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Kississippi Dives Into Pop With ‘Sunset Blush’

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Listening to Sunset Blush by Philadelphia’s indie darling Kississippi—otherwise known as Zoe Reynolds—feels like sitting shotgun in the summer, windows rolled down halfway, a lukewarm breeze passing by your shoulders. It gives the sonic effect of goosebumps. A fairly big step away from 2016’s EP We Have No Future, We’re All Doomed, this release has ...

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4 Artists Who Should Try Another Genre

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There’s been a few times we’ve listened to our favorite artists sing a particular note or cover a particular song, and us as the listeners choose to question what if they take it a step further? What if they create an original work in a different genre, giving us a seamless gift of music? With ...

Indie Artists You Should Know

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Here at Cliché, we love to highlight new musicians that provide enjoyable content on the most accessible platforms. I owe many of my nights scouring for more material to add to my current music library to platforms like Bandcamp or even Pandora in its early days, recommending new artists and new sounds to my ears. Think of this as an ongoing mixtape series, from a person who wants the absolute best for you: good music and a great, growing collection. Read on for some indie artists you should know about.

5 Independent Artists to Watch

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The days before the creation of the CD became huge, and the internet became accessible to everyone (in theory), being an independent artist was nothing to scoff at. It still isn’t, if you think about it. One of the many purposes of any record label, are to produce, distribute, and protect the musician’s work to an audience. Being signed to a label, again, in theory, ensures that the artist has the major tenants handled, while it is their job to produce sellable content.

Beach Weather Chat New EP, ‘Chit Chat,’ and More

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Indie-pop group Beach Weather is a back with a new EP and an upcoming tour. The group found success with their first EP, What A Drag, which was released in 2015. Their upcoming EP, Chit Chat, is in a different style than the first and features six new songs. Here, we chat with Nick Santino, one of the three members of Beach Weather, about What A Drag, the band’s success, and touring.

Lauren Wilhelm Interview

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Free-spirited, powerhouse, soulful—all these words describe singer-songwriter Lauren Wilhelm, also known as Dazy (The Girl). Hailing from Tallahassee, Wilhelm has already made splashes with her cover of The 1975’s “Chocolate” and will be performing at Warped Tour this summer. We had a Lauren Wilhelm interview about finding inspiration for her music and lyrics and her ...

Men At Work

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The Boston-based band, Gentleman Hall, are ,to say the least on the rise. From their very first single, “Sail Into The Sun,” which was featured on Target’s 2013 holiday commercial, to when they played at the Billboard Music Awards, this band is one to watch. Drawing comparisons to MGMT and The Killers, Gentlemen Hall are ...

March To The Beat

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New Beat Fund are a lot of things. Band members, Silky Johnson, Snapz Laliberte, Burnie Baker and Burton are mixing punk, funk, hip hop and several other genres together to bring a refreshing and comedic vibe to the Los Angeles music scene and beyond. Below, Snapz Laliberte (the band’s bassist) gives a rundown of all ...

Ace Reporter Has Arrived

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Brooklyn’s Ace Reporter recently performed at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, New Jersey at one of the venue’s final shows. Their set featured songs from their album Yearling, released in late February, and lead singer Chris Snyder’s voice mesmerized the crowd from the first to last note. Now, typically their ability to entertain would be a cause ...

East + West = Algebrahs

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Forget everything you think you know about bands. Pull that pin off your record player or take your headphones out of your ears. Algebrahs' EP, Young Dreams, is waiting for you. It could be the nostalgic lyrics or intricate melodies, but whatever the case is, give them a listen. You’ll be head bopping sooner than ...

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