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Angela Muñoz shares “In My Mind” Produced by Adrian Younge

Angela Muñoz just released “In My Mind,” the second single from her debut album Introspection, due June 19 via Linear Labs and produced by multi-instrumentalist and label head Adrian Younge (The Midnight Hour, Marvel’s Luke Cage). “I wrote this song thinking about the journey of love,” notes Muñoz. “Despite my age, I have an awareness of what expressing love looks like. As I was writing this song, I wanted to challenge myself as a songwriter. This led me to imagine myself in the place of George Gershwin. If I could choose anyone to interpret this song it would be Sarah Vaughan.

ANOTHER DAY DAWNS Release Official Music Video for “Beautiful Suicide”

Lehighton, PA Hard Alternative Rock Band ANOTHER DAY DAWNS has released the official music video for “Beautiful Suicide,” off of their newly released EP, Stranger. “Beautiful Suicide” was directed and edited by Cyrus Entezam and Produced by John Phillips of 900 Management.

Big Loser “Blisters” Music Video

Next week, Big Loser will be releasing their Black Numbers debut Love You, Barely Living. The Austin based quartet write anthemic rock songs with tinges of emo that draw comparisons to bands like The Menzingers and Spanish Love Songs. “Blisters” is a stellar example of what Big Loser has to offer. The guitars wash over open drums and the whole track bursts with soaring vocals.

[Out Now] Copenhagen’s dream pop duo BLACKIEBLUEBIRD return with their second album “Goodbye in July”

Copenhagen’s dream pop duo BlackieBlueBird return with their second album “Goodbye in July”.

BlackieBlueBird are the vocalist Heidi Lindahl and the composer Nils Lassen; together they create delicate torch songs of reverb and echo that captivate the listener with resonating guitars, wailing harmonicas, maudlin mandolins and a choir of lonely mermaids that sporadically embraces Heidi’s golden voice. The echoes of love and longing, hellos and deceiving goodbyes live within her unique and clear vibrato.


Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the signing one of Sweden’s finest power metal acts Persuader to a multi album deal! Originally formed in 1997 in the north of Sweden, Persuader have delivered raw, melodic and in your face power metal since their inception and their upcoming Frontiers’ debut promises no compromises in that department.

KID BE KID RELEASES ‘Lovely Genders’ EP – RELEASE DATE: 20 March

Born and raised in Berlin, and an heir to two classical musicians, KID BE KID was placed in music lessons at a young age. At first, she struggled to find her own passion in the skill however, when she began to write her own songs a true fascination grew to develop. Discovering the world of jazz through a serendipitous twist of fate, in which her Philosophy teacher introduced her to his son, the style and energy of jazz music soon inspired her to pursue official studies of it at university.

Julia Cozby “Keep On Walking” Video Generates 29,000 Views First Month

New Mexico based Americana Blues Artist/Songwriter Julia Cozby debuted her new album “Keep on Walking” in February while at the same time noted producer Richard Cagle (Montrose Records) contracted with the storytelling video production company Relaxing Blues. Relaxing Blues is known internationally for its use of specialty treatments to communicate the vision of a songwriter’s message. The end result for Julia is telling as the music video continues to gain wide acclaim from music fans around the world on You Tube while the album itself continues to be spun internationally.

NEW SINGLE // Unruly Girls – “She Grew Up In A Shotgun Row”

“She Grew Up in a Shotgun Row” is the new single from Unruly Girls, taken from their new album “Epidemic”, to be released on April 21st, 2020 via Dirty Beach.

“The single is an aural assault – a pleasant and pulse-quickening one. It’s a collision of electronica and fuzz, feedback, reverb and more attitude than a gathering of top models.” Backseat Mafia

Fantastic Negrito releases new track ‘Chocolate Samurai’

Fantastic Negrito comments, “Have you lost your mind yet? I asked people around the world to send me footage of how they’re coping with corona virus…this is what came back. A moment of light. We may be isolated behind closed doors, but we are in this together.”

French stoner/fuzz/garage power-trio Prohibition Dead premiered new music video “Corona Girl” /

A couple of weeks after the official release of their brand new EP called ‘Unless You’re afraid to change’, French stoner/fuzz/garage power-trio Prohibition Dead just premiered a brand new, fun and completely DIY music video illustrating the song “Corona Girl” and available right now on YouTube.

Apple Music Invites You To “Come Together”

To say that these are challenging times is an understatement. But wherever you are and whatever you’re experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re all in this together. Whether you’re trying to find distraction while working, living, and playing at home or struggling to find a positive outlook under major life upheavals-music can be an escape and a salve for yourself and whoever you’re hunkered down with. Because social distancing doesn’t need to mean antisocial. Beginning today we invite you to COME TOGETHER, a special space in Apple Music where you’ll find brand new playlists to suit your situation and to help provide comfort, motivation, focus-or just something to dance to and get your mind off all of this.

Introducing Rye Milligan with dynamic indie-electronic single ‘Silhouette’

We can not only hear the vivacious song construction and skilled production within new single ‘Silhouette’, but we can also see it come to life through the music video which displays Rye as a true one-man band.

Gemma Ray – ‘Stay Inside’

“…look outside your window pane,
it’s raining blades,
things won’t always be the same
…Stay inside, stay inside with me”

With the advisories, lockdowns and general life-altering strangeness currently afoot, this intimate archived home recording by Gemma Ray is seeing the light of day for the first time, to serve as a gentle reminder of what we should all be doing right now during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Simon Lewis releases brand new single “Heaven only knows”

Simon Lewis has released his first new Song of his new upcoming album.
Simons thought about the song ” This song is about this particular harsh feeling of loss, we feel whenever we have to leave the ones we love, but its also about new beginnings and the hope that lies beyond. It’s not just about loving someone, it’s also about allowing yourself to be loved.”

Smoke Fairies Announce Virtual Gig And Release ‘Elevator’ Video

Smoke Fairies have released a new video for their single ‘Elevator.’ The track will also be available as a Limited-Edition 7” picture disc on Friday April 3rd. The video was filmed in Margate on England’s south coast at the very eccentric Walpole Bay Hotel and Tom Thumb Theatre prior to recent social distancing measures in the UK.

Jon McKiel unveils video for “Object Permanence”

Directed by Andrea Thorne, the clip embraces the aura of McKiel’s “left-field psychedelia” (Noisey). Grounding the viewer in the familiar while diving headfirst into the surreal, the video aptly accompanies the track’s propulsive dead-toned bassline, gentle shimmering guitars, and ethereal harmonies.

Lil Durk Emotes on “All Love,” His Second Single in Two Weeks

Known for his combination of sweet melodies and realistic lyrics, Lil Durk is the voice of the streets. Just days after sharing a demonic banger about the dark side of the streets, Durk spins a heartfelt rumination about the love of his neighborhood on “All Love,” his new video single. Emoting atop dramatic keys and thumping 808 kicks from Internet Money beatmaker TouchOfTrent, Durk reflects on his come-up on the South Side of Chicago, tunefully telling stories about his less-fortunate friends: “I used to look up to this n****, but he gave his homie up/Cause his daughter 12-years-old, he had to go do 21.” The new video compiles clips from Durk’s home and studio life, following the rapper as he soaks up the love of his hood. “All Love” quickly follows “Chiraq Demons,” a fiery, “no auto” single with an appearance from G Herbo.

Kalbells Share New Track & Video For “Mothertime”

Today, Kalbells—the project led by multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Kalmia Traver—is sharing “Mothertime,” the title track (and accompanying lyric video made in quarantine with a microscope) from her forthcoming EP co-produced with Jeremy Malvin (aka Chrome Sparks), releasing April 10th via NNA Tapes.

KRV: stream cathartic debut single “Motherless Abyss” now

“Among humans, some were born and raised on the fringes of mass conformism. It has always been this way, and always will be. The ancestral chi is the black flame that opens our eyes and souls and makes us realize the pointlessness of our existence, our gods, governments, institutions and heroes. All this has been created to give a purpose to an existential void that should be no less than the absolute void. A peaceful void.”

Bon Jovi ‘Unbroken’ Featuring The Invictus Games Choir

Bon Jovi have released a remarkable version of ‘Unbroken’ featuring the Invictus Games Choir in support of the Invictus Games Foundation.

The special version of the Bon Jovi track, re-recorded last month at Abbey Road Studios, is available to buy and stream now. All proceeds will go to the Invictus Games Foundation, of which The Duke of Sussex is Patron, in support of the recovery and rehabilitation of international wounded, injured or sick military personnel.

SADFACETHUGGIN Releases “My Addiction” – Official Lyric Video

“World of SADFACE” is the third installment from the “SADFACE” installment which included “SADFACE” & “SADFACE II – Emotionless”, both of which were met with Critical Acclaim. Leading up to the release of the LP, “Detonator”, “Put One In The Air” ft JayDaYoungan, and “Cancer II” were released as singles and received amazing media and DJ support from the likes of Zane Lowe, Travis Mills, Hot New Hip Hop, Lyrical Lemonade, Okay Player, Elevator Magazine, HipHopDX and more.

Starpainter – New Single “Mark of Cain” Out Now!

“We wrote a friends-leaving-town type of song with “Mark of Cain,” about moments of wishing that you were still close with someone you care about. This track is the first single to be released from our upcoming debut album, slated for May 29th.”

VICTORIUS Releases Official Lyric Video for “Wrath Of The Dragongod”

To make up for the postponed live gigs, the power metal ninjas blast another sonorous offer into the infinite expanse of space. In a classic VICTORIUS fashion, they present yet another excerpt off their epic ninja fight through the adventurous universe: A shout out to the true ninja souls to join their clan and liberate the mighty dragon god.