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VIDEO PREMIERE: DAKOTA BLUE “PLAZA II”

July 18th, 2018

L.A.'s Dakota Blue wants to get through to you any way he can: he makes zines, makes art and of course makes music, and that's what brings us to this little late-night video interlude.

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TRACK PREMIERE: SALT LICK “DOCTOR (OF LOVE)”

July 17th, 2018

Salt Lick is the very new L.A. trio with heavy connections to Permanent Records, Mock Records, Jesus Sons and that particularly collector-y Bonehead Crunchers/Crushers/etc.-style blunt-object 70s rock 'n' roll, and "Doctor (Of Love)" is the A-side of their coming 45.

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TRACK PREMIERE: LUKE TOP “I’VE BEEN WORKIN'”

July 16th, 2018

L.A.'s Luke Top has been part of interesting things all the way back to Fool's Gold and beyond, and now after a more-than-short gap in his solo discography, he's announcing his new The Dumb-Show EP.

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TRACK PREMIERE: ALEKESAM “VAGABOND”

July 16th, 2018

Alekesam is Sal Masekela, longtime world-traveling sports correspondent and son of Hugh, and after three years of hard-won life and musical experience since his last full-length, he's returned with Sound Proof Heart, a new album with significant/magnificent work by labelmate Sunny Levine put together in sunrise sessions at a purpose-built home studio.

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TRACK PREMIERE: GIANT WASTE OF MAN “ALL MY FRIENDS ARE BATSHIT CRAZY”

July 16th, 2018

Giant Waste Of Man was extremely recently founded by Ben Heywood (Chain Letter Collective and Summer Darling) and Cam Dmytryk (of L.A. bands Fakers and Facial) after an attempted walk home from a bar in New Orleans, and they've got a brand new song to go with their brand new existence.

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TRACK PREMIERE: DE LUX “DO YOU” (SPOON)

July 11th, 2018

L.A. disco duo De Lux have a surprise new covers EP coming Friday with this Spoon cover bracketed by Built To Spill's "Else" and a Ben Browning (Cut Copy) remix of De Lux's "Cause For Concern."