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Watch Andrew Krull’s new “Green Lake” lyric video; debut EP is due 8/27
Today Andrew Krull is sharing the second single from their upcoming debut EP. Watch the lyric video for “Green Lake” directed by Jess Bass. It All Goes will be self-released on August, 27th. ICYMI: them. recently featured Andrew’s “Magnolia” in their 7 Best New Songs by Queer Artists feature.
TOMORROW X TOGETHER RETURN WITH THE CHAOS CHAPTER: FIGHT OR ESCAPE
TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s latest album, The Chaos Chapter: FIGHT OR ESCAPE, marks a swift return for the band just three months after their previous release, The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE. The new repackage album, which completes TOMORROW X TOGETHER’s ‘Chaos Chapter’ series, depicts a world in which their dreams have been swept away by the towering presence of reality. As the world he once knew crumbles away, the boy feels small, insignificant, empty, and frozen. It isn’t until ‘you’ awaken the emotion of ‘love’ inside of him, that the boy seeks to step out beyond the freeze. In The Chaos Chapter: FIGHT OR ESCAPE, he wants to make a choice for ‘you’: to FIGHT against the world or to ESCAPE together with you.
MasonRoseGray is a singer/songwriter based in Florida. Creating music with the sole intention of shining light into the dark and exposing the truth, her sound blends indie, folk and blues with honest and raw lyrics, unlocking a whole new world; the good, the bad, the ugly. Inspired by the likes of Miranda Lambert, Billie Eilish and David Bowie, Gray evokes a unique and infectious sound that encourages self-love and ultimately provides the key to happiness.
X Ambassadors release new track ‘Adrenaline’
In the making of the ineffably catchy ‘Adrenaline’ the band set their sights on redefining the parameters of the prototypical arena-rock anthem. “In the past we’ve done songs like ‘Jungle,’ which is a very aggro rock song where I’m shouting the whole time,” says lead singer Sam Nelson Harris, referring to their platinum-certified 2015 hit. “With ‘Adrenaline’ I wanted to see if we could make something that felt just as anthemic, but where I’m whispering for most of the song.”
Swiss alternative indie/lo-fi DIY artist Maxime Sacchetto unveiled new single “Tut Mir Weh” /
DIY Indie/drone/folk/lo-fi artist from Lausanne (Switzerland), Maxime Sacchetto just premiered the single from its new S/T solo album with the official music video of “Tut Mir Weh” available right now on YouTube.
Today, August 17th, Welsh oddballs Melin Melyn share their highly anticipated debut EP ‘Blomonj’ via Bingo Records. This will be followed up by appearances at Green Man & End Of The Road Festival.
The Picturebooks Talk ‘The Major Minor Collective’ Collaboration Album Feat. Halestorm, Refused, Clutch, etc.
“Ever since touring with Black Stone Cherry, we became huge fans, especially of Chris Robertson´s voice and guitar wizardry. When we finished writing this song we knew this one was for him. We sent the song over and Chris came back with the most amazing vocals and guitar solo! There was an instant connection and understanding of where this song needed to go, a dream collaboration,” states THE PICTUREBOOKS about the new track.
While Canadians were largely at loose ends self-isolating during the lengthy series of pandemic-related lockdowns, prolific folk singer/songwriter James Gordon hunkered down and got busy creating his 40th album, When I Stayed Home — available now.
RED DEVIL VORTEX Releases New Single “ALIVE” + Official Music Video
“ALIVE is the song that starts a new era for Red Devil Vortex, presenting the prodigy guitarist Luis Kalil as the new member. It’s a song of empowerment, about believing in yourself and being free to live on your own terms. After all the craziness and uncertainties brought by the Pandemic, we feel like this is a timeless message that fits the present moment perfectly, reminding us we can always be stronger and kick ass” says the band.
CAUSTIC CASANOVA release “Memory King” video
Trying to pigeonhole CAUSTIC CASANOVA musically is bound to fail, but one certainty is that the American stoner/punk/sludge/noise/riff-rockers (take your pick) are heavily invested into the avian super-flyers that graced the artwork of their last album; not to mention being keen on sharp societal commentary. All of this is evident in the band’s new animated video, stunningly created by Jase Harper, which also features a giant space squid and a banana cow. Best not to spoil too much and just let you see for yourself.
Nashville-based Americana-tinged Country artist Caleb Lee Hutchinson has released “Slot Machine Syndrome,” the title track from the forthcoming Brent Cobb-produced EP. Hutchinson and Cobb teamed up to co-write the new song which premiered exclusively via Taste of Country last week who says Hutchinson “flaunts some major songwriting maturity” on the new track and Rolling Stone Country adds that the new release showcases a “more grown-up, more defined” Hutchinson.
MOD ClassicTK Release Title Track from New EP H8 + Watch Official Music Video
Thrash band MOD ClassicTK released the official music video for the title track “H8” today. The single is from their new EP titled H8 that released to the masses on July 30th via Force 5 Records. The 5 song EP was produced by Tim McMurtrie and Eric Rachel and was mixed by Eric Rachel.
RELEASE: Donny Osmond Album “Start Again” Debuts September 10
Multi-platinum-selling recording artist and entertainment icon Donny Osmond along with BMG announce today that Osmond’s milestone 65th release, Start Again, will debut worldwide on September 10, 2021 with album pre-sales launching August 20, 2021. The album title itself was directly inspired by Osmond’s own unique career journey of constant reinvention over the course of his six decades as a world recognized performer.
NEW Seether video
Shot amongst ruins of desert homes near Joshua Tree, lead singer Shaun Morgan explains: We were trying to figure out how to make some kind of statement about the evils of social media and it evolved from one idea to the video it is now. After spending such a long period of time without any kind of personal contact with the other band members, the live performance element was especially important to us it was good for us mentally and emotionally, but it was also important to visually show that weve come out the other side after such a difficult time.
TEN & YANGYANG of WayV Release New Single “Low Low”
“Low Low” is a refreshing dance hip-hop song with bright and cheerful beats. The lyrics express the hope and excitement of not hiding your love. WayV-TEN&YANGYANG is the second unit combination of Chinese group WayV, which is gaining global popularity for their intense music and performances. “Low Low” follows WayV-KUN&XIAOJUN’s emotional ballad “Back To You,” released last month. Additionally, TEN recently released a solo single for SM “Station” called “Paint Me Naked,” which received praise from fans and critics alike.
Marcel Sletten – New Single “Kali Yuga”
The full-length debut from Athens, Georgia-based musician Marcel Sletten is a sardonic, romantic pop album. Described by Sletten as “Whitman/Titian-meets-Elvis Costello/Nick Cave,” Vicious Kisses was mostly recorded in a single week at the artist’s home in Lodi, California. “This is my insomnia album,” Sletten says, referring to Vicious Kisses’ emotionally turbulent late-night recording sessions.
Today Portland duo, Foamboy, are sharing their newest single, “Peach Smoothie” ahead of their forthcoming debut LP. My Sober Daydream will be self-released on October 1st. ICYMI: check out their “Better” music video that Consequence of Sound called one of their favorites of 2021 so far.
ALOK AND JOHN LEGEND STAR IN THE EMOTIVE VIDEO FOR ‘IN MY MIND’ – OUT NOW!
As a stellar supernova within dance music and pop with billions of artist streams to his name, Brazilian star ALOK has trodden his path with collaborations and remixes alongside huge, applauded industry names. From The Rolling Stones to Zara Larsson, from Jason Derulo to Tove Lo and more, as well as holding the title of the second biggest Instagram following of any electronic artist globally with over 25 million fans and 20 million monthly listeners on Spotify making him the most-listened to Brazilian artist in the world – he now recently linked up with John Legend on ‘In My Mind’.