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Posts Tagged ‘California’

Klef Mikaydo: “Last Night” – a dense bouncy soundscape with unexpected harmonic twists

Klef Mikaydo who previously went under the moniker G.Klef, writes and produces all of his works, which he releases through his independent label EliteStar Empire. The Californian artist who started to compose music at the age o...


SelfishWays: “Codeine Fiend” – you’ll get swept up in its hedonistic narrative

SelfishWays is an American hip hop duo music group that is made up of two young talented brothers – Prince Riley who is 22 years old and King Riley who is 24. They were born in South Carolina and found themselves going ...



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Lyrics Of Two – You can feel the empathy that permeates the music

Lyrics Of Two have been building their off of creating profoundly beautiful music from subtle and unforced moments. Whether it was the wistful, stripped-down acoustic pop of “Mysteries”, or the gritty, rhythmic Americana ...



Audiobender: “Pour Me An Encore” – an incredible album from beginning to end!

Audiobender is an original Rock/Power Pop band from San Jose, California that was formed in 2012 by guitarist, singer-songwriter Jared Richard, who brought in longtime friends and former band-mates Paul Cingolani (bass) and Jef...


Marlena Anna: “Fuckin Real” – lots of fascinating sonic detours

Multi-talented Californian musician Marlena Anna, who also plays piano and guitar, has released her visceral love ballad, “Fuckin Real”, as a single. The song, about “transparency and the realness of being in love”, was...



Dubbrich: “Black Flag” – a rich body of work all around

Dubbrich, Born Arron J Collins in Los Angeles, California is an American rapper – producer noted for his smooth, uplifting sounds and life-inspiring lyrics. He lived in Lancaster, California during his childhood and teena...


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Intricate Folk: “Pride” ft. Yahz Chyld – a winning formula with nostalgic influences

Intricate Folk is a band based out of Southern California.  The group’s name is centered on the brand “Only IF” which translates, “Only Intricate Folk”.  The word “Folk” was chosen to describe the man or woman t...


The sheer rhythm of SUPADAMN’s lyrics is perfect, on point every time

In my own opinion the self-titled album by SUPADAMN provides something that many hip-hop artists and groups struggle to deliver. It is consistent, comprehensive, and dynamic. The theme of this album is present in every single t...



Masked Misiz: “Big Stacks” – reaching out to be the Alpha female in her genre

California native Gracie, also known as Masked Misiz, developed her alter ego with inspiration from your everyday superhero. “Masked Misiz represents the unleashing and protection of one’s inner identity”, says Gracie...


The Stillwinter: “The Beauty Within” – blend genres to create a great punk-pop-rock sound!

The Stillwinter is a four-piece punk-pop and rock band out of Redlands, California. Founded in late 2011 by front-man Kelly Tittor and guitarist Cameron Terry, the band currently consists of members Ian Kelly (vocals), Tim Bri...