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AUDIO: Tomatillo – “Tomatillo”

Jazz-rockers Tomatillo disbanded some time ago, but not before they recorded a three-song EP that’s finally out today. These songs touch on adversity, love and personal experiences that others won’t quite understand, driven by melodies that have lots of personality and passionate vocals that project from the soul. Get groovy to the genuine, heartwarming spirit of Tomatillo.

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AUDIO: Painted Caves – “The Machine Demands A Sacrifice”

Psych rock group Painted Caves released their first single of 2023. This tune is performed with over fifteen different instruments and conjures a picture of lovers removed from one another. There’s a B-side Fluoxetine dance remix of the song as well, featuring additional lyrics and nearly ten minutes of instrumentation. The wonderful cast of musicians behind bandleader Ali Lubbad features

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AUDIO: Nawia Horda – “Horns of Triumph”

Nawia Horda is the black-pagan metal project of Voloslav, known for being industrial-witch house producer Plvgues. He’s got his debut Nawia Horda EP out now, and it’s three tracks that find him embracing Slavic influences and atmospheric soundscapes. Utilizing dulcimer as a calm-before-the-storm mechanism before the clouds of guitar and rhythm come crashing in, harboring demonic screams that radiate into

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AUDIO: Docx & BIG PHARMA – “AHHHHHHH!!!”

Artist-producers Docx and BIG PHARMA teamed up for a new EP. Get ready to embark on a surreal and mischievous excursion through sonic experimentation – these five tracks are each entirely in their own lane, yet they form an extraordinary collage of textures and ideas. The duo incorporates elements of industrial, hyperpop and danceable electronica, complete with contributions from fellow

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AUDIO: Doormouse – “Breakcore”

Veteran electronic artist Doormouse released a new EP out on Rotterdam-based PRSPCT Recordings. As the title suggests, this EP features six heroic tracks of pounding drum & bass, sharp breakbeats, variably humorous samples and caffeinated tempos. Doormouse is one to throw listeners into a wild and whimsical headspace with his compositions, and “Breakcore” is one hell of a frantic, fun

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AUDIO: Kendraplex – “Live in a Car”

Experimental artist Kendraplex released a new single last week. Taking an ambient pop approach, this tune’s lush synth substratum and dreamy vocals create a hypnotizing atmosphere, with distorted guitar introduced periodically to add to the fantastical soundscape. The title is pretty self-explanatory; the lyrics describe what it’d be like living in your vehicle with your lover. Kendraplex ponders the nomadic

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AUDIO: Puerto Wiccan – “Neon”

Hip hop artist Puerto Wiccan has officially kicked off her 2023 with a new single. It’s a bouncy one finding her rapping about having untouchable status, carrying class like no other and running up money that others wouldn’t dream of. Puerto Wiccan’s approach is sharp and uncompromising; she has fun with her flexes but with catchy hooks that invite the

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