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USAIN BOLT DEBUT ALBUM “COUNTRY YUTES” TO ARRIVE SEPTEMBER 3
Duran Duran share ‘Anniversary’ from forthcoming album, ‘Future Past’
Today, Duran Duran share the anthemic ‘ANNIVERSARY’, produced by the band along with British DJ/producer, Erol Alkan and the third song taken from their fifteenth studio album, ‘FUTURE PAST’, set for global release on October 22 via TAPE MODERN for BMG.
The Wednesday, November 10th Dave Matthews Band show at Mohegan Sun Arena has been rescheduled to Monday, November 8th. The Tuesday, November 9th Dave Matthews Band performance will remain the same. Tickets for the November 10th show will be honored for the new date on November 8th. Refunds will also be available at the point of purchase for fans who cannot attend the rescheduled date. Refund requests must be submitted by 10:00am ET on Tuesday, September 7th.
Introducing Tel Aviv’s hottest new act: KAYMA. Fronted by the commercially successful multi-instrumentalist/producer Ori Toledano (known for writing and producing music for some of the world’s largest brands under the pseudonym Snowstar.Company), KAYMA is an edgy pop project with an irresistibly catchy Top 40 feel.
Pittsburgh Teen LanceDaYungin Shares “Slide”
16-year-old rapper and singer LanceDaYoungin is making his introduction with a track / visual called “Slide” – showing early on his knack for creating bops over intoxicating melodies and dynamic storytelling. On the track, Lance lets loose exasperated yelps as he oscillates between images of street-level trauma and sincere declarations of love for a ride or die anthem. Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA., Lance was just a kid when he drew the attention of Trap-Illustrated (home to Hardo etc) – now he hopes to be one of the biggest stars the city has seen in a decade. Stay tuned for more announcements very soon…
Brisbane’s Smoking Martha kick things up another notch with new single ‘Liquid Sunshine’
Following on from the fired up ‘Good Girls’ single release in May, Brisbane four piece Smoking Martha serve up another dose of slick rock music in new track, ‘Liquid Sunshine’.
The song is another prime example of the band’s dynamism: from Natasha Doherty’s powerful vocals, through to the band’s hold on arrangement and production.
That’s the good book on the cover of groove jazz guitarist dee Brown’s forthcoming album, not a tantalizing spy novel titled “Deep Secrets.” But like a thrilling page turner, Brown delves into mystery on his fifth album that drops September 3 on Innervision Records. He ponders God’s mysteries on the collection of R&B, jazz, soul and gospel songs that he wrote and produced with GRAMMY nominated producer Valdez Brantley with production and mixing assistance from Billboard chart-topper Blake Aaron, multiple GRAMMY nominee Darren Rahn and Nate Harasim.
Artist: The Lou Baxter Project – Album: All-In On Love
Lucky number seven! With “All-in on love” “The Lou Baxter Project” releases its seventh single. The track convinces with funky guitar riffs, harmonious vocals, tight horns and crisp retro organs. The feel-good song is about an unusual declaration of love in a small suburban casino.The track is based on a true incident and is inspired by the eventful life of Lou Baxter – the name and idea giver of the Lou Baxter Project.
LEXI BERG SHARES THE OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE ‘LONELY WORLD’
The spotlight continues to shine on talented Swedish-American singer-songwriter, Lexi Berg, who has attracted fresh waves of attention with the release of three debut singles this year. ‘Into the Sea’, ‘Helpless To Help You’ and ‘Midnight Sun’ have been featured by Jo Whiley at Radio 2, and countless key playlists at Spotify and Apple Music, connecting Lexi with a growing fan base, plus a sync on the latest series of Love Island for ‘Midnight Sun’. Simultaneously, tastemakers The Line of Best Fit, Wonderland and tmrw have identified her as a rising star, while a long list of famous fans and followers already includes Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicholas Pinnock, Bianca Jagger, Amelia Windsor, Rebecca Ferguson and Ronan Farrow.
A singer, songwriter and poet from London via Madrid, MIKE WALSH attributes his raw and observational writing style to influences in philosophy, literature, and music; infatuated by the works and words from the minds of Seneca to Jim Morrison.
Launching his debut project with lead-off single ‘PICKINGFIGHTS’, the single joined the iTunes chart at No. 10 in Spain and No. 115 in the UK.
Rory Carney – Dreaming Through My Prime | Skope Mag
Titled ‘Dreaming Through My Prime’, it tells the all too common story of a life spent dreaming and not doing, but one that’s ultimately well lived. With an array of guitar samples and distorted drums it’s an uplifting alt-pop smash available everywhere now!
SPINN – Announce new album ‘Outside Of The Blue’ out 5th November via Modern Sky UK | Release title-track ‘Outside Of The Blue’
Drawing inspiration from Buddhist teachings and the hopeful attitude of frontman Johnny Quinn, Liverpool-based four-piece SPINN return with news of their staggering second album ‘Outside Of The Blue’ – due Friday 5th November via Modern Sky UK. To coincide with the announcement, the band also unveil a new single in the form of title-track ‘Outside Of The Blue’.
Jelly Cleaver shares new single “Forever Presence: Pt. 2” + announces new EP “Forever Presence” | Out 12th November via Gearbox Records
South London guitarist, activist, producer, and singer-songwriter Jelly Cleaver has announced details of her new debut EP with her group “The Forever Presence”, as well as her signing to taste-maker independent label Gearbox Records (Graham Costello, The Cookers, Abdullah Ibrahim, Thiago Nassif). The EP is due for digital and vinyl release in November 2021.
Berlin-based Irish music, Ruth Mac, has announced her new single Living Room set to be released through Beth Shalom Records on September 1st. The single is the lead single and title-track from Mac’s forthcoming debut EP, set for release in late 2021.
Living Room is an infectious indie-disco track from the Berlin-based Irish musician(/Galway native.) A sunkissed zinger, Mac’s well-crafted lyrics dance around a steady disco pulse, lush / surfesque guitars and (dreamy) keys.
Life Renewed Release Their New Project Single/Video “Vision:ReVision”
“Vision:ReVision” is a special project by Rob Volkoff guitarist/songwriter/manager (Aseity). A true story told by the one who lived it, in hopes of maybe helping someone else. “Vision:ReVision” features Robert Short (Service of Shadows) on Harsh Vocals & Jarrett Booker (Eyes of Eli) on Additional Harsh Vocals & Clean Vocals. This is the second single from the coming EP Launching From Ground Zero (date not announced yet) and the follow-up to his first single “By Faith”. Living through a suicide attempt and gaining a perspective to see life is worth living brings Rob’s music together, in hopes that it will help another person identify that jointly with hope, understanding, and help we can make it through.
Singer/songwriter Taylor Rae’s “Home on the Road” video premieres today on Digital Journal and kicks off a run on CMT Music. The clip opens with a shot of Taylor packing her guitar and leaving a retro roadside motel to climb into a black, banged up fleet side 1970 Chevy pickup truck. Overhead drone footage shows a two-lane blacktop and the lone vehicle moving down the road. Throughout, super-saturated colors enhance the vibrant “open to anything and anything is possible” message of the song, and that in turn guides the visuals.
Experimental alt-pop duo APRE return with joyous offering ‘All Mine’, set for release September 1st as part of their forthcoming nine-track mixtape ‘A001’, primed to arrive early next year.
Showcasing the sound of a band firmly returning to their roots, ‘All Mine’ details an all-encompassing relationship steeped within their trademark synth-pop specialism, and provides the sequel to debut track ‘All Yours’ as they revisit the very start of their time together and herald new beginnings following acclaimed 2020 mini-album ‘Always In My Head’.