Giulia Tudisco drops a beautiful melodic ballad with new single ‘I Don’t Know’

Giulia Tudisco was born in Rome on the 31st March 1997. During her teenage years in the city she grew both as a musician and as a singer playing different musical genres with various local bands and widening her musical tastes and abilities while gaining experience both in live and studio sessions. At the age …

Flow State – Tash Sultana

Tash Sultana (short for Natasha Sultana) is an Australian indie musician known for her fiery vocals and command of multiple instruments and looping pedals. She first found the spotlight via the Internet with live videos of her one-woman-band performances. Sultana got her first guitar as a preschooler and went on to learn brass, woodwind, and …

Is This Thing Cursed? – Alkaline Trio

Formed by ex-Jerkwater and Traitors drummer Matt Skiba (vocals/guitar), former 88 Fingers Louie percussionist Glenn Porter, and Rob Doran (bass/vocals), Alkaline Trio was brought together in 1997 by heartbreak, angst, and the companionship of drinking. The original lineup issued a short EP, For Your Lungs Only, just prior to Doran’s departure in late 1997, and …

Tru – LP – Lloyd

American R&B singer Lloyd kicked off his solo career by climbing the Billboard 200 in 2004 with “Southside,” his steamy duet with Ashanti. However, he got his first spins on the anything-but-steamy Radio Disney. Born January 3, 1986, in New Orleans but raised in Atlanta, Lloyd joined N-Toon — the teen pop group put together …

Don’t You Ever Forget Me 3 – Skooly

Atlanta-based rapper Skooly was born Kazarion Fowler in 1994 and co-founded hip hop group Rich Kidz with friend Kaelub Denson when he was just 14. Together with Denson (also known as RKaelub) and a growing collective of other artists, Skooly acted as part of Rich Kidz from their 2008 inception, branching off into a solo …

8 Letters – Why Don’t We

A teenage dream for the 21st century, Why Don’t We is a vocal harmony group comprised of social media stars from across America. Jack Avery, Corbyn Besson, Zach Herron, Jonah Marais, and Daniel Seavey all came from different places in the U.S., but they each gained some measure of social media fame due to their …

Don Season 2 – Don Q

A native of the Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx, New York City, rapper Don Q delivers hard, no-nonsense verses about his life experiences. Unlike his frequent collaborator A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Don Q eschews melodic hooks and flashy delivery, instead focusing on intense, motivated lyricism. Don Q grew up listening to Jay-Z albums and …

Fu*k Everybody 2 – Blac Youngsta

Back in South Memphis, he was known as a hometown rapper and organizer of the popular McMillan Street block party, but in 2014, rapper Blac Youngsta (Sam Benson) became a nationwide name thanks to his hit song "Heavy." Youngsta began hosting the parties in 2011 in order to honor a neighborhood youth, King Craddy, who …

Bloom – Troye Sivan

Australia-based singer and actor Troye Sivan makes lyrical ambient electronic dance-pop. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1995, Sivan moved to Perth, Australia with his family when he was two years old. Home-schooled, Sivan began singing and acting at a young age, but his biggest break came when he appeared as a young Wolverine in …

4Freedom – EP – YoungBoy Never Broke Again

Louisiana rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again debuted as one of 2016’s rising talents when that trajectory hit some turbulence brought about by a six-month prison sentence. Originally known as NBA YoungBoy, the rapper was born Kentrell DeSean Gaulden in Baton Rouge in 1999. Inspired by local artist Lil Phat, the young Gaulden started rapping and …

Kamikaze – Eminem

On 1999’s “My Name Is,” Eminem entered the public imagination with a mandate: “God sent me to piss the world off.” From his provocative early work to the redemption narratives of 8 Mile and beyond, he’s more or less stayed true to form, holding a mirror to the American psyche—and his own—with an incisiveness rarely …

MindMassage unites meditation and mindfulness with funky groovy jams and catchy beats check out ‘The Witness’

MindMassage music unites meditation and mindfulness with funky groovy jams and catchy beats. Created by hypnotherapist Alexander Golombeck, MindMassage includes guided meditations, mindfulness, electronic dance, spoken word, singing, live violin and saxophone. Hypnotherapy and guided mediations are often combined with music, whether it’s to relax, focus or to assist in suspending your thoughts for a …

Elizaveta Antonova & Yuri Vekshin – Non lasciate chi amate

Yuri Vekshin is a composer and member of the International Union of Composers of XXI AGE. Yuri composes music in the genre “Classical crossover”. He creates music and music settings with a very special and attractive sound, skilfully balanced harmonies softly reveal the narration. Yuri considers the music as one of the most universal expressions …

Osborne Jones–Ever Closer

Osborne Jones are a musical duo consisting of David Osborne and David-Gwyn Jones. The pair met in their teens in the Midlands of England and have worked together and with others on projects and in bands ever since then. Their latest album is entitled ‘Ever Closer’ and is the follow up to their previous album …

Head in the Clouds – 88rising

An international media collective and record label focusing on Asian talents, 88rising was founded in 2015 by Sean Miyashiro and fosters Asian artists like Indonesian rapper Rich Brian (fka Rich Chigga), Korean rapper Keith Ape, mainland Chinese rap foursome Higher Brothers, and more. Initially known as CXSHXNLY, the collective’s initial signees were Filipino-American singer/dancer Brian …

Mitad y Mitad – Calibre 50

Calibre 50, from Mazatlan, Sinaloa, are a charting, award-winning quartet founded in 2010 by Eden Muñoz (vocals, accordion), Armando Ramos (guitars, vocals), Martín López (tuba), and Augusto (drums). Their provocative name (“armor-piercing bullet”) was chosen as a symbol for their music, which they hoped would penetrate geographical lines from Mexico and the United States to …

PRIME – P-LO

Growing up in the suburbs of California’s East Bay, Paolo Rodriguez began making beats while still in high school in the early 2000s. Before even graduating, Rodriguez found himself more and more immersed in the world of hip-hop. In 2008 he co-founded the HBK Gang (also known as the Heartbreak Gang), a collective of producers, …

Ocean (feat. Khalid) [Remixes, Vol. 1] – Martin Garrix

Part of the explosion of Dutch EDM DJs who emerged during the 2012-2013 season, Martijn Garritsen (better known as Martin Garrix), kicked off his career in a high-profile way, first landing on the dance charts with his 2012 remix of Christina Aguilera’s “Your Body.” The then-16-year-old DJ spent 2012 remixing Aguilera, signing with Spinnin’ Records, …

Boy in Jeans – Ryan Beatty

Ryan Beatty is a young performer whose career shows how YouTube and social media can transform a small-town talent into an international phenomenon. Beatty was born in Clovis, California on September 25, 1995. The fifth of six children, he developed an interest in music in his early teens (his favorites included Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, …

Forever – Popcaan

Shortly after Popcaan’s debut album, Where We Come From, was released in 2014, Drake tapped him to sing on “Controlla,” the Beenie Man-sampling smash from Views that marked a new era for dancehall-pop crossovers. On Forever, the Jamaican artist presents a spiritually minded follow-up that draws on the moody warmth of contemporary hip-hop and R&B. …

Harlan & Alondra – Buddy

A down-to-earth rapper and singer who has worked closely with Pharrell Williams and Kaytranada, Buddy was nicknamed at an early age by his sister. The tag stuck with the young Simmie Sims, who began to take music-making seriously as a middle schooler in his native Compton, California. While in his late teens, through his manager, …

Hive Mind – The Internet

Originally presented as an Odd Future splinter project, alternative R&B band the Internet conversely distinguished themselves with their debut album Purple Naked Ladies (2011), not only as they relate to the collective in which they are rooted, but to their genre at large. All along, they’ve deviated significantly from hit-seeking commercial R&B with a creative …

Post Traumatic – Mike Shinoda

Building upon the foundation formed by his time as co-vocalist of multi-platinum alternative metal outfit Linkin Park, singer/songwriter, rapper, and producer Mike Shinoda went on to score films and release hip-hop-centric projects like Fort Minor’s The Rising Tied (2005) and solo effort Post Traumatic (2018). Balancing the late Chester Bennington’s tortured, emotional wail, Shinoda became …

Nasty – Rico Nasty

Blending bubblegum and bullets like a hardcore Powerpuff Girl, Washington, D.C.-area rapper Rico Nasty weaves hip-hop with her self-described “sugar trap” aesthetic. The Largo, Maryland native born Maria Kelly started rhyming via poetry, which later led to rap. Her early tracks — “Hey Arnold,” “iCarly,” and “Iggady [Remix]” — helped her develop an underground following, …

Liberation – Christina Aguilera

American pop singer Christina Aguilera spun a late-’90s breakthrough into an evolving and genre-hopping career that focused on uplifting ballads and sexually liberated anthems delivered with her iconic voice. A leader in the parade of Mickey Mouse Club veterans who stormed pop music at the turn of the millennium, Christina Aguilera was the brassy diva …

The Spitfires drop new single ‘’The New Age’ and 2018 Tour Dates

  The Spitfires are a Watford based 4-piece consisting of songwriter Billy Sullivan on lead vocals and guitar, Sam Long on Bass/backing vocals, Matt Johnson on drums and George Moorhouse on keyboards. The Spitfires take in a wide range of influences from Reggae and Ska through to punk and soul. This melting pot has helped …

1999 – Joey Bada$$

Joey Bada$$’s breakout debut 1999, initially released in 2012 as a free mixtape, reveals the then-17-year-old as a true rap prodigy. Over jazzy production from his PRO ERA crew and repurposed beats from MF DOOM, Lord Finesse, and the late J Dilla, Bada$$ delivers couplets with fervor, confidence, and a clear intent to impress—the same …

4275 – Jacquees

A singer, songwriter, and rapper who crossed over from R&B to hip-hop, Rodriquez Jacquees Broadnax is known simply as Jacquees when he steps out from behind the scenes. His smooth, sensuous songs sound contemporary while staying true to the artist’s formative influences, and their main purpose is to make his listeners feel good. Jacquees has …

Redemption – Jay Rock

Born in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, hardcore rapper Jay Rock was raised in the Nickerson Gardens Projects. With most neighborhood teens joining a gang, it was a no-win situation for Rock, since hanging with any of his childhood friends meant he was engaging in “anti-social behavior” according to the law. Two such …

NASIR – Nas

Beginning with his classic debut, Illmatic (1994), Nas stood tall for years as one of New York City’s leading rap voices, outspokenly expressing a righteous, self-empowered swagger that endeared him to critics and hip-hop purists. Whether proclaiming himself “Nasty Nas” or “Nas Escobar” or “Nastradamus” or “God’s Son,” the self-appointed King of New York battled …

Youngblood (Deluxe) – 5 Seconds of Summer

With their ebullient sound, merging ’90s punk-pop energy and cheeky boy-band charisma, Australia’s 5 Seconds of Summer burst onto the international music scene in 2012. Initially a YouTube sensation for their acoustic covers of songs by Mike Posner, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, and others, they quickly developed into a full-fledged band. Catching industry attention, they …

EVERYTHING IS LOVE – The Carters

Some couples repair rifts in their relationships with expensive therapy. Beyoncé and JAY-Z tour stadiums together and surprise-release collaborative albums that mine their self-mythologized personal drama for big-ticket entertainment. Sonically closer to Beyoncé’s 2016 high-art airing of dirty laundry Lemonade than Jay’s 2017 response 4:44, this isn’t just rubbernecking at the doings inside America’s royal …

As the 2018 Football World Cup kicks off The Scoundrel Squirrels deliver a Russian penned anthem with ‘Pobeda for England’

The Scoundrel Squirrels are a one piece outfit fronted by mastermind Mondie who hail’s from Leeds but is based in London. The Scoundrel Squirrels and are set up to fuse the wonders of music to the glories of an England football World Cup campaign. They exist due to the firm belief that a tournament as …

No Shame – Lily Allen

With her omnivorous musical tastes and cheeky attitude, London-based pop singer/songwriter Lily Allen made a name for herself almost as soon as she released her demos on the Internet. The daughter of comedian Keith Allen, Lily spent most of her childhood bouncing from one school to another; in fact, she attended 13 different schools between …

ye – Kanye West

In the span of three short years, Kanye West went from hip-hop beatmaker to worldwide hitmaker, as his stellar production work for Jay-Z led to a major-label recording contract and, ultimately, a wildly successful solo career. West paired his beats with tongue-twisting raps and a self-assured, flamboyant personality. His dapper fashion sense set him apart …

Lost & Found – Jorja Smith

Jorja Smith is an English R&B singer/songwriter whose soulful, jazz-tinged cadence, heartfelt lyrics, and retro sound invoke names like Alunageorge, Nao, Lulu James, and Amy Winehouse, the latter of whom the Walsall-based artist cites as her biggest influence. Smith issued her debut single, “Blue Lights,” in 2015, but it was 2016’s powerful “Where Did I …

KIDS SEE GHOSTS – KIDS SEE GHOSTS, Kanye West & Kid Cudi

Kanye West’s solo album released one week prior, was him proudly shouting about his superpower—bipolar disorder—from the peak of a snow-capped mountain, KIDS SEE GHOSTS is the fireside therapy session occurring at its base. Both Kid Cudi and West have dealt with controversy and mental illness throughout their intertwined careers. It’s all addressed here, on …

Goodbye & Good Riddance – Juice WRLD

> Chicago-area hip-hop musician Juice WRLD delivers introspective lyrics atop melodic production, echoing Travis Scott and Post Malone. Born Jarad Higgins in 1998, the Calumet Park artist grew up playing piano, drums, and guitar, turning to rap freestyling in high school. Influenced by rock music and Chicago drill from Lil Durk and Chief Keef, Higgins …

Wildness (Deluxe) – Snow Patrol

Scottish-Irish alt-rock outfit Snow Patrol broke into the mainstream with their 2003 major-label debut, Final Straw, a mega-selling album that showcased the band’s fondness for epic, melancholic rock. On their earlier releases, the group stuck close to the indie pop realm, releasing quirky albums that took more cues from Belle & Sebastian than Coldplay (to …

RECKLESS – NAV

Punjabi-Canadian hip-hop recording artist NAV (aka Navraj Goraya) had his first taste of fame when reality TV star Kylie Jenner posted a Snapchat video of herself singing along to his song “Myself.” The mysterious star had been steadily building a large following through a string of releases via his SoundCloud account, beginning in 2015 with …

Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band (Live) – Patti Smith

> Punk rock’s poet laureate Patti Smith ranks among the most influential female rock & rollers of all time. Ambitious, unconventional, and challenging, Smith’s music was hailed as the most exciting fusion of rock and poetry since Bob Dylan’s heyday. If that hybrid remained distinctly uncommercial for much of her career, it wasn’t a statement …

Love Is Dead is new from CHVRCHES

Bridging the worlds of indie and mainstream pop with big synths and bigger hooks, Glasgow’s electro-pop trio Chvrches features singer Lauren Mayberry and keyboardists/vocalists Iain Cook and Martin Doherty. In September 2011, Mayberry, who previously played with the band Blue Sky Archives and holds a law degree as well as a master’s degree in journalism, …

Teasley climbs up the U.K Club Pop Charts with his phenomenal feelgood single ‘Way Back’

No party playlist is complete without Teasley as his new single ‘Way Back’ rises up from No 34 to No 16 on the official U.K Music Week Commercial Pop Charts.   The multi-talented progressive Pop/R&B singer writes songs that embody a laid-back California vibe. Think Chris Brown on a beach– all you want to do …

Light of Mine – KYLE

Also known as SuperDuperKyle or K.i.D., Ventura-based MC Kyle is heavily influenced by the ’80s, and not just the decade’s brand of hip-hop, but that era’s video game music as well. He debuted in 2013 with Beautiful Loser, a record that featured guest spots from G-Eazy and was released by the vanity label Hey Kyle. …

Wide Awake! – Parquet Courts

Parquet Courts’ blend of noisy, punk-friendly clatter and snarky, sometimes serious lyrics delivered in a menacing monotone struck a chord within indie rock circles with their 2012 album, Light Up Gold, and after loads of touring and a series of literate and scrappy albums made for What’s Your Rupture? and Rough Trade, they firmly established …

Inspiration – Sheku Kanneh-Mason

British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason won the prestigious BBC Young Musician of the Year competition in 2016 when he was just 17 years old, performing Shostakovich’s fiendish Cello Concerto No. 1. The first black musician to win the competition in its 38-year history, Kanneh-Mason was born and raised in a suburb of Nottingham, England. The third …

Love Yourself 轉 ‘Tear’ – BTS

South Korean boy band BTS (Bangtan Boys or “bulletproof boy scouts” in Korean) blend dance-oriented K-pop with hip-hop influences. The septet’s lineup includes Rap Monster (Kim Namjoon), team leader and rapper; Jin (Kim Seokjin), singer; Suga (Min Yoongi), rapper; J-Hope (Jung Hoseok), rapper and choreographer; Jimin Park, singer and choreographer; V (Kim Taehyung), singer; and …

Tell Me How You Really Feel – Courtney Barnett

Melbourne-based singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett first came to light in 2012 when her self-released EP, I’ve Got a Friend Called Emily Ferris, appeared and was roundly praised across Australia. Her conversational, deadpan delivery and garage rock-infused folk-pop style caught the attention of influential website Pitchfork, which named her song “Avant Gardener” one of its Best New …

Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino – Arctic Monkeys

By distilling the sounds of Franz Ferdinand, the Clash, the Strokes, and the Libertines into a hybrid of swaggering indie rock and danceable neo-punk, Arctic Monkeys became one of the U.K.’s biggest bands of the new millennium. Their meteoric rise began in 2005, when the teenagers fielded offers from major labels and drew a sold-out …

Electric Light – James Bay

A singer/songwriter with a penchant for crafting moving and evocative folk-pop, James Bay hails from the North Hertfordshire market town of Hitchin. Bay honed his skills regionally, eventually landing high-exposure support slots with Tom Odell, John Newman, and Kodaline before inking a record deal with Republic/Universal in 2012. Bay soon began recording material, and charted …

W.M.E Spotlight ON: Byron Major is a ‘Rockstar’ with a soulful pop heart and worldwide acclaim

“Byron is definitely a music genius and understands the importance of the synergy between classical music and the digital space the industry is following.” – B Sharp Entertainment, 2015 Byron Major has achieved quite a lot for a 24 year old – he’s performed his original song ‘South Africa’ at Nelson Mandela’s Boston birthday celebration …

Stephen White hits the official UK Commercial Club/Pop Charts with his debut single ‘Playing the Game’

Stephen White is a singer/songwriter from Stafford, UK who has been writing songs from a very early age. Stephen was quickly snapped up by Venombase Management in 2016 where he begun the journey of writing his first album. Stephens vocal range means he is a very versatile artist enabling him to switch from a powerful …

Tearborn – ‘Beauty in Me’

Tearborn are a duo based in London that consists of Monika Mikalauskaite on Lead vocals and Kelly Hauge on production. The duo are an Independent band with British, Norwegian and Lithuanian roots. Tearborn met in Buspace Studios, Ladbroke Grove while Monika was studying music. In her own words “I was sitting in on a recording …

Pura Lumbre – LEGADO 7

Legado 7 is a norteno group from Orange County, California, best known for their “lumbre corridos” (fire corridos), a direct reference to their favorite song subject: marijuana. Founded in 2014 by songwriter and lead vocalist Alexander Guerra and accordionist Ramón Ruiz from the ashes of earlier individual projects, they recruited three other musicians and began …

Church of Scars – Bishop Briggs

Bishop Briggs is a Los Angeles-based singer and songwriter of dark pop. Born Sarah Grace McLaughlin, she was briefly known as BISHOP before reverting to the full form of her branding inspiration, her family’s hometown of Bishopbriggs, Scotland, in order to avoid confusion with a heavy metal band of the same name. Briggs was born …

Aztlán – Zoé

A five-piece band from Mexico with a psychedelic rock style, Zoé rose to the top of the rock en español scene during the late 2000s. Their third album, the chart-topping breakout smash Memo Rex Commander y el Corazón Atómico de la Vía Láctea (2006), earned the band an array of award nominations and the first …

EAU DE VIXX – VIXX

Korean pop boy band VIXX was created by Jellyfish Entertainment in 2012 as part of the MyDOL reality show. The members of the dance- and R&B-influenced group, participants on the televised survival program, were chosen by fans, who also decided their name, which stands for “Voice, Visual, Value in Excelsis.” The sextet is comprised of …

Riverdale: Special Episode – Carrie the Musical (Original Television Soundtrack) – Riverdale Cast

1 In (feat. KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Madelaine Petsch, Vanessa Morgan, Shannon Purser, Casey Cott, Emilija Baranac, Cody Kearsley & Ashleigh Murray) 3:17 2 Carrie (feat. Madelaine Petsch) 3:18 3 Do Me a Favor (feat. KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes & Jordan Calloway) 2:52 4 Unsuspecting Hearts (feat. Ashleigh Murray & Madelaine …

Eat the Elephant – A Perfect Circle

American rock supergroup A Perfect Circle was formed in the late ’90s by Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan and former Tool guitar tech Billy Howerdel. In the beginning, A Perfect Circle were seen as an extension of the alt-metal-fused-with-art-rock style popularized by Tool in the early to mid-’90s. Despite comparisons, however, A Perfect Circle quickly …

UK based Swiss born artist FAY hits the official U.K Commercial Pop Charts with ‘Candycrush’

UK-based Swiss born independent vocalist and songwriter FAY (born Nour Alessandra Fahmy) has an innovative approach to Pop and R&B. She started singing and experimenting with music from a young age quickly becoming clear that this is the path for her. Moving from Switzerland  to Amman in Jordan and finally to London has majorly affected …

The Spark That Moves – Cancer Bats

Proving that loud, gritty, and ranting punk rock is still alive and thrashing in Canada, Toronto’s Cancer Bats were founded in the spring of 2004 by singer Liam Cormier and guitarist Scott Middleton. Cormier and Middleton had worked together before in a metal band called At the Mercy of Inspiration, and were looking to launch …

Port Saint Joe – Brothers Osborne

Nashville-based duo Brothers Osborne make earthy, passionate country-rock. Raised in Deale, Maryland, siblings John and T.J. Osborne grew up listening to their father’s country and rock records. Encouraged to write and play their own music, the brothers began to practice in a shed behind their house. By their teens they had formed the cover band …

Vide Noir – Lord Huron

Lord Huron began as a solo project by Michigan-born/Los Angeles-based musician Ben Schneider in the spring of 2010. On a trip home to Michigan, Schneider recorded three songs inspired by communing with nature. These songs were later released as the Into the Sun EP, and Lord Huron was born. The songs quickly gained recognition and …

Primal Heart – Kimbra

Though New Zealand pop singer Kimbra released an award-winning debut album with 2011’s Vows, it was her cameo on Gotye’s smash hit “Somebody That I Used to Know” that won her global fame. She then used that acclaim to make some of the most audacious and playful fusions of jazzy R&B, pop, and dance in …

44/876 (Deluxe) – Sting & Shaggy

After disbanding the Police at the peak of their popularity in 1984, Sting quickly established himself as a viable solo artist, one obsessed with expanding the boundaries of pop music. Sting incorporated heavy elements of jazz, classical, and worldbeat into his music, writing lyrics that were literate and self-consciously meaningful, and he was never afraid …

T.K.O. (The Knock Out) – Mýa

Pop-oriented contemporary R&B artist Mya arrived in 1998, when she was 18 years old. Within only a few years, the singer, songwriter, and dancer had two platinum albums and a gold one, a clutch of Top Ten pop hits, and a Grammy Award. Just as significantly, she developed from an artist frequently compared to the …

PRETTYMUCH an EP – PRETTYMUCH

Made up of Austin Porter, Brandon Arreaga, Nick Mara, Edwin Honoret, and Zion Kuwonu, Prettymuch are an American/Canadian boy band formed in 2017 by British music mogul Simon Cowell. Each member was originally pursuing a solo career until Cowell decided there was much power, aplomb, and magic to be created in combining the five as …

Acoustic Sessions – EP – The Script

A self-described “Celtic soul” trio, the Script were founded by guitarist Mark Sheehan and vocalist Danny O’Donoghue in 2007. The two musicians had previously performed together in Mytown, an Irish-based boy band that enjoyed moderate success at home but failed to generate international acclaim. After the group disbanded, Sheehan and O’Donoghue spent several years in …

Accidentally On Purpose – The Shires

An English duo with a knack for crafting pitch-perfect American country-pop in the vein of Lady Antebellum, Kacey Musgraves, and Florida Georgia Line, the Shires came into existence in 2013 after Hertfordshire guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Ben Earle, a struggling solo artist who had toured with KT Tunstall, posted “there must be a country singer …

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in A Minor “Scottish” & The Hebrides – Jörg Widmann: 180 Beats per Minute & Fantasie – Irish Chamber Orchestra & Jörg Widmann

This is an intriguing juxtaposition of two major German musical voices: Jörg Widmann as composer, conductor, and clarinettist alongside Felix Mendelssohn in Scottish mood. One of the strengths of Widmann’s conducting is the way he brings a composer’s ear to tempo relationships and their flow, making for a very satisfying listen. The Hebrides Overture is …

KOD – J. Cole

J. Cole, the first artist signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label, was among the most commercially successful rap artists of the early 2010s. Born in Germany but raised in North Carolina, Jermaine Cole grew up with a mother who loved rock and folk, and a father who was a fan of hardcore rap artists like …

Crop Circle – Nines

North West London rapper Nines drew a loyal fan base through a dichotomy in his music that celebrated the grim reality of the streets while expressing his aspirational drive to escape them. Hailing from the Harlesden area of London, the burgeoning star (real name Courtney Freckleton) steadily built up an audience through a series of …

Aliso – Malena Zavala

Aliso by Malena Zavala Apple Music Preview We could not find iTunes on your computer.You need iTunes to use Apple Music 10 Songs, 39 Minutes Preview TITLE TIME 1 Intro Song 1:53 2 If It Goes 3:44 3 2:48 4 Broken by Two 3:50 5 2:30 6 Should I Try 3:35 7 Could You Stay 3:34 …

PTX Presents: Top Pop, Vol. I – Pentatonix

A five-person a cappella group originally from Arlington, Texas, Pentatonix first found a national spotlight by winning the third season of NBC’s The Sing-Off in 2011. With a decidedly contemporary spin on the format and unique strengths at each position in their lineup, they followed the appearance with a string of Top Ten albums, multiple …

A Girl Cried Red – Princess Nokia

Princess Nokia is the alias of New York City native Destiny Frasqueri, a rapper whose proud individualism is related in confrontational, often humorous style. Prior to naming herself after the brand of phone made available to low-income earners in the U.S., Frasqueri went by the names Destiny and Wavy Spice, collaborated with the likes of …

isaac gracie – isaac gracie

British singer/songwriter Isaac Gracie made waves in 2015 with “Last Words,” a moody lo-fi acoustic track that recalled elements of Jeff Buckley’s dark-toned folk-rock. A native of Ealing, West London, Gracie showed musical promise from a young age, singing in Ealing Abbey Choir and writing his first songs at 14. His home-recorded debut EP, Songs …

Ember – Breaking Benjamin

Pennsylvania hard rock outfit Breaking Benjamin debuted with a brand of metal-tinged alternative that came to define the sound of mainstream rock in the early 2000s. Over the years, multiple lineup changes would impact the band’s sound, which developed into a more arena-friendly act by the late 2000s. Originally indebted to the minor-chord dirges of …

Novelist Guy – Novelist

Combining austere, confident rapping with sharp, bass-heavy rhythms, both of which recall the early work of genre pioneers Dizzee Rascal and Wiley, Novelist emerged as one of the British grime scene’s most notable MCs and producers of the 2010s. Born Kojo Kankam in 1997, Novelist co-founded South London grime crew the Square in 2012 with …

Joyride – Tinashe

On her third album, Joyride, actress-turned-singer Tinashe shows off her range, singing high and low while playing sexy, snarky, flirty, and righteous—sometimes in the course of the same song. She veers into downtempo pop for “Stuck with Me” (featuring Little Dragon) and then floats alongside Ty Dolla $ign and French Montana on the dembow-descendant “Me …

Chrome Sparks – Chrome Sparks

Chrome Sparks is an indie electronic project helmed by Brooklyn-based Jeremy Malvin, who began producing music under the name while attending college in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His songs blend playfully manipulated samples and vocals, and are equally primed for dance parties as well as chilling out. Through word of mouth and extensive blog coverage, he’s …

DAY69: Graduation Day – 6ix9ine

Known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, simply 6ix9ine, and several alternate stylizations thereof, Daniel Hernandez is a rapper with a hyper-aggressive, full-throated approach to delivering oft-violent rhymes. A native of Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood, the Scumgang member developed a following on Soundcloud and made his commercial breakthrough in 2017, after he landed a recording deal through Elliott Grange …

Treehouse – Sofi Tukker

New York-based duo Sofi Tukker craft throbbing ’90s house-inspired jungle pop that resulted in a Grammy nomination before they even released a full-length album. The pair — Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern — met in Providence, Rhode Island while attending Brown University. Soon after, the solo artists joined forces and composed their first song, “Drinkee,” …

Resistance Is Futile (Deluxe) – Manic Street Preachers

Dressed in glam clothing, wearing heavy eyeliner, and shouting political rhetoric, the Manic Street Preachers emerged in 1991 from their hometown of Blackwood, Wales, as self-styled “Generation Terrorists.” Fashioning themselves after the Clash and the Sex Pistols, the Manics were on a mission, intending to restore revolution to rock & roll at a time when …

Englabörn & Variations – Jóhann Jóhannsson

Composer/producer/multi-instrumentalist Jóhann Jóhannsson was one of Iceland’s most prolifically creative musicians, as a solo artist as well as part of the Kitchen Motors label and collective (which also includes members of Sigur Rós, Múm, and Slowblow) and also Apparat Organ Quartet. Kitchen Motors’ aesthetic, which focuses on largely improvised and electronic music, also applied to …

COSMIC – Bazzi

R&B-influenced pop singer/songwriter Bazzi hit the mainstream after finding viral success with his breakthrough single, “Mine.” Born Andrew Bazzi to Lebanese-American parents in Dearborn, Michigan, he was a natural performer from a young age, imitating Elvis and Ricky Martin as a child and later playing oud and acoustic guitar. At the end of high school, …

Awake – Alison Wonderland

With a sound as big as her name is punny, Alison Wonderland is a Sydney-based EDM producer and DJ who began her music career on the opposite side of the spectrum, as a classically trained cellist. She spent a few years DJ’ing before releasing her debut single, “Get Ready,” in 2013; then in 2014 she …

When My Heart Felt Volcanic – The Aces

Playing shimmering indie pop with an electronic edge, the Aces are an all-female quartet hailing from Provo, Utah. The group was formed in 2008 by singer and guitarist Cristal Ramirez, guitarist Katie Henderson, bass player McKenna Petty, and drummer Alisa Ramirez (Cristal’s sister). The members of the group were longtime friends, and it didn’t take …

The Color of You – Alina Baraz

Alina Baraz is a singer and songwriter whose uniformly mellow material flits between downtempo electronica and slightly left-of-center R&B. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio but based in Los Angeles, California following a creative epiphany, Baraz gained some notice in 2013 through her collaborations with producers Galimatias (“Drift,” “Make You Feel”) and ESTA (“Paradise”). Baraz and Denmark …

Mike Dean Presents: Dermot Kennedy – EP – Dermot Kennedy

Equal parts rustic folk and soulful grit, Ireland’s Dermot Kennedy offers his own blend of passionate, introspective songwriting in a vein similar to fellow countryman and forebear Glen Hansard. A native of County Dublin, Kennedy began writing songs in his teens, eventually releasing the EP Dancing Under Red Skies in 2013. Honing his craft over …

I Don’t Run – Hinds

Spain in the 2010s was a hotbed for garage rock bands, mostly fronted and populated by men. The four women of Hinds broke the mold and in the process became the most successful of them all. The band was originally formed in Madrid in 2011 by Carlotta Cosials and Ana García Perrote, two young women …

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (Original Soundtrack of the NBC Television Event) – Original Television Cast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

1 Overture Original Television Cast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert & Orchestra of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert 4:29 2 Heaven on Their Minds Brandon Victor Dixon, Ensemble of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert & Original Television Cast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert 4:30 3 What’s the Buzz / …

Goat Girl – Goat Girl

South London’s Goat Girl combine incisive social commentary with a snarling mix of punk, country and goth. Taking their name from the late comedian Bill Hicks’ contentious sketch “Goat Boy,” vocalist/guitarist Clottie Cream (Lottie), bassist/vocalist Naima Jelly (Naima), guitarist/vocalist L.E.D. (Ellie), and drummer Rosy Bones (Rosy) met at various concert venues and formed the band …

Stay Home Tapes (= –__– =) – EP – Snakehips

Snakehips are left-field downtempo synthesists of several genres, including rap, electronic, and a little R&B. The U.K. producers, Oliver Lee and James Carter, gained gradual notice from 2012 to 2014 with remixes of tracks by Willie Hale (“Groove On”), Wild Belle (“It’s Too Late”), Bondax (“Gold”), Banks (“Warm Water”), and the Weeknd (“Wanderlust”). They also …

Dusk – EP – SG Lewis

Britain’s SG Lewis is an in-demand producer, songwriter, and DJ with an emotive, atmospheric approach to dance-oriented, electronic-based music. A native of Reading, England, Lewis first became interested in music in his teens and played in several bands before he started experimenting with remixing tracks. Influenced by the introspective pop of Bon Iver and James …

Restoration: The Songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin – Various Artists

Elton John’s affection for country music runs deep. Its sweet, simple melodies and direct, heartfelt connection are hallmarks of his biggest hits. On Restoration, country stars make this glaringly clear. Chris Stapleton breathes fresh life into the deep cut “I Want Love.” And Dierks Bentley and Little Big Town show how “Sad Songs (Say So …

TOTAL XANARCHY – Lil Xan

California rapper Lil Xan debuted with a drugged-out sound that helped propel his track “Betrayed” to viral success. Delivering emotive rhymes that focused on sex, drugs, and hedonistic behavior, his music fell somewhere between contemporaries like Lil Uzi Vert and Lil Peep. Born Diego Leonas in Redlands, Xan emerged in 2016 with songs like “Sorry” …

Revamp: The Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin – Various Artists

Even without wild, rose-tinted glasses, it’s easy to see how Elton John’s outsized personality and stage presence influenced multiple generations of pop performers. Revamp shows the debt contemporary stars owe to Sir Elton and his songwriting partner, Bernie Taupin. Florence + The Machine’s gentle yet muscular rendition of “Tiny Dancer” raises goosebumps, and Lady Gaga’s …

Mahler: Symphony No. 3 in D Minor – Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Bernard Haitink

At more than 90 minutes, Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 is one of the longest symphonies ever written. In Haitink’s hands it becomes one of the most intense musical experiences imaginable. The natural, unforced sound matches the astonishingly wide dynamic range—particularly in the vast first movement, where peace is threatened by violent and constant brass outbursts, …

Isolation – Kali Uchis

Inspired by a range of styles and artists, including classic pop-soul and M.I.A., Kali Uchis (Karly Loaiza) is a left-field pop singer, songwriter, and producer who also designs her own artwork and co-directs her music videos. Born in Colombia, she and her family moved to the U.S. during her childhood. As a teenager growing up …

Geography – Tom Misch

London-based producer/singer/songwriter Tom Misch blends hip-hop-inspired beats with smoothly soulful vocals and guitar. The son of an artist and a psychiatrist, he grew up in a home that encouraged creativity, and learned to play violin at a young age via the Suzuki method. While he was still a child, his family also discovered Misch could …

Golden – Kylie Minogue

On the one hand, in the pop music arena, worldbeaters such as Kylie Minogue are few and far between. Singers and performers of her stature and popularity rarely maintain their power for as long as she has. Her streaks of number one singles in both Australia and the U.K. are nearly insurmountable. And yet, on …

AMERICA – Thirty Seconds to Mars

Thirty Seconds to Mars’ maximalist rock has always been a vehicle for big ideas: Jared Leto and crew explore themes of war and peace, sexuality, freedom, and faith through concept albums and glossy videos. But the widescreen focus of AMERICA may provide the group’s broadest statement yet. In an attempt to survey, as he put …

Invasion of Privacy – Cardi B

Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow,” the most chantable song of 2017, introduced the Bronx MC’s lively around-the-way-girl persona to the world. Her debut album, Invasion of Privacy, reveals more of Cardi’s layers, the MC leaning forcefully into her many influences. “I Like It,” featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin, is a nod to her Afro-Caribbean roots, …

The Thrill of It All (Special Edition) – Sam Smith

Distinctively emotive, soul-inspired vocalist Sam Smith was among the most commercially successful artists to arrive during the early 2010s. Prior to his breakthrough at the age of 21, the London, England-born singer and songwriter balanced study with music, sang in choirs and in bands, and performed in musical theater productions. He developed a passionate approach …

Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves

> At the outset of her career, Kacey Musgraves bent country tradition to her will, writing songs that evoked the sound of classic country but were infused with progressive ideas that reflected her millennial perspective. “Merry Go Round” and “Follow Your Hits,” the big singles from her 2013 major-label debut, Same Trailer Different Park, crystallized …

Combat Sports – The Vaccines

> Infectious London-based indie rock outfit the Vaccines formed in the late 2000s around the talents of Justin Young (vocals, guitar), Árni Arnason (bass), Freddie Cowan (guitar), and Pete Robertson (drums). The quartet, which has drawn comparisons to everyone from Surfer Blood and the Drums to the Strokes and the Jesus and Mary Chain, released …

Black Panther The Album Music From And Inspired By – Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, SZA

/> Platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated rapper Kendrick Lamar is one of the rare artists who has achieved critical and commercial success while earning the respect and support of those who inspired him. A native of Compton, California, Lamar originally rapped as K. Dot and released a series of mixtapes under that name. Youngest Head Nigga in Charge …

? – XXXTENTACION

> Controversial rapper Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (aka XXXTENTACION) plays fast and loose when it comes to genres, often incorporating elements of punk rock, hip-hop, R&B, and heavy metal. Born in South Florida, Onfroy had something of a troubled upbringing, often getting into violent situations; his mother couldn’t cope with raising him alone, so he was …

Staying at Tamara’s – George Ezra

/> Hertford-reared, Bristol-based singer/songwriter George Ezra possesses a deep, resonant, and emotionally weathered voice that belies his considerable youth. Influenced by similarly precocious troubadours like Bob Dylan and Hank Williams, Ezra was just 19 when he issued his debut single, “Budapest,” a warm, amiable, and soulful slice of classy folk-pop that invoked names like Willy …

The World Is Yours – Rich The Kid

> Part of the Atlanta trap wave, Rich the Kid emerged in 2013 with his debut mixtape Been About the Benjamins. Born Dimitri Roger in New York City, he moved to Atlanta as a teenager and got his start performing as “Black Boy the Kid” before changing his moniker. Influenced in equal measure by the …

My Dear Melancholy, – The Weeknd

The Weeknd is the alias of alternative R&B enigma-turned-pop star Abel Tesfaye, whose aching accounts of emotionally and physically toxic indulgences have translated to multi-platinum sales and Grammy recognition. The singer and songwriter made his early-2010s breakthrough with morose ballads that seemed to have no designs on mainstream appeal. Within a few years, however, Tesfaye …

King Solomon releases uplifting single ‘Happiness’ – W.M.E Shit Hot

U.K born ‘King Solomon’ is a versatile artist who has travelled and toured extensively across Europe, Caribbean island of Trinidad, Gayuna and Brazil. While based in the Asante kingdom of Ghana in Kumasi, Solomon was inspired and influenced by many musical sounds from the traditional Adowa, Highlife music, old skool highlife, Ghana Gospel, Hip Pop, …

Lil Wayne released from the hospital

Rapper Lil Wayne has reportedly been released from the hospital after suffering multiple seizures in his hotel room over the weekend (02-03Sep17).The 34-year-old star was taken to Northwestern Memorial hospital in Chicago, Illinois after friends found him unconscious in his suite at the Westin Hotel on Sunday afternoon (03Sep17) Get the full music-news.com story by …

Brand new music – JackCity – Games – W.M.E Shit Hot

JackCity is a hiphop artist based in Leeds, England. Having gained interest via mixtape releases, JackCity has now released his first studio album entitled “Eleven”. JackCity, aged 26 has written his music from his Leeds based studio. JackCity is currently on tour across the country with a performance you can’t miss.You can catch him in …

New Singles – Manchester Rain

Songwriter, artist and producer Manchester Rain finds himself working alone in his sky-lab deep inside the belly of the beats Manchester UK where studio Fort Knox microphones invite the stray sirens and wicked weather to be a part of the music. A collaboration of haunting sorts, working between Manchester, UK and a reclusive hideaway buried …

The Swirlers – ‘Foreal’ – W.M.E Shit Hot track

The Swirlers intervene with a second universal swing of an audio and visual transmission called “FOREAL”, sent from 864.3 light years away on Planet Playa Playa. These original side steppers birth an unquestionably distinctive sound centred around their fix ethos of “staying loyal to the groove”. The Afro-Caribbean and English trio join forces with intuitive …

Bobby Wilson son of the late hit recording artist Jackie Wilson releases hit single ‘I get the Sweetest Feeling’

Bobby Wilson son of the late hit recording artist Jackie Wilson and born in New York was brought up in the foster care system in Carolina named Bobby Brookes. Shortly after leaving the navy he discovered his real identity, that he was the son of legendary Jackie Wilson. Bobby completed two years of study at …

Time Cero release new self titled album full of dark metal and electronic masterpieces

Time Cero are a rock/alternative/metal band based in Lima, Peru and fronted by their creator Carlos Li Carrillo who moved to Boston USA when he was 18 years old. During his teenage years in Lima, Peru in the mid 80’s, Carlos was the bass player and co-writer of Thrash Metal band “Curriculum Mortis”. Their first …

Decadent Nation’s Colin LaVaute fills us in on the facts behind their new single ‘My Kind’ and their mammoth rock sound.

Decadent Nations brand of high energy socio-political rock n’ roll has been quietly burning in the American underground music scene for years. Now the bands message is more relevant than ever. Having released multiple albums to critical acclaim and touring coast to coast the band has found a new spark with a fresh lineup and …

Ed Sheeran’s ÷ shifts over 1 million equivalent sales

The success of Ed Sheeran’s ÷ album shows few signs of slowing down yet as the record reaches a huge sales landmark. On today’s Official Chart Update, the singer-songwriter’s third studio album has shifted over 1 million (1.07m) across physical, digital and streaming equivalent sales. Ed achieved the impressive feat in just 16 days, passing …

Flirt with Danger live up to their name with their new mini album of electrosurfbilly music

British-based electrosurfbilly band, Flirt With Danger have released their debut album, ‘The Mini-Album’.   The music is an imaginative, provocative and eclectic mix of neo-rockabilly, surf, 60s garage and proto-punk, combined with analogue synth sounds. The lyrics draw on both modern concerns and retro-futuristic imagery, very much in line with the burgeoning atompunk artistic scene. It …

Adele: ‘Johnny Depp dog-smuggling drama put me off bringing dog on tour’

Adele decided against bringing her pet pooch Louie on her Australian tour after Johnny Depp’s dog-smuggling drama. The 28-year-old singer has been on the road Down Under for the past few weeks, and performed at the Adelaide Oval on Monday night (13Mar17). As she took to the stage, the Hello star told the audience that …

World News: Just Jinjer Frontman Releases Brand New Solo Single

Ard Matthews releases his first single of 2017, entitled ‘Wonder Years’, a cross genre offering incorporating elements of Pop, Indie, and Dance, while still retaining Ard’s authentic vocal and lyric delivery that he has become synonymous with. ‘Wonder Years’ was written at a friend’s holiday home just outside of Hermanus, and recorded over the space of a …

W.M.E Shit Hot–Tom Chaplin–Hardened Heart

Tom’s debut solo album ‘The Wave’ is out now : Shop: http://islandr.ec/TheWave3 | iTunes: http://islandr.ec/TheWave9 | Amazon :http://islandr.ec/TheWave48 | HMV : http://islandr.ec/TheWave61 | Spotify http://islandr.ec/CompleteTCSpotify | Apple Music http://islandr.ec/TheWaveAMPlaylist | Google Play:http://islandr.ec/TheWave35 Follow Tom: http://www.tomchaplinmusic.com Facebook : http://islandr.ec/ls4H7G Twitter: http://islandr.ec/TheWave2 Instagram : http://islandr.ec/TheWave Spotify : http://islandr.ec/Tom_Chaplin_SP ——————— LYRICS ——————— It’s such a beautiful world So …

Calan Watts Mixes Indie Folk With African Magic

Calan Henry Watts Trollope is an imaginative upcoming indie/alternative musician. More than a down to earth artist he performs lively beats under the stage name of Calan Watts. THIS IS THE DEBUT SINGLE – ‘AFRICAN SKY’ OFF HIS FORTHCOMING ​ALBUM ‘TOY SOLDIERS‘ Living in East London he has obtained a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering and spends …

MRJ – Water

MRJ a.k.a Matthew Russell Jones is a pop Singer/Songwriter originally from Lincoln and based in Camden, London, UK. He launched his career performing across the globe and in London, but with his pulse always on the pop music scene. MRJ writes songs in the pop genre ranging from electric to acoustic. He says ” I …

Mon Fre–Shadows–New Single and E.P out soon

‘Mon Frere’ are the U.K. based electro pop producers based in Brighton.  Mon Frere consists of brothers Paul and Matt Lennox. Paul is the songwriter and producer  Matt provides the lyrics and the brothers source talented young vocalists to complete the line up. Mon Frere have worked with some of the most talented up and …

Tony Shaw new single “ Take me away”

  Born in Northamptonshire (United Kingdom) Tony comes from a musical family.  His own musical talents are purely self taught. Tony has appeared on national television in programmes such ‘Stars In Their Eyes’ in which he performed a song by Star Sailor. He also reached the finals of Mic UK competition at the NEC Centre …