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Introducing: PRISM B!TCH – New Single “One Shot” Out Now!

“We’re extremely excited to release our song ‘One Shot’ and finally announce the release date for our debut full-length album, Perla,” shares Prism B!tch. “What once started out as an acoustic voice memo a couple years ago has morphed into a heavy cathartic ballad. As we finessed the song on the road, it quickly became a popular set closer with a wall of sound build-up and dramatic abrupt stop. This song is about the perspective of being a female musician and being taken seriously. There was a measure of uncertainty surrounding our band as we had just left our label and were reestablishing ourselves as an autonomous collective. With an exciting tour looming at the time, we wanted to come out swinging with a confident personal statement. The music video for ‘One Shot’ is an irreverent punk ode to our Southwest upbringing and love for cinema and theater. We were inspired by the visuals of Spaghetti Westerns and old-school music videos that feel like short films. The story follows a humble family trying to avenge the death of their father by striking out into a dark world. It’s the hero’s journey and a reimagining of the myth of the Old West as we’d like to see it.”

Olivia Rodrigo’s “drivers license” Debuts at #1 on Billboard Hot 100

Olivia Rodrigo has made a monumental debut with her new original single, “drivers license” available via Geffen Records. The stunning and emotive piano-driven track debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is certified Gold. In the song’s first week of release, “drivers license,” has amassed over 107M global streams with over 76M streams in the U.S. alone, which is the second largest U.S. audio streaming ever and the largest audio streaming in three years.

New England’s Jay Gudda Lets The Music Speak For Itself With New Single “Death Note”

New England’s Jay Gudda reappears with a new fatal single Death Note. Produced by Ammo, the track speaks to Gudda’s emotional and tense discourse. “This song was made to speak for itself. Take from it what you may. Everything else… dead” says Jay. Check it out now on your preferred digital streaming provider.

Jaguar Jonze Shares “ASTRONAUT” Music Video From Forthcoming EP ‘ANTIHERO’ (Out April 26)       

Jaguar Jonze (the moniker for musician-artist Deena Lynch) will release her ANTIHERO EP on April 16, 2021, via Nettwerk Records.

Ready for broadcast… About Us from New Orleans based R&B artist 19th Moon

19th Moon is like water, she flows between two worlds. The physical and the ethereal world. American born, Nigerian raised, gives her a unique perspective of life. She has since bounced around between the US, Italy and Germany.

Teen Creeps Share New Track “Fall Out”

“It’s probably the most energetic and straightforward song on ‘FOREVER’. We can’t wait to play this one live!”, guitarist Joram De Bock enthuses. He also made the accompanying video himself. “I brought a disposable camera with me to the studio. Those photos are used in the artwork for the album. Inspired by how the designers cut the pictures up, I did the same for this video. Just cutting up the pictures and rearranging them in funny and unexpected ways. Then I made a stop motion video out of it on my phone. Didn’t know if that would work, but I’m happy it did.”


William H. Macy is more than just your favorite on-screen character, he’s creating gritty music and badass whiskey. His new single, “Whiskey Dell,” is a marriage of those passions. Under the moniker Willie Creeks, Macy’s inner outlaw, is personally writing spirited tales of fishing in the rugged Rockies while armed with his trusty 1935 Martin ukulele and a glass of whiskey from Woody Creek Distillers.

China Monai – “Jetski” feat. Pap Chanel [New Video]

Midwest Metalcore legend positions himself to become Modern Alt Rock leader.

After years of leading some of the most renowned Hardcore and Metalcore bands in the South Bend area, Caleb Fairchild has set out on a bold and adventurous new project; In Attica. His modern, unique blend of Piano-driven Rock and Electronic Alternative Rock feels both timeless and fresh.

BankrollShell Releases New Music Video “Better Off”

Shelton R. Jackson III, aka BankrollShell, was born in Sasebo, Japan, but raised in Jacksonville. Displaying his creative ability as early on as eight years old, the artist found comfort and solace in expressing himself through writing. His writing led to the pathway and birth of his debut singles “Cross Roads,” “My Turn” and “Smoke.” He followed up the success of his single releases with the E.P Blitz’d Emotions, released on June 14th, 2020. The singles and E.P were met with critical and fan acclaim. Hip Hop Weekly has described the artist and his music as something “that will positively inspire a generation to the next level of music.”

Favourite Daughter – Long Distance

I wrote “Long Distance” on an unplugged, rented electric guitar during a blackout on a night off from an opera gig I was doing in Halifax in the summer of 2019, in tears after a frustrating phone call with my then-girlfriend. We were spending a four month stretch away from each other while I travelled for work. Neither of us were communicating well, and our daily check ins became monotonous. Both of us kept up the charade that we were good, while allowing fear and resentment to build up, which ended up costing us the relationship entirely

East Nashvillian Charlie Treat to Release ‘The Comet’ Feb 26th

A diverse mix of American roots music, out-of-the-box pop flourishes, gospel harmonies, and barroom rock & roll, Charlie Treat’s The Comet spotlights a songwriter whose left-of-center music redraws the lines between genre and generations.

After Receiving Praise from Brian May for their cover of “Flash/The Hero”

Hard rock band The Lonely Ones have signed to Imagen Records.The band will release their first single, “Change the Station,” through the label on February 5, 2021.

“We’re very excited to partner with Imagen Records in 2021. They put a deal on the table that was very artist friendly and their excitement about the band has been contagious. It’s a great team with Bob Winegard, Shauna O’Donnell, Steven Nathan and Morgan Rose. The music industry is constantly changing and these cats have their ears to the ground. We are looking forward to this new adventure with Imagen on our side,” says Marty McCoy, Vocalist/Guitarist of The Lonely Ones.

Yard Act Share New Single “Dark Days”

Emerging Leeds outfit Yard Act have today shared their new single “Dark Days” – out via their own Zen F.C. label. Following their debut 7″ Fixer Upper / The Trapper’s Pelts, which sold out its entire 500 copy pressing on the day of release, the band announced the Dark Days / Peanuts double A-side yesterday and sold out 1000 copies in just under 2 hours. In signature Yard Act fashion, “Dark Days” propels frontman James Smith’s striking social observations forward along with steadfast guitar lines and jutting rhythms. Recorded in the same session as “Peanuts” with Ross Orton, “Dark Days” rounds off the opening chapter of Yard Act’s strange lockdown existence before they head off to record their debut album.


K-Pop boy band, CRAVITY, are jumping headfirst into the new year with the release of their 3rd album, SEASON3. [HIDEOUT: BE OUR VOICE]. The title track “My Turn” is a song that demonstrates the great passion and ambition of CRAVITY, a rising star of K-Pop. The music video expresses their desire for victory and the race to get there; showcasing overwhelming visual beauty with dynamic movement and intense energy through “basketball” and “racing,” which are sports symbolizing speed. EXY from Cosmic Girls (WJSN) was in charge of writing the lyrics, and Korean hitmaker Ryan S. Jhun (Twice, Red Velvet) participated in the production. Since their debut in April of only last year, CRAVITY has marked their relentless movement, sweeping the rookie of the year awards at various music awards ceremonies in Korea. Even with only two albums, their achievements were more than enough to show their presence in the K-pop scene, giving them the title ‘2020 super rookie.’

Artist: SAYHDE – Track: Live Like This

Heather Porcaro shares new single “I Wanna Know;”

Heather Porcaro’s spellbinding new single first emerged years ago, during a time fraught with tension, violence, and disunity. Years later, it’s chilling resonance made 2021 a perfect time to reconsider the track through our current lens. Now, the remixed, remastered release of “I Wanna Know,” predicts a rebellious and fun forthcoming album rich with modern perspectives, timeless heartache, and tales urgent for contemporary ears.

New Video! Henny Holyfield “Win”

Henny Holyfield shows us all how its done on his latest release. With Mistah F.A.B in imperious form, ‘Win (Remix)‘ is an exciting new Hip Hop track and this is the story of a man that wants others to do well. This is a selfless emcee that is one of the good guys, in an often ego-driven industry.

MASTERIA & Valy Mo Arrive on New Noise with Laser-Focused “Late At Night”

Hailed as one of Your EDM’s “Top 40 Artists To Watch for 2021,” MASTERIA continues to entice fans and critics with his bass-forward breed of house music. “Late At Night” follows a fruitful year for the rising Detroit-based producer, which included releases on Mau5trap x Insomniac Records and Tchami’s Confession. In November, his single “Do It” alongside AceMyth hit #5 on 1001Tracklists’ Most Heard Chart, proving that listeners can’t get enough of his gritty soundscapes. MASTERIA wrapped the year with performances on InsomniacTV, to celebrate the launch of Dr. Fresch’s House Call Records, and at GriZ’s annual The 12 Days of GRiZMAS.

POOLS ‘Walk’ Live

POOLS (Fredrik Forell and Arvid Hällagård) are a sublime, Swedish electro-folk duo. Their live rendition of ‘Walk’ adds unforeseen transparency to the newly released and tender single. Depicted through their raw performance of the evocative requiem, it demonstrates an unadulterated outpour of emotion; ‘Walk’ is a portrait of loss and rumination.

Young Dolph Shares “Large Amount” from Rich Slave (Deluxe), Out Friday 1/22

Fiercely independent and proud of his mogul status, Young Dolph does everything big. Today, Dolph officially announces Rich Slave (Deluxe), an expanded version of his acclaimed 2020 album. Adding 8 flex-heavy new tracks to the original 16, Rich Slave (Deluxe) features Dolph’s trademark mix of clever flexes and boisterous ad-libs, celebrating the extravagant fruits of his years of labor. The seven new songs emphasize Dolph’s connection to his hometown of Memphis, featuring guest spots from Dolph’s Paper Route EMPIRE signees Key Glock and Kenny Muney and packing in references to local food spots and neighborhood haunts. Rich Slave (Deluxe) arrives on Friday January 22nd via Paper Route EMPIRE.

Mint Julep share soft-glare new track “Black Maps”

Created slowly over a years-long span that encompassed the recording of 2019’s Stray Fantasies, wife and husband duo Hollie and Keith Kenniff are set to deliver In a Deep & Dreamless Sleep on March 19th via Western Vinyl. The new album is a distinctly hazier chapter of their technicolor pop venture Mint Julep, which the new single “Black Maps” makes clear from the outset. Check out Self-Titled for the release of the new single out today.

Keith and Hollie KenniffEmbrace the Haze onNew Mint Julep Album

Jocelyn Mackenzie Releases “Mango Leather” via Righteous Babe Ahead of Debut LP Release

Multi-faceted Brooklyn artist Jocelyn Mackenzie has released her new single “Mango Leather” today, available to stream HERE via all DSPs. The track is accompanied by a vibrant and captivating music video, which premiered today via Under the Radar and was shot entirely in Mackenzie’s bathroom during quarantine under the guidance from LA-based director and editor Joshua Kilcoyne.


The multi-platinum trapstar turnt popstar, PnB Rock, has returned with “Rose Gold” featuring the late King Von. The 2 artists built a friendship and in early 2020, connected to record the melodic street anthem shortly before Von’s untimely passing. There were also plans to make a video for the single featuring Rock and Von. In “Rose Gold,” Rock raps about his friends that have passed away: “Two tone rose gold, Cartier skeleton. I ride with my dogs whether right or wrong. I got all these scars cuz my ni**as gone. Tat em on my back and put em in my songs.”

Embrace the New Year with New & Improved Fitness Tips By Celebrity Trainer Erin Oprea

“Feeling confident and empowered is so important and something I feel really passionately about, which is why I partnered with SmileDirectClub to provide the below wellness tips to get everyone moving and smiling into the New Year. SmileDirectClub’s clear aligners have transformed many people’s lives to give them the confidence they needed to reach their fitness and wellness goals.”

Get some fresh air: With the COVID guidelines in effect, we’re all looking for new ways to stay healthy and energized, an alternative to an at-home workout is to get up and go outside! Fresh air gives you energy. I know it’s cold. That’s why we have coats and coats gloves. Pull on your coat, grab your gloves, and just start walking.

Start moving: The one piece of advice I give to anyone asking how they can start on the path to a healthier lifestyle, just start moving. People ask, “should I start with exercise or nutrition?” If you want the best answer, start with both. But one can also lead to the other. Say you have a junk food craving. If you get up and go for a walk, often that craving subsides. So without any extra effort, beyond just going for a walk, you’ve already made a more nutritious decisions for your body as you let go of that junk food dream. The more you move, the less you’re going to crave.

Kelsea Ballerini’s tip – Power of positivity: The most important tool in your fitness tool belt to get your health and wellness in check for the new year is a positive attitude! I love to laugh. I love to have fun. A good laugh burns calories and makes pretty abs. When you smile, it creates positive energy.

Smile: I always tell my clients to smile during their workouts. Smiling tricks your brain into releasing endorphins and can help you reach your fitness goals more efficiently and keep you empowered to stick to your routine. Smiling helps set you in a positive mind set to reach a goal and plays a critical role in keeping you moving when you want to give up.

Break the cycle of sitting: How often do you sit and say, now I have energy? Never. The more you sit, the more your body wants to sit. Don’t forget: Movement is a gift. Don’t look at it as a chore — take advantage of the gift. And never forget to stop smiling.

New retro-pop release from Australian Top 10 Christian Artist – Anna Waters

Following her release of Sunshine early in 2020 (#12 on the Australian Christian Music Chart), Every Need (#9) and her beautiful Christmas release Wake the Earth, Anna releases WALKIN’ ON THE WATER a song that speaks to the confidence and joy we can experience when we boldly ‘step out of the boat’ in faith.

Kathryn Grimm Releases “Best of Me” Video

Award winning recording artist Kathryn Grimm (Jeff Buckley, Bo Diddley, Michael Bolton) has done it again – she’s written yet another hook-laden anthem with a strong message that may just be life changing for some. It should not come as a surprise that she continues to crank out excellent music – not many artists can say they have shared the stage with and written with Jeff Buckley. Kathryn has always followed the beat of her own drum and through this often lonely but brazen journey she’s produced a very worthy library of memorable work. “BEST OF ME” from her newest CD “BLUES TOOLS” lives up to it’s hype. It’s infectious Blues/Rock groove is insidious and it’s message is significant.


“Desperados” entwines hip-hop and pop with airy guitars, 808s, and big screen-worthy modern outlaw themes. Flexing an expansive vocal range, nimble rhymes give way to the chorus’ instantly hummable hook. Built to turn up in the Hills or on the trail, he rides into the culture with a sizzling style of his own. The official music video for the track is currently in post-production and set to premiere in early 2021.