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LOTUS THRONES: Decibel Magazine Premieres “Fatigue” Video
Philadelphia-based LOTUS THRONES, the solo project formed by former Wolvhammer and Across Tundras drummer Heath Rave during the 2020 quarantine, presents a new video for the song “Fatigue,” through an exclusive premiere at Decibel Magazine. The song is the first single preceding the outfit’s debut album, Lovers In Wartime, nearing July release through Disorder Recordings.
Rockshots Records: AVALAND Presents New Music Video “Never Let Me Walk Alone” ft. Madie (Nightmare)
France’s AVALAND’s are sharing their latest music video “Never Let Me Walk Alone” in support of their symphonic and operatic metal adventure “Theater of Sorcery” released this past April viaRockshots Records. The album features guests Ralf Scheepers (Primal Fear), Zak Stevens (Savatage/TSO), Zaher Zorgati (Myrath), Emmanuelson (Rising Steel), Stéphan Forté (Adagio), Madie (Nightmare) among many other great musicians.
After only one verse, “Feel of It” leaves the backbeat behind for its first truly anthemic chorus, as if Rasmus Littauer just couldn’t wait to take this infectious, danceable energy to the next level. The story behind this upbeat indie-pop anthem, however, is not all sunshine and rainbows, Littauer, the man behind the School of X moniker says:
RISING ALT HIP-HOP ARTIST, YUNG VAN DEBUTS NEW VIDEO FOR “SOMETHING’S IN THE WAY” (FEAT. GUARDIN)
“guardin and I hadn’t released a song together in 2 years so we were super excited about this. The idea of making a music video felt right, so we just filmed it ourselves!”
Stephen Fretwell Shares New Track “The Long Water” || New Album ‘Busy Guy’ Due Out 7/16 On Speedy Wunderground
Busy Guy was produced by Fretwell’s close friend and Speedy Wunderground label boss, Dan Carey. They recorded the whole thing one hot July afternoon in just two hours. “I was so fired up, I just rattled off the songs,” Fretwell says. “I assumed it was the run-through, but Dan said he thought we’d got it.” The next day, Carey assembled “a palate of sound” involving keyboards and an electric guitar. “Dan said, ‘I’m just going to react to the songs over the next few hours’, and that’s the finished record, besides some cello.” The album title was also Carey’s idea. Fretwell explains: “Years ago, Dan asked why I always carried a copy of The Guardian, a notebook and a pen when all I did was go to the pub. I said: if you go to the pub at 11am with a newspaper, a notebook and pen, you look like a busy guy rather than a pisshead. It became a joke between us. The joke too is that I didn’t do any music for years.”
New Release from Skinny Local “Crash (feat Spitty)” On Snakes x Ladders
Skinny Local describes his latest single, Crash, as an ‘adventurous Gujrati banger’. The Surrey based producer has made a name for himself recently with high profile collaborations with notable Canadian acts Snotty Nose Rez Kids and Cartel Madras with his signature synthwave meets trap meets India sound. In Crash we see him team up with Toronto based rapper Spitty for the first in a series of singles that will culminate in an EP in late summer dedicated to arcade games… and bangers.
Reuben Koops – ‘Oblivious’ – NEW SINGLE
After a three year hiatus and a recent single in late 2020 ‘Like the Movies’, Reuben Koops is back with another new single Oblivious, due for release on March 12. Sonically a step up from Like The Movies, Oblivious is a new direction for the Australian singer/songwriter; a move he has been planning for some time.
Known for having spent the last 8 years DJing massive festivals around Australia, South East Asia and New Zealand as well as playing alongside/ supporting the likes of Ed Sheeran, Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, Bliss N Eso, Showtek, Timmy Trumpet, Will Sparks, Havana Brown and more, Jesabel is releasing her debut feel-good, electro-pop single ‘Gemini’ on May 28.
‘Magnolia’ Video Out Now – Timid, the Brave
Hayden Joseph Releases Uplifting Anthem “Out.” Kickin’ Off Pride
RIsing country music star, Hayden Joseph, releases his inspiring self-acceptance anthem, “Out.,” just in time for Pride month. The epic new song is laced with uplifting lyrics about speaking up and being proud of who you are, highlighting Hayden’s crisp vocals alongside dynamic, modern country-pop production.
R.Y.F. Shares “Cassandra” Music Video
Today, R.Y.F., the project of Italian artist Francesca Morello, announces her new album Everything Burns will be released on September 10 via Bronson Recordings. With the announcement, R.Y.F. shares the new single and music video “Cassandra,” which was directed by acclaimed theater company Motus (MDLSX, Panorama, NELLA TEMPESTA), and stars actress Silvia Calderoni (Sky TV series Romulus, Gucci’s “Ouverture Of Something That Never Ended”, Jonathan Nossiter’s “Last Words”).
Desert punk legend NICK OLIVERI (former Kyuss, Queens of The Stone Age) is set to release the seventh and final chapter of his ‘N.O. Hits At All’ compilations on Heavy Psych Sounds, featuring some previously unreleased and fresh new songs from his past and current projects. Listen to his band Death Machine II’s rad new single “I Am Your Sun” now!