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Puma Blue Releases “Phone Calls: A Short Film” | Announces North American & European Tour | Pre-Order Deluxe Edition of ‘In Praise Of Shadows’
Puma Blue won widespread critical acclaim with the release of his debut LP In Praise of Shadows earlier this year. Described by NME as “a brief moment of relief for those lost in the darkness” the album found his storytelling at its most honest and vulnerable to date whilst his production reached new heights whilst retaining its characteristic bedroom intimacy.
Wild Pink Share “Amalfi (Live)”
In a year that has seen them release one of the most critically revered albums so far, an EP featuring a collaboration with Samia and a collection of covers that landed them a KEXP Live At Home Session, Wild Pink are set for one final release to close the A BillIon Little Lights chapter. Ahead of the highly anticipated full US tour with Ratboys that begins in Pittsburgh on September 12th, John Ross and co. are releasing A Billion Little Lights: Live and today are sharing the first track, “Amalfi (Live)”.
Moment House Raises $12M In Series A Funding
Social live media platform Moment House today announced it has closed a $12 million Series A round led by Forerunner Ventures. Other investors participating in the round included UTA Ventures, IDEO, Halsey, Whitney Cummings, Kaytranada & manager William Robillard-Cole, Dumb Money Capital (Devon Townsend, founder of Cameo, and Cody Ko), Noel Miller, actor/singer Tom Felton, Parcast Founder & Spotify executive Max Cutler, former YouTube executive Shishir Mehrotra, Clubhouse executive Aarthi Ramamurthy, Adobe executive Scott Belsky, Discord executive Anjney Midha, Defy Ventures, Work Life Ventures and media entrepreneur Richard Rosenblatt.
BLACKSTARKIDS Release “FIGHT CLUB” Single & Video
“‘FIGHT CLUB’ really captures the way we feel when we’re all together and everything is going smoothly for us,” says BLACKSTARKIDS on the single.
Marshawn Lynch Announces A$AP Ferg, Rich The Kid, Too $hort, P-Lo And More For Three-Day Vegas Experience
Marshawn Lynch is bringing the first ever BEASTMODE Experience to Las Vegas on the opening weekend of the football Season (September 10-13). For three days and three nights, Las Vegas will be in full BEASTMODE with tailgates, pool parties, clubs, viewing parties, and then some – all hosted by the iconic running back and BEASTMODE founder Marshawn Lynch.
The BEASTMODE Experience, brought to you by Pollen Presents, gives you the chance to get up close and personal with the legend himself. BEASTMODE kicks off on Friday night (Sept 10th) with a takeover of the famed Drai’s Nightclub, which will be hosted by Marshawn with performances by energetic Harlem artist A$AP Ferg and San Francisco’s own DJ Shabazz.
VX Duse Drops Debut Music Video “Prism” Shot in London
London-based artist VX Duse has today dropped a new song “Prism”, the first single from his eponymous debut EP, slated to drop in October. “Prism” sets the tone for the impending project; alternative R&B blended with production elements of Latin trap and notes of UK drill.
SIGRID SHARES BRAND NEW SINGLE “BURNING BRIDGES”
“It’s inspired by one of the toughest things I’ve been through. It’s a song that’s about the point where you just have to say in a relationship, ‘you know what, let’s just finish this’. That moment of enough is enough, and you need a clean break.” – Sigrid
Sigrid makes a triumphant return to the world stage today with the release of ‘Burning Bridges,’ a hypnotic, up-tempo anthem that premiered as Charli XCX’s Hottest Record during artist month, with the pop star stating: “that song goes super hard, it’s amazing!” ‘Burning Bridges’ follows the Norwegian pop sensation’s first single of 2021, the monumental ‘Mirror’, which ELLE described as the “empowerment anthem of the summer.”
L’FREAQ shares fierce, toxicity free new single “LOUD” today from her forthcoming ‘Showgirl’ EP, out in 9/23
Today, LA-based dark-synth pop artist, L’FREAQ, shares her newest single, “LOUD,” from her sophomore EP, Showgirl, due out on September 23, 2021 via Position Music. In a music world (and the whole world) where women have consistently been silenced, taken as a joke, out-shadowed and pushed around, this song reminds anyone who’s ever been shut up not to shut down. In fact, L’FREAQ recommends getting loud. As the ferocious beat slaps, the fiercely free lyrics gain momentum: “You ask me why can’t you sit down and shut up and wait your turn / I want it now so I guess you could say I never learn” and “I’m gonna be loud / I’m gonna break out / So watch my mouth / I’m gonna be loud / I’m gonna break the mold.”
CHLOE MORIONDO REVEALS “WHAT IF IT DOESN’T END WELL” OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO
Earlier this month, Moriondo shared new single and video for “not okay (feat. Mazie),” which received praise from FLOOD Magazine, Ones To Watch and UPROXX, who lauded the track’s “danceable energy.” In September, Chloe will embark on a North American headline tour, kicking off September 30th in Cleveland, Ohio. The run includes sold out dates at The Roxy in Los Angeles, CA and New York City’s Bowery Ballroom, wrapping up with a home-state performance at El Club in Detroit, MI.
THe LYONZ celebrate freedom with fifth EP of 2021!
With ‘Now We Dance’, THe LYONZ let loose after a long realization of the world’s current state and conclude that all that is left to do is dance for our sanity.
Chin Injeti Shares Smooth New Single “Sparrow”
In the music industry, Chin has had a decorated career songwriting and producing with/for many household names. Chin spent years creating, touring and performing all over North America with the likes of The Fugees, The Roots, Jamiroquoi, A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul and so many more. During that time, Chin perfected his craft, working behind the board. He then teamed up with DJ Khalil, with whom he made music with and for the likes of Dr Dre, Eminem, Drake, Pink, Aloe Blacc, The Clipse, Lecrae, K’Naan and so many other artists. During this time, Chin received multiple awards including three Grammys and two JUNO Awards.
GRiZ Enters the Weed Game With Launch of Two Cannabis Lines
Electro-funk star, multi-instrumentalist, producer and life-long stoner GRiZ, today announced the launch of two premium cannabis lines – the THC focused, Astro Hippie, debuting in Michigan, and the nationally available, CBD brand, Telescope.
Astro Hippie, is a window into the stoner culture of yesteryear, a top-shelf, tantalizingly potent series of flower strains geared towards experimenters and tokers who want to explore life in maximum color; who want to listen to music that tickles their ears and blows their minds; who want to road trip in a beat up van and crank mixtapes. It’s a love letter to the weed culture GRiZ grew up in, and a deliberate rebuttal to the pristine, faceless, private equity brands that are sprouting up post-legalization.
Dro Kenji Has No Use For Love In New Video For “I’M RICH NOW B**CH”
After pressing play on Dro Kenji’s music, it becomes clear why Taz Taylor, Nick Mira, and the rest of Internet Money took such a liking to his sound. Kenji has the ability to seamlessly blend emo and alternative-pop sounds, while still capturing the dark, brooding tones that evokes the likes of early Internet Money collaborators like Juice WRLD. Today, the MiraTouch-signed artist comes back with a new video for his single, “I’M RICH NOW B**CH,” which serves as the opening track on his recently released project, F*CK YOUR FEELINGS. The song highlights Kenji’s singing prowess, letting his vocals soar while pouring his heart out about not needing love after his newfound success. The track features crisp, ethereal production from some of Internet Money’s finest – Cxdy, Census, Taz Taylor and Humblebeee.
X Ambassadors release provocative ‘Adrenaline’ video
Multi-platinum-selling rock band X Ambassadors have shared the video for current single ‘Adrenaline’. Directed by Daniel Iglesias Jr., the clip finds the band’s front man, Sam Nelson Harris, in a chaotic state of mind as he puts himself in extremely dangerous situations, pushing the boundaries of life in search of that adrenergic high. The video is indicative of the mental health struggles that people face every day, including Sam.
‘Dear Evan Hansen (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)’ Set for Release on Interscope Records September 24; Brand New Recordings of “Waving Through A Window” & “You Will Be Found” Out Today
On September 24, Interscope Records will release Dear Evan Hansen: (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). The 16-track album features new recordings by the film cast of beloved songs from the Tony®-winning Broadway phenomenon with music and lyrics by the Oscar®, Grammy®, and Tony® winning songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, The Greatest Showman). Universal Pictures’ Dear Evan Hansen opens in theaters nationwide on September 24.
Artist: MAD SNAX – Album: G-Wagon
Multi talanted producers, songwriters and DJ’s, MAD SNAX burst into the scene in earlt 2021 after releasing their debut single back to you through storm music group. Not long after that duo quickly found themselves writing for and collaborating with many indurty giants such as sunlike brothers, coopex, new beat order and many more! with releases on storm, loudkult and Spinnin’ /maximize the duo are set to have an exciting career ahead of them.
LA JOVEN SENSACIÓN DE SALSA LUIS VÁSQUEZ LANZA SU NUEVO SENCILLO Y VIDEO MUSICAL “ME TIENES MAL”
El joven prodigio de la salsa Luis Vázquez presenta hoy su nuevo sencillo “Me Tienes Mal”. El tema es una composición de Damian Santiago y el arreglo musical estuvo a cargo de Jay Lugo.
La canción “Me Tienes Mal” cuenta la historia de un joven que se enamora de una chica de su clase pero no sabe cómo decírselo. Mientras tanto, está imaginando todos los escenarios posibles en su cabeza.
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats release knockout video for new single ‘Survivor’…
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats premiere the official music video for their knockout single “Survivor.” Directed by longtime collaborator Brantley Gutierrez, the video features professional boxer Prince Charles Martin who was an IBF Heavyweight Champion of The World and has 25 KOs in 31 fights. Following its release last week, “Survivor” is currently the #1 most added track at Triple A Radio as well as #3 most added at Alternative Radio. The song is also the first track to be revealed from the band’s third studio album, The Future, set for release on November 5 via Stax Records.