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Let go of your anxiety with ‘SG8*’

Let go of your anxiety with ‘SG8*’ Duckwrth releases new album articulating the perfect feeling of post pandemic vibes mixed with summer break

Gurleen Swaich May 17, 2022

Born in South Los Angeles, Jared Lee, better known by the stage name Duckwrth, his mother’s maiden name, is a graphic designer and art is everything to him. Setting the stage for his upcoming works,...

Half•Alive shows an alternative interpretation of raw emotions through their new music.Rating:A-Photo Credit: RCA Records

Taking a Ride Through Life with ‘Give Me Your Shoulders’ Synthesizing genuine feelings with their interpretive music

Gray Barranco April 1, 2022

Kickstarting their band in Long Beach, California, Half•Alive began making music together in 2016. Consisting of three members: Josh Taylor, Brett Kramer and J. Tyler Johnson, the band took an eleven-month...

Keb’ Mo’ releases an inspired album, reminiscing in his childhood. Incorporating classic blues with country, he appreciates his past through his vocals.

Sway With The Southern Blues of ‘Good To Be’ by Grammy Winner Keb’ Mo’ Combining blues, soul to share his childhood stories

Alyssa Rose February 17, 2022

Born in the early 50s, Kevin Moore established his musical career at the age of 21. He began as a guitarist and songwriter, and currently carries those skills into his music today, combining country, blues,...

Relax and smell the flowers with “The Time of the Foxgloves”

Relax and smell the flowers with “The Time of the Foxgloves” Michael Hurley releases his first album in 12 years

Ayma Malik February 14, 2022

Raised in Pennsylvania, Michael Hurley has been writing songs, comics, and magazines since the 1960s. He has been called the grandfather of the “freak folk” genre and was an essential influence to...

Publishing the second chapter to her story, Mereba releases R&B EP titled ‘AZEB’

Publishing the second chapter to her story, Mereba releases R&B EP titled ‘AZEB’ Filled with entrancing lyricism, intoxicating melodies

Gurleen Swaich February 3, 2022

“Aye, aye, it’s a war like every day / Keep my gold up in my safe / They won’t bring me to my knees” - this is a small glimpse into Mereba's newly released EP titled, “AZEB.”   Born...

Six Artists You Should Be Listening To: January 2022 Edition

Six Artists You Should Be Listening To: January 2022 Edition

Gray Barranco January 21, 2022

Looking to grow your music taste? Try listening to these unique artists. Six Artists - Jan by Gray Barranco

‘Collapsed Sunbeams’ sounds like storytelling backed with captivating beats and melodies.Rating:B+Image Credit Credit NME

Reminisce On The Past with ‘Collapsed Sunbeams’ Arlo Parker takes listeners to another dimension with life experiences

Madison Land December 13, 2021

Born and raised in Hammersmith, West London, Arlo Parker is a singer, songwriter and poet whose first musical debut was November of 2018 with the single “Cola.” It’s 2021, and Arlo just released...

Six Artists You Should Be Listening To: December 2021 Edition

Six Artists You Should Be Listening To: December 2021 Edition

Crystalyn Estabillo November 21, 2021

Does your playlist need some new tunes? Check out these melodious artists. Six artists by Crystalyn Nevaeh Estabillo [STUDENT]

Take in a deep breath, listen to Inhaler’s ‘It Won’t Always Be Like This’

Take in a deep breath, listen to Inhaler’s ‘It Won’t Always Be Like This’ Inhaler’s debut album tops charts with a confident indie rock sound

Ayma Malik November 16, 2021

In the last few years, Dublin-based rock band Inhaler has been gaining popularity in their hometown of Ireland, as well as internationally. The four-person band, named after lead singer Elijah Hewson’s...

Six Artists You Should be Listening to: November 2021 Edition

Six Artists You Should be Listening to: November 2021 Edition

Lily Gurdison November 3, 2021

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 Armani White dresses up as a firefighter for the cover of his new EP, “Things We Lost in the Fire,” embodying the one thing he wished to be at a tragic time in his life.Rating: A+Photo Credit: Armani White

Heal your way through trauma with ‘Things we lost in the fire’ Armani White releases new EP dedicated to tragic events, to gained angels

Gurleen Swaich November 1, 2021

Born in western Philadelphia, rapper Armani White suffered the loss of four family members due to a fire in 2006 and two more fires last year, one leaving him homeless and the other without his close friend....

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