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Atlantic Recording artist GALXARA is celebrating today’s release of a vibrant new remix of single “Jealous Of Myself” featuring Trevi Moran, available now at all DSPs and streaming services alongside its futuristic companion lyric visual, streaming via YouTube HERE.

AVOID Drop Heavy Hitting New Single “HEAT”

What happens when you take one of the most adventurous young acts in Alternative Rock and send them off to explore and learn from the last lawless city in America?

Well, in the case of AVOID, the end result is a surreal, out-of-body slammer for a music video, which accompanies the band’s newest single, “HEAT”. Well known for their authentic sense of irreverence and unhinged salvos, fans can check out the music video for HEAT, which saw the band travel to the desert of Slab City, CA, premiering exclusively via KNOTFEST

AVOID premiere their trek to America’s Last Lawless Town with the visual for “Heat”

Tali Shares ‘Shadows’ Via MXDWN, EP Out Everywhere Now

Toronto-based artist Tali shares Shadows EP via MXDWN. Seductive, nocturnal and intoxicating, the three-track EP marries old-school songcraft to contemporary cutting-edge sonics and production. The result: proficient, polished tracks without expiration dates. Tracks that hit the sweet spot between pop, soul, R&B, jazz and electronica. And tracks that share Tali’s self-assured reflections on the universal conflicts and contradictions of love and life — along with hard-earned lessons about letting go and trusting your gut. “That’s also what the title means to me,” she elaborates. “It’s about leaving the past in the shadows and going with the flow. It took me a long time to learn that. I used to obsess over things.”

mxdwn PREMIERE: Tali Shares New Three-Song EP Shadows in Full


Produced by Nascent, Stix, and Coop The Truth, a lustrous beat bops in the background as Junii serves up tightly threaded rhymes. Projecting empathy through metaphor and melody, the track culminates on a hypnotic hook, which illustrates her expansive range and lyrical sensitivity.


Austin Lucas releases his new album Alive In The Hot Zone! on October 30th. Written and recorded in the earliest days of the Covid-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter/American uprising, this album represents a new direction for Austin, yet retains his distinctive voice and hyperliterate writing style. Contained are ten songs that serve as direct commentary regarding the ongoing global situation, isolation, fear and the indomitable spirit required to stand up against systemic racism and fascism, in a world spiraling out of control.

Singer-Songwriter Lauren Mann Releases New Single DEAR FOREVER

Singer-songwriter Lauren Mann is excited to announce to release of ‘Dear Forever’, the 2nd single from her new album Memory & Desire which will be out on October 16th.

A hopeful song about the tough times in a relationship, ‘Dear Forever’, explores the idea of trying to find your way back to the spark that ignited everything at the beginning.

Lauren Mann | Dear Forever: Exclusive Single Premiere

MatchingDonors is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, and the nation’s largest living organ donor non-profit organization

Twenty-two people die every day in the United States waiting for a kidney transplant, most waiting 7 to 9 years. The team at MatchingDonors.com is working hard to make sure that does not happen by finding altruistic living organ donors for people needing kidney transplants. Many patients get their transplant through MatchingDonors.com within only six months, or less.

In conjunction with various health organizations, MatchingDonors has created this very successful PSA campaign to help people realize that they can save lives by being a living organ donor, to encourage them to register as an altruistic living organ donor, and to make them realize they can help save the lives of people needing organ transplants by donating other things.

BREAK ME DOWN – New lyric video for THE POND out now

With the lyric video for The Pond the band ends the cycle of the namesake LP released in late 2019.

In late February, Break Me Down announced a line-up change introducing, to their fans, Veronica as their new singer. Her peculiar bluesy-dark vocal dynamic gives the additional quid that the band was looking for the completion of the project.

Swiss epic folk-metallers Norvhar unveiled brand new single + music video “Skyline Of Fame”

About one year and a half after the official release of their debut album ‘KAUNA’, Swiss Epic Folk-Metallers Norvhar just unveiled a brand new single called “Skyline Of Fame” with its official music video available right now on YouTube.

DEATHCRAEFT – “Spreading lies” from album “On Human Devolution”.

Deathcraeft is a thrash/death metal band from Greece. It was formed in 2017 by guitarist kostas Kalampokas who, after attending Berklee College of Music, created a recording studio business in his hometown, Ioannina. After producing albums for various bands he brought together Giannis Chionidis (drummer of the progressive death band Echidna) and Nikonas Tsolakos on vocals and they recorded the debut album of Deathcraeft called “On Human Devolution”. It is a concept album based on H.P. Lovecraft’s writings and the Cthulhu Mythos he created, but at its core it deals with socio-political issues.

Mind Terrorist (Gre) – Release Official Video For “Μήνυμα Ελήφθη” (“Message Received”)

Mind Terrorist official video of the song “Μήνυμα Ελήφθη” (“Message Received”). “Μήνυμα Ελήφθη” is part of our latest album “Spiritual Revolution”, released May 23rd 2020, from One People One Struggle Records.


Brit hard rockers BLACK TREE VULTURES drop brand new video ‘THE UNFORESEEN’ ahead of the official single release on September 25th! The new EP ‘III’ is set for release, February 12th 2021.

The single boasts heavy riffs, crushing grooves, huge hooks and is the first installment of three singles from their upcoming EP ‘III’ – which will be released early next year. Having worked on their previous release with Grammy nominated producer Romesh Dodangoda, Black Tree Vultures wanted to expand on their sound and took the new EP to Spain to work along side producer Will Maya (The Answer) in Los Rosales Studios.

Oslo low-fi pop artist pays homage to Ted Mosby

Boy Made Flower aka Henrik Lund is a lo-fi pop artist from Oslo who channels everything from the lyrical flow of Mac Miller and Jaden to the sombre vocal melodies of Eden and boy pablo.

Themed around his favourite American sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother’, the new playful bop ‘Ted Mosby’ sees Lund use the main character as a metaphor for dealing with a depleting sense of hope in relationships and love.

HEAVY SALAD – Release cosmic “Inner Versions” Single

“Inner Versions is about a bad psychedelic trip in a Glaswegian hotel room but it’s also about parallel universes and trying to understand yourself, the different versions of yourself. The song seeks to explore the idea that if you had made different decisions then would your life be so much different? Is there another version of yourself living a completely different life in a parallel universe? In your mind? In someone else’s mind?”

Nicolas Michaux Shares New Single, ‘Enemies’

Thematically, ‘Enemies’ dives into the work of the French sociologist Bernard Friot – a historian of social security and advocate of the lifetime salary with Michaux reflecting Friot’s teachings on his own situation: “When you turn 30 and have a child, being broke becomes less and less fun,” says Nicolas. “At the time of writing, we were looking for a place to live and the violence of the housing market took me by the throat. In writing about slavery, Marguerite Yourcenar said that a regime is often most excessive in its cruelty and injustice in its last days. I sometimes get the impression that it’s the same kind of historical scenario we are currently experiencing with the slow agony of capitalism.”

NEW Tonya Lewis Taylor “I Am More Than A Conqueror” Lyric Video

KULICK Drops Infectious New Single “Rope”

PA alternative rock singer/songwriter Kulick (who recently accumulated over 3 million combined streams on Spotify), has dropped “Rope,” the highly infectious first single off his upcoming debut full-length “Yelling in a Quiet Neighborhood,” out October 16 on ENCI Records.

Sondre Lerche Releases New Single, Announces ‘Patience Deluxe’

LA-based, Norwegian-born artist Sondre Lerche announced the forthcoming Deluxe Edition release of his newest album Patience. Out on October 23rd, it will feature four brand new songs as well as two songs from Patience recorded live with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra KORK. Today he shared one of the new tracks called “I Could Not Love You Enough,” which he described “revolves around the beautiful arrogance of new love, and how impossible it can be to live up to in the end.”

New Video // Lil Yamaha – “Love Like A Jungle”

With her lilac fur, pink claws and feisty production skills, legendary London producer Jasmin Tadijiky with her brand new project Lil Yahama. Today, you can watch the official video for “Love Like a Jungle” provides all the evidence of a true artist with individuality at the centre at the core of who she is. Lil Yamaha is Jasmin reclaiming the teddy bear narrative for herself, don’t let her plushy appearance fool you, she’s bringing hard beats and an even harder flow.

Spanish R&B sensation XNilo shines on bold new dance cut “Long Time Coming”

“Long Time Coming” is bold yet gritty cut, with dance flair and an unapologetic energy that runs throughout. The video doubles down on its dance appeal with XNilo starring amongst the bright neon lights through the club with a coolness coming through cutting his loses.

X. ARI – “As You Are” out now

“As You Are” is about mental health, bullying, standing up for yourself, and owning who you are. An anthem to empower and unify us. I have found healing through music, and I hope “As You Are” inspires confidence and pride in your story, and in what makes you unique.

Spillage Village Seek Solace in “Hapi”

Fans will notice that each track borrows its name from religious texts or scripture matching what they metaphorically evoke. While global pandemics, civil uprising and climate change becomes a focus of our consciousness, Spilligion aims to signal the power of coming together as people and communities, united regardless of religion or creed; a sonic solace to face everything that has been thrown at us this year.

Hip Hop Chameleon Don Da Menace Releases “Falling Toward Success Vol. 1” Mixtape

“Falling Toward Success”, the new single/video from Rapper/Songwriter/Producer Don Da Menace, is available Friday September 18th on Spotify, YouTube, Amazon, Apple Music and all the major services.

MOLASSESS Shares Psychedelic New Song, “The Devil Lives”

The band comments: “Our brother [Selim Lemouchi] left us this diamond in the rough years ago. A riddle that kept resonating and found its way up and into our hearts time after time. It is with great pride, eternal love, an ever-burning fire and gratitude that we finally managed to climb its stairs.