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Nervous City Nervous Self Intrigues Listeners with “G-D Knows What”

Few have heard of him, but in the months to come that is almost guaranteed to change. Nervous City Nervous Self, an indie artist from Stockholm, Sweden, has gifted SoundCloud and Spotify listeners with his first English release, “G-D Knows What”. The track addresses “faith and fate”, but we’d be hard pressed to describe its meaning in any greater detail. The artist’s lyrics favour poetry over logic, and his instrumentals blend into a near indistinguishable – yet always enjoyable – line of sound that buoys the listener for a solid four minutes. Those looking for more Nervous City tracks...
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Music: DTK – Dom Marcell

Dom Marcell is bringing new life into the pop industry! Every so often there is an artist that emerges that is not only ready to take on the world, but has the incredible talent to go all the way. Dom Marcell. is this year’s musical inspiration. Already, only 3 months into 2017, and he already has two masterfully produced songs, that will have anyone bobbing their head to the rhythm and enjoying the great vibes this musician ushers with him. Having already released one new single this week, U-Nique, a fantastically paced song that describes Dom Marcell’s attitude towards...
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Music: Unseen and Beyond – Sambadi

Not only does Sambadi’s music pull you along an enticing journey, his accompanying text helps form the world that his music is constructing for his listeners. “Unseen and Beyond”, the journey of a “soul” through a world unknown is easily identifiable. Not only does the instrumental basis of the song guide you along smoothly through the exact emotions and cathartic experiences that any thrashing metal band could, but his metal sounds bring you through so much more; the highs and lows of full emotional experience. His music is akin to operatic overtures in the feelings they make you feel,...
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Shadows of Society are Unapologetically Black • Word Is Bond

New video from Los Angeles based Hip Hop Collective Shadows Society is what you are viewing right about now. It is their visual representation the single, Unapologetically Black released in January. Unapologetically Black by Shadows Society explores the current socio-political state the nation, with themes Black Pride and the enduring mindset the common black man in America. It is great to know that conscious hip hop is still alive and it’s young people who are using it to engage their peers and community at large. I must say though that the expected LA flow isn’t prevalent in the collective at...
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Akinyemi Delivers "Eurydice" Visuals • Word Is Bond

After dropping the audio for his single “Eurydice” a while back, NY emcee Akinyemi returns with a befitting visual for said song. Check it out right away.    Up-and-coming lyricist Akinyemi ak-in-yemi] hails from Queens Village, NY, grasping the attention and challenging the minds his audience while aiming to connect deep lyrical sentiments hip-hop with unorthodox samples. From the meaning his name (“fated to be a warrior” in Yoruba), the 21-year old embodies his inner warrior in music as a determined independent artist while balancing his full-time studies. Akinyemi’s sound mirrors hip-hop legends such as A Tribe Called Quest as...
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Delia Gonzalez returns to DFA with Horse Follows Darkness album

The album is inspired by Western movies. DFA Records veteran Delia Gonzalez will release her next solo record in May. The performance artist and musician first appeared on DFA back in 2003, releasing a number kosmische-inspired synth records with Gavin Russom as well as a disco record under the name Black Leotard Front. Horse Follows Darkness is her second album following 2015’s In Remembrance, a collection solo piano compositions. According to a press release, it’s inspired in part by the Western movie genre, something she was put onto by her eight-year-old son. “The album is based on our personal experience moving back...
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http://www.factmag.com/2016/12/13/best-albums-of-2016/

Another highlight from S/W. Second Woman, the collaborative project Telefon Tel Aviv’s Josh Eustis and Belong’s Turk Dietrich, have shared ‘//////’, Second Woman, the collaborative project Telefon Tel Aviv’s Josh Eustis and Belong’s Turk Dietrich, have shared ‘//////’, the next single from their upcoming album S/W. The track captures the duo’s propulsive rhythms on S/W following the Autechre-influenced IDM freakouts their debut, one our favorite albums 2016. Revisit the previously released ‘////’ below and look for S/W April 21 Spectrum Spools.
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Kendrick Lamar drops fiery new track 'HUMBLE.' produced by Mike Will Made It

We’re inching closer to April 7. Following last week’s ‘The Heart Part 4’, Kendrick Lamar has released ‘HUMBLE.’ another new track. While there are still no details what Kendrick plans to release this year, he did tease on ‘Part 4’ that there would be something to look forward to on April 7. This track is only further convinces us that it will be a new album. Check out ‘HUMBLE.’ produce by Mike Will Made It and directed by Dave Meyers below.
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Calvin Harris drops new single 'Heatstroke' with Young Thug, Pharrell and Ariana Grande

Harris making another strong case for song the summer. After teasing it earlier this week, Calvin Harris has released his ‘Heatstroke’ featuring Young Thug, Pharrell and Ariana Grande. It follows ‘Slide’, his collaboration with Frank Ocean and Migos. Like he did with ‘Slide’, Harris has shared all the production notes and instruments used on ‘Heatstroke’. Check all that and the track out below.
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Listen to Broken Social Scene's first track in seven years, 'Halfway Home'

Kevin Drew says the Canadian crew’s new album is finally finished and will be out this fall. Broken Social Scene have returned from a seven year hiatus with new track ‘Halfway Home’, the first single from their upcoming follow-up to 2010’s Forgiveness Rock Record album. ““It’s been 17 years together as a band, and you just pick up where you left f,” band leader Kevin Drew said on radio station Sirius XMU after the track’s premiere. “We’ve been working on this album on and f for the last year, and we thought that, since we’re an anthemic band, we wanted to...
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