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Six-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated superstar, fashion trendsetter, and 21st century disruptor Travis Scott returns with his anxiously awaited new single “Highest In The Room” today.

EXTINCTION – release Official Lyric Video for “The Apocalypse Mark”

The Apocalypse Mark cover was designed by Roberto Toderico; Lyric video has been edit by Stefano Mastronicola – it’s the first official taste of Extinction forthcoming new album, due to be released via Revalve Records on October 18th.

Roosevelt Announces U.S. DJ Tour & Remixes Himself On New EP ‘Midnight Versions, Pt. 2’ Out Today Via Greco-Roman/City Slang

Roosevelt — née Marius Lauber — today released a new remix EP, Midnight Versions Pt. 2, and announced a U.S. DJ tour that finds the Cologne, Germany-based artist and producer embracing his penchant for dance floor-ready hooks. Following high profile remixes of Charlotte Gainsbourg, Rhye and CHVRCHES, the Midnight Versions Pt. 2 EP features 3 remixes of his recent album, Young Romance. Lauber explains, “With Midnight Versions Pt. 2 I wanted to show the dancefloor influence on the album, and turn the tracks into longer edits, with more time to breathe and evolve.”

Red River Dialect’s new album, Abundance Welcoming Ghosts, is out now on Paradise of Bachelors!

Straddling past and present, this is Red River Dialect’s most sunny and easygoing record to date… The record’s brilliance is most evident in its seamless shifts within the jam, as well as its general air of jubilance. Its earthen quality and atmospheric ease mirrors the mountains, rivers, and forests sung about by bandleader David Morris, a practicing Buddhist whose enlightenment is revealed through his lyrical poems and traditionally minded delivery. – Uncut


Today, singer-songwriter Dove Cameron shares two original songs, “Waste” and “Bloodshot.” Listen to both tracks, available now via Disruptor Records / Columbia Records. Dove co-wrote “Waste” with Delacey (Halsey) and Jonas Jeberg (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Jonas Brothers) and “Bloodshot” with William Zaire Simmons and Downtown Trevor Brown (Lizzo). The releases mark Dove’s first offering of original music to fans.

Emerging Norwegian artist Jakob Ogawa’s April EP out now + “April” video premieres at The FADER

“This versatility has allowed Ogawa to place himself as an auteur of small-scale musical vignettes that traverse everything from indie rock to straight-up dance pop, all tied together by his distinctive and flexible voice.”­—The FADER

Delta Sleep surprise release new EP ‘Younger Years’ + announce world tour | New EP out today via Big Scary Monsters

In the past 12 months Delta Sleep have released their second album, Ghost City, plus a Record Store Day EP of rarities (featuring guest vocals from Tricot) and played over 100 shows, including two sold out headline tours of the US, a whole host of festivals and supported Mineral across Europe for their 20th anniversary dates. The touring ended on the last day of June, so of course they went straight to a studio on July 1st to secretly record a new EP.


Please Rewind/Atlantic Records recording artist Jaymes Young has released his new song “Paradox” available now at all music retailers and streaming services HERE. Complete with the acclaimed singer’s gift of introspective yet relatable songwriting and unique production, the track is also accompanied by a mesmerizing visualizer, created by Jaymes himself. Check out the visualizer on his official YouTube channel, which boasts over 350K subscribers, HERE.

James Wesley Announces Release of “You Should Be Here With Me”

Today, Brooklyn-based quartet Desert Sharks share their debut album, Baby’s Gold Death Stadium, out now on all streaming platforms. Earlier this week, Talkhouse premiered the record, in full, ahead of its official release, and shared an exclusive interview with the band. The band is currently out on an East Coast Tour run in support of the debut LP, and will be returning home to Brooklyn for their album release show at The Broadway this Saturday evening, with support from New Myths and Nevva. Baby’s Gold Death Stadium is out now via Substitute Scene Records – order the limited edition gold vinyl via Bandcamp now.

Judith Owen Releases a Thrilling and Timely New Song, “I Still Dream of America”

Internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter and pianist Judith Owen will release a timely and heartbreaking new single, “I Still Dream of America,” on September 27. For the Welsh musician, who holds passports in both the UK and US, the song is at once deeply political and personal – she dedicates it to her mother-in-law, Dora Kohn, who fled Nazi-led Poland at the age of 19 to come to America, “and to everyone who has risked their lives for a better future and made this country the remarkable melting pot it is.”

FOR THE WIN Return With First Song In Over 2 Years

FOR THE WIN is swinging back with “As Forever,” the first taste of new music from the San Diego outfit since their 2017 release Heavy Thoughts. “We are thrilled to get this new song out to our fans, and we can’t thank them enough for all the support and encouragement over the years,” exclaims FOR THE WIN’s vocalist Kyle Christensen. Known for their addictive heaviness, powerful pop and fist-in-the-air singalongs, “As Forever” anchors an emotion that every person can relate to.

Jesse Eplan Blazes into High Gear with Latest Video for his Track “Bakwoods”

Fast rising hip hop star Jesse Eplan just dropped the smoking new video for his well received slow dance worthy anthem “Bakwoods”, which was released on all the major services earlier this year. The popping track details Jesse’s love and respect for one special woman, and for the recreational activities he enjoys doing only with her; regardless of the endless line of shortys looking to get with him and his green sticky leaf.

COMA Share Video for New Single “Bits and Pieces,”

Cologne, Germany’s electronic duo COMA today shared a video for new single “Bits and Pieces”—a track laced with 90’s indietronica and dream pop influences—off their forthcoming album Voyage Voyage. The clip features time-lapse footage of the assembly of a COMA puzzle, which was custom crafted for the band by Germany’s puzzle making legends, Ravensburger.


Earlier this month, nothing,nowhere. and Travis Barker shared the track “TRUE LOVE,” following the EP’s first single “DESTRUCTION,” which debuted with an official video this past August on The FADER. nothing,nowhere. detailed the collaboration to The FADER explaining, “Travis has been a huge influence on me my whole life. He is the reason I became interested in tattoos at a young age and was also one of the main reasons I decided to start learning how to play instruments. Working with him was some of the most fun I’ve had making music. it was just an organic process, it reminded me of hanging at a friend’s house when I was younger and just creating to create.”

New Grace Potter Track ‘Release’ Out Today

Grace Potter’s stark and powerful new piano ballad “Release” is available today. The new song off her forthcoming album Daylight “can only be described as holy,” says ESQUIRE in a recent interview with the acclaimed singer/songwriter. Daylight, Potter’s first new album in four years, is due for release via Fantasy Records on October 25th, 2019. Tickets for Potter’s recently announced North American headlining tour are on-sale starting today. The tour kicks off January 8th, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina and will hit theatres in major cities nationwide.

Pollstar Live75 – Metallica, Zac Brown Band, & OV7’s “90’s Pop” Top the Chart

Metallica tops LIVE75 for the sixth time this year, taking the No. 1 ranking with a mammoth sold-ticket average of 47,342 from shows in Europe at three stadiums and two outdoor concert sites. The band’s two September shows at San Francisco’s Chase Center also contribute to the average that is more than twice that of the No. 2 touring artist, Zac Brown Band, charting with a 10-show ticket average of 20,060.

CHAMPS’ new album The Hard Interchange out now via BMG

Over the past three years, the brothers spent time writing, recording and ultimately leaving the Isle of Wight to immerse themselves in the London music scene. It was in the East End where they ran into American producer Sean Oakley (Frank Ocean, Portugal The Man, James Blake) and felt immediate creative chemistry. The three committed to executing a vision and between the stone walls of a monastery-turned studio called Chale Abbey, The Hard Interchange was created.

The New Pornographers’ “In The Morse Code Of Brake Lights” out today

In The Morse Code Of Brake Lights, the highly anticipated new album from critically acclaimed group The New Pornographers, is out now via the band’s own Collected Work Records imprint in partnership with Concord Records.

Kim Cameron & Side FX Release New Song “Simply Naked”

What would happen if you stripped away every hesitancy, every fear, every wall that kept you from exploring true love? Would you feel naked? This new love song by Kim Cameron, slides you into a deep chill beat with lyrics that slowly unwrap every emotion. While at 112BPM, this track feels much faster, but still maintains that deep house lounge feel. Produced by Kevin Rockhill, this track will keep you asking for more.

New music: Gabriella Cilmi releases new track ‘Keep On Keeping’ today

Having sold out her intimate headline show at St. Pancras Old Church on November 7th two months in advance, Gabriella Cilmi recently announced a new London headline show, taking place at Oslo (Hackney) on May 27th, 2020. Tickets go on general sale now.


This is the third Thomas Wesley track, following “Heartless” featuring Morgan Wallen and “So Long” featuring Cam, of several forthcoming collaborations that are set to appear on Diplo’s country record due out later this year.