Songs

Cyn Takes Her Angelic Voice to the Moroccan Lounge — New Single “Lonely Gun”

The latest single from Detroit-born, LA-based artist Cyn is an alarming romp, which you may have heard if you went to see Birds of Prey this past weekend. “Lonely Gun” has an erratic energy apt for the movie it soundtracked—a continuation of her recent EP in both spirit and style. Cyn will be touring this […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Cierra Ramirez
Cierra Ramirez Invites Us Into Her World of Pop, Releasing Title Track & Video “Over Your Head”

Cierra Ramirez is at the forefront of a new pop sound with her bold, spacious new hit “Over Your Head.” The title track to her forthcoming LP (dropping February 28th), the song and video are sensuous with a touch of audacious rebellion.  In visuals directed by Riley Robbins, a champion of both fashion film and […]

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Shopping
Shopping keep post-punk flexible with elastic electronica and grooves of All Or Nothing — LA Show at 1720

Thrumming with a kinetic-anxiousness, Los Angeles / Glasgow-based trio, Shopping has debuted the sleekest version of their queer post-punk sound on their new album All Or Nothing. Comprised of Rachel Aggs (guitar, vocals), Billy Easter (bass, vocals) and Andrew Milk (drums, vocals), the potent threesome has moved further into 80’s pop textures and electronica–which they […]

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Moses Sumney
Moses Sumney promises a mesmerizing soundscape on upcoming album græ, shares new song “Cut Me”

Moses Sumney has announced the release date of the first part of their new album græ with the unveiling of another single off it, “Cut Me.” The new track embodies much of the same, insatiable wonder that gleams off many of their songs, basking in the improvised nature of their gospel-sized ballads; swirling and darting between […]

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Steven Ward |
best new songs of January 2020
Best New Songs of January, 2020

2020 opened up with some diverse, amazing new music! Of all the new songs we listened to this past January, we selected 80 songs to feature on our monthly playlist “Best New Songs of the Month.” From local acts such as Rachel Goodrich, In Velvet and Moaning — to well-known bands like Flaming Lips, Cage […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Sego
Sego / Big Black Delta share stunning covers of each others songs on new split-single release Quid Pro Quo

Los Angeles-based, indie-pop outfit Sego have joined with Big Black Delta to share Quid Pro Quo, the split-single release of “Into The Night”/”Shame” that features the two bands covering one another’s songs. For “Into The Night,” Sego gives the Big Black Delta track a driving melancholy, meshing the soft ache of Spencer Petersen’s croons with […]

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Steven Ward |
The Lone Bellow
The Lone Bellow Release Emotional Single Before New Album Drop — LA Shows at Troubadour

On the heels of a new album, Brooklyn-based band, The Lone Bellow have dropped another new single with an upcoming Los Angeles tour date at The Troubadour in West Hollywood. The Lone Bellow’s new single “Just Enough to Get By” is off their forthcoming release, ‘Half Moon Light,’ out this Friday, February 7. The single […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
New Song: Alicia Blue Tributes To The Illustrious ‘Queen of Echo Park’

Raconteur and chanteuse of the people Alicia Blue invents her own line of folk with every release. Documenting her experiences in song, her latest is a tribute to Los Angeles’s own songbird, Lauren Ruth Ward. And while Alicia is East Side music royalty herself, ‘Queen of Echo Park’ is a magical tribute to the rock […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
mxmtoon
mxmtoon’s New Song “Fever Dream” Wants You to Savor Every Moment

With the entire city in mourning after the loss of Kobe Bryant, there is no better time for mxmtoon’s new single, “fever dream.” In it, the LA-based musician encourages us to avoid complacency and enjoy every fleeting moment. The track is the first she has released since her album The Masquerade came out last year. […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Tennis
Tennis sit unabashed in raw heartache on new single “How To Forgive”

Tennis have shared the final song before the release of their upcoming album Swimmer with the newly released “How To Forgive.” Written as a “palette cleanser” to get her into a different headspace after completing another song on the new record — lead singer Alaina Moore finds something raw and vulnerable in herself on the […]

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Steven Ward |