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Keaton Henson Shares New Track “Husk”
Evaluating the meaning of the song, Keaton explains: “Husk is about waking up and realising that you’ve aged. That time, the traitor, has taken from you your best years, the ones where your bones didn’t ache and you could make it through the day without questioning existence.”
Keaton Henson’s new album Monument is a rare thing. It is an album about loss, and dealing with losing the ones we love, but told, in incredibly candid detail, through the aspects of our lives that surround the trauma itself, about love, aging, recovery, life, seen through the prism of grief.
PIMMIT HILLS: Treble Premieres “Baby Blue Eyes”
Northern Virginia-based dark blues/rock quartet PIMMIT HILLS, which spawned from revered doom rock act King Giant, prepares to release their Heathens & Prophets debut EP this Friday. With the record days from hitting the public, Treble is hosting an exclusive stream of the album’s “Baby Blue Eyes.”
Recorded and mixed by J. Robbins (Jawbox, Government Issue) at Magpie Cage Studio, who also supplies keyboards to three of the EP’s four tracks, Heathens & Prophets was mastered by Dan Coutant at Sun Room Audio and completed with photography by John Plashal and design by Jess Zadlo.
Fresh off the success of his latest release “Show You,” Swedish producer and electronic artist Kasbo returns with the third teaser and double single drop ahead of his eagerly awaited sophomore album, The Making of a Paracosm, set to release on October 23 via Foreign Family Collective/Counter Records. “Staying In Love ft. Nea” and “Skogsrå” demonstrate Kasbo’s versatility as a musician, constantly reimagining his signature sound with fresh collaborations and complex, textured melody swells that demand attention.
THOU have released a cover of the classic ALICE IN CHAINS track ‘Them Bones’, which is featured on the forthcoming MER Redux series installment “Dirt [Redux]”. More information about this record can be found below.
TETRARCH’s “I’m Not Right” Enters Top 40 on Billboard Mainstream Rock and Mediabase Active Rock Charts
Modern metal phenom TETRARCH’s new single, “I’m Not Right,” from their forthcoming Unstable album, debuted at 39* on the Billboard Rock Charts and Active Rock Mediabase, further solidifying the potency of the fast-rising frontrunners.
“We are honored to crack the top 40 of the ‘Billboard’ mainstream rock chart,” guitarist Diamond Rowe says. “The love from our fans around this song has been amazing and we know that it is only the beginning of our journey as a future headliner in the hard music genre.”
RENFORSHORT “NOSTALGIC (LUVSICK)” VIDEO OUT NOW VIA INTERSCOPE RECORDS
Grace Pettis Releases “Drop Another Pin”
MPress Records recording artist Grace Pettis has released a new single/video, “Drop Another Pin”. As premiered today by Americana Highways, the song is a fetching, alt-country-folk ode to living in the moment. Dishing out hearty portions of hooks, this latest effort exemplifies Grace’s songwriting mastery and is sure to receive the same critical acclaim she earned with her debut single for MPress, Landon. Inspired by Pettis’ own nomadic upbringing across the South, the song has gained new meaning in 2020. Grace explains: “I’m happiest when I’m able to center myself within my own little dot on the map, but I’ve learned that change is the only constant. Now is the time to get comfortable with change and stay centered in the present.”
Haviah Mighty Drops “Bag Up” Video One Year After Polaris Prize Win
It has been one year since Toronto Hip Hop artist, Haviah Mighty, won the coveted Polaris Music Prize for her 2019 album, 13th Floor. Today, Haviah celebrates with a new video for album track “Bag Up,” a song she produced with her brother Mighty Prynce. Directed by Keethan Krish and produced by Rack & Pinion, the “Bag Up” is a bold, fashion-forward video showing Haviah stepping even further into her power, watch HERE:
New Music From LANY “cowboy in LA” Out Now On Polydor/Interscope Records
The new track follows three initial offerings from mama’s boy, “you!”—which HYPEBEAST called “inspiring” and “emotive”—”if this is the last time” and “good guys,” the band’s first new music since 2018’s Malibu Nights and their hit collaboration with Lauv “Mean It” from 2019. After finishing the last leg of their world tour behind Malibu Nights, Paul—the band’s primary songwriter, lyricist and producer who was born and raised in Oklahoma before moving with the band to L.A.—decamped to a studio in the country outside Nashville where he began working on an outline for mama’s boy. He polished the demos alongside bandmates Jake Goss and Les Priest and a host of gifted songwriting collaborators including Dan Smyers of Dan + Shay; Shane McAnally, best known for his Grammy-winning contributions to Kacey Musgraves’ Golden Hour; and songwriting power couple Sasha Sloan and King Henry.
Jennifer Castle’s sixth full-length record, the moon-suffused Monarch Season—an album as delicate and diaphanous as its namesake butterfly—stands, in a literal sense, as her first proper “solo” album, performed alone in her coastal kitchen, windows open to the insects and the wind and the reflection of the moon on Lake Erie, entirely without human accompaniment (though a chorus of crickets provides rich interstitial support throughout.)
Atlantic Records is very proud to announce the worldwide signing of superstar DJ and producer Tiësto to its groundbreaking roster. The GRAMMY® Award-winning producer will celebrate with the release of his eagerly awaited new single, “The Business,” available Friday, September 25th at all DSPs and streaming services.
Bei Ru Shares Breezy, Feel-Good “How To Let Go Of Bad Vibes feat. Seven Davis Jr.”
Says Bei Ru about the track, “I was sort of having a rough day when I was working on the instrumental of what became the song, and somewhere between playing around with the keyboard & synth harmonies, it felt like a wave washing over the bullsh*t, like a moment of clarity. I could hear vocals taking it even further and immediately thought of Seven who I reached out to with the demo of the beat. Within a few days, he wrote and recorded his verses and the hook, which I immediately fell in love with for how well they complimented the music.”
LANY unveils new track “cowboy in LA” from forthcoming third album mama’s boy out October 2
The new track follows three initial offerings from mama’s boy, “you!”—which HYPEBEAST called “inspiring” and “emotive”—“if this is the last time” and “good guys,” the band’s first new music since 2018’s Malibu Nights and their hit collaboration with Lauv “Mean It” from 2019. After finishing the last leg of their world tour behind Malibu Nights, Paul—the band’s primary songwriter, lyricist and producer who was born and raised in Oklahoma before moving with the band to L.A.—decamped to a studio in the country outside Nashville where he began working on an outline for mama’s boy. He polished the demos alongside bandmates Jake Goss and Les Priest and a host of gifted songwriting collaborators including Dan Smyers of Dan + Shay; Shane McAnally, best known for his Grammy-winning contributions to Kacey Musgraves’ Golden Hour; and songwriting power couple Sasha Sloan and King Henry. Others, including Adele cowriter Dan Wilson, also contributed to the album when the sessions returned to L.A., where mama’s boy was completed. Watch the mama’s boy album trailer here.
Gregory Uhlmann shares animated music video for “Coupon”
The singer-songwriter and guitarist Gregory Uhlmann, a member of Perfume Genius, Fell Runner and the genre-bending improvising trio Typical Sisters, has in the past found loveliness in dark places. His acclaimed solo album of 2016, Odd Job (Dog Legs Music), blended “lush, hypnotic, minimalist chamber-pop with compelling, introspective folk melancholy,” per the Big Takeover. The Chicago Reader had equally high praise for Uhlmann’s “tender singer-songwriter album,” a collection of “beautiful melodies with somber, baroque arrangements.”
Owen Meany’s Batting Stance releases new alt-folk single ahead of his sophomore album via LHM Records
With his music distinguished as ‘impassioned literary folk’, Owen Meany’s Batting Stance is the pseudonym of singer-songwriter Daniel Walker.
Following the release of his self-titled EP, Daniel has spent the last few years exploring the thrills of the live circuit, whilst constantly perfecting his craft. Now, the Canadian native returns with the announcement of his new full-length ‘Feather Weights’, teasing listeners with new single ‘Breakfast Again’ with LHM Records.
Projecting hints of The Mountain Goats, Jenny Lewis, and Conor Oberst to inspire his sound, he tells us: “Their deliberate approach to lyricism coupled with the fact that they emoted a similar high-pitched, nasal vocal delivery proved to me I didn’t need to have a raspy baritone or angelic falsetto to be a singer, let alone songwriter.”
Sir Chloe unveils “Sedona,” debut EP out 10/23
Sir Chloe shares their new single “Sedona” today—listen/share –
The track is off the band’s debut EP Party Favors, due October 23 via Terrible Records. “Sedona” follows a string of recent singles: “Animal,” which has racked up more than 11 million plays across platforms, “Michelle”—which is enjoying a viral moment on cosplay/anime TikTok and currently #25 on the Spotify US Viral 50 chart, and most recently “July.”
Never Give Up is Partner’s second full-length album, following 2017’s In Search of Lost Time. In the years since their first release, the band has developed their “post classic rock” sound, leaving behind 90s rock comparisons. The new album retains elements that will be familiar to Partner fans, such as guitar solos and humorous subject matter, but with more structurally adventurous songs and abstract lyrics. They have spent the last several years on tour with drummer Simone TB, and this is evident in the looser and more confident performances captured on the album. Never Give Up was recorded by Steve Chaley at Palace Sound in the summer of 2019.
Mike Edel recently announced his forthcoming 4th album, En Masse, out November 20. He has also shared the first single ahead of the album, “Good About Everything” – an uptempo positive anthem with catchy vocal and melodic hooks amidst an indie-pop accessibility.
Healy Releases New Track “Back in Time” ft. Public Library Commute Today
“”Back in Time,” much like “Nikes On,” has the central theme of time,” says Healy of the track. “I really overthink a lot and spend a lot of my energy reliving the past while trying to make it perfect. Time is relative–and sometimes I wish I could manipulate it by slowing it down and living a little longer inside certain moments–so I tried to convey that by slowing and warping the end of the song and offering this really saturated vignette. It only lasts 30 seconds, but it departs from the anecdotal nature of the rest of the song and exists as a really vulnerable portrayal of my core feelings that rarely see the light of day.”
No Cence “From The Bottom” New Single!
CROWJANE Releases Debut Album MATER DOLOROSA, Premieres Video For “The Pharmacy” w/ Audiofemme
Following the release of lead single “Terminal Secrets” which ReGen Magazine calls “darkly surreal,” LA-based experimental post-punk artist CROWJANE has released her debut album MATER DOLOROSA via Kitten Robot Records on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 which is the Roman Catholic observed holy day of “Mater Dolorosa” (The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows). Produced by LA punk legend Paul Roessler (Screamers, Nina Hagen, 45 Grave, Deadbeats), CrowJane has made Mater Dolorosa a deeply personal, expansive, and unearthly experience that helps establish CrowJane as an artist to watch.
ERYN MARTIN DROPS STELLAR “MIDDLE CLASS” VIDEO
Citing influences ranging from Timbaland and Missy Elliot to A$AP Rocky and Billie Eilish, Eryn Martin seeks to break the mould with her brand of off-kilter alt pop. Look out for more from Eryn Martin very soon.
Louis Armstrong’s “What A Wonderful World” Receives First-Ever Official Video
Verve Label Group and UMe, the global catalog company of Universal Music Group, today announced the release of the first-ever official music video for Louis Armstrong’s beloved hit song, “What A Wonderful World.” Originally released in 1967 on ABC Records, Armstrong’s enduring classic is the top streaming jazz track for Verve and across Universal Music Group, with more than 1.1 billion streams across leading global streaming services.
Jacob Banks Releases Breathtaking New Single and Video “Stranger”
“Stranger,” which Banks co-produced with longtime collaborator Sillkey, fuses soulful R&B with progressive electronic synths, constantly building until the instrumental erupts into strings and keys. Banks cuts through the chilling production with his warm, distinctive baritone, voice full of pain: “Stranger, once upon a time we were the chorus.” The song’s video, directed by Banks, echoes that battle between intimacy and separation by placing Banks and his female co-star in various scenes, straining for contact. The vivid clip leaves the viewer wanting more.
Following up the incredible response to their newly released debut EP, The Talk, the video for the title track of which premiered on Rolling Stone, hotly buzzing Columbus, OH rock band SOUTH OF EDEN has released a raw, unflitered video for their cover of the 2003 AUDIOSLAVE hit single “Show Me How to Live.” Filmed live at Sonic Lounge Studios in Grove City, Ohio and premiered with the legendary SPIN, “Show Me How to Live” was directed, filmed and edited by John Payne of Payne Productions.