Loretta Kim

Hi Beth! Thank you for being here!  We are obsessed with your fashion style! How do you stay so current?  Well, thank you! I stay current through watching runway shows, attending music festivals, and, most importantly, staying creative in my fashion. What do you think goes into the perfect outfit?  I’m very much a “dress from
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2020 has been a crazy year without question, but it’s also been a year in which we’ve seen one of the better summers for indie pop fans collectively experienced in the new millennium. Amidst a season of pure isolation for most of the world’s recording artists, incredible material has begun to come out of the
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Fast, furious and packing far more of a sonic punch than most anything I’ve heard out of the mainstream lately, Jupiter in Velvet’s “Not Again” is definitely one of the more brutish moments to behold in Punk Goes the Velvet, but I wouldn’t say it’s the lone track sporting some muscle in this latest EP from
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Who or what is the “Invisible Stranger?” For that Matter who and what are The PondHawks? An indie group out of Chicago, The PondHawks are one of music’s best kept secret treasures. Their release of “Invisible Stranger” serves to make them even more valuable to the music industry as well as to the history of
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Origins: Singers and Songs that Made Me is the latest solo release from former Chicago bassist and vocalist Jeff Coffey. The album’s fourteen songs are covers from a wide spectrum of artists who Coffey has admired over the course of his life, but these are reverential treatments akin to pinning butterflies under glass. Coffey, instead, brings
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Elz Bentley’s latest release “Buddha” comes with a matching music video further reinforcing the song’s potential impact. It’s a hallmark of Bentley’s career, thus far, that he pairs each new release with complementary visual material bursting with the same inspiration and skill heard in the song. It wraps its arms around the same urban imagery
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Country fans have been leaning on the genre a lot in 2020, and as periods of great strife tend to teach us, few mediums are as medicinal as music is in times like these. In his new single “Two Lane Airplane,” country artist Gary Burk III is steering clear of negativity and downtrodden dirges and
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Supple and smoothly applied to the blank canvas afforded by silence in the backdrop, the strings we initially make contact with in Jeffrey Li’s debut single “Anniversary” are a masterfully melodic element to say the least. A near-perfect complement to Li’s stunningly warm lead vocal, this textured component of a much grander harmony is far
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In his new extended play, titled Insane, Tom Tikka & The Missing Hubcaps put their artistic narrative on the line for everyone to appreciate, and I must say, it’s one that feels rather refreshing this summer. Although rock has been struggling to stay relevant in the past few years, there isn’t any retrospection on Tikka’s part
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From the depths of one of the coolest albums of the year “Doves of War” by the alt rock band Trenched, comes their hot new single “Wild Rides and Alibis.” An emotionally charged rendezvous with love, cheating, passion, obsessions and possession….at least at first glance. Musically driven by bass riffs and pounding skins, catchy and
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Vaulting between a machine gun-style intensity and a swaggering, carefully timed execution, the flow of 8rooklyn 8atman’s verses in the new single “Chitty Bang” is as agile, lean and mean as they come – but it’s not free of muscular moxie. 8rooklyn 8atman has a very raw versatility to his sound, but while his greatest
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If Tom Tikka and the Missing Hubcaps prove nothing else, they conclusively show when you play something is even more important than what you play. Take the drumming for example – by any measure, the drumming featured throughout the three song EP Working Class Voodoo is the ideal of blue collar meat and potatoes drumming, nothing intricate,
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ILYAH is the rare modern performer who transcends geographic and cultural borders alike. The performer, of Moroccan descent, works out of the Boston, Massachusetts area but possesses a talent that has across the board appeal. His latest single “Habibi” shows off his cultural range without ever smacking of pretension for even a second. It’s a
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Attracting the admiration of high profile artists like Lady Gaga, among others, AV Super Sunshine has amassed over 200,000 fans spanning an array of demo and geographic boundaries, the deceptively ambitious music spooling from his imagination has struck gold again with his new single “Smile”. He offers the track in two different mixes, an original
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Linda Collins continues solidifying her positions as a major force in the independent film world with the critical success accorded her recent short film Perception. Directed and written by Andres Irias, the winner of Best International Film at the 2020 Brightside Tavern Shorts Film Festival in New York City tells two stories about immigration from very
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Mark! Welcome. We heard you have a new single coming out – when can we expect to hear it? Hello! Thank you for having me! Yes I do. It’s coming out on Valentines Day. Right around the corner! We also saw on IG that you are putting out an EP. That is a big deal,
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Let’s jump right in – your new video for Roller Coaster just dropped. Congrats! Do you ever get nervous before you release something new or is it more of an exciting things for you? It is more exciting to release new material. If I release it, that means I believe in the project and I
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Hello Guys! So happy we get to chat with you today! We know you have kicked off the Spectra tour – how is it going? Red: It’s going really well! This our first ever tour, so it’s been a lot of just getting used to being on the road, getting used to playing so often,
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Hello Clo! So excited we get to chat today. Fill us in on what is new in your world! Hello! A lot of amazing things are currently in the works. I finished my E.P with my amazing producer Warren Huart. So we are now taking the next steps and working on live shows, music videos
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