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Vibrant Pop Artist Deqn Sue Returns with Earnest New Single “Troll”

In the age of internet chatrooms, then comment sections, then DMs, trolls have been a persistent plague. It’s easy to brush aside for anyone who has a small digital platform, but, as Aidy Bryant’s show Shrill, for one, demonstrated, the nagging hate that comes from faceless avatars can be damaging for everyone involved. Basically, it’s […]

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Jenny O Shares New 60s-Pop Soaked Single “Even If I Tried”

Since the announcement of her upcoming new album, ‘New Truth,’ musician Jenny O has released a new single every two weeks, dropping most recently “Even If I Tried,” a 60s pop adjacent banger that revels in its newfound confidence as the single captures the sentiment of a person whose finally said “F You” to all […]

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Premiere: Debut LP from Polartropica is a ‘Dream Come True’—She Headlines ‘Love is Gay Fest’ March 14

The title of Polartropica’s debut album, due out tomorrow and available to stream below, makes clear where the local artist is in her career. Across the 10 tracks of Dreams Come True, and spanning all the songs, videos, and shows that have come before, Polartropica is bursting at the seams with joy and encouragement. And […]

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U.S. Girls Proclaim the Value of an American Dollar Alongside Heavy Light LP Announcement

Toronto’s U.S. Girls, aka musician and producer Meg Remy, is back with two new songs cut from a new album, Heavy Light. The upbeat energy of “4 American Dollars” and “Overtime” adds a new layer to the rich storytelling that fans have come to expect. U.S. Girls are headed on tour to share new tunes; […]

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mxmtoon’s New Song “Fever Dream” Wants You to Savor Every Moment

With the entire city in mourning after the loss of Kobe Bryant, there is no better time for mxmtoon’s new single, “fever dream.” In it, the LA-based musician encourages us to avoid complacency and enjoy every fleeting moment. The track is the first she has released since her album The Masquerade came out last year. […]

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DYLLAN Is ‘Not Your Goddess’; EP Release Show At Hollywood’s Madame Siam

LA starlet DYLLAN has just released her highly anticipated, debut EP not your goddess. The collection consists of four songs that wonderfully illustrate the eclectic songwriter’s ethos, essence, and mastery. Listen below. To celebrate the drop, DYLLAN performed at Hollywood’s magic den, Madame Siam. She drew the crowd in closer with each dreamy, tantalizing melody. […]

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Loyal Lobos teams up with Teddy Geiger for new track “Criminal”

LA based songstress Loyal Lobos has just released a track that could fit on your morning headphones, your afternoon chill playlist, or with your evening glass of wine. In collaboration with hitmaker Teddy Geiger, and Evan Voytas, ‘Criminals’ is a grateful ode to platonic love and the intricacies that come with it. Sit back and […]

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Heather Cole Locks Up Her Ex In New Video, ‘Nice Guy’

Sultry, candy pop star Heather Cole’s newest video ‘Nice Guy’ is the quintessential girls night out: a lingerie party, a night club, and locking up your ex. With bouncing beats and rich vocals, ‘Nice Guy’ is about those who simply aren’t and none of us have time for that. Heather Cole has a record of writing […]

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Carly Rae Jepsen at the House of Blues
Carly Rae Jepsen remerges and reasserts herself as pop royalty at House of Blues

There might’ve been a point in time when Carly Rae Jepsen appeared to be resigned to the fading glow of “Call Me Maybe”—a song that became the international earworm when it was released back in 2012. It would’ve been easy—expected even, by some—for Jepsen to slip out of notoriety as one of the many one-hit-wonders […]

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Premiere: Fame Haunts Jenna Lotti in Her New Single “Hollywood”

The new single from Jenna Lotti, premiering today, is a perfect example of expectations versus reality. It feels similar to the Nicolas Winding Refn film, The Neon Demon: ethereal production clouds the story of a rising star. Shortly after Lotti wrote it, she herself would move here from Boston; in spite of that, “Hollywood” doesn’t […]

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