What began as a cyber-punk experimental project has emerged as the GOJI genre, as pioneered by electronic musician NK Riot. The GOJI genre was conceptualized by NK Riot out of a desire to not be lumped into the category of “EDM” but to explore multi-dimensional electronic music through […]
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Aria lives in Silver Lake, Los Angeles with her two cats and two roommates who actually own and care for the cats. She received her B.A. in Sociology from Southeastern Louisiana University and the degree itself now sits in the back of her closet gathering dust. She can usually be found haunting the Echoplex or Charles Bukowski's old hangout, the Smog Cutter. She isn't very friendly but would give you the shirt off her back if you asked, depending on which shirt it is.
Ontario-based producer/rapper/poet Khadeem Hamilton, known artistically as K-HAM CA released his latest mixtape titled ASTRO TRAVELING 2 in May 2017. Like his earlier projects released between 2011 and now, this latest collection of songs has a mature sound and you can tell Khadeem has studied his hip-hop history, […]
Japanese artist Takahiro’s breakbeat project DUGO has released a dynamic and emotional new album titled Linga Franca. Since the late 90’s, guitarist Takahiro Izutani is most widely known for his avant-garde band “Happy Family”, who released three alums together. The group released Minimal Gods in 2014, which was […]
Griffin Washburn’s newest project Goth Babe released “Early Mornings” in April of 2017. Originally from New York, Goth Babe blossomed when Washburn moved from Memphis to Nashville, TN in 2016 and compiled an accompanying band of friends asked to play live shows with Washburn. Formerly the frontman of The Lagoonas, […]
Undoubtedly, the early 2000’s were a heyday for the genre known as “emo” – an amalgamation of post-hardcore, pop-punk, alternative rock and indie pop with sprinkled elements of synth and new wave. Eventually, the term “emo” spanned across all facets of popular culture including fashion and behavior. The stereotypical […]
You may remember Francesca Milazzo’s mashup of Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd’s “Young and High“, which was featured on Girl Underground Music in March. Her antique style coupled with a tackling of contemporary music caught our attention immediately for the raw emotion in her voice and delivery. Now […]
With a haunting certainty, Fifi Rong’s latest single will embed itself in your head after hearing it just once. The beat is demanding and the lyrics pleading, when combined they accentuate the message of desire and heartbreak that is thematically central to the song. The London-based Fifi Rong […]
With the smooth retro whisper of a Sunday morning, soul artist Danii Roundtree sweetens our morning coffee with her newest single ‘Crave’. Certainly, Danii Roundtree is a multi-faceted powerhouse of beauty and talent, holding the title of Miss New York USA 2008 and competing in the Miss USA […]
Some songs are intended to be listened to alone in your car at night or in your headphones as you ride the train alone. They stir the pools of your memory and bring forgotten things to the surface. Bent Denim’s newest release “All My Friends Are Dead” conjures up the […]
LISTEN: American High Delivers Anti-War Manifesto on Debut Album ‘Bones in the Attic, Flowers in the Basement’
Feel-good 70’s inspired pop music isn’t a lost art. The idea that music as an art form can be directed to making a political statement is still a popular outlet for the frustrations artists feel towards the current political climate. In an age where many, many people are […]