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DeathbyRomy
DeathbyRomy shares concussive new song “Come And Play With Me” for the film “Promising Young Woman”

DeathbyRomy has shared “Come And Play With Me,” her discordant rock anthem and contribution to the soundtrack of the upcoming film Promising Young Woman, written/directed by Emerald Fennell. A blend of heady-industrial atmospherics and grinding rock, it’s no surprise that both DeathbyRomy and Fennell bonded over their love of Nine Inch Nails deep-cuts, as the […]

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Kid Bloom
Kid Bloom tries to see the upside on his buoyant new single “Hold In, Hold On”

Kid Bloom is doing his best to inject as much positivity via your eardrums with his newest single, “Hold In, Hold On.” A deliriously catchy track that rollicks forward on woozy guitar riffs and a buoyancy that keeps it bobbing around in your head long after it’s done playing. The song follows the release of […]

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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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Premiere: L.A. MACHINA Unleash Soul Piercing Single and Video That Pays Homage to Good Rock N’ Roll

Part of what makes the Los Angeles music scene so interesting is its propensity to marry music with other art forms to enhance the overall mood or effect. It’s the metta that happens when you explore the power music has on the individual and collective soul. Local favorites L.A. MACHINA took the witchy vibes of […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
the marias band
The Marías return with a steamy, jazz-infused new song “Care For You”

Tip-toeing into your heart with yet another swoon-worthy track, The Marías have shared a jazzy new song titled “Care For You.” Taking you back to those old school lounge feels, the The María’s new track shines with lush grooves and an enchanting saxophone solo, not to mention the dulce vocals of María. “Care For You” comes to […]

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pep squad
Pep Squad turn a classic “It’s My Party” into a Ghoulish Affair

Keeping it full of delicious attitude, Pep Squad, the latest project from the creative powerhouse that is Kat Leon of the LA-based band Holy Wars, has released a new track titled “It’s My Party.” A play off the 60’s pop song popularized by Lesley Gore, Pep Squad take it to a nefarious level with their […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
egg drop soup
Egg Drop Soup Drops New Single In Anticipation of their New EP and a Dicey Presidential Election

2020 has been hard for many to contextualize, and with an upcoming presidential election that is likely to be a total disaster for many reasons, it may be difficult to hold onto hope or sanity. While it’s always best to keep perspective, local band Egg Drop Soup explores the fringes of 2020 frustration in their […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Tropa Magica
Tropa Magica spiral towards something truly sublime on Tripiando Al Infinito En Mi Recámara

Brothers and band-mates, the psychedelic cumbia-punk that David and Rene Pacheco have pieced together over a decade as Tropa Magica has coalesced into something sublime on their sophomore album Tripiando Al Infinito En Mi Recámara (Tripping to Infinity in my Bedroom). Expanding on their alt-grunge-psych Cumbia sounds with a variety of new tastes and styles— […]

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Stains of a Sunflower
Stains of a Sunflower return with highly-combustible, unapologetically femme EP

Stains of a Sunflower, the Los Angeles alt-rock outfit led by the unapologetically hyperfeminine Natalie Renée, has finally returned from their two-year hiatus with the release of their you know it’s such a shame… EP. A trio of gorgeously sleek and potent anthems that center around Renée’s ever emphatic praise of the female spirit, unfolding […]

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Rudy De Anda Shares New Song “Espume” off forthcoming album ‘Tender Epoch’

Rudy De Anda’s upcoming debut album — Tender Epoch — is a beautiful, glimmering sea-foam green surface, like the sun lighting up the ocean. It’s inviting and deep, and diving in gives you a rush of something familiar while being in a completely new place. With the release of De Anda’s new single, “Espume” the […]

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Patricia Sanchez |