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Thao And The Get Down Stay Down
Thao And The Get Down Stay Down Create Beautiful Oneness with New Single / Video “Temple”

As a longtime fan of Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, there’s no question that the band can make solid tunes. Their music has always been fun and interesting to listen to, but frontwoman Thao Nguyen has outdone herself with the band’s newest single “Temple.” The song is the first single off the band’s […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
half waif
Half Waif Guides Us Through the Seasons on New Single ‘In August’ —Livestream Her Performance on March 27

During this quarantine, it will be difficult to keep track of time. In the short-term, it might also mean the inadvertent end to relationships that came with the routines we have now abandoned—I’ll personally miss my usual barista and the commuters I see every morning on the train. Half Waif’s new single, “In August,” mourns […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Oozelles
Premiere: Oozelles share a hauntingly good single “Refill the Swamp” off their upcoming debut LP

Oozelles have shared a new song off their upcoming, self-titled debut LP in the form of “Refill the Swamp,” a grimy, heady, reverb-soaked piece that rumbles forward on grumbling guitars and wailed vocalizations. Comprised of members and ex-members of Warpaint, Starlite Desperation, Dante Vs Zombies, Sex Stains, Detroit Cobras, and many others — Oozelles filter […]

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Steven Ward |
Sophia Islander
Sophia Islander shares a different kind of post-breakup dance track with “All in My Head”

Los Angeles singer/songwriter, producer, and dancer Sophia Islander has shared an empowering new single in the form of “All in My Head,” that takes a different spin on post-breakup songs. The track, produced in collaboration with Hitmakerchinx, was created by Islander after the end of a long-distance relationship and she found a need to return […]

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Steven Ward |
Caroline Rose
Caroline Rose’s retrofuture record ​’Superstar’ ​is an ode to the oddballs of 2020

Have you ever listened to a song so out-of-this-world funky that it literally drags your gyrating body back in time, onto the set of the 1977 John Travolta classic Saturday Night Fever? I know it sounds crazy, but that’s what happened as I played Caroline Rose’s new album Superstar, which just dropped last Friday. To […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Nicole Kiki Jaffe
Nicole Kiki Jaffe pines and coos for the loving fireside of home on “It Felt Like Coming Home”

Los Angeles singer/songwriter Nicole Kiki Jaffe writes so others can heal. Her new single, the wistful folk-ballad “It Felt Like Coming Home,” is rooted in the kind of self-restoration that can emerge and occur in the aftermath of some heartache or struggle. For Jaffe, there is catharsis to be found in her powerful trills on […]

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Steven Ward |
hazel english
Hazel English Releases Another Emotional Single In Anticipation of Her Debut Album — L.A. Show at The Echo

Dream-pop with a little twang; Hazel English, the Australian born, L.A.-based artist has shared another single off her forthcoming album. “Combat” floats atop a swirling, glistening sea of beautiful instrumentals as the lyrics wash over you like waves along the shore. To celebrate the new album, Hazel English will perform in Los Angeles at The […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
The Marías
The Marías share David Lynchian-esque video for new song “Hold It Together”

The Marías have shared a hypnotic new video for their single “Hold It Together,” one that mirrors quite literally all the resplendent and warm funkiness the duo brings to all their songs. Featuring a sublime María looking as ethereal as ever in a black two-piece dress, surrounded as she is by red velvet carpeting and […]

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Steven Ward |
jett kwong
Watch Jett Kwong’s Enticing New Video for ‘Tokyo Bath’ — EP Release Show at Bootleg Theater

Los Angeles is full of musicians, artists, and dreamers, laying a cloud of creativity over the city like a blanket. Enter Jett Kwong, the experimental pop artist who weaves worlds of fantasy into soothing, catchy soundscapes. Jett gracefully transcends the Hollywood murmur in this new visual, as an esteemed outsider with a quiet resolve. The […]

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Ari |
oddnesse
Face the Music with Oddnesse’s “All American Lie”

Oddnesse’s new single “All American Lie” encourages us to face the music and challenge the institutional conventions that we’ve internalized as “American”. It seems that there is a direct correlation between the track’s themes and the way that Oddnesse flips folk music, a cultural touchstone of 1960s America, right on its head. Through layers of […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |