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Lakes Share New Single “Matches”

The track features dreamy vocals from glockenspiel player and keyboardist Blue Jenkins, and addresses the volatile political discourse that has occurred over the past few years. Vocalist and guitarist Robert Cappellina elaborates: “Watching the way political discourse has played out over the past few years and the tension that comes with polarising views – it’s exhausting. No one wants to be proven wrong. There’s a need for space to have real conversations with each other and to listen. This song is about reaching out to have those conversations.”

Suburban Noize Assembles Posse Cut “Everyday” Featuring The King Klick (Johnny Richter, Chucky Chuck and Obnoxious), Whitney Peyton, Madchild, (Hed) P.E, And Dropout Kings

Since re-launching the legendary California independent label after a 7-year hiatus, Suburban Noize Records emerged and has been consistently dropping music with some of the new signings and the label’s veteran artists. Now the label has assembled a posse cut entitled “Everyday” produced by Godsynth that pairs up the entire Suburban Noize roster all together on one track including the King Klick, (Hed) P.E, Madchild, Whitney Peyton, and Dropout Kings. The track features the Suburban Noize roster over a distorted guitar riff that brings together the battle tested veterans and new blood of the next generation for one epic rap-rock crossover track. The song is a call-to-arms for anyone that has had to overcome adversity and a helping hand to raise up anyone that has fallen on hard times.

Indian Metal Trio MIDHAVEN Celebrates Summer Solstice with “Primal Song” from Upcoming “Of the Lotus & the Thunderbolt Concept Album”

The three-piece Mumbai-based band fuses traditional metal with progressive and modern rock to create earth shattering, heavy music with soaring guitars, operatic vocals, guttural growls and war track ready drums, polished off by deeply fascinating lyrical concepts.

Exclusive Premiere: Midhaven Surge Back To Form on Rattling ‘Primal Song’

PinkPantheress – ‘Break It Off’ Video Out Now

The visualiser is a collaboration between Malt Disney and PinkPantheress and gives us a small insight into the mind of PinkPantheress.The track features PinkPantheress’ signature saccharine vocals layered with a self-produced drum and bass instrumental that samples Adam F.

The Rare Occasions Share Sophomore Album, ‘Big Whoop’ Out Everywhere Now

LA-based and New England-bred indie rock band The Rare Occasions share their much-anticipated sophomore album, Big Whoop. Big Whoop was defined by the intensely DIY nature of the recording process. Almost every aspect of the production was done by the band. The recording sessions were all done in McLaughlin’s living room and spare bedroom, where he also mixed the songs. Luke Imbusch composed the orchestral arrangements, recruiting and then conducting a live string quartet for the recording. The band collectively shares production credits, with each member bringing their own unique contributions to the table. Mastering was done by Brian Lucey at Magic Garden.

Tom Odell Releases “lose you again” Acoustic Video – New Studio Album “monsters” out July 9th

Brit and Ivor Novello award winning songwriter, plus platinum-selling, chart-topping artist Tom Odell has released an acoustic version of his latest single “lose you again” from his forthcoming studio album monsters out July 9th via Sony Music U.K/RCA Records.

OSVISS is back with a classic EDM summer hit

Joan Osborne Releases Joyful New Video For “Meat and Potatoes” From Critically Acclaimed Album TROUBLE AND STRIFE

“When the Trouble and Strife album came out last summer, there were songs on it that spoke more to the intense time we were all living through: songs, like “Hands Off” or “That Was a Lie”, about calling out corruption and disinformation,” says Osborne. “They felt like the right choice for that moment, some small response to the turmoil. But now that the Covid crisis is easing for many of us, spring is here again and people are shaking off some of the darkness of the past year, I want to put something fun and energetic into the world. Yes, our planet is far from perfect, and there’s still so much work to be done, but we can’t forget to make time for joy.”

HOODED MENACE Shares New Song, “Chime Diabolicus”

Guitarist Lasse Pyykkö comments on the new album and track: “Just like the lead single ‘Blood Ornaments,’ the second premiere track ‘Chime Diabolicus’ showcases very well where Hooded Menace is in 2021, offering some 80´s heavy metal vibes, catchy and powerful vocals, better crafted solos, and a faster pace while never forgetting the band´s roots in slow death/doom style. Actually, the slower riff, somewhere in the middle of the song where the second solo kicks in, is one of our heaviest.”

OMG Bloodbath Releases Visual For New Single “Don’t Do It”

The “Don’t Do It” visuals not only honor the rapper’s stomping grounds but they provide a glance into Bloodbath’s life with loved ones who keep her grounded. Directed by Jon Primo and Edgar Esteves, Bloodbath enjoys some fashionable moments while rightfully parading her Blackness as she cruises through the streets of Houston. These moments also come with a sombering sentiment. Bloodbath’s late mentor George Floyd is honored throughout the visuals as she performs with glee in front of his iconic mural. While bittersweet, Bloodbath has previously shared her inspiring friendship with Floyd in an editorial for Billboard. “He had a good aura about him. You look at a dude that big and think he has to be some type of extra-hard gangsta, but he was the exact opposite,” she said at the time of his death. “That’s why you hear a lot of people call him the gentle giant. He had a heart of gold.”

Busy P Drops New Single “Track Of Time feat. Haich Ber Na & Shay Lia

Busy P – aka Pedro Winter, boss of Ed Banger Records – is back with a new single ‘Track of Time’. He teams up with Haich Ber Na, one of the most promising emerging artists out of the UK, and Shay Lia, Kaytranada’s protégé who’s based in Montreal. Resolutely pop, while naturally incorporating some glitchy French Touch vibes, the track is sonic sunshine and perfectly suited to soundtrack summer barbecues in the months ahead.

New Music: LNDFK Releases New Single “Don’t Know I’m Dead or Not” ft. Chester Watson

LNDFK (pronounced L.N.D.F.K.) is the moniker of Linda Feki, producer and songwriter, born in Sousse, Tunisia, and raised in Naples, Italy. After touring Europe in 2019, sharing the stage with the likes of Kamasi Washington and Mndsgn, and a performance at Primavera Sound which won over fans and critic, she’s set for 2021 to be a breakout year. For the album, her homeland and her traditions have helped to nourish her desire to rediscover and engage her roots through art and music. Her music uniquely blends jazz, neo-soul, electronic and hip-hop influences. After releasing a number of critically acclaimed singles with tastemaker radio support (Gilles Peterson & Tom Ravenscroft (BBC), NTS, Worldwide FM), she’s gearing up to drop her debut album in the fall on Brooklyn’s Bastard Jazz Recordings.

Lilac Kings Releases Stream Video For New Single, “Tired Eyes”

Fresh off the announcement of signing with a new label, Oklahoma’s indie rock quartet Lilac Kings debut their first single with a new lineup on Revival Recordings. The song signals a new direction for the band following their reformation. The overall tone of “Tired Eyes” is an incredible departure from the groups previous work, showcasing exactly how versatile the band can be and the various aspects of each genre they are able to explore while still maintaining their signature sound.