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Best New Song Releases of September, 2020

The month of September has been another hot one for new song releases! Our Best New Songs of the Month playlist features 170 new songs from a variety of bands and artists. As always, we focus on independent and lesser known artists with a few big names thrown in. This months best new song releases […]

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All Black Queens to the Front: Rap Alongside Sampa the Great and Junglepussy by Entering “Time’s Up” Remix Competition

The world is finally ready for Sampa the Great. The Zambian rapper, raised in Botswana and currently based in Australia, represents the electric underground rap scene, always sure to incorporate elements of herself—from her lyrics to Afro-centric instrumentation in a track’s production. Her fierce flow has been matched recently by Krown and Junglepussy, on “Time’s […]

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NYIKO’s newest Single Evokes A Nostalgic Sound and Creates a Space for Mental Health in the Conversation of Masculinity

Los Angeles based synth-pop artist NYIKO takes masculinity to new heights with his newest single “Call the Boys.” Featuring bass by Maggie Toth of Vagabon and guitar from longtime collaborator Niles Gregory, “Call the Boys” is expertly constructed and adds a new layer to the concept of masculinity by rejecting its conventionality and making space […]

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Premiere: Asy of Chaos Chaos debuts latest score from indie video game ‘Trover Saves The Universe’

Los Angeles artist, Asy of Chaos Chaos has scored the Soundtrack for Justin Roiland of Rick and Morty’s indie video game, Trover Saves The Universe! Today, Asy debuts the latest single “Track Star” (Demo) from the soundtrack. The new track is an exotic, electro-adventure of sound that joyously traverses through Sci-Fi wormholes of glorious bombast. Like with every […]

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Best New Song Releases of August, 2020 — (Part 2)

It’s the final day of August and we’re ready to roll out part 2 and our final additions for Best New Songs of the Month. August closed with 130 incredible new song releases from Nahneen Kula, Ziemba, Open Mike Eagle, Swimm, Arlo Parks, Mama Sandunga & Chaboi, Rituals of Mine, Ian Sweet, Cayucas, Laura Jean […]

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Move Over Bruce Wayne, It’s Time for “Batimami”—New Single from Mami Sandunga & Chaboi

A new superhero has entered our realm. Get Robert Pattinson out of your head because our new savior is Mami Sandunga & Chaboi, and their new track, “Batimami.” It’s a club anthem (minus the club), fueled by Chaboi’s fusion trap production, that begs listeners to dance. This is the first joint single the duo has […]

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Riding Shotgun in Remi Wolf’s Boisterous New Single “Monte Carlo”

Buttupeh! If you are looking to celebrate, you’ll want to bump Remi Wolf’s latest single “Monte Carlo.” The boisterous track comes only a handful of weeks after the local artist released her acclaimed 5-track EP, I’m Allergic to Dogs! Her autobiographical description on Genius suggests that she is a wild child, unpredictable but lovable—and that […]

Deqn Sue shares lo-fi, crush-tailored jam “Creep”

Deqn Sue—the Alabama singer/songwriter and creator of embellished pop tracks like “Troll”—has shared a new song in the form of “Creep.” A lo-fi piece that trades the vibrant synth-bop of “Troll” for something a little more personal—if just as deliciously catchy. Entangling all the observant details she makes about her crush’s routines and mannerisms into […]

Hot New Band Alert: Punk-rock cheerleaders Pep Squad have some anthems for your revolution

Pep Squad—a new project from Holy Wars’ own Kat Leon—have a single out right now titled “Rebel” that you might find appropriate listening right now. Hell, it might even be therapeutic. A raucous, energized ode to resistance, the new track fulfills all the promises of the band’s creed, which is to “unapologetically [interrupt] your complacency.” […]

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Hot Artis Alert: Junior Mesa shares two new, woozily catchy songs created in quarantine

Hailing from Bakersfield, CA and just 20-years-old, singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Junior Mesa has pieced together his sound watching and listening to the likes of Ella Fitzgerald and Jimi Hendrix. His two new singles, “Losing My Grip” and “Creep,” slows down the pace at which Mesa wants people to consume music–specifically his music–hoping as he does […]