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New Everyone Is Dirty single “Paper Cutout”

Amidst shelter-in-place, Everyone Is Dirty recorded a new album called eine kleine jukebox baby which will be released November 30th. The first single from the album, “Paper Cutout” is out now.

Moneybagg Yo Shares Video For “SRT (FT. BIG30 & Pooh Shiesty)”

Track-by-track Moneybagg Yo continues to amplify his career proving himself as a prominent name in hip hop. Fresh off the heels of his collaborative mixtape, Code Red, with fellow Memphis rapper, Blac Youngsta, Moneybagg Yo shares the video for “SRT (ft. Big30 & Pooh Shiesty) today. Just last week, the Tennessee rappers shared their joint project which features collaborations with Yo Gotti, 42 Dugg, Ari, Lil Migo, Big Homiie G, City Girls and DaBaby. The mixtape quickly reached #1 on Apple Music and iTunes and received recognition from Variety, Fader, Billboard, Complex, XXL and more.

The Rights Offs Reveal Energy-Filled Single “Post Bone Savy”

The group shares of the track: “Post Bone Savvy was one of the last songs we tracked for the record, but ended up being one of the better raw performances we captured. Lyrically, it deals with getting to the heart of how people, whether in friendships, relationships, or otherwise, relate to one another. We feel it’s a great way to introduce Bardo since it in many ways highlights the energy and exploration of the album. And it’s just a damn fun song to play.”

ELANA STONE shares her animated video clip for PERMANENT LIMBO

Following the success of her single release, Elana Stone returns today with a charming and colourful animated video clip for ‘Permanent Limbo’.

Created by a Melbourne artist Luna Tunes, the video premiered earlier this week via Music Feeds. Fun and explorative in nature, the video clip cleverly depicts the narrative of the intertwining of human relationships, and more specifically how we relate through technology.

Jameel Mason new single called ‘Quarantine Mami’

With multiple singles out and a new album on the way, Jameel Mason has made the most of his 2020 experience. Fueled by a traditional East Coast and New School sound and the drive to make the most of any occasion, he has spent the last year creating interesting and relatable tracks for anyone to enjoy. Mason began making music in high school in his cousin’s make-shift basement studio. “After school, I would go over to his house and he would just be making beats, and one day he said ‘Yo, man, you should just try to freestyle.’


Today, Alison Wonderland shared her new single, “Bad Things,” a deeply personal song that she says is about “confronting your demons and dealing with them.” The track features a bruised string section circling her earworm vocal, ahead of a tough and blissful drop, and showcases her expert handle on light and shade – hallmarks of the very best electronic music.

Zac Pajak releases music video for new single ‘Southern Comfort’ – 24.09.20

London-based Zac Pajak releases his music video for ‘Southern Comfort’ on September 24th via Goldun Egg Records. The video was shot and directed by good friend and videographer Samuel Davies in the South West London suburbs. ‘Southern Comfort’ marks the beginning of a new chapter for the artist and follows his debut EP ‘Early Hours” released June 2020.

Taya Marquis – ‘Not A Fool’

“I’m going to be giving you all the R&B feels with Before She Loved Herself. My songs are based on themes of a toxic relationship and I hope that it brings healing to anyone who is in one currently or ever been in one. Toxic relationships can happen to anyone, we can even have one with ourselves. The best part is they aren’t permanent, we can always detox! I hope you enjoy Before She Loved Herself as much as you did with my last EP, i’mperfect. Thank you for your consistent love and support <3”

East London’s Berna drops new single, Poppin’

Following the release of ‘PLRK’, 21-year-old Berna drops his next single from the project, ‘Poppin’. Leading the way for the new generation, ‘Poppin’ describes Berna’s come up and proves his sights are set sky-high. Produced by Akaali – who has also worked with Mitch, Loski, Jagg and Mowgs – the duo achieve pure greatness by layering Berna’s distinct flow and poignant lyricism over a storytelling beat. In the artwork which was created by Filmawi Efrem and The Outliers, we see a young Berna gazing into the mirror with his older self reflected back.

The Grahams release heartfelt, cautionary tale for their daughter “Don’t Give Your Heart Away”

“In its most simplistic form, this song was written as a cautionary tale for our daughter who at the time had not yet been conceived,” explains Alyssa and Doug Graham (musical partners and a married couple) of alt-pop band THE GRAHAMS about their brand new track/video “Don’t Give Your Heart Away.” “However, its meaning goes far deeper and at its core is much more of a personal struggle than may come across upon first listen.” Taken from their new album KIDS LIKE US (released on March 27, 2020 via 3 Sirens Music Group/RED MUSIC/The Orchard), the video for the track premiered yesterday via Popmatters and was written in collaboration with the band’s longtime friend and co-writer BMC.


“A soundtrack for anyone just doing their fucking best to get by right now” to give strength and empower anybody else to keep the faith in these times. The EP title is tba and it will come out on the later side of this hectic year.

JGOTITT “Dripp” New Single!


This menacing instrumental, produced by fellow East Londoner and celebrated grime producer Maniac, is a dark and driven record with elements of UK Drill piercing through its core. From the ominous and airy synth melody to the skippy high hat pattern and deep growl bass, this instrumental makes a fitting match for the context and bouncing flows of the lyrics provided by So Large. Finding a balance between drill, rap and grime, So Large drops a catchy hook and sets the pace of the track as he swiftly moves over the ebbing flow of the beat.

BuMan’s New Single “Spend Time” Ft Skillz8Figure Is A Vibe

Labadi Music’s BuMan connects with Skillz8Figure on sultry “Spend Time”.

Off the back of making a handful of guest appearances over the past year, versatile Labadi Music act BuMan marks his return with sultry afrofusion sound dubbed: “Spend Time”.

YAOTL MICTLAN: Salt Lake City Black Metal Act To Release Sagrada Tierra del Jaguar LP Via American Line Productions In October

Sagrada Tierra del Jaguar shows YAOTL MICTLAN – which translates into “Warrior(s) from the land of the Dead” in the Mexican language Nahuatl – delivering their most epic material to date, focusing on an overall deeper Mesoamerican mysticism feel to the music. Eight expansive songs take the listener on a visceral journey with nearly fifty-seven minutes of the band’s creative and cultural vision of black metal. Amid the searing riffs and hammering metal attack, beautiful auras and melodies meet with traditional and pre-Hispanic instrumentation, mentally transporting the listener to a different era in the members’ proud bloodline.

alt-pop duo indigoworld (Hunjiya) releases debut EP ‘FOLD’

The duo formed when attending The Frost School of Music in Miami, after Alice Kim (Hunjiya) reached out to Trout online. The duo spent most of the process sending demos back and forth remotely from their own homes, despite attending the same school, completing the project after two years of online collaboration.


The four-piece formed while attending college in Boston and have already amassed a dedicated following with millions of streams. Insanely catchy and unable to be pigeonholed by genre, Dead Poet Society’s musical landscape runs from heavy, riff-driven songs to stunningly beautiful ballads. “With fretless guitars and the extraordinary vocal of lead singer Jack Underkofler at the forefront, they have cultivated a signature sound that’s distinct as a fingerprint.”

(Skope) London producer praises the gift of musical healing in new atmospheric offering ‘Breath’

Following on from the release of his third EP ‘Inkus’, a collection that has earned him honourable credits, London-based singer, songwriter and producer Theo Bard has spent the last year pointing his sound in a new direction. With a debut album on the horizon, the singer teases us with his new offering ‘Breath’, via Icons Creating Evil Art.

DYSTOPIA (NL): Dutch black metallers premiere new album “Geen Weg Uit”

Today, Dutch black metallers DYSTOPIA premiere their new album “Geen Weg Uit” at Everything Is Noise.

“Geen Weg Uit” is set to be unleashed through Wolves of Hades on 25th September 2020.

Three years succeeding the epic opus “Chaos Philosophorum”, Dutch unit DYSTOPIA reappears and amazes yet again with a new utmost experience on profundity and emotion, an imposing ordeal entitled “Geen Weg Uit”.


Warner Music [Sony Music outside Europe] today announced the upcoming release of Pink Floyd’s ‘Delicate Sound Of Thunder’ on Blu-ray, DVD, 2-CD, 3-disc vinyl and deluxe 4-disc edition with bonus tracks, on November 20, 2020.

Across the various different formats, the release of Delicate Sound Of Thunder encapsulates a band at their best. Alongside the classic live album and full concert film (restored and re-edited from the original 35mm film and enhanced with 5.1 surround sound), included in The Later Years box set, all editions feature 24-page photo booklets, with the 4-disc box edition including a 40-page photo booklet, tour poster and postcards. The 3-LP 180-gram vinyl set includes 9 songs not included on the 1988 release of the album, while the 2-CD release includes 8 tracks more than its original release.

Pink Floyd Expand and Upgrade ‘Delicate Sound of Thunder’ for Reissue

New VEVA Collect Platform Helps Musicians Store, Share And Protect Their Work

Professional musicians – even those just launching their careers and trying to make a name for themselves – must make sure a proper and safe record is kept of anything they write, record or contribute to.

After all, credits are valuable and careful documentation can mean the difference between getting paid and getting snubbed.


Boston Ballet School (BBS) Director Margaret Tracey announces reopening plans for students. In-studio and virtual Children’s Program classes will begin today and Classical Ballet Program classes on October 1.

In-studio and virtual classes will be offered in Boston and Newton. Marblehead will offer in-studio classes. Adaptive Dance classes will be virtual October–December, with the option for hybrid or in-studio classes in the spring. Adult Dance Program drop-in classes are offered virtually, and a 10-week in-studio open level workshop is being offered at the Newton Studio. The inaugural year of Boston Ballet School’s Professional Division at Walnut Hill School for the Arts began its first quarter virtually on August 24, with the likelihood of transitioning to an in-studio or hybrid model for the upcoming three quarters.

Video: Ke Turner – Shoot For The Stars

“Shoot for the stars” is the latest single by ATL based rapper Ke Turner. The hard hitting production of the track was created by JR Swiftz, best known for his work for Griselda Records.

Ke follows through on this beat with witty bars, theme based lyrics laced with harmonies and hypnotising cadence.

The Sonder Bombs Return “What Are Friends For?” Out Now

Take This to Heart Records will be releasing the sophomore LP from uke-tinged indie-rockers The Sonder Bombs next year. The album’s reveal is being preceded by two announcements—lead single “What Are Friends For?” and the record’s international partners: Big Scary Monsters (UK/EU) and Dew Process (AUS/NZ).

Hot off the heels of debut MODERN FEMALE ROCKSTAR and nonstop touring prior to 2020, the Ohio quartet has returned with a track that combines frontperson Willow Hawks’ acrobatic vocal range and dual-wielding prowess of both ukulele and guitar. If this sounds good to you, just wait until you hear the rest of what the Sondies have in store for you!

Nathan Oliver Announces LP + Shares Single “Everybody’s Swimming”

Life is short, and Nathan Oliver is not going to spend it waiting.

After 15 years and three albums of brilliantly crooked rock, this onetime bedroom project of band namesake Nathan Oliver has quietly grown into one of the best kept secrets of the North Carolina music scene. And now with their fourth album, Thank You For Your Generosity, the Chapel Hill three-piece has returned with a journey through grief that is by turns contemplative, explosive and — because it’s still a Nathan Oliver record — fun as hell.