And maybe talk a little shit? Most of the world can agree that David Bowie’s unforeseen passing was a real fucking bummer. An illustrious icon, who had made such a vast impression on such a large number of people, was suddenly gone…and everyone felt pretty shitty about it. Where were you when you heard the news? I, for one, was rather inebriated, and let me … Continue reading Can We Talk About This Atrocious Bowie Statue For A Minute?
Desert Daze is a festival that isn’t built in the desert, but rather, is born from it. Where other fests go to great lengths to create a certain on-brand ambiance that goes beyond its own grounds, Desert Daze chose simply to embrace the mystic properties that Joshua Tree itself is already notorious for. The terrain came to life, illuminated by visual animations blasting onto gigantic … Continue reading Overheard Desert Daze: A Festival Recap Via Ridiculous Quotables
Desert Daze will descend upon the enchanted Joshua Tree National Forest again in just two days, where thousands of kindred spirits shrouded in denim and paisley will gather to celebrate the desert’s mystic properties via music, art and all sorts of other weird, trippy shit (like black metal yoga, and modular sound baths…whatever the fuck that is). The festival makes its return to The Institute of Mental … Continue reading Five Desert Daze Undercard Acts You Will Trip Out On
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”
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
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
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
Here’s our hand selected playlist for your Eclipse experience. Continue reading Space Out With Our Indie Rock Soundtrack To The Eclipse