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Artful Insanity: Lauren Ruth Ward’s ‘Did I Offend You’ Music Video Featured Music 

Artful Insanity: Lauren Ruth Ward’s ‘Did I Offend You’ Music Video

Los Angeles (Girl Underground) – Coming up on the release of her first full length album, Well, Hell, Boston-turned-LA sweetheart Lauren Ruth Ward is going strong. After a spring and summer full of local shows and residencies, most of which took place in her Echo Park neighborhood, Ward is gearing up for a September release date, complete with an East LA release party. And if that’s not enough exciting news, she recently proposed to her girlfriend and fellow Los Angeles musician Laura Pergolizzi aka LP, and – spoiler alert – she said yes. One might say things are going well Read More

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebrated Through Music Featured Music 

Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebrated Through Music

Los Angeles (Girl Underground) – Cultivated around the thought of unspoken airwaves scouring from a concept in 1969, Moonroom, an organization that strives on hosting these spirits, teams up with Berkeley and Los Angeles collective, Redacted, for a month-long presentation for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.  The monthly showcase aims to highlight local Asian American-fronted acts throughout LA, LB and OC, and “showcases young Asian Americans leading compelling, diverse creative projects” that are often forgotten and not recognized. Embracing the goal of “putting unfamiliar faces in familiar places”, Moonroom and Redacted’s  partnership not only celebrates Asian American fronted acts within the Read More

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Anti-War Music: American High’s Album Debuts May 8th Activism Music 

Anti-War Music: American High’s Album Debuts May 8th

Sacramento (Girl Underground) – Feel-good 70’s inspired pop music isn’t a lost art. The idea that music as an art form can be directed to making a political statement is still a popular outlet for the frustrations artists feel towards the current political climate. In an age where many, many people are entirely disenchanted with politics and afraid of the looming possibility of World War III, it is impossible for people to stay silent. Sharing in this mindset is the Sacramento-based American High, who released their debut album Bones in the Attic, Flowers in the Basement on March 8th, 2017. Read More

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Siren’s Song: Maryama’s New Video ‘Where The Mermaids Are’ is Hauntingly Beautiful Featured Music 

Siren’s Song: Maryama’s New Video ‘Where The Mermaids Are’ is Hauntingly Beautiful

World (Girl Underground) – The term “world music” is often employed when regarding artists from other countries but technically isn’t all music “world music”? Iranian-born artist Maryama released her visually stunning video for “Where The Mermaids Are” showcasing her unique blend of jazz instrumentals and soulfully soothing vocals. It’s easy for the listener to get lost in the musical depths of this track. It carries a sense of weightlessness and tranquility, a feeling similar to floating in the ocean. Maryama studied guitar under the instruction of prominent Iranian rock stars like Ardavan Anzabipour and Homayoun Majdzadeh. She’s indisputably qualified academically, with two Associate’s Degrees Read More

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