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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 »
A double bill of bands formerly from San Diego stopped by the Glass House in Pomona Friday night, where Crocodiles unleashed their psychedelic tinged fuzz from their latest Frenchkiss-released album…   Read Story »
Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A summer full of glorious music for him meant a summer full of…   Read Story »
Here's another cut from the Soft Pack's forthcoming Strapped, a midtempo rock cut called "Tallboy." In it, Matt Lamkin wonders if redemption is at the bottom of a tallboy. In my eyes, it's clearly an…   Read Story »
L.A. garage ramblers the Soft Pack will put out a new record this fall and today the foursome came through with the sunny, relatively atmospheric single "Saratoga." The new one is called Strapped, a…   Read Story »
The blitz of sideshows prior to and around both Coachella weekends kicked off in grand fashion as Arctic Monkeys played to a sold out pack of rabid fans at the tiny Glass House in Pomona. Alex…   Read Story »
Friday got us dancing with LCD and Jay-Z, Saturday featured less clothing, and Sunday closed things out with a generally mellower lineup (plus more amazing weather). It was fitting the reunited…   Read Story »
San Diego quartet the Soft Pack were called the Muslims when we suggested you keep your eyes on them. They shifted the name, but their Strokes-esque Stooges-inspired post-punk rock 'n' roll remains…   Read Story »
Except Carson Daly, but he doesn't really count. The roll call: Fallon, Conan, Letterman, Kimmel. Hell even SNL. So in the interest of exhausting Phoenix's every move, here's their performance of…   Read Story »
Just when you thought we were putting a cap on our ongoing coverage of how it's been a Very Phoenix Summer, with the logical extension of the band's brand expansion (stumping for fun-loving luxury…   Read Story »