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Fousheé: double standard Her first new music since 2021’s 10-track time machine, Fousheé’s “double standard” is delightful, genre-bending song co-written by the New Jersey-based singer-songwriter with BNYX. Fousheé says the song “is addressing outdated gender roles that I have experienced in past relationships and rebelling against them. The imbalance frustrates me. Don’t expect anything from me that you wouldn’t give me, including respect and loyalty. …

Banks: I Still Love You

Banks (aka singer-songwriter, musician and poet Jillian Rose Banks) has released a fourth track teasing her upcoming album SERPENTINA. Minimal, delicate and tender, “I Still Love You” is a long time coming, as Banks explains: “I’ve held this song tight for over six years. It felt like a secret I wanted to keep just for myself. But I finally feel not only ready but so excited …

Fana Hues’ Valentine’s Day Playlist for COOL HUNTING

We speak with the singer-songwriter and musician ahead of the release of "Flora + Fana"

Following her exquisite 2020 debut, Hues, singer-songwriter and musician Fana Hues is poised to release her second full-length album, Flora + Fana (out 25 March). It will encompass a spectrum of emotions lyrically and sonically, and the just-released track “Wild Horses” encapsulates them all. According to the recording artist, the first single, “Pieces,” “set the tone for Flora + Fana, ‘Breakfast’ solidified the sonic world, and ‘Wild …