It’s Mid-March But We Speak To Late July About Her Life, Inspirations, And Music

Late July is the nom de plume of Nicole Simone, a singer songwriter with a lot to offer. Originally from Toronto, Canada, she spent much of her childhood in Del Mar, California, leading her to consider herself bi-coastal, Despite her stage name, Late July’s month of preference is actually October. Late July’s recent single, ‘Calling To The Moon’, was released in Late January, and comes with a music video which was shot in Bronson Canyon, in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, which is probably most famous for being the location of the Bat Cave, in the 1960s ‘Batman’ TV series.
As part of her series of interviews with Los Angeles artists, Lisa had a chat with Late July and asked her some questions.

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Vivid Neo Jazz Pop Album ‘Expectations’ From LA Songstress Olivia Henry

Olivia Henry, from Los Angeles, has known all her life that she’s wanted to sing, and she shared that passion with the world. with her debut EP, ‘Sessions’, released in 2014. The recrord demonstrated Olivia’s gift for taking a retro-jazz sound and recrafting it into an alterna-pop format, and set her on a seemingly rocketlike trajectory to the stars. Sadly this was not to be, because following the release of ‘Sessions’, Olivia was forced to put her career on hold, as she was diagnosed with a variety of joint-related auto-immune conditions.

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Skin The Sun: We Talk To LA Based Singer Songwriter Kendall Rucks

Originally from Florida, but now based in Los Angeles, Kendall Rucks takes elements of rock, blues, and dream pop, and fuses them together to create a sound that is both provocative and captivating.

Lisa caught up with Kendall and dug in deep about her life, music, and what to expect from her in the future.

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Singer Songwriter And Producer Jared Lee Releases New Single ‘Don’t Wish Your Life Away’, Theme Song For 2020 Blumhouse/SONY Film, ‘Fantasy Island’

Boston native, LA based artist returns, this time with the new single, ‘Don’t Wish Your Life Away’, which is not only the theme song for the Blumhouse/SONY film, ‘Fantasy Island’, but also plays over the end credits.

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Essentially Pop Meets: Gracie Laboy

Gracie Laboy is a singer/songwriter, originally from Washington DC, but now based in Los Angeles. Lisa met up with Gracie on 26 January, Grammys Day, right in the middle of Hollywood, at Hollywood and Highland, quite literally above where the Academy Awards were held the following week.

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Essentially Pop Meets: Grace Gaustad

Grace Gaustad is still only 18 years old, but has been making waves in Los Angeles in recent months, since she covered Hozier’s ‘Take Me To Church’. Recognised for her deep vocals, Grace has been working with Lady Gaga’s singing coach since she before she entered her teenage years. Grace has quite the profile on social media, with just under 500K followers on Instagram, as well as 80K+ on Facebook, and 73K+ subscribers on YouTube. While in Los Angeles recently, Lisa asked Grace a few quick questions about her life, music, and inspirations.

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DEMI LOVATO PERFORMS EMOTIONAL SINGLE ‘ANYONE’ AT GRAMMYS 2020

Sunday’s Grammy Awards, held at Los Angeles’ world-famous Staples Center, saw Demi Lovato in her first major performance since her highly publicised overdose in 2018.

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Electro-Pop Juggernaut Kiesza Releases Music Video For New Single ‘When Boys Cry’

Electro-pop juggernaut Kiesza has released the music video for new single ‘When Boys Cry’. Directed by Nytrix DOP: Chris Copro, the stunning video sees Kiezsa bring her charisma and dance moves to the streets of Melrose, Los Angeles.

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Gracie Abrams Releases Video For Latest Song ‘Stay’ And Announces Debut North American Performances

Emerging artist Gracie Abrams released the video for her spellbinding single, ‘Stay’, which has already garnered millions of streams around the world since its release in November and is currently one of the most played songs on Australian taste maker radio station Triple J.

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Premiere: U.S Duo Peppermint Heaven Share Retro-Tinged New Single ‘Waiting For You’

LA based synth pop duo Peppermint Heaven have released their latest single. ‘Waiting For You’, out today, is an infectiously strong start for the new decade, and the perfect cap to a big 2019.

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Giselle Torres – ‘Navidad en la Playa’

Mexican-American actress, singer, songwriter, composer, and dancer, Giselle Torres, started her entertainment career at 2 years old. Unsurprisingly when you realise that the mother of the Miami-raised artist had a theatre company. At the age of 10, Giselle was one of the top 6 finalists on the X Factor, and from then she has garnered more than 900 million views – and more than 2 million subscribers – on her YouTube channel.

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ASHRR – ‘All Yours All Mine’ (Darker Days Mix) And ‘Don’t Wait Too Long’

Although there are an absolute shedload of bands to get your teeth into in Southern California, not many of them hook into the absolute weirdness of the area; the geographical juxtapositions – sea and mountains in close proximity; pine forests looming over city scapes; the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, filled with cars and people and yet coyotes and mountain lions also call the sprawling metropolis home.

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The Essential Advent Calendar: December 22

The Essential Advent Calendar: December 22 – LA Pop/Rock Songstress Alexa Villa Releases ‘Silent Night’ In Time For The Holidays

We’re racing towards the end of the Essential Advent Calendar for 2019 and door number 22 is concealing the new single from Los Angeles pop/rock singer, Alexa Villa, ‘Silent Night’.

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Cassowary Drops His Debut Single, ‘She Funked Me’

LA artist Cassowary has just recently dropped his debut single ‘She Funked Me’, available to watch via YouTube.

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AWOLNATION Ask Us What It Means To Be ‘The Best’ With New Single

AWOLNATION return and challenge us with the questions, “What does it mean to be ‘The Best’?”, and “When it comes down to it, does being ‘The Best’ really matter?” Singer songwriter Aaron Bruno, the mastermind behind AWOLNATION wants to know in his new single and accompanying music video, ‘The Best’.

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CARLY BUTLER RELEASES ‘LAST SONG I’LL EVER WRITE ABOUT YOU’

Carly Butler is an up and coming artist from Los Angeles. She has recently released her single ‘Last Song I’ll Ever Write About You.’

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