The opening track of indie electro pop/R&B group Agency's newest album Resit opens with a speech from Dr. Martin Luther King followed by sirens before it launches into pretty much a full album of political commentary
Holy Wars’ frontwoman Kat Leon has transformed personal tragedy into artistic creation. After the loss of both parents in 2015, grief engulfed Leon and she took time off from music to mourn. Months later, journal entries and snippets of melodies began to emerge through the healing process, and Leon began to write songs, only this time with bare emotions and upfront exteriors. Come 2017, the brew of saddness, isolation, life and death, and rebirth resulted in Holy Wars. Nick Perez, collaborator with Leon in their previous project Sad Robot, regrouped with Leon to act as Holy Wars' producer.
Nearly a week ago SYML celebrated the one-year anniversary of his EP titled Hurt For Me. Even though the mini album is most known for its "Where's My Love" single, there is another song that deserves as much attention.
It is filled with themes of resistance and intolerance of any form of authority and seems to be concerned with the figure of the current US president as well as the relationship between him and the whole nation
Los Angeles duo Smoke Season are releasing a new single for their forthcoming album today, June 16 called "Good Days". Knowing Smoke Season, there is likely to be a gorgeous video to accompany it shortly as well.