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California Sounds: New music from Zack de la Rocha, Kim Gordon and M. Geddes Gengras exudes beauty and grit

California Sounds: New music from Zack de la Rocha, Kim Gordon and M. Geddes Gengras exudes beauty and grit

The wellspring of music rising from Southern California is a continual source of wonder, one that hasn't stopped flowing since its settlements became cities. In contemporary California, so much recorded music now gushes to the surface that it’s a struggle to keep up, let alone try to remain informed on the volume of classic music being resurrected through reissues and streaming-service deep dives.

Which is one reason why, now more than ever, a dedicated, ongoing record of Southern California's most exciting music is necessary. As a means of keeping track of the hundreds of hours of recordings released on various platforms during any given week,...

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