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Glitch Princess, Yeule packed The Echo in Los Angeles with extraordinary performance

“I watch you on twitch,” screams a male fan as an eruption of praise fills the room.  Twitch you say – Welcome to the world of Glitch Princess and art house/ anime apocalyptic cyber pop artist, Nat Ćmiel also known as Yeule. Wow that was a mouthful.  On a quiet Saturday night in Los Angeles, Singaporean […]

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Cowboy Destroy 2022
Cowboy Destroy Release Tempting New Single “Married Mercy”

Four-piece Los Angeles based band Cowboy Destroy have dropped a new single “Married Mercy,” a moody, slow-paced sleeper with layered instrumentals that shift like tectonic plates rumbling right below the surface. “This song is about flirting with adultery, and the internal struggle of attraction within monogamy,” notes the band. “The voice in the song is […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Ethel Cain
Album Review: Ethel Cain offers up a hauntingly potent tale on debut album “Preacher’s Daughter”

Ethel Cain‘s debut album Preacher’s Daughter might feel prescient with its rebuff of organized religion and the extremism it can beget. Especially as viewed through the eyes of those brought up in its confines. But Cain, whose real name is Hayden Silas Anhedönia, makes it a point to throw light on the fact that her […]

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Steven Ward |
Mykki Blanco 2022
Mykki Blanco Shares New Single ”Your Love Was a Gift” Featuring Diana Gordon and Sam Buck

Channeling 80s pop undertones with a modern, experimental twist, Mykki Blanco’s newest single, ”Your Love Was a Gift” featuring Diana Gordon and Sam Buck, is a collision of sound and honest emotion. Thematically, it is a testament to the ups and downs we face while on the pursuit to find pure love — the duality of this […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
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Shamir has announced tour dates with a Los Angeles concert at The Echo for Aug. 12

Shamir has announced tour dates with a Los Angeles concert at The Echo on Aug. 12, 2022 with Lance Redeker. Tickets to Shamir at The Echo are on sale now. Ticket pricing starts at US$ 15. Doors are at 8pm with the show kicking off at 9pm. The show is all-ages. Additional Shamir tour dates […]

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Agender
Agender get frisky on new single/video for queer disco jam “Top Bottom Top”

Los Angeles four-piece Agender is back with another taste of their upcoming sophomore album No Nostalgia with the release of the exquisitely sensual, queer disco track “Top Bottom Top.” Against the dizzying clamor of insatiable cowbells, riveting synths, and pulsating bass the new single takes the band’s punk sentiments into a delightful new direction. Leading […]

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roman around’s New Single “Like Me More” Shed’s Light on Toxic Peer Pressure and Drug Abuse

Teeming with a fresh perspective and encompassing tracks, emerging Fresno band roman around has caught the attention of many music fans and outlets. Their first two singles garnered support from a variety of media and playlists, now, with their latest single, “Like Me More,” out via Trailing Twelve Records, roman around continues to make sonic […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Tessa Kay
Tessa Kaye is back with another stellar single in “Sunshine & Rainbows”

Tessa Kaye has shared a brand new single for 2022 with the release of the buoyantly kinetic, alt-pop piece “Sunshine & Rainbows.” Continuing to bring her own insightful introspections to the forefront of her cathartic songwriting, the new single traces Kaye’s encounters with what she calls “toxic positivity.” Between vibrantly concussive beats and jaunty rhythms, […]

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Steven Ward |
Pabllo Vittar’s New Single ”Follow Me” Featuring Rina Sawayama Is High Energy Bliss — Los Angeles tour dates at Fonda Theatre

  With a fierce, ravenous energy and glamorous delivery, Brazilian activist, singer-songwriter, world-renowned drag queen and cross-cultural icon Pabllo Vittar’s new single ”Follow Me,” featuring British-Japanese pop artist Rina Sawayama, is a layered, texture-rich anthem for feeling empowered and having fun while doing so. Dancing your troubles away has long since been a recurring theme in music […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
MUNA
Muna share shimmering, first-gay-kiss anthem “Silk Chiffon” (feat. Phoebe Bridgers)

L.A. trio MUNA has taken the internet by storm with the release of their newest single/music video for “Silk Chiffon,” a shimmering, first-gay-kiss pop anthem that sees the band join forces with Phoebe Bridgers. Between swooning acoustic and gilded guitar riffs Katie Gavin lets loose her crystalline trill, singing about the kind of giddy and […]

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Steven Ward |
LP gives an ecstatic on anthemic single "Goodbye"; album "Churches" out Oct. 8
LP gives an ecstatic “Goodbye” on anthemic new single — album ‘Churches’ out Oct. 8

LP has shared the fourth single from their upcoming album Churches with the release of a music video for “Goodbye,” a soul-soothing and cathartic new track that taps into the singer/songwriter’s penchant for big folk-pop anthems. Between its euphorically buoyant medley and LP’s characteristically piercing wails, “Goodbye” soars ecstatically as a purifying act — one […]

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Steven Ward |
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Hot Show Alert: Reyna Tropical will perform at the recently reopened La Cita bar in Downtown LA

Reyna Tropical are bringing their lush Afro-Mexican textures, melodies and reggaeton beats, to La Cita for an intimate club show! Catch Reyna Tropical live on Friday, June 25 at the recently reopened and beloved, La Cita in Downtown LA. The duo, made up of Fabi Reyna and Sumohair, deliver an oh-so-lovely fco-mingling of Spanish and […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Torii Wolf Bares Their Teeth (and Soul) on Splendid Ten Billion Years EP
Torii Wolf Bares Their Teeth (and Soul) on Splendid Ten Billion Years EP

Fans of Torii Wolf never have to wait long before the artist releases something new and immediately captivating. Music videos, plenty of one-off singles, and even a 4-track EP with Louymadeabanger all were part of the involuntary lead-up to their new EP; now that it’s out, Ten Billion Years has overshadowed the rest, baring Wolf’s […]

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