Headed by pro surfer Alex Knost, this Costa Mesa, CA quartet is doling out a dose of pop music drenched in fresh air and sea-spray. Riding the wave of their new release of their self titled debut LP, Japanese Motors’ surf friendly rock is reminiscent of a less pretentious music scene.
While he doesn’t possess the strongest flow, Tha Pumpsta certainly proves that he lacks nothing in beats n’ bang. The beats are kept interesting with a range of unique and retro sounds, and with tracks like 1987, The Pumpsta will be a must at hipster bashes around the country.
Eagle and Talon:
With the end of an eight year era of errors hopefully around the corner, EAT uses their unique rhythms and palatable vocals to swing the vote in their new “election song” Georgia. While we will have to wait until November 4 to see the political impact, we certainly don’t need a presidential election to take notice of this LA girl duo.