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Five Years In, Brooklyn Record Label Mexican Summer Deserves To Be Celebrated

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…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2013 - 10:21 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I haven't been charting it or anything, but I've been writing these lists for the better part of a year now, and despite a few…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2012 - 10:45 am


The 25 Bands We’re Most Excited To See At SXSW 2012

Hey, everybody, it's that time again! South By Southwest 2012. Are you ready? How's your hashtag game? Can you feel the early-onset FOMO? As the…
Stereogum | March 9, 2012 - 11:24 am

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Hear New Dungen & Peaking Lights Tracks From The Self Discovery For Social Survival Soundtrack

Indie label Mexican Summer and surf brand Pilgrim Surf + Supply are collaborating on a new documentary film about surfing and surf music called Self
Connor Duffey | May 22, 2019 - 9:12 am

Peaking Lights – “Everytime I See The Light”

The LA-based duo Peaking Lights will release a new 12-track double album called The Fifth State Of Consciousness on 6/16. The LP was recorded over…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 11, 2017 - 3:48 pm

Peaking Lights – “Conga Blue”

Earlier this month, hazy Wisconsin duo Peaking Lights teamed up with movie star Chloë Sevigny on a new track called "Little Flower," which they put…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2017 - 10:41 am

Peaking Lights – “Little Flower” (Feat. Chloë Sevigny)

Chloë Sevigny collaborated with Johnny Jewel on a song that was put out last week, and today another Sevigny-featuring track has been released, this one…
James Rettig | February 17, 2016 - 10:25 am

Stream Sinkane x Peaking Lights Mean Dub

Last year Sinkane released Mean Love, a deeply personal album steeped in heavy grooves. Now the experimental electronic duo Peaking Lights has further accentuated the…
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2015 - 4:34 pm

Peaking Lights – “Everyone And Us” Video

Hazy dub-pop duo Peaking Lights released their Cosmic Logic album a couple of weeks ago, and now they've made a video for the sunny, fizzy…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2014 - 1:02 pm

Stream Peaking Lights Cosmic Logic

The L.A.-via-Wisconsin married duo Peaking Lights started out making hazy digital dub, and they've kept that stoned and bleary time-bending sensibility even as their music…
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2014 - 9:16 am

David Byrne’s Luaka Bop Holding 25th Anniversary Events In NYC Elevator Museum, Old-School Italian Restaurant, Karaoke Bar

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…
James Rettig | September 30, 2014 - 10:15 pm

Peaking Lights – “Everyone And Us”

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…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2014 - 11:59 am

Peaking Lights – “Breakdown” Video

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,…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2014 - 4:45 pm

Photos: Woodsist Festival Pioneertown 2014

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…
Miles Bowe | August 18, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Peaking Lights – “Breakdown”

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…
James Rettig | August 18, 2014 - 10:21 am

Photos: Austin Psych Fest 2014

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…
Miles Bowe | May 5, 2014 - 4:33 pm

Watch Miley Cyrus Cover “Yoshimi” With The Flaming Lips And Turn OutKast’s “Hey Ya!” Into A Country Ballad

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…
Scott Lapatine | February 23, 2014 - 2:26 pm

Arp – “Gravity (Peaking Lights Remix)”

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,…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2013 - 11:26 am
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