Brittany Howard – ‘Stay High’

Brittany Howard is best known for her work with her band, Alabama Shakes, and her first solo release, her album ‘Jaime’, is named for her sister, who died from cancer while they were still teenagers. ‘Stay High’ is the first single from the album, and is an ode to joy in which Howard reflects on her upbringing.

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We Premiere Jaco’s ‘Shoe’ – Taking Us Back To A Gentler Time

With a sound reminding us of the likes of Syd Barrett’s Pink Floyd, The Who, and even Jethro Tull, the psych folk/rock vibe of Birmingham Alabama artist Jaco’s song ‘Shoe’ takes us back to a time when things were a lot simpler, if in reality not too different politically. The song is from Jaco’s album, ‘You Know’, released today June 19 on Cornelius Chapel Records.

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Dajour – ‘Slow Wine’

Now based in New York but originally from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Dajour is one of those people who (annoyingly) manages to turn to gold everything he touches. Still only 22 years old, he’s a rapper, singer, songwriter, and ghostwriter, and his music career is only going up. Formerly known as “King Buddha”, Dajour is the nephew of New York rapper, Jadakiss, one third of legendary hip hop group, The Lox. Dajour’s latest single, ‘Slow Wine’, has already amassed more than 400,000 streams on Spotify, and has a popping music video to match.

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Alt Rock Artist Passaro Drops New EP ‘Anguish’

Alternative rock artist Passaro did the reverse of what a lot of artists do, and moved away from his hometown of Los Angeles, to make his base in Birmingham, Alabama. His first release under the Passaro name, ‘Anguish’ is a 6 track EP, and was released on January 12.

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Terry Ohms Blows Our Mind With ‘Mind Blow’

‘Mind Blow’ is the opening track on ‘Terryfirma’, the new album from Birmingham Alabama native, Wes McDonald. It’s released under McDonald’s performance name, Terry Ohms. The track is set for release on January 16.

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Alabama Based Peruvian Musician, Brown Kid Releases EP, ‘Rusty Strings’

Brown Kid hails from Peru, but is nowadays based in Alabama, where the singer songwriter has released his new EP, ‘Rusty Strings’. With a laid back folky sound which reminds the listener a bit of Jack Johnson, the EP is both fresh and infectious.

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Hip Hop Artist Nathan Heathcock Recent Release Of His Newest Single ‘Tick Tock’

Alabama-based hip hop artist Nathan Heathcock released his latest single, ‘Tick Tock’, on May 26 this year.

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Pistol Pete Ft. KDigga – ‘Hate Dat’

Alabama Hip-hop artist Pistol Pete has released his latest single, ‘Hate Dat’. Featuring fellow rap artist KDigga, he considers the upbeat track to be his best work to date.

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MRYGLD – ‘Cool Kids’

We’ve covered a lot of artists from Birmingham, Alabama recently and so we bring you another from the indie rock city which keeps on giving. MRYGLD (pronounced “marigold”) was formed this year by Brandon Snipes and Shane and Alyssa Jewell, who recruited drummer Kyle Blair and bassist James McCauley. The group has played lots of live shows locally, and have recorded their self-titled debut EP, released in June.

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Shaheed and DJ Supreme – ‘Glorious Day’

Hip-hop duo, Shaheed and DJ Supreme are from Birmingham Alabama and have performed with the likes of Akil (MC from Jurassic 5). Starting their collaboration in 2007, they released two critically acclaimed albums, ‘Health, Wealth & Knowledge Of Self’, and ‘Scholar Warrior’ (a remix album), before eventually signing to Birmingham label, Communicating Vessels.

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Future Elevators – ‘Modern World’

Future Elevators is the new project of Michael Shackelford, following the breakup of his former band, The Grenadines. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Shackelford has collaborated with independent record label Communicating Vessels in the release of his new single, ‘Modern World’.

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Hip-Hop Artist Yung Bleu Announces Release of Debut Album ‘Investments 3’ Accompanied by a 7-date Tour

Jeremy Biddle, performing as Yung Bleu, is a rapper from Mobile, Alabama. His album, ‘Investments 3’, features melodic rapping, layered over heavy beats, and is characterised by his rich baritone voice.

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