From Promoter: “The new king of UK Grime and leader of the new school of British Hip Hop, Stormzy, has released his highly anticipated second full-length studio album, Heavy Is The Head. The 16 track release that features guest appearances from YEBBA, Aitch, Burna Boy, H.E.R., Headie One, Tiana Major9, and Ed Sheeran, is a winning mix […]

Experience some independent electronic music from across the pond with Motordisc 2, featuring tracks from Sascha Funke, Modular Project, Massimiliano Pagliara, and Concret & Cantor. The record series was created by the people behind Garage, a Paris night club that was shut down during summer 2018. Pure, unadulterated dance. Get down! Play: All Release Date: […]

From promoter: “Fresh off the heels of two Grammy Award nominations, New York native and singer-songwriter Emily King announced Sides: 11 acoustically arranged songs from across her catalog.” Label: ATO Start w/ 3, 4, 7 FCC: Clean RIYL: Amber Mark, Christine & the Queens, Empress of

From promoter: “Seeking Thrills fuses analog club sounds, solid pop songwriting, and rich, bubbling melodies for a sharply paced, fascinating album that showcases Georgia’s lifelong love affair with the drums. Her reflections carry us through euphoria, heartache and melancholy, but always within the shadow of good times.” Label: Domino Records Start w/ 1, 3, 4, 8 FCC: Clean […]

From promoter: “Already a 23-year-old guitar phenomenon, Marcus King’s debut solo album El Dorado (prod. by Dan Auerbach!) further establishes Marcus as an innovative songwriter and one of the most soulful voices of his generation.” Label: Fantasy Start w/ 2, 3, 9, 12 FCC: Clean RIYL: The Black Keys, Death Cab for Cutie, Wilco

From promoter: “Los Angeles-based producer Rob McCurdy, aka MOSSS, dazzles with smooth indie R&B on debut EP Pale Blue. Stepping into the solo spotlight for the first time, MOSSS spent time crafting his own distinctive sound at home in Mt. Washington.” Label: Yum Start w/ 1, 3, 4 FCC: 2 RIYL: SG Lewis, slenderbodies, Barrie

From promoter: “Yehan Jehan has announced his new EP ‘Earth Arrangements Vol.1’, which will be released November 22 on Aphrodite. Available now, lead track “Haze” is a sublime piece of Tears For Fears-flavoured psychedelia with a contemporary theme.” Label: Aphrodite Start w/ 1, 3, 6 FCC: 2 RIYL: Washed Out, Beck, Tame Impala

From promoter: “A unique sound steeped in both Earth, Wind and Fire-style funk and late-era Beatles psychedelia.” Label: Self-Released Start w/ 2, 6, 7, 12 FCC: Clean RIYL: Beck, Marcus King, G Love

From promoter: “Thick shuffling bass lines are simultaneously at home with fans of French Touch and Lagos Disco Inferno. Guitars and synths so crystalline it would make Scritti Politti blush. The result is Fable Living, a disco-tinged, heart-gripping collection of bedroom pop-inspired deep grooves that will grab fans of early-80s Roxy Music, mid-80s 4AD Records, and […]

From promoter: “Dream On, the debut album from Swedish artist Alice Boman exists in a world where ambient, dream-pop, and folk merge into a unique new form. Her deeply textural, atmospheric and immersive sounds – coupled with her fragile yet engulfing and ethereal vocals create something of a vortex that listeners are sucked in by.” […]

From promoter: “AJJ frontman Sean Bonnette can summarize the band’s new album, Good Luck Everybody, in a single sentence: “Sonically, it’s our least punk record, and lyrically, it’s our most punk record.” While still rooted in the folk-punk sound AJJ has become known for, the album is unafraid to delve into new territories that test […]

From promoter: “Deserta‘s Matthew Doty spent much of the 2000s in the band Saxon Shore with a musician you may know, Josh Tillman (Father John Misty). This new project finds finds Doty expanding on the music he made as Saxon Shore by incorporating influence from shoegaze and dreampop greats like Slowdive and Cocteau Twins.” Label: Felte […]

Real Estate’s “Paper Cup” is a shimmering disco-inspired track that signals a new direction for the band while staying true to their wistful indie rock roots. This track contains the first ever feature on a Real Estate song, with guest vocals from Amelia Meath of Sylvan Esso. Delicate vocal harmonies by Meath and lead singer Martin […]

A2VT is an Afropop group founded by African refugees in the Burlington area. Their latest album is all bright, shiny dance beats and hooks, with lyrics (in English, Swahili and Maay Maay) tackling both lighthearted and serious topics. Highly recommended! Track Picks: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8 FCC: Clean RIYL: Rema, Burna Boy, Wizkid

From Promoter: “One of the most exciting voices in recent time, Iranian / Swedish singer and songwriter Snoh Aalegra is back with a new remix of her HUGE UAC hit I Want You Around feat. 6LACK!” Sick remix, give this one a listen! Label: Artium Recordings FCC: Clean RIYL: Jorja Smith, 6LACK, Raveena, Mac Ayres

From Promoter: “New music from NY emcee Haleek Maul – new album coming on Lex Records…soon!” Channeling his multi-cultural background he alternates between technical raps and fleeting moments of Caribbean vocal rhythms. Label: Lex Records FCC: Clean RIYL: Jidenna, Burna Boy, Rapsody, GoldLink

From Promoter: “Nigerian artist Rema was included in Barack Obama’s summer playlist this year and is ready to take over the world’s listeners with his afro-beat + trap hybrid.” Super funky beats and vocals on this one, give it a listen! Label: Mavin Records / Jonzing World Start w/: All! FCC: Clean RIYL: Burna Boy, Young Thug, Tiwa Savage, […]

From Promoter: “Previously one third of pioneering NYC hip hop group Ratking, Wiki released his second solo studio album, featuring Denzel Curry, Princess Nokia, duendita, Lil Ugly Mane and more.” Label: Wikset Ltd FCC: 13 Start w/: 3,4,11 RIYL: Danny Brown, Denzel Curry, Tyler, The Creator

From Promoter: “TOKiMONSTA just announced the release of her first album in three years, Oasis Nocturno, out via her own Young Art Records on March 20 – listen to fiery new single feat. EARTHGANG!” A rad combination of genres, enjoy TOKiMONSTA’s extremely clean production on this one ! Must play! Label: TOKiMONSTA Music RIYL: Shlohmo, Flying Lotus, […]

From Promoter: “The unruly bounce of new single “Black Qualls” is classic Thundercat, teaming up with Steve Lacy and funk icon Steve Arrington. It’s another example of Stephen Lee Bruner’s desire to highlight the lineage of his music and pay his respects to the musicians who inspired him. Discovering Arrington’s output in his late teens, […]

  Release date: January 17, 2020 Label: ATO Records Guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela have always been influenced by metal. Now with their new EP Mettal, they’re showing off fascinating interpretations metal classics. Mettal features covers of Battery by Metallica, Seasons In The Abyss by Slayer and Holy Wars…Punishment Due by Megadeth. This shreddy flamenco take on […]

Release date: October 31, 2019 Label: Self-Released Sun Below is a heavy stoner/doom power trio from Toronto. Playing a signature brand of self-described “Sativa rock”, a combination of fuzz, volume, and heavy grooves, Sun Below seeks to spread their loud, heavy, and smoky sound to the masses. Green Visions chugs and churns with massive grooves at […]

Release date: March 22, 2019 Label: PRC Music The Flaying is a death metal band hailing from Quebec City. They unleashed Angry, Undead in 2019 and the album has been generating some buzz. The album churns out death metal jams with blood-spraying savagery. Place Du Parvis is a ripper that knocks the wind out of you […]

This UVM singer-songwriter-producer’s debut album is full of slick, shiny synths, vocals often drenched in autotune, funky guitars and deeply hooky grooves, all coming together to form a low-burning collection of electronic alt-pop. Track Picks: 1, 3, 5 FCC: 4 RIYL: Mitski, Maggie Rogers, Lorde

“New York artist Avey Tare’s latest EP Conference of Birds / Birds In Disguise is a hypnotic and spacey exploration into indie pop music. Tare got his start as a member of Animal Collective and from there branched out to a number of different projects and collaborations to expand his songwriting ability and back catalogue. […]