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“Pan-Fried” is the third track off the record and follows the release of “Trouble” and “Class Of Deja” which was accompanied by a compelling short film. A song about celebration despite dire circumstances, “Pan-Fried” contrasts summery beats with a furious, dark undertow and features a guest turn from the rapidly ascendant British artist Kojo Funds.

Jack Tempchin Releases Unheard Glenn Frey Co-Write, “One More Time With Feeling”

In support of his upcoming 12th solo album titled One More Time With Feeling, legendary singer-songwriter and 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Jack Tempchin has released a new lyric video premiered exclusively by Billboard. The album’s title track – an up-tempo country-rock tale of a couple’s third attempt at love – is a previously unreleased co-write with Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey, with whom Tempchin has co-written a dozen radio hits. One More Time With Feeling is due out August 23rd on Jimmy Buffett’s label Mailboat Records.

1017’s Yung Mal Recruits Pi’erre Bourne & Lil GotIt for “Action” Single

Effortlessly elevating the art of flexing, Yung Mal is a reliable source of fiery and forceful bars. Leveling up his tumbling flow atop an intoxicating instrumental by Pi’erre Bourne, Yung Mal shares “Action,” his new single. Built on an impossibly hard Shamisen sample, layered with booming 808s and orchestral hits, Yung Mal lets his deeds speak for himself on the new track: “I got racks racks racks, b*tch/Talk bout me speak facts, b*tch/We dat pack, b*tch.” The song features a charming verse from Pi’erre Bourne himself, as well as a hyperactive anchor verse from Mal’s Alamo Records labelmate Lil GotIt.

ENTRAIL: Cascadian Experimental Drone Project To Release Eater Of Starlight Via Scry Recordings

ENTRAILemerges from the gloom-shrouded Pacific Northwest with vocal drone and ethereal soundscapes that haunt and challenge. Combining violin, voice, bass and synth, ENTRAIL’s sound is as broad as its musical history. Playing in crust bands, booking DIY spaces, and attending music school for violin and composition, ENTRAIL graduated to this moody, dynamic solo project of present. Over the last five years, ENTRAIL has shared stages with the likes of Neurosis’ Scott Kelly, The Body, Dispririt, Yob’s Mike Scheidt, and Aerial Ruin.

Chris Mardini “Retrospective Outlook”

Considering his multitude of talents, ambition and the intense momentum Chris Mardini’s got behind him as he gears up to drop his highly anticipated debut EP, the 17-year-old NYC based indie alt rocker shares a most ironic sentiment just before the hook on his edgy, hypnotic power ballad “Something’s Going On,” an introspective ode to a young man’s lack of motivation. He sings earnestly, “And all the times I wake up, simply uninspired/I’m understanding now, I need to start a fire.”

FLETCHER GULL delivers chills on ‘Hypothermia’

When one life ends another has already happened. Fletcher Gull has braved through salt and sun and the naked winter to deliver ‘Hypothermia’, a song that might have saved his life – ahead of a debut BIGSOUND showcase and a forthcoming EP.

SHADOW JENKINS share effervescent alt pop debut ‘WILD’

Alternative pop at its finest, ‘Wild’ masterfully bonds vintage tones with futuristic percussions, an engrossing combination which is only added to with their illuminating hooks and energetic grooves. Sonically inspired by a picturesque hike through the Swedish archipelagos, lyrically the track treks through heartfelt themes of love and loss, capturing naivety and turmoil of first love.

Music video: Why do so many people hate/love President Trump?

Why do so many people hate President Trump?

That is the question that Karen Javitch asks in her new song, “Why Do So Many People Love or Hate President Trump?”

In the song, she sings about all the things that Trump has done as our president. America is in a good state and Karen Javitch wants her fellow Americans to realize that.

Belgium’s VON DETTA Premiere New Single @ The Obelisk

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.

Von Detta Premiere “Thanks for Your Time”; Burn it Clean EP out Sept. 13


Global star in-the-making DERMOT KENNEDY today confirms details of an intimate UK tour ahead of his biggest ever headline run to date this December. Supporting venues towns away from the usual touring stops, the string of shows will see Dermot head to Kingston, Bristol, Belfast, Dundee, Glasgow, Newcastle and Southampton next month. The newly announced tour will be in support of his highly anticipated debut album ‘Without Fear’, due for release 27th September.

HARRY HEART drops gritty smooth-tongued new indie-rock single ‘Work It Out’

Still bathing in acclaim from the likes of BBC Radio 6, Amazing Radio and Record of the Day after the recent release of his last single Montaigne, Sydney via Walthamstow London artist Harry Heart shares the solemn and smooth-tongued new single Work It Out from his upcoming EP.