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Flavia heats things up with new EP “Out Loud”

Flavia’s new EP is hot to the touch, beginning with an unapologetic “sorry” before a dance-inducing beat. ‘Out Loud’, which dropped August 28 and is already climbing the iTunes charts, is a compilation of tracks that bread-crumb her journey as a queer, poly woman. One of our favorite tracks, ‘Switch’, slides down your back like […]

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Rudy De Anda Shares New Song “Espume” off forthcoming album ‘Tender Epoch’

Rudy De Anda’s upcoming debut album — Tender Epoch — is a beautiful, glimmering sea-foam green surface, like the sun lighting up the ocean. It’s inviting and deep, and diving in gives you a rush of something familiar while being in a completely new place. With the release of De Anda’s new single, “Espume” the […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Torii Wolf Channels Deep Emotions in New Single

Not giving too much care for details, musician Torii Wolf finds clarity in stripping things down in new single “Charlie.” “Charlie” is a very personal song, that at first feels very sparse. The lyrics are ambiguous, they don’t really paint a vivid picture of anything specific, but there is a rawness and sincerity clearly present. […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
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Peach Kelli Pop try to break-away from toxic relationships on new single”Cut Me Off”

Peach Kelli Pop, the Southern California indie-rock outfit of Annir Hanlon, has shared the first single from their upcoming EP with the jangly rhythms of “Cut Me Off.” On the lush, riff-laden piece that taps the bands love of 50s and 60s female-led pop music, Hanlon searches for the will to remove herself from a […]

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Singer/songwriter Nahneen Kula flexes her stunning vocals on sonorous anthem “Jesus Christ”

A testament to her eclectic influences, “Jesus Christ,” the latest single from Nahneen Kula, is a sonorous exercise in the singer/songwriter’s stunning vocal work. From ecstatic highs to lilting lows, Kula–the nom de plume of L.A.-based Charlene Gibbs–fills the breadth of the song’s spacious soundscape with her piercing cries and the buoyant melody. Between it’s […]

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Steven Ward |
Ziemba Reveals Uneasy New Single and Video for “Harbor Me” Lifted from Forthcoming True Romantic LP

Among the revelations on Ziemba’s new record, that she is a romantic might be the most shocking of all. The artist and journalist also known as René Kladzyk has always toyed with relationships, though typically between energies rather than explicit affairs. Her 2015 record Hope Is Never was more about reaction than grief, and Ardis, […]

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Zoe Elaine |
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Best New Song Releases of August, 2020 — (Part 2)

It’s the final day of August and we’re ready to roll out part 2 and our final additions for Best New Songs of the Month. August closed with 130 incredible new song releases from Nahneen Kula, Ziemba, Open Mike Eagle, Swimm, Arlo Parks, Mama Sandunga & Chaboi, Rituals of Mine, Ian Sweet, Cayucas, Laura Jean […]

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Open Mike Eagle Drops New Jazz Infused Single and Announces New Album

L.A. based artist Open Mike Eagle‘s new single “Bucciarati” is a fantastic interpretation of rap, hip hop, Jazz and electro, melting all four genres into a hot, molten liquid that slowly engulfs its listener in a warm, shapeshifting pool of sound. “Bucciarati” is one of three singles out now; all three set to be on […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Arlo Parks meditates on pain and its eventual passing in her newest single “Hurt”

Tapping into a stoic mantra, young artist Arlo Parks meditates on pain and its eventual passing in her newest single, “Hurt.” “Hurt” is about the sting of unpleasant experiences, but also about healing — exploring the notion that feeling pain in the first place means the bad experience has already happened, so eventually this too […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Ian Sweet Releases Emotional New Single ‘Dumb Driver’

If love makes you blind, then does heartache make you a bad driver? Musician Ian Sweet, AKA Jillian Medford, poses the thought in her new emotional slow wheeling single “Dumb Driver.” In the song, bittersweet sentiments and fragmented thoughts blend together like the colors red and blue to create a hazy backdrop where Medford explores […]

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Patricia Sanchez |