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This season just got hotter with the release of Saweetie’s official ‘My Type’ video, which was directed by DAPS.

DELANEY to release Do It For Me / June 28th, 2019

Originally from small town roots in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, Delaney had dreams of a different life to the quiet area she grew up in, studying piano from the age of 7 and then going on to graduate high school early to attend Berklee College of Music, she received a degree in songwriting at the age of 20. Now based in LA Delaney’s journey in music has been a lifelong pursuit and has lead her down a number of different avenues; each with it’s own influence on her artistry.

Out: the acclaimed new album from Judah & The Lion ‘Pep Talks’

Pulling together the twang of folk, the beat of hip-hop, the drive of rock & roll and the punch of pop this album is a brilliantly eclectic, musical journey shaped around vocalist Judah Akers’ experience of life when, during the time the band were sharing stages with heroes, touring the world and hitting new chart highs, behind the scenes his family was falling apart in a hail of alcoholism and affairs, death and divorce.

Kara Marni Drops New Single “Opposite”

Red hot following a powerhouse performance at Glastonbury Festival this past weekend, critically acclaimed rising British R&B star Kara Marni shares a brand new single entitled “Opposite” today.


After living in Austin, Texas for over a decade now, Arkansas Dave is now finding his stride. A year after the release of his debut album, Dave finds himself writing for his sophomore record and road testing his new material. 2018 proved that this rising talent made his indelible mark in Americana and Roots rock music.

Video Premiere: Arkansas Dave “Diamonds”

Manu Delago (Björk, Olafur Arnalds) announces new album based on sleep cycles; ‘Circadian’

“The album could very much sit wonderfully amongst the contemporary classical giants of the present, but there is no escaping its distinctiveness” The 405

Jess Day Snarls on her Honest New Single ‘Rabbit Hole’

After cementing her arrival with her sophomore single Jess Day now returns with the snarling indie-pop gem ‘Rabbit Hole’ before heading on the road with Boy & Bear.

Mwansa Releases ‘Wildest Dreams (ft. Lauren-Joy)’ Single & Video

A producer of rising acclaim, Mwansa has proven himself time and time again as a resourceful and hard-working creator, his latest production demanding the expressive talent of Lauren-Joy. Together, across considerable distances, they’ve connected through the power of song, Lauren-Joy beguiles as she channels the energy of the universe in a mesmerising and enduring performance.

Travel Space With Violet Houses In Their Debut Experimental Rap EP ‘Aliens Aliens Aliens’

Produced in lighting speed over three weekends, ‘Aliens Aliens Aliens’ is in equal parts an art project, science experiment and space exploration. It’s about embracing cognitive dissonance through a perpetuation of real life feels, bridged into a completely warped dimension of enigmatic ideas and unembellished honesty.

Kat Saul Releases “Compromise (dsko Remix)” Today

Kat Saul releases a remix of her current single “Compromise” by American dj & producer dsko, known internationally for his collaborations with Cheat Codes’ Trevor Dahl and UK’s deep house dj Hambleton.

The Assist unveil anthemic new single ‘It’s just a dream away’ – OUT NOW!

Birmingham / Walsall band The Assist are back with a jaw-dropping reflection on aims and ambition, ‘Just a Dream Away’. The four-piece – one of the stapes of the UK underground music scene and a shining light in the Midlands – take their acclaimed kaleidoscopic styles and sugar it with fresh impetus, hope and melody.

Aminata – I Don’t Know (out today)

With “I don’t know” I want to mark the end of this chapter of frustration, and start a new one, a chapter full of freedom and self acceptance. From now on, I do things not because of pressure I put on myself, not because “I am useless, so I have to become at least “someone”… Faster!” I do sports, because I love it, I sing and write songs, because I love it. I spend time alone, because I love it. I work with people who I like. I do all that, because I love myself and respect my needs and wishes.


Gabriella Cilmi releases new single ‘Ruins’ on July 5th through Kin Records

Gabriella Cilmi makes a welcome return with the release of her stunning new single ‘Ruins’, out July 5th through Kin Records. The ‘Sweet About Me’ hit-maker returns with a more mature and authentic sound. ‘Ruins’ is a beautiful piece of gilded country-soul, her husky voice set against that graceful acoustic guitar. If it feels incredibly natural then that’s because it is – this is her voice, her vision, and her life.

New Music This Week – Thom Yorke, 3Teeth, Jesca Hoop, and More

New Releases for July 05, 2019 – Here are the AllMusic editors’ picks for the most noteworthy releases this week. Looking for more? Visit our New Releases page.

Teddy drops gothic video for new single ‘Dead Presidents’ | Out Now via AUTMNY Records

For the first time since releasing his debut Castle With No Light EP, Teddy teams up with Smokeasac to produce the eerie, rock driven single. The video announces itself with Teddy seated in a horse-drawn cart, rapping the lyrics nonchalantly. Dark imagery is present throughout, as he is later seen brooding through a Paris cemetery – an ideal pairing for similarly bleak music.

Harry Heart releases heavenly life affirming new single ‘Montaigne’

Australian / London based artist Harry Heart’s new single ‘Montaigne’ is out today 5th July 2019.

The track is up there in the heart-breaking heavenly falsetto realms of Bon Iver and Thom Yorke with the grit of Death Cab For Cutie cutting through with life affirming intentions.