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The Quietus: Premiere of Hobbyist’s First Single, “Company Man,” Off The Upcoming Album ‘Sonic Cramps’

The Quietus: Premiere of Hobbyist’s First Single, “Company Man,” Off The Upcoming Album ‘Sonic Cramps’

The ‘Company Man’ here is the same craven schmuck as in David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross, wheedling and grafting for a gobbling public-limited abyss that doesn’t give a shit. It’s the company of Tennessee Ernie Ford’s ‘16 Tons’, watching you get another day older and deeper in debt. And it makes for a livid, stonking tune; an unhinged duet of gothic yells and swamp-blues guitar.

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The Bluegrass Situation: Premiere of Bartees & The Strange Fruit’s “Going Going”

The Bluegrass Situation: Premiere of Bartees & The Strange Fruit’s “Going Going”

This song is about growing up in and eventually leaving Oklahoma, and looking back on people in the Black community who taught me key lessons on resilience and faith, and to not be afraid of who might be knocking on the door. The opening verse highlights some of those competing feelings of fear, hopelessness, and defiance, feelings Black people in the South understand very well.

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Out Magazine: Interview With Homoground’s Lynn Casper

Out Magazine: Interview With Homoground’s Lynn Casper

Far removed from the high-profile celebrity gossip of Who Weekly or workout guru mystery of Missing Richard Simmons, Lynn Casper’s Homoground has been carving out a name for itself in the crowded podcast community since 2011. Billed with the tagline “Same Sound, Different Ground,” the queer music podcast has become a lighthouse for bands, events and organizations that fly under the radar of mainstream publications—a tactic that’s made it a formative incubator for queer talent.

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Bust Magazine: Premiere of Candace’s Video For “Horizons”

Bust Magazine: Premiere of Candace’s Video For “Horizons”

If the sweeping landscapes and the sun drenched meadows displayed in girl-trio Candace’s new music video for the song “Horizons,” premiering exlcusively today on BUST, won’t be enough to bring you out of your November-grey gloom, the romantic and dreamy vocals (with the suitably, yet contrasting, darkly cool lyrics) definitely will.

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