Album Reviews

Sega Bodega
Sega Bodega returns with a concept album on love and light with “Romeo” — LA Concert Date at Lodge Room

Sega Bodega, the performing moniker of London-based Salvador Navarrete, continues to be a preeminent voice in experimental electronica with the release of his highly anticipated sophomore album Romeo. Los Angeles will get a chance to hear it live when Sega Bodega headlines the Lodge Room in Highland Park on Feb. 23, 2022. Sega Bodega’s new […]

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Tolliver Releases Groovy New EP ‘Daddyland’ As A Tribute to Himself, His Late Father And Anyone Struggling with Self Love

Creating a narrative in the present to connect with his past, Chicago bred, L.A.–based artist Tolliver drops his latest EP, Daddyland, a musical letter to his late father as well as a loving expression of Tolliver’s own self discovery as an individual. In his new release, Tolliver imagines a space where he and his father […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Solo Artist Ryan LeVine Drops Debut EP ‘Good Things To Remember’

What do you do when you feel like the walls are closing in on you? For L.A. local musician, recently turned solo artist, Ryan LeVine, the answer was simple; write it out in a song. Or five to be exact. Bearing his soul and opening up about the personal ups and downs in his life, […]

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Dean Risko Shares Personal and Inspiring New Album ‘The Good Wolf’

With touch points around the world — born in Johannesburg, South Africa, raised in Salt Lake City, UT and now based in Los Angeles — rapper turned singer songwriter Dean Risko has a wide view of the world and what it means to be a human in it. This has always been reflected in his […]

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Abby sage
Abby Sage Releases Confident and Tender Debut EP ‘Fears of Yours & Mine’

Lo-if, atmospheric and moody, L.A. based artist Abby Sage creates the perfect storm of emotions with her new EP Fears of Yours & Mine out now via Nettwerk. Quiet and methodical, the six-song EP crawls along with slow building instrumentals like fog overtaking a bay while Sage’s dreamlike vocals conjure up a sense of vulnerability. […]

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Beach House
Beach House share their transcendent and cinematic return with “Once Twice Melody” EP — LA date at Greek Theatre

Beach House has offered up the first chapter of their multi-part release for their upcoming double album, unveiling their return with the transcendent Once Twice Melody EP. Duo Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally, like two astronauts farming the cosmos for further and loftier tones, remain reliable transmitters of the dreamy blends of electronica and psychedelia […]

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On “Phantasmagoria Vol. II” Kan Wakan expands his introspection and electronic wonderlands outward

Los Angeles-based and Bulgarian-born artist and phenom Kan Wakan has finally unveiled his latest project with the release of Phantasmagoria Vol. II a sprawling twelve-track immersion into the ever budding and imaginative worlds conjured by his music. The new album comes as the inevitable “sequel” to the previously released Phantasmagoria Vol. I, which launched Wakan […]

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Songery
Extend spooky season with The Songery’s new EP “spooky vibes”

The Songery has unveiled an experimental new project just in time for all those reluctant to let go of Halloween season with the release of their spooky vibes EP. Inspired and created while streaming on Twitch, the six-track EP is a collection of eerie loops and improvised songs that Alexandria Leon, the creative mind behind […]

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angelica garcia
Angélica Garcia Visits the Past In Her New EP ‘Echo Eléctric‘

Pulling deep from within and looking backwards to produce something new, Los Angeles-based artist Angélica Garcia entangles tradition of the past with a modern musical landscape in her exhilarating new EP, Echo Eléctrico, available digitally or on cassette tape. The five-song EP takes classic folk songs from Hispanic and Latin American culture and drenches them […]

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Milquetoast & Co.
Milquetoast & Co. mark their return with the sublime instrumentation and radiant Americana of “Shiny (little) Mind”

A declaration is made at the start of Denver-based sextet Milquetoast & Co.’s new album Shiny (little) Mind — one that hones in on the band’s own tumultuous road that led them where they are today. Originally formed in Boston where they self-released three EPs that pinned down their love of jittery Americana that blended […]

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CARR Releases Witty, Biting New EP ‘I’m Just Bored’ Alongside New Music Video

With a biting sense of realism and diary-like lyrics, New Jersey born, L.A. based artist CARR explores coming of age themes in her new EP, I’m Just Bored out now via Pack Records. From romance (toxic relationships and all), the bittersweet path to self discovery, making mistakes and just being young and trying to get […]

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Indie Rapper ToBy Drops His Vulnerable Debut Album L’Esprit

Blending a plethora of genres from rap, hip hop, indie rock and pop, Los Angeles based rapper ToBy wears his heart on his sleeve with his new album L’Esprit, out now via Magnetic Moon Records. His debut album cufflinks deeply intimate moments with a dazzling and wide open sound as ToBy chronicles some of the […]

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The Red Pears Drop New Single and Album Filled with a Biting Grunge Laced Indie Rock Sound

Los Angeles garage rockers The Red Pears have dropped a new single and album; a double feature that packs a wild punch. “House of Mirrors,” a steady and existential exploration of the self, was released just days before the band released their 3rd studio album, You Thought We Left Because The Door Was Open But […]

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