Monthly Archives: February 2012

Budos Band at the Echoplex – Photos & Show Review – Feb. 24, 2012

The Budos Band is the quintessence of Staten Island soul. Drums, bass, guitar, bongos, congas, trumpets and more were heard LOUD and PROUD at the Echoplex spreading the epidemic of “Budos Fever.” This all-instrumental Afro-soul band directly from New York, rocked the house along with opening act Ethio-Cali Ensemble, lead by L.A.’s own trumpet arranger Todd […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Ganglians at The Satellite – March 1, 2012

The Ganglians are invading The Satellite on Thursday, March 1st and the indie/acid/pop band will be bringing all their psychedelic tunes and vibes with them. The Sacramento trio’s ’60s acid pop sounds will have fans swirling in a kaleidoscope of trippy guitar chords and breezy vocals. They’ve also enlisted Italy’s own A Classic Education to […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to NunSlaughter at the Echoplex (Mar. 2, 2012)

NunSlaughter will be tearing it up at the Echoplex on Friday, Mar. 2.  If the name alone doesn’t get you geared up, the musical mayhem of these devil metal masters just might! Death metal cronies Sadistic Intent, Insanity, Dreaming Deam and Mutilacion support.  Metal, metal and more metal! Throw your horns up! Tickets to the […]

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Emily Saex |
Presale Password: Thrice at Club Nokia – June 16, 2012

Yes, it’s true—Thrice are bidding their fans farewell. Thrice have been storming stages since the late 90s and they hit Club Nokia on Saturday, June 16 as part of their Farewell Tour. The OC quartet are rock chameleons, shifting between various styles since their inception; thrash, experimental and most recently grunge, which finds prominence on their eighth album, […]

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Built To Spill at the Glass House – Photos – Feb. 22, 2012

Built To Spill headlined the Glass House in Pomona this past Wednesday, Feb. 22 with a two-hour set of straight shred. It was an amazing show! Check out the photos below. Photography: Cassie LaRussa    

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Contest: Win Tickets to Junius at the Satellite – March 3, 2012

Touted as “four bearded guys who play epic music and tour as often as possible” (per their Twitter), Junius will be providing L.A.-based fans the chance to experience their “epic” jams when they headline The Satellite this Saturday, March 3, 2012 with support from O’Brother and Beware of Safety. Their music has been called spellbinding, […]

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Rebirth Brass Band at the Echoplex – Photos – Feb. 12, 2012

The Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band brought their sweet sounds of New Orleans to L.A. when they headlined the Echoplex last Sunday, February 12. Rebirth Brass Band has been bringing the funk for over 25 years and the party at the Echoplex was full of vibrant good vibes. The big ensemble bustled with life and were fresh with a contemporary feel […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (Feb.27 – March 4, 2012)

Das Racist at Sasquatch! – Photo: Sandra Burciaga 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, indie […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Cloud Nothings with MR. DREAM at the Echo – March 2, 2012

Cleveland’s Dylan Baldi has gone from basement recording artist to indie sensation after the Internet picked up on his talent back in 2009. With music that’s filled with catchy melodies, youthful enthusiasm and songwriting that can only be considered as touching, Baldi is enjoying his newfound success as Cloud Nothings and will be at the […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Roky Erickson at the El Rey Theatre (Mar. 1, 2012)

The legendary father of psychedelic rock Roky Erickson plays the El Rey Theatre on Thursday, Mar. 1.  The Austin, Texas native and founding member of the 13th Floor Elevators has been rocking since 1965.  Don’t miss your chance to see this psych rock pioneer live in action!  The Night Beats and DJ Chris Ziegler from […]

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Emily Saex |
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