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Tisoki Is Joined By Emo Rap Pioneer LiL Lotus on Genre-Bending Single “Promise”

A staple within the bass music scene, UK-native producer Tisoki is starting the new decade with a bang. Fresh off a NYE performance at Insomniac’s Countdown festival, Dim Mak producer Tisoki is joined by emo rap pioneer LiL Lotus on “Promise,” a boundary-free composition that integrates elements of bass music with the passion and vulnerabilities of LiL Lotus’ emotive vocals. “Promise” follows Tisoki’s recent single “IT’S OK” and is the second look at the producers’ forthcoming sophomore EP, which is due to drop just in time for festival season. Tisoki is bringing this new material on the road via his newly-announced five month North American Tour, which kicked off January 24th in Dallas, TX.

Mïrändä Shares “Stay” Video Via The Deli, Single Out Now On Infinite Companion

Today, NYC-based self-produced, electronic pop artist Mïrändä shares her new single “Stay” – a theatrical, dynamic, orchestral pop-rock anthem – and its official music video. The track features carefully crafted orchestration, with lyrical elements that present the dichotomies between desperation and hope, desire and love. The track explores various themes surrounding human connection, both physical and emotional, while touching on topics surrounding human desire and love.

Los Angeles duo thanks – Entitled “Busy”

The duo emerged after meeting at Berklee College of Music in 2009. It was then that Pagano and Borgatta realized they shared the same sentiment for music and how aligned their goal really was. Together they have accomplished this goal in crafting a sound which is simultaneously unique and accessible to the masses. They set out with the intent to express their story through an artistic portrayal of music and lyrics, and prevailed in culminating a winning formula which can resonate with their audiences.

John Dennis Releases “Mortal Flames” via Rainfeather Records

John Dennis has continued to establish himself as a songwriter with thought-provoking lyrics that take a profound look at life’s obstacles and the beauty that stems from tragedy. Released today, his new album Mortal Flames is a personal record that touches on universal themes; through each song, Dennis searches for meaning in his childhood, the disillusionment of adolescence, the joys and sorrows of first love, learning to accept the past, healing, and eventually death—the inevitable constant that keeps the cycle going.

SONG PREMIERE: John Dennis Explores Courtship with Sparse Folk Duet “Good Good Love”

BLACK HEART SAINTS Releases Official Music Video For “Misery”!

The music video for “Misery” takes a darker tone than the previous installments of the series, touching upon such topics as addiction and depression. All four music videos from the Misery EP were shown as part of a film premiere at Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX earlier this month, which featured a red carpet and a curated drink menu.

Jo Mersa Marley Pens A Special Song for His Daughter

For many African culture’s, ancestor veneration is prevalent. Prayers are made to the ancestors, who can be a source of inspiration, help and protection in one’s life, such is Jo Mersa introspective as he reflects on love, life and family while chanting to his forefathers. “Nothing’s gonna harm you not while I’m around” sings the third-generation Marley on the meaningful song to his daughter that was produced by his father, five-time GRAMMY winning Stephen Marley.

WATCH ME BREATHE Release Official Lyric Video for “Cruel Machine”

Progressive Pop-Rock Band WATCH ME BREATHE has released the official lyric video for their new single, “Cruel Machine,” available NOW via The Label Group / INgrooves.

Mercury Slim releases “Polka Dot Shoes” / “Fade to Blue”

Earlier today, Los Angeles-based songwriter Mercury Slim debuted “Polka Dot Shoes” and “Fade to Blue,” the first two songs from his upcoming debut LP out later this year.

Showcasing two sides of the formally nomadic troubadour’s sound, “Polka Dot Shoes” is a folksy, weight-of-the-world counterbalance to the lo-fi, hazy slacker rock of “Fade to Blue.”

Mercury Slim has released an upbeat track called”Polka Dot Shoes”

Giulia ‘Slide Away’ (Miley Cyrus Cover)

Following the success of her sultry alt-pop releases titled ‘Trippin’ in 2019, singer-songwriter Giulia is taking 2020 up another notch with not only a sleek and sophisticated cover version of Miley Cryus’ ‘Slide Away’, but also the promise that big things are coming too.

Taking to Instagram to share the ‘Slide Away’ cover song to her 2,000 strong social media following, the 3 minute video is a raw rendition of the smash Cyrus single. Glazed over with a monochrome themed filter, Giulia’s attention grabbing nature and sleek vocals are the star of the show, more so than the choice of song itself.

However, it’s the second part of this post that has put people on the edge of anticipation for new music from Giulia. Teasing fans with the caption “Had a lovely session yesterday. Preparing for something big”, it seems Giulia is gearing up for the release of her two accompanying tracks ‘Lolita’ and ‘Love To Hate You’ as part of the trilogy of visuals teased around the time of ‘Trippin’.

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Italy’s eclectic horror rock band P.O.E. sign with Revalve Records

The eclectic horror rock band P.O.E. (Philosophy of evil) sign with Revalve Records for the worldwide distribution of their debut album “Of Humanity And Other Odd Things”, which will be released on April 3, 2020.