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A familiar name amongst the Manchester music scene, Wigan-born Varey spent the past 4 years gigging heavily across the city’s venues alongside his previous band before being forced to step away from live music by the UK lockdown. Using the downtime to spark several realisations and fresh waves of inspiration, Maxwell launched his solo music career in the winter of 2020 with debut single ‘Lucid’.
Eleanor K achieved huge success during her time performing with Crystal Fighters, a journey which has seen her play everywhere from Glastonbury to Coachella and Red Rocks. Meanwhile, her other highlights have included working with Matthew Murphy of The Wombats on Love Fame Tragedy, collaborating with the acclaimed Vic Mensa and Moon Boots, and creating her own Kyiki project.
VALERAS share new single “The Other Side” | Prod. by Tarek Musa (of Spring King / Dead Nature) | EP details TBA
Reading duo VALERAS have been busy during the pandemic writing, recording and working towards their debut album. Following the release of their hook-heavy single “Rita” in May, the band return today with the announcement of their fervent new single “The Other Side”. The single is taken from their highly anticipated new EP, which will be out later this year via The Liquid Label.
DELPHii Shares Indie-Dream-Soul Cut ‘The Times’ | Debut EP ‘Lilac’ Due Out This Friday
Fiercely independent and possessing a true artistic vision, Angelene Holmes aka DELPHii is sharing her new single The Times. It’s the third instalment from her jaw dropping debut EP Lilac which will arrive on 30th July via Young Frau Music.
The Times is a deeply captivating, ruminative new cut that reflects on the exhausting pace of contemporary life. Written before COVID, it feels even more appropriate now than ever before…
DEADLETTER release new single “Monday Night Terrors”
Today DEADLETTER release their new single “Monday Night Terrors”. Hailing from Yorkshire, the now South London rooted band channel the droll fury of The Fall and the lopsided rhythm of Gang of Four into a strain of vehement post-punk, exploring the darker side of existence through a lens of narrative-driven levity.
Although meditation, yoga and taking naps are effective forms of stress relief, listening to music is one of the easiest ways to get your dopamine flowing. Researchers at Delamere Health have uncovered the world’s most relaxing music artists.
As part of the Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll campaign by Delamere Health, the team analysed popular relaxing and chilled playlists of Spotify to reveal which artists were featured the most, to determine who is considered the most ‘relaxing’.
JANGO FLASH – Newcastle alt-rockers share ‘My Mercedes’ | released July 28th
Newcastle alt-rockers Jango Flash announce their arrival with scintillating effort ‘My Mercedes’, set for release July 28th ahead of their first ever UK tour dates.
A thrilling indication of the self-proclaimed ‘kamikaze-pop’ outfit’s glittering potential, ‘My Mercedes’ marks the band’s frenetic introduction onto the emerging scene, having locked themselves away in their riverside lair writing and recording a batch of new material over the last twelve months.
Heavy Metal Tribute Heroes TRAGEDY Mash Up Slayer and The Weather Girls on “Raining Blood/It’s Raining Men”
If you’ve never headbanged to the tunes of Slayer’s thunderous riff-fest “Raining Blood”combined with “It’s Raining Men” by American duo The Weather Girls, it’s about time! Get wild with the world’s hottest metal tribute to The Bee Gees and beyond, as New York based cover song reinventors TRAGEDY have just released a remastered version of this insane mash up, “Raining Blood/It’s Raining Men”.
Consistently proving himself as one-to-watch, Miles carves his own place in the industry with his contemporary stylings. Seamlessly blending hip-hop vocabulary with impactful pop melodies, ‘Medicine’ sees Miles outline the notion of being hypnotized by an intoxicating relationship, as stripped back sonics lay solid ground for his self-assured vocal prowess.
Austin, Texas acclaimed heavy rockers DUEL team up with Outlaws Of The Sun to premiere the second track taken from their upcoming fourth studio album ‘In Carne Persona’, to be released October 1st on Heavy Psych Sounds. Lift « The Veil » now!
TENILLE TOWNES DEBUTS HER POWERFUL MUSIC VIDEO FOR “GIRL WHO DIDN’T CARE”
Townes’ vision for the new music video is to inspire young girls to always chase their dreams, no matter how hard or how distant they may seem.
To help bring Townes’ vision to life she tapped Mason Dixon to direct the video and enlisted the help of three real-life ‘girls who didn’t care.’
Josie Proto makes powerful statement with “I Just Wanna Walk Home” music video [Annie Mac co-sign]
Co-directed by Josie with Laura Marcus, the video aims to show that the sense of frustration Josie talks about in the song – a frank addressing of her thoughts and experiences of the unsafety of women in society – is a shared experience between so many women, and that the simple step of making the conversation more open is the first step to creating change.
ANISE has just released her ‘OBEY’ music video
Anise not only directed the ‘Obey’ video herself, she also wrote and co-produced the track. She’s a very talented artist and strong support for the video has come from Wonderland, SingersRoom, PAUSE Magazine and Blacpire among others. Landing your support would really go a long way.
PARCELS – Release New Single and Video ‘Comingback’
“Comingback” delivers more of the satisfying, infectious grooves existing fans have come to expect, and is destined to win over a whole new legion of converts. Standing out as truly unique amid the current musical landscape, Parcels are a classic band for atypical times.
ARLIE RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘poppin’
“poppin” juxtaposes today’s fast paced, social media-influenced lifestyle against the slower moving, funk infused 1970s. The new single and video also showcase Banks’ unconventional songwriting and ingenious fantasies.
Zella Day Releases New Song and Video “Golden”
Los Angeles, CA’s Zella Day is thrilled to release a brand new song called “Golden” today via Concord Records. “Golden” is full of luminous harmonies, a shimmery, skirt-twirling disco beat, and one of the best choruses Day has ever written. A video for the song, directed by Corey “Titanic” Sinclair, and concepted by Day and Titanic, can also be seen today as well.
TENILLE TOWNES DEBUTS HER POWERFUL MUSIC VIDEO FOR “GIRL WHO DIDN’T CARE”
“I am so excited about this music video and honored to have Alyssa, Sarah, and Shannon be a part of it,” says Townes. “It was incredible to see the idea for this video come to life with all of them in it. I believe it’s a really powerful thing to see real people living out real stories of chasing their dreams. It’s what makes a dream seem like a possible thing. I hope when people watch this, they feel inspired to chase their own dreams.”
TURNSTILE SHARE NEW SONG & MUSIC VIDEO – “BLACKOUT”
TURNSTILE have shared “BLACKOUT,” a brand-new single off their forthcoming album GLOW ON, which will be released August 27th on Roadrunner Records (album art / tracklisting below). Available today on all streaming platforms, “BLACKOUT” is joined by an animated music video directed by TURNSTILE with Alexis Jamet and Logan Triplett heading the animation – watch it HERE.
BLEACHERS RELEASE “SECRET LIFE” FT. LANA DEL REY – BLEACHERS THIRD ALBUM TAKE THE SADNESS OUT OF SATURDAY NIGHT COMES OUT FRIDAY
Today, Bleachers release “Secret Life” ft. Lana Del Rey. This is the latest track to be released off Bleachers’ highly anticipated 3rd album Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night which will be released this Friday, July 30th via RCA Records.
Locklyn sophomore single is about her growth over the last year. She wanted this single to show how much improvement she made since her last project, this is one of the many new songs she will be releasing in the near future.
” I hope that my new work shows how much I’ve been trying to “Grow” myself and perfect my craft. I can’t recall a time or place that I haven’t revolved my life around music, music is my escape.”