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best new songs of January 2020
Best New Songs of January, 2020

2020 opened up with some diverse, amazing new music! Of all the new songs we listened to this past January, we selected 80 songs to feature on our monthly playlist “Best New Songs of the Month.” From local acts such as Rachel Goodrich, In Velvet and Moaning — to well-known bands like Flaming Lips, Cage […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Sego
Sego / Big Black Delta share stunning covers of each others songs on new split-single release Quid Pro Quo

Los Angeles-based, indie-pop outfit Sego have joined with Big Black Delta to share Quid Pro Quo, the split-single release of “Into The Night”/”Shame” that features the two bands covering one another’s songs. For “Into The Night,” Sego gives the Big Black Delta track a driving melancholy, meshing the soft ache of Spencer Petersen’s croons with […]

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Steven Ward |
The Lone Bellow
The Lone Bellow Release Emotional Single Before New Album Drop — LA Shows at Troubadour

On the heels of a new album, Brooklyn-based band, The Lone Bellow have dropped another new single with an upcoming Los Angeles tour date at The Troubadour in West Hollywood. The Lone Bellow’s new single “Just Enough to Get By” is off their forthcoming release, ‘Half Moon Light,’ out this Friday, February 7. The single […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
New Song: Alicia Blue Tributes To The Illustrious ‘Queen of Echo Park’

Raconteur and chanteuse of the people Alicia Blue invents her own line of folk with every release. Documenting her experiences in song, her latest is a tribute to Los Angeles’s own songbird, Lauren Ruth Ward. And while Alicia is East Side music royalty herself, ‘Queen of Echo Park’ is a magical tribute to the rock […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
mxmtoon
mxmtoon’s New Song “Fever Dream” Wants You to Savor Every Moment

With the entire city in mourning after the loss of Kobe Bryant, there is no better time for mxmtoon’s new single, “fever dream.” In it, the LA-based musician encourages us to avoid complacency and enjoy every fleeting moment. The track is the first she has released since her album The Masquerade came out last year. […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Tennis
Tennis sit unabashed in raw heartache on new single “How To Forgive”

Tennis have shared the final song before the release of their upcoming album Swimmer with the newly released “How To Forgive.” Written as a “palette cleanser” to get her into a different headspace after completing another song on the new record — lead singer Alaina Moore finds something raw and vulnerable in herself on the […]

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Steven Ward |
Clear Mortifee
A Collab Made In Heaven: Clear And NoKillShelter On ‘Sweetheart’

Canadian alt-pop star Clear Mortifee met with creative producer NoKillShelter for a collaboration from the stars. Their new song, ‘Sweetheart’, walks on air with delicate finesse and spiritual allure, expressing the freedom that comes with letting go. A genre-fluid, non-binary artist, Clear demonstrates their creative vision through spiritual dynamism, advocating for an evolution in the […]

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Ari |
BRÅVES
BRÅVES team-up with Lilli Wilder for new song “Mean Girls”

Anonymous trio BRÅVES have teamed-up with singer/songwriter Lilli Wilder on their new song “Mean Girls,” finding an enigmatic and emotional sweet-spot thanks to the group’s sultry atmospherics and the 21-year-old’s tender vocals. While BRÅVES remain elusive music makers to the public, the trio have written/performed with artists like Walk The Moon, P!NK, Coldplay, and Fitz […]

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Steven Ward |
Georgi Kay and CD Player Put Us Face-to-Face with “Scary People” on Reworked Single

November 3rd will soon be here and Georgi Kay’s reimagining of her 2017 single, “Scary People,” sets the tone for a revolution. The British-Australian artist cites the last election for inspiring her to write the original, reflected in its sneering production. A foggy ambience in the new version underscores the terror of evil. Kay and […]

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Zoe Elaine |
moaning band
LA’s Moaning Get Self-Aware with New Single “Ego”

L.A. based Moaning, made up of Sean Solomon (vocals/guitar), Pascal Stevenson (bass/keys), and Andrew Mackelvie (drums). have just announced their sophomore album Uneasy Laughter (March 20 via Sub Pop). In anticipation, they’ve shared a caustic first single and video for “Ego” which marks a distinct change in style for the post-punk outfit—replacing fuzzed out guitars […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |