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“mccartney” Music Video Teases Embers Upcoming July Album
Max Embers released his final teaser to his upcoming album Idyllwild over the weekend! “mccartney” honors one of music’s greatest legends, Paul McCartney, and explores the essential need to just be – exist next to life’s highs and lows, and continue cruising on one’s own path.
Texas thrashers Archangel A.D. have teamed up with Metal Bite to release “Bet On Death”. The song is from their upcoming album Casus Belli which will be released on July 23rd.
IMARI TONES Meld The Traditional With The Christian On ‘Nabeshima’
Nabeshima is a new double album by Japanese Christian metal band Imari Tones. It incorporates Japanese traditional essence into Christian metal music. The band has been making music independently for a long time and it’s hard to say how many records they have made so far, but if you count their English/International releases, this will be their 9th album.
Medium Love is the latest incarnation of Californian born, London based KC Underwood. After the demise of his previous project Big Deal, (Mute, Fat Cat) the songwriter took a break from the good life but soon began hearing music in his dreams. Taking it as a sign to start creating music once again, Underwood named the project after a particular dream – one where he was part of an audience that became one super organism, feeling love move through them with the music.
Ambient Composer Mattia Cupelli shares his latest video ‘IRIS’.
Ambient-electronic producer Mattia Cupelli has announced the release of his upcoming RUINS LP on the 9th of July via MC Records. On the LP, listeners will find, ‘IRIS’ accompanied by a conceptual video, as well as the previously released singles, ‘MONOLITH’ which was accompanied by an eerie video, the second provocative single ‘EGERIA’ which was playlisted by NPR Music radio stations and the gently nourishing ‘CHANT’. Cupelli has received support from the tastemaker publications including CLASH Magazine, XLR8R, Son Of Marketing, Mxdwn, and XS Noize, to name a few. In total, the producer has earned over 76 million plays on Youtube and Spotify alone with features on the Sir Chillicious and Reveral Music Youtube channels and La Belle Musique’s Spotify Playlist to boot.
LiYON Reveals Epic Single + Video for “Starstruck”
LiYON began his career as a full-time songwriter and producer in 2010, making music for films, ads and other artists. After years behind the scenes in Toronto and Los Angeles, and winning a Gemini award along the way, he returned to his hometown of Montreal. That’s when he started making vintage pop music as LiYON, as a way to release what had been building up in his heart and soul.
Singapore’s Wavebomb Releases Cinematic Video For “CALIFORNIA GUN”
WAVEBOMB are back with their newest single, “California Gun.” The Singapore garage rock duo has made a name for themselves by specializing in passionate guitar-based alternative rock which balances punk artfulness with lo-fi sensibility, and “California Gun” is no exception. The track, produced by Ayumu Matsuo at Studio la Vache, France and mastered by Brian Lucey at Magic Garden Mastering in L.A., is a flat out rocker, brimming with energy.
Sam Feldt & Sam Fischer release video for ‘Pick Me Up’
Directed by Dano Cerny, the video centres around Sam Fischer in LA, and features interpretive dancers and a cameo appearance from Sam Feldt on multiple screens. With Sam Feldt’s signature feel-good sound lacing the production, the uplifting melody is topped by the stunning vocal delivery of Sam Fischer, and has amassed almost 10 million streams worldwide.