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Kim & The Created
2016 Forecast: 10 Los Angeles Acts to Watch —- they’re on the rise!

2016 is in full swing and its time for us to release our annual forecast of Los Angeles bands we feel will make some serious waves this year. From the manic punk of Kim & The Created to the alluring sounds of synth pop duo, Pr0files — check out our 2016 Forecast: 10 Los Angeles […]

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The Two Tens Volume
Watch The Two Tens’ new video for “Ella Don’t Like My Hat” — debut album “Volume” out 2/26

Los Angeles duo The Two tens are shredding your way with the forthcoming release of their debut album, Volume. The 12-track record is set for release February 26 via Ugly Sugar Records, and its already promising to be a high octane garage-punk banger. You just can’t help but jump and cut loose while listening to […]

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PAPA band
PAPA blast Constellation Room with performance full of dizzying carnal energy

Los Angeles-born outfit PAPA made its return to the Constellation Room last Sunday night, playing a sweaty and rhythmic slew of songs from their highly anticipated second album. Stripping themselves of the back-up singers that accompanied them on their short tour back in February, PAPA appeared as naked and rambunctious as ever in the raw, […]

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PAPA BAND
An Interview with Papa: Caught in a balancing act between Dylan-esque Americana, feverish punk-rock attitudes and soulful rhythm & blues that tie them all together

Caught in a balancing act between Dylan-esque Americana, feverish punk-rock attitudes and the soulful rhythm and blues that tie them all together, Los Angeles locals PAPA sparked a fire in 2013 with the cheeky sincerity of their debut LP Tender Madness. After a brief stint opening for Florence and the Machine on a few of […]

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Regrettes
Hot Band Alert: No gimmick — Teenaged rockers Regrettes are completely for real

A couple of months ago, I saw a teenaged rock duo called Regrettes open up for Kate Nash at the Echo and was surprised at how competent and legitimate they were – even more-so after learning they were just fourteen years old. A gimmick guitarist Lydia Night and drummer Marlhy Murphy definitely are not. A […]

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Crescendo band
Hot New Music: Stream Crescendo’s new song “Repulsor” off forthcoming sophomore LP “Unless”

With an affinity for all things romanticism, science fiction, imagination, and self-reflection, Los Angeles trio Crescendo have shared a nostalgic new song titled “Repulsor”. The song comes from the band’s forthcoming sophomore album, Unless. With a sweet sound that reminds you of 80s shoegaze and new wave, Crescendo’s “Repulsor” dazzles with tender vocals and transcending […]

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PR0FILES
Watch Pr0files new Bob Dylan-inspired video for “Empty Hands”

Not too long ago, the LA duo Pr0files, comprised of Lauren Pardini and Danny Sternbaum shared their delicious new song “Empty Hands.” Now Pf0files have brought the song to life with a Bob Dylan-inspired video for the track. Shot on a blistering 110-degree day in the barren desert of Joshua Tree, the video features Pardini and […]

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warpaint
Stream Warpaint’s new song “I’ll Start Believing”

Warpaint has shared a brand new song titled “I’ll Start Believing”. Just a few week ago, the LA band revealed the studio recording for “No Way Out (Redux)” which elated fans and left them craving more new jams. Now, the ladies have delivered on their promise with “I’ll Start Believing”. Heavy with guitars and a […]

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milo-greene
With their new album “Control”, Milo Greene ditch folk for pop with mixed results

In the future, published work deconstructing the indie years by whatever contemporary author most appropriately embodies Chuck Klosterman (Working title: Festivals, Molly and Polka Dots,) there will be a chapter entitled “What Mumford & Sons Hath Wrought.” That chapter will, among other things, try to pinpoint when Mumford was excitingly relevant (Tiny Desk Concert, Little […]

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flames of durga
Hot Band Alert: Flames of Durga — like two maenads taking part in a rite of delirium

Like two maenads taking part in a rite of delirium, twin sisters Beah and Cecilia Romero of the new East Los Angeles band, Flames Of Durga sure know how to put on an impressive rock show. Not only do these fierce brunettes deliver those early female punk vibes (think Babes In Toyland and Bikini Kill), but they’re […]

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