Will Smith, the mastermind behind turn of the century hip-hop bangers such as, “Miami” and “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It,” has returned with a genre-defining new single entitled, “Get Lit” — and it’s just as cringe as it sounds. Listen Below: It’s peculiar to me that everyone kind of knows that Will Smith makes music, but no one really wants to talk about it. It’s like when your … Continue reading Wack Track Of The Week: Will Smith Pioneers ‘Dad-Step’ With New Single, “Get Lit”
The following is purely speculation that derives from an extremely naive state of wishful thinking, but, goddamnit, it’s possible. Hear me out: According to a story-post on the festival’s official Instagram account, an unknown Desert Daze affiliate/organizer attended the highly exclusive Grizzly Bear show Wednesday night at the Moroccan Lounge in Los Angeles; a relatively small venue with a mere 275 person capacity. This particularly … Continue reading Could Grizzly Bear Be A Secret Desert Daze Headliner?
Dustin Lovelis Been Hit Before Friendship Fever / Porch Party Records I recently picked up Dustin Lovelis’s Been Hit Before at my local record store and it hasn’t left my turntable since. Not because it’s printed in lime green and looks cute as fuck while it’s spinning around, but because its grooves are filled with exactly the right blend of dreamy, psychedelic pop that is just like … Continue reading Dustin Lovelis’s ‘Been Hit Before’ Shoots You Through A Wormhole Straight To A Pool Party
Luke 21:25 regarding the end of times: “There will be signs in pop and rock and hip hop, and on the earth dismay among genres, but mostly in perplexity at the roaring of the screams and the breakdowns, men fainting from fear and laughter of the Screamo renditions which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shook. “Then they … Continue reading The Five Absolute Worst Screamo Covers On The Internet
An art show experience featuring $40 canvas, live music/visuals, and specialty drinks all night long FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE Bare walls in your highly overpriced 2-bedroom apartment got you down? Tired of those black light posters with the torn edges you picked up at the swap meet as a freshman in college? Perhaps you’re a bit more refined and prefer an elegant decor consisting of $3 … Continue reading Rinse Culture Presents: Mr. Monotone Paints Music Icons
In the current climate of overly specific music genres like “post industrial electro fuzz wave,” it may be considered taboo to refer to a band’s sound and aesthetic simply as “Rock n’ Roll.” However, when a band like The Creation Factory comes along that is so genuinely rooted in the Flower Power era, there’s really no need for fancy terminology or ostentatious labels. They’re a … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: We shared beers with The Creation Factory and chatted about influences, 60s Babes, and LSD.
The Growlers are the quintessential Orange Country rock band; the figurehead of the SoCal beach city counter-culture, if you will. A band that is worshipped amongst young, angsty cool kids that, when superimposed with the clean-cut preps that make up the majority of the area, look like fuck ups and burn outs. The native OC five piece make music that is, indeed, a reflection of … Continue reading Presenting The Growlers Six (FKA Beach Goth) Starter Packs
If you’re a fan of Animal Collective, freak folk, or psychedelia in general, do yourself a favor and devote your ears to this album in its entirety. I’m not talking about a casual background listen while you’re hard at work browsing through an endless cycle of internet memes you’ve already seen. Eucalyptus needs your undivided attention if you really want to experience its magic. Put … Continue reading Rinsed Review: Avey Tare’s Eucalyptus is a Psychedelic Log Ride with Singing Frogs and Shit
Take our quiz down below to see if you can differentiate the Rinse Culture imposters from the real deal. Echo Park Rising kicks off its 7th year this weekend and invites local musicians and performers to come out and showcase their music to LA’s trendy natives and industry hot shots. Unlike most major festivals, EPR is free and packed with up and coming artists who … Continue reading Echo Park Rising Line Up Quiz: Which of these terrible band names are fake?
We waded through the immense line-up to bring you our favorite artists performing at Echo Park Rising Continue reading Echo Park Rising 2017: Here Are Some Bands You Should See That Don’t Suck