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MORTIFERUM: Disgorged From Psychotic Depths Debut LP From Pacific Northwest Death Outfit Streaming

Profound Lore Records presents Disgorged From Psychotic Depths, the debut LP from Pacific Northwestern US-based MORTIFERUM. One of the most goring, savage, doom-drenched death metal records of the year, the album is now available to be streamed in its entirety on the eve of its official release.

Jimmy Whispers shares “Your Car” music video

Jimmy Whispers released his debut album, Summer in Pain, in 2015. Inspired by outsiders like Daniel Johnston, Gary Wilson and R. Stevie Moore, Whispers made a name for himself in Chicago before ever releasing a note of music through his zines, anti-gun street art and manic live shows. Now, four years later Whispers returns with “Your Car” and an accompanying self-directed video that is appropriately goth for October.

Wet Tuna, the duo of Matt Valentine and PG Six, release Water Weird today on Three Lobed!

Long before the indie rock vampires got hip to the jam, Wet Tuna’s Matt Valentine and PG Six (Pat Gubler) were twisting folk-blues, the avant garde, west coast and Swedish psychedelia into a fat one in the beloved underground unit Tower Recordings.

Tower’s journey ended some time ago but MV and PG Six found new paths—Matt mostly around the MV & EE tree and Pat’s solo songwriter sojourns.


The art of collaboration is at the heart of “Charli,” a verified savior of pop, Charli seamlessly binds musical genres from the vast pop spectrum. With Executive Production by Charli XCX and A. G. Cook, collaborators include Lizzo, Christine and the Queens, Haim, Troye Sivan, Brooke Candy, CupcakKe, Big Freedia, Sky Ferreira, Clairo and Yaeji. Charli teamed with AR makeup artist Ines Alpha to design her artworks with a goal of dismantling classic beauty ideals, a pairing which resulted in her striking album cover.


Deemed an “artist on the rise” by Billboard, Blakk’s debut EP Minutes featured standout single “Love Me” (which has accumulated over 22 million streams worldwide) and saw editorial support via Parade, Alternative Press, Ones To Watch and more. A compelling live performer, Blakk spent early 2019 on tour supporting Gavin James following performances last year in support of NEEDTOBREATHE along their North American tour. Blakk is currently in the studio, putting the finishing touches on his forthcoming sophomore EP arriving early next year.


The BRIT Award-winning UK singer, songwriter, and artist continues to make waves on both sides of the pond. Billboard profiled him with an in-depth feature and praised What A Time To Be Alive as a “14-song collection of heartfelt lyrics, striking guitar and striking vocals.” He also delivered a standout performance of the breakout single “Just You & I” on The Late Late Show with James Corden. After its debut on March 1, What A Time To Be Alive spent 11 consecutive weeks on the UK Top 10 album chart. Meanwhile, the album put up impressive numbers across the board. “Leave A Light On” has tallied 500 million-plus cumulative streams and 143 million views thus far and soared to #1 in 20 countries.

Chris Rivers – In The Morning (Video) | A Love Story

Today the Bronx mc Chris Rivers released yet another of his masterfully executed videos: In The Morning. This time, Chris opts to slow it down and tell the story of a morning that leads to a lifetime. This is a Hiphop love story. Enjoy.

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Described by Blunt as a “hymn to his sons,” “I Told You” is a memorable and deeply moving track from a loyal father to his growing-up-too-quickly children. “Hymn is a great word,” Blunt reflects. “When I realized that things were going on at the older end of my family, with my father, I looked at my children and thought: these are things I need to say to you. We need to live every moment to the full, and celebrate the relationships we have. That’s what this song is about: it’s a celebration, with a dash of melancholy.”

James Blunt Reveals New Track ‘I Told You’

The Simple Radicals Speak Truth to Power with Socially Impactful Music Video for “New Revolution”

The dark and uplifting work is a shock to the senses that sparked an immediate dialogue across party lines while exceeding 6000 views just 24 hours after its release on Youtube. A decision made by the band not to delete any comments has been noted with surprise and respect from their sharpest critics. The Simple Radicals single response: “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.” (Evelyn Beatrice Hall)

Passenger’s “Let Her Go” Passes 1 Billion Spotify Streams       

British singer-songwriter Passenger, aka Mike Rosenberg, sees his breakout, international hit single “Let Her Go” become the 42nd song (and only the 7th song from a UK artist) to exceed 1 Billion streams on Spotify, joining an elite group that includes Ed Sheeran, Drake, Justin Bieber, Camila Cabello and Sia. “Let Her Go” is also on its way to the elusive Diamond certification, with nearly 10 Million paid streams and downloads in the U.S. alone. It’s already one of 18 tracks that are Diamond-certified in Canada, and the only track from a Canadian label to achieve such status.

Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela

The Nashville-based husband-and-wife duo of Ida Mae has announced their debut U.S. headlining tour this fall, followed by a tour supporting Rodrigo y Gabriela this fall. Closing out a banner year that saw the release of their debut album, as well as successful tours in support of Blackberry Smoke and Greta Van Fleet, Ida Mae has quickly established themselves as one of today’s most essential live acts in the Americana genre. – Photo by Dean Chalkley

New Music This Week – Big Thief, Danny Brown, Kim Gordon, and More

New Releases for October 11, 2019 – Here are the AllMusic editors’ picks for the most noteworthy releases this week. Looking for more? Visit our New Releases page.

DJ Snake, Sean Paul & Anitta Release Eye-Popping Video For “Fuego” FT. Tainy

Today marks the release of the fire-filled video for “Fuego” by DJ Snake, Sean Paul & Anitta ft. Tainy — a track from multi-platinum producer DJ Snake’s dynamic new album Carte Blanche. Directed by Colin Tilley (an award-winning filmmaker known for his work with Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, and Justin Timberlake), the video stars DJ Snake alongside legendary Jamaican artist Sean Paul and Brazilian singer/songwriter/actress Anitta.