[LIVE] Y Luv @ The Roxy, Hollywood, CA – 6/23/12

♫ Y Luv – Earthquakes

Hey remember when you read an article about Guns N Roses or some other big 80s Hollywood band and they talked about how the LA scene revolved around The Roxy? Yeah that aint true anymore. Epic rockers Y Luv were invited to play a KROQ locals only show there on Saturday night and besides their awkward set time of 8:30, they were rushed with a 10 minute set up time. Not ideal. However they obviously killed it, rocking some new faces and pleasing some old ones. A couple new tracks debuted and I’m stoked to hear them recorded. Oh, and did I mention that bands should not play The Roxy in LA? And can someone please buy me a new concert camera already? I’m sick of looking at my crap iPhone pictures.

[REMIX] Y Luv – “Never Touch The Ground (Gazzo Remix)” & “All Night (Zhu remix)”

i know that we’re getting older, what else can we do?

♫ Y Luv – Never Touch The Ground (Gazzo Remix)

LA legends in the making Y Luv just got a fresh coat of pulsating strobe paint on EP highlight “Never Touch The Ground” thanks to Gazzo. Drop it at your next party as an excuse to get more fools listening to Y Luv! Grab more Gazzo gold at his Soundcloud while you are at it!

The Best SONGS of 2011 – Pt. 2 (July-Dec)

Songs are pretty amazing things. It’s magical that such a small thing can be so powerful. In the blink of an eye a song can make you smile, dance, cry, think, laugh, etc. These are the ones that did all those things for me the second half of 2011.  Read more

The 10 Best EPs of 2011

The little bird in the artwork above may be a nod to the smaller nature of the EP but don’t think for a second that these mini-albums aren’t serious beasts. This is some Read more

[MP3/LIVE] Y LUV – “Keep It Rollin” + Live at Silverlake Lounge 12/7/2011

so here we are, me and myself now

♫ Y LUV – Keep It Rollin

One of the year’s best EPs was just followed up with this fantastic track. “Keep It Rollin” is a bit of a slow-burner as churns along with signature Y LUV momentum, vocals soaring high and wide as guitars noodle underneath and my brain softens with joy. The band released another jam earlier this month called “Earthquakes” which you can grab for free at their Bandcamp. The sweetness continues.

LA’s Y LUV are not getting nearly the attention they deserve and that was very apparent at their criminally under-attended show tonight at Silverlake Lounge. The guys ripped the house down, blasting through airtight renditions of all the jams on the How Chill Can You Let Go EP. They are clearly talented musicians who definitely deliver a show worth catching. I can easily see these guys working a crowd into a frenzy of jumping and singing along.  Damn Wednesdays.

Artist links: Facebook / Bandcamp / Amazon

Remix Roundup Vol. 48 – 7.22.2011 [CSS, Theophilus London, Yelle, Wolf Gang and more…]

We,Joel and Scott, welcome you back.  This time we bring you Remix Roundup Vol. 48.  Damn, that’s a lot.  We can’t believe we’re almost at 50.  Time flies…, too fast these days.  On that note, its time to play a little catch up.

Below we have a mix of mostly new, but some tunes we just missed out on.  Hope you’re hungry, because this is going to take you up a waste size.  Be smart though…  No dancing for at least thirty minutes after ingesting this madness.

Get Nurdy!

For more jams or by any of these artists use the ‘tags’ links at the bottom of the post!  Follow @JoelAlbers on Twitter for updates on remixes, dubstep and all things Nurdy.

♫ CSS – Hit’s Me Like A Rock (Dillon Francis Remix)

♫ Mighty Mouse – Between the Pavement and the Stars (Edwin Van Cleef Remix)

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[EP] Y Luv – HOW CHILL CAN YOU LET GO (w/ “All Night”)

oh it feels like you, oh i wait for you

♫ Y Luv – All Night

Just press play on this one. It’s one of those jams that will get a lot of mileage with me because while it is super funky and offbeat it still has that kind of universal appeal that means it can work on a mixtape for my aunt. It’s epic and intimate and dance-y and rock-y and hot damn I cant stop jamming it. The fresh-on-the-scene Y Luv have misleadingly titled EP called How Chill Can You Let Go which along with the album art makes me think chillwave, which these jams are anything but. This is rock-wave, or stadium-wave, or wave-wave or something. “Never Touch The Ground,” for example, is cat-nip for the fist-pumpin while singing at the sky dude inside me. Oh yeah, and the EP is free. Stream/download it after the jump.

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