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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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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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...

Twin Peaks European Tour Photos from tagging along

“I broke my elbow at a Twin Peaks show earlier this year in Philly, and that wasn’t even the rowdiest...

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...
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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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The Shape of Art To Come Let’s make sure we take advantage of this

Yesterday I stood inside a church and looked at a ballot with measures on porn and weed and a presidential battle...
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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...

Listen to Kill a Punk for Rock & Roll New project and song from Josh Landau of The Shrine

Josh Landau of the The Shrine debuted his solo project Kill A Punk For Rock & Roll last night on...
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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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What Youth Mixtape: Halloween Misfits, The Cramps, Bauhaus, X, Ramones and many more dark entries

Of all the holidays we’ve made up, this one comes with the best music by far. Halloween playlists are usually...
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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...

The Boys and Girls of Beach Goth The annual shit show of ghouls and music hosted by The Growlers

Everyone’s costume is usually melted off by nightfall. And this year was no exception — hell most of the festival...