Spin of the Day

Soul Majestic

Setting the Tone

The new fan-funded album drops May 13. The band plays SOhO on May 17. Read story.


Nikki Nack

Merrill Garbus returns with a stunning, jarring, and digitally embracing third album. Read story.

Mac DeMarco

Salad Days

Rock ’n’ roll’s favorite slacker may not be growing up, but he’s definitely getting better. Read story.

Thee Oh Sees


San Fran garage rockers regroup for the short but oh-so-sweet Drop. Read story.


Silent Partner

Buellton is back and finally releasing the follow-up to their 2001 gem, Avenue of the Flags. Read story.

The Fire Department

Underwater EP

Isla Vista’s funkiest exports release four new tracks and a debut music video. Read story.


Morning Phase

L.A.’s ever-evolving musical heir returns with a Sea Change redux. Read story.

Future Islands


Our favorite Baltimore residents deliver their strongest album to date. Read story.

Toad the Wet Sprocket

New Constellation

Nearly two decades after disbanding, Toad’s four original members have reunited to create a stunning album. Read story.

St. Vincent

St. Vincent

Following a mighty collaboration with David Byrne, Annie Clark returns dead set on grooving. Read story.

Tom Brosseau

Grass Punks

Musician and storyteller returns to town on March 8 for an intimate show in Lompoc. Read story.

Childish Gambino

Because the Internet

The writer/actor/rapper heads to UCSB for a show at the Thunderdome Read story.

Mr. Carmack

Birth Control/Hopscotch

Trap music’s up-and-comer plays Velvet Jones on Thursday, February 13. Read story.

Tall Tales & the Silver Lining


The L.A. folksters dish up another breezy collection of California sunshine. Read story.

Gardens & Villa


Santa Barbara’s resident synth rockers hook up with Tim Goldsworthy for their sophomore album. Read story.

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