jakub | May 31, 2023

May 29th Weekly Roundup Feature


We’re back with our weekly roundup feature! It’s May 29th and I was just checking out Summer Camp Music Fest this past weekend. Still recovering!

3L3D3P- idontlisten

3L3D3P (pronounced EL-DEE-PEE) is the cryptic alias under which Los Angeles native Marina Thompson creates genre bending electronic music that spans punk, techno, and experimental pop. Today, she’s released a new video for “idontlisten,” which finds Thompson playing the role of a convenience store clerk, performing her rave-ready anthem while backlit by cyberpunk visuals. She explains the video “really brought me back to the days of being a kid and I’d spend hours making music videos on my own. I would just learn and experiment as I went along and just flow. I really wanted the essence of 3L3D3P to ring true through the visualization of this video, so I directed, styled, and handled post production of the video myself. It took a lot of time, it made me a little bit more insane, but it also felt natural. The cuts, the style, the feel of the video are fueled with my blood.” Check out the video premiere at FLOOD Magazine.

Stream HERE

Above & Beyond- Tranquility Base Vol. 1

Above & Beyond returns to the dancefloor with ‘Tranquility Base Vol. 1’, a collection of five heavy-hitting club records, calling back to their instrumental roots.

Stream HERE

Amsterdam Music Event

ALDA and Insomniac have unveiled the first acts on the monumental line-up for the 2023 edition of AMF. Amsterdam Dance Event’s biggest event will see performances of several familiar faces, including Afrojack, Armin van Buuren and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike. Interestingly though, going into its second decade of existence, the brand is diversifying their line up with the addition of James Hype, Meduza and Purple Disco Machine as well as an unannounced headliner, slated for a debut AMF performance. Rounding out the line-up are Dutch heavy hitters Headhunterz and Israeli duo Vini Vici. Tickets for the flagship event will go on sale on May 24th at, starting at €89,00. 

Tickets
Tickets go on sale through amf-festival.com on May 24th, tickets start at €89,00. 

Andy Hall & Billy Strings- Muscle Car

Andy Hall of The Infamous Stringdusters has collaborated with GRAMMY-award-winning guitarist Billy Strings in his newest single “Muscle Car,” off of his forthcoming album Squareneck Soul out via Americana Vibes on June 23rd. With an uptempo, high-powered display of Hall’s virtuosity on dobro and Strings’ electrifying picking guitar performance, the new single is accompanied by an animated, video game-themed music video depicting a pixelated Hall in a red Ford Mustang that is powered by a magic dobro. On a quest to make it to a performance, the journey takes him through the mountains of Colorado, the Grand Canyon, and outer space before the apex of the chase finds him soaring above the California Aqueduct in Ventura County successfully completing the expedition to the show.

You can watch the video HERE.

A State Of Trance London

A State of Trance, Armin van Buuren’s highly respected brand, is officially heading to the United Kingdom for London’s biggest trance festival to date. A State of Trance will take place at the iconic Dockyards in the capital, London. Close to thirty trance heavyweights are slated to perform across 3 outdoor stages, most notably the festival will see performances by head honcho Armin van Buuren as well as Cosmic Gate, Gareth Emery and Vini Vici. With just six weeks to go, anticipation is growing ever bigger among artists and fans alike, as is reflected in the scarce amount of available tickets left. 

Ticket information
Tickets for A State of Trance are available through https://asot.london/ with prices starting at £55.00.

Bart Skils & Weska- Something More

A transatlantic connection that’s so far birthed the excellent ‘Polarize’ and ‘Shades of Summer’ EPs, plus a remix of the Sven Väth classic ‘Spectrum’ under his Metal Master alias on Cocoon, Bart Skils and Weska are gradually developing into one of techno’s most exciting partnerships.

Something More’ continues their on-point production flow. The title track is destined for festival stages, mixing up sharp drumlines, celestial pads and a soaring male vocal that balances the wistful and euphoric on a knife’s edge. Meanwhile, ‘Palm Strings’ is a sleek beast, as rolling percussive loops rub shoulders with an atmospheric melody line, before a powerful bass riff takes the energy up to eleven.

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Bathe Alone-In Your Wake

Atlanta dream pop artist Bathe Alone is excited to announce they will release their 2022 EP, Fall With The Lights Down (Louise), as a double EP with the addition of Fall With The Lights Down (Velma) on August 4th.  The compilation is a sonic expression of nostalgic longing, with each part dedicated to one of multi-instrumentalist Bailey Crone’s great-grandmothers whom she never met and are pictured on the cover of their namesake EP. She explains, “I was browsing my dad’s Facebook, and he had uploaded all of these family photos. She just looks super unhappy and out of context being on a boat. Then there’s another photo of the other great-grandma in a yellow vest with a picnic basket next to her. I thought these photos were so weird and powerful.” While Fall With The Lights Down’s imagery is primarily centered around Crone’s great-grandmothers, the project also considers the many ways we experience loss (which extends to the absence of a pet) and the good memories one makes while young that one will look back on forever. The double EP will be available as one album on vinyl through The Record Machine. Now, they release In Your Wake.

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Bayonne- Temporary Time

Multi-hyphenate musician Bayonne, Roger Sellers, releases his third studio album, Temporary Time, along with an official music video for radiant alt-pop single, “Perfect.”. Bayonne also kicks off his headline tour throughout North America on Tuesday in Phoenix, making stops in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, & more.

Stream HERE

Beatport Launches New Trance Genre

Beatport, the global leader in music for DJs, producers, and their fans, announced the launch of their newest genre, Trance (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic). The addition of Trance (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic) splits the current Trance genre category into two standalone genre pages, giving artists a better dedicated space to showcase their sound and connect with their target audience.

Trance (Raw/Deep/Hypnotic) genre page: Here

Best of the Birdfeed

Dirtybird Records highlights its Birdfeed sub label with the release of the third edition of its Best of the Birdfeed compilation.

Stream HERE

BIJOU & Mahalo- The Way We Touch

Esteemed DJ, Producer, and Do Not Duplicate Recordings label boss BIJOU joins forces with his longtime comrade Mahalo, setting the stage for their latest sonic endeavor, “The Way We Touch.” This highly anticipated collaboration showcases the seamless fusion of their individual talents, resulting in a true masterpiece that is set to captivate audiences worldwide. BIJOU, known for his ability to craft raw and energetic beats, combines forces with Mahalo, renowned for infusing tracks with attitude and flair. Together, they have created a dance floor anthem that is nothing short of irresistible. “The Way We Touch” beckons listeners with its infectious rhythm, promising to set the summer ablaze and become an unforgettable soundtrack to the season. Serving as a testament to their shared passion for pushing the boundaries of sound and igniting the dance floor with their infectious energy, ‘The Way We Touch’ is out now and available to stream across all platforms via Do Not Duplicate Recordings

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Birthh- Jello

Brooklyn-based, Italian-born alt-pop artist Birthh announces her cinematic, kaleidoscopic third studio album Moonlanded due out September 8 and available for pre-order now. Alongside the announcement, Birthh shares the sunny, lovestruck track and video “Jello” out everywhere now. On the latest feel-good track, Birthh dives headfirst into a sweeping new crush.

Stream HERE

Blinders – Prayer (Part II)

Just two weeks after the original release, Blinders introduces ‘Prayer (Part II),’ marking the beginning of an exciting new chapter in his musical journey.

‘Prayer’ served as a powerful introduction to Blinders’ evolving sound, showcasing his talent for crafting immersive and emotive electronic compositions. With ‘Prayer (Part II),’ Blinders takes his artistry to new heights, building upon the foundation laid and exploring new sonic territories.

This techno-driven rendition offers a pure and unadulterated exploration of the track, tailored specifically for techno DJs and enthusiasts. With its pulsating beats and hypnotic energy, the dub mix of ‘Prayer’ promises to captivate listeners in the realm of underground electronic music.

‘Prayer (Part II)’ signifies Blinders’ artistic growth and showcases his ability to push the boundaries of electronic music. The release exemplifies his commitment to crafting innovative and captivating soundscapes that resonate deeply with listeners.

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BRKLYN- Believer

BRKLYN, the talented DJ/Producer duo, release their soulful House single “Believer,” boasting upbeat drums and a captivating piano-driven bassline.

Stream HERE

BOY2K- Freedom Bass

Just in time for Pride Month, electro-pop duo BOY2K releases “Freedom Bass”, a sleek disco-house track and call-to-arms for the queer and dance communities alike. Combining the groove of modern dance music with the irresistible songcraft of acts like Sofi Tukker, PNAU, Empire of The Sun, Scissor Sisters and AR/CO, “Freedom Bass” is a celebration of the radical and connective power of dance music.

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DAIISTAR- Trancemaker

Austin band DAIISTAR are sharing the B-side of their debut single “Tracemaker,” a cover of the 1997 Primal Scream classic “Burning Wheel.” The single was released on lathe cut vinyl in an extremely limited edition and sold at the band’s shows (and it’s now sold out). This is the first time the track has been made available digitally. The band will release its debut LP this fall on Fuzz Club Records.

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Daniel Johnston- I Killed The Monster

Shimmy-Disc shared the first-time vinyl release of I Killed The Monster, an 11-track compilation of songs written by the celebrated American music legend, Daniel Johnston, whose classic LPs 1990 and Artistic Vice were produced by Kramer — the former at his legendary Noise New York recording studio and the latter at Daniel’s home in West Virginia — and released on Shimmy-Disc in 1990 and 1991, respectively.

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Divine Sweater- Down Deep (A Nautical Apocolypse)

Down Deep (A Nautical Apocalypse), out on May 26th, is a series of vignettes from the end of the world. When Earth becomes unlivable, survivors seek shelter in abandoned submarines in a last-ditch attempt to keep living. In each track, characters reflect on their past-lives above the surface, detailing colorful memories of loss, joy, regret, and revelation. What begins as a story of intense hope for new beginnings slowly unravels into the ultimate, final disaster. 

Stream HERE

d4vd- Petals To Thorn

Genre-defying artist d4vd releases his highly anticipated debut EP Petals To Thorns via Darkroom/Interscope

LISTEN TO THE EP HERE

Duke & Jones – Voicemail

Following the monumental success of their global hit “Jiggle Jiggle” just a year ago, the talented duo continues to prove their prowess as exceptional house music producers with their new release ‘Voicemail’.

‘Voicemail’ is a club-oriented house track that effortlessly blends infectious beats with a mesmerizing vocal, capturing the essence of Duke & Jones’ unique style. 

While Duke & Jones’ rise to prominence was initially propelled by the massive success of “Jiggle Jiggle,” the duo has been consistently releasing top-notch house music throughout the year. Fans have swiftly come to realize that Duke & Jones are not only masterminds behind infectious hits but also immensely talented house producers.

Duke & Jones’ dedication to their craft shines through in ‘Voicemail,’ demonstrating their commitment to creating music that resonates deeply with listeners. The duo’s ability to curate a perfect blend of electrifying energy and melodic allure has garnered them a devoted following that continues to expand with each release.

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Duran Duran- GIVE IT ALL UP

Ahead of their North American FUTURE PAST TOUR –which starts this weekend with a headlining slot at BottleRock Festival on May, 27– Duran Duran release a ceremonious, widescreen rework of their single ‘GIVE IT ALL UP’ by Erol Alkan who further expands on his production for Duran Duran’s acclaimed 2021 studio album, ‘FUTURE PAST.’  

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Echoes From Agartha

Echoes From Agartha is one of the most cultured and unique blends of music, art and travel in the world. It runs from July 26 – 31st 2023 in the breathtaking ancient landscapes of Cappadocia in the heart of Anatolia, Turkey and this year will be headlined by Bedouin, Blond:ish, Dixon, Keinemusik, Echonomist, Guy J, Parallelle, Caleesi & Sarah Kreis, Savage & She, Mercan Dede & Secret Tribe (Live), Murat Uncuoglu and many more.

Tickets HERE

edapollo- Find Love

Multi-talented Melbourne-based producer/performer, edapollo, is pleased to announce the July 14 release of his Foreign Family Collective studio album, ‘Technicolour Places.’ To coincide with the album announcement, edapollo’s latest single, ‘Find Love” is available to stream now. The stunning track is pure emotion. A gorgeous instrumental pervades throughout; paired with a jaded breakbeat and uplifting vocals that embody the beauty of art.

Stream HERE

Fat Westbrook & Cedric St. Lewis- Castor and Pollux

In Greek Mythology, Castor and Pollux make up the gemini twins, who made the sacrifice of a lifetime for one another in order to live eternally, agreeing to spend half their time on Earth, and the other half amongst the stars. Five years ago, Cedric St. Louis was making major strides in the Bronx, performing at underground shows and growing a lasting and unique fan base in New York. Fat Westbrook knew this, and came to Cedric and said “I have an idea, and I think you can it to the next level.” And in the Spring Valley suburbs, Cedric took a long look at Westbrook and said “You know what? Let’s make it happen.”

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Folamour- Manifesto

French DJ and producer Folamour releases today his latest album, Manifesto. A project two years in the making, the fourteen-track album sees the Marseilles-based artist reveal his most personal project to date, exploring his own concepts and vision of the ideas of “love and freedom”, and welcoming a deep dive into productions stretching the breadth of the house spectrum and beyond loaded with the signature touches listeners have come to expect from his rich sound palette.

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Francis Mercier & Kiesza- Egyptian Sun

Prolific Haitian DJ/producer Francis Mercier and celebrated Canadian singer/songwriter Kiesza team up for a scintillating new single, “Egyptian Sun.” Both artists team up with the global dance music entity, Tomorrowland Music, to deliver their debut collaboration.

Stream HERE

Fredrick- The River

FMU Records has had a standout debut year. Since officially launching at the tail end of 2022, it has delivered an exceptional LP from label boss Whyte Fang, a slew of singles from popular artists, including SIPPY, Dani King, Jon Casey, Dabow, VILLA, and Aliias, and, most recently, snagged a “Best Breakthrough Label” nomination for DJ Mag’s coveted “Best of North America 2023” awards. Their roster continues to expand with “The River,” a transcendental new drum and bass single by new artist, Fredrick. Recognized for consistently pushing the boundaries with his distinctive sound design, New Zealand native Jono Schnell – best known as QUIX – aims to use the newly-launched Fredrick project to experiment with left-field sounds and textures. “The River” is out now via FMU Records.

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Graham Czach- DOB 2023

LA-based multi-instrumentalist rocker Graham Czach shares his genre-bending full length concept album Originalien out everywhere now via Ropeadope. Alongside the release of the full project, Czach shares the birth story of the album with the momentous track and video, “DOB 2023” out now.

Stream HERE

Greta Van Fleet- Sacred The Thread

Grammy-Award winning rock band Greta Van Fleet share a live performance video of their latest song “Sacred The Thread” – Watch/share HERE.

The song is from their much anticipated new album Starcatcher on July 21 via Lava/Republic Records. Of the new track, American Songwriter calls “Sacred The Thread” a “stunner.”

Stream HERE

Guided By Voice- Seedling

The ever-prolific and always active Guided By Voices is back at it again with their second release of 2023, a brand new full-length record entitled Welshpool Frillies, due July 21 via GBV Inc. To introduce the record alongside its announcement, today, the group additionally shares its first single, “Seedling.”

Stream HERE

HoneyLuv Tour

female house and techno producer/DJ HoneyLuv announces her international ‘Summer Of Luv’ Tour.

Across more than 40 dates, HoneyLuv will spend the summer on a cross-continental adventure, appearing in Spain, Italy, Brazil, Croatia, Belgium, Canada, and more. Intent on becoming a globally recognized name in house and techno music, HoneyLuv is set to support acts like Calvin Harris, Jamie Jones, FISHER, The Martinez Brothers, Vintage Culture, and more at Ibiza residencies all summer long. The ‘Summer Of Luv’ Tour will also include festival stops at Tomorrowland, Splash House, Elements Festival, Decibel Festival, Life Is Beautiful, Badlands Festival, Sunset Music Festival, and more.

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hunter & Wolfe- Famous Friends

hunter & wolfe, the indie-rock duo made up of Michael Maffei and Sundeep Kapur, released the first single and accompanying lyric video from their forthcoming album titled I deserve this., out later this year. The single, “Famous Friends,” keeps what the album embraces at the forefront; both the seriousness and self-awareness to never take themselves too seriously. Sonically, though, the single is solid with its influences from the likes of Elliot Smith and St. Vincent among other indie-rockers. 

Stream HERE

Ibiza OpenLab

Renowned for broadcasting cutting-edge music across the airwaves of Ibiza, OpenLab is excited to announce a new clubbing experience OffBeat featuring performances by an eclectic selection of artists who seldom grace the shores of the White Isle.

Visit: https://openlab.fm/news/openlab-presents-offbeat

Jagwar Twin- All My Friends

Big Loud Rock and Jagwar Twin — the near-supernatural alter-ego of singer, songwriter, producer and storyteller Roy English — are excited to present his brand new single titled “All My Friends,” a stylish indie-rock anthem inspired by in-person connections made on the road that follows the release of The Circle: The Great Jagwar Myth EP remix collectionand 33English’s latest full-length albumproduced by long-time collaborator, the GRAMMY-nominated Matthew Pauling (Twenty One Pilots, 5 Seconds of Summer). 

Stream HERE

JD Pinkus & Tall Tall Trees- Ponder Machine

Shimmy-Disc has announced the forthcoming release of a brand new record, Ponder Machine, the heady new concoction from banjo virtuosos JD Pinkus (Butthole Surfers) & Tall Tall Trees (Mike Savino), due June 30. The new LP — which contains the spirit of high mountain bluegrass, laden with profound and somewhat sinister depth.

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jitwam- Phoenix

Multi-instrumentalist songwriter, producer, and vocalist Jitwam shares new single ‘phoenix’ today – an uplifting house joint for the Northern Hemisphere summer. Taken from the deluxe edition of his acclaimed album Third, set for release on June 2 via Roya – featuring seven bonus tracks, including recent singles ‘hollatchu (feat. YUNGMORPHEUS & Jaydonclover)’‘Hey Papi (Kraak & Smaak Remix)’ and  ‘poor man’s boy’

LISTEN TO PHOENIX HERE

Kaz James at Alemagou

Hailing from Australia, with Italian and Greek heritage, world-renowned DJ, producer and Another Record Label owner, Kaz James, makes his eagerly anticipated return to Mykonos’ clubbing calendar this summer, with the announcement of his new weekly residency for 2023 at Alemagou. 

Event: Kaz James Wednesdays at Alemagou

Dates: Wednesdays: June 7 – Sept 27 2023

Venue: Alemagou, Mykonos, GR

Liska- It Girl

Chicago artist Annelise Steele bridges the energy of pop with the sound and ethos of the independent music world to truly make indie-pop as Liska. With the release of her new single “It Girl,” she’s announcing an EP of the same name this fall.

Stream HERE

Malick Koly- Heaven For Now

NYC-based singer-songwriter, drummer, and producer Malick Koly announces his brand new EP, Feel Bad Fest, due August 18. To introduce the project, he has additionally shared the project’s newest single, “Heaven For Now” featuring Ron Carter and Vernon Reid, a follow-up to his latest single, “Dolòr.”

Stream HERE

Mat Zo- Closure

Mat Zo releases his hotly anticipated single ‘Closure’, out now on Anjunabeats. 

Mat Zo is one of Anjunabeats’ most celebrated artists, with tracks such as ‘Easy’ (with Porter Robinson), ‘Rebound’ (with ARTY), ‘The Sky’ and ‘Superman’ capturing the imagination of the masses. His GRAMMY-nominated debut album, ‘Damage Control’, released in 2013, gave Mat’s avant-garde approach to production its full expression. Featuring break-out hit ‘Easy’, the track took Mat mainstream: a BBC Radio 1 A-List addition, Sirius XM BPM listing, a #1 Billboard Heatseeking record, an Essential Mix of the year nomination, and, ultimately, a GRAMMY nomination for best dance and electronic recording.

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Matt Von Roderick- Fly Me To The Moon

Matt Von Roderick, also known as Matt Shulman, takes the iconic song “Fly Me To The Moon” and makes it soar with a celestial new rendition.

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Michael Ian Cummings- Oldest Troubles

Lead singer and songwriter Michael Ian Cummings was disillusioned. Left in the common place many musicians find themselves when the band life stops. when what was your whole identity is no longer. He needed to unplug, reset, and find his inspiration once again.

Now, after years of reevaluation, working an array of day jobs and night jobs for that matter, he’s rediscovered his muse and has something special to show for the struggle, returning just a bit wiser with his debut solo EP titled Oldest Troubles (out May 26).

Stream HERE

Miya Folick- Roach

Roach, the highly anticipated new album from vocalist, songwriter and producer Miya Folick, is out this Friday, May 26 via Nettwerk— pre-order/pre-save it here.

Modapit- For You

It’s only been six months since anonymous producer Modapit launched their alchemistic project underneath their signature fishnet veil, but the hotly-tipped talent has already made their EDC Las Vegas debut, opened for Deadmau5 at Fort Lauderdale’s DAER Nightclub, and dropped a string of successful releases that have collectively racked up one million streams across platforms.

Ahead of DevotionModapit reveals the fourth and final single “For You.” The cathartic, UKG-inspired track imbues its epic presentation with uplifting melodies, immaculate sound design, and shuffling 2-step beats. 

Stream HERE

MUNGMUNG- ATTITUDE PROBLEM

Eora-based multidisciplinary artist MUNGMUNG today shares her latest single ‘ATTITUDE PROBLEM’ featuring Australian-Korean alt-rap phenomenon 1300, ahead of her forthcoming album Boujee Bby out June 16. 

LISTEN HERE + PRE-SAVE BOUJEE BBY HERE

NLV Records All Night

NLV Records presents NLV Records All Night, a turbo-charged event in conjunction with the City of Sydney and Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music, and ideas. 

BUY TICKETS HERE

Olly Brown- Dreamer

Based in America but hailing from the UK, drum & bass producer Olly Brown has used his roots to finesse a production technique which is already turning heads. Having spent the last two years honing his craft, he’s recently been picked up by multi genre dance music label HOT GROOVERS, spearheaded by producer and DJ Ben Spalding, who took notice of his talent whilst signing him under the imprints banner. The HOT GROOVERS camp was a perfect fit for Olly Brown, with its eclectic and diverse output giving him the creative freedom he needed to produce his forthcoming EP which is set to drop in May 2023. 

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Planet Zuzy- Higher

A multi-talented music producer, DJ, creative director, and entrepreneur hailing from Poland,
Planet Zuzy is a jack-of-all-trades. After releasing a slew of earworm remixes, Planet Zuzy
makes her debut with “Higher.” “Higher” is available on Monday, May 22.

Stream HERE

Pocket & Kloe- Evergreen

After much fanfare for his recent singles, rising star of the electronic scene, Edinburgh-raised Pocket, is pleased to announce the June 23rd release of his debut Helix Records EP, ‘Love DIsc.’

The EP announcement is paired with an incredible new single, “Evergreen (ft. kloe),” which is available to stream now. The track is built around a joyful and radiant house instrumental that balances perfectly with kloe’s heartfelt lyrics and stunning vocal delivery. This single follows recent releases that will also appear on the EP including “U (ft. BRONZE AVERY)” and “Crying at Supermac’s.”

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Rodriguez Jr.- Feathers & Bones

Following the release of his album singles AmplifyLithiumTurn The Light OnFeathers & Bones and VisionsRodriguez Jr. completes his fourth full-length studio album – Feathers & Bones – out now on his new imprint of the same name.

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Roxx Revolt & the Velvets- Turn Your Head This Way

Roxx Revolt & the Velvets release their defiant debut record Turn Your Head This Way via Steven Machat’s SSK Records. At first listen, one could easily mistake the Florida four-piece for seasoned veterans amongst the rock greats, but this entourage of noisemakers is just beginning to rev their engines. They seamlessly shift the dial between arena ready rock, power pop, blues sensibilities, Western twang, punk, and everything that falls a half step in between. Roxx Revolt & the Velvets are no replica of rock acts of the past — no, they are pioneering a modern sound that is fully their own, deftly innovating upon the music they were raised on with effortless flair and swagger.

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sfam & DMVU- neutral ground

New Orleans-based duo sfam and experimental bass producer DMVU team up for their collaborative single ‘neutral ground’. The single serves as the first off sfam’s forthcoming EP of the same title due out this summer on Rezz’s label HypnoVizion

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Simina Grigoriu- Actuary

Following the April release of her globally adored single Radiocarbon on her own Kuukou Records, one of the European Techno circuit’s most promising talents, Simina Grigoriu, makes her welcome return to OFF Recordings with her brand-new record Actuary. The offering marks her first appearance on the imprint since the release of her mammoth festival hit Auryn; a track that later went on to feature in OFF Recordings ‘Best Of 2022’ compilation.

Stream HERE

Snakehips- Someties

Earlier this month, genre-bending DJ / producer duo Snakehips delivered their debut album never worry with a slew of collaborators including Tinashe, Lucky Daye, BIA, and more. Following the success of the album across the globe, the duo have now released the official music video for ‘Sometimes‘ with Daya + EARTHGANG

WATCH HERE.

SKATERS- Oldest Trouble

10 short years have passed since SKATERS’ formation in Lower East Side Manhattan. Within months of forming and a self-released EP, the band was signed to Warner Brothers Records, toured around the world, had global critical acclaim from NME to the New York Times. Two years later, they released their debut album, Manhattan with WBR, were dropped, self-released their sophomore album Rock n Roll Bye Bye independently, and then disappeared. It was a whirlwind ride for the band that came at one of the most difficult transitions in the music industry – the exact time digital downloads plummeted, and streaming had not yet reached the masses. SKATERS were caught in the shuffle, and broke up.

Stream HERE

Spencer Elmer- Calm Like Kim

Rising UK rapper Spencer Elmer drops audio for anticipated single “Calm Like Kim”with official video to follow.

Get it HERE via 10K Projects.

Surfaces- Real Estate

Amassing over 18 billion streams to date, RIAA triple-platinum certified Texas-based pop duo Surfaces release their new single “Real Estate.” 

Get it HERE via 10K Projects.

SXMPRA & Ski Mask The Slump God

New Zealand underground rap force SXMPRA has unveiled a ruthless new record and video, recruiting Florida rap weapon, Ski Mask The Slump God for a feature, with “COWBELL WARRIORS!” via 10K Projects. Get it HERE and watch HERE.

Stream HERE

Teenage Fanclub- Nothing Lasts Forever

Teenage Fanclub are excited to announce their new album Nothing Lasts Forever  out September 22 via Merge Records in the U.S. and on their own label PeMa in the UK/Europe (pre-order). Limited edition silver and black mix Peak Vinyl is available in the Merge Records shop and Rough Trade U.S. will have translucent pink vinyl for purchase. To accompany the announcement the band are sharing the official video for the album’s lead single “Foreign Land” – watch HERE.“Foreign Land” is also available now on all streaming platforms for any playlist shares. 

Stream HERE

The Ballroom Thieves- Undone

For the past decade, acclaimed New England indie duo The Ballroom Thieves (Martin Earley and Calin Peters) have brought their energetic and dynamic live show – a powerful quartet of searing vocals, drums, bass, electric guitars, and more recently, synths – to venues and festivals across North America. Now, they have scaled things back to expose the bones of some of their most well-loved songs with the release of Undone, an EP featuring stripped-down versions of fan favorites. The pair has been bringing these versions and more to life on their intimate duo tour, and recently announced additional dates, including a fall support slot with celebrated singer/songwriter Joshua Radin.

Stream HERE

The Haunt Tour

Florida quartet The Haunt to bring their raucous, high energy live show to fans across North America this summer with Starbenders. The co-headline run starts on June 19th in Cleveland and wraps on July 14th in Atlanta. Before then, catch them touring the U.S. supporting dark trap rocker Mike’s Dead and with rock icons Filter for a couple of shows. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit The Haunt’s website HERE.

The Snuts- Gloria

After blasting through stereos worldwide last night as Clara Amfo’s Hottest Record on BBC Radio 1, one of the UK’s most exciting bands, The Snuts, make a rapturous return with new single ‘Gloria’. It’s their first release on the band’s newly set up label Happy Artist Records – via The Orchard – as they make a break away from their previous label home. 

LISTEN TO GLORIA HERE.

Tomy Wahl & Los Cabra – White Nonsense EP

Following the remarkable international success of his Sincopat debut with Latin Light EP back in 2019, Argentina-born, Berlin-based producer Los Cabra now makes his eagerly anticipated return to the esteemed Spanish imprint, as he teams up with fellow countryman and previous collaborator Tomy Wahl for the pair’s stunning new two-track offering, White Nonsense EP.

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Wellnergy Festival Festival

Wellnergy Festival is excited to announce its plans to become one of the most inclusive festivals in the UK as it partners with Spectrum First to create the first ever neuro-inclusivity festival safe space which will cater for all neurotypes.

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Westend- Maracuya

NYC’s Westend has cemented his place in the tech house scene with his crisp and polished production. His latest track “Maracuya” is no exception, with its infectious groove that will make anyone vibe. Along with the Latin-inspired vocals that perfectly complement the feeling of the track, ‘Maracuya’ is ready for the dance floors. With a string of Beatport hits under his belt, Westend is one of the most exciting names in the scene right now.

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Wuki & Lee Foss- To Be Real

Following the internationally celebrated release of his hit single ‘Edge of Seventeen’ back in October 2022, Grammy-nominated producer Wuki now looks to continue his impeccable run of first-rate studio output as he teams up with world-renowned DJ, producer and Repopulate Mars label head, Lee Foss, for the pair’s debut collaboration ‘To Be Real’.

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XIE- C’est La Vie

Chinese-American female house music creative XIE returns to Thrive Music with the release of her new single ‘C’est La Vie’. 

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Zack Keim- Maggie

Pittsburgh-based indie-folk singer-songwriter Zack Keim shares a brand new single entitled “Maggie,” which takes the hopeful romantic feelings that come with the start of something new and translates them into psychedelic daydream.

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ZOOTAH – Cupcakes

Renowned electronic music artist ZOOTAH is set to drop his latest seductive creation, ‘Cupcakes.’ With a vision to craft a track that combines catchy and slightly naughty vocals without being explicit, ZOOTAH invites listeners to explore their own imaginative thoughts. ‘Cupcakes’ marks the artist’s second release on STMPD RCRDS and has been eagerly anticipated by fans worldwide.

With the support of Martin Garrix, who has played ‘Cupcakes’ in his sets since October 2022, the track has gained substantial attention and has become one of the most highly anticipated IDs of 2023. From Garrix’s iconic Empire State Building set to his electrifying live performances, ‘Cupcakes’ has captivated audiences with its infectious allure and tantalizing charm.

ZOOTAH’s ability to create an irresistible blend of catchy vocals and imaginative nuances shines through in ‘Cupcakes.’ The track serves as a testament to his talent for pushing boundaries and crafting captivating soundscapes that leave a lasting impression on listeners. Early support from tastemaker DJs across the United States, Europe, and Southeast Asia further solidifies the track’s widespread appeal.

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