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“No_Se_Ve.mp3,” produced by Zecca, known for his collaborative work with Bizzarrap, brings to life a unique blend of Brazilian funk and EDM. The genre-breaking hit successfully embeds a spectrum of Brazilian regional rhythms and EDM sounds together, and also marking one of the few times Ludmilla has sung in Spanish.

HAVE A GOOD DAY Releases Glimmering Pop Track ‘Feels Like Magic’ (Out May 4)

Coming in hot with a second release for the year, dreamy pop duo Have A Good Day are to release their glittery single ‘Feels Like Magic’ on May 4.

Pax Cultura – Take It All

Delivering yet another captivating single, to stir thoughts and emotions in equal part, multi-national quartet Pax Cultura release only the second single to their name. Although in their infancy, the band present as though they’ve been performing together for years, synergised by whirring melodies and layered percussion, with lyrical depth that demonstrates a bond beyond their years – “Take It All” is no exception.

Emmecosta’s debut album and focus single ‘Overnight’ give an essence of Nordic coolness

Atmospheric dream pop three-piece Emmecosta are releasing their debut album ‘Overnight’ on 14th April 2023, including recently released singles ‘Laek’, ‘UmaybeU’ and ‘Effort’, through boutique label Icons Creating Evil Art.

Ireland’s Breandán Fitzpatrick releases striking debut solo single ‘Sweet Return’

Breandan is one half the acclaimed band Omonoko who are mostly know for electronic dance music, however over the last 10 years Breandán has also been working steadily in the background of the band on his own acoustic singer-songwriter tracks, which are about to take the forefront of his musical ambitions!

Banji Alexander | Children’s Song For Coronation ‘New King’

Berlin via Boston indie project Meagre Martin share new single ‘All My Thoughts’ and announce signing to Mansions & Millions

On the track, the lead-member Sarah Martin offers: “All My Thoughts’ is about the pervasive feelings of grief and how we internalize it. How we continue to reference grief and the ones we’ve lost for the entirety of our lives. It describes how grief can shape the way we move through the world after those people are no longer here to advise us. It talks about this afterlife connection and also the ultimate fear of mortality and failure.”

ICYMI: Luna Luna Share New Single “Dance With U” Out Now, Estereomance Will Head On Tour With POND + More From Our Artists!

Austin based, by way of Dallas, indie synth-pop sensations Luna Luna are set to share their first single of the year with “Dance With U” out Tuesday, May 2nd. After a fulfilling last year for Austin-based dream pop band, Luna Luna is ready to head into a new chapter with their newest track “Dance With U” which takes the quartet fully into a new direction as they relocate the world of bedroom pop to the dance floor.

SKYUKA releases vibrant, indie pop single ‘Michael Cera’

Perth-based pop icon Skyuka releases the incredibly catchy track, ‘Michael Cera’. With a blend of indie rock, ’90s fuzz and a touch of humour, this infectious tune will be your favourite bop of the year.

Electro Pop / North American Tour with Emblem3

“Side Effects” uses electric tension to develop Glam’s most intimate emotions in full color. By reworking her profoundly poignant pop anthem into a vibrant, overflowing with energy remix, Glam has dove the depths of self-exploration as an artist and risen to the surface with a fresh breath of air. Yarin is also set to embark on a North American tour with Emblem3 for their “Songs From The Couch” tour beginning May 23rd.

‘Into The Horizon’: VINTERSEA’s Latest Single and Video; Album Release this Friday

Wasting no time Portland’s VINTERSEA release a third track and music video from the group’s forthcoming album, ‘Woven into Ashes,’ out this Friday. Exemplifying the record’s strength and depth and the band’s continued visual creativity “Into the Horizon” further explores the quintet’s unique blend of influences to create something seismically and enchantingly their own.

Welsh alt-pop girl gang HOURGLVSS shares vibrant new ‘Calling’ video

North Wales alt-pop quartet HOURGLVSS, made up of best friends Katie Benbow (vocals / keyboard), Sophie May Williams (vocals / keyboard), Rosie Hamilton (guitar) and Lauren James (drums) are the newest infectious girl gang you will want to be a part of. Today they share the vibrant new video for their recent infectious single ‘Calling’.

Greta Van Fleet unveil new video for ‘Meeting The Master’

Of collaborating with the band to direct the video, Black shares, “The final shot of the video is as close to magic as anything I’ve ever been a part of creating. It was an absolute pleasure collaborating with these fine humans.” Josh adds, “Beauty cloaked in darkness is still beauty. I love you Gus Black.”

Indie-folk artist Hugh Sheehan’s new single is an ode to the LGBTQ+ community

Shapes That Are Different, the genre-bending debut album from Hugh Sheehan, will not be confined to any one box. The album, a sincere and open-hearted debut, is a deep dive into the experience of growing up as a queer person in 90’s Birmingham. Today, Sheehan has shared the album’s title track, an ode to the wider LGBTQ+ community.

LEGSS announce Fester EP | share title-track and video

London art-rock quartet Legss sign to The state51 Conspiracy (Hotel Lux, Lou Terry) and announce new EP Fester for June 9th. The title track is released as a single today.

Lip Filler release new single “Susie” + self-titled EP via Chess Club ahead of The Great Escape, Dot To Dot and VISIONS Festival

A highlight from their electrifying live show, “Susie” spins between synth-infused indie-pop and energetic dance-punk before the band’s commanding frontman George Tucker takes centre stage with an angered, expertly delivered verse bemoaning the state of British politics and the perceived lack of care and attention given to younger generations. Speaking more on the song’s lyrical inspiration, the band said:


Hailing from the dark corners of some of Manchesters dingiest bars, Strange Dream are the cities most exciting new two piece psych-rock experience. Off the back of their instrumental debut ‘Orange’ the band release ‘Miss Annie’, a soaring guitar track with melodic riffs and driving vocals packed with jangly guitars and shimmering beats just in time for the coming summer.

BODY TYPE share brand new single ‘Weekend’ ahead of UK/EU tour | out now via POISON CITY RECORDS

‘Weekend’ previews a portion of the 360-degree view that desire manifests in throughout Expired Candy. Here particularly, Body Type cross The Cardigans with Spiderbait’s ‘Calypso’ in its yearnful assertion of promiscuity and affection. Hypnotic “Ooh la la”s riding a-top coarse guitars, marrying the wistful, early sparks of grazes and hand-holding with a “no strings attached,” Saturday morning sleep-in approach. Of ‘Weekend’, vocalist Sophie McComish shares, “This song is pretty candid really. It’s about romance. Lotta people stressin’ about love and dating. Too much overthinking. Loving is fun. Just go all in, even if for only one night.”

MUSIC NEWS: Hard rockers Stevie R. Pearce And The Hooligans unveil the Official Video to latest single “Out Go The Lights”

The video was shot, at the Waterloo, Blackpool.. (voted by the people on Planet Rock as the UKs #1 venue!) .. Stevie says “it’s a second home to me. We’ve done a live album there, so it was kind of fitting. On the day they really bought the idea to life, with Lee Merrison’s pyrotechnics – the idea was to capture a Hooligans show- to walk around in it, to be up close and part of it. Energy and Attitude!”

Catchy, punchy, unapologetic: The Horn returns with indie-rock party anthem ‘Another Way’ [out now: April 28th]

It’s not every band who can boast a UK wide tour supporting UK rock heavyweights, Starsailor within their first six months of their formation. And as the old adage goes, start as you mean to go, is exactly the ethos that drives London five-piece The Horn.