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Backlit with vibrant silhouettes, Alt-J transform the Greek Theatre into an atmospheric bubble of pleasure

There’s been a lot of hype around Alt-J since their 2012 debut An Awesome Wave. The album won them the UK’s coveted Mercury prize and have been touted as creative pioneers in a music industry bogged down by the same-same cookie cutter sound. So with the release of their sophomore album, This is All Yours, in […]

Spoon deliver brilliant performance at Hollywood Forever despite strict curfew

When most band’s go on a record release tour, they often perform their entire new album. Sometimes it’s song-after-song, and other times it’s mixed in with a few classics. This past Friday at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Spoon treated fans to a performance especially tailored for longtime fans. The iconic indie band had just released […]

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Kishi Bashi delivers a marvelous avant-pop serenade at Fonda Theatre

This past Friday at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, Kishi Bashi’s serenaded the crowd with a most lively and beautiful performance of songs from his new album, Lighght off Joyful Noise Recordings. Mesmerizing the crowd with his violin-focused avant-pop songs, Kishi Bashi exuded a kaleidoscopic of sound with his lively show. Were you there? Check out […]

The Strypes shake, rattle and roll the El Rey Theatre

Their 18 and under, from Ireland and they play rock ‘n’ roll better than most bands ever will in their lifetime. The Strypes played the El Rey Theatre this past Monday and it was everything we had expected and much more. First off, let me mention that the El Rey was packed with Dad shoes […]

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Phantogram celebrate new album with a magnificent sold out performance at Hollywood Palladium

In celebration of their incredible new album,Voices, Phantogram performed to a sold-out audience this past Saturday at the Hollywood Palladium. The New York duo seamlessly create a gorgeous blend of organic sounds with chopped rhythms and electric guitars that can powerfully fill any space. And that’s exactly what they did on this explosive evening of synth-pop pleasure. Josh Carter and […]

Kiev with Public Service Broadcasting at The Bootleg- Photos Review- 2/19/2014

Were you at the Bootleg Theater for Kiev’s Falling Bough Wisdom Teeth record release show ? With gorgeous mind-bending visuals by Brother Brian, Kiev delivered an intense performance full of compelling indie rock whisked with hypnotic tones of psychedelia. It was truly a blissful performance that got the best of all your senses. Packing up […]

Photos: Dawes, Nick Waterhouse, and others rock the Echoplex for a good cause

Dawes This past Saturday night at the Echoplex, a variety of mostly L.A. based musicians turned up in support of fellow musician Richard Gowen in an effort to raise money for mounting hospital bills. Those that showed up at the posted doors time saw more than six hours of live music for $20, as good […]

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Win tickets to Dawes, Nick Waterhouse, Allah-Las & more at the Echoplex

This Saturday, Jan. 11 the Echoplex will host a bunch of great bands for “We All Join Hands” A benefit for Richard Gowen. The evening’s line-up will feature performances from Dawes, Nick Waterhouse, Allah-Las, Pink Mountaintops, Neal Casal, The Tyde, Robert Francis, Pearl Charles & The Pipes Canyon Band, plus some very special surprise guests. […]

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Watch Wymond Miles’ New Music Video for “Night Drives”

Wymond Miles is going on tour today with Crocodiles in support of his amazing new album, Cut Yourself Free which was released on Sacred Bones this past Oct. 15. If you have yet to listen to the album, we highly suggest you cop it here. To celebrate his tour, Wymond Miles has released a new […]

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Just Announced: Joyce Manor at the Echoplex – Dec. 14

Joyce Manor are comin’ up! The South Bay (Los Angeles) punks just shredded an opening set for Desaparecidos (feat. Conor Oberst) this past Monday at the Fonda, now the band will headline the Echoplex on Saturday, Dec. 14. Opening up for Joyce Manor are Paint It Black, Hesitation Wounds, Here Between You Me, DJ Tuna. […]

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Just Announced: David Crosby at the Troubadour this February!

It’s been 20 years since we’ve heard some new music from David Crosby, and now he’s back with a new album and new shows. The legendary singer-songwriter and social justice activist David Crosby is a two time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, inducted as a member of both the iconic folk-rock band The Byrds […]

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Photos & Review of Festival Supreme at Santa Monica Pier!

Comedy and music festival extravaganza Festival Supreme at the Santa Monica Pier read like a who’s-who of today’s comedy scene, featuring performances on three different stages by Tenacious D, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Zach Galifinakis, Sarah Silverman, Tim & Eric, Adam Sandler, Tig Notaro, Demetri Martin, Garfunkel & Oates, Neil Hamburger, Patton Oswalt, and Eric Idle, just […]

Just Announced: Small Pools at the Troubadour — Dec. 13

  If you love those pop-soaked indie bands such as Passion Pit, Foster The People and Fun — chances are you’ll love Small Pools. From Los Angeles, Small Pools play vibrant songs full of catchy synths and hooks you just want to jump around and sing-along to. They’re definitely feel-good pop music and we’re sure […]

Los Straitjackets at The Echoplex – Photos Review – September 13, 2012

On September 13, The Echoplex was hyped on rock and roll, Surf Rock however you wanna call it with Los Straitjackets.  This band has been skillfully hitting stages  with his luchador masks, chopped Spanish and mad guitar skills (really really sick!) entertaining all kinds of audiences.  Big Sandy and his Fly Rite Boys brought in an outstanding […]

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