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Ramonda Hammer Takes the Blame on New Single “Big Hands,” Produced by Illuminati Hotties

Just last summer local hard rock outfit Ramonda Hammer debuted their full-length record I Never Wanted Company, and the band moved swiftly back into the studio (figuratively or otherwise) to put together a new EP, expected to drop later this year. “Big Hands,” produced by Sarah Tudzin of Illuminati Hotties, will appear on the new […]

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Zoe Elaine |
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Premiere: Buttertones get cinematic with new video for “Denial You Win Again”

Buttertones have shared a new video for one of their latest songs, “Denial You Win Again.” The post-punk ballad is one of 10 tracks featured on the Buttertones’ new album, ‘Jazzhound’. It sounds like something you would hear Morrissey serenade with sexy sadness. There is a charming romanticism in the song, similar to the video […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Vanessa Zamora’s New Single / Video “Pisilocibina” Provides the Perfect Brain Break Sound Track

Mexican singer-songwritter and producer Vanessa Zamora has released a psychedelic new single, “Psilocibina,” that not only encapsulates the idea uninhabited bliss, but does so in spectacular fashion with a rather creative music video to accompany it. In a time where it seems hard to find joy, Zamora reminds us that sometimes a shift in perspective, […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
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Rachel Goodrich shares delightful new quarantine video for “The High Song”

Nobody makes getting high sound lovelier, than L.A.’s Rachel Goodrich. Keeping those lovely, stoney vibes rolling like the perfect joint on a Sunday morning, Goodrich has delivered a video for her previously released track “The High Song.” Dubbed a “quarantine video,” the visual gets its magic with a little help from Goodrich’s friends: dummer, Geneva […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Alice Bag Embraces Her ‘Spark’ on New Single Lifted from Forthcoming LP, Sister Dynamite

Mexican-American queer punk icon Alice Bag continues to make headlines after nearly forty years active in the East LA community. She was an elementary school teacher before she dabbled in music with several bands, though none more important than the Bags; the group played a pivotal role as part of the local first-wave punk scene […]

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Sounds of Self-Isolation Define Das Kope’s Debut LP, Where I Live

For anyone who was concerned that the stay-at-home order would dampen the sound of summer, worry no more. The Brazil-born, LA-based musician Das Kope has been steadily releasing sunny shoegaze singles since 2018; his contributions on guitar alone are entrancing. Now we finally see the release of his debut full-length album, Where I Live, a […]

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Premiere: Fawns of Love share new reworked (Part-Time Punks) version of “Someday”

Fawns of Love, the Bakersfield post-punk duo, have shared another Part Time Punks Session: Permanent Revisited 12” EP (Obeah Records), this time with a reworked version of their song “Someday.” The new versions of their Permanent EP tracks – inspired by Cocteau Twins and New Order – were created for Michael Stock’s Part Time Punks radio show […]

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Road-Trip Back in Time to Hazel English’s New Single “Five and Dime”

The rising queen of daydream-pop, Hazel English, has parted our cloudy skies with the new sun-kissed track “Five and Dime” from her upcoming album “Wake UP!” arriving April 24th via Polyvinyl / Marathon. “Five and Dime” features English’s signature retro soundscape, paired with a wistful surf-rock tempo that radiates 1960s nostalgia. The anthemic hook drum […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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frogi shares haunting new single “til i turn blue”

Los Angeles singer/songwriter frogi has a new song titled “til i turn blue,” a haunting piano ballad that sees the Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter expanding the creative world she initially started with her debut introvert EP. “We’re going through a really strange time right now and I hope this song can help a tiny bit,” shares […]

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Ambar Lucid emerges as the burgeoning, unsilenced voice of a generation on debut “Garden of Lucid”

Dominican/Mexican-American artist Ambar Lucid has finally shared her debut album Garden of Lucid, an enchanted diary of personal triumph and strife that sees the singer/songwriter carving out her own niche. Mixing her Latin roots with an eclectic mix of genre-bending, Lucid has established herself as the burgeoning and unsilenced voice of a new generation of […]

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