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Lo-Fang Covers Boy’s “Boris”

Posted February 28, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,811 views]
Lo-Fang by Larry Hirshowitz

Lo-Fang’s recent in studio performance was a bit of an eye-opener.
Matthew Hemerlein is a classically trained musician who’s cerebral approach to his music re-shapes normal acoustic and electronic elements.
It’s one part Andrew Bird, a little bit Emily Wells, lots of classical influence and a mix bag of sounds from his travels around the world where he wrote most of his debut album “Blue Film”
His …

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Friday Free For All: Downloads from Psychemagik and Cam’Ron

Posted November 1, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,980 views]
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Psychemagik edit — “Au Pays Des Merveilles De Juliet”
Not that there was any question about it, but Psychemagik are the undisputed kings of the remix right now. Their latest offering is an edit of Yves Simon’s single from 1973, “Au Pays Des Merveilles De Juliet“.
While Simon’s original does most of the heavy lifting, the little embellishments Psychemagik add make it a contemporary dancefloor banger.
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Cam’Ron …

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Helio Sequence Live on KCRW – Downward Spiral

Posted January 11, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,964 views]

I think Helio Sequence is one of the most underrated indie rock bands.  Consistent greatness isn’t always rewarded by the “hype machine” that seems to pervade our worlds with the “next big thing” every other week.  I now regret not putting their most recent album on my Top 10 Albums of 2012 after hearing them live on Morning Becomes Eclectic because they turned in an …

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Art of Tones: Love From London

Posted August 3, 2012 by | 1 Comment | 3,628 views]

(Love From London is an ongoing series where correspondents Alex Kenning and Izzy Lawrence introduce us to bands generating excitement across the pond.)

“For Real” is an infectious house tune that rolls along very nicely for me. A great vocal and top quality production combined for  full effect.
Art Of Tones is based out of France and grew up making music in Perpignon. He previously …

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Lower Dens: Playing on Prefix

Posted June 15, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 8,263 views]
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Playing on Prefix is a feature on KCRW’s Music Blog in which writers from the eclectic music site Prefix hip you to what’s coming out of their computer speakers each week.
When listening to Lower Dens, an image of a pale, slightly evil twin materializes in your mind, the enigmatic counterpart to hometown compatriots Beach House.
Vocalist Jana Hunter possesses a bewitching voice with an unsuspecting …

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Henry Rollins Premieres New J Mascis Project This Saturday

Posted April 27, 2012 by | 9 Comments | 2,703 views]
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A week after airing a birthday tribute to his friend Iggy Pop, KCRW DJ Henry Rollins has another special show in store. THIS Saturday at around 9pm, he will premiere a J Mascis side project called Heavy Blanket, before the release of their self-titled album.
From Henry:
“In our first hour, we will be rocking some serious guitar heavy hitters. If you look down the list, …

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Henry Rollins Broadcast #160

Posted April 14, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 1,998 views]
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Each week Henry sends in a letter to his fanatics, setting them up for the evening’s show. Often times he writes from faraway lands. Tonight, he writes from New Zealand, en route to Australia. Tune in to KCRW 8-10pm for the show. Find the tracklist and archives at http://kcrw.com/henryrollins.

Fanatics!
I am Australia bound. At this moment, I am in Wellington, New Zealand with show #61 …

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Henry Rollins KCRW Broadcast #159

Posted April 7, 2012 by | 26 Comments | 6,489 views]

Each week Henry sends in a letter to his fanatics, setting them up for the evening’s show. Often times he writes from faraway lands. Tonight, he writes from our home state of California. Tune in to KCRW 8-10pm for the show. Find the tracklist and archives at http://kcrw.com/henryrollins.

 
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I must say, I don’t have much of a clue as to what songs Ian has chosen …

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Henry Rollins KCRW Broadcast #158

Posted March 31, 2012 by | 15 Comments | 4,804 views]

Each week Henry sends in a letter to his fanatics, setting them up for the evening’s show. Often times he writes from faraway lands. Tonight, he writes from our home state of California. Tune in to KCRW 8-10pm for the show. Find the tracklist and archives at http://kcrw.com/henryrollins.

Fanatics!
Tonight, it’s a bit of a concept show we have for your enjoyment. Since I am onstage …

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