New Video: Eli Raybon - 30 Cents

Monday, June 5, 2017 at 4:51 AM
Tia Scott

  Music Los Angeles-based alternative artist Eli Raybon releases the fun, surreal visual for his new-wave inspired single "30 Cents" that's bursting with infectious synth-pop energy. Directed by Markus Thorington, the video is a retro spy thriller that unfolds in reverse but somehow manages to hit all of the right musical cues on time. The song will be featured on Raybon's forthcoming EP, Green, that's due out soon. Until then, check out the video below and purchase "30 Cents" for just... READ MORE

New Single: J.Lauryn - Rum & Ting

Monday, June 5, 2017 at 4:44 AM
Tia Scott

  Music The Hawaii-born, Los Angeles-transplant known as J.Lauryn brings the summer heat on her refreshing, tropical-rhythmic single "Rum & Ting" that cleverly references the sweet and sour Jamaican drink.  The song is brimming with island beach vibes as the bouncy reggae production and J.Lauryn's syrupy-sweet vocals blend perfectly like a slow sunset on the horizon. Prior to the release of "Rum & Ting," she took home a Grammy for a co-write on Ziggy Marley’s latest self-titled album, and... READ MORE

New Single: Panic In Eden - Out For Blood

Monday, November 28, 2016 at 10:10 PM
Tia Scott

  Music The Los Angeles-based rock quintet Panic In Eden lets us into their world on the electrifying single "Out For Blood" that impressively showcases each member's role in the band without taking away from the edgy theme of the song. Thriving with booming guitar riffs and killer vocals, the song is a dark, pulsating ride that spares no expense in giving listeners pure, unadulterated rock at its finest. "Out For Blood" serves as the lead single from Panic In Eden's latest LP, In... READ MORE

New Single: Kim Killspeed - Inside (Produced By Jeff Martin)

Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 11:49 PM
Tia Scott

  Music Australian pop folk band Kim Killspeed recently released their single "Inside," which has an alternative edge, mellow rock groove and liberating message. The song was recorded and produced by Jeff Martin (The Tea Party) at his studio in Byron Bay, Australia. On the track, you hear Jeff also assisting with acoustic guitar, bass and backing vocals. Lead singer Candy recently stated that "Inside" is about hating work and quitting her job to rock on. "It's about having faith in... READ MORE

New Video: diNMachine – ‘Dbl Trbl’

Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 11:45 PM
Tia Scott

  Music NYC-based electro-rock band diNMachine links up with Russian artist Patrick K.-H. and Greek artist Bestbefore to create an animated video for their pulsating single "Dbl Trbl," which is reminiscent of Herbie Hancock's quirky, groundbreaking visuals for his 1984 classic "Rockit." For "Dbl Trbl," the overall video is an electrifying mash-up of diNMachine, Patrick and Bestbefore’s collective vision and sound. Each party brought its own ideas, sketches and sequences together to eloquently blend it all into the unique, erratic musical/visual... READ MORE

Album Review: Highland Kites - Let Me Run (EP)

Monday, July 25, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Tia Scott

  Music The L.A-based duo Highland Kites released the brand-new Let Me Run EP that’s sure to pull listeners into their infectious blend of new-wave folk rock. Consisting of singer/songwriter Marissa Lamar and drummer Neil Briggs, Highland Kites set out to create a short but memorable album that soothes the soul as well as the ears. Producer Raymond Richards, who assisted the pair with their 2015 full-length album, All We Left Behind, also had a hand at bringing Let Me Run into fruition. Highlights on the 5-track album include... READ MORE

New Album: Lily Lambert - Merry Christmas, With Love

Monday, December 14, 2015 at 1:54 AM
Tia Scott

  Music In light of the holiday season, Lily Lambert surprises fans with a Christmas present from the heart on her latest project, Merry Christmas, With Love. Complete with six classic carols that we've all come to love and adore, the British singer-songwriter crafted a joyful collection of Christmas songs with an Americana twist. Throughout the album, Lily’s rich vocals add a refreshing zest while keeping the exciting feel of Christmas present in each song. She dazzles on the... READ MORE

Album Review: Matt Lande - Glow

Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 4:41 PM
Tia Scott

  Music Oregon-based singer/songwriter Matt Lande’s forthcoming album, GLOW, shines as he delivers an impressive collection of songs that walk the line between vulnerability and rebelliousness. The overall sound throughout the 10-track album is a flirty blend of Top 40 pop rock with a raw alternative edge. The feel of the album is genuine and somber, giving us a closer look into who Matt is as an artist. The title track of GLOW is electrifying as the build of guitar... READ MORE

New Video: Rabid Young - Pieces

Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 7:06 PM
Tia Scott

  Music From rising Las Vegas synth rockers Rabid Young comes the stellar new video for their latest single, "Pieces." Directed by Adam Zielinski, the video features a breathtaking appearance from Cirque du Soleil aerialist and acrobat Tori Lubecki. The song itself has a classic rock appeal with elements of '80s pop and Top 40 as it gracefully describes the melancholy feeling of missing someone who played an important part in your life. You can find "Pieces" on Rabid Young's breakthrough album, EP 1, that's available for... READ MORE