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Platinum Certified Soundcloud sweethearts Flora Cash are back to deliver a new, melancholic and stripped offering called ‘Don’t You Look At Me That Way.’ As put by Earmilk, Flora Cash are frontiers of a new movement in pop that is centred on unadulterated emotion. Following on from previous single ‘Soul Mate’, it’s needless to say their latest track will be one that gets you right in the feelings.
Today, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the alternative musical group The Jesus and Mary Chain (“JAMC”) filed a suit against Warner Music Group (“WMG”) for copyright infringement and declaratory relief, based upon the refusal of WMG to allow JAMC to terminate grants of copyright interests 35 years after the initial release of the JAMC’s albums, including JAMC’s landmark 1985 release Psychocandy. The suit seeks, among other relief, statutory damages for willful copyright infringement in the amount of $2.55 million.
UK electronic duo, Hybrid are announcing the release of their new dark, emotive, and technologically sleek album BLACK HALO out July 9, 2021 via Distinctive Records. Largely written during the turbulence of 2020, the album celebrates the perseverance and triumph of the human spirit. No matter what life throws at us, we thrive and survive.
TEMPOREX (Joseph N. Flores) has created a shimmering, resonant and nostalgic collection of 10 tracks from his own bedroom. His world is a fully realised one where past and present coexist; tales of contemporary youth are sung over icy vintage synthesizers and dusty drum machine grooves. TEMPOREX masterminds the entire spectrum of this world, from production to art direction to the CGI in his videos.
PET NEEDS- Return With New Single:‘Overcompensating’
Puncturing the silence as they eagerly await their return to the live stage this Summer, the latest single from the skyrocketing Essex four-piece arrives as they confirm their place on the bill of Xtra Mile Recordings’ touring one-day festival shows: ‘The Gatherings’.
Alberta-based Moral Pleasures (solo project of Ryan McKinley, mem. Pkew Pkew Pkew) shares his dreamy alt rock sophomore EP, Sleepy Songs for Dying Loves via Under The Radar. In the premiere and track-by-track, Under the Radar commend the art of simplicity and tasteful arrangements on the EP, noting that “Moral Pleasures feels like the kind of project McKinley could take in any direction, finding rewarding new pop gems whatever road he traverses.”
DANKO JONES SHARES NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO FOR ROCK BANGER “SATURDAY”
The music video was directed (filmed, produced and edited) by Trevor Bowman at BRIDGEWORKS in Hamilton, Ontario in March 2021. The track is an absolute banger with massive power-chord roars and just the right amount of edge. It’s undeniably catchy and about so much more than just horndog confessions and sexual conquests. It’s about the search for true, everlasting love. Danko, (frontman) just wants to spend the evening curled up on the couch with his missus.
Olivier Debut Music Video – “War”
Olivier is a mélange of three cultures – American, German, and Haitian – which each influence his music. In addition to music, Olivier models with IMG Models (NY and LA) and has been featured on Times Square billboards, New York Men’s Fashion Week, bi-coastal for the 2017 Spring/Summer American Eagle ad campaign, the 2018 Spring/Summer Uniqlo ad campaign, E-commerce for Barneys NY, and many more.
FRAU FLEISCHER New Single/Official Video ‘Baby I’m Free’
Baby I’m Free is the second single from the first Frau Fleischer’s album. After the roughness and darkness of first single Sacrifice, the band is realizing a song that shows a different element of the butcher.
SUN CROW: new track “Black It Out”; debut album out July 2 via Ripple Music!
Seattle-based doom blues foursome SUN CROW recently signed to Ripple Music for the worldwide release of their dark and hypnotic debut album ‘Quest for Oblivion’, due out July 2nd. Today they present a shiver-inducing second track with “Black It Out”.
FACE THE FIRE Release Official Music Video for New Single “Remember What You’re Made Of” today!
“Remember what you’re made of is about remembering your strength when you don’t think you have anything left to give” says Brandon Hammond, the band’s lead vocalist.
To create Face the Fire, you must melt components from multiple genres. Start with the driving drums and bass from active rock, throw in the guitar riffs from metalcore/punk. Top it off with some vocalmelodies/screams from all of the above and put it in the urban blender that is Chicago, IL.
London based singer/songwriter Fox Jackson has been enamoured by music from as young as he can remember. Inspired by the likes of artists such as Earth Wind and Fire, Prince and Pharrell Williams, his music blends funk-fuelled melodies, sexy vocals and dance-worthy beats, creating a vibrant and distinct sound which is undeniably his own.
Artist: Feral Ghost’s – Track: Here We Go Again
Feral Ghost’s blend of classic songwriting, layered harmonies and accomplished musicianship, combined with memorable melodies and sharp modern production, has helped the band establish a unique musical voice. The London-based group’s debut album A Gathering Storm in 2014 was immediately singled out by reviewers and radio stations for its consistently strong melodies, and stadium sized hooks The album was also nominated for CD of the year by Indie Music Digest, which called it “an impressive debut statement that clearly proves this band is a force to be reckoned with in UK and beyond”
Check Out SLIGHTER’s Introspective New Album, ‘V O I D’
Portland, Oregon-based SLIGHTER delivers V O I D, the follow-up to their 2019 album Automata. V O I D presents SLIGHTER’s most vulnerable and experimental work inside a well-produced theme that feels as topical as it does personal and introspective. SLIGHTER mastermind, Colin C brings a new collection of songs, continuing the atmospheric and moody style he’s known for, captivating the audience with a blend of evolving cinematic electronic sounds.