Macklemore & IRO have teamed up, from NBC’s Songland, for another song about relapse and recovery. The native-Seattle rapper has always spoken openly and honestly about his addiction and recovery, as well as the effects that the addictions of others have had on him. Songs like “Drug Dealer” “Starting Over” “Otherside” and “Kevin” have transformed the lives of people and provided many with the wake … Continue reading Macklemore + IRO Release New Song about Relapse & Recovery
“Inequality” – a song hard rocker Ivan Beecroft calls “a protest song about the ever widening gap between the ‘haves and have nots’” – is the lead track from his latest album, Liars, Freaks & Fools. As with the other 9 tracks that follow on the album, “Inequality” sees Beecroft bring his distinct blend of 90s grunge, 70s protometal, and punk rock DIY ethic front … Continue reading Ivan Beecroft Explores the Wealth Gap with INEQUALITY
In a Billboard article titled “Trans Artist-Activist Ryan Cassata Shares Summer of Pride Mix & Talks Escaping Queer-Phobia” Ryan Cassata digs deep into his upbringing in the music industry, starting with his classic rock heroes and diving into current queer music. He writes “Before I was old enough to actually escape I found myself immersed in rock n’ roll. I would lay on my bedroom … Continue reading Ryan Cassata Creates Playlist on Billboard, Writes about Self Discovery in Classic Rock Era Music
“The Future is Now” is an exciting new upbeat pop song by Marloe! Marloe is an Australian born artist who began performing in grade school. The lyrics of “The Future Is Now” promote and inspire you to be your individual self quoting, “it’s time to be someone I want to recognize!” What we need now, more than ever, is a great female role model … Continue reading Marloe’s new song “The Future Is Now” exhibits confidence and power!
Ezra Furman is out with an excellent new song and breathtaking music video called “I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend.” The music video is promoting the upcoming release of the highly anticipated album “Twelve Nudes.” The record is due out on August 30th, 2019. As a transgender person, this song really hit me hard. From my interpretation, the lyrical content speaks about wanting to be one’s … Continue reading Ezra Furman’s Latest Song Is “a romantic song of transgender longing”
The All-American Rejects are back with a new song and video for “Send Her To Heaven.” It tackles the dark themes of partying too much and young addiction. Overall, even though the song is dark in vibe it has a catchy hook, and is reminding listeners of the bands earlier days. Some of the lyrics read: “Send her to heaven Could you send her to … Continue reading The All-American Rejects are Back with a New Song that Tackles Young Drug Addition
Hello Noon, the inspiring indie-rock band based in Los Angeles, California is out with their newest music video for their catchy anthem “Run Free.” For this video Hello Noon partnered with Special Olympics athletes to raise awareness, celebrate neurodiversity and highlight the intelligence, kindness and positivity of Special Olympics Athletes. The video includes beautiful footage of Hello Noon performing with many Special Olympic athletes, short … Continue reading Hello Noon’s Inspirational Music Video Collaboration with the Special Olympics “Run Free” is Out Now!
Alexander Mills is out with a new indie-rock song called “Get Out Your Head.” As the title suggests, the lyrics dive into the concepts of self-judgement, self-consciousness, and general anxious feelings. Alexander Mills sings confidently on the track with a soothing and soulful voice, telling all who listen to just trust their own gut, to “get out your head.” Many of us, as humans, tend … Continue reading Alexander Mills Reminds Listeners To Not Second Guess Themselves with New Song
Chicago content creator and hip hop artist, Wit Rukus, releases his latest track Proud. Proud is a nod to Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, and the countless other LGBTQ individuals across the world, and it encourages us all to “be yourself” through everything. Rukus enlisted friend, Niki Snyder (@nikisynder), to sit down and talk with him on Proud, being trans, hip hop, and Pride. NS: … Continue reading PRIDE RADAR: Hip Hop Artist Wit Rukus Closes Out Pride Month With Salute to Marsha P. Johnson & Sylvia Rivera
Ryan Cassata’s message on YouTube: “Hi Everyone! It’s Pride Month so I thought I would finally release this version I have of Gender Binary. I went into the studio in early 2016 to make a record (right after Shine came out). We started working on this song. Unfortunately, my files were stolen, and I never got to finish this song. This is a compressed MP3 … Continue reading PRIDE RADAR: Ryan Cassata Releases 2016 Demo Version of “Gender Binary” after Files Were Stolen