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Los Angeles, United StatesJez Dior is The Real Thing of 2013
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Jez Dior is The Real Thing of 2013

March 8, 2013
Name: Jez Dior Where He's From: Los Angeles When He Started: First official releases in 2013 Genre:: Hip-hop Most Similar: Drake Hailing from L.A., Jez Dior is making 2013 look good for hip-hop. His new single "Love Me To Death" is the...
Paris, FranceAs They Burn’s Deathcore Lights Up Paris
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As They Burn’s Deathcore Lights Up Paris

Name: As They Burn Where they’re from: The Paris suburbs When They Started: 2007 Genre: Progressive Metalcore Most Similar: Meshuggah, Gojira Sounds Like: Metalcore cracks a crazy smile There are about a million ways to combine...
Oakland, United StatesA Raka Keeps It Real
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A Raka Keeps It Real

Los Rakas stop by MTV Iggy to talk about everything from pan-African politics to Panamanian slang. Truth is, there’s only Los Rakas really doing this. The bilingual rap and reggae duo out of Oakland (via Panama) are putting all the pieces together:...
Reykjavík, IcelandSing Along with Ólöf Arnalds
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Sing Along with Ólöf Arnalds

Words and Interview by Laura Studarus. Ólöf Arnalds peppers her statements with the word “beautiful.” It’s more than verbal filler, the optimist’s equivalent of “like” or “dude.” As the conversation unfolds, it becomes clear that the articulate...
Stockholm, SwedenSocial Surfing with the Mary Onettes
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Social Surfing with the Mary Onettes

Words and Interview by Laura Studarus. A quick glance at The Mary Onettes’ song titles reveals a wealth of insight into frontman Philip Ekström’s inner monologue. Names such as “Unblessed,” “Can't Stop the Aching,” and “Don't Forget (to Forget About...
MMOTHS Says His New EP is “More Real”
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MMOTHS Says His New EP is “More Real”

MMOTHS -- aka 19-year-old Jack Colleran -- is one of the more unlikely indie stars of the past few years. His self-titled debut was a winner in the Irish charts, earning him a deal with SQE Music (At the Drive-In), yet his leading tracks were...