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Growing up in the south, young Christian was musical from the start. At four years old, he learned to play the drums, followed by the piano, bass, and guitar. His father, a former hip-hop dancer, taught Christian how to dance and it wasn’t long before he was performing at family parties.

American Studies – Watch the video for “Panama City Blues”

“Our debut single, “Panama City Blues,” reimagines 1960s band Larry and The Loafers’ song of the same name, transforming it into a beach banger for spring break.”

Indie-rock band, BROTHER MOSES, releases new album, ‘DESPERATION POP’

Indie rock band, Brother Moses, has released the new album, Desperation Pop, the follow up to their debut LP, 2018’s Magnolia. Recorded over the course of a year, in four trips to Memphis, TN, to record with producer and engineer Calvin Lauber (Julien Baker, It Looks Sad, The Band Camino), Desperation Pop connects the band’s favorite indie-rock records from growing up in the 00s to their love of pop production, resulting in a record that is clean, lush, urgent and strange all at once.

AJ Mitchell Releases Brand New Song “Spring Break” Featuring Rich the Kid

“I had a blast making Spring Break,” said AJ. “I haven’t really made a song like this before and I’m excited for people to hear a new side to me. I’ve always liked challenging myself and making different kinds of music, so it was nice to make something so carefree and fun. It’s really just inspired by the idea that Spring Break is a frame of mind. If you’re not on spring break, listening to this song will take you right there.”

Luke Wallace Releases ‘What The Earth’

Luke Wallace, acclaimed folk, Americana singer-song writer, embodies a new wave of politically charged folk music, writing the soundtrack for a movement of people rising up to meet the social and environmental challenges of our times. He is on a simple mission with this record, to help people find their voice and as he says “to step into the world, no matter how dark, and shine a light on both the beauty and injustice so prevalent today.” Luke Wallace has hit his stride on his new album, What On Earth, set for release on March 6th on Come to Life Music.

EMILE: new psych folk video “Det Kollektive Selvmord” streaming!

Danish psych folk artist EMILE (also frontman of The Sonic Dawn) shares a trippy and mellow video taken from his debut solo album ‘The Black Spider / Det Kollektive Selvmord’, due out April 3rd on Heavy Psych Sounds.

“‘Det Kollektive Selvmord’ is a mellow and tripped out track about the end of our civilisation. A surreal look into the eyes of a reality, where our species is slowly but surely committing collective suicide. The stream of unfiltered impressions unfolds as the colors peel from walls and curl up on the floor.” says singer and guitarist EMILE.

‘Det Kollektive Selvmord’ by Emile


Audiomack Latin, la plataforma digital de mayor crecimiento del momento, anuncio hoy, que la superestrella del Trap, Bad Bunny, con su mas reciente producción discográfica titulada “Yo Hago Lo Que Me Da La Gana”, ha sobrepasado los 21.5 millones de streams en solo 6 días. El cantante hace historia como el primer Latino en ser #1 entre todos los géneros de la plataforma digital.

Audiomack Latin se enorgullece con este logro ya que con solo dos años desde el inicio de la división Latina de la plataforma digital, se han sumado alguno de los artistas mas cotizados de la industria. Audiomack es un portal (app) adonde los artistas pueden monetizar su música a través de los streams que reciben y pueden accesar su cuenta X subir su propia música.

Strange Pilgrim Shares the Lovely “Salt & Seagulls”

Drawing on themes of dislocation and dreamlike imagery, Strange Pilgrim is an exploration of living in an increasingly unfamiliar world. Much of their lyrical content focuses on the social and political uncertainty of these times, on connecting with nature, and on yearning for some form of freedom. Their harmony-drenched, psych-pop sound is centered on the experience of venturing toward some unknown horizon, for better or for worse.

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats confirm tour with Bob Dylan

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats announce a summer tour with Bob Dylan—marking The Night Sweats’ only shows of the year. The tour will make stops at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl, Berkeley’s Greek Theatre, Queens’ Forest Hills Stadium, Bethel’s Woods Center for the Arts and more with the band playing a full 60-minute set before Dylan and his band take the stage. The Hot Club of Cowtown will open the show every night.

Rateliff explains, “We planned to take a year off from Night Sweats shows but the opportunity came to do a tour with Bob Dylan and there was no way we would pass that up.”

BAD WOLVES spread hope for Recovery

“Sober”, the current single from BAD WOLVES’ critically acclaimed album, N.A.T.I.O.N. (available for streaming now) is also the lead track from the soundtrack to Better Noise Films’ Sno Babies. The video, released today, features footage from the film and portrays the devastating impact of addiction on families and relationships, while remembering that recovery is possible for those who can stay the course.

ROCH releases debut album ‘Via Media’

Fascinated by crossovers of space and language, and by rethinking the “mundane and ubiquitous ideas” found in every day life. The bridging of grand scale and domestic scale is a concept Miller has been exploring in her work since her time studying performance and sculpture at University of the Arts London’s Central Saint Martin’s college, and continues to probe in the impassioned synth pop she makes as ROCH.

BENIGHTED Unleash NSFW Music Video for New Song “Nails” via Dread Central

Extreme French deathgrind outfit BENIGHTED have partnered up with horror site Dread Central to premiere the NSFW music video for their new song, “Nails.” The song is taken from the band’s upcoming album, ‘Obscene Repressed,’ which is due on April 10! Watch the gory, disturbing music video.