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Vinyl Williams – “World Soul” (Stereogum Premiere)

For lack of a more all-encompassing term, let’s call Lionel “Vinyl” Williams an L.A. indie-pop dude. That title is much too reductive because his sound employs elements of New Wave, shoegaze, electro, psych-rock, and mainstream pop. Williams recently signed with Toro Y Moi’s Company Records and is set to release his next LP, Into, i… More »

By: Collin Robinson / April 29, 2015 - 1:28 pm

METZ, Batwings Catwings, Vinyl Williams @ The Echo, Los Angeles 11/7/12

Fresh off their highly touted CMJ performance, new Sub Pop signees METZ made a memorable Los Angeles debut to a rowdy mosh pit at the Echo. Beers and people flew throughout the venue as METZ honed in on a sound that was reminiscent of the angular dissonance of Burning Airlines and punk fury of Agent… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / November 8, 2012 - 10:30 am