A dancing lady from Jeans Wilder's "Sparkler" video. Ooh la la.We dig Jeans Wilder. The San Diego one-man beach-pop/noise band has a helluva knack for hauntingly beautiful soundscapes that speak to the foamy glory of the surf as much as to the watery death that lurks underneath.
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The Scenesters screens at the Downtown Independent, live music from Big Search, Sweaters, Franks and Lord HuronFull disclosure: I, L.A. Weekly writer Chris Martins, served as music supervisor on this film, and booked the bands for this event. But that doesn't make 14 free songs any less sweet ... More >>
Al GreenYou've perhaps debated the lineup, read Nightranger's survival guide, gotten the reasoned perspective from Falling James, seen a certain local blog's mixtape and even tried to gauge the hippie traffic patterns.
You either have the compunction for Sunset Junction, or you don't.
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Little Jeans WilderSan Diego's Jeans Wilder is a man after our own heart. His music falls neatly within the "chillwave" trend, but there's something timeless about songs that sound like they emerged from the surf, and Wilder's got those in spades.
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If you've been paying attention to the underground noise pop scene lately -- and who wouldn't be? -- the name Best Coast may mean something to you. In one of those coming-storm moments, the whisper through the blog world on LA-based Best Coast has been gradually turning into a bonafide moan. Pitchfo ... More >>