Monthly Archives: September 2019

jail weddings
Jail Weddings channel all the best of Smiths-Byrne and their own manic experimentation on Wilted Eden

Having spent a decade honing their sound steeped in the depths of a sub-genre of music they coined as death doo-wop, Los Angeles-based Jail Weddings have returned with their third album in Wilted Eden. To celebrate the new record, the band will play a record release show on Sept. 24 at The Satellite. Mingling all […]

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Kills Birds Create The Perfect Tension and Harmony at Bootleg Theater Bar

This past Thursday, Los Angeles four-piece Kills Birds played the Bootleg Theater Bar stage in celebration of their newly minted debut LP. The self-titled album, which was produced by Justin Raisen (Kim Gordon, Yves Tumor, Angel Olsen), is exuberantly tight and unexpected. The set brought forth interesting time changes, emotionally compelling vocal parts, and slick […]

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flying lotus
Flying Lotus at the Novo: a mystical homecoming full of otherworldly sensory explorations

As a lifelong Angeleno and having had a musical epiphany at the beginning of college in the Fall of 2007 and hungry for every piece of new indie music, I have had an affection and admiration for the music of Flying Lotus since his first track releases featured during bumpers on Adult Swim. It has […]

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Cataldo’s ‘Literally Main Street’ Captures Universal Sentiments Cloaked with Personal Detail

Sometimes the things that stick with us are not lightning quick and powerful, but slow wheeling, calculated and intricately placed. It may take a little longer to realize what’s in front of you, but with the right view, a slower and less predictable path reveals much more than you ever could have imagined. Singer/songwriter Eric […]

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egg drop soup
Premiere: Egg Drop Soup bleed beautifully in powerful video for “PMS”

Egg Drop Soup are back with another dope video, this time for their track “PMS.” The fiery song is the title-track off Egg Drop Soup’s forthcoming three-song PMS EP, which will be released Sept. 27. Smothering themselves in the powerful blood of a womxn, the video also features no shortage of creepy-perfect dolls, angelic girls, […]

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Maggie Rogers at Santa Barbara Bowl
Photos: Maggie Rogers gives brilliant performance at Santa Barbara Bowl, joined by Now Now

Maggie Rogers delivered a most extraordinary performance this past Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the Santa Barbara Bowl. Joined by Now, Now as her supporting act, the two female powerhouses gave fans at the Santa Barbara Bowl a summer night to remember. Maggie Rogers is currently on tour in support of her album, Heard It in […]

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Fell Runner
Premiere: Fell Runner share whimsical, unsurprisingly dog-filled video for “Dog Inside a Car”

Los Angeles rock quartet Fell Runner have shared the video for their song “Dog Inside a Car,” the off-kilter, guitar chill track off their latest album Talking released earlier this summer. Filmed in the hills near Palmdale and Mt. Emma, CA by Enersto Prieto and directed/edited by Marcus Högsta (Fell Runner bassist), the film hones […]

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Quantic | Photo by Farah Sosa
Quantic and DJ Jeremy Sole scorch the Lodge Room in Highland Park with delicious Afro-Latin rhythms

Will Holland, better known as Quantic, is a prolific English producer and DJ. When his live show at the Lodge Room in Highland Park was announced, it was not surprising that it quickly sold-out. You never know what to expect at a “live” Quantic performance. It could be an amazing live band formed by the […]

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Anna Vogelzang looks inward for stars on new single “Burning Star”

Wrapped in the gentle allure of her sleek, acoustic melodies, singer/songwriter Anna Vogelzang finds sweet release on her latest single “Burning Star.” Written after a visiting the Infinity Room art installation by Yayoi Kusama at The Broad in Los Angeles, Vogelzang was electrified by the cosmic-side of the sensory experience she underwent—and while driving up […]

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An Interview with Iconique — Making an Entrance with “The Bitch Has Landed”

On the heels of their challenging leading single, Iconique today reveal “The Bitch Has Landed,” another cut from their forthcoming Ovation EP. The LA-based neo-disco act is heating up just in time for the weather to cool down, which is apt—after all, fall fashion boasts some of the year’s most extravagant looks. Similarly, Iconique’s new […]

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