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The End of America Offer Mellow Hope With “Empty Sea (Reprise)”

The End of America transform their fan-favorite 2016 track into a cozy lullaby with “Empty Sea (Reprise).” Over a steady piano, the group describes pushing through trying situations to prove your strength to yourself, making it the perfect calming, yet motivating, solace for the pandemic era. “The higher you climb the mountain, the steeper it…

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Netflix Trans Employee Community Stage Walk Out, Are They Just Trying To Cancel Another Black Man In Hollywood?

People are walking out of everything lately in the states. The latest would be transgendered employees working at Netflix Inc.’s headquarters in Los Angeles. Netflix bosses are braced for an employee walkout and rally in Los Angeles as anger swells over a recent Dave Chappelle comedy special that activists say is harmful to the transgender…

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‘Song for Jimi’ Explores Jimi Hendrix’s Life In a Vibrant, Family-Friendly World

Charles R. Smith Jr. sets out to inspire the next generation of rock stars with the exciting Song for Jimi: The Story of Guitar Legend Jimi Hendrix, out via Neal Porter Books and Holiday House. The book frames Jimi Hendrix’s whirlwind life and career foundation separated into “verses” as short chapters, making the story come…

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Not Even a Testy “Temper” Could Push Us Away from Vera Blue’s Music

Vera Blue asks a lover to excuse her “short fuse” on the guitar-tinged “Temper,” a cool pop track that draws from that beloved, shiny 80s sound. The song sees the Australian singer-songwriter stepping into a new, more confident light ahead of her upcoming sophomore album, and it’s certainly an exciting, welcome transition!  ​​“I don’t know…

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We Had BIBI’s Addictive New Single On Repeat Over “The Weekend”

BIBI reflects on a shallow relationship on her bouncy new track “The Weekend,” which calls out someone who doesn’t give her the affection she deserves. There’s an effortless confidence to BIBI’s vocals and fun delivery, making “The Weekend” a future classic for fans and new listeners alike. Why aren’t you into me? You only call…

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Kills Birds Don’t Want to “Cough Up Cherries” on Dave Grohl-Approved New Single

Kills Birds give fans another taste of their upcoming record, Married, with “Cough Up Cherries,” a high-octane summary of angsty pandemic life. If they aren’t already one of your favorite new rock acts, there’s a good chance “Cherries” will be the song to make you join the likes of Dave Grohl and Hayley Williams in…

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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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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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