Monthly Archives: January 2012

What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (Jan. 16 – 22, 2012)

Wu-Tang Clan at Club Nokia – Photo: Matt Draper 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 towards underground, […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Har Mar Superstar at The Satellite – Jan. 20, 2012

Get ready for some musical sexiness filled with catchy R&B hooks from Har Mar Superstar at his upcoming show at The Satellite on Friday, Jan. 20. The L.A.-based signer, songwriter and producer will be providing tunes from his Dark Touches sophomore album that’s oozing with funk and electro jams. He’ll be sharing the stage with […]

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Contest: Win Tickets To Wu-Tang Clan at Club Nokia – Jan. 21, 2012

Wu-Tang Clan at Club Nokia – Photo: Matt Draper We just gave a way two pairs of tickets to the one-and-only, Wu-Tang Clan at the Grove of Anaheim, Wednesday, Jan. 18 and now, to celebrate Raekwon’s bithday today—we’re giving away some more free Wu-Tang tickets! But this time we’ll be hooking you up with tickets to Wu-Tang […]

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Meshell Ndegeocello at El Rey Theatre – Photos & Show Review – Jan. 6, 2012

Meshell Ndegeocello put on a mesmerizing performance at the El Rey Theatre this past Friday, Jan. 6 opening with one of her classic Prince covers. The multi-faceted singer/songwriter played a variety of songs from old to new, slow to fast and funky to melancholy. Her rich deep voice could be heard and felt throughout the […]

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Hot New Music: Gary Go – Now Was Once The Future — Album Review

  I don’t know about you, but I’m in LOVE with Benny Benassi’s “Cinema” track (both the original and Skrillex’s bass-filled remix). Its vocals are amazing and its romantic theme just melts my heart. I paid little attention to who sang it, but now I’m wishing I did. Gary Go not only sang on Benassi’s […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Wallpaper at the El Rey – Jan. 20, 2012

Wallpaper aka Ricky Reed hits the El Rey Theater on Friday, Jan. 20 in support of his new EP #Stupidfacedd.  Sweat, swagger and anything but tears!  With booming beats and bright pop to blow your mind, it’s time to get down and dirty on the dance floor.  Bass-tastic raptronic duo Speakers support.  Get ready to […]

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New Trash Talk Animated Video for “Slander”

Check out the new video for Trash Talk‘s “Slander,” off their recently released “Awake” EP. The hardcore skate punks go animated in this video. It’s hard, fast (58 seconds), loud and super funny. The vid was created by Eighty Four Films and Jay Howell. Jay Howell handed the character design and Jim Dirschberger handling the animation. A bunch of funny and familiar characters […]

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Concert Tickets: Sleigh Bells at the Mayan Theater – Feb. 21, 2012

Sleigh Bells at Sasquatch! – Photo: Sandra Burciaga UPDATE: Sleigh Bells on Feb. 21 has been moved from the Music Box to the Mayan Theater. Tickets will go on sale today (Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012) at 5pm. Get your Sleigh Bells tickets here! The last time I saw Sleigh Bells was at Sasquatch!. It was […]

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Seasons – Autumn – EP Review

Highland Park’s Seasons self-released their new EP entitled, Autumn on January 2, 2012. While previous EPs Spring and Summer were released in their respective seasons, Winter (June 2010) and Autumn (Jan 2012)—well, not so much.  Release date logistics/faux paux aside, Autumn is a damn fine EP—strong, sentimental and perfect for any season. Opener “Monday Nights” blasts […]

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Refused 2012 Tour Dates

On Monday we announced that the seminal, Swedish hardcore punk band — Refused — has reunited after 14 years and is slated to play Coachella. Yeah, Coachella. They posted a statement that explains everything here.  A lot of fans were worried if Refused was going to tour or not — or was it going to be a one-off at Coachella. Today, […]

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