FYF Fest Lineup Announced


Good news for fans of new music: FYF Fest is proud to announce its return to the Los Angeles State Historic Park in downtown Los Angeles, where it’s been held for the past four years. Taking place on Sept 1 and 2 (which is Labor Day weekend), the festival will include performances by the newly

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Japandroids Destroy San Francisco


The Independent in San Francisco holds 500 people. It is the premier small venue in the Bay Area. On Thursday, Vancouver sent their premier small band and the two converged in a symbiotic mind meld that turned San Francisco into a place where degenerates, punkers and drunkards were one. I knew Japandroids had a phenomenal

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Yellow Ostrich Release “The Shakedown” Video

Barsuk Records is excited to release the video for Yellow Ostrich’s “The Shakedown,” off the band’s sophomore full-length, Strange Land. Directed by the band, the clip premiered via NYLON today. Singer/guitarist Alex Schaaf described the making of the video: “We made this video ourselves in Michael’s basement.  With no budget and minimal gear, we explored the

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