Watch The Music Video For Allah-Las's "In The Air" Off Their New Album "LAHS"

Local California band Allah Las announces their latest album LAHS out October 11 on Mexican Summer and their new video for first single " In The Air ," a tongue in cheek half baked version of Weekend at Bernie's .

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for” the saying goes. But suppose the proverbial harbor is Los Angeles — a place not particularly known for being the origin of adventures. From the Spanish Conquistadors to the countless starry-eyed nobodies hoping to make it big, LA is usually the destination.

So it’s no wonder the Allah Las became fascinated with both the carefree spirit and glitter-in-the-gutter lifestyle of their hometown. After three records mining its lore and lure (from the desert to the sea) they have become global ambassadors of not just a place but a location.

Having taken their compact California on the road across the world (making stops in North, Central, and South America, Europe, South Africa, Australia, Russia, East Asia and beyond), they couldn’t help but peek through the other end of the telescope.

On their fourth LP, drummer Matt Correia , bassist Spencer Dunham , and guitarists Miles Michaud and Pedrum Siadatian turn their collective gaze outward and toward the horizon. Simply titled LAHS (a reference to a common misspelling of the band’s name), their forthcoming release on Mexican Summer finds the band turning in their most cohesive and ambitious work yet. LAHS is available for pre-order here

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Watch The Music Video For SadGirl's "Chlorine" Off Their New Album "Water"

America is restless. And in the Golden State of California, the veneer of optimism and unlimited opportunity hides a countryside teetering on the edge of the Pacific. The hillside mansions risk burning in the wildfires while the views from ocean front properties remind their owners that one tectonic shift will sink it all.Surely the people who built Los Angeles on the desert landscape were aware of the delicate balance of their surroundings, but hope springs eternal. And indeed, LA became a place of dreams realized, even though Mother Nature and the hands of fate often destroyed those dreams. LA’s SadGirl are acutely aware of that reality, and their analog rock n’ roll has always somehow managed to approximate the relentless optimism of the pioneer spirit, but they’ve also exuded some degree of self-awareness of the anodyne properties of vintage pop. With their new album Water, the Los Angeles trio taps into the romantic and nostalgic spirit of their native city while exuding a time-tested authenticity suggesting that they’ve had a peek behind the curtain of the manicured lawns, glitzy boulevards, and relentless sunshine. SadGirl will be performing tonight, July 11, at the Teregram Ballroom

Franco-American Duo FAUX REAL Releases New Music Video For "Second Sweat"

Faux real is the deranged child of Franco-American brothers Elliott and Virgile Arndt. In the summer of 2018, they invoked the union of their inner-gene genies and gave birth to faux realism. The brothers started playing their first shows as a duo with nothing but a couple of microphones, a flute, some handmade costumes and a weird/incestuous/compelling 30-minute long choreography. With no music online or a single confirmed show on the horizon, they took off on a month-long US tour in march 2019, with high hopes and low expectations.

They ended up performing over 30 times that month from SXSW in Austin, to Los Angeles and New York City, performing anywhere and everywhere the city would allow, from large venues to sweaty nightclubs to street corners, house parties, art galleries, illegal raves, or hijacking existing bills with impromptu slots. The two brothers are quickly becoming notorious for their wild, unhinged, retro-futuristic and avant-garde anti-rock performances, ranging from flute-infused 808 ballads to feverish stooge-esque self-flagellation, tongue-in-cheek frenglish poetry, faux athletics and improvised quasi-ballet.

Watch Spellling's Music Video “Under the Sun” On The Occasion Of Her Album Release

SPELLLING, the project of Bay-area based Chrystia Cabral, shares a new video for “Under the Sun,” a track off of her forthcoming album, Mazy Fly, due today via Sacred Bones. The video, shot entirely on 8mm camera, is a collaboration between Cabral and emerging filmmaker Catalina Xavlena. A 7-minute surreal dreamscape odyssey into the depths of “Under the Sun,” the video features Cabral herself, surrounded by vivid hues, stunning movement, and cryptic storytelling. This visual boldly pays homage to 70s avant-garde film and 80s iconic music videos. “‘Under the Sun’ is a cosmic prayer for good fortune,” says Cabral. “This epic track celebrates the invisible energies that come together over time to create something radically new, like the birth of a star.”

Watch Kelsey Lu's New Music Video For "I'm Not In Love" Directed By Alima Lee

Die hard Kelsey Lu fans may fret at the idea that she might be abandoning the cello, but we’re not worried at all. You can hear in the layers of her vocals the oscillating rhythm of an instrument that has completely possessed the artist and endowed her with an air of continual, breathy expansion. Kelsey Lu’s “I’m Not In Love” is a haunting and luscious update to the original track by 10cc. One that abandons the bright 70s synth that made this track a power ballad for slow dancing at the disco, and pares it down to needle-point potency of a raw heartbeat and atmospheric synth more befitting to the times, and arguably the song itself.

Says Lu, “This is dedicated to the ones who have ever felt misunderstood in the name of Love, in the name of Self. Who Love the Passion, Love the Grace Of Dramatics, Love the obsession of life and want to Kill the Confusion all while finding beauty in the abstract of growth and humor that surrounds the horrors both within and around us daily.” We say, “Thank you!”

Watch The Debut Of Isaac Delusion's Music Video For The Track "Isabella" Directed By Nadia Lee Cohen

Isaac Delusion: "It is a very feminine song - hence why I wanted an all female cast. I wanted it to feel as though all of the women in the film could be Isabella. They are not protesting, they're just being themselves, although that could be considered rebellious now when we have such a conformist society. I wanted them to feel like this group of beautiful young carefree women; some are lovers some are friends; and we're getting a peek into their day to day life." Delusion's new album, Rust & Gold, will be out on April 7, 2017. 

Xiu Xiu Releases Animated Video For New Song “Jenny GoGo”

Art-pop provocateurs Xiu Xiu have shared a new animated video for “Jenny GoGo,” a song from the band’s upcoming 11th collection of original music, Forget. Evoking Throbbing Gristle circa 20 Jazz Funk Greats and the dark pop of classic coldwave, “Jenny GoGo” merges Dada-esque absurdity, brooding atmosphere, and infectious earworms. The video was directed by Victor Belozerov. It is out Febuary 24th on Polyvinyl Record Company.

Watch The Premiere Of The Music Video For Cate Le Bon's Track "Rock Pool"

The video for "Rock Pool", finds Cate Le Bon reunited with director Casey Raymond for a fantastical experimentation in neo-Technicolor, La Nouvelle Vague and a locale that could be a dead ringer for Led Zeppelin's Houses of The Holy. Click here to preorder the 12" which is due out January 27 on  Vinyl. 

Watch The Music Video For Lower Dens' Track "Real Thing" Directed by Cody Critcheloe

Today, Lower Dens’ released “Real Thing” their first new effort since 2015’s Escape From Evil. The track was written by Jana Hunter, Arthur Bates and frequent Lower Dens collaborator Ariel Rechtshaid the latter having also added additional production. “Real Thing” was directed by SSION’s Cody Critcheloe. Click here to find current tour dates. 

Watch The Exclusive Premiere Of The Music Video For Jack Killen's Single "Symphony Of Skin"

Jack Killen, former front man of Brooklyn’s party rock band Workout, releases the first single, 'Symphony of Skin', from his solo project out on Axis Mundi Records today. Produced by Graham Dickson of Crystal Fighters, ‘Symphony of Skin’ explores the gritty underbelly of New York City. The video, directed by Josh Slater, was premiered by Autre Magazine. Of the track, Killen said, “‘I had the idea of the Symphony of Skin kicking around for a while. I loved the erotic pulp novel sound of the phrase. Just think of all the orchestral elements of the original sin. Then for some reason I started thinking about the sweat and violins, blasting through the night. Slug away at the piano, add a fog machine, cue up the string section. I think we came close to painting the pic.” Click here to purchase the single.