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Following the release of his fourth studio album on Friday, Quinn XCII has unveiled a brand new visual for his favorite album track “Hey, Goodbye.” The one-take video was shot in the gorgeous seaside town of Newport, Rhode Island where the album was created – watch HERE.

Vision of Disorder’s Tim Williams Returns With His New Band, Rollin’ Coffin

Rollin’ Coffin is the brainchild of former Bloodsimple & Vision of Disorder frontman Tim Williams. The new band is poised to release their debut single, “Runaway”, on April 2nd through Static Era Records and produced by Jon Markson (Drug Church, Such Gold).

“Runaway” comes at you with a driving sound that is very different from the aggressive metal stylings that you would expect from Williams. The band pays homage to its early influences by using a blend of classic and indie garage rock, that evokes a 90’s grunge feel with a modern alternative rock sound. Don’t get it twisted, though. Rollin’ Coffin are doing their own thing and have found a contemporary sound that’s all it’s own.

Haviah Mighty Reconnects with TOBi for “Good On My Own Tonight”

Closing in on one year since the start of this global pandemic, in between all the isolation and space, Haviah Mighty’s new single, “Good On My Own Tonight feat. TOBi” arrives in divine timing. It’s subtle in its power, which is fully unleashed when the trap beat drops in the outtro and reflected in her sharp as knives verses. Learn more about Haviah’s inspiration behind the song via Consequence’s Origins which premiered earlier today.

Haviah Mighty Shares Origins of New Song “Good on My Own Tonight” Featuring TOBi: Stream

Smile – Björn Yttling & Joakim Åhlund – Return After 8 Years with New Music!

Smile – the pet project of Björn Yttling and Joakim Åhlund – has returned with their first new music in more than eight years, releasing new single “Kylie” b/w “Different Kind of Fog” on March 5th via Chimp Limbs/Ingrid. “Kylie” is a beautifully dreamy, cinematic track reminiscent of Ennio Morricone’s soundtracks, but also with a driving beat that makes you think of the groovier side of krautrock acts such as Can or Neu! It’s also the first release from the upcoming new Smile album, due out late spring of 2021.


In speaking about the track, CANNONS say: “We’re excited to share our new single ‘Bad Dream’ and hope you find yourself connecting to it as much as we have been during this time of such uncertainty in the world.”

Young Dolph & Key Glock Get Frosty in the Video for “Aspen”

Young Dolph and Key Glock are a dynamic duo, one-upping each other’s flexes with humor and panache. Taking a luxurious vacation to the Rocky Mountains, the Paper Route EMPIRE rappers share “Aspen,” their new music video. Produced by Bandplay, who makes a cameo in the video, “Aspen” is a bright and soulful single about ballin’ out in Colorado’s ritziest mountain town. Directed by Dolph himself, using the Paper Route Pictures moniker, the “Aspen” video deposits the Memphis natives in a spacious slope-side chalet with some beautiful women for company. The two rappers partake in a variety of winter weather activities, from snowball fights, to snowmobiling, and snowboarding (of course Dolph has Moncler ski goggles). Key Glock even makes a trip to a petting zoo to interact with his fellow goats. “Aspen” is the first video from the upcoming Dum and Dummer 2.

REALITY GREY Release Video “Multidimensional Hollow” Off “Beneath This Crown”

The current form of Reality Grey is melodic, catchy, and aggressive. With the first single from “Beneath This Crown” they are reintroducing themselves to the world with the most progressive song on the album. “Multidimensional Hollow”, complete with a lyric video available on YouTube, is very melodic and complex featuring fast guitar solos and an epic finale. Guitarist Anto Addabbo describes his thoughts on the track:

REALITY GREY Offers Synthy Ambient New Track "Multidimensional Hollow"

[Follow Up] Newfoundland folk duo, Quote the Raven, release their new single called “Home is Worth the Blues” and the official music video

“Home is Worth the Blues” is dedicated to the people who are working to live – the working class who gives it their all every day at a job that helps them survive and live within the world. The lyrics tell the story of how home is the positive place in our lives that make our day jobs worth while. The home symbolizes why individuals work so hard – to provide and create a foundation for themselves and their families. The strum of the guitars mixed with soft, yet powerful vocals will instill listeners with feelings of positivity, strength and hope. Quote the Raven wants this single to inspire listeners to continue their daily grind knowing at the end of the day they get to come home to loved ones, relaxation and to remember why working tirelessly is all worth it.

Revolver Premieres New Shiva the Destructor Song “Hydronaut”

Progressive heavy psych group Shiva the Destructor plays sprawling, spiraling rock music that is superbly crafted for maximum atmospheric flow. Hailing from Kyiv, Ukraine, the formidable four-piece is a band of true compositional ambition. Shiva the Destructor will release the new full-length LP, ‘Find the Others’, on March 26 via Robustfellow Productions –

Ship Thieves Releases New Song “The Embers Of Enlightenment!”

Hailing from the modern punk rock capital of the world known as Gainesville, Florida, Ship Thieves return with their fourth full-length album, Irruption, on Chunksaah Records and it will be available everywhere on March 12th.

Fronted by Chris Wollard (Hot Water Music), the band also features veterans bassist Chad Darby (Samiam), guitarist Addison Burns (Quit, The Enablers), and Bobby Brown (The Enablers).

Brooklyn’s Phantom Wave Share Video “Depth Charge” in Celebration of Next Week’s LP Release

Phantom Wave lives in the difference between propulsive drive and radiant fluidity. Taking inspirations from indie rock, shoegaze and dream pop, the band focuses on creating dynamic songs with an altered organic feel. Phantom Wave is comprised of core members Ian Carpenter (guitar, vocals) and Rachel Fischer (drums). Formed in 2017 through a meeting in Brooklyn, NY the two blended musical pasts through a chain of fuzz, reverb and delay. The band was gigging regularly in the NYC/Brooklyn area prior to the pandemic, and recently recorded their first LP titled Wilds. While releasing this album they continue to work on writing new music, wearing face masks and eating burritos (not at the same time).

Chayla – The sound of silence (New Release)

She says : “Music always has been my intimate passion, “hidden” from everyone. But one day, your way joins others and it becomes a real project, an evidence. That’s why I always say : turn your dreams into reality, don’t be afraid to be different and want something different. I’m Chayla, I’m from Brussels and I want to tell you my story”


Renowned bass music artist and Montreal native, SNAILS, has released his highly-anticipated new SLIME TIME EP, which is out today on all digital streaming platforms. The 3-track offering marks a return to the international DJ and producer’s musical roots — the metal-inspired sub-genre he created and his fans dubbed as “Vomitstep.”

Alt-Rock Virtuoso & Self-Proclaimed Recluse BRANDON CHILD Reflects on Lost Love in New Single “Time”

Four months after releasing his highly-anticipated sophomore single, Brandon Child — the Toronto-raised alt-rock/pop musician — is back with a surprise, brand-new single all about getting over an ex-lover. It’s called “Time” and it shows that even though he’s new to the scene, Brandon is a force to be reckoned with.

TEKE::TEKE’s Psychedelic “Yoru Ni” (Kill Rock Stars)

It’s off their debut album Shirushi, (out May 7 via Kill Rock Stars) named after the Japanese practice of kintsugi — the art of mending broken pottery by fusing the pieces back together with seams of gold, silver or platinum lacquer. The album glues together these pieces of classic Japanese balladry, surf rock, psychedelia, and more into sounds that wouldn’t be out of place in a Tarantino movie…

Everything Everything Release new Single and Video, ‘Supernormal’

Alongside the new song, the band releases yet another innovative music video, created by the band’s own Jonathan Higgs, who also steered the videos for RE-ANIMATOR cuts “In Birdsong”, “Planets” and “Arch Enemy” last year. The video for “Supernormal” is a testament to Higgs’ newfound digital animation skills; crafted and refined throughout the global pandemic, using software such as Blender, Mixamo, and MakeHuman.


Dave Wilbert Releases Traditional Country Single, “It’s All Yours”

Traditional Country music singer/songwriter, Dave Wilbert, has released his new single, “It’s All Yours,” to radio and all digital music platforms. The song was written by Phil O’Donnell, Kendell Marvell and Noah Gordon, produced by Grammy winning songwriter Kerry Kurt Phillips (George Jones, Joe Diffie and Tim McGraw) and recorded at County Q Productions. Wilbert has teamed up with GrassRoots Promotions to advance the song on radio charts and bring awareness through social promotions. “It’s All Yours” is available for streaming and download on all digital music platforms including Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Pandora and more here.

French Korean Songstress spill tab Releases “PISTOLWHIP” With Video

Today, French Korean singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, spill tab, aka Claire Chicha, releases her new song “PISTOLWHIP” which arrives with an accompanying music video, featuring spill tab riding a dirt bike for the first time. Out via Arista Records, the song inserts dreamy vocals into a sparse “piano with a Westworld vibe.” On the track, she plays bass and helped with vocal production alongside chief collaborator and production partner, David Marinelli. Zane Lowe is supporting the track on release day and she was also confirmed to participate in VEVO’s DSCVR Artists To Watch 2021 program, with previous alumni including Kiana Lede and Tate McRae.

Rock ‘n Roll Songwriter Seth Kessel Announces Video/Single and Reminisces of the Days of Touring the World via V13.net

” Skillfully moulding a throwback-heavy sound into something that still has a modern flair to it, Kessel is functioning at peak level performance on his latest single “Everybody Misses Me,” a fun, catchy little tune that you could picture being played by a bunch of guys in matching suits, providing the soundtrack for the high school dance in a film about the 1960s. It’s an easy-to-like song that will have you doing your best impression of Kessel’s vintage, twangy voice all day, singing “everybody misses me but my missus.” – V13.net

Behind The Video: Seth Kessel Details the Making of His “Let That Train Roll By” Music Video

The L.A. Maybe “Sucker Punch” Music Video

The L.A. Maybe, fronted by lead singer Alvi Robinson, made famous when he was nearly selected to front the legendary band AC/DC in 2016–have released the official music video for their second single. “Sucker Punch.”

SKOPE || Jon Worthy Becomes The Joker in New Music Video

The well-produced music video for “Don’t You Feel It” makes an excellent visual representation of the song’s theme of unreciprocated love as Worthy plays the role of the infamous Joker character. “In some ways, I related to a lot of the character’s inner demons of not being noticed or fully desired. This song seemed like a perfect landscape to portray that character in my own way with my music,” shares Worthy. “Joker, like most people, just wants love. When we don’t get that emotion in return we find ourselves asking, don’t you feel it too?”

A CRIME CALLED Release Official Music Video for “Drown”

Italy based, alternative rock quartet A CRIME CALLED has released the official music video for “Drown,” off of their newly released album, A New Path.

“’Drown’ is the result of an intercontinental travel; tthe video is shot in a former asylum, and the images give a feeling of abandonment and claustrophobia, which works against the meaning of the song. The concept is to resist, to try not to drown, maybe finding someone who is a salvation and a hope for you.” – A CRIME CALLED

AMAMMOTH: Aussie sludge/stoner/doom group releases new single; LP ‘The Fire Above’ nears release via Electric Valley Records

Electric Valley Records is over a week away from unleashing Amammoth’s debut album, The Fire Above. The Sydney sludgy stoner/doom unit has teamed up with 666MrDoom to stream a new track “Shadows” from the album.

Nick Waterhouse shares new single “B. Santa Ana, 1986”

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic work The Great Gatsby came to represent the Roaring Twenties, an era of decadence and spiritual vacuousness, using the color green to represent longing and hope for the future. Nick Waterhouse takes the color blue as his hue of choice as he takes a spiritual look to the past on new album Promenade Blue due out April 9 on Innovative Leisure. It’s not Gatsby’s New York in the 1920s, it’s Waterhouse’s California in the 2020s.

New Music: Flynn Marks previews his new EP with the sweeping new single ‘Waiting For Us’, out today

Much like his work to date, ‘Waiting For Us’ sees him conjure a simple and stripped-back aesthetic, allowing us to truly appreciate his rich and uplifting vocal performance. Using little more than an acoustic guitar and his own spectacular voice, his newest delight sets the stage for his upcoming EP release and spells huge promise for what we can expect in the months ahead.

Introducing Molly Burman | Listen to debut single “Fool Me With Flattery”

Some people are drawn to songwriting, and some have simply never known to do any different.

The North London 19 year old Molly Burman grew up in an inherently musical family, with both parents gigging musicians, her Irish mother singing with Shane MacGowan of The Pogues and her father performing in bands alongside members of Bow Wow Wow and Sex Pistols.

Molly began prodigiously writing and recording music herself from her mid-teens, self-producing her own material and writing ever-personal lyrics that have been never anything less than an unflinching, honest take on her life at that point.

OUT NOW: Joel Wells returns with the pulsing “Asleep Awake”

After some time writing, recording and working on audiovisual installation projects, London-based artist/producer Joel Wells returns with the first of a new series of multidisciplinary releases/works with interconnected artwork, typography, video and riso art prints. The first single is “Asleep Awake” and it’s out today.

BETWEEN FRIENDS “shiny” / “tape 001”

Savannah and Brandon Hudson have been steeped in the city’s creative community from a young age, their kinetic relationship with one another helping create sultry, left-brain bedroom pop. With an artful music video directed by Kevin Clark (Flatbush Zombies, Sir Sly), what emerges is a remarkable sense of emotional openness and a distinctly LA brand of suburban, DIY creativity. Their blend of art and synth has seen them build a significant reputation in a short space of time, racing to over 1.3M listeners on Spotify alone.


New York based creative studio Art Camp, Danae Gosset & Danica Tan directed and animated the video based on 4000 pages of hand drawn art to accompany Boys Noize and Kelsey Lu’s first musical collaboration. The “Ride or Die” NFT auction opens on Sunday March, 14 at 7pm GMT and closes at 11pm GMT time on Monday, March 15. After the auction, the song will be released everywhere on Wednesday, March 17 at 5PM GMT along with the full-length video on Youtube. Following Ridha´s 2020 NFT releases under his experimental project PVNX, the “Ride or Die” NFT is the first to bear the BOYS NOIZE name.

 Boys Noize & Kelsey Lu announce Ride Or Die ft. Chilly Gonzales

Experimental label Airfono’s finest, Turfu unveil a surreal and colourful ‘trance gathering’ video for latest single ‘Astrale Nouba’

Futuristic French duo Turfu unveil a very colourful and surreal video to their a brand new single ‘Astrale Nouba’ featuring the vocals of award winning Scottish folk artist Kate Young The track is out now via Airfono- a label dedicated to original, spectacular, and virtuoso projects with the ambition to record a mix of live energy, futuristic grooves, and festive spirit. From jazz to techno, Airfono is a home for experimentation and musical freedom. The label is driven by the producer and artistic director, Julien Princiaux and embodies a wild, gregarious and heterodox perception of music.

Listen: Alternative hip-hop rising star Dylan Cartlidge new track ‘Anything Could Happen’

Premiered last night by Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1, ‘Anything Could Happen’ is the upbeat release from North-East England’s alternative hip-hop and indie crossover rising star Dylan Cartlidge. The track is the first offering from Dylan’s collaboration with producer Eg White (Adele, Florence + The Machine, Sam Smith).

LOW ISLAND – Release “I Do It For You” (feat T.E.E.D.) || Album – out 16 April

Today, Oxford ​quartet ​LOW ISLAND release new single ​’I Do It For You’ ​, ahead of their highly anticipated debut album ​’If You Could Have It All Again’ ​-​ ​out ​April​ ​16th​ via ​Emotional Interference​.

Alternative hip-hop Dylan Cartlidge ‘Anything Could Happen’ out now

Dylan wrote the track during the most recent lockdown after having spent 7 months shielding at home in Middlesbrough. It’s wholesome, uplifting alternative hip-hop with a gospel influence carrying a message that with positive steps taken each day, ‘Anything Could Happen’.