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Rachel Oto
Rachel Oto finds affirmation in her “Demons” on new single

Rachel Oto has shared the second single off her upcoming EP in the form of “Demons,” a brooding new take that contrasts the vibrant west coast rock of her previous single “Angel.” Still echoing the angsty, punkish-pop tendencies that have allowed others to draw comparisons between Oto and Gwen Stefani, “Demons” still carries much of […]

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Wallice
Wallice shares lush pop anthem “Hey Michael”

LA-based Wallice has shared a new single/video for “Hey Michael,” a slick pop-anthem that tackles the perils of encountering self-absorbed, manipulative men. With the single also comes the announcement of her anticipated debut EP Off the Rails due out sometime this summer. Wallice once again reasserts herself as such as a hyper-relatable and casual penner […]

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Charm La'Donna
Hot Artist Alert: Charm La’Donna offers a ferociously catchy introduction on debut EP “La’Donna”

Charm La’Donna has finally dropped her debut EP with La’Donna, a seven-song collection clocking just under twenty minutes with every second charged with the rapper, artist, dancer, creative director, songwriter, VMA Award-winning choreographer, and proud Compton native’s ferocious bars. Opening with “Hallelujah,” which features a heartfelt message from La’Donna’s brother given from jail in which […]

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MaryLeigh Roohan
MaryLeigh Roohan wanders through the desert on video for new song “The High Wire”

Los Angeles singer/songwriter MaryLeigh Roohan has shared a tender new single in the form of “The High Wire.” At once halting with her husky croons and quivering murmurs, Roohan delivers a heft of emotionality with quite little to spare. An acoustic guitar trails behind her equally stripped-down vocals, meandering in the aftermath of her aching […]

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Someplace, Somewhere share lyric video for hopeful anthem “When this is over”

Someplace, Somewhere, the project of singer/songwriter Niko Burciaga, has shared a stunning new video for his single “When this is over.” A melancholic track that surges on the tenderest of hopes, “When this is over” is an aptly timed single that wraps up all the angst that has come with a year of isolating oneself […]

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Casey Malone
Casey Malone makes her stunning debut with “Hey Amerika”

Honing in on the disorienting epiphanies about American racism that she’s had as a bi-racial woman, Casey Malone’s debut single “Hey Amerika,” is an impassioned response to the emboldened nature of racists in this country. The song was written in 2019 after Malone realized that a favorite holiday tradition — celebrating the 4th of July […]

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Fischer King
Premiere: Fischer King gets “Lost” in a well of murky feelings on powerful new single

Fischer King, the alt pop producer/songwriter who crafts “pitch-black” soundscapes that split the difference between James Blake and Nine Inch Nails has shared a new single in the form of “Lost.” King’s vocals carry the bulk of the song’s emotional weight, his deepening murmurs and whispers digging themselves into his disorientation–but then the track dips […]

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Daniela Andrade
Daniela Andrade’s end of summer jam “Puddles” is perfect for the oddest summer in memory

Honduran-Canadian artist Daniela Andrade’s songs, and by extension her music videos, have always had this ability to slip us into the most sublime of fever-dreams. Her newest single “Puddles” finds Andrade in a similar role: jamming out to her own music in public, a staple of any Andrade music video. While previous films were shot […]

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Nancy Sanchez
Nancy Sanchez shares a pandemic-era single for Dia de los Muertos with “La Maldita Bruja”

On the heels of her newest album La Gran Civilización, Mexican-born singer/songwriter Nancy Sanchez has refused to relent and has shared a haunting new single in the form of “La Maldita Bruja.” Reworking a Dia de los Muertos classic and redefining those iconic females roles that emerged from it, like La Llorna, Sanchez manages to […]

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Nahneen
Singer/songwriter Nahneen Kula flexes her stunning vocals on sonorous anthem “Jesus Christ”

A testament to her eclectic influences, “Jesus Christ,” the latest single from Nahneen Kula, is a sonorous exercise in the singer/songwriter’s stunning vocal work. From ecstatic highs to lilting lows, Kula–the nom de plume of L.A.-based Charlene Gibbs–fills the breadth of the song’s spacious soundscape with her piercing cries and the buoyant melody. Between it’s […]

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