Monthly Archives: February 2021

AUDIO: M Pike – “Worthy”

London-based pop-rock musician M Pike is back, and he releases potentially his most groundbreaking track to date, ‘Worthy’. Cleverly M Pike leads the listener on a journey, and he starts with a gentle overture with only a guitar lead and bass rhythm accompanying his vocal. The preamble feels as though it will stay with a chilled theme throughout but unpredictable

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VIDEO: Travvy Trav – “Black Women”

Electronic producer Travvy Trav recently dropped a new song and video honoring Black women. Sampling Kamala Harris’ inaugural words, Trav has crafted a powerfully emotive banger that gets you on your feet dancing. The video features clips of Black women at protests, marches, and speeches as well as headshots of Black women in politics and pop culture such as Oprah

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SZNS brings a West Coast Sound to the 414

Judging from his music, you might not be able to tell that Andy Schmidt aka “SZNS” is from Milwaukee. His sound carries a sense of vulnerability with an upbeat tempo that reminds listeners of driving up and down the Pacific Coast Highway out west. His song “Comin’ Thru” is perhaps the best example as he writes: “PCH to Malibu you

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AUDIO: Bug Moment – “WORM”

Folk pop duo Bug Moment are newcomers in the Milwaukee scene. Their recent single is lovesick and delicate, consisting of a twinkling acoustic melody peppered with light electronics. There’s a sense of conflict between two people, but they’re communicating with melancholy honesty. The B-Side is an acoustic version of their song “Moth” from this past December. It’s a promising start

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AUDIO: Bandoleer Bacall – “Me and You and the Misty Blue”

Indie rockers Bandoleer Bacall have a new single out from their upcoming record “Lu Wave.” We feel like we’re on a California beach in the 1960’s; the song’s got a psychedelic edge and provocative riff coupled with Adam Jerome’s esoteric lyrics. We’re looking forward to hearing Bandoleer Bacall’s new record and the intriguing concepts sure to be on it.

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AUDIO: Rum Revere – “World’s Fair”

Electronic sampler artist Rum Revere has yet another compilation of tracks out. Brock Gourlie continues his smorgasbord of eccentric cuts that will alternately make you chuckle but get you grooving. He focuses a bit more on atmosphere and sonic space here, with some tracks taking a minimalist approach, and others feel like he’s playing in the middle of a huge

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