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NEW EP: Malawian DJ, Producer, and Activist CHMBA releases her EP Okangola Caucus

Named Woman of the Year by Glamour Magazine, Chmba has rocked impressive stages including the World Economic Forum in Davos, BBC Radio 6, Tumbler Select Playlist, and opening sets for Grammy-winning artists Angelique Kidjo, Nile Rodgers and Metro Boomin. With a list of accolades that includes Forbes’ Africa 30 Under 30, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Goalkeeper, and Global Citizen Youth Advocate, Chmba is a true trailblazer and a force to be reckoned with.

Pat Boone’s Love Letter to Grits Comes to Life in New Music Video

Shot against the backdrop of the historic Capitol Theatre in Lebanon, Tennessee, the video showcases Pat Boone’s spirited attempt at line dancing to the infectious track. Adding to the dynamic visuals, the video features the remarkable choreography of Jamie Marshall, known for her exceptional talent and creativity. Marshall is joined by dancers from across the Southeast, who bring their energy and passion to the performance. Fans can immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere of the Capitol Theatre and enjoy the vibrant display of dance in the video.


Longevity of this kind is a rare feat in K-Pop, and as a ‘thank you’ to their legion of fans all over the world, the members ONEW, KEY, TAEMIN and MINHO released the album track “The Feeling” on Saturday June, 10 – the day of SHINee’s 15th anniversary. The summery, drum n’ bass-infused anthem brings an uplifting message, looking ahead to the future.

The Ries Brothers Release “Strange Times” Video | On Tour Now

**Lauren Calve “Shift” Video Out Today – Watch Now | Album Out Sept 1**

Tigercub share new video for “Show Me My Maker”

Today, Brighton, UK-based rock ‘n’ roll trio Tigercub have released a video for “Show Me My Maker” from their new album The Perfume Of Decay via Loosegroove Records, the label co-founded by Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard, a long-time champion of the band.

Careful Announces New EP

Careful’s first EP after almost a decade without releasing any new music, “Promise / Practice” is a meditation on loss. A parent loses a child to gun violence, an abuser loses their partner to their own cruelty and ignorance, people young and old process their sudden or eventual deaths. The songs are sometimes disarmingly bare, honest, and personal, sometimes playful, indirect or abstract, but always rooted in the fragility of our bodies and our relationships.

The Sleeping return with emotive new single “No Light”

After a 17-year hiatus from creating together, the original lineup of The Sleeping – Douglas Robinson (vocals), Joe Zizzo (drums), Sal Mignano (bass), and Cameron Keym (guitar/keys) – have returned with their upcoming album, I Feel Like I’m Becoming a Ghost, out August 18th. Taking their post-hardcore and alternative roots and blending it with a post-punk influence, the band have created a dynamic and emotive ten tracks.

Kramer Shares “Ladder to the Moon” Video via StereoEmbers

Not too long ago, iconic musician and producer Kramer shared a brand new LP of ambient, atmospheric works entitled Music for Films Edited by Moths (out now via Shimmy-Disc/Joyful Noise Recordings). Now, Kramer shares a new video for a track from the record, “Ladder to the Moon,” created by Dutch visual artist Tinca Veerman. This is final video created by Veerman with regard to this project.

STEREO EMBERS VIDEO PREMIERE – ‘Ladder to the Moon’ from Kramer’s Ambient “Music For Films Edited By Moths”

Tainy Shares “La Baby” ft. Daddy Yankee, J Balvin & Sech Ahead of 6/29 ‘DATA’ Album

The smallest Creature Unleashes Newest Grunge and Hard Rock “Queen”

Following on the heels of anthemic rock track ‘What Color Is the Rain’, the band’s latest offering is a spellbinding sonic propulsion of intoxicating rock energy, fueled by electrifying guitar lines and cast in an avant sense.

Jeremie Albino Releases ‘Tears You Hide’ Short Film | Sophomore Album Out Now

“When we were working on the roll out for this record, we had other music video concepts in mind but ultimately decided that the best way to share these songs would be to play them live and try and capture the feeling, energy and spirit of the music,” said Jeremie Albino. “Once we knew we were doing a live performance short film, we knew we had to find the perfect location. We were searching for a couple of weeks before I remembered that we had always wanted to shoot something at the Owl’s Club in Toronto. It just had all the character we needed in a location with the space to shoot multiple songs live off the floor.”

ORYAD Unleash Emotive Video For “Wayfaring Stranger”

ORYAD have unveiled an emotive and scenic video for “Wayfaring Stranger”. Taken from their new album Sacred & Profane, this song explores deeply personal physical and symbolic connections to one’s ancestors. The mystic prog metal ensemble from Tennessee and Colorado combine a wide variety of influences, including opera, jazz and metal, into their distinctive sound. ORYAD’s music is also deeply connected to nature and the myths of their home, and these themes are central to Sacred & Profane, which is available now.

From breaking up to breaking free, Laila embraces her identity in PRIDE anthem “I Like Girls”

Cold Weather Captains – Venom

Cold Weather Captains are a Toronto-based high-energy rock band known for their funky and eclectic sound. The group was originally founded in 2018 as a unique instrumental trio featuring Bradley Scott (lead guitar), Erik Meechem (rhythm guitar), and Kevin Penny (drums). Shortlyafter the release of their 2021 EP, City Limits, CWC quickly morphed from laid-back jam band to a fully rounded pack-a-punch machine with power-house additions to their lineup – magic man and lead vocalist, Justin Di Donato, and high-kicking bassist, Christina Dare.

UK’s Tigercub shares new video; new album out now

Brighton, UK-based rock ‘n’ roll trio Tigercub share their new video for the song, “Show Me My Maker.” The video received its first look on Matt Pinfield’s Power Hour on AXS TV and, today, Revolver premiered it and said “The song is a swaggering, feedback-soaked anthem, and its fittingly gritty and blown-out visual captures Tigercub in fine form, tearing through the cut in stripped-down surroundings.” The heavily percussive single has received placement across Spotify’s New Music Friday (US, UK, France), All New Rock, Rock Rotation, New Noise, The Rock List, and Apple’s New in Rock.

Pop’s Athena Park Gives Everything and Gets Nothing in Return on Vulnerable Single “Heathen”

Athena Park is an award winning actress who has starred in multiple film and television productions in Canada and the United States. Currently studying at the University of Toronto, she is continuously working on new music and film projects. Following up on her debut single, “Tuatara,” Athena’s latest release is the bitterly honest “Heathen.”

Danny Towers & DJ Scheme Drop Long Awaited Album “Safe House”

On this album we see Danny adapt to any beat like a chameleon. Throughout the album we witness Danny spit over jersey-club-esque beats to flexing his bone-deep rasp over a signature South Florida trap sound. On tracks like “Chunky Monkey,” and “The Cycle” Danny opens up on topics like heartbreak, loss, and grief, making this album one of his most personal to date.

Zwielicht is out now via Century Media Records!

Embark on a journey through the darkness as Zwielicht weave tales of forbidden realms. From the haunting depths of “Obsessis A Daemonio” to the chilling echoes of “Symphony of a Dying Star”. Enter a realm where “Forgotten Kings” rise, plagued by the curse of “Pest,” while the enigmatic “Nordlys” lights the path to redemption. Brace yourself for the raw intensity and brutality of “Mortal Shells” and surrender to the poem of “Zwielicht.” Prepare for a symphony of agony, where arrogance meets despair. This is the immersive and captivating world of Zwielicht.


Joni Mitchell stunned the Newport Folk Festival audience last summer when she gave a surprise performance – her first in 20 years – delivering a heartfelt set filled with some of her greatest songs.

Mitchell’s triumphant return to the stage on July 24, 2022, will be featured on a new live album from Rhino, AT NEWPORT, available on July 28, 2023 on CD and 2-LP black vinyl. Produced by close collaborator Brandi Carlile, along with Mitchell, the music will also be released the same day on digital and streaming services and Dolby Atmos. A clear-vinyl version of the 2-LP set will be available exclusively from Indie Retail and Barnes & Noble. Mitchell’s Newport performance of her classic song “Both Sides Now” is available today digitally.