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Trax: Smoke Season, “Good Days”

No Comments 19 June 2017

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. by Daniel Barron     Where there’s Smoke Season, there’s fire. That’s a sentiment that’s hard to disagree with if you’ve ever experienced the visceral contact of electro-soul act’s exuberant live performances. Make an effort to go seem ’em while you still can on the cheap. The […]

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Trax: Ramonda Hammer, “Destroyers”

No Comments 13 June 2017

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. by Daniel Barron     Emerging LA foursome Ramonda Hammer takes their name from a contestant on early 2000s reality show Cheaters, but their biggest influences run a decade prior, when grunge sirens like Courtney Love and Shirley Manson howled across the airwaves. Frontwoman Devin Davis […]

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Trax: Blushh, “I Don’t Wanna Leave”

No Comments 07 May 2017

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. by Daniel Barron     Take it from a guy who’s been covering creatives for more than half a decade: eventually you tire of being a spectator. And it becomes time to get wet. Such has been the experience of Shab Ferdowsi, the young […]

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Trax: DRAEMINGS, “Fire in Hell”

No Comments 10 April 2017

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. by Daniel Barron     Kimi Recor has been a major force in the Los Angeles music scene, lately. Last year the singer and multi-instrumentalist’s music project DRAEMINGS dropped their debut LP, The Eternal Lonesome, a collection of catchy hooks that expertly evoked new […]

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Trax- Fever Charm, “Never Had Before”

No Comments 16 July 2016

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. By Daniel Barron   Indie pop group Fever Charm may have been raised in Oakland, but the current Silverlake residents’ live-fast-die-young garage rock evokes LA brown bag socials and sweaty nights of wreckless abandon. When you hear the phrase “Sounds of the Summer” this […]

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Trax- Rachel Fannan, “Just Say Goodbye”

No Comments 11 July 2016

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. By Daniel Barron   Across her various bands and music projects, Rachel Fannan has shown us many faces. A digital idol in her electric solo experiments, a retro rock pixie with her surf band Only You, and lately transforming into a heavy metal queen with her current group The Bomb. But though Fannan might […]

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Trax- TV Heads, “Chin Up”

No Comments 22 June 2016

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. By Daniel Barron   This Friday marks the launch of LA-based rockers TV Heads’ maiden release, the EP Total Fucker, which comes via Oakland’s OIM Records and producer Jeff Saltzman (Department of Eagles, The Killers, Blondie). The trio formed last summer after more than […]

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Trax- EMYLE, “Drunk On You”

No Comments 24 May 2016

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. By Daniel Barron   Recently, Yay! LA Magazine premiered the first single from electropop singer EMYLE, “Let It Rain.” Now, Trax highlights to the companion piece to her first EP, which was produced by Mark Pistel (Hercules & Love Affair, Meat Beat Manifesto) and drops […]

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Trax- Gavin Turek, “On The Line”

No Comments 16 May 2016

Trax highlights the songs that need to be in your rotation. By Daniel Barron   Today’s addition of Trax highlights “disco-pop princess” Gavin Turek, an artist who caught fire this past year after releasing two singles via iheartcomix/1finity (“Don’t Fight It,” “Frontline”) and a mini collab album, You’re Invited, that she produced with electronic artist TOKiMONSTA. These […]

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TRACK PREMIERE- EMYLE, “Let It Rain”

No Comments 25 April 2016

Yay! LA debuts the first single from LA-based electropop artist EMYLE. By Daniel Barron   Like me, electropop artist EMYLE  is a transplant from the Bay Area, a region known to get wet. But sometimes the fog can roll indoors, and when the forecast of the soul is looking mighty gray great art can come […]

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