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New Signing Dreamers Delight Shares “Carbon” 

Today, Krafft shares “Carbon,” the first single from an upcoming EP (details TBA). The new project will combine his love of visual art and music when he releases a series of “visualizers” to accompany each track. Listeners can satiate their cravings for escape with AV journeys to colorful forests, mountains, riverbeds, and other awe-inspiring landscapes, each presided over by unique spirit animals. Speaking to EDM.com, Krafft says, “this EP has been a work in progress for over a year, and it’s incredibly humbling to release the first song and visual from the EP finally. ‘Carbon’ is a journey through the psychedelic oasis of the desert, where you’ll find all sorts of magic along the ride. I’m so excited to be able to share my dreams with the world, and I hope that everyone can feel the power of this journey.”


Today, Grammy and Emmy Award winning singer and multi-instrumentalist Harry Connick Jr releases his new album ALONE WITH MY FAITH via Universal Music’s Verve and Capitol CMG – available everywhere now. With the pandemic casting a long shadow in 2020, Connick retreated to his home studio during the lockdown and emerged with an album of new music. He arranged all of the songs, played every instrument, and sang every part. In addition to the familiar, traditional songs, Connick wrote and recorded new tracks that tell the story of his experience coping during lockdown and feeling the full spectrum of emotions that came with it.

Harry Connick Jr. Keeps The Faith On Moving New Album

Nashville Ambient Ensemble’s debut LP ‘Cerulean’ is out today on Centripetal Force!

Centripetal Force is excited to announce the release of Cerulean, the first full length recording from the Nashville Ambient Ensemble. The album is being presented in a 300 copy vinyl pressing, 100 of which will be on transparent blue vinyl and made available for preorder on February 29th. There will also be a limited CD run made available for preorder on the same date. Cerulean will be released in stores and on all major digital platforms on March 19th.


“Sticky” embodies the irresistible vocal melodies, punchy guitars, driving drums, and classic sound that fans of the band have come to adore. The song and video also give a sneak peek of what’s to come on XOXO: From Love And Anxiety In Real Time. “Sticky” is the first new material since the release of You Are OK in March 2019.

Flora Cash shares powerful new single “The Bright Lights”

Platinum-certified indie-pop duo Flora Cash has announced today’s premiere of a powerful new single. “The Bright Lights” is available now via the Swedish/American duo’s own Flower Money Records at all DSPs and streaming services.

“The Bright Lights” “is about being addicted to a hard/rough lifestyle,” says Flora Cash. “Like, live fast die young. Becoming consumed by your hedonism and the pursuit of a rush so that finally you reach some kind of bottom but there is still a light at the end of the tunnel.”

Kaz Money “Ice Cold“ [Audio Single]

“Music continues to evolve and I’ve been around long enough to see rap music go through a lot of phases. The one thing that remains true, is you either adapt or die. I found myself listening to a lot of new artists but not always appreciating their approach on how they tackle the music so i decided to take a stab at it and this quickly evolved into Ice Cold and a lot of new music i have in the pipe.”

Destiny Rogers Releases New Version of “Tomboy” Ft. Coi Leray – Listen Now!

Hailing from Lodi, CA, 21 year-old, rising singer/songwriter Destiny Rogers today releases a new version of her debut single “Tomboy” featuring New Jersey rap sensation Coi Leray.

Take a “Drive” with Country Newcomer Chase Wright

Using his degree-acquired business acumen to create waves as an independent artist with the use of social media platforms and a freewheeling approach to genre, Chase Wright releases energetic new track “Drive” on the heels of over 14 million streams since his first release six months ago. Set on rolling acres of country land with a full band, the Indiana native’s accompanying music video arrives March 23 with an exclusive American Songwriter premiere.

“With each new song, I am sharing more of who I am, and the response from fans has been great. We all might be from different walks of life, but we have a lot more in common than we think,” shares the 24-year-old. “Whether through the vulnerability of heartbreak and longing in ‘Wish You’d Miss Me’ or reveling in the moments that make you feel most alive like ‘My Kinda Morning,’ it’s been great to hear from those who relate to those experiences. It’s been very cathartic!”


Today, Protoje’s perspective on his life’s most pivotal events expands with In Search of Lost Time: Deluxe. The influential Jamaican recording artist’s groundbreaking fifth studio opus makes an encore presentation this year repackaged with new artwork and three additional tracks. “Still Blooming” (featuring Lila Iké & IzyBeats), “Still Royal” (featuring Popcaan, Pa Salieu & Toddla T) and “Righteous” continue the album’s narrative of introspection. Protoje’s latest release of music follows the 2020 launch of his first LP In Search of Lost Time for RCA Records in a partnership with his label and artist management company In.Digg.Nation Collective facilitated through Six Course Music.

Single release – MOLOSSER: Saguaro

Swedish MOLOSSER paint an electrically vibrant soundscape with downtuned acoustic guitars, vocals and drums.

ARMNHMR & Miles Away Release Heartfelt Single “One Sided (feat. Mark Klaver)”

ARMNHMR and Miles Away weave together the euphoric future bass ballad “One Sided,” fueled by shimmering soundscapes, stirring guitar melodies and Mark Klaver’s heartfelt vocals.

Caroline Kingsbury feat. Liv Slingerland Shares “Hero” Via American Songwriter, ‘Heaven’s Just A Flight’ Out April 16th on Fortune Tellers

Today, Caroline Kingsbury shares “Hero” featuring Liv Slingerland. American Songwriter premiered the track, praising it as “one of Kingsbury’s most poignant songs, addressing social injustices, grief, and finding some way to stand up again.” Heaven’s Just A Flight LP is out April 16th on Fortune Tellers Records.

Caroline Kingsbury Summons Every Flicker of Strength on “Hero”

Chonna shares debut EP inkBlot

Orange County via “a little bit of everywhere”, Texas singer songwriter Chonna unveils her debut latest inkBlot, to the world today. Each of the five autobiographical tracks are snapshots of Chonna’s frame of mind when she wrote them. We’re able to catch quick glimpses of her journey of self-discovery, battling struggles with depression and addiction among other heavy subjects.

Daily Discovery: Chonna Cristelle Offers Track-by-Track Breakdown of ‘inkBlot’


American Songwriter raved about the new song, “With an ear-candy acoustic guitar line, a driving backbeat and a tapestry of synths, wind instruments and countermelodies, ‘Clean’ is demonstrative of the duo’s knack for writing songs that are intimate, deep, inspiring and catchy all at the same time.”

On New Single, Anonymous Indie Duo Newspoke Tackles Addiction, Hope And The Demons In Your Head

Grammy-Nominated Duo SIDEPIECE Debut New Single “Temptation”

Grammy-nominated duo SIDEPIECE reveal their latest house masterpiece “Temptation,” a co-release on Diplo’s house music label Higher Ground and Parlophone’s FFRR Records. “Temptation” marks their second single to drop on Diplo’s latest imprint, following their Grammy-nominated collaborative hit “On My Mind” that debuted back in 2019.

SMOKE & MIRRORS release video for “Terror In The Shape Of Suns”

When the world stopped last March, one studio duo refused to slow down. Jeramie Kling (VENOM INC, INHUMAN CONDITION, THE ABSENCE) and Taylor Nordberg (INHUMAN CONDITION, THE ABSENCE), who own and operate Smoke & Mirrors Productions in Spring Hill, Florida, decided to embark on a “one song in one day” challenge, where they would wake up, write a song, record it, mix it, release it, all in one day. They wrote in a different sub-genre of metal each day, and to complete the album, enlisted some members of KREATOR, HEATHEN, SOILWORK, VENOM INC, MUTOID MAN, ENTRAILS, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, ARSIS, ENFORCER, WARBRINGER, ALLEGAEON, ROSS THE BOSS, GRAVE, EXHUMED, and more. In addition to this list, the duo tapped Kling’s multi-talented wife Deidra Kling to write lyrics and perform vocals on a song called “Terror In The Shape Of Suns”, which was written as their doom-band NIL. The video, which can be viewed below, was directed and cut by Deidra Kling.


Following the success of her 2019 GRAMMY®-nominated album Norman Fucking Rockwell, Lana Del Rey today releases her highly anticipated seventh studio album, Chemtrails Over The Country Club. The album, which consists of 11 songs, is co-written by Lana and Jack Antonoff. It includes a cover rendition of Joni Mitchell’s classic, ‘For Free,’ featuring singers Zella Day and Weyes Blood, along with a feature from Nikki Lane on the track ‘Breaking Up Slowly.

Tireek & Lonely Leonard Release ‘CROOKLAND’

Today, rappers Tireek and Lonely Leonard released their debut collaborative album CROOKLAND. Alongside the full-length, this weekend they will launch a CROOKLAND line of merch, with a portion of profits going to the NAACP’s Criminal Justice program.

Italian Pop Songstress and Vocal Producer Alessia Labate Drops New Single

Just one year after Alessia Labate released her debut single, the COVID-19 pandemic hit, sending the world into a virtual shutdown. But, that didn’t stop Labate. The Italian singer, songwriter, and vocal producer began releasing her music independently, which allowed her to retain some sanity during the lockdown in Milan.

Little Hurt (Colin Dieden, Ex-The Mowglis) Releases Video for “Messed Up”

Little Hurt has just released a video for the deeply personal song “Messed Up”, the focus track from his “Every Second” EP.

Little Hurt’s Colin Dieden says “Messed Up’ was a difficult story to tell while writing it, so I wanted to convey that in this video. I hadn’t done a live performance aspect in a Little Hurt video yet and I thought it could be a way to successfully convey some of the aggression I’ve felt surrounding this song.

Breakout Rapper Hulvey Teams Up With Andy Mineo For Third Single “We Against The World”, Out Now

Twenty-two-year-old hip hop artist Hulvey has teamed up with his Reach Records labelmate Andy Mineo for his new single “We Against the World” that dropped worldwide today. This is the third single Hulvey has released, gearing up for his full-length album debut titled Christopher, set to release April 9, 2021.

Astrachan Shares New Single + Video “Shorebirds” | Forthcoming Debut S/T Album Out 5/7

Today, Chicago-based artist Ben Atrachan, aka Astrachan, shares his vintage, indie-psych-folk inspired third single “Shorebirds” along with its charming self-directed video. Astrachan on “Shorebirds”: “The song started off as an experiment in trying to become a better drummer, then it turned into a single about west coast birds, old friends, and partners in crime.” The song follows the releases of his chamber pop single “Ladakh,” featured on NPR’s New Music Friday, and his folk-leaning second single “Scandal.”

Silky Smooth Vocalist Alyson Murray Releases Intimate Eight-Track Collection, ‘The AM Session’

The singer-songwriter looked inward to bring the stories within her to life. “Each song on this record brings its own character. Initially, I was concerned about the soundscape and the different motions, but I think we have created cohesiveness in the themes and each track ties to the next, presenting a ‘story-like’ result, similarly–but not as extravagantly–as Janelle Monáe’s The ArchAndroidand,” expresses Murray. Of her influences, the vocalist cites Alicia Keys, Moonchild, Robert Grasper and Phil Collins as inspirations when creating the intimate project.


After a monumental 2020 that saw Lost Frequencies release a brand new EP, ‘Cup Of Beats’, as well as his Royal invitation to perform from the rooftop of the Royal Palace in Brussels, a huge feat for any artist after an invitation from His Royal Highness in their home country, he now releases his debut Sony Music Benelux/RCA Records release with “Rise” which is out today.

NY’s O Dawg Introduces Himself To The Industry With “STUDENT OF THE GAME” LP

O Dawg aka O.D is a rapper who hails from the Flatbush section of Brooklyn with strong roots in Brownsville. His earliest encounter with Hip Hop began with his older brother Rim (Davillins, Sean Price) who taught him the fundamentals and would encourage him to write at an early age. O’s career began in 2016 with the release of his first song titled Grandslam and soon followed that up with numerous projects and videos including a premiere on Duck Down’s YouTube Channel for Vitamin Water FT Rim. In addition he has performed at a number of venues throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan including SOBS, The Delancey, Chelsea Music Hall, Knitting Factory, and other high profile nightclubs and bars.

Subhi releases stunning, intimate pop EP “Define Me”

Today we are excited to share EP from rising singer-songwriter Subhi. After achieving critical acclaim in India with her unique blend of Hindi folk and jazz, she’s shedding previous conceptions of her art and embracing moody pop ballads and glittering electronics. For the 5-songs that comprise Define Me, Subhi enlisted a talented cast of producers to build out her heartfelt compositions, infusing them with a late night dance floor energy, and widescreen synth flourishes that are sure to have you in your feelings.

PREMIERE: Rising star from India Subhi aims for the US pop scene with latest single “Wake Me Up”


With a sound oscillating between psychedelic pop and space rock, Triptides’ album Alter Echoes channels both The Byrds at their most hallucinogenic and Floyd at their most cosmically composed while creating something immediate and new.


Today, emerging 17-year-old DMV rapper YungManny releases playful new track and video “Clap For ‘Em.” Marking his first release of 2021, the track showcases YungManny spitting his signature catchy, energetic verses over a buoyant, melodic beat. It also features two of the hottest rappers – Flo Milli and Sada Baby – who add their own flare and trademark flow. The paired visual matches the fun, vibrant track and pays homage to Sir Mix-A-Lot’s classic “Baby Got Back.”