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David Ferguson’s name comes up quite frequently when one starts to dig into who’s behind Nashville’s most revered recordings of the last 40 years. A Grammy Award-winning recording engineer, studio owner, video game soundtrack composer, and collaborator with the likes of Johnny Cash, John Prine, and Sturgill Simpson, there’s one thing Ferguson has never been called up until now; a recording artist.
Child of Night demonstrate the destructive power of cult devotion in their music video for “Son”
“Son” is the second single from Child of Night’s new album “The Walls at Dawn.” The visual for “Son” follows a cult leader from the perspective of his followers. He utilizes his power over people causing them to commit heinous acts. At no point do any of the adherents question the nature of their acts.
Detailing vivid accounts of street politics and experiences in his lyrics, Potter began his musical journey in 2013 when he released his debut mixtape ‘Training Day’. Soon after, he gained traction with a series of freestyles, which have accumulated over 25m+ views to date. Potter continued to show his versatility and consistency and in 2016 he unveiled ‘Training Day 2’, which was soon followed by features with the likes of Giggs, Stormzy and Young Adz. Following a short hiatus, Potter returned in 2020 with ‘Training Day 3’ -the final installment to his trilogy. The mixtape charted at #3 in the UK chart, his highest charting position and to date has accumulated over 68 million combined streams.
DJ Gutta Butta and Slimmy B Share All Net EP ft. Icewear Vezzo, DaBoii & More
Coming fresh out of Vallejo, CA, DJ Gutta Butta and Slimmy B (formerly of SOB x RBE) have been tearing up the East Bay with their street-savvy slaps. Today, the DJ/Rapper duo shares All Net, a collaborative EP, complete with glistening mob instrumentals and verses from street rap all-stars. Compiling six new songs that run the street rap spectrum, All Net gets its power from Slimmy B’s breakneck, against-the-beat flow and his casually flossy flexes.
Eliza Noble and Jennifer Skillman have been a tight partnership for almost a decade as Eli & Fur. Meeting at school, they were rave buddies in their teens, hitting up clubs and DJing at friends’ parties for fun. They’ve toured the globe and have graced the stages of the biggest festivals in the world including Coachella, Tomorrowland and Glastonbury. Riding high off the back of their debut album release earlier this summer, they make their return with “Burning” via Astralwerks.
Astræa releases brand new single ‘Stranger’
‘Stranger’ is a wonderfully sophisticated ode to retro pop, like an ethereal and nostalgic gaze through fluorescent, heart-shaped sunglasses. Classic synthesisers, drum pads and luscious electronic textures overlap with one another to create a familiar 80’s sound, complimenting Astræa’s stunning voice as her pensive lyrics detail the flame of a romance slowly dimming.
SAM RYDER DEBUTS NEW SINGLE “MORE”
Sam’s unmistakeable vocals soar throughout the song as he passionately calls out for more of the things that truly matter in life. Commenting on the track’s inspiration, Sam added, “Life’s ornaments can distract us from life’s treasures… and that’s what I wrote this song about.”
Trading the prospect of fame and fortune for a quiet life lived on his own terms, Asher Roth aims to educate and entertain with his carefully crafted rap music. Sharing a one-of-a-kind new project, a concept album created in collaboration with dozens of producers over the internet, Asher drops The Greenhouse Effect Vol. 3. Continuing a series that started under DJ Drama’s Gangsta Grillz moniker, Greenhouse Effect Vol. 3 finds the Philadelphia native rediscovering his love for the art of rapping, weaving a complicated “rap opera” storyline around beats sourced from Twitch and Discord.
ABRAHAM MATEO PRESENTA SENSUAL Y ATREVIDA FUSIÓN POP-URBANA “REPETÍAMOS”
Hoy, el artista español Abraham Mateo lanzó su nuevo sencillo y video musical de la fusión pop-urbana “Repetíamos”.
“Repetíamos” es un tema atrevido que resalta la sofisticada voz de Abraham Mateo, mezclándola con ritmos modernos y melodías elegantes, lo que da como resultado una hermosa canción que puedes disfrutar escuchándola al mismo tiempo que la puedes sentir.
Midwest emo & UK hip-hop meet in Keeper’s new single
Nu-punk artist Keeper’s latest single “Change” is truly a melting pot of sound with a blend of midwest emo meets UK hip hop, and a dash of pop punk. The song begins with an American Football-worthy guitar lick and a speedy vocal delivery before crashing into a full-frontal assault of a chorus.
BTS TO APPEAR ON YOUTUBE’S “RELEASED” ON SEPTEMBER 9
21st century pop icons BTS are set to appear on a special episode of YouTube Originals’ weekly music series “RELEASED” on Thursday, September 9 at 11:45 PM ET leading directly into the Premiere of “BTS ‘Permission to Dance’ MV (Shorts Challenge ver.)” on September 10 at Midnight ET. The band will be joined by Coldplay frontman, Chris Martin, for an intimate conversation on what inspired the #PermissiontoDance Challenge on YouTube Shorts and to discuss their shared experience as global musicians. The special episode will also feature a selection of Shorts from the challenge created by BTS fans around the world including the U.S., India, Russia, South Korea, the United Kingdom and more.
Chime School announces debut LP & shares the lead single; self-titled LP is due 11/5 on Slumberland
Today Chime School are sharing their new single/video “Taking Time To Tell You,” the lead single from their upcoming Slumberland self-titled debut. Chime School is due on 11/5 via Slumberland Records.
SHAMBOLICS – Release New Single: “Sharp As A Razor” || UK Tour Dates
As they look ahead to a major slot at TRNSMT festival next week, the band will also be hitting a string of UK tour dates this autumn – many of which are already SOLD OUT.
SHAMBOLICS’ ability to produce addictive dreamy indie-rock anthems is unrivalled – a reputation that has long cemented them as established favourites on Scottish turf. Their potent sound has translated across the nation, earning media praise and selling out major venues such as St Lukes in Glasgow and The Water Rats in London in a heartbeat.
Cult LA band // Inner Wave “Mystery”
“Mystery” represents a consummate marriage of music and message; lyrically, the song is an inscrutable but compelling story of a personal crisis – a perfect parallel to its ethereal soundscapes. Sotelo describes the track simply and enigmatically as “a song about a girl in a bad situation who is indecisive of what to do next.”
Fueled By Ramen band The Front Bottoms have released a new single “Lover Boy,” which is available today on all streaming platforms.
Commenting on the track, The Front Bottoms shared, “We started working on ‘Lover Boy’ in 2019 and we decided it would be a fun song to play live on our upcoming tour. Hopefully you all agree and enjoy the song.”
FORGETTING THE MEMORIES Share New Single “A Voice In The Static” – New Album ‘Vemond’ Coming September 24
Swedish metalcore five-piece FORGETTING THE MEMORIES have released their new single “A Voice In The Static”. It’s the fourth single from the new album, ‘Vemod’, coming September 24th via Long Branch Records.