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Carré share mind-bending new single “This is not a band”

Los Angeles-based Carré have shared the video for their new single “This is not a band,” a glitchy, down the rabbit hole immersion into the band’s love of abstraction and surrealism. Comprised of Julien Boyé, Jules de Gasperis, and Keveen Baudouin, Carré is as much a melding of sounds and textures as it is of […]

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Lauren Ruth Ward
Release Your Quarantined Feels with Lauren Ruth Ward’s Thunderous Record ​Vol. II — LA date at Teragram Ballroom 4/29

Lauren Ruth Ward serves us ​major ​psychedelic angst with her sophomore album Vol. II, ​which dropped with a bang last Friday. After her debut album ​Well, Hell ​was consistently praised by the media and fans alike, Ward built high expectations for herself – and then double-downed on them with a killer 1970s inspired alt-rock record. Today, March 20, Bandcamp is giving […]

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Oozelles
Premiere: Oozelles share a hauntingly good single “Refill the Swamp” off their upcoming debut LP

Oozelles have shared a new song off their upcoming, self-titled debut LP in the form of “Refill the Swamp,” a grimy, heady, reverb-soaked piece that rumbles forward on grumbling guitars and wailed vocalizations. Comprised of members and ex-members of Warpaint, Starlite Desperation, Dante Vs Zombies, Sex Stains, Detroit Cobras, and many others — Oozelles filter […]

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Grouplove
Grouplove keep their “Youth” ignited on new anthem from upcoming album HEALER

Grouplove has shared the video for new single “Youth” off their upcoming album HEALER and once again the Los Angeles indie-rock outfit has put forth a stellar anthem. The film, centered around an older woman (Grace Zabriskie) attempting to reconnect with some long-forgotten youthfulness in herself vis-a-vis Hannah Hooper and Christian Zucconi’s urgings, propels itself […]

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The Marías
The Marías share David Lynchian-esque video for new song “Hold It Together”

The Marías have shared a hypnotic new video for their single “Hold It Together,” one that mirrors quite literally all the resplendent and warm funkiness the duo brings to all their songs. Featuring a sublime María looking as ethereal as ever in a black two-piece dress, surrounded as she is by red velvet carpeting and […]

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Flat Worms
Flat Worms kindle hope and a will to power on new single “Market Forces”

Los Angeles-based Flat Worms have shared the lead single from their upcoming album Antarctica in the form of “Market Forces,” a driving, raucous call-to-action that meets existential dread head-on with fierce hope. The track, which tackles the “over-commodified social media mirror image” and questions whether the paralyzing angst of the 21st century is a hurdle […]

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Cold War Kids
Cold War Kids return with rambunctious rocker “Who’s Gonna Love Me Now”; announce NEW AGE NORMS 2

L.A. hometown sweethearts Cold War Kids have shared a lyric video for their new single “Who’s Gonna Love Me Now,” the first release from their upcoming new album NEW AGE NORMS 2. The second part of a three-part series of albums that began with NEW AGE NORMS 1, the new album and subsequent new song […]

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Moses Sumney
Moses Sumney promises a mesmerizing soundscape on upcoming album græ, shares new song “Cut Me”

Moses Sumney has announced the release date of the first part of their new album græ with the unveiling of another single off it, “Cut Me.” The new track embodies much of the same, insatiable wonder that gleams off many of their songs, basking in the improvised nature of their gospel-sized ballads; swirling and darting between […]

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moaning band
LA’s Moaning Get Self-Aware with New Single “Ego”

L.A. based Moaning, made up of Sean Solomon (vocals/guitar), Pascal Stevenson (bass/keys), and Andrew Mackelvie (drums). have just announced their sophomore album Uneasy Laughter (March 20 via Sub Pop). In anticipation, they’ve shared a caustic first single and video for “Ego” which marks a distinct change in style for the post-punk outfit—replacing fuzzed out guitars […]

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Best Coast
Best Coast share video for new single “Everything Has Changed”; announce new album Always Tomorrow

Best Coast has been a household name of Golden State indie-rock since the release of their debut Crazy For You now a decade ago. The duo, comprised of Bethany Cosentino and Bob Bruno, has now stepped back into the limelight after a four-year hiatus to release an album that is a culmination of the last […]

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