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what youth recommends wand plum

Wand Release New Album “Plum” Out today on Drag City. Check this interview with the band about the new record from Issue 19

Today is the first day of fall, which sometimes doesn’t mean anything in Southern California. But we’re hoping for a...

John Maus Is Back With new album teaser and tour

Where has John Maus been? We hadn’t heard from him since 2012, and his absence left fans in mourning of...
what youth recommends broken social scene

Listen to Broken Social Scene Their new single “Hug of Thunder” will take you back a decade

I awoke into my high school daydreams this morning as I hungrily listened to Broken Social Scene’s new single that...
what youth recommends homeshake

Homeshake at the Echoplex In case you were wondering what “sexy” sounded like

Crammed up against eager 16-year-olds and horny couples, luminescent disco balls set the mood on a very chill Tuesday night...
what youth recommends music

Listen to: Brian Hill and The Noh Starrs Their new song “The New Yorker” is about to find its way into your life and you’re going to like it

Brian Hill has a spark. It’s in his style. The way he talks. And it’s definitely in the music he makes....
what youth recommend slow dive

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...
what youth recommends the jesus and mary chain

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...
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...

Peter Hook and the Light at the Wiltern And we all danced

If you don’t like at least one song by Joy Division or New Order than you’re probably a liar. The...
Conversation with Twin Peaks.

Conversation With: Twin Peaks Gas station phone conversations

Chicago does a lot of cool shit for rock n roll and lately running wild about the town is a...
Mild High Club announce new album and release their new single "Homage".

Listen to Skiptracing by Mild High Club Take the full plunge into Alex Brettin’s conceptualized story full of mystery

Tonight your Friday evening cocktail has a date that will nestle right into that sensual place where the cherry hits...
what youth recommends whitney music

We saw Whitney at the Troubadour A new generation of oldies from the ashes of the Smith Westerns

Every once in a blue moon you hear a band that makes you second guess the bitter notion that music...
what youth recommends dent may

Summer with Dent May Good ass music that makes you feel like partying on a boat

If you haven’t heard of Dent May yet, it’s time you crawled out of your current music cave and let...

Conversation With: Audacity Plus the World Premiere of their new video for “Not Like You”

Orange County’s staple garage-punk band Audacity is pounding on your door with another ruckus album, and you’re bound to fall...
Deathstock Festival music

Go to Deathstock Festival II This weekend in the enchanted forest of Guerneville, CA

Deathstock Fest is back again for a second year. June 17-19. Tucked away in a serene little forest town in Northern...
Veronica Bianqui portrait.

Listen to (and see) Veronica Bianqui Cheery, Parisian-influenced pop tonight at the Hi-Hat in Los Angeles

Veronica Bianqui is a bubblegum pop princess dream come true. She’s swept Los Angeles with her cheery pop tunes that...
New video for "Fear" by Number

New video for “Fear” by Numb•er You might have heard it in the new Volcom skate film Holy Stokes!

The new Volcolm skate film “Holy Stokes!” premiered this past Friday at the Ace Hotel Theater in Downtown LA and...
what youth recommends bleached interview

Interview with Bleached On their new, darker and more honest album Welcome to the Worms

These riot girls have spent the past couple of years growing into a sound and image that is as real...
Austin Sike, music

Austin Sike Fest “It was like having a good time at a funeral.” The Levitation Fest that wasn’t to be

I was feeling inspired, euphoric and maybe a little bigheaded when I flew into Austin, Texas last week. Not only...
what youth recommends the feels

Go on the Road with Feels Tour photography by Jeff Fribourg

We’ve insisted you listen to Feels a couple of times now. So now that you’re convinced and are in love with their...
what youth recommends tomorrows tulips

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...
Childbirth, Women's Rights, Music, What Youth Recommends

Listen to Childbirth, “Women’s Rights” Political and hilarious girl punk

Whatever happened to gritty girl power punk rock? Bands like Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Huggy Bear and Babes in Toyland rocked...

Watch new Froth video “Nothing Baby” directed by Riley Blakeway

Riley Blakeway has directed another musical masterpiece for the band Froth. We already saw the music video he did for...

Listen to: Emotional More bliss for your ears, ’cause summer aint done yet

Summer is showing no signs of stopping. The water is beyond warm, the surf is fun and our popsicles fully melted....

Listen to Dick Diver New Music for your morning/noon/night

Get your minds out of the gutter. The name of Melbourne, Australia band Dick Diver is based on the main character...

Death stock Festival starts Friday We’ll call it summer now

It’s hard to tell when Summer is here when you live in California because we have perfect weather all the...

WY Recommends: Broken Water We interviewed the band from Olympia, WA that is changing our world

Good noise out of Olympia Washington.

Big names and bad kids at Burgerama 4 The Black Lips, Ty Segall, Weezer and Bone Thugs N Harmony

Everyone looked great this past weekend in Southern California: young, dirty and loose kids ran wild in the business parks...
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WY Recommends: Ride The loud and soothing return of shoegaze

Editor’s note: If the loud, fuzz distortion of a lot of songs you find in Cluster and the noise constantly...

WY Recommends: The Rooms A band that thrashes

I’ve spent a lot of my time lately trying to find a modern band that makes me wanna scream out...
meatbodies what youth

We saw Meatbodies at Thalia’s Wax Ball A sick monthly rock show in Laguna Beach

Keeping Laguna Weird with Thalia Surf Shop
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For The Love: Lolipop Records Episode 12 Presented by Vissla

A record label we appreciate very much.

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