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dadalú, el mapa de los días

Solo Chilean artist Dadalú has a lot to say and uncover through her new album El mapa de los días. While her tracks dive into themes like women’s issues and neoliberalism within Chile, her creative process for making music amplifies the commitment and passion Dadalú...

nomadic firs, memory weeks

Nomadic Firs was hard at work on another project when he decided to change course with the onset of the pandemic.  That new project became his album, Memory Weeks, a glimpse of hope amongst all the hopelessness.  “Captain Hammock” starts out with a simple guitar and...

talena bricker, “done no wrong”

I'm not sure a more poignant song could have been released during this time. As many of us wait for some pretty important results, we haven't lost hope. Talena Bricker's new track "Done No Wrong" meanders along beautifully with a country-laced composition just...

30, the introspects of a psycho

On Introspects of a Psycho, Massachusetts-born artist, 30, successfully combines rap and hip-hop with pop to tell stories about being human amidst the societal constructs we face.  When it begins, we hear “Your Skin Crawls”, a sort of pick-me-up that serves to...

algiers, “cleveland 2020”

Back in 2017, Algiers released “Cleveland”, in which lead singer Franklin James Fisher takes an opportunity to list the names of black people who were either killed by police or who had suspicious circumstances surrounding their death.  Now, they have released a...

wesley schultz, vignettes

Wesley Schultz isn’t just the co-founder The Lumineers.  He is a brilliant performer with the ability to bring songs to life in his own way.  He proves this on his debut solo album, Vignettes.  It may be shocking to find out that his first full length...

whoa dakota, “baggage”

Nashville’s indie pop scene songsmith Jessica Ott, who performs as Whoa Dakota just released the music video for her single “Baggage”. The song is all about establishing self-respect through vulnerability in a relationship. Her influence and purpose of this song comes...

eliyya lane, “drippin'”

Pour yourself a glass of wine and get ready to hit play on Eliyya Lane’s hypnotizing new single, “Drippin’”.  You will feel a rush of calm energy come over you as you indulge in this soothing ballad.  It is almost as if it was created for the specific...

for today… music

I have sent letters. I have donated to organizations. I have studied the issues. I have had discussions. I have listened. I have voted. I have worn a mask and socially distanced since March 15th. Now, I will listen to music. On room speakers, not my earbuds. Albums,...

irene skylakaki, “sutherland avenue”

Rainy car rides in the fall could use more songs like Irene Skylakaki’s “Sutherland Avenue”.  Complete with emotional lyrics and a gentle sway-like melody, it makes you want to embark on a journey of self-discovery of sorts, searching for all the answers as to...

miloe, greenhouse

As winter nears, Miloe wanted to shine a light on his brisk state of Minnesota with his new EP, Greenhouse.  He wastes no time working up the sunshine, either.  The opening track, “Winona” is a bright and optimistic tune that relies on youthfulness to give the...

jenny march, “all in”

As Jenny March gears up to release her EP, she steers right down the lane of 90s pop for her electrifying single, “All In”.  This aesthetic comes from her growing up as a 90s kid, bringing to the table all of the music and style from the decade and allowing them to...

imaginary people, “1999 – just vote”

New York City-based band, Imaginary People, are pleased to present their new single “1999 - Just Vote” as a public service message to encourage fans to get out and vote. You guessed right - it’s a Prince Cover and you didn’t know you need it until you listen to it....