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Jun 03, 2022

Erica Dawn Lyle and Vice Cooler have shared a video for a new collaboration with L.A.-based teenage punk band The Linda Lindas and Kathi Wilcox of Bikini Kill, “Lost in Thought.” It is featured on Lyle and Cooler’s new benefit compilation album, LAND TRUST: Benefit for NEPOC, which is out today. More

May 03, 2022

L.A.-based teenage punk band The Linda Lindas released their debut album, Growing Up, last month via Epitaph (stream it here). Last night they were the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where they gave a spirited performance of the album’s “Oh!” With drummer Mila de la Garza being only 11, that makes her the youngest musical performer ever on The Tonight Show. The band have also announced some new tour dates, including shows with Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Japanese Breakfast, as well as some festival dates. More

May 02, 2022

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announced N.Y. and L.A. tour dates in their upcoming string of live performances. Their October 1 performance at N.Y.C.’s Forest Hills Stadium will feature The Linda Lindas and a yet-to-be-announced supporting act. Their October 6 performance at Hollywood Bowl in LA will also feature The Linda Lindas in addition to Japanese Breakfast. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. local time. More

Apr 08, 2022

L.A.-based punk band The Linda Lindas have released their debut album, Growing Up, today via Epitaph. Now that it’s out you can stream the whole thing here. Also, on Tuesday we posted our new interview with the band on the album. More

Mar 02, 2022

L.A.-based punk band The Linda Lindas have shared a video for their new single “Talking to Myself.” It is the latest single release from their forthcoming debut album, Growing Up, which will be out on April 8 via Epitaph. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Kamasi Washington, My Idea, and More

Plus SASAMI, Lucy Dacus, Röyksopp, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 04, 2022

Welcome to the fifth Songs of the Week of 2022. This week saw the start of the Winter Olympics in China, Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter on Groundhog Day, the U.S. military took out the head of ISIS, and tensions continued between Russia and the Ukraine. More

Feb 03, 2022

L.A.-based punk band The Linda Lindas have announced the release of their debut album, Growing Up, which will be out on April 8 via Epitaph. The band have also shared a video for the album’s title track, and performed it last night on The Late Late Show with James Corden. More



Interviews

The Linda Lindas on Their Debut Album “Growing Up”

Music as a Conduit for Change and Catharsis

Apr 05, 2022

Everything might actually turn out okay. It’s a reckless thought nowadays, but more than anything else, The Linda Lindas give me hope for the future. Through its youthful, ebullient punk rock songs, the Los Angeles quartet of teens and tweens harness the enthusiasm of a heretofore voiceless generation that’s unable to vote and has spent the last two years locked inside away from friends. By singing about the things closest to home—cats, sure, but also personal experiences of racism and sexism, mental health, and growing up in lockdown—The Linda Lindas make striking comments about society. Their songs have the power to engender revolution, if not make us punch our fists in the air and feel alive again. More