Gone Gone Beyond goes acoustic in “Coast” live video

Posited somewhere between folk, world, alternative and electronica, you will find the existence of Gone Gone Beyond. This unique faction extends past the realms of any one specific musical category, for a simple designation would be far too constricting for their liking. No, GGB is far more than that. They pose as the next music […]

Dark Side of Light shines in new “Pull My Strings” single

With the release of their captivating new single, “Pull My Strings”, indie-alternative music duo Dark Side of Light creatively tackles heartbreak, fear of change and the ever-growing isolation so many people have experienced during this shared global nightmare. An incredibly unique and appealing track, inspired by beats created out of the mind of member Grant […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Andreas Moe “Hey Lulu”

Swedish acclaimed singer-songwriter Andreas Moe delivers another taste of his forthcoming EP with “Hey Lulu”, premiering only on Top Shelf Music today ahead of its public release April 9th! The five-time Platinum-certified artist has had a hand in writing songs for the likes of Cheat Codes, Sabrina Carpenter, Tïesto, Tinie Tempah, Omi, Boyzone; has toured […]

Andrea unveils adorable “Talk to Me” music video

Macedonia rising artist Andrea brings to life her electric “Talk to Me” single in this fun-filled and vibrant music video! Directed by Vladimir “Gjule” Mitrevski, Andrea coaxes her crush to come out of the shadows as colorful slides are spliced with black-and-white contrasts and animated shapes traverse the screen. Choreographed dancers segue between all the […]

Same Same But Different returns as CA’s first camping festival since COVID

Some festivals are just destined to be revolutionary. One such music and arts weekend event is in its third year along the sandy shores of southern California’s Lake Perris (albeit, skipping the year that shall not be named). That’s right, the funky monkey crunchy radical bunchy folk of Same Same But Different Festival plans to […]

ZOLA’s pop “Nosebleed” single is simply addictive

24-year-old singer-songwriter ZOLA returns from a year-long recording moratorium with the expressive and honest single, “Nosebleed”. The new song, out via Young Poet (UK) and first premiering with Early Rising, captures the confusion of self-identity (and, to be honest, 2020) perfectly, with an overall emphasis on mental health when riding out a storm. Getting caught […]

WITHN shines in sentimental “Siempre” music video

Los Angeles-based, Colombia-raised world music artist WITHN, born Santiago Orozco, returns with a personal ode to his upbringing in “Siempre” and the song’s accompanying video. Walking a graffiti park, deep in contemplation and hugging family members, WITHN expresses deep sentiment throughout the music video, whether you understand his profound Spanish lyrics or not. Luckily, he’s […]

MAK combines dance & darkness with “Inside My Head” single

Coming to your ears straight from Brooklyn, New York is some of the smoothest pop you’ll ever want to jive to: MAK is here and he’s ready to slay the scene with his most recent single “Inside My Head” from his second upcoming EP, Lucid Dream. An appropriate title indeed for a synth-full, joyous melody, […]

Outside Lands sets sights on Halloween Weekend 2021

San Francisco’s main event, Outside Lands, is returning triumphantly to the City By The Bay for 2021 to the relief of ticket-holders, festival fans and music-lovers everywhere. That said, it’s going to be a little late. Pushed back from its annual August positioning to over Halloween Weekend 2021, Outside Lands is back and bigger than […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Roots of Creation “Mammoth”

Reggae rock jam band phenom Roots of Creation is hard at work on their eighth studio album — yes, you heard us right, eighth! The aptly named Dub Free or Die Vol #1 (for such a dub-loving band) is set for release late Spring 2021, yet the band needs the public’s help! It wasn’t easy surviving […]

Mog Jones debuts with smash ‘On The Run’ album

Cornwall’s own singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mog Jones is showing up to the scene in a big way with the release of her debut album, On The Run: eight tantalizing tracks consisting of country-infused glam-rock, mixed with a little indie, folk and blues throughout. These songs dance gracefully down the album, with influences that range from […]

DENM defies expectations in “Fallin” single

Promptly joining the celebrated list of southern California’s musical messengers, sun-kissed 20-something musician, songwriter and producer DENM (pronounced: Denim) has dropped his latest single “Fallin”. This ballad, dripping with SoCal vibes, is the newest release in preparation for his upcoming debut album Slum Beach Denny, planning to be released this year in partnership with Ineffable […]

Glass House Point returns with airy “All to Rest” single

Glass House Point is an alternative rock band from Tampa, Florida, who immediately caught my ear in a sea of submissions due to their experimental vibe and ethereal sound. The quartet has been around for some time and are making a name for themselves as they continue to push boundaries in modern music through their […]