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Between planning their wedding, a human rights stint in Myanmar working with Rohingya refugees and navigating a global pandemic, it’s been a wild ride for the pair since they laid down the EP tracks at Plutonium studios just over a year ago. First emerging as the late-night creative outlet for Sally Latter and Mike Todman while living in a West End sharehouse, Sunbather’s early experiments quickly grew to fully-fledged demos. Coming together with the help of producer Aidan Hogg (Jaguar Jonze, Tia Gostelow) and drummer Stu McKenzie (Good Boy, Future Haunts), the end result is a unifying record in many ways.
GRAMMY-NOMINATED GLOBAL SUPERSTAR BURNA BOY RETURNS WITH JOYFUL NEW SINGLE “WONDERFUL”
With a powerful acapella intro and bouncing energy throughout, the song serves as a musical representation of Burna’s personal journey and growth during the transition from his 2019 GRAMMY-nominated album AFRICAN GIANT to the upcoming TWICE AS TALL. The song boasts a beautiful message of growth, pride, perseverance, true hustle and soaking in the wonderful things the world can offer us.
PETE MURRAY SHARES NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO ‘FOUND MY PLACE’
One of Australia’s most loved singer songwriters, Pete Murray has today shared his driving new single Found My Place, a commanding song about offering wisdom to your kids. The contemplative track is accompanied by a video shot in isolation in Pete’s hometown of Byron Bay that fittingly features his wife and daughter, a gallant move for the habitually guarded artist.
Jackson Whalan demands for truth covering John Lennon’s “Gimme Some Truth”
Jackson Whalan shares a powerful rendition of John Lennon’s “Gimme Some Truth.” We partnered with V13 to bring you a first look of the charged music video. In a raving review V13 says, “Jackson Whalan has done his homework and carefully navigated his way through recording a gem of a cover of the famous Lennon number, “Gimme Some Truth.”
Industrial Band RIOTLEGION Announces The New Full-Length Release; “Machine Liberation”
“Living in Seattle right now our safety net has failed, just as it has in many other cities. If we don’t have the freedom to protect ourselves, to provide proper care and triage independently, we have nothing. There are “different rules for the the rest of us.” This leads to infighting between communities that should be helping one another.”
KILLER WHALE RELEASES TRIPPY NEW SINGLE & VIDEO “COMFORTABLE”
New Orleans-based band Killer Whale has shared “Comfortable,” the lead single and video from their forthcoming album Tastes Like Yesterday, out September 18th via Devil In The Woods. “Truly a gratifying audio-visual experience, the video takes you through many unconventional, at times hypnotic, scenes pulled right from the wildest side of your imagination,” says V13 in their premiere of the “psychedelic-tinged” new single and its accompanying “sensory-stimulating” video.
Blasting off blunt bars, singing with seductively soulful spirit, and shining like the jewel in her signature Bindi, Mia Ariannaa actualizes a vibrant, visceral, and vital vision of her own her debut EP for Division 1/Epic Records, I’m a good girl … do you believe me? Growing up Charlotte, NC, she sang in the church choir and belted out the “The Star-Spangled Banner” at middle school basketball games.
SINGER/SONGWRITER ALEC WIGDAHL RELEASES NEW SINGLE “LIPSTICK”
Following up the success of his biggest single to date “Cologne,” singer and guitarist Alec Wigdahl releases his latest single “Lipstick” out now via 10K Projects/ Internet Money Records. A departure from his acoustic debut EP Strawberry (2019), “Lipstick” and the previously released “Cologne” show off his versatility as a writer as he moves in a more pop-driven direction. Flirty and confident, Alec’s carefree new single “Lipstick” proves to be a perfect soundtrack for summer romance.
Following the success of her critically-adored podcast ‘Table Manners’ (it’s now on its ninth season and has racked up over 13 million listens) and a recent cookbook launch, Jessie has spent the last two years working on her most confident record yet. What’s Your Pleasure? is a collection of sophisticated, hard-bodied pop funk that capitalizes on a love of 70s, 80s and 90s club culture coupled with Jessie’s vocals and the intuitive production of long-time friend James Ford (Simian Mobile Disco) culminates in a sound that feels instantly compelling.
Born Nicholas LaMonaca, Turbo grew up on country thanks mainly to his father (a famed guitarist in the international bluegrass scene), but felt drawn toward rap music and obscure electronic genres like hardstyle, the fusion of techno and hardcore. At the age of 12 he started making his own music, a move heavily inspired by Avicii’s progressive-house classic “LE7ELS.” “Once I heard that song I couldn’t get enough of it,” Turbo recalls. “I was so obsessed, I ended up downloading FL Studio to try to recreate the melody on my own.” Although he instantly discovered a natural talent for production, Turbo put music aside for several years, until he graduated high school. “On my 18th birthday I bought a laptop, keyboard, and set of speakers, and figured I’d have rappers come in and do their thing,” he says. “But after a while I just started winging it, making beats and rapping over them myself.”
TYGA JETS OFF TO THE ISLANDS IN NEW SINGLE & VIDEO “IBIZA”
“Ibiza” comes hot off the heels of Tyga’s single “Vacation,” where the hip-hop superstar gave away 10 all-expenses-paid vacations to individuals who spent the last six months bettering our world either in the face of the Global Pandemic or by standing up for equality. Additionally, he personally contributed $50,000 to crucial causes, donating $25,000 to the National Bail Out Fund and $25,000 to AWARE-LA.
QUINN XCII SHARES RAW AND EMOTIONAL NEW SINGLE “SECOND TIME AROUND”
“The idea behind ‘Second Time Around’ is that we always have the chance to start over,” he says. “It’s a song about self-love and it’s very much grounded in my faith, which is something I want to keep exploring in my music going forward.”
Megan Thee Stallion makes Hot Girl Summer official with “Girls in the Hood”
Sampling the Eazy-E classic “Boyz-N-The-Hood,” “Girls In The Hood” is a street-smart ode to the area Megan grew up in and the pride in being a product of her surroundings. A celebration of the lifestyle and energy of her community, “Girls In The Hood” features all the hallmarks of Megan at her finest; playful lyricism, hard hitting delivery, and a self-confident vibe. Using the track to celebrate her culture and her blackness, Megan has created an anthem reminding girls worldwide that just because you’re from the bottom, it doesn’t mean you can’t come out on top and keep it real the whole way.
JONAS BLUE AND MAX UNLEASH SUMMER SINGLE & VIDEO “NAKED”
Laden with hooks, infectious melodies and an indelible guitar line, “Naked” reaffirms Jonas’ reputation for producing world-class hits. Ed Drewett (Little Mix, One Direction), and Sam Romans, who helped pen the U.K.’s biggest single of 2019, Lewis Capaldi’s “Someone You Loved,” collaborated on the track.
Lil Mosey Is “Back At It” With His Latest Single Featuring Lil Baby
Lil Mosey (Mogul Vision/Interscope Records) is “Back at it” with Lil Baby as they team up for a blazing new single just in time for summer. Produced by Bankroll Got It, Diego Ave and Zay Garçon the up-tempo track holds its own as the duo reminds fans of their undeniable grind and subsequent luxuries. The song provides a timely soundtrack just as many are easing their way back into some sense of normalcy during the current pandemic.
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Ruth Koleva ‘Candy Coated’ Remix out today in celebration of Pride
NYC’s Bulgaria-born soul-pop artist, Ruth Koleva is a triple threat: musician, model & activist. The genre-defying powerhouse artist effortlessly blends soul, drum and bass, R&B and indie-pop. She has graced the covers of Bulgarian Harper’s Bazaar and ELLE, shared stages with Bobby McFerrin, Lianne La Havas, Redman, Method Man & Little Dragon and quickly found a fan in Mark Ronson.
JP SAXE RELEASES NEW SINGLE ‘HEY STUPID, I LOVE YOU’ – WATCH THE NEW VIDEO HERE
JP explains: “I’ve recently figured out that when someone asks you for more love, it’s easier just to give it to them, than to convince them they don’t need it. Also, after a few songs that feel a lot like who I am alone at 3am at my piano, grueling and emotional, this one feels more like me at 3pm, and it feels like the way I love – rambling, and dorky but ultimately sincere. That’s what we wanted the video to feel like, and shooting it with long distance lenses all outside made for a real silly (and sunburnt) day.”
Grace Davies returns with debut EP & new single
‘Just A Girl’ is an energised defiant anthem of empowerment packed with sarcastic lyrics and girl power attitude. Juxtaposing an analysis of gender inequality and celebrating and embracing womanhood, this is a fired up battle cry.
Odd Palace are ready to turn heads with brand new single
Copenhagen-based prog-rockers ODD PALACE, are finally back and ready to turn heads with their second album “One Step Closer”. To start things off, the band has just released their infectious first single ‘Distance’.
ADA MORGHE SHARES THE NEW SINGLE ‘WATER LILIES’ – LISTEN HERE
“A long time ago I had a love story that was body-driven, a chemical romance,” she says of the song’s inspiration. “It should have led to something more, but it was too destructive. That kind of love affair is addictive, I guess. I had the image of water lilies on the ground — something that is doomed.”
FORE, the punk band featuring Christian “Speesy” Giesler (ex-KREATOR), Jeramie Kling (VENOM INC, MASSACRE, THE ABSENCE), Taylor Nordberg (MASSACRE, THE ABSENCE) and Brian Stephenson (OLD JAMES, SKULL FIST), have released two new songs, “Song For A Friend” and “Pet” on the band’s Bandcamp page.
The group previously released their debut songs “What’s Right For You” and “Today We Rise (No Tomorrow)” last month to a positive and response.
WATCH – Callum Beattie Unveils ‘Salamander Street’ Video
Following on from the release of his successful debut album People Like Us. Callum Beattie shares the gripping official video for his anthemic song ‘Salamander Street’ – currently BBC Radio 2 playlisted. He has also teamed up with emerging English producer, Clear Six (aka John Goodier) on the heart-thumping remix of Callum’s debut single ‘We Are Stars’ – both out today via 3Beat / Universal.
GABBY BARRETT’S DEBUT ALBUM GOLDMINE IS OUT NOW INCLUDE ‘I HOPE’ WITH CHARLIE PUTH
She’s still just 20-years-old, but the powerhouse vocalist and Platinum-certified Gabby Barrett is clearly destined for the top. Her breakthrough single ‘I Hope’ has already exceeded 150 million streams combined across Spotify and YouTube, reached#1 on the U.S. Country Radio Airplay charts (making her the youngest artist to achieve that with her debut single in over two decades) and peaking at #16 on the Billboard Hot 100. That impact resulted in Billboard and Forbes including her as a likely nominee for Best New Artist in their tips for next year’s Grammy Awards.
Fresh off the heels of releasing her number one Hype Machine single ‘Who Asked You’ – neo-soul artist Nia Wyn keeps us on our toes bringing a double dose of new music with singles ‘Atlantis’ // ‘Ghosted’. Having caught the attention of tastemakers such as Earmilk, Mystic Sons, GIG GOER and The Most Radicalist, Nia Wyn has shown no signs of slowing down since her debut EP ‘Love I Can’t Ruin’, released in February. With the mythical dreams of escaping modern life problems in the vintage soul ballad ‘Atlantis’ and the RnB-infused groove ‘Ghosted’ about how relationships drift apart, they both capture two sides of Nia’s unique personality and voice as an artist.
A feelgood house jam, ‘The Fire’ combines euphoric piano chords with measured breaks and vocal samples from Gwen McCrae’s disco classic ‘Keep The Fire Burning’ and Motown classic, ‘Ain’t Too Proud To Beg’ from The Temptations. It follows ‘Isolate’, a collaboration between Kideko, Gotsome, Joshwa, TCTS, George Kwali and Chaney, a jackin’ floorfiller that was created in lockdown.
Critically acclaimed Swedish singer, songwriter and producer Skott shares her hotly anticipated debut album ‘Always Live For Always’ on June 26th via Dollar Menu in partnership with Cosmos Music. The 12-track album includes 6 released singles along with brand new material including focus track ‘My Name’.
You know when you know, but falling in love can still be a confusing rollercoaster of emotions, especially when you spend your days trying to write songs about your feelings.
Ages Release ‘Burn Them’ A First Taste From Their Sophomore Album
Formed during the harsh Swedish winter of 2011, Ages released their critically acclaimed debut “The Malefic Miasma” in 2015. Biding their time to craft something really unique, the five year long wait is finally over and their sophomore effort “Uncrown” sees the light of day. Composed and created solely in the band’s own studio, “Uncrown” is a meticulously crafted album. With outstanding melodies, atmosphere and every bandmember’s unique performance as well as outstanding artwork from renowned artist Chris Cold, these nine epistles embrace the legacy of the 90’s and bring the Swedish black metal-sound to a whole new level.