Struan is an artist from Arlington, who also went to UVA. When asking him about his music, he says, “My music is for late night drives when all you can think about is her, the smell of her hair on a summer evening, nostalgia for just 5 minutes ago, rooftops, and insomnia at 3 AM on your friend’s couch.” His music is very calming, yet also motivating at the same time. It makes the listener feel as if all of their problems are gone for a moment, and that anything is possible.
His newest video, “Over You” dropped on June 12th. It was on Spotify “Fresh Finds” and “Fresh Finds: Pop” and has been really well received thus far. The video was shot in both Austin, and Nashville. The song is about a break up, and the phase of running away from all the fallouts and friends lost through the break up. This song makes you think of past loves, and is a good song to get you “in your feels.” Check it out below.
When D.C. venues were ready to reopen after COVID-19, indie pop duo GLOSSER was ready to perform. The two, Riley Fanning and Corbin Sheehan, formed the band pre-COVID out of a shared aesthetic vision and passion for music storytelling.
Their first album *DOWNER* was released in January 2023, however they have decided to release a [__deluxe version__](https://open.spotify.com/album/0KLORhtj3ohV4FtbdjoKu5?si=iNZX9fiZSm2M6V8pRdBkow) exactly one year later containing four new tracks – two remixes, a reimagined song, and a cover – that they are hoping will give it a second life and allow them to continue performing around the area.
The band explains that they have spent many shows opening for touring bands that traveled through D.C. “We made music and then venues started to open again,” Sheehan says. Rather than having the “typical grungy” D.C. band experience, they uniquely went straight to club shows.