Songs

Irene Diaza
Irene Diaz shares the sweet bliss of queer love on new single “You”

Irene Diaz has shared a blissful queer-love anthem off her upcoming album Lovers & Friends with the release of the new single “You.” Raised in a conservative Christian environment, the song itself started to take form back in 2015 when she was still coming to terms with her identity. “You” is a blissful pop-fantasia that […]

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Ethel Cain
Ethel Cain shares eviscerating rework of “Crushed” (stripped) — announces intimate LA gig at El Cid

Coming off the heels of the release of her Inbred EP singer/songwriter Ethel Cain has shared a stunning stripped-down version of one of its standout singles with “Crush” (stripped). The eviscerating song is made that much more affecting removed of all its sonorous echoes and lush instrumentation, leaving Cain’s beaming vocals in a dark well […]

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Molly Hanmer
Premiere: Molly Hanmer & The Midnight Tokers share bluesy-rock rumbler “Get Loose” off new album

LA-based Molly Hanmer & The Midnight Tokers have shared the title track from their highly-anticipated sophomore LP with the single “Get Loose.” Written during the peak of the pandemic and throughout the social upheavel that we’ve faced as a country over the last year, “Get Loose” is a potently bluesy anthem that sees Hanmer and […]

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PLEXXAGLASS Releases Uplifting New Single “Tall”

Non-binary artist, PLEXXAGLASS has debuted their new single “Tall,” a towering single about perseverance and finding yourself despite the growing pains. Atmospheric, slow building and illuminated by strong vocals, PLEXXAGLASS opens up their soul to share some of the pain they’ve gone through, but also the strength they’ve found in learning to get back up […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Carré
Premiere: Carré share sprawling new track “Turn Down the Choir”

LA techno rockers Carré have shared a new song in the form of “Turn Down the Choir,” a sprawling five-minute track of looping beats and heady-electronica. The new single, accompanied by a video co-directed by Patrick Fogarty and Keveen Baudouin, and starring Ottmar De Anda and Nicolas O’Connor — follows the journey of its main […]

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Remi Wolf Drops Two Bangers With Debut Album ‘Juno’ Dropping Soon — LA date at the Roxy

Rising pop star Remi Wolf has dropped two eclectic singles on the heels of her upcoming debut album. “Quiet On Set” and “Grumpy Old Men” are abstract depictions of some of Wolf’s internal thoughts and feelings, blown up and projected across a moving landscape of sound and whim. Paired with equally stylistic and zany music […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Premiere: L.A.-Based Musician Norrie Releases New Single “Earthrise” and Diorama Inspired Music Video

Los Angeles based musician Chris Gale has had an eclectic career writing and performing music in various forms from writing music for ads, playing in piano bars around the world to making all night minimalist soundscapes for art festivals. Now, Gale embarks on a new journey to define his own sound with his solo project, […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Elohim Promises to “Treat You Better” as Part of Self-Exploration Culminating on Aug 27 with ‘Journey to the Center of Myself’ Vol. 2 EP Release

Few contemporary independent pop artists approach the level of insight that we have come to expect from Elohim. The Los Angeles dance-pop musician pours herself into her songwriting, moreso now than ever before; the second volume of her four-part Journey to the Center of Myself EP series will show a continuation of Elohim’s creative reinvigoration […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Marlana
Marlana reaches for ever-elusive “Dreams” on new single

Marlana has shared a new single with the release of the spacey “Dreams,” a lush slow-burner that is as haunting as it is sublime. The new single marks the continuation of Marlana’s solo career after fronting indie-folk band Milo Greene for a decade, heralded as it was by her debut At Least I Tried and […]

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Loyal Lobos
Loyal Lobos reminisces over being the villain in other people’s stories on new single “Hate My Face”

Loyal Lobos, the moniker of L.A.-based and Colombian-born artist Andrea Silva, has shared a new single with the release of the glowing, folk-tinged anthem “Hate My Face.” Tucked beneath the shean of breezy acoustic-pop, Silva threads a poignant understanding that you can’t please everyone — so you might as well focus on yourself. Written about […]

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Steven Ward |