Stuff by: Zoe Elaine

Get Down With the Young & Sick-ness This Weds at the Moroccan

Nick van Hofwegen takes his art seriously, no matter which medium. He is more widely known as Young & Sick, a local (by way of Holland then London) musician and visual artist with quite a lot planned for the next few weeks. This Wednesday, July 25th, he plays live for the first time in four […]

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Dragon Inn 3
Song Premiere: Dragon Inn 3’s “Club Sauce” is the Entrance to the Sweetest Circle of Hell

Dragon Inn 3 is finally ready to debut a song that has been in the works for 15 years. Vocalist and founding member of Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Philip Dickey, created Dragon Inn 3 with his wife Grace Bentley and his sister Sharon Bowie; the project leans more electronica than rock. The new […]

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black flamingo
Premiere: Black Flamingo Embrace Their Contradictions

Black Flamingo is filled with contradictions. Their name is the obvious first example, and their sound reflects a dichotomy of tropical light and gothic darkness, too. Add to the pile the title and feel of their new EP, Living Ghost, which will entertain as much as it haunts you. Kimi Recor (founder of Play Like […]

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Video Premiere: Watch Lucy Arnell’s Gritty Rock Seep Into Your Screen

Bleeding images reflect the fuzzy soundscape of Lucy Arnell’s latest single, “Do It Again.” Arnell is a local rocker, with a release party planned for the new track at Love Song Bar tomorrow night, supported by Henry Wolfe and Lael Neale. See her perform her own garage grunge before she takes off on tour as […]

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wolf bay
Howl with Dean Passarella’s Debut Single as Wolf Bay

Wolf Bay is a rebirth of sorts for Dean Passarella. He is currently the bassist in Lauren Ruth Ward’s live band, and with his new solo material we will finally get to know him. Today marks the release of Wolf Bay’s debut single, “Under the Moon,” with a record release show planned at the Moroccan […]

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the chamaras
The Chamanas Deliver Fun Summer Single Amid Ongoing Turmoil at the Border

The news has been difficult to stomach recently, but hopefully The Chamanas can give us a four-minute reprieve with their new single, “La Verdad.” If you’ve been thinking about the border, it’s likely in the context of the cruel American policy to separate families as they arrive in search of a better life. Through her […]

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object as subject
OBJECT AS SUBJECT Doesn’t Need Your Permission But You’ll Want Thiers

Violinist-turned-punk rocker Paris Hurley has a new project called OBJECT AS SUBJECT, and it is sure to shift your perspective. She and her band–Emilia “Pony Sweat” Richeson, Gina Young, Patty Schemel, and Megan Fowler-Hurst–cut through the bullshit by grinding axes and pounding skins, evidenced on their new single,”Weaponry.” Their debut LP, PERMISSION, is due out […]

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imaad Wasif
Interview: Exploring Context for Imaad Wasif’s Lost-Then-Found Record, Great Eastern Sun

Imaad Wasif often feels like he not of this world. His realm is not physical, though it is tangible. I had the opportunity to pose him some questions about his recent record, Great Eastern Sun, and his career in general to get a chance to understand him and the process behind his profoundly moving work. […]

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dream phases
Dream Phases Channels More Than Just the Sound of the Sixties as Brandon Graham’s New Psych Rock Venture

The summer of love inspires much of today’s indie rock world, but few contemporary bands manage to achieve what Dream Phases has set out to. The fairly new psych rock outfit is led by Brandon Graham, supported by his brother Shane and frequent collaborator Keveen Baudouin; their Harvard and Stone residency last January marked their […]

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caroline rose
Laughing Along with Caroline Rose at her Sold-Out LA Show

Caroline Rose is a comedian. If you’ve heard her new record, LONER, you know she takes pleasure in poking fun at other people and society in general. She is a goofy satirist with surprisingly deep sentiment, and her live performance only contributed to her appeal. Her sold out show at the Moroccan Lounge supported by […]

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