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Newly signed to the punk-roots music and art label Quiet Panic, LA based musician Tennis System released, “Truth Hurts,” the first single off the band’s upcoming album, ‘Autophobia,’ dropping later this summer.
Newly Signed to Quiet Panic, Tennis System Release Moody New Single

Newly signed to the punk-roots music and art label Quiet Panic, LA based musician Tennis System released, “Truth Hurts,” the first single off the band’s upcoming album, ‘Autophobia,’ dropping later this summer. “Truth Hurts” is an edgy, atmospheric single with a lot of space to explore the frustrations and insecurities of being alone. Gritty guitar, […]

Patricia Sanchez |
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Tennis System offers lots of fuzz and noise on new single “Shelf Life”

Once known for shutting down the venues they played with their raucous wall-of-sound, L.A.-based Tennis System has been Matty Taylor’s love-letter to loudness. Their latest single “Shelf Life,” the first from their upcoming third album Lovesick, continues that calling in spectacular fashion—spreading their noisy, melodic-shoegaze into a sprawling soundscape of crashing percussion and torn riffs. […]

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Jaws of Love at the Moroccan Lounge shot by Danielle Gornbein
Moroccan Lounge opens its doors to industry pals with a debut performance by Jaws of Love

From Soft to Loud, the Moroccan Lounge Shows off its Sound with Jaws of Love and Tennis System Last night was a particularly special in Los Angeles. The founders of Downtown LA’s Teragram Ballroom held an industry preview for their latest addition, The Moroccan Lounge. Located in the budding DTLA Arts District, this older building […]

Danielle Gornbein |
Eagulls Bring the Noise to Teragram Ballroom Alongside Adult Books and Tennis System

Every show I’ve seen at the Teragram Ballroom always exceeds my expectations. Ty Segall put on an unforgettable performance at the beginning of the year, and Julia Holter had enchanted me; now I can ultd Eagulls to that list. They have been on tour for a month supporting their brand new album, Ullages, and stopped […]

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Photos: Nothing, Culture Abuse, Wrong and Tennis System bring noise and disorder to the Echoplex

The Echoplex was filled with disorder, sadness, and of course, fun when Philly’s Nothing headlined a night of loud music with support by Culture Abuse, Wrong, Tennis System and Big Jesus. Touring in support of their brooding new album Tired of Tomorrow, Nothing’s new LP is out now via Relapse Records. Tennis System was a surprise for an opener with their simple set […]

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Win Tickets to Nothing at The Echo

Philadelphia indie noise rock group Nothing are ready to blow your ears and your minds with their heavy, brooding and must-hear new album Tired of Tomorrow. The album is available now via Relapse Records but you can commiserate and rock along to songs such as “Vertigo Flowers” and “Eaten By Worms” live when they headline The […]

Win Tickets to The Black Ryder at The Roxy

Australian shoegaze/experimental rock duo The Black Ryder are spending a lot of time on the road this Summer/Fall playing alongside legendary band The Jesus & Mary Chain. Be sure to catch them up close and personal though when they headline The Roxy on Friday, August 28th. Enjoy excellent songs from their new album The Door […]

An Interview with Matty Taylor of Tennis System: we talk Echo residency, making LA home, Kanye West & more

Gut-wrenching lyricism and vocals wail amidst glimmering guitar tones that erupt gracefully into explosions of noise and distortion, coupled with an underlying dream-pop aesthetic that makes for the perfect storm of sound on Tennis System‘s newest album Technicolour Blind (PaperCup Music, 2014). The Los Angeles trio previously impressed and were praised by Grimy Goods staff […]

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A Place To Bury Strangers Enter The Void at Echoplex

So I have seen A Place to Bury Strangers multiple times, in fact, the last time I saw them I was not doing concert photography but I decided to play around on the iPhone and see what I could do with it. That was the night I said, “I gotta do this shit!”.  So it […]

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Win Tickets to A Place to Bury Strangers at The Echo

Get psyched because NY noise rockers A Place to Bury Strangers are scheduled to headline Part Time Punks at The Echo this Sunday, March 15th. We last caught them keepin’ things heavy at Psycho De Mayo and now they are touring in support of their new album Transfixation, which made our 16 Highly Anticipated Albums […]

Win Tickets to The Fresh And Onlys at the Echo

Coming in from San Francisco this weekend is the garage rock band, The Fresh and Onlys. After having bonded at a record store and making drunk memories, The Fresh And Onlys began creating music in 2008 with their first album being self-titled and progressing through the years with five albums and two EPs in total. […]

Brissa Sanchez |
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Stream Tennis System’s New Song, “Call It Home”

Clad in his biker leather, L.A’s Tennis System (aka Matty Taylor) has delivered a new lo-fi punk jam titled “Call It Home.” The new song has an 80s post punk flare and will have you dancing (or convulsing) around like the late-and-great Ian Curtis. Boasting a sound as nostalgic as his vintage inspired motorcycle leather, […]

Sandra B. Olinger |