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Suuns, JJUUJJUU and The Breathing Effect bustle with eclectic sounds at Bootleg Theater

The Bootleg Theater hosted an evening of eclectic sounds this past Wednesday night. Suuns headlined the night in support of their new album, Hold/Still, which was just released on Secretly Canadian. While fans enjoyed hearing the new tunes, the crowd seemed to have more of a connection with Suuns’ older material. Lost in a trance, the […]

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Sonny & The Sunsets get political with new song “White Cops On Trial”

Sonny and The Sunsets are gearing up to release their sixth studio album, Moods Baby Moods. Produced by none other than the talented and colorful musician Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs, the new full length record is due May 27 through Polyvinyl. Giving us a taste of the new LP, Sonny and The Sunsets have shared […]

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Radiohead blanket all existence in the anxious shadow of A Moon Shaped Pool’s psychedelic-folk

“And in your life, there comes a darkness/This spacecraft blocking out the sky/And there’s nowhere to hide,” so begins Radiohead’s ninth studio album A Moon Shaped Pool, and for the next fifty-two long minutes, Thom Yorke and company endeavor to blot out the sun and encapsulate all existence in the anxious shadow of their psychedelic-folk […]

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The Echoplex Roared For Bayonne and Petite Noir

Tuesday was another unforgettable night at The Echoplex, this time spent with experimental electronic artists Bayonne aka Roger Sellers and Petite Noir aka Yannick Ilunga. The show was the first date of Bayonne’s national tour and served as a preview for the incredible dropping of his debut LP, Primitives, due out this Friday, March 25th […]

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A Night With Bradford Cox — from controlled chaos with Atlas Sound to the transcending sounds of Deerhunter

Earlier this year, Deerhunter was slated to play FYF. “We had to cancel because we had a lot of personal shit to deal with,” Bradford Cox told the crowd Friday night at The Regent. It seems the only thing that Cox has ever had to deal with had been unpleasant, and that’s an understatement. From […]

Stream Liphemra’s spicy new track “Did U Cry”

Los Angeles based Liphemra has revealed a spicy new track title “Did U Cry”. The experimental group — known for their unique electronic beats, samples and trip hop vibes — are gearing up to release a new EP of same name (Did U Cry) which is set for an early March release via LA-based label […]

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Hot Artist Alert: River Tiber’s new EP “When The Time Is Right” gives all the feels

You may hear River Tiber’s distinct voice and custom sounds on tracks such as Travis Scott’s “Oh My Dis Side” and on the BadBadNotGood x Ghostface Killah collab album Sour Soul but where the Toronto based artist (aka Tommy Paxton-Beesley) truly shines is on his new self-released EP When The Time Is Right which features […]

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Hot Band Alert: Sand Babes Premiere New Song “Carousel” From Forthcoming EP

Echo Park’s Sand Babes may be fairly new to the local music scene but already they are bringing a bright sense of honesty to their music as they begin to hone and craft their dreamy psychedelic sound. The band will be releasing their self-titled debut EP in full on August 5th but we are stoked […]

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Death Grips to headline The Glass House in Pomona after FYF Fest

Remember last year when Death Grips suddenly called it quits and never showed up to their scheduled FYF date. As previously reported, the controversial shock-value band got booked for FYF again this year (since they’re apparently back together). Additionally, they have booked a post FYF date at The Glass House Pomona on Tuesday, August 25. […]

New Music: Brooklyn’s SIDEASIDEB shine with brooding and beautiful experimental shoegaze

For those that love the marriage between post-punk and dream-pop, you’ll dig on the aurally pleasing sounds of Brooklyn’s experimental group, SIDEASIDEB. The band led by Matthew Sire (vocals, production) and Christopher Ray Nunez (guitars, bass, arrangements) just released their EP Evergreen Rust this past May and it’s quite the lovely listen. With soothing melodies […]

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Robert Glasper to headline El Rey Theatre in support of new album with original trio

Robert Glasper is making a highly anticipated return to his acoustic jazz trio for his new album, Covered (The Robert Glasper Trio recorded live at Capitol Studios), which will be released June 16 on Blue Note Records. To celebrate the new record, Robert Glasper will headline the El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, June 17! The […]

This Will Destroy You
This Will Destroy You and Cymbals Eat Guitars melt walls of sound at The Roxy

This Will Destroy You and Cymbals Eat Guitars recently took over The Roxy in West Hollywood blasting out their unique sounds. known for the atmospheric and drawn out instrumental pieces, This Will Destroy You melted walls playing fan favorites along with songs from their most recent album, Another Language which was released last September on […]

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FKA Twigs envelopes the Regent with a seductive wizardry of harmony and movement

“How can you separate the dancer from the dance?” –William Butler Yeats This pretentious tidbit of critical theory was all I could think of after seeing FKA Twigs’ national television debut on Jimmy Fallon. In that showcase, she balanced the spontaneity of performance with something resembling witchcraft. Her set up was risky; a wind tunnel […]

Win tickets to Mark Lanegan Band at El Rey Theatre

Mark Lanegan at Fonda Theatre — Photo by Farah Sosa Mark Lanegan Band returns to Los Angeles for a headlining performance at the El Rey Theatre on Sunday, November 2nd. Touring in celebration of his ninth release under his own name, his 20th if you include his collaborations, and close to his 50th if you include […]

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