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Blood Cultures
Hot Band Alert: Blood Cultures temper uncertainty and anonymity with hope and intentionality in their music

From behind hooded, smartly dressed figures and ghostly-veiled forms, Blood Cultures orchestrate a kind of pseudo-cinematic experience within their dynamic soundscapes. Under the guise of their anonymity—which shrouds even the nature of the artist(s); is it a single creator or a collective? Blood Culture Perform at The Echo, Los Angeles on Nov. 15 Blood Cultures […]

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WEEKS
Premiere: WEEKS shares solo debut single in the hypnotic indietronica of “Plastic Screens”

Launching their solo debut Los Angeles-based WEEKS is the latest indie electronic artist to appear in recent years–coming as a sharp shift from established rock group to a dynamically pop-oriented solo endeavor. WEEKS has shared the first single from that album in the form of “Plastic Screens,” an emphatic questioning of the virtues virtual media […]

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Zach Villa leans into solo debut with darkly hypnotic single “Revolver”

Zach Villa—a lead on cult show American Horror Story: 1984–has shared his latest single “Revolver” since going solo. Previously of Rebel and a Basketcase, Villa has had a prolific hand in his relocation to Los Angeles: starting the label Speaker Cat Records and releasing the debut EP of his latest band Sorry Kyle. But “Revolver” […]

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Arthur Moon
Arthur Moon shares a kaleidoscopic trip of super-bloom color in the video for “The Habit”

Avante-pop artist Arthur Moon has shared a new video for their song “The Habit,” and it’s quite the trip of kaleidoscopic colors. Filmed in California during the super-bloom the video takes the mesmerizing folds of hills and mountains, at first a monochromatic and moon-like surface, turning them into a trippy swell of colliding landscapes and […]

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Vagabon Releases Video for New Track “Every Woman” — Fall Tour With Angel Olsen

Self-made, genre defying artist Vagabon shares a stunning, musical ode to anyone who’s ever felt unseen in her latest music video, “Every Woman.” Directed by Cameroonian filmmaker, Lino Asana, the video is reminiscent of Vagabon’s early life in Cameroon, showcasing a humble, modest existence in a forest clearing. The one of a kind songbird also […]

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Video Premiere: Zooluxx Celebrate Unity on “Different Planets”—Join Them Tonight at the Echoplex

These days, we should find our similarities with strangers rather than focus on our differences. What better way to bridge the divide than with raw, unadulterated funk? Local quartet Zooluxx penned a song to that end called “Different Planets,” and “it’s all about peace, love and equality,” shares front-man Troy Vincent. You can watch the […]

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Caroline Polachek
Caroline Polachek finds self-assurance on the acoustically lush “Look At Me Now”

Caroline Polachek has shared the final song from her upcoming solo album Pang with the lofty, acoustically lush “Look At Me Now.” Emphatically imbedded in a chaotic whirl of emotions that Polachek wrangles into an achingly triumphant assertion of identity—in all its messy and self-accepting wonder. Written at a low point in which Polachek was […]

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Mating Ritual Is Crowned “King of the Doves” on Their First Single Since Hot Content LP

The brothers of local alternative pop group Mating Ritual have been wrestling with their ego. Their brand new single “King of the Doves” was the first song they wrote in their newly built studio, intended to simply be an audio test for all their instruments. But the impromptu melodies were so compelling that they begged […]

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Caribou -- Photo by Thomas Neukum
Caribou’s New Single “Home” reworks a Smooth Soul Song

A smattering sample of sounds with a laid back hook, Dan Snaith, better known by his stage name Caribou, ends a five-year hiatus in effortless style with “Home.” The newest single is a reworked mix of Gloria Barnes’ song, “Home.” It is his first release since dropping his 2014 album ‘Our Love.’ Listening to the […]

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Starcrawler
Starcrawler pool together all the best of metal and rock-nostalgia on kerosene-soaked new album Devour Me

Leaning into their audaciously feral tendencies on their new record Devour Me, Los Angeles rock-outfit Starcrawler continues to crystallize that rabid spirit made so critical to their live shows by bringing into the studio with them. With an already notorious reputation for dishing out concerts that are as much a harrowing spectacle as they are […]

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