TOFU AND WHISKEY The twin star driving forces behind Bleached (hellobleached.tumblr.com) have been around. Not in a cruising with delinquents kind of way, but that's probably where their music is best blasted — careening down the California coast in a shiny convertible with a shitty ex-lover or two, rooftop down, an open bag of Flamin' Hot Cheetos, lipstick-stained cola can, and the stereo crackling.Read more »
This is a week of ebullient greetings and sorrowful goodbyes. So long Snoop Dogg, welcome Snoop Lion's Reincarnated. Back down on earth – and more pertinent to concert-goers in the Bay Area this week – we'll open our arms to the Yolks, finally on a proper tour. And say nice to see you again to Buraka Som Sistema, and welcome return to Peaking Lights (the duo met here).
And with a single tear rolling down the cheek, we'll shout bon voyage to the current repertoire of Extra Action Marching Band, in this form at least – they'll surely regroup with some magical new production soon enough. Read more »