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SKINNY PELEMBE — Releases “Deadman Deadman Deadman” || + New Album out 28 April

The track is the latest release from his forthcoming album ‘Hardly The Same Snake’, which will be released on 28th April on Partisan Records (Idles, Fontaines D.C, Fela Kuti, Laura Marling, Beth Orton). Skinny Pelembe has also shared new UK headline tour dates for October.

Michel Neray’s New Americana-Influenced Single “Let the Wild Orchids Grow”

For singer-songwriter Michel Neray, that means taking a week-long motorcycle trip on the “Brothers’ Ride” across the country and state lines. Many times, a brother will extend an invite to another to join them on the trip, but more often than not, an excuse always seems to surface.

That’s what inspired his Americana-influenced song, “Let The Wild Orchids Grow.” It’s his reminder to himself and others that you can’t take this lifetime for granted.

Jason Cruz and Howl Release New Music Video for “First Born Son” from Acclaimed Album “Wolves”

Jason Cruz and Howl, the outlaw folk project led by Strung Out vocalist Jason Cruz, has released a new music video for “First Born Son,” from their critically acclaimed new album “Wolves.” The music video, created by Bonez Dubb Studios and acts as a visually stunning and thought-provoking exploration of the prophetic lyrics of the song, which Cruz says are “in tune with all the crazy shit we are experiencing right now in this country.”


Nothing Matters is the sound of five young women making the music they wanted to hear and inspired by the live shows they hadn’t ever seen. It’s riveting, it’s charming, it’s exciting, and it’s really, really good.

SVARTANATT Unveil New Single “Child Of The Devil”

SVARTANATT on the new single: “‘Child of the Devil’ is the first single from our third upcoming album Last Days on Earth. The song is about a person who has been struggling his whole life. His feeling inside has always been insecure and uncertain, whatever direction he turned to, the darkness has overshadowed the light. He has always found a way back up from the bottom, to one day reach the top.”

Hamond takes matters into his own hands for new single/video “Chemical”

Hamond is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, singer, and songwriter from Houston, TX, currently based in LA. “Chemical” is the first in a series of singles planned for 2023, as he takes full creative control of the music, visuals, and artwork from his home studio.

UNDRASK Stream Entirety Of God Emperor At Metal Injection

The band comments: “The last few years have been rough, and we’re all in need of an escape as life drags on and responsibilities punch us in the gut. It’s time to punch back with a little magic and mayhem. We hope you’ll join us and our heroes in battle and bang your head like the fate of the world depends on it!”

Full Album Stream: UNDRASK God Emperor

ARRIVER Release New Video For “Carrion Sun”

PRE’s PaperRoute Woo Tees Off In “Different Channel” Video


Fresh from a triumphant Coachella set, pop culture superstar The Kid LAROI announces he will invite his worldwide fans to his Bleed For You tour and perform in an exclusive global livestream event on the last night. The performance by the GRAMMY® Award-nominated multi-platinum recording artist will broadcast live around the world from State Farm Centre in Champaign, IL.

SWIMM Share “No Ties” Single + Lyric Video via FLOOD Magazine | ‘Best Comedown Ever’ LP Due August 10

After a 6-week North American tour and a flourish of lauded singles boasting multiple high profile spots (from a Kelly Slater documentary, to the Hulu feature film The Unicorn, a national Progressive Insurance commercial, and a Juneshine commercial and ambassador event), LA-based psych-pop group SWIMM prepare to release their sophomore LP Best Comedown Ever on August 10.


Today, singer, songwriter, performer, and Bollywood playback star, Sid Sriram shares a new music video for “Do The Dance” out now via Def Jam Recordings. Directed by Tanima Mehrota and filmed on location at The Malibu Hindu Temple with support of UCLA’s Raas Bataaka dance team, the visual offers a glimpse into the dynamic and colorful elements of Sriram’s world. Watch “Do The Dance” HERE.

Vinnie – New Single “Blue Skies”

Singer-songwriter, Vinnie, based out of Detroit, MI., has a new single, “Blue Skies” dropping April 28, 2023, off of his forthcoming album, Someday. Vinnie is a skilled songwriter with the ability to create songs in various genres. His creativity allows him to not only be diverse, but to express his feelings and evoke emotion with his music.

Conquering Rockabilly, Toronto’s Miss Tammy Darling Makes Sparks Fly in RnB/Soul Single “Electric Love”


Killer Mike is celebrating his birthday by formally launching the countdown for his new solo album MICHAEL via the release of “DON’T LET THE DEVIL (feat EL-P & thankugoodsir).” MICHAEL marks the celebrated MCs first solo project since 2012’s critically lauded R.A.P. Music and serves as an introduction to the totality of Michael Render, a lifelong rap fiend whose consciousness is seeped in the sounds of community that raised him – multiple eras of southern rap flows, Sunday church service, and barbershop discourse. Speaking on his most autobiographical and independent album to date, Mike states “RTJ is the X-Men, this is my Logan.” For the new single Mike linked with his Run The Jewels partner in rhyme EL-P, trading verses over a lilting soul loop produced by No I.D., EL-P, & Little Shalimar. “My favorite group (US) with my favorite producers! It’s our 10 year anniversary and MICHAEL is an origin story so I wanted to start w/ El.”

Rachel Bochner Shares New Single “If I’m Gunna Be Sad (I Might As Well Look Hot Doing It)”

“If I’m Gunna Be Sad (I Might As Well Look Hot Doing It)” follows the EP’s lead single, “Sucker Punch.” Produced by and co-written with her frequent collaborator Tiger Darrow, “If I’m Gunna Be Sad (I Might As Well Look Hot Doing It)” is the ultimate breakup anthem. Over moody, distorted alt-pop production, Rachel delivers relatable truth bombs about coping with a broken heart: “Cuz if I’m gunna be… sad / I’m gunna look… bad / Might as well feel hot tonight.”

RESOLUTION 13 Release New Single/Official Video ‘T-13’

T-13 is the second single from Resolution 13 this year and the first one that is from the forthcoming album called Derelict. The full-length will be released on May 23rd.

Ambient artist & Efterklang collaborator Christian Balvig shares new single ‘Everything’s Coloured’

On May 12th, Danish composer Christian Balvig is set to release his debut solo album Night Poem. The album is an ode to and from the night, a rebellion against constant stimuli, and a meticulous hunt for ghost notes and the almost imperceptible sound of piano keys. Today he has shared new single ‘Everything’s Coloured’, an ode to holding back.

RESOLUTION 13 Release New Single/Official Video ‘T-13’

T-13 is the second single from Resolution 13 this year and the first one that is from the forthcoming album called Derelict. The full-length will be released on May 23rd.

DECLAN WELSH & THE DECADENT WEST share effervescent new single ‘I Don’t Know Why’ | out today (April 20th) via FRICTIONLESS

Glasgow indie mainstays Declan Welsh & The Decadent West share effervescent new effort ‘I Don’t Know Why’, out today (April 20th), signalling the latest reveal from eagerly anticipated second record ‘2’, set for release September 22nd via Frictionless Music.

OPUS KINK share second official EP single ‘Children’ | out today via NICE SWAN RECORDS

Brighton risers Opus Kink share brand new effort ‘Children’, arriving today (April 20th), marking the second official single taken from their eagerly anticipated ‘My Eyes, Brother!’ EP, set for release May 19th via Nice Swan Records (Sports Team, Pip Blom, FUR, English Teacher).

A Profound, Resonant Musical Journey Through the Gentrification of the Upper West Side, as Envisioned by a Lifelong Resident; Composer/Lyricist/Guitarist Freddie Bryant Readies Epic Piece for Chamber/Jazz Ensemble

Every neighborhood in New York City has a story to tell, but few have as eloquent and soulful a musical narrator as Freddie Bryant. His upcoming release is a profound work of art – deep, textured and resonant – written from the perspective of someone, from childhood to adulthood, navigating the simple joys, increasing confusion, and, ultimately, the simmering resentments of growing up in a neighborhood that is changing before his very eyes.