Monthly Archives: April 2010

Delorean at Echoplex – Photo Gallery Review

Have you heard of Delorean? You should if you know what’s good for you. They’re the hottest thing out of Spain (next to their fine women). With a fun jam of dance beats and indie pop, these guys remind me a bit of Passion Pit, but less happy-go-lucky-candy-poppy if you know what I mean. They’re […]

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Sia Releases Free Diplo Remix MP3 for “Clap Your Hands”!

Awe, yeeeeah! Here’s another dance floor banger sure to bring the sexy out in the club. All you raver/club kids will love Sia’s new Diplo remix of “Clap Your Hands.” It’s kind of trippy full of hypnotic trance beats and makes me feel like I’m 16 again back at the first Electric Daisy Carnival. Stream […]

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Hot Hot Heat Announce June Residency at the Bootleg Theater

I remember getting all butt-hurt when Hot Hot Heat announced their May Brooklyn residency at Public Assembly. Well now LA gets in on the Heat! Their new album “Future Breeds” is set for release June 8, 2010 via Danger Bird Records. But in the mean time, if you’re in BK or LA, be sure to […]

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Coachella 2010 Photo Gallery Part 2: The Drunky Girls and Boys of Coachella

More Cochella fun! This one involves a lot of drunken Saturday shennanigans. And maybe a lil “magical” ones too! Be sure to check out our other photo gallery, Coachella 2010 Photo Gallery Part 1: The Lovely Girls and Boys of Coachella. Photos: Jen Chen Click on thumbnails to go big!

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Bachelorette at the Echoplex – Photo Gallery Review

The Kiwis continue to make their mark on the indie pop map, thus making bands such as The Ruby Suns and Bachelorette a sought out attraction in this popular genre. The one-woman beat and psychedelic sound maker, Annabel Alpers (aka Bachelorette), who can also write and sing lyrics that will put you in an extraordinary […]

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The Ruby Suns at The Echo – Photo Gallery

The Ruby Suns brought that sweet and spunky New Zealand indie pop to the Echo on April 14th performing with Toro Y Moi and Pepper Rabbit. It was a lush dreamworld of ambient pop sounds, exotic percussion and melodic vocals that the crowd just ate right up. Check out the photos below! Words: Sandy B. […]

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Toro Y Moi at the Echo – Show Review and Photo Gallery

Check out the photos from the Columbian-bred one-man-band, Toro Y Moi (aka Chaz Bundick)! This man can make some sexy, sultry, chillbeats—it’s like chillsoup for the soul, oh so delicious. He put on the sexy mode full blast at the Echo on April 14, playing with Pepper Rabbit and The Ruby Suns. Toro Y Moi […]

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“Happy Birthday” by Happy Birthday – Album Review

Photo: A. Banks Dirty, distorted and nasal aren’t exactly flattering descriptive adjectives (you remember adjectives from “Mad Libs” right?), but Vermont’s Happy Birthday cling to these adjectives and for the most part, make ‘em work and make ‘em sunnier. The self-titled album is the first for the Sub Pop signed trio with an indie mix […]

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Pepper Rabbit at The Echo – Show Review and Photo Gallery

Silverlake’s up-and-coming experimental pop duo, Pepper Rabbit played a mesmerizing show at the Echo this past April 14, 2010. With a sweet medley of enchanting instruments from woodwinds to various guitars and keys, Pepper Rabbit creates a luscious sound that you just can’t help but feel warm and tingly when listening to. The boys remind […]

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Coachella 2010 Photo Gallery Part 1: The Lovely Girls and Boys of Coachella

Of course Coachella is about the music, but it’s also more than that. It’s the Hollywood of all music festivals, the crème de la crème, where hundreds of celebrities and people from all over the world come out to for an experience of a lifetime. It’s about the fashion, the drunks, the bizarre and all […]

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