It’s an unbearably hot day. The sweltering heat in Pasadena has reached heights that allowed for drink vendors at 88Rising’s Head in the Clouds fest to charge criminal prices ($15 for a 16 oz drink) — and get away with it. Bullets of sweat bead across virtually every attendee’s hairline in sight and I was […]
When we first interviewed keshi (Casey Luong) back in 2018, he was still at the cusp of breaking through. Lo-fi, and more specifically, lo-fi hip hop as a genre, was slowly creeping its way through YouTube algorithms and making its way to the mainstream. keshi, who at the time was sitting on a few million […]
Korean American R&B singer Hae.zy reveals her inspirations and her love for Love on her debut 'Love Letter EP.'
Hae.zy (Hae Hyun Choi) is a Korean American artist based in Southern California who tells love stories with a smooth and sensual vibe. Her sound merges futuristic melodies with old-school poetic writing to deliver music that “creates healing through words and sounds” and “brings people together into a whole new world of ascension and relation.” […]
The songs of Houston-based musician Bowen marry low-key R&B dreamscapes with bedroom pop production–a winning combination that has found success for many up-and-coming musicians. But while the young musician is still tinkering around with his sound, Bowen’s music takes on a little bit of a psychedelic-edge, fogging up his musical offerings with an added dose […]