Monthly Archives: July 2011

Presale Password: Peter Hook at the Music Box (Sept. 14) and El Rey Theater (Sept. 16)

Peter Hook & The Light will perform Joy Division’s second and final album, Closer, at the Music Box on Wednesday, Sept. 14. Presale tickets go on sale for $22 + service fees on Friday, July 15 at 10am. PASSWORD: BASS Buy your presale tickets to Peter Hook at the Music Box here! Peter Hook & […]

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Presale Password: Portishead at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall (October 18, 2011)

As Portishead have prepping for their live return in 2011, Goldenvoice gave Los Angeles the good news today that Portishead we’ll be coming to the Shrine Auditorium on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. Supporting Portishead will be the UK’s, THOUGHT FORMS Portishead have kicked off their 2011 return with summer tour dates at numerous European festivals. […]

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Latin Invasion: Davila 666, Guadalupe Plata and Las Kellies – Free MP3s

With so much indie music protruding out of Los Angeles and New York, sometime you have to get a ‘lil international to keep things fresh. Below are three of our favorite Latin bands that are currently bustin’ out some amazing tunes and live shows. Check them all out below and get hip to them! Who: […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Kraddy at the El Rey Theatre (July 16, 2010)

Founding Glitch Mob member, Kraddy, has had his solo act rippin’ up dance floors since his Labyrinth Tour in 2010. Now Kraddy will bring his heavy, dirty, and nasty beats to the El Rey Theatre this Saturday, July 16 with R/D & Stephan Jacobs. It’s gonna get hot! Who wants to win a pair of […]

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Presale Password: Coldplay at L.A. Tennis Center at UCLA (Aug. 3, 2011)

Coldplay are coming to Los Angeles for a GRAMMY Foundation benefit on Wednesday Aug. 3, 2011. The band has their fifth full-length underway and have just released their new EP Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall, so expect to hear some new tunes at this special one-off concert. The net proceeds from the show, will benefit […]

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Dawes “Nothing is Wrong” – Album Review

I believe in archetypes in rock n roll. They are are all around. There are the early adapters, the sensitive poets, the experimental ground breakers, the self-destructive rebels.  However, one group of rock and rollers has never received the full the credit they deserve — the laid back California folk rocker. Starting with the Byrds, […]

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Concert Tickets: Amanda Fucking Palmer at the El Rey Theatre (October 29, 2011)

We’ve seen amazing punk cabaret duo, The Dresden Dolls, we’ve seen her solo debut as Amanda Palmer — hell, we’ve even seen her naked photos across the Internet! If you want to go to a show that is sure to be a good time full of raw wild energy, wit and maybe even some exhibitionism, […]

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FREE Album Download: “Distorted Reverberations” – Modern Psyche Meets Hip Hop Instrumentals

I’ve never been one for the fusion of rap and rock in the likes of Limp Bizkit, P.O.D. or any other of those crappy bro bands for that matter. But I do however, love this new psyche hip hop compilation that came across my inbox this morning. Free for you to download in all its […]

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Concert Tickets: Peter Hook & The Light at the Music Box (Sept. 14) and El Rey Theater (Sept. 16)

Legendary English bassist, Peter Hook (and his band “the Light”) have booked two shows in Los Angeles at the Music Box and the El Rey Theatre this September. Most commonly known for his work with Joy Division and New Order, Hook also recorded albums with Monaco, Revenge, Freebass and more. Peter Hook & The Light […]

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Concert Tickets: We Were Promised Jetpacks at the Music Box (November 10, 2011)

After a more than impressive debut album, We Were Promised Jetpacks are well on their way to releasing another full-length with their sophomore effort The Pit Of The Stomach, set for a U.S. release on Oct. 4 via Fat Kat Records. Supporting the album they will be going on a 30-date tour in Europe/UK and […]

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