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Exclusive: Stream Sofía Valdés’ New Curated Spotify Playlist

By: Jessica Nakamoto – To celebrate the release of her debut track, “Little Did I Know” (out now via Warner Records), Panamanian singer-songwriter Sofía Valdés has curated a brand-new Spotify playlist packed with songs that have not only inspired her work, but make her laugh, reminisce, dream big, and continue to shape her into the artist … Continue reading

Album Review: PVRIS – “Use Me”

By: Jessica Nakamoto –       Ushering in new beginnings with a resounding sense of confidence and poise, it’s become strikingly clear that PVRIS frontwoman, Lynn Gunn has always been her own secret weapon. Yet, like many hidden talents bubbling below the surface, until recently, her role as the sole driving force behind the group’s … Continue reading

Exclusive: Stream Sunsleep’s New Curated Spotify Playlist

By: Jessica Nakamoto – First revealed as an exclusive sneak peek during last month’s Aesthetic Festival, Sunsleep’s latest song “New Sensations” (out July 21) has already tallied over 30k streams on Spotify alone. To celebrate, the alternative-rock quintet has curated a brand-new Spotify playlist filled with tunes that inspired their most recent track and continue to … Continue reading

Interview: Dance Gavin Dance Talks “Afterburner”, Livestreams, and Meeting Gavin

By: Jessica Nakamoto – Following the physical release of their ninth studio album, Afterburner, Sacramento’s Dance Gavin Dance have once again retuned to the top of the charts, a testament to the band’s fans-first mentality. With the pandemic having created logistical issues for their new album roll-out, the post-hardcore outfit could have easily chosen to delay … Continue reading

Interview: Atli Örvarsson Talks “Defending Jacob”, “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard”, and the Importance of Staying Present

By: Jessica Nakamoto – Based on the 2012 New York Times Bestselling novel of the same name, Mark Bomback’s thrilling rendition of Defending Jacob, is bound to become your next crime-drama obsession. Having made its global premiere on April 24 via the Apple TV+ streaming platform, the eight-episode miniseries flaunts an impressive cast with popular actors, … Continue reading

Album Review: The Used – “Heartwork”

By: Jessica Nakamoto –     “I sung of chaos and eternal night,” John Milton proclaimed as he put ink to paper nearly three and a half centuries ago. Remembered as the author of the greatest English epic poem of all time, Milton demonstrated that detailing the fall of humanity wasn’t necessarily a light tale to … Continue reading

Interview: Lauv Talks ~how i’m feeling~, Future Goals, and Connecting Through Technology

By: Jessica Nakamoto – Delivering a whopping total of 21 tracks and featuring guests ranging from multi-Juno award-winning songstress Alessia Cara to K-Pop supergroup BTS, the music world has been on the edge of its seat awaiting the much-anticipated debut album from rising pop star, Lauv. An independent artist, but no stranger to the big stage, … Continue reading

Interview: Featurette Talks “Dream Riot”, New Music Videos, and the Story Behind Their Underdog Anthem

By: Jessica Nakamoto – Back with their sophomore album, Dream Riot (out now via all streaming platforms), Toronto electropop duo Featurette are ready to introduce their most hard-hitting and honest release to date. Coming off impressive accolades such as COCA’s pick for Emerging Artist of the Year and recognition as a Top 10 Finalist for the … Continue reading

Interview: Ian Hultquist and Drum & Lace Talk “Dickinson”, Wiz Khalifa, and Their Collaborative Process

By: Jessica Nakamoto – Kicking off its debut season on the brand-new Apple TV+ streaming platform, the comedic-drama, Dickinson, is one coming-of-age story you won’t want to miss. A mix of humor, history, and 19th century teenage antics, actress Hailee Steinfeld transports viewers back in time and provides an edgy twist to the life of acclaimed … Continue reading

Interview: Kevin McDonald Talks “The Kids in the Hall”, Rock Operas, & Advice for Young Actors

By: Jessica Nakamoto – A legend in the comedy industry, actor, writer, teacher, podcast host, and now rock opera producer and performer, Kevin McDonald is no stranger to a good laugh. Best known as a founding member of famous Canadian sketch comedy troupe, The Kids in the Hall, McDonald’s talent was first recognized by Saturday Night … Continue reading