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The Audible Doctor – “rx0.010” [EP]

Avoiding predictability, The Audible Doctor releases a horror movie sample themed instrumental EP “rx0.010” on Hallows Day, where the veil between this world and the next is at it’s thinnest. Volume 10 of 12. If you missed his new radio show and live beat-making episodes.

The event documentary “From Charlie Hebdo to the Bataclan, the last secrets ofthe 2015 attacks”

This film by Jérôme Korkikian, and presented by Carole Rousseau, takes viewers behind the scenes of these attacks perpetrated by al-Qaeda and Daesh jihadists presented as a response to provocations to Islam and its prophet, but also as an act of revenge against France’s commitment against these terrorist groups abroad. If the terrorist threat was known, and feared, by the police and intelligence services, it was not possible to thwart it.

Ready for broadcast… Differences from Canadian Hip Hop duo LYAN Paris


On “WTF,” his throwback East Coast production echoes underneath airtight rhymes before a soulful hook takes hold. It offers a glimpse into the introspection, incisiveness, and infectiousness at the heart of his inimitable signature style.

KICKIN VALENTINA release brand new video and single “Somebody New”

“”Somebody New” is a classic tale of being in a serious relationship with someone you love, and for one reason or another end up splitting up”, vocalist D.K. Revelle says. “Then later surfacing & giving an ultimatum to work things out with your estranged lover or move on with “Somebody New””.

Lauren Hulbert Releases EP Today

Superbloom was inspired not only by the sound of the EP itself but also by Hulbert blooming back to life; following a dangerous foot injury while on a surf trip in Indonesia, she was practically immobile for six months and it was unclear if she’d ever be able to walk again. While the music for this EP didn’t come from the injury, it was a very dark time for her – life, as she knew it, had ended, and her artistic momentum was devastatingly quelled.

The Nels Cline Singers Release New Single “Segunda” – New Album ‘Share The Wealth’ out 11/13

On November 13, Nels Cline will release his 3rd Blue Note album Share The Wealth, a dynamic double album of swirling, evocative soundscapes including the opening track “Segunda,” an explosive version of the Caetano Veloso song which is out today. Share The Wealth features the sonic explorer and guitar renegade with an expanded edition of his long-running project The Nels Cline Singers with saxophonist and punk-jazz iconoclast Skerik, keyboard marvel Brian Marsella, bass powerhouse Trevor Dunn, longtime collaborator and drummer Scott Amendola, and Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista. The album can be pre-ordered now on vinyl, CD, or download.

Listen – ‘Modern Age’ – new mixtape from New York/Nigerian Afrobeats singer Nnabu

The new mixtape comes fresh off the back of featured singles ‘It Go Bad’ and ‘My Word’ and sees Nnabu exploring the themes of spirituality, culture, duality, love and relationships. Through Nnabu’s expertly blended R&B with Afrobeat and pop vibes, he brings a collection of tracks that will undoubtedly make you want to dance, praise and cry.

Illyus & Barrientos and Karen Harding link up on new single ‘Let’s Get Together’

Glasgow duo Illyus & Barrientos have joined forces with platinum-selling singer-songwriter Karen Harding on new single ‘Let’s Get Together’, out now.

A carefree house floorfiller, ‘Let’s Get Together’ pairs smooth, retro-tinged synths with Harding’s instantly recognisable diva vocals, creating a timeless sound that leaves a lasting impression.

Ghana-based Lebanese Rapper Tafo Releases Video for “T-Rex” Featuring $pacely

Tafo, whose real name is Tafo Arabi is known by his confidantes as an energetic and happy-go-lucky individual who always tries to translate his enthusiasm into his craft. According to him, music has kept him sane his entire life and hopes his listeners enjoy his music as well as comprehend the message he’s putting across. He’s built a strong connection with Ghanaian music crew “Labadi music” and its head honcho $pacely because of their approach to the music business and support for up and coming artistes. He hopes to elevate his craft and career to the next level with them.

The new single from Sydney based AIRPORTS – ‘Loser’

“LOSER” is a bright and energetic bop which leans into his ever-evolving and often sarcastic social perspective. Taking sonic inspiration from his pop-punk roots but adding a modern electro-pop flare, “LOSER” details the love bombing stage of a hollow relationship that leaves him feeling less than impressed.

THE NAGGING DOUBTS – Australian post-punks unveil new double single ‘Berlin / Marine’

The Nagging Doubts were still at High School in Sydney when they made their first acclaimed EP, Deug Lane, which was lovingly catapulted into the world via ex-Lemonheads drummer Nic Dalton on his label imprint Half A Cow. A year on and, following an introduction by Dalton, the band found themselves in a studio working on mixes with acclaimed producer Wayne Connolly (The Vines, You Am I, Youth Group) and stepping into a new direction: all darkly simmering, glittery post-punk ambience; and punchy, hook inspired baselines.


Fires In Heaven brings a compelling progression to the classic sound SALEM pioneered. “There has always been a lot of surrender in our music,” the band state. “People tend to pick up on the negative aspects, and in the past, that was what we were going through. But surrender has always been the core element.” Now consisting of Jack Donoghue and John Holland, early sessions took place at a cabin in Northern Michigan, with the bulk of the album being recorded on the Gulf Coast of Louisiana.

Bakar Shares Music Video For New Single “1st Time”

Bakar returns with his first new music in over a year. The London artist – who over the last few years has become one of the freshest and most vital new voices in global music – releases a new single “1st Time.”

OUT TODAY // Matt Ryder – “Mescaline Smoke” + New EP

Today Matt Ryder launches “Mescaline Smoke,” a stunning single which doubles as a cautionary tale about partying like you see in the movies. A song that feels at home in the late embers of a party itself, it is further evidence of Ryder’s ability to make music that intrinsically connects with its listeners souls. Today also marks the release of his second EP “Soundless Motion,” out on his own label EC30, all totally made by himself.

The 1984 Draft premieres “Shame About Grace” from forthcoming 7″

Dayton, Ohio, October 2020 — The 1984 Draft, a band who channels American rock sensibilities through a ’90s-tinted punk and indie lens, is set to release the “Destination Breakdown” single in on November 27 via Poptek Records. The single was recorded by Fred Vahldiek (Dark Backward) at his Fredzoz studio in the band’s hometown of Dayton, Ohio. The band is recommended for fans of The Replacements, The Lemonheads, The Smoking Popes, Jawbreaker and Sugar.

Patrick Watson Unveils New Track And Video “Lost With You”

The accompanying music video was directed by Watson himself with the additional craft of Arizona O’Neill who directed the “Here Comes The River” video. Patrick explains, “I’m not going to lie but finally my embarrassing rollerblading skills came in handy to film this. Homemade Covid videos are very fun to make. I just kept seeing people biking when I heard this song. A big special thanks to Arizona O’Neill for editing and art directing, and a huge thank you to the talented bikers.”

N.B.S. & Snowgoons “Still Trapped In America” [Video Submission]

‘Still Trapped In America’ is the sequel to ‘Trapped In America’, an album that was released in 2015. ‘Trapped In America’ dealt with the injustices in America, mass incarceration, police brutality and racial profiling.

Today, ‘Still Trapped In America’ focuses on police killings, racism and the Trump administration’s way of governing. From deaths like Eric Garner, Sandra Bland, George Floyd, Breonna Tyler to now Walter Wallace: N.B.S. x Snowgoons bringing awareness in unfortunately, perfect timing. Times have gotten worse since 2015. More deaths, more division, more public racism is spewed around the United States. With hopes to show unity and protection of young black Kings and Queens around the world N.B.S. gives a heartfelt in depth look into these issues first hand.

Spanish Flamenco artist Olivero collaborates with legendary singer on latest release

Charismatic Spanish Flamenco artist Olivero collaborates with legendary singer Duquende on latest release. The single Bendito el Amor feat. Duquende debuted on Spotify and all major streaming platforms on October 9th, 2020. A music video for the single debuted in advance to YouTube on October 2nd, 2020. Planet Singer reviewed the recent release and had nothing but praise for the single. “The song sees Olivero’s incredibly beautiful playing, creating melodic architectures that go straight to the listeners’ hearts from the first seconds. Supported by the incredible voice of legendary Duquende, the song flows smoothly, leaving the listeners in awe.”

Boys of Fall Drop New Track “Worth It” Off Upcoming Album ‘Distance’ Out November 20, 2020 on InVogue Records

Detroit quintet Boys Of Fall will be releasing their label sophomore album “Distance” via InVogue Records on November 20, 2020. The album will feature 10 new songs that will catch your attention from the first note.

To date, BOF has released 3 singles from the upcoming album (“Overthinking”, “Distance”, & “Midnight”), and today they have dropped the last single, “Worth It”, ahead of the album release.

GABRIELLA METZ – “Grey” – from EP “Breaking Infinity”

She is considered a vocalist of many genres including Jazz, Blues, Pop, Fusion, and Opera. Gabriella is also a composer and arranger of both Classical and Jazz music.

She had completed all academic levels of her music studies and had also earned her Vocal Performance Diploma from the renowned London College of Music, and had been accepted at the prestigious Berklee College of Music for her Professional Music Bachelor’s Degree studies.

Her pop/rock ballad debut EP “Breaking Infinity” was released on May 3rd 2019 on all social platforms.

Gaeya releases brand new single ‘Truth’

Gaeya has released her brand new single ‘Truth’. The new track from the Swedish world beat artist is a call to arms for transparency in today’s world.

Rhythmic tribal drums lead the march in the motivational anthem among ethereal synths and huge vocal harmonies.

FRANK TURNER + JON SNODGRASS – “The Fleas” Single || New album ‘Buddies II’ – out 13 Nov

As the apocalypse looms, FRANK TURNER and JON SNODGRASS reflect on the American satirist’s infamous ‘Saving The Planet’ routine with their timely new single: “The Fleas”.