Monthly Archives: November 2011

Hot New Music: Fuel Box “I” — Album Review

Wow, who ever thought the Netherlands have such authentic soulful vibes? Well, not that they don’t — but the country isn’t exactly known for being major players in turning out R&B/hip-hop/soul artists, but Fuel Box just might change all that. The soulful group, consisting of Remy “Lil’ Bucket” Britsemmer, Josh “Bone Four Oh” Boon and DJ Durian, […]

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Secret Show: Every Time I Die at the Slidebar – Photos & Show Review

“Hot Damn?” This was the only clue given for this past Sunday’s, (Nov. 13) secret headliner at The Slidebar in Fullerton. Of course, anyone who’s ever listened to Every Time I Die has fond recollections of this album, generally known amongst fans as one of their best releases. It was therefore no surprise that while […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to My Morning Jacket with Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings at the Gibson Amphitheatre (Dec. 1, 2011)

My Morning Jacket just played a mind-blowing show this past June at the Pantages Theatre and the men are showing no signs of slowing down since the release of their latest album, Circuital. The band are touring with Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Delta Spirit and Band of Horses supporting select dates. It looks like Los Angeles […]

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Future Islands at the Echoplex – Photos – Nov. 17, 2011

Future Islands had originally booked a show at the Echo on Thursday, Nov. 17 and naturally, it sold-out. To accommodate their high demand, the good people at the Echo moved Future Islands to the Echoplex — and sure enough, that show sold out too. Their performance was in celebration of their killer new album, On The Water. The […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Plaid at the El Rey (Nov. 26, 2011)

London-based British electronic music duo, Plaid (Andy Turner and Ed Handley) will be heating up the El Rey this Saturday, Nov. 26. Opening up for Plaid will be John Tejada. Tickets to the show are $19 + service fees but we have a couple pairs up for grabs. Doors are at 8pm, show starts at […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Mark Sultan at El Cid – Nov. 23, 2011

LA Record is putting on a fun Thanksgiving show you’re not going to want to miss. Come party it up this Wednesday, Nov. 23 at El Cid for Giblets & Gravy and Happy Turkey featuring the one and only soul-punk-garage man, Mark Sultan. Supporting Mark Sultan will be White Murder and The Shrills. Tickets are […]

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Hot Band Alert: A Winged Victory for the Sullen at the Satellite – Photos & Show Review (Nov. 15, 2011)

A Winged Victory for the Sullen is the first installment of the new collaboration between Stars of the Lid member Adam Wiltzie and composer Dustin OʼHalloran. They put on a mesmerizing and emotional performance this past Tuesday at the Satellite. Performing their dark, enchanting tunes live under the dim blue lights of the Satellite was […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (Nov. 21 – 27, 2011)

Noah and the Whale at El Rey Theatre – Photo: Dominoe Farris-Gilbert 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 […]

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Secret Morrissey Show at the Music Box (Nov. 23, 2011)

UPDATE: Tickets Morrissey at the Music Box  on Wednesday, Nov. 23 will only go on sale at the Music Box box office on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at noon (no online sales). There is a two-ticket limit and the tickets are $75 each, CASH MONEY ONLY. Bring your government issued photo i.d. to will call the day of the show and your tickets […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Yip Deceiver (Davey Pierce and Nic Dobbratz of Montreal) at the Satellite – Nov. 23, 2011

Yip Deceiver, the new project of Davey Pierce and Nic Dobbratz of Montreal, are bringing their delicious 80s-style dance pop to the Satellite on Wednesday, Nov. 23 and we have a couple pairs of tickets to give away! Yip Deceiver are on tour in support of their debut EP, the band’s self-titled debut will be […]

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