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Weekly Roundup: The Best of The Best In Music

On Friday, August 12th, 2011
minx society minx It’s Friday and we are back again with the Weekly Roundup! A lot of summer influenced songs were added for this week because of this beautiful California weather. Enjoy some new music by Flight Facilites, TV Girl, Cuckoo Chaos, Painted Palms, Chrome Sparks, Rimer London, Serenades and Star Slinger. Flight Facilities Flight Facilities are an […] ...

Beirut’s The Rip Tide: Another Balkan-Pop Masterpiece

On Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
beirut-band It’s hard to believe that Beirut came out with their first album just five years ago. While bands like A Hawk and a Hacksaw and Gogol Bordello had already introduced Balkan influences to indie folk, Beirut brought this unlikely stylistic hybrid to fruition. Gulag Orkestar proved that Balkan music was more than a gimmick for playful folk-punk […] ...

Local Shows This Week

On Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
Deerhunter 8/8/11 – School Night @ Bardot School Night has built up a reputation for showcasing some of the best local talent, and this week is no exception. Tonight’s bill features the soul-influenced indietronica of Caught a Ghost, along with Pollyn’s silky smooth electro-funk. As a bonus, Chairlift will be there to spin DJ sets. It’s […] ...

Raddest Videos of the Week

On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
lykke li minx society 1. LCD Soundsystem may have called it quits this past year, but that doesn’t mean they’ll ever be forgotten. Here’s a reinterpretation, by Michael J. Greene, of their classic, “All My Friends,” but in LEGO! 2. Young Buffalo’s “Catapilah” channels a little bit of Vampire Weekend, has a touch of country, and lotsa youth — […] ...

MTV Premieres Best Coast’s “Our Deal” Music Video

On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
best coast If you had any doubt that Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino has hit the big time, check out her latest music video. Directed by Drew Barrymore, “Our Deal” features such rising Hollywood stars as Chloë Moretz (Kick-Ass), Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf), Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development), and Donald Glover (Community). Working in opposition to Best Coast’s beachy […] ...

Local Shows This Week

On Monday, August 1st, 2011
lykke li 8/1/11 – School Night @ Bardot School Night is back to its original venue this week, and they’ve got a hell of a lineup to celebrate the return. Headlining the show is LA musician Cary Brothers, who has been at the head of the past decade’s folk singer/songwriter revival. Brothers will be joined by the […] ...

Weekly Roundup: The Best of The Best In Music

On Friday, July 29th, 2011
Alright, people! It’s Friday, who’s ready to let loose? Check out our picks of the week from the likes of Young Liars, Pepper Rabit, Reptar, Mount Mariah, Lost Lander, Urban Cone, Purity Ring, Real Estate: Young Liars Young Liars are an indie pop band based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Their sound draws influence from synth-pop, electronic, and indie […] ...

The Horrors Continue to Soar with Skying

On Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Style: "dc_horr_colour_SWITCH" Throughout The Horrors’ brief career, the only thing that’s remained consistent is quality. From the dark post-punk grit of 2007’s Strange House to the noisy shoegaze textures in Primary Colors, the Southend-on-Sea rockers have maintained an impressive standard of excellence while experimenting with various styles. Skying, the latest addition to their catalog, sees The Horrors […] ...

Local Shows This Week

On Monday, July 25th, 2011
cults 7/25/11 – School Night @ El Cid School Night may be at a different venue this week, but you can expect the same great music as you would at Bardot. This week’s headliner is White Arrows, a local band whose lo-fi psych-pop fits right in with the chillwave that we’ve come to love in the […] ...

Weekly Roundup: The Best of The Best

On Thursday, July 21st, 2011
thedo We’re giving you a weekly round up of the freshest music. Sit back, relax, and press play – we’ll do all the searching for you so you don’t have to. What do you think of the latest best of the best? New Navy This young quartet draws influences from such great pop and indie acts […] ...