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by Carly Schorman – The Darts “Bullet” The garage rocking femmes known as The Darts are getting ready to drop a slick new vinyl 7″ next month in a collaboration between Alternative Tentacles Records and Dirty Water Records USA. The two-track release features the song “Bullet” which the band releasedRead More →

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XYLØ “I Still Wait for You” The L.A. duo behind XYLØ consists of Chase Duddy (producer/drummer/songwriter ) and his younger sister, Paige (vocalist/songwriter). The pair have me wondering what my brother and I might have accomplished if we spent all that time arguing over the remote control cultivating those music skills. I stillRead More →

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by Carly Schorman Senior Editor – Lucas Laufen “Boulders” Australian artist Lucas Laufen pairs a stripped down sound with an emotive lyricism; both of which can be heard on his new single, “Boulders”. Laufen spent much of this past year out on tour, but he returned to his home nationRead More →

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Closing the Distance is a new series in which we try to expose artists with desert roots who have since moved to other locales. Let’s bring this community a little closer together. by Mark Anderson Senior Editor Is it fair to call Marianne Dissard an “International Jet Setter”? Why not? Having touredRead More →