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  • 5 years ago | Art

    We're not sure if JD McPherson is as strait-laced as he says he is. Sure, he may have cropped, slicked-back hair, a crisp denim jacket and choirboy looks, but it's hard to imagine the gravelly soul erupting in his voice is the product of anything ...

  • 5 years ago | Art

    [Editor's Note: Spare Notes is a new Weekly music feature highlighting outtakes and personal stories from bands who just finished working their asses off to put out new music.]Guitarist and Kettle Drivers main man Greg Johnson has every reason to ...

  • 5 years ago | Music

    Just months after releasing "No Rest," the first single off their debut album, the song title is becoming more and more apropos for East London's Dry the River. The band are booked solid until the holidays, bouncing between the U.S. and their home...

  • 5 years ago | Music News

    Justin Soileau's been a running favorite of ours here at Heard Mentality ever since the native born Texan moved out to California and began recording and performing throughout the county and elsewhere.  He's just released his first full album...

  • 5 years ago | Music News

    See Also: *Video: Douglas and the Furs Surprise the Shit Out Of Jack White Fans at the Wiltern*Locals Only: Douglas and the Furs*Top Five Hits: Left of the Dial in Seal Beach[Editor's Note: This new Weekly music feature highlights outtakes and per...

  • 5 years ago | Locals Only

    Pebaluna"Carny Life"See Also:*Local Record Review: 'This One's For Terminal Boredom' by Roman Candles*Local Record Review: 'We Are Locally Grown' by Locally Grown Collective*Local Records Review: 'Four Steps in Corsets' by Yellow Red SparksIt seem...


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