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Atlas And The Anchor: Afternoons “Say Yes” (Track Feature)

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Afternoons – “Say Yes” – The L.A.-based indie-pop 6-piece released their long-awaited debut album, Say Yes, this week via eenie meenie Records. The album was produced by Aaron Espinoza of Earlimart who captured their infectious, danceable and arena-worthy synth-driven sound that recalls Fun. along with their penchant for sunny, sing-along melodies that bring to mind […]

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FMQB: Afternoons (Buzz Band Feature)

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There’s a bit of a convoluted back story to Afternoons involving a Silverlake, CA band called Irving, which split to form Sea Wolf and Afternoons, who then became Shadow Shadow Shade. The former you’ve probably heard of and the latter, not so much. Well, Shadow Shadow Shade doesn’t exist anymore, but its members reformed again as Afternoons which brings us to […]

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Absolute Punk: Afternoons “Say Yes” Album Review (8/10)

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When done well, synth-laden indie-pop can be magnetic, transformative and utterly indelible. Case in point, Say Yes, the latest release from Afternoons. The LA-based six piece comprised of former members of venerable LA indie darlings Irving have crafted an album that is equal parts psych-pop, dream-pop and everything in between. Written over a period of […]

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Buzz Bands LA write up on Goldenboy

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Kevin Bronson of Buzz Bands LA recently wrote this little snippet on Goldenboy: Goldenboy mastermind Shon Sullivan stretches out on “Sleepwalker,” his third album (out this month) for L.A. based Eenie Meenie Records. The former sideman for Elliott Smith, Eels and the Rentals has always been stronger as a songwriter than a vocalist, and his […]

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Verbicide reviews Goldenboy’s “sleepwalker” album

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Here’s a short and sweet review of Goldenboy’s “sleepwalker” from Verbicide Magazine. Shon Sullivan began writing the first Goldenboy album while he was on tour playing for Elliott Smith almost 10 years ago. Smith actually coined “Goldenboy” as a nickname for Sullivan. Since then, Goldenboy’s added some full-time members, but the singer-songwriter feel still lingers […]

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