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raic, multiplicity

Experimental improv musical group Richmond Avant Improv Collective (RAIC) - comprised of Samuel Goff, Abdul Hakim-Bilal, Erik Schroeder, Zoe Olivia-Kinney, and Laura Marina - released their new album Multiplicity on Friday, and we've got your first listen below....

angelo de augustine, tomb

If you're looking for some new tunes to keep you occupied on this beautiful, flurry-filled midwest day (we don't care about your awesome weather everywhere else), then Angelo De Augustine has a new album titled Tomb you should really get your ears on. The title track...

tallies, tallies

Today, Toronto indie pop four piece Tallies - comprised of Sarah Cogan, Dylan Frankland, Cian O'Neill, and Stephen Pitman - released their highly anticipated 11-track, self-titled stunner. We haven't been this excited about new music Friday in quite a while, and we're...

r e l, “nanagrams”

Los Angeles-based "evoca-pop" artist R E L is providing quite the ambiance for our 2019 via her track "Nanagrams". The accompanying visual utilizes a contrast of light and dark to bring both an ethereal aesthetic to the project, as well as a sense of struggle. The...

emarosa, “don’t cry”

Alternative collective Emarosa - expertly comprised of Bradley Scott Walden, ER White, Robert Joffred, and Matthew Marcellus - is back and bringing the heat with the official music video for "Don't Cry". The song itself is off their upcoming album Peach Club, due out...

sean pawling, “rio grande”

Los Angeles-based alt-folk rock musician Sean Pawling has released his enigmatic new track "Rio Grande", a soundscape that seems to span across the Rio Grande itself. Sprawling, fun instrumentals run the gamut while Pawling's vocals bring you a sense of ease and...

sophie strauss, “i was”

Dial up internet noises in the beginning, and we're already in love. Sophie Strauss' new video for "I Was" captures the visuals in a very ethereal and light way, much like the vocal delivery. The song itself is an introspective anecdote, while Strauss susses out the...

jane willow, onward still

As you lean slowly into the gentle and mellifluous soundscape of Jane Willow's Onward Still, your mind starts to wander, and wonder what the inspiration for this work of art exactly was. From the first caress of vocals in "Onward Still", to the last defining, harmonic...

lily & madeleine, “just do it”

If you're looking for some inspiration in the new year - and trust us, we all are - then Indiana-based sister duo Lily & Madeleine (Jurkiewicz) have what you need. Their new track "Just Do It" dances a fine line between edgy - with their dares to take chances...

aok, “back burner”

In October of last year, electro-pop duo AOK released their high energy track "Back Burner". They're still turning up the hype on the track, which led effortlessly into their most recent EP Waves. Though they hail from Grand Rapids, MI, the duo - comprised of AngelaB...

best of december 2018: music videos

Everybody's done with those gnarly "Best Of" lists, correct? No? Oh, we didn't post our favorite music videos of the month quite yet? Alright. You've got us. We took a few (much needed) days out of rotation, and we feel like we are already behind on everything!...

our fire | hits that stick

We chose the title of this playlist in honor of the late Dolores O'Riordan who's hit song we still sing almost daily. It's so haunting. The other songs on the list are literally just our favorite songs out right now! Dermot Kennedy is an incredible breakthrough talent...

holy white hounds, say it with your mouth

As if the cover art weren't enough to draw you in - HELLOOOOO Earle Rock Studios -, Holy White Hounds' sophomore full-length release is absolutely extraordinary. Blending in the signature "eff you" style that they established with 2016's Sparkle, Sparkle, Say It With...

beatrix sky, “love drug”

We made it through the holidays, and for some of us that means winding down a bit. For others, that means revving back up the productivity. (Hello, running a publication!) In either case, Beatrix Sky's latest track "Love Drug" is the perfect soundtrack to make the...