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Electro-pop trio Cannons have released their debut album, Shadows, featuring headlining powerhouse, “Fire for You." Vocalist Michelle Joy pushes out beautifully nostalgic lyrics of love, loss, and everything few and far between. Ryan Clapham and Paul Davis complete this trio, painting colorful baselines with a funky disco charm that...

Jul 17, 2019

"Time," the new single by singer/songwriter frogi, begins slow and steady. "Baby let's just give it time," she beckons, a song she wrote during a period of emotional relationship turmoil. She uses nothing more than her soft, enrapturing voice, hitting each note with...

Jul 13, 2019

For close to a decade, Rey Villalobos wrote three albums of atmospheric psychedelia and indie-folk under his moniker House of Wolves. But for the Ojai, California native, a change of pace was necessary. There's something both familiar and new about "Breathe," switching to his birth name as a solo artist—his ominous new single...

Jul 10, 2019

Bandie, the stage name of singer-songwriter Brian Hill, reflects on the pleasures of a fun night out on his new single, "It's Getting Late." Hill, alongside his four-piece band, write a hooky, good-natured power-pop song that also turns up the fuzz. "It's getting late so/why the...

Jul 06, 2019

Bi-coastal electro duo Collapsing Scenery attack U.S imperialism aggressively (and grittily) on new single “New World Borders,” channelling longstanding critiques of American foreign policy into a genre-blending political takedown. Enlisting the help of Israeli-Palestinian...

Jun 30, 2019

On "Still," Blue Velvet Drapes take a moment to sit back and dial down their internal chaos. The San Fernando Valley sextet's latest intends to appease one's anxiety, carrying that loving sentiment over a bittersweet blend of jangling guitars and a buoyant mid-tempo rhythm section. "Hold from break, keep easy," vocalist-...

Jun 28, 2019