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Australian Indie-Pop Band San Cisco Release 4th Studio Album    

Two years and at least one sadly remembered love affair in the making, Fremantle, Australia trio Jordi Davieson, Scarlett Stevens and Josh Biondillo aka San Cisco have released Between You And Me, a painstakingly effortless record that can only be derived from experiencing the throes of life together. To celebrate the release of Between You And Me, San Cisco has planned a live stream concert in partnership with Pilerats for next week. Stay tuned to their socials for the details.

The Convalescence Premiere Horror Themed New Music Video

Toledo, OH heavy-metal band The Convalescence has just released a brand new, horror-themed music video for “One Of The Dead”. The song, appears on their latest release ‘Monument Of Misery’ which is available worldwide on LEGEND Recordings.

Chrystian Lehr “Pardon Me”

Clearly a genius in his craft, artist Chrystian Lehr is creating music that’s fresh and exciting. And judging from his solid fan base of over 300K active social media followers and subscribers across Instagram, Soundcloud, Facebook, and YouTube, the world agrees.

Eric Bellinger aspires and inspires with Godly

Grammy-winning songwriter and R&B artist Eric Bellinger debuts his aspirational feel-good lead single “Godly” from his forthcoming album Eric B For President: Term 3 releasing via YFS Music/EMPIRE on October 30. On the catchy synth track, Bellinger turns it up with his smooth vocals and sharp choreography featuring Krump creator Ceasare “Tight Eyez” Willis. The music video premiered last night at drive-in theater Outside Cinemas in Los Angeles, shows Bellinger in his element on private jets and luxury cars all while getting down to business and getting the job done.

Artist: Todd Barrow – Track: Just Like Whiskey

Todd Barrow is making a name for himself as a country artist to watch. The Texas singer-songwriter has racked up more than a few accolades, from a PRSA Award of Excellence, an Akademia Award for Best Country Album, and an artist spotlight in Alternative Roots Magazine, American Pride Magazine and AVA Radio. He has appeared on television shows including Good Morning Texas with Jerry Matheny and Texas Music Café on PBS. He’s even shared the stage and studio with some of country music’s heaviest hitters, from CMA musicians in Miranda Lambert’s band to Fort Worth Producer of the Year Bart Rose. But it’s more than just Todd’s success to date that makes him such a compelling country artist. What’s most readily apparent in Todd Barrow’s music is his heart.

James Gardin & Toshiki Hayashi(%C) know it’s all good on “Soul Rich”

James Gardin once again proves that he’s cut from the illest cloth and tailor-made for any season – especially this one. Soul Rich finds The World’s Most Encouraging Rapper forging a new partnership with Japan’s Toshiki Hayashi(%C). James’ melodic musings are a perfect fit for Toshiki’s crunchy groove. James’ makes it clear that lives get touched and haters get hushed with a smooth and confident flow which he’s perfected over the years. He may not have a lot of cream, but he will make it something happen with a dollar and a dream. He sounds right at home over the pensively funky guitar snaps which would get the gun finger salute at any Hip Hop show. There is nothing like that intangible peace from knowing your value doesn’t come from material wealth. Stack your paper if you must, but when your soul rich, it’s all good even when it ain’t all good.

Artist: Seiichi – Track: By Ourselves

Seiichi is a singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, & producer living in Seattle, WA. His, musical influences span a multitude of genres and eras, from French romantic, to early jazz, to modern folk, indie, hip-hop, and electronica. His current works lean more toward indie, alt-pop, & indie-electronica.

rising artist whiterosemoxie releases new video for “west side boys”  

Today, rising hip hop artist whiterosemoxie releases the video for his track “west side boys” via 300 Entertainment – watch here. “west side boys” comes off of whiterosemoxie’s acclaimed mixtape white ceilings. “west side boys” is a down-tempo dream–moxie’s tone is striking and his lyrics impassioned. The music video stars moxie and his friends, reminiscent of a ‘day-in-the-life’ of the 18-year-old Detroit native. The visual for “west side boys” premieres today on Pigeons and Planes and the video will be hosted on the Pigeons and Planes YouTube channel. This song and visual should be on everyone’s radar preceding his upcoming mixtape release. moxie notes that dropping the west side boys video before grae ceilings is a reminder that in all the grey area and this time of transition, the people around you have to be the rock and foundation.

GG Magree Delivers Breathtaking Acoustic Rendition of “Nervous Habits (Feat. Joey Fleming)”

Australian DJ, producer and vocalist GG Magree slows it down with a breathtaking acoustic rendition version of her single “Nervous Habits,” featuring Joey Fleming. Fleming’s melodic guitar work replaces the original’s electronic bass production, providing a softer, intimate backbone for the duo’s duetting harmonies to blossom. The single is accompanied by a stunning visual filmed trailside in Burbank, California, featured this morning on Dancing Astronaut. With nothing but an acoustic guitar, a tambourine and their powerful voices, the duo perform the heartfelt single against a jaw-dropping backdrop overlooking greater Los Angeles.

GG Magree opens up about the artistic process, quarantine-inspired creativity as acoustic version of ‘Nervous Habits’ arrives [Q&A]

SPLIT SECOND MELTDOWN Premieres New Video for Single “Nobody Left But Me” on AllThatShreds.com

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.

Video Premiere Of Nobody Left But Me By Split Second Meltdown

Layne’s Calling Drops Debut EP

Vocalist Joey Cox says, “Our debut EP is about overcoming everything this life throws at us. No matter how dark of a road you’re on, there is always a light to guide you back to center.” He hopes Layne’s Calling can help inspire people from all walks of life.

PALACE release new Single “I’ll Be Fine”

After the release of their sublime sophomore album ‘Life After’ last summer followed by sold-out UK, European and debut North American tours, London band Palace today announce the ‘Someday, Somewhere’ EP, out October 23rd via Avenue A Records. The announcement comes alongside the release of a brand new single “I’ll Be Fine”, written and recorded by the band remotely during lockdown.

Speaker Face shares warm and melodic new single “Work Friends”

The band recently released a rhythmic new single, “Work Friends,” that is warm yet melancholic about the way we live our lives today. This is a song for the people who work jobs they don’t like with people they have to pretend to like – letting that person know that their real friends love them.


On the release Mishaal states: “With the song ‘Peddle Bike’ I aim to peddle the idea that there is nothing wrong with seeking help if you’re not okay. If you aren’t okay, you should always get help no matter the stigma.”

The visual, which was shot in London, shows Mishaal pushing and pedaling through the open fields until he ultimately crashes and suffers an injury, a metaphor for the meaning behind the song.

East London rapper Parallax blends trap, hip hop and grime in new bass-heavy video ‘Undefeated’

Explosive, raw, gritty & relevant to the times. Undefeated is the 1st lead single from Parallax’s new wave of crossover tracks, blending trap, hip hop, and grime influences together in a unique signature style of his own. Fierce flows and sharp lyrics, parallax proves his integrity on this bass-heavy banger produced by Blasian beats & lynx.

UK Trap Metal Alchemist BVDLVD Drops New Video For “Shut It Down” (Ft. Jasiah)

BVDLVD says, “This video is like the trap metal version of “Praise the Lord” by ASAP Rocky and Skepta. Lockdown or not, imma still get involved with my g’s across the pond. I’m here to make shit happen.”

Alt-rock band Pale Blue Dot release refreshing third studio album ‘Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species’

Alternative rock band Pale Blue Dot’s third studio album Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species is an explorative record, one listeners will find refreshing in the world’s current socioecomic and political climate. The four-piece Charlottesville, Virginia band creates an uplifting theme with each single based on different struggles occurring throughout our human experience. The positive outlook brought to the lives of Pale Blue Dot listeners through the new record, providing a space of comfort and restoring faith in humanity.

Viral DIY Pop Artist – Party Banger – AIRPORTS latest single “Party All The Time”

AIRPORTS is Australian DIY pop artist Aaron Lee. After taking on two life threatening illnesses and the ups and downs of being a full time creative, AIRPORTS is an avid voice for personal development mental health. With his eyes set on influencing listeners while travelling the world, the Sydney dwelling artist isn’t afraid to take a non-conventional approach, further fortifying his unique sonic identity by defying & blending genres of hip hop, punk, electronic and pop. Taking care of writing, singing, production and engineering all himself, AIRPORTS is an independant pop force to be reckoned with.

Sally Sossa Annihilates Her Haters On Lethal New Single, “GMFU”

Sally Sossa is back at it with “GMFU” a gentle but lethal reminder of what the Houston prodigy is all about. Her lyrical warning not only goes to the ladies but to the fellas from all pockets of her life (“I won’t let a n*gga lil bro me, I won’t let a b***h try to hold me”, she spits). As the beat builds through deep piano keys and brassy 808s, Sossa remains unscathed while handling her business on the mic.

EN MINOR: Debut Full-Length From Project Featuring Members Of Down, Superjoint, Eyehategod, And More Out NOW

An experimental and eclectic Southern Gothic tinged project that finds founding frontman Philip H. Anselmo (Pantera, Down, Superjoint et al) exploring a softer, graver vocal style, EN MINOR is an honest and deliberate change of pace delivering brooding tales of pain, regret, and sorrow. At once ugly and beautiful, EN MINOR features the collective talents of Stephen Taylor (Superjoint, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Wovenhand, 16 Horsepower), Kevin Bond (Superjoint, Christ Inversion, Artimus Pyledriver), Jimmy Bower (Eyehategod, Down, Superjoint), Calvin and Joiner Dover (The Dover Brothers), and Steve Bernal (former first cellist in the Temple Symphony Orchestra).

Tucson Chopper Stacc Styles Enters Psychedelic Underworld In New Video For “Night Crawler”

“Every song is unique in its own way on the ‘Mr. Purple’ record and ‘Nightcrawler’ is a trip down the rabbit hole,” said Stacc Styles. “It’s where I was at in a certain time in my life a few years ago where my days wouldn’t start until the sun went down, and I wouldn’t go to sleep until the sun came up. Sometimes even closing up the house before sun up and always keeping it looking light night time inside the house. Those were wild and sometimes even scary times, but it made for a good song>”

Indie Artist & Producer HAYDEN CALNIN Shares New EP

Today, Australian singer-songwriter and producer Hayden Calnin shares his latest EP, Soon Forever. With nature as his inspiration, he crafted the soundscape from an upright and grand piano and off-kilter synths to create immersive textures to mimic his lush surroundings. Settling into the small coastal town of Shoreham (two hours south of Melbourne) after living in the city, Calnin embraced the new world around him with daily runs and countless hours spent skimboarding on the beach.

Vancouver Musician Lola Parks Releases Powerful New Single FREIGHT TRAIN

Out today, ‘Freight Train’ is the 2nd single from Vancouver musician Lola Parks’ new album No Apologies which will be released on September 25th. ‘Freight Train’ is a musical shotgun straight to your heart, an Americana folky-blues track that warns you to check your heart at the door. The song is all about reconciliation and forgiveness, applicable both to an intimate relationship and in a wider, sociopolitical and human rights sense.

Vancouver Musician LOLA PARKS Releases Powerful New Single ‘Freight Train’


Melvoni drops “Penny Up” single and video as a he continues his music streak – #MAF (Melvoni Approved Friday). Check out the visuals directed by Micheal Della Polla.

Canadian retrowave artist Riotron is back with his new single ‘Lights Go Out’

With nearly 10 million streams for his wonderfully weird ‘I’m Sorry’ video (watch it here) and universal acclaim for its dancefloor-friendly remix by Wuki, Riotron returns with another darkly infectious pop song with a new wave twist. “I liked the title ‘Lights Go Out’ because it has so much subtext with all of the things that can happen in the dark” says Jeff of Riotron, “A dark club, a dark bedroom or even the darkness in our minds.”

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