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Anjundaeep: legend Daniel Belanger joins CRi on ‘Signal’ (out now)

French-Canadian producer and live act Christophe Dubé, aka CRi, is a dance music star in the making. Following in the footsteps of fellow Montréalers Jacques Greene and Kaytranada, CRi has risen through the city’s bubbling scene in recent years and 2020 is set to be his biggest year yet as he shares the latest single from his upcoming debut album.

Tatta Baby – Scales And Cells (Lyric Video)

Tallahassee, Florida’s Tatta Baby, hit the studio and poured it all out bar for bar. Get ready for a chill vibe, in ‘Scales and Cells’ as the young Florida native explains how he’s proving his weight.

KUL – New Single “Party At The White House”

KUL is an Icelandic rock band composed of four veterans of the Icelandic rock scene and have a new single “Party At The White House”. The song is written as a form of satire on Donald Trump and his presidency.

KUL formed in Reykjavik in 2018 by Heidar Örn Kristjansson (of Botnledja) on lead vocals and guitar, Helgi Runar Gunnarsson (of Benny Crespo´s Gang) on lead guitar and backing vocals, Halfdan Arnason (of Sign) on bass and backing vocals and Skúli Gíslason (of Sign) on drums.

Village Hate Society Announces New Single “Crash Dummies”

Emerging South Texas Hip Hop group Village Hate Society (VHS) is set to drop their newest single “Crash Dummies.” Comprised of Jorge, Thadd, Franklin, and Renzo, VHS continues to impress with their outstanding musical range and group synergy.

VHS’ early 2020 single Cuckoo received much recognition. Hype Off Life stated, “VHS continues to push the boundaries with new sonics and production stylings.” With their latest effort “Crash Dummies,” the group promises a banger like no other in their catalog, “We built this track and its video from the ground up to be one of our best bangers to date. Like we do with every new track, we wanted to hit a different sound and style than we have done before, and we achieved that entirely ourselves. This is a trunk-knocker, make sure to turn it up loud in the car for the full experience.”

Soul Crooner ALEX HARRIS Announces The Release of His Upcoming EP, FREQUENCY (Available on October 9th)

“FREQUENCY, was born out of my personal experience. Each day, I practice challenging myself to discover new ways to raise positive vibrations that reverberates love and positivity. So, when creating the record, I wanted to write, produce and perform music that I felt would not only mirror or reflect my personal experiences and practices, but inspire others when listening to the music as well”, mentions Alex. “I believe that music is one of the most powerful frequencies of the universe. Therefore, its frequencies can evoke various emotions that can lead to inspiring the human spirit to love, hope or heal”, he adds.

Alex Southey Charms with New Single

Alex just released a new single, “On the Dance Floor”. The song is an atmospheric folk track celebrating all the people dating, enjoying themselves, enjoying the nightlife in Toronto. The song has been paired with a visual made up of sourced and filmed clips to reflect the tenderness of the song as a whole.

British NWOCR rockers TOMORROW IS LOST confront racism, class division and more with new “White Noise” music video

“White Noise” is the third music video from the band’s recent full-length album Therapy which dropped worldwide on March 13, 2020 via Eclipse Records. The album has received dozens of overwhelmingly positive reviews from British and US rock press, and the album is quickly approaching 225k streams on Spotify. Here’s just a sample of what critics have been saying about the album:

SCALP: Creator-Destructor Records To Release Domestic Extremity Debut LP By Southern California Death Metal/Hardcore Band

Creator-Destructor Records welcomes Southern California-based brutal metallic hardcore quartet SCALP to the label for the November release of the band’s impending debut LP, Domestic Extremity. The album’s cover art, track listing, lead single “Bastard Land,” preorders, and more have been posted.

SCALP is Southern California’s most violent and unpredictable new outfit, bred on a wide range of influences from across and beyond the realms of extreme music. Facets of classic and technical death metal, West Coast crust, and modern hardcore unite in an explosive attack in the vein of Nails, Dead In The Dirt, Dystopia, Homewrecker, and Terminal Nation.

Artist: Gravity Code – Track: Micro Field

After spending nights as a raver in Germany’s techno clubs and studying drums in the 90s, Raul decided to produce his own electronic music. At the end of 1998 he started with Michael Melcher the electro project Labor-E and in 2008 his solo project Labor7. Later was put everything on hold for a creative break with training as a sound engineer. Now in 2020 inspired from Artists like Quantec, Pablo Bolivar or Yagya he started a new project called Gravity Code. Through his love of deep soundscapes and chord sounds, Raul produces dubtechno whenever he finds time. The idea is to create a series of 4Track EP’s.


GRAMMY® Award-winning multiplatinum rapper 21 Savage and mega-producer Metro Boomin reunite for the most anticipated sequel of 2020, Savage Mode 2. It arrives at all digital retailers on this Friday October 2.

Birdsall ‘Hot Money’ EP Out Now On Substream Records

Raised in Minneapolis, Birdsałl has spent the last 10 years working and writing with some of the greatest rock minds of the 21st century including Mitch Lucker, Danny Worsnop, Yelawolf, Every Time I Die and many more. During this time Birdsałl also wrote a number of country hits for Nashville artists and placed a track on a major Hollywood motion picture as an unsigned artist. Having traveled the world several times over, Birdsałl soon fell in love with the bright and vibrant Pop and R&B scene after spending a period of time writing in LA. As an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, Birdsałl combined all of his influences and experiences to quickly cement himself as a rising star attracting attention from labels and producers around the world. With his debut pop EP ‘Hot Money’ (out now), filled with bright melodies and infectious hooks, Birdsałl is here to brighten up the rest of 2020.

In the A.M. – “Backseat”

In The A.M. out of Indiana lead in with their latest single “Back Seat”. Having signed on recently to work with The Label Group and release their music via INgrooves, In The A. M. are bringing their high energy brand of rock with their track “Back Seat”. The single drives the rock and lifts the roll as it carries the rhythm and beat along. “Back Seat” is their first release coming from their new EP What Have I Become due out in 2021.

ZEUS THE TEMPLE (NZ) “We Can Win” @ Rock | Progressive | Orchestral

Zeus The Temple is the brainchild of singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Henry Temple. The new album, We Can Win was written and recorded in New Zealand and Australia and combine’s facet’s of Rock, progressive rock and orchestral influence’s. The new album build’s upon the success of the debut album Millionaires In Heaven which gained airplay in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the U.S as well as song’s being placed in Hollywood film’s and on Canadian television.

ZEUS THE TEMPLE Stand Up And Proclaim ‘We Can Win’

Zeus The Temple is the brainchild of singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Henry Temple. The new album, We Can Win was written and recorded in New Zealand and Australia and combine’s facet’s of Rock, progressive rock and orchestral influence’s. The new album build’s upon the success of the debut album Millionaires In Heaven which gained airplay in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the U.S as well as song’s being placed in Hollywood film’s and on Canadian television.


Saint Raymond’s recent releases ‘Right Way Round’ and Love This Way have shown us how far he’s come as an artist. They have already received over 1.1 million streams and gained support from Radio 1’s Huw Stephens and been added to key playlists including Spotify’s New Music Friday, Spotify’s Indie Roadtrip and Deezer’s Brand New UK. Saint Raymond has clearly raised his game earning renewed critical acclaim alongside resurgent devotion from fans.

Mick Blankenship Releases New Single + Video for “Rule the World”

Mick Blankenship, the American rock artist, producer, songwriter, musician, and multi-instrumentalist released his latest single “Rule the World” to all digital outlets. The official music video for the single can be seen below.

Model Child Channels Manic Pop Drama In Video For Hooky New Single “Cuckoo” / Debut Album ‘Dropout’ Releasing October 16

Los Angeles grunge/pop artist Model Child shares the hypnotic, hook-filled new single “Cuckoo” off his debut album Dropout, which releases on October 16. A head-nodding, bouncy song flush with nostalgic vignettes from his past, “Cuckoo” buzzes with the energy of feeling young and indestructible while traveling through life at warp speed. The song is accompanied by a wildly eccentric video that unfolds in a Hollywood pantheon, as Model Child transitions between a dozen characters channeling everyone from Marilyn Manson to Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction, on a hallucinogenic-fueled journey through mania.

Asha Imuno debuts “Caviar” video

Rising rapper and producer Asha Imuno premieres his new video for “Caviar” featuring Gidi today. Directed by Lucas Chemotti, the video features the song’s guest feature Gidi, as well as other members of the Raised by the Internet collective, album contributors and friends.

Bella White’s Debut Album ‘Just Like Leaving’ Available now

With a piercing, honest voice and a penchant for telling gorgeous, heartbreaking stories, Bella White is showing the world just how well a Canadian does “high and lonesome” on her debut album, Just Like Leaving, available everywhere as of Friday, Sept. 25.

Born in Calgary, Alberta, to a family with deep roots in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, 20-year old White is no newcomer to bluegrass or American roots music, having been raised by the sounds of Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys and Doc Watson from before she could walk. At 18 years of age, White took her childhood bluegrass education to Boston’s ever-burgeoning acoustic and roots music scene and began crafting her coming-of-age debut; a nine-song collection exploring the angst of a modern teenager with timeless and universally relatable language.

Raz Share’s Unique New Single “Be Okay”

Born and raised in Brampton, ON, and of West Indian descent, Raz has spent nearly a decade dedicated to perfecting his songwriting and creating a unique sound that represents his experiences, personal growth and spirituality.


“We have wanted to cover this song for years and it felt like it was time. It’s been an influence on how we write and feel music since the beginning, and so for all the ways that joy and longing move, the truth is out there.”

The band also recently announced the rescheduling of their UK and European tour, now set for summer 2021 and including a huge headline show at the Camden Roundhouse on June 21st. All tickets held for the band’s original 2020 shows will be honoured at their rescheduled 2021 dates. The ten songs on WOMB are entirely written, recorded, produced and mixed by the duo, and the album chronicles a quest for comfort and the search for a resting place in a world where so much is beyond our control, truly making the album a tonic for the times we find ourselves in.

Woundikin Brings Us Into Fall with New Single

While the music can be calm and relaxing, it’s evident that Woundikin’s vision is truly a labor of love. Often taking the bittersweet moments in life, his songs offer up grey clouds with silver linings. With influences ranging from Ray LaMontagne to the Tallest Man on Earth, the music that Woundikin creates is uniquely and elegantly his own. When writing lyrics, the up-and-coming songwriter draws inspiration from personal experiences, his perception of others’ experiences and the world around him. Lyrics are generally the last step in Woundikin’s songwriting process as they come together after the musical portions have come into place.

Miesha & The Spanks “Wanna Feel Good”

Miesha & The Spanks are a high octane garage rock duo from Calgary, AB, made up of rock ‘n’ roll matriarch Miesha Louie and her partner in crime, Sean Hamilton on drums. Together they draw inspiration from classics to create some modern noise that’s catchy enough to raise a fist and sing along.

Romy makes solo debut with “Lifetime”

Today, Romy—Romy Madley-Croft of The xx—releases her debut solo single, “Lifetime.” Produced with Fred again.. and Marta Salogni in London during lockdown, “Lifetime” is a song about the dream of being reunited with friends, family and the ones we love, capturing the euphoria of being together again and, in her own words, “being totally in the moment and celebrating it.” Listen to the track here and watch the premiere of the lyric video, created by designer Patrick Saville and animator Connor Campbell –