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CYN Premieres Official Video For ‘Holy Roller’

Today, CYN unveils the official video for “Holy Roller.” The Ally Pankiw-directedvideo sees CYN leading her devoted followers in a series of rituals against the backdrop of a retro-50s-inspired bowling alley. The video premiered on V Magazine, who championed the song for bringing “an unexpected grit to her tender persona.” Talking about the video, CYN explains “The video for ‘Holy Roller’ is truly a collaboration of all involved resulting in our version of a girl cult with a side of wink,” she continues. “This video is meant to provoke some thought and definitely meant to make you smile! When I wrote the song, I was trying to relax and not take myself too seriously— the same goes for the video. I was aiming for something true to me, and this video hints at how I was raised and what I believe now.”

BRAVO DELTA Release Video for Single “Fire”

Las Vegas American Hard Rock band Bravo Delta have released and inspiring video for their single “Fire” off of their first full length album Unbreakable that released on February 1st, 2019. The band has also announced tour dates that kick off on June 7th in Ogden, Utah at Kamikaze’s. More dates to be announced.


“This song was inspired by real life experiences and I wanted every word to be heartfelt while watching the video,” says Chucc WhYte.


COLD CURSE Premieres “Burning” Via Decibel Magazine

COLD CURSE’s Violent Measure was recorded by Erol Ulug at Bright Lights Basement in Santa Ana, California, and completed with artwork by Manuscript Of Death. With four pummeling tracks, Violent Measure is a ripping introduction to this volatile act, and a must-hear for fans of Entombed, Dismember, Nails, Black Breath, and All Pigs Must Die.

Track Premiere: Cold Curse – ‘Burning’

‘Real Estate Sale’ by WILLIS

This melodic rock song makes your body move with catchy rhythm and vocals. WILLIS have vast experience in producing songs with a remarkable sound and a specific characteristic that makes them unique in their genre.

Skope Magazine – Lxandra New Single, “Swimming Pools”, Out Now!

Lxandra is a fresh-faced 21-year-old living in Berlin with a record deal under her belt. Her passion for singing started from a young age, and her visit to Finnish producer Perttu Kurttila in Berlin in early 2015 was a turning point in her life.

The Color Study // new single ‘Without’

“It was an incredibly tough time,” the Bend, Oregon-based artist acknowledges. “I was living in my recording studio while trying to figure out which end was up. I threw myself into making something instead of passing the time doing what I was doing which was not very productive or healthy.

Modern Crusoe Releases New Single via VENTS Magazine

Through the sleepy haze of Santa Barbara’s calm waters emerges one of California’s most exciting talents in today’s independent music scene, known to the world as Modern Crusoe. The budding artist behind the creative moniker, Chris Bindloss, is actually a relative newcomer to the professional music world as he only began to write and play music seriously a few years ago. Despite his career being so new, he’s been recently gaining traction for his latest project, Foreign Language, and finding himself landing in some of Spotify’s most coveted playlists, including Fresh Finds and Acoustic Spring, as well as receiving coverage from some major music blogs like Indie Folx and Open Ears Music.

“Mockingbird, the new single from Modern Crusoe

Country Artist Awarded $24,000 Judgment Against Indy Silverado Records

Country artist David Adam Byrnes, whose single “Beer Bucket List” went #1 on the Texas Music Charts in March, has been awarded a $24,000 judgement against independent label Silverado Records, Inc.

“The present legal dispute arose primarily over the course of last year when my manager and I began to voice concerns to the label about my music and things that we believed the label should and shouldn’t be doing,” said Byrnes.


Of ‘The First One’, Astrid says: “The First One” is about how your first love can affect you for a long time, often at the expense of your later relationships. I got to sing this song on tour before it was released which was a really cool experience because I was able to see everyone’s reaction and people’s faces when they heard the song for the first time. I’m so excited to put it out for everyone to hear it!”

The Ballad of Jethro Tull – Official History Book

The Ballad of Jethro Tull is the hotly anticipated official illustrated history of the legendary prog rock band, due for publication by Rocket 88 Books in November 2019.

Today, Ian Anderson announced two new recordings have been created especially for the project. The first, ‘The Ballad of Jethro Tull’ is a narrative poem written and read by Ian Anderson over a unique and original mix of classic Tull music, produced by Anderson himself – and named after the title of the book. The b-side is Ian reading Walter Scott’s 1808 poem, ‘Marmion’ with musical backing composed for the recording and played by John O’Hara (current Tull keyboard player) on a cathedral organ.

All The Colours return with intoxicating rock single ‘Tear It Down’

“Tear it down and start again,” goes the infectious thorough-line of All The Colours’ new single; a fitting return from one of Melbourne’s beloved rock bands, ‘Tear It Down’ heralds a new chapter. One marked by voracity and a hunger for more insatiable alt-rock sounds

Swedish alt-pop duo Vola Tila return with wistful new single ‘Turn Back Time’

It’s possible you’ve already heard the work of Swedish producers Johannes Henriksson and Richard Andersson, having recently written and produced singles for US electronica outfit Passion Pit. But Vola Tila is a completely different beast. Formed in 2018, the project became the pairs main focus, allowing them to create the music they craved to make as well as being an escape from the algorithm-driven pop music they’ve been involved in writing and producing for several years. Their new track “Turn Back Time” arrives as the second instalment of Vola Tila’s debut EP “Personality Apocalypse”. The E.P was recorded in collaboration with Sonic Boom (MGMT, Panda Bear, Spacemen 3) and Stockholm producer Charlie Storm.