New Bands: California King, A Race of Angels, Mad Man Films

I just decided to start a new category called "New Bands".  They’re not necessarily brand new bands, just new to me.  Truthfully, there are, quite literally, more bands than you can shake a stick at.  So as I hear things that I like, I’ll give you a heads-up and you can check them out and decide for yourself whether or not you like them.

This first list includes:

  • California King: They’re actually out of Brooklyn.  Driving psychedelic rock.
  • Mad Man Films: The lead singer of this intense and groovy Massachusetts trio reminds me of a black Bruce Campbell from Army of Darkness.  "Surgery" is dope.
  • A Race of Angels: Oozy electronic LA soul provides the frame for a voice that at times makes me think of a deeper-voiced Maxwell

Know of a band that should be on the list?  Send me a link at rafields [at] gmail [dot] com.

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