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Monogem celebrates her roots while creating some of her own on new album “Gardenia”

Los Angeles musician Monogem has finally unveiled her newest album Gardenia, a lush collection of Spanish songs imbued with her love of sleek electro-pop that takes its cues from jazz and soul. Written entirely in Spanish, a first for Monogem the moniker under which Mexican-American Jen Hirsch creates music. Done so out of adoration for […]

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Premiere: AKACATS Delivers a Lo-fi Stunner with New EP Cupido

Adding to the breath of lo-fi triphop, but firmly delivered with her own spin on things, Chilean MC and singer-songwriter AKACATS (aka Catalina Rojas) slips quietly into the stream of hip hop consciousness with the drop of her debut EP, Cupido. The four-song release pairs together a distinct lo-fi sound with elements of jazz, soul […]

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Combo Chimbita Release Hypnotic New Single “Memoria” Meditating on the Power of Memory

New York City natives Combo Chimbita have released a hypnotic, melodramatic new single “Memoria.” In their new single, the Latinx quartet utilize a mix of sounds from heavy synth to cumbia dub rhythms to create an echoing, unrelenting melody with lyrics that meditate on the power of memory. Focusing on the moments that deeply affect […]

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Jarina De Marco and Empress Of Team Up to Release the Hypnotic New Single “Vacío”

Jarina De Marco along with longtime friend and fellow musician, Empress Of, muse on the infinitely obscure emotions of falling in love with someone in their new single “Vacío.” The upbeat electronic number permeates with a celestial resonance as Jarina and Empress Of get lost in love struck lyrics. Transitioning from Spanish to English, “Vacío” […]

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Irene Diaz shares the sweet bliss of queer love on new single “You”

Irene Diaz has shared a blissful queer-love anthem off her upcoming album Lovers & Friends with the release of the new single “You.” Raised in a conservative Christian environment, the song itself started to take form back in 2015 when she was still coming to terms with her identity. “You” is a blissful pop-fantasia that […]

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Katzu Oso at Grand Performances
Photos: Katzù Oso and Irene Diaz bring all the swoon-alicious jams to Grand Performances

Latinx musician Paul Hernandez, better known by his stage name Katzù Oso, delivered his vivacious and dreamy musical concoctions at Grand Performances this past Saturday. Serenading fans in both English and Spanish, Katzù Oso dropped delicious servings of colorful indie pop full of soft lush synths, drums and glistening guitar. Let’s just say it was a […]

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Rico Nasty Drops Music Video for Summer Single “Magic” — Catch her live at Rolling Loud CA

If anything was a cultural reset in the past three years, it was Rico Nasty’s “Smack a Bitch.” The iconic single and its remix appear on Rico’s debut album Nightmare Vacation, which was released only last year. The punk-rap star from the DMV has wasted no time with new material—her forthcoming mixtape Rx will include […]

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PLEXXAGLASS Releases Uplifting New Single “Tall”

Non-binary artist, PLEXXAGLASS has debuted their new single “Tall,” a towering single about perseverance and finding yourself despite the growing pains. Atmospheric, slow building and illuminated by strong vocals, PLEXXAGLASS opens up their soul to share some of the pain they’ve gone through, but also the strength they’ve found in learning to get back up […]

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Ambar Lucid Releases Captivating Music Video for Her Single “Un Animal (Divina Existencia)”

An amalgam of all things mystical and with her feet firmly planted on fertile ground, Mexican-Dominican soul artist Ambar Lucid completes the picture for her previously released single, “Un Animal (Divina Existencia)” with a visually captivating and intoxicating music video that features Lucid and a cast of ethereal dancers. With outfits drapery of deep reds […]

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DeathbyRomy Hits Hard with Lovesick Power Anthem “Day I Die”

Los Angeles based singer DeathbyRomy has dropped her first single of 2021, “Day I Die,” a hair splitting industrial thrill seeker for a different kind of hopeless romantic. The new single is a fast-paced, metallic tinged rollercoaster that crashes and hisses against itself with wicked curves and dangerous speeds. For DeathbyRomy, it’s the perfect depiction […]

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Asian & Latinx Punk Band The Linda Lindas Deal with Stubborn Friends on “Oh!”

Before any of their music was up on Bandcamp, we were introduced to The Linda Lindas at the Palladium, opening up for feminist punk legends, Bikini Kill. Then, after dropping several tunes including a political number aptly titled “Vote!,” their AAPI Heritage Month performance at the Cypress Park Library went viral. This brilliant quartet of […]

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Rudy De Anda and Bardo team up for “Couldn’t Seal the Deal”

Musicians Rudy De Anda and Chicano Batman’s Bardo have teamed up for a somber new single, “Couldn’t Seal the Deal” perfect for anyone stuck in a post break up blues. While many singles this summer are all about hyping up the good vibes and taking advantage of those carefree beach days, “Couldn’t Seal the Deal” […]

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With new song “Dame La Fuerza,” Monogem Takes Charge of her Multi-Ethnicity to Share the Beauty of Blended Culture

For Los Angeles-based, Mexican-American artist Monogem, music and culture are two ways of expressing herself. But, it hasn’t always been an easy journey of self-identity for the young woman, growing up in a half Mexican household in the suburbs of L.A. Feeling stuck between two worlds, never quite feeling enough of either half, Monogem has […]

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