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New Track from Viben: “Funk Duster”
“‘Funk Duster’ is about trying to forgo the world and the people that surround you, in hopes that by focusing only on your work (in my case music), you will find happiness,” Viben says.
Guided By Voices Announce New LP, Share “Unproductive Funk” Single via Rolling Stone | ‘Tremblers And Goggles By Rank’ LP Due 7/1 via GBV Inc
On March 4, Guided By Voices shared their newest album, Crystal Nuns Cathedral, and to continue the momentum, they’re sharing another album entitled Tremblers And Goggles By Rank on July 1 via GBV Inc. To kick off the album cycle, they shared a new single “Alex Bell” (which is also available on a limited edition 7″ including b/w “Focus On The Flock”) and today, they have shared another single entitled “Unproductive Funk.” Rolling Stone hosted the track’s premiere.
CITIES OF MARS: get haunted by new song “The Dreaming Sky (Anur)”
Swedish progressive doom and rock explorers CITIES OF MARS present the third single taken from their new album ‘Cities of Mars’, due out May 20th on Ripple Music. Let yourself be submerged by the epic beauty of “The Dreaming Sky (Anur)”!
WITNESSES, the cross-genre project of multi instrumentalist Greg Schwan, is set to release The Holy Water EP on July 15th, 2022.
The Holy Water EP marks a new chapter in WITNESSES’ doom metal sound–slowing the pace further, enhancing the atmosphere, and for the first time bringing long-time collaborator Gabbi Coenen into the metal side of the project. Thematically, the EP explores Bram Stoker’s Dracula characters Lucy Westenra and Mina Harker, imagining the characters from different perspectives.
HIRAKI: Danish Avant Noise Rock Act Issues Satelle “Common Fear” Remix; Band Prepares To Release Alterer, With Remixes Of Stumbling Through The Walls LP, Through Nefarious Industries Next Week
Next week, Nefarious Industries will release Alterer, a remix album of the 2021 Stumbling Through The Walls LP by Danish progressive noise rock act HIRAKI. The latest single, a reworking of “Common Fear” as remixed by Satelle, is now streaming.
Anna Thompson was a contestant on American Idol whose latest single “Get Me High” charted in the Top 40 for pop music nationwide. Nicky Buell is quickly establishing himself as a leading voice in the queer pop scene, having been featured by tastemakers like Instinct Magazine and Honk Magazine, and interviewed on the nationally syndicated gay radio show “Rainbow Country” hosted by Mark Tara. The single is out now on SONO Music Group.
PARA LIA – “No Time For Butterflies” from album “Gone With The Flow”
With comparisons ranging from J Mascis, The Cure, Phillip Boa and the Voodoo Club, Arcade Fire, The Mission, The Last Shadow Puppets, Sebadoh and the Editors just who are Para Lia?….Quite simply the band are René Methner (Songwriter, Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keys, Drum Programming) and Cindy Methner (Vocals).
Skope Magazine: Matt Morson – “True Country”
Written by Morson, “True Country” is an authentic ode to the artist’s own country way of life, and also represents his self-coined “outlaw country” sound, which in this case features high-energy vibes, a distinct country swagger, deft touches of heavy rock, and a lyrical journey that reflects Morson’s core as a dedicated singer-songwriter.
Dreamy Electronic-All Night Brooklyn Party
Glassio is the Indie-Dance/Dream-Pop project of Irish-Iranian singer, songwriter and producer Sam R. His music blends elements from Electronica, New Wave and Dance-Pop with Beach Boys-esque harmonies and production textures reminiscent of groups like Air and Massive Attack.
Music Submission: Adam Hinden
Adam Hinden is a producer and multi instrumentalist who is originally from Washington DC but is now based out of London. His music sits in a unique space between ambient, electronic, indie, and psychedelic styles that have earned him recognition from tastemakers such as Majestic Casual, Thissongissick.com, and many more. He has released several singles of a wide variety of styles since his debut EP “Sleep In”, including an official remix for legendary UK rapper Novelist.
Ljubljana’s Underground Legends NOCTIFERIA unleash Intriguing New Video ‘Smrt za Smrt’!
Introducing Amsterdam seven-piece Personal Trainer | Share their inclusive single “Rug Busters” | Announce UK tour
Amsterdam’s much-tipped seven-piece Personal Trainer return today with a joyful new single, the rambunctious and inclusive post-pop of “Rug Busters”.
Produced by regular collaborator Casper van der Lans, it follows the excellent “Key Of Ego” and is another taster of the band’s ongoing progression from last year’s debut EP “Gazebo” on tastemaker label Holm Front (Walt Disco, Krush Puppies, Sports Team).
Crows share lo-fi aesthetic video for ‘Closer Still’, and set to perform at The Great Escape next week | New album ‘Beware Believers’ out now via Bad Vibrations Records
It’s an exercise in pummelling noise-rock. One of several unapologetically political songs on the album, where single James Cox says, “‘Closer Still’ was written about the fit-for-work scandals that kept happening where the Department for Work & Pensions were deeming people fit for work when they obviously weren’t able to, taking away what little support they received from the state in an attempt to save on expenditure. It really highlighted our government’s contempt for the vulnerable. People whose daily lives were incredibly difficult.”
TOVE LO RETURNS WITH NEW SONG AND MUSIC VIDEO –‘NO ONE DIES FROM LOVE’ – OUT NOW
ELLES unveils entrancing video for new single ‘Anthem’
London producer ELLES has unveiled the brand new video for last month’s acclaimed track ‘anthem’, the first single to be lifted from her debut album, ‘a celebration of the euphoria of life’ out 27th May via Naive.
Fast-emerging UK artist mustbejohn unleashes brand new track and visuals to “New Gen”
Seamlessly blending sliding electronic melodies with underground vibes, “New Gen” is another example of mustbejohn’s talent for mixing genres to produce his own unique soundscape. Continuously developing as an artist, the new single showcases john’s signature blunt delivery of quick-witted bars, whilst keeping a catchy yet brutally relatable chorus sure to resonate with listeners.
Katana shares intimate soul-pop single ‘Diary Entry’
Hong Kong-born and Vancouver-based artist Katana blends genres from electro and art-pop to soul and R&B. Katana now unveils her latest soulful single ‘Diary Entry’. The edgy soul-pop track is an authentic offering, featuring words taken straight from Katana’s own diary.
[Skope Magazine] Backed By The Rolling Stones Producer, 21-Year-Old MARL0 Releases Haunting Yet Hopeful Post Break-Up Single ‘Time Will Tell’
Writing and recording from the age of 15, MARL0’s hunger for music stems from his father Nick Richards who is best known for his work as a founding member of the prolific 80s band ‘Boys Don’t Cry’.
Now back in London, post break up MARL0 has produced a stylistic video that captures the vibe of the track perfectly.