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Introducing: THE GHOST CLUB // New Single “All I Know” Out Now!

“‘All I Know’ was written as a nod to those who inspired me to be a musician,” shares Dunegan. “I learned that to mature as an artist I have to chase what I think sounds best, not what I think others would think sounds best.”

PREMIERE: The Ghost Club Release New Single & Animated Video For ‘All I Know’


Returning to the top once again, DJ Khaled earns his third #1 debut on the Billboard Top 200 with the biggest hip-hop event of the summer and his twelfth full-length album, KHALED KHALED [We The Best Music Group/Epic Records]. Additionally, it marks his sixth #1 on the Top Rap Albums Chart and fourth #1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart. Notably, the record has already amassed over 1 billion streams and counting.

J. COLE Releases “Applying Pressure: The Off-Season” — Documentary Live Now

Ahead of his highly-anticipated sixth studio album, The Off-Season, J. Cole has released a new documentary “Applying Pressure: The Off-Season.” Watch the film, here:

WATCH | Jesse Royal & Vybz Kartel “Rich Forever” Video | The FADER Premiere

Jesse Royal releases the music video for “Rich Forever” featuring dancehall’s self-proclaimed “World Boss” Vybz Kartel today. The latest single from his anticipated second album Royal, out June 11, 2021 via Easy Star Records, carries the message that riches do not only reside in physical objects, but in hard work and faith.

The Rare Occasions Share “Call Me When You Get There” Track + Video, LP ‘Big Whoop’ Out 6/18

LA-based and New England-bred indie rock band The Rare Occasions have released their latest single, “Call Me When You Get There,” a fun power pop anthem about missing someone who’s been away for a long time, and coordinating an airport pickup. Buzzing with energy, the song ricochets between an eclectic mix of percussion and more classic indie rock electric guitar riff, all beneath a thumping kick drum that propels the track forward.

Feel-Good EDM // Ireland’s Eurovision Entry (Remix)

Marco Dalla Villa is a London based DJ and producer originally from Italy. Having studied music theory and composition from a very young age, Marco uses his theoretical knowledge in an experimental way. Instead of following a structure, his songs are simply a flow of real emotions which follow a strong, hypnotic beat. Marco doesn’t take himself too seriously and hopes his listeners will do the same. With the ultimate goal of making music to share emotions and encouraging others to dance and feel happy, Marco provides a healthy dose of positivity throughout his intoxicating soundscapes.

Cautious Clay shares new song “Wildfire,” debut album Deadpan Love out June 25

“‘Wildfire’ explores the fact that people’s intentions sometimes get lost in translation,” says Cautious. “Good intention is not always enough to prevent people’s emotions and insecurities from spiraling. Subtle signals or cues can unintentionally ignite emotions—like a brush fire.”

Nick Flessa Shares Music Video for “The Investors”, New EP ‘Hey Partner’ Out Now

Today, LA-based experimental indie artist Nick Flessa shares a new music video for his single “The Investors,” receiving glowing praise form Indie88, Northern Transmissions, and Glide. The song is from Flessa’s 2020 country-disco-karaoke romp Hey Partner (Different Pep) and the video is animated and directed by Rasterbahn. In their first collaboration, the duo teams up to spin a “guillotine karaoke” diabolical capitalist fantasy. It’s a cathartic mix of voluptuous narrative animation, dialectical stock footage, and singalong moments with revolutionary overtones.

Watch Shannon Lay’s “Rare to Wake” video out today on Sub Pop

Shannon says of “Rare to Wake”: “Change is a constant in every aspect of our experience yet sometimes it is difficult to accept. Without change we cannot become who we are meant to be and with change comes the upheaval and transformation of who we were. There is an inevitable discomfort that comes with challenging the environments, roles and identities we embody throughout our lives. Trust that part of yourself that knows you’re on the right track, even when it’s challenging. That trust and love helps to guide and reassure us as we explore new realms.

DESTROYED IN SECONDS: Decibel Magazine Debuts “Disarm” Video

Initially released digitally and on limited-edition cassette last Spring, Divide And Devour emits eleven tracks of relentless d-beat ferocity. Comments vocalist Jon Tomala in part, “Worshiping imperialism must be one of the silliest things anyone can witness. It’s only getting worse and more ridiculous, so we’ll just keep shining a light on it. This is one of my personal favorites off the album, and it feels amazing to know that the album and all the fury we put into it will finally reach wider audiences!”

Video Premiere: Destroyed in Seconds – “Disarm”

[Single] Revalation & GoD iLLa team up with Reckonize Real for “Back At It”

Revalation & GoD iLLa recently released their much anticipated full-length album “RevILLutionAries” on April 30th. Since it’s release, it’s racked up almost 20k streams on Spotify alone. Now, in an effort to continue that momentum, they’ve dropped physical copies of the album & let loose one of its highlight cuts, “Back At It.”

Carly Lind

Carly Lind is a pop artist and songwriter based in Los Angeles. She just released her first single of 2021 called “Crying in Public”. The song features pop and rock based elements with Carly’s silky tone. She wrote this ballad about the grief she has dealt with after losing her mom. If you aren’t familiar with Carly’s story, she lost both of her parents in a very short time frame and both were unexpected. This has left her with music being the only way she has been able to heal and try to move forward with her life without parents. “I wrote this song with my good friend Brittney Spencer. We were both roommates on The Voice 13 and I remember sharing how I had lost my mom right before the show. I’d feel a wave of grief in the most random places and I finally came to accept that this would be something I had to embrace going forward. Then one day Brittney called me and said she wrote a chorus for me and I finished the song shortly after” explains Carly. She hopes people can relate to the song and that it will help them heal as well.

Pop Artist Jillian Rossi Releases New Single “Fever Dream,” Song Has 3 Million Combined Tik Tok Views & 1.5 Million Streams In 10 Days

On April 28th Jillian Rossi released her new single “Fever Dream,” a modern pop ballad that took Tik Tok by storm after Jillian teased the sound on her profile, blasting it in her car. The song now has over 3 million combined views on Tik Tok.

“Fever Dream” has independently become one of the most viral songs on the internet and has been described by Lyrical Lemonade as “one of the most successful pre-save campaigns from an independent artist of all time.” Prior to release, the song received 120,000 pre-saves and during the week of April 15- April 23rd was the most pre-added song on all of Apple Music, obtaining even more pre-adds than her very own musical idol Bebe Rexha’s album “Better Mistakes.”


Composed by the award-winning Elliot Leung, Fuse is a blend of electronic and nature that creates a unique hybrid that is wholly original and wholly human.

Through instrumentals alone, Fuse tells the story of becoming lost in the droning haze of daily life and rediscovering the peace of mind and heart that can be found beneath all the bustling distraction. Fuse captures this message through the seamless juxtaposition of modern electronic music with physical instruments like the classical cello and the ancient Native American pan flute.


After wowing audiences with her breathtaking debut single and video Greenhouse in 2020, Montana Sharp is back with her magnificent follow up single Power – a layered theatrical pop track about the pros and cons of wielding emotional power as a woman in a romantic relationship, released today – May 7. Once again collaborating with Majella Productions (Maddy Jane, Julia Stone, Ecca Vandal) to create a fittingly epic music video to accompany the enormous song Power, this spectacle was inspired by the one and only Queen of Hearts from Alice In Wonderland. And you had better believe the hype, Sharp celebrated the release with a completely sold out show at the Wesley Anne in Melbourne last night.

Kings County – NEW Single and Video “My Addiction”

Kings County is slaying it once again with their new heavy guitar laced single and video for “My Addcition”, out May 21, 2021. This Orlando, FL. foursome absolutely know how to get your attention with their video that encompasses all that is kick-ass rock.

AVALANCHE Proudly Pronouance Themselves A ‘Second Hand Band’

Avalanche are 4 misfits from Sydney’s west, playing gut-busting, roof-crashing, piss-off rock n’ roll for a new generation. Forming and rehearsing in an old steel factory in 2018, the band have firmly cemented themselves into the sticky floors of the national underground scene in just over 2 short years, with major national & international airplay, 5 major releases, non-stop gigging and touring, and their own music festival.

Introducing: The Pleasure Dome | Hear the biting new single “Pretty Picture”

Bristol punks The Pleasure Dome are back today with scathing new single, “Pretty Picture”. Somewhat at odds with its title, it paints an ugly scene of narcissism as currency, presented in a world where pride has become interchangeable with vanity. Through three short minutes the four-piece channel a raw and direct energy, in which “Pretty Picture” not only screams their distrust of social media’s curated lifestyles, but also begs for self-reflection as a way to break the harmful cycles it can be all too easy to fall into. It is part bitter rebuke, part message of self-love.

New Music: Indigo Eyes returns with the sweeping new single ‘Where Were You’ out today

Following on from the release of his brilliant EP ‘Close To You’ at the end of last year, which garnered support from the likes of This Song Is Sick, Wonderland and Spotify’s New Music Friday Germany playlist, emerging producer Joseph Robson aka Indigo Eyes now returns to deliver his tantalising new single ‘Where Were You’.

Dan Croll announces new EP ‘On Top’, out July 23rd

Following the release of his critically acclaimed third album ‘Grand Plan’, released last year through Communion Records, Dan Croll is back to pick up where he left off on the journey that began with ‘Grand Plan’, with a brand new EP ‘On Top’.