It’s Record Store Day this weekend… what releases should you look out for?

Arriving this weekend on April 13th, Record Store Day will present an opportunity to purchase classic vinyl reissues, limited collector’s editions and unreleased recording exclusives to help you celebrate your local record store. Around 400 releases make up this year’s offering (iNews) and will see music fanatics and collectors alike lining up outside local music shops to … Continue reading It’s Record Store Day this weekend… what releases should you look out for?

A voice for independent artists, Youtube Music have announced an addition of 11 acts to their Foundry programme

A programme that has benefited the likes of Dua Lipa, ROSALÍA, Dave, CUCO, Gunna, Mahalia, Maleek Berry, Chloe x Halle, Jacob Collier, Rauw Alejandro and Cavetown (MusicBusinessWorldwide), Youtube’s Foundry development programme remains a relationship between streaming platforms and emerging artists that makes major record labels feel a little uneasy. This week Youtube announced an addition of 11 … Continue reading A voice for independent artists, Youtube Music have announced an addition of 11 acts to their Foundry programme

Generation Hip Hop Joins The Favelas’ Kaos MC In His Brazilian Rap Takeover

Born in the Favelas – Brazil’s most tightly packed, suburban area where some of the poorest members of society live – Jailson N. Rodrigues aka Kaos MC has set out to bring his community together through his raw take on Brazilian rap. Setting himself apart from his hip hop ‘bling and violence’ contemporaries, Kaos MC is giving back to the … Continue reading Generation Hip Hop Joins The Favelas’ Kaos MC In His Brazilian Rap Takeover

The XXX-Rated Evanescence Unleash Sepsiss Zombies to Infect Your Eardrums with Contagious Metal Attack

Surging out from the shadows of their base in Manchester, New England,  Sepsiss are on the move to mobilise their small army of followers– the self-named ‘Sepsiss Zombies‘, setting out to infect eyes, ears and minds around the world. This female-fronted metal band comprised of Melissa Wolfe (vocals), Mr Goodbarz (technology/keys); Robbert Pann (drums) and William Savant (Vocals/guitars) have … Continue reading The XXX-Rated Evanescence Unleash Sepsiss Zombies to Infect Your Eardrums with Contagious Metal Attack

Pragya to Release the World’s First Album from an Openly Gay Indian Artist

Indian musician and songwriter Pragya Pallavi has announced the release of her forthcoming indiscriminate and multiple genre debut album ‘Queerism‘ – which is set to be the first LGBTQIA+ themed album to be released from India by an Indian queer artist since the legalisation of homosexuality in the country in September 2018, presenting a new and … Continue reading Pragya to Release the World’s First Album from an Openly Gay Indian Artist

Italian rockers Keemosabe look set to complete anticipated album via Kickstarter campaign and Abbey Road sessions

The journey that Keemosabe have undertaken is one that outlines a disparity between the small suburban reality of where they grew up and the cosmopolitan lifestyle found in big cities, as is reflected through their music. Despite being a pop/rock outfit, best known for utilising energetic grooves combined with powerful riffs and pop melodies, Keemosabe came to … Continue reading Italian rockers Keemosabe look set to complete anticipated album via Kickstarter campaign and Abbey Road sessions

Edginess of garage rock and elements of shoegaze – Saltwater Sun’s new single ‘Blood’ has it all

Hurtling at full force into 2019, Saltwater Sun release their new single Blood – taken from their forthcoming EP ‘The Great Deceiver’ out this April – a track with explosive guitars, shoe-gaze style and lyrics that ooze sass. The quintet’s typically addictive latest effort follows their 2018 return with heavyweight singles The Wire and Hot Mess, and explores a much … Continue reading Edginess of garage rock and elements of shoegaze – Saltwater Sun’s new single ‘Blood’ has it all

Noble Jacks Offer Uplifting Rock Elixir with ‘Stay Awake’ Album Launch Tour – Spring 2019

Already hailed as local heroes around their base in Sussex, the surge in notoriety that Noble Jacks have felt is in no small part due to their famously incendiary live shows. For their second album release – ‘Stay Awake‘ (released 29th March), they have laid out ten resolutely upbeat tracks to take on tour this … Continue reading Noble Jacks Offer Uplifting Rock Elixir with ‘Stay Awake’ Album Launch Tour – Spring 2019

For Veteran Reggae Artist Rivah Jordan, The Journey To Wealth From Welfare Starts With a ‘Shoebox’

With a career timeline stretching back to the late 90s, Rivah Jordan –veteran of the dancehall, reggae and soundsystem scenes, has returned with an impressive new trap-influenced single – ‘Shoebox‘, – his first music release on Sound Killaz Music since 2015. Rivah Jordan’s musical life has seen him performing and writing for some of the biggest names … Continue reading For Veteran Reggae Artist Rivah Jordan, The Journey To Wealth From Welfare Starts With a ‘Shoebox’

Pink Milk Release First New Music Since Their Acclaimed Debut Album – New Single ‘Heart of Fire’

Following their critically acclaimed debut album – 2017’s Purple, Swedish duo Pink Milk have released their brand-new single ‘Heart of Fire‘ – a devastatingly powerful and cinematic shoegaze ballad, which is being considered a mini-masterpiece in it’s own right. Having calendared further releases and live appearances scattered throughout the rest of 2019, this is the … Continue reading Pink Milk Release First New Music Since Their Acclaimed Debut Album – New Single ‘Heart of Fire’