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hyperpop artists to know

Although it has the word in its name, hyperpop is a far cry from the pop music you hear when you turn the radio on. A relatively new concept, hyperpop is the product of forward-thinking 2010s pop music combined with SoundCloud’s nightcore scene. PC Music owner A.G. Cook, as well as SOPHIE and others associated […]

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curtis waters psycho icon

Viral musician Curtis Waters, aka Abhinav Bastakoti, just launched his latest EP, PLASTIC WORLD. The release includes “BAD MOOD” featuring Brevin Kim, which seamlessly transitions into “PSYCHO ICON.” Departing from previous lighthearted tracks such as “Stunnin’” and “Freckles” from his debut album, Pity Party, this new EP sees Waters challenge himself sonically by incorporating heavier […]

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JUNO Awards Silverstein, PUP, Dizzy

Every year, an array of talented Canadian and international music artists are honored at the Canadian JUNO Awards. On Tuesday, the stacked list of nominations for the virtual 2021 JUNO Awards ceremony was announced ahead of its broadcast on May 16. The Weeknd leads this year’s list with a staggering six nominations. However, the 2021 […]

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Getting famous sucks. We all know this. We’ve heard the horror stories. We’ve seen the cautionary tales play out over a series of headlines. Your privacy vanishes. Any misstep can spiral into a viral ordeal. You start to wonder what new interlopers and even old friends want from you. As the late Christopher Wallace once told us, more money begets more problems. The perils of worldwide notoriety have long since become clichés. Yet watching some young talent cope with newfound celebrity never ceases to be sobering.

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new songs february 2021

Everyone loves to jam out to their favorite artists and classic hits, but let’s not forget about all the fresh talent constantly popping up around the world. From pop and indie to punk and post-hardcore, there’s always a new name in music waiting to be heard.  We know there’s a lot of faces to sift […]

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Curtis Waters is cheesing in a tuxedo. He’s fanning himself with money, and then he’s perched atop a cloud, making it rain. He thrusts his pelvis, flails with the grace of a drunken reveler, does a couple skeet-skeet hand gestures, launches into awkward jump-spins and barely sticks the landing. For now his jewelry is limited…

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Dominic Fike was born at the end of 1995, and so was his musical aesthetic. Fike, a singer, guitarist, and rapper from Naples, Florida, looks like a hypermodern rap-adjacent pop star — he has an Apple logo tattooed on his face where many people put a teardrop, rocks a loosely androgynous style highlighted by a…

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You’re welcome: We’ve made finding new songs by rising bands easy. Each week, we’re gathering the best from the underground and offering it to you in one concise list. Scroll below and check out our Spotify Discover playlist, featuring these tracks and more! In return, we want to hear your favorite. Let us know which […]

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