Zipper Club share the B-side to their Record Store Day 7-inch, “Regrets” — listen

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If you weren’t looking closely, it might seem like Zipper Club have simply come out of no where. They locked in James Iha to produce their forthcoming debut album, and before it’s even been release they’ve toured with Tears for Fears, performed at Coachella, and are set to take the stage at Shaky Knees. It’s the kind of resumé you’d expect …

Album Review: Future Islands – The Far Field

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The Letterman performance was never the full story. When Future Islands performed the soon-to-be smash single “Seasons (Waiting on You)” in March 2014, the band went viral in a way that indie rock bands didn’t at that time and haven’t since. Frontman Samuel T. Herring captivated the world with his intensity, passion, and dated dance moves, and the band catapulted …

High Sunn comfort your “Tears” on new song — listen

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Nothing brings heartbreak like being a teenager. It’s not just getting rejected by the pretty girl who sits next to you in social studies, either; it’s coming to terms with the tragic truths of life as your innocence slowly gets a reality check. This is the daily reality of Justin Cheromiah, a 17-year-old high school junior from San Francisco. Instead of succumbing to …

Spoon’s Britt Daniel Breaks Down His Band’s Entire Discography

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Photo by Philip Cosores On the morning before one of Spoon’s first shows supporting new album Hot Thoughts, Britt Daniel exudes an inordinate calm. I’ve asked him to take a journey back through each of Spoon’s nine albums. He remains unfazed, speaking softly yet confidently, his memory sharp and his opinions sharper. And yet, he doesn’t seem the type to spend a lot of …

Bleached want you to meet them on the “Flipside” on new track — listen

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Photo by Nicole Anne Robbins Bleached will follow up last summer’s Welcome to the Worms with a new EP entitled, Can You Deal?. Due out on March 3rd via Dead Oceans, the four-track effort was announced earlier this month alongside the release of its title track. Today, the Los Angeles pop punk band has shared another new song with the pleasantly sentimental “Flipside”. The track isn’t …

Bleached announce new EP, ask “Can You Deal?” with women rockers on new song — listen

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Photo by Nicole Anne Robbins Bleached returned last summer with their sophomore album, Welcome the Worms. Come next month, the Los Angeles pop punk trio will issue its follow-up, a new EP dubbed Can You Deal?. The four-track effort, due out via Dead Oceans, is said to be inspired by all the “insulting and reductive” gender-based labeling that Bleached have encountered …

Mondo Cozmo gets “Higher” on danceable new track — listen

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Photo by Travis Shinn Considering he doesn’t even have a record out yet, Los Angeles’ Joshua Ostrander is creating quite a bit of buzz for his Mondo Cozmo project. Some of that has come from celebrity endorsements (he wrote the theme song for Anna Faris’ Anna Faris Is Unqualified podcast), and some is the result of his already legendary antics (asked by his …