New Music

Someplace, Somewhere Pens Emotional Debut EP ‘I’ve Decided’

Someplace, Somewhere, the stage name for musician Niko Burciaga, has released a slow, melodic EP, ‘I’ve Decided.’ The collection of four songs is perfect to sink deep into, or play in the background as a moody interlude. Staticky instrumentals weave into somber lyrics of self discovery, loss and ultimately the decision to hold onto hope. The […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Premiere: YaSi’s Newest Music Video is A Chaotic Masterpiece for the Apocalyptic Age

On the rise artist YaSi hits the nail on the head with blunt force honesty in her latest single “World is Burning.” The cerebral stimulating single comes with an equally tantalizing music video that encapsulates the universal angst and exhaustion from the last year of lock downs and a world pandemic. Converging on a few […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
REI AMI thats on you
Hot Artist Alert: REI AMI is a playful pop artist with a dark side — New Single/Video “THAT’S ON YOU!”

South Korea born, Maryland raised singer REI AMI concocts soulful music with a gritty edge. A bubblegum pop persona with a dark side, her music bursts with attitude and seductive swagger. Her latest release “THAT’S ON YOU!” showcases that same bold charisma and sass. The song’s opening energetic rap sets the tone for this feisty […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Claim Your “Space” With Audrey Nuna’s Latest Single, Signaling More to Come in 2021

When you have had it with everyone and everything, sneak away to spend some time with Audrey Nuna’s latest release “Space”. The first generation Korean-American artist has become known for her advanced flow, with sucker-punch singles like “damn Right” and “Comic Sans,” but “Space” shows her range. The newest cut lacks rapping altogether, instead favoring […]

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Zoe Elaine |
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esperanza spalding mingles therapeutic practice with music on “TRIANGLE” suite

One of the main focuses of esperanza spalding‘s new Songwrights Apothecary Lab is to incorporate therapeutic practices into the process of songwriting and production: the first fruits of the lab come in the form of the three-song “TRIANGLE” suite composed of songs “formwela 1,” “formwela 2 (feat. Ganavya),” and “formwela 3.” Taking aim at the […]

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Steven Ward |
Cassandra Violet’s Debut Album Sparkles with Eclectic Pop Beats and Simmers in Deep Reflection

In the midst of a pandemic that has affected every individual differently, L.A.’s Cassandra Violet constructs a beautiful, eclectic album that has since grown and taken on multiple meanings. ‘Maybe it’s Not Too Late’ is the debut album for Violet, who is also a teacher in Boyle Heights. Produced by M83’s Joe Berry, it was […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Grimy Goods Celebrates 13 years with Mini Documentary
Grimy Goods Celebrates 13 years with Mini Documentary featuring commentary from Los Angeles music community

When I watched this video this morning, I was in tears; the kinds words from artists in our music community, who over the years have grown to be people I admire and proudly call friends. Happy tears! That’s what I tell my toddler when she sees mama cry over her growth from baby to little […]

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Sunny War’s new album Simple Syrup is a bittersweet treat

Folk phenomenon Sunny War is an artist that fervently puts her all into her music. Her songs glide across your ears with a free-flowing radiance that sucks listeners in. Her new album Simple Syrup is aptly titled as it has that same light sweetness. Her innovative 11-track release touches on themes that range from relationships to politics, and those topics […]

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MaryLeigh Roohan
MaryLeigh Roohan wanders through the desert on video for new song “The High Wire”

Los Angeles singer/songwriter MaryLeigh Roohan has shared a tender new single in the form of “The High Wire.” At once halting with her husky croons and quivering murmurs, Roohan delivers a heft of emotionality with quite little to spare. An acoustic guitar trails behind her equally stripped-down vocals, meandering in the aftermath of her aching […]

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Steven Ward |
Newly signed to the punk-roots music and art label Quiet Panic, LA based musician Tennis System released, “Truth Hurts,” the first single off the band’s upcoming album, ‘Autophobia,’ dropping later this summer.
Newly Signed to Quiet Panic, Tennis System Release Moody New Single

Newly signed to the punk-roots music and art label Quiet Panic, LA based musician Tennis System released, “Truth Hurts,” the first single off the band’s upcoming album, ‘Autophobia,’ dropping later this summer. “Truth Hurts” is an edgy, atmospheric single with a lot of space to explore the frustrations and insecurities of being alone. Gritty guitar, […]

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Patricia Sanchez |