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Author: Stevie Ervay

Song + Video Premiere: Martha Hill, “Blindfold”

"Blindfold" is an exceptionally honest track. The song - and the video - are presented rather bare; a voice to listen to, a face to see. There aren't many distractions from Newcastle-based artist Martha Hill's gripping voice. Subtle, but strong, the song is packed with

Song Premiere: Pala Zolo, “Up North”

 Lawrence, Kansas electronic project Pala Zolo is at it again with their third single, "Up North". The brainchild of multi-instrumentalist Eric Davis, Pala Zolo has a knack for weaving complex tapestries of sound, exploring and experimenting with depth and dynamic. "Up North" is no

Song Premiere: Jordan Sommerlad, “Shake Me”

 Press play and your toe is already tapping. That won’t stop, better get used to it. “Shake Me”, the first single from New York-based singer/songwriter Jordan Sommerlad's impending debut album Your Favorite Palindrome, spends its four-and-a-half minutes expelling an anxious energy. “Shake Me” is

Song Premiere: Kleptokrat, “Kleptocito”

 Kleptokrat hits the ground running full speed on their latest single, "Kleptocito". The jazzy jam is instantly groovable from the second you press play. Cheeky horns play call-and-response with some exceptionally clean guitar. Soon enough, the saxophone bursts onto the scene, singing and scatting,

Album Review: Lazy Projector, ‘evoco’

I can only assume that the name Lazy Projector is a nod to avante-garde singer-songwriter Andrew Bird, an artist that brings full, layered sound to his poetic approach to songwriting. I’d even assume that a lot of that approach found it’s way in to Aaron

Song Premiere: Parkway & Columbia, “Superior”

Parkway & Columbia casts a line, and immediately you're hooked on their latest single, "Superior". With some serious influence from American Football - and musical glimpses from other midwest emo greats, the gentle, somewhat mathy, guitar riffs carry an almost calming tone to them. Keys

Song Premiere: Tara Velarde, “Something Bad”

Portland songstress Tara Velarde returns with the exceptionally groovy and soulful track, "Something Bad". The pop artist boasts a full, sultry voice throughout the song and exploding into a strong bombastic finish. Velarde's impeccable voice will definitely make a mark on the listener. Beneath her