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Music News: Sun | Music Discovery XO


NEW MUSIC
HIP HOP NEWS

18-09-2020 01:54 GMT


SUN

Indie Music Press Releases (September 2020) - Discover the best emerging, underground & upcoming Hip Hop artists, bands & labels with news updates announcing the latest music releases, live events/gigs, concert/tour dates, & other entertainment stories, articles & headlines from your favorite indie Hip Hop performers & entertainers daily on SRL News.
Music industry update | Mississippi, USA | Indie artist, Coolidge

Distributed by DistroKid under his imprint, 441 Culture Music Group, “Sun” is the new single by independent Mississippi rapper, Drevo Coolidge. Released on the 14th of August, the song is just one of many exciting new tracks that have done well to mark the new all-time career high that the Jackson based underground hip hop star has enjoyed this year. In the new song, Drevo adopts his new singing style, which he recently hinted would be his performance style for the foreseeable future. It is available to stream and download on YouTube, Spotify, iTunes and all popular music streaming and download platforms.

Explicit.

Music News: IJWB | Music Discovery XO


NEW MUSIC
HIP HOP NEWS

17-09-2020 00:46 GMT


IJWB

Indie Music Press Releases (September 2020) - Discover the best emerging, underground & upcoming Hip Hop artists, bands & labels with news updates announcing the latest music releases, live events/gigs, concert/tour dates, & other entertainment stories, articles & headlines from your favorite indie Hip Hop performers & entertainers daily on SRL News.
Music industry update | Pennsylvania, USA | Indie artist, Ez The Lyrical Skitzo

Pennsylvania underground hip hop artist, Ez The Lyrical Skitzo has been making a lot of good noise locally and regionally this year. Kicking off with “Champion Snd” back in April, he has released several notable records back-to-back which not only show how his sound has evolved almost exponentially over the past year alone but also his versatility in terms of writing, performance and production styles. “IJWB (I Just Wanna Ball)”, his latest single was released on the 30th of July, just over a week after its predecessor, “Shoulda Died”. It is available to stream and download on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes and all popular digital music services, as well as selected mixtape promotion platforms and independent music distribution services. 

Explicit.

Music News: The One | Music Discovery XO


NEW MUSIC
HIP HOP NEWS

15-09-2020 00:19 GMT


THE ONE

Indie Music Press Releases (September 2020) - Discover the best emerging, underground & upcoming Hip Hop artists, bands & labels with news updates announcing the latest music releases, live events/gigs, concert/tour dates, & other entertainment stories, articles & headlines from your favorite indie Hip Hop performers & entertainers daily on SRL News.
Music industry update | Texas, USA | Indie artist, Big Money Brezzy

Released on his birthday, the 14th of August, “The One” is the hot new single by Texas underground hip hop sensation, Big Money Brezzy. Known for his infectious, uplifting, punchline and good vibes heavy rap style, the Austin star’s new single is poised to follow in the footsteps of its predecessor, “Tik Tok” which was released back in January to critical acclaim and is still getting a lot of love locally and regionally. The song is available to stream and download on Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play Music and all popular music services. The official lyric video of the track is also available to stream on YouTube and popular video streaming platforms.

Explicit.

Music News: Turn Around | Music Discovery XO


NEW MUSIC
COUNTRY POP NEWS

14-09-2020 16:58 GMT


TURN AROUND

Indie Music Press Releases (September 2020) - Discover the best emerging, underground & upcoming Country Pop artists, bands & labels with news updates announcing the latest music releases, live events/gigs, concert/tour dates, & other entertainment stories, articles & headlines from your favorite indie Country Pop performers & entertainers daily on SRL News.
Music industry update | California, USA | Indie singer songwriter, Christie Huff

Recorded back in January at the world-renowned Capitol Studios in the music industry's most iconic building, the Capitol Records building, “Turn Around” is the new single by Los Angeles country pop singer songwriter, Christie Huff and Los Angeles folk pop singer songwriter, Matt Koelsch. It’s Christie’s first duet, and it comes at a time when the rapidly emerging country pop star’s career is at an all-time high following several back-to-back singles that gained mass appeal on Spotify, two of which went over the million stream mark. “Turn Around” was released to critical acclaim on the 25th of August and is available to stream and download on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music, Tidal, YouTube and all popular digital music services, as well as selected music promotion platforms for independent musicians. 

Music News: Deadlane | Music Discovery XO


ARTIST/BAND UPDATES
SYNTHPOP NEWS

13-09-2020 16:06 GMT


DEADLANE

Indie Music Press Releases (September 2020) - Discover the best emerging, underground & upcoming Synthpop artists, bands & labels with news updates announcing the latest music releases, live events/gigs, concert/tour dates, & other entertainment stories, articles & headlines from your favorite indie Synthpop performers & entertainers daily on SRL News.
Music industry update | California, USA | Indie artist, Megan Mcduffee

Hailed as one of the most exciting new synthpop artists out of California in a very long time, Megan McDuffee is constantly defying the expectations of fans and critics with every new release. But composing for film, TV and video games was how she got her start in the music industry, and it is still very much at the forefront of her endeavors. Her last big video game project, the soundtrack for the limited edition Play Station 4 video game, “River City Girls” continues to receive praises and accolades from fans and professionals in the video game industry several months after its release late last year. This week she announced the completion of her latest project, the soundtrack for a video game which is currently in development, titled “Deadlane”. 

Music News: Until It Happens To You | Music Discovery XO


PODCASTS
POP NEWS

12-09-2020 15:07 GMT


UNTIL IT HAPPENS TO YOU

Indie Music Press Releases (September 2020) - Discover the best emerging, underground & upcoming Pop artists, bands & labels with news updates announcing the latest music releases, live events/gigs, concert/tour dates, & other entertainment stories, articles & headlines from your favorite indie Pop performers & entertainers daily on SRL News.
Music industry update | Ontario, Canada | Indie artist, Crissi Cochrane

Canadian soul music collective, Soul City Music Co-op’s podcast, “Soul City” got off to an amazing start on the 7th of July when it was launched and is already doing well to keep Ontario’s soul music fans very happy. With 7 very exciting, well-seasoned soul music acts, each taking turns to host the podcast every week, it is poised to garner the support of fans nationwide very quickly. The latest episode, episode 7 was hosted by  Crissi Cochrane's husband - singer, songwriter, music producer, and the brains behind the Soul City Music Co-op brand, Soul Brother Mike. His new single, “Until It Happens To You” premiered during the episode. The track is available to stream and download on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Google Play Music and all popular digital music streaming and download platforms and apps, as well as selected music platforms for indie artists. Stream the latest episode of the Soul Music City Co-op podcast below or listen via popular podcast distribution services like Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts and Apple Podcasts. 

Music News: Don't Say It | Music Discovery XO


NEW MUSIC
POP NEWS

10-09-2020 16:44 GMT


DON'T SAY IT

Indie Music Press Releases (September 2020) - Discover the best emerging, underground & upcoming Pop artists, bands & labels with news updates announcing the latest music releases, live events/gigs, concert/tour dates, & other entertainment stories, articles & headlines from your favorite indie Pop performers & entertainers daily on SRL News.
Music industry update | London, UK | Indie singer songwriter, Saachi Sen

A crowd favorite at many of London’s popular live music venues, festivals and community events, Saachi Sen has been closely watched since she made her debut with the release of “Heal” a few years ago. She has shown immense growth and development over the years and has peaked at a sound that is not just edgy but also stands out well in today's grossly overcluttered music industry that only seems to get more cluttered as record labels battle for the almighty “market share”, which now plays a more significant role than ever before owing to the growing popularity of music streaming services. Saachi’s last single, “Dark” was recorded at Spotify’s prestigious “Secret Genius” studio in London, and the song did well to mark a career high that many saw coming. On the 15th of August her new single, “Don’t Say It” premiered on BBC Radio ahead of its official release on the 21st. “Don’t Say It” is available to stream and download on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music and all popular digital music services, as well as Soundcloud and popular music promotion and distribution platforms for independent musicians.

Music News: Inside Facebook's 2020 Super Bowl Commercial | Music Discovery XO


TELEVISION & FILM
POP NEWS

09-09-2020 14:53 GMT


INSIDE FACEBOOK'S 2020 SUPER BOWL COMMERCIAL

Indie Music Press Releases (September 2020) - Discover the best emerging, underground & upcoming Pop artists, bands & labels with news updates announcing the latest music releases, live events/gigs, concert/tour dates, & other entertainment stories, articles & headlines from your favorite indie Pop performers & entertainers daily on SRL News.
Music industry update | New York, USA | Indie artist, Saiah

With a plethora of high profile as well as low profile gigs under his belt, emerging New York rapper and actor, Saiah’s showreel gets progressively more impressive and exciting every year. Excelling in thriller, drama, comedy and even theatre, he is as versatile as entertainers come. A few months back, just before lockdown he featured in Facebook’s 2020 Super Bowl Commercial, which featured award-winning actors; Chris Rock, known for films like “The Longest Yard”, “Death At A Funeral” and “Down To Earth”, and stand-up comedy specials like "Bigger & Blacker” and “Never Scared”; and Sylvester Stallone, who is known for iconic films like “Rocky”, “Rambo” and “Judge Dredd”. [Watch Below]

Music News: End | Music Discovery XO


WEB SERIES
R&B NEWS

07-09-2020 14:18 GMT


END

Indie Music Press Releases (September 2020) - Discover the best emerging, underground & upcoming R&B artists, bands & labels with news updates announcing the latest music releases, live events/gigs, concert/tour dates, & other entertainment stories, articles & headlines from your favorite indie R&B performers & entertainers daily on SRL News.
Music industry update | Georgia, USA | Indie artist, Jackie's Boy

Critically acclaimed US songwriter and solo artist, Jackie’s Boy has been working on so many projects during lockdown; including his new podcast, “Do You Miss R&B?” and his new record label, Big Circle Music which recently signed its first artist, a female R&B singer who goes by the name of Aunyae. He also announced the start of a new project called “The Black Chapter”, a series aimed at bringing awareness to racial tensions, racial inequality, racism, police brutality, and the many lives lost or affected as a result. This week he released a sneak preview of the first track recorded for the project. “End”, the new song is a duet with Florida R&B singer, Naika. [Watch below]