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Loveblind premiere “War Planets,” debut album out 3/27

International shoegaze supergroup Loveblind have unveiled “War Planets,” the first single from their upcoming debut album out in March.

Pulling members of Crash City Saints, Whimsical, and Seasurfer together, Loveblind have spent the better part of three years working on their debut album from their respective home studios across the US and Europe. The result is a fittingly sprawling 10-song set of shoegaze, dream pop, industrial, and metal, leading off with snarling lead single “War Planets” out now.

BLAME BABY Share Lyric Video to their Angsty Yet Exhilarating New Single “THE FLOOR”

indie rock power trio Blame Baby share the lyric video to their new single, “The Floor,” which is available digitally on all platforms today. the song is the follow up to last year’s debut and continues in their tightly honed, exhilarating style. The song deals with a profound existential anxiety delivered with an effortlessly rapid-fire delivery of riffs and melodic hooks. Led by Jesse Johnson on vocals and guitar, the band also features Omar D. Brancato on bass and Matt Tucci on drums.

Typecaste share new EP ‘Between Life’ in full, out Friday via Flatspot Records

Boston and Long Island metallic hardcore outfit, TYPECASTE, debuted their new record Between Life in full today alongside an interview with The Hard Noise, ahead of the release this Friday, February 7th, via Flatspot Records. Across the 12-minute run time, Between Life, expands well beyond TYPECASTE’s traditional hardcore beginnings, incorporating tinges of 90’s rock and metalcore with their colossal production. The rhythmic dynamics of their push and pull songwriting are displayed in full-force, while lyrically the band reflects on meditation, transitional states, and death as a motivation for change. Between Life is available to stream on Bandcamp ahead of the full release on February 7th.

MIDNIGHT FOOLISHNESS Premieres Video for Single “2017” on PureGrainAudio.com

“The story behind the record is its about an ex -girlfriend of the lead singer who is addicted to alcohol and becomes very mean and violent. She ends up trading alcohol for him.
On there final anniversary the singer spray paints their initials in front her house. That is what the front cover is on the album! The whole album is about love and finding a best friend. The guy tries to help the girl, but it does not work she never recovers from her depression” says lead vocalist Robert Corbino.

Kat Hamilton & Her latest single entitled “Medicine Line”

Kat Hamilton is a west-coast singer, songwriter and performer. Growing up in the Bay Area, the musician has hopped from city to city, leaving her mark in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, London, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Hamilton cleverly crafts an intimate blend of rock, pop, Americana and emo, establishing an entirely new genre.

Morgan Harper-Jones Shares Video For “Breathe”

A talk all night, tales for days, brutally honest songwriter and storyteller, Harper-Jones has been perfecting her craft and performing across the northwest of England for a few years; now she is stepping into focus and introducing herself to the wider world with a simply stunning debut release in “Breathe”.

Texas Dream Pop Artist Sara King’s new single “Velvet” Premieres on Live Nations Ones To Watch

Dallas artist Sara King releases her latest song “Velvet” out via Ones To Watch, as they described it “Every sung word of King’s evokes the timeless timbre of smoky jazz club singers of yesterday, all the while the band is left to do its due diligence of conveying the surreal nature of the entire affair”. Produced by Luke Jr with additional production by Pink Contrails, Sara King’s “Velvet” is a dreamy and sultry ballad inspired by the color red and the 90’s television drama ‘Twin Peaks’.

Basia Bulat Unveils New Single And Video “Already Forgiven” Today

“When making this album I tried to challenge myself in ways I hadn’t before. I felt like the only way my art could grow was to open my heart to all the things I was afraid of. I wanted to write a song about one of the concepts I’ve struggled with the most since childhood, the idea of forgiveness,” Bulat says.

Basia Bulat shares the Origins of new single “Already Forgiven”: Stream

Kerrang! Debuts New Frayle Video “Godless”

“Godless is a song about how we don’t live in the moment,” says Frayle vocalist Gwyn Strang. “We look for meaning in the mundane, and we ruminate about how our lives would be so much better ‘if only…'”

Grampians Music Festival unveils food and beverage program for 2020 event!

With just under one month to go, the Grampians Music Festival is preparing to roll out its special edition of live music and good vibes for 2020. Today, the festival shares details of its unique food and beverage partners for this year’s event. Putting the spotlight on local vendors and Victorian producers, the Grampians Music Festival is ensuring that punters have ample options to keep their appetites and thirsts satiated throughout the festival this year.

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“20/20” follows the release of Lil Tjay’s Gold certified debut album True 2 Myself. The album includes the platinum hits “Brothers” and “F.N.” and the gold certified “Ruthless” and “Goat.” Most recently, Tjay joined forces with Polo G again on “First Place” – the follow up to their triple platinum certified breakout hit “Pop Out,” which has accumulated over 500 Million video views and streams to date and landed on Billboard, UPROXX, and Complex Best of 2019 year end lists.


The Los Angeles-based songwriting/production duo teamwork. follow their track ‘Afterhours’ with their fresh pop smash ‘Wasted Summer’. The track was made in collaboration with rising Florida pop-soul star John K and the New York pop duo Loote, who made a big impact last year with the David Guetta collab ‘Better When You’re Gone’.

The two artists join an enviable list of talents who have collaborated with teamwork. such as David Guetta, Christina Aguilera, Robin Schulz and Nina Nesbitt.


New Rise Records signees Social Animals have announced a North American tour with Beach Slang and The Aquadolls this Spring. The nearly month-long run kicks off in Berkeley, CA on March 29th and hits most major cities along the northern US – including the band’s hometown of Minneapolis – before wrapping in Washington D.C. on April 22nd.

The Unlikely Candidates “Novocaine” Hits Top 5 on Alternative Radio Charts

Alternative quintet The Unlikely Candidates hit song “Novocaine” makes its way to Top 5 on the Alternative Radio Charts. Watch the music video for the track, which is currently #4 on the Alternative Radio Chart and climbing, HERE. “Novocaine” skyrocketed in popularity since the music video was released Spring 2019. The video has over 14 million views to date and the song has over 32 million streams worldwide. On top of “Novocaine’s radio success, the track was one Vevo’s “Most Watched Alternative Video List”, featured in the season 4 trailer of HULU’s popular TV show Veronica Mars, andon Now That’s What I Call Music.

Danny Miraldi Releases Gorgeous Track “Kingdom Come,” from Upcoming EP

After years of songwriting, recording and DIY van tours, Dan Miraldi is a musical journeyman who can already look back on an adventure-filled career. He has shared show bills with an eclectic bunch of performers such as J. Roddy Walston & the Business, Nelly, Wiz Khalifa, the Wailers, Wild Feathers, the Trews, Wally Bryson of the Raspberries, Beatle offspring James McCartney, Family of the Year, Welshly Arms, Ari Hest, Blackalicious, the Cool Kids, Fiery Furnaces, and even Wang Chung.


Perth based producer and songwriter Nic Rollo has today announced his driving, eerie new single Monster, about identifying and quelling the monster within us all, set for release today, February 5. Accompanying the track is a dark, revolving film clip, directed by Alex Montanari (Cub Sport, What So Not, Khalid) and Matthew James. Monster follows the 2019 release of Nic’s brilliant, iridescent EP What Happened to the Kid.

Calavèra drops new track ‘Crazy4u’

Fresh from the depths of the jungle, Calavèra emerges with a massive follow up to his recent releases Chamas and his 2018 hit Ain’t Got You. Calavèra has been deep in the studio experimenting with analog gear to come up with the latest cut Crazy4u ft. Evergreen.

SHE MADE ME DO IT Releases Official Music Video for “Love’s Demise”

From the heavy riffs and kinetic new wave sensibility of “Love’s Demise” to their incredible take on The Cure’s “Three Imaginary Boys,” to the dark, dense, and heavy pounding of “Poison Aura,” this EP is a rollercoaster trip inside the band’s hook-laden psyche.