Los Angeles duo The Know releases ‘143’

 Los Angeles based shoegaze duo The Know. Entitled ‘143’ the dream pop track which was inspired by Tom Waits’ ‘(Looking for) The Heart of Saturday Night’, melds autobiographical with fantastical lyrics. Their love for ethereal, dreamy atmospheres is shown in ‘143’, glistening with warm melodies, thick soundscapes, and quirky spontaneous flares. LISTEN SPOTIFY: https://open.spotify.com/track/0iT5tfXcxljcdPh8arGCcp?si=u5WiOgeJTC-STj38MWSJYQ The…

DJ LAG Shares “Amanikiniki” Video via Rolling Stone | ‘Uhuru’ EP Out Now via Good Enuff

South African producer DJ Lag today releases the video for “Amanikiniki,” the earworm closing track of Lag’s recent Uhuru EP, released August 30th via Mad Decent’s Good Enuff imprint. The “Amanikiniki” video is filmed in Lag’s township of Clermont in Durban, South Africa and features rising Gqom collective Unticipated Soundz who are signed to Lag’s own label Ice Drop. The video’s vertical format is…

European Festival Awards Nominees and Public Voting

europeanfestivalawards.org Public voting for the 11th edition of the European Festival Awards will run until November 30th. During this period the public can vote on their favourite Festival in the five main categories: Best Major Festival, Best Medium Festival, Best Small Festival, Best Indoor Festival and Best New Festival. Additionally, they can also select the…

Canadian trio Hunting releases ‘Whatever You Need’

Hunting is barely recognizable as the same band that released a debut album five years ago: it’s gone from a solo project to a trio, from folk to catchy electro-rock, and from wistful melancholy to buoyant exuberance. All this can be heard on the group’s sophomore album, Whatever You Need, due out in summer 2019 via Nevado…

indie pop artist Ursae for his poignant song “Trust”

Photo by Sara Laufer Ursae is a Brooklyn-via-Bay Area indie-pop project by artist/singer Andy Campbell. Campbell’s earnest songwriting, coupled with his experience as a producer, results in a left-of-center pop sound that blends DIY guitars with glittery synths and rolling 808s. The arrangements are meticulous and clean but far from sterile, tactfully walking the line…

Indie dark rock trio Midnight Divide ‘Inherent Vice’

6’3″, 260 pounds, former center for Purdue football… sounds like a likely candidate for a tender musician, no? Well, looks can be deceiving, and despite an eclectic background, Midnight Divide frontman Austen Moret has been obsessed with songwriting since the days his two-year-old self was smashing the keys of a Casio keyboard or his grandmother’s…

Oliver Heldens X Firebeatz & Schella Feat. Carla Monroe ‘Lift Me Up’

Firebeatz and Schella return to Heldeep Records after this year’s ‘Bounce’ with Pexem, and this time they’re teaming up with label boss Oliver Heldens himself and talented vocalist, Carla Monroe. The result is a slice of pumping, feel good house music that you won’t be able to resist. Taut kicks and fizzing claps build the backbone of the track before pummeling bass and cute…

Jaksan “Might As Well” Farris Wheel Recordings

Since breaking off from big room duo, Skittz0, Jaksan has established himself as a tech-house DJ/producer driving bass lines around the world. Download “All I Need” Now the latest addition to Gene Farris’ highly esteemed label, Farris Wheel Recordings, Jaksan returns with heavy floor heater, Might As Well. Featuring industrial beats and shuddering bass, Might…