Articles by Dean Brandt

WATCH: Rich Brian Is Doing Well in “Kids” Video

The Vine-star-turned-rapper has more than just the attention of his native Indonesia.

Which Kid Cudi Will Be Starring in Luca Guadagnino’s New HBO Series?

In “We Are Who We Are,” a prominent role from Cudder could mean many different things.

WATCH: Weyes Blood Brought “Everyday” to “Late Night with Seth Meyers”

The Santa Monica songwriter and fervent climate change–disliker took to NBC Studios to perform the “Titanic Rising” single.

WATCH: Cuco Expresses “Feelings” in Psychedelic Video

Your favorite CR-V-wielding Angeleno also unveils dates for his North American “Para Mí” tour.

PREMIERE: Mwahaha Cool Down on “Autumn”

The Oakland trio share the second cut from their sophomore album eight years in the making.

WATCH: Jay Som Slows Things Down in “Tenderness” Video

The second preview from “Anak Ka” highlights the SoCal songwriter’s broad range of influence.

PREMIERE: Penelope Isles Get Heavy on “Cut Your Hair”

The final single from their debut LP sees the jangly Brits reach new dramatic peaks.

WATCH: Beck Gets Intimate in Stark New Black-and-White Video for “Saw Lightning (Freestyle)”

The Giovani Ribisi–directed clip is the latest promo for the songwriter’s yet-untitled forthcoming release.

PREMIERE: ackerman Inspire Improvisation in “84 Palms” Video

Jordan McAfee-Hahn’s experimental multimedia project gets interpreted by a handful of new fans.

PREMIERE: TRØN & DVD Announce New LP “Manhunt” with “Me Time” Video

The latest from brothers Norvin and Darian Van Dunk will be released September 13 via Kiam Records.

Pioneer 11 Break Down “Gravitorium” Track by Track

The soulfully extraterrestrial psych duo talk us through their colorful new LP.

PREMIERE: Ram Dass Teams Up with The Mynabirds’ Laura Bird on “SouLand”

The spiritual guru and LA songwriter join forces on a cut from Dass’ third EP with East Forest.

PREMIERE: Baggage Announce “Life in Misophonia” with “Misophonia” Video

You can expect the Flint pop-punk outfit’s debut LP on August 2.

WATCH: Surf Curse Announces “Heaven Surrounds You” with “Disco” Video

The LA-based surf rock duo will return with their third album, to be released September 13 via Danger Collective Records.

Naia Izumi Gets Caught Up in “Our Gravity” in Original Tracks Video

In his second Original Tracks video, the LA-based songwriter and guitarist enjoys a lazy morning.

PREMIERE: BRONCHO Face a Strange Encounter in “All Choked Up” Video

Before hitting the road with Methyl Ethel, the Oklahoman garage rockers give the “Bad Behavior” opener a video treatment.

PLAYLIST: Dumb Introduce Their International DIY Buds

Braving the limitless content jungle, the Vancouver rockers list their fav tracks released over the past two years.

PREMIERE: DOOMSQUAD Take a Trip to the Desert in “Let It Go” Video

The “Let Yourself Be Seen” track gets the Instagram story treatment.


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