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2022 Forecast: Los Angeles Music Artists to Watch Featuring Monogem

Monogem, the project of Los Angeles musician Jen Hirsh, has undergone something of a sea change over the last few years. From the moment she dropped her debut album 100% in 2017 it was known that Monogem would become a dynamic sound in the city’s indie scene. Songs like “Realize” and the electro-pop anthem “Wild” […]

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2022 Forecast: Los Angeles Music Artists To Watch featuring Tolliver

Los Angeles newcomer Tolliver wears a decade’s worth of tribulations on his sleeve, his rapturous and soulful songs distilling all that pain into funky self-acceptance. Born in Chicago, Tolliver – a self-described “broke, gay, super-hot musician” – found it difficult growing up in the shadow of the church his father sang in the choir for. […]

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2022 Forecast: Los Angeles Music Artists to Watch SPELLES

Los Angeles duo SPELLES are gearing up to release their debut album, making this the perfect time to brush up on the two soul-stirring EPs they’ve released thus far. A fusion of the talents in musicians Kathryn Baar and Luc Laurent, SPELLES elicit a haunting melodic grandiosity from their songs. Their self-titled debut EP came […]

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2022 Forecast: Los Angeles Music Artists to Watch featuring Esty @goodgalesty —With spacey but concussive soundscapes, this rollerskating Dominican-American pop-phenom will moonwalk delicious sounds endlessly in your head
2022 Forecast: Los Angeles Music Artists to Watch featuring Esty

Los Angeles phenomenon Esty learned fairly quickly into her budding career as a musician that authenticity and being truthful to herself were central to her self-expression. A first-generation Dominican-American, Esty started releasing music as early as 2013 all the way through 2017 in the form of a handful of singles and a debut EP with […]

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2022 Forecast: Los Angeles Music Artists to Watch Featuring Torii Wolf

Like many artists during the pandemic coping with quarantine, Los Angeles-based Torii Wolf found the energy to be quite prolific. Over the course of 2020, they released an astounding 20 singles / tracks that increasingly revealed the eclectic talents behind the singer/songwriter’s genre-phasing songs. But it’s Wolf’s listless spirit of collaboration that shines through their […]

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2022 Forecast: LA Music Artists to Watch Featuring The Linda Lindas

Capturing their adolescent angst and undeniable talent as a band on the rise, The Linda Lindas, a budding ensemble that comprises of surprisingly young band members, crashed through 2021 like a glass ceiling, releasing a slew of fun, edgy singles and music videos, all punctuated with a youthful rebellion and fresh perspective. While their performance […]

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2022 Forecast: LA Artists to Watch Featuring Andrekza

For Los Angeles based musician and creative director Andrekza, 2021 has been a year of expansion. Not only did she release seven simmering singles and one killer debut EP, she’s also created a live stream series via Instagram and is boasting a new urban clothing line soon to drop, all under the umbrella of self […]

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2022 Forecast: Los Angeles Music Artists to Watch Featuring Amindi

After a steady stream of singles in 2020, Inglewood artist Amindi dropped her debut EP Nice in 2021, an eight-song collection of honest internal monologues that reveal a journey of self-growth, self-realization and self-love; this personal journey draped in tight-knit rapping, sultry vocals, shape shifting beats and fluid melodies. Building a deeper dam of music […]

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2022 Forecast: Los Angeles Artists to Watch Featuring Young Winona
2022 Forecast: Los Angeles Artists to Watch Featuring Young Winona

Los Angeles based band Young Winona captured a sense of insatiable angst this year with their pop-punk EP Killer Daisies, a collection of three piercing singles easily relatable for anyone feeling lost, isolated or confused. And let’s face it, after two years of a pandemic, lock downs and general unrest, we can all relate. Young […]

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Magdalena Bay
2022 Forecast: Los Angeles Artists to Watch Featuring Magdalena Bay

2021 has been a banner year for Los Angeles based indie duo Magdalena Bay. They released their electrifying debut album, Mercurial World, wrapped up a large supporting tour with George Clanton and just announced their own headlining tour for 2022. Reaping a rich and eclectic sound from seeds of inspiration, Magdalena Bay’s Mica Tenenbaum and Matthew Lewin […]

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