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The Hour Reveal New Single “Amen”

Up until now, The Hour have held people at arm’s length, but that all changes on March 26th. WELCOME HOME is an experimental live show inviting those who wander through it to enter the world of The Hour. An immersive journey through the scenes, stories and emotions of the elusive group’s first project, Mother, leads to the launch of their sophomore effort, Father.

Mild Minds delivers emotionally-charged official video for latest single ‘WALLS’

Australian artist Mild Minds has unveiled the official video for his latest single ‘WALLS’, directed by New York-based filmmaker Colin Read (Radiohead, Battles, Danny Brown), out now. The track, which also includes vocalist BOATS, will feature on Mild Minds’ highly anticipated debut album MOOD, out 13th March.


The Front Bottoms have announced a run of U.S. tour dates with Jimmy Eat World, which will kick off August 7th at Charlotte, NC’s Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre. The tour, which will feature special guests Turnover and Joyce Manor on select dates, is set to run through early September (full itinerary below). Tickets for the tour will be available to the general public starting Friday, March 13th at 10:00 AM local time with various presales beginning as early as today.


Morgan explains, “‘Sulfur Surrounding’ is about your deepest relationships becoming manipulative, corrosive and eventually hopeless. Haunted by chemical compulsion. Fading into the depressive cycle. Another step on our journey under. The song showcases another stylistic dip on the rollercoaster that is UNDERNEATH. Soon all will become clear.”

NYC alt / dark pop artist Emmrose delivers gorgeous single “Take Me With You”

The track spills open with a gorgeous Rhodes piano melody, followed by guitar harmonies and carefully layered vocals building into an intense, emotive track, relaying the surge of love and longing. The Deli Magazine premiered the single, noting how Emmrose “wears her heart on her sleeve, but does so as a hopeful romantic — such lyricism when paired with the track’s mellow keys and slow, oftentimes dramatic build make for a captivating listen, one that splits the difference between such contemporaries as Lana Del Ray and Clairo.”

Polymath AyChibs releases new garage influences single ‘Grounded’

AyChibs, the visual artist, DJ and Producer from North East London, is releasing new single ‘Grounded’ ft. Weyland McKenzie, Careless and Penny Morr.

DJ’ing for 3 years playing a range of genres from hip-hop to future beats and garage, he’s hosted various radio shows on NTS, Knowave, Balamii and Rinse.

Propulsive energy in Sonic Octane “The Reckoning”

Mo Pop Festival Announces 2020 Lineup

Mo Pop Festival, Michigan’s premier annual music festival produced by AEG Presents, celebrates its 8th edition in 2020 at a new location in the charming grounds of Detroit’s Historic Fort Wayne Park.

Mo Pop Festival has established itself as a unique festival that celebrates creative expression and craft – themes synonymous with Detroit. In addition to 10+ hours of non-stop music each day, Mo Pop Festival will feature unique experiences throughout the Festival grounds on the shores of the Detroit River.


Jucee Froot’s 16-track mixtape is highlighted by tracks such as “Life’s A Bitch,” “Psycho (Remix) (Feat. Rico Nasty),” and additional features from A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Juicy J, and Kevo Muney. Jucee fearlessly moves through both heavy issues and light-hearted flows on her new release.

Cable Ties demand “Hope” on final pre-release single off Far Enough, out March 27

At this moment, Cable Ties are preparing to bring their towering wall of ’70s hard rock and proto-punk to the world following the release of their second album (and Merge debut!) Far Enough on March 27, via Consequence of Sound. As a final preview to the record, the Melbourne trio is sharing “Hope,” the opening song and lyrical centerpiece of Far Enough. A raw and considered self-reflection piece from Cable Ties’ vocalist and guitarist Jenny McKechnie, “Hope” commences with no more than lulled vocals and restrained guitar and bass, before launching into an impassioned and powerful rock’n’roll opus.

Cable Ties Share the Origins of New Single “Hope”: Stream

DELANILA’s debut album Overloaded out April 3

DELANILA is the self-described cinematic experimental alternative project of multiple award-winning “notable cross-genre composer” (The New Yorker), performer and multimedia artist Danielle Eva Schwob, who has garnered international acclaim for her concert music, alt-rock songs and film scores.

Billboard Chart-topping Recording Artist J. BROWN Debuts at #29 With His New Single, “MOON”

The single was written by J. Brown and Steve James and produced by G.C. “Moon is an escape place for my lady and I. It’s our comfort zone where she and I can focus on us, our love, our happiness and ultimately staying in love forever…We love that place”, mentions J. Brown.

J. BROWN just recently wrapped up his national tour as the special guest on The ElleVation Tour with Grammy-award winning artist Elle Varner. He is currently preparing to shoot the visuals to his singles MOON, FOREVER YOURS and HONESTY.

Winnetka Bowling League Announces New Tour Dates Today — Single & Video “CVS” Out Now

This announcement follows the release of their latest single “CVS,” an indie-pop love song capturing that universal smitten feeling. Watch the “CVS” video here: https://smarturl.it/wblxcvs. “CVS” was also added into rotation on the “Alt Nation” station at Sirius XM and to Alternative and AAA radio stations nationwide.

GosT Release Video For “Dreadfully Pious”

“Baalberith makes a brutal return in the video for ‘Dreadfully Pious’. We would like to thank the director Diego González Cruz, cinematographer Andrés F. Morales and producer Pivote and Plot Studio for their absolutely beautiful and violent vision! Warning! This video contains graphically violent imagery. Watch at your own risk,” states GOST about the video.

Houses of Heaven announces debut LP on Felte, shares first single “Sleep”

Layering synths, guitars, electronic percussion, and live drums, Houses of Heaven fuses early industrial and techno rhythms with the melodicism of shoegaze and a heavy dose of dub-influenced effects. Formed in Oakland, California by Keven Tecon, Adam Beck, and Nick Ott, the band follows up the Remnant EP with their first full-length album titled Silent Places. Written against the backdrop of the Northern California wildfires, ever-growing tent cities and the continued rise of empty luxury housing in the Bay Area, the album explores the intimate experiences that transpire within the chaotic confines of modern living.