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Beyond LA: LUCI comes out swinging on new single “Trippin Trippin Trippin” to announce debut EP “JUVENILIA” out Sep. 23

With the release of her new single “Trippin Trippin Trippin,”  New York LUCI has finally announced plans to release her debut album Juvenilia this fall on Sep. 23. For those who have been following the rollout of previous singles, the new track is another kinetically and emotionally volatile from the rising artist. On “Trippin Trippin […]

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Steven Ward |
Julia Bhatt 2022
Beyond LA: Julia Bhatt Releases Her Sparkling Debut Album ‘it is what it is’

Since releasing her debut single nearly three years ago, Miami-based indie artist Julia Bhatt has been busy turning the songs and music she has held within her since she was 16 into live tracks for the world to hear. Now at 20 years of age, she has a new debut album under her belt, it is […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Babebee 2022
Beyond LA: Atlanta Artist Babebee Draws from Within to Create Enchanting and Healing Music

Soft and ethereal, Babebee, an independent artist, producer and videographer based out of Atlanta, blurs the line between singer-songwriter spirit and an electro indie sound. Blending elements of indie-pop, alt-rock and experimental dance music, they find an interesting intersection to convey their thoughts and emotions in a universal and holistic way.  Their latest single, “nervous […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Raiche 2022
Beyond LA: R&B Artist Raiche Creates a Rich Soundscape of Honest and Empowering Music

Massachusetts native and multi-dimensional R&B vocalist Raiche is never shy about owning up to her feelings or expressing them in a song. Penning honest, smooth and soulful, R&B, the charismatic young artist embeds personality, wit and a realness to her music that carries through with vulnerability and strength. Her latest single, “Fool” exemplifies her talent […]

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Ruth Koleva 2022
Beyond LA: Bulgarian-Born Artist Ruth Koleva Strikes a Resonating Tone in Pop Music

For Bulgarian-born, New York City based, singer-songwriter Ruth Koleva, music has become a lifeboat that she uses to ride down the river of life, braving strong currents and finding a rhythm and flow along the way. Her newest single “Moving On,” a collaboration with artists Rachel Row and Gueorgui Linev, is a charismatic, summery, self-empowering […]

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Tianna Esperanza
Beyond LA: Tianna Esperanza Makes a Strong Musical Debut This Year with Three New Singles

Cape Cod based singer, songwriter and storyteller Tianna Esperanza, granddaughter of seminal punk icon Paloma (“Palmolive”) McLardy — of the female punk groups the Slits and the Raincoats — made her musical debut this year with three searing punk singles of her own. The most recent, “Princess Slit and the Raincoat Prince,” is a quick and gritty […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Beyond LA
Beyond LA: Lucy Daydream — Purveyors of distinctly enrapturing psych-pop

Lucy Daydream hail from Denver and are the creation of songwriters Paige Duché and Ross Ryan. Purveyors of distinctly enrapturing psych-pop, their most recent single “Cruel” is a sultry slow-burner that oozes with all those lovelorn feels. But the track that first got us a tad obsessed with the duo was Lucy Daydream’s March 2022 […]

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Nige Hood 2022
Beyond LA: Nige Hood and Bambizilla Drop Smoking New Track ”Causualties of War”

Combining elements of classic hip-hop and rap, and filtering it through his own unique style, Charlotte, North Carolina-native and self-professed creator of folk rap, Nige Hood makes thought provoking and aurally layered tracks that transcend eras. His newest drop “Causualties of War,” featuring Bambizilla, is a ballsy, classic boombap sounding track that goes hard from […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Making Movies 2022
Beyond LA: Inventive Multi-Cultural Band, Making Movies Gear Up for New Album Drop this Summer

Blending, fuzzy, shape-shifting rock n’ roll with Afro-Cuban, Hispanic and other Latin rhythms and beats — Making Movies, a multi-cultural 4-piece powerhouse from Kansas City, Missouri, approach music making with alacrity, inventiveness and deft. From catchy and light to unrelenting energy, the band contains multitudes of sound. Los Angeles will have a chance to see […]

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royel otis
Beyond LA: Australia’s Royel Otis release addicting new song “Oysters In My Pocket” with music video

With the release of their debut EP Campus last year Australian outfit Royel Otis unleashed their galvanizing and 90’s-nostalgic rock. They’ve also just released their first single of 2022 with “Oysters In My Pocket,” a guitar-driven, made for summer jam that comes with an absolutely wild music video. Watch it below. “Oysters in my pocket […]

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Beyond LA: Mairaly’s Debut Single ”Cruisin” Turns Professional Woes into Musical Empowerment

Out with her debut single, Puerto Rican-based, Afro Dominican artist Mairaly’s ”Cruisin” is all about that pivotal moment when you realize the B.S. of a situation is not worth your time. Pulling from classic R&B vibes and distinctly Latin sounds, Mairaly delivers a silky smooth melody that is both effortless and hard to ignore. Despite […]

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Hope Tala
Beyond L.A.:Hope Tala sings an ode to the party on new single/video “Party Sickness”

West-London artist Hope Tala continues her streak of singles with the release of her latest song/video “Party Sickness,” an anthemic ode to those who revel in the sublime turmoil of a good party. It’s the kind of song that’d probably be playing at one of the soirées Tala sings about, her vocals radiant amidst the […]

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Beyond LA: Silvana Estrada casts a spell of enchantment and softness with her music

Strumming together fragile, intricate and stirring tunes, Mexican indie artist Silvana Estrada casts a spell of enchantment and softness with her music, the sound of which is contrasted by sharp lyrics and piercing vocals from the young artist. Her latest single, “La Corrientes,” the last drop from her recently released album, Marchita, is a powerful […]

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Patricia Sanchez |