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Says Lous, “‘Tout est gore’ is a trap song. “Tout est gore” is when it is so bloody that it becomes funny. “Tout est gore” is about living in the fast lane. Being extra in everything you do. Like life has been an extra bitch to you so many times. Laugh at it and live faster. Twerk stronger. Because this has been your sole way to exorcize your pain since forever.”

INTERSTITIA: Cvlt Nation Premieres “Exosphere” Video

Instrumental ambient/electronic outfit INTERSTITIA – the solo project of one Graham Scala (Bleach Everything, Harmonic Cross) – released its debut full-length album, Ever Onward Ever Inward, through Pax Aeternum in July. Now, a psychedelic video for the album’s “Exosphere” track has been issued through a premiere hosted by Cvlt Nation.

Watch the dreamscape of Interstitia “Exosphere”

Released Today: 12/6 “Gonna Be Fine”- Toby Ernest

“Gonna Be Fine,” the second single from Toby Ernest’s forthcoming album “Camino Real” has been released today, 12/6.

A Daytime Disco track soaked in dreamy pads, with a funky bass line and catchy chorus, “Gonna Be Fine” follows up Toby Ernest’s debut single “Rescue Me” which premiered on KCRW in September, followed by Toby’s feature on Kasper Bjørke’s “Water” and their cover of Alessi Brother’s 1975 classic “Seabird.”


Country artist and native Texan Joe Buchanan just released his second album, BACK FROM BABYLON. This is country like you remember it. Southern roots forward, stories that dig deep, and a little bit of honky-tonk. With inspiration from the Torah and his South Texas upbringing, Buchanan’s lyrics speak straight and true. Whether kicking back to the fast-rising steel guitar and drums, or slow cruising across the dance floor to an easy ballad, his slow drawl and sweet twang will pull you in.


Teyana Taylor – multi-hyphenate R&B superstar singer, songwriter, producer, director, dancer/choreographer, actor, fitness guru, model, mother, Harlem native – announces the release of “We Got Love,” her brand new single available today via G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam Recordings. In celebration of the new single release, Teyana will be headlining her own Art Basel Miami concert series in partnership with Def Jam and Courvoisier tonight.

Sarah Mary Chadwick shares new single ‘When Will Death Come’, new LP out 1/24/20 on Sinderlyn

Multi-instrumentalist and visual artist Sarah Mary Chadwick is not a new face to Melbourne’s music community. After moving to Australia from her native New Zealand to pursue a career in music, Sarah spent a decade fronting the grunge band Batrider. Eventually becoming tired of the collaborative requirements intrinsic to band life, Sarah shifted her focus to songwriting independently, drawing inspiration from “weird old New Zealand musicians” like Peter Jefferies, Chris Knox, and Australia’s Pip Proud and the way they tinker away and work for decades for “little to no commercial success.” This inspiration is obvious in Sarah’s performance as she simultaneously savors and mocks the pedestal that her creativity affords her, acknowledging that “it’s a position of power being on a microphone” and how “it’s a desperate demand to be seen. It’s funny and really sad.”

Heart Like War Release New EP “Thoughts On This” via Indie Vision Music

“‘Thoughts On This’ is about gathering up the pieces of our lives, getting up to move on from a broken place. It picks up where their previous release ‘Start Over’ left off and is meant to bring comfort and hope to those who may be healing from a difficult life situation. When it’s cold and dark, turn up the lights and let’s make some noise, before we run out of time.”

Jauz Links Up With Dubloadz on High-Octane New Single ‘Super Hott’

US artists Jauz and Dubloadz have joined forces on new single ‘Super Hott’, out now via Bite This!

Showcasing both producer’s energetic production styles, ‘Super Hott’ is the lead track off Dubloadz forthcoming Dubloadz Presents: Houseloadz Vol. 1 EP, coming out on December 13th via Jauz’s imprint Bite This!.


“Beetlejuice,” one of several stunning tracks on Mariah’s RCA Records debut project Master, landed on Vice’s “The 28 Best R&B Songs of Summer 2019,” NPR’s Heat Check weekly roundup and sparked Pitchfork to declare Mariah as “a major new voice in R&B.” Executive produced by Tory Lanez, the 10-track EP made Nylon’s “The 15 Best Music Releases of the Week” list, while Pitchfork described it as “a layered, mesmerizing portrait of modern romance.”

Yoshi Flower Releases New Mixtape “I Will Not Let My Love Go To Waste” Today

Of the making of the mixtape, Yoshi recalls “Half way through making this project I woke up in the hospital. I’ll spare the details, I’m not here to glorify self-destruction. I had made some stupid decisions that led me to rethink my second chance at life. I didn’t want to let my love go to waste. These songs are a collection of confrontation; how we change as people and how we deal with love, heartbreak, depression, addiction, and the extreme gamut of existence.”


At only sixteen years old, The Kid LAROI is one of his city’s most promising acts. He’s already received many notable co-signs including JuiceWRLD, 6LACK, and Lil Skies and provided tour support for a number of artists.

Zoë Phillips – Track: Numb

Drawing from experiences within mental health, ‘Numb’ acts as an antidote in which the pairing of direct lyricism and striking vocals creates a sound that is both soothing and instant. Featuring atmospheric guitar soundscapes, and supported by production from gold and platinum record songwriter & producer Jack Gourlay, this emerging sound could be compared to the likes of Billie Marten and Lucy Rose. This is the first of a collection of new songs inspired by Zoë’s recent solo traveling trip across the world, with further single releases in the run-up to a forthcoming 2020 EP.

Zoë Phillips – Numb | New Music

Tove Lo Taps BloodPop and BURNS For ‘Sweettalk my Heart.”

GRAMMY Award® nominated artist Tove Lo is joined by two of music’s most sought after producers, BloodPop® and BURNS, who have teamed up to put their spin on her latest hit, “Sweettalk my Heart,” taken from Tove Lo’s fourth studio full-length, Sunshine Kitty [Island Records]. Their Vitaclub remix is the first collab between the power pop and dance trailblazers and the result is a club certified release that will surely demand more from the duo. Speaking on the new track, Tove reveals “I was super excited when two of my favorites – Bloodpop and Burns – were down to remix Sweettalk my heart. I love this take on it and I’m also excited to be part of their first release together!”

The Wrecks Share “Fvck Somebody“, Out via Big Noise

The Wrecks return today with the defiant breakup single “Fvck Somebody”, available on all digital platforms. The track highlights The Wrecks’ penchant for irrepressible indie rock hooks and proves they can be pissed off and beat down but they’ll always be so, so goddamn catchy.

Cathedral Bells releases propulsive shoegaze single “Ephemeral” | Debut LP out in March

They say you can’t go home again, but for Matt Messore it took returning to his hometown of Cassadaga, Florida to discover a new path forward. After traveling across the country and time spent in his former group, Dear Tracks, Messore indulged his DIY bedroom pop leanings working as Cathedral Bells.