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Oliver Tree has released the deluxe version of his chart-topping 2020 debut album. Ugly is Beautiful: Shorter, Thicker & Uglier arrives today with seven brand new songs, including the recently released single “Out of Ordinary” as well as the long-awaited official release of “Life Goes On,” which is accompanied by an official music video, streaming now HERE.


Grammy-winning artist Kali Uchis unveils the acoustic version of her hit track “telepatía” alongside a video today—listen and watch here. The new version is taken from an acoustic EP out June 4, featuring pared back versions of a handful of tracks from her second studio album, Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios) ∞.

Bubbling Pop Artist ericdoa Releases New Single And Video For “fantasize” Today

The tune revolves around the thump of a funk bassline, handclaps, and dancefloor-ready guitar as it rushes towards a soulful refrain punctuated by boisterous horn samples. A wild guitar solo sends “fantasize” off into a fit of disco hip-hop hyperpop bliss. In the accompanying music video directed by Oliver Cannon, ericdoa takes over a lighting store and rocks out under a wide array of fixtures. Of course, he illuminates the screen joined by his full band.

Glass Spells Seek New Thrills With Their New Song. Announce New Album

Emerging from San Diego, California, the synth-pop electronic band Glass Spells is releasing their full-length album Shattered following their release of Mirrors EP. Inspired by nostalgic synth-driven classics, their latest album blends futuristic synth melodies and energetic beats with enchantingly bright female vocals. Their LP “Shattered” is set to be released on August 6, 2021 through Negative Gain.


23 yo Londoner Delilah Montagu today returns with her brand-new single Coming For Ya out now. Marking a total departure from the brooding and melancholy, the new music – which is co-produced by BRIT Award winning Fred again… and his little brother Benjy Gibson – sees Delilah embrace a new sense of self and freedom, as she becomes the narrator on this project born out of lockdown isolation.

Vancouver Musician Bukola Releases Powerful New Single I AM ENOUGH

Vancouver musician Bukola shares her story of growing up Black in Canada and shows gratitude to her favourite Black female artists for paving the way, on her new single ‘I Am Enough’ out today on all digital streaming platforms.

IDLES covers GANG OF FOUR’s “Damaged Goods” for “The Problem of Leisure” (album out June 4)

Gang of Four’s iconic song, “Damaged Goods,” gets a blistering makeover from British rock band IDLES and drops as a single on May 28th ahead of the June 4, 2021 release of the album The Problem of Leisure: A celebration of Andy Gill and Gang of Four.

Toya Delazy drops thrilling track and visuals to “Resurrection'”

Acting as the first offering from her forthcoming EP ‘Afrorave Vol.1’, “Resurrection” is an innovative display of the breadth and scope she offers as a creative, whilst also introducing the new direction which is to be expected sonically from her new project.


The track follows Chandler’s acclaimed EP TRANSITIONS, written by Chandler and co-produced with Mike Freesh (Oliver Tree, Flo Rida, Jason Derulo), the project includes genre-blurring singles “Stoned,” “Addicted 2 U,” “Red Line,” and “Strawberry Candy.”

My EP + my new single “SOMEONE LIKE YOU”

My new song, “Someone Like You,” is about that special someone, and the super deep adoration you feel for them. Sure, you make mistakes sometimes, and often get jealous or insecure when you see them around other people, but you love them.

UNIDAD TRAUMA: Arte Médica Siniestra Debut EP From Tijuana-Based Grindcore Faction Out Now And Streaming Via Concreto Records

2019 was a strange year for underground medicine in Tijuana, Baja California. A series of unfortunate events befell one of the most infamous medical practices in all of Mexico, causing it to abruptly shutter its seedy doors, effectively halting its progress on questionable medical techniques and research. However, the fierce need within the remaining doctors to continue their work could not be excised from the world of medicine. Plans were quickly brought forth to create a new practice in which the four young doctors’ thirst for the discovery of new sinister medical knowledge could be quenched. So comes forth Arte Médica Siniestra, the debut collection of lurid symposiums from the medical practitioners UNIDAD TRAUMA.


Rising Florida rap star Hotboii has teamed with Atlanta legend Future for new song and video, “Nobody Special.” The track is only Hotboii’s second new single since his critically and commercially acclaimed 2020 project, Double O Baby, and it arrives as the MC prepares for his highly anticipated performance at Rolling Loud Miami.

The Frst Reveal New Single “Small Talk”

The Frst is back and more triumphant than ever after a long year of quarantine, that inspired infinite riffs. Today The Frst releases a new single, “Small Talk” peeled from their forthcoming LP to be announced and expected later this year.

“Small Talk” follows The Frst’s spring tease, “This Is Me Now” featuring Kid Brunswick and debut smashes “Ammo” and “Tarantino.”

Country-rockers Rider & Rolling Thunder share debut album!

Today, Idaho alt-country rock band Rider & Rolling Thunder share their debut release On the Banks of the Tennessee, a seven-song mini-album that packs a punch over the course of twenty-five minutes. Recorded at the former Muscle Shoals studio (now known as Portside Studio) in Alabama, Rider & Rolling Thunder creates a modern brand of Sticky Fingers-style southern rock.

YSL Artist Yung Kayo Releases New Single “bstroy socks”

Young Stoner Life Records recording artist Yung Kayo releases his new single “bstroy socks”. The single’s title and inspiration comes from the streetwear brand Bstroy, which was founded by Kayo’s good friend Duey Catorze, who also designed the “bestroy socks” cover art. Kayo’s affinity for fashion is prominent throughout his work and echos in his music, as seen in the creative for the single. “bstroy socks'” is high energy and sonically complex, featuring Kayo’s hypnotic bars.


While capturing a unique dedicated fan base with his signature vocals, Cochise continues take the internet by storm. After previewing the snippet on socials and creating an astonishing fan-demanded request for the unreleased song, the Florida native offers up “Tell Em” featuring $NOT, his latest effort. Directed by Cole Bennett, the video for “Tell Em” is the first collaboration between the three extraordinary creatives, and marks Cochise’s latest release in less than a week following the video single “Protein/Creatine” off his project Benbow Crescent.

whiterosemoxie drops “Beeline”

Transitioning out of the era of double singles, whiterosemoxie brings fans a vulnerable and emotion filled track. The opening repetitive arpeggiated chord loop alludes to the sentiments of the monotonous and emotionally draining relationship moxie and Tom describe in the lyrics. “Thinkin’ about the sh*t you said, is it true? But one look at you, restart the loop.”

Fiery Drama Queen Downfall // Viral Thrash Pop

Entitled “Drama Queen” this is Elliot’s second single from her forthcoming EP Queen of Nothing which tells the story of ‘Queendom’ and the rise and fall of an empire seen through the lens of a tyrannical ruler. In “Drama Queen” Elliot explores materialism as a coping mechanism and the inability to handle criticism. This song and chapter of Elliot’s story marks the beginning of the queen’s downfall as she threatens to burn her empire to the ground and is marked with luscious vocals, an explosive chorus, and unmatched lyrical prowess.


The 21-track collection gets to the truth of what happened on May 31 and June 1, 1921 when a white mob descended on the streets of Greenwood — then a prosperous Tulsa neighborhood known as Black Wall Street — and burned down the business district, destroying roughly 1,500 homes, killing hundreds and leaving thousands of Black Tulsans homeless. For years, this historic, albeit dire, chapter was left out of classrooms and textbooks as the city attempted to erase this part of its past. The artists heard on Fire in Little Africa get to the truth through urgent songs, recalling stories told and stories lived in hope to usher in a new era for Tulsa as they help the community process this generational trauma through music.