Stream Wyatt Blair’s unabashed love letter to the arena rock, glam and hair metal heroes on ‘Point of No Return’ now via Impose

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Today stream in full Wyatt Blair’s upcoming album Point of No Return out August 5 on Burger Records and Lolipop Records. Check out Point of No Return in over on Impose Mag.
Record label founder. Recording wizard. Power pop maestro. Wyatt Blair is a man of many disciplines. Blair began Lolipop Records out of his parents’ Laguna Beach garage in 2010 with a simple goal of recording his friends and sharing their music with the world. When Wyatt moved the label to Los Angeles in 2012, he inadvertently started a rock ‘n’ roll revolution – spawning an army of sweet-toothed teens with an insatiable appetite for the sugary garage pop sounds of Lolipop bands – most of them discovered by Blair himself.

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Darla and the Blonde – electrifying single ‘End of the Party’

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In the finest tradition of deathless rock’n’roll, ‘End Of The Party’ is an electrifying mix of the grit and the glitter, built on an infectious glam-rock groove interspersed with sparks of searing guitar. Atop this grungy, Ziggy-like bedrock, Jen Demaris and Nina Lovelace’s crystalline voices ring out a catchy and powerful melody, which, rather than being concerned with the closing stages of a heady night out, is in fact about Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution of 2014: “This Is The Time And These Are The Places/Where You Must Bend To Changing Faces”. With touches of The Runaways here, Patti Smith there, ‘End Of The Party’’s absorbing progression takes in a pristine solo by guitarist Rob McCabe before climaxing in a rush of vocal harmonies, a fitting final refrain of what is a gleeful testament to the scope of Darla And The Blonde’s ambition.


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SpaceCream’s Incendiary “Pterodactyl Sky” Album + Release Concert

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Pterodactyl Sky is an immediately arresting mix of glam and rock with progressive tropes and a deeply theatrical bent.” – Skin Back Alley
“Don’t just take my word for it – check SpaceCream out for yourselves and be amazed! I swear Savannah could break a wine glass with that stunning voice!” – Pancakes and Whiskey
SpaceCream will play their release concert at storied LA venue The Mint this Friday, January 22nd at 8:15 p.m.  The evening will be closed out by VOLTO! feat members of Janes Addiction and Don Henley.

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EP Review: Boy From the Crowd Channels Diamonds and Glass on Where the Bees Come to Die

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It’s hard to take something as raw as the blues and make it sparkle with unadulterated sheen but on Where the Bees Come to Die, Boy From the Crowd manages rather effortlessly over a mere handful of tracks. The sound never strays far from its initial source leaving the sting of the scraped soulful rock throbbing throughout the EP. Rather they find their corner in the garage, stomp it to their liking, then settle in for the long haul.

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