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Premiere: Hanni El Khatib Channels RZA And Iggy Pop On Grimy New Single "Moonlight"

L.A.'s rock 'n' roll purist is leaving the garage.

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You remember Hanni El Khatib, the L.A. garage rock rebel behind stylized and visceral tracks like "Family" and "You Rascal You."

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He's back with a new album, Moonlight, that promises to take his stripped-down, vintage rock 'n' roll in adventurous new directions. Listen to the title track and lead single below — a psychedelic, loop-heavy number built over an ominous guitar break.

El-Khatib says the track is equal parts RZA, Iggy Pop, and Tom Waits and, honestly, we have to agree.

Moonlight is out Jan. 20, 2015. Pre-order it here.

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