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Desert Daze 2018 Was An Oasis Among American Festivals

For years now, Desert Daze has arrived in October like a mirage in the landscape to which it owes its name. It's a sudden oasis,…
Ryan Leas | October 15, 2018 - 2:49 pm

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Goon – “Black Finch”

After two impressive EPs, Los Angeles rockers Goon are finally getting ready to give us their debut full-length album. Heaven Is Humming, which frontman Kenny…
Peter Helman | July 11, 2019 - 12:35 pm

Goon – “Northern Saturn” & “Snoqualmie” Video

After putting out two great EPs, LA-based Goon are gearing up to release their debut full-length, Heaven Is Humming. We heard its lead single, "Datura,"
Julia Gray | May 21, 2019 - 8:55 am

Goon – “Datura” Video

With only two EPs and some stray singles, grungy LA four-piece Goon have garnered a devoted fanbase and compelling sound. They released Happy Omen back…
Julia Gray | March 21, 2019 - 10:33 am

Artist Portraits From Desert Daze 2018

Last weekend, the seventh installment of Desert Daze took over Lake Perris in Southern California. For months, the festival had been updating an already impressive…
Ryan Leas | October 17, 2018 - 4:31 pm

Goon – “Choke Throat”

LA rock four-piece Goon came out with their first EP Dusk of Punk in 2016 and followed it up with Happy Omen last October. Come…
Julia Gray | May 23, 2018 - 4:54 pm


Goon – “Ten Tables”

Goon continue to soften their grungy edges today with the release of the third single off their forthcoming EP, Happy Omen. Their last release, Dusk
Julia Gray | October 26, 2017 - 9:52 am

Goon – “She”

Following their debut EP, Dusk Of Punk, LA-based grunge band Goon approaches their latest EP release, Happy Omen, experimenting within the parameters of their genre.
Sophie Israelsohn | October 23, 2017 - 12:36 pm


Goon – “Let Me In” (R.E.M. Cover)

Goon specialize in fuzzy, grungy lo-fi rock -- see their Dusk Of Punk EP for reference -- but the LA band are showing off a…
Chris DeVille | January 17, 2017 - 9:20 am