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Newness // Ruby Duff – “Dancing Under Lights”

Dancing Under Lights, a song that was 7 years in the making, is the latest from the unique, singular voice of newcomer Ruby Duff. During a time when much of the world closes down, the triumphant feeling that the song invokes brings much needed colour & excitement to all that listen, almost like a DIY-starter kit for your own festival at home. Think Kate Bush collaborating with Wes Anderson & you won’t be too far off here.

Joel Corry releases new remix of Anabel Englund’s ‘See The Sky’

Following on from global smash ‘Sorry’, London-based DJ and producer Joel Corry has remixed ‘See The Sky’, the latest single from Hot Creations affiliate Anabel Englund, out 3rd April.

Radioclub signs with LINC MUSIC

RadioClub is the brain child of lifelong friends Shawn Desman and Tebey Ottoh. Both are music industry veterans with a long list of international achievements to their credit.

Born and raised in Toronto, Shawn Desman burst onto the Canadian music scene in the 2002 with his debut single ‘Get Ready’ (BMG Music). Several #1’s, Top 10 radio hits and platinum singles would quickly follow (Shook’, Let’s Go’, Night Like This’, ‘Electric’, Nobody Does It Like You’), and by 2012 Shawn had become the biggest domestic pop star in his home country. Winner of multiple Juno, SOCAN and Much Music Video Awards, Shawn has proven himself to be a music business heavyweight, with no signs of slowing down.

DYLYN – Suddenly I Got “Something to Lose”

My new song, “Something to Lose,” was born from a romance that eventually bloomed into a relationship. At the time, my heart was healing so it was a safe, trusting space where love could flourish.

Tenille Townes’ new song “The Most Beautiful Things” debuts today

The song is Townes’ first release since Sony Music Nashville announced her new partnership with RCA Records, which will combine the efforts of RCA, Columbia Nashville and the SMN label group for a global plan for Townes.

Jade Hairpins spark dance moves and conversation failures on“(Don’t Break My) Devotion”

Arriving on all shores today is “(Don’t Break My) Devotion,” the new single from Jade Hairpins’ forthcoming album Harmony Avenue (out May 29). As bandleader Jonah Falco will tell you, it’s a technicolor burst through the plastic age, outlying the exhaustion of bad decisions and failures to communicate, all wrapped up in a cornucopia of bubblegum, new wave, disco, and post-punk.

Other Lives Release Devastating New Single “We Wait”

Today Other Lives release their new single “We Wait,” the latest preview of their forthcoming new album For Their Love, due out April 24 on ATO Records. It is also the most intimate song frontman Jesse Tabish has ever written. An homage to a tragically lost close friend, “We Wait” finds Tabish confronting one of the darkest corners of his past for the first time. Tabish shared the track’s devastating backstory and how it shaped his musical career in a statement:

Helfró Release New Song, “Ávöxtur Af Rotnu Tré”

Icelandic black metal newcomers HELFRÓ are now premiering the new song “Ávöxtur Af Rotnu Tré,” which is the third single from their self-titled debut album! The record will be released on Season of Mist Underground Activists on April 24. “Ávöxtur af rotnu tré” can be heard at THIS LOCATION.

Venus Furs – “Living in Constant” Single

“Living in Constant” is centered around a tone-setting, hypnotically repetitive bassline, with doubled guitar riffs building into a trippy crescendo, while lyrically describing the final days of a disgraced priest.

Def Jam Signee Fredo Bang Shares New Video for Trap Ballad “Trust Issues”

Fredo Bang’s bruising lyricism and soulful flow have propelled him to the top of the Baton Rouge rap scene. Thoughtfully contrasting the perks and repercussions of his rising fame, Fredo shares “Trust Issues,” a new video. Shot by DemarcusTV, the new video finds Fredo performing the song in his studio, proudly rocking his chain in memory of his friend Da Real Gee Money and pouring his heart and soul into every lyric. Released over the weekend and already with over 450k views, “Trust Issues” is the latest release from Most Hated, Fredo’s upcoming project.

Ink to Spill Releases Track for Autism Awareness Month

“Chapter 12” joins the celebrations in order to raise awareness to and acknowledge that 1 in 59 people below the age of 21 are now on the Autism Spectrum for Autism Awareness Month in April. Their song was inspired by fictional literature about a young autistic boy obsessed with the length and placement of pauses in rock songs.


Multimillion-selling R&B/pop pioneer and seven-time Grammy Award-winner, Toni Braxton returns with her new song “Do It,” via Island Records. Back with her timeless and mesmerizing vocals, Braxton’s latest single serves as advice for anyone struggling with the decision to end an unhealthy relationship. Drawing from her own experiences, Braxton urges “he ain’t gonna change, if you take him back it’s gonna be the same, just do what you need to do.”

Shelley King Presents “Kick Up Your Heels” Music Video

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Shelley King has just released a new music video for “Kick Up Your Heels,” the title track from her latest album out on her own label, Lemonade Records.

FUNERAL LEECH: Cvlt Nation Premieres “Morbid Transcendence”

Cvlt Nation is currently streaming “Morbid Transcendence” from New York City-based death/doom conjurors FUNERAL LEECH. The hymn comes off the band’s debut full-length, Death Meditation, set for release later this month via Carbonized Records.

Hear the pure distilled death doom of FUNERAL LEECH “Morbid Transcendence”