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Brazy Reminds Us Why It’s Only Up From Here – ‘Its Up’

367 Ent. presents PTD Brazy, rising Westside Atlanta artist back as promised with the Official Music Video to It’s Up from his latest project Sacrifice The Mixtape. Brazy explains going through struggles in the streets and the justice system. Being around untrustworthy people could lead to a hard life, but Brazy reminds us with struggle comes success you just have to stay down for the come up.

New Track – Spread Festive Fear with LOVECRAFT’s “Naughty & Nice”

All adopting pseudonyms, LOVECRAFT is helmed by Lil Punkin (Evan “Kidd” Bogart), Deepkutz (MNDR), Norman Crates (Peter Wade) whose talents have already been tapped for use in the upcoming season of the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. We’ve attached some more information on LOVECRAFT and the track here and are happy to discuss creative coverage ideas.


K-pop supergroup, Monsta X, has teamed up with the most successful Latin Pop breakout star in recent times, singer-songwriter, five-time Latin Grammy nominee and American Grammy nominee, Sebastian Yatra, on a new culture- and genre-fusing hit titled “Magnetic.” The record is Monsta X’s sixth English-language release, further cementing their burgeoning presence here in the States. Their inimitable sound, combined with Sebastian Yatra’s soulful, incomparable vocals, is the perfect recipe for a hypnotic track that’s guaranteed to get stuck in your head from the very first listen.


Curated by Boston ska-punk kings The Mighty Mighty BossToneS, HomeTown ThrowDown is back, this year’s three-day festival titled “It’s A Plaid Plaid World” will take place at House of Blues Boston. All shows are all ages and support lineup as follows:

Dec. 27 Walker Roaders & Art Thieves
Sec. 28 Suicide Machines & Rebuilder
Dec. 29 Big D & The Kids Table

Boston Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving and advancing the health and well-being of children around the world through its life-changing work in clinical care, biomedical research, medical education and community engagement.

X Alfonso releases the video clip of Qué Pasa Aquí

At the Cuban Art Factory, an iconic scenario for culture in Havana, Cuban musician and producer X Alfonso will hold this Thursday, December 19, Inside X Alfonso, a question and answer session open to the public. Within the framework of the event, the transgressive artist will release the new video of his song Qué Pasa Aquí (What is Happening Here), the third single from his most recent album.

The video is a collaborative, audiovisual experience for which the creator summoned his followers to send him fragments of videos with which he made the material.

Anthony Danza – BIG BODY ft. Larry June (official music video)

Coming off a hot summer, releasing his 80s-influenced project The BBS Diaries, Danza showed his versatility not only as a producer but also as a writer as he lyrically held his own. A youtube surging single “G2G” which has organically seen +200k views in the last 6 months. A single (At All Costs) catching heavy air play via Shade45 “the smoking section”, along with a slew of high quality videos and features from west coast notables such as Jay Worthy, Danza had a buzz that sure kept eyes on him.

HYPERIA New Single ‘Dystopia’ – Out Today

Canadian metal group Hyperia have released a new single taken from the forthcoming album Insanitorium set for release via Sliptrick Records on January 14th, 2020. The band went on to explain the track; “Dystopia is a politically based track about the corruption that has been going on in our world, and continues to affect us every day, particularly on a governmental level. It’s a song that hits you in the face the entire way through with lots of intricate parts from every instrument. It’s a perfect representation of our debut album Insanitorium – melodic and catchy as well as fast and heavy.”


Fresh from her recent single ‘Talk Deep’ which Popjustice hailed as “Song Of The Week by about half a mile” and also hit triple j’s Most Played list, the 21-year-old Australian pop maverick E^ST (aka Mel Bester) shares the follow-up ‘Flight Path’. The two tracks provide a taster of her full-length debut album ‘I’m Doing It’, which will be released in 2020. She’s also set to announce some key live shows in the New Year.

Listen To E^ST’s New Single ‘Flight Path’

Beat City Tubeworks – ‘Succubus’ Music Video

Today, Beat City Tubeworks releases a new single and music video. “Succubus” is the first single taken from Beat City Tubeworks upcoming album “Top Rock”, set for release February 21st.

Just a couple of months after the release of Beat City Tubeworks re-mastered debut “I Just Cannot Believe It’s the Incredible”, the gasoline reeking boys from Jönköping, Sweden are back with a new full length. The album title, “Top Rock” speaks for itself. With the 10 brand new, top shelf rock ‘n’ roll tracks, Beat City Tubeworks takes the raw garage energy that was captured on their debut to a new level, making room for even more smoldering licks and memorable hooks. “Top Rock” will be released February 21st by The Sign Records, and will be available to enjoy on CD, vinyl and digital format.

Mujuice unveils intense official video for ‘Circle Of Salt’

Moscow-born artist Mujuice has unveiled the captivating official video for his track ‘Circle Of Salt’, out 20th December via his own Acid Pop imprint.

An intense, psychological thriller tackling themes of rebellion and police violence, the video tells the tale of an antihero whose troubled personality stems from a suppressed childhood. As he becomes an adult, the protagonist, played by Russian actor Alexander Kuznetsov begins taking the anger out on the people around him.

Finnish acoustic black metal band Nobody released ‘In the Arms of North’

NobodyFinnish one-man acoustic black metal band Nobody released a first single ‘In the Arms of North’ from the upcoming EP Gospel of the Goat which is set to be released on January 17th 2020 by Inverse Records.

Tuomas Kauppinen comments: “In the Arms of North is an invocation of the ancient pagan gods from Finland’s pre-christian era. Those entities have not forsaken us, and they can be summoned at will with proper Magick. This piece is a homage to bonfires, blood ritual and the djinns that science has forced us to renounce.”

Vanity San Francisco Promises an Unparalleled Nightlife Experience at New Year’s Eve Grand Opening

Vanity San Francisco, the Bay Areas most talked-about new nightlife venue, has announced a grand opening extravaganza that will treat guests to a nightlife experience unlike any other.

New multi-level nightlife venue Vanity San Francisco has yet to open for business, and yet it’s managed to generate an impressive amount of buzz. The venue’s opening was shrouded in mystery for some time, but details have finally been released – and have only served to build excitement exponentially. Scheduled for New Year’s Eve, December 31st, 2019, Vanity San Francisco’s Grand Opening fete is slated to be one of the biggest San Francisco events of both this year and next.