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Sugi Dakks New Single “Normal Sucks” is a Rousing Misfit Anthem

Ushering in a state of non-conformity, L.A.-based artist, Sugi Dakks hits a home run for the misfits with his new single “Normal Sucks.” Combining hard hitting rap beats with an unconventional production, “Normal Sucks” let’s loose and makes you want to dance like no one is watching. The new single comes as a celebration of […]

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Benjamin Carter 2022
Benjamin Carter Releases High Energy, Deep Thinking New EP ”Black Boys On The Radio: Part I”

Caribbean-American musician and singer-songwriter Benjamin Carter drops his highly inventive new EP Black Boys On The Radio: Part I. This new release sees the artist drumming up an energetic and explosive indie alt/rock sound that ranges in pace from dreamy to frantic. Black Boys On The Radio: Part I is the perfect soundtrack for those […]

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Sudan Archives 2022
Sudan Archives “Selfish Soul” is the summer anthem you need; L.A. date at Lodge Room

With an expansive catalog of music where no two songs sound the same, Brittney Parks, AKA Sudan Archives, has built a space of her own to explore and create without inhibition. Her latest release, “Selfish Soul,” is a joyful celebration of women, diversity and hair. She notes that the song is meant to celebrate the […]

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Kaleena Zanders 2022
Kaleena Zanders Releases Beautifully Uplifting New Single ”We’ll Stand Together”

Hoping to spread a little good will into the world, L.A. based artist Kaleena Zanders releases her latest single ”We’ll Stand Together.” Noting on social media, that this is a song for everyone, Zanders taps into the emotional harmony of uniting hearts and minds around a common goal; supporting one another. “[I] wanted to release […]

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Ravyn Lenae 2022
Ravyn Lenae Returns with Her Soulful Debut Album ‘Hypnos’ — Los Angeles Date at El Rey

After six years of releasing just singles and EPs, Chicago-born and Los Angeles-based singer and songwriter Ravyn Lenae steps out to debut her first, full-length album, Hypnos. In celebration of her debut album, Ravyn Lenar has announced tour dates with a Los Angeles headline gig at the the El Rey Theatre on May 31. Ravyn […]

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They. end hiatus with new single/video for “Blü Moon”

R&B duo They. have definitively ended their two-year hiatus with the release of a new single/video “Blü Moon.” The new track is the first since departing their major label, a slow-burner that emphatically oozes with producer Dante Jones‘ and singer Drew Love‘s devilishly suave personas. “Blü Moon,” with its terse beats and velvety production, sees […]

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Asiatica 2022
Asiatica Arrive to Find Their Voice with New Single “*sigh* Nevermind”

Asiatica, the alternative neo-soul four-piece band that originated out of a garage in Compton, CA are back with their first new single this year, “*sigh Nevermind,” a sparse but layered cosmic musing on the power we hold inside to speak up, change our perspective and gain control over ourselves in any situation. Slow and methodical, […]

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Kehlani Adds Second Tour Date at YouTube Theater for Sept. 12

After her first show sold-out in two hours, Kehlani adds a second Los Angeles tour date at the YouTube Theater for Sept. 12, 2022. Touring in support of her latest album, Blue Water Road out now via Atlantic Records, Kehlani‘s previously announced Blue Water Road Tour date at the YouTube Theater on Sept. 10 sold-out […]

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Ayoni
Ayoni shares another stunning single with “You Said I Love You Too Soon”– announces new “Vision” EP

Barbadian singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ayoni has shared a new single “You Said I Love You Too Soon” from her forthcoming EP Vision. The new song also comes with a visualizer that zooms you through night-time cityscapes until the lights are nothing but streaks. A blitz of shuddering sonics “You Said I Love You Too Soon” […]

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Making Movies 2022
Beyond LA: Inventive Multi-Cultural Band, Making Movies Gear Up for New Album Drop this Summer

Blending, fuzzy, shape-shifting rock n’ roll with Afro-Cuban, Hispanic and other Latin rhythms and beats — Making Movies, a multi-cultural 4-piece powerhouse from Kansas City, Missouri, approach music making with alacrity, inventiveness and deft. From catchy and light to unrelenting energy, the band contains multitudes of sound. Los Angeles will have a chance to see […]

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Kehlani Announces Blue Water Road Tour with Los Angeles Date at YouTube Theater for Sept. 10, Rico Nasty and Destin Conrad support

Kehlani has announced her Blue Water Road Tour with a Los Angeles concert date at YouTube Theater on Sept. 10. Additional Kehlani tour dates include The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Sept. 9., the Arizona Federal Theatre in Phoenix on Sept. 14 and the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre in […]

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Mykki Blanco 2022
Mykki Blanco Shares New Single ”Your Love Was a Gift” Featuring Diana Gordon and Sam Buck

Channeling 80s pop undertones with a modern, experimental twist, Mykki Blanco’s newest single, ”Your Love Was a Gift” featuring Diana Gordon and Sam Buck, is a collision of sound and honest emotion. Thematically, it is a testament to the ups and downs we face while on the pursuit to find pure love — the duality of this […]

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shamir
Shamir has announced tour dates with a Los Angeles concert at The Echo for Aug. 12

Shamir has announced tour dates with a Los Angeles concert at The Echo on Aug. 12, 2022 with Lance Redeker. Tickets to Shamir at The Echo are on sale now. Ticket pricing starts at US$ 15. Doors are at 8pm with the show kicking off at 9pm. The show is all-ages. Additional Shamir tour dates […]

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