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Belgium’s VON DETTA Official Video For “Devil’s Child”

Hailing from Ghent, Belgium, VON DETTA started out in 2013, as a riff based groove quintet. While celebrating their love for old school rock ‘n roll, the 2016 EP ‘Exit Grand Piano’ release came soon after, as the band’s first piece of recorded work.

Ann Marie Premieres “My Body” Music Video

Southside Chicago’s Ann Marie shows up and shows out in her new video for slinky single “My Body.” Directed by Damien Sandoval and set against the hot Miami sun, the video showcases Ann Marie’s starry rise as a triple threat in the making. Watch the video, out now, here:

THE FUTUREHEADS Release Music Video For New Single “Listen, Little Man!”

Following recent performances at Electric Fields, Tramlines and Latitude Festival, THE FUTUREHEADS have released the video for their current single “Listen, Little Man!” It’s the second single to be taken from their forthcoming album Powers, which will be released on Nul Records via The Orchard on August 30, 2019. “Listen, Little Man!” is a wonky stomp named after a book by controversial therapist Wilhelm Reich. The accompanying video was directed by Marc Corrigan. “It has a perfect balance between lightheartedness and menace which marries very well with the concept of the song,” says vocalist/guitarist Barry Hyde. “Playing with the micro and the macro and highlighting the insanity that the human race is sometimes gripped by!”

Nobody’s Baby Share “Heartache” Single, Debut S/T EP Out 8/16

San Francisco-based death doo-wop band Nobody’s Baby share their new single “Heartache,” off their upcoming S/T EP. “Heartache” is inspired by equal parts Sam Cooke, Buzzcocks, and Reigning Sound. A doo-wop-abilly guitar riff weaves around full blast drums and an insistent bass line, while Peter and Katie call and respond screams of teenage heartbreak and love games. Nobody’s Baby EP is out 8/16 – keep an eye out for local dates.

New video from whimsical pop artist Polartropica, which was just released via Billboard

“In the LGBTQ world, a popular slogan we use is “Love is Love” and I wanted to take a deeper dive into that. I’ve always felt that, as humans we are all so interconnected, and sometimes we can even feel or have a bond with someone that we’ve never met before or come from a completely different religion, culture or upbringing”.

NEW RELEASE: Perth Rapper KNOE Drops Dynamic Single ‘Kinetic’

Fresh off releasing his new single ‘Juice’ Perth rapper KNOE returns with a dynamic new single ‘Kinetic’.

With an eerie beat that screams nostalgia, ‘Kinetic’ is the second single taken from his upcoming album and is a braggadocious rap riddled with images of KNOE’s past that make him who he is.

New Music from Independent: Justin K “Without You”

Justin is eleven years-old singer/songwriter from Oakville, Canada. While he’s always had a passion for music, he discovered the songwriter within him while standing behind a mic and his first single “Help Me” came to live. With his natural talent and motivation the sky’s the limit for this emerging young artist. With his second single “Without You” that has radio friendly vibes and a strong Pop chorus Justin is looking for a wider audience and new listeners.

SIFTING ‘The Infinite Loop’ – new music out September 27th (Progressive Metal)

The video for the band’s first single ‘A Critical Affair’ (released on July 12th) is already breaking 90,000 views on YouTube, and the second music video & single will be out next week.

Gryffin Releases New Single “OMG” Ft. Carly Rae Jepsen

Los Angeles-based artist/producer Gryffin has shared an irresistible new single called “OMG,” featuring multi-platinum Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen. Produced by Gryffin, “OMG” is the latest offering from his forthcoming debut album Gravity.

FERGUS Releases ‘Not Enough’ 31.07.19 via Goldun Egg Records

London based, singer songwriter FERGUS, releases new single ‘Not Enough’ (rel 31/07/19) via Goldun Egg Records. This is the final single from his ‘Three Of Swords’ EP, due for release on August 7th 2019.

‘Not Enough’ builds quickly from a reflective opener, gathering pace with souring guitar riffs and a pounding beat creating a processional atmosphere. Produced by Jake Gosling (Ed Sheeran, Paloma Faith, The Libertines).

Wave Racer drops music video for new single ‘Summer Rain’

Australian artist Wave Racer has released the official video for new single ‘Summer Rain’ featuring Kwame, out July 30th via the new Astral People Recordings imprint.

The colourful visuals show Wave Racer and hip-hop vocalist Kwame on complementary energies, with the latter enthusiastically bopping around while the Australian talent takes a more laid back approach. The contrasting moods ideally bring to life the ultra-textured sound cultivated by Wave Racer’s production on ‘Summer Rain’.

New video: Yoke Lore releases stirring docu-video for single ‘Safe and Sound’

Yoke Lore follows up the release of his stunning ‘Meditations EP’ and recent run of UK tour dates with a beautifully shot docu-video to accompany his latest single ‘Safe and Sound’. Directed by Dylan Mulick, the video follows identical twin sisters Emilie and Brianna Gonzalez from LA as they prepare to compete in the Beat The Streets Los Angeles Freestyle Wrestling Championship.