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Will Jay Loses His Sense of Time and Self in Bright Indie Single “Was it Even Real?”

Will Jay is not the only one who has lost track of time. Since 2019 still feels like “last year,” Will Jay must be riding high from the release of his debut album which came out last summer. Perfectionist indicated a new direction for the local artist’s career, one that is paved with happy and […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Imaad Wasif
Imaad Wasif shares sublime pop-ballad “So Long Mr. Fear”

Los Angeles singer/songwriter Imaad Wasif has shared a new single with the release of slow-burning, electro-pop concoction “So Long Mr. Fear.” The new song joins “L.A. Woman” as some of the first music the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s touring guitarist has released since his 2018 album Great Eastern Sun. A breezy collection of flittering snaps of […]

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Steven Ward |
Ai Bendr
Ai Bendr shares heartwrenching new song “The Deep”

Ai Bendr has shared a new song with the release of the soul anthem “The Deep,” a bottomless track that highlights her already stunning vocals. The chosen moniker of Australian-born and Michigan-raised Chioma Ai Bendors Ilozor, 18-year-old Ai Bendr has a habit of piecing together soothing mixtures of R&B that are as much a source […]

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Steven Ward |
Meatbodies
Meatbodies share mind-bending video for new single “Cancer”

With the release of their new album 333 next week, Meatbodies have shared a new single/video for “Cancer,” a distillment of some of the band’s purest noise-freak-rock ethos. Grinding riffs and discordant guitars contort themselves under the bristling static of frontman Chad Ubovich’s desperate droning. Heady to the point of hypnotic, the song is a […]

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Irene Diaza
Irene Diaz shares the sweet bliss of queer love on new single “You”

Irene Diaz has shared a blissful queer-love anthem off her upcoming album Lovers & Friends with the release of the new single “You.” Raised in a conservative Christian environment, the song itself started to take form back in 2015 when she was still coming to terms with her identity. “You” is a blissful pop-fantasia that […]

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Ethel Cain
Ethel Cain shares eviscerating rework of “Crushed” (stripped) — announces intimate LA gig at El Cid

Coming off the heels of the release of her Inbred EP singer/songwriter Ethel Cain has shared a stunning stripped-down version of one of its standout singles with “Crush” (stripped). The eviscerating song is made that much more affecting removed of all its sonorous echoes and lush instrumentation, leaving Cain’s beaming vocals in a dark well […]

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Steven Ward |
Molly Hanmer
Premiere: Molly Hanmer & The Midnight Tokers share bluesy-rock rumbler “Get Loose” off new album

LA-based Molly Hanmer & The Midnight Tokers have shared the title track from their highly-anticipated sophomore LP with the single “Get Loose.” Written during the peak of the pandemic and throughout the social upheavel that we’ve faced as a country over the last year, “Get Loose” is a potently bluesy anthem that sees Hanmer and […]

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Steven Ward |
Rico Nasty Drops Music Video for Summer Single “Magic” — Catch her live at Rolling Loud CA

If anything was a cultural reset in the past three years, it was Rico Nasty’s “Smack a Bitch.” The iconic single and its remix appear on Rico’s debut album Nightmare Vacation, which was released only last year. The punk-rap star from the DMV has wasted no time with new material—her forthcoming mixtape Rx will include […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Lorelei Marcell
Hot Artist Alert: Lorelei Marcell looks back to look ahead on stellar debut EP

On the opening track of her self-titled debut EP, singer/songwriter Lorelei Marcell makes a difficult affirmation to not hold herself to the impossible expectations of others. “I’ve been a little too naive and a little too loyal, you’ve been like a bullet in the breeze a little too spoiled,” she concedes between the buoyant splash […]

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PLEXXAGLASS Releases Uplifting New Single “Tall”

Non-binary artist, PLEXXAGLASS has debuted their new single “Tall,” a towering single about perseverance and finding yourself despite the growing pains. Atmospheric, slow building and illuminated by strong vocals, PLEXXAGLASS opens up their soul to share some of the pain they’ve gone through, but also the strength they’ve found in learning to get back up […]

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Patricia Sanchez |