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Dax Drops Latest Single “KILLSHOT 2”

YouTube trending hip-hop artist is machine-gunning fans with music. In his second release in just two weeks, Dax is launching the music video for his latest single, KILLSHOT 2, on Friday, September 6 at 4:00PM PDT. In typical fashion, Dax made the announcement in a cryptic Instagram Live video, which featured the rapper sitting silently in his bedroom with a Post-it note reading “4PM” backwards stuck to his forehead.

ALDER LIGHTS Release Official Music Video for “Pieces”

Billings, MT based, three-piece Alternative-Rock Band ALDER LIGHTS has released the official music video for their single, “Pieces.” Originally premiered on Games, Brrraaains & A Head-Banging Life, “Pieces” is the first single from the forthcoming full-length Darkest Cameo set for 11/8/19 release.


Rapper Kenny Ali releases today his new video and track “God As My Witness” directed by Prime Cut Film. The track will appear on his upcoming highly-anticipated new project due out this summer.

BLACK HEART SAINTS Release Official Music Video for “Lines”

Austin, TX based Rock Band BLACK HEART SAINTS has released the official music video for “Lines,” off of their newest EP, Misery.

ABBINORMAL Hark Back To When It All Began With ‘1996’

Italian crossover masters Abbinormal release their, long in gestation album, 1996 worldwide via Sliptrick Records. The original body of tracks were written dating back to the year of the album title and now more than 20 years down the road, guitarist Max along with Eric (vocals and keyboards), Marco (bass) and young, powerful drummer LKT, the band have written 7 more pieces and rearranged the old songs that have never actually been released before.

Rising singer-songwriter Katie Malco reveals brand-new single ‘Creatures’

Rising singer-songwriter Katie Malco today shares brand new single ‘Creatures’, alongside the news that the artist has signed to US label 6131 Records (Julien Baker, Touché Amoré, Self Defense Family). Malco tours from Thursday 12th September, including appearances at The Garage, Islington (with Hüsker Dü’s Bob Mould), and new Norwich festival Wild Paths (Jose Gonzales, Skinny Pelembe, Bess Atwell and more).

Top Tune // Oscar Scheller – “Estate of Mind” feat. Jevon, Miraa May

Today Oscar Scheller returns with the help of friends, Miraa May & Jevon, to deliver a whopping new single Estate of Mind & the results are chilling. The on-the-rise singer-songwriter-producer Oscar Scheller gives a blow-by-blow account of how the hardships of internal conflict meet the external ones in London.

Tooth Cavities: 20 Myths, Facts & Stats

Cavities… Who hasn’t dealt with them? One of the most common dental problems tends to affect both children and adults in case of improper oral hygiene, eating habits and numerous other factors. But can we prevent cavities? And if so – how? Which food groups are harmful and which are helpful for fighting against tooth decay?

Globally recognized DJ & producer Black Coffee enlists Usher for lively new track “LaLaLa”

Featuring one of dance music’s most prolific DJ and producer, Black Coffee and Grammy award-winning global superstar Usher, “LaLaLa” is a brilliant collaboration from start to finish. The new track is set to release on Tuesday, September 10 along with an interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1.

London newcomers Pelicandy release sparkling debut EP ‘Underlove’

“Swaggers with the confidence of a band that have been doing this for years” – DIY

“With hooks this good it’s hard to ignore Pelicandy’s sweetness” – The 405

Specialising in finely crafted alt-pop centred around a collection of irresistible hooks, London newcomers Pelicandy have made quite the statement ahead of their debut EP release Underlove, out today.

French alt-metal/prog rockers Kill The Drama Queen unveil title-track video from ‘Refractions’

A few weeks after releasing a first digital single-video called “Invictus”, Alternative Metal/Progressive rockers from France & Luxembourg Kill The Drama Queen just unveiled a brand new excerpt from their upcoming album with its title-track, available right now on YouTube.

Hanford Reach unveils new psych-pop single “Hidden Affinities” (FFO: Tame Impala)

“Hidden Affinities” is here to announce summer isn’t over yet. Full of bounce and a singalong chorus, this is a major sonic step forward as Hanford Reach continues to evolve into new regions. It comes on the heels of their second EP, Nathalie, released earlier this year. The band’s Chris Sherman says of the EP, “I really wanted to try and capture sounds from when I was growing up, things that got me into music and made me want to play in the first place. Something like eighties pop, funneled through a rhythm section that maybe put a record out on SST and toured with Sonic Youth, but if they had access to Kevin Parker’s pedalboard while binging on Stranger Things.”

JPEGMAFIA shares “Beta Male Strategies”; album out this Friday

JPEGMAFIA has shared “Beta Male Strategies” from his upcoming album, All My Heroes Are Cornballs, out this Friday, September 13th on EQT Recordings. The album is the highly-anticipated follow up to his critically-acclaimed 2018 project Veteran. Peggy enlisted some of his friends to help announce the album including Kenny Beats, DJ Dahi, James Blake, Jeff Tweedy and Hannibal Buress and many more. On October 14th he’s heading on his new headline tour titled, ‘JPEGMAFIA Type Tour,’ ending with two shows in his beloved city of Baltimore. See full tour and tickets dates below.

TCTS releases new single ‘Lazerbeams’

Continuing a rapid rise to international prominence highlighted by tens of millions of streams and unanimous acclaim, UK producer, artist, remixer, and DJ TCTS releases a brand-new single entitled “Lazerbeams”. It marks his official debut for iconic dance label, Astralwerks.