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Cold War Kids
Cold War Kids rage, reach, and fall in the video for “Wasted All Night”

Cold War Kids have shared a roaring new anthem of a single from their upcoming new album New Age Norms 3 with the release of “Wasted All Night.” Between the thunderous wail of frontman Nathan Willet and company, and the collapsing sonics of tossed pianos and smashing riffs falling on all side, the song muses […]

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Steven Ward |
appleby
appleby ruminates on coming home on new EP “While You Were Sleeping”

On appleby’s newest release, the six-song While You Were Sleeping EP, the L.A. by way of Chicago artist renders an intimate vignette of a homecoming teeming with optimism. Written during a period in which both appleby and the girl he loves were visiting family — her in Jamestown, Rhode Island and he in Elgin, Illinois […]

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Steven Ward |
are phoenix
Hot Artist Alert: Aroe Phoenix Uses Pain for Good on Bouncy New Single “Cansar en Paz”—Alba EP Drops Aug. 16

“Music is that kind of thing that continues to pour into your soul and never takes anything from you,” said Aroe Phoenix, a trilingual singer-songwriter based in L.A. Born in Los Angeles and raised for most of her adolescence in México, Aroe Phoenix’s precious voice adds to the mystique of her altogether fresh take on […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Gavin Turek’s Debut Album Drop is a Strong Dose of Inner Confidence Packaged in Luscious Downbeat Grooves
Gavin Turek’s Debut Album Drop is a Strong Dose of Inner Confidence Packaged in Luscious Downbeat Grooves

Blending her disco inspired roots with a smooth R&B sound, musician Gavin Turek creates shimmery, soulful downbeat grooves with her debut album release, Madame Gold. Turek’s new release dances along sonic lines, bouncing between genres and enriched by vivacious vocal harmonies. With an understated elegance and throwback vibes, Madame Gold intersects sonically with past inspirations, […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Punk Rocker Suzi Moon Drops New Video for Her Single “Nuthin to Me”
Premiere: Punk Rocker Suzi Moon Drops New Video for Her Single “Nuthin to Me”

After dropping a solo EP earlier this year and two music videos for songs off the release, vicious punk rocker Suzi Moon comes back with a black and white music video for her single “Nuthin to Me.” The last song on her Call the Shots EP, “Nuthin to Me” is a heavy, crunchy power anthem […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Poppy Drops New Single “Flux” and Announces Her Upcoming New Album of the Same Title

An already eventful year for metal artist Poppy, the rising musician is now on the heels of a new album release, Flux, and has shared the first single off her upcoming release. “Flux” is a fast paced, amped up metal dreamland where Poppy drags us deeper into an otherworldly realm. With heavy guitars, fast beating […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
TOKiMONSTA Drops Funky New Single In Collaboration with Compton’s Channel Tres

Pairing fresh beats and rich, textured production — producer, artist and labelhead TOKiMONSTA mixes up a banging new single “Naked” featuring Compton rapper and singer Channel Tres. In the new tune, Tres spits slick verbiage across funky, full sounds carefully mixed by TOKiMONSTA to create a sexy, stylized mood bursting with bouncy, fun vibes. The […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Death Valley Girls
Death Valley Girls share new video for “I’m A Man Too”; release reissues of “Street Venom” and “Glow in the Dark”

Death Valley Girls have released a new video for their song “I’m A Man Too” — along with two new reissues of their debut and sophomore album’s Street Venom and Glow in the Dark via Suicide Squeeze. The new video, directed by Cherry, unfolds as a bizarre makeup tutorial soundtracked by the song’s anthemic statements […]

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Steven Ward |
Jelani Aryeh cultivates a space to feel connected on "I've Got Some Living To Do"
Jelani Aryeh cultivates a space to feel connected on “I’ve Got Some Living To Do”

At 21-years-old, Filipino/African-American artist Jelani Aryeh‘s debut album, I’ve Got Some Living To Do, belies something of a promise in its title. “For a lot of kids my age,” Aryeh explained. “I see that we numb ourselves in order to carry on with our lives.” Perseverance is a valuable virtue but it’s just as important […]

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Steven Ward |
James the Fifth Reimagines a Cinema Classic with His Cover of “Pure Imagination”
James the Fifth Reimagines a Cinema Classic with His Cover of “Pure Imagination”

With a return to music, L.A.’s James the Fifth (AKA James Thomer) reimagines a classic Hollywood performance with his instrumental version of “Pure Imagination” performed by Gene Wilder in the original Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Thormer’s version is a melodic trip down memory lane with a soft overflow of harmonious and jazzy instrumentals […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Hot New Artist Alert: Amped up LA Duo Not a Friend Come Out With Banging New Single “WARCR1ME”
Hot New Artist Alert: Amped up LA Duo Not a Friend Come Out With Banging New Single “WARCR1ME”

Like magnegas taking the dirtiest byproducts and turning them into a hot, gaseous flame, L.A.’s Not a Friend mix gritty electro dance music with a raw punk sound to create provocative, liquid hot licks; a permeable concoction most recently distilled in their strident new single “WARCR1ME.” “WARCR1ME” starts off with ominous, heavy synth followed by […]

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Ambar Lucid Releases Captivating Music Video for Her Single “Un Animal (Divina Existencia)”

An amalgam of all things mystical and with her feet firmly planted on fertile ground, Mexican-Dominican soul artist Ambar Lucid completes the picture for her previously released single, “Un Animal (Divina Existencia)” with a visually captivating and intoxicating music video that features Lucid and a cast of ethereal dancers. With outfits drapery of deep reds […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Ryan LeVine
Hot Artist Alert: Ryan LeVine makes his solo debut with heart-wrenching new single “Signs”

With the upcoming release of his Good Things To Remember EP this fall, Ryan LeVine will have made his first entry into his debut as a solo artist. It was only in 2018 — three long years ago — that LeVine’s band of six years, Wildling, ended along with his relationship with someone he considered […]

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Steven Ward |