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Russian Baths Announce Debut LP “Deepfake” | Stream “Parasite” + “Tracks” Now

Russian Baths fuses the abrasive sounds of ’80s New York, the angular outbursts of DC hardcore, shoegaze’s torrents of noise and the suffocating anxiety of the Information Age. Their operation goes deep. One part horror movie soundtrack, serene still life and personal confession, the band’s music is at once imposing and intimate. As with their namesake, Russian Baths’ work is a place where hidden things happen, sometimes beautiful, sometimes tragic, always obscured, but calling to be explored.

OTHER AMERICANS Premiere Video for “Salt Mines – Sparkling Doom Remix”

Just a few days before the release of their second self-titled EP (out October 1, 2019), OTHER AMERICANS are teaming up with Ghettoblaster to premiere the hypnotic video for their song “Salt Mines (SparklingDoom Remix by Mensa Deathsquad)”. This is one of the four remixed tracks on the new EP, courtesy of guitarist Brandon Philips’ EDM project, MENSA DEATHSQUAD, who add their own rhythmic electro flair to the neon-noir synth-drenched tracks of Other Americans.

GRAE // ‘Woman’s World’

Born from disgust and despair, Woman’s World is an empowering two fingers up to at catcallers. In a bid to denormalise Street Harassment GRAE has brought this issue to the forefront with her new anthemic release produced by KYAN.

no-man (Tim Bowness, Steven Wilson) announce new album

Eleven years on from the band’s last release – the melancholy song suite, Schoolyard Ghosts – no-man returns with a gloriously ambitious statement unlike anything in its back catalogue. Consisting of two connected 20 minute long, five-part pieces (Love You To Bits and Love You To Pieces), the album combines shimmering Pop and pulsating Electronica elements in fresh and surprising ways (incorporating aspects of Fusion, Ambient and much more).


“Ice Cream” follows the release of his infectious single “Uno.” The track, which blends Hispanic culture (peppered with Spanish lines) and Hip-hop’s thump, has been climbing up the charts, boasting over 80 million audio and video streams to date and hitting #2 on Spotify Global and U.S. Viral 50 Chart. “Uno” was recently certified GOLD by the RIAA.. The song has received praises from Drake, Quavo, Kylie Jenner, Young Thug, Meek Mill, Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Pump, Kehlani and many more.


The song “Let It Burn” is the title track to GospelbeacH’s new studio album, and features cosmic solos by the beloved, late Neal Casal (RIP).

Let It Burn is GospelbeacH’s exquisite follow-up to Another Summer Of Love and the third proper studio album by the infamous Los Angeles rock combo. The band’s prestigious collective resume includes members of Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Beachwood Sparks, Circles Around The Sun, The Tyde and Hard Working Americans.

Track Premiere: GospelbeacH “Let It Burn”

Seanu Delivers Newest Single Today That’s Wrapped Up in the Details of Blossoming Love

Today, Baltimore-raised and Seattle-based Singer-Songwriter & Producer Seanu drops his newest single titled “BB Girl” worldwide. The song, all about finding love in a new city is the energy that is fueling this latest single. It’s all about getting wrapped up in the small details of blossoming love. The smiles, the outfits, and most of all, those intimate details that expose themselves so coyly when you start sharing your world with someone. “BB Girl” lives in those little moments.

THE NIGHT WATCH: Cinematic Instrumental Quartet Featuring Members Of Musk Ox

Canadian progressive instrumental quartet THE NIGHT WATCH, featuring Musk Ox guitarist and Agalloch collaborator Nathanael Larochette and violinist Evan Runge (also of Musk Ox), will release their long-awaited third full-length this November, An Embarrassment Of Riches.


There’s no slowing down energetic DJ/pianist/producer/music director LP Giobbi, who is about to head out on the R.I.P Shame World Tour this week with her Animal Talk Collective partner and collaborator Sofi Tukker, bringing her exuberant performance to cities across the US and Canada. An additional LA date has been announced with LP joining Galantis at Shrine Expo Hall on October 18.

With each single, LP sonically takes the listener through a different journey that sees her seamlessly move through various genres with ease and finesse, creating an irresistible carnivalesque vibe sure to get anyone in any particular genre vibing and will get dance floors moving when she’s bringing it on stage. That’s why she’s been co-signed by some of music’s biggest names and brands, providing mixes to Diplo’s Revolution on SiriusXM, collaborating with tech outfits ROLI and Native Instruments, and partnering with brands like Moog, Guitar Center, and Roland.