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HELLO COSMOS – Reveal ‘Frequency Fields’ ahead of Independence Day EP release

Hallmarked with the transformative soundscapes and star-scudding sonic ingenuities that definitively blueprint the output of this Manchester collective, ‘Frequency Fields’ arrives as a tantalising forecast of the Run For President EP that impacts on 4th July 2019 (Via Cosmic Glue Records).

Tom Fleming (of Wild Beasts) Announces New Project, One True Pairing | Shares First Song “One True Pairing”

Tom Fleming, former Wild Beasts songwriter, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist is back with a new project, One True Pairing.

Today, he shares the first song from his new guise, “One True Pairing”. Amidst discordant guitar and aggressive synth, Fleming’s inimitable voice calls out: “And I’m not some kind of white knight, I was burning all my hope and all my life.”

LA garage-rock: Tracy Bryant releases “Nightmare” + announces new album 8/30

Los Angeles songwriter/musician Tracy Bryant debuts “Nightmare” from his forthcoming full-length Hush due out August 30th, 2019 via First and Foremost Records. Known for his rollicking, zoned out garage-rock, Bryant returns to form on “The Nightmare.” IMPOSE Magazine praised the “dueling guitars, pulsating percussion, and hypnotic choruses,” saying, “Bryant crafts a searing garage-pop anthem”

Artist-Production Duo COASTCITY Drops Retro Alternative Single “Juicio Criminal”

2X Grammy nominated COASTCITY release a follow up single to their previous single “Nadie Es Santo,” continuing the storyline of two people with an undeniable attraction who find themselves at the intersection of desire and infidelity.

“In ‘Juicio Criminal’ we now see this couple battling with trust issues and infidelity transforming their bedroom into what feels like a court room. It’s that feeling of being trapped in a relationship due to your own insecurities, something we can all relate to,” explains Jean Rodriguez, lead vocals and co-author.

Slacker-shoegazers BDRMM link up with iconic label Sonic Cathedral for new single ‘Question Mark’

Channelling hazy adolescent disconnection into a washy synthesis of the synth soaked Beach House, jangly slackers DIIV and otherworldly shoegazers Slowdive, bdrmm combine a flair for weaving together dreamy sonic textures and introverted, personal small-town sketches. They’ve found a kindred spirit in cult shoegaze label Sonic Cathedral (Spectres, Lorelle Meets The Obsolete, Echo Ladies), who are releasing gently anthemic new single Question Mark in both digital & 7″ form as part of their Singles Club series.


Elektra recording group Young the Giant has unveiled the official video for “Heat of the Summer,” the new single off of the band’s latest album, Mirror Master. The track – perfect for your Fourth of July weekend playlist – is currently ascending the Alternative radio charts.

debut single from Timisoara – ‘Traveling Light’

After some years of activity in styling, fashion design, photography and illustration, I finally decided to embrace music. Being inspired by a lifelong passion for music and by other musicians that I worked with, I decided to become a vocalist and music producer.

Traveling Light is my debut single and I think it is a dream pop track.

Swanes (Kitsuné, Future Classic, Radio 1) | Share ‘The Hard Way’

Radio 1-tipped Toronto duo, SWANES, comprising of brothers Michael and Stefan Bildy, are today sharing their butter-smooth new single, ‘The Hard Way’ – listen here. The glistening new downtempo-R&B cut follows previous releases on French/Japanese label, Kitsuné (Parcels, Hot Chip, Simian Mobile Disco) and will be supported with a duo of dates in Toronto on July 28 at The Baby Gand August 6 at The Burdock. Both shows come in support of the Raptors’ recent NBA success story.

Frank Turner announces new album dedicated to telling stories of dynamic women

FRANK TURNER has announced details of his forthcoming eighth new album, NO MAN’S LAND, released on August 16th on Xtra Mile Recordings/Polydor Records. With GRAMMY® winning producer Catherine Marks (St. Vincent, Local Natives) at the helm and featuring a dynamic cast of all-female musicians, NO MAN’S LAND is an album dedicated to telling the fascinating stories of women whose incredible lives have all too often been overlooked. “These stories should have been told already,” says Turner of the album and its accompanying podcast series, “Tales From No Man’s Land” which launches its first episode today. “And I suspect if they were men they would be better known.”

THUNDERFUCK & THE DEADLY ROMANTICS Release ‘Drink This Party Dry’ Music Video

Canadian dirty hard rockers THUNDERFUCK & THE DEADLY ROMANTICS, have released a music video for ‘Drink This Party Dry’, the song is taken from their new album ‘Dirty Sleazy Rock’n’Roll’, which will be out on July 26th via Cargo Records UK.

Electronic Act THE BRUTE: Announces New LONESOME HERO/AND I WANT YOU Split Single & Video

Electronic act, THE BRUTE: is very pleased to announce the reclease of their new “Lonesome Hero”/”And I Want You” and their new video for “Lonesome Hero.”

For fans of David Bowie, Depeche Mode & Recoil:

London alt-rockers Heavy Heart share entrancing new release ‘Cry Ice’

“Lush alt-rock with tremendous promise…a dreamy tapestry of sadness” – The Line Of Best Fit

L.A. Hard-Hitter Rucci Shares Latin-Flavored Slapper “La Bamba”

“… L.A.’s most exciting rappers at the moment, capturing the raw energy of their respective neighborhoods on tracks like ‘Arco’ and ‘Like Woah.'” – The FADER

WIND ROSE To Release New Album Wintersaga on September 27th!

After their breakthrough album “Stonehymn,” appearances at major festivals as Bloodstock Open Air and successful tours with bands like Finntroll, Wintersun, Ensiferum and Eluveitie, WIND ROSE are now ready to continue their journey through mountains, ice and snow! The Dwarven army is now stronger than ever and so will be the next album. The Dwarf and his army are coming and with them a new wave of folk power metal!

Dress Code Track: Ride Tonight

Dress Code returns in time with a Summer single, ‘Ride Tonight”. The single combines EDM with some rock elements. The single starts off with the stripped catchy melody. The listener is then introduced to the driving 4/4 beat with an infectious vocal performance. Undoubtedly, ‘Ride Tonight’ has the ability to resonate with EDM aficionados as the single contains every ‘feel good’ element and the anthemic melody. As the single progresses, the listener is introduced to the gritty electric guitar lead. Dress Code delivers a single that brings elements from different genres into one danceable single.

Chrissie Hynde releases new song; plays Hollywood Bowl with LA Philharmonic this weekend

Chrissie Hynde has today revealed her new track today, “Que Reste-t-il De nos Amours?” The track is a new interpretation of the original by Charles Trenet and comes ahead of the release of Hynde’s new album Valve Bone Woe on September 6 via BMG.

Stream/Share Wildlife’s new single “Wasted”

Wildlife erupted onto the stage with Strike Hard, Young Diamond in 2010. The band carried their ethos of live inclusivity with an ever-increasing desire to tear down the barrier between artist and audience. They followed up in 2013 with On the Heart, a mixture of sweat, screams and tears from the studio. The record’s hit single “Lightning Tent” was a national radio success, injecting Wildlife’s signature sound into everything from beer commercials to Hollywood films. They pushed forward with Age of Everything in 2016, jumping to the top of indie rock playlists the internet over.

FOSCOR Announce New Album Details, Premiere First Single

Catalan atmospheric metal band FOSCOR will release their latest studio album, ‘Els Sepulcres Blancs,’ on September 6 via Season of Mist! The band have revealed the tracklisting and cover art, which can be found below. In conjunction with the announcement, they have released the first track from the effort, ‘Cel Rogent,” which can be heard via Overdrive Mag at THIS LOCATION.

Wilkinson drops high-energy video for single ‘All For You’

Drum and bass superstar Wilkinson has dropped an energetic, Ibiza-themed official video for latest single ‘All For You’ ft. Karen Harding.


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