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For a Good Cry, Call Dublin’s Kodaline
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For a Good Cry, Call Dublin's Kodaline

December 5, 2012
Name: Kodaline Where They’re From: Dublin, Ireland Genre: Indie-Folk Most Similar: Ed Sheeran on his acoustic days, Coldplay Sounds Like: #SADFACE No one is safe from Kodaline's heartwrenching folk acoustic singles. Between the wooing...
London, United KingdomSyron Sells Nostalgic Soul & Dance
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Syron Sells Nostalgic Soul & Dance

Daisy Tullulah Syron-Russell is a dance music-loving pop princess with soul. Born and raised in south London, the singer, 19, surfaced earlier in 2012 when she featured on Rudimental’s deep house cut, “Spoons.” Following the success of her first...
London, United KingdomUK’s Moroka: Global Bass for Your Booty
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UK’s Moroka: Global Bass for Your Booty

Name: Moroka Where He's From: London & South Africa Genre: Kwaito, global bass Most Similar: Diplo, Spoek Mathambo Sounds Like: A While Mad Decent ousted global bass from the underground, one of its trailblazers was chilling in the...
St Louis, United StatesSZA’s Debut EP is Coming Up Roses
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SZA’s Debut EP is Coming Up Roses

Name: SZA Where She's From: Maplewood, New Jersey When She Started: 2001 Genre: Electronic soul / Alternative r&b Sounds Like: Amel Larrieux trading secrets with Kilo Kish There's something to be said about SZA's drawing power. It's not...
Tokyo, JapanRANL, Queen of the Virtual Rap Barbies?
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RANL, Queen of the Virtual Rap Barbies?

Words by Dexter Thomas. Nowadays, everybody wants to play Barbie. Every week, it seems like there's some new female artist with pink hair, donning doll clothes. I mean, I get it. It's not really about dressing up as dolls, but more about...
Amid Sirens, A Label Grows in Israel
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Amid Sirens, A Label Grows in Israel

Is the timing impeccable, or the worst ever, to build a multicultural music label in Israel right now? Producer Monica Haim grappled with this weighty question earlier this month, when age-old tensions flared up in Gaza, leaving many for dead and...