Brian McConnell

Southern California born and raised. Queer, creative, lover of all things pop culture and indie. UCLA Alumni! Follow me on Twitter BruinBrian.

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Boy Genius: BeatCrave Fav

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Who would have the audacity, the sheer nerve to name their band Boy Genius? How presumptuous! Yet, with this group of fabulous misfits, the presumption and gumption equate to a name that is so dead on. Genius may be an over (and often mis-) used word, especially in the world...

Via Audio: BeatCrave Fav

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Via Audio: BeatCrave Fav
Two years ago, Via Audio hit the music scene with a major slap of aural bliss in the form of their full-length album, Say Something.  Now, as March 9 is oh so close, yet oh so far, the world (well, at least the BeatCrave world) is excitedly waiting in anticipation for...

The Soft Pack: BeatCrave Fav

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The Soft Pack: BeatCrave Fav
The Soft Pack used to be called The Muslims but ignorance and comments of the idiotic variety forced a name change.  One thing that never changed, however, was the rooted-in-punk garage-band vibe and cleverly produced sound of these San Diego boys.  Like many indie bands, The...

Princeton: BeatCrave Fav

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Princeton: BeatCrave Fav
Their MySpace page states, "Life is celebration." With upbeat tempos, swooning guitar and lazy-dream vocals, their music is a prefect reflection of the aforementioned quote: a true celebratory sound.  Based out of Eagle Rock, California this group of young west coast wasps known as...