video premiere: Cassowary – she funked me
Los Angeles singer + multi-instrumentalist Miles Shannon aka Cassowary drops his stellar debut single for Fat Possum, "She Funked Me", a jazzy, cosmic R&B gem that was inspired in part by "promiscuity and free love, along with the emotional effects that come along with such connections...
video: Boy Harsher – LA
In advance of the release of their incredible new album Careful, coming next week, Boy Harsher shares the stunning video for pulsing synthwave reverie and album highlight "LA", a track that the group says "defines the album, by both mourning lost / lustful opportunities and craving that fleeting escape"...
premiere: wished bone – reasons
Courtesy of Glasgow's Human Noise Records, the new label from our friends at Gold Flake Paint, comes this curious and utterly enchanting "dark twee" (the artist's words) wonder from Los Angeles-via-Athens, Ohio group Wished Bone. The sort of intentionally ambiguous term "haunting" gets thrown around a lot here on this site to describe the lingering, not unpleasant melancholy a
presenting Leon Bridges’ Good Thing album release show live in LA (win tickets)
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...
Launder – Fade (feat. Zachary Cole Smith + SoKo)
LA's John Cudlip aka Launder shares the wistful first track from his debut EP Pink Cloud, a dreamy collection of low-key infectious guitar-pop jams draped in a hazy tinge of nostalgia, produced by Day Wave (aka Jackson Phillips), and featuring DIIV's Zachary Cole Smith on guitar + one of our old faves, SoKo, on vocals...
photos: SOPHIE at Teragram Ballroom for RBMA Los Angeles
SOPHIE unveiled all new sounds + visuals in her vibrant and mind-bending conceptual set last night at Teragram Ballroom in LA for #RBMALA. Photos by David below:
premiere: Boyboy – U
Your boy Sam McCarthy aka Boyboy returns with his latest irresistble and effervescent self-released gem. "U" is a bright, tender electro-pop come-on with a swelling, dizzyingly infectious melody, and a simple but anthemic hook that is ultimately curbed by that undeniable tinge of longing and sneaking self-doubt...
premiere: Dent May – 90210
Dent May shares another very classy new preview of his forthcoming record Across the Multiverse, almost a year to the day after dropping his smooth, vintage disco-romance gem "Face Down in the Gutter of Your Love". The move to LA seems to be suiting your Mississippi boy from 39202 quite well on the swaying, swoon-y "90210", as Dent dials down the disco vibes and lets his timele