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AUDIO: Oliver Low – “21 Days”

Singer-songwriter Oliver Low is out with a new single today. He stated that the song came a long way since he first wrote it in January. It’s a piano tune with instrumentation gradually added in each section, climaxing with a guitar solo toward the end. Low compares someone to a flame, singing of being set on fire by the heartbreak

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AUDIO: Satori IV – “Vintage Prada”

Hip hop artist Satori IV’s latest single makes great use of auto-tune and super heavy bass. He lays down bars about feeling irreplaceable, the importance of loyalty, and feeling his aggression go down when he’s with a special someone. It may only be just over two minutes, but the seasoned rapper makes good use of that time with honesty and

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AUDIO: Tru West FT. Mudy – “Out the Way”

R&B singer-songwriter Tru West teamed up with hip hop artist Mudy for a new joint this week. It’s about knowing your worth and being too good to get played by someone; if you mess with either of them, you’re only playing yourself because you’ll end up coming back and they’ll do okay without you. Or, you can be a real

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AUDIO: Aggie Silver – “I (O)was Better With You”

Aggie Silver is a young bedroom pop artist who appeared on the map this summer with her debut single. She made it in a music production course; she sings of having uncertainty in life but someone or something is making her feel okay. It’s got a syrupy electronic melody as Silver’s vocals soar with angelic gentleness. There’s samples of laughter,

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AUDIO: Astral Hand – “Navigator”

Psychedelic space rockers Astral Hand have a boatload of music they’ve been sitting on, and they’ve treated us to a new single this week. Get ready to drift into uncharted celestial bodies with your intergalactic crew – this track embarks us on a heavy odyssey through space and time. We don’t know if or when we’ll land, but the band

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AUDIO: Slamhaus – “Seventeen (feat. Tommy Walton)”

Trip hop artist Slamhaus teamed up with rapper Tommy Walton for a new single. Over a blurry, dreamy beat Walton raps about being in a better place than he’s ever been. He’s not quite sure what direction he’s going on but he’s optimistic and excited about where he ends up. It’s a feel-good track about always trusting your plan. We

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Llich – “Werewolves on my Mind”

Lo-fi pop artist llich is out with a new single. He personifies the titular mythical creature, sharing a visceral description of becoming one himself. It’s got an experimental quality; the guitar triumphantly gallops as the industrial rhythm booms behind it. Charlie Hoehnen’s vocals are fittingly haunting. It’s a solid piece from llich and we look forward to more from him

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AUDIO: Lyrid – “Seminary Wood Shrine”

Elisabeth Gasparka of Warhola Cats recently began a new “prairie pop” project, Lyrid. Her first single is a romantic tale; she tells the story of a man she loved and compares their journey together to a woodland venture, going down the path “where the woods ate the light post.” She’s got a solid lineup of musicians behind her; Josh Evert

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