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Guest Mix: Emily Gold

by on May 9, 2016
Guest Mix: Emily Gold

Emily Gold is a Los Angeles based musician who is breaking away from her “dreampop” roots. You can catch her every Tuesday this month at Harvard & Stone where she’ll be performing new material that she describes as LOUD and written for the live experience. Get to know Emily through our interview and guest mix, ...

Video: Sloppy Jane + Loko Ono – “Darling Nikki”

by on Apr 26, 2016
Video: Sloppy Jane + Loko Ono – “Darling Nikki”

Sloppy Jane interviews themselves about the band’s recent NSFW tribute video to Prince, filmed over the course of three days. If you thought the video was NSFW, wait ’til you read the backstory. Who connects most to Prince? It is 100% a confirmed fact that Prince‚Äôs last act was to purchase the entire Sloppy Jane ...

Guest Mix: Haunted Summer

by on Apr 15, 2016
Guest Mix: Haunted Summer

Highland Park duo Haunted Summer is going on tour in support of their new record Spirit Guides. Get to know the band, peep the tour dates and listen to their guest mix. Can you provide a little background and introduction for Haunted Summer, how the band formed/how did you meet, was it formed before or ...

Album Premiere: Bokonon – Prism Cinema

by on Apr 12, 2016
Album Premiere: Bokonon – Prism Cinema

Meet Bokonon, an LA 4-piece who’ve been exploring the more experimental side of dream pop since their formation about a year ago. The band’s first official release, Prism Cinema, drops this Friday but we’re stoked to premiere it for you here ahead of time. A series of slowly unfolding soundscapes that are as expansive in ...

Video Premiere: Children – Give Me the Gun

by on Apr 8, 2016
Video Premiere: Children – Give Me the Gun

Children // GIVE ME THE GUN from Kate Tsang on Vimeo. A lot of LA bands make music videos, but very few of the videos are worth watching unless you happen to really love watching musicians mope around Echo Park. We don’t, which is why we’re delighted to premiere Children’s whimsical and lovely video for ...

Weekend Mix: Blood, Love, Aliens, and Wieners

by on Mar 25, 2016
Weekend Mix: Blood, Love, Aliens, and Wieners

Today’s weekend mix is curated by Daiana “Fever” Feuer, the lady behind the raddest music festival you’ve never heard of (but you will!) AND this Saturday’s Lo-Pie/Fever/LA Record show at The BlindSpot Project in DTLA. Daiana’s band Bloody Death Skull will be performing alongside The Abigails and Scott Yoder with Lo-Pie DJ’s spinning between sets. ...

Feature: Loose Grip Records

by on Mar 21, 2016
Feature: Loose Grip Records

After fracturing his hip and losing his job last April, Ed Taylor took off on a West Coast journey of self discovery fueled by writing and the Grateful Dead. That trip ended quickly, though. Just after a few weeks, the van broke down, laptop got smashed and a planned resting place in Portland fell through. ...

Video: Charlie Megira at Grassy Null

by on Mar 11, 2016
Video: Charlie Megira at Grassy Null

A penetrating, shrill pick slide and a warped image of a warped burning check feed into each other before cutting to a clip of rockabilly musician Charlie Megira performing in Oakland-based music studio, Grassy Null. The studio, formerly an unused guest house, is run by Brendan Casey and engineer Kyle Day. Bands that have recorded ...

Video Premiere: The Soaks – TV Life

by on Mar 10, 2016
Video Premiere: The Soaks – TV Life

Getting tired of all the talking heads on TV lately? Well, don’t give up entirely just yet! San Diego band The Soaks’ new video for TV Life provides the talking heads without the bullshit, or rather a more satirical approach to all the bullshit. With catchy synth lines and lyrics, this self-described silly punk rock ...

Video Premiere: Black Beach – Nervous All The Time

by on Feb 29, 2016
Video Premiere: Black Beach – Nervous All The Time

Photo By: Madison McConkey Black Beach is a Boston three-piece rock and roll band (Ben Semeta on bass, Steven Instasi on guitar/vox and Ryan Nicholson on the drums) who are releasing their new LP Shallow Creatures this week and premiering a music video for the song “Nervous All The Time” today, right here, on Lo-Pie. ...