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SHANNON LAY: I’M WAILING FOR EVERYBODY!

March 1st, 2018

Living Water isn’t the first solo album by Feels guitarist Shannon Lay, but it feels like it—it’s an album and an announcement at once by a musician who’s discovered new clarity of sound and purpose. There’s something in Water that recalls the spirit of proud but lonesome private-press folk albums that stole a few days of deluxe studio time, or of writers like Terry Allen and John Prine whose best songs were lit from within by a stubborn sense of hope. (See also: classic Lisa Simpson, back when she believed in things.) She’s still a shredder and a half when she goes electric, but on Water, Lay switches to another kind of electricity—like lightning and thunder at night, hers is a sound that comes right out of the sky. She performs on Fri., Mar. 2, at the Natural History Museum. This interview by Chris Ziegler.

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TRACK PREMIERE: CHEAP TISSUE “APEMAN”

January 24th, 2018

L.A.'s Cheap Tissue play punk like they're a rock 'n' roll band, or maybe rock 'n' roll like they're a punk band—either way, it's fast, loose and loud. They're finishing off their Cretin Hop/Lolipop co-presented residency at the Echo tonight and here's a premiere to mark the grand finale: "Apeman," due out in March on their Lolipop full-length. Don't think Kinks—think Hammersmith Gorillas, and be ready for a wild one tonight.

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PLAYLIST: ONE REPORTER’S OPINION – JAN. 17, 2018 – MAD WALLS GUEST DJ SET!

January 19th, 2018

Here’s the playlist from L.A. RECORD editor Chris Ziegler‘s monthly radio show “One Reporter’s Opinion,” aired on dublab on Wed., Jan. 17, with new music from Earth Girl Helen Brown, Olivia Kaplan, Healing Gems and more … plus a guest DJ set by L.A. psychedelicists Mad Walls! Listen to the show here! The next edition of “One Reporter’s Opinion” will be at noon on Wed., Feb. 21. Send us music for consideration! Details on submitting at bottom.

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THE INTERPRETER: JOSIAH STEINBRICK

October 24th, 2017

Josiah Steinbrick is a composer and versatile instrumentalist who’s produced for Devendra Banhart and Cate Le Bon and recorded with White Fence and Charlotte Gainsbourg, as well as the director of his own transportive Banana collective, which put out its first release on Leaving in January. He’s also a deep collector of diverse (and sometimes mysterious) releases like these below, which together make their own unique map of the world. Steinbrick's new Meeting of Waters album is out Fri., Oct. 27, on Leaving. This interview by Chris Ziegler.

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PLAYLIST: ONE REPORTER’S OPINION – SEPT. 20, 2017 – SHANNON LAY LIVE SET!

September 22nd, 2017

Here's the playlist from L.A. RECORD editor Chris Ziegler's monthly radio show "One Reporter's Opinion," aired on dublab on Wed.,Sept. 20, with new music from the Dream Syndicate, Swarvy and Pink Siifu, Asal Hazel and MNDSGN and more ... plus an exclusive live set by Shannon Lay! Listen to the show here! The next edition of "One Reporter's Opinion" will be at noon on Wed., Oct. 18. Send us music for consideration! Details on submitting at bottom.