We’re pretty honored to host this Youtube Mixtape by Baron Von Luxxury. He’s revealing a bit of his heart and soul here, and we respect that. Thanks dude. Go check him out at his monthlong residency at the Echo. Tonight, May 21, L.A. RECORD will be spinning tunes between bands….
May 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment
March 8th, 2012 · 1 Comment
Upon waking up this morning, the video communication broadcast device turns itself on to deliver an important state of the union address from new world leader, The Child. At first, the bright lights and exacting shoulder blades strike a mix of fear and desire in one’s heart, a feeling that doesn’t diminish as more shapes [...]
December 20th, 2011 · No Comments
Every rainbow owes its existence to a rain cloud, and that dark space between the two is filled by Corridor’s music. As Corridor, Michael Quinn has recently released his second album, Real Late, with Manimal Vinyl. It’s heavy, intense stuff that wields a fine metal edge to reveal something beautiful. We sat him on the couch between L.A. RECORD’s Dan Collins and Daiana Feuer.
November 22nd, 2010 · 5 Comments
Dream Tapes is playing The Black Apples residency tonight at the Echo, so here’s a treat from them called “Hide Away.” This here is a ruff cut, says singer Estelle Raskin, of a new jam that’s a very catchy, sweet love song about wanting to keep your eyes closed. It’s a familiar feeling and the [...]
September 15th, 2010 · No Comments
It ain’t a free aura massage but Aska’s “Love Trance” comes close with its funky karmic collection of beats. It sounds like there’s a whip in there somewhere, maybe a dog bark and crystals being trailed by fingers. Sometimes Aska is hard to understand but there’s something magical about her always. This song is very [...]
July 13th, 2010 · No Comments
There has been a lot of speculation as to what actually would appear on the final tracklist for We Were So Turned On, this year’s Manimal Vinyl tribute album to David Bowie, with proceeds going to War Child. Mysterious, conflicting lineups have toyed with emotions for months, but now deliverance is at eye level. Here [...]
April 7th, 2010 · No Comments
On January 2nd, Manimal Vinyl announced an upcoming 28-song David Bowie tribute album. The tracklist has since been revised, and will be released as a double-disc release of 32 covers. The album, titled Repetition – A Tribute to David Bowie, features Bowie classics covered by Duran Duran, Warpaint, Carla Bruni, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic [...]
March 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment
The masked dual vocal moans and chants and the furious beats and distortions add up to an aggressively beautiful sound that’s both calming and exciting at the same time. The new EP builds spectacularly from the blueprint of the first, with the addition of Prefuse 73′s production, a year of growing confidence and a bunch of new toys.
February 1st, 2010 · 3 Comments
VOICEsVOICEs might be like the middle of every great Led Zeppelin song, or maybe like Yoko Ono played backwards while in a warm cave. Their new EP—produced by Prefuse 73—is out now on Manimal Vinyl. This interview by Scott Schultz.