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Get Weird: La Luz, Royal Headache and Boxed In on tonight’s Indie Rock Hit Parade!

La Luz | Photo by Andrew Imanaka
La Luz | Photo by Andrew Imanaka

Tonight’s Indie Rock Hit Parade comes at the tail end of your host’s birthday! That’s right, it’s my birthday and I would like nothing more than for you to join me at 11pm tonight for a full two-hour edition of the Hit Parade. I’ve always loved having a summer birthday, and we’ll get some major summer action tonight as we spotlight the new album from Seattle’s La Luz! The Ty Segall-produced Weirdo Shrine is a terrific late-summer release, and we’ll hear a few tracks from it on our Weekly Album Spotlight. Also in the mix are a ton of new tracks, plus (to my knowledge) the first ever REMIX to be featured on an Indie Rock Hit Parade! Check out a few of the new tunes:

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Enter the Void with HEALTH, Potty Mouth and EL VY on the Indie Rock Hit Parade

HEALTH | Photo via NPR Music
HEALTH | Photo via NPR Music

The Indie Rock Hit Parade returns to your personal space tonight at 11pm on XPN! Tonight’s show is a two-hour doozy (and I don’t use that word lightly). We’ll get to a spotlight on Death Magic, the blistering new album from the LA-based noise rock band HEALTH, which offers some surprisingly pretty moments alongside the unrelenting dissonance. There are a ton of new tracks to get to in the mix as well, so be on the lookout for a few of these:

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