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Keeley Bumford knows what it’s like to gather your courage and face fear head-on. Her EP Terror Nights / Terror Days describes the very anxieties that have made her falter in years past, yet the release has a triumphant end. The Los Angeles musician and producer also known as Dresage begins the release with “Who […]

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Start your week and close your month with this new album release featuring Mdou Moctar, Livingmore, BIIG PIIG, Mustafa and Mannequin Pussy. From guitar-slaying Saharan music, to catchy indie rock and enchanting folk-soul hybrids -- press play on all 5 albums this week. You can't go wrong with any of these stellar album releases.
5 New Albums to Start Your Week featuring Mdou Moctar, Livingmore, BIIG PIIG and more

Start your week and close your month with this new album release featuring Mdou Moctar, Livingmore, BIIG PIIG, Mustafa and Mannequin Pussy. From guitar-slaying Saharan music, to catchy indie rock and enchanting folk-soul hybrids — press play on all 5 albums this week. You can’t go wrong with any of these stellar album releases. Also: […]

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Torii Wolf Bares Their Teeth (and Soul) on Splendid Ten Billion Years EP
Torii Wolf Bares Their Teeth (and Soul) on Splendid Ten Billion Years EP

Fans of Torii Wolf never have to wait long before the artist releases something new and immediately captivating. Music videos, plenty of one-off singles, and even a 4-track EP with Louymadeabanger all were part of the involuntary lead-up to their new EP; now that it’s out, Ten Billion Years has overshadowed the rest, baring Wolf’s […]

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Kero Kero Bonito Return with Original Fairy Tale “The Princess and the Clock” & EP Announcement

Though they haven’t exactly been dormant, the return of Kero Kero Bonito is noteworthy. The British trio recently released the first cut from a forthcoming record—the sequel to 2019’s Civilisation I EP. A lot has changed since then, for the band and in the world, and “The Princess and the Clock” is a tale that […]

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FYÜTCH Fills in the Gaps of American History with Recent Single “Black Women in History”

If FYÜTCH circulated a petition to change the name of that annual celebration to “Black Herstory Month,” I’d sign it. The educational songwriter and artist has based his career on uplifting Black stories through hip hop and spoken word poetry. His intent is to fill in the gaps left by the American school system, which […]

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Jordana finds epiphany and closure on”Something to Say to You”

Briskly independent and gushingly intimate, Jordana‘s sophomore album Something to Say to You thrusts you head-first into the mind and world of its creator. Stepping outside of the bedroom-pop she’d so comfortably slipped into on her first album, the songs on Something to Say to You have grown with Jordana, their thematic breadth matching their […]

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Tropa Magica spiral towards something truly sublime on Tripiando Al Infinito En Mi Recámara

Brothers and band-mates, the psychedelic cumbia-punk that David and Rene Pacheco have pieced together over a decade as Tropa Magica has coalesced into something sublime on their sophomore album Tripiando Al Infinito En Mi Recámara (Tripping to Infinity in my Bedroom). Expanding on their alt-grunge-psych Cumbia sounds with a variety of new tastes and styles— […]

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Premiere: Carré deliver mind-bending, cathartic debut EP

There’s nothing “square” about Carré. Despite their band name meaning “square” in French, there is aboslultey nothing “square” about these fierce Los Angeles-based industrial rockers. Originally from France, the trio has shared today a first-listen of their debut EP. Pulsating with ferocious electro-psych flavor and an industrial techno vibe — the two drummers and guitar […]

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Jess Cornelius gives a gutting but intimate look at growth and new beginnings on debut album “Distance”

Raw and deliriously poignant, Jess Cornelius’ debut album Distance finds comfort in the symmetry of painful ends and their new beginnings. Created after her move from Melbourne to Los Angeles when she was filled with the hope of starting fresh, Distance digs less into the physical distances Cornelius has traversed, but rather her examination of […]

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Farrah Mechael’s New EP Serves Us Sultry Summer Bangers

Fiery pop newcomer Farrah Mechael is bringing back hot girl summer with her vibrant second EP “Lies.” Featuring production and writing from Andre ‘Dre Bombay’ Harris, Don Parma, Devrim Karaoglu, Ant Clemons and the Mechael sisters – Farrah and Tamara – “Lies” is a sultry fusion of electronic pop with hip-hop sensibilities. The EP serves […]

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