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iNTeLL BIO Born & raised in Staten Island, New York the eldest son of U-God, from the Wu-Tang Clan, had an upbringing that was far from normal. On March 13th of ’94, while being escorted to a birthday party, a young Dontae Hawkins was shot through the abdomen. The bullet came from a nearby crossfire shooting. After several operations & years of physical […]

2nd Generation WU


(pronounced: Alee-see-yuh) Alicia Blue began her creative pursuits with a deep emersion into poetry that spanned her earliest years and filled her days with words, art and stories. While in college at Cal State Northridge her life in music began when she collided with a wheelchair-bound, aging soul singer named […]

Alicia Blue


    alisonmoyet.com Alison Moyet is a Basildon girl born to a French father and English mother. Having left school at 16, she began her musical journey in punk bands and on the Canvey Island pub rock scene. Her piano tuning studies came to an abrupt halt when ‘Only You’ became a […]

Alison Moyet


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



Peter Murphy Daniel AshDavid JKevin Haskins “Bauhaus always sought to conjure something more esoteric and enigmatic — ‘She’s in Parties,’ ‘Dark Entries,’ ‘Kick in the Eye,’ ‘All We Ever Wanted Was Everything,’ ‘Slice of Life,’ and even the cover of ‘Ziggy Stardust’ (one of the best cover songs of all time) […]

Bauhaus


“Honestly, my entire life, I’ve wondered who the heck is the type of person that drinks cocktails at hotels in Manhattan. Yet, I somehow found myself there, stirring the ice in my $20 cocktail and thinking about why I’m always following the type of love that I know is going […]

Best Ex


Andy Rourke has teamed up with British, LA based frontman / guitarist KAV to launch new band “Blitz Vega”.   The band are based between LA & NYC. They recorded their debut Album in LA, produced by Sadaharu Yagi. Music-wise think big driving tracks, guitar hooks, heavy beats, loops and […]

Blitz Vega (feat. Andy Rourke of The Smiths and Kav ...


“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



    chuckraganmusic.com   Chuck Ragan’s bracing new release Till Midnight once again confirms what the iconoclastic singer-songwriter’s fans have known all along: that he’s a deeply compelling songwriter and an effortlessly charismatic performer, as well as a true believer in music’s ability to illuminate and inspire. Till Midnight‘s ten typically impassioned new Ragan […]

Chuck Ragan


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 ...



Since their inception in Melbourne in 1981, Dead Can Dance have been informed by folk traditions from all over Europe, not just solely in terms of instrumentation, but also by secular, religious and spiritual practices. The story to their forthcoming album Dionysus took shape as Brendan Perry became fascinated by […]

Dead Can Dance


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


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


Engelbert Humperdinck never wanted to be a singer. A career in music, yes, but he was extraordinarily shy. The youngest boy of a family of ten children originally from Leicester, England, he grew up in Madras, India, where his father was stationed during World War II. Engelbert’s childhood was dominated […]

Engelbert Humperdinck



  In 2015, the ground started to fall from under Rou Reynolds’ feet. He’d been having occasional panic attacks for years, but hadn’t put a name to the problem until that brutal summer. Frayed by touring and heavy professional expectations, he started self-medicating, which backfired massively. “The anxiety I get […]

Enter Shikari


In 2011, a group of 15 year old high schoolers from LA, raised on healthy doses of 90’s-era post-punk and grunge, with just enough old-school classic rock thrown in, came together to develop their own sound and started writing and playing original songs nearly from day one. The kids, now […]

Forty Feet Tall


Following the release of their cosmic first single “Planet B,” Philly-based electro-indie artists Fried Monk (real name: Lucas Kozinski) and beautiful-fortune (real name: Jameel Farruk) are adding to their repertoire together with the groove-laden EP Here As One, out May 7, 2021. Clocking in at three tracks and just under nine minutes, Here As One is a compact, eclectic journey […]

Fried Monk x beautiful-fortune


The Problem of Leisure is set for release on June 4, 2021. It’s a double album of tracks written by Andy Gill and Gang of Four, all newly reinterpreted and recorded by artists whose own unique contributions to music were enriched by listening to Gang of Four. The album features songs […]

Gang of Four



Testimony Gloria Gaynor will tell you, “I have more than survived. I have thrived.” Indeed, an optimistic message accentuates her new gospel album, Testimony, and it’s delivered with the exhilarating vocals that have become the legendary performer’s trademark. “I named this album Testimony because that’s what it is. It’s my […]

Gloria Gaynor


Proving to be the new hotbed of musical talent coming out of the West Coast, Kitten Robot has signed celebrated punk band HAYLEY AND THE CRUSHERS to the label. Currently recording music remotely and in-person with producer Paul Roessler (T.S.O.L., Josie Cotton, Richie Ramone), the band are planning their follow-up to their third full-length, 2020’s Vintage Millennial and their […]

Hayley and the Crushers


The sweetest musical spots are always found deep between the contrasts. Dark and light, orchestral  and digital, dramatic and delicate, raw and polished, sadness and bliss. Searched for by many,  discovered by few, conquered by Hybrid; it’s a creative place where any story can be told. From  studio to stadiums, […]

Hybrid


 Critically-acclaimed and award-winning artist and songwriter Ina Wroldsen is a straight-talking, uncensored, funny, honest and fiercely independent role model. On her new single “Fires“,  the multi-platinum-selling artist tackles motherhood in that same emotionally-unfiltered manner and relates her feelings of it as a double-edged sword. “A child is this amazing gift, but they’re only […]

Ina Wroldsen



A look into the history of Information Society is a peek at the evolution of electronic music. From their first self‐released album in 1983 to their upcoming  2021 album ODDfellows, InSoc (as they’re affectionately known), have grown from a young electronic band, mutating the sum total of their influences, to […]

Information Society


Irish songstress Janet Devlin returns to the big leagues with a brand-new release, ‘Confessional’. Her re-entry to the musical landscape is the start of a slow-burn, long-term engagement with her large and loyal fanbase, followers retained during her tenure on the hit show X Factor (2011), as well as those […]

Janet Devlin


“The story of January Jane is so absurd – but then, everything about being in the music business is absurd,” says January Jane guitarist Mitch C. Mitchell with a laugh. He’s correct: January Jane has taken an unusual path so far – but this strategy seems to have worked, because […]

January Jane


Singer/songwriter/bandleader Josie Cotton hails from Dallas Texas.  In the early 1980s, Cotton had an international hit with “Johnny Are You Queer?” which was included on the soundtrack of the seminal film Valley Girl.  She also appeared in the film with her band the Party Crashers as well as Jackass Number […]

Josie Cotton



J “I definitely wouldn’t say it’s music writing,” says 17 year-old singer/songwriter Julia Bhatt coolly.  “I genuinely just fuck around on the guitar until I play a string of chords that makes me feel good, I guess.”  While it may sound like chance or luck, Julia’s preternatural ability for writing duct-tape sticky […]

Julia Bhatt


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


Limahl won the hearts of millions of teenage girls in the 80s as the lead singer of Kajagoogoo who stormed to the top of the charts with ‘Too Shy’ and ‘Kaja Mania’ was born. After two more top 20 hits with Kajagoogoo, Limahl and the band parted ways and suddenly […]

Limahl


“A butterfly was seen by a glider pilot at 11,000 feet. They may fly higher…” Losers began as an idea with two kindred spirits in the countryside studio of one of the noughties most interesting and underrated bands, The Cooper Temple Clause. The idea pupated, other musicians became involved, two […]

LOSERS



In a New York Daily News article from April 18th, actress/comedian Margaret Cho reported 3,795 anti-Asian violent physical assaults and that “The latest anti-Asian numbers, as of April 11, 2021, saw 54 anti-Asian hate crimes reported to the NYDP, compared to 12 by that date in 2020 — an increase of 350%.” […]

Lyrics Born feat. Cutso


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


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


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


    Thin with prominent cheekbones, a baritone voice, and a penchant for gloomy poetics, Peter John Joseph Murphy (born 11 July 1957) is an English singer and musician. He was the vocalist of the rock group Bauhaus and later went on to release a number of solo albums, such […]

Peter Murphy


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


3LP DELUXE EDITION WILL INCLUDE NINE BONUS TRACKS, 24-PAGE BOOKLET  (hi res product shot here)   4LP DELUXE EDITION WILL INCLUDE EIGHTEEN BONUS TRACKS, 24-PAGE BOOKLET  (hi res product shot here) LOS ANGELES, CA — February 5, 2021 — It’s been 26 years since Do You Want More?!!!??!, the groundbreaking second studio album […]

THE ROOTS “DO YOU WANT MORE?!!!??! DELUXE EDITION”


  Since their humble DIY beginnings in 1981, Osaka, Japan’s Shonen Knife have been building a faithful following of rock enthusiasts and alternative rock elite, their relentless journey securing the band’s place as one of the pioneer ambassadors of Japanese rock music and culture on the international stage. The rock […]

Shonen Knife


ABOUT KEANAN DUFFTY: Keanan Duffty is an award-winning British fashion designer and musician. Duffty is the author of “Rebel Rebel Anti-Style” (Rizzoli/Universe, 2009), He graduated from Central Saint Martins in London with a Bachelor of Arts degree 1st class honors, in fashion and is a member Council of Fashion Designers of […]

Slinky Vagabond



   the-sounds.com THE SOUNDS Maja Ivarsson – Vocals Jesper Anderberg – Guitar / Keyboards Felix Rodriguez – Guitar Johan Richter – Bass Fredrik Blond – Drums For a band whose history as a band spans a little over two decades, Swedish indie rockers THE SOUNDS sure don’t sound like it. Resonating […]

The Sounds


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 Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs formed in 1995 Los Angeles as a just-for-kicks cover band, swiping their name from the opening line of Iggy and the Stooges classic “Search & Destroy” and never looking back. Their first gigs consisted of revved up covers of the Runaways, MC5, Stooges, New York Dolls and […]

The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs


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



The guitars had been sitting in their cases collecting dust for several years, but there are some things that have a way of coming back around. Just ask John Treanor, guitarist and songwriter of the Los Angeles based gloomy alt-rock outfit Tombstones In Their Eyes. It would be a chance […]

Tombstones In Their Eyes


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


High up in the Catskills, Woodstock in winter is so snow-padded and soft “it sounds like someone put the world on mute”, explains AJ. This was where The Wandering Hearts – AJ Dean-Revington, Chess Whiffin and Tara Wilcox – recorded their self-titled album early on in 2020. “It was on […]

The Wandering Hearts


  Sometimes a step sideways is the best progression forward. After the breakup of Yellowcard in Spring 2017, vocalist/guitarist William Ryan Key did just that with his solo debut EP, THIRTEEN which will be released on May 25, 2018 via The Lone Tree Recordings. Both a sonic redirection and a rediscovering of his muse, THIRTEEN finds Ryan in a […]

William Ryan Key



    yellowcardrock.com     “When saying farewell, it is hard to know where to start, especially when there are so many reasons not to say it, but the time has come to share this news,” said YELLOWCARD in a unified statement. “After countless discussions and months of thought, we have decided that it […]

Yellowcard