Cover Love: Peter Gabriel’s “The Book of Love”

Things we’re all too young to know…

July 22nd, 2016
Kyle B. Smith
Category: Staff Pick, Video
the book of love

In 2011, Peter Gabriel released an album of cover songs that he title Scratch My Back. Alongside songs by the likes of Paul Simon, Brian Eno, Regina Spektor, and Radiohead was The Magnetic Fields‘ 1999 killer “The Book of Love.” The track is a humorous (“The book of love is long and boring / No one can lift the damn thing”), gorgeous, and altogether poignant and wisdom-filled take on love.
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A Cup Of Sugar From Your LA Neighbor: Brett Dennen

Brett is our neighbor, at least part of the time

Kyle B. Smith
Category: Video

There is a commonly held perception that LA is some sort of wasteland of broken dreams. While you could argue that this is somewhat true, the town is an overflowing cornucopia of successful creative talent as well.
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Banks Debuts New Song: “Fuck With Myself”

Announces Sept. 30 release date for sophomore LP

July 13th, 2016
Lexi Kelson
Category: Lead Story, Video
banks Williams + Hirakawa

As you can tell from her new song’s title, Banks doesn’t hold anything back. What you see is what you get, and it couldn’t be more refreshing.
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AJJ Releases “Goodbye, Oh Goodbye” Music Video

Now we’re really pumped for the new record

June 30th, 2016
Lexi Kelson
Category: Lead Story, Video
AJJ

To get fans ready for studio album number six, The Bible 2, AJJ (previously Andrew Jackson Jihad) created a pretty impressive video for their single, “Goodbye, Oh Goodbye.” Directed by Joe Stakun, the video was shot in just one take. Like, what? My respect for these guys just skyrocketed. It’s quirky, clever, and everything you could hope for in a music video.
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Divinity Roxx Releases New Track: “We Are”

Off bassist/rapper’s new album, ImPossible

June 20th, 2016
Anthony Marks
Category: Video
Divinity Roxx

Divinity Roxx has performed for President Obama, Oprah, Ellen, the MTV Music Awards, and more as bassist and musical director for Beyonce. As a solo artist, she has won awards and graced the cover of Bass Musicians Magazine and Bass Magazine. This musician is the real deal, and it’s time you learn her name.
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