It’s solely taken a 12 months for Center Sattre to ascertain themselves as a central voice within the queer indie-folk scene of Austin, TX. Between excursions of the Mountain and Midwest states, the rising band launched their debut single, “Pouring Water.” The momentum was sufficient to land them a coveted place as a 2024 SXSW showcasing artist. Now, Center Sattre returned to announce their full-length debut, Tendencies. Mastered by Heba Kadry (Björk, L’Rain, Sufjan Stevens), it’s set for launch on February ninth by way of Unhappy Tree Information.
Together with the announcement, Center Sattre shared a double single, “Pornography” and “Cease Talking,” which deride the harmful rhetoric folks make use of when discussing two marginalized teams: younger women and queer folks, respectively.
When requested in regards to the tracks, lead vocalist Hunter Prueger shared: “I can recall quite a lot of cases the place an grownup sexualized a toddler within the title of modesty or chastity. ‘Pornography’ recounts two of these cases—one on a youth journey and one at a highschool musical. It was normally males of their forties and fifties speaking about teenage and pre-teen women, however no-one was actually proof against that type of gaze.” Reflecting on the backstory of the latter monitor, Prueger elaborated: “Cease Talking’ is in regards to the dangerous language folks use to speak about queer folks. It references a number of anti-LGBTQ stances, bulletins, proclamations, practices, and speeches from church leaders and politicians.”
Center Sattre originated as Prueger’s non-public songwriting observe whereas residing in Salt Lake Metropolis. The act’s early work got here to life utilizing an affordable microphone and discarded devices acquired as a product of working at a center faculty. Regularly, Prueger looped in collaborators from throughout the nation, laying the groundwork for what would finally develop into the present eight-piece lineup. In early 2022, Prueger moved to Austin, TX with S. Wallace (vocals, keyboard) and Mitch Stevens (guitar, banjo, piano). From there, the band grew to incorporate Jordan Walsh (ready guitar, drums), Juniper Card (guitar, drums), Kai Jasmin (viola, guitar), Sophie Mathieu (cello), and James Tabata (bass).
Minneapolis hip-hop pioneers Environment have shared one other single off their forthcoming Discuss Discuss EP, the moment basic “Touring Eternally,” paired with a stark, black and white visible directed by ZooDeVille and Slug. The brand new single is preceded by the double single “Discuss Discuss (feat. Bat Flower),” and “Rotary Phone.”
The genesis of the Discuss Discuss EP was throughout a recording session for the title monitor, “Discuss Discuss”, which initially appeared on their newest album, So Many Different Realities Exist Concurrently. On the forthcoming EP, the Minneapolis legends dart throughout threads of space-time to seize maintain of the one the place they grew to become titans of the electro-rap style that was foundational to their youths. By evoking acts like Kraftwerk and Egyptian Lover, Environment makes visions of the long run from 4 many years in the past appear new as soon as once more.
The Discuss Discuss EP is on the market for pre-order now. Moreover, a restricted vinyl variant, cassettes and unique merch gadgets can all be pre-ordered by way of atmospheresucks.com. The restricted vinyl variant options different cowl artwork and can be a zoetrope – because the report spins, sequenced photos will seem and listeners will have the ability to see a transferring image within the vinyl.
The pioneering hip-hop duo will proceed their nonstop 2023 touring schedule, kicking of their Tour De Buddies headline dates supported by HEBL & NOFUN!, which incorporates their first hometown exhibits of the 12 months, acting at Minneapolis’ First Avenue on 24 Nov (Bought Out) and Saint Paul’s Palace Theatre on 25 Nov. Extra Bought Out exhibits on this run embrace Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom, Sacramento’s Ace Of Spades, Los Angeles’ The Bellwether, Bozeman’s The ELM, San Diego’s The Observatory (North Park) and Seattle’s The Showbox. Tickets for the upcoming tour dates may be bought at atmospheresucks.com.
In what’s been a landmark 12 months for the duo, Environment not solely launched their new album So Many Different Realities Exist Concurrently earlier this 12 months, but additionally launched for the primary time ever their early 2000’s cult mixtape Unhappy Clown Unhealthy Dub 2. They had been lately featured on The Danny Brown Present podcast and Slug contributed to The New York Occasions’ “50 Rappers 50 Tales” piece in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of hip hop this 12 months. The band additionally introduced an official collaboration with Victrola, the main vinyl report participant producer of turntables and music-related merchandise for greater than 115 years, which included a restricted version run of Victrola’s transportable Revolution GO report participant branded with an iconic Environment contact. This restricted run is on the market by way of victrola.com
The brand new music documentary movie YOSHIKI: UNDER THE SKY shall be launched within the U.S. and U.Okay., with restricted engagement showings introduced for November within the U.S., and in December for the U.Okay. Extra international locations and places and particular occasions shall be introduced quickly, following the movie’s profitable run in Japan with a launch in over 70 theaters by Toho Cinemas.
YOSHIKI: UNDER THE SKY – Worldwide Theatrical Launch
US –Tickets Out there Now: TCL Chinese language Theatre
U.Okay. – Beginning December 1, tickets: ODEON Cinemas
U.Okay. Particular Occasion: YOSHIKI Stay Q&A – December 5: ODEON Covent Backyard
This September, YOSHIKI–world-renowned composer, pianist, drummer, and chief of rock band X Japan–grew to become the primary Japanese artist to be honored with a handprint and footprint ceremony on the Chinese language Theatre in Hollywood because the custom started in 1927.
YOSHIKI then returned to headline a sold-out live performance at Carnegie Corridor final Saturday in New York Metropolis, after dazzling audiences and receiving standing ovations at Royal Albert Corridor in London, Tokyo Backyard Theater, and Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The October headlining tour marked the primary time a Japanese artist has headlined all of those historic venues.
YOSHIKI: UNDER THE SKY gathers a rare assortment of worldwide artists submit pandemic for an emotional journey by the ache of dropping family members and uniting globally by the therapeutic energy of music.
Shot in Germany, Beijing, Tokyo, and Los Angeles, the movie options interviews, and performances from Sarah Brightman (UK), Nicole Scherzinger (USA), St. Vincent (USA), Scorpions (Germany), The Chainsmokers (USA), HYDE (Japan), SUGIZO (Japan), SixTONES (Japan), Jane Zhang (China), and Lindsey Stirling (USA), to have fun voices joined from throughout worldwide borders submit Covid.
All through the movie are interviews with YOSHIKI about his ardour for music and the ache of getting misplaced family members, together with a heartbreaking interplay with the husband of a terminally in poor health fan. UNDER THE SKY celebrates the deep therapeutic energy of music and YOSHIKI’s resolve to by no means quit.
Walker & Royce launch Half 1 of their new No Large Deal album, out now by way of Dirtybird Information. That includes lately launched singles ‘Low-cost Thrills‘ with Barney Bones and ‘Cease Time’ with Glass Petals and Elohim, No Large Deal (Half 1) arrives with the announcement of Walker & Royce’s anticipated sophomore album, due out in 2024.
A rowdy 4-track introduction to the playful and cheeky spirit of Walker & Royce’s forthcoming album, No Large Deal encompasses the bombastic, no-holds-barred fashion that has formed the duo’s sound. Emblazoned with the boisterous, unruly nature of their over-the-top signature, No Large Deal is expressed by the lens of Walker & Royce’s party-starting mindset. From the overzealous basslines of ‘Let’s Stay It Up’ to the sharp, tech-driven synth stabs of ‘Low-cost Thrills’, Half 1 is a sonic rollercoaster that options new collaborations with Indian-Canadian hip-hop artist Hurt Franklin, South Central vocalist Barney Bones, and comedic musician Reggie Watts. Vocally-led and filled with persona, Half 1 is as daring and brash because the duo themselves, and can go away listeners excitedly awaiting the subsequent part of No Large Deal.
No Large Deal (Half 1) arrives amidst Walker & Royce’s headline tour that can see them carry out at New York’s Knockdown Heart, Denver’s Mission Ballroom, and Chicago’s Radius, together with competition stops at Seismic Dance Occasion and PROPER NYE.
Toronto-based Breeze are again with their extremely anticipated album, “Bitter Grapes,” set to launch December 8, 2023 by Hand Drawn Dracula Information. The album delivers a particular 90s-inspired sound that explores the complexity of relationships and builds upon the brit-pop new-wave sound that garnered essential acclaim for his or her 2021 launch, “Solely Up,” praised by the likes of CBC Music, Stereogum, and NPR.
“Bitter Grapes” represents an thrilling route for Breeze, capturing the essence of their evolution as a band. Initially a solo challenge helmed by famend producer Josh Korody (identified for his work with Tess Parks, Dilly Dally, Fucked Up, Weaves), Breeze has since remodeled right into a 5 piece following their debut efficiency on KEXP Stay At House Session. The album was recorded and meticulously crafted by Korody at his Candle Recording studio, with further recording at Resort 2 Tango alongside Shae Brossard, and mastering by Mark Gardiner (of RIDE) at OX4Sound studio.
Indie Pop Singer Sonnet Simmons Desires Listeners To Face Their Fears
Singer Sonnet Simmons releases new uncooked single, “What If The World Goes Black,” difficult stereotypes that ladies will need to have all of it.
LA’s rising musical sensation Sonnet Simmons (she/her) will introduce listeners to a fascinating and deeply private new single, “What if the World Goes Black,” on November 3. The brand new single is Sonnet’s reflection on a pivotal second in her life. She grapples with relatable dilemmas of identification, want, and metamorphosis.
“This track is in regards to the second the place you’re standing between two worlds,” Sonnet explains, “the protected and acquainted world that’s now not serving you, and the opposite unknown world, the place it’s a must to quit every little thing you recognize to develop into every little thing you actually need to be.”
The one serves as a beacon for these navigating their very own private abysses. “The essence of the monitor lies in these moments of uncertainty, the place solitude and concern loom giant. However it’s additionally a calling to the energy inside, the spirit that urges you to maneuver one to tread ahead even when the trail forward is veiled in darkness,” Sonnet shares.
Listeners can obtain the track on Spotify, Itunes, or different digital platforms and share their very own moments of metamorphosis in Sonnet’s Instagram web page. The singer desires listeners to proceed on their very own journeys of self-discovery and embracing change even whereas experiencing doubt.
Sonnet Simmons’ distinctive voice and soulful storytelling is highlighted on this new track with its evocative lyrics, haunting melodies, and the profound depth of human emotion.This track was produced by Billy Lefler (Ingrid Michaelson, Avril Lavigne, Dashboard Confessionals)
“What If The World Goes Black” shall be obtainable on digital platforms all over the place on November third.
XXIM Information/Sony Masterworks is proud to announce the discharge of one other new single, ‘Umbra’, in addition to the prolonged model of Néo-Romance, the critically acclaimed report from French-Canadian pianist and composer ALEXANDRA STRÉLISKI. The beforehand unreleased piece is accompanied by a music video shot by Nick Helderman at La Marbrerie in Montreuil, France, that includes Julia Kotarba, Natalia Kotarba, and Maxime Navert, members of STRÉLISKI’S touring band.
“Umbra”was the final piece composed for the challenge and was completed after most of Néo-Romance had already been recorded. “‘Umbra’ refers back to the darkest a part of the shadow, however this piece was created to attempt to put some mild in it,” says STRÉLISKI. Having develop into herstandard set nearer, the piece is now one thing of a fan favorite, garnering a rapturous reception wherever she has performed.
“It’s now one in every of my favorite items to play stay,” provides STRÉLISKI. “It began out because the finale to my present, with solo piano, and was made right into a collective celebration, based mostly on improvisation. I’ve a lot enjoyable taking part in it with my fantastic musicians Julia and Natalia Kotarba, and my longtime associate Maxime Navert on synths.”
Ophelia Information star MitiS formally declares the forthcoming launch of his third studio album, “Unity”. The upcoming LP lands 3 years after the resounding success of his 2020 album “Misplaced”, which clinched the #1 spot on iTunes Dance/Digital charts and amassed over 20 million Spotify streams. Alongside the much-anticipated announcement, MitiS graces listeners with the second single from the album, “With You Had been Right here”, that includes Los Angeles-based rock band Magnificence College Dropout, who’re presently fascinating audiences on their 26-date “Prepared To Eat” Fall 2023 U.S. Tour. The discharge instantly trails “Phantom Love” with Sarah De Warren, the album’s unannounced but mesmerizing debut single. “With You Had been Right here” is out now and obtainable to stream throughout all platforms by way of Ophelia Information.
Canadian pop artist Kyle Richardson is thrilled to share his debut album, “Louder Than Phrases”, which was launched on October 13th throughout all digital streaming platforms.
“Louder Than Phrases”: tinyurl.com/LouderThanWordsSpotify
A 11-track effort, “Louder Than Phrases” was produced by Jeff Dawson (Daniel Powter, Kelly Rowland) together with Alan Poettcker (These Youngsters Put on Crowns) as a particular co-producer on one track. Richardson was a author on every of the album’s songs, with further co-writing contributions from Dawson, Poettcker, Andrew Allen, and Tea Petrovic. The completed report showcases Richardson’s wealthy, polished vocals throughout a wide range of pop style branches.
Talking in regards to the launch, Richardson says, “For my debut album, I wished to supply a mixture of songs that draw from a variety of influences however are nonetheless tied to a distinctly pop vibe that’s participating and uplifting. As an alternative of chasing tendencies, I centered on heartfelt lyrics, hovering melodies, and true-to-life storytelling. This album is an equal illustration of who I’m as an artist and as an individual.”
“Louder Than Phrases” arrives after the momentum of Richardson’s three 2023 singles, “Can You Hear Me”, “Something”, and “Struggle the Good Struggle”. Along with these tracks, “Louder than Phrases” contains the longing and romantic title monitor, the nostalgic and effervescent “Enjoyable”, the moody love-fueled “Good Crime”, the intoxicating genre-blending “Every thing About You”, the soulful throwback “Reminiscence Lane”, the breezy Motown-influenced “Sooner or Later”, the joyously upbeat “Good to Meet You”, and the emotion-heavy piano ballad “Preserve the Religion”.
Richardson was raised in Vernon, British Columbia earlier than transferring to Vancouver to pursue music over a decade in the past. Since then, he’s written with the likes of Carly Rae Jepsen, DYLN, and Garrett Neiles, loved TV sync placements and radio play by his previous work, and reached over 1.5 million Spotify streams as a visitor vocalist on Bobina’s 2016 single, “Love is the Reply”. A proud member of the LGBTQIA+ artist neighborhood, Richardson has carried out at native Pleasure exhibits and is fast to lend his voice to advocate for equal illustration and variety within the music trade.
With “Louder than Phrases”, Richardson is about to bolster his trade standing as a clean vocalist and artful songwriter whereas permitting the album’s enduring energy for others to return from its relatable themes and hopeful supply.
He says, “That is an album in regards to the common themes of friendship, love, loyalty, and getting by the laborious occasions with positivity and confidence. For listeners who uncover the album, I hope they really feel understood, uplifted, and inspired.”
Kyle Richardson’s “Louder Than Phrases” is on all digital streaming platforms. A music video for the album’s featured single, “Preserve the Religion”, will arrive within the weeks forward.
Irish indie band Good Strangers is poised to captivate audiences with the discharge of their EP, ‘Grownup Teenage Novels’ on November tenth. Main the cost is the evocative lead single ‘Struggle In My Head’ a soul-stirring composition born from the depths of private wrestle.
Greatest associates since 3, turned bandmates Niamh Kirby and Conor Quinn together with bandmates Kevin Farrell (guitar), Luke Butt (bass) and Des Brodie (drums) have channelled their inventive synergy right into a sonic journey that resonates with themes of affection, loss, sexuality, and the tumultuous transition to maturity. The title “Good Strangers” pays tribute to the profound affect of the various people they’ve encountered on their musical odyssey.
The EP, produced by the acclaimed Alex Borwick (Sam Fender, Lankum, Catfish & The Bottlemen), options six tracks which masterfully weave collectively shimmering guitars and ethereal vocals.
‘Struggle In My Head’, the EP’s lead single, emerged as a strong testomony to the band’s dedication to authenticity and vulnerability. Penned amidst a private battle with psychological well being, Quinn, the primary songwriter, crafted a track that candidly delves into the wrestle to steadiness the calls for of on a regular basis life. The monitor’s composition developed from a contemplative Paul Simon-esque vibe to a powerful anthem infused with parts of 90’s rock and folks.
Quinn displays on the songwriting course of, stating the track emerged throughout a pivotal second in the summertime of 2023… “I wrote ‘Struggle In My Head’ whereas finalizing mixes for the EP. It poured out shortly amidst the chaos of life and my wrestle with psychological well being.” The recording course of mirrored this spontaneity, with Niamh including, “It was the quickest turnaround from writing to recording we’ve ever had, capturing the uncooked essence of the track’s that means.” The monitor’s sonic evolution from Americana to a heavier sound pays homage to influential bands like The Cranberries and The Stone Roses.
The ‘Grownup Teenage Novels’ EP stands as a testomony to Good Strangers’ capacity to harness private turmoil and remodel it right into a cathartic sonic expertise. With tracks like ‘Non-public Hell,’ ‘Egyptian Summer time,’ ‘Reno,’ and ‘The Backyard,’ listeners can anticipate a visceral journey by the advanced tapestry of human emotion.
The general idea of ‘Grownup Teenage Novelsʼ was impressed by most important author Quinnʼs private struggles together with his psychological well being following the tip of a major relationship. Quinn says ‘ʼThe songs on the EP are largely a few break up. I do know itʼs an overdone cliche, however I wished to write down in regards to the finish of a relationship from a private perspective and doc that
expertise in actual time because it was taking place to me by writing. Break ups are a universally shit factor that the majority of us as people, should undergo not less than as soon as in our lives. I feel that the extraordinary feelings felt by the tip of a long run relationship & dropping somebody you genuinely cared about can very a lot be related to the sentiments related to grief.’
Quinn continues, “Though the lyrics of the songs off the report are fairly miserable and darkish,we wished the music to be an nearly juxtaposition of that disappointment. Once we went to report the songs with Alex, we had been conscious of the truth that we wished to have a hopefulness & an uplifting power to the music to counter the nostalgic emotions of grief & regrets that always comes with the idea of a break up album”.
“Grownup Teenage Novels” was meticulously crafted in Black Mountain and Grouse Lodge Recording Studios Eire, guaranteeing a wealthy and immersive auditory expertise for followers of indie rock.
Utah’s hidden risk to the fashionable alt-pop world, Maz releases her cowl of Dinosaur Jr.’s “Little Fury Issues.” Her spacey tackle the track exhibits the bridging of generations executed by the grunge legends. If the unique model of the track is taken into account pressing and driving, Maz’s rendition is a celestial stroll. Vapory in texture the track is propelled ahead by her floating, easy vocals – Stream.
Pulled from Dinosaur Jr.’s 1987 You’re Dwelling All Over Me, “Little Fury Issues” has been a longtime favourite of Maz’s rising up listening to the band. Each variations of the track function a way of aloofness and heavy distortion, offered in very completely different packages which might be paying homage to the time every emerged inside. Maz’s cowl was produced by Nate Pyfer and Boone Hogg.
Maz mentioned, “Dinosaur Jr. Is one in every of my all-time favourite bands, so overlaying a track by them has at all times been a dream of mine. One in every of my favourite issues about Dinosaur Jr.’s sound is that it’s uncooked, gritty and loud. Within the studio, taking part in round with the track, I noticed the depth and emotion of the lyrics and the attractive melody that was there. I assumed it could be attention-grabbing to focus on these elements of the track. A softer, dreamier model.”
Grammy Award-winning, Ivor Novello-nominated stay digital trio NERO launch the official music video for his or her latest single ‘Fact’, the lead off their highly-anticipated third studio album Into The Unknown, due out 2024 by way of Create Music Group.
Directed by Markus Lundqvist (identified for his work with Daft Punk, Beyonce and Woman Gaga) and Daniel Stephens, NERO’s official ‘Fact’ music video encapsulates the cinematic mystique that has lengthy set the trio aside. Encompassed in darkish smoke and industrial parts, ‘Fact’ is a foreboding gateway into NERO’s universe and the primary in a multi-part video collection. Rising out of this post-apocalyptic world, the music video sees NERO reborn and their planet revitalized and awaiting what could lie forward for humanity.
Written 4 years in the past, ‘Fact’ was the primary monitor created for Into The Unknown, and acts because the lead single into the concluding chapter of the NERO trilogy. ‘Fact’ completely captures the brutality and fantastic thing about NERO, the ethereal shortly supplanted by the ecstatic. A propulsive monitor, underpinned by a pattern of Amanda Palmer studying Neil Gaiman’s The Mushroom Hunters, a poem that tackles themes important to NERO – motherhood, scientific reverence, the previous and the long run and humanities capability for creation and destruction.
fashion icon Sita Abellán formally declares her debut EP beneath her techno alias SITA, a conceptual challenge titled Generacion XDISIS by way of her shut cohort Héctor Oaks’ label, KAOS. Together with the information comes a brand new track, “333,” and video directed by Tomas Peña (earlier work: Rosalía, Arca, The Prodigy). The physique of labor is a brand new milestone within the ever-evolving inventive world of Sita.
“333” options SITA’s personal manufacturing and vocals, drawing upon influences from Eurohouse, the post-Franco Spanish techno Ruta Del Bakalao period in ‘90s Valencia, Belgian new beat from the ‘80s, and trendy Berlin techno. The track pays homage to her most important musical reference and idol, Miss Kittin. The video exhibits the transformation of SITA by her teenage/punk years in highschool to swerving paparazzi in her early 20s to her marriage, changing into a mom and channeling her interior little one, and eventually, rising as a victorious warrior. All of those wonderful appears within the video had been styled by Sita herself.
“It was wonderful to work with my long-time buddy Tomás Peña. He’s so proficient! It was nice to see him translating the parable of fame, failure, and true success the track talks about into photos. I significantly loved styling myself into the completely different 5 variations of Sita that the video exhibits all through the completely different scenes.” — SITA
Born out of the relentless winter months of the Pacific Northwest — the place Christmas sweaters adorn even the animal statues — this vacation report hits completely different.
The Portland Cello Mission, identified for his or her pleasant and devoted performances of recent and classical music (beforehand taking up the music of Radiohead and having collaborated with the likes of Thao Nguyen, as examples), be a part of forces with Prince’s New Energy Era alum vocal powerhouse Saeeda Wright to deliver a complement of uniquely organized vacation jams.
Immediately they announce the upcoming mini album Below the Mistletoe with Saeeda Wright, set for a December eighth launch date — simply in time for the vacations. The primary single from the challenge is the uniquely haunting, lilting model of “What Little one is This?”, which you’ll be able to try by way of YouTube.
Elsewhere on the album, there’s a playful “What are you Doing for New Years Even?”, to beautiful classical instrumental variations of “O Holy Night time” and “Winter Wonderland,” the latter that includes trendy jazz nice and fellow Portlander, Farnell Newton, on the trumpet.
The report is a showcase of cross-genre collaborative association, coming from a three-way synergistic connection between the group’s longtime drummer and one other Prince alum, Tyrone Hendrix (Prince, Stevie Marvel, Allen Stone), the group’s new pianist and multi-instrumentalist, Alex Milsted (Stevie Marvel, Liv Warfield, Mike Phillips), and The Cello Mission’s Creative Director and longtime arranger (with over a thousand string preparations to his credit score for the group), Douglas Jenkins.
Kramer, the unique Made to Rock Onerous guitar model has been setting tendencies with premium, performance-focused devices since 1976. Kramer is proud to announce the primary providing from the brand new Kramer Historic Assortment, Made in Japan. This new legend is lovingly handcrafted in Japan based mostly on scans and particulars from an unique “Holy Grail” Baretta. The Kramer 1983 Baretta Reissue is now obtainable globally and in any respect licensed Kramer sellers and on www.KramerGuitars.com.
In 1983, the Kramer Baretta was first launched to the world. Few fashions can declare to have modified the course of musical historical past, however that’s precisely what the Baretta did when it was embraced by a brand new era of extremely revolutionary laborious rock and steel guitarists. The wildly profitable Baretta was the proper platform for his or her fretboard pyrotechnics, and its success was a serious contributor to Kramer changing into the most well-liked guitar model on the planet by the mid-Eighties. With its double cutaway maple physique offering glorious maintain and unimpeded entry to the Rosewood fretboard, the highly effective simplicity of the Baretta’s single Seymour Duncan® ’59 pickup paired with a single quantity management, and a Floyd Rose R5 locking tremolo that stays in tune beneath even probably the most demanding wiggle stick acrobatics, it’s nonetheless the quintessential laborious rock and steel guitar that’s Made to Rock Onerous. This trustworthy reissue of the groundbreaking 1983 Baretta was lovingly crafted in Japan to classic specs and comes with a Kramer hardshell case.
the Los Angeles based mostly, different pop singer, songwriter and storyteller Emma Zander has shared her newest single, “Not A Fairytale” produced by Jon Lundin (Level North).
From the dopamine highs to the devastating mascara-stained lows, “Not a Fairytale” tells the melancholic story of how probably the most poisonous relationships may be probably the most intoxicating. The reflective monitor follows a pair who meet and fall shortly, head over heels in love. And whereas every little thing seems to be image excellent, the connection is definitely filled with cracks, secrets and techniques, and lies…
The track begins with a slowed, pop-dance beat evoking a way of nostalgia earlier than evaluating the connection to a carousel that whirls round till the journey involves an finish. This palpable and poignant track stands as a tragic poem a few as soon as lovely love story, set to an infectious beat that sweeps listeners right into a dream world that distorts our sense of actuality.
To superbly place a capstone on the period of her debut album, Mereki right now declares her collection of stay efficiency movies from Demise of a Cloud filmed at Friar Park. Each week from right now by December 6, the Australian/English savant of purposeful pop will launch a brand new stay session recorded on the notorious Victorian property in England. The collection begins with right now’s movies for “Wake Up Lifeless (Stay)” and “Presence (Stay).”
Joined by guitarist and keys participant Jerry Bernhardt, harpist Iona Thomas, and Dhani Harrison on guitar, the video collection was directed by Mereki’s frequent inventive collaborator Danny Sangra and produced by Sarianne Plaisant. The Friar Park Classes are a playful and sincere adaptation of Mereki’s music, seeing her in a simple state of creativity.
Mereki mentioned, “Friar Park Studios is a kind of particular locations that makes you imagine in magic. It was past a dream to report there and with such beloved and superbly restored classic gear. I felt extraordinarily grateful to be taking part in music there.”
Norwegian pop artist Malin Pettersen continues to department past her unique basis within the Americana scene together with her newest single “Crying”. A surprising duet with R&B artist Stefanos Yowhannes, “Crying”. encapsulates the essence of the pop music that formed her adolescence, transporting listeners to a time when these melodies fashioned the very soundtrack of her life. Reflecting on her connection to those songs, Pettersen shares, “I discovered solace in these songs once I was younger. I’ve an enormous respect for all of the implausible pop and R&B music I used to be raised on, and particularly how the songs managed to essentially seize the feelings I used to be coping with.”
“Crying” isn’t solely a journey by Pettersen’s musical influences however the harmonious function with Stefanos attracts comparisons to the likes of D’Angelo, including an distinctive layer to the track’s late 90s/early 00s R&B vibe. Evoking recollections of Future’s Little one and Alicia Keys, the monitor showcases a novel synergy between the 2 artists as each commerce lead vocals towards a backdrop of infectious beats, complemented by a refrain of voices that elevate the sonic expertise.
Initially celebrated for her enchanting nation and bluegrass harmonies, Pettersen has unveiled a exceptional transformation in her musical journey. With an audacious leap into uncharted territories, she melds each genres and feelings in addition to universally relatable lyrics that resonate with listeners worldwide. Her exceptional journey has been acknowledged with a prestigious Spellemann award, coveted appearances on exhibits like Lindmo and Stjernekamp, and options in famend publications together with Billboard, Rolling Stone, and Forbes Journal. This Fall, Pettersen has been given the chance to open for nation music star Gavin DeGraw throughout his Norway dates:
September nineteenth – Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway
September twentieth – Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway
September twenty third – Prepare, Aarhus, Sweden
September twenty fourth – Vega, København, Sweden
Following a string of supremely profitable singles, together with collaborations with Copywrite and RoQy TyRaiD, UK producer Montao ain’t slowing down…
His swift return is by way of model new submit apocalyptic posse minimize, teaming up with none aside from Slug of Environment, Koncept, and Lane Shuler.
‘What within the World?’ is a panorama of concepts, what if’s….may it actually occur!?
An unlucky matter which is ever related, and perpetually within the forefront of the information and the world stage.
The music and manufacturing manoeuvres round a well-known piano riff, cast by Montao’s favorite all time composer, creating an ideal backdrop to set the scene.
It kicks off with the introspective and poetic veteran that’s Slug of Environment, portray a seamless and eloquent image in his personal distinctive method.
Subsequent in line including some spice is Koncept ramping up the tempo together with his revolutionary fashion and circulation, paving the best way for brand new child on the block Lane Shuler.
Lane blasts out his take with drama, rigidity, and depth creating the proper ending to an epic piece of labor.
The monitor is a cinematic Hiphop masterpiece, sketching out a vivid animated story of the unknown.
What within the World? is out now- https://ffm.to/montaowhatintheworld
dance music superstar-in-the-making LP Giobbi unites with rising UK producer Redfield and multi-faceted artist DJ Rae on “Ready,” a rapturous new home single that comes by way of Diplo’s tastemaking imprint Greater Floor.
“Ready” follows a scorching previous few months for LP Giobbi, as she launched her debut album Gentle Locations by way of Counter Information (Forbes known as it “masterfully produced”), launched her personal label imprint known as Sure Sure Sure, launched into a world headline tour, and most lately, launched an official remix for the one and solely Taylor Swift. The monitor swells with the carefree, euphoric vibe she’s cultivated by way of her music and stay performances. It additionally packs a little bit of a punch with its surprisingly percussive groove.
“This monitor got here to life in London when Redfield introduced an concept into the session, and we began constructing a monitor round DJ Rae’s vocals. After some forwards and backwards, ‘Ready’ was born. I’ve performed this monitor everywhere in the world for a wide range of dance flooring, and it has been unbelievable to see how common this track is.” — LP Giobbi
digital music trio Keys N Krates delivers their third full-length studio album, IN:TENSION, a succinct physique of labor that sees the Toronto-based outfit mixing their lifelong influences and versatile manufacturing chops right into a ardour challenge chock-full of expertise. IN:TENSION, that includes tracks with R&B celebrity Ciara, songstress Lion Babe, alongside rising singers Taite Imogen, Dana Williams, and the late, nice singer Aaron Carl, is out now by way of Final Gang/MNRK.
Channeling their innate love of pure, timeless home music, Keys N Krates pivot from the sound that when took them to the largest phases in EDM to a extra refined, exact, and intentional effort. On IN:TENSION, they dig deeper than ever earlier than into their very own preferences—citing influences from sampling grasp Armand Van Helden and home music legends Masters At Work— a sound that speaks to why they fell in love with dance music many years in the past. They do that all with out sacrificing their signature crisp rhythms and wall-shaking low-end that their followers have adored since their unique hip-hop origins.
multi-platinum Melbourne-born, LA-based producer/DJ Hayden James releases a pair of recent singles ‘Beggin’ You’ that includes SAYGRACE and ‘Nevermind’ that includes Jillian Loux out by way of Future Basic.
Persevering with to increase his assortment of vibrant, vocally-led dancefloor originals, Hayden James’ newest two-pack is one other dynamic showcase of his elevated and emotive house-pop signature. ‘Beggin’ You’ is immediately infectious, flaunting a retro aptitude that can instantly get our bodies transferring. Glamorous and effortlessly groovy, Hayden James surrounds SAYGRACE’s sultry vocals with lush piano stabs and swinging basslines. Its companion takes a softer method, constructing an intimate, slow-burning soundscape round Jillian Loux’s wistful lyricism. Fluttering with euphoric synth melodies and rhythmic percussion, ‘Nevermind’ carries the impassioned sentiments current all through Hayden James’ catalog.
On ‘Beggin’ You’, Hayden James says, “After I heard the SAYGRACE vocal it seemed like a pattern.. a basic home vocal. I didn’t need to introduce too many parts within the monitor – Bassline, Drums, Piano, Vocal.. that’s it. I’ve been taking part in the report in my units the previous couple of exhibits and loving the gang response. It’s an actual second in my set.”
“‘Nevermind’ is a kind of data I simply couldn’t get out of my head. Jillian’s vocals are loopy. So clean and intimate. The second I wrote that bizarre lead synth line within the drop all of it got here collectively tremendous fast. I’m very excited to launch these two data collectively. Appears like they belong collectively,” provides Hayden James.
Following the success of their 2022 EP Don’t Wait Up, DRAMA, the Chicago-based collaboration between producer Na’el Shehade and vocalist By way of Rosa, delivers their clubbable fourth EP, Until We Die. The seven-track challenge refreshingly captures the duo’s trademark sound of two unlikely musical pairings: dance and R&B. Late-night groovy, dance anthems of independence and self-love fastidiously change the duo’s typical broody heartbreak sounds.
in poor health We Die highlights the duo’s distinctive musical abilities, Shehade’s versatility as a producer and the emotive energy of Rosa as a singer/songwriter. To Shehade and Rosa, it’s their most assured challenge so far, alluding to the truth that regardless of the darkish title, the EP positively evokes listeners to search out the wonder in confrontation and difficult conversations.
The self-titled single “DRAMA” captivates listeners with an infectious spur to motion that performs round with Shehade’s funky home beats complimented by Rosa’s sassy vocals, unarguably a seductive begin to an evening out. Impressed by amorous connections made on the dance flooring, “Tighten It Up” energizes listeners with an upbeat tempo and a carefree lyrical supply. “Until We Die, Inshallah” performs an ode to basic home that leaves followers craving extra from Rosa’s sultry affair. “Greenback $hort” ft. Flight Services, demonstrates the duo’s seamless capacity to collaborate with different artists to supply a powerfully addictive tune.
Rising Cork singer songwriter Seán Parnell is gearing as much as enrapture audiences with the discharge of his extremely anticipated second single, “What Can I Do”, out November seventeenth. Following the success of his debut launch, ‘Over Feeling Down,’ Parnell continues to showcase his expertise as a singer-songwriter, providing a contemporary and fascinating perspective on the complexities of life and love.
“What Can I Do” holds a particular place in Parnell’s coronary heart, because it was initially recorded on a humble €30 microphone from Want, a present from a buddy throughout his secondary faculty years. The monitor, later dropped at life by the expert arms of producer BRIEN (identified for his work with Kojaque and Kean Kavanagh), weaves a story of frustration with Irish climate and recurring ideas of somebody, all set towards a backdrop of delicate R&B-inspired guitars and catchy pop melodies.
Seán Parnell, a standout determine in Cork’s vibrant music scene, is already making waves together with his distinctive sound and emotive storytelling. His debut launch, ‘Over Feeling Down,’ dropped on October twelfth beneath Faction Information, receiving popularity of its poignant lyrics and seamless fusion of pop sensibilities with different R&B-inspired manufacturing.
The track captures a novel mix of influences and feelings, drawing on Parnell’s experiences in each London and Cork. With frustration because the driving pressure, “What Can I Do” showcases Parnell’s progress as an artist and his capacity to attach with listeners on a private stage.
New York Metropolis’s premier underground occasion collective Teksupport revealed their full New 12 months’s Week programming, that includes a number of the world’s most noteworthy home and techno selectors for a collection of seven exhibits throughout three venues.
Opening the marathon New 12 months’s Week celebrations on December twenty eighth is a 5 hour set from Chicago native John Summit joined by Israeli rising star Mita Gami on the Brooklyn Navy Yard. On December twenty ninth, seven-time Grammy nominee Bonobo will carry out his acclaimed DJ set alongside three particular again to backs with Ellum Audio boss Maceo Plex b2b new wave techno producer Avision, Life and Demise label head DJ Tennis b2b Swiss powerhouse Jimi Jules, & Miami-based rising star Miluhska b2b Brooklyn-based DJ and producer Tony y Not on the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
On December thirtieth, Day Zero founder and Crosstown Rebels head Damian Lazarus will play an alluring 4 hour set, set to the immersive backdrop of ArtsDistrict Brooklyn’s 360-degree visible projection expertise. On December thirty first (NYE), Teksupport returns to the Brooklyn Navy Yard to host Drumcode Information founder Adam Beyer, Berlin-based duo Thoughts Towards, Trick label boss Patrick Topping, Italian techno pioneer Ilario Alicante, & rising star HoneyLuv.
Ringing within the New 12 months on January 1st, Teksupport will host NYC native Victor Calderone at Sony Corridor, Innervisions icon Âme + extra artists TBA in Brooklyn, and a particular six hour set from Bronx-born The Martinez Brothers on the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Based by Rob Toma, Teksupport have spent the final decade pushing the boundaries of conventional nightlife in NYC by their leading edge manufacturing, forward-thinking musical curation, and never-before-used locales. The pioneering occasion visionaries have now expanded past NYC to throw occasions throughout the nation, positioning themselves because the premiere associate for stateside takeovers from revered world establishments.
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