Now Playing: “West Coast”- Lana Del Rey

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Having Lana withdrawals? Not to worry! Just in time for summer, the lovely Lana Del Rey has released a new single titled “West Coast.” This chilled out tune is the perfect precursor to the highly anticipated release of her new album, Ultraviolence.  Take a listen to the Born To Die singer’s beautiful take on life down on the West Coast.

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Now Playing: “Don’t Wait”- Mapei

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The Stockholm singer, Mapei’s single “Don’t Wait” is making quite an impact in the music world. Her single has been remixed countless times by the likes of Giraffage and Cranks. Mapei was born in Rhode Island and spent her younger years growing up in Providence. Eventually she ended up in Sweden. Take a listen to “Don’t Wait!”

 

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Now Playing: “Babylon” ft. Kendrick Lamar- SZA

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SZA proves that she is just as good as the boys with her single “Babylon.” The 24-year-old singer is the only female in Top Dog Entertainment, which includes artists like Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul. “Babylon” features rapper, Kendrick Lamar and was a precursor to her debut album Z. 

Check it out below!

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Now Playing: “Younger”- Seinabo Sey

SeinaboSey_annexmagazineThe Sweden based artist, Seinabo Sey has enlightened us with her beautiful voice with her new debut single, “Younger.” Sey released her song on Nov. 25 via Universal Music Publishing Group Scandivia. “Younger” has received great feedback from artists like Ryan Lewis and has been remixed by several DJs like Kygo and Tokimonsta.  The 23-year-old wrote the song with the help of Magnus Lidehäll.

Check out Seinabo Sey’s “Younger”.

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The Jameson Petty Fest Hits Los Angeles

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The Jameson Petty Fest once again returned to LA’s El Rey Theater this past Thursday for a high-energy night of fun.

Dozens of performers including the Cabin Down Below Band, Flea, Albert Hammond Jr., The Walking Papers, Brendan Benson, Nikki Lane, Dhani Harrison, Jason Lee, Butch Walker, Pete Yorn, James Valentine of Maroon 5, Danny Masterson, and much more got together to perform Tom Petty songs and benefit the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund. The charity aims to provide financial assistance to struggling musicians with medical needs.

Jameson Irish Whiskey famously sponsors The Fests, so 100% of ticket sales for the event went directly to Sweet Relief.

The fest was a completely sold-out event and the entire night was a huge success.

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Now Playing: “Fever”- Black Keys

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On Monday The Black Keys gave us a little taste as to what’s in store for their new album Turn Blue. The duo, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney have released “Fever” a precursor to their new album. In typical Black Keys fashion, their song has a similar vibe to their past works and also includes catchy lyrics. Their album will be out on May 13. Take a listen to the duo, we just can’t seem to get enough of.

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Now Playing: “Keep Watch” ft. Nathaniel- Wu-Tang Clan

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Infamous east coast group, Wu-tang Clan has released a new song entitled “Keep Watch” prior to the release of their new album A Better Tomorrow. The song was produced by DJ Mathematics and features Nathaniel. As they approach their 20th anniversary, Wu-tang clan surprised hip-hop fans all around with this new featured single. The release of “Keep Watch” makes A Better Tomorrow well worth the wait!

Listen Below!

 

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Now Playing: “In Distress” ft. Gesaffelstein- A$AP Rocky

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A$AP Rocky is definitely sticking to his debut album’s mantra, Long. Live A$AP. We have not heard much from him since the release of his first album, but not too fear. In the Hunger Game’s rival film, Divergent, Rocky’s song “In Distress” is featured in the movie. The song features  French producer Gesaffelstein who worked on the album, Yeezus. The song has some expected A$AP aspects, but overall it has a very energetic and combative feel; perfect for the movie. We are sure this isn’t the last of the rapper we will hear.

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Now Playing: “Yellow Raincoat”- Justin Bieber

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Justin Bieber has been making quite a splash on headlines lately. Staying consistent, the 20-year-old released a song earlier this year about certain rainy day attire. The song, “Yellow Raincoat” was included on his acoustic album “Believe”. Upon release, the entire internet speculated that the song was about Bieber’s ex-girlfriend. However, others believe the melancholy song is about dealing  with life in the spotlight.
Take a listen below!

Now Playing: “Fall In Love”- Phantogram

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You will fall in love with Phantogram’s new song coincidentally called, “Fall In Love”. The duo Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel have treated the universe with another album entitled “Voice”. The New York natives have taken a slightly different turn with this album that was released only a month ago on Feb. 18. Take a listen, it’s sure not to disappoint.

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