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Powfu talks EP, tell me your feelings and i won’t tell you mine: Interview

tell me your feelings and i won’t tell you mine is out now on Columbia Records. Few artists are spearheading the flourishing mainstreaming of lo-fi hip-hop like Canadian rapper, singer-songwriter, and producer Powfu. A genre that has sprouted in earnest over the last decade, last year’s international hit “death bed (coffee for your head)” was...

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Elohim talks new project, Journey to the Center of Myself: Firefly Interview

Journey to the Center of Myself, Vols. 1 and 2, is available now: Stream Since emerging in the mid-2010s, singer-songwriter and producer Elohim has consistently unveiled a trove of reflective, revelatory, and downright irresistible tracks documenting her self-discovery, relationship and journey with mental health, and metamorphosis as a person, all while empowering fans to take...

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JORDY talks debut album and song, “If He’s In Your Bed”: Firefly Interview

JORDY’s debut album is due in November via 300 Ent. In February, one of pop’s newest rising voices, JORDY, had a breakthrough moment on TikTok with his song, “Long Distance,” in which he shares that he’d rather be physically distant from someone he has a connection with than date a nearby, emotionally unavailable guy. Quickly...

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Aluna on ‘Renaissance’ and revolutionizing dance music: Firefly Interview

Renaissance is out now via Mad Decent: Stream Aluna is on a mission to make the dance community more inclusive. Embarking on her solo endeavor at the height of the pandemic, the iconic AlunaGeorge songstress is exploring an ‘Afrofuturist’ and highly personal era of her art while also highlighting fellow BIPOC creators and attempting to...

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Premiere: Sylvan Paul – ‘The Places You Go’ EP [Interview]

The Places You Go EP is out now on Cool.Cool.Cool: Stream There’s inherent loneliness to the human condition, but experimental New York artist Sylvan Paul leans into the abyss of solitude on his latest single, “The Places You Go,” rather than shying from its magnitude. Released today on Cool.Cool.Cool. is Paul’s two-track EP by the...

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Orla Gartland talks debut album, Woman on the Internet: Interview

Woman on the Internet is out via New Friends: Stream On Friday, multi-hyphenate indie powerhouse Orla Gartland unveiled her long-awaited debut album, Woman on the Internet. The 11-track project is a culmination of nearly a decade of music-making but contains many firsts for Gartland, who has been developing her newfound love for production since 2020’s...

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Dasha spills on “Talk,” “Nervous,” and debut album: Interview

“TALK” out now via Quadio Records Rising pop artist Dasha is back with a new release, “TALK,” that finds her snappin’ necks with an infectious melody and unapologetic, honest lyrics. The song – about a relationship with a guy playing mind games – is a synth-pop scorcher and a major moment leading to her debut...

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RMR by Matt Torres for Soundazed at Lollapalooza

RMR talks new song “Vibes” and debut album: Lolla Interview

Drug Dealing Is A Lost Art is out on Warner/CMNTY Mystery sells, and hip-hop newcomer RMR is chockfull of it. As his name rumor suggests, there’s little known and much speculated about the ski-mask-wearing artist that went viral with his song “RASCAL” in February 2020. Indulgently unique, catchy, and known for its interpolation of Rascal Flatts,...

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Zachary Knowles talks debut album, tendency to be a loner: Interview

tendency to be a loner is out via FADER Label Today, rising singer-songwriter Zachary Knowles unveils his long-awaited debut album, tendency to be a loner. On the project, Knowles is introspective with colorful wordplay (“ttbal,” “introvert”) while also exploring various topics of love (“johnny & june”), heartbreak (“no good at love”), longing (“let you go”),...

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Jessie Reyez talks ‘Suicide Squad’ and debut album: Lolla Interview

Before Love Came To Kill Us is out via FMLY/Island Records Canadian-Colombian songstress Jessie Reyez hit the Lollapalooza stage as a surprise guest during Grandon‘s set. The duo recently released “Rain,” a song created for the new Suicide Squad film that is out in theaters today. Over the last few years, Jessie has made a...

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