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VIDEO PREMIERE: BANNY GROVE “LITTLE CAR”

On "Little Car," local absurdists Banny Grove continues the exploration of vehicular themes that informed the band's 2017 EP, "Cars In Control."

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THE MURLOCS @ THE TERAGRAM BALLROOM

Photos by Marcos Manrique Fans of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard were in the know as two if its members play in The Murlocs. The band are on tour with their new album Manic Candid Episode. The Aussies wasted no time and launched into…

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TRACK PREMIERE: SALT LICK “MIDNIGHT OIL”

Salt Lick are the Permanent Records house band and if you've been to Permanent—or picked up any of those Brown Acid comps—then you'll understand this sound instantly. It comes from a time after Sabbath and before punk, when band after isolated band arose determined to make their own noise from nowhere with guitar, bass, drums and a dedication to rock in its hardest-edged form. (Although they definitely made room for sludge and tar, too.) Salt Lick's coming self-titled full-length is in the proud tradition of those DIY shredders that time forgot, and opener "Midnight Oil" is half caveman rage and half Stooge-y wreck 'n' roll, like the band that could've/should've opened the show recorded for Metallic K.O.

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VIDEO PREMIERE: CORBO “10am”

L.A.'s Corbo last visited L.A. RECORD with this eyeball-rewiring pixelstravaganza, but now he's here with a new album and an invitation to live a cooler gentler life with "10am," an audiovisual dip in the pool that's all new age atmosphere and an daytime basic-cable infomercial aesthetic. It's actually a (meta) commerical for Corbo's new Vision album, released last week as a collab between L.A.'s label/space/collective Chewing Foil and Starburns Industries' cassette tape of the month series. Says Corbo:

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TRACK PREMIERE: F I N K E L “F E E L A L R I G H T”

L.A. duo F I N K E L (Jane and Brian Spencer) have an existential new single that hides hard questions in a soft and gentle pop song about balancing introspection with the need for connection. It's not exactly lo-fi, but "F E E L A L R I G H T" isn't here to set fire to the laptop speakers. Instead, it's a song best explored between dusk and dawn, when there's just enough light to make out all the different shades of grey. Exploring the human condition in four minutes with a chorus—not a bad way to try and figure out why we're here.

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GIRLPOOL @ THE REGENT

Photos by Katy Gumble Hometown duo Girlpool, headlined The Regent playing new songs from What Chaos is Imaginary. Cleo Tucker (guitar/vox) and Harmony Tividad (bass/vox) have a way of making us feel like we’re all good friends sharing life experiences and growing together. Hatchie and…