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AUDIO: Man Random – “100%”

Power pop band Man Random have their third and final single for the year out today. This one is about being torn with committing to someone; you feel you have a lot in common but you also don’t want to make the same mistakes you’ve made in the past. This person deserves 100% from you so you’re weighing it out.

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VIDEO: Mark J. Soriano – “Been Better”

Rock artist Mark J. Soriano is out with a new single and video today. He’s shown exiting his house, excited to have a good day. But he just keeps running into trouble and getting into it with people. When his ex’s boyfriend goes after him, Mark gets fed up. The song is about figuring out for yourself what makes life

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AUDIO: Beach Burial – “A Home With an Eternal View”

Math rock duo Beach Burial are out with their final release as a project. It’s a two-song EP; “Nervous Creatures” wanders with curiosity and apprehension, as its title suggests. “Wheels Turning, Hands Grasping” is anxious and frantic yet focused and determined. Both tracks bring out different emotions and it’s a succinct last word from Beach Burial. We’re sad to see

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AUDIO: KennyHoopla – “ESTELLA Feat. Travis Barker”

KennyHoopla continues his massive strides this year with a new single featuring the drummer from Blink-182. Hoopla sings about being infatuated with a woman (Estella) with whom he’s just friends with, but he doesn’t like himself so it’ll be a risky endeavor being with her. He continues innovating his unique brand of artistry with this energetic pop punk tune; we’re

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AUDIO: Lo/st – “Windows”

Indie rockers Lo/st have a breakup song out today. It’s about the initial sting from the situation where you’re an absolute wreck from cutting ties. Featuring sorrowful harmonies and a somber piano melody, the song captivates the melancholy chill of ending that relationship while using windows that won’t shut as a metaphor. Lo/st have an EP coming out soon that

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AUDIO: Blacktop & Jacob Slade – “As Long As You’d Like”

Bedroom pop artists Blacktop and Jacob Slade teamed up for a song that warms us like a sunrise. It’s dreamy and bright while keeping its composure as the vocalists sing about wanting someone to stay with them all night. The tune’s reverb and shimmering guitars set the tone for intimacy so well; we hope these two guys have more to

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VIDEO: You Win!!! – “Shrap.nel”

The dark pop duo You Win!!! have the video out to their debut single. It’s a claymation directed and animated by Francesca Gomez, featuring a bird-like dinosaur with three eyes confronting a tiny worm-like creature, which seems to accept its fate while at the giant’s feet. It’s survival of the fittest, after all. We look forward to more music and

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AUDIO: Lifetime Achievement Award – “S/T”

Bedroom indie project Lifetime Achievement Award is out with a self-titled record. It presents itself like Jay Joslyn is inviting us into his personal diary. There’s introspective lyrics of self-discovery, nihilism, foolishness, and being in conflict with oneself. Many of the songs are short and succinct, like one vivid thought that Joslyn converts into intentional yet poetic songwriting. Highlight certainly

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