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Mental Health Matters: When Moving to LA to Pursue Your Dream Breaks You

After four years of living in Los Angeles, I recently made the decision to move back home to Texas. This was a very difficult decision. I fought with myself for a good chunk of those years convincing myself I was happy living here and that going back home was a sign of weakness and a sign that I gave up. I was too stubborn swimming in denial to admit that I was unhappy. I was so fixated on making a name for myself in the music industry and getting my…

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As It Is Recording New Album

As It Is have decided to just keep going with their momentum. In wake of announcing a special one-off show at Anaheim, California’s  Chain Reaction and releasing a deluxe edition of Never Happy, Ever After, the U.K. pop-punkers have even more news. It is officially time for As It Is’ next album to be recorded. The group have officially hit the studio in L.A. with producer Mike Green, so you can probably expect new stuff before the year is out. As It Is seem really excited about their new material, so…

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Night Lights Premiere New Single, “Gimme”

Los Angeles’s indie band Night Lights premiered a new track today. “An ode to the hopeless romantics out there,” “Gimme” is an ethereal slow dance hanging in the space between two people. The ending trails off like words on a nervous tongue; possibility lingers in the air. Vocalist Mau says, “‘Gimme’ is one of the few story songs that we have so far. It’s about the anxiety of asking a girl out to dance — how sometimes fear makes you feel like you’re on a space adventure, where you’re separated by some sort of impossible distance/feat, and…

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STREAM: The Wrecks – “Favorite Liar”

When a friend was given access to a recording studio for a few days, The Wrecks, having been a band together for only one week, decided to write and record their first EP during that stretch. Unbeknownst to them, they weren’t allowed to be in the studio. No consequences came of those three days, just some tracks on a hard drive. Catchy and reeking of mischief, “Favorite Liar” is their first single. It’s nostalgic, it’s punchy, it hits all the right builds. Listen to it after the jump. Want more? Catch The…

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STREAM: Flogging Molly “The Hand Of John L. Sullivan”

Flogging Molly released a new song titled “The Hand Of John L. Sullivan.” The track is the band’s first release since their 2011 album, Speed of Darkness. The Irish-American Celtic punk band did not disappoint with this release. Check out the song, below, and let us know what you think of it in the comments section. Flogging Molly are on tour, and will perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday, March 17. To hear more from Flogging Molly, you can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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PRODUCT REVIEW: The Music Box – April

All jokes aside, The Music Box was not fooling around with their April box! From CDs to stickers, and download cards to candy, I received enough new music to distract me from all those unnecessary April showers. Take a closer look at all the wonderful goodies I was sent after the jump! Also, be sure to check out each one of the bands I mention, and head over to Facebook to give them each a “Like.” If you are interested in subscribing to The Music Box, you have a few options. First…

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Coat Check Girl Sheds Light On Venezuela’s Bleak Reality With New Song “Yellow/Blue/Red”

You may not keep up with international current events, and that’s fine. However, that is not the case for Los Angeles based rock quartet Coat Check Girl, who are finding the events are hitting way too close to home. The band, who grew up in Caracas, Venezuela, recently put out a song titled “Yellow/Blue/Red,” and, according to front man Andre Rodriguez, it is “the most powerful song” the band has written. For those who do not understand the title, it refers to the colors of the Venezuelan flag, and the song is…

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Blink-182 Announce Another Show Featuring A Day To Remember As Support

Once again, Blink-182 and A Day To Remember are going to join forces at a show and melt your faces off. Blink announced they and ADTR will be playing yet another intimate show, in addition to their show at San Diego’s SOMA. Be quick though, because the show is in a mere two days (March 18) at Los Angeles’ The Roxy. You can buy a concert ticket here. Check out a flyer for the show after the jump! To hear more from Blink-182, purchase a CD here. Please follow and…

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5 Los Angeles Bands You Should Listen To Now

From Sunset Boulevard to Capitol Records, Los Angeles serve as the home base for some of the most important names and recordings in music history—a daunting and dizzying beat. Here’s a list of five up-and-coming Los Angeles acts you should check out from this musical mecca. Please follow and like us:

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INTERVIEW: Secret Someones Talk Gas Station Food, Bonaroo, And Sharing Men

Infectious Magazine’s Lindsey Goetsch hung-out to chat with Secret Someones after their performance at the El Rey in Los Angelas, CA. Check out the interview after the jump and purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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