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David Byrne's Luaka Bop label is turning 25 sometime soon (the label admits they don't know exactly when it began -- "some time in the late 1980s," they speculate), and they're throwing a three-day…   Read Story »
Peaking Lights got the Cosmic Logic promotional cycle off to a good start with the jittery tropical electro-pop jam "Breakdown." The album's second single, "Everyone And Us," applies that same…   Read Story »
A little while back, the dubbed-out electronic pop duo announced the release of their new album Cosmic Logic by sharing first single "Breakdown," a drifting, deadpan, approachable number about…   Read Story »
This past weekend brought the Pioneertown edition of the Woodsist Festival, now in its second year. The label delivered several bands to the Southern California desert location, including Foxygen,…   Read Story »
Peaking Lights made a name for themselves with 2011's wide-ranging 936 and expanded their sound even further on the following year's Lucifer. In the time since that album's release, they've mainly…   Read Story »
This past weekend Austin Psych Fest hosted a ton of great bands that generally would fall under the umbrella of being psychedelic. That is a gratefully wide definition which led to a varied and…   Read Story »
Miley Cyrus has long been a fan of the Flaming Lips. She's been tweeting their lyrics for years and has called Wayne Coyne one of her favorite artists of all time. For his part, the OKC psych-rock…   Read Story »
Arp, aka bedroom composer Alexis Georgopoulos, just released an album called MORE that forgoes his former synthetic tendencies for a tactile combo of piano, cello, and guitar. But for their remix of…   Read Story »
This weekend, the Brooklyn-based record label Mexican Summer will celebrate five years in business with a two-day, indoor-outdoor festival featuring label artists, alumni, and friends at Pioneer…   Read Story »
When the Wisconsin duo Peaking Lights remixes a track, they usually slather on a few layers of dubby synth-haze. But in reworking the Montreal band Young Galaxy's effervescent single "Pretty Boy,"…   Read Story »