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Cellars is Allene Norton’s synthpop solo project. Her latest album Phases (released by Manifesto and produced by L.A.’s own lionized weirdo Ariel Pink) is not just new, but refreshing and invigorating. Trying to describe the sound of Cellars is easiest if comparing it...

 

 

Last Thursday at RockWood Music Hall, Mount Holly fed head-banger moves into the hungry spaces of lapsing body rolls.

 

Formed in Los Angeles, the group performs for the visceral emotion behind blues based rock and roll. Pulses that make up Mount Holly’s sound are Jame...

 

We couldn't wait for the weekend, so on a Thursday night, we headed over to every #EdgarAllanFaux’s favorite hotspot, The Goodroom, to catch newly formed band Astronaughty debut their new single, "Try Much Harder." Since the band met at NYU, they had a faithful local...

 

“What’s normal anyway?” Miguel asks the audience of his sold-out Oakland show last Tuesday. Photographs of despondent, racially ambiguous teens shuffle haphazardly on the screen behind him. He’s in the midst of one of many inspirational speeches of the night, or “crit...

Creativity in the NYC Indie music scene might not seem as much as it used to be. But the band Born Cages' creativity and complete freedom to just "do them" sets them apart from other #EdgarAllanFaux type bands. With influences ranging from Bob Dylan to The Killers and...

This one goes out to our Blue Jean Babies and LA Ladies! What’s better than a FREE concert? Um, nothing. The ultimate cheap date for our Urban Kings and Smooth Criminals includes a free serenade and a concert with the Bae. We are headed to the Satellite in Silver Lake...

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“So when I told you I was afraid to fall / Really I was afraid to fly / When I told you I was afraid to fall / Really I was afraid to fly at all.”

Those are the words from Daniel Champagne’s song, The Nightingale, which he perf...

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