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King Von Shines Like a VVS 💎 in His Playful “No Flaws” Video

King Von made his name with visceral storytelling and harrowing realism, but he’s not afraid to cut loose and enjoy himself when the occasion calls. Making a case for himself as the perfect rapper and the perfect man, Von shares “No Flaws,” his new video. Produced by frequent Von collaborator Chopsquad DJ, whose spritely piano melody powers the song, “No Flaws” is a chance for Von to show off his melody and charm, following DJ’s piano with lilting punchlines: “Three cars my garage/I just put a horse in it.” In the video, Von works hard to shine hard, maintaining good habits for oral hygiene as he gives a tour of his cash-strewn home. “No Flaws” is the latest video from Grandson, Vol. 1, Von’s recently released debut mixtape, following the dramatic and romantic “F*ck Yo Man”, which has over 2.2 million views on YouTube.

Listen to Sandy’s mesmerizing new single, “Signals”

Sandy is a Brooklyn-based trio comprised of Samantha Pathe (synths/vocals), Stephen Pathe (drum machines/samples), and Jeff Carter (synths/vocals). The trio arose from the devastation wrecked by Hurricane Sandy throughout the Jersey Shore in 2012. After the storm destroyed the house Jeff was living in and left him stranded, Stephen offered Jeff a room in his Manasquan, NJ house. Under the same roof, under unfortunate circumstances, the pair naturally started playing music together. They soon brought in Stephen’s sister Samantha to play and write music with them and Sandy – the band – was born.

JIMMY EAT WORLD Joins Lineup for Riptide Music Festival

Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., has revealed that Jimmy Eat World will headline the Sunday lineup for its 4th annual “Riptide Music Festival powered by Ford,” a RADIO.COM event.

The two-day festival will feature over 20 musical performers including The Killers, The 1975, The Revivalists Silversun Pickups and Judah & The Lion, among others. “Riptide Music Festival powered by Ford” will be hosted by 104.3 The Shark (WSFS-FM), South Florida’s only alternative station, on November 23 and 24 on Fort Lauderdale Beach at 1100 Seabreeze Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Tickets from $29-$79 at www.riptidefest.com, Saturday and 2-day VIP are SOLD OUT.

Just Announced: Jimmy Eat World Joins #RiptideFest!

Ana Cristina Cash Brings Awareness With New Song, “Broken Roses” on World Mental Health Day

Ana Cristina Cash raises awareness and provokes conversation about mental health issues with the release of a powerful and thought-provoking song and music video on World Mental Health Day, October 10. The new song, “Broken Roses,” tells the difficult love story of a troubled relationship involving mental health, alcohol and drug abuse challenges.

Video Premiere: Ana Cristina Cash’s “Broken Roses”

Odessa – ‘All Things’

Odessa was at a low point. Her record deal had crumbled, her savings account was depleted, and, worst of all, her creative well had run dry. With pressure mounting on all sides and nowhere to call home, she decided that the only sensible course of action was to cut her losses and, quite literally, head for the hills.

Serendipity – ‘So Wise’ x Spotify

Serendipity is an Indie singer/songwriter based in Southern California, but found her voice through her time spent in the NorCal slam poetry scene as well as multiple cross country road trips. Her songs are confessional, writing about loves, losses and friendships encountered on her path through life. The music is honest and forthright, embracing her foibles and personal responsibility but doesn’t lose track of the humor and beauty that is in the world proving Serendipity as a promising voice to her generation.


Today, Rich Forever Music releases the music video for “Party Bus” ft. Rich The Kid, Famous Dex, and Jay Critch off of Rich Forever 4. Directed by David Camarena, the trio re-unite for the visual for the album fan-favorite “Party Bus” reminding listeners what each of the acclaimed rappers bring to the table with eclectic flows and catchy bars.

Fossil Arms (Choir Boy, Sculpture Club) uncovers beauty in death with “Petals”

Fossil Arms, an band that includes Chaz Costello of Choir Boy, Human Leather, and Sculpture Club, released a new single, “Petals” last week.

Costello had the following to say about it, “This song is extremely special and important to me. It came out of the confusion and grief of having my grandma die in my arms. I spent years living that day over and over in my mind. It tore me up. It took a long time to move past the anger and sadness.

New Music Video: Berne with powerful Oceans (Fans of The xx, Joy Division, Kate Bush)

Berne are London-based duo merging the ethereal vocals of Deborah Borg Brincat and the dreamy soundscapes of Gianluca Pulvirenti into emotive reverb-laden alt-pop songs.

Guided By Voices Announce ‘Sweating The Plague’ Listening Party, Share New Track | 12-Song LP Out 10/25 On GBV Inc.

“…Producer Travis Harrison wanted to maintain GBV’s signature lo-fi style without having it sound “homemade.” He accomplishes just that on the anthemic, guitar-led “Heavy Like The World”…”
– Stereogum

“(“Heavy Like The World”) Gentle, vaguely melancholic circular guitar lines spiral into a rousing chorus celebrating life and companionship, played energetically by the band’s regular line-up of the past few years”


Having only released their first EP in October 2018, ATEEZ has already seen massive success. In March, the group kicked off their first ever tour, The Expedition Tour, with dates in Brooklyn, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, and Los Angeles. The group later went on to touring 10 additional dates in Europe. All 15 of the dates were SOLD-OUT. Following the tour, the group debuted on Billboard’s Social 50 chart (peaked at #22) in April 2019.

San Diego act Drug Hunt releasing the track “The Blood”

“The Blood” is a song that examines humanity’s beliefs in Creation and divine intervention. It’s a song that journeys to the source of religious and spiritual ideologies in an attempt to decipher them. Since their youth, the principals of Drug Hunt make such journeys: they’ve traveled from the Native American reservations of the Four Corners region in the U.S., to the Mayan tribal lands in band member Rory Morison’s hometown of Chiapas, Mexico. They’ve researched ancient religions, participated in sacred ceremonies, and practiced eastern methods of enlightenment through yoga and meditation. “The Blood” is rooted in a reflection of this immersion

CREATURE FEAR share ‘Makeup’ music video, on tour now

Currently in the middle of an east coast tour, Melbourne’s Creature Fear today unveil vibrant accompanying visuals for new singe, ‘Makeup’, premiering via Happy Mag.

Directed by Amy Pollock and Tim Williams, the playful visuals follow the five-piece though scenes of everyday suburban life, disrupted by unexpected, electric moments. Amy Pollock says of the collaboration, “It’s amazing what can happen when creativity and energy flow without hesitation. The presence of Creature Fear and their music is undeniable. It was such a whirlwind of ideas and brilliant excitement. Being involved in projects like this is exactly why we love what we do. Being able to work together was a brilliant partnership and it was an absolute delight to see it all come together.”

PREMIERE: Creature Fear wanna wear Makeup in their playful new video