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what youth recommends wand plum

From the Van: Wand Listen to their guest playlist

Wand is touring through Europe right now, and it’s freezing cold. Ice on the roads, ice on the mountains, and...
what youth recommends khruangbin

Listen to Khruangbin And thank us later

What do three relatively young musicians from Burton, Texas have to do with a sound explosion that brings to mind...
what youth recommends donnie emerson searchin

Listen to Donnie Emerson & Dreamin’ Wild And vibe on their new song, “Searchin'”

If you haven’t heard of Donnie Emerson, of Donnie & Joe Emerson fame, get ready for a heavy dose of...
what youth recommends clean spill friends

WY Premiere: Clean Spill Listen to “Friends”

Clean Spill, the Santa Barbara crew of surfers that caught our attention a few years back with their oozing delivery...
what youth recommends mammabear my house

WY Premiere: MammaBear Watch their new video for “My House”

Atlanta-based three-piece MammaBear have something to say about the current state of society, and you better open your ears and...
what youth recommends hayley heynderickx i need to start a garden

Listen to Haley Heynderickx Some soothing hump day recovery music

Portland-based Haley Heynderickx may have a complicated last name, but her music is as easy and soothing and palatable as a...
what youth recommends king tuff psycho star

Watch King Tuff’s New Video For funky, soul-tinged single “Psycho Star”

Last week, King Tuff emerged from his hiatus spaceship with the reflective, somber, tug on your heartstrings single “The Other,”...

Stream Terri Terri’s New Album His self-titled debut drops tomorrow

It’s Monday. Back to that daily grind. Whether it’s on your board, in the waves or on the concrete, or...
what youth recommends BANG

Music to Make You “Bang” A playlist of heavy jams that’ll hopefully get you ready for a war cry

In Steven Spielberg’s classic Peter Pan remake “Hook,” the Lost Boys do this incredible war cry thing during an insult...
what youth recommends slaughterhouse

Listen to Slaughterhouse Raw, unadulterated punk that’ll do your body good

Slaughterhouse is a new punk band from Los Angeles, and their self-titled debut EP is so good I’ve been humming...
what youth recommends pearl charles all the boys

Listen to Pearl Charles And catch her record release show tonight at the Echo

Pearl Charles has been playing music since before most of us could even read a book. Those years of fine-tuning...
what youth recommends king tuff the other

King Tuff Is Back With beautiful new song “The Other”

Four years is a long ass time, especially in the world of music so readily available we forget to stop...
what youth recommends ultimate painting not gonna burn myself anymore

Ultimate Painting Drops New Album And shares new video for “Not Gonna Burn Myself Anymore”

Songwriting can really take it out of you. And for Ultimate Painting, my favorite band coming out of London right...
what youth recommends beechwood the land of nod

Stream Beechwood’s New Album Songs From The Land of Nod

Beechwood, NYC’s answer to what you get when you mix the Ramones, Velvets, and BJM together in one misfit band,...
what youth recommends habibi

Listen to Habibi And catch them live 1/29 at the Moroccan Lounge

Cultural identity is always a powerful force in any creative endeavor, and for Habibi, that energy is ready to explode....

WY Premiere: Spike Vincent Listen to “Lie In The Dust”

It’s rare for a song to float into my horizon and immediately overwhelm my senses with pure positive bliss. But...
what youth recommends numb.er from the van playlist

NUMB.ER IS ON TOUR And they made us a “From the Van” playlist

Numb.er, the relatively new project of Jeff Fribourg, is total synth bliss. Formed at the end of 2015, the visual...
what youth recommends fiance wing

WY Premiere: Fiancé Listen to their dreamy single “wing”

Fiancé is a five-piece band from Delaware, and their dreamy, shoegazey sound is just what we need right now. Formed...
what youth recommends flying hair phase II

Flying Hair Drops New Album Listen to first single, “Phase II”

There are inevitably multiple phases in a band’s existence, and Flying Hair is in the thick of their metamorphosis. Formed...
what youth recommends grounders perfect

Listen to Grounders Toronto’s answer to your work day blues

Toronto-based smooth psych band Grounders are the perfect cure for your work day blues. After releasing their debut in 2015...
what youth recommends white wooly waiting

WY Premiere: White Woolly Watch their blood happy video for “Waiting”

Look up White Woolly’s bandcamp and their sound description states “ominous surf rock.” And that’s pretty much nailing it on the...
what youth recommends pond fire in the water

Watch “Fire In The Water” Pond’s new video shot by Sam Kristofski

Australian psych band Pond, an ever evolving rotation of musicians itching to explore their collaborative skills, dropped a new video...
what youth recommends sufis made me leave/crispy grapes II

WY Premiere: Sufis Watch “Made Me Leave/Crispy Grapes II”

Sufis, the duo of musicians Calvin Laporte and Evan Smith, met once upon a time over their love of the...
what youth recommends well well well sleeping away

WY Premiere: Well Well Well Watch their video for “Sleeping Away”

Well Well Well, a new postmodern pop band from San Diego comprised of musicians Seton Edgerton and Dan Nichols, sound...
what youth recommends easy zebulon

Easy Played Zebulon And we were there to witness the calamity

Easy is a band, and if you haven’t seen or heard them yet, you’re sleeping on life. Formed at the...
what youth recommends the jacks

Listen to The Jacks A new local 4-piece that doesn’t hide behind any bullshit

The Jacks are a rock ‘n’ roll band, let’s get that straight. Their vibe is heavily influenced by the British...
what youth recommends BUZZ

Music for right this second Listen to Maya’s new Spotify playlist “BUZZ.” Made especially for those “new year, new me” weekend buzzes

Most years it takes me at least a couple weeks before my brain can fully accept the numerical passing of...
what youth recommends top 10 albums of 2017

The Top 10 Albums of 2017 Stream the rest: These are the 10 albums from 2017 worth ownership

2017 was a year of shitty reality that yielded some incredible musical catharsis. And while every album we heard this...
what youth recommends top music videos of 2017

The Top 10 Music Videos of 2017 Do people still watch music vids? Well, we do, and these are our favorites from the year

This year in music videos, it was all about the flash. The hook. The catch. Whatever you wanna call it....
what youth recommends beechwood c/f

WY Premiere: Beechwood Listen to new track “C/F”

NYC-based glam punk trio Beechwood are no strangers to the dirty side of the law. Earlier this year, drummer and...
what youth recommends the shrine never more than now

Watch The Shrine’s New Video For “Never More Than Now” featuring Keith Morris

The Shrine know how to thrash. And I mean thrash in the sense of blowing fire out of their mouths...

Listen to Milk Music It’ll do your body good

You know when a band slips into your musical consciousness so easily that you’re left wondering, how was I ever...

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