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Hear RobinKss Debut Heartbreaker, “Crushed”

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Her new single, ironically titled “Crushed,” details a journey through new-found love. Always feeling “too young” to truly understand it, Kang, who goes by her Instagram-ready stage name Robinkss, grappled with her own experiences and haunting fantasies, ultimately landing on a song “more personal” than anything she’d ever written. “I don’t want to open myself up to love or that feeling,” she says, quite candidly. “In this song, the person meets someone who makes them want to reconsider that.”

The song is co-written with Tammy Infusino and Francis Kim (Rain, Whee-Sung), also her producer who has “helped me with a lot of my music journey. Francis was the one to really guide me toward developing my style and how I think about music,” Kang says.

Born to two immigrant parents, one entrenched in music-making, the other not so much, Kang began playing classical piano at four. By 8-years-old, she became captivated by stage singing. That led her down a path of self-exploration and astute examination. Her older brother, who also dreams of a career in music, as a producer, would “have to catch up to me,” she quips with a giggle. ““Both my parents really pushed me to get experience in music,” she adds.

When she was 13, she attended a youth music camp, and everything changed. “I wrote a song during that time. Having all the materials given to you and then you’re able to write a song, that in itself was really fun and interesting,” she observes. Instantly, she was struck with such a fierce curiosity, she knew her destiny was music and the bright lights of Hollywood.

Early on, Kang connected deeply with the weirdness of Lady Gaga, decked out in meat dresses and being transported in giant eggs. There was a magnetism about her presence which drew Kang to push her boundaries even further. But she knew pop music alone (including Jessie J’s powerfully raw vocal chords) wouldn’t get her where she needed to go. “As the years went by, I started to have interest in other styles of music,” Kang explains, illustrating her trek through hip-hop and rap music, which lit a fuse under her art in compelling new ways. SZA’s CTRL represents one of those cathartic and empowering records, which “has rebirthed me,” Kang smirks. She also began digging more into her cultural heritage, including mainstream pop music, as evidenced with such acts as BTS, whose mass appeal has taken the world by storm. “Their personalities are really very bright, and I like that,” she says. “They have good workout songs, too.”

Jokes aside, Kang shows signs of remarkable skill in the recording studio. “Crushed,” which dazzles with slinky, tribal textures and a smooth, caramel vocal, is only the beginning. Robinkss has a commanding aura of her own, and given a little time, she will surely blossom. A forthcoming EP is also in the works.

Listen below.

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EDM Violinist Alfiya Glow Shares New Video, “Broken”

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Releasing the classical-meets-EDM single back in December. Today, up-and-coming Russian EDM Violinist Alfiya Glow unveils the video premiere for her new single, “Broken”.

In the video, Alifya is soul searching for the lost happiness and take a break from music to admire her beautiful sight-seeing must see surroundings. Finding her inspiration among the flashing lights and bass. Alifya Glow puts the pieces of her broken heart back together and delivers an incredible performance for the sold-out crowd.

Alfiya on “Broken”

“We all have shadows. Sometimes the skull between your ears is a bad place to be alone, almost as if there is another person that wants to take you down. Don’t let that person BREAK you. Dedicated to all humans struggling with depression.”

Alfiya Glow is fresh off the 2 GIRLS 1 TOUR and currently preparing for a big 2018 with more hot new music. “Broken” was directed by Omari Bigham.

Watch the world premiere of “Broken” below.

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Hear Farrah Mechael’s New EP, ‘Farrah Please’

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While most aspiring singers have a notable contemporary artist they looked to for inspiration, Farrah looked to a song from the 1959 animated feature film, “Sleeping Beauty” called “Once Upon a Dream,” an operatic display of Disney enchantment. This lead to her singing jazz and opera in her teen years, ultimately Farrah found her voice in pop music, combining the melodic romance of her fairy-tale days with an edgy emo backing track. Some of the artist that inspire Farrah are Lady Gaga and Amy Winehouse.

Farrah’s debut EP entitled “Farrah Please”, is a perfect mix of both uptempo Pop rhythms, downtempo emo vibes, with a dash of of tropical and EDM tones. Flying from her lips and crashing into your eardrums, “Farrah Please” was released to all streaming platforms December 21st 2017.

Underneath the layers, Farrah hopes to inspire everyone who hears her album, to feel as deeply and love as strongly and passionately as she does.

Follow Farrah Mechael as she joins the DigiTour Spring 2018 on 16 dates in a city near you.

Listen to the new EP below, courtesy of Spotify.

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L.A. Josephine Shares Must-Hear New Song, “Friends”

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Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter—JOSEPHINE—releases the “Friends.” The single is the first of two tracks slated to drop before her second EP, Chasing High (due out this summer). The light-hearted track meshes together elements of indie-pop and R&B, symbolizing the simplicity of romance at a young age.

Josephine on “Friends”:

“I wrote ‘Friends’ about my best friend, a guy, who I was in love with. Most of my songs come from an autobiographical place and imagination mixed with melodramatic exaggeration – but this song was the most literal song I’ve written. It really encapsulates this relationship that I just felt so backwards in. You always hear about girls friend-zoning guys but rarely do you hear about it being the other way around..”

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