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BRUX’s “Fruit” Gets Reworked by Go Freek, Otira and Sinden

The sensual title track off BRUX’s debut EP, Fruit, is explored through a series of dancefloor friendly remixes. Incorporating dark stabs, organ riffs and a fire-starting groove, Go Freek reworks “Fruit” into a vital house offering. Rave enthusiast Otira puts his signature hardcore sound on the original, producing a speedy high-octane update. Sinden closes out the package, dusting the track with an old school acid house makeover.

Chris Garneau Shares “Now On” Via Cool Hunting | Look Out For New Music In 2020

Spare but resonant piano with roots in Americana and gospel mannerisms, the song is a reflection on what transpired in a broken relationship, and a missive to that former lover. But Garneau’s gentle yet purposeful incantation asks us to go deeper with him. He is plaintive as he digs through the shame to uncover something like gold underneath. His voice asks us to bear witness to the heartache, and ultimately releases us into the spacious composition. Garneau finds a freedom not just from being bonded to a magnetic darkness, but the freedom to be a part of something bigger and the relief of finding that space.

Chris Garneau: Now On

“Sitting in Limbo” is the fifth and most recent release by Dane Clark and the Basement Boys

“I thought it was the perfect cover tune to add to our pandemic song cycle, and what an honor to be joined by the legendary John Sebastian, one of the best harmonica players ever and a true genius of American songwriting in the 1960s and 1970s, for this jam band excursion version of a reggae classic,” said Clark. “We are planning to release a full-length LP Songs from Isolation in all formats on July 4 and will be dropping videos weekly until then with a few surprise guest artists. We stay focused knowing that we are doing something positive and folks appreciate the music.”

For Skope: Türküm explores personal struggles and emotions on his bass-driven LP “Heartbreak and Regrets”

New melodic bass-influenced album of Türküm, released today as a self-release. “Heartbreak and Regrets” is his second LP, a follow-up to 2019’s “Anti-Sober,” which was about Türküm’s battle with alcohol. The new album combines stories about his personal struggles, dealing with a wide range of emotions, and the desire to show people who he really is.

Nora Rothman Releases New Single “borderline” Ft. Blush Wilson, New Album 7/31

In 2019, Nora Rothman released her critically acclaimed EP ‘Nothing New,’ a confessional body of work that chronicled the singer / songwriter’s own experiences in the Los Angeles music and film industry at the height of the #MeToo movement. Today, the now Seattle-based artist is returning with her follow up to the EP – a debut album titled enough.


Scan the press on soul-groove outfit Dirty Streets and you’ll see numerous references to rock, soul, and dirty-blooze touchstones like the Faces, Humble Pie, Otis Redding, CCR and more. Spin Dirty Streets’ records and you’ll hear all of those echoes, plus others—some jazz timing, some acoustic balladry. But by and large, what you’ll hear is a raw, rowdy blend of Motown, Stax and rock—the pure American blood-beat moving through the heart of Memphis groove.

Award-Winning Pop Singer-Songwriter Jann Klose Returns with New Single “Pilot Light”

Award-winning artist Jann Klose’s new single and music video “Pilot Light” has passed 1,000,000 views on YouTube. The video was shot during lockdown after the passing of Jann’s manager Gary Salzman from Covid-19 related illness. Jann asked his current NYC band members to tape themselves at home playing along to the track. A music video was quickly produced, edited and released early May and has since gone viral on YouTube.

Billy Bob’s Texas And Lone Star 92.5 To Host #GIVEFORLIFE Blood Drive June 25

The legendary Billy Bob’s Texas, located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, first opened in 1981. While concerts for June have been postponed due to social distancing as a result of the COVID-19 virus, the colossal Billy Bob’s Texas will continue hosting concerts as soon as possible.

Though “The World’s Largest Honky Tonk” will remain closed for the time being, per the latest executive order from Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Billy Bob’s Texas along with Lone Star 92.5 will be hosting a #GIVEFORLIFE blood drive on June 25 from 6am – 7pm (CT). Parking is complimentary in the main Billy Bob’s parking lot, and in the lot to the east of the building. Call or text 800-366-2834 to make an appointment.

Lorena Leigh Releases ‘Girls Like Me – J.Prep Remix’

Her latest music release, Girls Like Me – J.Prep Remix; an experimental & energetic remix of Lorena’s original song about remaining true to yourself, having the confidence to express that truth to others and surrounding with like-minded open and positive people in order to overcome obstacles and make dreams come true.

WATCH: On The Outside release Official Video for “Why Me”

On The Outside releases the Official Video for their new single, “Why Me” directed by acclaimed director Éli Sokhn who is known for his work with Why Don’t We.

Liberian Artist and Musician TAKI Champions Women in Debut Single “Liberian Boy”

Liberian-born, LA-based fashion designer, visual artist and musician TAKI GOLD uses his art, fashion and music for one purpose: to honor all women. In the month that celebrates Mother’s Day, TAKI’s debut single “Liberian Boy” comes out on May 15th and celebrates the women who raised and protected him as a young boy growing up during the first Liberian Civil War. “Liberian Boy” paints glimpses of the artist’s journey from his home country to Los Angeles where he lives today. The single is TAKI’s first release from his debut self-produced album, Girl God, which is set to release everywhere on July 24, 2020.

Lil Baby releases video: “The Bigger Picture”

Low Lite Releases New Single “Feelin’ Lost” Via Gramatik’s Lowtemp

A song years in the making, “Feelin’ Lost” is a coming of age story pieced together as the artist navigated his teen years. Featuring vocalist Yazmin and guitarist Stephen Maxwell, “Feelin’ Lost” is a genre conglomerate blending elements of contemporary pop, electronic music, and blues. “The medium of electronic music is so incredible to me, as a creator and as a musician” explains Low Lite. Technology has given us an understanding of the world around us and the most powerful means of which we have ever had for harnessing sound. To combine those things, in an artistic sense, is really special.” Citing Gramatik as the inspiration behind beginning to make electronic music at age 12, the release of “Feelin’ Lost” on Gramatik’s Lowtemp represents a truly full-circle moment.

The Hempolics Share Indie Pop-tinged Single ‘Place Is Here’ feat. Faithless singer Harry Collier

‘Place Is Here’ is a wonderfully textured call to arms for people to seize the day led by resplendent piano hooks and the velvety tones of former Faithless singer Harry Collier. A feel-good summer anthem all the way, demonstrating The Hempolics can execute Indie Pop to match their vaunted Reggae numbers.


SUPREME UNBEING is a mysterious rock/metal band led by vocalist/prophet Zac Red who acts as the physical form of our collective consciousness, the ambient quantum entanglement of our most personal thoughts. After observing the world for some 30 years, he has assembled his fellow prophets D. Vine, Unknown and Al Mytee to shed some light over our present existence through the medium of heavy riffs, astounding solos, and philosophically intriguing lyrics.

“Together We Stand” from Richie Spice

TODAY is the day for Richie Spice and his new album Together We Stand!

If you are familiar with Richie’s musical history (I know you are), you know that Richie always creates music that explains the times we are in and gives us confidence to know that better days are ahead.

Together We Stand is Richie’s 10th studio album. As with the past, the album is delivered on time, and contains classics that add to his impressive catalog. Songs “Beautiful Life,” “Together We Stand,” and “Valley of Jehoshaphat” were released earlier this year and are still enjoying impressive radio spins and mixtape inclusion. “Together We Stand” was the theme song for the COVID-19 fundraiser which assisted the Jamaican Government is raising funds to purchase the personal protective equipment frontline workers need. Richie’s title track was heard in Jamaica and around the world.

Young Music DYMG “Letter To A Boss” New Single!

Find Your Light Releases New – “SongCare”

“Find Your Light” a community-driven organization focused on fostering wellness for Black Women founded by award-winning vocalist Valerie Troutt, Rashida Chase, and Emanuel Ruffler, has released its new “SongCare” album – a selection of songs used to inspire, empower, and deepen one’s connection to love and self worth.

The timing of Find Your Light’s new release is perfect because the times we are currently living in filled with social unrest, police brutality, massive unemployment, and a pandemic leave people longing for self care. As the world has literally been set on fire, Black Women in particular are desperately in need of a soothing balm that FYL provides.

FAITH & SCARS Releases Creative, DIY Official Music Video for “Never the Same”

“We had a blast making this video! We’ve built all of our own productions so far, but this one was the most time consuming. This set had to be made from scratch. We knew we wanted “floating” mirrors, and a black backdrop, but we had no idea how to achieve it. We settled in one night and made a small scale replica of what we wanted in a shoebox with WWE Action Figures holding the place of ourselves. We used string, hot glue, paint, cardboard, and aluminum foil for the diorama. It was a throwback to art class, but it definitely served its purpose!”

Playya 1000 & The Deeksta “Smile” New Single!


Lying Low tells a tale of darkness with that raw, raspy voice Wheatley is best known for, and his intensely introspective songwriting shines. “It was the first song I wrote after moving from Los Angeles to London. The adjustment from sunny California to the cobblestone streets of East London was near impossible for me. I wrote this song feeling more isolated than ever, in a new city, away from family and friends, and without the ability to perform live,” explains Wheatley. “I stopped talking about how hard I was finding it, because I was drowning in other people’s well-intended but cookie cutter advice. I was going stir crazy in my own company all day and night. It was a true test for my mental health, I was suffering and switching up a few different sides of my personality trying to find the one that could best get me through each situation. It was exhausting ‘getting out there’ and making new friends, for some reason during this period I felt I needed to keep to myself to get to the other side.”

New Kitty Solaris Single “Supermoon”

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