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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 |
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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Zoe Elaine |
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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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Young Fathers let their thermal ghosts rage in new video for “Holy Ghost”

If you’ve yet to really dive into the bottomless depths of rap trio Young Fathers’ swelling discography, the group’s latest music video accompaniment to their song “Holy Ghost” is the mind-boggling, curiosity-budding piece you’ve been waiting for. Directed by renowned creator Oscar Hudson (Radiohead’s “Lift,” Bonobo’s “No Reason”), the video was filmed in one continuous […]

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Steven Ward |
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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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Sego mingle melancholy with sublime intimacies in new single “Be Alone”

Indie-rock outfit Sego blend the darkly melancholic with sublime confessionalism on their new song “Be Alone,” letting their heavy emotions grow in the hollowed soundscapes they create. Created at first as part of a film score that part of the band was working on, the song blended pretty seamlessly into their affinity for groggy guitar […]

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Steven Ward |
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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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yOya offer-up a harmonic anthem in new single “I Don’t Wanna Fight”

Since their debut album Nothing To Die, Los Angeles-based songwriting duo yOya have made a point in blurring the line between their acoustic-folk sentiments and the logical electro-pop infusions that inform them. Originally natives of Corvallis, OR, Alex Pfender and Noah Dietterich brought their Graceland-soundtracked childhood with them when they moved to Los Angeles and found themselves sponging-up […]

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Steven Ward |