Maryze: The Sultry Bilingual Pop Star You Need To Know

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Maryze’s sultry vocals and powerhouse melodies immediately caught our attention. We went to her show in Los Angeles, where she strutted across the stage with her big hair, belting out “La Vie En Rose” and debuted her gorgeous 80s-tinged cover of Gwen Stefani’s iconic song “Cool.” Maryze has a vision and she definitely needs to be on your radar.  How did you get started …

Getting To Know Housewife

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Housewife was one of our favorite acts at SXSW, the energy they had on stage washed over the audience at Swan Dive. We talked to them about their career journey and what’s been inspiring them lately. What was the moment you realized you wanted to pursue music as a career? Housewife: It might not be the most interesting answer, but I think I’ve always known I …

Abby Sage: A Soundtrack For Your Life

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Abby Sage is one of my newly discovered indie artists. Her songwriting has provided the perfect soundtrack for the days where I am feeling overwhelmed all the way to the times where I am most relaxed with a cup of coffee. Ahead of her SXSW showcases, we discussed her start in music and the songs she was most excited to …

Getting To Know Zoe Ko

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Zoe Ko’s new song “EAT” is so fun. It’s campy and colorful and all the things you want pop music to be. We talked to her about the inspo behind the song and the direction behind the wild music video. How did you get started in music? Zoe: I’ve been singing and writing songs my whole life. I was an …

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, …

Tayla Parx: I Want People To Feel Seen

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Tayla Parx has the most immaculate energy, both on stage and in her music. You can just tell she was made for this, her incredible vocals, her colorful melodies that spread over the audience. It’s almost impossible to not be infected by the sheer joy in the crowd. We talked to her about earning respect and what she wants her …

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 …