Music

Vibin’ with Levitation Room

Julian Porte of Levitation Room talks about the evolution of the Los Angeles music scene and the ever-supportive backing of two of Los Angeles' most hardworking indie labels, Burger Records and Lolipop Records.
Photo: David Evanko, MINIVAN Photography

Long Live Gymshorts

To fill that coveted spot of enamel pin on the vest of a fan is a tall order, but to be able to make that imprint in the musical domain in a mere two years is even taller. Enter Gymshorts—one of those few who have made a name for themselves in a short but hard-earned timestamp.

The Devil Makes Three Talks Fugazi, Recording Live, and Embarks On Largest Tour Yet

There is nothing fabricated or staged in the music that The Devil Makes Three creates, just an extension of the devastating and downright pretty feelings that really must rest in each of them. As the band starts its largest tour yet, guitarist and lead singer Pete Bernhard took the time to talk about learning everything they know from Fugazi, endlessly driving around this country in circles, and channeling Woody Guthrie for lyrical inspiration.

Video Premiere: Rice Cakes Front Woman Covers “I Will Always Love You”

Roz and the Rice Cakes, the Rhode Island band of three, has been killin' it all year touring the country with the release of their latest album, Need to Feed. Even in the spurts of free time that the trio does have, music sweeps in with rad house shows, recording sessions and solo projects, like the exclusive listen featured here.

VIDEO PREMIERE: A Day In The Life With Dirty Dishes

We spent a late August afternoon with Dirty Dishes in Los Angeles; hanging at Ms. Donut – the official site of all Dirty Dishes band meetings – eating grilled cheese sandwiches at Brite Spot Diner, walking around Echo Park Lake, and an enjoying an impromptu jam session on the floor of Jenny Tuite’s quaint abode.