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Rich The Kid and Polo G Ball Like James Naismith in “Prada” (Remix) Video
A world-class collaborator and even better flexer, Rich The Kid is an influential figure in the trap scene. Revealing that his street-savvy instincts haven’t faded as his bankroll has grown, Rich The Kid shares the video “Prada” (Remix). Released last week, the song features a drill-influenced, piano-heavy beat and a nasty verse from Polo G. In the video, directed by Gemini Vision, Rich and Polo post up at a mansion, as Rich shows off his ivory tinkling skills and Polo digs an unmarked grave.
Philadelphia based singer-songwriter, Kaitlyn Myers, takes inspiration from the vintage sounds of Motown and soul, but adds the modern rhythms of today’s pop music. Her passion for mental health and social justice are vividly reflected in her lyrics. In her debut EP, “Chasing Dopamine” (produced by Shannon McArthur), Kaitlyn discusses her trifles with depersonalization and anxiety throughout all five songs. In her more recent single, “Star Spangled Revolution”, she modified the American National Anthem to represent the Black Lives Matter Movement, donating all proceeds to organizations that support the cause (Learn More under the Activism tab). She is currently writing more original music and looks forward to more releases this year.
REDEMPTUS: Porto sludgy post-metal/hardcore crew reveals “Forgive and Forget” lyric video
Portuguese visionary heavy trio Redemptus will release their 3rd full-length, blackhearted, on September 07th in cooperation with Gruesome Records, Raging Planet Records, Regulator Records, and Ring Leader Records in different formats: Vinyl, CD, Cassette, and digital. As the final preview of the album, the hardcore fueled sludge/post-metal group has issued the lyric video for the track “Forgive and Forget.”
Gothic/Industrial Metal Band AUTUMN STAY Gets “Closer To The Edge” With New Video
Gothic/Industrial Metal band AUTUMN STAY have just unveiled their new video for the single, “Closer To The Edge.” The video made its premiere on Side-Line Magazine on August 10.
Lyrically, the song dives into the dark side of being an artist and how often artists push themselves to the very brink of insanity. This song has everything from heavy hitting guitars to head bopping synth, to vocal harmonies that make you feel like you’re listening to a Sunday church choir!
Local vocal powerhouse Sarah Yagki returns today with the announcement of her new single, the personal alt-R&B/pop single ‘Rewind’.
The release of the track follows on from a trio of single releases from the Sydney artist; music that has demonstrated Sarah’s matured songwriting talents and the development of her own unique voice.
Toronto-Based Latin-Pop Artists MellyQueen & Skyzz Set the Night Ablaze with “Lento y Pegadito”
This simmering late-summer heat is no match when it comes to heating up the room like Latin-pop artists MellyQueen and Skyzz do on their fresh track, “Lento y Pegadito” — available now!
Driven with poppy composition, enticing vocalizations, and some undeniable musical magnetism, the two Toronto-based multi-talented artists soar beyond the stratosphere with their newest single — and first collaboration.
joan Release New Bop & Visual “something special”!
joan, about “something special, say, “this song makes you feel so nice, and if you disagree, we can’t be friends. sorry, but it’s true. this song started as a doobie brothers tribute song, just having some fun one day. we were just messing around with keyboard sounds and came across the chords to what are now the chorus chords. we looked at each other and said “wow this feels special, ohhh special. let’s write around that word.” and then all the sudden the lyrics to the chorus fell into place and we just got more and more excited with each minute that passed. the rest of the song just kind of worked itself out.
Today, Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers) shares a new music video for his single, “The Adventures of Pee Pee The Sailor,” via Guitar World. The video, directed by Jeffrey Garcia, features Paul’s friends playing the following colorful roles: Furly Travis as Pee Pee, Niles Williamson as The Tuff Guy, Grady Roper as the Bearded Little Girl, and Rebekah Porter as the Leap Frog Cowboy Gal. The wild track itself comes off his solo return LP, Born Stupid, out now via Shimmy Disc/Joyful Noise.
OLD MAN WIZARD RELEASE “GOD IS YOUR FRIEND”
Heavy prog rockers OLD MAN WIZARD have released their song “God Is Your Friend” via The Obelisk. The song is taken from the upcoming album Kill Your Servants Quietly which is out on November 5th.
Frontman Francis Roberts commented:
“This song went through a ton of iterations before I settled on the version you’re hearing today. It was almost an acoustic song! I’m glad we switched directions and ended up with whatever the doom metal dance party that’s on the album is. Here are some fun facts about it:
THE NECROSEXUAL STREAMS NEW EP AT NEW NOISE MAGAZINE
NECROSEXUAL, the most electrifying band in corpse entertainment, has unveiled the meat of their new EP, Seeds Of Seduction, at New Noise Magazine. The album will be released tomorrow on cassette via Folkvangr Records.
The NECROSEXUAL himself commented:
“Seeds Of Seduction is the most cohesive Necrosexual effort to date. Our thick riffs pile on the beef. And my lyrical attack brings the spicy heat. Feast your senses on ‘Seeds Of Seduction’, and get lost in the labyrinth of my loins!”
New Track from Swiss Act ‘Peacebone’
Peacebone’s forthcoming album, ‘Metanoïa,’ releases on October 1st, and comprises eight tracks. The album is preceded by two singles. “Arcane” was released with a music video on July 30th. The second single, “Doctor Please” was released August 27th with a visualiser.
IMAGINE DRAGONS RELEASE FIFTH STUDIO ALBUM MERCURY – ACT 1
Teaming up with esteemed producer Rick Rubin, Mercury – Act 1 is a candid album that abandons metaphorically charged lyrics and instead embraces emotional extremities, holding nothing back. The title draws inspiration from the word “mercurial.”
SINGER/SONGWRITER/PRODUCER PETER MCPOLAND RELEASES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SINGLE “SHIT SHOW”
Starting the track off with relaxing guitar strums layered with his buttery smooth vocals, it only takes Peter until the first chorus to break out the electric guitar and drums to officially declare his life a shit show and fully embrace it.
Ella Therese To Release Intoxicating Single ‘Confusion’ & Video Accompaniment (Out Sept 3)
Submerged in a darkly addictive beat, Ella’s rich vocal tone roams melodically through the verses, thickened by vivid vocal and synth layerings. Lucid and luring, each element is intentionally placed, the slick production emphasising wild guitar sounds and effective spots of silence. As the song continues its subtle build, the bridge arrives with choir-like vocal precision, with Ella’s entrancing voice demanding full attention, followed by a final chorus that insists on motion and movement.
Märvel launch single inspired by ABBA’s Agnetha Fältskog and her Dutch stalker..
Swedish power-trio Märvel launch the single and music video “Slasher with a Broken Heart”. The track is the first taste of an upcoming studio album that will be released in 2022 as part of the band’s 20-years anniversary. Inspired by the love story between ABBA singer Agnetha Fältskog and her stalker, “Slasher with a Broken Heart” tells a tale of both love, loneliness and obsession, all filtered through Märvel’s energetic, powerful, and undoubtedly catchy take on melodic garage rock.