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POWFU SHARES NEW SONG AND VIDEO FOR “im used to it”
“death bed (coffee for your head)” is currently #5 on Spotify’s Global Top 50, sitting with the company of The Weeknd, Drake, and Dua Lipa, while also reaching #10 on the US Top 50, and gaining 5M+ audio streams worldwide per day. This song is a real quarantine pop anthem and has soundtracked millions of videos on TikTok, including the viral “Quarantine Cutie” series. The song has also hit Top 5 on Shazam globally, and is officially certified Gold in the US, his home country of Canada, as well as Australia and Ireland. The breakout hit has accumulated over 360M combined audio/video streams to date.
RISING DMV RAPPER XANMAN INTRODUCES LATEST VISUAL “ICE”
I’M A BAD PERSON, which includes exclusive features from NoCap and TisaKorean, follows last year’s acclaimed mixtape, BROKEN. The mixtape drew raves from the likes of Pitchfork, Complex, HYPEBEAST and more. BROKEN in turn followed the breakthrough success of Xanman’s viral hit, “Gucci Down” currently boasting nearly 7 million worldwide streams and counting.
ZHAVIA RELEASES NEW SINGLE & MUSIC VIDEO “WAITING”
Produced by Malay Ho, “Waiting” showcases Zhavia’s stunning vocals and is a song that draws from her own real experiences. The song serves to confront the non-believers and fair-weather friends. “To me, it’s essential not to pay attention to those kinds of people, and not include them in my life,” Zhavia admits. “Waiting” follows Zhavia’s debut EP 17 which includes “All I Am” featuring Skip Marley, breakout single “Candlelight” and the title track “17.”
Over the echoes of a skittering beat, Note Marcato vaults from bouncy verses into a fluttering, yet fiery refrain on the self-produced track. Meanwhile, the avant-garde music video illuminates an indescribable and indefinable character, with a story that Marcato wrote himself. It all forgoes asking listeners to raise their hands and instead demands they lift the mask covering societal insecurities.
Thanya Iyer shares the intricately layered visual album, KIND
Thanya Iyer on KIND: “To me – the story behind KIND represents a journey. A journey filled with questions that travel around grief, depression, anxiety, racism, disability, chronic pain, healing, self love, and giving that love outwards to the relationships around you. The creature in the film represents yourself, everything that you don’t want to face. But its important to love every part of you, including the parts that are hard to face and difficult to let go of. The journey of loving yourself is supported by your loved ones (your friends, your fam, your community, your people) but at the end of the day you have everything within you, all the strength is inside that you need to help yourselves, love yourselves, honour your good, your bad and the high/low tides of life.”
AMERICAN DREAM MACHINE has dropped “Bad News,” the infectious first single from the modern rockers’ debut album, Deadhearts, due for release on June 26.
“I wrote ‘Bad News’ because it seems like that’s all there is anymore, and it sucks,” says vocalist Shawn Adams. “The constant stream of negativity really takes its toll and I think you can see it everywhere. Sometimes the only thing you can do is put a spotlight on it and hope people notice.”
NY-based alternative rock band Brookline have released their new EP, “Where Do I Go From Here,” available on all digital music platforms NOW. Ushered in by the lead single “Dive In,” the EP is the band’s last body of work for the foreseeable future, as member Mikey Pace prepares for deployment in the United States Army. Although a turning point in their career, “Where Do I Go From Here” delivers a cohesive blend of alternative rock and post-hardcore, creating their strongest and most distinct collection to date.
“Speedin'” was the first song that Bok Nero and Shizz Lo wrote together when they initially began to collaborate. In their native Philly, the MC Bok Nero came out of the hip hop scene and Shizz Lo was coming up as a DJ in the electronic set. Their mutual respect for both genres inspired them to create a fusion that they coined #HoodEDM.
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THE DEAD SOUTH SHARE “THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE.”
The Dead South offer a little blast of joy in a madcap, two-minute whip through “This Little Light Of Mine,” an all ages, all walks of life folk classic that endures as a powerful, uplifting unifier. Like a roll down a hill, The Dead South’s devil-may-care take is fast, fun and done in a flash. “This Little Light Of Mine” was originally recorded during the Good Company sessions in 2014, which also yielded the bluegrass band’s calling card, “In Hell I’ll Be In Good Company,” a single that just received gold certification in the USA and approaches 200 million YouTube views.
Black Orchid Empire share new single “Death From Above”
“This is one of the heavier songs from Semaphore, and features a riff we’ve been tinkering with since touring Yugen. We’re experimenting on this record with pushing our boundaries both in terms of melody and technicality, and Death From Above is an example of one of the more progressive metal-influenced songs on the album.
Puddle of Mudd Premiere New Lyric Video for “Sunshine”
With the current COVID-19 pandemic, the band extends their best wishes to everyone and wants their fans to know they are not alone. “Relax. Hang in there. We’re all in this together,” says frontman Wes Scantlin. “We can make it through this.”
Yo-Yo Ma, Andris Nelsons in our Holocaust Memorial Concert Film
From the homes of great artists to yours, with Yo-Yo Ma, Andris Nelsons, Simone Dinnerstein, and more, Shai Abramson and other noted clergy, Stories by Holocaust survivors, Paintings by Samuel Bak, Produced, directed, and narrated by Mark Ludwig.