Imaad Wasif has a reputation for intense live shows, which have earned the Coachella Valley-raised musician opening slots for Neko Case and The Raconteurs. The indie label IAMSOUND has set its sights on emerging local talent by releasing a series of limited edition 7-inch records they call The LA Collection. This month, we help showcase their latest single with a brand new track by Imaad Wasif as Today's Top Tune, "It's Ecstasy."
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