Author: Dom Vigil

elbow Balu

Ahead of the release of their tenth studio album, AUDIO VERTIGO on March 22nd, elbow have released another new track, “Balu”. Providing further hints for fans of the ‘gnarly, seedy grooves’ that power the album, the song shares much musical DNA with the wider album; a focus on rhythm, a willingness to experiment with new sounds, and a love of beats that reflects the freedom the band felt throughout the recording process. Back in January, elbow released the album’s lead single, “Lovers’ Leap” which Under The Radar Magazine included in their ‘Best Songs Of The Week’. The new tracks offer fans…

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Everything Everything Mountainhead

Innovative UK band, Everything Everything have released their new seventh studio album, Mountainhead today. The eagerly-anticipated collection of songs meld dystopian ‘Black Mirror’-style concepts with abstract art-pop sonics that revolve around a singular allegory: an alternate society whose existence is dedicated to endlessly growing a mountain by digging deeper at its base — all in pursuit of a mythical mirror that sits atop its peak, while trying to escape a golden snake that dwells in the ever-increasing pit below. Mountainhead’s arrival is highlighted by the group’s latest single “Enter The Mirror” – a song pulsing with glossy synth chords that…

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Olly Alexander Dizzy

Olly Alexander has released a new single, “Dizzy” today via Interscope Records, alongside a stunning new video directed by Colin Solal Cardo. “Dizzy” also marks the UK’s official entry for the legendary Eurovision Song Contest, taking place in Malmö, Sweden, on May 11. Written by Olly and seminal electronic producer Danny L Harle, “Dizzy” is that intoxicating rush you feel with someone new; its heightened-emotions and sense of pop drama as at home on the dancefloor as it is the Eurovision world-stage. The video to “Dizzy” explodes the track’s sense of lust and longing into head-spinning performance from Olly, with…

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New Music That Doesn't Suck Playlist

Presenting Prelude Press’ New Music That Doesn’t Suck playlist! Updating every Friday, this version of the classic New Music Friday Playlist will include new songs that we think you should hear. Genre doesn’t matter – if it doesn’t suck, it will be included. No lavish, convincing words or a list of reasons why you should love these artists. No gimmicks, just great music. This week’s installment includes Knocked Loose, Twenty One Pilots, Kasbo, The Kid LAROI, Griff, Kacey Musgraves and many more.

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Griff Miss Me Too

Global pop sensation, Griff has released he new single, “Miss Me Too” via Warner Records. The new track arrives alongside a stunning video directed by Colin Solal Cardo (Kylie Minogue, Christine and the Queens, Charli XCX). Watch it now below. “Miss Me Too” is a euphoric, existential banger about finding your way back to yourself, and the little-discussed irony of losing confidence as you grow supposedly older and wiser. With dynamic beats, soaring synths, and Griff’s knockout vocal delivery, the track’s positive energy is captured in the stunning video, with choreography that channels that chaotic and communal breakthrough from despair…

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Liam Payne Teardrops

Liam Payne is making his return with his highly anticipated new single, “Teardrops” today via Republic Records. The instantly anthemic “Teardrops”, referencing the rhythmic pop of the late 90s and early 00s, is about the first heartbreak within a relationship, written with Jamie Scott and JC Chasez (NSYNC). Liam says of the single, “Teardrops is about the vulnerability of heartbreak and the challenge of overcoming those moments. This song marks the start of a new beginning, there’s lots more to come in 2024.” Spending the past year in the studio, Liam has been working closely with long-time collaborator Jamie Scott,…

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Gorgon City You Know It

UK Electronic powerhouse duo, Gorgon City – aka Kye Gibbon and Matt Robson-Scott – have released their new single, “You Know It”, building anticipation for their forthcoming album and live dates across the globe. Serving dark pulsating rhythms and a hypnotic vocal, “You Know It” invokes flavors of the early-hours club – sweaty, heady, all-consuming pure vibes. As it ascends and explodes with the final drop, you’ll be leaving it all on the dancefloor. “You Know It” follows Gorgon City returning with a bang earlier in 2024, with “Biggest Regret” featuring Bbyafrika. Selected as Danny Howard/Arielle Free’s first BBC Radio…

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Kayla DiVenere Small Talk

Singer, songwriter, and artist, Kayla DiVenere has released her new single, “Small Talk” today via Sound Factory Records. Following recent hit singles like “Date Myself” and “Jumping the Gun,” the LA-based artist delivers another punchy alt-pop earworm with her new single, “Small Talk.” Kayla created the song with producer/songwriter Jordan Witzigreuter (The Ready Set) and songwriters Maia Kelly and Zach DeGaetano. At just 20-years-old, Kayla’s catchy yet introspective lyrics perfectly capture the highs and lows of young adulthood. On “Small Talk,” her honeyed vocals tell the story of a secret crush she has on her brother’s best friend. “I created…

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INZO Lhasa Hideaway

Mike Inzano, better known as INZO, has released his new single, “Hideaway” with Lhasa Petik today. The new track is the second single from his upcoming VISIONQUEST EP, out later this year via Lowly. It follows the aforementioned “Just A Mirage”, released earlier this month, as well as his ‘SIDEQUEST’ and ‘Earth Magic’ EPs released in 2023. “Hideaway” shows off INZO’s chiller side, with cool, calm beats serving as a contrast to the euphoric and psychedelic bass featured in the ‘VISIONQUEST’ EP’s first single. With the first two sonic previews of what’s to come off of his next body of…

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tenderhooks Anything You Felt

London-based, emerging alt-pop artist, tenderhooks has announced her debut self-titled EP, tenderhooks. The announcement arrives alongside the EP’s resonant first single, “Anything You Felt” today. Listen to it now below. The tenderhooks EP is the product of seismic, life-altering, changes for tenderhooks, who left a long-term relationship, a fast-tracked career in tech, and a steady, upward trajectory in New York for her native Ireland at the start of the pandemic. In lockdown, music became her outlet for self-expression and rediscovery, with each of the three songs on this project forging a new artistic path for tenderhooks. “Anything You Felt” captures…

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