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Miriam Clancy premieres soaring 2nd single, album out next week

“You might feel transported elsewhere,” American Pancake writer Robb Donker exclaimed about the single. “Miriam Clancy’s delicious and emotional aesthetic married with deep cut bass and drum grooves and dreamy synths will most certainly move you.”

New Music: Miriam Clancy – The Sound

Demiana Esposito | Track: You’re Happy

Demiana Esposito is a 17 year old recording artist that was discovered at 12 years old at a talent show. She has worked with producers such as Shyboogs, Peoples and Drumma Boy.

Her latest singe You’re Happy has been released through Roc Nations Distribution company Equity Distribution.

You’re Happy is a song that discusses the pitfalls of a breakup when the person that you loved has moved on.

VERSUS ME Release Official Music Video for “Give Me a Reason”

Assuming We Survive Sign with InVogue Records

Rock n’ roll subculture is uniquely exciting in terms of the level of crowd participation, interactivity, and accessibility present at most shows. From the early days of the Sex Pistols and the Ramones, clear through to the Descendents and NOFX, the most passionate of players work hard to destroy the perceived boundary between the audiences and the band. “Hey, we’re just fans, too. You could be us.”


Young Thug has released a music video for “Just How It Is.” Creatively directed by Young Thug and Vincent Lou, “Just How it Is” is featured on Thug’s #1 album So Much Fun.

NEW RELEASE: KNOE Pursues Answers In His Soul-Searching EP ‘Reasons’

In a world increasingly designed to evade the perpetual search for answers, Perth rapper KNOE asks all the unsparing questions in his latest EP ‘Reasons’, an artistic journey of inquiry littered with figments of passion, anxiety, love, and realisations.

Inspired by the dusty vinyl crackle and swingy drums, KNOE paints picturesque, and sometimes shocking imagery of anxiety, love, crime, and the polarising thoughts of an independent artist in a world pressured by consumerism and money.

THE LESS FORTUNATE Have Something To Say On Their Self-titled Debut Album

The Less Fortunate’s self titled debut album highlights a combination of melodic clean singing along with and heavy, in your face vocals, that assure you will take a ride in the hearts and minds of not only the band, but hopefully reaching into your own thoughts and feelings.

This dual fronted 6 piece metal band from Southwest Missouri, are primarily influenced by late 90’s nu-metal and mid 00’s metal-core acts such as Killswitch Engage, The Devil Wears Prada and A Day To Remember to name a few.

Richard James Simpson’s new video ‘The Giver’

Richard James Simpson is the brother of the late Rock Halsey from the infamous L.A. punk band Rock Bottom and The Spys (which included Ygarr Ygarrist of Zolar X); and son of actress Renate Huy. Former member of alternative band Teardrain, Simpson released his debut solo album ‘Sweet Birds of Youth’ in 2017, getting excellent feedback on international music press.

SKETCHY FANCY Release ‘Good.Bad.Happy.Sad’ Album

Born from the desire to explore and perform, Sketchy Fancy carve sprays of raucous delight. Their collective experience of providing soul-filled thrills and hard-driven riffs has culminated in debut album Good.Bad.Happy.Sad.

Mandy Moore Returns With New Single & Video “When I Wasn’t Watching”

Singer-songwriter Mandy Moore has shared a soul-stirring new single titled “When I Wasn’t Watching.” A classic piece of California pop centered on her captivating vocals, the song is set to appear on Moore’s forthcoming full-length effort – her first album in over a decade, due out via Verve Forecast early next year. Go to watch the video for “When I Wasn’t Watching,” a softly stunning visual directed by Lauren Dukoff, photographer/director known for her work with Adele, Beyoncé, and Lady Gaga.