Stuff by: Patricia Sanchez

Los Angeles Band Aparte’s Biting New EP is a Post Punk Paradise
Los Angeles Band Aparte’s Biting New EP is a Post Punk Paradise

Edgy, pointed and with much to say, L.A.’s Band Aparte leaves listeners with clear feedback on where they draw a line in the sand when it comes to what they see as unhealthy and neurotic in today’s society. Their new EP, ‘Spring/Summer EP No.1 2021’ is a dark, alluring cross section of post punk goth […]

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The Boom Bap Kids Bring Back 90s Hip Hop and Rap Via Dope Vinyl Spinning Puppets and a Diverse Line Up of DJs and Artists

The whimsical and poignant group, Boom Bap Kids bring the golden age of Rap and Hip Hop to an alternative puppet universe to unpack it, celebrate it and of course, hype up current day DJs and artists. Last year when the pandemic first struck the United States, many people’s lives came to a hault. From […]

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Junaco Share How Paradise can be Just a State of Mind with New Perspective Changing Single
Junaco Share How “Paradise” can be Just a State of Mind with New Perspective Changing Single

Continuing with a string of atmospheric, uplifting singles, L.A. based band Junaco dropped their latest song, “Paradise,” the last bread crumb leading to their upcoming debut EP, Blue Room. The new single is a bright, airy and light sonic wave that permeates through any madness or angst one might be feeling. “Paradise” delicately weaves together […]

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Mustafa Retrofits the tradition of Folk Music with Harrowing Debut Release “When Smoke Rises”

Taking the mourning and sorrow he heard in folk music from the likes of Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell, acclaimed Toronto musician and poet Mustafa constructs modern folk adjacent music addressing issues that affect him as a young, Muslim Black man. Hoping to create a similar raft of expression and freedom for those like him, […]

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Start your week and close your month with this new album release featuring Mdou Moctar, Livingmore, BIIG PIIG, Mustafa and Mannequin Pussy. From guitar-slaying Saharan music, to catchy indie rock and enchanting folk-soul hybrids -- press play on all 5 albums this week. You can't go wrong with any of these stellar album releases.
Mannequin Pussy Breaks Through Pandemic Fueled Doldrums By Releasing New EP ‘Perfect’

One spectacular human trait is the ability to bounce back after extreme life changes or hardship. As everyone continues to deal with their own forms of societal and personal reckoning thanks to the isolation and confusion caused by the covid-19 pandemic, Philadelphia indie punk band Mannequin Pussy are excited to get back to work and […]

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Chelsea Wolfe’s Newest Single “Diana” Is A Wonder Woman Inspired Epic Journey of Sound

To match the twisted and intricately woven story lines of DC Comics’ “Dark Nights: Death Metal” executive producer Tyler Bates has put together an eclectic array of musicians to create the upcoming ‘Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack,’ a musical counterpart encapsulating the unique and complicated characters from the comic series. The newest single released from the […]

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Egg Drop Soup Releases New Single and Music Video Giving the Finger to Past Jobs and a Thumbs Up to Rock n’ Roll

While the music community waits to get back to live music and events, Egg Drop Soup continue to focus on making new music as they patiently wait to rock fans in person once again. In the meantime, their newest single, “Or Durves,” is yet another link in the band’s punk chain they have been forging […]

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Cassandra Violet’s Latest Music Video Is A Whimsical Nightmare Of Existential Self Torture

The release of Los Angeles artist Cassandra Violet’s debut album earlier this year was a deep dive into Violet’s mind. Now, she’s released a new, self-directed music video for the single “Tick Tick.” ExpandIng on the song — a Jazzy, pop indie tune about the woes of feeling the pressure from society and your biological […]

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Current Joys Voyager
Current Joys’ New Album ‘Voyager’ is a Crooning Cruise into the Existential and Moody

In the audiophile film, “High Fidelity,” John Cusack’s character asks the pivotal question to his audience, “What came first? Music, or the misery? … Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music?” For Current Joys’ creator, Nick Rattigan, it’s the emotions that spark the music, and it’s emotion that propels […]

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Unitfp’s Debut Release is a Slow Burning Soliloquy to the Lonely

20-year-old musician Unitfp has been writing music for as long as she can remember. Teaching herself to play the keyboards at a young age, music has been a space of control and steady exploration (something she notes via her stage name which was originally Uni the flying pilot). Inspired by the sounds and melodies of […]

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