Songs

Cass McCombs Explores the Power in Our Freedom of Choice in Newest Single “Don’t (Just) Vote”

In an attempt to be a more hopeful voice of reason in a cacophony of confusion, Cass McCombs urges us in his newest single “Don’t (Just) Vote,” to think a little more deeply about our choices and asks us to meditate not just on the power to elect, but also to enact. Building on the […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Lawrence Rothman Searches for a “Decent Man” on New Single feat. Lucinda Williams

With the general election right around the corner, the news from Lawrence Rothman could not have come at a better time. The Los Angeles musician, who identifies as genderfluid, has announced their sophomore album, Good Morning, America/Not a Son. The lead singles from each side of the forthcoming record are out now and expose Rothman’s […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Premiere: L.A. MACHINA Unleash Soul Piercing Single and Video That Pays Homage to Good Rock N’ Roll

Part of what makes the Los Angeles music scene so interesting is its propensity to marry music with other art forms to enhance the overall mood or effect. It’s the metta that happens when you explore the power music has on the individual and collective soul. Local favorites L.A. MACHINA took the witchy vibes of […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
the marias band
The Marías return with a steamy, jazz-infused new song “Care For You”

Tip-toeing into your heart with yet another swoon-worthy track, The Marías have shared a jazzy new song titled “Care For You.” Taking you back to those old school lounge feels, the The María’s new track shines with lush grooves and an enchanting saxophone solo, not to mention the dulce vocals of María. “Care For You” comes to […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
pep squad
Pep Squad turn a classic “It’s My Party” into a Ghoulish Affair

Keeping it full of delicious attitude, Pep Squad, the latest project from the creative powerhouse that is Kat Leon of the LA-based band Holy Wars, has released a new track titled “It’s My Party.” A play off the 60’s pop song popularized by Lesley Gore, Pep Squad take it to a nefarious level with their […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
egg drop soup
Egg Drop Soup Drops New Single In Anticipation of their New EP and a Dicey Presidential Election

2020 has been hard for many to contextualize, and with an upcoming presidential election that is likely to be a total disaster for many reasons, it may be difficult to hold onto hope or sanity. While it’s always best to keep perspective, local band Egg Drop Soup explores the fringes of 2020 frustration in their […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Spare Parts for Broken Hearts
Spare Parts for Broken Hearts Unleash Biting New Single to Sour the Stomach of the Establishment

Emotionally charged and with the saturation turned up to 10, Los Angeles based trio Spare Parts for Broken Hearts (SP/BH) released their latest single, “Dirty Milk” — a tune they’ve been holding onto since pre-covid times. Put on a shelf to mature, the song’s original meaning has grown to encapsulate an arid and unstable frustration […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Elohim Copes With the Good, the Bad and the Groovy on New Single “Good Day Bad Day”

Despite her recent single, “I’m Lost,” Elohim has never felt more on course. The songwriter is reliable for compelling indietronica, and she always delivers something different, from heart-wrenching ballads to haunting dance parties. Her latest track shows her vulnerability and optimism, layered over a groove that will draw you out of your seat. Listen to […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Omar Apollo
Omar Apollo sings a ballad of life growing up in his homestate on “Dos Uno Nueve”

After releasing back-to-back EPs in 2018-19, Omar Apollo has announced his return with a slew of new singles, the latest of which is the riveting “Dos Uno Nueve.” A classical Mexican corrido that doubles as a shout-out to Apollo’s home in Indiana, the song is an intimate walk through the familiar world that Apollo grew […]

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Steven Ward |
Mon Laferte
Mon Laferte and Alejandro Fernández duet on “Que Se Sepa Nuestro Amor” a love letter to Mexican culture

Mon Laferte and Alejandro Fernández duet on “Que Se Sepa Nuestro Amor” a love letter to Mexican culture

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Steven Ward |