• HEAR THIS: HAND HABITS

    HEAR THIS: HAND HABITS

    We’re still working out the big picture of the year that was here at the Nest, but a recurring theme was the sheer concentration of badass records out of LA, as artist after artist hit their stride. Among the notables, …

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  • TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/1/19 Edition

    TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 8/1/19 Edition

    Getting our metaphorical engine running, this week kicks off with “Feelings’, a woozy gem off of Cuco’s debut LP, Para Mi, suggesting thatHawthorne, CA as a launching pad for bedroom geniuses is not a one-off situation. He’ll be bringing the …

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  • EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Facial

    EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Facial

    On the daily tip, it’s hard to remember a time when we’ve ever been more dialed in to the tension that lies beneath the surface of everyday living. LA’s Facial drill down to the core of this sentiment on “Color …

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  • Catching up with Randy Randall

    Catching up with Randy Randall

    California tour April 18-20th.

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PhotosThe Record Company @ Ace of Spades, Sacramento 6/5/2019
June 10. 2019 | By Matt Dillon

The Record Company @ Ace of Spades, Sacramento 6/5/2019

Good vibes filled Sacramento when The Record Company rolled through town June fifth on tour supporting their latest album “All of This Life”. Opening the night with the foot pounding “Make it Happen” it was easy to tell this was …

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 6/6/19 Edition
June 06. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 6/6/19 Edition

This time out on Tracks of the Week, we’ll begin with the return of Brooklyn’s own Amy Klein. “Nothing” is the new single from her forthcoming second LP,Winter/Time. LA’s Froth is back with “Laurel”, off their brand new LP Duress, …

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/30/19 Edition
May 30. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/30/19 Edition

This week’s edition kicks off with Boston’s Halfsour, hijacking our brain with “Paper Window”, from their brand new LP Sticky, out now on Fire Talk/Disposable America. Checking in on LA, new Drab Majesty cut “Long Division” has our complete and …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/23/19 Edition
May 23. 2019 | By Sean Morris

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/23/19 Edition

“May 23rd! That means we’re taking over this year, ya heard?”

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/16/19 Edition
May 18. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/16/19 Edition

This time out on Tracks Of The Week, Dude York is back with “Falling”, the title track from their new LP, due out 7/26 on Hardly Art. Catch them on tour with the Frights, with upcoming dates including 5/22 Strummer’s, …

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/9/19 Edition
May 09. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/9/19 Edition

It’s an all-Cali edition of Tracks of the Week this time out, starting with LA: “All The Time” from French Vanilla gets us going with a post-punk anthem. Their new LP How Am I Not Myself, comes out 6/7 on …

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DiscoveryTRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/2/19 Edition
May 02. 2019 | By Sean Morris

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 5/2/19 Edition

So gather round as I run it down, and unravel my pedigree

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NewsTRACKS OF THE WEEK –  4/25/19 Edition
April 28. 2019 | By Wayne Jessup

TRACKS OF THE WEEK – 4/25/19 Edition

This week’s foray kicks off strong with two brand new releases. Kyoto, Japan’s Otoboke Beaver is back with Itekoma Hits, out now on Damnably. Precision chaos is their mantra, as evidenced on lead cut “Datsu. Hikage no onna”. Paws, (from …

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