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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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francine thirteen
Interview: Francine Thirteen Reclaims Her Vices Ahead of Her Show at the Standard

To understand ritual pop artist Francine Thirteen, one must open up to ideas of feminism that would make the virtuous cringe. Francine Thirteen wants to recontextualize and redefine lust and power, two aspects of womanhood that have been exploited in centuries past.  Ahead of her performance next week at the Standard, we were able to […]

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bryan olinger
Father’s Day Gift Guide 2018 — 20 Unique Father’s Day Gifts for the Cool and Adventurous Modern Dad

Need some cool and unique Father’s Day gift ideas for the modern, adventurous Dad? We got you! Whether the special Father figure in your life seeks outdoor adventure products, or stylish and modern Father’s Day gifts, our list of 20 Unique Father’s Day Gifts for the Cool, Adventurous Dad will blow your mind! Well, maybe […]

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Gorillaz at the Forum -- Photo: Wes Marsala
Gorillaz reveal lineup for Demon Dayz Festival, Los Angeles — Gorillaz, Erykah Badu and more

As previously reported last week, Gorillaz are brining their Demon Dayz festival to LA. The event will take place October 20 at the Pico Rivera Sports Arena & Grounds. The Los Angeles installment of Gorillaz Demon Dayz Festival will feature Gorillaz, Erykah Badu, The Internet and more stellar acts. With two stages of music, including a […]

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the distillers
The Distillers announce reunion tour with Los Angeles gig at Hollywood Palladium

Get ready for a dose of badass woman! The Distillers have announced a headline date at Hollywood Palladium on Tuesday, September 11. Fronted by the fierce, Brody Dalle, The Distillers will be hitting the road for a reunion tour. The last time we heard some Distillers music live was when Brody Dalle headlined the Observatory in […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |