Monthly Archives: August 2011

Contest: Win Tickets to a Private Head and the Heart Studio Performance at 98.7 FM (Sept. 6, 2011)

The very amazing, Head and the Heart are playing a private studio show at the 98.7 FM studio in Burbank on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 3 p.m. and we have a couple pairs of tickets to give away thanks to our friends at 98.7 FM. The studio performance is all ages and is limited to […]

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Concert Tickets: The Sounds at the Glass House (Nov. 15) and the Wiltern (Nov. 16)

Swedish indie dance punkers, The Sounds, just played to a sea of almost naked bodies at the U.S. Open in Huntington Beach a few weeks ago. Spunky front-woman, Maja Ivarsson, rocked the crowd with her sultry vocals and sexy legs strutting the runway. She was in heels! It looks like The Sounds can’t get enough […]

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Concert Tickets: Mayer Hawthorne and the County at the Roxy (Oct. 15, 2011)

Mayer Hawthorne and the County at Outside Lands 2010 – Photo by Monique Hernandez Mayer Hawthorne and the County are bringing their throwback soul act to the Roxy on Saturday, Oct. 15. This special show is in celebration of their sophomore album How Do You Do. This is Mayer Hawthorne’s Universal debut (formerly on Stones […]

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The Ettes at the Echo (Aug. 25, 2011) Yes, Coco was Super Drunk – Photos & Show Review

The Ettes show at the Echo on Thursday Aug. 25, kicked off with openers Oogly Boogly, a two-man outfit of wild blues harmonica, extremely distorted vocal spurts running through an Orange guitar amp, backed by heavy rock drums. Somewhere between weird-in-a-good way, conceptual noise rock and a Harry Potter-like existence in a mescaline trip, Oogly […]

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Hot New Music: Devon Williams “Euphoria” – Album Review

Like many Los Angeles musicians, I am a transplant. An experienced one. I’ve picked up and moved cities a few times, for music and for other reasons. One of the things that have always helped me acclimate me to these new cities has been to study the city’s musical history and hopefully find a story […]

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Concert Tickets: The Dead Milkmen at Alex’s Bar (Sept. 4, 2011)

I thought we were lucky to catch the iconic 80s skate punks, The Dead Milkmen this past March at SXSW. Then I thought, wow, we’re really lucky to see them again at FYF. And now I’m like, holy fuck — they’re playing at ALEX’S BAR IN LONG BEACH!? Shit is gonna get wild real quick […]

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Concert Tickets: Death From Above 1979 at the Music Box (Sept. 4, 2011)

This past year we were fortunate to catch Death From Above 1979 at both SXSW and Sasquatch! Well, we sort of caught them at SXSW before a huge riot broke out. Check it out here. Regardless, it’s been awesome to have the Canadian noise rock duo back in action. Aside from headlining this weekend’s FYF […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Handsome Furs at the Echoplex (Sept. 2, 2011)

Husband and wife duo, the Handsome Furs just released their third full-length album, Sound Kapital. To celebrate their new release, the Furs are taking their live show to the Echoplex this Friday, Sept. 2. Supporting the Furs will be Suuns and Talkdemonic. If you’re down with new wave inspired electro, do not miss the Handsome […]

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Contest: Choose Your Own Luckman Fine Arts Complex Concert

The Luckman Fine Arts Complex is rolling out their 2011/2012 season and my-oh-my have they assembled an eclectic line-up of upcoming world music acts including some amazing dance presentations. From India.Arie + Idan Raichel, CocoRosie, Tinariwen, Jane Birkin and many more, we want to offer you the chance to pick your own show! We’ll be […]

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An Interview with The Stone Foxes at Outside Lands Music Festival

I interviewed the adorable guys from the band The Stone Foxes at this past 2011 Outside Lands Music Festival in Golden Gate Park.  These cuties had such an amazing energy about them.  They seemed to be taking in all these amazing experiences they are having with wide eyed amusement and gratitude. They were so sweet […]

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