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OMB Peezy Releases Music Video For “Let Up” Off Of Upcoming Project Too Deep For Tears⚡    

Today OMB Peezy drops the music video for his powerful new single “Let Up” (WATCH HERE). The single premiered last month via Peezy’s stripped down performance of the song for VEVO’s CTRL series, which can be watched HERE. The compelling visual poses Peezy’s poignant and passionate lyrics against the silhouette of a church full of stained glass. The video reinforces the message of the song: Peezy is at the top of his game and has no plans of “letting up” anytime soon.

OMB Peezy Releases Music Video For “Let Up” Off Of Upcoming Project Too Deep For Tears

Apotheus to livestream a full show without audience

Portuguese prog/death vessel opens its doors and streams an empty venue show tonight (20th March 2020) at 09:45 PM GMT to make the most of this quarantine. They are set to play their latest conceptual sci-fi album The Far Star in its entirely. The livestream will be available on the band’s Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.

Father John Misty releases live album Off-Key in Hamburg

Father John Misty’s live album Off-Key in Hamburg is now available via Bandcamp. All proceeds from the album will be donated to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund. Off-Key in Hamburg was recorded live at the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie on August 8, 2019 with his long-time touring band, and the Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt.


After the quite successful and fruitful release of the group’s previous single – the dynamic “Walls” – alternative rock outfit The Time Framed now premieres the video for the group’s emotional, brand new track – “Bombshell Baby”! Presenting a melancholic, real, yet energetic and spirited well-crafted song that skillfully and shrewdly combines and mixtures a variety of different influences in one cohesive product, this single is the result of genuine and sincere emotion and artistic personality with its impressively written, pure lyrics, dual vocal lines and tasteful composition, which all construct the original essence of the song. Built on its compelling atmosphere and sincere nature, “Bombshell Baby” comfortably exposes the specific traits of The Time Framed’s talent.

Watch: Kodaline release official video for new single ‘Sometimes’

‘Wherever You Are’, the first single to drop from the record has quickly exceeded 10 million streams, while the emotional accompanying video has added another 3.3 million views. The band subsequently announced an intimate summer residency at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre, which was quickly extended due to phenomenal demand. They’ve since become the first band in history to sell out a run of seven shows at the venue.

BARISHI Unleash Pummeling New Song, “The Silent Circle”

Progressive sludge metal outfit BARISHI are now unleashing “The Silent Circle,” the pummeling new single from the band’s upcoming full-length, ‘Old Smoke.’

“No Auto” Lil Durk and G Herbo Connect for “Chiraq Demons”

One of the game’s most respected and influential young emcees, Lil Durk is on a mission to make 2020 the year of “No Auto.” Teaming up with fellow Chicago superstar G Herbo, Lil Durk shares “Chiraq Demons,” a brand new single. Produced by Deezy, who lends quietly arpeggiating keys and thumping 808s, “Chiraq Demons” finds both emcees wilding out, warning the opps of an upcoming rough summer: “Got my dawg out for one ninety and I dropped him off a K (Man what?)/Called Johnny, no veneers, I need like ninety in the face (Man what?)/The one that died, he had like ninety to his face (Man what?)/I can’t talk ’bout how he died ’cause they gon’ build another case (Build another case).” “Chiraq Demons” is Durk’s latest single in “No Auto Durk” mode, in which he drops melody in favor of snarling, high-intensity rhymes. Durk and Herbo recently connected for “Party In Heaven,” from Herbo’s PTSD album, and on “Riot,” a song from Durk’s recent Family Over Everything album, an effort by Durk and his Only The Family label signees.


Trailblazing new artist Isaac Dunbar releases the music video for “scorton’s creek” via RCA Records. The video is directed by Jasper Soloff and the song, which was released last week, is written by Isaac and produced by Drew Pearson.

Mark Lanegan Shares New Track “Bleed All Over”

With his new album Straight Songs Of Sorrow due for release on May 8th via Heavenly Recordings, and his memoir Sing Backwards And Weep due to publish on 4/28, Mark Lanegan has today shared “Bleed All Over”, one of the many standout tracks from this much-anticipated release.

Big Black Delta Share “Summoner” Video Via Under The Radar

Big Black Delta have shared the video for their latest single, “Summoner.” The video premiered exclusively with Under The Radar. The stunning visual slowly builds as a haunting trio move in fluid motion. “Summoner” quickly shifts and erupts into a fast-paced electronic sound that is matched with an enamoring choreography.

Car Seat Headrest debut “Martin”

Created over the course of four years, Making a Door Less Open is the result of a fruitful “collaboration” between Car Seat Headrest, led by Will Toledo, and 1 Trait Danger, a CSH electronic side project consisting of drummer Andrew Katz and Toledo’s alternate persona, Trait.

French composer Sylvain Chauveau streams “or” feat. Melaine Dalibert

French composer Sylvain Chauveau’s new album ‘Life Without Machines’, a set of short compositions using Barnett Newman’s series of abstract painting The Stations of the Cross as visual scores, is set for release on April 17th 2020 through Japanese label Flau.

Houston’s KenTheMan Takes You To The Mattel Mansion in New “He Be Like” Video

With her hit summer single “He Be Like” reaching more than 10 million streams to date, Ken released her official video for “He Be Like” today. The erotic visual takes you through an evening at Ken’s Mattel Mansion, where anything can happen and does.


Holy Hive “Float Back To You” Now / New ‘Broom’ Video

Homer Steinweiss, the Brooklyn based soul/funk drummer, always had a soft spot for folk music. Paul Spring, a young idealist folk singer traveling the country with his guitar, always had a beautiful falsetto in his back pocket. A family introduction would lead to Homer producing a few solo records of Paul’s, which would eventually lead to the creation of Holy Hive. The two enlisted Joe Harrison on bass and started out recording their first tunes as a group. A tour with soul legend Lee Fields would turn out to have an unexpected effect on their sound as they played their material to crowds of soul fanatics looking to dance. It was this realization that forced the next step in their evolution and gave birth to a sound unique to Holy Hive, a sound that walks a line so perfectly it necessitated a new genre, Folk Soul.

Devon Allman announces the “We Are Still All Together Tour”

BMG recording artist Devon Allman of the Allman Betts Band is going to go “on tour” from his house! Since bands can’t go city to city during these difficult and separated times, Allman will change themes from show to show to keep it unique. “One night will be cover songs, one night originals, one night Q&A live, one night special guests, one night request hour, etc” said Allman.

Each week Team DA will post a graphic across all “Devon Allman” and “Allman Betts Band” websites listing the upcoming performances and what the theme for each gig will be. With most artists hopping on at random times, Allman wants to have a schedule with shows fans can look forward to and interact with as well. The shows will be LIVE on the Devon Allman Facebook Page and then reposted the next day to all platforms like YouTube, Instagram etc.

Caroline Blind Shares New Album and Music Video

During these very turbulent times for the world and the music scene, Caroline Blind shares her debut solo album. The Spell Between is a gothic love letter to some of the songs that inspired Caroline throughout her career, combining covers, reworked Sunshine Blind tracks, and original new material. The record features collaborations by Rich W. of the Wake, Dave the Dramedy, David Wolfenden of Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, Ashe Ruppe from Delphine Coma, George Earth from Switchblade Symphony, and Gordon Young from Joy Thieves/Pretentious Moi/Children on Stun/ The Dream Disciples.

Lilly Hiatt To Release “Walking Proof” This Friday

Today, SPIN has premiered Lilly’s video for the album track “Some Kind Of Drug.” They call Walking Proof, “A confident set,” and the video was directed by Helen Gilley and shot in Lilly’s hometown of Nashville, TN. See it HERE.

Loveblind premiere “Goodbyes Without Goodbyes”

Earlier this morning, shoegaze supergroup Loveblind premiered “Goodbyes Without Goodbye,” the final advance single ahead of their full-length debut on Friday, via For The Love of Bands.

“An infectious and enthralling dream pop song that provides further aural evidence as to why this band is being touted as a synthwave/shoegaze supergroup,” FTLOB writer John Michael Antonio raves, “‘Goodbyes Without Goodbye’ is a song about the human experience we can all relate to and is destined to become a 21st-century alternative classic.”

‘Goodbyes Without Goodbye’ By Loveblind Is A Song Destined To Become A 21st – Century Alternative Classic [VIDEO PREMIERE]

Black Caviar & Jenn Moral Team Up On New Record ‘Bang Bang’!

DJ and producer duo Black Caviar have linked up with Domincan rapper Jenn Morel on a culturally diverse and dance-worthy new tune ‘BANG BANG!’. Out Friday, March 20th via Aftercluv, ‘BANG BANG!’ comes just in time to lift spirits around the globe with its rhythmic flare.

Pandora Launches Top Live Songs Station

As we all continue to navigate and respond to this new reality, one of the things a lot of us music fans are already missing is live music. In the absence of those experiences, and until we can all get out and support our favorite artists in person again, Pandora has programmed a brand new station that features a ranking of its top 100 streamed live tracks of all time.

Pandora’s Top Live Songs station is led by Fleetwood Mac with a live version of Stevie Nicks’ classic “Landslide.” John Mayer features prominently on the list with the most entries (8) and also has the top cover version with his rendition of Tom Petty’s “Free Fallin” (#4). It’s a surprisingly eclectic list which includes entries from Alicia Keys, Adele, Bob Marley, George Strait, Garth Brooks, Daft Punk, Coldplay, Eagles, JAY-Z, Michael Bublé, Nirvana, and many others.

Frank Moyo drops new stripped back track “Beach House”

Frank Moyo is a slow player in a fast world. The Canadian-Italian singer grew up in Toronto and first learned chords as a child, picking up what he could from family, friends and later the live shows he could get into.

Frank’s new single, “Beach House,” is a stripped back, building folk track evoking the sense of escaping to a beach house and running away from reality.

The Weeknd “In Your Eyes” Video

On Friday The Weeknd dropped his new album After Hours to massive critical and fan acclaim, earning over 150 million global streams on Spotify since release and nearing almost 1 billion global streams record to date. The album is dominating Apple Music and Spotify charts as his hit single “Blinding Lights” sets the new 2020 record for Greatest Gainer on Spotify’s Global Chart.

Philly’s Space Hippies THUNDERBIRD DIVINE Premieres ‘The Hand Of Man’ Title Track

The Philadelphia-based psychedelic rock collective of THUNDERBIRD DIVINE will put forth their second release, ‘The Hand of Man,’ on Saturday, March 28th via Salt of the Earth Records, alongside a documentary of the recording sessions.

Thunderbird Divine Premiere Title-Track from The Hand of Man EP