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Country legend John Anderson returns with “Years” out April 10

Created in the midst of a serious health crisis, Years is the product of the unlikely and, ultimately, richly rewarding collaboration between Anderson with Auerbach, who wrote all ten songs on the album together along with help from Paul Overstreet, Pat McLaughlin, Ferguson, Dee White, Joe Allen, Bobby Wood and Larry Cordle.

Irish Songwriter Siobhan O’Brien Releases Anticipated Single “The King’s Fool”

Conveying honesty and vulnerability, contemporary singer-songwriter Siobhán O’Brien releases new single “The King’s Fool”, off her new album You Can’t Run Out of Love. With heartfelt lyrics, O’Brien brings a compelling track about her assimilation into the US and combines it with the feelings of frustration in trying ‘make it’ as a musician.

Upcoming: Pop Riser Nykki Shows The Sheer Depth Of Her Artistry With Piano-Led Version Of ‘Lost My Mind’

“Showing the extent of her range with every release” as written by Wonderland Magazine in their recent ‘New Noise’feature, Nykki strips the production back to its bare, beautiful essence, with her unmistakable honeyed vocals taking centre stage without losing the killer hook created with writer and producer Tim Deal – known for co-writing Tom Walker’s single ‘My Way’, as well as co-writing and co-producing ‘Waste’ on Lily Allen’s latest album.

CREAM With a K Releases Debut Self-Titled Album TODAY

Capturing her 90’s influences perfectly with a heady dose of power pop reminiscent of The Pixies and Beck, Tatlock is in a league of her own on her fantastic debut full-length.


Los Angeles’ darkwave trio has returned following a groundbreaking 2019 with a brand new, reworked single titled “All Yours All Mine (Darker Days Mix)” that is now available on all streaming services. In a continuous process of inspired creativity, the band has no plans to slow down this year with additional new music forthcoming.

Jeffrey James Reveals New Single “Downtown”

The East London EP was birthed during a month-long songwriting trip to London in early 2019. James worked with legendary UK producers such as Geoff Swan (Charli XCX, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay), Jackson Dimiglio-Wood (Shawn Mendes), Dan Weller (SikTh), and Dan McDougal (Liam Gallagher), creating a uniquely cross-Atlantic record that draws on James’ Nashville influences, combining them with the blue-eyed soul sounds that have been dominating the UK charts.

Esterly Releases “Where is My Mind? (feat. Sø),” Announces EP ‘RESET’

Feeding the Chicago natives’ fascination with avant garde film scores, Esterly embarked on a pioneer project. Taking notes from visionary composers such as Hans Zimmer and Danny Elfman, Esterly meticulously selected culturally influential classics to cover with cinematic flare recreating the very narrative each song represents through his sonic alchemy.

Marion Belle (Fatal Jamz) shares debut single, “Soundcheck,”

Regarding the song, Belle stated: “The song refers to specific encounters I experienced during the Weyes Blood tour but also to moments I’ve experienced over the years as a performer where music has brought me into confrontation with my past. Bram was a producer I’ve known about for a long time and then was connected to through Terrible Records. At his studio in Highland Park we bonded immediately and wrote the song in a day over an acoustic guitar riff. It’s the first of much more from Marion Belle to come.”

Premiere: Marion Belle, ‘Soundcheck’

Bassel & The Supernaturals Release New Single, “Aleppo”

assel & The Supernaturals recently inked a digital distribution deal with Six Degrees Records and are proud to release their first single through this new partnership. “Aleppo” is the third single from the band’s upcoming album Smoke & Mirrors, and celebrates the heritage of the oldest continuously civilized city on Earth. Bassel Almadani is a first generation Syrian-American who uses soulful melodies, funk inspired grooves, and captivating lyrics to help shine light on humanitarian issues and the modern day challenges facing Syrians across the world. The stunning artwork is a throwback photo of Bassel’s mother and her friend at the Saint Simon Citadel near Aleppo in the mid-1970s.

G. Love’s Anticipated New Album “The Juice” Released Today

G. Love released his anticipated new album The Juice via Philadelphonic/Thirty Tigers. Co-produced and co-written with four time Grammy award-winner Keb’ Mo’, the electrifying new album also features a slew of special guests including Robert Randolph, Marcus King and Roosevelt Collier. G. Love has also released several animated videos for featured tracks including “Go Crazy”, “SoulBQue” and “Shake Your Hair”. For more insight, view the recent Billboard Feature, and watch G. Love perform a stripped-down Paste Session.

BLEED THE SKY Release Full Length Album This Way Lies Madness

Orange County, CA metalcore band BLEED THE SKY released their new record This Way Lies Madness today via Art is War Records. In addition, the band will hit the road in support of their new release with Skinlab beginning on January 23rd in Sacramento, CA at Holy Diver.

for Skope: Nicky Romero releases “I See”

Nicky Romero kicks off the new decade with his latest single “I See,” a larger than life club track for the modern Roaring Twenties. The Protocol Recordings label head delivers immense, driving basslines, warbling synths and upbeat percussion on the new release, which follows the sonic path he forged last year with tracks like “Everybody Clap” with Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and “Ring the Alarm” with David Guetta. Moreso, “I See” is the premier single from Romero’s forthcoming “Redefine” EP, which draws the focus to his club-oriented sound. The EP is just one of many aspects of the “Redefine” series concept, which also included a world tour, 3-part documentary series, merchandise line, and themed website.

Mute Choir – Listen to “Shadowboxing”

““Shadowboxing” was inspired by a point of renewal; when you’re starting fresh but can’t escape the tremendous pressure of uncertainty. When the future is wide open, it can be easy to overthink your present decisions in the face of who you might become. You can never know for sure if life will turn out the way you hope when you go with your gut instinct. There is always a possibility for failure, and fear of failure can be overwhelming enough to drive you to the wrong kinds of compromises.”

Nascar Aloe signs to Epitaph Records + shares “IRAQ (IWRECK)”

Epitaph Records welcomes enigmatic hardcore rapper Nascar Aloe to the roster. Nascar Aloe has been pioneering a new wave of rap with his unique and captivating blend of punk energy, raw 808s, and alarming visuals.