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WY Premiere: Kid Bloom Listen to “She Only Stays On The Weekend”

Kid Bloom, a five-piece from Los Angeles, somehow mix elements of disco, psych, and pop into their own swirl of...
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WY Premiere: The Entire Universe Watch their video for “Revolving Sun”

There’s something magical about a band that forms under auspicious circumstances. And The Entire Universe, a relatively new three-piece from...
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WY Premiere: Jordan Klassen Listen to “The Same Thing Over and Over”

Jordan Klassen has the kind of voice that makes you feel. Layered with range, hope, whimsy and what’s been described...

Listen to the Peacers And watch their new video for “Jurgen’s Layout”

Acid rock is maybe my favorite genre. And The Peacers, a four-piece from San Francisco, are seeping in that kaleidoscope...
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Listen to Kera and the Lesbians Buy this song, support “United We Dream” a great cause aiding immigrant communities

Kera and the Lesbians have always stood up for what’s good and true, and on their new single, “Bright Future...
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Watch Dirty Fences’ New Video For their new super catchy single “Teen Angel”

Dirty Fences are releasing their third studio album, Goodbye Love, due out October 27th on Greenway Records. And they’ve released...
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WY Premiere: Worst Gift Listen to new track “What’s Another 40 Bucks Between Friends?”

It’s Monday, and it was really damn hard getting out of bed this morning. But nothing like a slap in...
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WY Premiere: The Willowz Listen to their new single, “Just Can’t Wait”

The Willowz have been around for almost fifteen years. That’s a lifetime for a rock ‘n’ roll band, and yet,...
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Listen to She-Devils And catch their show tonight at the Troubadour in LA

She-Devils, the Montreal-based pop duo of Audrey Ann Boucher and Kyle Jukka, sounds like lucid hallucinations of underwater light explosions....
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WY Premiere: Lunch Ladies Watch their video for “Pick Yourself Up”

Lunch Ladies are a new four-piece from New Jersey slinging dream-pop melodies that’ll make your feet tap. Fronted by vocalist/bassist...
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WY Premiere: Distractor Watch their new video for “Best Bug”

Distractor, the OC-based group of best friends and video makers, have been through a lot as a young band. After...
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Oh Sees Announce New Album And drop title track, “Memory of a Cut Off Head”

Think you know everything about the Oh Sees? Think again. On their new single “Memory of a Cut Off Head,”...
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Guantanamo Baywatch at the Echo We had a busy weekend, and this is what that looked like

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Guantanamo Baywatch puts on one hell of a show. Last Friday,...
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WY Premiere: Elsa Watch “I Do,” a perfect end of summer feel

Nostalgia is a real thing, and the basis for new video “I Do” by Toronto heartthrobs Elsa. Directed by Laura-Lynn...
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WY Premiere: Demure For Sure Watch their trippy new video for “French Kiss”

Demure For Sure, the “bedroom project” of NYC-based art-rocker Zach de Sorbo, weaves together elements of glam, pop, and everything...
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WY Premiere: Palo Duro Listen to new single, “True Fade”

Palo Duro, the new project of Austin-based musician Michael J. Winningham, is a technicolor ride through pulsating beats and rhythms....
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Conversation With: The Memories And watch their sampler video for new album Royal United Song Service

The Memories, if you didn’t know, make music that’s both tongue-in-cheek delight and thoughtful, sometimes whimsical sincerity, thrown together in...

WY Premiere: Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs Their new video for “Judy” will put a real big smile on your face

Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs are ready to rock. The Toronto-based guitar wielding shredders encapsulate a sound that is...
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WY Premiere: Sweet Nobody Hear first single “Manner Of Speaking”

Sweet Nobody loves a good hook. And I’m not talking about a punch or a fish trap on a line....
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WY Premiere: The Side Eyes Listen to “Teenage Jerk” and read their interview with David Evanko

Editor’s Note: Photographer and frequent WY collaborator David Evanko has excellent taste in music. So when he reached out for...
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WY Premiere: Toothless Watch their video for new single “Alright Alright Alright”

There’s a great drawing by the infamous Raymond Pettibon, who designed the Black Flag logo among other emblematic images of...
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ECHO PARK RISING The low-key music fest (with 460 bands!) returns for its 7th year

Echo Park Rising, the expansive festival that floods the streets of Echo Park once a year, is upon us. Starting...
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WY Premiere: SondorBlue Listen to “Ashley Avenue” off their new EP

Charleston-based quartet SondorBlue live on harmony. Both literally and figuratively. On their new EP You Will Find Love On Ashley Avenue –...
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Watch Guantanamo Baywatch’s New “Video” It’ll put a real big smile on your face

Guantanamo Baywatch know how to have a good time. And in their new video, “Video,” off Desert Center, the good...
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Listen to Dope Lemon Your new summer cocktail

Dope Lemon, the new project of Australian musician Angus Stone, is my new summer cocktail. Two parts soulful, coastal rhythms...

Listen to Kenneth Whalum And stream his new album Broken Land

Kenneth Whalum, like all genuine artists, believes in himself. As he should. After spending years as a “side man” for...
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Watch Wand’s New Video for “Bee Karma” Featuring a “good” clown and sing-along lyrics

Clowns, generally speaking, terrify me. But in Wand’s new video for “Bee Karma,” off new album Plum, a dancing clown in...
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WY Premiere: Tracy Bryant Watch His New Video “Forever Certain”

Tracy Bryant is a man of constant ambition. After debuting his incredible solo album Subterranean last year – which landed songs on...
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WY Premiere: Brian Hill and The Noh Starrs Listen to their new single, “Sarah’s Alright”

Brian Hill and The Noh Starrs are pure post-punk breathing rebels, right down the line to their Velvets-inspired vocals to...

Listen to ORB Australian futuristic proto-metal from space

Australian three-piece ORB – yes that’s all caps to you – sound like a dizzying kaleidoscope of futuristic pulses and...

Your weekend CRUISE Playlist Music to drive you stylishly through the weekend

Summer is meant for adventures. And long nights spent drinking wine and oysters and tequila until the sun comes out...
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WY Premiere: Francisco The Man Stream their new album, Bodies in the Sun

Self-releasing an album is no easy feat. But LA’s Francisco the Man thrive on their DIY roots, without the pressure...

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