New Music

Mara Connor
Mara Connor waxes romantic on a twisted romance in video for new song “Wildfire”

L.A.-native Mara Connor embraces a twisted romance on the video for her new song “Wildfire,” one of the four tracks off her upcoming NO FUN EP. A surging, folk-tinged ballad that sees Connor wax romance on her love interest (i.e. a very lucky mannequin)–before taking a dark, however humorous, turn for the worst for the […]

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Steven Ward |
TOPS
TOPS search for feminine power within on woozy new single “Witching Hour”

Montreal indie-rock outfit TOPS has unveiled a second single from their forthcoming album I Feel Alive in the form of “Witching Hour,” a woozy, buoyant piece that finds singer Jane Penny at the center of a soul search for feminine power. Filled with the light effervescence of sublime keys and warm guitar tones, all wrapped-up […]

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Cold War Kids
Cold War Kids return with rambunctious rocker “Who’s Gonna Love Me Now”; announce NEW AGE NORMS 2

L.A. hometown sweethearts Cold War Kids have shared a lyric video for their new single “Who’s Gonna Love Me Now,” the first release from their upcoming new album NEW AGE NORMS 2. The second part of a three-part series of albums that began with NEW AGE NORMS 1, the new album and subsequent new song […]

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Steven Ward |
kerry hart
Kerry Hart Releases Emotional and Honest New Single

With a debut album out on Valentine’s Day, Kerry Hart has already pulled on our heartstrings with her new single “Screaming Quietly,” a stirring and slow building emotional epic accompanied by softly woven instrumentals. Hart sings with body, spirit and mind in “Screaming Quietly,” a song that hides nothing and reveals humanity in our own, […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Valeree
L.A. singer/songwriter Valeree lies bare on new song “Dive”

Valeree, the chosen moniker for 24-year-old unsigned artist Megan Mortensen, has released her latest in a slew of singles that have made her one of the more affecting up and coming names in music right now. Her newest single, “Dive,” a cutting rock ballad that puts her heart-aching chops center stage, follows previously released “Any […]

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Ambar Lucid
Ambar Lucid lets her voice be heard on new single “Story To Tell”

Ambar Lucid, the Dominican/Mexican-American singer making waves in the indie scene, has released her latest single in the form of “Story To Tell.” A bilingual pop piece fueled by Lucid’s stunning vocal work and ear for multi-cultural rhythms, the song follows her other stellar singles like “Fantasmas” and “Questioning My Mind.” It’s not just that […]

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Steven Ward |
Cyn Takes Her Angelic Voice to the Moroccan Lounge — New Single “Lonely Gun”

The latest single from Detroit-born, LA-based artist Cyn is an alarming romp, which you may have heard if you went to see Birds of Prey this past weekend. “Lonely Gun” has an erratic energy apt for the movie it soundtracked—a continuation of her recent EP in both spirit and style. Cyn will be touring this […]

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Cierra Ramirez
Cierra Ramirez Invites Us Into Her World of Pop, Releasing Title Track & Video “Over Your Head”

Cierra Ramirez is at the forefront of a new pop sound with her bold, spacious new hit “Over Your Head.” The title track to her forthcoming LP (dropping February 28th), the song and video are sensuous with a touch of audacious rebellion.  In visuals directed by Riley Robbins, a champion of both fashion film and […]

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Shopping
Shopping keep post-punk flexible with elastic electronica and grooves of All Or Nothing — LA Show at 1720

Thrumming with a kinetic-anxiousness, Los Angeles / Glasgow-based trio, Shopping has debuted the sleekest version of their queer post-punk sound on their new album All Or Nothing. Comprised of Rachel Aggs (guitar, vocals), Billy Easter (bass, vocals) and Andrew Milk (drums, vocals), the potent threesome has moved further into 80’s pop textures and electronica–which they […]

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Moses Sumney
Moses Sumney promises a mesmerizing soundscape on upcoming album græ, shares new song “Cut Me”

Moses Sumney has announced the release date of the first part of their new album græ with the unveiling of another single off it, “Cut Me.” The new track embodies much of the same, insatiable wonder that gleams off many of their songs, basking in the improvised nature of their gospel-sized ballads; swirling and darting between […]

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Steven Ward |
best new songs of January 2020
Best New Songs of January, 2020

2020 opened up with some diverse, amazing new music! Of all the new songs we listened to this past January, we selected 80 songs to feature on our monthly playlist “Best New Songs of the Month.” From local acts such as Rachel Goodrich, In Velvet and Moaning — to well-known bands like Flaming Lips, Cage […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Sego
Sego / Big Black Delta share stunning covers of each others songs on new split-single release Quid Pro Quo

Los Angeles-based, indie-pop outfit Sego have joined with Big Black Delta to share Quid Pro Quo, the split-single release of “Into The Night”/”Shame” that features the two bands covering one another’s songs. For “Into The Night,” Sego gives the Big Black Delta track a driving melancholy, meshing the soft ache of Spencer Petersen’s croons with […]

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Steven Ward |
The Lone Bellow
The Lone Bellow Release Emotional Single Before New Album Drop — LA Shows at Troubadour

On the heels of a new album, Brooklyn-based band, The Lone Bellow have dropped another new single with an upcoming Los Angeles tour date at The Troubadour in West Hollywood. The Lone Bellow’s new single “Just Enough to Get By” is off their forthcoming release, ‘Half Moon Light,’ out this Friday, February 7. The single […]

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Patricia Sanchez |