Chxrry22 Is The Future Of Music

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We met Chxrry22 backstage right before her Billboard Music Showcase at SXSW and she was just an angel and her performance was otherworldly. Opening for PARTYNEXTDOOR in front of a huge crowd, her voice effortlessly echoed over the audience and her sultry melodies quickly won everyone over. We talked to her about the inspo behind her latest album and what …

Sophia Galate: How To Stop Doubting Yourself

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Sophia Galate’s powerful, soulful vocals, immediately caught our attention. Her song, “Should I Tell You,” perfectly highlights her gorgeous voice, it feels like it’s form another world, it’s so honest but also nostalgic. We talked to her about her journey to becoming an artist, the importance of having a good team, and how to stop doubting yourself. How did you …

Nur-D: A Lot More People Think Their Friends Are Hot

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Nur-D claims to make music for everyone who feels just a little different. With addicting beats and catchy hooks, it’s very evident. His effortless blend of hip hop and soul is sure to be your next obsession. We talked to the Minnesota native ahead of his SXSW appearance to learn more about his inspiration and influences.  You hail from Minnesota, …

Lauren Ruth Ward: An Ode To Healing

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Lauren Ruth Ward remains one of my favorite live shows I’ve ever seen; it feels like a cathartic release for the audience like she’s expelling her own demons on stage and taking the audience along with her. Her new EP is the product of her self-reflection, an ode to an inner-work journey. We caught up with her and talked about …

Audrey Nuna Is A Force To Be Reckoned With

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There is nothing subtle about Audrey Nuna, her music is in-your-face in the best way. It’s bold and biting, her lyrics are sharp and colorful. We caught her before her dynamic SXSW set and were just in awe of the power she holds on stage. We talked to her about how to stop being a people pleaser and her collaboration …

Ashy Is Bringing The Girly Pop Energy We Need

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Ashy’s pop energy is exactly what we needed to see during SXSW last year, we were so excited to see her back on the artist roster this year. Her set was filled with tiny pink guitars, choreography, and those pop hooks we loved. We talked to her about what excites her in music right now and how she’s building her …

OK Cowgirl: A Labor Of Love

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Ok Cowgirl’s hazy, dreamy sound is filled with angsty melodies and intimate, gut wrenching lyrics. Sometimes you can just feel when a band is on the cusp of their breakthrough and this is one of those times. We talked to them at SXSW about the challenges they’re facing and how they work together as a team. How did Ok Cowgirl …

Interview with Julie Ragbeer: Stan Twitter’s Viral Icon

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Have you ever wanted to jam out to “Mary Whiton Calkins” by Julie Ragbeer while traveling to the Willy Wonka Experience in Glasgow with a beverage from the 97-year-old New York diner that serves Coca-Cola the old-fashioned way? Well, if your answer is no, then you’re clearly not a member of Stan Twitter. Just a few weeks ago, Julie Ragbeer took the …

Kevin Quinn Is Getting Real

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Kevin Quinn is no unfamiliar face in the entertainment industry, but something about his latest project is much more different than what you may know him as. You may know him as a bubbly, happy-go-lucky actor and musician, but this latest project touches on something much deeper than his previous pop music. “Real Me” touches on his mental health journey …

Elle Baez: I Love My Body

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Elle Baez has a fearlessness to her that is so addictive. Her music bleeds confidence, and her voice exudes power. Her new song, “I Love My Body,” has an unmistakable message, but Baez is relentless about spreading her gospel of self-love. We caught up with Elle to talk about the challenges she’s faced and fighting for your dreams. Why do …