Producer/musician MNYS has premiered a brand new video with 1883. The song, "I Was A Pilot Once" is the latest offering from the Pure Noise signing. Having spent a decade writing for pop and Hip hop artists, Nick Cozine, now known as MNYS has thrown himself into his new guise & embracing his talents for his own.
"I was never scared of crashing, just landing without you."
"As we trudge along through life, people and friends come and go. After years of making music - the ups and downs - I've watched peers give up on their dreams altogether." states MNYS. "I've never been afraid of failure - but success without the people that I started with terrifies me"
Watch the video on 1883 HERE or streaming services HERE
MNYS previously released the singles 'Night Terrors' , 'Backwards' & 'Big Bear'
via Pure Noise records
The brilliant, genre defying LA band HEALTH release their third single of 2021 , 'DEAD FLOWERS', a collaboration with the sensational Poppy.
Listen via DSPs HERE and watch the video HERE
Poppy rose to fame with her performance art videos that present her as an android entity, satirizing internet culture and modern society. She has since released a string of huge singles and albums, and graced the covers of both music and fashion magazines. Her incredible and ethereal vocals combined with HEALTH’s industrial edge gives “DEAD FLOWERS” an arresting juxtaposition that builds to a cathartic finale.
This new single follows 2021 collaborations with both Nine Inch Nails (“ISN’T EVERYONE”) and Tyler Bates (“ANTI-LIFE” ft. Chino Moreno of Deftones, from the Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack). 'DEAD FLOWERS' and 'ISN’T EVERYONE' will appear on the forthcoming album DISCO4 :: PART II, HEALTH’s sequel to 2020’s collaboration debut LP DISCO4 :: PART I. The first part featured songs with the likes of 100 gecs, JPEGMAFIA, Soccer Mommy, Full of Hell, Ghostemane and more. Live wise, HEALTH are set to play LA’s Substance festival in late November.
WATCH THE VIDEO - HERE
OUT NOW VIA LOMA VISTA RECORDINGS
RELEASES LIVE PERFORMANCE VIDEO OF NEW SONG “SCATTERED” (FEAT. VIC MENSA) – OUT NOW
TAKEN FROM HER MOMENT HOUSE GLOBAL LIVESTREAM PERFORMANCE
DEBUT SOLO PROJECT, ‘PRELUDE,’
TO BE RELEASED NOVEMBER 5
[ATTUNEMENT RECORDS / AWAL RECORDINGS]
NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
11/20 – The Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
11/22 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
11/23 – Club Space – The Ground – Miami, FL
12/01 – Teragram Ballroom – Los Angeles, CA
12/02 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA
“SCATTERED” (FEAT. VIC MENSA) (LIVE PERFORMANCE)
“SCATTERED” (FEAT. VIC MENSA)
As a special thank you to her fans, Lauren Jauregui announces an exclusive run of intimate, and stripped back underplay shows. Kicking off in New York City on November 20th, Lauren will make appearances in Chicago, Miami, and Los Angeles, before concluding in San Francisco on December 2nd. For tickets and more information, please visit www.laurenjauregui.com.
Also released, a live performance video of her latest track, “Scattered” featuring Vic Mensa. The performance is taken from Lauren’s incredible livestream performance last week, presented by the premium social live media platform Moment House, co-directed by Lauren and creative director Matthew Daniel Siskin (Beyoncé, 6LACK, Florence & The Machine).
Watch “Scattered” (feat. Vic Mensa) (Live Performance) HERE.
Written by Lauren Jauregui and produced by Oak Felder (Demi Lovato, Brandy, Kehlani), “Scattered” hinges on a hypnotic beat peppered with horns and lush guitar as her vocals flutter from intimate verses into a confessional chorus, “I think I might need some help; I don’t feel like myself.”
Speaking about the song, Lauren reveals, “It’s essentially about my mind being scattered. Vic heard it and felt it. I loved the idea of having a male perspective on assessing mental health.”
“The transparency and the vulnerability, that’s what drew me into the song “Scattered,” Vic Mensa explains. “I’ve come to realize that when I speak about the myriad of mental issues I go through, and speak about them honestly and with no short-cuts, not only is it a catharsis for me, it’s also valuable for the world because so many people are going through the same manifestations.”
“Scattered” is the follow-up to the Johnny Rain-produced “Colors,” which features sparse piano and airy strings, underscoring her emotionally charged delivery, effervescent harmonies, and evocative spoken word. Released earlier this month and marking the beginning of the highly anticipated return of one of pop’s most loved singer-songwriters and performers. Hailed by Billboard as “a piercing self-examination,” highlighting “Jauregui’s spirit and skill,” with Teen Vogue lauding it “deeply introspective,” and PAPER Magazine proclaiming “it has enough substance to tide you down with just one spin,” the release of these two songs mark the beginning of a brand-new era for the newly independent artist and creator.
Listen to “Colors” HERE.
Along with the new music, Lauren Jauregui exclusively revealed in an interview with Bustle that she’s taking full creative control and embarking on a fully independent career, releasing music in partnership with AWAL Recordings and serving as executive producer on her upcoming ‘PRELUDE’ project. According to Lauren, “My music is about getting to the bottom of how I’m feeling… Now, I have the freedom to explore all of the different ways I can express myself. My art is a witness to my growth.” With the initial announcement of ‘PRELUDE,’ Lauren reveals, “Deep gratitude to be able to finally birth the beginning of this project into the world. ‘PRELUDE’ is a piece of my heart, and I can’t wait for you all to hear what that sounds like.”
You can hear, see, and feel Lauren Jauregui’s evolution in her music. Of course, the world initially met the multi-platinum second generation Cuban American singer and songwriter as one-fifth of the award-winning, arena-filling, and chart-dominating multiplatinum pop phenomenon Fifth Harmony. Projecting her voice across popular culture, she collaborated with everyone from Halsey and Steve Aoki to Ty Dolla $ign and Diane Warren.
In between, Lauren dropped her first solo single “Expectations” during 2018, which went on to generate over 100 million streams, paving the way for a procession of fan favorites including “More Than That,” “Lento'' with Tainy, and “50ft,” and “Invisible Chains,” taken from Birds of Prey: The Album. During 2021, she released a new song, “Temporary” in collaboration with a mental health initiative sponsored by Ad Council.
Using her platform for progress, Lauren also actively speaks up for various social justice initiatives, including human rights, and women’s and LGBTQ+ rights. Now, she embraces freedom of expression both personally and creatively on her 2021 independent debut, PRELUDE, released in partnership with AWAL. For the first time, Lauren showcases every side of herself with no shortage of spirit, sensuality, style, and soul, delivering an unfiltered and undeniable depiction of who she is.
Stay tuned for more new music and additional details on ‘PRELUDE,’ to be revealed soon.
“Scattered” (feat. Vic Mensa) is out now. Watch the performance video HERE.
Angels & AirwavesPartners with Breakout Games to Launch Dispatch Mystery Box - Band On Tour Now After the Release of Their First Album in Seven Years, LIFEFORMS
Fresh off the release of their sixth studio album LIFEFORMS, Angels & Airwaves have partnered with national escape room brand Breakout Games on a Dispatch mystery box. The box is filled with various clues about the disappearance of a key figure in the LIFEFORMS storyline: Vivian. The box’s items take the fan through a paranormal adventure that perfectly aligns with that of the new 10-track album.
Stream LIFEFORMS HERE.
“I’m excited to be able to present my art in a totally different way that still aligns with the vision I had for LIFEFORMS, and more generally, Angels & Airwaves,” said front man Tom DeLonge. “This box is the perfect mystery item to physically bring the album into the homes of all our fans.”
The mystery box is available online at https://rr.lnk.to/AVAgame and at all Breakout Games locations throughout the country for $58 – more information is available HERE.
The band is currently 14 dates into their US tour – find all remaining dates HERE & will be in the UK March 2022. Additionally, they recently performed their track “Timebomb” on Jimmy Kimmel Live! – watch performance HERE.
DeLonge, a founding member of Blink-182, formed Angels & Airwaves in 2005. The band has now released six full-length albums and charted numerous hits, including “The Adventure,” “The War,” “Everything’s Magic” and “Rebel Girl.” LIFEFORMS hit #1 on Billboard’s Rock and Alternative charts upon release.
Angels & Airwaves are Tom DeLonge (lead vocals, guitar/synths), Ilan Rubin (drums/guitar/backing vocals/synths), David Kennedy (guitar) and Matt Rubano (bass).
In addition to his work with AVA, DeLonge created To The Stars, a multimedia entertainment company that creates original content across music, film, television and publishing. DeLonge served as executive producer of The History Channel series “Unidentified: Inside America’s UFO Investigation" and will make his feature film directorial debut with the forthcoming Monsters of California.
Glaswegian rockers, Mason Hill, are fast becoming one of the new break through rock stories of 2021. Their debut album Against The Wall, released in March 2021, stormed the UK national album chart at number 19 and number 1 on the UK album rock chart, making it the first new British rock debut to chart in the top 20 since Royal Blood, 2014. The band are also thrilled to announce that they are to receive a PPL/PRS Momentum Fund award to enable them to record and market two new singles in 2022.
Not only do their album sales continue to sell well but the band’s second single D.N.A has now spent over 18 weeks in the German rock airplay chart and recently reached number 5 in the German national rock airplay chart, showing no signs of cooling off!
In support of their first ever UK headline club tour, the Mason Hill are now releasing a brand new single version of their track Broken Son, available on all DSP, September 3rd. With new guitar motifs, arrangements and new radio mix, the track will surely build on the US rock radio pick up which the track has been recently getting in the USA.
The UK Against The Wall headline tour will feature support from Hollowstar & Empyre, and is already looking like a great success with Gravesend and Glasgow selling out within weeks and many other venues close to sell out. Mason Hill recently blew their live performance cobwebs away with a highly acclaimed first performance in 18 months at the Steelhouse Festival and if that is anything to go buy, fans are in for a rollercoaster experience on the new tour!
UK headline Against The Wall tour dates and festival performances as follows:
Saturday 14th August SOUTHAMPTON Nozfest Festival
Sunday 22nd August FARNHAM Weyfest Festival
Thursday 2nd September ABERDEEN Tunnels
Friday 3rd September GLASGOW (SOLD OUT) Garage
Saturday 4th September GALASHIELS Macarts
Thursday 9th September DUBLIN Grand Social
Friday 10th September BELFAST Voodoo
Tuesday 14th September CAMBRIDGE Junction 2
Wednesday 15th September SHEFFIELD Corporation
Thursday 16th September BRISTOL Fleece
Friday 17th September BRIGHTON Patterns
Saturday 18th September GRAVESEND SOLD OUT) Leos
Monday 20th September CARDIFF Globe
Tuesday 21st September SOUTHAMPTON Joiners
Wednesday 22nd September BRADFORD Night Train
Thursday 23rd September BLACKPOOL Waterloo Music Bar
Friday 24th September LONDON Underworld
Saturday 25th September MANCHESTER Rebellion
Sunday 26th September WOLVERHAMPTON KK’s Steel Mill
Sunday 03rd October LEEDS Key Club
Monday 04th October NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms
Tuesday 05th October NORWICH Waterfront Studio
Wednesday 06th October NEWCASTLE Cluny 2
Thursday 07th October LIVERPOOL Arts Club
Friday 08th October DOVER Booking Hall
Saturday 09th October OXFORD Academy 2
Sam Fischer – the man behind last year’s platinum hit This City and duets with Demi Lovato on What Other People Say and Sam Feldt’s Pick Me Up has announced a string of UK tour dates this Autumn.
Sam says: "It’s been a unique journey this past 18 months, having my songs travel further around the world than I’ve been able to and not getting to meet the people who have given me this life I now lead has been a bit heartbreaking, so to be announcing a tour feels surreal, but here we are. The support I’ve had in the UK has been incredible and I can’t wait to be on UK stages, doing what I love the most & finally meeting everyone, for the first time."
Weds 29th Sept Bristol Thekla
Thurs 30th Sept Manchester Academy 3
Fri 1st October Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Sun 3rd October Glasgow SWG3 Warehouse
Tues 5th October London The Garage
Pre-sale 9th June at 9am with general on sale 11th June at 9am.
Info at https://link.dice.fm/sam-fischer
Inhaler release their new single It Won’t Always Be Like This on Polydor. The song launched as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record In The World on Radio 1 alongside a video directed by James Slater.
Sharing its name with the band’s debut album, which is set for release on July 9th, It Won’t Always Be Like This is a re-recorded version of an early single that the Irish rock quartet wrote over four years ago, but its meaning has changed between now and then. The world is a different place to when singer and guitarist Eli Hewson, bassist Robert Keating, guitarist Josh Jenkinson and drummer Ryan McMahon formed the band as teenagers in Dublin seeking to emulate the big-thinking, big-chorused indie-rock bands they worshipped with some uplifting anthems of their own.
Inhaler will play an 18-date tour of the UK & Ireland later this year. Full run of dates is listed below:
Tues 28th Sept Sheffield Octagon
Weds 29th Sept Leeds O2 Academy
Fri 1st Oct Newcastle O2 Academy
Sat 2nd Oct Birmingham O2 Institute 1
Sun 3rd Oct Bristol O2 Academy 1
Tues 5th Oct Nottingham Rock City
Wed 6th Oct London O2 Forum Kentish Town
Thu 7th Oct Norwich The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA
Sat 9th Oct Liverpool Uni, The Mountford Hall
Sun 10th Oct Glasgow Barrowland
Tues 12th Oct Manchester O2 Ritz
Tue 14 Dec - Belfast, Limelight 1
Wed 15 Dec - Limerick, Dolan’s Warehouse
Thu 16 Dec - Cork, Cyprus Avenue
Fri 17 Dec - Killarney, INEC Acoustic Club
Sun 19 Dec - Dublin, Academy
Mon 20 Dec - Dublin, Academy
Tue 21 Dec - Dublin, Academy
Wed 22 Dec – Dublin, Academy
Among the current crop of rising Irish rap stars, Versatile have proven to be one of most resilient and loved acts in the Irish music industry. Through highs and lows, they weathered the storm, with the help of a cult-like following of fans we’ve seen Versatile make Irish music history headlining the 2019 Longitude Festival to a 40,000 strong crowd, followed by a sold-out headline at the Three Arena Dublin, cementing themselves as Ireland's biggest Hip Hop group.
Having finally released their debut album ‘Fuck Versatile’, with 13 wittingly titled tracks that straddle the world of EDM, West Coast Hip Hop, Irish Rap and other mystical genres, featuring production from behind the scenes guru, Evan Kennedy, the album’s sonics explore a multitude of genre-blending styles never heard before. Taking essence of their west coast influences and incorporating it with their infamous Irish satirical rap style, the pair undergo open-heart surgery, touching on every topic in need of addressing. The album takes us on a journey ’Terminal 1’ filled with moments of tranquility ‘Man on’ and moments of pulsating ‘Panic attack’, we even experience an interlude from rap legend Coolio.
Catch Versatile live:
13-Nov-21 Belfast Limelight
5-Dec-21 Dublin 3Arena
7-Dec-21 Glasgow Classic Grand
8-Dec-21 Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
9-Dec-21 Newcastle Riverside
10-Dec-21 Manchester Academy
12-Dec-21 Nottingham Rescue Rooms
13-Dec-21 Birmingham The Mill
14-Dec-21 London O2 Academy Islington
16-Dec-21 Bristol Fleece
17-Dec-21 Liverpool O2 Academy
18-Dec-21 Leeds Warehouse
20-Dec-21 Cardiff The Globe000
Today, alternative-rock duo The Blue Stones, known for their blistering live shows announce their highly anticipated UK & European 2022 Tour, their first journey over the Atlantic since 2019s sold out run.
“It’s been far too long since we’ve seen the stage,” says frontman Tarek Jafar, “We plan on hitting these European shows with every last drop of pent up energy we’ve had this year.”
The Blue Stones released their sophomore album, Hidden Gems, via Entertainment One (eOne) on March 19th. On Hidden Gems, the band worked with famed producer Paul Meany (Mutemath, Twenty One Pilots, LANY), who helped the band to not only explore and create music in a new way, but discover themselves throughout the writing process. The critically acclaimed Hidden Gems gained new fans with such key tastemakers as BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac & Jack Saunders, Kerrang! Radio & Upset Magazine plus TVs BBC Sport & the Formula 1 all supporting the band.
General on sale: Wednesday 16 June 9 AM
Mon 14th Mar: Thekla, Bristol
Tue 15th Mar: Fulford Arms, York
Wed 16th Mar: King Tuts, Glasgow
Fri 18th Mar: St. Dom’s, Newcastle
Sat 19th Mar: Academy 3, Manchester
Sunday 20th Mar: The Grand Social, Dublin
Tue 22nd Mar: Institute 2, Birmingham
Wed 23rd Mar: Lafayette, London
Thu 24th Mar: Patterns, Bristol
Sat 26th Mar: Les Etoiles, Paris, FR
Sun 27th Mar: Rotonde, Brussels, BE
Wed 30th Mar: Stengade, Copenhagen, DK
Thu 31st Mar: Knust, Hamburg, DE
Fri 1st Apr: Privatclub, Berlin, DE
Sat 2nd Apr: Hydrozagadka, Warsaw, PL
Mon 4th Apr: Café V Lese, Prague, CZ
Tue 5th Apr: Strom, Munich, DE
Wed 6th Apr: B 72, Vienna, AT
Fri 8th Apr: Magnolia, Milan, IT
Sat 9th Apr: Exil, Zurich, CH
Sun 10th Apr: Luxor, Cologne, DE
Mon 11th Apr: Paradiso, Amsterdam, NL
KAYO DOT release single 'The Necklace' taken from the forthcoming new album "Moss Grew on the Swordsand Plowshares Alike"
US avant-garde doom project KAYO DOT have released their intricate percussive maze and third single entitled 'The Necklace' taken from the forthcoming new album "Moss Grew on the Swords and Plowshares Alike", which is slated for release on October 29, 2021.
Check out the new single, 'The Necklace' HERE
Pre-Order the album HERE
KAYO DOT comment: "The track 'The Necklace' is a visceral elegy to the catastrophic effects of despair", explains lyricist Jason Byron. "Life is a weight that crushes some beneath tremendous pressure; and these are not to be shamed or exiled or damned."
1. The Knight Errant
2. Brethren of the Cross
3. Void in Virgo (The Nature of Sacrifice)
4. Spectrum of One Colour
5. Get out of the Tower
6. The Necklace
"Death, whether in stealth or striking upon its bell, stalks us from the womb onward. The life of the ascetic and the life of the voluptuary are one life, and will dissolve with the drunkard and the saint", writes Jason Byron, whose words are a primary force of the creation of the musical universe charted by KAYO DOT mastermind Toby Driver.
The stark frailty of the human condition is the overall theme running through the veins of KAYO DOT's 10th regular studio album "Moss Grew on the Swords and Plowshares Alike". In the sprawling, churning musical multiverse of mainly multi-instrumentalist Toby Driver's creation that has never accepted nor cared for any artificial borders of genre and incorporated for example rock, metal, classical music, goth, indie, pop, and jazzy structures, this avant-garde album appears to tilt towards a more harsh as well as heavy approach than on some of the previous recordings – and considering its dark and melancholic undertones may be given the epithet doom.
The human experience of a finite life probably gave birth to the linear monotheist concept of a universe that is created and expiring. The pagan mind often has a deeper looking cyclic vision as exemplified in Nordic myth, in which the world inevitably perishing in the fires of Ragnarok will be born renewed on the next day. Something of the latter's appears to have infected "Moss Grew on the Swords and Plowshares Alike". This album has been recorded with the original line-up of Toby Driver's previous band MAUDLIN OF THE WELL. He also recorded the new tracks in the same location as the very first MAUDLIN OF THE WELL tape. In a way, KAYO DOT are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the release of the landmark double album "Bath/Leaving Your Body Map" and the 25 years since MAUDLIN OF THE WELL's inception with "Moss Grew on the Swords and Plowshares Alike".
After the split of much loved MAUDLIN OF THE WELL, charismatic frontman Toby Driver formed the avant-garde music project KAYO DOT as a new outlet for his burgeoning creativity in 2003. The multi-instrumentalist and singer remains the only absolute constant in this band, although there are frequent lyrical contributions from his former band-mate Jason Byron throughout the extensive discography. In the following 18 years, KAYO DOT released an impressive number of full-lengths, EPs, splits, and live recordings that are all marked by considerable stylistic differences and a wide array of instrumentation that included guitars, bass, drums, vibraphone, violin, synthesizers, flutes, clarinets and saxophone.
Especially in progressive circles, KAYO DOT has become a household name and is supported by prestigious, forward thinking festivals such as Roadburn.
With "Moss Grew on the Swords and Plowshares Alike", KAYO DOT deliver another beautiful and essential facet of their complex musical multiverse, although the album can easily stand on its own as a most impressive piece of dark avant-garde metal.