Monthly Archives: February 2021

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Best New Song Releases of January, 2021

2021 kicked off with a rough start, but things are starting to look up. While the world may sometimes feel as though it is falling apart, we always have music to lift us. January 2021 is no short of excellent new song releases. Our Best New Songs of the Month playlist is busting at the […]

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Body Language
Premiere: Body Language are all futuristic-glam in video for “Start It Up”

Brooklyn avant-garde pop act Body Language have shared a mesmerizing new video for their anthemic song “Start It Up.” Comprised of Angelica Bess, Grant Wheeler, Matt Young and Ian Chang, the band has a penchant for experimenting with futuristic-tinged blends of soul and R&B. The song, off their recent album Travel Guide, takes that futurism […]

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FYÜTCH Fills in the Gaps of American History with Recent Single “Black Women in History”

If FYÜTCH circulated a petition to change the name of that annual celebration to “Black Herstory Month,” I’d sign it. The educational songwriter and artist has based his career on uplifting Black stories through hip hop and spoken word poetry. His intent is to fill in the gaps left by the American school system, which […]

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Arlo Parks’ Debut Album is a Lush, Thoughtful Croon for the Kindred Spirit

At just 20 years old, London-born artist Arlo Parks (full name, Anaïs Oluwatoyin Estelle Marinho) has proven to be a rare creative storm of youthful courage and insight beyond her years. Though she herself has noted she’s no old soul or voice of a generation, for the past few years, she has garnered acclaim from […]

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WILD
WILD remind us that compassion and positivity are melodic too on debut LP “Goin’ Back”

On their debut album Goin’ Back, Los Angeles indie-folk trio WILD continues to create for themselves a profoundly moving niche within the genre, intersecting the kind of anthemic alternative and pop hooks that make them such exciting newcomers. Made up of Lauren Luiz (vocals), Tyler Thompson (producer/guitar), and Zach Daegatano (vocals/guitar), WILD emphatically brand their […]

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