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Patriarchy Ft. Ian Svenonius Shares “Burn The Witch” Video Via BrooklynVegan

Patriarchy have shared the latest video “Burn The Witch” Ft. Ian Svenonius via BrooklynVegan. “Burn The Witch” is one of the tracks off of their debut LP released last year via DERO Arcade. The record earned praise from BrooklynVegan describing it as, “Dark, gothy electro that should appeal to fans of ’80s 4AD, ’00 witch house and most black-clad sounds in between.”

PERCY unveil video for frenzied, vitriolic governmental anti-anthem ‘Will Of The People’

Yorkshire based Percy gained notoriety in the early nineties when their home brand of left-field post-punk led to a record deal with legendary Leeds label Mook Records and consequently airplay from John Peel & Steve Lamacq. They made ‘single of the week’ in Melody Maker and rode the wave of minor indie celebrity status.

Straight Hate and Nuclear Holocaust join their forces under one banner: ‘East Grind Attack’

Straight Hate are not slowing down! After their well received sophomore album ‘Black Sheep Parade’ from September 2019 SH are marching forth with new tracks!

Although SH seem to be using run-of-the-mill patterns, they certainly add their own element, reinforcing it with passion, dedication and honesty. Now they’re back with a highly explosive load, again playing like no other in this country!

Last year’s album ‘Black Sheep Parade’ secured Straight Hate’s high position in the scene, driving an unhewn stick through the hearts of every single unbeliever!

STRAIGHT HATE and NUCLEAR HOLOCAUST join their forces under one banner: ‘East Grind Attack’

A.CHAL > New Single ‘Hollywood Luv’ ft Gunna > Black Butter/Epic Records > listen here

Once again, the Peruvian-born, New York-raised artist artfully integrates laidback flows, hazy hooks, and soulful drip into a spacey soundscape thread together by dreamy guitar, skittering beats, and nimble cadences. Meanwhile, multiplatinum Atlanta titan Gunna joins him to light up the beat with a signature sputtering verse. Ruminating on disillusioned sentiments on love, fame, and Hollywood, the anthem fuses cultures and styles as it immediately captivates. Additionally, the song played earlier today during an interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1 on Apple Music.

Arya Zappa announces debut album Dark Windows | Out 26 June 2020

Enigmatic Berlin-based musician, performer and DJ Arya Zappa is set to release her debut album Dark Windows – a gothic, layered, new wave record that plays with the notion of identity. It’s out 26 June 2020.


Jason Mraz’s new single “Look For The Good” – the title track from his new album due June 19 – has been added to the Radio 2 playlist, while the two-time Grammy Award winner has been confirmed to perform a very special Radio 2 ‘House Music’ session and interview on Ken Bruce’s show on Thursday May 21. Mraz will perform from his home, an organic farm in Oceanside, California, and will be accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra in London.


Today, The Midnight announce MONSTERS, their new album to be released July 10 on Counter Records. MONSTERS finds the duo of Tyler Lyle and Tim McEwan — who’ve gone from online cult fascination to the #1 spot of the Billboard Electronic Album Chart— creating a sweeping sound that fuses Americana archetypes with an evocative electronic palette referencing synth-driven film scores, deep house, pop, and rock. MONSTERS sees a continuation of The Midnight’s immersive world-building that has attracted a rabid fanbase — a communal coalition of internet culture obsessives, bedroom producers, Tumblr goths, cosplayers, teenagers, their parents, and everyone in between — who have been pining for a new album for almost two years.

Cj Pandit shares loveable indie-pop-bop ‘Talk Talk Talk’

Speaking more on the track, Cj shares: “It’s me trying to understand what it means to feel alone in a group of people, when everything gets a little overwhelming, and the idea that it’s ok to just disappear into the night. Also it’s got a big piano solo that I’d hope Bruce Hornsby would be proud of. ”

R.A. The Rugged Man and The Four Owls drop an arcade-inspired video for new single, Air Strike

The Four Owls reveal their new single and video ‘Air Strike’ featuring US heavyweight, R.A. The Rugged Man, taken from their new album ‘Nocturnal Instinct’. Swiss game developer and pixel mastermind Astroknight lends his skills for the video creating an interactive 8-BIT experience akin to an arcade-inspired Four Owls game.

Westerman shares new song “The Line”, debut album out 5th June

Today, Westerman shares a new song from his forthcoming debut album Your Hero Is Not Dead, June 5th 2020 via Play It Again Sam (and Partisan in North America). “The Line” is gentle and complex all at once as Westerman eloquently grapples with societal confines over a shapeshifting electronic backdrop. The song is the fifth offering from the album following “Your Hero Is Not Dead,” “Waiting on Design,” “Think I’ll Stay” and “Blue Comanche.”

MIYA MIYA announce debut EP ‘Cold Blood’ with new single ‘Hometown’

The ethereal synth flashes in “Hometown” elevate to an intoxicating blend of crashing drums, anthemic guitars and a bold bassline. “Hometown” follows on from the band’s attention-grabbing debut “Underwater” (WATCH), which quickly accumulated over 100K collective streams thanks to movielike visuals. “Underwater” resulted in MIYA MIYA drawing international attention from key tastemakers such as Radio 1, verifying the band’s potential to charm a wide mainstream audience.

Anuladé Opens Up About Her Challenge To Recover From DCIS On Second Single ‘Just Breathe’

The track is an up-lifting Pop Ballad song. Written when Anulade was undergoing radiotherapy while being treated for DCIS, an early form of breast cancer it aims to inspire strength and resilience in the face of life’s challenges.

International Songwriting Competition (ISC) Announces 2019 Winners

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is pleased to announce its 2019 winners. Established in 2002, ISC is the world’s largest international songwriting competition, receiving over 18,000 entries from 140 countries in 2019. More than $150,000 in cash and merchandise is awarded to 71 winners in 23 categories covering all genres of music.

LA Priest Shares New Single & Video “Beginning”

GENE arrives four years after the iconoclast variously known as Sam Eastgate, Sam Dust and LA Priest thrilled the world with the cosmic pop of his debut album Inji, his first LP for Domino and his first solo output following the disbanding of former outfit, Late Of The Pier. GENE also follows the 2016 project Soft Hair in which Sam teamed up with Connan Mockasin for an instant cult-classic album.

The Barr Brothers Unveil ‘Red Moth Solar Companion,’

Today, The Barr Brothers unveiled Red Moth Solar Companion, a two-track release available now on all platforms. The songs, two b-sides from the critically acclaimed Queens of the Breakers, were written and recorded by Brad Barr, Andrew Barr and Sarah Pagé during the taping sessions for the record at Wild Studios in St-Zénon and Professional Awesome Studios in Montreal. The illustration is a drawing by Leo Maraviglia.

Satori & Dr. Echo Release “Nowhere”

Anyone searching for a song to lift them up during these chaotic times need look no further than “Nowhere” by Satori vs. Dr. Echo. The newest single from the upcoming Dub Defender Sessions LP is an airy reggae track that basks you in all of its warmth. “Nowhere” was written when I was waiting on an unreliable person for an answer regarding something that was important to me. It had me thinking about how many times I had possibly done that to other people and how I needed to be careful in those kind of situations in the future.” – Steven Jess Borth II. You can listen to “Nowhere” at That Music Magazine. Dub Defender Sessions releases on May 22nd via New Zealand indie label Anicca Records.

Goo Goo Dolls Debut Brand New Lyric Video For “Fearless”

Multi-platinum, four-time GRAMMY-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls have debuted a brand new lyric video for their uplifting single “Fearless,” one of the standout songs from the band’s 12th studio album Miracle Pill [Warner Records]. Directed and produced by Michael Perlmutter, the comic-book-inspired piece is a heartfelt celebration of life’s everyday heroes.


On the track, the Los Angeles trio bob and weave between a pulsating bass line, nocturnal synths, and steep drops towards a dancefloor-ready lunar chant, “She only loves me in the moonlight. She always leaves me in the daylight.” Merging organic instrumentation, throwback electronic production, and trancelike vocals the track has already amassed over 3 million streams.