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Arca’s New Single “Born Yesterday” is a Powerful Cascade of Emotion and Sound

After the success of her Grammy nominated album, KiCk i — Venezuelan artist, singer, DJ, performer, model, painter, pop diva and experimental music compose — Alejandra Ghersi Rodriguez, known professionally as Arca, is back with the announcement of her follow up album, KICK ii, and the release of her new single “Born Yesterday.” Featuring pop […]

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The Red Pears Drop New Single and Album Filled with a Biting Grunge Laced Indie Rock Sound

Los Angeles garage rockers The Red Pears have dropped a new single and album; a double feature that packs a wild punch. “House of Mirrors,” a steady and existential exploration of the self, was released just days before the band released their 3rd studio album, You Thought We Left Because The Door Was Open But […]

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Celebrate Dia de los Muertos & Spooky Season with “La Maldita Bruja” by Nancy Sanchez

It’s spooky season, and while you prepare an elaborate Halloween costume, give a listen to the haunting melodies of Nancy Sanchez. The LA-via-Mexico singer/songwriter is known for her rich blend of musical styles, culminating in a genre which she has coined Mexican-American art pop. Her latest single is more a dirge compared to her notable […]

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Cassie Marin
On “Tanto,” Cassie Marin offers nothing but optimism & vibrant dance-hooks in the face of adversity

Los Angeles vocalist, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Cassie Marin has shared a new single with the release of “Tanto,” a vibrantly kinetic new bop that centers on her now seven-year-long battle with an autoimmune disease. Singing in her first language to pay homage to her Cuban-American identity, the new song is a bass-thumping mix of indietronica […]

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Angélica Garcia Transforms Classic Ranchera Song Into An Electronic Oasis With New Single “Malagueña”

Musician Angélica Garcia has released a brand new single, “Malagueña” a multi-layered tune with a rush of cascading electronic sounds and vocal interludes that pour over each other and rumble out into the atmosphere. The new song is the first off of Garcia’s upcoming EP, titled Echo Eléctrico. Drawing from the music she heard playing […]

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Serenaded by the Oaxaquena State of Mind, Las Cafeteras Release New Single Celebrating the Culture and History of Oaxaca

With an insatiable energy and impeccable style, L.A.’s Las Cafeteras pen the catchy new single, “Oaxaca Love Song No2,” a personal love letter to the indigenous culture, food and spirit of Oaxaca, Mexico. Steeped in a rich mix of vintage vibes and modern flair, the single croons with cultural delight as the band playfully shares […]

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María Isabel drops her sultry bilingual new EP, taking a deep dive into emotional waters

After releasing her debut EP in 2020, Dominican-American artist María Isabel is back with the release of her new EP, i hope you’re very unhappy without me, via Warner Records. The 8-song EP pulsates with a deep sense of longing as Isabel takes a deep dive into emotional waters. The intimate exploration takes listeners through the landscape […]

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Cuco
Cuco goes interdimensional with cosmic new video for “Under the Sun”

Cuco has shared the first look of his highly-anticipated sophomore album with the release of “Under the Sun,” a fusion of Latin psych-pop that hints at the singer/songwriter and teen idol’s sonic palette expansion. Between the song’s cosmic soundscape which jettisons you across a sea of glowing riffs, spacey atmospherics, and Cuco’s own ethereal cries. […]

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Nick Pagan
Latinx singer/songwriter Nick Pagan basks us in his woozy romantics on new-wop “There Is A Fool For You”

Just announced! Nick Pagan will perform two nights at Moroccan Lounge opening for Nick Waterhouse! Hailing from the Highland Park neighborhood in Los Angeles, singer/songwriter Nick Pagan has a special place in his heart for guitar-driven ditties that sound like the dusted-off echos of a bygone age, especially on his new single “There Is A […]

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Ambar Lucid Reveals More of Herself in ‘Mixto’ x Spotify Singles

Everyone is falling in line behind the passionate artistry of Ambar Lucid. With support from YouTube Music, television syncs, and the folks who sold out her forthcoming Troubadour show, her star is just beginning to shine at maximum lumens. The Mexican-Dominican musician released Get Lost in the Music EP earlier this year and, more recently, […]

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Bomba Estéreo’s New Album Deja Encapsulates A Need for Cultural and Earthly Connections

Four years since the release of their last album, Colombian duo Bomba Estéreo have dropped Deja, their sixth studio LP. The new album is an elemental, pulsating offering to the world, promoting connection, togetherness and a convergence between humans and nature. While Deja is a uniting album, it also calls out our recent disconnection to […]

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Mold!
Premiere: MOLD! make their rapturous debut on the ecstatic and frenzied debut album “NO SILENCE!”

Miami psych-rock collective MOLD! have dropped their hotly anticipated album NO SILENCE! Like an ecstatic rallying cry, NO SILENCE! erupts with a fervent scream for perseverance. Written about the band’s founding member and lead vocalist, Carlo Barbacci’s move from his home in Lima, Peru to Florida — NO SILENCE! also tracks his emotional journey to start […]

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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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Loyal Lobos
Loyal Lobos reminisces over being the villain in other people’s stories on new single “Hate My Face”

Loyal Lobos, the moniker of L.A.-based and Colombian-born artist Andrea Silva, has shared a new single with the release of the glowing, folk-tinged anthem “Hate My Face.” Tucked beneath the shean of breezy acoustic-pop, Silva threads a poignant understanding that you can’t please everyone — so you might as well focus on yourself. Written about […]

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Junior Mesa
Junior Mesa finds some healing on the vibrant psyche-pop of “Cirque du Freak”

Junior Mesa has unveiled his sophomore project with the release of his new EP Cirque du Freak, an elaborate collision of the artist’s love of the kind of Sgt. Peppers-era psychedelic textures with his own burgeoning struggle with his own existential strife. Created while Mesa was struggling with the aftermath of an epilepsy diagnosis and […]

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Photos: Son Rompe Pera, Subsuelo & Late Night Laggers heat up the Levitt
Photos: Son Rompe Pera, Subsuelo & Late Night Laggers heat up the Levitt with vibrant cumbia and then some

Hailing from Mexico City, and currently on their first U.S. Tour, Son Rompe Pera, make a stop at the Levitt Pavilion for a free show Saturday night. The music-filled evening began with DJ sets by Late Night Laggers and El Canyonazo from the Subsuelo crew. Their sets ranged from cumbia, hip-hop, house, reggaeton to dancehall, just […]

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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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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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monogem
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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