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Julia Jacklin at El Rey
Julia Jacklin and Christian Lee Hutson Brought Their Tour to a Bittersweet End at the El Rey

For the past few weeks, Julia Jacklin and Christian Lee Hutson have been living like Peaches and Herb. The pair first met at Jacklin’s 2017 Bootleg performance, where Hutson opened for the Australian songwriter. They became fast friends and have made the most of their time together again on her North American tour, sharing stages, […]

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via intercom
Interview: Nuanced Wisdom Flows from Via Intercom’s New LP, Flex, Release

The wisdom that emanates from Brooklyn’s Via Intercom may teach you something about yourself and the society we live in. The duo, comprised of Maggie Colgan and Stevie Jick, debuted their project two years ago with an ambitious 14-track concept record called Buzz Buzz Buzz Vertigo, which explored childhood and budding queerness. Jick has worked […]

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aldous harding
Aldous Harding and Hand Habits Weaponized Restraint at Sold-Out Lodge Room Performance

The streets were lined with costumes and club attire on this pre-Halloween weekend; fans sported a mix of both as they filed into the Lodge Room this past Saturday to witness the final night of Aldous Harding’s LA tour stop. The show sold out over a month in advance, prompting a second be added for […]

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abby posner
Premiere: Abby Posner Debuts Honest First Track Off Forthcoming EP, ‘Return Home’

Abby Posner is intimately organic, sending listeners right back to their roots no matter what genre they favor. With an anticipated EP on the horizon, Abby has just released it’s first single ‘Return’, recorded live at the Village Studios with the Queertet:  Born and raised in Colorado, Abby’s voice rings with an honest timbre, delivering […]

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y la bamba
Y La Bamba shares new song “Rios Sueltos” off Forthcoming EP — Tour Kick Off at KCRW Summer Nights Aug 10

Crossover hitmakers Y La Bamba are back with a new single from a brand new record as well as fresh tour dates that begin right here in LA. “Rios Sueltos” is colorful both sonically and visually, considering the accompanying clip; it will appear on the band’s next EP, Entre Los Dos, due out September 20 […]

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Avant-Garde Singer, The Songery Wipes the Slate Clean in Experimental Folk Composition “You”

The last we heard of The Songery, she was reimagining the genre of singer-songwriter into a dancing, whimsical land of ‘anything goes.’ With a recognizable frankness in her voice and lyrics, The Songery (moniker of Alexandria Leon) is back with a stunning, brave composition, “You.” Her upheaval of expectations lands perfectly in this shocking combination […]

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Shannon Lay
Share in Shannon Lay’s Joy at her Upcoming Shows at Love Song Bar and the Echoplex

With her new album, August, Shannon Lay challenges us to be joyous. She makes a case for celebration and for perseverance and for life. It is somehow shocking (in a good way!), which speaks volumes about not only the record itself, but also about our current society. Wallowing in sadness is relatable; ruminating on joy […]

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KERA
KERA and Devendra Banhart Join Forces on Hopeful New Song, Proceeds To Benefit Trans Charities

Emphatic folk songwriter KERA (fka Kera and the Lesbians) recently revealed a new recording of a song they penned years ago. “Bright Future Ahead” features some additional vocals by friend and now collaborator, Devendra Banhart; all proceeds for the song will be donated to Trans Lifeline. To celebrate the release, KERA will perform at Vocal […]

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Vikesh Kapoor. Photo Farah Sosa
Vikesh Kapoor warms Los Angeles with blissful performance at Moroccan Lounge

We are barely getting used to these rather unusual cold days in Los Angeles and on a Sunday staying in is quite appealing. However, on this occasion, heading over to the Moroccan Lounge to check out Vikesh Kapoor was the best decision. Kapoor’s discography is not extensive yet, but his songs are profound and engrave […]

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Paul Bergmann and the Fair Moans
Premiere: Try Not To Get Caught in Paul Bergmann’s “MaL.A.ise”

Our sunny city provides plenty of reasons to brood. Recently, the rain has not been a positive influence on anyone’s mood. Though he doesn’t officially live here anymore, Paul Bergmann can relate—he wrote a song to that end. “MaL.A.ise” will appear on the next album from the Fair Moans, Make Yourself at Home; listen to […]

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