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Audio: The Valley Arena

Valley ArenaThe Valley Arena are a three-piece indie rock band from Long Beach who draw their strength from the likes of Drive Like Jehu, Husker Du, and the Dismemberment Plan. It’s angular, mesmeric indie rock that skirts away from the thin veil of gloss that seems to coat most artists plying their trade under the “indie” banner these days— all of which would benefit from just being called “pop.” But I digress- The Valley Arena have a depth to them, to their music; a crunch, a complexity, a certain kind of urgency. Continue reading