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Classically trained pianist and songwriter Josh Jacobson announces the release of his debut EP “First Light” along with tour dates in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago. The five track collection includes his previous single “Fence”, as well as a new track “I Need You”, that’s hinged by a thunderous beat and plays to the fringes of electro-R&B.

Listen to “I Need You” and “Fence” and check out Josh’s tour dates below.

Tour Dates:
10/5: Chicago, IL @ Schubas
10/7: New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
10/14: Los Angeles, CA @ Hotel Cafe

Los Angeles based singer Evalyn shares new single “Rather Be Dead”, a heartbreak pop single from her upcoming “Sandcastle” EP out later this month. The track also comes ahead of her first solo show at Dirty Laundry on October 10th.

Evalyn – Sandcastle EP Tracklist:
1. Cherry Lambo
2. Filthy Rich
3. Ride or Die
4. Trump
5. Rather Be Dead

Weird pop is the best kind of pop and Seattle via London’s FKL fits the bill. The new single “Temporary” is the first track from their newly announced upcoming full-length “Out Of Tune” and weaves elements of coldwave, post-punk, and contemporary electronica in a bold, shapeshifting sonic painting.

London duo Shy Luv announces their “Lungs” EP and shares the first single “Like A River”. The acoustic guitar on the track also comes from another good friend of the band, Will Rees of The Mystery Jets. Shy Luv’s “Lungs” EP will be out next month from Black Butter Records.

Cardiknox is calling all the bad boys with their new pop banger. Written as a homage to their childhood and music obsessed dads, “Bad Boys” feels like an end of summer anthem, with its disco tropes and retro feel.

Axel Mansoor’s music sits at the intersection of pop and rock. His latest single with Louis Vivet “Hit Rewind” is a nostalgic ode to the pair’s shared home of Los Angeles. The song is the perfect end of summer roll-down-the-windows SoCal anthem.

Yesterday Apple announced the upcoming release of the iPhone X featuring face recognition and ‘animojis’. The visual walkthrough of the phone’s upgraded capabilities was set to Sofi Tukker’s “Best Friend”, which enjoyed a simultaneous drop and was the perfect vehicle to deliver the news. The tropical infused song is touted as a ‘friendship song’ and keeping in that theme features NERVO, The Knocks and Alisa Ueno.

Watch the full ad below and stream two new remixes by Sofi Tukker.

courtship. kicks off their co-headlining West Coast tour with Saint Mesa today and drops a new track “Tell Me Tell Me”, an ode to the end of summer. Check out the full tour dates below which include a stop in Los Angeles on the 20th of this month at Bootleg Theater.

Tour Dates:
9/12 – Berkeley, CA @ Cornerstone
9/14 – Portland, OR @ Lola’s Room
9/15 – Vancouver, BC @Biltmore Cabaret (Westward Music Festival)
9/16 – Seattle, WA @ Timbre Room
9/18 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium
9/19 – San Luis Obispo, CA @ Slo Brew
9/20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Theater