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Acclaimed Canadian Country Artist Lindsay Adamson’s New Single “He Ain’t Worth The Makeup”

The new single is an ode to those dating during the pandemic. “Dating is never easy, especially during a global pandemic. We all have been in the situation where we finalize the last touches of our makeup and slipped on a classy, yet sexy date night outfit, then BOOM… ghosted,” she told Celeb Secret Country.

Country Artist Lindsay Adamson Delivers A Girl Power Anthem With New Single “He Ain’t Worth The Makeup” (Premiere)

Jordy Benattar – “Falling” OUT NOW!

“Falling” is a prelude to what’s to come.

I wanted to create a dreamy, romantic mood, and at the same time, capture the timidity and shyness we feel when it comes to turning a friendship into something more.

This song lays bare the mental seesaw we all experience when pondering, resisting, and falling into life’s best (and most vulnerable) adventure. It’s easy to write about butterflies in your stomach; they just flutter right out of you.

MONKEY MIND – single “Upheaval” from upcoming album “Breakdown”.

Monkey Mind was formed in Autumn 2016 in Nicosia, Cyprus by guitarist Andreas Georgiou and vocalist Christodoulos Pavlides who had previously coexisted on several different bands since 2009. With the addition of drummer Doros Kyprianou and bassist Chris T. Monkey Mind are currently in the process of releasing their debut full-length album ‘Breakdown’ which is expected in the first half of 2021.


Ayzha Nyree bobs and weaves between R&B, rap, and pop with a red-hot signature style of her own. Born in Fredericksburg, VA and based in Los Angeles now, the singer, songwriter, and artist initially built up a massive audience on Tik Tok after her remix of Chris Brown’s “No Guidance” went viral to the tune of 60 million YouTube views and 2.5 million Tik Tok creates. She also recently lent her voice to “Issues” a standout from Day Lee’s debut EP, Way of Vol. 2. Signed to Republic Records, she’s primed to make a major impact.

Out Today! “Fearless” from Centineo & Niles Mason (David Guetta, Afrojack, Hardwell)

Centineo’s new single, “Fearless” is the next best thing and will inspire you to dance your face off all night, even if it’s in your living room with a few friends. Because the best thing we can do moving forward, is to live fearlessly. Which is exactly what Tim Centineo did to get Hardwell to support his music. (He can tell you details but it involves airport security, Hardwell’s parents and the Spinnin’ Pool Party at Winter Music Conference.)

Ashley McBryde Premieres Live Music Video for Current Single “Martha Divine” with CMT

Four-time GRAMMY nominee Ashley McBryde premieres her new video for a special live performance of current single “Martha Divine” from her upcoming live EP Never Will: Live From A Distance, today on CMT, CMT Music and CMT.com. “Martha Divine – Live” is available everywhere now, with the EP arriving Friday, May 28.

McBryde offers fans “a taste of what they would have seen had the world not changed so much,” she shared with CMT. “Man, did it feel good to strap on the guitar and see my guys and just play, but we cannot wait to do it again with our incredible fans in person soon.”

The Dramedy Shares New Song ‘Parasite’

The Dramedy is the creative outlet of frontman, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and producer, Dave Dramedy. Dave says he has been actively playing in bands for a little over fifteen years: “A couple of them were my own creation pre-Dramedy, the rest have been other people’s bands”, he explains. “Most, if not all, have been in the genres of punk, post-punk, industrial rock, alternative and hard rock.”Until now, The Dramedy has remained a well-kept secret, but fans of the darker end of the musical spectrum might already be familiar with Dave’s credentials.

Noah Young releases new EP ‘Absolutions’

Rising star New Orleans bassist Noah Young’s new EP ‘Absolutions’ is a 4 track journey into Young’s addictive and original blend of indie – funk – fusion that is full of melodic hooks and rhythmic surprises. Young’s bass lines provide the foundational carpet of the album, allowing the arrangements to bloom and leaving space for featured guest appearances to take center stage. The cathartic music is laced with rock textures and jazz improvisational aesthetics, creating a mood that lingers with you throughout the day. You can expect more new music from Noah Young in 2021 on Bubble Bath Records.

Kaiti Jones’s Sophomore LP Tossed is Out Today

Produced and engineered by Future Teens’ Daniel Radin, the 9-track set is a sublime bridge of folk and indie rock following her 2017 debut, Vows, which KUTX says “drew affectionate comparisons to the flawed, human rock of Sharon Van Etten and Julia Jacklin.” Jones’s songs are rooted in existential angst or failed romances that grew into retrospective anecdotes, some evolving over years as she carefully crafted each lyric and fleshed out the story she wanted to tell. Vanyaland explains, “Tossed captures a hundred opposing sentiments with a diary-like approach to lyricism,” going on to note that “the album shares a soulful gateway to folk music for unsuspecting but staunch pop-rock lovers.” WBUR’s The ARTery adds, “Jones relates her story in plain language. With each verse, she describes a new scene, and with each scene, finds the poignance in some ordinary observation…This is Jones’ gift as a songwriter: to find the metaphor in the mundane, the drama in the everyday.”

ATEEZ Releases ZERO : FEVER Part.2; New Music Video For “Fireworks (I’m The One)”

Ever since their debut of their “TREASURE” series, ATEEZ has been applauded for their unique universe storytelling, where the members of the band had embarked on a journey in search of the treasure. Last year, the band opened a new chapter to yet another series; this time titled “FEVER.” Their unique storytelling is consistently acclaimed as it stands out amongst other K-Pop acts.

Kaitlyn Myers Reveals Soulful Single + Video for “Technicolor”

Philadelphia based singer-songwriter, Kaitlyn Myers, takes inspiration from the vintage sounds of Motown and soul, but adds the modern rhythms of today’s pop music. Her passion for mental health and social justice are vividly reflected in her lyrics. In her debut EP, “Chasing Dopamine” (produced by Shannon McArthur), Kaitlyn discusses her trifles with depersonalization and anxiety throughout all five songs. In her more recent single, “Star Spangled Revolution”, she modified the American National Anthem to represent the Black Lives Matter Movement, donating all proceeds to organizations that support the cause (Learn More under the Activism tab). She is currently writing more original music and looks forward to more releases this Spring.

Grammy Winner Judith Hill Releases New Album Baby I’m Hollywood!

Grammy-winning artist Judith Hill has released her new studio album Baby, I’m Hollywood! via Regime Music Group. The 13-track record is a vibrant, defiant personal statement, a thorough excursion into the annals of Black music: past, present and future. Rich in throwback soul, stunning piano balladry, and swaggering psychedelic funk, the self-produced Baby, I’m Hollywood finds Hill liberated, focused and reborn. Bolstered by a spirited live band and her new attitude, she ruminates on pleasure, pain, celebration, and consequences, all of which inform this collection of finely-crafted stories-in-song. Listen HERE.

Kick Off The Weekend With Dutch Alt-Rock Group Queen’s Pleasure’s New Single “Alex Sender”!

QUEENS PLEASURE on “Alex Sender” — “I find it fascinating how people can be so self-obsessed. ‘Alex Sender’ is a song about how I view people who don’t care about one another or me, but only about themselves. I wanna prove to those people that I, too, can be interesting, funny, social, and nice.’

Eden Prince Reworks Siedah Garrett’s Classic Hit ‘Do You Want It Right Now’ OUT NOW

UK house producer Eden Prince re-imagines Siedah Garrett’s 1985 classic ‘Do You Want It Right Now’, giving it a fresh dance edge while paying homage to the original. The 2021 edit highlights Siedah Garrett’s distinct and powerful vocals, while Eden Prince reworks the bassline and adds the energetic house flair he is best known for.

OMB PEEZY Releases New Album TOO DEEP FOR TEARS Ft. Jacquees, King Von, Blac Youngsta, + New Music Video   

Today rapper OMB Peezy releases his highly-anticipated new album Too Deep For Tears. The 16 track album features previously released singles “Big Homie (Remix) ft. King Von & Jackboy, “Dope Boy” ft. Rylo Rodriguez, and “Love Is Blind”, as well as new a newly released music video for “Right Here”, where Peezy gets an assist from the self-proclaimed King of R&B Jacquees –

New Music: Shpongle Releases “Carnival of Peculiarities EP” | Out Today

Shpongle kicks off 2021 with the release of their Carnival Of Peculiarities EP, a seamless flow of three genre-defying tracks that will tickle your auditory receptors and stimulate your neuronal connections.

This extraordinary sonic voyage features the vivid storytelling, evocative harmonic fabric, and unique fusion of electronic and organic instruments that have made the name Shpongle synonymous with cutting-edge electronica, pushing the limits of musical creativity even beyond barriers already broken by this legendary project.

Graham Sharp Makes Solo Debut with ‘Truer Picture’

Graham Sharp, the singer/banjoist, chief songwriter, and founding member of the GRAMMY-winning Steep Canyon Rangers, is set to make his solo debut with Truer Picture on Yep Roc Records. The album’s digital release is set for May 7, with CD and LP to follow July 9. Directed and edited by Wade Sharp, Graham’s son, the video for the first single, “Generation Blues,” is out today.

Hanalei (ex-The Ghost/Great Apes) “Steep Ravine”

“Steep Ravine” by Hanalei is now available on all of your preferred digital providers. This is the last single from Black Snow which releases next Friday on A-F Records. The song draws parallels between the loss of love and the loss of the environment. It’s a beautiful slow-burn built on shimmering guitar work and vocal harmonies.

Intrinzik Releases Animated Rap Rock Video For Dinosaurs

Intrinzik has attacked the hip-hop scene with a rare ferocity and an old-school punk-rock “do it yourself” work ethic that has helped him ascend in a flailing music business. Coming up in the Phoenix-based hip-hop scene allowed Intrinzik to develop his explosive stage presence opening for the likes of Tech N9ne, Bone Thugs N’ Harmony, ICP and others. Throughout the years, Intrinzik has released more than a dozen independent releases and collaborated with legends like the late Proof of D12, Cappadonna, Wrekonize, Johnny Richter, Madchild, Axe Murder Boyz and The Dirtball.

Spoken Word Singer-Songwriter Ben Zaidi Signs To Nettwerk; Shares Acoustic Version Of “3,000 Miles From Home”      

Today, he shares an acoustic version of his popular track, “3,000 Miles From Home.” Ben explains, “Growing up in Seattle, you get uneasy when the sun shines for too long. I moved from Seattle to Brooklyn a few years ago, and over the past few years have spent a lot of time on the road & out in California (where I’m writing this now). It’s strange the things you miss when you’re away from the place you grew up. It’s not always the happy things. Like when a person leaves your life, sometimes the things you miss about them are their little flaws or annoying habits. I guess that’s how I feel about rain, and its grey, melancholy smell. I guess that’s why I wrote ‘3,000 miles from home, but I can smell it when it rains.’ When it rains, it doesn’t matter where I find myself––for a moment, it’s like coming home.”

Jeris Johnson x Bring Me The Horizon unveil remix “Can You Feel My Heart”    

“I’ve said it before and I’ll say it until my last dying breath. The power of TikTok and the internet is unmatched. This just keeps happening to me over and over again and I feel like people are really starting notice what we’re doing to the music industry. The fact that I could post a remix of “Can You Feel My Heart” and wake up with Oliver Sykes in my DMs is mind blowing. Rock has been stuck in the mud for too long and doing shit like this is part of what’s gonna bring it into the fucking future. ” – Jeris Johnson


James says: “”Medicine” is an uplifting ode to self, to relationships, to community and connection, and to the healing, restorative powers of love over adversity. It is, you might say, the perfect song for spring 2021.”

“The last year has forced any couple to look at themselves. It held a mirror up to us all, didn’t it? And my partner was hugely supportive through that whole time. There are some pretty dark lyrics in there: ‘When I’m suicidal, you don’t let me spiral…'”


Today, multi-platinum pop star Zara Larsson releases her highly anticipated album Poster Girl. The 12-track album is empowering, uplifting and deeply personal – showcasing Zara’s growth as a young woman and capturing her vibrant personality.

ALBUM REVIEW: Zara Larsson – Poster Girl

TLE Release New Single “Destination, Beautiful”; Announce Pre-order of Debut LP Out 4/23

When discussing the excitement and exhaustion of releasing this album, guitarist Nick Onorato stated, “We are excited to announce that our album, I Can’t Listen to All of You at Once has officially been vaccinated and is no longer a COVID threat. With this news, we are FINALLY making it available to our fans for purchase. However, other side effects you may experience after purchasing our album, such as, cooties, child moshing, kitchen island circle pits, food fights, stanky diapers, and fights over which song Alexa should play next are still very plausible and are likely to occur. Proceed with extreme caution.” Vocalist and guitarist Shawn Milke continued, “I’d like to add that although this record was finished being made nearly three years ago, you can rest assured knowing that we are, in fact, older and more exhausted than ever before which makes the listening experience that much more likely to put us to sleep. Dads rule, kids drool.”

Dangerous Liaisons At Work Wth Ray Young’s New Video “Show Out”

NY/MN’s Ray Young aka SlapBox1432 delivers another offbeat video Show Out with a unique twist. Drug Beats produces the score to this Ben Hughes directed dangerous liaison visual. “The music has a relationship feel to it. Like a couple, who in a twisted way are vigilantes, It led me to a Natural Born Killers/Mr. And Mrs. Smith Vibe. I’m always thinking big screen when working on a treatment” say Ray. Check it out now on YouTube and your preferred digital streaming provider.

Aythis – Release Official Video For “Secrets”

Carline comments on video: “The song talks about the mysteries of the world and what it evokes in you on a personal level. This is a recurrent theme in the new album as I’ve always been intrigued by unexplained phenomena.

In these difficult times I think it’s even more important to be remembered by the beauty and the mysteries of nature.

The video is self-made, it is surely not perfect but I’m really happy about how it turned out. I think it represents the song really well.”

Fast-Rising Experimental Folk Artist Nainnoh Releases Stunningly Beautiful New Single “Colors”

The hypnotic song questions if there’s more to the world than the human eye can see.

Nainnoh’s gorgeous and wildly creative forthcoming release was recorded in her adopted hometown of New York City and showcases a voracious musical appetite, mixing dreamy pop and droning rock with Georgian folk and experimental psychedelia to create a cross-cultural meditation on mortality and humanity. The album’s arrangements are lush and cinematic to match, hinting at everything from Sigur Ros to the Velvet Underground with bold, adventurous production that blends organic and electronic elements into a captivating swirl.

Moe Chaieb – Stream my latest song “Fly Off”

“Fly Off” came together quickly, with everything from the synths I chose to the drum sound design and sequencing happening in a single take.

Claire Ridgely recorded her vocals remotely, killing it in one go – we didn’t have any back and forth once she sent the vocals, which speaks to her sheer talent as a singer and songwriter.

Josh Machiz Releases Eerie New Solo Track “Murakami’s Ghost”

Philadelphia musician, Josh Machiz, releases his first solo work with a mysteriously eerie instrumental track, “Murakami’s Ghost”. The track is made up of vocals, bass, & found percussion, all layered in an inviting, yet unsettling way the deeper you dive into the track. You can’t help but feel engulfed in the track’s unique sound from beginning to end. “Murakami’s Ghost” is all part of Josh’s upcoming album, due out later this year.

LADYHAWKE Returns With New Single “Guilty Love” Featuring BROODS

Ladyhawke (‘Pip’ Brown) returns with the new single and video for “Guilty Love” featuring BROODS, the first track from her anticipated new album due for release later this year. The song arrives with a powerful video that tells a queer love story. It follows two young women who develop feelings for each other while attending a catholic all-girls school. They rebel against the antiquated religious teachings about sexuality and ultimately reinforce that love will always conquer hate.