Posts Categorized: Artist News

Deathcore Forefathers Despised Icon Roar Back to Life With “Beast”


Rejoice: After several silent years, deathcore pioneer Despised Icon is finally poised to release its new album Beast this July. Long-time fans of the Montreal-based band will be happy to know that Beast stays true to the heavy sound of the group’s early albums while adding a touch of the “speed and technicality” found on more recent releases. Over their seven-year studio break, Despised… Read more »

Digging Through The Archives: Dean Reed, Días De Blues & Thor


Welcome to Digging Through The Archives, a new recurring Daily Rind feature from the Creative Services department that will explore cool vintage obscurities, under-the-radar sleepers, catalog albums in the news, and more. Dean Reed: Dean Reed a Jeho Svět (1976, Supraphon) The cover art caught my eye immediately. A handsome folksinger, perhaps taking an afternoon stroll… Read more »

Digging Through The Archives: Ghetto Brothers


Welcome to Digging Through The Archives, a new recurring Daily Rind feature from the Creative Services department that will explore cool vintage obscurities, under-the-radar sleepers, catalog albums in the news, and more. My first entry was inspired by both National Puerto Rican Day and a recent viewing of the fantastic documentary Rubble Kings. The film chronicles the… Read more »

“Günah Benim,” a Turkish Rap Phenomenon


The industry has its own ways of creating big stars and big hits. Producers try to get their musicians to the top using everything in their arsenal and sometimes, it works. But sometimes, a couple of happy accidents work wonders to drive someone’s inconspicuous tune to the forefront. Propelled by well-written lyrics and the proper production and marketing management, these… Read more »