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Pink & White Terraces debut album out now on Fantasy Fiction Records

Pink & White Terraces is the latest musical project of Berlin-based, NZ-born artist PAWS+ (Aporia, The Tarts). The album is a love letter to the South Pacific, inspired by the artist’s Māori roots, a love of lush ’50s guitars, glassy ’80s Japanese sounds and Moogy synths.

News Item: Joelii Releases Buena Vaina EP!

Latin Rapper and songwriter Joelii is excited to announce his new EP Buena Vaina due out April 23rd! The new EP comes out after a culminating six months of powerful new releases by the artist. Buena Vaina is a refreshing artistic and versatile record that breaks the mold and showcases Joelii’s songwriting sensibilities.

keshi releases “beside you” – biggest career debut launch to date!

keshi, the enigmatic singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist who was named an “essential new artist for 2020” by NME and 2020 artist to watch by Ones to Watch and has now been cosigned by BTS after amassing over 1 billion global artist streams and winning the hearts of over 750K Instagram followers, has released a new track titled “beside you.” “beside you,” originally released as a fan appreciation track quickly became keshi’s biggest debut to date with over 3 million streams in under three days. the new release follows keshi’s latest EP always which includes keshi’s releases “drunk,” “more” and “always.” keshi is currently in the studio recording new music.

MEPHITIC GRAVE: Decibel Magazine Premieres “The Vaults Of Strangling Fear”

Decibel Magazine is currently streaming “The Vaults Of Strangling Fear” from Hungarian death conjurors MEPHITIC GRAVE. The premiere comes in advance of the band’s Into The Atrium Of Inhuman Morbidity debut, set for release May 7th via Carbonized Records.

Track Premiere: Mephitic Grave – ‘The Vaults of Strangling Fear’

Gift of Tongues Reveal Electro Laced Album “The Perfect Son”

Currently based in Brooklyn, New York, Gift of Tongues aims to create work “between performance, motion, graphics, & original music” and is currently preparing for the release of their second album “The Perfect Son”. David Johnston, known for using masks and costumes to hide his identity when performing, presents “The Perfect Son” as a 15-song collection of folk-tronica synth-pop and utilises music to face the darkness of a lonely childhood.

NoMBe (Chaka Khan’s godson, Elton John called “fantastic”) New Video

NoMBe has released his new single and video for “Boys Don’t Cry,” the latest track off his highly anticipated sophomore album CHROMATOPIA, out May 7th via TH3RD BRAIN Records and we’d love to discuss lining up a news post around the video. Anchored by an other-worldly background of dreamy ethereal synths, layered vocals, and an intoxicating beat, “Boys Don’t Cry” lyrically challenges the stereotypical connotation that men should withhold their emotions –

ICYMI Matt Cooper Releases New Video, “Ain’t Met Us Yet”

Talented newcomer, Matt Cooper has released his new video for his current single, “Ain’t Met Us Yet,” The song written and produced by Cooper was highly anticipated after introducing the song earlier this month on his TikTok account with the post quickly generating over 12.5 million views and 2.1 million likes.

Death Metal Band ORBSTRUCT Release New Single “Mercury Turn”

Lyrics of the single tell about a mentally disturbed man, who has lost control over himself under the influence of retrograde Mercury, and about how his inflamed mind conceives the reality in the moment of impaired judgment. Besides the new song this lyric video includes design of the upcoming full-length album that will also comprise “Mercury Turn” song. Still there are no details of the upcoming full-length release, but one thing is for sure that the official release is scheduled to take place in autumn this year.

Wings Of Desire share new single ‘Better Late Than Never’, with 8mm filmed video

Releasing debut EP End Of An Age back in February this year, the arcane Wings Of Desire have held a mirror up to the intensity of modern life, questioned our well-worn paths of existence, and asked the important questions on subjects of conformity and living in the present.


“I feel like people will instantly think this is a love song but it’s actually not. This song is more me standing up for myself and who I am and maintaining that through adversity. I wrote this pretty instantaneously in the moment so it definitely has a dramatic take it or leave it sentiment whilst landing on an acceptance over it.”

Tamaraebi releases new single ‘Telephone’ today, watch the video here

Revealing Tamaraebi’s voice as a soulful yet modern instrument with an effortless, knockout falsetto, ‘Spectrum’ is a set of six classy and sensual songs that evoke Prince, Miguel, The Weeknd and, in the case of ‘Telephone’, Empire Of The Sun circa ‘Walking On A Dream’. A team of sympático producers/writers helped Tamaraebi realise his ideas in the studio: FloTheProducer, All About She and Eddie Serafica.

Former Spiritcake vocalist Philippe Nash returns with achingly beautiful ‘Peel’

Today, April 28th, Gloucestershire based Philippe Nash unveils his debut single ‘Peel’, and eviscerating return to releasing music under his own name, having previously fronted projects A Sunbeam and Spiritcake. With a full length record in the works, ‘Peel’ sets an arresting tone with clarity and determination.

Packs (ffo Vivian Girls, Pavement, signed to Royal Mountain/Fire Talk) | Share new single

PACKS who are today sharing their new single, “Two Hands” – it comes as the latest to be lifted from the forthcoming debut album, take the cake, which is out on May 21, 2021, via Royal Mountain/Fire Talk Records (Wild Pink, Dehd, Pure X and Mac Demarco).

NEW VIDEO – Multi-Dimensional Visionary ELLE L Shares ‘Hoping’ Visual

Filmed in The Painted Hall at the prestigious Old Royal Naval College, directed by award-winning Joseph A. Adesunloye (White Colour Black, Tangle, Faces, Writing Africa), this cinematic visual brings ELLE L’s imagination to life. The decadent grandeur of the romantic interior mixed with ELLE L’s neo-classic wardrobe, styled by Phoebe Arnold (former fashion director at LOVE, ELLE and GARAGE MAGAZINE) beautifully intertwines with shots of The Royal Ballet soloists Mica Bradbury and Leo Dixon, choreographed by Calvin Richardson. The duo weave effortlessly with one another in a passionate performance with magnificent shots of the Peruvian Amazon to remind us to look beyond, to nature. Produced by Humanity award-winning producer Megan Stewart (The Sea, Encounters) and co-produced and creatively directed by ELLE L herself, the video encapsulates the true meaning of the song, a narrative of taking a leap of faith to love fearlessly and hope now, in a truly breathtaking visual landscape.

Charlotte OC shares live version of “Forest”

A revered artist, Charlotte OC has been praised by many and heard by millions. The Blackburn-born artist of Malawian-Irish descent has a swooning reputation of capturing hearts across the world with her captivating, effortless vocals.

Listen – Superorganism Rework Dylan Cartlidge’s Latest Feel-Good Single ‘Anything Could Happen’

Alternative Hip-Hop and indie crossover star, Dylan Cartlidge is back with a fresh remix of his track ‘Anything Could Happen’ by Superorganism, the hypermodern and globally-scattered DIY 8-piece whose previous remixes include tracks for Gorillaz, Danny L. Harle & Clairo, Polo & Pan, and Hot Chip.

Half Moon Run Share “On & On” + Announce EP

A jaunty and esoteric exploration, featuring their signature three-part harmonies, the band describes the track as a “contemplation on humanity’s place among the stars.” The accompanying video by Alex Tomlinson features a futuristic, ‘live facial tracking’ of the band.

Scooby Jones drops huge poolside house debut!

This is a debut single that stops you in your tracks to find out who it is you are hearing. As you reach for Shazam on your phone or wait in hope that the DJ gives you some clue to help you locate this essential piece of audio candy you can hardly breathe or wait another moment.

New Music // GIO – Dr Ice

From the heart of Hatton Garden, GIO has clad rap stars and celebrities with jewels, chains, diamonds and watches, building an impressive clientele and a respected name within the lavish industry. The jeweler has travelled throughout the world to luxurious hotspots including Dubai and the U.S.A, serving clients that include the likes of J Hus, Big Narstie, Charlie Sloth, Mular Juice, Manchester United stars’ Rashford and Wan-Bisaka and boxer Anthony Yarde, but there’s a difference when it comes to GIO and one not to be missed. He can rap.

EADES release raucous single ‘Coltrane’ via Heist or Hit

‘Abstract Education’ is the band’s second EP, following a 2020 debut that earned praise from, amongst many others – FADER, NME and DIY at press and BBC 6 Music (Steve Lamacq), Radio 1 (Jack Saunders, Gemma Bradley) and KCRW on the airwaves. It’s an invigorating collection of songs – paying homage to various guitar traditions whilst not taking itself too seriously.

HERMANOS Unleash The Lyric Video For “Sliding Lights”

Darkwave duo HERMANOS are proud to release the lyric video for “Sliding Lights”, track taken from their upcoming self-titled album “A Different Love” due for release on 21 05 2021 via Epictronic.

Hip-Hop Mogul LALoveTheBoss to Release Hot Summer Hit, “Monkey.”

Summer 2021 is about to get sizzling with a new summer beat that brings female empowerment and rhythmatic musicality to the forefront of the season. “Monkey” is LALoveTheBoss’ debut single. It’s set to release on May 18, 2021. With 3.6 million followers on Instagram and years of experience as a music artist and performer, the up-and-coming star is ready to earn her spot as one of hip-hop’s most notable names.

Jessie Ware Releases New Single “Please”

2021 has been an incredible year so far for Jessie Ware. What’s Your Pleasure? re-entered the UK Top 10 following a brilliant Graham Norton performance of “Remember Where You Are” which has proved itself to be one of Jessie’s most connective singles to date. In addition, Jessie has two BRITs nominations, one for Female Solo Artist and one for Album Of The Year – the category with a historic four women up for the award. Today Jessie returns with a brand-new single “Please” taken from the upcoming deluxe release of What’s Your Pleasure? The deluxe, officially titled What’s Your Pleasure? – The Platinum Pleasure Edition is available on June 11 via PMR Records/Friends Keep Secrets/Interscope Records. The album features 6 brand new songs.

Jessie Ware shares new single ‘Please’ from deluxe release of ‘What’s Your Pleasure’

Black Label Society debuts “Heart of Darkness” music video, new box set out now

Black Label Society shared their newest music video for the rip-roaring single “Heart of Darkness” today in continued celebration of their NONE MORE BLACK box set, available now via Entertainment One (eOne). The track is originally from their ninth studio album Catacombs of the Black Vatican (2014), now remastered and reissued as a double LP in the career-spanning NONE MORE BLACK box set that includes their deep catalog, now on 20 newly pressed and repackaged pieces of vinyl. The “Heart of Darkness” official music video features Zakk Wylde and co. performing the fan-favorite with psychedelic flair.

Black Label Society debuts “Heart of Darkness” music video, new box set out now


Minneapolis-based emo/post-hardcore quintet Dead History, whose members include stalwarts of the formative emo/hardcore years in various scenes across the Upper Midwest, has dropped a new song “Empty Eyes”. The song is preceded by the first single “Sleep Safe” which saw coverage from the likes of Stereogum, Paste, Brooklyn Vegan, and more. Their self-titled debut album arrives June 11th via Landland Colportage (Slow Mass, Birthmark, Joan of Arc, etc.).

John Salaway Releases “Salvation” New Full Length Record

The first single “Weather The Storm” is an uplifting message fit for the masses, Lyric Magazine’s James Daykin notes, “Combining heartfelt lyrics with lilting harmonies and some wonderful guitars ‘Weather The Storm’ will delight and inspire you to sing along.” Salaway himself has weathered the storm of the pandemic by pivoting to focus on remote production, founding Music First Productions Inc. as well as taking on the role of booker for Hop Springs, one of the first venues to safely bring back outdoor live music, all while diving into his own original music.

John Salaway Leads Us to “Salvation” With New Full Length Album

Danny Golden Releases “Cigarettes and Sunburn” Video – New EP ‘Changes’ out now

Last week, Austin-based musician Danny Golden released his new EP Changes, the followup to Golden’s 2018 full-length Old Love. Today, Danny released the video for the EP’s single “Cigarettes and Sunburn” — “the song is about love cut short by time and circumstance,” says Golden. “It’s about the promise of new love and the mystery of what could have been. The song and video explore the pain of loss, which, like a sunburn, lingers until it slowly fades away.”