REVIEW: BLEACHBEAR ~ COWBOY MOVIE STAR

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Boy by BleachbearLast November I was at Neumos to see Deep Sea Diver for what at that point was the eleventh time, I went expecting great things from them and they delivered. Deep Sea Diver is the model of consistency … Continued

REVIEW: CRATER ~ TALK TO ME SO I CAN FALL ASLEEP

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I don’t need to tell you what a black hole is or does, or at least what we’ve hypothesized it is, right? I’m not really sure if I’m asking you this question or me because one sentence into a Wikipedia … Continued

PREMIERE: KIRT DEBIQUE ~ CELESTIAL MUSINGS

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This was not the Kirt Debique I was familiar with or expecting, but it might just be the best version of the Brick Lane Records founder. I first heard Kirt though his indie-pop soul band Mayors of Liberty and while … Continued

RECAP: RYN WEAVER at NEUMOS

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It was just last June that Ryn Weaver materialized out of the internet ether with the infectious Octahate. Aside from the dozens upon dozens of articles raving about Octahate, her internet presence was next to nothing, if anyone really knew … Continued

SOTW: QOQO ROBOQS ~ BREATHE INTO ME

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As expected I was unable to manage five straight days of music, but no worries, because it’s now just five nonconsecutive days of new music, and Day three features this beautiful mystery by QOQO ROBOQS. breathe into me by QOQO … Continued

SOTW: MOTOPONY ~ GET DOWN (COME UP)

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I feel like I’ve been hearing about this new Motopony music since before I even knew who they were. I was a little late to the party on their criminally under appreciated, and genuine genius self-titled debut album, and by the … Continued

REVIEW: DEEP SEA DIVER ~ ALWAYS WAITING EP

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In preparing to write the review for this EP I put on Deep Sea Diver’s debut album History Speaks, sat down, and listened to the entire thing from beginning to end, broken only by the flip of the record. I’ve … Continued

SOTW: THE WAR ON DRUGS ~ RED EYES

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This song isn’t local, it’s not even new, the album was released back in March, but because it seems that Red Eyes off The War On Drugs‘ third album Lost in the Dream became my “Summer song” and because I … Continued