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La Santa Cecilia Cover “Almohada” for “Cuatro Copas: Bohemia En La Finca Altozano” Part. 2

Los Angeles quartet La Santa Cecilia is back with a cover of the José José song “Almohada,” their first release from what will end up being the second half of their new album Cuatro Copas: Bohemia En La Finca Altozano. They will also be playing two shows in California next month: one at the Gallo […]

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Taleen Kali Prepares For Explosive New Album and Live Shows With Single “Tomorrow Girl”

LA singer-songwriter Taleen Kali’s latest single, “Tomorrow Girl,” arrives as the newest teaser before their newest album Flower of Life arrives in March. Coming as the fourth single, “Tomorrow Girl” is a brush of romanticism and cautious uncertainty swirled in a shoegaze fuzz of color. After a long series of releases, Kali seems to be […]

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Local Natives
Local Natives Share A Radiant Acoustic Version of “Just Before The Morning”

Local Natives have shared a new version of their recent single “Just Before The Morning,” peeling back the song’s lush psychedelic textures to offer up an acoustic rendition of the track. It also comes just before the band is set to play their three rescheduled nights at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever on December […]

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Jacklen Ro
Jacklen Ro Cut Through the Gloom on New Album “Sunshine, I’m Counting on You!”

Los Angeles-based queer indie-rock outfit Jacklen Ro has finally unveiled their new album Sunshine, I’m Counting on You! an exquisitely radiant and lush collection of songs well-suited for keeping fall and winter gloominess at bay. At its center is the duo of Jackie Giroux and Caelen Perkins — two best friends whose shared harmonies and […]

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Reyna Tropical
Reyna Tropical Return To Celebrate the Afro-Latine Diaspora on New Single “Lo Siento”

Reyna Tropical has shared a new song with the release “Lo Siento,” along with a date at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles on Thursday, Dec. 15. The track is the first since the tragic passing of producer Sumohair (Nectali Diaz), who along with Fabi Reyna created the project out of a shared passion for […]

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Lady Sloth
Lady Sloth Tune Conversations About Mental Health To Rousing Indie-Rock on Debut EP “Forest Behind the Fog”

Boldy invigorating and effervescently spirited, Los Angeles indie-rock outfit Lady Sloth have shared their debut EP Forest Behind the Fog. A four-song collection that pairs the band’s love of driving rock sonics with lucid conversations about the personal turmoils of mental health. For the duo behind the songs Justina Shandler and Jon Lane, the purpose […]

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DVG
Stream Death Valley Girls’ New Single/Video for “What Are The Odds,” New Album “Islands In The Sky” Out Feb. 24

Los Angeles otherworldly rockers Death Valley Girls have heralded their return with a new single and music video for “What Are The Odds,” while also announcing their fourth LP Islands In The Sky which will arrive on Feb. 24, 2023. The new album serves as their follow-up to Under The Spell Of Joy which arrived […]

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Luna Luna
Watch Luna Luna’s New Music Video For The Euphorically Vibrant “Talk Too Much”

Luna Luna is back with another absurdly delectable bop with the release of “Talk Too Much,” their newest single which is also accompanied by a lyric video visualizer. Wielding their penchant for disco-inspired melodies, the track is filled with all the blissful tones and textures that have come to define the band’s glitter-pop and soulful […]

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All Things Blue Wrestle with Life’s Worst Drudgeries on New Single “Song to Myself”

Los Angeles dream-pop duo All Things Blue have shared another new single with the release of “Song to Myself,” catch them at The Troubadour in Los Angeles on Thursday, Nov. 3 in support of Kid Bloom. It’s the fourth single they’ve released this year as they continue to build off the aural lavishments of their […]

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Frankie and the Witch Fingers
Frankie and the Witch Fingers Traverse Face-Melting Dimensions on Music Video for New Single “Electricide”

Los Angeles psych-rockers Frankie and the Witch Fingers have returned with a new rip-roaring single “Electricide,” it’s also the A-side on a 7″ that includes the recently released “Chalice.” Both of those songs are the latest in a handful released in the aftermath of their last album Monsters Eating People Eating Monsters. Since 2013, Frankie […]

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Gloomer
Watch the Music Video for Gloomer’s New Single “Rolling”

Los Angeles producer Elliott Kozel a.k.a. Gloomer has returned with a new single and music video for “Rolling,” a sprinting electronica track that absolutely overwhelms via its colossal atmospherics. It’s the third song he’s released to date, following previous singles like the anxious rollicker “Drumjoy” and guitar-dueling “Wait Up.” As always Gloomer’s enthralling sonics is fueled […]

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Local Natives
Local Natives Announce Two Hometown Shows at Masonic Lodge, Stream New Single 

Local Natives are back with a new single and accompanying music video for “Just Before The Morning,” as well as announcing two intimate nights at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever on Tuesday, Nov. 15 and Wednesday, Nov. 16. It’s the third new song from the band since the release of “Desert Snow” and “Hourglass,” […]

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Them Fantasies
Them Fantasies Mock the Absurd Hubris of Space-Bound “Billionaires” in Music Video for New Single

Los Angeles trio Them Fantasies have shared a new single and music video with “Billionaires,” a tongue-in-cheek mockery of the modern phenomena of earthly fat cats seeing dollar signs in the stars. The band is no stranger to finding ways to enmesh its slyly good-natured satire with infectiously energetic alt-pop, as they did on their […]

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PODEROSA
Los Angeles Duo PODEROSA Create Enigmatic, Dark-Wave Mixtures of Punkish Trip-Hop — Listen to New Single “Funeral”

Formed in South Central, Los Angeles just last year duo PODEROSA have released a string of singles culminating in the recent release “Funeral.” As created by Juan Pablo Guevara and Brandon Reyes — who both serve as producers and songwriters for the project — the music of PODEROSA is the inevitable progression of the many […]

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CARRÉ
Los Angeles-based Surrealists CARRÉ Deliver Another Bizarrely Enthralling Track with “Brothers”

French-surrealists CARRÉ has shared one of their most peculiar creations to date with the release of their newest single and music video for “Brothers.” A cacophonous six-minute voyage into the very depths of the Los Angeles-based trio’s synth-grinding soundscapes, the track is accompanied by an equally stunning and eerie animated short created by Jerry Scott […]

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The Lavender Beat Collective
Hot Band Alert: Long Beach collaborative project Lavender Beat Collective shares a soul-soothing new single”The Path”

Long Beach-based Lavender Beat Collective has shared its first track with the release of the spacey and meandering “The Path.” Not so much a band but rather a creative habit, one that’s made-up of a rotating cast of international musicians, the collective was founded by vocalist/producer Tien Nguyen (SAÍGO, Kan Wakan) and drummer/producer Max Macveety […]

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JEMS Share Uplifting New Video for “Gotta Get Away”

JEMS, the L.A.-based alt-folk trio consisting of singer / songwriters Emily Colombier, Jessica Rotter, and Sarah Margaret Huff have shared a new music video for their song “Gotta Get Away.” Directed by Gille Klabin, the video is a bright and heart-warming illustration of the love of travel and connecting with others. It makes you want […]

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Cayucas
Cayucas daydream of seaside retreat on new single “Sayulita” — Los Angeles date at the Ace Hotel on Aug. 27 with Echo & The Bunnymen

Cayucas are back with another breezy, summer-inclined single with the release of “Sayulita,” they will be playing the Theater at Ace Hotel on Aug. 27 with Echo & The Bunnymen. A sunny daydream of a place brothers Zach and Ben Yudin have never visited — the track is an ode to the kind of mystical […]

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Julia, Julia
Julia, Julia shares new single/video “No Hard Feelings” — shares release date for solo debut “Derealization” out Sept. 30

Julia, Julia — the creation of Los Angeles artist Julia Kugel — has shared a new single “No Hard Feelings” from her hotly-anticipated solo debut Derealization. She will also be playing in Long Beach at Happy Sundays, a free music festival she created alongside Scott Montoya taking place on Aug. 28. Her latest release offers […]

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Taleen Kali
Taleen Kali shares a video for title track “Flower of Life” off their upcoming album — Los Angeles date at Rubycon Records on Aug. 26

Taleen Kali is back with a music video for the title track “Flower of Life,” off their upcoming album due out March 3, 2023, and a new date in Los Angeles date at Rubycon Records on Aug. 26. When we first covered this song we told you what a verifiable banger it was, with its […]

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