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Andrew Paley – ‘Give Up’ (new song & AI based video)

Andrew Paley is currently getting buzz for his new singles “Caroline” and “One Match Fire” off his upcoming album “Scattered Light” (May 2020 via Highwires) and is now releasing song #3 off the new record. He just released a new track called “Give Up” through all streaming platforms and YouTube. The video is completely AI based – all pictures you see are computer generated.

Artist: Positive Chaos + Track: Asphalt Mirage

Positive Chaos is a 5-piece from Melbourne, FL that’s just trying to make good guitar-driven, rock and roll. With heavy distorted guitar licks, driving drums and bass, and grungy vocals, the band draws influence from the Foo Fighters, Blind Melon, and Clutch and features an electric violin for a unique twist. The band’s upcoming album release, Apprehensive Time Travelers Club, was produced by Stu Richardson (No Devotion, Swim, Thursday). Lyrically, Positive Chaos’ songs speak to the disenfranchised Everyman–while they offer some snarky commentary on modern culture, the bottom line is to keep it real and have fun. The mantra: Life is chaos, keep it positive.

Pusha-T’s Latest Artist, Kahri 1K Releases Video For “When They See Us ft. Quando Rondo” Today

Late last month legendary rapper and G.O.O.D Music president, Pusha-T announced the launch of his new label, Heir Wave Music Group. He also announced his first signee, Kahri 1K – a twenty-year old up-and-coming rapper from Petersburg, VA. Today, Kahri 1K releases the video for his track “When They See Us” ft. Quando Rondo off his latest project, The Ghost of Pecan Acres.

Norway’s MELTDOWN Relase Official Video For “Walls Down”

Norway’s fine metal band MELTDOWN released the album “Deadringer” on October 25th, 2019. The album has received great reviews from all over the world.

NOTÖRIOUS New Single ‘Flying High’ – Out Today!

Norwegian glam rockers Notörious have released the first material from their upcoming album Glamorized due for release via Sliptrick Records on March 31st. The single, out today, is called Flying High and here’s what the band had to say about the track; “Flying High is a hard-hitting, heavy song from the new album Glamorized, guaranteed to get you in a party mood! It builds up tension in the beginning, as the drums and guitar open the tune. And then as the bass joins in, you feel the massive energy!

sapeur.wav Debut Single – “Nowhere To Go”

sapeur.wav (pronounced sapeur wave) is a genre-bending, music duo made up of the singer/songwriter Katrell and the singer/songwriter/producer Numonics. Our track “Nowhere To Go” is a pop/rock inspired track that encourages everyone to live out their truths.

New Release from Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine “Want You Back”

Multi-platinum, 4x JUNO Awards nominated, award-winning duo Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine (ExJ) are set to debut their latest single “Want You Back”, available March 6 via Big Machine Records. Adding a fresh take on their inventive sound, the 2020 JUNO Award nominees for “Group of the Year” and “Pop Album of the Year”, iHeartRadio Much Music Best New Canadian Artist and 2019 SOCAN Pop Music Award winners produce, write, and play on all of their songs – melding the three skills into genre-blurring, emotionally impactful experiences unlike any other, striving to create moods and worlds through highly eclectic, surreal musical moments. “We’re excited to release a track that showcases our brighter, more fun side; one that will get people dancing,” says ExJ of the song. “Our goal with “Want You Back” was to write a song that felt like confetti popping off, and we can’t wait for everyone to hear the result!”

Watch NOVA ONE’s new, ethereal sci-fi video for “violet dreams”

On lovable, the full-length debut of Roz Raskin’s NOVA ONE, the solo performer examines queerness, femininity, and gender through a gorgeously moody ’60s-inspired pop lens. Following the release of secret princess, a six-track EP released through Community Records, the Providence-based artist returns, unveiling a collection of musical gems that practically sparkle, thanks in large part to a spirit of constant sincerity and a tender boldness.

Recorded over six months, lovable, out April 24, 2020 on Community Records, is an ode to the processes and trials of life that make us human. Featuring delicate instrumentals often swathed in a hazy fuzz and Raskin’s lush soprano, the album explores the necessity of honoring the slowness of healing. lovable examines the importance of self-acceptance, and the process of seeing and understanding one’s sexuality and gender presentation. For the record, Raskin was joined on instrumentals by drummer Casey Belisle, and engineers and producers Bradford Krieger and Chaimes Parker of Big Nice Studio .

SUN SILVA Release New Single ‘On My Mind’ (Foals/Temples/Tame Impala)

‘On My Mind’ is an epic, riff-driven cut from the London indie collective.

Produced by Adam Lunn (GoldLink/M.I.A/James Bay), The song’s kaleidoscopic flourishes are paired with the loud/quiet dynamic leading into an explosive chorus, which results in a sound playing like a combination of Foals, Temples and Tame Impala.

HÄLLAS Releases Hit Single “Carry On”

A sonorous wave takes you on an electrifying ride with HÄLLAS’ second single, “Carry On”. The track is more than just a tiny puzzle piece of the upcoming album, Conundrum, to be physically released on March 20 via Napalm Records. The mystic story of the moon knight draws you into HÄLLAS’ adventure far away from reality and is accompanied by a guitar driven up-tempo melody, designed to stay in your head – forever.

Hopeless romantic Latir returns with alt RnB single ‘Wallflower’

London singer, songwriter and poet Latir and Leeds-based producer Luvian team up for an inspiring alternative RnB bounce ‘Wallflower’. The track blends Latir’s love for classic melodies and lyrical simplicity inspired by a throwback to jazz’s earlier years, with Luvian’s typically synth-led, fun-loving rhythms.

Revenge Unveil New Album Details, Release Annihilating New Song

Extreme black metal titans REVENGE will release ‘Strike.Smother.Dehumanize’ on May 22 via Season of Mist Underground Activists! In conjunction with the upcoming full-length, the band has shared the annihilating first single, “Salvation Smothered (Genocide of Flock).”


The Jesse Davey-directed video features an electrifying BUSH performance of the pensive and pummeling track, all shot in one take.

“Flowers On A Grave,” co-produced by Erik Ron and Rossdale himself, is off to a great start at radio, having been on Active Rock Radio’s “Most Added” New Track list for the last two weeks in a row.

Lata Harbor (aka Bobby Brackins) Washes His Hands of an Ex-Lover in a New Marc E. Bassy-Featuring Single

A creative in the purest sense, Lata Harbor (the latest artistic persona of Grammy-nominated recording artist/songwriter and most recently, screenwriter/producer Bobby Brackins) excels at whichever medium he tries. Returning to music after a two-year hiatus, Lata Harbor shares “Wash My Hands,” a new single. Painting a vivid romantic narrative in a manner of minutes, “Wash My Hands” recounts the messy end of a break-up from the perspective of a man and woman. With guest vocals from Marc E. Bassy, Collett, and August 08, and a hush-toned verse from Lata Harbor himself, “Wash My Hands,” produced by Nic-Nac, offers an endless array of vocal and instrumental hooks on its way to telling the story of a couple that just can’t quite end their toxic relationship. Adds Bobby, “It also serves as a reminder to practice social distancing and to literally, wash your hands during this pandemic.

The Voodoo Children Release New Single “Let’s Get Married”

Today, the new Nashville-based band The Voodoo Children released “Let’s Get Married,” the second song to be released for their debut EP Instant Nostalgia – Side A out on April 24 via Blood Bathe Records. The Voodoo Children is an ever-evolving community-based project revolving around Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, producer and visual artist JT Daly, who fronted the Nashville-based band Paper Route and more recently co-produced K. Flay‘s album Every Where Is Some Where, including the hit single “Blood in the Cut” (for which Daly received Grammy nominations for Best Rock Song and Best Engineered Album).

Elrichman (Ducks Unlimited, Weaves, Alvvays) – Shares New Single – ‘I Mostly Consume’

Emerging from the same scene as Kiwi Jr, Ducks Unlimited, and Ellis, ‘I Mostly Consume’ is a real standout from the album bringing with it an 80s jangle-pop feel, echoing the sounds of Prefab Sprout, Orange Juice and Sarah Records-signed acts such as The Field Mice. Cut alongside cascading string sections, the track dips and dives through an array of tempos whilst Paul lyrically tackles the album’s core concern: the notion that we only exist on this planet for the purpose of consuming.

FOES: No Echo Premieres “Turnaround King” From Oregon Hardcore Quartet

No Echo is now streaming “Turnaround King” from Oregon-based metallic hardcore outfit FOES. The track serves as the first single from the band’s impending American Violence 10″ EP, being prepared for release through Glacier Recordings in April. Preorders for the record have also been issued.

American Violence was recorded and produced by FOES’ Sonny Daniels and Garrett Judkins at their own Doom Room Studios in Sunriver, Oregon. The material was sent to Audiosiege (From Ashes Rise, Integrity, Black Breath) where it was edited and mixed by Derek Leisy and mastered by Brad Boatright. The cover art was created by Judkins and Daniels with editing and digital design by Talor Bates at New Melody Art Design.

Detroit-bred artist, Yoshi Flower shares his latest video for his track “IDLE HAND$” today

Detroit-bred artist, Yoshi Flower shares his latest video for his track “Idle Hand$” today. The visual, which premiered this morning on Billboard, was shot in one take and features Yoshi walking along train tracks in Tokyo, Japan. Of the visual and track Yoshi told Billboard “The making of the video was a lot like the writing of the song, just honing in on divine timing, we all get those ideas like lightning hitting our heads when we are in the shower or on a plane or just about to fall asleep. But the times when we get the courage and freedom to turn thought into action is so special, that’s my favorite part.”

Video: Curren$y & Fendi P – “Swang”

Combining laid-back rhymes with an unparalleled work ethic, there’s no one in the rap game quite like Curren$y. Kicking back with his close friend and Jet Life Recordings signee Fendi P, the New Orleans native shares “Swang,” his new music video. With a soulful, hard-hitting instrumental from Smitty Beatz, “Swang” is a detail rich ode to flexing, as both emcees cleverly catalog their embarrassment of riches: “Burn a O, this ain’t trader smoke, this is rapper dope/Chasin’ dough, ain’t chasin’ no hoes, be slammin’ Chevy doors,” rhymes Fendi P. In the video, Spitta and Fendi show off their sparkling Chevy Impala–bright purple with solid gold rims–as they cruise around the parts of their city that tourists wouldn’t dare visit. “Swang” is the latest video from Smokin’ Potnas, the Jet Life duo’s recent project.

ZOLLE: watch hectic animated video “S’offre” now!

Italian noise-laden heavy rock duo ZOLLE announce the release of their fourth studio album ‘Macello’ this April 3rd on Subsound Records. Blending a Torche-like sound and rousing stadium dynamics à la AC/DC, headbang-inducing first single “S’offre” is a fun watch, go for it now!