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HIPHOP/R&B artist James Bailey, who hails from Los Angeles, has released a brand-new track, “Cinema”. Bailey wrote “Cinema” during a long-distance relationship in which he and his lover found themselves going through the motions, subsequently fantasising about his co-star/love interest in a rom-com style flick, that starts with dreams and sadly ends in heartbreak (spoiler …

Los Angeles based The Spyrals have this week released their fourth LP Same Old Line via Fuzz Club Records. Taking cues from The Velvet Underground, 13th Floor Elevators and The Stooges by way of Neil Young, Bob Dylan and Muddy Waters, the record sees the band carve out eight songs of raw, back-to-basics rock’n’roll that …

Uncommon Nasa, the legendary East Coast emcee, producer and overall sound whiz, likes to talk. He can talk and talk and talk, but like many other unique New York City characters, he can also tell a story. His talking generally serves a purpose, it’s not merely idle chit chat. It’s possible that in the morning, …

Bubbling up from the psychedelic tar pits of L.A., Frankie and the Witch Fingers have been a constant source of primordial groove for the better part of the last decade. Formed and incubated in Bloomington before moving west to scrap with Los Angeles’ garage rock rabble, the band evolved from cavern-clawed echo merchants to architects …

Los Angeles dystopian punk/occult glam rockers Death Valley Girls will release their new LP Under the Spell of Joy this Friday via Suicide Squeeze Records. While studies have been conducted aiming to understand the science behind music, our inexplicable ability to tap into the emotions of another human being by way of arrangements of sonic frequencies still …

‘Same Old Line’ is the second single from the upcoming album of LA’s The Spyrals which is set for release via Fuzz Club Records on 30 October. Taking cues from The Velvet Underground, 13th Floor Elevators and The Stooges by way of Neil Young, Bob Dylan and Muddy Waters, the new album Same Old Line was …

YOU have to admire the scope and ambition of Los Angeles postrock duo El Ten Eleven, who are about to release their eighth full-length LP, Tautology, on September 18th. You certainly get a lot of bang for your buck. They’ve been releasing it bit by bit in the digital world for months now: Tautology I …

EL TEN ELEVEN have really pushed the boat out on their soon-coming latest, Tautology: it’s a massive, conceptual triple set, predicated on a disc each representing youth, middle, and old age. In fact, they’ve been dropping the album in thirds right across the year, with the stunning energy of Tautology I reaching our ears on …

Californian trio L.A. Witch are back with a new album, Play With Fire, which is released tomorrow on Suicide Squeeze Records. Their self-titled debut album unfurled like hazy memories of late night revelries in the city centre creeping back in on a hungover Sunday morning. Guitarist/vocalist Sade Sanchez purred and crooned over jangling guitar chords, …

LOS ANGELES postrock duo El Ten Eleven, who’ve been out there quietly carving away in their own instrumental space since 2004, have dropped a beautifully shoegazey, postrock lullaby, “You Are A Piece of Me, You Are a Piece of Her” in advance of their ambitious triple album Tautology, which is out via Joyful Noise come …