Tag Archives: Pop

Find Your Happy Place with TEFO’s ‘Blow Me Away’

TEFO is an abbreviation for Truth, Enlightenment, Freedom, and Opportunity. He’s a rising artist that gives openness, raw emotionality, and catchy wordplay through his music. TEFO has the talent of creating songs that provoke thought but also make you dance. TEFO has a unique sound that equally blends pop, afrobeat, reggae, and R&B. This comes from his initiative to honor

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AUDIO: CRLSS – “Memory Tap Scars”

Grunge pop duo CRLSS are out with a new record. In visceral display and soaked in reverb these songs reflect powerlessness, past traumas, nostalgic pain, and self-deprecation. Vocalist Ryan King has said this is his proudest work yet; he truly basks in guitar-driven neo-psychedelia that well accommodates his tortured lyrics about insidious demons. Like past releases, there’s plenty of electronic

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AUDIO: Before Nitrogen – “Dear Kenosha”

Indie pop trio Before Nitrogen’s new single is a love letter to Kenosha, WI, which has recently been the site of a tragic incident of police brutality against a black man. Vocalist Sean McGibany has family in Kenosha and had spent a lot of time there growing up, so he’s written about loving the area but being disappointed in what

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VIDEO: Bisca Rae – “Small Talk”

Alternative R&B artist Bisca Rae, formerly known as Liza Jane, is out with the video for her recent single “Small Talk.” Depicted in an early-20th-century black-and-white scene, she’s shown wearing a gown and curls and alternating between being on a corded phone, having drinks, and baking in the kitchen. The song is about having those talks with no change while

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AUDIO: Armon Hassan – “Rebel”

N43 Records artist Armon Hassan is out with yet another tune. Over a piano-driven melody he sings about inner pain and being a free spirit in order to escape from said pain. There’s a strong hip hop element but then the electronic bass kicks in with the chorus. It’s an attractive fusion once again from Armon Hassan – the dude

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