Lauren Hulbert, from Oakland, California, has been keeping her audiences spellbound for years now, with her enchanting combination of folk, alterative country-rock, and atmospheric semi-acoustic pop. Her folk arrangements are raw and real, drawing attention to her thoughtful lyrics, carefully considered melodies, and her stunning vocals. Lauren’s latest single, ‘Gone In One’, follows on from her 2017 release, ‘Beneath The Soil’, and comes ahead of her new album, ‘Superbloom’. On top of all that, the track is accompanied by her first proper music video.
Ray Lugar’s latest venture, The Collective Force, has seen him aligning world renowned artists in both the studio and on stage, and the project stands as a powerful voice for all people. Their most recent single, ‘Paper Cha$e’, sees Ray and The Collective Force share how they believe the current culture of money can and must be changed.
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Pennan Brae is right up there alongside such classic rock and blues storytelling songwriters as Elton John, Muddy Waters, BB. King, and Elmore James. The guitarist is also a screenwriter and filmmaker, and loves to poke fun at and celebrate the sound of the 80s. His latest single, ‘Crashland’, is the lead track from his album, ‘The Astronot’, which accompanies his film of the same name.
South Florida native IHateJulian isn’t your average rapper. Not just a jack of all trades, he’s also a master of all, whether it be rap, acting, or running his own business. His latest single, ‘I Ain’t Impressed (Remix)’, features Starling and Lee Cavalli, and it’s a depiction of a day in the life for this superstar.
Crast is a four-piece from Barrie, Ontario, whose guitar rock follows no particular style, but rather blends a variety of sub-genres, such as Math rock, emo, progressive metal, and powerpop. Their latest single, ‘Swimming’, from their ‘Soundgoods’ EP, shows everything Crast has got and what they stand for in three and a half minutes: unusual chord shapes, unexpected melodies, provocative lyrical ideas.
The Vamps have been on one hell of a roll lately. After announcing their brand-new album “Cherry Blossom” – which is due to be out on the 16thof October – they dropped “Married In Vegas” and “Chemicals.” Now, they return once again with their insane new single “Better” – available to stream on all major streaming platforms now!
‘Time Ran Out’ is the debut single for Gusty, the latest project for designer and creative director Justin Smith, who’s been at the forefront of such bands as The Inside. Recently signed to Dowd Records, the artist has a deep love of hip-hop, indie, and British music, and has been writing his own material in anticipation of finding the perfect collaborator. That he has, in the form of Jon Sortland – a name regular readers of EP will no doubt be familiar with by now – of The Shins, and TLA. Sortland is a longtime friend of Smith’s, and was enlisted to record and produce the single.
Amalia Kadis is a Tokyo-based EDM artist, and her latest single, ‘I Found You’ is from her new album of the same name. Written during lockdown and recorded in the studio, Amalia did the mixing herself at home due to the rapidly escalating Covid-19 situation preventing her leaving the house. ‘I Found You’ is out through Aplux Records.