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margø – Hazy Nights in Summer…

“hazy” is about reflecting back on your youth. This song is about missing the simplicity of your younger days, and most of all – missing your friends. It’s also an anthem for individuals whose memories include negative relationships, but don’t regret them – as they made you the person you are today.

Artist: Lino Camilo – Track: Shut the F*** Up

I am a 20-year-old nonbinary artist from Vienna, now living in London. My songs are all written, produced, and sung by me and act as an outlet for the noise in my head.

The song ‘shut the f*** up’ is directed at my busy brain when I think and feel too much, but can be interpreted in a lot of different ways.

Experimental psych jazz duo Spires That In The Sunset Rise announces new album, “Psychic Oscillations”

When you walk outside, in the light, and the sparks in your head define your map of the world, your relation to time and thoughts that lead and follow, full of light, discharging constantly. When you talk to others, an exchange of pleasantries, the flow of humanity, breath through a flute, bow on string, colors, sounds. How you never feel it all at once, the best you can do is hop on a wave and ride it.

THE SIXTH CHAMBER Announces New Single & Lyric Video: “Blood Of The Prophet”

Los Angeles-based mythical mysterians THE SIXTH CHAMBER have just released the lyric video for their new single, “Blood of the Prophet.” The new track is a dark, surreal lyrical foray into timeless dreamlands and forgotten aeons. We are calling “Blood Of The Prophet” the soundtrack to the end of the world.

Watch Washed Out’s “Paralyzed” official video [NSFW] from Purple Noon

Washed Out’s “Paralyzed” is the third new single from his upcoming Mediterranean love letter Purple Noon, and arrives with a tastefully explicit music video from acclaimed fashion film director Caroline Koning. Shot in her native Holland, the clip shows real-life couple Shay and Dorien in an unguarded, intimate moment, set to a classically Washed Out ethereal pop track about the power of longing and lust.


Today, rapper 645AR releases his new track “Sum Bout U” with FKA twigs. “Sum Bout U” is more R&B leaning than his previous tracks “Yoga” and “In Love With A Stripper” and features high pitched vocal interplay between 645AR, affectionately dubbed the squeak rapper, and FKA twigs. “Sum Bout U” is produced by SenseiATL with co-production by El Guincho. “Sum Bout U” was featured as Zane Lowe’s New Music Daily on Beats 1 on Apple Music and is available on all digital streaming platforms; listen here.


Bedroom Pop artist Katzù Oso released his new EP ‘Colour’ via Cosmica Artists on July 31st. ‘Colour’s’ unique sound has been praised by Orangewood Guitars as part of their New Music Friday compilation as well as by Highlark Mag, describing his album as “a joyous and effervescent collection” – Jeanette.

Katzù Oso ‘Colour’s The World Of Bedroom Pop With New EP

Hear Jesse Roper’s New Song “Right Now”

Roper wrote “Right Now” from an observational standpoint. The news is blown up with stories of right vs left, rich vs poor, and the division in the people which is becoming more apparent as the months go past under Trump’s presidency. Maybe he’s just getting older and paying more attention. Maybe it’s owning a wireless device that spits the headlines at you everyday, but things don’t seem united down south.


Brooklyn-based baroque pop outfit Miserable Chillers share “Saga’s Sword” the 3rd single off their new album, Audience of Summer, out Friday. Whimsical, prismatic, and evocative, the record follows Gallego’s fascination with the ideas of exploration and growth. Audience of Summer is out on all streaming platforms this Friday via Baby Blue.

Deep Sea Diver announces new album, shares video with guitar tabs

Deep Sea Diver is excited to announce its third album Impossible Weight, which will arrive October 16, 2020 via High Beam Records (distributed by ATO Records). To ring in the announcement, the group — led by Seattle’s Jessica Dobson (once the lead guitarist for Beck, The Shins and many more) — has shared the video for new single “Lights Out,” which was created by Dobson herself and displays the guitar tablature for the song as the notes are being played. The video debuted via FLOOD Magazine, who praised the band’s “guitar-focused pop music with a glossy sheen.”

Deep Sea Diver Announce New Album “Impossible Weight,” Share “Lights Out” Single

NECROLEPSY (Bangladesh) — new single by death metal duo

Hailing from Sylhet, Bangladesh, Necrolepsy came into existence in 2012 as a goregrind outfit. They spewed forth the EP, Exhibition of Mutilated Apparatus, in 2014 and a slew of split releases between 2014 to 2016. Necrolepsy’s savagery came to a halt in 2016. Still, the duo Muttaki and Ruzlan continued making weird and heavy music together: they inaugurated stoner/doom daemon Moonshiner the same year and released the s/t demo the next year (2017).


Dre Island Rises Up To Offer A Beacon Of Hope With “Still Remain”

In May, standout Jamaican reggae artist Dre Island released his long-awaited debut album with Now I Rise. Like many great reggae albums before it, the 13-track projects features Dre covering his country’s social climate, pride he has for being from Kingston, and love songs that serenade the masses.

Alt Rock Artist, Rob Clores of SPLIT SECOND MELTDOWN, Releases Self Titled EP

Split Second Meltdown is the brainchild of NYC based keyboardist and composer, Rob Clores, who has spent the better part of his career performing and recording with a host of well known artists including Jesse Malin (D-Generation), The Black Crowes, Colin Hay (Men at Work) and Alejandro Escovedo, among many others.

The Mowgli’s Interactive Virtual Concert One-Of-A-Kind App

Los Angeles indie-pop band, The Mowgli’s, are excited to announce a new virtual concert performance taking place at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory via augmented reality on mobile phones. The new app-based platform will be available for download beginning today on both iPhone and Android devices.

In support of their virtual debut, The Mowgli’s have prepared a career-spanning set of fan favorites as the music collective marks its tenth anniversary since formation in 2010.

Cloverdale Makes New Noise Debut via Tech House Single “Back To That”

Championed by DJ Mag as “Ones To Watch” in 2019, Cloverdale continue to prove why they are leaders in a new wave of modern house music. Their unrivaled creativity, big basslines and funky grooves have earned the up and comers support from industry heavy hitters such as Martin Garrix, David Guetta and Dillon Francis, as well as releases through Tchami’s Confession, Dr Fresch’s The Prescription Records, and Insomniac’s IN / ROTATION.

Zoe & Cloyd release “Where Do You Stand” video

“‘Where Do You Stand’ is a commentary on the state of our national discourse. We had the idea for the line, ‘When all that’s left is left, right, or wrong’ in regards to the hyper-polarization we’ve been seeing for a while and we built the song from there,” John Cloyd Miller told The Bluegrass Situation about the song he wrote with his wife and musical partner, Natalya Zoe Weinstein. “We wanted the song and video to be thought provoking and a call to action. Some people will always attempt to pit us against one another for personal and political gain but we can’t let divisive, inflammatory rhetoric win the day. For us to move forward, we must find common ground on which to build a path toward a just and sustainable future.”

PXPRS (Bristol-London) debuts ‘Coup de grâce’ single

PXPRS .. part x part r section present their debut single ‘Coup de grâce’ via British/French label Komplex Recordings. This is 3 mins 22 secs of scathing vocals, searing guitar noise, overdriven organs and a supersonic rhythm section.

“This is a kinda voodoo spell cast on idiots. A rock n roll howl of rage and despair, kicking against the pricks of disloyalty, duplicity, dilettantism, amateur hedonism and blatant treachery, all the while refreshingly unencumbered by politeness. They know who they are,” says singer Nikki Thomas, also front woman for the band Client.

GORGATRON: North Dakota Death Metal/Grind Practitioners Release New Lyric Video

Comments vocalist Karl Schmidt of the track, “Whenever I write lyrics, I focus on the rhythmic aspect first and then try to fit a theme into what I’m doing. ‘Pathogenic Automation’ is no exception. There are usually multiple meanings to the words that end up being lyrics. The title track is about a disease that spreads quickly from host to host that turns biological beings into fully mechanized robots with a desire to slaughter. I also threw in a story about a mad scientist who starts all of this. This would make a terrible sci-fi action movie that went straight to DVD.”

DAN WEISS STAREBABY: New York City Avant Jazz Collective To Release Natural Selection LP Via Pi Recordings In September

Starebaby presented an unconventional compounding of doom metal, electronic music, and improvisation into a dark and mystic brew. The album was named to many best-of 2018 lists, including Rolling Stone, which described it as, “an album that creates its own sonic cinematic reality,” while NPR called it, “Astonishing… A true convergence of heavy trudge and spontaneous combustion.” Now, DAN WEISS and his top-tier collective of musicians return with another equally stirring, moody, expertly crafted masterpiece with Natural Selection.

Acclaimed Pop Artist CASELY Releases “Never Be Alone” & “Rude Boy Summer”

Singer, songwriter and producer Casely has released the tracks via Tuff Gong International. On opposite sides of the spectrum, “Never Be Alone” is filled with rhythmatic instrumentation and sultry lyricism – while “Rude Boy Summer” enlists international artist Braveboy and conveys a tune more reminiscent of your favorite old school dancehall summer jam. “Never Be Alone” – paired with a lyric video – has been exclusively premiered by Rolling Stone India.

Brooklyn indie rock artist Joshua Ackley (ex-Teen Vice, The Dead Betties) shares “Bombs Away” with Glide Magazine

Joshua Ackley is a solo musician based in Brooklyn, NY. Born in South Carolina, and raised on a farm in rural New Mexico, he moved to NYC at the age of 19 to pursue music and escape homophobia. He’s been on the music scene ever since – as the bassist and frontman of NYC art-punk band The Dead Betties & co-leader of rock band, Teen Vice, with the legendary Tammy Hart.

LA’s indie-electronic artist, Stephen “Delilah” – Viral Indie Electronic Artist // New Visuals

“Delilah is the name I’ve given my shadow – my repressed, unrecognized potentials and desires,” says Stephen. “She is temptation. She is seduction. The process of getting to know her has been scary and exciting, a deep sense of self-acceptance and power reached through self-annihilation.”