Los Angeles-based galactic dream pop artist POLARTROPICA, recently crowned LA Weekly's Best Indie Pop Band, has created a genre of ethereal synth psychedelia that you've never heard before - combining exquisite melodies, dreamlike classical string arrangements, and shimmering vocals. Following up their first US Tour and residency at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, Polartropica released their first full-length LP ‘Dreams Come True’ to sparkling reviews. With their latest singles featured in NYLON, NPR as well as landing acclaim from the likes of Billboard and LADYGUNN, among others, Polartropica is an artist on the rise not to be missed. Her upcoming single "WHAT'S YOUR FANTASY" will be releaseed on Coconut Spaceship Records on October 26th.
Westerner is an indie rock band with neo-psychedelic and synth pop flavors that has become known for their genre-bending pop sensisbility and energetic live shows. Funky beats and hypnotic melodies are applied to a showy style that can either be danced to or appreciated on a purely musical level. They've racked up over 93K followers on TikTok and spins on LA’s KCSN 88.5FM and Amazing Radio (Tobi Lynn, Jose Galvan). They currently work with world-famous mastering engineer Vlado Meller (Kanye West, Paul McCartney), and mixing engineer Jules de Gasperis (James Supercave, Low Hum). They recently released their sophomore album, Kali Yuga Kama Sutra, on Coconut Spaceship Records with a packed album release show at the world-famous School Night in Hollywood. The new album got rave reviews from Buzz Bands LA who called it "...a long strange trip through neo-psychedelic rock, spacey synth-pop and euphoric disco" and Alfitude who said they're "....one of the most interesting newcomers to emerge this month."
Little Galaxies is a band formed in Venice Beach, California by Jeanna Fournier and Amir Eshraghi. From glittering guitars to smooth tropical grooves, their sound draws influence from psych-rock, dream pop, and soul while experimenting with multi-dimensional textures to create a sonic dreamscape of their own. Joined by Andreas Sandnes on bass and Lucas Crouch on drums, their enigmatic live shows hypnotize audiences as they explore the outer limits through interstellar tones, off-the-wall theremin performances, and vocals drenched in echoes that soar through the cosmos. Songs from their latest album 'One With The Waking Sea,' released on Coconut Spaceship Records last Fall, were featured by top tastemakers including Nic Harcourt (KCSN's Fresh Squeezed Track of the Day + Spark Radio), Jose Galvan (KCRW + Amazing Radio), Brett Callwood (Music Connection's DIY Spotlight), Kevin Bronson (Buzz Bands LA + KCSN), Marina Aguerre (KXLU + The Witching Hours), and Byron Gonzalez (Latin Alt Radio).
Niantic is an indie/alternative rock band from East Los Angeles. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Ryan Trask, drummer/percussionist Chris McCartt, and guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist Alex Stensel. Highly creative and artistic in their approach with a hint of dork, Niantic’s sound provides a fresh outlook to the indie rock genre. Edgy and innovative with plenty of deep groove, Niantic’s complex song arrangements showcase their craftsmanship and musical ingenuity. Throughout the years, their emotional songwriting, cunning word play, and dynamic, theatrical performances consistently helped expand their fan base, earning them a cult-like underground following. Their latest single "Baristo" was released on Coconut Spaceship Records last Fall and their forthcoming EP is slated for release next year.