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Nick Andre brings together a trio-de-force with "Life Is Awesome" feat. Lil B, Zion I, and Casual
Nick Andre brings together a trio-de-force with “Life Is Awesome” feat. Lil B, Zion I, and Casual

San Francisco-based music producer and co-founder of Slept On Records, Nick Andre has brought together a trio-de-force for his newest single “Life Is Awesome.” Pulling the talents of Lil B, Zion I, and Casual who drop their slick lines into Andre’s suave soundscape, all to the tune of a funkily looped piano. A laid-back upper […]

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Steven Ward |
Ai Bendr Releases Atmospheric New Single “I Like You”

Finding tender moments out of confusing crossroads, Ai Bendr constructs a bittersweet love story in her new single “I Like You.” Luscious sounding and with a heavy, atmospheric tone, “I Like You” is a cascade of sound and emotion strung together by echoey vocals. Although the song’s title might reflect a more positive love story, […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Remi Wolf teams-up with Dominic Fike for a deliriously catchy rework of “Photo ID”

Teaming up with rising pop artist Dominic Fike on a reimagining of their song “Photo ID,” Remi Wolf has given a breath of new life to the fan favorite off their debut EP I’m Allergic to Dogs! Dazzlingly addictive pop hooks fill the song’s buoyant soundscape, with Wolf eliciting every drop of saturated bliss that […]

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Grammy Nominee Emily King Releases Emotional Acoustic Ballad “First Time”

The post-pandemic blues are coming for all of us—no one is safe from the anxiety of establishing another new normal as the nation lines up for vaccines. But Emily King’s latest single reminds us that the love we knew before is still with us. The soft, sparse ballad is the first of many new releases […]

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Witch Camp (Ghana) Release New Single Focused on Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

Everyone, no matter where they come from, knows cultural sounds of love and hate. We all have within us to rise to beautiful heights and fall to devastating lows. Understanding this makes choosing which we represent ever more important. For Grammy Award-winning producer and author Ian Brennan (Tinariwen, Zomba Prison Project) and his wife, Italian-Rwandan […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Wallice
Wallice juggles existential dread and draining nostalgia on “23”

“In my childhood bedroom,“ begins Wallice on her debut track “23,” a buoyantly melancholic indie-rock track that perfectly pairs the singer’s tongue-in-cheek existentialism with the generational angst of a generation. Propelled forward on a whimsically uplifting medley that betrays Wallice’s weariness over the rush to “grow-up,” while at the same time lamenting the setbacks that […]

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Alejandro Aranda, AKA scarypoolparty, drops Heavy, New Rap Song and Announces Upcoming EP

Off the heels of his 2020 sophomore release, Alejandro Aranda, better known by his stage name, scarypoolparty, has released his second single of 2021, the trap inspired, sidewinding single “Universe” featuring emo rapper nothing, nowhere. The single is one of a handful of new songs from Aranda that will find their way onto his upcoming […]

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Mami Sandunga
“Mademoiselle Blonte” is Mami Sandunga’s and Chaboi’s concussive, dance-floor anthem

Mami Sandunga has shared her newest single in the form of “Mademoiselle Blonte,” a heavy reggaeton banger that features the singer’s third collaboration with producer Chaboi. Concussive beats and Sandunga’s biting lyricism embody the fierce, rebellious spirit that Sandunga associates with the track, using it as a means of overcoming any bit of timidness she […]

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deqn sue
Deqn Sue Casts Away a Scared Beau with New Single “Trickyman”

Photo by Jeff Mendoza How do you pursue a relationship while scared stiff? Deqn Sue knows all too well that you can’t. On her brand new single “Trickyman,” the Alabama-born and locally-based pop artist describes a relationship with a suitor who was too afraid to be vulnerable. The song sways like a ‘90s trip-hop deep-cut, […]

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Indie Band Conditioner Muse on Surrealist Artist in New Single “Leonora”

Conditioner, an indie pop duo from Los Angeles, dropped their new single, “Leonora,” all about the life of surrealist artist Leonora Carrington; a British-born Mexican artist, one of the few women surrealists of her time. Turning the bullet points of Carrington’s biography into a bouncy, upbeat single, “Leonora” is an easy song to tune into […]

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Patricia Sanchez |