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Shafluss – The Game (Ko Le Ye)

An assertion of incomparable experiences; Afrobeat’s hottest new creator Shafluss makes this declaration in his new hit single The Game (Ko Le Ye).

Collaborating with Chefbeatz, the two have managed to curate a sound the industry didn’t know it was missing. Blending spicy African rhythms with familiar Hip-Hop flare, layered with Shafluss’s out of bound vocals, the two creatives have seemingly established a winning formula.

Ransom FA – ‘Man Of The Moment’

In his latest release Ransom FA showcases his cold and confident lyricism and the track is produced by PenHouse. 2020 has marked a fantastic year for the Scottish rapper, he was handpicked as Jack Saunders ‘Next Wave’ on BBC Radio 1, his single ‘Table’ was BBC Introducing ‘Track of the Week’ and he also collaborated with Amazon Music, which featured on Notion magazine.

Montana Modderman Announces End-Of-Year Release “Birthdays and New Years”

For Montana’s new single release, she’s signed an exclusive distribution deal with Heart Songs Records.

The singer-songwriter started writing songs when she was eleven years old and then started playing guitar at age thirteen. Years later, she moved to Nashville, TN to pursue her dreams of becoming a songwriter.

Montana has taken the stage at the Florida Strawberry Festival, Key Largo Songwriters Festival and many other venues in Nashville. Her infectious melodies and sincere lyrics capture the attention of the listener. Her song “When Love Hits You” has received Honorable Mention from the American Songwriter Magazine and her song “Knock Off” was recognized by American Songwriter Awards.


Jason Bieler is preparing to release his new solo album, “Songs For The Apocalypse,” under the moniker Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra, on January 22, 2021 on CD/LP/Digital. Today, Bieler has released the new song ‘Bring Out Your Dead’ featuring David Ellefson (Megadeth), Devin Townsend, and Edu Cominato (SOTO, Jeff Scott Soto). See a lyric video for the song HERE:


Sweden’s Winona Oak has shared a remix of her defiant anthem, “With Myself”, by Los Angeles trio MUNA. The group underscore the song’s message of self-reliance and triumph over heartbreak with a driving synth and commanding rhythm as menacing as it is celebratory. “With Myself” is taken from Winona’s recent second EP, SHE.


Multiple-GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Rob Thomas has teamed up with country singer-songwriter Abby Anderson for a rendition of the Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers holiday classic “I Believe In Santa Claus” – available now via Emblem/Atlantic Records. The track’s lyrics, penned by Parton for her and Rogers’ 1984 collaborative album Once Upon a Christmas, prove an especially timely call for harmony and hope this holiday season.

Orange County, CA Ska/Pop/Punk Band BITE ME BAMBI Release New EP ‘Hurry Up And Wait’

Orange County, CA ska/pop/punk 7-piece Bite Me Bambi has dropped a new digital EP, the aptly titled ‘Hurry Up and Wait’ (fitting for the year of the Covid), a collection of the singles the band has released in 2020, plus an exclusive bonus track titled “This Love is Dead.”

“This collection of songs represents the origin of Bite Me Bambi. Essentially they were the first initial songs Tahlena and Brian wrote before and while the band was forming. We feel that this collection is a good representation of where the band was in 2019-2020 and as always we are happy to put them out so the fans can have all the singles in one EP.”- Bite Me Bambi

Oneohtrix Point Never x The Weekend “No Nightmares” video

Magic Oneohtrix Point Never, the new studio album from artist & producer Daniel Lopatin, has been steadily gaining notoriety as one of the most acclaimed releases of the year, including praise from GQ, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, the FADER, The Guardian, Clash, Le Monde, amidst best of year nods from TIME, Pitchfork, Vice, Stereogum, and many more.

El Dusty Releases New Single “Pinche Cumbia” Today

El Dusty releases “Pinche Cumbia” today. The star-studded party anthem features GRAMMY nominated and winning artists Itawe (Locos Por Juana), Morenito De Fuego, Ozomatli, Campa Valdez (El Gran Silencio) & DJ Kane (Los Kumbia Kings). Pinche Cumbia is out today with Americano Label and accompanied by the party music video, watch here:


“When i heard in spite the first time i instantly had an urge to do a cover or it and i instantly knew that i wanted Amy to sing Iris Dements part because of her unique voice. i love that she sings with an australian accent which is not too common in country songs ive heard before. ive listened to the sniffers since way back when we started and benke showed me ‘im not a loser’. then ive had the privilege of playing with them and hangin out and partying with Amy and the band all over the world and we’ve hit it off from the start. Amy is a goddess of punk rock and a very important part of music today, and one of the smartest people I’ve talked to and it’s an honor to able to make music with her and i hope we can do more in the future!”

Tycho shares new Com Truise remix

2X GRAMMY Award-nominated Tycho has announced Weather Remixes (Mom + Pop / Ninja Tune), a reimagined collection of songs from their 2018 acclaimed album, Weather. The project is previewed today with the release of “No Stress (Com Truise Remix),” available now across all DSPs.

Kali Uchis shares Buscabulla remix of “la luz (Fín)”

“We’ve been huge fans of Kali for the longest time and we’re honestly kinda stunned we actually got to give our spin on her track ‘la luz,’” says Buscabulla. “We felt like we wanted to stay true to the heart of the song but place it in a sort of collage of all these vastly diverse Latin American musical influences. From bolero to Latin house, to reggaetón and beyond.”

Ella Grace shares her liberating & gorgeous new track ‘Unfree’

Today Folk singer/songwriter Ella Grace shares her beautiful new track ‘Unfree’ and expresses her true self in the process. The past couple of years have seen Ella go on a journey of personal and creative discovery. Unfree is the soundtrack to finding the strength and confidence to break away from society’s confines and celebrate your authentic self.

Kelly Moran reworks Malibu’s “Lost At Sea”

Following the release of One Life, Malibu performed the project live at London’s Southbank Centre, garnering high praise from The Guardian who call her a “maverick producer.” Malibu’s signature vocals and productions have since featured on tracks for Oliver Coates, Dark0, Detente, a remix for Japanese rapper Tohji, and she continues her United In Flames show, now airing monthly on NTS. More music from Malibu is forthcoming.

Singer-Songwriter & Actress BRAVE WILLIAMS Releases New Rendition of Holiday Classic, “SANTA BABY”

“SANTA BABY” was produced by Johnnie “Smurf” Smith and Ivan “Orthodox” Barias with vocal productions by Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver. “I wanted to pay homage to Eartha Kitt. Her voice has always captured me. The first time I heard her sing Santa Baby I was mesmerized by simplicity of how she delivered each line, yet it was so magical. It’s been one of my favorite songs during the holiday,” shares Brave.

Powerful New Video For Andrea’s “I Don’t Know Your Name”

Already receiving nearly 14K views in its first 12 hours of release, “I Don’t Know Your Name” showcases Andrea’s “road-worn voice that is also as angelic, yet showing the cracks in the heart when she sings,” as Jammerzine states. “To mix that with a wonderfully subdued and minimalist track such as ‘I Don’t Know Your Name’, you get that magic that most artists try to reach.” (Jammerzine)