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Los Angeles Punk Band Agender Release Heavy but Healing New Single “No Nostalgia”

Los Angeles punk band Agender amp up the angst and biting conviction with their new single “No Nostalgia.” The new tune is the third single — following “Preach” and “Astro Tarot” off the band’s newly announced upcoming album of the same title, out Feb. 24. Being the title track, “No Nostalgia” barrels into you with […]

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illuminati hotties’ Release Mesmeric Single “Threatening Each Other Re: Capitalism” Ahead of Tour Supporting Death Cab For Cutie

As we near the release date for their new album, Let Me Do One More, illuminati hotties deliver a new slow-burning single. The local tenderpunk band, helmed by Sarah Tudzin, recently announced a tour accompanying Death Cab For Cutie, as well as a local show at Zebulon to celebrate the new record. The unhurried new […]

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Rico Nasty Drops Music Video for Summer Single “Magic” — Catch her live at Rolling Loud CA

If anything was a cultural reset in the past three years, it was Rico Nasty’s “Smack a Bitch.” The iconic single and its remix appear on Rico’s debut album Nightmare Vacation, which was released only last year. The punk-rap star from the DMV has wasted no time with new material—her forthcoming mixtape Rx will include […]

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Punk Rocker Suzi Moon Drops New Video for Her Single “Nuthin to Me”
Premiere: Punk Rocker Suzi Moon Drops New Video for Her Single “Nuthin to Me”

After dropping a solo EP earlier this year and two music videos for songs off the release, vicious punk rocker Suzi Moon comes back with a black and white music video for her single “Nuthin to Me.” The last song on her Call the Shots EP, “Nuthin to Me” is a heavy, crunchy power anthem […]

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Hot New Artist Alert: Amped up LA Duo Not a Friend Come Out With Banging New Single “WARCR1ME”
Hot New Artist Alert: Amped up LA Duo Not a Friend Come Out With Banging New Single “WARCR1ME”

Like magnegas taking the dirtiest byproducts and turning them into a hot, gaseous flame, L.A.’s Not a Friend mix gritty electro dance music with a raw punk sound to create provocative, liquid hot licks; a permeable concoction most recently distilled in their strident new single “WARCR1ME.” “WARCR1ME” starts off with ominous, heavy synth followed by […]

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Asian & Latinx Punk Band The Linda Lindas Deal with Stubborn Friends on “Oh!”

Before any of their music was up on Bandcamp, we were introduced to The Linda Lindas at the Palladium, opening up for feminist punk legends, Bikini Kill. Then, after dropping several tunes including a political number aptly titled “Vote!,” their AAPI Heritage Month performance at the Cypress Park Library went viral. This brilliant quartet of […]

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Tenderpunk Trailblazers illuminati hotties Return With Release of “MMMOOOAAAAAYAYA” and Slimy Music Video

If all you know about illuminati hotties was their phenomenal 2018 album, Kiss Yr Frenemies, then you likely missed out on all the drama that went down between them and their label. (You may also have missed the genius of the FREE I.H. compilation, which is essential listening.) Now, free from turmoil, band leader Sarah […]

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Peaches Puts on Her “Pussy Mask” in New NSFW Video, Out Now Via Third Man Records

There’s a reason you know Peaches. The Toronto native (and Scorpio sun) has made a name for herself as what some may see as a provocateur; others know her as an outspoken, queer feminist who has embedded herself in popular culture. Her latest track, “Pussy Mask” is a cheeky response to anti-maskers that puts her […]

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Egg Drop Soup Serve Up A Salty New Music Video for their song “Subdivision”

Released earlier this year, the single ‘Subdivision” by local L.A. band Egg Drop Soup, is another side spinning single from the punk band breathing new life into genre of punk and grunge music. Of course the band doesn’t just leave it there. In addition to laying down some sick licks, they do so in the […]

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Alice Bag Embraces Her ‘Spark’ on New Single Lifted from Forthcoming LP, Sister Dynamite

Mexican-American queer punk icon Alice Bag continues to make headlines after nearly forty years active in the East LA community. She was an elementary school teacher before she dabbled in music with several bands, though none more important than the Bags; the group played a pivotal role as part of the local first-wave punk scene […]

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