Mazzy Star

Mazzy Star debuted in 1990, recorded and performed until 1996 and then took a lengthy hiatus.

Now that they have reformed the duo of Hope Sandoval and David Roback will release their 4th album Seasons of Your Day in later September.

Hope’s vocals continue haunt as heard here in the song “California”.

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Poliça

The 2nd Poliça album is due in October.

In May we showcased the first song from Shulamith (pronounced SHOO-la-myth) which featured Justin Vernon of Bon Iver.

“Chain My Name” is the new single.

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Lopsided World of L

Jonathan L worldwide and every Monday here.

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*Emika “Centuries” (Eskort Remix)
*Transplants “It’s A Problem”
*Doris Brendel “Going Out”
*The Winery Dogs “Elevate”
*The James Hunter Six “The Gypsy”
*Grant Hart “Letting Me Out”
*FraZic “HipOnMyHop”
*Maps “Vicissitude”
*Oliva “Father Time”
*Queen Kwong “Like A Swan”
*Eldorado “Kassandra”
*Pet Shop Boys “Love Is A Bourgeois Construct”
*Convulsions “Jokerman”
*The Toadies “Summer Of The Strange”
*Astrid North “Twang”
*Little Green Cars “The John Wayne” (2012)
*Gauntlet Hair “Bad Apple”
*Bob Marley & The Wailers “Punky Reggae Party” (Z-Trip Remix)
*Stacy Clark “Days Into Nights”
Tim “Ripper” Owens “Death Race” (2009)
*Black Market Research “Weight Of The World”
JOAN JETT SONG OF THE WEEK: “MCA”
*Huntress “Destroy Your Life”
*CocoRosie f/ Antony “Tears For Animals”
*Carousels & Limousines “Home To Andy’s”
*The Legendary Pink Dots “Grey Scale”
*United G f/ Phlexter “Wake Up To Peace”

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We’re traveling but we have Jonathan L from Berlin as always on Monday.

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*Love Dominique “Down”
*A Tom Collins “Baby Doll”
*Pixies “Bagboy”
*Mavis Staples “Far Celestial Shores”
*Markus Allen Christopher “I Want Love”
*Rammstein “Buch Dich” (1997)
*Eldorado “Space Mambo”
*HIM “Hearts At War”
*Scorpion Child “Kings Highway”
*Atmosphere “Bob Seger”
*Jase Dillan “Venom”
*The Quill “Purgatory Hill”
*Transplants “See It To Believe It”
*The James Hunter Six “Minute By Minute”
*Antigone Rising “That Was The Whiskey”
*Pet Shop Boys “The Last To Die”
*Queensryche “Open Road”
*Bob Marley & The Wailers “I Shot The Sheriff” (Roni Size remix)
*Carousels & Limousines “Country Soul”
*Congo Natty f/ Tenor Fly “Daddy Freddy”
*Nanci Correia “Get Ready”
*King Tuff “Freak When I’m Dead”
*Violet Clark “Pure O”
*Ozonna “Me & You On Top”
*Terraplane Sun “Get Me Golden” (replay)
*The Boxer Rebellion “Diamonds”
*Eddie Fish f/ Yo Gotti “Whole Lotta $”
JOAN JETT SONG OF THE WEEK: Little Liar (Live)
*Grouplove “Ways To Go”

Arctic Monkeys

Expect a new Arctic Monkeys in early September.

AM will be their 5th.

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“Do I Wanna Know?” is the current single.

The video for “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?”

Julia Holter

Julia Holter’s 3rd album Loud City Song comes out next week.

We spotlighted her brilliance here last year.

This singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist from Los Angeles continues to take us to unexplored territories as heard here on “Maxim’s I”.

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Lopsided World of L

Roar into Monday with Jonathan L from Berlin.

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*Queensryche “X2/Where Dreams Go To Die”
*Queen Kwong “Bad Lieutenant”
*Carousels & Limousines “One & Only”
*The Barbarellatones “Fake English”
*Cloud Control “Dojo Rising”
*Black Sabbath “Zeitgeist”
*Worldwide Premiere -Jase Dillan “Keepin’ The Baby”
*Big Black Delta “Betamax”
*Primal Scream f/Robert Plant “Elimination Blues”
*Worldwide Premiere- Vlad In Tears “Love Of My Life” (Queen cover)
*Worldwide Premiere- Eldorado “Mr. Saturn”
*Pet Shop Boys “Bolshoy”
*A Tom Collins “Hospital”
*Megadeth “The Blackest Crow”
*Sirenia “My Destiny Coming To Pass”
*Tom Keifer “Cold Day In Hell”
*Gogol Bordello “Lost Innocent World”
*Huntress “Blood Sisters”
*Lowline “My Head Explodes”
*Maps “A.M.A”
*Worldwide Premiere – Rusty Anderson Afternoon “Little One”
*Transplants “Back To You”
*Terraplane Sun “Get Me Golden”
JOAN JETT SONG OF THE WEEK: “Who Can You Trust?”
*Motionless In White “America”
*The Temperance Movement “Only Friend”
*Smith Westerns “Varsity”

Smith Westerns

Smith Westerns released their 3rd album Soft Will earlier this summer.

Brothers Cullen and Cameron Omori along with Max Kakacek do Chicago proud as heard on the single “Varsity”.

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Chvrches

We so love this band. Chvrches was spotlighted here in March with their 1st EP.

Their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe, is due in later September.

Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Doherty make up the trio.

“The Mother We Share” was an early single release in 2012 and is now the featured track from the forthcoming album.

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Phosphorescent

Matthew Houck is known as Phosphorescent.

Originally from Athens, Georgia he now resides in Brooklyn.

This singer/songwriter plays most of the instruments on his albums. His latest (6th) is self-produced and entitled Muchacho.

“Right On / Right On” is the song to hear.

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Lopsided World of L

Jonathan L’s 1998 demo rejected by L.A. Radio. He’s now in Berlin.

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Original Eratica Opening (from 1998 Demo)
Rammstein “Du Hast”
Clan Of Xymox “Hypocrite
Kid Savant “NaNa Never Ends (KMFDM remix)
Laibach “Opus Dei”
Myndkill “Near Me”
Pailhead “I Will Refuse”
Rhapsody “Dante’s Inferno”
Queensryche “X2”
HIM “Killing Loneliness”
Everything Goes Cold “Monsters Of The Modern Age”
Eisbrecher “Goth Killer”
Wax Tailor “Into The Sky”
Love & Rockets “So Alive”
Rammstein “Mein Herz Brennt” (Piano version)
IAMX “Song Of Imaginary Beings”
Heimataerde “Dark Dance (Medievil Floor)”
The Cult “Assault On Sanctuary” (full version)
Killing Joke “Ghosts On Ladbroke Grove”
Vlad In Tears “Damnation”
Skunk Anansie “Twisted (Everyday Hurts)
Six Inch “Wound Torn Bride”
Ghost & Writer “Nightshift (Diskonnekted)
Bitter Joy “Across The Distance”
Ego Likeness “The Devils In The Chemicals” (Sin mix by Angelsplit)
G.L.A.S.S. “Soul In Pain”

Temples

Temples is a marvelous new quartet from England.

There sound is a throwback to the psychedelic 60s with a contemporary feel.

Revel in “Shelter Song” and lose yourself in the second single “Colours To Life”.

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“Shelter Song”

“Colours To Life”