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NEW VIDEO FOR LEONARD COHEN SONG “PUPPETS” RELEASED TODAY
Shot in black and white, the emotive visual features artist and actor Bobbi Salvör Menuez, also in “Happens to the Heart,” exploring Cohen’s powerful lyrical themes of evil and control. Askill is known for his artistic creations using film, photographs, video installation, and sculpture, and has directed films, commercials, fashion films, and music videos (Sia, Paul McCartney, and Lady Gaga).
JAMIE MILLER PREPARES FOR THE HOLIDAYS WITH “HOME BY MIDNIGHT”
Rising pop singer/songwriter Jamie Miller is getting into the holiday spirit with his new single, “Home By Midnight,” released today via Atlantic Records. Produced by Jon Hume (Galantis, Bebe Rexha, Elle King) and written by Hume and Sierra Deaton (5 Seconds Of Summer, gnash, Jagwar Twin) of Alex & Sierra, “Home By Midnight” is a passionate yuletide ballad with an anthemic chorus.
Los Angeles based producer and multi-instrumentalist, Danny Goliger, today joins the roster of Dirtybird’s White Label artists with the release of his new EP, ‘Sustain’.
Following recent cuts from Nikki Nair’s ‘More Is Different’, to Ivy Lab’s ‘Press Play’ EP, Dirtybird White Label series #4 continues to release an eclectic range of genres. The label set out a simple mission with their new arm: to defy expectations of the current sound and continue its ethos as a formidable tastemaker, now continuing with on the rise artist Danny Goliger.
SLIPKNOT RETURN WITH “THE CHAPELTOWN RAG”
Recorded during recent sessions for a yet-to-be-announced new album, “The Chapeltown Rag” barrels forward with the speed of a derailed freight train and incisively eviscerates internet culture from the inside out with a scream, “WHEN EVERYTHING IS GOD ONLINE…NOTHING IS.”
“Their remix brings you way, way in,” comments Moss. “It’s as intricate and careful as it is bombastic and exciting… it fascinates me how they were able to take such an originally slow tune and inflate it to such massive proportions.”
The Mother Hips New Single “I Don’t Want To Drive You Away” Out Today
It becomes the first cover song The Mother Hips have recorded on a studio album in their 30-year history. Discovered on an Anne Murray cassette that was purchased at truck stop several years ago and originally written by Canadian singer/songwriter David Wiffen, The Mother Hips deliver a lush, vintage rock rendition of the song complete with soaring harmonies and jangling, sublimely-woven guitar interplay along with guest keyboardist Adam MacDougall (Circles Around the Sun) adding exuberant, swirling organ.
Today, Las Vegas rapper 1nonly drops his latest thumping track, “Zoom.” Powered by the hum of speeding cars, ominous raps, and a memorable sample of Pharrell/Teriyaki Boyz’ iconic “Tokyo Drift,” the song has the off-kilter, yet ecstatic energy typical of any 1nonly viral anthem. He’s a shapeshifting outlier pushing his voice and sound further on every single track.
FOREST BLAKK SHARES COZY NEW CHRISTMAS SINGLE “SING ALONG WITH ME”
Singer/songwriter Forest Blakk is ushering in the holiday season with his cozy new Christmas single, “Sing Along With Me.” Co-written by Forest and Davis Holmes Naish, the festive new song is a sentimental ode featuring soaring vocals from Forest and jingle bells that summon the holiday spirit.
CKAY REVEALS THE LONG-AWAITED OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR THE NORTH AFRICAN REMIX OF THE GLOBAL SMASH ‘LOVE NWANTITI’
Nigerian producer, performer and singer-songwriter CKay is proud to present the visual companion to his Global smash hit ‘love nwantiti’. Enlisting the help of ElGrande Toto, who stars, and top Nigerian director TG Omori, CKay created his cinematic take on the classic high school love story.
Bella Thorne & Juicy J Release New Track “In You”
American actress, model, singer, director and New York Times best-selling author Bella Thorne has teamed up with Academy Award-winning rapper/producer Juicy J to release the new single, “In You,” today via MNRK. The song was written and produced by Juicy J and is available now at all DSPs.
The video for “In You” was written and directed by Bella and features model Abella Danger (@dangershewrote). The (NSFW) video shows Juicy and Bella both under the spell of the same woman until they realize she’s been playing them both.
QYOR RELEASE POWERFUL MESSAGE TO GHETTO YOUTHS WORLDWIDE
“Working with Qyor is like magic.The ideas and melodies flow effortlessly. He makes my job as a producer easier as he knows exactly how he wants the record to sound” says Sean Alaric.
With a plea to the disenfranchised youth of Jamaica and beyond, the economic toll of the current pandemic still going unaccounted for, there are limited options for those of scant means. “Ghetto Youth” is a cry to the youths to change the narrative, despite the cards delt in life, shift the deck and be a little more driven to not walk the path of crime.
Speaking on the album, Joan Wasser (aka Joan As Police Woman) says, “Damon Albarn introduced me to Afrobeat legend, Tony Allen, at the Africa Express event “The Circus” in London in 2019. Tony and I played Nina Simone’s I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free and made a pact to record together in the future. In November of that year, our pact was realized. My old friend and fierce musician Dave Okumu joined Tony and me in a Parisian studio, where we improvised, untethered by form or tempo. I left with the tapes without knowing exactly how I’d use them.
Pop/EDM Singer-Songwriter Rob Roth Gives Thanks to Music with His New Single Premiered via V13.net
Roth states, “‘For Me’ is the first song that I wrote that truly explored the depth of where I came from and how music was my saving grace. I had endured through an extended period of major injuries and fell into a dark place that held me back from realizing my true potential. Now that I found in music my purpose, I felt a need to highlight how much I have gone through and the doubt I had built inside as a coping mechanism. Finally, I was able to ‘shine a light, on the dark I was coming from,’ and see me for who I really am.
Rising Florida star SpotemGottem is back today with latest single “SRT”. In another one of the rising star’s latest sure-to-be-hits, the record pulsates around him with aggression and purpose. “SRT” has all the street energy which fans have come to expect from the Jacksonville native.
Payge Turner and Jace Allen release collaborative new single “Underwater” to benefit The Clean Slate Initiative
Seattle-based singer-songwriter Payge Turner and Colorado musician/philanthropist Jace Allen release their new collaborative single “Underwater” today. The single is the first of two releases from their joint project that benefits The Clean Slate Initiative, a non-profit that raises money for social justice reform and clears the records of those formerly in the prison system, who commit to staying crime-free. “Underwater” is lush and soulful with dashes of funk-fueled basslines, complex vocal harmonies and colorful jazz piano instrumentals. Allen and Turner’s fellow bandmates included industry veterans such as Divinity Roxx (Beyoncé) on bass, Brad Hargreaves (Third Eye Blind) on drums, JUNO (Camila Cabello, Bruno Mars) on guitar, Akie Bermiss (Lake Street Dive) on keys, and Dave Immerman (Avril Lavigne) on guitar.
KAMERON MARLOWE RELEASES HEARTFELT NEW SONG “STEADY HEART”
“This song is incredibly special to me and because of that I’ve been holding onto it until the time was right. It’s one of my favorites I’ve ever been a part of and could not have asked for better co-writers than Jessi Alexander and Dan Isbell,” said Marlowe.
REALESTK COMES THROUGH WITH “PATIENCE”, HIS NEW VISUAL
After catching a massive buzz off his dark luscious track “WFM, “RealestK’s future is undeniably bright for the rising talent. Keeping his momentum going, the 17-year-old singer/songwriter/producer releases “Patience,” today. Produced by Bordeaux, NonNative, and Omari Clarke, “Patience” continues the addictive characteristics with a hint of emotional realness that keeps fans wanting more.
Singer-songwriter Brian Straw unveils first music video
VOLCANOVA Release New Single “No Wheels” – Announce Tour w/ The Vintage Caravan
Icelandic stoner rock outfit Volcanova are back with their first new music since the band’s highly acclaimed 2020 debut album, ‘Radical Waves’. The trio has launched their new single, titled ”No Wheels”, on streaming services. A super-groovy, fuzz-rock explosion featuring Volcanova’s signature three-layer vocal harmonies, thick riffing, and spaced out lyrics. The new single is the first taste of the power-trio’s upcoming EP ‘Cosmic Bullshit’, which will see a 2022 release. In addition to the new single, Volcanova have also announced an 18-date European tour supporting The Vintage Caravan.
CVBZ x AMERICAN AUTHORS: “THIS TIME IS RIGHT” OUT NOW
Of the new single, CVBZ states “This song is for you all— but really it’s a reminder to myself that life is happening on its own time, and that timing may not make sense just yet, but it will.”
ELLE KING GETS IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT WITH THE RELEASE OF “PLEASE COME HOME FOR CHRISTMAS”
Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Elle King gets fans in the holiday spirit with the release of her version of the Christmas classic “Please Come Home For Christmas” via RCA Records/Columbia Nashville. Her signature swag and bluesy tone will put anyone in the mood for the holiday season.
SEAN PAUL & SIA DEBUT NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “DYNAMITE”
Today, the multi-award-winning and Billboard chart topping, Sean Paul releases his new visual for latest indisputable pop banger “Dynamite” featuring Sia. Directed by Storm Saulter, the music video matches the energetic single with its lively choreography and Sci-Fi setting.
Buzzing Swedish doomsters ALTARETH release their highly-anticipated debut full-length “Blood” today on Friday, November 5.
ALTARETH comment: “And there was much rejoicing…”, smiles guitarist Niklas Sörum. “We are stoked that finally our debut album ‘Blood’ is released today. Give it a spin in your favourite format, folks!”
Mind Games leaves nothing unsaid. Each of the 12 tracks chronicle a different mind game that JORDY has endured over the past year, touching on bad hookups, long distance relationships, body dysmorphia, unrequited love, self doubt, self discovery, and more. Sonically, the album unveils a new side of the singer/songwriter as he deftly blends genres and stylings that were previously unexplored.