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Hana Vu – Shallow

HANA VU EP FRONT

LA's Hana Vu unveils the third stellar track from her forthcoming official debut EP How Many Times Have You Driven By, dropping in just about one month on our label Luminelle Recordings. This one already got some love today from the Fader and Pitchfork, with the former claiming that ripping new jam "Shallow" "proves the seventeen-year-old is cooler than you and me," and the latter calling Hana "one frightfully wise teenager...

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GvsB presents: Negative Gemini + George Clanton + Charles live in Los Angeles

NG x GC x CHARLES

We are honored to present our favorite power couple Negative Gemini + George Clanton, with very special guest Charles on Friday, June 29th in DTLA at Resident. Get familiar below + grab your tickets here.

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presenting Leon Bridges’ Good Thing album release show live in LA (win tickets)

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We're honored to present an intimate album release show from Fort Worth's own Leon Bridges in Los Angeles on Saturday, May 5th at the Troubador. Tickets go on sale this Friday 4/27 at noon PST, and they'll likely be sold out by 12:03, but we have 3 pairs of tickets to give away to yall...

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announcing Hana Vu’s How Many Times Have You Driven By EP out this summer on Luminelle, watch the animated video for “Cool”

HANA VU EP FRONT

We are extremely proud to present the unclassifiable new record from 17-year-old Los Angeles-based artist Hana Vu, out this summer on our label Luminelle Recordings. Written and produced entirely by Hana and mastered by Clay Jones (Modest Mouse, Sunflower Bean), How Many Times Have You Driven By is the sound of a young songwriter fearlessly doing her own thing, without regard for genre or the latest trend...

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premiere: Launder – Annie Blue

ANNIE BLUE

We've already heard the excellent lead single from Launder's all-killer new Pink Cloud EP, which features Zachary Cole Smith of DIIV on guitar, SoKo on vocals, and production from Day Wave, and today the LA-based artist -- real name: John Cudlip -- shares the EP's more urgent, but still dreamy as all get-out opening track...

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photos: KING KRULE in LA

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King Krule brought the ooz to LA at the Teragram last night + this morning at KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. Shots by D / polaroid by Rachel Reynolds. See more + watch his Morning Becomes Eclectic set below:

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polaroids: Smerz at MOCA Los Angeles

SMERZ LA VII

Copenhagen-via-Norway duo Smerz rocked the Museum of Contemporary Art in LA last night. All photos by Faith Silva on the Impossible Project's glossy new metallic frame film. Click for more:

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premiere: Nite Jewel shares b-sides collection Real Low + new “How It Was” video

REAL LOW

LA electro-R&B luminary Ramona Gonzalez -- aka Nite Jewel -- follows up one of the best records of 2017 with a glowing new 10-track, bandcamp-exclusive b-sides record, featuring demos, alternate mixes, and previously unreleased jams from the Real High sessions (including the absolutely gorgeous "Never Show", featuring string arrangements by Ramona, "inspired by her concurrent work on a film soundtrack"), plus a few tracks from her new Italians Do It Better 12"...

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Midnight Sister – Blue Cigar

MIDNIGHT SISTER

LA's Midnight Sister follow up their alluring debut single with the whimsically surreal visuals for another track from the group's debut LP Saturn Over Sunset, out September 8 on limited "neptune blue" vinyl via Jagjaguwar. Directed by nicky giraffe:

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Omar-S x Nite Jewel – Confess to U

CONFESS TO U

Last year's magical Omar S x Nite Jewel collab "Sky Train" had to be one of the most slept-on tracks of the year, a charmingly tender and sweet boogie-house jam featuring an infectiously warm vocal and the vibiest of grooves (which we would have given anything to see performed live in its ideal setting at sunrise in Tulum). Thankfully "Sky Train" was not a one-off, as the dream duo have recreated that balmy, alluring magic on the resplendent new single "Confess to U", out on Omar-S' own FXHE Records. Listen below, as the duo cruise around LA in a red Corvette and hit the beach in the track's dreamy Brian Kage-directed visuals:

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