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Watch Froth’s New Video “Sensitive Girl” off upcoming album Outside (briefly)

A music video can say a lot about a band, especially when the band takes creative control and shoots and...
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Listen to Tashaki Miyaki And watch “Girls on TV” directed by James Franco

Don’t be fooled by the name of LA-based band Tashaki Miyaki. What may sound like an unearthed Japanese proto band...
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Listen to CFM’s New Single “Rise and Fall,” off upcoming album

CFM, the solo project of Charles Mootheart (of Fuzz and Ty Segall’s band), has a new album dropping April 4th...
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LA Witch Needs Our Help Their Gear was Stolen in freezing England

Our favorite legends L.A. Witch know how to live like road dogs. And that’s no easy feat, especially in the dead...
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4 New Bands for you Spring has (almost) sprung and that means lots of new music

Spring doesn’t officially start for another month, but here in Southern California, everything is in full fucking bloom. Including the...
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Listen to: Brian Hill and The Noh Starrs Their new song “The New Yorker” is about to find its way into your life and you’re going to like it

Brian Hill has a spark. It’s in his style. The way he talks. And it’s definitely in the music he makes....
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WY Premiere: Crazy Bones Trip out on their new video for “Melting”

Toronto-based garage psych slayers Crazy Bones are exactly what you’d want in a heavy band. And their new video for...

WY Track Premiere: “Shots in the Dark” Dive into some Americana twang with Balto

Portland “roots rockers” Balto sound like the kind of band you’d want playing in the background as you cruise down...
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WY Premiere: The Coathangers’ New Video For single “Parasite” – “It’s an expression of frustration”

The Coathangers, Atlanta’s answer to incredibly catchy, raging, brain-melting punk, are a testament to the power of creative integrity. Since...

Listen to Menace Beach Grimy noisemakers from Leeds

Menace Beach, the Leeds-based band founded by members Liza Violet and Ryan Needham, released their sophomore album, Lemon Memory, just...
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Listen to Loose Plans The new album from William Alexander

Two weeks ago we shared William Alexander’s new mixtape Hotbox with God as a lead up to his new full...
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Watch Cass McCombs’ New Video For his haunting single, “I’m A Shoe”

Cass McCombs can do no wrong. His new video for the single “I’m A Shoe”, off 2016’s Mangy Love, reveals...
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New Single from L.A. Witch Our fave badass babes release reverb-soaked single “Brian”

Long desert highways. A lingering, smoldering sunset. The faint hint of whiskey and dust in the breeze, and all signs...
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Watch Parquet Courts’ Video for “Outside” Off 2016’s Human Performance

Parquet Courts’ Human Performance was one of my favorite albums to come out of 2016. And so it’s really no surprise...
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Listen to Ty Segall’s New Single The super sludgy, brain-melting “Break A Guitar”

Ty Segall has never been afraid to knock you over the head with his shredding abilities. And his new single...
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Listen to Froth’s New Single Off their upcoming album, Outside (briefly)

Froth have a new album dropping February 24th, and today they’re premiering their second single from it, “Passing Thing”. Listen...
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WY Premiere: Watch “Good Luck” A new video by The Undercover Dream Lovers

The Undercover Dream Lovers, the solo project of Brooklyn-based artist and producer Matt Koenig, was relatively unknown last year. And...
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Mixtape: “Hotbox With God” New Mixtape from William Alexander for your weekend wandering

If you’ve ever been to one of our parties, you’ve seen William Alexander throwing around vinyl and crushing Modelos. His...
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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 Slowdive’s New Song “Star Roving” is their first new song in 22 years

Yes, we definitely are slowly diving into this New Year, but coming at us fast is a new song by...
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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 What Youth 2016 Video Slideshow The Velvet Underground take us on the photographic rollercoaster that was 2016

Everyone is talking about how 2016 was a son of a bitch. And yeah, it kinda was. We lost a...
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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...
what youth 2016 top five

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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The Dylan Rieder Issue Playlist The songs we played to remember

Throughout the creation of the Dylan Rieder issue we played music really loud here. It helped with the emotions, evoked...
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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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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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What Youth Gift Guide If you’re going to buy stuff this holiday season, it should be this stuff

There is no shortage of stuff in this world. The problem with that? There’s a lot of shit that gets...
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Jesus and Mary Chain release new song The first in 18 years, and it’s really good

Christmas came early this year and Santa left a beautiful brand new Jesus and Mary Chain song. It’s called “Amputation” and...