Babygirl release new single “EASY”

Today sees the release of genre-bending, alt-pop band Babygirl’s latest single “EASY”, along with the accompanying music video that likens unrequited love to being tossed around in a demolition derby and manages to rhyme “existential dread” with “breakfast in bed” against a backdrop of soft synths and guitar echoes.  “EASY is written Continue Reading

Mai Phuong premieres the acoustic version of her hit song “I’ll Give My Soul”

Mai Phuong is a Vietnamese singer born in Thai Binh Providence, who at a young age found her passion for singing and formed her first band at 16 years old called Levis Band.  They often sang underground songs and she wrote 2 of her own songs.  In 2014, Mai moved Continue Reading

Tzarina release debut track “Deadsong”

Tzarina is a heavy but melodic post‐hardcore group hailing from Brookyln, NY.  Originally formed in 2016 under the moniker “Deafmute” the band exploded onto the scene by releasing a series of songs and live performances that blur the line between metal, post‐rock and punk. In 2020, Craig William is again at Continue Reading

MkX releases music video for latest single “Fall”

Inspired by the era of HitClips, frosted tips, boybands, and Britney, emerging pop powerhouse MkX has released the retro-futuristic video for his latest single “Fall.”  The video wrestles with the feeling of falling in love and pays homage to the larger than life, CGI-drenched videos of the 90s and early Continue Reading

Maggie Szabo releases her new single “Worth The Weight”

Maggie Szabo is a Canadian singer-songwriter who has been winning over audiences worldwide with her stunningly soulful vocals and empowering pop anthems.  Hailing from small town Ontario, Szabo is now an accomplished musician living in Los Angeles and is using her music to conquer social injustice.  After quickly becoming one Continue Reading

Dolly Spectra releases flirty, hyperpop single “Look Me In The Eye”

In the year 3000 AD, the world has come to a crossroads. Music and creative expression are the most powerful tools to relinquish yourself from the dreariness of the everyday world and launch into technicolor life force. This is where absurd mad scientist, techie, and heroine Dolly Spectra emerges from Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Touche Amore’s “Lament” bleeds a powerful message of progression and introspection

When people listen to music, they often find it an escape from the turmoil of modern-day events. While most music serves as a display of the artist’s emotions, current trends indicate that manufactured, “bubbly” music is what dominates a majority of listeners’ ears. Focus on the overall instrumental sound of Continue Reading

EP PREMIERE: Sideshow Cinema’s self-titled EP exhibits unbridled fury

Maryland City metalcore band Sideshow Cinema has released their new self-titled EP today on https://sideshowcinema.bandcamp.com/ and will be available on streaming services soon.   A four-song collection of chaotic dissonance and frenzied output, the group finds a sound not unlike Boundaries and Orthodox to relentlessly pummel the speakers on which Continue Reading

Iris releases her new single “Today”

Singer/songwriter IRIS recently released her new single “Today”, which exclusively premiered on Culture Collide (read the full article HERE).  “Today”  flaunts IRIS’ stunning vocals and offers a “seize the day” message.  It was written by IRIS alongside Trey Campbell (Celine Dion, John Legend) and Grammy award winner Malay (Frank Ocean, Lorde, Continue Reading

Ember Knight release their new single “Mvt. V- Danza Blue”

The L.A.-based collective Ember Knight, which chronicles the semi-true adventures of front person Ember Knight, has just released their new piece titled “Mvt. V – Danza Blu.” And it is indeed a movement.  A single off of the group’s upcoming second LP titled Cheryl, a rock opera named after Knight’s Continue Reading

Chicago queer-pop trio Drama Moth premiere their new single “Speed Limit”

Having spent a few years making lush and emotional music, Chicago queer-pop trio Drama Moth formed in 2018 and released their debut album In My Dream You Thought You Had More Time last year.  Comprised of close friends Arch, Elma and Michael, the trio fuse glamour, experimentation, queer identities and melancholy to Continue Reading

Woundikin premieres new single “So It Goes”

Woundikin has a gorgeous voice eerily reminiscent of superstars in the genre such as Ray LaMontagne.  This, combined with his obvious talent on guitar (he was a Berklee College of Music graduate), gave him the necessary tools to write and perform fantastic indie-folk music. Additionally, he has got the look Continue Reading