Album Review: RACES, Year of the Witch


Los Angeles band RACES is hitting the scene with their first full-length album, Year of the Witch. Formed in 2009, RACES have distinguished themselves through their alternative, orchestral, rolling melodies and awesomely spastic moments of fuzzed-up, garage instrumentals. This LP is the follow up to their Big Broom EP and limited edition 7” featuring songs

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Lady Danville Album Art Contest


GUYS. Everyone’s favorite down-to-earth, sweet-honey harmonizing Los Angeles band, Lady Danville (fresh off the release of their gorgeous new EP, Operating–listen below), is holding a album art design contest!  You, oh lucky one, get a chance to design the art for singles “Sophie Roux” and “Kids (MGMT Cover)” which are being released soon on iTunes. 

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Artist of the Week: Meiko


A lot has changed since Meiko released her self-titled debut album in 2007. Then signed to MySpace Records, the singer put an album that in her words was “chill” and a bit dark. After touring for two years, the singer took a brief break before working on her follow-up. After taking the good part of

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Concert Review: Kid is Qual, thatwasthen With Help of Andrew McMahon Co-Headline The Troubadour


Thursday night, the Troubadour had a killer lineup of L.A. Locals: Kid is Qual and thatwasthen co-headlined, introduced by Acidic and Bikelock.  The crowd consisted of a lot of music veterans and industry people, mainly because Kid is Qual and Bikelock are offshoots of the band Jack’s Mannequin.  This also meant that Jack’s Mannequin lead

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