Monthly Archives: March 2011

Contest: Appleseed Cast at the Echoplex (March 24, 2011)

CONTEST CLOSED Midwest melodic rockers, the Appleseed Cast are making their way to the Echoplex this Thursday, March 24 with supporting act, Muscle Worship. The good people at the Echoplex have hooked us up with some tickets to give away to some loyal fans. Enter the contest below to score a pair of FREE tickets! […]

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Top 6 Fashion Trends at SXSW

Just like any other music festival, SXSW not only is a great display of emerging talent but it’s also a showcase for emerging fashion. This year’s SXSW welcomed a plethora of fashionistas from all walks of life: some were cute in their style, while other were just god awful. Take a look below at the […]

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SXSW 2011 Photos & Video with Black Joe Lewis, Royal Bangs, Human Eye & More – (SXSW Favorites)

After spending the first day of our SXSW experience on a red-eye bender of no sleep, we decided to actually bring the camera out on the second day and take some snaps and video of some of our favorite performances. We were useless the first day and pretty much just cruised around downtown getting to […]

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DATAROCK “Catcher In The Rye” EP— Album Review

“Catcher In The Rye” is an American classic in literature, and now Norwegian electro rock group DATAROCK are releasing their musical equivalent to J.D. Salinger’s coming of age story. Based on the single “Catcher In The Rye,” which is what they’re calling “the most extravagant single in history,” the five-track EP will be part of […]

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Presale Tickets: My Morning Jacket at the Pantages (June 22, 2011)

Yesterday, My Morning Jacket (MMJ) announced a slew of North American tour dates in celebration of their highly anticipated album, Circuital. The band specifically handpicked these venues to debut their new music. Los Angeles fans will have a chance to see My Morning Jacket live when they come to the Pantages Theater on Wednesday, June […]

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California Metalfest V: As I Lay Dying, Attila The Hun, Born of Osiris, Suicide Silence, Winds of Plague & More – Photos & Review

(As I Lay Dying) Thirty hardcore and metal acts joined forces this past Saturday, March 19, 2011 to present fans with approximately twelve straight hours of head-banging goodness. Taking place at the Grove in Anaheim, a two-stage presentation of some of the most popular bands in the genre was met with raised fists and throaty […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Wye Oak at the Echo on Thursday, March 24, 2011

CONTEST CLOSED Wye Oak just took SXSW by storm and wowed fans with songs from their new album, Civilian. The album is absolutely beautiful yet haunting and their live performance is even more enthralling. Wye Oak is playing the Echo this Thursday, March 24 with the Callers. Tickets to show are $8 in advance via […]

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Wye Oak “Civilian” — Album Review

It’s ironic how the most devastating times in life can inspire the most beautiful art. In the case of Wye Oak comprised of Andy Stack (Drums and guitar) and Jen Wasner (singer and guitars), Civilian is their beautiful tragedy, or really Jen’s. Writing the songs during the summer of 2010 during a difficult time in […]

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Death From Above 1979 Riot at SXSW – Photos, Video & Review

If you haven’t heard the news already, Death From Above 1979 (DFA) played surprise reunion show at SXSW. This was their first show since their break-up in 2006. Unfortunately, the show was held at Beauty Bar which housed about only 200 people. As soon as the masses found out, the Beauty Bar alley entrance was […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Sharon Van Etten with Little Scream at the Satellite

Her 2010 release, Epic, was absolutely amazing and made it our Top 20 Albums of 2010 list (along with the lists of numerous other credible music blogs and magazines). And now, Los Angeles will be graced with a live performance by Sharon Van Etten on Friday, March 25, 2011 at The Satellite. Supporting Sharon will […]

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