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Falling In Love With ‘Ruthless’

‘Ruthless’ is the latest unforgettably catchy, exciting dance-pop phenomenon from up-and-coming music sensation, Bryce Bowyn.

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Pat Reilly Gets Dark in “Prince of the Night”

Pat Reilly’s debut EP Prince of the Night is an electronic pop album made up of reverberant synths and reflective lyrics. Created during the pandemic, the EP’s five tracks trace how Reilly feels about himself, his relationships, and the state of the world around him. Each song adds layers to the narrative of Reilly’s experiences. […]

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Nothing Gets Going Like Somme’s “Goin’ On”

Somme is a conduit for alternative pop, multi-instrumentalist and San Diego native, Jordan Cantor to further explore her passions in singing and songwriting. Her musical career began after she taught herself guitar at age six. This then led her to pen songs only a few years later. Cantor moved to LA when she was 18 […]

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LONDON PLANE Deliver’s Enchanting New Goth Pop Album

What happens when veteran New York City based musicians come together to form a band? Groups like LONDON PLANE are formed. Named for NYC’ s hybrid street tree, LONDON PLANE was formed in 2016 and has released a debut LP via Popmatters.   According to LONDON PLANE’s website, the group began when guitarist/vocalist David Mossey […]

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Stolar Brings Raw Emotions to His Latest Release

While I was on an exchange abroad, I took Islamic Archaeology as one of my electives. The elective turned out to be a graduate-level course with the class consisting of only one other exchange student and four graduate students of Near-Eastern Archaeology. I took the course as an Anthropology elective while my undergrad counterpart took […]

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VŌS Release Sultry New Single “Patience”

VŌS first came together just over a year ago at a house party jam, and with their influences sat firmly on the electronic and alt-pop spectrum, VŌS describe their new-found sound as “somewhere between Banks, Sohn and James Blake.” This new track, “Patience,” is a really strong slice of electro-pop, mastered by John Davis (Lana […]

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Jhevere Proves Next Best to Pharrell Live @ Bar Matchless

Clad in clean white boots and paint-splattered jean shorts, Jhevere started his set with his song titled “Rage To Roses.”  Immediately, his clear voice rang out above any instrumentals and bar din. Through the night, he blended electronic, indie, and soul together for a magical hour. He packed his lyrics full of soul in lines […]

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Kristin Kontrol Creates a Retro-Modern Dance Supernova in “X-Communicate”

With a cosmic calm taking control like a cyber virus in your brain, Kristin Kontrol has seamlessly combined retro dance pop and modern day electropop rock with her debut solo album X-Communicate. Kristin Kontrol Stirs the Supernatural Like the cool breeze of a summer blockbuster, “Show Me” opens with smooth dynamic percussion, tin drums, and wood […]