Monthly Archives: July 2012

Jail Guitar Doors Benefit with Wayne Kramer of the MC5 – Photos Review – July 12, 2012

It’s not every day you get to see the legendary Wayne Kramer of the MC5 perform live! Fans were graced with the Motor City icon on Thursday, July 12 at the Echoplex for the Jail Guitar Doors benefit featuring numerous musicians such as David Yow of the Jesus Lizard, Chris Shiflett of the Foo Fighters, Gilby […]

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PRESALE PASSWORD: The Black Keys with Tegan and Sara at STAPLES CENTER – Oct. 6,2012

It’s always a beautiful thing to see one of your long time favorite bands grow into being world renowned. Happily shocked the Black Keys have SOLD OUT their Oct. 5 Staples Center show date. Most of you hopped on their bandwagon once Brothers hit the streets. You should really check out their early catalog (especially: Thick […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Big K.R.I.T. with Casey Veggies, Big Sant at El Rey Theatre – July 30, 2012

Hailing from Meridian, Mississippi, Big K.R.I.T. (born Justin Scott) is climbing the hip-hop scene like a blazing fire! At just 24 years-old, Big K.R.I.T. possesses the musical intuition of an old soul. It is rare to find an artist who has both age and wisdom on his side, which is something not scene in young hip-hop […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Dirty Projectors at the Wiltern – July 28, 2012

It’s gonna be a rocking party as the Dirty Projectors play at the Wiltern on Saturday, July 28, 2012. In the band’s ten-year career, they’ve released seven LPs and aren’t stopping anytime soon as they share their experimental indie rock vibes with fans. To get things started, Wye Oak will open up for them. Tickets to […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to The Ettes at The Satellite (July 28, 2012)

Nashville based trio The Ettes return to LA to rock The Satellite on Saturday, July 28.  Their special brand of beat-punk rock and roll meets garage pop fuzz power is a musical force to be reckoned with and their 2011 album release Wicked Will was a Grimy Goods favorite (peep review here).  Now’s the time […]

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Peter & The Magician – Memory – Album Review

Whatever French label Kitsune releases is a bonafide hit in my book and Peter & The Magician’s new remix single for “Memory” has been added to my summer good vibes playlist for its amazing electro flavor that comes in five totally addictive flavors (remixes). Comprised of French producer Yusek and Belgian producer The Magician (a former member of […]

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The Bouncing Souls with The Mezingers at the Mayan – Photos Review – July 12, 2012

New Jersey punk rockers, The Bouncing Souls played the Mayan this past Thursday to a packed house of long-time fans. The Bouncing Souls performed in support of their new album release, Comet, but have been going non-stop since 1989 putting on endless high-energy live shows. This performance was no different from their predecessors. With a pogoing mix of songs old […]

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Hot New Music: K-Holes – Dismania – Album Review

K-Holes are intravenous catatonia for gutter junkies, glam goths and the nocturnal.  Their name is derived from the crucial point of a ketamine-induced high that produces feelings of disassociation and schizophrenia.  The appropriately titled Dismania is more complex than their debut and almost unrelentingly macabre in its dissection of the New York City underworld.  A […]

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Coachella Cruise Line Up – December 2012 – Bahamas and Jamaica

All aboard the S.S. Coachella — man, this is going to be a shit show. Get ready for music, drunks and debauchery over the HIGH seas. Click here for more info!

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Contest: Win Tickets to Spoek Mathambo at the Echoplex (July 26, 2012)

Johannesburg’s Spoek Mathambo (real name: Nthato Mokgata) will be providing his Afro-funk tunes to Angelenos at the Echoplex on Thursday, July 26, 2012. The Africa native first captured our attention with some collaborative projects—Sweat X, Playdoe—that placed his smart, dirty vocals on top of electro-rap bangers that activated dancefloors across the globe and now he’s come into his […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |