Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Video Interview with The Drowning Men from San Diego

Photo by Ryan Mulvey We’ve been following the Ocean Side indie rockers, the Drowning Men for quite some time now and I can honestly say, they are one of the best indie acts to come out of San Diego. Not only do these guys boast some powerful tunes that will get your body moving to […]

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Presale Password: City and Colour at the Orpheum Theatre (Nov. 3) and the Fox Theater Pomona (Nov. 4)

City and Colour at Mess With Texas (SXSW) – Photo by Sandra Burciaga City and Colour have been touring up a storm since the release of their new album, Little Hell. We were fortunate enough to see the band at both SXSW and Sasquatch! this year and now we get to see them again! City […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Sleep at the Wiltern (June 26, 2011)

After reuniting to play All Tomorrow’s Parties in London of ’09 and ATP in New York last year, the ultimate stoner rock gods, Sleep, have since been touring the U.S. for a small selection of tour dates. Lucky for all the cool kids in L.A. that know what the fuck Sleep is all about, they’ll […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to the Mountain Goats at the El Rey Theatre (June 24, 2011)

The Mountain Goats are coming to Los Angeles with a headlining show at the El Rey Theatre this Thursday, June 23, 2011. With an eclectic mix of singer-songwriter indie rock, The Mountain Goats are touring in support of their new album, All Eternals Deck released March 29, 2011 via Merge. This will be the 13th […]

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Concert Tickets: Bon Iver with Other Lives at the Shrine Auditorium (September 19, 2011)

This is going to be one BEAUTIFUL show! Not only has Bon Iver booked a show at the Shrine Auditorium on Monday, September 19, 2011, but he also has Other Lives as his supporting act. This is going to be a stellar performance on so many levels. Bon Iver is touring in support of his […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Face to Face with Strung Out at HOB Sunset (6/23) or The Glass House (6/26)

These are arguably two of the best 90s punk bands and we’re more than stoked to be giving away tickets to two of their upcoming Los Angeles shows. Win Tickets to Face to Face with Strung Out at the House of Blues Sunset on June 23 or The Glass House on June 26! Thursday, June […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to the Black Lips at the Music Box (6/24) or The Glass House (6/25)

Black Lips @ Casbah (San Diego) – Photo: Big Swig The Black Lips are taking Los Angeles by storm this week with a slew of shows and appearances in celebration of their sixth studio album, Arabia Mountain (Vice Records). The album was released on June 7 and it has quickly become a 2011 favorite of […]

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Shabazz Palaces at the Troubadour (June 9, 2011) – Photos & Show Review

With out even reading the bio on Shabazz Palaces’ new album, Black Up, I instantly thought of one of my favorite hip hop acts, Digable Planets. The rhymes were as smooth as hot buttah’ on a bread roll and the beats were exotically tight. After doing my research I was even more stoked to learn […]

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Ida Maria at the Echo (June 14, 2011) – Photo Gallery Review

Fans were ecstatic last week to learn that Norwegian rockette, Ida Maria was playing a surprise spot at the Echo last June 14, 2011 with Mona. Instead of waiting for her upcoming shows at Detroit Bar on June 29 and the Roxy on June 30, fans of the wreckless songstress got to witness her live […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Okkervil River with Titus Andronicus at the Wiltern (June 23, 2011)

Okkervil River just released their sixth studio album, I Am Very Far and it’s pretty damn amazing full of gorgeous textures and charming vocals. The band is currently touring in support of their new release and have a show this Thursday, June 23 at the Wiltern. Supporting Okkervil will be New Jersey’s, Titus Andronicus and […]

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