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Cherry Glazerr at Teragram Ballroom -- Photo: Will Tee Yang
Photos: Cherry Glazerr, Slow Hollows and Jerry Paper at Teragram Ballroom

Yet another band we’ve seen grow immensely since their high school days, the young spitfires of Cherry Glazerr brought their rock show to the Teragram Ballroom this past Thursday night, and per usual, they did not disappoint. The band just released their new album Apocalipstick on January 20th via Secretly Canadian. Full of guitar heavy […]

Well Hung Heart at Redwood Ba
The Two Tens and Well Hung Heart show how it’s done at Redwood Bar

The Ramones-esque duo of guitarist Adam Bones and drummer Rikki Watson, known as The Two Tens, have justifiably accumulated quite an army of fans in the few years they have been playing Los Angeles. Fresh from a European tour and celebrating a new 45″ and video for “Keeping Hope Alive” they melted brains at the […]

Lauren Ruth Ward at The Hi Hat
Lauren Ruth Ward’s leads a fierce Galentine’s Day Celebration at The Hi Hat with Emily Gold and Liphemra

The women at Play Like A Girl’s special Galentine’s Day event at the Hi Hat this past Sunday all outdid themselves. The venue was outfitted with feminists and their art, including signs that were preserved from the Women’s March a few weeks ago that proclaimed “My Body My Choice,” “My Name Is: NASTY,” and of […]

Holy Wars at The Echoplex -- Photo: Wes Marsala
New LA acts Kolars and Holy Wars deliver most impressive sets at Echoplex 

Smoke Season, Kolars and Holy Wars give A+ performances at Echoplex   Last week at The Echoplex and presented by Play Like A Girl, Smoke Season headlined an evening of music that was supported by two sizzling acts. While we’ve covered Smoke Season’s compelling performance in the past, this was our first time catching newbies […]

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Murder City Devils whip fans into frenzy at Teragram Ballroom

The Murder City Devils packed The Teragram Ballroom Friday night with a hoard of rowdy fans ready to release their demons. Murder City Devils has developed a loyal following over their 20-year (how can it be that long?) career and Spencer Moody, still whips his fans into a frenzy with his three sheets to the […]

Austra at El Rey Theatre -- Photo: Andrew Gomez
Austra delivers compelling performance with new album Future Politics at El Rey

Four piece synth-pop group, Austra delivered a vibrant performance last week at the El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles. Led by the enchanting vocalist, Katie Stelmanis, the fierce frontwoman showcased her political art through her new album Future Politics and transported us to what felt like an underground nightclub. Stelmanis’ vocals were powerful, dynamic and were the perfect compliment […]

Adam Ant at Fonda Theatre -- Photo: ZB Images
Adam Ant celebrates Kings of the Wild Frontier with extraordinary performance at Fonda Theatre

Adam Ant, the legendary lead singer of post-punk group Adam and the Ants gleamed this past Thursday at the Fonda Theatre Hollywood! The pop icon touring in celebration of the 35th anniversary of his landmark Kings of the Wild Frontier album, lit up the Fonda as though he were in his prime.  Adam Ant’s 1980 release Kings Of The […]

Ty Segall at Teragram Ballroom - Photo: ZB Images
Ty Segall thrashes final night of Teragram Ballroom hat-trick

Ty Segall and his band of heathens performed three sold-out nights at the Teragram Ballroom and it was magnificent! Performing in support of his highly anticipated new self-titled album — released January 27 via Drag City — Segall and company gave fans an unforgettable performance. If you ain’t never been to a Ty Segall show, do yourself a favor and […]

Pinback at the Echoplex -- Photo: Danielle Gornbein
Pinback make nostalgic return with sold-out gig at the Echoplex

San Diego indie rock staples, Pinback played a solid show at the Echoplex Thursday night. Thursday was night one of two sold-out gigs. Having not toured in five years, these guys knew their presence would cause a 90’s-00’s throwback of sorts. Starting the evening off were Vertical Scratchers. These goofs took the stage with confidence […]

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Run The Jewels at Shrine Expo Hall, Los Angeles
Unstoppable superduo Run the Jewels wreak havoc at the Shrine

Run The Jewels Spit Political Truths at Shrine with Guests Zach de la Rocha, Travis Barker, Boots Monstrous. Larger than life. Titanic bordering on the mythical. Hip-hop duo Run the Jewels have done in two years what most rappers hope to achieve in a lifetime: since their self-titled debut in 2014, they’ve managed to gain […]

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Fenech Soler
Fenech-Soler bring the glitz and glam to Bootleg Theater debut

Drawing on an eclectic array of inspirations, which include Michael Jackson’s Dangerous, electro-funk band Fenech-Soler made their Los Angeles debut to a packed Bootleg Theater and baptized the crowd in the shimmering grandiose of their synth-drenched tunes. Comprised of brothers Ben (vocals) and Ross Duffy (guitar), as well as Daniel Soler (bass) and Andrew Lindsay (drums), […]

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Devendra Banhart, Farah Sosa
Devendra Banhart spices up The Mayan after sharing some political commentary

When going to a Devendra Banhart show I am always conflicted between closing my eyes and drifting away with his fine lyricism and lovely sounds, or if to keep them open and take it all in as one of those “you had to be there” experiences. The Mayan Theatre was the epicenter of a fantastic Tuesday […]

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TheWildReeds, Farah Sosa
Photos: GIRLSCHOOL 2017 grows bigger, stronger and badass-er

For three consecutive days across three different stages, the Bootleg Theater was the epicenter for a spectacular array of live music hosted by GIRLSCHOOL — a volunteer network of women defining space for women in music. The event was filled with educational panel discussions and empowering performances. The topics went from business to sound training, and the roles […]

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Shy Girls at Teragram Ballroom
Shy Girls enchants Teragram Ballroom with his moody soundtrack

In an interview earlier this month, Dan Vidmar, the man behind Shy Girls, emphasized the importance of creating a certain level intimacy at every one of his concerts. The confines of the Teragram Ballroom might not be the hardest venue to conjure up such atmospherics, but the attempt was not lost on the crowd that […]

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