Tag Archives: r&B

Michi Reflects on Isolation in New Single “Escondida”—Sugarbaby EP Due Oct 16

If you’re haunted by regrets, Michi might be able to help. Her new single will appear on her debut EP, Sugarbaby, due out October 16th, which is already shaping up to be a delicious release. The Los Angeles native released her first single last summer, and every sound since has been just as groovy. Case […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Artist Spotlight: Tunde Olaniran

Holding out for a Hero? Tunde Olaniran Comes to Save the Day Hailing from Flint, Michigan, Tunde Olaniran is an adept singer whose range seems boundless. They have been known to quickly change from heavenly falsetto to gruff hip hop bars on a dime. Their thematically-rich 2018 record Stranger supplied plenty of varying rhythms to […]

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Benjamin Carter Releases Buttery New Single “Fragile”

Indie RnB is constantly reinventing itself with the likes of upcoming dynamic artists — enter: Benjamin Carter, a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, but originally from the Cayman Islands. Benjamin’s new single, “Fragile,” embraces his vulnerability over creamy vocals and a funky bass. The chorus features blossoming, atmospheric instrumentals as Benjamin sings of being too […]

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Press Play: Dua Saleh’s New Single “Body Cast” Mourns Those Killed by Police

A protest song is a genre that transcends sound, and the diverse outcries this year continue to ring out. Even the sound of Minneapolis’ own Dua Saleh has varied since their last single, “Umbrellar,” which appeared on Grimy Goods’ Best New Songs Playlist in April. The Sudanese artist’s new cut is a portrait of police […]

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Ella M. Grapples with Change in Soulful Pop Debut “Myself”

A new soul-bird is on the L.A. scene. R&B artist Ella M., via New York via London, just released her intimately sophisticated debut single ‘Myself’. The song hits with a groove that is at once weighty and listless, much like the nature of change. Uprooting your life and the comforts of what you know is […]

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Nico Franc Brings a Stadium-Ready Show to Resident in DTLA

Nico Franc has that x-factor that people look for when they need to release, whether its jovial or it’s serious. And they go to arenas for that. They go to stadiums for that. They take their childhood best friend to a nostalgic concert for that…but LA based Nico Franc delivered that at the Resident. Read my […]

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First Annual Future Sounds Festival Celebrates Soul at the Historic Baker Street Viaduct

Over the weekend, the coolest venue in the city hosted a brand new music festival, Future Sounds, featuring some of the most soulful up-and-coming acts. The Viaduct glowed, not only from the lights and projections but also from the dazzling event happening just below. Kensington Presents put the shindig together, featuring mostly local artists, with […]

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Groovy Rock Goddess, Chazzy L., Brings The Party To Club TeeGee, Celebrating Her Newest Single, ‘Floating’

“If I was a stripper, and let me tell you…this would be my opening song” – Chazzy L.

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James Supercave Play the Bootleg Tonight to Celebrate New Single, “Falling”

If you have never seen James Supercave live, don’t miss your chance tonight. The local trio will be performing at the Bootleg Theater, which comes just a week after the band released “Falling,” a brand new single which is also featured on Grimy Goods’ Best New Songs of the Month. Celebrate James Supercave’s new single […]

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Premiere: Can’t Shake the Grooves in Wolf Bay’s New Single

You know Wolf Bay as a skilled rocker, with agile fingers that soar across the fretboard. Yet his new single “Shakin’ You Off”, mixed by Grey Goon and engineered and produced by Dean Passarella himself (aka Wolf Bay), may not be quite what you’re expecting—it’s a smooth, R&B number. Overall, it is not as much […]

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Zoe Elaine |