HighDro uplifts with debut ‘Highatus’ LP

Vegas-based reformist rapper HighDro has undoubtedly the gift of gab, yet his rhymes do so much more than merely flow fluidly. He is one of the (few) rising conscious rap stars that just makes you want to feel better with every listen. Releasing his debut full-length album Highatus back in October 2021, HighDro is now […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Black Bird Hum “World Keeps Spinning”

Leading Australian dub reggae band Black Bird Hum returns with a video for their latest “World Keeps Spinning” single! Set to release tonight via Color Red, “World Keeps Spinning” centers around the notion that our nine-to-fives can easily eat up our entire existence if we let them. Every morning, you wake up with a choice […]

Eclectic Soundtrax Podcast, Ep. 64: Skunk Funk

Skunk Funk frontman and bassist Bobby “Bobo the Sequel” Roses joins hosts Skunk Manhattan and Victor Ramos in this new episode of Eclectic Soundtrax! Based out of Vallejo, California, Skunk Funk offers a twist on the typical “west coast” reggae rock sound, with a growing funky vibe. The band’s main priority — providing an off-the-wall, […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Carter Brady “Starlight”

Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Carter Brady is back with this exclusive world premiere of his new music video “Starlight”, an upbeat indie rock ode to musical accomplishment and recognition. Whether in career or otherwise, everyone strives for validation, right? As a musician, there is nothing better than basking in the limelight of one’s success. Based just […]

BeachLife 2022 announced once again for May

After a year postponed and an unusual fall placement for the second annual, Redondo Beach’s best music and arts festival returns to its original May positioning for 2022. Of course, we’re talking about BeachLife, Orange County’s unparalleled weekend event where multi-genre music meets California beach culture unlike any other. As of this morning, BeachLife fans […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Matt Waters “Impatient”

Cincinnati-based rising singer-songwriter Matt Waters is back in action with the world premiere of his latest soulful single “Impatient”. Funk-infused and full of joie de vivre, Waters encapsulates in a song exactly what everyone wants once the sun goes down — not to wait! It’s a New Year, a new night out, a new adventure […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Jus Goodie “At The Moment”

California reggae fan favorite Jus Goodie returns with the slammin’ ska-infused single, “At The Moment”, premiering exclusively today on Top Shelf Music before it hits digital outlets Friday, January 7th! And, when we say it kicks, we mean it! With unexpected horns and uptempo choruses that break away from the band’s familiar mellow modus operandi, […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Mystic Roots “Things To Say”

Cali reggae staple Mystic Roots returns with the world video premiere for one of their top fan-favorite songs, “Things To Say”! Debuting exclusively today on Top Shelf Music before it hits their YouTube channel, be one of the first to view a wonderful compilation of the band’s European voyage to entertain U.S. troops overseas. From […]

Solrise shares “Cold & Rugged” lyric video

Rootsy reggae Barcelona-based band Solrise returns with a lyric video for their “Cold & Rugged” single — an appropriately-titled song for wintertime!! And, it’s in English (for all you tuning in from the States). Released last year before their latest single “Sitting There”, “Cold & Rugged” centers around the sad hard feelings that come with […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Shahar Mintz “Red”

Singer-songwriter Shahar Mintz, Israeli born and current resident of New York, expresses a somber swan song to the city he has grown so accustomed to in this exclusive world video premiere of “Red”. After 23 years of living in Brooklyn, Mintz has decided it’s finally time to move back to Israel to be with his […]

The Buckleys reveal rockin’ “Boogie Woogie Santa Claus” video

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a cool Santa Claus! This year, Australian country rock siblings The Buckleys have created their own rockin’ twist to the holiday classic, “Boogie Woogie Santa Claus”, originally released by Mabel Scott in 1948 before ramping up in fame with Patti Page’s 1950 radio version. Sarah Buckley comments, “We are so […]

Action-packed short film to feature Angelo Moore of Fishbone

Renowned videographer Jeff Pliskin, founder of Raised Fist Propaganda, has just let the world know that he is segueing back into filmmaking with the announcement of Skull Kiss, a crime-ridden, gangster-style action vignette featuring the talents of many music industry titans! Starring Peter Greene (aka Zed), one of New York City’s finest character actors Skam […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: 7Descent “Southwest Chief”

Nashville’s rising rock ‘n roll group 7Descent premieres their latest single “Southwest Chief” today on Top Shelf before it hits digital outlets on December 10th! You might want to slow down during the holiday season, but your soundtrack shouldn’t… at least, not according to 7Descent. For fans of heavy metal, you’ll instantly be hooked by […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Qarreo “The Little Drummer Boy”

Rising Nashville band Qarreo is back with an all-time Christmas classic — an ethereal eclectic take on “The Little Drummer Boy”! Everyone knows the original 1941 version by American classical music composer Katherine Kennicott Davis… you know, when the wisemen happened upon a drummer boy on their path to Bethlehem? He ended up leading the […]