mid – “Dirty Blonde”

mid – “Dirty Blonde”

Is it surfy? Is it shoegazy? We’re not sure, but we’re loving the energy coming from mid. The trio, based in Alexandra, VA is high school aged(!) (with one outsider named Throb), and they are making an incredible amount of washy noise with latest single...
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Madge – “notss”

Madge – “notss”

Every now and then we need our hyperpop fix, and non-binary artist Madge is the artist to do it for us most recently. Having written for/collaborated with artists as varied as Pussy Riot and Portugal. The Man, it’s no surprise that “notss” is a...
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Jason Nolan – “Cantonese Dream”

Jason Nolan – “Cantonese Dream”

“Cantonese Dream” is the lead single off of Jason Nolan’s upcoming LP, Pink Sky in the Real World. His unique blend of bedroom-pop compositions bring a dulcet, incredibly calming voice with a healthy dose of chill wave thrown in. The bass track...
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Mise en Scene – “Burn Out”

Mise en Scene – “Burn Out”

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from Winnipeg-based act Mise en Scene (ICYMI, we covered them all the way back in 2017). Don’t be fooled by their Canadian roots – this duo pumps out sugary surf-pop that blends vintage Beach Boys roots with...
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The Rocket Summer – “M4U”

The Rocket Summer – “M4U”

If you’re a millennial of a certain age like me, you might remember the mid-00s… More specifically, the sun-soaked emo-pop coming from Bryce Avery, aka The Rocket Summer. Those were good times, but like any good artist, Avery refuses to sit still, and...
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Jake Minch – “Handgun”

Jake Minch – “Handgun”

20-year-old Connecticut native Jake Minch embodies our misspent youth here on latest single, “handgun.” With nothing more than a voice, an acoustic guitar, and some atmospherics, Jake brings us back to our college days (not that we’re too OLD to...
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Thavoron – “Why”

Thavoron – “Why”

Get ready to be inexplicably crushed by Seattle-based artist Thavoron – the 22-year-old has crafted a slice of indie/folk/emo called “Why” that is goosebump-inducing. Reminiscent of emo acts like The Hotelier or indie-folksters like Alex G,...
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Salarymen – “Echoes”

Salarymen – “Echoes”

Sydney’s Salarymen strike a perfect balance between retro and contemporary on their latest dream-pop track, “Echoes.” At the forefront is vocalist Renee de la Motte’s beautiful vocal delivery – it lays overtop a bed of warbly guitar...
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Buck St. Thomas- “Quiet Thrills”

Buck St. Thomas- “Quiet Thrills”

Hailing from Rhode Island, Buck St. Thomas brings us a crispy indie ditty of a track in “Quiet Thrills.” With just the right mix between melancholy and hopeful; his voice croons betwixt a nice sliding acoustic guitar and simple piano chords. As the track...
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Dawn Park – “What It Was”

Dawn Park – “What It Was”

New York based duo Dawn Park started off, as told on the band’s Instagram “origin story”, something like this: *video of rough version of melody* “basically just making real estate loops” “I love it” “Yeah yeah. Loop...
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Sarah Coolidge – “Ice Pack”

Sarah Coolidge – “Ice Pack”

“Ice Pack” is the lead single from Bay Area Sarah Coolidge’s upcoming debut album, Call Me When You Get There. Currently residing in the Bay Area, this is Sarah’s second song written about an injury, the first being her 2020 single...
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The Landing – “This Way”

The Landing – “This Way”

Looking for an out of this world trippy soundscape? Look no further than The Landing’s “This Way” off of their upcoming debut album Beautiful Human, Beautifully Human. Bringing a pop-forward track with some hip hop beats snuck in for extra flavor,...
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