Yearly Archives: 2020


New Single “Summer’s Over” Wistfully Mourns 2020 “How much time did we lose? Is everyone here?” mulls Animalweapon’s hugely evocative new  single “Summer’s Over.” Released by Polychromatic Records on Oct. 9, it’s an intimate whisper  with universal resonance.  “It’s very much a song for this moment,” said Patrick Cortes, aka […]

Animalweapon


“When the three of us get together, we love putting smiles on peoples’ faces and seeing them dancing and having a great time,” says Sarah Grace Buckley of Australian sibling trio The Buckleys. “Music is so powerful, and making people happy and making memories is definitely a place that we […]

The Buckleys


Island Records/UMe are proud to announce the release of remastered and expanded versions of No Need to Argue by The Cranberries on September 18th. Originally released in 1994, No Need To Argue was the band’s biggest selling album with global sales in excess of 17 million and contained the band’s most commercially successful single “Zombie.” The video for […]

The Cranberries “No Need To Argue” Reissue


Mater Dolorosa, “Our Lady Of Sorrows”, the incarnation of Mary pierced through the heart with seven swords, is a fitting title and matron for the solo debut of CrowJane. LA Punk Legend Paul Roessler (Screamers, Nina Hagen, 45 Grave, Deadbeats), after becoming close friends with CrowJane while recording her band […]

CrowJane



“The project is called Dark Mark vs. Skeleton Joe (DMvsSJ) because we both have assumed these alter egos over the years,” says former The Icarus Line frontman Joe Cardamone to Rolling Stone about his new band which also features Screaming Trees’ Mark Lanegan. “The material we wanted to do together […]

Dark Mark vs. Skeleton Joe (feat. Mark Lanegan and Joe ...


Merging the intricate digital elements of trip hop and electronica with the live elements of soul music and vocal performance, Philadelphia duo DECOUPLR are announcing their debut album DIGITAL BONFIRE (out February 2021) and releasing their first single “Cold Sweat” on all streaming platforms today. Beginning in West Philadelphia just last year, DECOUPLR came […]

DECOUPLR


Santa Monica, CA – April 17, 2020 – Supertonic is a special kind of Diana Ross magic. Absolutely authentic, it’s her voice, her electrifying sound. This music has no boundaries, blending the past and the now in this new collection. On May 29, the digital release of Supertonic, featuring new […]

Diana Ross


“The Plague Garden would never have come to life in this incarnation were it not for the 2020 plague, which is not to say that I am thanking the plague for the album,” smirks Ryder Cooley, self-proclaimed “Faerie Queen” of New York-based dark carnival band The Dust Bowl Faeries. Their […]

The Dust Bowl Faeries



Carving out a genre-defying space for themselves in our musical landscape, Elder Island captivate with shapeshifting songs wherein textures matter as much as melodies, and lyrics are littered with crypticism. The trio’s music cherry-picks and transforms elements from genres as diverse as electronica, house, pop and neo-soul. The result is […]

Elder Island


The iconic Frankie Goes to Hollywood will be reissuing their catalog of releases on CD and vinyl on January 22, 2021 (it will be released everywhere else on Dec. 11, 2020). Their legendary debut Welcome to the Pleasuredome was produced by Trevor Horn and originally released on October 29, 1984. A chart topping […]

Frankie Goes to Hollywood – Reissues


“I didn’t make something that other people would necessarily want to listen to. I made something that I would want to jam out to forever,” says Pablo Alvarez, mastermind behind the indie rhythmic alt-rock band Good Bison. While it can be seen as a selfish risk to write music for […]

Good Bison


Covering iconic artists like The Beatles is not something any artist should take lightly, or in many cases, attempt. Synthwave artists GUNSHIP have not only risen to the challenge, they’ve done the legendary classic “Eleanor Rigby” justice. With a cover of that track releasing today in time for Halloween, October […]

GUNSHIP



Founded by new wave icon Josie Cotton in 2018, Kitten Robot Records is a place for all things eclectic in music. Based in Los Angeles, along with Kitten Robot Studios headed by LA punk pioneer Paul Roessler, we hope to foster a community of musical creation and exploration.

Kitten Robot Records


“This release is my way to start looking ahead, and rejoin the world in a way that helps me feel more hopeful about the future,” says multi-instrumentalist and producer Olé Koretsky. After taking two years away from the music business, Koretsky is reemerging with MMXX, a five-song EP, to be […]

Koretsky


British singer and songwriter Maddox Jones unveils “Headspace”, the title track and first single to be lifted from his debut EP, set for release on July 10, 2020 viaRadikal/ Quattro Records. The video premiered on American Songwriter, who called the track “a song that starts out with a simple, solemn synth-based riff, but builds […]

Maddox Jones


Kamloops, BC singer/songwriter Madison Olds is on her way to becoming Canada’s next big breakthrough recording artist. Madison’s kind and loving spirit is exemplified beautifully in her upcoming music releases, starting July, 2020. Madison recently won 1st place at the International Songwriting Competition (Screenshot Category), along with garnering an impressive […]

Madison Olds



Mary J. Blige, the legendary singer-songwriter, actress, philanthropist and honorary Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, will re-release her acclaimed 1994 sophomore album, My Life, on NOVEMBER 20 via Geffen/UMe. The album celebrates its anniversary November 29 and will be released in three physical forms: a 2CD, a standard weight black double […]

Mary J. Blige “My Life” (re-release)


Without even a single to her name, eighteen-year-old artist Ugbad Musti was still one of the most talked about acts at last year’s Øya Festival in her hometown of Oslo, Norway. Despite her set competing for attention with headliners such as Christine & The Queens and Robyn, Billboard.com took note of the newcomer. “Musti performed with confidence […]

Musti


The Neverlutionaries’ self-titled debut LP album is an unfiltered expression of the heart that seamlessly straddles moods and genres. The brainchild of multi-instrumentalist songwriter Christopher Harold Wells and bound by his distinctively soulful timbre, the eponymous eight-song release tints hook-laden alternative rock with psychedelia, shoegaze-y jazz, and subtle funk. “The […]

The Neverlutionaries


Having first made a name for themselves performing at house parties and dive bars on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, who could have predicted that Ocean Alley would so fervently captivate audiences worldwide. Almost 10 years since their formation, the band have achieved more than 250 million streams, sold out headline shows […]

Ocean Alley



Inspired by the likes of Joy Division, The Jesus & Mary Chain and Bruce Springsteen, OUTSIDER’s music works on three levels. The immediacy of the music and its emotional pull have the power to capture people’s attention, but there’s a real depth to discover in the multi-layered lyrics too. His […]

Outsider


BIOGRAPHY Bio by Larry Fitzmaurice Taking some time off to clear your head can do a world of good — and sometimes it can lead to new discoveries about yourself, too. That’s the thinking behind Not a Game, Michael Tapper’s adventurous debut album as Practice. Teeming with lush synth work […]

Practice


In Her Own Words: “The idea is to create a monumental piece of art conceptually and contextually that is ahead of its time, without neglecting the influences of everything I have ever heard. From Sinatra to Burning Spear to Mahalia Jackson to the haunting kumina drums I heard as a […]

Racquel Jones


About Radikal Records: Established in 1990 and based just outside of NYC, Radikal is one of the United States’ leading independent record labels. In business for more than 25 years, Radikal is focused on promoting and distributing artists – not only to US audiences, but also on a global basis to […]

Radikal Records



The era defining, history making, best-selling female group of all time today announce the re-release of Spiceworld and The Greatest Hits on vinyl – the ultimate Mother’s Day gifts. The vinyl will be available from Friday, March 13, 2020via UMe/Virgin EMI. Re-issued on 180g black vinyl, this release of Spiceworld retains all original artwork from 1997. Peaking at […]

Spice Girls – Reissues


The Outside EP is, at its essence, a return to form. It’s a sonic journey through my thoughts and inclinations and a peer into the process that inspires me to write. I’ve always felt like my topics and concepts stemmed from an external source, intangible, but ever present. My connection […]

ToBy


There are few genres in which German artists play such a central pioneering role as they do in electronic music, be it techno, electropop, trance or rave. At the frontline for many years were Kraftwerk and U96, two absolute trailblazers of this musical direction. While Kraftwerk wrote international music history […]

U96 / WOLFGANG FLÜR


THE VERONICAS have revealed a new side of their artistry with the video for their latest single “Biting My Tongue,” which was written and directed by Jess and Lisa. The cinematic video is the directorial debut for the pair and was filmed in England prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. It stars Jess and Lisa alongside actor/model/musician twins Bud and Aidan Brennan Williams […]

The Veronicas