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Brooklyn, United StatesIsadora’s Got The New Old Brooklyn Sound

Isadora’s Got The New Old Brooklyn Sound

Just in time for the release of their debut EP, fivesome Isadora stole this week's Artist of the Week crown with a ferocity you rarely get from beleaguered Brooklyn beardos. Their self-titled EP is also a neat surprise, mixing the mad instrumentation...
Birmingham, United KingdomLady Leshurr: UK’s Blazin’ Drama-Free MC

Lady Leshurr: UK’s Blazin’ Drama-Free MC

Lady Leshurr fans were reminded of the MC's raging talent when she came out flowing a million miles an hour on the new Torqux club single, "Blazin," out March 10 on MTA Records. But for many, it was their first introduction to the hip-hop...
London, United KingdomDIY Pop Is a Family Matter for Bentcousin

DIY Pop Is a Family Matter for Bentcousin

Name: Bentcousin (Amelia and Pat Innit) Where They’re From: Brighton, UK (Now based in London) When They Started: 2011 Genre: Indie pop Most Similar: Scott and Charlene's Wedding, Keel Her,...
Brooklyn, United StatesAutre Ne Veut Only Wants You

Autre Ne Veut Only Wants You

Words and Interview By Laura Studarus. Arthur Ashin’s second album under the Autre Ne Veut moniker is called Anxiety for a reason. An R&B album at its core, under its beguiling blend of bubble gum refrains; dance floor-worthy production, and Ashin’s...
Belém, BrazilQueen of Tecnobrega: Gaby Amarantos

Queen of Tecnobrega: Gaby Amarantos

The album cover for Gaby Amarantos’ major-label debut, Treme, tells much of the story for her. She’s standing in front of a giant sound system covered in jungle foliage, and wearing a purple leather leotard and black-knee high boots. She’s holding a...
Lucerne, SwitzerlandSwitzerland’s Got Twang with Heidi Happy

Switzerland’s Got Twang with Heidi Happy

Name: Heidi Happy Where She's From: Lucerne, Switzerland When She Started: 2007 Genre: Indie-folk, bluegrass pop Most Similar: First Aid Kit, Cat Power, Gemma Ray Sounds Like: Honeyed Americana lullabies By moniker, Heidi Happy sounds...