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joshua and the holy rollers
Premiere: Joshua And The Holy Rollers give you ‘What You Need’ with saucy new single

Thundering drums usher in energetic vocals in Joshua and the Holy Rollers new single, ‘What You Need.’ The song comes as a teaser off of their upcoming EP ‘Patience,’ due December 6th. Be sure to catch the magnetic boy band on tour next month – dates below. ‘What You Need’ serves electric blues rock on […]

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Nicole Kiki Jaffe
Nicole Kiki Jaffe Sheds Her Past On New Single ‘HoldOut’

Credit: Tammie Valer With an arresting vibrato and silky tone, Nicole Kiki Jaffe shares her intimate new single, ‘Holdout.’ Catch the LA songbird live at the Standard’s weekly series, Desert Nights, on December 11th. Nicol Kiki Jaffe transmits pain into beauty and strength. She makes the terrible beautiful and the weak feel powerful. Through her emotive, transparent […]

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Premiere: O Future Drop “Control the Rain” Music Video—Celebrate New LP at School Night on Nov 25

On November 15, O Future dropped their latest album, Voyeur, and today the band reveals a music video for the dreamy single, “Control the Rain.” The duo, comprised of Katherine Mills Rymer and Jens Bjornkjaer, also once known as OOFJ, forge electronic compositions like no one else in the niche genre. O Future have composed […]

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Thom Sawyr
Premiere: Singer/songwriter Thom Sawyr pines for “Change” on new single

Thom Sawyr is the creation of singer/songwriter Tasso Smith, a project born out of frustration and dissatisfaction with the status quo. Written with the intention of being a unifying force against division, Thom Sawyr’s new single “Change” finds its surging spirit in a raw blend of folk-rock. “Change” shines in its Americana roots and when […]

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via intercom
Interview: Nuanced Wisdom Flows from Via Intercom’s New LP, Flex, Release

The wisdom that emanates from Brooklyn’s Via Intercom may teach you something about yourself and the society we live in. The duo, comprised of Maggie Colgan and Stevie Jick, debuted their project two years ago with an ambitious 14-track concept record called Buzz Buzz Buzz Vertigo, which explored childhood and budding queerness. Jick has worked […]

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Dream System 8
Premiere: Dream System 8 return with the synth-powered, ultimate love song “I Like The Way You Hold Me”

Dream System 8, the collaborative creation of David Klotz and Erica Elektra, has shared another glimpse into their dreamy, electronica wonderland with new single “I Like The Way You Hold Me.” Created initially when Klotz was scanning through a backlog of hundreds of unfinished songs and came across a file labeled “ElectroPop Beat” and sent […]

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Blood Cultures
Hot Band Alert: Blood Cultures temper uncertainty and anonymity with hope and intentionality in their music

From behind hooded, smartly dressed figures and ghostly-veiled forms, Blood Cultures orchestrate a kind of pseudo-cinematic experience within their dynamic soundscapes. Under the guise of their anonymity—which shrouds even the nature of the artist(s); is it a single creator or a collective? Blood Culture Perform at The Echo, Los Angeles on Nov. 15 Blood Cultures […]

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WEEKS
Premiere: WEEKS shares solo debut single in the hypnotic indietronica of “Plastic Screens”

Launching their solo debut Los Angeles-based WEEKS is the latest indie electronic artist to appear in recent years–coming as a sharp shift from established rock group to a dynamically pop-oriented solo endeavor. WEEKS has shared the first single from that album in the form of “Plastic Screens,” an emphatic questioning of the virtues virtual media […]

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Zach Villa leans into solo debut with darkly hypnotic single “Revolver”

Zach Villa—a lead on cult show American Horror Story: 1984–has shared his latest single “Revolver” since going solo. Previously of Rebel and a Basketcase, Villa has had a prolific hand in his relocation to Los Angeles: starting the label Speaker Cat Records and releasing the debut EP of his latest band Sorry Kyle. But “Revolver” […]

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Arthur Moon
Arthur Moon shares a kaleidoscopic trip of super-bloom color in the video for “The Habit”

Avante-pop artist Arthur Moon has shared a new video for their song “The Habit,” and it’s quite the trip of kaleidoscopic colors. Filmed in California during the super-bloom the video takes the mesmerizing folds of hills and mountains, at first a monochromatic and moon-like surface, turning them into a trippy swell of colliding landscapes and […]

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