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After much anticipation, Vancouver’s hyperpop duo BIG KILL (Cayne Mckenzie and Andrew Huculiak) share their debut mixtape BIG KILL FUTURE on February 4th. An exhilarating mix of art pop, hyperpop, dance, electronic, and experimental, BIG KILL FUTURE encapsulates the avant-garde, experimental nature at the core of the project, and epitomizes what makes Big Kill so special and unique; a combination of experimental energy and pop-forward elements that go zero to one hundred in a matter of seconds. Off-kilter melodies weave in and out of strange earworms and unexpected hooks, for a dramatic collection of songs that’ll be sure to get stuck in your head.
Industrial/Rock Band HEAVENLY TRIP TO HELL Preaches Rock N’ Roll Danger With New “Pumpkin Man” Video
Out Now: 12AM, Tyla Yaweh, and Pressa Release “Showgirls” Single
The single follows the success of “come over,” the lead track from 12AM’s latest After Midnight EP that has amassed over 5 million streams. While After Midnight served as a redefinition of 12AM’s sound, “Showgirls” takes 12AM back to his Toronto roots incorporating melodic R&B that is distinct to the 6. Additionally, with 12AM boasting over 26 million streams on Spotify alone, plus Tyla and Pressa’s combined 5.5 million monthly listeners on the platform, “Showgirls” is set to become an instant hit and reach an array of hip-hop, pop, and R&B lovers.
Sidus Atrum Release Music Video For “Fading Light”
Wallis Bird shares official video for ‘What’s Wrong With Changing?’
SAVAK is the two-headed beast of Sohrab Habibion and Michael Jaworski, with Matt Schulz on drums. Jaworski and Habibion have been sharing singing and songwriting duties since the band’s inception in 2015, both taking turns singing their songs while playing guitar and other various instruments. Though SAVAK’s members have done time in bands like Obits, Edsel, Holy Fuck and more, their current outfit feels like the true culmination of their songwriting powers.
Rock Band AWAKEN THE GIANT Release New Single “Feel Alive”; New “Black & Blue” EP Out on 2/25!
Awaken the Giant released their new single “Feel Alive” to all major platforms!
“Feel Alive is a song about being caught up in depression and addiction, being in a crowded situation and not feeling part of it, and feeling eager to fast forward to the future in hopes of a better life and to feel alive again” says the band.
LAUREN SPENCER-SMITH INKS PARTNERSHIP WITH ISLAND RECORDS AND REPUBLIC RECORDS
After independently releasing a series of singles and building a core fan base, Vancouver Island sensation and singer/songwriter Lauren Spencer-Smith partnered with Island Records and Republic Records, both divisions of Universal Music Group (UMG). The innovative partnership allows Lauren Spencer-Smith to keep her independent spirit via her own imprint while tapping into premium services from both labels. The collaboration was structured with manager and business partner David Ehrlich.
New Single/Video: MONOWHALES – “CTRL^^^”
A declaration of independence, “it felt very honest and liberating to finally admit ‘I like to be in control’ and not be ashamed about it at all,” Shaar exclaims. “I feel like I have arrived at a place in my life where I can see what control can look like, the good, the bad and the hideous. With that clearness I’m learning to yield that power myself.”
RZA and DJ SCRATCH ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, “SATURDAY AFTERNOON KUNG FU THEATER”
The album is a love letter to the kung fu movies that aired each Saturday on local tv channels when there were only 5 channels to choose from. The films inspired fantasy and imagination for a legion of young people and showcased gloriously violent lessons of good vs. evil.
LIL WAYNE RELEASES “CAMERAS” MUSIC VIDEO FEAT. ALLAN CUBAS
Payton Moormeier Viral Hit “Rich Boy” Lyric Video
What initially started off as a fun track in the studio has evolved into a social media hit with the chorus for “RICH BOY” amassing millions of streams, over 100K audio uses and numerous covers putting their spin on the sound. After countless asks from fans, payton is now treating fans to the full track.
Letchen Grey – New Single “Burn”
You may remember Letchen Grey from their nights on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles back in the mid 1980’s. Fast forward to 2021, when they decided to join forces again to produce jagged rhythm grooves and authentic vocals with an attitude.
TANTIVY Release New Song “Worthy Foe”
Hesh rockers TANTIVY have released their new song “Worthy Foe” via Decibel Magazine. The song is set to be released on all streaming platforms tomorrow.
Ty Brasel.. is a portfolio of the artists Post Malone-like mannerisms says Wonderland Magazine- 52 Million Streams
“Memphissippi,” based IVAV (a hip-hop division of Curb Records) Rapper Ty Brasel recently released his mixtape Destiny: Vol. 1 at the end of 2021. Produced by Dirty Rice, Joseph Prielozny, and Juice Bangers, Destiny: Vol. 1 also features cameos from a long list of hip-hop collaborators, including Jay-Way, J. Monty, Plan G, 1k Phew, Jenna Wright, and Parris Chariz. The success of Destiny: Vol 1 resulted in Ty being featured in Wonderland Magazine, CelebMix, Essentially Pop, PopWrapped, Yahoo Style and more!