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Watch “Hey Spaceman!” A new video by Tracy Bryant

We can’t stop listening to Tracy Bryant’s solo album Subterranean, and even more stoked to share his video for “Hey Spaceman!”,...
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Listen to CFM Charles Moothart, longtime Ty Segall collaborator, unleashes solo project

CFM could mean many things. Chill fucking music. Crispy fried monkey. I could really go on forever with this. But...
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World Premiere: C.G. Roxanne and the Nightmares Listen to our exclusive premiere of “Normandie Blvd” now

C.G. Roxanne and the Nightmares, my favorite local punk freaks who named themselves after the label on a bottle of...
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Watch “The Drive” A new music video from Curtis Harding

“I thought a vampire theme was a great way to go,” said Curtis Harding to Q Magazine about his new...
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Exclusive: Listen to Pet Sun Music to be turned up loud and smash things to

Pet Sun may sound like some fluffy indie band by their name, but this four-piece crew of shredders from Ontario...
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Listen to Clean Spill New music from surfers (including Tom Curren’s son Pat) channeling the Strokes, and yes it’s good

Ignore the fact that Pat Curren, lead singer of new band Clean Spill out of Santa Barbara, is the son...
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5 Years of Fun with Burger Records The Observatory and Burger Records present a 5-day music festival starting next week

Next week, starting on Monday March 7th, Burger Records and the Observatory in Orange County will unleash their Five Years...
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Listen to Guantanamo Baywatch Surf rock that actually sounds like surf rock

Guantanamo Baywatch. Soak in that name for a second. Now imagine a sandy beach, with one of those colorful umbrellas,...
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Conversation With: Kera and the Lesbians Elvis, that name and their new record

Kera Armendariz, the frontman and lead singer of Kera and the Lesbians, is, and ignore my cheesy cliché, in it...
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Listen to Meatbodies New Single “Valley Girl” Dropping March 18th just in time for a Euro tour

Meatbodies, my favorite scuzzed-out Sabbath-obsessed freaks, just dropped a new single today, the first song to come out since their...
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Conversation with: Tracy Bryant New Album “Subterranean” releases today on Burger Records

  WHAT YOUTH: When’d you start playing music? TRACY BRYANT: I started when I was really young, playing piano when...
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Conversation With: Robbie Simon “If you’re happy where you are, every step along the way was right.”

Robbie Simon, the Los Angeles-based artist, is modest when speaking about his talent. “If you would’ve told me even three...
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Listen to Dinosaurs The first band in a long time to warrant Weezer and early Offspring comparisons

San Francisco was once the music epicenter of our generation. White Fence, Ty Segall, King Tuff, Thee Oh Sees, and...
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DIIV’s New Album Is The Is Are is Out And we can’t stop listening to it

DIIV, the spacegazey, ambient imbued creation of Zachary Cole Smith, has a new album out through Captured Tracks, and we...
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Listen to Kera and the Lesbians Surf, rock and some bipolar folk

When I first heard the band name Kera and the Lesbians, I was instantly hooked. Led by Kera Armendariz and...
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Twin Peaks Announce New Album And leak first single, “Walk To The One You Love”

Chicago band Twin Peaks announced the release of a new album this week, and it’s cleaner than you’d think. Less...

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...

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