Bumpin Uglies goes big with new ‘Mid-Atlantic Dub’ album

I’ll be honest: I freaked out a bit when Brandon Hardesty messaged me the other week, asking if I wanted to listen to their new album and write a review. I knew it would be amazing, but how the hell was I supposed to put their genre-defyingly awesome music into words that could actually do […]

Five Finger Death Punch releases 4th single off ‘Afterlife’ album

Five Finger Death Punch is back again with the newest single from their upcoming album, Afterlife! That’s right folks, be prepared for Ivan Moody to grace your ears once again with his soulful, yet heavy voice. The newest single is called “Times Like These” and comes right after the hard-hitting single “Welcome To The Circus”. […]

Brooke Fair dives deep into “First Love” feels in new single

Hitting streaming platforms on April 1st, award-winning artist Brooke Fair has released her latest single “First Love” off of her upcoming full-length studio album The Things We Were — distributed globally by Zojak World Wide on May 20th. A very talented young artist, this 17-year-old Memphis native was named ‘Songwriter of The Year’ by the […]

Motionless in White welcomes all to the “Cyberhex” era

It’s time to join the resistance and become “Cyberhex”. With their triple headlining tour Trinity of Terror underway, Motionless in White enters a new era with their latest single, “Cyberhex”. It’s so futuristic-sounding, with all the synth and digital effects. Theres a computer A.I. voice midway through the song that says, “Initiate Cyberhex, eliminate threat.” […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Zion I Kings “Red Gold & Green Dubmarine”

Zion I Kings return with the world premiere of “Red Gold & Green Dubmarine” single — and video! Get the exclusive first listen (and look) today only on Top Shelf Music before the psychedelic reggae single becomes available on all digital outlets tomorrow. Get ready to ride a dubby, bubbly underwater adventure with Zion I […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Dust City Opera “Angie”

Emerging grunge-meets-indie folk band Dust City Opera debut another song off their forthcoming sophomore album Alien Summer with the video for “Angie”! Due out March 4th, the album follows the band’s first full-length Heaven in 2019 and will feature previously released tracks like “The Unkind”, “An Okay Way To Go”, “It”, “Tile or Linoleum” and “Stars”. “Angie” […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: Piper Street Sound “Black Eyed Peace”, feat. Andy Bassford

Atlanta producer Piper Street Sound (born Matt Mansfield) has teamed with legendary Reggae guitarist Andy Bassford to render an entire collaborative EP! The instrumental project — filled with PSS’ signature horn-heavy dub style, along with new keys and an abundance of tape delays, analog effects and beyond — kicks off today with the world premiere […]

Gentleman’s Dub Club drops “Honey” single, feat. Hollie Cook

The UK ska-reggae outfit Gentleman’s Dub Club makes a gallant return with “Honey”, featuring the sweet vocal talents of Hollie Cook! The single follows November’s “Castle In The Sky” release for GDC and is coupled with the exciting announcement of the lads’ eighth studio album to come! Down To Earth, available March 19th via Easy […]

Lake Street Dive drops second single off upcoming album, ‘Obviously’

While anticipating the release of their new upcoming album, Obviously, beloved blue-eyed soul rockers Lake Street Dive have premiered the new single “Nobody’s Stopping You Now”, a letter of encouragement from lead vocalist Rachael Price to her teenage self, co-written with bassist Bridget Kearney. The letter acts as a beacon of hope for a bright […]

Small Batch teases debut EP with “Southern Mash” single

Today marks the debut pre-order, with instant release of Small Batch’s leading single “Southern Mash”, for their upcoming EP, History Repeats. The six-track EP drops on September 29th and features some notable musicians of Marin County, California, including Slightly Stoopid drummer Ryan Moran (aka RyMo), Shawn Brown and Joe Endoso (past and current members of […]