Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sondre Lerche “Sondre Lerche” — Album Review

I love albums that surprise you, and Sondre’s Lerche’s self-titled seventh album is one of those! To be honest, I’ve only heard the name in quick passing (in a musical conversation or online somewhere…not sure), so I went into the album blindly. However, as the 10th and last track ended, I came out pleasantly happy […]

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An Interview with ARKHUM

You’ve got to start somewhere. Some bands will record four or five albums, go on hundreds of tour dates, and still wind up being doomed to obscurity. This doesn’t seem likely to happen to death metal-heads ARKHUM, who started out in 2006 and after relentlessly tuning their sound, began to record their first full-length. Anno […]

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Concert Tickets: 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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Concert Tickets: Fleet Foxes at the Greek Theatre (September 14, 2011)

It’s time to count those beards and flannels again. After playing an amazing sold-out show at the Hollywood Palladium last month (May), the Fleet Foxes have booked another show in Los Angeles at the Greek Theatre on Wednesday, September 14. Fleet Foxes are continuing their tour in support of their second studio album, Helplessness Blues […]

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Concert Tickets: Fucked Up at the El Rey Theatre (July 26, 2011)

Fucked Up is bringing their loud sound to the El Rey Theatre on Tuesday, July 26. The Toronto hardcore rockers just announced their headlining show and it’s gonna be wild. Fucked Up is currently touring in support of their third studio album, David Comes To Life. Tickets to Fucked Up at the El Rey Theatre […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Two Gallants at the Echo (June 21, 2011)

After a two year break, the San Francisco guitar-drum duo Two Gallants are back and ready to rock the Echo with their fiery Americana roots sound. They may be just a duo, but these guys definitely can bring it! Two Gallants will play the Echo on Tuesday, June 21 with The Mumlers and Papa. Tickets […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (June 20 – 26, 2011)

Black Lips @ Casbah (San Diego) – Photo: Big Swig We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around LA) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity towards […]

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Gold-Bears “Are You Falling In Love” — Album Review

Gold-Bears’ debut album, Are You Falling In Love is a spazz-pop, indie-rock record splashed with some punk vocals. It musically speaks of young love, butterflies in your stomach and all that mushy crap when you’re falling for someone. Great for moments when you’re actually feeling these things—not so great when you’re not. With a name […]

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Concert Tickets: Alicia Keys at the Pantages Theatre (June 24, 2011)

I think it’s fair to say that just about everyone on the planet loved Alicia Keys’ break-through album, Songs In A Minor. It has been 10 years since the soulful songstress released her remarkable debut album and to celebrate the occasion, Alicia Keys will be playing a special show at the Pantages Theatre on Friday, […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Keren Ann & Chris Garneau at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex (June 25, 2011)

The Luckman Fine Arts Complex has just rolled out their new concert series and it is looking all sorts of hot. To celebrate their new concerts schedule, we have an awesome ticket give-away to the gorgeous French pop-folk artist, Keren Ann. Ann’s music is as sultry as it is poetic and bustles with life. With […]

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