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Eli & Fur release their debut album “Found In The Wild” + Watch the Gotham City inspired video for ‘Broken Parts’
Eliza Noble and Jennifer Skillman are Eli & Fur: the British live act, singer-songwriter, and producer duo whose career together stretches back for nearly a decade. Having formed a close bond in their teens born out of their unwavering passion for music in all its guises, their careers as DJs, songwriters, vocalists, and producers has taken them around the globe as touring musicians and seen them grace the stages of the biggest festivals in the world including Coachella, Tomorrowland, and Glastonbury.
JUCEE FROOT SHARES HER “ENDLESS PAIN” ON NEW FROOT FRIDAYS FREESTYLE
Jucee Froot is continuing her Froot Fridays series of weekly drops with this week’s gripping “Endless Pain” freestyle. “Lord this a cry for help I hope that you can hear me / Feel like I’m dying by myself and the pain is endless” she sings on the emotion-filled new track.
NJOMZA’S ‘LIMBO’ EP IS OUT NOW
LA-based singer NJOMZA (pronounced NēYōm’Zä) shares her new EP LIMBO via Since the 80s / Motown Records. The project showcases production from Tommy Brown, Skrillex, and more, and features some standout R&B acts like Metro Marrs (Quality Control), Ari Lennox, Russ, and WurlD. The 7-track collection details a period of newfound growth for NJOMZA as she touches on love and relationship woes and ultimately transitions into a more confident person. Her name translated as ‘something new that has just been created’, like a flower, NJOMZA synonymously mirrors her innate drive for pushing forward & her journey of self-discovery in forging her own path of omnific artistry. Today, NJOMZA also shares a new track / visual for “tidal wave,” featuring Ari Lennox – following them through the night for a quick heist.
New Signing MÒZÂMBÎQÚE Shares “Long Way From Home” feat Nicko Journey
Electronic artist MÒZÂMBÎQÚE is a collaborator and beatmaker whose music has found a unique stride, combining psychedelia, ambient, and vapor soul. Breaking away from the band mentality and being able to work alone, the enigmatic MÒZÂMBÎQÚE allowed the project to take shape wherever it ventured, collaborating with hip-hop artists, R&B singers, and members of the United States Marine Band. With new experiences and deepened skills, the latest recordings are an expansive, focused blend of chillwave and electronic music.
Today, LA-based singer/songwriter Monica Aben shares single, “CPH” with an early premiere on She Makes Music UK. As the first taste from her newly announced EP, ‘Postcards,’ due in October of this year, ‘CPH’ replicates a feeling of upbeat nostalgia through a blend of percussion, guitar and piano, with the addition of grand synth soundscapes reminiscent of Owl City. Weaved throughout are Aben’s sweet vocals and natural storytelling abilities, reminiscing on those nights “dancing through Copenhagen city streets…”
“It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear brother, Timothy J. Parker a.k.a. The Gift of Gab,” announces his crew Quannum. “Tim peacefully departed this earth to be with our ancestors on Friday, June 18, 2021. He is survived by two brothers, one sister, many nieces and nephews, countless friends, and fans across the globe. We ask that the family’s privacy is respected as we mourn the tremendous loss of our dear brother.”
CHRISTIAN FRENCH RELEASES “AVALANCHE” ALONG WITH THE MUSIC VIDEO
Christian has spent his career centering his music on the hardships of anxiety and trying to rationalize its impact on mental health through an optimistic filter. But during the pandemic, he found himself stuck: he was struggling with his songwriting prowess, unsure of how to mine inspiration from his experiences in life at a time when quarantine limited the opportunities at hand.
Rock-n-Soul Singer-Songwriter, Sophie Avidane, Releases Captivating New Album, River Child
New York City raised singer-songwriter, Sophie Avidane, introduces herself with her soulful spirit, rock’n’roll heart, and an eclectic infatuation with creating new music. Her smokey vocals and smooth arrangements combine to form one of the year’s most compelling EP releases, River Child.
Dynoro Links Up With 24KGoldn In “Monsters” Video Out Now via B1 Recordings / Sony Columbia Germany
Diamond and multi-platinum certified Lithuanian DJ and producer Dynoro makes an epic return with the Taisia Deeva-directed video for new single “Monsters”—an inspiring and uplifting EDM banger with a fiery feature from the red-hot US rapper 24kGoldn. Released via B1 Recordings / Sony Columbia Germany, “Monsters” also landed on over 30 New Music Friday playlists and the list keeps growing.
BROS (Ewan & Shamus Currie of The Sheepdogs) Release “Garbanzo Man” Video
Wild Pink Share New EP 3 Songs
Wild Pink are today sharing their 3 Songs EP, their follow up to A Billion Little Lights, one of the year’s most critically revered albums. Lush, expansive and atmospheric, it follows news of the band’s co-headline full US tour with Ratboys (full dates below), as well as their 6 Cover Songs EP that saw vocalist John Ross giving Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen, Bruce Springsteen and more to the Wild Pink treatment.
SOUTHERN AVENUE SHARES OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO “PUSH NOW”
The Memphis-based soul powerhouse Southern Avenue recently announced the release of their third full-length album BE THE LOVE YOU WANT along with the album’s feature track “Push Now.” Today, Southern Avenue share the official music video for the song; a light-hearted happy-go-lucky visual that showcases the band’s personality and incorporates family members from the entire Southern Avenue team.
David Bowie meets Jack White // New Glam Rock
Micky James has received acclaim from the likes of Billboard, Live Nation’s Ones to Watch, Alt Press, Sirius XM as well as being featured on multiple Spotify playlists including New Music Friday US. Thanks for your consideration!
Vancouver Musician Bukola Celebrates EP Release With FALLING DEEPER Video
‘Falling Deeper’ is the 3rd single to be released from Bukola’s new EP. The sweet laid back love song hits on that classic R&B sweet spot, while drawing inspiration from one of Bukola’s favourite artists.
19 year old Molly Burman has made real inroads these last couple of months with her debut single proper, “Fool Me With Flattery” and last month’s “Everytime” both picking up strong press, radio and fan support internationally. Today, she follows up with another slice of gold in perhaps her most immediate song yet with the empower-pop smarts of “Debt”.
Today, LA-based rock group Liily burst back onto the scene with “I Am Who I Think You Think I Am”, alongside a music video that reflects the manic energy and raucousness of their sound. The single is now available via Southern California indie label Flush Records. Clash premiered the track, praising it as “caustic and deliberately raw” and declaring it “a real statement, a crunching manifesto.”
Jay Kinser Moves Forward At All Costs With New Video “Tunnel Vision” Prod. By The Arcitype
Jay Kinser of EXP The Expendables returns with a second visual off his upcoming Germain Ave album,Tunnel Vision, directed by Myster DL. The Arcitype produced modern boom bap track speaks to Jay’s long haul in the rap game. “The song is really about consistent hard work. Tunnel Vision is me moving forward at all costs regardless of what’s going on around me” says Jay. Check it out now on YouTube and your preferred digital streaming provider.
“Wrapped in Blue” is probably our most collaborative effort yet. This particular song was one of two from the upcoming record in which the song was recorded without us all being in the same room.
The session actually started as an extended musical “channeling” on the Roland Juno in 2014 in Wichita. Subsequent sessions done in Chicago, NYC, and Indianapolis added vocals, full band, with saxophones, violin, and percussion.
José Junior releases “Forever” music video
The single, which was produced by Bombay Bicycle Club’s Ed Nash, originally appeared as a standalone single in 2019 before being reissued for the release of Marinero.