Rain City Ambience

Seattle-based Northwest music source established in 2005
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    1. Gallery : Joyce Manor, Girlpool, and Dogbreth At Neumos 10/28

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      Kyle and I have been at Neumos quite a bit lately, and the latest was for Torrance punk powerhouse Joyce Manor. With Girlpool and Dogbreth supporting, Neumos had a packed house of fans new and old alike.

    2. Gallery : Capsize And Hotel Books At El Corazon 4/20

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      Last Monday, Kyle and I hit up El Corazon for the first time in a while to cover some fantastic bands. While Defeater and Counterparts were the major names on the tour bill, California bands Capsize and Hotel Books were the big reasons I wanted to go.

    3. Interview : WASI Interview

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      WASI is an eclectic pop/rock/punk outfit from California. They combine acts like Tegan and Sara with angst filled punk anthems to create a happy dance genre they define as ‘Riot Pop.’ They just recently released a music video for their song ‘And The World.’ The group is also very fun to talk to, and I was lucky enough to catch a few words with them. Read the interview below.

    4. News : Stream Joyce Manor’s New Album ‘Never Hungover Again’ On NPR!

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      Amazing. California punk wunderkinds Joyce Manor have their new album Never Hungover Again up for streaming on NPR. NPR!! Clocking in at just shy of 20 minutes, it’s a perfect listen for your lunch break.

    5. News : The Sheds, LTDISMB, Rat Path, Singled Out, etc. Benefit Show At The Vera Project 6/27

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      On June 27th, California breakout band The Sheds will headline a benefit concert at the Vera Project with Lo There Do I See My Brother, Rat Path, Singled Out, Motion, Unjust, Lawrence, No Sun, Sights, and Brittany Morgan Hay. The show is raising funds to help Tommy Sowell, who was recently injured, and at a staggering $5, it’s an easy choice to show up. That’s less than $1 per band! More information is available on Facebook.

    6. News : Stream Linkin Park’s New Song ‘Until It’s Gone’

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      Linkin Park put up a new lyric video for Until It’s Gone. Watch, and catch Linkin Park on the Carnivores Tour this summer with 30 Seconds To Mars at the Gorge 9/13!

    7. News : Stream Seahaven’s ‘Reverie Lagoon: Music For Escapism Only’ In Entirety

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      Torrance knockouts Seahaven put their entire new album up for streaming right now on Noisey! ‘Reverie Lagoon: Music For Escapism Only’ is the latest in a line of excellent releases out of this incredible California quartet. Stream it now, or purchase a digital copy four days before the official release 3/25 on Bandcamp!

    8. News : Support Matt Wilson (SYG) In Starting Calaveras Records On Kickstarter

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      Set Your Goals co-frontman Matt Wilson is celebrating the band’s 10-year anniversary with a Kickstarter campaign for their own record label, Calaveras. Wilson has set up an ambitious 2-week funding schedule to reissue the band’s decade EP ‘Reset’ on vinyl as the label’s first release, and is looking to fans for help. Hit up the Kickstarter campaign, which is a bit more than halfway funded with a week to go, and visit the Set Your Goals Facebook page for more band news.

    9. News : Inbox Crawl, Friday Edition

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      With 2014 solidly in progress, let’s take a look at some of the cool stuff coming out this week!

    10. News : Of Mice & Men Announce New Record ‘Restoring Force’ 1/28

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      Costa Mesa heavyweights Of Mice & Men have announced their third full length, ‘Restoring Force’, scheduled for a 1/28 US release date on Rise Records. Preorders and more on the new album are all on the Of Mice & Men website.