Posts byLuke Hanson

HARLOE Promises “We’re All Gonna Lose”

Loss, like shit, happens. The degree to which can vary drastically, from a quarter inexplicably missing from your pocket to the passing of a loved one. Regardless, we’re all going to experience it, and often. That HARLOE (aka Jessica Ashley Karpov) acknowledges this on the newest single from her recently-released sophomore EP, River Runs Dry,
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Between Kings Find A New “Antidote”

There has never been more need for a means through which to cope with the world and our place within it. Social media alone invades the crevices of our brains and exploits any insecurities and weaknesses to make us feel like we’re missing out, not enough and, in general, lesser than. And that’s just on
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Lady Lamb Promises To Keep This Good Thing Going

“I’m afraid I’ve misplaced the strength / To not give a shit,” Lady Lamb (aka Aly Spaltro) sings, concluding the first three verses of her new single, “We’ve Got A Good Thing Going.” Her voice is equal parts exasperation and determination, this line a promise that she’s reached a breaking point with a long-lingering inner
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Jaime-Lee Dimes Asks Herself To “Release Me”

I envision two versions of Jaime-Lee Dimes while watching the video for her new single, “Release Me.” The first is in lockstep with the song and video. It’s slow. Contemplative and melancholy. Uncomfortably bright and claustrophobically open. Stark to the point of feeling naked. It’s gothic horror at its best. The song is beautiful, sharing
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Boy In Space Is Moving On From “Caroline”

Unrequited love sucks. The all-encompassing yearning. The complete absence of reciprocation. The empty allure of false hope at the smallest nothings. And on the other end, that of the beloved, there’s typically either complete obliviousness or calculated rejection. But on occasion we encounter the Carolines of the world. The way they handle this one-sided affection
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The Revivalists Are Nowhere Near “The Bitter End”

The Revivalists have dropped a surprise release for their new live studio EP, Made In Muscle Shoals. The surprise drop includes a brand new song, “The Bitter End,” along with an accompanying documentary recorded and filmed at the legendary FAME Recording Studio. Coming 12 years after the band’s inaugural release, their self-titled EP, the six-song
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Nicki Tedesco Is Anything But “Trapped Inside”

There’s a specific element of being human, equal parts horrific and gratifying, that’s perhaps most evident and aggrandized in moments of creation. It’s when we completely succumb to and accept the impact of all things external, pivot inwards and allow whatever is there to erupt, results and reactions be damned. Nicki Tedesco‘s newest single, “Trapped
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Riotron’s Second Single Will Always Be “There For You”

Featuring driving, melodic elements of electronica, synth-pop and new wave guitar, “There For You,” the second single from electro indie-pop artist Riotron, directly encapsulates the concept that those we love are always within us. According to the man behind Riotron himself, indie-pop rocker Jeff Fettes, the single is about how we can manifest those closest
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“Drown” In The Mind Of J. Luke Cloutier

Poppy love songs don’t typically send listeners down an introspective rabbit hole. J. Luke Cloutier’s debut single, “Drown,” bucks that convention entirely.  “Drown” weaves a narrative that betrays – or perhaps celebrates – a worldliness and maturity indicative of a person well beyond the age of 23. It tells the story of a relationship past,
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