Monthly Archives: July 2010

Audiotistic Festival 2010 Photos

Audiotistic Festival 2010 went off this past Saturday, July 24, 2010 at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, Calif. With the event grounds covered in a blanket of sexy barely legal teens and your usual colorful and fuzzy raver kids, Audiotisitc went a lot smoother than last month’s unfortunate Electric Daisy Carnival. This time […]

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Stream Fucked Up’s Entire New Album “Year of the Ox”

Looks like Merge Records is giving us another kick ass album stream today. If Versus’ album stream was a lil to soft for your taste, check out hardcore rockers Fucked Up’s new album “Year of the Ox” in all its Fucked Up entirety! Their fourth album is set for a limited-edition 12-inch and digital release […]

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Stream Versus’ First Album in 10 Years: “On the Ones and Threes “

It’s been a decade since Versus has tantalized our ears with a new LP. Even after a long hiatus Versus has crafted a pretty sweet album full of that grungy indie pop sound they are know for. The tunes are still heavy yet full of bubbling harmonies. Check it our for yourself on MergeRecords.com and […]

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Sleepy Sun at Spaceland – Photos & Review

In support of their second ATP release “Fever,” San Francisco’s Sleepy Sun graced LA’s Spaceland with their echoing psychedelic blues. With a sound both wild and hazy, Sleepy Sun’s Bret Constantino and Rachel Williams will take you on a dreamy ride with their soft harmonies and lulling vocals. But don’t get too relaxed, the two […]

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Statement From Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against the Machine: Call to Boycott Arizona

Soundstrike Press Conference. Los Angeles, CA July 21, 2010 Good morning, my name is Zack de la Rocha I’m the lead singer of Rage Against the Machine. Welcome to everyone here. Friday July 23rd is a very important day for us, for a couple of reasons. One because it will be the first concert that […]

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Le Butcherettes and Vato Negro at Spaceland – Photos and Review

Curiosity, it seems, drew many to Spaceland Tuesday, July 20, 2010. What could we expect from a side project by two members of The Mars Volta, and a duo born from the ashes of The Sound of Animals Fighting? What would notorious show(wo)man Teri Gender Bender have planned for Le Butcherettes‘ west coast premiere? In […]

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Sea No Evil Art Show with Performances by Crystal Method, Matt Costa, Shepard Fairey, Michelle Rodriguez and More!

Looks like the devil’s armpit (the Inland Empire) is getting a very cool event next Saturday, July 31! The Sea No Evil Art Show will take place at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium next to the swanky Mission Inn in Riverside and will benefit the Sea Shepard Conservation Society. With a hot schedule of events featuring […]

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The New Pornographers, Imaad Wasif and The Dodos at the Music Box – Show Review & Photos

A killer lineup prevailed at the Music Box this past Monday, July 19, 2010. The evening was kicked off by Imaad Wasif accompanied by his band of equally skilled musicians. Laying down their blend of acid rock with a tinge of folk, they created an intimate environment that would be commonly found in a great […]

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Outside Lands Announces DJ Lineup and Offers Free iTunes Sampler

Photo: Alex King At last year’s Outside Lands we found ourselves sweating our asses off in the Heineken DJ tent to Miguel Migs entire set. It was the most fun I had dancing at a music festival in a long time. This year Outside Lands brings you the Inspire by Heineken tent featuring some of […]

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Hot New Music: “Dan Sartain Lives” by Dan Sartain – Album Review

Visions of swilling whisky on a simmering hot day sitting on a porch with cowboy boots tapping are conjured at moments of Dan Sartain’s latest. Other moments lend towards the beatnik beats of the ‘60s with an undeniable swinging swaggering and attitude. Sartain sets a mood, and while it’s not modern or innovative, it’s precise […]

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