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Jamo Gang teams up with Sid Wilson from Slipknot for their new single “Runyon Canyon”

Jamo Gang consists of LA legend Ras Kass, NYC veteran emcee El Gant and J57 on production. “Runyon Canyon” feat. Sid Wilson from Slipknot is the third single release from the trio’s debut album “Walking with Lions” set to be released on May 8th, 2020 via Fat Beats Records.

Milwaukee based sister trio- REYNA Release new singe “Coachella” On April 17

Following the release of last summer’s pop anthem ‘The Way I Loved You’, ‘Clueless’ and ‘Saw You With Somebody Else’, Milwaukee based indie pop sister-duo REYNA has announced the release of their new single ‘Coachella’. The song is taken from their much anticipated upcoming debut EP set to be released this year. The single reflects happier times at Coachella last year and juxtaposed with the beginning of the end of a relationship, coupled with Mariachi trumpets and signature pop sound.

Only Total dwells in frustration and honesty in latest cut ‘After Dark’

Only Total is Milo McNulty, the acclaimed talent behind previous projects Morning Smoke and Method Actress. Returning under a fresh name, the London-based artist is set to release a new track After Dark.

QUEEN MARIE OF ROMANIA (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

“Devastated by the First World War and plugged into political controversy, Romania’s every hope accompanies its Queen on her mission to Paris to lobby for international recognition of its great unification at the 1919 peace conference. Director Alexis Cahill Sweet describes Queen Marie as a decisive heroine, a woman who made sacrifices and achieved incredible things”.

Berlin-based electronic pop project DISCOVERY ZONE shares brand new visuals for ‘Blissful Morning Dream Interpretation Melody’

New York-born, Berlin-based musician and filmmaker JJ Weihl is set to release her debut solo record as Discovery Zone having previously played bass and sang in acclaimed experimental pop band Fenster. ‘Remote Control’ is out via cult Berlin label Mansions and Millions on June 5th.

WOLFHEART Releases Performance Video for New Track “Reaper”

Last week, Finnish heavy melodic death metal band WOLFHEART released their latest full-length masterpiece, Wolves Of Karelia, via Napalm Records. Quickly following up on the album’s successful release, the band has revealed a brand new video for the melodic head-swinger “Reaper”. The video footage is cut from the band’s exclusive multi-cam virtual concert, which was delivered to “virtual ticket” buyers last Thursday. Get a sample of the concert and witness “Reaper” below.

The Music Makers, New Music Podcast with Industry Insights, Guidance, Behind-the-Scenes Stories

The Music Makers, the new music interview podcast series, premiered March 27th, featuring revealing interviews on the inner workings of the music industry with some of the most influential professionals in the world. The Music Makers goes deep into the psyches of artists, producers, songwriters, recording engineers, managers, industry executives, and more to give listeners insight, education, and inspiration.

NGeeYL Releases News Single “Firefly”    

Today, South Carolina native NGeeYL returns with his new single “Firefly”. This new single is a proclamation of NGeeYL’s ability to shine, despite challenges and adversity. Mid-tempo and melodic, “Firefly” highlights NGeeYL’s rich lyrics and rhythmic flow. The song is an ode to the grind wrapped in raw lyrics and a hypnotic beat.

LETTUCE Releases New Single “House of Lett”

“Some of us like to freak out with our beaks out, take off our shoes and get lost in the music until we enter another dimension,” shares bassist Erick “Jesus” Coomes. “So, we did this song in honor of all the ravers, dancers, DJs, partygoing sandy-feet-dancing desert dwellers, house loving people of all ethnicities, walks of life and ages…and mainly, mainly, mainly for the LOVE. Peace Love Unity and Respect.”

JAUNT release visual album for new LP, ‘ ‘ALL IN ONE’, out tomorrow, APRIL 16

Tomorrow, Toronto-based six-piece Jaunt will release their sprawling debut album, All In One, and today they are sharing a series of strangely prophetic visuals for the LP made in partnership with Tranquilo (MorMor, Charlotte Day Wilson). The collection of six videos depicts each member of Jaunt in solitude at home within a moment of time. Jaunt’s drummer Duncan Hood notes, “These videos shot in January were originally intended to highlight the serenity found in everyday acts of escape in self-care — painting, cooking, listening, reading, cleaning, watching. Now in this new era we are all experiencing together, they seem less about escape and more about our collective confinement. In lockdown the intended meaning of the videos, let alone the album as a whole, has completely changed. Finding a sense of peace in the otherwise lonely aspects of routine felt, in January, aspirational. Now, it feels necessary, almost mandatory.”

Newcastle alt-rockers FEVA share snarling new cut ‘I Wanna Know’ | out 15th April

Aggressive and anthemic in equal measure, the band’s latest effort firmly shines the spotlight on enigmatic frontman Sam Reynolds’ searing vocals, with their fierce riffage and infectious licks justifying the praise throughout the online community (The Line Of Best Fit, Clash, Dork) and across the airwaves (BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music) since their arrival.


ByStorm Entertainment/RCA Records recording artist Deante’ Hitchcock is set to release his debut album Better on May 13. The album is currently available for pre-order/pre-save at all digital service providers –


Today, La Doña, born Cecilia Cassandra Peña-Govea, shares a new video from her debut Algo Nuevo EP, out now via Human Re-Sources. Directed by Naomi Garcia Pasmanick, “Cuando Se Van” (“When Will They Leave”) is a vivid and empowered love letter to Pasmanick and Doña’s hometown of San Francisco and a critique on the displacement and gentrification that continues to plague the cityscape along with the steps needed for it to be reborn.

FORMING THE VOID: stream “Ancient Satellite” via The Obelisk

Lafayette’s progressive metal astronauts FORMING THE VOID present a crushing third excerpt taken from their trippy new album ‘Reverie’, coming out this May 8th on Ripple Music. Get this “Ancient Satellite” on rotation below courtesy of The Obelisk website.

Review & Track Premiere: Forming the Void, Reverie

Fake Names Share “First Everlasting” + Self-Titled Debut Out May 8

Today, punk rock supergroup Fake Names share “First Everlasting,” from the band’s forthcoming album. The band – which includes Brian Baker (Minor Threat, Dag Nasty, Bad Religion), Michael Hampton (S.O.A., Embrace, One Last Wish), Dennis Lyxzén (Refused, International Noise Conspiracy, INVSN), and Johnny Temple (Girls Against Boys, Soulside) – will release their self-titled debut record on May 8 via Epitaph.

Rodrigo y Gabriela Release New Single “Gamma State”

World-renowned acoustic guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela won the Grammy for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album earlier this year for their virtuosic fifth record Mettavolution, and today they share their thrilling new single “Gamma State.” Originally written during the Mettavolution sessions, the track is now streaming across all platforms.

KRV: Cvlt Nation premiere debut album ‘Krv’ in full!

France’s highly creative black metal project Krv teamed up with Cvlt Nation to unleash their addictive self-titled debut to the world, before its official digital release this Friday 17th April on Chien Noir.

Hear the relentless black metal Groove of KRV s/t album


Meeting an overwhelming demand from fans for new music, A Day To Remember has decided to reveal the track off their forthcoming full-length, You’re Welcome. About this move, frontman Jeremy McKinnon commented, “We’ve had this video done for some time now, and seeing as how our album isn’t out yet and the state of the world is keeping us off the road, we wanted to get some new material out there for our fans as soon as possible.”

POTTERY – New single: ‘Hot Like Jungle’

Montreal’s Pottery return today with ‘Hot Like Jungle’, the third single lifted from their much-anticipated debut album Welcome To Bobby’s Motel. It now arrives June 26th via Partisan Records.

‘Hot Like Jungle’ comes accompanied by an animated video created by Pottery drummer Paul Jacobs.

Haux Announces Debut Album Co-Produced By Thomas Bartlett (Doveman) Out 6/26

Haux, aka songwriter/producer Woodson Black, today announced his debut album Violence in a Quiet Mind will be released on June 26th, 2020, via Color Study. Co-produced by Black, his longtime collaborator Jamie Macneal, and Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman; credits include work on albums for St. Vincent, Sufjan Stevens, Rhye, and Vagabon), Violence in a Quiet Mind was recorded between sessions at a seaside studio in Scotland and at New York City’s renowned Reservoir Studios. The record finds the rural Massachusetts-based artist processing tragedy and substance abuse across three generations of his family, and attempting to break that cycle.

Pam Tillis – Track: Looking for a Feeling

Driven by percussive acoustic guitar strums and a funky drum pattern, the production provides Tillis with enough space for an expressive vocal performance that ranges from a Dylanesque tumble of words to the gritty gospel soul of Mavis Staples. -Jon Freeman, Rolling Stone (Looking for a Feeling Single)

Pam Tillis Returns With Soulful New Song ‘Looking for a Feeling’

frenchi armelle Releases Seductive Pop Single “Who Am I”

Newly signed Thump Records artist, frenchi armelle, has released the first single from her debut album, Foreign Rollercoaster. The song, and frenchi, have gotten an incredible response to what has been dubbed Bedroom Pop, even drawing comparisons to recording legends like Adele and Amy Winehouse.