Interviews

Christian French Discovers Peace in Patience in Optimistic New EP, “good things take time”


Friday, September 18, 2020

As a college student posting music to Spotify, Christian French could’ve never dreamed where his future would take him. Spurred on by his fraternity brothers, he chose to leave school in order to devote his time to music, soon finding encouragement from an unexpectedly enthusiastic reaction to his song, “head first.” Now, Christian is back ...

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Ronnie Watts is Here to Get You Through Heartbreak


Monday, September 7, 2020

“Heartbreak, but make it pop music” is how singer-songwriter Ronnie Watts describes her unique sound. The Rochester native continues to show her growth as an artist by taking creative control of her work. From artwork to videos and beyond, Ronnie Watts is displaying her vision for her growing global audience. Her myriad of talents can ...

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Aidan Tulloch Gets Nostalgic for His Yorkshire Youth in His Debut EP, “Somewhere Without Lights”


Monday, September 7, 2020

  Self-described indie kid Aidan Tulloch has been busy balancing university with a burgeoning music career. The singer is reflecting on his adolescence through his first EP, Somewhere Without Lights, which channels the excitement and endless possibilities of night. Aidan already has a second EP in the works, but for now, he hopes he can captivate ...

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Doug Locke Grapples with the Epidemic of Anti-Blackness in New EP, “Why? (Lunar II)”


Friday, August 14, 2020

Activism has always been the beating heart of Doug Locke’s identity. As the son of renowned Texas Civil Rights activist Gene Locke, Doug was well aware of the dangers of complacency as well as the power of his own perspective. Tragically, in the face of perpetual police brutality, he continues to be compelled to raise ...

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Carly and Martina Take Music World by Storm with New Single – Album Out Now!


Friday, August 7, 2020

For twin singer/songwriters Carly and Martina, music has always been a shared passion. The 18-year-olds have already established quite the reputation, scoring coveted sync placements on several popular shows. Their new single, “Honeymoon,” captures how love can elevate seemingly mundane aspects of everyday life. They're celebrating the release of their debut album, “Are You Listening?”, ...

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ToBy Releases Introspective New EP, “The Outside” 


Friday, July 31, 2020

  The linguistic complexity of hip hop resonated deeply with ToBy’s soul growing up. This reverence would soon blossom into a calling as he found himself effortlessly channeling words and experiences into music. The rapper reconnects with his musical roots - and himself - in his new EP, The Outside, which becomes an avenue of exploration ...

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We the Commas

We the Commas are ‘Custom Made’ to Perfection


Friday, July 17, 2020

San Diego-based band of brothers, We the Commas, returns with a music video for their new single “Custom Made.” The beachy track features the soothing harmonies from brothers Cam, Jordy and Lenny Comma while combining contemporary pop elements with nostalgic jazz instrumentals and R&B melodies. We the Commas continues to deliver a timeless sound that has ...

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ALITA

ALITA Explores Sensuality and Empowerment in New Single ‘Bodies’


Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Female artists are, more often than not, discouraged from writing about their sensuality in their music. However, Seattle-based alt-pop artist ALITA is here to prove that there is power in owning your sexuality as a woman. ALITA is back with her new single “Bodies” that is equal parts passion and power. The sultry track, laced ...

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BANDS INTERVIEWING BANDS: Andrew Levin + Greg Owens & the Whisky Weather


Monday, July 6, 2020

Today we're highlighting Andrew Levin and Greg Owens & the Whisky Weather in our latest edition of Bands Interviewing Bands. I love this series because it gives us the chance to highlight a little more of the behind the scenes that happens when musicians talk to other musicians—you know, talking method, lyrics, production, and all ...

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Japanese artist MIREI Celebrates New Album


Saturday, June 27, 2020

As she uses music to call attention to important issues like #MeToo and #TimesUp, Japanese artist MIREI celebrates new album, Take Me Away. Her English debut album uses kaleidoscopic sound to produce a potent backdrop to her lyrical reflection on the painful push for authenticity in a deeply conformist culture. “‘Take Me Away’ is about ...

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Leah Kate

Leah Kate Is Back And Grooving


Monday, June 22, 2020

Leah Kate is back and grooving with "Fuck Up The Friendship", her latest single after "bad idea". This groovy single is about falling in love with the wrong person, who could actually be the right one. The artist's relatable lyrics remind us of the times we risk it all for love. Kate also returns with ...

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Ocean Alley Wrestles with Inner Demons in New Single “Hot Chicken”


Wednesday, June 3, 2020

  Drawing inspiration from classic rock bands like Led Zeppelin and Fleetwood Mac, Australian surf rock band Ocean Alley proudly celebrates nostalgia in their music. Their new single “Hot Chicken” explores the temptation of the devil on your shoulder. Listen to “Hot Chicken” below. Ocean Alley’s third LP, Lonely Diamond, will be released June 19th. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uuykasSdfI Cliché: How ...

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