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    INTERVIEW: JOEY KNOWS BEST

    Written by Colin Kirkland When I call JOEY, she has just played two sold out shows at Club Café in Los Angeles. Over the past few years, since competing on The X-Factor Australia, she has formed an independent label, released two viral singles, made a home for herself in...
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    Vector Xing: Reintroduced

    Written by Colin Kirkland Vector Xing, otherwise known as Steven Cablayan, has reemerged after two years of radio silence. With his debut EP behind him and his former songwriting partner gone, Cablayan’s new project is about finding himself in the depths of a quarter-life-crisis. As a black, gay man...
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    Pellican Child – Turn Me Down

    “Turn Me Down” is the first collaborative release by New Orleans rap/hip-hop/soul artist, Pell, and indie-electronic duo, Louis The Child. The underlying beat for this track is feel-good and playful; a suitable sound for Jared Pellerin’s enlightening chorus in which he sings more than raps: “I’ve been feeling way...
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    An Interview with The New Review

    The day after this interview, I accidentally deleted the recording off my phone. It turns out that I am not tuned into the whole “backing-up” process when it comes to iPhones and the imperceptible “cloud” that floats above us all, forever invisible. But despite my proficiency in technology un-awareness,...
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    St. Paul and the Broken Bones – Flow with It (You Got Me Feeling Like)

    Yesterday, Paul Janeway and his band of Broken Bones released their second album, of which the title couldn’t be more accurate. “Sea of Noise,” opens through a spacey fog with a Justin Vernon feel with “Crumbling Light Posts, Pt. 1, but then with a low-key catchy guitar riff they...
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    Phone Down– Erykah Badu

    If you don’t know Erykah Badu by now, it’s about time you start listening to her. By far one of the best artists that we have heard throughout the decades. She has never failed to bring us quality music with such witty lyrics that make us laugh with realization...
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    Coming Home — Leon Bridges

    26 year old Leon Bridges from Fort worth, TX, hit the ground running with his album Coming Home. This song showcases his love for 50’s and 60’s soul music. Had he been around for Chess Records, we’re sure they would have had him signed and on the radio in a...