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Sonically, the track blurs boundaries with its frenetic electronics, cinematic overtones, and entrancing beat. Absolutely’s inimitable voice takes center stage, alternating between a hypnotic high register and unpredictable up-tempo cadence. It unspools a provocative and poetic vison as she muses, “I’m wondering like Alice, wondering what could happen underneath the poison chalice, patterns, absence, your love comes in fragments, pieces of your passion too random to understand them.”

Chloe Jane + Lalo Ebratt Share “No Patience (No Tengo Paciencia)” Remix + Video via Wonderland

Earlier this spring, NYC-based pop singer-songwriter/dancer Chloe Jane returned with another brand new single entitled “No Patience (No Tengo Pacienca),” alongside an accompanying music video. The track itself, and its Spanglish nature, speaks on the songstress’ love for Latin music and influences, which have made an impact on her throughout her life.

Premiere: Chloe Jane – “No Patience (No Tengo Paciencia)” (Lalo Ebratt Remix)

Saint Luminus Shares New Musical Journey “Cosmic Courier”

Embark on a planetary voyage with Saint Luminus and let the soothing melodies of his new single,”Cosmic Courier”, whisk you away on a tranquil adventure. With a gentle tempo and ethereal ambience, this new single transcends the boundaries of rock guitar and ambient music, painting vast soundscapes which transport you beyond the realm of everyday worries.

Alt rock trio Harehound dare you to follow your dreams on “Devil May Care”

The term “Devil May Care” suggests the willingness to take risks and the lack of concern for what others may think or how things may turn out. The term also implies a sense of adventure and daring, as well as a willingness to embrace uncertainty and to live in the moment. That’s what frontwoman Rebecca Raabis wanted to convey with their song “Devil May Care” – she strives to reach her own goals and to do what makes her happy in spite of the scrutiny and opinions of others.

Top Tune Out Today // Bava – “I Wish” Directed by Morgan Maher

Today, rising pop inspired singer-songwriter and producer, Bava, shares her newest track “I Wish”, along with a visually creative and emotionally driven music video to accompany the single. Further to today’s release, she has announced her debut EP “Imitate”, set for release June 30th.

HENRY CHAUHAN Viral Nu-Metal Wunderkind Premieres “Curse Me” at Knotfest Today

Fifteen year old drummer (endorsed by Pearl Drums since age 12) Henry Chauhan shares, “’Curse Me’ is a personal song that delves into the theme of pain, loneliness and the desire for redemption and tells the story of someone has experienced a lifetime of hardships and feels failed by the society we live in.”

Teenage prodigy Henry Chauhan comes into his own with the mesh of metalcore and drill, “Curse Me’

BABEL channel Cocteau Twins in new single ‘Closer’

After the rousing response to their highly-praised debut album ‘Yoga Horror’ last year, award-winning Finnish dream-pop duo Babel are now looking to preview their eagerly-awaited sophomore record with the captivating new single ‘Closer’.

Peter Calandra Releases Latest Serene Album ‘The Blue Light’

The Blue Light is composed 100% of improvised music created for Peter’s Saturday Night Live YouTube streams that he’s been posting since the pandemic started. “I chose these tracks from different performances, cleaned up the mixes and felt that they fit together in a way that takes the listener on a journey,” shares Peter.

Austin Millz Releases Breathwork EP on Ultra Records

Today, Harlem-born DJ/Producer and viral sensation Austin Millz releases Breathwork via Ultra Records after coming out of 2022 with his guns blazing. The six-track EP arrives with three major singles already out, including “Inhale/Exhale” featuring Sabrina Claudio, “Freeway” featuring Estelle and “Breathless” featuring Alina Baraz. New singles include “On & On” featuring Justine Skye, along with “Afterparty” featuring DESTIN CONRAD and “Familiar” featuring Duckwrth. The release comes just in the swing of PRIDE month and celebration of Black Music Month. With music and shows back in full force, Millz tries to capture the sensation of what a fresh breath of air feels like for everyone rolling back onto the dance floor in 2023.


O.N.E The Duo, the country duo consisting of Prana Supreme and her mother Tekitha have released a new song and video “Til You Called My Name” from their upcoming debut album Blood Harmony, out August 11 via Visionary Media Group. Co-written by the duo with John Bettis (Lynn Anderson, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, George Strait, Whitney Houston) and Marv Green (Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Tim McGraw), produced by Nash Overstreet (Hot Chelle Rae),“Til You Called My Name” illuminates the power of unconditional love as a grounding force in a whirlwind world — especially the bond between mother and daughter.

JD Pinkus (Butthole Surfers) & Tall Tall Trees Share “Afterlifer” Single + Video

Shimmy-Disc has announced the forthcoming release of a brand new record, Ponder Machine, the heady new concoction from banjo virtuosos JD Pinkus (Butthole Surfers) & Tall Tall Trees (Mike Savino), due June 30. The new LP (Produced by KRAMER) — which contains the spirit of high mountain bluegrass, laden with profound and somewhat sinister depth — is introduced with the following:


Tech N9ne Drops New Video “Fatha Fig Ya” Today and Announces Album “BLISS” Out July 14

Just in time for Father’s Day this weekend, chart-topping multiplatinum hip-hop legend and the most successful independent rapper of all-time Tech N9ne teams up with RMR for a brand new single and music video entitled “Fatha Fig Ya (Food For Thought)” out today via his Strange Music label. The track notably marks the first collaboration between these two mavericks.

Billboard Charting R&B Artist // Pandora Indie R&B Cover

Ebony Magazine was right to call Creuzot an “artist at the forefront”. Creuzot is a 3X Billboard charting artist and has received high acclaim from Rolling Stone, BET, Ladygunn, Essence, Earmilk, and VIBE to name a few and “For Love” has been added to the top spot and cover of Pandora’s Indie R&B.

What Does it Mean to Be Lost?

Concrete Labyrinth explores our perception of loss. Intermingling English, Spanish and Portuguese, GrayBeat speaks to a person that is in the process of losing someone dear to them due to their stubborn inability to see beyond the blinders of their chosen societal role.

Folk Influenced rocker Philip Vonesh shares the driving and sorrowful “Long Shadow” off new LP

Ruminating on a quote he had heard about the duality of love and pain; Phillip found inspiration for “Long Shadow” both in lyrics and instrumentation. “The rhythm is driving, there’s tension in the muted minor chords. It is a verbatim retelling of the last goodbye of a relationship. My goal was to be painfully honest.”

The single is part of a deliberate collection of music that weaves together on If Only For The Night. Originally intended to be a concept album, Side A about falling in love Side B falling out of it. Coming to the realization that his strongest work was on Side B, the album became dedicated to breaking up. “It is nostalgic, melancholic, and just plain sad. Sometimes love doesn’t work out, and it’s no one’s fault.”

Silversun Pickups’ Acoustic Thrills EP Out Now Via New Machine Recordings

Today, Silversun Pickups release Acoustic Thrills (June 16, New Machine Recordings), an EP that features live, stripped-down, and reimagined versions of three songs off their latest album, the Butch Vig-produced Physical Thrills. The EP was performed and recorded as part of Gibson Guitars’ “The Songbook” series. Nikki Monninger of the band shares, “this was the first time we had the pleasure of collaborating with Gibson for their series. After building so many layers on the album it felt great to strip these songs down to their rawest form.”

Inspired by a trip to the far east pre covid – T.R. Burge releases Japanese Rain

After recently returning to deliver his captivating comeback single ‘Selling You’ earlier this year, emerging Manchester-based singer-songwriter T.R. Burge is now looking to continue the support for his eagerly-awaited new EP, also called ‘Selling You’, with the breezy new effort ‘Japanese Rain’.

Dombresky Releases Soulful, Uplifting Piano House Anthem “Bless Me” With Swedish Producer Discrete on Insomniac Records – OUT NOW

The track debuted at EDC Las Vegas during Dombresky’s set at kineticFIELD (mainstage). Dombresky has upcoming performances at Day Trip LA, So Track Boa Festival, LMF, Elrow NYC, ARC Music Festival, Lost Lands. Discrete recently amassed 200M total streams across his catalog, was nominated for P3 Guld Awards (Swedish National Radio), and is fresh off an appearance with Dombresky on Insomniac Records’ stereoBLOOM stage at EDCLV.

RANKZ Ignites His Experimental Side on Three-Track Sophomore EP ‘BURN’ on Bassrush Records – OUT NOW

RANKZ dropped his debut four-track EP ‘The Rebellion’ on the label last year, whose tracks garnered support from EDM Identity, Moon Lvnding, Conscious Electronic, EKM. HIs music has seen radio support from Steve Aoki – Aoki’s House, Zeds Dead – Deadbeats, Illenium – Phoenix Radio.

Track Out Today from Cautionary Tales

Fronted by Will Marshall, a songwriter with a swaggering baritone, Cautionary Tales work with a palette borrowed from contemporary art-rock, Greek myth, modernist poetry, the weirder edges of electronic music, indie pop and post-punk.

Swiss alternative-metal/nu-rock quintet Crimson Pride digitally released its new debut ‘Bloom’ // Physical release will come soon.

3 years after their debut EP ‘Mad Desire’ (2020) and after already unveiled 3 singles from the effort, Swiss alternative-metal/rock quintet Crimson Pride digitally released its debut full-length album called ‘BLOOM’ and available right now on all legal services.

Ready for broadcast… Mars from indie-pop rockers LFrQx

LFrQx is a quintet: Mara, Andre, Bas, Mimi & Lela. We are working on our live set which we are going to perform at the end of 2023. We just could not wait to release them. So here it is! The first single. We recorded ourselves and asked Oli Morgan from Abbey Road to do the mastering for us. It’s simply called ‘Mars’.


When I was living with Jah in Florida in 2018 we would spend most days in his room, me playing guitar and him singing, and the day he first sang “I’m not human” as I was playing that guitar part we both looked at each other and cracked a smile, knowing it was special. We listened back to the voice memo he recorded and talked about finishing it, but the few times that we tried recording vocals in the studio the feeling was never the same and he always preferred the original voice memo which is why we chose to keep it in the official version of the song.

Canadian Power-death act Balrogath Unleashes New Video

Balrogath presents: Calamity a ripping new song to go along with their debut music video. Calamity tells the tale of the band’s behind the scenes life, showcasing a deep love of role playing games and all related entertainment. The band plays a challenging game and meets their untimely doom in a total party killing DM paradise of a final battle masterminded by the magical Joel Peterson. Watching this video is sure to warm the hearts of any adventurer or tabletop gaming fans alike.

News Sub – Shadow Smile Unveil New Single ‘Suck The World Dry’ (UK Metal)

‘Suck The World Dry’ contains all the ingredients that has helped establish the Sheffield (UK) foursome as one of Britain’s most exciting new rising metal acts. Brutal guitar riffs, pounding rhythmic grooves and diligent song dynamics all provide a backdrop for guttural vocals that launch into anthemic hook-lines. Shadow Smile continue to fuse modern metal stylings with reverential echoes of yesteryears stadium rock grandiosity. An attention grabbing formula that has earned the independently releasing band a growing legion of fans across the UK and far beyond. Alike their previous singles ,’Suck The World Dry’ was produced by Daniel Jeffery at Derbyshire’s highly regarded Treehouse Studios (UK).

THOM SOUTHERN — Announces New Album Out 8 Sept || + Listen To “Let Someone Else In” Now

THOM SOUTHERN is pleased to confirm ‘So Long My Friend’; a brand new solo album slated for release on 8th September 2023 (via Mighty Good Leader).

A rapid follow-up to his 2022 NI Music Prize-nominated debut ‘Plaza’, it’s also a record that finds the prolific Belfast songwriter returning to his lo-fi roots. Turning a decisive corner on the shoegazey sheen of his previous work, Southern teases this future release today with the lead single “Let Someone Else In”.

Corinne Bailey Rae: brand new album ‘Black Rainbows’ out September 15th

Today, Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae confirms her years-in-the-making Black Rainbows project. Inspired by the objects and artworks collected by Theaster Gates at the Stony Island Arts Bank in Chicago, the work includes a collection of songs, a book Refraction/Reflection of the Arts Bank photographed by Koto Bolofo, live performances, visuals, lectures and exhibitions—a bold move from her previous work.


MusicRow lauded the title track, declaring “This giddy, rhythmic ditty is a blast,” with Country Now echoing “The carefree song joins hands with the power of music as the rising singer/songwriter invites listeners to dance to the style of their choosing.” Featuring Jones’ standout singles including “Down by the Riverside,” “Get Low, Get High,” “Slow Cookin’,” and more, Something To Dance To explores emotional facets that Jones says “represent every part of me” but each carries a central theme of finding joy in life’s experiences. It’s a celebration of it all: the highs and lows, the loves and losses, the starts and ends, and the connective tissue of just being human. Lacing traditional country soundscapes of steel guitar, banjo, and harmonica with Jones’ signature Louisiana hip-hop gumbo, the resulting sonic heartbeat reflects a man whose upbringing molded him into an innovator who bridges the Block Party and the Barn Dance.

Spoon release brand new ‘Memory Dust’ EP ahead of London O2 Arena show with The Black Keys…

Out digitally today, Memory Dust features three brand new Spoon recordings – the original songs “Sugar Babies” and “Silver Girl,” plus a cover of Bo Diddley’s “She’s Fine, She’s Mine.” Listen HERE.

MICHAEL J. BENJAMIN — Unveils Acoustic Version Of New Track: “The Same Again” || Listen Now

Putting a pensive spin on the radiant and heart-rending ballad, “The Same Again (Acoustic)” sees Michael J. Benjamin prune back the trickling acoustics and shimmering instrumentals as a more hauntingly honest version of the track emerges from beneath.

Star of Ted Lasso Jeremy Swift – ‘Can’t Stop Doin’ It’

Whilst best known for his acting roles, and currently riding high with international acclaim for his Emmy-nominated role as Leslie Higgins in TV’s Ted Lasso, Jeremy Swift returns to his first love of songwriting with his 2nd album Songs of Escape and Endless Night and the brand-new single Can’t Stop Doin’ It.


Croatian electronic-pop singer and producer M.Rider is back with her brand-new single and video for ‘Little Things’ releasing 16th June 2023. The single is taken from her forthcoming album, due to drop later this year.