‘More Giraffes’ and ‘Figs Vision’ Transform The Hi Hat into a Weird and Whimsical Synth-Pop Wonderland

On August 21st, 2019 More Giraffes and Figs Vision entertained LA with a show organized by “We Found New Music” at The Hi Hat. More Giraffes is an LA based synth-pop duo known for their chill vibes and carefree pop tracks. Their music is their playground and they are always excited to share it with you. Last night they welcomed us into that playground with … Continue reading ‘More Giraffes’ and ‘Figs Vision’ Transform The Hi Hat into a Weird and Whimsical Synth-Pop Wonderland

Max Reichert Releases Chilling New Single, “Shaking”, After Winning His Battle With Bone Cancer

Max Reichert is a soon to be LA based singer-songwriter from Columbus, OH. His powerful music and meaningful lyrics cannot easily be summarized into one genre and are best described through his writing style. Max prefers to draw creative influence from whatever music he is vibing with in the moment. This gives his music a unique spontaneity that many artists strive for and struggle to … Continue reading Max Reichert Releases Chilling New Single, “Shaking”, After Winning His Battle With Bone Cancer

Entrancing Producer Duo, Midnight Kids, Release Music Video for Original Song “Those Were the Days” with Co-Writer Jared Lee

Midnight Kids is a master producer duo made up of Dylan Lee and Kyle Girard. They are widely known for their alluring remixes and have gained support from popular acts such as Gryffin, The Chainsmokers, and Shaun Frank. They released their first original work “Find Our Way” in 2018 and their momentum hasn’t slowed from there. Last week they debuted a music video for their … Continue reading Entrancing Producer Duo, Midnight Kids, Release Music Video for Original Song “Those Were the Days” with Co-Writer Jared Lee

‘My Vision’ by Cold Lands Is Tight, Atmospheric Prog Rock

‘My Vision’ by Cold Lands is a precise, deeply atmospheric take on progressive rock. The band is described as, “an atmospheric rock project in which,” bandleader Alexandre Martorano “writes, composes and performs.” Martorano started the band after attending, “a classical music school where he studied classical guitar for eight years.” He “began writing his first compositions in 2004.” This is an impressive track. The way … Continue reading ‘My Vision’ by Cold Lands Is Tight, Atmospheric Prog Rock

‘Gnetik Pt. 2’ by Bknott and Kudoz Bridges Classic and Modern Rap Trends

‘Gnetik Pt. 2’ by Bknott and Kudoz is bouncy, fast-paced rap with a surprisingly chilled vibe. The beat on here does a great job of fusing classic approaches with a more modern technique and composition. It pays homage to classic New York hip-hop acts like Wu Tang Clan and Mobb Deep through its crispy keys-oriented sampling. Under that, the composition and broader vibe could be … Continue reading ‘Gnetik Pt. 2’ by Bknott and Kudoz Bridges Classic and Modern Rap Trends

Papaya Tree’s ‘Youth’ Is High-Energy Australian Rock with a Jazzy Take

Papaya Tree’s ‘Youth’ is some smooth alternative rock with clean, decidedly eighties approach. Since its “conception almost two years ago, the six-piece outfit,” is releasing this as its third single. “Following their last releases, they [have] sold out” several venues, “and are currently touring around with Sex on Toast.” Continue reading Papaya Tree’s ‘Youth’ Is High-Energy Australian Rock with a Jazzy Take

Elemantra’s ‘Such Tiny Fish’ Is Groovy, Jazzy Alt-Rock with a Dreamy Vibe

Elemantra’s ‘Such Tiny Fish’ is expansive, freeform alternative rock with an untethered shoegaze vibe. Citing influences “comprising iconic bands… from Sense Field, The Appleseed Cast and Sunny Day Real Estate to Hum and The Smashing Pumpkins,” these guys, “have concocted a sound with nods to the past but very much aimed at a contemporary audience.” Continue reading Elemantra’s ‘Such Tiny Fish’ Is Groovy, Jazzy Alt-Rock with a Dreamy Vibe

Sandy Allen’s ‘Napper’ Is Chilled Out, Gaze-y Alt Rock from Washington State

Sandy Allen’s ‘Napper’ is slow, relaxed alternative rock with a melodically fuzzy approach. The crew from the “Olympia underground,” describes itself as, “tweegaze.” I’m not really sure exactly what that is, but I think it’s safe to say it has something to do with shoegaze. These guys have a distorted sound whose slow, saccharine crawl has a lot of throwback vibes. Obviously, these guys are … Continue reading Sandy Allen’s ‘Napper’ Is Chilled Out, Gaze-y Alt Rock from Washington State

Exmiranda’s ‘Grip’ Fuses a Traditional Rap Approach with a Literary Sensibility

Exmiranda’s ‘Grip’ is fast, technical rap with a laid-back, minimalist trap beat. This artist is “inspired by grime, hip hop, afro beats and feel good music,” she says. “I have been rapping for the past five years after transitioning from performing spoken word and poetry.” Continue reading Exmiranda’s ‘Grip’ Fuses a Traditional Rap Approach with a Literary Sensibility

‘Music From the Heart’ by Tygersounds Is Glitzy, Eighties-Style Indie Pop

‘Music From the Heart’ by Tygersounds is glitzy, whirring indie pop with a distinctly retro approach. These guys tap “into a sound that can only be described as Morrisey-esque, merging a haunting, classic tone with a contemporary new-romantic vibe.” They say “the combination of vulnerable vocals, synth elements and rocking guitar and drums is what makes Tygersounds roar.” Continue reading ‘Music From the Heart’ by Tygersounds Is Glitzy, Eighties-Style Indie Pop