Backseat Mafia Calls Alison Clancy The Real Deal

Posted on Dec 6, 2021
Backseat Mafia Calls Alison Clancy The Real Deal

Backseat Mafia writes that Alison Clancy “is absolutely the real deal.” The site has her recently-released new live video, and it advises viewers to “immerse in the monochrome footage for this live take of ‘Mutant Gifts,’ an incantatory masterpiece of drone-psych Americana… Expansive, avant-garde, brooding, it’s a helluva way to announce your arrival. But then, as Alison herself […]

PUG Features Sun Atoms

Posted on Dec 6, 2021
PUG Features Sun Atoms

“At the center of the Sun,” writes Psychedelic Underground Generation, “atoms under intense pressure from gravity undergo a process.” Sun Atoms‘ new LP Let There Be Light, the site professes, “is an incredible combination of psychedelic dark wave and postmodern pop.” Read the full review here. Let There Be Light is at radio now and seeking spins. Get it!

New Music From The Ophelias

Posted on Dec 2, 2021
New Music From The Ophelias

The Ophelias burst out of the San Francisco indie rock scene in 1985 and their first, self-titled LP appeared in early 1987 to widespread acclaim. “Almost every reviewer has considered them the most innovative band out of San Francisco in many years,” wrote Bob O’Brien in the LA Times. Soon they were signed to Rough Trade US and two more […]

Foamboy, Writes Willamette Week, Combine the “Grungiest And Most Elegant Bits of The 80s”

Posted on Dec 2, 2021
Foamboy, Writes Willamette Week, Combine the “Grungiest And Most Elegant Bits of The 80s”

According to Willamette Week, Foamboy is cool. “A name like Foamboy suggests softness, inefficacy, the quality of being a punching bag—a neat contrast with the muscular post-disco that the duo has been pursuing since changing its name from Chromatic Colors. Their recently released debut, Sober Daydream, sets Katy Ohsiek’s sangfroid against a jazzy, hard-hitting backdrop from producer Wil Bakula and a boatload […]

L.A. Witch Adds West Coast Tour Dates

Posted on Dec 2, 2021
L.A. Witch Adds West Coast Tour Dates

L.A. Witch has updated their tour itinerary to include a West Coast jaunt at the beginning of 2022. The band will start in their hometown of Los Angeles before galavanting all the way up to British Columbia. See their full show schedule below – tonight they’ll be hitting up Atlanta, and tomorrow it’s Carrboro, NC. L.A. […]

New Music From Combo Chimbita

Posted on Dec 1, 2021
New Music From Combo Chimbita

Combo Chimbita is a visionary quartet that draws from ancestral mythologies and musical enlightenment. Comprised of Carolina Oliveros’ mesmeric contralto, illuminating storytelling and fierce guacharaca rhythms, Prince of Queens’ hypnotic synth stabs and grooving bass lines, Niño Lento’s imaginative guitar licks, and Dilemastronauta’s powerful drumming, the lure and lore of Combo Chimbita is intense and undeniable. Continuing their mystical saga, […]

New Music From David Newton and Thee Mighty Angels

Posted on Dec 1, 2021
New Music From David Newton and Thee Mighty Angels

Wolverhampton, UK-born David Newton was the guitarist and songwriter behind C86 popsters The Mighty Lemon Drops, who starred on the front cover of an issue of NME and crossed over to top the charts at US alternative/college radio. Following a brief stint with The Blue Aeroplanes after the break-up of the Drops in the early 90s, Newton relocated to Los Angeles in 1995 where […]

L.A. Witch Tells New Noise About Making Cover Songs Unique

Posted on Dec 1, 2021
L.A. Witch Tells New Noise About Making Cover Songs Unique

L.A. Witch’s Sade Sanchez recently told New Noise about the band’s new Gun Club cover, “Ghost On The Highway.” According to Sanchez, “It’s challenging to do a cover and make it your own thing. You wanna do the original justice, you know? We approached the song in so many different ways, like tried to slow it down or play the rhythm […]

Leif Vollebekk’s New Video Premieres Via Photog Mag

Posted on Dec 1, 2021
Leif Vollebekk’s New Video Premieres Via Photog Mag

Photog Music has the video for “I’m Not Your Lover,” the new live single from Leif Vollebekk. Director Kaveh Nabatian says, “I love working with Leif because sometimes we get to make videos like this, simple and full of vibes. We find a landscape that evokes the energy of the song, bring a minuscule crew, some nice lenses, and just […]

Immersive Atlanta Premieres Rivi Clip For “Nightwing”

Posted on Nov 29, 2021
Immersive Atlanta Premieres Rivi Clip For “Nightwing”

Immersive Atlanta has the new video for “Nightwing,” the title track of Rivi‘s new LP produced by Chris Hunt. “On the album’s chilling title track, Hunt constructs a backdrop of spectral ambient and sluggish minimalist electronica that pulses almost menacingly. It’s more rhythmic perhaps than the majority of his solo work, but it remains steeped in the same noirish […]

SPIN Says Combo Chimbita Just Might Save Rock ‘N’ Roll

Posted on Nov 29, 2021
SPIN Says Combo Chimbita Just Might Save Rock ‘N’ Roll

“Psychedelic cumbia band Combo Chimbita just might be the planet’s top candidate for the saviors of rock ‘n’ roll,” wrote SPIN in a recent roundup of the “50 Best Rock Bands Right Now,” linked right here. The site explains that “the band members listened to punk and metal early on in Colombia before exploring Afro-Caribbean music as […]

The Honey Pop Wants To Cuddle Leif Vollebekk

Posted on Nov 29, 2021
The Honey Pop Wants To Cuddle Leif Vollebekk

“Close your eyes and enjoy the special universe that Canadian artists have offered us lately” writes The Honey Pop, which recently shared Leif Vollebekk’s new live single. “The experimentations of Radiohead are close enough to the artistry of Vollebekk’s new single ‘I’m Not Your Lover.’ What about having a surprise live version of said hit song? The Canadian singer-songwriter […]

Alison Clancy Shares “Mutant Gifts” Live At St. John’s Performance Video

Posted on Nov 29, 2021
Alison Clancy Shares “Mutant Gifts” Live At St. John’s Performance Video

Alison Clancy‘s live “Mutant Gifts” is at radio now from Independent Project Records, and a video of the song’s performance earlier this year is now on Vimeo. Amidst the chaos of the past two years Alison, like so many artists through the ages, found creative refuge in a Church. Alison was invited to live as an […]

CoS Gets Behind La Bonte

Posted on Nov 29, 2021
CoS Gets Behind La Bonte

“With an indie rock sound that hearkens back to emo, slowcore and Pedro the Lion, ‘Don’t Let This Define Me’ sees La Bonte carving out room for himself to build, then pause, breathe, and build again,” writes Consequence of Sound, which recently featured the song’s video. “Though the melancholy of the song and its accompanying video are on full […]

Nippertown Reviews The Flaming Lips and Particle Kid

Posted on Nov 22, 2021
Nippertown Reviews The Flaming Lips and Particle Kid

Nippertown has a review of a Flaming Lips/Particle Kid show from a little over a week ago. After raving about the Lips, the review delves into the opening set with some kind words. “Opener Particle Kid,” the site says, “was a pleasant surprise.  When I last saw him at the Outlaw Festival, he was an artist with ideas, […]

Foamboy Curates A Party Playlist For Slumbermag

Posted on Nov 22, 2021
Foamboy Curates A Party Playlist For Slumbermag

Foamboy‘s My Sober Daydream, according to Slumbermag, “is a collection of jazz-influenced pop songs that are as danceable as they are sharp.” The site has a playlist curated by the Portand-based duo, whose LP is at radio now. According to the band, “This playlist is for people having a bad time at the party. Maybe you don’t […]

New Music From Leif Vollebekk

Posted on Nov 18, 2021
New Music From Leif Vollebekk

Leif Vollebekk has shared a live version of “I’m Not Your Lover,” recorded at The Troubadour in Los Angeles in 2020. “This was the first time we played the song live, a couple of months before the lockdowns. It was a beautiful sold-out show at one of my favourite venues,” Vollebekk explains. “When I first heard the live […]

New Music From Combo Chimbita

Posted on Nov 18, 2021
New Music From Combo Chimbita

Combo Chimbita is a visionary quartet that draws from ancestral mythologies and musical enlightenment. Comprised of Carolina Oliveros’ mesmeric contralto, illuminating storytelling and fierce guacharaca rhythms, Prince of Queens’ hypnotic synth stabs and grooving bass lines, Niño Lento’s imaginative guitar licks, and Dilemastronauta’s powerful drumming, the lure and lore of Combo Chimbita is intense and undeniable. The band’s most recent album […]

American Songwriter Profiles L.A. Witch

Posted on Nov 18, 2021
American Songwriter Profiles L.A. Witch

American Songwriter has a feature on Sade Sanchez, the singer/guitarist who fronts L.A. Witch. The article gives a history of the band, including its origin story. “I love that it’s always a way to connect people,” Sanchez tells the site about the band. “And that it’s an escape for people. It’s a good escape for myself. It’s this […]

Lake 22 Releases “Style/Substance” Lyric Video

Posted on Nov 18, 2021
Lake 22 Releases “Style/Substance” Lyric Video

Lake 22 has a new lyric video for “Style/Substance,” one of the killer tracks on their new self-titled full length. The YouTube description tells us all we need to know, calling the clip a “high energy lyric video with a nostalgic view of a crazy world. The song kicks into high gear from the beginning bass […]

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