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Every artist strives his/her best for their audience to get to know them better. The intention of every musician is to share their lives and personalities through music and Kavya Trehan shares the very same intention. A couple of years in the making, she is finally set to release her debut 4 track EP starting with the single ‘Affection’ that sees the light of day on October 8th. This single is backed by a solid team with support from visual artists Khyati Trehan and Sanchit Sawaria, Anhad Khanna on production duties, and Pranay Parti on synths.
BEARS IN TREES Reveal Video For New Single ‘I’m Doing Push Ups’ Out Now
Following a premiere with Rock Sound magazine, South London based “dirtbag boyband” social media sensations, Bears In Trees, are pleased to reveal the video for their new single ‘I’m Doing Push Ups’ which is out now.
The track is the latest to be taken from their recently-announced debut studio album, and everybody else smiled back, released 19th November 2021 through Counter Intuitive Records.
WTF! — Duke Deuce Video Out Now!
Hailing from Memphis, Duke Deuce has emerged as the city’s new heir to the throne, reaching millions of fans and amassing over 22 million global streams to date. His personality and the high-octane anthems on his Memphis Massacre projects — like the “Crunk Ain’t Dead” remix featuring legends Lil Jon, Juicy J, and Project Pat — have garnered praise from Pitchfork, SPIN, Complex, XXL, FADER, and The Ringer, among others. Duke has also collaborated with the likes of Isaiah Rashad, Lil Yachty, Mulatto, Offset and more. Watch for more from his upcoming album CRUNKSTAR soon.
Out Now // Rosca – ‘Mortal Kombat’
No stranger to putting up a fight, Rosca stands for the underdogs of the world; fighting for social justice and those who believe their voice isn’t heard, ‘Mortal Kombat’ engulfs a sense of empowerment that reiterates exactly that. Produced by FirstClass, Rosca’s gruff tone glazes the Drill-infused backdrop creating a track enriched with “oomph” from start to finish. Introducing the song with an infectious yet vigorous hook, “All this talking man better stop that / Hmmm, finish mortal kombat / I got a young boy doing Mbappe / Can’t wait till he signs that contract”, Rosca instantly boasts his punchlines and lyrical dexterity, setting the tone for what’s yet to come.
ALBERT BOUCHARD RELEASES SECOND SINGLE FROM THE FORTHCOMING IMAGINOS II – BOMBS OVER GERMANY ALBUM. “INDEPENDENCE DAY” IS OUT NOW
Albert Bouchard is best known as a founding member of Blue Öyster Cult. The original line-up sold millions of albums for Columbia Records, with such classic songs as “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” and the #1 hit on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart “Burning For You”. Contributing to songwriting, drums, and lead vocals on some of their greatest songs, such as “Cites on Flame with Rock and Roll”.
Signing his first deal with Cleopatra Records off anticipation for more records, Slayloverboy drops his first cover song. October 8th Slay’s track “Here We Go Again,” originally by Demi Lovato, sets his lane for modern emo pop punk rock.
Slayloverboy has been gaining a huge audience through Tik Tok and continues to shine with visuals. Slayloverboy is working on a new album that is set to drop sometime in 2022.
Frontman Charlie Drinkwater says, “‘All Thing’ is a subversion of the Anglo Saxon word for parliament or meeting (Althing or Thing). It asks questions about the power of groupthink and ideas of nationhood that have become static, non-inclusive and singular.”
As unpredictable as ever, the track skates along on clean guitar after a declaration, “First off, I hate Mondays.” The momentum only increases as WHOKILLEDXIX’s chants give way to a glitchy cameo from Pussy Riot, stretching from whispers to screams. “mondays!” unites two sets of innovators on one decidedly future punk anthem.
Check Out Matthew Pinder’s Bossa Nova Groove On New Single “Used To Say”
Join us in celebrating Matthew Pinder’s brooding Bahamian Folk single “Used To Say,” out now! Introduced by deeply reverberant keys and a decadent bossa nova groove, this track mesmerizes listeners from the start. “Used To Say” recounts Pinder’s experience as he grapples with the discomfort of experiencing change, but not embracing it; the artist opens up about feeling stuck through a time of darkness and isolation.
HEARTS & HAND GRENADES (alt-metal) reveal new music video & single
Hearts & Hand Grenades just released a new single and a music video for the title track off their upcoming full-length album “Between the Lines”. This is the third single from their upcoming sophomore album Between the Lines. The video was directed by Nick Sonricker at Twenty6 Productions.
Koven Returns to NCS with ‘Looking For More’
Koven’s summer tour schedule has been rammed which sees their emergence onto live stages across Europe. Playing some of the world’s biggest stages including Tomorrowland’s TomorrowWorld, Rampage Free Party, Reading & Leeds as well as a wide range of high profile festivals and an array of SOLD OUT headline shows.
OPUS, drummer of Dead By Wednesday, Hail the Horns, Ellefson, and Earth re-released his solo acoustic EP Best Creation via his own label Mindsnap Music, a subsidiary of Von Artist and distributed by The Orchard/Sony.
Mindsnap Music put out the successful new sleaze hard rock band Bomber Alley (featuring members of Dee Snider’s solo band) recently with more great releases coming soon, including brand new Dead By Wednesday, Howland’s Hyatt (Drummer of Metal Church), Joey Concepcion, Soldiers of Solace, and more.