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The song appears on his recently released album BOSS MAN. The 19-track album has features from Lil Baby, DaBaby, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Lil Tjay, YoungBoy Never Broke Again, London On Da Track and Quavo.

JASMINE CAIN “Be Brave” Official Music Video

Nashville based Alternative Pop / Rock artist JASMINE CAIN, named 2019 Musician of the Year by All That Shreds Magazine, has released the official music video for “Be Brave,” the third single off of her new LP, SEVEN.


Today, Astralwerks released The Avalanches’ soaring new single, “Running Red Lights.” Featuring the unmistakable voice of Rivers Cuomo, the track finds the Weezer front man in a single-minded mood, emotional – “I’m a thundercloud, ready to burst like Schrödinger” – and running red lights to reach his lover. Set against The Avalanches’ ghostly dreamscape, Cuomo sounds as though he’s speeding along a cosmic highway, while synths, harps and tambourines swell, sparkle and cascade all around. Enter Pink Siifu, incantating the words of the late, great David Berman (lifted from the Purple Mountains’ tune “Darkness And Cold”) and clairvoyance seems to hang in the ether.

SUPERMILK (DOE) shares anthemic new single ‘LIGHT’ from upcoming LP ‘Death Is the Best Thing for You Now’

Supermilk, the recording project of former Doe drummer Jake Popyura, is set to release its debut LP ‘Death Is the Best Thing for You Now’ this Spring. Following 2017’s ‘Hello? Yes this is Supermilk…’ E.P. and ‘Rare Delusions’ in 2019, ‘Death Is the Best Thing for You Now’ builds on Supermilk’s brand of synth-peppered fuzz-rock and broadens the scope to include other influences previously unexplored in the project.

Smokepurpp Can’t Be Stopped, Shares New Video Single “excuse me”

A digital native with a massive fanbase on SoundCloud, Smokepurpp always tries to please his fans. Stuck inside and with nothing to do but count his bands, Purpp shares “excuse me,” his new song. Released on SoundCloud with the title “F*CK U CORONA U AINT STOPPIN SH*T” (“just jokes yall,” clarifies Purpp), “excuse me” features an instrumental that would sound at home in 1950s detective film, with atmospheric, creeping piano and mournful saxophone emphasizing Purpp’s escalating flexes: “I ain’t check my mail/I got rich as hell/Ice cold baguettes on my teeth, I got rich as hell.” In the video, Purpp practices responsible social distancing, dancing at his house with a few homies as he shows off his tennis court, his closet, and his gold records. “excuse me” is Purpp’s first new single since the release of Deadstar 2, his recent project.

THE IRREPRESSIBLES reveal avant-garde pop single ‘Let Go’

Jamie Irrepressible returns with a third multimedia album under his creative guise The Irrepressibles, titled ‘Superheroes’, out May 29th via Of Naked Design. Sonically and thematically it takes cues from the Prog, Kraut-Rock and Electronica movements which influenced him during his time recently living in Berlin, and a call back to his teenage years. It will be fully realised with a series of live shows around the release, revealing the audio-visual masterpiece in full and demonstrating Jamie’s dedication to a collaborative cross-arts approach.

Tunnel – New single “Walking The Vine” is out now!

“Our new single, “Walking The Vine,” which appears on our upcoming album due April 10th, was written with a sense of optimism in mind, yet it also captures the darkness that comes with our own personal struggles. The song is about dealing with people that come and go in your life, and how that can unconsciously drain you.

Our band member Kevin accidentally triggered the synth loop heard at the beginning of the song and began to drum on top of it, which led to the track’s birth. It became clear to us that a voice was needed, and so “Walking The Vine” became Kevin’s vocal debut.”

Gareth Inkster | Presenting ‘Back Here Again’

‘Back Here Again’ is the second single which will be featured on my upcoming EP, and it drops March 18, 2020. It is a song which develops from limitation to possibility; from constriction to expanse.

FINNEAS Releases Official Music Video For ‘Lets Fall In Love For The Night.’

Today, Five-time GRAMMY Award®-winning musician, songwriter and producer FINNEAS returns with the official music video for “Let’s Fall In Love For The Night,” the latest single taken from his debut EP, Blood Harmony. The video, which received its broadcast premier today on MTV Live, mtvU, MTV International and the Viacom Times Square billboards, was directed by Sam Bennett. Shot in an impressive one take, the video was filmed in downtown Los Angeles and features choreography by the talented Monika Felice Smith.

Lil Gotit and Slimelife Shawty Connect in the A for the LODT-Produced “Slime Hood”

With a one-of-a-kind hiccuping delivery and a rapidly growing legion of fans, Lil Gotit is the future of ATL trap. Teaming up with Slimelife Shawty, a fellow Alamo Records signee and ATL native, Gotit shares “Slime Hood,” his new video single. Produced by London On Da Track, “Slime Hood” finds the two upstarts swapping bars and affirming their brotherhood atop London’s signature gently-plucked guitars and swinging hi-hats: “Straight to the top, I’m not gon’ stop, I’m the king of my throne/Real Haiti baby gon’ keep them Glocks, yeah, he’ll send your ass home,” rhymes Gotit, referring to Slimelife by his “Haiti Baby” nickname. In the video, directed by Diesel Films, Slimelife and Gotit use their brotherly bond and work together…to case and rob a wealthy house in their neighborhood. “Slime Hood” is the opening track on Superstar Creature, Gotit’s latest project.

LILI REFRAIN: magnetic dark folk EP ‘Ulu’ streaming in full!

Italian dark folk artist LILI REFRAIN unveils her ethereal and ritualistic new EP ‘ULU’ in full before its official release on March 20th via Subsound Records. Experience this eerie and divine new record exclusively over at Folk N Rock.

‘ULU’ is a one track EP with three different topics, closely in relation to one another. From Goblin-inspired experimental soundscapes to Dead Can Dance mysticism, LILI REFRAIN’s new record explores the darkest parts of humanity with poetry, complexity, unearthliness and infinite beauty. “ULU is everything we are forgetting” comments LILI REFRAIN.

HONEY LUNG release fuzzy new cut ‘Juggle’

London shoegazers Honey Lung share fuzzy new cut ‘Juggle’, the second offering from the band’s ‘Post Modern Motorcade Music’ EP set for release May 29th via cult indie label Big Scary Monsters (American Football, Martha, Orchards).

Heavy Experimental Rockers VILLAGERS OF IOANNINA CITY Release New Lyric Video “Father Sun”

Hailing from the northern region of Greece, experimental rock olympians, VILLAGERS OF IOANNINA CITY, open the hallucinatory hollow for the newest atmospherically captivating offer – “Father Sun“. The track is accompanied by an enthralling lyric video that has just been released via Napalm Records.

“Father Sun“ strongly represents VILLAGERS OF IOANNINA CITY’s essential message – to protect and enjoy mother earth, the holy rivers and the golden sun. The artistic symbiosis of shapes and light underline the lyric video and the band’s unparalleled sound-trademark.

MEDICO PESTE Stream Entire New Album, ‘ב :The Black Bile’

Polish black metal battalion MEDICO PESTE are now streaming their upcoming new full-length, ‘ב :The Black Bile’ in its entirety ahead of tomorrow’s release!

Melanie C Releases New Track and Video, ‘Who I Am’ – Out Today

International pop icon Melanie C has returned today with the release of her brand new single, ‘Who I Am.’ Also revealed today is the single’s official music video, revealing a deeper, more biographical meaning to the track. Directed by Sylvie Weber, the video details the various chapters in Melanie’s career (and the inevitable dissecting from the public). Revealing snap shots of Melanie’s career on display; from the Spice Girls’ era to Northern Star, and present day, Melanie reveals: “Who I Am’ is a very personal and reflective song. It’s about how I’ve changed and developed through my life. The more courage I’ve found, the more I have been able to express myself and grow into the woman I now am.”

GAFFA GHANDI: The Sleeping Shaman Premieres “War On Fire”

German psychedelic rock act GAFFA GHANDI prepares to release their debut album, Artificial Disgust, through their friends at the eclectic Exile On Mainstream next month. With the LP closing in, the track “War On Fire” has been issued through an exclusive premiere at The Sleeping Shaman.

COUNTRY MUSIC FRANCE: Drew Fish’s Wishful Drinkin’ is “an amazing album!”

February 7th. Just one month ago. But it seems an eternity. It was the day that Drew Fish Band released its LP album, “Wishful Drinkin'”. Listening to it, today, is remembering what we have presently lost: a form of frivolity, the simple pleasure of sharing drinks with our friends in a bar, the greatness of live music, the simple enjoyment of our freedoms.

Album review – Drew Fish Band’s “Wishful Drinkin'”


Stockholm based indie-pop trio Nothing in Common make their return with their debut 4 track EP Kicking Myself, March 20th. Drawing from their combined influences, Nothing in Common thrive on the ability to experiment with their music, concepts and the different emotions they’re able to portray with each release.

French Metal Band THINK OF A NEW KIND Unveils First Video from New Concept Album, “Ideals Will Remain”

French metal band THINK OF A NEW KIND has unveiled a new video for the track “The Pledge,” from their fourth studio album, Ideals Will Remain, released February 28 via their new label, Verycords Records.


Rising star Tate McRae releases a performance video for her track “that way” via RCA Records today. Set in an open room, the video sees Tate dancing emotionally through the song to compelling and cutting edge choreography which was created by Tate and Michelle Dawley. “that way” is from her 5 song debut ep all the things I never said which also features music videos for standout track “stupid,” “tear myself apart,” and “all my friends are fake.”

Alberto Lombardi – ‘Start Again’

With celebrity fans such as Chic’s Nile Rodgers and legendary engineer, Bob Clearmountain (Bruce Springsteen; David Bowie; Rolling Stones), Alberto Lombardi has already won legions of fans with his expressive guitar playing and rich song writing but his latest single, “Start Again”, looks to catapult him in front of even larger audiences. “Start Again” is an intense and profound single which has at its lyrical heart some of the most beautiful lines from Dante’s Inferno, whilst Alberto’s extraordinary guitar work is nothing short of revelatory, a fitting showcase for one of Stratocaster’s greatest living exponents.

French electronic artist Rone shares new single “Ginkgo Biloba,”

Today, Rone has released “Ginkgo Biloba,” off of his upcoming album, Room With A View. The Ballet National de Marseille troupe’s 20 dancers recently performed an entire show based around the record. Room With A View is due out on April 24th via Infiné.

MJ Cole shares meditative new single and video ’90 Miles’

MJ Cole shares further new material from his forthcoming album, MJ Cole presents Madrugada, in the form of the captivating and meditative ’90 Miles’ – a gorgeous combination of piano motifs bubbling over huge, swelling strings that bring the listener a moment of peace and calm during these uncertain times. This latest offering comes shortly behind the announcememt of this incredible new project, and the first single from the album ‘Cathedral’ which dropped alongside a Henry Dean directed music video that began to tell the visual story of the mysterious Madrugada, those strange, seductive hours before sunrise.

Gretchen Peters Shares “Why You Been Gone So Long”

“I started playing ‘Why You Been Gone So Long’ as part of our encore with my band a couple of years ago,” Peters tells Wide Open Country. “For me it’s a throwback to the years I spent playing in bars, in my late teens and early 20s. You had to have those barn burners to play in clubs – the ones that gave the band a chance to stretch out. It’s such a kick to sing.”

Song Premiere: Gretchen Peters Honors Songwriting Legend Mickey Newbury With ‘Why You Been Gone So Long’