New Music

“Luna” by The Aliens – Album Review

I’m spiraling on a sound-wave of musicianship with a harmonica on my way through a gliding rock tune called “Bobby’s Song.” This 10-minute musical track is broken down into various branches of stylistic blends from the 60s past with touches of modern wonder. By the 3rd minute it breaks down to a mystical flute/pipe tune […]

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Tahiti 80 at the Troubadour: Photo and Video Review

Tahiti 80 played a smashin’ good show at the Troubadour last Thursday, Nov. 5 alongside Brookville. Bringin’ their luscious groovy tunes all the way from France, the LA crowd was joyously pleased with their arrival. Check out the soulful rockin’ fun below. Photos and Video: Craig Parker So soulfully electro! Tahiti 80 – “Heartbeat” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2ARQkweHqo]

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Where The Dirty Hipsters Are – Video Spoof

Awe man, this is fuckin’ great. Check out this awesomely funny spoof on “Where The Wild Things Are,” – but with “wild things” even scarier: HIPSTERS. “Let’s go to Cha Cha Lounge, nooo, how bout the Dresden?” OMG! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5mLuPJ0S8Q]

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“Introducing” by Brilliant Colors

It seems as thought more and more all-fem rock bands are sprouting from the dark and into the musical light. From the recently broken up Mika Miko, to Those Darlins and more, San Francisco gives us yet another set of rockettes you’ll want to add to your playlist. Check out this hot threesome, Brilliant Colors. […]

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Happy Friday: Sexiest Halloween Dance!

Time for some Halloween weekend fun ya’ll. Be safe, not sorry! In the mean time, jump-off your weekend to this sick Hyper Bass video! These Dutch kids got it going on with that swinging-kick leg dance! I dream one day to dance this good! *sigh [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jz3InKa-ZQQ]

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“Idol Omen” by Glass Ghost – Album Review

Now this is some straight up chill music. Check out this awesomely creepy Brooklyn duo Glass Ghost. As I listened to their debut album “Idol Omen,” at times it felt like the soundtrack to a dark fairytale with its growing  influx of pounding drums and magical chimes. Front-man Eliot Krimsky sings with a haunting falsetto […]

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Hotel St. George Releases New Video for “Apples & Pears”

Awe, I love baby pics! Looks like San Diego rockers, Hotel St. George , got even more cute and clever with their new video for “Apples & Pears.” But wait, it’s pretty fuckin’ weird too, in a Brady-Bunch-talking-head-portraits kind of way. Love the cheezy 80’s preppy outfits and chorus! Peep the vid below. P.S. – […]

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Juliette and The Licks at The El Rey Theatre – Show Review

Juliette and The Licks was a mad rock n’ roll woman this past Saturday at the El Rey Theatre. Playing alongside The Ettes, Juliette and the The Licks rocked the crowd before them until everyone’s ears were fuzzrocked to hell! Unlike many actors-turned-singers, Juliet Lewis is actually fuckin’ good and can put on a killer […]

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“In & Out of Control” by Raveonettes – Album Review

I always remember the Danish mod-rockers, The Raveonettes, as a dark, electro rock duo. Known for their ambient landscapes and sexy lo-fi stylings, it looks like the sun ventured where it usually doesn’t shine on their new ablum “In & Out of Control.” Opening up with a fun and bubbly track, “Bang” sets the tone […]

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“Psychic Chasms” by Neon Indian

Whoa! For a few seconds there I thought I was back in the 80’s playing some Space Invaders or Asteroids. With their intro track (AM), it’s clear that Neon Indian likes to play with the whole galactic beats. You’ll hear some spacey sound effects and cheesy rhythms through out the whole album. If you’re all […]

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