Monthly Archives: February 2012

Contest: Win Tickets to Rebirth Brass Band at the Echoplex (Feb. 12, 2012)

The Grammy nominated Rebirth Brass Band will be bringing the sweet sounds of New Orleans to LA when they play the Echoplex on Sunday, February 12.  Rebirth Brass Band has been bringing the funk for over 25 years and the party ain’t over yet.  Do you feel like funkin’ it up?  Of course you do!  […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Groundation at the El Rey Theatre (Feb. 11, 2012)

Get ready to fill your ears with the reggae sounds from Groundation. This Northern Cali band will be making their way south and touching down upon the El Rey Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 for their 12th annual “Bob Marley Tribute Tour” with The Lions opening everything up. Reggae at heart, expect to hear some jazz […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Los Campesinos!
Contest: Win Tickets to Los Campesinos! at the Echoplex (Feb. 11, 2012)

Cardiff’s Los Campesinos! hit the Echoplex on Saturday, Feb. 11. On tour in support of their fourth album Hello Sadness, the seven-piece UK bunch bring an eclectic mingling of indie tunes- noise, melody and everything in between that you could possibly shake and sway to!  The endlessly engaging Parenthetical Girls support (see previous live review). […]

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Emily Saex |
††† (Crosses) at The Glass House – Photos and Show Review – Jan. 31, 2012

When most bands play their first show, they are (rightfully so) nervous. They don’t know if anyone will enjoy them, they have no fans there specifically for them, and money is scarce—so their equipment (and therefore their sound) isn’t always great. Of course, these normal problems didn’t seem relevant for the first public performance by […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Dr. Dog at the Orpheum (Feb. 10, 2012)

Philadelphia’s Dr. Dog will be kicking out the jams at the Orpheum on Friday, Feb. 10.  On tour in support of their new studio album Be The Void, which comes out Feb. 7th on Anti Records, this show will be prime opportunity to hear some of the new tracks live.  Their tantalizing blend of psychedelic […]

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Emily Saex |
Contest: Win Tickets to Anthony Green at the Fox Theater Pomona (Feb. 11, 2012)

If you didn’t win tickets to Anthony Green’s sold-out show this Thursday at the El Rey, here’s your chance to see the Circa Survive front-man in action. We’re giving away tickets to Anthony Green at the Fox Theater Pomona performing this Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. Supporting Anthony Green are The Dear Hunter and Isodora Crane. Anthony is […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Contest: Win Tickets to Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at the Key Club (Feb. 11, 2011)

  “Supafunkrock” would be the best way to describe the sounds of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, as it’s filled with various influences from each of its band members. Expect nothing but a funk-charged blast of percussion, brass and heavy guitar riffs that will invigorate your soul when seeing them live…which you can cause they’re […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Lazerbeak “Lava Bangers” — Album Review

Aaron Mader, aka Lazerbeak, has taken time off from his guitar duties in the indie band The Plastic Constellations to drop his second solo LP, Lava Bangers. The producer and artist has had recent success with Doomtree’s No Kings album, which is a hip-hop collective of like-minded artists (or really high school friends) who are […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (Feb.6 – 12, 2012)

Anthony Green of Cira Survive at PacSun’s Beach Ballyhoo – Photo: Ivette Orenos 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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Win Tickets to James Mercer of The Shins at the 98.7 FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse –

The  987FM Hollywood Tower Penthouse is back in action delivering private intimate performances with some of the best artists out there! This coming Tuesday, Feb. 7th, 987FM will host an awesome evening with James Mercer of The Shins! And we have your hook up to the show! 98.7 always throws it down proper with complimentary drinks, food […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |