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Watch Ty Segall’s Video “Emotional Mugger” A reimagined, twisted 14 minutes of pure insanity

Editor’s note: Our music editor Maya loves gore. And horror. And Ty Segall and all the incarnations that are Ty Segall....
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Conversation With: Night Beats “We’re just playing music that makes us feel good”

Danny Lee Blackwell, singer and guitarist of the soul/psych band Night Beats, chooses his words wisely. He speaks softly, humbly,...

Watch Cate Le Bon’s New Trailer for “Crab Day” It just might be the weirdest thing you’ll see all week

Cate Le Bon, the ethereal, angel-voiced Welsh singer/songwriter who’s worked with Tim Presley, White Fence and the Chemical Brothers, is...
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Watch Adult Books’ Video “Suburban Girlfriend” Pools, playgrounds and lemonade stands in the suburbs

Adult Books, the LA-based post-punk bubblegum outfit from Orange County, released a new video today for “Suburban Girlfriend,” the lead...

Listen to Feels Thrashing bedroom grrrl rock that’ll make you believe in feelings again

In an age where digital music comes as easily and readily as microwaved popcorn, LA-based foursome Feels, the reincarnation of...

Iggy Pop Announces New Album Titled “Post Pop Depression” and in collaboration with Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age

Everyone has their own King. To the greater public, Elvis Presley is the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. To others,...

Hear Cass McCombs’ New Song “Omie Wise” Announces new album Skifflin’

Cass McCombs is always pretty low-key when it comes to details about his music. So when news of a new...
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The Muggers at Teragram Ballroom We were there to witness the insanity

“Tonight a child is born! Prepare to have your minds shifted, and prepare to have your wallets lifted. Ladies and...
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Watch Night Beats’ Video for “No Cops” Directed by Riley Blakeway and starring Johan Stuckey

“When I first heard the track my initial intention was to create something violent,” said director Riley Blakeway of the...
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Listen to: The Muggers Ty Segall’s new superband unveils album Emotional Mugger, now streaming on NPR

Secrets aren’t always meant to be kept. Just last week, we blew the lid on Ty Segall’s new superband the...

Listen to Sheer Mag Philly rock ‘n’ roll to soothe your soul

Sheer Mag, the rock ‘n’ roll inspired power pop blended punk quintet from Philadelphia, are peaking on my watch list...

Ty Segall debuts new super band The Muggers feature members of King Tuff, Wand and Cairo Gang plus Mikal Cronin

Last year, right around Halloween, I heard this wonderful rumor that the ever-prolific, over-achieving Ty Segall was forming yet another...
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The What Youth 2015 The Top 5 Songs of the Year

There are a lot of places you can count down the songs of the year. And it really depends how...
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The What Youth 2015 Our Top 5 Music Videos of the Year

These are the music vids that had us exercising the “Replay” button on YouTube all year long. Good tunes and great...
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Listen to Thee Oh Sees’ “Fortress” A tasty, racing new single just in time for holiday cheer

Back in May, when Thee Oh Sees released Mutilator Defeated At Last, they left a pretty special track on the...
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Watch Cass McCombs’ “I Cannot Lie” The song from that Dylan Rieder part now has a music video

Cass McCombs released his long-awaited collection of songs A Folk Set Apart: Rarities, B-Sides & Space Junk, Etc. today on...

Watch Levitation Room’s “Crystal Ball” “Flowery Los Angeles Psychedelia”

“Sometimes when you trip you fall looking through a crystal ball.” In the new video for “Crystal Ball,” off their...

Mac DeMarco Unveils New Website And a fan club, for all things Mac in case you need that in your life

Mac DeMarco, our favorite gap-toothed jokester, announced today more show dates to his 2016 North American Tour. More importantly, Mac...
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Listen to No Parents And prepare to feel alive again

Punk rock is a highly subjective musical genre. So when a band comes around flexing “punk” vibes, it’s hard not...

Watch Tracy Bryant’s “Subterranean” video An exclusive premiere music video from the frontman of Corners

Tracy Bryant, frontman and founder of LA’s post-punk experimentalists Corners, debuted his first solo effort in 2014, the split cassette...

Listen to Drug Cabin New folk psyche for your cruising pleasure

I saw Drug Cabin play a couple weeks ago in Bandit Town and they really blew me away. I mean,...

Conversation With: Billy Changer Salty mutant pop from the bassist of Corners

We’re big fans of the dudes over at Crap Eyewear. They make great shades, sponsor our parties like a bunch...
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Watch Deap Vally’s Video “Royal Jelly” Starring extra sexy Georgia May Jagger

Badass uber babe rock duo Deap Vally — yes, intentionally misspelled, get over it — premiered their video for “Royal...

Listen to Will Ivy In an exclusive What Youth song premiere of “Scrap Plastic”

Will Ivy has been making music since he was a teenager. He’s contributed to a bevy of bands – Dream...
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Night Beats Release New Track “Sunday Mourning” off forthcoming album Who Sold My Generation

If you don’t know who Night Beats are, get to googling. The Seattle-based, Texas-bred group released their last full length...
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Conversation With: Death Valley Girls “Rock ‘n’ roll is how you say I love you.”

Death Valley Girls look like they moonlight as a biker gang and sound like a combination of riot grrrl attitude...
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Watch Winter’s New Video For “All The Things You Do”

Winter, the self-proclaimed “dreamy star-projecting” band fronted by Samira Winter, is just what the hangover doctor called for this morning...
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Listen to Walter Featuring members of Meatbodies, Ducktails, and SadGirl

If there weren’t enough fuzzy garage quasi-proto psychedelic bands popping up in the musical stratosphere already, let me introduce you...
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Watch Wand’s Sensory Bending Video For “Sleepy Dog,” off their new album, 1000 Days

 Wand, the LA heavy hitters who sloshed through 3 albums in 13 months since their creation last year, premiered a...
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Watch Deerhunter’s New Video “Living My Life” A psychedelic liquid visual hallucination directed by Bradford Cox

The new video for Deerhunter’s “Living My Life” is, well, for lack of a better word, trippy. Directed, photographed and...
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Cass McCombs Announces New Album Out December 11th on Domino Records

Cass McCombs remains, as ever, an enigma. No one’s ever really sure what he’s up to, or where he’s living,...

Stream Summer Twins new album “Limbo” Out now on Burger Records

The babes of Summer Twins look like angel babies who like ice cream, roller skate rinks and Lisa Frank stickers...

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