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Listen to Zig Zags’ New Single The ear crushing “They Came For Us”

After a year or so of reinventing themselves, Los Angeles trio Zig Zags are ready to crush your eardrums with...
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Video Premiere: “Wilder Than Me” Fletcher C. Johnson’s new one shot by John Dougherty & Matt Johnson around NYC

Fletcher C. Johnson, of Burger family flare, released this third album last week, titled Lesson In Tenderness. Recorded in a...
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Thomas Cohen’s Video for “Hazy Shades” But really listen to the song because it’s great

Thomas Cohen may not sound familiar because, well, he’s not. Search for his name on the Internet and you’ll mostly...
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Listen to the Parrots Salty new music from Madrid

Madrid three-piece The Parrots stormed through this years’ SXSW with heavy buzz, and with good reason. These dudes ooze a...
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Listen to A Tribute to Pet Sounds Featuring Holy Wave, Shannon and the Clams, and more

If you live under a rock, you may have missed hearing that Brian Wilson – thee Brian Wilson of the...
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Listen to Monster Youth New music from Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

There is, as you’ve probably noticed, a plethora of indie sounding psych garage punk rock infiltrating our ears. And, for...
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Watch Andy Shauf’s “The Magician” Please stop what you’re doing and watch this stunning collage work by Winston Hacking

It’s not often that something stops you in your tracks these days. And we’re stopped. Right in our tracks because of...
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Listen to The Nude Party “Boner Pop” from Boone, NC

“Boner pop”? That’s right. The Nude Party from Boone, North Carolina describe themselves as such, and they may have invented...
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Listen to Wash’s new EP “Point of View” Creed McTaggart, Beau Foster and Ellis Ericson’s band is pretty damn good

We love their surfing because they don’t seem to give a fuck, and now they’ve released an EP with the same...
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Weezer Has a New Album And I somehow almost missed it

Okay. So sometimes I live in my underground Burger infused bubble of local rock ‘n’ roll and forget that the...
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Premiere: Music Video for “Girls” by Mia Girls in underwear by a pool set to bedroom pop

Teen lust and teen angst will always go hand in hand. And if dissociation has made you forget what that’s...
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Night Beats’ Video for “Power Child” Directed by Riley Blakeway & Jeremy Asher Lynch

Night Beats premiered a new video yesterday for “Power Child”, the latest single off their soul drenched, heavy hitting album...
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Listen to a Preview of Yeasayer’s New Album Amen & Goodbye drops April 1st on Mute Records

Yeasayer, the once indie, then psychedelic pop, now experimental band from Brooklyn, have been slowly leaking new tracks since January...
Music, Tracy Bryant,

Watch “Hey Spaceman!” A new video by Tracy Bryant

We can’t stop listening to Tracy Bryant’s solo album Subterranean, and even more stoked to share his video for “Hey Spaceman!”,...
what youth recommends CFM

Listen to CFM Charles Moothart, longtime Ty Segall collaborator, unleashes solo project

CFM could mean many things. Chill fucking music. Crispy fried monkey. I could really go on forever with this. But...
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World Premiere: C.G. Roxanne and the Nightmares Listen to our exclusive premiere of “Normandie Blvd” now

C.G. Roxanne and the Nightmares, my favorite local punk freaks who named themselves after the label on a bottle of...
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Watch “The Drive” A new music video from Curtis Harding

“I thought a vampire theme was a great way to go,” said Curtis Harding to Q Magazine about his new...
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Exclusive: Listen to Pet Sun Music to be turned up loud and smash things to

Pet Sun may sound like some fluffy indie band by their name, but this four-piece crew of shredders from Ontario...
what youth recommends clean spill

Listen to Clean Spill New music from surfers (including Tom Curren’s son Pat) channeling the Strokes, and yes it’s good

Ignore the fact that Pat Curren, lead singer of new band Clean Spill out of Santa Barbara, is the son...
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5 Years of Fun with Burger Records The Observatory and Burger Records present a 5-day music festival starting next week

Next week, starting on Monday March 7th, Burger Records and the Observatory in Orange County will unleash their Five Years...
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Listen to Guantanamo Baywatch Surf rock that actually sounds like surf rock

Guantanamo Baywatch. Soak in that name for a second. Now imagine a sandy beach, with one of those colorful umbrellas,...
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Listen to Meatbodies New Single “Valley Girl” Dropping March 18th just in time for a Euro tour

Meatbodies, my favorite scuzzed-out Sabbath-obsessed freaks, just dropped a new single today, the first song to come out since their...
what youth recommends feels music

Listen to Feels Self-Titled Debut Album And catch their record release show if you know what’s good for you

When I first wrote about Feels for our Youth readers, the thrashing foursome band of babes had little to no...
what youth recommends wash

Watch “Wash” featuring Beau Foster, Creed McTaggart, Ellis Ericson

It’s the boys’ first gig, and Creed’s got some vocals. The surfing ain’t so bad either. Beau’s got some sick...
what youth recommends dinosaurs

Listen to Dinosaurs The first band in a long time to warrant Weezer and early Offspring comparisons

San Francisco was once the music epicenter of our generation. White Fence, Ty Segall, King Tuff, Thee Oh Sees, and...
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DIIV’s New Album Is The Is Are is Out And we can’t stop listening to it

DIIV, the spacegazey, ambient imbued creation of Zachary Cole Smith, has a new album out through Captured Tracks, and we...
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Listen to Kera and the Lesbians Surf, rock and some bipolar folk

When I first heard the band name Kera and the Lesbians, I was instantly hooked. Led by Kera Armendariz and...
what youth recommends twin peaks

Twin Peaks Announce New Album And leak first single, “Walk To The One You Love”

Chicago band Twin Peaks announced the release of a new album this week, and it’s cleaner than you’d think. Less...

Watch Ty Segall’s Video “Emotional Mugger” A reimagined, twisted 14 minutes of pure insanity

Editor’s note: Our music editor Maya loves gore. And horror. And Ty Segall and all the incarnations that are Ty Segall....

Watch Cate Le Bon’s New Trailer for “Crab Day” It just might be the weirdest thing you’ll see all week

Cate Le Bon, the ethereal, angel-voiced Welsh singer/songwriter who’s worked with Tim Presley, White Fence and the Chemical Brothers, is...
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Watch Adult Books’ Video “Suburban Girlfriend” Pools, playgrounds and lemonade stands in the suburbs

Adult Books, the LA-based post-punk bubblegum outfit from Orange County, released a new video today for “Suburban Girlfriend,” the lead...

Listen to Tortoise Their new album Catastrophist is about to wreck your brain for the better

Tortoise is a Chicago-based band that has been creating a brilliant and unique blend of jazz, indie post rock, prog,...

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