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The Steoples Create a Cascading Sound of Intrinsic Consciousness Through Their New Album ‘Wide Through The Eyes Of No One’

While many musicians find their footing on the grounds of their identity or by delving deeper into who they are and where they come from, The Steoples blend the pastel colors of their personal backgrounds with universal experiences and philosophy to grow a multi-faceted perspective rich with deeply rooted colors. In their newest release, Wide […]

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Cold War Kids
Cold War Kids rage, reach, and fall in the video for “Wasted All Night”

Cold War Kids have shared a roaring new anthem of a single from their upcoming new album New Age Norms 3 with the release of “Wasted All Night.” Between the thunderous wail of frontman Nathan Willet and company, and the collapsing sonics of tossed pianos and smashing riffs falling on all side, the song muses […]

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appleby
appleby ruminates on coming home on new EP “While You Were Sleeping”

On appleby’s newest release, the six-song While You Were Sleeping EP, the L.A. by way of Chicago artist renders an intimate vignette of a homecoming teeming with optimism. Written during a period in which both appleby and the girl he loves were visiting family — her in Jamestown, Rhode Island and he in Elgin, Illinois […]

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Gavin Turek’s Debut Album Drop is a Strong Dose of Inner Confidence Packaged in Luscious Downbeat Grooves
Gavin Turek’s Debut Album Drop is a Strong Dose of Inner Confidence Packaged in Luscious Downbeat Grooves

Blending her disco inspired roots with a smooth R&B sound, musician Gavin Turek creates shimmery, soulful downbeat grooves with her debut album release, Madame Gold. Turek’s new release dances along sonic lines, bouncing between genres and enriched by vivacious vocal harmonies. With an understated elegance and throwback vibes, Madame Gold intersects sonically with past inspirations, […]

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Punk Rocker Suzi Moon Drops New Video for Her Single “Nuthin to Me”
Premiere: Punk Rocker Suzi Moon Drops New Video for Her Single “Nuthin to Me”

After dropping a solo EP earlier this year and two music videos for songs off the release, vicious punk rocker Suzi Moon comes back with a black and white music video for her single “Nuthin to Me.” The last song on her Call the Shots EP, “Nuthin to Me” is a heavy, crunchy power anthem […]

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Death Valley Girls
Death Valley Girls share new video for “I’m A Man Too”; release reissues of “Street Venom” and “Glow in the Dark”

Death Valley Girls have released a new video for their song “I’m A Man Too” — along with two new reissues of their debut and sophomore album’s Street Venom and Glow in the Dark via Suicide Squeeze. The new video, directed by Cherry, unfolds as a bizarre makeup tutorial soundtracked by the song’s anthemic statements […]

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James the Fifth Reimagines a Cinema Classic with His Cover of “Pure Imagination”
James the Fifth Reimagines a Cinema Classic with His Cover of “Pure Imagination”

With a return to music, L.A.’s James the Fifth (AKA James Thomer) reimagines a classic Hollywood performance with his instrumental version of “Pure Imagination” performed by Gene Wilder in the original Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Thormer’s version is a melodic trip down memory lane with a soft overflow of harmonious and jazzy instrumentals […]

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Hot New Artist Alert: Amped up LA Duo Not a Friend Come Out With Banging New Single “WARCR1ME”
Hot New Artist Alert: Amped up LA Duo Not a Friend Come Out With Banging New Single “WARCR1ME”

Like magnegas taking the dirtiest byproducts and turning them into a hot, gaseous flame, L.A.’s Not a Friend mix gritty electro dance music with a raw punk sound to create provocative, liquid hot licks; a permeable concoction most recently distilled in their strident new single “WARCR1ME.” “WARCR1ME” starts off with ominous, heavy synth followed by […]

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Ryan LeVine
Hot Artist Alert: Ryan LeVine makes his solo debut with heart-wrenching new single “Signs”

With the upcoming release of his Good Things To Remember EP this fall, Ryan LeVine will have made his first entry into his debut as a solo artist. It was only in 2018 — three long years ago — that LeVine’s band of six years, Wildling, ended along with his relationship with someone he considered […]

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LA Based Artist Lazy Daze Releases Sultry Beach Rock Single “Reminiscing”

Hailing originally from Cincinnati, and now based in Los Angeles, musician Zach Miller, known on stage as Lazy Daze, has released the biting new single, “Reminiscing,” a tune that edges on surfer rock and post punk with heavy bass lines, echoey guitars and melancholy lyrics. The new single draws from Miller’s experience moving to L.A. […]

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