New Music

Best New Song Releases of August, 2022

Our Best New Song Releases of August 2022 includes new songs by the following artists and bands: Shy Lennox, 88rising, MILLI, Jackson Wang, Chong the Nomad, Maiah Manser, Julieta Venegas, Torri Wolf, Imaad Wasif, Scoobert Doobert, Lou Roy, Nana Lourdes, DEADLETTER, Aroe Phoenix, Kaleena Zanders, Party Pupils, Eyedress, Elvia, The Moonjacks, TEEN BLUSH, Mami Sandunga, […]

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jems BAND
JEMS Share Uplifting New Video for “Gotta Get Away”

JEMS, the L.A.-based alt-folk trio consisting of singer / songwriters Emily Colombier, Jessica Rotter, and Sarah Margaret Huff have shared a new music video for their song “Gotta Get Away.” Directed by Gille Klabin, the video is a bright and heart-warming illustration of the love of travel and connecting with others. It makes you want […]

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KiKi Holli
KiKi Holli finds strength in the intoxicating soulfulness of “Play To Lose”

Los Angeles artist KiKi Holli has shared a new single with the release of the relentlessly soulful “Play To Lose.” As the second release this year from the indie-pop vocalist, the track shines a radiant light on the kind of euphoniously-groovy energy that permeates her songs. But the track also illustrates Holli’s need to make […]

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Blondshell
Blondshell is back with a new single/video for “Sepsis” — she performs at the Casbah in San Diego on Sep. 6 and Lodge Room in L.A. on Sep. 7

Blondshell continues to take the world by storm with the release of their third single “Sepsis,” along with a tour that will see them perform at the Casbah in San Diego on Sep. 6 and the Lodge Room in Los Angeles on Sep. 7. The creation of Sabrina Teitelbaum as a vessel for her visceral […]

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Julieta Venegas
Julieta Venegas shares her latest mesmerizing single/video “En Tu Orilla” — L.A. dates at Besame Mucho festival and The Saban Theatre

Latin pop-rock phenomenon Julieta Venegas is back with a new single and video for their song “En Tu Orilla,” she will be playing at The Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on Dec. 1. She will also be performing at the Ohana Encore and Besame Mucho festivals. From its dizzying accordion-led melodies and breathless execution, the […]

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Nana Lourdes
Beyond LA: Nana Lourdes shares lead single “Sausalito” from upcoming album “Wyoming”

Portuguese artist Nana Lourdes has unveiled the lead single from her debut album Wyoming, sharing the heady bass and dance track “Sausalito.” Against frantic beats and raucous electronica, Lourdes plants her hypnotic pop flag into the American midwest, effectively transforming it into a soundscape of her design. On “Sausalito,” she gives a melodically luxurious introduction […]

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Cayucas
Cayucas daydream of seaside retreat on new single “Sayulita” — Los Angeles date at the Ace Hotel on Aug. 27 with Echo & The Bunnymen

Cayucas are back with another breezy, summer-inclined single with the release of “Sayulita,” they will be playing the Theater at Ace Hotel on Aug. 27 with Echo & The Bunnymen. A sunny daydream of a place brothers Zach and Ben Yudin have never visited — the track is an ode to the kind of mystical […]

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NIKI
NIKI looks back on her younger self with her third album”Nicole” — soldout LA date at The Wiltern on Oct. 22

With the release of her third album Nicole Jakarta-born, Los Angeles-based NIKI offers up an eviscerating reunion with her teenage self. But ultimately the album is about the cyclical nature of human life — the mistakes we keep making, the questions that go unanswered — with a tender attempt to both understand her younger self […]

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Milli
MILLI teams up with Jackson Wang on “Mind Games” the latest single from “Head In The Clouds III”

Rising rapper and singer phenom MILLI has dropped a new single, teaming up with fellow 88rising labelmate Jackson Wang on “Mind Games.” The track serves as the latest preview of Head In The Clouds III, an album comprised of various collaborations between the label’s artists like BIBI and NIKI. On “Mind Games,” Milli and Wang […]

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Shy Lennox
Alt-R&B crooner Shy Lennox is back with new single “Energy”

Shy Lennox continues to make a name for himself and his alt-R&B manifestations with his newest single “Energy.” Subdued but deeply intimate the track traces the artist’s attempts to reconcile the end of a relationship with his feelings of longing and eviscerating heartbreak. Over buoyant beats and glowing guitars, Lennox narrates all the emotional casualties […]

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Annabel Lee
Annabel Lee shows her wild side on new single and video “Alas, I’m A Lady”

Los Angeles rock artist Annabel Lee has a fiery new single and video out now titled “Alas, I’m A Lady.” With its explosive orchestral movements and escalating strums, the track is another high-octane piece from the singer/songwriter. At its core, the song tries to reconcile the trappings Lee recognizes in being a lady, wrestling with […]

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Teen Blush
Beyond LA: Teen Blush shares debut “It Is A Pleasure To Be Here” EP

Teen Blush gives a phenomenal introduction to his hypnotic new wave creations on his debut It Is A Pleasure To Be Here EP. Under that moniker Chicago-based musician Ken Foss creates the kind of resoundingly intimate and danceable tracks that can only be described as overwrought but ecstatic. Across the four songs on It Is […]

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Julia, Julia
Julia, Julia shares new single/video “No Hard Feelings” — shares release date for solo debut “Derealization” out Sept. 30

Julia, Julia — the creation of Los Angeles artist Julia Kugel — has shared a new single “No Hard Feelings” from her hotly-anticipated solo debut Derealization. She will also be playing in Long Beach at Happy Sundays, a free music festival she created alongside Scott Montoya taking place on Aug. 28. Her latest release offers […]

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Steven Ward |