When Elliot Maginot performed at Lot 1 café this past weekend, it quite easily could have been the most intimate show happening in Los Angeles. The dim lights and small dark room with a handful of lucky show-goers sitting comfortably, watching Elliot no further than seven feet away with his guitar in hand performing songs from his first full length album, made it hard to believe Elliot just kind of stumbled across the whole ‘musician’ thing. “I recorded a few demos and my brother stumbled...
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London based trio Ex Libras are known as professional noise-makers and developers of the three-way handshake. Composed of Amit Sharma (Guitar / Vocals), Kieran Nagi (Keyboards / Bass) and Ross Kenning (Drums), the band are making their return on the music scene with a slightly different approach and stronger sound, giving us something sharper, and more focussed to indulge in. Their sound could best be described as energetic, with a thin layer of soft progression...
- Oct 12, 2015 @ 22:29
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Montreal based indie band Seoul released a new music video exploring female friendship, bicycle riding, red rain coats, and nature. Zany, chill, and sporting strong film student vibes the music video is unique in its ability to capture human-human/human-nature relationships. The video for Real June aims to transpose the "romantic" implications of the song onto a friendship between two women, emphasizing the beauty of admitting dependence on another person and receiving support...
- Oct 12, 2015 @ 22:27
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Tyler, The Creator returns with some controversial visuals for BUFFALO, including "Find Your Wings," off this year's Cherry Bomb. Directed by his alter-ego, Wolf Haley, it's full of racial imagery to match the racially charged lyrics. Opening with an all-white Tyler hanging from a noose, he spits at critics and runs from an angry pitchfork wielding mob. Critics of his lyrics, his treatment of Supreme, the Mountain Dew commercials, and his power as an influence on young...
- Oct 12, 2015 @ 22:23
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Future bounce rapper GoldLink, announced his debut album And After That, We Didn't Talk, set to release November 13th via LA collective Soulection. You can hear the lead single, Spectrum, produced by longtime collaborator Louie Lastic, below. Missy Elliot gets that Louie Lastic bounce touch as GoldLink seamlessly raps over it. And if you understand Tagalog, you'll catch a few sentences near the end. And After That, We Didn't Talk is...
- Oct 12, 2015 @ 22:21
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Philosophy, Hip Hop and Good Times. Rare is the chance for fans to be part of the creative process of their favorite bands. But for Montreal experimental hip hop group Dead Obies, it felt like natural evolution to invite audiences into the experience as the band records their sophomore album in a series of live concerts at the Phi Centre (October 14, 15 and 16). MCs Snail Kid, 20Some, Yes Mccan, O.G. Bear, RCA and producer VNCE got the idea to create a more intimate relationship between Dead...
- Oct 11, 2015 @ 16:47
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When you stumble on a new musical act and you know they are about to make it big one way or the other, the urge to listen to their craft over and over just takes over you. This is the case with Toronto-based band ev ree wuhn. Alex Grant, Adrian Gagnon and Lawson Smith come together to give you an atmospheric vibe that will help you transcend into another realm while listening to their music. With inspirations ranging from Stevie Wonder to Brad Meldau to Flying Lotus and Questlove, ...
- Oct 8, 2015 @ 10:36
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