Lionmilk (aka Moki Kawaguchi) is a jazz pianist, composer, and producer from Los Angeles, who combines elements of oddball tropicalia, bossa jazz, blistering metal doom-scapes and melancholy stoner rock. Taken from the upcoming release Visions in Paraíso, the first of three albums underway from the collaboration of Lionmilk and Leaving Records. Available to pre-order on Bandcamp, and a great back catalogue on SoundCloud.
Los Angeles producer Elusive returns to Dome of Doom with the new album Bonsai Tree. Recordings took place during November and December of last year at Elusive’s home studio in Venice, with features from LA-based musicians Ian Roller (saxophone) and Gabe Steiner (trumpet). The whole album is definitely worth a listen, available on Bandcamp.
Tool are an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, who were dominate in the alternative metal movement following the release of their second studio album Ænima (1996). Be sure to search for a translation of the lyrics when you get a chance! Originally released on Zoo Entertainment.
Producer and designer Seth Haley (aka Com Truise) hails from Oneida, New York and now resides in Los Angeles, California. On his latest mini-LP Persuasion System, Haley figuratively left his past behind and switched to digital audio workstations. Out now on Ghostly International (based in Ann Arbor, Michigan). Available form Bandcamp, although most of the international customer options are sold out.
Experimental, funk, blues, neo-soul and all-round acclaimed singer/songwriter from Los Angeles, California. Her new collection of astral instrumentals VWETO II available to pre-order on Bandcamp. Listen to her 2011 VWETO on Spotify. Released on Mello Music Group.
Los Angeles-based pop punk band comprised of sisters Jennifer and Jessie Clavin (with Micayla Grace and Nick Pillot). From the upcoming album Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough? Out on the Dead Oceans label and available to pre-order from Bandcamp as limited edition black/red/brown tri-colored Vinyl LP, regular Vinyl LP, CD, Cassette and/or Digital Album.