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Ears Wide Open: Pearl & The Oysters

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French-American duo Pearl & the Oysters moved to L.A. just in time for the COVID lockdown. So their new single, “Pacific Ave,” is a fanciful look at their new environs. The duo is newly signed to Stones Throw Records.

Ears Wide Open: Pearl & The Oysters

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French-American duo Pearl & the Oysters moved to L.A. just in time for the COVID lockdown. So their new single, “Pacific Ave,” is a fanciful look at their new environs. The duo is newly signed to Stones Throw Records.

Ears Wide Open: Steven van Betten

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Steven van Betten (of Fell Runner) steps out on his solo debut, “Friends & Family,” due next year. The first single “I Didn’t Mean to Do That” muses on past mistakes, and how they’re viewed over time.

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Ears Wide Open: Holly Blair

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Holly Blair’s sadly beautiful debut, “See This Through,” explores the undercurrents of love, and its seemingly inevitable end. It’s the first original from the singer-songwriter who is working with Tim Carr (Perfume Genius, Fell Runner).

Ears Wide Open: Holly Blair

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Holly Blair’s sadly beautiful debut, “See This Through,” explores the undercurrents of love, and its seemingly inevitable end. It’s the first original from the singer-songwriter who is working with Tim Carr (Perfume Genius, Fell Runner).

Ears Wide Open: Tim Hill

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Tim Hill’s rustic Americana gets some polish on his forthcoming sophomore album, “Giant,” produced by Jonny Bell. As the singles “Honey Tangerine” and “Calico” attest, the singer-songwriter’s engaging storytelling still shines.

Ears Wide Open: Power Pink & Sweet

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L.A. quartet Powder Pink & Sweet invites listeners into an ethereal realm on their singles “My Fragile Heart” and “Slightly Hopeful.” The dream-pop quartet’s album, “Little Stories,” is out Nov. 4.

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Ears Wide Open: Militarie Gun

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Newly signed to Loma Vista Recordings, hard-hitting L.A. rockers Militarie Gun will release “All Roads Lead to the Gun” next week. The album features highlights from their EPs, along with four new tracks, including the single “Let Me Be Normal.”

Ears Wide Open: Militarie Gun

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Newly signed to Loma Vista Recordings, hard-hitting L.A. rockers Militarie Gun will release “All Roads Lead to the Gun” next week. The album features highlights from their EPs, along with four new tracks, including the single “Let Me Be Normal.”

Ears Wide Open: The Soft Hills

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The Soft Hills’ new album, “Viva Chi Vede,” transforms Garrett Hobba’s life-changing explorations into mesmerizing psych-pop and cinematic folk. It’s out July 22, and singles such as “Opening To The Infinite,” “Tea Time” and “Medicine” set the stage.

Ears Wide Open: Laufey

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Chinese-Icelandic singer-songwriter Laufey marries jazz, classical and pop sensibilities in her music, which will be on full display when the L.A.-based artist releases her debut album “Everything I Know About Love,” out Aug. 26.

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