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Will Jay Loses His Sense of Time and Self in Bright Indie Single “Was it Even Real?”

Will Jay is not the only one who has lost track of time. Since 2019 still feels like “last year,” Will Jay must be riding high from the release of his debut album which came out last summer. Perfectionist indicated a new direction for the local artist’s career, one that is paved with happy and […]

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Elohim Promises to “Treat You Better” as Part of Self-Exploration Culminating on Aug 27 with ‘Journey to the Center of Myself’ Vol. 2 EP Release

Few contemporary independent pop artists approach the level of insight that we have come to expect from Elohim. The Los Angeles dance-pop musician pours herself into her songwriting, moreso now than ever before; the second volume of her four-part Journey to the Center of Myself EP series will show a continuation of Elohim’s creative reinvigoration […]

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Geographer drops his lush new offering and trippy visuals

In the heat of the moment, we have all said things we do not mean. Things we wish we could take back. In those situations, it can be hard for the person on the receiving end to not take it personally. If they only were to stop and say, do you really mean that? Then […]

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Katzù Oso releases his tender new single and video “Amor Extraño”
Katzù Oso releases his tender new single and video “Amor Extraño”

Colorful indie-pop artist Katzù Oso shares his soothing serenade “Amor Extraño.” As his melodic vocals gently glide over soft synths, drums and glistening guitar, listeners are hooked in straight away. Lulling us with his lush sound, he passionately sings of his affection for telenovelas. The track possesses a swirling romanticism that will sweep you off […]

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Claire George shares her emotive new song and video
Claire George shares her emotive new song and video “Northern Lights” — Debut EP Out Today

Claire George — photo by Kkanvas After a devastating loss, a huge fear is losing the memories we held so closely. Slowly the recollections become shattered images of what once was. Claire George’s new single “Northern Lights” deals with the passing of an ex-boyfriend due to substance abuse. Her aim is to capture their shared […]

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Total Brutal shines in new sunny single “Had A Feeling”

Total Brutal’s new smooth 70s-esque single “Had A Feeling” speaks to something many of us so deeply long for. We all yearn for a connection that is not only physical, but also emotional as well and that is not easy to find. Total Brutal beautifully voices this feeling in her delicate, airy release. Showcasing warm […]

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INTERVIEW: Khuê’s New Pop LP Is a Vessel for Hopeful Heartache—In This Home We’ve Built Is Out Now

When last we heard from Khuê, he had just put out two new singles, both shimmering bedroom pop anthems in their own right. Those tracks belong to an album known as In This Home We’ve Built, which already stands out as a momentous achievement for the SoCal native. This is the first solo record where […]

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Hot Artist Alert: Congolese Newcomer Miloe Embraces Joy Yet Returns to Melancholy on Cavetown Collab “Let Me Feel Low”

If you hadn’t heard, 19-year-old newcomer Miloe has made a splash in the indie scene in recent months. Toward the end of October, the Congolese artist released Greenhouse, a laid-back 5-track EP; fans of SALES or UMO know the vibe. Miloe basks in the bliss of youth, and his music reflects it, making it perfect […]

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Xoller and Suede James Team Up for Unsettling New Single “Dreamgirl”

We are all made up of diverse facets. Los Angeles’ own Xoller compartmentalizes her best qualities, as likely many of us do to be able to hone a talent or safely examine the psyche. Her latest single, produced by herself and Suede James (aka Taylor Lawhon of Mating Ritual), addresses one of the personas that […]

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Lower Dens Announce The Competition LP Alongside Pleading New Single, “I Drive”

Lower Dens is a reliably erratic band. Its danceable indie pop sound has propelled the act for the past nine years, and now the Baltimore-based artist is gearing up for another album release; The Competition is his latest effort, due out September 6th on Ribbon. New single “I Drive” is just as fun as any […]

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