New Music

Twin Temple flip expectations with the satanic doo-wop of their self-titled debut album

Twin Temple, the creation of Alexandra and Zachary James, is the Satanic doo-wop you never knew you needed. In an unlikely collision of tastes and interests, Twin Temple’s freshly released debut album is a love letter to the bygone genre of the 50s-60s and the tones that iconized it, all delivered with a heavy dose […]

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Steven Ward |
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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Zoe Elaine |
Premiere: French songstress Livia Blanc echoes an old-world blues with debut EP “Amour Amour”

Even if you don’t speak or understand a lick of French, Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Livia Blanc’s debut EP Amour Amour will still find ways to enthrall you by the end of its five tracks. Right away Blanc establishes her penchant for coyly meandering chamber-pop with the EP’s titular track “Amour Amour”; singing almost entirely in her native […]

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Steven Ward |
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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Zoe Elaine |
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Hot Artist Alert: Lola Kirke shares new single & video “Sexy Song”

Lola Kirke is winning our hearts of the late. The talented singer / guitarist, who’s also an actress (Gone Girl, Mistress America, Mozart in the Jungle) has such a delicious voice and we just can’t get enough of it. Good thing Lola Kirke has satiated us once again with her new single “Sexy Song.” Similar […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Marissa Nadler to headline Moroccan Lounge in support of new album

Get ready to be serenaded by the enchanting voice of Marissa Nadler. The Boston-based singer / songwriter is headed to Los Angeles for a headline show at the Moroccan Lounge in Downtown, Los Angeles. Marissa Nadler will perform at the intimate Moroccan Lounge on  Monday, October 15. Marissa Nadler is touring in support of her new […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Nick Andre
Nick Andre’s “LA’s On Fire” feat. Rob Sonic and Hanni El Khatib is the summer track you need right now

Nick Andre’s “LA’s on Fire” Sizzles with Purpose “LA’s on Fire,” the new single from Nick Andre featuring Rob Sonic and Hanni El Khatib, gets the current state of the southland city right on a number of levels. Sounding like its transmissions are coming through on a crackling speaker left to bake in the recent heat […]

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Steven Ward |
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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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Youngr
Youngr to headline The Troubadour, watch new video for “Lost In Translation”

Youngr will be headed to the Troubadour in West Hollywood for a headline show date on Saturday, November 3. The electro-pop, multi-instrumentalist has been causing some global waves the past year, and he’s showing no signs of stopping. Having recently released new track ‘Lost In Translation,’ (watch the video below), the new song follows previous […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Hot New Music: Stream James V’s new track “Television,” and grab yourself a tube while you’re at it

James V is keeping things weird with his track “Television.” Masterminded by Los Angeles vocalist / guitarist / bassist James Thomer, “Television” is smooth and swirly, with just the right kind of weird. I’m not talking just any weird, I’m talking that special weird. The kind where a stranger passes by you on the street […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |