Monthly Archives: February 2012

Contest: Win Tickets to Psychic TV at the Echoplex (Feb. 26, 2012)

Photo Credit: Yasuko Shiratsuchi The hyperdelic musical musings of Psychic TV hit the Echoplex on Sunday, Feb. 26.  Fueled by Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (Ex-Throbbing Gristle), the industrial-meets-psychedelia pounding rock of Psychic TV is an intoxicating musical journey that will absolutely blow your mind.  Bestial Mouths and Dangerous Boys Club support. Tickets to the show are […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to The Budos Band at the Echoplex – Feb. 24, 2012

Even though all the players on Daptone are beyond cool, The Budos Band is a definite favorite. If you have yet to listen to or see The Budos Band, you’re missing out on some dope beats and instrumentals. With up to 13 band members at a time, The Budos Band play some smooth instrumental music […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Fresh & Onlys with Disappears at the Echo – Feb. 23, 2012

The Fresh & Onlys are back at the Echo this Thursday, Feb. 23 playing a show with Disappears and Wounded Lion. This is going to be a pretty hot show and sure to sell out. The show is 18-and-over with tickets $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Doors open at 8:30pm and the show […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Buck 65 at the Satellite – Feb. 22, 2012

Buck 65 is headlining The Satellite this Wednesday, Feb. 22 with support from Kristoff Krane and Marnie Herald. If you’re into beats, rhymes, experimental hip hop and turntableism—this show is for you. Actualluy, the opening artist, Marnie Herald is the odd-one-out in this show grouping. She’s not a hip hop artist but she has a beautiful voice and is […]

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Hot Band Alert: Trust – TRST – Album Review

Just when you’ve heard enough of dark electronica with the same beats, baselines and vocals—transcends the duo Robert Alfons and Maya Postepski to formulate Trust (Maya is also in Austra, their 2011 release was one of our favorites of the year). Representing Toronto, Trust is already in my Best of 2012 list. In recent times, the electronic music scene has gone […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Cursive at the Glass House – Feb. 25, 2012

Omaha rockers Cursive will be blazing the stage at the Glass House on Saturday, Feb. 25.  Cursive is currently on tour in support of their new concept album I Am Gemini, released on Saddle Creek Records Tuesday, Feb. 21. Watch out for a roaring, non-stop set of songs! Ume and Virgin Islands support. Tickets to the […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Built To Spill at the Glass House – Feb. 22, 2011

Built To Spill are back and headlining the Glass House in Pomona this Wednesday, Feb. 22. Supporting Built To Spill are Sister Crayon. Doors are at 8 p.m. and tickets to the show are $20. But lucky for you we have free tickets to the show. Enter the contest below for your chance to win […]

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Contest: Win Tickets To Die Antwoord at Club Nokia – Feb. 24, 2012

The futuristic rap-rave group, Die Antwoord—hailing from South Africa will bring their fresh new style they call “ZEF” to the City of Angels on Friday, Feb. 24 at Club Nokia. The crew consists of Ninja, Yo-Landi Vi$$er and DJ Hi-Tek and they’re ready to school you on their new style, which is a South African slang […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Grimes with Born Gold at the Echo – Feb. 24, 2012

  Influenced by multiple genres like R&B, hip-hop, goth, industrial and more, Grimes creates weird pop music that shatters musical boundaries and leaves listeners begging for more. With tracks noted for simple, but strong percussion, intense vocals and highly addictive melodies, Grimes may have gotten into the music game a bit later than most artists, […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (Feb.20 – 26, 2012)

Sleigh Bells at El Rey Theatre – Photo by Wei Shi 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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