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SoundExchange to Connect Labels, Music Publishers and Podcasters with New Licensing Service

First-of-its-kind integrated global licensing solution makes podcast licensing easier for music creators

SoundExchange today announced plans to collaborate with SourceAudio to provide a new solution for the rapidly growing podcast industry to secure music with fully integrated, global licenses. The collaboration would provide Podcastmusic.com, a digital music marketplace for podcasters, with access to SoundExchange’s vast membership of music creators and offer licensing for label and publisher-owned music.



Alarm will be O.T. Genasis’ debut body of work since his 2016 mixtape “COKE N BUTTER,” which saw guest spots from T.I., 2 Chainz, Remy Ma, YG, and Quavo, among others. The project featured standouts such as “Push It (Feat. Quavo & Remy Ma),” an RIAA-certified gold track. The project received an ecstatic reception upon its release, with HipHopDX declaring it to be “a fascinating listen. O.T.’s hooks are as infectious as ever.”

Ezzy Money and Mulatto Release New Single “Stop Stalling”

Mastamind Empire recording artist Ezzy Money recently released his latest single “Stop Stalling” featuring popular female rapper Mulatto via Foundation Media. The single is a “thug love” song which showcases both artists in a new and refreshing light. The hard-hitting track is produced by Bugatti On Da Beat and the visual was directed by Diesel Films. Y

Chris Jobe Brings Addiction to Light with Billboard Video Premiere, Debuts on NBC’s Songland

“Chris Jobe pulls on the heartstrings with his emotional new song, ‘Make It All Better,’ featuring Abigail Rose. The Nashville-based multi-instrumentalist penned the song with his collaborator, and the pair trade verses on the song about addiction,” Billboard’s Annie Rueter wrote on Friday. “Despite the dark subject matter, Rose’s warm vocals alongside slick pop production and delicate keyboard parts make for an ear-grabbing and overall uplifting track… In the video for the song, Jobe plays the role of a man struggling with addiction. The concept was taken from real life, as he and producer/co-director Olivia Timms have both dealt with addiction in their families.”

Nickel&Rose – “Another Man” Single

“During a time when equality on the airwaves has become such a widespread conversation, “Americana” serves as a needed reminder that the genre’s roots did not grow from a white man’s soil.” —Wide Open Country

Jack Klatt releases new single, “Ramblin’ Kind,” premiered exclusively on Atwood Magazine

Jack Klatt releases his new single, “Ramblin’ Kind,” exclusively on Atwood Magazine. This is the second single he has released from his much-anticipated upcoming album, IT AIN’T THE SAME, which is out everywhere Friday, September 27 via Yep Roc Records.

Klatt told Atwood Magazine, “Ramblin’ Kind,” is a song born out of a melody. I wrote the words at my buddies cabin in northern Minnesota on a summer’s day. I sat on the dock by the lake and let them lap against the shore. I guess you could say it’s about the beauty of hitting the bottom, a poem of redemption.”

KYLO – official music vid 4 ‘solace’ out now!

“i’m so stoked to be releasing my EXIT EP this fall, and even more excited to share a new song off of it with you today! watch the official video for “Solace” through CelebMix’s exclusive premiere or on YouTube. you can stream “Solace” on SoundCloud or Spotify, too.”


Ed Carlsen connects to time & place on “Entangled”

Ed Carlsen is a composer and producer from Sardinia, Italy. Professionally trained as a guitarist, Ed ultimately began to translate these skills onto piano, using his own compositions as the foundation in which to discover the instrument. His approach to the piano was unconventional, while retaining the versatility developed through studying the guitar.

FOSCOR Premiere New Song and Music Video via Metal Injection

Catalan atmospheric metal band FOSCOR have partnered with Metal Injection to premiere the music video for the brand new song, “Cançó de Mort.” The track, which features guest vocals from sG (SECRETS OF THE MOON, CRONE), is the third and final single from the band’s upcoming full-length, ‘Els Sepulcres Blancs,’ which is due on September 6. You can stream “Cançó de Mort” at THIS LOCATION.

FOSCOR Premieres Enchanting New Track, “Cançó de Mort”

Duo H. Kink Premiere New Video, as Favorable Early Coverage Runs for Debut Album

H. Kink features Lisa Rieffel and Timm Sharp, both known for their TV credits as well as their music, and they certainly bring their performance chops to the irreverent clip. Timm is on Sunny in Philadelphia this season and was previously a series regular on Enlightened with Laura Dern and on Blunt Talk with Patrick Stewart. Lisa is well-known from her roles on King of Queens, Empty Nest, the film ‘Girltrash’ and more.

Diesel Park West Share New Single “Pictures in the Hall”

“They’ve been good at it for so long, that one might forget that writing a killer single is really flipping hard! Their near-perfect melodies and harmonies are in full force with this one and it’s got us chomping at the bit to hear the rest of Let It Melt” – Spill Magazine


Catch Montreal’s Common Holly live in Boston on September 4th & 5th

Catch Montreal’s Common Holly in Boston on September 4th and 5th at Royale supporting Pinegrove, ahead of the release of her sophomore album!

When I say to you Black Lightning is out October 11th on Barsuk Records and Solitaire Recordings in the US (Dalliance Recordings in UK/EU, Royal Mountain Records in Canada, and Remote Control Records
in Australia).


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and multi-GRAMMY Award winning musician Joe Walsh and VetsAid, his national 501(c)3 non-profit veterans organization, today announce the lineup and on-sale date for their 3rd annual music festival. VetsAid 2019 will feature sets from ZZ Top, Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit and Joe Walsh and will take place at 5:30pm on Sunday, November 10, 2019, on the eve of Veterans Day, at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

Joywave collaborate with Marvel & release new single ‘Obsession’

Joywave have unveiled another remarkable new single, ‘Obsession’, which is available now via Cultco Music/Hollywood Records.

The track was produced at the band’s own studio in New York by Joywave founder Daniel Armbruster, arranged by Armbruster and his fellow band members Joseph Morinelli, Paul Brenner, and Benjamin Bailey, and then mixed by Dan Grech-Marguerat (The Killers, Liam Gallagher, Lana Del Rey).

Watch The Evocative Video For KOLIDESCOPES x Jasmine Thompson’s New Single

London duo KOLIDESCOPES team up singer-songwriter Jasmine Thompson on Foundations: a beautiful, poignant pop-leaning dance record about building relationships that last.

Combining the warm, melancholic production of KOLIDESCOPES and the gorgeously self-possessed, understated vocal of Jasmine, Foundations is a considered yet instantly memorable love song for 2019: a perfect blend of deep, shimmering house and restrained pop.

Chartreuse Share New Track “Three Days” || Out Now On PIAS Recordings

Hailing from the UK, Chartreuse create richly-textured, loose-limbed, country-kissed soul music. It oozes warmth, intimacy and melancholy. It’s a sound that roughly orbits the alt-country shaped textures of Lambchop, the unhurried grandeur of Nick Cave, and the life-affirming unity of The National. There’s something of the loungey, devil-may-care attitude of King Krule here too. In truth, it sounds unlike any of them, an unexpectedly furtive marrying of folk, soul, jazz, and R&B in its truest sense by a young band making their deliciously beguiling first steps.