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Alt Rock Band AEIR Release Official Lyric Video for Single “SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM”
Columbus, Ohio, Alt Rock band, AEIR, have signed on to Stephen Perkins’ (Janes Addiction) label Perkins Palace Records. The band released their official lyric video for single “SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM”!
LIL WAYNE & RICH THE KID RELEASE “TRUST FUND” MUSIC VIDEO
In the visual directed by Mooch [Iann Dior, Trippie Redd], Wayne and Rich The Kid take over a skate park. As halfpipe shredding moves abound, they trade head-turning and hypnotic bars with the airtight chemistry of lifelong friends. The clip jumps between footage of them superimposed on mini-bodies and video game avatars as the frenetic action never stops.
MEDIA ALERT: Austin Meade Shares NSFW “Dopamine Drop” Video — WATCH
The video captures life on the road and the tour grind. There’s plenty of backstage antics and hijinks, tattoo sessions, truck stops, blowup dolls, the partying, the good times, and of course, lots and lots of performances.
Elation & celebration: Teen Daze shares new single “Translation” from ‘Interior’ LP out 12/10 on Cascine
Over the years, catalyzed by synthetic sights and sounds from oceans away, British Columbia producer Jamison Isaak aka Teen Daze patiently taught himself primitive software and recording programs, reverse engineering the heady, swooning horizons of the dance music that had permanently bewitched him. He didn’t anticipate an adulthood of globe-trotting song craft, but teenage exposure to iconic French house music videos cast a spell on him that still holds: “I knew then – this is what I wanted to do.”
BILBAO Shares Official Video for “Wild At Heart” || Out Now on PIAS Recordings
“Wild At Heart” was written in the bleak times of social isolation, which awakened an urgent longing for the wildlife. Like in a rainbow-coloured frenzy, the driving drums and rushed guitars race through the extinct alleys, flooding them with friendship, love and positive energy. In the process, the state of mind constantly shifts between dreamy and ecstatic, blissful foggy-headedness and full stops with the face on the cold asphalt. “Keep it alive, what you felt right from the start” singer Léon screams at the top of his lungs: a clear appeal to never let go of youthful curiosity and your dreams.
The long-awaited The Marathon Clothing x Blankos collab drops this week in Blankos Block Party, a free Play-to-Earn party game from Mythical Games, currently in Early Access on PC and coming soon to Mac. The Marathon Collection includes two new playable Blankos characters and two accessories, designed in partnership with The Marathon Clothing, the innovative, tech-forward fashion brand conceptualized and owned by the late rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle, and carried on by his family.
TAYLOR MCCLUSKEY RELEASES NEW SINGLE “EUPHORIA”
Alternative rock artist TAYLOR MCCLUSKEY is back with another anthemic-rock single. Titled “Euphoria,” his latest blends stylistic influences ranging from Dinosaur Jr. to U2 while lyrically is a love song about his homestate of California. Listen now and watch the accompanying video below.
Yard Act share “Payday”/Appear on Jools Holland/LP out Jan 21st on Island & Zen F.C.
Excitement just keeps building behind the Leeds band Yard Act ahead of the release debut LP, The Overload, which is due out via Island Records and their own imprint Zen F.C. on the recently revised release date of January 21st. The album follows a collection of early singles released in 2020 and early 2021, that immediately caught on in their home country, earning accolades from outlets like The Guardian, NME and Loud & Quiet, and creating a stir in the US, earning praise from outlets like NPR, Stereogum, Paste and Under The Radar, who designated them a band to watch in 2021.
BOWLING FOR SOUP ARE “KILLIN’ ‘EM WITH KINDNESS” ON NEW SINGLE OUT NOW!
The old saying “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all” is definitely lost on some people these days. Ever the ones to try and bring out the sunshine of life, Texan pop punk favourites Bowling For Soup return armed with their brand new single Killin’ ‘Em With Kindness. Delivered with their usual impeccable charm, there is at the heart of their new song a very important, serious message.
HIEN SHARES BLOOM EP
Electronic pop artist Hien shares BLOOM, her first release as an independent artist. The EP is breathtakingly beautiful and truly infused with so much passion, emotion, and meaning, as it captures Hien’s creative journey of rebuilding her identity and navigating life as a millennial Southeast Asian immigrant, who moved from Europe to the US for a new beginning. Praised by Glide for her talent for “mixing ethereal vocals and lush textures,” Hien’s vocals are emotive and ethereal, with her pristine electro-pop production elevating the narratives pushed through in the songs.
ABISHA beckons us into the most vulnerable corners of her mind in her new single and music video “Numb”, premiered via Complex. Blending her silky croons with slow-burning production, the hypnotic track finds ABISHA ruminating on the toxicity of social media and hollow relationships that can take a mental toll.
Following the release earlier this year of the acclaimed animated video for “Vert,” GSI Musique is proud to present the music video for the song “Harmonium,” the second animated clip created for the album Histoires sans paroles – Harmonium symphonique, a symphonic re-interpretation of the music of influential 1970s Montreal-based progressive rock act Harmonium. Co-produced by Harmonium founder Serge Fiori and arranger and orchestral conductor Simon Leclerc, this double album has met with exceptional popular and critical acclaim, as evidenced by its Platinum Certification in Canada and the recent Félix award in the Album of the Year – Reinterpretation category.