Monthly Archives: July 2011

Hot New Music: Las Kellies “Kellies” – Album Review

Sparking their third studio album off with a zombie surf-punk, organ infested intro,” Las Kellies set the tone for an unusual album full of delectable twists and turns. The fiery threesome from Buenos Aires, Argentina power through Kellies, their 14-track LP dousing your ears with feral garage riffs, exotic dub and a variety of post-punk […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (July 18 – 24, 2011)

Portugal. The Man at the Avalon – Photo by Wei Shi We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around L.A.) 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 […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to INXS with Bow Wow Wow at the Wiltern (July 22, 2011)

Australian 80s rockers, INXS are headed to the Wiltern this Friday July 22 for their Original Sin tour. Supporting INXS are England’s exotic new wavers, Bow Wow Wow (one of the late Malcolm McLaren’s proteges). We have some tickets to give away to this nostalgic show! Where are all our 80s kids at? Enter the […]

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Mariachi El Bronx Record Release Show at La Cita (Aug. 2, 2011)

Mariachi El Bronx are about to release their sophomore full-lenghth, Mariachi El Bronx (II) on Aug. 2, 2011 via ATO. To celebrate the occasion, the guys are putting on an intimate show at La Cita on Tuesday, Aug. 2!  The show is free to attend for those who pre-order their new album! The ticket + […]

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Contest: Win a Bleached Prizepack (T-shirt, Sunglasses and Vinyl)

Bleached (former members of Mika Miko) are gettin’ ready to party with a new set of tour dates and a brand spankin’ new seven-inch, Carter. In celebration of their new songs were giving away a pretty sweet Bleached prize-pack. One winner will receive the following: Carter 7″ Bleached T-shirt Bleached sunglasses Don’t miss Bleached this […]

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Hot Band Alert: Bleached (Former Members of Mika Miko)

Former Mika Miko members (and sisters), Jessica and Jennifer Clavin have taken their ’77 punk style and have formed their new band, Bleached. The edgy sisters bring forth that Ramones powerpop flavor sprinkled in with some vintage psyche sounds. Their new single “Think of You” is one catchy diddy with a very classic punk sound. You […]

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Brian Buckley Band, Cannoneers and Open Source Rebellion at the House Of Blues Sunset – Photos

The House of Blues New Music Nights kicked off this past Tuesday, July 12 with a packed show with three of L.A.’s emerging indie bands. As the winner of the House of Blues New Music Nights online contest, the Brian Buckley Band (BBB) headlined the evening with support by the Cannoneers and Open Source Rebellion. […]

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Carmageddon: What are L.A. Musicians Doing to Stay Away from Traffic?

Unless you have no choice, I really hope none of you are choosing to drive anywhere in Los Angeles this fearful weekend as Carmageddon strikes. The 405 freeway will be closed on Friday, July 15 at 7 p.m. through Monday, July 18 at 6 a.m. We asked a few of our favorite L.A. musicians what […]

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The Black Keys Reveal their Seventh Studio Album Details

The Black Keys have to be the hardest working band in the business. From their GRAMMY winning album, Brothers, to their relentless touring and numerous side projects and appearances, Dan Auerbach and Pat Carney are pretty much amazing. It came as no surprise to hear the boys have just finished their seventh studio album, again […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to King Khan & The Gris Gris at the Echo (July 15, 2011)

The infamous King Khan is coming to the Echo this Friday, July 15 with his new band. King Khan & The Gris Gris will be headlining the Echo with support from The Cosmonauts and The Dead Ships! It’s going to be a rad show and we have some tickets to give away! Who wants to […]

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