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Crobot Release Video For “Low Life” From Forthcoming New Album

Crobot and Mascot Records have presented a new music video for “Low Life” from the band’s upcoming studio album MOTHERBRAIN out globally on August 23. The clip captures front man Brandon Yeagley as he navigates multiple settings while exhibiting questionable behavior towards the various characters he comes in contact with. Accompanied by a high energy band performance, Crobot have simply mastered the art of creating compelling, entertaining music videos. The clip was directed by David Brodsky, and produced by Allison Woest for My Good Eye Music Videos (Clutch, Queensryche, Gwar).


Louisville, Kentucky’s White Reaper have shared a second brand-new single, “Real Long Time,” which is available today at all DSPs and streaming alongside a Lance Bangs directed official video on the band’s YouTube channel. White Reaper also sat down with Stereogum for an in-depth Q&A to discuss their recent signing to Elektra Records and their impending follow-up to 2017’s celebrated The World’s Best American Band.

Bring Home The Epic Musical Celebration “Rocketman”

Hailed as “a spectacular journey through the mind of a genius” (Jake Hamilton, WFLD-TV (FOX)) and “one of the best films of the year” (IGN), ROCKETMAN blasts off three weeks early on Digital August 6, 2019 and on
4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD August 27 from Paramount Home Entertainment.

Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes, ROCKETMAN “explodes with energy” (Shawn Edwards, FOX-TV) and boasts incredible performances of Elton John’s beloved songs by Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service). This electrifying film also stars Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot) as Elton’s longtime lyricist and writing partner Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden (“Bodyguard”) as Elton’s first manager, John Reid, and Bryce Dallas Howard (Jurassic World) as Elton’s mother Sheila Farebrother.


“Bishop Briggs is a champion” – NYLON

Video: Infinite Marvelous – Computer chips

Infinite Marvelous aka Inf Man drops the video for his track “Computer chips”.

The song is off his previously released “Electricity” album and was produced by beatsmith X3m.

The beat for “Computer chips” stood out to Infinite Marvelous when he heard it, saying it gave him a “super hero type feel”. Inspired by the vibe, and by fellow rapper Oschino Sparks, he created a hard hitting track for those underground Hip Hop heads who crave rawness.

Glasgow based band WALT DISCO share cinematic new single + video ‘Past Tense’

Today, Glaswegian band Walt Disco release their new single ‘Past Tense’ via Los Angeles based singles label IHC 1NFINITY. ‘Past Tense’ follows the their explosive, moody goth anthem ‘Strange to Know Nothing.’ Recorded at Glasgow’s Chem19 studio, home of seminal Scottish indie label Chemikal Underground (Mogwai, Arab Strap), the track was completed on a day off during the band’s busy touring schedule.

Iguana Death Cult Announce New LP, Share Video On KCRW | ‘Nude Casino’ LP Out 10/25 On Innovative Leisure

Dutch rock band Iguana Death Cult have announced their new LP Nude Casino. It will be out 10/25 on Innovative Leisure. Along with the new LP the band has shared the video for the track “Bright Lights”.

When talking about the track the band says “Bright Lights is mostly about old habits and new perspectives. I fell like I was stuck in a bad routine for a long time and I kind of got tired of the way I was living. Tired of being down all the time. Tired of being tired all the time. Things that seemed exciting and romantic in the past got boring and I fell the urge to find a way to not escape, but embrace life.”

bülow drops fresh video for ‘Fine’

Multi platinum selling artist bülow released a new video for the song, “Fine” out today. The track is off the singer-songwriters latest EP, Crystalline. The video features live concert footage from bülow’s shows in Asia where she supported Lauv on tour earlier this year. bülow will be back supporting Lauv for North American dates this fall, before then she’ll be taking the stage at Osheaga in Montreal and Lollapalooza in Chicago in early August.

Montreal’s Common Holly returns with When I say to you Black Lightning. Out Oct. 11th

Praise for Common Holly’s debut album, Playing House:
“…a seriously stunning piece of work that ought to put Common Holly on your radar.” Stereogum

“It speaks of mountains and the land, it speaks of heart and soul and the heady rush of it all, and it does so in ways that often feel new, mesmerising, crushing.” Gold Flake Paint

“…only the beginning of something great.” Brooklyn Vegan

Borza – “True To You”

Born in London, raised in Québec, and of Persian background, Borza considers himself being a human on this earth. His main interest & goal with music is to have the listener experience the natural synergy that music has with spirituality. He believes that music can help to heal people in different ways. This year Borza will finalize a full length record that will have essences of alternative pop, folk & reggae, that will be produced by his dear friend Malcolm Burn (Bob Dylan, Iggy Pop, Emmylou Harris, Daniel Lanois).

WALKING BOMBS: “Body Lights” Single Premiered Through New Noise Magazine

New Noise Magazine is hosting the premiere of “Body Lights,” a new single from upstate New York solo outfit WALKING BOMBS, and the dynamic new full-length, Sphinges, Sibling Selves And Queens, nearing August release through Nefarious Industries.

Track Premiere: Walking Bombs – ‘Body Lights’

kenzie Releases New Music Video “HOT” Today!

Rising artist kenzie released her highly anticipated music video for “HOT” today via YouTube. The single is kenzie’s first release with Arista Records.


“There’s an amazing kind of element of unpredictability about this band when I saw them live – you never really knew what was coming next. It was a thriller but brilliantly theatrical– a real highlight of the weekend for me. Fans of like HMLTD and Sundara Karma – I think you’re gonna love this. So flamboyant as well.” – Jack Saunders BBC Radio 1

Dom Youdan returns with sparkling new dose of indie-pop in ‘Pockets’

Bright, determined and well-poised for the warmer months ahead, Sydney indie musician Dom Youdan has propelled himself back onto the scene with his new single, ‘Pockets’. Like the lovechild of The 1975 and The Kite String Tangle, this new Dom Youdan track is an evocative anthem, full of heart and sentiment.

Ana Egge Shares New Single “Hurt A Little”

Today, Ana Egge shared the music video for her new single “Hurt A Little”, the second off her upcoming album Is It The Kiss, out September 6 via StorySound Records. Pre-order Is It The Kiss HERE.


“Overtime” is produced by Hit-Boy, Key Wane and Milo, who is the recent winner of Season 5 of the Rémy Producers Series. The Rémy Producers series is a program designed by Rémy Martin, to discover and celebrate upcoming and aspiring music producers across popular music genres while fostering the community around the art of making music.

Joy Again share new video for “Couldn’t” | LA and NYC shows announced | Piano out August 7

Today West Philadelphia group Joy Again have shared a new music video for “Couldn’t,” the second track from their forthcoming EP Piano out August 7 on Honeymoon. To commemorate the release of Piano, Joy Again has announced they’ll play headline shows in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 8 at The Echo and in New York on Friday, September 13 at Market Hotel.


Directed by Jeremiah Davis, the video features all four artists and was shot at The Vessel at Hudson Yards in New York City. Speaking about the video, The Chainsmokers said, “We are so lucky to have had the opportunity to be one of the first artists to create a music video with The Vessel! We are from New York so to be a part of something that will be a huge part of New York City history is incredibly special to us. We also had to run up a ton of stairs in this video all day so we hope people appreciate that hahaha…”

PALE GREY LORE: The Obelisk Streams “Before The Fall”

Eschatology is the impending new full-length from Columbus, Ohio-based psychedelic garage doom unit PALE GREY LORE. Set for release this September via their new label home, Small Stone Recordings, PALE GREY LORE blends elements of garage psych, space rock, post-punk, and stoner doom to create focused, hook-driven, heavy, rock ‘n’ roll.

Review & Track Premiere: Pale Grey Lore, Eschatology


Wallows are set to play Mo Pop Festival in Detroit this weekend, followed by San Francisco’s Outside Lands Festival in August, before embarking on the second leg of the Nothing Happens North American tour. The dates begin September 4th in Nashville and continue through the month. The band will follow up the US headline tour with a quick run in the UK and Europe, which includes three dates supporting Vampire Weekend in both London and Paris, as well as a headline show in Cologne, Germany (full itinerary below). For a complete list of dates & ticket information, visit wallowsmusic.com.

New Music Video from Pop-Rock Trio, Birds in the Boneyard!       

After selling out the Knitting Factory in New York, and being seen by Stella’s Records (WMG), BITBY was brought to the attention of Jim Wirt (Fiona Apple, Incubus, Jack’s Mannequin) and producer/programmer Javier MK Davis (Lil Foul, 1-800-SOS) who believed in the bands commercial pop sensibility. As a result, “I Still Believe” is an incredibly cool mix of real drums and electronics.

DJ Khaled Named Apple Music Artist In Residence

Apple Music today announced world-renowned producer, platinum-selling recording artist, social media titan, modern-day music mogul, and Asahd’s Dad, DJ Khaled as its first artist in residence. Working closely with the Apple Music team, DJ Khaled will create and executive produce stand alone special editions of some of Apple Music’s most successful and beloved playlists. To officially kick things off, DJ Khaled today unveiled Office DJ Khaled, his own version of Apple Music’s popular Office DJ playlist. The new playlist is uptempo, easygoing and most of all fun and features everyone from Lauryn Hill, Drake, Sam Cooke, Snoop and of course, DJ Khaled to name a few.

Eskimo Callboy Announce New Album Rehab

Today ESKIMO CALLBOY is thrilled to announce their new album Rehab out worldwide on November 1st, 2019. A month later they will embark on their Rehab European Tour, sponsored by EMP, Metal Hammer, and Fuze, in support of the forthcoming release.

AZ Folk-Rock Band Tow’rs Announce New Record, Release First Single

Tow’rs has released the first single “Water Under The Bridge” from their new album, New Nostalgia, due out Sept 20.