Stuff by: Sandra Burciaga Olinger

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Tropa Magica and 805 Beer team up in the name of “Cerveza”

Tropa Magica has partnered with 805 Beer for the release of their new video for the psychedelic shredder that is “Chalino Y Sus 7 Balazos.” Coming together to not only deliver those trippy cumbia sounds, but also quench your thirst with a refreshing “Cerveza” — the new collab is everything we need to see more […]

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Kevin Holliday shares funky new jam “Tried My Best” ft. Jackie Moonbather

Brooklyn-based indie artist, Kevin Holliday is steppin’ into 2021 with a fresh new track titled “Tried My Best” featuring Jackie Moonbather. With a deliciously funky bass line and Holliday’s smooth rolling vocals, “Tried My Best” will get your body moving and grooving even on the worst of days. Despite the lyrics mentioning a feeling of […]

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The 50 Best Albums of the Year — 2020

As we kiss 2020 goodbye, let’s celebrate the albums that got us through the year. The albums that were on repeat; the songs we just couldn’t get enough of. Featuring The Weeknd, U.S. Girls, Serena Isioma, Angelica Garcia, Haiku Hands, Wargirl, Thundercat, Death Valley Girls, Open Mike Eagle and more — check out below Grimy […]

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Part 3 & 4 of The Best Indie & Underground Songs of 2020

Clocking in at 246 300 songs, our Best New Songs of the Year playlist just keeps getting better. This is part 3 of our feature. You can find parts 1 & 2 (songs of the year) here. Just like part 1 and 2 Best New Songs of the Year, part 3 focuses on new tracks […]

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The Best Indie & Underground Songs of 2020 — Part 1 & 2

2020 was an unforgettable year, and so was the music that came out of it; featuring Arlo Parks, Empress Of, Death Valley Girls, Serena Isioma, Doja Cat, Goth Babe, Torii Wolf and more. If there was a definite light in 2020, it was the music that came out of it. Holed up inside, artists endlessly […]

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Black Pistol Fire share ‘homemade’ live video for “Temper Temper”

If you’re missing live music and that feeling you get from a rock show, we highly suggest you hit play on Black Pistol Fire’s new live video for single “Temper Temper.” The rippin’ footage was filmed in the band’s hometown of Austin, Texas. While it’s not a full on live concert performance, it sure did […]

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Christmas Gold, 2020 — A mix of cool Christmas music feat. indie, punk and classic jingly jams

Our annual Christmas Gold playlist makes its return featuring all the dope jingly jams to get you through this quarantine holiday. This is not your basic Christmas music; featuring Christmas songs from your favorite indie acts, punk bands, lesser known artists, and of course all the warm & fuzzy classics we all know and love. […]

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Best New Song Releases of November 2020

We felt all the warm fuzzies this past November with a variety of new song releases worthy of cuddling next to a fire. November’s best new songs of the month even feature a few Christmas songs. With that said, stream our favorite song releases of November, 2020 featuring: Joel Jerome, DeathbyRomy, Meg Myers, Cautious Clay, […]

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Best New Song Releases of October

October is still coming in hot with 160 new songs that we loved! Some of our favorite new song releases from October 2020 include: Helado Negro, Still Corners, Cass McCombs, Casey Malone, Local Natives, Sharon Van Etten, Girlhood, Loma, Boy Pablo, Lawrence Rothman, Lucinda Williams, LA Machina, The Marias, Pep Squad, Serena Isioma, Elena Rose, […]

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The Marías return with a steamy, jazz-infused new song “Care For You”

Tip-toeing into your heart with yet another swoon-worthy track, The Marías have shared a jazzy new song titled “Care For You.” Taking you back to those old school lounge feels, the The María’s new track shines with lush grooves and an enchanting saxophone solo, not to mention the dulce vocals of María. “Care For You” comes to […]

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