Category Archives: Los Angeles

SONG OF THE DAY Beach Party – Can’t Surf

What’s this? A band from LA that claim they can’t surf! In the summer of 2014 this is is exactly what Californian four-piece Beach Party wrote a song about! Can’t Surf highlights their plight and with reasons such as “Oh … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Here Lies Man – Clad in Silver

What if Black Sabbath played Afrobeat?……………. This question was tantalisingly posed by LA’s Here Lies Man back in 2017 to accompany the arrival of their self-titled debut.  Gloriously put into action in their fuzzed out afrorock compositions the L.A-based quintet … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Waterhouse – Song For Winners

LA’s purveyor of the finest r’n’b sounds has just announced a brand new album and Spring tour.  Ahead of this release comes first single, Song For Winners and, with its raw soulful vocals, punchy beat, tear-jerking sax and melodic backing singers, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Kaleidopope

Any song that opens with the lyrics “Must be brave to ride the tarantula’s tide” is going to grab my attention; but that’s a given when it comes to me and The Buttertones…hell, they’ve even made me want to dig … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Moses Sumney – Lonely World

Though his voice is unique and beautiful it its very own special way, when I first heard Moses Sumney today, I couldn’t help but think of Jeff Buckley…and that can only be a good thing as there are not many … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ty Segall – Big Man

Ty Segall has just released a new EP for which he will be donating all of its profits to the American Civil Liberties Union.   Fried Shallots consists of six tracks and is currently available digitally, with the physical copy releasing on August … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Steady Holiday – Halloween In November

Andrea ‘Dre’ Babinski is a LA-based actor, singer-songwriter, violinist and guitarist; possibly best known as the indie solo act, Steady Holiday. With her debut LP Under the Influence due for release this June, the young artist has also just released her Terror … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hanni El Khatib – Black Constellation

LA’s Hanni El Khatib has been releasing a selection of mini albums throughout the course of this year, with the fourth offering of the ‘Savage Times’ series unleashed yesterday. Savage Times Vol. 4 consists of three tracks, of which second … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY IAN SWEET – “#23”

“IAN SWEET prove that there is no one absolute; just the ease that comes with knowing everything will be OK as long as you hold tight to the pocket-sized things in life that bring happiness while you watch the rest … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hanni El Khatib – No Way

The mellow tones of Hanni El Khatib’s latest single ‘No Way’ gives this track a smooth summer feeling, but scratch below the surface and this is way more than just a summer song. Appearing of his upcoming EP ‘Savage Times, … Continue reading

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