Monthly Archives: March 2011

Designer Drugs at the Avalon Hollywood – Photos & Interview

Designer Drugs are Michael Vincent Patrick and Theodore Nelson. Well known for their insane remixes of artists as varied as Mariah Carey and Fischerspooner, the New York duo’s debut album just dropped via Ultra Records. Their new album titled, Hardcore/Softcore, is darker than what many fans might expect but doesn’t sacrifice the rich melodic vocals […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Autolux with Soft Moon at the Echoplex

CONTEST CLOSED Los Angeles indie favorites, Autolux, are playing the Echoplex on Friday, March 4 with San Francisco’s, Soft Moon! Both bands rock some dope experimental indie full of that hip appeal. Not to mention, we listed Autolux’s drummer, Carla Azar on our Top 10 Female Indie Drummers list! Two great bands, one cool night, […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Motorhead with Clutch at Club Nokia on March 11

CONTEST CLOSED It looks like the badass boys of Motörhead have lined up a show at Club Nokia on March 11, 2011 in support of their new album The Wörld is Yours, set for release on January 17, 2011. If you have yet to witness the loud barrage of heavy guitars and crashing drums that […]

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How To Dress Well at the Echo – Photo Gallery

All the way from Cologne, Germany, How To Dress Well (aka Tom Krell) made his Los Angeles debut at the Echo on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011. It was a dark evening full of angelic falsetto that would blow Justin Timberlake back to his boy band days. With crazy vocal ranges paired with some tripped out […]

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Free Lykke Li Show at Amoeba Hollywood on Monday, March 7, 2011

Today is a big day for the sweet and sexy songstress, Lykke Li, as her highly anticipated sophomore album, Wounded Rhymes, was just released! Next week kicks off a slew of Lykke Li shows starting with Amoeba Music! Lykke Li will celebrate the release of her new album, Wounded Rhymes, with a live performance and […]

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New Music Video: Beans “Blue Movie” Featuring Son Lux

Brooklyn-based rap rebel Beans, (also part of one of our fave hip hop groups, Antipop Consortium) has released a dope new video for “Blue Movie” off his fourth and latest release, End It All. The track was produced by Anticon labelmate, Son Lux. It’s a sexy montage of images that may not be too safe […]

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Sonny and The Sunsets Announce Sophomore Album Details for “Hit After Hit”

Sonny and the Sunsets are ready to roll out their sophomore album titled, Hit After Hit. The album will be released on April 12, 2011 via Fat Possum. Although you have some time before you can get your grimy hands on it, the band has shared a new track “I Wanna Do It” and it’s […]

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Telekinesis at the Echo (Feb. 24, 2011) – Photo Gallery

Telekinesis (aka Michael Benjamin Lerner) played an intimate show at the Echo this past Thursday, Feb. 24 in celebration of their new LP, 12 Desperate Straight Lines, the follow-up to their debut album. The sold-out show also featured Merge Records label mates, the Love Language and L.A local, Devon Williams. Telekinesis definitely brought the good […]

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Julianna Barwick “The Magic Place” — Album Review

As more of a dance, electro and indie fan, Julianna Barwick was my first introduction to experimental a cappella music. Her latest release, The Magic Place is something absolutely unreal and of angelic graces reminiscent to a female version of Gregorian chants. Her nine-track LP provides a sense of celestial magic, and can definitely help […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Emilie Autumn at the El Rey Theatre on March 3

CONTEST CLOSED Courtney Love’s “anarchy violinist” returns to the stage with a sexy cabaret-style act that shreds (with both violin and corset strings). The neo industrial goth princess, Emilie Autumn, will be strutting the El Rey Theatre this Thursday, March 3 with her lusciously delicious all-femme backing band, the Bloody Crumpets. If you want to […]

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