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Watch Girlpool’s new video for “Pretty”

  It’s less than two minutes and looks like it was shot on an iPhone, but there is a humble beauty to Girlpool’s simple new video for “Pretty.” Directed by Allyssa Yohana, Harmony Tividad, and Cleo Tucker, the video has an eerie feel. The lulling tone of the song is complemented by the out of […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Modest Mouse rattles graves at Hollywood Forever

It was a perfect day to be in a cemetery to watch a bad ass concert by a bad ass band: Modest Mouse at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Lead singer, Isaac Brock was a madman on stage, listening to the radio plays of Modest Mouse doesn’t really give you the full scope of what Modest Mouse […]

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Wes Marsala |
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Neon Indian debuts new songs and plays fan favorites at FYF

We literally had to run from UMO to the Main Stage to catch Neon Indian at FYF, even missing the first half of his first song. It didn’t matter though, as soon as we approached the stage you could see Alan Palomo in white pants and a white t-shirt with a black blazer dancing behind […]

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Anne Marie Schiefer |
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The Drums’ sunset FYF Fest performance packs Lawn stage

Brooklyn indie poppers The Drums packed The Lawn Stage at FYF Fest on Saturday as the sun started coming down. The performance was chock full of great #WhitePeopleDancing material and you could tell a lot of people were really starting to feel themselves — whether it be due to the awesome tunes or surroundings or some […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Stream Beach House’s new album “Depression Cherry”

With just one week away from the release for their new album Depression Cherry, Beach House is now streaming the entire album in full via NPR, and you can stream it below. The shoegaze duo have already shared three luscious singles: “Sparks,” “PPP” and “Beyond Love.” Now, Beach House fans can listen to the 10-track album in full. The Baltimore duo’s fifth […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Stream Neon Indian’s new song “Slumlord”

Just a few months ago, Neon Indian (aka Alan Palomo) shared a flirty new song titled “Annie”. As the first taste of music from Neon Indian in four years, naturally, fans were left with an insatiable craving for more; more music, new album details, tour dates, and more, more more. But fans didn’t get anything after […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Kim & The Created
5 Must See Acts at Echo Park Rising, Saturday

If there’s any day of Echo Park Rising where the excitement is at an all time high, it’s Saturday. The second day of the three-day festival is always jam-packed with a variety of live music for all to enjoy. While there’s a lot more bands we’d recommend catching live, we’ve narrowed it down to five. […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Cassandra Violet mesmerizes The Satellite with stunning vocals, funky loops and sass

Donning a vibrant colored dress, Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter, Cassandra Violet took the stage at The Satellite this past Tuesday, ready to charm fans with her enchanting vocals. As noted in our Hot Band Alert feature spotlighting Cassandra, by day, she’s a high school English/theater teacher in East L.A.—and a coaxing, songstress by night. Her vocal […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Hot Band Alert: Stream GEMS’ new single “Living As A Ghost” off forthcoming debut album

Photo Credit: Kristen Wrzesniewski Washington DC-based GEMS have shared a new song titled “Living As A Ghost.” The lush song is the first single from GEMS’ forthcoming debut album Kill the One You Love which is set for release October 30th on Carpark Records. Comprised of Lindsay Pitts and Clifford John Usher, GEMS first dipped into the […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Hot Band Alert: Late Night Friends — Debut album, interview, caramel apple lolipops

One man’s favorite music is another man’s aural abomination, and sometimes said men find the strength to put their differences aside and find a happy musical medium. In the case of Los Angeles indie rock quartet Late Night Friends, when they first formed in late 2013, members Jonathan Baron and Barrett Shuler began to write […]

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