids that he’s responsible for. Little humans, they’re more important than anything. They have a way of really anchoring you.”
UNKLE Release The Road: Part II / Lost Highway TODAY
UNKLE have just released their new album THE ROAD: PART II / LOST HIGHWAY through frontman James Lavelle’s label Songs For The Def. The album, which is split into two acts, is the follow-up to the highly acclaimed The Road: Part 1. The highly anticipated record has already made headlines with tastemakers like Pitchfork, Stereogum, SPIN, and KEXP!
Ambient duo AVA share moving debut single ‘Waves’ inspired by the chaos of Brexit
AVA is Anna Phoebe and Aisling Brouwer – a duo who create ambient soundscapes based on intricate interplay between violin and piano. Both are professional composers in their own right; Aisling for film and TV and Anna for the Royal Ballet School (as well as a session musician for multi-platinum selling bands and artists), but it is through AVA that the pair carve out their own musical identity in collaboration with each other. They are set to release their debut album Waves on One Little Indian Records (Poppy Ackroyd, Manu Delago, Roger Goula, Gabriel Olafs, Amiina, Björk), on July 12th – a deeply personal record written for those looking to find solace in a world full of unrest.
NEW RELEASE: Jordan Kahn – “Voices in My Head” now available everywhere
Said Yelawolf: “Trunk Muzik 3 is my third installment to the Trunk Muzik series where I’m getting back to these 808’s and classic southern rap cadences. Of all the album styles and songs I’ve released over the years, this was the most fun project to make. I’m inspired again and I’m proud to be releasing it with my SHADY family! Time to fuck shit up and GET BUCK!
Here are our editors’ picks for this week’s most noteworthy new releases. Check out a specific album or visit our New Releases page for more information.
Just in time for Brexit, Los Angeles based artist and UK expat Greg Holden has released his fourth studio album World War Me in conjunction with BMG Recordings.
Quinn Lewis Releases “Pushing All My Friends Away”
Today, Australian pop singer-songwriter Quinn Lewis shares his brand new single, “Pushing All My Friends Away” via Small Giant/Arista Records. The heartfelt track notably arrives on the heels of announcing his US tour dates supporting Kevin Garrett.
TOM & COLLINS GIVE NEW LIFE TO A CLASSIC IN THEIR NEW SINGLE “DON’T DREAM IT’S OVER”
RYBE “Freedom Rider” New Single & Video!
Darkroom/Interscope Records artist Billie Eilish has released her highly anticipated debut album, accompanied with a brand new music video for her latest single ‘bad guy,’ out today.
“‘Feel You Now’ is about the struggle between your head and your heart. Fear or love. A common topic of conversation for Rocky and myself,” stated Ross about the track. “This is the song that our uncle Shor thinks is a f’n smash.”
Phase One, the pummeling debut EP from Los Angeles hardcore punk instigators SECTION H8, is officially out now through Flatspot Records. Comprised of members who also play in Downpresser, Minus, Product Of Waste, Human Garbage, Nomads, Furious Styles, and more, Phase One is a point-blank blast of unrelenting hardcore rage, unloading five tracks in barely eight minutes.
Preston Lovinggood – “Moon Fever”
Of the single Preston said, “Moon Fever is about wanting something that’s always out of reach. The insatiable desire for one another, for walking into the sunset with the girl of your dreams and waking up and realizing in fact that was a dream.”
Dark Folk/Post Rock Project SULDUSK Reveals “Lunar Falls” Full Album Stream
Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, SULDUSK – a new project led by other-worldly frontwoman Emily Highfield – weaves acoustic tones of dark folk with elements of doom, atmospheric black metal and post rock. SULDUSK will release their debut full-length album, entitled Lunar Falls,on April 12, 2019. The album is available for pre-order now via Bandcamp.
Buza & Eric Remy // EDM Duo team up to release new single “Into The Fire” Today!
EDM artists Buza and Eric Remy release their new track “Into the Fire” today. The track incorporates finely crafted beats that will have audiences dancing and head-banging, whether it’s in the crowd at a music festival or in the privacy of their own home. The song’s impactful lyrics emphasize the journey of surviving when “days are dark” and the idea that everybody needs someone to connect with. It features the artist Drone whose vocal ability and power complement the beat of the adrenaline-fueled track.
for Skope: NGHTMRE & A$AP Ferg team up on “REDLIGHT” [out now on Ultra Records]
NEW MUSIC FRIDAY! COSHA TG RELEASES “WAR” FT. LIL ZAY OSAMA
This marks the group’s first release under their newly minted deal with Britannia Row Recordings and BMG. In support of the album, JOHNNYSWIM will embark on a North American tour beginning May 3 in St. Louis, MO.
“This song is all about that moment when I didn’t want to believe what I was hearing. That moment when even though there were already so many lies – what I would give to be told beautiful lies so the truth wouldn’t hurt so bad,” Jana says of the song.
Polly Gibbons, Resonance Records
A Brilliant Lie Deliver Explosive Video via PopMatter Ahead of New EP Out 3/29/19
“The video for new single “Unwoven” captures the barely contained potency of a band firing on all cylinders. Opening with a salvo of incendiary guitars and a cavalcade of pounding drums, A Brilliant Lie weave chaos, beauty, and noise together to fashion a vital sonic onslaught with singer Tara Lightfoot leading the charge. Riding a super tight hook, “Unwoven” sprints to an incessant chorus that quickly takes hold and doesn’t let go.” (PopMatters)
RAGE OF LIGHT Release Official Video For “Battlefront”!
Over the past twenty years, when musicians and producers in Southern California have needed fresh R&B, funk, or hip hop beats, they’ve called on drummer Jake Najor. A former bandmember of Breakestra, Incredible Moses Leroy, and The Styletones, Najor has performed or recorded with scores of noteworthy artists, including TV on the Radio, Raphael Saadiq, Kelis, Joss Stone, Big Daddy Kane, De La Soul, Karl Denson, Rodriguez and Empire of the Sun.
RAINNE Drops Bone Chilling Single “Psycho Killer”
When it rains it pours, as is the case for dark alt-pop duo, RAINNE in their new single “Psycho Killer.” Featuring powerful vocals, dark lyrics of a lover’s uncontrollable passion, and a strong bass line, “Psycho Killer” strikes ferociously into the sound waves of the night. “Psycho Killer” is now available to stream and download on digital media platforms worldwide.
New York Reggae artist Louis Atlas took the stage with his band, The All World Band recently at New York’s legendary downtown showcase venue DROM. The All World Band includes guitarist Andy Bassford (whose session credits include a record with Rihanna as well as several with Shaggy, including last year’s collaboration with Sting), keyboardist Aya Kato (Meta and the Cornerstones, Trans-Siberian Orchestra), bassist Rupert McKenzie (Meta and the Cornerstones, The Talking Dreads), drummer Wayne Fletcher (Burning Spear, Andrew Tosh) and singer Kim Miller.
DEANTÉ HITCHCOCK RELEASES NEW VIDEO FOR “CHANGED FOR YOU (FEAT. CHILDISH MAJOR)”