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Kacy & Clayton To Release “Carrying On” Produced By Jeff Tweedy October 4th

Kacy & Clayton will release Carrying On via New West Records on October 4th, 2019. The 10-song set was produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and recorded by Tom Schick at The Loft, Wilco’s recording studio & rehearsal space in Chicago, IL. Carrying On follows the international acclaim for their previous records Strange Country (which Q Magazine called “A beautiful album that nudges a classic past into a brave future”) and 2017’s The Siren’s Song (described by Uncut as “Ageless and beguiling. A classic record for this or any other time.”).

T.I. Releases “You (Be There)” Video Featuring and Directed By Teyana Taylor

Acchy – Faith (Music Video)

Released on September 5th 2019, ‘Faith’ is a song covering the themes of trust and loyalty. Specifically focusing the broader community of youth not finding their path in life. In addition to his own experiences with finding faith in music and work ethic. This is a single going towards Acchy’s debut album. The song was produced by H3 Music and mastered by Jeremy Rouch. A music video was shot by EP Group and holds a dark and strong tone.

Monowhales – RWLYD (Really Wanna Let You Down)

“As an indie band, we don’t exemplify the cliche of happy-go-lucky artists pressured to fit a mold by the big, bad cigar-chomping record executive. Instead we struggle with the constant push-and-pull of both external and internal expectations that we feel the need to live up to, where sometimes the hardest ones to contend with are those we place on ourselves.”

Mark Korven scores A24’s ‘The Lighthouse’ directed by Robert Eggars (The Witch)

Milan Records, an imprint of Sony Music Masterworks, announces THE LIGHTHOUSE (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) with music by Gemini and Genie-Award winning composer MARK KORVEN (Cube, The Witch, Into the Tall Grass). Available Friday, October 18, the soundtrack features music from the Robert Eggers-directed horror film and is composer Mark Korven’s second collaboration with the director following his score for Eggers’ directorial debut The Witch. Starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, A24’s The Lighthouse made its world premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and premieres in theaters Friday, October 18 (NY/LA) with expansion to follow.

SUNNATA and YATRA on tour next month!

SUNNATA perform ritual heavy music. A soulful, trance-inducing journey deep into self. Known from expressive and atmospheric live performances, the Warsaw foursome already took part in various international festivals and been invited to support the likes of Mastodon, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, The Sword, Kylesa or Conan, just to name a few. Sunnata explores impermanent nature of sound, full of rapid changes and distortion overdose.

SUNNATA & YATRA European tour
02.10 Dresden (DE) HD
03.10 Copenhagen (DK) Stengade
04.10 Oslo (NO) Hostsabbat Festival
05.10 Uppsala (SE) Ungdomens Hus
07.10 Hambourg (DE) Stellwerk
09.10 Cologne (DE) MTC
10.10 Colmar (FR) Le Grillen
11.10 Ilmenau (DE) Baracke 5
12.10 Berlin (DE) Setalight Festival
13.10 Prague (RT) Underdogs
15.10 Treviso (IT) Zero Branco
16.10 Munich (DE) Backstage
17.10 Paris (FR) L’International
18.10 Antwerp (BE) Desertfest Antwerp
19.10 Leeuwarden (NL) Into The Void Fest

Dayton James offers up new single ‘Already Won’

A UK born and raised musician and wordsmith, Dayton James found from a young age that music was his passion. As a teenager, music was not always an outlet he could consistently rely on. Fast forward a few years after travelling the world and writing a string of songs for other artists, including multi award winning artist Shaggy, Dayton James is now based out of Toronto and has set off on a new journey, this time writing his own story.

Check out DELANILA’s first music video ~ “Time Slips Away” ~ out today!

DELANILA is the project of multiple award-winning “notable cross-genre composer” (The New Yorker) and performer Danielle Eva Schwob, who has garnered international acclaim for her concert music, alt-rock songs and film scores.

mxdwn PREMIERE: DELANILA Reflects on Disconnect in the Internet Age in New Video for “Time Slips Away”

Slothrust announces new EP ‘Peach’ | Out 10/25 on Dangerbird Records

Slothrust is announcing their latest EP, Peach, to be released on October 25 on Dangerbird Records. Produced by the Grammy-nominated Billy Bush (Garbage, Muse, Neon Trees, Natasha Bedingfield), the EP highlights Slothrust’s versatile and ever-evolving body of work. Billboard says, “You’re never going to fully figure out Slothrust, but rest assured, it’s well worth the effort.” That sentiment rings true on Peach.


Camp 8 today reveals gorgeous new single Barbie. The project of Melbourne born frontman Reuben Apirana, Camp 8 made an impression with their debut offering Everything earlier in the year. A beautifully crafted, widescale indie folk cut, ‘Barbie’ cements Camp 8 as an act to add to your radar. Speaking on the release, Apirana states:

JP Saxe Drops “Women Who Look Like You” Video Featuring Guapdad 4000, Premieres With The FADER

Today, Toronto-born, LA-based singer-songwriter, JP Saxe, releases the official music video for “Women Who Look Like You” featuring rapper Guapdad 4000 via Arista Records. The video premiered exclusively with the FADER, and follows JP’s heartrending single, “Same Room” as well as fan favorite, “The Few Things.” The video was directed by Jason Lester (Fall Out Boy) and filmed in Los Angeles.


Atlantic recording artist Melanie Martinez has made an extraordinary chart debut with her acclaimed new album and accompanying full-length film, “K-12,” entering the SoundScan/Billboard 200 at #3 – the multi-talented pop phenomenon’s highest chart placement thus far. In addition, “K-12” is the #1 Alternative album, #1 Soundtrack album, #1 LP Vinyl album, #2 Pop album and #3 Top album. Internationally, “K-12” has entered the Top 10 in Canada, Australia, Ireland, Netherlands, UK, New Zealand and Spain. Furthermore, ­K-12 the film has been viewed over 20 million times on YouTube in one week. “K-12” the album is available now at all music retailers and streaming services.


Beginning production in early October in Montreal, Lee Daniels will direct and produce THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLY HOLIDAY, a new feature film about the legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday. In 2010, Daniels received an Academy Award nomination for Best Director and was the first African American to receive a Director’s Guild of America Nomination for Best Director for his critically acclaimed film PRECIOUS. Daniels also helmed the global box-office hit, THE BUTLER in 2013, grossing over $175M worldwide.

Lee Daniels Sets Cast For ‘The United States Vs. Billie Holiday’ With Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Garrett Hedlund & Natasha Lyonne