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Brooklyn’s Cool Company Release New Music Video “Halos’ A Mellow Yet Melodically Infectious R&B Gem
Brooklyn writer/producer duo Cool Company today release their visual treatment for their mellow yet melodically infectious R&B gem that combines Ukulele leads, funk-tinged bass and synths.
The video narrates the story of a romantic couple’s wedding day being struck by the Apocalypse, told via a collection of intricate zoom shots trapped on a VHS tape and inspired by 80s horror films, Stanley Kubrick, and French Cinèma du look.
sad alex Releases New Single “california queen”
“I probably wrote one hundred songs about my first case of LA fuckboy gone wrong. This particular song was special though. I wrote it on the piano, sang it in one take, and that recording is what I’m releasing,” says sad alex. “I think any relationship affects your view of a city, and I had just moved to LA at the time so a lot of my first memories of moving were with him. I was so lost and betrayed, but you have to move on. C’est la vie.”
Rolling Stone & Flood Magazine Set To Premiere Indie Pop Singer-Songwriter Willa Amai’s New Single “Not A Soldier”
Rolling Stone and Flood Magazine have confirmed to premiere the newest single by sixteen-year-old music phenom, Willa Amai today. The “Artist You Need To Know” feature in Rolling Stone also joins the success of Amai already garnering over 6 Million YouTube views and nearly 5 Million Streams.
Hitmaker Pi’erre Bourne Returns With Intimate Track and Video “4U”
New York mainstay Pi’erre Bourne returns with a subtly booming new single “4U,” out today on SossHouse/ Interscope Records along with a video that gives us an intimate look at the super-rapper/GRAMMY® Award winning producer’s (Kanye West’s Jesus Is King) day to day. Bourne has long been one of the most distinctive creative voices in his city, and, this time around, he steps back out from behind the boards to showcase his heartfelt vocals.
YOUNG M.A DROPS NEW TRACK + VIDEO FOR “SUCCESSFUL”
Brooklyn rapper and entrepreneur Young M.A has been on a tear with freestyles “Ooouuuvie” (Whoopty Freestyle) and “Beatbox Freestyle” all in the span of a month and today she has returned with a mixtape cut for “Successful” from her forthcoming project Off The Yak. The track is accompanied by a video that gives you a brief glimpse into the path of her success while she reinforces her position as “Queen of New York”.
REI AMI Unveils “THAT’S ON YOU!” Single & Video
Alt-pop singer and songwriter, REI AMI, has delivered a standout new track and video for “THAT’S ON YOU!” available now across all digital streaming platforms via Visionary Records/Sony Music Entertainment. Co-written and produced with longtime collaborator Elie Jay Rizk, REI AMI’s range and versatility is on full display as “THAT’S ON YOU!” opens with a fierce yet playful rap verse before seamlessly transitioning into a soft captivating pop earworm.
SHY GLIZZY & NO SAVAGE TEAM UP ON “RIDICULOUS” FOR A DMV CERTIFIED NEW SINGLE (PROD. BY BANKROLL GOT IT)
Today, Grammy nominated artist, Shy Glizzy & rising DMV rapper No Savage release new single “Ridiculous”.
The track delivers a striking Bankroll Got It produced beat laced with violins serving as the sonic backdrop for Shy and No Savage’s heavy flows. The pair show out for their city and the Glizzy Gang collective with Shy boasting “If it ain’t about GG b***h, it’s like I don’t know / when it comes to this D.C. s**t, lil b***h I’m the GOAT” on the hook.
Award-winning, Tucson, Arizona-based acoustic duo Ryanhood, comprised of Ryan David Green and Cameron Hood, has released “Under The Leaves,” the title track from their forthcoming album, set for release on April 16th. “Continuing their path as Tucson-based trailblazers, their upcoming LP, Under The Leaves, sees Ryanhood exploring news means of innovating their sound,” remarked PopMatters. “Besides acting as composer, vocalist, guitarist, and mandolinist, Green’s also slipped into the project as its sole producer. Throughout, he impresses with the vibrance through which he conveys their collection of strings and harmonies. Taking the vocal lead on the duo’s ritual new single, Hood is a confident navigator. He’s deceptively at-ease as he heartily commands its unusual instrumentation; the track is a swirl of strings and multisided percussion in 5/4 time. His lyrical inspiration, meanwhile, explores fresh territory just as well.”
GOREGÄNG Streams New Track “Long Live The Grime”
Florida studio duo GOREGÄNG have released their first single from their upcoming EP “Long Live The Grime”, which can be heard below. The two studio partners Jeramie Kling (VENOM INC, INHUMAN CONDITION, THE ABSENCE), and Taylor Nordberg (INHUMAN CONDITION, THE ABSENCE) have announced that the EP will be out April 30th on Kling/Nordberg’s own Listenable Insanity Records, which is their first release since their debut album “Neon Graves” which was released on Transcending Obscurity Records in 2019.
For Skope: Stadiumx return to Nicky Romero’s Protocol with “Remember”
“Remember” is Stadiumx’s triumphant return to the label after over 1 year and their 2019’s “Where Are You Now” single. It perfectly showcases their love for progressive house sounds and soulful vocals (here from talented singer Robbie Rosen).
Introducing alt-country rising stars Rider & Rolling Thunder
Today, Idaho alt-country rock band Rider & Rolling Thunder announces their debut EP On the Banks of the Tennessee with the release of the lead single + video “Eyes Like Diamonds.” The woeful ballad showcases the softer side of songwriter Rider Soran who starts off with a finger-picked acoustic riff that builds into a sullen western classic of headaches and heartbreaks.
“I wrote the song as a sad boy number,” says the band’s frontman and lead singer Rider Soran. “In the end, all you are left with of the good times are memories. Personally, it seems that you are always searching for the next person with eyes like diamonds.”
UP AND COMING COUNTRY SINGER BOBBY WATSON SHARES A NEW SONG OF LOVE, LOSS AND OPTIMISM “HURT LIKE YOU”
When Nashville-based country singer Bobby Watson begins his new single with the true-to-life verse “Been through a tornado, got through it ok,” you know he has a steadfast view of the world not to mention an unwavering optimism . On his new single “Hurt Like You,” Watson, with his resonant and richly soulful voice, sings of a love and loss that’s turned everything upside down, yet conveys a worldly wisdom that everything will turn out just fine. The song written by John Milstead and Tim Kelly and produced by award-winning producer Jason Kyle Saetveit, also features Derek Wells on electric guitar, Patrick McGrath on acoustic guitar, Richard Brinsfield on bass, Alex Wright on keyboards and Evan Hutchings on drums. “Hurt Like You” releases digitally today, April 2.
When asked about the new record coming together, STEEN shares: “Once you cut through the feel-good acoustics of the record, Red Lights is heavy and encompassed in pain. It’s a play on humanities fatal flaws, mental health and addiction. It’s so common to fully recognize toxic behaviors yet continue to full heartedly live in misery. Amid the outcry and fire burning inside, when you lived in the fire for as long as many have, you can burn through your own demises and see the other side.” At the end of the day, it’s our duty to do the best we can even when we feel alone—when we experience life’s everyday wildfires.
Country Newcomer Lyssa Coulter Shares Stunning Visual for “Alone With U”
The track was written by successful writers Karen Kosowski (Mickey Guyton, Ross Ellis, Brett Kissell), Karen Kosowski (Mickey Guyton, Ross Ellis, Madeline Merlo), and multi-award winning Alexandra Adamoski (Alee).
SILK SONIC WILL “LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN (LIVE)”
Presented in three movements inspired in part by Brian DePalma’s 1974 classic Phantom of the Paradise and Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil, The Gama Sennin offers an elaborate 10-song suite of exceptional psychedelic adventurism. The brainchild of frontman Kevin McGuire, the California-based band fuses alternative energy, psychedelia, expansive desert grooves, and spaced-out prog into a pulse-pounding, mind-bending original sound. The Gama Sennin is abetted by John Avila (Oingo Boingo/Mariachi el Bronx) on bass, Adam Maples (Earthlings?/Sea Hags) on drums, Dimitri Coats (OFF!/Burning Brides/Ten Commandos) on guitar, Chris Caswell (Daft Punk/The Muppets) on keyboard, Art Pacheco (Jamaica) as a percussionist and very special guest Dave Catching (Rancho de la Luna/Earthlings?/Queens of the Stone Age). The album was co-produced by Peter Franco (Daft Punk) and mixed by Dan Lerner (Daft Punk). Their self-titled debut album is out now.
For Skope: Cityzen returns with euphonious vocal tech-house single “Demons”
As the mysterious producer’s previous releases, “Demons” is a tech-house influenced piece with a minimalistic driving vibe, but this time he focused more on including a more expanded vocal line, which gave “Demons” a more euphonious and universal character.
Rising Country Singer BOBBY WATSON Shares New Lyric Video for “Hurt Like You”–Available Today
After sharing two early singles, “Add It Up” and the “Rich Off Grass” remix featuring Young Dolph, Freddie delivers an album full of anthemic hits and club-ready jams. Alongside the Dolph feature, Freddie invites a bevy of talent to join in, with cuts from Big Bank including features from Gucci Mane, Megan Thee Stallion, 2 Chainz, and more. Freddie has no problem going bar-for-bar with these rap titans, quickly proving himself to be next in line amongst a rich lineage of Southern MCs.
THE TROOPS OF DOOM: Brazilian Death Metal Unit Releases “Whispering Dead Words” Video
THE TROOPS OF DOOM features guitarist Jairo “Tormentor” Guedz, a former member of Sepultura’s original lineup playing author and co-author to classic Sep albums Bestial Devastation and Morbid Visions in addition to collaborating on some of the compositions that appear on Schizophrenia. Joining Guedz is bassist/vocalist Alex Kafer (Enterro, Explicit Hate, ex-Necromancer), drummer Alexandre Oliveira (Southern Blacklist, Raising Conviction), and guitarist Marcelo Vasco (Patria, Mysteriis, acclaimed graphic artist for the legendary likes of Slayer, Kreator, Machine Head, Soulfly, and Hatebreed). THE TROOPS OF DOOM’s goal is to revisit the essence of ‘80s style death metal, exploring a more primitive sound that takes listeners back to that era, while remaining fresh and genuine.
Singer-songwriter Esther Ann Gove engraves rustic songs across the steel-string guitar using nothing more than the resonance of warm vocal tones. Long lost country folk united with the brooding influence of doom creates a mournful, earthy sound. Revealing her hauntingly emotional stories of love, death, and hope from a faraway world… strange yet familiar.
WIZTHEMC RELEASES NEW SINGLE AND MUSIC VIDEO “WORLD IS FUCKED”
Today, WizTheMc drops his latest single and music video, “World Is Fucked,” out now via 10K Projects/ Homemade Projects. His first release of 2021, “World Is Fucked” is a rare quarantine-inspired single that points to the positives. Singing “I know that the world is fucked / But look outside the sun shines,” the new track showcases Wiz’s trademark optimism and his ability to weave elements of pop, rock and rap together in his songwriting. The first single of his upcoming project, due later this year, “World Is Fucked” and its accompanying music video, directed by Elliot Muscat, provides a first look at the artist’s vision for 2021.
Today, LA-based indie duo STEEN share their debut single, “Red Lights.” The track was produced by legendary producer Justin Raisen. FLAUNT premiered the track, praising how it “contains heartfelt lyrics displaying pain and vulnerability that fuels a juxtaposition when you compare the deep, emotive lyrics with their tantalizing melodies.”
Award-Winning R&B Singer RAJA-NEE’ Summons Audiences to “Come Get This Love”
The four-minute, 30 second-spanning tune features musicians John “The Saint” Morris and Wilfred “Nenja” Frelix, and is driven by an undeniably funky, yet subtle bass track before its topped off with a steady, calming drum beat — all of which perfectly complements the soothing delivery of Raja-nee”s romantic vocal phrases.
BOSLEN RELEASES INTIMATE VIDEO FOR PUNK-POP ANTHEM “DENY”
Directed by Bailey Wood and Natasha Dion, the video finds Boslen surveying a raucous house party, frozen in time. He moves through the crowd, observing the split-second decisions that can make or break relationships. The lyrics hit especially hard as Boslen works his way through a group of people he can’t interact with. “How did I go wrong?” he croons. “You was on the run, I was left by myself.” The allure and temptations of party life are amusing, but all those fun distractions can’t mend a broken heart, as the clip’s ending shows.
Pop artist Shihori // New single “Invisible” out today!
“Invisible” is a powerful exploration into fleeting feelings within a relationship. It begins with melancholic piano and Shihori questioning if this relationship was a mistake. The wistful chorus sweeps in with her singing, “I wish I could make you smile again,” and the piano builds into a captivating swell that begs to be replayed.