Rina Sawayama has released the music video for her single "This Hell." Sawayama's upcoming album, Hold The Girl, drops Sept. 2 via Dirty Hit.
The "This Hell" visual was directed by Ali Kurr.
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In the video, Sawayama dons her cowgirl boots while taking aim at bigots across a variety of settings...
“PFFT, I ACTUALLY DON’T KNOW HOW TO FEEL ABOUT THAT — THAT’S CRAZY!”
PinkPantheress laughs softly. I’ve just told her that a friend of mine compared her show last night to “being inside an episode of Euphoria.” She seems equal parts flattered and con...
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Rina Sawayama has released a new song, "This Hell." The track is the lead single from her anticipated second album, Hold The Girl.
Hold The Girl is set to release Sept. 2 via Dirty Hit.
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"This Hell" is a sharp pop-country fusion complete with stinging guitars. Sawayama easily hops ...
Rina Sawayama has announced her new album, Hold The Girl. The album is set to release Sept. 2.
Sawayama also released a short video teaser for the project.
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Hold The Girl follows her 2020 debut LP, SAWAYAMA. The album ...
Charli XCX has dropped her much-anticipated album, CRASH.
CRASH is the English artist's fifth studio album. The project departs from her previous hyperpop sound and ventures more into the realms of dance-pop.
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The 12-track record features Christine and The Queens, Caroline Polachek and Rina Sawayama.
Charli XCX recently graced the Saturday Night Live stage as the show's musical guest. She performed “Beg For You” (sans collaborator Rina Sawayama) and “Baby.” Check out her performances below.
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Charli was also featured in an SNL sketch about a singing meatball growing out of Sarah Sherman's armpit. The episode premiere
Turnstile performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night (March 3). The band played “MYSTERY” for the show's live broadcast. They also performed “BLACKOUT,” “DON'T PLAY” and “HOLIDAY” for a separate off-air livestream. You can check out both performances below.
Lowertown are showing their musical growth and maturity ahead of their upcoming EP in the brand-new single “Seaface.” Alternative Press is bringing you a first listen of the track, along with an exclusive Q&A with the group.
“Seaface” follows a similar mellow indie feel as the band's previously released songs, including the EP’s title track “The Gaping Mouth.” However, this new release marks L
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Indie troupe Pretty Sick do more than live up to their name with the new single “Bet My Blood.”
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May is Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which means it's time to recognize and reflect the AAPI artists who enrich history and culture, specifically music.
Many AAPI artists are redefining genres such as alt, punk, pop and hip-hop...
Over the past year, Rina Sawayama and Elton John have forged a close friendship after John named SAWAYAMA his favorite album of 2020. Now, the duo has come together to reimagine “Chosen Family,” Sawayama’s powerful ballad that is all about the love and acceptance found within the LGBTQIA+ community.
For the new r...