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Anna V
Anna Vogelzang looks inward for stars on new single “Burning Star”

Wrapped in the gentle allure of her sleek, acoustic melodies, singer/songwriter Anna Vogelzang finds sweet release on her latest single “Burning Star.” Written after a visiting the Infinity Room art installation by Yayoi Kusama at The Broad in Los Angeles, Vogelzang was electrified by the cosmic-side of the sensory experience she underwent—and while driving up […]

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Lucy Arnell
Premiere: Lucy Arnell shares rock-rambler “Shadow’s Coming Over to Watch a DVD”

L.A.-based Lucy Arnell has shared the video for her song “Shadow’s Coming Over to Watch a DVD,” which will be part of a split cassette release with post-punk-pop provocateur Holiday Sidewinder. The film—co-directed and shot by Arnell’s good friend Tess Wachter—is an oddity specific to Arnell’s own vision. A grunge-rock rambler soundtracks the film, which […]

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Premiere: L.A.-based singer/songwriter Francesca Crowley faces down her demons on new single “Red”

For L.A.-based singer/songwriter Francesca Crowley, there’s a catharsis in drawing from her personal strife and embedding that pain into her music. Her new single “Red” details in raw clarity her experiences with an eating disorder, tracing her attempts to overcome the very human need to eviscerate ourselves with these demands of what we should look […]

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Paper Ido
Premiere: Paper Idol shares new bass-thumper with “Feel Real Pretty”

Paper Idol — the pseudonym from which Matan KG creates his pulsing electro-pop—has shared his latest single in the form of bass-buster “Feel Real Pretty.” A thumping, danceable electronic track that takes the best of Paper Idol’s nu-disco fascinations, “Feeling Real Pretty” combines all manner of electronica from spiraling synth-beats to 80s video-game-esque sonics. As […]

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Holdan Sutton
Holdan Sutton shares melancholic single “Magic” from upcoming debut EP

L.A. singer/songwriter Holdan Sutton has shared a first listen from his upcoming debut EP with new track “Magic,” an earnestly crafted soundtrack to the kind of intense melancholy the artist was facing daily, not so long ago. A sleek blending of folk-intimacy and lush atmospherics, Sutton’s latest capitalizes on the singer’s soothing croons and a […]

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KÁRYYN
Hot Artist Alert: KÁRYYN’s debut album The Quanta Series, a sea of electronic swells — LA Date at Regent

When the original opera Of Light that L.A.-based KÁRYYN had created a score for made its premiere in Reykjavik, Iceland it’s likely that she didn’t expect for one of its audience members—Björk—to name her in a Guardian profile among the creatives she was most excited for. The praise couldn’t have come at a better time […]

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kingsbury
Premiere: Kingsbury gets personal on 80s pop anthem and new single “In My Brain”

Los Angeles-based indie-pop singer Kingsbury has shared her latest single in the form of the synth-powered anthem “In My Brain,” a bittersweet love-letter to young adulthood. Delivered in a thunderous march of drum machine sonics and riveting synthesizer shimmer, the track propels itself on Kingsbury’s luminous croon and introspective musings on how she’s dealing with […]

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Carlie Hanson
Hot Artist Alert: Pop’s latest teen phenomenon Carlie Hanson has arrived

From serving burgers at the drive-thru of a small town Wisconsin McDonalds to signing to Warner Bros. after the success of her self-released music, 18-year-old Carlie Hanson has all the makings of a star on the rise. With the release of Hanson’s music video for her single “Numb” earlier this year—inspired in part by her […]

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eva gardner
Premiere: Eva Gardner shares new single “Dirty Bird” off upcoming debut EP

Los Angeles native Eva Gardner—the touring bassist who’s offered her talents to everyone from Gwen Stefani and P!NK to Cher and Tegan & Sara—has finally taken-up the songwriting mantle in the form of her latest single “Dirty Bird.” A jumpy rock piece held together unsurprisingly by a tough, elastic bass line, the single is a […]

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Premiere: Singer-songwriter Susy Sun soars on new single “The Way The Wind Blows”

With the kind of piercing croons that as much wrap themselves in tenderness around the heart as they do make it shiver, singer/songwriter Susy Sun has made herself known with the eponymous single from her upcoming album, “The Way The Wind Blows.” Above a lilting piano ballad that eventually surges alongside Sun’s soaring vocals, the […]

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