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Chicano Batman release punchy new song and video “Pink Elephant”

Chicano Batman have released a new single “Pink Elephant” off their upcoming album, ‘Invisible People,’ out May 1 via ATO Records. The track is the band’s second release this year, and while it contains all the elements of sound that are typical of a Chicano Batman song, it’s heavily saturated so that it comes at […]

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PREMIERE: Spare Parts For Broken Hearts offer a hand to those consumed by depression on new single “Cold Wave”

Los Angeles-based trio Spare Parts For Broken Hearts have shared a new single from their forthcoming album in the form of “Cold Wave,” a haunting, but uplifting anthem that seeks to be a hand in the dark for those wrestling alone with depression. A more than appropriate release, given the fact there are so many […]

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Sam Valdez’s New Single “Toothache” Is a Velvety Warm Hug

The bedroom pop gods have officially blessed us with Sam Valdez’s dreamy new single “Toothache”. Opening with masterfully reverbed cords and vocals, “Toothache” is a velvety ballad that echoes the soul of surf rock. Sam swoons us with her silky voice and brooding lyrics that subverts the classic breakup song through espousing self-love and independence. […]

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Best New Songs of March, 2020

Oh, March. We gots words with you! While March was the month we saw our lives, and this world turned upside down due to the coronavirus pandemic; it was also a pretty damn great month of new music. So much new music that we included 102 new song release for our monthly playlist “Best New […]

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Ella Vos displays raw beauty in new pop confessional “Burning Bridges”

Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Ella Vos has shared a new single from her forthcoming sophomore album, Turbulence. The song, “Burning Bridges,” is another stellar example of Vos’ intensely confessional lyricism, electric as it is when delivered via her piercing croons. With Vos there is a surging defiance that accompanies her songs, an enigmatic light at the […]

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Paper Idol share another indie-rock banger in the form of “Money For Flowers”

Paper Idol have shared buoyant new single “Money For Flowers,” a rollicking, manic song that finds romance pitted against poverty and love-sickness. Between a puncturing melody made up of spiraling riffs and staccato percussion world, Matan KG steers Paper Idol towards his ever off-kilter and energetic brand of indie-rock. “Money For Flowers” oozes with all […]

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Premiere: Sky Keller shares uplifting new anthem “High & Hurt”

Singer/songwriter Sky Keller has shared her new single “High & Hurt,” an uplifting alt-pop piece perfect for this moment of nullifying helplessness and uncertainty that seems to be all around us. Inspired by her own moment of all-enveloping depression, the song traverses through all the aches and pains that come from the fall – the […]

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Wargirl’s new single “Hang On” is what we need in this quarantine life

Turn the volume all the way up on your home sound system and have yourself a quarantine dance party to Wargirl’s new single “Hang On”, the ultimate electro pop jam. This funky track shines with new wave drums and colorful synths that channel the energy of Billy Idol and Gary Numan, but with fervent female […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Gateway Drugs return with patient new single “Wait (Medication)” plus LP announcement

If you were in need of a quick fix, LA’s Gateway Drugs has returned with a new single and an album announcement. “Wait (Medication)” is the first cut from the quartet’s sophomore LP, PSA, which was recorded live at Josh Homme’s Pink Duck Studios and is due out on May 8th. The new track was […]

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Carré share mind-bending new single “This is not a band”

Los Angeles-based Carré have shared the video for their new single “This is not a band,” a glitchy, down the rabbit hole immersion into the band’s love of abstraction and surrealism. Comprised of Julien Boyé, Jules de Gasperis, and Keveen Baudouin, Carré is as much a melding of sounds and textures as it is of […]

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Steven Ward |