Oakland’s Trails and Ways have diligently crafted an album that combines dream pop with South American influences, the feeling of warm California days, and lyrical hints at the future of our changing world.
Month: June 2015
Acid-dripping neon twin palms set the stage for L.A. Witch‘s haunting lo-fi surf rock at the most recent Moon Block Party installment that included Cosmonauts, Morgan Delt, Dahga Bloom, and JJUUJJUU.
New York City-based pop rockers Public Access T.V. may have drawn early comparisons to The Strokes, but their new Public Access EP finds the band venturing out of the garage into funkier landscapes.
Dreamy “Astral Season” is the fuzzed-out first single off debut album Hover (out July 17 on Dine Alone Records) from California psych-rockers Fine Points.
In support of their new album Bleak, Echo Park shoegazers Froth headlined a night that saw opening acts by local dream-pop outfit Winter and Tel Aviv’s noisy Vaadat Charigim adding some super hazy jams.
With over fifteen years of material preceding the release of The Voyager in 2014, from Rilo Kiley’s first LP through the start of her solo career, Jenny Lewis incorporated older nostalgic tracks with her latest collection of colorfully polished pop rock.
BESTiE brought the beach vibes with their tropical pop beats, we watched Gothic Tropic get absorbed into their psych rock set, and Life Size Maps released crazy energy as they opened the night at Brick and Mortar Music Hall.
Wild Nothing teamed up with Converse Rubber Tracks to play their first set of shows since their last tour date in 2013, starting in Toronto and ending in San Francisco.