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Making Movies 2022
Beyond LA: Inventive Multi-Cultural Band, Making Movies Gear Up for New Album Drop this Summer

Blending, fuzzy, shape-shifting rock n’ roll with Afro-Cuban, Hispanic and other Latin rhythms and beats — Making Movies, a multi-cultural 4-piece powerhouse from Kansas City, Missouri, approach music making with alacrity, inventiveness and deft. From catchy and light to unrelenting energy, the band contains multitudes of sound. Los Angeles will have a chance to see […]

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Head Cut
Hot Band Alert: LA newcomers Head Cut share blistering debut single “Insect Secret”

Rambunctious punk newcomers Head Cut have staged an explosive introduction with the debut of their blistering single “Insect Secret.” Imbued with all manner of delirious-danceable rock, from the breathless blitz of dueling guitars to thunderously collapsing percussion, the track is just a first taste of the band’s intense sonic palette. A full course is on […]

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The Red Pears Drop New Single and Album Filled with a Biting Grunge Laced Indie Rock Sound

Los Angeles garage rockers The Red Pears have dropped a new single and album; a double feature that packs a wild punch. “House of Mirrors,” a steady and existential exploration of the self, was released just days before the band released their 3rd studio album, You Thought We Left Because The Door Was Open But […]

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Serenaded by the Oaxaquena State of Mind, Las Cafeteras Release New Single Celebrating the Culture and History of Oaxaca

With an insatiable energy and impeccable style, L.A.’s Las Cafeteras pen the catchy new single, “Oaxaca Love Song No2,” a personal love letter to the indigenous culture, food and spirit of Oaxaca, Mexico. Steeped in a rich mix of vintage vibes and modern flair, the single croons with cultural delight as the band playfully shares […]

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Nick Pagan
Latinx singer/songwriter Nick Pagan basks us in his woozy romantics on new-wop “There Is A Fool For You”

Just announced! Nick Pagan will perform two nights at Moroccan Lounge opening for Nick Waterhouse! Hailing from the Highland Park neighborhood in Los Angeles, singer/songwriter Nick Pagan has a special place in his heart for guitar-driven ditties that sound like the dusted-off echos of a bygone age, especially on his new single “There Is A […]

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Suicide Records Pair L.A. Witch with The Coathangers for a Classic Punk Mash Up

As part of an ongoing 7” vinyl split series, Suicide Records dropped One Way or the High Way, a collaboration featuring Atlanta’s The Coathangers and Los Angeles’ very own, L.A. Witch. For their contributions, both bands cover classic punk rock songs from bands that hair from each’s respective coasts. For L.A. Witch, that means a rambunctious […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Bomba Estéreo’s New Album Deja Encapsulates A Need for Cultural and Earthly Connections

Four years since the release of their last album, Colombian duo Bomba Estéreo have dropped Deja, their sixth studio LP. The new album is an elemental, pulsating offering to the world, promoting connection, togetherness and a convergence between humans and nature. While Deja is a uniting album, it also calls out our recent disconnection to […]

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Irene Diaza
Irene Diaz shares the sweet bliss of queer love on new single “You”

Irene Diaz has shared a blissful queer-love anthem off her upcoming album Lovers & Friends with the release of the new single “You.” Raised in a conservative Christian environment, the song itself started to take form back in 2015 when she was still coming to terms with her identity. “You” is a blissful pop-fantasia that […]

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Katzu Oso at Grand Performances
Photos: Katzù Oso and Irene Diaz bring all the swoon-alicious jams to Grand Performances

Latinx musician Paul Hernandez, better known by his stage name Katzù Oso, delivered his vivacious and dreamy musical concoctions at Grand Performances this past Saturday. Serenading fans in both English and Spanish, Katzù Oso dropped delicious servings of colorful indie pop full of soft lush synths, drums and glistening guitar. Let’s just say it was a […]

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Photos: Enjambre bring the rock 'n' Español to the Regent Los Angeles
Photos: Enjambre bring the rock ‘n’ Español to the Regent Los Angeles

Mexican rock band, Enjambre put on quite the performance at The Regent last week. The band originally formed in Orange County, Ca (Santa Ana) and then returned home to México where they have since become one of México’s lauded rock bands. The Regent was Enjambre’s first stop of their U.S. tour. The band played songs […]

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PLEXXAGLASS Releases Uplifting New Single “Tall”

Non-binary artist, PLEXXAGLASS has debuted their new single “Tall,” a towering single about perseverance and finding yourself despite the growing pains. Atmospheric, slow building and illuminated by strong vocals, PLEXXAGLASS opens up their soul to share some of the pain they’ve gone through, but also the strength they’ve found in learning to get back up […]

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Rudy De Anda and Bardo team up for “Couldn’t Seal the Deal”

Musicians Rudy De Anda and Chicano Batman’s Bardo have teamed up for a somber new single, “Couldn’t Seal the Deal” perfect for anyone stuck in a post break up blues. While many singles this summer are all about hyping up the good vibes and taking advantage of those carefree beach days, “Couldn’t Seal the Deal” […]

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Tiarra Girls Chingona
Tiarra Girls display women’s strength with new single and visuals “Soy Chingona”

Mexican American trio Tiarra Girls, unleash their assertive new single and video “Soy Chingona”. Translating to “I’m a badass,” the track is a highly empowering ode to strong, confident women and a reminder to let their own voice be heard. Fusing rock with colorful Latin beats, the bilingual tune tantalizes us with its fresh flavor. […]

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