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Flawless Tha Don – “Rowdy” (Official Music Video)

Flawless Tha Don links up with Mr. 380 on this party starting record, “Rowdy”, found on his latest project, “Thank God It’s Flawless”. They might get rambunctious but they don’t want to hurt anyone, they’re just looking for a good time. The beat is playful and produces the perfect vibe to get lit to. For more content and updates follow Flawless Tha Don on all social media platforms.

Tired Kid Shares Bold Single “Make Time”

Tired Kid is the moniker for Thomas Kelly, a musician/composer based in Toronto. Thomas tries to create music with a vintage warmth and psychedelic nature. Inspired by bands from all eras of time, he picks out elements from each like a florist picking out flowers to create a bouquet of sound for eager ears to listen upon. Pure familiarity, pure nostalgia.

JESSIE WAGNER (Lenny Kravitz, Chic, Duran Duran, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, etc.) Debuts New Track “What You Get is What You See”

Popular touring vocalist Jessie Wagner (Lenny Kravitz, Chic, Duran Duran, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul) and frontwoman for NYC rock/soul band Army of the Underdog has dropped a new single off of her upcoming debut solo album, ‘Shoes Droppin,’ set for release on October 9th via Wicked Cool Records.

The single, now streaming on all digital platforms, is accompanied by a animated music video.

Jessie says, “This is an animated representation of knowing that you can continuously work on your personal relationships day by day, season to season. As long as the world keeps turning you can keep trying to be better.”


GRAMMY® Award-nominated singer/songwriter Lewis Capaldi’s single “Before You Go” has just hit No. 1 on Mediabase Top 40 and Billboard’s Pop Songs and All Format Radio Songs charts. In a milestone for the multi-platinum-selling Scottish artist, the track has shattered the record for longest journey to No. 1 in the history of both charts, completing a record breaking 36 weeks to No. 1 on Mediabase and 37-week climb to No. 1 on the Pop Songs chart, surpassing the 31-week climb of Benny Blanco, Halsey and Khalid’s “Eastside” in 2018-19. On the Radio Songs chart, “Before You Go” replaces The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” as the longest-reigning No. 1 in chart history. Capaldi joins an elite club which includes, Mariah Carey, Beyoncé and Bruno Mars as the only solo artists to rule both the Pop Songs and Radio Songs charts with their first two entries as “Before You Go” follows his GRAMMY® Award nominated, No. 1 breakthrough hit “Someone You Loved.”

YATRA: BrooklynVegan Premieres “Tyrant Throne”

Maryland-based doom metal trio YATRA is preparing for their third album – and heaviest to date – All Is Lost, to see early October release through Grimoire Records. With the record less than three weeks from release, BrooklynVegan is hosting an exclusive premiere of the track “Tyrant Throne.”


Off the heels of her critically acclaimed single “Flowerchild,” Saint Bodhi returns with “Gold Revolver” a spooky, psychedelic anthem for anyone who’s ever been cheated on. Bodhi’s genre-blending talents and ominous yet uplifting style are ready to take the main stage. Be on the lookout for Saint Bodhi’s debut project later this fall.

Lotion Princess Shares New Single “Retrospect,” Double-Single Out Now

On Friday, Lotion Princess released their new single “Retrospect,” part of their double-single release “In The Summer / Retrospect” out now on all platforms. Last week, Northern Transmissions premiered the track, an honest and meditative song, in which songwriter Sasha Fried-Snoad delivers bittersweet vocals over a minimalist, refreshing instrumental. “Retrospect” comes out of a place of nostalgia and painful, but positive, growth. Fried-Snoad looks back on a series of tough personal dynamics that taught her a lot about herself and how to navigate relationships, with friends, lovers, and everything in between.

Lotion Princess Shares New Single “Retrospect”

Cellus Hamilton – This music video will make you cry

In addition to releasing an R&B album on his wedding day, Cellus Hamilton has also released one of the most romantic music videos of all time. In case you thought that love was cancelled in 2020, guess again. This visual of romantic overload was directed by Rey Aldana and highlights all the phases of love. Cellus Hamilton gives us the perfect balance of lyrical poetry as he woos his wife from the house, to the beach, and finally the bedroom. This music video will make you cry or at least want to settle down.

LA-Based Indie Rock Trio BLAME BABY Crank The Whimshy Up to 11 on New Video for “SILHOUETTE”

Singer/guitarist Jesse Johnson sums it up: “Considering the climate of the world in regards to the pandemic and social unrest, it seemed really important to make a video with some levity and good old fashioned tongue-in-cheek to give us and others a welcome reprieve from the severity of the world around us. I told the guys ‘I bought a green screen and we’re making a hilariously bad green screen video.’ It’s the only thing we’ve unanimously agreed upon.”

Haneri shares pop anthem ‘Y Didn’t You Say So’

Singapore-Australian funk infused-pop songstress Haneri (formerly Daphne Khoo) returns with a brand new boldly honest and upbeat single “Y Didn’t You Say So,” out TODAY. We haven’t been able to stop dancing and now we’re excited you can join us! “Y Didn’t You Say So” follows the release of “IDWLY”, released in January, both showcasing Haneri’s cheery dance driven new sound. “Y Didn’t You Say So” is a reflection on the ability to grow from past mistakes while learning to love and accept yourself for everything you are and can be. No more holding back, now is the time to be yourself and embrace every single moment of it.

VIDEO NEWS: Electro pop LGBTQI artist Layke unveils the video to her new single ‘Tonight Can’t Be The Last Time’

In a world which thrives on labels and conforming to a set of picture-perfect standards, Layke (and her signature icy lavender hair) has created a limitless space through her ground-breaking music that defies societal norms. And now the dream pop songstress has completely catapulted into the ever-evolving pop realm, she’s ready to speak openly to help others find their voice and for the universe to take note. On 28th August she releaseD the second single ‘Tonight Can’t Be The Last Time’ from her forthcoming EP ‘Frequency’.

Koolie Releases New Single “Racks in Line”

Koolie releases his brand new single titled, “Racks in Line”. Bold, lyric provoking and catchy beats is the background of this new single. “Racks in Line” by Koolie is a brilliant amalgamation of his wide-ranging influences. Fans will enjoy this hot, new single as it blends hip hop, reggae, and rap. It is a must-have for your playlist.

Hip-Hop Artist Koolie Releases His New Single “Racks in Line”

Massachusetts Ranks in the Top 15 Happiest States in America – WalletHub Study

With the COVID-19 pandemic taking a toll on Americans’ mental health, the personal-finance website today released its report on 2020’s Happiest States in America, as well as accompanying videos.

To determine where Americans have the highest satisfaction with life, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 32 key indicators of happiness. The data set ranges from the depression rate and the positive COVID-19 testing rate to income growth and the unemployment rate.


Camilo, one of the most important artists, songwriters and producers of his generation, unveiled his new single and video “Vida De Rico” (Life Of a Rich Person) last night. In less than 12 hours of its release, the video received over 2.5 million views.

“Vida De Rico” is a traditional cumbia that maintains Camilo’s signature style. It also delights us with sincere, unpretentious and romantic lyrics co-written by Camilo and Édgar Barrera.


Chicago multi-instrumentalist/producer/vocalist Luke Titus has dropped a new track “Today” ft. Ravyn Lenae from his forthcoming debut LP PLASMA out November 13th via Sooper Records. Luke is a longtime collaborator of Lenae’s including work as her touring drummer and music director. On their collaborative relationship and the track, Lenae explains: “I love working with Luke because he can mold his production style to cater to who he is working with while still pushing them. He is also one of the most hardworking/dedicated musicians I know. I vividly remember writing and recording this song because I had just bought a new mic and was excited to try it out. The lyrics really reflect my overall attitude on life that day.”

CRYSTAL SPIDERS: Cvlt Nation premiere doom’n’roll debut album on Ripple Music

Delivering the goods with their infectious brand of doom rock with a heavy punk twist, North Carolina’s up-and-coming bass/drums duo CRYSTAL SPIDERS unleash their fire-driven debut album ‘Molt’ in its entirety, ahead of its official release this September 25th on Ripple Music.

“Are you ready to head out into the wild and start a new life? (…) It’s the rumbling riffs that sound like they’re rising from the roots of some long-forgotten ancient tree and the wild and ethereal vocals that echo from somewhere in the heavens. (…) Any fans of stripped-down, rock n’ rolling, psychedelic doom are going to be stoked on this record”, enthuse Cvlt Nation editors.

Hear the Psychedelic Doom Fantasy of CRYSTAL SPIDERS ‘Molt’


This iconic song was a big radio hit when we were little kids but somehow managed to stay in our minds to this day. The lyrics still hold up and work with the current state of affairs. To us, the message of the song is something we already feel inside naturally, so covering it wasn’t too hard.


Rapper/singer/songwriter and RECORDS/Columbia Records artist 24kGoldn has blasted his way to #1 on Spotify’s Global Top 50 chart with his massive hit, “Mood” ft. Iann Dior. Surpassing Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B’s “WAP” and clocking nearly 6.4 million daily streams on the platform, the Gold-certified single has also rapidly ascended to #6 on the Billboard Hot 100. “Mood” has also achieved Top 5 status on Amazon and Apple Music charts.

Zoon Shares “Brokenhead” Video Via Paste

Zoon (aka Zoongide’ewin) released his widely celebrated ‘moccasin-gaze’ debut LP Bleached Wavves, via Paper Bag Records on June 19, 2020. The record has been deeply praised by Brooklyn Vegan, Talkhouse, Paste, Magnet, Exclaim, American Songwriter, Under The Radar, and elicited a 9/10 album review from Exclaim Magazine who noted, “Zoon’s debut album is nothing short of remarkable” and “it also blazes new trails in shoegaze, particularly in the way it implements sounds from traditional First Nations music, an inventive mixture Daniel Monkman cheekily calls “moccasin-gaze.”

Falcon Jane Shares New Single, ‘Heaven’

This new single follows last month’s Earmilk-tipped ‘The Other Moon’ and adds to May’s new sonic and thematic direction – previous releases from the artist earned support from GoldFlakePaint, Atwood, The Grey Estates and more, and asserted May’s self-described “plez-rock” genre. This new sound tries to mine something a little different though, looking to blend textures to create something that is in equal bouts light and dark.


“The song is about a relationship that’s in a good state, but maybe there is a moment where the partners tell each other that if you don’t see me for who I am we’re going to stumble into a problem,” says Joy Denalane “Honor me for what and love me for who I am and if you do that then I’m gonna be there in the morning.”

Shane Codd drops piano-led debut single ‘Get Out My Head’

Exciting young Irish DJ and producer Shane Codd has unveiled his floorfilling debut single ‘Get Out My Head’, out now on Polydor.

A piano-driven vocal house banger, ‘Get Out My Head’ possesses all the right elements for infiltrating charts and club sound systems alike. A viral sensation, the track has already amassed over 600,000 SoundCloud plays and 300,000 Spotify streams after being uploaded to the site three months ago.