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Listen to Feels Thrashing bedroom grrrl rock that’ll make you believe in feelings again

In an age where digital music comes as easily and readily as microwaved popcorn, LA-based foursome Feels, the reincarnation of...

D’Blanc Release Issue 2 of “Perspective” And in a world of shitty zines, this isn’t one

It seems as though everyone has their own zine these days. I’ve been to zine fests, zine carnivals, zine swap...
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Listen to “Check me out” Off Tomorrows Tulips new EP Indie Rock Royalty Comb

Your favorite slacker indie rock band is back in 2016 dropping their anticipated EP Indie Rock Royalty Comb. Tomorrows Tulips...

Iggy Pop Announces New Album Titled “Post Pop Depression” and in collaboration with Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age

Everyone has their own King. To the greater public, Elvis Presley is the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. To others,...

Hear Cass McCombs’ New Song “Omie Wise” Announces new album Skifflin’

Cass McCombs is always pretty low-key when it comes to details about his music. So when news of a new...
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The Muggers at Teragram Ballroom We were there to witness the insanity

“Tonight a child is born! Prepare to have your minds shifted, and prepare to have your wallets lifted. Ladies and...
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Watch Night Beats’ Video for “No Cops” Directed by Riley Blakeway and starring Johan Stuckey

“When I first heard the track my initial intention was to create something violent,” said director Riley Blakeway of the...

Listen to “Rare Breed” by the Shrine And then get the new album out today

We spent some time with The Shrine last year. They were immersed in working on a new album — and have since...
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Listen to: The Muggers Ty Segall’s new superband unveils album Emotional Mugger, now streaming on NPR

Secrets aren’t always meant to be kept. Just last week, we blew the lid on Ty Segall’s new superband the...

Listen to Sheer Mag Philly rock ‘n’ roll to soothe your soul

Sheer Mag, the rock ‘n’ roll inspired power pop blended punk quintet from Philadelphia, are peaking on my watch list...

There’s a Starman Waiting in the Sky David Bowie dies at age 69

David Bowie died last night after an 18-month battle with cancer. He was 69. Bowie’s unparalleled influence and incredibly innovative...

Ty Segall debuts new super band The Muggers feature members of King Tuff, Wand and Cairo Gang plus Mikal Cronin

Last year, right around Halloween, I heard this wonderful rumor that the ever-prolific, over-achieving Ty Segall was forming yet another...
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The 2015 What Youth Slideshow All the fun that we had, set to Lou Reed

New Year’s would have to be our favorite holiday. It’s the only one with little to no religious associations, and...
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The What Youth 2015 The Top 5 Songs of the Year

There are a lot of places you can count down the songs of the year. And it really depends how...
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The Stores that Carry What Youth Tell ’em Santa sent ya

We’re a week away from Christmas, two weeks away from New Years and three weeks from the release of What...
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The What Youth 2015 Our Top 5 Music Videos of the Year

These are the music vids that had us exercising the “Replay” button on YouTube all year long. Good tunes and great...
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Listen to Thee Oh Sees’ “Fortress” A tasty, racing new single just in time for holiday cheer

Back in May, when Thee Oh Sees released Mutilator Defeated At Last, they left a pretty special track on the...
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The What Youth 2015 Our Top 5 Interviews of the Year

We spend most of the year talking to people. Record. Talk Talk Talk. And then we show you. That’s one thing...

“A New Place 2 Drown” A Short Film on King Krule

“A New Place 2 Drown” is a new multidisciplinary body of work from brothers Jack and Archy Marshall. (King Krule...
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Watch Cass McCombs’ “I Cannot Lie” The song from that Dylan Rieder part now has a music video

Cass McCombs released his long-awaited collection of songs A Folk Set Apart: Rarities, B-Sides & Space Junk, Etc. today on...

Watch Levitation Room’s “Crystal Ball” “Flowery Los Angeles Psychedelia”

“Sometimes when you trip you fall looking through a crystal ball.” In the new video for “Crystal Ball,” off their...
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Want to Write for What Youth? We’re (still) looking for contributing writers and interns for 2016

[Update: If you already sent through your work for our previous callout, we’re still in the process of going through...

Mac DeMarco Unveils New Website And a fan club, for all things Mac in case you need that in your life

Mac DeMarco, our favorite gap-toothed jokester, announced today more show dates to his 2016 North American Tour. More importantly, Mac...
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Listen to No Parents And prepare to feel alive again

Punk rock is a highly subjective musical genre. So when a band comes around flexing “punk” vibes, it’s hard not...
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The What Youth Holiday Wish List The rad stuff you need to buy (or have someone buy for you)

Well, we’re here. The holiday season. The scent of consumerism and dead birds is wafting through the crisp air. There...

Listen to Small Black New Order’s nephew from America maybe

Small Black is a Brooklyn based band (formed in Portland, Oregon) that plays an eclectic blend of electronic shoe gaze...

Watch Tracy Bryant’s “Subterranean” video An exclusive premiere music video from the frontman of Corners

Tracy Bryant, frontman and founder of LA’s post-punk experimentalists Corners, debuted his first solo effort in 2014, the split cassette...

Listen to Drug Cabin New folk psyche for your cruising pleasure

I saw Drug Cabin play a couple weeks ago in Bandit Town and they really blew me away. I mean,...
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Watch Deap Vally’s Video “Royal Jelly” Starring extra sexy Georgia May Jagger

Badass uber babe rock duo Deap Vally — yes, intentionally misspelled, get over it — premiered their video for “Royal...

Listen to Will Ivy In an exclusive What Youth song premiere of “Scrap Plastic”

Will Ivy has been making music since he was a teenager. He’s contributed to a bevy of bands – Dream...
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Watch Winter’s New Video For “All The Things You Do”

Winter, the self-proclaimed “dreamy star-projecting” band fronted by Samira Winter, is just what the hangover doctor called for this morning...
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Listen to Walter Featuring members of Meatbodies, Ducktails, and SadGirl

If there weren’t enough fuzzy garage quasi-proto psychedelic bands popping up in the musical stratosphere already, let me introduce you...

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