Up All Night With Rikas

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Rikas, a four-piece German band, hails with influences from like David Bowie, Quincy Jones, Tyler, the Creator, and Phoenix all while looking like they stepped out of a Wes Anderson movie. We met the band in an Austin coffee shop in between shows when they were here for SXSW. From the initial greeting, something about this band was different. Their …

LAYZI Is A Name You Need To Know

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Is there any better genre to listen to than soft, indie girl pop? The answer is obviously no. Within 30 seconds of listening to Layzi’s music on the SXSW playlist, I knew I had to meet her. We got to see her perform at a pop up at Buffalo Exchange and later that week at Las Perlas. If she isn’t …

Entering frogi’s Dreamy World

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frogi’s dreamy voice and ethereal melodies are enough to hypnotize anyone in a trance. Her new album written in complete solitude, and it gave it such a gorgeous vibe. We talked to her about the endless battle to be taken seriously, her creative journey, and her new album. Let’s start at the beginning. How did you get started in music? …

Artist You Need To Know: Foley

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Ash and Gabe make up the Australian pop duo Foley, and if you haven’t listened to their music, you absolutely have to now. Think Chvrches meets Charli XCX but add Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Emotion’ in the mix. You’ll see what I mean. I got a chance to meet the duo over coffee in Austin, and they’re just as energetic in …

Annabel Lee Is Prepping For World Domination

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Annabel Lee has one of the most intense live shows we’ve ever seen, at SXSW the crowd was absolutely insane. You can just feel the cathartic release in her songs, she’s releasing some demons. We talked to her about the challenges she’s faced in music and what’s next for her. Can you tell me kind of about the start of …

Girli Is Playing With Perception

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Girli’s stage presence immediately captivates you, her bright pink hair and commanding voice just draws you in. It’s intense and awe-inspring and the message behind her music just echoes those feelings. We caught her at SXSW to talk about pushing through imposter syndrome and the sweet message she has for her fans. How did you get started in music? Girli: …

renforshort Is On The Brink Of A Breakthrough

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renforshort has been building an impressive career. She’s toured with Yungblud, The Band Camino, and Tai Verdes, and her album ‘dear amelia’ evokes a sort of intimacy and authenticity that feels so rare. We talked to her at SXSW about the importance of taking care of your mental health and the challenges she’s faced in music, I feel like SXSW …

ASHY Is The Future Of Pop Music

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ASHY’s effervescent pop sounds immediately hooked me. She has this incredible energy when she’s performing and we were so lucky to catch her first hand at SXSW this year. She has this ability to radiate major pop star energy no matter what stage she’s on and we only see big things for her future. We talked about her music journey …

Softee Is The Dreamy New Artist You Need To Know

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Softee’s dreamy voice and ethereal melodies instantly take you to another world. We talked to Softee about the inspiration behind her latest songs, what we can expect from her upcoming album, and what her best advice to her younger self would be. How did you get started in music? Softee: There were several key moments where I realized how important …

SXSW – Aubrey Haddard Is A Little Left Of Center

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Aubrey Haddard’s set at SXSW was laced with colorful details about the stories behind her song, and one of those stories was about how in the 80s, Sweden thought there was Russian submarine activity that turned out to be fish farts. Aubrey’s music just has a certain uniqueness that makes it so special. We talked to Aubrey about her songwriting …