Author: Allison Johnelle Boron

Allison lives in Los Angeles where she is a freelance music journalist, jug band enthusiast, and industry observer. She is also the editor of REBEAT magazine. Find her on Twitter.

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Popdose Exclusive: Karen Atkins, “High on Love (Can’t Get Too)”

In December, we had a pretty wild night in Los Angeles — a weird, bright ball of light appeared in the sky over the San Fernando Valley....

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Popdose Exclusive Video Premiere: Jacobs Run, “Sleepwalking”

Australian band Jacobs Run embraces a sound that’s semi-throwback insofar as it’s what you’d expect a rock band to sound...

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Popdose Video Premiere: Valerie Ghent, “New York City Streets”

Though I currently live in Los Angeles, New York is my adopted home. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t actively miss it several...

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Popdose Song Premiere: Dhanya, “Lesson”

A few years ago, I was fortunate enough to gain exposure to a variety of world music through an artist I was working with, particularly...

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Popdose Video Premieres: Three Videos That Will Transport You Elsewhere

As the world gears up for the Grammys, it seems like pop fever has swept the nation (or maybe just LA, where I live). I’m finding...

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Popdose Video Premiere: Ori Dagan, “Sting of the Cactus”

Although Ori Dagan‘s “Sting of the Cactus” appears on his album of Nat King Cole homages (entitled Nathaniel: A Tribute...

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Popdose Video Premiere: Hannah Williams & the Affirmations, “Late Nights & Heartbreak”

You could listen to Hannah Williams & the Affirmations’ “Late Night and Heartbreak” for the first time, but you...

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Popdose Prime: Three New Christmas Tracks to Add to Your Holiday Playlist

‘Tis the season, ya’ll! Seriously, where has this year gone? As 2017 comes to a close, I’m thinking back on all of the...

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Popdose Video Premiere: Ryan Brahms, “Love Dealer”

If you like your music videos as aesthetically pleasing as they are fun to listen to, you’re in for a treat as Ryan Brahms travels to...

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Popdose Video Premiere: East Forest, “Cairn” (Live)

East Forest’s transient, ambient, electronic sound was born from a place where more than a generous chunk of musical inspiration has...

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Popdose Video Premiere: Imani Scott, “Throwing Glitter”

If you’ve ever dreamt of being transported to a technicolor dreamland with fantastic visual and audio sensations, good news! Imani...

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Popdose Video Premiere: REMZ, “Where You Belong”

To me, one of the coolest things about the convergence of music and video along with the advent of the internet is the ability for artists...

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Popdose Video Premiere: Radiator King, “The Guns You Pawned”

If you’re the type of person who likes your Halloween to last all year, do I have a music video for you. I doubt that Adam Silvestri,...

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Popdose Exclusive Video Premiere: The Begowatts, “Grand Charade”

Once in awhile, a band, a sound, comes along that smushes together the far corners of your musical tastes. For me, that’s the retro...

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Popdose Video Premiere: ash.ØK, “The Unraveled”

Do you ever wonder what would happen if great producers recorded records of their own? Okay, some of them, like Mark Ronson, Terry Melcher,...

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Popdose Exclusive Video Premiere: Ben Lorentzen, “Alabaster Jar”

Back in July, I presented to you dear Popdose readers two videos by dark rocker Ben Lorentzen, whose home country of Norway and its...

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Popdose Video Premiere: Sarah Ragsdale, “Next Time”

Sarah Ragsdale first caught my attention back in August when I told you about her single/video for “This Kiss,” which embraces...

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Popdose Video Premiere: Austin David, “Find Me a New Way”

I’ve got a soft spot for anyone who, like me, moves to LA from the midwest. Austin David, originally from Michigan, relocated to the...

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Popdose Exclusive: Silhouette Rising Pay Tribute to Fallen Bandmate With Uplifting “Technicolor”

The first time I heard this track, I immediately liked its positivity and uplifting melody and message. I mean, consider some of the...

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Popdose Exclusive: MaWayy’s “Wrong” Is the Cure for Your Summer Hangover

Touted as a quintessential summer song, MaWayy‘s pumping, beat-fueled track “Wrong” could more likely be described...

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Popdose Exclusive: Your Labor Day Weekend Jam Is Here Courtesy of Matt LeGrand

If you’re looking for a jam that reinforces loving yourself in the midst of heartbreak and anguish, you’ll want to add Matt...

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Popdose Exclusive: Sarah Ragsdale Presents Lovely Escapism in “This Kiss”

These days, the world is a dark, scary place. CNN alerts spike anxiety every two seconds, and sometimes even merely waking up in the...

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Popdose Exclusive: MRYGLD Indulge Reluctant Nostalgia With Catchy “Cool Kids”

Guys, let me be brutally honest: My birthday is this week, and I’m finally in the stage of my life where a certain malaise over...

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Popdose Video Premiere: Tremble, “Thorns”

A collaboration of a high-powered trio, each with his or her own unique musical perspective, singer Kelly Sweet, and...

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Popdose Video Premiere: The Dead Daisies, “We’re an American Band”

Like the Christmas season kicks off mid-September (ugh), July has begun to extend Independence Day all month. Don’t believe me? Come...

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Popdose Video Premiere: Drew Vision, “Want ‘Em All”

Hang with me, because I’m about to hit you with something that’s kinda outside my usual wheelhouse. The best way I can describe...

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Popdose Video Premiere: Alexa Friedman, “Enraptured”

Are you ready for the dance battle to end all dance battles? In Alexa Friedman‘s new video for “Enraptured,” a...

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Popdose Exclusive: All the Locals’ “Soulternative” Sound Is the Musical Genre You Never Knew You Needed

Atlanta has been a hotbed of musical action pretty much forever, and the ATL’s new golden children, All the Locals, are...

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Popdose Exclusive: Adaline’s Radio-Ready Pop Modernizes “Nostalgia”

Not gonna lie, I’m pretty sure Adaline chose to call her song “Nostalgia” as an homage to my most-of-the-time...

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Popdose Exclusive: Ben Lorentzen’s Music-Video “Suite” Is Right Up Film Noir Fans’ Alley

There are a few indicators when you’re watching a music video that make you say, “Oh, this is going to be good.” One of...