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Mixtape: “Hotbox With God” New Mixtape from William Alexander for your weekend wandering

If you’ve ever been to one of our parties, you’ve seen William Alexander throwing around vinyl and crushing Modelos. His...
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Watch Foxygen’s New Video For new single “On Lankershim,” off upcoming album

Foxygen has a new album dropping January 20th on Jagjaguwar, and today they released the video for “On Lankershim,” the...
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Listen to Slowdive’s New Song “Star Roving” is their first new song in 22 years

Yes, we definitely are slowly diving into this New Year, but coming at us fast is a new song by...
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Listen to Moon Duo Dark and moody psych from Portland

Moon Duo, the Portland based-band of guitarist Ripley Johnson and keyboardist Sanae Yamada, sounds like the kind of psych rock...
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Your weekend on the couch The music documentaries you need to detox your way into 2017

It’s Friday. And if you’re still detoxing (like I am) and looking for an excuse to sit on your couch...
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Listen to Stef Chura Poppy, grungy, and angsty in all the right ways 

Stef Chura may not sound familiar to you, but her experience floating through the depths of the Detroit DIY underground...
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Listen to Rebel Kind And read our conversation with the band below

It’s 2017. A brand new year. And although recovering from 2016 might take us a while, we’re ready for it....
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The 2016 What Youth Memoirs Video When you look at it like this, we had a fucking great year

No more griping about it being the worst year ever. Beneath the loss, 2016 was fucking sick. Just watch this....
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The What Youth 2016 Video Slideshow The Velvet Underground take us on the photographic rollercoaster that was 2016

Everyone is talking about how 2016 was a son of a bitch. And yeah, it kinda was. We lost a...
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10 Best WY Vids of the Year And the winner is…

2. Fairly Normal: Remy Taveira Remy Taveira lives in the suburbs on the east side of Paris, and he has...
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10 Best WY Vids of the year Number 3 and 4 on our countdown

4. 4 Cities Ozzie Wright Where’s the place you spend the majority of your life? Does it make you you? Or...

10 Best WY Vids of the Year Number 5 and 6 on our countdown

6. Artist Series: Brad Elterman His voice, his look, his energy and enthusiasm are infectious. God, just love this dude. Brad Elterman...
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10 Best WY Vids of the year Number 7 and 8 on our countdown

8. “Panama is Certain” starring Taj Burrow and Dion Agius: 7. Afternoon Interview: Craig Anderson
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The 5 Best Music Videos of the Year Our picks for the most creative, entertaining and bizarre music vids of the year

My favorite videos from this year all had similar themes. Whether they were animated, involved puppets, or took place in...
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The 5 Best Songs of the Year Maya’s musical highlights for 2016

In a year filled with such detrimental loss from the music world (Bowie, Prince, Leonard, to name a few), shout...
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Meatbodies Announce New Album And share killer track, “Creature Feature”

Meatbodies, the self-proclaimed weirdo band of Chad Ubovich, Patrick Nolan, and Kevin Boog, are finally releasing the follow-up to their...
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WY Premiere: Death Valley Girls Watch their new video for “Pink Radiation”

We’re obsessed with Death Valley Girls. These LA rock queens (and Larry) slay in the best way, and released their...
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Watch The Nude Party’s New Video For their new single “Water on Mars”

Southern hospitality pranksters The Nude Party have a new video out for the single “Water on Mars”, off their forthcoming...
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Watch Tim Presley’s Video for “Clue” Off his debut solo record The WiNK

Tim Presley, master indie innovator behind the influential band White Fence, unleashed his first ever solo effort back in September...
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Jesus and Mary Chain release new song The first in 18 years, and it’s really good

Christmas came early this year and Santa left a beautiful brand new Jesus and Mary Chain song. It’s called “Amputation” and...
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Listen to Marching Church A big, brass, moody band from Copenhagen

Marching Church, the new project of Iceage’s Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, is the kind of bona fide big, brass band we all...
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Watch Warbly Jets’ “Alive” Video And listen to them

Ever miss that good old rock ‘n’ roll sound that’s not muddled up in fifteen different genres that all bounce...

Twin Peaks European Tour Photos from tagging along

“I broke my elbow at a Twin Peaks show earlier this year in Philly, and that wasn’t even the rowdiest...

Listen to Peeling Sweet and salty jams from Toronto

Money. Roses. And a black leather glove. These images induce all sorts of titillating references in my brain, and the...

Night out in Honolulu Two rad events, one fun night in Town with Nolan Hall and Mark Oblow

Over the weekend we attended two really rad events in Honolulu. The first a photo exhibition for friend and photographer...

WY Premiere: Howardian’s “Box Turtle” An animated voyage with an environmental plea 

Ian Vanek’s new project Howardian has been floating under the radar for some time now, and today, we’re happy to...
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Listen to A Tribe Called Quest Because politically charged hip-hop is what we need right now

We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service. Pretty much the perfect title for a farewell album. And...
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Ty Segall Announces New Album And drops debut single, “Orange Color Queen”

That’s right. Ty Segall has a new album dropping January 27th on Drag City Records, and today, he’s sharing the...
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Death of a Ladies’ Man A small tribute to Leonard Cohen 

“It’s time that we began to laugh and cry and cry and laugh about it all again.” The first Leonard...
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WY Premiere: Listen to Lovely Bad Things And stream their new single “Cartoon Food”

Lovely Bad Things, the La Mirada band of multi-instrumentalist surf punk misfits, have a new song out today, “Cartoon Food”,...
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Listen to Cory Hanson The Wand / Muggers member unveils solo debut album

Cory Hanson, lead singer and guitarist of Wand and former member of the Muggers (RIP),  has announced his solo debut...

Listen to Kill a Punk for Rock & Roll New project and song from Josh Landau of The Shrine

Josh Landau of the The Shrine debuted his solo project Kill A Punk For Rock & Roll last night on...