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Skeleten releases a cover of Digitalism’s “Pogo” || Out on Astral People Recordings / PIAS
To celebrate the first full year of the Skeleten project, the Sydney producer and vocalist shares his rendition of Digitalism’s iconic 2007 single “Pogo,” out now on Astral People Recordings / [PIAS]. With ebbing, pillowy synth chords, punctuating stabs of harmonic vocal samples and an airy dance beat carried by funk-laced bass and guitar, Skeleten transposes the jagged, stop-start house-rock of Digitialism’s original to his idiosyncratic blend of the celestial and the embodied, something which exists both within and outside of you.
RISING R&B SINGER/SONGWRITER THUY RELEASES HOLIDAY SINGLE + VIDEO “SNOWING IN LA”
AM Higgins Shares “Who Can Say?” Music Video via Rolling Stone France | Debut Album ‘Hymning’ Out Now via Victorialand Records
Hymning, Toth’s debut album under the moniker AM Higgins, captures her first years of moving from an American city to rural France; the first mystical years of leaving everything you know to find something new; the first years of slowing down your life to give way to the sounds that surround you. Accompanied by Jason Toth (The Handsome Family, Daniel Knox) on drums, Joshua Dumas (Mending) on electronics, and mixing and additional instruments by Casey Foubert (Sufjan Stevens, the Shins, Gabriel Kahane, Damien Jurado).
SMILEY UNVEILS EVOCATIVE MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE “MADE IT”
Track Released Today (feat. Destroyer’s JP Carter)
The fourth North Atlantic Explorers’ album, ‘Night Owls,’ touts an undercurrent of sadness, beauty, and atmospherics. The songs are diverse and sophisticated, encompassing elements of classic pop, orchestral, ’60s psychedelia, and a mid ’70s understated groove. The meshing of grandiose choral harmonies, a horn section, and extended improvisational jams alongside moments of ambience conjure shared commonalities with The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds.
SATARAY: Dark Ambient Project To Release Blood Trine Moon EP Via Scry Recordings; New Track Streaming At New Noise + Preorders Available
One-woman dark ambient project SATARAY will release her Blood Trine Moon EP February 11th, 2022 via Scry Recordings.
Metaphorically titled for the creative process, that of bleeding and reflecting, Blood Trine Moon is a vessel of contained rituals, exploring varied states of consciousness within occult explorations of the natural world. The EP intones rich, dark, ambient textures and further explorations into various vocal caverns. Elements of dungeon synth and harsh industrial genres blend seamlessly into this complex four-track EP.
Today, Seattle-based bedroom pop artist Sea Lemon (Natalie Lew) shares her second single, “Fortune Teller,” a dazzling and dreamy track off of her upcoming 2022 debut EP. The song is a bright and shiny janglepop tribute to the honeymoon phase of a relationship, and how scary and vulnerable it can be to let another person know early on how much you care for them.
SIREN’S RAIN Premiere New Lyric Video for “Keepers”
Following the release of their new album Rise Forth, US folk metal outfit SIREN’S RAIN have unleashed a new lyric video for for their epic single “Keepers”. The video is premiering now at Terra Relicta and NextMosh.
Mulah Davinci “Carolina” Music Video | @mulahdavinci
Mulah Davinci and Big Davinci Ent. came through to deliver the official music video for his latest Bizzo Beats produced single, “Carolina”. Mulah Davini delivers a fun, fast-paced visual that stays in tune with the enthusiastic feel “Carolina” brings. Press play and watch the video now and support “Carolina” by adding it to your playlists.
Nique Got-It “Saturday Night Crunch” Music Video
Nique Got-It and CMC Ent. LLC presents the Muskegon, MI., rapper and recording artist music video to his latest offering, “Saturday Night Crunch” produced by Rich Jay. As the saying goes “pressure busts pipes” or in Nique Got-It’s case, makes diamonds. When the pressure is on, a real hustler will prevail. Press play and check out the visual, stay tuned as we will be bringing the lyric video very soon.
SHOT DOWN TWICE To Release New EP
Canadian hard rockers SHOT DOWN TWICE will release their upcoming self-titled EP on the 21st of January, 2021.
The new self-titled EP follows their debut Got Up Once.
“After many months of work, and after numerous highs and lows we are beyond thrilled to release our second EP, aptly named Shot Down Twice We’ve dug real deep this time to create a hard rock EP that will are really proud of. We had a blast working on it and I think that’ll come through and you’ll be able to feel that when you listen to the music. It’s a full ride and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Cheers to all”
“End of the Opera” is the new single from Victoriana infused hard rock artist JOAN AVANT. Premiering now at Ghost Cult Magazine, “End of the Opera” officially releases with the music video on Friday 3rd December 2021.
“End of the Opera” is a semi-autobiographical song, with poetic license taken. The latter half of Dies Irae is dark and heavy, and this song lifts the mood unexpectedly. It concludes “Dies Irae” in a resolute and uplifted manner.”
ILIUM Release “Quantum Evolution Event” Lyric Video
Australian metal band ILIUM have released a lyric video for their song “Quantum Evolution Event”. The song is taken from their upcoming EP of the same name, which will be released on January 14th 2022.
POLO G DROPS OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “FORTNIGHT”
Following the release of latest album Changing Colours that included a collaboration with superstar Jaden Smith, today Babe Rainbow share new single ‘Smash The Machine’ – a time travel back to the colourful sixties.
‘Smash The Machine’ is an air adventure out of your head and into the screen. A contradictory joyous choir of harmony to juxtapose its biting commentary on technology and consumerism.
SURFBORT RELEASE XMAS CLASSIC “GRANDMA GOT RUN OVER BY A REINDEER”
Happy Happy Holidays & A Very Merry Xmas from the most festive band around, Surfbort! The holiday season just ain’t the same without hearing the classic banger,”Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer,” and Surfbort have easily produced the best version around. Singer Dani Miller gives her inspirational reasoning behind gifting listeners with this festive and upbeat jam: “I think Christmas holidays are a sham and can be lonely and messed up, but we love our grandma and love seeing family on the holidays. Because last year’s holiday season was dark we wanted to cover a song that had humor and played off a twisted holiday season. Santa is lame, but family love is where it’s at (even if you prefer your found family more). My grandma and grandpa made the cover art! Linda Perry inspired us and produced the song and I’m so happy she had us ring in the holidays. I hope you blast ‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’ and feel the love from Surfbort this holiday season.”
Singer-songwriter Zach Churchill has released a new single, “Would You Believe Me.” The song comes from the story of two people who met online during the height of COVID-19 and built an intense, fantasy relationship in order to escape the cruel reality of the world around them. With a 6,000 mile distance between the two lovers described in the song by Churchill, the love seems too good to be true, given they have never met. “‘Would You Believe Me’ is about a deluded, hopeless romantic trying to convince himself that it’s possible to turn a fantasy into a reality,” Churchill explains. The song is now available for streaming. Visit ZachChurchillMusic.com for more information.
Offset Jim & Aitch Count Pounds and Puff Ounces in “Chinese K”
The video for “Chinese K” arrives while Offset Jim wraps up a career year in major fashion. As he prepares for his set at Rolling Loud California this weekend, Bay Area fans have been buzzing with excitement since Jim’s friend and 3-time NBA Champion with the Golden State Warriors, Klay Thompson, shouted Jim out on his Instagram live, urging fans to cop Rich Off The Pack.
[PRESS] Broken Field Runner “Save You” Video Premiere
We might be closing in on the end of the year but there’s still time to discover something new and today you’re going to want to get familiar with Broken Field Runner. LA songwriter Tony Bucci is the brainchild of Broken Field Runner, an ever-evolving musical project that puts a focus on emotional catharsis. Stripped down acoustic-indie, anthemic emo, or soul baring spoken word, Broken Field Runner runs the gamut with an extreme attention to detail.
Big Zuu Unites With AJ Tracey for New Single “Big Eats”
The rising TV chef, presenter, and rapper has chartered an impressive rise to notoriety, weaving a course between both music and his burgeoning TV career and his latest offering, “Big Eats,” goes further to bridge his worlds together. Produced by Nyge, “Big Eats” sees Zuu at his best – rap flexing with his signature gravel-flow and trading verses with AJ Tracey. “Big Eats” shows that no matter the dizzying heights his rising star reaches, Zuu remains steadfast to his music roots.
Nile Rodgers-Approved Pop Artist Willow Kayne Shares “Opinion” Video + Announces Debut EP
To be released on February 1, 2022, Playground Antics is a six-track defibrillator to the landscape of pop music through Willow’s own trailblazing scope. Splicing the contemporary sound of the genre with rap, rave, punk and so much more, the project deals with the artist coming of age, thrust into a brand-new life with her now signature irresistible tenacity.
Vulfpeck announces new album produced by Cory Wong; shares first song
Michigan funk group Vulfpeck has announced its first release of all-original music in over a year. Produced by the band’s guitarist Cory Wong, Vulf Vault 005: Wong’s Cafe is the latest in a series of compilation projects focusing on each member of the band. Typically these projects have utilized previously recorded music, but in true Cory Wong fashion, his contribution to the series introduces all-new material. The first single/official teaser, “Smokeshow,” is available now via YouTube. Vulf Vault 005: Wong’s Cafe will have a vinyl pre-order campaign lasting one month only and promises to be in high demand as the latest addition to the highly sought-after collectible Vulf Vault set.