Category: FEATURES

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The Simpkin Project New Studio Album ‘Beam Of Life’ + “Hustling”

Orange county’s Simpkin Project are proud to announce the release date for their upcoming album Beam of Light. The six-piece band will release their fourth studio album on September 22, 2017 on VP Records’ Dub Rockers imprint. Pre-orders launch on August 11th. The Simpkin Project plays amulti-faceted blend of reggae, blues, rock, and Americana, steeped…

Shania Twain Reveals Video for “Life’s About to Get Good”

Multi-platinum and multi-award winning Global superstar Shania Twain has released the Matthew Cullen (Katy Perry, Kygo, Weezer, Beck) directed video for her single ‘Life’s About to Get Good’. The track is taken from ‘Now’, Shania’s first album in fifteen years, out September 29, on Mercury, Nashville. When writing “Life’s About to Get Good,” Shania explains,…

Stereophonics Announce New Album ‘Scream Above The Sounds’

Twenty years after their debut ‘Word Gets Around’ and six #1 albums later, Stereophonics are set to release their new album ‘Scream Above The Sounds’ on November 3rdon Parlophone Records. Their tenth studio album, ‘Scream Above The Sounds’ follows ‘Keep The Village Alive’ which went straight to #1 when it was released in 2015 –…

Jase Harley New Visual For “Between The Lines”

What do you get when you take a classically trained pianist and graphic artist and raise him with a passion for hip-hop? Jase Harley, a New Jersey native and freelance multimedia creator who’s music has garnered over 12 million streams worldwide. Even before he began taking piano lessons at age 12, he grew up an…

CLOAKROOM SHARE NEW SONG

Northwest Indiana’s Cloakroom have announced a run of Fall tour dates in support of their forthcoming sophomore album Time Well, which is set for an August 18 release on CD/2xLP/digital by Relapse Records. The trio’s unique amalgam of shoegazing textures, bittersweet melodies, and labyrinthian song structures is conveyed via smotheringly heavy tones that would befit…

Tru Tipton Releases Video “Type of Girl”

Tennessee is world-renowned for it’s contributions to American music. Nashville is a modern-day mecca of music, the country music roots running deep. Memphis itself has a long history of churning out legendary sounds. But even though the big cities get all of the press, many of the artists making their name come from small towns.…

BELLY X BLAC CHYNA = ‘P.O.P’

Today, critically acclaimed rapper, songwriter and producer, Belly, releases a new track titled P.O.P. (Power of Pussy). The catchy mid-tempo cut, produced by Ben Billions, demonstrates Belly’s proven and flawlessly smooth lyrical ability, coupled with a powerful message focused on female empowerment, the strength of women, and Belly’s conscious stance on equality within humanity. P.O.P.…

Breaker Novogratz Releases New Video “There She Was”

Breaker Novogratz has been busy since releasing his latest hit single, “Home”. The multi-talented teen is starring in his own web series, appropriately named Breaking Breaker, which also features his brother, Five. The web series follows Breaker’s climb in the pop music world. Now comes the release of his second single, “There She Was” available…

Leaone New Single ‘End Of The World’

The smouldering talent that is Leaone continues his rise this July with a sublime new single ‘End of The World’ – the first track to be taken from his forthcoming EP ‘Wild Horse Ride On’, released through Fierce Panda this Autumn. https://twitter.com/hisnameisleaone Leaone’s sweetly sobering and sombre tracks have already seen him described as the…

Maliibu Miitch New Video “4AM”

With the name Maliibu Miitch, you may expect this rapper to hail from Southern California. But Maliibu Miitch is an east coast girl through and through- she’s a proud lifelong resident of the South Bronx. She tells Bossip that she came up with the name randomly, but it developed a meaning over time: “Maliibu is…

Daniel Zapata New Video “In My Dreams”

From Bogota, Colombia to Miami comes Latin pop singer/songwriter Daniel Zapata. This bilingual singer/songwriter/producer has made a name for himself with his own music as well as by collaborating with and producing other Latin pop recording artists. A disciplined musician since he started guitar lessons at the age of 12, as an entertainer he aims…

Rosi Golan’s New Album ‘Collecting Bullets’ Out Now

Rosi Golan’s new album, Collecting Bullets, released last Friday, July 14. The six-track album marks Rosi’s return to her music career after a year-long hiatus in Paris, and is proof that taking a little time for one’s self can do wonders for not only the mind and body, but for the creative soul as well.…

Dwight & Nicole “Wait”

Dwight & Nicole just released their powerful new single, “Wait,” on July 4th digitally, and the accompanying video is set for release on the morning of Monday, July 24th via the band’s social media pages. Folks may already recognize one half of Dwight & Nicole, as Nicole Nelson was a finalist on “The Voice” (season…

Triple Goddess New Video “Born to Raise Hell”

Some say rock and roll died long ago, but one listen to the toe curling sonic energy of South Jersey quartet Triple Goddess and you’ll know it’s alive and here to stay. Drummer Bobby Andrews and guitarist/vocalist Frank Sacco had been playing in prior musical ventures since 2010, and while other members came and went…

R-Wan “Sexual Chemistry” ft. Farah Ash

The DJ of the future, R-Wan is rising to the top of everyone’s playlist. From clubs to festivals, he is known for his unforgettable performances. His collaborations with renowned artists like Snoop Dogg and Fatman Scoop are testimony to his talent. Listeners can’t help but dance to his electronic rhythm and contagious beat. https://www.facebook.com/djrwanofficial/ R-Wan…

SuperGlu New Video ‘Welcome Home’

SuperGlu are a four-piece formed in Britian’s smallest town, Manningtree. But far from being beset by any small-town mentality, SuperGlu arrive with big ideas, a big sound and an anthemic pop punk banger in new single, Welcome Home, through Communion Records as part of their Singles Club. The band consists of brothers Benjamin and Alex…

Hot Shot Kixxx New Video “The Devil Inside”

The arts and entertainment hub of West Texas, El Paso is home to numerous music festivals and has a thriving local music scene. The city’s latest export is four-piece rock band Hot Shot Kixxx. Juan Villalobos (vocals, bass, guitar) met Lorenzo Corral (guitar, bass) in middle school, and Josh Phillips (guitar, bass) in college at…

Calista Kazuko New Video ‘Life With Ivy’

All of this encapsulates the dark character and sinister inner demon of Calista Kazuko whose classical roots at the Royal Academy of Music have been jettisoned and instead, she is carving out her own genre with a diamond-edged blade which she likes to call ‘pop-noir’, perfectly and elegantly exhibited in her latest single from herProject:…

Minus the Bear New Video “Last Kiss”

The visuals in Minus The Bear’s new music video “Last Kiss” are as dizzying as the song’s guitar riffs. Silhouettes of the band spin against a colored background, and we glimpse views of New York City’s various landscapes against close-up performance shots. The line “We can’t see the same color/ Of light” takes on new…

Martin Solveig Releases Video for “All Stars” feat. Alma

With the third edition of his ‘My House’ Ibiza residency at Pacha in full swing, Martin Solveig presents the exceptional music video for his latest single, ‘All Stars’ featuring ALMA. Shot in Solveig’s hometown of Paris, the video for ‘All Stars’ is directed by French filmmaker and artist Thomas Lélu, with production from Deni Susic​…

Patent Pending New Video “Wasted/Wake Me Up”

With a knack for writing ridiculously catchy songs combined with a DIY punk-rock ethos, our favorite Long Island rockers Patent Pending truly encapsulate what pop-punk is all about. From basements to festivals to countless cross-country and international tours, Patent Pending are equally known for their ability to make a serious emotional connection with fans- “You…

Madchild ‘BadChild’

Madchild, also known as “The King of Underground Rap,’ is a platinum-selling hip-hop artist, lyricist, songwriter, and producer. Madchild creatively pushes the limits by creating his own rhymes that articulate and captivates moments that are as individualistic as his lifestyle. Madchild is back with a vengeance with his new album, The Darkest Hour, produced exclusively…

INTRODUCING SINGER-SONGWRITER CAMINO

Columbia Records singer/songwriter Camino has released his debut single “Riot” – listen HERE. Camino, who originally hails from Jackson, Mississippi, offers a stirring blend of soul, folk, and pop with a country-worn and heart-wrenching tone all his own. “‘Riot’ is raw, and it’s me,” Camino says. “I felt the record hit me as I was…

Matt Siffert New Single ‘Evening in the Midwest’

“It was a long road to making my new EP,” says Nashville-based singer-songwriter Matt Siffert. “Come to think of it, it was a long road to making music at all.” Siffert — whose new EP, Gallatin, will be released on July 21, 2017 — was born in New York City to a psychologist mother. “I…

AV Super Sunshine “Baby Goodbye 2017 Dance”

Since we first partnered with him for the “Baby Goodbye” music video in 2014, AV Super Sunshine has produced a continuous output of videos, becoming quite a prolific artist that never fails to surprise us. This Wisconsin native has taken influence from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, and Kurt Cobain and created songs…

WIWEK ANNOUNCES ‘DRUM NATION’ EP ON OWSLA

Dutch producer Wiwek has announced his new Drum Nation EP dropping July 21st on OWSLA. Drum Nation represents the most focused vision of Wiwek’s pioneering “jungle terror” genre, offering a blend of Dutch house, Indian-inspired rhythms, tribal drums, exotic bird calls and more made with an expansive, one-of-a-kind library of sounds that he’s been building…

Leon Of Athens ‘Fire Inside You’

London-based Greek indie-pop experimentalist Leon Of Athens has released his new single ‘Fire Inside You’. The single is the latest to be taken from his forthcoming album produced by David Kosten (Bat For Lashes, Everything Everything). ‘Fire Inside You’ leads with a mesmerising shift of guitars and ethereal electronics alongside Leon’s captivating vocals, addressing the…

AlunaGeorge Announces New Track ‘Turn Up The Love’

London duo AlunaGeorge have released their new track “Turn Up The Love,” available today via all digital retailers. “The creative concept is to release two tracks, one upbeat song and one ballad, to symbolize “light and shade” and highlight the duality of both songs,” says vocalist Aluna Francis. Last fall, AlunaGeorge released their sophomore album…

Tia P. New Video “4 Seats From Beyoncé”

Unafraid. Honest. Unique. These are bold words- but there’s no better way to describe Inglewood, Calif. native and Howard University graduate Tia P. Driven, passionate, and charismatic, her talent as a producer, musician, and songwriter is unmatched. Taking influence from Missy Elliott, Pharrell Williams, and Lauryn Hill, Tia P.’s music embodies the essence of Eyrkah…

Lariss “Dale Papi” Featuring K7

Lariss’ sultry music video for “Dale Papi” became an overnight viral sensation on YouTube around the world. Directed by Khaled Mokhtar, best known for his work with international hit artists including Alexandra Stan (“Cherry Pop”), Inna (“Be My Lover”), and Antonia (“Marabou”), the video introduced the world to Lariss and has generated more than fifty-five…

DJ Pebbles “Heart Away From You” Video

Hailing from Brisbane’s vibrant electronic scene, DJ Pebbles brings her sonic expertise to the states, moving to New York City. With both Beauty and Brains, she will take the big apple by storm – while attending NYU’s prestigious Tisch School for the Arts. Pebbles is the full package, a blonde beauty, amazing stage presence, and…

Jane N’ The Jungle New Video “Faded Stars”

Jordan White grew up with her now bandmate Brian Dellis, but the two come from wildly different musical backgrounds. White performed in choir then earned her degree in Musical Theater learning to write and perform original songs at coffeehouses around Hollywood. Dellis’s diverse lead guitar rifts, on the other hand, have been cultivated as member…

Priscilla G Drops “Sunny California”

Bay area hip hop artist Priscilla G is back with another new track and visual “Sunny California.” Not only does the track slap but Priscilla G continues to deliver a consistent message – she’s got bars. In the West Coast inspired visual Priscilla takes it to the streets of the city. There’s much more in…

The Burning Peppermints “Don’t Try To Lie To Me”

There are new bands and new music coming out of Birmingham, Alabama every day. From country rock to rap, “the Magic City” is a rising music scene. Whether is be Nerves Baddington, Future Elevators, or Shaheed & DJ Supreme, Birmingham is a scene worth championing. The Burning Peppermints are no exception, bringing the punk of…

Binx Single ‘Paradise’

Binx, also known by the title of her EP “The African Bee,” is an Avant-Garde pop musician/model from South Africa based in New York. Her song, “Radiohead” went to Number 1 on a South African radio chart and she has performed at the US Open, The South African Traditional Music Awards, The New York Marathon…

Hero Fisher “Sylvie” Video

Shot in the style of found footage movie making like The Blair Witch Project, the video for Hero Fisher’s new single ‘Sylvie’ is a beautifully eerie accompaniment to her tender and emotive songwriting. Together, the audio and visuals tell a spectral love story. Delicate plucked acoustic guitars morph into orchestral soundscapes rich and cinematic in…

Room Full of Strangers New Video “Modern Media”

Some call them punk, garage, even pop at times. So, it makes sense that that Room Full of Strangers have drawn diverse comparisons such as the songwriting approach of Mac Demarco and Jonathan Richman (Modern Lovers). Then on the other hand music journalists such as Jeffrey Morgan (biographer of Iggy and The Stooges) have compared…

Partner New Single “Sex Object”

In Search of Lost Time ought to evoke stoned, Sapphic rock. Heavy as a crush, nimble as a thimble, smart as a doctorate, stupid as edible underwear, these 12 songs shudder with wit, melody and the peerless confederation of Josée Caron and Lucy Niles. None of their influences – not Weezer, Ween, Dinosaur Jr or…

Future Elevators New Video “Modern World”

New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles- most people think of the big cities when asked where to find great music, but Birmingham, Alabama- known as “the Magic City” and home of independent record label Communicating Vessels- has built and maintained a thriving music scene. After his prior band The Grenadines broke up, it was no…

Giorgio Hofmann New Video “Ready Now”

Pop artist and model Giorgio Hofmann is ready to take over the summer. His latest single and music video “Ready Now” debuted June 15th, just in time to be a contender for the song of the season. Site: https://twitter.com/GiorgioHofmann Following the success of his previous hits, “I Don’t Care” and “(Damn) We Good”, “Ready Now”…