Browsing all 32 posts in MP3 Streams & Downloads.
March 10, 2011
I discovered The Violet Lights on a blind submission. (See? Dreams can come true!) The rock duo’s forthcoming EP, Sex & Sound, is pretty darned good, a kind of Velvet Underground descendant collection of songs more befitting of the “garage” label than, say, The Strokes.
Stream and download the single off the EP, “Your Love / Not Enough,” after the jump.
February 3, 2011
I really dig the three tracks I was sent off a five-song sampler that C-horse will be distributing as a part of their Friday night February residency at Casey’s in downtown LA. I share with you “Tongues,” a deft little art pop track that really caught my ear. (Love the gear shift at 1:35.) Stream or download after the jump.
January 24, 2011
The talented ladies of Eagle and Talon are shedding their post-punk clapperclaws for tropical pop pincers, and they’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the distribution, marketing, and touring of their new EP In Manilla. (Stream the debut single to get an idea.)
$5 gets you a digital copy. $15, a digital copy and a t-shirt… $300? Alice and Kim will make you brunch. (!) Find details (and other options) here. Promotional video after the jump.
November 10, 2010
For a limited time only, LA’s garage indie rockers LA Font* are offering their full-length album “The American Leagues” for free. LA Font have been earning the appraisal of LA’s local tastemakers, so go grab that shit!
*(LA Font… like “elephant”. Get it?)
October 27, 2010
Hah! It figures as soon as I announce no bloggery for a week that I receive an urgent parcel from Physical Forms, the new supergroup band from Regan John Farquhar (Busdriver) featuring former virtuosos from The Mae Shi, Silver Daggers, and Bad Dudes. (All terrific noisy Smell bands that you missed out on if you didn’t already know)
October 20, 2010
Film School‘s new record Fission is one of my favorites this year. The Los Angeles-based reformed shoegazers will be celebrating the release of that excellent record this Thursday, October 21st at The Echo.
Download “Heart Full of Pentagons”.
August 31, 2010
The 2007 Film School release Hideout is one of my all-time favorite LA (if by way of San Fran) records and I’m prepared to say that I like Fission a good deal better.
August 17, 2010
Crashing to Earth from a power pop planet far, far away is Alright Alright,a hook-fueled super sextet from Los Angeles who have dropped one of the surprise delights of 2010.
August 4, 2010
POLLS celebrated the release of their new EP at the Bootleg Theatre last week. Terrific performance, one of the more enjoyable live shows I’ve seen in recent memory.
July 28, 2010
I dig this Modern Time Machines track “Dweeb”. It’s got the same combination of fuzzy guitar shoegaze noise and dreampop that makes that one nationally-known Silverlake band (Silverspoon something or other?) so popular.