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Elephant Gym return with “Go Through the Night”

Stemming from their recent collaboration with the Japanese band toe, Elephant Gym’s new single “Go Through the Night” fluidly interpolates the classic toe song “Two Moons” into their unique scene where reality intertwines with dreamworld illusions.

Peppered with chopped samples of the acoustic guitar from “Two Moons,” the Taiwanese trio’s expansion on their beloved song is stamped with KT Chang’s signature basslines that twist nimbly into her brother Tell’s gorgeous piano melodies. While glued together through drummer Tu Chia-Chin’s tactful, pinpoint-precise drumming, the song maintains a dreamlike air, with passages shifting inexplicably and abruptly in a way that still feels natural.

Jade Jackson Shares Video For New Single “6FT Changes”, Listen + Watch Now

California singer-songwriter Jade Jackson has shared “6FT Changes” today, a new song detailing the adjustments that have been made to daily life due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Six feet changes the way it was / Handshakes and hugs in a crowded space / Dancing with strangers and holding up beers / Tapping on shoulders and whispering in ears / Was taken for granted all these years,” Jackson croons in the song’s timely lyrics.

Angela Autumn (Americana, folk) to release new album, “Frontiers Woman,” on June 4, 2021

Americana/folk singer-songwriter Angela Autumn is set to release her new album, Frontiers Woman, on June 4, 2021. A guitar player by trade who also plays clawhammer banjo, Autumn originally hails from Zelienople, Pennsylvania but now calls Nashville home. Like the weathered Appalachian mountain peaks of her home, her voice yodels, cascades, and breaks with emotion. Accompanied by an often-droning guitar, a homespun sensibility is the center of Autumn’s lyrical craft. From the carefree whooping and bluegrass elements in the album’s jaunty kiss-off opener “Old Time Lovers,” to the slow, Latin shuffle of “God’s Green Earth,” to the Laurel Canyon elements in “Texas Blue Jeans,” her music freely wanders the backroads of American music.

Jeremiah Fraites Shares Tribute To Kurt Cobain With Instrumental Piano Cover Of “Heart-Shaped Box” // EP Out 4/16

The Lumineers’ co-founder, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Jeremiah Fraites has announced announced a new EP titled Piano Piano (Acoustic) will release on April 16th through Dualtone Records (an Entertainment One Company) in the U.S./Canada and Mercury KX for the rest of the world. The seven-song collection features live versions of songs that appear on his recently released solo debut album along with a pair of solo instrumental cover songs. Today he shared his rendition of Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box” as a tribute to the late Kurt Cobain on the anniversary of his death.

LA’s Leland and the Silver Wells Release New Single “Love Is Blind”

“Love is Blind” is the first single from Leland And The Silver Wells’ upcoming sophomore release due to drop in Fall 2021. Half of the songs were written and produced before the pandemic and half after, creating an album of two movements with totally opposite recording approaches necessitated by the quarantine. The resulting album is one of depth and exploration of songwriting and openness and experimentation in regards to production and recording technique. Love is Blind is part of Phase One of the album and was recorded in an orchestral tracking studio with the rock band and orchestra recording in unison.

Sarah Louise New Single “If You Build A Pond The Frogs Will Come”

Today, Sarah Louise released the second single, “If You Build a Pond, the Frogs Will Come”, off of her upcoming LP Earth Bow.. The track features Louise’s signature mesmerizing harmonies and arpeggiated synthesizer, paired with heavy drums by Thom Nguyen. When reflecting on the piece she writes, “When we care for the earth and each other, the interconnected systems of the earth allow for deeper healing.” Regarding the music video, created by multimedia artist Katrina Ohstrom, Louise shares that it, “celebrates my newfound sense of embodiment I have gained from healing with the earth. I’ve been on a very personal healing journey and this record and this video came out of that process.” Earth Bow will be released April 30th, 2021 on Louise’s own Earth Bow Records.

SHARONE Releases Official Music Video for “Diamond;” ‘Morbid Illusion’ Out 5/28/2021 Via Devil Inside Records!

Denver based, Dark Rock artist SHARONE has released the official music video for the fourth and final single, “Diamond,” off of her upcoming LP, Morbid Illusion, due out May 28, 2021 via Devil Inside Records. Directed by Kyle Lamar, and SHARONE herself, “Diamond” features Johnny Romero on drums, Zach Barrera on bass, and Spencer Simpson and Travis Owen on guitar.


My new song, “Light Shine In,” taken from my upcoming record out on April 16th, is about being independent and finding fullness within yourself, but also knowing that at the end of the day it’s nice to have someone that has your back.

Jitensha, and their new single “Sojourn”

“Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes senses it.”

This famous quote from Albert Einstein perfectly aligns with indie garage rock duo Jitensha’s newest track “Sojourn,” a jumpy and bright tune featuring halcyon guitar riffs, groovy bass, sultry synths, steady drumbeats, and atmospheric harmony vocals.

The track is existential in nature, asking the big questions such as ‘Why am I here’? or ‘Why is this happening to the world’? They’re questions everyone has at least thought about, especially during the uncertainty of pandemic times that has left many with feelings of lethargy, sorrow, and listlessness.

MA’s Joe Mack Shakes Up The Block With New Video “Hard Rock”

Springfield MA Joe Mack keeps up his steadfast grind with new heavy hitting visuals Hard Rock directed by Joe Vega. Produced by Sutter Cain, the track title comes from its Hip Hop/Rock sound reminiscent of some classic Dipset. “I made the chorus around the song title and the beat is hard. I wanted to do a video on stage with a rock band rocking out in the club with a crowd but due to Covid I ended up having Joe Vega shoot my video in A studio & outside” says Joe. Check it out now on YouTube and your preferred digital streaming provider.

Artist: Damiën van Elburg – Track: Stay Away From That Whiskey

“Stay Away From That Whiskey” is a song that’s basically saying stay off that whiskey with a little humor. The song talks about the whole ‘trip’… going to the bar, walking home and that awful, miserable next morning.


Inspired by my own self-discovery and surrender, my new single, “Ready,” encourages you to take the leap of faith in facing your fears, trust falling into the unknown regardless of the outcome. It also highlights the process of getting to know yourself and realizing that you are already complete and have all you need inside of you. When we find peace within ourselves in the present, we can face anything fearlessly, open up to limitless possibilities and live a life led from the heart.

Gio Dee Releases New Single “Save It” + Accompanying Video Today

“This one is for those I’ve had around me, what we all see and what we’ve all had to deal with coming up. It’s my environment. I wanted to keep it short and to the point & say what’s real. I feel comfortable in my own skin and the people around me feel the same.” explains Gio Dee on the new track and video.