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Linda Perry Releases Music For The 1st Time in 15 Years- The Letter

Iconic Singer-Songwriter, Producer and Pop Culture shape shifter Linda Perry releases her own music for the first time in over 15 years. Perry best known for her groundbreaking song-writing career for artists such as Pink, Adelle, Christina Aguilera, etc has now set her sights on film and tv lending her musical prowess to two significant documentaries.

Linda Perry Shares the Origins of New Song “The Letter” from the kid 90 Soundtrack: Stream


Watch Japanese four-piece ATARASHII GAKKO! face off with Grand Sumo Wrestlers in their latest video for “Freaks” ft. Warren Hue. Filmed in a sumo practice stable with real professional sumos, this fun video sets to showcase the exuberant energy of the girls and the clumsy yet mighty sumo wrestlers that are unique to Japanese culture. The song itself has created a whirlwind of TikTok activity being the impetus of over 7.2 million unique videos created that have amassed over 24 Billion views.


Whitehorse’s “I Wanna Make Promises (That I Can’t Keep),” is a loping, laidback wishful think, travelling from aisle 9 to cloud 9 and back again. Today, the song gets an absurdist, mad scientist video treatment, shot in ultra slo-mo, that makes art out of all of the awkward milliseconds, reflexes and micro cringes that go unseen in reality’s standard frame rate.

Canadian Pop-R&B Chanteuse AIEYSHA HAWS Captivates with New Single, “Zodiac Signs”

Enchanted by the stars above, Canadian pop-R&B chanteuse Aieysha Haws captivates with this, her sophomore single, “Zodiac Signs” — available now!

“My inner child comes out and is making friends in this song — the kid in you never dies,” Haws shares. “I wanted to lead with playfulness, and spark a quirky conversation that was framed to everyone’s favourite topic: the Self.

Enigmatic Power Pop Artists DOUGLAS VON IRVIN’S CARNIVAL Lift the Veil on “Punk Rock Heart” with New Release

The latest to land ahead of the garage-pop pioneers’ forthcoming album, Meet the Monster, this May, “the song was born a couple of years ago while working on a song’s chorus about my mean-eyed cat,” lead singer Douglas Von Irvin divulges. “Later, while on vacation in Las Vegas, my mother surprised me by throwing me into a songwriting class hosted by Gene Simmons.

Guided By Voices Shares “Trust Them Now” Via Brooklyn Vegan

Today, Guided By Voices share “Trust Them Now,” the second single off their upcoming LP Earth Man Blues, due out April 30th on Rockathon Records. Brooklyn Vegan premiered the track.

The 33rd Guided By Voices album, Earth Man Blues, is a magical cinematic rock album, full of dramatic and surreal twists and turns. Lyrics and liner notes trace the growth of young Harold Admore Harold through a coming of age and a reckoning with darkness. Vivid scenes appear: snapshots of youth, fantastical nightmares, unknown worlds.

Beanz Came From the Basement and She’s Headed For the Top Floor

With a booming voice and an uncompromising attitude, Beanz won’t stop working ’til she reaches the top. Sharing a freestyle video for her fans, the Pennsylvania native opens up with “Basement.” Rhyming over hypnotic flutes and booming bass from star producer Wheezy, Beanz takes a moment to take shots at haters as she celebrates her ability to by a new whip for her mom: “I desire for more, that’s why I get mine/When I be out workin’, you inside, bedtime/I don’t see a limit goin’ farther than the end line.” In the video for “Basement,” the proud East Coaster continues to enoy her vacation to sunny California, as she rides escalators to symbolize her rising career path. “Basement” quickly follows last week’s release of “Crackin’,” produced by JetsonMade, and the freestyle video for “Waves,” which featured a cameo appearance from Bay Area sound architect P-Lo, who produced the track.

THE ANTIKAROSHI: German Rock Trio Issues Video For “Requiem for R. S.” I

German avant/post-rock trio THE ANTIKAROSHI is preparing for the April release of their fifth LP, Extract.Transform.Debase, once again through their allies at Exile On Mainstream. With the album’s release growing near, a video for its heartfelt and deeply motivated first single, “Requiem for R. S.,” has been issued.

Radio Days Unveil New Single From Upcoming LP on Sounds Rad

Radio Days are a powerpop trio hailing from Milan, Italy who have been on the scene since 2008, playing in their current line up since 2015. They are an ideal mix of Beatlesque melodies of the 60s and 70s punk energy; combining the sounds of early Elvis Costello, the Rubinoos’ vocal harmonies, Big Stars’ scratching determination and the Knacks’ easy listening melodies. You can watch a video for their new single, “Lose Control”, now.


With March Madness upon us, Coors Light brings some couch comfort with their latest ‘Made To Chill’ series TV spot. Coors Light selected Johnny Lee’s “Lookin’ For Love” as the soundtrack to their :15 ad featuring a couple taking in a basketball game in a home that has obvious evidence of long-quarantined clutter. On the Coors Light YouTube channel, they say, “It’s time to say goodbye to all of the hobbies that didn’t keep you chill last year, and welcome back your one true love: beer and basketball.”

Rising Sydney indie pop artist Taylor B-W releases new single ‘Nunchucks’

As her first release for 2021, ‘Nunchucks’ is a great introduction to Taylor B-W for newcomers though for fans who have been following the talented artist, this is simply a fired up new addition to a strongly growing body of work.

Indie Pop Act Willa Amai Unveils Video from Hulu’s kid 90

Linda Perry’s Artist Willa Amai Releases New Video THE SHOW. THE SHOW appears in the Hulu Documentary kid 90 and will appear on the upcoming soundtrack that was scored by Linda Perry. As a teenager in the ’90s, Soleil Moon Frye carried a video camera everywhere she went, documenting her friends as they grew up in Hollywood and New York City. Kid 90 explores how sometimes we need to look back to find our way forward.

NYC Singer-songwriter Kate Schutt releases new single “Fight the Good Fight”

Award winning jazz-pop singer songwriter Kate Schutt rolls out her new single, “Fight the Good Fight,” from her upcoming album, Bright Nowhere. The album is a musical tribute to her mother who passed away from ovarian cancer in 2015. “Fight the Good Fight” is out now on Spotify and all other digital platforms. The full album emerges on April 30th, in time for Mother’s Day.

Wavy Trees Scream “I Wanna Go Out” With Debut Release

If Wayne’s World and Bill & Ted’s Excellent adventure collided in an alternate reality House party, Los Angeles based Wavy Trees would be the band playing in the back yard. The cosmic bartender at this gathering would be mixing swaggering rock riffs with the attitude and energy of garage-punk, dumping it into a shaker and pouring out a potent cocktail of we-could-give-a-damn fun. With the release of debut track “I Wanna Go Out” they are declaring themselves to the world with the perfect anthem for the pent-up frustration that so many are feeling after being in pandemic lockdown for more than a year. Life is short – so Wavy Trees wants to have a good time while they are here, and they hope you come along for the ride.

Grids & Dots release debut EP, What Happens To Friendships

Sydney indie outfit Grids & Dots today reach a career touchstone: the release of their debut EP. The seven track record, What Happens To Friendships, captures the energy of Grids & Dots beautifully.

Blending a myriad of influences across the indie and shoegaze soundscapes, the music is melodic and colourful, driven by striking lyricism and storytelling.

Artist: MoneyyMike – Track: IDKYNM

Track Is Called “IDKYNM” meaning I Don’t Know You No More. It’s About Having A Relationship With Someone Then They Suddenly Start To Change Within Their Character. The song is Pure Talent And You Will Feel It Word For Word. Every Aspect Of The Song From Start To Finish.

Em Nacirema drops “Timeless” visuals

Em Nacirema, a hip-hop artist from Queens, Jamaica, puts his musical talents in full force in 2021 as he looks to develop his career. Nacirema is a laid-back artist who makes vibey music that everyone can enjoy. His most recent release, “Timeless,” has been getting recognition in the industry and ranks at #7 on iTunes Belgium charts.

Jet Jaguar Stream New Video – “No Surrender”

After much success from their highly anticipated debut album “Endless Nights”, Mayan power metal powerhouse Jet Jaguar planned to release a video for their larger than life track – “No Surrender”, but like everything else in this world, things became complicated due to Covid–19. Filming became impossible and production came to a hault. After some time, opportunity presented itself again and Jet Jaguar pounced.

“No Surrender” by Jet Jaguar is now streaming in multiple languages and can be viewed at these locations:

JET JAGUAR Offer Old-School Mexican Metal With "No Surrender"


On a plane of existence far removed from ours, H3000 is the new musical project from Luke Steele (Empire Of The Sun, The Sleepy Jackson) and Jarrad Rogers (Charli XCX, Lana Del Rey), which seeks to tune the heart to a Year 3000 frequency where profound imagery and a melodic anchor challenge the listener to make a connection.

Sarah Yagki returns with new single ‘Shared Eyes’

Sydney songwriter Sarah Yagki today releases her second single for 2021 in ‘Shared Eyes’. Following on from January’s striking track ‘This Won’t Hurt’, the latest from Yagki is another strong effort from one of Sydney’s freshest new voices.

‘Shared Eyes’ – like previous Sarah Yagki material – sees the artist play with darker pop sounds, threading drama through arrangement built on rhythm, seductive grooves and stirring vocals. Yagki’s grasp on melody and her richness in tone makes ‘Shared Eyes’ her most refined effort to date.

New York indie outfit HOKO release debut EP project Heathen, featuring epic single ‘Big Mistake’

Making their mark early for a fusion of sounds and genres, New York band HOKO now present their first fully realised collection of material, announcing their debut project, HEATHEN.

Inspired by a diverse range of experiences lived and sonic influences loved, the band has brought it all together in fleshing out eight tracks that represent their artistry in vivid colour. From it, fans have already gotten a taste of Heathen in 2020’s ‘Candy Eyes’, ‘Hellogoodbye’, ‘Honest’ and ‘OK OK’. Today, a new dose of energy from it drops in HOKO’s new single, ‘Big Mistake’.