Category: FEATURES

Feature stories and artist interviews

MOTHICA RELEASES FULL-LENGTH EP

With 60 million plus streams across all platforms to date, Brooklyn based singer / songwriter Mothica has established herself as dark pops most viable rising star. Now, the singer- real name McKenzie Ellis-is ready to unveil her highly anticipated sophomore EP, ‘Heavy Heart.’ Out today, May 25th, ‘Heavy Heart’ first began to emerge earlier this…

Sideffects New Single “Wait for the Captain”

Check out the latest single from the alternative rock band Sideffects – “Wait for the Captain” is the 2nd song from the band’s upcoming album titled “Emperors for the Day.” Be sure to connect with them on Facebook for the latest news and upcoming releases at: https://www.facebook.com/sideffects.band/ Alternative rock band Sideffects has never let geography…

Water New Video “One Night” Prod. by DJ Toro

It’s rare that an unsigned, underground artist is able to gain traction on their own, but Queens-based rapped Water has done just that. His debut music video for “Loco”, which was released in September of last year, has gotten over 100,000 views on YouTube, and his follow-up single, “One Night”, has received over 60,000 streams…

DUTCH ARTIST/PRODUCER SAN HOLO RELEASES STUNNING VIDEO FOR “LIGHT”

Rising star San Holo releases the powerful video for his hit “Light” today. Directed by acclaimed duo Greg + Lio, the atmospheric video presents two other-worldly outsiders who are unable to face sunlight directly. As the mysterious couple become increasingly attracted to what lies behind the darkness, they devise innovative methods to help them “to…

Rich Lowe New Video “Boogey Man”

Singer, songwriter, and producer Rich Lowe currently lives in San Antonio, but his roots are firmly entrenched in the NYC boro of Brooklyn. With both of his parents incarcerated by the time he was three years old, Lowe is no stranger to adversity. But despite facing many difficult circumstances, he had music as his savior.…

Natalie Bouloudis Releases ‘Whirlwinds’

Natalie Bouloudis’s debut EP is the perfect document of her humbling creative powers at this point in time. Harbouring her own distinct sound, Dead Sea Scripts channels her experiences and meditations into a deeply enchanting record. By turns evoking sixties’ girl band nostalgia with the concise hook-driven songwriting of ‘Firebird’ or entertaining her darker side…

Roma Moss feat. hOlY New Video “Leaving Traces” (FREE.D remix)

At the close of 2016, we had the pleasure of working with Moscow’s FREE.D to promote the “Liberate Your Mind” where FREE.D collaborated with London-based producer Roubs for a pure synth anthem that called on humanity to stop feeding their egos, and to open their hearts and minds to a more peaceful and tolerant world.…

The Coathangers Tour & New EP ‘Parasite’

Parasite kicks off with the title track, a rowdy throwback to a younger, angrier incarnation of the band. Crafted in the wake of the election and during a tumultuous period in the band members’ private lives, “Parasite” is pure catharsis. “During the making of our last album, I didn’t want to scream anymore, I just…

MØ’S “NIGHTS WITH YOU” VIDEO PREMIERES TODAY

Danish vocalist, songwriter and breakout star MØ’s new video for latest single “Nights With You” debuts today. Watch the video, filmed in Sofia, Bulgaria with director Bouha Kazmi, here. “‘Nights With You’ was written for my best (and oldest) friend, and the song is a celebration of our friendship and of my love for her,”…

Greer Wilson New Single “Satisfy”

Greer likes a little controversy and isn’t afraid to push buttons. As long as he can remember he was drawn to pop stars who are provocative and do what they want to do. Whether it is in their music, fashion, live performances or videos. He is a 20 year old pop singer/songwriter from the outskirts…

Ricky Official New Video “Work in Progression”

Born and raised in Germany, German/Japanese rapper Ricky Official grew up immersed in hip-hop culture. It was only natural that when he left Europe in 2014, it was to move to Atlanta, Georgia, a hotbed for hip-hop music. An international move was no safe bet, but when Ricky Official rolled the dice to pursue his…

KACY HILL Releases Video for ‘Like A Woman’

Kacy Hill – the G.O.O.D. Music chanteuse whose buzz began with 2015’s Bloo EP and its viral hit “Arm’s Length” – finally announces the release date of her highly-anticipated debut album LIKE A WOMAN with today’s reveal of the video for the sultry DJ Mustard-produced title track “Like A Woman” LIKE A WOMAN – Kacy’s…

Jack Moy New Single “WHITE TRASH LUCKY”

With over 12 million streams on Spotify, regular radio plays in both Scandinavia and internationally and a guest appearances on prime time TV, the British/ Swede Jack Moy has shown that there is a place for the organic indie rock sound in a computerized DJera and he has found his own musical niche. Following the…

Cade Thompson New Video “Treasures”

Sixteen year old Cade Thompson is not your average contemporary Christian artist. With a sound that appeals to believers and mainstream pop audiences alike, the up-and-coming singer/songwriter and worship leader manages to take the genre to even greater heights. One listen of his soaring new single, “Treasures,” and it’s abundantly clear that Cade Thompson is…

Muse Release Their Brand New Single “Dig Down”

Muse have released their brand-new single ‘Dig Down’ which is available to stream and download now HERE. The track focuses on the themes of unity and survival – fighting for what’s right when your back’s against the wall. ‘Dig Down’ was co-produced by Mike Elizondo and Muse and mixed by Spike Stent. The song is…

Laust Sonne Video “Reckless”

We’ve got another great clip for you, this time coming from Scandinavian artist Laust Sonne. Coming all the way from Copenhagen, Denmark, this multi-instrumentalist and composer is known for playing drums in the renowned Danish rock band D-A-D, releasing two albums with his band Dear, playing drums and guitar in Bugpowder, and now, for his…

MAJOR LOVE EVENT Share Indie-Pop Single “Sandy Sound”

Founded in Athens, GA and based in Portland, OR, Major Love Event is an indie pop duo comprised of long-time friends Rebecca Van Damm and C.k. Koch. Rebecca writes, sings and plays whimsical, lovelorn, evocative songs amplified and enriched by C.k’s dynamic and eclectic multi-instrumental stylings and production. Though they met as teenagers, it was…

Big Thief Video “Mythological Beauty”

It’s a mesmerizing thing, a hypnotic instrument: Adrianne Lenker’s voice can be hushed and intimate, but it can also reach emotional peaks, suddenly and fiercely. Big Thief, the band that supports and expands Lenker’s songs, has been drawing growing audiences into its emotional soundscapes over the past two years, listeners captivated by the Brooklyn band’s…

Tokyo’s Kikagaku Moyo Video “Trilobites”

Stone Garden started in a basement studio in Prague with a nearly continuous session over several days and nights. The original concept was influenced by the raw and seemingly endless jams of psychedelic pioneers. The freeform songs that emerged from these sessions were refined over several months at the band’s home in Tokyo, where each…

New Rancid Song “Telegraph Avenue”

Rancid has shared another new song and video today, this time for the band’s political anthem “Telegraph Avenue”. Akin to the video for the band’s previous shared song “Ghost of a Chance” the video features the band getting together and playing in a garage. The new Rancid album Trouble Maker is to be released on…

Demure For Sure Shares “Party Hardy” Video

It’s always an interesting experience immersing yourself in the music of what most people call a “bedroom project.” More often than not, you are granted an intimate view into the world of an artist as they take full ownership over the sounds and narratives that come from purpose, happy accidents and everything else in-between that…

Atmig Video “Trip”

A quick listen to Metro Detroit band ATMIG and it’s no surprise that their name- which stands for “After The Money Is Gone”- is a Talking Heads reference (specifically, it’s a line from the song “Once In A Lifetime” from the 1980 album Remain In Light). Described by CW50Detroit as “folky, singer-songwriter tunes with poetic…

Boy Band Trio Forever In Your Mind Release New Single

In the midst of the prolonged void of a true Boy Band with not only the aesthetic qualities but true musical talent that has long been absent since the demise of One Direction (and furthermore the true 90’s boom of NYSYNC, 98 Degrees, the Backstreet Boys etc.), many have stepped up to the plate but…

ELLA VOS’ “YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME”

Rising star Ella Vos’ latest track “You Don’t Know About Me” is out now. Stream the song on Spotify, Apple Music and Soundcloud. Los Angeles native Ella Vos is a vocalist and songwriter. “You Don’t Know About Me” follows her previously released hit, “White Noise,” which scored 1 million streams on Spotify in 15 days…

ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK ANNOUNCE NEW LP

Synth-pop pioneers OMD return with their dazzling 13th studio album ‘The Punishment of Luxury’ which sees them combine the wistful nostalgia and idealized romance of their previous work while stepping out of their comfort zone. The LP is out September 1st on White Noise Records. The follow up to the critically acclaimed ‘English Electric’ (released…

Kyle Davis New Video “Rental”

When Kyle Davis was asked what his aspirations for this year are, his answer was simple: “My goal is for 2017 to be the year people discovered Kyle Davis.” It’s a bold statement and a lofty goal, but if anyone’s on track to becoming a household name, it’s him. Davis’s life has revolved around music…

Def Jam Presents Amir Obe

Detroit native and Brooklyn transplant Amir Obè – a rapper, singer and producer Complex recently branded as a ‘force’ – recently released his Def Jam debut EP “None Of The Clocks Work.” Sonically rich, awash with dark synths and thunderous drums, the EP is brimming with vulnerability and emotional sincerity. Songs like the afflictive “Cigarettes”…

Goo Goo Dolls Announce Release of New EP

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls today announce the release of their new 5 song EP You Should Be Happy, via Warner Bros. Records. The EP was recorded at EastWest studios in LA and produced by Drew Pearson (OneRepublic, Katy Perry) who first collaborated with the band on their previous release, Boxes. The first single,…

MALEA Video “You’ll Never Fix My Heart”

Today we have Los Angeles based singer/songwriter and muse, MALEA. We are very eager to present to you her latest offering, “You’ll Never Fix My Heart.” She is known for her 2014 single “Give,” which reached the Billboard Top 20 Dance Club Songs chart in 2014. Following “Give,” MALEA released the chart topping single, “One…

HEBE New Video “Tell Me”

Amsterdam-based singer-songwriter, HEBE will be releasing her new single “Tell Me” produced by Jack van de Ven and co-produced and mixed by Huub Reijnders, on the 12th May via HEBE MUSIC ahead of the release of her upcoming 9-track album of the same title. ‘Tell Me’ has already gained support in the form of a…

Jaylon Ashaun Video “Settle”

“I love the creative process. Coming up with a concept and then seeing people relate and be impacted by that idea is fascinating to me,” says 22-year-old Jaylon Ashaun, an R&B/Pop artist paving his own way to success. Having discovered his voice growing up in Houston, TX, he started out his progression as an artist…

Helen Shanahan New Single ‘Camouflaged’

Helen Shanahan has today announced her her single and video Camouflaged (out April 28), the perfect follow up to previous single I Only Hide, expressing curiousity as to who she would be without the burden of anxiety. Camouflaged is another taste of Helen’s new album Every Little Sting – a versatile, considered and skillful collection…

Alex Cuba Video “Lágrimas del Que Llora” feat. Josemi Carmona

Latin, Soul, Folk, Rock singer and songwriter, Alex Cuba is the artist who has brought “Are You,” “No Esperes Más,” and “Sarah” to our immediate attention and his newest effort, “Lágrimas del Que Llora feat Josemi Carmona,” is no exception to his brilliance. This single and video is part of Alex Cuba’s newest release, available…

Riley Smith New Single “I’m on Fire”

Riley Smith vocals and songwriting stunningly blend country rock, hard-hitting soulful Americana and modern pop for a sound rarely found in music today. No secret to those familiar with his lead role on the popular TV show “Nashville”, Smith’s gritty, yet smooth, singing voice and charismatic presence have built him a career on stage and…

Juice Yung’n New Video “Aayy”

Florida hip-hop is a world of its own: it’s got its own steamy, distinctive sound, its own cast of indelible, magnetic characters, its own attitude and stance, and its own musical and lyrical vocabulary. It doesn’t beg to be ratified by the musical mainstream. But whenever outsiders stop and listen to what’s going on in…

Premiere: Chris Wills Q&A + New Single “Nowhere To Go”

Hard work and hard luck are not necessarily paradoxical and both often play a major role in eventually achieving a goal. Determining what that goal actually looks like – and mapping out a plan of action to get there – is often an arduous process of swings and misses, or in musical terms, striking the…

Electric 5 New Video “Crazy” (Gnarls Barkley cover)

Rising like a phoenix out of The Windy City, Electric 5 is a freshly formed, classical crossover electric string quintet that performs unique and enchanting choreographed string renditions of some of the greatest Rock and Pop successes of all time. Through their highly innovative arrangements and masterful musicianship, Electric 5 is able to recreate the…