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WEEKS
Premiere: WEEKS shares solo debut single in the hypnotic indietronica of “Plastic Screens”

Launching their solo debut Los Angeles-based WEEKS is the latest indie electronic artist to appear in recent years–coming as a sharp shift from established rock group to a dynamically pop-oriented solo endeavor. WEEKS has shared the first single from that album in the form of “Plastic Screens,” an emphatic questioning of the virtues virtual media […]

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Starcrawler
Starcrawler pool together all the best of metal and rock-nostalgia on kerosene-soaked new album Devour Me

Leaning into their audaciously feral tendencies on their new record Devour Me, Los Angeles rock-outfit Starcrawler continues to crystallize that rabid spirit made so critical to their live shows by bringing into the studio with them. With an already notorious reputation for dishing out concerts that are as much a harrowing spectacle as they are […]

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stone irr
Stone Irr delivers a wonderful contrast of pop delight and lyrical depth with ‘Performance’

Highs and lows are felt within ‘Performance,’ the sophomore album of L.A. based — by way of Indiana — singer/songwriter Stone Irr. Much anticipated, the album, that dropped Sept. 20, is described by Irr as an exploration into the “relationship between observer and observed.” From the ghostly album artwork to the distance and echoey dreamlike […]

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jail weddings
Jail Weddings channel all the best of Smiths-Byrne and their own manic experimentation on Wilted Eden

Having spent a decade honing their sound steeped in the depths of a sub-genre of music they coined as death doo-wop, Los Angeles-based Jail Weddings have returned with their third album in Wilted Eden. To celebrate the new record, the band will play a record release show on Sept. 24 at The Satellite. Mingling all […]

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kills birds
Kills Birds Create The Perfect Tension and Harmony at Bootleg Theater Bar

This past Thursday, Los Angeles four-piece Kills Birds played the Bootleg Theater Bar stage in celebration of their newly minted debut LP. The self-titled album, which was produced by Justin Raisen (Kim Gordon, Yves Tumor, Angel Olsen), is exuberantly tight and unexpected. The set brought forth interesting time changes, emotionally compelling vocal parts, and slick […]

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Fell Runner
Premiere: Fell Runner share whimsical, unsurprisingly dog-filled video for “Dog Inside a Car”

Los Angeles rock quartet Fell Runner have shared the video for their song “Dog Inside a Car,” the off-kilter, guitar chill track off their latest album Talking released earlier this summer. Filmed in the hills near Palmdale and Mt. Emma, CA by Enersto Prieto and directed/edited by Marcus Högsta (Fell Runner bassist), the film hones […]

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Kitten
Kitten find love and bliss in the video for new song “Memphis”

Giddy off love, power-pop rock band Kitten find meaning in the people they surround themselves in the video for new song “Memphis.” Directed by photographer Tsarina Merrin and shot at the band’s Los Angeles home, “Memphis” finds lead-singer Chloe Chaidez and company wrestling with what exactly makes a place feel like home. Between a sampling […]

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Lucy Arnell
Premiere: Lucy Arnell shares rock-rambler “Shadow’s Coming Over to Watch a DVD”

L.A.-based Lucy Arnell has shared the video for her song “Shadow’s Coming Over to Watch a DVD,” which will be part of a split cassette release with post-punk-pop provocateur Holiday Sidewinder. The film—co-directed and shot by Arnell’s good friend Tess Wachter—is an oddity specific to Arnell’s own vision. A grunge-rock rambler soundtracks the film, which […]

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derde verde
Float Away With Derde Verde’s ‘Waking The Dream,’ First Single Off Their Upcoming Album

Melting indie folk into a sea of philharmonic arrangements, LA-based group Derde Verde brings us the introspective journey, ’Waking The Dream.’ Formed in 2008 by singer/guitarist Dylan McKenzie and bassist Jonathan Schwarz, Derde Verde has released several EP’s and can be found touring the world or playing intimate rock shows in LA (see below for […]

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Compress Collide
Premiere: Compress Collide mix punk-angst with Southland fires in new single “Oh No”

Billing themselves as the tallest band in Los Angeles, the trio in Compress Collide craft the kind of urgent, power-pop-punk that gets you raging as much as it puts a fire in your belly. Their new single, “Oh No,” the second to be released in anticipation of their debut EP, is a bleak rocker that […]

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