Tag Archives: Pocahaunted

Sub Pop Announces Avi Buffalo LP, IAMSOUND Kicks Off “LA Collection” 7-Inch Series

Two bits of exciting news from Los Angeles-area music-makers. The first pertains to Avi Buffalo, who I wrote about for the Weekly back in October (and whose first Sub Pop release made it into INCHES). The second comes from up-and-coming L.A. indie label IAMSOUND and involves a ton of great local artists including Nosaj Thing and Ryan Heffington’s We Are The World. Since I’m in a beastly mood, click the linx for the links.

Sub Pop Announces Details of Avi Buffalo LP

IAMSOUND Launches 7-inch Series Ft. Nosaj Thing, Fool's Gold, Edward Sharpe...

LA Upcoming: Kimya Dawson, Your Heart Breaks + Angelo Spencer; Zola Jesus…

A short list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus videos for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions.

  • Region: Downtown
    Music: Kimya Dawson, Your Heart Breaks + Angelo Spencer
    Vitals:
    The Smell on Thursday, January 14
    (details at LA Weekly)
  • Region: Downtown
    Music: Zola Jesus, Pocahaunted + Sissy Spacek
    Vitals:
    The Smell on Sunday, January 10
    (details at LA Weekly)

INCHES reviews Nite Jewel, Omar Rodriguez Lopez, ‘My Estrogeneration’, Slang Chickens

Friends, vinyl junkies, music fans, lend me your eyes. The latest installment of INCHES has landed and you can read it here. One of the strongest sets I’ve had the pleasure of featuring in some time, wiht the free MP3s to back it up. I can’t recommend the My Estrogeneration comp enough. Enjoy.

Omar Rodriguez Lopez, Xenophanes

New INCHES: Vinyl from Railcars, Mayer Hawthorne, The Anasazis, Robedoor (MP3s)

It’s here! Another super sweet installment on your favorite column focusing on L.A.-area vinyl from the underground on up. New vinyl releases reviewed include 7-inches from Mayer Hawthorne and The Anasazis, and 12-inch EPs from Railcars and Robedoor. Awesome stuff. Don’t sleep, or the teeth’ll get ya. (via LA Weekly‘s West Coast Sound)

'Introducing The Anasazis'

'Introducing The Anasazis'

L.A. Experiential: Bon Iver sunrise cemetery show; Pocahaunted w/ XDS, Foot Village, Railcars

If you live in/around the L.A. area, seriously consider attending these:

  • Region: East Hollywood
    Music: Bon Iver
    Vitals: Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Sunday, September 27 @ 6 a.m.
    (details at LA Weekly).
  • Region: Downtown
    Music: Pocahaunted, Experimental Dental School, Foot Village, Railcars
    Vitals: The Smell on Thursday, October 1
    (details at LA Weekly)

INCHES002: More local revolutions w/ Mayer Hawthorne, Frankel, Vibes, Polyamorous, more

INCHES002 is up! The second installation continues on the same L.A.-centric path as the first, exploring five additional releases from five different local artists on five different nearby independent labels (with free MP3s). The releases are chosen with an eye toward both content and outward packaging.

This week’s gold medal-winner:

Mayer Hawthorne, Just Aint Gonna Work Out

Mayer Hawthorne, "Just Ain't Gonna Work Out"

Featured in INCHES002: Mayer Hawthorne (Stones Throw), Vibes (Not Not Fun), Frankel (Autumn Tone), The Polyamorous Affair (Manimal Vinyl), and Bipolar Bear (olFactory). Again, future installments will include reviews, interviews, guest bloggers, outings, and more.

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