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Shana Falana announces new album + shares new vid :: Out 10/25 on Arrowhawk

“Psychedelic dream pop dashed on the rocks of goth defiance” – Stereogum

“If you want to zone out, Shana Falana’s alluring debut LP gives many opportunities to do so.” – Pitchfork

Rodrigo y Gabriela announce fall US tour dates

Rodrigo y Gabriela have announced new US live dates for the fall, beginning in Sugar Land, TX, on November 15, and ending in Miami Beach, FL, on December 6, with a slew of dates throughout the midwest and southeast in between. Rodrigo y Gabriela have been bringing their incendiary stage performance to fans across the globe in support of their latest album, METTAVOLUTION. The acoustic duo’s first album in five years, METTAVOLUTION marks the most ambitious music of Rodrigo y Gabriela’s remarkable two-decade career and was one of NPR’s top 6 albums of the week upon release. Three years in the making, the LP embraces the duo’s passionate interest in Buddhism, the history of human evolution and the liberation of the potential we have as a species, all expressed through the medium of two acoustic guitars.


In honor of the 35th anniversary of Def Jam Recordings, KITH is releasing a collaborative collection celebrating the history and legacy of the label.

The standout piece from the collection is without a doubt the iconic varsity jacket. Originally debuting in 1985, the jacket was more than just a piece of outerwear for employees and artists at Def Jam; it was a symbol for the culture as a whole.

Belgian Heavy Sludge/Post-Hardcore Doomsters LETHVM share opening track from upcoming album with “Fatigue”

About two years after the release of their debut full-length record ‘This Fall Shall Cease’ , doom/post-hardcore/sludge mammoths LETHVM unveiled a first audio excerpt from their forthcoming sophomore album with the song “Fatigue” available right now on Bandcamp.

Rising Hip Hop Artist Shaun Sloan Releases Powerful New Single and Visual “Wait For Me”

SHAUN SLOAN is a South Central-bred, Philadelphia hip hop artist that is quickly on the rise to being a household industry name. Having been openly documenting his journey with sickle cell disease, Shaun’s hope it to motivate his fans and the youth all over the world that you can still remain resilient and strong through your battles.

OTF Signee Booka600 Packs a Punch in Flex-Heavy “POW” Video

Tunefully relating his state-of-mind, Chicago’s Booka600 follows in the footsteps of his mentor Lil Durk. Packing a formidable melodic punch on his new video single, Booka shares “POW.” Punctuating each line with an emphatic rhyme, “POW” is an infectious and hard-hitting drill anthem, providing the perfect opportunity for Booka to tout his well-earned riches: “Look at my chain, POW/Look at my ring, blaow.” In the video, Booka retreats to an empty house in the woods, plotting his next move and laying in wait for anyone who might try to pull up. “POW” is Booka’s first new song since the release of Word To LA, Booka’s recent project.

SIPPY Drops Syrupy, Bass-Forward Sounds on New Noise Debut “Live That Way” Feat. Cassandra Kay

Highlighted alongside the likes of 1788-L, Fisher and Cray by YourEDM as one of 40 “Artists to Watch in 2019,” SIPPY is making massive waves down under and around the globe. A graduate of ICON Collective Music Production School in Los Angeles and an owner and instructor at 3 DJ/production schools across Australia, SIPPY’s studio abilities are first-rate. As a result, her name is synonymous with creative, meticulous, champion bass sounds. Earlier this summer SIPPY was called upon by Nike to remix “Everything We Ever Dreamed Of,” the collaboration from Nina Las Vegas, KLP, Kota Banks, Graace, Thandi Phoenix and Ninajirachi, in support of Australia’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup run. On the DJ side, SIPPY recently crafted a stunning Triple J Mix Up guest DJ Mix, in support of her four month debut Australian headline tour.

Nicole Moudaber Returns for US Fall Tour + ‘Seeing It Through’ Remix EP 1 and more!

After a non-stop summer tour that saw the DJ, producer, label head, and radio host on both sides of the Atlantic, global techno ambassador Nicole Moudaber will make her way back to the United States this fall. With an ongoing wave of new original and remix productions along with dynamic releases from her imprint, MOOD Records, Nicole Moudaber continues to drive her brand of authoritative techno. Offering a slight taste ahead of her North American kickoff on October 11, fans can tune into Nicole Moudaber packing a barrage of dancefloor ready weapons on the BBC Radio 1 airwaves for her third Essential Mix appearance on September 21.

MTV’s SnowGlobe Music Festival Announces 2019 Artist Lineup

MTV today unveiled the highly-anticipated lineup for its SnowGlobe Music Festival, North America’s premiere New Year’s destination experience, taking place in South Lake Tahoe, C.A. on December 29-31, 2019.

The three-day MTV event will host a diverse lineup of acclaimed artists across three unique stages with a mix of new art installations, the return of the iconic MTV Lodge, with the largest brand footprint featuring premium giveaways throughout the event, and SnowGlobe’s beloved Big Air activation – showcasing professional ski and snowboard demos alongside sets on the mainstage.

TRAGIC DEATH: Apocalyptic Metal Unit To Release Born Of Dying Embers EP; New Track Streaming + Preorders Available

Boasting three restless tracks of haunting blackened cataclysmal death, the EP was recorded at their own Gateway Studios, mixed by TRAGIC DEATH drummer Cody Stein, mastered by Adam Tucker (False, Thou, Void Omnia, Ulthar) at Signaturetone Recordings in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and features the foreboding cover art of J.Nihil of Nightside Reflections.

Skope Magazine: CIVILIANA’s “Melt”

Canadian alternative rock band CIVILIANA has completed a three-part musical story arc with the release of “Melt” – its newest digital single and music video.

Frames “Cursed” Release date 9/20

Cursed, the debut EP from Richmond, VA’s Frames will be released on September 20 via Know Hope Records (Vinnie Caruana, twentythreenineteen).

Chris Buke | Track: Same Thing

Chris Burke is a 24 year old electronic dance music producer from Aberdeen, Scotland.
Having produced pop, rock and country music in his late teens and early twenties, Burke decided to delve into the electronic dance music world on his 24th birthday. Writing his first 2 singles “Dreamers” and “Space and Time” within the first 3 days of producing.