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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...
what youth recommends a tribe called quest

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...
Leonard Cohen

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...
what youth recommends hope sandoval & the warm inventions

Listen to Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions The first single off the album, “Let Me Get There”, featuring Kurt Vile

Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions, the moving force of melancholy heartache in the form of music, has a new...
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Watch a new video from Broncho For their song “Señora Borealis.”

I’m obsessed with Broncho. And you should be, too. They dropped their third LP, Double Vanity, earlier this year, and...

The Boys and Girls of Beach Goth The annual shit show of ghouls and music hosted by The Growlers

Everyone’s costume is usually melted off by nightfall. And this year was no exception — hell most of the festival...
what youth recommends TOY

Listen to TOY And stream their album before it drops Friday

English indie band TOY have a new album out on Heavenly Recordings, and its psychedelic, dream pop sound has us...
Froth, Riley Blakeway, Contact

Watch the new Froth video for “Contact” Directed by Riley Blakeway

It’s always fun when our friends collaborate and the result is really good. In this case, it’s filmmaker Riley Blakeway...
Cherry Glazerr, Desert Daze

Desert Dazed and Confused Our conversations in the desert with Audacity, Beach Fossils, The Coathangers, Cherry Glazerr and more

We survived Desert Daze (you know that much). Saw more bands than we thought possible. Camped. Got dirty. And then bathed...
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Listen to Holy Sons And read our interview with songwriter Emil Amos below

Emil Amos, singer, songwriter and founder of Holy Sons, is an incredibly prolific one-man band. “I taught myself how to...

Listen to the Molochs And watch them play Friday at Non Plus Ultra

Did you know that no word in the English language rhymes with The Molochs? Have you heard the one about two Molochs walking...
what youth recommends tinariwen

Watch Tinariwen’s New Video For “Ténéré Tàqqàl,” off upcoming album featuring Kurt Vile and Matt Sweeney

If you don’t know who Tinariwen is, get ready to have your mind blown. This incredible group of Tuareg musicians...
what youth recommends desert days music

Inexplicable Wonderful in the Desert And a post-Desert Daze playlist to reintroduce real life

Was I only gone a weekend? It must’ve been longer. I’m back now, in the cushiony comfort of modern-day living. But...
what youth recommends billy moon

Listen to Billy Moon Poppy garage from Ontario

“I’ve always made music, because music doesn’t judge; it doesn’t make you feel weird about liking what you like. It’s...
what youth recommends axis sova new album

Stream Axis: Sova’s New Album If you know what’s good for you

We turned you on to Axis: Sova last month, the fuzzy robo-rock creation of Chicago-based Brett Sova. And today, we’re...
what youth recommends honduras

Listen to Honduras Raw punk from Brooklyn

Brooklyn-based punk band Honduras are my new favorite flavor. And I’m not talking about some brief encounter with a salty...
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Premiere: Listen to Ruby Haunt And get lost in their new single, “Blush”

Ruby Haunt, the creation of childhood friends Wyatt Ininns and Victor Pakpour, started out as a long distance thing. Living...
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Stream Ultimate Painting’s New Album Dusk, out September 30th on Trouble In Mind

We’ve been raving about Ultimate Painting for a while now, and today the band is streaming their new album Dusk...
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Premiere: Sunshine & The Blue Moon Watch the new video for their single, “Welcome To The Future”

The future can be a scary thing to think about And Ontario psych/folk band Sunshine & The Blue Moon are here...
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Listen to The Brazen Youth And read our interview with the band below

The Brazen Youth, the new musical duo from Old Lyme, CT, are recent high school graduates with a ton of...
what youth recommends happyness

Listen to Happyness And their fresh take on past loves

We’re falling fast for Happyness. Because they’re downright dreamy. These three boys from South London have tapped into something good. They’ve...

Listen to Axis: Sova Fuzzy psych-punk on Ty Segall’s God? Records

When I first stumbled upon Axis: Sova, the new psych-punk (for lack of a better word) band on Ty Segall’s...
Communist Daughter's new music "Roll a Stone".

Listen to Communist Daughter And watch their new video, “Roll A Stone”

Saint Paul indie band Communist Daughter knows what the last fleeting warmth of a brief Minnesota summer can bring out...
what youth recommends chest pains

Listen to Chest Pains And stream their new EP Bath Bandits

Type “Chest Pains” in a search browser, and the usual onslaught of worrisome diagnoses pop up. My favorite, “this heart...
what youth recommends wolf people

Listen to Wolf People Sludgy stoner metal from the UK

Wolf People, a band I’d easily believe were some obscure, untapped early ’70s Swedish stoner metal band, are releasing a...
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Listen to the Growlers New Album Produced by Julian Casablancas

The Growlers are maybe the most inventive band in our current musical bubble. After cementing themselves as lo-fi, DIY surf...
what youth recommends gooch palms

Listen to Gooch Palms Garage punk gold from Australia

Gooch Palms, the Australian garage punk duo that is Leroy Macqueen and Kat Friend, pack a lot of punch for...