“Too Late” by Blanche

photo 5Blanche is the new project by folkster Steffaloo and electronic producer Nknwn which spawned when the former recruited the latter for a track on her collaborative album Heart Beats. Their synergy sparked so well that they returned with a shared moniker and a debut EP entitled One. The release’s three tracks showcase lush vocals woven in between experimental digi-effects of beats and synths. But the most intriguing aspect of this duo is that they have never met as Nknwn refuses to reveal his identity and only communicates via email. Here’s their riveting “Too Late”:

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Kayslee Collins (Show Pics)

Kayslee CollinsKayslee Collins recently performed at Bar Lubitsch.

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And Minivan Photography was there to shoot the show.

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“Can’t Get Enough” Music Video by THRILLERS

thrillers-5599THRILLERS, the brother duo of Jeremy and Gregory “Floyd” Pearson, returns by releasing a music video for their electro R&B track “Can’t Get Enough” off their forthcoming debut EP Cotton Candy Kisses (Manimal Vinyl). Based on the cult film Weird Science and purposely edited with lo-fi glitches, the video is ripe with nubile nostalgia:

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“Let’s Go Through” by My Double, My Brother (Premiere)

My-Double-My-Brother_Angi-WelschMy Double, My Brother is a rare band of heart. What started as a few college friends playing in an old church in Whittier is now a solid act following in the footsteps of Cold War Kids via earnest passion and wholesome appeal. Behind the local music scene of raucous garage rawk and surf pop, SoCal life also carries a soul and it’s this voice that the quintet channels on their forthcoming second album Shelves. Recorded with producer Jon O’Brien, the record is due next year but for now here’s “Let’s Go Through”:

My Double, My Brother will perform at The Satellite on January 12th along with Wildling.

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“Stable” Music Video by Kid Cadaver (Premiere)

ZM9A2858Our favorite trio from The Valley, Kid Cadaver, returns with a music video for their single “Stable” off their self-titled debut. Almost completely shot as a oner, the video circles the band as they perform the indie-pop rock track with reliable zeal and twitchy effects.

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David Bazan, American Football (Show Pics)

David BazanDavid Bazan and American Football recently performed at The Fonda Theatre.

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And photog Tajna Tanovic was there to shoot the show.

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“Colors” by Genevieve

SHOT_07_170Genevieve, the former frontwoman of Company of Thieves, has returned as a popster. Now living in a haunted house in Hollywood, she recently leaked the track “Colors” off her debut EP, Show Your Colors, dropping March 10th via Wind-up Records. She claims the release is inspired by “the simplistic beauty hidden amidst the everyday, like cross-country car rides, quiet libraries, airports, the ends of phone calls, and the beginnings of movies” –perhaps explaining why the song’s barrage of pop punches deliver an emotional extol of vitality:

Genevieve will perform tomorrow (December 16th) at The Hotel Cafe.

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Adult Books, Jeffertitti’s Nile, JJUUJJUU, Prettiest Eyes (Show Pics)

JJUUJJUUAdult Books, Jeffertitti’s Nile, JJUUJJUU, and Prettiest Eyes recently performed for KXLU‘s Holiday Party at The Smell.

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And Minivan Photography was there to shoot the show.

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“Opaque” Music Video by Smoke Season

roof_sit_bannerBehind every riveting song by Smoke Season is an even more riveting music video. Check out how the coed duo creatively accompanied the edgy pop soars and effervescent interludes of their latest single, “Opaque,” by swimming in a pool and bathing in milk:

Smoke Season will finish their “Cold Souls Tour” on December 16th at Bootleg HiFi.

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“Fearless” Music Video by Kayslee Collins

1Silver Lake denizen Kayslee Collins teamed up with producer Kevin Seaton (Rusko, Active Child) on her forthcoming debut EP via Heavy Duty. Her first leaked single, “Fearless,” is a synth-laced ode of power-pop and authentic ardor:

And here’s its accompanying music video which pays tribute to the infamous interrogation scene in Basic Instinct:

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