The Happy Hollows giveaway

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Prizes on Wednesday 24 February 2010

LA art-rock trio, The Happy Hollows, released their debut album, Spells, last month and have just unleashed their awesome new video, Death To Vivek Kemp. We’re giving away a Happy Hollows prize pack featuring a copy of Spells, a t-shirt, 7″ vinyl, magnet and two autographed stills from the video. To enter, just leave the name of the city you live in below this post.

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Upsilon Acrux

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Music on Tuesday 25 November 2008

Punk was at least partially a rebellion against prog rock, but now it’s drawing new inspiration from the sort of music it once derided. Upsilon Acrux is firmly rooted in aggressive, snarling post-punk, but their music owes its complexity to bands like Magma, King Crimson, and Henry Cow. Of course, the LA-based band isn’t merely […]

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Abe Vigoda

Ari Stein Reader Find

By Ari Stein in New Music on Monday 2 June 2008

The latest band to make LA proud is tropical-nu wave act Abe Vigoda. These guys are so new and so exciting that even your grandparents don’t know who they are. Yet! They describe themselves as tropical punk, but I like to think of them as nihilistic rockers — no form, no shape, just chaos. If […]

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