Monthly Archives: July 2010

Hot Festival Alert: Treasure Island Music Festival 2010 with Belle & Sebastian

Although I remember the weather being quite brisk and and at times numbing (night fall), we had a blast covering the Treasure Island Music Festival last year. This year boasts an even more exciting lineup with all those hot bands you love to dance your booty off to or just relax in chillmode with under […]

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Win Tickets to New Pornographers with Imaad Wasif & The Dodos at the Music Box 7/20

Talk about an awesome line-up! The New Pornographers are doing a double whammy with Imaad Wasif and The Dodos next Monday July 19 and Tuesday July 20 at the Music Box. And lucky for you, we have some tickets to give away to their show on Tuesday, July 20! Here’s How You Win Tickets! First, […]

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Stream Best Coast’s New Ablum “Crazy For You”

My oh my, how LA’s very own Best Coast has grown to herald such indie fame. It was just five months ago when I checked out their afternoon set at Bloomingdales Beverly Center. I highly doubt this fun duo will be making any more small-time mall appearances, but rather some Coachella status shows in the […]

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What Shows Are Going On This Week In LA (July 12 – 18, 2010)

♥ = Top Picks MONDAY – 07.12.10 (FREE) Summer Darling, Wait. Think.Fast, Cue The Moon @ Spaceland ♥ (FREE)  Mississippi Man, Superhumanoids, Dahga Bloom, Useless Keys @ The Echo (FREE)  Billy Kernkamp @ Detroit Bar (FREE)  The Outline, The Color Turning, The Damselles & The TC4 @ Bootleg Theater (FREE)  Yellow Red Sparks, Pacific Hurt, […]

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Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Puro Instinct & Magic Kids at the Echoplex – Show Review & Photos

Words: Matt Draper/Hollowed Eye Photos Photos: Monique Hernandez Avant-pop’s bedroom hero, Ariel Pink (born Ariel Rosenburg) and his Haunted Graffiti kicked off their headlining North American tour last Friday, July 9, 2010 at the Echoplex in Los Angeles. Approaching the venue with a fondness for his blend of music and hazy technique, I was unaware […]

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“Not For Anyone” by Inu – Album Review

Words: Walter Burciaga Following Inu’s impressive “Montster” EP is their new debut long player, “Not For Anyone.” The debut contains all of the five tracks from Inu’s aforementioned EP. “Monster” was solid throughout with no filler type songs and yes, there is a review of it on Grimygoods.com. If you haven’t purchased this great collection […]

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World Cup Domingo at 3 Clubs Tomorrow

When I went to World Cup in Germany back in ’06, if you weren’t at one of the games, your ass would definitely be at one of the massive World Cup fan fests in the park. With beers and bratwurst galore and the ultimate-mega-viewing screens ever, it was an epic good time! Well our friends […]

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Win Tickets to MGMT at the Fox Theater in Pomona, July 18

*****CONTEST CLOSED ******* Yeah, “Congratulations” kind of blew balls, but we still love these kids. Win tickets to MGMT with Francis and the Lights and Helios Creed at the Fox Theater Pomona. We have a few pairs to give away to some lucky winners for their show at the Fox on Sunday, July 18, 2010. […]

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Download “Dear Author” from the Upcoming Darker My Love Album “Alive As You Are”

Darkey My Love’s forthcoming album “Alive As You Are” is hitting US soil on August 17, 2010 via Dangerbird and it is sounding all sorts of fuckin’ great. Cutting the fat off the psychedelics and echoing distortion, these guys are blending some luscious aural waves of pleasure from late 60s inspired folk all the way […]

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Mates of State, Free Energy, Nick Thune & Andrew Goldenhersh at The Echo – Photos, Video & Review

Photos & Words: Wei Shi Veterans of indie pop, Mates of State played two back-to-back dates of their Summer Crushes tour last weekend at The Echo in Los Angeles. I caught the first sold out show on Friday, July 9, 2010 with curiosity and excitement.  The tour features variety acts as openers so I didn’t […]

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