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CURRENT OBSESSION: SABRINA CLAUDIO

March 9, 2017

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Bob Marley once said (sang), “One good thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain.” At the risk of sounding melodramatic, I disagree. If anything, music makes you feel any and every emotion, changing with each track and your level of attention at that very moment. The lyricism, the unexpected chord strung that conjures up an emotion you were not expecting to feel that day. The break in the singers voice commanding your attention. Music is a feeling. Music is the ultimate feeling. Continue Reading…

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SXSW SPOTLIGHT: OVERCOATS

March 6, 2017

New York based duo, Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell aka Overcoats are the songwriting-harmonizing-electronic-folk-songstresses that dreams are made of. They describe their sound as “a sort of Chet Faker meets Simon & Garfunkel.” Their self-titled EP debuted in June of 2015, with a four song track-list. After embarking on a three-month tour playing noteworthy stops like Whelans in Dublin and a showcase at Longitude Festival, Overcoats continued songwriting and set out to make new music. Overcoats’ debut album, Young, is expected to release April 21st, 2017.

Today, the third single from their debut album, “Leave the Light On,” was released via Apple Music on Zane Lowe‘s Beats1 show. Overcoats will be going on tour this month in support of recently discovered musical genius, Maggie Rogers.

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NEW ALBUM ALERT: BEACH FOSSILS

March 3, 2017

Brooklyn boiz, Beach Fossils, are back with exciting news about the release of their third LP, Somersault, coming out June 2nd. Along with the announcement of their new album, they have shared the first entrancing new single, “This Year.” A press release for the track quotes Beach Fossils’ Dustin Payseur, saying it’s “about facing mistakes you’ve made, aiming to work on it and better yourself, but ending up making the same mistakes again. It’s kind of an endless loop. People always aim to make New Year’s resolutions, get a fresh start, but ultimately fall back into these old band habits.” Continue Reading…

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LISTEN UP: CELESTE

February 28, 2017

Photo Credit: Celeste’s Facebook

Brighton’s Celeste, has recently released her second track Milk & Honey via Lily Allen‘s Bank Holiday Records. Her EP is set to release 3/10/17.

Los Angeles born, Celeste and her mom headed back to the UK, where her mother is from, when she was just three years old. Continue Reading…

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