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boulevardia 2019

This past weekend was absolute insanity at the heat-fueled annual Boulevardia Beer, Food & Music Festival in Kansas City, Missouri. Though the latter part of Day 2 did, unfortunately, get rained out -- gotta love that unpredictable midwest weather -- what did...

angela kinczly, “s i l e n t”

Paulo Fassoli just directed one of the most exquisite music videos we have seen in a while. Softly, Angela Kinczly serenades us with her haunting vocals, closeups of different angles of her face featured prominently throughout the duration of the visual. Natural...

julie haven, “see me cry”

Detroit-based pop musician Julie Haven has put an intense amount of emotion into her latest single, as clearly indicated in its title "See Me Cry". The first track of her upcoming EP hits the airwaves today, and we have your exclusive first listen! With a theatrical...

a conversation with lowland hum

Today, we sit down with Daniel Levi Goans. He is one half of the folk duo Lowland Hum, comprised of both he and his wife, Lauren Plank Goans. We had the unique pleasure of catching up with him in a rare quiet moment in the lead to the release of their new album...

june 2019: new videos, no holds barred

Alright. You all know what we do around here by now. Mid-month, we release genre-inclusive soundtrack features that are jam packed with new music videos specifically for your viewing pleasure. We know that people exist in the world that curate playlists to evoke a...

hēran soun, “barricade”

Hēran Soun is about to truly take the world by storm. His brand of indie alternative has been crafted through years of obsession with music. His perspective is wildly different than most, as he lived mostly in silence until the age of nine. It was at that age that he...

rhymes ft. summer dennis | a soundtrack

Washington D.C. is brewing an act we can all get behind in soul/funk project Rhymes Band ft. Summer Dennis. Not only is their music exquisite, but their taste is pretty great too. Check out a soundtrack curated just for us by the band themselves below! Track list...

boulevards, yadig!

Funk artist Boulevards (Jamil Rashad) recently released his brand new fourteen-track stunner YADIG! We learned quickly that this album is going to be included in our stack of favorites for 2019, hands down. From first track "Lord Knows", there is a sense of absolute...

viana, “wine & roses”

"Wine & Roses" might be alt-pop musician Viana's debut single, but that fact isn't something you could tell from the production quality of the song. The carefully woven lyrics over beds of instrumentals and a hard bass line make you want to dance and slow things...

the skints in new york

Photographer Christie McMenamin had the pleasure of meeting up with London-based collective The Skints in New York recently. The band - comprised of Jon Doyle, Jamie Kyriakides, Josh Waters Rudge, and Marcia Richards - was absolutely delightful, and we have some...

oliver ray, out passed nowhere

Oliver Ray's debut album is an audible kaleidoscope that takes you on a winding and beautiful sonic journey, a facet so many recent releases seem to lack. Beginning with "Ol Coyote", Out Passed Nowhere brings us track after track of subtly impactful songs, a bit of...

w.c. beck, first flight

Brooklyn-based folk roots musician W.C. Beck recently released 10-track album First Flight. There is a warmth about the work in its entirety , from the first lines of initial track "Steel Bird" can attest to that, though if you listen through "Colosseum" and the slow,...

rainne, “dirty little dream”

What mood did you wake up in this morning? Because we guarantee pop outfit RAINNE's new track "Dirty Little Dream" will completely transform you. (Bold claim. We know.) We've got the exclusive premiere of the new track, which is replete with the sultry vocals of...

jacqueline harvey, “came around”

We're talking about reminiscing a lot, and it's no different with Jacqueline Harvey's new single "Came Around". The pop singer utilizes her signature sultry vocals to address a past love interest, as the instrumentals usher in a dance floor vibe. It's truly a sonic...

loveclub, “gone”

When you're reminiscing on a past relationship, you can experience a whirlwind of emotion. That's what Vancouver-born, Los-Angeles-based singer-songwriter/producer Loveclub addresses in his new track "Gone". While we are guided through the emotional turbulence of...