Songs

Cassie Marin
Cassie Marin shares final single from new album “Lil 5i5” with glittery-synth title track — new album out August 12

Cassie Marin has shared the final single from her upcoming sophomore album with the release of the glittery synth-bass burner “Lil 5i5.“ Not only is it the album’s title track but it also influenced its trajectory, sonically and thematically. On “Lil 5i5,” Marin’s avant-garde pop tastes are at the forefront of her saccharine hooks and […]

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Soltera
Soltera shares a trippy and mesmerizing music video for “Me Olvidé” off her debut “Sin Compromiso” EP

Colombian experimental dance project Soltera has shared a new music video for their hypnotic track “Me Olvidé” off last year’s Sin Compromiso EP. The four-minute track served as the finale for the six-song collection and as such is a relentless sonic soundscape of mesmerizing electronica. And the new video for “Me Olvidé,” directed by L. […]

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The Steens
The Steens release another feverish rock hit with “Heaven” and announce a new EP

With the release of their second single “Heaven,“ brotherly duo from Orange County The Steens have once more solidified themselves as one of the more exciting newcomers to grace our ears with vintage rock blistering sounds. Wielding their blown-out sonics with brash gusto and hoarse rollicking the new song is The Steens in a combustible […]

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Ko aka Koala
Ko (aka Koala) knows when to “Hit & Run” on riff-smoldering new single

Ko aka Koala’s latest single “Hit & Run” is a riff-smoldering banger that tries to encapsulate the fiery crash ending of a doomed relationship. Known for blending her myriad genre influences, from hip-hop to techno and metal, the new track explodes with cascading electric guitars and shuddering bass. And at its center is Ko’s piercing […]

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June McDoom
Beyond LA: June McDoom gives a haunting ode to her ancestry and transient relatives on debut single/video “The City”

With the release of her debut single “The City,” New York-based singer/songwriter June McDoom gives a rapt introduction to her lilting mixtures of folk, soul, and reggae. One penned as an attempt to reconcile the sum of her parts: from trying to construct a gestalt of personal history as a denizen of New York to […]

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Rooted
Rooted release their second single with an elated synth jam on “Dime a Dozen”

Los Angeles indie-rockers Rooted are back with another stunning jam with the release of new single “Dime a Dozen.” Still mingling their vintage and vibrant pop sensibilities with soaring vocal harmonies, the new track is a synth-burst of optimism tailor made for whatever rut you find yourself in. Opening with resounding piano keys and electric […]

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A.O. GERBER
Watch A.O. Gerber be fed an beautiful arrangement of food in the music video for new single “Hunger”; new album “Meet Me at the Gloaming” out Oct. 14

On her thunderous new anthem “Hunger,” singer/songwriter A.O. Gerber wrestles with two opposing ideas: desire and restriction. The idea came to her during a particularly horrendous Los Angeles fire season and illustrated dramatically for her that both ideas were owed to a specific hunger. “I’ve spent so much of my life vacillating between these polarities, […]

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Chow Mane music artist
Chow Mane gets freaky with alien abduction on new single/video “What’s My Name”

Chow Mane is back with another cheeky-as-hell interstellar banger with his new single and video for “What’s My Name.” One that flips the iconic Benny Benassi hit “Satisfaction” and turns its shuddering, electronica-grinding bass into a pulsating frenzy. Teaming up with Japanese producer Zuma and San Diego singer/songwriter and rapper Dane Amar, “What’s My Name” […]

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Beginners 2022
BEGINNERS Premieres Acidic New Single “I Hate That I Love Brooklyn”

BEGINNERS, the alt pop project of Samantha Barbera, shares their brand new single “I Hate That I Love Brooklyn,” featuring Matias Mora and POSEY, an acidic, liquid hot track with industrial punk/grunge vibes and an overarching pop tinge. The edgy, fast-paced tune centers on the corrosive environment of a toxic relationship that is equally thrilling […]

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Andy Clockwise 2022
Andy Clockwise Drops New Melancholy Dance Single “Gonna Get It (Just What We Deserve)”

Hitting hard with a new single, Andy Clockwise’s “Gonna Get It (Just What We Deserve)” is a perfect collision of a danceable melody and melancholy lyrics, all wrapped in a pulsating multi-genre sound. Swirling around in an endless orbit, the new single is catchy as hell and punctuated by deep vocals delivered in a spoken […]

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Kesha Shantrell 2022
The Soulful and Silky Smooth Kesha Shantrell, Stream New Single “Company”

Soulful artist Kesha Shantrell drops her new single “Company,” out via Lauretta Records. A jazzy, blues-infused neo-soul track that is equally groovy as it is silky soft, “Company” immediately resonates with the weary soul. With ripples of warm backing vocals, a laid back drum beat and light piano work, “Company” is rich in tone and […]

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Danielle Ponder 2022
Danielle Ponder Releases Beautiful New Single, “Some Of Us Are Brave,” LA Show Date at the Wiltern

Releasing her new single, “Some Of Us Are Brave,” the title track for her upcoming debut album, rising artist Danielle Ponder forms a link of solidarity among Black women. Her new track is a harrowing and soulful declaration of strength, beauty and perseverance. In addition to new music and an upcoming LP release, Ponder is […]

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Phem 2022
Alt-pop star Phem Drops a Cathartic New Music Video for Her Summer Single “brkdwn”

Adding even more of a brazen edge to her summer single “brkdwn,” alt-pop star Phem drops a cathartic new music video equipped with dancing, skating and a rad house party. The new music video, and single, sees Phem reinhabiting her body and soul, moving past difficult times to find joy and exhilaration. Phem’s latest single […]

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Emily Elbert 2022
Emily Elbert Shares Introspective New Single “For Free,” Upcoming Album Out Aug. 19

Los Angeles based musician Emily Elbert offers another peak into her upcoming album, Woven Together, with new single “For Free,” a bluesy tune with funk undertones and lyrics that focus on uncoupling one’s life instead of complicating it with more stuff. In her new song, she notes we should try finding pleasure in moments and […]

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Shygirl 2022
Shygirl Drops Naughty Single “Coochie (a bedtime story),” Upcoming Date at Primavera Sound LA

Experimental pop artist Shygirl drops her latest single, “Coochie (a bedtime story),” a not so subtly naughty tune all about the power of the feminine mystique; i.e. power of the pussy. Playful and explicit, the new single has a bold and very catchy hook, though probably not safe to sing at work. In addition to […]

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Supreme Beings of Leisure
Supreme Beings of Leisure end 14 year hiatus with new single “Full Circle,” announce fourth album ’22’

Supreme Beings of Leisure have ended their 14-year hiatus with an absolutely sublime and soul-wringing new single “Full Circle.” The trio is still as enigmatic as ever, radiating that illustrious retro-futurism and electronic trip-hop that made their previous three albums so enthralling. On “Full Circle,” Supreme Beings of Leisure — comprised of founding members Geri […]

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Nikki Paige
Nikki Paige is back with a new single/video “Important”

Nikki Paige’s new single “Important” gets at the heart of what she has learned in her two decades as a singer/songwriter. First signed to Warner at 11 years old as a writer, she soon realized the music industry wasn’t everything it was played up to be. Since then she’s been releasing a steady stream of […]

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Bella Rabbit 2022
Bella Rabbit Drops Fiery New Single “Cariño”

Multilingual, Mexican born, Grammy nominated and Platinum certified songwriter and musician Bella Rabbit knocks it out of the park with her debut single “Cariño,” an electro pop stunner with an upbeat tempo, reggaeton infused beats and playful lyrics. The single comes after Bella Rabbit’s departure from Universal Music Group (under the management of Rebeleon Entertainment). […]

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Casii Stephan 2022
Casii Stephan Drops Heartfelt New Single “Trust Fall” with Upcoming Show at Black Rose LA

With smoky vocals, an understated cool and strong songwriting skills, Midwest native Casii Stephan drums up a slurry of emotions with her newest single “Trust Fall,” a beautiful ballad about learning to trust and love again. Along with her new single, Stephan is performing in Los Angeles on Aug. 25 at Black Rose LA as […]

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Johnny Stranger
Johnny Stranger is back with a blistering new single “January Knives”

Relentlessly zealous Johnny Stranger’s latest single “January Knives” ignites a spirit of perseverance amidst its volatile riffs. Brandishing their electrifying rock with the kind of dazzling rancor they’ve become loved for, the band hammers out the song’s anthemic and blistering racket into something chaotically hopeful. At its core, the single tells the story of Johnny […]

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