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  • This Band Is Performing For The First Time In 7 Years – See Why

    This Band Is Performing For The First Time In 7 Years – See Why

    Let us introduce to you the Geisha Boys.  The Geisha Boys first played in the early 2000’s  but as singer Brian Emery states “ life happened, re-locations, and other commitments got in the way of the music. “  Originally based out of the San Francisco and Oakland area the band members are now located up and down the west coast and just now released a limited edition “The Geisha Boys EP”  that they recorded back in 2004. So why did […]

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  • Avi Buffalo –  What’s It In For

    Avi Buffalo – What’s It In For

    Avi Buffalo was once just the kid named Avi (short for Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg). He’s now part of the new kids on the Sub Pop block, Avi Buffalo have some big shoes to fill. Since its founding in 1986, the Seattle-based record label has been home to rock legends (Nirvana, Dinosaur Jr.) and indie-crossover giants (The Shins, Death Cab for Cutie), not to mention some the best and brightest bands in the biz currently (Fleet Foxes, Iron and Wine, Bright Eyes). […]

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  • Lexicondon – Stirs Up The Crowd

    Lexicondon – Stirs Up The Crowd

    Lexicondon sings and stirs up fond remembrances of the  eighties by performing his single “Dance Floor Affair” Taking the audience back to a time when things  seemed a little more simpler and brighter!  Below lexicondon performs a triple with more eighties inspired tunes with “Boy vs Girl Pt1”, “SWMG” and ” Student Body” You can also check out his album on his Facebook. ARTIST BIO   LexiconDon is Alex Koons from Seattle, WA, transplanted to LA. He comes from a hip-hop […]

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  • Keenhouse – Deep In The Forest

    Keenhouse – Deep In The Forest

    Exclusive video of the artist Keenhouse Performing his song ” Deep In The Forest ” at Binary Entertainments record release party for their compilation of Dreamwave music called LA Lights. Ken Rangkuty other wise known to fans as Keenhouse delivers a unique blend of electronic wizardry and dreamy synth-pop that creates something richer then your average bedroom dreampop.

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  • The Happy Hallows

    The Happy Hallows

    Watch why this indie L.A. band is one to watch! While checking out the Eagle Rock Music Festival a few years back we happened to walk by just in time to see the band ” The Happy Hallows” starting their set! At the time we did not know who the indie Los Angeles band was but, since then we have come to love their sound. We were also impressed at the time that even just playing in front of a tire warehouse store they were able to attract a large crowd.

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  • Flutterbies – Louder, Louder!

    Flutterbies – Louder, Louder!

    When you think of  Los Angeles, country music  usually is not the first thing that comes to mind.  However Metrogum was invited to check out Maureen and the Flutterbies  Los Angeles’ hottest alt-country upstarts.  In this video The Flutterbies perform their song  “Louder, Louder” .  Fierce and fashionable, lead singer Maureen Davis fronts the band with a dusty, honey smothered voice that “…oozes sass and soul…” (Music Connection, April 2009). Equal parts romance and riot, Maureen and The Flutterbies (pronounced […]

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  • The Mormons – Preaching Punk To The Masses

    The Mormons – Preaching Punk To The Masses

    True to their name, these Eagle Rock-based punk rockers actually perform in the missionary attire of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — complete with white dress shirts, black slacks and ties, backpacks and, to surreal effect, bicycle helmets. But they are no gimmick band, said guitarist and co-founder Vince O’Campo: “Who wants to dress like a Mormon? It’s an anti-fashion uniform. It brings the music to the forefront because we’re not like this glam band up there with $100 haircuts thinking we’re rock stars. That’s faking it

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  • Hindu Pirates – Choo Choo

    Hindu Pirates – Choo Choo

    Do you like summertime?  The beach? Waves?  or lo-fi guitar licks?  Then you’ll love the newest sound in Surf Rock the Hindu Pirates!  The Hindu Pirates consist of Austin Ferreira, Ben Tinsley, Casey Snyder, Derek Bostelman, and Joey LoBasso. They may be young but they are redefining the genre of surf rock with lots of garage rock and punk influences. Along with gigging all over Orange County, or more known as  “The O.C”  these guys have been featured in OC Weekly’s […]

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  • The Ringers – Kamikaze Heart

    The Ringers – Kamikaze Heart

    The Band The Ringers have become one of Los Angeles’s top favorite artists and with hints of the New York Dolls , The Stooges and some serious sweat! We predict The Ringers are going to take the nation by storm! Seriously, check out this performance it just may be the best indie stage act in town that your missing!

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  • Pomegranates – Thigh High

    Pomegranates – Thigh High

    For this spotlight artist drum roll please…. we introduce the Pomegranates with their single Thigh High. The Pomegranates sound is described as shimmering and dreamy with influences that range from the Talking Heads and Brian Eno, to French Kicks and Fela Kuti. Metrogum was recently invited to see the Cincinnati denizens at the indie music hangout, Spaceland here in Los Angeles.

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  • Pomegranates “Everybody Come Outside”

    Pomegranates “Everybody Come Outside”

    Pulled from the Metrogum archives of the best of the best. Here are The Pomegranates performing “Everybody Come Outside” off the same titled album in the heart of Silverlake California at the now defunct Spaceland. Now known to Angelenos as “The Satellite” the premiere place to find breaking bands and great underground music.

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  • Shane Alexander – You Are The Light

    Shane Alexander – You Are The Light

    Shane Alexander performs his song “You Are The Light” off his Album “The Sky Below” at an intimate solo performance at Cafe Was in Hollywood California. This Indie artist is totally self funded and taking the music industry by storm with just his voice and his guitar winning over audiences wherever he goes. Shane says his music comes from being honest and from life experiences inspired from his tours across the U.S and Europe.

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