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TOM MORELLO RECORD RELEASE @ THE REGENT

Photos by Hannah Verbeuren Moving quickly from The Lodge Room to the The Regent, Tom Morello was still able to keep the intimacy for his record release soiree for Atlas Underground. Of course, friends were present to jam with Morello – “Every Step That I…

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VIDEO PREMIERE: PRATLEY “WOULDN’T”

Pratley is the cheerfully iconoclastic L.A. duo of James Watson and Sam Wilkes—recently spotted with a very well reviewed solo LP on Leaving—and their "Wouldn't" is supremely and confidently discordant song that's basically guitar, drums, synth and white-hot sizzling id. Pratley plays Fri., Oct. 19, at the Troubadour with Parcelsget tickets here!—and "Wouldn't" is available on their self-titled full-length from last year.

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DESERT DAZE @ LAKE PERRIS STATE RECREATION AREA

All photos by Marcos Manrique A new and beautiful location, but the same incredible vibes were had at Desert Daze. Friday night’s Tame Impala set was cut short by Mother Nature, but it didn’t hinder the kindred spirits who let is slide come Saturday. The…

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FRANKIE AND THE WITCH FINGERS + STONEFIELD + WILD WING @ ZEBULON

Photos by Maximilian Ho LA’s Frankie and the Witch Fingers wrapped up their North American tour back home performing at the Zebulon. The show was also their last one of the year. Lead singer Dylan Sizemore riled up the crowd with his unrelenting energy on…

Interview

SERPENTWITHFEET: THE REAL PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

With tattoos and piercings framing his eyebrowless face, a wild wardrobe that seems he just rolled through a theatre costume closet, and almost always carrying his favorite Brandy-inspired doll, New York City-based Josiah Wise—a.k.a. serpentwithfeet—has a presence. In this interview, Wise shares details behind that encounter and ensuing friendship, as well as his thoughts on intellect, experience, romance, and of course, the many reasons to love Brandy ‘that-boy-is-mine’ Norwood. He performs Mon., Oct. 15, at the El Rey. This interview by Daiana Feuer.

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VIDEO PREMIERE: SHANNON LAY “RECORDING 15”

L.A. favorite Shannon Lay returns with this extremely fitting video for her "Recording 15," arguably the heart—or part of the heart—of her recent and excellent Living Water LP. Director Mike Nikolla gives her exactly the setting she needs: an empty room, an empty sky, and a wide-open desert landscape, all of which give this Bridget St. John-style devastator the space it needs to go on forever.