News Roundup: The Do-Over + FlyLo, Jason Boesel, Snoopergroup Pt. 2, Dios, Territory BBQ, Georgia & Dudley, Dead Meadow

Quick bloggy bits* from around the L.A. underground (and up). We’ve got some catching up to do, people. Your patience shall be rewarded with MP3s and tips on fresh talent.

  1. The Bromance Continues: Snoop, Mayer, Diplo & Soulja Boy
  2. Listen: Four Songs From New Jason Boesel (Rilo Kiley) LP [MP3]
  3. The Do-Over Kicks Off Limited Vinyl Series With Flying Lotus
  4. Dios Announce New Album, Leak Lotsa Free Music [MP3s]
  5. Territory BBQ and Light In The Attic Team Up For Funky Soul Party
  6. Watch: Stoner Rock Trio Dead Meadow Unveils New Video
  7. Download: Two Versions of ‘Endure’ by Declaime and Georgia
  8. (all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly)

*If you like it, then you better put a tweet on it.

Barely related bonus: The wife and I were quoted in this L.A. Times article.

News Roundup: Beck + Feist + Jamie Lidell, Flying Lotus, Snoop, Atlas Sound + No Age + Jim Jarmusch, Rage, and Madvillain

Quick bloggy bits* from around the L.A. underground (and up).

  1. Rage Against The Machine Wins UK Chart Upset, Issues Statement, Plans Free ‘Thank You’ Concert
  2. Watch: Indie Luminaries Covering Skip Spence and Neil Young
  3. Download: ‘A Decade Of Flying Lotus,’ Blended by Gaslamp Killer
  4. Snoop to Lead the 2010 Countdown at YOUR New Year’s Party
  5. (all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly)

*If you like it, then you better put a tweet on it.

INCHES reviews Best Coast, Omar Rodriguez Lopez Group, Lustmord, Bipolar Bear [MP3s]

Apologies for the lack of updates. Perhaps you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to read a wee bit more in 2010? Well, why not get a jump on it now, here, for free. Check out the second latest edition of INCHES, here. As is my weekly wont, you’ll find four fresh slabs of L.A.-relevant vinyl reviewed, photographed* and MP3’d for your audio-visual pleasure.

My pick of the litter?

Best Coast, 'When I'm With You'

Dam-Funk Leaks Free 12-Minute Song on Twitter [MP3]

Bonus round! Read the whole thing here (West Coast Sound, LA Weekly)

THIS JUST IN: Leimert Park nu-funk pharaoh Dâm-Funk has leaked, via Twitter, an unreleased epic titled “The Lone L.A. Funksta”… Hard to believe the prolific fella has any extra material considering he’s released five mini albums this year, and yet, “Funksta” isn’t just a free song — it’s 12 minutes of free song. Perfect for Friday-night boulevard cruising.

Bassmaker Shlohmo Signs To Friends Of Friends, Plays Calling All Kids Friday [MP3]

Something less, erm, bawdy from the L.A. music universe.

Friends Of Friends — friends of ours responsible for a growing crop of exciting releases — has just announced its signing of L.A./S.F. beat music artist, Shlohmo, a.k.a. 19-year-old Henry Laufer, a former intern at Dubab. […]  Shlohmo’s glitchy, bass-heavy soundscapes are already drawing comparisons to the output of Flying Lotus and Nosaj Thing, both of whom are part of the Alpha Pup family, so dude should fit right in.

Read more, and download an MP3, here, via LA Weekly.

INCHES reviews vinyl from Koushik, Avi Buffalo, Nerve City, Psychic Powers (free MP3s)

The latest installment of INCHES is now live on West Coast Sound (via LA Weekly). Click here to read about new vinyl from Long Beach folk-pop crew Avi Buffalo, New Wave revisionists Psychic Powers, scuzz-surf garage “group” Nerve City, and Stones Throw beat etherealist Koushik. Free MP3s and glorious photos accompany each, of course. Dig in!

Avi Buffalo, "What's In It For?"