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Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes Create Sleek Punk on New Album ‘Sticky’

It’s often difficult to make a high-octane, angsty record sound sonically cohesive and put-together, but British rockers Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes make it seem effortless on their fourth studio album, Sticky. Tackling sticky situations like the aftermath of COVID-19 lockdowns, failed romances, and society’s patriarchal standards, the band airs their grievances and showcases their…

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Summer Years Tackle Artistic Control and Self-Doubt on “The Picture You Paint”

If the four-piece Summer Years aren’t already one of your favorite new pop-punk acts, “The Picture You Paint” might be the anthem that wins you over. The group’s latest single boasts an arena-friendly sound that would’ve rocked Warped Tour crowds à la Neck Deep and State Champs, as it carves out a youthful-yet-angsty sound that…

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Softcult Speak Out Against Violence on Women With Angsty Single “BWBB”

Twin sisters Phoenix and Mercedes Arn Horn stick up against patriarchal attitudes, sexual assault, and victim-blaming on “BWBB,” a feminist anthem that dismantles the “boys will be boys” excuse over roaring guitars. It’s a breath of fresh air in a male-dominated industry, standing up for themselves, their female peers, and women everywhere who feel unsafe…

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Air Apparent Brings a Dose of Summer Energy to Autumn With “All By Yourself”

Air Apparent recruits Krysta Youngs and Julia Ross for the airy “All By Yourself,” a retro-tinged celebration of finding your footing after a relationship crumbles. Neil Sethi, the Indian-American artist who performs as Air Apparent, originally built the song around a synth guitar sample before adding real guitar thanks to session musician Paul Kinman, giving…

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Innovative Exhibit Pays Tribute to Fashion Photographer Bill Cunningham’s Life and Work

Immerse yourself in the world of fashion photography at Experience the Times of Bill Cunningham, a show-stopping exhibit at The Seaport in NYC that highlights the noted photographer’s work in a modern, electrifying way. Sponsored by Shutterstock, the exhibit brings Cunningham’s signatures to life with fun displays and interactive screens that show off modern renditions…

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Film Producer Shawn Carter Attends ‘The Harder They Fall’ London Red Carpet Alongside Stars Regina King and Iris Elba [IMAGES + VIDEO]

The cast and crew attends the London red carpet event for Netflix’s The Harder They Fall. Beyoncé attended to support her husband but mysteriously didn’t appear on the red carpet with fellow stars, she had her own photographers shoot her on the carpet. She truly controls all aspects of her art, including paparazzi imagery.

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Fresh on the Scene: Silk Animus

Silk Animus is a rap artist on the rise as he is currently on tour with Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers. Based from Sacramento, California, Silk Animus brings eclectic and exploratory rap music to the table. Silk Animus! Before anything else, a big thank you for doing this with us! So let’s dive in, share…

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Chelsea Cutler Opens Up About Her Depression on “Devil on My Shoulder”

Chelsea Cutler lays her hand on the table with the vulnerable “Devil on My Shoulder,” a piano-led lament dedicated to her struggles with mental health. Tinged with descriptive details that give the message more depth, the song offers a very real, immersive depiction of what those who live with depression experience on a daily basis.…

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A Track-by-Track Look at PARADISE RISING’s ‘semilucent 2’ Compilation EP

PARADISE RISING is a sister label to 88Rising that focuses on uplifting Filipino artists, and in honor of Filipino American History Month, they’ve put together a sequel to their successful 2020 semilucent compilation EP. Recruiting artists like daze and Manila Killa, semilucent 2 features five new songs that all contain a sense of nostalgia and…

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Jonas Brothers Release Eye-Catching “Who’s In Your Head” Music Video and Tour Merchandise Collection

The Jonas Brothers are kicking off fall by adding another hit single to their belt! “Who’s In Your Head” is a slick, guitar-based track describing the aftermath of a breakup that will have you dancing in your seat. They’re accompanying the release with a new music video directed by Christian Breslauer, alternating between performance shots…

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Ashnikko Shows Off Her Versatility on Dual Singles “Panic Attacks in Paradise” and “Maggots”

Our favorite blue-haired, alt-pop queen Ashnikko has made a splashy comeback with two new singles, “Panic Attacks in Paradise” and “Maggots!” They’re her first releases since dropping Demidevil last year and receiving a Video Music Award nomination for a 2020 performance of “Daisy,” proving the success she’s found so far is just the beginning. The…

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Interview With Cast + Crew of Chill Bucket’s ‘It’s An Italian Thing. No, It’s A Black Thing’ Opening Oct 1st in New York City

It’s an Italian Thing. No, It’s a Black Thing, a comedy which takes a dramatic turn, centers around Frankie, a middle-aged Italian-American trans woman who is faced with a touchy situation. She must meet Winnie, the African-American mother of Frankie’s younger girlfriend, Tanasia. Despite Tanasia’s reassurances, Frankie is worried that Winnie will have serious issues…

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