Tag Archives: Doo-Wop

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Nick Waterhouse and Leon Bridges team up for playful new song “Katchi”

It’s nearly impossible to be a fan of Nick Waterhouse without being a fan of Leon Bridges. With the two known for their smooth throwback sound full of those sweet doo-wop vibes, it’s no wonder the delightful crooners have team up for a duet. Just a couple days ago Waterhouse shared his new track “Katchi.” […]

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Mayer Hawthorne Revue gives ultimate hat-trick performance at Teragram Ballroom

This last Tuesday night, the wonderfully talented and diverse, Mayer Hawthorne, wrapped up his two-night, “Mayer Hawthorne Revue” at the Teragram Ballroom. Having never seen Mayer Hawthorne perform live, I knew I was in for a good night, but I was unprepared for how blown away I was. The Mayer Hawthorne Revue featured three of […]

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A dapper Leon Bridges takes Fonda Theatre on a sonic trip through time

When I was a kid, I bought a CD called Billboard Top Hits: 1961. It was a compilation album that featured songs like Ben E. King’s “Stand by Me,” Dion’s “Runaround Sue,” and “Blue Moon” by The Marcels. I wore through my copy of that album by playing it so many times. Though doo-wop and […]

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Watch King Khan & BBQ Show’s new video for “Illuminations”

Don’t worry, nobody slipped a drop of acid into your afternoon coffee, its just King Khan & BBQ Show’s new video for “Illuminations.” All those bug-eyed, Steve Buscemi-looking puppets and voluptuous go-go-dancers are for reals, yo! The dirty doo-wop tune of “Illuminations” will keep you bopping along to the catchy hook, while the video will […]

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King Khan & BBQ Show drip a rock ‘n’ roll sex sauce all over the El Rey Theatre

UPDATE: There are no photos of BBQ (Mark Sultan) because our photographer nearly got trampled to death after being pulled by her hair into the pit, chunks flying out and just about had her camera broken. She bailed asap! There was surprisingly no photo pit at this show.  Arish Ahmad Khan (King Khan) is one of the […]

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Hot Band Alert: Michael Rey and The Woebegones

Based out of Fontana (aka Fontucky), Michael Rey and The Woebegones are a delicious blast-to-the-past. Blending the timeless blues sounds of the Mississippi delta with some sweet lo-fi doo-wop, Michael Rey and The Woebegones have a raw classic sound that buzzes with a modern style and edge making them a sweet addition to today’s line-up […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to the Growlers, Allah Las and TRMRS at the Echo – Dec. 30, 2011

The Growlers at Make Music Pasadena – Photo: Monique Hernandez New Year’s eve is just around the corner, but why not start the party early with some of L.A.’s and Orange County’s finest indie rockers. Win tickets to the Growlers, Allah Las and TRMRS on Friday, Dec. 30 at the Echo! All three bands bring it, […]

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Spectrals – Bad Penny – Album Review

At first glance Louise Jones, aka Spectrals is a brassy-looking ginger who looks like he was plucked straight out of a J.K.Rowling story. His full baby face is soft and pubescent, and charming in a disarmingly fresh way. Equally enchanting and surprisingly romantic his debut full-length, Bad Penny — released on Slumberland Records is bewitching to say the […]

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