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Oliver Riot – Ivory Black

Oliver Riot

Oliver Riot

Oliver Riot is the project of Los Angeles-based busking twin brothers, Benjamin and Alexander Moore, originally from New Mexico.

Shortly following their move to Los Angeles, Oliver Riot took home first place in the Grammy’s annual “Rock The Mic Competition”, showcasing emerging California artists, and were awarded studio time with legendary producer, Mike Clink (Guns N’ Roses, Metallica).

‘Ivory Black’ has been taken from their debut EP, ‘Hallucinate’, which has been produced in the back room of a Korean Church. Alexander lived in his van parked outside of the church while creating this record, and continues to do so while recording the duo’s next album.

Sounds like: Honne, James Vincent McMorrow, James Blake, Passenger, FØRTE

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Imperial Mammoth – The Last One To Leave The Party

Imperial Mammoth

Imperial Mammoth

Imperial Mammoth is a L.A.-based band formed by Leonard Jackson and Laura Jane Scott.

They claim to make the ground move and we like big claims at Indietronica.

‘The Last One To Leave The Party’ is full of softly spoken words of slight melancholy with a sexy pop punk vibe. It’s hard to believe they only have 180 followers on Soundcloud.

The impressive eleven track album, ‘Gold Confetti’, was released on 24 June 2014 via Bleed 101. Purchase it here.

UK Tour Dates 2014
23 August 2014  VICTORIOUS FESTIVAL – Portsmouth, UK
30 August 2014  LODESTAR FESTIVAL – Cambridge, UK

Sounds like: Passion Pit, Smallpools, Hello Goodbye, Holy Ghost!, Pistol Shrimp, Crystal Fighters, Noosa, Ghost Beach, Viceroy

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Fenech-Soler – Last Forever Acoustic Session for Balcony TV [Premiere]



The Kings-Cliffe boys, Fenech-Soler, unveil the video for their acoustic Balcony TV performance of ‘Last Forever’, set in the beautiful Hollywood Hills.

The stripped back version of ‘Last Forever’ (taken from their incredible album ‘Rituals’) showcases the raw talent of Fenech-Soler, as well as revealing a softer side of the band.

The special edition of ‘Rituals’ is available for pre-order in North America via iTunes and includes four tracks that you will receive instantly when you pre-order.

To watch more like the above, visit Balcony TV.

Sounds like: Bag Raiders, Ou Est Le Swimming Pool, Friendly Fires, Delphic, The Chain Gang of 1974, The Naked and Famous, H A R T E B E E S T, The Jezabels, The Knocks, NONONO, Duologue, Tourist, Bastille

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