New Music Friday: April 19 2019

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I’ve said it over and over again but I’ve never met a Carly Rae Jepsen song that I don’t like. We’ve already gotten a bunch of songs: “Party For One,” “No Drug Like Me,” and “Now That I Found You,” and now, she’s shared the album opener “Julien.” The song is super-important. She said on Instagram, “Julien is the song …

Iris Isn’t Crazy

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Love makes you crazy, but Iris’s gorgeous spin on the adage makes for a hauntingly beautiful song. Her ethereal voice combined with sparse instrumentation is the perfect recipe. We talked to the up-and-coming artist about what’s been inspiring her lately.  How did you get started in music? Iris: Music is something that I involved myself in at a very early …

New Music Friday: April 12 2019

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We are stoked Hey Violet is back with a new song and gorgeous new video. “Better By Myself” captures the duality inherent in feeling invincible in solitude because you don’t need anyone, but recognizing that perhaps being totally alone isn’t necessarily the best path forward. “It’s about being in an unhealthy relationship and having the courage to leave, but realizing …

New Music Friday: April 5 2019

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22-year old pop provocateur and buzzing starlet GIA WOODS releases her new single entitled“Keep On Coming.” In between sensual synths and moody production, the track highlights her dynamic range, which slips from just above a whisper to a climactic chant. Sonically, it borders on sparse nocturnal electro and slick, yet sharply subversive pop. This intimate and infectious anthem represents the songstress at the height of her …

New Music Friday: March 29 2019

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IT’S FINALLY HERE! WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? comprises of fourteen tracks that materialize as ghostly genre-less pop projections of life’s firsts for the multi-platinum songstress as she ruminates on her first brushes with loss and love amidst the monsters under her bed and the triumphs at her feet.  “Nobody knows what the fuck dreams are, dude,” she exclaims. …

Premiere: Trapdoor Social’s “Truth”

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Trapdoor Social makes indie-pop perfection but what sets them apart from other bands, is their passion for environmentalism. We talked to them about their insanely catchy song “Truth” and their solar-powered concerts. How did Trapdoor Social form? Merritt and I (Skylar) met at Pomona College, doing environmental studies. I remember some nearly-all-nighters in the computer lab working on class projects and talking …