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Marinero on “Hella Love” and His Musical Journey

Jul 02, 2021 Web Exclusive

In spite of his recent signing to Sub Pop imprint Hardly Art and relocation to Los Angeles, it’s hard to view Jess Sylvester as a newcomer in any sense of the word. Sylvester records music under the Marinero (Spanish for “sailor”) moniker as a tribute to his father and his own Marin County upbringing.

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Swim School on Expanding Their Sound During Lockdown and Their Upcoming Debut EP

Jun 25, 2021 Web Exclusive

2020 was certainly one of the most challenging years the artistic community has ever faced. However Scottish quartet Swim School—comprising Alice Johnson (vocals/guitar), Lewis Bunting (guitar), Matt Mitchell (bass), and newest member Billy McMahon (drums)—managed to turn the restrictions imposed on society by a global pandemic into a genuinely positive and creative experience.

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Easy Life on Their Debut Album “Life’s a Beach”

Jun 08, 2021

In a year when everything seemed to go to pot, Murray Matravers, frontman of Leicester, England-based band Easy Life wrote his chirpy songs for Life’s a Beach—a debut album of pure escapism that doesn’t shy away from darker themes. It taps nicely into our collective need for a holiday from the things that were bringing us down, and in this moment, might be the perfect soundtrack for our journey out of lockdown.

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Laundromat On His 3 EPs Red, Green, And Blue

May 03, 2021

Meet Brighton based Toby Hayes aka Laundromat, who’s put out three critically acclaimed EPs since lockdown began.

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Sun June’s Laura Colwell on “Somewhere”

Apr 07, 2021 Web Exclusive

There are a million and one band formation stories, but it’s safe to say that none started quite like that of Austin’s self-labeled “regret pop” band Sun June.

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Allie Crow Buckley on Her Debut Album “Moonlit and Devious”

Mar 17, 2021 Web Exclusive

Allie Crow Buckley’s musical world is informed by travel. Born in San Francisco, Buckley moved to Venice, and then spent her formative years growing up in New Zealand. Then it was back to California, this time Malibu.

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Oceanator on “Things I Never Said”

Feb 24, 2021 Issue #67 - Phoebe Bridgers and Moses Sumney

Oceanator’s Elise Okusami can’t predict the future.

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Bleach Lab Discuss Their New EP, Lockdown, and Logistics

Feb 23, 2021

Meet Bleach Lab, one of the most exciting new bands to emerge from the UK of late.

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Porridge Radio on “Every Bad”

Feb 17, 2021

It’s Friday evening as a long week draws to an end and Porridge Radio singer/songwriter and guitarist Dana Margolin is in the middle of baking a cake.

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