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  • Natalie Prass Covers Grimes, Simon & Garfunkel in New EP
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    Natalie Prass Covers Grimes, Simon & Garfunkel in New EP

    Richmond, Virginia singer and songwriter Natalie Prass is following up her self-titled debut LP with the new EP Side By Side that features an interesting array of influences and genres. The covers have yet to be released, but Prass has revealed that she will cover artists such as Simon & Garfunkel, Grimes, and Anita Baker. […] More

  • A Guide to CMJ Music Marathon: Wed- Fri
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    A Guide to CMJ Music Marathon: Wed- Fri

    The CMJ Music Marathon lineup can be pretty overwhelming so here are just a few top picks you should check out each day. WEDNESDAY Wildhoney Baltimore’s Wildhoney has been gaining some hype in recent months with their new dream pop EP Your Face Sideways, which will be released this Friday. And with the leaves finally […] More

  • Interview: Tim Nelson of Cub Sport
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    Interview: Tim Nelson of Cub Sport

    Brisbane pop band Cub Sport has gone through many transitions over its quickly developing career whether it’s name changes or shifts in sound. Needless to say, the four-piece group has come out more definitive than ever with its recent release of the EP Only Friend and the anticipated release of the LP This Is Our […] More

  • CMJ Daily Show Picks for Tuesday
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    CMJ Daily Show Picks for Tuesday

    For an entire list of shows on Tuesday, see the full CMJ schedule. Chrome Pony Four kids from Nashville formed a fuzzy southern-style rock band that’s twangy and 60s psychedelic all at the same time. The band released their newest album You Are the Pisces this past August. Space Carnival Rural upstate New York band […] More

  • Ten Bands You Need to Check Out at CMJ
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    Ten Bands You Need to Check Out at CMJ

    In no particular order, here is a list of bands worthy of checking out at this year’s CMJ Music Marathon. The CMJ Music Marathon, which has been going strong for 35 years now, is held in NYC’s various live music venues for the extent of the week. The marathon’s main mission is to further the […] More

  • Neon Indian: VEGA INTL. Night School
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    Neon Indian: VEGA INTL. Night School

    Over four years after Neon Indian’s Era Extraña was released, lead singer/songwriter Alan Palomo welcomes the world to his laborious fusion of two fraternal twins— Neon Indian and VEGA, his own solo production moniker that dates back to the musician’s high school years. VEGA INTL. Night School is due out Oct 16th via Mom + […] More

  • Cub Sport: “Only Friend”
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    Cub Sport: “Only Friend”

    Since 2010, the Australian pop band Cub Sport has undergone numerous name changes and released 2 EPs in the meantime. Although, the band has yet to release an album under its current name, which didn’t become official until August 2013, Cub Sport is back in the game and will debut a third EP, named after […] More

  • Lewis Del Mar: A Newcomer to Noir Pop
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    Lewis Del Mar: A Newcomer to Noir Pop

    The band, Lewis Del Mar, reigning from New York’s Rockaway Beach, may only have 1,500 followers on Soundcloud, but chances are their distinct sound will contribute to their come up. The duo’s latest single “Wave(s),” will join two other tracks debuted earlier this summer. “Loud(y),” the band’s first ever single, reached the top of Hype […] More

  • Madeira: “Let Me Down”
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    Madeira: “Let Me Down”

    Yumi Zouma’s Kim Pflaum, aka Madeira, has released a new track “Let Me Down” and better yet, you can download it for free. The track was featured on Ryan Hemsworth’s Secret Song series, available on Soundcloud. According to Kim Pflaum’s website, Madeira is a “new project” that debuted in May 2015. Unlike her involvement with […] More

  • Considering the Role of Race in Rap Music
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    Considering the Role of Race in Rap Music

    The Fader brings an interesting concept to our attention in a recently published article titled “What Is the Place for White Rappers Today?” Author Matthew Trammell interviews Mac Miller and Vince Staples to map out the dynamics. Trammell says: Today, the white rapper’s position in hip-hop is a bit like the black citizen’s position in […] More

  • When a Performer’s Worst Nightmare Comes True
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    When a Performer’s Worst Nightmare Comes True

    If you paid for a show where your favorite artist barely even performed, you’d probably be booing too. Recently, Donald Glover, aka rapper Childish Gambino, was sworn at by fans and eventually booed off stage in Australia. Although Glover had agreed to the terms of a standard show, according The Guardian, the rapper turned the […] More

  • “Fix”: Hazel English
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    “Fix”: Hazel English

    Indie pop artist Hazel English has solidified her dreamy vibe with the release of her third single “Fix.” Her debut EP will be available on an undisclosed date this fall. If her past songs, “It’s Not Real” and “Never Going Home,” possess the carefree air of summer, “Fix” takes on a more autumnal tone. The […] More

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