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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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  • 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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  • 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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