Fifth Covid vaccine ‘not recommended’ in Australia amid rising cases, says health minister – video

Health minister Mark Butler says that although there are rising case numbers and a ‘soup of variants’, Atagi is not advising Australians to get a fifth covid vaccination dose. New booster recommendations will be made in early 2023 in preparation for the southern hemisphere winter, Butler says. The health minister said Atagi had watched a … Read more

UN condemns rising deadly attacks in Somalia | The Citizen

The UN’s human rights chief on Monday attacked a surge in civilian casualties in Somalia, largely due to attacks by Al-Shabaab jihadists, saying more than 600 civilians had been killed this year. Volker Turk said the toll had worsened an already grim situation for people in Somalia. At least 613 civilians have been killed and … Read more

LISTEN: Rising Duo Dave + Sam Unleash Groovy New Genre-Bending Single, “Feels Like”

Fast-rising duo Dave + Sam are on a mission to transmute love, empowerment, and socio-political commentary through their genre-bending and captivating music. Upon first listen to their new single out today, “Feels Like,” the act’s chemistry here is on full-display and we’re loving everything about this tune from the clever lyricism to the silky smooth … Read more

Sun King Rising Releases the Short Film, No. 6 Magnolia Avenue. Today at 8 PM EST

Based on the Hit Single of the Same Title from His New Album, Signs & Wonders. Produced and directed by Dante Ludovici, No. 6 Magnolia Avenue is a literal film interpretation of the song’s optimistic, uplifting lyric. It is the story of an unknown, down-and-out musician who attains acclaim and stardom after encountering the beautiful “Girl … Read more

LISTEN: Getting to Know Rising Congolese & Belgian Producer Brunel Wekho in “Truth Never Lies” Remix

If you’re unfamiliar with Brunel Wekho it’s time to become familiar. The rising Congolese and Belgian DJ/producer has landed impressive collaborations with top artists including Cleymans & Van Geel, Twiggii Quinn, RAPHA and Bobby, just to name a few. He also recently inked a deal with CNR Record, alongside working with two large European labels, … Read more

Risks, rising costs and ‘relentless demands’: why so many musicians are cancelling their tours

Last month, the US musician Santigold published a long statement to social media announcing the cancellation of her upcoming Holified tour. “As a touring musician, I don’t think anyone anticipated the new reality that awaited us [after the pandemic],” she wrote, citing two years of no income; the skyrocketing cost of gas, flights, and hotels; … Read more

Rising Star Naomi Lareine Releases Dance-Pop Anthem ‘Just Met’

Sensational Swiss artist Naomi Lareine is a name on the ascent across the modern music scene. Combining R&B with neo soul and a self-assured, yet vulnerable, attitude that has already earnt her award nominations of “Best Talent” by national radio station SRF3 and “Best Breaking Act” at the Lyrics Magazin Awards, her infectious style catches … Read more

LISTEN: Rising Producer alltalk Delivers Catchy New Tech House Single, “Fall In” via Sink or Swim

Rising producer alltalk has, in a short amount of time, proven to be one of the more exciting new acts in the house music scene. Today the San Francisco-based artist is back with one of his best releases yet in “Fall In,” a hard-hitting tech house heater released via Sink or Swim. As you’ll hear … Read more

Surprise! The Melvins Dropped a New Album Bad Mood Rising Out of Nowhere | MetalSucks

Leave it to the completely offbeat dudes in The Melvins to unexpectedly release their new album without any fanfare at all. Earlier today, the difficult-to-define band revealed on their website and the Amphetamine Reptile Records page that their new album Bad Mood Rising was now streaming and available at “all top tier local record stores.” … Read more

Rising Canadian Star Jessia Shares Playful New Single ‘One Of The Guys’

Canadian pop newcomer Jessia shares her latest pop-rock-infused anthem, “One Of The Guys,” following the release of her power ballad “Next Time.” In contrast to the somber feel of her previous single, ‘One of the Guys’ is a scorching anthem. Over a bouncy pop-rock beat with trap undertones, Jessia defies feelings of heartbreak and boosts … Read more