Monthly Archives: August 2017

Nightmare Air
LA indie-shoegaze rockers Nightmare Air debut video for sleek anthem “Who’s Your Lover”

Channeling the driving sonics of bands like Metric, indie-shoegaze pop band Nightmare Air delivers on every kinetically punctuated note with their propulsive new song “Who’s Your Lover.” A four-piece that grounds itself in the sweeping vocals of singer Swaan Miller they’ve already made a name for themselves with the release of their debut High in the […]

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The Jesus and Marcy Chain
Cloak & Dagger Festival makes its debut with The Jesus And Mary Chain, KMFDM, She Wants Revenge

Spaceland and Restless Nites have teamed up to deliver the first every Cloak & Dagger Festival. Taking place Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22 at the Globe Theatre and The Palace Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, the Cloak & Dagger Festival will make its debut. Filling two theaters with a unique lineup of acts […]

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She-Devils
Hot Band Alert: She-Devils Deliver Unconventional Nostalgia on Debut LP

The Man-Eaters were a fictional all-lady biker gang that terrorized a small Florida town and attacked a rival male biker gang, according to the IMDB description of the 1968 movie She-Devils On Wheels. This is the same film that the Montreal-based duo She-Devils cites as its namesake, but the DIY pop band doesn’t share the […]

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Thundercat at FYF 2017 by Steven Ward
Thundercat to headline The Glass House Pomona — Watch New Video “For Tokyo”

Los Angeles’ funk ‘n’ bass master extraordinaire, Thundercat has released a new video for the track “For Tokyo” off his new album Drunk. Shot throughout his tour in Japan, the video captures Thundercat’s love for the city of Tokyo, and the country of Japan. From sushi to anime, video games and more, the Grammy award-winning […]

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LA-based Nordic songstress Majken premieres new video for “Here and Now” off her upcoming debut album

Unfolding like a soothing fever dream, LA-based artist Majken’s self-directed video for her new song “Here And Now” is a deeply mesmerizing saunter through her overexposed indie-pop sound. Filtered with that 70’s home video feel, the film sees the singer/songwriter and director dancing and flashing sultry looks at the camera surrounded by orange tinted greenery while […]

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Kelela offers-up first single “LMK” from her debut album Take Me Apart

Tackling heteronormative notions on femininity head-on in her new single “LMK,” alt-R&B virtuoso Kelela imbues a restless sensuality into the first taste of her debut album Take Me Apart. An anthem of empowerment that uses the singer’s love of immersively voluptuous and dance-floor ready beats as her kinetic momentum, Kelela strips the track down to the barest […]

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Io Echo let their haunting neon haze fester in video for new song “Harm”

Relishing in existential discomfort Io Echo has returned with a video for their new song “Harm,” layering their volatile rock progressions with images of unnerving precision. At its core a collaboration between Ioanna Gika and Leopold Ross, Io Echo finds itself on a hypnotic, self-eviscerating nose dive towards emotional clarity on the new track–taking their […]

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Devendra Barnhart, Afrirampo and More Light Up Japanese-inspired Summer Happenings Event at The Broad

This past weekend the Broad Museum put on a fascinating event merging contemporary art, music and culture. The museum and its exhibits were still open during the after hours event where Japanese artists were scattered within the exhibits performing live music acts. Just outside the museum doors on the Plaza stage, an Osaka duo called […]

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Iggy Pop at FYF 2017 by Steven Ward
Iggy Pop to headline Desert Daze 2017

As if the Desert Daze 2017 lineup wasnt already ripe for the festival pickings, the three day festival has now added Iggy Pop as their headliner. Coming off an incredible set at FYF, prepare to have a ” TV Eye” on you once Iggy takes the stage at Desert Daze. Additionally,  Desert Daze has also […]

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