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Book of Wyrms are streaming their new album Occult New Age in full via The Ripple Effect. The album is set to be released this Friday via Desert Records.
“This song is dedicated to, and exists because of, my younger brother, Harry,” Sam says. The track’s first verses recount a great day Sam and his brother had with their father, driving back to his hometown in Baltimore County. “The second verse is about my mom being our hero and making us into good people. The third verse is about Harry and I, at 17 and 19, playing basketball to escape the harder parts of our reality at the high school in the headlights of the car.
joan are absolutely everything. The critically acclaimed Arkansas duo are back with exciting new music and are ready to become the soundtrack to your 2021, kicking things off with the aptly titled single, “so good”. The track is out tomorrow at your fave DSP’s and available to stream via People Magazine NOW. “so good” is the first listen from one of two EP’s set to hit together via Photo Finish Records this coming December. Every first Thursday of the month through the end of this year will see the release of a new track for fans to stream from the upcoming EP’s. On “so good” Steven & Alan explain, “”so good” is about feeling like you’re meant to be with someone who just walked in the room. it’s about being around someone that just makes your life feel good. it’s about wishing that person was there your whole life, because you didn’t realize how good it could be. here’s hoping you have that someone, or hoping you find them soon 💞”
The Last Martyr release new video for “Hindsight”
Produced by Windwaker’s, Chris Lalic,’ an early demo of ‘Hindsight’ was written by newcomer to the band, Ricky Andres (bass), bringing a modern electronic and nu-metal influence to TLM’s heavy rock sound. The lyrics were largely downloaded straight to paper in the studio amidst vocalist, Monica, processing a friendship breakdown.
The Yutes x Currensy “High Grade” New Single!
The Yutes’ premiere 2021 track is an infectious collaboration that leans into the respective parties’ marijuana affinity — both sonically and conceptually. Augmenting familiar reggae tones with a hip-hop edge, “High Grade” is a distinct piece that finds footing in ranging musical camps to deliver a textured offering. The Babygrande Records’ single employs a hybrid singing-rapping aesthetic to express a mutual fondness for getting lifted with the assistance of some potent “High Grade.” As marijuana aficionados, The Yutes and Curren$y’s joint effort sparks a new smoker’s anthem that rises high above the clouds.
New single Haunted House out now
Haunted House is the new single from Detroit deathgaze duo VAZUM. Released on Thursday, May 6th, Haunted House is the first single from VAZUM’s upcoming album, V+. Sonically, Haunted House is a true to form deathgaze song with dense layered guitars, reverbed vocals and fuzz pedals atop propulsive drums and bass.
The assiduous producer has been enjoying a hot streak on the label, after debuting on the Rotate compilation, stepping up with a remix of Noises and Ekonovah’s Medicine, as well as shelling out three separate singles. He’s flexing his signature blend of rubbery bass and dark orchestral minimalism on his next offering, a club-ready track he wrote about flipping your failures into inspiration.
TORMENTOR BESTIAL – Release New Official Video
Tormentor Bestial presented their album “Supplicium Plus Quam Bestia” in April 2019, signed and published by Music-Records.
An album well received by the press and by fans of Heavy Metal and Thrash Metal.
For the occasion of the new album, marking the band’s birthday, album scheduled for October 2021, Tormentor Bestial presents a new video clip; from the album “Supplicium Plus Quam Bestia”.
Jack Savoretti returns with a wonderful new album that arrives complete with its own genre, Europiana. Put on your dancing shoes for the funky first single, the disco fuelled ‘Who’s Hurting Who’, featuring Nile Rodgers.
“Nile brings groove, glamour and chic that is everything that Europiana is,” Jack Savoretti says. “‘Europiana wouldn’t exist without Nile Rodgers!”
‘Mine All Mine’ is a glorious easy on the ear sun-drenched Americana love song made even more stunning by the wicked slide guitar licks of Derek Trucks.
OSH “Sex Appeal”
Returning to the soundsphere after his breakthrough viral remix of Burna Boy’s “My Yé Is Different”, OSH ups the ante with this latest jam, fuelled by floor shaking 808s and alluring guitar licks. Dripping with all the bounce and flex you’d expect from a rising superstar, “Sex Appeal” boasts his most refined sound to date, marking the next step towards his trajectory towards the upper echelons of the UK R&B scene.
PASSENGER SHARES NEW VIDEO OF CURRENT SINGLE ‘WHAT YOU’RE WAITING FOR’ LIVE FROM METROPOLIS STUDIOS – WATCH IT HERE
Passenger commemorated his current single ‘What You’re Waiting For’ being playlisted at Radio 2 by sharing a new live solo acoustic performance of the song, which was filmed at Metropolis Studios in London. The track is the latest single to be taken from his current album ‘Songs For The Drunk and Broken Hearted’, which debuted at #2, was named Radio 2’s ‘Album of the Week’ and has amassed almost 35 million streams since its release in January.
Soulful, Cosmic Pop Tune – Nightshifts
Nightshifts is the recording project of Toronto based songwriter Andrew Oliver. He works his magic across vintage synths, groovy guitars and drum machines during late-night recording sessions to create soulful and cosmic pop tunes. Nightshifts delivers slow-building progressions of phased synthesizers and delay-coated guitars to create powerful atmospheres that feel close-at-home. The project is both exciting and complex with a fast-growing reputation for kaleidoscopic production and soulful songwriting.
The Lazy Eyes share new single “Nobody Told Me” | EP2 out late summer
A wandering, playful melody paired with their signature maturity-exceeding-their-years level of arrangements makes for a lovely ride on “Nobody Taught Me”. Frontman Harvey Geraghty wrote it remembering his summers growing up visiting grandparents in England and the nostalgic, childlike first feeling of loss when the neighborhood kids all of a sudden moved away one year. Twinkly keys and carefully placed guitar flourishes demonstrate further new depths to their sound.
Manchester based vegan footwear brand Koi Footwear announces an exclusive footwear collection with American singer and musician Poppy. The alternative songwriter and performer, who was recently nominated for the Grammy awards in the category Best Metal Performance, has designed two shoes with Koi for the collection titled Poppy’s Little Secret.
Inspired by Poppy’s genre blurring music and her avant-garde pop-electro-kawaii-metal persona, the two styles are juxtaposed using calming pastels and daring spikes. Attached to each shoe is a co-branded one of a kind, holographic locket designed to be kept as a keepsake of the partnership, or to be worn with the shoes.
Rebellious Electro-pop Singer Hanne Mjøen shares ‘Hell With You’ video
Celebrated songstress Hanne Mjøen will be sharing the video for her latest highly successful single ‘Hell With You’ via Physical Presents. The single has already been supported by well-known PAPER Magazine, The Line of Best Fit and EARMILK as well as the Youtube channels MrSuicide Sheep and The Unique Vibes. The songstress has previously worked with well-known artists such as Matisse & Sadko, Deepend and Astrid S and helped write R3HAB’s legendary single, ‘You Could Be’. As a result, she has received support from other publications such as Billboard, Refinery 29, Pop Sugar, Pop Matters, The Fader, Teen Vog Your EDM, and Magnetic Magazine to name a few as well as airplay from BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac. In total, the singer has collected over 37 million streams on Spotify and Youtube with features on well-known channels such as 7clouds, SuperbLyrics, Taz Network and The Vibe Guide to boot.
With the release of their new single, Morose, Autumnboy also announces their 3rd Album, Autumn Forever. Due on July 2nd, Autumn Forever brings the styles of Emo Rap, Midwest Emo, and Post-Hardcore to the table, taking the very really feelings of anxiety and exhaustion, Autumnboy has crafted an articulate insight into his emotional process.
Armed with Matilda’s distinctive soothing vocal, ‘My Point Of You’ is a little ditty about growing back to your old happy self, after a break up. The track follows recent single ‘Doomsday’ and last year’s acclaimed ‘Because I Wanted You To Know’ EP which has amassed over 6 million streams globally. ‘My Point Of You’ features in the latest episode of Paramount series ‘Younger’.
Facing Your Fears – Ambient R&B New Single
Myles Lloyd is an R&B singer from Montreal, Canada. His vocal presence and songwriting is filled with a careless emotion that can be defined as vulnerable, honest and when at its best, confusing. Filled with complex stories and real-life scenarios that have haunted Myles over the years, his music acts as a release when his thoughts are finally transformed into lyrics.
HEN$HAW unveils his latest Garage-Tinged cut ‘4AM’
Laced with infectious melodies throughout, the Camden rapper continues to showcase his lyrical ability as well as his versatility by fusing together Garage, Alternative Rap and Grime to create his own unique sound. Lyrically, he details his experience of being in a situation where he knows he won’t end up going home after a party, so therefore he just has to accept what’s to come. However ‘4AM’ is just not about partying, he also touches on the dangers of being out late alone in a big city like London.
SUBWAY TO SALLY Releases Second Single + Live-Video “IX”
When two greats of the German folk rock and medieval scene get together, there’s nothing but magic taking place – not even a prevailing pandemic can change that! Today, SUBWAY TO SALLY drop their captivating performance of the Saltatio Mortis hit “IX”, cut from the band’s upcoming, unique Blu-Ray/DVD/CD highlight, Eisheilige Nacht – Back to Lindenpark, out June 18, 2021 via Napalm Records.
M Field shares second Bullion co-produced single “Leafy Outlook”
Today, Cape Town based artist Matthew Field shares a second track, “Leafy Outlook” under his solo alias M Field. It follows his debut release “Gargoyle” released in March with support from Fader, NPR, i-D, Clash, The Independent, The Times and more.
The Sax Therapist is a self-taught saxophonist from the far Southside of Chicago. Before he picked up the moniker, Traysee J Leonard was involved in music at an early age, singing and playing saxophone at church and in school. The moment he picked up the sax, the two were inseparable!
The new sub-label is a creative space dedicated to the essence of Afro and the first single to come out on it sees Raz & Afla reunite with an inimitable two-tracker that resounds AfroZone’s vision in perfect elocution.
Educing from their tried, tested and proven transcontinental chemistry, the Hackney-based producer and Ghanian musical maestro render their ‘Benwa Marafi’ EP, a forward-thinking manifestation of Afro House that breathes the past in unison with the present.
Video: Kosha Dillz – Solo ft Gangsta Boo
The pandemic has been hard for everyone and Kosha Dillz is no stranger to it. During the last week before the complete lockdown, the unlikely pair of Three 6 Mafia’s Gangsta Boo and Kosha Dillz recorded “Solo” with 2021 Grammy Nominated producer Sam Barsh (Anderson Paak, Earthgang, Logic) for Kosha’s album Nobody Cares Except You, which was the precedent going into the loneliness of the pandemic.
The Neverlutionaries Release “Save Yourself” from Self-Titled LP May 6, 2021
“I wrote ‘Save Yourself ‘ about a dear friend of mine who had serious substance abuse issues that eventually claimed his life. Though he had a crazier existence than mine, he always tried to give me advice about getting myself together,” explains Christopher Harold Wells, brainchild of Nashville-based psychedelic alternative rock band The Neverlutionaries, who are releasing the track from their debut self-titled LP to digital music outlets today via Polychromatic Records. He adds, “At the time I didn’t get it and he was really just trying to save me, but I didn’t understand.”
YehMe2 has shared his new single “Dog Eat Dog” ft. Duke Deuce. On the hard hitting track, the Chicago mainstay showcases his robust and nuanced approach to beatmaking as a result of years in the game as one of hip hop and electronic music’s most sought after producers. YehMe2’s expertly layered production builds the foundation for fast-rising Memphis rapper and “King of Crunk” Duke Deuce to deliver a memorable hook and verse.
FERMENTOR SIGN WITH METAL ASSAULT RECORDS
San Diego based instrumental metal duo FERMENTOR are pleased to announce they have signed with Metal Assault Records to release their album “Continuance” on CD formats this July. The album was previously released on digital formats last year.
The band commented: “Being signed by Metal Assault is a dream come true for Fermentor! We are huge fans of the label and can’t wait to show the world what we can do together!”