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Artists You Should Know: Venbee Deals Out Another Drum And Bass Hit With “gutter”

U.K. artist Venbee just dropped her latest single with the release of “gutter,” a brutally candid retelling of her life’s heaviest moments. At 22 years old Erin Vebmy Anna Doyle has drummed up quite the hype around her rapidly volatile creations that hinge on her talents as a songwriter. Growing up in Chatham, Kent she […]

Artists You Should Know: Whoop Dazzle With Punk-Pop Gusto On Funk-Filled Single “The Way,” New Album “Just What?” Out On Apr. 7

North Carolina quartet Whoop mix a funky motley of genres into their punk-pop creations with an impossibly irresistible effect and their latest single “The Way” is your crash course in their ecstatic ways. Although formed only a few years ago out of the talents of vocalist Fal, guitarist/producer Steve Bigas, bassist Nick Clarke, and drummer […]

Artists You Should Know: Get Lost In The Swell of NYC Duo Purr’s New Single “Hesper”

New York-born duo Purr continues to share new singles with the release of their latest track “Hesper,” a shuddering power ballad that will have you swooning. Comprised of the talents of Eliza Barry Callahan and Jack Staffen, their debut album Like New arrived back in 2020 as an introduction to their psych-pop reveries. They returned […]

Artists You Should Know: Melati ESP Explores Jakarta With Dreamlike Electronica In Music Video For “BAHASA BARU”

Indonesian-American artist Melati ESP has shared another preview of their forthcoming debut album hipernatural with the release of its latest single “BAHASA BARU.” It’s the third track the experimental pop creator has revealed from the record, following the blissful electronica of “E.M.Z.” and the hypnotic soundscapes generated on “KUPU KUPU ELEKTRONIK.” She’s also a member […]

Artists You Should Know: International Music Collective Temps Release New Single and Music Video “partygatorresurrection”

Curated and produced by James Acaster, the 40-strong international music collective known as Temps has shared the latest single and music video from their forthcoming debut album PARTY GATOR PURGATORY with the release of “partygatorresurrection.” Born out of a scrapped mockumentary that would’ve staged his segue from comedian to musician, Acaster spent the pandemic roping […]

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Artists You Should Know: Big Joanie Fill A Void of Black Femme Punk, Stream Sophomore Record “Back Home”

U.K. trio Big Joanie arrived on London’s DIY punk scene to fill a vacancy for Black femme voices. Now they’ve announced tour dates in support of their second album Back Home which will feature a stop at The Echo in Los Angeles on Mar. 30 and The Observatory in Santa Ana on Mar. 31. They […]

Artists You Should Know: Modern Love Child Electrifies and Romanticizes, Listen to New Single “Diet Cokes”

Miami-based Modern Love Child has shared a new single in the form of “Diet Cokes,” the latest release from the rising indie-pop crooner. Created by singer/songwriter Johnny Shane the project creates the kind of sunnily riveting and love-pining alt-rock that is equal parts surf and woozy nostalgia. Although he no longer lives in Los Angeles […]

Artists You Should Know: Enamor Yourself With FILLY’s Bedroom Pop On New Single “Safe With Me” (feat. Golden Vessel)

FILLY creates kinetically vibrant bedroom pop and their latest single “Safe With Me” (feat. Golden Vessel) is going to find itself perpetually on repeat in your ears. They currently only have a handful of tracks out right now which includes a sublime debut EP titled Spinning. But the buoyancy and engrossing hooks that fill their […]

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Artists You Should Know: Dorthia Cottrell Recreates A Southern Gothic World On “Family Annihilator”

Singer/songwriter Dorthia Cottrell has shared an ominously alluring new single from her forthcoming album Death Folk Country, releasing the song “Family Annihilator” as well as a music video for the track. As both the song and album title might suggest, death occupies a reverent space in her music, both melodically and thematically. To Cottrell, making […]

Artists You Should Know: Shalom Tries To Be “Lighter” On New Single, Debut Album “Sublimation” Out Mar. 10

Brooklyn-based Shalom has shared the final single to come before the release of their debut album Sublimation, releasing the melancholic indie-rock track “Lighter” alongside a lyric video animated by Rory Alene. It’s the third song to be released as a preview of the new record from the Maryland-born but South African-raised artist. Following previous singles […]

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Bands You Should Know: Dark Bardo is Free With a “Wild Thought” on Debut Sun-Kissed Single feat. Shungudzo

While the newly-formed alternative pop duo Dark Bardo might be new to everyone, their shared experience working in the music industry is fully displayed on their first release, “Wild Thought.” Composed of music composer Filip Mitrovic and music producer Andy Baldwin, who’s worked with artists like Donald Glover and Björk, respectively, their colorful sound is […]

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Bands You Should Know: Telehealth Recycle Familiar Genres for the Modern Day on New Video “Do the In Between” ― Announce Debut Album ‘Content Oscillator’ for March

In a kaleidoscope of eclectic inspirations, synth-pop band Telehealth throws everything into a psychedelic melting pop on their second single, “Do the In Between.” Accompanied by an appropriately trippy music video by visual artist Amelia Jarvinen, the Seattle band’s sound calls back to a wide variety of influences from post-punk to glam rock and everything […]

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Artists You Should Know: mui zyu Harnesses Hong Kong Heritage on Debut Album “Rotten Bun for an Eggless Century”

Although born and raised in the UK, Hong Kong British artist miu zyu is returning to her roots after years of denying her heritage. “I am Chinese and I am owning it,” she said, explaining the inspiration behind her new conceptual album, Rotten Bun for an Eggless Century. “Before, I would resent it. I tried […]

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Artists You Should Know: Jayda G Celebrates Her Late Father With Eulogy of Jubilant Electronica on New Album “Guy,” Listen To Lead Single “Circle Back Around”

GRAMMY-nominated writer, producer, and DJ Jayda G have revealed the imminent arrival of their sophomore album Guy, heralding the announcement with a new single and music video for “Circle Back Around.” Taking the title from the last name of her father William Richard Guy, who passed away when Jayda was only 10 years old, the […]

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Artists You Should Know: Garage-Rockers Wine Lips Chronicle Havoc

Toronto garage-rock revivalists Wine Lips are bringing their pummeling anthems to a city near you as the band head on tour next month in support of their latest album Mushroom Death Sex Bummer Party. They will be playing a show at Permanent House Records in Los Angeles on May 25. Although it’s been a little […]

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Artists You Should Know: Caroline Strickland Creates Rumblingly Poignant Indie-Rock on Debut EP “Watch”

If you listen to any new music this week let it be the debut EP Watch from Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Caroline Strickland. Originally from Virginia, the 24-year-old artist splits the difference between classic rock troubadours like Bruce Springsteen and the lucidly raucous introspection of PJ Harvey and SASAMI. At its core, she creates clamorous indie-rock that’s […]

Artists You Should Know: Dive Into the Verdant and Glowing Soundscapes of Psych-Pop Duo LANNDS

Los Angeles duo LANNDS have shared a new single from their forthcoming debut album Music for the Future with the release of “Bonfire.” The project of vocalist-guitarist Rania Woodard and multi-instrumentalist Brian Squillace, the two create enigmatic and atmospherically dense psych-pop that’s dually haunting as it is disarmingly beautiful. They will also be playing The […]

Artists You Should Know: RAYE Relishes in Rebirth on Debut Album “My 21st Century Blues”

For RAYE the road to releasing her debut album culminated in a move that nearly blew up her career: leaving behind the label that had refused to allow her to drop an album despite numerous award nominations and Top 20 U.K. tracks. Though it wouldn’t take long for her decision to make a go at […]

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Artists You Should Know: Drift in Sunstruck Nostalgia on Pearl & The Oysters’ New Single “Konami”

French-American outfit Pearl & The Oysters has returned with another balmy synth-pop track with the release of their latest single “Konami.” A sublime ode to white noise machines and nostalgia-charged arcade machines, the song follows the previously released “Pacific Ave.” Those who find themselves endlessly enraptured by dreamy intersections of 70’s jazz instrumentals and space-age […]

Artists You Should Know: Old-School Hip-Hop Revivalist OG Spliff Shares Two New Tracks “son of toga” and “building”

North Carolina poet-turned-rapper OG Spliff has dropped a batch of new singles with the release of “son of toga” and “buildings.” Two tracks that highlight the rising artist’s knack for crafting numbingly introspective anthems submerged in the oceanic number of genres he’s been influenced by since he first started making art. His debut EP Pre […]