Former One Direction member, Liam Payne, has released the first single off his brand new EP, First Time out now on Republic Records.
“First Time” is an upbeat track featuring French Montana and has a slower, but still catchy vibe than Payne’s breakout single, “Strip That Down.” The music video itself is low-key with Payne cruising through the streets with French Montana.
Check it out above and see if you’re feeling Liam’s new single.
SonicAluzion (A-Side) EP
By: Nevra Azerkan
Canadian band, Smashing Satellites just released their debut EP, SonicAluzion (A-Side). and it is all kinds of awesome. I was first impressed with Smashing Satellites after watching their music video for “Hounds“, which I found to be so exciting and fun because of its strangeness. The coolest aspect of Smashing Satellites is that their music transcends genres. While most would categorize them strictly as alternative, there are also hints of pop-rock and electro that really make them stand apart. Not only are their visuals (see the EP cover above and the music video for “Hounds”) creative, but it is also shows in their music.
The EP is a roller coaster of emotions starting off with a bang with “Waterfall” and then goes to a more serious tone with “Taste of Fame” before bringing things back to solid ground with, “Hounds.” Each and every song on the EP is so descriptive and intense. At times the lyrics are angst filled, but yet they still manage to give an overwhelming feeling of empowerment. Smashing Satellites knew what they were doing in order to make a debut EP that would grab the attention of listeners.
Full track listing: “Waterfall”, “Like A Feather”, “Calm Me Down”, “Taste Of Fame” and “Hounds.”
You can download the EP now via iTunes.
Introducing singer-songwriter, Scarlett Rabe, a classically trained pianist with soulful vocals. Not only did she put on an amazing set, but she is also awesome to talk to. Scarlett talks to us in a bathroom (apparently it’s a thing) about who she goes to for advice, her dream collaborations, and her new single, “Battle Cry“. If you haven’t heard the incredible track, check it out below:
photo credit: Gage Young
Fearless/Atlantic recording group Mayday Parade offers fans an insider look at their daily tour life, sharing behind-the-scenes clips and performance footage of “Get Up” off the band’s full length album Anywhere But Here. Check out the video here.
Currently, they are in the studio putting the finishing touches on their upcoming EP due out March 8th and are continuing to write for their follow up LP.