NEW MUSIC: Casey Barnes ‘Set Sail’

Riding the wave of success on a string of highly successful singles in 2018, the monumental year continues for Golden Guitar Finalist Casey Barnes with the release of a sincere, deeply heartfelt ballad ‘Set Sail’.

‘Set Sail is the one song on the album that basically wrote itself. It was like my father-in law was in the room trying to get a message through. It touches on a topic that most people can relate to… that of losing a loved one and the emotional roller coaster that comes with it for those left behind. Having faith that they’ll always be there looking out for us to calm the storm and make sure we’re ok’ – Casey BarnesContinue reading

NEW MUSIC: Alex Aiono ‘Big Mistake’

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Alex Aiono releases his new music video to accompany his latest single “Big Mistake”. A firsthand account of a relationship gone awry, the track’s music video sees Aiono work through a tough break-up and emerge stronger. Directed by Mills Miller, the video is available now.

“I had a bad break up that inspired my writing the song, and it’s all about that emotional process. You get humbled, your heart hurts, and I wanted the ‘Big Mistake’ video to capture that frustration. The straight jacket seemed like the perfect metaphor. I’m dancing, I’m kinda losing it, and I’m trying to get over her but I feel like I can’t get out…until I did,” shared Aiono.

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NEW MUSIC: Jeremy Loops ‘Gold’

Jeremy Loops shares his video for new single “Gold” off of his highly acclaimed album Critical As Water.

Building on his cult-like following in his hometown of Cape Town, South Africa, Loops reached his largest audience ever on European tour with Twenty One Pilots in 2015. In 2014, Loops’ debut record, Trading Change which swiftly scaled the charts in his homeland.Trading Change also received a multitude of awards including  MTV Africa’s Best Alternative Album 2015, Album of the Year by iTunes SA, MK Awards Best Live Act , and South African Music Awards Best Newcomer – Nominee.Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Josh The Cat ‘I’ll Remember You’

Melbourne artist Josh The Cat has been honing his unique craft of indie electro-pop across the globe since the release of his first official single ‘Let’s Start’ in 2015. The anamorphic moniker of producer and singer/songwriter Joshua Teicher, Josh The Catspent five years cutting his teeth at venues and studios throughout the cultural epicentre and musical oasis of Berlin, before returning to his hometown of Melbourne to release his debut EP Happiness late last year. The rising artist has since revealed his first follow up material of the year with the addictive, bittersweet earworm ‘I’ll Remember You’. Propelling ‘90s pop, naughties production and futuristic ideals through a funky dance portal to the here and now, Josh The Cat is excited to now unveil the single’s fantastic new video from Australian director and cinematographer Kyle Wilson.Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Radiant Baby ‘Do It’

“Do It” is inspired by a fresh and naive summer romance. It’s all about that love at first sight moment, and blurring the lines between reality and fantasy when you meet someone you like. For this first single, Radiant Baby kept a festive electro-pop sound, while bringing more sophistication and maturity to the production and lyrics. His new sound is more raw and vulnerable.

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Special Interview: Brook Chivell catches up with Brook Chivell.

Give us an introduction, how did it all begin? 
Hi Brian first let me start by thanking you so much for having me.
My mum tells me that as a toddler I used to stand up in my cot and sing little tunes. Not words but tunes. So I think that even before I knew that I loved music, I loved music. All through primary and high school  I was involved in music classes singing, playing keyboard and, every parents dreaded, recorder. Lol. When I was 17 a friend showed me the 3 chords to play ‘Wild Thing’ and the rest is history.

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NEW MUSIC: Janet Jackson & Daddy Yankee ‘Made For Now’

Australia welcomes the return of Janet Jackson with her first new single in two years, ‘Made For Now’. Given its global premiere on Jimmy Fallon, the performance set social media alight with the all-singing, all-dancing celebration proving why Janet is one of the highest selling artists of all time. Racking up over 31 million Youtube views in a single week, the video for ‘Made For Now’ is already a bona fide hit, with the single going to Australian radio this week. Australia’s love of Janet is over four decades in the making, spanning five multiplatinum, platinum and gold albums, three sold out tours and 29 iconic top 40 hits that are still radio staples today including All For You, Black Cat, That’s The Way Love Goes, Together Again, Runaway and The Best Things In Life Are Free.Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Lenny Kravitz ‘Low’

Raise Vibration elevates the union of rock ‘n’ roll, funk, blues, and soul once again. Receptive to youthful inspiration, but enlightened by three decades of wisdom, it represents a powerful creative rebirth and a bold, bright, and brilliant body of work befitting of his legacy and boundless spirit.

Previously released off of this album, Kravitz’ debut track “It’s Enough” stands out as one of the most powerful compositions in Kravitz’s catalog and is a tense, decisive rumination on the global state of affairs today.

His single, “Low” is a pulsating introspective composition dealing with the issue of preconceptions in the beginning of a relationship.

It’s a funky cinematic groove layered with horns, strings and multi layered vocals with the help from the late great Michael Jackson.Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Conrad Sewell ‘Changing’

Conrad Sewell confessed his mistakes and yearned to tell his uncut story on his new tracks, “Come Clean” & “Healing Hands” – two songs with minimal production driven by the Australian Conrad’s bold, big, and bluesy wail. Today, Sewell arrives with his next chapter in his evolution as an artist and individual, the vulnerable and emotional song, “Changing”.

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NEW MUSIC: Yoke Lore ‘Ride’

Absolutes, the forthcoming EP of New York indie pop act Yoke Lore, explores the grey areas between black and white ideas while building upon the lush, sonic palette of his past works. The new music finds multi-instrumentalist, dancer, and visual artist Adrian Galvin polishing his heartfelt anthems and ruminating on finding balance amid respective oppositions by breaking through the notion that truth necessitates purity.

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NEW MUSIC: Ryan Culwell ‘The Last American’

Ryan Culwell returns with The Last American, his third full-length album and first release in more than three years. The collection marks his debut on Missing Piece Records and captures Culwell at his finest as he crafts poignant portraits of ordinary Americans just trying to get by in these trying times.
“Think of my record, The Last American, as a letter to a loved one who is hurting,” explains Culwell. “I speak love, encouragement, direction, warnings and hope. This is how I speak to those I love most. Some of the songs were literally written to my daughters and we sing them before bed. The title track says the things a friend might say in a time of need… to carefully pull the festering splinter from a swollen palm. If you love America, this song is for you.”

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