Monthly Archives: February 2012

Contest: Win tickets to Fun. at the 987FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse – Feb. 20, 2012

The  987FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse is hosting a “fun” show this Monday, Feb. 20 and we really mean FUN. New York indie-pop rockers, Fun. will be performing a private show on top of the roof and we have your hook up to the show! 987FM always throws it down proper with complimentary drinks, food and of […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Los Campesinos! with Parenthetical Girls at Echoplex – Photos – Feb. 11, 2012

Now this was a super fabulous show! Cardiff’s Los Campesinos! hit the Echoplex this past Saturday, Feb. 11. in support of their fourth album Hello Sadness. The seven-piece UK bunch lit the Echoplex on fire with their eclectic mingling of indie tunes-noise, melody and everything in between that you could shake and sway your grove thing to. The ensemble was absolutely engaging and really got […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Contest: Win Tickets to Lenny Kravitz at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live (Feb. 16, 2012)

The one and only Lenny Kravitz plays the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live stage on Thursday, Feb. 16.  It’s been 5 years since Lenny’s last American tour but now he’s back!  In support of his 9th studio album Black and White America, get ready for a night of groovin’ rock and pop – peace, love and […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to The Expendables at the Glass House (Feb. 16, 2012)

The Expendables headline their yearly Winter Blackout Tour which rolls through the Glass House on Thursday, Feb. 16.  These four Santa Cruz long-time homies and bandmates have been busting out laidback surf/rock/reggae jams since 1997.  You’ll be high on the music in no time!  Through the Roots, MTHDS, and Fortunate Youth support. Tickets to the […]

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Emily Saex |
What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (Feb.13 – 19, 2012)

Lauryn Hill at Rock The Bells at San Manuel Amphitheater – Photo: Matt Fisher 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 […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Free Show: The Bronx with The Growlers at the Double Down Saloon, Las Vegas – Feb. 14, 2012

Although we love our boys, Mariachi El Bronx, we’ve seriously been craving the wild raw energy of The Bronx. Ask and you shall receive. The Bronx are playing a tight Valentine’s Day show this Feb. 14 at the Double Down Saloon in Las Vegas. Supporting The Bronx are The Growlers. This show is going to […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
James Mercer of The Shins at the 987FM Hollywood Tower Penhouse – Photos & Show Review – Feb. 7, 2012

James Mercer of the Shins came to the 987FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse this past Tuesday, Feb. 7 for a very intimate private performance; and let me tell you, it was amazing. All eyes were on Mercer as he warmed our hearts with his endearing and gentle vocals. Aside from playing new songs such as “Simple […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Lana Del Rey – Born to Die – Album Review

The ubiquitous Lana Del Rey:  Internet meme, late night comedy fodder and sex icon for the blogging generation.  It’s a story that could be told in anecdotal headlines or a simple Google image search. From SNL to Letterman and MTV to NME, Del Rey’s meteoric rise to fame is nothing short of a bona fide […]

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Concert Tickets: Hot Snakes at Alex’s Bar – April 5, 2012

This is the kind of show announcement that really stoke us out: Hot Snakes are playing Alex’s Bar on Thursday, April 5, 2012. After reuniting at Fun Fun Fun Fest and taking part in a few tour dates, San Diego’s Hot Snakes will be kicking off their first Los Angeles show in seven years at […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
The Features with Duniven at Bootleg Bar – Photos – Feb. 2, 2012

The Features blasted through the Bootleg Bar this past Thursday February 2. with a packed show in support of their album, Wilderness. The vibrant Nashville-quartet pumped out some roaring melodies and foot-stomping sounds that put fans in wholesome frenzy of good ole fun. Supporting The Features were Duniven. The two bands put on a fully engaging performance. Check out the photo […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |