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Watch Foxygen’s New Video For new single “On Lankershim,” off upcoming album

Foxygen has a new album dropping January 20th on Jagjaguwar, and today they released the video for “On Lankershim,” the...
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Listen to Moon Duo Dark and moody psych from Portland

Moon Duo, the Portland based-band of guitarist Ripley Johnson and keyboardist Sanae Yamada, sounds like the kind of psych rock...
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Your weekend on the couch The music documentaries you need to detox your way into 2017

It’s Friday. And if you’re still detoxing (like I am) and looking for an excuse to sit on your couch...
Stef Chura

Listen to Stef Chura Poppy, grungy, and angsty in all the right ways 

Stef Chura may not sound familiar to you, but her experience floating through the depths of the Detroit DIY underground...
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Listen to Rebel Kind And read our conversation with the band below

It’s 2017. A brand new year. And although recovering from 2016 might take us a while, we’re ready for it....
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The 5 Best Music Videos of the Year Our picks for the most creative, entertaining and bizarre music vids of the year

My favorite videos from this year all had similar themes. Whether they were animated, involved puppets, or took place in...
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The 5 Best Songs of the Year Maya’s musical highlights for 2016

In a year filled with such detrimental loss from the music world (Bowie, Prince, Leonard, to name a few), shout...
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Meatbodies Announce New Album And share killer track, “Creature Feature”

Meatbodies, the self-proclaimed weirdo band of Chad Ubovich, Patrick Nolan, and Kevin Boog, are finally releasing the follow-up to their...
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WY Premiere: Death Valley Girls Watch their new video for “Pink Radiation”

We’re obsessed with Death Valley Girls. These LA rock queens (and Larry) slay in the best way, and released their...
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Watch The Nude Party’s New Video For their new single “Water on Mars”

Southern hospitality pranksters The Nude Party have a new video out for the single “Water on Mars”, off their forthcoming...
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Watch Tim Presley’s Video for “Clue” Off his debut solo record The WiNK

Tim Presley, master indie innovator behind the influential band White Fence, unleashed his first ever solo effort back in September...
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Listen to Marching Church A big, brass, moody band from Copenhagen

Marching Church, the new project of Iceage’s Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, is the kind of bona fide big, brass band we all...
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Conversation with: Josh Landau On his new band, Kill a Punk for Rock & Roll 

Josh Landau is an unstoppable force. The frontman and guitarist of The Shrine debuted his new band, Kill a Punk...
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Watch Warbly Jets’ “Alive” Video And listen to them

Ever miss that good old rock ‘n’ roll sound that’s not muddled up in fifteen different genres that all bounce...
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Conversation With: The Britanys Brooklyn’s lo-fi garage band that’ll remind you of the Strokes

In case you were wondering why Brooklyn band The Britanys have a missing T in their name, blame frontman Lucas...

Listen to Peeling Sweet and salty jams from Toronto

Money. Roses. And a black leather glove. These images induce all sorts of titillating references in my brain, and the...

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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Photo Credit: David Evanko Portfolio 032: Memory Hoarding

David Evanko, also know as Minivan, is an amazing photographer and avid music fiend. He’s at every single show I’m...
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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...