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by Ashely Naftule – “Somewhere in these piles of shit I found heaven,” HIDE’s Heather Gabel snarls on their debut album. Castration Anxiety is a visceral piece of work: the sound of two people crawling through broken glass to get to somewhere better. And for all the noisy textures, industrialRead More →

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  Point Nine “Gotham City” Ryan Klein aka “Point9” divides his time between PHX and LAX but his latest single is aimed at a bigger metropolis, i.e. Gotham City. Alright, so this song might not really be just about Batman. Point Nine addresses the daily grind aspiring artists face onRead More →

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Nelson Can “Move Forward” The Danish trio known as Nelson Can uses drums, vocals, and bass (no guitar) to create their grungy rock sound and I fucking love it. There’s all sorts of rowdy crammed into Nelson Can and you can hear that energy on their new single, “Move Forward”.Read More →

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Whissell “Legs Crossed” Whissell doesn’t really deliver the sound we’d expect from a Nashville act, but we’re digging her pensive brand of power pop. “Legs Crossed” combines bourbon-smooth vocals and radio-ready production that will turn your relational rage into a #GrrrlPower moment. Communication is the best means to a healthy romance andRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Novo Amor “Colorway”  For our regular readers, you might already be familiar with the haunting music of Novo Amor. Oftentimes, listeners will find Novo Amor’s celestial vocals and gentle orchestrations create emotional complex dreamscapes for wandering minds in need of soothing. “Colorway” proves noRead More →

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Em & The Fates “Beautiful Life” NYC’s Em & The Fates go for an old school soul sound on their new single “Beautiful Life”. Grrrl group vocal harmonies lock down that vintage vibe with a nod to Motown. Add to that the radiantly positive message and you have the makingRead More →

Who are you and what do you do? My name is Nader, and I’m a commercial portrait and fashion photographer from Phoenix, Arizona. How did you get your start? I started years ago as the buddy with the disposable camera in high school. Yep, disposable. Kodak and Walgreens made someRead More →

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Bodega Dream “Polaroids” Bodega Dream fuses psychedelic indie rock and old school hiphop on their politically charged single, “Polaroids”. The Brooklyn-based quartet originally from Miami contains some rather talented players. Darion Ray Kelley spits the pensive lyrics with a slightly aggressive air that reflects the current societal malaise many of usRead More →

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Geebz “Future Wifey” Geebz has a hiphop core and electropop style. His latest single, “Future Wifey”, has a fun vibe that will have you nodding your head as Geebz professes devotion to his unknown future spouse. The uplifting energy prevents the track from getting too sentimental. This single comes to usRead More →

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Farewell Teddy “Huxley, Party of One” Sifting through the sea of mediocre submissions can suddenly seem very worthwhile once you stumble across that really special track. “Huxley, Party of One” from Atlanta’s Farewell Teddy was just that track today. It sneaks up on you and, before you know it, you’reRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor Wiccan Babysitter / Benjamin Galaxy “Rat” The Wiccan Babysitter/Benjamin Galaxy endeavor is a bit of a mystery I stumbled across in my unending quest for new music and it reaffirmed my commitment to this aforementioned quest. “Rat” is that instance when your angst grows toRead More →