Monthly Archives: August 2012

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How To Have a Legit FYF Fest Experience

FYF kicks off tomorrow! Are you ready? We certainly are. If you’re new to FYF or just forgetful, below are some helpful tips to make the most out of yours and everyone’s FYF experience. Wear sunblock and plenty of it. There isn’t much shade in the L.A. Historic Park and while you’re at it, bring […]

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Echo Park Rising 2012 – Photos

Echo Park Rising, we were there, were you there? I think we saw you there … Check out our photo gallery below! Awesome shots of some of L.A. finest musicians: NO, Youngblood Hawk, Son Ark, Voxhaul Broadcast, The Lonely Wild, and many more. Photography: Rozette Diaz & Monique Hernandez   Click through the photo gallery below for more […]

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Polica at Echoplex – Photos Review – Aug. 21, 2012

Headed by the enchanting, Channy Leaneagh and members of Gayngs — Policabplayed to a full-house last week at the Echoplex. The place was packed with a very stylish and sexy crowd of female fans. Aside from the great performance on stage, there was a lot of eye candy for men (and women) to gaze upon. […]

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Hot New Music – Yeasayer – Fragrant World – Album Review

  The opposite of love is not hate but rather indifference. Arguable, right? I will say this, when a lot of people start loving an indie band, I’m often dubious, and doesn’t really good indie take a while to seep into your pores?  How can someone love a band that’s trying to be different right […]

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FYF Fest 2012 Set Times Announced

 FYF set times are here! Read ’em and weep! Get ready for some serious show collisions, decision making and/or fast footwork. Click on the image to go big! UPDATED FYF SET TIMES OLD SET TIMES

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Concert Tickets: Black Star (Mos Def & Talib Kweli) at Club Nokia – Sept. 22, 2012

“Black Star, Shining, Shining, we in the house, Shining, Shining, we in the house” … Talib Kweli and Mos Def are back in Los Angeles for another bangin’ show at Club Nokia. If you missed their very brief (and very delayed) show last year at Rock The Bells or any of their L.A. dates— the […]

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Opossom – Electric Hawaii – Album Review

There is something to be said about a band that purposefully misspells their name after the world’s most famous marsupial and then titles their first album Electric Hawaii.  Kody Nielson (Mint Chicks) and his new band Opossom tinker with the idea of oddities and pleasantries existing together.  Theirs is a sound much like the Today! […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Trust at the Echo (September 11, 2012)

Toronto’s Trust, play the Echo on Tuesday, September 11.  The dynamic dark wave, industrial electronic duo showed up on our Hot Band radar back in February, winning Grimy Goods over with both their amazing debut album TRST and then again with their off the hook live show, riling up a sweaty, dancing crowd, as openers […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Thee Oh Sees at the El Rey Theatre (September 9, 2012)

San Francisco’s experimental psych-garage rockers Thee Oh Sees play the El Rey Theatre on Sunday, September 9.  Thee Oh Sees are currently on their North American Fall Tour in support of their newest album release, Putrifiers II, which is poised to drop on September 11 via In The Red Records.  Prepare to die and go […]

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Contest: Win Tickets to Devin Townsend Project & Katatonia with Paradise Lost, Stolen Babies at the El Rey Theatre (September 8, 2012)

The Devin Townsend Project & Katatonia will team-up for the “Epic Kings & Idols Tour”, a co-headlining North American run featuring Paradise Lost as direct support and Stolen Babies as openers. They’re playing the El Rey Theatre on Sat. September 8, 2012. Tickets to the show are $20, doors at 6 p.m. and this show is all ages.  We […]

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