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Arlo Parks’ Debut Album is a Lush, Thoughtful Croon for the Kindred Spirit

At just 20 years old, London-born artist Arlo Parks (full name, Anaïs Oluwatoyin Estelle Marinho) has proven to be a rare creative storm of youthful courage and insight beyond her years. Though she herself has noted she’s no old soul or voice of a generation, for the past few years, she has garnered acclaim from […]

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WILD remind us that compassion and positivity are melodic too on debut LP “Goin’ Back”

On their debut album Goin’ Back, Los Angeles indie-folk trio WILD continues to create for themselves a profoundly moving niche within the genre, intersecting the kind of anthemic alternative and pop hooks that make them such exciting newcomers. Made up of Lauren Luiz (vocals), Tyler Thompson (producer/guitar), and Zach Daegatano (vocals/guitar), WILD emphatically brand their […]

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L.A. Witch braap into the new year with new video for “Motorcycle Boy”

Inspired by iconic stars of the silver screen with a love for motorcycles like Mickey Rourke, Marlon Brando, and Steve McQueen — L.A. Witch have brought their “Motorcycle Boy” song to life. The classic homage to bikers of the 60s and 70s features guitarist / vocalist, Sade Sanchez cruisin’ her chopper through the California desert. […]

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Young Artist Kali Captures the Choppy Waters of Young Love with new Single “Lucy”

In a budding tale of young romance and discovery, 16-year-old Kali hits a bittersweet note felt only by those in the pangs of youthful bloom with her newest single, “Lucy.” Kali also announced her debut EP “CIRCLES” will be out May 7. In “Lucy,” Kali invites us into the inner workings of infatuation, striking a […]

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Freedom Fry Flaunt New Single Sung in French

Singing entirely in French for the first time, Los Angeles duo Freedom Fry released a teaser from their upcoming new album with the Euro-pop drenched single “Le Point Zéro.” With an undeniably catchy beat and spacey vocals, the single shimmers along effortlessly like a disco ball reflecting light back down on the night’s dancers. Its […]

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Kishi Bashi offers a soothing cover of “Early Morning Breeze” for Dolly Parton’s birthday

In celebration of Dolly Parton’s birthday last week, Kishi Bashi has shared a cover of “Early Morning Breeze” off her 1971 album Coat Of Many Colors. A lush but stripped-down take on the classic, Kishi Bashi’s take on the song features little more than a bit of acoustic instrumentation, buoyed mainly by his lush vocals and […]

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Still Corners
Still Corners seek out escape in the desert-noir soundscapes of “The Last Exit”

Unfolding as a fever-dream of escape onto the open road, Still Corners Tessa Murray and Greg Hughes’s newest album The Last Exit is a hypnotic journey into the depths of their self-called desert noir sound. Like the dreamy and terrifyingly large natural world of Lord Huron‘s Strange Trails, poised with unexplored expanses and hiding dark […]

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New Single Featuring Torii Wolf, Deem Spencer & Young Saab Show Off East Coast & West Coast Collaboration

Artists Torii Wolf, Young Saab and Deem Spencer have collaborated to create the ultra moody, lo-fi stutter step single “shoulda coulda woulda.” With an echoey and static sound, the song slinks along like the waning night, shape shifting with lyrics that can be interpreted in different ways. From the angst of things that did or […]

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Deciphering the “Hieroglyphs” by TRZTN Featuring Karen O, Pulled from Royal Dagger Ballet LP Out Now

The writing’s on the wall—now all we have to do is decipher it. Musician and composer Tristan Bechet, known professionally as TRZTN, has released a new single, “Hieroglyphs” featuring Karen O. Along with several other evocative tracks pulled from the collaborative album, “Hieroglyphs” builds on the lore of Royal Dagger Ballet. They all move with […]

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Hether’s ‘Sticky Thumb’ is a Lo-fi Triptastic EP to Get Lost In

Combining laid back beach vibes with a psychedelic lo-fi atmosphere, San Diego native Hether strikes a resonating tone with his newest release ‘Sticky Thumb.’ From echoey reverbs to distorted vocals, the EP pulsates in an interluding fashion; opening with a soft acoustic rumble and building up to the titular track; a driving beat that ramps […]

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Patricia Sanchez |