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BrooklynVegan is hosting “Ill Mechanism,” the disorienting new video from New York City crossover outfit THE THIRD KIND. The song is found on the band’s sci-fi themed debut LP, Man vs Earth, which saw release in June of 2020.
WAX MEKANIX Releases Mobocracy At Name Your Price For A Limited Time
Hard rocker WAX MEKANIX has released his critically acclaimed album Mobocracy digitally on Bandcamp for “name your price”. After two weeks the album will revert to it’s regular price of $7.99 and all funds will go towards making his next album!
The Keystones Address Breakups, Lay Out How To Get “Over It” With New Music Video
The lively Alt-Rock quartet returns with their new poppy breakup song, ‘Over It’ after being featured as a rising artist on Alt-Press. The song centers around attachment issues and how to navigate them post-breakup. With their lead single Miss Connection nearing 800,000 Streams on Spotify and their follow-up hit 2010 at over 600,000, The Keystones are confident ‘Over It’ will also become a favorite track among fans. They wrote the song after their bassist Matt went through a rough breakup and moved out for the first time.
Kenny Muney Remembers His Mentor in “Role Model” Video
Young Dolph hand-picked the roster of his label Paper Route Empire, selecting artists who shared his work ethic, hunger, and love for the art of rhyming. Even before signing to PRE, Kenny Muney had a special relationship with Dolph, who plucked him out of the Memphis streets and gave him hope, guidance, and an opportunity to become a successful rapper. Today, shortly after the release of Paper Route Empire Presents: Long Live Dolph, Kenny shares the video for “Role Model.” Adorned with lush harmonies and a heartbreaking, earnest feel, “Role Model” finds Kenny baring his soul, the South Memphis native audibly emotional when he mourns Dolph with equal parts grief and gratitude for the time they spent together: “You ever lost a part of your heart and can’t nothing soothe it?/Have you ever been sad at the ending of a good movie?”
Airplane James Releases New EP Featuring Bino Rideaux, Problem and Bad Lucc
LA Rapper Airplane James released his new EP Who The Fuck Is Airplane James 2 friday via Diamond Lane Records. The 4-song pack features remixes for 2020’s “Impress Me,” with an assist from fellow hometown heat-seeker Bino Rideaux, and 2021’s “100 Bandz” featuring Diamond Lane label-mates, Bad Lucc and Problem. Who The Fuck Is Airplane James 2 features production from SoundsLikeTC, DJ Icee, DUNGEONMUSIC and IAMNOBODI (Nipsey Hussle, G-Eazy, Wale) on “WTF2”. Who The Fuck is Airplane James 2 is available everywhere now.
Check Out Neofolk Act ELK TOOTH’s New Album, ‘Never Give All The Heart’
Neofolk act ELK TOOTH has just unveiled their new full-length release, Never Give All The Heart.
Never Give All The Heart is an examination of feelings of loss, distrust, hopelessness and ultimately, celebration. Delicately strummed guitars, percussive elements, mesmerizing synths and restrained vocals come together in a dark cauldron of melancholy.
AP Tobler Gets Personal in Their New Singles “Eclipse”/”Blunt Force”
Annapurna “AP” Tobler is a multi-instrumentalist musician, singer, and songwriter based in San Jose, CA. Often described as a “grunge poet,” AP writes music with heavy riffs and complex themes, holding mental health topics as vital influences in their songwriting. AP aims to share their experiences with anxiety and depression by crafting songs rooted in grunge and alternative rock, with hopes that these thematic elements will speak to listeners who are going through similar experiences.
She’s one of VEVO’s DSCVR Artists to Watch 2022, an Amazon Next Breakthrough Artist, a BRITs “Rising Star” Award nominee and one of the five artists shortlisted on the “BBC “Sound Of 2022” poll. Yet – on her new single, “So Sorry” – 21-year-old Lola Young confesses she still sometimes feels insecure. Produced by Oscar, GRAMMY® and BRIT award winner Paul Epworth, the upbeat track finds Young at her sharp-tongued best, accompanied by glistening strings and a driving rhythm section.
Chart Topping Crooner MICAH BARNES Gets 2022 Started on a Swinging Note with “Welcome To The Club”
As announced a few weeks ago : after already sharing a first single with the music video of the song “Sly is a doer”, French Fast Punk 5-piece – formed by ex-members of Gummo, Stupid Karate, Penny At Work or Supermodel Stitches, Le Tunnel de l’Enfer – finally released its debut EP called ‘A Tribute To Daylight’ available right now for a very Limited 7” Edition & Digital through Minga Records.
Roadkiller Premieres “Slicker Than Oil” Video Featuring Dave Witte on Metal Injection Today
The Philly punk scene is a powerful thing. It should come as no surprise that this bastion of hard hitting punk rock would be a lodestone for some of the best metal punk talent in the world!
Such was the case for vocalist/guitarist Phillipa Tank of California Motorhead tribute band Motorbabe, and now frontwoman of the hard hitting punk thrash band, Roadkiller. After an initial burst of shows, Roadkiller quickly recorded their self-titled debut EP, a record fated to make your ears bleed in all the right ways. Created with the goal of fusing punk, hard rock and crossover thrash whilst still remaining uniquely Roadkiller, Phillipa is on a mission to write songs to get your blood pumping. With dreams of constant touring and a dedication to quality songwriting, Roadkiller is more than just another punk band. We are witnessing the birth of a well oiled machine, representing the magic of all the underground has been and will be.
VILE RITUAL (US Death Metal): “Tongues of the Exanimate” Announcement + Promo
This compilation serves as a comprehensive introduction to the band’s abhorrent and hallucinating death metal formula and as anticipator to the band’s masterful official debut LP – Caverns of Occultic Hatred – which will see the light later in the year (look out for a promo to that in summer/fall). The work has been unveiled by Decibel Magazine who premiered the self-titled opening track stating that the release is “an absolute wrecking ball of dirty, hallucinatory death metal” and that “‘Tongues of the Exanimate’ takes the black/death metal format and adds a psychedelic layer to it, giving the music an ominous tone.”
Goldenvoice, the creators of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach: California’s Country Music Festival, launch a brand new SoCal lifestyle and music festival California Vibrations (Cali Vibes) and announce their daily lineup. The festival will take place Friday, February 4 through Sunday, February 6, 2022 at the lush, grass-lined Marina Green Park which overlooks the water at the edge of downtown Long Beach. Cali Vibes Festival will feature multiple stages with massive lineups celebrating California music, beach culture and reggae “vibrations”.
Izis La Enfermera de la Salsa sorprende con su nuevo sencillo “Por Tanto”
Rep. Dom. 22 de enero del 2022.- La cantante, compositora, flautista y enfermera de profesión Isis Rosario, mejor conocida como Izis “La Enfermera de la Salsa” acaba de iniciar este 2022 con el lanzamiento de su nuevo sencillo titulado “Por Tanto”. Una canción cuya letra es del destacado compositor y productor boricua Warren Rodriguez.
“Por Tanto”, es una canción que resalta la perdida de ese gran amor que muchas veces se va por razones que en su momento no se pueden entender. Por consiguiente, contiene los elementos esenciales para el gusto de todo el público salsero y los bailadores.
Franz Von ‘Power Be You’ Live
Michigan stoner metal outfit, GRAVE NEXT DOOR, have released their new single ”As Heavy As Texas” via Doomed and Stoned.
”As Heavy As Texas” is taken from their upcoming album, Sanctified Heathen, releasing via Black Doomba Records on March 18.
Brian Eno-collaborator Tom Rogerson announces new album Retreat To Bliss via Western Vinyl
Since the release of his last album – 2017’s Finding Shore on Dead Oceans, a collaboration with Brian Eno – pianist and singer-songwriter Tom Rogerson’s life has undergone a number of dramatic transformations. While writing his new album Retreat to Bliss, Rogerson had a child, lost a parent, and received his own diagnosis of a rare form of blood cancer. The new decade brought him from Berlin to the Suffolk of his childhood, composing profound pieces of minimal songwriting in the church next to his parents’ home.
ZHEANI ANNOUNCES NEW EP ‘I HATE PEOPLE ON THE INTERNET’
Following the release of her hugely successful single ‘Fuck The Hollywoof Cult’ in October 2021, today – 25th January 2022 – Dirty Hit’s first Australian signing Zheani announces the release of her 5th EP, ‘I Hate People On The Internet’. The announcement is accompanied by the powerful and fierce lead single ‘Napalm’, which is her first release on the Dirty Hit label. The single and music video – which was self-directed and produced by Zheani alongside Mik Shida – are out now, and the EP is available to pre-order.
Love With A Sparkle by Starfire Rainbow Jellybean
Funky Valentine’s Day Song by Starfire Rainbow Jellybean, a band originally from a commune in San Fransisco consisting of Moonchild, Frank Sun, Donald “Ducky” Worthington and Paul “Paul J” Juarez. Retro 70s inspired pop-funk in case you want to play something new in your Valentine’s Day rotation.