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ZUMBI – single “DESERT FLOWER” from album “AHEAD OF TIME”
Living in Los Angeles, U.S.A. Dimitri Craven, Jerry, and Jason started a band together named jZumbi. Their love of electronic music was just starting to hit the scene and it became really big in all the hottest clubs. They loved trip-hop/electronic, alternative and downtempo music.
They signed with New Dream Records and are speaking to them about touring. On April 15th, 2021 released their new album titled “AHEAD OF TIME”.
Artist: Grindhouse – Track: Love Is Our Demand
Grinderhouse is the solo project of Antwerp based producer and multi-instrumentalist David Hermans. As the co-founder and long-term band member of folk/rock band New Rising Sun, he chose the alter ego Grinderhouse to house his solo creations. Notably influenced by artists such as Damien Jurado, Sparklehorse and Sufjan Stevens, he aspires to an atmospheric sound, heavy in texture but soothing and melancholically profound.
GEARS Release “See Me”
The Flatlanders, the iconic Texas-based trio of Butch Hancock, Joe Ely, and Jimmie Dale Gilmore, have released their new single “Moanin’ Of The Midnight Train” from their forthcoming album Treasure of Love (out July 9th via Rack ‘Em Records/Thirty Tigers). One of the group’s originals featured on the album (this one penned by Hancock), the song is lean and gritty, evoking the vast emptiness of the West Texas landscape in all its bittersweet beauty and isolation.
ICYMI / NEW YT LINK – DYNORO LINKS UP WITH 24KGOLDN IN OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE ‘MONSTERS.’ OUT NOW
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 global Spotify New Music Friday playlists.
The Zephyr Bones (ffo Holy Wave, Baywaves) | Share new single + announce album
The band helped coin the Barcelona scene of “Beach Wave” back in 2017 with their debut album, Secret Place which found tips at DIY and Wonderland upon release. This new album and first single turn the dial on those early promises I feel, welding zipping riffs with washes of synth and guitar demonstrating the group’s growing mastery of this psych-rock/surf sound whilst attempting to manipulate their influences into something of their own.
bbno$ releases new single ‘wussup’ with Yung Gravy
Following the release of his ‘my oh my’ EP earlier this year, bbno$ is back with his infectious new single ‘wussup’. Reuniting with frequent collaborator Yung Gravy and producer Y2K, (who bbno$ collaborated with on the viral hit ‘Lalala’,) wussup oozes swag, humour, and funk. With a grooving bassline and energetic synth stabs, the track sees the duo get down and dirty with their trademark vivid lyrics, as they ask a love interest ‘wussup’.
Alysha’s hypnotic “Florence”
Reminiscent of early 90s R&B, “Florence” entrances the listener into a neo-soul, hypnotic haze, as Alysha continues to showcase her talent for curating effortlessly cool vibes, layering pulsating beats with her signature velvety vocals.
The first single from Granfalloon’s inspirationally collaborative ‘Positive Songs’ (released 28th August 2021), “Who You Are” sees Granfalloon offer a unique indie folk groove that solidifies the positive message of his 3rd album, with tranquil melodies and uplifting tones complimenting positive, narrative-driven songwriting.
Polish Catharsis Release Lyric Video For “Made Of Blood”
The new album of Polish death metallers from CATHARSIS was released on June 25th via Mad Lion Records. The band have released lyric video for ‘Made Of Blood’; you can watch it here:
Out Now: Liz Lawrence shares new video for ‘Down For Fun’ // new album ‘The Avalanche’ due Sep 17th 2021
The video pulls directly from the themes of the song, a rallying declaration and a promise of strength for all teenage girls who are feeling sidelined. “All the subcultures and countercultures I was around were very male-dominated, and this is about feeling like there are other options. It’s the words I needed to hear,” says Liz.
With Americans planning to collectively spend $7.5 billion on 4th of July celebrations this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’s Best & Worst Places for 4th of July Celebrations, as well as accompanying videos, to go along with interesting stats about the holiday in its 4th of July Facts & Figures infographic and Coronavirus and 4th of July Survey.
Kate Havnevik releases striking artistic ‘Into Dark’ video
The video premiered with Metal Magazine who described the video, “An outstanding audiovisual piece recreating an ecosystem with a life of its own. In it, there’s an amalgam of colours, textures and a blurred movement in a stratospheric atmosphere with a marked futuristic design that invites us to escape to get to know ourselves better and show that there are many more realities in the universe.”
Dynoro feat. 24kGoldn – ‘Monsters’ out now!