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An Interview with Ben Plant of Miami Horror: we talk new album, the secret to kickass collaborations, Grand Theft Auto

It’s been too long, yes too damn long! Five long years to be exact since Aussie electronic group Miami Horror released their hot debut, 2010’s Illumination, and while it has stood the test of time we are stoked to hear new music from them. Their follow up full-length All Possible Futures just dropped via Haven Sounds/Dine […]

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An Interview with Thievery Corporation’s Rob Garza: we talk solo work, new Thievery album and technology in music

Since securing posterity in the seminal band Thievery Corporation, Rob Garza has been flitting between worlds. He doesn’t just do music and tour anymore, he owns clubs in Mexico, started a mezcal company (PapaDiablo) and continues his role as one of the coolest dad’s on the planet to his four-year old son. But burgeoning creativity is […]

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Recommended: Fool’s Gold New Album “Flying Lessons” & Interview with Luke Top

Whittled down to a quartet, Los Angeles Afro-pop infused indie outfit Fool’s Gold, may have the least amount of band members than ever before but they are really getting down to the good stuff, the cream filling if you will, of their unique sound. Their third album, Flying Lessons (ORG Music), is scheduled for a limited release […]

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An Interview with Julie Edwards of Deap Vally: New Album in the works with Nick Zinner of Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Photo by Tamea Agle Gritty rock goddess duo Deap Vally exude all things badass, sexy, and hands down rock ‘n’ roll. Their wall of sound and forthright, unforgiving attitude serves as a pillar of strength for the admiring listener (or soon to be fans and converts). We’ve covered them countless times since their debut, from […]

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An Interview with Emily Armstrong of Dead Sara: New Album, Disneyland & Staying True to Yourself

Last year we caught Dead Sara absolutely tearing it up at The Echo with a show that left me breathless and relieved. It was a clear reminder that rock n’ roll remains far from dead. The band gave us a sneak peak at some of the new songs at the show but now the true […]

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Featured Interview: Beacon discuss their process and how playing live has affected their sound

Thomas Mullarney and Jacob Gosset are on tour again with Beacon. On the release of their newest EP L1 the duo have been trying new things and designing new live arrangements to take on the road. When I speak to them over the phone on Friday, they are gearing up for their show in Seattle and […]

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An Interview with POND: the enormity of outerspace, whiskey and jokes

You wouldn’t be able to tell that POND considers their band a tongue-in-cheek affair if you just listened to their music. Throughout their six-year run they have made some of the hardest hitting psych-rock to come out of Australia. Touching on influences as far reaching as AC/DC and Outkast (with some Bowie sprinkled in for […]

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Everything All The Time: An Interview with Burger Records’ Sean Bohrman

Interview feature by Emily Saex Since 2007 Burger Records has quickly snowballed into one of the most influential record labels in Southern California. With a D.I.Y. ethos and pure enthusiasm for music and supporting bands, there is no denying its integral place at the forefront of the Southern California music scene. Label co-founders Sean Bohrman […]

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Grimy T.V. Interview with Rainbow Jackson
Grimy T.V. Interview with Rainbow Jackson

Our special guest host, Al Scott of the Dead Ships is back again to host another segment of Grimy T.V. This time he gets down and dirty, (and we mean dirty) with fellow Echo Park rockers, Rainbow Jackson. All we can say about this interview (aside from the great looking men in it) is that […]

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Grimy T.V. Interview with Kera and the Lesbians

On this special segment of Grimy T.V., we head to Bedrock L.A. for Echo Park Rising! Our guest host Al Scott of the kick-ass L.A. band, the Dead Ships gets up-close-and-personal with the lovely Kera of Kera and the Lesbians. Naturally, they talk about lesbians, as well as some other rad stuff such as a […]

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An Interview with The Bronx

The Bronx have been beyond busy the past year, prepping another punk record between moonlighting as Mariachi El Bronx and endless touring. Now, our favorite L.A. punks are ready to release their first album in five years; Bronx (IV) is set for release via White Drugs/ATO Records on February 5. To celebrate their record release, the Bronx are playing a very […]

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An Interview with Vinyl Williams

Los Angeles-based Vinyl Williams, led by the 22-year-old Lionel Williams is not your average psych band from Los Angeles. While other musicians in this trending genre sound practically alike, Vinyl Williams takes a more holistic, artistic and cultured approach with his level of psychedelic influence. Not to mention, he’s also a visual artist. Check out […]

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An Interview with The Dead Ships

An interview with the Dead Ships: these L.A.-based up-and-comers are steaming up the windows with some catchy-as-hell garage-rockin’-soul tunes. Our Grimy Goods crystal ball is forecasting some great things for the Dead Ships in 2013. We caught up with the band for a brief interview; from bar lushes and staying away from Hollywood — to […]

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