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Big Freedia’s New Pop Single “Platinum” Will Make Your Ego Gleam

The one and only queen diva of New Orleans bounce is back with a new single sure to burnish your ego until it gleams. “Platinum” is Big Freedia’s first new single of the new year, following a holiday EP she released in late 2020. The style of her latest is strikingly more pop-centric than her […]

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Premiere: Taleen Kali’s “Baby Love” gets a heavy dose of galactic fuzz with Astrobrite remix

Just in time for the heart-filled hallmark holiday, Taleen Kali has shared the Astrobrite remix of her unique cover of The Supremes‘ “Baby Love.” Dark and sweet, and full of galactic distortion — the track is an eccentric take on the beloved classic; more so now since the recent passing of Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning […]

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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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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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New Single Featuring Torii Wolf, Deem Spencer & Young Saab Show Off East Coast & West Coast Collaboration

Artists Torii Wolf, Young Saab and Deem Spencer have collaborated to create the ultra moody, lo-fi stutter step single “shoulda coulda woulda.” With an echoey and static sound, the song slinks along like the waning night, shape shifting with lyrics that can be interpreted in different ways. From the angst of things that did or […]

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Surreal Video Accompanies O Future’s Affectionate Single, “And You’re Mine” Off Forthcoming Immaculate EP

Don’t confuse the vibes on the newest O Future track for evil; on the contrary, it’s overwhelmed by love. The LA-based duo, comprised of Katherine Mills Rymer originally from South Africa and Jens Bjornkjaer of Denmark, is known for producing music with a deep undertow, pulling listeners to the depths like a siren. Their latest […]

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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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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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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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