Livestream Preview: Perfume Genius @ Veeps, 9/19/20

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Perfume Genius (Photo by Camille Vivier)

Perfume Genius (born Mike Hadreas) released his fifth studio album, Set My Heart On Fire Immediately, via Matador Records back in May. Perfume Genius next streams live from the Palace Theater in Los Angeles via Veeps on Saturday, Sept. 19.

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Song of the Day: “Ready to Die” by Body Double

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Body Double (Photo courtesy Force Field PR)

Recently, Oakland post-punk band Body Double shared the third single from its debut LP, Milk Fed, which is due Sept. 18 via Zum. Below, catch the accompanying music video for “Ready to Die” (directed by Dalton Blanco of the band Prissy Whip and co-starring earthworms and grasshoppers).

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Song of the Day: “Run to Me” by Steve Lukather w/ Ringo Starr and Joseph Williams

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Steve “Luke” Lukather (Photo by Rob Shanahan)

Steve Lukather and Mascot Records have announced the release of a newly recorded composition titled “Run to Me,” and an accompanying video. The song is heavily influenced by the artist’s fond connection to music from the late ’60s.

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Song of the Day: “Phenom” by Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

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Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, the Oakland-based band fronted by singer and songwriter Thao Nguyen, recently released Temple, the band’s fifth studio album on Ribbon Music.

The band then shared a video for the single “Phenom.”

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Livestream Preview: Best Coast @ Seated, 8/14/20

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Best Coast (Photo courtesy Grandstand Media)

Los Angeles, California’s Best Coast — comprised of Bethany Cosentino (guitar, vocals) and Bobb Bruno (guitar) — celebrate the 10th anniversary of their debut album, Crazy for You, with a livestream documentary via Seated on Friday, Aug. 14.

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Song of the Day: “Tall Girlfriend” by DA Stern featuring Alex Winston

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DA Stern (Photo by Aaron Oxford)

On Sept. 25, Los Angeles-based musician DA Stern will release his mixtape Mmxxtape, featuring covers and collaborations with artists such as Fat Tony, Colleen Green, Chris Tomson of Vampire Weekend, Party Nails and more. Now, DA Stern reveals “Tall Girlfriend,” the latest single to be lifted from Mmxxtape.

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Song of the Day: “Sledgehammer” by Kid Bloom

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Kid Bloom (Photo courtesy of Island Records)

Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumental­ist Kid Bloom releases new track “Sledgehammer,” along with news of his upcoming EP, due out Aug. 7 via Electric Feel/ Island Records. “Sledgehammer” conjures a “dreamy quality” as it nods to ’70s pop love songs.

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Song of the Day: “Meet Again” by DJ LP Giobbi featuring Little Boots

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LP Giobbi (Photo by Shervin Lainez)

L.A.-based producer, FEMME HOUSE founder, pianist and DJ LP Giobbi will shake up your summer with her new dance floor anthem “Meet Again,” a captivating, energetic groove that kicks off with LP’s trademark housey piano riffs, making this the sweetest summer tune that is sure to make you move.

Featuring Little Boots, whose unique vocals and dance driven sound have brought her many top charting hits, “Meet Again” has become the anthem for this time period as we all yearn for the day we can be on the dance floor with each other once again.

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