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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 27.03.2015

PLAYLIST: JASON LEE

Jason Lee is what we like to call a ‘Jack of All Trades.’ He’s an actor who is also a skateboarder who is also a photographer who is also the creator of this week’s Monster Children playlist, titled ‘At Random.’ Come on in and take a listen.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 26.03.2015

NEW MUSIC: UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA

UMO just released the video to their latest single, “Multi-Love”, and it’s multi-functional, because you can download a game that coincides with the video.

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Posted by Monster Children - 25.03.2015

INTERVIEW: THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN

This November marks the 30th anniversary of Jesus and Mary Chain’s Psychocandy. We were fortunate to catch up with founder and lead singer Jim Reid to talk about the making of Psychocandy and the legendary highs and lows of the Jesus and Mary Chain. Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Jim Reid.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 21.03.2015

PAX AM STUDIOS: BUTCH WALKER

What do Butch Walker, Ryan Adams and Johnny Depp have in common? They’re all in this video. Check out this behind the scenes look at Butch recording his latest album, Afraid of Ghosts, at Pax Am Studios in LA.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 21.03.2015

REMEMBERING THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN

To celebrate 30 years since the release of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s album Psychocandy, we’re publishing an in-depth interview with them next week. Here’s an old jam to get you psyched.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 20.03.2015

NEW MUSIC: MUJERES

I wish I knew about Barcelona’s best band, Mujeres, when I visited last. They’d have been a great soundtrack to the destruction I was wreaking on my personal life at the time. Listen to their new single here.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 19.03.2015

SXSW: DRAWINGS MADE AT CONCERTS

SXSW. Sick of seeing these four letters yet? I fucking am. But this video is a twist on the usual content of the four lettered festival that shall not be named. Instead of blogging about shows, why not sketch them?

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Posted by Monster Children - 18.03.2015

PLAYLIST: ED TEMPLETON – WAYWARD

Ed Templeton. The man. The myth. The Mayor of Huntington Beach Pier. Here is a playlist Ed cobbled together to set the mood for activities like skating, surfing, and building erotic sculptures out of macaroni and wax.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 16.03.2015

PEOPLE: RYLEY WALKER

Ever heard the story about the musician who practiced in the freezer of a Jimmy Johns sandwich shop because he couldn’t stand to be apart from his guitar? You have now.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 13.03.2015

NEW MUSIC: MALE GAZE

Listen up, ladies and gentlemen. This is the best song you’ll hear today. And Male Gaze’s full album is the best thing you’ll hear all month once it drops March 23.

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Posted by Monster Children - 12.03.2015

FROM THE MAG: BOOGARINS

In Issue 40 we interviewed Boogarins, a Brazilian psych band named after a jasmine flower. Since we last spoke, they’ve played with Neutral Milk Hotel, and play Lollapalooza Brasil this month.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 12.03.2015

NEW MUSIC: GHOSTPOET

What have I been listening to lately? I should say I’ve been listening to tons of cool new shit, but the truth is I’ve really only been listening to one album on repeat. That album is Ghostpoet’s Shedding Skin.

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Posted by Monster Children - 11.03.2015

PLAYLIST: THOMAS CAMPBELL – CONTACT

He’s a painter, a photographer, a sculptor, a filmmaker, and now he’s a world-renowned playlist compiler. He is Thomas Campbell, and he wants to learn you some good music.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 06.03.2015

NEW MUSIC: SWIMM

SWIMM are a band who makes music that does just that. Sure, they spelt their name wrong, but “with only one M, life would be way less complicated”, according to their lead singer, Chris Hess.

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Posted by Monster Children - 04.03.2015

TOUR DIARY: THE DISTRICTS

If I had to say anything about The Districts, it’s that rock and roll can be humble. It’s not jaded or wasted. It’s funny as shit and stoked to be there and it swims in the young blood of these four dudes.