Tearist trianglesOn Tuesday evening, a couple of West Coast Sound worlds collided when Hancock Park's Manimal Vinyl announced it had signed Silver Lake duo Tearist.
The inaugural fruit of that collaboration, and Tearist's first release ever, will come in the form of an EP -- four original ... More >>
Night number two of Manimal Vinyl's Echo residency began with its feet planted on the ground and worked its way up the body. Loving Thunder's loud metal-ish music loosened toes, Rainbow Arabia rapped knees using tropical percussion, Jessica 6 sent blood rushing to the pelvis, and then We Are The Wor ... More >>
In the unpredictable wake of music's digital rebirth, vinyl has experienced a modest boom in popularity, seen by many (with delicious irony) as a replacement for the awkward middleman that is the compact disc. INCHES seeks not only to review the output of L.A.'s healthy vinyl community (one populate ... More >>
Coming in the fall from Manimal Vinyl
First, the label honored Madonna. Next on the agenda was last year's Perfect as Cats, a tribute to the Cure. Now Manimal Vinyl, the magnificently out-there LA label that's home to, among others, Hecuba, Rainbow Arabia, Caroline Weeks, and Xu Xu Fang, will conti ... More >>