Monthly Archives: July 2011

Contest: Win Tickets to Generationals with Gardens & Villa at the Echo (July 14, 2011)

This is our top show pick for Wednesday night: Generationals, Gardens & Villa and Cassettes Won’t Listen at the Echo! Both Generationals and Gardens & Villa are two great bands which we’ve witnessed live and were thoroughly impressed! We have yet to see Cassettes Won’t Listen live (but their audio sounds good), how ’bout you be […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Concert Tickets: Portishead at the Shrine Auditorium (October 18, 2011)

UPDATE: You can purchase tickets NOW via Portishead’s Website. Buy your tickets here! 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 […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (July 11 – 17, 2011)

Ximena Sarinana at Silver Lake Jubilee – Photo by Wei Shi 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 […]

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The Bangles Free Show on Thursday, July 14 at the Santa Monica Pier

“Close your eyes, give me your hand, darling …” Just about every 80s lovechild adored this song from the popular 80s girlgroup, the Bangles and now after nearly eight years, the Bangles are back with a new album, Sweetheart Of The Sun, out September 13 on Model Music Group. The iconic trio will preview a […]

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Contest: Win tickets to Soundgarden with Mars Volta at the Forum (July 22, 2011)

This show has been receiving a lot of hype lately and rightfully so. Whether you’re coming to relive some grunge nostalgia with Seattle’s Soundgarden or rock the fuck out with Mars Volta, one thing for sure is this is going to be one hell of a gig. Soundgarden and Mars Volta are playing the Forum […]

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Matt Pond PA “Spring Fools EP” – Album Review

Straightforward snare hits, pressing guitar and Matt Pond’s slightly breathy vocals lead immediately into the first track off Matt Pond PA‘s new Spring Fools EP entitled “Love to Get Used.” “Let’s hang on to abandon, let’s hope we lose control, to be out in the open, baby, and let go of the road.”  This is perfect […]

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Kool Keith with Nocando and Busdriver at Bordello (July 9, 2011)

Well, the big secret is out! Kool Keith will be headlining the Bordello this Saturday, July 9, 2011 with a dope line up of some of L.A.’s finest hip hop heads: Kool Keith with Nocando, Busdriver, Denis Deft, Yeti Beats, Zane (Killing Spree). You cand get $15 discount tickets to the show if you RSVP […]

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Sebadoh “Bakesale : Deluxe Edition” – Album Review

As it turns out evolution is not as we thought. It’s not as simple as monkeys turning into men. Hundreds of thousands of years ago. A few kinds of humanoids existed at the same time and only one of them evolved into humankind. There were, many evolutionary dead ends and only one kind of pre-hominid […]

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2011 Hootenanny Photos: Murder City Devils, Drop Kick Murphys, Swingin’ Utters

Were you at the sticky hot Hootenanny this past weekend, July 2, 2011 at the Oak Canyon Ranch? It was a hot one! With dual stages pounding out bands one-right-after-the-other, fans were graced by the wild sounds of Murder City Devils, Swingin’ Utters, Dropkick Murphys, Super Suckers and many more. All the bands we caught […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
House of Blues New Music Nights Winner: Brian Buckley Band

The first ever House of Blues New Music Nights, is making its way to the House of Blues Sunset on Tuesday, July 12th! It was a tight races between our selected emerging Los Angeles bands ( Brian Buckley Band, Cannoneers, Open Source Rebellion) but the votes are in and the Brian Buckley Band has won […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |