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Hunters of the Alps New Release: “Cul De Sac” Single + Video

Originally a musical collaboration project kickstarted in 2012, Hunters of the Alps is now returning with its first single in years. This time around, however, it is a vehicle for Mario Giancarlo Garibaldi’s solo project, one that will allow him to revel in familiar territory but also navigate and showcase sounds of his childhood, his native Peru, and obsessions gathered up over the last decade.

Exclusive Premiere: Hunters of the Alps Freeze a Moment in “Time (How to Love)”

COIN Returns With New Single & Announce 3-Part EP Collection ‘Rainbow Mixtape’

“You Are The Traffic” is the first song off the band’s upcoming EP Indigo-Violet out on October 22nd. Additionally, it’s the first of a 3-part project called Rainbow MixTape, each conceptualized by moods represented by the colors in the title. The EP’s are set to continue rolling out over the next several months.

GORILLAZ: Elton John & 6LACK join Gorillaz for ‘THE PINK PHANTOM’

Elton John said of the collaboration: “Damon reached out and asked me to do something and the way the song has turned out is just great. I was in the studio in London and he was at the other end in Devon, but even remotely it was such an engaging and creative process. I’ve always loved Damon because he encompasses so many different sorts of music. He has his fingers in so many pies and although he’s achieved so much, he never sits still creatively. He’s constantly pushing forward and embracing the new, which is admirable and rare. He’s always working – he’s always doing something. He’s done so much to promote music from around the world, from Africa, from China, that people hadn’t previously heard and I really admire that. I’ve always been a Gorillaz fan anyway, so when he asked me to do a Gorillaz track – it was a no brainer. I’m so very, very happy that that’s come about.”

Ted When’s “Eyes Closed” YehMe2 Remix Is Out Today

Today, Ted When shared the YehMe2 remix of “Eyes Closed.” Listen HERE. As one half of Flosstradamus, Chicago-based producer Josh Young was an integral part of the rise of electronic music on a global scale, and he has since won acclaim for his solo project, YehMe2. “Eyes Closed” is a song from Ted’s debut solo EP, morning, which was released in July 2020.

Ted When says, “I love what YehMe2 did with ‘Eyes Closed.’ His reimagining of the song gave the lyrics and top line melody a new feel and emotion.”

Premiere: YehMe2 takes on Ted When’s ‘Eyes Closed’ in funky remix

Oliver Malcolm Gets Pensive on “Outside”

Inspired by the documentaries and autobiographies of his music idols, rising artist Oliver Malcolm (Darkroom/Interscope Records) was moved to write his new single “Outside.” A gorgeous and pensive single, ripe for the times, the young artist was reflecting on the duality of a celebrity’s feeling of loneliness while being celebrated by adoring fans. On “Outside,” Oliver croons, “…It may seem cool from the outside. But trust me you don’t want this life. Ain’t no one there to cheer you on, when you’re alone at night.”

Grammy-Nominated Country Star Cam Unveils Official Video for “Classic”

Today, Grammy® award-nominated artist Cam releases the video for “Classic.” The video was directed by Taylor Fauntleroy (Orville Peck, John Legend, The Chainsmokers) and filmed at White Limozeen, the brand new rooftop bar of the Graduate Hotel in Nashville, TN. Inspired by the glitz and glamour of 1950’s Hollywood, the vibrant and colorful clip stands as a dazzling ode to this *classic* time period.

CONVULSE: New Noise Magazine Premieres New Track From Finnish Progressive Death Metal Veterans

Deathstar delivers nine tracks that transcend the boundaries of standard death metal. Fusing the prime tenets of death metal, heavy rock, and prog into something innovative and enticing, the record arguably picks up where the band’s underrated 1994 Reflections full-length left off adopting a similar genre-bending approach and modernizing it.

Video Premiere: Convulse – “Deathstar”

Debut single from JULIANA. “Call It Quits” – out now!

Southern California-born and based pop singer and songwriter JULIANA. has released her debut single “Call It Quits” along with its accompanying music video. Over glassy keys and a shimmering beat, JULIANA. details the breaking point of a breakup through straightforward lyrics without filter as she urges, “get your shit off my couch” and “let’s call it quits now.”

Classically Infused Metal Collective LOST SYMPHONY Reveals New Single, “A Murder of Crows”

LOST SYMPHONY, the classical-metal ensemble headed up by multi-instrumentalist and producer Benny Goodman with a host of accomplish guest musicians, has released the third single from their upcoming Chapter II album – a track entitled “A Murder of Crows,” was inspired by the memory of late guitarist Oli Herbert, who was an early contributor to LOST SYMPHONY.

LISTEN: French Producer Darius & Nigerian Soul Artist Wayne Snow Release New Single ‘Apology’

Today, as part of a two-track single, French producer Darius and Nigerian artist Wayne Snow unveiled “Apology”, the B-side to their latest single, “EQUILIBRIUM” out on Roche Musique. Written and composed during the same studio session, “Apology” calls for forgiveness in a mistaken world, putting past issues behind us to create a brighter future amidst dark times. Beyond the inspiring vibes of gospel music, the choir magnifies the harmonic melody between the duo’s cosmic grooves and neo-soul rhythms to produce an empowering and moving track.

MIKEY FERRARI Lifts Off With New Single “lunar light”

The tender track, written with his best friend Tony Davia of Younger Hunger and produced by Masterblock Warrior, is about holding nothing back when it comes to repairing a damaged relationship or friendship, “lunar light” beams raw emotion and highlights Mikey’s vast and intricate vocal prowess.

Of the new single, Mikey says, “when I wrote ‘lunar light’ I was in a weird spot in my life. I was reflecting upon past relationships and I started to think about the hypocrisy of many of the sorrys that I had said in the past. At the time, I was making a lot of mistakes and just expecting people to forgive me.”

Chucky Blk Takes a Second Look at The American Dream in New Hit “Empire Shakes”

Austin artist Chucky Blk blurs the lines between Hip Hop and Spoken Word to tackle tough topics in his hard-hitting single “Empire Shakes”. Being the son of a pastor, it makes sense that he’s turned stage to pulpit and speaks verses of truths. Slated to release on Tuesday 10/9, “Empire Shakes” takes a second glance at the discriminatory concept that is the American Dream.

Baird shares breezy new single “Beluga Baby” via EQT Recordings

Equally informed by 80’s Brazilian pop artists Gilberto Gil and Marcos Valle as it is by Tyler, the Creator’s IGOR, “Beluga Baby” blends a Bossa nova-flecked guitar groove and a collage of pattering handheld percussion with leisurely West coast synths and grainy drum machines. As on lead single, “Chasing Deer,” Baird connects these disparate influences and styles through a common vibe in his out-of-time and place musical world. The soundtrack to a nomadic existence, “Beluga Baby” is breeziness personified.

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Moneybagg Yo and Blac Youngsta Share Video For “Trickin Ass N****”

Memphis’ dynamic duo, Moneybagg Yo and Blac Youngsta are back at it again with their latest video for “Trickin Ass N****” today. The hypnotic banger appears on their collaborative mixtape, Code Red which was released on September 18th via N-Less Entertainment/Interscope Records with Epic Records/CMG Enterprises. The thirteen-track project which features collaborations with DaBaby, City Girls, 42 Dugg, Yo Gotti and more went to land #1 on iTunes and Apple Music and debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Moneybagg Yo and Blac Youngsta Share Video For “Trickin Ass N****” + “Code Red” Debuts At #6 On Billboard 200

Andy Mineo Releases “Jackson Pollock” + New Video

Set to inventive, boundary-pushing beatmaking, Happy Thoughts, is the perfect salve for anyone struggling through the many challenges 2020 has brought us all. Produced by Andy himself, the record was inspired by a trip to Japan with his Miner League crew prior to the COVID shutdown, beams with positive affirmations and ruminations on the prismatic nature of life.



ELLEFSON, the eponymous solo band of Grammy-Winning Megadeth bassist and co-founder David Ellefson, has announced signing to EARMusic (Europe) and Ward Records (Japan) for the release of their upcoming full-length covers release NO COVER, which will be released Worldwide 11/20 in conjunction with Ellefson’s revived COMBAT RECORDS, who will release the album in North America via AMPED. The band has also announced a 10/9 digital release for their cover of the Cheap Trick classic “Auf Wiedersehen”, featuring guest appearances from Ministry’s Al Jourgensen, Anthrax’s Charlie Benante, and Crobot’s Brandon Yeagley, alongside bassist Ellefson, vocalist Thom Hazaert, and guitarist Andy Martongelli, which premiered in August on the nationally syndicated radio show “Nights With Alice Cooper”.

BREEZE – First News! Debut single “Slowly Fading Away” out 26th October 2020

BREEZE is pleased to share with you their debut single ‘Slowly Fading Away’. Hailing from Barcelona the band is formed by singer Isola and multinstrumentist and producer Mestre B. Their music seem to be an evolution of iconic 90’s Trip Hop and avant-garde sensibilities towards an unique Aesthetic Pop.

The video has been directed by Sergio Piera and produced by Ananda Projects.


lil kiiwi boasts high-profile collaborations with acclaimed artists such as blackbear, on the standout track “So Sick,” DeathbyRomy, PVRIS and more – see full tracklisting below. Fans who pre-order the album will receive instant downloads of recently released tracks “Numb (feat. DeathbyRomy and PVRIS),” “I Still Do” and “Never Let You” as well as Kiiara’s hit singles “Whippin (Feat. Felix Snow),” “Feels” and the 3x Platinum smash hit “Gold.”

Bask in Gulfer’s new video for “Nature Kids,” an homage to endless summer and 90s skate tapes

Of the video for “Nature Kids,” vocalist/guitarist Vincent Ford explains, “it takes its inspiration from old skate movies like Shorty’s Fulfill The Dream and features skaters from a Montreal-based brand called Blacklisted. We wanted to replicate the feel-good vibes in those late ’90s skate videos and capture that “endless summer” feeling: hanging out with your buds and wishing the summer would never end. Joey’s lyrics capture that feeling, and we feel like the video does, too!”

THE LONELY ONES Release New Single “Real Big Trouble”

Hard rock band The Lonely Ones released their brand new single “Real Big Trouble” to all digital outlets.

“Real Big Trouble started simple – with all of us passing an acoustic guitar back and forth. It is the heaviest song we’ve written but showcases all of our influences from old Thin Lizzy swing to Beartooth. Songs like that are our favorite to write and i hope people dig it as much as we enjoyed making it” says the band.

French Metallers Sound Of Memories shared new single “The Mirror Behind”

About 5 years after the official release of their debut full-length effort ‘To Deliverance’ (2015), French melodic death-metallers Sound Of Memories are about to give birth to a brand new album called ‘The Sand Within’ this fall on CD & Digital thanks to Domino Media Group (Colossus Of Destiny…).

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