La Luz share new single "Don't Wanna Be Anywhere" from Weirdo Shrine

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As heard at Rookie Magazine, “Don’t Wanna Be Anywhere” is the latest new music from Seattle surf noir band La Luz, whose Ty Segall-produced sophomore LP Weirdo Shrine drops August 7th. Brimming with throbbing bass, tricky stickwork, haunted organs, slinky surf guitar, and angelic four-part harmonies, the track showcases La Luz at their very best...

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La Luz announce massive North American and European tours in support of Weirdo Shrine

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Well-traveled surf noir act La Luz will be touring for most of the summer and fall, headlining a huge number of markets in the US, Canada, and overseas, including sets at The Showbox in their native Seattle, The Echo in Los Angeles, and The Bowery Ballroom in New York. Attendees to these shows can be expected to hear material from the band’s hig...

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Grave Babies share new track "Something Awful"; Holographic Violence out July 24

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This morning, SPIN shared “Something Awful,” your second dose of new music from Holographic Violence, the forthcoming full-length from Seattle band Grave Babies. In true Grave Babies fashion, the song is part pop catharsis and part hard rock assault–an ode to a blighted vision that’s been brought to vivid life by the meticulous production of Dan...

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Shannon and the Clams return with Gone by the Dawn, share video for "Corvette"

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Hardly Art is proud to announce Gone by the Dawn, the latest full-length from acclaimed Bay Area trio Shannon and the Clams. Earlier today, Stereogum debuted leadoff single “Corvette,” along with its evocative music video, directed by Loren Risker for Out of Focus TV. Recorded at Tiny Telephone in San Francisco and produced by Sonny Smith, Gone ...

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Announcing La Luz's Weirdo Shrine, out August 7; hear first single "You Disappear"

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On Friday, August 7th, Seattle “surf noir” band La Luz returns with the anticipated follow-up to their breakout 2013 debut album It’s Alive. Recorded in a makeshift surf shop studio with producer Ty Segall, Weirdo Shrine is a noisier, more energized effort. “You Disappear,” the first mp3 single, premiered this morning via Stereogum – read on at ...

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