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Stream Skrillex & Poo Bear’s ‘Would You Ever’ for Free

Skrillex and Poo Bear have offered a free stream of ‘Would You Ever’.

After building a name for himself as the go-to singer/songwriter for Justin Bieber, he wrong the Bieb’s triple platinum single ‘Where Are U Now’ with Skrillex and Diplo, Poo Bear is striking out on his own.

‘Would You Ever’ is out now via OWSLA/Atlantic. He also shared the video for the track;

Kayla Diamond Shares the Lyric Video for ‘Carnival Hearts’

Toronto singer Kayla Diamond has shared the lyric video for ‘Carnival Heart’ from her debut EP Beautiful Chaos, out on September 15 via Cadence Music/Slaight Music.

Since releasing the track in early 2017, it’s climbed up the charts and is currently sitting at #29 on the Canadian Top 40 charts a mere three weeks after its release. Diamond was selected as iHeartRadio’s Future Star for the month of July.

‘Carnival Heart’ has received over 300K spins on Spotify and the track is currently sitting at #55 on the Shazam charts.

Diamond originally planned to be a lawyer but after she won Slaight Music’s It’s Your Shot Contest and landed a recording contract with Cadence Music, she made the tough decision to put her studies on hold to pursue a career in music.

Stream Noble Oak’s ‘Out There’ for Free

Vancouver’s Noble Oak, aka Patrick Fiore, has shared a free stream of ‘Out There’ from his forthcoming sophomore album Collapsing Together, slated for release in August 2017, exact release date TBA.

Stream DIIV’s Cover of Sparklehorse’s ‘Cow’ for Free

DIIV is offering a free stream of their take on Sparklehorse’s ‘Cow’, their first release in quite some time.

The band has also announced a live date at Murmrr Theatre in New York;

Stream Mike Gordon’s ‘Steps’ for Free

Phish’s bassist Mike Gordon has shared a free stream of ‘Steps’ from his new album OGOGO, out on September 15 via Megaplum/ATO Records.

Gordon’s fifth solo effort was produced by Grammy Award-winning engineer Shawn Everett. He’s heading out on the road in support of the album;

9/22 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre
9/23 – Charlotte, NC @ Neighborhood Theatre
9/24 – Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
9/26 – Richmond, VA @ The National
9/27 – New Haven, CT @ College St. Music Hall
9/29 – Syracuse, NY @ The Westcott Theater
9/30 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
10/1 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
10/3 – Kalamazoo, MI @ Bells Eccentric Café
10/4 – Cincinnati, OH @ 20th Century Theater
10/5 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
10/6 – Chicago, IL @ The Metro
10/8 – Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theatre

10/10 – Omaha, NE @ Slowdown

Stream Emma Lamontagne’s ‘I Don’t Sleep’ for Free

Ottawa singer/songwriter Emma Lamontagne has shared a free stream of ‘I Don’t Sleep’.

Things are coming full circle for Lamontagne. She won Ottawa Bluesfest‘s 2106 “She’s The One” competition and she’s slated to play the event on July 14. He covers of The Neighbourhood’s ‘Sweater Weather’ and Shawn Mendes’ ‘Life of the Party’ brought her to the judges’ attention.

Since then, she’s started work on her own material with the Fourth Floor Production Team as well as  Robyn Dell’Unto and Kevin O’Brien.

Even though she’s only 17-years old, she has an extensive background in music, receiving vocal and piano lessons as an army brat while her father was stationed in Germany as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Stream Dreamhouse’s Cover of Zedd & Alessia Cara’s ‘Stay’ for Free

“I heard ‘Stay’ on the radio and was immediately inspired to put a Dreamhouse spin on it. It’s different than our usual stuff but it was a lot of fun and I hope our fans enjoy it,” vocalist Brianna Jackson said in a statement.

Catch Dreamhouse on the following dates;

dreamhouse jonn craig tour flyer

7/24 Milwaukee, WI @ Warped Tour – Marcus Amphitheater

8/04 Houghton, MI @ Continental Fire Co

8/05 Cudahy, WI @ The Metal Grill