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New Hip-Hop Track ‘Sirens’ from Callum Warns of the Dangers of Lust

With a distinctive dreamy, numbing sound and engrossing lyrics, Callum’s latest single borrows its title from the Greek mythology creatures who distracted sailors with their angelic voices to lead them to death by shipwreck. Relating the message this gives to his own life experiences, he Callum comments;

“It’s not just lust for women but lust for money that can act as a Siren. The Siren ultimately is the lust for more, the idea that more is better even though what you really have should be all the fulfillment you need.”

Flipp Dinero Recruits Rich The Kid for the Flashy “Looking At Me” Video

Effortlessly emanating star-quality charisma, Flipp Dinero is quickly ascending NYC’s A-list. Pulling back the curtain on the video-making process, Flipp shares “Looking At Me,” his meta new video. Deriving its power from Flipp’s gravelly and infectious hook, “Looking At Me” touts the Canarsie native’s luck with the ladies, detailing a successful seduction during a night at the club: “I could tell she really want it ’cause she caught up with a G/I ain’t fakin’, money-makin’, yeah, satisfy her need/I ain’t fakin’, money-lover, yeah, she do this how she please.” In the video, Flipp Dinero and guest rapper Rich The Kid count their cash in the VIP section, posing with models in front of a fish-eye lens. “Looking At Me” is the latest video from Love For Guala, Flipp’s November 2019 project, following November’s “Westside,” which has over 4 million views on YouTube.

Watch Wolf Parade’s “Julia Take Your Man Home” video

Wolf Parade is sharing the official video for “Julia Take Your Man Home,” directed by multi-disciplinary artist and Sub Pop labelmate Chad VanGaalen. The song is from Thin Mind, the group’s forthcoming fifth album available tomorrow, Friday, January 24th worldwide through Sub Pop, with the exception of Canada through Royal Mountain Records.

ABYSMAL DAWN Reveal New Album Details, Premiere First Single

Six years after the release of their last full-length, Los Angeles’ death metal masters ABYSMAL DAWN have returned with their long-awaited fifth studio album, ‘Phylogenesis.’ The record is out on April 17 via Season of Mist, making it the band’s debut to the label.

In conjunction with the album announcement, the band have shared the first single from the album, “Hedonistic.”

Sadler Vaden Shares New Single “Golden Child”

Sadler Vaden is set to return with Anybody Out There? on March 6, 2020 via Dirty Mag Records / Thirty Tigers. The highly anticipated follow-up to his 2016 self-titled debut, Anybody Out There? was self-produced by Vaden, engineered by multi-platinum producer Paul Ebersold, and mastered by Grammy Award-winner Richard Dodd. It sees the acclaimed instrumentalist at his most adventurous with melody-driven tracks backed by supersized electric guitar and hook-savvy songwriting that deals with the challenges of creating a true human connection in a technology-obsessed world. Featured within the 10-song set are co-writes with Aaron Lee Tasjan (“Peace + Harmony”) and fellow guitarist Audley Freed (“Anybody Out There?”).

Jordan Reyes Releases “Broken Crown” from Upcoming LP

About “Broken Crown”: The lead single from Jordan Reyes upcoming album is an ominous and fully engrossing composition that fully exploits the low-end bass of Reyes’ modular synthesizer while tapping into floating ambient passages that are later fed back into themselves during the song’s distressing climax.

Amanda Rheaume – Métis ~ she/her – Listen/Watch – “The Best”

“I have often allowed myself to stay in relationships where I am not happy – where I have let my partner strip me of my power. “The Best” is an answer to that; to start standing up for and believing in myself.”

Iyla Debuts New Single and Video, ‘Tattoo Tears’

LA’s rising star IYLA announces her much anticipated new body of work, ‘OTHER WAYS TO VENT’ EP – out February 7, and new single and video in the shape of the deeply atmospheric ‘TATTOO TEARS’ – out today. A whirlwind 18-months has seen the young creative win praise from critics and masses alike with her outstanding debut EP ‘WAR + RAINDROPS’; coining her own take on powerful, progressive, soulful R&B, paired with exemplary, other-worldly visuals, transporting viewers into the colorful aesthetic of IYLA’s world.

Whiskey Myers Earn First Top 20 With “Gasoline”

The genre-bending band Esquire calls “the real damn deal” celebrate their first Top 20 at Active Rock Radio this week with independent release “Gasoline.”