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Primavera Sound LA - photo by Ana Baca
Photos & Review: Primavera Sound LA shines with three days of sonic bliss and community

After nearly two decades, Barcelona’s Primavera Sound brought its edition of the festival to Los Angeles marked at Primavera Sound LA with more than 50 artists from around the world and, boy was it exciting. Words & Photos by Ana Baca Only several sunsets left of summer and I’m trying to take it all in […]

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Current Joys’ New Album ‘Voyager’ is a Crooning Cruise into the Existential and Moody

In the audiophile film, “High Fidelity,” John Cusack’s character asks the pivotal question to his audience, “What came first? Music, or the misery? … Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to pop music?” For Current Joys’ creator, Nick Rattigan, it’s the emotions that spark the music, and it’s emotion that propels […]

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5 New Albums to Start Your Week featuring Allison Russell, Current Joys, TEKE::TEKE and more

This week’s recommended new albums of the week feature Allison Russel, Current Joys, KALI, Luna Li and TEKE::TEKE. From country melodies to addictive indie pop and Japanese psych rock with a lovely folk twist — press play on all 5 albums this week. You won’t be disappointed. Also: stream new albums from Moon, Unitfp, Sinéad […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |