Interview with Indy: A Songstress of Summery Pop Perfection

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Walking the streets of New York City with feelings on her mind, Indy returned to the world of music by flawlessly crafting one of 2024’s ultimate songs of the summer. After debuting with her first project just last year, the New Zealand singer-songwriter is already back and gracing fans with a brand-new era of music. In 2023, Indy’s EP titled …

Draumr: Things You Say To Yourself

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Draumr’s music hits hard. His introspective lyrics really set a scene, and his matching visuals are so well thought-out and stunning. His new song “Things You Say To Yourself,” with Matya shows naviagting challenges and dealing with the voice inside your head. We talked to him about the song and the way he plans his music videos. How did you …

Sahera: The First Qatari Pop Princess

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As the first-ever pop singer from Qatar, this artist hopes to pave the way for the next generation of Arab diaspora artists. Meet Sahera. Growing up in Southern California, the independent singer-songwriter has carved a unique path in music by blending her LA roots with her Arab heritage. Sprinkling in a bit of 2000s pop with some classic R&B melodies …

Dominic Lewis: The Soundtracks You Can’t Stop Thinking About

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While this is not my typical interview, I could NOT pass up an opportunity to chat with Dominic Lewis. The iconic composer made his way to SXSW for the premiere of The Fall Guy, and he was as electric as his scores. We talked about his Austin experience, his influences, and, of course, creating the score for Amazon Prime’s latest …

beccs On Letting Things Go And Moving Forward

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beccs is absolutely the cutest human. After discovering her at SXSW this year, we were able to get some face time with her and chat about her inspiration, battle with eating disorders and ending on a lighter note – her childhood pet rats. No, really!  beccs, tell us about your start in music?  beccs: Well, I grew up in a …

Bluebiird: Songwriting As Therapy

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Emily Osment has grown up as a household name in everything from Hannah Montana to Young and Hungry to Young Sheldon and so much more. Now as she wraps Young Sheldon, she’s excited to share new music with the world under her artist moniker, Bluebiird. We talked to Emily about her new single Porcelain Doll, balancing her many creative ambitions, …

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 …