Jenna Giselle
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Jenna Giselle

Sad sack NOLA-based contributor at CVLT Nation, Invisible Oranges, and Drunk in a Graveyard.

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It’s a secret that’s becoming harder and harder to hide: the fearless faces of depressive hip-hop mask a greater era of anxiety that’s seeking safety in lo-fi beats peppered with schoolyard nostalgia. California-based musician Brennan Savage is being heard loud in this underground despite exuding more understated vibes. While appeals

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There’s a degree of irony that comes with awarding media points to someone who stands in stark contrast with everything the spotlight represents. In the case of rapper Gizmo, perhaps it’s better to do more telling than showing, conveying just enough to pique interests without finessing through flash. While Wicca

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Isolation. Misanthropy. Self-hatred. No, this isn’t a recap of Noisey’s famed One Man Metal, but one of the most criminally slept-on young artists to emerge from the cloud rap scene. OmenXIII, whose name, age, and origin prove even more evasive than the identity of Scott Conner himself, has become an

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There’s a thread that seems to run throughout nearly every genre of music—a desire to escape your hometown that runs as deep as the pride for the land that’s served as the flint of the artistic fire. As a breathing, scene-spanning beast, punk-influenced hip-hop duo $uicideboy$ is perhaps the most

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While you may associate enchantment with the occult and a preference for social isolation with extreme metal, alternative hip-hop’s Wicca Phase Springs Eternal suggests that darkness can be translated through the beat of a different drum. Branching off from indie rock’s more conventionally alternative route (a truthful oxymoron), the man

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What did your Wicca phase look like? Did you draw pentagrams on the paper tablecloths at your Grandma’s Macaroni Grill turn up? Did you buy used spell books from the girl with the shaved head at your school’s gay-straight alliance meeting? After smelling said books, did you bury them deep

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