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Brianna Musco Uses “Ringling” Music Video to Celebrate Self-Worth

There is something beautiful and liberating about finding one’s self-confidence and self-worth. Brianna Musco is doing just that in the release of her new music video for her single “Ringling”.

The video shows off her grace, beauty, and confidence as a frontwoman. The song is undoubtedly the “rocker” off the “Forever” EP, which was released last month with overwhelming success, and the video showcases Musco’s vibrant personality as a frontwoman along with some impressive rock sensibilities of her band. Fans can check out her premiere via The Pop Break here.

Lukas James debuts new single, “Easy” / a fav of Shawn Mendes, Alec Benjamin + Why Don’t We

Today, he releases his new track, “Easy” that details the blissful moment when everything just clicks in a relationship. The debut single was produced by Matt Beckley, who is best known for his work with 5 Seconds of Summer + Camila Cabello. The 17 year old is self taught, writes all of his own music, is obsessed with Fortnite and is just entering his senior year of high school. He is already supported by big names like Shawn Mendes, Cameron Dallas, Alec Benjamin, Why Don’t We and HRVY.

My Morning Jacket unveil previously unreleased song

My Morning Jacket have released “john dyes her hair red,” a previously unreleased new song included as a bonus track on THE TENNESSEE FIRE: DELUXE EDITION, an epic 20th anniversary celebration of their now-classic debut album. “john dyes her hair red” is available at all DSPs now. THE TENNESSEE FIRE: DELUXE EDITION includes all 16 original tracks alongside 16 previously unreleased demos, outtakes, alternate versions and more. The newly expanded edition arrives via Darla Records on Friday, August 2; A signed edition of the record, which includes a screenprint created by Status Stereograph, will be available only at the band’s upcoming tour dates.

Jason Lytle debuts “Dry Gulched on Rodeo Drive” track via Brooklyn Vegan

NYLONANDJUNO is an experimental album which finds Lytle entering new territory. He describes the minimalist compositional process as “oddly refreshing.” The record was created exclusively from one analog synthesizer and one nylon-string acoustic guitar. “I wondered how working within these limitations would end up,” Lytle explains, “Turns out it was a pretty fulfilling exercise just concentrating on going deep and trying to achieve certain feelings based on the song titles and subject matter I was chasing.”

Tummyache Drops Bombastic New Single “Median”

“‘Median’ comes from the debut EP Humpday, which is said to be an ‘honest and aggressive self-drive into a myriad of personal issues, as well as a relfection of the human condition through the lens of absurdism.’ ‘Median’ surrenders to existential anxiety in an attempt to be comforted by self-made hope.” – Born Music


Featuring production from Bekon & The Donuts, 1Mind, Frank Dukes and Rich Brian himself, The Sailor is Brian’s first new work since his acclaimed debut Amen. The Sailor is Brian’s coming of age story in the public eye which has taken him from an Internet-born rapper to an Indonesian icon and hero for Asian youth around the world.

NOW AVAILABLE: Christopher Cerrone + Wild Up: The Pieces That Fall to Earth

“…absolutely ravishing vocal harmonies, shot through with streaks of sonic light and shadow, often from instrumental sources that are hard to identify.” – John Schaefer, New Sounds

Video Premiere: Lindsay Kesselman and Wild Up Perform “Swept Up Whole” (Cerrone)

Lykke Li releases EP still sad still sexy

Today, LA-based, Swedish vocalist, producer, and songwriter Lykke Li releases her EP still sad still sexy, a collection of new music and remixes, via RCA Records.

Gethen Jenkins Releases Debut Full-Length Album, “Western Gold”

Outlaw country artist Gethen Jenkins continues to gain the attention of the music industry with the release of his debut full-length album, Western Gold, via RED MUSIC/Five Music. Ahead of the release, Billboard gave fans an exclusive listen to the album’s leading ballad, “Strength of a Woman,” inspired by Waylon and Jessi’s love, the track, “features his [Jenkins’] striking baritone at the forefront of the track as he sings of a powerful love.” Western Gold is now available via all digital retailers.


Out today via Big Beat/Neon Gold/Atlantic Records and the second stop on a string of summer tinged releases, “New York Luau” is an incredibly fun, bass-heavy homage to the city that they love and call home. Filled with JPatt’s signature hip-hop flow, the single is destined to soundtrack rooftop parties from Manhattan to Tokyo.