Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hot New Music: Handsome Furs “Sound Kapital” — Album Review

For some reason, husband and wife musical teams always create good shit. Maybe it’s the chemistry that’s already naturally there? Or it could be the opposite, with fights and hot make-up sex acting as the catalyst of such electrifying tunes. Whatever the case is, the Canadian duo of Dan Boeckner and Alexei Perry that make […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to the Dropkick Murphys at the Fox Theater Pomona (July 1, 2011)

The Dropkick Murphys are doing it up this weekend! Not only are they headlining the Hootenanny this Saturday in Irvine, but they’re also playing the Fox Theater Pomona on Friday, July 1. Supporting Dropkick will be The Tossers, She’s A Kreeper and The Parkington Sisters. Tickets to the show are $30 and open to all […]

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Modeselektor Announce New Album with Thom Yorke, Anti Pop Consortium, Busdriver & More

Berlin’s techno masterminds Modeselektor are coming back with some hard hitting beats as they prep to release their new album and first in over four years titled Monkeytown. Modeselektor’s Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary stay true to their game and continue to deliver progressive sound and structures that will bomb the dancefloor. Monkeytown features collaborations […]

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Rancid at House of Blues Anaheim (Sept. 7) and Fox Theater Pomona (Sept. 9)

Looks like one of our favorite 90s punk bands have a tour underway! California punk rockers, Rancid, will be playing both the House of Blues Anaheim on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 and Fox Theater Pomona on Friday, September 9. Rancid will be supported by DJ J & Nicki Bonner (Jandisco Sound System) and Agnostic Front. […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Blonde Redhead at the Echoplex 7/1 or El Rey Theatre 7/2

Check Yo Pony Tail is kicking off July with a banging show this Friday, July 1, 2011 at the Echoplex. The sold-out evening’s line-up will feature: Blond Redhead, The Luyas, Bass Drum of Death, and Turquoise Wisdom. Thanks to our good friends at the Echoplex we have some tickets to give away if you’d like […]

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The Black Lips with Cerebral Ballzy at the Music Box (June 24, 2011) – Photos

The Black Lips and Cerebral Ballzy played a wild garage and gutter-punk show last Friday, June 24, 2011 at the Music Box. Although the Lips weren’t as wild at this show, they sure did show fans that they still rock their scoundrel ways at their Glass House performance the following Saturday. More on that later […]

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