Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.


New Music Friday - True Story Edition: Bat For Lashes, Common, 1990s, Culver City Dub Collective, G. Love, Shivaree, Josh Rouse

Before you
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

Ever read the Shel Silverstein poem, True Story? That's why New Music Tuesday is on a Friday. Go forth into your weekends, and rock.

Bat for Lashes - Fur & Gold (Caroline)
Common - Finding Forever (Geffen)
Josh Rouse - Country Mouse City House (Bedroom Classics)
Culver City Dub Collective - Dos (Everloving)
1990s - Cookies (Rough Trade)
Dr. Hook - Greatest Hooks (Capitol/EMI)
G. Love & Special Sauce - A Year and a Night with G. Love and Special Sauce (Brushfire)
Yo-Yo Ma - New Impossibilities (Sony Classical)
Elvis Presley - Elvis: Viva Las Vegas (SONY/BMG)
Shivaree - Tainted Love: Mating Calls & Fight Songs (Zoe)
Z-Trip - All Pro [EXPLICIT LYRICS] (Decon Inc)
The Raspberries - Live on Sunset Strip (Deluxe Version) [LIVE] (Rykodisc)
Various Artists - Real Life Permanent Dreams: A Cornucopia of British Psychedlia 1965-1970 (Castle)
Various Artists - Putumayo Presents: Americana (Putumayo)

Or maybe you'd prefer what's behind door #2...

Support for LAist comes from

iTunes, AllMusic, CMJ, New Music Tipsheet, Billboard, WXPN, Metacritic, Amazon, Smart Punk, Amoeba Music