Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sea Wolf Shares New Single: “Old Friend”

Sea Wolf has shared their new single “Old Friend” off their third studio album, Old World Romance out September 11 via Dangerbird Records. With a simple, yet meaningful drum beat, lush ethereal echoes and twinkling guitar strings — the song is a heartfelt number that you can only imagine to be very powerful and emotive live.The song […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Check Yo Ponytail 2 with SpaceGhostPurrp at the Echoplex (July 17, 2012)

Miami’s SpaceGhostPurrp brings the rage to the stage at Check Yo Ponytail 2 at the Echoplex on Tuesday, July 17.  This young, digital era, cult hip-hop rising star has begun to pave his way, with a specialty brand of murky, hardcore rap.  His album Mysterious Phonk: The Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp is out now, but don’t […]

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Video: Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra “Want It Back” (Uncensored)

Gotta love Amanda Palmer, she sure does love to get naked and doesn’t give two fucks if she rocks the hairy crotch and armpits to match. Remember our ’09 post of her exhibitionism? No, well take a look here. Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra unleashed the new “Want It Back” music video today, offering […]

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Future Islands Share New Track: “Cotton Flower”

  Future Islands have shared a lovely new song titled, “Cotton Flower.” which is a song about holding a bulb of cotton up to the sun, and dissecting its strange beauty while sitting in a field with someone you love. To make it more interesting, they invited minimalist pop-punk act Ed Schrader’s Music Beat to join […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Tangerine Dream at Club Nokia (July 12, 2012)

Dubbed as the “World’s leading synth band” by The New York Times, get ready for a musical explosion as Tangerine Dream plays Club Nokia this Thursday, July 12, 2012. The this seven-time Grammy-nominated European band uses just high-end modern technology, simultaneously surrounded by a strong rock’n’roll identity, which makes for an all-night dance fest! Tickets to the […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Aesop Rock at the El Rey Theatre – July 13, 2012

Aesop Rock (not to be mistaken with the moniker biter, A$AP Rocky) will headline the El Rey Theatre this Friday, July 13 in support of his sixth studio album, Skelethon — set for release this July 10 via Rhymesayers. Supporting Aesop will be Rob Sonic, DJ Big Wiz, Edison, and Dark Time Sunshine. Get ready for […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Codeine at Echoplex – July 13, 2012

So it seems that all the original band members of Codeine (John Engle, Stephen Immerwahr, Chris Brokaw) will play a short series of live dates – just under 20 shows, and Angelenos will get a chance to see them live when they play the Echoplex this Friday, July 13, 2012, with singer/songwriter Mark Eitzel sharing […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (July 9 – 15, 2012)

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 and local musicians and venues. Let us know […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Gary Lucas & Friends at Echoplex – July 16, 2012

A world-class guitar hero, a Grammy-nominated songwriter and composer, an international recording artist with more 20 acclaimed solo albums to date, and a soundtrack composer for film and television, Gary Lucas is one hell of an accomplished musician. He’ll be performing at the Echoplex on Monday, July 16, 2012 and will be joined by a […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Saint Motel at the El Rey Theatre (July 14, 2012)

Los Angeles’ very own Saint Motel hit the El Rey Theatre stage on Saturday, July 14 for their album release show.  Hear the new album, Voyeur, live and be the first to get a copy at the show – double win!  Princeton and Chasing Kings support, completing an LA-centric night of indie-alt pop music. Tickets […]

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Emily Saex |