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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 […]

Patricia Sanchez |
amber mark
On “Competition,” Amber Mark Preaches Love—Debut LP Coming Soon

A huge milestone approaches for Amber Mark, the New York-based artist that will break your heart with a single note. Her debut album is planned for release later this year and the first single, “Worth It,” dropped earlier this year. “Competition” is the latest track to be unveiled and reflects a feeling that any public […]

Zoe Elaine |
Body Language
Premiere: Body Language are all futuristic-glam in video for “Start It Up”

Brooklyn avant-garde pop act Body Language have shared a mesmerizing new video for their anthemic song “Start It Up.” Comprised of Angelica Bess, Grant Wheeler, Matt Young and Ian Chang, the band has a penchant for experimenting with futuristic-tinged blends of soul and R&B. The song, off their recent album Travel Guide, takes that futurism […]

Steven Ward |
Beacon band
Featured Interview: Beacon discuss their process and how playing live has affected their sound

Thomas Mullarney and Jacob Gosset are on tour again with Beacon. On the release of their newest EP L1 the duo have been trying new things and designing new live arrangements to take on the road. When I speak to them over the phone on Friday, they are gearing up for their show in Seattle and […]

Ziv Biton |
beacon band
Hot Band Alert – New York’s Beacon leaves the bedroom for the dancefloor on L1

Beacon is a Greenpoint, New York based duo that came to blog attention in 2011 with their R&B styled debut No Body. Since then they released their similarly R&B leaning debut The Ways We Separate (2013), decided they weren’t into R&B anymore, and released a handful of remixes in 2014 which included, Tycho’s “See”, Thomas […]

Ziv Biton |
Hot Band Alert: Mainland

NYC based proto-punk, garage-pop group, Mainland‘s self released The Shiner EP is set to drop on February 25, and the journey to get there has been an interesting one. In the wake of the untimely passing of his father, singer/guitarist Jordan Topf, pulled the money together for a van (keep a lookout for their ONLY.NY sticker […]

The Punk Rock Rat Pack

More goods out of New York: Puttin on the Ritz. If your a fan of the famed Rat Pack, you gotta check this shit it out! It’s raw, funny, jazzy, yet punk. Moonlighting between his day job on John Stuart’s Daily Show, lead singer (if that’s what you call it) put’s on his party suit […]

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