Stuff by: Zoe Elaine

BIIANCO Lets Go of a Toxic Relationship on Latest Single “Teeth Bared”

Gabby Bianco doesn’t just live, she attacks each moment with passion. And that may explain the explosion of energy on her latest single. It contains the intense pressure of a toxic relationship in quarantine—something the queer musician and producer experienced last year. “Teeth Bared” is the first single from BIIANCO of the year, and it […]

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Hot Band Alert: Recent Synthwave Singles Push Khuê into Pastel Bedroom Pop Territory

With the turn of the calendar comes new goals and fresh experiences. For Khuê, 2021, or more specifically the next album he releases, will serve as a milestone in his career. The SoCal musician has made music for years, but his recent singles are the only he has released that feature his singing voice. Both […]

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Mike Campbell Joins Starcrawler for Cover of “I Need To Know,” Recorded for Tom’s 70th Birthday Bash

The old guard of rock and roll is not dead. Starcrawler has established itself as a band with venomous teeth, ready to infect any and everyone at their rowdy live shows. Now they are ready to merge their legacy with one of the greatest acts of all time. Starcrawler joined forces with Mike Campbell, an […]

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Andy Shauf Reveals Cold-Hearted Single “You Slipped Away”

One of the last shows featured in Grimy Goods, before mass tour cancellations and venue closures, was Andy Shauf at the Fonda. The Canadian musician performed songs from his January album, The Neon Skyline, which feels like it came out a lifetime ago. Now he has returned with a new single taken from the Neon […]

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Hot Artist Alert: Congolese Newcomer Miloe Embraces Joy Yet Returns to Melancholy on Cavetown Collab “Let Me Feel Low”

If you hadn’t heard, 19-year-old newcomer Miloe has made a splash in the indie scene in recent months. Toward the end of October, the Congolese artist released Greenhouse, a laid-back 5-track EP; fans of SALES or UMO know the vibe. Miloe basks in the bliss of youth, and his music reflects it, making it perfect […]

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Ryan Hemsworth’s Collaborative Project Quarter-Life Crisis Reveals “Comfortable” Feat. Hand Habits Ahead of Debut EP Due Dec 4

Ryan Hemsworth has led a rich career, with a dedication to create what moves him. You may know him by his producer credits (Tinashe, Mitski), or his electronic material, or more specifically, by one of his instant-classic remixes. As a slight change of pace, this December, Hemsworth plans to drop a collaborative EP under a […]

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Still Corners’ New Single “Crying” Will Soothe Your Sorrow

As one of the stalwart dream folk outfits of the blog heyday, Still Corners are still going strong. The band, primarily comprised of duo Tessa Murray and Greg Hughes, has just announced their fifth studio album, The Last Exit, along with some morsels to satiate fans until its release January 22 via Wrecking Light Records. […]

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Dive Headfirst into Loma’s Mesmerizing Sophomore LP Don’t Shy Away

“Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth,” Pablo Picasso told The Arts reporter Marius de Zayas in 1923. More recently, in the spring of 2018, Loma revealed their own untruth at the Bootleg as part of a tour for their eponymous debut album. Even more lies await on their […]

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Lawrence Rothman Searches for a “Decent Man” on New Single feat. Lucinda Williams

With the general election right around the corner, the news from Lawrence Rothman could not have come at a better time. The Los Angeles musician, who identifies as genderfluid, has announced their sophomore album, Good Morning, America/Not a Son. The lead singles from each side of the forthcoming record are out now and expose Rothman’s […]

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Up-and-Coming Star Serena Isioma Is Crowned as “King” on New Single

Chicago-based artist Serena Isioma is ready for their coronation. Earlier this year, Isioma (say: e-seeohma) released Sensitive, an eclectic, genre-smashing EP which caught the attention of critics. For a first body of work, it’s impressive, featuring elements from across the alternative and emo scenes. The new single proves that Sensitive was just the beginning: on […]

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