“Not A One” Music Video by The Young Wild

02_BAND PHOTO HI RES 3200X2400The bi-city band known as The Young Wild returns with a new single, “Not A One,” since the release of their debut EP For Now Not Forever. The track opens with layered soothing synths but abruptly pivots into a beautiful pop melody via spaced beats, piano chops, and handclaps:

And here’s the song’s B&W music video which shot each band member performing individually then pasted them back together:

The Young Wild: Website, Facebook, Twitter, InstagramYouTube, Soundcloud

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“Yeah You” by Freedom Fry

chair above 1974remix cropMarried duo Freedom Fry refuses to take a break from writing infectiously catchy songs. Their latest, “Yeah You,” is their folk pop interpretation of “the feeling you get when you’re falling in love.” The love bug track features kick-drum thumps that mimic blissful heartbeats while mandolin strums and harmonized vocals evoke a buoyant mindset.

“It don’t matter, we can work it out.”

Freedom Fry: Website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Soundcloud

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“Shallow Grave” Live Video by Lee Gallagher and The Hallelujah (Premiere)

@Emily+Sevin+LG&TH_1Lee Gallagher and The Hallelujah might practice in Potrero Hill, but they’re a bunch of Midwestern and Southern transplants who bleed Americana roots and sweat gritty blues. Their recently released self-titled debut LP was recorded over nine long hazy days and dares to capture the spirit of their live performances by blaring gospel fervor with psychedelic abandon. And to prove their shows’ rambunctious reputation, they shot a live video for their latest single “Shallow Grave” during their record release party at Milk Bar in Haight-Ashbury.

Lee Gallagher and The Hallelujah: Website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TumblrYouTube

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“Too Young to Fall In Love” by Chelsea Lankes (Cover)

unnamedA perfect cover is when an artist contorts the original beyond recognition yet retains its melodic core. Chelsea Lankes proves her songcraft by converting Motley Crue‘s hair metal shred “Too Young to Fall In Love” into an indie pop ode which drops today as a 7″ via B3SCI Records. Her artistic versatility and audacity is fierce.

Chelsea Lankes will perform tonight (March 2nd) at Bardot for School Night!

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Chelsea Lankes: Website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Soundcloud

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“It’s Not So Bad” by Intimatchine (Premiere)

PR 15 01The moody intellectual duo known as Intimatchine returns by leaking a track, “It’s Not So Bad,” off their forthcoming Part Time Punks Radio Sessions 10″ EP. Recorded live at Bedrock Studios and engineered by Drew Fischer (Bleached, Peaking Lights), the song continues their signature darkwave soundscape by layering droning synths, guitar echoes, and Chelsey Holland’s fantastically haunting vox:

Intimatchine will perform on March 8th for Part Time Punks at The Echo.


Intimatchine: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, BandcampSoundcloud

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The Controversy, Charlie Bird, Death Valley Girls, Green Gerry (Show Pics)

The ControversyThe Controversy, Charlie Bird, Death Valley Girls, and Green Gerry recently performed at The Satellite.


And photographer Joe Cortez was there to shoot the show:

Joe Cortez: Website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

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Cathedrals, Empires, LANY (Show Pics)

Cathedrals- Kelsey Heng-13Cathedrals, Empires, and LANY recently performed at The Echo for Popshop West.


And photog Kelsey Heng was there to shoot the show.

Kelsey Heng: Website, Twitter

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Deap Vally, Wild Wild Wets, Muscle Beech (Show Pics)

IMG_1992-2Deap Vally, Wild Wild Wets, and Muscle Beech recently performed at Belly Up.


And Minivan Photography was there to shoot the show.

Minivan Photography: FacebookTwitterInstagramTumblr

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“Weekend Millionaires” by Katelyn Tarver

Katelyn_TarverLos Feliz denizen Katelyn Tarver recently leaked the first single, “Weekend Millionaires,” off her forthcoming album. As a result of collaborating with Swedish composer/producer Ludwig Goransson (HAIM), the playful song alters between a lite funk groove and a glossy pop anthem:

“Until Monday comes again, we’re weekend millionaires.”

Katelyn Tarver will perform on March 9th at Bootleg HiFi.


Katelyn Tarver: WebsiteFacebook, Twitter, Instagram, Soundcloud

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How to Dress Well, SWIMM (Show Pics)

How to Dress WellHow to Dress Well and SWIMM recently performed at The Sayers Club for Red Bull Sound Select.


And photog Andy Barron was there to shoot the show:

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