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Rising Artist 4TUNAT Releases New Song and Video “MAX”
Today, rising artist 4TUNAT drops an infectious new track and video “MAX.” Produced by SupahMario (Drake, Young Thug, Lil Uzi Vert), the track features a fiery delivery and catchy hooks from 4TUNAT. The song also comes alongside an official music video, directed by Overcast (Midwxst, ericdoa). With the release of “MAX,” 4TUNAT proves that he’s on the rise as an artist to watch.
Indie-rock queer femme artist America Jayne delves into FWB boundaries in new video + single “Souvenirs”
New York’s indie-rock songstress America Jayne prides herself on being just that, only and proudly herself. Her ability to channel huge, year-long feelings into 3 minutes allows her to communicate even the toughest subjects, like owning her queer sexuality. Her next raw, guitar-driven single “Souvenirs” encapsulates a frustrating feeling of trying to stick to boundaries in a friends with benefits relationship.
KOKOKO! release new single “Donne Moi” || Out Today on Transgressive / PIAS
Today, Kinshasa collective KOKOKO! announce their brand new single, and their first new material since the release of their debut album Fongola, on Transgressive Records / [PIAS]. Featured as part of the new FIFA 22 game, new single “Donne Moi,” is an expansion on their unique sound – built from a combination of handmade unique instruments from their home in Kinshasa in the DRC and electronic production. It’s an exhilarating and compelling listen from this standout collective.
Vancouver Indie Rockers The Long War Release New Single BAD LOVE
Vancouver indie rock quintet The Long War find strength in the struggle with their new single ‘Bad Love’ out today on all digital streaming platforms.
‘Bad Love’ is the 5th single from The Long War’s sophomore album Under A Heavy Sky set for release on October 22nd. Melodic and sparse, ‘Bad Love’ takes the listener on a melancholic ride that leads to joyful hope by the end of the track.
ROBERT GRACE RELEASES NEW SINGLE “BREAK THE SILENCE” ALONG WITH THE MUSIC VIDEO
Irish pop newcomer Robert Grace releases his new single “Break The Silence” along with the music video via Sony Music Germany/RCA Records. Robert Grace is known for his straightforward, tongue-in-cheek tracks that often tackle issues many people experience, but rarely talk about openly. His hit single “Fake Fine” from last year, his most recent track “Self feat. Emma Steinbakken”, as well as other songs like “The Hurt You Gave Me” have garnered him tens of millions of plays on Spotify, millions of YouTube views, 1.9 million TikTok followers and a dedicated Instagram community.
Great whiskey, just like a great song, should always be handcrafted, memorable from the start, and is best shared with friends. That’s the idea behind Whiskey Jam Whiskey, created in partnership with Firefly Distillery and Ward Guenther, the creator of Nashville’s Music Row institution, Whiskey Jam, and accomplished singer-songwriter Patrick Davis. The whiskey is now available online for shipping nationwide, after previously only being available in Nashville, TN, and Charleston, SC.
Acclaimed Alt-Pop Songwriter My Silent Bravery Announces New Video via Wonderland Magazine
Kiss Your Mouth” is the new video single from My Silent Bravery and a follow up to the sizzling summer release, “Spark Up the Fire.” Receiving praise from American Songwriter, PopWrapped, V13.net, Music Addict, and more, central songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist Matthew Wade discussed his “Spark Up the Fire” via an in-depth interview with American Songwriter. The video was directed by Zack Richard of Sleepwalk Films and track was produced by Russell Ali & Sanjoy Deb (Jxdn, Mark Tuan, Elliot Yamin) and was co-written with Mitchell Rose and recorded at West Coast Customs Studios in Burbank, CA, made famous by the tv show Pimp My Ride. Musically, it is an up-tempo acoustic guitar driven song with rhythmic programming. The lyrics are centered on a relationship gone wrong and doing whatever it takes to get the one you love back so you can finally give them that long desired kiss.
Mia Morris Drops New Video For “Melodramatic”
Alt-rock artist, Mia Morris, just dropped the music video for her edgy anthem “Melodramatic.” The theatrical video shows Morris exploring the multiple deaths of drama she creates in life through thrilling lyrics and vivid storytelling. “Creating drama is like crossing the street without looking both ways,” says Mia Morris.
Hailing from the city of Vänersborg and formerly known as Serpent, NEKROMANT is renowned for delivering an authentic and effortlessly brilliant oldschool metal assault. Standing on the shoulders of metal giants such as Black Sabbath and Pentagram, the band is well versed in the art of crushing riffs and powerful melodies, boasting a sound that echoes the might of the past with an eye cast toward the future. From a punishing percussive battery through to the Iommi-esque guitars, NEKROMANT understands that the riff is king, as demonstrated throughout their superb new long player.
City State Premiere Music Video For New Single ‘Haven’
Michigan metallers City State bring forward a track with an abundance of powerful, tension-building sound and lyrics in the form of their brand new single ‘Haven’. Accompanied by a music video which is now premiering via Dreambound YouTube channel, ‘Haven’ is now available worldwide in various music streaming platforms through Famined Records.
FINN ASKEW: “TOKYO” IS OUT TODAY!
“Like many of my songs, I came up with the title ‘Tokyo’ before I’d even written it,” explains Finn Askew. “The main lyric being ‘she’s in tokyo again’ – in reality, I’m talking about a girl who’s disconnected from the world, she’s out of touch.”
New single and stunning music video by German electronica duo KIDSØ (Christian Löffler, Kiasmos)
KIDSØ are curious experiment that combines talent of two drummers, Moritz Grassinger and Martin Schneider, who have both been tinkering with electronic music and percussion instruments since they were youngsters.
KIDSØ’s sound is focused primarily around percussion, felt pianos, strings such as cello and viola, analogue synths, and electronic drums. Their home studio is overflowing with bongo’s, drums and found objects to draw new sounds from. Influenced by acts such as Christian Löffler and Ólafur Arnalds, their rhythmic beats draw parallels to the compositions of Parra for Cuva or Rival Consoles, blended with elements of fragility akin to the work of Kiasmos.
DJ MattyLite Keeps It Straight Up Hip Hop With New Single “XXXII” FT. Copywrite & Tones
Massachusetts/Chicago transplant producer DJ MattyLite has made a name for himself in a short period of time working with notable emcees Tragedy Khadafi, Copywrite, Diabolic, Prime Prolifik, Blaq Poet, and more. Being a product of the 90’s, Matty approaches his songs with a pop aesthetic that is rooted in the classic boom bap sound.
#ATLTop20 #Certified !!! Wolf Pack Global Music Presents: Madmarcc – “Slide” [New Video]
Indie pop duo Bestfriend share their newest EP, places i’ve lived today via Under the Radar, who called the EP “a heartfelt work of sincere beauty.” A love letter to all of the experiences and people from Bestfriend’s young adult lives, places i’ve lived is heavily inspired by storytelling songwriters like Lorde, The National, Big Thief and Julia Jacklin, with production inspired by Bleachers, FINNEAS, The 1975, Rina Sawayama.
Leah Kate Debut EP: Spotify New Music Friday
Leah Kate recently went viral on both TikTok and Spotify (40+ countries) with her banger “Fuck Up The Friendship”, which racked up over 40 million + plays without any major label support. Her new single just got added to Spotify’s New Music Friday. She was recently profiled by Rolling Stone for running her own label from her bedroom and partnering with Alexis Ohanian (founder of Reddit) and his company Indify.