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S’natra “Paper Straight” The emcee from Harlem known as S’natra is a new wordsmith on the scene worth watching. The NYC artist has released a few tracks this year in prelude to his latest project, Subject to Change, which comes out THIS Friday. S’natra tackles the paper chase, and all thatRead More →

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by Carly Schorman – Elna Rae “College Degree” We all had that time when a paper or really important assignment was due, but we just couldn’t gather the gumption to barrel through at the right time. Instead we waited, languishing in procrastination. Maybe you caught up on some Netflix orRead More →

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CocoRosie “Smoke ’em Out” CocoRosie is hard at work on a new album, but they unleashed this single in January to combat the cultural malaise that seems to be the marker of 2017. I’ve been a fan of this Paris-based duo ever since La maison de mon rêve came out back inRead More →

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Foresteater “Big Deceiver” So, Foresteater is one of those band’s that snuck up on me. I heard about them, but I hadn’t heard them until it came around time to work on the 2016 awards. Only then did I learn about Nightlife of the Exploding Heads. For shame, I know. Thankfully, Foresteater is on myRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – These days, we’re receiving submissions from all around the world and we thought it would be fun to share some of the stellar singles sent to us from afar. Sometimes, the music carries a hint of its geographical origin, but often it doesn’t andRead More →

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Closing the Distance is a new series in which we try to expose artists with desert roots who have since moved to other locales. Let’s bring this community a little closer together. by Mark Anderson Senior Editor Is it fair to call Marianne Dissard an “International Jet Setter”? Why not? Having touredRead More →

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The Woodworks Unhealthy Decisions Release Show: May 16th at Rogue Bar The Woodworks put out one of our favorite albums last year, Safe Mode. So we were more than a little surprised (and delighted) to find out the band already has a new album set for release this month. Despite the speedy turnRead More →

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Miami Loco or Bust! The annual music and arts festival will be celebrating its 6th year, but the musicians & artists that really make this party happen can use a little extra help getting to and from Miami, AZ. According to the event’s organizers, this year’s event promises to be biggerRead More →

Michelle Blades Cold ShouldersThis collection of songs from Michelle Blades was recorded in her three most common cities of port: Phoenix, Miami, and Paris. Tracks like “Deep Kiss” and “Intimidated” show Blades at her more experimental moments while songs like “The Basket” remind me more of my earliest live encountersRead More →

When I first heard that the oh-so-talented photographer Mo Neuharth was traveling to Paris to tour with bandmate Michelle Blades, I thought, I want to see those pictures! Then I thought, doesn’t everyone want to see those pictures? For more work by Mo Neuharth check out her website here. Paris, Summer 2013.Read More →