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Winter at The Hi Hat, LA

Native LA band Winter played the Hi Hat in LA this week, a homecoming from their most recent tour around the US. Winter, the project of Samira Winter, plays dreamy indie rock with a touch of grunge and humor that comes across in songs like “Jaded”, which is about the cliches of the music scene […]

Rozes at the Resident

On Friday, pop-powerhouse Rozes performed at the Resident in Downtown Los Angeles all the way from Philadelphia. The vocalist and songwriter is most well known for writing and singing the song “Roses” by the Chainsmokers, and has collaborated with many artists including Cash Cash, Big Gigantic, and Logic to create infectious pop songs with lush […]

Live Review: Fyfe at Omeara

Fyfe performed a sold-out show at Omeara in London last night. The show followed a November cancellation which reassigned all tickets to last night’s gig. Fyfe brings together a range of styles, with the main unifying trait of his latest album Control (2015) being satisfyingly synchronized percussive backdrops. His supporting vocalist covered the solo in “Belong” (originally […]

Motel Mozaique 2017 in Photos

Motel Mozaique, a music and art festival in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, celebrated its 17th year this year. Featuring musical acts from the US, UK, and across Europe, Motel Mozaique hosted concerts across venues around the city over April 7th and 8th. Standout performers included retro-rockers the Lemon Twigs, who treated audiences to an acoustic […]

Circa Waves: Your New Favorite British Indie Band

Circa Waves, a British indie rock band from Liverpool, played the O2 Forum in support of their latest album Different Creatures, released on March 10. Between Different Creatures and their debut album Young Chasers, their music ranges from more upbeat rock that soundtracks summer drives to the beach (“Get Away”, “T-Shirt Weather”) to  garage-rock inspired […]

Introducing: Dom McAllister

Take jazz-infused beats a la GriZ, silky smooth R&B vocals, and a dose of lyrical optimism and you’ll get Dom McAllister. This young rising star from London has released two tracks- the optimistic “Walking” and funky “In Time”- via Ragamuffin Music, a publishing company launched by artist and writer JinJin (who penned hits for Jess […]

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