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Sam Valdez
5 New Albums To Start Your Week: Sam Valdez, Between Friends, dodie and more

Some new music flavors for you on this Monday evening. The month of May has been poppin’ with dope new songs to fill your music library. While our Best New Song Releases of the Month playlist is flowing ripe with new tracks, we also urge to take these 5 new albums for a spin. This […]

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Hollywood Bowl Reveals 2021 Summer Concerts Lineup feat. Christina Aguilera, H.E.R., Kamasi Washington, Earl Sweatshirt and more
Hollywood Bowl Reveals 2021 Summer Concerts Lineup feat. Christina Aguilera, H.E.R., Kamasi Washington, Earl Sweatshirt and more

The Hollywood Bowl has announced its 2021 summer concert season! This summer’s concerts at the Bowl will feature: Christina Aguilera, Peter and the Wolf with Viola Davis & Dudamel, Kamasi Washington and Earl Sweatshirt, Ledisi singing Nina Simone, H.E.R., Black Panther in Concert, Brittany Howard with Jamila Woods, The Princess Bride in Concert, James Blake, […]

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Best New Song Releases of April, 2021

Featuring a variety of independent and lesser known music artists, our Best New Song Releases of April 2021 dazzle with close to 130 new songs. April’s featured artists include: Cassandra Violet, Esperanza Spalding, Audrey Nuna, Reyna Tropical with Y La Bamba, REI AMI, BIIANCO, Sam Valdez, Charm La’Donna, Holy Wars, Mon Laferte with Gloria Trevi, […]

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Little Simz
Little Simz shares a stunning new video for her anthemic rallying cry of a single “Introvert”

Little Simz has revealed the lead single “Introvert” from her upcoming album Sometimes I Might Be Introvert in the form of a sprawling and enthralling video directed by Salomon Ligthelm of PRETTYBIRD. An anthem, defiant rallying cry, and a raw evocation of what it means to be a black woman living in the cross-hairs of […]

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Jessica Rotter
Sonic Motherhood: Reclaiming Your Shine with Singer / Music Creator Jessica Rotter

With lush vocals that warm your heart and fill you soul, Jessica Rotter‘s voice has been echoed all over with her modern folk band JEMS, as well as across multiple platforms including: movies, TV shows and commercials to backing vocals and collaborations with other artists—in addition to her original songs. She has worked with notable […]

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Charm La'Donna
Hot Artist Alert: Charm La’Donna offers a ferociously catchy introduction on debut EP “La’Donna”

Charm La’Donna has finally dropped her debut EP with La’Donna, a seven-song collection clocking just under twenty minutes with every second charged with the rapper, artist, dancer, creative director, songwriter, VMA Award-winning choreographer, and proud Compton native’s ferocious bars. Opening with “Hallelujah,” which features a heartfelt message from La’Donna’s brother given from jail in which […]

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The Hollywood Bowl Returns with 4 FREE Concerts and Summer Concerts at the Bowl

The Hollywood Bowl has announced plans for re-opening this summer and we couldn’t be more thrilled! The legendary outdoor venue will open this May and June, followed by the official return of the Hollywood Bowl’s Summer Concerts! This May and June the Hollywood Bowl will host four FREE concerts “for healthcare workers, first responders, and […]

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Grimy Goods Celebrates 13 years with Mini Documentary
Grimy Goods Celebrates 13 years with Mini Documentary featuring commentary from Los Angeles music community

When I watched this video this morning, I was in tears; the kinds words from artists in our music community, who over the years have grown to be people I admire and proudly call friends. Happy tears! That’s what I tell my toddler when she sees mama cry over her growth from baby to little […]

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Premiere: Jess Joy Releases Euphonic New Single and Video “permanent heaven”

Stepping into the forefront of her own solo career, musician, multimedia artist and Louisiana native, Jess Joy finds a striking balance between artistic movement and musical oneness. Joy pens and performs “permanent heaven,” her newest single that while also be featured on her upcoming debut album, ’PATREEARCHY,’ produced by Greg Saunier of Deerhoof, set for […]

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Sonic Motherhood: Singer-songwriter, Joy Downer talks the balancing act between motherhood and her career in music

Joy Downer (aka Joy née Bishop) is an illustrious singer-songwriter who’s music has been featured everywhere — from network television ads (yes, that lovely voice singing here, that’s Joy), to MTV’s ​Siesta Key​ highlighting “Weapons Down” and Netflix Original Series ​Spinning Out​ — not only is Joy a radiant talent, but she’s also an incredible mother to her […]

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