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Emily Brown – “Unseen Girl”

The spitfire songwriting skills of Emily Brown idyllically take shape in her latest single, “Unseen Girl.” The Oakland-based songstress encapsulates a medley of pop and folk stylings, adding a rustic twang to her soaring melody lines and angelic vocal harmonies. This track centers around the unsettling discovery that the love of your life is holding out for…

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Buffalo Sex Change – “Creature”

Rochester rockabilly duo Buffalo Sex Change stir things up with a zesty new track, “Creature.” Their bluesy vocals and jangly guitar lines drive the track forward, invoking theatrical delivery and an extra zing. The track has some classic, shined up rock and roll elements, meeting gritty vaudevillian vibes with nostalgic affection. Lyrically, they mull over the harsh…

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New Me – “Something Green”

Hauntingly sunny indie pop band New Me crank out the synthesizer in their track “Something Green.” Their buzzing electronica is met with sun-bleached guitar lines, driving drum tracks, and ghostly vocals coated in reverb. It’s chock full of exciting contrasts that keep the listener on their toes, blending dream pop with synthwave and surf rock….

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Prophecy – “One of Us”

Atlanta native Prophecy uses kinetic beats and aloof lyricism as his own personal brand of catharsis in his latest track “One of Us.” Music has always been his favored coping mechanism, learning to spew catchy rhymes and thought-provoking phrases to navigate a difficult childhood and upbringing. This track in particular is a tongue and cheek…

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Tragedy Khadafi, BP – “Upper Echelon”

A soon-to-be iconic collaboration between Tragedy Khadafi and BP spawns the fierce new single, “Upper Echelon.” The NY natives spit bars like it’s a marathon – both unrelenting and expertly measured throughout the track’s entirety. Trag knows how to come up with gripping lyrics with real staying power, finding stark symbolism in their explicitness with lines like “Icepick…

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Fime – “Hover Hand”

Fuzz rock quartet Fime adopt a manta-like inflection in their recent track, “Hover Hand.” With a sound self-described as a mix of Weezer, Pavement, and the Pixies, the band churn and burn through gravely vocals, steadying drum work, and brassy distortion guitar. Lyrically, the song mulls over a depiction of scenes and imagery from the outside looking in….

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Pretty Normal – “Scamp”

Pretty Normal have really nailed the catchy melodic hook with this one. The band’s new single, “Scamp,” hits hard at the crossroads of slacker rock and fuzzy synth pop. For fans of Wavves and SWMRS, this could be your latest lo-fi fix. That initial misty falsetto is what draws you in, and the meandering, salient guitar…

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One South Lark – “Japanese Soda”

New Orleans four-piece One South Lark get introspective with their breakout single “Japanese Soda.” It’s got all the makings of a drowsy indie rock hit, featuring jangly rhythm guitar, kinetic drum work, and clarion vocal lines. Quietly brooding lyricism gives the track a slight edge, while musically it unfolds as lighthearted and easy on the ears. It’s…

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DD Walker – “Malibu”

With the end of the season all too quickly approaching, we can use all the summery vibes we can get. DD Walker’s breakout single “Malibu” is just what the doctor ordered, in the form of thrumming bass lines, exploratory guitar melodies, and lightly layered vocals that conjure comparisons to Walk The Moon’s earlier material. It’s…

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Neighbourhood Youth – “Stay Safe”

Melbourne’s Neighbourhood Youth match intricacy with angst in their new single “Stay Safe.” What starts out as a subdued track chock full of buoyant guitar melodies and introspective vocals quickly turns into a fiery and deliberate form of release, coated in a thick smog of distortion. It’s a driving hit not unlike the work of…

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