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MOSSS dazzles again on brilliant new single ‘Bound To Happen’

LA via Brooklyn artist MOSSS dazzles again with his new single ‘Bound To Happen’. Sitting within a world that combines elements of indie, funk and R&B, MOSSS (real name Rob McCurdy) is a unique artist whose distinctive sound allows him to tap into a multitude of diverse fanbases. The single is his first new music for almost a year and hints at the possibility of a wider project on the horizon.

Daniel Martin Moore shares new music video from his forthcoming LP out 10/04

Oct 04 – Berea, KY – Levitt AMP Concert Series
Oct 11 & 12 – Lexington, KY – Ravenhouse
Oct 18 – Louisville, KY – WFPK Live Lunch
Oct 19 – Louisville, KY – ODEON
Nov 08 – Whitesburg, KY – Appalshop Theatre
Nov 09 – Marlinton, WV – Pocahontas County Opera House
Nov 16 – NKY house show – “Parlor & Patio”
[additional dates to be announced soon]

NYC alt-pop rising star PETRA takes back the narrative with anthemic new single “Luckboy” (exchange the L for an F…)

Ethereal echoes form a tapestry of sound entwine the halls where PETRA hits the stage. Yes, she’s known for her “hook-drenched, danceable, optimistic pop” and “electrifying persona,” however her canon of songs, much like a diary of her life, showcases a multitude of genres ranging from old rock to straight-up pop and a deep understanding of the art of sound. PETRA is ready to showcase her next chapter of sound with her newest single “Luckboy”, where she yanks the narrative from the hands of yet another selfish guy!


That’s made him a hot tip amongst tastemaker media, including NME, Hunger, Wonderland, Idolator and Clash. At the same time, his immediately enticing songwriting makes a fervent emotional connection, resulting in millions of streams and a growing list of influential fans including Fatboy Slim and Felix Jaehn – it’s clear that Brother Leo is going places.

New EP from Louisville, KY indie folk quartet Bendigo Fetcher

The inflections on Memory Fever are vigilant and carefree; rugged and visual. Reframing adulthood within prisms of comfort and nostalgia, the newest EP from Louisville’s Bendigo Fletcher not only heartens connection between our present and past selves – it fosters a sense of accomplishment in the growing processes that everyone shares.


Australian artist Tones And I has shared today an official music video for “The Kids Are Coming.” Directed by Alan Del Rio Ortiz (Blood Orange, Solange, Maggie Rogers), the video clip is streaming now on her YouTube channel. “The Kids Are Coming” features as the title track from Tones And I’s debut EP, which is available now on all streaming platforms via Elektra Records [artwork / track list below]. The EP is led by Tones And I’s international smash “Dance Monkey,” which has made a massive global impact, hitting #1 in 10 countries around the world and amassing over 210 million streams to date.

Flume shares new single “Rushing Back” featuring Vera Blue

Of the song, Vera Blue, aka Celia Pavey, explains, “[Harley] threw me a bunch of ideas and I was riffing over the songs, just humming melodies that came to my head based on how the song made me feel. There were a couple of ideas I resonated with but I really fell in love with this one as soon as I heard the first few chords, which eventually blossomed into [Rushing Back].”

KING VOODOO Release ‘TVC’ Music Video

UK rockers KING VOODOO have released a new music video for ‘TVC’, the track is taken from their debut EP ‘4’, which will be released on November 8th, 2019.

This foot stomping, head banging tune is all about a group of 5 people who created “The Vegas Club”. The Vegas Club is all about their passion for the greatest place on earth Las Vegas, what goes on with gambling and partying, it’s an experience that you have to sing along to.

CYCLES OF THE DAMNED Premieres New Song @ The Obelisk

“One might go on through the thesaurus and find every other term to substitute for “brutal” in describing the aural oppression Cycles of the Damned emit or the frighteningly methodical nature of their delivery, but if you don’t get the idea by now, there’s probably nothing I can say that’s going to be as effective as hearing the music itself, so dig in…” ~ The Obelisk

Cycles of the Damned Premiere “Those Left Behind”; A Time to Survive out Oct. 12


Breakout alt-rock trio Wallows announce new 2020 North American headline tour dates and release their cutting-edge animated music video for “Treacherous Doctor,” taken from the band’s critically-acclaimed debut album ‘Nothing Happens.’ The highly imaginative video, created via stop motion animation using felt cutouts, was produced by the inventive studio dreambear and directed and animated by Lawrence Becker. Watch HERE.

CONFESSIONS OF A TRAITOR Release New Single And Official Video For ‘Myra’

Heavy melodic London metallers Confessions Of A Traitor have released new track Myra featuring Ryan Kirby, vocalist of US metalcore band Fit For A King, alongside an emotional accompanying music video.

Editors unveil new video for ‘Black Gold’ directed by Rahi Rezvani

Directed by long time collaborator Rahi Rezvani, the video sees frontman Tom Smith display instinctive acting ability alongside US actress Nicole Stark. Driving a red Ford Mustang through the desert, the couple stop at a desolate motel and gas station, as their volatile relationship falls apart at the seams. The destruction of their relationship is mirrored by the sparse desert imagery in which Tom remonstrates alone with nature, and the desolate, dusty motel, where his lover waits alone.