Tag Archives: LA artists

Mara Connor
Mara Connor waxes romantic on a twisted romance in video for new song “Wildfire”

L.A.-native Mara Connor embraces a twisted romance on the video for her new song “Wildfire,” one of the four tracks off her upcoming NO FUN EP. A surging, folk-tinged ballad that sees Connor wax romance on her love interest (i.e. a very lucky mannequin)–before taking a dark, however humorous, turn for the worst for the […]

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Thom Sawyr
Premiere: Singer/songwriter Thom Sawyr pines for “Change” on new single

Thom Sawyr is the creation of singer/songwriter Tasso Smith, a project born out of frustration and dissatisfaction with the status quo. Written with the intention of being a unifying force against division, Thom Sawyr’s new single “Change” finds its surging spirit in a raw blend of folk-rock. “Change” shines in its Americana roots and when […]

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Geneva White
Premiere: Geneva White finds freedom in tough truths on new single “FRAME”

Los Angeles singer/songwriter Geneva White touches on a visceral vulnerability on her new single “FRAME.” Written on her bedroom floor–in the depths of her feelings listening to Taylor Swift–the song finds inspiration in a phone call White had with a close friend in which she found herself unable to open up in the way she […]

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BIIANCO shares trippy video for new single “Rice Crispies” — LA date at Hot Shot Muffler

Operating as the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist and producer Gabby Bianco, Los Angeles-based BIIANCO is steeped in the kind of electronic, chill-wave tones that could only be born out of a sleepless city bathed in neon. BIIANCO’s new single “Rice Crispies,” thrives on a thrumming soundscape of moody electronica that’s lent a sensual wonder in Bianco’s […]

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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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Francesca-Crowley
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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