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In.Digg.Nation Collective Partners With Six Course/RCA Records

In.Digg.Nation Collective, the label and artist management company founded by GRAMMY-nominated Jamaican artist Protoje and also home to Lila Iké and Sevana, announces a deal with Six Course/RCA Records. All three artists will release projects through a multi-album venture.

April 16, 2020 marks the first release of this fruitful partnership. Lila Iké, one of Jamaica’s most promising stars, will unveil her latest single and video for “I Spy,” produced by Izy Beats (the same hit maker behind Koffee’s “Toast”). In this playful song over soft guitar licks, the soulful singer beckons her listeners with innocent flirtation and a sweet falsetto. “I Spy” will be featured on Lila Iké’s debut EP, which will drop shortly after her new single. Sevana and Protoje will follow with new music later in the year.

In.Digg.Nation Collective partners with Six Course/RCA Records

Seattle’s Brent Amaker DeathSquad announce debut LP ‘Hello’ out 6/12/20

Welcome to the next chapter of western performance art from the mind of Brent Amaker. After touring the world for over decade with his band of cowboys, Mr. Amaker has partnered with Darci Carlson and a rotating cast of desperados for the next generation of musical comrades.

Howie Payne (The Stands) | new track ‘In Dreams’ out now

Howie Payne today releases ‘In Dreams’, the title track lifted from his newly announced ‘In Dreams’ EP, due for release on May 15, 2020. The new single follows on the tail of January’s ‘Into Daylight’ – former Stands main man Howie’s first new music in 2 years, also due to feature on the new EP – and a sold-out London headline show. Stream ‘In Dreams’ from here @skopemag –


Peri El is “Tired Of You” – Listen Now!

Peri El, the energizing vocalist and singer-songwriter from Baltimore, MD, released her debut EP Shades of Blue on Friday April 3rd. The EP features the new track “Tired of You,” a classic breakup anthem, with relatable themes about not feeling needed and being better off now. Peri describes, “I wrote this song after a breakup with my first real relationship. I felt really connected to this person but I just couldn’t trust him. I was tired of all the trouble he was causing me and the sleepless nights worrying about him.”

The Airborne Toxic Event share title song from upcoming album and memoir ‘Hollywood Park’

HOLLYWOOD PARK arrives alongside a new literary work of the same name by Mikel Jollett, to be published by Celadon Books, a division of MacMillan, which is now coming out on May 26. Hollywood Park: A Memoir sees Jollett chronicling his extraordinary personal journey, from his early childhood in one of the most infamous cults of the 1970s, through a childhood of poverty and emotional abuse, before finding his voice as an artist among the confusion of an adult life spent nursing the wounds of childhood, and the redemption which came from looking inward and an acceptance of self and the fierce love of family.

Franco-American Avant-Pop duo Faux Real release new single; debut EP out May 1

Franco-American avant-pop duo Faux Real has unveiled an extraordinary new single, “Kindred Spirit,” available now at all DSPs and streaming services; the track is joined by a highly entertaining companion video, shot on location in Mexico City and Mexico’s active Popocatépetl volcano and streaming now at YouTube following its exclusive premiere last week via PAPER.

snny has announced his new Otitọ EP

Born in Africa’s Ivory Coast before coming to the U.S. at the age of 5, his elegant and elastic R&B vocals anchor the pulsing synths and his deliciously rubbery production touches. The propulsive drums of lead single “Somewhere in Brooklyn” represent snny’s desire to, in his words, “Make a sad song that people could dance to.

Roccwell, Wildelux and DJ 12 Finger Dan share visual for “The Time Is Now” [Video Submission]

After more than 20 years in the rap game, Wildelux is not finished. Choosing to go the grass root route instead of mainstream his entire career, he has managed to build up a small following throughout the world. Originally from the Bronx, living in LA for 15 years and now residing in Japan, Wildelux still continues to work with some great producers and artists and still manages to tour the world.

Yella Beezy Kicks It in Quarantine in the Visual for “Headlocc” ft. Young Thug

Yella Beezy has an energy that can’t be contained by the walls of his home. Kicking it in quarantine with some very lovely guests, Beezy shares the new visualizer for “Headlocc.” In the visualizer, Beezy shows us how he’s been living in quarantine. Holed up in his Dallas mansion, he’s been cooking and baking, playing Madden, and basking in the affection of his three quarantine partners.

Unloved Share New Track “Why Not”

The Emmy-winning spy show Killing Eve has returned, and with it, a fresh batch of Unloved tracks old and new including new single “Why Not.” The track soundtracks a major gory scene in the first episode of the show’s third season, which premiered this weekend on BBC America.

Watch Clem Snide and Scott Avett Perform “Don’t Bring No Ladder” from ‘Forever Just Beyond’

Clem Snide (moniker of Nashville’s Eef Barzelay), has shared the latest video from his Live From Just Beyond Youtube series, performing “Don’t Bring No Ladder” with Scott Avett. “Don’t Bring No Ladder” is off Clem Snide’s new record Forever Just Beyond, produced by Avett, out now on Ramseur Records.

DISCONNECTED Release Official Music Video for “Unstoppable

French Modern Metal band DISCONNECTED has released the official music video for “Unstoppable,” the debut single off of their upcoming, sophomore album. Directed by Olivier Gobert and filmed at La Chapelle Argence (Troyes, France), features the band performing on stage, delivering the song with strength, energy, and great passion . The song was recorded at Studio Caverne (Paris-France), mixed at Studio Besco (France) by François-Maxime Boutault (Dagoba, Behemoth, Loudblast) and mastered at Euphonic Masters (Memphis-Tennessee USA) by Grammy Award winner Brad Blackwood (Korn, Three Days Grace, Maroon Five, etc…).

Parisian Producer Asdek Lights Up New Noise With Party Starter “Switchin”

“Switchin” continues Asdek’s takeover of dancefloors worldwide. The single has already received heavy support from fellow Frenchman Habstrakt, who dropped the track over the weekend during 1001 Tracklists’ Virtual Festival and last year at EDC Orlando. “Switchin” immediately follows Asdek’s techno-driven track “Limitless” and his February Habstrakt collaboration “Es Isso,” the latter of which Dancing Astronaut called “house music perfection.” His ability to pull from different genres and mold them into his own distinct sound has earned him releases on labels such as Dim Mak, Confession and Monstercat. On the live side, he’s performed at ADE, Lollapalooza France and opened up for the likes of Malaa and Kayzo.

Fireside Collective releases video for “Bring It On Home”

While the world stays home in an effort to slow the pandemic, Fireside Collective’s video for “Bring It On Home” is timely and on topic, giving listeners music to lift them up in this trying time.

Post-punk/Alt-metal band PAST FIVE reveal “Close To The Exit” music video & single

“Close To The Exit” is the second music video from the band’s new EP entitled Detox. which is out on May 8, 2020, via Eclipse Records. The four-song release was produced by Christian Silver (Dragonforce, Arch Enemy, Kreator) at the infamous StudioMega in Varberg, Sweden.

Imani Coppola Shows the Resilience Of Human Spirit with “In This Together”

“For the first time in my life, I was experiencing humanity on the internet, watching everyone’s daily videos and getting to know my friends during quarantine,” says the genre shifting and musically expansive artist IMANI COPPOLA about her new video “In This Together.” Compiled of filmed bits from friends and celebrities such as Taylor Hanson (Hanson), Mike Patton (Faith No More), Larry Ratso (Uncut Gems, Sid and Nancy) while holed up in isolation from COVID-19, the video captures her friends making the best of the situation and singing her brand new single which is available now on DSPs. “These videos would get me out of my head, sometimes out of my bed, make me laugh, inspire me and give me hope.”

DESTROYED IN SECONDS: Cvlt Nation Debuts “No Respect”

Notes the band of the track, “This song is a straight up whirlwind of d-beat mania that serves as a call out against those in our society, and our scene, walking among us with a sense of false entitlement, sociopolitical apathy; the people who talk about change but refuse to raise a finger to do something about it.”

Listen to the d-beat mania of Destroyed In Seconds “No Respect”

Jesse Royal Drops New Video for “Natty Pablo” via Easy Star Records

Jesse Royal, “one of Jamaica’s most important and charismatic new stars” (Noisey), is set to drop his new single “Natty Pablo” from his highly anticipated sophomore release. The single is out March 13 on Easy Star Records.

SHY GLIZZY Releases New Music Video For “LONELY VIBES”  

Multimedia jazz artist Paolo Rustichelli created a charm to combat COVID-19

Italy was the second country to be ravaged by the novel coronavirus disrupting and threatening life, economics and the freedoms perhaps we took for granted. While encamped at his house near Rome on the coast close to the Tyrrhenian Sea that is part of the Mediterranean basin, forward-thinking multimedia jazz artist Paolo Rustichelli began contemplating life after quarantine while surrounded by ancient Etruscan temple ruins. His vision created the sensual aural and visual feast titled “Hot,” the new single and video impacting radio on May 4. He intends the project to serve as a charm to ward off COVID-19.

Briannagh D “Grateful” New Single

Tulpa – ‘Checks Cashed’

Tulpa is created by Anna Martinova, a dutch resident, Latvia born electronic music composer. Cashed Checks is played live with modular synthesis system. It is a dark progressive trancelike experience a reflection of the coming tide of resistance.

Feeding Fingers – “Stapled to Your House” – New Animated Music Video and Single

The video was directed and animated by Steven Lapceivc –

LISTEN: NIA WYN – deals with negative energy on new single ‘Who Asked You’

Fresh from releasing her debut EP ‘Love I Can’t Ruin’ in February – which caught the attention of tastemakers such as Earmilk, Mystic Sons, GIG GOER and The Most Radicalist, UK soul artist Nia Wyn shows no signs of slowing down with her brand new single ‘Who Asked You’ – a defiant track about dealing with negative energy from people with unwelcome opinions, especially about stigma around mental illness and someone doubting your aspirations of leaving a small town and its mentalities.