Songs

Spelles face down the sea on their spectacularly haunting new single “Ghost Ship”

Spelles (aka Kathryn Baar and Luc Laurent) have shared another stunning video for one of their songs, this time for their spellbinding and colossal new song “Ghost Ship.” A soaring, hauntingly sonorous medley of thunderous percussion and Baar’s own affecting wails, “Ghost Ship” is a powerful affirmation of what the singer identifies as a necessitation […]

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Elle PF Release New Single / Video “Ultimatum” the First Off Their Upcoming Sophomore Album

The shimmery DIY indie-rock project, Elle PF are on the heels of releasing their sophomore album, I Woke Up Today Laughing, recording tracks all throughout the pandemic. Today, they share the first single, “Ultimatum,” off their new album. The first release since their 2018 debut, “Ultimatum” is a mesmerizing montage of thought and emotion as […]

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D’Arcy Drops Intoxicating New Single “Lover”

Indie artist D’Arcy is back with her new single “Lover,” an intoxicating tune that channels and explores the darker emotions that rise from a relentless love. While it’s been only a year since D’Arcy dropped her debut single, she has drummed up a slew of fans and garnered the attention of music critics alike with […]

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Jesse Jo Stark
Jesse Jo Stark continues to feel out her niche of L.A.-based nostalgia-laden rock with “cry on me”

Los Angeles-native Jesse Jo Stark has returned with a rapturous, slow-burner of a single with the release of “cry on me.” Laying on thick the engrossing allure that comes with her smokey vocals, the song follows a heartwrenching narrative that the singer described as “a story about falling in love at the wrong time.” True […]

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Kills Birds Release Electrifying New Single “Cough Up Cherries”

Electrifying L.A. based rock band Kills Birds have dropped their heavy hitting new single “Cough Up Cherries,” the third release off their upcoming album, Married. “Cough Up Cherries” is a multi-faceted song that pulls from a barrage of emotions and themes while instrumentals amp up the intense lyrics. The result of which is a stirring, […]

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Geographer
Geographer share euphoric video/single for synth-pop anthem “Peripheral Vision”

Geographer has shared a video for their new song “Peripheral Vision,” a stirring anthem with all the shimmer of an 80’s synth-pop track. On it, frontman Michael Deni howls away alongside a rush of pulsing drums and scattered synthesizers, reveling in the ways in which we exist just at the edges of each other’s often […]

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Arca’s New Single “Born Yesterday” is a Powerful Cascade of Emotion and Sound

After the success of her Grammy nominated album, KiCk i — Venezuelan artist, singer, DJ, performer, model, painter, pop diva and experimental music compose — Alejandra Ghersi Rodriguez, known professionally as Arca, is back with the announcement of her follow up album, KICK ii, and the release of her new single “Born Yesterday.” Featuring pop […]

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The Red Pears Drop New Single and Album Filled with a Biting Grunge Laced Indie Rock Sound

Los Angeles garage rockers The Red Pears have dropped a new single and album; a double feature that packs a wild punch. “House of Mirrors,” a steady and existential exploration of the self, was released just days before the band released their 3rd studio album, You Thought We Left Because The Door Was Open But […]

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Max Green Releases Deeply Emotional New Single and Video “Love Addict”

Echo Park musician Max Green drops his latest single, “Love Addict,” the second single off his upcoming 4-song, EP Take Care, out Dec. 4. Taking a deep dive into break ups and the emotional weight they carry, Green finds a melancholy acceptance not just of heartache, but all the moments and personality traits that lead […]

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LACES
LACES reaffirms a love she discovered in her youth on new single “Girlfriend”

Los Angeles artist LACES has shared a new single with the release of “Girlfriend,” a shimmering-vibrant pop roller and affirmation of self-acceptance. Between the lush pulse of the song’s dual piano and drum-beat-driven medley, LACES lets her riveting croon retell all the love and passion she discovered that she had to give in her teens. […]

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Celebrate Dia de los Muertos & Spooky Season with “La Maldita Bruja” by Nancy Sanchez

It’s spooky season, and while you prepare an elaborate Halloween costume, give a listen to the haunting melodies of Nancy Sanchez. The LA-via-Mexico singer/songwriter is known for her rich blend of musical styles, culminating in a genre which she has coined Mexican-American art pop. Her latest single is more a dirge compared to her notable […]

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Ella Rosa
Ella Rosa slips ever more comfortably into her pop/neo-soul niche with single “Nothing Sacred”

British singer/songwriter Ella Rosa has shared a new single in the form of “Nothing Sacred,” a bouncily lush track that takes a long, scrutinizing look at past relationships and the red flags often missed. Carried by her penchant for lulling deeply intimate and R&B-infused songs, her latest single unfolds on the back of warm guitar […]

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Talker limps through depression habits on new single/video “Sad Chick”

L.A. singer/multi-instrumentalist Talker, aka Celeste Tauchar, has shared a new single and video with the release of “Sad Chick.” An anthemic confessional, “Sad Chick” explodes as Tauchar’s confessional for what she calls her “depression habits,” those little routines that both maintain and help foster her helplessness. Cataloging all the ways in which she sees herself […]

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Magdalena Bay Release Psychedelic New Single “Hysterical Us” Before the Drop of Their Debut Album

With their debut album out later this week, Los Angeles duo Magdalena Bay share one more teaser, “Hysterical Us,” a psychedelic single that muses on the anxieties and questions spurned from existential thinking. With an inventive and colorful music video, the electric indie duo takes sleepless nights and drapes the darkness with out of the […]

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Phoebe Bridgers shares cover of Bo Burnham’s “That Funny Feeling” — proceeds go to Texas Abortion Funds

Bo Burnham’s “That Funny Feeling” has gotten the Phoebe Bridgers treatment with the release of a recorded cover of the song by the singer/songwriter. Bridger’s has been giving fans her version of the poignant, tongue-in-cheek ballad — and of course, hers relies on the soul-aching and ever haunting weight of her soft murmurs. Behind a […]

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Cassie Marin
On “Tanto,” Cassie Marin offers nothing but optimism & vibrant dance-hooks in the face of adversity

Los Angeles vocalist, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Cassie Marin has shared a new single with the release of “Tanto,” a vibrantly kinetic new bop that centers on her now seven-year-long battle with an autoimmune disease. Singing in her first language to pay homage to her Cuban-American identity, the new song is a bass-thumping mix of indietronica […]

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Kate Clover’s New Music Video and Single Stoke Anti-Establishment Vibes Through a Retro Lens

Taking inspiration from the writings of Hunter S. Thompson and from political parallels throughout the generations, Los Angeles punk rocker Kate Clover has released a scorching new single, ”Crimewave” with a retro-tinged music video to boot. The new single focuses on a combination of themes from political fear-mongering to truth told from the lens of […]

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Joel Jerome
Behind-the-scenes indie-hero Joel Jerome shares heartaching new single “When You Land”

Joel Jerome, the behind-the-scenes mentor, producer, and engineer of many a burgeoning indie band, has finally announced his next project with the release of his new single “When You Land.” The song is a lilting, acoustic-led ballad, one that tumbles between strums, plucks, and Jerome’s own delicate musings about the colossal undertaking loving someone can […]

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Luna Li
Luna Li teases debut album and shares new single “Flowers (In Full Bloom)” (feat. Serena Isioma)

Teasing a hotly-anticipated debut album for release in 2022, multi-instrumentalist and producer Luna Li has shared new music in the form of “Flower (In Full Bloom)” featuring Serena Isioma. The new song departs from some of the more guitar-driven pop that Li had garnered excitement for with her jams EP last year, but in no […]

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IDLES
IDLES share soul-swooning new single “The Beachland Ballroom” and announce new album “Crawler”

IDLES have finally announced a release date for their new album Crawler and the good news also comes with a new single in the form of explosive-swayer “The Beachland Ballroom.” Named after the iconic Ohio venue, the song is an emphatic, soul-baring celebration of the band’s growth — from playing the little rooms and dreaming […]

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