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Brant Jackson shares must-hear debut EP, Phases

Phases EP is out via 237 Label Rising multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter Brant Jackson has released his debut EP, Phases, alongside a heartfelt music video for his lead single, “Sacrifice.” On “Sacrifice,” Brant discusses feelings of anxiety. He recognizes changes are happening and deep down knows he’ll need to sacrifice certain things, such as his relationship,...

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Chromatica Ranked: See Our Favorites from Lady Gaga

Chromatica is out now via Interscope Records: Stream Lady Gaga has finally shared her sixth studio album, Chromatica. The 16-track effort features three cinematic interludes and loosely strives to lure listeners into an alternate universe where Mother Monster is the empress of uncharted territories. While the theme does not always remain fully intact, Gaga’s highly-anticipated return to electropop...

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“Rain On Me” by Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande: Track Review

Chromatica is out May 29th on Interscope Records There’s usually a sense of renewal that accompanies rainfall. Whether metaphorically or otherwise, rain can signify coveted new beginnings. For Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, two artists that have weathered significant tribulations on the path to global stardom, their collaboration “Rain On Me” is beyond a fitting...

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Duke Dumont – “Duality” – Album Review

Duality is out today on Virgin EMI/Astralwerks For over a decade, Duke Dumont has allowed his potent music to speak for itself. From first smashing public consciousness in the early 2010s, to now, with the arrival of his first opus, Duality, Dumont has time and again proven his distinct ability to compose cathartic and provocative...

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The 5 Best Tracks From All Time Low’s “Wake Up, Sunshine”

Wake Up, Sunshine is out via Fueled By Ramen Three years following their last album, All Time Low finally dropped their eighth studio album Wake Up, Sunshine on April 3rd. On this new LP, the Baltimore-natives return to their pop-punk roots while still creating refreshing, new music. Packed with charisma, positivity, and fun lyrics, Wake...

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Jhené Aiko – ‘Chilombo’ – Album Review

Chilombo is out via ArtClub/ARTium/Def Jam In March, Jhené Aiko released her third studio album, Chilombo. The album title refers to the singer’s last name and features various songs about her relationship with rapper, Big Sean. While “Triggered (freestyle)” and “None of Your Concern” refer directly to their breakup and her mental health – the...

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The Weeknd — “After Hours” — Album Review

After Hours is out via Republic Records Abel Tesfaye AKA The Weeknd is back with his hugely anticipated album, After Hours, his first full-length since 2016’s Starboy. Unlike Starboy, which drifted deep into glam pop territory, his latest release returns to the dark, moodiness of 2012’s Trilogy. The release that arguably cemented Tesfaye as the...

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REVIEW: Tchami @ Echostage – 03/06/20 [PHOTOS]

See photos from Tchami’s Elevation Tour Everyone knows catching Tchami live is beyond a sacred experience. From the opening dramatic organs that filled Echostage’s magical space with exuberance, until the very last drop of the night,  not a single body was still as the French DJ launched an exquisitely curated set.   Despite having just...

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REVIEW: HOAX – “More Than You Know” [STREAM]

“More Than You Know” is out via KIDinaKORNER Indie-pop duo HOAX returns with “More Than You Know,” a passionately nostalgia-led track that examines the dichotomies between the traditional practice of arranged marriages and the widespread use of matchmaking algorithms and dating apps.   Concocting a magical sound that feels like glowing 60s summer pop, the...

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REVIEW: Tove Lo @ The Fillmore Silver Spring – 02/07/20 [PHOTOS]

Sunshine Kitty is out on Island Records Swedish artist Tove Lo always delivers the best high-energy performances. Following the September 2019 release of her fourth studio album, Sunshine Kitty, the pop singer-songwriter stopped at The Fillmore Silver Spring for an insane show.   One thing I’ve always loved about Tove Lo is that she doesn’t...

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