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Dynamomin Presents His Video For ‘Broken’

carobae Releases “Ur Ex From College” – Listen Now!

“Ur Ex From College” highlights how the rising indie-darling has used her bedroom pop approach to storytelling to foster a deeply intimate connection with her listeners, rocketing her to over 32 million streams and the cover of Spotify’s Fresh Finds Playlist. Like many of her previous singles, including “i don’t miss you” and “rock bottom” from her debut mixtape songs from 3am which gathered over 20 million streams and “When All My Friends Move Away” from The Longest Year: Part One, “Ur Ex From College” uses relatable and vibrant songwriting to capture the raw emotions experienced during the most intimate moments of our early 20’s.

300lbs Of Guwop – “I.D.F.W.” feat. Stunna 4 Vegas [New Video]

Jack Diamond – “Free Love” feat. YFN Lucci [New Video]

Bandits on the Run announce EP with premiere of new single and video

Bandits on the Run, the NYC-based indie-pop trio anchored by three-part harmonies and unique instrumentation, announce their forthcoming EP, Now Is The Time, dropping 5/7/2021, with the release of the new single, “We Battle Giants,” on January 15.


CA Records today announced a new leadership structure for a new era for the Company in the rapidly changing music marketplace.

Mark Pitts has been promoted to the role of President of RCA Records, working to grow and drive its Creative Business Operations as well as the Company’s cultural initiatives and further unifying our teams’ effectiveness. John Fleckenstein has been elevated to Chief Operating Officer, where, in addition to his current duties, he takes on more of the Company’s day-to-day business oversight.

Both executives will continue to report to Peter Edge, Chairman & CEO, RCA Records.

Skope Magazine x Octopus Montage

Blackpool-based band Octopus Montage will be releasing a new single and music video this Friday called “Dopamine.” It’s a super catchy track that speaks to their more pop-punk influences, though the band is known for seamlessly blending pop-punk and metalcore in a way that is sure to resonate with fans of bands like A Day To Remember and Four Year Strong.

carolesdaughter Debuts Video For “Violent” Today Via Arista Records

18-year-old alt-pop artist carolesdaughter, aka Thea Taylor, releases a striking music video for her explosive single, “Violent” today. The gothic-styled video was shot in a Victorian house in Los Angeles and follows a stunning lyric video of the track that has already accumulated well over 500K views.

“Violent” has struck a chord. After buzzing with previous releases, “cold bathroom floor” and “my mother wants me dead,” carolesdaughter wrote the track over a somber beat laden with 808s and creaky acoustic guitar and conjured up vengeful lyrics through softly sweet delivery. After uploading it to Soundcloud, the song quickly racked up two million streams. Currently, ‘Violent” has over 25 million total streams across platforms.

DAMN YOUR EYES Debuts Third Video for “Doom On You”

“As songwriters we often turn to our songs to get closure on a personal issue, and sometimes, we take it a little too far with epic results,” guitarist Artie Alexander says. “‘Doom On You’ is one of those songs that took on a life of its own once we started to put it together. The story is based on deception and betrayal that leads to the ultimate retribution. The dismal and harrowing groove laden soundscape helps bring the tale together. The result of the two coming together is beautiful brutality and the dark energy within it.”

Video Premiere: Damn Your Eyes – “Doom On You”

HIGH DESERT QUEEN postpone debut album release; first single out now!

Initially set for March 5th, Austin’s up-and-coming stoner rock outfit HIGH DESERT QUEEN postpone the release of their debut full-length ‘Bury The Queen’ to June 2021. To while the time, make sure to check out their new single “The Mountain vs The Quake”!

Formed in Austin, Texas in 2019 to an eclectic backdrop of influences and styles, as avid adopters of alt-rock progenitors Kyuss and Alice In Chains, the band’s sole aim was to make the kind of music they could file away on their record shelves, alongside the likes of Queens of the Stone Age, Elder, Tom Waits and The Allman Brothers.

TiKA Releases Stunning New Take On Iconic Prince Classic “I Would Die 4U”

TiKA, who at the beginning of the album making process, was without home or hope, has become a burgeoning icon in Canada with her presence on TV, as a spokesmodel for Sephora, and a go to composer. Her debut album “Anywhere But Here” is set for release on February 26 via Next Door Records and it is absolutely gorgeous. The third single from the record and the accompanying compelling video, is for the Prince classic “I Would Die 4U”. Of the single Clash Magazine writes, “‘I Would Die 4 U’ is a Prince classic, a staple of the Purple One’s repertoire and one of his most dearly loved songs. TiKA completely transforms it, and her powerful, gutsy rendering reconfigured the lascivious original as an intense ballad.” The stunning video was directed by NASKADEMINI, who has been at the helm for all the visuals for tracks off “Anywhere But Here”

New York Rock Band FEVERSEED Release Debut LET YOURSELF DOWN EP Through Hice Records

FEVERSEED is a New York rock quartet founded by singer/lyricist George Panagakos and bass player Chris Crosby. With their new LET YOURSELF DOWN EP, the band delivers a powerful and soulful debut that is sure to please fans of guitar-driven rock the world over. LET YOURSELF DOWN features three remarkable songs, each with its own personality. The title track is an anthem of loss and redemption, “Beat Me” is a fast and sexy powerhouse and “Imprint” is an intimate epic of love and longing. LET YOURSELF DOWN releases worldwide on February 1st, 2021 through Hice Records.

Chris and George, both multi-instrumentalists, have been writing and recording together for years. They’ve explored many musical genres, but the common threads of their memorable and melodic compositions and George’s versatile, unique and powerful voice are always present. In 2019 they decided to quench their thirst for rock and FEVERSEED was born.

MkX Releases Official Audio for TikTok Craze “Welcome To 2021”

Additionally, the single has already received radio support from stations around the country and is currently #1 on All Access Top 40/Mainstream Downloads chart and Top 40/Mainstream Streams chart in addition to MKX currently being in the Top 20 of Most Active Independent Artists at Mediabase Top 40 Pop! We also have MkX available to chat about the single – he is certainly a pop act to watch and serves the good vibes we all need right now.

Melbourne artist Cantrips return with new track ‘Goodbye Yesterday’

Embracing a new year of music and creativity, Melbourne multi-instrumentalist Cantrips releases his latest single, ‘Goodbye Yesterday’.

Leaning further into some rich songwriting skills that bring out a gorgeous combination of surf-rock and psychedelic grooves, Cantrips (aka Patrick Ryan) has demonstrated how his sonic scope has broadened through 2020 with ‘Goodbye Yesterday’.

DJ Scheme & iann dior are the New Rat Pack in “Baby” Video

An influential figure and creative polymath, DJ Scheme specializes in getting the best out of his collaborators. For the latest music video from his debut album FAMILY, Scheme connected with iann dior for the music video for FAMILY highlight “Baby.” Produced by Scheme, Nuri, and Carlton McDowell, “Baby” is a romantic trap ballad about newfound infatuation, accented by clean guitars and sumptuous 808s. Directed by Griffin Olis, the video is a high-class throwback to the days of dinner-and-a-show clubs like The Copacabana. Looking dapper in a slick white suit, DJ Scheme plays master of ceremonies (with Nuri and Carlton in the house band), welcoming the guests and bringing iann dior to the stage to perform the song.

The String Cheese Incident pays homage to Tony Rice w ‘Old Train’ cover

Today, The String Cheese Incident has released a cover version of the late Tony Rice’s “Old Train.” The track arrives just weeks following Rice’s Death. Rolling Stone called Tony Rice “Bluegrass music’s great experimentalist” and noted that Rice “expressed his music in modern terms and embraced bluegrass’s potential to both blend with and influence other genres.”


Music entrepreneur, DJ/producer, and label head The Plug taps UK drill rapper M24 and Brooklyn drill rapper Fivio Foreign for “Fashion,” an explosive, menacing single produced by Lekka Beats and executively produced by The Plug, that will appear on his forthcoming album Plug Talk 2. Accompanied by a boasty music video with different designer looks, high end cars, and jewelry, “Fashion” marks the latest release from Plug Talk 2, following “Curvy” feat. Blueface and JAY1. This new collaboration allows the perfect base for M24 and Fivio Foreign’s hyperactive flows and standout adlibs and marries the emerging US and dominant UK hip hop drill scenes.


La joven cantante Bryanne esta creciendo en frente de las cámaras, desde su primer tema oficial “Unidos”, Bryanne se ha convertido en toda una estrella. Con carisma, baile, juventud, y inocencia, la interprete de música Pop/Urbana sigue lanzando canciones y videos de alta calidad. Los sencillos anteriores “Unidos”, “Mueve El Boom Boom”, y “A Los Tiempos De Don”, han sido una increíble y exitosa carta de presentación a la industria de la música.

COMATOSE: Metal Injection Premieres A Way Back Debut Full-Length

Metal Injection is currently streaming A Way Back, the debut full-length from Minnesota-based atmospheric rock/grungegaze collective COMATOSE. The premiere comes in advance of the record’s official release January 22nd via Transcending Records.

COMATOSE Streams Atmospheric, Catchy New Album A Way Back

Yawdoesitall brings more heat on new single ‘Test Drive’, featuring Tawanda

Linking up with fellow Sydney lyricist Tawanda, Yawdoesitall makes his return for 2021 with a heater of a new track in ‘Test Drive’. Following on from a busy year of plotting and releasing new music, 2021 is setting itself up to be one of Yaw’s largest yet, with ‘Test Drive’ kicking off a bright new chapter of creativity.

Between the two rappers, Yaw and Tawanda share a confidence that breathes life into their own individual music and together? They’re a match made in heaven as ‘Test Drive’ showcases their talents as performers and as a dynamic duo.

darzo’s Gorgeous New Track “Single Cell” 

Based in Charlottesville, VA, darzo has mesmerized audiences with metaphor, melody, and rhythm — music that emerges from a deeply interior space in which private meanings become shared experience.

Their new track “Single Cell” is a song that has been best described in three words: vibrant, heavenly and bold. With leader and vocalist Adar Seligman-McComas showcasing her strong and prominent vocals, she helps to carry the song home with a little help from her friends.

Varro Vivyd Reveals Coloroful New Single “Fool’s Gold”

Varro Vivyds is a Santa Cruz native who creatively captures her emotions and writes them in such a way where the audience will feel like they’re experiencing them too. Her melody work will have her songs playing in your head during the day, and keeping you up at night.

Golden Streets of Paradise’s most unrestrained work yet, Throes

Steadfast Records release the latest from Golden Streets of Paradise, Throes, on January 15, 2021.

The band released a pair of videos in support of the album, which were premiered by Big Takeover and New Noise Magazine respectively. The album is streaming today at Ghettoblaster Magazine.

The label had this to say about the release, “In the blackest night, alone, overboard and floating at sea. Throes offers not a life raft but a wary catalog of what lies ahead; A map of suffering at the hands of the sea.”

Album Stream: Golden Streets of Paradise, Throes

Artist: Stereosouls – Track: Flavor of the Week

Stereosouls- Rockband from Sweden with horns, catchy melodies, vocals with attitude and a high level of energi sent from outer space to shed some light on earth.

This song about the impact social media has on everybody. Especially dating sites that sells us something new every week.

“People are getting so acquainted to this, so many are searching for a new flavor of the week. In some cases we are not looking for a match anymore, we’re looking for trophies.”

Uni Share “Hold My Gun” Video Via Purple

Today, NYC-based glam rock trio Uni shares the video for “Hold My Gun.” Directed by member Charlotte Kemp Muhl, the film reflects the blunt power dynamics surrounding guns, flaunted with imagery of phallic firearms and bombastic sexual displays. Purple TV premiered the video for “Hold My Gun,” considering it “a satire on modern gun culture.”

Purple TV PRESENTS: “Hold My Gun,” Uni’s new music video directed by Charlotte Kemp Muhl


On the track, upbeat acoustic guitar shuffles along to a bold beat as his vocals stretch from slick verses into a falsetto-spiked hook as he promises a duplicitous friend, “It won’t work this time.” Joshua’s uncontainable energy and presence practically jumps off the screen in the accompanying visual, shot in Joshua Tree where he quarantined for much of 2020 while recording the upcoming EP.


One of the tracks that inspired Around the World @ the Speed of Light, the imminent Album by Bwana Iguana, was an experiment using his collection of traditional African instruments. He took one of his kalimbas and tuned it to a western eight note major scale. While playing around with it, he pulled out the iconic riff for CCR’s epic song “Born on the Bayou.” He grabbed several other instruments – a wood block, a djembe, and a bamboo flute and went into the studio.

Evelyn Rubio Releases Playful, Steamy Highly Entertaining Music Video “Cruel”

Today, the sexy, sassy, singer, sax player Evelyn Rubio releases her latest hot property “Cruel” in high definition video. The highly entertaining steamy video showcases the performer’s assets and reveals a side of the artist few have seen before. Shot and produced in Houston Texas the lively bi-lingual presentation crosses borders in a magnificent subtle way. The rollicking upbeat performance presents Ms. Rubio in a short sexy black dress sporting a see through fedora with light tan heels while holding on to her saxophone. One of Evelyn’s best visual performance releases to date.

Alex Bent + the Emptiness – “2SIDES” out now!!

Produced with Santhoshblur, it’s a song I started messing around with at The Store, this ‘secret’ studio space where my friends and I meet weekly to bounce ideas off of each other and just make crazy music into the middle of the night. In isolation, these sessions were my biggest source of inspiration.

darzo’s Gorgeous New Track “Single Cell”

Based in Charlottesville, VA, darzo has mesmerized audiences with metaphor, melody, and rhythm — music that emerges from a deeply interior space in which private meanings become shared experience.

Their new track “Single Cell” is a song that has been best described in three words: vibrant, heavenly and bold. With leader and vocalist Adar Seligman-McComas showcasing her strong and prominent vocals, she helps to carry the song home with a little help from her friends.

Selena Gomez Releases Spanish-Language Single “De Una Vez” Today via Interscope Records

Embracing her heritage as a proud Latina, Gomez wanted to immerse herself in the culture and it was important to her to join forces with some of the industry’s most influential Latin creators in order to communicate the purest vision possible. To bring the track to life, she teamed up with multi-Latin Grammy® Award-winner and powerhouse producer Tainy [Bad Bunny, J Balvin] joined by Albert Hype, Jota Rosa and NEON16. Additionally, she enlisted the duo of Los Pérez—Tania Verduzco and Adrián Pérez—to direct the accompanying music video.

Dynamomin Presents His Video For ‘Broken’